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 I  AWAY.  VOL. 3-NO. 39. -  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1900.  FIVE CENTS.  ,imo w PLfiii:  With a Few Remarks aud Criticisms  by trie Editor,  The following platform has been  drawn up .by tlie Slocan City Miners'  Union.'and endorsed by thoir members  Inst Wednesday evening. It will be  submitted for the approval of every  miners' union and labor organization  in British Columbia within the next  few weeks:  1st. Wc demand of-the Provincial  Legislature thc enforcement of' the  Eight-Hour Law, and its application to  all branches of manual labor.  2nd. Legal recognition by incorporation of Labor Unions and the extention  to them of the same rights enjoyed by  other corporate bodies.  3rd. To provide for adjustment of  wage disputes by arbitration on plana  similar to that now in force in New  Zealand.  4th. To provide for settlement of  public questions by direct vote under  tiie initiative and Referendum.  5th. Government ownership ,of all  Railway, Telegraph and Telephone  lines to be constructed, and tlie acquiring of those already in use as soon as  practical; and to prevent extortion as  far as possible by the control "of till  Railway, Telegraph and Telephone  lines for public use and to fix a reasonable maximum rate which they may  charge for service.  6th. An act to prevent employment  of Chinese in any mines, factories, or  public works within the Province.  7th. , An act to provide proper safeguards to life and health, and. to provide mi efficient mine inspection system to procure these rcaults.,  8th. An act to establish County or  Local government throughout the  Province ; all officers of such, both judicial and executive, to be elected by  thc popular vote of their respective  localities.  Thralldornis that feature of legislation that deprives men of their libertj  of action. To that extent .the miners  of the province are in thralldom, and  the unions appear to desire its continuance. We have long since held that  with liberty of choice all classes of  employes shsuld have thc benefits of  all legislation shortening thc hours of  labor. How the present law would  serve masons, carpentors,etc.,who work  but part of the year is another ques  tion? For instance, shortening hours  of labor means lessening days' wages.  How, then, will lessening the days'  wages ot those who have employment  but a part of the year suit them ?" This  is a problem to solve.  Article 2 is impracticable as matters  stand in British Columbia to-day.   If  all labor unions, operating in the province, were wholly British Columbian  with their,nowers and jurisdiction defined in their charters, there would be  much to recommend the.demand ; but  certainly unions managed and controlled by foreign corporations ennnot  hope for thc recognition they desire.  The demand is in conflict with all constitutional usages.  Art. 3. When means are discovered  to compel labor, as well us capital to  abide by the decisions of" arbitrations  law would be workable, but hot until  then. As long as laborers are at, liberty; to .put their' hats on and walk  away from thc consequences of an'  award, while capital has to stand and  abide by them, arbitration boards  will be ineffectual.  Art's 4 and 5 are commendable when  the proper legal machinery is there to  rightly enforce thc consequences.  Art's G and 7 are decidedly in the  public interest and ought to be crystallized into legislation as soon as possible. <���������       r-  Art>S has been advocated by The  Review for tho last two years. In the  case of officials, however, where a certain educational qualification, is necessary���������all candidates should be compelled to pass an examination -before  submitting their names to popular vote.  THE RETURN MATCH.  In  ���������Which the Sandon Juniors'Turn the  Tables on the Kaslo Seniors.  The return match between the Kaslo  senior and tho Sandon junior hockey  teams was played on the ice here on  Saturday evening. On account of thc  soft weather the ice was out of condition, but was, of course, as fair for one  as the other. Tlie visitors re.iohed  here by.speoial train about 0 o'clock,  accompanied by a large number of  Kaslo sports to see the second success  of what the Kootennian culled "Koslo's  champions." The visitors \ver<? met  by the Sandon band at thc Reoo hotel  and escorted to the rink,' whom they  enlivened thc evening's ��������� proceedings  at intervals.. The team's got down to  work as" follows :  On Thursday morning Clias. McNeil,  F. II. Pheppard and Alex. MeFarlnne  were returning home from night shilt  at tho Noble Five mine when they  were overtaken by the annual avalanche, overpowered and carried down  a considerable distance. The rest of  the operatives at the mine act to work  with almost superhuman energy to extricate tlie men' and finally succeeded  in their work in titno tosnve McNeil  alive, but too late to render service to  'the other two, who were quite dead  when found.' The body of snow this  time was not large, and the probabilities nrp that' had they reached the  dead men u little earlier they might  have saved them alive.  Mr. McFnrlane was a single man and  came from Prince Edward Island.   Mr.  mines and hiinin  b.  KASLO.  SANDON.  The Lardo-Duncan Promising.  lioggan  S. S. Connanton, manager of the  Lodestar Gold .Mining and Development Co., Ltd., returned from a visit of  inspection on the upper Duncan river,  and while away instituted extensive  repairs to the steamer Marion, now on  the ways at Duncan City. This boat  is now in such.condition, as will make  her most complete. Her .facilities for  handling all kinds -of traffic to the  Lardo-Duncan country have been increased in man3r ways, particularly in  the transportation of live stock. Mr.  Connautou reports that from present  indications a season of unexampled  activity will lie experienced in that  district.���������Kootenaian.  Not Quite True.  It is not true, as reported in the Sil-  vertonian, that the Emily Edith is  shortly to open up with a targe force  of men. We may as well advise these  prints and the business people as a  whole, that there will bo no general  opening up of the mines nor extensive  development work until acceptable  changes are made in the mining laws.  It is then on the shoulders of the men  and the prints that advise the retention of the law as it is that the consequences of mining inactivity must rest.  If they insist, on such a. law here, as  exists nowhere else under similar conditions, thc consequent loss to the  countty and scarcity of work for  miners must be at the doors of these  people.  Stewart Goal    ,        G  Dill- Point J. Crawford  Son j  Cover Point   j $ ������raw{������������j  xoung    J r I '". Crawlord  Hunter ; )        ,     . f   ���������      R. Hood  Stinson     >  Forwards   J. J. McKinnon  Cody    .    j [        \V. Chile  C. Scale umpired for Sandon and H.  Blackburn for Kaslo,.while D.O. Black-  Wood, Nslson, acted as .referee. '  There is a dispute as whether or not  Sandon made one of the goals allowed  by the umpire, in any event Kaslo had  a big "0." The 3 scoreil by Sandon  were made by McKinnon, Hood and  W. Cliffe.  The beauty of it all is that both  matches wers- played in the best of  good nature. In fact when these  matches degenerate into squabbles  they are no longer sport or recreation.  After the match all repaired to the  Balmoral dining rooms, where an excellent supper, was laid. After the  cravings of the inner man were appeased toasting, in true banquet style,  was the order, with^ M. L. Grimmett  and C. W. McAnn (Kaslo) in tho respective chairs. After thc toast to the  Queen tliere followed a feast of song  and flow of soul took up a couple of  hours more of the night. At a late  hour biiAdon saw the vibilOi.������'Oj'", all  feeling they had had a most enjoyable  evening.  Sheppard resided at Cody with his  wife, who remains to' mourn his sudden and altogether unloosed for demise. Thc miners' union sent up some  contrivances to bring the bodies down  also looking after tho funeral obsequies.  Conventions'.  Police   Court.  We are likely to have   conventions  galore in a few weeks.    If Joe Martin  succeeds in forming a cabinet he will  hold a convention in tho Slocui.   The  Semlin-Cotton party are likely to hold  one.   The Conservatives are most sure  to hold one- anc; we are  advised   that  there  will be another   to bring  out a  man in support of the business  interests of thc country, one prepared to repeal, or rather modify, thc  eight-hour  law.   As it is an absolute certainty the'  mines of^tlie Kootenay will not generally open  to employ any considerable  number of minors while the law stands  as it is,  all  sensible miners must see  that a candidate committed to such a  policy as will open up the mines of the  country in all their strength should be  the one for them to support.   Of caursc  if the Conservative convention brought  out such a candidate, who even might  favor "the principle of the eight-hour  law" and still'snpport tho alterations  wo indicate, lie is the one Thc Review  would prefer to support; but if it does  not do that The Review must support  some   respectable man   committed to  such policy.   Tl--������ itdvaivruuenb of the  country's natural intcrests,tuid through  them the prosperity of the people, is  the lirst consideration of T.ie Mining  Review.  Tlie Tom Moore,up above McGuigan,  has six men working.  Tho Queen Bess is making regular  shipments from Three Forks.  Tt is said the Ruth concentrator will  begin operations next week, which will  do much to enliven tilings in town.  Tho Wakefield concentrator and tram  arc now completed and are working to '  the entire satisfaction of till interested  parties.   About 40 men are tit work on  the property.  The Molly Gibson promises to be  one of the largest mines in the country.  Tliere are now 35 men at work on the  property, and a valuable seam of ore. is  being followed.  The Hartnoy, the Marion, the Cap-  ella, thcMollic Hughes and the Lost  Tiger situated around New Denver  promise to become valuable properties  under development.  The Bosun, at.New Denver, has on a  force of 4S men, which are all, Mr.  Sandiford says, the property has room  for at present. They are now running  on a great body of ore.  Messrs. Stace and Brockman, English capitalists, large holders in the  Ajax fraction, have had their eyes on  the Monitor, .near Three Forks, and  bought it List week at ������125,000 from  Mr. Petty. The mine, some years ago  was quite n shipper yielding the large-  est gold values of any mine in these  parts._ This is the only transfer of any  magnitude that has taken place in  these parts for some time.  The Joker group, on the south fork  of Kaslo creek, has a 50-foot shaft, 300  feet of drifts with an upraise of 120  feet to the surface. The paystrcak  runs from 18 inches wide to the full,  width of the tunnel. The vein is 30  feet wide with wcll-deiined walls, and  in parts two valuable paystreaks are  found. Assays run 9 oz. silver and  ���������flOO in gold." Over 1000 feet of tunneling have been driven.  Appreciate the Kindness.  THE CURLING BONSPIEL  Although the weather has not been the most favorable for curling events,  a very interesting 'spiel has occupied our local knights of the besom and the  Btane the past few slays. Onlv one outside town was represented, that being  Kaslo by Mr. G. O. Buchanan' rink, who were successful in carrying off two  cups���������tho Harris and the All Comers. The Bostock, which is between Grimmett, Main and Hood, Sandon, will be played off when the ice is fit.  McMillan  G Main  Pitts (Bye)  Wilson, skip  Waltham  Kottylc  MclClnnon  Bucliiiiiau.sk.p      11  Smith '���������'���������''  Cavanaugh  Plurson  Hood, skip 10  , McMartln  Sun lord  Kobortson   (Byo)  Grimmett, skip  Seato  Fallows  Bro ivu  Main, skip  HARRIS    CUP.  10\  Buchanan  10  Buchanan  13  "Buchanan  111  LGrlmmott  OJ  There was quite a case in the local  police court this week.   Two brothers  named Sears claiming to reside at Nelson, the one  as plaintiff and the other  as witness; had one McCaffrey, late of  Montana  and who is now stopping at  the   Klondike,   before   the   court  for  drawing a cheque on the bank in which  he   had no money.   They   claimed it  was payment of  money   he  borrowed  to invest in a mine which they owned  at Nelson.-,  McCaffrey   contended   he  had , borrowed no   money from  them,  and that they had already got $350 out  of him in payment lor a property they  never owned, and then threatened this  suit,  or rather non-prosecution  if he  would pay them S250 more.   Evidence  was adduced to convince the court that  it was a case of "pull," and it was dismissed  with costs on the prosecution.  The   chief  then gave the Sears   two  hours in which to get out of town, and  they got.   Christie lor Sears and Grimmett for McCaffrey.  ���������'Fighting Joe" to the Jbiescue.  C, P. R. Immigration Literature.  Mgr. Sandon Hockey Team:  Dear Sir,���������On  behalf of the  Kaslo  hockey team and Kaslo visitors to your  city on   the   occasion of   the  hockey  match on Saturday evening, March 3rd,  wo beg to tender yourself and the Sandon team, and your friends, our heartfelt thanks  and keen  appreciation of  the attentions shown us, and especially  do we wish to convey our gratitude for  thc   encouragement   given   our    ice  scrapers by the tooters.   The occasion  will always be a pleasant remembrance  in the memory of each one who was so  fortunate as to be present.   Universal  regret was expressed that we could not  longer enjoy your princely hospitality.  On behalf of the Kaslo hockey team  and   Kaslo contingent, we   have   the  honor to be  Yours sincerely,  0. A. McAnn, mayor  Sam A. Hunter, captain  F. E. King, manager.  The Canadian Pacific Railway Company  has just issued  two excellent immigration pamphlets for 1900���������"Western Canada"' and "British Columbia"���������  which contain a great deal of useful  and accurate   information   about  the  country west of Lake Superior, and are  of special interest to those  who  contemplate   settling   in   the   Canadian  Northwest or British Columbia.   Large  editions of   those pamphlets are   distributed gratuitously in  Great Britain  and   the   United  States,   as   well   as  throughout   the   Dominion,   and   are  eagerly read by those who are seeking  a new home and desire  to know something of thc best country in the world  in which to find.one.  .^^  The Important Matter.  (Byo)  BOSTOCK CUP.  Waltham  ���������Kottyle,  McKlnnou  Buchanan, srcip      10,  MoMarttn  San lord  Robertson  Grlmmutt, skip      10J  Scale  Lilly       '  Brown.  Main, skip  McMilllan  G. N. Main  Pitts  Wilson, skip  Hnjjler '  Gomm  McLachlan  McDonald, skip  LGrlmmett  10  11  Grimmett.  Joe Martin says he will make such  modifications in the mining laws as  will alloy all hostility between miners  and owners.. If that is possible, which  we very much doubt, unless' all penalty  obligations are removed, why did he  not see that such a law, instead of the  present one, was passed in the first  place? We are quite sure it''would  have been better, to have avoided the  trouble between tlie owners and the  men in the first place than to endeavor  to cure it now with a handful! of chaff  on the eve of provincial elections.  Which Is Which, Now.  THAT DREADFUL SLIDE.  "I  LMain  J  H. Sheppard   and   A, McFarlahe  Victims  This Time.  Its  . Smith  Cavanaugh  Plorson  Hood, skip  To Play Off.  ALL   OOMBRS.  Kaslo  Walton  Kettylo ���������  MoKlnhon  Buchanan, skip     15  Sandon  Smith  Cavanaugh  Plorson  Hood, skip  Buchanan, Kaslo  Every year the descent of the Noble  Five snow slide, the largest in: the  country, is awaited with a feeling of  deep distrust, as it comes in such  a body and with such force as to render  escape from its path almost out of the  question. Three victims have been  caught in its deadly grasp, in the  memory of residents, and now follow  two more.  Where tho miners' unions and those  prints, that have been declaring that  the eight-hour law must stand as it is,  will find  themselves at a general election  is a problem  for them   to  pick  their teeth with.   Joe Martin  says he  will pass such legislation as will reconcile both owners and miners���������a strange  statement for a man who is responsible  for the present law and its disastrous  consequences.   We are also in  a position to prove, from documents in  our  possession, and which we are at liberty  to show to any one, that Semlih, Cotton  & Co. were willing to form a coalition  with Turrierr&'Co., about the last days  of the session of the House just closed,  and .one plank   in  the joint platform  was the repeal of the eight-hour law or  to so emasculate it as to destroy  its  identity.   Then with no party before  the country in favor of the eight-hour  law,  as it stands,   or rather with all  parties ready to repeal or amend it, we  ask the question again,  where will the  miners unions stand in the contest?  JohnHouston asks, "How many of  the mine owners and managers are  able to control a vwte other than their  own ?" A few weeks ago, in his eyes,  they were all aliens and without votes  themselves, but even Houston can still  learn something. He still clings to the  belief, however, that votes are of morn  importance, as they doubtless are to  self seekers like himself, thanthe material interests of the country. The  Review happens to think that, a large  inflow of capital, opening up the country affording ample employment to  every one who wanted it at fair wages,  would be preferable to the present condition of things���������most all tlie mines  shut down and adventurers vote limit- ���������  ing. What do those who have substantial interests in the country think  of our choice in the matter ?  Sandon Ore Shipments,  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money  sf it fails to cure. 25c. E. W. Grove's  iigriature is on each box.  Eor the week ending March 9 were  as follows : . |:  MINE.  Payne.............   Last Chance.   American Boy......   Total ���������   "'.''    WEAK LUNGS.  Mr. Frank Jennings, Coldwater, Ont.,  says: "I was troubled for some time  with sore throat and weak lungs, but  Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup cured  me when other remedies failed. Price  25 cts.  .yvfc.V/Vrf:?^ v -'-���������-���������  OSMAN JJMA'S  CAEEER.  LIFE OF THE MAN WHO REVELLED  UN B^OOJDSH^D.  Have Trailer to a I'owerrul ICiiIer-Out-  l.i\reil hj the i:u^ll������h r������r -lave I'i-ikIIuk.  Hi: i:ri-rlril 11 <ii-<-:iI Empire in (lie llrxrrt.  Osmian Digna's real name was George  NisLet.  His fntbeu-,  aiodording  to   tlie  story   liow  familiar    had   taken   wife  fliind   sou   to  Egypt   whan   the  latter  was a boy.   The e/ldor Nfisbet diod. The  widow married a rich man of Alexandria���������OdinaQ  Digna.    Tim    stepfather  gu've tho boy lus name, hia education  and his calling-. Thus the now Osiuan  Digna became a Mobammoduo, aalave  br,.idor and a Hannibal of  tho dosert.  S.a'voiry in Egypt is noniinully abol-  Lsbsd.   in reality it flourishes. When  tltts  oli'd  OtsUnatn- Digna   died   tho  new  Osisiaai Digna sett'lcid in tho Btirberoen  country.   Hero  1-e   hired  u   band    of  lawless desert denizens, who swept up  atnd down the banks of the Nii.'.e, cup-  tluring  young   men   atnd   women.  'l)h������  captives were hurried, to the lied Sea  mnid said. O^mun Dig-na gnaw, rioh.His  headquarters" twere  at Berber  and at  Khartoum. The whole SuiaMm  region  yielded tribute to his traiffio.  Tii-e English occupation threatened  him with ruin. The new authorities  hiad Issued an edict against slavea-y.  Thiay closed the ports o'f the south  to tho preculiatr merchandise otf Os-  ina/n Digna. lie was now a typical  Mohammedan of fifty with a harem  -Mid a boar. Ruin slarod hiim in the  Imiza. He joined the Mahdi.  HIS APPEARAiYCK IN THE WAR.  The Mnihdi detected the vgireatnesa  of llui new follower. He give .h'tm, loiters  to the village  sheiks* and to  Lho  own fine. The Soudanese crept up  beneath the shelter thus afforded.  Thiay sptrang- upon the English ranks  end Lent them, buck. The capacity of  aba Aruto for hand-to-hand confililot  starved Osrnmu Digna's purpose well.  Hba Galling guns fell into the hands  of  ti'iis  jruen. f    \  :      CARNAGE IN THE DESERT.  Only the intrepidity of General Graham nvieirtcd a rout. Ho reformed bis  broken  lines and charged  tho yelling  Airius.   80 hot  became  tho Xiro from  the English   artillery   that  the forces  at  Osumu   broke  in   dismay.  Generatl  Grliiium. muUla  good hia advance, and  farced  Os'nmn   from  Suakin,    but no  IHUoticajl   advantage   resulted.   Osman  Digna  took  the field  again  in a fow  wveks.   About   4,000    Soudamese    and  Aroibs hud faJIou.   On the other hand,  G'rahnin hud lost a fifth of his army.  TheMS ovants revealed olearly tho Mo-  haiiiniixlnn's plan of oampaign.      The  luis of It.'������ WiJin of  no 'hupor'iaficq to  Gim/am Digna.    His men were eager bo  .ha slaughtered,. Ihatl  ihey  might  en-  tor the portals af Paradise.      If    the  English)'   won    a. victory he    lot them/  ba.vo it, aud (hen harassed them from  I his desert.     Su^-h wus h".s oourso when  heaven from Su.nkin. The English held  the- town, but Osman Digna held    the  English.  British policy contemplated the  building! af a, railway from Suakin 10  B������iJber- Before the design could be  carried' our. (he bos bile hordes ha<l to  be* swept from, tho desert. Osmsm  Digna flood in the way. All the power of. Britain was brougdi'l' to bear to  dUIodgei the MohUmmedan. Tho effort  great work of organization, He now  paid no particular attention to Os-  man. That worthyi remained as elusive as tho eel. Ambitious colonies and  majors tried to capture him. Pitched  battles  rjaiged.'   