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Array /;. _/,{",.://-,���������*/.,//  ^���������"  VOL 2.      NO.  <v  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  Ad������antages"of This Process of Prov-  ���������    ing a  As to the method of applying   the  drill  in prospecting,   let. us   suppose  that we have, what often occurs here,  a showing on the surface that seems  to some extent promising and yet we  are not sure whether there is any extent of vein, or whether it holds out in  depth.   We want   to find out at tlae  least cost of money and in the shortest  possible time.   In a district or locality  wnere there has been considerable sur-  facediscurbance,  and in a position to  be to a certain extent, positive of tha  nature of our-deposit,   if we sink a  shaft to a depth of 100 feet the total  cost will be very close on $3,000, and  the time consumed   rviJ.l be   at least  four   months.     If the shaft is  made  large enough and properly timbered it  will cost more and take longwr.   If the  property turns out g'ocd, then the shaft  is all right, but if not we are out the  $3,000.     With the same   amount of  money   ten   holes   might have   been  bored with   a diamond drill   to   the  game depth at intervals of say 10 feet |  Apart   along the strike of   the  stood, us nothing will open up this  country so soon nor so satisfactorily  nor prove to the outside world the  immense values of our ores as will  smelter returns. J.P.Graves, whose  sayings have been so voluminously.,  quoted throughout the Boundary  newspaper field for the past week,' is a  smelter man of vast experience and  wealth, and if one-half of the promises  accredited him by the papers be true,  a smelter will soon be erected near  enough to Greenwood to handle a large  portion of the ore from this camp.  DEPARTURE OF MR. BARRON.  As a Boomerang.  aampled for a length of 100 feet, and  the work done in two and _ half  months. But as , the holes are seldom  bored in the plane of the vein the  machine placed on the vein at a distance of say 100 feet or so to one side  and the hole bored at such au angle as  ' to cut the vein at a given depth we  have the additional advantage of cross-  cutting; the country for a considerable  distance on each side of the vein and  encountering any parallel veins which  may exist, or finding our own vein  should any slip or fault have occurred  in it.   In addition we have a clean,  - neat, continuous sample of ore across  our vein from wall to wall at the point  whore it is cut, and also samples of  'thewall rock, and from theso can be  learned a great deal of what we may  expect to find when mining is begun.  If the ground is seamy and fho rock is  very schistose the con, will be -broken  up into small pieces, and "this would  indicate that tho ground is leaky and  that we may have trouble with water  in our mine, consequently when buying our first machinery we will provide  sufficient boiler capacity and a pump  of good size to handle tho water. On  the other hand the core may come out  in long, solid pieces and the hole may  hold the water from the drill all the  way down, and this will bo a very  good indication that we will have a  dry shaft. [ found this to be the case  in sinking a shaft to a. depth of 150  feet, 80 foot below the level of the lake  which was only 100 yards distant, and  the shaft was quite dry. Of course it  will be remembered those ���������iro only indications.  One advantage of the diamond drill  is that it docs not at one hole show  any considerable area of the cross-  section of Ihe vein, and this is often  urged against its use, as it is said you  may hit tho.yein at a particularly rich  spot, or at a particularly poor spot, or  y ou ni-iy hit it whore therein may  have suddenly narrowed iu or widened  out, and thus get a totally false conception of tho value or size of the  vein, and that a few feet either way  would show quite a different result.  This'is quite true, but the way to overcome, that is to bore a number of holes  .along the strike, of the vein, and in  this way a groat area of tho vein may  be sampled very cheaply, aud in a  short time, or a few holes, may show  from the nature of the .vein matter  that' the deposit is . ������jf , no value and  money may" be. saved by not; developing it. In the case of prospecting  and locating..ore! bodies of minerals  which do not occur in veins but in  irregular massive deposits such as iron  and nickel the diamond drill, is extensively used ; in fa'ct, for tlie determination and the extent of these particular  kinds of'mineral bodies they are almost exclusively used in making sections in preference to'shaft sinking. ,  ���������I must aay in conclusion that I am  of the opinion that a diamond drill,  skillfully and judiciously . used is a  splendid scheme for cheaply and.quick-  ly prospecting a property, and that the  disadvantages are largely outweighed  by tlie adyantages.���������R. Beacon in Rat  Portage Miner.  New-Smelters m   B, C.  In its review of the recent sessions  of the British" Columbia Legislature  the Colonial Goldfield Gazette says :  "We may be wrong in contending  that this measure was responsible for  the unyielding attitude of the United  States Commissioners in regard to the  Alaska boundary question, but there  can be no denying the fact that the  Aliens Act has proved a veritable  booaaerang. It has inflicted a grevious  blow to the trade of Victoria and Vancouver, and has not put a single extra  British subject into possession of the  placer mines at Atlin and elsewhere.  It was a 'dog in the manger' policy, for  which the two leading cities of the  province are paying a dear price. Its  baneful effects may extend beyond the*  limits of British Columbia, for it is  vein, I quite possible that in Alaska,  which  The School   Children's   Farewell Social  ,   for Their Teacher.  has hitherto been as free to British  miners as to American subjects, the  United States government may adopt  reciprocal measures. . It is rumored  that Mr. Joe Martin, the B. C. Attor-  ney-'General, forced _ the Aliens Bill  through the House with thy deliberate  object of raising difficulties between  the authorities at Ottawa and Washington. Those who happen to know  that Mr. Martin, when resident in  Manitoba, aspired to the position of  Minister of the Interior, now held by  Mr. Sifton, are most likely to give  credence to this rumor. It is to be  hoped, however, that the measure will  be repealed at an early date."  Silverton's Sports,  The Celebration Committee held a  meeting on. Tuesday evening in the  Thorburn House. ��������� A general prize  list was drawn up, the liberality of the  citizens enabling theni to put up the  following splendid prize list: B iseball  match, 5100; hose reel rajc, $100;  hcrse race, ������125 ; drilling contest, 150;  Caledonian games, ������150;- lacrosse  match, *100.  Compressor  for Rambler-Cariboo.  W. H. Adams, manager of tho Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated Gold and  Silver Mining coamany, limited, is in  the city for the purpose of purchasing  a five drill compressor. The present  plant consists of a boiler, engine, hoist  and three steam drills. There is considerable de.id work to do and, therefore, it has boon decided to reinforce  the plant by the addition of a compressor. Mr. Adams reports that the  Ramblrr-Ouihno's live properties arc  looking exceedingly well.���������Rossland  Miner.  ' The following relates to Mr. Barron  who has been employed' as headmaster of the school in this city, and  ���������shows he has been a very successful  teacher in his late school:  "The pupils of" the Senior Division  of the Donald school held a farewell  gathering on the 3rd inst., at the Forrest house, in honor of their teacher,  Mr. T. J. Barron, who expects to leave  shortly for the coast. A very enjoyable "evening was spent, amid vocal  and instrumental music and names of  different sorts, . Refreshments wer<������  distributed, and a little before closing  Mr. Barron was presented with a valuable Webster's International Dictionary by his pupils as" a token of their  esteem. Master Ed. Forrest read an  address, expressing, their regret at hit  leaving.  "Mr. Barron replied thanking his  pupils for ' this hearty expression of  their esteem, and appreciation of his  efforts in. their beh-ilf, and assured  them that nothing would afford him  greater pleasure than to learn of their  success in school life and also in that  greater sphere when they should be  called on, to Lake their places as citizens. He assured them he would  never forget their kindness.  "The following is a eopy of the address :  '   Donald, B.C., April 3rd, '99.  Mr.T.J. Barron, B.A.,  Donald, B. C.  Dear Teacher,���������We the undersigned  pupils of Donald Public School, beg to  state'that it is with sincere regret we  learn you are about to leave us, and'  your post as teacher of the school.  When away from our midst it may  afford you pleasure to have our assurance that in your position as teacher  you deservedly had the admiration  and respect of all for the thorough and  efficient manner iu which you discharged your duties; tho j^euso'ess  efforts you displayed for our comfort  and welfare, and the untiring energy  you exerted to make our school a good  and efficient one.  We leel that we cannot allow you to  depart without giving some tangible  proof of our gratitude, awd would,  therefore, beg of you to accept this dictionary as a slight token of our esteem, and we sincerely trust that in  future you may find occupation where  your many sterling qualities may be  appreciated, as they have boon by us,  and that you may always meet with  that happiness and success to whioh  you are unquestionably entitled and  richly deserve.  On behalf of the school we remain  yours very sincerly.  Olive Daniels,  A. E. S. forreat,  G. Jordan  Nuilio Dunne,  C. Corson,  Katie Atkinson.  velopment. Development work will  be resumed shortly by a force of men  under the direction of Samuel Brewer,  of Fairwood Springs, an old and experienced mining man. The owners  are developing the property out of  their'own resources, and have refused  several,tempting offers as they have  unbounded faith in their property.  Regular shipments will be made as  soon as railway iacilities are offered.  From present indications a great deal  will be heard irom the Skookumchuck  camp during the coming season, which  bids fair to be a banner year in the  history of East Kootenay.  The Equitable group is situated on  Boulder creek, and consists of three  claims namely, Sinclair Pet, Equitable  and Christina. It is a galena and grey  copper proposition and has ac well defined ledge of eight feet, with a showing of two feet of galena and grey copper. The lead can be traced for 4,500  feet the length of three claims. The  ore assays high. This property is  owned by James R. McLsod, Sinclair  Craig and John Borman. A force of  men will shortly be put on under John  Borman.  H. F. Collett, representing a Montana syndicate, has purchased the  townsite of Windemere, the main supply point of the now famous Windermere mining district, and lots will be  on the market at an early date. Santo,  the Fort Steele merchant, will open a  large general store on or about the 1st  of May.  Drowning Accident,  The drowning of F. B. Jeffery and  John O. Todd, two young men of New  Denver, in Slocan lake last week, is  one of the saddest happenings in these  parts of late day������i. They both had  been residents of that town for a few  years. The had started to go to Ten  Mile to locate some claims they had  there, in a light canoe. Their claims  were in the Slocan City division, and  the intention was after locating to proceed to the office and record them and  then return. When they should have  reached home uneasiness was felt, and  Slocan City was wired. The reply  came back that they had not reached  there. Then the worst was feared and  search parties were organized, only to  be rewarded with finding the canoe,  some clothes and other ellects of tho  missing men. Probably this is ail  that will ever b? heard of their sad  end, as tho cold waters of that lake  seldom gives up its victims. They  were both young men wuil respeoted,  and both had been quilo successful in  their minint' ventures. I  The Duncan Mines Operations.  St. Kevem stock is slowly selling at  3} cents.  The Mollie Hughes, at New Denver,  will 6oon be opened up again.  Some placer claims haye been located a few miles fromGreenwood.  On the Fidelity-Bosun prospect a  strike has been made which is new to  to this locality.  A. W. McCune has purchased the  Freddie Lee Fraction and the Little  Joint foi $5,000 each.  o  .The Noonday at the present time  promises big showings, and will soon  be listed on the Silverton shippers.  The bond of the Frisco has been  thrown up. Dan Dorsey and Pat  Mooney failed to strike the ledge in  three month's hard work.  The Mountain Chief  will again be'  opened .upborne time this spring.  The  property  is in splendid   shape   for a  large force of men to work.  (  John Duffy, this city, is a quarter  owner of the Noonday mine, at Silver-  ton, that is turning out so well. The  sale from appearances is likely to go  through, in which John will get a  windfall of ?7,500.  W. H. Brandon of the Canadian  group says it is his intention to put a  large force men on their property as  soon as the snow disappears and the  trails in a fit condition to allow supplies to be taken up.       <  The Bank of England Mining company has six men at work drifting 142  feet from the surface. They are all  working at the ore. The Two Friends  has the same lead which is there six  feet wide, high-grade galena, running  from 100 to 200 oz. in silver.  It is reported that arrangements  have been entered into by the Last'  Chance and Noble Five companies  whereby they have agreed to allow  each other the use of their tunnels (as  soon as they reach theJBoundary line  of the adjoining property. The Noble  Five will accordingly carry on tunnels  Numbers 2, 3 and 4, of the Last Chance  from the points where they reach the  end line of the Last Chance, where tho  claim abuts the World's Fair. The  Last Change will have the use of the  long cross-cut in No. 4 tunnel of the  Noble Five whore it cuts the vein at a  vertical depth of 900 foot. The Last  Chance will also have t.he use of the  cross-cut in A tunnel, where it strikes  tho Little Widow ground at a depth of  600 feet, and will ha V3 the use of all  intermediate drifts.  Lend Furnace Started Up.  A Nelson Miners' Union Organized.  A number of the miners employed  in the mines adjacent to Nelson met  last week and organized a union. .The  following officers were chosen: Charles  McKay, president; Frank Phillips,  vice-president: Ward'Kilpatrick, secretary; Thomas Mitchell, treasurer;  Lewis Ottoson, warden. An executive  committee will be chosen at the' next,  meeting'. This action on the part, of  the miners was not, they say, prompted by outside parties; but it is intended that the Nelson union shall  affiliate with the. Western Federation  of Miners. This mo.ve is in the right  direction, apart from any bearing it  may have on the eight-hour law. If  the business men of Nelson hayefo"nd  that they can best protect their interests by organizing a board of trade, the  miners can best protect theirs by organizing a union.��������� Tribune.   .  TOBACCO HEART.  The Hal' Mines, Limited, has commenced the smelting of lend ores in  the small furnace. The company is  mixing the purcluisrd ores with some  of the low tirade ore from the Silver  King mine which was found not to be  profitable to treat in the oopper, furnace. It wi!l probably take a day or  so to get the furnace working nicely  and a desirable mixture of tho ores,  when an idea'can be formod. of the  amount of ore which the furnace will  treat each day. The Tribune says the  company'has enough ore oil hand to  ensure a fairly long run.  Mining at Windemere.'-  The Duncan Mines has the shaft on  the Granite claim down 210 feet, to the  third level, and a station  is being put  in.   The ledge continues  to hold   its  own in size and values.   The company  bus  two sluice ditches ready on  the  Hod Rock and While Swan,   and   as  soon as water can be secured the work  of giountl-sluicing   these   claims will  be commenced, iu the hope of uncovering   a new  ledgu,   which has  boon  opened  up on another   claim to   the  south.   Trenching will also bo done on  tho Nevada,   to tho wist of tne Royal  Canadian,   and   on   the   Hoy   to   the  north.     On tho   Royal Canadian  tho  company  has sunk through the wight-  fool dyke in   tho third levjl  and  the  lodge   was encountered below.     It is  about two feet wide and shows gold in  many samples.     Between  the levels  run on the Royal Canadian the company  has now a vertical depth  of 127  feet.  Another Mining Company for E. C.  T. G. Elgie, who h>is just returned  from Toronto and Montreal, was successful in floating a development  company of 6150,000 capitalization.  The company is to start work next  week on the Pleasures of Hope mineral  claim, in the famous Burnt Basin district. This is one ol" the first staked  claims and adjoins tho renowned  Moth; r Lode.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  The Joan group consists of,36 claims  situated on Skookumchuck creek, four  miles , from the Kootenay river in  South East Kootenay. This group,  which was located May 19, 1896, by  James R. MoLeod, who with Samuel  Brewer and Sinclair Craig now own  the property. It is a grey copper,  proposition bearing a well defined  ledge, 35 leet wide on the surface, with  a paystreak of 10 feet of grey copper  ore. Assays taken from this pay-  streak average from $85 to ���������105 per  ton. About $1,200 has been spent in  development work, and the lead is improving with depth. The claims are  situated within two miles of the pro.  posed Windermere branch of the C. N.  P. railway) and some 70 locations have  been recorded in the immediate vicinity, which are in various stages of'. de  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sudrow' leaye  shortly on a visit to" Coast points.  Mr. Fallows remains confined to his  rooms') but reports are encouraging..  Mrs. F, J. Donaldson has returned  from her extended visit-in the coast  states'.".  Mr. and Mrs. W. it. Brandon have  returned from their winter's visit to  Ontario. ���������''���������'  Dr. Young is making arrangements  for his removal to Vancouver at an  early day. ��������� ���������  F. L. Christie has returned from his  visit to the coast, but contrary to general prophecy in his absence, alone,  Mr. Sidney Norman, who is inter  ested in the St. Kevem mine here, was  married in Spokane on Wednesday to  Miss Maria Winston, of that pity. The  bride was a visitor in our city last  summer,  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The  meats  following is a list of ore ship-  over the 'K. & S. from Sandon.  iVprii'21:  for the week ending  JUNE. .' .  Payne....   Last Chance '..  TONS.   200   '..80  Total..  .2S0  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from this station for the week  ending April 21:  Mine. Tons.  Jackson..   Whitewater   .........     ...15  ..96  Total........     .111  DREADFULLY  NERVOUS.  Gents:���������I was dreadfully nervous  and for relief took your Karl's Clover  Root Tea. It quieted rny nerves anp  strengthened my whole nervous system. I was troubled with constipation, kidney and .bowel trouble. Your  Tea soon cleansed my system so  thoroughly that I rapidly regained  health and strength. Mrs. S. A. Sweet,  Hartford, Conn. Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store.  ,.. wewomeitejs in   r>, v ,    , j^  w. J. Judson,  Curtis St.,  St. development work, and the lead is lm- *   * ���������   J ..      ! "    !. tern.   I was troubled  with constipa-.  ______ Thomas, Ont,, says:   "I   had trouble proving with depth.   The claims are      Mr. Sidney Norman,   who is inter tion, kidney and .bowel trouble.   Your  with my heart for two years, caused situated within two miles of the pro- ested in the St. Kevem mine here, was Tea  soon   cleansed   my   system   so  .. Smelter talk is about the onlv con-   by excessive use of tobacco.   I used posed Windermere branch of the C. N. married in Spokane on Wednesday to thoroughly   that  I rapidly   regained  '     vernation   heard   in   Greenwood   and   one box of Milburns'Heart and Nerve P. railway) and some 70 locations have Miss Maria Winston, of that city. The health and strength.   Mrs. S. A. Sweet,  camps adjacent these days.   W>11, it   Pilla and have not suffered from palpi- been recorded in the immediate vicin- bride was   a visitor in our   city last Hartford, Conn.   Sold  at   McQueen's  ought, to be well discussed and under-   tation since." ity, which are in various stages of de- summer. Drugstore.  ~. J       I Vi      ������     V, _T_S_i?*_J"_.."._*_! "'* ������i *- ' _l"      '���������  '���������     r   h ' V *      tmr -    V 1   .   . * - 11" ''    4.   *      *   ������������������'���������&��������� -������ ��������� 'I- "���������      r > * * ������������������"    ���������  .-:.'-1 ���������.������-���������������-������-_��������� (.V-t-uU4^.AU_t-3.Ii_k.���������Ukfx-.rtii.v^mrtJ.'c: -  *  he Home  SPRING RELISHES.  