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 K  A^-^^U^'^7  VQL 3-NO. 28.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  JO SEIREIil YET."  Imperious Conditions Imposed by the  Unions "Make Farther Dead-lock.  From what we can gather the mines  are no nearer opening now than they  ���������were months ago. The owners made  an offer of S3.25 a day for hand drillers  (which is the main point in dispute),  agreed to recognise the union and offered other concessions. A. reliable  party tells us that by, a vote of 130 to  17, the union on Saturday last decided  to accept f 8.25, but they insist on the  observance, by tho owners, of conditions to which, they will not assent, as  many of them are. irrelevant, and boiiic  of them impertinent. One is, we are  informed, that the owners after 30 days  are to expel from their- works all men  who refuse to join the union. There  ought certainly to be legislation to prevent such tactics being employed. The  Silver-Lead Mines Association would  be just us much justified in taking  steps to stop operations at tho Star  mine because its owners refuse to join  the association, as tho Miners' Union  is in asking the dismissal of good,  faithful men who may refuse to join  the union. This is the expression of  despotism, out and out. The miners  are fully within their province in asking for the acknowledgment' of their  unions by associated capital, but they  have no right to ask for the destruction of the independence of British  subjects in a British-colony.  to produce results in the tunnels, and  all wages in all other callings are based  onthe principle of results. In a bush,  one man will naturally cut U cords of  wood in eight hours, another will cut  2 in the same time and a third 2������- It  would be manifestly unfair to pny all  three the same wages���������it would be unfair to tho men and unjust to the employer. Tho same is in every respect  true of miners. The unfairness then  consists in demanding the same p ty for  all men by unions and similar organizations. Good men may be willing to  see the same wages paid to them paid  to inferior men without di3sent, for the  purpose of supporting the contentions  of the union, but all the same it is unfair to them and a gross injustice to  employers. No one will attempt to  gainsay this ; and yet, for saying it,  some will say The Review is an enemy  to organized labor. The inference is  that no matter what inconsistencies,  unfairness,or gross injustice there m..y  be in the rules and regulations of organized labor, they must be winked at  and condoned by the press of the country. Surely no sensible, reasoning  man endorses such a policy. Organized labor ought to acknowledge the  universal principles of sound business  economy���������one of which is ��������� the payment of service by results. One clerk  gets $20 in a store, another $15 and a  third $10, merely because the results  of their labor to their employers ars iu  this proportion. Other industrial callings aim at the same usage, and mining should be no exception.  '   ���������*- WltT_ ENEMY. -  Preparation for War Was Made Years  -----Ago by the Boers.  Labor Trouble Talk.  Union Rights.  It appears to us that the effort of the  Miners' Union, in their answer to the  offer of the 'owners, asking for the displacement of all non-union men after  30" days, must alienate much of the  public sympathy they formerly ' possessed. When they agree to accept  ������3.25, as offered, and make the acceptance conditional on such arbitrary demands, it must show the public that  . the deadlock is'hot the result of dissatisfaction with wages, but a desire to  get absolute control of the mines���������to  get the entire mining interests of the  country into their grasp. This knowledge will again drive the owners to a  greater extreme, and they cannot: bo  blamed for taking it. The explanations of commissioner Clute show that  the alieli laws prevent the importation, practically speaking, of no one,  when they come iu of their own free  ..will.-"; ,_ ;���������'���������'./��������� '  The miners' unions, as such, have a  perfect right tb see that all owners  take all necessary precautions for the  safety Of life and" limb; that ..auitaple  boarding and bunk-houses are maintained .;-��������� that the eight-hour law,' while  in force.as it now stands, is rigidly observed ; that unions' are recognized and  that : suitable1'payment is made for  ^vork'Jone, but when they assume to  clictate who shall arid who shall not be,:  hired now or hereafter, they go further j  than aily lover of fair play can endorse j  .them ir, going. The, idea, is;, to get the  entir0 mining interests of the country  under their .control arid at their mercy;  which we know the legislature will not  tolerate, nor'tho good sense of fair-  minded people of other employments  condone. Foreseeing people must  know under the circumstances, the inevitable���������and the consequences must  reBt on the proper shoulders.   '   .    ,  The Nelson Tribune names a number of British colonies working an  eight-hour law, and says if it works in  these it should here. If a Webb per-  lecting press works well and is profitable in the Toronto Globe ofiioc, should  it not work well and be profitable in  the Tribue office? The absurdity of  the proposition is apparent to every  one. In all cases conditions should be  similar before comparisons are made!  In the first place it is desirable to see  whether or not the laws of the other  provinces liave penalties'like ours, ur.d  in the "next place it is necessary to  compare the proportion of mines to  prospects in these countries with those  of this before laws can be properly  paralleled.  One very important matter in connection with this labor trouble wholly  overlooked is this : A great deal of the  labor expenditure of thu camp is on  prospects and new properties, where  packing in supplies is very expensive,  and a second reason is there is no return output. The late law makes  more men necessary to do the same  work. The extra expense of packing,  ���������because of the" bad facilities, the extra,  men for given work and the lack of return loads is a matter of serious moment..     '' '���������',"'���������'."':���������'."  New York, Dec. 10.���������M. dcLcmg, the  manager of the dynamite- factory at  Modderfoutein in the Transvaal, has  returned to France and has been interviewed by the representatives of several of the Paris journals. Ife says  that British government can have no  idea of the vast extent of the preparations that the Boers have been quietly  making for years with the realization  that another struggle with the full  force of Great Britain was inevitable.  Even should the Boers bedriyen out of  Natal, he points out that no British  army could' ever hope to enter the  Transvaal and survive.  Since the war began, he says, heavy  artillery, that had been carefully stored  away, had been brought~forth. He  asserts that the forts ati|retoria and  Johannesburg are as strong as any  fortresses in the world and have within  the last month been rendered absolutely impregnable. Edelberg alone could  hold its own with 25 mpn against 1000  assailants, particularly in tho rainy  season, which has just begun, causing  unt'ordable streams to spring into existence.  M.de Long states that there are  about 6000 well-trained German volunteers in the Boer army who have not  yet been allowed to go to the front.  He adds that the governments of republics are showing a great economy  of strength and have not used a third  of their military resources.  "The powers would at one time have  divided up South America if it had  not been for the Monroe doctrine. But  England and the United States do not  want the dismemberment of China.  The are deeply interested in the trade  ot that country. They Would prefer  the whole of China to he open, rather  than haye some of its ports closed.  "Our market is in north China, and  if Uussiu extends her possessions there  it would be a problem whether or not  wo are to be excluded, We should  prefer to have the influence of England  .and-this .country thrown in the direction of open markets. China is in just  the position that Turkey was. If it  had not been for the great, powers  Turkey would have been carved up  Ion? ago.  "The great powers may go on just as  they have if the government at Pekin  can hold on, but that government is so  contemptuously weak that it is always  offering something for help. But the  greatest security against the dismemberment of China is tliat the great  powers can not agree upon the terms  of division. For the nonce things are  likely to go along a& they are now, but  ultimately a dismemberment is not  improbable."  MINES AND MINING.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Trouble Brewing at Rossland.  Be Fair all Around.  As the men decided, by a vote of 131  to 17, to accept, the owners''offer' of  S3.25a.day,for stoping, it is. qute evident that tiicliody'of tlieminers take  a sensible view of the situation, and  want to go to work.. The machine,  however, mtterlards conditions that  cannot be accepted, to keep the trouble  going. It would be a good idea to hold  a mass meeting of citizens Unit the  union might see how publiu sympathy  is drifting.  A HERO OF THE NORTH.  Five Persons   Perish  Under  the  Yukon  Ice After Escaping Krom a Wreck.  In his evidence before  the  commissioner, the other day, Mr. Bremner, of  New Denver,   one .of the ' most   levelheaded inen in the camp,  threw some  light on the eighHioursituation.   He  said to overcome the breaking strain of  a rock a certain force of a blow is necessary, [of course the force varies with  the kind and conditions  of rock���������Ed.  Review] and constant exertion of that  force  for  eight.hours would tire out. a  man.   If Mr. Bremner had defined the  man, his evidence   would  have   been  conclusive.   Now every one knows that  men differ in physical strength���������scientific knowledge,   age,   and experience  all determining durability.   Supposing  . it took a ten pound blow to do whit  Mr. Bremner considers necessary, then  from  overcoming the breaking strain  of   the   the   rock   some/men,    from  the  conditions   named,     would'  tire  in six hours, some in eight hours and  others would be less overcome in ten  hourB~ttll of which goes  to show that  age, strength, experience,   knowledge  and natural endurance vary the capabilities of men from 50 to 100 per cent.  Victoria,   Dec.   19.���������The     Danube  brought further news of toy loss of the  steamer Stratton.     John Riley,, engineer of the wrecked steamer,  according  to rews received, was a hero.   He stuck  to his post, in an effort to save the vessel, until the watet came up  and put  out his lires.    M. Mortimer, on his arrival at Dawson on November 14th, reported the wreck of   a  boat   near the  Stewart river,   and   the   drowning   of  threo men and two women.   The accident occurred on November 3rd.   The  party were drifting down  the river in  an open boat.    One man was at  the  oars, but he could make no progress as  the ice'hemmed them in.   Mortimer  shouted to them of  their danger, but  they did not heed, arid a moment later  they were caught in ajun.   The craft  was struck broadside on  and capsized.  All were drowned.   M, Mortimer could  not recognize the party, but says that  they were from the wrecked steamer  Stratton.  ��������� Snuth-Curti.-.s. of Kojsi ..������d, brother-  in-law  to   Joe Martin,  and   anarchist  like him, now ndrnits what wo pointed  out two weeks ago, as a certainty���������that  there is trouble between  the men   and  the owners   at liossland.     The cause  there is that the men  haveprohibited  contract work.   It is coming to a pretty  pass  truly when an owner cannot let  the working of his property whatever  way he likes, when ho observes the law  and   pays proper  prices.    Like Ralph  Smith,  the  Rossland anarchist would  recommend the taking of the properties out of the hands of the owners and  working  them   by government;   That  man   must indeed  be   a lunatic who  thinks   that   a   Canadian   legislature  would pass such a law, or that a Canadian court would tolerate it if passed.  The said anarchist speaks of the people  as being at the back of the miners in  the   impending' fight.     They   are in  what is fair,   but   no   further.   They  were' at the back of the miners in the  Slocan  until   an agreement "in . wages  was reached;   but; since it is   learned  that wages are no longer the point in  dispute,' but   the   right   of mouthing  leaders of unions to ruiv the  country  as they desire, public opinion is going  the other way as fast as it can.   By a  vote of .131 to 17 tho   union here decided  to accept S3.25  for stoping and  the owners  consented  to  pay, it,  but  still ,iin agreement is not reached  because the owners refuse  to sack faithful non-uriicn men and  to consent to  changes equally radical and unreasonable.   The general public want to see  the miners get proper pay for the legal  day, but they do not want to see  the  owners or the country  imposed on by  alien   agitators.     Since   the    unions  want to see alien miners  shut out, the  owners have concluded that alien agitators ought also to be muzzled,   and  give   the  honest   wage-earner  a  chance.  . Dudley Blackwood was in the city a  few days this week.  Mr. II.'B. Alexander has returned  from his long eastern visit.  R. EL. Carley, of Nelson, was in the  citv on Tuesday on business.  Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Brown, of Kaslo,  were guests at the Jleco this week.  "Mr. R. F. Green. M.P.P., was in the  city Monday in a tour of the Slocan.  Byron Sharpe, of Nelson, visited his  friends in the city, the early part of  the week.  Messrs. F. J. O'Reily and R. W.  Rathbone, of Silverton, have gone to  England.  James Wilks came over from Nelson  to attend tho miners' union meeting,  Saturday last.  Miss Moore goes to-day to Kaslo to  spend the Christmas vacation with her  brother and sister.  All of his friends are glad to learn  that Mr. Wm. Siulrow's health is improving quite rapidly in California.  The return of Mr. and Mrs. F. 0.  Sewell from their wedding trip, Monday evening, called the. fire bell into  requisition'.  For week ending Dec. 21, the Florida  mine shipped from Whitewater 19 tons  of ore.  A long tunnel is being driven on the  gold-bearing ledge at Silverton, which  wilTiest whether or not wealth goes  with depth,on the gold properties of  that camp.  The Ajax���������Mr. Chris. Eccel has just  finished his 50-foot contract at the.  Ajax. The shaft is now down 54 feet"  and the ore has increased in width in  this distance frenr 10 inches to 3J- feet.  One car of ore has been taken out in  this development and is ready for  shipping.  , City Council.  Regular meeting of the city council  was held in'the council chambers on  Monday evening, Dec. IS.  Present, Mayor Pitts, Aid. Crawford,  McDonald and Buckley.  MOTIOXS.  Crawford-McDonald���������That, nominations for mayor and aldermen for the  Corporation of the City of Sandon for  the year 1900, be held at the court  house, Sandon, Monday, January 8,  1900, from the hour of 12 a.m. to 2 p.m.  That Mr. F. C. Sewell be returning  officer for the elections for said offices.  That the polling for same, if any is  required, be held at the courthouse,  Sandon, from the hour of S a.m. till 4  p.m , on Thursday, January 11,1900.���������  Carried.  The council adjourned.  That Gap in the Thin Red Line-  Commissioner Clute at Kaslo.  fair  The Partition of China.  TO CURE.COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromoQuinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  Chicago, Dec. 19.���������A special from  Ann Arbor, Michigan, says : Dr. James  B. Angell, president of the University  of Michigan and former minister to  China, addressing the business men's  class today upon the subject "The Dismemberment of China," said :  . "There are some things which indicate that dismemberment is not unlikely. The great powers have pursued  exactly the same course in Africa, that  they are now doing in China. Rsusia  is on the point of taking possession of  Persia and will do so unless Great Britain interferes, arid it is strongly suspected that she wants India.._ All the  powers have got concessions fin China,  and to dismember it are doing what  they call 'extending their sphere of  usefulness.'  Mr. Stevenson was the first one to be  sworn, and stated that he had been  mining all his life, lie believed that  a man could accomplish as much work  in eight hours as in ten and had had  experience both, as miner and employer, and as either preserved the eight-  hum-day, as' the man worked better  under the eight, hourshift. Had mined  in Idaho aiid Montana. Ho did not,  know of any breech of the alien-labor  law.  ��������� ' ;."'''      '  ' ' ' ���������  S. S. , Con nan ten, of tho Lodestar  Company, was sworn. He stated that  Os comwany were working nine or ten  men up Hall creek, and that he found  that the cost of devolepment was about  20 per cent more working the eight-  hour shift than the ten. That is when  working threo eight-hour shifts each  man would lose about one hour, as it  is impossible for the men to return  whithin an hour after the blast. Be-  Heyed that better results were accomplished with two shifts a day than  with three, arid that conscientious men  would do more work in ten hours than  in eight. Had heard coal miners in  England talk of working nine arid ten  hours, but knew notheng positive.  Was not a miner alul had only been in  the mining business since coming to  Kaslo last July, and was uot one of the  owners of the Lodestonc.���������Kootenaian.  Glad Christmas bell* are ringing  All o'er the land to-day,  But sad the thoughts they are bringing  Of loved ones far away.  Who've gone at the calloi duty"  OutI'o'er the foamy brine;  For Canada's sons are proud to filL  That gap in the thin red line.  And as the old, sweet chiming  Brings to us once again  TWe song of Puace, the shepherds heard  On old Judea's plain,'  The sound of a nation's weeping  Comes to us o'er the brine���������  Weeping  for those who've fallen and  made  That gap in the thin red line.  Married at Neison,  Firm in her might, yet patient,  The Mother Country stands ;  Slow to avenge., yet strong to strike,  Where truth or right.demands.,    '  Though' weeping sore for theheroes,  Who are filling a thousand graves,  The oppressor's rod'must be broken  For Britons cannot be slaves.     ��������� ���������  Let Canada's sons be ready  In freedom's cause to stand,      ..   .'������������������  Along with her sister nation, '  Who offers her strong, right ha'rid.  Then woo to the foe when'.the Stars  and Stripes '....'.'���������..'���������'  With'the Union-Jack combine,  And tlie boys-in blu-j, so stanch  and  true,  Keep step with the thin red line.     -  Then, lis wilh cheerful greeting  We meet our friends to-day,1        ���������  Let our hearts go up in fervent prayer  For those who are far away;  And as right in the end must triumph  We trust in the Ann Divine,  And gladly wo giye our sons to fill  That gap in the thin red line.  But hearts bow down in sorrow,  Despite the Christmas chimes,  As we pray for the bright to-morrow���������  That peaceful, happy time  When each shall love his brother  And the light of truth shall shine,  While 'neath the banner of Christ  King,      _  Marches the thin red line.  Mks.'C. Ci.ikfe.  Sandon, B.C.  School  Closing.  the  Miss Jennie Hoffman and Mr. "William Richards, of Sandon, were married yesterday (Wednesday) at Mr.  Prosser's residence on fVictoria street.  Alter the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. C. W,. Rose, a  number ot guests were entertained and  a pleasant social evening was spent.  The happy couple leave for Sandon  this morning.���������Nelson Miner.  Thursday evening, after his return  with his bride, some of the "boys" at  the Reco gave Billy a wsrni reception,  with music, etc. .     I  Decidedly the most successful examination ever held in our school took  place yesterday, with a respectable  sprinkling of ladies present. The  buildings are now roomy, comfortable,  well-lighted and well-seated, and tho  teachers are doing the be3t for those in  their care. Wo have no hesitation in  saying, in anticipation, that the evening entertainment was well patronized,  as most of the parents and friends of  the children took a lively interest in  in the preparation of the program, the  bulk of the work, of course, falling on  the shoslders of the teachers.  raws  ������������������'���������'N:#| ; s  i i  TRAINING HORSES.  Preparing  ������l>e Stock for   Ihe Circus  IMhk  In Summer.  All through the winter circus men  ire training the animals for new  tricks for the next summer. The  winter is by no means an idle time.  Training horses for the ring is inler-  ������sUng work. The first thing done is  to P'ut the new horses in the stables  with the old circus horses to get them  used to their Mow company, and a  queer thing noticed is .that the old  tiortos are jealous of the newcomers.  