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Array ,������8. tax s*.  VOL. 3.-N0. 44.  SANDON, B.C., SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1900.  FIVE CENTS.  \n  !���������  IS  I...  )'  A t<  'I  K������.  HE IMI.  Surprise May Be Their Intention���������  ..Raiding Orange Free State.  Lord Roberts Waiting'Tor'Remounts and  Winter Clothing.  London, April 00���������5 a.m.���������Preparations are being made to hold Bloem-  fontein against a surprise. Lord Kitchener has been given important duty,  being responsible for the protection of  railways, while Lord .Roberts is waiting  for remounts and winter clothing for  the .troops, whose thin cotton khaki  uniforms and boots are worn out. Lord  Roberts will probably for some time  continue his operations of clearing the  Free State of raiders preparatory to relieving Mafeking, for which purpose  apparently the Eighth Division,now arriving at Cape Town,.has been ordered  to Kimberly.  Lady Sarah Wilson and other Mafeking correspondents send diaries of  doings ttiore, showing that the Boers  have tried, by abandoning trenches, to  lure the beaeiged out into a mined ambush. Fortunately, the British engineers discovered the mine, cut the wire  communication and unearthed the 25  pounds of dynamite and war gelatine.  ��������� London, -April 9.���������The Bloemfontein  correspondent of the Daily Telegraph,  telegraphing Sunday, says :  "Tho railway and telegraph are working well. Works and trenches have  been prepared in suitable positions  around. Bloemfontein. The greatest  vigilance is exercised. Some of the  troops sleep in the trenches.  ''Conformation has been received of  the reporit'nhac the Boers are in laager  in considerable numbers, with guns, at  Dinkersport, 18 miles southeast. The  British scouts report another body still  closer. The Boer patrols have grown  veiy bold, venturing much nearer our  tents!" . '  London, April 9.���������The' amazing ac-  tivityof tlie Boers southeast and south-  west-of Bloemfontein continues. The  Boer commands are seemingly going  and'eoming throughout a wide region  as they please, ��������� but taking good care  not to throw themselves against bodies  of the British. .The .retirement.of .the  Irish Rifles from-Rouxville. to Aliwal,  /leaves gallant General Brabant without  communication with the British forces.  He has 2,000jto 3,000 Colonials..holding  a fine defensive position, but, he is apparently vested so far as London knows.  "Telegraphic and;.railway communications "with Bloemfontein are kept upas  usual;: but nothing comes through for  public consumption.  ���������  Carnarvon, Cape Colony, April .9.���������  Knisdardt was. formally re-annexed to  CapefJolony April 1st, amidst cheers  ... of assembled.troops.... .A large number  of insurgent colonists, including many  of their leaders are now imprisoned  here.' Col. Drury's column, including  the West Australian and- Canadian  Mounted Rifles and Artillery, left here  yesterday for De Aar.   ���������  Ottawa, Ont., April 10.���������A cable was  received today from Lord Strathcona  ; asking that a contingent of 50 men be  forwarded." to South Africa at once to  join ".the Strathcona Horse, and be  ready to. (ill vacancies which may be  caused by casualties or otherwise.  London, April 1L���������The Bloemfontein correspondent of the Times, telegraphing Monday, says:  "The enemy are making a generil  attempt to discover a strategic opening. Their numbers are unknown to  us, but are anywhere between 3,000 and  6,000. They are moving cautiously.  Remounts are arriving, but the Argentine arrivals are little liked by thc  cavalry.  .���������  ,  Among the valuables discovered, belonging to Messrs. Steyn and Fischer,  is some correspondence proving that  the fall of Ladyamith was to be the  signal for a general Dutch uprising."  tein correspondent of the Times, tele  graphing Wednesday says :  "It is announced in general orders  that General Sir Herbert. Chermside  has been appointed to the command ot  the Third Division, vice General Sir  William Gatacre, 'ordered home to  England.'  General Brabant's force is confident  of being able to hold out. The Boers  after showing considerable dash, wavered when it came to the scratch and  struck at the least vital point, where  they are greatly, handicapped by their  proximity to the Basil to border.  Owing to thc strategical concentration since the enemy's movements became defined, there need be little  anxiety as to the safety of the Cape  Border."  1 GniDDDLL  Tie Ottawa'Government Gives Lieut.  Governor Melnnes a Pointer.  THE ORACLE.  "Tom Taylor   Is  a   Dead Duck   in   the  Revelstoke Riding.'.'  Such  is the   classical language employed by the   Nelson Tribune to dps-  cribe  Mr. Taylor's candidature in the  constituency to the north ot us.   Nothing will please  the Tribune that does  not   endorse bodily the legislation of  our tin-horn politicians, that does hot  appeal directly to the worst prejudices  of the   most prejudiced  men   in   the  country.   This.with the Tribune, is the  only statesmanship.that can ever make  B. C. a great country.   Whenever objection is taken to our eight-hour law,  the vaporer at Nelson  says  Australia  has an eight-hour day, and why,should  it not do here.     Now, it so happens  that Mr. Taylor recommends the same  law to a letter that Australia has, and  yet in its prophetic poison the Tribune  says he is "a dead duck."   No one is a  living duck  to  the Tribune   but John  Houston and  he enjoys life merely because his foundation is  unlimited  intentional deception of the people.. Mr.  TayJor says he .believes in a law that  limits a  miner's day's work t6  eight  hours unless he finds it'to his o.vn personal advantage to extend it.   It appears   to   most  sensible   people   that  nothing can be more reasonable than  that.   It affords protection -while conceding the light of free will.  Elections 9th of Jane.  It is understood that a request has  been mado asking Lieutenant-Governor  Melnnes to explain in particular, why,  after'*? ising ministers with seats in  the lo, jture, he procured ������ new  set of .linisters without seats in the  legislature and wholly without parliamentary experience. It is believed  that the highest authorities in Victoria  regard this action of the governor a  subversion of parliamentary government, and as being outside our system  of carrying on public affairs. There-  ply of the lieutenant-governor does not  satisfactorily explain histaction in this  respect.  It ia  believed  that Lieutenant-Governor Mblnnes has been instructed that  he  must, summon the legislature immediately, in order  that' irresponsible  persons   should" hot have   conduct ot  public affairs, or he hi list dissolve the  legislature at once and give the public  an opportunity of recording their judgment.    The new government are  understood to take the position in British  Columbia that :i elections   must be delayed   until June,   in  order  to afford  time for theirevision  of voters' lists  which were revised six or eight months  ago.   Here they are regarded as reducing this from a   sufficient reason  to a  mere excuse.   The number of persons  who   could   have become qualified as  voters in bix or eight months would be  extremely small in  every province of  the Domihion.    A voters' list  six or  eight'months-bid would be regarded as  a fresh one,   and parliament,   in  the  Franchise Act, decided that a provincial voters'list less than-twelve months  old was a perfectly good and sufficiently new list.  on the lists in other constituencies, and  going, on here would, of'course, give  two votes, which is contrary to Taw.  Others have admitted that they voted  in the States and did' riot take the oath  of allegiance hero. It matters not if a  youth has been born on British soil, so  long as he grew up and exercised the  rights of citizenship ;.n the, States, or  took the oath of allegiance there, he  must take another'ont.h here before he  can go on the voters' lists. These  things should be well looked after.  The law allows every British or naturalized subject of this province one vote  somewhere within its bounds, if he  complies with'the law, but not other-  wise,and only one vote at that. Though  ttie writer has entered, some appeals  against'votes said by the best intorma-  tion available, to be objectionable,  where mistakes are shown to have occurred thoy will be cheerfully rectified;  but we desire to see, as all good citizens  should, a proper voters' list.  MINES AND MINING.  A New Firm.  The Political Arena.  The probe from Ottawa has brought  things to a  head at Victoria,  as   the  Legislature is how dissolved  and   the  writs issued fixing nominations for the  26th of May  and  the elections on the  9th of June.   It is possible to have the  new lists orinted  by' that time, provided   their   printing    is   distributed  around.;  The work cannot possibly; be  done in the government offi :e alone in  time.   It is time that.the parties in  this   constituency  were getting   their  meii  in the field,   as there is not an  hour to spare.   Joseph says he will put  up a. candidate in every constituency,  which means,   as we   have  all along  said, a three-cornered fight in the SIj- '  can.   From   the way. Mr. Green   has  been manipulating things it would appear he thinks he has the whole mining vote iu his i ooket; and apparently  he wants none other, as  he has taken  no step  in his rounds  r.o consult any  one,oii anything, save the miners.   We  are fully confident, however, that many  of the miners have minds ot their own,  and  that  when the time comes they  will use them.   All the same, however,  the parties should hold conventions at  once and place their'men in  the field  to give them a fair chance to   confer  with all the electors.  Exclude, or Treat Them Properly.  Joe Martin says ho will ignore the  Liberal convention just as the convention ignored him, Tit for tat is fair  play. ~  The Hon. C. H- Mcintosh, of Ross-  land, has been selected bythe Conservatives to contest that district in the.  coming elections.  The Conservatives of Victoria have  declared for Federal party lines, although they do not accept all the Conservative platform, which means that  the elections will be run on party lines,  though Joseph promises to place a  candidate in every constituency.  "Fighting Joe" will yet find that  catering to the worst passions of dissatisfied men is not the way to govern  a_country. He has revelled in that  kind ot thing all his life; and, though,  he has had several opportunities, he  has made the saddest shipwreck of  them all. Meii of all shades of thought  and feeling must be taught that governments cau only be run on common  sense lines, that statesmen cannot  trample on principles and the rights of  minorities for the sake of capturing  majority votes.  Messrs. Armstrong and Logan have  formed a partnership and are opening  a new tailor' shop in the store next to  Geo. Kay's old stand. The squib up  the #ulch says they took possession of  Kay's old business without bill of sale  or other authority, and kept it -till  turned out by the authorities. One of  them was in .Kay's employ and was  left in charge, as we understand it, by  Kay until he returned. Under such  circumstances he was perfectly justified  in holding possession, until a process  of law might show different ownership.  Thc general impression is that Kay  has lett the country ; but if he should  return and straignten up affairs, it  would be "evident his man , was the  rightful occupant of th'e premises even  until then. What field there may be  for another shop we, of course, do not  know���������they must be the best judges of  that themselves. They are, however,  said to be good workmen, and will, no  doubt, secure'their share of the' business.  The Wakefield will shortly commence  shipping a car of concentrates a day.  Mr. W. C. Adams has over 20 men at  work on the Arlington.at Slocan City.  , An important strike has been uiade  on the Two Friends, near Slocan City.  J. Loingan and B. Gr.uly commence  work on the Great Eagle,_ at Three  Forks, this week.  The Sunset mine, at Whitewater, has  been.bonded at $30,000,by J. C. Drewry  for the Canadian Gold Fields.  Thurston and Williams have bonded  a two-thirds interest in the. Two  Friends, on Lemon Creek, forSlS,000.  The bondholders' are almost sure: to  take up the, bond on the Hewett, SIo-.  can Lake, so well is the property turning out.  Altogether there are now well on to  55 hands working at the Star, and in a  short time, it is said, the force will'be  increased to its full capacity, about 100.'  men.  A strike was made on the  Rambler-  Cariboo of from two to four feet of high  grade ore,   the   other day.   This will  further increase its producing capabilities.  The Hall Mines at Nelson are to be"  re-organized. "The general belief is  there is pay ore on the property, but it  has been handicapped by machinery,  etc., on insufficient working capital.  Summer Celebrations.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  en  one  Our city band had two offers of  gagements for the 24th of May,  from  Silverton   and   the "other  from  Kaslo. ��������� The members,  we understand,  have agreed,  to; accept   Kaslo's ; ofler  principally because   the most of San-  don's holidayers,   as well as the   hose  and reel team, will go   there..  There  are but four places in the Slocan so far  that have celebrating aspirations, and  they  should agree   to select different  days for their amusements.   The summers are long,   amusements not over  plentiful, and it would matter little, for  an outburstof loyalty, whether a celebration  was held on the 24 of May or  the  24th of June.   Slocan City is, we  belieye arranging for the 1st of July.  The 21st of June could be celebrated as  Coronation Day and  with  L:ibor Day  leave a choice for Sandon and Silver-  ton.   By arranging to spread their fetes  throughout the season the meandering  crowds eould take them all in, and the  fun would not be.abit too much.  A Halt Called.  Gu;sts at the Reco.  GENERAL GATACRE RFCALLED.  General Sir Herbert Chermside Succeeds  Him���������General Pole-Carew.  Bloemfontein, April 10. ��������� General  Gatacre, the commander of ([the Third  Division, is about to return to England.  General Pole-Carew has been appointed  to the command of the Eleventh Division. General changes are likely to be  made in the brigade commands.  London,   April  12.���������The Bloemfou-  W. B. Melnnes is doing his best at  Ottawa to prevent Chinese from being  employed on railways. This is the  height of nonsense. The Chinese and  Japanese must be excluded from the  country altogether or allowed to work  at whatever they can get to do. It is  the height of folly���������it is worse, it is a  crime to allow them to come in under  heavy payments and then debar theni  from earning a livelihood when they  do come in. The idea should be exclude  them and buy those out who are here,  or abandon the matter altogether. The  better plan is to buy out and exclude.  RICH BLOOD.  If the stomach and bowels perform  their duty, the blood is rich in all the  elements needed. to assure perfect  health. Karl's Clover Root Tea taken  as directed, guarantees the perfect action of stomach and bowels. Price 25  cts. and 50 cts. Money refunded if you  are not satisfied. Soli by McQueen  the Druggist.  Things are coming to a focus at Victoria,  Governor Melnnes has been advised from Ottawa   to either  dismiss  Martin: or dissolve the Legislature at  once.   It was generally understood the  Ottawa government could  not endure  this farce any longer���������the affairs of the  country   being managed by a lot of incapable,   irresponsible   men,   without  experience   and without seats   in the  Legislature.   It' the legislature  is dissolved the elections will be held on the  lists revised last November; and if Joe  is dismissed the probabilities are there  will be no elections at all, as this time  Melnnes will be likely to call on some  member of the House, who can control  a majority, and go on with the  business of the country through a coalition  without a new election.  To Perfect the List.  Some of the vote pushers for the  miners' unions have been doing things  with a vengeance. During the week,  men whose votes have been objected to  have called on the writer and, in conversation, admitted they were already  A. T. Duhamel, Slocan.  Melvine Parry, Nelson.  Thos. Parkinson, Nelson.  W. S. Drewry, New Denver.  C. M. Brown, New Denver.  G. Earnest, Nelson.  G. R. Green, Victoria.  If. Callaghan, Spokane.  Win. Leete, Spokane.  Chas. Rashdall, New Denver.  Geo. II. Crawford, New Denver.  Angus Mclnnis, New Denver.  S. Brooke, Victoria.  T. R. Ella, Vancouver.  A. II. Blumonauer, New Denver.  J. Roderick Robertson, Nelson.  W. II. Sandiford, Now Denver.  A. R. Fingland, Silverton.  P. W. Evans, Vancouver.  R. K. Iloulgate, Vancouver.  R. A. Garrett, Montreal.  W. R. Angus, Toronto.  W. N. Bragdon, Kaslo.  S. W. Troup, Nelson.  F. W.Peters, Nelson.  J. J. Gallagher, Rosebery.  R. C. Davis, Quebec.  M. ,B. Steele, Winnipeg.  W.'S. Swain, Possland.  Samuel Vilk, Vancouver.  T. J. Lendruni, Nelson.  W. J. Richardson, Edmonton.  Alex. Smith, Kaslo.  C. P. Ross, Victoria.  Supt. Troup, of the C.P.R.,was'in the  city this week.  H. Callahan, of Spokane, spent a few  days at the Reco this week.  Ed. Barrett, late of the Payne, will  likely visit the Paris Exposition.  Miss L. Warner returned yeslnrday  from a visit at the Halcyoi springs.  F. L. Christie went to Vancouver  Thursday to accompany Mrs. C. home.  >T. J. Lendrum is once again in the  Slocan looking oyer his mining inter-.'  ests.  Electrician Johnson is spending a  week or so prospecting and fishing near  Nelson.  Miss O'Donnel has returned from Silverton-to take up housekeeping with  her brother.  Mr. McKenzie, now in the laundry  business at Greenwood, spent a few  days in the.city this we<s.k.   ���������  Miss Moore, of Kaslo, came in yesterday to spend the Easter holidays  with her sister, Miss J. Moore.  B.O. Matheson, of the Silvertonian,. ;  spent Monday and Tuesday in the city  talking-up the Silverton celebration.  Messrs. O.K. and Robt. Hammond  left for Cape Nome on Monday last. On  Saturday  evening previous "Bob" was.,  presented with a gold watch chain by  his comrades. ���������',  Mr. Alexander Williamson arrived  in-the city Tuesday evening from the  old soti, Giascow, to make his home in  the west. ' He is a brother of Jas. Williamson, whom he had not seen for '  about fifteen years.  The sick list���������Mr. G. D. McMartin is  confined to his home with an attack of  la grippe. Mrs. Dillie is around again  after a few weeks illness. Miss Walsh,  who has been sick at the home of her  sister, Mrs. Davidson, for some weeks,  is now recovering.  To the Citizens of Sandon.  TO OURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money  if it fails to cure. 25c. E. W. Grove's  signature ia on each box.  We beg in this public manner to ox-  tend our most sincere thanks for the  many kind expressions of their good  will and friendship during our sojourn  in the city. We especially want to  thank them for the tokens of their esteem presented on the eve of our de- ���������  parture. With best wishes' for them  all we beg to remain,  Ever their friends,  Robert R. Ha.mmosi>  "       U. Kearney HAjiMoxn.  His Position.  John Houston is abusing the Conservatives now because the3r are going  to put a candidate in the field, and he  is belabbering _ the Grits and the  churches expecting their support. His  position reminds one of the lines :  "When the Devil got sick,  The Devil a monk would be;  And when the Devil got well again,  The devil a monk was he.  m  m  BE  ���������acta X
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LIVED AND LOVED TOGETHER.
We,have lived, and loved together
Through many, changing years;
We havo shuredeaoh other's' gladness
And wept each other's tears;
t havo never known a sorrow
That was, long linsoothed by thee;
Por thy sinile can make a,'summer
Where darkness else.would be.
Like the leaves that fall around ua
In uu.uinn's lading h/uurs
Ai'e Lhe tpaitor-isiii.los (.hut darken
When the cloud of sorrow lowers ;
And, though many such we've known,
love,
.Too prone, alas! to range.
Wo both can speak of one, love.
Whom time could never change.
We have lived and loved together
��� Through  many changing years;
We have shared each other's gladness
Aud wepc each, olher'-s tears ;<
And Let us hope the future
As this past has been will be;
I ,will share with thee thy sorrows;   c
And thou thy smiles'.with me.
SPRING CLEANING.
It Ts about this time that the <oId-
fnishi-oiMMl housewife sets about, the
yearly hiouseclea.ning. Of course,
thiere.are some, who belong to that energetic class wih.0 begin early in April,
and plan and sysUsmize their wiork, and
rush through it, and by the'time May
1st comes around, they are seated serenely, wiLh hands folded, and smiling
a smile of supreme oontentment and
restfulness. There are others who
would noL think of doing any such
tilling as cleaning house at this season,
"What," some will exclaim, "go to
all the bother ��� of cleaning and dragging one's life out at this time of the
year, when for four or five months to
follow doors and windows are to bo
op-en aU the lime, not only.to let in
air, but all thie sifting dust, fromwitli-
to clog up everything.      Humph!
indeed!      ;No spring cleaning   for
I shall do mine in the fall, when
and
well for' another five minutes. Rinse
with cold water and set to drain ; when
dry it will be beautifully clear and
bright.
Chapped Hands.���Insufficient drying
is'.'the cause of most chapped, hands,
ft is an excellent idea to keep on one's
dressing table a box of almond ineal
with a perforated cover. When the
hands aire dried with tho towel, a little ainiond ineal dusted over them
will complete the work of absorbing
tho miaisture.
out
No.
me
I  kno'w I can keep  things spick
span,  all through  the winter."
Well, so be it. Each will work at
their own time and according to their
Inclinations. The good, old-fashioned
housekeeper will, however, look to do
the great labor of housekeeping about
Hue last.week in .April or thet first in
May.
Il is a good plan, wluen possible, to
take'dawn all heavy draping.?, as por-
tierres, lambrequins, etc., and replace
'-. them with .something that is more in
��� keeping with the heated soason. A
pair of laoe curtains hung over the
folding doors, a laoe lambrequin over
th'f." mantelpiece, wlill do much toward
making a room look oool and inviting
on a warm. day.
If you will make coverings for your
furniture, you will find it will not only
saTia it a jgreat deal, but you wiill find
thai the appearance of your rooms is
agreeably changed.
Then again, it is also an excellent
plan to take a igood-sized piece of
drugget and place over your carpets,
it will save an.immense amount, of
���wear and dirt from working in, and
there Ls nothing so destructive as dirt.
HOUSEKEEPING  SUGGESTIONS.
To Wash Silk Stockings.���Wash silk
stockings in cold wyiler, and with
white soap, rinse in cold water, then
lay them flat in a clean towel, roll
them up tightly, and let them remain
till they are dry. It you rub them
with a piece of flannel it will give
them d gloss, and they will not require ironing. Silk stockings should
never be left in wiater; they must'he
washed quickly, and rolled -up''.-at
once.