A salad made of dandelions is much  relished, during the early spring  months, and as they possess medicinal qualitios of a high order, we have  them frequently. Gather only those  which aro well blanchod at tho heart,  at least they aro to be preforred, trim  away the blackened loaves and tops,  wash through several waters until  thoroughly cleansed, leaving them for  a time in fresh cold -water until wanted for use. Boil four eggs hard, tako  ono teacup of vinegar, if loo sour,  weaken, put it in a saucopan with butter siza of an egg, ono tablespoon, heaping, of sugar, and a half teaspoonful  of salt. Lev heat, and when you have  put. the' dandelions in a salad dish and  sliced tho egg over, garnishing the  dish nicely, pour the vinegar over all,  and serve.  Potato salad may be served in so  many different ways that one may havo  it several days and yet it will be a  comparatively new dish each time.  Boil potatoes with' the skins on; after  they are extremely cold slice very  thin. Cut pieces ol bacon into small  dice, fry quite brown, put into the fry-  ings a large teaspoon of flour, stirring quickly to prevent scorching;  have a teacup of ainegar, stir it into  the spider slowly, add a tablespoonful  of sugarm a little made mustard and  a pinch of salt; slice one large onion  with the potato, very fine. When t.ho  vinegar is well heatedl stir over tho  potato. Havo the salad quite moist;  if it is not, just add a littlo vinegar  to your spider, heat and pour over  again. The addition of hard-boiled  eggs is an improvement, though it is  excellonl  without.  Cabbages that havo been kept ovor  winter in a barrel buried in th'e ground  are found to be very much moro crisp  and tender lh,an (hose kopt in a ool-  lar. They are fine for making .salad,  using one-half colery. Chop both cabbage and celery very fine, tossing it,  up with' a fork to lighten it. Pour over  'it when ready to serve the following  dressing: One-half cup of vinegar, one  tablespoonful butter, a pinch of salt  and a tablespoonful of sugar ; heat all  in a granite basin. Beat (he yolks of  two eggs to a froth', then slowly, a  drop at a time, pour the boiling vinegar over the segg, stirring to keep  from curding. When cold, turn over  the  cabbage.  spicy   flavor.   They  should  bo  stowed  and chopped fine.  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  Jellied Custard.���������Ono half package of  gelatine soaked in water enough' to  cover it. When dissolved pour one  pint of boiling water over it. Add one  cupful white sugar and the juice of  a lemon and ono glassful of sherry. Set  asido to stiffen. Make a custard with  one pint and a half of milk, yolks of  three eggs, one tablespoonful of corn  starch, sugar and flavor with vanilla.  When the jelly is set, just before using, cut tho jelly into squares laying  tieta in layers at intervals in the  bottom of (h'o dish. Then pour in some  of the cold custard, another layer of  Jelly and so on until the custard is  all used. Beat the whites of the eggs  to a stiff froth, adding two or three  toaspoonfuls of powdered sugar, and  lay on in pieces with' jellv between.  In making custard stir constantly until  it boils.  To Cook Chicken.���������One cup rice boil-  ad until soft. Drain and add one ta-  blespoonfull butler, one fourth cup hot  milk, ono half teaspoonful salt, one  fourth teaspoonful pepper. Lino greased molds, packing tightly. Cut up sufficient white meat, of a chicken to  measure one pint. Prepare a cream  sauce of one tablespoonful of butter  one tablespoonful of flour, ono half teaspoonful salt," ono fourth teaspoonful  , pepper and a dash of cayenne. Mix  ��������� with the chicken,. Fill the cavity of  each mold with the chickon and put  on each an upper covering of rice  Poach 20 minutes.  Tomato Soup.���������Cook three pounds of  lean soup meat with three quarts of  water ; then add a bunch of soup greens  tied up; when meat Is cooked and tender take it out and then strain soup;  after soup is strained add one and a  half cans of tomatoes, thoroughly  strained and one. tablespoonful of rice;  when rice is cooked add two tablespoonfuls of flour mixed with cold water,  and   let   boil   two  minutes.   ��������� .,  Cream for Boiled Pish'.���������Melt a piece  of butter t'��������� ��������� size of a walnut and to  it add a gill of thick, sweet cream.  Season with salt and'pepper and just  before serving stir in a teaspoonful ot  finely minced parsley. If cream cannot be obtained use more butter and  a little, flour. Garnish' the platter with'  slices of lemon and springs of parsley   ��������� ...';���������'  Minced Oysters.���������One quart of oys-  yers chopped, salt and pepper to  taste, four eggs, two teaspoonfuls  chopped onions, toasted bread crumbs  enough to thicken. Put on fire in stew-  pan, stir until hot through, add a tablespoonful of butter and little mustard if liked. Pill the shells, sprinkle  with toasted bread crumbs, bake until   brown   and serve hot.  Chicken Sandwiches. ��������� Chop cold  chTcken very fine and soften it to a  paste with butter and cream. Season  wit*, salt  and  pepper  and spread  on  GOOD CAKES.  , Delicate Cakes.���������Whites 4 eggs, 1 oup  sugar, half cup butter, half cup sweet  milk, 1 1-2 cups Clour, 1 1-2 teaspoons  baking   powder,   flavor   to   taste.  Orange Cake: Two cups sugar, 2  cups Clour, half cup cold water, half  teaspoon soda, yolks of five eggs, whites  of i eggs, tho juice and grated rind  of one orango and ono teaspoon oream  tarter. Pilling: The white of 1 egg,  juice and grated rind of ono orange  and powderod sugar enough to make  stiff  enough   to spread well.  Quick Jolly Cake: Cut a thick loal  of sponge cake, bought at the baker's  horizontally info four parts. Put between alternate layers a generous supply of tart and sweet fruit jelly, such  as grape or currant and crabapplo. Pit  the slices smoothly into place and cover the whole cake with an icing made  by whipping stiff the whites of four  eggs with enough powdered sugar to  make a consistent icing. Place in the  oven for fivo minutes to harden, but  not to color, thon in a sunny window.  Angel cake or plain loaf cake is suitable for this purpose.  Sponge Cake.���������Ten eggs, the weight  of eggs in fine sugar and- half their  weight in flour, half the grated peel  and all tho strained juice of one lemon. Beat the sugar with the whipped  yolks, then (ho lemon juice and pool,  ne.it tho stiffened whites and finally the flour, folded rather than beaten  in.  Election Cake.���������At least two days before the cake is used, cream a pound  of butter and half a pound of sugar.  Mix two and a half pounds of dried  and sifted flour very thoroughly wilh  the butter and sugar. Add a yeast cake  dissolved in a cup of blood-warm milk;  thon add the yolka and whites of two  eggs well beaten and another cup of  milk. Beat the mixture well and let  if rise over night. The next morning  beat the dough again and add half a  pound of sugar. Now let the mixture  rise th'roo or four hours, until it is  very light. Add a pound of raisins,  one quarter of a pound of citron and  a nutmeg. Let the batter rise again  for an hour and bake it' for about an  hour and a half in a moderately hot  oven. Ico it very thickly. A second  rocipe has been used for seventy years.  Four pounds of flour, three-quarters  of a pouua of butter, four eggs, one  pound of sugar, one pound of raisins  if you choose, half a pint of yeast, wet  with milk as soft as it can bo mould-  od on a board. Let it rise over night  in winter. In warm weather three  hours is usually enough for it to rise.  A loaf fli"J size of common flour bread  should bake three-quarters of an  hour. I  EMBALMING. ,      , L  Among    th������   Egyptians ! embalming  -���������.���������.������������..  -s.-  *.w'*.- ceased   about   700   A. D.   About 1,200  thin  graham  or wheat bread.   Mush- [ years before its recent revival in war  rooms   added   to   the  paste  give   it   a, practice.  TAKE CARE OP YOUR FEET.  If the microbes that accumulate on  a shoe in its journeyings and develop  in its uso were visible to the naked  eye what a show it would be I The  variety and number would make a  microscopic menagerie. And yet we  wear the same shoes outdoors and indoors, duy in and day out, so long as  they hold together. The older they  are the rnoro we cling to them.  Who would thing of living in a garment to the extent shoes are lived in,  and yet what garment is so soiled as  shoos ?  A. good "sbinc" will keep the outside of shoes looking well. It should  bo the business of the wearer to see  that shoes are frequently exposed to  sun and air.  Perfectly clean hosiery should be  worn. This can scarcely be changed  too often. The ill that flesh is heir  to would be mightily lessened if men  and women wero as careful, as fastidious, about their footwear as they  are about thoir hats or collars. liheu-  matism and many other ailments  would decrease, if not disappear.  Nerves would quickly right themselves  and sing happy songs to the senses  generally, instead of wailing out tiresome misereres if feet were incased in  clean coverings at all times.-  Who knows the shape of a perfect  foot? It is recorded of an artist that  he passed upon 3,000 feet to find a  model to work from when he wanted  to restore a Venus, yet every girl  might have perfect feet if she cared for  them properly. v  "Costly thy habit as thy purse ban  buy,'- applies in clothing tho feet as  well as the rest of the body.  Buy a shoe snug enough to hold the  heel and instep without slipping nnd  long enough to afford spring and play  with the rise and fall of tho foot in  locomotion.  ' Proper walking should be taught in  school, and acquired  early in  life.  Orientals are more reformed about  their shoes than wo progressive Westerners are. ' The Japanese do not  wear the same shoes indoors and outdoors. The Mohammedans consider it  a defilement to enter tho mosque in  shoe3 'worn outside. Peasants in  France slip their shoos from their feet  at the threshold and walk about tho  rooms'en chausettes if an errand takes  them inside the house.  . It is said that French women are the  best shod women, in the world.; It is  good to look upon a genuine bonne���������  the "good woman of the house"���������on  whom the general comfort of the house  depends. She looks so comfortable 1"  She wears such comfortable clothes,  such comfortable shoes. Her steps  are as noiseless as if she walked on  velvet���������and, indeed, her shoes are often of velvet, with felt or leather  soles. If she steps outdoors the  sabots at the door are slipped into and  taken off again on her return.  A private carriage recently stood before the door of a fashionable shop in  New York, the coachman ready and alert, and the footman eyeing the entrance where his mistress might be  momentarily expected to appear. Presently the broad glass doors swing outward and a gracious, comely figure  stops forth with that ease of bearing  which marks the woman of' fashion.  Sho is half-way across tho pavement,  the carriage door is hold open for her,  and she is about to step in when a  woman's hand is laid upon hor arm���������  a small hand in an unobtrusive tan-  colored glove touching hor velvet  sleeve lightly.  " You have goods belonging to the  house that you have neglected to pay  for. Come back with me a moment,"  says the woman detective, for such she  proves to be. Instantly the luxurious  customer has summoned her best brow-  boating manner to put down interference.  ' 'Do you know who I am ?" she said,  loftily. " I have an account at this  store and am often given first views  of their newest importations. This is  nonsense I" and she made as though  to  enter  the carriago.  " I must insist that you come back,"  was the quiet rejoinder, but this time  the tan-gloved fingers were laid on the  lady's slender wist with' something of  warning and authority.  "Weill It's-a bother; but certainly I'll go back," said tho lady, with  abrupt change of mien. " I'm sorry  for you that you should make such a  mistake. You work here for your living, I suppose, and tho house will not  be likely to overlook an insult to  me.'"  " Walk' ahead of me, please. I don't  care to have people notice us," .was  tho professional woman's only reply,  and thoy made their way through the  busy store to _ the private apartment  on the second floor, whore business  of this nature was habitually transacted.  "She declared to the last ihaL sho  had nothing, that the house would have  to pay for my blunder, aud that 1  would rue the day when I selected her  for a victim," the detective told the  manager afterwards in making hor  report of this important customer's  case. " She "Svas so stiff necked and por-  sistent, and took so long to weaken,  that, if I had not had my eye on her  every minute from the instant she.  took the goods I would almost have believed she had thrown them away and  really did not have them on hor person. But I stood by my guns and finally convinced her that I had seen her  put two lace handkerchiefs in her bodice and tuck tho gloves in her muff.  We never search any one without their  .consent, or without witnesses, I told  her, and it is tho wish of the house  that matters of this sort be conducted  as secretly as possible���������simply givo  back the goods and yuu go scot free,  on condition that your aocount here is  closed at onoe and you never enter the  door again. Persist in refusing and  the courts and publicity will he the  result. Then she handed out the stuff,  said she wanted tho gloves, three pairs,  for a present for her maid, who was  a great comfort to her, and intended  making" gifts of the handkerchiefs. She  didn't know why she took the things  except that it was easy to take them,  and that she had taken several articles before���������which fact I knew or suspected without being absolutely certain.  " We havo papers in that desk there  that the parties concerned would givo  thousands of dollars to get hold of, "  said the confidential employe of this  exclusive shop when asked as to her  experiences." The papers aro all dated and classified, and contain the addresses and signed confessions, of the  shoplifters, whoso transactions with  this particular house are closed for  ever, but who aro swimming along in  undisturbed serenity, so far as the  public is concerned. Because of the  social standing of some, tho integrity  of their relatives, and the money they  are supposed to have at command, their  slips were as great a surprise to us ns  they would bo to their personal friends  were the facts made public. A high-  class store had rather lose hundrods  of ��������� dollars' thatt become associated in  the public mind with police-court trials  and sensational arrests, and th'e detective, to serve them efficiently, must  not only be cautious and discreet, but  must never make an accusation, unless  so absolutely sure of her. ground, that  the goods can be secured quietly on  the spot.  "I seldom arrest anybody in the  store, but wait until they are clear of  the doors, so that if they offer resistance or make a scone, it won't attract  attention, and I never bother with any  theft whatever that does not amount in  value to S3 or .$4, It does not pay,  and, besides, the person who will take  small matters like that and is not interfered with, will bo certain to come  in another time and take something  more valuable. It Is the thieves who  operate on a large scale that I have  especially to watch for. Jewish and  Italian women particularly are adepts  at the trade, and a number who have  become too well known in London or  Paris or other foreign centers, come  here to pursue the.game. These work  regularly on commission and some are  notoriously successful. I have known  them to take whole pieces of silk, worth  '#5, ������8 or 510 a yard, in quantity so  h'eavv that a strong man could scarcely   carry   it  without    effort,   and  yet  they would walk along, as naturally as  possible. Strong, pliant women they  are and with wonderiui nerve.  " Some ut them wear long cajjes, falling to the hip, aud the only, way I can  toll they aro working, is by the movement ot their arms which shows from  the back. Their outer skirts aro mado  with long slits down either side, which  slits are concealed by the gathers, but  admit to tne pockets in (he ' kick ' or  working skirt worn underneath. Oftentimes this kick is made of tho thinnest'  open-work matorial so as to secure  lightness in weight. It can hold .nearly a dozen pieces of silk, and the hhop-  liftor nearly always has a cab in waiting.  " Other professional shoplifters and  the ordinary shoppers who steal so frequently that they become adepts, carry off valuables under their arms, By  holding tho arm in a certain position  roally important thefts, can bo mado.  Handsorao remnants of costly silk;  ''folded pieces of sash ribbon, feathers,  handkerchiefs, passementerie; even  books and blocks of stationery can be  carriod off in that way. . I have known  women to walk out with" two sealskin  jackets or, fur capes under their dress-  skirts,, which they secured in the'fitting-room and many a one has got  off with expensive undergarments they  have contrived to appropriate, while  trying on the different styles, oven with  the saleswoman right there in attendance., Coolness and assurance are the  main" essentials for the shoplifter. Some  of them, I believe, like tho excitemont  of stealing, just as a gambler likes the  excitement  of a game of ohance.  " Being a detectivo makes you grow  softer-hearted," went on this astute  woman, as she straightened out the  gloves she had rescued from her carriage customer. " When 1 first went  into the business six years ago I was  hard as flint. I had no pity, and  thought in every case that thieves just  got what thoy deserved. I know Ihe  world better now, and know people's  temptations and so am not harsh. The  other day I saw a pretty young girl  fingering a gold pin, one of several  unusually pretty ones stuck in a cushion. She examined it again and again  and finally, when she thought no one  was looking she slippod it in her muff,  She was refined looking, and I was as  eorry when she put that pin away as  though sho were some relative. She  moved about examining other things,  bought some little knick-knacks or  of hor, ,and then I saw her watch the  chance to put the pin back on the counter. I thought her conscience wouldn't let her keep it, and turned my attention elsewhere, but in a little while  T saw the same girl before'that cushion  of pins again; she'looked longingly at  the one she had previously selected,  stretched out her hand, and was just  going to take it when I touched her  on the arm. 'My doar you don't want  that,' I said and I looked at her for  a  moment, and then moved away. She  quent occasions to go to this same address on the same errand. Something  told me to Let the police investigate  the matter, and the address proved to  be, the rendezvous of a gang of notorious outlaws, river thieves, shoplifters,  oto. The plan was never revealed;  but there ia no telling what would have  happened If I had gone there. I was  causing the arrest of too many crook-  od dealers to suit this gang, and so  was to pay the penalty."  followed me, her face crimson, and  thanked me effusively. ' I don't know  who you are,' .-he said, ' but you have  saved mo from becoming a thief. T was  crazy for that pin. but. had no! tho  money to get it, and I should not have  lingered round and looked at it as I  did.'  . _" Children not more than eight or  nine years old are among our shoplifters. Some carry off things of their  own accord, planning their own mode  of doing it, and others are instructed  by their mothers before they come,  and frequently fix the goods for tho  mothers to got hold of, doing this while  the women engage tho clerk in conversation or otheiwise divert attention.  I saw a woman pinch a child's arm  sharply one day when the little ono  did not take (be beaded pocketbook  that had been shoved just in front of  her. It had piobably boen a prearranged trick that the child was lo take  certain things, and when she failed to  do this the pinch reminded her. One  successful woman-thief comes in here  with two beautifully dressed children  a girl and a boy, the latter only about  four years old. She slides different  small articles that she took down the  child's back, and was carrying off several remnants of fine embroidery and  pieces of nainsook when I stopped hor  out on the-pavement.  " Every detootive has to be especially carefui about.guarding her identity,  because once her face and figure become familiar to, the clan her risef nl-:  nesa is gone. My name is never called in the store, and if a friend of mine  should come and ask for me,, they, are  careful to make sure she is really a  friend bofore she is granted an interview. Air sorts of pretexts are resorted to by those who wish to discover the, detective's identity.;" One of a.  clan of detectives will pretend to havo  lost her purse, and ask to consult with  the detective about it. Another will  come with some' cock-and-bull story  about some relative being ill and having sent for me in a hurry.  "When two women work togethor  they can perplex a detective, and one  not; long at the business, no matter how  clever, . would be very likely to fall  into their trap.. Ono trick Is>,for a woman to take some article, while ostensibly trying to divert the clerk's attention from, her motions, and to do  this so clumsily that ho takes note '. f  the occurrence and warns the detective. Later, when the counter from  which tho woman took the goods: is  crowded she puts the article back. If  the detective was not sharp enough to  see this ; she accuses th'e woman'wrongfully and gets into trouble. :  "One day when I was working in  a store where arrests wero frequent,  a woman sent in an urgent request  that I would see her upoffl important  business. I found her closely veiled,  and, although neatly dressed, I could  see enough of her face to feel a sort  of horror a-t its expression: She spoke  very well and stated, that sho had reason to suspect a person living in the  same apartment house with hor, of  having designs on some valuables that  she had in her flat. She was anxious  to get a woman dotective to stay a  night or two with her, and offerod good  pay for the service. Sho was afraid to  stay alone. I not only refusal! the offer  then,  but refused  on  two subse-  CLASSICS LOST TO US.  .Vol  Oiip 1V������rk of .Ifeiiimdcr or Vnrre   IU  mains to flic Pi-cNriil I������ny  What with barbarism1, religious in-  lolerence and indifference, little could  have remained to us of tho literatures  of Greece and Rome, but for their almost inexhaustible wealth.  ,, Of Sappho, we possess- only an ode  or two and quoted fragments. Her  works were . burned in tho eleventh  century, by order of tho great Hilde-  brand. Addison says, by way of consolation, that they were "filled with  such bewildering tenderness and rapture, it might have been dangerous to  give them a reading."  Of 108 comedies of Greek domestic  life, tho work of'Menander, a writer  whose field was never occupied by  anybody else, and whose purity of style '  Plutarch declares to have been surpassed by Homer alono, not oven what  may be called a fragment remains-  Stray lines-a re quoted hore and there.  Twenty-four of the plays are known  to have' existed until the seventeenth  century; when they were erased from"  their rolls to make space for the works  of an ecclesiastical writer. ,  Of the 276 dramas "of the great  Greek tragedians, Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, only Uiirty-fwo are  possessed by the world to-day.  The brilliant Livy, to whom' Macau-  lay, among moderns, is often likened,  wrote 110 volumes, or rolls, of his "Annals" of Rome. Of those ouly thirty-  five remain to us.  Of   liu  thirty  historical   velumas  of. ���������  Tacitus, we hare four.  Of Pliny this Elder, the sole great  naturalist ot tho Roman raco, but one  work  has escaped  destruction.  Varro, a Latin biographer, placed by  common consent beside the otherwise  incomparable Plutarch, is totally lost  to us.  Of Caesar's orations, for which his  contemporary fame was as great as  for his generalship' or statesmanship  not one has been preserved.   ���������  WOMEN OF THE COMMISSION.  Whatever may be the outcome ol  tha deliberations of the male members  of the Canadian-American Joint High  Commission, the social relations of the  ladies of the Commission, the wives and  daughters on eaoh side, appear to  tcavo nothing to be desired. Thoy  have been mutually entertaining each  otkur at Washington, travelling about  together, even getting photographed together.  The New York Tribune oontains the  following about the women of the  Canadian sido:  Lady Laurier is a charming gentlewoman, of French extraction.' She is  unassuming in lwr manner and possesses a cordiality of address which  wins friends for her at once. She and  Sir Wilfrid have spent most of the  thirty-one years of their married life  in Quebec. They have no children,  and while In Washington were often  seen out riding togethor on their  wheels over the'city's smooth asphalt  pavement.  Lady Davies and Sir Louis are natives of Priuce Edward Island. She is  a bright and witty conversationalist,  and exceedingly proud of her talented  husband. The couple have several  children, und their eldest daughtor  has been attending the Emerson School  of Oratory, in Boston, for tho last two  years.  ,-Miss Cartwright is a decided bLondo,  with tho typioal English girl's exqui-  it',>. colouring.  Mrs. Charlton is an American by  birth/who spent her girlhood in Portage,  N.Y.  On their return from Canada in November, Senator and'Mrs. Fairbanks;  the former of whom is the junior Senator from Indiana and the chairman of'1  the American branch of the Commission, took Baron Herschell out to their  Indianapolis homo for a few days. Ou '���������  coming back to Washington they gave',  two elaborate dinners and a reception  in the Commission's- honor, and ono  evening, wlule tho men were at a stag  dinner elsewhere, Mrs. Fairbanks entertained the women with an improvised "Ole "Virginny" minstrel show in the  spacious hallway of their Massachusetts avenue home. >  Senator Faulkner, of West "Virginia,  who ranks second on the Commission,  and Mrs.! Faulkner, were also genor-,  ous entertainers. They gave a delightful old-time house party at their  home in Martinsburg. Tho Faulkner  hospitality is proverbial in their own  State..  Mrs. John W. Foster opened, ner  beautiful homo repoatedly_ for the entertainment of tho Commission. Mrs.  Dinglsy, the wife of the distinguished  representative from Maine, and her ac-  complishad daughtor, wero untiring in"  their efforts to add to the pleasure of v  the visitors.  In return, just before the Commission adjourned for the holidays, its  members gave a dinner at the Shore-  ham, in Washington, to the different  hosts and hostesses who had done so  much for their enjoyment.  if  I  !{$:������$'n($.  i&������\*i  ���������''y.5*  V���������ti������������������������������������ -���������������������������������������������'������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������i"���������������������������������"J-���������!- -i���������~-liV- ^ *"IJ"���������"��������� ~"t"'J -"J-''" "���������.- --, - -r-������������������ - -i.-       rji -   Vt   ��������� ���������-������������������*":"������������������ ���������������-.--- - -*.������������������r.f ��������� ,-.--.--j ���������-.-,'��������� i���������~:.-   -���������.���������--,���������. ~~*������������������ -'-���������"���������������.������������������������������������ -j-f ���������./r>-j���������~j������������������������*"T ��������������������������� ������������������;������������������������������������ ���������r,-������������������,--������������������  ���������__..  ������������������;'; Cf'n^>'-������������������'���������>  ^^���������J!.!.^^.r.^ t  _��������� * it fly '  ���������. rP%  - j" ������������������*"-��������� ���������  /������#���������    ��������������������������� , >������,*_  -4* '  1 :���������'. _ORD HERSCHELL^  LITTLE JOKE. | "jg^   YMl Mztl  Hath His III Day.  %brec Dollars Ahead on Accouut ol������iiiiliic'������  Ixnormico of Value of un Eusllsli uotc-  rclgn.  Lord Herschell had a fondness for  going around and looking at things  on his own hook, says the.Washington  Post. When he first came to Washington ho was driven over the city  numbers of times and shown the  points of interest, but ho liked walking better,,and ho took numerous long  prowls about tho city quite unaccompanied. On one of these occasions he  was accosted in front of the Smithsonian Institution, by a guide. Tho  guide's manner of mixing his negatives  probably appealed to tho Englishman's  fancy, for he consented to bo shown  through tho Smithsonian Institution  and the National Museum by the man.  A member of tho Smithsonian Institution's scientific crops, who' was no  great distance from tho titled English-  (', man and the guide as they' went  around among the exhibits in the two  buildings, says that if was delicious to  observe Lord Herschell's solemn reception of the guide's misinformation. The  guide knew absolutely nothing about  the exhibits, duc .the fashion with  whioh he decanted upon them, says the  scientist, who overleard him, was gloriously pompous a_d ridiculous. Lord  Herschell listened to tho man as if he  were "sitting under" some famous lecturer, only .occasionally regarding the  guide with a sly twinkle in his eye  when the wealth of misinformation  and tommyrot was flowing particularly free. After an hour or so thus  Bpenf the Englishman dismissed the  guide and handed him a sovereign  from, among a number that he fished  out of his trousers pocket. The guide  looked at the com suspiciously, sized  up both sides of' .t and then handed  if back to Lord Herschell.  "That's dago money, ain't it, sir?"  he asked the member of the Joint  High Commission.  "Why, no," replied 'Lord Herschell.  "That's an English sovereign ��������� the  equivalent of about (5 in American  money.'"  "That so?" said the guide. "Well, it  don't look exactly right to me, sir,  and: I'd rather have the American  stuff if you've got it handy."  Lord Herschell thon pulled out his  wallet, took a new 52 bill therefrom,  handed it to the guide and went his  way with a smile.  tf  A doctor's examination  might shoiv that kidneys,  liver and stomach are normal,  But the doctor cannot analyze  the blood upon ivhich these  organs depend  Hood's Sarsaparilla purifies, vitalizes  and enriches the blood. It cures you  when "a bit off" or when seriously  afflicted.   It never disappoints.  Dyspepsia���������" My husband had dyspepsia und Hood's Sarsaparilla cured him.  Our little boy was nervous and the bitby  had ulcerous sores. It cured both." Mas.  Euma Beiib, Portage, Pa.  Indigestion���������"I could not eat for some  mouths on account ol distreaa and Indigestion, flood's Sarsaparilla cured me bo that  fcan eat and Bleep well." Mns. Q. A. Goktz,  Taylor and Walnut Sts., Wilmington, Del.  ISN'T  THIS   PROOF  Wear and Convincing  that Dodd's  Kidney Pills Cure Dlabates.  fenclneer JnniCH ,Gr:iluinr������   ������'n.se  Was Fro-  nounceil Incurable   by a Lending  Hon  treal  Physician���������"Vet    Hotld's     Kidney  Pills Cnreil It.  Montreal, P. Q., April 3.���������Thick and  last come the most convincing proofs  pf the really marvelous cures of Kidney  Diseases, in this city, by Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Not a day passes on which we  cannot read reports of several cures���������at  home, right hero in Montreal, at our  Dwn  doors.  In tho face of this vast m'ass of proof,  we must believe what such an enormous number of our fellow-oitizens write  ot' i the subject, viz.: That there is no  other medicine known to science, that  can at all equal Dodd's Kidney Pills,  as a oure for Kidney Diseases of all  tyipes. '  Many 'hundreds of Montreal people  have been cured of Diabetes by  Dodd's Kidney Pills, but there are in  the city, still, hundreds of other sufferers who do not,know that) by using  this famous remedy, they can be cured,  positively .cured, for all time and at  almost no expense. .'.   : .     ,  That, such .is the case, let the experience of Engineer James Graham,' of  No. 50 Victoria Square, prove.  Mr. . Graham,ihad Diabetes for six  years ; One of the most eminent of  Montreal's physicians examined . him,  and, informed him that his case was  beyond  all  aid���������incurable.  No wonder the sufferer grew despondent. But one day ho read of, a wonderful cure of Diabetes, effected by  Dodd's Kidney Pills..He at once bought  a box and began" to use'them. They  caused marked improvement, and he  used two boxes more. Now he is as  healthy as ho ever was, robust and  hearty.  Isn't  this proof enough that Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure Diabetes?.  Il   ought  to   be, surelyl- ���������    '  lTood's Pllla carti liver Ills; the non-lrrltntlng end  smly cathartic to take -with Hood's  SaraaparMa.  CRIME'IN ENGLAND.  The British Homo Office report for  1897, shows that while serious crimes  tend to diminish in England, there is  a great increase of minor offenses. By  far the larger number of criminals  convicted during the year havo been  convicted before���������a .fact that led the  Homo Office to conclude "that neither penal servitude nor imprisonment  serves to deter the habitual offender  from reverting to crime, and it is tho  habitual offender who forms tho bulk  of the prison population."  HARD GRAIN.  -  Silicon is generally spoken of as the  element of sand, and little thought of  its value In grain growing enters into  our usual calculations, yet in conjunction wilh tho potash the acid of  silica or silicic acid, forms an important part of the grain, and through  it we got the hardening. When wo  consider ,that the amount of silicia required to harden grain and give straw  stamina ' is nearly equal to the total  aggregation of nitrogen, phosphoric  acid and potash, over DO per cent, and  stamina is nearly equal to the total  mineral matter of the crop, it assumes  some importance���������in the light of our  softening  grain."  nnd  softer straw.  The fact that there is lots of it in  tho soil, doet> not moot the case, as like  the other essential inorganic elements  it is usually locked up so hard that  our plants cannot .assimilate it; consequently the valuable '1 homas-Phos-  phate Powder with its available silica  comes to our aid, and along with it  phosphate of limo, tphosphate of magnesia and phosphate of iron, This, and  tho fact that grains, particularly  wheat, take their phosphates largely  as phosphate of magnesia, partly accounts for the hardness and quality  as well as tho great yields of wheat,  77 bushels per acre, obtained from the  uso of Thomas-Phosphate, as well as  the stiff straw of  the crops.  NOT VERY MUCH.  Miss Oldgirl���������Do you think Mr. Suif-  kins is sincere when he writes that he  loves me more than tongue can tell ?  Miss Peaohblow���������I dare say. He's  tongue-tied, you know.  ������������������' MIKADO'S PAD. .  'The favorite sport of the Mikado is,  like that of most of the Indian Prinzes, horse racing, but ho allows no betting, and the price of admission to the  races is placed so high that only the  upper classes can attend. Tho Mika-  lo's stables accommodate about 3,000  inimals.  Silica Poultry Crlt is tho boht dif^rter in the market  ZiAUUHNTIAN SAND ft GRAVEL Co., Montreal.  SAME THING.  Mrs. Hyde Park���������Have you fed the  chickens, to-day ?  Mr. Hyde Park���������Not exactly 1 I  planted\some flower seedi though.  L_ Toscana. 10c. Reliance cigar  tse SUUUailct,  1UO.   FACTORY, Montreal.  ENCOURAGEMENT.   ���������  The Timid Lover���������You know tho old  adage, Faint heart never won fair  lady.   ��������� ������������������*���������''..  Miss Second Season���������But I'm a brunette, you know.  AN OFF-nAND GUESS.  Uncle Aleck, what is a piano-recital?  Well���������one woman, pounds tho piano  and all the rest talk.  7=or Over TMt< v  Yeflr.-l  MRS.   WINSI.OWS   SOO'i'HI.VO   SViil'I*  hvi  b������n  u-<od l������y Mothers for tliflrr-liil  run li<ctl,t -u.   ll aooth.*s  the rhlld, softrni tli, eiii'ii, nllay* .il1 !>ii:>. ���������up-, wind  lolio, audi'the best ruuiody fur di.u������li."i    2,"> ���������   a, lint-  i wind            _ a li,il.  (io"'s<"'M'liy all druggists" thrnuyhoul  JioHorld.    lie  Hire aiw? asi lor " Mrs, Whitlow's Soothing. Sjrup ",  PAPA'S OPINION.  Mamma���������The folks next door complain that our boys have been making  more noise than usual.  Papa���������It isu't possible.        <���������  Wisdom in buying- tea consists in buying- the best.  ~--s  Lead packages.  'CEYLON TEA.,       25,30,40,5o&6oc."  sot  TOO MUCH   FOR niM.  No, I couldn't bring myself to be-  lievo that tho spirit forms of the dead  come hack to us. c  Why not'.  I know too many bill collectors on  the other sido.  How's This ?  We ofl'or One Hundrod Dollars Reward foi  any oa&o of Catarrh that cau not be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHH.NJ5V. & CO., Props., Toledo, O.  Wo the undersigned, have known F. J.  Cheney for the last, 15 yeara, and bolievo liiin  perfeo'Iy Honorable; mall business transactions  and financially able to carry oul any obligations made by tuuir Arm.  Wkst&TkOax, Wholesale Druueists.Toledo,O.  Walujkg, Kinnan &; JIakvin, Wholesale  Urutrgibts  Toledo, Ohio.  Hall s Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the bluod aud muc ud surfaced of the Hyhteui. Price 75c. per bottle. Sold  by all Uruitiribte.   Totimoniiiln free.  Hall's Family PilU are tho host.  PLAYED INSANE, WENT INSANE.  An English burglar who shammed  insanity in order,to escape trial, after  keeping up the pretense for six months  has become really mad.  W P U 966  CALVERT'S  Carbolic Disinfectants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powdors, etc,, havo boon  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for nupe.-ior  excellence. Thoir regular use prove t imeoti-  ouh diseases. Ask your dea'er to obtain a  supply.   Lists mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER,    ���������   .     ENGLAND.  Silica Poultry Crit is the best digester in tho market  LAURENTIAN SAND & GRAVEL Co., Montreal.  'onboy's Improved  ,arriag:e Tops_   < Rs.0eiVED.TrlI HIQHE8T AWABB  AT THE WORLD'S MIR 11V*.    ,  Conlioy'i Patent Roller Topi biTa met with  ���������a h universal favor that other manufacture  er������ nro now making inferior Imitation* and,  poilinif thereon the reputation the Coubo?  Top' hare murle. Do not be hoodvrlnk������d bf  ai/ per* m who rocominendu an lnfarlof  make to be jusD as good.  rThe Conboy Roller' Top* aro ai ne������r pir-  feot or skilled workmen oan make thorn.  When you ordor your Buggy, stipulate  with y.'Uroiu-rl&gc builder that It la to hard  a genuine Con boy Koller Top, as Imitation*  aro nover aa good.  slannun      TRANSFER OASES.  I'lleComiiletoSl 00.    Board and Arch 50c.  Siinplo-t, Board und Aich, 25a  Binding Ci-.es, <S3.0J per dozen complete.  The Offloe Specialty Mfg. Co., Limited  121 and 124 Kay St.. TORONTO.  Factory:  Newmarket. '  f  Engine    ill!   V Ldrd  Neoisiooi  Ciisior  Cermania Oil Co., 134 Bay St., Toronto.  KITH KM  tfilNUI.K  '        or  rjOUK!.!. TUBE  Sunt O.O. D tu ">������ ������dili������������������    -  Will mall MOtlan U lequ.iled.  Wm. B. Northam, Toronto, Ont.  Establiined IMS  Oi\S E NIG HT,rorn0urc- Askronr  drug-giis forit. VricelOf  MONTREAL  The " Ealmotai," Fraa Bus &"*-���������-I>|8"  150 4 up  on receipt of $1 J>R. ROUBY, P.O. Boi 3lj5, Mei.treil  CUTTING SCHOOL-���������;>������������%  aloaue. C. & D. SCHOOL CO.,  Alontreul.  BVAPOR.ATORS   FOR  MAPLh  SYRUP.    O.it'nloBllo fieo.  G. H. GRIM MFQ. CO., Montreal.  ersrs.  rjRpf.cr.iNy thorn  wliohitvefiii eil  tuiiuutireile at*-  where, write tu  Dr. AmoU, Berlin who will oouvhiceyouhecun oureyiai  ������.������! All k mis cured 01  SS  money refund.-(I  Dr. Riiiueiiii n An  tiseiitio Pomade, Si.00 by mail.   Write Prof. Lwcoure.  PhurmactVt, 370 Cr.iiyiSt, Moutre.il.  |pyouh���������vonny APPLES, BUTTER, EGGS or POULTRY  to ship, fchip bht-ni to  The  Dawsoq Commission  Co.,  Limited,  Mills, tWilla A HaloF,  Barristors.utu., removal  to Wonley BldgR., Rich  moud t3t- W.. Toronto.  L. COFFEE & CO..  GRAIN AND COMMISSION  MERCHANTS,  Rooms 408-12 Board of Trade Bulldlnfr,  TOUONl'O. ONT.  Thomas Flynx John h. Cotr*.  HARRIS LEAD  BUYS COPPER  SCRAP BRASS  W~b.olait.lo only       William St., Toronto  LiOnst Diutao.00 Telophone 1729^   rYERfWl5tAoTH������RKNOWs  ' vur \/fll   I IB"   r.v    THE VALUE   OF  IS A PARTURIENT MEDICINES  3VeI.  SWELL THIEVE  A Princess, a. Countess, a Duchess,  and the daughter of a reigning Princo  were among the"4,0.00 thieves, proi'os-  siona) and .unprofessional, who wore  arrested in Paris during last year.  !���������'��������� ".' :���������-���������- .':������������������'  ���������'.'��������� An Eastec Cieetiner.  [For those who have thought that  catarrh is uncurable and to whom) the  oonstant use of snuffs and ointments  was almost unbearable, Catarrhozoaa  comes as a sure and delightful oure.  ���������No need for fetid breath, broken voice,  Mid dropping in the throa.t. Send for  Catarrhozone and be convinced-. Out-  itit, $1.00. Sample bottle and inhaler,  10 cents.  ' N. C. POLSON & CO.  Kingston, Ont.  Iowa Farms for Sale, $2 per aoro cash, Bal-  anoo J orop until paid.  J. Mulhall, Sioux City, la.  . SHOWING CREDENTIALS.  Mr. Perkins is a good business man,  isn't ho, daughter?  I think so, mamma; 10 minutes after  he'was'presented to me he told mo  he! was a widower.1  .   TO CURE A COLO IN ONE DAY  T������ke l..imti������u  Hroaio Onlnirm Tfthluts.     All   Drug-  silts refund tin moiiuy if it fulls tu cute.   25o.   ,  WORTH WHAT THEY BRING.  The Office Boy, who is reading law���������  A quibble is an objection that isn't  worth anything, isn't it, Mr. Briefly'?/ '"''"���������.'..  The Lawyer���������Not at all, James I I  have known quibbles that wore worth  from ������10 up.  Stammerers-SwSS  book tvIII soon be complete, it will give you lull instruc-  tions. Trice wiU be j5. W.K. liate,393 ColleKe-tt..Torunty  V������������������������������������ Man I   There is no better trade or profej-  lOUllg malt ���������   ���������,������������������  tj,an   CuttinB   Gentlraio   B  GarmenU.   LEARN TO COT.   S.nd for circular.  Toronto Cutting School, 113 Yonge St. Toronto.  Garment Cutting ^^^"'K  .   ..__       "-���������������        ���������-������������������   '   ��������� this well pnid art.  For,Gentlemen I ������-\Q^$.00^  Agents S? letenl^S;'^ Wanted  ��������� ���������' too arid houne.   Exclusive territory.  ROWELL k HUliY      -       OhiCHjo und Montreal.  " BEAVER BRAND " Mackintosh  nuvee hurdena i is guuruntfed .Vuter-  .. proof. Ask f,,r it.t'ake no other. Beu-  *> verltubbor Clothing Co., Montreal.  ���������'Sife,^  Rn ft B i M Si an(i Sheet Metal Works.  I" IHU liflOKlNO SLATE, in JilHck,  Rod or Oreo n. SI.ATI5 BLACKBOARDS QVo Hiipply  Pub'loiUlU Itigh Hchnoia,Toronto;. RoiillllK Felt, Pitch,  Co:il Tur, etc. UOOl.'INII Tll.K (Scu New Ciry Build.  ina������, Toronto, done by oiirllrm). Metnl Oelliu^s, Cornices, oto. EHtitniitos furnished for work complt.te or -or  mntcrlnlfi nhlppcil to an* p:irt of the country. Phone I93H  C. DUTHIE& SONS, Adolaldo&Wklmoi'Sts.,Toronto.  Coot!   Buffer, EffBn, Produce.  Send sumidei) and (juoto b.webl  prices.  The Aikenhead   Produce Co.,  8S Front St. E., Toronto.  Do Lavni Cream  Separators.  ALPHA HAND AND POWER.  ." CANADIAN DAIRY SlWLlf CO.,  OS Montreal arid Winnipeg  Solo Agents for Canada.  Bess aa ThN beautiful  Bb gb ������<>ld-������li<-ll  Kn^ Solilulro  Klnsr, In or-  qulslte Pltish-llfiril enflp.  lorsellinff 1 dux daicty iMckaU uf  llellotru{je. Kuss and \ lulet ber*  fuma .Vobrtin ortawiujt. Sail  at 10c rnch K*������uri] us 11.30 and  receive ring FREE by return  mull. LlbcrAlcon.nusslon. irprs'  fcrred.   Unsold s;ood������ returnable.  HOHE SUPPLY CO.,  Dcpt.'Z.' Toronto. Out.  Only IsstltntiOB hs Ow.������dc fur tke cure ���������<  ererr phase ol spseeb <l>fect.   E������tabU������h������o,  ,       Iu Toronto, 18������tL   Oure cu.iranHi.il  OHOHOH8 A1JTOVOCK 1MST1TUTK,  0 Pembroke St, Toronto, OnnauW  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  PS'S  GRATEFUL���������COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  29  OF OUR STUDENTS have recently tnlcen good  situations, and four positions remain unbilled.  STRATFOBD, ONT. We teach roal business���������no Iml  IktloD or nonsense. In fair competition our graduates  ar. nearly always ohoaan. Business men appreciate our  work. Best Oommerelal School in Canada. Snter nowi  Ootnln tre* ^ ^ ELUQTTi prlncIpaI.  Send nftine and addrou an{  w������ will ten 1 8 doi. pkr. iu������  cial Sweet L*������a Scads, w iofl  ai lOo, per jiackftfo. Reture  us tho money t.n4 wo wig  send you boya* o. siriB*, Sttnt*  ROYAL MAIL  STEAMSHIPS  St John, N.B., and Halifax, to Liverpool, oadinu at  Londonderry. Larv uirt fa^t -win screw tteaiu liipi  "LiAB.<AI>OR" "VaNCOUVEK. "dCOlKMAN '  Superior uocomrnndution or Flr-it Cabin. Seo  ond Cabin and SlueraRo pansengera. Rules o1  pa-hage-Fir-t Cabin, $55.00 ; -eoond Oanln.  $35; -���������jteeraRe t'22.51) and upwards aooordin^ to  steamer and berth. For all Information npply  to Local ARenia, or David ToitRANOK & Co..  Gan'l AKenta.17 dt. Saoramenc St.. Montreal.  ^"���������^^ senu you uuy. o,  wind Wntoh, yuaranterd timokeepcr, with  EJ'i ERPRISE AGENCY CO.. Toronto,  Loan and Savings Company.  iHOoaroitATSP 18i3.  Paid-up Capital 62,0oe,ooa  Rosorvo Fund      l,ISo,ooO  Hasad OfUco-Toronto ������t.. Toronto.  Branoh Offloos   Wlnnlpetr, Man., vanoouver, B.^  IHifOMT"* are received at Interest, paid or MBftt  pounded DAlf yearly i  ������Gi.KHlBUliS issued In Ourrenoy or Sterling vrlMj  Interest ooupous attached, uavable in baaadaal  in Enjiand. Executors and Trust- ei are aatnen  lied by lavr \a Invest In the Debentures of ikll  Compajiy. I  MOXKT A'>VA.V<tiI> on Real Estate security a*j  cm rent rates and on favorable conditions as t������ rt^  p.iytueut.  Uorbcaxss and Municipal Debentures purtnasod.  J. HERBERT MAiON  Managliif Director,  We sjive this fine 4-Blade  Pearl Handle KNIFE for  selling 12 ol our Bright  Light Chemical LAiMP  WICKS at 5 cents each.  Simply send your address  and we will forward wicks  post-paid. When sold, send  the 60 cents and we will send  knife, with all charges paid.  Address,  Gem Novelty Co.,Toronto, Ont.  FUCE ,  This  lovely  leb>&> B  littlo Lady s  "Waton,   witb   guard    or  chatelaine for celling 3 doz.  of our   full-sizcd   Linen  DoyliesatlOceach; Lady's  8terlinxSilver Watch forsellinR  5 doz.    Do/lies In latest and  prettiest design.   They sell at  sigh&.   Write andwesend them  postpaid. Sell them, return our  money and we promptly forward  your tvatoh free. Unsold doylias  ntunubls.      UNEN DOYLYCO.,Dept., ' 1,' Toronto.  On Trial  WE SExNO THE  AYLMER  SPRAY  PUMP,  ANDERSON  FORCE PUMP,  on   these  terms.   No sucker, n,  packing.    Will last a lifetime.  For Illustrated CaUlojuas, ad  arcs  AYLMER IRON W0RK9J  J. W. ANDERSON,  Aylmcr, Ont.  ROYAL MAIL  SlEAfflBltS  ST.  LAWRENCE  ROUTE,  MONTKHAL TO  LIVERPOOL.  SUMMER .SAitlHGS,"  OALIFOKNIAN-Ma.v G, Ju.ie 10, July 13.  OAST1 I.IAN -(new). May211, June 21.  KAVAKIAN~(new), 10.U00 Tons, Twin  Screw, July  20, and vv. ekly tboreat'ter.  ' Cabin Haisa.e-$o5.0J ancl upwards. ,  Second Cabin -*3.S.00, lleturrl JB6 60.  Steera^o���������Liverpool, Loudon, Ulasfow, L ndond.rry,  or Quecnstowu, $23.50.  #or further Iuforuiation apply to  H. B0URIIER, 77 Yonge St., Toronto,  or H. & A. ALLAN, Montreal.   ,  HEALTH .RESTORED Sth..pe���������s?foic{n?  most disordered Stotnaoh. Luni;s, Nerves, Liver, Blood,  Bladder, Kidneys. Brain and Breath by  'Du;Barry's JSSfe*  whioh Saves Invalids and Children, and edso Rears suftl  oessfully Infants whose Ailments and Debility have1 rtl  sist^d allothei treatments.     It dliestB when all otnsf  Food Is rejected, saves M times its opst in medioine.  P������fn������   M^.^. ������������->,5   Invariable Success,     100.8M  50 Years ^xas^.ssssr.  Jn^lu^Z^-^t'pnl?^^  Nervous Dobility, Sleeplcssneaa, Despondency,  Ouiari^ & -Co., '���������*&  Lendon. W., also In Paris, 14 Rue d. Oastiejllou, andl  St all Grooers, Ohomists, and Stores *������erywlK.re. in tlos.  ti 3 8A. ������s!.������ib_ltJ. Seat oarrlaie froo. Also On  Barry1. Bivalent. Bl.culu.ip tius^a. M^"^^j. n(/.  4s������n'a for Oaaada: The T. Eaton Co., Limited. TonmU,  % . ,tal THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1899.  11 '  XCbe flSMninolRexuew  SATURDAY APRIL  92.  J 899  BETTER GET.TO WORK, BOYS.  Victoria, April 15.���������Minister of  mines Jiunio told your representative  to-dtiy thiil it was very probable th,.t  the eight-hour law would never bo enforced and bcl'oro being put in operation one month's notice will be given  mine owners, Premier Semlm said  the government will go slow in the  matter.  The foregoing  from the Nelson Tribune, the mouth piece of the Hon. J.  Fred Hume, is likely  to be   correct;  and does it not place'the government  in a humiliating corner.   Without the  slightest reference to it in the Minister's addresses to the people last election, without an intimation of  it in  the speech from the throne, in the last  hours of the session,   and when   not  (        more than  half   the   members   were  present,   the   government    smuggled  through one of most important measures, because of its consequences, ever  introduced in a orovincial legislature  and now they lack the courage to enforce it.   After setting the mine owners and the men at each others throats  they shrink into an egg shell.and label  the opening "Rooms to let."   Serious  consequences ��������� have already  occurred  .   from this enactment,   but what care  the government ?  There is no concealing the fact that  the mining laws of this country are  very unsatisfactory, and still  the legislature, many of whose number know  nothing of what the  country requires  and care less, will persist in tinkering  with   them   from   their   own   stand  points.      As     has   been   frequently  pointed   out   in these   columns,   no  one   but'    those   who   are   actually  "in     the     business"       can      make  proper   miuinglaws   for this   cr any  other  country.     If  the   government  would select a committee of say 45���������  15 practical miners, 15 owners  and as  many more   capitalists and business  men empowered to draw up permanent  laws and regulations, we would have  something that would give the country  satisfaction.     Amendments   by   non-  practical and non-interested men can  never fill the bill.  As all our readers are  aware, The  Review has time  and again ������aid that  eight hours is a long enough day for  most people to work in  a tunnel; but  when it comes to reducing miners and  owners  to the rank of infants or Indians, who are unable to take care  of [  themselves, and do not know what is  best   for   them,   by legislation, it is  time for reasonable people to enquire  "where are  we at."    It   would   have  been an acceptable measure   for  the  government to have made eight hours  a standard day,   allowing owners  and  miners   to   agree   among   themselves  after, as to duration of service in mines  without penalties.     In   time   things  would   work   around  to   the   general  adoption  of tho standard   clay���������eight  hours���������when   condilioos were accommodated to tho change, and  overtime  would be adopted only where it suited  the interests of capital and labor jointly to adopt it.   An Indian or an infant  may not know  what surroundings are  conducive to health in   a mine, and it  might be necessary (or a government  to employ protection;   but surely experienced 'miners   need   not  be surrounded   with protecting   peutilti.es���������  they.need not be told that more  than  eight hours is injurious  to health and  that legal penalties   are   requisite to  guide them.   In all mining countries  sentiment   is drifting to   the  shorter  day's labor,but it has remained for the  B. 0. government to adopt  penalties  for  nori-observancc���������no   matter   how  much they were opposed  to surrounding   interests; and   then   like   snails  crawl into shells when asked to  worship idols of their own creation.   We  repeat it the spectacle  is most humiliating.   It will lead to the adoption of  eight hours in some localities and ten  in others,   producing  confusion   confounded, and a laughing stock for civilization.  fact that the Conservative party of  the province are not unitedly satisfied  with Cotton's fidelity to Martin, who  is known to he the dominant spirit of  the cabinet. , On the other hand the  Liberal party are not behind Martin  unitedly, nor would it be if a contest  in the province was run on party lines  with Martin as Liberal leader, as it is  well known that Martin has his knife  in the Liberal party at Ottawa for giving the Department of tho Interior to  Sifton, which was in all fairness rightfully his.  If  Tupper   enters   the ;_Provincial  House it will be as leader of the Conservative party ; and he will speedily  be  at the head of  the   Conservative  members of the House on party lines.  Cotton will hardly withdraw from the  government and co-operate with Tupper, as he will consider the latter a  usurper.   On the other hand if he remains with   Martin & Co. until   the  close ot   the   present  parliament, he  could then hardly join the Conservative ranks, as he would have to repudiate his acts of the previous years, and  remain with Martin on party lines, he  hardly would.  On the oth'-r hand again, it is a  question, whether or not, the Liberals  of the province would be satisfied with  Martin's leadership, in view of his  hostility to the Federal government.  It is just a question then if party lines  are drawn, us they are most certain to  be, if there will not be three or four  parties in the House, each struggling  ANIMALS AS MODELS.  Some  for supremacy.  The penalties,   the main   objection  by miners and  property holders, are  the result of speed.     Martin  wanted  to have it said that he put through  more Bills in a session than any .other  "statesman (?)", save the mark, in Canada, and this is  the result.   The objectionable penalties were in  the old  Act, that of 1897, and were intended to  apply to cases where owners left their  works in a dangerous condition threatening the lives and limbs of employes;  and   as these penalties were  neither  removed   nor   modified to  meet   the  necessities of the case, they became  applicable to the violation of the eight  hour clause   as  well.     Of course   no  sane man   would  pass a Bill in  this  form, but as every thing was haste to  pass 101 Bills and close the session up  every   representative overlooked   the  damaging feature of the new law.   One  short clause,' setting forth the penalties were only applicable, as at   first  designed, lo affect carelessness on the  part ef owners leaving man traps for  workmen,  would have-fully met   the  case.   No one objects to eight hours as  a statutory day, if there were not penalties where owners and men mutually  agree on other terms.  ot the Experiences of an Artist In  Sketching; From X.lfe.  "Leaves  From  the Sketchbook   of an  'Animal Artist' " is an articlo by Morodith  Nugent in St. Nicholas. Mr. Nugent says:  Thore was im olophunt in the Jurtlin des  Plantes that would  not pose  unloss  ho  wore paid  for it, and paid  in   advance.  Then ho took pnymont in buns  and pie,  but if thoso were not forthcoming ho would  deliberately walk to tho farther and of tho  inclosuro and  turn  bis  book.    The only  wuy to got  a drawing of this bi������ follow  wus to ongago someone to feed him meanwhile.  In tho same gardens I saw an unusually  Interesting sight ono morning. A littlo  sun bear with a largo marrow bono In his  shaggy paws was retorting to all sorts of  bear devices to got the sweot marrow.  Suddenly ho lay down on his buck, placed  ono end of the bono in his jaws and with  his hind paws tipped tho othor ond of Iho  bono =0 high up that tho ohoioo morsol  slipped into his mouth. If tho animal could  only havo understood tho shouts of approv-  al that grooted this performance, I think  it would havo turned his head.  Ab a rule, I And tho models very good  natured. Truo, thoy koep a sharp oyo on  mo for tho first few days, but after that  are generally quite friendly. Of courso  thore aro some parts of the business they  do'not like. Tho oriole never was happy  when I held him in my band for olose inspection, but a beautiful cat whioh rebelled when I first placed her In a birdcage, to koep hor in front of nio(lgrow so  fond of boing thero that after I finished  my drawings she cried and orled to be put  baok into the cage.  Intonse ouriosity is the great characteristic of animals whon in tho studio. They  aro as muohintorosted in you ond tho surroundings as you are ��������� in them. This is  especially the case with birds. Leave tho  studio but a few minutos, und those two  leggod fellows aro hopping into everything. Of course they inspect tho paper  on whioh you havo beon drawing, and the  paints, and the brushes and occasionally  vary thoso proceedings by taking a bath  in tho water bowl.  'Twill purify the  system���������Give you  strength and  onorgy.  There are three conditions:  When the blood is poor;  When more flesh is needed;  When there is weakness  of the throat or lungs.  There is one cure: that is  Scott's Emulsion.  It contains the best cod-  liver oil emulsified, or digested, and combined with  the' hypophosphites. and  glycerine. It promises more  prompt relief and more lasting benefit in these cases than  can be obtained from the  use of any other remedy.  . 50c. and $1.00, all druggists.  SCOTT &BOWNE, Chemists.Toronto.  TO CONSUMPTIVES. ;  She Boliovod In Presents.  An old woman in Orknoy was noted for  gelling whisky on tho sly.   Hor houso was  a few miles from the town, and the excite  officers had often tried, but in vain, to get  her convioted:    A young officer was  appointed to the place, who  said, on   being  told about hor, thnt he would soon socure  her conviction.'  Early  ono morning   he  loft home and arrived at the old woman's  house at seven oVlook.    Walking in, he  saw no one.    Noticing a bell on tho tablo,  he rang it. Tho old woman appearod, and  he asked for a glass of milk. Aftor a little  ha rang again, and  the old woman  appearod.    Ho asked if she hud any whisky.  "Aye, sir," sho said, "wo aye have some  in the bottle," setting it down before him.  Thon, thanking hor, ho laid down a sovereign, whioh  she took and walked, out.  After helping himself he rang and asked  for the change.    "Change, sir,'" said the  old woman; "there's nae change.   We hae  nae license. Pat we gie we gle in prosentsj  fat we tak we tak  in prosents.    So  good  day, sir."   The excise man loft the house  a sadtlor   but wiser   personage.���������Strand  Magazine.  Lincoln's Kindness to Birds.  The following incidont is related by one  who know Lincoln and who nt tho time of  the incident was his follow traveler:    ,  "Wo passed through a thiokot of wild  plum and orabapplo trees and stopped to  water our horses. Ono of tho party came  up alone and we -inquired, 'Where is Lincoln?'  " 'Oh,' he replied, 'when I saw him last  he had caught two young birds which tho  wind had blown out of their nest, and he  was hunting for the nest, that he might  put them back in it.' "���������Woman's Journal.  Take  This  Spring.  ,     Very few people escape the enervating  influence of spring weather.  There is a dullness, drowsiness and  inaptitude for work on account of the  whole system being: clogged up with impurities accumulated during' the winter  months.  The liver is sluggish, the bowels inclined to be constipated, the blood impure,  and the entire organism is in need of a  thorough cleansing.  Of all "Spring Medicines," Burdock  Blood Bitters is the best.  _ It stimulates the sluggish liver to activity, improves tho appetite, acts on the  bowels and kidneys, purifies and enriches  the blood, removes all poisonous products, and imparts new life and vigor to  those who are weak and debilitated.  Mr. Wm. J. Hepburn writes  from Centralia, Ont.: "I can  _ sincerely say that Burdock Blood  Bitters is the best spring medicine on the  market. Last spring my blood got out  ol order, and I had seven or eight good  sized boils come out on my body, and the  one on my leg was much larger than an  ������ZS- r Rot a bottle of Burdock Blood  Bitters, and inside of six days, when only  half tho bottle was taken, there wasn t  a boil to be seen. I have recommended  B. B. IS. to dilferent people in our village,  and all derived benefit from it. I wish  B.B.B. every success, as it is indeed a  great medicine for the blood." '  B.B.B. is a highly concentrated vegetable compound -teaspoonful doses���������add  water yourself.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  7 Big:  Boils.  Harris  SANDON, B. 0.  LEHDS  Them All..  Lambert's Syrup  Douglas Pine  Will cure your cold when all  others fail.   Try it and prove  it.   Sold by all druggists.  ���������  Price 25c a bottle.  M������  Carries the largest stock of pipes  in the Slocan. They must be  sold. . A reward of $1,000 is  offered for the discovery of any  dealer who is selling this class  of goods cheaper.  Reco Avenue, -Sandon.  Haying opened business in the  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared to do all kinds of Boos  and Shoe Making and Repairing in tho  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO ORDER TOO SMALL  AND NONE TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  Established in 1895.  E. M. SANDILANDS,  SLOCAN  MINES  Sandon, B. C.  Mining Stocks bought and sold.   General agent for Slccan properties.  Promising prospects for sale.  Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor. :  M. L. Grimmett, ll.b.  Baeristee,    Solicitor,    Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon,    B. C.  An Knsy Ono.  Another jiroblom has boon handed in for  xnathomalicians to struggle ' with. No  answors ������ro wanted in this office. We  havo problems of our own. Tell the answer to the policeman. "A man owed $1  and had but 75 conts. Ho went to the  pawnshop nnd pawned tho 76 conts for 50  cents. Ho met a friend and sold him tho  pawn tickofc calling for 75 cents for 50  cents. He thus had two 50 cant piecos���������  $1, in fact���������with whioh ho paid his dobt.  Wns anybody out, and how muoh?"���������  Minneapolis Journal.  A. MILLOY, L. D. S.  DENTIST..  Booms in Virginia block, Sandon, B.C.  Atia  Tho sin.'illust horio in tho world is a  Shetland pony owned by tho Murchoso  Cnrcnho, in JJIlnn. It is 34 inches high,  and when .standing besido its ownor the  pony's back is only un inch abovo bis knee.  Packages weighing up to- 22 pounds  and measuring not more than five feet  cube are now transported by tho French  postotlico for 37 cents to any part of  France.  The largest telegraph office in the  world is the general postofflce building,  London, over 3,000 operators being~em-  ployed. ,:  FAINTER, P/3FERH.4NQEK,  K������LS2niNER, DEC2RdT2R  Will attend to orders from town  or country. Command of the  largest and best assorted stock  of WALL PAPER in the Kootenay country. Orders may be  left at CliflVs Bookstore or at  ; my residence, Sandon.  McMillan  FUR  & WOOL CO.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200 to 20S First Ave. No.  ttlNNE/qPOLIS, J1INN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  :J2E^ 'J2&'J25* '^^# ***>���������  . 00 .00. 03? . f*& . ������j& ,  aob'.^bb������'. 00 ��������� 00 ��������� fi& ��������� 00 r^,.\*������, ���������>������osk ������X>^ .>oa>, ���������^C-^������r<  *'  THE PARTY OUTLOOK.  