A ricut deal of. patience and time  Is required! to train the horses to run  around the ring. They are blindfold-  fd and taught to run around tho ring  !n a circle. The natural tendency of.  t'he horse is to run straight, and it  I/a a hard thing for him to learn. A  tystern of checks and lines makes the  training easier than formerly.  ' The horse is an observant animal  ind apt to do what he sees) another  horse do, so .when the blndfold is removed he is placed alongside an old  trained horse, and the man who is^to  ride the now animal does tricks with  the old ones, then tries them on, (he  pupil. A good, intelligent horse soon  learns and actually  helps his rider.  Horses are very sensitive to applause, and with that stimulus will  do twice as much work as without.  They are just as likely to lose thoir  be ids as human performers and have  to be carefully watched. A well  trained ring horse is easily worth $1,-  D00, and riders who are stars usually  own their horses. The most caro'ul  attention is given these animals. Bo-  tore each act their backs arc rubbed  with lesin, which has to be washed off  ��������� fterward.  NOT A GENERAL'S EGO.  Tho freshness or eggs Is carefully  graded in this country, but our distinctions are surpassed in delicacy by  those long since in vogue among the  British  residents in India.  Soon after Arthur Wellosloy, afler-  ward the Duke of Wellington, was appointed a major-general for his great  services Ln India, he happened! to stop  ini Calcutta. At breakfast the hero  was served with boiled eggs. He took  one,   broke  tho shell,  and; dropped'it  with an air of disgust. .,".���������  Laurell, he cried to his valet,    what  do you mean by giving me a bad egg?  Thevalef' hurried to his master, and  examined the egg    with . the utmost  seriousness. .  '    ,,_  I entreat your forgiveness, said he,  but it's all a' mistake.'" The stupid  servant has gone and given you an  aide-de-camp's egg by mistake.  A Boon to Catarrh Victims.  We offer to the readers of this paper  a never tailing remedy for Catarrh,  Bronchitis, Irritable Throat and kindred affections in Catarrhozone. There  j is no mystery about itt but the cf-  | feet i"b inagical. Ointments, washes  ' and .snuffs have proved worse than  i useless because they cannot, reach the  | seat of the diseaso, but Catarrhozone  I is carried by the vehicle, the air you  I breathe, nature allows- to enter into  I ihe lungs or bronchial tubes, direct-  | ly| to the seat of the disease, where it  i kills the germ life (hat causes Catarrh,  ' and at the same time heals all the af-  '��������� fected parts. It cures by inhalation,  ��������� and is both pleasant and safe to use.  I For sale at all druggists or by mail,  i price S1.00. For trial outfit send 10c  ! in stamps to N. C. POLSON & CO.,  ' Box 5J8 Kingston,  Ono.  MULDER'S FORTUNE  3eo. Barkley, of  Hamilton, finds  a  Cure for Rheumatism.  He   Mnl.oi No  Secret About   Il-Kveryliiwlj  Oan Have !be Kcnellt <>f Ills Kvj.crl-  dice���������I������i>cld's Ivtilney IM1N Arc  within iiir ice.'icb ������f All-  Hamilton, Dec.  11.���������George Barkley,  fi moulder of this city,' is satisfied he  has found a sure cure for Rheumatism  ai last.     He, as is well known among  his   friends,   has   been   searching    for  such a medicine for ihe last few years  and until recently quite vainly,      He  has since been cured of his own case  and  he    reasonably infers    that    the  remedy    that    cured him    will    cure  others.  ilheumatism is well known to be a  disease resulting from diuu-'dorod  Kidneys. XliaL ia nowadays an acknowledged fact. Uric acid, which  should be filtered out, ofiitha. blood by  the kidneys, remains in tho system  when those organs are unhealthy, and  lodges in the joints, causing rheumatism. The reasonable argument remains therefore to cure Rheumatism  by curing the kidneys. This is exactly what Mr. Barkely did. He used  Dodd's Kidney Pills���������the best kidney  medicine in the world���������and is to-day  entirely free from his old .complaint.  He writes as follows:  Dodds Medicine Co.,  Gentlexnon,���������I have been for three  rears troubled with Rheumatism. I  Dave tried several remedies but to no  ase. I could not get any relief, I  heard of Dodd's Kidney Pills and the  A'onderful cures they had made and  decided to try them. I got one box  ind after I used one half of this 'box  r ifound I was getting better; I  nave used six boxes and now I can  rvalk without my cane. I consider I  am cured. I remain, yours, etc.,  GEO. BARKLEY,  c Hamilton, Ont.  THEN SHE WENT OUT..  Tom���������What do you think she did  when i asked her to lot me bo (ho  light of her life.  Dick��������� r  don't  know.  What?  " Pharaoh 1 Go,  II Pajne, of Oranby, Que.  i       Oigw JlMluf Mturv.  NOT  COMPLIMENTARY.  I say, Mr. Shoutah.. I wish my brother had a voice like yours.  Oil! is he in the profession ?  No;   he's  a  fish   salesman.  UTncnona     1(\r>     RELIANCE  CIGA-3  AGE AFFECTS FEET.  A London physician declares that a  person in robust health walks with  his tees pointed to the front, while one  with his .health on the.,,wane, gradually t'.urns his toes to the side, and a  bend is perceptible in his knees.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS ,  MRS. WINSLOW'S 'SOOTHING SYRUP him been  used by mother? for their children teelhing. It soothes  tho child, softens tho buuis, ullaya puin, cures wind  colio, undis tho best remedy for diarrhocn -25c. a bottle. Sold.by all druggists throughout the world. Bo  sure aud a k for " Mrs. Wiuslow'B Soothing Syrup.  WEAR TATTOOED WHISKERS.  The Ainu women in Japan tattoo  their faces to give them the appearance  of men with whiskers.   '  0'KEEFE'S������of  Invigorates and Strengthens.      '           LLOYD WOOD. Toronto, GENERAL AGENT.  NO DANGER.  Physician, giving advice ��������� Lastly,  McGorry, don't go to sleep on an  empty  stomach.  McGorry, who is ailing���������No danger  av thot, docther ; Oi always slape on  me back.  MONTREAL HOTEL DIRECTORY.  ROYAL DESSERTS.   ;  Immense    Sums   Spent Ity    .Uonnrcus   on  .Arter-IMimer. Delicacies.  Probably'the most costly "table" in I  the world is that at the Russian Imperial Court, where fabulous sums arc  ���������>ften   expended  on  after-dinner  delicacies.    Wines  costing ������100  a    bottle  md cigars of equal value find  their  way  every day   to  the   table  of    the  Czar,  whose order is that a bottle of  wLne, no matter how costly, shall nev-  M- be put  on   the  royal   table   twice.  Extravagance  of  this  nature  is    riot  countenanced by Queen Victoria.   The ,  Emperor  of  Austria's  chef  estimates '  the cost of desserts for the royal table  at  over ������100,000 per  annum,  and the  total  table expenditure at over ������250,-  BOO.    The' remnants of wines and edi- |  bles are  sold to  leading Vienna res- j  taurateurs, and the proceeds go     to  augment-the salaries  of  the kitchen j  personnel,    whose    incomes    by    this  means' are often trebled and doubled.  At the Spanish and Italian courts the  expenses for desserts are now reduced to a minunum,   but probably nine  people   out' of  every   ten    would not  complain if this minimum were their  maximum.  HOt@i CcirSlllKGi fron, ?ln day up.   Opp.  n T R: Station. Montreal. Geo. Carslako te Co., Prop's.  AVEHUE  HOUSE-  MoGiil-College ATenuo.  Family Hotel rates $1.50  per day.  ST7jME^H0TEL.-^^oeck������8Tf'rLDoTp  ���������.. - ���������         ������������������., . p.  Bailwoy.   First-olass Commercial House.    Modern im-  proTements���������Kates moderate.  .   MAKING TERMS.      '���������     ,.  Caller���������You advertise a special sale  of stop watches.       ���������  Dealer���������Yes,  sir.  Caller���������What time will you give on  bhem ?      '  How's This ?'>���������,  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Howard for  *ny oaae ot Catarrh lhat cannot bo cured by  Hall's Catarrh C?rehENEY&ca|  Wb, tho undersiKned. have known F. J.  Cheney (or the last 15 years, and believe him  uerfectly honorable in aU business transactions, and financially able to carry out any obligation made by their firm. , _ , .  Webt & Tiioax, Wholesale DruKBists.Toledo.  O. Wai.dino, Kinnan & Marvin, WholQbale  Druggists. Toledo. O.                 .  Hall's Catarrh Cure if? taken internally, act-  [nu directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces o������ the system. Price, 75c. per bottle.  Bold by all druirg sts.   Testimonials, free.  Hall's Family rills are the best.  NOT IE  HE COUXD HELP IT.  Father, after giving Bobby a good  licking���������There I don't ever lot ine  catch: you smoking cigarettes again.  Bobby���������I���������w-won't, y-you c'n bet.  '*dh/������otf 4wJ������us Art' ���������>  d&u<  LOOKING AHEAD.  Women, journalists must avoid Japan. The. new press laws for the  Umpire of the Mikado prohibit women  from' becoming publishers or editors,  as the "discharge of such work by  females is neither becoming nor de-  si rabift." Tho framers of the law are  certainly looking very far ahead, for  as yet Japanese women have given  no sign of emulating their Western  sisters   in   newspaper  work.  TO CURE A COLD IX 0\E DAY  Tako Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. AH  druggists refund tho money if it) fails to cure,  B5c     K. W. Qrovo's signature is on each bos  *-,W PC 1003  XTBrVJEIR    OTI-A-IISrcaOES-The Uniformly High Quality of  Is strictly maintained.  Do you una it f  CEYLON TEA  Lead packages.  2S> 3������> 4o, 50 &6bo  GALYERTS  Carbolic V Dialnfoctanto. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powdoro, otc, have been  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for superior  excellence. Thoir regular.use prevent infeoti-  oud diseases. Ask your dealer to obtain a  supply.   Lists mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MAN0HE8TER,   -   ���������     ENOLANO,  OH1 THE  SKIN AND  TBEATMBNT.  Send one oout Matnp for clroular.   N. J. UltQUriART,  _ Aimlytlcal CUemiat, 480 Queen St. W., Tori>nto. ;  Sausage Caslng^J/a^WiS!  irlcan Hok Casings���������reliable ffood.i at ritrllt pries.  PA11K, ULAOK WELL & CO., Toronto.  Blemishes.  /Complexion  HARRIS   LEAD?COPPER?:B^fs*  WholeMle only.   X^jng Dlstanoe Telephone If 20.  WILLIAM  8T���������  TORONTO.   permiiaently oiupi  Catarrh of uofie,  ���������������,������������������ w            B3S ^^Qfcjrttf^ R3 throat,   itoraach  and bladder. 50e4������laboi-   Write for pfcrtUniUrs, Tht  Indian Catarrh Cure Co., 146 St. Jwmoanit.. Montraal.  For the very bent it end your work to the  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Lonlr for agent in your town, or send direct.  Montreal,Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec  Cereal Collee Pealth Drink. Pure,Wholesome, Nourish*  Ins. 15olb.,or31bs. forSSo.  Rokco iscuual to 40oooSee.  ifSTKor Sftle by all Grocers, or send lOo for i-lb, packbgl  V) tho UOKCO MFG. CO., 154 Queon B., Toronto.  Agents wanted ln every locality.  To send for our  complete SHEET  MUSIC CATALOGUE  and SF5.CIAL RATE  OF DISCOUNT. Wo  are equipped' to  supply every MUSIC  TEACHERInCnnaua  Whaley, Royce  S Co.,  153Yong8St.,  TORONTO,        ONT.  WILL FIND, VERY DESIltA.BLE  FLATS, Steam Heated, Steam Power,  Elevator and all conveniences.  Truth Building,' 73 Adelaide St. West,  TORONTO.  CALLA  LILY  CREAM  ensures a youthful complexion. Send 25 cents for trii.  bottle, or post card for circular on skin anil complexion  Address W. J. Urquhakt, 489 Queen St. W., Toronto.  WAHTED���������Men to travel, salary ur oominiaiion; expert-  ������pce unnecessary. Write LUK SJIROS^OC}., Montreal.  WANTED���������Salesmen; "Arbo~r.no"   proteoU fruit treee  from all peata; $30.00 week. AKC0RINK CO., Montreal.  POULTRY, BUTTER, ECC8, APPLES,  and other PRODUCE, to unsure bust results consign to  The  Dawson Commission   Co.,  Limited.   Cor. West-Market & Colborne St., Toronto,  IVTItla. Mills A Halo*  Barristers.etc, removed  to Wesley BIdgs., Richmond ������3t W., Toronto.  fofforfi 00LD 0URE lOo. Cures In a Jiffy. P. SIo-  VO.lt.CIO     OormacK i Co., Ajents, Montreal.  THE DES MOINES INCUBATOR���������Best and ohenpost  O. Holland, uolo ajronL. for thoDominion.  Send 3ct.  stamp for catalogue.   373 St. Paul Street, Montreal  Catholic Prayer BoAT^a&.  Kelisious Pictures, Statuary, and Church Ornaments,  Kduoutlonal Works. Moil orders receive prompt attention. D. & J. SADLIER & CO., Hontroai.  COMMON SENSE KILLS Roaches, Bed  Burs, Rats and Mice.   Sold by all  DruKgieta, or 381 Queen W. Toronto.  OomiBiion Lin@ st^Ls  Portland, Me., to Liverpool, Cflling at Halifax  Westbound.  and    fast   Steamers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Cambroman.  Rates of passage :���������First Cabin, $50 upwards; Second  Cabin, $35; Steerato, S23.50 and S'J3 50.  For further information apply to local agouti, or  DAVID TORRANCE fc CO., Guneral AgeoU,  17 Bt. Saorament St.  Montreal.  Miohlgan Land for Sa!@���������  g 000 A0nE8 G00O FARMINO LAND8-ARKNAO  yt   Iosoo Ogemaw and Orairford Counties.   Title pen  r!^n ?iv������Mrfh,,,'ta^0*nJ"1'- Dorro!t * Maoklnio iu5  Loon I*Ire Railroads, at prioes langlnr from 83 to U  per aoie. These LandB are Close to Enterprising New  Towna, Churnhe., Schools, etc., and will be soil or! o3  reasonable terms.   Apply to ���������������������������������    um  . OrJ.W. OUR'hs. Whlttemora. flioh.  BALDNESS  CURED.  R08E'8 "HairCrowDr" positively and per.  manently cures   Baldness,   Hair  Falling  Out, Dandruff, ,u., and' render, the hair so^  glosiy and beautiful. Testimonials from leadinr Toron.  to gentlemen:  Price ������1.00 per bottle '        *  ROSE & CO.,   ������C RoMMiTaliai Ara^1 Toronto.  Large  Guaranteed  Good Titnekeeptr.  M ft lianiliomo Premium by  sell in k 21 nuokaaes of our  genuine  Imporlnl Engllah Ink Powdor  nt 10c per pkjf   Kach pkg. maltoaSOo.  worLh of fiuuink. Sviidyour iisiuittaind   ndtlro^aanil we will forward you tho  Ink Powder and our lurkQ Catalogue, propatd. When  sold send ur our money unci wo will nend you the premium you select. Write for tho ouifit to-day. Mention  this paper.   IMPERIAL INK CO., Toronto, Ont.  ToMaimfacturers  N0RTHEY STEAM PUMP-6X4, 7 inch  stroke, in good working' order, capacity about 200 horse power.   Price $75.  FEED WATER HEATER���������65 horse power,  in good order.   Price $25.  ONE NO. 3 STURTEVANT FAN -24 inch,  in perfect order.    Price $25.  ONE Ho. * BUFFALO FAN ��������� 27 inches  high, upright discharge, in excellent  order.    Price $35.  S. Frank Wilson,  Truth, 73 Adelaide West, Toronto,  NDIGESTION is very insidious.  The appetite becomes poor, capricious, or is altogether lost. Pain,  accompanied by nausea and flatulence follows the taking of food 1  nutrition being arrested, the blood  becomes impoverished; and thea  appear various nervous affections,  such as headache, dizziness, sleeplessness  neuralgia, hysteria, and the collection ol  distressing' symptoms to which the name ol  "nervous debility " and " heart trouble  has been applied. The liver is speedily  affected, and then we have constipation,  foul tongue, offensive breath, depression  of spirits and sallow skin.  THE CURE IS SIMPLICITY ITSELF :  '^ Blood  O& Nerve  ALWAYS TOUCH THE SPOT.  Price 50 CenU per box, lire boxes $2.00.   Ail drucrfBte,  or Sam. Williams k Co., Toronto, Ont.  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATEFUL���������COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPF.R.  JAB. R. ANNETT, Manaffor.  JOHN J. MAIN, Supt. and Troai  Esplanade,  0pp. Sherbourne St.,  Toronto  High Class  Water  Tube  Steam  Hollers, for Ail Pressures,  Duties and Fuel.  SENL>    POR    DESCRIPTIVE   CATALOGUE.  j.Toronto Eleotrio T,ightOo,, Limited.  I Tlie T. Baton Co.. Limited.  4 Tho MMdry-Harii.i Co., Limited.  Tlie OutU Ter.-hn itubuor k Mfir. Oo.  ������.The Wilion Publishing Co., Ijimitod.  (All of Toronto, where boilers inly be seen working.  w  <������������������ &  ���������c\ 30c    pays   for   a   DOLLAR  *     MONTHLY  MAGAZINE for  ���������tl  ���������el    one year, to any address.  t#**������***������*WW9W������9������*V������Wti  tchlng; Subscribers  IS EASIER TO US THAN  ���������1  'if  'i  \V ���������  :i  4  Si  SIMPLY BECAUSE WE KNOW HOW AND  HAVE SOMETHING TO ATTRACT THEM.  Last week we offered a Dollar Magazine Monthly for  2%c per year. We had such a rush of subscribers that the  November and December issues were quickly exhausted.  We made this extraordinary offer solely to reach a certain fig-ure in circulation before the end of the year. We  have reached that point already. We now raise the price  to 30 cents, and next week we may raise to 35c. You  should secure the present rale, or send five name* with $1.50  and get, a copy FRBS. Thirty cents only by postal or express  inside of your letter.  The LADIES' JOURNAL is a brilliant up-  to-date monthly magazine of 36 large  pages, fashions beautifully illustrated, attractive, original and selected  stories, articles and poems���������something to interest every member of  the family.  order,  or stamps or scrip, or small coin security wrapped  This is a Veritable Twentieth Century,  Offering1 in High-Class Reading1 IVIatter.  The regular price of The Ladies' Journal is$i.oo per year,  But if you send at once you will only have to pay 30 cents.  S>  'P  73 WSST ADELAIDE STREET, TOP^MTO, 0MT.  At thio low rat* wo cannot afford to send fro������ nample copioa.    IF you want sample send ton cents, the regular rate for single copies.  ujas.  I  'J  A\  y 1  TV-...'.-.' ^i./.-ljK. J/������.'7,',.f>.,x-.������\   .A;.    J  ���������������������������'..���������' ���������-��������������������������� ;, ������������������"��������� i*1- -��������� -.-v.- a :���������'���������:.������������������'..*/ -J ������^V%/������^>^fe^<fcr-  ������������������QS&*&3*&  51 11 It  No more chatelaines. Put them away  in your jewel cases and resurrect them  ipepper,   and    add  one-halt    cup   cold  cooked chicken, cut in dice.  Broiled LiverB.���������Cut each chicken liver into four pieces. Put on skewers, allowing one liver to each skewer. Balance skewers on a" broiler and broil  over a clear fire five minutes. Remove  to serving dish, sprinkle with salt and 'when you are married and tho mother  pepper and spread with butter. i of a marrjageable daughter. Then she  Baked Bananas���������Wipe bananas and wiu tak<j m mu(jh ple(xsuro Ln brinBing  loosen one portion of the skin. Place aU your cn.llol.line charms out, burn-  in a shallow pan, cover and bake un- . ^ th d di3plaving lhem to  til the skins become very dark in color ������ . * , , t  and the fruit is soft. Remove from her friends as the very latest as you  the skins, sprinkle with sugar and did before her. That is tho way with  serve hot, wilh sweetened cream.           aij new fads, they are only revivals of  Quickly Made Beef Tea.���������Take any ol(J fashions. La support of this asser-  desired quantity of steak from the top Uoj] attention iB drawn to the new  port of the round, as this has less fat cha;'nB wnich aro Lo be jusL ,Ue suiar(.  and more juice than any other part esLr tbing Lhu seuaon_ They are all  of the ox; remove every .morsel offal. oopioH o������ th(j long old_toa,ioned chains  and divide tne meat into small pieces wQi.n by our moUiers wuen iuoy were  cutting across the grain ; put the meat, yQune gh.la_ R u a Bea&on of chains.  in a dry sauce pun and allow it to  swcajt   for   five   minutes   over   a slow  Chains long, chains short, chains medium, but chains you must have if  you would bo in the swim.  The very newest! fad in these chains  is one of   medium    lengLh,    .which   is  : hung around the neck anil, reaches to  tho bust or just where    the fancy yokes  A CHRISTMAS-TREE FEATURE.  Dancing Christmas fairies always enhance ��������� the ch'ldren's delight in the  Christmas tree, and once made can be  used year after year. , Buy up a dozen or more of five! and ton-cent dolls,  and to add to the variety, have among  the number some Japanese and colored dolls. Dress these to represent  fairief. in bright hues of spangled  gauze, tariatan, or tissue-paper, and  liberally sprinkle their hair and garments wilh diamiond-dust powder.  Each doll should be provided with a  daintj pair of fairy wings made from  spangled tissue-paper and fastened to  tho body by means of concealed wires  These wires should be coiled to obtain  motion in the wings, and nothing better can be used than, the fine spiral  coils that come out of worn-out, wire-  stitched brooms. Tho least motion  will set this spiral to quivering, causing the wings to move as if in flight.  In like manner use the spiral wire to  attach tho dolls in hovering positions  over and around the, tree. The effect  is magical; every footstep causes jar  enough to start the dolls dancing and  circling above and around the tree, as  if tho invisible fairies of the air had  come down to join the Christmas gleo.  HOME~DYEING.  These dyes .are much cheaper than  the package dyes, and aro excellent  for carpet rags. Use only^ earthenware, tin, brass or cooper. Uso nothing but soft water. All goods should  be clean and put into .the dye wet.  