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 VOL 3.���������NO. 46.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1900.  FIVE CENTS.  I  'Strafficoba-s- Horse Are Hoy/ Getting  Tlieir Baptism of Fire.    ; V  i Boers-Are in Full Retreat Northwards-  * Three Successive'Victories.      :  ,:  -'-,; Bloemfontein;' -April 23. ���������- Colonel  Anderson's corps orMouiitecIInfantry,  , consisting: of tho first battalion of the  First and Second Can ad inn Regiments  and Strath con a's Horsewas engaged in  the operations of General Pole-Carew  and: General French. Anderson" -had  undertake., to drive . the. Boers, from  their line of defence.sc-uth of the waterworks. The Canucks.sustaincd a heavy  fire.; The Boers shelled1 Anderson,'��������� who  made a march' move around: Leeuw  Kop on: the extreme left "of,., the Boer,  position. ;, Wben 'the British': battery  opened lire, ?fche . Boers^-removed tlie  gun. , General Dickens' cavalry bri:.  gade, which m'iule a wide detour to'-the'  left, found its farther progress .burred  -by a strong Boer position/ -   ...  ,���������'-.'  Maseru, Basutoland,'.April-2-i.���������The  Boers severely attacked Colonel Dal-  gettv's northern position facing . Bok-  poort Ridge at 10 o'clock this morning,  bringing four guns into action, under  whose lire they made a determined advance. ;'-' *   - '..',;'''  The British returned a heavy lire.be-  fore which the Boers recoiled. After-'  ward they extended across the fiats and  maintained -a continuous Jong range  , fusiladefor some hours. Firing was  heard in the direction of Dewetsdorp,  but there was no sign that the British  relief column in that quarter has advanced further.  London, April- 25.���������The -War Office  has issued the following from < Lord  Roberts, dated-Bioeiiifontein, April 25::  , "The.enemy retired from in front of  Wepener. last night, and this, morning  are moving north-eastwards- along the  Ladybraiul road. .Their number was  between4001) and 5000.  .London,. Apr1! 2G.^Thp Times has  the following from a special correspondent,- dated Mafeking, Basutoland,  April 25: "I rode from Jammersburg,  skirting Wipeper, and I met General  Brabrant's advance guard four miles  southof We-pener. They report, three  successfulfighls on ', Saturday,- Sunday  and Tuesday, with twenty-two casualties. The seige was raised, and 5000  of the enemy are going along the  Lady brand road within, our sight and  unpursued. Colonel Dalgety's casualties are 33 killed and 132 wounded."   \.  moHtcareful inquiry tonight hasfailed  to discover anything to indicate a  movement of Buffalo grain shovelera to  release tlie -AVell.and Canal dynamiters  now in jiul justover the Canadian border. ��������� The shovelors seen'along the  waterfront tonight'seemed surprised at  the story when it- was told to them' by-  newspaper reporters.'' So far as could  -be observed there was not the slightest  .excitement among the scooper : clement. ���������'���������; President MoMahon, of the  Grain:shbvellers' Union, ��������� branded the  story as ridiculous.'v's.:.  Football  Leagued  .The Slocan Football'League was organized here on Tuesday evening -lhs't.  Delegates from the different points attended the meeting.. The following is  the schedule! of. games, to be played  during the season :    ^ :,'.' :.:���������.     : '  SilvertOri'v.STKaslo,at Kaslo," June 4.  Kaslo vs. Sandon, at Sandon,' June  17. '������������������ ���������..'.   . ���������"/������������������''���������.... .'������������������. -'.,'  . Sandon vs. Silverton," .at" Silverton,  June 28.-:'-    ',.���������'.:���������������������������������������������,  -.-'"/���������'    ,-,;'..''-V-.'..' -  Silverton vs. Sandon, at Sandon. July  28.   -. ;-'.' '-    -v.'.."..   "'-'.-,,'";   W  ���������   ���������  Kaslo , vs.;-;- Silverton, -.;��������� at '.���������.- Silverton,  August G.      ". ������������������.���������'���������-���������.���������-��������� --   ���������'-'..-  0A"  kWMQfiiii (im.iit.y-/  A.Description of Their Concentrator  To Be Erected Eight Away.   ':.":  Situated Less  Than Half a Mile Out  Will Be a Boon'to the Town.  :r. .  It  . McGuigan's Forces.  The number of men working at this  place at the.present is as follows: ".:.-'.  ���������:.'���������'-��������� Surprise - ,      ��������� ���������     10  ���������'.' Rambler   ' :   30   ,  Antoine    .      ,.    o -. 6  ������������������'���������-.- S.oh'o '������������������' -.'.'.   6  Other small properties, about a dozen  more. The Surprise has most of its  machinery up and being placed. AVith  all looa'ed; it will be quite a large institution. '-��������� ;      '������������������!'���������     ���������  The Queen Leaves Ireland.  After the Rambler-Cariboo.  Dublin, April 25.���������The Queen spent  her last day in Ireland- very quietly;"  Though she drove -out. ;this afternoon..  shedidnot visit any institutions. Her  majesty will leave the vice-regal, lodge  at noon tomorrow, and after, the short  train journey to Kingnton, will embark'  on board the royal.yacht,.and, escorted  by the Channel fleet, will sail for England an hour later. It is expected that,  the Queen will arrive at Windsor on  Friday morning.  Here and There.  It is reported that big capitalists are  figuring on buying a controlling interest in the Rambler-Cariboo. Within  the past few days several mining experts have examined the property. At  . the mi no itself they have stopped sorting ore until Ihe'deai goes through.  The principal owners of the:mine are  Cooley-i of Colfax, Washington, an*d  banking - interests, there; J. B. Mo-  Arthur,,., of Russian;!,, and Maclean  Brothers, ol'Pa.ouse. - ". ���������  DYNAMITERS' ARRESTED.,  Plot to Destroy the  Welland'Canal Discovered���������Nefarious Scheme to Divert  Canadian Trade to   Buffalo.  F. C. Holden has sold out his business in Greenwood and, is going to  Cape Nome.  It is reported that Ira Black, an old-  time Sandonite, has come to grief financially in Phoenix.   -  The city of Hull, Que., opposite Ottawa, was wiped out by fire. The loss  is ������20,000,000, and 12,000 people, mostly  employed  in the factories, are  home-'  less. .��������� .-:..,'.'.'.'���������  John Houston says that Charley Mcintosh never wrote his election address  ���������that it is only a man that can swear  at peddlers whon they apply for Ii  censes that has thrliterary 'ability for  such undertakings.  The marriage-, of the Dowager Empress Victoria of Germany, Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, to a German  'count, gives rise to a great deal of unfavorable newspaper comment, and  eyen the revival of an old Berlin court  scandal, which probably had its origin  in court intrigues and jealousies. Even  the crowned heads do not escape the  scandal-monger.  Si  U  Niagara Falls, April 23.-Chief Young  , and Detective Main, assisted by Buffalo detectives, have probably unearthed  a gang of dynamiters operating from  the Dolphin House, Suspension Bridge,  New York, the Rosalie hotel here aud  Buffalo, N. Y., by rounding un John  Walsh, aged 27 years'; John .Nolan, 35  years of age, and Ka:l Dullman, all of  whom nre charged with having attempted to blow up Lock 24 of the  Welland Canal ou Saturday night. The  general impression is that this gang  has been operating as hirelings of  United States capitalists to cripple the  Welland Canal aud divert the traffic of  the upper lakes from Montreal to Buffalo. The accused will appear before  Police Magistrate Logan today. A detachment of Forty-fourth Battalion is  guarding the court house to prevent  any attempt of the mob, from Buffalo,  which it is reported is preparing to  liberate the prisoners.  A despatch from Buffalo says : The  Guests at the Reco.  D. Jf. Bongard, Kettle .Falls; John  Keen, Kaslo; A. Cawley, Nelson; G. If.  White, Nelson; A. vV. Dawrin, Montreal;  W. E. Davidson, Toronto; W.J. Irwin,  Vancouver; Harry Houston, Nelson;  B. C. Riblet, Nelson; E. E. Vincent,  Calgary; T. J. Lendrum, Nelson; Jas.  Furguson, Toronto; 0. L. Lightfoot, Van-'  ceuver; Fred Belche, Vancouver; John  S. Clute, New Westminster; Alex Lucas,  Vancouver: Ed Ferguson, Nelson; Robt.  Irving, Kaslo; .11. Giegerich, Kaslo; T. B.  Hill, Silverton; Wm. Hunter, Silverton;  Alex. Smith, Kaslo; W. B. McLean,  Fernie; Ralph Harron, San Francisco;  II. H. Welch, Victoria; R. II. Carley,  Nelson; Thos. C. Gray, Nelson; Alex.  Cross, Nelson; Mrs. Kensir, Toronto;  W. C. Reynold, San Francisco; A. R.  Blumenauer, New Denver.  Mr.fHickey ��������� lifts finally straightened  out all .differences-.between, the, Alex-  ahders:anr.l:,the K.'& S. on the. one side  and.the Minnesota Silver Company on  the other, and secured for;the company  that ..eligible-'mill site opposite the  C. P. R. trestle and adjoining/Tributary  creek, just belbw'the .city limits. It is  said to .be pne of the .most suitablo.sitcs  for a concentrator in lbe comntr j\' The  Alexanders have been.'.'paid $3,500. and  a consideration has becii.given to the  K. & S.'R'y Co.. It was, at one time  feared that- the company .would be  forced to build near Three Forks, but  luckily ' different advice prevailed.  This will give Sandon ' four-large, mills  now tributary (and one, the. Alamo, adjacent) with more to follow, shortly. , If  we cannot have lake fronts, and beautiful scenery arising therefrom, let ns  have industries of the . concentrator  land, each-employing a number, of  men, and thus build up a town of industries. '       ./.;'. .. d'.  The ground is now being cleared and  work Will be commenced mext'-'week on  a plan . prepared by Mr'.Bartlett, of  Montana,; one of most callable and  widely experienced men .of the west.  The work will all be done by day labor  under a competent foreman, Mr.  Hickey retaining general:-��������� oversight  himself. ���������     ���������':       '���������'���������.'.  o.  ; The. building will he .of the -usual  .'apartmeats,;, built, on t':.i L.;,l!side and,  will be three stories and; basement* in  front, nnd 52x98 in side (liihensions.  By "story" we do not mean the usual  residence story, but the, spacious ones,  peculiar to industries of .this class on'a  large scale und. under the inost approved plan3. : Approximately the cost  of the structure and machinery fitted  in will bb about ������40.000, and will have  a'capacity of 150 tons a day. The ore,  will be delivered from the'- Minnesota  Silver Co's tram (Ivanhoe mine) and  later from the .Sunshine tram into a  bin in top story of the south end of the  building whichwill hold about 220 tons.  From that it will p-iss into a Blake  crusher, 14x20, through an automatic  feeder, where it will be subjected to the  firs'- operation in pulverization and  separation. The work of pulverizing  is done for the most part by eccentric  wheels. . From this crusher-'the--ore  passes along on a Robins conveyor, a  belt of great width and durability,  where the separated ore is taken off for  shipment. The remainder p.-.sses into  a second ore bin and thence to 8 Hartz  jigs and 8 Wiifley concentrators, whose  operations we will fully describe after  the structure is completed and iii operation, with the shipping facilities.  x'Vt pn-sent it is estimated that there,  is ore'sufficient:in sight at the Ivaiihoe  oil-dumps ...nd in, the stopes to keep the  concentrator running three.years. The  train to the concentrator will be.ou the  aerial principle and some 8,000 feet  long, but easy of construction as there  are no slides to cross. It is supposed  the concentrator will be running-by  tho 15th of August. An electric plant  will furnish some small power.- and  light the entire structure. Water for  the. mill operations will be got from  -Miller creek and power from Carpenter  creek probably. .   ���������'  Company, Limited;: with a memorandum anil articles of association which  have already been prepared with the  privity iind approval of the directors of  this.Company, : .:,        .   ,    '  3. That the draft agreement submitted-to. this meeting, and expressed: to  bo made;between this company ,ahd..its-  liquidator of,the oho part, and the Hall  Mining and,Smelting Company. Limited, of'-the other part, be, and the same  is hereby.approved;, and that the said  liquidator be, a.ul.h'e is hereby, authorised pursuant to' Section 161: of the  Companies Act,. ISG2,-Itb'enter into an  agreement with such new company  (when incorporated) in the terms of the  said draft, aud' to carry the same into  effect, with such modifications (if any'  as lie may think expedient.      . .,.  I Mi Mi  UifG.  The Vancouver, Four Mile, is to start  up shortly with a large force of men.'  . .'��������� W..E.. Koch' has a large force of men  and horses on the Enterprise property.:  '.Bruce, White.is talking of putting in  an aerial ti-am , at tlie   Molly Gibson.  mine. - ���������'  ' ' t '. '���������''���������',������������������'  to" the  assess-  PEESONAL   MENTION.  Wmi Hunter, of Silverton, made' a  visit.to Sandon oh ^yedne8day.,  - Sammj'   Lloyd returned   this week  from a.tour'of;the Slocan,towns. ;. ���������'  ��������� G. W. Hughes   "horsebacked'*   it in  from the'ooncentratdr yesterday.  ������������������Mr.'Yates, late of Sandon.but now of  Silverton, is going to Cape Nome.  Robt. Irving and Sam Hunter were  Kaslo visitors "in the city this week.  Mrs. G. B. McDonald, of Cody, who  was taken suddenly 111,'Saturday last,is  now quite reeoyered.  Wm. Donohue, late bartender at the  Clifton, left, on Wednesday to dig up  some of Gape Nome's gold.  B. 0. Riblet and Harrj-: Howson have,  been spending some days around their  old haunts the past week.;"        :  Mr. Geo.Folliott arrived in the citjT  Monday evening from'Beaverton, Out.,  to. work with his brother.Bert.      '  Mrs. Sheppard, of Cody, left this  week for England where she will reside  lor a time with her late husband's people.-.' ��������� - ���������:���������������������������'���������' "���������'���������-.- '-.-"'  Bruce White was in the city Thursday breathing our healthy atmosphere.  lie s'ays the Mollie Gibson is progres-  ing'vvelh'' '���������-'"������������������-   :;.i_..:'',:      /'      .': -:-  . Rev. A. IVIxSanford attended District  .meeting in. Nelson this .-week.; It is  expected ho will- be sent' to. the Okau-  agan country this Conference.  'Hugh Magee; late of the Star hotel  who was repurted dead some time ago,  is not dead nor even asleep. He returned to the city oh Sunday last with  his family. .-.-���������'.-��������� '  Toih Jalland returned   from Enderby-  ou Monda-j-, where ho had been taking  stock of the business he has purchased  a half interest in.   He leaves to  commence businessiiext week.  . Small forces are now. going  hills from Sandon regularly.' on  nient woi'k.    ���������       "; ' ���������'!'������������������  ',.,-E. Rammelmeyer is having considerable work done on the Dutchman, His  Ten Miie property. ..���������-.-���������..���������  ���������; The,ore,shipments from Whitewater  station' for;.week'ending.April-26 were :  Whitewater mine, 99 tons.  ������ .The Silvertbniah saj's for the third  time that":the Emily Edith is to'slart,  up with a large force on: Monday next.'  It is a very large concentrating prop-:  erty. ������������������'���������',.'������������������;       - .'.     ���������'.. , ���������-'.-���������.,.    ��������� -  -;-|;:-,.  ,i1''A strike' of  some  importance   has;  been made oh'the Lizzie claim,, a short .'  distance to the east of McGuigan.   It :  is owned by Mike Fenrose.   A number  of inches  of  good.galena  have   been  founci in the lead a-few feet  from' the���������  surface.-' '  *'''.";'  The long cross-cut-at the Ivanhoe is  no^y in 1100 feet, and the le id will be  struck in about 100 feet more, probabl>r  in about' two weeks'time. ,0ne:blind  lead was encouutei-ed on the way containing some, ore, on .which-' drifting  will be done later on. The rock all the  way;was very hard, and, all things cow-'  sidered, it is said to have been the best-  work ever done in the district.  Extra Local Items,  Tlie Political Arena.  HALL MIKES MEETING.  Resolutions   Considered    at    a   Meeting  Held April 12.  PASSED BLOOD..  Mrs. Traviss, Fennells P. O., writes :  "My hu������band was so bad with diarrhoea that he passed blood and could  get nothing to cure him until he tried  Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry.   He says it saved his life."  The following resolutions are those  which were considered at an extraordinary general meeting of the Hall  Mines Limited, held in London, ou  Wednesday, April 12:  1. That it is desirable to reconstruct  the Company, and accordingl}- that the  Company be wound up voluntarily,and  that Atherton Edward Ashley, of 1  Leadenhall Street, E.G., be, and is hereby, appointed liquidator for the purpose of such winding up, at a fee of  fifty guineas.  2. That tne liquidator be, and he is  hereby, authorised to coninent to the  registration of a new company to be  named the Hall Mining aud Smelting  A. E. Teeter,, of  Slocan City,  writes  us to say he is hot a candidate for par-.'  liament the coming elections.  It is generally understood, that F. C.  Cotton will not, again seek re-election  to the Local House. With Cotton out,,  where is Mr. Green's ieader.; ���������  Joo.Mirtin says he would rather  have a rank Tory, in tho Nelson constituency than an '.'independent" of  the Houston stripe.1 There will now  be ",.vig3 on the green."  Alex. Lucas, Conservative organizer,  was in the city Wednesday. He says  there, will be, at least, twenty-six  straight Conservatives elected in tho  coming contest, which is contrary to  Joe's real hopes and sanguine expectations. ...  Geo. Kane, of Kaslo. is acting the  part of a John thc Baptist these times.  He is making a tour of the Slocan preparing the way for a greater than himself���������he is arranging for Joe Martin,  and, we understand, is anxious to be a  candidate in Martin's interest.  It is announced that John Keen is  the Conservative candidate for the Slocan. We have heard of no convention  yet, and the constituency has so far  had too much of the self-constituted  candidate. By the way is every man  in JCaslo going to be a candidate for  the reason that there are no brains in  any other corner of the district?  J. H. Wood beat Leedham in the,  boxing 'contest, Saturday last.  Quietness everywhere as all the floating population hiis gone to work in the  hills., ,'.:: ���������'..���������--',���������:  : Kaslo will be:a"pbpulot.s'cir'y''.biAhe  24th.' ,-They expect about 5,000 visitors  for the celebration.-  The Miners'Union convention is in-  session as we go "to'press. Mr. Green "  is likely.-to be their candidate.  The return of many old-timers looks  as if business, in Sandon was looking  up, or expected to be picking up.'  ..  The city fire brigade are fi.dng up  a stall fer a horse in tlie fire,depot, and :  have-sent an order to Winnipeg for a  four-wheeled hose wagon, with latest  improveme.nts. These additions will  give Sandon as good lire protection as  anytown in the province^  Some of the Ethiopian ladies of the."  city had a ro.w on Saturday over the  ownership of "a house." .Bottles artel ���������  other missiles flew around lively resulting in a cut head, doctors'bills and a  polios court case, but a truce was  finally declared, and peace now roigns  supreme.  The Webb recital .here on   Monday  evening did not draw a large bouse for  two reasons : Ist-It was but- indifferently advertised ; 2nd���������Two people, unless  extraordinarily endowed, arc hardly a  strong enough combiation for an up-to-,  date concert. -."Variety is the spice of  life"  and they, want it-s.-.road thicker/,  in the,west than any place.   Tito tenor  singer with Miss Webb  lias a.pleasing.,  voice, said to be superior to   the-'Bre-  hany tenor, while  Miss Webb  is a talented elocutionist.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take Laxative Bromq Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund tbe nioney  if it fails to cure. 25c. E. W. Grove's  signature is on each box.  ��������� ������* .���������  SCALDED HAND.  Some years ago I scalded my hand  very badly, then took cold in the burn,  my hand swelled and was very painful,  but half a bottle of; Hagyard's Yellow  Oil cured it completly. Mrs. Wanna-  maker, Frankford, Ont.  For  the  week  as follows :  MINK.  Payne....   Last Chance -..  ending 27 April were  Total..:  .,255  CHURCH NOTICES.  Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, B.A.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at  II  a. 111.   and 7.30 p. m.  Pj.esi.yteki.vn, St.'Andrews.���������Rev. j.  A. Ferguson, B.A.. pastor ; services on  Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 D.m.  Union Sabbath School in the Meth  odist church at 12:15 p.m , after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  ���������    MISS BESSIE NASON,  A' well-known young lady of t)lover  Hill, N. B., writes ; "I gladly recommend Laxa-Liver Pills to any one suffering from constipation. Thev cured  me entirely before I had finished the  third box.  " ������* fwa-**.  ^?*i������/\'^  ''ffvHiir.'.'i  ssrc * *.?  i-VJf .5r3  ri  s"  ��������� j ". .'!  ��������������� .1.. .5      .  ���������"*���������' ; ��������� ?��������� t c,-J  11 ���������" < 1  .������   y^i?  ���������V.     ~i<i  n ..��������� ���������* ^.. -  ���������ar"!^. .       .va. .,������������������!.  -,"*t"i!J!=���������=*- ' "���������3^--"������  -1-     _������iS.   .   ff-     ��������� - v     T   -,���������   - - -���������,".���������"������    I���������   " I - >- ".-^""'���������TtEl'^*?' i-i"'T"������T Tf-'TTVZ V-' "JT" 5!  ���������- "���������.��������� J, T��������� ���������  , - .���������F-Tiyj'J'yj'^wi-u^"..���������---;- ���������y������������������-������������������ j_������.l    ���������������������������������������������   ...   ,r��������� ���������������������������������!��������� u. ���������_,��������� v-ll',"'."..,i!."..ll"-r'"J.'^,r.'   ���������   .".iJAi' r  ,/  lunatics  Prihoes3 waa given, bow she spent her  lime? 'Walking, painting and reading,' he answered, 'there ia nothing  also to do.' "She sees no society V I  Inquired. 'No oho ia allowed to see  her except by  o rder of Prince Phi lip.  ., They'are, manufacturing  Dow for the greater honor of kingship,  aa if that trade was! not .-naturally*  overburdened with disease. King  Leopold, who made a reputation by  keeping poor Curlotta, in tho strait-  Jacketi all these years," though she is  as sound minded us you ,or I, is at tho  head of the enterprise; its headquarter*; are the private madhouse Lindenhof.   