1     ������ '  On the whole, howover, the Mohammedan slaver's power; declined, England was not longer playing' his game.  The religious influence of the, Mahdisl  movement waned. Long befroo the  groat day at< Oradurman thet Soudan's  late had pasted) out o������ Osman Digna's  bands. He had sunk to the level of a  bandit  ni  largo  within its limits.  (When Kitchener went to Khartoum  O&muu Dignu wasj never out of his  thoughts. Positive orders were given  tio talco the sJiavo trader, dead or  alive. But, althic.ugh the great Englishman started tbq quarry, ha could not  run it l/ci earth. Osman) came out vof  the ,f ray alive, and free. 1 He had .lost  Mine credit in the last fow years' even  with his" own following. The ovonts  nt Ato/bara, at Dongola revealed .the  slave trader in his true colors as a  self seeker.     .        ���������    \ .  "What news have; you, and how fare  t'be faithful?" enquired Abdullnh an  one occasion, when Osman came to  Omdurman   to report.   I ���������  "Muster," replied, Digna, "I led tho  faithful to Paradise."-  "Then why/ did yiou not go with  them?"   returned Abdullah'.   ���������  "God," replied tho slave trader,  "iKith' not  ondiained   it so."   ���������  The end come inglorlously. Ever  since the fall of Kthartoum Osman  Digna  has been  a ih'unted  man.      Ho  QUEER COST MARKS.  officials of hia barbarian government, j forded him lavy after levy of recruits.  Osruum 'Digna, in 1880, was compara- 'Ile aow' deniaindod the surrender of  ...   . , . ,   .. ,     bolh&nkat and Suakin and oven made  tively unknown beyond tile *M������t.'��������������� attack. rn tMi3 he was repulsed.  .Wathin iLs limits a, money population , Bui Ihia maissacrod 153 soldiers-and two  Xeiared hiim.   His first work w*is to or- 'of tears in a, rocky pass  not 20 miles  WW's vaiin.   H������    was driven  from  one j re-turned to his old haunts near Tokar.  stronghold  only   to establish  a    new.   Suakin has long since been garrisoned  one.      Army  A'fler army swept down I ky 'he English. Tie oornmander there,  into    ch������    desert,    but   the     country   "    '        "  could- no1-  be cleaired^     By    1885    tho  (h-ia-ire of  w.iir  bad  been   transferred  to Kassnla.     In this campaign Osman  had in1* aid of  two  of his  nephews���������  Ahmed and Eaigi Digna.  0;niian. had performed prodigies for  the Mahdi ailter shutting the English up in Suakin. Ho aroused Clio  Erkowii, Shunalh, Mi halb, Migadoff  and Hinhirieh tribes.. 'L'hese hordes at  giiunize a folio/wing of desert bandils.  Theiti- bond of union iwiois plunder.  .Within a tow jeara he hold become  th* lender of the revolting population '^4'  from Suakin.  A illAZrO OF  MOVEMENTS.  Thd mil/ilary operations of   the  fol-  iciwing) mnnJiH are not easily folldw-  Thie accounts are  too confrndio  Oaplain Burgess, organized an expedi  lion  and ran  Oftnxan Digna  to earthl  in i he hills.     Tlie old slave trader (is  now under lock n,nd kov.  of  thc Eustern  Soudan. | lory.      Tire  news oanne,  late  in  1885.  With his horde of tho desert [bo imp- 'Ihat  Osmuii Digna had been slain and  pouted before Sinkac. This -was in Au-!his, w.b!ilor,aTmy , ������^ur^. It   turned  .    1uco     ,r ,    , , 1 out that Osman had really  won. a yic-  gust, 1883. He rushed upon the set-](0ry. He arose from the dead on  tlemenl nt the head of htu (foince only'June 18, 188G. On Lluat <t;iy bo a.p-  to be beofei'i back with a loss of eighty   I>sar������d before Tamiai wiih another of  men.    His    following    and   Ms  influ- Ihli {������������������������*���������'U������  armies.  The  English  fa ������������"u   1 uow inhdu heirom offorfa  lo keep the  ence medted away. The man's salolld- 'Suakin rout������ open. They hoped Lo do  ties had been taught to deemuihim in- ', t his by driving Osmtan ibefoio them,  vincibtle.   lie  wus  now  a bruken  idol.   Tllu proposed railiwa.y froia Suakin to  The    EnS-lish    dismissed   him      f,r,oin ' ^TilZ^ftf tL* ti^i T ^^f"  . = , ���������     All  this   ume   the  Tr.inuibal  cf   the  thear nunds.   His army became one of joVwerl had  oonlinuoil   his slave   traf-  seventy-five  soldiers.  In ills extremity he dealt the blow  thii.L liirst gave the English their niea-  eu/re of the man. In a defiille between  Suukiru. and Sinkat hb lay all .one October taighr with the few who sLiJl be-  lii3v.ad in him. He know that a little  dellichin'ent.  of native trooi-a  utnder a  fio. Elit. roving bands descended upon tribes friendly lo the English and  oorei off their men and women. The  onpi.ives were exported Lo Arabia, and  there sold. Tho profits netted Osman Digna prodigious sums. Nor were  the 'British a>ble lo put a stop to Os-  ma'ti'.s opeiaiions.    1  The deiatd-lock dragged aloOg until  18d8. in tival year Colonel Kitchener, a5 hu then was, determined lo deal  tclb-  the  nu'ttive  commander   must    pa^s    that  w,ay. _ He enjoined absolute si Iw.oo ui>- . 0ismln  Diga,a  a <i������ciiAv& ulow.  Kkc  on   hislojm  They   his   behind  -and ,enor w.a>j lh2D Giflrernor-GmeraJ of t;  hLlls and the bai-e ro=k masses.    Osman  w Sea  lutoral.      He  feU   upon  iUo  Digna threatened wioth death any man  ^iave ln(]n.'s  oamp>  oapmred   it  and  ,wiao moved before he gave the word,  'sent the Soudanese .lying.     Osman ro-  tormed his troops and retook his own  When the enemy h.������d involved themselves !n the defile tho slavo dealer signalled. On rushed ihe men  Crom Iheir concealment. Tho enomy  \v12xe ailmosl annihilated, and all Osmian Digna's lost prestige returned lo  hirm  .VICTORY AFTER VICTORY.  Foulr more splendid viclories over  the Govea-nment forces fallowed iu  quick succession. The British found  to 'tiheitr amazement that thiis out'iaiw-  ed skive trader was a general. Ju six  miohths he had made" himseiM masteir  of the country round a'bout. Hiis army  girew I5ke a field of wheat. He drill-  ���������e)d aud, disciplined Ms desetrt. horde,  as Hannibal had drilled and disciplined  the Carthaginian moh.  The dilemma/ of the English was  ertreme. They retiievod their ailmost  ��������� faita.1 mistake of 'having underrated  tlite foe by sending Gemcti*nil Grahami'a  a.rmiy ligaiast him. Deifore the Eng-  Iwhmlm . could take the field 1'olciur  hiatl fallen. Geneiral Graham, was  dumbfounded. His-.first mtot iwas to  send messengers to Osmain-Digna.de-  m.iMding his submission. This i������m-  mtunication the 33 0 ham mod an did not  condliscend to notice. He .simjply threw  uip bri'iaaitiworks in bhe otasis mud! waited for.Gra'hain to come uj>. The latter  ���������lost no lime. ���������With Biiketr Pacha and  Colonel Burnn.by to guide him, Geu-  e>nal Graham arrivfi'd at El' T������h in four  houa-s. He hsd about four thousand  miah. Osman Digna's force approatih-  ed e5x thousand, alm.OKt wholly Soudanese., He began the battle by shelling flie advancing ob'lang square of  Britisih. No unswer was made until  Gir-iaibain had conducted bis men quite  s.round the breastworks/Then he opened with artillery and infantry at once.  The Soudanese staggered under the  shock. The English rushed upon their  laneoiy.' 1 (  The battle "I as ted t.hiree hours. Osanam  lost ������ully 1,000 men,  the British haire-.  '5iy   28   ldijled;  and   110 .wounded. .The  M.ohamimeldaQ   fell     back'  to    Suakin,  and in two weeks bad entrenched hiim-  sePf near that city with a hew'annoy,  The  British moved  upon  SuiaMn in  squares.  The  advan'Cirtg ooluiumsiwere  Hka a. lonig, living ladder. Osman Dig-  nia  dfetaclhed several small forces    to  hiafrry the oncomling enemy. The bat-  bailions hnd mariniea.had been enjoined  to   hojd   their  fire.   The  English  advance  guard,    however,    persisted  in  ffioring  stray  volleys.     This   disobedience   le4     to    disaster.   The   line    af  mfairoih m.tis hMdon in the smak������ of its  camp from the reir. In the lighting  KiUohonei giot a, severe wound, which  has never since wholly ceased lo Irou-  blB him. O.mu.11 h>3l' a band of sla-ves  in ibis light. Ho tell 'back 10 Damn  iwit'b a'bout 2,000 men, and w,on a victory ov.jr ihe Amhara tribesmen sent  qui to chock him. Next ho returned  upon KiLoheiier's reg.meul.s at. Ifan-  doub. Thi Daiggura bor.se charged l.ho  English forties mid siweipt till before  Ibeiu. Iu the following April Osmjau  ���������wa.i jLiued by Abu .Gir,g������b, a.f ihe head  of 3,000 men. .'  ;  , The. British!, lo- their pi^afound chagrin, ware compelled to opuu negotia.-  tioas :wit;b the lruam whom they had  no lightly undertaken to subuue. Os-  aniaiu Digna received the emissaries at  the'bna.-.l oi hU iorces/. He liistehed to  .what they h'utd to say, but Ihey could  1101. muv������:bim a.n inch. He declared  tbat.be 'wimiki attack every armed  force found wii'bin tlvj limits of what  be deemed bi.s awn territory. He was,  however,' disposed lo aillow 'trading'  wii bin certiaiui limits.    .  PLAYING HW OWN GAME  This really iueantl thai the. Alohain-  inedaii oommaiider would do anything  calculated to promote traffic in slavery. Thai enriched him. The English  wers fii.r from hittisfiod. Their vessels  patrolled the.coast uight aud day. Bui  they could uol breaik m> Osman's pet  Lruffic. The slaves continued to be  caiptured. and exported in large numbers. The great Digna had become  a buccaneer of the desert. He wan  playing a game that meant the more  to him the longer il| lasted. He laughed  the British'power to scorn.  CROMERi'S THREAT- '  The , man who! first realized1 this  situation was Kitchener. Ho siiw clearly that his country was playing into  the Khalifa's hands so long] as the  scandal of the, situation in, Suakin was  permitted to endure. He advocated  an entire abandonment! of the; plan of  campaign. It t-jeems incredible now;  but it Is* a fact that the Cabinet t in  London refused to entertain Kitchener's project for a reorganized military  movement. .' .'/  The history of the next few years  is but a repetition of what went before. Ostman Digna held his own,  which' was all be wanted to hold..He  ran down to Omdurman, perfected hi'  plans, sold his slaves and enriched  hirmwlf.J     Kitchener,    setl    about  h.i's  ENGLAND'S ARMY IN SOUTH AFRICA  Indication*  That !(>, .tclnal itlrcusili n'n������  OvcrstriHd bv Mr.   Mynillinni.  The statement made by Mr. Wynd-  ham, the Under-Secretary of State for  War in the .British. House' otf Comanons  the other dfiiy, that the British if orces  in South Africa oomprised 142,800 un-  auc-unled, and 37,800 mounted men,  with 45,-2. giums, af which 80 are siege  aiud 38 naval gums, seems susceptible  af considerable modification when analyzed. On Jon. 20 the "total force of  regular troops actually in South A'f-  llrica and on their way there fronii Tn-  dia, and EngHand was 15 regiments of  cavalry, U batteries of horse artillery,  41 field baitea-ies, two mountain batteries hud 83 battalions of infantry.  Putting thiise different organizations  at theitr full strength they would work  out as follows :��������� ,  The 15 vegfimeuts of cavalry at 500  barsos e;uah, whio'h is moro than some  of those in tho fitfld have, gives 7,500  effectives.  Tho nine batteries of horse artillery  with 130 tneta and 80 horses each, give  1,170  Kien,  and  720   horses.  The -U field batteries with the saimo  oompulmenls uif men and hcirses givo  7,720 inian and 3,520 horses.  The two mountain batU'iries, with  1<X) men, and 70 horses or Jmullos, each  give 200 mun and 140 horse's  or mules.  The 83 battalions of infantry, reckoning thidfrni 'at their fu'll war strength,  would give 83,000 men, but it is doubtful if the average ericctive of the who!e  number can be reckoned at more than  850 each. This would reduce the total   lo 70,550 inon.  The enlitre strength then, of the regular forces, would be by tho above  analysis 87,140 men and 11,880 botrses.  To ihe numiber of horses, however,  should be added those of the mounted  infantry actually in the field.- What  the mumheir of these may be cannot  be stated !with ceirtainty, as no definite report of .their nmni/ber has ap-  jteared in anjr account oif the forces  in the field. Erom. the fragmentary  i-.toctounts of the forces engaged on,different occasions, they cannot, be estimated at much more than 6,000. This  v\iouBd bring the.number up to 17,800.  The totad of the colonial contingents  does not come up to more .thmi 5,000  men, with' perhaps 3,000 horses,' and  tins local Natal and Cape Colonial  corps, though officially put; at 20,000,  are,.from the accounUii-.pu.biLshed, not  miudi mora (hari half* that number,  probably 12,000 men with, say, 10,000  horses. Then there are .the navml bri-  giidtis nuimbeiring about 1,000 men a.1-  togelheir, their guns being moved  about by country oxen.  This (would bring the fighting force  up to ,ahoiut 105,140 mien, and 27,880  lixurscis.' The rest of the mun and  lwvrses 01E the 180,000 men and 37,800  h/arses oif which Mr. Wyndbaim s.i>okc  are still in the air, the Eighth division, the 10,000 yeomanry, arid the 15,-  000 volunteers and militia being only  in 'process of otrgia.nination and a large  port not even yet enrolled. <  Then, out of the force of regulars  given there aire a fuil squadron of cav-  nilry, one mountain battery, and the  strength of moire than three effective  battalions of infantiry prisoners of  Bloemifonteiri and Pretoria. Drafts to  fill up, the vacancies caused by death,  disablement and disease, are on theia-  witi-y out f>roTni-|En.gfland or being got  ready. None otfUhe English papers as  yet at hand has published a.clear, tab-  ukited statement of the various corps  'and organizations actually in the  field in South- Africa ; andl it is quite  MirtaJn that the statement of the Under Sec.ret.vwy of State for War errs  by ovttrestima.te rathor" than by un-  deirestimn.te.       - !  Ten Letter Words and Pbraaea Cn������-  , aen as Secret Signs.  ��������� Among the old time features which are  disappearing from the city stores because  of the modern methods is the cabalistic  cost mark which the merchant once  thought as Indispensable as the counter  over which he sold his wares.  The man who started a business for  himself devoted many hours before he  made his first display of wares to "making up" a'cost mark. This had to be unlike any other mark and was in some instances composed of ten hieroglyphics,  often transposed figures and more often  of a word or,two, the letters of which  could be used to express figures. A large  wholesale concern in New York used the  mark "God save us" and made up tho  tenth figure with a cross. -{Through this  business house the pious cost murk became known all over tlie country. Clerlio  from the establishment entered nml took  the cost murk with them, and within a  few years it wits in use in nearly every  state in the Union.  Another cost mark which found ninny  admirers was "Make profit," nnd this  was only a trifle more popular, than  "Quick trade." "Johnny Miles" served  as a sign as well as u cost mark for one  concern, nnd one sentimental Irishman  who opened n linen store in New York in  thc days when Niblo's Garden was  "away up town" chose as his cost mark  "My Bridget O."  When the campaign of 1860 was at ltd  height, an ardent Republican in Boston  in whose store ii cost mark was in use  that hud been invented by his grandfather marked nil his goods over in order  to use the 'mark, "Abe must win," nnd  this mark remained In use for years after  "Abe" had won the ficht ngainst Douglas, Breckinridge and Bell, who were all  candidates against Lincoln. About that  time the cost mark "Hit Douglas" was  Invented, and that and "Republican" are  still in use in places where plain figures  have not superseded the puzzle marks.  A large dry Roods house which had tha  patronage of hundreds of pack, basket  and wagon peddlers used an a cost mark !  the words. "Revoch Gilt," n Yiddish  phrase, which means "Profit tells," and  the translation was nlso used by the same  concern.  "These marks were useful," said ths  manager of one of the large New York  dry goods stores, "when houses had an  'asking' and a 'taking' price. In those  days the man behind the counter had to  know what the goods cost to put on the  shelf so that he could regulate himself,  accordingly. An offer to 'split tho difference'  when one price  was asked an an  TWENTY-SEVEN  CENTS A  DAY.  llaar    Men    Blannce    to    Get    ThelV  Meals on That  Amount. t  "Oh, yes, there are plenty 0/ fellows in  this city who live well on ������7 cenis a  day," said a dining room owner to a reporter. The lunch man _has been in the  business for years and knows what he is  saying. "I'll tell you how they do it.  They get up in the morning and with 6  cents go to a 3 cent lunch room. There  they procure a cup of coffee and a sandwich, each costing 3'cents, or something  of that sort   This is sullicieut for them.  "At lunch time they visit the 3 cent  place ngniu nnd with a piece of pie and  a glass of milk are contented until dinner. That is a total of 12 cents. At dinner they go to the regular lunch or dining  rooms and eat themselves happy on 15  cents. At a number of regulur dininjr  rooms in the city a dinner can be bought  for 15 cents and will he a good one too.  It will consist of soup and bread, ouo  j ment and one entree, two vegetables, a  piec* of pie or other dessert and a cup of  tea or coffee.    ���������  "But where these sharpers do the lunch  room proprietors is in another way..They  have  become so expert at  the  business  that they know when each dining room is  to  have a certain dish   Tor dinner,  und  therefore they have their pick o.������.meats  and  other  things.    1   remember  that  1  Used to serve chicken on u certain day.    I  yoon  found  that these fellows were getting the best of me.    All of them would  lisit me on 'chicken dny' and with their  a5 cents would get n good dinner.    The  J next day they would disappear und would  . show up at the dining rooms of some nth-  I t>r man.  I    ."Of course I couldn't stand the expense  j tf this kind of business, nnd I disarrange  i id  the  entire  programme  of  the young  ' fellows by not having any regular bill of  fare for every dny iu the week, ns most  dining rooms huve.    I  lost some" of this  . trade,  but  in  doiiiK so   I  think   I   made  Bioney.    Those 27 cent fellows can scent .  ice cream Cor days ahead nnd will be on  ' land.    They are never suspected of their  ihrewd ways because most of them dress  . -t.-ell and hold good positions.    For all I  j Inow they, may do this to snve money.   I  ] expect, however, that they simply save to  ; ipend in dress and in making an appear-  I 4nce in other ways where their style will  I show to advantage."���������Washington Star.   ������   LONDON CAB DRIVERS.  What   They   Mu*t   Do   anil   Know   to  Procure n iilecnnc.  East summer in Scotland Yard I attended nu examination .of men who desired to be appointed bus and cab drivers,  !*T.?������!f i ^'i bf ^e^,^    tt TlSve^ HSr ir do'wn- there, a  and salesmen were often compelled to  'shade' prices. 'We will do this for you,'  aud 'It's th������ last we have of the lot,' or  'We want to make a customer of you'  were among the reasons given for 'coming down' on prices, but ail the time the  salesman had the cost mark before him  and knew thut he was on. the safe side."  ���������New York Tribune.  Warner's idea of  America.  Although Waguor never was In this  country, the possibility of his coming orer  here is referred to often in his published  correspondence. In fact, he made America a stand and deliver argument with  his friends, seventh times threatening to  forever put aside his "Ring of the Nibelling" and to cross the ocean to earn a  competency unless they contributed to  his support.  That Wagner regarded America as a  gold mine well worth exploitation by foreign artists appears from a letter which  In 1S-1S he wrote (o Franz Loebmann,  music director at Riga, whose brother  wanted financial assistance to go to  America with an orchestra. Wagner advised Loebmnnn to assist his brother.  He instances the case of a German musician who went to America as a poor  man nnd in a very short time was in receipt of an excellent income, adding that  n whole orchestra would certainly be still  more lucky, for "in n country where villages are constantly growing iuto cities  in five yenrs there enn be no lack of opportunities for the settlement of whole  bands of musicians." Could 11nythlng.be  more dellciously naive than this s.ast quotation?���������Gustave Kobbe In American  Monthly Review of Reviews.  The ye'nrly losa irn value of gold coins  by''lweiair and. tear while in 'eirruhil.ion  ���������1 mounts to about 82,000 in every 85,-  000,000.  Sun Spots uu<5 Smoked  Glnn������.  An. old Irishman was sitting out in  front of his house puffing a way and- pulling heroically at his pipe. He would light  a mntch and pull and pull at his pipe,  then throw the match away nnd light another, nnd be continued the performance  ��������� with great patience until the ground  about him ..was literally strewn with  burucd matches.  "Come in to supper, Pat," said his wlfo  at tho door.  "Fuith, an Oi will In i minute, Biddy," said lie. "Moike hns been 11-tellin  me that if Oi shmoked a bit av ghlass Ol  cud see the sh-pots on the bud. Oi don't  know whether Moike'a been 11-toolla  me or whether Oi've got hold nv- the  wrong kind av jhlnss."���������Cleveland Plain  Daaler.  