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Array L'J...r������f frffc. " T.fZr*.���������.^.^w--<i^~^-wt>^.t-j.^���������fM.MJ.--ir.iffii^._.y  /!  A ���������  1   ,      \ y  v  ^y \y  ���������j..-  y  ;)'  i*  VOL 3.      NO. 9.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  I  Business Begins to Brighten in the  Lakeport Town.  It is now evident there arc. better  days in store for this beautifully situated town at the foot of the lake, nestling snugly within gradually retreating  mountains en three sides, and the outlet of Slocan Lake running through it  lending picturcpqueness intensified to  the scenery. In a word it is one of the  most beautiful townsiles iii the whole  country, and large enough for-a place  of 100,000 people. The native evergreens of the flat afford ample opportunity to make residential plots as  beautiful as one can desire there nt  very little cost. The strcnmi from the  hills offer plenty of opportunity for a  ���������water system for all purposes at a very  moderate cost.  Another advantage lho place possesses is the amount of ar.iblc hind in the  suburbs nnd nil the wny down the river j  valley with lho railway convenient; (or  any,point. There is ample, opporlun-  ity'here for the production at small  cost of n hirer* amount of market gnr-  ' den ."-tuff, the maintenance of Inrgo  dairies -'rid the growth of much hay  and grain besides, to s-iv nothing of  fruits of all kinds indigenous to the  countrr. In all these respects Slocan  City ismosl favorably situated.  Though a spurt wn������, made in mining  operations in the vicinity in the earlier  days, it was dropped a couple of years'  ago, nnd the place took a relapse that  brought, unrest to the business people  and citizens in general. Now again,  however, the wealth of the surroundings is being guagcrl by the shrewdest  capitalists and mining men, and ns it  is more than standing the moil careful  tests, cm pi tn 1 is cooiing in rapidly.  The surrounding rock is for the most,  part granite, giving width and, according to the best information, depth to  tlie mineral chutes.'  All told it is believed that half n  million of oi^side capital hns como in  in the past few months,, nnd where investments have been made work is  being actively prosecuted. About 75  men are regularly employed on tho  properties, bought or bonded, and  eon-ic 50 more are working on properties and prospects of their own. Among  the investments and working enterprises are the following :  The Skylark and Ranger have been  bought bv Percy Dickenson, of New  York, nt .930,000, and have now 14 men  working.  The Chapleau hns been bonded nt  $35,000 by J. M. Williams. There are  14 Mien working, and there is enough  ore in sight to pay for the property.  The Arlington is working 15 men  under the new directorate of Victoria  and .Nelson men.  The Black Prince, owned by local  parties, is working 10,men and has the  best showing of any property in tho  camp.  The Tamnrac is bonded by Eastern  men nnd hns 8 men working.  The Bank of England and the Two  Friends owned by local parties have 5  men at work.  The Evening Star, owned by Hugh  Sulnerlrtnd & Co., has 14 men working  and who, have lots of ore blocked out.  'The Calumet and Hecla have 4 men  working, aiu*l are likely to be bonded  in a few days.  ��������� The Kilo, owned by AfcNaughton, of  Silverton, is likely to be bonded in a  few days. If has a lurge body of free  milling ore.  The Exchange is crown granted and  owned by the Tuppers yndioate. They  lire starting up again.'  The Blendfield claim, owned by Mr.  Balko, will soon be on the, list of ship-  ���������jvpera., ..- - /  ' Tho Gameronian- has one of the  largest ore bodies in the country and  is only waiting for capital to take hold  of it! . Nearly all of these properties  have either shipped or have ore ready  for packers.  Rented to have altitudes respectively of  25,200 nnd nearly 24,000 feet, mid even  quite recently to approximate these  heights, have left the question nn open  one. The present observations reduce  these elevations to 21,710 feet (for the  highest peak of the Sorato or Illumpu)  and 21,015 feet, a result strikingly in  nccord with that obtained by Mieliin���������  21,470 nnd 21,224 feet���������and about  equally correspondent with that derived by the English geologist Penf.-  lnnd from his revised triangulation  conducted in 1S39, which gave 2J.2SG  feet for the Sornta and 21,145 feet for  Illimnni. The absolute altitude of  Aconcagua is, perhaps, still in doubt,  but the measurements of .Fitzgerald  and Zurbriggon, made during" their  late successful nnd unsuccessful attempts to attain the summit", would  seem to give the mountain a height  fully equal to that which had been ns-  sumerl or it by Fitzroy and Darwin,  28,200 feet, nnd about a thousand IVet  more than was claim eel by the Spanish  engineer Pissis (22.452 feel.). The Sor-  nlannd Illimnni now not impossibly  also yield second plnce, as a number of  summits, boll) in northern Chili and  in Bolivia, arc close competitors, and  have nt least the advantage of being  reputed to be more lofty.  Enrolls More Members at the Meeting in Sandon This Week.  I01R fflfflll.  The Minnesota Silver Co. to the  With Extensive Improvements,  Fore  As   a   result   of   the   recent   visit  of    tho    Messrs.       Yawkey   to   this  city,   the    Minnesota   Silver   Company  hnvo decided to go on  with tho  construction of their proposed 100-ton  concentrator nt  once.   The   course of  the tram from the Ivanhoe mine to the  proposed site  for the concentrator,  at  the west end of the town, has been surveyed for some time. 'The mill will be;  situated where it will have,  an   ample  supply of water Tor hau-Iliug the ores,  not only of the  Minnesota Silver Co.'s  propertv,   but also those of   (he Sunshine group, lower clown the valley, to  which   a tram   will be built   Irom' tin*,  concentrator later on.    Mr. Bartlcti, a  capable' and   experienced   millwright  from Montana, is  now in  the city   to  superintend construction  on the most  approved plans.    The best  machinery  money can buy from the most  noted  factories will be put in the mill.  The Minnrgotn Company have now  commenced a 1100-toot cross-cut below  No. 4, their present lowest tunnel and  main entrance to the workings, that  will give them 250 feet more vertical  depth. Thoy are also fitting in a live-  drill air compressor to drive the tunnel  and prosecute lurcher work. The  Me5sis. Yawkey, who went to Spokano  some days ago, are returned Thursday  and may remain until [the workings at botii the tunnel and the concentrator aro put under way.  Some five or six more mine owners  joined the Mine Owners' Association  at the meeting this week, so it means  that the mines will be almost a unit in  whatever stand is taken on (ho labor  question.  Wo have no authority for .saying so,  but still believe our surmise from the  first is correct���������that the government  will be induced to suspend the penal  ���������'���������Jnuses of the net, nnd thnt the mines  will start within a few weeks ns they  were before���������on eight, nine- or ton  hours as may be agreed on. The. owners do not object to an"eight-hour law  or eight hours ns the basis of payment,  but they do to tho pcnnl cLuim's that  tie up the liberty of the subject. We  should not be surprised i1 in the meantime, the government and the mine  owners jointly submitted these clauses  to tho Privy Council ;n England ior  their opinion as to the validity of the  law. t The mines, under suspension of  the penalties, could be operated all tho  same while the matter wns being e.on-  (Sivered in England.  It is whispered in some quartern that  more   than   the   rilooau   owners   will  shortly   be in the  association���������ils in  ilnencu will be provincial in extent.  There nie other matters under the  consideration ot the union, but at the  last meeting tho lead eiuestion took up  most of the time���������tho consideration of  how lend and lead ores may best reach  American anil other markets with the  least restriction.  races began  about 3:30 and   with the  following results:  Boys' race under 8���������1st, Allie Mc-  Arthur; 2nd, John McDonald.  Boys under 10���������1st, Clarence Smith ;  2nd, Angus McDonald.  Boys' under 12���������1st, Frank McKinnon ; 2nd, Max Drover.  Boys over 12���������1st, Walter Cliffe ; 2nd  Ernest Crawford.  Girls under S���������Christina McDonald;  2nd, .Maria' Brocbin.  Girls under 10-���������1st, Sylvia Warner;  2nd, Margie Hays.  Girls under 12���������1st, Tresaie Lafavor;  2nd, Silvia Warner.  Boys'three-legged raco -1st, Walter  Clill'e nnd Fimdk: MoK.innon ; 2nd, Joe  Dillie and Earnest Crawlord.  Ladies' race���������1st, Mrs. Fisher; ,r2nd,  Mrs. Stein.  Men's race���������1st, S. McDonald ; 2nd,  J. Manning. ���������  Boys' long jump, under 10���������1st, .Max  Dreyer; 2nd, Neil Melntyre.  Buys' long jump, over 10���������1st, Frank  MuKmnon ; 2nd, Walter Cliile.  Best kick at footb'al���������1-st, E. Crawford ; 2nd, Walter CIitie.  Other contests hud been arranged for  tlie girls, but tiie young ladies were  not inclined t������i compete. The picnic  broke up about G o'clock. Thero were  cash prizes to the amount ol i?S.50, besides a number ol articles contributed  by Iricuds in town.  The managing committee, in behalf  of tlie school children, wish to thank  the ladies and gentlemen who so generously assisted in various ways to  make their picnic a success.  The   Evening Star,  hns closed down.  nt  Slocan City,  for  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Rev. Roberts, of New Denver, was in  the city Wednesday.  Mrs, Droj er and sons went eaBt for a  holiday the other d.iy.  Mr. Sudiow is taking a short holidav  at Halcyon Hot Springs.  Arthur Hill is in town again niter a  long sojourn around iSpotcnno.  Miss Delmage, of Nelson, is visiting  her cousin Mis. (Aid.) Crawlord.  J. J. jMcLachlan, manager of the  Whitewater Deep, was in the city this  week.  McGuigan Notes.  McGuignn. Aug. 4���������A party of union  men from Sandon went up to the Antoine mine yesterday and compelled  the men working there to stop work.  The Antoine mine was working the  men eight nours in the mi'io and two  outride, which was objected to by tiie  union.  J. O. Ryan arrived hero Inst Wednesday Irom the Ki&t and went up io tne  Tom Mooiv mineral claim, which is  sdiu to be looking very well mil has  some ore ready lor shipment.  A cabin will be built on the Lone  Jack, and work will be proceeded with  this month.  Two men are now working at the  Red Fox mine. Some high-grade ore  will probably be shipped soon Irom  this mine.  Experts have been in  the city  some days looking over the Star.  Deals are on for the Marion anel  Mountain Chief properties, near New  Denver.  We understand there arc but two  men igetting ?3 50 a day for underground work at the Ajax Fraction.  Manager Sandiford. of the Bosun, refused to sign a paper guaranteeing  S3 50 a day to the miners, and a shut  up, sive two non-union men on contract, is the result.  Mr. G. XV. Hughes banded a  group of claim*, the other day on  Paddy's Peak, close to the Jackson  basin, and about five miles from this  city. A payment of $5,000 was made,  hut. the full amount of the bond is not  made public.  The compressor plant of the llam-  hlcr-C.-iriboo is now in running order.  Last month three enr loads of ore were  shipped to the smelter, which will  average about S2.S00 to the ear. It is  supposed that dividends will bo paiel  by October 1st.  It is not n fact, ns stated by the  guichitc last week, thnt the Selkirk  company are going on with operations.  They want to raise "M,000 by the sale  of stock, or otherwise, to extend a tunnel to tap the lend. When they get  this money they will go on.  Messrs. J. D. and G. Kendall are registered at the Arlington hotel. They  arrived here last Friday and have been  out to look at the Kilo claim on the  first north fork of Lesion creek, for the  London & B. C. Goldliolds Co. The  Kilo's ledge is somewhat similar to the  Chapleau and runs in tbe neighborhood of $100 to the ton. It was on the  strength ol Mr. Kendall's report that  his company took over tbe Enterprise  mine on Ten-Mile, and his presence  hero now shows that, ihey intend to  interest themselves more in this Drom-  ising division of the Slocan. " -  Gussts at the Rsco.  went to New Denver  short visit with Mrs.  Mrs. Cjvanagh  Wednesday for a  White.  Mr. and Mrs. Cole left lliis week for  a throe months' visit among eastern  mends.  The Oro Mining & Milling Co.  The Oro Mining & Milling Company,  who played out. all the stringers en tlie  Golden Wedge in  a vain search  for n  mine, and built a first-clnss stamp mill  on  tlie property before it wns proved,  subsequently   throwing up their bonel.  own  several claims hear Oro   nnd are  now at work on the   St. Louis, which  gives promise of turning but well and  giving back some of the ������95,000 spent  by the company.   The reverses of the  Oro people  gave a   set back   to   the  mines in   the vicinity of the Golden  Wedge.   However,   it was a-case of  ���������mismanagement from start  to  finish.  Tke affairs   of  the company   are   in  other hands, now  and an effort will be  made to see that the money   of  the  company is spent where it will do tlie  most good.  Miss Skinner returned to New l>en-  ver on Tuesday alter a few days' visit  in the city.  Mrs. Yates left for Silverton on Wednesday, where Mr. Yates has been  working, to take up their residence  there.  . G. O. Bucliannan   was at the mine]  owners meeting here on Tuesday.   Police Magistrate Carney was also in lhe  city that day.  F. L. Chriatie, barrister, was married  iorsure this time. The biide is a Miss  ���������Halt, late oi Frederickton, N. B., Mr.  Christie's former home.   ; '.  Mrs. Gooderham, widow of tbe big  Toronto distiller, some years deceased,  has bee*i at the lleoo the past week,  with her daughter, Mrs. Ferrier, of  Jiossland.  W.S. Drewry,   H. u. Twigg,   A.H.  Dawson, G li Ayinnt, Alex Sproat, New  Denver; K J Ross, XV A Melntyre nnd  wife, Alfred Ii Brown,  Geo Alexander,  H W Foster,   G O   Buolian-ui,   XV  H  Adams, Kaslo; C D Blackwood, A Fer-  land,   II L Turner,   F J Duncan,   Ii J  Campbell,   G XV Jackson,   J lioderick  Kobertson,- Nelson ;   E L Patenon, E  Iiunimelmeyr, Silverton;   J Mcgregor,  Mrs W li Ferrier,   J II In kster,   Rossland; Al Ii A liathbone, Whitewater; D  G McLachian, J C Ryan,   Whitewater  Deep;   Jas Cr>.uiu, Aloyie;   Peter Aie-  Kigh, Lardo ;   li A Small,   Wm J Me-  Master, G H .Ramsey, Vancouver; E Ji  Whitehead, T G Brown, Winnipeg ; J  E McPheroow, Kingston ; A G Douout,  Montieal;   Airs  Jas  Gooderham,  Toronto; G F Bartlett, Butte, Alont; Fran't  Kelly, Spokane ;   W C Yawkey,   W II  Yawkey,- Detroit; C Becker, fcjiui Francisco.  P. E. Seelye returned a few days ngo  from the AU-.xanelra-Delley mine which  is situated   on the 2nd   north   fork  uf  LctKon creek.   This property  is being  worked  in n very oarclul way, and the  management   has every hope   that it  will soon prove to be a rich mine.   A  car track and car have recently  been  installed iu the lower tunnel which is  in 230 feet.   Five men ure at work and  are exposing some very rich ore.   The  last assays went as high as -J378.   Tho  vein of this rich ore is IS inches wide,  it can be traced for 900 feet on the surface  and gives every promise of being  continuous.   Sixty feet mote  drifting  on the present tunnel should locate the  main  orecluito at a depth of 250 feet.  No eil'ort is being  made now to  turn  out ore but a larger staff of men will  be put on shortly and within a month  the mine should   become   a shipper.  Tbe --ilexandra-Deeley is situated ,tnrec  miles from the Golden Wedge, where  there is   a   ten-stamp mill,   and   Air.  Seelye expects to take his ore  to  mill for treatment.  this  Three Forts Ore Shipments.  Air. Wil.iams, brother of the man  who was killed in tho Sovereign tunnel,  is likely to remain in the city and finish the Sovereign contract. He is also  taking out administration papers.  Pert Sayings.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped Irom this station for the week  ending August 4-:  Mine.                                       Tons.  Queen Bess................ Ill  Total..... ............Ill  South America's Lofty Peaks,  TO-NIGHT.  The result of the hypsometric meas-  ftments recently made,  by Sir William  Martin Conway, of the High'Andes-tit'  Bolivia seem "to determine definitely  'thatAconcagun,   in. Argentina, is the  loftiest summit of the American Cordilleras, and, accordingly,  the culminating  point of  the   Western Hemisphere,   says   The Nation.     Although  this   was  the   general assumption of  geographers,   the rival. claims of the  Nevado lit* Sorata and Iliimani, which  Kin the older geographies   were rcpre-  To-night   (Saturday)    and   Monday  evenings, August 5th and 7th at Spencer's Opera house, a line entertainment  for Sandon, given,by   Prof. Paul Bou-  lon's musicians anel  comedians.   This  entertainment has a Pacific reputation  as a first-class   musical   and   comedy  entertainment.      All   our   exchanges  speak highly  of these artists.   Prices  50c.    Children   25c.    Preserved   seats  72c. .������������������'-,  PUBLIC SCHOOL PICNIC:  A Pleasant Outing on the Cody Grounds  Wednesday Afternoon.  i SCIATICA   ;  is one of tlie most painful and torturing  diseases. No one need endure torments  any longer. Milburn's Rheumatic  Pills have cured some of the worst  cases, and never fail to give prompt  relief, from the pain. 50c. a box, all  druggists.    _ ���������  The picnic at Cody on Wednesday  afternoon was very successful in every  way. All the children seemed to wnjoy  themselves thoroughly, and tl-ie older  folks enjoyed the day as much as the  children. The weather was all that  could be desired. Thero was an abundant supply of eatables and of milk, tea  and lemonade, to which people helped  themselves as they feit inclined. The  picnicers, of all ages, took part in the  games or enjoyed themselves at the  swings or resting in the grove. iSoine  of the ladies seemed to be able to kick  the foot ball as well as the boys.   The  George Selwyn had n strange passion  for seeing'dead bodies, especially those  of bis friends. He 'would go any distance to gratify this pursuit. ' Lord  ���������Holland' was laid up very.ill at Holland house shortly before his death.  George Selwyn sent to ask how he was,  nnd whether he would like to see him.  "Oh, by all moans!" Lord .Holland  answered.- "If I'm alive tomorrow 1  shall be delighted to see George, and I  know that if I am dead he will be delighted to see mo."  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from.this station for the week  ending August 4 :  Aliuc.                                          Tons.  Jackson.......  41  Total...  41  McGuigan Ore Shipments.  Horace Grcely was once discussing  in a general company the faults and  needs of his own nation. "What this  country needs," s:.id'he, in his piping  voice and Yankee accent, "is a real  good licking!" An Englishman present promptly said with unmistakable  English accent: "Quite right, Mr.  Greeley, quite right. The country  needs "a 'licking.' " But Air. Greeley,  without glancing in the Englishman's  direction or iOjining to pay any attention to the interruption, went on in the  same squeaky tone : "But the trouble  is there's no nation that can give it to  us."  The following is a statement of oro  shipped from this station for the month  of July :  Aline.. Tons.  Rambler....... '..'..-  4Sj  Antoine.  20  Total.  OS]  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativcBromoQuinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.. 25 cents.  I  r.  J'  U  li  II"  -    p  't|  t  i    (  M  A\  e'l  '"���������j.  i.l  t 1  * 1  "      I  t 1  1 . i  ,     ��������� i  . ~ j  ' <   \  ���������   ��������� " j  ,i 1  it  - -; t.  11  ,rl  ri  'im  1 1.  A  M  ��������� ������������������ ���������     ��������� ** .'��������� -J . r*.   > -', I  ������t*iH?a ���������r-a���������������������������l vx.  hide such damnifying testimonials to  his guilt as tho. knife and the Spanish  coin. But it is always through some  oversight, on the part at the evil-doer  Ubat ho. ia brought to book. However it  might tm aa regards the concealment  ol the guineas and the rotention of the  knife and coin, it was beyond all dispute manifest, that Mr. Worksop lay  somewhere secreted, a murdered man,  and that York was his assassin.  JVnny nlon? believed in bis innocence  SI12 and her mother were poor; but had  When York was searched, they  found in his coat pocket a large clasp-  knife with a ring through the end- of  it, cai>pod,' where the ring was, .by a  -mounting of copper such as formerly  might protect-the butt-end of a pistol,  upon whi.v-h the word* "Gabriel Worktop" were rudoly s.-ored. Tho knife  looked to have been newly cleaned.  There was no stain of blood or anything approaching such a mark visible  upon  it.      In   the    pocket   with    this. ,,  knife was found a Spanish gold piece I-"* widow been well to do, sho would  minted in the year 1G90, with a hole not have advanced a groat in defence  thiough it, as though tho coin was ' of (ho, man whom she believed a niur-  usod as a"charm or an ornament. HU* dorcr. In the brief time that the lov-  bundle contained merely a few trifles ers had been together before the ar-  of wearing apparel. They also found rival of the constable, York had told  upon him four shillings of English his sweetheart that he was in hope  money and other articles of no mom- ! of obtaining the balance of his wages  ent as evidence, But when they came'as second-mate from the owner of tho  "to strip him, they found the left side ICoi-lia, and this coming to Jenny's  of his shirt heavily si a ined with blood, 'mind   whilst   her    sweetheart;    lay in  AH that he said was, he was inno- 'Sandwich jail, she wrote imploringly  cent of lie crim?. charged against him, to the owners ot thej brig, of tbe tcr-  but  refused to  declaro more. 