A Biroom. Bag.���Whoever has hard--
wiood or painted floors to keep clean
should provide herself with sevoral
. broom bags of canton flannel,'made
up with the fleeced side out. Tie the
broom- on one of these hags, and.by-
diraiwiing it over a polished floor, you
ui/iy gather up all tlie dust and lint,
and save yourself the tiresome stooping necessary to wipe it up with a
cloth. The broom bag, too, is a great
o.id in cleaning house, in wiping the
dust off the -walls., it will take up
the dust from matting as easily as
from a painted floor, and by rinsing
out in clear water occasionally does
excellent service. ���
To Clean Hair Brushes.���Dissolve a
piece of common soda tlie sizo of a
.wu-luut in proportion to a quart of
waiter, dip the bristles of the brush
briskly in and out of tho water again;
keep the back and handles as free as
possible. . Repeat this until the
brush looks clean, then dry the back
and the handle, shake well to throw
eus much wet as possible out of the
bristles, und set in the sun for near
the fire to dry.
Patching Socks.���A correspondent
has discovered that she can patch
socks more quickly and just as serv-
tc^ably as she can darn thorn, not to,
mien lion saving her eyesight. She
takes the sock in hand, trims the edge
of the hole, cuts a. patch ftromi the good
pairt of another, whips it' down over
the hole on the wrong side, then turns
and does the same on the right. There
aire no seamB to hurt the flesh, and
the patch wears as long as the darning   would.
To Clean Decanters.���Get some old
pieces of blotting paper and soap them
well,   roll  the bits  up small and put
KITCHEN  HINTS.
Cases of poisoning"''.have arisen
through a careless disregard for the
cleanliness of the cooking utensils or
of their perfect condition. As soon
as a copper, saucepan 'shows signs of
being at a-lj wiorn it. should be returned, and in any case nothing of an
acid nature should be allowed to remain in it while cooling. The same
with regard to zinc and lead vessels,
which are unsafe, for cooking purposes'. Those of tin, steel, iron or nickel aire the safest bo employ. Remember, too, th/ait it ia better to use a
wooden spoon than; one of metal when
stirring milk or soups, and that before
using baking pans you should grease
them inside thoroughly oither with
butter or lard. In order to prevent
the tins from, burning it is as well
to take the'precaution of sprinkling
the shelves of the oven with salt.
A mew idea is to put the flavoring
of cake,' pudddnps, sauoes, etc., with
the butter. The butter holds the
flavor, bettor than any other medium.
Try potatoes, boiling, with a sharp,
thin-blade knife. They will, hot split
apart, as they do when they are tried
with a fork, which, acts like a wedge,
and thiey will not show where they
are  pierced. t
CONVICT MABIUAtiES.
PAIRING   OFF THE   JAILBIRDS AT ANDAMAN,  INDIA.
Reception* nt Wlilch the Brides Are
Selected���A Brief Oonrtn.il;,>���Suitors Tlint Arc .Hard.'.to Suit���Wedded
.Llfeon a Prlxiozi Inland.
A PRETTY PANEL.
A very pretty way to fill up an ugly
space between two door casings which
is not,suitable to bang a picture in,
or in case one does not own a picture
(he proper size and shape, is to take
a length of china silk of a harmonious
tint,, and lay it in tucks standing upward. It is necessary to'begun' at the
tap of thai space, at the frieze, i�� possible, and lay tho lucks deep enough to
hold up photographs. These tucks
should be tacked with brass headed tacks to keep them in place, and the
silk drawn ligliLly across the space.
This is a pretty decoration even wi'b
bUL a few pictures if the oolor ia well
chosen. Where there are a great
many pictures and the background ia
completely covered, a firm 'quality of
a Te<ss'expensive'material will do just
a-s well.
Where there is a set of pictures
which would, make a straight string
of views, across the panel the silk can
be especially arranged so as to form a
top fokl ad weil as the Iowei' holding
fold with pretty effect.
��� A lattice of ribbons or tapes may be
u.:��d in the sJaane way, and suoh! a collection is always far more interesting
than, in a basket or album; both ,o��
which are so terribly passe (hat they
are never seen nowadays, except as
lueirloomis. .
THE  DEAR  OLD  I ADY.
bits
about   twenty  little    pieces   into  the
bottle to be cleaned,, then half fill the
demnter   \rith  warm  water.      Let it
scant!   five   minutes,   and   then   shake
Ola Fashioned and Motherly, bat She
Dined tbe Hack Driver.
"I was at my usual 6tnnd near tho depot tho other morning," said the hack
driver, "when an old lady cam emit of the
station and took my hack.
"She was a motherly looking old woman, with an old fashioned bonnet and
corkscrew curls, and it was very evident
that she was from the country and not ao-
customed to city life
"I congratulated myself upon scouring
such an easy fare, as she asked no question in regard to what tho expense would
bo, merely ordering me to show hor all
there was to bo seen in the city.
"I followed her directions to the letter.
I nearly drove my horso to doath looking
up attractions about the city that I thought
would amuse the .old-'lady and incidental,
ly add a few hours to:my bill. ;
"I flatter mysolf that it has been soma
time since any one has seen In one day all
tho attractions.that i'showod thooldlady.-
"Sho enjoyed it and asked ran a thousand and one questions, whioh I answered
to the best of my ability.
'���At noon I loaned hor S3 cents to pay
for hor hinoli, as she had nothing smaller
than a $20 bill, which sho wusafruid sho
could not got, changed.
'���During the afternoon 1 took hernround
to tho places that I hod overlooked in the
morning, und later in tho afternoon I
drove hor to ono ot tho largo dopurtniont
stores, as she wished to do a littlo trading
bofore sho left for homo on tho li��to train.
"Maybe I'm greon, but I waited outside
for hor for two hours before it daw nod upon tno that something might bo wrong.
Even thon I should havo notified tho police that sho was lost had not a follow
haokinan told me that ho had seen an old
lady who looked liko my farotuking a lato
train out of the oity.
" But what makes mo until worse than
anything elso is tho fact that I had inado
up my mind when sho nskod for the
amount of my bill to try to remember
that I hud a mother once myself."���Detroit Froe Press.
A Great Incentive.
'lam really delighted at the interest
my boy Tommy is taking in his writing,"
said Mrs. Hickloby. "He spends two
hours a day at it."
"Keally?    How strange!    How did you
gat him to do ltP"
l "I told him to write mo out a list of
everything he wanted for his birthday,
and he's still at It."���Exchange.
"I, havo known of some queer marriages
in the 30 years I havo knocked, about the
world,'' said a soa captain tho othor day,
'f'but'I think tho pairing off of tho jailbirds at Andaman was tho strangest thing
of thorn all/ For a couplo of yearn I commanded the steamer that runs dowii
monthly from Calcutta to tho penal oolony
for British India on tho Andaman and
Nioobar islands. . I'was a youngster then
and interested "fn all sorts of things, and It
didn't tako me long, to striko up an acquaintance .with tho chief commissioner
or president of tho colony, who used to lot
mo go all ovor tho plaoe.
"The prison is , as inaccosslble as any
sultan's harem,: It is built on a promontory and protected on tho side toward the
son by a sheer cliff 200 feet high, whilo ou
the land sido the grounds tire surrounded
by a 51 foot wall. There aro several guards
stationed at tho entrance, and lu order to
got by tho first of those a man lias to give
acertain password. , In return this guard
gives him another password, which takes
him by the second, and so oh, past half a
dozen may bo. Those police, as they are
callod, are the oldest and most hideous
women in tho jail.- To be eligible a woman must havo gray hair and a faoothut
would stop a clock, besides a reoord for
sobrioty and obedience.
"All tlmprlsonera have to work,' and in
tho female prlson.thoy weave all the'cloth
for the men's olothes nnd their own, and
mako them up, loo, I believe. If any of
the women refuse to do their stint of
, work, they are punished. Tho first punishment is to out off their huir. This thoy
don't liko vor^ muoh, and tho throat of It
will gonerally bring them to terms, for
thoy uro just as vain as othor women and
don't want thoir long hair out off. If this
doesn't convince thorn that it's better to
work In the shop, thoy are mado to wuar
man's clothes and work in tho'grounds,
whioh are beautifully kept, entirely by
the women prlsonors. Tho trousers and
jackets givon to thoso who aro punished
In this way aro of tho coarsest material,
and are vory unbecoming, and tho woman
have to trundle wheelbarrows and dig in
the dirt, just liko mon. If evon this falls,
thoy are further punished by being put to
sleep in a coll with the floor covered by
branches laid in rows and then In oross
rows, grill fashion. Tho branches aro full
of sharp thorns, which make it impossible
to stand, sit or He down in comfort.
"Gonerally one night of this Is enough to
make tho worst caso ready for the workroom, but thero was ono girl who stood
tho extreme penalty of throo nights in this
room and still refused to do a link of
work. Sho wouldn't work, and nothing
could make hor work. So finally thoy
gavo her up as a bad job, and mado hor
sit all day long ln tho workroom' in mon's
clothes on a sort of elevated dunoe block.
She'll never get a chanoo to make ono of
the marriages I'm going to toll you about,
booaiise those are rn wards for good behavior, and sho is tho worst woman oh
the island. \  ���   .-   '
"When thoy have mayha a dozen tickot
of leave mon and women, they have a sort
of matrimonial reoeptlon.   If any matches
are made tho oouples are allowed to go up
to the Nicobar group some distance away
and Bottle on the government land.  There
they get a certain number of  acres, a hut
and some commissary stores, and   aro loft
to .themselves.    The ticket! of leave don't
tako them  anywhere except  to  the Nico-
bars, for they-nearly  all. have, life  sentences.    These matrimonial roceptlous nre
the funniest thing I ever saw.    The men
are brought one by ono into a sort of  reception room, where the women are standing in a  long row.    There  aro gonerally
several   breaks  in   the  lino,   to  separate
those of different castes and religious, for
thoy aro very particular about that in India.   Some of these men  haven't seen a
woman  for ton  years,  maybe, and'they
look Yory ourlously.at thorn.
���  "When a man is brought into this room,
a statement is .made of his name, his history, his religion, his age, tho orlmo  he-is
there for and so on.  Thoro are may bo half:
a dozen women of bis religion on the eligible list'and  ho Is taken to tho first ono in
tho row.    If after talking with her a fow,
minutes hedoesn't think he would like her
ho goes on to the next one.. He Is always
covertly casting  his oye along  tho line'to i
see if there aro any farthor down thut  he,;
likos hotter than tliOHO noar tho top. Some- j
times he sees ono near the end of  the lino j
that takes  his  fancy, and  he   will  walk i
straight by all tho others and goto hor. If
she likos him, tot., thoy go up to tho tablo
: nnd lior  history is reiM to  him.    Ho may
'��� possibly object to the crime she was nont
! up for, and if so tho affair Is declared  off.
! But usually thoro is no trouble ubout that.
j      "When thoy havo paired nil as .many uh
, possible the keepers  lot tho different cou-
plos go out nnd walk about in tlio grounds
j for the  rest of  tho  afternoon, to  got   ao-
! qmiintod with each othor and spark a   lit-
! tlo, niaybo.   Somotinios  they  don't mako
| moro,than ono or two matches in a whole
-afternoon, for they.are very hard  to fiiit,
thoso  convicts, though  you would  think
thoy would ho glad to got anybody or any- '
thing, just for a change of  life from that
in tho jail.
"These marriage parties always tako
place on a Saturday, and just a wouk from
that day the man is allowed to visit tho
woman again for an hour and continue
their acquaintance. If.at tho end of threo ]���
Saturdays they are still of the same mind,
thoy are married and taken on the boat
down to the Nicobars, where they begin
their married life. As I said, they givo
thorn a hut, a few acres of ground and
Borne provisions, and lot kheni iilono.
Theso couples goncrnlly got along pretty
well togethor, though sometimes they
havo a light and one kills the other from
mora" force of habit. In that case the survivor is sent back to the jail at Andaman
'But this very seldom happens.' If they
havo children, v-hich they generally do
not, those are loft with their parents till
they die off, for tho -Nicobars are so ira-
healthful and full of fever .that pooplo
don't live vei-r loinj there,
"Thore ls only one resident officer at
the Nioobar colony,, for thero has only
beon one Englishman found who could
stand tho olimato,. Ho livos there nil
alone with the convicts, and though the
government has built him a fine houso he.
leads the lonoliost kind of life, for, of
courso, he can't keep a, family thero, bo-
oauso thoy would got the fever and die
inside of six months. , Theohiof commissioner of Andaman oomesdowu to sea him
oooasionallv."
A  BABEL  IN  AUSTRIA.
CASTLE  BUILDING.
Oft do 1 raise
In Idlednys
Great towers nnd temples to the sklw-
And watch tliem.fado
As if afraid
To boar the searching of my eyoa.
Dim fancies thoy
That float awuy.
Ltko visions in a fi��etlng drenm,
Built on the Hands, "
TIib BhiftuiK strands
That border on life's sullen stream.
���W. Tyler Olcott in Now York Sun.
SAFETY   PIN'S VERSATILITY.
It
Hnkei in  Excellent  Tniie  Needle.
SuritaaaiiiK the Hntrpln.
Whon a woman loses her tape noedlo tho
olevorest expedient is a safety pin. The
resourceful woman who has just hit upon
this novel way out of the- difficulty never
la clroumvonted by trifles, and every woman who tries this improvised tape noodle
will bless tho birthday.of that cleverwom-
an.
��� Thoway to uselfc lsthls: Stick the point
of tho pin through the . tape or ribbon,
elasp the pin, use either end as a loader,
and there you are, with a smooth, blunt
implement, which' w'h . not only weave
through bauds or insertion perfectly,, but
will hold the ribhon with, abaolutoly so-
ourity to the finish.
When a woman wants a tape needle and
hasn't one she is tho most helpless creature oh tho foco of the earth: .;��� Mostly sho
hasn't one. She thlnkB she has, of course,
aa no well regulated wbrkbaskot is complete without it, but the times she searches
for it In vain aro post all counting.
A tape needle is a slippery little thing
that possesses a positive genius for disappearing. Lay it down a minute, and it will
walk oil with Itself in a manner equaled
only by a man's shirt studs. Its aggravating propensities would fill a chapter, and
ono woman vows it was the knowledge of
this that gave birth to that succinct phrase,
"the total depravity of "inanimate things."
Tho worst of it is that when a tape needle ls wanted It is wanted badly. .lust as
��� a woman Is ubout to put oua petticoat, for
Instance, the tape Blips out of the band and
sho can't byjmy possibility repair damages
without a tape noedlo. If, she finds hers,
all is well. If it has taken unto itself legs,
all Is not well, and she goes tlirough throes
of, annoyance unappreciated by the .masculine mind
So, too, whon the snowy piles of lingerie
como up from the: luundry, and yards of
fresh "baby" ribbon are at hand to add
the finishing touch, it is a trial to tho
.spirit to havo the dainty garments around
for hours and finally put away rlbbonless
because no needle Is forthcoming.
. Women have beon known to resort to a
hairpin, hut it is an unsatisfactory substitute. The ribbon usually slips off of it
when it is about half way through the insertion, and, moreover, the sharp points of
the pin play liavoo with the delicate lace.
So the safety pin is a suggestion worth
knowing, and tho woman who learns this
trick of using it can let the tape needle go
its elusive way. ;.
Mjiojt Widely Different Toiisne* Spoken  In the Various Provinces.
In the Austrian Alps the! local dialects
so vary as  to bo unintelligible  from ^one
district to another and, yot have beon cultivated    in   iiassion   pluya   and   popular
poetry.   Over and above thoso dialects are
scattered���chiefly in   lower Austria,: bus
even round Vienna���Slav colonies, Czeohs,
Slovaks,   Croats.    In   Vienna  itself   the
Czechs claim to be  150,000.  'Slovonlana
; sproad  over throb  orown  lands���Styria,
Cnrintliia and Curiiiolu���and dominnto in
the last, which contains also Uscoks, Uo-
man Cathollo Serbs;   but the Slovenians
6eom to be retreating bofore the Germans.
Of  thoso a romarkuble group occurs in
the barren Gotteohoo country, southoast of
Lay bach, only  luhabitod   since  tbo fourteenth  ciMtury.:   Hero  again  we  find  E>
dialect unintolligible to other GorinunSx
yet rich ln tales a'.id   poetry.    Strange  to
say,   the reawakening  of  tho Slovenian
raco  in  tlio.oourso  of  the  last hundred
years seems to havo  been determined  by
the first Napoleon, who. replaced German
in   the normal  schools  of  tho so oallod
lllyrlan   provinces  (s'x  in   number)  by
Slovene and  called forth  the passionate
admiration of tho Slovenian poets.   Tyrol
and   Vorarlborg, again; are, dividod.bo-
tween  Germans,   Italians and "Ludina"
(Latins), the so oalled . Rouiansoh of Swlt-
zoriund.
In the Tyrol also each valley has its own
pronunoiutlon, its own accent, its expres-'"
sions unintelligible a few miles off. The
Lading v..:re prodomihant in tho sixteenth
and seventeenth conturies. Toward the
eighteenth century tho Italians got tha
upper hand, but seom how to.be beoomlng
gradually outnumborod by the Germans.
Tho Ludins form a curious little group,of
from 10,000 to 30,000 In Tyrol, with hearr
ly 50,000 in Friuii (besides tho 40,000 of
the Grisons). Their language is nearer to .
Provoncul or Cntelonian than to Italian.
Tlioy chiolly Inhubit tho vulloys, while the
Gorman climbs the mountain sides, just
as ho has done In Bohomia, the Czechs
mainly oooupylng tho plains.���London
Spootator.
ANCIENT  FEASTS.
A New Orleans  Street.
"Some of the namos oi streets here seem
do bother visitors a good deal," observed a
trolley car starter at the custom house,
"and there's one little, experlonco that I
havo on an average of about six times a
day. A stranger will walk up, generally
carrying a bit of memoranda, and say,
'Can you tell me where I will find the���
the'��� When they get that far along, thoy
look sort of wild, like a fellow witk a
wishbone In his throat, and I know right
away what's tlie matter. 'Certainly,' I
. reply, 'you will find the Tohoupitqulas
street car ou the fourth track. . Please step
to the other side to got on;' As arule thoy
look relieved, tliank me and skip across,
but not always..: Sometimes they don't
believe mo and put up an argument...'Oh,
that isn't It at all,/ a lady'said to me this
morning/ 'It's a name that begins something liko "Tieh." or "Tech." '. ',-..'To', be
euro, madam,' I answered, 'but down'
hero we call it "Qhoiitjy" for short.; 'How:
very-extraordinary!! she said and wrote
something in a notebook."���New Orleans
TlineB-Democrat.
Mtich'Glnttony Anions the Old Greelca
.' and  HemlmiM,
Knormous toasts wore'��� spread nt the ���
Porsian and other Asiatio courts,, and the
'great Grecian couquoror. of; those rogiona
was once or twice in his dazzling .career
moro lavish than ovon tlio suooossor of
Ca.sar. But it was not u regular habit ,
with him, nor .was reckless prodigality,
ever a vice of his nation. Of courso thore
.wero exceptions/and that sooiotiosdovotod
to luxurious living existed in Athens wo
know from tlio works of Archostratus and
Athemuus, who wrote long poems to the
glory of cookery! The Hollonio opicuroa
were ingenious and often fantastic in their
ideas, but were npt, as a rule, guilty of
���gross extravagance. Thoy wbro fond of _
such conceits as having a whole pig served,
ono sldo-roastod and the othor boiled and
stufl'od with a greut variety of delicacies,
although tho animal hud nevor boen cuft
or separated in uny wiiy. Thoiri oook��
were also skillful in preparing vegetables
to taste liko meat.
A certain king had an intense longinfl
for a fish oalled an, "aphy," at a timet
when ho was so far away from tho sea
that ho did not suppose hi.s deslro oould
possibly bo gratified, but his cook made
him an artifloial "aphy "out (.(a turnip and
disguised it so cleverly by saucos that the
moiiaroh was oomplotoly deceived. Occasionally we hoar of voracious gluttons
among the old Greeks, One of tha most
notod was Philnxeuus, who wished he had
a neck like a orune, so that his enjoyment '
of what he swallowed could be longthoned
by sevoral inohes.-, This aolflsh fellow used
to keep his throat in training by gargling
it with scalding water. Then he bribed-
the cooks, wherever ho wont, to send in all
the meals furiously hot;'.thus ho finished
the best thoro was of each dish bofore any
one else dared to touch a morsel. , A fellow guest wus onoo sooffonded at this that
ho refused to romain at the tablo of Phi-
loxonus, saying he had been invited to dine
with a muu and not with an oven.���,K. H.
House in St. Nicholas.
The IQiupire of Bmrotne.
' There now remains only one people and
one little valley south of the equator whose
sovereignty has not boon claimed by some
Kuropeau power. It is the valley of Ba-
rotfio, 50 or HO miles wide, north of Lialul,
in South Africa. And the only reason why
the Marotwo, who inhabit it, have preserved their indopondouoo ls that England
and Portugal both claim it, and therefore
tho work of "civilization" is at a stand-
���till.