Dry in the shade. These directions are  all  for  cotton. , ''    ,  ���������  Scarlet: For 1 lb of goods, tako  cream of tarter 1-2 oz., cochineal half  oz, muriate of tin 21-2 6z. Boil the  dye, put in tho goods and stir for, ten  or fifteen minutes, after which boil  1  1-2  hour6.    Wash  in clear   water.  Blue: For 2 lbs of goods, take 1 oz  of Prussian blue and half oz of oxalic  acid. Pulverize together and dissolve  in hot water sufficent .to cover the  goods, which are to be worked in the  dye   until tho    desired    shade,    then,  wrung and thoroughly rinsed in alum! .      -.,  wa.ter������ i beaten, add one cupful of sweet milk,  Yellow: For    G lbs. of goods,  use 4' two  toaspoonfuls  of    baking  powder,  oz  of   bi-chroma(te  of  pota&h,   3 oz  of   sifted  with one cup of  flour, a pinch  sugar of lead. Dissolve, separate in en-1 of  salt.    After 'beating  well,  add   en-         ough water to cover tho goods. Have   ough more flour to make a Htiff bat- iu i.ir|,0 or sman links, according     to  them  both  hot, and  dip first  in one,   ler.    Add as many cherries as can be rancVp   iL encircles the  neck,  and peu-  "J.   stirred in.   Steam, an hour and a quar- ,i.int; from it is an old coin or talisman,  fire, stirring occasionally to prevent  sticking. This is how all beef-essences  are prepared. After , sweating for  five minutes you will find tho meat  white in color and surrounded by a  very rich, nourishing grav3r, which, in  cases of great exhaustion may bo giv-: V .    .  en in thiB"form. But ordinarily you end. Theso chains have very artistio  next pour over the meat its weight uon(iants attached lo them, tho pen-  of cold water  allowing a pint of wat-, .   .       th    fimshing Louoh io Lne  or to  a pound of beef.  Stir until the   " b       "        , ,-,,,���������     ��������� ,  water boils; it must not boil again, J.toilet which the lavaliors did this sum-  but simmer gently for five or ten min- nier. They are called "La hiorence,'  utes, until' the juice is drawn out;' and certainly some of the pendants at-  then strain carefully into a bowl and works    of  if there is a particle of fat on topi re-  <-"-*"���������  move it with a piece of brown unsized  art.  ipaper. In this way you may take off Some are Egyptian, in tho red, blue  every bit of fat without wasting a' and old gold colorings, while others  S������a ladled Son* Mad? intlus are of the new "vert or" and gun metal  way you may have strong beef tea in  effects.      By tho way, this new color-  twenty  minutes.   Don't    season until  needed.  Tomato Soup.���������Cook one can of Tomatoes, two-cups water, one-half tea-  spoonful of pepper-corns, four cloves,  one slice onion, one-half tablcspoon-  ful sugar, and one sprig parsley twenty minutes, melt one lablespoonful butter, add one and one-half tablespoon  ing for gold chains, greenish blue in  huo, just ix little tarnished and brassy  looking, is at present moment all tho  rage in Paris. It is creating a perfect furor, and every bodyi who pretends to be anybody is wearing jewelry  iu this "vert or" coloring.  Then, again, another fad which will  Pearls still hold their own' and are  shown in long ropes, chains to be  wound round and'round the neok, in  large stones, in small ones, ropes of  many strands, or just simply one twist,  but they are very much in evidence  and consequently very popular. Pearl  collars arc quite the fad, of as many  strands as the length ofi the wearer's  nook can stand, with narrow slides of  tiny rhinoslones, sometimes four and  sometimes five. These collars must  fit tho neck closely, and as they are  tho most becoming neck ornament,  softening lines of age, bringing out  tho fresh lints of youth, aip consequently in fuvor wilh all woman,  young, old and  middle aged.  iAs tho very latest wrinkle in Paris  is the gray ostrich feather boa, it may  bo confidently expected that there  will be an influx of these dainty neck  dressings among the smart women  this fall nnd winter. Jn anticipation  ot this fad, arid having learned by experience in tho p'.ist how very difficult  it is to keep boas of any kind, feather,  fur or otherwise, in place without injury to the perishable material of  which they are made, the Parisians  have hit upon a novel and protty conceit for effectually preventing boas of  my kind slipping (heir fastenings.  The newest device is a silver or gold  snake, twisled so that it forms an S.,  in and out of the twists of which tho  boa is wound. The head is raised as  if ready to strike, and the eyes, of  emeralds, or rubies, give a nobby touch1 to tho pretty ornament ns  thoy glitter in the fluffy masses of  furs  or feathers.  P  J  Ul  fuls flour, add to tho  tomatoes, cook   be very popular, and which is intense-  two minutes and rub through a sieve.  Add one-eighth  teaspoonful soda  and  reheat.   Serve with croutons.  Cherry    Pudding.���������Two    eggs   well  ly artistic in its conception, is that of  wearing old coins attached to long and  Ehort chains. The rarer, tho older  odder theso coins are the smarter they  are. This fashion has recently reciv-  od a great boom iu tne Zaza chain.  This chain is made of gold or silver,  Sorve with' liquid sauce.  FRENCH COFFEE MAKING.  then the other, until the desired shade  Rinse well  in clear water. ter  Orange���������Dip yellow  rags  in   strong'!  lime water; or color the yollow   rags'  red. . | ,.www __ __o   Green:  Color   yellow  rags   blue.       j     Tho French coffee Ls reputed the best  {Jeghistowcar  a chain  like   this she  Copperas:  For  five or  six   lbs,   (lis-   ;n the world.   It is never overdone, so   must never leave it off.   Jt can bo. and  eolve half lb of copperas in sufficient t    destroy the coffee, flavor, which  will be, worn twisted aroud the muff.  water to cover the goods.   Drain and   .    .       .        y ,,,,,.   taking the place of the "bunch of vio-  rinso   in   lye  water.    Do  not   get   dis-   '������  '������ ������������ne cases out of ton   the  fault   lfi|s.���������t'.l|   ,.,,���������  ha  ,wisLB(i   through    tho  whichever the wearer may chance to  be the possessor of. It is a "good luck"  chaiu, therefore a talibinan or lucky  piece is de rigueur.     When a   woman  couraged over the color, as tho effect   of the coffee we meet with.     Then it  belt, after tho    fashion    of    a    watch  cannot be seen at once. . is  ground  and placed  in a coffee  pot  chain; it can be used as a girdle with a  Brown: For 6 or 7 lbs of goods, wRh a flUer turougn wiuch, when it tea gown, but it must always be in evi-  noU lb of critechu ]n 4 gals of water, has yielded ulp its life to ,the boiling dence after once being donned. Wheth-  and boil until it is dissolved, then add w.lter pouied upon it, the delicious ox- er it'is worn at night is a question too  1 oz of sulphate of copper. . Stir well. tract percolates in clear drops,".- the sacred to be asked, unless the informa-  Put.in the goods. and boil awhile��������� coffbi,t pol standi ngona heated stove tion should come gratis.  Wring out and then work _for half to maintain the temperature. The ex- But the most popular chain, of all  an hour in a hot solution of 3 oi^of iract thus obtained is a perfectly clear with the young girls and, widows will  bi-chromate of potash: Work from this dark fluid, known: as cafe noir, or be the "memory chain." This is a long  in a hot soapsuds. This is an abso- bj.at.ic coffee. A tablespoonful or two chain of weave, caught here and there  lutely fast color, for I have colored 0f this in boiled milk would make what with quaint little slides, some rep-re-  children's faded calico and gi.ugb.am ��������� :s ordinarily called a strong cup of seating the four-leaf clover, heads,  aprons and washed -them repeatedly, co������������ee- Thc boiled milk is prepared coins, mistletoe, pansies or any fancy  without   any  apparent  effect. ' witii no less caro.     It must bo fresh  which pleases Ike wearer. v> To the end  Dove and slate..colors, are made by ancl neW) not merely warmed, or oven of'-thi^chain.-'whicli bangs* straight  boiling in an iron vessel a teacupful brought to the boiling point, but slow.- down upfront,,as far.as it's length-will  of black tea with a teaspoonful of cop-. ,ly ���������gym.mered  till it  attains  a    thick.'aliow���������they-are ;usua  perns and sufficient water. Dilute this ' crea������Qy'   richness,  until the    desired    shade  is  reached '     -  -    ���������-  There  is  no  satisfactory  way  oring cotton  black. ���������  lly "a- yard  and a  The  coffee  mixed  half long, which, when doubled, would  cached.1 \Vit;b. this.is the celebrated cafeaulait,7 make them hang about three quarters  of  col-   the. name of which has gone round the  of a yard in length���������is attached a ring,  orld. , ' ,,  | and on tho ring are hung an unliinit-    o ;ed number of   charms   and keepsakes,  TniMiiMonv wnv ' ' | souvenirs, and all kinds oil-fancies.   ;  -.,.���������.      IHJi  lUiAhON A\m.        ��������� ,n--.|-   NoW| tae beaaty of this chain lies in  I can never share your lot,-sir! .'������������������     j the fact that tho kniuknacks hanging  The ibeautiful girl arose    from    the . to the ring as they  are few  or many  sofa., upon ;which she had been sitting'denote just bow popular the girl is. A  who had   maid with many strings to her bow, or  i boasting of many friends,    will    show  FOB.  YOUR SCRAP BOOK. |  .-'.-.' Chicken  Omelet.���������Beat  the yolks of {  three  eggs  until thick; add  one-half i  teaspoonful of  salt,  a few  grains   of;  pepper   and   three   tablespoonfuls   hot i and'waved away  the    man  water.   Fold in the whites of the three   been pressing his suit.  beaten eggs until stiff-and  dry. Heat i     There'.were; tears of disappointment : just how fond her friends are of   her  an  omelet  pan,,   grease    bottom..and ! ^.H1* ? OU",g. mu?'s ?yff,s-  I  know, he  sobbed,  I  know,  heart-  by the number of charms attached to  the ring of her memory, chain  sides, using in all one teaspoonful   of . 1,^3 ���������\v\   WUy you will  not share my-i    'J'hese charms can bo in liny fashion  butter.   Turn it in the mixture, spread   j0(._ ' ,.. ..      ������������������'���������' 'according to tho taste  of    the    giver.  evenly, and cook slowily on top of the  range until slightly browned underneath. Put in the, oven on center  grate to finish cooking. When.it is  firm take from the oven, fold, and  slip out on a hot platter. Pour around  it a thin  white sauco made  by melt-].  And why?  she asked, coldly.'  Because  there are no improvements  on it, he groaned. ���������  TNCONSrSTIiNCY.  ���������Female Woman Suffragist���������I tell  ing one tablespoonful of butter, stir'you, my sisters, I wt-nr no man's obl-  into it one lableKitoonful of flour and   lar.   ��������� 1'  pour   on   gradually  one  and   one-half:     Masculine  Voice, from   the  Rear ���������  cups   of  milk.   Season   with   salt  and   Take-it off, then.  There must be a pig among them, a  four leaf, clover, a chestnut, a sprig  of mistloloe. 11 coin���������but, why go . on  enumerating the fads, for they are  endless. The girls wilt have to buy  the chains themselves, for iwo or three  men, when spoken to upon this new  gift for their sweethearts,..'exclaimed:  "What, buy a chain for* another, fellow to hang charms on? Well, I just  guess not."  THE BEST GIVING.  AL the Christmas season everybody, no matter whether, he has been  helped or not during the year, tries  to do something for those he loves, and  often for those he does not love, but  who need lo have something done for  lhem. Let us give our Christmas  gifts on the principle of "lifting a  little." Let us choose tho sort of present that will lighten a burden where  we can do so, as well as one that  will simply give pleasure to the eye  or taste ot those who receive it. Too  many times we choose what we think  is pretty, without regard to whether  it suits the needs of the one on whom  we would bestow a remembrance. It  is not gratifying to one's self to give  money, and yet money is often the  most sensible gift we can bestow,  for the people who have real needs'  do not iiko' to mention them, and if  they have the money it can bo made  10 give real pleasure, nnd at the same  time, to lift n burden from the rnind.  We have known families to receive  gills of the same articles of clothing  which, at great cost of labor, they  had jusi succeeded in procuring for  themselves. We have known families to receive beautiful gift books  lhat mubt 1)2 handled carefully and  kept away from the dust, who would  have been so crraicful for school  books, maps, cbarls, and such things  as they con.slanl ly have to buy. To  people- who. have little space give  nothing of which thoy must take care  -7-that is, after a momentary pleasure, adding a burden instead of lifting, one. -..-..'���������  But you, will say :    Oun gifts are not  charities,  but expressions-of our love  Uv our friends.   Yes, and   the expressions of love will always take care of  themselves.   Love always feels-its way  to  the thing that meets a loved one's  need, so    wo say- nothing    about that  here.    But at Christmas time there is.  almost-,,-as. much- giving  of  the  other  sort (hat is not .really charity, yet is  not love, as there is giving prompted  by   love itself, and- it is  in  this that  great care should be taken..   We. give  to   the .aged, for it makes  them giad  to  be   remembered;    We  give    to  invalids to brighten the sick room.   Wc  give to.little children everywhere, and  to. the people especially of whom we  know, who would be likely to.'get nothing if we did not.    For all these we  need to use good, judgment and sound  common  sense,    seasoned   with    real  kindness   and   love.  We say nothing aboiil receiving, tor  it is 'characteristic'-of the higher life  to find'it most blessed to give. But  the groat gift1 of all, the Christ Himself/and all the lesser gifts that follow inthe. lines of, His coming, are,'I  am sure, 'not. forgotten'tit'this or any  time of the year. How would it have  be������n with us if He had never come to  Belhlohecm? How would it have been  with our civilization, our country, our  whole outward and inward life? Wo  Ikivo only to do some thinking along  tlstit line to be very glad and grateful  on Christmas Day.  PAKADB OF THE FIRST LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT AT LADYSMITH  Showing the British Camp and the general lay of the Country Round.  "Bring me the baby," Hammond  said, and tha nurse, used to sick -peo������  pie's fancies, complied with the request, setting the baby down on tha  bed.  "Now, if you please, I'd like to havo  youi leave us alone awhile. You see,"  he added, apologetically, "I want to  havo a little private conversation  with] liim."  The. nurse smiled  faintly and  went  away.   Hammond looked at the baby>  fox a few moments in critical silence.  "You're    a    bouncer,"  he    said    at  length.   "You   most   certainly   are."  TJi'K baby gurgled and laughed and  showed   four   small   teeth.  "Oh, it's a great] n-ld joke, ol oourse "  Hammond went on rather bitterly,  though1 he wan smiling back into the  boy's big, bright, eyes.  Hammond tipped the small head tor-  ward and closoly examined the top.  Tho tiniest of ringlets wore beginning  to curl themselves thereon, and when  he let the baby straighten up a small,  dampi spot had appeared down among  the curls. Hammond fumbled about  under the pillows for his handkerchief, but failed to find it, so drew  his sleeve across his eyes.  "Don't you imagine, my boy, that  I'm- crying. Not a bit of it 1 It's just  this beastly- cold I've got that gets  into my eyes sometimes, I wonder  if you've noticed the doctor ? He was  here this morning; and do you know,  that) fellow told mef I can't ger -well,  all on account, of this cold ? He even  seemed to' think that I might be going  before long, for he shook hands wilh  me before he went away and told me  not lo worry, that it wouldn't be hard  al<'the last, that I'd just go to sleep."  Hammond regarded the. baby whimsically for a moment, then his face  changed.  "Howi I could, have loved you if you  had been mine I" ho said Intensely.  "Greau heaven I How I do love you I  "Perhaps when you get big, you'll  like to tell people about thai money  ot yours ; (hat it's gold from the Klondike. It's, all right to preach against  going to the Klondike, for it's a nasty  kind of place; but the gold is there,  and some find it and gat home with  Lt; too, even though they do catch their  dcat.hi doing it and have to leave Ihe  stuff   to  lads   like   you.  "One follow was fool enough to ex-  pecl' when he got back to 'find a lovely girl whom he could make comfort-  ab'e and happy forever after, and who  would make a heaven on earth tor  him. Uu stayed a, long lime, I'll admit; but them he was. grubbing out  more and more every day. And what  does he find when he gets back? You  sir ; yes, you I  "Not that I'm-blaming .you for ij  ���������nat at all. 'I'don'tf intend toblanio  anybody, not even her mother; that  is, not now. But it's been hard on  me, you know, unconirnonlj- hard on  me.. Besides." he added reflectively,  "you mustn't take offence at. my  mentioning it, but your dad's distinct- .  ly co.mmon.place, even if he is a friend  of mine. But then,' I'm rather of the  commonplace, order myself.''    .  He: was growing weary, so it was a  relief- to have the nurse enter and to  hear her say: "The baby Will have  to. bi going now, Mr. Hammond, he's  .stayed long nnotigh.'* So Hammond  kissed the baby's cheek and his forehead, his knees and his hands, and  the back off his neck ; and closed his  eyes while the nurse carried the child  nway.     ,    -' '".'.'������������������  This was 'about.'six o'clock in the  eveming1 and some twelve hours.later  the nurse drew, the sheet up over  Hammond's face and went: to tell Mr.  and Mrs. Margrave what had happened. ,  It was a week after this that Mr.  Margrave came .home trembling with  excitemeut. ���������    ;  .    ' "  "What do you think, Marie?" he  exclaimed, to his wifo. ';  "What is it?" asked Mrs. Margrave,  trying! to show an' interest which she  did  not1 feel.  "There's been .1 good deal ot speculation* at the club as to what Hammond brought back from the Klondike. Nobody, had any idea how much  it was. Well, to-day J received art  uivitntion from Judge Morehouse to  b> present at. tho reading of his will.  And  what do you think?"  Mrs.   Margrave,   was   non-committnl,   ,  partly   because   she  feared    to    trust  her voice.   It was not easy for her to  talk   about   Hammond.  Mr. Margrave's face was flm.,ied,and  his eyes shining.  "It's a hundred and fifty thousand  if it's a penny, and he's left every  dollar of it to the baby, our baby.  Margrave, junior, if you please. What  ri stroke of Hick that I asked him here  when he got so desperately ill! It  was dreary at the hotel, but his dread  ot the hospital was mere, childishness.  I felt at, the time that it was rather a  weakly sentimental thing to do: but  you know I am soft-hearted, .and he  was an old friend, though I never  thought he amounted to much. I  thought at one time that, he was in  love with you, but T never was certain  about it. Poor old Hnmmon'd'l I  wish I'd liked him b.sttcr.; he must  have been very fond of me. Well, I  shall always regard his roePQory with  gratitude., and   affection."  Mrs. Margrave was silent. She held  Ihe. baby cl<������so toher face so iliai. her  husband.-did not see thr\ tears, or that  she  had  grown  very pale.  " f  ���������v.l  ������&  KrtS  5  ���������:���������*.-. ._  .-*���������������������������������'      .,  ,'-    ��������� - i.  t ������.��������� ���������������������������_ ������������������ ���������   ���������    j-j   - 5     1  ������������������- "7 "   r ."fc ', i.    to,������     *    i"i THE -MINlttGf REViEW-^-SATURDAYi DECEMBER 23, 1899.;  "1.!.:'  I ,������������!���������' ���������  f 1 ������������������  .,H'  :i:l  :\ '  ft.  Si  .ttbetfftfnf  ���������SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23,1S99.  ��������� ;'..      "7   " A COMMON SENSE VIEW.   :.  A union miner called at The Eeview  oflice Saturday, after the issue of the  paper and subscribed for it, telling the  -���������' ���������"'���������   editor at the same time that he read it  continually, and had found more com-  111611 sense and sound reasoning'insit'  ,   ���������: than   in any.other paper he met  with  l-in the Ivootenays.   We do not want to  ';' boast of this in any way, but we "think  .-.    if more of the miners rend.' the  paper  '. .,  carefully from week to week, instead  : .. ��������� of listening to the eroakings of parties  who from motives of spite or greed are  ���������interested m misrepresenting, it, they  ������������������������������������������������������. would tdnie to pretty much; the same  conclusion.   The Review does ubt.ciire  one straw more for the owners'than it1  does for the men.   Our ..first eonsidera-  .