perfect ark, and attached to the fore of it  a brace of one time Derby winners likely  that after a meal of ginger and pepper do  get up enough animation to drag that ark  at a spanking gait the length of the in-  closure.  The would bo driver mounts the box,  whips up the horses and attempts to  drive between two stakes planted in tha  ground so close together that to go between them means to escape them at .the  hubs scarcely more than a quarter of an  inch on either side.  Sometimes the driver uinnnges it. If  he repents the feat two or three times  witli success and also manages to get his  horses pulled up sharp when a finger is  raised, the finger of a proxy policeman,  he is appointed and given the first opening. And thereafter for years he is privileged to amaze Americans by his wonderful cleverness with the reins in the  crowded Strand or Piccadilly circus.  It is different with the would be cabbies. They, too," are compelled to drive  between stakes and to pull up their nags,  but more than that is asked of them.  "If you were to pick up a fare in tho  Addison rond to drive to Upper Bedford  place, what would he your routeV"  Such question ns that are put to them.  Now, there are endless routes, but cabby  is obliged by law to take the shortest,  and if he cannot draw the line along tha  map of London marking that shortest  route he is told to go home and study for  uuothcr mouth.  But where he fails dozens of others  succeed, nud.a single walk along a London street bears proof of the enormous  number/of men who know their city, like,  a book. How ninny hansoms there are in  London I do not know, but I know this:  The cub I cnlled one morning was No. 8,  the cab T called that'afternoon was No.  60,078.���������Detroit Free Press.  Have No Poclcetn.  The gnrnients of workers in powder  mills are pocketless, so that they cannot  carry knives or matches or indeed niiy-  thlng, and are niude of uoninfinmuiable  material. No one is allowed to go about  with trousers turned up nt the bottom,  because ijrit is collected in that way;'and  the merest hard speck is dangerous.  Quite Tjllce a RIngr.  "My love for you," he said to tho homely heireBs, "Is like this ring."  "How sweet!" sho exclaimed. "You  mean it has no end." .  "Precisely," he snid, and then ho added  nnder his breath, just to squnro himself  with his conscience, "and no beginning."  ���������Chicago Post.  A  Dream  Superstition.  ' I "heard what was to me lit least ft  brand new piece of superstition yesterday, and when I think of the risks I've  run all these years because 1 didn't,know  of it my blood runs cold. I met a woman  from Virginia in market yesterday, and  the talk falling on dreams I recalled a  most blood curdling nightmare'-1 had had  the night before. .  . "I must tell you what 1 dreamed last,  night," I said.  "Lot me ask first whether it's n pleasant or an unpleasant dream?'.' said the  lndy from Virginia.  "Decidedly unpleasant."  "Then for mercy's sake don't tell it!"  said  she.    "Never  tell  a   bad  drenm  011  Saturday, for wo say in Virginia���������  "Frid������y nlffht'if dreim on Saturday told  . la sure to oorot true, no matter li'ow.old."  ���������Washington Post.  Plnylnar Cards.  . The marks on playing cards are snid to  have their origin in a symbolic representation of four different classes of society.  Hearts represent the clergy, spades- the  nobility (derived from the ftalian word  "spuds," meaning sword), clubs the ������erfs  *ad diamond* tha citizen*.  Old   Women, 1754.  There Is uot such a thing ns a decent  old woman left. Everybody curls their  hair, shows their neck, and wears pink, ,  but your humble servant. People who  have covered their, heads for 40 years  now leave off their-cups and think it becomes them; in short, we try to outdo our  pntterns, the French, in every ridiculous  vanity. Lady Northumberland gave nn  entertainment last week, in' which was.  nn artificial goose in her feathers, and  a hen with seven little chickens. The  dessert was a landscape, with gates, stiles  nnd cornfields; but I have, I am arraid,  tired you with the account of Biicii follies.���������Letters  From  Lndy  Coke to  Mrs.  I Byre.       ' -    "  I Tho ract innt poets have to be born  I should discourage nobody, for **v*z also  i uaTe to die.���������Detroit Journal.  '  'i \  (M (1  Mi  if  1!*  If  i f;;  \ I  > ,1  /   I  )'i  U  ��������� iv  ������< (  I   '���������  . ��������� i < '3  ���������  ;  I1!  / * s  1   ; '1  l.i  \ VI  \f '1  lii Bill (f is ii  i-  ������������������</  r  Matthew Halliday sighed. She was  BO wayward, so provoking, so lovable,  eo pretty I  But he was much too old.  Matthew ramo of Quaker stock in  the City of Brotherly Love, he was  tempera men tally sedate, and at 38 felt  himself to bo quite a Methuselah. Besides, sho hnd-so-to spoalt, grown up  at Matthew's knee, ho having stood  to her and'her brother in loco parentis for something like twelve years-  over since Matthew's best- beloved  friend, Howard Joy, took his invalid  wife away for a sea voyage, leaving  his two children in the good care of a  maiden aunt, and his business aftiirs  In the safe hands of Malth&w Halliday," banker���������ever since the good ship  Aurora went down in a fearful gale  in-the West Indies.  Aunt Patty tried to do her duty by  the children thus bereft, but she wan  one of those dear, dumpy,. yielding  spinsters born to be the prey of youthful vandals. The young people loved  her dearly, ruled her ruthlessly, and  laughed at her little code of laws for  the order of their being.  Tt was at her hysterical behest that  Matthew stepped in at this juncture  and took tho reins of government. It  was he who planned the education of  the children, and who, deaf to their  wailings, kept them steadily to their  tasks. It was ho who made their holidays glorious and gave them, splendid  rewards of  merit.  Rut now tho term, of Matthew's solf-  Im.poied guardianship was over. Howard Joy, Jr., had made a successful  start in the world, and was quite ready  to give dear old Mat any pointers he  needed about  life in general.'  As for Miss Evelyn Russell Joy, as  she invariably and linabbreviatingly  subscribed herself���������whom Matthew  sailed, " Eve," or of toner, " Miss Idle-  wild "���������well, sho, too, had made a successful start in life after the manner  ftf girls. She was 19, jusl half my age,  Matlhew often dismally reflected; she  hind charm with all its power of winning love, she was coquette to the  linger tips, and she w.ns most fair to  lee. Besides pU; this, she was' a little  frit of an heiress���������and many swains  ,; :nme    riding: by.  Matthew watched all this with a  patient sort of despair. Fool ! he called himself with very hearty self-contempt:. A 'girl who patronized,' conxed,  teased or snubbed him as though ho  ivere fin eldorly,relative I The man who  ivould subdue/this "Dear Lady Dis-  Inin" was some dashing hero who  tvould take, her heart by storm.  She walked over binx with ruthless  1 little'feet, and he was her patient,  idoring slave. Dreading her ridicule,  ind .'desiring above all things to preserve the status quo, wherein he en-  (oyed a certain miserable species of  happiness, he had never spoken a word  ���������f love to her.  She frankly told him' all her love  :affairs/ often, innocently, stabbinghim  jvith ho.r confidences, andbeguiled him,  ^r.bullied him, into disposing of her  idorers when they became troublesome,  This she required him to do by virtue  '. >t his whilom, guardianship, the prestige of which she owrefully preserved  tor such . occasions.  She was the more dependent on Matthew rn such matters, ������'s Howard was  itrnight-laccd,    somienvhat   of  a   prig,  > ind  very severe on  her  frivolities.  It  was  to quash  a darling  plan  of  bis pretty sister that he stalked into  Matthew's  office    one morning,/ his  orow. wrinkled in a protentous frown.  " Mat," he snid abruptly. " It seems  to me Evelyn has been spending money  tike tho deuce lately. Haven't you been  letting   heT, draw  her   interest   ahead  *f timef"  Matthew reddened guiltily. He still  and charge of Evelyn's finances, though  tho Joy property had been divided and  Howard had drawn out his share.  " Sometimes she    has anticipated���������a  tittle,"  he said, slowly, " but  it is no  ' treat matter."  "But! it, is very bad for'her,". said  Howard, with a parental air. "You  rnowi yourself, Mat, she has no more  dent of business than'a butterfly. She  ���������ught to learn to live within her in-  tome. And she is becoming quite  feckless about money mailers and���������  ���������titer  things."  Matthew pricked up his ears. "What  ���������ther things?"     , , ���������      -     .  "Well, to tell you tho truth, I think  ibe has  got into  a rather   fast set."  Matthew's Quaker hair rose. "What  lo  you. mean 1"  he asked,  staring at  low.vrd in alarm."  "Why, it is chiefly that play-wril-  tig fellow, Duval. He dims a comedy to  tie brought out. in New York next week  ind about twenty young people here  propose to make up a party for the  'first night.' Evelyn is among them.  They have a rather good chaperon, as  it happens,  but "  "She must not go," snid Matthew.  ." I thought, you'd see it that way,"  ffoward replied, with a satisfied air.  ^So all you have to.do when she demands money for this expedition; Is I  to sny ' No.' You on;n do this, because.'  Ihe   has  overdrawn   her   account."  "Is that the only- way?" he asked,  ���������-bile he thought, with a pang, 'I  Dust refuse her���������I must cause disappointment,'" .'/  ' "The only way. I tried lo reason  ritta her; Aunt Patty coaxed her���������aill  io no effect. She is bent on going."  Two or three days after the visit of  Howard's Miss Idlewild went down  twn to see Matthew in his office at  (he bank���������"on business," as she said,  lemurely,.  Matthew felt like > an ogre in the  task before him,, and. what made it  larder to bear, he knew that she never  ir������n.ni.nd  he wauTd   refuse  her,  so ac  customed was she to his indulging her  every whim. - ,    .  ���������Give the poor cripple a dime, sne  began.in  her absurd way.  "Certainly."    said    Matthew    with  crave politeness, and he took a bright  new dime out of a liltle roll of coins  fresh from the mint and binded it to  her.   So she looked a little disconcerted   and abandoned this method   of attack. , t    .      i  "Matthew,  I    am    bankrupt,  insolvent, farced to mate nn astignmen-,'  she htiifl  in    a  plaintive,   spoiled-child  tone.   "I want  some money���������a   lot  of  money, in fact���������for a.very special purpose.   May  I h ive it ?"  "A  lot?"   repntiled, Matthew.  "Yes; that   is,  at   least n   hundred."  Matthew Ic ked grave.   "What is the  special purpose?" he inquired, fervently hoping she would tell him all about  the proposed   theatre parly.  "Thnt's n secret," said Miss Idle-  wild, With an air of mystery.  "I can not lot you have any money  just now, live," he said goutly, nf er  a pi use, and as hei spoke he carefully  avoided her eye and stared with rapt  absorption at the carpet.  "Hut. Man hew. I hnvon'r any money," she said piteously, hi If laughing,  half emb.irrassed, "and  Howard is so  mea'u he will not lend me'nny.   I shall  have to sit on the curbstone and    sell  I neo lies if nobody will take pity on me..*'  I   "You hove overdrawn your account  ' several  monlhs  deep,"  s.iid  Matthew,  j still    studying     the    carpet.   "It'_ is  wrong for me lo allow you to do this."  "But now,  when I   want il so bad.  ly.   It is    cruel  io refuse me now.   I  will economize after Ibis, Matthew.   I  will,' indeed."  Poor Matthew found it terribly  hard not to yield to her, but Howard's  words, "fast set," recurred to him,  and he steeled himself against her  pretty beseeching.  "Matlhew, ple.ise," she said  after,a  pause, with ju;l a little tremble* in her  ] voice  and   an  expression  on   her  face  whi:-h &houl.l have melted an iceberg.  But Mauhesv was looking at the  carpet.  Perhaps that was why ho had  strength to sny "No" again, and in  such a way that Miss Idlewild knew  that all her pretty pleading was wast,  ed. Then, of course, she. blazed upi into anger, her eyes flashing and cheeks  hot''with indignant feeling.  "Of course you can do as you. choose  about iL," she snid, which was a rather  superfluous remark under the circumstances.  'I mean it only for the best, Eve,"  he said sadly. "This unwise project"  ���������but here ho stopped, rather horrified at himself for having nearly betrayed Howard. i  "Thai is my affair," sho interrupted with terrible dignity. "Besides,  you know nothing of Ihe 'project,'  whether it is unwise or not. ' It is  the money  you  refuse  me."  Matthew shivered and looked at tho  carpet   very   hard   indeed.  "Hereafter," continued Miss Idle-  wild, with a, grand air, "I will manage  my own money matlers. Then 1 will  know just how much I have and spend  it a? I please, Without begging for il.  I lim oif- ago, and I will not: endure  such   treatment' any  longer."  lAil this she said in anger, never  dreaming ' that long-suffering Matthew would take her at her word!.  "Very well," he said, and he. was a  liltle paler as he spoke. "I will take  steps to this end at once. ..You'.will  find I have not abused my trust."  Incensed-jis she was, Miss Idlewild's  head drooped with something like  shame, at theso words. !: Never in her  life had Matthew spoken to her like  this; never before had she felt abashed  and frightened in his presence. A  swift sense of his fidelity and her own  ingratitude  rushed over her.  "Matthew I" she faltered, and^ she  .tooK a; step forward, but he turned  .away-    ��������� '.  .'���������;.'.. ���������-././'.���������,': .��������� ���������'������������������'       ///;'''���������  "You will pardon me if I leave: you,"  he said formally, "I am very busy this  mrtining." ,/.;;'  , He held the door open for her, and  with burning cheeks she hurried out,  and no work was spoken by Neitheras  they  parted. , ..   ;  Matthew could not have been so  very .busy, as he said, for after his  visitor was gone he sat there at his  desk a long time, motionless, with his  head bowed���������still staring at the carpet... ���������,' .' ,:.���������-"  'Of course, she afterward made an  abject apology for her behavior, calling Matthew the best, the kindest  friend n girl ever had and herself a  wicked ingrate. And she put on nn  air of penitence and humility which  was very sweet and unusual. Not a  word more did she speak about the  theater party. She implored him to  keep her finances in his hnnds, and  when he steadily refused she broko  down and cried so grievously.'that ho  yielded  from sheer fright.  'Hut ho was silently determined to.  yield up his stewardship the. first op- i  portunily. I must got away from it  all, ho thought, with a sickening sense  of what this would moan to him. I  have been dreaming a foolish drenin.  What she said���������sho could not have  said���������:if���������- :  Poor Matlhew was out to the heart.  He was very kind to her, but he did  not call her Evo any more, and there  was n sort of coldness and. apathy in  his manner, to her which, try as she  would, she could not overcome.  Certainly she tried to make amends  to him in a thousand ways. Indeed,  her manner to him was so much gentler that he began to think that sho  bad guessed his secret���������that she, pitied  him.  Matthew lived only about half a  block .from- the Joys, and Evelyn was  in the habit of running in and out of  hia house as if it: were her own. She  was a very special pet of Miss Abby,  Matthew's maiden sister, who kept  house fox him, and who knew nothing about the girl's latest impertinence to her brother. Perhaps���������women  are sharp . ira, such matters���������she may  have guessed Matthew's secret, but if  so, she nefver made any sign.  Matthew want into bis study one  evemiug about 8 o'clock andf closed tho  dcxM',    giving   strict    orders . that' he |  was mot to be disturbed. It was  about fifteein minutes later, just as  he hod settled down for hisj tvening's  reading, when he heard the door bell  ring, then quick footsteps running  down the hall, ��������� followed: by a gentle  tap at his door.  He did not say "Dome in," but got  up, with .some irritation, and opened  the  door.  It was Miss Idlewild, in evening  diress, wit h a frothy-looking pink  thing over he.r head and < shoulders���������  lnughing and out of breath.  Now Mai thew ..had been fathoms  deerp in a formidable looking tome-  trying to find forgelfulness in etudy,  and. moreover, hei was very strict  n'bfvut matters of dlekionum. So he  frowned at the apparition, lovely  though it iway, nmd.,' ���������hardened his  heart.  "May. I come in ?" she said demurely-  Matthew looked at her unsmilingly  still  holdimg on  to the door. ,  "Abby is. out," he said. "She has  gone  with rome ladies  to  a lecture."  "Tow lively for her!" paid Mi������s  Tdlewild rather quickly. Appnrently  she was heir old self this evening.  "Perhaps you bad better go into Ihe  sitting rooim," .cnld��������� Matthew, in' n  tone which, he, meant to he. at once  po'ito and crushing.  The girl laughed, not the least  abT--hed. and made a little bow.  "Yonr hospitality overwhelms me,"  she snid mockingly. "Why not invito  me to pit in; the hnll ?"  "Came in," paid Mali how, phortly,  dropping his, hand from thp dnnr.  Wns she' lauerhiing nt his misery?  Might he not have even peace? was  his angry reflection.  "Ii was. (that dreadful B^ech'er,"  she. paid confidentially. "I^hnd bribed  Perk'ns not to admit him, but of  eour=e, Howard hnppemed to be nt  t he door wh������in he rang, nnd so I was  iin far it. Howard is po���������so liberal.  So I fled ,im desperation. That dreadful boy! He, is wai'ing for me. now.  I  mess he thinks I'm prinking."  "Did you oomo oveir here with no  wrap but that flimsy th'mg ?" nske.d  Mali hew, looking his veiry crosses).  "Yes. prandmolher." This was what  she called Matthew when ho lectured  her.  ne had hitherto borne such jibes in  patient .silnnep. but- lo-nicrht it nnereir-  f>d him. Ph.pi thinks in frnlh T am a  "c-rn.ndmofher'," he. thonebt. bitterly.  "T object to you addressing me in  that mnnne/r," he said, with an effort.  '���������J. beg your jjardan, Maltheiw," she  wild, looking a little lightened. "It  was oi'uy in lun."  Then he said: "You will take cold  going back, i will send for a shawl,  and lie rang, the bell as, he spoke.  "1 woin'i have any shawl," baid Miss  Idlewild, pettishly, "h'irst you receive me as if'T were a chimney sweep  then you toold me for a mere harmless jest, und now you waul mo to  wear a shawl 1    I.won't* do it."  ."You-will."    ]  "Well, you will .^ce. Besides, 1 am  not going home yet���������nol until that  slupied Beecuer has gone. .Last lime  he came he wept���������actually. we-)l���������all  over the carpet, t had to put on my  rubbers."  But Matthew was proof against nonsense. Not a smile oscaped him,. A  huge gray shawl arrived per maid and  he began to unfoldy it, with a determined   eye.  "I tell you I won't wear it," she said  'petulantly, ; tout ,,she was growing  rather pink with apprehension as Matthew steadily advanced/ the shawl/outspread in his hands.  "I can't tliink what makes youi so  unkind to me," said Miss! Idlewild,  weakening and growing pathetic. "It  was dreadful of me to speak to "you���������  as.' I did thai day; but l'y������ tried to  show you that I was sorry for it. It  'isn't''fair to go oh visiting that upon  me. You treat me as if���������as if���������" Here  Miss Idlewild paused, unable to proceed, and turned horiface'away.  Matthew construed this as a base  eaipitulatio-i to escape the shawl, so  he was not moved, by it!"  "I'm going to take you home now,"  he ait id, "and I want you to wear this.  Let me put  it  around  you."  "I; won't have it 1" vshe exclaimed,  excitedly, tears gathering in bur eyes.  "Now, Evelyn,'- said Matthew gravely, "that is childish. It is a winter  night. You have on" ani indoor, dress  You' must put' on a wrap. And. probably Miss'Patty'and,Howard are1 uneasy about yoii.   Come, be reasonable.''  "I will go home," said Miss Idlewild  in u trembling voice, "since you are k'o  auxiou.s to be rid of me. But. I do  not need either you   or the shawl."  "You will, -nevertheless,, have both  on thi-i occasion," said Mat t hew sternly.    "And I will not discuss Ihe matter  Wl]^^ng,,:hel0���������veTn[���������;,p  to   her  and |-nning about  th^our^les   and Iin  whethcr | on., lace  whipped  on   the  edges.  THE SCIENCE OF BED MAKING.  .1 I'eutlirr Kid and Might Covering Are  ISsseullal lor C'ontl'orluble EcpoKe���������Some  I'.vperi I������e<l  lisika-m.  The science and practice of bod making has undergone a radical change in  the past' few years. In newly done-  over and decorated houses, nothing  could be more impressive, more luxurious and more radical in its departure from the hitherto accepted laws  of hygiene than  the  new  beds.  The-model just now in the .bouses  where antique mahogany sweeps everything before it is the Georgian bed.  Three could sleep, with an abundance  of stretching room, in the area inclosed by the four massive carved posts of  one of these big couches and thtree mattresses are required to bring the  sleeping platform up to the required  and in w.nter on top of these reposes  a mighty tick stuff ed'full of the best  white goose feathers. When these requirements are fulfilled the full-fledged Georgian bed is dressed with great  attention to detail and elegance. Old  brocade edged witl bullion fringe is  used for the hangings and counterpane  that sweeps the floor, and. the ooat of  arms of  the owner  is  carved on   the  11J0AU  BOARD  Oh'  THE  COUCH.  