It may not be so easy to conquer the
MnrotHo wlien tho time comes, for they are
u tall, well set up raco, very black In skin.
In manners thoy are courtoous and in bearing dignified. Every full blooded Marotso
U; by blrthriglit a chief, arid takes his place
ln the aristocracy of the empire. The bare
fact that he isaMarotse insures the respect
of tho subservient tribes, and us he grows
to manhood a sense of superiority usually
implants in the native tho dignity of self
respect.
my
CHroamntiuipeH  Alter Crsoji.
Lady   (excitedly)���Have   you  filed
application for a divorce yetf
Lawyer���No, madurh, but I ani at work
on the papers now. .
Lady���Thank fortune, 1 am not too
late! . Destroy all papers and evidence at
once, plejise.
Lawyer���A roconoiliation has been
brought about between you and your husband, I infer.
Lady���Gracious, not He was run over
and killed by a freight train this morning,
and I vrnnt to retain you In my suit
against the company for damages.���;Chi-
cugo News.
* Cnnplnff VorseM.
On going into tho rooms of one of hla
friends,.who was absent. Dr. Mnnsol saw
on tho table the opening ..lines of a poem
iu tlio following lofty style:
The-sun's perpendicular lioat
Illumined the depths of the sea,
and, taking up a  pen, ho completed  the
stanza Iii tho folIowing.=witty way:
:  The flahes, beginhihf; to sweat,
Cried: '!Hang it!   How hot wo shall be!"
Dr. Watson, reglus professor of divinity,
had ��,t oiio time boon tutor of Trinity,
and when howun made bishop of Llandaff,
un honest publican in Cambridge, who
kept an inn culled tho "Bishop Blaise,"
out of rospeot to Dr. Watson, changed his
Bign and repluood tho head of Bishop
Blulse by thut of Bishop Watson. This
transfer drew from Mnnsol, who probably
hud Bomo grudge against tlie late tutor,
tbo following epigram:
Two of a trado oun ne'er a(,i�������
No proverb ore was j aster.
They've tu'en down Blaise, yoa hm,
And put up Bishop Bluster.
���Gentleman's Magazine.    ,
To Care Crcuky Shoen.
"Cheap shoes aro not necessarily of poo*
material," said a shoo store clerk.
''Creaking often accounts for the low
price. Cheap doublo soled shoes nearly,
always creak, and the reason is that tho
two solos do hot quite lit or ono is of more
pliablo material than tlie othor, so that
they rub against each othor. -Among the
remedies usually tried ls soaking tho shoo
in water or oil. This is effective for a
time, but tho cure is only temporary. The
croak invariably loturns in a few days.
Howpvor, there is one cortain and simple
remedy. It is to drive threo little wooden
pegs into tho sole. The pegs prevent the
friction of tho solos Any cobbler will do
it for you for 10 cents, and so not only restore your own poace of mind, but also
that of you? friends. "
"l  a
-- \t-\"  "       2^'li- ."������-.-*> ..   r        ��� -t' ,.
ii wus uuuiiauou, ub   lujsom.i  j_,unuun,.uy nu uuvo   onimren, vvnicn   tlioy   generally   (to ,,":,,   ," I xT'-Vx'.  ���"."","" T'~" in Imrmilnna hntt-m. n�� P-��t. ,i���,-,t ^ TOJStt
ie act of parliament, passed In August, 1889. not, those are loft with their  parents   till    nm -k."od ^ �� f"iKht train th.smorning ..fh37��l ' ^    ,,,?,," ��� ,    ^^
le and the  prohibition was extended  to all they die off, for tho  -Nicobars are 8() un. ,��"<    "want  to  retain   you  in   my  suit. ��M^ "��"��' of  fi 1   '"n^�� ��"' of f''^f' ''^ ^    K
it parts  of  the   United  K.ngdom   in July, health.,.,   an,,  full  of  fever .that  people    ^^  company for  damages.-.Chi- ^^-J^^^^Xf^ W  ���
:e lSa-t. don't live verv lonar there. B        "*��� wak i 81  .1  ft!  11''/'  u  rV'l  tt>  ,.t.  i  1  P.'  If i  I'M '  3?S  h������  CIIAPi'EH XII.  "Valerie,"  said  Sir  Arthur   to    his  wife, "have you no friends whom you  would  like to invite over  to iingland  for    a lew    weeks���������no    relatives,  ac-  initials are: '"V. P.'���������how could they be  yours f I thought your name was  D'Ksto I"  "Did I say 'my initials?' I meant  those of the (person, who gave il lo  me."  ( '"You are clover," thought Vivien,  "but the day will come when I shall  know who you are and how you contrived to uupe my father."  ! When Laay Nes.io had gone away  with the locket, Mr. Dorman looked at  it, was not often that he  matter  what  and then she found that the waltz  was go.ng on, and the gentlemen were  err.Lioing tne dancers.  "i'eop.o may talk us they will," said  one. "1 nave watched Lady Nes.io  dunce, and I maintain that- it is after  the sly.e of Aiabille, not of an English  bail-room. X have my own ideas  about  that same lady."  "Where di_l isir Arthur meet her?'  asked another.  "Tne o.d story! Ho uaw her at  some ho to I in Paris, foil in love wilh  her, and marrio.l her. Unless I am  very much mistaken, I have seen her  lovely, ladyship before."  "Whero (" asked the second speaker ; and Vivian listened breathlessly  for an answer.  But she did not hear it���������it was  whispered softly. She saw, however,  the start ol surprise .with which it  was received.  " y/ou do not: mean that f You must  bo 'mistaken 1"  "i may be," was the cautious answer, "but I do nol think I am. If I am  right, miladi ought to be one of the  finest horsewomen in England."  "So Bhe is. I heard Sir Arthur say  bo. She rides horses that men shrink  from mounting."  "Tnen   1   am   right.   I  remembered  her  faco  when  5. saw" it,   though  she  was very young then ; but she had the  same bridal   laughing  expression,  the  same  sunshiny  iook., I  may   be  mis-  "ATy dear Vidian..what a cruel thing \ taken���������at  least, I should not liko Sir  to say!" I Arthur  to know Iliad  said anything  "Il  is  true, tpapa.      She  has impos- i about  the matter.      Ke.y  upon it, ho  ed upon    you.     She  is not a D'li->te. j knows  nothing    about  his  wife's an-  She  does   not  oven   belong   to  a good j tccedonts"  family. No matter what sho may j "1 shad say nothing���������in fact, what  have told you, I am suro it is all faise. ypu havo asserted would be a' danger-  She has no friends whom she can in- ous thing to repeal," replied the oth-  vito here. Bid you ever in your wholo er. "X vote that we say no more  life meet' with a gentlewoman who about the matter. Now that I look  bad  no friends?"    '    ��������� j at   her,   Lhere  is  certainly  something  "You are so terribly hard on her, ' of that kind about her style of danc-  Vivian," said Sir Arthur, with a trou- "ig- How un.ike she is in every re-  !bled look. "Why should she have spjot to Alias Nesiie 1 I am a great  called herself D'Este if sho had no luimirer of, milaui, but I must say  claim to the mime? Besides, of what from my very heart that 1 am sorry  use   ia   it.   to*  rouse   these  suspicions   for .Uiss Nes.io. .--fcir Arthur had  no  dance was enued, and sat down behind "Tual eeems strange, Hiss Ncslie,"  a great c.tidier of tail camellias. The jle Silld, "Lauy Nes.ie is quick in) re-  genuemon  formed u little group near 'bouicj."  her; they did nol. perceive her, and  Vivien, not wishing lo be noticed, remained quite bi.eui bchiiui the plants,  bhe was thinking with bitter intensity of the change in hor position.  Another danco began, und the gentle-  "les," replied Vivien, "she makeB  fatal admiaiioas, and tnen very skill-  lu ly nega_i.es them/'  Tne young sec.ei.ary had drawn  nearer to ner, and stood looking at  her   with  i-ussiouately    loving,   wist-  man to whom she had promised it wan 'jtut eyes  looking  for  her;  but   Vivien,did  not |    -j.   wlsil   taat  x mi   hL   daj.0   lo ask  con remember that there was a dance   yo,u  oae    question,-   Miss Nesiie,"  ho  ���������sho    was    busy    with  her  own sad   said.  thoughts..    Presently she was roused j    ��������� y^ou  may ask  me  wa,at win ,.  by tht. mention ot Lady Nesiie s name;   8ue  replied   kindly.  tnwe  you    over    entertained   any  douo.s  as  ro  .Lacy Nesiie���������doubts  of  At a oislance was Vivien, who had  once' stood by hor father's side. She  was now merely the daughter cf tho  house, not its m.stress, txho had never fell tho diifereiice in hor position so Vivien  nuaintances, old school fellows, I acu.ely. Sue v.ent to the least crowd- made any romark, no  should be so pleased for you to do so. * j ed  part  of   the  room   when  the  fust   j/ansed  They were sating rcund the fire in  the drawing-room at LanccwooJ, and  Vi/inn looked up quickly at Lauy Nos-  lie's face as hor fa.her asked thc question���������quickly' enough to detect there  (in expression of ombarrac-jiuent. Valerie flushed und felt uncomfortable  under lior scrutinizing look. Then  she turned with a grateful smile to  Sir Arthur.  "You are always thinking of something or othor k.nd and p eafant fur  ms.,'' sho said; "but I rea'ily do not  care to ask any of my friends here.''  Tnere was a s'lghl reflection In her  voce, a slight glance in Vivian's di-  rec.ion, w-uich so..mad to imply that no  friend of hers'wou.d be very welcome.  Vivian perceived it, but disdained to  reply.      Sir Arthur continued���������  "Lady Smeaion asked mo the other  day when we should see any of my  charming wife's iriends. Sho may  havo thought you had some handsome  young couoin who would fall in love  with Bora Smeaton."  "I should be sorry for him," 6aid  Valerie, ui.h a smile; "he would have  a dreary timo of it."  Hut Vivien was determined sho  ihould not, as she usually did, divert  attention from the subject of conversation.      She  turned   to  her.  "it seem., so strange, Lady Nesiie,"  she said, "that you should havo no  friends or acquaintances - of your  own."  "1 have plenty, chere fille, but none  for whom I have any particular affection. Jndeod, just' as tho sun absorbs all lessor lig-hls, so my love for  you, Sir Arthur, 'has absorbed all other   liking."  Ho was touched by tho words. Vivien  saw. in them only another proof of  her wily, deceitful manner.  Then Lady Nesiie quitted the room.  Goon afterwards Vivien lurhed lo her  father.  "J'apa," she said, "I am quite sure  that your wife is an impostor."  lie looked up wilh a horrified .face  he.- being what she represents herself  to be!'  ''1 must decline to answer," she replied."ii ever tiie tiina comes when an  answer to your quotation may be use-  lui, 1 will rememcer if���������until then, l.-.t  it rest."  He longed to say that, uf il should  please her, he would devoie his life  lo finding out lhe antecedents of fcir  Arthur's wLe, but hor digniiied calmness forbade him. '  CHAPTER XIII.  More than two years had passed  since Sir Arthur brought his fair,  girlish bride home. Sho had been at  lirst into-icatod with Iher power, un-  wi.ling to part with the least of-it.  She had been pitiless to Vivien. " Sho  had never spared her a mortification  or a humiliaaon. She had never  shown her the least consideration.  Lady Neslie's only endeavor had beon  to prove always tnat she was mistress  ���������so.'e and perfect mistress���������and her  triumph   had   been  complete.  Tne first check of her authority was  tho refusal' of Sir Arthur to agree to  one of her whims. She wanted a new  drive through tho park���������why, no one  couid understand, but she chose to say  that she would like it made; und, in  order to make it, some of the finest  old treos would,have to be cut down.  Sir Arthur laughed when his young  wifo  talked about her whim-.  "It must be a beautiful drive," sho  said ; "and I should like it to be called after myself���������Lady Valerie's Drive.  Then all the future Neslies would havo  something to make them think of me."  sionately craved. It would be hard,  too, on Vivien ; she has been brought  up as my heiress."  Lady Nesiie laid her arm caressingly on her  husband's shoulder.  " I do believe," sho said, "that you  love Vivien better than you love  me."  Sir Arthur laughed, but made' no  reply.  " Bo you���������tell me���������do you lovo her  best V  "The two loves aro so different, Valerie, thero can bo no degree of comparison between them. She is my dearly loved daughter; you aro my dearly-  loved wife."  But Lady Nesiie was not content.  ;She could not endure that her husband should speak so lov'ngly of the  girl whom she-detested, nor could she  endure the knowledge that in the time  to come all authority would leave hor  and pass to her rival.  " Then I must give up my pretty  plan," she said, " and be content with  the old drive. There will be no Lady  Valerie's Drive aftor  all."  " Yes, it must be abandoned. If you  wish your very pretty name to be  commemorated we will plant soma  parts of the grounds and call it 'Lady  Valerie's Pieasaunce.' Would that do  as   well ?"   .  ",It must do. I see no alternative,"  she   replied.  " I take great pride in one thing,  Valerie." said Sir Arthur,���������" it is the  first wish of yours that has been ua-  grat ified. You have been very much  spoiled,   my  darling."  And Lady Nesiie was forced to be  content, although the refusal served  only to increase her dislike . to her  rival  ST.   VITUS' CURED.  THE   STORY OF  A BRIGHT  YOUNG  GIRL'S RECOVERY.  She Was First Aiinckrd Willi la Grippe,  ��������� lie After EAVrti U-miIiIu^ i������ sr. Vitus*  Man re��������� FrleudH DrHiiulretl of Her Be-  covery.  The mails from Wolfvillo to Gas-  ���������pereau are. carried every day by aj*  official wjio is noted for his willingness to accommodate and the punctuality with which he discharges hi������_  duties. His name is ilr. Altrnner  Cleveland and his home is, in "Gjsper-  eau, where he resides with his wife  and grand-daughter, Muss Lizzie Way  Cleveia/nd, a bright, girl of fifteen  years. A few months ago the hev.lth"  of their graud-daiughler waq a source  of very- great anxiety to Mr.' and  Mrs. Cleveland, and the neighbors  who learned, of the physical condition'  of the little girl gravely shook their  heads and, said to themselves that  the fearai of the fond grand-j| rents  were by no means groundless. When  the news' reached the ear.5 of' an Aea-  dien man, a short time| ago, that the  health of Mies Cleveland hid been, restored, he hastened to interview Mr.  Cleveland as. to the facta of tho case.  When he explained his errand both  Mr. and Mra. Clevelamd appeared only too eager to give him the inform-  anon, sought, and it is in accordance  with their withes that we give to  the publio the facta of this remarkable cure.   Euriy in   Decembor,   18&9,  This little incident brought home to1 Miss Cleveland was taken ill with a  her moro forcibly than ever the fact severe attack of la grippe and fears  that, after all, hor sovereignty, would of her, recovery were entertained,  not be of long duration���������that although| Careful   nuraing,    however,    brought  she seemed to conquer, in reality hor  authority  would  eiad  so soon   that It  was not worth having at all,  , To 'be , Continued.  ROBBERS OF ROYALTY.  Some Dls<lngtitnlietl Vlcllinn or the light  Fingered Cellini   nliy.  The latest Royalty who has been robbed is Prince Henry of Prussia, who,  during his visit to Siain, was " held  up," by brigands, who exacted a ransom oi two bicycles amd $1,000. That  ha is nol the only Royalty who has  suffered at tho hands of the light-  fingered community the following  coses go to prove, says a writer in an  English Exchange.  The. most   celebrated,  as it   was the  most audacious robbery on record, was  her through tblo malady, but .it left  her eys'teim.in acoinpletelyi ru'n-down  condition. This showed itself principally ini a weakness of the nerves.  In January ayarpioins of St. Vitus-  djiaice began to dhow themselves. At  first thftsn were not very prominent,  but it was not long bafore she wan  rendered altogether helpless by this  terribly malady. In a short time she  lost all control over the movements  of her hands and feet. For weeks sho  had to be carried from room to room  and was unable to feed hersolf. Her  grand-parents naturally became very  much alarmed and having tried othetf  remedies without effect, determined to  give Dr. Williams" Pint Pills a trial.  Developments showed that their confidence was not displaced. When three  boxes had been used the condition oi  the patient had improved considerably. Then Mr. Cleveland bought six  boxes   more  and   continued  their   use  asked.  DOW t  "Then;" thomyht hia daughter,  fluickly, "he iwi had sorno suspicion  hiimseif!" Aloud she said, "I should  not speak so lo any one except your-  - self, papa. The truth I am sure will  bo known some day; it may be long j  right to marry again after bringing  her up as ho .did. The first' time i  came to the Abbey sho was as Lady  Nestie is now���������mistress; and let mo  le.l you .there was a difference in tho  tone or the entertainments."'  Then  another friend joined  tho lit���������  first, but it will b,. known.   I should | tie group, and they went away  not say oae word to you but that I |    s<> that    was 'how people spoke of  hate to see you deceived." , Sir   Arthur's     wife I    Others     besides  "If 1 am decoived," ho replied, "it is hersolf evidently considered her an  all my own'fault���������we must xemember .impostor. What could they havo  that. Bssides, I do not think you meant ? What wus the whispered  have any grounds for your suspicions."   word  she  had  failed   to hoar?      Sho  'Then I will say no more about  thorn, papa," said Vivien. The look of  pain on his comely face distressed her;  and, as he said very truly, of what  avail ware sut-pdeions now ?"  could remember stories sho had read,  in which low-born adventuresses had  by intrigue, gained admittance into  good society and had married will;  but   in   all   thc   Btorios   the impostor  Looking at him Vivien wondored if j was found oat at last, her sins were  ������ny  doubts had arisen  in  his mind��������� j discovered, and sho was punished   for  it he was as suro of everything! connected with his young wife as he seemed to be���������if his happiness was as real  as he wished it to bo thought. She  would never know. He was indolent,  indifferent, careless in many respects;  but he would keep sucn a secret v/eli.  To the day of his death Vivien nerer  knew,  wlmt'her  her   father   hid   been I  them. That was the courso of events  !_n liction���������what would it be in real  .life 1 If Valerie Nesiie wero indeed  what she suspected, an impostor who  had decoived nor father, would a day  of reckoning ever come for her . And,  if it did, what effect would it produce  on Sir Arthur*  Another little incident occurred that  "Because,    although I am   lord    of   priceless   gems,   so   that,  hut   for  Lancewood, I have    no power   to  cut ...  satisfied with his marriage, or whe-. confirmed Vivian's doubts. One  ther, when it was too late, ho had ro- : morning Lady Noslie brought a small  pen ted of it. ' "l writing   dedk  into   tho   library.      Sir  No friends of Lady Neslie'a were in- ' Arthur laughingly asked her if sho  vited, and Christmas came. The was about to commence letter-writing  house was filled with guests. It was ' ���������ohe had hitherto been too indolent:,  long since such hospitality had been | Mr. Dorman suggested that ahe  shown at Lancewood ; half tho country should use the writing-table. Vivian  wero inviced to the grand Christmas looked up, wondering how miladi ul-  ball. It was on that occasion that ways contrived to make such a stmsa-  Mias Neslio found that other people tion wherever ahe went and whatever  besides horseli- had some curious ideas ane did.  about. Lady  Neslio. Lady  Neslio    declined  all   offers   of  ".MiiadiV'   toilet    ot   the     ball   was   holp.  something wonderful; it wj;a a benuti- j     "1 am going to devote tho morning  ful creamy  silk,  with  a superb suite   to sentiment," eho replied. "This desk  of  diamonds.     She had  never  looked   contains mementos of my youth, sou-  more lovoly; hor bright: face was  flushed with triumph. Things wero  going well with lior���������sho had almost  entirely eclipsed her rival.      She had,  renins of all kinds.   I am going to Iook  through it, and devoto; inyseLf to the  t-tisk ot recalling ail about  thorn."  With. u. pretty parade of importance,  to all in touts and ��������� purposes, eclipsed oh-e opened the desk. It did not, seem  Sir Arthur's daughtor���������and sho know to contain anything moro than a few  it���������on this the niight of tho ball. She faded flowers, old . lettera, and dried  saw herself, and not Vivion, the queen leaves. Occasionally "miladi" would  and oenter of all���������the leader of tho : turn to -Sir Arthur with a smile, and,  most   brilliant  crowd   of   guests  ever   showing  him  a withered  spray,,-   tell  no power  down those trees. The timbor in the  park beiougs to my heir just as the  bouse does. I cmild not. pull that  down���������at least wicTiout the consent of  my  heir and successor."  "What ia the use of being master if  you-cannot,do as you like!'' 'she said  rmixaliently. , . .  "That is not the question," he replied. "I am compelled to leave to my  successor the esiates, tho houso, tho  timber, intact as I received them. I  should have to ask Vivien's permission  to cut down those treos; and, as it  would deteriorate Vivien's inheritance.  1 should not like to propose such a  Hch-cme  to hor."  "Hut she would say 'Yes' if you  asked her, Arthur, I am sure."  " fcio am I," he replied. "That is tho  very-reason I could, not ask her; it  would seem as though I took advantage of her sex. I am well aware that  it I asked such a thing from a son instead of a daughter, he would scarcely hesitate to aiy 'No.'"  