near  Dresden.  Thore,: in a shabby pavilion, attended .by a single abigall, the unfortunate Princess Louise of Coburg '3  kept in close confinement. Legally  dead, she Is but a number in theeoono-  , mics ox the vast esUibhshmuat that  makes a specialty oi . inorphiiiio ,���������, and  opium) fiends aud ot victims, of love's  madness.  It's a house for incurables, and thoso  entering leave hope behind.  With the exception of her dootor  and of Frtiulein von De-bauor, her lady  ol. honor in happier ihlays, who refused' to leave her mistress, this granddaughter of Louis Philippe, is not allowed to see a s-ane person, and her  days are spent in endless ennui, as she  : hasi neither society, horses nor other  '���������taishion-able luxuries to while away  the time.  Instead ol concerts and grand-opera  -���������the shrieks a.wd yells oX nvadnien  niarchiug- in fockstep under her window, as did the guard!-! o4 her uncle,  the Emperor ol Austria, only two  years ago.  In place of the respectful Htaring of  multitude and the flattering, of courtiers���������argus-eye-d keepers, fittod oul  with revolvers and "bracelets" for emergency cases, and inflexible commands of physicians who know how  to   enfore  obedience.  Grand dinner parties���������yes, Her  Royal Highness can still indulge in  that privilege, nay, more, she must.  She. has a hundred raving females, at  table with her every -day, all of whom,  including herself, use spoons only, unless they prefer to employ things that  were? made before kmives and, forks  were   thought   of.  The-Louise who used to sup iwith a  parquet of King's sons was tho ehioesi  dresser of chic Vienna; iu Lindenhof  her allowanoe for dress amounts to lil)  florins a mouth. Sho was a devotee of  literature. The foremost French writers of the'day wore her friends.   She  uer, excopL   uj   ux������..-.   ���������   her, husband, and His Highness thinks  it beat to completely isolate the poor  woman.' " ���������'.-..:   , !���������"���������-  My Dresden friend added that Queen  Caroline takes a deep .interest in' the  affairs of lhit)'unfortunate Louise, but  that will not make any difference' in  her fa1e. The unwritten law which  .says, that "Kings cannot err," has; a  rider to the effect that: "Royal wo.  men who forget the marriage vow  shall bo adjudged insane,'.' and it goes  without saying that,; two crowned  black sheep such as the 'King of Belgium and Philip of Coburg won't forego a 'shadow of the arbitrary power  placed Into thoir bands.  A.s father and husband respectively  ihieiy hlave a right to; avenge the scandal by which Louise' threatened to  eclipse their own reputation for profligacy .wibsn she eloped with Lieutenant Colonel Count Meglevii fob, since  disgraced, and incarceration in a madhouse is certainly the worst punishment thlat oan -be dealt to a healthy  porson.     Besides, criticism is" bound to  stop ,at Big.ht af tbe straight-jacket. If  this- Princess who threw convention-  alitliea to tbe winds is a������lunatic,  wihiat'a tbe u&e of inquiring into the  causes' that: led her astray? Why  speculate." ->n prenatal "influences,- on  thi). effect of the debasing association  with tbe man whom she had professed  to love, honor iind obey.  Courtly gossip bias it that , Louise  will never again draw a free- breath���������  not during tbe life of Prince; Philip  and King Leopold, at least. Her bus--  band is 56, bar father 63 years of age ;  shie herself ia past 42, and Princes are  notoriously long-lived. Doctors being sure of ample reward, succeed mar-  vel&usly well in; prolonging their life  by keeping, diseases at a distance and  by retrenc-luing tl>air'vilaiily,by means  that o.nly tbo mighty can afford. If  it hadn't been for ber sister Stephany,  tbe Austrian Crown Princess's deter-  rnination to marry ber Hungarian  Count, Emperor irra.nc.is.Joseph might  havo interceded, but to-day it's an open .secret in court cirlces that b;( has  washed his hands of the whole business, ' ;'.'���������':':��������������������������� -  He is reported to have said that he  bm? had enough of his Belgian Coburg  i-elalives, and so angry is His Majesty  with them that he snubbed the Princess Elb.albeth, Stephany's only daughter, unmercifully when she made her  debut at a reoont court ball at the  H-o'fbur'g.' ELizaibe-lh, wbo is tall and  angular, wore a simple mull dress  without orina.niientation of any kind,  and tha grandfather was cruel enough | our  to reiniark that .she might.do for a mil)- ' v,tiv  liner's daughter, but not for,au Archduchess. ',".-:  Louise's friends were likewise disappointed wben they appealed to the  King of Saxony, who, as Philip's liege  lord, could, if he. chose, comui'and him  to r-elea.se bi.a wife and seek rodress in  divorce. No one min.y gainsay that  King Albert isn't just, even huniiano,  but   this fact  remains���������in matters    of  whipped his wife until the blood' ran  from her face and shoulders.  ."Subsequently I showed my scarred  and bruised face to the King," the let-  tor continued, "and mother and T,implored/His Majesty on bended knees  to permit to sue for a'divorce, but  reasons of state .again put in their.  hon possumus '������������������ and I was dismissed  with much good advice.!' .    '   -  .. So it went on, kicks njid cuffs from  the Prince, cold refusals to protect his  daughter from Leopold, until finally  Louise threatened to go before, the  Belgian Chambers unless a family  council was called to ait ou her case.  The family council assembled at Laek-  en under the Presidency'of tho King,  all Coburg Prince.. and Princesses  attending; But they were evidently  dominated, by Leopold, and after long  deliberations decided against a divorce.  Louise was told to return to her wife-  beater husband without  delay.   ���������  From thut fatal day the life of  Princess Philip of Coburg changed.  Tbe sad and pious woman fof yore became the ga.yest of the igay, appearing on till publio occasions in the  most risque toilets and seeking the  company of her husband's, roue friends,  whom she had once abhorred. All VL-.  enna noticed the change and commented on it. Only - the husband seemed  not to see it. He wanted no grounds  for divorce, for in that case he would  have to give up the Princess's dowry,  besides a considerable annuity, and,  though Philip is' immensely wealthy,  he takes good care that no one but  himself enjoys his money.  Here is Louise's own version of . the  scandal that led to her disgrace. " Determined to force my husband to dissolve our union," . she writes to .her  royal friend, " I encouraged Count  Keglevich in his attention tome, and  one fine day went: to bis apartments  in l!he. palace, at. the name time sending for the Prince. Hevmaltreated  me  ordor...that King Leopold, her.brother  and administrator may continue in  the enjoyment of her fortune.  "Yet even in these matters there ;iB  a certain progress .noticeable," continued thei courtierj with fine sarcasm.  "I need only, remind you, of the, P/uch-  esse of Ahlden, who wits Sophie Charlotte of Hanover, wife of George I.,  of England, mother of Georgo II.,  and grandmother of Frederick the  Sreat.:-.',',  . (1   .-' '.-! ���������        ; ,-: ,, ."'.'���������  "To revenge herself upon a profligate .;.- husband,'-. she took a lover,  as Louise did afterward. That lover.  Count, Konigsmarok, they murdered  in cold blood, and then 'abolished her  alive' by 30 years' incarceration in the  moory solitude of , Luneburg Heath,  where she .was made to, suffer alll the  tortures of hell.  ' :��������� ,-;���������  "Again, there was Caroline of Brunswick, wife of George IV. If it/ hadn't  been for Parliament and the great  Brougham, who defended her., she  would have undoubtedly shared the  Duchesse of Ahlden's fate. As it;'.was,,  she lived and/ died, an outcast; though  nominally Queen of. England.1 Her  daughter, by tho way, became the wife  of Leopold I., , of Belgium and the  grandmother of the present'Louise.  What a plethora of moral . degenor-.  ates that, poor woman numbers'  among her ancestors!  "There is still a more recent .case..  The father of Prince Albercht of Prussia, desirous of obtaining undisputed  control of his wife Marianne of the  Netherlands's large fortune, and being likewise eager to marry his mistress, Fiviulein von Hauch,. conspired  with;his master of the hor3e to .ruin  the Princess. :';;:.'::        --'-i-.-  "Tlie "scheme succeeded.' The family  council, not only decreed divorce,, but  imposed a penalty to the effect that  Marianne must marry - her reputed  lover.     This awful sentence-was.car-  then and there and challenged ,KeKlei. | lover-     ���������-���������   vich, but said .tlviat my plan.for divorce tried out,   all protests   from    the un  had again failed,-as he could.prove that |happy. > Princess '. nbwithstanding, and  it was all a put-up job.- her   own people, ,the royal   family  of  " After, that I twent to: live with my j Holland, looking on complacently,  sister Stephany, In Carlsbad, the Count  attending us as master of the house-  bold. We, Stephnny and myself, bpth  tried every possible way to (get Philip  to consent to a divorce, and when all  hope   of. realizing   my  sincerest wish . ,.,.��������� u,,,,^^^ ���������t ,  failed I lost my head, and.Jn a moment ; Tn Knmentz, .Silesia, where the couple  ui���������ir.������,rmS:i..iiJ.j     tii.>v������    are still many people  ,,'Of course the enforced marriage  between,: the Princess and, the gentleman hostler was a most unhappy one.  Marianne scorned the cad who !;ettay-  ed her and he took his revenge .after.  the manner of his kind, whip im hand.  .X-Uh   ������        ^    _       ,  family thut  reigned   over  man lor  au.th~ pelrk and  the    castie-a    cornaors  thousand years and mora;.1, ������ devout    t    .-      . to her husband's beat-  Catholic and mother, became the   mis-    >������������������%,-,.���������'���������'  ..     ,,      ,   ������������������,.  v���������^������������������n,  tress of that poor: army officer.   Yet I l.a*a:  Mar.annc finally   drank herself  -   -      -    -   :    -r , I to death, but  Prince Albert s suc.ces-  I swear by all that is holy, T never lov-  eid th,it man, if. after1-my first falsa  step, Piiifup had oonsented to dissolve  our un-Christian marriage, I would  have willingly blotted out from my  life K.'s very memory. But that������terrible obstinacy, bred by avarice, which  induced Hits Hig.hness to cling to an  unloved woman for  22 years prevail-  sor died full' of age and honors as   a  pensioner of the  Crown of Prussia.  "After such examples,  what hope i  there  for poor; Louise?''     asked     i*"  courtier.    ;  s  tho  is allowed no books now save. German i tbat' kind all m,e-n stick together. Only  milk-a'nd-wtUer  affairs of the asylum ;a day after my friend returned from  li'brarv Lindenhof  and  reported  to  their Ma-  ���������'���������' '   ,      -     .1 ���������,, Ijesttea on Louise's sad pliigihtand her  "Take my, word for it, they will yet luni,rapa,l)..ed mental condition,    Prince  .nder  her demented,    said a lady ot j^biUp was received at court with ex-  tnaordi.tULry    eclat,    guard    of honor,  slate dinner, gala opera and the rest.  "It's  a   \wonder  we didn't  turn  tigers," exclaimed Comie d'  Artois, bro-  the Dresden, court to me, whom! Queen  Caroline, or Saxony; sent to Lindenhof  tho other day to watch her relative  trom  a distance.   Her    ladyship    oon-  ti'iiiued:  "As. if the tnought tnat father, mother, sisters, all her puissa/at rehitivoa  iacludwig every monarch in Christendom, have abandoned her, was; not  enough to unsettle the reaxaon of a  high-strung womaui cradLed in thtx lap  ot luxury and grandeur, and naturally  of a loving- disposition, the social and  economio atmpsphere of Lindenhof  itself breathes a depressing, irritat-  uig spirit.  "It's a chetup, house, and the ua-  fortunatea confined there, while not  exactly paupers, tire small people,  whose lack of manners is aggravated,  of. course, by their men.tal: condition.  True the Pritncess lives by herself m  a three-roomi garden cottage, but she  cannot help seeijug her companions and  of mixing with them at meal time.  "The fare, too, is coarse, and tho  restrictioms * against the use oA ordinary table necessaries must bo parl.i-  ��������� ������������������ .������������������-!. -,.��������� ., .voina'ii .of taste and  BRITAIN'S    GREAT    BLACK   ARMY  A Good Trle*iL.  The parrot's determination to spenll  his set phrases uuder all sorts of circumstances often produces strange ait-  nations. The story is told of a sleight  of hand performer who kept a parrot  that ho had trained to eay, whenever  one of his master's tricks had been finished: "That's a good trick I What's the  next one?"  One day the juggler, being in a seaport town, gave his performance in a  loft on one of the,wharfs,' which happened to be just over the place whero a  largo quantity of powder was stored in  kega. The juggler was about to perforin  some feat which required the lighting  of a candle. Ho lighted it and, threw  the match' away without making suro  that the blaze had gono out. The match,  still burning, fell through a crack in  the floor, and dropped into one of tha  kegs of powder, which exploded with  great force, throwing the building into  the air.  , The parrot, who was blown up with  the rest, did not atop until, it reached  the pinnacle of the topmast of a great  ehip which lay off the wharf. There lr-  clung desperately, and looking down to  the world' below he called-out in a  Bhrill voice:  "That's, a good trick I   What's  tha  next one'.'*  .--.Clearly Proved.  Mrs. Bolivar heaved a deep slgb.  .    ���������'Before we were married," she snifi.  "yon  promised   we  that  my slightest  ���������wish would be your law."  "Did I?" said Mr. Bolivar, in a tone  of surprise.  "You said," continued Mrs.'Bolivar,  ''that you would'give up' the club and  not play poker any more."  ;   "Did I, really."'  "You swore that you would give nto  whatever I wanted and that Z might go  to the seashore  every summer and stay  asloug aa I liked."'  "Is it possible?'  "Yes. And yon aaid that yon would  never take another drink nnd never flirt,  the least little bit, and now, yon do all  these things and have not kept a single  promise It proves conclusively to m������  that you never loved me."  "I beg to differ from you there, my  dear," said Mr. Bolivar oratorically.  "Your premise is ull wrong. Yonr reasoning is woefully nt fault. Yonr statements prove conclusively that I did lova  you. In fact, I must have adored you  madly, if I told such whopping lies to  get you."  And with thw vindication Mr. Boll-  Tar considered the argument at an end.  ���������Kansas Gity Independent.  . lUe  ed, and I sank lower and lower iu con-   _��������� ���������    , ,   ���������   sequence.   To silence the    voice of my   ���������r���������   "������������"**������<������   Tl,o������������a������.l   Mc������   l������  conscience I plunged into a whirlwind in.uan Army.  of  excesses ;  penniless  as   I was 1 be-.      The full strength of Greet JBr.itain's  camo  a spendthrift,  mid   to play   the   Indian army Is 300,000 men,  of whom  spendthrift   successfully   I became    a   ^^  aru   aaUve   aud-70.000   British  cheat.   If in all  this sad .business one -v.   ,',. T       .-,.,.       .     ...       .,.,  circumstance speaks louder than the soldiers. In addition to this military  other it's the fact that Philip, tookvno ��������� force,; there ai-e about 20,001) enrolled  notice of the affair with K., until my j European volunteers, and a native  creditors began to bother him. Then police, officered by white men, nearly  all of a sudden his sense of honor  was , m m airong .  aroused, he placed mo into an asylum        ' .,.,..,,.,  for lunatics*; cannot be held respt nsible Ev?ry. reg.inenit is divided into ten  for debt.,1 They have no right to (lis- | oonipatiLes, each of which is usually  pose  of  their  fortune,  or their  u'-^"-    made  rs," exclaimed Comie Q'  Artois,  Dro-> i--���������  --  ..���������..-      her   of  Louis. XVI., speaking    of the   M1*"-' cannot ask for divorce.' "  'reasons-of state"   implanted in young      The Princess's loll er winds up as fol-  ���������oya.l  min<ls.      But don't  w������?      Here |1<1,ws : " A.h,.I wish K. could have made  --���������i    _    1   ���������,���������������������������������������������   ;���������   j,Ar hps). | (rood his promise to kill m? tho moment  body, ' rnade  up of  a different nationality���������  ' I such as Goorklias, Sikhs, Dogras, Pa-  wrecking   her   intellect.  "Then you don't ihink sbd is actually   insane?"   I asked.  "She is as sound-minded and bright  as ever," replied my coHonguo of Dras-  den. "While a.t tlie asylum I had occasion for a arm fob of talk with the  governess, I.'raulein von Ui-baue.r,  an.tl we spoke two or three iniiiul.es  without witnesses. The fuilhful woman swore by- all she holds holy that  her  _.  exhibit  symptom*  of    am  mi'iid.   'I can  truly say  so -those      t  her words-'for  I have  never left, her  smoe  our   return     to     Vienna.       -at- .     ._  thai  moment   one  of   th.,    physi.-.tans  lurthec    conu-  roy      wo have a royal woman in her best  years', .beautiful, amiable, and accom-  plLslned. who-was certainly more sinned aigalnst tbttn sinning. There  isn't a King in Europe but knows her  intimately;'not oue wbo hasn't dane-  e-d and bunted wtith her ; not one who j  hasn't at one time or another, admired  ber wit, her pretty face, and, indeed,  pitied her for being married to that  blackguard Philip. Yet when that  same kna/ve, backed up by his. fat her--  in-laiw, condemned her without trial,  all lhe.se royal gentlemen, with one accord, leave her to her sad fate, though  a word of protest from the most .insignificant of tbem would suffice to  secure ber justice.  AsJanies 1. sat. complacently in Edinburgh' white his mother, Mary Stuart, wa.s beheadied iu England, so these  Princes see one of their number immured in a living tomb without rais-  ng a finger in defense of their friend  und   relative.  I hatvo read several letters written  by Li>uii,!>6 since her arrival in Linden-  hof. How she smuggled ihiun' beyond  the- walls of her prison I don't know;  maybe lhe address of the. exalled personage for whom they were intended  saiv-wl t hem.  Tbii poor, woman prays to be allowed  to forego her rank and .submit her ease  to tbo ord/i-nary Courts, of Law. af the  same time promising never to interfere with Prince. Philip's affairs ;tftf?r  Ihe divorc-o she craves  Cor is granted.  lies   again,   .jut   tuey  mu-p  and I was carried to the | "le highest, are, m somo  ilock like an animal oon- I permitted to constitute (  ���������   ������������������ ��������� ������������������ I mentr   by   themselves.  The pay olf tho sepoy, or native sol-  e.r, is 18s. per momth. with a gradual  mistress does  nol., "'^^^ j r��������� 0 - nt Llwsc letters she says: "Your  Maje.sly  as  well its  my parents  knew  tens of years ago that my married life  ca me  up,  p r o v em ting  deuces."  Queen Ctroline's ambassadress dea-  oribed. the Princess as "radiant with  heialih and g.ood looks, though se<nn-  Ingly depressed in spirits." Remembering (.bat insanity is wont, to shin-f,  fromi tba eyes of those stricken, Mho  tcok particular pains to observe  Louise's eyes. "There was ou.  thing unusual about thom," she says.  "Her gaze w.aa steady and kind,  though searching at times as if she  .wan trying to read lu the faces of her  keepers, and wbo would blame her 9  Fraulean von Gebauer says Her Royal  Highness Is forever afraid that new  indignilies will be heaped upon her.  "1 salw her after an animated, walk  in t.biu snolw-covered park," oontinued  the ambassadress. "Her cheeks were  flushed, bar complexion is of the fair-  e<Ht.   She  bears  herself  well,  and-was  Louise wjis united toi the grandson  of Louis Plvilupe. when scarcely 17  ye.irs.old, and almost, from her wedding day was forced to witness most  shameless conduct on the part of- her  busband. At last, she could be-a r no  more, and beseeohed her mother to  persuade the King to allow her to obtain a divorce, but Queen Marie, herself a terribly abused woman in her  married life could do nothing for her.  King Leopold wouldn't hear of it and  took his son-in-law's part.  Finally continued domestic, un happiness led to disgraceful scenes, and on  one of these occasions tho Prince  struck his wife in the face.  "Sou of a pig sticker," Louise, is  said to have-, retorted, alluding to the  C&burg-Kohays descent from a Hungarian cattle dealer named Coben,  "you have dared to ma If real a King's  daughter."  The Prince thereupon culled- nis  hunter, made him fotc.h a  tilling whir  din.., ._ xx,... ������r^.    increase after three years' good con  duct service. The pension system is  particularly liberal, und is really the  magnet: which draws the native recruit. When a Sepoy soldier falls in  action, his wives���������and there are four  of ihem���������are all pensioned, as well as  their young children. As regards the  artillery branch of the Indian army,  white men only are employed, both as  commissioned officers and in . the  ranks, and tho guns of all forts are  entirely  manned   by  Britons. .'  Of the native soldiers the Goorkha  is t he best, and many Engilish cxpnrts  believe that he is the best soldier in  the  world.  CLEANING JEWELRY.  Old ornaments should be cleaned with  drc-sud daintily in tbe fashion of 181)8.. 1 hunter, tiimiu mm tux........   ���������  ,,  I oiik-od l.htu physician in whose care the ' an'l   before   this   and   other    servants  (hans  and Punjaubis.  It is  ow ngto  this pret-aution tbat a combination of  forces for the purpose of .niutiimy- be-  good his promise to Kin m? <-ue "���������������'���������"������������������*.,'��������� | oomos almost impossible.   The Gooi-Ti-  f was in danger of falling into my bus- | ^ sikhs . whuse loyalty is rated  band's  clutches  again.   But  they am- .       -  hi  heflt   ���������iU.ei  m some    localities,  bushed him and I was cariued <;?   *ne j ,,������,.,���������! tied   to   constitute   entire   regi  sacrificing  block  demnod to die." .  The financial questions . whicb so  largely enter into the unhappy Louisa s  life are ridiculously insignificant when  considered from the standpoint o������ the  modern multi-millionaire. In case ot  divorce Princo Philip w-ould be obhged  to pay l>ack to hii.s wife her dot of  S-200,000; her appanage of ,$C,n()0 per  year, which the King of -Belgium  grants his daughter, would also revert-  to her. .    ..'.-.  As to the Princess's debts, of whu-.n  so much fuss has been made, th(?.v  amount to less than ������350,000. Be.ally  it'looks very much a,;, if ihe'eharge of  insanity had been brought to defraud  Her- Royal Highness's , creditors.  There/is in particular, a certain lar-  isian diamond dealer who sues for UalL  a million francs' on notes made by  Louise before lrer official disgrace. .1 lie  Parisian sav.s lie gave cold diamonds  for the amount, which diamonds Her  Highness pawned to gel money to pay  an enormous hotel bill in Monte f arm.  These, as.se.vlions were proved correct,  but Philip, maintaining that his wito  was insane when sho signed the. notes,  tries to shirk I he obligation of paying  his frau's board.  To back upl his demurrer, ho litis  barrieaded behind the breastworks ol  royal pretensions, claiming Uintordm-  iirv law four's have no jurisdiction.  Tli������ case is ve.l undecided, but even if  it goes'against Philip, lhe creditors  can scarcely hop... to recover, seeing  fh.it. he has it in his power, to prevent  his wire from testifying, for royalty  still clings I o llv infamous contention  lhat woman is a mere. cha-Hcl. subject  to her lord's p<ensure without the  right of appeal, stive by the mlervMt-  lio'n oC lhe hiisband's'su/.ernin nith-s  raM.'T'ranois .ToMt-pb-nr King Albert.  J<Vom tin officer ot this Court. I learn  (haI the. form of insanity charged  against. Louise is styled "loss of memory," certainly a most convemcnl ���������  vehicle for defrauding creditors, par-  licularlv as Ihe. latter have to lake.  Philip's and his agents', word Tor ii ���������  Th������ same courtier hinled lhat Louise s  incarceration for tlie benefit of a  certain rova.1 excheint-'' would undoubtedly br. 'iHM-m-anenl. like that ot  the hapless Carlr.tta of Mc-cm-0. who.  though recoverod from her menl-i  (roubles tens of years ago. is si-.11  treated  as a  lium-tio and  prisoner,    in  r  ��������� ii  ���������W:  '������ii  - ii  /-*.-  . >!.  i-y  '"���������p'  t.  '. a,  ' jF    ���������  tr  -'f-  a    '  A  I- "  ���������i.  f ���������  ,;-g  %������������������������������������  a  "��������� '"^1  h  ' %  %..  '%���������':  1*  1-,:  Ii  i  alcohol, rubbed on dry, and I hen polished with a. chamois leather. Silver  ornaments are more difficult to  cleanse, and (hey tarnish again tuoro  |.easily. UMiwy should bo boiled in soap  and water for fivo minutes, and then  put in ti basin with the .same hot. soap  and water, aiid scrubbed gently with  a soft brush while hot. .Rinse and dry  them with'a linen rag. Hoat apiece  of comniot), ungliized oa rthenware, or  a piece, of brick, and put the ornaments  on it so ti(i to dry I hoin thoroughly  and cause every particle ot moisture  to evaporate.. Up less, this is dono any  moisture remaining on the silver will  cause it to. become cloudy or to assume a greenish hue. All jewelry,'whether gold or silver, but especially the  latter, will, look much brighter if kept  in boxwood sawdust and covered from  the air to prevent tarnishing; it also  dries it better than anything else after being washed. Pearls are stones  with complexions, and require special  treatment. They should be . ' washed  carefully in warm soap and water, and  exposed an much as possible to the  sun and air to dry Them, and also to  preserve   their   bloom.  HKRALMNG WH.ITK FLAGS.  A flag of truce is usually heralded  by a trumpet sounding to arrest enemy'.,'attention. On permission'to pass  being given (he party is blindfolded  and led to the commander of the. out-  posts.  TtlNMl    ISjrCK.  A correspondent of Popular Science  News tells of  u party of Alpine climb-  (ers who, having spent five hours among  tho snows of the mountains, returned  to their homes after dark. A gTeat  chunge had to all appearance taken  place since tho night before. Instead ol  being illnminuted in tlie usual way,  the place wua supplied with green  lights.  It took the travelers a little time to  realize that they were suffering from  Daltonism, or color blindness, superinduced by,eye fatigue. The intense light  caused by the snn shining upon tha  enow had for"the time rendered them  unable to judge of colors and given rise  to their curious .mistake. Three hours  elapsed bofore tho eyea regained their  normal condition.  Chevreul explaina that the eye cannot gaze long upon a given color without tending to become insensible to it.  When the eye looks long upon a color,  it should be rested by the complemon-  , tary color. Thus an eye that has grown  tired, with  greon  should bo rested  by  |?red, which  is  green's  complementary  color  Frewh I.n*<l.  A lady who did not appear to be in a  very good temper bounced into a certain grocer's shop the other afternoon.  "Is your father at home." ahe naked  of the small boy behind the counter.'  "No'm, " was tbo reply "Anything  I can do for you?"  Tbe lady hesitated before remarking  "I've called to complain about the  ������ggs I obtained from your father thia  morning. He told mo they were fresh  laid, and"���������  "Did-he get 'em from thewindowt"  aakod the youthful salesman.  "Yes."  "Then   it'a   all    right,   'm���������they're '  fresh laid."  "But I any they aro not." ���������  ���������'You'll excuse me, 'in," snid the  youngster, endeavoring to be polite.  "But I ought to know. They came in a  crate yesterday. I unpacked every ono  on 'em an laid 'em there in the window  only this morning. So I knows thoy're  fresh laid, and ' that settles it."���������London Anewers.  Tli* Coquette..  A coquette is a being who wishes   to  please.    Alasl  coquettes  tire  too rare.  'Tia a career that  requires great abilities, infinite pains, a gay and airy spirit.  'Tia  the   coquette    that   provides  till,  amusements, suggests tho riding party,  plans   the   picnic,   gives  and   guesses  charades, acts thom.  She is tbo stirring  element amid tho heavy congeries of social atoms; the soul  of  the  house, tbe  salt of the banquet.   Lot any o.ne pass a  very agreeable week, or   it   may be ten  days, under any roof, .-inil   analyze   tliu  cause of his satisfaction, ami vine might  anfely ma!.', a gentle wager that his volution would present liim with the uuliy  uhantom of ticoauetta  I  If  m  11  I:  ni  .&  .'it-  <*>  if  ,������ I*  I - it  m  5* JB'  i \t-  \ l'  II  /  M  &t>  JBB!  '���������&'; i',-  ?'������ ?>  ���������it.'' '���������  ���������MSil  'If    '   ,."'���������.,.,'���������.iTii''"''.' i".im''im ,'rWTVt'iT^****l7***rfflM''Wn,Hif 'J Women as Astronomers.  A venerable lady' wiho died at Pan,  France, eigiht yeans ago, provided in  her will for a prize of ������20,000 to bo  given to the person who will find a  means ojf communicating with a star,  Mars, for example, and receiving are-  ply to the communication. Tbo prize  money is held in trust. Hut the quaint  bo-quest is a leminder, most substantial, of tho interest that women of  tho present day tako in scientific advancement. The number of women  who contribute out of their private  means to the maintenance of observatories and who equip poor but /.palpus astronomers for individual inves-  ligytion   increases   every   year,   and at  matter what thrilling revelations the  astronomer may discover with hia  glass, his work is almost valueless to  science unless subjected to mathematical proof. Now he photographs thoso  views verbatim ��������� and preserves tho  plates, to be examined at leisure. The  authorities at several observatories  habitually exchange the photographs  taken of the same stars and planets  in order that comparisons may bo  madi, regarding their aspect from different  latitudes.      Thousands  ot such  CEYLON GREEN TEA  will   displace all Japan  Tea  the same aa  Salada black is displacing all other  black teas.  She   is   tho wife  of  a seafaring  man,  who  is  often  detailed on  government  photographs are measured and com-i missions, and the mother of two  puled in any .single observatory dur-j charming children, who havo no rea-  ing  a year,  and   wo'men  do  the  work,! aon   t0  bewail   their parents'  devotion  laborious,  palience-laking,  but   as ne  ce-ssary  to  the  development of  science  as  to growing a crop.  Thc most uniqu'! mathematical calculator of tin- gen Me .sex in America  to-day i,s Mis. ..liza belli P. B- Davis,  who   works     at   the    government   ob-  The annual ini'ctinf; of shHieholderu was  held at tlie company's offices In this ������-lly  on WednL-wlay, -March 7, 1!KK). The I'l-csi-  tterit,  lion. G. A. fox, occupied the chair.  The following annual reporl of the dl  rectors, with acco'nn.iay ns niiaiicui: riile-  ineut,   was read by   thu seci-clary:  KOH.TY-NIXTJ1   ANN CJAir KKPOHT.  The directors beg to submit herewith the  annual HtuieuH.nl c-f the company's accounts  tor  Lin.  .-car pzi'.zfl -.lit   nGceiaber^ last.  The revenue account shows a 4ati3iu..tory  growth in premium income, and ufter payment of losses aud expenses there Is u profit balance of JllS.04-i.C0 au "���������J0*"^,,}"!'  year's trauBiicUions. Two hnlf-yeurl} dUl  dends have been provided for at tbe ������..������.  of 10 per cent-, per annum, as well iib an  nmount to cover depreciation Insccuri-iej,  and the reserve, fund has bten . increased  to Jl,100,<i������0.30. - '     ������������������   .,._;,  Taking into account the fact that daring  tho jear 18������8 the Arc losses in th������-UnU..a  States were axcepttionally heavy, the dlreu-  tore feel that these .results must be ro-  ipirded  air eminently-satisfactory... ..  for some time past your directors nitre  had under consideration the question of  extending the agenciea.of thc company lit-  yond the UuiltB of the North American ������m-  Hnent,- and shortly before fhe close _ot the  jreiu- arrtiugementa wexi) completed for the  ostaMlsliiricnt of a branch office ln Loudon,  England, under what appear to bo fs-Vor-  uble auspices. .',....'  Toronto,  26th   ITeb..   1900.      .'.-',:���������   .  : Geo.  A.t Cox,  President.  BumiruiiT of financial statement:  '..'.'.-.... f?2.533,741 BO  Including  toases un-  .... .. 2;<J14,098 '10  "Total   cash! Income  (Tolal     expenditure,  appropriation    for  der  adjustment���������������������������-.  Balance        ..  Dlvldeiit   declared   ...  .Total   assets   ........  tTolul   liabilities   (tneliKUng  capital)   ...    ..........  Reserve  Fund   ...........  t_-aplt.ll   paid   ..... ���������'���������.'. ������������������ ������������������  Capital   subscribed   ..vs...  Security   to   policyholders  118,64xi  100,000  .. ..".$2,321,T62 83  .1,221,-IBa 36  . .51,100,880 SO  .. 1,030.000 (10  ...1,000,000 00  ..������3,100,8SO iSO  The President, In moving the .adoption  of tho report, said:--It cannot fall'Co he  gratifying to the shurifholderi,. aa it I- to  the directors and officers of the oompnuy,  to note the evidence of the appreciation  bv the Injuring publU. of the security i-f-  ferod by. the Wedtern to its policyholders  which is afforded by the growth In the  volume of buslhoss : trnn?-ct9d~-thc totnl  income-for,'the'year tia-i-Jnj- exceeded, i������  the first time in the hiatwry of the torn-  pnny, two audoaebnlf uiillloo dollars. It  is still more satisfactory to note that notwithstanding the exouptlonally heavy Are  losses which have occurred In some of the  chief cities in the Batted States���������whoro  the bwsinew proved generally unprofitable  to the companies engaged in It���������wu arc able  to show as a result of the year's tran������������ie-  Mou.s a profit balance of ?118.-x2. The experience of the year 18(10 In Canada was exceptionally favorable, and the dlmlnWhad  Ore waste ln this country is ocrtalaly ft  matter for congratulation, aside fi-o-n our  Interests In the busings of -re insurance,  it As to be hoped that the inlroductioa of  Improved Are protection ln our okle** and  towns, and the adoption of. more substantial methods in the construction of build-]  Ings,   will tend    to a further   reduction   of  place to refer to the fact that dnrJjiK the  past year a number ot new companies have  come anto the field, oft'crini, lire insurance  at lower rates than those current with lho  old established office*. It will be Interesting to oluerve whether these experiments  will prove more successful lhan pre-viuuv  nitoiupts which have been made to afford  Indemnity against lows by lire on mo-re favorable terms than companies which have  been long engaged iu the but-Ino-is feel snTo  In olTei-lng. While as insurei-s we mn.v hope  those new companies may have discovered  the secret of combining cheapness with  security, wo cnuuoi overlook the fact that  the record of tlie fire .insurance busine-u in  Canada during the past twenty years fch iwa  ii loss of upward* of two million dollar*; cf  capital, which was Invested In companies  organize,! to transact business at what  are termed -'cut rates." We may at least  feel aswtred that companies working upon,  these lines, whoso entire cash., assets uro  Hod ted.-to fifty <xr sixty thousand, dollars,  are scarcely In a position to assume any  considerable share: of the many millions  of liability which lire insurance companies  nr* carrying for the protection of merchants  nnd property-holders in Canada,and .until it  has been shown  that,   with due regard  for  to .science.  Many women compittors aro employed at the Harvard observatory, and  among them four original workers engaged in making investigations with  tho Draper telescope under the direction of Airs. Williamina Fleming. Mrs,  Fleming is it native of Dundee, Scotland. Her responsibilities have steadily increased, and she conducts much  import ant investigation, having dis  covered a number of variable .stars and  confirmed the discovery of several new  stars to be accredited to her assistants,  Ihe -Misses Leland, Maury, Stevens and  Wells. Nearly all off the discussion of  photographs takem at the Harvard observatory and   at   its  minor  station's.  Marguerite Paliriei has done much  computing in the Yale observatory  bulletin of transactions. She has computed a definite orbit for the comet  discovered by Maria Michel. Up to a  few months ago Hannah Mace was assistant at the United States Naval Observatory. A woman, formerly chief  computor at the Goods-oil observatory,  Norlhfield, Minn., is one of the associate editors of an astronomical monlli  ly. Among the amateur astronomers  who have private observatories is Miss  Rose O'Halloran, of San Francisco,  who makes a sludy of eclipses, meteors, variable stars and general .aspects. Miss. Dorothea Klumpek, of the  same city, 13 one American woman who  puts her energies to foreign service.  She is now director of,the bureau for,  tibia measurement of the plates of the  Astro-Photographic Catalogue of the  Paris  observatory.  Of   the six .-.women.'  TheseThree  JFfeparations  tho safety of stockholder* and the sacui-lty  ^ .   __ i .   of policyholders, any material reduction , oompu-tors in the department,��������� she is  can be made inifire Insurance rates in this, ,.,.. _ -, -. a���������������������������.��������������������������� i,���������..:������������������ v,������������������������������������������  country,   yonr  directors   do   not  feel   war- i !-h������' only.  American,     having    become  raotod In aflrocnting any departure from'  the poFloy we have beon following for many j  years'-past. :. -.--..-   j  But to return to thc consideration of our |  buslnoaa-  during   tlie   year .under   review, i  it  will,   no doubt,   be   interesting to sliiut!-  noiders   to   learn   that   the   marine   branch. I  which has been responsible in some former ,  identified with the observatory in 1887,  when she entered It.as a student. Her  advancejnent has been rapid, and her  observations of the minor planets and  of the Temple-Swiff comet have been,  published in the French scientific  journals.   It was her remarkable the-  ?e^'������f0.*;���������''ttt^r,:tfn\������u' l���������f?%n������"*fi?Z'il sis at: the time of. her examination in  the burden which   the    payment   of    nme   ^^  five million dollars per annum by ln������nra-������co . j4m*J,s   1;teVJ.'n������oi' of"Messrs  companies    for  fire  lossot  a profit upon the'business of 1809. and that  the general outlook lu this branch appears  to be more promising than for some time  :pjwt..  .   .    . " ,,  In our earnings from Interest ther,; has  been a falling off, such as might naturally  he looked for owing to lhe reduced rates  obtainable,"'"'particularly upon the class of  securities v/hlch are held by this company.  There is one matter to which I wish particularly to refer at this time. It Is now  within a year of half a century since the  <;ompHuy commenced buslne������s ln Canada.  Sorao tweaty-flve yearn ago It completed  H������ system of agencies throughout the Unit- j i\^a next oho.  ed 8tntes, and I think I am warranted in -|  saying that It Is now eotnblished over the  whole of the North American continent on  a1 favorable footing, with an efficient force  of branch managcrfi.spccrial agents and ineal. I  agents working In its- Interests.. Under  these clrciimatancea your directors have  turned-.their attention to the connlderatlon  of the question of the desirability of following the example.of the majority of the  8HccesBful British fire office* und embracing  a larger field of operations than we at -pre-.  Bent occupy. In v,lew of the efforts which  are being made���������happily, with no small  measure of success���������to enlarge the trade  relations between thc mother country ami  her self-govarnlng colonics, and to cultivate Intercolonial business connections, we  have felt that the present Is aa opportune  time for making a -similar effort to secure"  some measure of reciprocity in the business  of ere l.wurnncc. As a practical-step In this  direction It vraa' defined to establish a  bi-ancU office of the company lu London.  England. 'ISMs was opened on the 1st of  Deeembor last, nnd plnood under the'man-  affement-ot Mr. W. B. Melkie���������a gentleman  who, we'believe. poase9?e= all the qualities  of a sucoonsful Insurance nianaser. A  Board of IMt-cctoi-s ha������. been appointed >n  London, njxm which we have been fortunate <n aeehrlng tie following gentlemen to  serve, namely: ihe Right Hon. the Barl of  Aberdeen. G.C.M.6.: tha Right Hon. Sir  .lo-bn     Kennaway,    Bart.,    M.P., .nnd   Mr.  Grahnm<   .&  1893 that.first ,opened^the way for the  employment:,'of women in the Pa.ris  observatory. T i   i ,''��������� '������������������'"  i  Er. Slocum, the faniouo scientist, whose lectures and deraonstrotionts  in New York and London this winter have astounded juedjcaj ciijii'ee, has  at last perfected bi3 new system of treatment for the absolute" cure of  tuberculosis and all pulmonary diseases.  This triumphant victory over the deadly bacilli is far reaching in its  effects, for their is no longer room for doubt that tile gifted specialist has  given to the world a boon that will save millions of precious lives.  Dr. Slocum's System of Treatment is both scientific mid progressive  going as it does to the very source of the disease and peiformihgthe cure  step by step.  First Step.���������Killing the life-destroying germs which investi the lungs.  Second Step.���������Toning the entire 6j-stem and strengthening the  uerves���������filling the veins with tingling new life.  Third Step.���������Building healthy flesh and fortifying against future  attacks.  The Slocum Treatment is revolutionary because it provides a. new  application for every stage of the disease. The failures of inoculation by  Paris scientists are overcome.by Slocum through progressive drug force.,  The diseases leading to consumption are also mastered so that once the  bacilli are removedfrom the lungs there remains no other germ-breeding  menace....        '���������..-���������",-, ,   ��������� '. ' ��������� ������������������'������   ,  Tho 8locum System cures grip and its painful after-effects, dangerous coughs,  bronchitis, and every known form of pulmonary dlseaao. .  It makes -weal, lungs sound, strrngthend them, against any ordeal,  and gives endurance to those who lia-ve inherited Hollow chests, with  their long train of attending dangers.  To enable despairing sufferers everywhere to obtain speedy help  bofore too late,, Dr. Slocum offers.  REPABTKE.  :   He,  sentimentally���������1 wish I were a  star.   . .(-.���������'"..:���������������������������:��������� :  She^���������I wish I Were one, too I  He���������May I dare  to guess   why? ,.  .  She���������Because it is known that every  star   is  millionsof   miles  away from  1 Co.  poses upon the community, for I need i f a  Rcarecly ������ay that tlitu has to bo provided  from the premiums collected from the in-  ������uv'ng public. I dewire to emphasise what  I believe to be a fact���������that it U only by  adopting measures that will reduce this  serious annual waste that any material reduction In the tax. whieh the pnbftc pay in  Are Insurance premiums can be bro ...ht  about,   "         In Canada lm-j r,0 Brittei and East.India merchants, and  I I am pleaded to say that we feel that we  have every reason to be encouraged' at the  start wUleh we have made ta the chief  merropolld ������f the empire and at th������ agencies wBtch have thus far been established  tn   foupertton  with   this   new   branch.  Mr. J. J. iSehny, the Vice-1'rt.Hldeiit. seconded th������ adoptkiix of the report- which w������j  carried   unanimously.    The   election   nf  <tl  about for It ID Only necessary to rafer to ' rectors for the eonuing vear was then pro-  the Government repocte. showlBg the in-, oeeded with ru^ulting Jn , the unanimous  come and expendltor* of corepanic* llcons-. r������-elcol1on of the following gentlemen viz.:  ed to do buaneas In the Domlnlon.to p-jvai Hon fieo A Co-x Hon S. C Wood ' Mj������<rs-  that there has been, during the whole f-e- Robert BeatV. G. R R. Cockiior'a. Geo.  rlod cmln-aecd In these returns, but a v*ry ! MoMurrlch H. N. Balrd. W. R. Brocfc, J.  moderate margin of pront. to the ooinpa- IC. Osiibrne-ti'tid J. 3. Kenuv;  nics nt the rates and under the conditions At a meeting.of the Board of Directors,  which hare prevailed So tJiLw country la the held Biibsonuontlv. Hon. (leo. A. Cox wn.i  punt. ' '.- |r������-e"eclod  t'r..Mid<*'iit   'nod Mr.   J. J. Kenny  In tlita, connooMon it  may not be  out  of   VxC������-Pi<������>������ident   for   the   ensuing   3-ear.  