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Array A /   v      JT  >w;H.  *r~v*  ^^u^^^l  /&W%/^W  WteJ^* S$*  VOL 3.���������NO. 27.  SAHDON/B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  1 111 ffllM.  Tlie  Investigation   Opened  ���������   Commissioner Ciute.  Before  Mr. Chile, commissioner, appointed  by the Dominion government to en-  , quire into thr> citises of the trouble  between tho mine owners and miners,  arrived in town on Tuesday, and opened his inveetigiitioii in tho Miners'  Union hall that evening. After reading his commission, which is very  wide, admitting of a full consideration  of all matters and things bearing on  the Hiibjt'ct, ho began his task by  examining Angus McDonald, under  oath. -   '  The questions dealt with the condition of things���������the length of shifts,  wages paid, etc.���������before tlie adoption  of the eight-hour law.  Mr. McDonald said he believed that  from 500 to COO mini were dispossessed  of their positions by the stoppage of  work fit the mines; but could not tell  how many of them wore British subjects or hud families. lie was not as  positive on these mutters as Mr. Hagler  was when he sent that celebrated telegram to Mr. Laurier.  Mr. Clute next wanted to know how  the operation of the law affected the  results to the owners, or how much  they lost by the change from 10 to 8-  hour shifts. Mr. McDonald believed  meu would do as much in 8 as they  had been doing in 10, but he had no  practical proof of it; and, judging from  appearances, Mr. Glutc thinks this is  important.  Mr. McDonald next, by request, told  what he knew of the effort to'biing in  alien miners; but could not proovo  that any Americans had been brought  in, when Mr. Clute explained that the  Canadian alien law only applied to  those countries that had similar laws  against, Canada, .which,   so. Im- us  work in'thf camp at once. Ho said  that this Slocan trouble would effect  tho mining stocks in other Rcctinns of  the country on tho London market,  and by which four or five million dollars was kept out of the country. Ho  could seo no reason why the mine owners and miners could not come to a  settlement. Two men came from  Seattle, and were hired to work, but  were taliced to by union men and thev  quit work. Some, miners can do ;is  much in S hours as was done in 10, because the work was all gauged by poor  workmen, and when the latter were  sacked they got work on some other  property, because there was always a  shortage of men. Men' were advertised  for at the offered nit<\s. If the clutv  was removed off lead productions there  would be more mines opened and men  hired accordingly,  These and other evidences wero  taken, when at the request of Mr.  Clute, .four delegates were appointed  from each of the contending parties to  hold a private conference with him on  Wednesday evening, when he offered  to do all in hi������ power to help settle the  trouble. It is quite apparent to all who  attended any of the meetings that, Mr.  Clute knows his business and that,  though he probs to the bottom of the  canker.^ho does it with an impartial  hand iifordor that justice to all may  be fully done. /  Continuing the investigation on  Thursday.���������J. J. McNaughton, who  was working at the Whitewiitcr mine,  stated that on June 1st last the miners  were given notice that the mine managers offered to pay 53 for eight hours  work and the men stopped work. lie  said that everything was satisfactory  to both parties before the trouble took'  place, and all quit work peaceably.  The miners' union never met the mine  owners, as the men wanted the old  scale of wages. His opinion is that  good men can nearly do as much in  S hours us in 10; but in some mines  time was lost by smoke in the tunnels.  At 7 a.m. some of the mon would be  inside and some at the mouth of the  tunnel_ to commence work drilling;  but with three shifts each man commencing work would be ready to take  his   place from   those   quitting.    No  there would not be half enough Hrilish  subjects to go to work. He believed a  miner can do as much work in S hours  as in JO if he worked hard enough, hut  if tunnels wero in bad condition the  same work cannot be done. 53.50 was  us'high as the highest p.v'd in iho  United States for 10 hours, and "?3.('0  in the c.iso of 8 hours; of course, in wet  places extra pay is given, iu diflorent  states are differentl ower wages. As few  drillers have the mechanical ability,  and wioh responsibility, were entitled  to $3.50 for S hours, to run machines.  A. AV*. Wright, manager of the Ajax,  gave the same information as, Mr.  Wood regarding hiring men at  Seattle. By the mines closing down,  he offered the mine owners" standard of  wages und could not secure men, he  then undertook contract work, which  means increasing the expanses of labor  25 per cent. Investments have been  kept out, and the merchants are complaining about dull business.  Mr. Perry, manager oi'the, Noble  Five, stated the shut-down lfTis- caused  more loss to this mine than any other,  because machines are being used,  which moans a great deal less wor'<  done by two shoter hours. A telegram  that 1000 men, British subjects, with  wives and families, addressed to  Premier Laurier, giving him to understand that a couple of mine owners  were importing aliens to take the  places of the 1000 men mentioned.  Payne stock, when at 50 cents a share  would mean a loss of about a million  ot dollars to the Canadian owners, if  the value ot" the shares remained so.  Tno government should be asked to  reduce the import duty on lead ores,and  if no duty, there would be a saving of  ���������:>18 a ton ou some lower grade ores.  PRESENTATIONS.  Rev.  and Mrs. Cleland and Jack Kindly  Remembered by Their Friends.  INES  AKQ MINING.  The Situation.  knew, was limited" to the ijuueu States  Mr. McDonald gave his evidence in a  frank   open way.   and   certainly   told  nothing that he did not fully believe.  From what the public have got so for,  it is clear the  rebuttal testimony will  leave  tho case bo far   in favor of tho  owners, as they aro doubtless in u position to prove that it is the law that has  done the harm, originated through tho  efforts of  alien agitators,   and the reduction of shift means a loss of 20 per  '   cent   in   results   to them.    Mr. Clute  wanted to know if  the men had ever  made a   formal demand of the  wages  they 'wanted- under, the new law,   and  ''    Mr. McDonald was not in a position to  ��������� ���������'; say they had.   .'.-"'...-  George Alexander, of Kaslo, sworn-  Stated that: the miners stopped.work on  the 1st of June,   as they wanted 5-3.50  ior eight hours work, while they were  ottered ������3.00.   Prior to this.time  both  parties were satisfied with the 10-hour  system.   Most of the' men   employed,  he .believed, .were   Americans.     The  mining companies offered 37* cents an  ��������� hour for the 8-hour day, while 35 cents  had been the rate lor the 10-hour day ;  they were willing, to continue  at 553.50  for tho old siiift. -.-, He stated that ������3.50  was   the.   highest, wages   paid   lor   10  hours,  except where tunnels were not  in a proper condition for work.   ������1.00  a day board  was charged by the mine  owners, the men providing their own  '.   blankets to sleep in.   He said the miners''were-uot. to blame tor trying to get  all the wages they could.   Tnis trouble  had stopped . large amounts of capital  irom coming into the country at large,  and the Slocan in particular.   If work,  was   again   commenced   3000   miners  could get work   in the   Kootenay,   of  which 1500 would be put to work   underground.  Carlton EL. Hand in the stand���������Said  that mining operations were stopped  on   account of tho passing of 8-iiour  law.   At that time there wore working  at the Pay no some 140 meu ou 10- hour  shifts, excepting Saturdays or  in wet  tunnels,   wlien shorter shifts   were allowed.   Both sides wore satisfied with  their work in  tho  Pay he mine,   lie  doubted it'  30 per cent, of the miners  were British subjects,   the remainder  being nearly all Americans.   Tne cur-  men, who really worked the hardest in  the mines, got but ij"3.00.a day.     The  highest wages, $3.50 paid to miuers for  10 hours, had beon paid here as well as  in some of the States, excepting where  under serious difficulties or conditions  in States he had been, i,-S4.00 had been  paid, or even higiier for very wet tunnels.   He uumitted that some minors  were laid off' in   the spring while the  tunnels were the wettest, out it was ii  time when miners would go prospecting and when  Noyernber came, they  would get work  in new workings.   It  this trouble was settled' 1000 could get  y\  alien labor  was brought in,   Lut pro-  '' ""-*"' '--*'     "'" 3 .'l?.l .-   --u  i-^.-p   li  vial/,    i'.'i a  friendly way. Tho shut-clown has hurt  all business, except the opening of  prospects, an which the men worked at  S3.50 instead l!" in the mines at ������3, as  there has been a shortage of mon for  some time. All the good miners of the  union expressed the opinion that they  cm Id do as much work in S hours as  used to be done in the 10, but no test  had been made. When asiced what  would be the result if they could not  do the same work in the shorter hours,  he "said he could not say. *  J. C. Ryan,   manager of the. Eureka  hune, stated that ������3.50  had been paid  for   10 hours  work   beforo the 1st of  June and everything could hot b'e'more.  suitable  to   both parties.     As   much  work was.never turned out in 4 hotirs  as in 5 if men worked faithfully.A good  miner in a s tope can do as much as he  used to do.   Beginners were always a  loss to him in his minei    He had.at  his mine 14 first-class miners out of 30;  but it might be'different in.other properties.   A large flow  of  capital   this  way and   sales of prospects had been  slopped on account of tnis trouble. He  had   no   knowledge   of  aliens   being  brought   in, and  said   there   are not  enough miners here now it the  mines  should  open   up.     About 25  pur cent  of his men are British subjects and the  balance Americans'   He a<<iil tne miners here wore the most uiuciiig-jiit <uh!  honest he had met iu all his travel.  Mr. Smith, president of the miners'  union, said that the mines closed up  beeausothe mine owners offered 5*3.00,  the miners wanting "f-3 50, for 8 hours.  He did not know its. effects on business  and it stopped but little investment,  as to prospects, short of men, it gave  chance to open them tip. If the union  wages had been accepted everything  would have gone on satisfactory. If a  miner worked well he could do the work  in   8   hours. There    have     been  always enough   men  to meet --tho demand.   Two Italians were here on contract work, but no number   camo in,  and the union only took proper means  to keep them  out.   Foreign labor did  not cause   the real trouble.   On contract work men wero put work to keen  the mines   open'.     He   thought  that  1000 men, referred to in Hagler's telegram, as toBritish subjects, was correct.  F. A. Wood, manager   of   the   Last  Chance,   stated that the disagreement  arose over the   8-hour law,   tho   men  wanted the old wages   for  S  hours of  work,   which 'resulted  in   ali   mines  shutting down:  No aliens were brought  in to contract work;  two men camo ia  on   their   own   account,   through   an  Seattle employment agency, and  have  since gone away.   The effects ot shorter  hours nas eifected tho expenses  of the  production   of  outputs   about   25 per  cent, and as   a   result   few mines  are  shipping, i1 Capital, is kept   out   over  this difficulty.   If the   mines   started  It is quite likely that the owners will  make, what the public will consider, a  liberal offer to the miners at once, if it  is not already submitted, and what the  results will be remains,to be seen. From  the questions of Mr. Clnte, it is quite  apparent that he feels the on ners should  havo work corresponding .'^iirtheir pay-  "'"'old .order   of  lino witli  .ni'j'J  things,  which certainly  demands some  concessions from  the men.    We believe  it is the general wish of the owners that  resident miners should bo re-engaged as  far as possible.    It is  not our duty   to  toll either miners   or owners what   they  should tlo under the circumstances, as it  is purely a  business proposition on both  sides.    The men may refuse, out   of regard for those  now employed at $3.50;  but they   must   know that  that is not  permanent, and  the present offer of the  owners   may  not remain   open  for   all  time.   All we.have   to say is  that  we  hope sincerely mature judgement will  be employed, and that those who have  for months been crying,   "Get together  and settle," compromise, etc.,"  will now  use their,best'eftbrts to^eftect a settle-  lueri't,: in the'cOiUtnon -interest of the  country,  if it can be done on  an equitable basis ; but the men must not expect  all take and no give. .  From the explanations of Commis-  sionerClute, it must be clear to the men  that our Alien law excludes American  subjects only, and that the owners are at  liberty to bring in men of any other nationality from any where;    We also know  On Tuesday evening   Rev. and  Mrs.  Cleland had a   pleasant surprise.   On  returning   returning   from   a  friend's  house, where they had taken tea. they  were beseiged by fhe members of the  Ladies' Aid   witli their husbands, the  latter   each   carrying   some  delicacy.  But, as nsunl at tho Manse, they were  all cheerfully welcomed  and soon  enjoying social chat.    As such a gathering of church workers   on tho   eve of  the departure of their pastor and family, portended some-thing unusual thoy  soon  relieved   the tension   in a   very  practical way���������the rending of an   address, and the presentation to Mrs. Cleland of a handsome and costly lur capo  and   to   Master Jack of a  toque   arid  coat.   Though  overcome Mrs. Cleland  warmly thanked them   fer  their very  great kindness, but to. her husband fell  the Jot of trying to exproe's   their appreciation of tho many kindnesses and  ever ready sympathy shown them.  He  said   they  camo to   Sandon on   their  wedding trip and the two years among  them had been a continuation  of the  honeymoon.   'He concluded   by   eulogizing the Ladies' Aid,  not alone   fer  their   work   in   tho building   of   the  church, but for their assistance to Mrs.  Cleland,  who commenced her apprenticeship with them.  The address, which we give below,  was read in good style by Mrs. Isaac  Crawford.  Dear   Mus.   Glelan-d,���������After    two  years' sojourn among us, years that to  U3   all   "will   always   remain   in   our  thoughts   as pleasant memories, your  path of duty bids that the friendly ties  that have bound us together,   for that  length of time, must be severed. Wh'lo  we deeply  regret your departure,   and  while we know that, to us, your place  will bo hard to (ill;  yet we know that  such partings must take place among  all people, no matter how closely bound  together, and wc sincerely hope that  in_ this instance your absence may be  offset,   to a great"extent, by kindly rc-  nierolinnincf"'.  ���������'-AbH,,nt, but  not   For;  gotten"���������may that bo the motto of our  I little society.   h\ your new home (in  \ the   web-foot State)   always    hear   in  mind that you are not forgotten by the  many friends you leave behind you in  Sandon.    While we know that you appreciate our friendship and  affection,  more  than anything we can offer, yet  we ask you to accept from us a small  souvenir of our regard to further remember us by.   Take   .this (cape)  to  your new home, with our   best wishes  for your future prosperity, and that of  your   esteemed  husband.    May   God  prosper you. both, as you so richly de-  serye.   We also  tvish to remember, at  this time, the only native Sandpnite in  your family, Master Jack Cleland, and  we'ask you *o accept from us, as members of the Ladies' Aid of St. Andrew's  Presbyterian church, this   small offering   to  the   Junior  Preacher.     Once  more, to all the members of your family,   we  wish  health, happiness   and  prosperityin your J'uture Home.  In addition to the above, as a continuation of surprises, the K. of P's, at a  social gathering on Wednesday even-'  ing.igave some tokens of their esteem  is being driven  A 400-tnot cross-cut  on the California.  The Ajax Fraction have a carload of  ore ready for shipment.  Jackson mine at Whitewater shipped  GO tons ������f ore this week.  The Pay no is said to have a lot of ore  ready, and will do some shipping beforo long.  The Warner-Miller Company have  IS claims under bond, near the .Skylark and Ranger.  The Star has 13 men on contract  work underground. In full force it can  employ So to 100 underground.  Tho Madison has 30 men working on  the property. They will soon be in  their new boarding and sleeping apartments.  McMaster undThrusher.of Rochester,  N.Y., were in the city the other day on  their way to the Lake, where thoy have  taken over the Hartncy group from  Bluemenaner & Co.  W. E. C. Coch has the contract to  erect a new bunkhouse for the Silver-  ite, situated on the Queen Bess lead, on  the Sandon slope. The local owners  have sold to a Toronto company for  about r?50,000. AV."S. Drewry negotiated the deal.  The Silvertonian thinks that work  will soon be resumed on tho Galena  Farm. It is the 'Only developed sink-"  ing proposition in tbe Slocan and has  a complete plant installed. Oue shaft  is in over 200 feet with much underground working. A concentrator will  shortly bo erected. Tlie output is  mostly steel and cube galena with a '  small percentage of zinc. Water  power on Galil creek is available to run  all the machinery that may bo used on  tho property.  Tho Rambler-Cariboo company  has  declared another dividend of one cent,  payable on January 1st.   The dividend  declared on November was paid on December 1st".   There aro l,12-5,0i)0 shares  issued, and this.makr- trie amoui'-t  of  thu dividend $11,250.   J."t is ui.iiiiiail by  the management, that the mine is  in  splended condition.   From the 350-foot  level upraises , have   been   made,  and  there is now said to bo  ore  enough  in  '  sight for tnree years'  operations.   The  lower tunnel is being run in beyond tho  vein on which operations hitherto have  been louuJ.   T.iore id .iiwtner shoot of  ore ou ilia property, and it is anticipated that tuis tunnel will tap it at considerable.depth.  that the owners-have the offer of all the ! Rev.' A.M. Sanford,   on'behalf   of the  men they want at $3;00 a day, but out of society, presented his" brotner "Knight  deference to the wish of the goueral public  and regard   for miners  of-their acquaintance they are making the present  liberal offer instead.     v      ..       ������������������:-..  ������������������ ii.T.ffi"���������  Gubsts at the Raco.  Alex. Smith, Kaslo.  D. S. Thompson, Montreal.  Mr. and Mrs. F. C. iSTioni, Whitewater  W. II. Adams, Kaslo.  James AV. Mottatt, Nelson;'  A. Des Brisay, Victoria.  Fred Emerson, Vancouver.  AV. S. Drewry, New Denver.  J. C. Garreston, Portland.  AV. C. E. Koch, New Denver.  Goo. Alexander, Kaslo:  T. J. Doolan, Nelson.  J. Roderick Robertson, Nelson.  G. If. Ayland, Now Denver.  E. RammelLueyer, Silverton.  It.'C. Clute, Toronto.  R. F. Harris, Toronto.  W. II. Sandiford, Naw Denver.  II. M. Blutnenaur, New Denver.  F. Forrester, Montreal.  D. AV. Moore, Trail.  John F. Miller, Trail.  John Goettsche, New Denver.  Jadk Nesbitt, Lardo.  IT. J. Johnson, Rosebery.  G. IT. Clark, Slocan Junction.  and tellow preacher with a, valuable  old watch and etiaiu. Mrs. Cleland  .'was then made the recipient of a goiu:  blouse .set and s.ish bucxio from tne  hands of Mr. G. W. Grinimett, while  Master Jack came in for a "V," presented by Mr. Fallows, to all of winch,  we feel safe in saying, the Rev. gentleman made suitable replies.  On Thursday evening, at their regular meeting, the Masonic Order gave  the parting word to their Brother accompanied with a gold-headed caue.  Ali these are only other marks of  the wholc-heartedness of Sandon's citizens.  Another New Company.  The Ajax���������The shaft on. No. 5 level  ia now down 30 feet) with the ore body  still increasing; assay last taken gave  3.79 ozs. silver and 30 per cent' lead.  This ore body extends for 250 feet on  the No. 5 level.  Out of the amalgamation of the Bosun  and Fidelity properties anothor new  conrpany has been formed in England,  as the Bosun Minos (Limited), with a  capital 61 ������250,000 to work these properties. E. L. Heatley is chairman ; H.  Butler, Louis Seelig and J. J. Lendrum,  directors; W. H. Sandiford, manager,  and G. AV.Pipe, secretary. Every share  represents ������1 in actual cash. In a short  time all thei details will be closed and  the comjjany in shape for extensively  operating their property. Already the  Busun has one of the host equipped  buildings, etc., in tlie vicinity, which will  do inueh to ensure marked success. "  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  .        City Council.  ; Regular meeting of the city council  was held in the council' chambers on  Monday evening, Dec. 4.  Present, Mayor Pitts, Aids. Hunter,  Atherton, McDonald, Crawford and  Buckley.;  The following accounts were'���������'recommended to be paid:���������        ���������'���������������������������'.'"���������.   ���������-.  November salaries ....������329 99  Fire Department ; .....22 50  November paysheet........ 95 20  Folliott & McMillan...... .....23 05  Paystrenk ...;...... ;.. 22 50  l>. J. Robertson.....................-.'..29 50  Geo. L-ivatt...... 11 00  Harry Nash.. .......6 00  J. Al. Harris...............................10 00  Mrs. McKinnou.....'.........'..'.........12 75  Team and harness......... ....202 SO  H. Byers....  ...23 35  Miners' Union hospital 15 00  Courthouse rent 15 00  E.B. Atherton it Co .....7 10  Miners' Union hospital ....33 70  MOTIONS.     '     ���������    '  McDonald-Buckley���������That the interest  on the Improvement Loan .Act debt  falling clue on 1st of Dec. be baid, less  a red action S225 being the amount of  interest for time elapsing beforo the  city wns in receipt of money from  purchaser of debtedness.