It is not everybody who can lay  hands on a genuine carved Georgian  bed op- dress i,t in antique brocade,  but even the modern brass and iron  bed or dress it in antique brocade,  feather-stuffed mattresses for winter  usei are no. longer a mere fashion but  are a general custom. ITor half a century the feather bed has been looked  upon very coldly by experts in hygiene,  but recently both with regard to the  hangings and the feather mattress, a  change of heart has come and delicate,  nervous neuralgic, rheumatic women  and particularly elderly persons and  those/afflicted with insomnia have been  recommended: to, take the feather bed  oure in the winter. ��������� Queen Victoria is  one of the shining piroofs of the efficacy of the'feather bed, for where she  goes a big tickful of feathers in its  leather traveling jacket goes too, and  always the curtains are drawn about  the bead of the bed to shut: off the  the head of the bod to shut bff any  draughts. Queen Victoria and her doctors believe that, tho proper way to  sleep in winter is in a cold room! luxuriously Lapped in a nest of feathers that  preserves all the heat, of the body and  necessitates in the coldest weather, a  covering, of only one pair of blankets  and a/down quilt, The modern bed.  so-called hygienic, requires more heavy  covering than a pair ol tired shoulders  can stand, and the hair mattress constantly dissipates the human heat instead of conserving it, besides drawing  away that priceless force, human electricity ; at least that is what advocates  of the  feather bed say.  All this drain tho feathers prevent,  the easily yielding surface they present  permits perfect relaxation of the muscles, that an never be gained on a bed  of even the best hair. With the coming of the eighteenth'century type of  English bed the feather mattress  was introduced and now there/are  numbers'of women who.have not only,  learned their/virtues but like the  queen of England travel about with  their beds done up in leather, cases.  Some of the rheumatics,and sufferers  from cold feet have pronounced themselves free from their afflictions when  luxuriating ; ���������'.-:=  /      AMONG   THE   FEATHERS.  Feather beds are comings into use  as well in nurseries, and though for  children the Georgian fourposter isinot  yet thc fashion, the gayest beds are  made 'to chime in with the schemes of-  nursery decoration. Charmingly carved  and x*ainted. wooden beds are newly introduced, else they have brass or sometimes silver let into- the dark' wood,  in appropriate scenes and inscriptions.  On tho headboard of n light maple bed  for example, will be painted a night  scene, of clouds across the moon, and a  flight of owls; on the footboards aline  of caroling cock greeting the sun typifies   morning.  So prominent are the beds in handsome sleeping rooms nowadays, that'  it is no wonder their clothing shows  all the art and lavish ' beauty and  of a fashionable woman's wearing .apparel. Sheets of especial fineness are  made with broad bauds of drawn work  WHISTLE   AWAY.  Whittle ������w������"', my merry boy,  .. With: hBppy face and .tn-art of *oy.  If It will help you.lo be atronu,  ; "Wliislle a tune when things go.wrosg^  And whittling lightens il for you.  -If e'er your' tusk is hard to'do,  Wlirlher it be sowing (the seeds.  Hoeing the corn or pulling weeds,  Gathering fruit or 'raking hay  Or driving cows, whistle away.  Whistle a tune, if you can't sine;.  And that should M-em the next beet thtnfc  That you can doJ    I'erhapa 'twill cheer  Thc hearts of some who chance to hear.  Better to whibtle, than' to pout  And scold and.fret, no one can doubts  Bo keep a mrrry heart, my lad,  And thus make other people glad.  Do all the good.you can1 each day,  Aud as you toil whistle away.  ���������Toronto TrutlL  put the shawl nround her,  sho would or not. In trying to evade  him she stumbled, and be. caught her,  shawl and all, in his arms.  Matthew aiwayy .said bo completely  lost his head at this moment. He forgot .himself���������forgot', everything but  that the girl he loved wa.s in hi<* arms  ���������at. lnsy   ,    . ���������  '  "Kvol" he said desperately, holding  her close, and all his pe.nt.-up man's  poui breaking its bonds, "you know  rbnl   I  love youl"  Tlion he roleaf-ed her quickly with an  expression on his face ns of one expecting the heavens to fall. Hut m-  t-fe.ad of falling: the heavens seemed to  open their golden gates to ' Matthew,  for Miss Idlewild,'all swathed ns she  was like- an .Egyptian (iiummy. looked  up   at  him  with   wot.  lawghint?   eyes;  "tt took you a long) time, to make  up yolir mind, Matthew.'-ishe snid  plaintively. j:,  STRICT nTTT/Ef".  Cusl wrier���������I want a little spoon.  Miss.  ���������Waitress,���������:Very sorry, sir. the. man-  agwient won't allow spooning on the  jxremisea.  The  costly blankets are sent to n needle woman before (hey are ready for  use, to have their edges lightly scalloped nnd buttonhole-stitched with silk  and a. monogram worked in the corners. Duvets covered with china silk  show.ti fluff of Valenciennes frills nnd  pinked flounces about, their edges, nnd  the huge sham pillows used by dny ,-iro  upholstered exactly to'accord with the  duvet. Added to ��������� this hi.vui'ioiisne.ss  there ore beds with big,satchet pillows  that lie all day between .tlie sheets  and when taken out at night surround the sleeper wiitb a sleep inviting fragrance of violets or rose leaves.  KOTtN' AGAIN.  Mamma f  Yes, dear.  Mamma, is it twoo 'at God makes  mens out o'  dust ?  That's what the Bible teaches us.  ' Well,   'en,    mamma,, it  mus'  a'  bin  min   when Uncle .luck wa.s born.  Why. what  do you mean, my dear?  Well, wliem 'lection time, wuz here  an' Uncle Jack wasn't 'leol.ed Alderman, papa he said 'at his name, wuz  Mud. 5  IT  KILLED  THE  CHILD.  The Sad  Rcsnll of Overtaxing a Lit'  ' tie One's Mental Ability.  "Speaking ��������� about, precocious children,"  said a resident of North Indianapolis a  few evenings ago, "reminds me of an incident which occurred about three years  ago in this locality. The family iu question lived in a beautiful cottage home on  Clifton street. The parents were well educated, and they had three cliildi-en���������  two boys and a girl. The boys w������ie:rather slow, ns the world would. term it, in  (their mental capacity, while the |-irl was  unusually bright and precocious in ,her  nature. The parents were very proud of  her nnd taught her easy verses and stories which she would repeat nt the request of her mother's frieudsi who wondered at-her brilliancy.  "At lust the mother thought if she  could teach her to repent /Curfew Shall  Not Ring Tonight' with accuracy and  proper expression she would accomplish  a wonderful feat and her little 3-year-old  tot would be the ndiiiiratiou of tlie entire  city. So sBe set about to accomplish the  tnsk and spent many long and weary  days before the little one could repeat  the poem, n task which is diHicult for one  of mature years and miieb.training' us ud  elocutionist. Finally her d renin was  realized. Her baby, in her childis-h talk  nnd simplicity,, could repent the poem  word for word, nnd in her dimpled hnnds  she would emphasize the strongest passages with the proper gesture.  "One night they gave n party nnd invited their friends. .During the evening the  guests, know.ing the remarkable ability of  the child, nsked her to speak for them.  The mother, anxious to astonish her  guests with her baby's wonderftil metno-  iry, nsked'her to spenk/Curfew Shall Not  Iting Tonight.'  "The child was tired and sleepy,, but  .she heeded her morher's request. She  began the diuictilt task, and when about  half way through she forgot. Her mother helped her outby prompting, and she  continued. finally she hesitated again  aud said:  " '1 tnn't 'member it, mamma.'  "At lust, tired and sleepy,, she sank  down "on the floor-'and fell asleep. The  mother carried her to her bed mid stingly  tucked the covers about her, but tlie liltle  one was nervous, and" in' a short time  symptoms of brain fever began to develop. All through the night iii her delirium  she would cry out:  '"1 tnn't 'member it, mamma.'  "The fond parents, realizing theirjinls  take, did all-hi their, power to restore the  little .oiie to health again, but it was too  late. The months of weary toil and the  climax of the night were too much for  the childish nature and ability of the  babe, and before dawn she had passed into that peaceful sleep which,,.knows no  waking. .No; it does not pay to tax the  mental ability of a*' child.' beyond. . its  strength."���������Indianapolis Sentinel.  Bonml  to   Be  Safe.  .Washington has an old bliud colorea  man who makes his living by traveling  from door to door selling mutches. As he  is a good natured old fellow he 'lias many  friends, who are careful to see that he is  in need of nothing. One day not long ago  his customers heard that he and his family had had the misfortune to lose their  house and their few personal belongings  by fire. Many offers .of assistance were  made. The morning following his loan  the old man was on his bent.as usual. A"  certain lady who took considerable interest in him gave him nn overcoat, and  some other clothes for himself and his  wife. It being early in the day. the lady  said, "Uncle Joe. you'd better leave these  things here till ynu go home tonight."  "No." said Uncle .Joe. "It ain't uo use.  I'm gwine to kcrry 'em 'long."  "Yes, Uucle Joe." said the lady, "but  they'll be henvy.and bother you."  "DatV all right, missus," snid the)  darky, "but 1 hain't gwine to run no  chances, for I'tsc afraid when 1 gits bnck  you'll cbauge your notion."��������� Washington  Star.     '.��������� ���������'-' ������������������  Good Tootliplcka  Are Scn'rct*.  Toothpicks are a necessity of civilization, nnd it is thc hnrdest job in tho  world to'obtain a satisfactory one. The  old fnshioned goose quill ruins the gums,  causing them to recede, which mentis  "sans teeth" nt 50. The hard pine pick  .should, land Its mnkW in the penitentiary.  The soft, white pine pick Is n joy. Tho  ornnge wood pick, "mnde In Portugal"���������  and why mnde in Portugal���������is white,  sweet, smooth, strong and pliable. It  will not sliver, and does not injure tho  enamel; It is genuine and cheap���������iSOO for  10 cents. Teeth are remorselessly disappearing, and dentists attribute it to picks.  Nothing-Is recomineuded now but dental  Bosh.���������New  York Press.  Astoria's Queer Room.  A department of the big Waldorf-Astoria hotel never seen by visitors nnd seldom by.guests is the lost, nnd found room  on the top tloor. The articles stored In  this room are valued nt many thousands  of dollars. Among them arc overcoats,  shawls and capes by the score: unibrcllns.  hnts, caps, walking sticks, gloves, knives,  rings, pocketbooks, handkerchiefs, snuffboxes, chatelaines, vinaigrettes, brushes,  soap boxes, jewelry, traveling lings and  even well filled dress suit -ensec and odda  and ends.���������New York VYoriii  mu I  ��������� THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY,-MARCH io, 1900.  T  XLhe flbtniwQ IRevievp  SATURDAY. MAltCIl10,1900.  STAGNATION VS. PROGRESS.  No one who looks ut the facts square-  lj in (he face can b'elieve that those  who are shouting themselves hoarse  over the retention of the eight-hour  law as it stands are acting either in  the interests of the minora or the country in general���������in short they are standing in thc way' of the advancement oi'  both. As no one asked for it in the  first place, modifications of it now, in  lino with the requirements of the  country, or its suspension altogether,  would not bo doing any one out of a  right or privilege to which he was for  any substantial reason entitled.  Again it is now evident to those who  read the signs of the times, and is absolutely assured to those who know the  facts, that mining in tlie Kootenay  will not be general until thc law is  either repealed or so modified as to relieve the parties interested from its  binding shackles. A lew of the most  unreasoning men, who are now working, a few others who expect work and  the Agitators, fur a purpose, mny insist  on tho retention of thc law ns it stands;  but that should not make a policy for  a progressive government that wants  to sec the country grow and develop.  We suppose it is a low estimate  to  say   that if all the   properties of the  country were in  full operation, there  should be, one way nnd the other, from  8,000   to   10,000 men   employed,   and  there are not more than one-quarter of  the number under present conditions;  and   there is absolute assurance that  the number will not be materially increased until the law is changed.   Is it  then in the interest of the country���������it  is in   the interest of thc miners themselves   as  a  body the   change should  be made?   We ask  those prints  that  are   vehemently denouncing   interfer-  ence,if it is in the interest of either the  men or thc country that mining operations should be allowed  to drag along  for the next five years   as they have  dragged for tho past 10 months?   We  arc  not a   prophet nor   the son   of a  prophet,   but we ssty, for we  know it,  operations will be little better than  they are for thc next five years at least  unless   the   desired   changes   in   the  eight-hour law arc made?   For local  or personal reasons  a mine here  and  there will pick up at times, but others  again will lessen their staff,  and so on  will tho operations be conducted until  the changes are made.  It is now proven beyond 11 doubt the  eight-hour law has increased the cost  of operations from 15 to 25 per cent.  This fact alone will prevent thc income  of capital and the opening up of low-  grade properties. It will then be only  the bpst of the old properties that will  be worked, and those but indifferently  until the legislature leaves thc owners  and the men free to make their own  arrangements as suits themselves best.  Wc do think that it' the miners knew  that operations would not be materially increased from what they are at  present, they themselves would petition for release. The newspapers then  that are keeping then in the dark on  this subject for thc votes it may bring  in the impending elections, have much  to answer for, and they will find that  out when it is too late to correct past  mistakes. Under any circumstances  there is nothing better in any country  than plenty of work for all the labor  elements and tho freedom of tlie people. A relaxation of conditions of the  eight-hour law and a progressive government to open up tho latent resources would accomplish bath of thojc  end*;, and, as a result, be par excellence  the government fur the people.  SEMII0!  A Kingston Lady's Experience with  IJilburn's Hc:u>t and Norve Piils  in Relieving this Distressing,Con-  dition.  "I havo suffered for soma years with a  smothering sonsntion caused by heart  dis-caso. Tho fioVorify of the pains in iry  heart caused mo much buffering. 1 'was  also vory nervous and my wholo system  wac run down and debilitated.  "Hearing that Slilburn'3 Heart and  Nervo Pills wero a specific for these  trouble^, I thought I would try them, and  got a box atMcLeod's Drug Store. They  ui'iordud mo great relief, having toned up  my systoin and removed tho distressing  symptoms from which I suffered. 1 01111  hoartily recommend these wonderful pills  to all sufferers from heart trouble.  .-  (Signed) MRS: A. W. HUSH,  , Kingston, Ont.  Laxa. Liver  Pii^s  euro  Bijiousnoss,  Constipation and Sick Headacho.  ury���������that a party leader should leave  a law, that gave universal satisfaction,  quietly alone, and would only change  legislation when the parties interested  desire it.   It is now in'order for the  gulchite, to   say  whether   or not the  mine owners desire any change in the  eight-hour law.' If he finds they do,  Mr. Wilson's acknowledgement is that  he is prepared to give full consideration to their expressed wishes���������that in  short he will listen  to  the owners as  well as the miners,  weigh  the representations of both fully, and then  act  in the best  interests of   the country,  even if   the  eight-hour   law   goes   to  smithereens.   This is what the public  will fully  understand  from  Mr.  Wilson's letters.   Tho difference between  Mr. Wilson   and   the   Semlin  government is this :   He will look after the  interests of the country;  they looked  after the votes.  this is leading to suspension of operations on every hand. Tho output of  last, year was much less than it ought  to have been, and prospects for this  year are of the gloomiest forecast. All  through the south country towns made  a start last your, promising much, that  are now in 'the bed of despair, and  everywhere there are hundreds of men  out of employment. Business houses  made a commencement last year all  through ' that country that now see  themselves confronted with the most  serious of consequences, and all for  what, to meet a popular demand ? No,  but to make a few votes for a few ambitious politicians. Many of the business men of tho Slocan lost money  last year, and all of them lost a year's  time. All in tho south country expect  to go through tlie ordeal the coming  year, and many will, no doubt,' bo overtaken by more seriou*: results.  It is an absolute certainty that the  coming year will not see the end of il.  all���������as long as the law stands as it is  at present ever recurring troubles are  sure to be the order of thc day.  Even it'it was known to the financial  world that the law was now a fixture,  and that no more changes would occur  to thwart their projects, investments  will be fewer and capital more cautious. It is now known to everyone  with money to invest, that on account  of the increased cost of operation���������  nearly 20 per cent.���������the percentage of  young properties likely to pay under  development is largely reduced, therefore, risky investments will be out of  tho question, and safer ones reduced to  a fraction of what they otherwise  would be. Most of the miners of these  parts have lost a year's work and with  but slender chances for many of them  in the future. Wc again ask the question, has the eight-hour law paid even  the people for whose benefit it was  specially passed ?  HAS IT PAID?  It is now very opportune for provincial journals,and men having the education of the popular wish in their hands,  to take a retrospective view of the  operations of the eight-hour law, and  ask themselves the bald question : Has  it paid ? A little over a year ago the  ������p]jortunities of the country presented  many tempting features to foreign  capitalists, so much so that many large  and important deals, with a consequent  inflow of capital, were on the tapis.  Pew of the deals have gone through,  the promised capital has been turned  away, and mining is to a large extent  practically dead. Comparisons of old  -workings with the new show that operations cost now in the neighborhood of  20 per cent, more than they did before  tke eight-hour law cameinto force, and  A PRINT ON THE RAMPAGE.  Our omnicient neighbor has made  an important discovery. He has found  that Charles Wilson, the named leader  of the Liberal-Conservative party, pro-  vincially, endorses thc Liberal Conservative party's opinion of the eight-  hour law, that is "its principle." lie  also learns that Mr. Wilson says ''he  thinks" he knows what the Paystreak  means, which is more than thc print  itself knows, and would favor the retention of thc law as it stands, "unless  the parties chiefly interested desire  some change or modification." A wonderful discovery this for the 20th oe'nt-  Although  "Fighting Joe," as  usual  the great I am of his faction, could thc  other day announce the policy of his  government, before he had a colleague  selectsd, the grounds on which he will  appeal are  the subject of much curiosity.   It must be said of him that he  is a man of  fair, average ability,  possessing dogged persistence, the vindic-  tiveness of a wasp, and that is all.    He  is characterless  and  without  a record  that, to even him,  can be of any service.   From the fact that   he was   thc  creator of most of Semlin's legislation  oflS99,  his record must be a weight  not only to himself   but   to Semlin's  candidates as well.   Last session, when  Sir Wilfred Laurier was at Washington  endeavoring to secure an adjustment of  several   differences   between   Canada  and   tho   United   Stntes,   Joseph   put  through that   Alien Exclusion Bill to  keep Americans out of the Atlin country  for tbc sole purpose of embarrassing the Federal premier and making  his mission come to naught for a punishment for excluding   him  (Martin)  from the Federal cabinet when formed  in 1S96. 'At  the session just closed he  was a party to repealing that very enactment, under advice-from the minister of justice.   Its passage in the first  place got  a degree of satisfaction for  Joeseph,  although it cost the country  thc loss of much capital and development.     Had   the   session just   closed  continued- to any  length   it is   more  than likely   that half the acts of last  session, which, when passed,  were the  glory   of   Martin   and   his   then   colleagues, would be repealed and a show  of amendments  and other subterfuges  substituted in their stead.   As we can  see things Joseph has not even a bass-  wood leg to stand on, but we must see  more of  his hand before we can say  much about it.  Figure   it   for   yourself.  