'rible charge that   had    been    brought  The first hearing was before the ,' against Mr. Jeremy York, and how  mayor  of    Sandwich    and  a bench  of ; neither of    them had funds  to enable  magistrates. The room was'crowded;  never in the memory ..of the- most ancient inhabitant had anything of lho  kind excited so much interest, not in-  th.m to procure counsel; and she pray- j  I'd them, with all the might of her lit���������  th) bursting heart, to   send'   her    the  money her sweetheart said was owing  .M)utk-easiern portion of lhe conn-I lo rescue him from the  gibbet.     In re-  ������^ ,n2  ������  It  was universally agreed    that 'spouse to Ill's'piteous    entreaty,    the ���������w _   m wa  Worksoi*. had been murdered, and!owners of the   brig   sent, her    fifteen  minL ������r  ���������       - I . . .    . . . I Mv'1    rvvvu���������n  deed   in. the   district,   but   throughout ] to him thai some'effort might be made  the  tv*  -1'I.r.      11 i_>.v n.&*jir   4iuvi    i^v.v.vx   uvuiuv.uu,    c.v. > __  by whom, if not by Jeremy York? But, 'guineas, with which money she hasten-  then, what; had become of tho body? ed to Canterbury and there engaged  'The marks of blood proving thai it th'.'. services ol tho likeliest lawyer  had been dragged to. the timber exten- that that ancient city contained; This  sion were  conclusive   enough ;  yet  it  lawyer had several talks    with York,  was almost inevitable that a corpse  thrown into shallow .water close inshore should be sot'upon some part  of the beach by the aciion of the tide,  unless weighted by a heavy sinker, in  which case there would be a chance  for the grapnel. But day after day,  a broad tract stretching from Deal  Castle to Sandown Castle had been  swept  without    result.  and he was candid enough to ..-represent to Jenny Bax that though he  would' do this1 best, there was little or  no hope. Beyond his solemn assurance of innocence, coupled with the  carelessness, which certainly did not  look criminal, of his -suffering' the  knife and. coin to remain in his pricket,  (h* young man   seemed   incapable   of  I noose would be when the end of it had  been coiled.about:the neck to the sand  beneath. Some time before tho ax~.  rival of the felon, a woman of slight  figure, in deep mourning, her face con-  waled by a veil, came to the steadfast  group of men, conversed with them for  a few- minutes; then broke away sobbing passionately, and was seen to  walk hurriedly in 'the", direction of  Sandwich. It was whispered amongst  the crowd that she was Jenny Bax, the  murderer's sweetheart; und several females who recognised her as she  walked away, exclaimed that, for all  her mourning and veils, sho could not  but bo an unfeeling-person to come  and view the gibbet where hor sweet-  h"art was to be strangled, even if the  had not mado up hor mind to witness  the whole aceno from bohind one of  those 'sandhills she was ' skirting in  such a hurry.  A littlo before eleven o'clock a murmur ran through the crowd like the  cry of a wave breaking aslant, along'a  mile of shore. Vho procession was in  view! a horse and cart,' in which were  stated York the malefactor, the chaplain of theTjail exhorting him,' end the  hangman sitting behind, with his legs  ov<>r the edge, fortifying his .spirits  with a sly dram from time, to time  from a flat bottle which he drew from  his pocket, for this was a country  pageant, with, nothing but rooks, and  h.re and ih^re a faimyard labourer, as  sightseers; no crowded progiess, sach  as that from Newgate to Tyburn or  Newcastle- jail to the town moor. On  on-2'side of the curt walked the sheriff,  on ths othar thiee constables, one of  ;ls Budd, and a small detaeh-  helpcrs aftor the patl ern of  ths one-eyed man. Jeremy York sat  cold and silent, gray as tobacco ash,  habited: in the clothes he wore when  taken; he held his eyes bent downwards; his lips were compressed into  two bloodless lines; he gave no heed to  the chaplain, who mumbled! in his ear;  he hail only spoken oncer since he had  entered the cart, andi that was to say-  to the ordinary: "Sir, before God I  am-innocents" AH the while ho lay  waiting for the day of execution he  had said no more,.  The cart rolled up to the.gibbet, and  (hi constables and helpers drove    the  Would com-  stating a single point upon which the. . .    , ...       ,,  plctcr evidence bo forthcoming ?'d"fencc could rely or. which it could |crowd into a circle round it. it was  Would York confess, or make some ad- make anything of. And it turned out i thought that iork would mikfl a  mission that might help fo solve the as the sagacious lawyer had predicted; fcp?.ech���������,but he held his, peace, nover  imystery? Ithj evidence that had beern previously   looking' up, His arms    wen*,    pinion-id;  The lady of the Lonely Siar, along tendered was gone over again, andfan,h- hangman hitched the end,, of the  with other witnesses, proved that the m :rj dili.rcn.lv- oiam'n.d, the: biojd- rops round Ins neck; the chaplain pray-  knife ami the gold coin had belonged stained shitt, the knife, the coin, were <<x earnestly and devoutly; the crowd  to Mr. Worksop. The landlady stat- produced. The landlady of the Lonelv ,n<i'd lheir brcal''','''"���������?������������������ not a . 80l������*d  cd   that  sho  had  frequently    handled  Star along with her husband and   sii . broke the dreadful stillness saving the,  for a ton of gold. She and other cuinsianccs of J^eX^Yo/k "having 'cart rolled away, and left Jeremy York  witnesses  also  testified, to Mr.  Wuik- shared the bed with him, to the avowed hanging. ���������,���������,,������������������ ,.��������� or, <>,���������<������.+  sop having been in possession of some poverty of the young man, to the blood-' But scarce had he swung to an eiect  thirty or forty guiAeas, Which in his marks terminating at the timber ex-!Ppsiurc under the gibbet, when t was  cups'he had a trick of lugging oui by tension, from which point beyond all , observed tha I the hangman *���������'* not  thrhandful, that the company might question the corpse had beei\ throan allowed for his considerable ste'iiie,  know  a jollv  sailor   need  never  be   a ,into the sea. ih's lo-B  touehed the   ground   but ere  pauper.      The  two  boatmen that had i    The judge  summed up,   making  but    h" r:rowd c?llUl we ^wV,"������^,!   v'  rowed  Jeremy York  ashore gave  evi-'little of the circumstance of  what he   ,J> '  P:lfu  "lf? whom ^Z?ut7th  donee   that  he  confessed ho was  only Preferred to as the heedlessness of York >ma".ln blf.k. had ���������^���������Tfr J^���������B������.^h  worth  half a guinea,   that'thero  was .'in retaining upon his person  such in- er<^ Iountl (he suspended figure in such  a quarrel over, the fare, and that they  criminating articles   as   the knife  and ! VwJtf/"J>"J^  had,to be satisfied with four shillings,  the coin.      The jury conferred a    few ^ f ' c"n^"1^ "-*- hangman  York's statement, on the other hand, moments without-withdrawing nnd re- looted away; f������.������^2 fi1t"  was as follows: He said that on the turned a verdict of -Guilty." Where- tb* acUon o������ .thes". I^ople, for it was  night in question he fell.asleep, after upon his lordship put on the black cap, ^J^^fc^^Zj^\n^y^ti^.  having lain with the boatswain for. and after a tedious sermon oa ' the ,frVilen,tls. .of ?, ���������";^le{ac}?r, J������ f^^  about an hour. He was then awaken- jhid.-ousness of the criine for which the {lbt>u.t b*m after ho had been _ turned  ed by the oppression of the atmps- .prisoner was. to suffer, sentenced him j "J* to ������*?������.������"?f "P' "VlnHir,^ dnr  phere,  which made  him  fear'that  he  to be hung by the  neck until ho was !!ws^������ keep him from stranglmg dur  would suffocate; and being parched [d^ad.  wilh thirst, he resolved to seek for the'  inn's back-yard, where he might hope  to find a pump, where be would be  sure of the relief of fresh air. As he  could not lift the latch of the door,  he searched Mr. Worksop's clothes,  not choosing to disturb the man, who  had shown himself querulous-"and  grumbling, as though in pain,- .'and'  found a knife, with which he succeeded in opening the door. It was a  littlo past two o'clook when he returned to hiB bedroom ; a faint light  I>euetraied the window from the oil  lamp outside, which enabled him to  see-rial the bed was empty. He also  took notice that Mr. Worksop's wearing apparel, that had lain upon a  chair, was gone. He was somewhat  surprised, but concluded that Mr.  Worksop had been awakened, as he  himself had, by the heat, had dressed  and walked forth bato the night, and  that he would return presently. He  got into bed again, but lay sleepless,  until, hearing some disiant clock strike  four, he rose, clothed himself, took his  bundle, and left the house, carrying  away the boatswain's knife, which he  would have left behind, had he. remembered that it was in his pocket.  He was unable to account for his possession of the Spanish piece of gold,  wlrich the wiinessi-s swore had belonged to Mr. Worksop; nor could he explain how it was ihat there were  blood-stains .upon his shirt, in the bed,  on die floor, not to rnentin the marks  wbrill temiinaled at the waterside.  Having heard the evidence, the magistrate committed him to take his trial  for wilful murder at the. forthcoming  assizes   to  be   held   at   Sandwich.  There  was proba'bly  but one  person  living   at   that  time   who  believed   in  Jeremy York's inhucence, and this was  his sweetheart, Jenny Bax.     The wi-  !(i'ow  ila'x,  after much mental  swaying  la', nii.-l   fro,  arrived  at  the  conclusion  that    the    youth    was guilty.      How  could it be otherwise? she reasoned, as  '. did all otners who discussed the mat-  ter.     The mysterious disa<ppearanee of  Mr.  Worksop���������the knife    and coin  in  York's    pocket��������� the    bloodstains,    the  incriminating    marks    discovered    on  him���������if  these  things did  not point  to  his being the assassin of the  unfortunate boatswain, what, in the name  of  truth,  could they  signify ?   But what  had he done with the guineas,  to obtain which, of  , course,    he  had  committed . the    dreadful    deed?       Well,  that was a thing not   to   be conjectured.   It was strange, no doubt, that the  money should not have been found upon him when he was searched; for   one  might well think that  if he had; been  artful enough   to   conceal    his   booty  somawhere on the road to the widow's  cottane., he would have taken care   to  Vll.  In the days in which Jeremy York  flourished the gibbet was a much less  conventional detail of the civilization  of the century than tho gallows now  is. Pirates and blood-stained smug-  giftrs were, to'be sure, hanged in chains  upon gallows erected on Thames mild.  Execution Dock and the lower reaches  were fixed points in Jack Ketch's' programme when it came to maritime  tragedies or felonies committedi in tho  homo waters round about the coast  within convenient distance; but the ordinary land-going felon was again and  again "turned off" in places adjacent  to the scene of his wrong-doing.. There  flicmed to tho old-fashioned intelligence a sort of poetical justice in  hanging a man within view of the spot  where...according, to the ferocious laws  of those days, he had earned his bitter  title to'the halter".'  ���������In conformity th-en, with this practice, it w-as decided that Jeremy York  should be hanged on a gibbet erected  within musket-shot of Sandown Castle;  that is to say, within1 a mile or so of  th-3 old wooden structure on to which  hv! had dragged the bleeding body of  th.; hapless boatswain, and from which,  with horrid secrecy, he had committed  it. to the sea. .      ' .  It was a windy melancholy morning,  sombre with the stoop of dusky weeping clouds sweeping outl of the. north-  i-ast, with an edge of frost in their  occasional showering of wet. The sea  ran a dark hard green under, their  shadow, with a ghastly glaro of froth  along the horizon \vhere> the surf was  boiling upon th-2 Goodwin Sands. The  sandhills were dusky with crowds of  people, who had assembled to witnesss  the- fine show of a hanged man; many  full of curiosity, congregated close; io  lb������. gibbet, that stood back and horrible like a hideous signpost pointing  thi road to Death, with the rope swayed by the wind dangling from the. extremity of it. But tho mass of the  mob sacra id to 'give it a pretty wide  berth, as though it,was an object to be  best admired from afar.  One might have noticed, however,  that, amongst the people who lingered  in the immediate vicinty of what, used  to be called the fatal tree was a .knot  of some eight or ten 'persons, whom  ihv least observant eye might have  suspected were present from a motive  thai, had little reference to curiosity.  They were most of them young men,  with a certain air of resolution in tbe.ir  manner; they conversed very earnestly; they might havo been observed to  measure t.he height of the ������vrm of the  gibbet from tho ground, the length of  the rope, and the sua' -m ������--i><������r������> a>-.  ing the half-hour in which he dangled.  Ths crowd looked on; what the group  of men were trying -. to effect they  might have guessed; but whether the  criminal should be ultimately saved or  immediately throttled was all the same  to the mob, as it was apparently to the  sheriff. It'was an execution anyway;  this was the'sight that the people of  Deal and Sandwich and of7 adjacent  hamlets hid covered the sandhills to  witness, and be the issue of .the spectacle what.it: would, there was nothing  to disappoint thjra in the presentation  of ir. '        , ���������.'���������-.'  At ths expiration of half an; hoar,  tim-2 was called by one of the men who  crowled round the motionless body; the  sheriff signed to t'-.e executioner, who,  springing forward, severed the. rope,  and the body fell into the outstretch-  arms of those about it. A minute  after, a small cart, containing a shell,  was brought fo the gibbet, the, body  was plaqed in it, five men of the group  who had clustered about the pendent  form sprang into (he cart, and within  a few moments the vehicle was being  driven rapidly in the direction of Sandwich.  7     (To Be Continued.)  A YOUNGER SON'S SUCCES.  The case of a'younger son is usually  pitied in England, but there was a  notable exception in the case of the  family of the late Earl of Mansfield,  who died worth some 55,700,0:0. Viscount Stormont, the father of the first  Earl of Mansfield, the great judge, was  one of the poorsist lords in Scotland,  long been a by-word in England. This  and ".as pour as.a Scottish lord'-' has  younger son; William Murray, born in  1705, one of a family of twelve penniless children, rode off to London on  his pony to attend Westminster school,  and never, it is said, saw his native  land again; but he left an earldom  and a vast fortune to bis eldest brother's heir. The liarl who recently died  was the fifth of the title, and the  sixth  Earl  is his -brother.  P  ���������;::l'/> ���������nr.^vKT.vv :y;Aiiu.  LINGO OF THE COOP.  C'lilcbon   Talk   TUat   Hiimnn . Itclii^s   C'hii  (tuh'kly I.cju-ii to Comprehend.  It is a strange language that human ears learn readily to comprehend.  For the most part it is instinctive. A  fuzzy toddler six hours out of tho shell  has five distinct calls. The first and  loudv*si of them is the lost note, uttered when he loses sight of his mother  or finds himself out in the cold. It is  loud and very shrill. The second, the-  hunger note, is as shrill, but more  plaintive. Afa soon as eating begins  it changes to a sort ol s.ilislied chit-  tering.  Aftei  eating they   grow sleepy, and  cry    lo to    be   hovered.      The now* is  .      **  somewhat like that of hunger.with    a  peculiar, tremolo breaking it in lhe  middle. Very iarely do the mothois  disregard it, though they may be eager,  to go foraging over grass plots or  down ,hidgerows.  Tha fifth note, the chir-r of flight or  astonishment, is the quaintest of all.  Th.; chicks themselves appear to find  something in it distinctly humorous.  When they are a fow days old, if a big  wriggling worm or a fat juicy bug be  thrown to them with their usual food,  they will first draw away from il,  chir-r-ring in concert, then, after cye-7  ing it a minute, seize upon it and toss  it about with faint, immature chuckl-i  ing cackles. This chir-r develops at  lasi in the grating call of warning, at  sound of which from their.'-'mothers-  even the youngest scatter and s.'uttlo  to cover.  Anything; a bird, a kite, oven a very  small passing cloud sailing in the sky  overhead, will evoke, this warning cry.  Let one nen sound; itl and every other  will lake it up. Often, oftener than  not, indeed, the alarm is a false one,  but Cimiuries of hawks have impressed  upon lath feathered mind that "danger  comjth out of the air," and they govern  themselves accordingly.  Everybody knows how hens clucks  to their bioods, but it may be news lo  many that, though a hundred hens  may bv* clucking iu the same inclosure^  the voice, of each will be individual and  unmistakable to her immediate family.  A chick just out Of the nest may not  be aide to discriminate, but lei him  follow for a day and he is past making  mistakes.  Even more wonderful, is the,, hen's  abilily to differentiate her brood from  all the rest. With spiteful, iil-tem-  pjred fowls this often1 leads lo pitiful  barnyard tragedies. An intruder,  feeding peacefully among chicks of his  own size, shape and color, has often  been slain with one single blow of a  sharp and ailgry. beak.  A codi, especially a game cock, or ono  of Spanish , breed, has a' wonderf til  variaty of orows. -By moans of them,  indeed, ha, runs the whole gamut of ox-  pr.Sjion���������hope, fear, defiance, triumph,  love, hate, .rage, vanity, and a fine,  ineffable conceit.  It is Ihi ��������� hens without families,  though, that are the true barnyard  gossips. Any fine day, outside moulting time, you may sue them, standing  in groups, their heads close together,  chuckling and chattering like so many  blackbirds, or else wallowing in light  earth, pecking lightly as they scratch  and wallow, and evidently finding it  good sport to throw dirt over each  other.  A hen, save when setting,will wallow alone. And when setting she is  not normal, but a ragged, unkempt  and very ��������� ill-tempered shadow of-herself, scowling and pecking v.t whatever  com:s near her.   .  IMPROV  CIDER.  '.ii la  DlU'crcm J':irop<:.iii  I'OMItiJ'l':-..  . quality    of    the    cider  :.'.-i;ta of Germany^ Aus-  ���������,;:iiid has    often . been  i : iinent;       It. .appears  :ico is in a great mea-  treatment of the fruit  ,ed.     After, they have  an the -tree. the..apples-  ned.       This .'interferes  ardent lover of a game, ot .draughts,-,  and is said lave possessed the most  valuable d,aught board in existence,  the squares of which were made of  gold and silver, to represent the light  and dark squares respectively. The^  men were mide <������f the same metals, the"  silver men having the addition of a  diamon! in. tho centre, the gold  ,di-aughl������m������n having a ruby inlaid In,  -'������������������ -vyjitre of each. ���������  How It  ts Til'/  'The excelle. it  drunk in inac.-  tria and Swit. ������������������  ihj theme of ;  that this exce-i  sure due to ti .  before it is pi .  been .picked f  are well Wv  somewhat witl the fermentation, wbiou  becomes less active, but the eider it'solt j  has a mach finer and more pleasing i  taste. Only the purest water must be  usid for the piurpose. It is said that  (he small amount of tannin, sugar and  pectic matter lost by the fruit during  tlKv process of washing is of little mo ���������  m..nt compared with the general'������������������ im-  prov-tm-int in the quality oi tiie elder.  'J'hi. Eren;-b. msthod ��������� of yidci-making  pr.fl.nta soma radical di.ft.ren:us I.bin  the forogiong method. The. Normans  often make cider with 'dirty water,  which ihey say gives a stronger and  fuller flavored liquor. They oven p're-  tend that pure water does not make  good cider.- The popularity of cider as  a drink has, if possible, been increased  by the discovery by the Pasteur Institute that it is. a bactericide. The bacillus of typhoid dies in cider in two to  ��������� ighteen hours, according to acidity.  Th-��������� cider should contain at least 2 per  cent., of malic acid to produce this effect, otherwise tho bacillus will exist  for three or four dayti. Ordinary cider,  however, possesses at ie;-.?:.. .". "^ f-ent  ���������;if ia-.lie acid, and' so ii. can be drunk  vvi-4:y^t danger of typhoid eighteen or  twenty, hours after its manufacture.  Cured of Epilepsy.  I'HE STORY OF A ST. CATHARINES  LADY WHO' IS RESTORED     - ,  TO HEALTH.  Slio So(Tcred Severely, ttoiuetlnaefl On-rliia  iu Many as .Four Mpamiiti In a Week���������  Scveritl lUM-tors CeiiHnKcd Vfllbmit  I'eucCt,  From the Star, St. Catharines.  