���������Carried,  Hunter-Crawford���������That the Health  Amendment bylaw, No. 16, 1S99, be  reconsidered and finally adopted.���������  Carried.  The council adjourned.  Some say that if the late offer of  the owners was made to the men some  montiis ago they would have accepted  it. This is untrue, and was stated for  a purpose. Byron N. White, of the  Slocan Star called his men together beforo closing down, and before the eight-  hour law came into effect, and offered  them 93.25 and continue steady work  and if refused to shut down for an indefinite time. After a stormydebate at  a union meeting the offer was rejected.  AVe believe that if the miuers asked  $5.00 a day there are plenty of business  men and newspapers in the Slocan who  would say the owners should pay it,  merely to curry favor with the men for  what they could get out of them Iu  return.  &1"*""*  S3  I:  Ai'"i ^y~���������r������ t������   ST""" T  r"*V,J'"*T  7 "���������> ,-    n.  , ..^ -r���������       _-.   r ~^^^^T^        .-wrr T.rT-P~rVr-*7- ^vr. ������-r- j, st.-"- r""-""*-"'���������'������������������������������������������������������'''7'''V'T''1���������^  > -���������- <-*7,'\ , ;?!,*> -**���������������������������������������������.������������������"'*. -.-. ;- - t  ���������;l,*>.!*   ;,.������.,;' t.;. .-  l  .v-,* ���������*-���������-:���������r������- ,\ V ������������������,   >*��������� .-,"*'.#    ������������������-... , ���������**������ '  s*- -" -" ������������������  I 1    *        i ."'iw""         t- jTl",l V.I rl' r bk    * '  "���������������������������-T"w T~"*"i1  .' i  -���������;.  A'  ��������� vS*.''; .J  !    rV-1  l-.il   .M  n-* i-.   ^~  Er    *  'W    ". ",-"*"i -��������� su. c.utijraz!ixxra~MJUMuv9itBajafi~ii ���������"���������'ajubji -i ab. ues******  \v%  u  I "Well, Isa, dour, 1 havo come to otter iny congratulations. 1 presume  |th������ air of mystery attornling the af-  fuir lias worn off. and you aro ready  io receive them iu all due form, accompanied, o������ course, by the. regulation  blush, and halt-disclaimer manner of  ItB verity."  "No," answered tho girl addressed,  though bright spots of scarlet had  mounted to her' pale cheeks, as she  rose from tho chair in which she had  Idly reclined. "I utter no disclaimer  of a fact which has been already proclaimed in our little world. I have indeed promised .to become Mrs. John  Franklin."  "And   you are very,  very  happy?"  "He lovos me very dearly," was tho  ambiguous reply. "I am very fond of  him. Somehow his will carries mine  along with it. 1 tell him, his wooing  him been different, from that of other men. It is a sort of carrying the  fortress by storm. 1 am not sure  but that I shall some day wake un  to discover myself a martyr. You  know he has not a particle of romance  In his disposition. It is all with him  stern, matter o������-fact reality."  "How, then, did ne teach you to care  for him?"  "I really do not know, since ho is  In every respect a totally different  man Dom my imaginary idol; but ho is  so strong, so masterful, he does not  give me time oveni to put the enigma  fairly before myself."  So the conversation ran ou, until, at  the close of an hour, Miss Hue, bidding  her friend farewell, said, gayly:   ,  "Well, Isa, 1 came to congratulate;  but, afler aft, I am half prepared to  condole. AVhat ia itt he poet says  about.  " "Two souls with but a single thought,  Two  hearts that  beat -.as  one*"  Is not lhat tho poet's idea of marriage; However, perhaps all that  oomes afterward. In your case,  certainly, 1 trust so. One thing. 1  cannot lorgive him, and that is that he  Ib going to take you away from us all,  Into a new city, new. friends- nnd hew  associations."  "Ah, but I shall not forget the old,  Ella. Wait until I am quite- settled in  nay1 new homo, when I shall send for  you to become a veritable beholder,of  my  domestic happiness."  But long after her friend had1 left  hor' Isa sat buried in thought. Somehow the words sho had just heard jarred upon her ��������� jarred from their very  unison with her own thoughts. AVould  she be happy as John, Franklin's wife?  To him the realms of imagination,  whose gates were guarded by the sentinels of romance and sentiment,  peemed an unknown region. They  we're 'her. dwelling; place. Could she  lure him upward, or would he drag her  down?  "Well, little one, dreaming as usual,  ind all forgetful of", your engagement  to rido with. me. Absolutely, slippers  ^nd morning-grown! Ah!' 1 see, you  wish to test my Benedictine patience."  Somehow, a fresh, bright air from  the outside world appeared to enter  with the speaker. His clear, gray  eyes, sparkling with fun, .showed the  strong, earnest nature of tho man;  and, for a moment, as he bent almost  reverently to kiss the lips .upturned to  his, one read in their depths an -ilmost  worshipful devotion for the girl who, a  few brief minutes before, had declared  bim lacking in romance) or sentiment.  "Forgive me, John! 1 did not know if  rvas so late. Indeed, I will !bo ready  In a moment!" she contritely exclaimed. .  In spito of the fact that the moment ran into sixty seconds twenty  times told, her lover felt himself richly repaid for the waiting when she  at last returned, and stood ^before him  in her close-fitting riding-habit, showing to such advantage every line and  curve of the perfectly rounded figure,  and an arch smile au her trial of his  patience playing about her beautiful  lips.  The love in his heart rose, up in a  mighty wave us he looked at her. He  could have snatched her to his breast.,  have covered the lovely face with [.ass;-  io.nate kisses, have cried aloud in his  thanksgiving to God, that He hud given  him this woman's heart, in its exquisite  setting, for his own, his very own, to  guard, God helping him; his life long;  but she might not understand, he  thought.  How could she understand the  weight, and breadth, and depth of  such a love? So he only smiled, as he  held open the door for her to> pass but  to where the horses stood waiting,:  while he followed as reverently as in  jthe wake of a queen.  And yet it was this man whom she  had declared wanting in poetry of soul.  Ah! are not the waters of the ocoan  deeper, blue, clearer, where no eye  ever penetrates, unless that of the bold  diver, who would drag forth its innermost secrets? And can he put into -,fit-  ting words the wonders that he finds  there?  'Why was it that we never met ;be-  fore. Mrs. Franklin? Or, can we truly  say we have not met in thought < and  sentiment always? Surely we must not  measure our acquaintance by time?"  It1 was at a party, given in honor of  John  Franklin's three   months'   bride.  that Roseoe AA'iliis, the young poet,  wilh his handsome face and dreamy  eyes, was duly brought forward' ��������� and  presented us one of' tho "lions" of the  occasion.  And three weeks later, at her own  hom<>, in a morning call, with lhe wonderful dreamy eyes resting on her face,  he put to her the foregoing question.  From another .man siie might have  resented them. From him she regarded it us a poet's privilege. Besides, to  him sho could talk as heretofore she  hud never talked, not even lo the man  who for months, had had the right lo  share  her every  thought.  The very room in which sho sat 'evidenced hiti cure for her. Every appointment of hor home, was perfect iii  its luxuiiousuoss; no single wish was  left ungratified; aud yet she felt an  emptiness iu her life she dared not acknowledge to herself.  Before she had met Hoscoe Willis it  was wearing away. Somehow, her  husband's smile had pierced the mists  about her heart, and taught her that  his gentle tender watchfulness was  better than words, until she had found  a man from whose lips words flowed  as water bubbling from: tho mountain  spring.. Aud listening, as he asked,  "Why have we nevor met before?"  her soul echoed his question.  So it begun. She did not know" that  Hoscoe Willis' presence was growing  necessary to her as the weeks lengthened into months.  To her husband, his- homo was his  castle, to which all men respecting fhe  position of host and guest were .vel-  come. That there could be danger  lurking to his wdfo in this he never  dreamed. It never entered tbe honesty of the man's nature. That Isa  should be admired, was natural. To  him she was an exquisite flower, which  by borne strange caprice of nature hud  transplanted its roots into his heart.  But John Franklin had never revealed himself in words. lie loft it to another to whisper in her ear that which  brought crimson lo her cheeks as she  listened, but to which, worded as a poet  words, it seemed no wrong to John to  listen. As though the cruel rocks  would not pierce and mangle the  tender flesh as cruelly, even though  daisies and field-flowers hid their  edges���������aye, though you transplanted  there the hot-houso exotic!  "Why did we nevor meet before?"  At first tho question seemed to have  no hidden meaning, but there came a  time when it grow almost into a ' wail,  and when neither the man who asked  it, nor tho woman who heard, dared  put into words an answer.  "So few men understand the peculiar  needs of women, their high-strung,  natures, the chord which jars, or the  chord which strikes in unisou," he said  to hor one day. "Ah, mo! when 1 see  men possessing such peculiar privilege  and unmindful of it, their minds engrossed by baser themes, I almost  shudder at their blindness! You are  going to Mrs. Laurence's reception this  evening, of course?"  "Certainly, 1. shall!be there."  "And  I,    awaiting"    the    inspiration  which is at  once my passion and my  torment." ���������  With which words ho raised the  small white hand he held to his lips,  with an easy grace! then: bowed, and  left her.  John came home tired that night,  his head throbbing with a dull, heavy  pain���������came home to find awaiting him  a vision of beauty, dressed in black  velvet, above which rose the peerless,  gloaming shoulders, and the white  throat, on which the small head was  set so regally.  "I dressed early," she said, "that I  might  not keep you  waiting."  "Ah, it is Mrs. Laurence's reception night," h������ answered. "Would it  disappoint you very much if we did* not  go?"  The lovely face clouded, and the  man's watching eyes were quick to discern it. Before sho could reply, he  added:  "Perhaps I should say,. if you went  without me. Once there, you will  hardly miss me; and my head is; asserting its existence too painfully for me  to be other than a drag."  His flushed face, his eyes bright with  fever, attested the truth of his words.  His wife's first impulse was to snatch  off her dress, replace it by a dressing-  gown, and, darkening the room, minister  to his  needs.  But���������in those other rooms some one  was waiting for her. After all, it was  only a headache. John would-be better alone to sleep it off.  "Isa, remain with ino," his heart  said, as she bent to touch his burning brow with hor lips; but no word  escaped him, nor even the sigh which  rent his heart..  An hour later Mrs. Franklin entered  I Mrs. Laurence's drawing-rooms.      She  ; looked about for the man who was to  have been awaiting her, but could not  | see him.  I    She was not in. a mood for gayety to-  - night, ������nd so,  finding  a quiet retreat,  she    slipped into    a    window      recess  where she could watch lhe scene unobserved.     A'oices roused her.  "1 have not seen beautiful Mrs.  .Franklin to-nighl," said one.  ] "No, but she will be here," answered  the other, in a tone oC proud confidence, and hor heart beat fast and loud-  !er as sho recognized it. "What a ,pity  ; such women over marry!"  ! j'"Indeed! Do you not, believe in mar-  I riage?"  i      "J would not marry an angel. What!  lie  myself to  woman's needs, necessi-i  ' ties, and caprice? My dear fellow, poets  j soar in the clouds, it is true,-but they  ; see too much of the earth to  thus fetter their wings.     AVomen are made for  ; men's amusement���������the playthings    of  ian  hour.      If  perennial   youth,  poron-  I nial beauty, were theirs, it might, pur-  i haps,  be a temptation,   but  in  time,    a  'wife ages.   : Younger,  lovelier women  appear  on  the    scene.      Imagine    the  giinding   chainsl    No, no, my    friend.  Swear what vows you will, so that, you  keep your eyes wide open    that    they  are not binding."  And it was for this man, that she  might not disappoint him, that she  had left her sick and suffering husband���������this man, had talked to her of  women    as    something    too    holy    to  breathe lhe air with "men, whom she  now heard speak of the plaything of an  hour!  Even in the darkness a hot blush  lycd her cheeks. A consciousness oi  how near tho brink of the precipice she  had blood,Pawned upun her; ihe silent;  unfiling, watchful care of her husband  arose in contrast. Sho had put forth  hor hand lo grasp a myth, and lot! iho  teulity pass her by  .  Making hasty adieux to hei" hostess  who stepped into the hall, only to he  confronted by.a messenger.  "Mr. Franklin is so much1 worse,"  the man said, "wo took the liberty of  sending for you."  A dull fear took possession of her  heart. As fust as her horses could bear  her she returned to her home. Her  husband no longer recognized hor.  "AA'hut is it, dear?" he would say in  his unconsciousness. "How havo I  failed? Isa���������oh, my darling,' my darl-/  ing, fell me how to make yon love me!"  Then he had suffered, too; and she,  in her blindness, had seen nothing of  it.  It was many days ero tho mists of  fever scattered, and John Franklin,  woary and tirod, woko up to the| emergency of living. Somehow ho did not  seem to care to buckle on his shield  .igain; bul one morning, with the sunlight streaming into his room, his  wife, kneeling by his sido, and hiding  hor face on his breast, whispered her  confession.  "1 would never havo told you," sho  finished, "but that I felt I could not  quite stretch out clean hands for my  future happiness did I not let you  know how very .near I had mistaken  the tinsel and let fhe gold pass, me by  ���������accepted the torch which, going out,  God's sun shone in tho heavens above  me. Oh, John, say you forgive me!  Take me back to the great heart' from  which I  .have wandered."  But John, to whom words were ever  difficult, pressed instead a kiss on the  bright hair. Her face was hidden, ond  she could not seo the tear which rested  (here with' it.  PECULIAR   PRIVILEGES   OF   PEERS  Only Three "liny Keniiilii Covered lu   Pros-  ciiec ol' lhe Sovereign.  Tho more ancient peerages of the  British realm have attached to thein  certain curious privileges, granted to  ancestors of the present holders by  monarchs of- the past, and many are  tho .quaint and ridiculous ceremonies  the present holders have to perform  ofttimes in order to preserve tho right  to their.titles.  ���������For instance, the office of royal  champion is held by the Ds'mokes of  Scrivelsby Court, near Horncastle.:  AVilliam, the Conqueror granted Scrivelsby to Robert Do Marmion- on,  condition t"hat he and his successors  for all timeshould'^fficiate as royal  champions, stipulating'that if at any  time the owner of the nianor failed to  appear, either in person or by deputy,'  as champion at -the" coronation banquet the iscriveisby estate would be  forfeit to the crown.   ,'-.������������������  .For 8C0 years a representative from  Scrivelsby Court never failed to perform this duty, oven though in 1292 the  manor passed into the hands of the Dy-  mokes,. who have held it ever since.  Attired in complete armor, with  lance at rest, the champions' duty  consisted in riding into Westminster  Hall during the progress of the coronation banquet, preceded, of course, by  a herald. Reining up his steed by  the side of tho sovereign he then had  to challenge all comers to deny the  justice of the monarch's claim to the  tin one. and offer to fight them on the  spot. ���������--  .Needless to say, no one. coining forward to accept the challenge, a goblet  of gold, filled with wine, was handed  to the champion, who then drank to  the sovereign's health. This goblet  was  always retained as a souvenir.   I  A peculiar right is possessed by  Lord . Inchiquin. who can dress lus  servants in the same liveries as the  royal attendants. In the' reign of  Henry VIII. Lord Inchiquin was king  of the. southern-'part of Ireland, ana  in. return ior giving up his authority  the merry''monarch granted liim this  privilege.  It may surprise maiiy to know that  her Majesty bus suck a servant as a  sandal bearer. This office is fulfilled  by  the Earl of Hothes.  Another curious right is possessed  by the Spencers. Whim-a royal christening is about'to take place with or  without, leave, an earl of that name  is entitled to be present if he feels disposed to avail himself of lhe privilege,,  though io b>. in order he must present  himself with-his coat decorated wilh  solitl gold buttons, each of which must,  be  of a certain   weight.  On one occasion an Earl Spencer,  much against the will of the Queen,  presented bimsoll for admission to  the royal christening, 'resolutely refusing lo forego his right.  Of the validity oi hi;.; ciaim thore was  no doubt, but as a lust .resource ��������� lho  Lord Chancellor directed that, the gold  buiions on his coat should be. weighed  iu'see'it ihe.y complied with the oon-  -ditionu. One of th������m waa found to be  below the prescribed weight, and this  proved to h-a a sufficient reason for  excluding ihe Earl from the ceremony.  Lord Kinsale oi" Ireland and Lord  forester of England, together with the  Master of Trinity College, Cambridge,  possess the privilege of rouiainiug  covered in the pressure of* their sove-  eign and not. removing Choir headgear,  as other subjects aro bound to'do.  4><k~������?������(.$ <>������������������������-* <���������!������.���������������������*<*��������� ���������#������.������-������������������������������������';  I About the Bouse, US'I  FLOWER BABIES.''  There's a queer little cradle in    each  flower,  Whero tho wee seed habioa are sloping,  Though   ho   small,   they 'aro   growing  hour  by' hour,  And the nurse-flowor watch is keeping.  All around.and about are the slamen-  lirees, ;  Whore  the golden pollen cakes are  /      growing,  And  fhe  birds   and  butterflies shake  these trees,  And the seed babies think it is snowing.  But the  snow   in  Flower-land  is yellow snow,  And  the wee seed-baby loves it;  And it eats and eats, and this makes  it grow,  While the nurse-flower  smiles above  it.      '  HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  Eggs may be preserved for a month  by boiling thean one minute or sleeping them for a time in sweet oil.  Writing rendered illegible by age  may be restored by moistening if by  means of a leather with un infusion  of galls'or a solution, of prussiate of  potash slightly acidulated with muriatic acid, being careful to apply the  liquid as to prevent the ink spreading.  The best cement for china is made of  pulverized fli.nl. glass ground well with  the while of an egg. It will stand any  amount of wear.  A sealing wax tor fruit cane is made  from eight ounces of rosin, two ounces  of gum shellac, half an ounce of beeswax. Melt the rosi.n, add the shellac  slowly and afterward fhe beeswax.  This will make a quantity and may be  molted for use when wanted.  Housewives who be,moa.n. the lack of  lustre in their mirrors and windows  should add to the water i.n which they  are washed a generous dash of kerosene. To bo more exact, a pint of water  and three tablespoonfmls of oil will  wash four large windows. First dust  the windows carefully, then rub well  with kerosene and water, wipe with a  cloth a,ud polish  with old newspapers.  Ivory knife handles maybe whitened  and kept so-if they; are occasionally  soaked in alum water. The alum water  moist boil first and t.toen cool. After  tho knives have rcmainod in tho water  ain hour, remove them and brush with  a nail brush, and then allow them to  dry'slowly   in. a wet   linen  towel.  Vanilla extract' may be made at home  by putting In -. a bottle two vanilla  beans, cut.fine,.cover thein' with half  a pisnt of alcohol and half a pint-.61  clear water. In two weeks this very  inexpensive' and satisfactory extract  will bo ready for use.  The oilcloth oh tho kitchen floor is a  frequent source of perplexity, yet there  is a simple way of keeping it clean and  bright; Go over it twice a week with  a flannel wet in warm: water. Then  wipe the floor perfectly dry a,nd afterwards rub it- well with skimi milk.  A mixture of chalk, pumic stone and  common soda well pounded and passed  through a siev&, then made into paste  with water, is excellent for removing  stains from marble. It should be rubbed over the miarble, left for a few  hours, then.'washed off with' suds and  tho surface polished-with-a.soft cloth  a.nd a little sweet oil. .  WINTER:FLOWERS IN PROVIDENCE. ''-,"   ,.<.;...������������������  January as hardly. arrived when  the biudK . the ..mimosa begin to  swell, and by the end of the month  every grove in tho neighbourhood of  Cannes is a blaze of yellow gold. And  in the grounds of villas and chateaux  the flowering shrubs are hardly less  beautiful. Camelias. may. be seen, a  mass of flowers. The golden apples  of the orange show beautifully in the  setting of' its bright green leaves. And  ab for flowers, it is impossible to convey an idea of their abundance and  luxuriance. Visit the flower market  of Cannes or of Nice, and you are dazzled by the prolusion of daffodils and  jonquils, of roses and carnations, of  mignonette and violets, primulas and  pansies, cineraria and heliotrope, anemones, white, crimson and purple���������all  grown in the open air. In some situations cactus and acacia are in full  blaze, and in choice gardens, . like  that of Mr. Ta.rn.bury,' near ���������Meiilone,  the living aloe may be soeu, rearing  its mighty stem in preparation for its  display, and the dead aloe, exhausted  by the flowers of last season, which  are still seen clinging in a withered  state to its dead stem. Of late, years  there has sprung up a new industry  connected with the,trade in flowers.  