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 i-r  VOL 2.      NO. 48.  SftNDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  I 111 II.  A Great  Property With A Wonderful Showing.  -   In the crescent hillside, south of the  city,  and midway down   the slope are  situated the Ruth and the Star mines,  which have already a world-wide rcp-  ,  utatiou   because   of   their shipments  and dividends to the owners, pushing  jointly ,weil  on to the million  mark.  Above these,in a westerly direction.are  situated tho Ivanhoe mines  owned by  the   Minnesota Silver Go., with   P. J.  '' Hickey, one of the company, resident  . manager, which,   from present indications, are shortly to become one of tho  crowning features  o   the  silvery  Slo-  can's   unriValled   celebrity.     To   the  present   the   property    can' only   be  reached   by a  tortuous  rawhide  trail  branching from tho further end of the  Ruth wagon road, and some two and a  hall miles beyond.   The first object to  catch   the eye on\thc property,  is, an  excellent   boarding   and  bunk   house  made out of large timber* nicely hewn  and finished in real rustic fashion.   It  has a  capacity lor some 50 or 60 men,  with all  modern conveniences, including ii   bath room   with  hot and   cold  water  supply,   which "must  prove   a  great, convenience t.o the. employed.   It  is located in  a beautilul cedar grove,  ami is at once cheerfully and   healthfully situated and  free from  dangers  from slides  in every form.    From the  supplies  of provisions   visible   iu  all  corners,   it is evident that the inner  man of all the workmen  is well oared  for.  The property consists, we understand, of some 11 claims all of which  wero bought, at round prices, from'tho  orgtnal locators, principal nmong  whom was one Wills who located the  Ivanhoe and  Ifllain claims.   The prop-  ,.     ���������!.....        ". . l.n t������   'i  1 . 1-1     3lil   ������������������      ill  tunnel No. 1, on which some 550 feet  of.a drift has been driven, extending  on one end to the surface also.  As we have indicated, so far No. 4  tunnel is the principal base of operations. A cross-cut of a few feet on one  side of this strikes a parallel vein of  some three foot in thickness, where  struck' containing a valuable grade of  silver-lead ore also. On No. 4 tunnel  a shaft is being sunk on the. lend, now  about 137 feet, a gasoline hoist being  employed.' This will bo extended  about as far again on the lead also,  where a cross-cut will be run tothesur  face, and will constitute tunnel No. 5.  As we intimated at the outset, there  aro sevi ral thousands of tons of ore on  the dump awaiting the'eonstruction of  the tram and concentrator the coming  summer���������enough to keep the niiil  going for a long time. As no attempt  has been nude at mining, on account  of the tram and concern rator being in  anticipation, the accumulation of ore  on the dump is the outcome of development merely.' Shipping also has  been very light, simply utilizing the  return oi the rawhides going up with  necessary supplies, only about 5U0 tuns  being brought down altogether, and  that realizing at our computation above  100 (iZ silver ,md 70 per cent. lead.  The walls wlunever reached appear  firm and well defined, the timbering  employed being principally required  to prevent the ore from falling, on  which sloping will be commenced  when the proposed mill will be under  way.  Of course no one can see tho output  of a mine only as operations proceed,  out no in" the indications presented to  the most thoughtful observers is it is  quite evident that once tho mill is in  operation and mining is commenced  this will rank os one of the largest  shippers in the country, and prove  itselt one of the most valuable of the  Slocan's many very valuable properties.  SCOTTISH dill.  The Following Is Taken From Their  Last Report in London, Eng..  New Denver Against  Eight-Hour Law.  erty then ;ibiits''.hc Star at tlie southwest, the Ruth at the north-west, the  -Canadian group on tlie west and  is near the Wakefield just over the  divide. No doubt from the lie of the  country and the stroke of tlie leads,  the Wakefield and otner Slocan Lake  properties are tho southern extensions,  the Until and the Star the northerly  extensions and, most probably, the  Last Chance, tho Noble Five, the lleco,  the Payne, etc., across the gulch from  the city, further extensions shifted  perhaps in ages through the operations  of nature. The property is often called | ���������Nelson Tribune  the Ivanhoe because that was one of  worked  of   the  Tlie feeling in New Denver and  vicinity is   in  the main opposed  to the  adoption - of the now eight-hour law,  the men themselves b������ing in favor of  the old standard. The mine owners  operating from there will close down  their properties rather than pay full  rates for the shorter day. It is pointed  out that witli no ore being shipped and  few supplies coming in, the Canadian  Pacific Railway will be the principal  sufferer. In any event, should the law  not be repealed, the Slocan wHl r ccive  a set-back that it will take ifyears- to  get over. Already capital is becoming  alnrmed, to the detriment of the camp.  the iirst located and worked of  group, though the Elgin has been  more developed of later days by the  company. The other claims in the  group are the Bendigo, Morning, Tom  Bowling, Transit, Big Kanawha, Great  Easter, Admiral Nelson', Kitchener and  the Valarie.0 Ore has been found under development on the Ivanhoe, Great  Eastern; Elgin, Tom Bowling, Big Kanawha and the Kitchen, the Ivanhoe  and the Elgin, however, being principally worked and the last named mostly jr'i latbr days.  AoHhis season of the year, when the  ground is covered with five or six feet  o.'snbw, the first thing  to indicate to  the visitor that there is a mine in the  neighborhood;' from the camp, is  the  huge pile of rock and ore at the mouth  of the 565-foot cross-cut tunnel driven  in a south-easterly direction to tap the  lead on what is now called No. 4, or  lower tunnel,    Higher up   there are  shorter   cross-cuts driven for   experiment;  but this is the main entrance  to all the workings on the Ivanhoe and  Elgin,claims.     With that length   of  cross-cut the vein is struck, and No. 4  tunnnel, a drift on the vein both ways,  follows, reaching some 1,300   feet in  length. Thoughout the entire property  the ore is concentrating, with clean ore  running some 100 oz. in silver and 70  per cent. lend.   As in all other mines,  the lead   principally drifted   on now  |i .varies in  thickness.   It often reaches.  |f over 20 feet; and may average 12 leet  \ throughout as far as work  has gone.  In many places the overhanging wall  has been found ;  but as no attempt at  stoping has  been made from   first to  last, the foot-wall has been rarely seen,  and as a consequence the width of the  seam is for the most part undetermined.   Somewhere near the centre of  the present: length of No. 4 tunnel an  upraise, with an ore chute along side,  If of 100 feet is met.   This lands one on1  No. 3 tunnel, consisting of a 400-foot  drift but stops short   of the surface,  and may never, in consequence of the  methodical,   system   of    ventilation  throughout th.e property, be extended  to it.   Another upraise from No.,3 of  180 feet lands one on No. 2 tunnel, a  ... drift on, the rein also, of some 400 feet  J  in  length   reaching the surface.     A  corresponding raise  of some  75 feet  with the chute alongside lands one on  Declined a Liberal offer.  Shannon and McGillivray,  the pi'in . _  cipal owners of the Ncopawa group, on   lower claims when the snow disappears  "The mines and claims in which the  company is interested are in the Slocan division of Western Kootenay, B.  C. As stated in the report, thore are  20 claims, all contiguous, covering t:io  large area of 554 acres. These are  stukcri taut,on what is known -is the  Gold Range, a mountainous region of  which some of the peaks reach an  altitude ol overld,000feet. This region  forms the central mountainous district  of British Columbia, running nearly  north and south, and lying between  the Rocky mountains on the east, and  the coast range on -the west. The  claims are situated near the mining  village of Three Forks. They extend  southwards from.the creek called Carpenter creek (which at this point is,  approximately, 2,000 feet above the  sea level) and they raise to the summit  of the mountains, nearly 7,000 feet  high. An excellent wagon road winds  up the hillside following fur fully half  the distance the course or llowiun  creek or river, a tributary of, and  flowing imrUi wards into, Carpenter  creek. The principal workings are in  two steep valleys Or baains, known as  the Alamo ba.-dn and the Idaho basin,  which botli run down in a northerly  direction 'towards Howson creek, ihe  watershed or the division between tho  two basins being formed by a sbari -  pointed shoulder, or hogback. The  TheAlanio and Idaho veins were struck  on the surface of the summit of the  mountain. The trees form a valuable  adjunct to the mine, large quantities  of timber being required for the supporting the tunnels and lor building  purposes, etc. The declivity of the  hills is an important factor in the  value of mines, tunnelling from the  hillside being a much simpler and  more economical method of mining  than sinking shalts.  "In our mines the veins have not yet  been proved to a  great depth.   There  are, however, rich mines being worked  in the vicinity of the  concentrator at  an    elevation   of 300 feet above the  level of the river.   There are also outcrops  of mineral and workings with  good showings of ore' in  every  direc- |  tion,   high and low,   and one  cannot  travel by  road  or rail  without seeing  evidences, every few hundred yards, of  mines being opened up.   It is rea'son-  ablo, therefor, to expect that the Idaho-  Alamo   veins  will go  down to great  depth.   It is our manager's intention  to do some prospecting work on  these  offer the shareholders an interest in n  thoroughh developed property, which  they had every confidence would return  good dividends. If he did not make  any promises of an early dividend, it  was from no want of confidence in their  capacity to do so. On the contrary, he  considered the early possibilities of a  dividend were excellent. They hnd  been able not only to meet,,all their  liabilities and to largelv reduce the  contingent liabilities on shares held in  other concerns, hut they also had at  this moment a considerable sum of  cash in hand Although the sum was  not. consider d as profit in thoaccnuntx,  it was so in reality; being a return  from one of tnoir investments, and it  represented an interest of 5 per cent,  on the issued capital of the company."  MINES AMD MINING.  Around the Slocan.  on  Ten Mile creek, Slocan Lake, have de  clincd overtures made this week for  the control of their property. Toronto  capitalists wore at the back of the  scheme, and their proposal was embraced in three different ways, covering a period o.f eighteen months. The  highest cash offered was S25.000, with  5O'O0O $1 shares in , addition. The  bonders offered to keep not less than  four .miners at work continuously.  The. bonds were sent all.ready for signing, but were rejected, as tne value  placed on the property is in excess oi  the figures offered. The.bonders never  Baw the Neepawa, but made the offer  on the strength of the recent strike of  clean ore thereon.  His Bearship.  in the spring. It is proposed to divert  part of the stream and carry to a sluice  tor a sulficient distance in order to  wash the surlace at various points, in  the expectation of exposing mineral  outcropings, which 'lire in most cases  only covered to a depth of a few feet  I with what is locally known as 'wash.'  During the past six months Mr.Hughes,  their manager, has been negotiating  with the smelters for a lower freight  and treatment rate, and we have just  heard that, he has been successful.in  obtaining a reduction of $15 per ton.  The smelters are all very anxious  to get the Idaho ore, as it contains  a large percentage of silica. I was informed by one of the ci.iefs of tho Canadian Pacific Railway that they would  smelt our ore at cost price in order to  secure pur traffic.: There is, however,  another factor which ought very soon  to have an important bearing on the  future prosperity of our mines. I refer to the.likelihood that'we shall have  another railway competing' with the  C.P.R., brought up to a jsoiiit. only a  few hundred below the level of our  present workings. The i.ew line, the  Great Northern Railroad, will, it is expected, start from Sandon, about Ave  miles up Carpenter creek, and situated  at an altitude of 3,000 feet above the  sea ie.vel. .This comoany has its  present terminus at Sandon, and it is  anxious to hayeitsshareof the mineral j  From the Mining Record :  Notwithstanding the unprecedented  depression in  this section of the province, it can be said with  the  utmost  truthfulness���������having rnconrce  to the  vernacular of tho regular newspaper  correspondent���������that   tlie   mines,   one  und all. never looked  so well, and  the  prospects wero never so hright and encouraging  for the   Slocan district   as  thcyarc to-day.   This is not one of the  results of the attention  which is now  being bestowed upon us in the  financial  centres of Canada   and the   Old  Country;  but rather fhc latter'is directly  traceable to   the  former.    It is  common  knowledge   that the Slocan  has been side-tracked by the representatives of capital for years, solely on  account of tho unwarranted prejudice  which  existed   against silver properties;  our mines  receiviug  but scant,  consideration  until   the district   had  risen by sheer1 pluck and  merit to an  eminence   whence  recognition   could  not longer be withheld.   Thy Payne,  that monument of wealth to which we  can always refer with justifiable pride,  continues  to beat even  its own mammoth record in the way of shipments.  Thus early in the vear it has a grand  total'' of   two   thousand live hundred  tons to its credit, and last week alone  its  output amounted  to two hundred  and seventy tons.   Tho remodelling of  this company into a strictly Canadian  concern and placing of the stock on  the open market should do a great deal  to stimulate investment in tnese parts,  more especially when the prodigious  profits already earned and still in process are thoroughly comprehended.  The Last Chance has not belied the  anticipations which were for =ned of its  capabilities last year. Although allowing the Payne undisputed right to  the title of supremacy, it is far in  advance of any other property in the  silver belt and manages to ship an  average of a car every day over its  new tramway, whieh latter, by the  way. works to perfection in the smallest detail.  Owing to the scarcity of water and  consequent stoppage of the concentrator for a time, the Slocan Star has not  figured so far this year in the list of  shippers, but this must not be construed into an indication of weakness,  because in actual fact, the very reverse  lappens to be the ease.  Silver is 59? cents and lead 34.40.  The   Slocan Stur   will soon   put  their full force again.  The Iron Mask's (Rossland) ledge is  over five feet, in width.  The 1'ayne struck a nice showing of  or������. on No. 4 tunnel recently.  Tlie Priyne Mining Co. has'paid a  dividend of 525,000 for March.  The Whitowate mine with 130 men  will soon make some big shipments.  Mr. Walton has a large tunnel contract on the Ajax Fraction, on which  he is working.  Pat Burns will probably stock the  Moliio Hughes and the California with  Eitritern capital.  D. J. McLachlan, the new manager  of tho Whitewater Dpcp, is making  ready to put on a full force of men.  Negotiations are under way for the  Enterprise mine b the London <fcB. O.  corporation. The consideration is  $750,000.  Gc-rgc Long and Nat Tucker, of  New Denver, have given an option on  the Silver Leaf, a claim own������d by-  them adjoining the Arlington group,  with Springer creek on the south. Tlie  property has the same lead as the  Arlington, but has had no work done  on it beyond assessments. The option  i? for #4,000, of which S220 was paid  down, and the balance falls due on  May 1. A. Behne, acting for the new  Arlington management, was tho_party  securing the option.  Manager Sandiford has again increased the force on the Bosun, and he  expects shortly to further add to the  working force. In the No. 2 tunnel  the paystreak has widened out and  the test winze, at is mouth, has developed a four-foot ledge, which promises  great things. The ground above No. 1  and No. 2 tunnels is to be stuped, and  when the necessary openings are made  there will be a good sized force employ! d. Another carload of ore is  sacked r������ady for shipment.-making up  the regular monthly compliment of  100 tons.  The winze  being sunk in the No. 2  tunnel at the   Wakefield  Mines,  has  now reached a depth of 70 feet.   The  ground was hard  and quite an  inflow  of water was encountered, so that the  contractors concluded to throw up the  contract aud work  for the company at  day's pay.   A good amount of ore  has  been encountered all the way down, so  the company  will  push  the work  to  completion as  fast as possible.    The  Wakefield Mines are employing a large  number of   men   doing   development  work. _   When   their   tramway   is   in  operation, the building of which is de- ,  cided upon, it will be the bigges' shipping mine in the lake region.���������Silver-  Ionian.  Sandon Ore Shipments,  Mr. Bennett, of the Palace saloon,  has a bear and 'notwithstanding all,his  bcarship's advantages of an education  he adheres  to his traditional teaching  and instincts. . In the early winter he  crawled under a building to enjoy tlie  winter in quiet and repose,  as is" the  custom  of   bears in the their unedu  cated state.   In line with the record of  his forefathers he came out of his lair  on the second of February   to see his  shadow ; and as Old Sol, around Sandon  at least, is, no respector of persons, he  refused  to climb our south hill that  day'for the bear, as he would have refused for the Mikado of Japan.   Bruin  got disgusted at this disrespect of his (the future, keeping in  bearship and went to his den for another six weeks' snooze. When this  period was up, however, he was denied  permission to follow his ancestral  usuages, for he found himself blocked  in under the floor between two joists;  Anticipating the predicament���������Mr.  Sharkey got in under the floor and  pushed out Bruin before him, as a soldier would a woolsack at his approach  to the mouth of, a roaring gun. Bruin  is out now and will be. ready, after he  diets a while, to give passers-by  amusement as he did   last fall.  has disclosed such large bodies of <sre  that those in authority do not.hesita.te  to express the opinion that there is  more in sight now than at any; time  during the past three years. It would  be a good policy, therefore, to watch  and see these predictions verified in  future shipments.  Probably the most important strike  of the month, however, has been made  in the lower tunnel of the Queen Bess.  This mine has Jong been recognizee,  is  a considerable factor   in  the   Slocan  production, but from all accounts it is  in a position to very largely increase  its oatput whenever it is deemed advisable,   news   which must   be   very  gratifying to  Mr. Milburne,  the managing-director,  who has only just returned from an extended stay  iii London.   The strike referred  to consists  of several feet of solid gaicnain No. 5,  or lower tunnel, which  has been extended ' sufficiently ��������� to tap the main  ore-chute.     Some   apprehension   was  felt at one time that the ore might not  continue as favoraMe lower down as it  did near the surface, but all'doubts' on  that point are now fortunately set at  rest.     When   we remember that the  - .. The   following is   a list of'.ore ship-  Deyclopnient | merits over the   K. AS.  from Sandon  for the week ending April 7 :  .. MINE. tons.  Payne................... .......300  Last Chance..... ..140  Slocan Star.... .........................60  Ivanhoe '. .......19  Total ...519  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  traffic of our district.   The   new  line .���������     ���������w ^  has been surveyed up to the Idaho, and j tunnel was driven somTlive hundred  it would have an easy gradient. As to : feet on the ledge without encountering  view the dis-(anything of value, there is seen to be  appointment experienced in connect-1 the more leason for congratulation  ion with the prospects held out at the j now that' the chute has finally been  last general meeting of the distribution'reaehed. It is safe to say that the  of a dividend, the directors were most! reserves of the mine have been fully  unwilling to.give,any; definite promise doubled atone bound,and themanage-  of the payment of adividendout ot the ment will lose no time in pushing the  current year. 1liey, however, held a'jso.e to exploit it at still greater  high opinion of the value   of the two; depth.  prinoipalpropertiesin which the.com-j '-j   '���������_    ������.<, '    ������������������"  pany were interested'.   The Lake Way      Tn pTrRTr rnr n TV nNrir n . v  mine would most likely enter mtothe \    i0 0UJiE G0LD 1N ���������0JSE DAY-  producing stage during   th   course ot I Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets,  year,  and the time   had now   all but! All druggists refund too money if it  arrived, when they   would   be able to fails to cure.' 25 cents.