Mrs. S. li. Wright, of'St. Catharines,  lias for a number of years been a severe sufferer from epilepsy, from which  dread disease she is now happily free.  To a reporter who recently called upon  her  to ascertain  tho  manner  of   hor  cure, she said:���������" It is to Or: Williams'  ['ink  Tills  I owe  my   release,   lt   is  some years since Iliad-my first attack.  At the time I did not know what tho  trouble was,  but .the doclor  who was  called in to attend iho at once said it  was epilepsy, and that tho disease was  incurable.   After this I had tho spasms  as often- as two, three and four   times  a   week.     I   had     no* . premonitory  symptoms,  but would fall; no: matter  where  I was. _I   always slept'.hoUvily  after   an   attack.      Finding   that   tho  local  treatment   was not  helping   me  my  husband  took mo  to a doctor   in  Hamilton.   He also said that ho could  not'eure me, but that he could give mo  medicine     that    would    prolong    tbo  period   between   the  spasms.    This   he  accomplished,  but I longed for  a euro  rather  than for relief,  and   I    finally  consulted  a specialist,    who    told  mo  that  he couhl  cure  me,  but    that   I  must 'have patience.   I askod him how  long he  thought  it  would require  to  effect) a ciiire, and he replied at least  six  months.      He  "gave  me  medioine  tarid.Itook it faithfully, hut'instead of  getting, better I  was surely  growing  worse.      After    following  this   treatment for some months- without avail,  Iifelt that I could not hope for a euro  and was about lesigning myself to my  fate.     (My sister,   however,   urged me  to-'give Dr. Williams'   Pink  l?ills   for  Pale People a trial and reluctantly I  decided   to  take  her  advice.-- For  a  lima after beginning to use the pills I  continued  to have  the spasms,  but I  felt that gradually they wero less severe  and 'my  strength   to  bear- them  greater, aud I persisted in the treatment   until   the   time  camo  when  the  spasJns ceased and I was as well   and  strong as ever I had been.   I took in  all   twelve  or  fourteen,'boxes  of  Dr.  Williams'  Pink   Pills,    and    although  several years have elansod since I discontinued their use, I have not in that  time had any return of  the malady.  I' owe this happy release to Dr.   Williams' Piuk Pi.Is, and.will always have  a 'good word to say for them.  'J ho experience o������ years has proved  t'lut there is absolutely no disease dun  lo a vitiated condition of tho blood ox  tiliattcrcd nerves, that Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills will not promptly care, and  those who are suffering from such  troubles would avoid much misery and  save money by ..promptly, resorting to  this treatment. Get the genuine I'ink  Pills,every time and do not be persuaded to take an imitation or some other'  remedy from a dealer, who for tho  sake of tho extra profit to himsolf, may  say is "just as gpod." Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills cure when other medicines  fail ._.   WITCH DOCTORS.  THOUGHT HE.7MEANT CAMP FIRE.  Denny���������Th' captain told inei to kapo  away, from th' inemy's foire.      ������������������-:���������������������������������������������  Larry���������Phwat did ye tell  him?      ' Denny���������1 told him the inemy wuz so  foire  yet.  Two "of  Tllom   i:uug   at   Hiu-rtllis,,   SonUl  Africa,  Cor Committing SlunliT.  Last week, in the presence . of some  eighty chiefs and headmen, at Harding,  writes a Natal correspondent, were  hung two natives, Umtauti and fc'ibal-  weni, for a murder which sent a  thrill of horror throughout the country. Umtanti, and his pupil Sibal-  weni,'-.followed the repulsive' calling of  witch doctors, and a few mouths ago  murdered a European farmer, Kay, for  lho purpose of obtaining certain parttj  of.his body for the manufacture of lovo  charms. 'lhe unfortunate man was  dr������igg*?d from his bed by Umtanti and  Siba.-'-.u.:. aosisted by their two comrades L.--..U.; r.nd Umbonwa, and after  being sl.'iL:.-������������������.)' several timos.with an  assegai, hi.i i.. Ml. was cut from ear to  ear, and the >dy left on the veldt.  Part of .th;: (I'li'.-.d man's neck was cut  .���������.way and su.l;t.. quenily found in the  witch duutor's *ag with other medi- ���������  oini;9. 'J ha flesh of 'a- European is  in/iVsidfjeduy natives a.charm powcr-  Jui enough-to compel the love of an  'lrivvilihiif maiden.  Murders of this description, though  by no means common, occur from  lime to time, and, at a recent date a  littlo child, who mysteriously .disappeared, from its parents in the Bar-  burton district, was supposed to hiivo  been stolen away by natives for the  same .purpose. Umtanti, the doctor,  who was something of a South African  Charles Peace, confessed to other murders which had not been brought to  light, including the chief Umsliwesh-  we.'s sister. His face is in keeping  with'his character���������crafty and cruel to  a degree. H':s pupil, Sibalweni, also,  has a repulsive face, while the other  two men, Gomfi and Umbonwa, v.- ho-  received life santences, have a plcasan-  ter appearance. '  A police trooper, who discovered  Kay's body lying in the moonlight, was  so unnerved by the ghastly sight it  presented, with gaping wounds and  clad only in a shirt, thai he was unable to sleep or eat for some time afr  ter, and at nights awakene/. his comrades with screams. The execution  created' a profound impression on tho  assembled chiefs and headmen, who .  woro i summoned purposely by the gov- \.  enament. Natives do not believe their  companions.-are...hanged for misdeeds  of this sort, but merely exiled to some  remote spot, ' where they 7 eventually,  die. .'  Capital and labor go well enough to-  .gether, but the   trouble la   too   many  busy shoolin'    they hodn't made lay [men are trying to get fiapital witiw**  labor. s Ruse.  "I am sixteen," said Alexia Ardell  resolutely, "and I was put unto long  dresses last month, and I've a right to  come down into the drawing room to  reo cofm-pr-iiny. And I am sure that  pipu would lot me, if he were here,  and I willl"  Alexia stood in tho middlo of tho  floor, with her fluffy golden hair  falling over hor eyes, her checks glowing a mild pink/and hor wholo pcrson-  nello indicative of rosolvo and determination in tho extremest degree.  Mrs. Ardell looked at the girl in do-  spair. Tho two Misses Scarlett, her  daughters by a former marriage, and  Alexia's not particularly beloved stepsisters, sat as stiff and prim as two  carved marble images." Alexia's temper was proverbial ia tho family, and  these very proper and precisely behaved young women were wont to affect  the greatest -dismay at 'its vehement  giusls.  "Alexia," said Mrs. Ardell solemnly,  "Ln your dear papa's absence it .is my  duty to enforce his precepts and carry  out his discipline. You are a groat  ���������deal too young to receive visitors, like  Verona and Ermengardo. You are to  go back to boarding school to-morrow."  "But," cried Alexia, in dismay, "my  holidays do not expire until Wednesday."  "That is very true," said Mrs. Ardell, compressing her thin lips ; "con-  ��������� sequonlly, you win see how far you  have abridged your period of recreation by your ungovernable will."  Alexia, forgetting all about the six-  , teen years aud tho long drosses, burst  into   loud weoping.  "Pray, Alexia, don't be silly," said  Verena.  "One would think," tartly spoke up  Ermongarde, "that you were a child  of ten years.     Of course, it is all for  your own good "  ���������'My own fiddlesticks I"  irreverently  intorruptod  Alexia,  as  she  fled  from  tho    apartment In  floods of undigni  fied tears.  But numbers are certain to conquer in the long run, and so Judgo Ardell's daughter was packed remorselessly off to school, and Mrs. Ardell's  two girls returned to their consultations with the dressmaker'for tho coming ball.  ���������Verena, a pallid blonde, with cold,  watory-blue eyes and colorless flaxen haii-, was to wear blue.  Ermengrade, who had a little more  bloom, and ventured to call herself a  brunette, had chosen pink satin, whilo  tho niatron herself, no bad exemplification of the poat'a idea of "fat, fair  and forty," was to wear ruby velvet,  richly trimmed with point applique  lace, and a diamond cross, which, in  the absence of her husband, she had  hired from an accommodating jeweler  for the occasion. '���������'���������  While" Alexia���������poor, ..broken-hearted  Alexia !���������was sent ruthlessly to the  railway station., where Miss Gardiner,  the governess, was telegraphed 'ito  .meet hor.  But Miss Gardiner, as it chanced, did  not receive the  mssaago in .time,  and  -was not there; and;Mr. Herbert Helullyn was there-."  Alexia knew him very well. She  ,- had seen him once at her stepmother's.  He owned a house near Hyde Park,  .and a mansion,in:Hertfordshire, called Helullyn Hall. Ho drove a pair  of superb, high-stepping horses and  7 owned a private picture gallery; and  Ermengarde Scarlett had selected him  as the special target for the arrows  of her hazel eyes.  .   Mr., Helullyn recognized Alexia    at  . -once..,; : ,. ���������'-,-���������  "Miss Scarlett's iittla sister, isn't  it"?" said he..  Alexia   furtively  whisked   away  her  tears, and.answered:  '-'. .-"Yes." ���������; .    :-.���������'���������' ..'.������������������������������������.-  "Is anything tho: matter 8" inquired  Mr. Helullyn.     "Can I be of service?  'Pray command me, if ���������"  "If you could please take mo npme I"  *aid eager Alexin .     "Very  silly,   ih-  . deod, mind���������because    I've    been    sent  back to    boarding   school    before tho  ���������    holidays  are" over,  just  because  Ver-  ��������� ena and Ermengarde and mamma consider me too little to see company and  .go  to the grand ball I"   ���������  '.'������������������   "This is serious/trouble 1" said Mr.  Helullyn,  laughing. .  "Oh, it is, indeed I" sighed Alexia. "I  am sixteen, you know, aiid I should so  like.-to be a young lady, liko Verena  arid Ermengarde I But, you see, Miss  Gardiner is not hero'fo receive me, and  if you would please take, me back ia  your carriage, I could creep in by the  area gato, and perhaps^���������perhaps I shall  be at home on the night of the ball,  after all. But," her large, dark eyes  suddenly blazing into indignation,  "you are laughing at me!"  "Not laughing at you, Miss Ardell,'1  he hastened to explain, "only with  you I"  "Miss Ardell I"  Alexia's heart leaped at the first  delicious tribute to her young ladyhood. Shefelt prouder still when Mr.  Helullyn helped her into his carriage  and they drove away.  "Leave me   at   the   corner   of   the  street, please," said Alexia.   "It would  never'do for mamma and the girls to  see   me  in  your carriage I      And  Er-  'mengarde would be so vexed 1"  And so the wild little gipsy stole in  at the area gate, and bribed the cook  with a kiss and a string of amber  beads, not to.betray her surreptitious  r*-entrance . into the family circle,  while Mr. Helullyn went home to wonder what' there was so fascinating in  iAlexia Ardell's round, dimpled face and  liquid,, dark eyes.  "A. child, indeed 1" he said to him-  *al������. '. ''Site Is a' woman, and   a  dan  gerously lovely woman, too���������ronly she  doesn't know it 1 Eyos like pools of  deep garnet-brown; hair all glistening like tangles of sunshine Little  Alexia, if you could only see yourself  as others seo you, you might be tempted to be vain I I shall make a point  of calling at Judge Ardell's bouse on  the night of tho bail, and if Miss  Alexia is not there I shall certainly  inquire for her I"  Tho pink satin dress vindicated Mmo.  Chaussa's fame as an artistic dressmaker, the blue damask camo homo in  time to be tried on and announced  "perfect" on Saburday night, and on  Monday tho Misse3 Scarlett dressed  themselves with judicious care, and  many lavings of roscwater and cautious applications of pearl cream and  blush pink.  Tho drawing room, decorated with  hothouse flowers, und illuminalod, not  with vulgar gas, but with the white  lustre of many wax candles of myriad-branched candelabra, had been  personally inspected by Mrs. Ardell before she went to make hor toilet, and  the little room at the back, where the  Judge ordinarily kept his boots and  overcoats and Turkish pipes, had beon  transformed into a srnilax-garnished  through shades of Nile green glass and  the most elegant and aesthetic refreshments were arranged,  bower,    whore    faint    lights    glowed  And, just at this time, when Ermengarde was saying to hor sister:  "How do I look, dear t" and Verena  was twisting herself into the shape of  a letter S to see the back of her false  puffs, and plaitings in tho mirror, lil-  Aloxia was enthusiastically tossing  about the contents of an old cedar  chest in 'the storeroom, which contained the long-forgotten wardrobe of tho  first Mrs. Judge  Ardell.  ,"0h," she cried, "this is beautiful I"  and she unfolded a scented robe of long  China crepe, crimped like the shingly  bars of the finest sea sand, v and embroidered in fantastic figures of scarlet silk.     "I'll wear this I"  "But it's so odd and old-fashioned,  miss," said Louisa,  the maid.  "That Is the very charm of it I" pronounced Alexia. "Oh, do make haste,  Louisa,* with my hair!' Are you sure  you can do it liko the plate in tho  fashion book?"  Mrs. Ardell wasslill arranging folds  of point lace ovor her shoulders whon  Miss  Verena rushed upstairs!'  "Mamma, Ermangarde I", she cried,  "Who is tho lady downstairs ?"  "The _Iady downstairs 1" repeated  both mother and'daughter, in amazement.  "Receiving Mr. Helullyn' in our  drawing room I" cried breathless Ver-  ena.# "In the loveliest dead-whito  dress, brocaded in scarlet silk, and long  golden hair, braided, with antique Roman pearls."  "My dear," said Mrs. Ardell, "you  must be crazy I"  Aud both she and Ermangrade hurried downstairs, just in time to see the.  ���������beautiful young intruder courtesy a  gracious greeting to two of tho most  aristocratic and exclusive of tho  jeunosso doreo of West End society.  "Ah I" said Alexia, with the utmost  self-possession, "here is mamma, now,  and my sisters. Don't move, Mr. Hol-  ullyn," she added, in a lower tone.  "I'm quite safe now. Mamma won't  dare to scold mo before company."  And Mrs. Ardell and the Misses  Scarlett were forced to digest their  rage and mortification as best, thoy  could.        ���������   - 7 '-';��������� ''   :'-'.,.,-  For Alexia outshone them, aB.a real  crimson-hearted rose outshines 7 the  milliner's false presentment���������as the  diamond outshines the wretched paste  ornament���������and they knew it but too  ���������well.. 7,:-,   ' .,  But success excuses everything, and  Mrs. Ardell could hot but perceive  that the quaint young beauty, in the'  antique dress, wa3 emphatically a success.. _ \ ���������'���������-. ���������-...." "   ��������� ;,. .-.  "Alexia," she cried, when there was  a temporary lull in the- stream- of  callers," "how dared you play us such  a  trick?"  "I did it for fun, mama," said Alexia.  "And .if you scold mo I shall tell Mr.  Ko'ullyn. It was he that brought me  l.ii'.'k Troih the railway station, and he  U' my  friBC.l." ;-���������-.''  "I never heard anything.so'insolent  in my life !" vriotl Ermengarde, turning pale with anger.  "She ought to be locked up for a  week on bread und water," said Verena, passionately.  But Alexia only arched her eyehrows  and smiled. .  During that eventful , evening the  child had bloomed'out into a woman.  Alexia had discovered her own talisman of power.  They could none of them ever scold  or tyrannize over her again. Sho had  no more fears of being sent back to  boarding sshool.  But Miss Ermengarde Scarlett could  hardly conceal her spite the next day  when Mr. Helullyn came to ask Alexia  out. to'drive, nor -when bouquets, with  cards attached, kept arriving for  Alexia. ���������'   .    .   !  "Mamma," she said, "what is to be  done ?"  "Nothing, that I can see," said Mrs.  Ardell, drily. "The child can't help  being a beauty, I suppose." ���������'  "She will have, to go everywhere with  us,- now," said Verena, plaintively.  "1 tried my best to keep her back,"  sighed Mrs. Ardell.; "but she has precipitated herself, into society."  And pretty Alexia Ardell reigned the  belle of the season, and.in the Spring  Helullyn askod her father for her hand  in marriage. The Judge, honest man,  stared in amazement. ���������       ^;  "I���������I thought it was Ermengarde  you fancied," said he, "I know she likes  you!"  "I am too much honored," said7Mr.  Helullyn, without changing ������ feature;  "but I have never aspired to that honor. It's Alexia, and Alexia only, that  I  love !"  "Oh," said ths Judge. "Well, suit  yourself���������suit'yourself I"  And so, before she was quite seventeen, Alexia Ardell was -uarried, and  Ermengarde and Verona had the drawing-room' all to themselves upon the  occasion of tho next ball.  9 94>9994>+0������*9999**9++4 ��������� 999*  ; About the House m\  i >*������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������**���������**������������������'������������������������  MY LITTLE BOY.  Against my knee a little head is lying,  Two eyes of bluo are  looking   into  minev  The  breath of twilight  in  the air    is  pighing,  And twinkling stars amid the azure  ah ilne,  With mother   love  tho  winsoino  face  1 kiss,  And fold    the   hands so    weary of  their play,  No sweeter  joy   a   mother holds lhajx  this,  Too  soon,  alaal   the little feet will  stray.  Again   I   press him   to   my    hungry  heart,  Ah, me I   If I might shield htm evor  'sol  Mayhup some  day he'll  kiss  mo and  depart.  And   I   shall     sorrow   as  I   watch  him go,  Secure   1   hold  him in   my arms   tonight,  And    mother-like   I    lay   him   down  to rest,  His   curly     head    upon    the ,   pillow  whitek  His  dimpled hands    soft    folded on  his breast,  I  may   not go  and  leave  my darling  (there,  So   fair   he   looks   within   his    cozy  bed,    '  Ere  one  last    touch   upon   the    wavy  hair,  One lingering   kiss upon the lips so  red,  "God  bless my darling I"  low I whisper  then,  And   silent   as   a   watcher   of   the  .    night,  I close   tho  door,  low breathing o'er  again,  A mother's prayer to keep hia steps  aright.  A   FEW POINTS ON CANNING  FRUITS.  To some people canning fruit is one  of tho biggest bugbears of their household duties, says Emma R. Makemson.  They dread it, and from the timo tho  first berries and cherries matco their  a'ppearance, until the last peach and  pear have beon taken care of thoy live  in constant fear of thoir fruit fermenting and spoiling. With myself, while  it, is a work that I have no fears as  to/the result, it is always satisfactory  ���������always what I intend il shall be���������  a Success.  In canning fruit for sauce, I measure into my preserving kettle only  enough raw fruit, as near as I can  guess,' to fill one jar when it is cooked. This method may seem very tedious/ to some, out in the end it pays,  for in this way the fruit has a chance  to be thoroughly, cooked without  crowding, and the danger of cooking  iii too much-is'"'also lessened. To save  time one can have several kettles over  the fire at once, shut do not: try to  expedite matters by cooking a large  quantity of fruit altogether. I have  seenf it tried a nutnber^of times; with  always the same result!; if not absolutely sour when opened, it would be  0/ flat failure.'  Another important -point which  should be carefully watched is to have  tho jars perfectly air-tight, and in using,the self-sealers, if the tops do not  screw on sufficiently tight with one  rubber, add an extra one.: This should  remedy the trouble which is caused by  the- jars being uneven or defective at  the- mouth.  '��������� ���������  After the fruit is canned, protect  from the light by wrapping paper  around each jar, or, better still, fill  the! boxes the jars came in when purchased, and set in a place with as little change of temperature as possible  There will be no danger of its spoiling if it  has.been properly cooked.  A FAMILY BREAKFAST.; ;.-,.  Cereal With Fruit.���������To four and  one-half cupfuls boiling water add one  and one-half' teaspoonfuls salt und,  gradually, one cupful'of a wheat preparation. Cook five minutes, stirring  constantly, then finish cooking over  boiling water 15 minutes. 7 Servo with  apple sauce and cream.  All cereals should be cooked from, a  half to three-quarters of uu hour, regardless of directions on the package.  Always cook in a double boiler or a  substitute made by setting one dish inside of another hotdiug the hot' water.  Oaimoal Muffins.���������To three-quarters  cupful scalded milk add one-quarter  cupful sugar and one-half teaspoonful  salt; when lukewarm add one-quarter  yeast cake dissolved in one-quurter  cupful lukewarm milk. With tbe tips  of the fingers work ono cupful cold  cooked oatmeal into two .��������� nil one-half  cupfuls flour. Combine m.**.tureti. beat  thoroughly and let rise over nrgtu.  the morning fill buttered  pans two-thirds full; let  until pans are full  eighth green pepper finely chopped  five minutes. Add one and three-  quarters cupful tomato and cook until  the moisture has nearly evaporated,  then add one tablespoonful sliced  mushrooms, ono tablespoonful capers,  one-quarter teaspoonful salt and a few  grains cayenne. >  Buckwheat Cake���������To one-third cupful fine stale bread crumbs add two  cupfuls scaldedmilk, and soak 30 minutes; udd one-half teaspoonful salt,  one-quarter yeast cake dissolved in  one-half cupful lukewarm water, and  one and three-quarter oupfuls buck-  whoat flour. Lot risu over night. In  the morning stir well, add one^quarter  teaspoonful soda dissolved in ouo-  quartor oupful lukewarm water, and  'one tablespoonful molasses. Cook on  a hot griddle ��������� tho samo as griddle  cakes.     