The postoffice gives facilities for their  transmission, and every. day a profusion of little boxes is sent by visitors  to their friends at home, and larger,  cargoes are sent to flower dealers in  Paris, London, Berlin and other distant places. ,  CURING HAMS.  - Tbe following method of sugat-curing hams has biien used for years with  success: If the hams are large they  will require five or six weeks to tako  .salt, property. Hang them in . the  smokehouse and build your fire of  green kickory, although any wood  that burns slowly, with but little  blaze, will do. Smoke them two or  three wbcIss. Wash each piece clean  in water that is as hot as your hand  will bear and .while damp sprinkle  powdered borax all over tho flesh side  of every piece, and have no fear of  skippers or .insects. Hams hang in  the smokehouse till cured, also shoulders, without even a sack on' them. If  the summer huvP'-ns to bu dry, rewash  anjl put more borax on in Julyl and  August. The taste of the moat is not  injured. Each ham may bo tied up in'  a canvass or paper bag, or they may  be left hanging in a cool, dry place  and will bo found in excellent condition when wanted to use. The meat  is sweet ami juicy and the shoulders  almost  as good as the bams.  PANSIES.  AVhen pansies aro firmly' eslab-  lished, one will bo surprised at  the growth that they will mako.  Thoy are gross feeders and require frequent stimulants; liquid manure carefully applied at the roots increases the size of the blossom'.' Once  a weeJc is not too often to apply this  fertilize and they must be abundantly supplied with waler. Cut every  flower as soon as withered, pick off  the dead, leaves, peg down the straggling branches and you will have a  pansy bed of marvelous beauty. Ia  midsummer it is a good plan to cut  back the plants that came from lho  fall sowing and that blossomed all  spring and summer, and let them  gather strength for, plentiful and  fine autumn blooming. Remember  lhat the. three necessary elements of  a success are: rich soil, a shaded situation  and careful watering.  FRIENDSHIP.  Is there any word in the English  language that is more abused or, misunderstood than the word "friendship?" AsHve use it, it may mean any-  thing" ��������� everything ��������� from deadliest  hate and hottest love, downward to the  zero of complete indifference. But teal  friendship thero is nothing sweeter in  life ��������� and nothing rarer. Friendship  between women is almost impossible  The primary cause is, perhaps, jealousy.  Really, noble attributes in a "woman  counl for so little; she has so long  been made to feel that all good must  come to her through some ono of fhe  opposite sex, and in just such proportion as she is uhle to sway him through  his selflove, that spontaneity in a woman is almost unknown, and noble impulses, h.ive through disuse become  eradicated. She lias been taught that  the end is everything, the means nothing; she is-told to trample upon tho  loving hearts, the fair fame of her sisters if, by so doing, sho can gain her  desire; that others would do the same  were their positions reversed.   -. :;  Damon and Pythias have no complement among the fair sex. If one woman admits a feeling for another ,  warmer than that of mere tolerance,  she is laughed to scorn, and if she still  persists is treated, first/as a rara avis;  later, as something to be avoided. People say to one another: "Men we know  and women we know, but what are  these?" The need of friendship has  always been felt. Aristotle said:, ''Whosoever is delighted in solitude,' is either a wild beast or a god." .By solitude  he did riot mean the absence of a crowd  but the lack of a friend, a olosofriend  ���������a sort of alter ego. The Latins have  an adage which says, "Magna oivifaa,  magna, solitudo"���������a great city, a great  desert. .  The old Roman rulors used to officially appoint a personal1 friend for  themselves, and from, whom they demanded from their subjects-the utmost, respect. This friendl was sometimes Chosen from the very lowest  social ranks, and occasionally became  a serpent that "stung the hand that  warmed it." Sylla, when he commanded Rome, raised,Pompey, through virtue of his friendship, to a height equal  with himself. Pompey afterward successfully competed wilh Sylla for  political honors, and when remonstrated with for his duplicity bade Sylla be  quiet, that "more men adored the sun  rising than the sun setting."  Byron defines friendship as "love  shorn of his wings." He probably had  in mind the friendship between a man  acres to be impossible, and which wo  call  "platonic love."  We have never been able to seo why  friendship between an ' intellectual  man and woman should be an impossibility.' Are wo never to escape from  the bruto that, even after , the millions, of years consumed in our evolution, still clings to us? Aro wo always  to be dragged back by our feet of clay?  Love is selfish and consumes itself  by its own passion. But a friend! ono  to whom you may take griefs, knowing  that they will be lessoned by tho sharing, or joys, knowing that they will  he doubled by participation. Union  strengthens natural action and weakens unnituial action. Thus, joy being a natural feeling,'- is : doubled by  sharing with another, while sorrow,  being an unnatural feeling, is lessened.  If there is an unpardonable sin it  must surely be ihe habit of vulgarize  ing friendship by sneers,and a searching after motives.  NEW STYLE OF PITCHER..,  The new pitcher for serving icea  drinks is an -English invention, and  beautifully presented in both green  and ruby glass. To put ice directly in  the beverage weakens its strength and  flavor. This is obviated by the introduction into tho new pitcher of a gla.������a  inner cylinder, resembling a lamp  chimney as much as anything, with a  silver top and screw cork. In thir lho  cracked ice-lasts u long time, tho drink  poured from the pitcher proper, and  ron������.wed aigain and again as required.  v-J  I:;  -i i  v  j  >������*  sasassi ' ���������  ��������� f                 Zi.        V"!                                    <t                                         omuniinuu^    ������       ^     ���������, inner    cjuuuoi,     luoi;uju!ihjj   n    muii* , SfiigSiB!  MM "Why was it that we never met ;be- keep your eyes wide open    that    they r���������,���������rrtl,   ,m green    kickory,    although    any  wood   chimney as much as anything, with a / mm  iH fore. Mrs. Franklin?   Or, can we truly ������������������'��������������� not "inding THE   FEMININE  VIEAV  OL   J T. uia(;burna    slowly, With    but  little   silver top and screw cork. In thic lho ,1 SB  H say we have not met in thoughtcand And ^ waste    ������������ ���������������. ������������. **������ Mr   Wat         bl-utally-AVhat   makes "J��������� do.     gmoke  them  two or   cracked ice lasts a long time, tho drink <   JM  KI sentiment always? Sure y we must not might  not  disappoint  mm.    tn.u    sue .     Sh    /         small? "'a'-e,   win  uo.     oiuuiv.         .                       poured from   the  pitcher  proper,  and ���������������������!$?������  H meagre our acquaintance by time?" had loft h or sick    ^d suffering    hus- ^"P^  "t^No ;7eot    too. three ���������������***.      Wash-each- piece c.eanj.?           d  ^n  and   again   as   row..-               i         . W  MM It1 was at a party, given in honor of band-tins  man, I act  talked   to cu  oi i-      ���������                            /, in water that is as hot as your hand   ed. -   WB&8  ��������� John  Franklin's three   months'   bride, women    as    something    too    holy    to huge.               .                i } flB  1 i is 's  I  "Youi    wife,    Thornton?      AVhy, ii  seems,  only   yefcteiduy   you   weie  l.ii  rying  my   books   to  school    What   do  boys know of   love ?"  And Nellie Rivets- glanced innoc.cn t-  lyi up into the face of him she addressed���������as innocently as though sho hud  not known foi many a month the question ju.st put to her had been tioin  ling on  hit* eager lips  A hot flush dyed Thornton M.ij 's  cheelcs at her words The last sentence tut like a knife, a flash of anger leaped into tho dark eyes, a moment before so tendeily passionate, as  r ho answeied  quickly.  " I am hoiu. to talk of a man's love,  not a boy's I am tuenly-six, full  eight jcais your senior, Nellie; but,  this is subleifuge on your part, and  all unwoithy of you Answei me, dai-  ling, toll me you will be my wife,  will place youi happiness into my  keeping, to guaid for  ever moie I"  "How pieftily you lalk, Thornton1  IL'teads just like a sloiy book Really,  I'd soaico expect one of youi yeais���������  Now don't be angiy, but you have taken me so by surpuse, I haidly know-  how to reply���������except, Thoi nton, 1 believe I won't think of it just now, if  you don't mind I am afiaid youi age  would weigh too heavily on your shoul-  deis to buiden them with any added  weight."  And the laughing voice had in it a  ring of morkeiy, which ga,ve to ever}  woid   an  added   'ling.  "Flirt I health 1" burst in a  muttered whisper fiom the young  man's  white  lips.  Then he lose, with a dignify which  seemod suddenly to have sprung into  Ajfe.  "1 will not, then, detain you longor, Miss Rivets , but when anothei man  offeis you an honest love, sealed by  his name, will you not lomeimber that  ti uo women wound when a wound is  nccessaiy, if not with tegiet, at least  with caie that the spear-lhiusf go no  deeper than the case demands 1 1 shall  go abroad to study my ait, to remain  indefinitely, and &inco I shall not  again see you, I will now bid you  good-by 1"  And, withoul even extending his  hand, with simply a low bow of coui-  tes-y, bo left her, she sitting motionless, the echo of tho closing ol tho out-  tsido dooi tinging in her eais strangely   like  a knell. i  ��������� m m m m m  ' 'If you would wreak revenge upon  a woman, first gain her heart; then  she is til youi  meicy."  Fom yeais had wrought but littlo  change  m   the   young   man   who   had  heart," ho added, all unconscious of  the ffiay eyes watching his figure till  ill was blurred by a mist of tears, while  ui sobbing ciy broke from the red, parting lips  " How cold, how indiffoient he has  'grown Surely he never could have  loved mo, while I������������������ah I Thornton, how  many many times I have piayod lhat  I might forget you I"  ��������� * ������ ��������� ���������       *  "They say Thornton May is engaged AVhat wonderful strides he has  made in his  ai t'"  " AVondeiful indeed. But who is tho  fortunate winner  of such  a prize?"  "A Spanish gill, whom he met  abroad. His last picfuie, about which  every one is laving, is said to be her  counterpart."  Such was the idle conversation at  an evening party thieo months later,  which fell upon Nellio Rivers' listening ear.  She  had seen  the pictui o of which  "How dare you?" she cried. "How  date you come, b'ack? Did you wnnl an  added ttiumph? AA'.is- it nof enough to  taunt mo with the past, to show me  how gladly you, would recall it, out  that you should, add this to fhe tale  you will pour into the ears of your  Spanish bride?'  Impetuously, eagerly, the woids  hursL from her trembling lips, ho to  whom they wnre addressed standing  transfixed.  His revenge was in his hands at  last. Tho moment hid come to mock  hor as she had moLked him; but suioiy  the light growing in his eyes had no  mocking ray, as he clasped the sobbing  girl close'  to  his heart  "Is this tiue,c my dirling?" ho said,  "and has oui game been cioss-puiposes  all this weaiy time^ O Nellie, my pude  would have kept me, but 1 forgot I  had learned the lesson long ago���������a  ! lesson whose sweet teachings will  1 guild all my futuie life."  iv ,        _,      ,    -, .   .   ,   r       Thins  with   lip   piessed   to  lip,   and  thoy  spoke    The   lovely   painted   face heart,  her sobs now sobs of  )Xl^���������������nriPv1 bf>0re iT"ih8 nn������' happiness, Thornton May wreaked Lis  laughing  mouth,   the    delicate    nose,  _���������*,..__  the passionate, luminous eyes, the hair f rovo'"Be-  rippling in dark waves, over the low,    " *"  white  brow,   making   the  perfect,  bewitching  whole  And this was the meaning of his  indifference, when sho -would havo  made atonement forr the past���������for the  folly of a girl, who did not know herself, and who had learned tho lesion  only through "four years of bitter suffering,  of which   this  was  tho end  "Dreaming, Miss Nellie, and alone I  AVhit does this mean ?"  If was his voice which broke upon  hor reverie, his eyes resting on her,  fiom -whom, nt any cost, she must hide  tho  truth I  QUEEE MARINE VOYAGES,  MUCH     VALUABLE     INFORMATION  MADE BY "BOTTLE PAPERS."  Set Afloat by Vl< inl-,l> lo I'iucp Out Hi ���������  Klvci", ol lhc <>( r.ui���������!.xli:icls S-ruui  I hr-ir I.������������ Itoolts.  People m this country can hardly  conceive the importance lhat tho  com so and temperature of the Gulf  Stream  have upou  the entiro climate  noilh and longitude 17 west, diirct-  ly eisi of Newfoundland and ,i 1 tile  moio than one-lh rd oi ihe way fiom  then- lo the Irish (oasn Not until M.rv  22, 1807, was tins messanger heaid  fiom and then the woid came fiom a  small island in the West Indies, just  noi lb of H.iyxi  rJ lie bol 1 lo evidently waicui led into  the southern edge of the Gulf Sdeam,  when .1 slowly but surelv dnfied lo  tho eastward unlil beyond lhe A/oies,  whei u bote to the south; then, cuiv-  mg to tho southwest off tho coast of  Africa, it sailed on b^foto tho northeast "tiades" and once more across  the Atlantic to Ibis little island,  averaging four nnd one-half m.lcs a  day  SLOW  IN ITS  TRAVELS.  Anothoi bottle cast adrift on May  27, 18%, from lhe Yenetia in latitude  47 noilh and longitude 45 west, S78  days later was picked up on the south-  em coast of Iceland, twelve hundred  miles from the low jverjge rate of  a  little more than  thiee miles a day  A fh.rd bottle was sot adrift from  the Nautilus on November 15, 189(5,  close to the Can n y Islands, off t ho  northwest coast of Africa Crossing  the gieat trop'cil ocean in tho "trade  wind bolt," this bottle wont coursmg  along between the islands of (ho  AArindward gioup and across the Caribbean Sea lo the coast of the English  colony of Bolve, just south] of Yucatan, llmosl within the Gulf of Me\i-  co The date of f nding, March 2G,  1898, shows an interval of 498 days, and  as the d stance covered was about 4,-  700 miles, the bottle drifted on an  aveiage nearly ten miles per day  A study of lhe government chart indicated tint the summer and fall flow  of  the Gulf Stream is usuillv to  lho  loft his'native land to find elsewhere   keeping    such '���������'a'" secret from    your  'I am glowing old," she answered,  lightly    "Like  youi self,   I    have    put, ������* AVostern Eu.i ope, unt.l they leah/e ,,.,,,,,_,.,,  away   childish   things,   though,  unlike   that  Scotland coirosponds in latitude   "o^heast,  ind (h s lands the bottle in  you, I have not assumod fresh respon-  t0  oul   northern  Lab     " "     '    ' ' uitudes  sibilities, upon which, by the way, I  believe you are to be congiatulated,  tlthough  you hardly   deserve  it    for  forgetf ulne^s, and .who now stood once  more upon its shores,  with this sentence���������a  piece  of   advice  picked   up  in  ,.     some book on his .foreign travel���������ring-  !-������������������ ing in his oars.  An added shade of bronze was On  his cheeks, the broad shoulders were a  trifle broader; the dark eyes wore a  more 'earnest: look;, tho long, silken  mustache drooped more heavily. This  - ,w;as all; In all otse^ Thornton May  was unchanged outwardly. Within no  eyo can penetrate.  Bu>. as once more the sentence rose  before him,  his  eyes  kindled  and   ho  .   Baid aloud:.'".'".".-,.'.'':-'        -,.'.,,���������':  ": Revenge  is sweet."  - :  " Four years have hot failed," ho add  ed to himself, " to teach the folly ol  tho past."   '   ���������'.    .,  " If you .would wreak revenge upon  'a woman, first make her love you."  Ah, this was the work left him, this  the .sweet-revenge���������to gain the heart  which once had mockingly trampled  on his own, then show her how worthless was the prize.  Once more he stood in the library  which had; witnessed,' so long ago, the  scene branded upon his memory. AVas  it possible-it still had power U> burn,  a|s! he strode, with impatient steps, up  and down, waiting the .moment'of M'iss  Rivers'-: entrance? .'.-.'  She had sent for him. Purposely he  had'waited until she should do so,���������until tho message should come asking if  his old .friends  had  boen  forgotten.  But tho door opened. His reverie  was interrupted, as, glancing up, ihe  slight graceful figure, which in spito  of himself had entered so often into  his dreams, stood before him.  ���������Tho years had added to her loveliness, -but deepened the roso upon her  cheeks, but lent a softened brilliancy  to the dark gray eyes, which rested  bo  reproachfully   upon   bim.  " AVhy did you make mo send for  you ?" sho asked.  Once   more    the    low,   sweet    voice  thrilled him With its old magic power;  but, remembering the part he had  to  A play, ho put his weakness behind him  ais lie answered :-..  " Four  years make    many changes,  Miss Nellie.   I did  not know I should  still find a place  in your memory."  ��������� ' " You  have   grown   older I"  she   ex-  -'. claimed, unthinkingly.  " Ah, I havo put away boyish things  since I last saw you, Miss Rivers."  Tho hidden meaning of the words  rang through his tone, and scarlet  crept up to the white temples; but  no other-sign betrayed her, aud so for  an hour they chatted on concerning  the paist, one portion of which both  no carefully avoided.  " As heurlivss a flirt as ever!" he soliloquized as he descended the step?,  \ remembering her glnnrc of welcome.  which seemed to say .-o 'much, us in  the olden timo it. (old fhe. tse.lf-samo.  Story. "Tho man who wrote, his wise  advice should have given us some, other wcwjpon for women who possess no1  friends."  " You- speak in enigmas. Of what do  you speak?"    .'.''���������'  "If so ,it is a Spanish enigma, and  painted in very lovely characters, how-  ever cabalistic I bey may be."  ; " Oh 1" a sudden light breaking in  upon him, "you speak of my picture.  And does ' rumor give her to me as  niy bride ?. I am indeed, then, open  to your congratulations. But come, as  I am not yet a benedict, may I not  have this waltz 1"   ���������'-,,-'���������'-..'    - '      '  "And this is my revenge ?" thought  Thornton May, as a few hours later he  sat alone in his bachelor apartments,  moodily surveying tho dying embers  in the-grate.' "I, who fancied her voice  could no longer thrill, or her beauty  move me, havo but riveted the' chains  I thought: struck off from me forever.  To-night: how-differently shocongrat-  ulated me upon my supposed engagement I Had things been different, how  charmingly my pretty model, might  have helped out my plan ! I will put  the ocean between us, ere in my weakness, I once more give her the right  to mock me."  "Going away, Mr. May? Have you  tried so soon of your old friends that  j'ou must desert them? But I forget-  some  one is  waiting   for you."  In spite of herself, a thrill " of sadness rang through iho girl's lone. She  had known that this must corns, yet  tbe shock was none the less keen..  radoi, and that  sunny Spain would otherwise bs subject lo all the rigors of a Canadian  winter. ���������<"''���������. ���������   -  In order to search out the bounds  as Well as the origin! of"this mighty  river of warm' water" that runs  steadily but silently through the ocean  the .'government has resorted to what  aro known as "bottle papers," and by  their use much valuable information  has been obtained. Thrown over in  the aid of science, these bottle incased  papers, go drifting about hither and  thither, but always taking the direction of some weir defined ocean current, which carries them along slowly  but surely on their secret mission.  : -; DRIFT OF G U LE STREAM.  ���������A car study of this'drift shows  the course of the Gulf Stream. AAlth.  the Gulf of Mexico for a starting  point,'this singular river flows around  the southern extremity of Florida,  then northward along the coast and  inside', the Bahama- Islands, spreading out as it goes, but always maintaining a certain well defined limit,  which is easily lold.by the' temperature of the water and lhe. cold walls or  currents  on  either, side.  At an average rate of-two knots per  hour, it sweep's by Cap.; Hutteras, then,  veering to the' nunheust, flows stead-  "Ycs,"    he   answered.;"! must   once lly onward until if reaches ihe- Hanko  more say good-by; but  this time. Miss ; nf -������r      .   ���������    ,.   . ..    . ..        .  Nellie, I hope you will add God-speed! j U *���������������������io������������tIi������������������lr Here it turns more  I have not forgotten our last parting, { t0 lhe eastward, but, spreading out  though I hope my folly has longcer.s-j like an immense fan, it skirts ihu died    to    he    remembered.      You    wero ; Cire coasst of 'Europe and  iif feci s  the  presumption, : ���������,-  .   , ���������   ,- . ���������  r        - --'! climufe^as   nulore  mentioned.  right.   It    was    a boy's  and I   must thank you for my lesson    .    ,,    .  This was almost more than she could j Tlle upper half, turning sharply to  boar. For a moment tears shimmer- | the north, reacluis the coast, ot Scot-  od'in the dark -eyes, a sob rose in her, lail(1   .lIul   js;0,-v,a^  ancl   evon   u.,:1.uui.  The    shoi-t-s   pi' England,    Ireland and  Manv other "bottle pipers" have  been found and their records koj't,  but w.th few exceptions thoy follow  the same -general course of those mentioned, some turning up in Iceland or  Norway, others on the. coasts of Ireland, Scotland and England, while still  others land in Holland, France, Spain,  the north western coast of Africa, and  even along the, shores of the West: Indian Islands and  the Gulf of Mexico.  AN INTERESTING TRIO.  Perhaips the most interesting of all  is the record of those, "bottle papers"  numbered 91, 95 and 96, launched from  the'-'."Dago October 29, 1897, when the  ship was in 52'deg. north latitude and  ���������full five hundred miles east of St.  