POSITIVELY THE  LAST CHANCE.  Poison & Co., Rlingston, Ont., will  after the insertion of this notice withdraw the very liberal of������ers, they have  been making to send- a 25 cent trial  size, FREE, of their marvellous guarr  anteed .Catarrh and Bronchitis remedy, " Catarrhozone." If you are a  sufferer from any form of Catarrh,  Bronchitis, Asthma, Throat Irritation, write at once; it ispositively the  last, time this offer will be made. Enclose 10 cents to pay postage, boxing,  alio. .'-''. '��������� .      .    c  WESTEEN ASSURANCE COMCPANT.  The forty-ninth' annual report of  the above company will be found In  another column o������ this issue. It .will  bo seen by the financial statement  that the cctaiipany has hail a most  satisfactory year's business. After  payment oif losses and expenses there  is a profit bahuvce of ������118,612.60 on  the year's transactions, a fesiilt which  must be highly gratifying to the  friends of the institution. Two half-  yearly dividends will be paid at the  rate of 10 per cent, per annum, and  tho reserve fund has been increased  to ������1,100,380.50. . We notice in tho  report of the directors that thoy have  established a branch office in .London, England, under rproimising auspices. We. congratulate the President, Geo. A. Cox, Esq., and the board  of directors on the continued prosperity of the "Western Assurance Cam-  I*iny. .  ���������    ,       "���������������������������"'������������������.���������.  to every reader of this paper.  :���������'-. Slmpty write to Thut. A. Si-ocum Chbuicai, Co., Jxlmiteci, 179 King fjt, Wesj.  Toronto, giving poat office and express office address, and the free medicine (The  Slocum Cure) will be promptly sent. ���������'���������'������������������ \  ������ufferer������ should take instant advantageof this generoui propoiition, ana when  writing for them, always mention thie paper,    ''.-���������-,  '-,. Persons In Canada, seeing Slocum's free ofl������r in American p������pcrs wilt please  send for samples to the Toronto laboratories. ��������� . . ���������_  Let no previous dincouragtraents prevent your taking advantage of this splendid  free offer before too late. " -    ' '���������������������������������������������.  *������7-gMtB!aa-*aggB������-**a^^  ?^^SV^-^-^k.-TV^V?*-^.^^^k/-������i^xW'^^^'^^a.-������i.^xV^������ 'tt^t.i.'O^k. ������.<lu*������ve������.-^%/^"tH  At .Easter time you see the neod of a fresh  .touch of paint on nearly all of y'dur   ,  buildings.  7.  give a freshness, a beauty, a tone,  to everything they touch.    Guaranteed  for  strength,   durability,   and 1  economy.  Ask your dealer.  A. RAMSAY & SON,  MONTREAL  Paint nakers.  list'd 184a.  At,' ���������S������/^������Vfe' ^^k'-^^*-  New Jersey has expended ������2,637,000  in making 410 miles of good roads.  Massachusetts has spent ������2.637,300 on  250   miles.  0'KEEFE'S-i������ 6V8ALT  WPC  UbOTD  InTiSxt->t9S ^-^ Strr]  Vfo'SBfoTMU,  al^IlL  AOBETT.  ������o time since astronomy was havo| servatory at Washington. She has for  Mi������re been as many women constant-; a number of yeara, calculated the eplie-  y emgaged in the mathematical part] mei-ia of the suu tor the Nnuticnl Al-  tf the work. manac,  a publication  of  first interest  ��������� mi    ��������� '       ���������       . ,.    "to "���������"���������"������������������''''-���������'"���������tors and explorers. There are   .     .    . . _   .  line improved Instruments now avail-: volumes and volumes  of the   sjirianao! perfectly honor.iblo In all business  t.ransnct-  ible and the universal,application   of. bearing   testimony     to  The estimated cost of the projected  memorial bridge across the Potomac  at Washington is from $1,000,000. to  ������2,1(10,000.  How's This ?  Ws offer One Hundred Dollars Howard ro������  any capo of (Intm-rli Mi.%t cannot bo curod by  Hall's Cnlarrh Ctir;..  V. J. CHKN'KY H CO., Toledo, O.  \V'������, tho uu<lur������;qnod. have known F. J.  Cheney for the lant 15 year*, and boiieve him  ,, . ,1 ions, and financially ahlo to curry out. any obll-  tlUh   woman's   uationni.de by thoir nrm.  potable  observatories   and  those more  experimental voyages and who may be  pr less newly established in what used  u-w'.y  for years  aud  deprived  of such  i���������  k��������� ������������������������������������,- ,,   ,. .���������   . ,       .  .,.   ! assistance.     Tluv    w&man    calculator  lo be considered remote parts of the. Bhort6na the formulas, makes explan-  ���������arth���������India, Mexico, at the,Cape of n.tory notc������ ������nd does au amount of  Bood Hope, in far Scandinavia and up! work involving much astronomical and  In (ho Ea������t Andes���������there are women nautical deduction, besides much proof  '..--.       .,       ,  .        ��������� j .   i reading   of    mathematical   text-books,  ivorking  in    the    laboratory    depart-, M  ments of astronomers. Some of these  Nome.n are able to make original in-  >������stigations, being in sympathy with  'h* science and having studied its prin  piples. Others are purely calculators  jnd accural e measurers, measuring the  pho.togrnpli.s and computing and reducing the estimates obtained ns disptis-  jioinately as any schoolgirl .plods at  Iter  equations.  Both classes of workers are valuable  Jor astronomy as a science is absolutely  dependent upon'mathematics.     No  faces of tho   systom.   Price,  75c.  per  bottle.  Sold by all druire st.i.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Family Piild arc tho boat.  It is a source of regret to all women  that the Johns Hopkins University  ciontinues to exclude women from admission to its graduate courses.  The subscription list of the Dewey  Arch Fund shows that the sum raised  so far is less than .?200,000.     >  TO CVBE A CCI.D IK, 01.B BAT  lalie T-*mHv0' Bromo qulnln* T������bl*ta." AH  drnggloti refund tho money If ll fslli to ouro,  Sic      It W. Grors't >io;natar������ 1> on each boxi  CALVERT'S  Oarbolic Dioln-foctnnto. Soaps, P'r������3  meat, Tooth Powders, ������tc., havo boefl  swarded 100 medals and diplomas for ������uper.W  excellonoe. Their refrttlar uao prevent filfiaR?1  ous diseasas. Ask your dealer to cbte-tn s  ���������apply.   Liists mstled free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER     -   -     ENOLAND.  Seven counties in wen tern Now  York received nearly 85,000,001) for  their  apple crop last  year.  1  "PharasSslgto*1  ft Farm, st Otsbst, <ta������.  OVi.ftf HansfsiptiimT  Cardinal Gibbous will soon make his  fifth visit to Koine, where ho will be  granted   au   audience   with  the   Pope.  MONTRBAl. nOTSU. BIREOTSIIV.  The " BRlmopal," Frao Bus ^a^:  Barcssas Plmn. Bsosu    . frsm tl ��������� 4m '  ������.TJt.6t������AI������a. Msstwsl. Ost. OsJtlidwsi Cs.,  fr������m tl >, in U������.  Ovp.  ..Prop's,  infrty.-'As&Y  dvli^C^uJ  HAS  If. jAirn1 Moniil^^siV^ *ft  . . SM CosixOsrolsJ Hsuss.  st������s msasnU.  1 from  Mods  sra tos.  Commander Egerton, the young naval officer who lost his life at the  beginning of the waa- was an ardent  cricketer. "That puts an -end to all  my cricket I" are said to have heon his  last words.  BOH SALE.���������140 ACRKS_6 T- T-iirTD-frsrar r������iiJC  r barn snd frj>nio hou.e, with younc orchards lsnd lu  foort state of ouitivat.ion ; price J3,600. Apply ������o* SB.  Pnisloy, Out., If taken nt once.  COMMON SBHB5 KIU8 ������������������������������*������������������. B������d  Bum. Bats And Mil's.   Sold by nd)  Orui.ii������t������. ���������������* wl ^nesa W. Toronto.  Inurnment*. Drums, Uslform-, Etc.  Every Town can have a Band  I^mait prioee ST������r auotsd.    Fins  catalogue 500 illus*  trstieni mkllsd fro������..  Wrllf us tor snrthtnff lu  Muslo or UuoIorI Inotruments.  Whaloy Royco & Co., T0ro*v,������*na?r!eE.'>iisO.  IllQhtgan Land for Sale.  ������ 600 MHOS GOBI) PARMINQ LANO������_ARKNAO  I'll Iqmo, Cwssistr sod Crswtord Ooustiss. Tltlspsi.  tesV On Hlshlns Osnkrsl, Detroit * MnokiruM. and  Ems khsJUilroads, at prices isnilni from 13 to H  Kr son,   Tstm La������4i srs Olois ta ���������Kateruriilm: New  wm, uksrabss, Bohools, ess., aad will bs sold oa    os)  tssseasBls tsrrss.   Applr to  R. 3s.TIKKOK. Aim), West Bsjr Oi)7, Ulaa.  6r J.W. OTJBXI8, WhUtsisors. Mloh.  m  i-S-a  m  ��������� .1*. /"  ^IItuSdAyTaWUI. 28, 1000.  THOSE APPKA.LS AGAIN.  You can deal with *ny .stylo of writer  but   tho   prig   , ml    thc   (.titu'rriiHpp,  aiul these,  for obvious reasons, arc out  of reach,     It'is  said by ono of these  gentlemen ."that   Mr.' Cliilo   appealed  'against the name of.Win, Parha.ii, this  ,��������� city, .oii.th'e voters' list,   and'for busi-'  iicss. reasons.  .] A.11 'inspection  would  convince rsaid writer, tbat he cannot  '.. believe a word he says himself, as the  name of "Wiii.-l'arhanv" was never appealed against for the beat of all reasons,   that it  was never.'on   the  list.  There is a name '.Pachsih Win. Ju'a." on  '.' the.list, and as a dozen, or more of the  oldest  citizens  of   the'place   assured  : Mr, Cliffe that(there was  no such man  iii the district, tlie name wus appealed  against.   There is no intention of withdrawing   the   appeal against Tachan,  .but if the collector has himself made a-  mistake, it is his duty to rectify it.   It  does not, however, furnish a 'reason for  leaving; anamolies on the list.  .Next, the accusation is made that  ' the appeals are nearly all.against miners. In this'the accuser is as truthful  as usual, but no more so.. A glance  over the old list appealed against will  ���������'showT'. about 2G0 miners and some 330 of  'other callings, so that if the appeals  were allowed as made,the miners would  gain Borne 70 votes by the transaction.  ... Next, an efl'ort .is made to show that   Mr. Cliffe used some legerdemain with  Mr.  W. B. Cayzer   to induce him  to  sign appeals in the wrong, tilled out by  Mr. Cliffe.   The -fact of the matter is,  and it can be proven even to the satisfaction of prigs like Mr. McAdam, that  Mr. Cliffe had no knowledge that there  , was such a man in existence   as Mr.  Cayzer until'the latter had completed  most of his objections.   In every case  ���������   Mr. Cliffe conferred with some of the  oldest and best posted men in the var-  ioustowns'for his information as to the  lists.   In Kaslo he met half a dozen of  the best   posted and - most reputable  business men of the city,.and the list  o.f. objections,   for   that  district,   w'iib  made up from their recommendations.  Mr. Cliffe filled a few of them on their  recommendations and left completions  and other appeals  to be dealt with at  their discretion.   If they got Mr. Cayzer or Mr. Any-other-man to complete  the work,it is their business only.   We  may   say -here that mine owners and  mine managers, as is imputed, had no  more to do with it than the man in the  iiiooii. - It is the duty of   every good  citiztn, no matter what his calling, to  desire" a proper voters' list.   Of course  ���������in a country like this,where men travel  around a great deal, it is au  absolute  impossibility for any one man  or any  set, of men to know exactly where* all  -   the voters are, who cannot be located,  and the desire in the present appeals  is only to make the list as pure as possible, limiting it to thoso who are at nil  likely to be present to vote. . In so far  as  the old list is  concerned, the only  ���������  one Mr. Cliffe has bail anything  to do  ���������with, it is not necessary for any man,  . whose nan.ehiis been wrongly objected  , to.to attend CourF'oi' Jlevision at Kaslo,  or even to send in an affidavit, as Mr.  ICurtz,  the clerk, has written  instructions from Mr. Cliffe to accept a  letter  from any voter objected to setting forth  his right to be on the list, or a bitter or  , statement from any reputable man to  the same effect,   as sufficient   to   set  aside thc appeal.   It is known to scores  of   the most   prominent men   in the  country there are hundreds of r. peats,  names of dead men, aliens  and people  left the country, and tbe idea is simply  to lind out- who are und who are not, of  thc whole Hst.eligiblo voters.   In every  other   province   of  Confederation,   it  is considered the duty us'well   us  the  privilege   of every, public man to do  what he can to perfect the voters' lists  before elections.   In this   country  it  appears to   be the   duty   of political  wise-acres and   basswood   politicians  to do   what   they can .to keep them  in   the   greatest   confusion    and    to  brand   those who  do what   they can  to secure   perfection   as  rascals   and  enemies of the country's welfare.   We  venture the statement now, and we are j  confident   it   is   capable   of   absolute'  proof, that scores of men who have removed   fiom   the. Slocan,  and   whose  names are now on the Slocan list, and  will remain there if the prigs and guttersnipe scribblers have their way of  it, have applied and gone on the lists  of other Ridings, thus committing offences against the law of the land.  If  this unlimited and unrestricted  A Kingston Lady's *xporienc0 v.tL  I'ilbuvn's Ho.-rl and Jtcrvs Pi...  in Relieving this Distressinsr Condition.  "I,haye-suffered for somo years wilh'r.  sjmothoi-iug scnsat.ion caused , by :he-.irt  disease. 'Tho severity oE tlio pains iu u-y-  heart caused mo'imich suffering. I was  also very nervous and my whole system  was run down and dobil-itated.  "Hearing that, Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills - wove a. specific for these  troubles, I thought I would try- them,.'and  got a box at MeLeod's Drug Store. 'Tlioy  afforded mo great relief;, .havingtoned up  my system and removed the distressing  symptoms .from which. I.suffered. I ean  heartily recommend these wonderful pills  to all sufferers from heart trouble.  :'    (Signed) IviKS. A.AV. IRISH, .  -c.   Kingston, Ont,  Laxa. Ltver'.Pit.ixS. cure  B.'iou'sneBf.,:  Constipation, and Sick He'adacho, ''  form"pf registration is tp: remain in  force forever in this country thcre'is  one duty the law ought to exact of the  collectors, and it is 'this: Have every  collector send to every other in the',  province a list of all the additions since  last revision and the names of the constituencies whence they came. This'  would entail considerable work, but it  would reduce double registration to a  minimum and furnish a means whereby all collectors, could prune their lists  to actual resident voters.  ..'  Our neighbor appears to be much excited   because : the   Conservatives  are,  not taking; up Mr. Green as.a candidate,  while he is a Conservative.  'We may  answer that the main reason is because  Mr. Green is not  taking up  the Conservatives.     Mr. Green   has been two  years a member, and we fail to remember   a single occasion   on which   he  called the Conservatives together and  gave them an   account of his doings  in the House,   although  wc do know  that on every occasion possible he has  called the miners' union men  together  and confabbed   with them.     In other  words  by neglect, oversight  or dtlier-  wise he has always ignored  the Conservative  party   and its   platform,   a  platform that, by   the way,  he was a  party iu building, and,  from   appearances, has taken up the miners' union  platform, which  never elected him in  the   first place.   He' no doubt got in  his former election a fair sprinkling of  the mining vote;  but it was, generally  speaking, the business vote of the constituency that elected him, and.we fail  to sec that he has even once since considered  it in the House or out of it.  He certainly cannot say that his votes  in the House have been of service to  the business community���������the element  to which  he owes his former election.  These are among the reasons why he is  not now taken up by thc Conservatives.  'Apart from this.wc understand that he  is not going to wait  for the Conservative  convention   but   has   announced  himself a candidate  iu advance of all  conventions, and is now about to.issue  an   address- independent of   all   other  party platforms.    We think   these are  good reasons why he cannot be taken  up by thc Conservatives.   We venture  the opinion too that the gulchite, lhat  professes  to  be a Conservative paper,  and that  lias been'lecturing   Thc Review for alleged misrepresentations of  the utterances of Charles Wilson, the  leader of the Conservative party, will  throw itself outside   the pale of that  party by svipporting Mr. Green.    Wait  I and see if it does n������t do sO.  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL  As all papers ol   the Tribune, Pay-  streak   und   irilvertonian   stump    will  have it lhat'the eight-hour law  is the  principal issue in tbe coming elections  mul  are doing their best, to enlist the  sympathy of .ill industrial cla.-ses with  tbe miners' unions 011 that hcorc, there  will be but one course open to the new  legislature   to set   this thing fat  rest.  That course  will he to p.is-i  an   eight-  1 hour   law for  all   chines���������carpenters,  nuihtiiis, laborers, clerks, printers, bir-  bciH, tailor-, etc.,   with   the  penalties  attached,and settle the-qiiostioii.���������_Pino_  every. tailor, barber, printer, clerk, laborer, carpenter, farmer,   hotel keeper,  ���������etc., etc. that is knowii to work  more  than  eight hours a day,: an(l that will-  fetch , people to their senses. -'A:general eight-hour cl.iv- and,not a class:one  would use all alike.. If tailors, barbers,  printers, clerks, shoemakers,  bar-tenders, etc.  wore,fined'for .working before  S a.m.. or after 5.p.m. .in 0the day, they  would soon coiile to learn tlie benefits  of eight-hour legislation,    tt would reduce the wages of all laborers from25 to  50 cents a dixy ; till carpenters and other  tradesmen getting ������4.00 a day at least  50 cents; -'all farm hands, clerks,  etc.  proportionately, and, as a consequence,  usher   in   the   industrial   millenium.  iTlie're is" no   earthly reason  that, one  class of   the community  should have  special legislation to the exclusion of  all others.   Such an act  would serve a  double useful purpose���������-it would  serve  all alike and  open the eyes of the on-'  tire public besides.   We venture the  opinion that-if consent'to repeal the'  penal clauses of the present act  is not  obtained thc other will be passed,which  will give the general public a share of  nresent    special   blessings.     May be  Houston et al will then   get   enough  of it. '     "���������'"'''.-���������  mm  If the man, does not stop the cough,  .ihe cough stops the ''mail; stops his appetite, his sleep, his pleasure and his  work. So, called "cough remedies"  sometimes relieve but they don't go deep  enough to' cure. Dr./Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery cures coughs and  diseases of the -respiratory organs perfectly and permanently. It stops the  cough. ..���������' It' heals the lungs, stops' the ���������  hemorrhage, if the lungs are bleeding,  and by purifying the blood and increasing the action of the blood-making  glands enriches every organ-with the  good blood which alone will make a  good body. " '������������������'.  "My husband had been coughiug for years  f.tid people frankly,told me that he would go,1;  uto consumption," writes Mrs. John 'Shireman,'-  "of No. 265 35th Place, Chicago, IU. ."He had such:  terrible coughing' spells, we not ouly grew much  alarmed, but looked, for the bursting of a blood  vessel or a' hemorrhage -at almost any time.  After three dayB' coughing he was too weak to  cross the room. The doctor did hiin no good.  I stated the case to a druggist', who handed, me  a bottle "of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. My husband's recovery was remarkable.  In three days afler he began using Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery he was up and  around, and in two more days he weut to work. -  Two bottles cured him."  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure bill-,  ousness. They produce permanent benefit and do not re-act on the system. One  is a gentle laxative, two a cathartic doss.  When it comes to healing- up old  running- sores of long- standing- there  is no remedy equal to Burdock Blood  Bitters.  Bnthc the sore -with" the B.B.B.���������  lhat relieves tht. local irritation.        J  Take the B.B.B. internally���������-that  dears the blood of all impurities on  which sores thrive.  , Miss   D.   Melissa  Burke,   Grindstone, Magdalen Islands, P.Q., says:  "It is with pleasure I speak in favor of  B.B.B. which cured'inc..of a running- sora  on my leg-, I consulted three doctors and  they gave me salve to put on, but it did no  good. Finally my le_ became a solid  running sore. . In fact for nearly a month  I could not put my foot to the floor-  "I was advised to uso B.B.B. and did  so. Three bottles healed up my leg; entirely so that 1 have never been troubled  with it since."  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  ���������"I am very, sorry, indeed that the  mine owners should have attempted in  this wholesale'way'" to' disfranchise so  many electors and I hope that "no man  who really has the right to vote will be  struck, off.'  I have the lienor to.be, Sir,  -Your obedient servant,  JOSEPH MARTIN."'.  Either. Joseph Martin was badly .misinformed'.or lie proved himself an unmitigated liar when he wrote the foregoing.    No attempt has been made by  the mine owners,   or any one else, so  far as we know, to disfranchise even a.  single voter "by wholesale."    The idea  is to get off the lists all names of per-1  sons who   cannot be expected   to be  present to vote in the coming elections  and reduce the chances of personations  and such frauds to a minimum.   There  was, according to the best information  at the time, ground for filing every appeal made againstthe old list.   Where-  ever anything like reasonable evidence  turns up that appeals were filed in the  wrong, thev aro  promptly withdrawn.  It is in the interest of every one that  the list should be as perfect as it can  be made.  UUH D  WUU.wu rt.vww*   v������������~������.   I   la successfully used monthly by over  J10,000Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask  your druggist for Cook's Cotton Root Com-  [-ake no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangerous., Priori, No. 1, $1 per  box; No. 8,10 degrees stronger,?3 per box. No.  1 or 2, mailed on receipt of price and two 3-cent  stamps.    