������������������ tion is for the policy best calculated to  promote the growth of the country and  all the interests, leading up to jurosper2  '..;������������������   ity.   From the very nature of  things,  labor, is always more or less jealous of  capital, and capital is,ever anxious to  get all it   can out of labor.' , The duty,  of a government and a well disciplined  press should be .to ward off collisions  between them and encourage harmony,'  for neither can ever amount to much  without the assistance of the otber.and  ... the more agreeable the assistance .the  ..-������ better the service 'of one to  the 'Other  and the general results to the country.  A proper government in any country  should  first aim at developing its re-  r   sources;, and:with those as varied and  extensive as they are'in  this province  ;We  require millions   of an  industrial  population and  almost unlimited cap-  ���������;���������-.  itah to employ it.'   Is setting the fractions   we have of both at   each others  : throats   by legislation, in   this   early  stage of the country's history, the best  means of encouraging either?1  That's  the point.     The. unreasoning   miner,  who can see nothing but the wages he  ;.'���������"' can get from day to day, js disposed to'  combat anything and everything that  does not say he is entitled to all he can  get regardless of the ability of the employment of capital to pay.   The Review  has time and again said  that in  many instances eight hours is as long  , a shift iis should be put in in tunnels;  arid that expenses,  risks, etc., considered 83.50  is not an extravagant wage  for first class men.   Wo-came to  this  conclusion   irom ' the usage   in   other  countries.   But in. taking  the miners'  ease this far, they should all be wiping  to have his employer's case considered  also.   It  is admitted  all around that  whenever the   mines   do   open   here,  :mauy men who are not first class  will  have te be employed.   Now,  fair play  .-all around will acknowledge that  hour  for hour  they should not get as much  ���������pay as  the iirst class men.   To try   to  :force it from the employer,  under the  impression that the owner cannot help  "himself,.is very unfair, and no government or', well-balanced journal should  wink at extortion.     The out and out  . union man says turn these second and  third class men down the hill  and let  them destroy the wages of other lines  of labor, but keep, them out of mining  to prevent a reduction of wages.   Then  why not keep them put of the unions ?  Their connection with the unions is a  false advertisement, a representation  to the world that they are what  fchey  are not���������capable  men.    Every   other  branch of industry hiis as good a right  to look for the highest wages as miners, and if inferior men, advertised by  connection with unions to be good, are  driyen   out   of   the   calling   of  their  choice, it is only to enforce a disability  on some other branch of labor,  which  allmust admit is unf.iir,   The  proper  thing is   to  change the conditions in  mining so that tho industry may properly employ all belonging to the craft.  If a man wants the pay of good men,  allow hitn to work  long enough  hours  to earn it.   This  is simple justice to  the man and to the employer.   If he  does not  want to work  long enough  hours to earn the highest wage, giye  . him  the. shorter shift and let him receive what he is relatively worth for  the time.   This  is the ease in nearly  all other branches of employment, and  It is found to work no hardship on the  the men and   no injustice to the employers.     What we would like is   for  some one who finds fault with The Review  to show wherein it is wrong in  this line of reasoning.  A powerful lung healing remedy thai  cures the worst kinds of: coughs and.coldB  of young or old,more promptly and effectually than any other medicine.    Price 25c,  Laxn-Lilvop Fills cure Constipation-and Dyspepsia.. Do not gripe,  Price 2So.  the  Local House,  the coming session,  in an eight-honr. law for all brunches of  labor, in fact,for all working for wages.  The Review has  always .said, that no  radical changes.should be made in the  labor laws of any country while labor  was satisfied, with  its status ;. but at  the same time there ia no denying the  fact that all people should be treated  alike.   "Fish and flesh" laws  are very  unfair.   There  are business people in  all parts of the Slocan   at the present,  who have nothing top bad to say of the  mine  owners   in   this"_ struggle,   that  work, their   own  employes. 12 or  14  hours a day, and why it should.be so is  the point to explain.   If the mine owners  onlyact carefully and judiciously  there is no reason why such (i measure  should not be passed;   and  passed  it  will-bring things to: a level and : the  people of the province to their senses.  There is no denying.the fact that most  clerks  and employes of business men  of the Siocan could do  the work  in 8  hours,'.instead   of 14, that  they  hare  had to do since May last, if placed before, them,   and the idea  is   to bring  things to a level.   If, for instance, Mr.  Green has to pay the wages for S hours  he is now paying for 10 or 12, he will  have a foretaste of how the mine owners are a fleeted by the present law, and  such a foretaste will occasion serious  reflection 011  the situation,  aiid so., on-  all along the line.    When also   former  representatives find they have  to hire  two 'men to dp the present amount,of  work done by one,  they may come   to  the conclusion, and that wisely, that it  is  never wisdom to thrust legislation  between capital and, labor���������that it  is  always better, where it can be done, to  have"the   two elements   uninfluenced  arrange their own differences.  chines;! and Tor.obyious reasons   but  two full shifts can be put in under the  present law, the same as under the late  law,  and all acknowledge the work'of  machines is reduced from "a'fifth;to. it  fourth as  a^consequence.- -.Taking:.'all  these circunistancesinto account, oven  bythe acknowledgements of the miners themselves,for a given expenditure,  the Kootenays over, the results will be  reduced in the neighborhood of a fifth.  Is there a man who will, in the face.of  these admissions,  say that; mining in  the Kootenays is net  being injured by  the'-present  law. ,  In   twenty   years  -hence,'when nine-tenths of the properties may be  mines instead', of.: prospects, as'itt present, the story might be  different;  but it is an able object lesson as it stands.   Whether eight hours  are a long or short'enough day, or $3.00  or-$3.50 i3 a proper wage,;, are purely  matters between owners nnd men,  but  the law arid   its consequences  to the  country aire clearly matters for legitimate newspaper criticism. '������������������-.,��������� 7 ,  AND; OTHER INVESTMENTS.  '.Every Representation Guaranteed.  .  We notice that   the Silvertoniiin endorses ; our- plea , for   local-'municipal  management of .the'"unorganized parts  of- the Kootenays.   With such organization   such   officials    as   provincial  police,  that cost the country a lot of  money and are of but'little service, as  they are se fur removed ��������� from one another, . could ,be. well dispensed  with,  and local officials,  paid by fees' when  required, substituted.. ���������, The  organization need not be'fulf municipal autonomy; bat sufficiently authoritative to  collect   the necessary  taxes and look  after  the requisite public works?   We  believe, proper taxation of properties  now  wholly untaxed iu every district  would pay  all the  necessary expenses  of management.��������������������������� Three commissioners'  elected by .the people in each district,  with power to submit debentures, levy-  rates, collect taxes, let public contracts  and supervise their proper completion,  would be all that was required.   There  might be some'difficulty in properly  defining the, powers of such   commissioners at?the outset; but as municipal  institutions; in provinces having them,  are continually undergoing changes to  meet   the   growing, demands' of   the  country, there could be nothing wrong  in changing these organizations from  time to time also.' All residents of the  country are-fully agreed that the country is now too populous and   too important to be longer governed satisfactorily  at its present   long range from  Victoria.-  Sweetbutter can't be made in a sour  .churn. The stomach is a churn. > A foul  - stomach fouls.the food put into it. When  the-food is fouled the blood made from  it is fouled also. Foul blood means disease. Cleanse: the chum and you have  sweet butter. Cleanse the stomach and  you have pure blood. The far reaching  action of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical  Discovery is due to its effect on the  stomach and organs of digestion and  nutrition. Diseases that begin in the  stomach are cured through^ the stomach.  . "Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery has  proved a great, blessing to me," writes Mrs.  Ellen E. Bacon,, of Shutesbury, Franklin Co.,  Mass. "Prior to September, 1897, I had doctored  for my stomach trouble for several years, rgbinpr  through a course of treatment without1 nny .real  benefit, In September, 1S96, I had very: sick  spells and grew worse; could eat but little. I  commenced to take Dr. Pierce's medicine;and  in a short time I could eat and work. I have  gained twenty pounds in two mouths."  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser: sent free 011 receipt of. stamps  to pay expense of customs and mailing,  only. Send 31 "one-cent stamps for paper-bound voluuie.rpr 50 stamps for cloth  binding, to Dr. R.V. Pierce, 663 Main  Street, Buffalo, Ni Y.:   V: : ..   7   . ,7  When it comes to healing- up old  running- sores of loag- standing- there ,  is no remedy equal to Burdock Blood  Bitters;,,. ���������",���������'.,,.'       ���������    '..:;-'  Bathe the sore \vith the B. BJB:-���������  . that; relieves the -local Irritation'.^ : 7   .  .. Take, the :;B.'B.B; internally���������that���������:  clears the blood- of all'; impurities on  which, sores thrive.' .-���������" -   ;":, "���������  .Miss  D.   Melissa  Burke,   Grindstone; Magdalen;Islands, P.Q., says:  ','It is with pleasure:I speak in favor of.  i?;,B. B; which cured me of a running: sore  on my leg-.'.-'. I consulted three doctors and  they gave mo salve to put on, but it did no  good. Finally ��������� my "le_.;��������� .became a solid  running-.sore. In;fact lor nearly, a.-; month ,  I could not put my.foot to the floor.,  : "I. was1 advised to use B.I3.B. and; did  so: Three; bottles healed, up1 my leg entirely so that I have;iiever been troubled  w!th it since.", 7  '":,:  The miners of the Slocan are doing "a  greal deal before Commissioner Clute  to prove'the contentions of the, owners  to be well-founded. At Nelson many  of thei.- acknowledged that the eight-  hour law was;never asked for by'the  miners; and, though many of them  say good miners' can do. the work in 8  hours expected in the 10 under the  old law, they freely acknowledge that  second and third rate men cannot do  it; and from a half to three-quarters of  the men available are less than iirst  class. Therefore, by their own  showing, tlie output will be less under  the present law than it was under the  old law, and the mining interests must  suffer to thai extent. But this is not  all- Much of the mining of the country will in the future be done  by ma-  TREAT ALL ALIKE.  We should not be surprised if a regular boomerang would be sprung  on  Ask your doctor how  many preparations of cod-  liver oil there are.  He will answer, "Hundreds of them." Ask him  which is the best. He will  reply, "Scott's Emulsion."  Then see that this is the  one you obtain. It contains  the purest cod-liver oil, free  from unpleasant odor and  taste. You also get the hy-  pophosphites and glycerine.  All three are blended into  one grand healing and nour-  remedy.  50c. and $1.00, all druggistf.  SCOTT 4 BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto,  Go into almost any branch of the  churches of the earth and you will find  the best nien sent where the salaries  are largest. In professional journalism  yon will find the best men "where the  salaries' are largest. In law and medicine you will\ generally find, where  conditions and circumstances do not  hold them otherwise, , the ablest 'men  where the fields are largest and where  there is "the most likelihood of large  fees for skill. You will find in stores  and offices the best men where there  is the greatest responsibility and the  best pay. On farms the most capable  men are where the greatest responsibility is enjoined; but miners unions say  all inen should be paid alike. Because  The Eeview combats the contention,  from the. experience and notings of  every day life, the miner who has no  more interest in the country than  drawing his day's pay, says it is an  enemy of organized labor. Tne sensible miner, who looks at matters from  a broad, reasoning platform, knows  better, and does not hesitate to say so.  Tho machinery is the1 best to be had in the country���������  the workmen are all experienced,���������so that"nothing but  the beat work is turned out. ,  Orders from a distance solicited.      ;,'..-.'  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and are promptly returned.  P������LLI������TT & McMILL^N  Contractors;  and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. P.-E. freight shed.  'Plans and Estimate*  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  P. O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings.on hand or to order  ' on short notice.  Dealers in Rough and ijr ess eel Lumber,  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  ������������������"&,  vr  f  mi  CALL AND GET PBICES.  It might hot be a bad idea to elect  Mr. Houston, of the Tribune, to the  next B. C. Legislature. He could use  his favorito word, and tell the House  they were "damphools" if they did not  do as he wanted them to do.  SANDON, B.C.  BEAT THE DOCTORS  Mr. B. M. Bowler, Cambridge, Kings  Co. N.S., says : "I was troubled with a  running sore in my ear, for which I  tried all kinds of doctors, but could.not  get cured. I was recommended to try  Burdoch Blood Bitters, which I did and  the sore was completely healed."  CHUECH NOTICES.  Methodist, Eev. A. M. Sanford, B.A.,  pastor.���������rliegular services will be held  to-morrow at 11 a. m.   and 7.30 p. m.  Presbyterian, St. Andrews.���������Eev. J.  Ferguson pastor; service at 7:30 u.m.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m., after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  Dry Goods! feMs Dry Goods!  We have just received a large shipment from the east.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses', and Children's (Health Brand) Underwear.  We also, carry a full line of Carpete, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  ���������������������������'���������������������������'���������������������������'.  Curtains and Window Shades..  The Mining Reyiew, $2.00 A YEAR.  iiiiiiifiiiiiiriiiiviiiif'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiifiifiiiiiiniiiiHiiiiiifiiiiiiTiiiaiiiiiiiiviiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiifHiiiiiiiiirriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiifinfiiif  -on���������*  ipirT������''������,,������TlTTT,������  i    -    i ��������� ���������    i *-   j  y-r-^l 1,1 ���������' Tl ""<! '.7" T"'"���������'  ������������������-.-rr ���������,.T,'"-^-"nV7-'~~' .'.TI-T"!"^  L>',.,  i t ..a        J,     '      ������       ,      *,.     t -  *  ������������������>,.-���������������' 'i i  -  ������������������ ��������� "������.i ' ii  ���������*\* "'���������J ,'  I ' > V'    ' '-, "  ���������ft- iff.. J  --.V  w-vv*-^.���������^.. ^p.Tti ii    ^tm .---  ji    .-i���������f  -���������I1 **   mm ���������- ���������- Ti-��������������������������������������������� j-4- *r^;  ���������-J-vv.  ��������� .1  7  )r   ��������� '���������'  THE MINING REWEW^SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23,  1899.  V  SATURDAY.  "notice:  .^Notice is hereby given that an-appli-  cMion will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, at its next session, for an act to  incorporate a ���������Company with: following  -pOWei'S :���������'"'"'   .'"   ,' ���������' ; '   '  -.;,, ,'i   ���������   ���������.:  ...To carry on the business of.''miners'of  every description ; to advance, promote  arid foster theanining industry of British  Columbia and more especially, to advance,  foster and protect.the interests of Silver-  Lead producing mines; to curry' on every,  description . of, commercial or financial  business ;: to purchase, lease or exchange,  inines^mineriil.landsi1 or mining rights ;  to deal in mines, .metals and minerals of  every kind aiid' 'description ; to acquire  by any .lawful means,  water' rights and,  privileges, aiid to furnish water -.power ;  to build nii]Is and factories of every kind  and description ; to acquire timber:limits  and tnnber lands ; to- organize arid- promote joint stock companies and manage  and control the same ; to take shares'of  other interests in such ."companies:   to'  build, operate arid in any manner deal  with .'samplers, ���������'.' concentrators,... ��������� mills,  smelters, refineries or foundaries ; to buy,  sell and* deal, in ores, 'metals,: mineral  substances of all kinds :  to deal in, make,  sign and execute promissory no^tes,,bills  of exchange aiid all kinds of negotiable  instruments-; to deal in  real -estate; ,to  build, -.operate,'-buy , and  sell," and  to  generally deal in: all kinds of factories  and, plants   for. - the   manufacture-of  machinery of all kinds; to  build   ships,  railways- and tramways ;������������������: to  use   water,  steam,-electricity or any other power as-  a motive power; .to deal in.stocks, shares  or bonds.or debentures of any Company  or association';   to act  as    a   principal,  factors or agents in relation to individuals  or corporations;   to acquire  from  any  government or legislature' any,  rights,  privileges or franchises ; to .procure'-'tho  Company to' be registered hi any -'foreign  country; to construct/ improve.,-"control  or   subsidize, - baths,   parks, ���������. churches,'  hospitals, sanitariums and  private and.  jmblic works of any kind.; to'.'establish;-''  subsidize'and  main tain .newspapers, and  publishing   -and 7 printing    plants j    to  establish and maintain clubs and associations ; to carry on  the  business of iron  and 7 steel   converters, .wood 7 workers,'  machinists, metallurgists, and, to manufacture and deal in  every kind  of explosive material;.,to construct,  operate  and. maintain,' bridges,   .ways,;  ferries,  wharves, railways;, tramways,, telephone  ancl'i telegraph .lines, .arid   to   carry on  the business of transportation, and express, with power to act as bailees, and  common carriers ; to generate electricity  for the supplying of .light,   heat   arid  power; for the use of the  Company or  for private or public, use; to carry on.  the business of mining, smelting and refining in all its branches ; to expropriate  lands for the purpose., of the" Company ;  to,deal in coal'arid timber ..lands, and .all  kinds of real and'-'personal, property ; to  raise or borrow money  by or  upon  the  issue of bonds, notes, mortgages, debentures -or',  the   pledge   of  any   of. the  Company's  assets;  to act  as  trustees;  to acquire all the other rights,'privileges  and franchises as may be incidental to  or conducive to  the  attainment of the  objects of the Company as set out above,  or any of them.    .'������������������  Dated at Sandon, B. C,  Nov. Sth, 1S99;  '.'.--        ;   FRANK L. CHRISTIE, v  '���������'���������',''     - '���������' .     Solicitors for Applicants.  /(/"Vv h y-\ Si  JI1'ec  r,K W/i'O','\\ VVfi Vo?iinB'-i and Weal  ���������^f^V^^fcM,7-Spells from whiuL  ^'"'iGs'X.i^oV tiiny sillier are dtit  Women fire com-  Jiig to  'unUei'stund  that the Eriokachfcs,  Headaches,   Tired  k  ck  due  to wrong, action of  the kidneys;  __^ ... The poisons that  ���������������������������':' 'V*  Vn^Vt^/u   ought to bo carried  ���������-'.::"��������� "J^1*   oil; 'are   sent  hack  into the blood, taking with them a. null-,  titu.de of'pains-and aches.  }B@msm^&f pus-  .drive.away pains and-aches, make women  healtliyaiid li.appv���������able to enjoy life.  Mrs. C.H. Gillespie, 204 Britain Street,  St. Jolni, N.B., says: ' 7.';.;- ;''.'  ,r "'Some' time ago I had a'violent attack  of La Grippe. From this, -seve.ve kidney  trouble, arose, for. which I doctored with  a number of the, best physicians in St;  ���������J.ohii, but received little relief. Hearing  Doan's Kidney Pills highly spoken of, I  began their use and hi a short-time found  tlieni.-to bo a.perfect cure. Before taking  theso pills I stift'oved such torture that I  ioiild notturn over in bed without assistance.' : Doan's Kidney Pills have rescued  me from this terrible condition', andhave  'removed every paiii. ai'id ache.     )"���������������������������".' '".'