The politics of this province are  badly mixed, and if the report that  Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper is geing to  enter the local arena, turns out to be a  fact, they will be mixed worse. At  present Cotton and Martin are the  leading spidts of the Local government���������Cotton a pronounced Tory and  Martin a pronounced Grit. These position,! may again be qualified; by the  The undersigned having been restored to health by simple' means, after  suffering for several years with a  severe. luntj affection, nnd that dread  disease, Consumption, is anxious to  make known to his fellow sufferers the  means of cure. To those who desire it;  he will cheerfully send (free of charge)  a copy of the prescription used, which  they will,-find a sure cure for Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis and  all throat and- lung maladies.' He  hopes, all sufferers will try his remedy,  as it is iuvaluable.. Those desiring  the prescription, which will cost them  nothing, and may prove a blessing,  will please address,   ���������   ������������������'  Rev. EDWARD A. WILSON,  1 yr. Brooklyn, New York.  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.' 25 cents. .  :\  ana SCIENTIFIC.  TglRTT-IflrfTK TEAR.  24 Pages.:  Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  ,   TO MINING MEN.  .       $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.   ���������  >     EE.VI) FOU SAJirLE COPT.  MINING ���������*. Scientific PRESS  330 IHARxCET ST.. SAff,5SAI.CISCO, CAL.'  \ SEVERE DIARRHCEA.  ���������    ,f  "Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild.Strawberry cured my child of a severe attack of diarrhoea, and I highly recommend it to mothers as the best medicine for bowel complaints of children."  Mrs. O'Flynn, North Valley, On t.  n  OLIFFE & CO.,  Sandon.  lu  > 11  f..'<B  !������������������������ ���������������������__;,  " ������������������ ������l.- '��������� \,^    -������..  -...,��������� ��������� ...  ������������������-.  ���������.������������������',    ,% ���������   ,���������;-'*       r ���������������, ������������������-   H:l,*.'"'4iis-   .   . ji '       *'.: .   '   "- -   *     .-���������   ..s-,.-i    ������ ���������.- ' i������l>.i   *   .1   -*   .-  ���������    ' -1   ..���������   <���������>     .v,������.-i.������-  *  ..  m  ��������� Is* ������w,  ���������'.!'"f.fl'i.'7f-1  ,/! >.-fi..'ii( ;  ,  /.���������'\":'.v :'.t'.i " THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 22,  1899.  READABLE PARAGRAPHS  From the   Mining and  Scientific  Press.  While rich deposits attract the most  attention, it is the low-grade ore that  ordinarily pays the best if in sufficient  quantity to justify its treatment on a  large scale���������quantity, not quality, being the main requisite and tho surest  proposition.  1 A rule for finding the required  ' cngth of belts is as follows : Add together the diameter of the two pulleys,  multiply by 3������ and divide the product  by 2; add to this twice the distance  between the centre ol* the shafts and  the product will equal the length of  the belt required. The horse power of  a belt may be found by multiplying  its velocity in feet per minute by its  width in inches and dividing byJOOO.  To find the approximate weight of a  conical pile of quartz, measure the diameter of the base in feet, square this  diameter and multiply by .785-1. This  will give the area. Multiply this sum  by one third the, verticil height of the  cone-shaped pile and divide by 20.  Tbis will give the number of tons in  the pile. Example: A pile of ore is  12 feet wide and 4 feet high, piled in  circular form ; 12x12=144. This multiplied by .7854 equals 113.09xlJ feet  (one-third the height) equals 154.4  cubicfeet. This divided by 20 (the  number of feet in one ton) gives 7.52  'tons.  In a recent lecture at the Royal In-  ��������� atitute, Sir Robert Ball, the eminent  astronomer, stated that we know now  the existence of 30,000.000 of stars or  suns, many of them much more magnificent than the one which gives light  to our system. The majority of them  are not visible to the eye or even  recognizable by the telescope, but sensitized photographic plates have revealed their existence beyond all doubt  or question, though most of them are  inconceivably distant, thousands or  tens of thousands of times'as far off as  our sun. A telegraphic message, for  example, which would reach the sun  in eight minutes, would not reach  some of these stars in 1800 yours. An  average of only ten planets to _ each  sun indicates the existence within the  norrow range to which human observation is still confined of, at least, 30,-  000, of separate worlds, many of them  doubtless of gigantic size, and it is  nearly inconceivable that those worlds  can be wholly devoid of living and  sentient beings upon them, probably  mortal in our sense, illustrating the  insignificance of mankind.  Big Fire in London.  London, April 17.���������The metropolis  narrowly escaped a calamity  to-day,  which promised to rival the Windsor  hotel fire in New York.   Hyde Park,  Court  Albert Gate, one of the finest  and most fashionable  blocks of residential flats   overlooking the famous  '.ilotten Row, caught fire at half-past  nine   this   morning.     The   building,  which is eleven stories high, was built  by  the notorious   Jabez. Spencer Balfour.   The fire broke out in the lower  part of the building and spread up the  ���������.levator  shaft   with    great  rapidity.  The flames enveloped the upper stories  before' the occupants  were aware of  their danger.   Then   the   alarm   was  raised    and   the   affrighted   servants  dropped trom the rop windows to the  verandahs .on the ninth floor.  -The de  fective arrangements of  the   London  fire brigade were again demonstrated,  aB the fire  escapes were too short to  re:ich the people in ihe upper stories,  who escaped with greatest difficulty.  The flumes   were not under   control  until one o'clock, when the upper part  of the structure was gutted.   Jt is considered lucky that tho firo oceurred in  daylight, otherwise  it would havo requited in a grout loss of life.   All the  floors were supposed to be fire-proof.  Shot by a Siwash.  . Kamloops, April 15.���������This evening  Philip Walker was shot by, Sol Cnsi-  mer, a Siwash, ,at his own door.  Walker lived 40 minutes after the  shoting. The murder was evidently  premeditated,' and was the result of an  old feud. Casimer escaped to the Indian reservation. A large posse is in  pursuit. , .''���������'.-''  iil-J triumphant  only  in  the home  here a baby com-  ;, pletes   the   tie  of  matrimony.  A childless  marriage    cannot be a happy  one.     It  takes  the final tie of  a baby to bind  two   souls   together in marriage for belter  or    for   worse.  Without   this  a.wedded couple  indissoluble in-  at makes' daily  self-sacrifice not only a  possibility, but a pleasure.  There are to-day thousands of homes all  over the country that were once childless  and unhappy, but that to-day echo with  the laughter of happy babyhood, as a result of a marvelous medicine, known as  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. ^This is  the greatest of all medicines for'women  who sufferer from weakness and disease of  the delicate and important organs that bear  the burdens of maternity. It makes them  healthy, strong, vigorous and elastic. It  makes them pure and virile. It allays inflammation, heals ulceration, soothes pain  and tones and builds up the shattered  nerves. It banishes the discomforts of the  ' expectant period, and makes baby's coming easy and almost painless. It insures  the little new-comer's health, and a bountiful supply of nourishment. It transforms  weak, sickly, nervous invalids into happy,  healthy mothers. An honest dealer will  not urge an inferior substitute upon you. ,  "I am now a happy mother of a fine healthy  baby girl," writes Mrs. F. B. Cannings, of No.  ���������4320 Humphrey Street, St. Louis, Mo. "Feel  that your ' Favorite Prescription' has done me  more good than anything I have ever taken.  Three months previous to my confinement I began usiug it. I was only iu labor forty-five minutes. With my first baby I - suffered 18 hours  then had to lose him. He was very delicate and  only lived 12 hours. For two years I suffered untold agony and had two miscarriages. The  ' Favorite Prescription ', saved both my child  and myself."  Write to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.,  for a free letter of advice, and enclose 31  one-cent stamps, to cover customs and  mailing only, for a paper-covered copy  of the "People's Common Sense Medical  Adviser;" or jo stamps for a cloth-bound  copy.    A medical library in one volume.  .The above is the name and trade mark  of the original Kidney Pill.    " " "  The only reliable Kidney Pill.  Thoy woro placed on tho market by Mr.  James Doan, KingsvilIe,,Ont., February, 1885���������long before other Kidney  Pills were thought of.  Their phenomenal success in all parts of  tho world, as well as m Canada, has  brought forth many imitations.  Tako nothing that has a name that looks  or sounds like D-O-A-N-'S.  Always ask for D-O-A-N-'S Kidney  Pills���������tho pills that - quickly and  thoroughly oure all kinds of Kidney  ills after other remedies fail.  ALWAYS KEEP ON HAND  THERE IS f'O KIT,'D OF  PfllW  OR I  ACHE,   I.'JTEL.IAL   CT.   EXTERNAL.,  'THAT   PAiii-KI.LER U:tt HOT  RE>  L,:iVE. ������.  LOCKOUT FO.T IMI  , STlTUTES.      I, IE  BEARS THE  NA    .:  FUP.Xi'i D..  ATIC."  .. '-NUI1.  ANDSUB-  :   30TTLE'  SV  r-^.y^Jb^'8  MRS. GEO. SMALL,  Northern Pacific Ry.  THE  FAST LINE  TO ALL. POINTS.  The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  Elegant Dining Cars,  Modern Day Coaches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars.   '  Through tickets to all pionts In tho United  States and Canada.  Steamship tickets to all parts of the world.  Tickets to  China and Japan via Tacoma  and Northern Paul tic Steamship Co.  Trains depart lrom Spokane:  No. 1, West at 3.-10 p. m., dally.  No. 2. East at. 7.30 p. m., daily.  For information,   time  cards,   maps  and  tickets apply to agents ol tho S. ]���������". & N.  F. D. GJ BJiS, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  ��������� A. D. CHARLTON. Asst.Gen. Pass. Agent.  255 Morrison St., Cor. 3rd, Portland, Ore.  E FALLS S NORTHERN'  NELSON 8 FORT SHEPPM iff,  RED MAIN  The only All-raill route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   Rossland and  Spokane and Rossland.  LEAVE DAILY '        AKBIVE  fi.20 sum Nelson 5.35 p.m.  - 12.05 a.m Rossland 11.20 p.m.  8.30 a.m Spokane 3.10 p.m. ,  Tho train that leaves Xelson at 6.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  rains for all  PACIFIC coast POINTS.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  C. G. Dixon, G. P. T. A.  G.T.Taokabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  AND   SOO   PACIFIC.  The Fast and Short  Route East & West  THROUGH SERVICE, FEWEST CHANGES  LOWEST RATES  First-class Sleepers on all trains.  TOURIST   CARS Pass Revelstoke dally for  St. Paul. ;  Thursdays for Montreal and Boston.  Tuesdays' and Saturdays for Toronto.  Baggage checked to destination and through  tickets issued.  No customs difficulties.  Connections dally to points reached via Na-  kusp.      Dally (exeeptSunday) to points  reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.  Train leaves Sandon dally at 7,15 a. m.  Train arrives Sandon daily at lC.55p. m.  Ascertain rates and full Information by addressing nearest local agent or '  A. C. MoARTHUR, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Anderson,Trav. Pass. Agt.,Nelson  E.J. Coyle, Dist. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  BE SURE  YOUR  VIA C.  TICKET  P. R.  READS  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  IT. FOREST, OHT,  Considers Laxa-Liver Pills the  best remedy for Biliousness.  Safe-Cracking in  Montreal.  Montreal, April 17.���������Burglars blow  ������pen the safe in Man's drug store on  St. Aritoine street this morning. The  explosions shook tbe whole building.  The Oxford restaurant, on University  street, was also robbed, the safe being  blown open and $1,000 stolen.        .  CHURCH    NOTES.  ���������., Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p. m.  Anglican���������Revi Beers will conduct  Episcopal service in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at 11 a.m.  Pkesbyterian.���������Rev. J. Clelland will  preach as usual in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at and 7:30 cm.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m., after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  One after anolhor is coming forward  and speaking a word in favor ol: Iho new  family mocHoino-���������Laxa-Liver. Pills.  Mrs. Goo. Small, Sligo Road, Mount  Forest, after givingthoso pills a thorough  trial, thus bxprosses horsolt'.:���������"Laxn-  Liver Pills aro tho best remedy I ever  took for biliousness ; and as a .general  family cathartic, they aro far superior to  anything in the market for that purpose."  Laxa- Liver Pills aro mild in action,  harmless in effect, and,do not weaken  the system.  . /  . They act promptly on the Liver, tone  up tho digestivo organs, remove unhealthy accumulations and cut short the  progress o������ disease.    Price 25c. _,  TlflE CdRb.  Trains run on Pacific Stai'.dard Time.  Going West.       Daily.       Going East.  Leavo 8.00 rum.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.55 p.m.  8.82   "       South Folk       "       3.!>(>     ���������'  "       0.30   " Spoules "       2.2.J     "  0.-I5   "       Whhewator      ���������'      2.10    "  "      0.55   "        near Lake       "      2.00    "  "     10.13   "        .McGutgan       "      l.ir,    "  "     10.'.!"i   " 13alle\'s        ,"       1.31     "  "    10.33   "   Cody Junction   "       1.23    "  ArrivolO. 10   " Snudon      Leave 1.15    "  CODY URANCir.  Leave 11.00 a.m.      Sandon    .Vrrlvc 11.10 lum.  '���������     11.15    " Cody 11.2.-)   "  GEO. K. COPHI.AND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship  Tickets to and from* all points, apply to  S.'OAMrnKLL, Agent, Sandon.'B. C.  ooteaay. Tailors.  A new and splendid assortment of season-,  able materials for all kinds of garments now  on hand.  Do Not Forget  ������ur Motto**?.,  A   FIT  WE   GUARANTEE.  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I*      *  IT.WJLL OUT  OR,  *  I  *  i  ������  I  i i .|  *���������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-*������������������������*���������*���������*������������������������������������������������������-*  A GREAT HYSTERY.  CHAPTER 'V.���������Continued.  For some months Jefferson Hope  lingered among ihu mountains, leading  a strange, wild life, and nurhing in  his heart tho fierce desire for ven-  geanco which possessed him. .Tales  were told in tho city of the weird  figure whioh was seen prowling about  . the .suburbs, and which haunted the  lonely mountain gorges. Onco a bullet    whistled    through      Slnngerson's  window and flattened itself upon   Ihe  ���������wall    within    a  foot of  him.   On  another occasion, as Drebber passed under  ai cliff, a great bowlder crashed down  on him, and ho only escaped a terrible  death by throwing himself v. upon bis  face.     The two yuung Mormons  were  not Jong in discovering .the reason of  these   attempts   upon their lives, and  led    repeated    expeditions    into      tho  mountains in the hope of capturing or  killing their enemy, but always without    success.   .Then    they adopted tho  precaution of never going out alone or  sifter   nightfall,    and of having  their  houses   guarded.   Aftor    a time (hey  ware able to relax these measures, for  nothing was  either seen  or  heard  of  their   opponent,   and they hoped that  time had cooled his vlndictiveness.  'Far   from doing   so, it    had, if anything,    augmented    it.   The    hunter's  mind was of a hard, unyielding nature,  and the predominant idea  of  revenge  had taken such complete possession of  It that there was no room for any other  emotion,   lie was,  however,  above all  things   practical.   Ho   soon     realized  that  oven , his iron  constitution  could  not  stand   the  incessant  strain  which  he "was putting upon if.    Exposure and  want of wholesome food wero wearing  him out.   If he died like a dog among  the mountains, what was to become of  his    revenge    tWen?   And    yel. suoh a  death was suro to overtake him if he  persisted.     Ho felt    that that was to  play his enemy's game,  se  he reluctantly    returned  to    tho    old    Nevada  mines, there to recruit his health and  to amass money enough  to allow him  to pursue his object without privation.  His iuteniion had boon to bo absent  a year at 1 ho most, but a combination  of unforeseen circumstancos prevented  his leaving the mines for nearly fivo.  At the end of that time, however, his  memory of his wrongs and his cravings  for revenge wore quite as keen as on  that memorable night when he had  stood' by John Perrier's grave. Disguised and uudor an assumed name, ho  returned to Salt Lake City, careless  what became of his own life, as long  as he obtained what he knew to be  justice. Theie he found evil tidings  awaiting him.   There had been a schism  among the Chosen People a few months       .     before, some of the younger members 'suicide  I'm   flunking  of.   Are  you    a  of  the Church having rebelled against, doctor p  the   authority  of  the  elders,  and   tho j n"e|_ turned his fierce dark eyes upon  remit had been the secession of a cor-  disposition toward ourselves, for on  finding himself powerless ho smiled in  an affable mennor, and expressed his  hopes that ho had not hurt any of  us  in  tho scuffle.   "  "I guess you're, going lo take me  to tho police-station," ho remarked to  Sherlock Holmes. ",lly cab's at tho  door. If you'll loose my legs I'll walk  down to it. I'm not so light to lift  ns I used, (o be."  Grogson and Lc.strado ' exchanged  glances us thoy (bought this proposition rather a bold one; but Holmes  at once took the prisoner nt his word,  and loosened the towel which be had  bound round his ankles. Ho rose and  stretched his legs, as though to assure himself that they were free once  more. I remember' (hat 1 (bought to  myself, as I eyed him, tint I had  seldom seen a more powerfully built  man. and his dark, sunburned face  bore an expression of determination  and energy which was as formidable  as his personal1 strength.  "If there's a vacant place for a chief  of the police, I jreckon you are the man  for it," he said, gazing with undisguised admiration at my fellow-lodger.  "Tho way you kept on my trail was  a caution." '  "You had better como with me,"  said IToImes to the two detectives:  "I can drive you," said Lesfcrade.  "Goodl and Gregson can como inside with me. lYou, too, doctor; you  have taken an interest in the case,  and may as well stick to  us."  I assented gladly, and wo all descended together. Our prisoner made  no attempt at escape, but stepped  calmly info tho cab, which had been  bis, and wo followed him. Lestrado  mounted (ho box whipped up (he  horse, and brought us in a very short  timo to our destination. Wo wore  ushered ijito a small chamber, where  a police inspector noted down our  prisoner's name and (he names of the  msH with whose murder he kad bees  charged. The official was a white-  faced, unemotional man, who went  through his duties in a dull, mechanical way. "The prisoner will.be put  before the magistrates in tho course of  ,the week," ho said; "in. tho meantime,  Mr. Jefferson Hope, have you anything that you wish to say? I must  warn you that your words will be  taken down and mav be used against  you."  "I've got a good deal to say," our  prisoner said, slowly. "I want to J ell  you gentlemen all  about it."  "Hadn't you better reserve that tor  youi   trial ?" asked the inspector.  " I may never be tried," he answered. " You needn't look startled. It isn't  mp  as he asked this last question.  (< J-es, I am," I answered.          ���������.���������.,    ..mi u>iov,x.x������ ^.v.  J ben put your hand hero," he said,  Among   those   had  been   Drebber   and | w'th a smile, motioning his manacled  tt,m   number of the malcontents, who  had    left Utah    and become Gentiles  Stangerson; and no one knew whither  they had gone. Rumor roported that  Drebber. had managed to convert a  large part of his property into money,  and that he had departed a wealthy  man, r while his    companion, Stanger-  wnsts  toward his chest.  I did no, and became ut once conscious  of an extraordinary throbbing and commotion which was going on inside.,.The  walls of his chest seemed to thrill and  quiver as a frail building would do in-  "That girl that I spoke of was to  have, married me twenty years ago.  Sho was forced into marrying that  same Drebber, and she broke her heart  over it. I took the marriage-ring  from hex dead finger, and I vowed  that his dying eyes should rest upon  that very ring, and that his last  thoughts should bo of the crime for  which ho was punished. I have carried it about with me, and have followed hion and his accomplice over two  continents until I caught them. They  thought to tire me our, but (hey could  not do it. [f I die to-morrow, as is  likely enough, I die knowing that my  work in this world is done, und well  done. Thoy havo perished and by my  hand. There is nothing left for mo to  hope for or to desire."  "They wero rich, and I was poor, so  (hat it was no easy matter for me to  follow them.' When 1 got to London  my pocket was about empty, and I  found thai I must turn my hand to  something for my living. Driving and  riding aro as natural to me as walking, so I applied at a cab-owner's  office, and soon got employment. I  was to bring a certain sum a week  to the owner, and whatever was over  that I might keep to myself. Thero  was seldom much over, but I managed to scrape along somehow. Tho  hardest job was to learn my way  about, for 1 reckon that of all the  mazes that ever were contrived, this  city is the most confusing, rl had a  map besido me, though, and when once  I had spotted the principal hotels and  stations, I got on pretty well.-  "It was some time before I found  out where my two gentlemen were living, but I enquired and enquired, until at last I dropped across them. They  were at a boarding-house at Camber-  well, over on the other side of the  river. When once I found them out  I knew that. I had them at my mercy.  I had grown my beard, and there was  no chance of their recognizing me. I  would dog them and follow them until  I saw my opportunity. I was determined that they should noi escape me  again.  "They wero very near doing it, for  all "(hat. Go where they would about  London, I was always at thoir heols.  Sometimes I followed them on my cab,  ami sometimes on foot, but the former  was the best, for then they could not  get away from me. It was only early  in the Morning or lato at night that I  could earn anything, so that I began  to get behind with my employer. I  did not mind that, however, as long as  I could lay my hand upon the men 1  wanted.  "They were very cunning, though.  They must have thought that there  was some chance of their being followed,  for  thoy would  AMKCHISIS 4SE ACTIVE.  THEY AGAIN THREATEN THE LIFE  OF KING HUMBERT.  Strong Rcpi-ch.sfve Sfcps Adopted���������London  8iii'vclll.-iucc Prevented Ahsasshiaiion  or (he King���������strict ttuurd Kept on tli.  ICivlrrn. ������������������  never  go out  alone, and never after nightfall. During  two weeks I drove  behind    them'' matter and have failed,    to  every  day, and  never  oree  saw them1. authorities at Rome had it  No one need be, astonished to learn  at any moment of some attempt upon  the life of King Humbert. For some  timo the gaolers of, the Anarchist Ac-  ciarito, who exactly two years ago attempted to assassinate the King, have  been endeavouring to exasperate turn  into making revelations by taunting  him with the* ,fac0 that while  ho was in prison those who had instigated him to undertake the dead  were at liberty, enjoying the good  things of life, and' making fun of  him.  About four weeks ago these tactics  resulted in the convict confessing lo  the Governor of thi panilenuary the  names of-four leading Anarchists who  had selected him to assassinate the  King, and from whom he had received  bis instructions. Two "of them were  arrested in Home, a third in Austria,  and a fourth in London. The results  of this has been a determination on the  part of the Anarchists to strike some  fresh blow with the object of terrorizing society, and had it not been for  cipher tcLgiams received by the police  at Borne from In._pcei.6r Melville, of the  English police, who is especially entrusted with ihe du.y of keep.ng, watch  on foreign Anarchists in London, it is  probable that some tragedy similar to  that which resulted in the death of  Empress Elizabeth last autumn might  have occurrod   the other day.  THREE ANARCHISTS , -  of the type of Acoiarito and of Luc-  c-neai arrived in Acme , the other day  for the purpose of committing some  outrage, either in the shape of an  attempt to murder the King or to blow  up some Government building or the  Royal palace. Having been shadowed from tho time they left London,  they lell into the hands of the police  as soon us Iney alighted from tho train  at itome. In peotor M.lville m.ght  have never known anything about the  warn   the  not   been  separate.     Drebber himself was drunk   lor   the fact   thai his    attention    was  half the time, but Stangerson was not I drawn about a fortnight ago     to    the  to be caught napping. I watched  thtem late and early, but never saw  the ghost of a chance; but I was not  discouraged, for something told me  that the hour had almost come. My  only fear was that this thing in my  chest might burst a little too soon and  leave my work undone  presence ol several strangers at the  ordinary meetings of the various Anarchist societies in London. 'Ibis convinced him that there was something  in the wind. Accordingly, he took  special pa.ns to s-cure iiu'ormation as  to what was in process, and ascerlain-  -   .        e(1   tbo purpose   to again  attempt   tho  At last, one evening I was driving   life of King Humbert,   not omy as   a  > and down Torquay Terrace, as the   response by   tho Anarchists to the re-  son,   was  comparatively poor.    , There j sl<le .when some powerful  engine was  was no clue at all  however, as to their '?���������*. work.   In  the silence of the room  -1.could hear'a dull humming and buz  whereabouts.  Many' a man, however vindictive,  , would have abandoned all thought of  revenge in the face of .such a difficulty,  but Jefferson Hope never faltered tor  a moment. With the sniallcompetence  he possessed, eked out by such employment as he could pick up, he traveled  from town to town through the United  States in quest of his enemies. Year  passed into year, his black hair turned  grizzled, but still he wandered, on, a  human ��������� blood-hound, , with his mind  wholly set upon the one object upon  which he had devoted his life. At last  his perseverance was rewarded. It  was but a glance of a face in a win-,  dow, but that one glance told him that  Cleveland, in Ohio, possessed the men  whom he was in pursuit of. H'e returned to his miserable lodgings with his  plan of vengeance all arranged. It  chanced, howver, that Drebber, look-  log, from his window, had recognized  the vagrant . in the street, and had.  read murder in his eyes. He hurried  before a Justine of the peace, accompanied by Stang������rson, who had become his  private secretary, and represented to  him that they wero in danger .of their  lives from the jealousy and hatred of  an   old  rivnl.  That evening Jofforson Hope was  taken into custody, and not being  able to find sureties, was detained tor  some weeks. When at last bo was  liberated, it was only lo find that  Drebber's house was deserted and that  ho and 'lis secretary bad departed for  to  continuo   the   pursuit.  zing noise which- proceeded from the  same source.        '  " Why," I cried, " you have an aortic,  aneurism 1"        .  "That's what they call it," he said,  placidly. "I went to a doctor last  week about it, and he told nie that u  was bound to burst before many days  passed. It has been getting worse for  years. I got it from over-exposure and  underfeeding among the Salt Lake,  mountains. I've done my work now,  Tn<L I don't care how soon I go| but  I should like to leave some account of  tho business behind me. I don't want  to be remembered as a common cutthroat.".  The inspector and the two detectives  bad a hurried discussion as to the advisability of allowing him to tell his  story.  "Do you consider, doctor, that-there  is immediate danger ?" the former asked. -, :  "Most certainlj- there is," I answered,  " In that caso, it is clearly our duty,  in the interests of justice, to take his  statement," said the inspector. "You  are at liborty, sir, to give your account  which I again warn you will be taken  down."  ."I'll sic down, with your leave,"  the prisoner said, suiting (he action  to the word. "This aneurism of mine  makes me easily tired, and the tusslo  wo had half an hour ago has not: mended .matters. "I'm on Ihe brink of the  grave, and I am. not likely to lie Lo  you. .Every word I say i.s the absolute  "is a -matter  no consequence to me."  With   these    words,  Jefferson  Hope  the  wanting, however, and for '    , ''   '. ������"���������������������    ������������������������^. Jeiieraoii  a  e had to return   to work,   iX������?ln "      '" h.S ft��������� /".    beBr"  .lminr fn, I..* nnT.rnnr,hiTiiT -following   remarkable   statement.  ElAg0?in  the avenger had   been   foiled, j ("wh"nn,f w'" x sa)   -.,  and    again   his   concentrated   hatred |^11^' ."Jil^?��������� ������!?0 lt  urged    him   '      ���������-���������������������������-     ������������������-- ='  Funds were  r^ery^ remarkable   statement;    He  journey. At last,' having collected: ^rk%'n . cal��������� A"d mcU"dlc?! m^  enough to keep life in him, he depart-1 ^L3,, ' Sh UlG ^T^ Vbloh**  Id tor Europe, and.tracked his enemies I ���������������������^?nrrc(rT^nnKh1  from city to city, working his way in !.������," ��������� account for I have hn 1 ������cc������  any   menial   capacity,  tot never over-   f0'lt^^^0 c-bn'ok," in ^  ich-Tne  ^ft^  ed for.   Paris; and    when  he ���������folic." ".''������������������'������������������-���������   -  up __         .  street was called in which they board  cd, when I saw a cab drive up to their  door. Presently some luggage was  brought out, and after a time Drebber and Stangerson followed it and  drove off. I whipped up my horse and  kept -within sight .of them', feeling ill  at ease, for I feared that they were  going to shift' their quarters. At  Euston Station'they got out, and I  left a boy to hold, my horse and followed them od to the platform. I  heard them ask for the Liverpool train,  and., the guard answer that one had  just gone, and there''would'not be another for som'e hours. . Strangerson  seemed to be put out at that, but Drebber was rather pleased than otherwise. ' I got. so close to thenr, in the  bustle that ! I could hear every word  that passed between' them'.' Drebber  said that he had a little business of  his own to do, and that if the other  would wait for him', ho would, soon rejoin him. His companion remonstrated with him, and reminded him that  they had resolved to stick together.  Drebber answered that the matter was  a delicate one, and that he must go  alone. I could not catch what Stangerson said to that, but the other burst  out swearing, and reminded him that  hew-as nothing more than bis paid'servant, and that he must not presume to  dictate to him. On that thesecretary  gave it up as a bad job, and - simply  bargained with him' that if ho missed  the last train he should rejoin him at  Halliday's Private rtotel;' to- which  Drebber answered' that he would bo  back on the platform' before eleven, and  made, bis way out of tho station.  (To Be Continued.) ..  cent arrest oi those of their leaders  who had been denounced by Acoiarito,  bur. as ������ punishment lor ihi! prom.n-  ent p.irt which ihj I.al an Government  has taken iu connection with the recent ana Anaichiot conference, 'lh.it  the p.lice au h_,rities in ihj vaiiuus  capitals of Europe apprehend some re-  M.al of An.ir..hi.t out.agos is apparent from the e.\.ftaordinaiy prtcau.ions  which have been adopled in Home for  the protection of ihj King and Queen  and of tho various Government offices,  while on the Hiviera never before has  su^h an elaborate system of police  guard surrounded Queen Victoria as  on tho present occasion. So strict is  the watch kept that the moment a  stranger whose appearance seems suspicious to the police o ficials arrives by  train either at Nice or "at any of the  Riviera stations, he is forced to leave  at onco. ���������  THE RUSSIAN FAMINE.    -  THE RETIRED BURGLAR.  Ue Tells How Easy It Is for a Man to Be  Upset Isy the Unexpected.  "It is the unexpected," said theretir-  ed burglar, "that upsets us, A man  who would walk straight into battle  with perfect readiness and calmness  m'.ght ho greatly startled by the' explosion of a toy pistol close by whea  he wasn't looking for it. A man who  was looking for tigers might walk up  to a tiger wiUiout a tremor and yel  be scared half to death by a cat. I  was once myself not scared exactly, but  certainly thrown clean off my balance  by eo simple a tiling as an ordinary ������������������  domestic cat, met under unusual'circumstances.  "X wus prospecting tho interior of af_  house in the usual way and at the usual hour of my profession, and in duo  courso had reached an upper chamber,  in wh:oli I sat my lamp down upon the  buruau  preparatory   to  work.      There  was a m^in asleep  in  the  bed at my  back m  this room,  but he was  to  all  appearances sound    asleep,   and  1 ap-  pitiien'ded      no    trouble    from      him.  j.here wore in the top drawer of    this  bureau  a few    trinkets worth  removing, and whorl I had got them into my  bag 1 shut that drawer and started to-  open the next. ' It was a good bureau,  drawers working slick and smooth, and  i puilod the second drawer out as far  aa I wanted il at a touch.   As I looked  down into it I saw something gleamiua   '  Lheore in a dim sort of way in tho dark  and the next m'.nute I heard a sort of  a zo^p I in- the atmosphere, or thought  i did, and som������thuig leaped out of that  drawei and went up- over my bhouider,  just touching my lace as ii passed.  "it was u. cat. That's ail. Just a  oat. 1 suppose it h^U been around the ,  ro.,m thore in the alternoou, aud that  drawer had-been left open and the cat  had jumped into it and gone to sleep  there, and had been shut in there, still  arihjep when the drawer was closed,  alter dusk, inuybe, and the cat was not  noticed. AjI Lhoi������ things i realized  as th������ oat wunt ovor my shoulder,  wh'-cn was only a fractiun of a second  alter the time when i had seen its  eyes���������as I now know them to have been  ���������shining in the drawer. JJuf in that  very brief rjeriod i had involuntarily  started back, i don t suppose any man  is absolutely piroof against surprise*  But, even &o, i- shou.d havo been all  r.������jht in haif a second and nothing  wouid have h.ippaued if i hadn't caught  my he������i in a rug in stepping back. I  cou.dn't recover myself, thjugh I had  completely recovered my mental self-  couLrol   before i had fallen.   ..       *"  "i went down w.lh a crash that just  made the houae rattle, falling with my  head on tho fioor close up by the s.de .  of the bed. The man in the bed was  lighining. He- woke up, turned over,  and .swung h.s arm in a sweep down  froin Lh-e side of me bed while I was  turn.ng over on the floor. His hand  just licked my bead as 1 turned away  m>m it, ouiy a touch, but it was the  touch of a man that wasn't shy, and  .n one instant I he.u-d the spring of  Ihe bed'crash under h.m as he bounced  up out of ii. He was aftor me, but  by  this time I had gone.  "i had hiing on to the bag through  it all by inctinct, and so I got away  wilh the few trinklets L had found in  the top drawer; but in place of l.hem I  .eft for h.m, on top of the bureau, mjr  lamp for a souvenir." ,   ,  them there he'learned that thoy had j  just set off for Copenhagen. At the  Danish capital he was again a few  days late, for thoy had journod on to  London, where he at. last succeeded in  running them ,i.'o earth. As to what  occurred there, we cannot do better  than quote the old hunter's own account, as duly recorded in Dr. .Watson's journal, to which we are already  under   sucl   obligations.  CHAPTER  VI.  P-ir  Ou������ prisoner's resistance did not ap-  .reuilya- lnd>ate  any ferocitj   in  his  " It doesn't.matter much to you, why  I'haled these men," he said; "it's enough (.hat thoy were guilty of the  death of two human beings���������a father  and a daugbter^and that they had,  therefore, forfeited their own lives.  Afteir'the'lapse.'of time that bas passed  since their crime, it was impossible for  me to secure a conviction against them  in any court. I knew of their guilt,  though, and I determined .that .. I  should bo judge, jury and executioner  all rolled into one. You'd have done  the same, if you have any manhood in  you, if you had been in my place.  PECULIAR ENGLISH CUSTOM.  The most part of the English usages  some of us copy, and the rest of us  can get used to; but there is a feat urei  of formal dining there, which is different. We refer to the failure' to introduce, all the company to one another. There are no general introductions at an English dinnor,,or oven at  a house party in tho country. If all  the guests are acquainted there is no  need to introduce, them, but- if they  are strangers they must remain1 so, or  trust, to chance or personal magnetism for making acquaintanceships.  Every man is introduced^at a dinner  party to the lady he is to escort to tne  table. There it stops. It is a custom  which has some close relation to the  experience of an ancient race through  many centuries. We leave the reader  to analyze it. '  GREATEST.GLOVE TOWN.  Grenoble is the place where most of  the kid gloves come from. At this  place alone, 3,200,00 Odozon pairs of  gloves are manufactured annually.  This represents a value of ������7,000,000,  and gives employment to 25,000 working jidoplc of both siexes-.  The    I'eiiMintry    Llvln-r    on    Weeds    ami  <'lio|>i>ed Straw.  A London correspondent, referring to  the famine in llussiaj says:���������"Owing  to the rigorous press censorship which  prevails in the Czar's dominions, not  much has been hoard of the Russian  famine. There is no doubt, however,  that it has attained most serious and  even appalling dimensions. Tho whole  of four" great provinces to the east of  the River Volga is, now involved, and  tho peasant population, numbering several millions, is reduced to the last extremity of want. West of the Volga  the famine district extends almost to  Moscow itself. Throughout this largo  area the failure of crops is said''.to be  more complete than even during the  terrible "visitation of 18!)l-i)il. The unhappy peasantry are endeavouring to  support life on a mixture of weeds,  acorns, and chopped straw, and aro  being decimated by the effects of typhus and excessive cold on constitution's enfeebled by insufficient nourishment.. ; A ''''.''  "Ihe Russian Government, notwithstanding previous warnings, has! not  imitated that of British India in organizing and insuring against famine  in time of comparative p.enty, and ihe  consequence is that this terrible catastrophe has caught it almost unprepared. Much is being done by private  agencies, and the Red .Cross has been  distributing reiief. to m'ore than 70,0 0  persons' for the last two months in one  province alone, but Government measures to cope with the distress are still  on a very inadequate scale.  "The Times notices as significant tho  fact that in acountry 'where 85 per  cent, of the population subsists entirely by agriculture, the whole expenditure on tho agricultural department of  the Government is ������.,5C0,( 0), while the  army and navy cost ������52,000,000." !  A DEPRESSING SEASON.  It Is -.nut Vow People Feel Most  the Effort  orLoue Month* or    1ik.������ji r <������,nlii < n <ni.  ..liner io ilie most trying season of  the year solar as health is concjined.  Con inement indoors and oveiheated  ana impure air, makes even usually  strong people feel dull, languid and  generally mn down.  A tonic is needed to assist nature in-  regain.ng lost energy. April is the  month ol all mjni-hj when a tonic'is of  the moot service. . Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills lor Pale People is the only true  tonic medicine. They do not purge  an.i thui iuriher weaken ihe aLcady  en eabl-d constitution. 'lh.se pi.Is  make rich, ied, energy-giving bLiod,  in.l- transfoim liot.es, liiedand worn-  out men and women into &m ling,  heal hy, happy woik Living people.  E. Sims, of the Salvation Army,  Kingston, writes. "At ihe lime I  ordered' soma of your Dr. Wil-iams'  Pink Pills Iwas physically run down.  T fell alack of energy, and always  had a tired feeling. After using your  p Us for a time I felt as well as ever I  did." ���������'"  Thousands��������� some of them your  neighbors���������have been made well by  Dr. Will ama' Pink Pills, but you must  got iho. genuine, which are sold only  in lio.-Oi the wrapper around wheh  bears the lull name. "Dr. Williams'  P.nit Pills tor Pule People." Sold .by  nl! dealers or direct from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillo, Ont., .  at 50 conts a box or six boxes for 52.C0.   '  LADY BROOKE'S HORSES.  The Countess of Warwick drives a  magnificently matched pair of white  Arabiins, which aro known as ihe  " liuihsihild ponies." One of the pair  was ��������� presented to her ���������_ by tlie late  Baron.and the stoi;y of the presentation illustraies his keen admiration  for horseflesh and his gallant generosity. 1 he Countess |i had one white  Arab and the Baron anothor, and the  Baron di:-covered that! the two were  a perfect match. He was anxious to  make a pair of them, and he offered ,'  to'purchase; the Countess' treasure at  her own figure. But Lady Warwick  refuverl all offers. The Baron had set  his heart upon matching these two  equine beauties, and rather than be  di-nppointed ho presented kis to the  Counters.  /  ;  - c  ' I  r  i.  )���������!  m  i.  4  -?r;-v  ii  ���������������>  .-I i      v  -"IT-  "J.  V  -err1-  i .  ���������i i  if  -11 1 ������������������1-E-S* ���������T~    ~S���������  - ,i'*r.  TTt���������  -���������*������������������. T-TI7  - ��������� ^ -a f&&&&S&1XW&-  -^^SV^sV%0  f^ ihe Home  ABOUT HOUSEKEEPING.  