Serve with maple syrup..  Kippered Herrings���������Remove herrings from can and place in a platter-^  sprinkle with pepper, brush over with  lemon juico 'and butter, and pour over  the liquor left in can. Heat thoroughly, and garnish with parsley and lemon.  French    Fried Potatoes���������Wash    and  pare small potatoes, out in eighths  lengthwise and soak ono hour in cold  water. Drain, dry and fry in deep fat.  Drain on brown paper and sprinkle  with salt.  ( Broiled Tripe ��������� Wipe honeycomb  tripe as dry as possible;,-, dip in cracker  dust and oil or melted butter, and  again in cracker dust. Broil five minutes, spread with jDUttor aud sprinkle  with salt and pepper.  Coffee���������Have a clean pot scalded  out and the best brand of coffee. To  one cup of ground coffee add a beaten  egg and tho crushed shell. Dilute the  coffee and egg with ono-half cup of  cold water. Then pour on six cups of  boiling water and boil three minutes,  closing tho spout with crumpled paper. Aftor this turn a little coffee out  and pour back into the pot and settle  with one-half cup of cold water. Set  on the back part of the stove for ten  minutes before serving.  POT ROAST AND BUTTERMILK.  Farmers' wives cook too much bacon,  says a writer. I find occasionally a  piece of beef boiled or roasted and sliced oold is a welcome change in diet.  It can be cooked in the cool part of the  day. f.t gravy is wanted, save the  juioei and thicken at dinner time. We  are very fond of a "pot roast." Boil)  a nice piece of beef or mutton, vory  tender, and boil down almost dry, then  fry brown in the kettle, in its gravy.  Turn oftien. When it is brown all  over, take up and thicken the gravy.  Some people object to pio, but two or  thro* fresh pies baked in the morning  are delicious for dinner. Stale pies  are1 not good. Boil plenty of x*otatoes  at noon. Chop and fry in butter or  meat fryings for supper. Buttermilk  is a good warm' weather drink. Have  all the vegetables that you want to  use brought in before the sun shines  hot, and peas, beans, beets and onions  can be gathered and' prepared .the  evening. before they are to be used.  I can rest luxuriously and shell peas  or i.strihg beans in the evening. I like  to have everything as cool and inviting  as possible, after the long, hot siege,  that the men have bad in the field.  Do not for anything have them eat  in the warm kitchen. A lovely place  to eat can be made under the shade,  with mosquito netting. I can remember long years ago we would eat out  on the porch, or in the shade, but.I  want.the flies and other insects shut  out.   .-���������'"'       ,.-  JAPANESE FREAK TREES.  i:< uj:y 7 **���������������'*'  In  iron *j!'*ai-  rise  slowly  Bake-in a m.odei-  But they were not satisfied after all.  Somo people never are satisfied.  ate oven 25 to 30 minutes.  Omelet���������Beat four eggs slightly, add  one-half teaspoonful salt, one-eighth  teaspoonful pepper and four tablespoonfuls milk. Put two level tablespoonfuls butter in a hot omelet-pan;  when melted turn in the mixture.  Cook until creamy; brown quickly underneath. Fold and turn- onto a hot  platter. Serve with a sauce. Eggs for  an  omelet must  be  strictly  fresh.  Spanish    Sauce���������Cook      two      tablespoonfuls butter    with one tablespoon-  I ful    finely-chopped    onion    and    one-  Some    t.'iirio-iltle-i     Iu  London. c  At an exhibition of .Japanese art  now being held in London there may  be seen somo of the most remarkable  trees in the world as regards size. Although perfect in every way With  trunk and branches of orthodox proportions; and leaves of correct shape  and color, many of the specimens are  not more than a foot inj height.   .  By what means tho Japanese gardeners managed to stunt. the growth  of the trees in this way is not known,  for English, nurserymen have not succeeded in discovering tho secret which  the' wily little Orientals guard so  safely.' The miniature trees on exhibition now aro not the first to be seen  in this country, thero have beon occasional small consignments of oaks  and maples of this kind, which have  been  brought  up  eagerly.  Some were as small as from four to  six inches, but grew slightly afterwards. They havo all the appearance,  of old trees, and do not iook as if they  had been forced or cut in any way.  The rage fori tho tiny, is characteristic of the people of chrysanthemum  land. In every branch of art tho  mon* microscopical the work of the  .irii.ii the more it is appreciated. There  i? iooi\* of art than nature in these  lilii.nii i-��������� n trees now in London. One  wondors  but  hardly   admires.  Anoti.'-: Japanese trick with plants  is to eIoiLg.ll*! the roots, and then  twist t'hem into fantastic shapes or designs, so that. tln*y show above the  ground, only ti' ��������� .".ids being buried in  the soil. ���������'       '  ,  How the plants manage to survive  the ordeal is a mys.r-ry. but they do  so, and appear to th:iv-. we",I. Sueb  distortions are, of course, of no service to horticulture, but they heip to  gratify the naver-to-be assuaged thirst  which some people have for novelty.  Jewels and Superstition.  Tho magic power of iK-������ei������as stonta  is a belie! dating back to the ,������sicient3,  The gift" of oloquenco is bestowed by  the sardonyx, and Disraeli wore a ring  set with this jewel upon all occasion*  when ho wished to electrify auditon  and win now adherents to his cause  That this belief in the stone goei  back into tho centuries is evidencod by  the fact that Pliny tells -a story of an  impecunious lawyer v/ho hired a sardonyx with which to defend the caus������  of a cortain fair widow possessed ol  great wealth, and ho succeeded in winning both his cause and tho widow at  one ana tho same time. V.  Tho Princess Louise of Lome wears  a ring set with sparkling jet as one  of her talismans, which is supposed to  have singular efficacy in preserving  heultb. So superstitious is the royal  lady that sometime? she will not attend public functions, as agreed upon,  upon the plea that she knows it will  be one of her bad days. Quite aa_  much as she treasures her jet ring  does she value and consult the cardi  which aro regularly sent to her from  Paris. Theso cards are issued at tha  beginning of each year, and give a list  of the " days and hours to be avoided*  during tho coming twelve-months.  The ancient theory regarding je(  was thut if powdered ,and mixed witt  wino, it was a sovereign romodj  against toothache, ft was also a mar  velous discoverer ot unfaithfulness.  , The Shah of Persia is never without his cube of ambor, which he woan  around his neck. It is reported t<  have fallen from heaven, in the lim<  of Mohummed. Among other properties it has also the power of rendering its wearer invulnerable. Domi  tius' hero used to wear a lock of hl<  wife's hair about his neck, thinking it  was beneficial because it was amber- ,  colored.  Although many people lielieve_ thai  pearls means tears, the RothscElldi  family refuse to believe that their fati  may bo influenced by precious stones  Upon the birth of every girl Rothschild baby six pearls are purchased,-  each costing ������500; upon each birth*  day six more pearls are added, so thai  when tho young woman makes her debut she possesses a casket of magnificent   gems.  M. Zola is embarrassed in the tri������  vial details of his daily life by a host  of superstitious fears and' a belief in  good and evil omens. His fancy taken  the. form of numbers, an4 17 he abhors; and ho carries a bit of coral as a  talisman against the perils of flood  and field and thunder, and a bloodstone because it means courago anH  wisdom.  Agate, which insures long life, health  and prosperity, is the good omen worn  by the German Emporor. The young  Czar ot Russia wears a ring in which  ho believes is embedded a bit of the  true cross. Once while traveling from  St. Petersburg to Moscow he suddenly .  found that he had forgotten his ring.  The train was stopped and a messenger sent flying baok in an express engine for it.  That "the ring of death" belongs, in  Spain is ominous. It is a rare and  beautiful ring, but it is never worn  nor kept in anyone's possession, as it  is considered worse than the evil eye.  This fatal ring hangs about-the neck  of tho patron saint of; Madrid in one  of tho most beautiful parks of the  Spanish' capital. , It is of pearls and  diamonds, but there is no special provision made for watching it, as a  superstitious people like the Spaniards  prefer to give it a wide berth,' : and  thero is no fear or hope; of its being  stolen. The story of the ring is a  tragic one. It w'as made for the  father of (he.present boy King and  ho presented it to Mercedes upon tha  day of their betrothial. Her married  life was short. Queen Christina, the  King's grandmother, next wore tho  ring but shortly aftor died, aiid the  King gave it to his sister, Infanta del  Pilar, who died'within the month following. The ring then passed to a  daughter of tho Due de Montpensier,  and in less than three months she,' too,  died. The King, fearing Its influence,  put the. jewel in his own treasure box.  Before the year, was out he died, and  it was thought beat to put the* ring  away from tho living, hence it was  hung about the neck of the statue,  where, its history being so well known,  it is deemed to be as safe as though  surroundod by  a cordon  of police.  PARADOXICAL PROBLEM&  The person who sets out to regulate his lifo according to proverbs will  be in a quandary when he realizes how  many of them have their "opposites."  Here are a few,examples:.  ' "Marry in haste and repent at leisure," and "Happy is the wooing that's  not long a-doing."  "A rolling stone gatheis no moss,"  and "A setting hun gathers no feathers."  "A stitch in time saves nine," and  "It's never too late to mend."  "There is honor among thieves," and  "Set a thief to catch a thief."  "Discretion is lhe better part of  valor," and "Nothing venture, nothing  gain."  "The man who is his own 'awyer has  a fool of a client," and 'If you want  anything done woll do it yourself."  SWINDLED.  Do Tanque^-Confound that hobo I Ho  s.mply  swindled   me.      j  Guzzler���������How ?  Why he asked ma for tho price of  a drink and when I gave him a quarter the mean alunk went arui bought  a meal with it.  as;-'1-  sftr  t'fstM  \ ������������������v'jjWB  jti-*jfc*������S  y'. --ft  It/ - " il*,������   ������-K  V     Ir.  " *l "���������������������������IS  ^^^^F-mv^^^lf������<^ii^1i^!!l!-^-'r'K    '  ^ ���������    ������������������*���������"**     .������������������*���������������   v T������-   ���������! ���������.' '���������   .V--',   ' -������" i",       i ./��������� .'.' \r*     ������  -   -��������� I*1**-",       ������ "v* ������'��������������� I*.   '*J**  ������������������ "    i  ��������� ���������������>������������������������������������ It,   t'-- 'Ol       *iVT"**  * *j I ,������*,-' -i ���������>    .    >������������������ f ,   . v     *���������������    *-.   rmV - *     ���������*���������      ,-.������*-.      id  ..   ���������  i.,������ i*4-.i   -i*   *������������������ THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1899..  m  'TtbeflMnfnglRevfew  SATURDAY AUGUST 5, 1S99.  HOW CAN IT BE CURED?  Mr. H. Ilirsehel Cohen, a   mining  man of much experience,  addressed a  meeting of tho Board of Trade  of Victoria, the other day,  and among other  things  ho advised the retention of, as  much  as possible, our gold at  homo.  <��������� This, of course,   refers   to   tho   other  precious metals as well.   His advise is  that which all   patriotic   British Columbians endorse, but the idea is, what  is a practical plan for carrying it out'?  It means that our mines be retained by  British Columbians, or Canadians, as a  limit.   Before  Canadians   to any  extent could be induced to see there were  minerals in thi3   country worth hunting for, Americans had stepped in and  captured  many properties.   They are  in turn transferring many of our larger  properties to English capitalists which,  of course, they have a right to do.    In  the operations and deals,  from the  locations to  the shipment of the minerals,  all the benefit British Columbia  gets is a  small piovincial revenue and  a share of the money spent  in wages  and purchase of supplies���������all the dividends go  to enrich capitalists  in the  ���������United States and Great Britain.   This  is  the draw back to the country,  and  the way to cure it is the problem.  ��������� Eastern Canadians arc as a rule slow  to   step   from  the   old   beaten   p*uh.  JIanv of them  have made  a considerable sum in manufacturing for   agricultural  enterprises   and  commercial  pursuits, and they are disposed   to invest it in what they consider   the old  Cramps and Colic  Always   relieved' promptly by  Dr. Fowler's Ext. of Wild  Strawberry.  When you am seized with an attack ol  Cramps or doubled up with Colic, you  want a remedy you are sure will give you  relief and give it quickly, too.  You don't want an untried something  that MAVhelp you. You want Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry, which' every  one knows will positively cure Cramps and  Colic quickly. Just  a dose or two and you  have ease.  But now a word ol  proof to back up these  assertions, and we  have it from Mr. John  Hawke, Coldwatcr,  Ont., who writes.  "Dr. Fowler's Extract  of Wild Strawberry is  a wonderful cure for  Diarrhcoa, Cramps  and pains in tho stomach. I was a great  sufferer until I'gave it a trial, but now I  have perfect comfort."  They next carried it to the Privy  Council and liaye won, tbe highest  English court deciding that the province has no power to pass such an act.  Every man must admit it is not desirable that Chineselaborshould.be encouraged in the province, yet in dealing with it the local government must  be directed by its constitutional power.  For the same reason, it is evident to  many of the best legal minds of the  country that if the eight-hour law was  carried to the Privy Council it would  meet the fate that overtook the Chinese Act referred to, not that the government has not the power to pass a  law regulating a statutory day, but it  has not tlie power to cripple the freewill ol the subject as the penal clauses  of this enactment fully does.  safe way. Thoy know but little about  mining, and as a result they aro very-  slow to invest that way.  It is a, fact patent to eycry one that  had British Columbia mining been left  to Canadians alone, to the present the  Kootenay would be the unknown land,  except to the,bears anil other wild animals a few of which still remain. Instead then of blaming or endeavoring  to cripple the American enterprise,  that has done so much to develop the  country, it should be commended, and  , our Canadian brethren should be  educated to do likewise. Then in this,  Canadian newspaper men get, in their  rapid flights are doing considerable to  educate their constituents to the situation ; but the subject is too large and  comprehensive a one to be learned  even partially in a few flying visits.  It appears to us that if the mine  owners, who require capital, and prospect holders of the country would only  send samples to all,the industrial fairs  that will shortly he held in the eastern  provinces, with a sufficient quantity of  plainly written, comprehensive literature iii the hands of a capable representative, who would lecture upon our  resources in all the cities and towns of  the country, it would be the most satisfactory means of accomplishing the  desired end. There is plenty of money  in eastern Canada to meet the needs of  this country, and their home requirements as; well, and if the results from  careful investments were only made  known in this way by honest, capable  lecturers, it would socn arouse sufficient interest to turn ample capital this  way. The great benefit in securing  capital from Canadian sources: is that  many of the profits of dividend circulations' would flow this way as well as  the expenditures for labor and supplies.  quarter of a million dollars a year. '  As the senatois are selected by the  party in power, thoy will naturally rc-  flicl, in votes, the views of tho party  that selects them ; and when the idea  is to swamp' the independence of that  body by the vote of the commons, it  would be just as well to leave the legislation wholly to the commons and  effect a heayy saving.  A change in the electoral divisions  at any time other than when the con-  stion provides for it,after the taking of  the Dominion census, would be a  itrctch, if not a violation, of the constitution for partizan purposes. It is  well that the senate choked off this  evident piece of partisanship. In the  natural course of things thero need be  no general election until after the next  census, and as a result there is no constitutional necessity for tinkering with  the make up of the constituencies till  then.  The Silvertonian persists  in arguing  one side of" the labor situation and otic  side only.   It is readily granted that a  miner   cannot  make  any   too   much  money here at   S350 a day; but the  main objection to the law is that it will  not allow the miner to earn relntivelv  for the owner also.   For instance, he is  not earning relatively for the low-grade  property, with long packing, thnt was  barely  able to run on  10-hour shifts,  nor yet for the prospector who has not  yet found ore.   The.damaging feature  is,, it so cuts off  the liberty of two  men   that ��������� they   are   prevented   from  making a contract between themselves,  that may  be equally satisfactory and  advantageous to both.' Dividend paying properties  can meet the  changed  conditions readily, but all  the Slocan  properties are not yet dividend payers.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  When a man gets down  flat on his back, so that he  has co be carried about like  a baby, he finally realizes that he is a sick  man. Very frequently he has been a sick  man for years, but has recklessly refused  to rccoR-nize nature's warnings. .Severe  illness is something that does not strike a  man like a flash of lightning. It creeps  upon him by degrees, and at every step  warns him with a new danger signal.  When a man feels "out of sorts" or  "knocked out," or whatever he maycall it,  he is a sick man. It is time to take warning. Headaches, drowsiness, loss of sleep  at night, loss of appetite, neivousness, bad  taste in the mouth in the morning, and  frightful dreams���������all these are warnings of  encroaching illness. Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery creates appetite, cures  dyspepsia, stimulates the liver, purifies the  blood, quickens the circulation and tones  the nerves. It makes rich, red, lissuc-  buikliug blood. It builds firm flesh, but  does not make corpulent people more corpulent. Unlike cod liver oil, it does not'  make flabby flesh. On the contrary, it  tears down and excretes the unhealthy tissues that constitute corpulency, and replaces them with the firm, muscular tissues  of good health. It cures 9S per cent, of  all cases of consumption. All bronchial,  throat and kindred ailments, as lingering  coughs, spitting of blood and weak lungs  are cured by it. Thousands have testified  to its merits.    At all medicine stores.  It is a dealer's business to give you  what you. ask for; not to��������� tell you what  you want.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure con- ,  slipatiqn. Constipation is the cause of  many diseases. Cure the cause and you-  cure the disease. One "Pellet" is a  gentle laxative, aud two a mild cathartic. Druggists sell them, and nothing is  "iust as .rood."  SANDON. B. C.  The  SANDON DAIRY  Has for sale jn quantities, Milk,  Cream, Butter Milk, Butter and  Fresh Eggs. Anyone wanting  these can be supplied at moderate prices, by leaving their orders  with my milk delivery.,man.  PL TATTRIE.  DROPPED.  After all the profusion of promises,  the Federal government has dropped  the Senate reform and re-distribution  measures for this session, and, for the  welfare of Canada, it is well it is so.  The drift of the first measure was a petition, to the home government to so  amend the constitution that a majority vote of both Houses combined was  necessary to defeat a measure passed  by the Commons. The idea was suggested by the defeat of the notorious  Yukon railway bill by the senate, last  session. Summed up it means that  the will of the commons should prevail on all occasions regardless of the  wishes of the senate, or in other words,  that the senate is to register the expression of the commons under all circumstances. In substance it means  the senate is useless, and with that  idea to the front, would it not be much  better, when a change in the constitution is being made, to abolish the senate altogether and save the country a  It would not hav been amiss if an  inquest had been held on the remains  ol Ellis C. Williams, who was killed in  the Sovereign mine on Friday List, not  that there is the leiifjt suspicion of foul  play or even negligence in any quarter,  but. there is no coroner in the whole  Slocan country. Until Crouso, the injured man, has sufficiently recovered  to talk clearly just how the accident  occurred will not be known, as there  were but three men around the working at the time, and the third, the  mucker, was some distance away when  the blast went off. It is evident there  was either carelessness ������������������ or' lack of  proper precaution somewhere, and  quite likely all the particulars would  be brought out at an inquest, which  might prove of much-service in. the  camp hereal'ter. As we have said,  however, there. is 110 coroner in: the,  district. Lieut.