Tbe Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  B5"Nos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists in Canada.  Sold in Sandon by the McQueen Co.  r and F. J. Donaldson, Druggists.  ffl.  SANDON, B. 0.  ALT A LObQE,  MO. 29.  ''.   A. V. ANDA.Jt.   .  Regular 'Communication ofthc lodge.  '"Meats 1st Tliursday  - ������-  ^*t, at  -���������ig  ully  ���������Contractors  .and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  iLrf  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on till  Classcsof Building.  P. O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order  on short notice.  Dealers in Rough and Dressed Lumber,  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  SANDON, B.C.,  If it is of any.use to those who know  no better than to defend stuffed voters'  lists, we  may say that as many as fifteen or twenty of the most respectable  business men of the constituency have  assisted in giving information as to the  appeals, and every one of them from  the most honorable motives,   We venture   tho   opinion   that   when   all   is  summed up it will be shown that less  than 100 on the old lists have been appealed   against   in    the   wrong,    and  even these ar<? withdrawn as rapidly as  information can be got, the justness of  the action taken  must be apparent to  all.  _������SE3> ������������������<5S������ iZSir SSlcr-  The machinery is thc best to bo hud.in the country���������  the workmen are all experienced,���������so. that nothing but  the beat work is turned out.  is thin blood. It causes pale  faces, white lips, weak nerves  and lack of vitality. Ablood-  enriching, fat producing  food-medicine is needed.  <?>  r<i.  goes to the root of thc  trouble, strengthens and enriches the blood, and builds  up the entire system.  i For Anemic girls, thin  boys, and enfeebled mothers,  it is  the Standard remedy.  toe. and fii.oo, all druggints,  SCOTT & BOWNE. Ch<_mi.t-i. Toronto.  The Nelson Tribune says   Joe Miir.  tin's plittf.-rni should lie considered and  discussed separate from   Martin himself.    This is .one step   to allow Mr.  Houston   to   become a. Martinite���������he  will approve of Martin's platform while  disavowing   Martin   himself.      When  satin preaches virtue we.are to accept  it   ns genuine   virtue   separate   from  satin himself.   It makes no difference  whether   or not   a  politician's record  convinces you he will not carry out his  promises, so long as the promises are  made they must be accepted  as genuine. This is strange doctrine, surely ?  Orders fr.om a distance solicited.  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and arc promptly returned, j  1  If'  if  -I  1  ���������iff  ii  s  John Houston now says Joe Martin  ia an enemy to the eight-hour law, and  M a consequence is unfit to be in any  parliament on any world between Neptune and Mars. There is no other issue than the B.C. eight-hour law m  Houston's eyes between heaven and  earth.  Dry GoodsFm_MsM Goods!  IS  We have just received a laree shipment from the cast.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health Brand) Underweur.  We also carry a full line of Carpets, Linoleums, Eloor Oilcloths,  Curtains and Window Shades.  I  F  i THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1900.  H3*  ������w  I  OHFiDENGEIN: BOBS;'  g^^gg-jra.^^  General Ruiiule;' Forces  the Boers  '������������������''��������� Ppsition Near- Dewatsdorp.  ' '.. London,' Aprir2.l.~The War Office  has ' rcct-i-ved. the following'; dispatch  from Lord .Roberts.:  ',; ' '."'���������.  "Bioemioiilein,   April   21.���������General  . Bundle's .force, carn't. into contact.wi th  : tl,e-->'eiu.i.i-y vi-st-rdity, four mile-i southwest, of   Dewetsiiorp.     Th.'oy .bccupietl  strong  positions   covering   the ��������� town.  The Yocniiiiiry   and Mounted Infantry  .."seiKek another position which en.-iblet  Ruiiie to drive the  enemy .oil' and to  occupy tlie'   high, ground   the   enemy  ' .had been holding.', General Kttndie advanced litis morning earlyand  is now  .again  engaged.: with the enemy..   Our.  casualties   yesterday   were   two   men  severely,' and   Lieutenant Ofl'ener and  seven"men slig.htiy wounded:" ...���������'  . It is marvellous to note the whole-  heartedne'sH of thd English public trust  an Lord Roberts, .iu.his ; criticism ^regarding thc eiigagement at-Splon Kdp.  Not one uiip'er bus attached to his criticism of General Biiller, his predecessor  in command, one iota of unfairness or  "self-interest.'.--..This, perhaps, is explained by the .universal recognition of  the. .fact that" the ".Field '.Marsha-!-; had  'little to gain by this campaign, am  that be gave up all lo wbicli long and  brilliant service entitled.him, in order  to serve his counM-y...- Whatever the  outcome of the Boer war, Lord Roberts'  name will stand in England's military  'jihnnls'as- one. of the most successful  iind best loved of b.er commanders.  This fact, is ever before the public and  they believe their Cominander-in-Chiel  "���������in South-'Africa, to be miles above any  .jealouiy.or,rivalries that;might actuate,  other generals.   '   .  London, April 28.���������The ,War Olfice  late this evening put the following dispatch froiii Lord Roberts.on the IiuUe-  tin board, elated Bloemfontein, Monday, April 23: ���������-..."���������  "Yesterday I despatched the Eleventh Division tinder General, Pole-  Cnrew and two brigades' of cavalry  under General French, from this point  to assist General Ruiulle". The force  reached Karriefontein without much  .opposition.' The casualties reported  are: Welsh regiment, private killed,  ���������Capt. Prother, mortally wounded, and  seven men wounded ; Yorkshire, eight  wounded : .Eighth Hussars, one killed,  one wounded ; Fourteenth Hussars, one  wounded ; Royal Artillery, two wounded ; Seventh Dragoons, Lieutenant Jen-.  --Kins .mil, ten missing. ' Capt. Rotten,  Royal Artillery, broke his arm. by a  fall. General Pole-Carew's Mounted  ini'ant>-'y seized- Leeuw Eop, - a high  hill a few miles north of their fortnight's : position.- The enemy evacu-  -.ated hurriedly, leaving some rifles and  ammunition. General Bundle reported  , that 25 men of the First VV'orcesters are  missing. Fifty-three men were sent  with wood to an outpost after dark,  only IS returned. Their number and  names will be reported afterwards as  well as thc wounded of yesterday.",  is    effective,  strengthener.  To men ''.suffering from the ".effects  of. youthful, indiscretion' or later  excesses, having Latno, 'Weak Back,  Varicocele',. Weakness, Nervous' Debility, etc.,-, tlio.se who are tired of  useless and , harmful drugging,������������������ who.  have been 'injured and swindled by  quacks and humbugs ,'.with- their  trial and free .medicine', deceptions,  and who, would cai-e for art honest,  intelligent opinion, based -oil thirty  years' experience, T oiler, my services  free of charge. 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If the stomach and bowels perform  their duty, the blood is rich In all the  elements needed to assure perfect  health.. Earl's Clover RootTea taken  as directed, guarantees the perfect action of stomach and bowels. Price 25  cts. and 50 cts. Money refunded if you  aro not satisfied. ��������� Sold by ��������� McQueen  the Druggist. , .-  City Council.  Special meeting of the city council  " was held in, the council chambers on  Monday evening, April 23.  Present, Mayor Pitts, Aids. Crawford,  McDonald, Atherton Hunter, Buckley  and Thompson.  Returning officer's report of election  held on April 17th was presented and  fylcd. ' ���������..  Aids. Hunter, Buckley and McDonald were appointed liuance committee.  Aids. Thompson.Crawford and Atherton wero appointed public works committee.   .  A petition was read from residents of  West Sandon praying for a sidewalk  on the Three Forks road whs laid over.  The Temporary Loan Bylaw was  read and adopted.  The Trades' License Amendment  Bylaw was read and adopted.  Applications for the position of Chief  of Police were rend, from D. C. McRea,  . A. J. McDonald and Wm. Stubbs, the  acting Chief.  Wm. Stubbs, by ballot,- was . elected  Chief of Police.  The report of the Chief of Fire Dept.,  dated April 23rd, be received and fyled  by the council.  motions.  Hunter-Atherton ��������� That all thc  officers be retained  to office.���������Carried.  McDonald-Buckley���������That the Chief  of Police be appoiuied health officer,  and be instructed to rigidly enforce  the provisions- of the Health Bylaw ���������  Carried.  Buckley-Atherton���������That a   sum  of  $100 be placed nt  tbe disposal  of the  Chief of Fire Dept. for the purchasing  of a hose cart.  ���������   The council adjourned.  ���������SSS^DxS*^^  Sm^gS  KaSLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  Passenger 'tri.liv for Sandon. ������������������ nnd way  slat ions leave* Kaslo at S'n-ti:. Dully; returning, ��������� I raves Sandon til 1.10 ,, ni. arriving at  ���������LOO pm. -, .   ���������,  Intent..tional Navigation &Trading Co.  Operatingon KuoleiiayLakit-aiul River.  S S. INTERNATfiONAL     -  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at (I a in, dally except Bundaj; returning, leaves' Nelson ut 4 31)  p m, calling at, Hallonr, Pilot. Hay, Ainsworth  and airway points. Conneeis with SF-ifc K  train to and irom .Spokane at Five Mile Point  SS. ALBERTA  Laiiiio-IIijjscan Division���������Steamer Alberta  leaves Kaslo for Lardo and Argonta at 8.30  p ni, Wednesdays.  Steamers call tit principal landings In both  directions,and at other points,when signalled.  Tickets sold to till points In Canada and tho  United States. ������������������',-...  ���������  To .ascertain rates   and Jrill   information,  address  ROBKltT inVIKG, Manager, Kaslo.  ATLANTIC STEAmSHJP TICKETS  To and from European, points-via  Canadian and American lines. ] Apply  for sailini-i.dates, rates, and .full information to any C. P. R. agent or  ...   J. C. CRUSE, Agent, Sandon.        ���������  vV. P. F. Curomings; Gen. S. S. Agtent,  '.   , .     'Winnipeg.  Women are eom������  lag, to   understand  that the Backaches,  Headaches,  .Tired  Feelings and "Weak  Spells' from which  : they suffer are due  to wrong action of  the kidneys. .������������������...  The poisons that-  ought to be carried  ofi   are   sent  back  Into the blood, taking with them a multitude of pains and aches, y" " '  .-...-EBOAWS; -Kidney f ills  drive away pains and aches, ruaVo -women  healthy and happy���������able to enjoy lifo,  Mi-s.C.H.Giliespie, 204 Britain Street,  St. John.'N.B., say's:  " Somo time ago I had a violent attack  of La Grippe. , From this, severe kidney  troublo arose, for which I doctored with  a nunibor of the best physicians, in St,  John, but received little relief. Hearing  Doau's Kidnoy Pills highly spoken of, I  began 'their use aiid in a short timo found  'them to be a.perfoct cure. Before taking  these pills I suffered such torture that I  .otild not turn over in bed without assist-  vuce. Doan's Kidney Pills have rescued  -tie from this, terrible condition, and have  amoved every pain and ache  Work while''you sleep without a gripe  or pah;, enriiig'Dyspepsia, Sick Headache  and Constipation and make you feel betto*  iu tho xiioi-njng, Price 'i*ie.  M. L. G-rimmett, ll. b,  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  . Pdplic, E'ic.  Sandon,     B. C.  W. S. DllEWUY  Saiulon.lx. C.  IT. T. Twiog  New Denver, B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG--  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and "Mining Engineers. ���������  ]3e.lford-McXoil Code.  NOT1CK.  Notice ls  lioreliy given  that tlio Ivaslo .t  l.ardo-Duncaii Itailway Company will apply  to  tho   I'urliatnenL  of Ciinatm  at.   Its next,  session for an aet to extend tho times limited  for lite construction  and completion  ot  its  works, and to nulliorizo the Company to convey or dispose ol its railway and works.  "W"1[|..AT.T..'.R & MARTIN,  Solicitors (or Applicants.  Kaslo, B. C, 1st o( December, ISM.  Northern Pacific Ry.  TIME-CARD OF TRAINS.  JFOKflNE.  No. 1���������West Bound   No. 2���������East Bound   Coeurd'Alenc Branch, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Palouse .t L.ewlston Branch.  Central Washington Branch  ���������Local Freight, west    ���������Local Freight, east -..  Arrive Depart  .9.50 pm O.fio pm  .7.10 am 7.20 am  .6.30 pm 1.V, ami  .1.80 pm S.00 am  .1.10 pm 8.15 am  .7.00 pm 5.45 am  .8.45 pm 8.15 am  ���������Dally except Sunday; all others dally.  J. W. HILL. Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  A. D. CHARLTO-ST, A.G. P. A.. Portland, Ore,  Kaslo aM Slocaii Railway,  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Going West.  Leave S.00 a.m.  8.32   "  ���������"    "'"   0.30  '-'���������       9.-15  '.".       9.55  "���������'    10.12  "  - .10.25  .'���������-.',"     10.33  Arrivcl0.40  Daily.        Going East.  Kaslo      Arrive 3.55 p.m.  ���������"   "  '" ���������'       3.20   ������������������'��������� '  2.25  2.10  2.00  1.-15  l.;M  1.23  South Folk  .Spoules  Whitewater  Bear Lake  1   Mr.Qiilgan"  Unllev's '"  Cody .function  a Sandon      Leave 1.15  .'���������  : ''CpDYBnANCH.     -,  Leave 11.00 it.m.      Sandon    Arrive 11.40 a.m.  ,"11.15    "  .- .Cody .11.25.",.  "'..',,.'-...''       GEO. F. COPELAND,  .: Superintendent;  For cheap Railroad and Steamship Tickets,  to and from all points, apply to S. C-iMphell,  Agent, Sandon. ,  SPOKANE FALLS S NORTHERN  NELSON 5 FORT SHEPPM:! RY.  ' ; REO 'mm RAILWAY  The only All-rail route without change  of cars betwen Nelson 'aiid   Boss-  land  and  Spokane and Bbssland.  xxKAVE- DAILY       , AtiniVE  .6.20 a.m ...ITolson...'..' 5.35 p.m.  12.05 lum Rossland '....11.20 p.m.  S.30 a.m Spokane  3.10 p.m.  The train that leaves Nelson at. 0.20 a.m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  iruins for all .  FtfCIFiC Z.QAST  FOIHTS.  Passentrers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily!  ' C. G. Dixon. G. P. T. A.  G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  $ FEW INTERE5TINQ  FAULTS.  When'-' people are contemplating a trip  whether on buslnessor pleasure, they naturally want the best service obt.ainableso lar as  speed, comfort and safety is concerned. Employees of the Wisconsin Central Lines are  paid to serve the public, and our trains are  operated so as to make close connect ions with  diverging lines at all Junction points.,  Pullman Palace Sleeping and Chair Cars oil  through trains.  Dining Car service excelled. Steals served  a la-Carte. .'.���������-..  '.'  ���������  In order to obtain this first-class service,  ask the ticketagent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN .-CENTRAL LINES  and vou will make direct connections nt Stimuli'for Chicago, Milwaukee and all points  east.  For any  further Information call on any  ticket agent, or correspond wi' h  .Tas. Ponp, or Jas. a. Clock,  Gen. Pas^. Agent,       General Agent.  Milwaukee, "Wis. 240 St:- "5* St.,  l'oi.aud, Or.  AND SOO LINE.  -DIRECT I  . ROUTE, j  *E������ TO ALL FOIjITS.  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  .TOURIST OAES.nass medicine Hat,  Dailv for St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Montreal and Boston. The same: cars pass  ilcvolstoke one day earlier.  DAILY TRAIN  S.00 Leave Sandon        Arrive 16.30,  Connections daily to points  reached  via Nakusp and except Sunday to points  reached via Kosebery and Slocan City.  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  Ferrates and  full information  address the nearest local agent, or  J. C. CKUSK, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Auderson.Trav. Pass. Agt.,Kelson  E.J. Coyle, Asst. Gni. Pass. Agt., Vancouver  Mfclprnprnp Jfc ������3f. 4������ 4* mp ^^^^^4^  I practical TaWSIVilTH AND' PLUiBEB  M inufactursr of Galvanized Airpipe, Powder-thawers, Camp  Stoves and all kinds of Sheet Metal Work.  With the latest in tools and machines, good stock, I am prepared to do only first-class work.  , Personal1 attention given to all ordei s.  ESTIMATES qYEN.    MODERATE PRICES.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  Shop, at present, near Sandon Sawmills.  few  S" j * i ���������*.  rwif"' i.  ������������������ t3 ���������_/:  ^5W)I  m  once  low  lhe  CHAPTER XV.  ������r Arlliur did not feel quite sure  whether his wife's intelligence pleased him or not. Still he said nothing  to tbat effect to her, but bout down  and kihuod her vrctiy young face, and  muttered something about happiness  Il wut* vague enough, yet it pacified  her.      She   was  iruilo  content.  Was he pleased.     . if he should have  n. son,  hi.-,   beautiful,' noble  daughter-  is ould  no  longer-.be heiress of Lancer  wood.     She would never fill ihe position  for which she-had. so well .nullified hersoLf .    Iter life would be completely   spoiled.        Blr   Arthur  understood  her, und he knew  that  her  desire to inherit Lancewood was not so  much   for  the  wealth-or  the  importance   lhat   would, accrue   Lo  her,   but  because     she     had    ; lofty     ideas      of  adding  to the luster  of her  name,  of  doing   good   lo  all   in   Lhe   estate���������bo- |  cause   she     would  carry   but   needful ;  improvements   for     which   lie  had   no;  Inclination.       He " had   often   said   to  himself what a noble mistress  Vivien I  would make for -Lancewood, and'   had ...  thought     himself  most   fortunate.   in ,  having    -such a daughter   ��������� to-succeed j  ���������him.      Now, i������ he should have a son,,  nit  liOx-es 01  Vivien's succession  were  of course ended.      He, could give  her  an   ample  fortune,   but  ho knew   her  well.        No    fortune  or  money-could  compensate her for the loss of Lancewood.      He knew fhiat she would _ra-  t'her  be  mistress .'at  -Lancewood  than  Queen of England.    IL would be a-terrible blow to her.     The bringing home  of a voting wife had.been bad enough,  but   that would seem trivial in    comparison   with   the  loss   of Lancewood;:  Another   tiling���������if  he  had  a *"on>'1*  ���������was aJmoBi   improbable  Unit he could  live   to see  him  reach  manhood,  aud,  Lf he did  not, who would .1rain him-   ^' S^ no  who would teach him all  that Vivien   ha l  not   so  had so aptly learned?    He did npt say   heiiteft.  b,o  to  his   wife,  but  in   the' depths  evening���������a sweet dewy evening ���������for  the voiuis mistress of Lancewood was  suddenly taken ill. The doctor was  summoned in haste, and he sent at  for another.     There was distress  .niCe    1AJI     [iwxx.x.x.. . _._     _  ihd dismay, for Lady Valerio was sick  nd  it  seemed a terrible  and  beuuti-  imf.o dea ill,, a  thingc  Unit oho so young  ful should die.  Then1  were long ihours o������ suspense,  when the dtctors consulted with grave  faces,  and   the, servants  whispered in  voices.   "It    would   be  strange,"  latter  said, "i;f  this .Lady'-.Neslio  to corn*, at least," sho said; "and when  he does, I will choose his wife - she  shall bo one aftor my own heart.  And aa ho listened Sir Arthur wondered which love was the stronger in  her heart���������the lovo of Lancowood, or  the love of her child.  MECCA'S HOLY CARPET.  too.should die;" and .there were hundreds of wishes'expressed that, no son  might     dei>rive    .Miss   Nesiie    o������  her  Igh  birthright.  ��������� Sir Arthur, walking up. and down  the broad corridors, tried to unde-  sttind his own heart, and failed. Then  I hey came to, him, .those grave-faced  doctors, and told him that he had  groat: cause.,tar rejoicing���������a son and  heir was bioi'n, to hiih���������a strong,''healthy ��������� boy. Bat there was one drawback���������Lady Nesiie ,was in great danger. He asked if. he could see, her;  and ihey-told'him "Not yet���������she was  too ill." --c  A son was born to him 1 When the  doctors had gone' away, leaving him  alone, he went to the window that  looked over the Hyde woods. Tho  moon was rising over": t he- trees, the  sky was without a cloud. The fair  domain of Lancewood looked uuwont-  edly fair. . The :. undulating, well-  wooded park, the hills in the far, distance, the dark, tuxCluresqud masses of  trees, the moonlight silvering all���������it  was a home ,for a man to be proud of j Gerald Dorman.  and to lovo. o ...  ���������A son was,born to him!  domain would never be his daughter's  never belong to her; it be-  to the little child whom he  and Vivien   was  disin-  ���������}     he    stood      there    ha  of 'thought, of  his first- wife ��������� Vivien's  other���������of how, during her short life,  This fair  -it would  olaims. , ,,.,  He did not tell Vivien tho news. U  will be time enough for her to know  it," he said to himself, "when all the.  world knows it."  Vivien wrote to say that when tho  6meaions left London l.hey were go-  in,"- to Germany, and had asked her to  accompany them, which she very  much wished to. do. Sir Arthur gave  his  consent.       .,. ��������� -���������'.   .    .  "Who knows, .poor" child to ���������. what  kind of home ahe may .return f he  said "It may have passed from her  never   to be  entirely  her   own  littlo  hands  again." ., ;  So  Vivien  went   to  Germany,  dreaming of (he news'that would follow her thither.  Lady Noslie was expecting tho hour  of her triumph. &be"hiid never admit ted to herself that she might have  a daughter, instead ��������� of the son she  longed and prayed for. .And one hinting ever so romotoly at such an idea  incurred her severest displeasure.  One day she summoned Mrs. Spenser,  housekeeper, to a consultation,  wanted to k.row which of th������  had been used as -Miss Nesfie's  uijjc-iy. Mrs. t.penser told  the large room, with the 'oval.window  on the iirst floor."  do for me," said her  the  tribe  rooms  nursery  l$B%>���������^i]yJ"l..g������{% ^^.T^is wife's room.  on   the ground  fjoo^., j^'*...^.^ ! i&^ .^^ ^ ... ^ w^  dangerous for children, and boys  io much more mischievous    than  self to be mistress of Lancewood, ....  sh������ would haye done to be queen of a  great kingdom. He could remember  her enthusiasm over the grand old  trees. How she had loved them I How  she. had gloried in the tact that,, although they might.die of old age,,  they could never bo cut down!; He remembered, as he stood there watching the fair domain that was not to  be hers, how she had planned a picturesque bridge to span the river, and a  boat house lower down. Now sho  would never plan again. Tears dimmed his eyes, partly in gratitude for  the son born to him, and partly in sorrow for .'the daughter who had lost all  through his birth.  