I do not know of any home in which  the spirit of unrest and discontent is  so manifest as in tho home of one of  my acquaintances who is regarded as a  "beautiful housekeeper," says a writer. There is about her house that  spolle&sness, that immaculatoness, that  absolute orderliness, that only unceasing care and watchfulness can give  to a house and particularly to a house  in which I hero are littlo children. It  is in that home as if the chief end  and aim of existence was the maintaining'of perfect order. An undust-  . ed mantel, a corner of a rug turned)  up, a book out of' place, a tiny soiled  spoil on the tablecloth���������these fret and  vex the soul of that housekeeper more  than the defects iu tho characters of  her children. She is ever on guard to  see that hor husband and children do  not track dust or mud into the house,  and from June until November she  fights flies with a degree of fidelity  and persistency worthy of a better  jause. She is sacrificing her entire  timo and thought 'and strength to  material things. She is a housekeeper, but not a home keeper. She is constantly tyrannized by trifles and she  knows nothing of the true art of living. Her children will' not be sorry  to go from the homo she is wearing her  life away to keep spotless for-���������them,  and they will remember hor constant  fretfulness and almost nagging admonitions to be orderly longer than  they will remember her labors in behalf of an immaculate house.  I know another home, and more than  one such home, in which the wife and  mother is a homekeeper as well as a  housekeeper. In this home the mother  is too wise to think that the foundation of true homo lifo depends upon  absolute order and immaculate cleanliness in the house. Sometimes the  corners of rugs are turned up, sometimes it would be possihle to find dust  on  the mantel, sometimes books    and  papers are not in their appointed place,  .., ,,        s^  pink cottons. Black or navy blue  lawns and percales should be washed  in hot borax water, starched ��������� on tho  wrong side with very thin wall boiled  starch, dried in the shade and ironed  on the wrong side.  All delicate colored gowns and shirtwaists may be kept bright, and fresh  by washing quickly, in warm suds,  starching with tljin starch, drying in  Ihoishade, and ironing on the wrong  side ,.The work of thus caring fo:  one's pretty belongings is not bard,  and the result is most satisfactory.  A HINT IN HOUSECLEANfNG.  > In the grand spring cleaning, when  nails and screws refuse to fasten securely in the plaster, and life looks  dark and dread by reason of their  obsiinacy, look up and try this simple remedy, given by a professional  picl ure hanger: Enlarge 'the ' hole  made by the screw, and thoroughly  moisten the edges of the plaster with  water. Then fill tho space with plaster of Paris and press the screw in the  soft plaster. When it hardens 'the  screw will be found to hold firmly.  GLOSS STARCH.  To give high gloss to shirts, collars  and cuffs, add a little dissolved gum  arabic to the starch. A bottle of this  should be kept with the laundry supplies. Prepare by pouring an ounce  of boiling water over two ounces white  gum arabic, add a teaspoonful powdered borax and bottle before it gets  quite cold." One tablespoon' of this  added to a quart of starch gives a nice  gloss.  THE  EXILED EMPRESS.  sometimes the tablecloth has a  on il, sometimes tho husband and the  children "track in" dust and dirt,  sometimes a fly is permitted lo buzz  undisturbed in the parlor itself. This  homekeeper witnesses these things  without once losing hor serenity and  self-poise. There is no all-prevailing  and distracting disorder in her house  , and real dirt has no place in it. But  this wise homekeeper knows how to  eliminate . unnecessary burdens from  her busy life. She recognizes tho fact  that home comfort is not always allied  with tho highest degreo of ord'er", and  that something besides order is needed to make home really and truly heme  for the spirit.  There are homes that aro being desecrated by the fetich of order. There  are so-called "beautiful housekeepers"  who know nothing and whose families,  alas! know nothing of the surpassing  Joy and peace and beauty oi housekeeping.  INVENTORY BOOKS.  An "inventory book" is (he latest  convenience for the housekeeper. This  is a printed list, with columns for date  , of entry, value nnd description. It  is systematically arranged and makes  tho list complete in case of fire, theft  or death. It is next to impossible to  remember all that' was in a room before a fire, and the insurance companies always require a sworn list before  settliug. This housekeeper's inventory will settle the matter quickly.  Articles likely to be found Jn any  room of the house are arranged in  alphabetical order, with tho name and  ��������� location of the room heading the page.  Two pages are given over to each room  beginning with alliums, andirons,  brackets, bric-a-brac, book shelves,  bureaus, bedsteads, etc., and running  through' to wardrobes and window  seats.. Special lists are also arranged  for bric-a-brac, books, clothing, jewelry, ornaments, paintings, pictures,  silverware, dishes, chinawtire, glassware, kitchen utensils, bedding and  linen, while a miscellaneous list and  recapitulation of the value of the  whole finishes the book. .  Every room-in the; house has: its  place in the book���������chambers, parlors,  reception hall, other- halls, dining  room, library, kitchen and pantries',  laundry and cellar, attic or store room  and even the closets. Trunks, boxes  and barrels have their places and space  for lists of their contents. : Nothing  is left out. ���������   ".    .  WASHING  COTTON  FABRICS.  All dark colored cotton fabrics may  fee beautifully cleaned, without,discoloring, if washed quickly through warm  suds to which a little powdered borax  Is added, rinsed in borax water, dipped in thin starch, dried and ironed  on tho wrong side.  Coffee stains may. be removed from  a white dress, or from table linen, by  rubbing with the yolk of an egg and  glycerine, then washed through warm  .suds. -..",.-���������  A,tablespoonful of powdered borax,  added to rinse water, will brighten  and restore, the color to blue and purple muslins; or, gingbams, and a teacup ,of vinegar put  in  the wator will    Lloi  lulli, ullu ������������������^,v��������� _w  uu  lMpii    ^^  have the same  effect with green and j figure is quite full; her waist has lost  The Empress Eugenie has ,left her  beautiful Hampshire home at Farn-  borough for a' long stay on the Continent. She first paid a short visit to  Paris and then went on to the South  of Prance. The Empress intends to  spend the next five months at the  Villa Cyrnos her beautiful residence on  Cap Martin, and when she leaves the  Riviera she will proceed on a cruise in  the Mediterranean in her steam yacht  Thistle which was owned for many  years by the late Duke of Hamilton.  The Empress will be absent from England for about eight months.  Tho English homo.of the Empress is  the loadstone that attracts the eager  attention of thousands of people all  the world over. The chequered career  of the fallen sovereign is a source  of never-failing interest, and there are  few who will grudge hor the peace  which has fallen on her closing years  in the shelter of her quiet English  home. - ,  1 went down from London to Farn-  borough last summer, writes a correspondent, to see tho place where the  exiled Emperor and tho ill-fated Prince  Imperial are sleeping. Paraborough  station is a small place. Up the hill  one goes and over a dusty road. There  is a lodge at the gate, and a smiling  Scotch lassie in a clean frock, gives me  a gentle curtsey as she leads the way  up tho graved walk, through rows of  majestic yew treos to the top, of the  hill, and I come into full view of the  church, and also the house where live  the white-robed and white-capped  monks, who guard the plaee. Il is a  pretty spot. No one could wish for a  lovelier place to be buried in. Across  the road; hidden almost from view, is  the home of the ex-Empress.   Like the  church, it is built on the elevation of  a hill, and Eugenie can see from her  windows the spot whoro her dear ones  rest.  While 1 am looking and wondering,  there appears a stout monk, who respectfully bows and bids me follow, simple wny  lie does not ask my business for he has  many visitors. I follow him down a  small flight, of stone steps, to the rear  of the- church. Ivy and rich wisteria  have twined themselves lovingly together and are gently creeping up tho  sides of the sacred edifice. AH around  the church have been planted 'flowers;  ���������but. always and everywhere I see,shy  violets rearing their heads. They aro  Eugenie's favorite flowers, and the  monks have planted Ihem there for her  sake. ',.'���������'  The door leading to the mausoloum  swings back at a touch from the monk,  and wo are soon standing on a ;tiled  floor that is scrupulously clean. There  are a few (.'hairs and a handsome altar, whore tho monks say mass, and  where the only other person every present on such occasions is the ' ex-Empress.   It  is in fact, a private chapei,  To the right of the altars is .(he granite sarcophagus containing the remains  of  the Emperor.  As I looked from the church to   the  house I saw  the dark-robed figure of  the ex-Empress picking her way along,  leaning upon her cane.   A private path  loads  from   the. houso: to  the  church,  and  ito  make  it more convenient,    a  small footbridge has been constructed  over   the   railway   track.   Slowly,   and  oh I soipainfully, she mounted the stops  and crossed  into The churchyard. She  was alone.   Hsr eyes, were fixed upon  the ground.   One of the monks hurried  to  meet  her   and , received  from : her.  hands a.bunch of violets.   The ex-Empress   greet   him   cordially.   Following  at   a respectful   distance,   ho   left  her  at the door of the tomb.  I  loitered  around  the    ground    for  quite an hour   and tben she reappeared.    I bad an excellent opportunity to  pet  a good  look at her as.she slowly  moved about.   When she straightenod  her form she seemed to be  tall.   Her  its graceful! curved lines; her hair is  silvery grey ; her cheeks are wrinkled;  and there is no longer beauty in the  face that' all the world at one time  was willing to concede was the freshest, fairest and loveliest, of all faces,  Her black cashmere cioak, trimmed  with crape, her widow's bonnet with  its long veil falling over her shoulders' and her, black gloves, made her  a striking figure, as she walked in the  sunshine. Her face was ashy pal.', and  never a smile passed over it. As she  passed me she'looked up into uij face  and bowed with just an approach of  a smile. It was a strange contrast to  those other faces that YVinferhaltcr has  placed on canvas���������a young woman, with  a mass of golden hair, shoulders that  gleamed lick polished marble, and'eyes  of marvellous beauty and'bewitching  expression���������Eugenie in her prime, ft  was all so strange, and recalled Burke's  lines:  " What shadows we are and what shadows we pursue I"  Leaving her, I walked over to her  mansion, Parnborough Hall, across  the railroad track. It is no flimsy, inconsistent structure, but a substantial  and admirable specimen of early English, the lower part of red brick, with  dressings and mullioned windows of  stone and the upper also of brick, picturesquely relieved by columns in teak.  The whole building has a comfortable,  homelike look, and the eye rests wilh  content on the beautifully-wooded and  park-like grounds surrounding it. It  is, in short, a typical English country  seat.  All the gas used in the house is made  on the estate _ tho water is supplied  by steam power, and their are hydrants,  both insido and out in case of fire.  There are pleasure grounds all around  the house���������some -C acres of velvet lawn  and emerald turf, lawns and flowerbeds, terrace walks, shrubberies, lawn-  tennis and croquet-grounds, all in extremely good-taste and skilfully planned. The park, which alone covers OS  acres of ground, and the woodlands  havo serpentine walks and drives; the  timber is remarkably fine, and besides  the ordinary trees, there are some specimens of very rare coniferae.  It is in suoh a house as this that Eugenie lives and mourns. Her days aro  long and tedious. Sho is an early riser  ���������a victim to insomnia, and sometimes  she never closes her eyes in sleep for  three nights. She has two tried women  friends who are with her, take care  of (he house, and do what they can  to make cheerful her days. A force of  ten servants completes her household.  Breakfast is served early and after cnis  meal -there are letters to be read, and  answered, newspapers from London  ind Prance, and perhaps a visit to be  made to some one in the village who  is ill. Then before luncheon, comes the  daily visit to the mausoleum, and, after  this, luncheon and a walk through the  beautiful grounds. Dinner is served at  seven o'clock and, after this more writing, reading, and perhaps some simple gaino until bed-time. ;'  The wealth to keep up this quasi-  royal state must bo considerable, but  the Empress is credited with having  plenty, and something to spare. The  savings from the wreck of the Empire  are said to have been large and her  possessions set down as yielding her  a considerable income. There seems no  danger that the style of her establishment will bo marred in the slightest,  for tho remaining years of her life. It  is, perhaps, fitting that this should be  so, for besides the. good sho has done  Lo the laboring people, with tho expensive establishment she keeps up, she  gives liberally to charity, and tho poor  in Parnborough have reasou to bless  her every day.  ' Sometimes the ex-Empress goes to  Londun fo\ a bjief visit. When she  does, four se., <ants accompany her. She  seldom niake.-, >ny visits, except, upon  her most inlirwle friends, and rarely  inviles any one .'o s������e her. Sho goe3  to Paris, too, quit** of i*rj, the scene of  her triumphs and defeats. But few  care for her in the gay ,������ty, where  her most constant followers nowadays  are the police agents toJd off for her  protection. The Parisians lined to  hoot her, but they do not even sotice  her now.  -O_<5>_<._^_0-  ��������� -���������-���������-*-  I  ���������  I  <  ?  Young; Folks.  ���������-���������-���������-������>������������������-��������������������������� -���������-*���������������������������������>- o-*>  A SPECTACLED DOG.  Not long ago an account of ,a dog  who wore spectacles went the rounds  of tho press, but it was without the interesting conclusion which a similar  story, recounted by a Frenchman, Ernest Blum, has. Monsieur Blum relates that, being somewhat fond ' of  the chase, he was presented by a frieud  with  a magnificent  hunting-dog.  This animal proved to have the great  qualities of a dog of that profession,  his scent was keen and discriminaling  he was obedient, be was brave, not in  tho least gun-shy, and would retrieve  to perfection. lie had. indeed, but one  fault, and that was serious.  In coursing through the woods he  often ran against trees, and in the  house would strike against chairs,, tables, doors, and other objects, that  came in his way. His owner wondered  what could bo the matter with him,  and he took him to a veterinary. This  man, kept the dog a few weeks and  returned him with' his bill and the  information that he was near-sighted.  "He needs a pair'of glasses,'' said'  the  veterinary,   with  a grin.  Tho advice was good, and the" dog's  master acted upon it at once. Ho reflected that by doing so he might make  himself somewhat ridiculous in tho  eyes of the world, but it would bo  greatly to the dog's benefit and it  would make him very interesting. So  he had' a pair of sufficiently large  lenses made and adapted to the dog's  wear by an ingenious artisan ; the bows  of the glasses went round the animal's  ears ' and wero securely fastened  there. 'c  At first tho dog was much surprised  at theso instruments, and tried to-gel.  'them off. Soon, however, it seemed to  dawn upon him what they wero for,  and he then wore them with great  pride and satisfaction.  They had a wonderful effect on his  .vision, enabling him to see as much as  any other dog. When he went hunting he no longer had fo depend wholly on his scent, for his mastery of the  game, but saw as well as scented, and  pursued his game with swiftness and  sureness. People began by laughing  at the animal, and ended by admiring  him and envying his possossor.  The dog appeared to gain every advantage from his glasses which human beings have not; ho could lick his  glasses with his tongue. This was very  convenient in times of fog and rain,  since he had no handkerchief to wipe  them with.  One day, alas .' i he dog's owner went  to hunt with him in a wood where  there wero wild boars. The dog came  upon one of these ferocious creatures  and valiantly altacked him. In the  midst of the combat tho boar drove  his tusk through tho glasses, and not  ouly this, but so filled the poor dog's  eyes with tho fragments of glass that  from that  time ho was totally  blind.  Then she went to telli the dolls.  "Dear ones," she said1 when she had  collected them together, "I know and  I long have known just how you feel  about gsiag lo bed so early. So tonight yo������ shall sit1 up just] as long as  you like, and we will see for ourselves  just what good times the grown-up  people have."  Then they all went down-stairs to  (he library, where the family were.,  IL was very quiet (here, .fanet thought.  'The older children were studying their  lessons for the next day, grouped  around the long table' in the middle'  of the room, and her father and mother were reading.  "Do tell me a long story, please,  mamma," said Janet, bringing her little'chair'up beside her mother's; but  her mother shook her head.  "It would disturb the children  studying," she said.  "Can I have an opera with my  dolls?"  "No, dear."'  "Isn't there anything to amus������  me?" and there were tears in Janet'ar  voice. ,,  "No, Utile daughter, this is the  quiet hour for the grown people and  ycu will have  to keep still."  So Janet sat down and looked soberly at the fire.   '  ,By and by her head rested against  her mother's,, knee.  "I don't     think    grown! folks���������" she  began, and     that    was    all, until her  father was   carrying    her ��������� up-stairs���������  "have a very good   time   at   all,"   sh������ '  murmured sleepily.  Since then she goes   to Jjed cheerful-  "Por it's really better for all of ui '  my dears," she   told   the dolls.   '  ITEMS OF INTEREST.  BRUNO AND PIGGY.  Bruno is a great Newfoundland dog,  so large that when he stands on his  hind feet he can rest his paws on the  shoulders of his mistress. Dut though j  so tali, he is only a year old, merely a  puppy, and as full oi fun and play  as you cau think. His mistress and  he   aro  great   friends,   and  he   seems  TO TEST DRINKING WATER.  ISy   WIili-li   Vim  lii){������:ii<' Mu.rr.  .Hay  S6i><er  Ail exchange says that all drinking -wator should be tested in town  or country frequently, as there are  other impurities beside sewage which  are quite as deadly, and every cistern of water is liable to be a source  of blood poisoning,��������� mice, rats and  other pests must, have water, and many  a case of typhoid is set up by ������������������such  as these'falling into the cistern and  remaining there for months in ;i decomposed state. To"-detect, this impure condition is very simple and unfailing. Draw a tumbler of : water  from a tup or pump at night,.' put. a  piece of while lump sugar into it, and  place it on I lie kitchen mantle ��������� shelf  or anywhere that the temperature will  hot. be under u'ir degrees Fahr. In Iho  morning, the water, if pure, will be  perfectly clear; if .contaminated by  sewage or other impurities the water  will be milky. This is a simple and safe  test and easily made.  OFFICIAL KISS.  The official kiss is not exclusively a  masculine prerogative. There aro  times when court etiquetlo demands  that women, too, shall kiss. On the  occasion of the Crown Prince of  Greece's wedding, the bride Princess  Sophie of Prussia, the Kaisor's sister,  was obliged to bestow no fewer than  1-50 kisses. The King of Greece received''three kisses, so did tho Queen, so  did tho Empress Predorick and the  Queen of Denmark and the Kaisor Wil-  helm and the Empress, while all tho  Princes and Princesses present received  one kis������ apiece. :.?  to  think sho belongs entirely to him".  For a long time she had no other  pel, so Bruno was petted to his heart's  content. But one day his master  brought home a pig���������a little, pink-  skinned fellow, ��������� with white bristles,  looking pretty enough for any lady  Lo lake into her Jap. His mistress was  charmed .with tho pig, aud made a  pet of him at onco, much to Bruno's  disgust. He became as sulky and jealous as could be whenever she petted  piggy, and would never notice the little fellow, unless to givo him a spiteful little nip whenever he had a good  chance.  Piggy was 6o littlo thai they gavo  him the run of the yard. Ono day his  mistreHS heard a fearful squealing and  stopped out to see what was the matter. What do you think 1 Bruno bad  the poor litUe fellow in his mouth, and  he carriea him to a puddle of black,  sticky mud and dropped him into the  very middle, whoro ho stuck fast,  squealing  louder  than  ever.  