From the age of fifteen  to  that of  forty-five a woman  gives one-third of her time  to the suffering incident to  the recurring periodic function.    Ten years of sufleringf  And this condition of things  is popularly accepted as natural, and endured as a feminine    disability    for   which  there  is no  help !    Is there  no help?    There  is help  for' every  woman and for almost every -woman  perfect   healing   in  the  use  of   Dr.  Pierce's   Favorite   Prescription.     It  insures  regularity,   dries  tho  drains  which weaken women, heals inflammation and ulceration and cures female weakness.    It is a temperance  medicine���������non-alcoholic  and   nonnarcotic.  "I was bo went I did not have breath to  walk across my room," writes Miss Isabel  Miller, of New 1'rovidencc, Calloway Co.. Ky.  "My periods occurred too often and the hem-  'orrhage would be prolonged and the loss of  blood very excessive. I also had spells which  the doctor said were fainting fits. I did uot  gain strength from one monthly period to  another; was very weak and nervous nil the  time. Was confined to my bed for three  mouth3 and the doctor told me I would never  be any better. I lived in this way from sixteen years old to twenty-three. I was at last  advised by a kind friend to try Dr. Pierce's  Favorite Prescription, which I did, and before I had taken two bottles of it I could  work all day. I took in all six bottles of the  ' Favorite Prescription' and about five vials  of Dr. Pierce's Pellets. I used no other  medicine. I have never had a return of this  trouble since."  When it comes to healing; up old  running sores of long* standing there  is no remedy equal to Burdock Blood  Bitters.   *"  Bathe the sore with the B.B.B.���������  that relieves the local irritation.  Take the B.B.B. internally���������that  clears the blood of all impurities on  which sores thrive.    *  Miss D. Melissa Burke, Grindstone, Magdalen Islands, P.Q-,' says:  "It is with pleasure I speak in favor of  B.B.B. which cured me of a running sore  on my leg. I consulted three doctors and  they gave mo salve to put on, but it did no  good. Finally my le^ became a solid  running sore. In fact lor nearly a month  I could not put.my foot to the floor.  "I was advised to use B.B.B. and did  so. Three bottles healed up my leg entirely so that I have never been troubled  with it since."  DANGEROUS. DYSENTERY.  "I suffered with dysentery for four  weeks and could get nothing to cure  me. I then1 trier] Dr. Fowler's Extract  of Wild Strawberry, which cured me  when everything else failed. John L.  Carter, Bridgetown, N.S.  children growing nicely ?  Stronger each month? A  trifle heavier? Or is one of  them growing the other  way ? Growing weaker,  growing thinner^ growing  paler ?   If so, you should try  It's both food and medicine.  It corrects disease. It makes  delicate children grow . in  the right "way���������taller,  stronger, heavier, healthier.  .  50c. and $1.00. all druggists.  SCOTT &BOWNE, ChemUts, Toronto.  In referring to tho eight-hour law the  Silvertonian says : "Mr. Green has lost  money and  friends by^doing his duty  to his constituents."   Let us  look at  this.   Mr. Green may have lost money,  but we don't think he has lost friends  on  personal grounds,  though  he  has  lost political cast;  but it is debatable  whether or not in doing "his duty to  his constituents."   In  the first place,  Mr. Green, in voting against the Bill in  committee,   felt that it  was his  duty  to his constituents to oppose the eight-  hour law.   In his letter to the government in March last, he said he never  was asked by   his.constituenta to give  such a law, and in that letter he ac-  knowleaged   unquestionable   grounds  for voting against it in committee.   In  a later letter   to tho   government  lie  asked them not  to enforce  the act as  its enforcement would do great injury  to the country.   If in these acknowledgements  he was doing his dtity to  his constituents, liow could -he   have  been doing itin  voting for it in  the  third reading ?   This is what we would  like to see tbc Silvertonian . explain.  To be more.particular, if it was in the  interest  of   his   constituents the Bill  should have been thrown out in committee,   if, again,   he was   doing his  duty in asking for the non-enforcement  of  the act after it   was passed,   how  could it, having the same constituents,  be serviceable in voting for the Bill on  the third reading ?   ^Would it not have  been more consistent and in line with  public service to either have supported  or opposed! the Bill throughout ?  What  does the Silvertonian think of this'?' Is  The Review not right ? ���������  JSk ���������JOT' . ^B������* ,  The machinery is thc best to be had in the country���������  the workmen are all experienced,���������so that nothing but  the beat work is turned out.  Orders from a distance solicited.  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and are promptly returned.  Contractors  and Builders.  Factory opposite the G. P. 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MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  .-."��������� Shop, at present,'near Sandon Sawmills. j  it  1   ,  I  ii  f'  ''1 *  '���������'.' i]  V     tM  h i  An [  A,  *l   'I  .������   il  if  n  ft il  ); i  w  -hi  ���������vl  OiVl  I  '���������p- is  v3s  VA\  r  il.  8  ?i  4.  m  m  mBmmmmjm������mmiii^iS!mMMi Sc  V  \ f'  V  m  THE MINING REVIEW-SATURDAY, MARCH  io,  ,900.  I M 0101 lil. |  Lord Roberts Now Occupies a Most  Advantageous Position. ���������    ':  .   London, March 6.���������A dispatch to the  Standard from Osfontcin dated Sunday,  March  4, says:   "Lord Roberts' army  now occupies a most advantageous no-  sition.      The   sixth   division,   un/Ier  General Kelly-Kenny,  is posted on the  highlands and holds nil the kopjes for  a  distance of five miles south   of tho  ���������   Modder.   The seventh division, under  General Tucker, is in the centre,  immediately south of'the river, and General Colvillc with   the ninth'division  is on the ��������� north   bank.     The cavalry  brigade,   under   General   French,   is  posted   on   the   left   front    and    the  mounted infantry, under Colonel Rid-  Jey-Martyn, on tho right front.  ,- "The country round consists of wide,  .  grassy plains   broken only   by ridges  and isolated kopjes."  London,  March 6.���������A  body of   the  ���������   enemy bus  lakpn up a position en a  flat-iopped kopje to the   north of the  river,     five    miles    beyond     General  French,   who   today   took out   horse  artillery and shelled   them.   Another  force,  four thousand strong,  holds an  isolated group of   kopjes south of the  Modder   and  in   Iront  of   thc British  mounted  infantry.     Tlie   position  is  surrounded on nil sides by level plains,  over which the,Boers must make their |  way in order to reach the river.   As a  consequence   their   situation   appears  precarious in tlie extreme.  1   The veldt is now in  beautiful condition.      Water   is., plentiful,   supplies  being   obtainable not   only from  the  river but  also   from numerous   clear  springs.   Tho   health and spirit of the  troops are excellent.   The British cavalry and mounted infantry have been  rcconnoitcring  the enemy's   position.  There has been' little lighting.  IS NOW flEGARDED AS AN  EXACT SCIENCE.  Km THAI THE SlfflEU HAS BEEN SPED OF IIS NjiliAL ELEGTRICfTY.  DR. SANDEN RETURNS STRENGTH TO WEAK MEN  Write to-day for his descriptive book, or consult him at his office.    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There's no beft in the world equal to.'the Sanden     Besides our  own e> elusive patents, it embodies all the features worth having which are found in any Electric-therapuetic appliance  Beware of others selling Dr. Sanden Electric Belts of my early, expired and now obsolete patent    Wri'e to day  No^fo^sr^ fr������C' ������r dTOP m and COnSUlt mG " ^ ������ffiCe' 7here y��������� - -Belt and tes* ���������������  ^mimims^s^ssms^ssmy^xs^  :ilS  Ailments*  >^<4h$"4m2|? if? i?i? rfc ������$> ���������$^~<4tcHe*&'  "Women nre coming to understand  that the Backaches,  Headaches, Tired  Peelings and Weak  Spells from which  tlmy sutler aro duo  to wrong action of  tho kidneys.  Tho poisons that  ought to bo carried  ���������. oft   are   sent  hack  into the blood, taking with thoia a multitude of pains and aches  Public, opinion, the province over, is  at tho boiling point over thc political  sceances   of a  few days  ago.     Some  eighteen months  ago Lieutenant-Governor Mclnnes dismissed a government  of whose strength  he simply had no  . knowledge, and called on one Beavan,  without   a seat   or   following   in   the  country, simply because he know���������and  doubtless   before   hand���������that  Beavan  would   take   enro   of his   son.     That  .fiasco ended  in a disaster.   Arow again  he calls on "Fighting Joe" with a scat  but without a following,   because Joe  promises to do what  Bearan was  unable to do.   Joe next calls on his own  brother-in-law,' Smith-Curtiss, to join  .them.   It appears that God made this  little province simply as a nest for thc  Martins and Mclrineses.   Then again  Mclnnes comes down  to prorogue the  House.   He .opens   his harangue, according, to', usuage,   Mr. Speaker   and  -members of; the legislature,  but there  were neither   speaker"nb'f "legislature  there���������all   had   expressed   their   contempt   for his conduct  and   lelt him  onlv. the boys in the. gallery.   It is a  grave   question,   under   the   circumstances, if the legislature is not yet in  session.   It appears to us that the Federal government would be doing themselves credit if: they  insisted on   Mclnnes' recall at once.   The country has  iiad   enough   of   his   breed   and   his  "pranks.. ���������.'���������'���������  drivo awny pains and nches, mako women  lioaltliy and happy���������ablo to enjoy life.  Mrs. C. II. Gillespie, 204 Britain Streot,  St. John, N.B., says:  " Some time ago I hnd a violent attack  of La Grippe. From this, severo kidney  troublo arose, for which I doctored with  a number of the best physicians in St.  ���������lolni, but received little rolief. Hearing  Doun's'Kidney Pills highly spoken of, I  bpgun their use nnd in a short time found  ihom to bo a, perfect euro. Before taking  vlie.so pills I suffered such torture that I  2011M not turn over in bed without assistive. Doan's Kidney Pills havo rescued  jua from this terrible condition, aud have  removed every pain and ache.  Operating Knslo & Slocan Railway  International Navigation & Trad. Co.  Schedule of Time Pacific Standard Time  KASLO*& SLOCAN RAILWAY  PiissciiKcr train for Sandon und wnv  stations leaves Kaslo at8 a m, Daily: returning, leaves Sandon at 1.13 p m, a'rrivlne ;it  o.s.) pm. "  International Nnvl gallon & Trading Co.  Operatingon Kootenay Luke and Klver. -  SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves "Casio for Nol.soti atOiim. daily except Sunday; returning, loaves Nelson at, 4 7*0  p in, calling at Bailout-, Pilot Hay. Aiiisworth  and all way points. Connects with S K ds \  train to and lrom Spokane at Five lUilcJ'oiut  S S. ALBERTA  Laii-io-DUN-can Division���������Steamer Alberta  leaves Kaslo for Lardo and Arj-cnta at S.30  p m, Wed n esdays.  Steamers call"at, principal landings in both  dli-cetloiis.and at,other points.when signalled.  ,T '..   ���������<H?.soId t0 'l" l,0l"ts In Canada and the  United Stales.  To ascertain rates and full information,  address  ROBERT II! ving , Manager, Kaslo.  Yfur'; while you bleep without a gripe  ���������r-T--:.In, curing Dyspepsia, Sick Hoadnche  id LV.nstipnt ion :>7id m*>l;o you feel botte������  i the morning, Price -ou.  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  TI/IE CARD.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Going East  STROXG AS DEATH���������By Guy De Maupassant.  TALES OF SPACE Ai\TD TIME���������By II. G. Wells.  SAIIACINESCA���������By P. Marion Crawford.  THE MEASURE OF A MAN-By E. Livingston Prescott.  STORIES OF THE RAILROAD-By John A. Hill.  THE POOR PLUTOCRATS���������By Maurus Jokai.  *  4  4  Going West.  Leave S.00 a. m  "      S.32   "  "      fl.iill   "  O.l.j   "  "     n..v* "  "     10.1-i   "  1 ().'_>.".  Daily.  Kaslo      Arrive 8.S5 p.m.  South Folk " 3.20 ���������'  Spoules " 2.25 "  Whitewater       ' 2.10 "  Hear Lake " 2.(10 "  SleGuit-an " 1.45 "  Hiillev's " 1.31 "  [Cook's Cotton'Boot Compound  , Is successfully used monthly by over  '10,000 Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladles ask  J^-my?ur druggist for Coofc'o Cotton Root Com-  foupi; Take no other, ns all .Mixtures, pllln and  Imitations aro dangerous. Prloo, No. 1, $1 per  box: No. 8,10 degrees stronger, $3 per box. No.  1 or 2, mailed on receipt of price oiul two S-cent  stamps. The Cook Company Windsor, Out  E&"*Nos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists In Canada.  Sold in Sandon by the McQueen Co.  and F. J. Donaldson, Druggists. :  "     10.3 S   "   Cody Junction   "      1.23  ArrlvelO.IO   " Sandon      Leave 1.15    "  COllYIUlANCTi.  Leave 11.00 a.m.      Sandon    Arrive 11.40 a.m.  "     IL'5    " Cody 11.23   "  GKO. T. COPELAND,  Suportntpnflr������nt.  Korclioap ltailroad and Stnanisliip Tickets,  ti������ .ii"l lrom all points,apply to S. Cami-ueli..  Agent, Sandon. .  For office use, at reasonable prices.  .1'*.'������.*���������!.^WMi'St'l.".^^*.''*.'!./'!  ^  ^  ^  V  It is more than likely there will be a  three-cornered contest iii this constit  -nency the.coming election.   It is.more  M.-L. Grriramett, ll. b.  Baiiiustek,    Solicitor,    Notauy  Poplic, Etc.  Sandon,     B. C.  AND SO.O LLNE.  EAST  DIRECT.  ROUTE.  w.  S. DURWHV  Saudon.B.C.  H. T. TWIGO  Now Denver, B.C.  /DREWEY.& TWIGG,  than likely   that Martin will put up a   Dominion and Provincial Land'Surveyors  candidate.   It  is also quite probable     ���������'       civil and Mining Engineers.  aiat Mx. Green   will appeal as a sup-1 Bedrora"McNoil Godo*  porter of the Semlin-Cotton party, and  a moral certainty' that those who would  3ike to see some modifying appendages  to last year's enactments wilfalso have  a candidate in the field.   In such case  each one of the candidates would take  some of the labor vote, and the latter  would secure   the almost   solid  coni-  luercial vote.  ���������5 TO rILL FGINT5.  Dry Goods I m Goods Dry Goods!  \Ve have just received a large shipment from the east.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health Brand) Underwear.  We also carry a full line of Carpets, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  Curtains and Window Shades.  /ILT^LOD.QEf.'N0: 29.  E,  A. V. AMD A. St.  Ttogular Communication oi'thc lodse.  Meets 1st Thursday,  in each month at1  S p. m. AMsltin's  brethren cordially  Invited.  THOS. BROWN,  Sec'y.  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  TOURIST CARS pass Medicine Hat,  Daily for St.'.Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Montreal and Boston. The same cars pass  ile.volstokc one day-earlier.  DAILY TRAIN"  S.00 Leave Sandon       Arrive .16.30  Connections ��������� daily to points  reached  viaNal-uspand except Sunday to points  reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.  ' Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  For rates and  full information  address thc nearest local agent,'or  ,���������    J- C. CllUSK, Agent, Sandon  t. t^* F. Anderson,Trav. Pass. Agt., Nelson  E.J. Coyle, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt., Vancouver  Northern Pacific Ry.  TIME-CARD OF TRAINS.  Depart  ..9.50pm   0.55pin  ,7.10 am   7.20 am  JTOKflNE.  Arrive  No. 1���������AVest Bound....  No. 2���������East. Bound ,   Coeur d'Alone Branc.li. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. .0.30 pin 7.45 am  Palouse ,t Lewlston Branch. .1.30 pm S.00 am  Central Washington Branch. 1.10 pm   S.15 am  ���������Local Freight, ivest..,'. 7.00 pm   5.-15 am  ���������Local Freight, east 3.45 pm   S.15 am  ���������Dally except Sunday; all others dally.  J. W. HILL, Gen.xAgent, Spokane, Wash.  A. D. CHARLTON, A.'G.P. A., Portland, Ore.  SPOKANE FniLU NORTHERN  ' .NELSON S FORT SHEPPMRy.-  _m mum railway  The only All-rail route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   Rossland and Spokane and Rossland.  I.EAVK DAILY AKBIVE  0.20 a.m.: Nelson .5.35 p.m.  12.05 a.m Rossland........11.20 p.m.  S.30 a.m ..Spokane 3.10 p.m.  The train that leaves Nelson at. 0.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  Indus for all  PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  ; C.G.Dixon, G. P. T. A.  G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson-  mm  w   ���������������������������������������������     ���������,J ���������>���������-' ���������  1 ���������<li\'  '    '     .������������������!���������-.  "������������������1.I ./  CHAPTER III.���������Continued.  It wxu3 six o'clock before Gerald Dor-  mam presented himself in tho oharac-  tetr of on invited guest in the druw-  Ing-froorh. He looked with some, curiosity for Miss Ne&lie's entrance. How.  would she receive tho coming inler-  loitetr, the young wife who wis in great  nieusuiro to wrest her kingdom from  heir.  She ctiine in soon afturward; and  though he had seen her often in the  ntrilliancy, of evening toilet he was  stuartlcd: She looked older, more dignified ; more stuteily; she looked far  more like the wife of the ''master of  the house than his daughteir. It waa  such a strange toilet, too���������all black,  with gleaming diamonds ��������� throwing  out the; loveliest of lights���������a dress of  rich black lace ; the fJerfeet curves of  heir shouldei-H tuiid arms wore shown to  perfection, the white neck looked the  httrer for the contrast. A diamond  itia.r shone in the colls of .silken hair;  l diamond cross glittered on the  white breast. Sho had evidently chos-  Bn a toilet that would add to her ago  ind dignity; she had tried to look  older instetad of younger and she had  succeeded. The lovely Southern face  hud lost none of it color; the dainty  rose-leaf flush was on her cheeks, the  rich crimson on her lips. He h������d looked'<xn many fair women, but none so  flair as this daughteir oil the iNeslies.  She did not spends when she .entered  the room ; she looked at him with calm,  graceful indifference���������it was not often thnt she seemed to tako any spe  " how well you are looking-. Have'you  no  word  for  me^"  She did not clasp her arms roundhis  nieck, nfter the old; impulsive fashion,  nor did she raise her beautiful face  to kiss him-; and Sir Arthur folt that  it wns the beginning of hostilities.  Slie held out her hand to hiim.  " Welcome homo, papa," she said,  'briefly.  " Thunk you, Vivien. And now, my  do'rling, I want you to welcome some,  one eJse���������I want you to welcome my  beloved wife.'"  If it hnd been to save hor life, Vivien could not have smiled, oould not  have uttered a kindly word. She made  a stiff, formal courtesy, and there  wns a moment of painful silence.  Again Gerald saw the baronot's face  darkening���������again the soft, cooing  voice seemed to break the spell- Sir  Arthur's wife held out hor hand .to  Sir Arthur's 'daughter.  " The greatest pleasure I had in  coming to Lanoowood waa the hope  that you would love me."  "You ntre'very good," said'Vivien,  coldly  ' Good���������nay,"    opposed    the   sweot  voice, " I do not know lha.t I am good. Iwill  Ah,   that  is  an  Engilish  idiom !_ They iyour wife bolter than your daugbler���������  "True, and I love you now; but  that did not prevent my loving Valerie.     Wait until you know her."  "It will make no difference ,papa.  You cannot expect met to love a igirl  whom you have put in my mother's  place. Have you forgotten my mother that you bring this Blranger  hero ?"  "No, I havel not forgotten your mother, Vivien ; but a man cannot always  ke������x> hia heart buried in a grave, lhavo  mourned iruly enough for her. You.  ought rather to be pleased that I have  found some one to brighten my Hie.'  "1 brightened your lilo," she said,  with jealous pain. ��������� "Oh, papa, you  were all the world to met: No ono  will i:v<j you as 1 did.T had no thought  but you ; and nov/i you have brought  a.stranger to stand between us.' How  could you J"  Tears ,rose to the dark, beautiful  eyes.  "I loved you so much, dear," she repealed.' '"How could you bring hor  heref"  He was more troubled than he cared  to own���������his voice trembled, his hands  shook.  "Come.,Vivien, you disappoint me. I  cbought you would hav������ been .,more  generous���������I' thought you , would welcome my wife."  "Our happy    life is   all over," sho  said.     "You may think you will love  rnei as' much, but it will never bi< tho  same again, papa���������never again.    She  ���������be   between us.  :,:You will love  aire hard to understand. If wishing  for love makes one good, then am I  good."  A smile, almost of contempt, curled  Vivien's lips, as she saw her' father  looking with Tapt devotion at his new  -.wife.  " As though words meant anything!"  thought Miss Neslie. " Hers are sweet  *   ^tllT^rlvT*^^**?0**-  W   ^   very   sound   of  her  bow ; she took up a book and sat down  'by the open window  " How prroud   she is 1"  he thought.  " I um less to heir than the ground beneath   her  feet,r than   the   leaves    on  ; the trees���������less than the faded flowers  Bhe throws away���������yet I Dear Heaven, I d-atre not thiink how I love her���������  I datre scarcely say it even to myselfl"  He watched  her as sho sat  there; the  i ttvhite jeweled hands that  tuiraed tho  pages of heir  book so listlessly never  trembled,'* the   color  never   varied  on  her face, even when tho sound of the  f-airriage  wheels  was heard,  and Ger-  Alld Doinnan ros������ with an agitated face,  "faying���������  " They   are  here,  Mass  Neslie."  " They are earlier than I expected,"  was  th-a calm reply.  She did not lay her hook down or  make any sign af disturbing herself.  Gerald trembled with excitement and  igitation.  " Miss Neslio, are you not going  lown in the hail '( Sir Arthur ;will expect it, I-���������:"  " Prny, do not trouble yourself, Mr  Dou-man; 1" am not g-odng down into  the hall. You can, of course, please  fours<'lf."  He wont���������more to save her than gratify himself���������and he owned that it was  i sight well worth seeing���������the grand  mtrance hall, 'with' its miosaio pavc-  "oenl, its gre-at stands o������ flowers and  urange trees, the wealth of. antiiiuities  Ihat decorated the walls, the longline  tf domestics, all standing to welcome  the bride. He saw Sir Arthur, tall  ind stately, with a pleased, bright ex-  ptression on his .���������lace, leading by tho  sand a lady whose features he could  not see, for she wore a. vail; but her  Eigure wns the very perfection of  grace. Sir Arthur held her hand in  his, nnd in a few ��������� well-chosen woirds  introduced her to his dependents us  their future mistress, L".idy Neslie.  Then, seeing.. Genalld, he held out his  hand,   with   a frank,  kindly  smile.  " I am glad to.see you, Mr. Dbrman.  We have had quite a royal reception,  such a welcome home as we shall never .forget.   1  have been quite touched  ���������"by it.   Where  is Miss Neslio?"  There was a moment of blank sil-  ence^���������of silence inexpressibly painful  ���������������nd every ono felt it to be so. Where  w*.is she who had always hurried to  meet him, who hud been wont to fling  her arms round his neck, regardless  of who wns present, and give him  fruch a rapturous .welcome home ? Sir  Arthur, looked around,1 but the fair  . ftiKc of his daughter. ,was not there.  Genitld hastened to reply:  " Miss Neslie is in the dnarwing-rooro  Sir Arthur; she awaits you there."  He: simv. a sudden darkening of the  baronet's face, but just'then a sweet,  lingering voice, 'said���������  "How charming, Arthur! Are all  English rnunsions  like  this ?"  The voice wns sweet and clear, the  accent pretty and piquant after tho  Cushion of French ladies who speak  English well. It seemed to liiti.ve a.  mrigicoJ charm for Sir Arthur; hie  lace cleared  and' his  eyes brightened.  voice is false.  Sir Arthur turned to his daughter.  " I venture to promiise for you, Vivien, that you will soon love Lady  Neslie���������no one can holp it. Valerie, you  will like to go to your apartments.  Perhaps, Vivien, you "  " Has Lady Neslie a maid?" she asked,   quickly.  " Yes," replied Sir Arthur.  "Then she had hotter go with her.  I will speak to you, papa."  VJHAPTEK  IV.  Lady Naslie left the drawing-room,  and, with her maid and the housekeeper, soon found herself in thein-ig-  nificent rooms appointed for. her. She  listened to Mrs. Spenser's explanations, "and then courteously dismissed  her.  "This is very good, .Marie," she said  to her maid, when they were alone.  " I never thought to find Lauocwood  so grand. It is a palace; I have seen  nothing like it."  "ft is 'none too good Tot miladi,"  observed the girl; "and I wish you,  miladi,   yeairs   of  happiness   in  it."  " I shall be happy enough," said itho  bride; "plenty, of money .always  makes one happy. Marie, find me the  prettiest dress I hove. ,; This young  kidy, Sir Arthur's daughter, is stately,  and beautiful as a princess; I feel  quite pLuin and insignificant by her  sid'3. h'ind ene something very nice,  thai. 1 may surpitis her."  " She cannot be more beautiful than  mikidi," declared tlie girl flatteringly-  "Yes, she its. You do not ���������' understand. She has the face of a princess;  she has the manner a* a princess ; she  speuks'line one. Find me my prettiest  dress and my rarest jewels. She shall  not surpass me."  " But, miladi, is it good tasle���������jewels  and a courtly costume for thus dinner en Iamiile ? 1 think not.. My late  in.islness, ine Duchess of Ifitzourgh,  neveir mude a very elaborate, toilet for  dinuor with her own fiamily."  "Of course you. know, best," said  Lady Neslie, impatiently. " 1 wish  there had. never been a Duchess of  Eitzburgh; she is always being quoted  against me. . Have your own way, Marie."  "No, miladi���������you*? way, not mine. If  your ladyship will trust to ine," your  loilet shall be such as Sir. Arthur's  daughter cannot help admiring."  There wan. a strange familiarity between "miladi" and her maid when  ihey twerc together alone. When  La>iiy Neslie was impatient, Marie gave  hei' plenty of sound advice, always  quoting, as a last resort, the Duchess of . Eitzburgh. Lett to herself,  Lady Neslie would havo chosen some  elaborate    costume;  she,   would  have  you will study her, not me���������you will  think of her���������nonsuit her wishes, not  mine; she will be ' misiress here, not  I."  "Yes, that is true, Vivien; she is any  wife,, and she must be mistress. I am  glad you have tho good sense'to recognize that."  "Your very kindness in the years  gone past' has been an injury to me,"  said Vivian.; "You rnado me mistress  of your house'when I'.Avaa but a child  ���������(he habit of rule has grown with me  ���������and now. you ask me to give tip tho  auLhority of years to a girl not older i.han my.self. It is not just, papa."  "I never thought of marrying again,  Vivi.!ii���������no.hing was ever fart bar .rom  my thoughts."  "Thftn why did you marry,, papa ?"  she asked, reproachfully. ,  "Well, you see, my dear, I really  could not- help it. I fell in love with  Valerie, that's', the plain truth���������nothing more nor less. I was happy with  her,, unhappy when away from her.  |So I determined to try to be always  'happy. I asked'hen* to marry me, and  she consented.���������,.. Now that it is done,  Vivien, try to make all things pleasant���������try to love her."  "I s.upp;isa I must tolerate her," said  Miss Neslio. "As for loving her, a  pretty face would never bewitcii. me.  I shall never love her, if only because  ���������>ha has Laken my mother's place."  "That is (hot a fair view of the matter," observed Sir Arthur. "Remember,  Vivien, sho has taken a vacant place.  Your mother's, alas;! is empty I"  "I know it, and, papii, I cannot love  the ono who would fill it. Do : not  think ine wicked. I am jealous for my  mother���������my darling mother. Every  kind .word) you give this stranger, every kind look, will seem an insult to  my mother's memory. My mother loved you/ so���������and do you remember how  ofie.u you Tiave told me ihat- when she  lay dying she asked you never to marry agalui I What arei men like that  they can love twice and marry twice?"  Her padsionatei words startled luim.  "Hush, Vivieai!" hie said. "It is all  too late. I���������I did'not think of. these  things, my d*arr. Show your love for  mo by; being kind lo my wife."  "1 will show my love for my mother  by preventing any one from ever taking her place," was the abrupt "reply.  "Vivien, try to like my wife. She  is young���������try to make her happy. Ah,  there is the first dinner-bell," con-  linuBd'Sir Arthur, thankful for The interruption, " and I am not dressed !  You,will Iry to amus������ Valerie, will  you not, when she conies down? I  may as well say, while we are on tho  subject, thai, as slia is socyoung, it  would bo absurd for you to call her  anything except Valerie."  She laughed, scornfully.  ."Did you ever imagine, papa, that I  should oall that: girl mamma?"  His face flushed hotiyt at the contempt in her voice, but ho made no answer; and the next moment Vivien  wa.s alone���������alone with her impotent  wrath, her woundod love, her heart-,  ache^���������alone with sorrow that tore her  "I leav������ it entirely to you,"' Vivien replied. With all hex burning  jealousy and angry disdain, bar outraged pride and love, she" oould not  quite forget  her good   breeding.  "1 told Sir, Arthur very often that I  wias quicei suie I should be dreadfully  jealous of his charming Vivien," continued Lady Neslie, "and now I see  quii.e enough to make me so."  The grave'bow that was her only an-  s-wer did not daunt her.  "You look very grav's, Vivien���������see, 1  avail myself ol your permission. Gravity seems to be the pervading characteristic of the English. In Eranoe every one smiles, looks pleased, interested, happy ; here the people are all melancholy, serious, grave. I must leach  you to laugh, Vivien."  "She is positively audacious,"  thought Gerald to himself, and then  he came to the rescue. 'He drew near  to Lady Neslio with' a photograph of  the Abbey in his hand. While he was  showing it to har, .Vivien, walked  away to ' tho other end of the room.  Lady Neslie looked after her with a  peculiar smile, and Lhen she turned to  the secretary.  "Do you know how to laugh, Mr.  Dorman, or do you, require lessons in  lhai charmi.ig art ? "  "When you have been with us a little longer, Lady Nellie, you will find  Ihat tha English laugh quite as heartily in England as the Erench do in  ���������I' ranee."  "There is one thing that will puzzle me in England," said her ladyship,  with a smile, that showed all "her pfef-  ty teeth. u  "What is that?" asked. Gerald.  j.���������   *-bal1 hardly be able  to  tell the  difference between marble statues aud  living women if they are all like Miss  Neslie."  And for that one speech more than  for anything else Gerald Dorman disliked and mistrusted her.  (To be contiuued.)  Palo and languid,  THE   CONDITION   OF   VERY   MANY  YOUNG  GIRLS IN CANADA.  decked herself with oostly, jewels. M-a-'jbr.-asl,- with pridu that burned the soul.  rie's good taste prevailed, Tho young  wife wore) u dress of plain white silk,  trimmed with silver net, a few beautiful pearls in her hair, und a necklace of pearls round her throat. it  was pretty aaxl bride-like. Lady Neslio owned (hat nuthiug could be better.  "I shall have to dress well and use  .within her.      She clenched her  while  j fingers as she stood there.  ."He loves her already," she said, "a  ! thousand limes better than me."  j Then the hell rang, and Mr. Dor-  jman entered. lie looked surprised at  .finding her alone; he looked at the  (beautiful face and flashing eyes.  T should  not  bavo  liked   to be  in  No^ Voilerio," he replied ; " there are  tew   houses,     oven   in    England.: like j aU my'powera 0f pioaaing,"  she said; Sir'   (Arthur's place,"   he    thought   to  this." _.      _. .     ; to herself; "for Miss Neslie does not | himself.  lie made some  commonplace  like me, T am sure. 1 have won Sir I remark, but'.she did not hoar it; and  Arthur���������now I must try to win her." j (hen tho door opened again, and  If-she had seen Vivien just then, she i what seemed to thorn a vision of light  would have despaired of ever winning jand loveliness entered���������a fair bright  her.     Mr. Dorman had, much  to the i girl with[ laughing eyes and a.beauti-  Then Lody Neslio spoke to Mrs. Spenser, to tho butler, and ono or two of  the head servants. Sir Arthur, turning to her, said���������  "We will.go to the drawing-room,  Valerie���������Miss Neslie is there. Come  with us, Mr. Dorrnian."  It seemed to Gerald that the master of the Abbey was, after'all, in no  hurry  to meet his  child.   Ho seemed  baronet's idiscomfiture, quitted the  room. He had hoped to avoid all private conversation with hia daughter,  but her strong will prevailed���������Ihuy  were  left  alouo.      Then  Vivien   went  to lingetr by the way   pointing out n       '      him auU c"lasped ner'arras I.ou'ud  rare  picture   or    statue   lo  his   wite, | ^ ueck  Gerald'  began   to    suspect   that     the .    :.w<jlcome home_ pa���������a j   ��������� x cou]d not  piroud baronet felt some little trepid-kiss before,  with  that    stranger  ation  at  the  thqught  of meeting  hu   tew;      oh why    have    you  Mill  ptroiid    daughter.      They  passed , bro     lu h[iV r      wh    h.AV<i vou marri.  thtrough the magnificent suit of rwras , ^ hef %     ,Wa . ll0(. Jle k ������or ���������       f  the   stranger's   sweet voice   sounding ��������� w}jy did.    .)u br-       bay here_a    irl_  like  the cooing of  a dove; yet   sweet ,    ��������� x il;1 ? WJa    did ^ fa     ?���������  as  it   was,   Gefrald   feared  that   there'  .wtas Bomething insinccro in   the  ring  of it.  When they reached the drawing-  room., Vivien was still sitting where  "���������he had left her; but when they -entered she rose with a stately grace all  her own. Sir Arthur released his  wife's hand and went up to his daughter Sho stood before him., taill, dark,  digiufied, with nM the pride of her  flashing in her dark eyes.  IV d.wir Vivien," said Sir, Arthur,  Sir Arthur. looked very uncomfortable. It wa.s not the pleasuntest position in tho world. He tried to make  the best of il. He threw his arms  round her and drew her nearer to  him.  "You ask why I married her.. The  reason will perhaps not seem sufficient to my proud Vivien, It was because 1 loved, her.".  j "You had me to love," she interrupted, quickly.  ful'mouth*, a girl with golden-brown  hair and a lovely face, teeth that  gleamed like little pearls between  scarlet lips, a light girlish figure with  trailing white, robes and pearls in her  hair. Sha' we.nl up to Vivien and  looked laughingly into  her face.  "I must not call you Miss Neslio,"  she. said���������"that has a format sound.  Sir Arthur was always talking of  'Vivien.' Will you let me call.you 'Vivien '? I have lea mod to krioVif, you by  that name." ." '';'���������  Miss Neslie had recoiled suddenly as  Lady Neslie approached her ; and now  the two stood face to face, the young  iscorelary intently .watching the  scene. fie thought to himself that it  wa-s lik't fhe-firsl; act of a tragedy-  Vivien tail, ua.ik, .stately, the diamonds  gleaming in her black dross; Valerie fair, graceful, slondor, with her  while dross and laughing face.  " "Stall I call you 'Vivien V "she asked, not at all dismayed by Miss Neslie'* hauteur  ORIGIN OF MARRIAGE CUSTOMS.  .The oldesb known love'letter in the  world is in the British Museum: It  is a proposal of marriage made to ,an  Egyptian Princess, and iu wasi written  3,500 -years ago. It is 'in. the form of  an inscribed brick, and is therefore  not only the oldest, but also thet most  substantial love letter in  existence.  The first silver wedding, dates baok  to tho time of Hugh Capet. Two servants had grown gray in his service,  a man and a woman, and[ what could  he give them as a reward?. Calling  the woman he said: "Your service is  great enough, for iho woman; always  tiuds work harder than a man, and,  therefore, 1 will give you a reward.  At your age I kiio,w ofi uone joetter  than a do/wry and a huhband,! .The  dowry is here���������this farm from - this  lime forth beiongs to you. If this man  who has worked with you< five and  twen.lv years is willing to marry you  then   ihe husband  is ready."  "Your Ma���������e���������ly," said the old servant,  "how is it pobsible that we (Should  marry, having already silver hairs?'  "Thou- it shall be a;silver' wedding/'  arudi the King gave the couple silver  enough to keep thorm in plenty. This  soonl became,.knoiwn all over Franco,'  and iti became a fashion after twenty-  tive. yearsi of married life tot celebrate  a silver, wedding.  The practice of I he) wife's assuming  the hu.iba.ca s. namo at. marriage is; a  iioma.n custom- Julia married to  Pompey. became Julia of Pompey. In  latter, limes married women, signed  their names in the'same manner, (but  omitted Ihe "of". In Iceland;, the, opposite has been : Iho, custom. ..There  the husband assumes'the wife's name.  The word wedding is derived troin  the .wed or security which the Anglo-  Saxon bridegroom gave a't espousals  tor the due performance of his contract. This wed was-hold by uuslees,  and/ in addition to it -the (bridegroom  wore: an espousal ring. As, for, the  wedding ring, it wa.si first designed by  Prometheus, according to tradition,  a.nd fashioned out of adamant and iron  by Tubal Cain, and was given by Adam  to his' son to this end, (that ho'therewith   should   espouse   a wife.  The wedding-coke is the remains .of  u custom whereby a Roman bride  held, in her leift handi three wheat  ears, and many centuries later, an  linglish bride wore a chaplet of wheat.  The bridesmaids threw grains .of corn  or small bits of cake upon the heads of  the newly married and the guests picked up the pieces anrlate them. The  wedding, cake did nof( come into .general use until tho last century and  was ��������� then composed of solid blocks  laid togeilier, iced all over,' so that  when the outer crust' was broken over  the bride's head, the cakes unsidei fell  on (.he floor and wore' distributed  among the guests. Bridal favors are  of purely Danish origin. The true  lover's knot was first desigmod by  Danish hearts and derived, i.ts designation from tho Danish 'truolofa���������"I  plight my troth."  The throwing of tho slipper comes.  from' tho custom oif the! bride, of the  father giving a shoe i.q the! new. husband in token Of transference of power  over her, the bridegraom lightly, tap-  pi iug the bride's head with it.  The best man is a survivor of the  band of friends whioi accompanied the  suitor in his wite-winning and\ kept  watch' for him pr-'ei' tho bride's tribe,  while the, lover sought.the opportuini-  ty to f:arry off his prize. The. ihoiuey-  moon journey is the, hurried flight of  thi< husband with his wife to escape  the vwigeanco of the pursuing tribe.  The presents given the bridesmaids  amd . ushers are simply a, relio of' the  bridegroom among hi.-i personal friends  so that they would, assist in the capture of his chosen; bride when- the day  arrived' on .which he had determined  to carry her off. In the/ fifteenth  century, a-bride���������it one ���������ofi the aristocracy���������often received twenty ringa  from' her (relatives -and six fromi tho  brideig.rororn���������two when he became in-  tciestod. in her, twot foil the espousal  and two. when they'were married.  Tlipy nr������ Subject tii SlendnclieH, llrnrt  Trouble, und nn IiullnposUloii lo Exer*  lliin-I'iircnlH Skuulil Act \'ro\\\\i\\y In  Such '/'iikc..  Miss  Alinn   Gauthietr,  daughter    otf  Mr. Adelard Gauthier, proprietor of a  ���������well   known   hotel   at   Three    Rivers, .  Que., enjoys a wide popularity among  her young friends, and  they have recently hnd occasion to rejoice at her  restoration  to  health after, a serious  illness.' When   a   reporter    called   to  "scertain the facts of   the case  Miss  G������uthier was out of tho city on avis-  it, but her father very gladily consented to give the story of hor cure,     lie  said:���������"I believe that had it not been  for Dr. Williams' Pink Pills my daup-h.-  torAlmai might now have been in her  grave, nnd  I woulld be ungrateful indeed  if I did not  at all  times say   a  kiind  fivord   in favor  of  the  medicino  that restored her to health. My daughter's  health  first  becan   to give way  several, years ago.   At first the trouble did not app<jar to De serious; and  wa thought sho woufd soon regain her  accustomed nealth.   As tho time-went  on, however, this proved not to be tho  cose.    She gTe.w weaker, was troubled  _with   headaches,  poor  appetite,  dizzi-  hess~and a feeling of almost constant  languor.    She (was  treated  by  a good  doctor,' but still there was no improvement.   She  seemed    to    be  gradually  fading    away.   * If    she   walked     up  stairs she would have to. stop several  times  to rest  on   the ivniy.   She  lost  all  her  color and  hBr face    was    aB  white almost as chalk.      Her   trouble  was  clearly     Ihat    which_ afflicts  so  many young women entering woman-  ���������  hood, and we feared il would develop  inlo consumption.     Ono day a friend  of    the family urged, her to try    Dr.  Williams'  Pink Tills,    and  she   consented,    and    procured    a couple    of  boxes.   iKcfore   they  were  quite  gone  there  was    a slight improvement    in  her appetite and  we looked  upon thi������  as a hopeful sign. Anolher halt'dozen  boxes wero procured, and under their  use sho day  by    day    acquired    novv,  strength and new, interest in life. She  is now  as thealthy a girl as  there is  in Three Rivers, .with  every  trace of  her pallor and  langour  gone. This is  entirely    due to   Dr. Williams'   Pink  Pills, and i am' rejoiced to bo able to  say so publicly."     '  The case of Miss Gaulhier certainly _  carries with it a lesson to other per-'  ents, whose daughlc;. -may bo pale,  languid, easily tired, o. subject to  tiieadache3, or the other distressing  symptoms that . mark' the onward  progress of anaemia. In cases of this  kind Dr. ' Williams' Pink Pills will  gi/e more certain" aud speedy results  than any other medicine. They act  promptly and directly; making new,  rich roil blood, and strenfrthen tho  nerves, and correct all the irregularities incident to this critical period. ���������  Sold by all dealers or sent post  paid at 5'Jc. a box or six boxes for  ������2.5!), by addressing tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillo, Ont.  Do not be persuaded to take some  substitute.  TRADE IN SOUTH AFRICA.  