Johns,  N.  F.  As tnis position is close t:o the dividing line between 'the , Arctic current, and th'e Gulf Stream, ��������� where the  falter curves to the northward, those  three companion voyugers- may have  taken a trip to the Arctic regions  and back before drifting well into the  easterly flow of the Gulf current and  setting .out on''their voyage to the  coast of Europe.  Day after day they _went "bobbing"  along, and al! brought up in the comparatively abort space of four months,  each ou a different island, but so close  together as to indicate the same general drift, On the same day, February 28. 1S98, No. 95 and No. 915 were  fouvK" after an interval of 122 days,  each covering a distance, of twelve  hundred miles. iYJthough - going  ashore on the Hebrides, off tho -west  coast of Scotland, thoy stranded ou  different islands. No. 91 made a  somewhat longer voyage, as if was not  found until March 7, a littlo further  to. flu* northeast, on ono of the Orkney   Uiiaiids.  throat; but she answered,  bravely:  "lb is T who should rather ask your  pardon Cor the idle vanity of a girl  who knew not the meaning of her; own  words, but who through them has been  the only sufferer; Good-by, Mr. May,  aud God-speed!" '  She the only sufferer! AA'hat could  she mean?  For a moment a wild hope crossed  his mind, to be extinguished the nexf,  as he glanced into lho calm face, and  the. eyes from whence all trace of tears  had'fled; but at the hull door, a moment later, be paused  Franco are washed by the middle portion, while the .southern branch,makes  a big curve to the soulh, touchingand  going to the east ward of lhe Azores or  Wesleru Islands.  Off it he'northwestern coast of Africa .if turns' more and more to the  westward ana flows all tho way back  across the Atlantic as a return currant. Then passing.between the many  islands of the Windward- group, it enters the Caribbean Sea and finally the  He   would   return,    to   disabuse her  mind of thid  idle  folly of his  engage- j Gulf of Mexico, from which it  origin  ment.      So  again  crossing    the    hall,    a'r'y started.  and mounting" the stairs, he stood up- 'I'he lenglh of a voyage made' by  on the threshold of the room he had I these "bottle, pa pars" depends much on  loft so short a    timo before.:    But, oh. | where,    they    are    thrown    overboard  DON'T flEUKVlS THE^ MIRROR.  A mirror is by no means always a  faithful portrayer of likeness, and the  statement that,the "mirror tells tho  truth*' is nof to be. relied upon. As  a matter of fact a looking-glass makes  one look -worse than one really is. The  hair is always slightly wrong in tone,  and the eyes not correct in color, and  the complexion is libelled. In fact,  the tone of the complexion is influenced entirely by the hangings of the  room, the window shades and the  strength of light. Then it is impossii  bio to assume n natural expression  when looking into a glass. Tho eye  can be obsorvod in only one position,  und tho eye controls, for tho most part  the facial expression.  how changed!  Down upon her. face lay lhe figure  of Che. girl who had haunted him all  these ye-rrK. while sob after sob racked hor frame.. '   ���������   I  "Nellie!" he said, und at his voice  she sprang in an instant to her feet.  some making long cruises and others  very short''ones. One of these papers,  found after 994 dayH, or nearly three  years, had a drift of more, than forty-  five,   hundred  miles  to  its  credit.  On September 1, 1891, it was thrown  from  the  Breme.rhnve.n. in  latitude. -19  NOW A! PROPER TERM..  Now, that the .Countess of Warwick  has opened her needlework shop in  Uond street, London, she can with justice lay claim to being a genuine  " saleslady." Her establishment so far  has been crowded with the members  of nobility, and each visitor has made  a purchase of some sort, whether it was  needed or not.  II II i lit  Children are fond ofsuiprbes The  suuk. may be said of adults, especially  when they are laying down lemporan-  1} the caies of life and being childien  igun "just joi to-night." Christmas  nuil ib pleasing to both gieat and  lh\v goocies .md gifLs ihey Iind within  tin ill���������to the fotinei because it is a  clevei Uevice, to Lho latter becuube of  it  An oi inge will seive as an adinir-  ibUi example hecaube nJ ib easy to  make anil pietly to look at. For its  U-50 oiangL coloied cloth���������that having  a Mppied suiface, like mummy cloLh���������  will most ilosely imitate tho leal  fiuit Foi each oiange cut foui of  five oval sections, pointing tno ends.  A ieal oiange may bo used d-i a patten) by cutting the peel in boclioiis in  lhe oidiimy cianner fiom the btem  point to the opposite centei, removing  it and using one section by which lo  cut out the cIolIi sections- Join all  thebc sections together, leaving, how-  evei an opening between the adjoining edges of two of them through  winch to insert lhe ctndj, toy or other  gift ii is to contain A gieen cord  stein by which to suspend it, if desired, may then be added. Pioltior still  appeals thisYiuit .f a leaf or two of  aitificial or real foliage is attached.  'ihe same idea can be earned out in  vanous kinds of fiuit, peais, apples  and bananas being veiy piellily made  ol smooth fabucs, with the foimer two  tinted io imitate tL- i osy cheeks of the  leal fruit Peaches made of pale buff  w*������ei may have painted cheeks and  look veiy natural Lemons, lomatoes  and cue umbeis may be added to ihe  collection in the \vj.y of variety,  though childien will not be specially  attiacted  by thorn.  A Chi istmas feature much enjoyed  by children and often indulged in by  adulta is a Chustmas pie, in which) is  concealed trinkets, toys and kmck-  knackb foi general distribution Tho  pu' may bo "made" by placing tbo  trifles designated in a large basin or  pan, as tho number of them demands,  fiist attaching to each one end of a  btini������ two or thiee feel long To the  othai ends of these sLungs should bo  fastened tiny bows of bright, pietty  ribbon.  the "ciust" of a Chustmas pie is  sometimes made of tissue papei, sometimes of bran, either one presenting  tho appearance or rich, vvell-hi owned  pustiy. If the 'ciust" is to be of  tissue paper the stungs must be ai-  langed all aiound tho basin so that  the nbbon bows will fall just over the  rim and sit up aiound it when tho  "ctust" is laid on and fucked in all  round. Or thib style of "ciust" may  hive fancy openings in the shape oi  stars, leaves, vines or flowois cut in  it, and thiough theso from the under  side may pass the ends of the strings  that are fastened to bows.  'J he othei "crust" is foimed of a  thick layer of bran scattered over the  contents oi tho pio to conceal them  and the strings oi cords, only the rib-  bows of w hich appear on the surface,  for all the world like tulips and cio-  cuses All aiound this pie will be a  vvieath of holly or- some pretly Christmas green. c \  The pie is passed, or if it- very large  it is placed on the middle of the supper table or on a small table in the  center of the room. Each guest  selects a bow, pulls the string, and out  comes his plum'in the shape of a pretty  ei������t. ���������' ', .-������������������  A jolly ending to a Christmas party  and one enjoyed by young and old is  called the hanging stocking. A huge  stocking is prepared two or three days  before Christmas from tissue paper,  the parts being seourely pasted togethl  or. A good plan is to cut one half  of the stocking an inch, larger all  round than the other half.' 'Then lap  the extra width over on .the smaller  side and paste it down. This will pi e-  vont the unfinished appearance resulting from pasting two edges together,  and besides will prove more durable.  The stocking .is filled with light  toys, trinkets and trifles, and hung  from the coiling; Each guest, in turn,  is blindfolded, given a light cane or  rod, turns three times . around and  then is told to advance and hit tho  bag. Many are the misses, as every  one who has ever'attended a donkey  party will surmise. The first hit,  however, breaks the bag, and the contents come tumbling down. A scramble for,them ensues, and everybody  comes forth smiling, whether successful  in  securing  a    souvenir or not.  ���������Another ending to Christmas festivities is the securing'of the prize toy.  A fine toy is fastened upon the wall  and fired at with a paper dart, a tiny-  how and arrow or a putty gun. A  score is kept, and should no one actually hit the toy, it is given io the  one whose shot is nearest it. Of  course, the first hit secures the toy! to  the marksman firing the shot. Second  and' third prizes may bo put up if" iho  hostess thinks well of.' the suggestion.  Hole-in-the-wall prize is conducted  on the "blindfold'' plan. A square of  pasteboard with a hole in tho center,  five oo six inches in diameter, is fabt-  oued, upright, in front of a prize loy,  Three "turn arounds" and ono thrubt  are allowed each caudidate. Tbe. ..  chances of winning are aboul even  with those of hitting the' hanging '  stocking.  ��������� This method of distributing gifts is  most pleasing to little folks, for it, is a  sort of hide-and-seek game. A large  spider is bought, or fashioned at home;  and hung from the chandelier. - fts  back is hollowed to hold a spool. ��������� Ui  which are attached many gilt and  silver cords.  Each child "is given a cord and told  that at the end of if. she will discover  something thnt she likes or wants. In,  arranging the web these cords havo  been carried in and uiit and round  about rooms and furniutre, and up  stairs and down, and the ends finally  anchored in some corner or out-of-the  way place. Tho following of those  cords'.is great fun, and the "find" at  the end always greatly appreciated.  are reiqaarod.  US  r ---'I   ���������  Ss*  m  -   -/    '.'������ ���������"M".*  .."   "���������'*." .���������'"I*    ',   "���������,..*"���������  ��������� ."  "   A*-"-'   ������' rVT"~J"S    -* ii������?VOB    l -, ^ _-^���������?w^_-   JU   .^^ jyjT,-. j^-yvij, f p^y, __.._ r-F--'T"T""'"-"*,T"^ ~^  ������  MA   > ��������� b.  > I ���������������������������uJt   < I Vi  '. 1.-1  ���������y" THE MINING REVIEAV���������SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1899.  ZEbeflDininolReview  SATURDAY, OKi'.EMUEH '.), IS',)'.).  AVI1KRE TJIEOARKION IS TJ1KUE  WILL HE THU RAVlvNS.  Already, anticipating the defeat of  the Semlin-govermno.nt, 'as soon as tho  House hieets,  there are looming up in  tho horizon  in every direction  aspirants   for.. p:.rliiiinent.   Some  ot"   thr 111  have little to recommend them beyond  their own ambit-ion jolliers have made  a ��������� littlo money -in mercantile pursuits,  through' mining  deals   or iii- similar;  avenues', aud; as ii result' they consider j COlighs anclcblds  themselves   equal' io   anything   that'    1_   " ���������"���������- -'���������-1"--" '��������� ���������  may he required of 11 member of parliament in a young country.   You will  again frequently hear it said' that the i  man who makes a success of his ownllL^^A������������..Cure'co''s-tiP"',tio11'.biliousness, sick  '- headache-and   dyspepsia.     Every  Better stop that  cough now with  a few closet; of  D r. Wood's  Norway Pine  Syrup than let  it run on to end  perhaps in Bronchitis,, Pneumonia or Consumption. It's  avvonderfulhing  healing remedy  that cures the  Avcrst  kinds   ol  when others tail  Price  ;c. e  & 50c  Se������0 Wood's  Koirway  PEne  Syrup.  All dealers.  business is just the mini to make a  success of parliamentary business.  There may be nothing more open to  question than this. Men are not  created alike, and the talent that may  enable a man to make a success of a  general store, a mine, or a medical  field, may not be suflicient to give the  possessor a full grasp of tbe require-  in cuts of a. young province like this,  growing by bounds and leaps in all  divisions of its many and diversified  interests. It is an absolute certainty  that tbe province has now outgrown  the legislative machinery in which it  has Leon cradled to tbe present. If  the country does not improve on its  " representatives, it need not look for an  an improvement in its legislative sur-  surroundings that aro certainly hundi-  caping its growth anil development.  As we enumerated in an article last  week, this province possesses untold  quantities of natural diversified wealth  ���������resources that will never be devel-  owecl bj- a representation of men who  have never looked beyond the amassing of means for themselves in tbe  ordinary every clay business opportunities. It is of -infinitely more importance that the province should now  have broad-minded, well-read, experienced representatives to devise laws  to develop its resources, bring in the  necessary capital, industry and mechanical skill to make it what nature  designed it to be, than that it should  have them a century hence, when it  will have been placed properly on its  feet and going abend in its net ol developed prosperity.  AVe repeat again; if the people of the  pretent, who are here for tbe purpose  of milking homes for themselves and  their families, take .the right view ol  this matter, they will sail clear of the  self-seeking, self-sacrificing aspirant,  living ih'his own importance, and seek  the men of experience, breadth of  mind, possessors'of resource, wherever  found, and select them for their repre-  ,   seutntives.  There   is   no questioning   the   fact  that this is most especially a  critical  period in the history of the   province'"'  Apart from   its -needs for capable men  to properly hanc'lo its unfolding  capabilities,  it is, 'in the  hands  of men  who are for personal advancement resorting   to tlio' most dangerous^of all  expedients,  creating a strife, if not a  war, between capital and labor.' Of all  -..'  provinces in  Confederation this is essentially   a country   that requires to  husband, in the highest degree of mil-  : tu'ui respect, absolute harmony between  both.   Our legislation should all be of  a class  to allay all grounds for suspicion of had faith of the one in the other,  that both may work band in hand  in  tbe highest degree of respect in each  one for the well being of the other ; but  .   it is deeply  to be deplored that at the  present the very reverse of this is the  -    case.    In moat cases  the  representatives, and would-bc-represcntativcs are  endeavoring to set. these elements  at  each others throats, that they personally may profit thereby!   It is the development of tbe country and the best  means of opening up its resources thnt  should first impress the elector and determine" bis choice in the selection of  biB representative.  headache iind dyspepsia. Every  a jini^cii IJ'H puaraiiteed perfect and to act  iLallU ETLaTt witi,out any griping-, weakening or  Br sickening effects.   25c. at all dru������-  ctSLLS n-ists.  politicians. Consumers arc everywhere clamoring for cheap products,  often, though not always, the result of  low wages for labor, and machinery is  everywhere stepping in to supply the  popular demand. It is,, ol* course, a  stisfactory circumstance to note that  as a result of improved machinery and  flic crush of other circumstances, for  which the popular demand is to some  extent responsible, that the demand9  of labor are constantly declining  through the gratiually declining c&st of  living. But all the same, even if circumstances did- not tend to increase  our millionaires, labor would increase,  and employment for it intensifies the  problem. The necessary fields for it  cannot be increased by labor itself���������  they can only be found by the operations of .capital. How necessary then  that both should always act iu unison  and'harmony.  Capital is always seeking fields for  operation at a profit, and the more  such fields are widened thelarger becomes the area for the employment' of  abor. There is no gainsaying that.  Restrict.capital in ������ne direction so. it  cannot be operated at a profit, and it  will seek- other fields for investment.  Labor must, therefore," follow it or languish, and the means to follow are not  always readily available. . The advancement of any country depends on  these circumstances. If capital can be  satisfactorily employed in a given  country, the influx of labor is consequent, and with the'latter revenues,  the result of consumption, tlie mainspring of progressive growth and substantial development. England has  capital, and'for-a long, portion of its  history at least, contented labor, and as  a result ithas manufactures to sell and  cash te loan to the world.  This,, it''appears' to The Review, is an  object lesson for the legislators present  and future of British Columbia. As  we have pointed out in previous issues,  nature hats done its share-for this province iu giving it,a line climate, large  areas of 11g1k-11llur.1l, fruit growing and  ranching hinds, fiab in abundance���������all  to Riipplv the physical needs of a large  and varied population ; and inexhaustible supplies of all classes of minerals;  to keep that population employed in  mining and manufactures. To bring  about production in these ways is the  task of all tasks for our-legislators now  and for time to coi.'.o. Legislation to  handicap either capital or labor is, on  tho face of it, a mistake as it drives  the affected element into other channels, and we must have the contented-  operation of the one as well as the contented operation of the other, if wc are  to have the much'desired results.   To  restrict capital here means to drive it  into other fields for investment, and to  throw impediments in' the way'of labor  means to drive it where, cost ol living  and other circumstances considered, it  can be employed 10 better advantage.  As we said at the outset, labor is on  the increase from mitum! results, and  intensified because of the enlargement  and improvement of machinery to  bring down the cost of production, and  the problem is the best means of making 'provision for iLe employment. In  our own mining districts, it is only in  developed properties that it can be  employed to any great extent; and our  mining laws are too restrictive to encourage investment and development  to any perceptible extent. Thus in  the laws passed, ostensibly at tho request of the miners, to husband labor  there are the seeds sown that must prevent in many instances, and retard in  all, the very development upon which  future, labor employment must mainly  depend. The law may temporarily  meet the sympathy of the element in  whose interest it was passed; but by  driving capital into other channels, it  must strangle' our growth and prevent  ultimately the labor employment for  which natural progress is so distinctly  making demands.  ANOTHER UNION.  Nelson carpenters  have organized  a  union'and done some things wise and  some otherwise.   They are demanding  a nine-hour day, to which no fair man  can object, providing picsent work tinner cnntiact   is   excepted.   To ask  a  contractor to give a nine-hour day who  based .his.tender.on' a  ten-hour day is  unfair to him and may often result in  serious   consequences.     Tbo wage of  i?3 50 a day was adopted, and if this applies   to fair average men only, it certainly is nob too high, but if it applies  to indifferent workmen  it is unfair to  workmen and contractor alike; as some  carpenters  are well worth S-1.00,  even  for a nine-hour clay, while others, who  may have worked many years at it, are  worth little, more than half the money.  We think, however, that it is a piece  of impertinence to compel contractors  to employ none but union labor.   Is it  coming  to;' this   that   some   of   the  best men  in  their resfjectivo  callings  are to'bo   driven ' out   of it,   or' out  of tbe country altogether,   merely because  they do not feel disposed to join  the unions?   "Unions arc   in some respects  very serviceable   to labor, but  the   law   ought certainly   to   prevent  rashness of-this description.   Supposing  this thing   was carried out in all  branches as well as carpentry, where  would it end ?   The mine owner who  did  not', feci disposed to join a   mine  owners  association, though willing to  pay the highest wages in the country,  would be forced to shut up   his mine,  and the   farmer of Manitoba and  the  Territories,   who was not disposed to  join the   farmers' institutes  would be  driven  out of his  calling because   he  would be prevented from selling or disposing   of his  products.     Unions  are  perfectly justified   in fixing wages in  line   with   the   labor market   for the  time being, but they should never demand good wages for  inferior men, or  pass regulations depriving men of the  means of earning their livings at their  chosen callings, or passing regulations  tending   to   depopulate   the   country.  This is  too heavy a dose for the prosperity of any country.  "You'.will'- find enclosed'thirty-one  one-cent stamps for one of Dr. Pierce's  Medical Advisers, cloth bound," writes  James E. Crampton, Esq., of Sharps-  burg, Washington Co., Md. "'This book  is for a .friend of mine who is using  your 'Golden Medical Discovery,' and I  cannot praise your medicine too highly.  I was in business in/Baltimore and had  rheumatism for three mouths ; couldn't  walk at all. I tried the best doctors I  could get, but they did me no good. I  took three bottles of Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery and it cured me  sound. I came home to Sharpsbnrg,  and there were three cases of different  diseases. I advised the patients to use  Dr. Pierce's medicines, which they didy  aud all- were cured."  ������ Golden Medical Discovery" contains  no alcohol, cocaine, nor other narcotic.  Free. Dr. Pierce's Common Sense  Medical Adviser, 100S pages, is sent free  ou receipt of stamps to pay expense of  customs and mailing only: Send, 31 one-  cent stamps for the book bound in paper,  or 50 stamps for cloth - binding, to' Dr.  R. V. Pierce/Buffalo, N. Y.  niNINQ STOCKS  AUD OTHER INVESTMEHTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  arris  ' SANDON, B. C.  This darig-cjrous Blood Disease  always cured by Burdock  '  Blood BiLtGrS,  Most people are aware how  serious a disease Erysipelas is.  Can't rout it out of the system  with ordinary remedies.  