Then Bruno came running to his mistress, with his tongue lolling out, and  his brown eyes twinkling as much as  to say, " tve settled that little dunce,  now. haven't I >" " Shame on you,  Bruno I" said his mistress. "A great  dog like you, teasing that poor little  pigpy ' Go straight and get him outl"  Bruno turned and scampered back to  the'puddle. "He fished out the'little  pig, brought him back, and laid him  at his mistress' feet, (ho dirtiest little  pig you over saw. Sho had to get  warm, water and a broom and scrub  him. And all th������ while Bruno sat  there, with his head on one sido and  tongue hanging out. watching her. And  one could almost think thoy could roc  that  dog  laugh I  HOW JANET WAS C URL-ID.      '  It was the uneasy time of day. It  was likewise tho time when the hands  of the clock weut around- i altogether  too fast to suit Janet.  "You seem to love to say it's my  bediime," the said, looking crossly at  Iho big clock. "I wish 1 could sit up  once iu a while and see what a good  time the grown'folks have, after we  have gone   to bed."  "We" meant Janet  and her dolls.  "You cau sit up tonight if you  wish, just as long as you' like," said  Janet's mother.  "Truly?" asked Janet;  "Truly," .said  hor mother.  "Oh, thank you. mamma. Won't  we have a jjood   time,  though?"  A I'eiv 1'ur.ijri-nriliH Whirls   Will lie FoiiuC,  Woi-lli Ili-mllng.  Many of Ihe Manila dead are entombed in the cemetery of Taco, ono  of the suburbs. The bodies are placer)  in nich'es of a thick wall, and the surviving friends pay rent for Lhe dead(  for four-years. If the rental is not  renewed before tho end of that period,  the remains are removed and thrown  into  a bone pit.  L A three-year-old colored boy name*.  James Hughes, of Reading Pa., was  delighted with the recent additions la  his family, twin brothers. During the  absence of his mother, James made ai  mixture of laudanum and arsenic, and  "played doctor," with falal results.  The   mixture  killed   the  twins.  A valuable dog belonging to G. W;  Goebel of Haekensack, N. J., showed  signs of illness. The owner opened the  animal's mouth to examine his throat.  He chanced to have chapped hands, and  the dog's saliva penetrating the skin,  caused Mr. Goebel to manifest symptoms of hydrophobia.  A malady puzzling to the doctors,  prostrated William Dickerson of Chester, Pa. After Ll-,rec days' .iiiffeirng ha  lay helpless on a lounge, when in a  coughing fit he ejected a lizzard from  his mouth. It is thought (hat whil������  drinking from a spring he took tha  repiilo into his siomach.  A rare experience is that of Misa  Mary Spooner, of Acushnet, Mass. Sha  has lived in three different towns without changing her residence. A changs  of the boundary lines removed her  dwelling from New Bedford to Fair-  haven and then to Acushnet. Her aga  is 10T< years.  A spring of natural ink, jet black in  tinl flows from the base of Hennesaw  Mountain, near Marietta, Ga. Por  many years Alexander Stephens used  ihis ink for his composition and correspondence.  A telephone girl in Owensboro,' Ivy.,  was recently cowhided by an enraged  patron, who charged her wilh having  disclosed au important conversation sha  had overheard over the wire.  A [mountain of salt is one of tha  natural curiosities of San Domingo  The mountain is about five miles  square at the base, and is estimated  to contain about 00,000,000 tons ot salt.  Boarding houses in Berlin are usually numbered with luminous figures,  This is to enable boarders who return at night overloaded with beer to  easily recognize their lodging, place.  Fifty years ago (here were in tha  United States only fifty . occupations  open to women ; now thore are several  hundred branches of industry in which  they aro employed.  A tricky firm in Herndon, Pa., advertised to "send ten yards of silk on receipt of ������1." All who answered the advertisement received ten yards of silk  thread.  A Buffalo hotel has a library of 800  volumes for the use. of its guests. It  also keeps files of the popular magazines and weeklies.  The advance of civilization is already,  evident in lhe Philippines. Ono million  battles of beer have just arrived at  .Manila. .     _  Chewing .gum valued at $6,000,005 ia  annually consumed in th'e United  States. *      '  One-third of the population of the  world'speak ;the   Chinese   language.  Bi-iIT,ON'S-'������R::NK BILL.'  The Briton's drink bill, published ro-  cer/flv shows,,a yearly expenditure on  irCtox.ir-.ahls or ,?!!> for ev.������ry man, wo-  iThui iiii.l child in the United Kingdom.  Irishmen and Scotchman, it seems,  hiiW! iwen much maligned in this, connect.im, if or v.'hile. ,]' I ho Knglishmai  drinks 2/11 -gallons'of alcohol yearly  ���������she Scotchman, nisi napes with I.Gj aim  ���������i lie Irishman with . 1.51. The .Englishman spends 8J0.5'J, the Scotchman  S'la.25 ana  lhe Irishman ������13.25.  E3'  km  *"7" .\s=r������ B.rt~i. ���������$$&  i   1.'V   ������������������������ "-'  "*f>S,!  -   ��������� ���������  --,.:*/-������ai THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 2a, 1899.  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  Our April show- rs this vear are anything but conducive to May fioweis."  Tom Milne is around again, but not  bo good on his pins as he usedrto be.  Cribbing the creek below the flume  is going ahead rapidly. Tho contemplated work will be finished before the  freshets set it.  Dr. Milloy. dentist, leaves on Wed-  day for the Boundary country,and will  be away a month, so get your dentistry  done before he goes.  Commencing Monday, April 24, the  The Lyceum Dramatic Co. will appear in Spencer':! opera house May 1st,  2nd and 3rd.  Lilly Hutton, colored, drunk and  disorderly, $15 or 30 days; J.Mason  paid $10 as a d.d. This is the police  court record.  R. H. Trueman, photographer, will  be in Sandon f������r two weeks beginning  Saturday April 22nd. Studio opposite  C. P. K. depot.  Stop that Cough! Take warning. It  may lead to consumption, A 25c.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  life.   Sold at AIcQueen's Drujr Store  The Miners' Union here have ordered  a very handsome   Union Jack and  a  .__...,..._...���������  j ,���������1 T,    neat   banner   from  the east.     These  C.P.'R.passenger"trajn will leave hore M:hey wijl mo at  celebration* and 0"  at 7:45 instead, of 0a,m,   N/eJe-rm ������������8' Mf���������*! oeensions.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^r^^  *  *  SOME HINTS.  H. BYERS & CO.  ������  ������������������  How often mothers are perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by their little ones losing appetite and refusing all  manner of food when children will take  aengers will arrive mere at 2:20 p.m.  Mr. H. B. Williams, of the. Queen  BeBs, and Mr. Stuart Todd, of the  Evening Star; are among the mining  men visiting the city.���������Nelson Miner.  Tne wall paper now being opened tip  at Cliffe's bookstore, Sandon, is sufficient to supply the needs of the whole  of Slocan, and much of the outside  ���������world besides.  Mine Inspector McGregor left town  on Tuesday. He says the only instructions "he got from headquarters  were not to enfercc the eight-hour system in the Slocan.  ��������� Karl's Clover Root Tea, for constipation it's the best, and if after using it  you don't say so, return the package  and get your money. Sold at McQueen's Drng Store..  The B. C. Gazette of the 3rd instant  contains' the announcement that a  court of assize, nisi prius, oyer and  determiner and general gaol delivery  ���������will be holden in Nelson on May 30.  The Metropolitan Opera, Co., ���������. after  having scored great successes' all over  the country, will again appear in Sandon at Spencer's Opera House on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25.and 26.  For Constipation take Karl's Clover  Root Tea, the great. Blood Purifier.  Cures Headache, Nervousness,; Eruptions on the skin, and makes the head  Blear as a bell.. Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store.. ;���������:.,-:,  and  I    Catarrh cured.   A clear-head  I sweet   breath   secured   with  Shi  Catarrh Remedy.   We sell six bottles  for $3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Although Mikado Is advertised for  the first night of the Metropolitan  Opera Co.'s engagement, Manager  Spencer says that if a number request  any other he will have it put on.  Shiloh's Consumption Cure cures  where others fail. It is the leading  Cough' Cure, and no home should be  without it. Pleasant to take and goes  right to the apot. Sold by McQueen the  druggist.  Mrs. Joe Doty, Port Gilbert, N.S.,  says : "My little girl would grind her  teeth so I concluded she had worms.  I gave her three doses of Dr. Low's  Worm Syrup which acted with good  effect."   Price 25c.  Rheumatism���������Have you tried all the  remedies you ever read or heard of  hoping for a cure ? If you're afflicted  still, take Milburn's Rheumatic Pills.  They never fail, guaranteed to cure or  } our money back.   Price 50c.  , Work has been commenced on the  foundatien of the Presbyterian church  building at the crossing of the K. & S.  by the Reco trail. It will be a moat  commodious and well-finished structure when the finishing touches' are put  ������������������  ���������������������?  at nearly any time;    A cup" of Eovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for ,  The Kaslo correspondent of the Nelson Tribune is over clever. , He aays,  "It is stated that Mr. Cliffe has purchased the Prospector plant; and will  remoye here," neither of which statements is a fact.  Athletes, bicyclists and others  should always keep Hagyard's Yellow  Oil on liand. Nothing like it for stiffness and soreness of the muscles,  sprains, bruises, cuts, etc. A clean  preparation, will nottstain clothing.  c   JfriceSoc.  There are many children in the city  doing iiutbing that'ought' to be at  school. We.have now two excellent  teachers in the public school, so there  is no excuse: ' Besides it is necessary  to increase" the attendance to retain  the second teacher permanently.  The bachelors of the city established  a record as entertainers at their ball  'on Tuesday evening. The refreshments served were not the least upon  which the boys were congratulated,  and on the whole the dance was pronounced to be the equal at, least of the  Curlers' ball, which is saying a good  deal.        ���������    ' ���������.  Mr. W.H. Brandon says that in the  Guelph district, where he spent-most,  of his eastern visit, there is much enquiry about the mining properties of  this district. "As .we stated last week,  the Canadian group, in which he is  interested, is taken over by a strong  company who --have.'"all the capital  necessary to push operations on that  property, and they will be pushed during thecoming summer. ���������  It is not true, as the Nelson-Miner  puts it, that theSandon Minors' Union  sent over men to fill the vacancies lit  the Athabasca mine caused by the recent strike there. Tho. Union here is  growing in'"strength'every day, and the  men are. going to go strictly by whatever is-defined to be the-law of.'.the  land in mining matters, though neither  the people nor the government know  what the law is at present.  It is now definitely settled, that our  brass hand aro going to Silverton on  tho 24th, and us many of our athletes  and local sp.orlB, including some of the  lire brigade in the band, there will be  but a poor contingent to go elsewhere.  Tlie lire brigade would like to go to  Kablo as a return for past courtesies,  if they had strength enough left after  the Silverton drain, to do effective  work there. Many, however, ure  thinking of going yet, and it. will only  be when the 24th draws near that they  will come to a finality.  On April 24th daily service on the  Columbia River, between Nakusp and  Robson, will be resumed, and the present seivice via Slocan Lake route will  be discontinued. As a result of this,  service ' betwc en Nelson and Slocan  City, on Slocan Lake, and on the N. &  S. branch, will be the same as was in  effect previous to the inauguration of  the present service.  Gowan, "the Wizard of the Banjo,"  will appear in Sandon for one night  only, Saturday April 29th. Mr.  Gowan'8 reputation as a Banjoist is  thoroughly established and his entertainment affords some wonderful revelations of the possibilities of this instrument. Mr. Gowan will bo ably  assisted by local talent, the whole  forming one of the most enjoyable  musical event of the season. Mr.  Gowan appears under the auspices of  the Ladies Aid Society of tho Presbyterian church.  Spencer's Opkr.v House���������Return engagement of the Metropolitan Opera  Co.���������30 people���������for two nights, Tuesday and Wednesday, April" 25 and 20.  First night, Mikndo; second night,  Bohemian Girl. Edison's Dream .Realized by Edison's latest invention  with moving pictures talk, act and  sing will be introduced. Sydney R.  Lover, baritone, will sing. The principals in the company are: Will Rising, Maurice I-Ingema-n, Eddie Smith,  Charles Walters, Blanch Aldrach,  Jeanett Lincoln, Alice Jamos, Lillian  Keniblc.   Price-; 75c and $1.00.  GRIPPE'SJMCY.  Shattered Nerves and Weakened Heart-A St. John Lady  Tells About It.  Mrs. John Quigley, who resides at 30  Sheriff St., St. John, N.B., states: "Some  time ago I was attaeked by a" severe cold,  which ended up in a bad attack of La  Grippe. Since that time I have never  regained my health, being weak, nervous  and run down.  "I suffered very much'"from Indigestion, accumulation of gas in the stomach,  and was in almost constant distress. I  doctored with some of the best physicians  in this city; but got no relief until I  began using Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills, and am pleased to say that they  have completely cured me.  '' My appetite is restored; my nervous  system has been toned up to its old-time  condition, and I have no more trouble  from the Indigestion and can eat anything I choose.  "I am only too glad too testify to the  merits of such a marvellous remedy as  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills for the  cure of nervousness, heart trouble, Indigestion, eto. Prioe 50c. a box, all  druggists.  su,M.M.f*'S,.rk.'i,f'k������M.rM'i,r-k.H,r,,'i...,,r!,,-w.,.(-i(.i.'aix,  THE....  QOObENOUQH  SANDON,-B. C.  Strictly First-class.  Furnished Rooms.  Manufacturers of 4 , ,  GALVANIZED AIR PIPE.  We carry  THE CELEBRATED '  WESTERN CHIEF BLOWERS  and  BUFFALO BLOWERS. -  Agents for  HAMILTON POWDER (JO'S  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE,  CANTON RIBBED STEEL  for Powder Drills.  . TRUAX ORE CARS.  Mine Hardware of every kind,-  H. Byers & Co,  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  WATCHES.  Will  not be closed as per previous  announcement, mving to a  complete  change in my plans���������my business will-  be continued as heretofore.  Bring or send your sick watches; all  work guaranteed. I will continue to  give special bargains in sales for three  weeks more.  New lines of beautiful goods will be  added shortly.'  ^P^f-tYr-*  G.  GRIMMETT.  JEWELLER a��������� OPTICIAN.  i  il  !  CRljjli-    ThT DESTAKTI-RHEUMATiC  i hxiil.AtS!������ PLASTCR MADE  h B^nirrtTlSH EtfH PLAsmta in e^eled  DIaHEE^-        rol^ fric- 5'-������  ��������� M/!55LnWR[NGLC0ii^  lilllllllllllllllillllllllB  /y>HUrV\CTUieRS  Thawing out tho water pipes, between tlie CP.lt. depot and Giegerich's  store, by electricity has been tested by  Johnson andFawcott, electricians, and  which'has proved to be a success. We  hope the plumber's gasoline blower is  a thing of the past for th.it purpose.  Mr. Bade,'the plumber, shows grout  aptitude in becoming an elect)ician,  were he not so much aim id of getting  bis fingers burned by thn currentjbut in  'digging the holes for niaici;."- connections to pipes, we will give Arr. Bado  credit for doing very pretty work. We  feel confident that by the practical  work of Chief Johson in connect ing  the wires and the carefulness of F.iw^  cett.running the dynamocs in the future, we will have no more trouble with  fro'/.nn water pipes.���������Com.  /3LT/I L0&QE,1 NO  U. D.  A. P. ASTD A. 3t.  Regular Conimunf-  S������,fepssrSVgi? fiivi ted.'  W.1I LIUxY,  Sec'y.  i ii 01 mm m m to  ii:!iiiiimi!iiii������iii!Hiiiiiijii!,:imMiiniiiiiiHHi(!ii!iiiiiiiiii:;i;HiHiiiii!i>iiiiiiiiiniimiiinnmii!iiimiiiiiiiiiii:i  Table Novelties too numerous to mention.  Salted and Preserved Fish, of all kinds.     "  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all very dainty and  appetizing.  Fine tender Hams and Breakfast Bacon-  Canned and Potted Meats for quick meals.  Fancy Crackers, Biscuits Jn. bulk and in  cartoons. "'  cand sec us, or send us in your orders by mail, as we arc noted for prompt-  on and curelul consideration in forwarding goods.  fancy  Com  fittcnti  I. 0. 0.  -Silver City Lodge, Xo. .'>!), meets evory Friday cvonlng.fit 7.31) o'cloolc.ai Urawloid's hnll.  W. J. GAitHUTT. N". G.  GKO. w.wrj,, V. (..  l.KV. A. jr. SAXKOltD, Hue. Sec.  All oolournlng brothers  cordially invited  to attend.  SANDON.  ICASLO.  AINSWORTH.  SGOK fo Mem ������nl'y.  FOR OVJSIt FffiTV YKA1.S.  The social   in Virginia hall, Thursday evening, iii behalf of the Metno-  dist church was quite a success.   In  all, young and old, over 80 people-were  present.     In   addition to   the parlor  games and pastimes,   which   amused  young and old, the orchestra composed  of   Messrs. Griffith,. Trenary, Barron,  Be well and Cliffe gave some interesting  musical selections; Mesdames Sanford  and McMartin,  a duett; -Mr. Parry a  solo;   Mr. Bert Sharpe,   a recitation;  Messrs. Grimmett and Sewell and Mesdames Sanford and Nicholls, a quar-;  tette, with Mrs. O. White as accompanist.      Eefreshments   filled   up   an  interesting interval.   Gatherings like  that do good in that they_ bring people  togethor for better acquaintance. -  Mrs. Winslow's Sootlilnjr Syrup has been  used by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by :a"slclc child, suflcrinfr  and crying with pain of cutting tooth. Send  at once and get. a bottle ������... "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" lor children teething. Jt  will relievo the poor little suiTerer immediat-  iy. Depend upon it, mother.*, thero. is no  ml stake about It. Itcuresdinrrticca, rcgnlat.es  tho stomach and bowels, cures Wind Uolic,  soltcnsthcgums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste ant. is tlie  prescription ol onu of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in tho United  States. Price twenty-five cents a bottle.  Said by all druggists throughout the world.  Be sura and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing  Syrup."      , .   ���������        ��������� j  Certificate of Improvments,  NOTICE-  Kitchener Fractional Mineral GInim; situate  in  the Slocan Mining Division  of West  ���������i Kootenay District.   Where   located :���������In  tho Ivanhoe unsin, adjoining the Admiral  Kelson and GreatKatt'ern Mineral Claims.  Take notieo that, I, \V. S. Drewry, acting as  agent for AV. II. Yawkey, free Miner's Certificate No. Bfil!) a. and P���������I.Hickey, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 833'Ji) a, intend, sixty days from  tlie date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certillcaie ol improvements, for  tlie pu rpose of obtaining a Crown grant ot the  above claim. '  .And farther take notice that action, under  section 1.17,   must be  commenced   botore the  issuance ol such certificate of improvements.  Dated this Olh day or February, IS!)!).  AV. S. DREAVRY. .'.  which deals with those weaknesses results from ERRORS  OF YOUTH, such as DRAINS, -NJGHT LOSSES,  WEAK BACK, IMPOTENCY, VARICOCELE, etc.  It explains to you fully just why ELECTRICITY cures  and CURES PERMANENTLY. It tells all about the  wo 1 ld-famed DR: SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT for weak  men, young and old. I ani the inventor, and with it I  cured 5,0,00 last year.  IMPURE BLOOD  Always cleansed, purified and enriched  by Burdock Blood Bitters. Mrs. John  Douglas, Fuller P. O., Ont., says: "I  have used B.B.B. for impure blood,  pimples on mv face and sick headache. Four bottles made my skin  clear and free from eruption and cured  me completely."  NOTICE.  Admiral Nelson Mineral Claim, situate in  the  Slocan   Mining   Division  ol   AVest  Kootenay District.   AVhere  located:���������In  the Ivanhoe basin, adjoin ing the Ivan hoe,  Elgin and Great Eastern Mineral Claims.  Take notice that I, AV. S. Drewry, acting as  agent for W. C. Yawkey, Free Minor's Corticate No. C018 a, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate of  Improvements,  for the  purpose ef obtaining a Crovrn grant oi the  aboveelaim.  And lurther take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho  lssuanoe of such certificate of improvements.  Dated thlsflth day of February, ISO!).  AV. S. DREWRY.  CONSULTATION FREE  at office' or if you do not live near enough to call, write for the above  sent sealed free. '.'''���������-.  book,  DR."JR. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, Que.  When your supply of PEIMING  has run out don't forget to give  The Mining Review a trial.  f  I  I.  i  .'  >U  %  t.  I1'.  ���������i:  il  *  i  .i'l  j  ���������A  3  J]  ������' vl  > *a  1te$p4#ti

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