The natives of South ���������'Africa, have a  curious method of selling their farm  products. It is a common sight to see  some of these negroes entering the  Kiihberley stores; one will have" a  single egg in his hand, another will  have a quarter of a peck of mealee  corn. The negro with tho,egg is as  serious and as much concerned concerning (he sale of his single egg as-  if the .transaction^amounted to thousands of dollars.  The peculiar trade is carried on  somewhat after this "fashion: "How  much Bass give for this?" asks the negro, as ho holds' out the. egg in his  hand to the storekeeper. Sometimes  the proprietor offers him two cents  for it.; but it eggs are scarce:the negro  may get ull the way from 5 to 10 cents  for-his egg. ���������: ���������'',;". /..--  Very often the small amount that  the native receives goes for a drink  of "Capo Smoke," which is the worst  kind of brandyi a person can drink. To  the 'storekeeper of Kimberley, however,' this trade of a singlet egg and a  quarter/of a peck?, of mealee amounts'  to, a great deal during the day, as hundreds of natives seirtheir products in  the. same fashion.    ���������  '.....���������'���������'  SHE COULDN'T TELL  A  LIE.  Of course, I wouldn't' lie, oven to a  conductor, she said, but I just couldn't, bear to pay faro for Ethel.   .  How   did  you g������t  out  of it?  .Why, I told hhn sho was five yoarB  old yesterday. She was,' you know-  also the day beforehand the day before that, and, in fact, every day for  the last two and a half years. I  didn't, say that she' wasn't more than  fire, but .merely that sho was five.  Oiyl couldn't bring myself to toll ������d .  untruth.  SMALLPOX TIME NOW.  The statistics of smallpox show  that. 'his ailment is more prevalent  from January to June than in the later half of the year. Measles show a  descending curve in January, a rise in  May and June, a fall-from August to  October, and .then a rise in November  and December, carrying us on to the  January fall. . Scarlet fever is low  lUre'iii' f)Ki|i-.i^ry. '\:o July} it rises in  August, and is high till the. eiiitl otC  December. 'Typhoid fever is typically  an ailment of the autunin.  A  REFUSAL.  i  "II  %  M  I  I  1',-a  :;'ll  :-iW*.'������  ������I  %  If  II IB  w  "r*-/J  ������������������������ 7?  -���������- =���������**?,  1*  w  .V i  * ���������  ' i  >)  ���������< V,  ( \  She���������You, are a conundrum.  He���������Indeed I  She���������Yes;    and I'm going  you  up.  H  to givis  '��������� dCv d.~-ir Vivien " said Sir. Arthur, I rup;c<i, quiciciy. ,- |iie������ iiauioui,. ��������� t mil two. wlwn tneyivwe marneu.        ' you up.   ��������� . 4    , ^m  , "(��������� .      .  r     ^ _____     __. ^ ,L . ._ _     -���������.���������������������������������������������   i ���������_���������.,,    .,  .,   r���������������������������       1.1*111.   -r������-   V  ���������������������������     g| "���������������������������1W-1 ���������~     ���������"P1"T"       J|HH.|������ ��������������������������� 'IJ  J H ONTARIO'S PROGRESS.     ���������  ltA<!-.t!es   Sho���������-  Cities   Grow  at   Expense  of T<Mrm)Iilp<<  flubs fifth! part of the annual report  of the Bureau of Industries for the  province, dealing with1 municipal  statistics for tha year 1898 has just  been issued, and embodies many suggestive details as to the growth, po-  pu'^lion, and financial standing of tho  municipalities, compiled from  the as-  MAVE YOU TASTED  CEYLON GREEN TEA ?  Sold only In  Iff far more delicious than Japan.  Lead Packets.  NO EYE FOB COLOBS.  (Overheard on the Riviera.)  He.   Ob, Gwendolan, do come out and  look at this lovely'sunset; the orange  tints una simply graDd.  She. My dear Percy, how can you  be so foolish? Don't you see Una til  have on a blue dress f , Besides, or-  a.ng<ei novor suits my complexion.  Thin is an ago of improvement.      What  was best yesterday Is only  a poor second to-day.  DIABETES CURE.  >   ���������  Miohael Eallern. of St-   Thomas,  Curod by Dodd's ^Kidney  Pills. ,-   _.  Buffered   TVI'li    Dl ltoten   nml   Bnrlfnohe*  for Over ll Vrar���������VfnH AflvliC'1 to I7������e  RoiIiI'h Kidney rills���������" Saved From ���������  B1I-. Grnvr."  St. Thomas,    Feb.  19.���������Nowhere    In  Ontario aro Dodd's Kidney Pills more  highly valued-'than in  the  neighborhood o������ S... Thomas.     Thay are lamous  for having .irst given sufferers    from  Brigh.'s Disease and Diabetes  a  road  lo safely, for previous  lo  tho discovery of Dodd's Kidney Pills  these dis-  tajes were invariably fatal-  Michael   (Hallern, a    farmer    living  near Si. Thomas, is one of those who  tfully appreciate the worth ol Dodd'a  Kidney Pilli.     He has good reason to.  He Wiii cured of Diabetes by their use.  He admits that but for Dodd's Kidney  Pills he would be in his grave to-day.  Djabeles is a local disease, of thin kid-  aeys.     Dodd'a Kidney Pills are I here-  Eore the only-medicine o..f the slightest uso in the  treatment  of  this dis-  wtse.      Tho kidneys  are  the only or-  irans affected, and Dodd's Kidney Pills'  are Iho only medicine that can reach  the kidneys with any beneficial effoct.  There    are    moreover    a number of  other diseases which are    caused    by  disorder of the  .kidneys   and Dodd's  Kidney Pills by curing (lie kidney disorder  removes "the   .cause    of    those  other     troublos. Thus il is    that  Dodd's Kidney Pills are the only  radical and permanont .euro for  Dropsy, Heart Diseasu, Bhoumatism,  Lumbago, Sciatica, Bladder and Urinary Complaints, Female Disorders and  unhealthy condition of the blood.  As. for Diabetes the .statement  M'gnod by Mr. Mishiael Hallern", of St.  Thomas, and witnessed by Mr. E. E.  faivorablo sign is that this increase  was much more marked during the  earlier part of the period, tho growth  being considerably less during the  last few; years. '  The population tables show, that  the urban municipalities continue to  grow aiti'th'ei expense of the rural sec-  lions. The township population was  1,148,850* ������jI tho beginning of the per-'  iod under consider-alion, und largely  owing t o the emigration to the North-  West, h'aid fallen to 1,000,981 in 18S3,  since which time there has been a  slight increase. In 18S8 the population of the townships numbered 1,110,-  891. Mean-while Lhe cities have increased their numbers from 319,034 to  440,889, and the'population of towns  and villages 'together has grown from  SG0.005 to 449.5G7.  Township vaJual ions have changed  but lit tie. The figures stood at. $452,-  097,045 in! 1880, and S4'18,810,OGO in l.-0-i.  City valuations have increased from  ?154,201,Sai to ?:'3"1077,37C, and the as-  scssmenls of, towns and villages from  $88,078,013 to *3X2'J,297,397.  T.lw������ increase1 in the debentures debt  has been entirely in the liabilities. The  volume of city debts hlia risen from  ���������?18,469,893 lo ������37,840,377, and that of  thle. towns and villaigios has also more  than doubled. County debenture  debts, however, have s'eidily decreased  from ������3,505,744 to ������1,808,107, and township inrliobtedness also shows a slight  diminution.  La Tosaana, 10c.  KELTANCK CIGAR  FACTOR.** .Montroa  There Is a perennial nobleness and  even sacredness in' work; in idleness  alono is perpetual despair. Labor Is  life;  work Is worship.  " Pharaoh 10o.M^2������ffiST  The dearest material for curtains is  English woven silk which may cost up  to ������0 a yard.  CEYLON TEA  irf a product, of to-day.  LEAD PA0KACE8.    26, 30, 40, 60 nna COo.  Neuraloia, Sciatica, Uoscular  INFLAMMATORY.     GOUT,    LUMBAGo!  RHEUMATIC    PARALYSIS,     KDTHMA  ������,i!',,.1?K!th0dJ5i.liur? ���������"*��������� hu cured ������hous-.nds-*omo pronounced  incurable   Writs at once.   Booklet and Proof on request   Addrctt  >*Tha*SWlSS-flMEfHCflH CO., Windsor, Ont., Canada  Blemishes,,?? ���������nd Complexion  ���������*CI*l-HI^.T*tA*E3"ISrT.  Send ono cent stamp for circular.   W.J. UKQUHAHT  Analytical Chemist. <89 Queen St. W., Toronto^  lieriiinnaatly ourei  Catarrh of nose,  . t,   ..       .- -.    .    .         ��������� throat,   ston'&ch  nndblaildor.  Sjo & 41n box.   Write for particulani, Tha  Indian Catarrh Cure Co., H6 St. Jaines-st., Montreal.  Red  hats  were  first  worn  by   cardinals in tho year 1215.  TO CURB A COLD IK ONE DAV  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All  rtruggiata refund the money If it fall* to cure,  25c.     K. W. drove's Hienatnre is on each box.  Mill*, MJ|;S A Males  Barristers, etc.. removed  to Woiloj* Bid���������., Rich,  mond 31. W.. Toronto.  Domiftion Line  COMMON SENS! KILLS Koaches, Bed  Bugt, Kate and Mice.   Bald br all  Crug-flBts, or Ml Queen W. Toronto  MAIL  8TEAMSHIP8  Portland, Me., to Liverpool, rla Halifax.  Large    and    fast   Steamers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Cambroman.  ��������� -?Tt**LS/ passage :���������. First Cabin, $HJ upwards: BmuI  Oabin, tSi; Steerage, JW.60 and fJ3 M, -���������-������������������������  "for further information apply tolooal agent*, or  DAVIS TOJBRANCK & CO., General Agent*,  17 Ct. Sacrament St. 'Montreal.  HARRIS  Miss Hezlettf the c Irish lndy champion golfer, and n most finished player, is not, yet seventeen.  M0MTRBAL HOTt***" DIREOTORV.  The '- Balmoral," Free Bus -JffibSfSS  LEAD, COPPER, BRASS.  Wholesale only.   Long Distance Telephone'?*!)  WILLIAM   ST.,  TORONTO.  POULTRY, BUTTER, ECCS, APPLES,  and other VltODUOE. to ensure best reaults comlgn to  The  Dawson Commission  Co.,  Litt*ited,  Oor. V/ost-Market & Oolborno 8t., Toronto,  1  A SISTER SAVED.  Hotel Cars-Jake, T���������^:!^^  O.T.R. Station, Montreal. Quo. Carslake & Co., Prop's.  AVENUE HOUSE-  MoGill���������Gollego Avenue.  Family Hotel rates #1.60  per day.  Ostrandor, of Dutton, will-prove that  the claims made for Dodd's Kidney  Pills are absolutely true. The statement  reads:���������  "I have been troubled for one year  with Diabetes. My back was in lhe  worst kind of pain all the time. My  urine was very dark and my condition  was getting very serious. A friend  of mine told me to try Dodd's Kidney  Pills.' I have now used one box and  am already completely cured. My  urine is at its natural color and my  back is as strong as a board. I cannot praise   Dodd's    Kidney Pills    too  .highly for I   nm    certain    they have  I saved me from the gravo."  ���������sessinient roturns      The    comparative  tables summari-iing the figures cover a  period of   J.3 years,    183C-b"8 inclusive,  with1  tha exception   of lliose reLuling  to municipal debts,    which    are  only  made up lo 1897.      White tho population during this period has increased  from 1,828,495.to 2,001,3:0, the lobail assessment has    |been  augmented from  $<394,3SO/J3 to  *580y,184,833.      0Da.xalion  for all  purposes has increased" from  $9,609,335 to ������111,222,960,   or from, ������1.93  per head of the population to ������6.19. Tho  increase of debenture debt, taking the  /svhole period 188G-i)7, has been    rapid,  municipal   obligations   having     risen  from ������29,924,8G3   Ho ������53,577,175,  but  a.  A SHORT SEE-ait'OH.  'A PROMINENT AMERICAN DIVINE  ON AN IMPORTANT SUBJECT.  Toronto. Deo. 33lh'.���������The following  J>ara,g raphis contain truths as vital as  any clergyman, ever uttered, und they  uhould receive the earnoat utlontion of  all who read (hem.  Thousand Island Park, July 22, 1899.  the Arnold Chemioal Co.  Dear Sirs,���������At tho beginning of this  month my oonslilutiou was so much  run dow.a thai I had to gel  leave of absence from my congregation for four .months.' I left  New York on the 10th iust.; and while  ...in Toronto I saw Dr. Arnold's English) Pills advertised in the Naws and  bought a. box of them. When I com- I.  menced taking them my condition was  such that I could not sleep nnd my appetite was very pool-, but before 1 had  finished the box I Could sleep well and  enjoy a good meal, and now I feel like  a new man, ln the firat phrce I.-Veel  Indebted to the Toronto News for putting me on the right track, and in the  second place I think Dr. Arnold's English Pills the best medicine I ever  took. ,  Enclosed ple-ose find two dollars for  rwOiiich you will plea,se send me three  boxes of your pills to the liddress below, ....  (Yours most respectfullv,    "  ���������   '      ,.  ���������    .   ' X   C.  GLASS,  Rev   J. C. Glass, E.D.  Thousand Island Park.  , Dr. Arnold's English Toxin Pills, the  only remedy that cures disease by killing the germs that cause it, are sold  br all druggists at.75c' box; Bamplo  SS-H3, 25c, or sent post-paid on receipt  Of price, by the Arnold Cherruical Co.,  Limited, Canada Life Building, 42 King  pfereet west, .Toronto.  Sickness Banished���������Health Restored  Gentlemen,���������Dr.  Ward's    Blood  and  Nerve Pills    have done my    sister so  much good that in grateful appreciation I   told Mr. Tuliy, the druggist, I  would gladly give   a   .testimonial unsolicited,    as    to    their merits.   ' My  ������ister,  15 years of age, caughl a violent cold���������since then she has been in  very poor health, lost all colour     was  anemic, her blood had no vitality, and  she had no physical strength, she became extremely nervous, so inucht   so  thai she could not stand any exertion  or  excitement,  and it was impossible  for hor  to got restful sleep, she "lost  bar appetite,   hor heart became    very  weak,  palpitating  so    violently    that  she could hardly breathe at the slightest exertion.      When she commenced  taking   Dr. Ward's   Blood   and Nervo  Pills  two  months  ago she  was  in   a  state of complete physical and nervous  prostration.     Her   blood   was scanty  with no more strength    than    water.  Since  taking Dr. Ward's   Blood    and  Nerve Pills she has been rapidly mending,  her    appetite    has returned, she  sleeps   well  her  nerves   are  stronger,  and her heart gained strength so that  it is able lo fulfill its functions. Prior  to taking Dr. Ward's   Pills   she   had  taken  many  medicines    without    any  special benefit. Dr. Ward's Blood and  Nerve Pills    are    certainly    the only  medicine that has done any  good. Before taking    them she    was    getting  I weaker,  1 er  heart  and nerves losing  strength daily.     Since she had began  taking them she has   daily    and continuously gained health and strength.  ,                     CLARA ELLIOTT,  j   |,   |   ,'   |             30 College street.  I   t  t  ,     |    i         Peterborough, Ont,   ������.   TRANSVAAL IN PARIS.  A Boer farm, and homestead is, it is  said, to bo, one of the features of,' the  Paris Exhibition, ln this form will be  exhibited the chief wild animals, of lhe  Transvaal. The means of transportation in the country are also to be  illusi rated.  8T. JAMES' HOTEL-^nl^^W:  Bail war*   Flrrt-olagi Commercial Home.    Modem im-  ������fOToa������ata���������BaUt moderate.  More boy babies die under the age of  six months in cities than girl babies.  . j  Statu op Ohio, Cit-t cf Tolbdo, *i .���������  Luoas County. !"���������  Frank J. CnKNKY mnkeB oath that Iio In  senior partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney &  Co., doing busine������s in the City of Toledo,  County nnd Statu aforesaid, and that, snid firm  will pay lhefum of ONE HUNDRKD DOLLARS for each and ovary case of CatariiH  that cannot l>o oured by tho use of Hat,i.'s  CATARRir Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to befors roe and subscribed In my  presence, this (ith day of December. A.D. 1C8G.  : : A. tV. GLEASON   ���������  : seal. : Kotaru Publie.  Hall's Catarrh Caro Is taken internally, and  acts directly on the blood and inuoous fmrfaoea  of tho system.   Send for testimonials, free.  F.J. CHKNBY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Drtiugists, 76o.  Hall's Family Pills aro the best-.  For U>������ Tory beat tend rour work to tha  "BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Look for agent lo your town, or lend dlrrol.  Michigan Land for Sale.  g 000 ACHES 000D FARMING LANDS-ARKiVAO  . '. I'������l������-0*lJ-n������w ���������������>������������������ Crawford OouuIIm. Title per.  feot. On MIohiKan Oentr.il, De'.rolt 4 Mitokiuao and  Loon L&Ke itailroaaa, at prices langing from $2 to <5  ���������Mr aoro. Theke Landi are Close to Enterpnaing New  Tonma, Churcnea, Schools, ������t������.. and will be addon oat  reasonable terms.   Apply to  a. U. PIERCE, Agent, West Bar City, Mloh.  Or J.W. OURftS, WniUeinore. Mioh.  WE ARE OFFERING  TO  INVESTORS  ���������paolal stook, guaranteeing large dividends; also an la-  stalmont stock payable in monthly in.lalments, dr.wlnf  c������������hdiTidend", hdlf yearly.    Parties ranting safe aud  Montreal, Toronto. Ottawa. Oueber   Ero.?������ ." i.n*;c,"''>,nt ������ho������id correspond with the sun   ���������     *"������<������iw, \j\.\.a.via., Y^UCPCG    8..Tln������e and Luan Company, Toronto; money loaned OS  Engineers'  SUPPLIES,  Asbestos Goods,   it-ivf p'pe "overlnar,  wilHiOisuiKJp Lubrloatlng; O.lf,  Cre*ases, eto.  WM. SUTTON  COMPOUND CO.,  Limited,  TORONTO.  Rfi 0 F I N f! and Shaet Metal Works.  v w r a ��������������� u EOOFINO SI.ATE, in Black,  Bed or Green. SLATE BLACKBOARDS (We suuplj  Public and Hisb Schools,Toronto). Booting Folt, Pitch,  Ooal Tar, eto. ROOFINO TILE (See New Olcy Build,  Ingi, Toronto, done by our firm). Metal Ceilings, Onn  nioca,eto. ICstlmntes furnished for work complete or tat  Bi&tflTialsshipped to any part of the country. Phone llftlS  0. DUTHIB& SONS, Adelaide &Wldmer 8te.,Toronto  farorablo terms;  triocs; write us.  agenu wanted in unrepresented di������  That Beautiful Stock nnd Oraln Tarm, common's  knoBiiustho "Glen Knnu;" it is ono-hulf mile lrom  Innerkip station on the O.P.n, tnd n'x miles from  ������oocJstook; 300 odd ncien; fplendid 1-rrd.iood bush,  about IS acrescednr; flntKilaos bulldints. Urn further  lAilloulan lnq.uiro o(  E. W. HESBITT,  Box 334, Woodstock. Ont.  The Scollish Higlila.nder"s dress as  worn at the present time is sometimes  very expensive., The uniforms worn  by officers of several Highland regiments cost ������200 each. That of lhe  Prince of Walos cost ������375.  FOR OVER FIFTY YEAR5  MRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP has been  med by motherr for thoir cbildren teething. It soothe!  the child, softens the gums, allays pain, cures wind  eollo, and is the best remedy for diarrhoea 25o. a bot*  tla. Sold by all druggists throughout tho world. Be  sura and ark for " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing S}rup,  To send -far our  complete SHEET  MUSIC CATALOQUB  and SFSCIAL RATE  OF DISCOUNT. Wo  are equlpptd <���������  supply every MUSIC  TEACHER In Canada  Wbalay, Koyce  SCfe,  ItSYonyeSl..  TOnONTO,       ANT.  a rrillittANHiJ)  Loan and Savings Company.  INCOitl'ORATED 1855.  Tho Oldest and Largest Canadian Morf-  erasre Corporation,  Paid-up Capital,    -     -    $2,600,000  Reserve Fund    ���������    -    -       1,200,000  Head Offioa���������Toronto St., Toronto.  Branoh Offices���������Winnipeg:, Man., Vanoouvor, ajo  DEPOSITS RECEIVED.   Interest allowod.  1 DEBENTURKS ISSUED for I, J, 5, i or ������ yeans,  vith interest coupons attached.  MONEY LBNT on security of real estate mortgage  Qovernxnent and Municipal Bonds, eta  For further particulars apply to  J. HERBERT MASON,  Maaaelnp; Director, Toronto.  Last spring a large numbor of  Scottish girls emigrated to Manitoba,  and within six months two-thirds of  them  were  married.  W I* C 1019  ira���������Mtv*mM^mmmxwmm*a*SK.i\ 11 n ���������naiii������ni--i-iii 1  CALVERT'S"  Carbolic Disinfectants, Soaps, Olnt  mont. Tooth Powders,. etc., have been  awarded 100 medals nnd diplomas for superior  excellonoe. Their regular uso prevent infectious diseases. Ask your dealer to obtain u  bupply.   Lists mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER     -   -     ENGLAND.  wanted;  Men or women in all parts of Canada  to handle our trade. Liberal commission orsslaiy and exclusive territory to right I1U1U113. Goodb strictly up-to-date and treat ".oilers. I'ar-  ttculuis free.  Automatic Steam Cooker Co.  205 College Street,  T0RCHTO.  Farmers .nt@nding to Seed  Gern Note This.  Mineral Extract icL,,?ch"pMtM4  CO .          proTontorows from picking up  corn  ivhon planted." I  hi * *' .....  eape  best Ingredient  coloring     corn  fof  to  ind 14 acres of ooru last year on my 135 acre tarm nnd  .ltd the se  by crowB.  Iiud the seed all colore ��������� and had not one stalk destroyed  '     I also^taim It hs gocidA* a hea\y coat of  Cannot   Recommend   it Kig-iily Enough  Mlssi Ethel Ilildmiin, o������ West Lake,  Ont., says: "I aan i>le;ised to say (hat  Oa.tarrhozone has given me the best  of satisfaction.-' No other remedy has  ibeen able 10 do as much for me as  Catarrhozone has done. It has cured  a .hacking cough:���������the'result'.of-pneumonia and 1 feel I cannot .say too mulch'  rn Ita praise. It is everything you  guarantee it to bo." Catarrh-o-zohe  is warranted to cure Catarrh, Asthma,  Bronchitis and irritable throat. Sold  everywhere. Trial outfit sent for lOe  In stamps by. N. C. POLSON & CO.,  Kingston,   Ont.,   Pronriotorfi.  The city of New York annually r>ayn  ������10 iin gold in one sum to every blind  person who has been rosident a year  in the metropolis and who has not  been an occupant of a city institution  during   that   time.  "BEAVER BRAND" Mackintosh  ncfor hardens & is guuranteed Wutur.  ,x proof. Ask for it,take uo other. Uoa-  -*"* vor Rubber Clothiug Co.; Montrcul.  CHEAP MANITOBA FARMS  for sale. Improved and unimprored. ���������. One-Hfth cash.  Intending Kotclers oall and get bonetlt of Qftoen yearn'  experience as to district to aotfclo In. A* "\V. AUSTIN,  21 Toronto Chambers, Toronto.  "WAKTICD. in your town,.  Lurge Inconia.