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from this station for the week  ending April 7 :  Mine.- Tons.  Jackson 32  Whitewater.... ..64  Total.  .96  Three Forks Ore Shipments.  The ore shipments from Three Forks  for the week ending March 31 were :  Mine.                                       Tons.  Queen Bess 255$  Total.;   .....255}  IN BED FOR WEEKS.  .Mr. Lewis Johnston, living near Toledo, Leeds Co., Ont., says that he had  rheumatism so bad that he was confined to bed for weeks. Two doctors  did him ho good, In one week after  taking Milburn's Rheumatic Pills he  was out of bea and is now cured.  mm  SSKSlA  v*+\.        ���������st-  5 i "::������������������-&.��������� ���������=.  ���������* . .1-" -'IP.' A /       xj *  | About the House,  IP WE DIDN'T HAVEi TO EAT.  Life  would  be  an easy  matter  I������   we didn't  havo to  eat.  It we never had- to utter,  "Won't you pass the bread and butter;  Likewise  push  along  tho platter  Full o������ meat?"  Yes, if food were obsolete  Life would be a jolly treat  It  we didn't���������shine  or shower,  Old or young  'bout every hour���������  Have  to cat,   eat, eat,  oat,  eat ���������  'Twould bo jolly if we didn't  have  to eat!  We could save a lot of money  I������ we didn't havo to eat.  Could we cease our busy buying  Baking,   broiling,  brewing,   frying,  Life would then be. ohl so sunny  And complete!  And  we  wouldn't   fear to  greet  .Every  grocer  in   the  street  If we didn't���������man or woman,  Every  hungry,  helpless  human-  Have to eat,  eat, eat, eat,  eat,���������  Wo'd save money if we didn't hare  to  eat!  All our worry would be over  If we didn't have to eat,  Would  the butcher, baker, grocer,  Get  our    hard-earned  money? No,  sir!  We would then bo right in clover.  Cool  and  sweet;   p  Want  and  hunger  we would  cheat.  And  we'd get  there with  both  feet  It  we didn't���������poor or weaLthy,  Halt  or nimble,  sick or healthy���������  Have  to eat,  eat, eat,  eat,  eat,���������  We'd be happy if we didn't have to  eat!  -  DOMESTIC USES OP BEET?.  Soups.���������All soups have a general  basis which is callsd "stock.'' The|  Prench, who aro noted for their  economy, use all sorts of scraps of  meat and bone for soup stock, keeping a kettle expressly for this use  termed a "stock pot."' Bones arc rich  in gelatinoids and thus are valuable  for soupmaking. In the ordinary  family much is thrown away and  wasted that would be valuable in (he  stock pot. It is customary to buy tha  shin bone or leg for soup. A knuckle  of veal adds substance to the stock,  being very gelatinous. Crack the  bon.'s so as to allow the wafer to penetrate to Ihe marrow. Uso ono quart  of water to each pound of meat ox-  bone. Put meat in kettle with cold  water and heat gradually, skimming  whatever scum arises to the top as it  corms to a boil. 'Let it simmer several  hours until thi meat is thoroughly  cooked, then remove meat and bones  and strain through a coarse iowel laid  in a colander, into a stone jar or  par then vessel. When cold take off  all fat that arises. This slock is useful  for a variety of soups.  Clear Soup.���������Peel and wash (ho vegetables and use them whole. This  gives the flavor without the cloudiness whioh cutting up causes Uso  one carrot, one turnip, and an onion  for three quarts of stock. Stick six  or eight cloves in the onion, add salt  and pepper and a buoquot of herbs,  parsley, green celery leaves, a bay  leaf and almost any kind of herb save  sage. Cook for two hours after adding  the vegetables and 3train before serving.  m i m  Vegetable Soup.���������A very nutritious  aud most palatable, soup that was tho  ouly dish served for tho meal in my  childhood day, was a vegetable soup.  A leg of beef with the bone well cracked was put into cold water and slowly  brought to a boil, thon simmered until  the meat dropped from the bones  which were removed. Potatoes,  onions, . rice and a variety of other  vegetables, in fact almost anything  that happened to be at hand, were  then put into the soup and cooked  till well done, salt and pepper, being  added with the vegetables. Plenty of  the "thickening' was served with the  soup and it made a bountiful'repast  satisfying the hearty, appetites of  hungry children. Some would term  this dish a "stew," but ' we always  called it "soup.''  ���������Bouillon.���������This is a delicate soup if  properly made, and is served in cups at  the beginning of a fine, dinner or  luncheon. Use seven or eight pounds  of the leg or shin of beef. Crack bones  well and put into .a kettle with cold  water to cover meat and bones, heating slowly. After it boils add a teaspoonful of salt to a quart of the  liquid. Skim frequently. Use two  carrots, two turnips, onions, one head  of celery, three white cloves, a sprig  of parsley, two young leeks, one half  teaspoon of peppercorns, and a bunch  of soup herhs. Stew gently for five  hours. Tha meat and vegetables maybe served on a platter. Strain the  soup, let it cool asnd take off the fat.  This is better if'made'.a day before  It is served. Thftn warm and add a  few tiny squares of, bread cut thin  and thoroughly toasted.  Ox Tail Soup.���������The or tail being  very gelatinous makes a fine coup  highly appreciated by epicureav Use  one ox tail, two pounds lean beef, four,  carrots, threo Jarge onions, a bunch  of thyme*: Cut the tail in pieces and  fry brown ia batter; remove and fry  the onions and carrots in the same pan.  Put the ox tall and fried , vegetables  In a simp pot with the beef out into,  slices, and the thyme, grate in two  . carrots land ponr four quarts of cold  water over the ingredients. Boil  alowy for four hours, strain, thicken  wilh two tablespoonfuls of flour. Add  ������u*     -Ablenponnful   each   of    salt   and  sugar and the juice of half a lemon.  .Beef Celery Soup.���������One quart of  solid lean beef (round steak will do),  cut into small pifxses, cover with two  auarls cold water. AVhen it comes to  a boil set back to simmer for two hours.  Then add a, stalk of celery cut into  dice, ono small onion minced, one half  cup rios well washed, one tablespoon  salt. Simmer for two hours, then add  a pint of milk, heat up again, strain  and serve.  COMMON SENSE CLOTHING.  It is impossible to estimate the  amount of suffering to which young  children are condemned by tho fads of  ihi?ir parents. The poor little' things  cannot cure for themselves, nor can  they protest against the well-  mount cruelty of thoso whose charge  they are. Societies exist for the prevention of cruelty to children, but  their right to interfere stops short of  the control of tho hygienic heresies of  parents.  Fortunately for the succeeding* generations of .mankind, these* hygienic  faddists are not in tho majority und  most parents let their children; grow  up under a common-sense method of  health training, or perhaps under no  method whatever, which is tho next  best  thing.  Mistaken parents may be roughly  designated under two grand divisions,  ���������the coddlers and tho toughners,���������  and it is hard to say which do tho more  harm.  'J ho theory of the coddlers is , that a  breath of cold ain is death-dealing, to  the tender child, and that the chief  end of man is the avoidance of  draughts; and so they bundle up their  children with layer upon layer of  heavy woollen garments, from the  soles of tho feet to the crown of the  head.  'I heir children are apt to grow weaklings, if they grow up at all, but their  sutlerings are light and their perils  few in comparison with those that  beset the victims of the toughening, or  hardening process,  ���������J he child  of this system  is brought  ul a ve^ ' unhappy creature,  up in accordance with tho belief that  all that is necessary Id health and  long life is to defy the elements and  common sense. Deluded parents think  they are creating a strong constitution  and point triumphantly to some robust lad who has survived the process,  forgetting that it is only children of  n.Hurally tho strongest constitution  who come through it at all.  Formerly fashion aided the toughening, faddists, ���������-, and tiny tots, went  around in the houso, and often out-of-  doors, with half-bare legs and' arms  and low-cut dresses hardly reaching to rriej.dshiD  tho    knees,    Nowadays     the    dress of j ,  young children perhaps leans in the  direction ol coddling, with its unhealthy neck-wraps and ear-mufflers.  It is hard in this changeable climate  to keep the mean between the two extremes, but parents do uot go far  wrong who clothe litilo children in  light flannels in all but tho hottest  woith^r, and who vary the outer clothing in accordance withi the temperature. The child should wear! clothes  enough not fo lccl cold but not  enough to keep it perspiring, for thon  cold-catching is inevitable.  CHILDREN'S    ACCIDENTS.  Sometimes by accident or through  some foolish prank a foreign body enters a child's ear or an insect mayfly  into it. In the latter case, if a little  warm water is thrown gently into   the  !���������  livery great man has owed much to  the pre-eminent love or influence of  some one woman in his life. Most often this woman is his mother; sometimes it is a wife, but there are instances sufficient to fill a book with  stories of the dominant sway being  held by a sister.  There need not ' remaini tho least  shadow of a doubt but that (he woman Moses look most deeply into his  confidence and on whom he most  firmly relied was his sister Miriam, a  woman considerably his senior and by  whose cleverness and tact' he was restored to his mother from this watery  cradle. Miriam was certainly ono of  Moses' favorite lieutenants during that  perilous business of getting Isreal out  of Egypt. She cheered the fainting  hearts of the1 Jews by her admirable  songs, dancing and music, and even  the terse sentences of the Old Tosla-  menl. cannot conceal Moses' genuine  grief when Miriam was stricken with  leprosy,- nor his enthusiastic pleading  with the living God to restore her  health.  Certainly, for any woman less beloved and less honored than his sister, he would scarcely have done so  much, for it is plainly said that jealousy of Moses' affection1 for his Ethiopian wife brought down' this curse  upon her. She lived and worked apparently to a good old age, and was  buried with honors before her people reached  the promised   land.  Li is a curious coincidence that the  sisters who have wielded most influence havo been always older than their  great brothers, and the margravine, of  Bayreuth, Sophie Wilhelminu, Crown  Princess of Prussia, was some years  the senior of Frederick the Great. She  was a strange, passionate,    clover and  but  she stands quite alonei as the one  woman whom Frederick sincerely loved, for whoso advico he, had respect  and whose memory he tenderly cherished. During his tragic youth it  was in her he confided, with her he  invariably corresponded, and Frederick had no great, reverence for tho  feminine intellect. For his mother  ho felt a respectful indifference,  his wife not even a sentiment of  while his other sisters  merely bored him, but. poor Sophie,  with all her faults, evoked in hirn a  devotion and reverence that lasted to  tho enu of her days.  Charles V., was another monarch  who said in all his life he had known  but one woman whom he could trust  in and rely on as he would a man,  and that woman was his sister, Mary  of Hungary. Sho was a woman after  Ch'irles' own rugged and warlike heart,  and ho showed how highly ho estimated her talents and her virtues  when he made her Regent of Holland  aud Flanders.  A less masculine creature would perhaps have failed to secure Charles'  esteem, and in spite of the heavy  beard   that would grow  on  her  stern  rage on the hearth and fuddled hit  brain With brandy, Augusta could  soothe and control him( by a word  Sho kept tks friendship ot his foolish  and almost unmanageable wife, and  brought about the only intervals of  peace that reigned between the pair  and what is chiefly to her credit she  never allowed her unhappy brother  to critize or defame his wife before  her ' !  ;  "'���������  So far as lay within his power, -Byron'repaid this patient and generou  sinter, nis only child was named foi  her, dying ho left her everything save  enough for the support of his wife  and daughter, and 'his "Stanzas to  Augusta" are eloquent ot deeper,  truer emotions than any other human  being ever aroused in him.  "Though human, thou didst not deceive me;  Though woman, though didst not for-  Bake. '  .  Though loved, thou foreborest to  grieve mo;  Though slandered,, thou couldst never  shake.  When near his death in Greece his  letters to Augusta are full of pathetic,  almost child-like reliance on her good  sense, her unfailing love to see that  all went well for his daughter, and  that his wifo could bo brought to a  reconciliation, and it was the generous, long-suffering Augusta who followed him to his tomb and fixed the  laudatory   tablet above hia grave.  A genuinely good, unselfish, valuable sister, whose good, work meant  more to the world of art than tho public  gives her credit for, was Margaret  van Eyck. She was tho only sister  of thoso great Flemish artists, Jan  and Hubert van Eyck. To keep house  for them, to grind their colors, to  nurse, help and encourage her two  great brothers Margaret foreswore  marriage. This sturdy Dutcli) woman  herself painted miniatures admirably,  and was, along with1 Jan and"-Hubert,  honored and decorated for the same;  but, like Caroline Herschcl, she had  rather a contempt for her'own achievements, and studied to paint in order  that she might more intelligently assist  them.  Jan and Hurbert apparently estimated this sister vary highly and cherished her tenderly. They also remained unmarried, and the throe lie side  by side in t he old town of Tregon., Undivided in death as in  life.  "I am nothing. I have done nothing; all I know I owe! to my brother.  I am only a tool ho shaped to his  use. Any well-trained puppy dog would  have learned as much," said Caroline  narwhal when some one tried to laud  her own achievements. This remarkable old lady, who discovered eight  comets, lost her temper only when any  one dared (o draw a comparison between herself ami her brothor AVill-  iam. Alt pho did for hor adored Will-  ������or I iim ia familiar hi.-tory to those who  'know anything about the lives of great  women.   She made his    shirts.  TIMING A TRAIN.  ..'iij's or Telling (lie Sliced at **Iilcl. Yob  A ic Tia veiling.  No   ono   person  in   a   hundred  who  travels has any idea of the Bpeed ot a  train, .and    even  a    large  percentage  of   the   regular   trainmen  cannot tell  ivilh   any   degree  of  accuracy.   Engineers   uso   thoir driving wheel    as    a  gauge.   Thoy  know its circumference,"  and by counting its revolutions within a certain time can tell very accurately the speed at which (hey are running.   A    favorite  method of    timing  among passengers is to count the telegraph poles.   As a rule these poles are  plauled   thirty    to   tho  mile,    but   hi  prairie countries, whero only a single  wire is used the number diminishes to  twenty-five,  so  that  Iho rule will  nut  always work.,Tho most accurate method, and Ihe most in use by experienced railroad men, is to count lhe number of rail joints the train passes over  in  twenty seconds.   The rails on nearly all roads aro thirty feet in length,.-  and  the number passed over in twenty   secoaila   is   the  speed  per  hour    a  train   is  running.   For   instance,   if  a  -passenger  can count   thirty  clicks oh.  a  rail   joint  in    twenty    seconds  (he  train  is running at a speed of thirty'  miles an hour.   Actually,  (his method  falls a little short, as in the example  given above the speed would be nearer   thirty-one'  than   thirty   miles,   but  it is near enough for all practical purpose.1,. ,'  BELGIUM'S RIP VAN WINKLE.  baked  his bread, and sat up all night in the  open air. breathing on. her ink to koep  it    warm while   lhe  groat astronomer  to h-er and swept the heav  oven taught herself to love  a   hard job    for   a jealously  car with a small syringe made for the j cIu,"' ������������   thc brawuJr !U'1ns. thjlt would  purpose, and thc ear is then held downward, the insect will float out on (he  surface of the water. If the foreign  substance is some article, such as a  bean, that will swell when moistened,  it is advisable to have it taken out as  soou'us possible by a physician, as it  is never safe, for an inexperienced person to attempt to remove'.any. object  from the ear with a hard instrument.  If tho child thrusts a foreign, substance into its nose, press firmly upon  the opposite nostril, and instruct the  child to blow its nose very violently.  IT this does not avail; a curved instrument should be. used   topull the object  OUt. ;  A     nioiher'    is   sometimes  alarmed   to see a pin,  tack, button," or  some other    small    article,    disappear  down her child's   throat. If she is very  pull Iho strongest horse to its haunches  and her savage love of boar hunting,  Charles gave her proof of the highest  affection. 11-e. hid very littlo of his  most momentous plans from her, gave  her an absolutely free hand in governing the low country, permitted her lo  use an iron hand in the attempt at  quelling the rising tido of. hersey, and  after governing the Netherlands 25  years she retired from the Regency  when her brother abdicated his throne.  Charles shut himself up in his u'tbn-  astery, but this brother and sister corresponded ��������� until this greatest of tho  Hapsburgs died.  Colin Campbell is one of the warriors  of our century who never married,  but who found great solace in the de-  ... jvotion his sister, Marjory-Alicia, gave  giei y him. Early in his career he wad too  poor to marry, and every penny over  and alum, the breast necessities of a  soldier's   life went   to    the    sister   in  dictated  ens. Shins wife  devoted sister,  After 50 years in England as his adoring slave, iter heart was so crushed nt his death that she fled back to  Hanover. There she lived to be f>7  years_ old, and was buried with a lock  of his hair, while' by her own arrangement hor lombstone touchingly  bears witness lo tho fact that, sho was  Sir William Herpchel's sister and was  permitted  to he his helper.  ESflc.-iseil Allcr    1 lilrly-I'mii- V<-;u-s  of Soil  ��������� :iry <'o.ilimoiii<'ii..  Alexis Leurquin, who, in April, 18G5,  was condemned to imprisonment for  life on conviction of a murder, has just  recovered his freedom after undergoing solitary confinement durjng a  term 61 thirty-four years, says a Brussels despatch. He has been liberated  by means of a royal riardon, and in an  interview published here gives Iho  most graphic and pathetic description  of his inability to recognize in the city  lo-da> the Brussels as it existed at  the time ho was first imprisoned.  Electric- tramways, electric lights, telephones, bicycles, as now constructed,  motor cars, and a thousand and one  other objects now of common use aro  entirely new to him, while the King,  whom he saw driving through tho  streets, bowed with ago and with the .  snow-white beard and hair of an old -  man, had not yet ascended the throne  and had been but a few years married  at iho time of his incarceration. In  fact, the prisoner, -who -is a m:,n of  birth and^education, and who liu'rf not  been allowed to read a newspaper or  periodical or to learn any of the events  of the clay during his long confinement  reminds one of the story oil Hip Van  Winkle.  MARBLE AND MUD.  Tin:  GroiiJeit 4:<>ii(i-iisi������ in Iho .Hott  I.uxn-  i-lant CHIP-..  quick  she may prevent its being swal- ���������Sc(lll;,nd.       SIle was noVor  ��������� brilliant  lowed by uirmng the child si head down-  of     b0iiutiful womilu, but   the horo of  ward and    striking    it      between   the  shoulders.   This will   frequently  cause  tho object I to fali   back into'lhe muulh, |   ft       my...  whence it can  be  easily  removed.     If.        .      ,.'" u  this plan   fails,   however,    she    should j ,,,���������    ,���������,,,/? ���������  feed the child    for   several , days upon   !._.,���������   ....'.,  graham bread and other  rice, oatmeal  coarse foods that will carry the object  away without harm. The writer was  porsonully interested in the case of a  child a year and a half old that1 swallowed an entire paper of fine needles.  As nothing else could be done in the'  circumstances, a. diet of the above-  named foods was ordered,, and every  needle passed off without injury to the  child.  THAT, ENGAGEMENT.  London Truth says: " There is absolutely no foundation whatever for lhe  report which has been going round the  papers, both at home and abroad, that  a marriage will take place next year  between Princess Victoria of'Wales and  Prince George of Greece, the Governor.  General of Crete. No such alliance is,  or ever has been, in contemplation, ami  tha whole story is the purest ot fictions,  aa also is the talk about Princess Victoria having ��������� wished to become a hospital  nurse.  . t'he Crimea and the Indian Mutiny  I gave hor all the faithful .affection that  to a mo'h-r or wi'e. FIs  to her among the horrors of  war he remembered her  needs, and she, a crippled old woman,  sat by his bedside when he died. She  lived unmarried, as he had done, and  inherited a comfortable fortune at his  death.   ,  Hyron. like Lord Clyde, always wrote  to his sister oh the( eve of any perilous undertaking, and'among the. ten  different versions of his deathbed remarks his sister's namq invariably appears. Byron in his relations; with  every woman was Singularly cruel,  exacting and'unfaithful. Be abhorred  ugliness in women; until he was a well-  grown ' boy he had never seen, his sister, and yet this hypersensitive, eccentric, critical and high-tempered  man aocorded his plain-faced, conventional sister Ihf. only truly noble sentiment of which ho was capable.  At t heir first, meeting her had pic-  lured a romantically beautiful woman.  H". found in tho. Honorable: Augusta  Byron a girl almost ugly, but with the  kindest ','y:-s, the most amiable smile,  and from that moment he never faltered in his lovrt. In his most tempestuous moments, wlum he insulted his  wifo,  beat    his watch   to   pieces in   a  Probably in Constantinople, which  has boon described as the* "city of hovels," (here is a greater contrast between the public and private buildings  than in any other city in the world.  The streets are nariow, tortuous and  dirty, and even lhe better class of private houses are mean, in comparison  with those of a similar class in other  countries. On the 'other hand,: the  mosques and palaces are magnificent in  size, design and materials of. construction,'most of them, being of marble1,  .whine or gray. . The seraglio is. one' of  the inost'splendid buildings in Europe.  Berlin is a close second in this res-  pert, boasting the finest stivei.,in Europe, Untor den Linden, and its public  buildings will compare favorably with  ihose of any other capital, but its  slums aiid tenement houses arc squalid and filthy in tho extreme.   Another  THR  CARE  OF   LAMPS.  Iu many of our city homes, one may  light a score of electric suns by merely pressing a button, or bring out  the mellow moon-like radiance of gaa  by turning a screw and lighting a  match, but there are thousands of  families who depend on the kerosene  lamp for their nightly cheer and  brightness, and when these lamps are  properly cared for, they will give a  light not to be despised, A sputtering  flickeiing flame, a smoked chimney  and a disagreeable odor are not  necessary, and do not reflect uny  credit upon the housekeepor who has  them in charge.  The easiest and best way of toughening glass and making it moro durable is as follows: Place it in a tin  pail, for protection, and immerse it in  the reservoir of your cook stove, in the  morning when the water is cold. Let  it remain throughout the entire day  und the following night, during which  it will cool slowly., Do this when you  are to have a fire all day. The.reservoir.should l������ full in the moruing and'  it'will not heed replenishing. When  removed the next morning, it will bo  ready for use. Iu cleaning, wash with  u. soft rag or mop fastened to a stick,  rinse ia clear, warm .water, and dry  with a soft rag that will leave no  lint.  To insure a clear mellow light, the  brass lamp burners should lie kept  bright and clean, and this can be dona  city which is close in   the running    is I by b()iiinff them once a week in strong  Libsbn. When it was rebuilt after tho  oarihquiike' thc public buildings were  buill on a suale by no means justified  by the finances of the. country, while  the private buildings had to be erected  in accordance with their owners'  means. The contrast between them  is   therefore naturally very striking.  YIELDED TO NATURE.  SoI!<l    Tower*  of  liusonry   Xiilil  i.l>l!l!'tlt.>.  By,   tlie  . The great Mart olio towers that for  so many years have formed the most  picturesque portion of England's Kentish Coast defenses and which never  yielded to the cannon of the enemy are  at last being rent; asunder by the.bombardment, of nature.  Thoy were built to resist the expected invasion of Napoleon, and while all  are of solid masonry from eight to  twelve feet thick, No. 17, which stands  at Hythe, was split by a recent gale  from top to bottom, aa shown by the.  out, with a gap wide enough for a man  In walk through at the. bottom, which  is the narrowest point of the fissure.  suds made of soft water and pearline;  polish with a soft woolen rag. This  treatment removes the dirt that accumulates in the small tube at tho  sides of the wick, and greatly lessens  the danger of explosion,  Keep the lamp fihed with good oil,  and tho reflector, if there is one,  brightly polished. . The lamp should  be emptied once a week and washed  out. This is necessary to remove the  sediment which collects at the bottom, but it should be thoroughly dried  before it is refilled. Do not cut the  wick, but turn, it just above the tube,  and rub oft the charred portion with  a match. This will insure an even '  flama.  POSSIBLY.  If. that isn't just like a woman ! Here  two fellows-fought over a girl ana she  married  the loser.  Perhaps that was a condition of the  fight.      ;  TJEfE SAVAGE BACHKLOR.  I wonder, asked the Callow Youth,  why women arc so utterly opposed t<������  pugilism ?  They, said the Savage BncReloi, nra  naturally   opposed   to  competition.  *"J  ������*���������-  1 111.    ���������   ....- '��������� -.-.��������� Ml !'j.  ��������� ������������������ '     ���������'���������"'/ ..������������������.,..-.  ���������;���������,_...._��������� _  ..; ;, :,_ .,;,...;.. ..;..:..;.....,..^^,'..���������v,���������o-T,���������!;..w^-. ..���������,.,,..,,,������j������'  "*  VW   ������������������.-,,, -,-,-- -,- y~#-iti-r-r���������T!--,��������� tttt:���������pi-r^p^-TTtt-i^t��������� -������������7^-,t:"TTC"T--T������������������ ���������-,v-������������������������������������������������������������yrCTi1���������1">-"-jr.���������r"-;,v���������=r��������� "'"���������iV T"~"-7w- 7T,\ ���������a-'���������^jP ' '/->? !  .. V - -'    -. r, ' , i- -������      ��������� i     ��������� <������������������! . ��������� *     . *��������� _      ^ i ir ������������*>T- k.   .   x '  *> ���������������"* -      * fv>  REMARKABLE PIANO.  The Only Insfmicc Where the Action Was  ��������������� On ll������c Hor."  One Bouchet, who complied a history of Acquitaine, describes a remarkable pianoforte built for Louis  XI. by the Abbe de Baigne. The king  one day hearing a drove of hogs tuning up preparatory to a general rush  for and promiscuous scramble at the  slop pail, laughingly ordered the priest  to contrive means by which these  seemingly discordant sounds might  produce harmony. Tradition does'not  affirm that tho reverned gentleman  icratched his head thereat, but owing  to the prevalence of .the tonsure it is  jafe to assert that he did not. Notwithstanding which, however, he man-  iged to nicely grade the drove, from  the thin .treble of tho shoat to the  bassoon grunt of the tusked boar, and  Saving arranged' them in stalls under  i pavilion announced to his astonish-  id Majesty, who had not thought of  the matter sinco, that the piano was  In tune. "TheKing, incredulous, attended, and when tho Abbe struck ihe  teys there poured forth to the delight of tho entire court a burst of  music such as Orpheus never con-  Deived. ,The explanation, when the  Brafty prelate chose to expose his plan,  was most simple. The keys being  itruck, a prong set in motion by the  ict ion was stuok into the pig. graz-  'jng' or piercing,' according to the force  md .temperament of tho player, tho  resulting squeal,' howl or groan pro-  iuoing harmony.  BRIEFLY MENTIONED.  A woman's brain declines in weight-  liter  the  ago  of  30.  ���������While the   wedding service    is pro-  seeding in Japan, the bride kindleB a  torch   and    the    bridegroom    lights a  fire from it and burns the wife's play-  ��������� things. 'i  More than a century, ago a meeting house was erected at tho head of  the Tuckahoe river, near Tuokahoe,  N.J., and it was painted for the first  time three weeks ago. Red was tba  color.  In every city or town in the Netherlands you will find a Rosemary street.  !'n olden days only undertakers lived  n them, the rosemary being in the  language of flowers, specially dedicated to the dead.  An Anglesea, N.J. gunner killed a  duck a few days ago and attached to  one of the duck's feet was a large  "Blnm. The duck had evidently been  wadiiig in shallow water and had  ������tep.'.ed on  a feeding, bivalve.  Hunters at South Seaville, N.J.,  have exhausted all their ingenuity in  trying to capture a white crow that  tor more than a year has been living  In the woods adjacent to the town  Fvith several hundred of its black companions.  ������> ���������  CALENDARS.  ' A curious thing about tho calendar is  the fact that no oentury oan begin on  Wednesday, Friday or Saturday. The  lame calendar, too, can be used every  V) years.  44  ft  Example is Better  Than Precept  . It is not ivhat ive sayf But  ivhat Hood's Sarsaparilla  does, that tells the story.  Thousands of testimonials are  examples of 'what Hood's  has done for others, and  ivhat it ivill do for you.  Scrofula ��������� "Running icrofula sores  mads me Bhnnned by neighbors. Medical  treatment failed. A relative urged me to  try Hood's Barrjaparllla. Did so and In few  months the soren completely healed." Mas.  J. M. Hatch, Etna, N. H.  Inflammatory Rheumatism-"Two  ���������itncXr. of the grip loft me with inflammatory r'osnmatlom. Am 89 years old, but  Hood's Sftrsaparilla cured me and I can  climb stairs and walk anywhere." J.Lovs-  i.ahd, 373 Fargo Aye., Buffalo, N. Y,  ^&o^S(mapg^&  Hood's Pills ear* river llli; she non-lrrltatlng and  only r.qthartio to take -with Hood's SaritparliiZT  INVITATION ACCEPTED.  Mr. Saphead���������I've got a fad, too,  dont ye know. I collect old and rare  violins.   Come around and see  em.  Musician���������Do you May?  Mr.   Saphead���������Bless   you, no, not a  not������.  Musician (enthusiastically)���������I vill  come.  ALL FAIR IN LOVE.  Miss Bcauti���������I  wonder if-Mr.  going to the reception.  Nice-  fello is going to  Mr. Sharpfello (a rival of Sir. Nicc-  fello>���������Um���������let me see���������it s a full  dress affair, isn't it?  Ot  course,  Yos, of oourso. How stupid of mcl  If he goes he'll need his dress suit?  Presumably.  Then, Miss Beauti, I feel sure you  will meet him there. I saw him como  out of a pawnbroker s this morning  with a bundle under his arm.  THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN.  Take  up  tho white man a burden���������������  And  the noble savage strode  To the nearest bar that came in sight,  And got him there a load.  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they can-  not reach tlie sjuc of th" diuoase. Catarrh is a  blood or cons-iiutinnal diseaso, and in order tn  cure it yon must tnki internal remedies Ha'l'x  Catarrh Cure in taken internally, ani acu directly on the blood and rjiuocua iiurfacoa. Hall's  Catarrh Cure Ik not a quack medicine. It was  prescribed by one of the oeat physicians In this  country for yeans and is a recular prescription. It ik composed of the best tonics known,  combined with lhe best blood purifiers, acting  directly on iho mucous surfaces. The perfect  combination   of  the two ingredients is what  erodacee such wonderful   rosults  in   curiuK  atarrh.   Sond for testimonials, fres.  F. J. CHKNEV fc CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by DriiRg-Ists, prios 7oc.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  A WORD OF WARNING.  Great geniuses, they say, are always  i.bsenfc-tninded. '  Yea, but don't fool yourself ; all ab-  tent-minded people are not great  {eniuaes.  Iowa Farms for Sale, S2 par eore   cash,  Bal-  tnoe J orop until paid.   J. Mulhall, Sioux Olty, la.  Paper quilts    are extensively    used  abroad by  the poorer classes.  UTnainaria    100.   RELIANCE   CIGAR  103Cana,  BUU.   FACT0RY, Montreal.  -    The population of the world increases  10 per cent, every ten years.  CURIOUS. ���������    !   |  Miranda, visiting city friends,���������My,  here's hor visitia' card.  Miranda's husband���������What does , it  say ?  Miranda���������It says she's at home  Thursdays. Wonder where she stops  rtsst of the time.  FEDERAL  LIFE  GROWS RAPIDLY.  The report of the annual meeting of  the Fedoral Life Assurance Company  which will be found elsewhere ia this  issue, contains a record of remarkable  expansion, even in this growing time.  The Federal Life������securod enlarged pow-  ors at the last session of the Dominion  Parliament, and is proceeding to spread  its operations into new and profitable  fields The report of the directors  show t hat during 1898 the assets of tbe  company were increased by 20 per cent,  a very remarkable increase, which,  however, was surpassed by the ad������l>-  tior of 21.41 por cent, to (ho roservo  fund. The company has also been able  to earn high rates of interest on its  invested funds, and exceedingly difficult thing in these days, when the  vaults of most financial institutions  are scarcely able .to contain tho surplus  of hoarded capital.  CIRCUMSTANTIAL  How many persons . cau you crowd  into a car? I aslqed the conductor.  That depends on whether they are  married folks or couples thinking  about  it,  he  replied.  W P C 964,  Satisfying  because comprehensive enough to meet every demand and suit every pocket.    Try it���������  0  ��������� CALVERT'S  Carbolic Disinfectants, Soaps, Ointment Tooth Po������rd*������-a, trio., have been  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for superior  exoollenoe. Their regular uso prevent infectious diseases. Ask your dealer to-obtain, a  ���������apply.   List* mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,";���������>"���������  G9ANOH29TEEV  -   -     CNQkAND.  8111c* Tsultry Grit in the ties, digester in''th'e market  LAtfRENTIAN SAND * GRAVEL Co;. Montreal.  Ap'tttitfi Best jelling article on the mar- Hfantffii.  tory aud bouso/ Exclusive territory.-  HOWELL* BUliY   ,-.'-���������,-.    Obljago andMentreal,  MONTKJtAl.  Th������ " Balmorals'* Frao Bw* t?������?:������  aloguo-  Drest  ,,........ .'or a:  C. & D. SCHOOL CO., Montreal.  GUTT3NG SCHOOL--^0." ."a .��������� .*  ������,. _������4.I~,v������������- '    Cure assured in 21 hourt,  BneU!TI������*XISBTB���������-aneW8PeoiHo,.ientbymail  on receipt of $L DR. nOTJBY,P.0.1ios3ti5, Montroi.1.  EVAPORATORS  FOB MAPLB  Citaloi.ua  G."H. aillM itrO. OO.. Montreal.  ChS&mpiOn        SYRUP. -'Catalogue, free,  CEYLON TEA Lead packages. 25, 30, 40, 50 nnd 6oo,  No Money Required! I  If you will sell $2.40 worth of our BriKhtlijdit Chemical Lamp  WIlIcs. at 5 cents each, wo will sent! >ou. free of charge, a Nlcsel-plnlod, Stein-wind-  In*, Steni-.etllng. American WaU-h, in-nts' tiro, warranted . reliable tlin.-k.wr.  These Wicks havo heretofore bean advertn>ed under the names ot Whilellcht, Olear>  liitht. etc , anil told al 10 ceuU *������ch, but we now offer Lherji at the reduced prloe,  FIVE. CEfci'TS KACH. For iellln? *3 fl) worth we sire a bitutlful ladiet size watch.  We giro al*r-for telling these Wickt: Aocprdlor.., Violmt, AnU-harpt, Mandu lot.  Guitart, Brac^lelt, Rlngt, ������od other taluable prottnu. We kIto a handsome 4-BIads  Pearl Handle Knife for Bellinif onl) 60 cents' worih. Send your addre.1 and ws will  forward the wicku for yon totelli-otl paid, when told tend the raouey and we WU1  tend premium.   Wickt returnable If not told.  Address GEM NOVELTY CO., TORONTO.  The Federal Life  Assurance  SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL STATEMENT.  Tha teTfnteen.il annual meeting- of tho Shareholders  ���������r Tho Federal Lifo A*turanco Company of Canada  wat held at iho Head Office, In Hamilton, on Tuesday,  tho 7th intt. In the abEcnce of tho President, Mr.  Boatty, Mr. William KernH, Firfct Vice-President, occupied the.chair, and Mr. Darid Dexter acted as Secretary. Tbe following- report ond financial ttateiuent  wat submitted by the Direcior. :���������  Tho Directors hare pleasure In tubmitting for tho information and approval of the shareholders the following report of the bushiest of the Company, together  ' with a ttatcment of receipts and disbursements for tho  year which oloted on 31tt December, 3898, and of the  tsaets and liabilities on that .date.:.  . New butlneM contisted of fourteen hundred and  fifty-nine applications for insurance, aggregating $3,-  H8,850, ������f which thirtcenVhundred and eighty-one applications for ������a,114.232 wore aocepted, applications for  1131,000 baring been rejected or hold for further infor-  Diation. ��������� "v ��������� :;.-;   ��������� ��������� -'���������  Annuity premiums to the^amountof $12,731.50 wore  alto reeeiTed. .. ',,���������'  In the past year, aa in the pricodlng ytar, fully 90 per  tent, of the new business written by this Company wat  tn its Uyettmeat plans. Thil and the fact that the  td.ent of three additional and well-������iuipp������d oompotlt-  ������rs in the field within the past two years has not diminished the. share'of'.new business which this Company hat'been able to secure indicate the continued  growth of feeling 'in' faror of inrestment; Insurance  rathor-than towards othor forms of iurestment on  which ihterett earningt arc depreciating steadily.  The income of the Company'Rhows a gratifying in-  sreaaeoTer preri-jus years, and the addition of $1.3,835..  14 to the assets It espt-cially noticeable,  baring  risen   to  $360,233.41  tp-tal. ....    ��������� ���������. ��������� ��������� .  The security of the policjholders, inoludlng guarantee  eapital, amounted to $1,475,233.41,  '       FINANCIAL 8TATEMEHT.  INCOHI5.  Premiums, interest and rent .'..$   ������il0,$31 fl  DlhBUBSEMENT3.  Pai d policyholders for death claims, eudow-  ni-.-nta, di.idemlfl, elo       143,703 21  General cxponses, rc-intuxance and diTid-  euda on capital       137,913 01  757,300 29  717,884 31  5SS 01  141  the total asse:s  exclusive   of  guarantee  _^_.   Jbrsry itammeret  rQaec.n and will talk U  H '*'   they will oome and  try. IhaTOspent 40years' study on this dibtreulog habit  Come and satisfy yourselves. No risk.   W. K. BATS,  Bpoolalijt. 3<3 College St., Toronto.  Especially those  who havefailed  to bo cured elsewhere, write to  Dr. Arnott, Btrlln, who t/IU eonriuoe you ho cap cure y o  For fiver TUty Years  MRS.   tTINSI-OW'S   BOOTHINO   SYRUP has  been  It soothes  'uret wind  tissd by mothers for thtlr chlMree teething.  lis child, sofltat the gums, allays all pain,  ���������oils, and h the b������st remedy for diarrhoea.   35c. a bottle.* Sold by all druggists thraiighotit the world.   Ba  tars an4 ask for " Mrs  Winslow't soothing Sjrnp."  In Germany a clock has been made  that is warranted to go for 9.000  grears.  TO CURB A COUO IN ONE DAY  Takt l.������x������\i.������   llrouio Uululne Tnblota.     All  gills refund tbe money if it fails tu cure.   ISo.  Drug-  Hyenas always fight kneeling, tho  foreleg being the most vulnerable part  of their body.     .  Many people suffer with catarrh until it becomes chronic, because they do  not know how, easily it may be cured.  Sen days' free trial treatment ought  to be convincing. Send fifteen cents  to ..cover cost of mailing outfit. Dr.  Hay's Successful Hemedy Co., Toronto.  RECHJMINAa'ION.  We had a frightful quarrel; he told  Hie I was no spring chicken.  Shameful I   What  did you say?  Well���������I told him that he wasn't the  9nly canned mushroom in the market.  J A Happy Now Year Indeed  j������B SUA*, eioq} poAOTioq oqAi osoq; ox  oure for catarrh and to whom the constant use of ointments, snuffs and  washes was a weariness to the flesh.  !& delightful and sure oure has been  Sound. No need for fetid breath and  broken voice- Send for a free sample  ���������ratfit and be convinced. The name of  'this sure oure is Catairrhozone., Cat-  arrhozone penetrates to the diseased  parts in the form of a pine-scented gas..  Write at once to N. O. Poison & Co.,  Kingston,  Ont.  THE PHOSPHATIC HEART.  Mr  Wallace hit the nail on the head  in summing up a lecture on "Manuring"'  before  our Institute,    when  he  said:���������"So you see that after our careful Btutly of geology and of soil physics,; of botany or 'the science of plants;  of  the proper  feeding of plants    and  animals; of the history of our systems  of farming in general, and the results  obtained, and after reviewing the evidence at hand from older countries as :  well  as our own Canada, ��������� it is  borne  in strongly upon us that, excepting in  raising hay for sale only, the principal  loss our land suffers by cropping and j  grazing    is in   humus,  nitrogen    and j  phosphates.    By the proper use of our i  farm-yard manures and clover we can  restore our humus and nitrojxon, but  J. ~ All k'nds cured or  ,HM money rcfiVuded.'  Dr. Rameau's An*  tlteptio Pomade, $1.00 by mail. Write Prot Lecours,  Pharmacist, 370 Craig St., Montreal.     .  IB louh.iearu APPLES, BUTTER, tXOCBo. POULTBV  to ship, thl������ them to  Tha  Dawaeri   Commission  Co., Lin\ited,  ^g*TT- TT���������TTT **������e*-  MflTITE __St Canut, R������.wdon, and St. Liboiro  NO I ������������K""Tragedl<-5���������3crimet���������full history of the  murder and trial of Cordelia Viaw and Sam. raralow.  These mailed on receipt of 5o. Agents and Bookse.lere  supplied at $160 per hundred. Leprohon Jt.Loprohon,  16M Notre Dame St., .Montreal.  '  Shannon "System.  Tba only.secure 61Ing system.  Bend for catalogue.   All sizes in ���������  stock; from 1 to 60 drawers.  The OiTioe Specialty Mfg. Co.,  I.IH1TKD.  132 ami 124 Bay St., TORONTO.  Factory: Newmarket.  .  EITHER  SINC1LK  DOIIWI.B TUBK.  8tiRt O. O. D. tu any address  VTIII io������ll ssstliHi if requsiled.  Noktham, Toronto, Ont.  gu:  . _.    . . and the liabilities  for reserves and all outstanding claims, $757,389.30���������  showing a surplus of $717,884.31.   