-Gove'riior-Meliihes'caii  get 510,000 a year to keep up style at  Government House, a foreign company  can get a million for a cable, but the  most important industrial district is  left without a coroner, for the sake of  economy. Instead of fighting Will o'  the Wisps in thcTIouee, these are the  matters that should have the attention  of our representatives in the House.  A torchlight procession was given  Tarte at Sorcl, Quebec, the early part  of the year, and since the following  account for if has been paid by the  government:  275 Japanese lanterns at 17.] ccnls.  150 Japanese lanterns at 12 cents.  One gross rockets at S11.67.  ���������450 bucdet lanterns at $20.75.  10 dozen torches at 20 cents.  100 torches 520.  Sundries, 525.50.  (Jases and cartage, 54.75.  It is a surprise to many  that the people stand that kind of monkeying with  their finances.  A recent dicision of the Privy Coun-  oilsliould teach the legislature of this  province that it is not all powerful.  Some time ago the legislature passed  an act restricting the employment of  Chinamen underground. The Dunsr  minis carried the matter to the courts  of the proviuce.and they were defeated.  Why is it 'chat nearly all  aged persons are thin?  And yet, when you think  of it, what could you expect?  Three score'years'of .wear  and tear are enough to make  the digestion weak. Yet the  body must be fed.  In Scott's Emulsion, the  work is all done; that is,  the oil in it is digested, all  ready to be taken into the  blood. The body rests,  while the oil feeds and nourishes, and the hypophos-  phites makes the nerves  steady and strong.  50c. ������nd $1.00, alt druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto.  "Fighting Joe" appears to have been  nearly deserted at the caucus>. Out of  the twenty-two members present there  were but four who gave him any countenance, and two of these but faintly.  Joe has now learned that even in the  woolly west tho people will not bear  with disgraceful men in position. Of  course' the country hns not yet heard  the end of it. He has got his knife  into Cotton, Seralin and a couple of  others, and will, use it: there while he  has a seat in the House.  Having opened business in the  premises opposite the Clifton house,!  am prepared to do ail kinds of Boot  and Shoe Making and Repairing in the  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO ORDER TOO SMALL  AND NONE TOO LARGE. '  :     LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  The Nelson Tribune says, "Joe Martin is not a good man ; few able men  are." Now. the question is, whether is  John .Houston good or able ? According to the Tribune few men can be  both.   ."'.' ''. '���������     ���������   7 ' .   ':v '  Two Capital Stories.  I pass into Arlington street, where  Sheridan, siokenad with .lis losses at  play, kicked a man oyer \ 'ho protested  that be was only tying his shoe. "D-���������n  you I" said Sheridan. "You are always  tying your shoo!" Horace V/alpdle calls  it the' Ministerial street, where Pul-  teney and Lady Mary Montagu lived  and on both sides of which Sir Robert  Walpole had a house, where in my  youth the Duke of Hamilton, with a  beauty like a god's, was often, to be  seen.  Turning into Piccadilly, there is the  chariot of Lady Peel, who never missed  her daily drive with her daughter in  the park, aiid the yellow'.ohnriot of tbe  Duohess of Cleveland, with hor two tall  footmen in breeches and silk stockings  and their long canes. She was a lady  With a philosophio turn of mind, for  when her husband died she asked a'relative down to the funeral and told him  to bring his gun,.adding, "We are old,  we must die, but the phoasants must be  shot."���������Sir Algernon Nest in Nineteenth Century. ,  A Compensating Condition.  "I deceived yon about one thing,"  murmured the now wife to her husband. "I am older than I told you." ������������������  "Don't mention it, niy angel. I find  that your fortune is fnlly twice as large  as I had anpjosed."���������Detroit BVee  Press.  There are cigars and cigars, but if  you really want a good healthy smoke,  of a cigar that will not rob your purse,  you will use the "Interior" or "La  Morena" manufactured by the Inland  Cigar Manufacturing Co. of Kamloops.  One trial carries conviction.  . WE&ES   PEOPLE.  AND THOSE TROUBLED WITH  Palpitation, Throbbing or Irregular  Beating of the Heart, Dizziness,  Shortness of Breath, Distress after  Exertion, Smothering Feeling,  Spasms or Pain through the Breast  nnd Heart, Morbid Condition ofthe  Mind, Partial Paralysis, Sleeplessness, Nervousness, Anemia, General Debility, After-Effects of Grippe,  Loss of Appetite, etc.  Remember Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills cure the-worst cases  after other remedies fall.  . laxa-Llver Pills'.oure Constipation.'".  M. L. Grimmett, ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  Puplic, Etc..  Sandon,    B. C.  AND  W.  S:-Due-why  -.. Sandon, 13.  C.  ".''���������.       H. T. TWIGG  New Denver, B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG,  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  '���������Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bedford-McNeil Code.  MCMILLAN-  EUR  & WOOL CO.  ��������� 'EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200 to 20S First Ave.; No.  niNNE^FOLIS, J1INN.  Shipments Solicited..       '  "���������-.".'' Write for Circular.  fed  m^msm^^s^^^sm^m^sm^mim^sHimm  ���������At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks;;  Sandon, Slocan City.  THE LA RGEST A ND J*  FINEST BOOKSTORE       T-  IN THE SLOGAN^*^ ������������������.��������� ' T  ^^,^'\4'\,l'i*^1������^'k4>^^^^k*>l^,^���������i^>^t^'\^^\������'���������li'\,l���������t,^'\.^*^4'Ut^\^*ut^^^^^  OYerstocked  with NEW GOODS.    $700.  worth of Wall Paper.    Fancy 7.  and    Wedding    Stationery,  Sporting  Goods, School Supplies, Games, Toys,   etc.  '$r.  The latest':'.Novels and Magazines.  4*  CLIEFE & CO.,  Sandon.  5s������^������^������^4^������^ <Hp <P$s������ $f* ������3p J^* ������^������^������^������^������^9^  *i,.r t ��������� *. THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1899.  '(";,  VV  MINING RECORDS.  John  ck,   F  ver  ter.  Helen  Silver  Recorded  at 'New Denver.  LOCATIONS.  July, 24���������Silver Tip,; Fennell,  Carraher.  25���������Ruttcrford,   Four   Mile  Ryan.   Barbarian, s fk Carpenter ck, R  McTaggart.  26���������Dundee, Fish lake, WII Yawkey.  New Jersey, a l'lc Carpenter ck, J V  O'Loughlan. ' Sure Thing, 11 fk Carpenter ck, M McAndrews. Maud May, 11  fk-Carpenter ck, JV O'Loughlan. Peacock, s Ik Cnrponter ck, JV O'Loughlan. Minnie Clarke, n fk Carpenter  ck, M McAndrews.  27���������1 X L Fr, Miller ck, F A Davis.  Blade, p fk, Carpenter ck  J H Wol-  srton.   Resplendent, Silver mt, J Por-  One Shot, reloc Jumbo, G Kay, J  B Fi-hcr, J Riley, J T Foley.  Eureka, Wilson ck, A Peel.  H, F F Libscher. Hastings,  mt, H Nelson.  "  "t     ' , ASSliSSMKSTTS.  July 24���������Horseshoe. 25���������Unexpected, Ethel Fr, Cross'Fell. 20���������Learning. 27���������Tom Boilings-Victoria No G,  Keno, Pay Day, Violet Fr, Pansy. 28  ���������Emporium, Baltimore, Le Roi. 29  ���������Jehovah Fr, Protection, Maj* Bee,  Santana, Potter & McMillan Fr, Alps  Fr, Fairhope, Heather Fr. 31~Cedar,  St Lawrence, Glencaim.  TRA.VSPJ3R8.  July 24���������Victor J, A C Allen to G A  Petty, Dec 31,1S9S.  July 28���������Silver Reef *, P J Itussell  to M C Monaglmn, March 18, 1S97.  Adirondack 2-9, WHunf.er to R Sloan,  H Lowe and Waller Murray, July 17..  Silver Reef \, M C Monaglmn to H  W Peel and L H Snyder, July 22.  Rutland Fr J, WS Drewry to G W  Hughes, July 17.  Rutland Fr J, XV S Drewry to Scottish Colonial Co, July 17.  27���������Judgment from Supreme Court  for Chas Darts against St Kevernc  Mining Co.  - July 28���������Notice that I N Poyton.D C  and A Corbin have delivered a certain  bill of sale to Patrick and Bridget Mc-  Cue, July 20.  Utica, Andrew Jay, Colorado, J- in  Mountain Glory, Rocky Boulder and  Morning Glory," and J Alice���������P McCue  B McCue to Geo XV Hughes, option to  purchase at $5,000. July 18.  Battersea, F J O'Reilly to Wakefield  Mines, July 27.  One Shot J, JT Foley to A E Dron-  ard, July 27.  '���������Kaiser Wilhelm"   Breaks   the   Kccord.  The Bpced of the. trans-Atlantic  steamship continues to advance by  steady increments and the time of the  ocean passage is curtailed hour by  hour. That most successful ship, the  "Kaiser Wilhelm do Grosse," of the  North German Lloyd Company, has  now for the third time, surpassed the  record foinierly held by "Lucania" for  the highest average speed from New  York to European ports. This mark  stood for several years at 22'01 knots,  and was first broken by the "Kaiser  Wilhelm," which covered the course at  an average speed of 22-S knots, a performance which she subsequently  eclipsed by acnieving an average of  22-59 knots.  On her last trip the same vessel  ran from Sandy Hook Lightship to  Cherbourg in 5 days 20 hours and 55  minutes, the exact length ol her course  being 3,190 miles. To do ' this the  "Kaiser Wilhelm" must have maintained an average speed, day and night,  of 2205 knots, or 26 land miles per  hour. The most remarkable all day  nm of this vessel was made in May,  1S9S, when during a west-bound trip  she covered 5S0 knots in one day at an  average speed of 24'17 knots an hour.  The best previous all-day run was that  of the "Lucania," which covered 560  at an average speed of 23'38 knots.���������  Scientific American. .-:,'  WHAT D11. A..E. SALTER SAYS.'  Buffalo, N. Y.���������Gents :���������From my  personal knowledge, gained in observing the effect of your Shiloh's Cure in  cases of advanced'consumption,'-! am  prepared to say it is the most reliable  remedy that has ever been brought to  my attentention. It has certainly  saved many Irom consumption. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Store.  SCALDED. HER HAND.  Mrs. T. Wannaniaker, Frankford,  Ont.,'says: "I scalded my hand very  badly and them took cold'in it. It became swollen and was very painful, but  half a bottle of Hagyards Yellow Oil  cured it completely.", -  CHURCH    NOTES.  Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  io-morrow at 11 a. m.  and 7.30 p. ia.  Presbyterian.���������Rev. J. Clelland will  preach as usual in the Virginia hall;  Jo-morrow at 7:30 v. m.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m'., after close  of morning services. -Everybody welcome. '.-!���������  20 YEARS TORTURE.  Belleville Lady, Whom Doctors  Failed to Help, Cured at  Last by Doan's Kidney  Pills.    ,  No one who lias not suffered from kidney  disease can imagine the terrible torture  those endure who are the victims of some  disorder of these delicate iilters of the  body. Mrs. Richard Rees, a. well-known  andhig-hlyrespectcclladyof IJelleville, Ont.,  had to bear the burden of kidney compla'nt  for over 20 years and now Doan's Kidney  Pills have cured her when all else failed.  Her husband made the following- statement of her case : " For 20 years my wife  has been a sutTerer from pain in the back,  sleeplessness and nervousness and general  prostration. Nothing-seemed to help her.  Doctors and medicines all failed, until we  gol a ray of hope when we saw Doan's  Kidney Pills advertised as a positive cure.  "She began to take them and they helped  her right away, and ;she is now better in  every respect. We cein hearLily recommend Doan's Kidney Pills to all sufferers,  for they'seem to strike lhe right spot quickly,  and their action is not,only quick but it is  permanent. ���������  "I cannot say more in favor of these  wonderful pills than that they saved my  wife from lingering torture, which she had  endured for r-o years past, and I sincerely  trust thai, all sufferers will give Doan's  Kidney Pills a fair trial."  LA3CA-  LiVER  PSLLS  Cure constipation, biliousness  sick headache and dyspepsia.  Every piil guaranteed perfect  and to act without any griping, weakening or sickening  effects.    25c. at all druggists.  QOOOOO***~n,m>mO~'0,**,M*MO 00000  o  o  A QUICK CURE  FOR COUGHS  and COLDS  The Canadian Remedy for all  THRGAT akd ii*?ia AFFECTIONS  Large Roitlcs, 25 cents.  DAVrS & LAWI'P.NTR CO., Limited, g  Prop's. Peny r'nvia1 Pat" Killer. O  New York Montreal O  JOOOO- *���������--    " ���������   --��������� ������������������-"������������������-QOOOOO  FAINTER, MPERHdNQER,  KflLSSniNEK, &EC2R/0T2R  Will attend to orders from town  or country. Command of the  largest and best assorted stock  of WALL PAPER in the Kootenay country. Orders may- be  left at Cliffe's Bookstore or at  my residence, Sandon.  A FEW INTERESTING  FACTS.  When people aro contemplating a. trip,  whether on buKlnessoj- pleasure, they naturally want the bast service obtainable so lar as  speed, comfort and safety iscoi.cerned. Employees of the Wisconsin Central Lines are  paid to serve the public, and Our trains aro  operated so as to make close connections with  diverging lines at all Junction points.  Pullman Paloco Sleeping and Chair Cars on  through trains.  Dining Car service excelled. Meals served  a la Carle.  In ordor to obtain this first-class service,  ask the ticket agent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  and you will make direct connections at St.  Haul for Chicago, Milwaukee and all points  cast. ,  For any further Information  call on  any  llckcliigcnl, or correspond with  Jas. Pond, or Jas. A. Clock,  Gen. Pas .Agent,       CJeneial Agent,  Milwaukee, Wis. 210 Stark St.,  Portland, Or,  ^ 11M^^!  kgrndatBakpea Mi  A new and splendid assortment of seasonable materials for all kinds of garments now  on hand.  *    ������* COMPANY.  Operating Kaslo & Slocan Railway  International Navigation & Trad. Co  Schedule of Time Pacific Standard Time  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  Passenger train for Sandon aud way  stations leaves Kaslo iitS a in; Daily, returning, leaves Sandon al 1.13 p m. arriving at  3.55 p m.  f= International Navigation <&Trading Co.  Operatingon Kootenay hake and Hi ver.  . SS. INTERNATIONAL  IjenVcsKnslo Tor Xelson alGiiin. daily except Sunday; returning, leaves Ncl&on at <i:i0  p in, calling at Balfour, Pilot Il.iy, Alnsworlh  and all way points. Connects with Steamer  Alberta to and from Bonner's Ferry, Idaho;  alsoSF&X train to and from Spokane at  FiveJUilePoint.  S S. ALBERTA  Leaves Nelson for Hon ner's Ferry; Tuesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays at 7am, con nueting  with Steamer Intcinsitioiial from Kaslo at  Pilot Bav; reluming, lc-ivo* Banner's Ferry at  7 am, Wednesdays. Fridays aud Sundays  connecting with Strainer International lor  Kaslo, Lardo and Argenta. Direct connections made at JJonnerN Ferry with the Great  Northern ] tail way for all points east and west  Lauiio-Du>-ca>- Division.���������Steamer International leaves Kaslo for Lardo and Argenta  atS.43 p m, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Steamer Alberta leaves IGislo for Lardo and  Argenta atS p m,Sundays.  Steamers call at principal landings In both  direct!ons.aud at, other points,whon signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and tlie  United Slates.  To ascertain rates and full information,  address  ROBERT IRVING, Manager, Kaslo.  i^m^^smm^smmmfmm.  Carries the largest stock of pipes  in the Slocan. They must be  sold. A reward of $1,000 is  offered for the discovery of any  dealer who is selling, this class  of goods cheaper.  Reco Avenue, Sandon.  Northern Pacific By.  THE FAST LINE  TO AL.L. POINTS.  The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  Elegant Dining Cars,  Modern'Day Coaches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars.  Through tickets to all pionts in the United  States und Canada.  Steamship tickets to all parts of the world.  Tickets to China and, Japan via Taconia  and Northern Pacific Steamship Co.  Trains depart from Spokano:  No. 1, West at 3.40 p. m., daily.  No. 2, Hast at, 7.30 p. m., daily.  For  information,   time  cards,  maps  and  tickets apply to agents of the S. F. & X.  F. D. Gi BBS, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  A. D. CHARLTON, Asst.Gen. Pass/Agent.'  255 Morrison St., Co   3rd,Portland, Ore.  A   FIT   WE   GUARANTEED  In addition to j)erfect fits we guarantee  perfect workmanship, a matter of much  moment in this day of close competition.  Our prices the lowest.  KOOTENdY'S T/IILOKS.  2  Z  Wholesale and retail dealers in Groceries, Dry Goods, Men's Furnishings,  Hardware, Carpets, Boots and Shoes,  Tinware, Linoleums, Hats and Caps,  Crockery, Window Shades, Clothing.  We carry the best lines that money can buy.  SANDON, ROSSLAND,' GREENWOOD AND GRAND FORKS.  ���������������A^/^W^A^rA,^*A������^A������Arf\Ar/\#������/1*'  .,i,./i.)'UMii,..'\.),t.'Si,,.������.i',<".������'..M,i'.(������M,<(f^ri,������'ii,i<������  Royal Seal  Little Gem  Kootenay Belle  Blue Bird  Are the Best Union-made Cigars on the market,  best hotels and saloons.  and are kept at all the  SPOKANE FULLS I NORTHERN  NELSON X FORT SHEPPjM.  RY.  RED MAIN RIMY  ���������nil*  AND   SOO   PACIFIC.  ..DAILY SERVICE..  BETWEEN ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC  BY THE IMPERIAL LIMITED TO BE  INAUGURATED JUNE 18  The only All-raill route without change  of cars bet-wen Nelson and   Rossland and Spokane and Rossland.  LEAViS DAILY AlvRIVK  6.20 a.m Nelson 5 35 p.m.  12.05 a.m Rossland 11.20 p.m.  8.30 a.m Spokane 3.10 p.m.  The train that leaves Xelson at G.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokano with  rains for all     , '  ,  'PACIFIC dMST ''POINTS-.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  ; Stage,daily..  .'���������  C. G. Dixon, G. P; T. A.       .  '   ,  G.T. Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  See that the Blue Label is on each box, and that they are made by  The Kootenay Cigar Manufacturing Co.  P. O. Box 126.  Telephone nS.  NELSON, B. C.  Will give the quickest time between  ocean and ocean across the American  continent.  Daily expressservice via Crow's Nest  route to and from the Kootenay country  Improved service on all Kootenay  local rail and steamer lines.  Globe connections throughout.  Bo on the lookout for full details of  new service arid apply for particulars to  A. C. McARTHUR, Agent, Sandon  ."\V. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt., Nelson  E. J..Coyle, DlsL Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  Kaslo and Slocan Railway,  TlftE <ARh.  Trains run-on Pacific Standard Time.  WHEN IN SdN&ON STOP AT Tri������  Going West.  Daily.  Going East.  Leavo S.OO.n.m  Kaslo  Arrive 3.55 p.m.  . "      S.32   "  South Folk  "���������     3.20     "  0.30   "  Spoules  Whitewater  ,1      9 <>::     ,1  !U5   '*  ���������'      2.10     *'  "       0.55   "  Bear Lake  "       2.00     "  ���������'  "     10.12   "  McGuigan  "       1.45     "  "     10.25   "  Bailev's  "       1.34     "  "     10.3-1   " .  Cody Junction   "      1.23    "  ArrlvelO.40   "  Sandon  Leave 1.15    "  CODY BRANCH.  Lenve 11.00 a.m.     Sandon    Arrive 11.40 a.m.  ������������������     11.15    " Cody 11.25   "  GEO. F. C0PELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship Tiokets,  o and from all points, apply to S. Campbell,  Agent, Sandon.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from Furopeari points via  Canadian and American lineB. Apply  for sailing dates, rates and full information to any C..P. R. agent or  A. C. McARTHUR, Sandon.   ���������'-..-,  WM. STITT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,Winnipog.  SANDON, B. C.  Headquarters for Mining  and Commercial Men.  Rates $2.50 to $4.00 per day.  ##*  R., CUNNING, Proprietor.  SFEGIAL TO STEAM-USERS.  1 New Tubular Boiler���������25 H. P.���������our own make  1 New Tubular Boiler���������35 H. P.���������our own make  ���������1 New Tubular Boiler���������40 H. P.���������our own make  1 Second-Hand Boiler���������60 H. P.  1 Second-Hand Boiler��������� 30 H. P.  1 Second-Hand Boiler���������10 H. P.  1 Second-Hand, High-Speed. 50 H.-P. Engine  1 Second-Hand, Slow-Speed, 25 H.-P. Engine  1 Second-Hand Duplex Steam Pump  1 Belt-Driven Boiler Feed Pump  Above S. H. machinery is first-class order.   Correspondence solicited.  Brandon Machine Works Company, Limited  BRANDON, MANITOBA.  "'I  \ 1  1,  i'l  II  > I'l  M  -I'  m  ������& Q&rSi  IF  TIE TIGER OF TIE OCEAN.  STRENGTH AND FEROCITY OF THE  HAMMERHEAD SHARK.  Hit  Tower of Dcnlruclloii  Exhibited  Kent  In Tropical Wutera-Oue Tlial Toweiln  M'nnlc   and   Another That.   Handled   ������  Hull���������When Hit Turns on (lie. Hunter���������  Trap Iu Which llu Is Taken.  " Sailor  though you may  have  been  for a score of years  and never given  cause  for  a man  to  call  you  coward,  there comes a tinio whon you fool tho  creeps and your knees grow weak," said  u man who wa& a whaler once. " That  tuoio  is when you  look  ovor  the  rail  of a ship rising and falling on a calm  B&U and' find a big hainmerhoad shark  looking up into your eyea. The white  Bhurk  ia voraciouH and  merciless,  but  th*j  tigor of tho se-i,  as tiie hammerhead ia called, is worso than that. Ho  is the most repulsive looking fiili that  pwims. fie   will   fcake   up   tho . trail  of  a ship like a bloodhound, and his per-  oLstency  is   menacing   and malignant.  