He did not hco the expression of  malice that came over her face-  "I did not know, that you considered   Vivian so entirely  mistress."  "ify dear Valerie, ahe is not so at  present; but in time she will be so���������  that is, unless it'should be tho will  of Heaven to send mo a son."  "Would you not like a son to succeed you better than a daughter 5" sho  asked.  "1 mi:gb.t have dono so once upon a  time,'' lv. replied; "hut now 1 am not  quite   ho  sure   oif  it."  "Not so sure, Arthur 1 Why?"  "-Because Vivien ' has been, as it  wero, trained to the mi������ntigement of  the estate. Sho really understands it  as well aa any steward or agent. She  kuowj who have leases, and for how  long they are gran tod���������in fact, she understands  all  the  detail...      Then  sho  ATy     rlear  Valerie,"    returned  Sir   S^^^  ^e^nlV'^or'r^nnor^rnt'^ou8"   "dT *.\������??to? ������f "^  MnH tS. T^XoIuVhlJe^TedZi  'Vh^canTott ITlxa^it/"he ' Ur Ed1va������r'ds^to^UUng6^^  ������- *������?.to. ��������� f"1 a *** *"* * **  ���������t>���������i " i __l!_,_ . .f _ 5,... "_r?~, .  , _,T. .-'..      x xu"   time  tho cixth  box was  gone a oom-  ple-le cure wna effected. Miss Cleveland  _  x, ,    Is  now  as   vigorous    and   healthy   aa  ortune appearance of  the keeper's c������>uld   b(J   desirod.   Her  ^Md-parents  .' ?l.ari!-!!..."-  w.oullll:l.orally...lla_v:! are persuaded that Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills are alone responsible for her euro  and are devoutly thankful for there-  suits which, under Providence, they  have produced!.  Sold by all dealers or seat post  paid at 50c. n box or sir bows for  52.50, by addressing ihe Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Broekiille, Ont. Do not  be persuaded to try something els*  aa.id to be "just as good."  opp  son  lost his crown. As It was, several  Btones���������ultimately, however, recovered  disappeared during tho flight from  and subsequent struggle with the  guard. Blood, after a brief imprisonment, was pardoned and presented  with a" life pension of ������500���������a perfectly incomprelienisible act on tho part  of the King.  Thfs, however, was not the first oo-  oaeion that 'the Merry Monarch had  suffered at n thief's hands, for during  hia exile, while staying at Cologne  he had come under thhe notice of Jack  Cottington, alias " Mulled Sack," and  by him had been mulctod in several  pieces ot plate and over ������1,500 in  money. " Mulled Sack's " political creod  seemed to have been of the broadest,  for he had been detected at Westminster but a few months proviousiy with  his hand in the Protector's pocket,  from the consequences of which not  he escaped for want, of proof. His contemporary, Captain Hind, with a partner,  likewise  ATTEMPTED TO ROB CROMWELL,  but wan beaten off by the latter's escort.  On thfc night of the 10th September, 1732, the Garde Meuble in Paris,  where the Crown jewels of the fallen  monarchy, were stored, was broken  open and rifled of its priceless contents. Most of these, including the famous " Rege/at " diamond, now nt the  Louvre, wore, th.unks to an anonymous  comminiicatiou, found in & ditoh near  the Champs Elysees, but it was not  till twelve years later, when a man.  who was on trial for forgery, confessed  to being concerned in tho robbery, that  the mystery of their disappearance wa*  solved. -  Another regalia robbery was that of  the crown  of   Holland,  which  in  1823,  has studied the Bubjcot; she-known tho I wns carried off by burglars, who hav-  byai position for onurch-buihling, thei'nK kept intnettt tor two years dispos-  be.3t situation for tho new schools wo ; ������''��������� ������f scimo oi the stones in America-  have  piauuod," ' These' wore   found   at   Brooklyn,   and  "To bo built aftor your death ." in-   .rwoverod, thejomain^der being ovent-  tcrrupted    Valerie.       "How  can  you \ ������������������* ������'������������>v_������r.ed ������������.  Belgium  taik oi auoh  things?"  '���������'No,'to   be   built    during   my  life-  ThB late Duke of Brunswick possessed a collection of gems valued at ������600,-  000, which he kept behind his bed in  a safe guarded by a complete service  of electric bells, in addition to a perfect   arsenal   of   revolvers  guaranteed  ,..,  ,.���������u     ...x^-xx    ^_. , ..X     -XX-..   x  r ... . to operate with deadly effect upon the  it     was   to Lady  Nesiie   the   world   stories were all of peo.-\e in high lite   form.   Thave been q������itymw^m-. ^^tortetf, intruder.  Long  did   the  '-���������  " whose    name3    she    r    nUoned  quite   "***"���������    ueconunuoo,    jet touottea >r  know.     Valeria,    my    conscience  time, if I chooso. You would laugh  if I told you all the abstruse works  that Vivien has studied���������works on so-  soeu at Lancewood.'    That  night she 'some  laughable    anoc-'oto concerning.   ... .  ;^, I ,,",Tr      ,   "* , ,*"������"������������������ ""   ...  __o.   \r:���������iu���������     nnTi   ,,i     fh.if   flinch   cia   science, social reform, sanitary re  told herself her triumph waacomplete   it.  and    Vivien    noli , .d    that  these ��������� 0'���������ii,,'���������m���������H,.(Uini.  paid oourt, and not to Vivian  The ball-room was crowded.     Lady  Neslio had herself superintended    tho  familiarly.  A,' mishap occurred���������tho  desk  decorations   and though sonao  might j "P30^.  and Us contents  rollod on  to  have  considered  them  slightly   then-   "     " "       ""  ~ ~ '       '"  trical, they wore magnificent. Colored lamps shone from the midst-of  tha.jdanta and exotica in the conservatories. Vivien had suggested several  little    improvements,     nono .//of  '.wJiich were carried out. Three years  before, Wihen the. Christmas ball was  given, she had. had tho sole direction  of it, she bad been the queen'of' tho  "(ote. She had iitid no rival then. Now  Valerie; In her Bu,porb costume, with  the briiglitest of smiles on her fair  young face, stood by Sir Arthur's aide,  bidding his gueuts welcome, reoelvlng  end ��������� paying ,jpompllmentfl���������radiant,  {rucoful, wifth tho full nonscionsneHH  a* victory in every gesture and word.  the floor. Thoy were eoon replaced;  and, when her ladyship had finished  her, sentimental little scene sho went  a way, taking the desk with her. When  Vivian rose to-quit tho room, something lay glittering under the hem of  her dross. 'She took it in her hand���������  it was a small common locket,'clumsily made, and certainly not of pure  gold. On it she saw tho initials "V.  p.... ������������������.-..'���������   -  A few minutes afterward Lady  Nesiie returnod. "I have lost a littlo  locket," she said���������''ono that I value  very much- It was one given to me  when I was a little child. It lias my  initials on it." i .  "It i9 here," answered Vivian. "The  ou  world  of   rascaldom   sigh in   vain.  At  ro~ last, - on December  17,1863    one  Shaw,  TO A VIOLIN.  What   wondrous  power  from  heaven  upon  thee wrought!  ��������� What  prisoned    Ariel   within    thee  broods 5  MaTvel   of   human   skill   and    human  thought,  Light   at>  a^dtry  leaf in  the   winter  .���������woods !  Thou   mystic    thing,    e.11    beautiful������  What mind  Conceived thee, what intelligence, begun  And out of chaos  thy rare shape   designed,  Thon   delicate  and  perfect   w-orb of  man 1  AorosB my hands thou UVst mute and  still;  Thou   wilt   not   breath*  to me   thy  oesret fine;  Thy matchlces tones the eager ulr shall  thrill  To   no    oatrenty    er    ooromond  ot  mine.  But comes thy muter, lo! thou yiold-  eat  all,  Paasion and pathos, rapturo and despair ;  To the soul's need thy seaJHihtng voJeo  doth call  In  languuge exquisite  btsyond  milv  pajre.  Till  into apeeeb  wticulftto  ul )ar,t  Thou,    wern'st   to   hrvtak,   mid    thy  charmed  listener   bean.  The    waking  echoes  oi   this vani/ibsd  prist, ���������!,'.���������'  Touching the uoorca otf glawlness tuid  ot teaTB;       ���������  "  And . with     bowed   head ' ho, - lot.,  the  trweet veuve-reM i  Across  him,  Kwnyed by   that  weirti  power of thine,  proachee  me at   times.    I  have   never  a  ^-^^  0f    Newcastle-on-Tyne,  who! And   ravere-ece   and   wonder ��������� till    h!������  wtronged any one, yet I have been by j,^ COI1trived by means of forged re-l  no moans a model landed proprietor; ^fences to procure the post of valet  my indolence and lovo oi! ease haye to thj3 i^ke)������������������managed one evening,  sitood in. my way. I hav������ beon quite w.hcin i^a faster had neglected to look  conscious of my, defeats, and I repeat tJle sa{o to deoamp with the most I  that it has touched me to bob my valuable'of its contents. The police J  daughter In tho early apnng-tide of m.g soon on the track; he wwa ap-  her life work hurd to reinody my de-1 pretended at Boulogne, with the lew-'  fecU.   She    wall mako  a    noble  ruler ^j.  ln  y,,  posesBsion;  tried,  and  sea-  soul  Thn*    ninn's  ���������      divine.  emotion   should   be   *������  over  a 'noblo  domain."  Lady Nesiie looked very discontented  LONDON W.AITJESBS STARVING.  Waiters ift London arc bitterly coirv,  plaining o-_ the    eifects    the    war. it  having on    tneir. particular voo.itioil,  fenced   to   twenty   years'  hard   labor., The ime*  wVv,    (Jur-jng ..the    Londotf  In 1879 the Crowri Princess of Den- ������>e-Ano������>, gifted ii. Uveiihood by waiting  at banq'tieta, .oAllg. ftrt^ parties,    given  mark, while on  a tour through Eur-  " Then you would not cure very much'ops,  >vas  robbed  of jewels valued at  for   a son,   Arthur f" j ������70,000.   Tftilesa   wero   taken  from   tho  Sir  Arthur  grew   thoughtful. '. | saJoon  of  th*  vossol  In whilo tho Prln-  "I have never given the subject any  ������cso v/an travelling incognito, by soma   ,..���������.,.    x.������     ......      ��������� .._  _    consideration, Viilcrie," lie replied. "I expert thief, whose Identity, by rea-; meting; to. ask the Lord Mayor to open  do not leumv if I sSumld cure very s011 ol his having ostvapad cuptvtru, hauj a i\vi\A fit t!hi Mansion H<-iw.i for Aik  uiiueh now ,-for ihe blessing, I once paa-  D^ver  hitherto  been   outalvliBhod. | tressed   t*ait������y*.  by tne 5Ait* i* Uie ^est .End, !>av4  earned ������>raellcn.,ly nothirjg lately  owing to th* aiwuiHCB of huc.1i festivi-  tleB-.    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J  jij.-i.'luu.'j  r? ���������;-:���������' v.T-v;  ,*"i' ���������> .J- V  w... ��������� m ... .,-��������� , j. 1,  k ���������.'���������.- C THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL  14, 1900.  &������5tf  ���������i*  SOME COMPARISONS.   *  Some interesting figures are now  going the rounds of the press. We refer to the quotations of wages in other  mining districts. They are as follow/a: In California, $2.20 for 10 hours  with $19 a month for board, leaving $47  profit; in Leadville, an average of 82.50  for 10 hours ; in Nevada, S3 with $24 a  month for board ; in Arizona, an average of S3 25 for 10 hours* and $26 for  board ; in Utah the average is $2.75 for  8 hours.    Mgured out, it will be seen  ^befllMninolReview  SATURDAY. APRIL 14, 1900.  THOSE APPEALS.  With gall   only  exceeded  by  their  maliciousness the leaflet up the gulch  and the Silverlonian accuse Mr. Cliffe,  of this paper, with filing nine hundred  appeals against the election lists of the  Slocan,  for tlie  purpono of wholesale  disfranchisement in the constituency.  One of the prints asserts that tlie appeals are mostly against miners,  as  if  there ever were, nnd much less now,900  miners,   British   subjects   entitled  to  vote.in tho Slocan.   Mr. Cliffe has filed  about 100 appeals against such names  as li. H. Pitts, mayor of Sandon, E wen  A. Cameron  and Neil McDonald, and  none of them miners, that are duplicated on the lists ; about as many more  against such as H. C. Kennedy, W. S.  McLeod, F. H. Sheppard   and   A; Mc-  FarlaiTc that are known   to be dead,  some for a length of time, and possibly  n couple of hundred more, against, such  names as   Peter Annance, Eli Carpenter,   Albert G. Kerlin, etc.   that   are  known   by'many people to be out of  the country.   In every case,  where he  had   not   personal  knowledge   of the  ���������facts,   he got the best information he  could from the oldest and best posted  citizens of th'.. several towns of the district.   This i������ all the foundation there  is  for the libelous accusations of  our  confreres.   It ;s,  of course, possible in  such  a range of work that a few appeals may be made in the wrong; but  if our cotems arc as anxious to have a  proper   voters' list in  the district  as  they are to vilify their neighbors, from  r,the worst of all motives���������ma!ice���������,all���������  they have to do is to make diligent enquiry  and   if   thoy find  any  appeals  entered by Mr. Cliffe against any one  wrongly,  they will be promptly withdrawn.   Is this fair, or unfair?   It is  known  to many citizens that in  the  last elections   no less than three persons in Sandon not 011 the voters'lists  voted here and elsewhere on the names  of absentees, and no fair man can desire that opportunity   should  be left  open for repetitions of this kind.   In  short we have heard of as many as 30  or 40 personations in the last contest.  Surely our cotems will not say  it is  wrong  that its recurrence  should be  guarded against.   In most of the eastern   provinces   the   moment   a   man  leave3 a constituency to reside in another his name is subject to cancellation in thc division he has left, and is  eligible for going on in that to which  he is removed.   Care   is particularly  necessary in   this  province, where a  voter located in the most remote corner  of any constituency can vote in  any  other place in that division.    Personal  acquaintance by tlie scrutineers with  the voters is out of  the question in  most cases, which renders a clean list  the more necessary to avoid personation and other frauds.   We state now,  from Mr. Cliffe's personal inspection of  the lists with persons most capable-of  judging in   their own localities,   that  there   are   not   at   the present   time  more than 1,000 or 1,200 eligible voters  in   thc  Slocan,  and   there  are   over  2,000   names   to   the   fore,   counting  those already on and applications to  go on.   We ask the public, we   even  ask the vilifiers, if it is in the interest  of the country or of public morality in  any form that this kind of thing should  ��������� be continued ?   We understand some  other parties have filed some appeals,  but, of course, Mr. Cliffe cannot speak  of their merits, and is only responsible  for those   he has filed himself.    We  have always said, and we say it again,  the franchise is too wide for the country's welfare; but while the law stands  as it is we are desirous of  allowing  every man  to vote who  has properly  registered and is entitled to vote,   but  none others.   This does not satisfy our  confreres; honesty alone in a  voters'  list  will never serve  their purposes.  Who then is impertinent, the man who  would like a clean list or the man who  defends a stuffed one?    A  clean list  never suits a political crook.  \  We littlo know tho toil and  hardship that then who make  tlio "StaiT ol Life'* undergo.  Long liouis in hiipcrhu:Ui-d  and poorly ventilated workrooms is hard on tlio system,  givos tho kidneys 111010 work than they  can properly dp, throws poison into the  system that should bo curried off by these  delicate filters. Then tho'buck gets bad��������� <  ,, Not much use applying Hniiiionts and  plasters. You must reach tlio Kidiievs to  curb the back. DOAN'S Kidney Puts  cure all kinds of Bad Backs ,by restoring  the Kidneys to ..healthy action; .- :  "���������'���������Mr. Walter Buchanan,- who'.hits con-'  . ducted n bakery in Surnia, Ont.', forihe,  past 15 years,: says:        ,'  "For n .jiiiiubor of years pros-Jons to lnklnf.  Donn s Kidney Pills I snirciru'ri n sront dnal from  acuto pains across tho small ot my back, pains in  tho back of my head, dizzinoss/woary Jt'eoliiiK and  general-'debility.'',From tho first row doses o(  Doan's Kidney Pills I comt������&u'.ed to Im prove; and  I harn. continued -.'until I am to-day n woll man.  1 havo not Rota pain.or ache about tne. My bond ia  clt-ar; tho urinary cl'ifticultlcs all Rono; my sloop is  refreshing and my health i-s hotter now than for  roars."  ,,      .',-;.  that Utah alone has an eight-hour day,  and'������3.25 paid here  for S hours with  board at ?30 is better than the figures  of any .of the states   named.' It will  readily be conceded that the climate of  some of the states  compared is more  agreeable, though certainly not  more  healthy, than that of this province, and  air the living expenses are less there'  than here, as some of the papers contend, but this  is only one side of the  argument.   One  principal element in  the regulation of wages, the world over,  is the value of the laborer's output.. If  a man per day turns out more money's  worth in B. C. than he could in any of  she states compared, the owners could  afford to pay him more; but if he turns  out less, it is proof that the owner cannot pay him as much.   If it was a fact  that the law of the land compelled the  resident miners to. work for the resident owners, then the matter shouldbe  compared from more liberal premises ;  but as it does not,  the value of   the  miner's daily output must remain  an  element in fixing bis daily wages.    We  repeat that it is not enough for miners'  unions   and   miners  to   take   up the  wages paid in other countries and compare-those:-of  this, unless they   are  also in a position to show the value of  a miner's day's output is aa much to a  British Columbian as it is to the owner  of  other countries.    The world over,  there is expected by the owner a relative return for wages paid, and it is not  too much  to expect it in this'country  as well as elsewhere.   It will, we are  aware, be argued that this is not fair  logic in British Columbia, for many of  the properties are only in their prospective stage.   This  is all very  true,  and is  a main argument against our  restrictive legislation.    If the   mines  turn out exceeding.in  wealth those of  older countries, whose developed wages  are compared with ours, then our restrictive legislation   does an injustice  to our miners today ; and, if later work  shows that our mines in the aggregate  do  not equal   in wealth those ol  the  countries compared, present wages do  an injustice to the owners.   It appears  to us that the position of the unions of  this country would be much stronger,  and certainly more reasonable and just,  if they were in a shape to compare the  value of a day's output in other countries with the value of a miner's day's  output here, and reason out an adjustment on these lines.. If they cannot  do this they have no right to be either  assertive or dominating.    Justice all  around would simply lead them to consider what wages they could take here,  living  and every   other circumstance  considered, and ask for them.   If they  could not get these  wages on proper  business   representations they should  simply  go where they could get them  and leave an open field for those  who  could accent them.    Wages   can   no  more have an unalterable, unbending  value in   any  country,   regardless   of  value to employer, than can a ton of  coal or a bushel of wc.it to a producer.  Circumstances must modify the one as  well as tlie other.   It is just as reasonable for a dry goods merchant to say to  a community : ''I could sell such and  sucH'quantities of goods for such and  such prices tit such a place and I must  have''.the   same sales   and the   same  prices here, as it is for a miner to say  that because miners are paid'such and  such wages in suclvand such a country  they must, be paid  the same here because it costs him so much to live.   In  every case, and in every country, the  value of any man's, time to his' employer, in production, must be'a chief  element in determining his wages; and  if the latter are not satisfactory, while  he has freedom to go where he likes to  do,better, he must allow equal freedom  to the employer   to engxige  his labor  wherever it best suits his purpose. This  is the liberty of  any and   every  free  country.    This,   however, will he all  Greek to the Nelson Tribune.   ;       ;<  with a nursing baby has two  lives to support. Her flesh,  strength and vitality are  taxed to the utmost, and  must be maintained or both  will surely fail.  willkeep up the mother's  strength and vitality. It also  enriches the baby's nourishment, and supplies the elements necessary for proper  growth and development of  bones, teeth and tissue.  50c. and Si.00, all druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto.  '._ ;.. ..,.���������. . "JOE."':.:���������.,",..'.. \  As ArtemusWard said of the mon-  key,'-the people's Joseph must be."an  amoosirig little cuss."   Ho scoured the  country from one end to the other in  search of cabinet ministers, and failed  to get it man of any standing or reputation.   