Exclusive of uncalled  fuarantee  capital,' the surplus to  policyholders  wat  108,884.31. ....���������' .���������   ������������������'  Assurances for $114,575 on flfty-osven lives became  claims through di'atu, of which amount tho Cotspan^  wat reinsured for $7,000. Including cash dividends auu  dividends applied to the reduction of premiums ($30,-  878.33) with matured endowments for $4,600. tho total  payments to uolioyhniaota amounted to $143,702.25.  ' In accordance with' inttmctionl, received from tho.  tbareholders at last annual meeting, jour Directors an  plied for and obtained from the Parliament of Canada  a special act of incorporation changing the name .of the  Company to the Federal Life: Assurance Oompauy of  Canada, and granting enlarged powers for business ami  investment in and out of Canada.  The investments of the Company havs been oarofully  looked after, and have yielded for years past the best  retulth reported by aay company doing business lu this  country. JCzponsos have been kept .within rea������ouable  limits, while due effort is beiog made for new business.  The chief offloers and agents of the Company are entitled to muoh credit for their able representation of tho  Company's Interest. The ofiice staff have also provod  faithful in the Oompan)'s service.    -..'  The aeoompasying certificate from the Anditors  Touches for the correctness of the statements submitted  herewith, all accounts, securities and vouchers having  been examined by thara.  ASSETS.  Debentures, mortgages, policy  loans, real estate, cash and other securities $8CC,2!3 41  Guarantee capital  C09.U00 00 "  Total resources for security of  policy-holders 1,453,283 41  LIABILITIES.  Reserve fund ..   Surplus to  policy-holders      Insurance written and taken during the  -yrar     3,021,!  Amount assured    11,1-5,56C '.  JAMES H. BBATTT,      DAVID DEXTER,  President, Managing Directer.  AUDITORS' REPORT.   '  To the President and Directors of tho Federal Life Al  buranoe Company:  Gentlemen,-We have made a careful audit of the.  b^r-ks of your company for the year endivig 31tt Decern,  ber, 1898, and havo certlfi d their correctness.  ���������    The securities have been Inspected and compared with  the ledger accounts and found to agree therewith.  The financial position of your oompany, as on 31st  Dooembcr, is indicated by lhe sccompanying statement.  Respectfully submitted  H. S. STEPHENS,  SHERMAN 15. TOWNSEKD  Hamilton, March lBt, 1699.' Auditors.  In moving the adoption of tho Directors' Report Mr.  KernH referred to the steady and (Substantial growth ol'  the Company's business ; thc laryc increase from year te  year in itsint'ome, assets and aurplus. , lie stated that  while the expenditure had been de reased 6.58 por cent  in tho last year, the assets of the company had increa'cd  19.90 per cent., the net surplus 37.92 per cent, and the  roberve funds 31.41. per cent, the capital and assets  having now reached $1,475,333.41.  He quoted from the December number of The Economist to show that the fjompany hod so carefully mas-  aued tho investment of funds as to ear-> a better rate of  interest in each of the past oight years than the average  rate earned by all of the Canadian life assurance  companies. The rate earned by the Fedrral in lE97--the  last year in which Ihe average cwn be obtained from the  report of the Superintendent of Insurance���������was 5.64 per  cent., and the average rate earned by all tho Canadian  companies 4.48 per cent.  After the adoption of the D'rector*' Report an interesting report of the mortality- cxp-rlence of the Corn-  fiany and of the history of medical examinations for life  nsuranoe was read by the Medical Direoior, Dr. Wool-  vorton.  fjoniratulatory rennrfcB regarding the substantial  progress of the Company and retarding tbe management  were mode by several of the shareholders.  i A vote of thanks to the officers, agents and oSce staff  was responded to by Mr. David Dexter, the Managing  Director.  The retiring Directors of thc Company were re-elected,  with the addition of T. H. MorPherten, leg., 1UT.  The Auditors wore reappointed.  SABSAQC 0ASIHQS���������New Iretyorutloca flsott English  Sheep an-i Ataerrws Ht  rJjbtTrfcoa. PAjEt, BLAC  S ������roep ^Ajtrtgs *Stfr&ffi8ZftS*Z*  *������**  " BEAVER D.1ANB " Haohlntesh  navor hardens t :s fpuranteod ATater-  preof. Atk f. r It.take no othor. Beaver Uukbtr CUthlajS Co., Kontreal,  Do Laval Crotun Separators.  ALPHA���������N*NB ANB P8WER.  .tJiiHiiiJii DaiRjf wm co.,  Of Montreal and "Winnipeg  Sole Agonts for Cajiada.  Wm. B.  the phosphate has gone trom us forever in our animals and grains, and  can only be returned by purchase in  some form, which, we may then call  cocmmercial. If we are growing hay  for Bale only, we must restore the potash it removes soonor or later, and  though our lands will certainly stand  a considerable drain, it is not profitable lo carry it too far. Hero is a  motto to paste, in your hal, in the ol<l  ono you wear round the farm,���������"A;  good phospbatic heart is the base of  all successful agriculture:"  We expected to hoar Mr. Wallace  tell us something about Alberts'  Thomas-Phosphate Powder, but he  studiously avoided it .and treated the  manuring problem candidly and incisively.  NOT  THE ONLY ONE.  Mr. Whingleby.���������Oh you needn't  feel so uppish. :You re not the only  girl in  town. '."'.'.���������  Miss ITiasleigh.���������No, I'm not the only  girl in town who has --publicly announced that she wouldn't have you  if you were the last man on earth.  IJ This   lovoly   ���������  little Lady s  Watch,   with   piiard    or  chatelaine for selling 3 doz.  of our    full-tised   Linen  Doyliesa: 10c. eaoh; Lady't  Btei liox Silver Watch for telling  i dor.    Doylisa in Iatott ana  prettiest design.   They tell at  sight.   Writeand we stud thom  postpaid. Sell thom, return our  money and we promptly forward  your watch frco. Unsold doylies  Nwraable.      UNEND0YLYOO.,Dept, ' Z,' Toronto.  s   This   bMiitinil  i   Aold-Bbell  ,   Solllnlre  (Tine, la ���������!-  nulslit   tMnsb-llmc������ ra������e.  fcirnrl!lagl do������.daintyJ.ocket. of  Sell  Uellutrase. Itosa anil Meltt  fume, Kb bran orhiwIuiI. Hell  at 10c ������������ch. K������*nm us $1.30 anil  r������e������lva rlag FrXEE by return  mall. HberaleommlMlon, iriirt-  ferred.   UnaoMiroodn rsturnablo.  IIOHS BVPPLY CO.,  Dent. 'Z,' Toronto, Oat.  nOYAL  MAIL  STEAMSHIPS  St. John. 34.B.', aud Halifa-x, to Liverpool, calling at  LoBdondsyry. Lsrr- And fast 'win ssrew steain..tiipt  "IiAJBHADOn."  " YANCOUVBJt.-     " SCOTSMAV."  Superior acooinuiodation lor First Cabin, boo  ona Cabin and Steerage passoncers. Hates o'  ns.asa.aa- rirst Cabin. tii.OQ ; ^ersud Onbin.  $Si; cVtearRtre t'iXAO and upwards aocordiuK to  tteeoaor and borth. For ������11 Information apply  to Loosvl Atjonts, or Davip Tdrh.inok & Co.,  Qen'l AirenW, 17 sto. 3aoranie-nt St.. .Montreal.  pP OUB STUDRNTS hare recently taken good  situations, and four position, rt-main uutlilcd.  &  8TRA.TFORD, ONT.   Wo tonvch r������*l buslceoB���������no in.W  t*Uon or nuiHcnuo.    In fair comp������titiou oursraduaLM  are nearly alwaje ohosen.   Busincsi mea appreciate our  work.   Best Oommercml School lu Canada.   Enter no**  Ciroulan fr������������.  W. J. ELLIOTT, Principal.  rvEKfW!5%THEBKN0Wi  ^^ -f-|_IC-   \/xll    1IC*     OfC* ^���������^  THE VALUE OF  niSAPttTURIEHT MEDICINE.  d^tiSf '<rfuAC'.&&'���������  %e&6 r  ?/fis if-ot4sfLtM  ������/tvru{4 &������<m������/������  ������T.  ROYAL MAIL  STEAMERS  LAWRENCE  rtourt,  MONTRtAL TO  UIVtKPOOL.  CALIFOKN1AX���������May 6. J no. 10, July 13.  CASTILIAN-lnew), May20. June 31.  BAVARIAN-(new), 10.OU0 Tout, Twin Screw, Jul,  20, and w, ekly thtroaftor.  Cabin Passaea���������935.00 and upwards.  hcculid Cabin��������� ���������.V..00, Returu $64.60.  Staerage���������Liicriiool, Loudon, Olaigow, L ndonderry,  or Queeustowu, |73.5t.  For further information apply to  H. BOURLIED, 77 Yonga St., Toronto,  or H. & A. ALLAN, Montreal.  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.".  On Trial  Wfi SEND THB  AYLMEU  SHRAY  PUA1P,  ANDERSON  FORCE  PUMP,  these  terms.   No sucker,  at  Will last a lifstini*.  For  Illustrated Catalogues, address  AYLMER IRON W0RK9.  J. W. ANDERSON,  Aylmer, Ont.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  HEALTH RESTORED: S^.^'SIS:  roost dlterdsrcd Stomach, Luncs, Nerves, Liver, Blood,  Bladder, Kidneys, Brain and Breath by  ������8 pb-w'������     R&valonta  M.*9 ������   Arabica Food,  which Eaves Invalids and Children, ou< aim Hears'sue1  oesafully Infants whose Ailments and Debility have resisted all other treatments. It digests whon all other  Food is rejected, saves 80 times ItB cost in medicine.  9 Invariable Succeat, 100,008  Annual CJurea of Constipa-  ! Hon, Flatulenoy, Dyspepsia  Indigestion, Consumption, Diabetes, Bronchitis, Influenza, Oonilw Asthma, Catarrh, Phlegm, Diarrhoea,  Ksrvont Debility, Sloeplutness, Despondency,  Jxonden, VT., alto In Parit, 14  Rue  de Castiglion,  and  at all Grocers, Ohealsta, and Stores everywhere, 111 tins,  *������.. S.. ti.. lit., lib, 14s.   Sont ean-iags free.     Also   V������  Barry'l BevsUnta BUeuiU, In tins, 3s. M. and.������������.  Agsnta for Oanaoa: The T. Katan Oe., Iimite*, Toronu.   ..u.-im^.  .    LU      ���������   " 1.      '��������� ~  ifi  '- .   r,~i *���������' -  - - ���������  ���������- > V" *��������� -   ,������-���������������������������'���������   ,������������������������"-,.    l-,^     .-.,.������.-   -..- -n    ~-   ���������- .:r-s ���������-" -���������+!.-���������  ���������.'*.-.     '-.���������."!   . ���������?���������  . w '->-.��������� --jv.-f1 .-��������� .v.   ���������.,.���������,-���������. ^   ./ft*.-.'a|e  ������������������*���������!���������  .f: ������������������'."-  -1 :    j-<���������*-.;������������������'.���������-...*-���������.-������������������   .i"-.-'.A='  ;! ���������.-i-.j y  I'-     -  "TJ,  hv-;.*.'"-'  tS-.'^S^."-.  I ���������'*.-:'; .\<  --T "*'_������������������ "'-,":���������.  f ��������������� ��������� -J a a  ���������*Vra.*."--    J'-       t?- ? ���������>. :' ������rv,  ���������\i.f ���������.,  :*6 ������������������"*'.  ���������L  i'ir,:iv.'ifca;-  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1899.  '1  Hi  ���������J V f  I  tlbe^tninGlRevi^vP  SATURDAY..  .���������APRIL'! .8,'..'.1899,  -  MORE CRY THAIS' WOOL.  A grout ileal more gush find balder-  'diish has appeared in the local papers,  and  the Spokesman-Review, over this  eight-hour Taw  then' there  wnsmiy  necessity for.   It is nil right to comment on the wisdom  or. unwjsdom of  the enactment;  but' when motives.'for  ,  miners  and nil no owners,, as well  as  rniinufact-  iness community, they are doing their  part nobly ; 'but we do think' the mine  owners should do more. There is not  one.of'them.that should not take from  ���������ten .to, fifty copies ..weekly and send  them to parties outside who are looking this way. Such support would  enable all local publishers to do a service for their -locality ; they could not  do otherwise, and should iiot be ex  peeled to do at their own expense.  well   be  has tho  intentions   for   both,-, are  ured'rmt   of imagination, it becomes'  .unqualified   misenief.      In   the   first  ' place the power of a government  to  pass   suel.   legislation   m.-.y  .questioned.     A  government  ' ��������� right'to say what aday's. work; shall be  'just, as well.'as  it;lias the right to say.  whttt legal interest.on loans  shall be ;  but it has no right to say a man will  . be subject to a penalty  if he works  '.more than, a given number' of hours in  - a'-clay;:':nor has it -..'tlie right: to say. ������  ... man is liable  to 'a'fine- for, employing  another,, in   any employment,; more'  ��������� than a given numbcr.'of hours a day,1  ; and..especially in occupations- where  public interests in amy way are, in-.'  volved.   We are confident that such a  ' "statute would, be declared, .ultra vires  in the courts; .      ;.        ,. '���������'���������, ������������������_���������'-  ''���������:.':' Again iii this case, as the statute in  '���������'question is not one to be enforced by  any one before'any local court, as most  statutes are, and'can only bo taken up  .by the government itself practically,  .' there was, 'and is.-the less cause for a  .fuss.over-it.������������������;,.��������� ., '.  ...  ' We believe  miners and owners can  ��������� go on as usual adopting., whatever service is;-most satisfactory to both, and  the government will have-, too much  sense to interfere.^ In all countries  where the durational' a day is fixed by-  law" 'or'.custom; employes can .charge  for overtime,, where, hours are not  agreed on between botli-parties.- The  same ."will be true of mining, in B. 0.  and that is all there will be aboiit.it...  , There .may not be room for it yet,  but it appears to most' people that  there is no place in the. country  ���������that will present, in the near future,  11 belter ^'opening for a machine shop  than Sandon.' Mines employing machinery are developing on every hand,  aiid tlioreis.no machine shop, of any  importance nearer than ,'.. Vancouver,  too far distant to.be of any service. In  addition to stoping machinery, in general use, mills will shortly be in connection with one-half the.mines���������warranting a large volume of work for a  machine shop.   ...    ;���������',��������� /  It is amusing to run over the quotations of stocks in such papers as the  Nelson Miner and ns Rossland namesake,'..Some of the quotations' are 20  percent, higher .than the prices for  \yliich stock can be bought, and others  are 20 per cent, lower than the figures  for which the stocks can be sold in  blocks. The figures that may be asked  or offered by Tom, Dick and Harry,  who have a few shares, in any miiic  to sell,, should never . be reported as  values., .,   ,  :���������;"'. OUT OF UNISON.";        "  What will and what will not be the  result1 of the eight-hour movement, it  is impossible to imagine at the present moment. All who interview mem ���������  ���������bers of the government conic back  with the assurance that unless they  . are petitioned by. the men to enforce  the law, they are.nof disposed to interfere, but willing to let the old usage  drift along as long as it is without friction;' On the other hand, Inspector  of Mines McGregor, who reached the  city Thursday <3vening, says he is. instructed to enforce the law and is here  for that purpose. He has inaugurated  the system at Rossland and elsewhere.  It is not, however, likely he will take  any executive action - himself for infractions or 'non-observance, but will  rnerelj , after telling owners and men  what his instructions and their duty  are, report to the government, leaving  further action to them. There is,"to  say the least of it, an incompatibility  between the version of things which  visitors to:Victoria get from the government and Mr. McGregor's instructions, and it is on the outcome of this  that'it is so difficult to express an  opinion.  CURED TO STAY CURED.  ���������'���������It's a wonderful record of permanent  cures Burdock Blood Bitters is presenting. Instances are given'of such serious diseases as . cancers, scrofulus  sores, salt rheum, erysipelas,,!, abseccs-  ses, running sores, etc, where B.B.B.  made a cure three, four or even twelve  years ago, and the disease has shown  110 signs of returning." '.  TION   OF:��������� THE i-CITV OF  BYLAW-Nttli  People  generally purchase articles  for the actual direct benefit  they receive from their nse.   Many patronise  local papers on the same basis, but it  should not  be sO, and especially in a  mining country like this.   A property  holder will say of a local paper "I read  :   all the local news there is in it���������often  a borrowed copy;���������in  a  few minutes,  and it is of little service to me."   From  one point of  view this may be  quite  true, but it is not   the OHly standpoint  from which the value of an enterprising local  paper should be  measured.  In a country like this the local paper  speaks  weekly to many outside whose  interest in  the district   thc   resident  property-holder desires to enlist.   In  j addition to speaking itself to outsiders  ' items from the paper   are copied by  the metropolitan dailies, as   The Re-  . view frequently ia by the Toronto and  Montreal press; and, therefore, read by  the hundreds of thousands,  whose attention  the   local property holder, is  daily   endeavoring to   arrest.    It   is,  therefore, from this indirect service to  a   community   that the   local   paper  ought to. be patronized.   We have no  reason at all to complain of the support The Review has received,  since  its commencement, by the local bus-  Wherkas the Corporation of the City  of Sandon has expended the sum of ten  thousand seven hundred dollars ($10,-  700) in improving the channels of Car*  penter and Sandon creeks in said city  for the protection of property.  And "YVhrU'eaS it is deemed expedient,  in tile interests of the said city and for  the protection of property, to further  improve the channels of said creeks,  and, if necessary, to divert the channels  of said croeks:  And Wh'erbas a petition has been pre.  sented to ' the Municipal Council of  tho Corporation of said City ol  Sandon, signed by the owners of at  least one-tenth of the value of the  Real property in the said; city (as  shown by the lust revised assessment  roll) requesting the said council to introduce a by-law to raise the sum of  fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for the  purpose of paying for the expenditure  already made in improving the channels  of the said creeks, and lor paying for  the -expenditure to be hereafter "'incurred for further improving the chai:  nels of the said creeks : <-'  ' And -Whereas' the whole amount of  tho ratable Ileal property of the said  city according to the last revised assessment roll is three hundred and sixty-one  thousand six hundred and fifty dollars  ($361,(550). .  And Whereas it is necessary for the  purposes aforesaid that the said city  should raise by way of debentures a  loan of fifteen thousand dollars (������15,000)  repayable on tho First day of May  A.D. i'J 14, with the interest theroon in  the meantime, payable half-yearly at the  rate of six per cent, per annum, such  loan when raised to be applied-for the  purposes aforesaid :  , And WiiEKEAS for the payment of the  said debentures when due, and for the  interest thereon during the'eurrency ol  the said debentmes, it will be necessary  lo raise and levy annually the sum of  one thousand seven hundred and fifty-  seven dollars (������1,757)'.  And Whereas for the payment of the  debt when due it will bo necessary to  raise and levy in each year on all the  ratable Real property in the said city,  the sum of eight hundred and fifty-seven  dollars ($857) by special rate sufficient  therefor, wilh tlio estimated interest on  the investments thereof, to discharge  the said debt when payable :    N-  And Whereas for the payment of the  interest on thc debt during the currency of the said debentures it will be  necessary to raise and levy in each year  on all the ratable real property in the  said city tho sum of nine hundred dollars ($'J00), by special rate sufficient  therefor:  .Now Therefore the Municipal Council oi' the Coijioration of the City of Sandon enacts as follows:���������  1. It shall and may be lawful for the  mayor of the said City of Sandon to borrow upon tho credit of the said corporation by way ol' the debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or  persons, body or bodies corporate, who  may be willing to advance the samo as a  loan, a sum of money not exceeding ou  the whole the sum of fifteen thousand  dollars ($15,0(10), and to cause all such  sumt so raised to be paid into thc hands  of the treasurer of the said corporation  for the purposes and with' the objects  hereinbefore recited.  2. It shall be lawful for the mayor of  the said corporation to cause any num-,  ber of debentures to be made, executed  and issued for such sum, or sums, as may  be required for the purposes and objects  a foresaid not exceeding, however, the  sum of fifteen thousand dollars each of  the said debentures being of the denomination of ono thousand dollars and  all such debentures shall be sealed  with the seal of the corporation and  signed by the Mayor thereof.  3. The said debentures shall bear  date the first day of May, IS99, ami shall  bo made payable fifteen years from the  said date, in lawful money of Canada, at  the office of the Bank of British Columbia, in Sandon, aforesaid, which said  place of payment shall bo designated by  tho said debenture, and shall have  attached to them, cupons lor the payment of interesland the signatures to the  interest. Cupons may be either written,  stamped, printed or lithographed.  ���������1. The said debentures shall bear  interest at the rate of six per cent, per  annum from the date thereof, which  interest shall be payable sciii.-aiinualry  at the said ollico of the J3itnk of British  Columbia/in Sandon aforesaid, in lawful  money of Canada, on tho first day ol May  and the first day of December, respectively in each year during the currency  thereof, and it shall be expressed in the  said debentures and cupons to be so  payable.  5. It shall be lawful for the Mayor of  the said corporation to negotiate and  sell the said'debenturos or   any   of them  The Standard Annual.  