Like other dangerous blood  diseases, though, B.B.B. can  cure it every time.  Read what Rachel Pattern,  Cape Chin, Bruce Co.,> Ont.,  says:  "I wish to state that I used Burdock Blood Bitters for Erysipelas in  my face and genera! run down state  of my health. I tried many remedies but all failed to'.,cure. I then  tried B.B.B. Two bottles ' nearly  cured me and four bottles completely  cured me."  **&& ���������**"KP-<3B������. OKA*-  The machinery is the best lobe had in the country���������  the, workmen are all experienced,���������so that nothing but  tho best work is turned out. ;jiTl! ^^"3       C^Zm-  Orders from a distance solicited.  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and are promptly returned.  Some   cough  smother the cough.  CAPITAL AND LABOR.  That the labor problem is the most  important one coming before the legislatures of the world at the present  time, and one that is to occupy much  ol" their attention in the future, is a  fact that no one will attempt to deny.  To deal with it skillfully is a matter  that is engaging the attention of the  brightest minds. In short the regret is  thnt it is not left exclusively to the  cleverest meii of the world instead of  becoming the ball at the toes of the  mixtures  But thq  next breeze fans it into life  again.  Better put the cough out.  That is, better go deeper  and smother the fires of inflammation. Troches cannot do this. Neither can  plain cod-liver oil.  But Scott's Emulsion caa.  The glycerine soothes and  makes comfortable; the hy-  pophosphites give power and  stability to the nerves; and  the oil feeds and strengthens  the weakened tissues.  jjoc. and Si.00, all druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, Toronto,  There are a few things about this  country of which our legislators appear to be lamentably ignorant or  which they intentionally overlook.  The first is that the country wants  mines as well as miners���������that in fact  without the one the other is impossible. The second is that mining is  more developed across the lines thaii  it is here, and that in many instances  development has shown larger ore  bodies over there than it has here,  which demonstrates that at the same  scale of wages mines can be worked  cheaper over there than here. The  third thing is that our tariff operates  seriouslv against operations here���������that  many of our necessary supplies are  subjected to duty, as well as our product'when sent across the lines to be  smelted, and a further Canadian duty  when returning after smelting and re-  lining. All these things are fast driving Canadian and English capital to  the States. Under the circumstances  our provincial laws should all be in the  direction of encouraging investments  here, and operations after investment,  instead of-handicapping by vexations,  compulsory. eight-hOur laws and the  like, as has'been the practice for  years past.  Contractors v  and'Builders.  Factory opposite the:C. P. R. freight shed.  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  P.O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings ou hand or to order  on short notice.  Dealers iii Rough and Dressed Lumber,*'  v Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  SANDON, B.C.  OAu  Dry Goods! ^y <ms Dry  "We have just received a large shipment from the east.  "new dress-patterns.". hew fancy silks.  .newflqnnelett.es.    new eiderdown.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health Brand) Underwear.  We also carry a full line of Carpels, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  Curtains and Window Shades.  The Mining Mew,  f  1,;  I;  ���������.&���������������������������  i  I  I1  '!'���������  ft:  I.  ':\J  %���������  tt;i:������;!iJE������!;ii:EiJi:i*!S������;s;i:!{iiU]!iti::ti:i(>i!i;f:;;:E!iTi3{s;jit j(ii.'J3tiiiiiiiiii3U!iiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittiiiiiii(iiiiiii]iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiKi(iiiiic  <__  V*  m:  m/si  SSj^s***^*  ' I  -TU* ^-' j^r-^ "-ST- ~ ir-Tr --T;������T^  , -   r-      ��������� ���������������     -j >      S  11 II    i.    J *" I  "*a?  m THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9,  1899.  ���������r,  ���������*->  NOTICE.  .Notice is hereby given that an appli-  -. cation will be. made to the Legislative  Assembly; of tlie, "Province of British. Columbia, at. its''next'session,' for an act to  incorporate a Coinpanjr with following  powers :���������'':' ���������   r ���������; ,' ���������/'���������. :'.';-,,'  To carry ,oii the business of miners of  every description; to advance, promote  and'foster the mining industry of British  Coluinbia and more especially to advance,  - foster and protect the interests of Silver-  Lead producing mines; to carry'on .every,  description., of commercial or- financial-  business ; to, purchase, leii.se.or exchange;  ,   mines,'mineral'lands, or mining rights;  to deal in mines, metals and minerals of  every kind and description ; to acquire  ��������� by any  lawful moans,  \vatei\. rights and,  privileges, and to furnish';water power;'  ���������' to build mil Is and factories of every kind  and description ; to acquire timber limits.  and timber lands; to organize and pro-'  mote joint stock coin panics and manage  ��������� and Control tiie's'aine';, to take' shares ot  other interests ;in such companies;-to  build,. operate and in any manner deal  with;   'samplers,  -concentrators, ���������'. mills,  :'. smelters, refineries or foundaries;- to buy,  : sell and deal in. ores, metals, mineral  substau'bes of all kinds ; to'deal in, make,  ; sign and execute promissory notes, bills  of exchange and all kinds of negotiable  instruments'; to deal.in .real estate; to  build,; operate, ;buy. arid sell,..:and to,  ��������� generally deal iii all kinds of .factories  ��������� and -'plants' -foi', the; manufacture   of  ;  machinery of all kinds ; to  build .ships,  railways and trauiways ;,.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 the  .' Company to beregisteredin any foreign  country ;'.'to construct, Improve, control  , or; subsidize, baths, parks, -'churches,  .hospitals, sanitariums and,, private'.' and  publicworks of, any. kind ; to establish,  subsidize and  maintain ".newspapers, and  v:publishing and printing , plants ;-, to  establish and maintain clubs and associa-  . tions; to carry  on  the,' business of iron  ���������"'���������'aiid steel'.', converters, wood ; workers,  machinists, metallurgists, and to nianu-;  iac'tiireand,deal in . every kind; of. explosive material; to construct, Operate  and. maintain1, bridges,..--.ways,-, ferries,  wharves,, railways, tramways;; telephone  and telegraph   lines,  and   to   carry ori  , the business of  transportation, and ex-;  - "press,"with" power to act as -bailees, .and'  common carriers; to generate electricity  Nfor  the supplying of   light,; heat   and  power.; for the use of the  Company or  for private or public  use; to carry on  - the business of milling, smelting and refining in all its branches ; to expropriate  lands for the purpose of the Company ;  to deal in coal and 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.  Pated at Sandon, B.C., Nov. 8th, 1S99.  .-'/-.''. .',v   .FRANK L.CHRISTIE,  .; Solicitors for Applicants.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  N0T1CK  Number ThreeFractional Mineral Claim situate lu the Slocan Mining division ol West  Kootenay district.   A\rhere located: South  ofthe Sunset, anil enst or (lie Trade Dollar  Mineral Claims;- '  Take notice that I.-.Herbert T. .Tvvigg, as  'agent'for Georan W. Huirhos, Free Minor's  Certificate No: O-ii'T!), int'iid, sixty days.Irom  the  dale  hereof,, to  apply   to   tho   Mining  Recorder lor a Certiflctnc.of /Improvements,  '.for tho purpoiieof obtaining a Crown Grant  -on tho above claim.       ^ '���������'   "  And further.take notlne.that notion, under  Section 37; must bu commenced belore tlie  Issuance or such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this.Oth day of November, ISU'J.  '      NOTICE. ;  Morn   Fractional,  Tonka 'Fractional.   High  Ore Fractional    and   Jlazcppa   "Mli-.'inil  Claims situate'in tlie Slocan Mini in; division o(   West Kootenay  district.   NVItore  located:   Adjoining.Uieldaho and Alamo  mines. ���������  Take notice that I, "Herbert T. TwIgR, nuont  Ior George \V. Hughes,  Free Minor's Cert.HI-  eute  No. fl.'!l7"i,  and  'I lie  Scottish   Colonial  Gold Fields, IjUI., Free Miner's Certificate No.  J'KoO,  intend, sixty days from date hereof, to  . apply to tlie MlniiigKecordor lor Certlllcates  ol Improvements, for thepurposo of ohliiln-  aCrowu Grant of each of Iho nbo.vo claims.-  .'��������� And fnrlhur take notice that action,  under  Section :117,   must, bo  commencc?il   belore lho  issuance ol such Cerl.lllcateor Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day ot November, IK!)!).  IIF.nHF.RT T. TWI'GO.  N0T1CK.  fleneseoMineral Claim situated In tho Slocan  Mining division of  West  Kootenay district.   Located on Star gulch, about throe  lMlles.from Sandon.  Take notice that], William A. 13a iter, agent  ior G. AV. Shaw, I'Vec Miner's Certilicnto No.  B15033, intend, sixty days from dale liereol,  to apply to the Mining 1'eeordor for a Certificate or Improvements,   for   the  purpose  of  obtaining a Grown Grant on Iheabove claim.  And lurther take notice Unit action  under  Section 37,   must be communed  belore  tho  issuance of such Cert if lento of Improvements.'  Dated this9th day ofNovember, ISO!).  , -3. ���������   .-'     WILLIAM A. BAUEII, P. L. S.  NOTICK.  Yulture, VultureFractional and Vult Mineral  Claims  situated   in   tho  Slocan  Mining  division of West Kootenay district.   Lo-  ,. cited on south fork of Carpenter creek.  Take notice that. I. William A. llauor, aot-  jiigsisagent for Financial A Mining Trust ol  Canada, Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No.  B 17050,  intend,  sixty   days   from-tho  date  liereol, to apply to the MintiiK Iteeorcler (or a  Certilicateol'linpl-oveinent.s, ior the purpose  of obtaining a Crown  Grant on tlie abovo  claims.  And further tako notice tiiat .action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before tlie  Isstuv-ice ot such Certificate oflmnrovomcnls.  Bated thisOth day ofNovember, IS'.)!!.  WILLIAM A, IIAUEll, P. L. S.  Tho three; great vital factors  ; of this body of ours aro the  heart,'the nerves and the "blood';  It .'is'-because of the 'triple^  povrer possessed' by Milburn's  Heart arid NervePills of making  weak, irregular beating hearts  f strong arid .staady, toning tip .  run; down, shattered,-''.nervous ���������'  systems.'and  supplying those,  . elements- necessary to'mako  thin, -watery blood rich aiid  rod, that so; many wonderful  cures have beon accredited to.  this remedy.- .    ; .  Hero is tho case-of Mrs.- R. '  J. .Arnold, Woodstock,' N.B.",  who says:..  .    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CHAPTER V.���Continued.
"Tho story  you    heard    from,    that
you was on account of. the gossip
which I hoard this morning. I had
another reason as well as this. I
wanted   to separate  you' 'from    "\Var-
  render.    .He'has had the presumption
young- mail "wVrrender" tho~iirst time  io lift his eyes to my granddaughter.
1   saw you    was    substantially true," , He shall see lhat   she is   not   for him.
Mr. Daryl begun. "My family certain-,Do you  understand  this?"
lv were nover what might   be    called      "0h.    yes���1    understand      ill" Kil-
utraii-laced people.    They went   down,  meny      cried.   "1      understood      thnt
much before!   But    for    that,    do you
think 1 should be hero? Lady Penryth
look pains to enlighten everybody���
she and Lord de Bruyno."
"Do not concern yourself about Lady
Penrytli.   1 paid  her  1.6 introduce-you
oho by one, until only my son was left.
Ue was the worst of them all. He gambled, betted, drunk, committed every
wickedness you have evor hoard of and
some, doubtless, which were not spoken of in    Doctor   Richmond's   family.
Finally,  when   ho  had   ruined   himself  info society,  and,  since she failed   "to
body and soul he came home to' die.     | do it  as   I    wished,   1   shall  tako  tha
"When  that    event    took  place    ho   thing into my own hands. As sto Lord
sent for me, and told me that, lie   had   de Bruyne���^-"
privately married somo girl whom he Uo glanced sharply at Kilmeny.
described as good and innocent. If Lady Penryth had repeated to him
she were so, that very innocence killed her conviction that a nameless and
her. lie gol tired of he.r, as he got questionable person like Kilmney
tired of everything, and to rid himself could nevor really expect anything but
of her and her i child he told her that attentions which were instil ting from
his marriage to her was a sham, as ho a man of Lord de Bruyne's station,
had another wife living, and he desert- and ho had resolved at once to execute
od her. The shock killed hor; but the his great coup, and raise his grandchild lived���my hciross and the only daughter to a position of equality
descendant remaining to mo. He gave with the guests whom he had sum-
me proofs of his marriage, and told mo  moned to meet her.
iWho.ro the child was to be found, and-   "As for Lord do Bruyne," ha repeat-
then he died. ��� '���:'��� ���" i ed, looking at Kilmeny, "you yourself
"1 kept his confession a secret,'shall decide regarding him." ,
and 1 resolved never to acknowledge, "1 will try it for a month," sho said
his child. Still 1 wished that -she abruptly. "1 will slay here and havo
should be brought up respectably, j nothing to do 'with any one in my
Chanco had thrown mo into contact, past life. I will write to mamma,
of tho briefest and most professional i telling nothing but the bare fact, and
sort with a^ Doctor Richmond, a young ^asking her not; to write. 1 will pro-
and struggling practitioner. 1 had mise you for that month not
heard that they had no children. I to be Kilmeny .Richmond but
bought his present practice in his only Nina Daryl. An the end of tho j
name, and I sent him the papers mak-  month������"
ing it his along with the child, who: "At the end of the monlh, you will
was secretly conveyed to his house. Ac- still be my granddaughter," ho said,
coamanying her I sent a leiter staling with a suspicion of threatening in his
that she was born in lawful wedlock, voice." iYou belong'to me. You are
but that her relatives wished, for urg- not of ago and cau make no .-choice
ent reason, to rid themselves for ever I have your career marked out fro
of all responsibility concerning her. 1 you, and 1 intend you to be diffcr-
stated that tho practice which 1 had dil'ferenl from those who went befoio
bought for him would be taken from you. All the rest disgraced me, and
him'unless he consented to adopt tho ruined themselves. You shall be dif-
child as  his  own,  arid never  Jot. it bo   ferent."
known that sucli was not tho case. 1 -../He glanced at her with, a look of
said that she should never bo sought pride and possession, and Kilmeny
after or reclaimed, and that only  ono  rose.  .
poison in the world except: themselves "1 belong to you for a month," she
knew ihe truth about her. said; "then I shall choose."
"1 did ali this with tho utmost sec-1
Lady Pen,rylh and yourself; I suppose?
Lord de Hi uyne, you have chosen your
subjects of conversation very ill ,thia
evening. We have talked about nothing but you and me, and I don't know
which is the more uninteresting. Are
you going out riding with us iu the
morning i
' "Certainly. Do you still ride the
pony'("
"No.    He was sont away, and I havo
a horse now.'"
"Do   you  go   up   to   (own   in   January?"
"Ah,   1  cannot   Lell   what  will   happen  so far away as  that I"
The .changing glow in her eyes and
"There  is money   lo    be  had    with
her."
"Yes���there  must  be  money.    Then
you  agree V,
Air. Daryl assented curtly. Ho was
proud, with a selfish and cruel pride,
of the beautiful grandchild whom he
had suddenly discovered. Ho had
b:en afraid that tho circumstances of
her early life might prove prejudicial
to her when he brought her among
people of a class so much above her.
Lord de Biuyno's choice of her as a
wife would at onco stamp hor as in
every way their equal. And his prophecy ol her probable action when the
mouth was up alarmed him.    lie hated
STOMACH   TBOUBLE.
A FUEQUENT SOURCE OF THE MOST
-���NTENSJi MISERY.
w    ��� ��� -- -., ~-  *   .u.^..i.ij ii i�� uji iiiuruiuu una.    lie
the odd littlo relapse into her former   the  Richmoanls  when  be  found
recy.   I;  gave:  Doctor. iUcbmond   -no! CHAPTER VI. \". :     ; -
option.    ': There wasno clue by which !    The announceonent    of    Miss    Rich-
r B' 'wOU> ; ud'SC,OV,0,r  ' *%( nn,-?,e, I1''   lh2 mond's    relationship      to   Mr.    Daryl
family of the, child.    _lke child herself  caused an immense sensation, and she
was pretty and winning, 1 believe. Ho  at, once became the ,-rage  .among the
and his wue accepted the charge. They .people who had    before    despised- her
removed at once.to Redminsler, where Jivery one called  on her     and    every
every one took it for gran tod; that the  one  declared  that  she  was charming
baby with thorn was their own.    When   Her romautic story    was  freely    dis-
1   Jound   lhat    they    had done so,    1  cussed, but not before Miss Daryl her-
made no further inquiries,    and    lost  self.     She always put an.endi to that
sight  of  them  completely.   1; was un-  if it, was attempted,  and forbade any
aware that young Warrender had any   allusion  to  her  past  life       She    took
connection with them, or    that    thero _ her pl;lcu    with   'a-monchalanoe  ' Lhat
was any chance oi. meeting him' again.; amazed  everybody,  and people discov-
When  J. found  out   who  you  were,'ered that she was setting the fashion
1   changed 'my  mind  about  you.      It  not following it; Lady Penryth found
was not likely    that,    brought up    as  herself very much  de trap when ,  she
you had been, you    would   havo your  visited iho young heiress, and the of-
fathers  tendencies. 1   determined    to Uers of companionship and countenance
which she hastened to make were de-
know more of you, and. you seemed in
cline.d to ma'ko that easy. Still, I
should hot havo acknowledged the relationship in which you stood to. me so
soon but for some gossip which I heard
this morning concerning what people
are pleased to call my 'infatuation' for
yon. I did not choose that my granddaughter's position should be misunderstood, and I determined : to proclaim it to the world. I drovei over
when Lady Penryth left me to seo Mrs.
Richmond.
"The arrangement between us had
been that nothing was to be said openly until Doctor Richmond's return,
but that 1 was to have every opportunity, of seeing you inthe. meantime.
I found, however, that some story
had come to your ears last night,
doubtless again through Lady Peu-
ryth's kino offices, so 1 made my
decision. 1 directed Mrs. Richmond
nnd her family to return home, and
that, when they were gone, you were
to bo sent  to me here."     '
Mr. Daryl looked keenly at Kilmeny's face as he finished; in order to
nark the surprise und exultation
which the knowledge of her new prospects Would awaken in her. Ho���
thought that what he had revealed' to
her had probably. been too much for
her, she looked so strange and' pale.
"Did you meet mamma on the evening whon we dined at Mr. Warreu-
dcr's?" she asked. 1 i
"i clid not moot 'mamma' anywhere,"
ho answered, frowning. "I. met Mrs.
Richmond that eveuiuir  and gave hor
cidedly declined.
There was a dinner party one evening, and Kilmeny  sat opposite to her
grandfather, taking her place as mistress  of  the  house.   Mr,  Daryl  nevor
omitted an invitation to, Lndy Perryth,
and she never failed to'accept it.     His
brotherly  attentions  were  made  sole-,
ly with a view to see her "puti down"
by his granddaughter, and her acceptance of them was due to some fascination _w Inch  she  could  scarcely define,
borne time or other an opening mighli
arise which; would give her an  oppor-i
tunity for revenge, and she must not'
miss it.     She  sat  watching the  girl
who     comported '    herself     with her
usual mdiiference to   Lady Penryth's
observation, and might   have   been   a
finished -woman of  the world for hot-
ease of manner and brilliance of style.
Lord da Bruyne was close beside her,
as he always  was.     Everybody knew
that he was Miss Daryl's suitor.
"I have found out what you have
against me," he said im a low voice
wheu everybody round them were talking. The remark was in continuance
of a conversation that "hud taken place
between them earlier in' the day,- when
be had asked Kilmeny what had caused her to change towards him since
she became Miss Daryl. "You are
faithful to old friends, though you never talk about them now. It is odd,
that sort of feeling, and it must be
inconvenient. .Nobody here has any
heart or memory, or anything of thai
kind, you know.    W
���     ���--.- , ��� .,-- a...".,. .  ,��'e all say what oc-
taer instructions. Du not consider your- | curs to us and forget it the next Himself under any obligation to her. , Sho' uto."
nnd Doctor Richmond were well paid' "Society seems to havo been an open
for anything they ever did for you. j book to you very early in life, if you
Your connection with them has ceased. ! had all these opinions formed so long
Also 1    do not intend you to havo any j ago."
more to do with that follow Warrou-
der. He. is not a fit person for you
to know. Y'ou aro uo longer Doctor
Richmond's child; you are Miss Daryl,
my granddaughter and heiress."
Still Kilmeny  did   nof    answer, aud
Mr. Daryl  went  on after a pause.
"As   to  the  ridiculous   name
Mrs.  Richmond   saw  fit
that must be
into the    ma
parents,  and
ther's namo was Nina. 'Twill do as well
as any other. You shall be Nina Daryl
henceforth, Kilmeny Richmond has
ceased  to exist."
'Yes���I see that," the girl answered
with an odd laugh. "I have no choice,
I suppose?   I must  stay?"   ,        '
"Y'ou do not want any choice, do
you?     You do not want     to be a   doc-
Ali, well���as to that, I make no
opasil I have got.to be perfectly iiir
different to what is said. It'was quite
a new sensation to find that anybody
cared, about anybody."