He then made up his structure  of men never heard of before, and, consequently, with no ability.   After parading the farce before the country until endurance   became exhausted,   he  urged  his following   to call a Liberal  convention that he  might so  manipulate the party as to drag it around after  his chariot wheels.    The; convention  was called, and it refused to pass a resolution endorsing his leadership, showing that at least half the Liberal party  of the country refuses "to follow   his  lead.   This does not deter Joe.   A man  with   ordinary   sensitiveness   in Joe's  shoes would pt once go to the  lieut.-  governor and tender his resignation,  knowing he could not accomplish  the  task he had undertaken ; . but none of  this for Joe.   Neither hints nor open  declarations are of any service  to Joseph.   He now says'he is going on with  his former intentions���������to make preparations   for a generarelection.   Fully  assured that he  can never secure one-  third of the votes of the country, it has  no influence'on Joe ; he is going to  brazen it out, aud to such an end !  A farmer is known by his furrow a9  " the carpenter is known by his chips." It  takes a firm hand and a true eye to turn  a straight furrow. No wonder the farmer  wears out, spite of exercise and fresh air.  One day's work on the farm would tire  ninny a trained athlete. And the farmer  works hardest of all. The first up and  tlie last to bed, feeding his team before  he feeds himself, his work is practically  never done. Why docs not tlie farmer  treat his own body as he treats the land  he cultivates? He puts back in phosphate what he takes out in crops, or the  land would grow poor. The fanner  should put back into his body the vital  elements exhausted by labor. If he does  not, he will soon complain of "poor  health." The great value of Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery is in its vitalizing power. It gives' strength to the'  stomach, life to the lungs, purity to the  blood. It supplies Nature with the substances by which she builds up the body,  just as thc farmer supplies Nature with  the substances that build up the crops.  " I write to tell you of the great benefit I received from thc use of Dr. Pierce'* Golden Medical Discovery," writes Mr. G. B. Bird, of Dyrn-  Bide, Putnam Co., \V. Va. " It cured me of a very  bad case of indigestion associated with torpid  liver. Before I began the use of 'Golden Medical Discovery' I had no appetite; could not sleep  nor work but very little. The tittle that I ate  did not agree with me, bowels constipated, and  life was a misery to me.   I wrote to Dr. Pierce  S'viug the symptoms, and asked for advice,  e advised me to try the ' Golden Medical Discovery ' so 1 began the ute of it and after taking  four bottles I felt bo well that I went to wort;  but soon got worse, so I again began the use of it  and used it about eight weeks longer, when I  was permanently cured."  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets invigorate , stomach, liver and bowels. Usa  them  when  you require a. pill.  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS.  Mrs. Alonzo II. Thurher, Freeport, N.8.,  says: "I had a sovoro attack of Grippt  and a bad cough, with groat difficulty in  breathing. After taking two bottlos ot  Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup I was completely curod." ,  Work while you sleep without  a grip or gripe, curing Sick  Headache, Dyspepsia and  Constipation, and make you  feel better in the morning.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  Cook's Cotton Eoot Compound  Is sueccBsfully used monthly by over  10,000Ladles. Sate, effectual. Ladies ask  pound. Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangerous. Price, No. 1, $1 per  box; No. 8,10 degrees stronger, $3 per box. No.  1 or 2, mailed on receipt ot price and two 8-cent  stamps. Tho Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  ETNos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists In Canada.  Sold in Sandon by the McQueen Co-  and F. J. Donaldson, Druggists.  SANDON. B. 0.  ALT A LObQE, NO. 29.  A. V. AND A. Jt.  Regular Communication oftlie lodge,  meets 1st Thursday  ln each month at  8  p.   m.    Visiting  brethren   cordially  Invited. ���������  THOS. BROWN.  Sec'y.  Contractors  and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  P. O. Box 155.  Nelson Trsbune :'. ''If after a fair test,  at the present rate of wages, it (the  eight-hour law) is found to work to the  disadvantage of the country, then the  wageB can either be re-adjusted or tbe  law. repealed." ������������������;..���������".  Will our neighbor please give the  public an outline of how the wages can  either be reduced or the law repealed,  even if its operation under experiment  is found most unsatisfactory, without  a strike by the men following ?. There  are some results that may always be  looked for, and repeated trouble is the  inevitable after the repeal of this law  or a reduction of wages.' A much better plan is to have, all the trouble over  at once, and end it for all time.  , While it is quite true that many of  the differences between the mine owners and the men in the Kootenay are  being adjusted permitting operations  to be begun to a considerable extent, it  is evident the country will not prosper  as it ought, to while legal restrictions  stand in the way, as at present. It is  the aim of all classes, under British institutions, to possess freedom of action  in all matters of sale and purchase of  their own property; and, of course, this  is impossible under present legislation,  and the more particularly as the restrictions were adopted for the benefit  of the politicians only. ��������� , '  A HALF-CENTURY RECORD. :  Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry has now been in use for 50 years  _and there is nothing to equal it as a  "rapid and effective cure for bowel complaints'of young or old.  Mayor Houston's sweet disposition  has involved Nelson in law suits that  will cost the city several thousand dollars. They will get enough of the one-  man power, the eight-hour liiw and its  great champion in the hub ere long.  :    Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order  1   on short notice.  Dealers in Rough and Dressed Lumber,  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  SANDON, B. C.  The Sasidosi Steam  Laundry,  The machinery is the best to be had_.in the country���������  the workmen are all experienced,���������so that nothing but  the beat work is turned out.  Orders from a distance solicited.  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and are promptly returned.  Dry Goods! ??im? Dry Goods!  We have just received a large shipment from the east.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.    I NEW FANCY SILKS.   ���������.,.....  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health Brand) Underwear..  We also carry a full line of Carpets, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  Curtains and Window Shades. '"  ?!  u  rL./J  m  ;.t  v  I  'ft  ���������m  i������*3Mr������  ���������fej  ���������''���������I' '   ' '������������������'    ' '' ���������B8 -t *__ jji.j-'fi.'-ai-'  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL   14, i9co.  m  FATALITY AT ROSSLAND.  Fire   in  That City  on Sunday Burns to  Death a Man in His Shack.  Rossland, B. C, .April 9.���������Joshua  Wayne's charred body lies at the  morgue as thc outcome of debauch on  Saturday night. ' Wayne had been  sober fur several months, but on Saturday night, he became intoxicated and  did not get home until 5 o'clock Sunday  morning, to the s.hack winch he occupied ml Kootenay avenue. In some  way it caught fi.-e at 5:40 and J. Stussie  hurried to the window and saw Wayne  sitting at a table, his hands outstretched, and caught him by the arm  and endeavored to pull him through  the window. Stussie prilled till some  of the burned lb sh ca.nc off the unfortunate man's arm, and then the heat  became so great that ho was obliged to  beat a retreat. A lire alarm was turned  in, but by the time the firemen arriyeu  the slruclure was in flames and the  unfortunate man was burned a most to  ft crisp.  .^gsre-j^g-i.^^^  Here and There.  New Denver will have a football club  this season.  Johnston, ������������������: merchant at Arrowhead,  was drowned in the lake last week.  Thu Paris Exposition is to be open  to the public on Sundays as well as  other dtiys.  The Roman Catholic church at Quo-  michan was burned down Sunday  night.   Loss about 94,000.  The Kettle River Railway Bill has  been defeated at Ottawa, and the  Boundary people are all up in arms in  consequence.   , '  dipt. Forsland, of tho C.P.R. steamer  "Minto," was married to Miss Nilsson,  ol'Nakusp, by the Rev. Mr. Yates, of  New Denver, on Monday last.  The Drill, of Slocan City, publishes  an interview with J. Jtoderick Robertson that tloes not place that gentleman  right. Mo never said ho foresaw that  $3.25 would become the wage of the  Slocan. What he .did say ' was that a  trial would show whether or not the  mines could pay it and operate.  Dr. Sanden's Electric Bolts  Give electricity, galvanic curienls and magnetism combined, and  supply an element in thc treatment of nervous diseases, loss of vigor,  rheumatism, etc., which cannot be obtained by taking Drugs and  Medicines. Electricity is like oil, which lubricates the wornout  machinery of the body, and without which there is no progress. Like  oil, it costs very little compared with the good lhat it does. Electricity is the only means by which strength can be attained. A pocket  "edition of the celebrated electro-medical work entitled,  "THREE CLASSES  OF MEN/'  illustrated, will be sent free to any address securely sealed.  Address,  ml  COMPANY, Ltd.  Operating KaBlo & Slocan Railway  International Navigation & Trad. ,Co.  Schedule or Time  Pacific Standard Timo  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  1'nssciii!  in  OFFICE HOURS-0 TO 6. 474 m% SL?  WINNIPEG,  WAN.  1 ^Tgg^glgJSiSSgiStjg^^^  .  ,.       : ���������I"   f������r   Sandon    and     w.iv  stations leaves Kaslo at S a m. Daily   .-(.turn  Ms'lim"'0'' S,",,IOn  !lt U'"J J' ������'��������� "-Ivl������B lit  international Navigation .fcTradlnj, Co.  Oporatlngon Kootenay I,alee and River.  "' SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at C a in. dallv except, Sniicl.'i.v; returning, leaves Nelson at ...50  I> m, calling at Hiiliour, Pilot Hay, Aliihworth  and all way points. Connects with SF*N  train to and irom Spokaneat Five ."Mile Point  S S. ALBERTA  TxAiino-JlusCAj! Division���������Steamer Alberta  leaves Kaslo lor Lardo and Armenia at 8.30  p in, Wednesdays.  Steamers call at principal landings In both  direetlons.andatotlierpolnts.wlien signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and tho  .United States.  To ascertain rates and lull Information,  address  ROBERT IRVING, Mannger, Kaslo.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from European points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for sailing dates, rates and full information to any C. P. R. agent or  J. C. CRUSE, Agent, Sandon. ���������  W. P. F. Cummings, Gen. S S. Agtent,  Winnipeg.  COMMUNICATION.  To the Editor or The Mining Review:  Dear Sir,���������-Under tbe head of Extra  Local Items, in your issue of April 7,  ,   appears an article relative to the death  of   Michael Talty,   who died   at   the  Ivanhoe rump.    Michael Talty roomed  and boarded with us  in the Hotel Balmoral from   March S  until   March 29,  and during that time, I  can say posi-'  tively that I never saw him under the  influence of liquor in  any way.    He  has also been personally known by residents of this town  for, at least, nine  months none of whom ever knew of his  /..���������'.���������being addicted  to the habit of drink-  '    ing.   Feeling under obligations to the  friends of the deceased,  to whom such  an announcement as that in your issue  ��������� referred to might be a source of ser-  .    row, I hereby submit to you this article  and ask you to give same space in your  ."���������-'������������������ next issue.  ���������, ���������Yours respectfully,  > Robert McDonald.  Sandon, April 7th, 1900: k"    .''  ��������� [We were not" acquainted   wi' h Mr.  Talty in any way1, anil; therefore, gave  our item   from  report.   Since  its ap-  ..... p'earance we heard   from other sources  .,-ythat he was a man much respected.    It  is generally conceded, however, that he  - ivas in  poor health for sometime be-  ".forehis deatb.���������ED. Review ~|-  AGGO  HEART  ,CS\ '"voj\ Have  you   been  ^S^dV^P smoking a  good  ^^^������l%M denl ute]y BI,d  :^^^,>?;BL^. fefcl anoceasional  twinge   or   pain  round your heai t.  Are you short of  broafh,   nerves  unhinged, sensation .of pins and  needles  going   through  your arms and fingers}  Bettor  tako   a  box   or  two   of   Milburn's   Heart  and Norvo Pills   and  get  cured- before things   become too serious.  Here's   what   Mr.    John  James,  of   Caledonia,  Ont.,  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  TlflE  CflRb.  Trains run on Pacific Standard'Time.  Going West.  Going East.  has to say about  them: " 1 havo  had soriotis heart trouble  for four years, caused by  Bxcessive use of tobacco. At times my  heart would beat very rapidly and then  Boomed to stop boating only to commence  again with unnatural rapidity.  "This unhealthy action of my heart  caused shortness of breath, weakness and  debility. I tried many medicines and  spent a great deal of money but could not  got any help.   ������������������ <  Last November, however, I read of a  .man, afllielod like myself, being cured by  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills. I wentf  to Roper's drug.store and bought a: box.  When. I had finished taking it I was so  much better I bought another box and this  completed the ��������� cure. My heart has not  bothered me since, and I strongly recom-  ���������nand all sufferers from heart and nerve  .rouble, caused by excessive use of tobacco, to give Milburn's Heart and Nervo  .'ills a fair,and faithful trial."     ;,;.-  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills are 50c.  i box or 3 for $1.25, at all druggists.  ?. Milburn & Co., Toronto.  Daily.  Leave 8.00 a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.55 p.m.  -  "      S..12   "       South Folk      "      3.20     ���������'  "      !)..'������)   " Spoules "      2.25     "  " 0.43 " Whltewator ���������' 2.10 "  " 0.55 " Bear Lake " 2.00 "  " 10.12 u McGuigan " ' 1.15 "  "    10.2-1   " Ha I lev's        "      1.34    "  "    10.3:!   "   Cody Junction   "       1.23    "  ArrlvclO.lO   " Sandon      Leave 1.15     "  CODYDRANCII.  Leave 11.00 a.m.      Sandon    Arrive 11.40 a.m.  "     11.15    '��������� Cody 11.25   "  GEO. F. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship Tickets,  lo and from all points, apply to S. Campiiem,,  Agent, Sandon.  SPOKANE FULLS 5 NORTHERN  NELSONS FORI SHEW.  ���������   RED U  RT.  The only All-rail route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   IRoss- .  land and  Spokane and Rossland.  leave DAILY AirnivK  6.20 a.m Nelson 5.35 p.m.  12.05 a.m Rossland 11.20 p.m.  8.30 o.ra Spokane 3.10 p.m.  The train that leaves Nelson at 6.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  trains for all  FMFIQ COAST POINTS.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at .Marcus with  Stage daily.  .    ������   C. G. Dixon, G. P. T. A.  G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  5flrfr*r$^r|r^r!fr^C$!"������ ������"sh> ������"&������ ������Sfc*������ ������*&������ *4r* r^rfoefaefaefasy/  ������^j -SJS.    Jf.     J$.    Jp.    J$.      jy.     J$.      Jf.     Jf.     Jf.      JJS.    JJ,    JJU    Jf.    Jf, jfa  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  We have opened up a new stock of  tJ'i.r%<*4.������sj'i.fVtf'i.fn<*  irfM.CtjM.ru'l.*"!  M. L. Grimmett, ll. b.  i FEVERISH FROM  WORMS.  .. Two.of my little boys were troubled  ���������with worms.. They would, wake up in  ���������'.the night and vomit,  and through  the  iday would sometimes be very feverish  ' I gave them Dr. Low's Worm Syrup  and it completely cured them.  Mrs. Wm. Mercel, Teeterville, Ont.  Barrister, .   Solicitor,  Puplic, Etc..  Sandon,    B.'C.  Notary  Sanrlon. Ore Shipments.  For the  week  ending 13 April were  as follows:  mine. tons.  Payne....... 209  Last Chance.... ...40  .Total..;. ............249  \V. S. Drewjsy ,  Sandon, B.  C.  H. T. TwiGO  New Denver, B.C.  DREWRY ���������;& TWIGG,  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bedford-McNeil Code.  A FEW INTERESTING  F/JCT5.  When people are contemplating a trip  whether on business or pleasure, they, naturally want the bestservlco obtainable so lar as  speed, comfort and safety is concerned. Em-  ployees.of the Wisconsin Central Lines are  paid to serve the public,' and our trains are  operated so as to make close connections with  diverging lines at all Junction.points.  Pullman Palace Sleeping and Chair Cars on  through trains.  Dining Carsorvice excelled. Meals served  a la Carte.  In order to obtain this first-class service,  ask the ticketagent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  and you will make direct connections at St.  Paul for Chicago, Milwaukee and nil points  east. '   ��������� .'..-''-.���������  For any turther Information call, on any  ticketagent, or correspond with  Jas. Pond, or Jas. A. Clock,  Gon. Pas*. Agent,.      General Agent.  Milwaukee, Wis. 210 Stark St.,  ���������    Portland, Or.  1?  ���������*���������'  in Opaque Colored Ingrains and Floral  Designs, with Borders and Ceilings to  match. The styles are unique, .and the,  PRICES -REASONABLE. This stock  was selected by. a well-known Coast  paper-hanger and decorator.     '..'".  SANDON, B.C.  4  4  4  4  4  4-  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  t?S ���������)*������    <J>    ���������*���������    ������A������     <J>     ���������>&��������� '  ���������j?     <<j>     ^fe.    .*.    ^a,    .A.   ^>   w|>    *&f KS  i^*Jjte%Sfo9jfotJ&* ������^J ������^FJ ������^f ������-*J tJfrg t|jt|jt.|jVM^pw|jW\  ... CHURCH NOTICES.  Methodist, Rev; A. M. Sanford, B.A.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at ,11 a.;ni.   and 7.30 p. m.  ..' Presbyterian, St"., Andrews.���������Rev. J.  A. Ferguson, B.A.. pastor;  services on  ��������� Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 D.m.  Roman Catholic seryice in : Virginia  hall tomorrow at 9 a.m. Rev. Father  Coutie, of Nelson, willofficiHte.  '. Episcopalian service in the Priesby.  terianchurch Monday evening at 7:30.  SpeciaJ Easter music; Mrs. Wood will  sing a solo.   All are .invited. .  Union Sabbath School in the Meth  odist church at 12:15 p.m , after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  NOTICE.     ,,..-.  Notice is hereby given that the Kaslo &.  Lardo-Duncan Railway Company will apply  to  the  Parliament  of Canaan  nt   its next  session lor an act to extend the times limited  for Ihe construction and completion ol its  works, nnd to authorize tho Company to convey or dispose olits railway and works.  WHEA'LLER & MARTIN,  Solicitors lor Applicants.  Kaslo, B. C��������� Ist ol December, 1S!������.  Northern-' Pacific Ry.  TIME-CARD OF TRAINS.  JTOK/INE.  Arrive  No. 1���������West Bound. 9.50 pm  No. 2��������� East Bound.; .7.10 am  Coeurd'Alene Branch. Monday, WeUnesday and Friday. .6.30 pm  Palouse a Lewtston Branch. .1.80 pm  Central Washington Branch. 1.40 pm  ���������Local Freight, west.;........7.00 pm  ���������Local Freight, east ...8.45 pm  Depart  8.53 pm  7.20 am  7.45 am  8.00 am  8.15 am  5.45 am  S.15 am  DIRECT  , ROUTE.  *2������ TO ALL FOINTS.  EAST  ���������Dally except Sunday; all others'dally.  J. W.HILL, Gen. Agent, Spokane. Wash.  . D. CHARLTON, A. G. P. A.. Portland, Ore.  First-cluss Sleepers on all trains from  Revulstoke and Kootenay Landing.  TOURIST CARS pass Medicine Hat,  Daily for St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Montreal nnd Boston. The same cars pass  Revelstoke one day earlier.  DAILY TRAIN  S.00 Leave Sandon       Arrive 16.30  Connections daily to points reached  via Naktisp and except Sunday to points  reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.  ��������� Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  For rates and full information address the nearest local agent, or  J. C. CRUSE, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt.,Nelson  E.J. Coyle, Asst. Gen. Pass. AgU, Vancouver  fcj  *5  ESTIMATES mm.    MODERATE PRICES.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  ttS?3  rr���������~* ���������"���������!"."-.���������  Li.  s A Prcpbsal_Qf To-Day  'For some time," observed Mr. Mai k-  Aam, "I havo been beset by tho idea  of proposing  to  jou."  He, w.i-s standing "with his excellently   that back  to tho mantelpiece, and  Miss Greatorex  was  covering a    si'k  1',. [Vundanahandkarehidf wilh an oppo'-i  iion pattern in  colored wools ��������� why,  "iCr. : Markham    could  hot    make. out.  There, was no onu.ol.se in':'the    room,  ���������jnd, iih was evident,    the    gentleman  .vas disposed to fcc confidential.  '.".'. Miss Greatorex smiled.  "And  why hive you not?"  i havo at    times . been half   afraid  <xKit you might accept,"    replied    I he  ���������candid young man,      "At others," he  , added,   thoughtfully  removing an  almost invisible    dust    speck    from his  sleeve,  I    have  been   much, perturbed  by the possibility ��������� oh 1 certainly the  possibility���������that you might  refuse."  "It would/ he disagreeable lo be re-  - fused,'.'   remarked  the   lady  impersonally.  "Th.it," tho gentleman jons-idercd.  "depends. If-1 was! sure I wanted  to marry you, it would un^uest ionably  bo disagreeable to bo refused."  "And you aro not ture?"  "No, very far, indeed, Ctoin being to.  At times I think I .should much enjoy tho role of Mr. Greatorex, so to  iVoak."  'But  not always?"  '.'Oh,    de-ur,,. nol���������not       nearly    always."  Miss Greatorex had a canary, which  at this junoluie began to sing with an  air of the most: uncontrollable merriment. ' Mr. Mai kbam went to a neighboring drawer and produced thence a  cloth, with which he covered the cage.  "You are not turo whether you arc  in love with me or no?" remarked the  young laxly, as the bird's indignant  silence succeeded to his previous  irrelevant  rhapsody.  Mr, 'Mai'Jchum came back- to the mantelpiece, and, having readjusted hU  backj he said in alow; voice, and looking down at the very adjacent, brown,  bent head:  ��������� "I admit 1   am   disappointed."  ahe looked ui* rather quickly.  "Bitterly.'' 1  had  no  idea   that  you  could   bo  stupid���������il>  is evidently   possible."  t; From the motion ot Misa Greatorex,  hor ht'nd ���������j as they  would say in1 the  "old , book.-:���������iuipiiod   a note   of   inter-  logMlion.  "It is stupid not to br.ivo grasped  the question, I have for quite a long  tiiiie kuawn that I was in iova with  you." .,    '  '"Ever since luncheon?"  "i'erh.-ips not quite so long as that.  ��������� But certainly ever since, almost ever  since, Iiitdy Greatorex. left tho room."  The young lady laughed.  "Was my  mother  such an instance  of / George    liliiot'a    malign    prophet  standing behind    hor    daughter    and  threatening what, sho will be.'  "1 merely meant that the presence  of a chaperon U ineoinpaiiolo with  Eentiinent." >���������  "1," observed tho young woman,  "do hot mind admitting that L am  getting contused. ' You now assert  that.lor more than twenty, minutes  you have adored me'' Mr. Markbani's  .shoulders appeared fo deprecate the  exaggeration of this rhetoric,."and a  moment ago you seemed much to  doubt your love." v  "Not nt all.     That id why    1 lately  called   you stupid.    I  am  sure  that I  am in love; but I    am very uncertain'  as to whether- I    would like to marry  the beloved object."    '  Miss Greatorex laughed.  "I    admit  it    sounds, perhaps,   imp-roper.   1 merely mean that marriage  as      the    iieoeasary     .denouement   of  being what is called in  love seems to  nui' quite a    doubtful expedient."  "When there is no question of being  in love," he continued, relaxing himself by_aa short walk to the other end  of the'room and buck, "1 think marriage not a bad arrangement. It is  then merely a form of business partnership, and now that it has ceased to  lie insoluble has no special, terrors.  ' But you unit 1 have nothing to gain  by that. I am exceedingly well off,  ������o are you. 1 do not need to marry  for position, nor do you. Wo neither  of u<. need to demand blood, like Hamlet's aunt. Tn fine, as they say , in  the 'Arabian Nights,' you have nothing to gain by me, and I have no  material need of anything you can  supply to inc. Markham is just as fine  a. place as.Greatorex' Abbey, .and not  a bit finer. When I speak of he-'  Ing in love it is purely a personal sen-  tvition. .1 should like it., to become  chronic. 1 really enjoy being in. love.  But if we  got tu.arrie.dl"..  "Y6u'"calliiof anticipate your love,  standing  that crucial  test?"  "I honestly admit that. I have my  doubts. : \Vo live in a"' sitraightfoi-^  ward ag-.>: lot. tue make a clean breast  of them. Do you, for instance, liko  to talk ftf breakfast V  "Not   always.'.', '  ���������   ���������      .,  "I. nev"i- If you were licensed by  the coriMi'it.iiy ..ni" marriage to inundate me witii matutinal conversation,  I. slixnild I'f rendered at once miserable. A feeling of decency would previa* my  showing   it :  1    should  sup  press it. That suppression would at  once" destroy alt openness between us.'  ���������'Xou take, 1 think,'' interrupted  Mits GrciiLorex, "a morbid view o-  the duty ol conjugal confidence. You  would pu.-:h it.too lar."  "My viewa aie always high. Perhaps 1 do; but that is, how it sliikis  me. E.ery mi.ining 1 should ���������o n  you .ii lhe biu.k.aaL table with th.'  un.iiokeii terror that you were  about to converse 1 think it possible that you .U.o iikj to talk in th.  train   and   in   cabs . '  Mias Gie.itoiex asserted that such  was indeed the case. Mr. Maikham  sai; down on a chair at some lit.t.e distance.  , "h.x.ictly. Arid to taik in the era:n  only in. Ices me less passionately  angry than��������� h.iv.n'g to tpeak to anybody, above all to'answer their questions,  in  a cab."  ��������� "Of ccurse,' lomarked tho young  lady, wi-hmg uo nilay I ho anxiety ol  her friend, "you will, recollect lh.it  the present discussion is purely academical: I have never detinitely  a.-.ki-ci you to be my,husband." .  "No," he admitted; very handsomely, "I remember that. 1 have  admired you for not pu hing you advantage.,! Any day within the last  wei.ll you iniglii hive .-.uggosteil it,  5and Heaven alcno knows' whether I  could h'.ive re.u.ed.. It ia very mipio-  btible. that 1 thould have been sutti-  ciently l'.ini."  "xM almost tempt me to try."  ���������  Mr. Ma.rknam raided h-s hand.  "Wan," nw cr.ed. "Do -fsl u.-> lini: h  this moot, intuicsting conversation.  What 1 won.ci wi.ih to express .s  Un.->; th.tt marr.age when one in leal-  ly in love seems to me to vulgarize  the situation, it mukes, to use the  iamil.ar e.vpieasiou, a U.-s.ikss  of a pleasure.' Ur," more : ,ia-  cur.itely, lo nixdce into a vu.gar Luai-  nel.s mailer wuut sli-juid be ji_a-ousiy  gu'irued liom any taint ol business  ..uggestiun."  "tour objections are, after all,  proper oniy to the modern ni.ir-  i iage. '  "1 was not," he, coufessod, "thinking about the Ciardou oi: Eden. Btioi-  ne.ss was in its infancy then���������so was  muxri.'ige."  "For my pai t," he continued, "1  di.il.kit anything as soon as ii becomes  a duty. J. ui.ed u> like hunting; s.nce  they made me master I look .orward  to the,autumn as a parson looks ior-1  ward, to Sunday, and yet there was a  time when he (lotii)tle,.-_js loved, going  lo church, v,hen it was only a permissible reore.ilii.ii. Sapposmg it weie  one oi' the Teh Commandments lhat  we should go to a bail eveiy Monday  and  the opeia every Wednesday!"  "And you ine.ui that you. wou.d dislike the duly of being peimanently in  love wilh me," mid iho young lady,  who perhaps iound his icunuks be-  cojning too general, "though as a  temporary seniimeutal excursion you  h;tve not. hitherto found it disagreeable ."  "What 1 .find fault wilh ii," lie  declared, witliutit very direct.y replying to her question, "that unless one  were to marry you one cou.d  not do several things one would  like. For instance, 1 would liko very  much to takci you to India.";  "When?" inquired ths young lady,  with somewhat startling deiiniteness.  "Not," he replied, "till, say, October. .India iii the middle of the  son you would not enjoy a bit.  really fear unless we do get married,  tbo. trip is impossible. All the siime,  I should love to explain the Taj (to  you, aud Shah Aiim's mosque at  Aimijedabad���������oh, and the Gol.dau Hate,  at San Francisco; it is tiresome that  I cannot take you there without  marrying you."  "You could take muinma as well,  and   Aunt  Adeliza,  perhaps."  '.'That would l.e dilferent. A superior plan for those. to Whom it commends, itself, but personally I should  not liko it' so much."  Miss Greatorex laughed. Mr. Mark-  harn left his sequestered seat 'and  took one beside, her on, the'little-sofa.  "Were you thinking," asked .the  lady, "that you" would like to take- my  hand?''      :  "1 have thought, that, before. I was  thinking of taking it. Now, if we were  married," he. continued after an interval, "this .would be my-business. It  would l>o exjiected of me.' as it itt oi a  ben 'to lay eggs, or tho Priucs of  Wales to lay corner-stones."  "And then it would cease to pleuse?"  "It would then become detestable.  And often lately I have pictured myself as riding home In the deepening  dut-k of a winter's afternoon from  hunting,, either-'with ycu by my side  or lo find you wailing for me-at home.  When T think of it f nearly tako a  hansom and come lii.ro to lay myself  at your feet."  "Why don't you??"  "For the reai-otm detailed above. I  picture being recused and the subsequent discomfort and inconvenience.  It would .'entail an entire change of  nil my plans for the rest of the , season."  "Bul. if you were not refused?"  Mr. Markliaui started.  "Oh, that certainly, struck mc us an  alternative, bul 1. did not iind it loss  alar-ming.; If I were accepted we should  probably get married; and how dull  for us both; it would' subsequently bo!  What I. should really like Would be for  you to crmi'.i and stay just in our present capacity.'at Miirkham, say, for  a year, you would walk with me, row  witbVine, fiskiwith me, hunt wilh me:  I:would:reu'd:toy6u my favorite bits of  my favorite authors, and you should"  retaliate with,, yours. I can imagine  nothing so delightful. X have already  had you to stay at Maikham; but  then fx'idy Greatorex and .Sir Marnia-  duke came, too, and my sister came  down to do hostess. We were never  alone except how and then for a quarter of an hour'. of mutual endeavoring." j  "Thank you," interjected, with some  .uperily, the lady.  "Whk'it Ithould like would be to  have you; thus for a time all to myself.  You would find me much nicer than  you imagine. I have much more -to'  me, as'.ihe1 Yankees say, than you,  ���������vvould think.  "You are not, in fact, such a'fool^as  you look."  Mi'. Mai khara took no notice whatever'of this  fr.volon.H  interruption.  "Weil," added'.the' lady, "en one condition I will. come. ...Do not look  liighiened ; I don't mean, to insist on  a 'prior engagement,' You need nol  promise mu.: But I will come for ti  whole year to Maikham i.���������.1' 1 inay  hriiig  Lci'rd Mendip  with  nie."  "Lord Mendipl ' MV. Mnrkham released what hi had been holding and  iaid it back in the, young lady's lap  with koiikm hing of���������' thj air wherewith  one puts dosvn again uijon the counter  an article' that one has' bceii lingering  in a salosrooin, when one discovers, it  is marked "Sold." He resumed his  position on (he hearth rug, but without again accommodating his back to  the mantelpiece. "It was," he le-  marked prci-enUy, "very nice ol you  to inform mo of,your engagement in  that. way. You can do things, when  you try, very gracefully. A more  awkward > woman might have told'mo  flatly  half .aii" hour ago."  "I was going to tell you just now.  But you beggtid mi) to Wait, as you  wished" to finish your, delighlful conversation. I 'concluded that '.. you  thought you were .��������� Inning. After  all, you do-'not" affect to ignore yout  reputation as a conversationalist.'  "J. am Fure," he .said, after the briefest possible pause, "you would be extremely happy! That is certainly my  wh'h���������that you may bo as happy as  you deserve. r.ord Mendip's ha| p'ness,  of rourse, guos without saying, It is  interesting to think lhit he was my  grandfather's fng at  Eton."  "lie told me it was your greatgrandfather."  was mistaken. My  died . quite' two  Mendit,  was   born,  Eton. Where there  years "  Mendip     and  my-  e sea-  ixtin.  \h! 'I:'llrnk he  (jrent-f riindfatlit-r  years  bofore Lord  and he was not at  is :iny disparity ot  "Between    ljord  .���������elf there is some disparity."  "Quite so, bul it is on tho right  tide. I tako it Lord Mendip is not  more   than  eighty ?"  "Scarcely so much," declared the  young lady, with admirable ''���������.temper.  "He" is but   seventy-four."  "And he is a peer. TI is bet tor than  anything  I   cou'd  have offered  you."  "As (n that, when your uncle dies,  you will be a duke."  "My unci.' does nol contemplate any  public, event1 so little as his own decease; And 'he is n year younger  than J.ord Mendip. He will doubtless  naarrv again."  "Yes, I thought of that: I took  that into: 'consideration,*' the young  | lady asserted, etnring full into Mr.  Ma.ikham's face with an expression he  rather failed I o understand. There  j was 'something unusual, also.about her  voice.  I'   There  wan a   slight    sound  behind  her.  "Hero," remarked the young man,  looking over her head to tho suddenly  opened door, "comes Lord Mendip himself ���������,to receive my congratulations in  person." . .    ���������    .  Miss Greatorex leaped to her feet.  "Don't, for heaven's sake, dch'tl'*  sho cried, in a smothered voice, "It  was a lie. I did ic to see if I could  shake you at all."  Lord Mendip ambled forward, with  a. keen old look iu hiri faded eyes and  a much "cocked" expression about  his half-deaf old ears.'.'"..  ���������"Congratulations', eh? Who am I to  congratulate'" I think I heard something about congratulations in person."       ���������   -   :  "Yes, Lord Mendip, I want yours."  Mr. Maikham sighed heavily. "1. have  just' proposed to Miss Greatorex and  sIk; has been giood enough to accept  me." ��������� ���������;      ,  "My! hx>w inlereatin'," cried the old  gentlemun. "I" reo'leet your father  was. my fag at Eton���������f'ni lakiu', yer  know, of the year'" Jhirl.y-nina. By  Jove, you're a lucky chap, Maikham,  nnd  I ' do"'congratulate you."  Mr. Maikhain received thee felicitations with some emotion, and sighed  again, not less heavily.  Be Refused a 25 Cent Clarar.  Some one tells a good cigar story on tha  late Dick Oglesby which rnns something  like this: It was during,the Cleveland-  Blaine campaign, and Mr. Ogiesby was  making his first visit of any length in  "New York. For the first time'Deluion-  ico's attracted his attention.  "What kind of a place ������b that?" he  asked.  "Come in and eecl" responded hlB  companion. Uncle Dick went in;,and  the friend ordered a luncheon, on which  the two dined right royally. Luncheon  finished, he asked the governor to "join  him" in a smoke. The clerk at the  cigar counter handed out some fine  Havanas., Uncle Dick wee in tlie act of  taking one when suddenly hi drew back  and said.  .."What's tbe price of these?"  "Twenty-flve cents," said the clerk.  "Holy smoke 1" exclaimed Uncle  Dick. "Put 'era back; put'em back,  quick!"  "Bnt,. governor, this is my treat,'  argued the friend.    '  "Daren't do it: daren't do it 1 Put  em back I"  "But, governor"���������  "See here, young man," returned Uncle Dick, ."I'daren't'dp it. Why, man  alive, if they ever found out in Illinois  that I smoked 25 cent cigars, whether  I paid for 'em or not, they'd turn me  out of the church, and it .'would ruin  me politically forever No. sir. Five  cent cigars "at home und 10 centers iri  Kew York are good enough for me. "���������  Chicago Chronicle  LEGEND OF THE ECHO  A QUAINT INDIAN STORY OSr HOW IT  ORIGINATED.  I<_oLW'������i<er  Ver������a������  Hot "Water.  The drinking of ice water is pro-  nonnced by scientists to amount to a  real crime, and������������������ Dr. Brubaker has do-  chirod this question one cf the utmost  interest in typhoid fever. lie says that  if all water should be boiled and Altered  there would never be a case of typhoid.  'The temperature of the stomach at  the moment the ice water enters it is  about '100 degrees; the Water is (12  degrees. The chilling of and contracting of blood vessels is therefore  great, and to the ice water is ascribed  the catarrhal condition of the stomach  so often suffered from. Dr. Brubaker  says water should not be taken with a  meal to any.great extent, but that hot  water.taken before breakfast prepares  the stomach for action, stimulating the  gastric juices and washing itwjji there-  mains of the last meal. Another glass  of hot water taken between breakfast  and luncheon will be found , beneficial  and better than all drugs for curing, indigestion, since in pausing into the  blood the food products are carried along  with it. Exercise, too, is necessary to  help oh the action of the stomach.  131 ED POLICEMAN. ,'"' ���������  On a Florida ostrich, farm ono ofl the  birdB acts as watchman. This ostrich  who has been 'dubbed Napoleon, pn L-  rols the canvp", giviiig at intervals a  cry which may be.tiaid lo< inenii.-"All's  well." If ii.uylhing alarms him, 'lie "at'j  once coiumuniiv.i.loa it to his- companions by a series of yells as lie advances  to   the attack. ��������� '      .  Napoleonl (.tnnds ne;uly JO feet high  auid weigiu. upward of -lO;, pounds. lie  i������ asavago bird, ot unusual intellt-  gar.cn. , At night he i.-:unu.'uilly f> ro l-  oum, anid often hiu keeper is obliged  to stand off. To see the keeper force  Napoleon back*to his pen in, the morn-  nig with a large fork, is one of, the  sights of the ostrich farm. The  enormouis bird screeohes with rage and  strikes out with his feet, but all of  tha while ..lowly giving- way. '  .  One night the .faiim handa were  awakened by the roars of' Napoleo-a  ttjwl .t'he.���������agonizing shrieks of ahuoian  being. Bushing to the pens, they saw  the ostrich chasimg a negro. The  negro made an effort to get over the  fe.nce, when the. "bird struck him: a  glancing blow on the thigh, which,  ripped' it open and expoHedi tha bone.  For o time it was thought the poor  phe.ar.aini--thief would bleed to death.  The fame of thia episode, has naturallyi  ciatisedi the ��������� pheoiian-ta' quarters to be  .shu'inned by other depredators.  A Mllllonittre Jooltey.  Ancient Rome had its racing aud ita  pr.pular and well paid jockeys. Betting  ran high, and the excitement of the  people over the races and their favorite  color frequently led to bloodshed. Ga-  ligula-'-he who made, a consul of hia  horse���������passed most of his time rioting  with the charioteers.  The cirens was the place for. the racing. The largest of them.. the Circus  Maximus, atont-21,000 feet long, could  accommodate 480,000 spectators; Seven  times was it necessary to race ronnd  the spina, ������ low stone wall running  down the center' of the circus. The  jockeys drove in u lym chariot���������usually four in each race���������and wore close  fitting tunics and leather caps of distinguishing colors.  That the profession was a paying'ohe i  we learn from ancient Writers, money  prizeB and wages being paid. The jockey  Crescens, at the age of 22, had amassed  a fortune, and Diodes, king of jockeys,  left to his eon more than $1,000,000.���������  San Francisco Argonaut.  A Menu SnlitcrrnR-e.  Sharp Dame���������I must frankly tell yon,  Mr. Ginx, that my consent to your  marrying my daughter has beenwrung  from nie,under protest.  Mr. Gins���������-EhY Protest?  .; Sharp Daiue���������Yes, sir. I knew that  if I did not consent she would disgrace  the family by an elopement VVben she  wants anything, we rill have to give in  to her or take the consequences, and  long experience has taught mo that I  might as well try to fan off a cyclone as  reason with her when ahe gets angry,  especially if there is a flatirqn or a rolling pin handy, and so I just give up at  onco. Has the wedding day been fixed  ou yet, Mr. Ginx.  Mr.- Giiis^���������Um���������er���������not yet, and, in  fact, niadain, I'm���������I'm u little afraid I  can't afford to marry    Goo-good  day  ���������Exchange.  Duuircroiiif FlulcSn.  Benzine and gasoline shonld never bo  allowed to stand in a bottle or in any-.  thing else where the.hot sun shines on  it. Not long ago a house was set on fire  in that manner. Never use either of  these inttammablo iluids in a room  where there is ever bo :' little fire. A  match will ignite the volatile fumes exactly as quick as a base burner in full  blast Wo make no apology for this  caution, for hardly a \veek passes that  some one, somewhere, ia not seriously  burned by careless une of one or the  other.  Judges and Juries in ICnfilish court* of  law laugh at action* tor brunch of'promise  of iniirringe brought: ni.':i.ml, women. Vor-  dicts have 'been had aga i< !- .nnch proihiKB  breaker*, biit the diui-iu-.r. ;:s u rulo, wore  a farthing, and ho did not carry oeuta.  esoh sido plvylng its own.  .Tott the Red Skinned Dakota Huntsmen Accounted For the Mocklnaf,  Answerlnff Voice Tliat Grew Fsllnt-  er nnd Pnlnter.  '",' Tho whoop of the red sklnnet. huntsmen  wasanwvered in ravines and canyons long  ago, when,' the prairies of tho west were  dotted with .buffalo "herds, and when thia  broad country had no homes but wljj-  wams,'no people but Indians. Tho answering halloo grew fainter, and finally  died away, leaving the hunters puzzled to  account for it. They asked their chiefs, '  and this is the explanation as tho genera- '  tions of timo have changed it. ���������    ,,  TurtJo Dove,' who lived years ago In  Bear's gulch, In the Black Hills of tho  Dakotas, had one little babe, a boy, whom  she called Saga Cock, and a girl of 5  named Ohotou. It was' her custom whon  sho daily, gathered seeds ln the valley to  curry Sago Cock about on her back, as Indians do,, but one day sho .grew so tired of  her burdon that sho laid Sago Cock, wh������  was fast asleep, under a sugebush and told  Ohoteu to watch him. Turtle Dbvo went  farther and farther down the gulch, and  while she was away an old witch came hobbling up.  : "Ohoteu, Is the little boy your brother?"  sho asked. She knew without asking that  It was Sage Cook, but' Ohoteu,, who had  been taught that witches were more likely  to carry off boys than girls, though frightened, niiswered quickly, "No, it is my  sister." Then the witch, although had  enough herself, scolded the trembling little maiden for her lie and changed hereeli  into so terrible a shape that OhotcuWaa  so frightened she could not intorfore when  tho wlich run off with her littlo brother,  taking him to her homo on the side of a.  distant mountain.  This old witch was so ugly that no man  would marry her. Sho had decided that  her only courso was to capture u husband,  and this was her reason for wanting Sage  Cock. When she. reached her cavo, she-  began transforming the baby Into a full  grown 'man.'' First she pulled at one limb,  then another, until each was the size of a  man's. Finally Sago Cock, of u man'l  nize and with a man's strength, stood.before her. She at last "had a husband. But  In spito of his size Sago Cock'in his heart  and brain was still a baby and apt to do  the same foolish things a baby would do.  Tho witch had to teach him to hunt and  . Unhand to cat dried buffalo meat.  It was not long after the kidnaping ot  Sage Cock before Turtle Dove had all th������  seeds she could carry, and returning to tho  spot where she had left her children sha  met Ohotou crying, nnd was told what  had happened.  In great sorrow, the motht-r started immediately on the long, hopeless aearoh for  Sage Cock. Her brother, Kaglo, becauHe  he was a great traveler, offered to aid her,  and, by flying ' very swiftly and without  rest, ho visited a gieat deal of territory.  But it was months before ho spied the  witch. He did not then know that tbo  man with her was Sage Cock. "   -  Bub when he told Turtle' Dovo of what  he hud seeu sho started at onco with1 him  for the witch's mountain, sure thut if tho  man was her boy transformed by tha  wicked magic of the witch ho would ntlH  recognize her voice. When the two dually  reached tho neighborhood where the witoh  had previously boon seen Turtle Dovo  climbed into a tree and cried aloud moat  mournfully, whilo Eaglp, from . another  tree, keenly watched the effect 'on Sago  Cock, who Immediately recognized the  voice and cried repeatedly to the witch, "I  hoar my motheri I hear my motherl" But  the witch only laughed and told him to  hide in the stomach of a mountain sheep  which was lying near, a trophy of .tho boy  man's skill With tho bow and arrow  Obedient, Sage- Cock crawled into tlio  aheep and tho old witch followed him.  Turtle and Eagle were puzz-led at ������h������  sudden disappearance of the two, but had  no thought of' investigating the interior,  workings of tho'' dead 'mountain' sheep.  They wandered aimlessly about for several  days, when Ehglo decided that the missiug  pair, and particularly Sago Cock, who wa������  half a baby, would noon ho go hungry they  would havo to come out of their hiding ftn  food. He killed a rabbit and hung it a������  tho top.of a innall pine tree, peeled tho tree  pf its bark and limba that it might bo  next to impossible to climb it, and then  from the branch of a groat tajiiaruck lie  watched dcvelopmentB.  It was but a few boura bofore the witch  appeared, at Eagle had expected. Alid  when alio saw tho rabbit, which wan tho  nearest food at hand, she began nwkwm d-  ly climbing the tree. So slow was sho that  Euglo, who had soun hor emerge from tha  sheep, had time to pull Sage Cock out of  the sheep's paunch and carry him off,  whilo-the witch'was grunting and Imaging tlio tree, her oyer, fixed on tho rabbit  above. Euglo carried his prize to tho sums  spot under the uagebush from which Sag*  Cook wus stolen, and so noon as Sn.je Cock,  now a man, touched tho earth he wan io-  Btantly transformed Into tho same buby Ii*  had been w-hou he had disaiipcured. A*  Eagle's tracks were washed out by rainstorms, when the witch discovered hor low  sho wag unitblo to trace him. But sho jhiw  some foatliers which nho knew were Eagle's, and at once divined wliat had imp  pun'ed.  Sho decided to go to her grandfather, a  rattlesnake, for protection and for hia aid  in uvonging hersolf. Tho venerablo reptile, Rattlesnake, with whom sho wao b)  no lneans .pO|iular, was drowsing In ������  glare of iunshlne on a big, fiat rook, mid,  vesed that sho had awakened him, he told  her roughly, "Go away; I don't want to  we you." But as sho stood thereplendiug,  Eagls appeared. She wan badly frightened, biitas she did not lose her wit8 when  Rattlssnake cried, "Hldo, hidel" sh������  jumped right into the old fellow's mouth  and ������1 id down to' hia middle, wiilobgavij  old Rattlesnake such a pain thathe begged,  tho witch to crawl out, and when sho ro- .  fused, in his paroxyBiu* of anguish he  sli;i|i'(l out of hlu skin, leaving the witoh ',  w     :!:i it. '  .ii'ii lfingle called out, " Wlieixjare you.  i, .. iteh?" in u thraatoning tone, who iV������-  s������ . .'���������������������������rt hint derisively from her pafliiliiit  i)i>iM'>Ki'������.  uuickliuar   what   its   bar1. eaicL  *"^>ykw!Ji"i,iI  t^^fk^i.#Mais������ f$  II  k'  ft ������������������.'  ���������%_v  #���������'  BEST ARMY ON EARTH.  Britain** Soldiers in South Africa the .Host  Mnsniai-cnt Ever Seen.  We have learnt one lesson in this  War, it is that no nation on ear;th can  irive us out of any position we have  entrenched; remarks a war correspondent ott the London Daily News. The  Russians even delude themselves with  the flattering thought that they can  attempt an invasion of India. With  the modern ri lo and artillery ��������� the  irtillery we shall have after this war  ���������I have every confidence that tho  passes info India could beheld by comparatively small numbers. No one  over saw such magnificent soldiers as  ours are here. No consoript army  oould hope to equal them. Ten thousand of these men, under tho conditions  of the latest warfare, would bo more  th'in enough to hold any Russian army  that internal difficulties would allow  for the invasion of Afghanistan.-Modern weapons have made India safe.  We never need again be scared either  by the bogey of invasion or. the possibility of its success.  QUEER  AUCTIONS'.  I'rlzcM Arc  Hold   ln   Sonlh   Africa   Where  OITrrrrf |o the Itlililrrs  The South African auction, which is p'u'b'ij  Ln vague at "the Cape, is a far1 more  exciting affair than its English inii  tation. Supposing a houso is to be  sold. Th������ auctioneer rattles 50 sovereigns and crios out, "Fifty golden  sovereigns far the man who first bids  iCS.OOO." Nobody bids it. After a  iptruJie ho cries, "Fifty, golden sovereigns for the first man who bids  ������4,000. And so on, unlil he gets a  bid. It by no means follows that tho  ipiroperly is sold to the bidder. For  Ohe. auctioneer is again' at it. Sup-  poaa ������4,4<K) is the first bid.     Then the  CEYLON-OREEN TEA  will  displace all Japan  Tea the same as  Salada black is displacing all other  black teas.  . Mr. D. G. Collins, of Newgate street,  London, has received from the. War  Office am order for twenty-four com-  .pleto Ckwn_tn.uini.on services for the  army   in  South   Africa.  A Coldstream Guard writes from  Modder River:���������"England (Should be  proud of us. They ought to thuik! tho  world of every soul who. faces death  for  Queen  and  country."  Excellent for Public Speakers.  Rev. M. McKay, of Goderich, Ont.,  writes: "Some time ago you sent me  a bol I le of your Catarrhozone. ' We  have given it a fair trial and are glad  to say that, the medicine is all it is  claimed to be. It appears lo work  well in case of Catarrh, and is an excellent remedy for a throat irritation  arising from, public speaking,." For  " "c    Speakers,  Ministers,  PETl DOG GUARDED HIM.  At the battle of Graspan Major J.  H. Plum.be, of the British Royal  Marine Light Infantry, was among  the many killed while storming the  main kopje. Ho had a pet dog, a  terrier, whioh ran up the hill with  him under tho fiercest fire imaginablo.  When he fell, the dog sat down and  guarded his body until the ambulance  removed it, six hours later.  EVERY  DAY adds t0 tne 'arSe list of drinkers of  CEYLON TEA.  Word' may not convince yOu, but a. trial certainly wit].  LEAD PACKACX9.    25, 30, HO, SD and C.o.  ���������A gratifying feature of the war w  the 'invariable courtesy which the  British officer*! en route for the front  display at every station alpng tho  line towards tho Dutchmen they meet.  " Pharaoh WoS'^UZSSSmV-  En- the attack on Stormbergv 6aysa  corres-poiKlent, British troops walked  i.n daylight in a column four deep  right under the enemy's nose. No  sccuis or skirmishers were out.   .  NCURALQIA, SCIATICA, MUSCULAR,  INFLAMMATORY, GOUT, LUMBAOO,  RHEUMATIC    PARALYSIS,     ASTHMA  Our Method Is sure and his cured thousands���������tome pronounced  Incurable.   Write at once.   Booklet and Proof on request.   Addrtt$  The������SWISS-APnERlCI������ CO., Windsor, Ont., Canada  RAYMORE  Catarrh Cannot De Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS as they oannot  reach tho Beat of thedUense. Oat in hia a blood  or conniltutlonal dlseaso, and in order to cuie  lr you murt take internal romedioa.     HuH'o  Catarrh Cure 1* taken internally, and acts dt-  reotly on Lhe blood and mucous mirfaceu. Hall's  Catarrh Cure In not a quack mcdlolne,   It vrna  prescribed by ono of tho best pliyaibi.ins in this  country for yeaie, and Ira regular prescription.  ���������. Ill ln composed of the best tonlcn known com-  otngers,   bined with the best blood purifiers. Being-di-  ''e ! persons troubled with irritable throat,   rectly on the mucous ������urfnoeK.   The psrfeco  i- : Catarrh or Asthma, Cal arrh-o-zone is   combination of tho two Ingredients ii what  ot inestimable value.      It is aguaran-   R'oluce,. rat*   wonde^.l  result,  .���������   curing  feed    cure.      Sold    by  all'druggists.  The trial outfit sent for 10c in] stamps  by N. C. Poison & Co., Kingston, Ont.,  Proprietors.  auctioneer shouts, "Thero are 25 'golden sovereigns for the first man who  has the courage to bid JC4.G0D." Possibly there is no bidder. Then ������25 is  Differed for a bid of ������-l,">5(>. If there  is no bid eventually above the ������4.,40O,  ihe man .who made that of for is saddled, with the property. Otherwise  he ptoclcots the bonus and has nothing  "more to do  with lho estate.  A  MAN KILLER  fierce  and  Favenous, is Diabetes,  Which Defies all Medicines  tixcept   Dndrf'it   Kidney    I'll It,    the   Only  Hemoly on Earth That Removes (he  C'lioso uf (he IHtciine��������� Doilil's Kidney rills Never I'nll.  -, Quebec, P.O. March -26.���������There are  certain diseases that sap tho brain  Und dry up tho springs of life, besides,  undermining thc strength.  Diabetes is such' a disease.  Its symptoms are great thirst, failing sighl, dry mouth, coated tongue,  paleness, numbness in tho thighs,  pains or aches in tho loins, or small of  the back, increase of urine, sugar in  the urine.  Any one, or two, seldom moro, of  these appear in the same case.  Diabetes is caused by poison in the  blood.  Poison gets into the blood through  defective action of the kidneys, which  should   filter  it   out.  Heal and strengthea the kidney and  they will cleanse the blood. -Then  Diabetes  will  vanish'. , .  Dodd's Kidney Pills aro ihe only  medicine on earth that can oure Diabetes. They are the only medicine  that can  cure  the  kidneys.  Hero is proof: Mr. Sam Desrochera,  of 107 St. John St., Quebec, says:  "I have suifered with Diabetes for  five years.  "My feet were always cold. I had  pains in my lions, and a. terrible  thirst.  "I tried a dozen remedies    before I  heard of Dodd's Kidney Pills.    They all  . failed  to  relieve  me.  "Five boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills  ' cured mo completely.      To-day I   am  well and strong."  , Reader!  Have  you any of  t he  symptoms above?  If you have, you have Diabetes, and  nothing on earth but Dodd's Kidney  Pills  can-cure  you.  The Bond newspaper at Britstown  having begun to preachi open treason  to the surrounding district, three  companies of the Warwickshire regiment  have visited  tho  town.  Catarrh.   Send for testlmonlr.li, free.  F. J. CHKNEY & CO., Props., Toledo. O.  Sold by druggists, price 73c.  Hall's Family Pills are the beat.  The Majestic left Ca'pe Town for,  England iwi.th.170 wounded, including  Generaf Fealherstonhangh, Major  Dalrymple Hamilton, and Mr. Knight;  of   the  London  Morning     Post.  WPC 101?  CALVERT'S  TRAVEL      BETWliJGN-      CANADIAN  POINTS AND NliW YORK.  Th<j Lehigh Valley Railroad affords  thj moot convenient train, service,  and is a particularly desirable route  for residents of the Province of Ontario to use in going to New tYoi'k.  This Co. runs through train service in  connection  with    the    Grand    Trunk   nartn|.o oold cure loo. cures in > jiffy,  r. Mo-  ailway    from    points       in     Canada,  Carbolic Disinfectants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth powdora, ate,, hero been  awarded 100 medals nnd diplomas for superior  excellence. Tbolr regular use prerent infectious diseases. Ask your dealer to obtain a  supply.    Lists mtilled free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER     -   ���������     ENGLAND,  OormacK i Co., Agents, Montreal.  and provides for the public a  service which meets all the  requirements of the most exacting.  Its solid vestibule through trains between Philadelphia, New York a'nd  Chicago, made up of luxurious new  Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars, commodious and comfortable .coaches, its  a la carte dining oar service, and the  use of stearja heat and Pintsch' Gas,,  are features which are highly appreciated by tho traveler, and are guarantees of physical comfort. The  route, through the most picturesque  portion of the eastern part of America, affords an ever-changing panorama of scenic splendor, delightful to  the eye.  The road-bed, of the Lehigh Valley  is ballasted wilh rock, a decided im-  ixrovement over tho old style cinder  or other ballasting, and ono which  Summer passengers, when windows  are open, appreciate, as the rock ballast does away altogether- with the  too common nuisance of dust.  The Slraifs Times has collected  about ������2,500 for tho Manision, House  Fund. Of this al. least ������700 has been  contributed  ty Malay princes.  O'KEEFE'S WS, IV8 ALT  Invigorates and Strengthens.  LVaVOTO WOOD, Toronto, GENERAL AOHNT.  AfLer one skirmish near Estcourt  the Boers could be seen 'through field  glasses playing at leap-frog and .having wrestling  bouts.  THE DES MOINES INCUBATOR���������Best and oheapoat  O. Kolland, solo agent for the Dominion.  Send Sot.  (tamp for oatalogua.   873 St. Paul Street, Montreal  on the beach. Atlantic City, New Jersoy.  Tho World Famed All the Yoar Health, and Pleasure Resort.  re  ��������� During; the past four months has boon extensively ei.Inr.yod and Im.  proved. Over SO Private Bathe, Now DIninrr Room anelosod in glass, directly  ���������facing- tho ocoan, and unsurpassed on the Atlantic Coast for doooratlon  > and elegance.   Exchange and Sun Parlorsdoublcd In slzo. Capacity HOO.  b D. 8. WHITE, JR , Owner and Prop'r.  f-������^'^'lV%^'^^-,Sl^k/*a^^^*-**-���������*&-'<fc-'*->*k'**1-"a-"^-'* -*������_/������.ta^a. ���������Jk.-O^fc.i. ���������e4/%/ej������/**V  THE HIGHEST  COMMON SENS! KILL8 Roaol.es, Bed |  Buss, Rata and Mloe.   Bold by all  Drug-gists, or 881 Queen W. Toronto.  HACKNEY STALLIONS FOR SALE���������* bay two-  year-olds; coaching- typo; high action; sine,  fashionable breeding; Prices reasonable. M. ii. Cochrane. Hilhurst Station, Que.  HARK IS   LEa1>?COPPE.^Tra3'S.  Wholesale only.   Long Distance Telephonol7S9.  WILLIAM  ST.,  T0H0NT0.  POULTRY, BUTTER, EGC8, APPLES,  end othor PRODUCE, to ensure best results oonslgn to  The  Dawson Commission  Oo.,  Limited,  0or. West-Market & Oalborne St., Toronto,  Mlllsj, Millo A Halen  BarrUt6rfl,etc.,roiiadrea  to WoslerBldgs., Rich,  mond at. w., Toronto.  Used by mivy���������approved bv all.   They do not .ate, do |  not pool oft from burning sun or freezing outd.  One gallon covers 300 square feet, two coats.  All flrst-olasa dealers have them.  A. RAMSAY & SON,  MONTREAL.  \ Paint {"Inkers.  /       Est'd 184:1.  ������ v.-������i/%^^'%^B>-'^l^^'^^^/^'NsV^������-'^sV^jV-������������/*.Tft. -ea^sj ���������^."a/^'-T*. -<���������������_"*.-*������ i^^Q/Q^/Q,  instruments. Drums, Uniforms, Etc.  Every Town can have a Band  Lowest pricos ever  tratlonr mailed free.  TO CURB A COLD IM O.VB DAT  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine, Tablets. All  dragglatB refund the money it lb (alia to onre.  Sic.     K. W. Grove's signature Is on each bos  President1* Steyn has given orders  that none of the Army Medical Staff  or of the, Red Cross bearers are to be  taken prisoners.  WOrHAiN AND POLITICS. '  A well-known ruagaziue writer has  recently stated that in matters: pertaining to the ndvai'cament of women  the Anglo-Saxon race seems to have  made greater progress than any other nationalities. In Germany women  are not permitted to fcirm political associations, while in Russia neither  men nor women can band together  in any. organization of a political nature without special consent of. the I  imperial government. In,Holland such  an act is. unconstitutional, but in  France, long before French women displayed any de-sire to siudy medicine  or obtain, a university education, I he  doors ot scholastic institutions were  thrown.open to them. And even English aud German women availed them-  seilves of the privileges of becoming  graduates of  the University of Paris.  BEES  ARE  STRONG.  Observations made to test this question showed that bees dun carry with  ease twice their weight in honey-  Several bees wore caught as they returned to their hives laden with honey,  and, after enclosing them in a little  box, they -were carefully weighed-'  When flu- bees unloaded their honey  they were again-caught, placed in the  sarnie box and weighed a second time.  This experiment showed that the beea  when laden 'wel'g'li'ed three limes as  much, as w'hen empty. It was therefore proved that a bee can carry twice  Its own weijernt in |honey, and can fly  rery long distance.) with that weight-  POR OVER FIFTY YEAR*  MRS. V7INSIX)WB SOOTHING SYRUP has been  .-���������sod by mother? for their ohildroa teething. It soothes  the child,: so.tens the (cams, allays pain, cures wind  eolio, and ia the best remedy for diarrhoea 25o. a bottle. Sold by all druggists; throughout the world. Bf  sure and ask for " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.  uoted.    Fine catalogue 600 illua*  Write us for anything in  Muelo or Musical Instruments.  Whaley Boyce & Co., T������ro*^,'ng;pt.g,-fii0,  Catholic Prayer '^XX?.;  Rollglous Pictures, Statuary, and Church Ornament*.  Eduoational Works. Mall orders receive prompt attention. D. A J. 8ADLIER & 00., Montreal.  For the very beet seed your work to th*  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEINB CO.*  *"������k for agent in your town, or send dlracl.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec  Snulnoers'  .SUPPLIES,'  Asbestoa Qoode,  Pipe Oovarlng-,  Lubrloatlntr 0 Is,  Qrsaees, etc  WM. SUTTON ���������  00MPOUHD 00,  Limited,  TORONTO.  A subscription list lias been opened ac the British Consulate. Copenhagen, for the Princess of Wales-  Hospital   Fund. ���������  U0HTMAL HDTKL OIRE0TOR1.  stilohlgan Land for Sale.  080 A0RBS Q00D FARMING LAHD8-ARENAO  "J- Iocco, Ogemaw and Crawford Counties. Title par.  (tot On Uiohlgan Central, Detroit * ilaolitnao and  Loon Lake Railroads, at nriees ranging froia 92 to ft]  Dor acre. Theso Lands are Close to Enterprising New  "Towns, Churches, Schools, ete., and will be sold on osi  reasonable terms.   Apply to  IL M. PIERCE, Agent, West Bay City, Mlok.  Or J.W. CURTIS. Whlttemore. Mloh.  The "Happy Thought" Range  Mftde by  THE WILLIAM BUCK STOVE CO., Limited,  BRANTFORD,    ONT.,  i> the beat in tho world.   For sale by leading dealer*  0 re ry where.  Ererjrono ixi-ediutouic ineiiiciuc Lo cle.Mice Lhe bleed,  orncu Lhe nerTeo, and revitnlir.c,  reinvisoraro the whole  boily," "ni 1 hi* spring.   TJie vei y best they can get i*  Dr. Arnold's English Toxin Pills.  They kill the gernis of all dtsoaiea, purify aod enrich  the blood, cure boiU, uruptioni, skin discuses, femalo  woakneB.1,, nnd nil other germ diseases.  Sold by all duisght.s ; 'urge box 75c, small box 25c, or  Vtnt postpaid, on itccipt of price by  The Arnold Chemical Co., Limited,  Canada Life Bid's Toronto.  _____  Shoo   Dossing  AVE  OFTEN  HINE  HOE  $M,tlM*DEl.Mtt1gS^  ALL COLORS  ALL  etirapnt and East Oovtrlngr In the World.  PIPE AND  BOILER  Steam and Hot and Oold Water Plpss, Cold Stcrag*  Pipea. Kltchsn lloilen, ������to.  For particulars apply to  MICA BOILER COVERING CO., Limited,  Torocto, Mootreibli  ������od Loudon, fine  CANADA PERMANENT  Loan and Savings Company.  IlfOOJlPOKATED 1855.  