The July special number of the Kootenay Mining Standard, published by  the Standard Publishing Co.' at Rossland, B.C., will contain above 100 high-  class half-tone views of the principal  mines throughout the Kooteneyas and  the Boundary country, with latest particulars relating to same; also handsome engravings of the cities, towns  and camps in the district. The volume will be beautifully bound, and  replete with interesting information  unci _ official statistics covering thc  mining and industrial resources ointhe  country. No expense will be spared  to make the Standard Annual one of  the. handsomest and most complete  illustrated publications ever issiaed in  thc province.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS-  Every Representation- Guaranteed.  SANDON. B. C.  LEGS ENTIRELY R  From his feet to'his body,  and ran a blood tinged,  irritating water.  Mrs, fl. Xeirstcad, Snider Mt., N.B.,talli  how her littlo boy suffered, and how  B.B.B. cured him permanently.  EHOS  Them All  0 ������  fULUDV KEIRSTEAD.  If there is a history of  weak lungs in your family,  take Scott's Emulsion.  It nourishes and invigorates.  It enables you to resist the  disease. Even if your lungs  are already affected, and if  besides the cough you have  fever and emaciation, there  is still a strong probability of  a cure.  The oil in the Emulsion  feeds; the hypophosphites  givej power, to the nerves;  and the glycerine soothes and  heals.  50c. and $1.00, all druggist*.  I       SCOTT &BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto. .  for less than par, but in no case shall the  said debentures or any ol them" be  negotiated or sold for less than ninety  per cent, ol thoir face value including  the cost of negotiating and sale, brokerage and other incidental expenses.  6. A special rate on the dollar shall  be raised and levied annually in addition  to all other rales on all ratable real  property of the city, sufficient to pay  interest on the debt hereby created  during the currency of tho said debentures, and to provide for the payment of  the said debt when due.  7. The sum of tfOOO.OO shall bo raised  and levied annually in each year by a  special rate on all tho ratable real  property of the said City ofSandon, for  the payment of interest on tho amount  of the debt hereby created, during the  currency of the said debentures.  S. The sum of SS57.00 shall bo raised  and levied annually in each year by a  special rale on all the ratable real property of the City of Sandwn for the payment  of tho debt hereby created, when due.  0. It shall he law fill for the corporation from time to time to repurchase any  of the said debentures at such price or  prices asinay be.mutually agreed upon,  and all.debentures so repurchased shall  forthwith be cancelled, and no reissue of  any debenture or debentures shall be  made in consequence of such repurchase.  10. This bylaw if passed shall take  effect on the fifteenth day of April A.D.1,  1899. .'.-.������������������  11. This bylaw may be cited for all  purposes as ''The Improvement Loan  Bylaw, No. 14, 1S99."  Head for the first time. March 12th,  .1899.    '  Head for the second time, March 12th,  1S99.    .''"���������..���������' ���������',������������������*  Head for the third time, March 12th  1899.  Iteceived tho assent.of.the ratepayers  March 29, 1S99.   '.  Eeconsidered   and   finally   adopted  April 5, 1S99.  [Seal.]  H. H. Pitts,  Frank C. Sewbll, Mayor.  City Clerk.  DECLARATION.  The above is a true copy of a by-law  passed by the Municipal Council of the  Corporation'of the^City of Sandon on the  Fifth day o'f April, A.D. 1899, and all  persons are hereby required to take  notice that anyone desirous of applying  to have such by-law, or any part thereof  quashed must make his application for  that purpose to the LSupreine Court  within one month next after the publication of this by-law in the British Columbia Gazette, or he will be too late to  be heard in that behalf.  Frank C. Sewell,  City Clerk.  There is not a  mother in this land  who has a child suffering from skin disease in any form but  willthankMrs. Keir-  slt'ad, of Snider Mt.,  N.B., for telling of  tlicremarknble nian-  nerinwhich her boy,  Freddy, was cured  of one of the severest and most torturing'' of skin diseases  by the use of Burdock Blood Bitters j and  nol only relieved and cured for the time  being-, but, mark you, after eight years  tlie disease has sho-j<ii no sign of returning.  The following is Mrs. KeirsLeacts  Liter:���������  "With gratitude I can testify to the  wonderful curative powers of Burdock  Blood Bitters. Eight years ago our little  son, Frtiddy, was afflicted with salt rheum  and was in a dreadful condition. His legs,  from the soles of his feet to his body, were  entirely raw, and ran a bloody water,  which appeared to burn and itch until he  was often in great agony.  " All or trying several remedies, we resolved to give B.B. B. a trial.  "You can imagine wilh what delight  and qi-.'itilude we saw our boy entirely  cured .tfler using one bottle and part of  the second. We gave him the remainder  of the second bottle, and from that time  till the present he has never had a sign of  s-ilt rlictim or a sick day. rYou need not  wonder that I think there is no other  medicine can equal Burdock Blood Bitters  lo purify tho blood and build up thc hcal'V  and strength."  Lambert's Syrup  Douglas Pine  Will cure your cold when all  others fail.   Try it and prove  it.   Sold by all druggists.  Price 25c a bottle.  Having opened business in the  premises opposite thc Clifton house, I  am prepared to do all kinds of Boot  and Shoe Making ami Repairing in the  latest and neatest style.  A trial order'solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO OKDER TOO SMALL  AND NONE TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER..  Louis Hupperten.  TO  CONSIiAflTfVES.'  The undersigned having been restored lo health by simple means, after  suffering for several years with a  severe lung afloctian, and that dread  disease, Consumption, is anxious to  make known to his fellow sufferers thc  means of euro. To those, who desire it,  he will cheerfully send (free of charge)  a copy_of thc prescription used, which  they will find a sure cure for Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis and  all throat and lung maladies. He  hopes all sufferers will try his remedy,  as it is invaluable. Those desiring  thc prescription, which will cost them  nothing, and may prove a blessing,  will please address,  Rev. EDWARD A. WILSON,  1 yr. Brooklyn, New York.  Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  M. L. Grimmett. ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  Puplio, Etc.  Sandon,     B.C.  AND  A. MILLOY, L.D. S.  DENTIST. *  Rooms in Virginia block, Sandon; B.C.  c  FUR '& WOOL CO..  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200 to SOS First Ave. No.   ^  niNNEdFOLIS, niNN.  Shipments Solicited. P '  ���������:/: Write for ..Circular.  * /m/ ��������� ^' /gy ��������� jgy* feast ��������� j*a&s*\r,*a^ . Xay ������^ ��������� ^^ **������ay ������'^y ��������� . V*Sr'  ^  %  ������>',.*  CLIFFE & CO.,  Sandoii.  4*.      <������&    . : ���������     -.    .  ��������� ������������������.  if-  5S������3|i������3|C������������3fs? ������^������������^C������ ������2p ������^������ ������^������ ������^C������ >Jjf������ ������3^������^������������%<i^������JCiiyS  ^9^*^00 . 00 .00 . 0& '00 ' 00 .  I 'li'j  I*  'iM  si  /���������I!  i  m  ���������Hi  fix  %������������������{  wm  "- <.������xi,o *���������������������������  i������V������Jx1"-  J-:  toil's  r.- -\ **"j  ... ������-  ���������:'  ������������������ ' -i.-s.sr-       -^'. r_-.'T --.������������������    .J   -^",,'.J .,��������� ?j.--..--(;.������. -'.v   -���������-.!.       '.������_4 J* .       1    r ��������� if ,- ,      ' r ���������.     Ji    r , ��������� ���������       .        i-       i     . ������    i        .     . ' *i *  J  ���������������������������, "-1 ��������� ������  Pjr1T.r,rvi.,t3 THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1899.  11  |i  FIFTY-THOUSAND IN BANK  For Development Work' on the Arlihg:  ton, Springer Creek.  The outlook in mining circles round  the Slocan Lake camps has improved  a great deal of late, and the chances  arc favorable for 11 good and lively  summer's operations. Toronto and  Montreal parties arc seeking bonds on  aL number ol properties and _Spwknno  operators) are once more turning their  attention this way. Tne Ten Mile,  Springer and Lemon creek camps, in  particular, are passing out of the  gloom tliat has overshadowed them for  the past two years. Much ol this is  due to t.ho change in the allairs of the  Arlington, on "Springer creek. A.  Bethune, writing lrom Spokane, states  that tie new Arlington management  has $50,000 in the, bank for development purposes. This should place the  group in a position to pay regular dividends.' Thc effect of the deal on the  camp is encouraging to those who  have been holding on so long. Coupled  wilh ibis are other movements inui-  cating that a reaction for the better  hiis set in.  The Repoit Not Encouraging.  Toronto, April 4.���������Mclfort Boulton,  secretary of the Deer Paik Mining  Company, has issued an official statement to the effect that the report on  thc Deer Park Mining Company's  property received from J. B. Hastings  is of a disappointing nature, and that  in the present workings there are no  ore reserves in sight. It is proposed  to call a shareholders' meeting to increase the capital to carry on future  development on lines suggested by  Mr. Hastings. Thc Deer Park is  chiefly owned in Toronto, and thc comparative failure of the property will  probably tend to discourage speculation in Rossland mines for a while.  AFTER SERIOUS SICKNESS  Thc heart and nerves are left weak and  watery. At this time Milburn's Heart  and Nerve Pills should be taken. They  strengthen thc heart and nervous system, enrich thc blrod nn������l rapidlv restore the health.   50c, all dealers.  OF IHE CITY OF  BYLAW NO. 12..  A By-law to provide for the exemption  of concentrating works from Municipal  taxution.  WiiEitEAS it is deemed expedient, in  in order to encourage tho erection and  maintenance of .eoncentrating works  within the limits of the City of Sandon,  to aid by exempting the same for a period of years from municipal taxation.  WmsiiUAS the Council of the said corporation deem it expedient to introduce  a By-law providing for the said objects,  and :���������  Whereas it is considered to be in the  interests of the City, and as a consider-  tion for the erection of such concentrating troiks, that such woiks and the lands  ��������� on which the same may be erected  should be exempted from taxation as  hereinafter set out.  Be It Tiikrefore Enacted by the  Municipal Council of the Corporation of  tho City of Sandon in open meeting assembled, as follows :���������  1. That all buildings and machinery  erected and installed, or which may be  hereafter eroded or installed within the  limits of the said city, for tho purpose of  reducing and.concentrating ores, and  the lands upon which the said buildings  and machinery may be orected, within  thc limits of the said city, shall be exempted, and are hereby exempted, liom  all municipal taxation that may be assessed and levied by the said corporation, for a period ot ten years from the  first day of January, 1899.  ��������� 2. This by-law.before the final parsing  thereof shall receive the assent of the  electors of the corporation, in the manner prescribed by the Municipal Clauses  Act andainendments thereto.  3. This by-iaw if' passed   shall  take  effect.on the First Day of April,'1899.  .  4; This'by-law  may be  cited  for   all  purposes as   "Concentrator Exemption  By-law No. 12, 1S99." '  Road for the  first and second times,  Feb. 20th, 1S99.  Read for the third time, March 12th,  1899.   . '.. :"  .Received the assent of the ratepayers  March 29, 1899.  Reconsidered    and   finally   adopted  April 5, 1899.     -   '  The most critical period'in a woman's  life may be properly called "Blossoming  Time." It is tin: period when she blossoms  from girlhood into womanhood. ,  At this momentous time the best medicine for a woman to take is Dr. Pieice's  Favorite Prescription. It acts directly upon the delicate and important organs that  are to bear the burdens of wifehood and  motherhood. It makes them strong-,  healthy and vigorous. It corrects all  irregularities and displacements and stops  exhausting drains. Taken during the period of expectant maternity, it banishes  the usual annoyances and makes baby's  coming- easy and almost painless. It insures the new-comer's health and an ample  supply of nourishment. It transforms  weak, sickly, nervous, complaining women into happy,, healthy wives. 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"������������������  The, above is a, true copy of a by-law  passed by the Municipal Council of the  Corporation of the City of Sandon on  the Fifth day of April, A.D. 1899, and all  persons are hereby required to . take  notice that any one desirous of applying  to have such by-law, or any part thereof,  quashed, must make his application for  that purpose to the Supreme Court with:  in one month next after tbe publication  of this by-law in the British Columbia  Gazette, or he will be too late in that  behalf.  Fkank C. Seweli,,  City Clerk.  Hard to kooptho children from catching cold���������will run out of doors not  proporly wrapped���������get. wet foot���������kick  the bed elotlios oil at nighty  What's niothor going to do. about it f.'  Mustn't neglect tho eliildroirsCoughn'  and Colds���������might ond in Croup���������uml  Croup end fatally or weaken tho lungs  for lite. .:  ,   Most, mothers now give their children  Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup.  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";������i  A,'1-,  -'��������� t ���������  ;(������-���������  ��������� ������. ���������  '..V  ,!i,Jo' t     ��������������� v'"-'"^ "���������'<' {**.?'-��������� *r-���������*���������*��������������� ���������,>.nr\r~^-ifi,r:\t.  -"   .- ~i       "     '������T        HUP #J      rll--r,     -,,,*     J_.. i     1'fl     -     -���������  - . 4������t   *������ I-,.  ������ r; ii~   '7:������,  .  .    i    ���������*,  ;.        y. ���������..>..    .'..;A������,t,  ��������� *  ������    ' .     ��������� *.  -. ��������� /  -.';������  .   * 't     <i_        ' *���������    * .   0  !>_<>_��������� ��������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������*-  -���������������������>���������������������������*���������������������������*������������������������*������������������  I  0  I  t  o  I  *���������������������������  IT WILL OUT.  OR,  A GREAT HYSTERY.     \\  CHAPTER III.���������Continued.  Ho was passing through tbo door,  when lie turned, with flushed face and  flashing eyes.  "It were better for you, John Fcr-  rior," bo thundered, ;"that you and sho  wero now lying blanched skeletons upon the Sierra Blanco, than that you  should put your weak wills against  the orders of tho Holy Four 1"  With a threatening gesture of his  hand he turned from the door, and  Ferrier heard his heavy step scrunching, along the shingly path.  He was still sitting with his elbowa  upon his knees, considering how be  should broach the ��������� matter to his  daughter, wben a soft hand was laid  upub" his, and' looking up, he saw her  removes my father, I shall have his  tanning-yard and his leather-factory.  Then I am your'elder, and am higher  in the church."  "It will bo for the maiden to decide,'' rejoined young Drobber, smirking at bis own reflection in the glass.  '"We will .leave it; all to her decision."  During this .dialogue, John Ferrier  bad. stood fuming in the doorway,  hardly able to keep his riding-whip  from the backs of his two visitors.  "J.ook hero,'"' be said, at last, striding up to tluT-i, "when my daughter  summons you, you can come; but until  then, I don't wanL to see your faces  again." -  The'''' two young Mormons stared at  him in amazement. In their eyes this  competition between them for the  maiden's hand was ihe highest of honors both to her and her father.  ' 'There aro two ways out ot the  room," cried Ferrier; " there is the  door, and there is the window. Which  do you care to, use ?"  His brown face looked so savage, and  hands so threatening, that  r foot and  o old farrii-  f if teen to ten; but there was no news  of the absentee: One by one the numbers dwindled' down; and still there  came no sign of him. Whenever a  horseman clattered down the road or  a driver shouted at his team, the old  farmer hurried to the gate,' thinking  that help had arrived at last. At  last, when he saw fivo give way to  four, and that again to three, he lost  heart, and abandoned all hope of  escape. Single-handed, and with his  limited knowledge of the mountains  which surrounded tho settlement, bo  know that he was powerless. Tho  moro frequented roads were strictly  watched and guarded, and none could  pass along them without an order from  the council. Turn which way he  would, there appoarod to be no avoiding tho blow which'hung over him. Yet  the old man never wavered in his re-  are waiting. By day break we should  be half-way  through  the mountains."  "What if we are stopped?" asked  Ferrier.  Hope slapped the revolver butt  which protruded;from the front of his  tunic'  "If they are too many for us, we  shall take two or three of them with  us,"  he  said, with  a  sinister smile.  Tho lights inside the house had all  been extinguished, and (from the darkened window Ferrier peered over the  fields which had been his own, and  which he'was now about to abandon  forever, no had Jong nerved himself  to the ; sacrifice, however, arid the  thought of the honor and happiness of  his daughter outweighod liny regret at  his ruined fortunes. All looked ho  peaceful'and happy, tho rustling trees  and I he broad, silent stretch of grain-  standing  beside him. ;   One  glance at  her pale, friffhlened face showed   him ! competition     between    mem  lor     ijjo   ���������      . .      ... .    .        ...  thatPshe had K what  had passed. \ maiden's hand was ihe highest of hon-  .tornWo fancies filled_hi, .magmalion  "I  could  not   help it,"  she  said,  in   ors both to her and her father. A.nd his daughter-whal was to become  answer   to  his  look    "His voice  rang       "There  aro    two  ways out of    the   ������������ h������ ���������������������������' h������ ��������������� S������af *  . Was there  through the'house.   Oh.   father, fa.h-   room,^ or������^.rrh������. ^   is   the   ������o ��������� ������op. ������^^li^ou^ t^.'������������  ">��������������������� ^s^yourself," he an- SS������^L?������li ^ "^ * ^ D^^la^0l^ Thrown ti$  Bwered, drawing her to him, and pass- His brown face looked so savage, and ������"' aL tna thought ot his own impot  Ing his broad, rough hand caressingly   hi.s  gaunt  hands so  threatening,  that       w* , . sjienc<, he  over her chestnut hair. "We'll fix it his visitors sprung to their foot and h^rf.^ii^^ieh]nrE^inA\o^  up somehow or another. You don't beat a hurried retreat. The old farm- ("������rd, /^H^"'lt������T ^h! oniei ll  find your fancy  kind o' lessening for   er followed them to tho door but   ���������g   d,*���������������������    ������    <^^ of  this chap, do you?" "Let mo know when you have set-  ������������ ^   lender ^ptl   into    tho  A sob and a squeeze of his hand was ; lied  which  it is to be,    he said, ear-   h;].,       ,   li,ten6d intenll/    There was  her only answer. donically |��������� Ujr ��������� Iew momer.u iU1(i  lh.,n  No;    of    course  not.      I..ahouldn t j    "You shah smart for this 1    Strang- , ^  ,        in3idjous SOund was repeated.  erson   cried    white   with   rage.     You   ^ evidently   tapping very  have defied the prophet and the Covin- ;Bonlly upon  one  oC   lhe nane]s bof- the  ,    - ,       ��������� - - ssassin  end  of your days.  'The hand of the Lord s������hall be heavy  upon you,' cried young Drebber ; "He  will  arise  and  smite you!"  'Then' III start the. smiting,' exclaimed Ferrier furiously, and h������. would  have rushed upstairs for his gun had  not Lucy seized him by thc arm and  restrained him. Before ��������� ha could escape  from  her,   the clatter  of horses'  solution to part with life uself bo- ,��������� i.mdi (u,u :t,waa difficult to realize  fore he consented to what he regarded I ,b.l( (lje irLt 0rmurder lurked  as  his  daughters  dishonor. I through  it    all.   Yet  the    white face  Tie was sitting alone one evening j aml set expression ot (he VOung hun-  pomlcring deeply ovor his troubles, anil tpr showed that in his approach lo (ho  searching vainly for some way out of   } L    had  SQ(?n ������   h   lQ      U|j������  them.      That morning had shown  the   him u that h    d  figure 2 upon the will of his house jtartioT carried lho bag of eo]d and  and the next day would be the last of os,. Jefferson  Hope had  the  scanty  the a loted time.      What was to hap- , ,        ���������    d       t l       hi,    L        had  pea .then?      All manner of vague and j \ u    ,)undle'containinff    a  rJew 0f  CRro to hear you say you did. He's  a likely lad, and he's a Christian,  which Is more than these folks here,  in spite o' all their, praying and  preaching. There's a party starting  for Nevada to-morrow, and I'll man-  ago to send him a message letting him  know the hole we are in. If I know  he'll  anything o   that young man,  he'll  lie  back    hero  with    a spocd  that would   have rushed upstairs for his gun  whip electro-telegraphs." ' ....     ,      ,-, _   .���������  Lucy  laughed  through  her  tears at  her father s description.  