"And  what makes you' suppose that
I care for anybody ?   I left everything
which ; behind for this  'world' which you talk
nd   saw  fit    to give, you, j so much of, where nobody wires or ro-
i  dioppad.   I have looked   members.   I  have  everything   that    I
mage    register of    your   could   wish; and  must,  of course,    be
J-    _.'*nd   that  your  nio-j happy."
"You still have that inconvenient
thing���a heart. You have, not ceased
to remember- You hare taken an interest in somebody, and love that person
vche'inon,iiy. Think of doing anything
vehemently I Miss Daryl," you are
such a constant surprise to me that
I confess I think of very little else."
"I hardly even think.of you or any-
tor's daughter, running about the i ��ody in particular. I-have so,-many
country in comxiany with, any one who ' pleasures that 1 have, rio time."
chooses to invite you mixing with mid- j "^ a-m going to try to make you think
die class people, looked down upon/by about me. We must banish! these old
your equals, and living on charity in things, ami, as your heart cannot r'e-
the house of a man whom you ought main empty, we must fill it wilh some-
no': to associate with? 1 said lhat' (ho thing new."
icv:s;on    I   decided      to     acknowledge      "We?   'Whom.do you meaniby 'we?'
manner  warned him  of danger.      lie
had begun lo fiud, to his amazement;
that his heart-was still in existence,
and was beginning to  beat in an unusual   way  when  he    was  near    Mr.
Daryl's    granddaughter.      Tho '    aim
which ho had sot before him���to marry
her and retrieve his fortunes by means
of    her money���had    begun    io    look
strangely  inviting to  him  as well  as
advantageous.   A  strong    feeling    of
jealousy against Christopher Warren-
dor was waking in him, and a determination   to    accomplish   his  ruin   in
Miss Daryl's eyes came  with it.
The   riding party camo off the next
morning.   Kilmeny,  now    an    accomplished horsewoman, rode a beautiful
animal    which hor 'grandfather.',;' had
bought    lo   tuke    the   place,  of     tho
pony.   Lord de Biuyno   was beside her
and they made a remarkably handsome
pair.   The  remaining Jadies and  gentlemen   of   the   party   followed    chat-
ling and laughing.   It all looked very
gay  and  happy,  and   doubtless  many
people envied the girl to whom such
unexpected good fortune had come. But
Kilmeny   suddenly  felt  as  if  a    cold
band ..'.hud  clutched  her   heart    as ; a"
turn  of  the road  brought them face
lo  face  with  Christopher  Warrender.
He was riding slowly,when they met
him, ana his mien was thoughtful. To
Kilmeny it seemed as if ho looked older  than  when she  had   lasl   met him,
and  Killio  had   to  put  a  strong  effort
on herself not. to let any ono see ihe
effect, which the sight had  upon her.
She knew all at onco  that she wanted her "mother" and    all tho    simple
home-joys  which  had   made  her happiness until a few weeks ago, and that
she   hated  her  present   life,   with   its
brilliance  and  emptiness,      But  Lord
de Bruyn-e was beside her, and she was
conscious  gfhat  his  eyes   were    fixed
keenly on her face.   She must not betray    herself;    sho  must���though    it
should-'break:.h'er    heart���hide    -from
everybody ihe'great throb of joy which
she  felt at the sight of  the 'man before hor, who, even her mother    had
told   her,   was  shut  out  from   a  good
wo/man's  friendship.
Christopher reined in .hjs horse at
sight of the party, iind moved to one
side to lot them. pass. His eyes were
fixed on Kilmeiiy, and he waited for
a sign of recognition from her. The
lasL time thai they had met she had
leaned towards him and spoken in her
soft, wilful, .coaxing voice, begging
him to lee her enjoy herself. Now
she made the slight est possible inclin-
aticn. of her head, as he waited,-and
passed   on   without  a   word.
When Kilmeny could seo Lord de
Bruyne after everything had'ceased to
be blurred round her, he was riding
on without any change in his demeanor, and he was talking as if nothing
had occurred., She plunged into conversation with him recklessly, and
showed herself so gay and kind that
those behind nodded and smiled, saying to themselves that there would
soon hi a Lady de Bruyne. When
they reached home Kilmeny's companion at once sought an interview with
Mr. Daryl  in. his own room.
"I have come," he said, "to ask your
consent to my addressing: Miss Daryl
as a suitor for her hand. I havo quite
made up my niind about it; and I iwant
to complete everything as soon as
may be."
"You certainly come straight to fhe
pointy In such a case, a mail generally thinks ic necessary to make some
mention oi: his feelings towards the
lady. It may-not suit my plans for
my granddaughter to be married merely because she is an-heiress." ' ��� ��� I
"I thought it bettor to spare you
all that," Lord de Bruyne answered.
"Of course I can make any proteatar-
tions you wish. I will do iny b-.'sl to
make Miss Daryl happy, and I do not
seek her as my wife simply because
she , is. an heiress."
"Would you have married hoi" if I
had not acknowledged hor?"
"No; because money is a uecossity
to me. Still it is not the only pr the
chief thing."
"It must be an urgent consideration.   You  have  lost  no   time."
"i should advise you to lose none
cither. , Your granddaughter tdill
cherishes a weakness for Warrender
of Mo rridale.'"
Mr. Daryl looked darkly a! his questioner.-
"What grounds have you for dial
assertion V
"it would only be wearisome (o go
over tho grounds. You may fake my
word for it. I have done my boat to
damage Warjonder in her eyes, and
she passed him to-day without speaking to him. rilill any day. she may
throw up the whole thing here and
go back to those, peop'e and him. How
long is she sure to remain here 1"
Mr. Daryl frowned again.
"She promised to-stay for a month
without  writing to anybody."
"A  mouth I   The only  way  to  keep
her  is  for  hor   to  be   married   beforo
the  time .is'up,'"' Lord de Bruyne answered deliberately.
"To yourself, 1 suppose l"
The other nodded.
"I will take my chance," he said, "of
wlhatevor-happens afterwards. She.has
not forgotten the Richmond people,
and she is in love with AVarrcnder. She
cainnot marry him if she is my wife,
and if she cannot marry him, she will
lei the. rest go.'" Do you agree?" .
"Are j'ou fond of lhe girl?"
"Ye:-:���'kinder . than I ever thought
thai 1 c.'iuid b:' of a wo-m'a.n. .Why
else should I concern myself about
her?"
       that
Kilmeny still thought of them and was
fond of them; and, most of all, he
haled Christopher Warrender. Before
he. parted Irom Lord do Bruyne il h.ul
beon settled thai nothing should be
allowed to prevent Kilmeny's becoming
his wife before lho stipulated mouth
should  hiwo elapsed.
"I have ono more lhing (o say," Lord
c|o "Bruyne observed' as he rose to go.
"I have decided to arrange affairs
without Lady Penyrth's intervention.
She is youi- granddaughter's enemy,
and she is a doub'e dealer. The less
she is hero the  be'Llor."
Mr. Daryl made no reply. It occurred to him, as Lord de Bruyne went
out of the room, thai he himself had
bedn merely a puppet in the hands
of Lady Penryth and Lord de Bruyne.
The reflections of the master of lho
house were noi of ihomo-it satisfac ory
nature as ho mused over Ibis interview
after his visitor had gone.   ���
Kilmeny  had  retreated  to  her own
room when the ride was over, a"nd had
locked   her  door.    Jler  head   felt    bewildered and her heart benumbed    by
what  had  taken  place.   The  sense of
a   mistake   also  weighed   on  her;   the
secret   about  her  parentage,   and   the
story ol Chris' guilt seemed lo be mixed up until she could not disentangle
them.    What   had   her   mother   really
said  about  him?     What  reason    had
her grandfather for breaking off her
connection  with  him ?, It: was  all   a
wretched muddle to Kilmeny as she sat
and thought  over   it,  and she    could
not evolve order out of the chads.  Two
things   only  were   clear   to  her,    and
those  were,  Lhat  she had  by  her  act
(hat  day  parted   herself  finally  from
Chris,  and,  by  doing so,  prevented  a
return  to her "home."   Moreover,, by
nolook or deed of hers must she ever
Jel   any one suspect what it had  cost
her   to  make,  thai   severance.
Miss Daryl's maid had never found
hor young mistress so hard Lo please
as she was that evening when she was
dressing her for dinner, and Kilmeny
had never looked so radiant and smiling as whon she went down to meet
Mr. Harvey I'rU-r, ol' i;i-,iiini-I<, Suffered
for Years IJclVii-i: Tlmliug il <.'nre���Or.
Williams' fini; i'llln ECi-smi-eil IIIim.
Those who suffer from stomach
troubles are truly to be pitied. Life
soems a burden Lo them; food is dis-
tasieful, and oven that of Lho plain-
eat kind is frequently followed Uy
nau>sea, distressing pains and sometimes vomiting. Such a sufferer waa
Mr. Harvey J'rico, a well-known far-
���"3r and, .stock-grower living at. Bis-
irk, Ont. To a reporter who j-6-
,"1-- interviewed ��� him, Mr. Price
have,    found  Dr.  Williams'
melon
contly
said.-���-' I ., ,_w^,..��  j^a.   i.wiitLiii
Pink Pills of such  incalculable   value
in 'relieving   me   of   a   long siege   of
suffering  that 1 am  not  only  willing
but anxiou.s  to   say a good   word    in
behalf   of    this   medicine,   and ' thus
PoiniC   the  road    to   health   to;   some
oLher sufferer.   Por  five  years  I had
been  afflicted   wilh   stomach  trouble
and  a torpid  liver.   1    doctored    and
also idenied myself of many kinds of
food     pleaaant     (o     tho    taste,     but
neither tho medical treatment nor the
diet   seemed   to   help mo  to' any   de-
give,    in   January,   18BD,   the    climax
of my trouble appeared Lo be reached.
A    that timo I was taken down with
la   grippe,    and   that,   added    to    my
other   troubles,  placed  mo  in  such  a
precarious  position   that   none  of  my
''neighbors   looked    for   my; recovery.
My appetite was    almost    completely
gone,   and   I experienced  great   weakness,   'dizziness,    vomiling spells   and
violenL    headaches.   I  was  also troubled   with  a cough  which   seemed    to
rack my whole system.   I shall never
forget    the agony experienced   during
Idiat long and tedious sickness.   Medical    treatment and medicines of various kinds had no apparenL  effect    in
relieving me.     AfLer    existing in ihia
slate   for  some  months,   my    mother
induced me to try Dr/ Williams' Pink
P'lls       l!n May' last 'I purchased three
r
boxes
her guests after (he dressing was done.
The shimmering silk in ils brilliance
was shaded as gorgeouslv as a peacock's tram, and Lhe. changing opals-
emblems of woe���gleamed on her
���throat and amis. She carried herself
with a dignity which made Mr. Daryl's
heart swell anew with pride, and caused Lord tie Bruyne's eyse to fill with
a subdued admiration of her beauly
aind spirit.
Perhaps -he knew more than might
have been suspected ot" what the
haughty grace of her bearing signi-
ued, he and -Lady Ponrylli, who sat
watching her with an evil'glitter'in-
her pitiless eyes.
' , To   Be  Continued:-
;, RATIONAL DRESS.
Dress- reform seems    to  have made
but little progress since Mrs. Amelia
Rloomer, 50 years  ago, electrified all
London   by  walking   down   the street'
attired, in a costume, designed by, "herself and whiciv was afterward known
as   the  Bloomer ' costume. "    At    that
time,   it : will   be  remomlJe'i-ed,  hoop-1
skirts were worn, and of such- a- generous proportion (that'it-was with ���difficulty;, attended by  all sorts of  dangers of uptilting skirts, that ladies entered a, doorway; or seal ed themselves
except   in'the    most    rigid positions^
The spectacle of a  lady, high, in  the
social and literary world, walking. unconcernedly ' down   the   street, attired
in a short skirt and minus 'the disfiguring  hoopskirt,   must  have    seemed
highly ludicrous to the average Britisher, and no doubt many pairs of male
lips    ejaculated    "bah  Jove I"    whilo
critically and curiously regarding the
daring    lady    through  'the    monocle.
Many   improvements, have  since  been
made    in      the     old-time     bloomers,
adopted the costume.     Of  the    many
"rational'' dresses which have been de-
sigii/ed,  none ot Lhcm has boon  artistic ; and if 'we are going In for "dress
reform," why not- let the reformation
be  complete���from  an  artistic  standpoint���as   well   as  from  the    sanitary
and hygienic f
No one nowadays objects to any
kind ��� of "rational" dress on the
grounds of immodesty,  for we all   re
and before these wore gone
undoubted relief was experienced.
Thus encouraged I continued tho uso
ot Lhe pills, and with the uso of less
than a dozen boxes, I'was again enjoying tho best of health. ,V can now
al Lend lo my farm work wilh Lho
greatest ease My appetite is betlor
I han iL has been for' yiears, ami tho
stomach (rouble that had so long
made my Life miserable has vanished.
1 , havo gained in weight, and can
.iafel.\ say that I am enjoying betler
health (han I have done Xor, years before. 1 feel quite sure that (huso <?ho
may be isick or ailing, .will find a
euro in a fair trial of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills."
,Dr. Williams' Pink Pills make pure,
rich blood, thus reaching the root of
disease and driviitgit out of the system, curing when other medicines fail.
Most of Lho ills afflicting mankind are
due. to an. impoverished- condition of
the 'blood, or- weak or shatteVed
nerves, and for all these Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills are a specific which speedily restoro the sufferer to health. Theso
pills are nevor sold in any form except
in the. company's boxes, .the wrapper .
round which bsars tho full name "Dr.
Wiliiams'Pink Pills" for Pale People."
All others are counterfeits and should'
always hk refused. Get the genuine,
and b2 made wo 1. .'
-     TO MA IC I<1 PINCUSHIONS.
���There  can   be  nothing  mo-re appro--
priata for a Christmas present than a
dainty pincushion and we give a few
designs   that   we have  taken from  an,
oxchange  andwhich  we  think, would
bs  easily  made  and   very  handsome:
A   pretty   audi dainty   cushion  seen
iii: a shop the other-day was long arid
narrow, bordered with a pale blue silk
frill, and neatly pinned on the .top with
colored   pins   was  a   strip  of    dainty.    ,
drawn  thread work,, the threads bsing
caught together with pale.pink cotton.
Another, cushion  seen, on   the  same
table  was small and square,    covered
with   ambar satin,  ornamented     with% '
���b'i>wa  worked-in heliotrope and white
siik.    A Hi lie box-pleated border ot heliotrope and.'.white ribbon finished this
exquisite little''gift, which   was   effective   und   nicely   pui   together'.   .
. A   comically .stnuieri    pincushion    is
made by extending ail Lhe corners out
into, divisions, run ihrough with satin
ribbon the exact width of fhe cushion'.
Between each division thus made is-a
reel   of  silk  in. curious  colors.      The
cushion   seen   was  covered   with   palo
gray silk, edged with pink cord.     The
r.bbc-n was of a dainty pink, the reels
of silk   black,   white,  pink  and   gray,
making an'.exqui.siie combination. This
cushion t'oim.s a serviceable addition Lo
a  workbjx.
AnoLher b uc cushion consisted, of
cognize the fact thnt modesty"in:drcss i sfripea 'of' the blue satin,-on which
.....��-:...  _-     ���. ��� * ��� sprays   ot   violets     had   baoii   painted,
joined, by. deep cream lace insertions.'.
A water-lily cushion may b3 formed
by stiffened.'white satin petals surrounding ii Bmallcenl re of yellow silk,
tied, around at the base with green
silk. The yellow centre should oj well
stuffed, in order to hold the pins. Of
course,   this   cushion does  not  reeom-
ns  not so much a matter of costume
as ot custom.
The sentiment, which, some years
ago, was exprossed by Mrs. Ecob, that
"for a woman Lo hide her nether limbs
was indicative of au atheistic turn of
niind., showing as- it did, a contempt
for God's handiwork," was a fanatical
extreme,we have not yet come  to ac
cept, and perhaps never will���for:goo"d |-m?.mi  itself  for  everyday   use,  bul   it
reasons
If, ns Schopenhauer says, ali civilized women are knock-kneed, it seems
rather a. blessing that society demands that the nether limbs of the
fair  sex  shall   be  draped.:
And what, a blessing in disguise tho
long skirt: is* for those whose embonpoint is in undue fividnnoc, and alto
for those whoso avoirdupois is conspicuous only  by. its absence.
Tho crying need< is not so1 much' for
s,hort skiii-ls as for Joose bodices.
Without, the corset we would have
fewer hollow-eyed moihi-rs and dyspeptic   looking  children.
is-a  novelty, nevertheless, and pretty.^
i Ono olher cushion;--round   and    fat,
was mad* of shaded mauve velvet ; (be
dainty   lace- doily .-pinned   over  it   was'
circular  in  form.
GETTING  EVIiN   WITH   II1M.
'Money., money, money, all  tlie time,:
ho growled when she said sho needed
���a. new   bonnet. I.
Do  you  know   how  much it   cost  to-
keep you in the country this summer?
'No,  she  replied, 1 don't  know,   but  I
know iI. didn't cost so mue.h x�� it did
to keep you  in  the city.