A   white  shark  can  bo  frightened  or  beaten off, even after seizing his prey,  but   the   hammerhead shuts   his  jaws  , like a bulldog and will be out to pieces  before ho will let go.   A man in   tho  water may dodge the rush of a whito  shark, but tho tigjjx never misses his  mark.   He hasn't the speed of the other,   but Lt  is  his  slower   gait    whioh  roakos   him   mora  certain   of   hia  victim.  " While the haininerhead shark may  be caught all along the Atlantic coaat,  hits true cruising grounds aro in the  tropical seas. To gel among the biff  ones you pxusL voyage up the Bay of  Bengal or coast along the great barrier reef of Australia. You will find  Lhe white shark there, too, but the  Lvvo species never run in the same  Bchool. I do not know that they quarrel whon thoy meet, but certain it is  that  THEY AVOID EACH OTHER.  Et ifi seldom that a big shark is caught  iu Northern watena, but in the tropical seas a twelve-footer, either  whito  or hammerhead, is looked upon    with  contempt. Ono day, as  tho ship While  Wings was bepatmod about fifty miles  off   tho coast  of   Madagascar,   a hammerhead shark of such  size  appeared  alongside  that he was  at first  taken  for a whale.   He remained with us for  over an hour, lying like a log uu the  water, aud it wua  easy  to ge.L hia dimensions,  or at leabi  his  length.   He  was exactly Ihirly-ihree feet long and  about the size oi a Hour-barrel.    If a  tow-line could have been made fast to  that  fiah  he  had   the   horse-power   to  enable  him   to drag   us   along.   While  ��������� the  white shark is  swifter  and more  supple,   the  hammerhead has  more of  what might  be called  pounding  power.   As aa illustration of what he can  do out  of, the  water,  I will  cite   the  case of aa Australian coasting schooner called the Wanderer.   I wap in the  whaling ship Paul Janes and we were  anchored off oho of the Kangaroo islands on the east coast,  to wood and  water.     The    Wanderer,    which    waa  northward bound, came to anchor quite  near  us  to make  good some  damage  received aloft in a squall.  The  water  was alive with hungry hammerheads,  and   the   captain   of   the, coaster,   put  over   a hook.   A   shark  eighteen    feet,  long soon  took.it  and  after  half   an  hour's hard work was hauled over,the  rail.   The fish seemed to be played out  sua thoy hauled Uim in, but no sooner  did he feel tho  deck under him  than  he   began    business.   V The    blows   he  Btruck with his  tail could have  been  heard a   mile    away,  and    when    he  sprang into the air and fell back there  was  a crash which  told  of splintered  planks.   In  ten minutes  that  fish  almost  made a wreck of  the  schooner.  He smashed bulwarks, shivered planks,  and broke stanchions as  if they were  sticks  and chips,    and    harness-cask,  water-butt, and the cook's gaily went  overboard as if sent by  A POWDER EXPLOSION.  The carpenter, managed to sever the  tail with a broadaxe at last, and no  more shark hooks were dropped over  the aide. Had that shark been free  In the hold of the schooner I believe  be would have started a dozen butt-  eade and sunk her at her anchor.  " In hia native element a big shark  has two sorts o������ power���������the go-ahead  and the reverse. Off tho Java coast,  on one of my whaling voyages, wo  killed a whale fixty-two feet long. In  bulk he seemod to \m an island, and  his weight was tons added to tons.  In a perfectly calm sea three boats  made fast to tow the whale down to  the ship. We had been straining bur  backs for five minutes and hadn't got  the great bulk moving yet, when a  hammerhead shark about twenty feet  long dashed in and set his jaws into  the body just forward of the tail. As  he got a firm hold, he began pulling  back and shaking his head, as you  have seen a dog pull at a root when  digging. Ak the flesh, would not tear  away, that shark kept reversing his  engines until he had turned tha big  body twice around in a circle, and added to the weight of the body was the  drag' of our three boats". To get rid  ol him' we had to almost cut him into  Strips with our harpoons. As to the  go-ahead powers of a shark, perhaps  there has never been a test which gave  Island, off the coast of Java, the natives caught a big hammerhead who  !had pur-sued a bather too far and had  (been stranded. A rope was made fast  t>ehin*a, his head and the free end 'fast-  ���������n������4 to a raft which  they construct  ed out of driftwood. According to their  statements the raft was about twenty feet square, and they piled at least  a ton of stones on it. It was a bulky,  unwieldly thing, and yet when they  got shark and raft clear of the shore,  the harnessed caplivo started off, at  steamboat speed and seemed to make  littlo of the drag in hia wake, lie was  passed by a catamaran, when fifteen  mik'S at soa, and was still keeping up  his stroke.  " I   have  known  a whito  shark    to  follow the ship twenty-four hours, but  never  longer.    By  that time his hunger  drives him to go cruising around  after food.    While tho Paul Jones was  working  along   the  Java   coast,   a big  hammorhoad  fell iu with  us,  ono day  and stuck  by  us   for   eight  days  and  a  half  without changing   his  position  threo  feel.   During that time we sailed (J30 miles.   None of us could figure  out how the shark got anything to eat  in all that  time,  ;uid,  us a matter of  fact,  I don't believe he  got a morsol.  Tho   idea   that  a shark   follows  a ship  for tho food thrown overboard is a false  one.    I havo seen tho cook throw slops  over   wheu  sharks  wore  following   or  skulking  under  the counter  and  THEY WOULD NOT MOVE.  A hammerhead estimated to bo thirty  foet   long  followed  tho  English    ship  Rod  Lion 2,180 miles   on  a voyage   to  Australia.   Food was  thrown  to    him  twenty different times, but ho would  not touch it.   The whito shark of tho  tropical seas displays more  fierceness  than ihose of the  Atlantio,  but ho  is  a sheep compared to the hammerhead.  In   the  year  1871   the   brig  Southern  Cross,   from  Calcutta  to  London,   was  wrecked, on Nelaon Island, at tho northern end of the Indian Ocean. Sho had  three passengers and a crew of fourteen   meu.   They  put    off    from   the  wreck  on a raft,  but   the  wind blow  them, out to sea instead of upon   tho  beach.    Tho   raft   was  surrounded   by  hammerhead sharks, and by sundown,  when it was sighted, by a north-bound  craft, only one of  the .seventeen castaways was left. ' The sharks could not  upset  the raft,  but   they  leaped upon  it sometimes two or threo at onco, 'and  knocked ' the  people  overboard.  ' In the yoar" 1882, while we were  landing some cattle from a coaster in  Portland Bay, Australia, lhe sling  broke and a large Devon bull fell into  the water. This was about half a mile  from the beach and in water fifteen  feot deep. The bull started for shore,  but a hammerhead shark seized him by  tho right hip almost at once. The shark  was only about fourteen feet long, and  tho bull was strong enough to have  pulled a tree up by the roots, and yet  tho shark began towing him out to  sea. Boats were lowered and wo went  for the fish. We boat him with boat-  hooks, stabbed him with knives and  fired six bullets into him from a revolver, but he wouldn't let go. Then  we fastened a towrope to the horns of  the bull and towed him to the beach  and the shark camo with him and was  killed with an axe on Lho sands. Tho  flesh was not badly torn, but at Lhe  end of a couplo of days the bull was  dead.  " For a good many years the Zoological Gardens at Bombay were seeking  for a specimen hammer-head. The price  offered was liberal enough, and scores  of them were caught with hooks, but  none lived beyond a few hours. It was  finally discovered that - tho laceration  of tho throat by the hook bled them  to death. Then a native of one of tho  Caroline Islands put the officials up  to a dodge, and a craft was fitted out  and Bent down.'.' the coast to Little  George Island. When she had come to  anchor in a littlo bay mon were sent  ashore to cut and bring off ton long  slim poles. These were fastened loosely together after being spread four  feot apart." This gave them a raft  forty feet wido 'by, fifteen feet long.  Then ropes from ten to fifty feet long,  about twenty lengths in all, were fastened to the raft and- weighted just  sufficiently to sink, them below.it. The  centre rope had. four feet of chain at  ita lower end, and to this chain was  wired  ,    A  HUNK   OF  BEEF. .  One morning they towed the light raft  two miles off shore on a smooth sea  and pulled away to watch proceedings.  It was even chances that a white shark  or ground shark or a small hammerhead might take the bait, but they  had to risk that. Luck was with tho  hunters: They had been waiting and  watching for two hours when there  was a sudden commotion. A tiger twenty-three, feet long had taken the bait.  Down it went at a gulp and ho started off. As soon as he felt the strain of  the raft he began to fight. A white  shark would have rushed this way and  that and sought to tear out lhe hook.  This fellow was not caught by a hook,  but he would not throw out tho bait.  He sought to sever the chain, and when  it defied him he rushed upward at the  raft and rolled over" and ovor as if turned with a crunk. They had counted on  hi.s behaviour to'capture him. In five,  minutes he was wound tip in half a  dozen of the trailing ropes and had  tho ��������� limber poleii bent in all sorts of  shapes, and they made fast and towed him off to Lhe brig. No fish could  have made a fiercer fight; Ii took  four hours, hampered as ho was, to  get him into his. tank, and his st renglh  and fierceness were matters of amazement. The fish was landed at Bombay  and transferred to a basin without: injury, but he only lived three months.  A second and a third were captured  Ln the "wxae manner, but both died after a brief captivity. In the same  gardens was a white shark who had  spent ten years in his tank and had  grown  fat  arid lazy.  "In Atlantic waters the man looking for sport may cast his shark hooks  overboard without fear of disaster, no  matter what sort pi shark take3 hold,  but in the tropical seas there is no  feeling of security.   If a big. hammer-  tho tragedy at Batavia, happening  only four years ago, was convincing  proof that" he is a dangerous foe. A  boat with five men in it hooked a big  hammerhead, and after running out  100 feot of lino tho fish turned and  rushed. As he neared the boat he leaped clear of tho water and landed among the men. In less than one minute  he had beaten out the bottom planks  of the boat with his tail, and of the  four men who met death two, at least,  had broken legs or arms before the  shark rolled out of tho wreck and went  his way."  CATCHING COBRAS.  In  .lIcnnH   Used  lty   (lie   SiialtcTIiiirmcrs  t'np'Hrlnff These Dangerous Itrpttte.s.  Tho cobra is so passionately fond of  inuisic that it can at any time bo' enticed from its hiding-place By the  notes of a violin or a bagpipe. It seldom hoars anything but tho bagpipe,  but if thoro be one instrument which  it lovea more than any other it is the  violin. *    '  If a cobra takes up its abode in tho  neighborhood of a dwelling, it is customary- to send for a' pair, of professional snake-charmers. They at once  proceed to work upon tho snake's love  of music. -One of thom strikes up a  tune near Lhe place where the cobra  is supposed to be.  If it ia thoro it is sure to bo attracted by the music, and soon to tnako its  appearance. It emerges slowly from  its hiding-place, and Lakes a position  ita front of the player. It is his business to keep its uttention ��������� engaged  while hia companion creeps up behind  it with a handful of fine dust.  Tho. casting of the dust upon tho  cobra startles it, and for one moment  it falUs its full length' on the ground.  It is only for a moment, but the time  ia long enough to answor the purpose  of tho assistant. With a lightning-  like movement ho seizes the cobra by  the neck ju'sL below the head. Tho  snake turns in fury, and winds its body  round the arm of its captor ; but its  rago availa it nothing. It cannot turn  its head to b' o.  If it is desirable to extract the fangs  at' onco, the captor presses his thumb  on the throat of tho cobra, thus compelling it to open its mouth, and tho  fangs aro drawn with a pair of pincers.  If, however, tho operator desires to  keep the snake inlact for the present,  the musician comes to his comrade's  assistance, forcibly unwinds the ceils,  and place's the body of the cobra, iu a  basket. Only tho head is left oui, this  being still held by the other, man. The  lid is1 pressed down to prevent Lhe cobra from wriggling out. Then, suddenly,  the captor thrusts the head in, and  bangs down the lid.  Sometimes music is used to draw  from Lhe snake its poison, to be used  for medicinal or experimental purposes.  When this is to be done, the musician's assistant, arms himself with a  largo plate covered with a thick plantain leaf. Whilo tho snake is engaged with the music he sits down right  in front of it. It ia too much engrossed to notice him until tho music suddenly stops. Then the cobrar" recalled  to existing surroundings, launches  forth at  the man  who  is  nearest.  Quick as ita thrust, however, is tho  movement of th������ man. He interposes  the plate aud receives the bite on il.  The potBO.n goes through tho puncture  in the leaf, and is deposited on the  plate. It is a thick, albuminous fluid,  like the white.. of an egg. One drop  of it, communicated to the blood, is  enough to cause death to any warmblooded animal.  TAMING THE LION.  hia actual horse-power. At Sandalwood  head bolts the hook he will at first  be thrown into a flutter- and make a  run for It. Five, minutes later he will  got hia' mad up and demand revenge.  There are scons of recorded instances  where he haa thade a rash and a leap  and crushed or upset a small boat, and  ITS GRAPHITE NOW.  Iifml Tenclls In Modern Times <'<intalu No  Lcml Whatever.  Once upon a time sticks of lead were  used for making marks oa paper and  wood, and the name has survived,  though riowudays all the pencils are  filled with graphite, or plumbago,  which is simply a form of pure char-  ecu L. -This mineral is found in only  a few places in the world���������in Cumberland, England; aliong the Lauren-  tian ranges in the Province of Quebec,  Ttcon'eroga, in Vermont.  The graphite, is taken, in the lump  from the mines aud carried to the  reducing mill, whiire it, is ground or  pulverized in stamp mills under water. The fine particles .ot graphite  tlcjtxt awtiy with the .water through a  number of tanks, collecting at the. bottom of these reservoirs, it is packed  in barrels iu the form of d'ust and  sent to Lhe factory, where tens of  thousands of lead pencils are turned  out every day. .The pulverized graphite is so lino that it reaLly is a  dust, dingy in color and smooth and  oiLy to the touch. It is divided into various grades of fineness by dividing it on water from One tank lo another. .  In another series of tanks the German pipeclay, which " is mixed with  graphite ,to secure the different grades  ot pencils from very soft to extra hard,  is graded in the same way by  floating.        The      finest    '   clay is  mixed -with the 'finest' graphite,  being ground together between stones,  nnd the hardness of the pencil is-secured by increasing the proportion of  clay in the mixture.  Sir.   John   Cooper  ������;iio������   Ills   Kxn'ci-lenri-s  Willi Hie Kin**; or Itensls.  John Cooper, who from being the  youngest lion-tamer in the world���������he  was a full-blown trainer at the age of  twelve���������has become ono of tho greatest, is no believer in harsh measures.  " Firmness and kindness will make  any animal fond of you," he said recently. " I have had lions so fond of  mo that if I petted one, others would  be jealous, ln a group of seven or  eight lions, an ill-timed caress of one  would wound the feelings of tho others, and if persisted in, would lead to  a row."  In some of hia performances, Mr.  Cooper had a lion on either side of  him with feet on his shoulders. Pointing to a picture of himself in such a  position, ho'said:  " You see this lion on my left shoulder? That ia Botsy. She was blind.  Whenever she got out of position in  the group, sho had a perfect horror  of touching me. Sho was afraid' that  she might hurt me. If she was in her  right place, she know exactly where I  was, and what sho could So without  Btriking me with' her claws or knocking me down. I have often been  touched at hor caro, which was quite as  great as any of us are capable of exercising. Poor-, blind Betsy I"  Speaking of tho memory of animals,  Mr. Cooper said, " I doubt whether thoy  forget anything. Somo years ago there  was a sale of elephants aL NorLh Woolwich .Gardens, ln the catalogue was  a group of elophants Lhat I used Lo  ' perform,' but had not seen for twelve  years. As they wero led into' the ring,  I said to.one of them, 'Hallo, Pal' an  expression that used to 'bo part of the  performance.  " Tho elephant was electrified, and  began to trumpet in an extraordinary manner. The others joined in and  got round me, encircling me with their  trunks, as if Lo embrace mo. It was  with difficulty I got away from thom,  and when I did, I fairly broke down  and cried. The people at the sale asked me Lo repeaL the performance, but  I couldn't���������1 was too much upset."  Although hia animals had such good  memories, there was one time when  Mr. Cooper's own memory failed. He  had been very ill, and it was his firsL  appearance aflerward among his lions.  When he got inLo the cage ho found  his mind a blank. He did not even  know ono lion from another. Quite  helpless, ho looked at the lions, and  they at him. Thoy were waiting for  the words and gestures that were associated with the different performances.  He continued to gaze at them, but  could make nothing of it, and was  turning away to give up when one of  them sprang upon him on one sido,  then another on the other side, and  the. rest ranged thom'solves about him.  They were going through the final  Boeno in the performance. Perhaps in  turning away he had unconsciously  made some gesture that they remembered. Anyway, tho lions had awaken-  od his memory, for although he did  no more performing that day, the whole  thing came back to him.  II IERRT OLD EN&LMD,  DOINGS OF  THE   ENGLISH   PEOPLS  REPORTED B)f MAIL.    ;  .  THE BOTHERSOME FLY.  TONSILITIS  CONTAGIOUS.  In the Altona, Hamburg, Hospital  all cases of tonsilitis or sore throat are  now isolated, since it was discovered'  that 18 patients in' five wards, all on  the aame corridor, caught a case of sore  throat from one patient.   ,  The One Tlmt tomes In and SMiuh A roil nil  so <iny\y Knrly In the'Morning.  ' 'One swallow may not make a summer, very likely not, but one fly, at  this season, can make a heap of trouble. This fly," said Mr. Gozzleby, " is  the one that comes into your room  to greot you in the early morning,  soon after sun-up, but long before you  want to get up. He is not satisfied  with buzzing up to you and saying  ' howdy' once, but with a great excess  of politeness or good nature or friendly feeling., or just downright stupidity,  for it oerLainly can't be mere maliciousness���������the fly doesn't know enough for  that���������comes aL you again and again.  If he goes anywhere else, it is only  to return.  " You brush him away drowsily at  first, but there's nothing drowsy aboul  the fly ; he is u|p for tho day, and he  comes around at you again at full speod  and lights on you suddenly. Your  drowsiness is gone now, and tho cold  fact is that you try to smash the de-  bonnair fly that got up so early. But  say, you may have a good deal more  brute, strength than tho fly, but you  aro not in it at all with him for  sprightliness and when you bring your  hand down whore he was he is as  likely us not calmly, walking. head  down on the ceiling.  ."But,he does nut neglecc you; ho  is back again presently, when you have  got comfortably and hopefully settled  down, zip! in a skimming flight so  close to your ear that ybu fancy you  can feel the wind from his wings, and  then he swings round iu a graceful  loop and lands on your nose. And that's  the way he goes, free from care, wideawake himself, never dreaming that  anybody else wants to sleep, just a  tearing and r'aring and prancing  around, and lighting on you every now  and then at irregular but not . infrequent intervals, and keeping everyr  thing stirred up, so that sleep is quite  out of the question. And at last you  give it up and get up an, hour or two  ahead of your usual time. You are a  good deal bigger than the fly, but there  are times when (he fly gets the belter  of you. :  " One swallow may not make a summer, by one fly may easily make n  man swear."  Uecord of the Events Taking Place lit the  JLiiml oi' (ho Uoso���������liiiere-tllns Occurrences.  The Mayor of Southampton's "'Stella"  fund now amounts to ������6,380.  J. L. Toole ia CC years of ago. Six  nenry Irving is five years younger.  U'tfi-lifeboats"round the British coast  during the last year rescued 628 people.  St. Peter's Presbyterian church, Liverpool, is about to celebrate its jubileo.  