'When ho comes, he will advise us . Woofs told him that they were beyond  for the best. But it is for you that I his reach,  am frightened, dear. One hears���������one " The young canting rascals] ho. ex-  bears suoh dreadful stories about those claimed, wiping (he perspiration from  who oppose the prophet; something ; his forehead ;''I would sooner see you  terrible alwavs happens to them."' I in your grave, my girl, than the wile  "But  we  haven't opposed him yet," ; of either  of  them."  her    father    answered.   "If    will    be ,    " And  so should I, father," she an-  time to look out for squalls when we   swered   with    spirit,   "but    Jefferson  do.   We have a clear month before us;   wili jsoon be here."  at  the  end    of that, I guess   wo  had  best shin out of Utah."  ,   "Leave Utah?"  "Thats about the size of it."  "But  th_e far in.?"  '   "We   will  rai.-.e as much  as we can  "in money, and let the rest go.   To tell  tbe truth. Lucy, it isn't the first time  t have    thought of   doing it.   I don t  jare    about  knuckling    under  to  any  man as these folk do to their darned  prophet.   I m    a  free-born    American,  mil it s all now to me.   Guess I'm too  aid  to    learn.   If he   comos browsing  nbout   this  farm,  he might  chance  to  run  up" against a charge of buckshot  traveling in the opposite direction  "But   they  won't  let us  leave,"  .laughter objected. ' '     ,'  " ������n  "Wait till Jefferson comes, and well  loon  manage  that.   In  the meantime,  gon't you fret yourself, my dearie, and  don't   get  your  eyes  swelled  up,  else  he'll be walking into; me when he sees  fou.    There s   nothing    to   be   a-lo^������;  ibout,  and  there's ho danger at all.  John Furrier uttered thaso consoling remarks in a v(ery confi-dont tone,  but shecould not help observing that he  paid unusual care to the fastening  of the doors that night, and'that he  carefully, cleaned and loaded the rusty  old shot-gun which hung upon the wall  D'f his  bedroom. -2  his  CHAPTER .IV.  On the morning which followed his  interview with the Mormon prophet,  John Ferrier went.into Salt Lake City,  and having found his acquaintance,  who was bound tor the Nevada Mountains, he intrusted him with his message to. Jefferson : Hopo. In it he  told the young man of the imminent  danger which threatened them, and  how necessary it was that he should  return. Having done this,( he felt  easier in his mind, and returned home  with a lighter heart.  As he approached his farm, he was  surpriscd-to see a horse hitched to each  nf the posts of the gate. Still- more  surprised was he on entering to find  two young men in possession ot his  sitting-rooml One with a long, pulo  face, was leaning hack in the rocking-  chair,- with his feet cocked up upon the  stovo, The other, a bull-necked youth  with coarse bloated- features, was  standing in front o������ the window, with  his hands in his pockets, whistling a  popular hymn. Both of them nodded  to Ferrier as he entered, and tha one  in the rocking chair commenced the  conversation.  "Maybe you don't know us," he said.  "This here is.the son of Elder Drebber, and I'm Joseph Stangerson, who  traveled with you in the desert when  the Lord stretched out His band  and gathered you into the true fold."  ��������� "As he 'will, all tho nations,~in His  own good time," said the other, in a  nasal voice; "He grindoth slowly but  exceedingly small."  John Ferrier bowed coldly. He bad  guessed who his visitors were.  We have come," continued Stangerson, "at fhe advice of our fathers, to  solicit the hand- of- your daughter for  whichever of us may'seam good to you  and.to her. As I have but four wives  and Brother .Drebber here has seven,  it appears to me that my claim is the  stronger one."  i "Nay, nay, Brother Stangerson,".  'cried the other; "the question is not  h'ow many wives we have, but how  many we can keep. My father has  now given over his mills to me, and I  tun the sloher man."  But my prospects are better," said  the  other,  waxmly.   "Wh������������  *h������  Lord  ill 13     Ut>������wi,v,.i , .jm.-.-   ;  ���������When the Lord I  Yes. It will not be'long before he  comes. The sooner fh������ better, for we  do not know what their next move  may bo,"  A was, indeed, high time that some  one capable of giving advice and help  should come to the aid of the sturdy  old farmer and his adopted daughter.  In the whole history of the settlement  there had never been such a case of  rank disobedience to the authority of  the elders. If minor errors were punished so sternly, what iwould be the  fate of this arch rebel . Ferrier knew  that his wealth and position would be  of no avail to him. Others as well  known and as rich as himself had been  spirited away before now, and their  goods given over to the Church^ He  was a brave man, but ho trembled at  thc vague, shatdowy terrors which hung  over him. Any known danger he could  face with a firm lip, but this suspense  was unnerving. He concealed his fears  from his daughter, however, and af-  fectod'to make light of the whole matter, though she, with - the keen eye  of  love,   saw  plainly  that  he  was   ill  at ease.-       ���������.-    He expected that he would receive  some message or remonstrance! from  Young as to his conduct, and he was  not mistaken, though it came in an  unlooked-for manner. Upon rising  next morning, he found to his surprise, a fuL square of paper pinned  on to the coverlet of his bed just over  his chest. On it was printed, in bold,  straggling letters:  " Twenty-nine   days   are  given   you  for amendment,  and then���������" ft  The dash was more fear-inspiring  than any threat could have been. How  this warning come into his room puzzled John Ferrier Borely, tor  his servants slept in' an out-house  and the doors and windows had all  been secured. He crumpled the paper  up and said nothing to his daughter,  but-tbe incident struck a chill into his  heart; Tho twenty-nine days were  evidently the balance of tho month  which Young had promised. What  strength or courage could avail against  an enemy armed with such mysterious  powers? The hiind which fastened  that pin might have struck him to the  heart, and he could never have known  who had slain  him.  Still more shaken was. he next  morning. They had sat down to thoir  breakfast when Lucy, with a cry of  ���������urprise, pointed upward. In the center of the ceiling, was scrawled, with  a burned stick apparently, the number 28. To his daughter it.was-unintelligible, and he did not enlighten  her. ; That night he sat up with Ins  gun and kept watch and ward. He  saw and he heard nothing, and yet in  the morning a great 27 had been  painted upon the outside of his door.  Thus day followed day ; and as sure  as morning.came he found that his unseen enemies had kept their register,  and had marked up in some conspicuous  position how many days were still left  to him out of the month of grace. Sometimes the fatal numbers appeared upon the walls; sometimes upon thc floors;  occasionally they were on small placards stuck upon th������ garden-gate or  the railings. With all his vigilance  John Ferrier could.not discover whence  these daily warnings proceeded. A  horror, which was almost superstitious, came upon him' at the sight of  ihem. He became haggard and restless, and his eyes had the troubled  look of some haunted creature. He  had but one hope in life now, and that  was for the arrival of the young hunter from Nevada.  Twenty had changed  to fifteen, and  her more valued possessions. Opening  the window very slowly and carefully,  (hey waited until a dark cloud had  somewhat obscured [lie night, and then  ono by ono passed through into ihe  little garden. With bated breath and  crouching figures thoy stumbled across  ii and gained the shelter of the hedge,  which they skirted unlil they came lo  the gap which opened into the cornfield. , They had juH reached this  point when the young man seized his  two companions and dragged them  down into the shadow, whore they lay  silent., and trembling.  To be Continued.  who had come to carry out tho murderous order of the secret tribunal?  Or was it somo agent who was marking up that the last day of grace had  arrived. John Ferrier felt; ,that instant death would he belter than  the suspense which shook! his i nerves  and chilled his, heart. Springing forward, he drew thol bolt and threw tho  door open.  Outside all was calm, and quift. The  night was fine, and' the stars were  twinkling brighily overhead. The little front garden lay before the farmer's eyes, bounded by ihe fence aud  gate; but neither there nor on the road  was any human being to be seen.  Wilh a sigh ot relief Ferrier looked to  right and to. left, until happening to  glance straight down atl his feet he  saw,'to- his astonishment, a man lying  flat upon hi.s face upon the ground,  with his arms ami legs all asprawl. ���������  So unnerved was he at the sight that  he leaned up against the wall wilh  his hand to his throat to strifle his inclination to call out. His first thought  was that the prostrate figure was  that oC some wounded or dying man,  but as he watohedj it he1 saw it writhe  along the ground and into thc hall  wilh the rapidity and noiselessne ���������> of  a serpent. Once -within the house,  the man sprung to his feet, closed the  door, and revealed to the astonished  farmer the fierce fac?. and resolute expression of Jefferson Hope. .  "Good God!" gasped John", Ferrier,  How you scared ��������� me!'--'What ever  made you come in'   like   that?"  "Give me food," the ' oihn'r said,  hoarsely. "I-have had no time' for  bite or slip for eight-and-forty hours."  He flung himself upon the cold meat  and bread which were still lying upon  the table from his host's supper, and  devoured them voraciously. "Does  Lucy bear up well?" he asked, when  he had satisfied his hunger." .  , "Yes. She does not' know ' the danger," her father answered. , V. ..;'..���������  "That is well. The house is watched on every side. . 'That is why I crawled my way up . to a. They may \e  darned sharp, but they're not quite  sharp enough, to catch a Y/ashoe hunter." ,...-...-'���������'..���������  John Ferrier felt a different, man  now that he realized, that he had a  devoted ally; He seized the young  man's leathery hand and wrung it  cordially!.  "You're a man to be proud" of," he  said. "There are not many who would  come to share our danger and our  troubles."  "You've hit it there, pard," tbo  young hunter answered. "I have a respect for you, but if you were alone in  this business I'd think twice before I  put my head into such a hornets'  nest. It's Lucy that brings me here,  and before harm comes on her I guess  there will be. one less o' the Hope  family in Utah." '  "What are we to do?"  "To-morrow is your last day, and unless you act to-night you are lost. I  have a mule and two horses waiting in  the Eagle Knviue. Howi much money  have you?"  "Two thousand dollars in gold, and.  five  in  notes."  "That will do. I have as much more  to add to it. We must push for Carson  City through tho mountains. You  had best wake Lucy. It is as well  that the servants do not sleep in tbe  house."  While Ferrier was absent preparing  his' daughter, for the approaching  journey, ' Jefferson Hope packed all  the eatables that he could find into a  small parcel, and filled a stoneware jar  with water, for ho knew by experience that the mountain wells we're  fe.w and far between. He had hardly  completed his arrangements before the  farmer returned with his.daughter all  dressed arid ready for a start. Tbi-  greeting between tho lovers was warm  but brief, for minutes wero precious,  and there  was. much to be done.  "We must start at once," said Jefferson Hope, speaking in a low but  resolute voice, like one who realizes the  greatness of the peril, but; has steeled  his heart to meet it.. "The front and  back entrances are watched! but with  caution we may got away through the  side window and across the fields.  Once on the road, we are only two  miles from the ravine where the horses  BERLIN SUPERSTITION.  Although in Berlin, as elsewhere,  most superstitions are ^connected in  some way or other with marriage or  death still there are quite a largo  number that have nothing to do whatever, with either,.-.writes.'si correspondent. For instance, many a housewife  would feel aa if she were just tempting tha fat������se if she were' to allow a  room to be swept at night; for, while  thc dust was going out, she would  argue, trouble would be sure to creep  in. A peace-loving servant-maid wili  havo recourse to all sorts of odd stratagems to avoid taking a pair of shoes  from off a table; for, whoever takes  them off, she holds, is sure to have a  quarrel that very same day with him  or her who put.them on.  I shall never forget tho scene I once  witnessed in a German household when  the fact became known that'I had  broken a looking lass. The thing was  of no great value���������it was only a little  hand mirror���������and as I was its owner,  I was at a loss to understand why the  breaking of it should cause so much  excitement. The servants stood'around  me wringing their hands, and indulging  in   all  sorts  of  noisy   demonstra-  FUNERALS IN 'MEXICO.  Tlicy' are ..railed According to the Sum.  Survivors are Able to rny.  Perhaps no city In the world has so-  many different styles of hearses for  difforent prices as the City of Mexico,  where tho street railway oompany���������>  known as the Camp-arii a de Ferrocar-  rilles del Disttito-Federal de Mexico���������  for short���������^derives a considerable portion of its receipts from tho rent of  funeral carp   andhearsos.  Tho best hearse is drawn by six  horses, and there aro numerous attendants upon the heavily draped oar. / As  much as ������125 ia charged for the hearse,  but if it is sent out with only four  horses  tho amount is reduced by ������26.  The next best hearse can be hired for  $00. Two horses drag tho 'oar, which  has but a scanty amount of black drapery. A' cross",surmounts all the. hearses,  and but'for,this on the.cheaper, class  hearses, which can De hired for ������(S.50, it  would bo .difficult to distinguish a,  hearse from.ah ordinary passenger oar  iu the distance. There 'are also six  other styles of cars varying between  these two extreme prices named.  All the charges named are made for  the funeral car or hearse alono, and do  not include the passenger cars required for  the mourners.       <v  When the house in which the funeral is hold is nob on the line of the  road the cars are placed at tho nearest  curve or on a branch track, and at the '  return the company is only obliged to  take the passengers to lho publi6  square called "Localo."  One, hour is allowed to the attendants to remain at the cemetery, ami  for every additional hour a charge ol  ������1.25 extra is made for each oar.  A fixed time is allowed for the body  to be taken out, and no delays aro permitted, so that the funeral servioe  in no way interferes with-lhe ordinary  traffic. A total revenue of about  g9J,000 a year is derived by this company from the rent of hearses and funeral  cars.  tions of grief and sympathy;'while their  mistress who passed in the world for  being a strong-minded woman, looked  equally distressed. She told me again  and again how sorry she was that such  a misfortune should have happened to  mo in her house. " You will have no  luck now for'seven long years, do what  you may,'; she assured me in quite a  sepulchral tone. And when' I laughed  she waxed quite indignant, and was  heard to remark later that the English were sadly lacking in reverence.  On a previous occasion in that same  house, I<had stumbled while going upstairs, whereupon it was promptly  taken for granted that wedding, presents would soon have to .bo bought^  If two persons have the same -thought  at the'same moment, and' express it  in the same words, they may each wist  a wish ana the wish will be gratified  if they but have the patience not to  speak until they are addressed by some  third person. With regard to the moon,  endless superstitions prevail, hot' only  in Berlin, but throughout Germany, and  among them the old English superstition that to see the new moon through  glass brings, misfortune. There are superstitions too, with regard to the colour of the horses one may meet. Some  people will walk miles on the chance  of coming across a piebald horse, just  iib others wil. go far out of their way  to avoid one that is " skewbald." Then  tlie way the birds fly, how tho leaves  fall to the ground, whether stairs do  or do not creak.and whether door-bells  ring' or remain at rest, are all matters fraught with significance for Ber-  liners, and not for them alone, for in  every land old superstitions die hard.  SEEN  IN THE    LITTLE CAGE.  Tho.se who have first gazed in dismay, and then laughed, at their own  distorted reflections in a . concave or  convex mirror will appreciate an  amusing occurrence lately witnessed  at a menagerie.  Here and there between the cages  Were placed trick mirrors which reflected a distorted image. Ani Irishman, after a critical survey of the  monkeys, had wandered away,, from  his better half, and suddenly found  himself in front of one of these mirrors. After a glance at his distorted  reflection, he rushed hack to his  wife, who was still watching the antics of thc monkeys.  Come, away wid ye, Bridget! he exclaimed. Oi've found a bigger trate  than that���������the ugliest baste in the  show! He's in a little cage in the corner.  Bridget followed her husband's lead,  and he dragged her. in front of the little cage. To hhi astonishment, there  was more in tho cage than he expected. ..'������������������',  iBegorra, Bridget, he exclaimed,  there's a pair av 'em!  1  '���������til  . h i.  ������������������%!  If  ;m  "m  ���������p  ���������'���������m  "m  -If  ���������Ii  ���������'���������til  ii  A DYSPEPTIC'S RELEASE.  SuiTercd   lYoni  lli.H KislicH.slns; Maliidy for'  .Wiiny it.<>iiths-I''ouu<l Only one Medicine  ���������'':..to IIOll>  llllll. "  The farming community at Port  Robinson, and many miles around, are  intimately acquainted with' Mr. Harvey, Horton. He ia a young man, only  23 years of age, who" farms in summer  and follows a steam . thresher , in autumn and winter. While: yet so young  he has had his share of pain 'and sickness. Our reporter, hearing of Mr.  Horton's affliction" sought an interview  with him.- When he learned . the reporter's errand, he readily consented  to impart full details, which, are given  practically in, his own words :���������" J. do  not court newspaper notorioty," said  he, " yet ���������-1 am not afraid to say a  kind word for Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Palo People. In the summer of  1807 I was.sadly afflicted with"stomach troublp, a' deranged- liver and  general debility. My entire system  wan in a morbid condition; T felt aa  though I had an' oppressive weight  on my . stomach" and eating was  sometimes       followed       by     nausea.  My nights were made hideous''by unpleasantdreamsi'���������������������������! tried a good physician.     Ho    doctored   me. for   liver,  trouble   and   dyspepsia,   but   without:  avail arid1 for a year I could find  rio  remedy.'that' could cure me. I felt.perfectly worn out, .had no strength, apr  petite or energy.' I was prevailed upon by. a friend from a distance: to try J  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.   I purchased  two boxes in June, 1898.   Although I  thought myself  beyond  cure,  yet  the ,-  first box had such a surprising effect ���������  that I    took courage   as my strength-  began    to   gradually   return. .1   continued taking the pills and   how after  using nine boxes: I feel as good a-mam  as ever and am in splended flesh. I can  eat, digest and    sleep well, while before  all  food  soured   on  my  stomach  and caused awful distress,  T  ican now.  enjoy life and am. satisfied    that Dr.  Williams'   Pink Pills    have saved me  from untold suffering. ,  CLOSING! A BRILLIANT CAREER.  In an account given by a distingui-.'  shed man of letters of a recent visit  to Mr. Ruskin, this gentleman, describes Mr. Ruskin's appearance as  singularly ennobled by the long, snow-  white beard, which descends nearly to  the waist, and gives a patriarchial ,  dignity to the finely moulded faco. The  end of life finds Mr. Ruskin in a mood  of perfect serenity; the storm and  stress- have departed, and all that is  left is pure sweetness aud gentleness.  His favorite occupation is sitting at his  window looking on the calm waters of  the lake below. He receives great  numbers of letters, but the present  day .' affairs of this troubled world  make little impression upon him.  TURKEY-CLAW ORNAMENTS.  The woman who lives in the country  or in a village, where she has her own  poultry yard can now utilize the. claws  of her turkeys. One of the unique ornaments of the season is nothing more  than a real'turkey's claw,', neatly varnished and with a small-.-thermometer  tied on the leg. In the more, expensive  shops the claws are tipped witji,,silver.  The beauty 'of. this', realistic,article is  that any one can make it. It' has no  other.  m  '1  , HUMDRUM EXISTENCE.  Mrs. Wiggles. My. husband and I  never quarrel.  Mrs. Waggles. How tame and uh^  interesting your life must bel  m i     . ���������      ^-..^-_-,7.,i ���������������������������������.    i .,    ���������.��������� i. r*r~'--j������������������������������������������������ ������������������ ���������.������������������������.���������*������������������������������ ������������������������������������ ...    