������������������  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  Trains run on Pacific Stai diird Time."  Daily,  Coin;  Leave  : West.  .S.00 n.m.  !).;:u ���������  '��������� ��������� M.-ir,  " ,0.55  " 10.12  "     UVSi  "    it).a>  ArrlvclO.-lO  Leave ll.no a.m.  7 "   ,11.15    "  Going East.,  Arrive IBp.m,  ���������i'-'-'  ��������� 'M.ar ������������������������������������ ���������-,.''  2. in  L'.IIO  1.15,  vl.'J.?'  , Kaslo  Soutl) Folk  -Spoules  Whitewater  .-.,-., Bear Lake  MoGulKan  - "������������������   'Bailey's-  ; Cody Junction  :��������������������������� Sandon      Leave lis  coj5y<brano7 ������.-:-;:���������:.:' ..���������'.���������.'  Sandon    .-'���������. h-i vi;U. 10 a.in.,  Cody       ��������� '��������� 11.25 ������������������'"  '   '     ���������',' -���������������������������.;   GHO. F. COPEri.AND,     7  ���������' 7     --.������    " Superintendent.  ��������� Jon cheap Railroad nnd Steam'shlntickets  ���������UELLi.  i?" K'T'?  ���������rrrJJ.  ..-���������Work��������� while you sleep without a gripe  or pain, curing Dyspepsia, Sick Headache  and CoristinnTion arid mrkn you feel better  in tho nibi'iiing, Price 25c. ������������������''.������������������':''  '  &  TO ALL. POINTS. "'.": :,:- ' -r :-'���������'''  The Dining Car,Route: via Yellowstone  ''  , Park is.-safest Arid best^-������������������"-.    ,7-7  Splid Vestibule Trains equipped.with  ' '...PuIImrih Palace Cars,: 7     7 ���������....'  ��������� ��������� ���������;..-'Elegurit Dining Cars,:.'���������       ������������������:'.. 1':'���������]'���������"  ; .7^ 7 Modem -Day. Coaches, :.: ���������'������������������'.' ���������' "."'���������: '���������  .'. Tourist-Sleeping.Cars.   "���������     -..' '. '   ���������  SUt^^d1^^0 a'J Pionts I? the United;;  - Steamship tickets to nllpartsol.the world.  "  tickets to ;Chlna and Japan  via Tacoma  ami Northern Pncinc Steamship Go. '���������-  Trainsdepnrtlrom Spokane: .-���������''���������?.,  ..,.'   No.'l, We.stat3.-10p. m.i'daliy. ���������  Iyo.2,.Eastat7.30p. m.,dailv.   ,-,     :."���������-,  v J<or nironnntlon,   time  cards," .maps  and  '���������������������������  tickets apply to agents ol theS.'F. & S.    -      ,;,   .  F. D. GIBBS, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wasli. ''  ".A; p. CHARLTON, Asst.Gen.Pass. Asrent. ���������  72oo Jilorrison St., Co    3rd, Portland, Ore.     ' 7;;  Tor:  ^ GjRiSl^   THE EE5TANT1-RHEUMAT!G  r"HEURALGL������^    .-.���������'. ' PLASTER WADE; :   :  '    ' H  E/JCH PLASTcR IN E^^eLED  ,TIN'B'6j('PRICE 25������AL50 IN1YARD  R0L15 r;Rlf.E*I.OO  w  ���������>Vyil*Vi'JTUReS5 '       ,   MONTREAL.^  M. L. Grimm ett, ll. b .  Notary  ,.  CERTIFICATE OF IIWPR0VE1Y1ENTS.  , NOTICE, "  Number Three Fractional Mineral Glairh situate in the Slocan Mining division oi West  Koote.nay district.   Where located: South  of the Sunset and east of the Trade Dollar  Mineral Claims. I-.'  Take notice that T, ���������'��������� Herbert T. Twigg, as  agent for  George W. Hughes, Free'Miner's"  Certificate No.'811)75, Intend, sixty days from  the  date  hereof,  to  apply   to   the   Mining  Recorder lor a Certificate of Improvements,  for tho purposoof obtaining a Crown  Grant  on the above claim,      -..���������-'���������  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before tho  issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this Othday.of November. USD!).  Barrister,    Solicitor,  - "Public, Etc.  Sandon,    B. C.  ^ FEW INTERESTING  ;i:.V-;;\'.;^c^^':;;,.^'\:5^  When people are contemplating a trip  whether on business or pleasure,'they natur-'  ally want (lie best, service obtainable solar as  speed, comfort and safety is coi.cer'nod. Employees- ofllie Wisconsin Central Lines are  paid to serve the public, and our trains are  operated so as to make close connections with :  diverging Hues at.nl] junction points.  Pullman Palace Sleeping and Chair Cars on  through trains.   ���������  "     ,   ,     ,       ".-. t>������������������ .-  Dining Car service excelled. Meals served  a la Carte. . -.-���������': -  In order to obtain this flrst-class Bervice  ask the ticket agent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  and you will make direct, connections at St.  Paul for Chicago, Milwaukee atulall .points'  Forany-lurther information call on any  ticketagent, or correspond with 7: -.'���������,'���������  Jas. Pond, .v        .or J as. A-Clock,":  , Gen. Pas^. Agent,    , General'Agent;  Milwaukee, Wis. 2-10 Stark St.,  .     Portland, Or. 7  NT ED  A partially developed mining property, any-  class of oro if lt lias commercial values.   A  dividend-paying mine, or one within sight ol  being dividend paying is preferred.  HOPE. GRATELEY'& CO.,  ".   . '530 Hastings Street, Vancouver.  NOTICE.  Morn Fractional, Tonka Fractional. High  Ore Fractional and Mazeppa Mineral  Claims situate In'.theSlocan Mining division ol West. Koot.onav district. Where  located: Adjoining theldaho and Alamo  mines. v  Take notice that. I, HerbertT. Twigg. agent  lor George W. Hughes, Free Miner's Certificate No. 0107"). and 'Ihe Scottish Colonial  Gold Fields, Ltd.. Kroe Miner's Certificate Xo.  13S39, intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  apply to (lie Mining Recorder lor Certificates  ol Improvement)*, for the purpose of obtaln-  a Crown Grant of eacli of Die above claims.  And further lake notice that action, under  Section 37, must bo commenced. bo lore the  Issuance ol such Cortillcateof Improvements.  Dated this "3rd day or 'November. 1SI)0.  IIKIIUKHT T. TW1GG.  PRIVATE LESSONS.  , In French, German, or on the Violin,  by T.J. Barron, B A. (McGill), and  violiif pupil'of Jules Hone, Montreal.  Terms, &c, on application at Clifi'e's  bookstore.',  Cook's Cotton Root Compound  Is successfully used monthly by over  '10,000Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask  _ your druggist for Cook's Collon Root Compound. Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangerous. Prioo,No. 1,81 per  bos; No. 2,10 degrees stronger,$8 per box. No.  1 or 2, mailed on receipt of price and two 3-cent  stamps. Tho Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  K?-Nos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by oil  responsible Druggists in Canada.  Sold in Sandon by the McQueen Co.  and P. J. Donaldson, Druggists.  07 drfif A  ia   l\  [dj  r *   ������ k  s  m  AND SOO LINE.  COMPANY. 7  Operating Kaslo & SJOcari Railway  International Navigation & Trad. Co.  Schedule of Time    _.._ Pacific Standard Time  KASLO & SLOCAN RfllLWAY  Passenger train for Sandon aiid wav  stations leaves Kaslo atS a m; Daily, returning, leaves Sandon al 1.13 p m. arriving at  3.oopm.  International Navigation ATradingCo.  .Operatingon-Kootenay Lake and River.  SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves Kaslo.for Nelson atG am. daily except Sunday; returning, leaves Nelson at 4.30  P m, calling at Ballour, Pilot Bay; Ainswbrth^  and all way points.   Connects with Steamer"'  Alberta to and from Bonner's Ferry. Idaho-  ���������?-,S0,^,*^T.t'rain to and irom Spokane at  Irivo Mile Point. c.    ... .  SS. ALBERTA  Leaves Nelson for Bonner's Ferry, Tues-  days and Saturdays at7 am, connecting  with Steamer International from Kaslo at  Pilot Bay; returning, leaves Bonner's Ferry at  Sam, Wednesdays, and Sundays, connecting with Steamer International for -  Kaslo, Lardo and Argenta. Direct, connections made at Bonner's Ferry with the Great  Northern liailway forallpoiulseastand west  LAitno-Du-N-CAN' Division.���������Steamer International leaves Kaslo for Lardo and Argenta  at S.45pm, Wednesdays and Fridavs.  Steamer Albertaleaves Kaslo for Lardo and  Argentant S.p m.Sundavs. ���������..������������������������������������  Steamers call at principal landings In both  directlons.and at other points.when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and the  United States,  To ascertain  address  rates  and lull   information,  ROBERT IRVING, .Manager, Kaslo.  NOTICE.    ;  Genesco Mineral Claim situated in tho Slocan  Mining division of  West  Kootenay district.   Located on Star gulch, about three  '    miles from Sandon.  Take notice that. 1, William A.Bauer,agent  for G. W. Shaw, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B liJUSS. Intend, sixty days from date lioreol.  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant on Ihoabovo claim.  'And further take notice that, action uiuior  Section :!7, must be comiiiencd before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this Ol.h day of November, ISO!).  WILLIAM A. BAUER, P. U. S.  NOTICE.  Vulture, Vulture Fractional and A^ult Mineral  Claims  situated  iu   tho  Slocan   Mining  , division of West Kootenay district.   Located on soutli fork of Carpenter creek.  Take notice that I, William A. Bauer, acting as agent for Financial ,fc Mining Trust of  Canada, Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B 17050, intend, sixty, days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mininc Recorderfos- a  Certificate of Improvements, lor the purpose  ofobtaininga Crown Grant oil'tho above  claims.  And further take notico that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate oflmnrovements.  Dated this 0th day of November, ISO!).  WILLIAM A, BAUER, P. L. S.  EAST IKS-1 WEST  DIRECT  ROUTE. .  ������������ TO /ILL POINTS.  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Kevelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  TOURIST OAES pass Medicine Hat,  Daily for St. Paul, Sundays and'Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Montreal and Boston. The same cars pass  Kevelstoke one dav earlier.  SPOKANE FALLS 8 NORTHERN  NELSON I FORT SHEPP^PRY. .' "���������  '     RED MEM-" RAILWAV-  The only All-rail route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   Poss-  land and  Spokane and Kossland.  LEAVE  6.20 ami....  12.05 o.m....  S.30 a.m....  DAILY    -  :.....Nelson...  . ...Rossland..  ..Spokane.  The train that leaves Nelson  DAILY TRAIN ������������������'' .  S.00 Leave Sandon       Arrive 16.30  Connections daily to points rear-hed  via Nakusp and Sandon, to points  reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  For rates and full information act--  dress the nearest local agent, or to  ��������� S. A. COURTNEY, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt>,Nolson  h.J. C<������ylo, Asst. Geu> Pass. Agt, Vancouver  makes closo  !rains for all  ARRrvB  ...5.S5 p.m.  ..11.20 p.m.  ...S.10 p.m.  at, R.20 a. m.  connections at Spokane with  r/TCIHQ COdST FOINT5.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily. i"  C. G. Dixon, G. P. T. A.   ,  G. T. Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from. Furopean points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for sailing dates, rates , and full information to any C. P. R. agent or  S. A. COURTNEY, Agent, Sandon.  WP.F.Cuminings, Gen.S S. Agt.,  Winnipeg',  U'l  l   .  * ( .  ,*���������  H * ji n ������, 'ir.* -1  ���������������    ���������   ' "i~ \  -���������^ ���������'  *    I ^'J  CHAPTER VII.���������Continued.  Kilmeny from her hiding place shivered as she caught sight of his face.  This was not the man who was so  fcind and considerate to her, who ox-  ;used her inattention, pitied her loneliness, and made himself more necessary to her every day. This Lord de  Bruyne had steely eyes which glittered  with anger, and had a look stamped  on his face whioh might have) matched  Lady Penryth's own for its cruel, coldness.  "1 was prepared for this Lady Pen-  rylh," he said, folding his arms and  compelling her attention. "I suspected that you would try to steal a march  on me and break off tie marriage. Tho  letter which you wero kind enough  to write to Miss Daryl disclosing, the  falsity of the stories that you undertook to make up about Christopher  Warreuder reached my hands instead  of hers, and lot me into; the game! that  you intended to play. It struck .me  as something new and refreshing that  you should turn virtuosly at the close  of your career, and desire to confess  and make amends."  "1 knew it was only a chance, my  letter reaching her," Lady Penryth  answered. She had recovered her  composure, and stood opposite to him  with an expression quite as malignant  as his own. "I dare say other,':iet tors  were suppressed, too, and perhaps  visits from her old friends. L heard  something about a    Doctor Richmond  A Double Disobedience.  But in a moment her courage rose  again. She would not tamely submit without at least an effort for freedom. She dared not strike a light,  but she took a pencil and felt! 'in the  keyhole to discover whether tho key  remained outside or not. Tho pencil  went clear through, letting her know  that there was no obstruction. She  stole to her dressing room for. the key  of it, but only to meet' with ,a second  disappointment. Tho key of ��������� that  room had been removed also.  As Kilmeny stood helpless, a  thought suddenly occurred to her. Tho  kiey which she had brought with her  from the conservatory might bo of  use. In another moment sho had  softly fitted it into Ihe lock. It turned, and sho was free 1 ���������  She withdrew the key, having locked the door behind her. If the rest; of  her way were clear, her flight would  not be discovered until the next morning, by which time she hoped' to bo  safe. Slowly,' listening and pausing  between every stop, her heart beating  with almost audible throbs, she stole  down the staircaso and along thef hall  until she reached tho conservatory by  the door through which Lord de  Bruyne had taken her on tha night of  her engagement. She felt hot and  cold by turns as she groped her way to  the far end and laid her hand on 'the  door of escape. It opened easily,  and in a moment she stood in' the cold  night air.  She closed and .locked the door, and  made her way  as quickly as possible  into the   shade    of    the   trees.   ��������� Tho  'solemn darkness and the unutual still-  sailing and being denied admittance m ^^ fri  hlen8d her as she orep(. aiong,  M.'.sa Daryl a name. leaving the sleeping house behind her.  '���������That   is   my    affair    You    do not $ &toiies ^sha had ever heapd  think I     am such a   fool, when I have or midnighL robbers    prowling    about  succeeded so Car, as to allow the girl ,d wnitf      to ^in    lheir   deeds,   of  to slip through my fingers by handii^ back    OQ    h  her disturbing letters or allowing dis- had been a������rai(]f t(j  turning visitsi You thought that you *    b                                             make  would revenge yourself on Miss Dnrvl *                        the stones hurt her feet  by the stories which you told Mrs.  Marsh about Warrender when you  knew that she  was  as she hurried along.     She had been  so intent on escape that she had for-:  ,      .. .    . 0l0B,* by.   'If'"?  gotten to form any plans beyond that  to    Item,    but    you    played into  iny She felt lLt if she, could, but  hands      But for that scene,.she would .     t       t  rromimdor  ihe blackness  of  never have accepted me    You may i o- the Lreos       d  within rf  h(.    r human  turn home knowing that   I   owe    my habiUlion oncc m            ~ho   would   bo  success solely to you.                  -    . .    . able to  think again,    but   just    then  'Not solelyl" she cried  moved at la^t Lhi       wasb.t hirror    aJnd confu.  to anger by tho thought that her pui- si           g ������ romombered   with  a liule  pose  had  been    foiled.     If  I   do  not r   reBseJ sob   th         h      Ehe had lirab.  mistake. Miss Daryl heard some of; the troddcn lhls      lh ohrf    bad ^  be_  lies about  Warrender  from  you you-  path  ,,    ,     . , .        , ��������� ;���������������������������v,���������Q    side her, and sho felt that, if he {were  self.   1 wish you joy of your ingenue. _Qnl    th<;re once ghould  A gtrl who could believe \Vai-render to   moac  di     L]lQ w be  go t  be a villain on  the wordof.'_twe^such .BlU ^ WM ^^ aad*she must Uurry  on���������hurry on.  paragons of virtue as you and) myself  must indeed be innocent enough to  suit you! What will you do when she  finds out about it, as she is sure to  do one day{ You may keep watch on  her closely enough until she is married to you, bui how about - afterwards?"  "Leave me to manage that," he answered curtly. "Miss Daryl may be  simple enough to bo shocked at indefinite stories about her friends���������Lady  de Bruyne will soon bo wiser."  L<idy Penryth laughed scornfully,  ami Lord de Bruyne went on without  heeding her.  "You may go!" he said sternly. "And  let me warn you to beware how you  meddle with me or my concerns. I  have taken care of my own interests  hitherto, and i can take care of them  in luture. You have tried in every  way to injure me and break off tho  marriage that I inlend to make,  but you have failed in every particular.  The girl shall be my wife to-morrow,  and after that I defy you I"  She climbed the stile when sho camo  to it, and went along the; .sidepalh towards the little cluster of houses which  was^ near tho cottage that Cbis had  offered to Mrs. Richmond. She was  uncertain what to do when shei got  there, but she knew that she would  feel safer if she wero near living beings even though they were asleep.  The whistle of a train close by gave  her a sudden' thought. She hurried  on her shoes and hat, tied her veil  closely, and ran on to tkei station.   ,  It was a night train, and paused for  scarcely a moment. Kilmeny waited  for no ticket, bui rushed into the first  carriage that she could see. No one  noticed her, and in a moment she was  off.  She was free!  The Irain stopped at Bedminster,  where Kilmeny jumped out and escaped wiihout notice. Ten minutes  later she was standing before the  well-remembered door of her early  home, and in the darkness could discern the outlines of ihe house looming  ovor her. Kilmeny, in her great gladness and Uiankfulneas, pressed her  hands on the.beloved door, her face  against it... She had reached homo at  last. '  At length she summoned-r up  strength ito^ ipnill the might  bell.       She-        could hear the'  peat resounding <ri the house, and presently a window opened above. Doctor Kichmond's voice was heard asking if the case was urgent and Kilmeny answered in trembling tones unlike her own that it was. In a few  minutes she'could hear his steps as  he came down the stairs,'and then the  bolts  and   bars   being  withdrawn.  He  CHAPTER VIII.  The steps of Iridy Penryth and Lord  de Bruyne had long ceased to be heard,  and still Kilmeny sat motionless where  they had left her. It seemed to her  as if she had suddenly come to the  very brink of a chasm and was about  to step into it. She had been deliberately trapped into her marriage engagement by a series of falsehoods invented to blacken Chris Warrender in  her eyes, when all the time he had  been innocent. As Kilmeny rose to  her feel, her mind'was made, up,  7  She returned to her own room, and  directed her maidt o inform Mr., Daryl  that she would remain alone for1 the  rest of  the  evening.      She dared  not  make any attempt to escape while dayT   opened the door,  and the light which  light  lasted,  but  in  the end  of Octo-I he "held in  his hand fell full on her.  her the dusk  soon  falls. She  sat, ap- I    He.did  not  recognize  her  at   once,...._ <___ it   parently busy over a book, but Wilh | but as she stumbled into the hall and i man's life had suddenly got  every power of her being thril.ingi in- i drew aside her veil, he uttered an ex- | lawyer had been summoned  tensely  at  what   lay    before    her.   If ��������� claination which she never forgot. The   "      '  ���������       next   moment   she   was   in   his   arms,  crying and laughing and half strangling  him   with   her  embraces.      Nina  Daryl  had   been   left   behind   at ,   the  grand house  which  sho had left,  and  it was the old Kilmeny Bichmond, ve-  beforc her  she could but carry out her; plans, she  might see the doctor and his wife  that very night, she might turn her  back on the nightmare, ot thei past six  weeks, and wake to freedom and love  oncc more, leaving no word or line behind, her.  iter maid brought tea to her, and  jhe declined dinner. When she knew  thai her grandfather would be,engaged, she slipped down lo Lho cohserva-1  tory and unlocked a small door ai! the  'farther end. She carried the key  back to her room with her.   !'  .Four hours later, when everything  was quiet, she dressed herself" tremblingly in the gown which she had worn  on the day when she came to her  grandfather's house, and, taking her  shoes and hat in her hand; went softly to. the door. She turned the handle  with all the firmness ..and quietness  that she could command. It refused  to open. She was locked in I   ,  The discovery was a terrible shock.  She had been so sure of .escape that  .the thought of this had never occurred  .to her.      Lord do Bruyne    had    been  hement, loving  like  a child,  who  had  1 come back.  