Then he reproached , himself. It  was too late, he said, for, thoughts of  that kind ��������� too la.te for regret; ho  was married, and a son was born;  there was nothing to bo done but  make the  best of it.  Soon afterward he saw the little  babe���������a strong, healthy boy, with his  mother's eyes and hair���������a bonny, beautiful boy���������and his heart warmed to  the child.  1B = I "After all, thero will be some' sat-  her I isfaction in being succeeded by a son,"  he,thought; "this boy will be Sir-Oswald Nesiie of Lancewood."  He stooped down to kiss    the    tiny  rose-bud face, and then be went quiet-  wife's room.  She had  ways  are so much mor  girls." -,.   -|  "But," interrupted the housekeeper, ed him now,  incautiously,' "your     ladyship    might;       ...���������     .  ��������������������������������������������������������������� !bent over  her, "they will  not  let  mo  :y   will  not  tell  me." ���������  son  to he  Tbe  Bmile  "ft  miladi  lie  shall  Heaven  s  to  ilrenm-  might -,|  have  a daughter."  "1 shall have nothing, of the kind  said   Lady   Nesiie,   angrily;    "my  will be heir of Lancewood���������a daughter  would be������������������"    "Useless to me,"    she  was about to add, but. prudence came  ��������� aid and checked  I he words,  housekeeper went away with a  on her face.  is easy  to see," sho said,  "that  wants a. sou, so ibal Miss Nes-  not have Lancewood.  1 pray  he may  be  disappointed."  Lady Neslio herself never seemed to  have   a doubt.  "Arthur," she euid one day io her  husband, "I have been looking ovo.r t ho  family annuls, and I base found ti  name for my little son."  "Indeed! What., name huvo you  chosen ?"   he asked.  "Oswald.    It   seems   to  have  been a  favorite name in th,.- family.   I counted  ion Oswalds, and  they all  seem  have  been   famous  men."  "Ves," observed .Sir Arthur,  Uy���������"Oswald is a famous name with  us, and we have had some gifted men  called by it. It I had a sou, f could  not wish for a belitii' nauie for him.  1 often wonder, if. 1 had another name,  whether it would have inspired me to  be a greater man."  He spoke regretfully, like one who  felt that he had missed some.road in  life; then, suddenly looking at his  wife,, he said���������  ,"Valerie, you - mako very .sure, of  this son of yours. What if, after  all, you should find yourself the mother of a little daughter as pretty us  you are yourself'."  She looked up at  him excitedly.  "I should  be so  terribly  disappointed,"   she  said,   "that   I should  almoin.,  hate her."  "Hush,   Valerie 1" ho cried, shocked  at  her  -words.  She perceived her imprudence-  "It ls your fault, Arthur���������you make  me    say    what. I   do not mean.     My  whole heart is bent, upon a little son.  Why do you contradict me."  ���������    Indeed   it    was   useless,  as he  well  knew:     He said no more, but ho hoped  and prayed with all the fervor of his  soul     that   the   expected  chtld  might.  fjiot. be a son and heir.  There  was great oonateination one  fainted,  they  told  him,  two or  three  times in succession; but she recogniz-  and called hhnl by name.  Arthur,"  she   said,  faintly,  as    he  speak;  they      ...     He saw her face flush: with triumph,  ill as she. was.  "A son, heir to Lancewood���������I am so  gladl1' she wnispered. Then, looking  into his earnest face, she said ��������� "1  shall not die, Arthur; I shall live now  that  1    have  a son."  Then he left her, and she lay still,  saying to herself over and over  again���������  ".Sir Oswald Nesiie, heir of Lance-  Thank     Heaven,    1    have    a  wood,  son."  They brought the boy into the room <  for    hor   to    see.    It    was  no    sweet j  motherly   instinct   that   prompted  her:  questions,     "la    he      well-?"    "is    he1  strong." "Is he healthy?'���������no motherly  instinct,' but   the  longing  that     he  might live to inherit Lancewood.    The  moment that the little child cried she \  waved, it impatiently    away;    she    did '  not want    that���������she    wanted nothing  but  to   know   that  he  was  living  and;  well.      They  wondered much ���������  those j  who were    with her ���������  thu c    she    so j  seldom desired lo have lhe child  with ;  her; if  he was well, she* was content, i  Sir Arthur saw her smiling one day j  as she  looked at  the child's faco���������sho j  was   recovering   rapidly   then. |  "Why are you smiling, Valerie?''    he j  asked.  "1 was just thinking," she replied,  "thai after all I might- have my own.  way, and see Lady Valerie's Drive  made "just where I    wanted It."  Again, th-sy were looking over some  fine views of the castle, andi she saw  amonsi them one of the Dower Houso,  She showed it to him with -a smile of  triumph.  j    "1 shall never have to live in    that  dreary old  place now,'' she said. ,  "How  do  you  know  that,  Valerie."  I he asked.  1    "I am quite aura of it.    I need never  leave Lancewood, because my own son  : will be here, and there    will    be      no  'need."       .    I  "But suppose he marries, Valerie���������  what   then?"  Sh-s-. laughed the merry, happy, light  laugh that had so long been hushed. ...  "H������3 cannot marry for twenty years  CHAPTER XXII.  The ending of a human life is but as  the. falling of a leaf from a tree.  Sir Arthur Nesiie was dead; and when  those who had cared most for him  summed up his life, thero was but little to record about it. Ho had lived  aiid loved���������had made -\ mistakes, and  had-despaired of rectifying; them. The  noblest trait in his character had been  his love, for the fair, noble wifo whom  he had lost years before; his character  had Seemed to deteriorate after her  death. Now, ho too was placed in the  family vault ' whsre the ' Neslies of ���������  La ncewood slept. The day of hi.s.  funeral was one not soon forgotten  at the Abbey.- There was no sunshine, but a cold, drizzling rain. The  world looked gray and disconsolate,  there was' not even a gleam of blue, in  the sky. ��������� ���������    '"   '.:���������  "Such a day to be buried on!" tho  servants said, as though tho dead man  could note the darkness of tho sky  and, the absence of the sun.',.  The Abbey was cheerless'within and  without.' . There was no sound outside  .avc that ,of the steady downfalling  rain beating on the ground. '���������', Inside  all was gloom. The blinds wero  drawn; the servants, dressed in,deepest mourning, moved about noiselessly; there was tho muffled step of the  mourners; there wore the depressing  ���������almost terrible ��������� paraphernalia that  serve merely to tidd to the 'bitterness,  of death.   - ���������:. ���������;���������," -  There were; two who mourned the  dead man; one was Vivien, the other.  Lady Nesiie did all  that decorum could expect; she shujt  herself into her own room, where she-  was supposed to be undergoing par-  oxyms of grief,'but where, in, reality,  sho amused herself by reading a  French novel. She professed herself  too much overcome eveh ,to see any  one. But she was able to study the  effect of her mourning. "It became  her"���������and she clasped her hands in  devout thankfulness.  ' "I was so afraid, Marie," sho said  to her maid, "that I should'look; horrible in  black."  Master Oswald, in his nursery,  passed tho morning in a violent- struggle with his two nurses, stoutly refusing to put on the black dress provided  for him���������"it was ugly, and he hated  it"���������which mutiny, on being reported  to "miladi," caused her to smile nnd  say���������     ''���������..'-.��������� '    '   '  "The dear child has so much sense;  black is very unpleasant. But remember he is Sir Oswald now, arid he.  must do as he likes." ,.������ -  The    long    black  procession  moved  silently through    the    park,  the rain  falling on the waving piumos.     So the  late master of Lancewood passed from  the home where his feet should never  tread more    while   the  daughter  who  had loved him as sho had loved nd one  else    lay    weeping in    hor    darkened  chamber���������weeping      as      though    her  grief    could    never    grow  less.      Sho  thought   of    what Lord   Sit. Just had  said   about time,     Would    time   ever  bring healing to her?     Would her terrible heartache ever cease? Would her  awful sense of desolation ever depart?  Lady  Nesiie   longed    for    the  nour  when the blinds should be drawn up.  She had never left her' room���������no croa-  ture living  had a    greater dread    of  death  and     everything    belonging  to  it  than    his    gay-hearted  lady.      Sho  paid  no   visits  to   tho  darkened  room  where lay the man who had loved hor;  she never saw him after he was dead;  and the time seemed long to her while  the house was all in gloom.     She sat  iu her own room with her maid while  Sir  Arthur   was  buried  and   she  was  restless with excitement.      A widow's  cap  lay'on-the. toilet  table���������not    the  somber      head-dress    that    sorrowing  wives    usually    wear,    but    a    pretty  coquettish cap. "Miladi" took it iu her  bands.  ���������   "1 shall not mind this so much," she  said.   "You have  really  made it very  I cleverly, Marie; it    will  not    hide my  I hair."  She laid it on thu glossy brown coils j  of hair, and viewed herself with great  satisfaction. " -  -  It is positively becoming," sho said  "Marie, you aro a perfect treasure. I  Harkl That tiresome child is scream.,:  ing still. He must have a black suit |  on���������for a time at least.- We have to  go to the library, Mr. Dorman says,'!  to hem-  the will read." i  ,     "I only  hope he  .may    behave him- ;  ,self,   but     1    do  not. ,. think   he   will," ���������  i observed th.'- maid.     She had not much :  heart     herself,     but  "milndi'.s" ' total j  want of  it  disgusted  her. '<  :;.- Lady Nesiie walked  restlessly to tho i  ' window.      She drew up  I he blind and  looked    out   on    the    cold,    cheerless  ', scene.  j "What a dayl" she said- "The very  ; earth and sky are full of funeral  | gloom. Ah, this foggy, miserable  i England, it has nothing to recommend  jit   but   its motieyl"  "Liigiiuid   has   been  a     good   fosier-  I mother    to you, 'miladi,'"    remarked  Marie.  "1 do not deny that, but look at the  mist, the ruin, the drizzle, the leaden  sky���������such a day for a funeral! lf ever  I am buried, 1 hope it may be when  the sun shines."  "If ever!" re.poatod the maid. "You  will have to die,' 'miladi,' just as well  as   the   rest  of   the  world."  "That will not be for many .years  yet," she said, laughingly. "Now,  Marie, I am going to enjoy my life. I  did not care much about Sir Arthur,  you know; he was all very well as regarding worldly advancement ��������� I  knew that. 1 should never do better  than in marrying him."  To he Continued.  Uohnmned'H Tomb  Gets n New  One  of Slllt Every Year.  Each, year thero is a now rug or silken  carpet mado in' Cairo and carried in solemn pomp to Meoon and carefully hung  over tho sacred Caaba, nbovo Mohammod'a  tomb.  There are two processions: Tho first carries, tho carpet from tho citadel to. "the  Saidnn Husein mosquo, where it is sewed  together and lined and inado ready for tho  pilgrims.- This procession rakos place on  April G, and the khedivo, tho ministers,  high officials and notables all take part in  tho ceremony.  Tho train which convoys tlio holy carpet and Its escort to Suoz leaves on May  10, nnd -usually presents a very gay appoar-  anoo. ,���������"..  At Suez tho carpet and its guard of honor aro convoyed on board the pilgrim ship  along with a fearful rush of ragtag and  bobtail, who have no rospect for government regulation concerning the Egyptian  pilgrims. ,.:,.���������  In .addition" to tho devout pllgrlmn,  camols and horses thero aro always one or  more boggars or buffoons, who accompany  tlio caravan; and a man or woman to take  euro of tbo cats which ore carried nil the  way thoro and back again.  Tho mahinal 1* a curious feature of  tho  After Doctors Failed.  HOW   PERLEY   MISNER,   OF   WEL-  LANDPORT, RECOVERED HEALTH.  lie Sutrcrr.l  From  EI1.> Joint DIhciimo  ������h<!  '.-AlMi-cxudi-HIri Friend* Feared Mc Would  He a IVruiniie.it Invalid.  From  The    Journal,    St.  Catharines.  On!.,  A reporter of    the    St.    OalharineB  Journal visiting Wcllandport not long  ago,   heard   of    ono   of those remai k-  ablo  cures  that Shave  made Or-   Williams' Pink'Tills latnOus us life savers the,world over. The case is -that of  Porloy   Misner,     son   of   Mr.  Mathias  .Misner,   who had suffered    from    hip  joint,  disease and  abscesses,  and  who  had been juuder  the caro of four doc-  ! tors  without    beneficial  results.   Mr.  i Misner   gave   the  i-nrticul.irs   of    ihe  | caso    as follows:,���������"In     the  spring  of  i lii'J-J  my  son, IPerley,     who was   then  in his thirteenth year, began to ccra-  1 plain  of  an  aching  in     his  hips,   and  ; hit or  my attention was directed to. a  ' peculiar shamble in his gait.    As  tho  i t rouble  gradually  grew    upon   him I  ' took  hini  to  a physician  in Uunvilloj.  said the thd-ti-  the hi'p.  This doctor  treated    Perley    for  weeks,    during  which  time  a large  abscess   foimed   on    his  tcig,  and he  was  obliged   to get   about  i on .crutches. As he continued  to '.decline,  I resolved ".to   try  anothor doc-  I tor,   who   diag!nosed   the   case   us   hip  j joint disease.     He treated Periey for  pilgrim train and perhaps tho most strik-    "���������v,'uc> examinod   hi m and  ing.   It is carried; like the ark of tho covo- I blB    aroae    from a weakness    ot   the  naut, at tho head of tho procession.    It 'nerves of t  looks not unlike tho elephant' howdah, in  -spite of its pyramid at top. Its framework  ls square and  its covering  black brocado  richly worked with inscriptions.   Tho sultan's thumbmark and avlowof tho Caaba  aro embroidered on tho front. ,  Tho mahnial  ls considered a sacred ob-  ject^by the faithful, who jostle  the.crowd , '^^f u\ * flm. "bul  later wa.  n  thoir   effort   to   touch   it with  their , V .      u' *  hands.   Women lot down their shawls and ' b .        ...  hoad veils 1'roih the latticed windows in  ordor that they may rocolvo a blessing  from contact with It.  Direotly bohlnd tho jnahmal there always rides n'. half- naked -''sheik,- who rolls  his head from sido to hido incessantly.���������  Botiton Globe....  six    'mwiilhs.'  THE  MAN  EATING  LION.  He- B������e������  the lad slightly ini-  aa taken  iu his  sleep and was continually in distress  lis he cuuld 'neither sit nor recline  with ease; and was weak, faint and  confused. During .this Lime' tho abscess had broken and was discharging  in   ihreo places,   bul   would  not  heal  BOERS  USING CHINESE TACTICS.  Masked positions so greatly adopted  by the Boers were utilized by the Chinese   against   British  tbo Taku  Forts.  forces, ��������� notably  Cnnnlna nnd Taken No  T7n-  neoetsgnry Chances.  Whon lions beoomo man eaters, these  Inert and.treachorbiiB brutos tako no unnecessary trouble to catch men, and whilo  human beings aro plentiful none of them  undertakes perilous enterprises or proceeds  on any haphazard expeditions. They  know what to do and whore to gi.ln order  that prey may bo procured with the least  amount of risk or exortion. Such a lion  is well aware of who tills this cornfield ot  that irioalio patch. Ho has in formed h im-  self of how many men accompany tho village herds, whoro any outlying camps aro  Bituated and how they uro guardod. There  is no route by which travelers procciod or  trallio ls carried on that suoh animals havo  not studied with reference to tho facilities  for attack thoy afford and thoir own bodily powers. If otherwiso good stratoglo  positions present natural dlfllcnlties, tho  lion not only considers how thoso can bo  overcome, but perhaps practices his part  beforehand. , At all events, ho has boon  watchod whilo engaged In oxorcises that  can only be explained ln this way.  So puny a creature as man is, whon unprovided with offeotivo implements for  offense, stands littlo ohanco against suoh  a foe���������an assailant having 40 times his  own strength, backed by marvolpus activity and an intenso passion for oarnago.  Under thoso circumstances savages oan  only shut themselves up or assault thoir  enemy in largo, niassos. On tho other  hand, thoso precautious taken by o murderous lion might not seem to comporb  with that bold and often reokless temper  attributed to this spooios. But such a discrepancy has no real ox.Btenco. It only  appears whon a judgment is mado without taking all tho faots into consideration.  This animal's Intelligence, doveloped in  man eators to its highest point, together  with un organlo etealthlness of.naturo and  proclivity toward unexpected attacks lind  stratagems, fully nooounts for ovorything a  lion does in tho way of guarding against  failure.���������Dr. Porter in Outing.  The Joke on the Jockey.  A well known jookey relates with relish  tho following littlo story, though the Inugh  is decidedly against him. A few years ago  he was engaged to ride the favorite in an  important race. On the way to the post  ho found himself oanterlng alongside a  rank outsider, tho mount of a stable boy  who had only, Just commenced riding. .  "You'll have to bo caraful with that  bruto, B.," ho remarked. "I've ridden  him before, and you'll never bo able te  bold him."  B. thanked tho crack for tho hint and  said that lie would "do his best."  Half  way through tho race the outsider  ond another wero ln front, with tho favorite close behind. Fancying that, tho others  wow in illfticnltios, tho rider of tho favor-  [ ito shouted:  1      "Pull out, B , and  lot me through 1  I've got tho rnco In hand."  Tho craok wtis mistaken, however.  Looking back, tho stablo boy replied, with  a grin: '  "I would, but I can't hold him!"  With which the novice loo hlshorso have  his head and shot awuy, the easiest; of  winners, to tho chagrin of the oraok, who  finished second.  PEN  AND CHISEL.  Marie Corelli's real name ls Eva Morv  Maokiiy. She is the daughter of the lato  Charles Mtiokay, LL. D.  Georga Meredith has producod littlo  moro than an avoragoof ono bookinevory  two yonrs of his writing life.  It ia profitable to be a fad, and Besaio  Potter, the sculptor, becanio that In Chicago, whera every othor woman of wealth  lnia a bust of hersolf made by tho young  sculptor. "Sketchy little statuettes' they  are called.  Rudyard Kipling once sat ln a London  olub listening to n discussion concerning  tho existence of God. Ho said nothing  until toward tho last and then, with a vehement, geaturo, said, "I know that thoro  Is somebody Bomowhero who gives us our  licks." '��������� Liok" ls t. colloquialism moan-  lug punluhmont.  A  third doctor advised a surgical operation, which,    he objected to, and a  fourth medical man    then    took    the  case in    hand.      This -doc-tor confined  'Porloy to the bed, and besides giving  medicine,    he,   ordered  a    mechanical  appliance to which ' was    attached    a  15 pound    weight, to be placed in    a  position by  a pulley  system; so  as  to  constantly draw/ downwards'   on    the  limb.     Thi/ treatment wus continued  sue  weeks,! causing  ,much pain,    but  nothing  in    the  wuyi of benefit     was  noticed.      The,    abscess   was'    dressed  twioeand^ thrice a day.    for  months,  and  frequently,    despite    the  aid  of  crutches, it .'was, necessary-, tor me to  carry hiin������, in my arms from the house  to the  vehicle  when   taking him out.  In October, of  1893,    I ��������� decided,  othor  treatments having failed,  to: try  .Dr.  Williams' Pink ,Pills.    I told   the doctor of  this decision,  and  he said that  Dr. Williums' j?ink Pills would quite  likely bo of much beuefit. After using  four boxes I could see sonic, improvement.    After    this    Periey   continued  the use of the pills for several month's  with- constant-' improvement    a nd new  vigor,   and     a fun   taking    about      18  boxes  tbe abscess was nicely  healed,  the crutches,   were,    dispensed  with,  andhe  was able to    work  and    could  walk  for  miles.   I attribute   the good  health whioh my son  enjoys to-day to ,  tha  uso, of  Dr.   Williams  Pink  Pills.  This   medicine,   achieved   such   a mur-  velloius  success  in my  son's  case    as  to set  the  whole community   talking  abou't   it.   I, consider   no pen   expressive enough, to do Dr. Williarns' Pink  Pills    justice,   as    I   believe, roy   son  would stiil be a hopeless' invalid  but  for this medicine."  Dr. Williams'. Pink Pills cure by going/ to the. roots of the disease. They  renew und. build up the blood7" and  strengthen the. nerves, thus driving  disease from- the system. If your  dealer does not keepi them, fhey, wfll  be sent postpaid at 50 cents a box,  or six /boxes for $2.50, by addressing  the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Drock-  ville,  Ont;  Hott Room* Are Rented In Mexico.'  Strangers sometimes mildly wonder  what newspapers or shoots of blank paper-  are tied on tho windows or balconies of  certain houses for. A sheet of paper thus  arranged is a sign meaning that thoro are  rooms to rent in the houso oh which it is  displayed and is just as significant ln it������  import n������ three golden balls over a pawnbroker's shop aro In other countries.���������,-'  Moxicaft Herald.  The  Be.u-.CliUd.  "What aro yon after, my dear?" said  a grandmother to a little boy who was  sliding along a room and casting fnrtiva  glauctjB at a gentlomnn who was paying,  a visit. -,: ' , '  "I  am   trying,   grandma,   to   steal  papa's hat out of tho room without letting the gentleman  see  it.  him to think he's out. "  He wants  MnrrlnK'e  Im n.  Sertona Xhintf.  An Atcliison mother's boy married  recently, and his wife made him shave  off his mustache before she would make  him any soup, of which ho was very  fond. When ho lived at home, ho got  his whiskers in,the soup every day, and  his mother took it as a compliment to  her cooking.  The   Method.  "Here's a case of a man who went  to law in order to get the girl he loved  away from hor parents. "  "Took out a writ of attachment, I  suppose."  