m������ n. ^i������tw^ -^r-w, ,,m ^ipr ������tc>- -y e^qsvti/tv^&^^xit-  i ���������^ft^������^^V^^ff  e riome  ABOUT   THE  IN     SPRING  nousE  TIME.  Every housewifo knows that air rises  bul how many of them remember it  and lower tho temperature in the first  and second stories of their houses during tho summer by systematically  keeping tho attic door and windows  open whenever practicable ? Don't stay  in sucl. a rut of ��������� thoughtlessness any  longer. When' houso cleaning, tack  mosquito netting over the attic window* to shut out flies, and so be ready  to add another hot-weather comfort to  your list.   ���������  Matting is a wholesome and cool  looking floor coverings for bedrooms  in hot Weather, but only the better  grades are durable, and even these  soon break if a bedstead is daily drawn  over them.  A great (deal is said in praise of  highly decorative wall papers, especially those having floral designs for. bedrooms. Some of them are deserving,  Are beautiful in every way; but for  a person of quiet tastes nine-tenths of  thum would make a room intolerable  by their glaring and incongruous combinations of colors. The decorations  for tho walls of a bedroom should always be in light,- delicate colors, but  iu order to make the' effect of tho  room as u whole quiel and restful, the  colors must be soft and harmonious, or  in pleasing accord, and the pattern unobtrusive.'  Scotch-Holland window-shades cost  more at first than unglazed domestic  ones, but they are safer, aud cheaper  in the end too, because they can be  cleaned again and again with a damp  cloth.  The decorative possibilities ot half-  length f������ash-curia'uis are small but  when made of inconspicuous material  they are not in Lhe least obtrusive, and  front a practical standpoint, they are  unequaled. .Small metal rods, with  socket euds, now cost but a trifle. Do  not waste your ' time and patience by  shirring thorn over tape.  Hanging carpets over a line and then  healing hard to remove the dusL will  shorten their lives more than a month  of ordinary  wear���������and   the    same    is  hoard of savings until there is nothing  left with which to freshen the walls  and woodwork of the kitchen and get  a blue-flame oil cooking stove. Saving  yourself during thc trying months of  summer, when of necessity tho farmer's wife must do more cooking than  at any other season of the year, is a  thousand times wiser than saving a  few dollars by burning half-rotten old  fence  rails and  boards,  true of rugs, or of taking hold of ono  rttul and whipping them. Do not stay  i;i this rut either. Lay--them on the  ground, wrong side upward at first,  and beat and sweep thoroughly on  both sides. J3orax is less likely to  fade carpets than ammonia, and will  freshet: the colors equally well. Use  in the proportion of ono heaping teaspoonful   to  a  gallon  of  hot  water.  Ingrain filling, plain carpet, makes  i charming background for rugs, but  it shows dust aud litter as quickly as  a polished floor.  Borax is also unequaled for washing  iace' curtains. Very much of the  strain which ordinarily comes on long  lace, curtains in washing can be avoided by doubling each curtain al the  middlt lengthwise and tying a strip  of old muslin loosely around it at two  points between tho fold and the ends.  Soak fifteen minuie-s at a time in  warm water, to which borax has been  added in the proportion named above ;  sque-ezt- (and press .down with the  bauds, and in raising always take hold  of the muslin lie-string, and wring  gently through a wringer. Repeat  this as many times as necessary, and  do not remove the ties, until you are  ready to pin the curtains out. Never  shake out a lace curtain when wet,  for it is sure to make havoc with the  finer meshes,  If some of the windows in a room  get more direct sunlight than others,  be sure to mark the ones that were  *t   the  sunniest   window,  and  change  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  '' Cream Omelet.���������Mix smoothly a  tablespoonful of flour with a cupful  of sweet cream, and add four well-  beaten eggs, and a pinch of salt. Cook  in a thick-bottomed spider containing  a tableBpoonful of hot butter. When  it just thickens, fold one-half over tho  other, slip upon a hot platter and  serve at once. ,  Breakfast Potatoes.���������Place a pint of  rich sweet milk, a tablespoonful -of  butter and half a teaspoonful of salt  in a saucepan. When it boils, stir in  a tablespoonful,of flour -mixed with  a little cold milk. As it boils again,  pour in a quart of sliced, cold boiled  potatoes, and set saucepan on the back  of tho stove, where the potatoes may  become thoroughly heated without  scorching tho  milk.  Kgg Roles.���������Two beaten eggs, two  teacupfuls of sweet milk, a little salt,  three and a half cupfuls of flour,  through which has been sifted one teaspoonful of baking powder. Beat well;  bake in gem irons.  ''Holland Sauce.���������Stir together in a  saucepan, without browning, two  tablespoonfuls of butter and one of  flour until it ia cooked; then slowly  add boiling water until it is of the  right consistency. Pour it through a  gravy-strainer, add salt, another  table-spoonful of butter, the beaten  yelks of three eggs, a little lemon  'juice and Cayenne pepper. Spread a  can of salmon on a deep platter, remove skin and bones, pour over it this  Holland   sauce.  Stewed Parsnips.'���������Wash, scrape and  slice; to a quart of sliced parsnips add  a half pint of hot water, a heaping  tablespoonful of butter, salt and pepper. Cover closely and stew until the  water is cooked away, stirring often lo  prevent   burning.*  Russian Coffee Brood.���������Take'a piece  of bread dough, work into it a beaten  egg, a little melted butter and pul-  verizec: sugar; roll thin, spread with  sugar, sprinkle over cinnamon, roll up.  Place in a deep, narrow cake-pan, let  rise, bake. Cuts off like roll jelly  cake.  Orange Pudding.���������Cut two oranges  in small pieces, removing the seeds.  Place in a fancy pudding dish and  sprinkle with sugar. Bring a pint of  milk to the boiling point, add the  yelks of two eggs well beaten, two  tablespoonfuls of cornstarch, a littlo  cold milk, two tablespoonfuls of sugar  and a tiny pinch of salt. Stir until  thickened ; pour over the oranges when  partly cool. Beat the' whites of the  eggs, sweeten, flavor with orange or  lemon, and spread over tho top of the  pudding.  Codfish a la Mode.���������One cupful of  codfish, picked fine, two cupfuls of  mashed potatoes, one pint of swoot  milk, two beaten eggs, scant half-cupful of butter, peppor. ' Mix well. Bake  in a pudding dish for twenty minutes.  If the fish is very salt, it shoultl be  freshened, as the butter helps to salt  tlie mixture. There is a codfish preparation which comes in ten-cent  packages, which is good for this dish,  as well as for gravies, toast, etc. It  is free from bone, picked fine, and not  very salt. '  ��������� Prune Whip.���������Stew three-quarters of  a pound of good prunes and sweeten to  taste. Add, when cold, whites of four  eggs beaten stiff, stir well together  aud bake twenty minutes. When cold,  serve with whipped cream..  MIGHTIER FAR THAI MEN,  INSECTS ROUT WHOLE  REGIMENTS  OF MODERN ARMIES.  their position when rehahging. Madras, crepe or other curtains that are  bordered alike on each edge, or curtains without any border, can have  their days lengthened by changing  from oue side of a. window to tho oth-  ������r, as the sun does its mischief near  tho inner edgo.  In wall paper, as in overy other foa-  turo of house furnishing,' taste and  discretion in choosing are far more desirable than any certain style. In  fact no other color or pattern can be  said to be fashionable to the exclusion  of any other. If-the ceiling of a room  is high, and you admire a deep frieze,  have one by all means, but if you havo  ono with a  low ceiling  for  the same  WHAT; THEY RAISE.    '  IV.vitllou tirc.rriit l.rilalii   iiikI   I lie-  I nKcil  :   S.tuOs..' ';.,..'  Statistics just compiled show that  Groat Britain and the United States  arc now raising by national taxation  very nearly the same sum. Great Britain, during its current fiscal year,  ending With: the  close  of  this month,  Seize   Nhliix,   aud   Uernstii.c    Eullrc  I'ro-  vlnoe������~lioM the FIIc������ ������cf������:iilcil tin* He  tout    I'xaiMlii    DxiH-tlllNui���������1 cCs   Thai.  ���������  Arc All-1'owci-rin.  The failure of the Uganda expedition,  which returned to Cape Towu jaded  and disheartened some weeks ago,  brings to mind the awfuLsignificanco  of something generally regarded as nil.  The troops who were to penetrate to  tbo heart of Ugandaland started out  with tho best equipments, of the time;  they returned without the loss of a  man. Yet tho officers united in maintaining that until colder weather the  quest was hopeless. They stood appalled before the inroads of the tsetse fly,  which spared tho men on account of  lhe  beasts ,of burden.  Inhabitants of all but arctic countries aro familiar in some form or other with the genus fly. India, Arabia,  Asia Minor and the Western States  of America have for ages and do periodically suffer from  INROADS OF THESE PESTS.  The ignorant dweller in the town,  under guiso of mosquito, house fly or  horse fly, is acquainted with ihem. Yel  few realize that in many, instances attacks from swarms 01" the, insects have  proved fatal, that whole armies have  again   and   again   fled  before   them.  A decade ago tho British Isles were  thrown into a slate of agitation over  the announcement ihaL a certain tiny  fly had been ravaging the continent  ot America. Tho Hessian fly, as tho  entomologist has denominated the insect, is a very tiny bit, lhe female, the  laiger of tho two, being scarcely an  oighth of an inch in, length. Yet, laying its microscopic eggs iu the young  shools and roots of barley, wheat and'  rye, ii devastated thousands of miles  of grain fields in the United SLales  aud Canada. Its appearnce in England was the signal for a most systematic crusade in all quarters, Parliament  taxing the lead in a manner so prompt  that in less than a year tho fly had  disappeared. The House Committee,  presided over by Mr. Charles Gray, a  specialist in the line, exorcisod thc most  stringent precautions, dressing the  fields over the four kingdoms, with expensive manures, lime, soot and salt.  A hundred thousand 'laborers devoted an entire summer to! the extermination of insects, who, in their aggro-  gate could have weighed little more  lhan one ton. Yet millions of dollars'  worth of grain, not only for that year,  but for many to come, was saved.  During the last Itusso-Turkish War  a regiment of Cossack infantry, marching to attack an outpost near Eliza-  baihpol, was suddenly enveloped by a  cloud of locusts. After vainly trying  every possible method of extermination  from using their rifles flail fashion to  volley firing, the soldiers were forced  to  SCATTER IN ALL DIRECTIONS  in search of the edge of the enemy's  line of march. Once this was attained  the regiment again formed up and proceeded on its way, highly diverted by  its unique experience, but fully convinced of the utter futility of endeavoring to combat so huge a cloud of  flies ��������� ,  A short time since a Norwegian sailing bark, put into Rio Janeiro for medical aid, after undergoing a most horrible experience. The Captain reported that while lying almost becalmed  some three days' sail off that port the  vessel had gradually drifted into a  large-     .  MASS OF FLOATING SEAWEED,  The   characteristic   features   of   which,  seemed to betoken that it had originally  grown  upon a sea  beach, .whence  it   had  probably been torn away  by a  huge   tidal 'wave or tropical storm.  The moment the vessel's prow touched the floating mass a huge number  of half-starved.flies, which in some in-  toms do not occur until some days after the actual bite, when, the eyes and  nose begin to run as, though in the  throes of an influenza cold. Next the  coat gets rough, the ja-w swells and  thc  animal  GRADUALLY WASTES AWAY,  Its  end   bung  considerably   expedited  should   rainy   weather set in.  Another and still more ancient  scourge is the well known locust, whose  ravages are by no means confined to  ono continent. Indeed, India, Arabia,  Asia Minor aud Egypt have, all suffer-,  ed iu turn, very much in the same way  that our Yankee cousins did during  the seventies, in their far Western  States, in 1874 (lie States of Wyoming, Dakota and Montana alone suffered damage to the amount of ������50,000,-  000, but even this terrible devastation  was outweighed by tho ravages committed by locust swarms in lhe island  of  Cyprus. i  Here, unti/ the comparatively recent  introduction of the system of pit traps,  it really seemed as though the wbolo  vegetation of the island was doomed  to extinction. Happily the plague has  now been more scientifically dealt  with by  the destruction of  THE INSECTS' EGGS.  Some 02 tons of which, representing as  many as- 50,OOJ,OHO,OuU eggs, have been  destroyed in a single season.  Among other destructive flies may  bo mentioned the warble fly, which  lays its eggs in the hides of cows and  bullocks, and, by ruining the skin,  spoiling the quality of the milk, and  often killing the poor animals from  blood poisoning,, is estimated to annually do between ������������0,000,000 and ������7,000,-  C0;1 worth of damage to lhe home cattle trade; the Americun chinch bug,  which in Jubilee year alone destroyed 79,000,000 busbols of corn, 2!),C0t);000  bushels of wheat and 19,000,000 bushels  of oats in tha nine Southern States  bordering the Missouri and Mississippi  and the deadly Colorado beetlo, the  importation ot which, even for museum purposes, is strictly forbidden,  lest it should devastate our own lands  like it has thoso of the state from  which it  takes its name.  GIRLS OF PORTO RICO.  Travellers who come down here are  both amused und surprised at the vast  amount of smoking indulged in by the  native women, says a letter from San  Juan, Porto Rico. Those of high standing socially are not addicted to the  habit, but among the country women  the practice is almost universal. And  the fair ones do not confino themselves  exclusively to cigarettes cither. Big  black cigars in the mouths of really  very pretty young girls are a common  sight in the country districts. Cigarettes are really more a luxury because  tho paper in which they are rolled has  lo be bought, but the all-tobacco cigars  can bo raised and rolled by any ono  willing to take the trouble.  Not long ago the writer, then but  recently arrived, rode into tho country one fine day and stopped at a  native shack on the military road, near  Caguas, to ask for a drink of water.  Four suiiiiug women greeted him at  the door. One of them was perhaps  30 years of age, aud had a baby in  her arms. The other ibreo were not  more, than 15, although they had the  physical development of our girls  much older. They were ail dark of  skin, but with that shining straight  black hair whioh is so ofteu seen in  the mulatto in whom is combined the  Spanish with  the negro.  Having given him water, the Porto  Ricaus invited the stranger into their  home, and then began the customary  linguistic wrestling bout, in which tho  simplest ideas were exchanged, only after the most violent mental, facial, and  digital effort. During the conversation  so called by courtesy���������the woman with  the baby, became so excited .that she  lit a cigar which lay on the table and1  began puff ing at it. furiously to calm  her nerves. The visitor was also sniok- |  ing, aud although somewhat surprised  at his hostess's action, he fell it to be. \  POISOBUft IS A FINE AET,  SILENT AND   HANDY, AS WELL  AS  SAFE AND CERTAIN.  Tale-, orccnflc Tal.lu--, Ollliy Thli J.ollnxl  ��������� 4i('lltl������-lll|-II   Kill lei ������!<���������<!   Ii us H.  ..U-illCSi  mid l.ii������lf<*<, B*ur>ue������f II as u I'll :i-iiire.  The gentle art of poisoning seems to  travel in cycles, the pages of history  being strewn with periods like the present in which this convenient method  of disposing of one's friends and relatives has become fairly epidemic. The  reason for this, of course, lies in ex-  iimplo and emulation, the narration ol  one successful venture in this line  suggesting a like course to' others until a number of detections, followed  by- a summary punishment, acts as  a deterrent.      l '  In the records of poisoning shine*  forth one John Raguba, of Venice, who  looked at the matteil in a cool business-like light that was almost humorous in a certain grim- fashion. He  calmly offered the famous Venetian  Council of Ten a selection of poison,  and declared himself ready, to remove  any person who they deemed objectionable. He calmly stated his twins,  which for the fiist successful case  were to be a pension of 1,500 ducats a  year. Tho "patriotic offer" was accepted, and ho was told to experiment  on the Emperor Maximilian, John, who  had evidently reduced poisonings to a  fine art, submitted afterward a regular  graduated tariff to tho Council, which  was as follows:  For the great Sultan, 500 ducats.  F'or the King of Spain, 150 dueats,  including the expenses of the journey.  ������X_c.  tho Duke ol\ Milan, 60 ducats.  ,  the Marquis of Mantua, 50 du-  For  For  cats.  For   the  Pope,   100  ducats.  Naturally Kings were a  SHINING MARK,  And John, King oli Castile, owed hit  death lo wearing' a pair of booti  which were supposed to have beem impregnated with poiton by a Turk. Henrj  VI. is said to have succumbed through  wearing poisoned gloves, and Louie  XIV. and Pope Clement! VII. through  the fumes from a pohonous taper.  King John is supposed, to have, been  poisoned by matter extracted from u  living  toad placed in his wassailrbowl.  Poisoning has sometimes been conducted on a very large scale. June 6  is kept as a publio holiday every year  in Malta to commemorate lhe escape  of the people of thai place from poisoning a century and a halt ago. Turkish slaves confessed to a dtsign of  poisoning all the wells and fountains  on the island, and to make the result  surer ouch of the conspirators was to  assassinate a Christian. One hundred  and   twenty-five  were found  guilty.  Arsenic has perhaps been more frequently used lhan other poisons, and  the hjstory of criminology is full of tho  decisive work of this drug. Probably  the most famous case of its use is that  of Mine. Lafarge, who sent her husband a cake, which ihe dear man attl  ���������and he hasn't eaten anything since,  unless they have food in the other  world.  Arsenic was also used in the famous  Maybrick case, wherein Mr. Maybrick  felt ill with a disease which baffled  the skill oi tbe physicians, lira.May-  brick nursed her husband, but when  arsenic was discovered h\ a bottle of  meat juice thai was being administered to the sick man she was replaced  by; two,-trained nurses,, and was not  allowed to feed her husband. Mrs,  Maybrick was seen by   the servants.  TO MACERATE FLY PAPERS,  But this, she said,' wii's to be used as a  cosmetic. As to the arsenic, in the meat  juice Mrs.; Maybrick said that her husband asked her to put, a powder which  he gave her in! his food, and it would  his dutv  to offer cigars  to   the other'[���������������}" J?1"*no ������!,rm-     When .Mr. Mnybrick  --���������������������������-- ������������.���������._._ (lied his wife was   arrested,    and    the  I present Lord    Chief   Justice    defended   ���������  her.        But    she    was  found  guilty ot  members of the party. The three  young girls accepted the offer with  pretty little waves of the hand and  just as ihough it was ihe most natural thing in the world. They reached for  a box of matches, which, by tho,way,  are  the  most  plentiful   things on    the  I explicable   way   hud   settled   upon   this,. ,     ,    ,, .,   ���������    .  ., ,  u   /  .     ��������� .     ,     ���������   .   . ,    ,. . ,    ...       weed, inventedI the ship as wilh it cloud   island,, there   being   thren   match   fac-  ra.ses by taxation, excluding post-office j au(,   qui(.k|v   ^ai;,^ ,ipon   (ho    bare | (om's ln '������"ecssfm openiiion-and lit  arms,   legs and  faces of  tho crew  receipts, about SI8!>,UOO,000, and the  United States has raised to date in  eight, months $325,000,000, and, in the  year ending June 3D next, should raise  $.���������87,000,000, and may reoeive, as the  revenue has been unusually "elastic,"  ii round S500,()0fl,0������0.  ants seemed to take the place of every  one killed, and in their despair, two of  \.s the revenue iu:tht\  Poor, wretches  jumped   overboard  .,.,.,.      , ,    . , . !-,    land were immediately seized by sharks.  ��������� . , Ulu lt,sl ������lsoal >'ea '������������������ exclusive of the ( Th,, 6(her members of the ship's corn-  reason, however beautiful or.,stylisb it | receipts from the Pacific railroads, was : pany hold n hurried council of war. the  may,' ...in itsolf, you do less well than $3-10,000,600, the increase for the cur-' result of which was that half a dozen  tue woman who uses a narrow border . ... .���������-���������-��������� ...  or  none  at  all,  but    carries thej side ' yenr overthfi  la'st may he ������100,-  wall paper to the ceiling, covers    lhe ! oli0>000> and over 1805 the increase may  joining with  a  narrow    wood cornice j be ������187,000,000. England has advanced  laches" beSowiCiI1-enrn0l,dlng  ^  ?r���������12   its re���������uuo in the V^sfttm years about  inonej    below,   it.  or  els*  r.m,i������    the   ������80,000,000, and the United States, $90,-  l-xjup with a most nonchalant air.  They  them  again  and again, iiniil  the poor \*���������>*od ���������lh ������������������h ^^J"**.."