Mrs. Bichmond, hearing a commotion in the hall, came in her dressing  gown, trembling a little, to the head  of tho stairs, and then, with a joy-  fulcry, rushed to embrace her darling,  Kilmeny presently found herself in the  familiar dining-room, with her head  on Doctor Bichmond's shoulder, while  his arm encircled her, and Mrs. Bichmond kneeling beside her, holding her  hand and dwelling on her with overflowing eyes of love and sorrow while  she told her story. They wanted her  to wait until the next day but she  could not be persuaded to do so. She  did not hear the sound of another footstep behind her, or know that she had  another auditor as she poured out her  words.  Christopher Warrender, an we'll as"  'put on the watch by Lady Penryth's -Doctor Richmond,'���������who had hastily re-  attempted visit to ensure that Kil-' turned from America on receipt of his  ���������meny should not be tampered with. Ha ! wife's letter;; informing him of Mr.  had declared that tho marriage should ' Daryl's claim on Kilmeny ���������had ex-  Dot be broken off, ajid it iseemod lo ] baustod every means to warn Kilmeny  Kilmeny in her first shock of horror of the character of the man whom she  that he had'spoken  the truth.   , i was about to'marry, but in vain. Their  Her hands dropped despairingly by letters never reached her, and a per-  -her sides, and she restrained herself sonal interview was not permitted,  by an effort from sinking down upon Christopher had come that very day  the p-J'ounii to Bedminster,  to  consult anew with  Doctor Bichmond as to any possible  way of averting the contemplated  marriage, even at the eleventh hour,  and he stole in and stood behind Kilmeny. Ho had wished at first to  withdraw, but Doctor Bichmond signed him to remain. As he stood, leaning over Kilmeny's chair, as her story  came to an end, his eyes wore dim  and his hea"ft full of thankfulness that  ho felt he could never express, even  if his life should bo prolonged threefold" beyond   the   ordinary   span.  " And now," Kilmeny's faltering  voice i concluded, " 1 havo come home  again. ' Oh, if I would ever bo wicked  or ungrateful enough to regret anything, or repine at any sorrow which  may befall mo as long as your lovo  is left to me may the remembrance of  tho terrible experience I havo just had  come back to mo to recall me to my  better self I I know that Chris can  never forgive me. I believed the lies  which were told about him; I wounded  and insulted him past astonemenf. I  wa's on the point of marriage 'with a  man los(t to by^ry right principle and  feeling. I deserve to be punished for  all that,, nnd I will boar my punishment as bravely as I can.-Let me come  back and be your daughter once more;  lot me live my life here with you,  and remember that if I havo lost  Chris' respoct you at least do not cast  mo off and despise me as I deserve to  be  despised."  "I think, my dear,"��������� Doctor Richmond said, smiling at his wife, " tho  girl would be the better for a cup of  tea, if you will make it for her, and  we can talk about her mistakes and  their punishment to-morrow. And  meanwhile Ibelieve that Chris would  like to say something for himself  which may perhaps put a different  face on matters and make Kilmeny's  future not quite such a doleful ono  of repentance and penance as she has  marked out for herself."  "Chris here I" cried Kilmeny, starting ux������ with a littlo scream to find him  close beside her.  Dr. Richmond judged it best to  withdraw with his wife to make the  tea, and, on the whole, it was the very  best thing that they could have done.  Kilmeny's flight was not discovered  unitl the morning. Her maid received  the key early from Lord de Bruyne  and unlocked the door, but did not enter her young mistress' room for some  time, thinking I hat she slept. The  knowledge that she was gone convulsed Mr. Daryl with an anger that ho  could not control. In his .ungovernable, fury he disclosed the reason why  he had hurried on Kilmeny's marriage  with Lord dp Bruyne and had hesitated at nothing which could soparate her  from Mr. Warrender. One of that  young man's relatives, whoso death  had brought tho Merridale property  lo Chrispophor, had denounced Kilmeny's father, and had had him  brought to justice for some of his misdeeds Through him, Mr. Daryl's  heir had spent some of his time in prison.  The old man could never forgive this  public disgrace, and the name of War-  render became hateful to him. ever after. One of his strongest, reasons for  acknowledging his granddaughter was  to separate her from Chr.stopher,  whose attachment to her he suspected  from the beginning; and the bitterest  drop in his cup, when it was found  thai she had returned to her friends,  was a knowledge that sho had again  come into contact with the man whom  he hated. In tho transport of h:a  anger, he declared, that he would compel Kilmeny to come back and force  her to marry Lord do Bruyne, a statement which was received by that  nobleman   with  contempt,   i  The next news was that' Lord de  Bruyne had left England for an indefinite  period.  No���������noi quite the next I Two days  after Kilmeny had returned homo  Christopher Warrender came softly into the parlor where she was sifting  in the dusk, and, takingi a seat besido  her, passed his arm round her ..-..  .''Are you quite recovered from that  night,' Kilmeny darling ?" he whispered. "Can you bear to hear something else���������something which will shock  and grieve you ? I have only just been  told of it, and I was afraid that it  might, come to you suddenly and find  you unprepared."  "What is it, Chris?" she asked, trembling. "You and papa and mamma  and the children are hero, safe and  well. It must be something connected with that���������that tiino which we wish  to forget. ,<My grandfather-������������������" ,  . "He was found dead in,' his bed this  morning.   The news has just come."  And it was true. With the frustration of his hopes and, schemes, the old  ono out. The  to cxeciuo  the last revenge by cutting off his  grandchild from succession to his property, but death had stepped in, and  prevented it. Kilmeny became sole  he.ir to his vast wealth, and the property was joined to that of Christopher!  Warrender at her marriage with him. i  YOU ARE A FOOL.  According  to    the    Verdict    or   a    Well  Known riiyifclun.  "It's not the big accidents, bad  colds, and the germs of disease which  are in every human being which are  responsible for the pain and sorrow,  in tho world which follows in tho  track of illness," said a leading physician, "but the crass foolishness of the  ordinary mrin.  "Now, nearly every one. knows that  when he crosses his legs he is inviting dyspepsia. Yet does he desist ?  You havo a slight cough, and instead  of trying to stop it you inflame your  throat Iby coughing as hard as you  can, although you have'buen told time  and again that by so doiug you are  only tiggravating it. To please your  vanity you wear boots and shoes which  do not fit you. Out of pure carelessness you sit in an unhealthy position  at ta,ble and at your desk; you eat  food Which you know does not ngree  with yomj'you drink a large tumbler  of water before a meal because, like  a child, your reason is not stronger  than your thirst; you go away from  a hot fire into the night air, and then  grumble at catching a cold; you  smoke too much, stay indoors too  miuoh, or take too much exercise, and  then come grumbling to us doctors to  mlakei a .nev.1- man of you. I often feel  when some man, whose physiquo I oan  see must have been perfect, comes to  me n hopeless wreck, that the best  kind; of physio would be the rod, served, very hot."  Kilmeny became a great lady, as sho  had once wished to be; but the time of  her connection with her grandfather  and her residence, under his roof had  made her look on riches with a different eye. She developed into a  noble woman, and her. blithe spirits  and loving heart gladdened every place  in  which  she  moved.  , ABOUT AUCTIONEERS. . ;,-j^  The ways of auctioneers in different parts, of the world, vary greatly.  In England and America, the seller  bears the expense of the sale, but in  France the purchaser bears the cost,  5 per cent, being added to his purchase. In Holland it is still worse,  the buyer being required to pay 10 per  cent, additional for the expense of the  sale.  WCNDEBFUh  DKVKLOPMKNT. .'  Wafts���������The development ot Ihe  sense of' touch in the1 blind is something always a wonder to m;.   ,  ��������� Gotrox���������1 have il pretty well developed myself. I have got so I can toll  a borrower two blocks away.  THE INVALID'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS.  Is there among your friends a weary  invalid, for whom you are longing to  do something beautiful and helpful at  the coming holiday season if If so,  you cannot do better than to undertake the preparation of a wonder bag  for Christmas, or a friendship calendar for New Year's day. v Both these  plans, though they may seem formidable on account of the large'expendi-  ture,, not of money, but of time and  labor, are well worth trying. ��������� They  aro potent in their power of bringing  cheer and sunshinb into a sickroom,  not only once, but many times, during the weary months of suffering. A  wonder bag is a large bag filled with  gifts from many friends, which are to  be dra.wn out on special' days, according to accompanying directions. It  may be arranged to last for any length  of time���������three months, i tx months, or  a year���������drawings beinjj mado once,  twice, or thrice a week, as may seem  best Since the recipient of the bag  is not given "a list of Ui"e donors, nor  infoimed of the .character of the  gifts, a double surprise awaiis hor at  such drawings. This contributes not  a little to the novelty and charm of  tho scheme.  , In preparing the bag the first step  is to muke a list of all friends who  might wish to Join iru. such a labor of  love. Naming the date on which if  is to be packed, ask each to contribute  a suitable gift for it as early as convenient. Since these friends will  probably be scattered far and wide in  the home land, and perhaps in foreign  lands as well, it will be necessary to.  begin preparations early���������the earlier  the better, for there are likely to be  delays.  Make a strong bag of suitable material���������cretonne, denim, canvas, or  linen ' Embroider it with initials, a  monogram or other suitable design,  arid furnish it,with stout drawstrings  of broad ribbon. Siiice it is to hang  in the sickroom for so. long a time, it  should be made not merely durable  and serviceable, but also dainty and  attractive .  Wrap each article in tissue paper,  using many "tints, mark it with the  name of the donor, and, tie it securely  with..narrow ribbon of a contrasting  color, leaving one end long enough to  be used, in drawing it out. Pack the  parcels carefully in the bag, heavier  ones at the bottom, and let the long  ribbons  hang outside at the top. .  Gifts appropriate for special days,  sutvn as the invalid's birthday, April 1,  Easter Sunday, Feb. 22, a "very weary  day,', a "stormy Sunday,' etc., may be  designated by liny cards attached to  their ribbons. Most of the gifts,  however, should be left without dates,  in order that the invalid may have  the privilege of deciding which ribbon  to   draw.  Such a wonder bag was recently  sent by a lady in Ohio to an invalid  friend who had removed to California.  Filled with a great variety of beautiful and useful articles contributed  by friends'in many states, it proved  a wonder bag indeed. Its pleasant  surprises were a source of constant  delight, and the attending physician  was'loud in it������ praise, testifying to ils  beneficial  results.  This bag contained books, handkerchiefs, boxes of stationary, paper-cutters, a pair of invalid slippers, an ice-  wool shawl, an embroidered stand-  cover, souvonir spoons, doilies, a rack  for letters, cups and saucers of dainty  china, and many articles especially  helpful in a sickroom. Several friends  who felt unable to contribute gifts,  wrote charming letters, which were  greatly enjoyed and much appreciated.  Tho preparation of this bag, which  had gifts enough to last six months  two being drawn out each weok, occupied fully two . months.- It might  perhaps be accomplished more speedily, but it would be most unwise to undertake it on a short allowance of  time. If for any reason tho bag could  not be completed in time for Christmas, it could be sent later as a birthday  gift.  AFTER EFFECTS OF FEVER.  Mrs. Angle, ' of .llorrlttoii, SnfTcrcfl na  Severely Tluit llt-r Friends Fvared 8h������  >Va������ lAtUily !o be n I'eruiiuieut Invalid)  In the picturesque village of Merrit-  ton resides Mrs. - William Angle, who,  after mouths of suffering, has found a  cure from the use of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. Mrs. Anges relates as fol- ���������  lows the experience through which  she has passed. "Four years ago this  spring, wiliile a resident of Bulfalo, I  had an attack of typhoid fever and  tlhe disease left m.i in a worn out and  extremely nervous condition, so that  the least noise startled mu. I could not  sleep "at times for a weok on account  of terrible attacks .of heart trouble.  Then again my head would trouble  into Md( I had bad dreams. I had no  appetite and lost twenty-two pounds,  in weight and had become so very thin  that my filends were alarmed. While  ,in this condition 1 was ticated hi two  physicians but wilh no avail. I tried  everything recommended but still  found no ielief. Finally a relative persuaded ma lo (ry Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. After I had taken the first box  I could see a change for tho 'bolter, s(?  I continued the use of the pills until I  had finished six boxes and Ihe results  were most gratifying. I now have  normal sleep there is no more twitching in my hands, the palpitations have  ceased, and 1 have gained in weight  and strength. My whole system seems  toned up, and I feel entirely well. I  feel grateful to the Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., and hope they will keep  up the good work of administering to  the afflicted,"  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure by going to the root of (ho disease. They  renew and build up tho blood, and  strengthen the nerves, thus driving  diseaso from tho system. Avoid imitations by insisting that every box  you purchase is enclosed in a wrapper  bearing tho full trade mark, Dr. Wil- ���������  Barns' Pink Pills for Pale  People  CITRIRTMAS MILESTONISS.  Every , Christmas marks a fresh  milestone in the pathway- of life, and  it iB the habit of mankind to pause  at thia Reason of the year, and look  backward at the milestones that have  been passed. Scones of the olden time  are revived as the memory is stirred  with the happy recollections 'that clus-  er around Christmas. Wo see young  faces that were then bright cheerful  and rosy, hut are now aged with care  rather than years. The struggle of  life, with its trials and disappointments, has made them grave and  thoughtful. The, romantic ambitions of  youth havo perhaps been rudely dispelled by unprofitable and irritating  attempts to woo the fickle goddess,  and the ascent of the hill that leads  to fame and fortune, with the contentions inseparable from business, has  been found wearisome and depressing.  Gazing along the vista ot vanished years, other loved faces arise that  will never more be seen in tho flosh  ���������faces that wore among tho merriest  a>t the plenteous- Christmas feast; the  ringing m,ulsic of whoso playful jesta  still awakes echoes in the oar, whilo  tho voices that then sounded in joyful peals are now hushed iu eternal  silence.  At Christmas one is apt to recall  such pictures aa these, some pleasant,  but many, of them sad. We cannot forgot that some of the kind hands  which met in friendship's clasp aro  now cold, that; sparkling ey-is which  beamed over tho holiday least have  lost the luster of health, or have clos-'  ed forever on earthly scenes. In many  cases the great debt which, all must  pay has been paid; the1 battle of lifo .  has' ceased, and again and again the  Impressive lesson has been taught that  earthly rewards and honors are eva-  nescont^-that the grave levels all distinctions between rich  and poor.  The. pleasant reflections which we  can have;" especially "at' Christ-mas,  when the contrast -between wealth  and poverty become more painfully  apparent than at other times, aro  those which recall deeds of sympathy,  affection, benevolence. To a kindly,  heart there is more satisfaction in.  contemplating that it has done at least  a little to cheer the'- distressed, or alleviate human woe, than in tho knowledge that a few more dollars have  been added to a bank-book already  fat from methodical  thrift.  Christmas is a proper season for the  performance of good deeds. ,. .'Itoliix  your purse strings, you who have been  blessed with abundant means, and  help the needy ones who havo ro-  [jeatedly fallen in the effort to attain tho goal, of prosperity. Bo generous, and cheer the depressed, the unfortunate, "the hopeless. Make ; their  Christmas happy ; cultivate the opportunity to do good; and in after years;  when indulging in-retrospection, you  will with pleasure turn to the Christmas Milestone of 1891, because it will  mark the time when you' began a.  systematic plan of generosity, and discovered that wealth in wise hands is  productive of the mosl pleasure when  it is used by a good heart in relieving  the  necessities of mankind.  The   bounteous  harvest  of   the  current   year  assures  abundance   for  all-  our people.     Therefore, lot us-, nil ro-  joice, animated by the desire-to spread  good  cheer  where it  is most  needed,    ,  GREATEST MATCH STRIKERS.  More matches are used In England  than in any other country in the  world. It has been estimated that  English people use an averag-p of eight  matches each person per day, and annum lly ovor 1,7CO,000,000,000 are buw>-  ed. ( '  ���������i'M  m  -. ������l������  'ffef bab at ummm speed  RUNAWAY TRAIN ON THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILV/AY.  Tlie Crew Clinis lit the C'ar loiis���������K'pldlly  Mllh WIHpIi I lie ISiikIiic .llovoil Wroplc-  cil the Hiili'.i-iial Machinery���������Terrllile  fixiirrlonce of the Ilimincer mul Hn-  man.  iA speed of 150 miles an hour is a  possibility of the future, when aerial  uavigat ion has been perfected, and  when submarine craft dart along in  ocean depths at double the speed of  the Imperial Limited. When such a  ������l><:oil is obtained now-a-days, if is \by  iiocide.nl, not by design, and usually,  Boniethiiig else is broken beside records.   ,  Such velocity was obtained last week  on ihe Bruce division of iha Canadian  Pacific Railroad ��������� at least James  Maloney, of Toronto Junction, a  freight engineer, says it was ��������� and, as  a resuli the company is out &200 for  repairs and ������1,000, iho estimated value  Df the i,ervices of one of its best  engineers for a fortnight. And Maloney did not receive the usual! cash  bonus for the record-breaking trip,  either.  ��������� NO TIMEKEEPERS THERE.  The run was unsanctioned, in fact  unexpected by ihe' railroad company  and consequently was not made under  Tinner motion," that'part of a locomotive's machinery situated between the  driving wheels and tho forward trucks,  had disappeared. The terrilic speed attained by -the driving rods had been  too much for the strength of iho small  slvel parts and they had torn themselves free, flung themselves against  the boiler and forward trucks and  iwro facutiered along the runaway's  trail.  Maloney says he firmly ' believes  thai when tho train reachod Ihe bot-  Ufin of the mountain it was going iu  the neighborhood of 150 miles an hour.  The best evidence of high .rate ��������� of  speed at which tho engine must) have  travelled is found in the condition of  Ihe un.'er machinery, which was simply torn to pieces by- the excessive rate  at which it was forced t������ move to  keep pace with iho iromkling side  rods.  ENGINE IN THE SHOPS.  ���������After a uelay of several hours' another locomotive arrived .and towed  the runaway and its train to Toronto  Junction, where the damaged engine  is now undergoing repairs. The crew  ar.ii yei wouduring how the. train  '.ravelled over the worst piece oil road  and the most dangerous curves onl the  Bruce division at such a speed andj yet  remaine I on the rails. When they  were alarmed by the whistle, it was  too late to jump, so ihoyi were forced  to stick to tho tr.iin and' I rust loi luck.  Any veteran engineer will toll you  thai General Buller's job in South  Africa is parlor croquet compared with  an attempt to subdue a locomotive on  a rampage.  NO APOLOGY TO MAKE.  - 1 haye noticed,    said    the   Bev. Dr.  Goodman,    pausing    in his   discourse,  the supervision of the proper time- J that two or three of the, brethren have  keepers  and    other  authorities       The | looked  at  their watches several times  ,������������������      ������������������j   .���������   ,���������-   ������������������ . ,, . in the last  few    minutes.     For    fear  trip was not uiad,e on a  specially pre-   ,,   ��������� ��������� .