The Oldest and Largest Canadian Mort<  eragre Corporation,  Paid-up Capital,    ��������� $2,600,000  Reserve Fund    -    -    -       1,200,000  Head OlTloe���������Toronto St., Toronto.  Bnuioh SfNoea���������Winnipeg, Man., Vanoouvsr, B.0  DEPOSITS KEOEIVED.   IntcrM������ allowed.  DKBBNTTJRKS ISSUED for I. 2, S, ������ or 5 yaaro,  trllh mterest coupons attached.  UON1EY LENT 00 sscurtty of real sstat. nortffaiaa  fikrarnmont and Alunloipal Bonds, etc  >'OH  LEATHERS,  For further particulars apply to  J. HERBERT MASON,  ' Maanfflng; Director. ToreaSe.  For sale by all fir.t-oliss  SHOE DEALERS.  L. H. Packard & Co.  MONTREAL.  IAB. B. S.HRBTT, Manaffcri  iOHU 4. UAIH, lugit and Tt-MJ  Rfl n c I U J������ and Sheet Metal Works.  V w r * IV M     KOOFINO. SLATE. In Black,  tt.d cr Green.    SLATE BLAOKBOARD8 (Wo suppl]  Publio and High Schools.Toronto). RooIIbi Felt, Pitch,  Ooal Tar, eto.   ROOFING TILB (Seo New City.Build,  day un    Oofc   : Ina,I, Ter������nt0. done by our firm).   Aletal Collings, Qor.  O.T.K.Station, Montreal. Geo. Carslaks * Co.. JS'rop'ir ! ������'������f������.������'"- 5������"m'f'" furnished for work complete orfej  ��������� : ��������� ��������� ! JUH. ; saatarlalflshipped to any part of tho country. Phonol9w  AVENUE    (SOUSE |(������OUl-Oollese   A.enue.     D. BUTHIH& 30MS, Adelaideawldmer8t8.,Teronto  Tho " Balmoral," Frea Bus ^gbgg*  Hotel Carslakej-Ss^-,*���������^ Boonu  per day.  ST. JARSE8' H0TEL.-^r^{o1ka.���������,^r?rxlI>o���������.poF���������:  Ballwar.   nrst-olasi Oommsrolal Hease.    Modem Ina-  gEormmrats   B a tea Moderate.  AVliat. iijxsets our men, and especially the- wounded, are tha unearthly screams the Boers gave vent to when  wounded..  AGENTS WANTED.  We want good, rkliabi..:, knkkob:tic men ' lb  "unrepresented districts" throughout the Dominion to  Bell our stock for inreittnont, This stock guarantee,  good dividends payable half yearly, or.adding to investment; also to secure applications for good loans. We  pay liberal commissions.   Apply,  Sun Savings and Loan Company,  Toronto.  44 #wJ-Jo fryw'  Esplanade,       Toronto  8pp. SfcartJourneCt.,   * ^Ji V1IW|  High Cla88  Water  Tube   Steam  Boilers, for All Pressures,  Duties and Fuel.  BBND    POR    DESCRIPTIVE   CATALOOUB.  . r  Toronto xtlsctrlo Light Co., Limited.  The T. Baton Co.. Limited.  The Uessey-Harris Co., Limited.  The Outta Porch. Rubber e. Mfg. Oo.  The Wilson Publishing Co., Limited.  Ijillaf Tei'OB.W. vaere ^ctlere may be seen working.  GRATBFUL���������COMFORTING.  To the Odorless Crem.tory Closet Ce.,  Hatnitton, Ont  Dicar .Sllf���������About a year ago I bought from you on  of your Odorless Urematury Clos.txaud have since usrfd  it constantly   in  my iirivste resldrn-u with   si'l.mdla  ���������atisfactioii.    Imn  io well pteased wl h it. Chat you oaa '  ship me anothor at once for my hotel.    Vours very truly.  J. H. March, Markdalc. Ont.  The   fallowing   are   the   names   of   a  few prominent citizens who are usiuo;  this  closet,  and   from  whom  we   havs  very   flattering   testimonials:  Dr.   D.  L.  Thompson,  Toronto,  Ont. ,  Dr.   McGlaughlan,   Bowmanville.   Ont.  Dr. M. L. Pix<>n, Frankville. 'Ont.  Dr.  C.  F.  Ferguson,  Keinptville.  Ont.  Dr. TJlrie Gabonrg,  Plantnganet, Ont.  JuciRci  A. C. Ch.idw'ir.k.  Guelph, Ont.  C.  J.  Mickle,   B.A..  Cliesley,' Onl:.  Rev. John Downie, Watford, Onl.  L.  Dampier,  Mgr.  Bank of Commerce,  .��������� Stnithroy,  Ont.  Peter Rope,  int.rch.ant,  Perth. Ont.  Jas  Moffatt,   merchant,   Amherst,  N.9  For catalogue and price ll.sl. write to  The OdorlessOramatory Closot Co.,  riumllton, Ont  .������-*:?������������������  a" /   11 i-v   i'f  E  'ji-i'-i.aj*.  -1"        la^lrf-Jl *   fci"  B1 J.'     fl    .  -^  1 -uf.,.^. j-  '.# ., t������-i .  -������ - - ��������� .'All'".������������������������. i* 1  . v. .,.���������    ������������������ . t.7:  I'-s    ���������".     -  ",1   il  .1 '- THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL i4> rooo.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  This   was the week of uwiving erections.  A fine lot of new wall pnjier nt Oil He's  Book Hture, Sandon.  Thc E. Ii. Atherton Co. aro putting it |  new plitio glass front in their store.  'A number,'of our sports went down  to Slocnn L-ike yesterd iy nnd now the  fisher's yarn is in order.  Jns.'Viillnnco has out the plan for it  neat new residence, which he is likely  to liavo huilt this siiminer.  The Silver-Load Mines Association  held a meeting Tuesday evening. The  meeting was largely representative.  Mr. Sharpe hits bought Mr. DonnId-  son's residence,'- in the vicinity of the  slide. Mr..Donaldson is moving over  his drug store.  J. Balmaiu is getting out plans for a  residence and office for P. J. Hiekey.  They will be built near thc site of tho  proposed concentrator.  This summer should be the prospector's delight, as it is more than a  moon in advance of past seasons,and it  looks as if dry weather would be the  rule.  We cannot give mention of the  Louise Breheny concert this week, but  feel safe in saying the large audience  which greeted them enjoyed a rich  musical treat.  Sciatica���������That most intensely painful of diseases, that defies doctors'  treatment, can be promptly relieved  and ' thoroughly cured by Milburn's  Rheumatic Pills.  The Ruth is having a 'phone put in.  The best assortment of fishing tackle  in the whole country around at the  Slocan News store.  The" hose and reel team will soon  commence for the sporls at Kaslo oh  the Queen's birthday.  You can sec the people of Sandon in  every direction now putting in, their  gardens on fall ploughing  The looses of the < Balmoral dining  room have quit their job. Tho dining  room will likely be opened again soon  under'a new management.  H.igyard's yellow Oil relieves pain  reduces swelling, takes out infliimii.a-  tion cures rheuniatism,croupandkidney  complaint. Can be used externally or  taken internally.   Price 25c.  Remember tho Easter Festival this  evening in thc Goodenough block store.  The ladies will be glad to see every  man and his wife and every young man  and a dozen of his best girls present  WM.HflfVilLTOfl MANUFACTURING CO.  LIMITED.  Established in 1892.  Jobbers and Ketailers in  FETERBOROUQH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  OO'  It Wili. "Do You Good.���������A blood purifier and tissue builder is Karl's Clover  Root Tea. Sold for half a century on  our guarantee. Money refunded if results are not sat'sfactory. Price 25c.  and 50c. Sold at McQueen's Drug  Store.  Dealers In Meats  Eggs! Eggs! Cooked eggs-actly as  you want thorn at the EasterFestiv.il  this evening in the Goodenough store  given by the Ladies' Home Mission Society of. the Methodist church.  Mrs. Chas. P. Temnir, Hope Town,  P.Q., writes : VI. used to be troubled  with seveie headaches and constipation, but Laxa-Liver Pills have cured  .me'and I heartily recommend them to  my friends.  Jas. Williamson will move into the  vacant store west of the Filbert saloon,  where he will have a more commodious and well appointed cigar store.  His present store Will be used by the  Filbert people as a reading room.  The Methodist church is being re-  papered, which with its other late improvements make a very attractive  looking building; ��������� The wherewithal  for the paper"is the gift of a friend of  'tlie cause, who, we believe, wishes to  remain incog.  M. L. Grimmett has been unfortunate with his dogs since he became a  housekeeper. Some months ago he  paid the city tax on a pup, and it died  in a few days after. Recently he paid  the tax on a fine big dog, which was  stolen a few days after.  See dodgerSiftnnouncing dance given  by the band boys, Easter Monday evening, in Virginia hall. The best of  music will animate the dancers during  the evening- and choice refreshments  will not be" found'wasting. Tickets,  including supper, $1.50.     . .  Look at Your Face���������And see if it is  ;, reflecting health or.disease. Karl's  Clover Root Tea beautifies the face and |  , complexion, and assures perfect health.  All druggists, 25c. and 50c. Money refunded if results are not satisfactory.  Sold at McQueen's Drng Store.  The Sandon Amateur Dramatic company are now perfect in that beautiful  society play entitled "A Bitter Atonement," which will be given in the near  future at Spencer's Opera House. "A  . Bitter Atonement" is protected by an  international copyright and is classed  aa one of ��������� the best.in the English language.'.  Are You Married���������To the old-time  belief that consumption is incurable?  If so, you are wedded to a mistaken  notion. .Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure has overcome many a serious  . case, and it never. fails when taken in  the early stages. One bottle will prove  more to you than a whole column of  argument. Try it. Every bottle guaranteed. 25 cts, 5o cts. and $1.00. Sold  by McQueen the Druggist.  Miss Mulcott,   the  well-known   Au-  . straiian W. C. T. U; lecturer, will give  the   following lectures,   with stereop-1  ticon illustrations,   in   Spencer's  hall  next week : Tuesday evening���������"Sunny  Australia���������Its natives, their wigwams  and customs ;   Wednesday  eve.���������"The  way of the Cross"; Thursday eve.���������"For  Mother's Sake."   Special laptern entertainment  for children Thursday  at 4  p.m. :Collection at each-entertainment  in aid of work.  We have for a second time been offered a large advertisement by   W. A.  Murray & Co.,   drygoods merchants of  Toronto,   but declined it.    When  our  own local drygoods men are doing what  they ean to patronise us we do not de-  eire, for.a few dollars,   to advance any  scheme to injure their business.   We  ��������� notice', however,, that,   several of  our  Kootenay exchanges are.carrying that  advertisement, tothe prejudice of their  own business people.  Five Things.���������The five diseases for  which, Shiloh's Consumption Cure is  especially recommended are coughs,  colds, whooping cough, croup and consumption. No medicine ever made by  man is equal to it in any respect. Sold  under a positive guarantee. Mone}'  back if it fails. 25c, 50c. and $1.00 a  bottle. Sold by McQueen's the Drug- |  gist.  Thos. Jalland, of Jalland Bros., has  bought a half interest in Bell's lurge  produce business in the Okanagan, an  lelt Tuesday to take up his share of  management. 'Logan McPhee litis  bought out his interest in the business  in this city.  Dr. Browse came up from New Denver on.Thursday and held a consultation with Dr. Power on the case of  Archie McDonald. Our readers will  remember that he suffered a bad compound fracture Of the.leg. by falling  down the mountain side hrt't fall. He  had been in the hospital for a length  of time.' The doctors have concluded  that his case is a bad one, and amputa  tion may yet be considered necessary.  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo. Pilot Bay and Three Forks  Sandon. Slocan City. ���������  ���������^X Wood's Phosploaina,  Sold and recohi:. "titled by all  ������) druggists in Canacin. Only reli-  21 able inedicin= discovered-. Six  _ ��������������� ,w ^JS^packages guaranteed to cire all  forms of Sexual. Weakness, alleffocls oi abuse  or excess. Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed o:; receipt  of price, onopaokage$l, six, S5 One vn.l please,  tixwillcurc. Pamphlets free to onv "-.'dress.  TUo Wood Company, w>     or, Ont.  Sold in Sandon by F.J. Donaldson,  and the McQueen Co., Druggets.  THE HOTEL  N/IKUSP  Nakusp.  Renovated in.all appointments.  A good table always.  Choicest liquors and cigars in the .bar.  'T' Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  B.ir and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, Etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies ofallkinds.  Agents Truax Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Oflice-  Stores at  -Nelson B. C.  Mrs. Snowman, Proprietress.    I Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon.B.C  FOR RENT.  FOR OVER Fll'Tl  YJSA1.S.  Mrs.AVlnslow'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, suflerin=  and crying with pain of cutting teeth.   Send  at once and get a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's'  Soothing  Syrup"  for   children teething.   It  will relieve tlie poor littlo suilercr lmmedlat-  ly.   Depend upon It,  rnotheivt,  there is  no  mistake about it.   It cures diarrticoa, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures. Wind- Colic,  soltens the gums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives  tone and energy to   the system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste am. is the  prescription   of   ono of the  oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in tlio United  States.-      Price  twenty-live  cents a   bottle.  Sold  by   all druggists throughout the world.  Be suro and ask lor "Mrs. WinBlow'sSootltlng  Syrup."  ' HOTIiI- RECO.���������65 rooms, well furnished, steam heated  electric linlits, Iiotaiid cold water.    .  . .'  HOTEL GOOni.N'OUGII.���������25 rooms.'lies, furnished hotel  in the tvootcnay.s, steam heated, electric lights, will remodel to  suit tenant. <  GOODIiN'OUGII STORI_.���������34 .\- 70, with cellar same size  steam heated, electric lights.,  SANDON STEAM LAUNDRY.���������lit first-class rmuiinij  order. Has Peltou wheel for power, and can. be run at.moder.  ate expense.    Rent cheap;      '      '   '  . 'STORES AND OFFICES.���������In tlie Hank liuildiiiH, water,  steam heat and electric lights. ;      ;.   . .-  O.N'U-STOk'E.���������in the Virginia Mock, laijre plate glass  front, including water autl steam.heat.  OFFICES.���������Iii Virginia .Mock; $15 per month, including  water, steam heat and electric lights.    .  ON"ESTAI!LE.iFor is horses; s story.   Cheap.  TUG QUEEN' LODGING HOUSE.-3 small stores, and  living rooms on second story.   Cheap.  SEVEN FIRST-CLASS LIVING ROOMS.���������Second  story, opposite Cliftoii house, electriclights.  TWO STORY 11011.DING.���������Next door to above. = small  stores and liviiigj-ooms on second door.  FIRST.CLASS 1'LUMUING SIIOI'.���������Including ?=,;oc  stock of tools and lilting?, anil good-will of the Waterworks Co.  anil business. '���������  FIRE-PROOF CELLAR.���������Opposite Kootenay hotel.  FIRST-CLASS TWO STORY. BARN.���������30 x 80.  ONE COTTAGE.���������4 rooms, next door west of comiquo,  $10 per month.  Several other cottages and buildings furnished and mi.  urnished, to.rent, pr sell, or will build to suit tenants.  . Apply to J. M. HARRIS, Virginia block Sandon, B.C.  W. J. ARMSTRONG & CO.  Has opened up a Merchant Tailoring Establishment,  opposite the Sandon hotel. Having a thorough knowledge of tailoring iu all its branches, we will guarantee  everybody a perfect fit and good workmanship.  Ladies tailoring a specialty.  CERTIFICATES OF 11YIPR0V EVENTS  i  But Mrs. Douglas derived lift Ii  , benefit till sho used B.B.B.  Proof after proof we have.  been   furnishing-   how  B.B.B  ,    NOTICE.  Mowich Mineral Claim, situate In the Slocan  Mining division of  West  Kootenay district.   Where located:   On- the-"Mowich  ��������� slide, Caipenter creek,  Taice notice that we, James II. Moran, Free  Miner's. Certificate  No.   131104.    Charles  W-  Greenlee,Free.Miner's Certificate No. 13072,  and John A. Finch, Free Minor's Certificate  No. 21701 A, intend,  sixty days Jrom the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor a       Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose  ,        i      iii      f iti i   of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  makes bad blood pure blood and claim.      ���������  , "- , . I    And further take notice that action, under  Section  37,  must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  PRICES TO SUIT THE. TIMES.  E. A. CdriERON,  for Sandon,  New Denver,  Agent  Silverton  SHLHDH TEH,  cures cases that even the doctors failed to benefit.  Here's the case of Mrs. John  Douglas, Fuller, Ont.. an account cf which she gives.'..-  "I have used B.B.B.  for impure  blood, pimples on the face and sick ,  headache.    I   tried   a   great   many I  remedies and spent dollars for doctors' j the  medicine   but: derived little benefit.  f then started using- B B.B. and. only  took  four   bottles   when   my   skin  became clean and free from all eruptions.   My other troubles disappeared  also and I am now in perfect hea'th. '���������  Dated this2Dth day of,March, 1000.  _, TERRIBLE COUGH.  I had a terrible cough and cold, nnd  not getting anything to help me I tried  Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup, and  am glad to say it cured me at once.  Miss Carrie Bewman, Peepabun, Ont.  NOTICE.  Reliance, C entle Annie, Bessie, Anchor, Century F : ction and Elaghar Fraction Min-  ' VeralCi  -inssituate Iii the Slocai: Mining  dlvlsio.     .of   W.e<l   Kootenay     district.  Where located:   About three-quarters of  a rnilf. north of Bear Lake.' -. ���������  .Take notice that.I,W..S.Drcwr.v.Frfc Miner's  Certificate No. B 13SCS, in tend, sixty days Iroin  the  date   hereof,  to  apply   to   the   Mining  Recorder for Certificates ,of Improvements,  lor the piirposeof obtaining a Crown  Grant  of each of the above claims. '.'.-,  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the  Issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 11th day of January. 1IHW.  W. S. DREWRY.    '���������    ��������� ���������  A fine, pure, dainty, tasting Ceylon production put up in a neat one-half and  one pound full weight packages.' Having secured.the agency of this favorite  brand of Tea, we are prepared to recommend it to all, feelintr assured that  one trial will establish its superiority over all other package Tea'for'"its  delightful flavor and reasonable price.  e������FFEES.  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  Allother lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries on hand.  ��������� NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that the Map or Plan  and Book of Reference of tho extension of  the Kaslo & Slocan Hallway from Sandon,  have been deposited in the Department oi  Lands and Works at Victoria, and ln the  Lanu Registry Oflice at Victoria, as provided  by tho British Columbia Railway Act,  : J. H. GRAY, Chief Engineer.  NOTICE: '���������"'���������������������������  Este'la, Betsy Ross, Lost Tiger and Link  Fraction Mineral Claims,.situate in the  Slocan Mining division of West Kootenay  district. Where located: On Silver  mountain.  Take notice thai, ], W. S. Drewry, acting as  agent for Herman Lilever, Frco'Mlnar'a Certificate No. B 13S7U, Intend, sixty days from tho  date hereof, lo apply to the Mining Recorder  lor Certificates of Improvements for the  purposeol obtaining a Crown Grant 01 each  of tho above claims  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before  the  issuance or such  Certificates   of Improvements.  Dated this Oth day of March, 1000.  W. S. DREWRY.  SANDON.  lege  KASLO.  AlNSWORTH.  PRIVATE LESSORS.  In French, German, or on the Violin,  by T. J. Barron, B. A.  (McGill),  and io appt.i to the Gold commissio  violin-nil ml of ."nlpi TTonp    Monfrpal tlflcate of Improvements, for tl  vionn  pupil oi  juies xxone, luontreai. obtainll)Ka crown Grant ol the  lerms,. &C.,   011  application at   Chile's      And further take notice that i  bookstore.    - ������������������������������,.., ���������������   -..-..   W.W;.WMHEB;M,E,  fllNINQ CONTRACTOR.  PROPERTIES HAND"Le5?ON COMMISSION  Mines and Mineral Clai-ns examined and  leports made.  Interests taken In part payment; or services  rendered.  Contracts taken for   opening   uo  lott or  invisible ledges. "  Twenty years' experience.  SANDON, B. C  NOTICE.  Hoodo Mineral Claim, situate in tho Slocan  Mining division ol West Kootenay district. Where located: On south fork of  Carpenter creek.  Take Notice thut I, IT. B. Alexander,- for  myself and asagentfor.K. W. Godsal. F.M. L.  No. W378 A, Free Miner's Certilieate No. B  2fvil-l, Intend, sixty days from the date horeof,  to appl.i to the Gold Commissioner for a Cer-  iMi.���������i������������rtn,n-, ������������������....   for (,i](. purposoof  ' " 3 above claim.    -, .....w.mittui'n action, under  Section 37. must be commenced before tlie  issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this.'Wth day of March, 11)00.  If you want a neat, clean job of printing, give us an idea of  what you want���������in plain or fancy designs and the quality of  paper���������and we will then finish you up a unique job, at  reasonable prices. ; We.give special'attention all orders.  NOTICE,  Broken Lock, Fidelity Fractional andCracker  Jack Mineral Claims, situate ln the Slocan Mining division of West Kootenay  district. Wherelocated: About ono aud  one-half miles south ol New Denver, adjoining Fidolit.y.  Take notice that I, w. S. Drewry. acting as  agent for the Bosun Mines, Ltd., FroeMtner\<  pertinents No. 20503, intend, sixty days front  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Re-  corder forsuch Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 87, must be commenced before Mho  lsauanceol such Certificates ollmprovements  Dated this 12th day ol April, A. 071000.  W.S.DEEWEKY, :  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  1-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis,   t-grWtr'lte for Our Circular and So������ the Prlooo We Pay."^

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