*^'!  , ,,        ������ ,        ,    i    x   .u ���������     ..  ,     r.. i smoke,   like    the    ordinary    cigarette  fellows   almost   lost   their   reason.    In ^ d ^    ih     ij;d >  i( ft  vain  they brushed down the tiny p>,sts,no(;   b(>   a  by  the score ; a thousand fresh assail-   - -- ������  Mi-H.-,.".!.������  l/.l.'���������x.^]  ���������V.._,j',.H.  - ..*?.';.r. ,"*  ������������������xWtiji-a.  it;  or  else  omits  angle molding    and puts, the picture-  rail just far enough befow the ceiling  to admit a hook.   ���������'<,'  A really beautiful rag carpet in the  tlining-room of a colonial house is  made in the hit-or-miss stvle, but  there.is/no "miss" in tho combination  of-colors; every least piece exactly  I'hits" the others and makes a perfect  foundation for the other furnishings,  Tha prevailing color in the room and  carpet is soft blue, ranging in tone  from that of faded denim to deep  navy-blue. In the carpet these were  combined with dull yellows that go  froir cream up through old gold to  ffobloi brown, with an occasional  touch of dull red.  Of air things, don't  draw    on your I  000,000  to ������100,000,000.  Both nations are increasing taxation  at about the same rate and both have  deficits this year. Great; Britain has  a deficit of $7,500,000 for the current  year and will have to add 322,500,000  to lho. revenue for 1900. This, will be  done. The excess of war and ordinary  expenditures over ordinary income for  eight months in tho States has been  $89,000,000 and the deficit for the year  will be considerably larger, or six or  seven times as large as the English  deficit. '-,!..'  But the deficit in England is due to  the  increase of    normal    expenditure  and  the  decrease   of  normal   revenue.  The  American deficit is due solely- to;  war expenditures.  buckets were brought nn deck, hurriedly filled wilh coals from the cook's  galley, and piled, with damp wood.  Then for six long hours, while, the calm  lasied, the crew wore forced fo smother themselves with wood smoke, in order to escape the attack of their active   little  assailants.  The celebrated tsetse fly, although  the. greatest enemy of the African  pioneer, does lint attack him' personally. T( is the curious property of this  deadly little insect that while.its bite  has no greater effect, upon man than  that of the ordinary gnat, it will nnv-  ertheless' kil/'off the best-conditioned  h'orse, ox or dog, in tho course of a  few days.  It is a curious fact, that, although,  fatal to horses and oxen, the tsetse bite  has absolutely no effect upon buffalo  and zebra, suckling calves and the  common goat. Upon horses and oxen,  however, the poison acts with' a cruelly   lingering   elfeot.    The  first symp-  not be a thing- to boast, of, but; the  i Porto Ricau woman can spit with ah  the power aud precision of tho most  inveterate male tobacco chewer lhat  ovor lived. It is really amazing. Sad  to relate, all their skill is wasted.'The  spittoon is unknown, and the genius  which would enable' them to hit it  around corners and between tbe rungs  of chairs is exhausted in the futile  drawing of fancy figures upon the  floor.  So with this Caguas quartet. They  were, of course, unconscious that their  conduct might provoke criticism. They  poisoning her husband and sentenced  to death, but this sentence was altered   to penal servitudu for   life.  The story of the efforts to release  this woman has interested two continents and  is currenti history.  In striking contrast to "the above, ii'  the tale.of Generoso Marini, who  wanted to get his .diploma in mmlicinn  The judges of Ferriua, in whom Hit  power of granting such ticgriH'.-i u-.n  invested, 'ordered h'm, to exhibit somi  effectual proofs of his -capability ic  practice thc medical art.  He satisfied them by drinking ilu  juices squeezed before iln-ir eyes from  the bodies of ..'���������"..  "'    FOUR POISONOUS TOADS  |Selected by   them,   lii a short time h<  became ��������� pale as death hi.s limbs trem-  l.bled and hi.s body began to swell in  la frightful and terrible manner; un������l  jail tho spectators began) to believe  .that; he. would never recover from  the  posiou he had swallowed, and   that Iih  had been doing this almost since they j death was certain. Suddenly takino  were babies, and there was nothing , from a jar by his side some of his cele-  indecorous to them about it. When : orated "orviotano" doubtless some pre-  their visitor left them they gathered , paration of antimony, he. placed a ,br-  in he doorway to see him'of f. and the Uon of it .in his mouth and swallowed  last he saw of them they, were still ; u. Instantly the effect of thi* wm-  smoking and spitting and smiling.  ���������    i derful medicine was   to make him re-  Certainly,   tobacco does not seem toijcct   the poison he. had   taken   and  hurt these people.^ They are as healthy   stood  before     (he  and as buxom a lot of girls as a man  would care to meet. Their spirits are  high, though their lot in this country  would be considered far from a happy  one  A new illustrated weekly ha-s been  started in London, called Lords and  Commons. It will deal especially with  matters   relating   to  parliament.  spectators  enjoyment of his  health.  Ik  full  SOCIETY  DETAILS  Did you have a good time at Mr������,  Newdash's reception, Eleanor?  Delightful 1 Mr. Newdash was there  and he (old me iusi how much cvm-v-  thiug- cost.  '���������ft?'-  til*  ���������'������������������I., j, .-.**���������       I'l,���������",- , ���������*   ?       i .   ���������   ii ���������  ^ ������ ��������� i'\ i'- -. ������������������ a -������-���������  ^ i ������- ,'*      i        *       -"r !,-���������'.   i . ",%   > u ^ .   .,     - ,-���������      >r i   ?������*���������;{-  ��������� <��������� *    i    .*   '    ������.������''������. j��������� v.   ', .   ;���������    #������������,*   ���������- ',  T *.  ���������V 1 THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 8,  1899.  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  Trout fishing on Bear Lake is  now  in vogue.  All   the  April   Magazines   new   at  CliH'e's Bookstore, Sandon.  Thc 1.0 0 F. talk of giving a ball on  their anniverdiiry, April 25.  Wonder   if    the   educationist   will  spell it "shivurec" this timo.  Lowes   ������t   Harrington   contemplate  changing hotel premises shortly.  The snow is going fast, but not a bit  faster than most people want it to go.  A man named Cook was killed by a  blast in the Centre Star mine at .Rossland on Sunday.  Whilst the leaflet, up tho gulch, is  exhibiting its manliness in luud slinging, Thc Review is doing the business.  It is said there will be some baptisms at the Rev. Beer's (Anglican)  services In Virginia hall at 11:30 tomorrow.  E oss land  School.  is going to have a   High  The Sandon Brass Band have completed arrangements to take part in  the Queen,s Birthday celebration at  Silverton.  The matinee given by the Buchanan  Co.on Wednesday in aid of the Miners'  hospital here netted the sum of ������55 for  that institution.  A Rossland paper is quoting the  value of stock of a mine, whi ;h has  never yet been placed on the market.  Of such is enterprise.  The -New Denver 24th of May celebration committee want the Sandon  K. of lJ's and the baseball team to help  them out in their programme.  The Buchanan Dramatic Co. .are finishing up the week here. They put on  good, clean plays and thereby meet  ihe approval of the theater-going people.'-.,   ',.'   ,   . ;   .-.    '"  Por diarrhoea ot the infant or adult.  there is no more safe and-reliable remedy than Dr. Fowler's Extract of .Wild  Strawberry. Refuss imitations, they're  dangerous.. '",';-... ......'  The only new patient at the hospital  the past week was Waiter Hoag, of  Three Forks, who received injuries to  his ril>s in an accident. Mr. .YIcDou-  gali lias been discharged as cured.  The Ladies'Home Mission society  of the Methodist church propose giving a social on Thursday, April 20. A  short programme, games and refreshments will be the special features.  A lady with many years' experience  desires a situation as housekeeper;  Will cook in a mining \camp or take  charge of a household. Apply at  Cliffe's bookstore for further particulars. ���������" '.'..;  A Three Forks man, who ought to  do better than he is doing, was fined  $50 andcosts, with the alternative of  three months, for a drunk, abusive  language and cruelty to animals by  the Beak this week. .  The continued ill-health of thc Pope  is alarming his friends.  TO SELL���������A' fine i?25 Washburn  guitar���������almost new. Call on Mrs.  Yates, at once.  Our athletes are now skirmishing for  lacrosse and football. It is quite likely  we will have a strong football team  this summer.  Dr. Low's Worm Syrup is recognised  by mothers us the best remedy thej'  can give their children. It. is simple,  safe ami ell'ectiinl.    Price 2oe.  Mr. Donaldson, druggist, is going to  move into tbe Atlas saloon, next door  to his present stand, Mr. Gale, barber,  will occupy iMighton's cigar stand.  Mr. Arthur Byons, Eock Hill, Out.,  writes as follows : "I was laid up.with  st.iil'jointsand could get no relief until  I used Hagyard's Yellow Oil, which  cured me."   Price 25c'  Aid. McDonald got back the charivari in good shape on C. McLaughlin,  who engineered the fusiiade on him on  his return from his wedding lour 11 few  weeks ago. Mr. McLaugliu and bride,  nee Miss Hattie McCrea, returned by  the Iv.ifeS. on Tuesday Irom Nelson,  where they were married, and the  music ol the former occasion was returned with good interest.  The female teachers at Rossland  have a residence which thcy.caJl the  '���������Adamless Eden." Satan, iii the form  of a burglar entered the place Sunday  evening while the ladies were 111  church and stole ������12. l( they hud  only planted ono Adam in the lib us 11  and Jci't him at home while they went  out, their wealth would now be safe.  Eves are often too shy of Adams.  Saunders, the collector of votes for  the Slocan division, gives notice lie  will hold court in Sandon on Monday,  the 1st May next. All.who are entitled  to be on die list, and. want to vote in  the next Federal and Provincial elections should' see (.Hat tbeir names'ire  oh the list, arid that all do ad and other  names'now on and not entitled to be  there aire knocked oil'. ������������������. -  Wm.Findlay (Sootty) has returned  to Sandon after having spent three  months'at his parents' home in Aberdeenshire, Scotliuicl.'wh^ place lie  has 'not'seen, for fourteen years. He-  says tnat very little interest is taken  in the mining 'industries of this country, and that the Klondyke excitement  took' all their attention. There had  not been any snow in the Old Country  while, he was Visiting there; but since  leaving he has been advised a little  had fallen.  Meal extract resembles Beef Tea made at  home in tlie fact that it contains no nourishment at all. Hard doctrine this for the  ladies who think that nothing can equal  their own make.     How is  Nourishing then ? Because it is not a meat  extract only j il contains in addition the  ��������� nourishing qualities of pure lean ox bsef  highly concentrated and pulverized. Bovril  is, therefore, superior to' meat extracts or  beef tea. r  A CHATHAM LADY  Tells How Her Health Came Back.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Little Pearl Warner met with a very  bad accident on Saturday last. On  going down the steps at the Methodist  church she slipped'and fell to the bottom, at the railway track, receiving  some deep cuts in the face, which had  to be stitched, and very narrowly escaped fatal injuries.  There, were over 60 couples at the  Curlers' ball Monday evening, and all  concede, it to have been one of; the  most enjoyable assemblies ever held  in the place���������its most pleasing feature  its free and easy social nature. It is  needless to say there was no struggle  there between trie married and the  single ladies. All the attendants were  skips. '.-���������'.  Church services on Easter Sunday  were well attended, compared with the  usual congregations in Sandon. Both  churches put forth special efforts to  commemorate the day. In the evening at the Methodist church besides  the special music there was a baptismal service, when Mr. and Mrs. G. D.  McMartin's little daughter, Alvira, received the ordinance of baptism.  Mrs. Funk, who managed for a long  time the dining room and lodging  departments of the Burtlett hotel,  assumes like duties at the Balmoral  on Monday, in consequence of contemplated changes at the former hotel.  With;her enlarged facilities and more  central position in her new quarters  she hopes to be in a position to give  her guests even better satisfaction than  in her late departments.  The Rossland Miner has been booming and re-booming Deer Park stock  ' the past many months, and now the  company have come to the conclusion  that the ore so far produced will not  pay for the mining, though it is but  93 per ton less than that of the LeRoi,  that is $20. It is probable that future  development may produee a marketable one; but it is time enough to  blow to allure purchasers when the  paying ore has been found.  Yesterday (Monday) the Rev. R.  Frew joined Mr. Charles McLauglin  and Miss Catherine Jane McCrae in  the bonds of holy matrimony. The  ceremonv was performed at the bouse  ������f Mr. John Grant in the presence of a  few intimate friends. Mr.-Charles  Macdonald was best man; and Miss  Keown bridesmaid. Then ippy couple  left by boat yesterday afternoon for  Sandon, where Mr. McLaughlin owns  the Palace hotel.���������Nelson Miner.  Thore are too many women who suffer  dreadful backaches, pain in tho sido and  headaches, who aro weak,' nervous and run down, whose life, energy  and animation seem gono.1 Hero's a  lady who was cured by  MILBURN'S   HEART AND   NERVE  PILLS.  Mrs.MaryBordcau, King St., Chatham,  Ont., says: "For some months I have  been afflicted with nervousness and  general debility. Going upstairs would  produce a great shortness of breath and  a tired, exhausted feeling.  ,1 had palpitation and lluttering of the  heart, and for months havo not been well  or strong. Until I took Milburn's Heart  and.Nervo Pills, I almost despaired of a '  cure. I have only taken one full box, and  now fool splendid. ���������  My nerves are strong, all the heart  troubles are completely removod, the  shortness of breath has vanished, and  the constant tired out,"all gono feeling  is a thing of tho past. It is needloss to  say that I osteom this remedy tho best in  the world for heart and nerve troubles."  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills are  50o. a box or 3 for $1.25, at all druggists.  <*<.<-..M.ri.'*.n,n.������-k,������i.,-,,,,, ri.M., -,-.,., -���������m.'-������������m,.-i  THE.....  SANDON, B. C.  Strictly Fihst-olass.  I    Furnished Rooms. f<  1  -l.rSn,H,,-,,M.I-WM.*-t.'l.r-t.>l. *���������*."..'l,*! .lab.M...l,r<,������.,,���������.���������������������,  H. Byers.A Co.  carry a large stock of  Ranges and Cook  Stoves,  Box and Heating  Stoyes,  'Queen' Heaters, Etc,  Call and inspect our lines.  ���������Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  H Ai:V  <">  , Miss Rawlings has taken a position  in the post office]        '  The Misses Hammond returned :on  Thursday from a short visit in Spokane.  ' Mrs. Brown, wife of E. A. Brown, C.  E., came'up from Spokane to make a  visit in the city.  , C. M. Wilson went to Spokane Monday on business. He. was accompanied by Mrs. Wilson.  Mrs. Sterritt has disposed of her  property here and, with her children;  left for Calgary, Thursday.  The following Sandonites were registered this week in Nelson: R. White,  John Glenn, U. K. Hammond, Misses  Hammond, G. B. McDonald, H. E.  Haultain, F. L. Cbristie, James Watts  and Hugh Gillis.  Mr. Bert Creech returned from  Ferine on Friday's C. P. R. passenger  with his bride, and is now receiving  the usual congratulations. The employes at the store (Hunter Bros.)  made him a present of a handsome  easy chair..  Do ������&   ������_*������  EMULSION  The D. & L.   EMULSION  1 'Is 'be best and rno?t palatable rjrepar.v.ion of!1  ,    Cod LiyerOiLsigrsciiiu withihe most delicti: f  stoni.ir.bs. i  The D. & L.  EMULStON        ������  Is prescribed by the leading physicians of  Canada. ..-...-���������  The D. & L. EMULSION  Is a marvellous flesh producer and will give  you an appetite.   50c. &$i per Bottle.  Be sure you get I   DAVIS. & LAWRENCE  the genuine    |        CO., Limited, Montreal  is the day set  for closing my  business in Sandon, and all accounts must be  settled by, that date. All watches left for  repairs redeemed. Before that date is the  time for bargains in all lines. Have your eyes  properly fitted at once.  G. W. GRIMMETT.  JEWELLER ZB OPTICIAN.  01  ������LT.4 LO&QE*  NO. U. D.  !s>"--  CHURCH    NOTES.  Methodist, Rev. A.M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will lie held  to-morrow at 11 a. m. and 7.30 p. iii'.  t- Pkesisyteiuan���������Rev. N. D. McKeo,  Slocan City, will conduct Divine scr-,  vice in Virginia hall, to-morrow at  7:30 p.m.  Anglican���������Rev- Beers will c������nduct>  Episcopal service in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at 11 a.in.  Union Sabhath School in the Methodist church at; 12:15 P-m , after close  of morning services'. Everybody welcome.  ,      A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Moots -1st Thursday  In. each, mdnth'at  p.   m.     Visiting  > brethren   cordially  'invited.  W..H. LILLY,  Sec'y.  I. O. 0. F.  Silver City Lodge, No. 39, meets every Friday evening.at 7.30 o'cloclc.in Crawford's hall.  W. J. GARBUTT, N. G.  GEO. WAITE, V.G.  REV. A. M. SANFORD, Rec. See.  All sojourning brothers cordially Invited  to attend. '  [..Brail to  iiiiiimiMiiiiiiiimiiiiiiuiiiiimtimiiiiiiiiiimiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim  ���������;;.'���������; Table Novelties too numerous to mention.  Salted and Preserved Fish of all kinds.  Jellies, Jams and; Fruits, all very dainty and  appetizing. ^  , ;  Fine tender Hams and Breakfast Bacon.  ���������;:^;'.Gahned.;and;;Po;tted,"Meats for quick meals.  Fancy Crackers, Biscuits in bulk and in  fancy cartoons. ^ ^  ComeancLsee us, or send us in your orders by mail, as we are noted for prompt  attention and careful consideration in forwarding goods.  SANDON.  KASLO.  AINS WORTH.  FOR OVER FIFTY' YEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been  used by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, suffering  and crying with palu of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle oP'Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relievo the poor little suaorer immediat-  ly. Depend upon It, mother.-!, there is no  mistake about It. It cures diarrhoea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  softensthegums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste and is tho  prescription of ont of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses In the United  States. Price twenty-five cents i'a . tottlo.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world.  Be oure and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow's SootWinjr  Syrrjp."  FOR SALE OR RENT.  A two-roomed 'house, conveniently situated.   Apply to OhielDoolan.  Certificate of Improvments.  NOTICE.  Kitchener Fractional Mineral Claim, situate  in  tho Slocan 'Mining Division  of West  Kootenay District.   Whore   located :���������In  the Ivanhoebasln.adJoiningtheAdmlral  Nelson and GrcallSartern Mineral Claims.  Take notice that T, \V. 8. Drewry, acting as  agent for W. IT. Yawkey, Krco Miner's Curtl-  flcateNo. SOlOa. and P.J.Hlekey, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 333IJ.) a, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for acortillciite ol improvements, for J  tho purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And farther tako notice that action, under  seotion 37,  must be commenced  bolore the  issuance oi such certificate of improvements.  Dated this Dili day oi February, 1S09.  W- S. DREWRY.  For Impotency, Lame Back,  Night Losses, Drains, Varicocele,  and all effects of   Youthful  ErrOl'S        .  There is but one sure cure���������  NOTICE.  Admiral Nelson Mineral Claim, situate in  the  Slocan   Mining   Division   of   West  Kootenay District.  Where  located:���������In  the Ivanhoebasln.adjoiningthelvanhoe,  Elgin and Great Eastern Mineral Claims.  T(.ke notice that I, W. S. Drewry, acting as  agent for W. C. Yawkey, Free Minor's Certl-  cato No. 5018 a, intend, sixty days from the  date heraof, to appl y to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ol improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining'a. Crown grant ol the  above claim. .  And further tako notice that action, under  section 87, must bo commenced before the  issuance of such certlfisate of improvements.  Dated thlsflth day ol February, 1899.  W.S. DREWRY.  properly applied. ��������� Why not be up with the' times? In  ten years electricity will be the treatment supreme. With  my world-famed ELECTRIC BELT and Supporting  Suspensory I cured last year 5,000' weak men, young and  old. Book, 'fThree Classes of Men," explaining all, sent  sealed free upon request, or diop in arid consult me freeof  charge.    Address '  DR. R. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, One.  Haying secured the agency "for the Lethbridge Coal  for Sandon, New Denver and Silverton, I am prepared  to fill orders promptly. ,  Sandon Transfer Co.  ��������� E.-iA.. Cameron.  km


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