There aro annually killed in Africa  a minimum of 63,000 ulephants, yielding the prodnction of a quuntity of raw  ivory, the selling price ot" which is $1,-  800,000.  As early aB the year 47 B. 0. the  great Alexandrian library contained  Over 40,000'vc^nable book*  ��������� 'IP'  11  W  Si  Mar J  f.-o ft  ir  'Pi  S  ���������p  ail  i  i.  m  y  V'-m  1!  it  I  It  X  m  II I*  4  ������  4  ���������>������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������**���������'*  A LULLABY.  Sleep sweet, birdikin,  In  the nest, mother's breast.  Silk-soft for birdikin,  Wilh wind in  the east.  Hush, Oh,  birdikin,   "  6leep  away  another   day,  Much tbo cold for birdikin  ���������.is oast-wind day.  Sleep  noft, Ioafikin,  Softly  curl not   unfurl,,  rSilk  sheath for  Jeafikin  Of pink and pearl,  Hu.-h, Oh, leafikin  .  Nor  unclose,  baby   ro.se>,  Much loo harsh for leafikin,  .East  wind blows. i  Creep close, lumbikin;  Nestle,  hide by   mother's aide  Till  upspring, for  lambikiu,  Daisies pied.  Hush, Oh, lumbikin,  '���������     Safo in fold from  tho cold  Till south wind for lanbikia  Her wings unfold.  Hush, Oh, babykiu,  Mother's joy, father's  boy,  Pear)   of price  is  babykin  And  winds are keen.  Dream,  sweot babykin,  Golden  hoad in   rosy  bwd.  Over sleepy babykin,  Angels, lean!  A DIET CURJfl.  ��������� It is a deplorable fact that many  thildren of tho present day suffer aa  much as do thiiir elders from stomach  troubles. A weak stomach and indigestion aro by no means confined to  prown  persons.  Sometimes tho symptoms are suoh  as to make it easy to locate the trouble, as in tho case of sick headaches,  nausea and the liko, but often the  Symptoms are of suoh a nature as lo  leave a'mother quite in doubt as to  their origin. Sometimes thore are sev-  ero pains in the back and limbs; weakness and pain in. the eyes, and general  listlessness and debility, all arising  from,this fruitfuf source of trouble. :  In such cusea, whetlier of occasional  local distress, or of more chronic and  sorious .disorder, a ' strict diet will  work-greater wonders than medicine.  It is only  reasonable to suppose that  ed drain, sprinkle with finely chopped  parsley and serve at once.  Celery with Tomato Sauce.���������Cut the  celery into inch pieces and cook in  boiling water until tender. Drain in  a colander. Por three cups stewed celery make a saueo with a pint of stowed or canned tomatoes, heated to boiling and thickened. with a tablespoon  of flour rubbed smooth in a littlo cold  water. Add holf cup hot cream or  milk, season to taste, pour over the  celery   and  serve.  Celery Vinegar.���������Cut a bunch of col  cry very fine, and pour ovor it ono  quart, hot, seasoned vinegar. Covor and  let it stand two weeks. This is very  nice with oyster stew or with cold  meats.  A PAIR OF BULLIES.  AND HOW THEY WERE WELL SETTLED  BY A TENDERFOOT.  the stomach when out'of order needs  rest, just as wo when sick or overworked,  need rest.  A child of our acquaintance, who  had occasional and slight-disorders of  the stomach, became, one winter,  (utterly.listless and lifeless. ... She complained' of painin the back and limbs,  her eyes were not as strong as they  had been, then, the began having intense pains in her head. ..The family  physioian. was commlted again and  different medicines- were given, all  without effect. The parents became  worried and then alarmed.  At last a friend said to the mother  that sho believed tho.trouble all arose  from tho child's stomach, and advised  tt strict  diet:  It, was tried as a last resort, aiid  tho child soon began to improve. She  kept on improving, and at the end of  six weeks was well. She has had less  trouble with hor stomach since that  timo than ever before, and has been  strong  and hearty.  Her diet for the first two on three,  weeks was nothing but broths and  fresh milk. There are some stomachs  that milk does not agree with, but not  many. During that time she.took no  solid food of'any kind.  After the third week crackers and  bread, not fresh bread, were cru'nibed  into' the broth,''and-milk, and from  that time on a greater variety of  foods was gradually, very gradually,  pk-i-initted. These were all of a nature to be easily digested, and not until the end of the: six weeks was the  ordinary  diet 'fully'"'returned  to.^  Of course it was hard for the..child,  for she did hot like brolhs.'and for tho  mother too. It takes time to. make  broths, and when they are. tho solo  diet,  there- must be variety.     So sho  .Jacket of biscuit cloth, double-  breasted, trimmed with bios folds.  Numerous rows of stitching ornament  the bottom, pockets, sleeves and rovers. Storm collar with turner-over  corner. Material required, cloth, 50  idohoa'wide,' 2 yards. . Cut in 31, 8G  and 38 inches, bust measure. Price.  10 cents.  PERSONAL MENTION.  Iiiferesllns Items About  .Some or Hie I������ro-  'ititiicn I i'wmilc or ��������� lie yy<>rl<l.  Dr. Gatling, the inventor of the  "Gatling- gun," which is estimated to  have killed a quarter of a million  men,, is alive and well at the ago'of  eighty-one. He is hard at work in Chicago arranging for the, manufacture  of one of his latest' inventions, an  automobile plough, which, he says, will  do the work of eight men and a dozen  horses. . "     '   .   .  Lieutenant-General French is the  fourteenth officer now on the active  list of the Army who has been promoted from the rank of MajorrGenerivl  for distinguished service in tho field.  The others are Lord Wolseley, Lord  Roberts, Sir liedvers Buller, Sir,William Lockhart, Sir Henry Bracken-  bury, Sir George White, Sir Francis  Grenfell, Lord Kitchener, Sir Archibald Hunter. Sir Leslie Rundle, Sir  Binden Blood, the Hon. N. G. Lyttle-  ton  and Sir  Herbert Chermside.  Mr. .Thomas  Whi.ttaJEer,     the  well-  known  temperance advocate,   who recently died, was born two years before  Waterloo,    and  had  a'��������� terribly hard  'tiune   in   his  boyhood. Before   he  was  seven, ho was obliged bo get up at five  winter and summer,  to go to a cotton  mill near his homo, and ho did not return  from  work  until    "eight   o'clock  at night. ITor this hie received half   a  orown a week, aud lived with his family   " iu   a collar   six  feet   below   tho  level   of   the   streot;   where   the    sun  ���������never shono and the birds never sang."  .A good story of the Duke of Devonshire is going tho round of society at  this   very  moment.    Some  inquisitive  and indiscreet friend calmly asked the  Lord   President  of   the   Council  what  had  been  done  at  the  Cabinet' Coun-  maclo mutton, veal, beef, oyster and oil that day. The Duke kept both his  chicken in turn, seasoned them well countenance and his temper and rc-  wilh salt and pepper, but no butter, pliod, "Well the (ruth is, Lord Sal-  and   tried   to   .make   the   time   of self ! isbury is getting old and so am I, and  denial as easy for the    child    aa   she  could.  Of course in a less severe rase  than this it would not be necessary to  continue the treatment for so long a  time, but a day at u time, three or  four days, pr a woek, as the case may  bo, will accomplish wonders, and certainly as experimenting- with medicines.  CELERY.  Stewed Celery.���������Cut   the   celery  info  Inch  pieces, cover  with  boiling  water,  and  cook  in   a covered  stewpan   until  tender.    It  sfliould simmer  slowly until done.    When cooked,  add a pint of  rich   milk  or  cream,  season   to  taste,  nd when  boiling,   thicken  with  a ta-  ' ivspoon of  flour,  rubb&d smooth  in -a  lltto milk. Boil, up once,  stirring con-  stptly, and servo.  St.wed Celery No. 2.���������Cook the celery a directed above and drain. Heat  on(e uid a. half cups milk fo boiling  in astewpan, then stir into it the  beateayolks of two eggs and half cup  creajx Cook until it thickens, pour  tho oolory an.d sorve. A littlo  is   ruitse   to   add     to   the   s'oa-  i  Fritters���������Mix ouo cupful fine-  id celery, with one cup batter.  C'lu,' mixturo,  a tablespoon   at  a  lajie, in toiling fat;   whon wellbrown-  a.s he spuaks in rather a low tone of  voice, and as I atn rather hard of  hearing, I can't tell yon, my dear fellow, anything about 'it I"  Lord Roberts is a striking instance  of what an active life in the open air  will do for ii man. As a youth he was  extremely delicate, and had to take  fur more than hia share of gruoland  physio Yet to-day, after "-forty-one.  years in Indlia," ho is as hale as possible, aud has few equals iu the Army  at; lemon-cutting, tent-pegging, and  othor kindred sports. Someone pointed out, the oilier day .that if present  Army measurements had.been enforced in his early days, Lord Roberts,  who is a very small man, would havo  been debarred from entering , tho  Army.  It Is not often that a woman is able  to array herself in any fabric which  300 years ago was the property of  a Queen of England. The Conn (ess of  Pembroke had, however, this proud  privilege, at a recent Drawing Room,  when hor naguificent white and silver gown, and Light-peach velvet train  were trimmed with old point de Flan-  dre which had once he'longed to and  had been worn by Queen Elizabeth..  It was in admirable preservation, and  consisted of deep flounces, partly of  floral design, and also displaying a  terraco walk, with birds on pedestals  ���������jnuaint and curious.  The Bine Eyed Dade Took Tlieir In-  ������nlt������ Until They Wont Jnnt Dim  Step Too Far, and Then Came tlie  Tragic Climax and Retribution.  "Tho bad men down  my way  haven't  boon fooling with touderfeefc much of lato  years,"  said George Craig,   an  Arizona  man.    "Tenderfeet have a way of coming  to lifo once in awhilo, and tho wolf eaters  have found this out.    I remember tho case  of a tondorfoofc who arrived ut, himself in  Phonlx back In 1887.    Ho was a towhoad,  with whito eyebrows, a poachy skin and a  slight lisp, but  ho mado  good.    Ho' had  struck Arizona straight  from n mining  school somowhoro  back east.    Ho hadn't  made tho 'mining engineer' proposition  stick, and within a month after he landod  in  Arizona he  found  him sol f   broko ln  Phonlx.    So ho got u $5 a day job pounding the piano in  the  back  room  of Joo  Hardesty's Palais saloon.    He was a pretty  fair piano sharp and earned his wages.  His  name  was Algernon .Montclair, and  ho looked the namo, with his glrly skin,  big bluo eyes and mild, inquiring expression.    Tho boys got to guying hfm a good  doal, calling him 'mamma's  nngol  child'  and that sort of thing, and they tried pretty  hard to get a rise out of tho koy punoher,  but ho stood forthowholo thing and never  stopped  playing when  thoy were guying  him tho hardest.    Joe Hurdosty called the  gang down once  in awhile for ridiculing  tho piano  player, but when  Joe wasn't  around thoy poured it into tho tenderfoot  pretty  hard.    His two  chiof  tormentors  wore  Buck   Freeman,  a   genuinely  bad  man,   and   Chop    Suey  Pollock,   a  bad  proposition   from   San  Francisco.    Both  wero killers with records.    They had both  beon warned to coase their picking on tho  tenderfoot piano player  by Joo Hurdosty,  who was pretty quiok with a gun himself,  but ono Sunday tho pair, who wore thick  friends  for somo  reason  or other, woufc  down   to  tho  Palais.     Thoy   know  that  Hardosty was out of town, and thoy wanted to hnvo some fun with tho piano whacker.    Tho tondorfoot was thrumming away,  whon Froemun and Pollock  lurched  into  tho back room of tho saloon.  '"Hey, sisI'said Freeman to tho tondorfoot as soon as he got into- the room.  'You thump that thing purty well, don't  youf But there's ono thing I never seen  you do, un that's play tho piano an.,waits,  at one an the samo timo. Never toached  you to.do that, did thoy? lrou ovor seen  him do it, Chop?' ho asked his pal, turning to Pollock. '    ,  " 'Not any,' said Pollock, 'but it sounds  as if it ought to'work pretty/good:'  "'I don't know how it'ud work,'said  Freeman, 'because I never soon it did, but  I got a powerful hankorin to see it. 'Sis,  s'pose you heave us ouo of them doublin  up Btunts I'm u-talkin about. I'vo hearn  you do tho key punchiu end of it; now I  want somo ballay with it. Go ahead!" "  " 'I don't dunth,'replied the.tenderfoot;.  " 'Oh, yoth, you do!', chimed in Pollock,  imitating tho tonderfpot's lisp. 'You can  danth all right.    You got to danth.'  "''I thay, you fellowfch,' began the piano  playing tondorfoot, 'I'm not: fooling well  tonight, and thith ith no timo to'���������  "'DanthI'shouted both Freeman and  Pollock togethor, suddouly pulling thoir  guns, and both of the bullies planted balls  within an inch of the tenderfoot's hoels,  the bullets boring through the soft pine  floor.  " "Algernon Montolnlr struck up 'On the  Beautiful Blue' on the piano, at the same  time shuffling his feet about clumsily in  time with the music. His gyrations tickled the two dovils bohlnd him to tho  limit. Thoy roared oiit -directions, and  when tlio tenderfoot's movements soenied  to slacken from weariness they put anofch-  erpair of bullets through tho floor close to  his feot, and ho went on with renewed energy: Thore were a num ber of men in  tho front part, of the saloon who didn't  liko tho thing a ..little bit, but they kept  out of it from motives of prudence. The  .tondorfoot ployod tho waltz through and  danced to it twice before his tbrmontors  grew weary, of tho fun and lot up on him  by walking up to the'piano and bringing  thoir paws down on. tho keys togother  They hud put away thoir guns.  "'That'll  do you,   sis,' said  Freeman  'I knowed  you   could  dunth;   un  you've  proved it.    You dunth liko you wero born  to it.    Your mother must have been it ballay dnnthor, or elso'���������  "Freemun   was   walking   toward   tho  front room with Pollock as ho said tills.  "*'I thuy, you,'called Tondorfoot Algernon Montclair after him in a quiet tono of  voice, and Frooman turned around to seo  whnt tho koy ptitichor wanted. As ho did  so ho saw tho tenderfoot standing with hia  back to tho piano and a gun in each hand.  There wero two almost, simultaneous reports, and both of Buck Freeman'sunits  were broken close to the ..shoulders. Chop  Suey was quick on the trigger, and ho  liad his two guns otit before tho tender-  foot's pair belched forth a couple more  fluHhoa, then Pollock's twin gnus fell to  thu Hour like so much junk. Both of his  arms wore broken too.  " "Xou dirty dogtlt,' said tho tondorfoot  to tho two helpless bullies  us  thoy  stood  and   looked  at  him   savagely with   their,  shattorod urius ut thoir sides, and then ho  walked over.to  thom  nnd  spat  in   their  faces ono after tho ol-hbr.     freeman  gave  a suddou reach out with his right, boot its  lf to trip tho tondorfoot, his idea probably  hoi ng to get  the piano  player  down  and  stamp tho life out of him, but, tho tenderfoot, whosu mild blue eyes wero. now blazing, was too .quick,     lie hopped   back out  of reach liko a boxer, aiid with   his  right  hand gun ho bored a hole fair and plump  through Buck  Ifroemaii's forehead.     Pollock bogged for his lifo liko a cur, and the  tenderfoot,  after looking hini over doubt  fully tor a  full minute, gave  It   to   hint  Tho piano  player surrendered bImself  to!  tho night marshal and was looked up overnight in the calaboose.    A coronor's- jury  Was got together at   10  o'clock   tho  next  inorniug, and inside of c-.-aut.ly eight minutes  tho verdict was  reachod   that'Buck  Freeman had   met  u  justifiable death  nt,  tho hands of  u  tenderfoot, who  is hereby  acquitted.'    Tho   jury  having   been   dis  solvod, tho members  of  It repaired  to  a  Keoin and foi-xouulutcd resolutions of chunks  to the tenderfoot ror hnving wiped two  hard citizens out of tho town's population.  When Joo Hurdosty camo buok the uoxt  day and hoard how his pluno thumper had  lined up to meet' an occasion, ho gave Algernon Montclair $200 und a ticket up to  tho Colorado mining country, whore the  tondorfoot wunted to go.  "Tenderfeet haven't beon toyed with  much down hero in Phenlx since that  thing happened."  Tho only artisan buried in Westminster  Abbey Is George Graham, the inswmnenfc  maker, who invented an improved olook-  work i'l the year 1700  POETRY WHICH  BURNED.  The Sneccnsful Scheme of a Uitrmc-  ��������� tor to  Make  Money.  A very wealthy, sedate and enterprising 'manufacturer in Pennsylvania  has a brother who is trilling, dissipated and of courso a spendthrift. But  the fellow now and then displays re-  markttblo Ingenuity iu "making a  raise." All his lifo he has Indulged,  among other bud habits, that of writing execrable verse, much of which,  however, he has managed to get  printed.  Lately he conceived, the monstrous  Idea of having nil his stuff printed iu  a book and with the aid of an unscrupulous printer succeeded in bringing  out tho "work" lu quite haudsomo  shape. But ln the most affectionate  terms he "dedicated" the book to his  wealthy brother, who regards his near  and. dissolute kinsman's "poetry" aa  really the most reprehensible thing  that the Incorrigible fellow does.  But the rhymester and his "black art"  accomplice knew their business. They  printed a large edition of the book and  sent a copy to the wealthy man, who  Immediately purchased the entire edition and the platc3 nnd made "words  that burn" of the "poems" by means of  a bonfire. He also sent to hia cruel  brother and induced him to accept a  THE BOERS' PHVSIQUE.  Not  Elegant or   Sclcutlflcallj-   Developed ���������  "Gel There" >liif<lliirn.  The Countess    de   Bremont   contributes an article    on phyaicul    culture  among the Boers.     The Boer, she says,  is a sturdy    son of    the   boil.      Ho is  brave and he is athletic, but he cures  not a jot for physical culturo in,    tha  accepted sense; still, he is an interesting study of x.hysical culture "au nu-  turel."     Of the scientific sido of it he  is supremely  ignorant.      The Boer ia  un udept at climbing.     lie is a skilled  rough  rider,     a luiin'oiou.,    shot, and  capable    of    astonishing  feats  tn   the  way of  lifting    heavy    weights.      tie  can ford   u heavy    stream of rushing  water wilh  un  euso burn  of constuul  practice und  endurunco.    in a    word  Lho Boer    is    a formidable    opponent   '  whoro the chances aro in fuvor of pure  grit and  natural  alhletic ability;  but  where tho science of physicul culture  is    demanded  he    would  fail  uttorly.  h'rosh air is an important essential tt������  the perfection  of   physical culture; of  this  the  Boer  has  a, sufficiency.      Aa  a set-off    fo    this,    ho inhabits closo,  stuffy  dwellings,   where windows aro  at  u premium,   and  thc  door  opening  on thc    family   stoop is    the principal  source of  veuciiution.      At night    ho  sleeps    with    every opening    securely  closed.      Then, again, ho is an inveterate smoker,  an  inordinate eater,  and  deeply,    hopelessly    lazy. Ue takes no  exercise but  what is absolutely necessary;  the  consetiuenco follows  that ho  is    rarely      an    example    of    perfect  physical condition,   being  KITH Kit TOO FAT Olt TOO LEAN. '  The Boor, however, has one gioat point  in hts favor���������he is stricLly Lemporate  iu the matter of drink, taking little  or no stimulants, drinking mainly  strong, pure coffee.     Brunkonuoss is  salary  to do nothing but throttle his I;L^Un'X Lbl ejMS,*Uon- uoL Lho ruI������'  '        > | among  thc  Boers,  verse fiend. .    "Nol l���������,,B.affo l    had an interesting  Tho wicked printer obtained capital   chat," continues    tho    wi Her "on tho  enough to go to Chicago'and carry on jsubjoot    of physical    culture    among  a   reputable printing    establishment, ! the Boers with one who has known tho  and the bad brother is earning more'iBoer under many aspects.     'The i-toers  nioney by keeping his-verse fiend silent than better . poets do by keeping  their muses constantly. at work.���������Woman's Home Companion.  A Hnwalfnn Temple of RelDge.  Kawaihae's one remaining point of  interest is the ruins, back on the hill,  of a temple of refuge built by ICaine-  hamehn the Great. It is the., very last  of the heiaua, where in the old days,  during strife, the peaceful sought and  obtained Immunity from harm���������for  Into these temples a man might not  pursue fin enemy. This ruin Indicates  a very substantial structure, In parallelogram form, about 220 feet long by  100 wide. Entrance is gained through  a narrow, passage between two high  wails, and the interior is laid off in  ter  stones'  and on the down hill side 20 feet high,  and both are 12 feet thick at base.���������  Caspar "Whitney in Harper's Weekly.  as a people,' he said, 'are totally  ignorant of the law of ��������� physical culture; in fact, they ignore it. They piide  themselves on thei r ridi ug and ctim b-  ing. Iii this way they aoquiro a prodigious amount of physical and mus-  lur training.'- Thia'lJeing of a spasmodic sort, results in no very great  perfection.'.'They- are certainly very  fine, fellows, and .often of groat  stature. They have enormous hands  and feet; the climbing of kopjes ia  certainly good for the development  of the limbs. Their free-and-e.iby  way of carrying a gun develops a certain rude skill, in the way of shooting.  1 remember one old B6er_who could  not shoot straight" "uta"' faFgeT" to  save his life, but put him on a horse  and let him have a race after game,  lie would bring down his deer at every  shot. Of course, his erratic style of  marksmanship came more    from long  pt-aces and paved with smooth,  flat. |.^loerr,. t,.lan . though.| any    sPeci'1'  mi ii        L.1H .   ox.    iu,  !     sicuir     ineir riding is   ikewiso devoid  See How Long  You Will Live.  There is a very simple rule for finding the average number of years which  persons of any age may expect to live.  If the-present, age be deducted from  80, two-thirds of the remainder is the  answer required. This result Is not  absolutely accurate, but It Is near  enough. For instance,, a man aged 20  might by this rule,.,expect to live 40  years longer, which Is just what the  latest actuarial tables give. At 40 the  expectation of life works out at nearly  27 years, while the tables give It as  more than 25 years. At GO the abovo  rule allows just over 13 years, and the  table shows a little less.  ally the laziest and most lacking in  muscular energy of all the different  sorts and conditions of me.u it has beta  my lot to meet. He'll not work, oven  for money. He lets the natives do tho  working, and, barring that, imposes it  upon his "Womenfolk." An acquaintance ;,with the scienco of physical  culture would certainly mako tho'  Boer more humane and teach him tho  true value of muscular power. As it  is now, the Boor understands only the  power of  brute force."  .ForcHtx of the North.  '���������  The forest area of-all the British po������-  sessious In America is estimated at  about 800,000,000 acres. The settler has  cut his way Into the fringe of the vast  woodland, but his depredations are  nothing ns compared with the terrific  scourge of fire which has rampaged  through it at different times.  Did you ever notice how the man  who Is too lazy to knock tlie ashes  from his cigar will have.to spend several moments later In brtishlug them  off his clothes?���������Cambridge Press.  Wo apprehend that black cats, take  them rough nnd running, have brought  more flosis than good luck.���������Detroit  Journal.  Be  Nntnrnl.  One of the surest ways to be awk-  .rurd "in company" Is to try to act differently ��������� from one's accustomed manner. If one's everyday manner is riot  good enough for company, then It  should be changed, btit the most delightful coiupauy manner Is the natural mauner when it is natural to be  charming. One of the charms'of an  agreeable manner is to seem to be unaffected, tinother is to listen appreciatively when others speak.���������The t.'en<  tlewonian.  The clock at the houses of. parliament Is tho largest In the world. Tho  dials are 32 feet In diameter. The pendulum is 15 feet long. The hour bell  is 8 feot high and i) feet In diameter  nnd weighs nearly 10 tons. The hanv,  met- nloua weigh,* more than 400  Douu.ls.  LONG  STEMMED FLOWERS.  The Iris  is  nothing  unless  the out  stems.are long;  then it is incomparable.  ��������� Dahlias bear the buds bending gracefully on curving stems, the full-blown  flowers and rich dark grepn leaves all  on ono long stem.   ,  Lilies, B/osos and Carnations are also long-stemmed .flowers that have  substance enough to fill a vase, each  one alone..': , Clear crystal .vases, tall  and simple in design, filled with clear  water, each with a queenly Rose, a.  stalk of stately ljilios or a limited  number of spicy Carnations form  a very pretty flower combination  which, (o the lover of the romantic,  will lead the mind to the senliraeht of  the people of Eastern countries who  make wator their omblem of purity.  When the long-stemmed' Rose has  sliatteretl, pull t he sweet petals apart  and sot t hem adrift, in ir shallow  basin of water. It is . beautiful to  see tlio conservation of perfect boauly  thero will be, in r-otdla that on tbo  calyx seemed faded and dull. Nearly  all Rose lmivos are colored gold at  their bases, and some blend from richest tints to a croamy-whtto, that no-  wliiire  else  is  setm.  Sena-tors Turner, of Washington,  and Carter, oi Montana, are the only  confirmed suuff-fakerH in tho United  Slates Senate. '      ���������  ���������  Brigadier-General.  Brabant,   who baa  been doing such brilliant work1 in the  Cape  Colony   at.   Dordrecht,   has   seen  forty-five years' military service, hav--  i iig en I.e. reed the 2nd Derby Mililia an  an   ensigvi   in   J,S">5.   He   prui-netioil   U>  ���������South  Africa,  the   fallowing- .vi-ar. ..'n-d  joined   the   Cape   Mounted   Rifles.    In  1S73  ho   retired   from   the   Rules,   r.tui  was elected member of i'.irli.iniMiil for  the Port of East t.ondon, and appointed   Field Commandant  of the Colonial  "forces   in   137S.   The.   gali.id'i:   Gi'ii-.nil  was  mado  a C.M.C.  in  1SSI).  <iod   has  been   a Volunteer    outhufliasl   iluni>.g  his career at  the Cape.  *.>* .'.-I. ^i.-.L s  THE MINING REVIEW-SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1900  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  A mill1 *lido 1 is cinled nu\ 100  feet ol thc TutciDiise w t.-on load  A Siherton runner i������ an\iou������. foi a  100 \ aid nci with J. S Gust\, tins  citj.  BlKOlH-,   . UTj*    In    l,,o! III.:     11)1,    tho  town v. 1, su irnix.d with drnminors the  pist w eclc  FOR^VL]. 1 countci seile mil s'M  mm mm both as ^ood is ntw , ippl\ it  Slocan Xl\ss htore, Sand jn  Jew j.h l- t 1 Ik Id tori 11 1 i ^;, tit i\  hall timjil tS'l It .., mi 1 lu dM-  not v tut o|ip<wi ion sp iiker*  The hospiti! uitientsal ,>uvnt nio  Mike Grni\, ilHiitiisi'oipl nm\   mil  Mr iMiint.in.;, unh 1 brum d k.  At thru Ii--,L mi ctmj; Mnin'a, even-  in,,' the <ilv 1 on ml i> lppnint, > ill  their old oilk'alf, Mr SUibb. Ik 1114  tiken on is chic1 ot poJie  Tho hicn.' n h \e tjot m tnen new  clothing, anil 11 tin tulorcui to in  extent m ti>e the m in our ho\ s should  gi\e a Oood io oimt ol lhoms'd\c3 it  Kaslo  It is well foi electors, on am oloct-  or.11 list, to n_ 11 nibcr that tlie> c 111  ha\e tiieir iidinos trinsforicu Innuin  one cotTJtunone \ 1,0 u.othei np tu the  7th of Tune  Rev A M Santord will preich the  annuil aernion to the mornhi is ol the  IOOF, who will ittcnd in 11 hmU  Sunela, evuiin<_. Mrs T A Wood will  sin>; a solo on that occasion  Mis -Tho" Tracv, Bjrnedile Out,  writes: "W.e have used Dr. Lows  P.eismt Woim S\ rnp mil lind it to he  belter thin am othei rcmeels II ir  easj to tike md ilw i>s elfectu il "  There aro i great many seits sold fot  the iierlonnjui-e ot   Bittet Alonorient  onTlinrs tt", nijiht, M ij 3rd, which is  sures a  crowded house     Several ol 0111  most talented bimlonitcs tike pirl  Instead ol lnullmg foi hi vised this  summer, as We reuorted a few VvceU-.  ago, Mr Jas Vail mce his porch i������ed  thc Lloyd icsidence, Cod\ a\c, whicii  ho will occupj upon the return ol his  wile Irom thc e ist  It is reported that ill tho dilleu not s  between W. II Bi iden, ol the .Uneri  can Boy, and the piopneteis ol tlie  Ajax and other claims un 111 th it lo' il  ltv, arc bciii.? uljustcd md thc Ions;  continued litigation is to be with  di iwn  Look ax Yo"uU'F\cr ���������And see il it is  reflecting health or disc I'-e Kirl'*.  Clovei Root 1 < v he mtili' s the 1 ice mil  complexion, and assures perfect health.  All druggists, 2">o.l unci��������� 50i>.. Monoy refunded if results tire not satisfactory.  Sohl at McQueen's Drug Store.  A gentleman at tho Halcyon .Springs  sent us:a list,of rates' by rail and boat  from various points to the springs, for  publication. As such publication  would be calculated to be a pufl'to tlie  business of the hotel it ought to bo  paid for, Papers cannot help out every  enterprise and live on the wind.  Although no trace of him has been  found, many hold the belief that the  remains of Kay, the tailor, are lying  in the hills somewhere around Three  ��������� PorVs. Hewas seen there last, audit  is thought he may have fallen while  wandering iu the hills, as'his dog bore  traces of haviiig crawled through burnt  , -timbers.  A lot of magazines and illustrated  papers at less than half cost at the Slocan News store, Sandon. Some of these  arc' a fewmonths old, but most of them  are .very interesting td young people  and many of them can be read with  much profit- oy -people of any age,  ." They are going very, cheap and in lots  to suit any purchaser.     ",������������������..'  'Five Things.���������-The five diseases ��������� for  which Shiloh's Consumption Cure is  especially'.recommended,- are coughs,  colds, whooping cough, croup and consumption. No medicine ever made by  man is equal to it iu any respect. Sold  under a positive guarantee. Money  back if it. fails. 25c., 50c. and SI.00 a  bottle. Sold by McQueen's the Drug-  , gist. '.     ���������  Mr. (Sable received intelligence, some  days ago, of the very sad late of his  sister, Mrs. Steinacker, in Iowa. She  was building a coal lire, using coal oil,  when from iivo coals at the bottom of  thc stove gas formed causing an explosion. The unfortunate woman was'  enveloped in flames which, of course,  had a fatal ending. Interment took  place at the family home near Waterloo, Ont.  Are You Markieo���������To'the old-time  belief that consumption is incurable?  If so, you are wedded to a mistaken  notion. Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure has overcome many a serious  case, and it never fails when'taken in  the early stages. One bottle will prove  more to you than a whole column of  argument. Try it. Every bottle guaranteed. 25 cts, 5o cts. and S1.00, Sold  by McQueen the Druggist.  J. R. Cameron has shaken the dust  of Phoenix off his feet and decided lo  settle down in business in Sandon  again, and for keeps. _ He is opening  his tailoring business in his own building, opposite the old Thistle hotel. He  says Phoenix is now as flat- as a pancake owing to a combination of circumstances, though he believes, it will  yet'be a good point. Mr.Cameron has  a large circle of acquaintances and  should step into a fair business from  the start.  Alrcadj T R Cam en n is up to his  (needles) c\es in w01k T 1"! was always a boomer  Por. all kinds of coughs and coId������,  In inehitis, etoup, asthma and whoop  ing cough there is no romedy equal in  curative properties to Dr. Wood's Nor  way Pine.Syrup  JMissrs Johnson md Tihcy, electiic  un mil plumbci nspi emelj , went  lislnng last week and did the e;reitist  work of the season, on tho Kootcnas  n\er 1bo\ taught wmc 23, weighing  from 0 to S lbs each  Chief Stubbs had a livelv tussle with  a wel) ..loaded railway,.- man Tliursdm  (lining Hi. uiceeeded in eaeing his  man, hrwe \er md got >1() nevt morn  ing.isii guarantee the man would  Hhow up wlu it lcqnmd  It Win Do Yin Goon- V. blood pm  lfier and tissue builder is Karl's Clovei  Root Tea. Sold for half a. century oil  ouiguirmtee Money rfhindedil 10  suit! aie not 6itsUcto., Price 2"ic  md 50c bold it McQueen's Drug  Store.  Mr T 3 Lmchum, who spent the  winiei in Liigland, was in the city this  week He repeats what his already  been sutl 111 these columns, that on ic-  count'of.. our 'labor'' troubles '.here the  pist \cai En_;li������,h e ipital, tint othei-  wise would como bere, will bedivcrle 1  tor3outh Afriei is soon us the wai is  o\n IIid things run along heie  smootlilj thc 11 j\\ O' monr\ this w i\  ould have mereased , but knocked in  tlio head, as the,tide lias been, it will  now go the other way  -ms-'  PETERL3QROUQH, ONTrlRIO,  CANADA.  , I'&'feisfiSl'lJ-.  fit Sanrioc, Rossland, Felson, Kaslo Pilot Bay and Three  Sandon. Slocan CUy.  Forks.  I'-OH OVKlt Fli'TiA'JiAUS.  Mrs. Winslow's Sootliliig. Syi-tip lias been  usual)}- millions ol'inollmrs for tlieh- clitldrun  while teething. H'- disttirbud nt night anil:  broken of y.ourre.stbj- a side ehlHI, sntleriiit,  .unduvylng Willi pain of eautng leelh. Send  at once and gut a buttle of "JUrs.'���������W'iiiKlo.w'., ���������  Soothing Syrup" for clilldreu teething. It  will relieve the poor little' suiterer itnmettiat-  ly. ljepend upon it, inotliei'.<, there is lio  mistake ubout, it. It cures diitrrh.eea, regulates  the tstoimiclr ttnd bowels, eutes'Wind Colic,  soltensthegunis.aud reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone aiid energy to the system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Sootliliig Syrup" for children  teething Is 'pleasant lo tlie taste antx is the  prescription ot one of the oldest and best  .femalephysicians and nurses in the United  States. I'riee .twenty-live cents a Lottie.  Sold by all druggists tlirougliout'the World.  Besufeaud nsk lor ."Mrs. Winslow's Soothing  Syrup:"  "n"'ub'|-iil. Ut.Cil.-^5niKiiii'i,������i!llfuniisliucl,'  SU-aill'lic.ilcil  ck-ctric li^Ius. I,L,t ,111,1 cl'l \i-iul-i-.      ���������'  liOTl.L GOoi,lliN-l.lOO!I.--=5 rooms best ftirnislicd hold  in thu !C,ifjti:ii;iy.j, ^ty;^ll ho.'itcl, uleclric Mollis, will remodel to  .suit lell.tut.    ���������   '��������� ' - , ,   '���������  I'lOODl-tN'OlIf-.ll STORI-:.���������^ n 70, with c.tll.-ir same size,  ste;i:i, hfir-.tcl. eluclric lights. ��������� .  SAN ..ON STl-AM   I.A'l'XDR'v.���������In' oist-cla-js  riimiini;  or-.lor.    U.T.; l'elton wheel for power, .-iinl.c.-in i,e run at motler-  ate expense. -'Kent cheni>.   '.',.: -,'.,-,  .  STOKKS \ND OKI'ICES.���������In the hank tnuidinr,, water,  steam lieat aiulelecirie'li^lit,'   '  ���������    ONI. STOkli.���������lit the Vtr;Hnia' block, lariju plate r^lass  from, ineltKline; water ami Meam heat. .'    . ,      ,   ,'���������  DPl-lCliS.���������In Virginia block. $15 per inomh, including  water, steam heat ami electric lights. ... .      .    '  -ONE STA1U.I3.���������For 1= horses,= story.   Cheap.  iTHIi QUIiEN l-OOCINO .HOU.SU.-3 small stores, mill  Hviii^, rooms 011 secoiiit story.   Cheapo  ��������� SI'-VKN PlRST-CI.AsS I.IVINO UOOMS.���������Sccoiul  story, opposite Clifton house, electric lights.   ���������  TWO' STOIlV."lie'I I.D1NC.1���������Xitxt tloor to aliovc, s small  stores ami livinii rooms on seconil lloor. ' .  .'lnitST-CI.ASS I'l.U.MllING S1IO.I'.���������Incfuilinir 5^,500  stock of tools and fiiiiiiijs, ami f,ood-wiIl of the Waterworks eo.  nud business.' ���������  F!K..M'RC)OF Cl-.I-I.AR.���������Opposite Kootenay hotel.''  '   l-'lUST-Cl-ASS TWO STOIiV HAKN���������30 x Eo..  ONF COTTAOF 4 rooms, .next  door west "of coiiiique,  5io per month.    - ��������� -,  Several   other  cottaj.es  and   buildintrs   furnished and un-  uruished, to rent, or sell, or will build to suit tenants..,   ,   ���������  Apply-to I. M. HARRIS. Virginia block Sandon, li.C.  THE HOTEL  .Nilvusp  ���������Renovntcd in all lppoinlments  A good t i')le Jilw x\s  Choicest liquors and cigius in the b.vr  Mr, Snowman, Piopneliess  M'' Haili and li itklion,  Cinw's Nest Coil,  B-ir and Hi. 11 Tron,  Itssip iS. Omton bict_l loi IInnd and  \1 it hine Drills,  -PowiU 1   Caps, Tuse,  lion Pipe im' Fittings,  Oils, W >istc, Ktc ,  Mine 01 jSCill bupplies of ill kinds.  Agents lru t\ Automatic Olo Cars.  JIc \d Olhcc���������Nelson P������ C.  Stoies at  Nelson, BC    Kaslo,B0     Sxnuon.BC  ' ^*iJr^cv?������iS-  V-ll,     ^V"������.,x   J- ���������^.-^ .    J      -i?  '"^?>&- Wl'.wijar   .  CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENTS  '..������������������-....������������������'   "SOl'lCE.  Mowieli "Mineral Olnini. situate'lti the Sloean  -������������������-'   .Mining division of   West   Kootenay district.    Where  located:   <5n  the   Jlowich  slide, Cm penter creek,  Tarcc notice that we,.Tames Tt. Jtoran, Free  Miner's Certificate No. lUflOl. Charles W.  Greenlee, Free Jliner's Certificate._\*o. 13072,  and John <V. Finch, Free Minor's, ('eiflt)cate  No. 2170! A, intend, sixty days Irom the date  hereof, to.npply to the .Mining Recorder lor a  Certificate of Improvements, lor the purpose  ot obtaining a Crown Grant o! the above  claim.        '.-''���������'  And further take notice that, action, under  Section''!!", must bo commenced before the  issuance of such Cerliflcateof Improvements.  Dated thisS'Jlh day of March. MIK).  P  m  ha  ^i^ii^^is  1.1 ARMSTRONG & GO.  Has opened up a Merchant Tailoring Establishment,;  "opposite the Sandon hotel.   'Having a thorough knojv  ledge of tailoring in-all itsbranches,^ will guarantee,  everybody a perfect lit and good workmanship.  Ladies tailoring a specialty.  |V. powerful lung healing remedy that  cures the \vorst kinds of coughs and colda  of young or old moro promptly and effect-  'ially than any other medicine.    Price 25a  , xN'OTICK.  Heliance, r entlo Annie. Bessie, Anchor, Century K ��������� ction and JCIiijfhar Fraction Mineral C'l. .mssiuiati; in the Slocan Tilinlns..  dlvlsio,-     of   We������t,   ICoolenaj' i   district.  AVIi'-'t-e.located:   About   three-quarU'rs of  a mile.��������� north, of Hear I.aUo.  ' Take notice that.l.W.W.Drewry. FreeMiner's  Certilieate No. 1313SUS, intend,sixty days trom  tho  date  hureor,  16   apply   t"   the   Vilnius  Recorder lor.Certificates of Improvements,  lor the purposeof obtaining a Crown  Grant  of each ol'the above claims.   ���������  And furl her take notice that action, under  Section l>7, must be commenced beiore tlie  issuance ot such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this I lth day of Jan nary. '11)1)0.  AV.S. DllKWIlY.  PRICES TO  SUIT THE TIMES.  '  E. ff. CflriERQN,' A'aent-  for Sandon,  New  Denver,   Silverton  The Great Evqluh Remedy.  ,   Sold and recoinn ended hy oil  druggists in Canaan.  Only reliable medicin<. diseoverea.   Six  r^-Vlsr*rSj:^o*i-"x5act������(7e.s guaranteed to cvre  a'.l  torms of Sexual Weakness, nil effects ol abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, E.-.cessive u?.' "I To-  bncco. Opium or Stimulanta. Mailed r?n receipt  of price, one package ?1, six, $5    Cm,-. -������������������.���������'.' please,  sixwillcure.   Pamphlets free to auv .''.dress.  Tlio Wood CompanyvU'i'.     or, Ont.  .   Sold in Sandon by F. ,1. 'Donaldson,  nnd tho McO.neen Co., Drugg''.its.  , NO'rr.e!���������:.-'  ���������Esto'.la,  Betsy  Ttoss, Lost  Tiger  and  Link  Fraction  Mineral Claims, situate in the  Slocan Mining division ot West. Kootenay  district.     . Whero   located :      On   Silver  mountain. , "  ' Take notice that T. W. S- Drewry, acting as  agent lor Herman ulever. Free Miner's Certi-  lica|.e No; li I3S70, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply fo the Mining T-U'eorder  ior��������� Qeriliieates  of' [ip.provoine'nls     tor  the  purp'iseol obtaining a Crown Grant eil eacli  ol the above claims."  And further lake notice that action, uuder  Section ;j7, must he commenced  beiore  tho  Issuance  of .such   Certiiicales   of Tinprove-  inents.        ���������    '        '  Dated this Otlt day ofMarch, 1IID0. .-���������  '  W.S. -DRBWIIY.  TE  . A fine, pure, dainty, tasting Ceylon production put up in a neat otic-half and  one pound full weight packages! Having secured the agency of this favorite  biand of Tea, we are prepared to recommend it to all, feeling assured that  one trial, will establish its superiority over all other .package Tea for its  delightful flavor and reasonable price.-  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries on hand.  WOiPN COOK  Competent in all branches, wants a position  In a hotel, boarding house or mine. I'he best  of l-elerence.s given.   Apply  MRS. A, REVIEW OFF1CK. '  NOT1CK.  Notice is hereby given that thoMnp or I'lan  and iloolc or Reference of the extension of  thu Kaslo & Slocan Hallway from Sandon,  have been deposited in the Department ot  Lands and Works at Vlctorln, and In the  Latin Registry Oflice at Victoria, as provided  by the British Columbia Hallway Act. ,  .1. H. GRAY, Chief Engineer.  W.W. WARNER, M.E.  M.lt.m'j COilTKflCTOK.  PROPERTIES HANDLED 0\r COMMISSION  Mines and Mineral Clai-ns examined and  leports made.  Interests taken in part pay ment. or ser vices  rendered.  Contracts taken for opening uo lost or |  invisible ledges. .,  Twenty years' experience.  , SxVNDON, B.C.  JOINTS SWOLLEN.  My little boy 8 years old, had a bad  attack of rheumatism. His joints  were swollen, and he couldn't sleep  with the pain. _ One box of Milburn's  Rheumatic Fills completely' e:ured  him.   F. Bissonette, Port Hope, Ont.  '     NOTICE.  Hoodo-Mineral Claim, situate in the Slocan  Mining division of, West  Kootenay dis-  trici.    Where located :   On south fork of  Carpenter creek.  Take Notice that I, TL II.  Alexander,  for  myself and as agent lor F. M'. Oodsal, F.M. L-  No.-n-i:V7ri  A,  Free Miner's Certificate No.   U  li'Wl-l, intend, sixty days from the date hi.re.nr,  to appl., to the Gold f.'oniinissioiier for a I'er-  llflcato of l.mproveni(-nts,  toe the purpose; of  obtain Ing a. Crown (Irani, o| the alinvi;, claim..  And further lake ne>th'e that, action, under  Section :S7.   must  be commenced  before tlie  Issuance of such Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated llilsflitli day of .March, lilijt).,  NOTICE,  Broken I/.nit, Fidelity Fractional and Cracker  .lack Mineral Claims, situate In fho.Slo-  can Mining division of West. ICootenay  district. Where located: About one and  one-half miles south ol New Denver, adjoining Fidelity. , .  Take uolico that. I, W. S. Drewry. acting as  agent for tlie liosun 31.1 lies, Ltd., FraeMiner's  Ctrlificaie No. I!t>5ii3, tntenil, sixty days froin  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Ke-  corder lor such Certificate or Improvements,  fe>r lhe purpose of obtaining ������ Crown (irant.  of each of the above claims,  'And further tako notice that action,' under  Section-1*7,  must he commenced "-heron,  the  issuance of such Ci.rti Untiles of Improvement:.  Dated this I2ih day of April, A. I). I'.KKl.    '  W.S. DREWF.lfY.  SANDON  KASLO.  . AINSWOllTII.  If you want a neat, clean job of printing, give us an idea of  what you want���������in plain or fancy designs and the quality of  paper���������^and we will then finish you up a unique job, at  reasonable prices.    We give special attention all orders.  district.   Where locate 1:   On  the div.oe,  ,   near the Head and Tendetfoot.  Tako notice that I. W.SDrewrj',������^^^  cate No. 13iofi. >v._i_i. i|n "'. n-nvrel Fr^e  Certificate No. 13^7, and .LD.I'airel ire  ���������Miner's Certificate No. 2sb.W, lnicno, .-i-v.  diyaCln.,���������0thoda.,e hereof.^'���������^^l  Mlnln,. Recorder 'o'''CeftSXa5rowii  ments, for the purpose ot obtaining a orowu  Grant ol the above clam. ������������������r,m,   ,,mier  ���������   And rurther take notice that act Ion. ������n������e������  Section S7    must be commenc'd  helore tne  f^uance'oi sue". Certilieate oi Improvamonts.  Dated this lllth day oi April, A. D., woo.  W. S. DREWRY.  :'���������$.  I  [  ?1  r  s  1  I  *  * >  *.  -  1*  i  f'  >i  ll  J  1  J  1  1  \A  ���������"*  ������������������I  ���������*1  5 J  ���������  f  ** I  '������!  *' i  ���������>'  I  '���������.  |  c  1  ���������,  , j  .  .  .  *  <-?  i\  - 1  i  d  ���������  i :  Is  i  .1  n  'i  cMILLAN SFUR & WOOL CO.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 Fust Ave. North, MihhewolIs, Rmk.  nrwm. for O"'- Circular and Bee th������ Price. We P������y."ga  i  I  ��������� ,"r      '���������.���������.-     - . ������.l       '���������  ,   ,1   - I      -  ,r   ������t <���������- - '   -A   ". "���������  I       f - ������������������;/--'       - i ,1 ��������� ���������'-. .   I   ���������  -    1,1        -r. ��������� Tfc,     i , .i.   ���������   V,,,p   r   ^[.    ,/,-,   J, . J������    i|      . .* , ,.^.   ...

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