��������� J*laasunt  position���������Vay -prompt. . Like position* innkmcr $40 per  week. Write quick* for partwultivs and furnirth refer-  euees.     ���������       501 AlcKinnon Buildinfi:, Toronto.  REPRESENTATIVE  .    FOR .SALE.!  rHE Following SEOOK'.D.HAN'ji' MACltl^KBV ���������  .ha-been used but little; Is practically as Kf���������nt M  aew; will he sold oheap: I Ciarvln Hand Miller:1!  Epiory'Stund; 1 Lathe, i foot bed,: t Bllasilalo J,.i[he,  6 foot; acimcka, 12 in.: 1. Power Hack Saw; 3 Tube  Vices, irou l'odestal; 1 lAi-RePo'lali'mr Jack ; 1 Speed  ������������">��������� ;:* Spoke Threading Machines M Knxlne I.atho:  22 bplit Pulleys of different sizes; 5 Block Vu leys  Apply. U> E.AV NI5SBITT, .Woodstock, Ont  WE ARE OFFESsiPJG .'"  TO  INVESTORS  speeial stock, jruarauteeinx targe dividends; also an In.  stalment stock payable in monthly instalments, drawing  cash dlrldend������, half yearly. Parties vrantinc oafe aud  nrontnble Investment should correspond with  The Sun Savings and Loan Co., Toronto.  Modo}'loaned on favorable terms';  agents wanted io  (unrepresented disl riots;. write us.  nakir.u-ccrn arow  rich,   feeling-  oo   well  Plea'ed vrith it that I have taken the agency for it.  anuers who wish to buy ocly a sum!] box should send  In thoir orders not later than Feb. Kt Small box  colors SO bushels, price Si.iO; lnrs'0 box colon 60 bushel.',  price $5.00 j will be sold for Si JO If ordered by Feb 15th.  [forms, cash with order*. *v'o orders taken after Marcb  Ut, iu order to get them all packed and shipped before  April 1st directly at Q.T.K, aud C.I'.B. for shipplnj,  Every box of Extract guaranteed to give satisfaction or  money refunded.   :..'. ^  ANDREW KAUFMAN, Fergus P.O., 0nt.  Ma B. AKHETT, Msnacr������r.  JOHN J. HAIR,  Sunt, and Tr-o*  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  Esplanade,  0pp. gherbourno St.,  Sausage Casings--^S^tPT���������'kflrmv  erican Hog Oftsmcs���������reliable Roortn ni rihlit pries.  PAillt, BLAOKW-KLL k OO., Toronto.  Catholic Prayer' ^^giS&SS:  Religious Pictures, Statiinry, and Cliuroh Ornaments,  Kcluoatlonal Works. Mail orders recoivo prompt atton-'  tion. D. & J. 8ADLIER & 00., Montreal.  GRATEFUL���������COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  Class   Watar   Tube  Stoans  Boilers, for AH Pressures,  Duties and  Fuel.  SBND    POR    DESCRIPTIVE   CATALOOUB.  /���������Toronto Electric Light Oo., Limited.  ���������"[PfPflPP? \ The M'a^r������Har������ri'������ C���������, Limited.  O'KEEFE'S  MtltJID  EXT. OF  Invigorates andStreagtheas.  IrLOTS WOOD. Toronto, OENEBAI. AQBKT.  r.fllrtOra 0OLD 0UKI: I0������- Cures In a jliry.   P. Ifo  u" *" . CormaontCo., Agents, Montreal.  THE DES MOINES INCUBATOR���������Best nnd choapost  O. Holland, sole a^cnt for tlm Dominion.   Send Set.  Ata-uip for oataloguo.   373 St. Paul Street, Montreal  TORONTO Duttlnff Sohool otters ipecial advantages  1)0 all doslrous of acquiriug a thorough knowledge, of  Cutting- and Fitting; Oeatlemon's Garments. Write for  pafifottlan,  IIS Yon-ra St., Torento.  In time of (peace General Joubert, the  Commander-in-Chief of tho Transvaal  .fo'rocs, reads French novels during  the intervals of military work, sometimes composes French verses, and  en.ioys spending' an. evening chatting  with his comrades.  Olreapeet and Beet Ooverlng- in tha World.  PIPE AND  BOILER _  Ste&m and Hot and Gold Water Plpas, Cold Storage  Fipoa. Kitchen Bollors,  eto.  For particulars apply to  HICA BOILER COVERING GO., Limited,  Toronto, Montreal,  and London, Snf.  <fbns  (I I The Outta Percha Rubber * Mfs. Co.  <.Tbe Wilson Publishing Oo;, Limited.  (All ef "**erenta. where boilers may be scon working.  ���������9  ROLEUM EMUISION  A most efficient substitute for  cod-liver oil, pleasant to the taste,  and agreeing with the most sensitive stomach. Used by physicians  In the treatment of all throat and  lung troubles, and ���������if results  count for anything-~almost no  limit to the good it can do.  Sam-Ha bottla Cnalled \b any address on focolgrt of le  cent* to covor poEtBgrj.  Angier Chemical Goi t������VSSs������?_ Toronto  TasaaosesxttmatsmmsaxaafBi  maasBSSPBtaafa  I.  *t <���������  1 *   ^     V IV  -���������.'..'I*,-,  -i .1?  mi  '.--���������.  j'-i  f-i:'>  ������������������ _-?lI  il  ������������������������,flf."-1 THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH  io,  tgoo.  (,  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  The Vancouver Liberals must have  strong stoin.ichs when tbey sw.illowcd  Manitoba's Jonah.  The annual mooting of the C.imor-  onian Mining Co. will be liclil in this  city on the 24th inst.  Thc Nelson Minstrels are advertisod  for Sandon on Tuesday owning next,  in aid of the Patriotic Fund.  Tho curlers ended up their little lion-  spiel with a very successful ball in the  Virginia halt, Thuroday evening.  Jt is not true,   as   some   interested  parties report, that some of the Minnesota men   at   the Payne have quit  ' work.  Word has reached the city that Hugh  Magce, late of the Star hotel hero, died  in H[joknno from thc eil'ects of blood-  poisoning setting in after vaccination.  The government of B. C. is now made  'up of the Martins and thc swallow-,���������  Mclnnes swallows nil he cm got hold  of foi his family. It is a very feathery  combination.  It.is reported that Mr. Williamson is  going io resign his position ns manager  of tlie Slocm telephone system, lie  has been a faithful servant and a most  diligent officer. ,  One of the Pearson Bros., who tiied  to run tho music hail, has bought a  halt' interest in the Klondike notol  with Mr. Nelson, and the new firm are  now readv for business.  The Miners' Uunion will hold a St.  Patrick's dance in Virginia hall, on  Friday evening. March 10.  T. Mir.nunx & Co.:���������Your Rheumatic  Pills did me more good than any other  remedy and J consider them a perfect  euro for rheumatism.���������Mrs. Joseph  Pcaree, Collingwood, Ont. '  Our curlers report, that tho Nelson  nndjiossliind curlers never even answered their letters inviting them to  take part in the bonspiel here. Have  the sports of tho������e towns had enough  of Sandon metul, oi have they no sense  of courtesy and fair play ?  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Laxa-Liver Pills are easy acting, noii-  iritating and purely vegetable. They  are the most effective remedy known  for constipation, dyspepsia, biliousness  and sick headache.   Price 25c.  f  Back in the history of Upper Canada  Governor Metcalf once said, "Me and  my government." Mclnnes can say  the same thing of himself, his son, Joe  Martin and his brother-in-law.  _A revision of the voters' list of this  district is announced for the 7th of  May, which means that the 7th of  April is thc last day for going on the  list or lor giving notice to strike ofi.  Mr. Green, M.P.P., was in the city  Tuesday evening on his way home  from Victoria. He has doubts whether'  ' or not Joe will be able to form a cabinet. In any event young Mclnnes is  not likely to join until he sees Martin  has some strength.  It now looks as if the banks were  going to take a hand in this eight-hour  trouble. They know well that commercial interests cannot prosper with  things as they are, and are likely to  curtail or cut off advances and discounts until some arrangements are  made for the resumption of business.  Every day new miners arc coming  into Sandon in twos threes and larger  bodies lroin Ontario, Nova Scotia, etc.  and taking positions on local properties. Many ilobslanders are>employed  also. It is quite evident lrom appearances the owners a**e resolved on having no more such sceances as took  place at thc Payne tram.  Win. Walmsley has purchased the  Filbert hotel, and is now fitting it up  in first class style. When Thos. Milne  gets through with the painting and  paper-hanging all the apartments, including a spacious dining-room, will be  equal to the best in the country. Mr.  Thatcher, ''Uncle Joe," is to have the  management of the house.  On Saturday evening last the Miners'  Union held their annual election of  officers. The following is the new roll  of officers: President, Geo. Smith ���������  vice-president, li. J. McLean; rec, sec,  W. Donahue ; iin. sec, W. L. Hagler ;  treas., J. B. Martin; conductor, George  Wienant; warden, Dan McCauley";  trustees, J. A. McDonald, Tom Pox,  Jas. H. Thompson, Wm. T. Thompson  and (Jims. Richardson.  Mrs. Lane returned   Monday from a  shuit \ isit at, tho South Porks.'  ..Mrs. F. L. Christie left on Saturday  morning ;iast for a lengthy visit'���������'���������ui'ijler  the pateruul roof at Vancouver., '.; ;'  ��������� M. E. .Reminelmeyer, Nelson ; W. H.  and Mrs. Sandiford, New Denver,., arid''  H. Geigerich, ICuslo, was .in the,.'city  oh Tuesday.   .',   : "-.'>'-: ������������������'������������������������������������'-''���������'"''���������'':.V'\  ��������� Mr./AllanGusty, pi'-'Winnipeg, hns:  arrived in the city to reside. He, will,  no doubt, perform an important'func-.  tion far his brother, J. S., next week.  ' Mr. Lafa'vor, who ������������������ has been'.run'ning  a narid-'laundry for several years hero,.  left.this week for Blaine; Wash.,.where,  he intends taking; up a. farm. '������������������The-  family will foliow-luter;''���������'���������'.;������������������''���������'���������'���������.;:/���������  LIMITED.  Established in 1802.-  X  PETERBOKOUQH, ONTARIO,  CANADA.  Jobbers and Retailers in  oo  M Sandon, Rostand, Nelson, Kaslo. Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon. Slocan City;  Before.   After.  "Wood's Phorpliodine,  lOlll OVKH I'MJ'TY YEAUS.'  Mrs. "Winslow's Soothing: Syrup lias been  used by millions ol'mothers for thoir children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, suffering  und crying with pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle oi "Mrs.'Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children, teething. It  will relievo the poor little.v.suiusror immediat-  ly. Depend upon it, mothers, there is no  mistake about 11. It cures diarrljcea,regulates  the stomach and bowels,'cuius Wind Colic,  soltensthogums and:reduces -Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs.Winslow'sSoothing Syrup" for children  teething is .pleasant to the taste anc". is the  prescription-.of one of. the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses In'the United  States. I'rice twenty-five cents ia tottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout the -world;  Jiesureand ask lor "Mrs. Winslow'sSoothln  Syrup."; ������������������    ��������� ���������   - .' ���������:���������,..���������.<-���������.���������  ;-i  :'  NORWAY;^-  .       T/ic Great Epqh " Iter) alt/.  ������wfl     Sold and rceoini ������iKied b'ynrl  *������������������'   ������.) druggists in Cat uiin   Only reli-  ' able medicin- di=co\ticd.  Siz  , ._   _ _ 'package r/uarai.t'it. f> c  re  all  forms of Sexual 'Weakness, all citcels oi abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, F.-cp-isi-.e ii<*c ofTo-  bncco.'Opiuni or Stimulants. ir-iilT1. -> - receipt  of price, one package SI, bix, IS Oi^i * please,  sizwiUcure. Pamphlets free to nn> r il(Jss.  Tho "Wood Company, V. i        ,-, Ont.  . Sold in Sandon 1>\  fc\ J  DunaM-on,   "  ,. and the McQueen Co , Diugg'.ts.  FOR RENT.  ���������&WS-''J*w P-^    n    sv   o -r3=B-'*S5!������2S-!  . A. powerful lung healing remedy that  cures the worst kinds of coughs and colda  of young or, old more promptly and effectually than any other medicine;    Price 25c.  Laxa-Liver Pills cupe' Constipation and Dyspepsia. Do not gripe,  Price 26c (  .      MOTIZI- R1ICO.���������65 rooms, wellfiiniislinl   stcim hcitcd,  electric H-Lfhts, hot and cold wiiluK ,':'.-.���������'  t '-"������������������']iOTIiLGOODiiXOUGlL���������=5 rooms, l>LSt fiirnisliLd hotel  in the Kootcnnys, steam heated, oK-ctric.lights   v-ill -Linodul to  suit tenant.. .      . ������������������.-*.. -'��������� .,.'���������  ������������������'���������   iGOOniiNOUGH STORK.���������34 x 70; with cilhr s line sire.  stenm hunted, electric lights. ^  'SANDON* STKAM:LAUNDRV.���������Iu'. fi-stch-Mi nii.mi.������r  order.:; Has Tcltonwheel for power, nnd can be run *tt moderate expense.    Rent cheap. .   :y'  STORES AN'D 'OFFICIOS.���������Iu the Hank building*   water,  steain hear and electric lijilits.   '     '    .     ,     "  .-���������'-" ONE STOKE.-I11 the A'irpnia' block,   lirh'L  phtc. (fhs*?  front,'including,water and steam heat.    ��������� . "  OFF1CF.S:���������In Virffinin block,, $15 per luottth lncludiiii--  watcr, ste.'im hcatand eltfctric lights'.  .  ONE STAHLE.���������For 12'horses; a story,    C1k ip  THE QUEEN .LODGING n6u.SE.-3 sin ill '���������tor-.-,, and  living rooms on .second story.    Cheap.;   ,  ' SEVEN- FIRST-CLASS LIviNG ROOMS���������Second  story, opposite Clifton house, electric lights.  ��������� ������������������ TWO STORY HUILDING-���������Next door to-lboii. s sm ill  stores and living rooms.on.second fluor. ,, -,  "'*" 'FIRST-CLASS. FLUMltlNG SHOr.-Iiichnliiig *t2,--oo  stock of tools and fittings, and good-will of tin- U itt.r-.Mirk-> Co.  and business.  FIRE-I'ROOlf CELLAR.���������Opposite Koottmj lintel  FIRST-CLASS TWO. STORY 11ARN.��������� ^o x 80  .. ONE'COTTAGE.���������4 rooms,  next .door wt st of coniujue,  $10 per month... ..."<'   ,    ���������     *���������,*;'.  Several other cottages and buildings fi nnshed ind mi-  urjiished.'to rent, df sell, or will build to suit t-.ii mts  Apply to J. M. HARRIS, Virginia block bunion   II C.  CERTIFICATES OF imPROVEmENTS  -'n.otice;  Lily Mineral  Claim, situate in the Slocan  .Mining division of West. Koolenay district..   Where located:   North  Fork Carpenter creek.      '  .Takenotice t.hatI,A\niUam A.Uauer,acting  asajjent for John MacQuillan.   Free Miner's  Certificate. No.-13   17051,  intend,  sixt.v days  from the date hereof,   to apply to the Mining  Recorder lor a Certificate ol Improvement;,,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant, of  the above claim.   !  And further tnkenotlce that, action, under  Section 37, must bo commenced before the  issuance ol such Certineateol'Improvemenls.  Dated this Sth day oi February, 11)00.  WILLIAM A. BAUER, P. L. S.  THE HOTEL  Nakusp.  Renovated in all appointments.  A good ta'.ilo always.  ' Choicest liquors and cigars in the bar.  Mrs. Snowman, Proprietress.  "V> Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron, r'  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  .Machine Drills,  Powder, Cups, .Fuse,  Iron Pipe and Fittings, *  Oils, Waste, Etc:,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds.  Agents Truax Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office-  Stores at  -NeJson B. C.  Nolson, B.C.   Kaslo,B.C.   Sandon,B.O  I '  &    WHEN IN NEED OF A GOOD  Made in the latest  styles and finest goods,   with the  best workmanship, Ivy  G-EO. KAY, The Tailor.  Opposite Hotel Sandon.  Another distressing accident occurred  some time tins week, resulting in the  loss ol life. A Mr. Boecher, brother of  the conductor on thc K. &���������*>., was working alone on a property up the south  fork ol Kaslo creek, when, by some  means a mass of rock crashed down  upon him. When found it was supposed the accident had occurred two or  three days previously. Interment took  place at Kaslo on Thursday.  It is very hard to get the Nelson  Tribune to understand that it is the  commercial interests and the proper  development ol the country for which  sensible journalists should have the  highest regard. Then what is going to  best encourage these, the shutting up  oi' the minus to give the miners an  eight-hour day and no work, or the  opening of them with'a longer day hl'1  the best wages in the world"? That's  the way business men should look at  the situation.  The Kootenaian must not have much  to do when it  heads an article  on the  late hockey match in Kaslo "Kaslo the  Champions."    In.   the   first  place,   it  knew trie match was not for the championship���������only n.  lriendiy one���������as the  riandons are   but a junior club,  with  average age not more than 19   against  probably 25 in thc Kaslo team.   Surely  the Kootenaian would not call that an  equal contest.   Jf, however, it is bound  to. make   Kaslo  seniors   and   Sandon  juniors competitors, let it include the  match played here on Saturday night  last, and we will be satisfied.    We believe the   Sandon boys are   O. K., but  they are not ready to compete against  the world.  ,.     NOTICE. A  -'      ���������'���������'.-  Notice Is hereby given that tlie Kaslo '&  Lardo-Duncan Railway Company will apply  to the Parliament of Canada at its next  session for an act to extend the times limited  for the construction and completion of its  works, and to authorize the Company to convey or dispose ollts railway and works.  AVHEALLER & MARTIN,    .  Solicitors for Applicants.  Kaslo, B. C;, 1st of December, 189U.  .E.  NOTICE.  Ferry No;-'2 Mineral  Claim, situate in   l.ho  Slocan. Mining division of "iVost ICoote-  nay uistrlct.    Where   located :     Wilson  creek. .-.���������   .  ��������� Taki! notice that J,' AViilidm A. Bauer, acting as agent for Slocan Lake Mining Company, Limited, Free Miner's Certificate No.  Ii 170S5, intend, Rixty days from the date  liereol. to apply to the Mining Recorder fur a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant on lhe above  claim.  ��������� ������������������ . .   .   ���������.'.������������������',,"���������  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must' be commenced belorethe  is'-nance of such Certilicateoflnsprovenients.  Dated this IStli day of January. 1900.  WILLIAM A. BAUER. 1'. L. S.  PRICES TO  SUIT THE TIMES.  E. A. CflflEROM,  for Sandon,  New Denver,   Silverton.  Agent  A fine, pure, dainty, tasting Ceylon production put up in a neat one-half and  one pound full weight packages.     Having secured the agency of this favorite,  brand of Tea,   we are prepared to recommend it  to all,   feeling; assured that  one  trial  will  establish  its   superiority  over  all other package Tea  for its  delightful flavor and reasonable price.  My blei*d;of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries on hand.  niNINQ CQNTKdQTOR.  PROPERTIES HANDLED ON COMMISSION  Mines and Mineral Claims examined and  leports made.  Interests taken In part payment ;or services  rendered.  Contracts taken for   openlnc   ud  lost  Invisible ledges.  Twenty years' oxperiencn.  ..'. SANDON, B.C.  or  LIVERY STABLES.  Finest string of Saddle Horses in the  ��������� Kootenay. .���������    '  PACKING,   RAWHIDINg!: '  OUR   SPECIALTY, >  Sandon, B. C.  -'.-;���������:     . ��������� :     ���������       .NOTICE.  Reliance, f entle'Annie. Bessie. Anchor,' Century V . ction and Elnghar Fraction Mineral Clrims siuiate in the Slocan Mining  division'   of   We������t   Kootenay     district.  ,     Where located:   About three-quarters of  amiloinorth of Bear Lake.  Take notice thatl.AV.S.Drewr.v. irrceMiner's  Certllicato.No. B 13SCS, !nten(l,sixly days nom  the  date  hereof,  to  apply   to   the   Mining  Recorder lor'Certificates .of Improvements  for the purposeof obtaining a Crown  Grant  of each of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section !'7,_niust be commenced  before Iho  issuance orHucli Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated tills 11th day or.Ta'mmry. JilUO.  W.S. DltKWUY.  ACCIDENTS  -  Will happen in the best regulated  homes, scalds, burns and cuts are _of  frequtnt occurrence'.. There is nothing  for cases'of this kind equal to Hag-  yard's Yellow Oil. It takes out pain  land rapid healing.  NorrcK.  Estolla,   Hotsy  Ho-ik,  Lost Tiger  and  Link  Fraction Mineral Claims, situate In the  Slocan Mining division ol West ICoolonay  district.      Where  located:      On' Silvor  mountain..  Take notice that I. AV*. 8. Drewry, 'acting as  ageut lor Herman Ulovor, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 13S70, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  lor Cortlllcates  of Improvements,   for  the  purposeol obtaining a Crown Grant ol each  ol the above claims.    ������������������-.,.  And rurtlior take notice that action, undei  Section 37, must bo commenced boloic  tho  Issuance "of such .Certificates   of Improvements.  Dated this 6th dayiof March, 1000.  '.-���������-������������������'       '.,"���������.. W.S. DliEWRV.  , " " .NOTICE.   .  Merrimac Mineral Claim,  situate in tlie Slocan Mining division of West Kootenay  district.      Where  located:      On   Silvor  mountain,   adjoining  the   Marion  and  Convention Clal'ms.  Take notice that I, W. S.Drowry, acting as  agent for Geo. D. Long, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 13957, and A. C. Allan, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B  13813.  intend,   uixty days  from tho date liereol, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate- of Improvements,  for the purpose ol obtaining a Crown.Grant  of the above el Aim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 87, must be commenc-'d before the  issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this 12th day of February.  W.S. DRBWRY.  SANDON.  ieg?-f  KASLO.  a.9  AINSWORTH.  IS DONE EVERYDAY  AT REASONABLE PRICES  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, iiHri. ;  ^Writo for Que Circular and Soe tho Prices We Pay.������^a_  ?4j  M  Ii  If  I*  ���������it  f  ���������"ir  a  1  t'"'T;*r-jt*-.  ���������1"  HHH'ir tm  *������������? -l^v **v  ?   (/^���������f.i.Vv.^i^'i^���������*  i.    i7   -*i      -*'        *  '"* ���������*������������������

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