��������� ,     .,,  j. v* oj,v������,i������i,,   1/j.c   : Uieir urnepieces may not. agree 1 will  pared track, but at thai a more suit- jaay uaat the correct time is 11.45. I  able course could not have been ob- j set my watch by the regulator at t he  lain^d. unless, indeed, a iJei-i)onoicular Jeweler's last nighl. The seiiuon  i-wi-  u    r   i,,������������������    _    . .i        i"., ���������    i will be  over  at  12.01.   It (would   have  track had  been erected and the ,uuin   cloS(,d prompUy a, 12 bul tfoJ, llie, dig.  dropped from the top. | ression.      Lot  us  proceed  to consider  in short, last week a freight locomo- mow what the apostle means when he  tive,-No.   133.  under charge of Driver !Sl^'s: "L  P^s'toward   the mark."  Maloney, ran awray at the topi of  Daleuou Mountain, and wound up> at  a slan.l silli at Mono load,' the lop  o! the next eminence, cniid.tely siri,--  ped of all the smaller machinery between the driving wheels.  ���������WILD DASH DOWN THE MOUNTAIN.  The train had not passed the fop of  the mountain a quarter of.a mile when  BRITAIN IS !���������. THE'RIGHT.  VIIlM   a   1,-ilhoilc  UNItou  la south   Africa  NI.V1    llHItit   '���������'���������><���������   I'l'IS-iOIll   <Jl>II !I (CI -  The Boston Herald publishes a letter  from Bight Reiv. Anthony Ginghran.  Roman Catholic Bishop at Kimberley.  The Bishop is 4J> years of| age, aud( has  been Bishop at Kimberley 14, years, lie  has been  labouring  to  harmonize dif-  1 FOR 1 HUM PIB1T.  ���������<  If at the Christmas party it be intended to present the guests with small  gifts, nothing will' be found more  novel and interesting than "the poetical express." When the company is  assembled, a ring sounds at the bell  and a box addressed to the hostess arrives most opportunely. Into this  each person is invited to thrust a  hand, through an opening in the top  of the express package, and draw forth  a wrapped parcel, at the same time  being furnished with a card and  pencil. On opening, these bundles  are found to contain various pretty  trifles���������ornamental, practical and humorous���������and everyone is required to  write an original four-line verse in reference to his or her gift. The stanzas may express gratitude, admiration  or uisguut at the selection, as the  writer pleases. When all are finished, the "hostess collects the cards and  reads' the elfusions aloud, but without mentioning the author's names.  The players' then decide which is the  cleverest, the wittiest, the silliest and  the worst, prizes being awarded according to these respective merits.  Some people "jingle" readily, while  others seem, devoid of all idea of rhyme  and rhythm, so the efforts are sure to  create great amusement. -  At a holiday gathering last year,  the writer found that "fortune telling  by numbers" was received with great  interest. For this, prepare beforehand two sets of numbers���������running  from 1 to 100���������plainly written on  caivlboard, or thick paper cue .info inch  squares. Then enclose each set in ay  envelope, m'ttrkijig one "numbers" and  the other V uu.pl Loaie numbers." This is  very necessary, or "they may become  mixed. When ready lo play, the numbers are all dealt-out to those who  take part in Ihe game. If 50 are playing, each person lias two numbers, if  if they be quickwitted, diversify" it by  giving tho poor emperor a different  complaint and different style of  mourning, even more absurd. The  game, goes on until all have had a  turn, while a forfeit is demanded from  an actor or spectator .who' indulges in  the least suspicion of a giggle, or the  ghost of a smile.  DON'T BLAME THE CHAIR.  SEeasous   Clvcii by  a   Doctor     Mlij   Me   1>  Not llif Longer.  It is strange how much dynamic  force we throw info all our movements," remarked a physician. "We  think we are moving gently and deliberately, bui wo are really wasting  enough power to run an engine. Sit  down on a ch'air that is an inch lower  than you expected, and you come near  g. ing through the seat. It's the same  when ono encounters any mianticip.it-  c>d obstacle. The, other day one of my  patients attempted tc light a leigar,  and in carrying the match to the weed  he ptruck his knuckles against a  door and broke his'index.finger. Not  long pgo i was called Lo attend a lady  who hud miscalculated the height of  the boltom step in descending u llight  of stieps. She thought.it was similar  to the otheis, but u was only half as  high, and the result 'was that she  lauded on the pavement with a jar  that sprained her knee. She was laid  uip for a couple o������ weeks. On one  occasion 1 was myself knocked almost  .senseless by bumping my lie id against  a rafter in the basement of this uuild-  DAMER  FEOM  PLAGUE  MODERN   SANITARY   PRECAUTIONS  PRECLUDE ITS SPREAD.  t iEWlopy of Us Itavanes-Appearance ol  Tmo < jims of Use I'inxiic In Sew York  ll.rlxir Causes  Aux'tety In   tiiuricu.  The appearance of two cases of  bubonic plague upon the steamship J".  II. Taylor, now quarantined in Newl  York harbor, has caused, grave apprehension. The merest shadow of ��������� so1  dread and terrible a visitant is sufficient to cause a shudder of dismay, fon  there is no doubt that the. "bli.ckl  death" is making its appearance iu  spots where it has been unknown for  uiiiny years, or where ii has never  been known before. Its recent appearances in Porlugal have puc all  civilized nations on the alert, and| any  ship coming from any port where tho  shadow of the "black death" lies ia  subjected to the most rigid inspection.  In this country, indeed, we have less  reason  to  fear  the plague than   have  fhj Bui opean countiios, for, besides an  excellent quarantine sysLuin, we   have,  the  advantage  of  a distance so great'  that  the maximum  period  of incuba- ,  tion   for ike   microbe���������seven or eight  days ��������� would.be passed before* the infected ship reached here. 11  HISTORY    OF    THE PLAGUE.  The question has never been definile-  ing.     1  tllwught I was moving along  \ery cautious.y* because it was quite'ly seitled as to the date, tin which ithe  (kirk, duji' I nearly fractured my skuil.  Wk>en~you> total up the amount of vitality you lose in this manner during a  year you begin to see why people  only live, to fifty instead of one hun-  dlred."  THE BUSY BEE.  first outbreak of the plague occurred,  but the first authentic description of  the bubonic plague Is to be found in  the writings ol Rufus of Ephesus, who  described the disease as having existed  in Northern Africa during the third or  fourth century B.C. Ol the various  oUibi'-oaks related by ihe historians un-i  der Nero, luo only appear lo answer  to the -Jesciipiion ol the bubonio  plague ��������� thai of Marcus Aurelius, iu  ilili, and of Callus, in zCO.      From the.  Maloney  noticed  that   the    locomotive   ferences     between    tho    whiles     and  was  ploughing  ahead  aL  terrific  rate \ blacks.    In  his  letter  he  says:���������  of speed.      lie shut off steam, .put on I    "Chamberlain's    indictment    of  tho  the air brakes,  whistled for tho hand l Transvaal Government  was    perfectly  brakes and applied all tho ordinary  methods of slackening speed, buc  without success.     Every fresh    effort  fair.   1 have   no    hesitation in saying  so, and I   have had 13 years',lo study  IV,irks Ilcr VAxU: Hours  a Jlny and Makes  IniutiiH'iMlilf .lourjieyi  Darwin,    after    close      observation,  5, lour; but ail the hundred must'be ffound lhat a bee would often visit as 'Sjveulh lo the louiteeuih century olh-  dii>iiiib'U'lod. .It    is   of  no   consequence   many as 27 flowers in the) course of a   or  epidemics  occurred,   but  no one  of)  if some have one more thau  the ofh- 'minute   though with other   plants   in ' tiujui coulu be compared wilh thr*. out.  mIp"      '^fr ^^allor .then   opens _ wuIoll  the UOTlBy   wua  ailficull lo  ex- ! lj,1Cilk .l.hlf   *^  T    ^"'T    dari,lfi  the    packet    marked    duplicate num-   - , ,    , , the nnudle ot the fourteenth, century  hers"    and    asics a general  question,   u'llCL' L"e average would be as, low, as   -    such as "Who is Lhe sauciest person seven. Sinking a mean between'  in lhe room?' and 'drawing out a i these two figures, one may say thai  number reaus ii aloud.     Perhaps it is ! ',- . ��������� ������������������>.���������,- ���������.,  10. The players consult their cards* | a" ^tn^ working bee visitsloflow-  and the one holding ill announces, "It 'ers a nunute, or DUO an hour,, Cousid-  is [."   At which an assistant, who has   ering the lale hours to   which   a    bee  a list of those playing writes against ,' works   ii is probably no exa"geration "l"   1(iU3  nearly  ^evenly   thousand per-  his  nainie  "Sai',ciest." j ,,,���������,.���������,,        ��������� ������x     , 'sous   w^re   c.uried oil.       The   seven-  It is then nuimhe-r 19's turn lo ask !lo suy LhaL lt ,s busy ior el������iu bom's ,'teeutli cemturv marked its lasi appear-  a question; while the fortune-teller ."��������� duJ'. allowing for intervals of rest. iance in many European countries,  reads another number, and the one [This would make ii visii 7,^10 flowers a Ifauch as Denmark, Sweden and Eng-  holding   the   duplicate  responds.    And | d.lV-  or    <; 18,01)0  iu    a period,    of    six   hl,ul-      ln  li"���������"ce  its  last appearance  was from  1721/ to  11--, whoii  it,made  ing)  iryj  lt is said to havo carried; off) 25,000,01)0  persons in liurope, and its victims  throughout the whole world were esii-  malou at 4O,00J,'.0U, which is unquesi  tionably the greatest havoc in human  lije ever mentioned in history;  During  ihe great-plague  in London  peemed to spur tho obstinate machine |this question.   1 am not an   English-j go the game goes merrily on,  with a i     >'  ������     .. ,  Inio greater efforts. iman, as you know, nor are my sympa- j hosL of riukulcus or interesting ques-   mt>mhs. Mr. A. a.  \\ ilson, irM a leceni ^jg^^, thousan 1 victims in Marseilles  The     big    locomotive    tugged    and ' thies in general with England; but; in : lioils> a������ "Whose nose is stopping heav-  paper, showed the enorruous amount of ,'anJ Piovince. ^  '  strained and whipped  the long    tiaiu j, hiq Cilse   i    df> believe  that    Kna-Iin.l I omvard ?"    "Who will give  us a wed-   labor gone through by bees iri making '     At   ihe close of   the Iasti century iho  along at a    tremendous pace.     Faster j    .,,   , ,-,.  , '       Xj"������la"u , ding  the  comiing  year If '    "Who    was  even a .small   quantity    of honey,    lie   plague    reached   IDgvpt,    Southeastern  ] will do credit to-.our common- human- j kissed under the mistletoe?"     It may .found that approximately 125 headb of l-Aifop..'., the    region    of    the   Danube,  ity by forcing a    small Slale    calling j continue   until   the  numbers    are  ex-. red  clover  yield  15 grains of    sugar, Low..r AiihLrij ,ui-i Southern    Russia.  itself a republic to give equal  to all.  U.IU1.U.   v^iuuj,   ia   lii/iiiuig.      is   a jony    niiiuws    mai   (.oi/u.uuj   eisuuiii iioM'or- an J spr  lound game.    A  leLter must  be ehos- ' tubes must he sucked  in order  lo ob- 'iio.     Bui. from 1S13 lo the present day,  en,  as S,   and  the  termination "ing." ' tain    two    pounds    of    sugar.     Now, with  ihb exception    uL    a blight out-  THISY WANTED ENGLAND,  "Whatever one mayr call    England's  ana faster the engine bounded along,  the heavy cars behind swaying and  lashing around  ihe curves.  BRAKIOMEN    IN    PERIL.  The  brakemen  who   were  feverishly  throwing on  brakes  could no    longer  stand  upright.     From end to emd ,of  the cars ihey crawled on   their sfoni- Jmie to interfere in  this ma  achs, until  with'the rush of' the wind ,   ���������     . u  ,   ���������     ���������������  and lhe pounding of the cars as they !cerLam lhtxl ul  former ye  battered along in tho rear of the run- iLho ^arn. their President a. .��������������� ueau, ; (md Lhen Lurns Lo thp Lbh.d wUb  away nioruier, ihey dare not stir; but asked England to come to their aid ! "Santa Clause is cominK."' "How?*  gripped lhe toolboard with both hands   and uke over the Slate. I "Skating."     And so questions and re-  DRl'vFvV^l" Ii:,^11' !    "Those who invested their money in I ^  *������  ���������������������d  ^e  circle,  through  all  ���������S^ f        t     I  U      1   f ������b 'b-       i l*e country had no hope oU ,ever hav- \ ^ ^S..begiiining with S and end-  She's loose,"    shouted Mahoney    to   . .      .    ,, . ,,    n   ,    I i������g  with    ing,"    sleighing,    skipping,  his fireman, who was busily seconding ,lne' a    vo"oe lu ihe goyemmeut) ofl ihe ; snowballing,  etc      Those who cannot  Jiis efforts to blop the wild career wof : country, and yet the  Uitlanders were j answer   the question on   the  spur   of  the locomotive.     Over the coal in tho .twice as numerous, at least, as the ori- , thc moment mvmi pay a forfeit, to be  sailing    *���������"<���������������������������"������   mini   uue   uiuiiiuurs     are   ex-.io'.i   i-iuvur   yieiu   10  grains  ol     sugar,    ijOw._r AiihLria  .ui-1  Quulhem    Jtus^ia,  rights ! ?ulusl-ec1'   axul  ai-  fbe  close   the  record   or 1^0,000 hwnls about two pounds. As   At  the  beginning  of  the piesent   cen--  is read and always well laughed over,   cash head contains some 00 iloiets, it   mry ii  luice    visaed    Constantinople,  "Santa  Claus  is  coining."   is  a jolly   follows    thai 7,500,00J  distinct "flower- 'auJ sptvad to the shores oil the Aor.a-  tender they scrambled and back upon i giuai usurpers  the    tram,  leaving  the wild  thing  in  from to pursue its own course.     The  front end  brakeman joined them, and  .the    trio    crawled back    as far away  from the locomotive as  "they  possibly  could.      Four car    lengths    b.iok-    rh������  For in my ininu 1   do  ! redeemed afterward.  'Oranges and lemons,"  THE LONGEST DAY.  It Is Very Much J.im^i-r xiiue l'l.ici.s TUau  II   Is  (lllli P..  It  is   important,   when    speaking  of  the longest day  in the year,    to    say  BuL it.s lendency to expand, and l he  i\.-ceut ravages ii lia& wrought in  In.in iind China, have kept the eyes  of the world fixed in alarm, upon a.  MODERN    SCIENCE   e-liRSUS    THE  PLAU U ID.  But it is    certain    thai never again  can the plague create such ravages in  what part of the world \v������ are talking JEurope'-as  it   did  in    centuries    past.  ear lengths back the  , pressure of the wind,.. increasing in  ���������strength with, each plunge of thei runaway, compelled them to use all/ their  strength to cling to the tops ��������� pfl the  box cars, which, despite their loads,  pitched and tossed in the wake/ oi] the  heavy engine like a dismantled ship  in a gate..  '-'  '    ' ,,  ' .    ; '  AROUND THE HORSESHOE.  Around the dangerous Horseshoe  Curve the train sped at a velocity  which Mahoney, declares was close to  150 miles an hour, the helpless crew  clinging io the tops of the cars, expecting every instant to find themselves mixed up in a chaos of! splintered box cars, twisted and broken  trucks.and the boulders alonir tho  track. 7 ������    '  'Above the  deafening    roar    of    the  wind in. his ears the engineer heard/a  rattling  and  snapping  sound,  and an  occasional dcep-ioried    crash from the  iron  maniac ahead. ,   Each second    he  expected   the  huge steel    axles under  the. locomotive would snap and allow  the big driving wheels to go bowling  off'at  their side    on    separate    missions of  destruction, - leaving  thi>  big  boiler to drop between  the   rails and  bring the speeding mass up short'and  wrecking every car in the train    ,     ��������� .  'THE'UP-GRADE SAVED THEM.  :At times the jerking    and   swaying  motion  was  absent  and  the prostrate  men w-ere in terror lest    the    engine  followed by the whole train, had   left  the steel  rails.        The  crashing    and  snapping continued and the train moving at tremendous speed struck the up  grade.    For a while the advent of the  ascent seemed to increase rather than  diminish the velocity     of    the torpedo  upon    rails,    but   gradually tho speed  slackened,    and    at   Mono    road    the  iirenks  seized  hold  of the car wheels  and  the train was brought to a standstill.  ENGINE WORKS RIPPED OUT.  The engine was a wreck as   far    as  ���������usefulness was concerned.  The  whole  not give to the Boers ofl the Transvaal I tor'^ildroV ^d^so"^ aflo S ' ill'������UL' ilS wiU bU SS<J" by Lb������ tollowin8 \^������^ru. .^^'i.. ^t^    ^:,S .. ?^a  the title of nationality. They simply  killed.the Kaffirs fifty years ago,| and  they took theii place., There is nothing  in this -that.implies proscription for ,a  nation.  '"���������; THE INDUCEMENT.  "As to Oom Paul Kruger, when one  considers that the President of the  small republic, which has only (10,000  inhabitants or thereabouts, receives a  salary as. large as that of the President  of the United States, one can imagine  that patriotism is not the very iirst  characteristic of his life.  "I have always held that a . man, in  any country has the same right; as another if he conducts himself as he  ought, and that there should be no distinction beyond that which is necessary to test his sincerity. Let the  United Slates be the model for republics, in'this matter. There must not be  in the end of the 19th century a government calling itself a republic,  while it is in reality a close, oligarchy.  , ABOUT THE BOER.  "The Boer is brave. Of thai, i have  no doubt; but he is ignorant and prejudiced to an alarming extent. On that  account I do hot condemn him, for his  fathers had to strike out into: the desert and lived as those who! are cul( off  from civilization. His prejudice shows  itself principally as regards the Catholic Church; and, secondly, as regards  the civilized habits of European nations. The Catholic Church is his  bugbear. Cathcucs are heathens lo  him. They worship snakes and  wooden images. ���������'  "To my mind a war is thef best! way  to end the unrest and insecurity that  torment and paralyze the country here  at present.'. We shall suffer from if;  probably we shall suffer a great deal,  but in the end the country will gain,',  and gain immensely.  LIBRARY OF TINY VOLUMES.  Tho largest library of small books in  the world belongs to a Frenchman,  who boasts that he can pack; 703)off his  pocket editions in a singlo portmanteau.  become new. Two players hold their  hands aloft, ��������� forming an arch under  rwhich.tho rest of the company pass,  one behind another, holding each other's jackets and frocks. Meanwhile  the arch Way leaders sing:  "Orangesand lemons, say the bells of  St. Clement's,  You  owe  me  five  farthings,   say   the  bells of St. Martin's,'.  When w;ill you pay me ? say the bells  at' the Old Bailey,  When   i grow' rich,  say   the   bells'  at  Shoroditch,  When  will that  be 1 say  iho  bells  at  Stepney.-  I do not know, says the great bell at  Bow,   .  Here, comes a candle lo light you    to  bed,  And here comes a chopper to chop off  the last, last, last man's head."  And as the last child comes -under  the arch the arms descend and out  him off from his companions. In a  whisper, his captors then ask if he  prefers "oranges or lemons," and according lo his answer he is sent to  the right or left corner of the room.  The chant recommences and continues until all the "heads are off."  The orange and lemon bands then have  a trial oi strength. Thoy clasp each  other around the waist while the leaders grasp each other by the hand. The  side that can drag the. other across the  room wins.  The very simple game known as  "the emperor.of Morocco," also makes  rntich fun, the art consisting in preserving an immutable gravity under  every provocation to laugh. Solemnly,  then, a boy and girl advance to the  middle of the floor, and saluting each  other gravely and ceremoniously, one  says; "The ernlperor of Morocco is  dead." The other responds: "I am  very sorry for it." First player: "He  died of the gout in his left great toe."  Second player: "I'm very sorry for it.'  First player: "And all tho court are  lo go into mourning and wear black  rings in their noses." Second player.  "I'm very sorry for it"' They then  bow and ret-ire to their places, while  .���������mother pair comes forward and repeats the same impressive dialogue; or  aUvi the shortest 5 hours.  ln T'prnea, Finland, Juno 21 brings  a day nearly ii hours long, and  Christmas one less lhan 'A hours in  length.  in New York llie longest day is  about 15 hours long, and in Montreal  it  is   10.  In Warbur.v, Norway, the longest  day lasts from May 21 to July ii, without: interruption.  list, which tells the length ot the long-! nuoli Biuni     ������i.'il<-s     thai    . he plague  . ������ ������   1 coulu  not  now  spread among  burope-  est  day in  several places: ans in lhe way -it .has, among, thei llin-  In  Stockholm  it   is  13 '1-2  hours in   doos and  Chinese,'     indeed,    thiough  length       -       : | their more'.healthful ways of life hu-  lu Spitzbergen the longest day in3!r^ns \n  ���������Reeled  districts  in  im.ia  ; . ��������� ���������, .,. ;:-..jor China have been lar less liable loan  1"- tuonihs. ,        .