it baa been estimated that steamors  are 20 per cent., safer than sailing.vessels.  Queen "Victoria's annual trips to and  from Scotland alone cost hert close oa'  ������6,250 a year.  It is proposed to institute open air  restaurants in London during tho summer months.  In.the British navy there are at least  150 ships that have seen over a quarter  of a century's service.  Annio S. Swas, Mrs. Burnett Smith,  was one of those who attended her  Majesty's drawing room recently,   i  Gossips' say that Lady Peggy Primrose,' now. the Countess of Crewe, was  b.qu ath d two m.llious stei I ng by hor  mother.  Ann Grant, a domestic servant, who  recenlly'died in Cambridgeshire at tho  age of 87 years, has served 71 years iu  one family. '  Admiral Sir Henry Keppel, who at  tho- ago of 90 is about to retire from  service, has "been in the British navy  for 75 years.  In six-shilling form Ian Maclaron's  most popular book, "Beside tha( Bonnie Brier. Bush," has reached an.issue  of CO.00O  copies.  The most  up-to-date fashion  in calling    followed    among   smart    London -���������  bachelors is to employ a    commission-,  aire to leavo one's caixto.  Th*. William Black Memorial Fuel ia  lagging once 'move, and an appeal ia  now made for small sums from the admirers of the deceased novelist.  The Royal Institution of Great Britain, in commemoration of it&i centenary, has elected as honorary membei'B  a number of prominent Americans.  Tho income of the principal chari-  lab'le institutions having their headquarters in London amounts to.over  Svjven million pounds per annum.    ,  The principal trade of Bradford just  now ia said to bo in mercerized cotton  dr**ss goods. A firm there has! recoiv- ,  ed an order for mercerizing 160,000  pieces of goods woven' in Lancashire.  Many animals in dvstrt regions never  have any water except ��������� tho dow. oa  vegetation. A parrot in the London Zoo  ia known to ha-ve lived fifty-two years  without drinking a drop of water.  The London cottage known as "Lalla  Rookh' where Tom Moore is said to  have written the poem of that name,  for which M-essrs. Longman paid him  ������3,CO0, ia shortly to  bo  swept away,   i  The annual report of the ltoyal Scot- ���������  tish Hospital, just issued, shows that  the ordinary income for the year  amounted to ������5,884 9s. 2d., and, as tho  expenditure amounted to ������5.92*2 14s. -  1 l-2d., there ia an excess of ������38 4s. 11  l-2d., above the ordinary income. Tha  annual subscriptions amounted to ������1.-  G03 15s. 9d.. as againsL ������1,542 9s. 9d..  last year.  Dr. Jameson, the Transvaal raider,  wants to enter Parliament.  The greateat university is Oxford;  which haa twenty-one colleges and fiva  halls.  The most common name for a placa  in England ia Newton, which occura  no fewer than 72 times. '  Sir Honry Wm.'Prim rose, K. C. B..  has been appointed chairman of tho  Board of Inland Revenue.  It ia all'jg'd that of the various Highland representatives in the Houso of  Commons not  one. can speak  Gaelic.  A m.*dieal paper estimates that ovor  ������50,001) worth of medicine is annually  distributed "gratis at the English dispensaries.  The sketch of the Queen which sells  best in France is one taken on,the seashore with a Skye terrier walking beside her.  Rudyard Kiplitig says that tho bard-''.  tst work he ever did, and the hardest  he. over saw done  is  that of a   .newspaper office. ���������  Steam omnibus lines are being established between Newcastle and Hull and  oth'.'r cities ot northern England. Tha  fares are only a cent per  milo. ,  SLEEP.  - { !  Some doctors believe that a man has  juist so many hours lo bo awake, and  that the more of them he uses up in  a, day the shorter his life will be. A  man might live to bo 200 if he could  sleep most of the time. The proper  way to: economize lime, therefore, ;s  to sleep when there is' nothing betto*  Lo do.  OUT OF HIS SIGHT.  Get out I commanded her father.  Don't over let'me see you here again.  ���������Very well, replied- the confident  yimng man. Your daughter can tell  you the nights I am to call, and you  can arrange  to be out UL.LLL I leavo.  1  !  <v*  {  $������%  f^95*B  JSB  Y  :m  &  wi  .���������vtSf FOR EVERY J***<* *  CORRECT ANSWER  We ask not ono cent  of your money.    In tho  accompanying    Illustration is represented  In outline  the   picture  of Napoleon.   Find the  picture,   mark it, and  return  to  us,   and to  each of our patrons' who  interprets this  puzzle  correctly   we will  give   a   beautiful  Heavily   Plated  Heart - Bangle  NETHERSOI-E  BRACELET,  as illustrated.  In m&klnc thin xnervellcHig  offer we havo bo desire lo  .    .      pose aa public benefactors.  It II purely a business transaction in order  to put sample packages of FEjosplmtcd  Lime fro It Powder Into tne hands  ol the public.     This powder is put up  in 10 oent. packages, with sufficient la  each to mako sea   gluies of lime  fruit cordial���������a mart delicious, refreshing and delightfully plms-  nnt drink, and all who are awarded  one of cur Bracelets we require to distribute for us, among friend*, 26 sample  esrder that our (food* may not fall Into the hands ol tuiappredaUve people, wo "V>������������  romeachperson Jouleave 1 sample with, S cents, half Uie M% price of Kama.   Alter dig.  J v....*\,n��������� ������.(,irnti. tho money.    We will then zivo you for this service, .   ,  package*.   In  you to collect from ,...     ��������� ���������  ��������� trlbutlnor tho Sfi packages you return us tho money.  J1V������ juuiui uiio out iii*w,  aisVintely fceoTond In addition! to tho Bracelet, which was awarded you in the first  ^^TSM^^ai^v^iX^^mS, ������d"to oil wjio Hbn'-^^J  7-~JL=������=^    puzzlo within three days from whon seen flret, we will send with the^s^ei  Ito       / ' '  \ Ring, also free, a splendid Slmnlatlng Bnby, Emerald or Bnp-  ��������� nUIro fiennlne Tiffany Style Stick Pin.    To many this offer  I may seem Impracticable.    To all such we say it Is certainly worth In  I vestlgatlngi  the risk Is nothing, M wo nek none of your money.   We  I h*To been in business ln Toronto for ten years, and have never failed to  ' fulfil every promise religiously.    Our business is a legitimate paying  enterprise, carried on upon the broadest principles of co-operation, and  conducted by men of experience and business ability.   We are far-seeing onowh to know  that the greitor inducement we offer the quicker our goods will become popular.^ami we, n0TarDCeii  ore liberal enough in our views to offer inducemento to stimulate our industries which have never_Deea  I^rnpted M approached by any similar company. Our business is conducted throughout������?������������ "ghost  scales honw" Regarding our responsibility, we refer yon to any mercantile agency, We simply."J you to  lr,^ro������t our PirtMoPualle and send ns your mirtrean. Wo will award you the Bracelet and send you,  pc���������������Stt7MSffl���������������������fc. Fruit Powder. IMstribute ihem according toinstrucUon.  ^dT^llgiveyoualsotSieto 8olvt Shell Blngand Pin.' CouHany propo>Wo. {���������"J^Vnrif  yourself ol this great offer while you have the opportunity, or someons olse will out out theP.cture nuzie,  and it wiU not likely appear again.   Mentionthupaptr. ...������._ ���������  *.  9fr Adalaide St., Toronto, Ont.  MODEST APPEAL  Tho   attention   of    English-speaking  visitors to the Milan Cathedral is readily attracted by the following   notice,  ���������which   appears  over  an  alma-box:  Appele to Charitablea. The Brothers,  so-called, of Meicy, ask slender arms  for the Hospital. Thoy harbor all  kindp of diseases, and have no respect  to religion. ���������'  Man in Distress:  A whole family suffering. A dull  aching of nerve or muscle, or the  acuter pangs of neuralgia/ toothache,  or. lumbago makes life a misery. But  Nerviline���������nerve pain cure���������will relieve all these. Nerviline is powerful,  penetrating, and effectual. ���������  MILLIONS 01? DOLLS.  IChe manufacture and sale of dolls in  Europe, exceeds, at a low estimate, 26,-  000,000. One firm in Paris alone turns  ou,U 2,000 dolls a day, and many other  houses make even larger numbers.  Hotel Carslake, TJZ^Z^l  O.T.K. Station, Montreal. Gee. Oerslake a Co., I'rop a.  Mention Oiis paper.  TISDALL SUPPLY CO  <s^gffissasa  $65,000,000 AN ACRE.  UtrcetN of t>oii<Ian, g-jiglnnil, Proved by n  Itccciit Sale to be Wo'rlli Tlielr Wilalit  In Koi.l. .������  - One of the surest and safest ways of  becoming rich beyond the dreams of  avarice would be to possess a few acres  of land in the heart of the city of- Lon-  * don, or, in fact a singla acre , would  make one wealthier than the most  lucky miner that ever starved in Johannesburg. . This was proved conclusively the other day, when the freehold of  No. 54 Cheapside wan sold for ������28,500,  which is equal to ������00 per foot, or JC2,-  613,000 an acrel ' j  Th;; highest price ever asked for land'  in London was at the rate of thirteen  million pounds sterling per acre. The  goltk-n spot was in Bermondsey, where  a few years ago a small piece- of property was offered to tho Southeastern  iRa'ihvay Company for X1.25O.0U0. No  ���������wonder the railway company declined  ' to' buy.  Coming back to the city again, we  find that the ground about Lombard  Btreet is worth not less than ������2,000,-  000 an acre, while something like ������40 a  ���������square foot was paid for ovi*ry pioce of  the land between King 'William stat ue  and Trinity square, E.C.  ; In Cannon sta-eoc, in 1880, 000 square  feet of land was sold for building sites  for ������4,500, which amounts to ������ 10s a  square foot, or nearly ������330,000 an aero.  In the same year building, sites in  Grace church street realized ������18 18s a  square foot, or ������820,000 an acre. In  lt8J those prices increased by leaps and  bounds in the same streets. 1.285 square  feet of ground being sold) for ������37,000,  which is ������28 lGs per square foot, for  not. far short of ������1,260,000 an acre.  Going westward, land becomes somewhat cheaper, but still sufficiently  high to make it no exaggeration to say  that, metaphorically speaking Londoners  WALK ON GOLD.  For instance, one could, btuy an acre in  Pall Mall for half million sterling, but  if ground was required, in St. James' |  square or St. James' Btreet, something  like threequartors of a million would  be required for a like quantity. j  Three years ago the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland was letting hia land on  the Cadogan estate in Chelsea at ������50,-  000 an acre on building leases, with an  annual ground rent on half a crown a  foot. Three acres.of his property near  Sloan-o street was sold for ninoty-nino  yeari for ������175,000. j  The Marquis of Salisbury owns five  aoros of land at Charing Cross, which,  250 years back, was leased for grazing  purposes to his ancestors at the rate of  ten shillings an acre for 500 years.  Ths'se few acres are now worth about'a  sovereign per foot.  The value.of property in London has  tivblcd   since  1856,    and    to-day    tho  houses within its borders are calculated to be worth some two hundred and [  fifty million pounds sterling, and the '  land on which they are built is valued '  at not less than   six    hundred million  pounds.  Upon the latter sum the lanlords receive about twenty-five million pounds  annually in rent; and, sooner or later,  , under the leasehold system, house pro^  perty of enormous value will come into  I their lands.  The ��������� owners of London include all  jsorts and conditions of men and wo-  jmen, from dukes to shareholders ip  Ibuilding societies and owners of single  tenements. These small owners number about 200,000. But the great bulk  of the rental of the metropolis belongs  to comparatively few people.  The! ground landlords include the  Duke of Westminster, to whom a large  portion of the jBelgravia, Pirnneo add  Bxosvenor     square     district   belongs.  Th?n the Duke of Bedford owns chiefly  thj Covent Garden district and Blooms-  biiry; Lord Portman and tho Duke of  Portland West aud East Marylobone  districts respectively; Lord Cadogan. ii  large part of Chelsea; whiia the Marquis of Northampton reignV ii* Clerk-  enwell, the Duke of Norfolk in ,lho  south of the Strand, the< Marquis of  Camden in Camden Town, .Lord Southampton in Tottenham Court roadi and  Kentish Town, and Captain Penton in  the district of Pentonville.   ��������� .  Fact, Fancy and Fable  Have convinced people that Putnam's  Painless Corn Extractor should be  given tho preference. Got rid of your  corns; get rid of them ' without pain;  use Putnam's Extractor and no other.  Olrei new  life  to   thl  Hair.   It makes it grow          and restores ths eolor.  Sold by all druggists,    50c. a bottle.  I LABOR-SAVING SHEARS. ���������  A German who believes in labor-saving devices has patented a pair of  shears with a spring attachment.  When a cut has been made and the  shears -are closed, the spring opens the  bladea slightly, When they are wide  open, ready for cutting, the arrangement acts in tho reverse way and assists in folosing them. Both actions  lighten; the work of the cutter.  "Pharaoh 10o."^-������������5gfc������r  DISCOVERED    AT    LAST.  A wholesome, nourishing prepara-i  tion which takes the place of tea and  coffee cures indigestion, and .all complaints caused by tea and coffee which  are poisonous. " Rocko Health Drink"  is absolutely pure and is used! at your  meals instead of coffee. A' 10c. package will nuke 75 cups. Rokco also  makes a delicious summer iced drink.  For sale by grocers. Ask for it.  INVITATION ETIQUETTE.  "I know a young girl who is so punctilious, it i3 a pleasure to invite her  anywhere," said a lady not long since,  "She always keeps her appointments  to the minute, never forgets her engagements, and is always to be depended upon. Sho is very popular  with young and old, and there is little doubt that she owes much to this  praiseworthy attribute. In the matter of invitations the least one can do  to show their appreciation of the  courtesy extended them is to be  prompt,"  O'KEEFE'S Ji& IVSALT  Invisonvloa and Strrn-'thonB.               ���������  W. LLOYD WOOD, 'i'cronlo. GENERAL AOENT.  '..'������������������    SOLID RUBBER WHEELS.  . A new wheel tor motor cars and sim-  llar. heavy vehicles is called a flexible  wheel. The' box is formed of a block  of solid rubber that bears the whole  weight of the conveyance and acts as  a spring.,.  , BERLIN'S PAUPER CEMETERIEa  More  than 3,000 persons are buried  annually in the paupers' cemetery of  Bejrlin,   ���������  UTnanana     Wr     RELTANCE  CIGAH  lOSCatia,   IUC.   FAoTORi .Montreal  VERT  CONEIDING.  . I nover saw a man of moro confiding  disposition," than Barber.  That's  Barber,   all  right.    Why,  he  even believes his own lies  YOU  GAN always rely upon the purity and uniformity of  Por Over Fifty Yo������r#  MHO. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYhTJl' bo* OMt  used by mothers for thejr children teething. It soother,  tho child, softuriH the gums, allays all Biiin,"-v\irej -wind  cello, aud ii the best remedy for diarrhcea. 2So. a bottle. Sold bj- all drucglsts throughout the norld. Bo  sure and ask for " Mrs. Winflow'a Soothing Syrup.  BOASTS.  Watts���������My grandfather walked ten  miles   on  his  eightieth   birthday.  Potts���������Hah I My grandfather walked eighty mile& on his tenth birthday.  MINERAL  WOOL.  This material being fire, frost and  vermin proof is now being very largely  used as a non-conductor of hoat, cold  and sound in cold storage, public buildings private residences, etc, also for  covering steam, hot water, hot air,  and cold water pipe. The Eureka  Mineral Wool and Asbestos Co.,  Toronto, will be pleased to send descriptive pamphlet if you are interested.  COST OF  A  ROYAL FAMILY.  The   total    cost  to    Russia  of    tho  imperial   "family     is    ������20,000,000   per  year.  Beware  of Ointments  for  Catarrh  that Contain Mercury  ������s mercury -will surely destroy lhe sense of  smell and completely dorango th} wtiolM system when entering it through the biiioou- surface. Such artlcloa ahould nover be used ax-  oopt on pre-icr.ptions from ronutablo physicians, as tno duraauo they will do is ten fold to  theg od you oan possibly derive from them.  Hairs Catarrh Curs, manufactured by *'. J.  Choney & Co., Toledo. 0., contains so mercury,  and U taken internally, acting directly upon  the blood and mucous Burtacos of the system.  Ia buying Hall's Catarrh-Cnro bo suro you get  the Konuinr. It is taken Internally, end made  in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. f eitl-  monials free.  Sold by Druggists, prico 75c. yer bottle.  Hall's family i'illu are the best.  A" STUDY IN NATURE:  What  animal,  asked Edith,    always  has a comb, but never combs its hair}  A bee, guessed Davie.  No^o-0-0;  a rooster.  ffPC ������8J  Fitters T lathe Hands!  We can give good mechanics steady work,  good'wages, cool, well lighted,well-heated  shop, be*U modern conveniences.  Brantford is a healthy, progressive city.  Living cheap.  WATER0US, Brantford, Canada  4/ CttAs 6  -������c4uCru44  4t*^ JfUt Jfabj*  CvlAs AFlMs  Bssasaaasxa  Lead Packag-eb.  CEYLON TEA.      23,30,40, 5������ and 600.  A BOON   FOR THS LAWIEJ  THE IV'EY PATENT EXTENSION SHOE CO.,  Are snxlous to seaure the Address uf er������r</ lumn 31311 and ironau Ip Gfiaivdiv Vherj  Ssrlnitoo������4 Burli  ployiucnt to atery laois ptrsoii who will take the troubls ie liriie' for elFtty&rS ������nqolu  to act us ivjenU.   dot one of thu Extensions for r'f urielf mi3 ybu Trill, after wmrlBj 1  neos eoneUts In one hub being thortur than tho oihsr, and eta offerlRjf eoeft si   _���������_ , .._,._ _ ,.. .v. v,   & _������,��������� f.r elFsS"   '  .. . .          . If and ibturlll  a, work, h&ve n0 trouble to oonrinav others of its f aluo.  This Extension is bj far the best of fts oaturs avers _, _,_ .  the vrsarer bo walk ur*ri*jht, to walk with erne and easarert. to wear aey ec  shoe, und rives them the same appearanoe aa Ibotr more'.fortunate A-loads.  is Extension is by far the best of fts nature aver placed eo th������ market, apd iaa  ezraiM  ciroulan free to all.   Auk for terms to agents..  ���������������������     170 BAY 8TREBT,; -  77\-;;-  Address  TORONTO, CANADA,  OF COUBSE NOT.  Marriage is so often a.failure,.said  Miss Caustique, that I don't'^blamewo-;  men a bit for being  old maids;���������'.,,-   ���������.-.'.  Blame them ? said the crusty-bachelor. Of ,: ccursie not. It isn't '���������' their  fault.    7'   ;,-.; ,'7-7   :-..:'?   '-'"''   ."'���������,"��������� '���������!]?  Carbolic Disinfoctante. Soape, Ointment. Tooth Powders, etc., have been  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for superior,  excellence. Their regular use prevent Infectious diseases. Ask your -dealer -to ^potato a  supply.   Li������te mailed free'on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER,"...   -    EMCLAWP.  O N E N I O H Tdrotgls1 toMl p'rto.������l"y  K'/iTEESjY5! Prooured In all countries.   Deifsss,  B#W I EH I W-Trado Marks registered,.Cop/rights,  Caveats procured.    "Write forlnformatiori,  EGERTON, It. CASE, Rsgistered Solicitor of Patent*,  Wotaq Publle, Temple Building, Toronto, Ons.  -*v^r_A.3STa?E!X52  ,  AGENTS���������Either sex, to handle our auparior Uds oi  Crayon and IVater Color FortralU, Frannu, eto, 8blaJ  and Sleotrio Prints supplied to arttfts -tnd the trade.  All goods at wholesale vrioes.  POWEtL k OKTH, Toronto, Ont.  The Daw.or) Commis&ion  Co., Lln\Ited,  0or. Wont-Market & Oolborno St., Toronto,  Oan get jou best prices for your Apples, llutter, Aggs,  Poultry, aud other produco, If you ship lt to them.  EABMO FOB SALE-BRUCH COUNTY���������  mnnia Some Great 'Dareainr. Apply to JAMES  Molt. STK\yART, Drawer 16, Klncaidine P.O., Ont.  RATARRH of the Throat, Nose, Stomaoh and Blad-  "**""*��������� der permanently cured. JndlunCatnrrh  Pure Co., 1-16 gt, Jaiuoa St., Montriial.   WHITE'S  PH0SPH0 SODA  An SB������rTt������tiine Poospbate, eaosllsnt oleansor for liyer,  kinuty and stgpiaoh, takes the place of 0o.1l tar prepara-  liens In qase ot heudacha, its offeo( Is Immediate. Bold by  all druggists, in luo, S5o, 50o and 51.M packasi  gueen Olty Orus Oa., 27J Welllnsten-at. E., Til  ronto.  Instruments, Drums, Uniforms, etc.  Every town can have a band.  Lowest pi-Ices over quoted.  Fine catalogue, MOillus-  trations, mailed free. Wrlto us for anything In  Music or Musical InstrumentJ.  WHftLEY HOYCE & CO.,    -    Toronto, Can.  ., ... LEAD, COPPER, BRASS.  Wholesale only.   Long Distance Telephone 1730.- "  WILLIAM   6T.,   TORONTO.  Mills. Mill* & Halaa  BarrSatow.oto.. romorod  to WefjlerBldK"., Rioh-  Bond lit. w.. Toronto.  cuttingschool-^:;: '"��������� D"M  ulogue.  ill  *������*^sav**'.������    'makers, send for cat-  C. & D. SCHOOL CO.,  Montreal.  COMMON SENSE KIUS Roaches, Bed  Bugs, Rata and Mice.   Sold by all |  DrURgUti, nr 381 Queen W. Toronto.  S?3  CARD INDEX...  The only perfect nyBteui for korr*  Ids names, ������ud Addrcufls.   *o������  Sample tr������y outfit........   *8������<*������  The Gffles Spoolnlty Mfflf. Qo.,  ���������^sj- Limited  122 aad 134 Bay St., TORONTO.   Faotary - Newmarket.  itipeoifclly tn������?i������  > wbohftTefAlled  1 lobeouredeiKA-  wh������r4, writ* to  Dr. Arnott, Bcrlit, who will codtJdo* you h������ o������n euro you  Bci@aS ieatSier.'.PoSish  Wili keep your shoes soft as velvet  MADE IN ALL COLORS.  SOLD EVERYWHERE.  SUIV1MER SESSION  NIMMO   &   HARRISON,  BUSINESS   *MO   SHORTHAND   0OLLSOB,  I.0.0.1T. BulidlDg, Oor. Tonge aad College Ste., Toronto.  