"Sfr
...__���,_., ,���__.���,~.~.,��� ,���-rr--^T--r"--TW--T-"".'-*'"^^^^^ "TT^Jf^TV'-'-Bgj xcnEinonpv .������������������mrf^nr"^^SK7^usn3a������^rt-u:mrKsre*rvaM  ie-sent Isssjss of the Star Oanses a S������nsa-  g Its Headers. ���������  EMINENT MEN 1  Irrefutable   Mass   of Evidence  Gathered   by  a   Canadian  Concern Operating in tlie United States  (From Tho Toronto Star.)  Readers of tho Star were startled thoir evidence fairly and honestly for  last Saturday to seo lho names of pro- the benefit oi others. '  minent public men high in (he service it takes a I'ery unselfish man to al-  of the United Slates printed .in con- low his name to be associated with n  nection with endorsations of a Cana- patent medicine testimonial ��������� or a  dian palent remedy. Not only was it man powerfully impressed with tho  surprising that men of such promin- merits of the preparation and un-  ence'would permit their names to bo usually-grateful for the benefits doused, though this was unusual en- rived fro"in it. - One naturally dislikes  ough and it speaks volumes for the having accounts of one's physical de-  preparation lhat such was the case, feots published broadcast even though  but that United Stales senators and ^re is a complete cure attached. But  congressmen, prominent professional there is a' stage where ill  men and United States army officers ^allli becomes so pronounced that  should be willing to endorse a Cana- an pr;de, vanity, reserve ��������� call it  dian remedy is more surprising still, ^.jj^ you like-j-gives way. Y'ou are  The people on the other side of Lho a:ci. arl(i you do^'t, care who knows it-  border are rather noled as being Tue facf. can't be evaded. When a  .greater believers in tho merits of man ,;n thi.s condition, trying remedy  .their own goods than in those of other a������(,er remedy in vain, at last strikes,  countries.     ���������                        .               : quil0  unexpectedly,    a medicine    that  Last, Saturday the Star published   a curCl3  bim, ho is  so .genuinely  gralo-  full   page of   testimonials in   favor of fuij so ������ineci with tho joy of convales-  the    Canadian,    Dodd's    Kidney Pills. cen'ce Lhat he is ashamed to think of  Each one of these letters was signed by keeping tho facls to himself,  a public man���������and  an  eminent  public ( Such, no doubt, was the condition of  man���������in the Uniled    Slates. Each    of mind of R. A. ,Wade, the great crim-  these  letters was  accompanied    by   a iI1;li   lawyer,  of Chicago,  whose testi  portrait of the writer reproduced from photographs supplied  by themselves. Seldom baa (here beon  such an exhibition of genuine giati-  tude to a medicine than given Dodd's  Kidney Pills by theso gentlemen.  Their names are known all Ihrough  the States, two of them, at least,  throughout the world. Men in the  eye of tho public such as those men  aro, feeL very strongly before they  allow statements of opinions attached to rheir names to be published all  over (ho country. Thoy rightly feel  a greater responsibility in such mat-  'ters than ordinary private individuals.  A public man has a reputation to  sustain and from long experience  considers well before he expresses himself for publication  menial appeared on the page under  discussion. Ho it was who defended  Pendergast, accused of murdering  CarLer Harrison, Mayor of Chicago.  He "is probably the best known man  in his profession in lhe UniLed States,  having been retained in more sensational criminal cases than any other  lawyer in America. He was not only  cured of kidney disease, but. his sight,  which, owing Lo the attacks of that  essential feature of kidney disease,  uric acid, had been entirely lost, was  restored  by Dodd's Kidney    Pills.  Captain Bogardus, champion ride  shot of the world distinguished veteran of Iho Civil War, was cured of  Bright's Disease by Dodd's Kidney  Pills. When it is considered that  Bright's Disease usd to be   incurable,  Thero   were  no  traces  of hesitation   the feeling tiiat prompted Captain fio-  about    the  letlers  on      Lhat    United   gardus lo give his name and Leslimon-  States history page in last Saturday's   j;li  for  Uie  benefit  of others  will  be  Star   however,  all   was    plain,  honest   understood,  and straightforward.   The writers had j     Tion.  Alva  Merrill,     was    cured  of  AN' OUTGROWN IDEAL.  There have beon some salutary  changes during the long reign of  Queen Victoria, one of which is casually treated by a London journal. Remarking that fainting was quite the  fashion among women when her  majesty came to the British throne,  it says: " It wap proper for an engaged young lady to swoon away if  she received a letter containing lhe  mews of her lovor having sprained his  leg. The queen was thought too insensible because her voice did not  falter when she announced! to the  house of commons her engagement lo  Prince Albert. Consumptive heroines  wore best likod by novel readers.  Girls took a pride in being in pooi  health They used to talk of thoir ailments as they now talk of the bike  and golt."'  Ciiarantoed Cure fot" Catarrh.  Calarrhozone, ozonated air cure, is  guaranteed to cure Chronio Catarrh,  Asthma, Bronchitis and Hay Pever. it  cures by inhalation. The medicated  air is carried directly to tho diseased  parts, where it kills tho germ life  that causes Catarrh, and at the same  time heals up all sore place.s, and a  permanent cure is effected. Catarrh-  ozone when inhaled is volatile enough  to impregnate the minutest colls of  'Lhe lungs and bronchial Lubes, whore  it attacks tho disease at ils founda-  Lion. It cures because it is sure lo  reach the right spot. (Sold by all  druggists or by mail, price ������1.00. For  trial outfit send 10c in stamps lo N.  C. POLSON & CO., Box 518, Kingston,  Ont.  ELECTRIC GLASS FURNACES.  Eleclricily has been applied to tho  manufacture of glass. A pot of glass  can be melted in 15 minutes which by  the old process would require 30 hours.  In Tntrana    ttlo    RELIANCE CIGAfl  La  tOSCana,   tUC.   i^oTOR"* .Montrea'  VIENNA POLICEMEN.  Vienna policemen are required to  understand telegraphy and to be able  to swim and row a boat.  O'KEEFE'S ������Bf MALT  Invigorates and Strengthens.  LLOYD WOOD, Toronto, GEHEKAL AGENT.  MONTE CARLO EARNINGS.  The income from the Monte Carlo  gaming tables for the past year reaches over ������60,00,000.  " Pharaoh 10o/'%.<������������&&*  Wtm   HlVP  probably read this  advertisement many tiffics ans  I.UU   I I ClV C thought no more about it. This time write  Ceylon Tea  111,.   ��������� . !������������������������!! II ���������IWIfl IM���������C������V>J j*  on your memory and on your grocer's order���������AND DON'T FORGET,  Lead Packages. . . .   ��������� . . .25, 30, 40, 50 & 60c.   Have been broken up by the failing  health of mother or father.  Dr. Ward's Blood and  Nerve-  ^  will certainly cure all diseases caused by impoverished  blood.   Stomach  troubles,   kidney troubles,  rheumatism, sciatica, catarrh and chronic constipation,   yield readily to their  action.  We have at our oflice thousands of testimonials, and will send a*������iook ol  information containing some.of these free on application.  Thero is no sense in feeling miserable when you oan be so easily  cured.    50 cents per box, five boxes for  $2.00.    All  Druggists,  or  Sam. Williams & Co,, Toronto, Ont.  SAVING   TO THE LAST.  You have onlj an hour longer lo  live, said the physician, solenmly, to  (he wealthy miser oa his death bed.  Is (here anything you wish attended  lo  beforo you pass away '  Yes, answered the stricken man, in  fainl, yet eager, (ones. I am glad you  spoke of it. Send for the barber al.  once and have him shave me before  I die. I only havo to pay him 50 cents  for coming in lo shave, me now, and  the regular price is ������il for shaving  a dead man. Might as well save that  half   dollar  while   I'm   about   it.  Pills    and  had    the   anfi  thought enough of tho medicine, wfla intoxicated when    he   called last  an-   that cured him to recommend il above I evenincr.  been    cured  of    kidney   diseases    by   Rheumatism  by Dodd's  Kidney J.v'l's  Dodd's    Kidney        .... j.���������.���������^  courage    and    independence  (o      au-i uiat curerL him to recommeim n. nu^.������ . even  nounce      the   fact      in      plain    out-   his own signature.''I hearUly endorse, j.:as me  spoken      terms.       They      were      not ; Dodd's Kidney    Pills,'*    says he, '  to  gelling anything for it; some people   anyone    with    deranged     kidneys  or  might  make slighting  remarks about   rheumatic  pain.  their names being connected with a; Senator Busse, Representative Ris-  palenl medicine testimonial. Rut this, urn, Captain McComb, Hoy Kealor,  did not. interfere with whati they- es-j were among those who freely testified  teamed to be their duty to fellow suf-'to the merits of Dodd's Kidney Pills  ferers aiid but fair to the medicine on the United States History^page,  that cured them. Careless of. anv-I and their pictures appeared last week  thing but the facts���������that Dodd's Kid-! in the. Star. This, page is_ considered  ney Pills had cured them of kidney the strongest mass of evidence ever  diseases where other medicines and printed in favor of a patent medicine  treatments   had    failed ��������� they    gave   in  this country.  ARTIFICIAL COURAGE.  Miss   Sourface���������I'm sure Mr.    Dash  when    he   call  Why, he actually    tried   lo  ilrink  sparkling immaculateness, every place  shining like a good man in a high  place���������or even more so.  All  this  is ' for  those  whose tastes  Miss   Gabby���������Yes.    the.y   say  nerves men  to desperate deeds  FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MltS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUI' has been  used by 'mother*'for thoir children le.elh.lng. It soothes  the child, softens the gums, allays pain, curea wiud  colic, and ia thu beet remedy for diarrhaia 25c. a bottle. Sold by all druggists throughout the. world. Bo  sure and a'k for " Mrs. Winslow's Sooihing Syrup.  TRY THIS SOUP.  Pried, wasp soup is considered a great  delicacy in China. It is stated'that  it is quite: an acquired taste.   ���������:  GLASSWARE FASHIONABLE.  Those who  are  perplexed  oyer  the  apparent"chaosi in table glass fashions    mav be pleased to know that they may run to Quaker like simplicity and quiet  . .'i.. v.- i   ���������.,;(-��������� n,���������;r finr-v ' richness,.but for those who like more  buy anything which suits thoir fancy,  flodd   ^ ^^   ^ :e<yial|y  nice  for  absolute  liberty  of' choice,  is  tne   things in Btore, and for th������ lovers of  blissful condition just now. Those who   tho  " odd  piece " .idea,   the  accommo-  like th������ heavy cut glass so much priz- j dating salesman will break " sets " and  ,  .     j      ' i.   ���������.���������,. v,o���������i    it nut  m'x them upi to suit,  ed in days gone by, may haul   it out,    Th.aseeo^.mpogs.ble)   bu(.  >t  ig   a  from  its  resting   placing   in    disused  faoji   perhaps ;.. at  dessert   a~"dish  of  china, closets, where its prismatic spleri- [Venetian glass, milky white, with its  dors have been hidden for many a day,'.roses and green leaves about the edge,  u��������� . ���������orpfnllv   wll be set to holding the lruit, while  since grandmother packed it oaiefuly  a,dlah.. o|. h out glass at one end  away and set to glitter and. sparine g[vea back sparkle for sparkle with  on the festal, board with perfect pro- the jelly, that fills it,, and a dish of  orietv Engraved' glass and glass English crystal with twisted handles  that is not engraved find their place*. ^  the .other  end,   matches  with  - side by side, and -������reat, thick pieces  of transparent ware are in as good  form as those  of' eggshell  thinness.  People of good   taste    have   always  chosen   their  glassware   in    harmony  Svithe its probable surroundings, and  have exercised individual choice, Irrespective of fashion, to a certain extent,  CALLA  LILY CREAM  ensures a youthful complexion.. Send 25 cents for tria  bottle, or post curd for circular on skin aud complexion  Address W. J. Ukquhart, 489 QuecnSt. W.,Toronto.  its  smooth' severity   the   severe    smojl.h-  ness of. the blanc-mange.  -With all. this pleasant" news in her  mind the inland dwellor need not perr  plex her mind about what hor city  sister is doing. She has but to exercise the good taste which is or  should be her. birthright, and for once  she will be taking simultaneous action with her urban friends and will  not  be one  whit behind    tho    times  r  ' * ill/L      UC     UUV      ������I1IL      IJUillllU l.l.li l.lllj.:c        , ��������� I|!,.������.i,������,i (^     nil I  but now this very independence of ac-   Which  boon  will   certainly  not  occur.! !.oa"&   T��������� = s     ������"t  tion  is  "the  thing"  and  is  likely   io   again in the present. century. Kansas  City  9 30  p.m.,  result  as such  things  usually  do,  freakihsneas.  In  fact  everything   is    fashionable,  ONLY ONK LKIiT.  hero now  remains only one. people  and no two people have taalea exact-1 an,| ono little valley south of the oqua-  ly alike.   Tho show windows and the.ror   whose   sovereignty  has   not   been  swell  tables both   show a    surprising' claimed by some  European Power.   It  ���������  i..; ~r rrl..<iM������"i.:������\ ! iH lI������" Valley of Barotse, fifty or sixty  variety, of glass"aie. .! miles  wide,  north of Li.ilui.'in South  Perhaps the, most favored are the  pieces shown in plain English, or the  French Bacraret glass, the manufaclui'-  ,er lending his name to this last. The  Africa.  STHAMERS.THE. SAFER.  It has been estimated that steamers  shapes in both are simple modifications   are 30 par cent safer than sailing ves-  of well-known forms���������forms that, from  their very simplicity and fitness, will  never be far out of style, as frequently happens to those much-tonured designs  invented   to  meet    the  passing  fad.  Of course these plain bits will need  more care and polishing, for whero  there aro no iauc'iLui ornaments to  catch the eye, the leasL bit of a spot  or cloud shows with a terrifying insistence. There arn no ornaments lo  conceal a multitude of sins, and specks  and flaws stand forth as dread accusers against mistress and maid. But  the care that must be bestowed upon  it'Will be well reptiid when ;you see  yoivr gue.stis sia.ted before a service of  sols  .���������:"���������������������������  GREAT TRADE IN CANES.      :  ���������The Congo region exports, about 3,-  000,000 walking sticks a year.  TO CURB A tlOS.I* ������N OXK DAT  Take Laxative Bronio Qulnino Tablets. All  druggists refund tho money if it) fails lo cure,  E5c.     K. W. Grove's signature is on each box.  "'.'���������;   HARD.      '.'*���������'   '  Cobble���������-You seem to feel it very  much to think that she jilted you.  Stone���������I do. It will now take me  years  to  get  out of  debt.  THE WABASH RAILROAD. .''���������  Is    the shortest arid  true route from  Canada'to the west and southwest'the  great winter tourist line to Cnlifornia,  Mexico/ Texas  and all    southwestern  points.     Every Wednesday at 9 p.m. a  personally  conducted   tourist sleeping  car will leave St. Louis for Los Angeles  and Sail    Francisco.      Passengers  evening    trains  day    al   2 p.m.,  y  'J.HO, p.m.,  same  evening  i and Denver next afternoon.     All Wn-  | bash   trains  have  free  reclining  chair  ! cars, and are solid vestibule from end  | to   end.      Full    particulars  from  any  | railroad   agent,  or J.  A.  Richardson.  District    Passenger  Agent:,  nori beast  corner King and  Ynnge  streets, Toronto,   and  St.  Thomas,  Out. v  MOIST.  .Tagglos���������What doer. Suburbs do wilh  that cellar of  his i  Waggles���������Keo.ps ducks in summer  and uses it for ii ska ling rink in winter. '.���������).���������  MONTREAL HOTEL DIItEOTORY.  Hotel"Cas7siake, fEror$1\n /'V oTp'  G.T.R. Station, Mouirpal. Geo. Cnrtlaka It Co.. 1'rou's.  MciGll��������� College   Arenue         Family  Hotel rates $1.50         per day.    Railway.   First-cla*a Oonimeroial Houm.     Modern im.  proTemenU���������Kales moderate  P. Mo  Rnrfnre COLD CURE 10c. Curesin ajiffy.   I  liitrvurts     Cor���������inck t Co., Agents, .Montreal.  YHE DEB HOIIIES INCUBATOR���������Best and elieapiat  O. Holland, eule agent for the Dcminion.   Snnd 3ctk  Itamp for oatalogue.   373 St. l'aul Street, Montreal.  To tend lor our  complete SHEET  MUSIC CATALOGUE  and SPECIAL RATS  OF DISCOUNT. Wa  aro eqiiippc' to  supply ever) MUSIC  TEACHERln Canada  WhalayP E&jea  0 Co,,       -vA  INJYongeSi.r'-  TORONTO,       OflT*  Byv'mg l   fflmnlng \  AVENUE  HG'iSE-  "RXCEPTIONS.  Figures don't lie, said iho mathematician.  Well, I don't know replied Spenre.  My wife tells mo that the figures of  many women are very deceptive.  How's This?  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Itewanl for  any ease of Catarrhih.it cannot bo cured by  Hall'a Catarrh Cure.  8". J, CH1CNEY & CO., Toledo. O.  We, tho undersigned, have known K. J.  Cheney for the Inst 16 year*, and believe him  uerfectly honorable in all business transaction?, and financially able to cairy out any obll-  g������Uon made by their firm.  West & Tbijax, Wholesale DrucgiatB. Toledo. '  O.   VVai.iii.nb, ICinnan &.Marvin, Wholesale  Druugiitii, Toledo, O.  Hall'n Catarrh Cure is eaten intornally, acting directly, upon tho blood and ninoous sur-  fices of the system. Price, 75o. uer bottle.  Sold by all drutfg sta.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Family Jr"illsare the beat. ...  For thu Tcry bo^t send your work to tho  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEIfIS OS."  Ijook for affent In your town, or send dircat.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec*  Michigan Land for Ss^a  g 000 ACRES 000D FARHIKO LAMDS-^ IlICNAO  **J Iosco, Osemaw and Cr.iwford Coiintln. Titlopor-  fcot. On Mtchixnn Central, Detroit A MaoIiIiuo anol  Loon I..ike H.ulroids, ut prices ii&riginc from ������,2 to S3  ner acre. Them Lands arc Cose lo KulerDnsms Muv  Towns, Churolics, Schools, etc., and will bo sold uu esA  reasonable terms.   Apply to  R. il. Pll'BCB, Acenl, West Bay City, Mich.  , Or J.W. CURl'IS. Wliitteiiiore. .Mich.  BALDNESS  GUHED.  ROSE'S "Hair Grower" positively and permanently cures   Baldnoss,   Hair Falling  Out, Dandruff, ctc.. and renders the hair soft,  glossy and btauiifui. Tc3Umoutals from lesdiu^ Toroiv  togentltmen.   Pries $1.00 psr bottle  ROSE & CO.,  325 Konoesvalles Atch Toronto.  A SUBE CUKE.  Doctor���������I'm afraid your wife isn't going- to pull Ihrough.  Husband���������Oh, yes, she will. I told  her 1 already had hor successor picked out in case she didn't get, well.  ������������������;���������'.���������    W'PC 1O0.0  j**^ ������tC������^5<^ -^iv^^-' ^������^^2^>< **f-1/     ������ksu/������  GALVERT'S  Carbolic Dlalnfoctants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powdors, etc., have been  awarded 100 medals and diplomas for superior  excellence. Their regular use prevent Infectious diatases. A^k your. dealer to obtain a  supply.   Llsto mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANOHE8TER,   -   ���������     ENGLAND.  ���������������   B-usra Sc33E-Ea.3>,  3   LEAD, COPPER, BRASS.  Wholoialo only.   Lone Distance Telophonel798.  WILLIAM   ST.,  TORONTO.    _  Sausage Caslhg������-|^'^^������  ���������rloan Hog Casings���������ralisble goods atriuht prices,  PARK, BLAOKWELL.li CO., Toronto.  WAHTED--Mcn to travel, salary or commission; experience unnecessary. WrileLUKB BROS. CO., Montfual^  WANTED -Salesmen ; "Arborine" protects fruit trees  from all pesis; 130.00neik.. ARBORlNgICO.. Monlrcal.  Mill*. Mills & Hnloo  B^rrUlerB.otc, reiaoved  to Wesley Bld������s., Klob  mend Ut. W., Toronto.  Cereal Coffee Fealth Prink. Pure,Wholesome, NoariaV  Ing; 15o lb., or S lbs. forS5o. Kokoo Is euual to 40c coffee.  fiJTKor Sale by all Grocers, or send 10c for i-lh. paclrae*  V) the ROKCO MFO. CO., 164 Queen E., Toronto.  .  AgenU wanted in ererr locslhy.      ��������� .  '��������� -  Michigan Land for tSale.  ������ 890 WIRES O0OD FARMIHQ LAHDS-ARENAO  ������i losoo. Ogamaw ui Crawford Coontlea. Title per.  teU. Oo kiohigan Oonlral, Detwlt * jOokinM and  iSit Loie Railroad!, at prists iscjlng from ������2 to ������3  ner ten, Tb������������i Laais ������*��������� C8oi������ to Katorprijliig New  KMW. OSsurahet, Bohooa, at*., and rill be sold on meat  siwiiiiiiislihImiim    ftpplT I"  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATEFUL���������COMFORTING.-  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  permanently cures  Catarrh of note,  _   throat,    stomaoh  nnrt bladder.  60e * ������1 a boi.   Wrile for particulars, The  Indian Catarrh Curo Co.. 146 SI. Jam������a-������������., Montreal.  POULTRY, BUTTER, ECC8, APPLES,  aud other I'KODITCR, to emure boat remit* consign to  The   Dawsor\ Commission   Go.,   Limited,  Cor. Woflt-Market & Colborno St., Toronto,  yWANTBD-YOUNCS    LADIES-   IN    FA'KKV   CITY  und town in Canada to sell the Cunadinn Militor.  Xmna Curd ; be>t noreUy of tlicac������on: Rood seliei ,  seiul 3ft������*cn ceiicn for .Ample card. Anply by lott-rr  only, addressed to .7 W BOWDKN, Room,!, 1 To-  rnnto Streut, Toronto. j1  CathoSic Prayer B00k8��������� R09as"iB8'-  Oru-  oifixos, Scapulars,  lte!ii.'i:>u3 ricturcs, Statuury, and Church.Ornaments,  K'tucational-Worki. Mail ordorrt rocfivo promiic attention. .    D.! & J. SAOLIER & 00., Montreal.  