������������������-,,  ,.:.'-';';',.j"aitack than  natives.     Ii was the ,.ai-  lu Loudon and in Bremen the Jong-jiiculiy. of carrying  out sanitary    and  esi day  has 16 1-2 hours. '7     :lhygienic regulations during  the    late  in  Hamburg    and  in    Dah'tzig ���������" ihe !plague in Bombay that seriously ham-  longost day has 17 hours.   ���������'.-..������������������        .    jpered the efforts of the European, Uoc-  in St: Petersburg    and in    Tobolsk, | icrs and  nurses  in" their attempts   to  Siberia, the.longest    day is .19    hours jsk-ni the plague. .(  OPirO.M��������� l.'lON'   IN  BOMBAY.  At Iirst every attempt at .sanitation  or segregation in Bombay encountered resistance and aroused a hatred  an.1 nUirust exceeding even llie tei inr  iu ihe plague itself. Sirecl lumults  were frequent ihe hospital was twh-o  attacked by riotous mobs, and crowds  constantly collected around theaim.ul-  unc. van's, which-were stoned, ana 11.0  oiftcers uf the Health Department  were often in -danger of their lives.  The opposition, grew in violence until  it culminated in tho Poena murders.  ���������'Gradually .these feelings of'opposition to .sanitary restrictions have lessened in Bombay and throughout a  great portion ot india, for lht< people  have had a frightful object lesson,  ���������nid have come to a partial understanding that the authorities are really trying to lu_'lp, Lhem, and; they have  seen the good results of lhal.help.  -HOW   THE   PLAGUE   IS   L-'OUCHT.  Light and air are in a high degree  untavoralile to the development oc the  plaguy.. In the open air it dries up  anil withers, it losivs its power of infection in six days, and, generally  speaking,, the experiments tend to  show that it is. a shortliw-d organism  except under conditions 'specially .  adapted  (0  its  wauis.   ,       .  There is no absolute specific, known  for ihe plague, though good results  have been obtained from Professor  Ilii ff hi no's preventive serum. 'The general menus so far adopted oi! fighting  the plague are .sanitary precaution,  skilled nursing, suitable feeding, ar.d  the proper-use'of antipyretics, anodynes and sLimulants.  THE LARGEST HEAD..  Mr. James Menut, of New, York, who  is S3 years of age, has the largest head  of any human being. He was recently  admitted into Bellevue Hospital. The  head of the normal man measures  about 22 inches iu circumference.  Meoul's head measures 511-8 inches,  or nearly two and a half times as  much as the average masculine head.  Menut is a dwarf, i feet 1 inch in  lieoght. Tho circumference of his  head is more than 2 inches greater  than his extreme height. From his  waist up he. is proportioned on gigantic,  lines, having a' breadth of shoulder and  a depth of chest greater lhan Jeffries,  the champion pugilist; but his legs are  grotesquely, short a.wd very thin.  ���������' ��������� -���������.<���������  ALWAYS THE OTHER BOY.  It e������'jhis to me that Willie gets into  an awful lot of fights. I wonder who  is  to blame for it all ?  The other boy, always the other  boy, replied Willie's mother, with convict ion.   Willie says so himself.  ���������tfi  |-5u������*!t-  I"     ~i  i..v >_:., f i  I'.! II  < t,  , -'I  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, DECEMBER  23, 1899.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  McCoy and Ma her, and Choynski  and Waicott aro matched to fight.  And now again the sound cf the  hockey stick is hoard on the ice.  They have 11 dead-lock in the Prince  Edward Island Legislature���������15 or, each  side.  The attendance at the school steadily increases, the 'average these days  being about GO.  A blazing chimney, but nothing  worse, gave the firemen 11 run to Mr.  Fallow's residence Saturday.  Vi.ry frequently rawhides go up to  the mined loaded, but they generally  come down empty.  Sixty-live per cent, of the miners at.  Sih erton aro British subjects, and ten  per cent, ot them have families.  They had an incipient fire at the  Star ollice the other evening, but happily it was put out, before much harm  was done.  Wo will be uu.-lble to report tho public school entertainment this week, as  it took place last night alter publication, in Spencer's hall.  Kaslo hockey boys have arranged  with our local sports for the opening  match Cnri&tmab alternoon. The band  will be in attendance.  Don't forget to see the goods at  Cliffe's Bookstore today before you do  your last Xmas buying. It will pay  you well to drop in and quote prices.  Mrs. Jas. Clark, a well known lady of  Commatida, Ont., says: "Some time  ago I was greatly troubled with headache and constipation.   One bottle of  Laxa-Liver Pills cured me."  1.  Milburn's Rheumatic Pills are a  specific remedy for the cure of rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia and gout.  They will relieve and cure these painful diseases when all else fails.  Mike Jverlin appears to have got the  better end of the stick in his action to  prevent the erection of the music hall  on the rear end of his lot, on the ave.,  and is now looking for damages.  Mrs. Wm. Herman, Roland, Man.,  writes: "I have been using Dr. Fowler's Extract ol' Wild Strawberry lor  the past six years and consider it a  grand remedy lor diarrhoea and dysentery.  The decorations in Spencer's hall for  the K. ot P's ball, on Xuias night, are  undoubtedly the best ever seen in the  city, The heavy arches of green joining in the centre above a large Uliriat-  xnag bell oi lir, will surely lend a charm,  to the occasion.  The break in the cold spell has cut  short the skateis' pleasures, for a few  days at least.  The police ought to have their eyes  on a genius around town these even  ings, who is either a masher or a lunatic, and most likely both. On several  occasions he has followed ladies around  town, even to their own door steps and  attempting to get into their houses to  their serious annoyance.  A big bully, John Fitzgerald by  name, created a row at one of the west  ^nd houses, the other night, and struck  one of llie women such a blow that she  will havo a black eye for weeks. Before his trial was over ho cleared out  and the city is well-rid ot such a brute.  We are informed that he got into similar trouble at Trout Lake and Ferguson.  The lire brigade remembered their  chief, Frank C. Sewell, on the occasion  of his marriage. On Tuesday evening  they took him by surprise, and presented him with a beautiful silver  water service. At the same time they  did not overlook his estimable wife and  presented her with an elegant .work-  box,',,the two costing over ������25. Accompanying the presentations was a  nicely worded address, wishing bothjill  the happiness of a long and blissful  wedded life.  I    SOME HINTS.  Established in 1S92.  4*'  How often mothers are perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by their little ones losing appetite and refusing all  manner of food when children will take  *  *  see  ������������������  Guests at the Reco.  "W. S. Di-ewry, New Denver.  W. S. Johnson and Wife, Slocan City.  "W. J. Watson, Vancouver.  Arthur lt. Browne, Kaslo.  II. L. Morns, Kaslo.  S. French, Montreal.  Ii. C. Clute, Toronto.  11. F. Karris, Toronto.  J. P. McCourt, Anaconda, Mont.  B. Konilzokey, Moscow. >  James Wilks, Nelson.  B. E. Sharp, Nelson.  K. E. Macdonakl, Nelson.  W. N. Bragdon, Kaslo.  P. F. Richardson, Vancouver.  R. F. Green, Kaslo.  W. E. Rodder. Nelson.  II. T.1 Twigg, New Denver.  G-. S. Sternfell, New York.  K. II; Carley, Nelson.  F. J. Toegillus, Nelson.  E. F. Loyd, Silverton.  Geo. B. Temstall, Nelson.  W. E. S. Itennison,  Kaslo.  J. K. Clark, New Denver.  S. W. Taylor, Nelson.  at nearlyany time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for  ^/Qj^J^J^fc|sB������^V������*^|C9������^0������^S ������^|CBt^������������^S������^������������3|!ss^������������^������5^  One ot the oido6f business men of  this district never misses an opportunity to assure the miners, because,'of  the goods he sells them, that they  should get ������3.50 for 8 hours, and be  works bis own employes lroiiiS a.m. to  10 p.m. How would an S-hour day for  store clerks catch him?  The ladies of the Methodist chnrch  and those who assisted with,the dinner  en the occasion of the apron sale, on  Wednesday, must feel elated over the.  success attending their efforts to raise  money to pay lor the seating of the  churctC' All denominations in force  were represented at the festive board,  and were equally loud in their praise  ol the splendid iare set before them.   .  Here is a comumdrum for John  Houston, of the Nelson Tribune, and  men who have argued like him oh the  labor question. Supposing the offer of  the Slocan miners is accepted by the  owners all around, and that the men do  as much work in eight hours as they  formerly did in ten���������as it is contended  they will���������and get 25 cents a day less  lor doing it, how much better otl'will  they be a year hence under the beneficent law?  A good story, on the line of mistaken  identity, is told by a clergyman who  resides within 1UU miles of Sandon.  He was standing in a certain business  place when a miner, a little under the  lnlluence of boozerine, came up- and  said, '.'Hello, old fellow! Have you  join ed the union yet?" On being answered in the negative he said, "Well,  you ought to, for'you always get help  when you're broku." "The proposition  suits me exactly," said the clergyman,  "lor 1 am broke all the time."  Geo. A. McDonald, a miner well-  known in and around Sandon, was  found dead.from drowning on Thursday last, o.u the bank of the river just  below Slocan City. It is said that he  was a member of the Sandon union,  and, we believe, he belonged to Glengarry, Ont. The Silvertonian intimates that trouble in the miners'  union at Silverton so preyed oh his  mind that he became mentally unbalanced, and probably committed suicide. He was known to be a quiet, i:e-  espctable young, man. L   .  A good thing was told by a business  man 111 this town the other day 011 the  mining situation. A miner was in his  store, and, in conversation, said thai,  the men ought to hold out for $3.50  and tey would get it. "Well," said the  business man, ������������������supposing you owned  the Payne, to how many of the men  would you pay $3.50 '!���������' "Not to," said  the miner, "ad-���������d one of them, lor  there are no good men looking for  work."   "Well,"said the business man,  FOR OVER Fill TV YJ5AHS.  Mrs. Wiuslow's Soothing Syrup lias been  used by millions of mother:, for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken ol'yourrestby a sick child, suflenns  and crying with pain of catting Leeth. Send  at once and get a boitle ol "Mrs. Wiuslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve ihe poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon It, mother*,-'there is no  mistake about it. It cures diarrlicea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  soltons the gums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs.Winstow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste and is the  prescription 01 one of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses iu the United  States.-.-Price .��������� twenty-live cents a tottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world.  Besureandaslc lor"Mrs. Wiuslow'sSoothing  Syrup."  ALNYUVS KEEP OS HftHD  ^LJrn^ Wo������a's PkoBpTieains,  The Great English Remedy.  Sold and recommended hy all  S; druggists in Canada. Only reli-  3 able medicine discovered, six  .. _-._._ ^packages guaranteed to cure all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one package SI, six, $5. One will please,  six will cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tho Wood Company, Windsor, Ont.  Sold in Sandon by 1?. J. Donaldson,  and the McQ,ne"en Co., Druggists.  FOr? RENT.  HOTXL, RECO.���������G5 rooms, veil furnishi'ii, steam heated,'  electric lights, hot .mil cokl -water  IlblXLGOODlINOUCII ���������������������������_>5 rooms, best'furnished hotel  in the Kootcii.ijs, stenm he.ited, t-Ieunc lights, will remodel to  bint tenant.  GOODIiXOUGII STORE.���������34x70, with cellar sime size,  btcnm he,itcd, electric lights  SANDON STXAM L X.UNDRV ��������� In first-cl.iss running  order Has Pcltou wlietl for pourr, mil can be run at moderate expense.    Kent cheip  S'lOKlif? AND OFFICES.���������In the Hank buildmff. water,  steam heat and electric lights.  ONE STORE-In lhe Virtfinli block, hrj;e plite ghss  front, including uater .mil steam lie it.  OFFICES ���������ln Vtrjytni.i block, $15 per month, including  uater, stemi heat and electric lights.  ONE STAUL.ll.���������For 12 horses, e story.    Cheap.  THE QUEEN LODGING HOUSE.-3 bind] stores, and  living rooms on second storj.    Cheap  *   SEVEN    FIRST-CLASS    LIVING   ROOMS.���������Second  story, opposite Clifton house, electric lights.  TWO STORY BUILDING��������� Next door to abo\e, a hinnll  stores and luini* rooms on second floor.  FIRST CLASS PLUMIUNG SIIOF.-IncInd1nirS2.500  stock of tools and fittings, and good-uill of the Waterworks Co.  nnd business. ,���������������  FIRE-PROOF CELLAR.���������Opposite Kootenay hotel  FIRST-CLASS TWO STORY BARN ��������� jo \ 80  ONE COT TAGE,��������� 4 rooms, nevt door west of comtqnc,  $ro per month  Smenl   other  cottitfes   and   buildings   furnished and nn-  urnished, to rent, or sell, or will build to suit tenants  Apply to J. M. HARRIS, Virginia block. S melon. U C.  THE HOTEL  Nakusp.  Renovated in all appointments.  A good table always.    ,  Choicest liquors and cigars in the bar.  Mrs. Snowman, Proprietress.  "J" "Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal, 4  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton'Stcel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings,  Oils, Waste, Etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kind?.  Agents Truax Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office-  Stores at  -Nelson B. C.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo,B.C.   Sandon,B.C  AV. S. Drewry  Sandon, B.  II. T. Twigg  New Denver, B.C.  To make your selection of Christmas Presents before the  rush begins. Our lines in Solid Gold Jewellery, Watches,  Rings, Sterling Silver Novelties, Cut Glassware and  Electro Silver Plate is very attractive, ,and we shall sell as  low as we can guarantee the best quality of goods.  Souvenir Spoons with a local scene a specialty.  Engraving on all purchases free.  G-. W. Grimmett, Jeweller and Optician.  THERE IS NO KIND OF PAIN  OR '  SCHE,   JHTERWAL   OR   EXTERHAL,  ' THAT PAIN-KILLER WILL HOT'RE-I  LIFVE. -���������������������������.������������������  0  jj LOOK OUT FOR IMITATIONS AND 8UB-  5'STITU.TES.      THE  GENUINE  BOTTLE '  !? BEARS THE NAME,  ������ '.V.PERRY DAVIS'&'SON.   ���������  '.���������   DREWRY & TWIGG-,     ;  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Minins Engineers.  Bedford-McNeil Code.  QOINQ EAST QR Q0INQ WEST.  OLT& LODQE,  NO. 29  **���������������'���������' ���������$������������  2i.  A. P. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of the lodge.  Meets 1st Thursday  in each month at  S p.- in. -Visiting  brethren cordially  invited.-  .;'���������  W.H. LILLY.  . Sec'y  SIOTHERIG  fcJ  A Kingston Lady's Experience with  Milburn's Heart and. Nerve Pills  In Relieving this Distressing Condition.  "I have suffered for some years with a  smotlioring sensation causod by hoart  disease. The severity of,the pains in iny  hoart caused me much suffering. I was  also very nervous and my whole system  war rundown and debilitated.  "Hearing that Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills! were a specific for these  troubles, I thought I would try them, and  got a box atMcLeod's Drug Store. They  afforded mo great relief, havingtonodup  my system and removed the distressing  symptoms from which I. suffered. I can  heartily recommend theso wonderful pills  to all sufferers from heart trouble.  (Signed) MES. A. W. IEISH,  Kingston, Ont.  CERTIFICATE OF.IBI.PR0VEiHI.EHT8.  j ' NOTICE. ;'���������"..  NumberiOncaiulNumberTwo Mineral Claims  ���������situate in tin; Slocan  Mining division  ol  Weft. ICoolomiy. district.,  Where located:  On Noble Klvo mountain.        '������������������''..  Take notice tliat I, A. S. Fsirwell, acting ns  agent for 'John   A. Wliitlior,  Free  Miner's  Certificate Nol 1177SA, intend.sixty clays from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates ol Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants on the above  claims. .''.���������'.'  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance ol such Certllicatesbf Improvements  2-12-!)!!'  A. 8. FAItWKLL.  ������r,.M.r������������^.rt.M,r,.rui,i.r%r������,M.rws',������*M.rwM.in,'<.������'������^^./'i.isj't*������.r,.M.,.uM,r,,M.i'i,M,,,i.p,,i������i^,.,,,,M.,������,.M.,.i,������ui,i  THE GOOD OLD MUM OF  Are always to be depended on for nice, clean Groceries.  One ear of fine Fresh Veg������tableB.  One car of Hams and Bacon���������of the Swift & Co.'s famous brands.  Part of a car of Nice 'Cooking and Eating Apples from orchards of Canada and  Washington now in stock and more on the way.  Also a great variety of toothsome table delicacies on the shelves and more  to arrive. ���������   * -. '  Salted and Canned Fish for quick meals and lunches.  CALL IN /?ND JEE U/.  '    ;   "    .        -NOTICE.  Omega and Twilight Mineral Claims .situate  in the  Slocan   Mining  division of West  district.   Where located:   On Noblo Five  mountain.  Take notice that T, A. S. Fnrwell. acting as  agent tor John M. Harris, Fiee Miner's Certificate No. S32SSA,   and Fred T. Kelly,   Free  Miner's Certilicato No,-33230 A,   intend,  sixty  sixty clays from tho date hereof, to apply to  tlieMlningltccoider   lor  Certificate  ol   Improvements, for  the purpose ol   obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And rurther tatte notice that action, under  Section 37. must be commenced before tho  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements  9-12-U'J  A. S. PARWELL.  SANDON.  KASLO.  AIKSWORTH.  Lax*. LrvEH Piias cure  Biliousness,  Constipation and Sick Headaoho.  NOTICE.  I desire to inform the  Of Sandon and vicinity that I have  opened in Dressmaking and Millinery  in Crawford's store, opposite the Reco  hotel, where I hope, by attention to  business, to secure a liberal share of  your patronage  suffering from DRAINS, LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IM-  POTENCY, VARICOCELE, etc., I say to you, as man  to man, as physician to patient, DRUGS NEVER CURE.  Why not use nature's own remedy���������  ELEOTRIOITY?  With my ELECTRIC BELT.and SUPPORTING -SUSPENSORY, I cured 5,000 last year. Book���������"THREE CLASSES OF  MEN,", explaining all, sent sealed free upon request. Or, if you live near by,  drop in and consult me free of'charge.  (There is but one genuine Electric Belt, and that is the Sanden. Don't bo deceived by cheap, worthless imitations. 1 have had 30 years' experience and  control patents coveiing every part of my belt.)  DR. R. SANDEN, 106 St. James Street, Montreal, Que.  H  if  K������  %h  -   V-  f I  %*  &���������&-.  m  IS!  If.  i -.-  4 1^1  f  fa  m  ���������v\V|  i'il  ni  i  ��������� <.*  v9  r -,���������  Vi  l*ff]   ��������� the miner, '������tl- d   one Ol  Uieill,  IOr Lardo-Duncan Railway Company will apply ,    .   .        .           T   ,          l \  .   ���������,,������������������,.;������������������   f���������                                          ���������^a^BB"---.SUP  ^fci thprt> are   no   trood men   looking lor to the Parliament of Canada at its iinext hotel,  where I hope,  b>  attention to                                   -���������������~      ^������-^  iV'3            '                   ,   ���������    im>   ii jj      :,i .i ��������� i,,,.i���������0��������� M,,,n session for an act to extend the times limited I,...;..,,    ,._   ....... ���������   lihprnl   sharp-of                                                                            CS  !?4S work."   "Well,"said the business man, for the constructiea and completion oi its business, to secuie a liDerai snare 01                                       .                   u  l'-'-J "out vou belong to the union, and the works, and to authorize the Company to con- your patronage.  ft' unio/ insists   on  th?<  high   seal,   of- ^"'���������^^^S&'MS^           >���������                                       ���������                                 At SaildOll, ROSSkllu, ������6lS0I  M Sr'WlShelp^"8" ^^                                                                       MRS. J.  HENDERSON.                                    '     .SHHdOll.  OK" ���������' .-,'.���������  ^li ���������'.������������������'  ISJi i"   '     ,-' .���������'.'���������".'.   :-..".. r-''  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon. Slocan City.  1 *  ...  \.    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