Thoreugh aad practical lnstruotlon ln all subleotspar-  ialnlns to a thorough Business &r Shotthand eduoatlon.  'norough preparation for Inland Revenue and Oirll Ser-  rioe examinations. Open entire year, day and erenlnfl.  Bend peetal for free Infonoatlta.   FvEK/^^noTH^KNOWs  THU VALUE OF  ..-__. ������. ,^nvr,n ��������� Ea   Without   medicine  HEAL.1 fo r������E5T0R&9 or ������ip.n������. to th.  most, disordered Slo������������b. ^"f**-N''^'- Li"'- Bluod'  Bud ier, Kidneys. Brain and Breath bf (  0SS H^ mi's;     Revalenta  U ������&rry ������   Arabloa Food,  whioh Sares Ia������aHds and Children, and alie Roar, sue-  MS.������uli������ Infant* ..hose Ailments ������"* D.b.Hty haTe ������  ���������laid all othai treatments.     It digests when all olhe*  Pmo" rojiited. .ares 59 times Its cost In medicine.  _������    n. ���������   Invariable Success,    1M.O0C  .50 Years ^xfe^sfe  NeA-ous SSSSllly, aieepUssuess. Despondency,  .- v m. j������v 11.1m teal.  TheTalteman  of Beauty "hho������w'.  Captivating  ompiexTon  Beautiful as a rose-leaf; clear, soft aud v������t-  . vety as en lnfant'0,, oan be ebtalued  Bent free en application.  THE    TALISMAN    OO.  77 VICTORIA ST., T0R0HT0.  MO.VTBEAi.  Am. Plan.  The " Balmoral," Frea Bus &fc������  Catholic Prayar K������r8X������������  ReUeioue Pictures,' Statuary, snd Church Orpamesftj,  Kduoutional Works. -Mail orders receive prntont jHetS*  tion.    -.,..,.���������       D. A J. 9ADLIEB A 60., M<>S������r'}M> j ,  FARM FOR SALE.  7 198 ACKBS oITWATBD  in. Waterloo Co., Wilmot Tp'., Ont.: IsniU n������rtls ol  No* Dundee and 5 miles south ol ������������l������/������bj>ite oa  O.T.R.; the Und slopes (ently tewaras (CMheof ejs������;  is a rich clay loam, iu.a good state of cnltrf sttOn 1 Were  ve 3 acres of orohard and garden, about H aOH* c  Kond hardwood bush, cedar, and iprude hedfte aroun  buildings, and !00 maple trees bordering on Kt������\ 1 W  and soft, water, at house; birn. lanoDed with rpritt  watur by hydraullo ram: power: whjjBl oo bare j apeis  50 acros of whiiaft to rosadow,' bsjanoa sp-ing orep-������  farm dan be bouijht with or wlthoirt orep PM ttmi  addrtss ISRAEL UftESSMAN, Now DvuStso. Oni   tanfet*.  o/ p������r Month Paid Regularly en (nvte  41:/o . Murplus ovsr this regular dlvidsitd dli������������j9jfi������*  quHr:erly. Any amount froui |Cs upwards neoeln3. CejV  lavestntent. 'lliii Oeiupany S flan matt, tha nqulrb-  monts of thousands who are seeking a'eafi) en^AreAf  ablo investment, aud is creating a wlde>n>sed l������J*r_e,  uraoni Investors in all parts of the Doiplniou. By  PUEK, giving full particulhrt-ihows lew SW9 >V  oouia SWO.OOO in ten years by allowing surglesJBroa  compound in safe and conservative speouiatrve Investments.  The Dominion Investmont Oompsny ot Torants*,  Panada Permanent Chambers, 18 Tprorfto St.  L. COFFEE & CO.,    ���������MiA*W  GRAIN AND COMMISSION  lV.ERCt.ANT8.  Rooms 400-12 Board of Traele (JuHdlng,  TORONTO. ONT.  Thomas ITiynn .   Jonw L. Cob-fwi  Lowest  Prices. B HSf B H-i Kas  Rope, Lath Yarn, and Ployoles*  Scalar., Ask For Quotations,  ROYAL MAIL  STEAMSHIPS  Montreal end Quebec to Liverpool.  Large    and    fast   Steamers    Vancouvar,  Dominion, Scotsman, Cambroma.n.  Rates of passage :���������lfir.1 Cabin, 850 upwards; Saeecd  Cabin, {3;; Steerage, *J2 SO and ������38 50  Por further f^formatieu apply-to local ageAt", or  I>AVTi> TORRANCE * CO., aenertntgonta.  H St. Sacrament St., MontreM.  That_0il5 f  HOT OR COLD WEATHER  HAKES HODlfPSREHOBt  MAOHIHE OIL Does Its Work Wall ,  SSTd ardwaro, Druj and Goneral Stores, all Gell lt fal  their best, Oil - Sells cheap as the other.  Michigan.Land for Sal������.  8 OtiO ACRES 0000 FARMING LAN08-AREHAQ,  , Iomo Ogomaw and Crawford Counties Title perl  /e'et. On. Michigan Central.. Deiwlt * H^lL'^So i^^l  toon Lake Railroads, at price. langlng frota ������te ������  rer ������re. These Land, are Close to Ent.rprljlng N������  ToVus, Churohes, Schools, etc., and will bo sold on mees  reasonable terms.   Apply to  R M. PIERCE. Agent, West Bay CHly, KwB-  Or J. W. CURTI8, Whlttemere, Miott.  THU  8EHD  IETERB0ROOCH ^AL0CUE>(  BucociBora  to.   nAHOE  (Likii������d.)  Ontario Canoe Co.  J. Z. ROGERS, Manag-er.  PETERBOROUGH, 0NTA8I0, CANADA.  ^  Watob,   with   guard    er  ohateselne for mD log J doe.  of our' full-stsed   Linen [  DoylifisasiOe. oaoh; Lady's  ?t4rUos8tlTer Watoh for .oiling  doj. Ooyllea io latest and  prettiest doelgn. They sail at  right. Write and we send them  poaspaid. Sell them, return our  snoneyandwe promptly forward  yonr watoh free. Un������o!d doylies , . ,  tetaraabU.      UNEND0tL)/0O.,Dapt., ' Z,' Torontel  .ROYAL -MAIL  STEAMERS  ST.  LAWRENOE  KOVtK,  MONTREAL TO  LIVERPOOL.  Frjro Liverpool. From' Muntroea,  6 July ....CALIFORNIA^ i'l .fffly.:  13 July .....TAINUI V .loly.  ������ July -.- PARISIAN.:...' :. 3 AugUi������,  27 July .-LAURENTIAN .10 AuvJuljC  S August....;...CAUFOIlNlAN... lJAuBu.iv  The new Twin Screw S..S. Uavarian,  10,000 tens, will  sail from Liverpool Aug. 24. and from.Hontreal Sept. 7.  Cabin Passanc���������8B8.0U������n������ upwards.  Second Cabin���������*S>.W, Return 46B.M.  Steerage���������Liverpool, Loudon, Wlaagow, Londouderrjr  Queenstown, 82150.  . For further information apply to  H. B0URLIER, 77 Yongra St., Toronto,  or H. & A. ALLAN, Montreal. ^..s,;^-;f,,;'.Jl^S^  mmm  -7.-e':."7>-r  ''-������������������J-  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1899.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  Berry picking and camping are now  the rage.  Silverton.   football team beat Slocan  ���������City on Saturday, 1 lo 0.  ������.  Neil McDonald, of the Balmoral, has  been laid up vvith u sore eye.  Cody avenue is being graded, which  is much improving the appearance ol"  things up that way.  Mr. Wood is having a nicely fitted  up office built adjoining his residence  at the Last Chance lower terminal.  The Ruth concentrator is receiving  ,  the external finishing touches, and will  doubtless be soon ready for business.  Win. Karr   is   now nursing a  lame  shoulder, the result of a modest tumble  ' while working   on   the   Payne   bunk  house.  Brother Lowry says New Denver  cows ate up his lawn, herbage, <*arth  and all, t.ie other night, and he had to  come to Sandon for a new one.  The local parsers have a dozen or  more surmises hh to the opening of the  mines; but the fact is the owners  themselves are not sure when they will  open.  Cure that cough  with Shiloh's Cure.  The best cough cure.   Jlelievcs croup  promptly.     One million   bottles   sold  ' last year.   40 doses for 25 cts.   Sold at  McQueen's Drug Store.  There is a feeling in the air, very  rapidly being made, that-many of tho  larger mines will open up right away,  but upon what line.\ or basis, it would  be idle to speculate.  Dyspepsia cured. Shiloh's Vitalizcr  immediately relieves sour stomach,  coming up of food distress, and is tho  great kidney and liver remedy. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Store.  The first story of the new Presbyterian church is about closed in, and the  second story, which will be the church  proper, will soon grow into prominence from its commanding position.  While speculation is general as to  when the mines will open, we are confident from what some of   the owners  say thoy will not   open  at   S3.50  for  for  eight hours,   H" they stay closed  years.  Mr. J. D. Moore of Kaslo, is looking  over the Three Forks and New Denver  wagon road by order ofthe government.  It is understood that an expenditure  will be made on boil), but how much  he is unable to say.  The Payne bunk house is now finished and" is one of the best in the  Province. It has separate sleeping  room3 and bath room's, and will be  heated by steam and lighted by elec-  '   tricity throughout.  The Halcyon Hot Springs are to  have bottling works on a large scale;  the water is to be bottled and sold on  the railways for the minerals it contains. A strong company is to be organized to do the work-  Mine Inspector McGregor is here,  and was surprised to learn that there  was no inquest held on the remains of  E. C. Williams killed at the Sovereign.  He changed his surprise, however,  when he learned there was no coroner  in the Slocan.  "Two little boys of mine were  troubled with worms. They would  wake in the night and vomit and sometimes were quite feverish. I got a bottle of Br. Low's Worm Syrup which  gave them complete relief from their  trouble." Mrs. William Mer-'el, Tee-  terville, Ont. '.-  The mine owners again had a caucus  in the "city, ������������������ holding meetings Tuesday  afternoon, and evening;  and,   though  ��������� nothing is given out for publication, it  is generally understood that the meeting .was not a unit all through. It  may also be surmised from what is in  the air that the government is likely  to suspend the penal clauses of the  eight-hour law.  The situation at Victoria seems to  be a little mixed.   Semlin  offered  the  .attorney-generalship to liemtcken, a  Turrierite", and that gentlemen refused  . it unless Semlin repealed his obnoxious  mining laws, which he  refused  to do.  ' He next offered it to Heniierson.of New  Westminster, who was also elected by  Turner's money to support Turner, but  flopped., We  believe Henderson   has  Accepted it, but whether or not lie  :an be re-elected is the next question.  Ladies, take the best. If you are  doubled- with' constipation, sallow  ikin, and a tired feeling,  take Karl's  ' Jlover Tea.     It is pleasant   to  take.  ,* Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Hadi Adali,  "the terrible Turk'.' and  ' jhampion wrestler, was here  Tuesday  '  ivening,   but could get, up only a very  ndiilerent show, as no local party, not  sven among  the husky miners,  would  ackle him.   He had a few rounds with  '   lis trainer,   however,  which was  like  , hikls play to him.   He is a  monster  n size and weighs 270 pounds without  xtra fat.   One of the restaurant kcopra asked him how they should do with  nn.   "Well," siiid he, "bring me what  ou give five ordinary men and charge  -  ccordingly."    She did so.    lie ate it  nd ordered a  sufficient quantity, for  ato more   besides, paying thcMare oi  3veii men.   The best thing , he can do  1 the absence of wrestling bouts is to  ire with some of the mine owners to  The latest current literature at  Cliffe's Bookstore.  We hear nothing about the curling  and skating rinks these days.  Mr. Fallows is having his residence  painted, not red, but white, which will  much improve its appearance.  Mr. Crowse, who was so badly hurt  in the Sovereign accident, is rapidly  recovering. Dr. Power says no serious  consequences are now apprehended.  Mr. Uhas. Johnson, Bear River, U.S.,  writes : ' I was troubled with hoarseness, and after taking three bottles of  Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup I was  entirely cured." (  Be not deceived! A. cough, hoarseness or croup are not to be triillod with.  A dose in time of Shiloh's Cure will  save yon much trouble. Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  It appears that Kaslo has not yet  heard the last of that face powder business. The two women arrested here  in that, connection have commenced  action to recover S2.000 damages.  Karl's Clover Root Tea is a pleasant  laxative. 'Jtegulales the bowels, purifies tho blood. Oleiii's the complexion.  Easy to take and pleasant to take. 25  cts.   Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  K. & S. make special rate of first  fare lor round trip between Sandon and  Nelson for Walter L. Main's circus at  Nelson, August 7th. Pickets on sale  Aug C���������good to return till the 9th.  Sick Headache���������that bane of many  a woman's lile is quickly cured by  Laxa-Livor Pills. Tliey are adapted to  the system of "the moat delicate and  never cause any griping, weakening or  sickening.  The blasting for the bed of the Ruth  flume ou the east hill is keeping men,  women and children, living in the  gulch below, in dread ol" their lives  these days, but we suppose thj good  work lias to go on.  In the summer time running sores  and ulcers are hard to keep sweet and  clean. Bathe them with Burdock  Blood Bitters and they will be Jree  from odor. Take this remedy internally and soon healthy flush will supplant th(.- decaying tissue.  A very beautifully designed and finished pulpit has been placed in position in tlie Methodist church. It is  the workmanship ot Col. Pierson and  Thos. Milne, material contributed by  Messrs. Folhet & iWciUillaii, ai,d ior  which they will yet reap their reward.  Mr. Barron went to considerable  trouble and expense to give the school  children a picnic at Cody on Wednesday.- However, they had a good one,  plenty of amusements lor the alter-  noon, and also plenty to eat Irom the  capacious baskets of the ladies, it  would be well to see as many, school  children we mean, attending school on  the opening day, the loth, as were at  the picnic on Wednesday.  The remains of E. C. Williams,,, who  was killed in the Sovereign tunnel Friday week, were interred in the Sandon  cemetery   011   Sunday   afternoon.     A  brother, who had been operating in the  Lardo-Duncan country/was  communicated with at Trout Lake City, and arrived in. time to direct tlie burial;    As  there were but  the deceased  and  the  injured man, Crowse,  in the tunnel at  the time ofthe accident���������the. mucker,  a'green hand,  having run1 out just before  the blast  went,oil'��������� it is hard  to  say just  how the   accident  occurred.  The prevailing opinionis that  on  account of the water dropping down from  overhead, the  deceased miscalculated  the time it would take for., the fuse  to  burn.." It  was the crushing in of the  skull  by a piece  of rock   that caused  instant death,  though his limbs we're  badly,  shattered, ' \ Tiie,. funeral   was  largely  attended., by. miners, and citizens generally,   as   the deceased  was  known   to many.   He  was   a steady,  careful man, and.a good citizen.  fl Word on BEEF TEHS.  Meat extract resembles Beef Tea made at  home in the fact that it contains no nourishment at all. Hard doctrine this for the  ladies who think that nothing can equal  their own make.    How is  H. BYERS & CO.  Nourishing then ? .Because it is not a meat  extract only- it contains in addition the  nourishing qualities of pure lean ox bsef  highly concentrated and pulverized. Bovril  is, therefore, superior lo meat extracts or  beef tea.  ,fi<  ���������ftEsoftSsep  giQ39ES���������arassB'&  hf ELS-iS,, after- two  doctors tfaaSseL  Ask any doctor and he will tell you  that, next to cancer, scrofula is one  of the hardest diseases to cure.  Yet Burdock Blood Bitters applied  externally to the parts afl'cttcd and  taken internally cured Rev. Wm.  Stout, of Kirkton, Out., permanently,  after man}' prominent physicians  failed ; Cured Mrs. W. Bonnet, of  Crewson's Corners, Ont., permanently, when everyone thought she  would die. Now Mr. H. H. Forest,  Windsor Mills, P.Q., states his case  as follows :  " After having- used Burdock Blood Bitters for scrofula in the blood, I feci it my  duty to make known the results. I was  tio;i(ed by two skilled physicians, but they  friiled to cure me. I had running sores  on my hands and legs which I .could get  nothing (o heal until'I tried B.B.B. This  remedy healed them completely and permanently, leaving the skin and flesh sound  and whole."  THE HOTEL  Nakusp.  Renovated in all appointments.  A good table always.  Choicest liquors and cigars in tho bar.  Mrs...Snowman, Proprietress.  Manufacturers of  GALVANIZED AIR PIPE.  We carry  THE CELEBEATED  WESTERN CHIEF BLOWERS  and  BUFFALO BLOWERS.  Agents for  HAMILTON POWDER GO'S ^  powder, gaps and fuse,"  (Anton ribbed steel  for Powder Drills.  TRUAX ore cars.  Mine Hardware of every kind.  H. Bvers <&'Co.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  V  I  EMULSION  We can alarm you.  Our must-get-up alarm  will rouse any one that  is not dead.  G. W. Grimmett,, Jeweler and Optician,  The D. & L.  E/iIULS!ON       ?  I? the best and nio^t tvla'aMo pr juration off  Cod Liyer-Oil.a'jii.ci.ii wulilh'j -nistdelicate /  stomachs. -  The D. & L.  EAiULS.ON":  Is prescribed by the  leading physicians of?  ,   Canada. l  The d; & L. EMULSION  Is a marvellous flesh r*rcdiicer nnd will'give J  you an appetite.   SOi.cc S: per Bottje.  Ba sure you get J    DAVIS & L'A WHENCE  the genuino     | CO:, Limited, Montreal  -flLT4'LObQE,-  U. D.  FOR OVER FIFTV" YEARS.  Mrs. AVinslow's Soolhlng Syrup lias been  used by 'millions ofmothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night, arid  broken of your rest by a sick child, sutlering  and crying with pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle </l "Jlrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve the poor little sufferer inimediat-  ly. Depend upon It, mother.t, there is no  mlstalccaboutlt. itcuresdlnrrbcea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  soitens tlicgtiniK nnd reduces In'latiimntlon,  and gives tone and energy to'tlio system,  "Mrs.Winslow!s Soothing Syrup" lor children  teething is pleasant.to. the taste and is tlie  prescription ol one of tho oldest nnd best  female physicians and nurses in the L'nited  States. Price twcnfy-flvo cents a bottle.  Sold by till druggists throughout tho -world;  Ho sure and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing.  Syrup."  a. ']?. and A. at.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets 1st Thursday  in each month at  p.   iii.    Visiting  brethren, cordially  invited.    .-,,,.. .  W.I-T.LlLTAr,  .      Sec'y.-  I." 0. 0.-P.  Fist Line 0! (ilffl ������ Bill (0 m.  nii!ii;i!i:tiiniiiiiii!i:iiii!iiitiii:[!iii!iiiitiitiii:i!iiiini:!iii!niiini!ai:iii!niiiiiiiiiiiit[i:i!iit!iiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiimimiiiiiitiiiiimu  Table Novelties too numerous to mention.  Salted and Preserved iFish of all kinds.  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all very dainty and  appetizing. .-.���������'���������;.. _   : .7-:���������.-': -,;.'���������-  ���������/"���������. Fine tender .Hams and Breakfast Bacon.  Canned and Potted Meats for quick meals.  Fancy Crackers,. Biscuits in bulk and in  fancy cartoons. ;''���������...���������;  Come and see us, or send us in your orders by mail, as we are no'ted for prompt  attention and careful consideration in forwarding goods. .,  SANDON.  KASLO.  AINSWORTH.  Silver City Lodge, No. 39, meets every Friday eyening.at 7.30 o'clock.in Crawford's hall.  W. J. GAItBUTT, N. G.. y ".  GEO. WAITE, V. G.  REV. A. M. SANFORD, Roc. Sec.  All sojourning brothers  cordially Invited  lo attend.  Certificate of ; Improvments.  NOTICE.  ,.������ tl-in tviiila  ������nrl    nafk   Issuance ol such certificate ol  irry : ore cars up the trails ana  pack     ^^ thljj mh Uay OJ Jn,y  3-wn, the ore. I J. M. R. En  Noivmr.itN Beij^it; Minoral Claim, situate In  the Slocan .Mining Division   of West  Kootenay  district,     Where  located:���������  25 miles vest ot Kootenay lake, lOmiies  east, of Slocan lake, about 4 miles south  oi'Seaton creek, and .} mile north ofthe  RELeeM.C. ,  Take notice that I,  .1. M., Ii. Fairbalrn, of  Greenwood, 1$. C, acting as agent for Edward  Murphy,Krec Miner's Certificate,.No. 31251 a,  and Hugh Dohney, Free Miner's Certificate  No. K217 a, intend, sixtj days Irom  the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining.' Roeorilar lor a  Certificate ol Improvements, lor the purpose  ol obtaining  ������  Crown  Grant  on'the above  claim.  And farther take notico that action, under  section 37,  mustbe  commenced   botore the  issuance ol such certificate of improvements.  ------ ���������  -   ; 1800  alrbairn.  Established in 1895.  E. M. SANDILANDS,    ���������  ��������� SLOGAN  MINES  Sandon, B. C.  Mining Stocks bought and sold.   General agent for Slocan properties.  Promising prospects tor sale.   ,  Tho undersigned has had over two years'  experience in tuning and repairing pianos  and organs, and Holds several good recommendations lor work done. Parties wishing  to have pianos tuned may leavo orders at  Cllilo's bookstore, ,  ��������� T. J. BARRON.  Tenders Wanted.  Sealed tenders; rnarked"TendC:rs (or School  Ruildinc", will bo received by tnoundersign-  ���������cd up to'slx. o'clock Tuesday evening next,  ior the audition lo tho Sandon Public School  building: plans and specifications may he  seen at Cliffe's bookstore.  C. CLIFFE,. ,   .  Chairman of Sandon Tubllc School Board.  August 3rd, 1S08.  My'little  book, "THREE GLASSES OF MEN," sent  -sealed  free,   upon  request.    It-tells of  niy  thirty years'  practice and success in treating DRAINS, LOSSES, IM-  .'POTENCY, VARICOCELE and UN.DEVELOPMENT  by   nature's  own  gift to   man���������ELECTRICITY.-    My  Electric  Belt and Supporting  Suspensory  is known and  used  the  world  over.    Drop in and  consult me  free of  charge, or write for book to-day.    Address       >  DR. R. SAPEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, Que.  WEST ON RECO AVENUE, IS NOAV RE-OPENED..  Every class of work, laundried to the satisfaction of customers���������all by hand  Goods called for and delivered.  Up-town oflice, Gale's barber shop.        McKENZIE & NYE, Proprietors.  Job  For all classes of work  tryThe Mining Review  t  ���������V  it  ^1  C.V-J  jfaac  eg������*  %  '^:"^'^'V^~-rr^rri  I" tll-jf^l -I f ^W"* I" *������������������ -r"  ,-.-.���������   -.,;  '.I-,*.-  *- i 'if*".    v.   . *���������--  i*'  ,   j

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