lan.iiGS WJ  j  Owing* to enlarging" works.  OTKADY EMl'LOYMKNT :- KXOl'NK FITTKILS.  ** acctidloiiu'd to L-lo^t* wurk on niiiriue and auto ma* ic,  imuldfra. h-iridj* boiU't'mcn.  Brantford in a. hve. blight city of eiK"U-Mi thouamid :  watorwortfH, olt-ctru-, railway, gas nnd electric li-ihtini*-.  iU'iiw low, living cheap.  WATER0US, Brantfofii, Canada.  MAIL  STEAMSHIPS  Portland, Me., to Liverpool, Cflllng ������t Halllaz  Westbound.  Larga    and   fast   Steamers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Cambroman. ���������  BatM oi uassags:���������First Cabin, $50 npirards; 8*oond  C������bi������, ������S5: Staeraf., ������M.50 and $13.50.  For further Information apply to local agsnU, or  DAVID TOEBAICCE a CO., Osneral Agont*.  17 St. Sacrament St.  Montreal.    '  ^T������tf WfNOiNQ WATCH,  I.aily's or Gent'sl. SOLID OOLD  RlNli, an AUTOilAUP, ACOOHDB-  ON. a VIOLIN or GUITAR, for  sellins 9 hoses of Dr, Trice's Sar-  sipariila lllotxi Pills at 50c per  boi. DON'T SliND MCX1SY.  simply send your name and address and we will send you tho  lis, poet paid, with nur Catalotuo.  HoU [hum ana remit us tbe paymonl  id we ������ill ie, d you the premlnm you  select. These Pills cure Impure blood,  rheumatism, lirer and kidney diseases, and alUtonuoh  troubles. Pills returnable if not sold. Writs ui at  once and mention tbis paper.  PRICE MFO. 00., SS Bay Straot, Toronto, Ont,  JAS. R. ANNETT, Manager.  1    JOHN J. MAIN, Supt. and Treat  Esplanade,        Toronto  0pp. Sherboui-neSt.,   * ���������**** v***<v  High Glass  Water  Tubo  Staam  Boilers, for All Pressures,  Duties and Fuel.  SBND    FOR   DESCRIPTIVE   CATALptlUB.  -Toronto Electric Iiisht Co., Limitod.  I Tin. T. F.iunn Co., Liuiitccl.  ��������� -,' Tho Massoyllarris Co., Limil2<l.'  |    The Oulta IVrehii HubWir i. Mte Co.  The Wilsuu Publis.'ilui; Oo.,,Uinitod.  (All of Toronto, where boilers may be soon working.  fa  m  r.> "f i.  ���������iM  r2    ttJWi-Um'i  J X*mX,-ZiK+tT"H7,3r~r+rmwmi  V l"U,T���������'    J.     %^m mWt  "Ii,'r*i"          "W        i"      "Z" umpiJsi    *K ��������� ���������"                                                                                                                                                                                                                             .    ,|.  .'" >'?"?-''* ���������*������''��������� K"/"s" ' ;������ t'-' -ffir.* ���������'������������������-������������������''^���������J'Tr'^ ���������',*r 7T^-wa^n.flr^"^*<������-i------4ii-.-31~  ���������."-������������������'ii.i '. I* ."*i .    ���������      r������i   it ii    ,.*���������.   .,     : i-i'"���������.     .'i ".- ni-     '.h'c'i-     v..,v,      i-.'.-'v  - * .fa.  :''i,if>  .     *     ^ .ii, ...    ,1^1",   "��������� t   ���������'���������>,(    ,' i".������ 7.   ���������������������������>..���������    ..i'i ,   ,���������    .���������������������,./  ��������� vft      ".������"*���������*. ������>i*i/ "������������������A-iVi -in.; ty'.-s -w*������. THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, DECEMBER  big  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  Newfoundland is on.the eve of a government-crisis. ��������� ��������� '      ''  The Miners'Union   will give a  dance about New Year's.  \;:;��������� Mr. Posty, formerly of this city, has  opened up a general store.  The two blast furnaces are now running in the Hall Miues smelter.'-...'.  '������������������'.'"���������ii. 11. TriK'niiin, the Vancouver phb-  ; tographor, has returned to the Coast.  The E. of P. lodge propose giving a  dance   Christmas night   in   Spencer's  hall.;'        ���������:.'���������', ' ������������������' "'���������"   ];,.:,       /  ���������  Winter, is now in for.keeps, and.when  it snows it does.in real earnest in these  parts.   ,;;,,_"'.'';' "...';���������'.���������'������������������  Tho Salvation Army are "very strong  in Rossland. , They have much, to do  ������������������there.; ..'.    ,."':. "  Mrs. Henderson has opened up a  dressmaking' shop in Ala. Crawford's  vacant store. , ;.  PEESONAL  All the.latest magazines and novels  .'as they.are issued by. tho publishers at  Clifle's Bookstore." v ��������� '��������� ���������  -:;..���������.; .Johnny.-Morgan   is   now   on  police  'dntyi doing His utmost to fill the shoes  ,;,: of tne stateiy/Larry. '   .       ���������"''.',   ,J  -���������'���������I, Grading on tho - Lardeaii'branch of  . ������������������. the K..& 6., from Argenta to   Duncan  City, is"abbut finished..']������������������ .'"  ��������� ',; .The Christmas season this year,froni  ..whispers.hoard,   will   be   lively   with  .'weddings, iinotiiing else. ,.:   ' ���������;  "Pa.ther Pat" -is 'now.!,.stationed.at  Phoenix. He seems to be adapted to  pioneer work in milling camps.  =About 400 Britishers were killed and-:  wounded at the battle of Modder iii varf.  or rather tlie total of both reaches tiiat  figure.:' / '";'.'- ���������'���������';' ... ,���������:;  ���������_-. The Sandon Brass Band has been re-  inidrced by two players Irom the outside, besides 'the return of some of its  old players. ".-���������."���������    <:. . ��������� ������������������/ .  ���������'���������   The Rev. Ferguson will commence  his pOstbrai woric here in the  Presby-  : ian-.church with the evening service tomorrow at 7:30.     ,.  ; Rev. A. M. Sanford went to Slocan  City on Priday, where lie will preach  on Sunday. ���������������������������His pulpit here will be  supplied oythe Rev. Roberts, of New  Denver, at the usuul time.  Miss O'Donnell  ton Wednesday.  .''   Thos. Brown went   to  Sunday on legal business.  .'." Mr.CM. Wilson came in from Spokane Tuesday, imd will likely remain  i severalweeks.        .   . '   ,      '" .  Miss Williamson, of" New Denver,  spent'n. few days in the city the. fore  part of tho^yeck. :���������'���������'������������������  Mr. Yiites, of Royclstoke, son of Rev:  Yates, of New Denver, was in the city  a few,days this week.  '"'the Rev. Mr. Ferguson, "successor to"  the Rev."J. A. Cleiand, has comb to  the city to take up his work here.  .  Mr. Perry, .manager ..of  the   Noble  Five mine, is in from Victoria and will  take charge of   the  office during. Mr. 1  McDonald's absence on   his  wedding  tour:," ���������'.-��������� '/" ,. .'���������' "���������  Hugh Cox, who went away last 'slimmer .to be married, returned to town on  Wednesday, from-the Coast, and is now  nt.his old -plane at, the Star. Mrs.Cox  returned to Wisconsin owing to the illness of her mother.-.' >������������������'  The following Sandohites were, of .the  party taking advantage of the C. P. 11.  excursion over their, -newjine into the  Boundary country : Mayor Pitts, Ald:  ermen���������Crawford, Buckley, "'-���������', Hunter  and McDonald;' and Mcsjrs. Grimmett,  Cliffe:arid Jeff Alain.  --',.-     ';  ..Tlie Rev.v; and Mrs.'Cleland" spent';.a  busy time of it the past week shaking  hands and taking leave of, wo may say,  the whole community; as"; they are  '.both highly respected -by aU iicgiiaiiited  fiiyith'them." On Sunday iastrtlie: Key.  g"eh tlem en preach ed two . farewell ser-  inoris���������-in the Methodist church in the,.  morning, and in 'his..own-in _the evening, :and' since then his residence has  been beseiged by callers. It is needless to say there is a universal hope  that the departing couple will iiieefc.  with every degree of success iind prosperity   in- their, new home,   Eugene,  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 ������������������:  &99  IS*,  at .nearly any time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is.tlie most perfect of hqui'ishment to;give the.children for  33cforc.  ^oavS-hos-Aoaine,  Oregon.  At Hymen's Altar.  Jtlic Great Enrjlisli Itcmedi/.  Sold and recommended by all  druggists in Canada.  Only reliable medicine discovered1:. "She  .. _ .        _ '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 packaRe Si, six, $5.  One will please,  six will cure.  Pamphlets free to any address.  Tno Wood Company, Windsor, Ont.  .'��������� Sold in Sandon by'F. J. Donaldson',  and the McQueen Co., Druggists.  ;;':���������;'F0R RENT.'-. '���������':���������::'  IIOT1ZI- RHCO.���������65 rooms, well funit^Iictl, sto.1111  licit utl,  electric lights, hot and colli water. . ,  ' ]IOTIiIiGbbbl������XOUGir.-=5 rooms, best furnished hotel  in UK- K-oorcii.-iys, steam heated, electric lights, will remodel to  suit tenant. . ��������� ��������� ���������'  ���������".:,-'::��������� Nakusp. :.���������..  Renovated in all appointments.  A good table always.  Choicest liquors and'eigars in the bar.  'T* Rails and Track Iron, 'w. ���������',  '���������-���������'��������� .Cirow's Nest; Coal, ; !'   ,-.' -'      ':;:;". '���������.<���������':. .-,-;  Bar and Sheet Iron,   V- '"'���������' V ���������''  :��������� Je'ss'op & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,"- 'v,;  ' ::;\; ,    -,;������������������  Powder, Caps, Ruse,'   : ; ������������������ '.'".'.'���������'.���������',;-��������� -".-.:'.'  .Iron Pipe and Fittings,'..'.'?:.:.-!-.' :.''���������-��������� '.;;���������;. ���������.;������.  -Oils, Waste, Etc.,   ���������       ..'~'-'"::,'-:::",'.Y :'';--  Mine or Mill Supplies of all.kinds.  Agents Truax Automatic Ore Cars; ���������',,'-  Head Office-  Stores at   ; '  -NelsbnB.CV  Mrs. Snowman, Proprietress.:     Nelson, B.C.''������������������' Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.O-  ���������3-t x 70, with ctillar same size,  They make prisoners������ work at the  Nelson gaol. That's, right. There ;is  no reason that any iiian, out of gaol of  in it, should get nia-living at the expense of the public while he is able to  work ior it.. ���������  Remember thg'display of holiday  goods at Ulilfe's Bookstore is now nearly complete. The range is much more  extensive than over,before.. Call early  and make your selection before.thelot  ��������� '. is culled over.  Mr. Barron aiid his assistant, Miss  Moore, are busy these times training  the children ior the school concert, so  the public can look'forward to a good  entertainment on Friday evening, Dec.  '22, in Spencer's hall.  Robert Estland,: of Eugene, Oregon,  steaiiijg'a ride on .a freight on the, C-  P. R., between Kousoii and Cascade  Oity, was killed last week. Some of  the brakes gave, way, and the train becoming unmanageable, the: accident  occurred.    v  ;-:.v.-.:,    .,..:,. ;i.  The Grits of. Manitoba haye been  abusing the Tories ior having Tupper,  Foster, etc., speaking during the provincial campaign, and at the same  time ,they: have Eraser, of Guysboro,  and many dth'er'eantemers stumping  the'proviiieo.theni8"eives.   .,  A mud-slide oh;the C. P. R., within  the corporation limits, Monday, made  all the passengers. Walk a few rods lor  exercise. By working through the  night the section men had the line  clear ior the train to pull into the de-,  pot in the morning on outgoing time.  The returns from the Manitoba elections go to show'that the Greenway  government is likely to be defeated.  At present the opposition have two of  a majority, though one constituency is  a tie, ami two elections to be yet held,  so neither party can i'eei very safe.  Hugh John's extreme populaniy has  worked wonders. He himself defeated  Cameron, a cabinet minister, in South  Winnipeg. Hon. ltubt. Watson, of  Portage ia Prune, another cabinet minister, was also deieated.  One of the interesting  social events  of the season was the marriage of Mr.  Geo. B.  McDonald,   ass't manager' of  the Noble Five mine' at Cody, to Miss  Louise Fairchild Hammond,  daughter  of Mr; and Mrs. H. R. Hammond, this  city, Thursday at b* a.m., the Rev. J. A.  Cleland officiating;   Mr. McDonald is  one of the most popular youiig im.ii in.  the Slocan,, and: the bride is one of the  leaders insoeial affairs, in tbe locality.  The ceremony-  was performed at  the  Goodenough, in the presence  of .only  the family circle and one  or two most  intimate friends.   The bride, who wore  a becoming travelling costume ol' dark  grey  with boquet of natural rosebuds,  was assisted by her sister,   Miss Hammond,  while the groom was supported  by Mr.'O.K. Hammond, brother of tlie  bride.   After congratulations the party,  sat   down   to. a   sumptuous   wedding  breakfast.     The   numerous   presents,  both   useful and costly, from friends  present  and   abroad,  testified   to   the  esteem in whicn the wedded couple are  held.   The happy couple left  by the 8  train, with their share of rice and good  wishes, on a trip to California- via Spokane, returning by  Vancouver.     Mr.  and Mrs. McDonald will be at home to  their friends at' Cody after January 15.  The Review, joins their  many, friends  in congratulations..  COonii.VOUGH.STOKE..  steam heated, electric lights.  SANDON. STR'AM LAUNDRY.���������In first-class ���������'ru'nhinf;  order, lias l'ehon wheel for poiver, andean l>o run ill moderate expense.. Kent cheap.'  .  STORKS AND OFPICES.���������In the Hank builclinfr,' water,  steam heal and electric lights.      .'.- ;     -,  ���������  ... ONE .STOK1..-IH the Virginia block,Aargc. plate glass  front, including water and steam heat. '       .  OI-'FIGEs;���������In 'Virginia i block, $15 per month, ihcludim;  water, steam heat aud electric lights. . :    "  <jNE-STAHLU.--l.-or 12 horses, = story.   Cheap.  ���������   THE QUEEN LODGING IIOUSE.-3 small stores, and  living rooms on second story. ..Cheap. - -  . ;   'SEVEN  .FIRST - CLASS ', LIVING ��������� ROOMS.���������Second  story. o]Jliosite Clifton house, electric lights.    TWO STORVIIUILDING.-Nest door to above, = small  stores and living rooms on second lloor. .  . : FIRST-CLASS PLUMIIING SllOl'.-In'cluding 5=.5oo  stock of tools and fittings, and good-will of the Waterworks Co.  and business.      -      -, 0  FIRE-I'ROOF CELLAR.���������Opposite Kootenay hotel. .  FIRST-CLASS TWO STORY HARN.���������30x60.  .  -   ONE COTTAGE.��������� 4 rooms, next door west of continue,  $10 per month. ..  .,'���������   ���������   .  Several   other  cottages and  buildings furnished and un  tirnisheel, to rent, or sell, or will build tn suit tenants, ..  >   Apply to'J.'M. ll'ARRIS, Virginia block Sandou, II. C.   ...  -';.������������������������������������'.   .-'Tomake your selection, of Ghristriias. Presents before the >  v-V.       V  ������������������-..'"���������, ruslrbegins.  ��������� Our lines in Solid Gold Jewellery, Watches,  '.;   -Rings, .Sterling   Silver.   Novelties,'..Cut 'Glassware   and  :-c Electro Silver Plate is very,attractive,  and;\vefrshall'.seli"as'.'[  ...    low -as- we can guarantee the-best, quality ofgoods.-;: ... r' ;':-  ;': .Souvenir^Spoons with a local scene. a.speciaity.^^.;Lv...;-V.:  Engraving on all purchases free.: -:;-'-/-'-.-..-.....''  \v.  S. Dbewrv  Sandon, li.  0.  H. T. TWICG  New Denver, B.C.  ,:.   DREWRY & TWIGG,  ��������� V.  Dominion, and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers. '  Bedford-McNeil Code. ���������'".'  \VATATAVATATi  ffiiteMto,  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Appreciates Their Kindness.  Although a few ������f the knowing ones  say they Imd knowledge for some time  that .Lurry jDoolan was going to throw  up the pose ot chief of police, his resignation on Monday evening was a general surprise. He made an excellent  officer, and was generally liked and respected. We understand lie has gone  into tlie employ (&c he left on Tuesday)  of the K. & d., wliere he has heen ottered the position of road-master on its  system. Tne council have not yet decided on his successor.  A number of his   bachelor friends,  which included   a few lately  enrolled  benedicts, tare welled Mr. (j. li. McDonald from hachelordom (he having been  married the following Thursday morning) at the lieco hotel on Friday evening last.   It  is  needless to say that a  iuil'Miow of soul"   took place as   Mr.  McDonald is one of  the  most popular  young niiM   in  half   the side of   this  country and would give the other hall  a lively chase.   The entertainment was  extended into the   "wee srna'  "ours,"  when lie was congratulated by all present on the step' he was about to take.  We had a  jolly  party  at the public  school tonight,  And oh!   the merry time we had: was  simply out of sight.  I'm..a stranger here in Sandon,   but I  Avant tp tell you this���������  I've been treated  very kindly by the  Master and the Miss ;  And the boys and girls in Sandon have  treated ine so line  That I'm trying' to speak my feelings  by this simple little rhyme.  Harvijy Kelly.  Sandon, B.C., Dec. 1,'99=  NOTICE.  NumberJOnc andNumberl'wo MinernlClaims  situate in the Slocan  Mining division  ol  Weft Kootenay district.   Where located:  On Noble Five mountain.  Take notice Hint T, A; S. Fnrwell, acting as  agent for  John .-A.  Wliittier;  free  Miner's  CurtiflcnleNo. lliiSA, in tend, six tv 'diiV's from  date hereof; to apply:to'the Mining Recorder  for Certificates ol Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining Crown Grants on tlie above  claims.  ���������     .  And further take notice tliataction, under  Section:!",  must be. commenced belore the  issuance ol such Certlllcatesof Improvements  2-12-03 ���������".'������������������������������������.,  A. S.''"AliWELL.  '.''.������������������''   NOTrCE.     '   .  Omega and Twilight Mineral Claims situate  in the Slocan Mining division of West  district. Where located: On Noblo live  mountain. .   . ������������������:'���������....���������  Take notice that I, A. S. Farwell, acting as  agent lor John M. Harris, Fiee Alinor's Certi-  IlcateNo. S32SS A, and Fred TV Kelly, Free*  Miner's Certlllcate No. 3328!) A, intend, sixty  sixty days from the date hereof,, to apply to  tlicMiningUecordor for Certificate oi Improvements, for the'purpose ol obtaining  Crown Grants of the above claims.  And further tiutc notice that action, under  Section .37. must be commenced belore tbo  Issuancepfsuch Certificates of Improvements  (M2-D!)  ���������     ��������� '  A. S. FARWELL.  QOINQ E^5T OR QOIMQ WEST.  THE GOOD OLD FIRM OF ,  ri.'i.ri.M.,.,.M.,.t^u������*i.M.������n.M.,.k.M.f,i.  Are always to.be depended on for.nice, clean Groceries.  One car of fine Fresh Vegetables.  ��������� Gue 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 arid  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.     : ; -  WLL IN mib /EE UX.'li '  ' '  e  SANDON.  -KASLO.  AINSWORTH.  FOH OVE It in I'T* YEAKS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been  used by millions of mothers for their children  wlille teething. If disturbed at night and  brokenof yourrestby a sick child, sutlering  and crying Willi pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a boule ci "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve the poor little sutterer immediate  ly. Depend upon it, mothers, there Is .110  mistake .about it. Itcuiesditirrlxcea, regulates  the stomtich and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  BOltensthegums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives lone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup" ior children  teething Is pleasant to ihe taste and Is the  prescription ol one of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in the United  States. Frice twenty-live cents a Lottie.  Sold by all druggists throughout the -world,  liesureand ask.lor "Mrs. Wiuslow'sSoothing  Syrup."  Labor Trouble Rotes.  K. <������ &. HOTEL  MeGUIGAK,  Mrs. Peters having decided to,end hor tenancy of this hotel by December 1st. 18!)9,  takes this opportunity of thanking her many  Irlcnus fortlielrkindpatronage; Mr.P, Ganty  wi[l take the hotel over on the above  mentioned date, and will do his utmost to  give entire satisfaction in every way.'  The contemptible is apparent always  in some newspapers and some men.  Because a paper or a man expresses  dissent" from any stand'takeii by organized labor, it is at onco asserted that  that paper or man is an enemy to organized labor. Is a paper opposed to  civilized government because it expresses objection to some stands taken  by Republican, Democratic, Liberal or  Conservative parties ? Tlie answer is  at once "No." Organized labor may,  like organized anything else, do or say  somethings wise and other things foolish, and the paper that points out its  weaknesses as well as its virtues may  generally be considered its best friend  in the end. ,      -  suffering from DRAINS, LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IM-  POTENCY, VARICOCELE, etc., -1 say to you, as man  to man, as physician to patient, DRUGS NEVER CURE.-  Why not use nature's own remedy���������  ELEOTRSOITY?  Witli my ELECTRIC BELT and SUPPORTING SUSPENSORY, Icured 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 Bolt, and that is the. Sanden. Don't be'de-  ceh'ed by cheap, worthless imitations. I have had 30 years' experience and  control patents coveiing every part of my belt.)  DR. R, SANDEN; 156 St. James Street, Montreal, One. ,  DR. LOW'S. WORM. SYRUP  Is death to the worms every time, safe  for the ciild and pleasant to take. Insist on getting "Dr. Low's" and' accept  no substitute.   Price 25c.  fit Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forts.  Sandon. Slocan City.  .-:.'   -v.  Y-\  y."  9';''  f  15-���������'  se""-*.  1        - '"      "j1 .   .  ���������>   ���������,    '     z^'.'    yA *_J_yy_S_    -   '-   l.-'^, "   ,**    - --  r  .       .%<*,-.���������--���������     ' -��������� .   ���������'. -        ������   - '. '������'     y, m " -      ���������< J   t '. '  '   ���������" , '.-\T  -'-*   * ".

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