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 VOL 3.���������NO. 40.  SANDON, B. C.f SATURDAY, IV1ARCH 17, 1900.  FiVE CENTS.  mm 111 sunt  One Killed and' Four Wounded, Two  Seriously but hot Fatally.  Al'hough Sandon's surroundings are  annually visited with a certain number  of snow and mud slides, these of this  year have been the exception in fatal  consequences. Until the Noble Five  of Inst week no one ever knew of two  being killed at one time; and this year  the burin Is from that were scarcely  over,until another slide gives a third  victim, leaving five more people with  almost miraculous escapes.   .  About   I o'clock'Sunday the  entire  townspeople were startled at hearing a'  crashing rumbling noise in their midst,  and  looking, tow.irds the east hill, up  from   the saw mill,   thoy   saw a  land  slide coming   from   below   the   Ruth  '   flume and carrying death and destruction in  its path���������live houses of Squire  Lovat.t's and   a  shack, where  the deceased lived were almost swept out of  existence leaving a yawning space of  blackness and debris.'  In but a  very  few seconds all was over, when throe of  Mr. Lovatt's   houses (in  one of which  Mr.Nash lived,the other'two being unoccupied) were lying iu fragments in a  hollow below piling up on the  rear of  houses   occupied   by  Mr. Sharpo   and  .   Mr. Dillie.   The, other two iu the slide  belonging to the Squire,  though quite  in ruins, were stopped in their doivn-  . ward course by coming in contact with  Mr. Donaldson's house and a live tree.  The floor and one side of the house occupied by the Fogg family were driven  almost through   the one next,   where  the Rov. J. A." Ferguson and Mr. Barron  resided.   Mr. Ferguson,who was sitting  reading at the time, was, by the peculiar lodgement of the timbers  and the'  ���������support of tlie stove.savcd from injury,  save"a   slight stunning, and   escaped  through   a   window   broken   open by  someone from   the outside.     Mr. B.tr-  ,ron, being nt Sunday School  when the  accident   occurred,   escaped    possible  dangers,   for  which  he ia,   no doubt,  duly thankful.  Following thc cries of the  eye-witnesses thc fire-alarms rang out calling i  those not already on the ground to tho  frightful scene of disaster and ruin io  aid in  thc work of rescue.   Men  and  women alike  worked to their utmost  to render any possible assistance.    Mr.  Wm. Lovatt was thc first to be rescued,  being buried to his waist in the ruins,  with face cut  and left shoulder dislocated.   Soon after extricating him Mr.  Nash found   his  wife   some   distance  below lying under a tree evidently in  a dangerous state from her bruised appearance.    Mrs. Fogg   and   her little  j?Jt1 were, in the meantime, extricated  4Vom   their    perilous   positions,    and  how they escaped with such slight injuries���������a few bruises and cuts���������coming  through such a wreck, no ono can tell,  Little Mabel, aged 6, owing to vaccination, was kept home from S.S. that day  so had a very unpleasant experience in  her young life.   She was found  crawling from beneath some boards with her  face bleeding profusely.  The inmates of   Air. Nash'*, house���������  Mrs. Nash and her brother, \V. Lovatt,  (Mr.   Nm������h   being    lortunately    ih-wn  town at the time)���������had an exceedingly  narrow escape with thoir lives.   Being  more in the centre of   the slide their  house  was swept over thc terrace to a  hollow below and entirely demolished.  As there ware fears of further slides,  and indeed one further up the Star, or  mill, gulch  came crashing down  in a  . short time,   the wounded were carried  from the neighboring houses to places  ol" safety in town.     The two- doctors,  Gomm and Power,  were immediately  on the scene giving thoir best skill and  attention to  the   injured  ones.     Mrs.  Nash   was taken   to   Mr. C. Phyphor'a  house, where upon examination it was  found her right hip was thrown   some  six or eight inches out of joint and her  face most painfully bruised. There are  full hopes of her recovery, though euff-  fcring from a nervous shock. While  Wm. Lovatt is not as seriously injured  as at first supposed, the accident is the  more regretahle in his case as but 'a  few years before he lost a leg in Music ok a and had a very narrow escapo  with his life. Tie is doing well under  hospital care.  The saddest part is yet to relate, that  of death.   Some little time elapsed before it was definitely known a man was  missing, and that he must bo buried in  the ruins, as his shack was gone-and he  was reported to  have   been seen in it  less than a half hour before.    The vie-,  tim,  W. McLeod, a bachelor   some 40  years of age, a native of Prince Edward  Island,   was   living in the uppermost  building   and was undoubtedly killed  almost instantly.   A log went through  his shack, which cut it in two, thc one  half flattened out near  the, site, and  the other   with a  stump aiid several  tons of earth carried to   the hollow below.    At once excavating was begun at  the upper part of the building; -where  his clothes,   watch,  etc.   were  found.  Later, search there wa.s abandoned,aud  a scarchjimong the debris  below was  commenced,   whore, about   6   o'clock  when  the   big stump  ���������wns raised   his  body  was found in the mud and lumber underneath.   The deceased had not  long , been up,   as   he   was  not   fully  dressed, when he was overtaken by-the  avahmche.     lie had   besn   for   some  time nightwatchmen at the Ruth, and  was a   steady   and  highly   respected  man.     While   search   was going   on,  some parties   who thought ��������� he   might  have gone to New Denver on the morning    train   telephoned " over,    but,   of  course, no word of   him could be  got.  Deceased,   by   hia   thrift   and steady  habits, had accumulated considerable  means, Having property in  his native  place, also'in Dakota, Edmonton   and  Washington,   besides   some   personal.  His  remains were taken charge of by  the Miners' Union, tho funeral leaving  the   Union hall   at   2 p. rn.   Tuesday,  making three from   similar causes in  (our clays.  The loss of property in such cases is  always great as nothing is'evcr saved  in anything like ��������� presentable shape.  Mr. Lovatt's loss in buildings cannot  be short of 53,000, and the individual  losses of the others will not be slight.  Mrs. Fogg, in addition to her household effects, lost, some $200 in cash.  To add to tho confusion of the hour,  after all tho injured had been removed,  thc lire alarm again rang out, as smoke  burst out lrom the ruins of Mrs. Fogg's  house, but the incipient fire was soon  put down. Owing lo the continuing  rain and the streams of water from the  hili, wiiicn caused tho slide, grave  fears were held of lurther disaster, consequently tlie remaining houses on the  hill were vacated, presenting at night  a dreary aspect indeed. As it fortune-  ately turned cold that night further  danger was averted and many returned  to their homes next day.  DDRD ROBERTS' .   '  lip II.  Kruger's Canting Cable a Further Insult to tlie British.  Lord Salisbury's Reply Means  "Incontestable Indepence".  Not Be Considered,  That  the  Will  Guests at the Reco.  L. M. Paisley, Vancouver.  F. M. Kelly, Silverton.  S. P. Tuck, Nelson.  J. A. Loudon, Montreal.  C. M. Nesbittaud wife, New Denver.  Miss A. McKinnon, Kaslo.  Howard Chapman, Victoria.  Arthur l'\ Teio, Toronto.  .1. M. Fahey, Toronto.  Nelson Minstrels, Nelson.  J. Ii. Nori-is, Chicago.  .laiues Harvey, Vancouver.  Barclay Itonthi-onu, Vancouver.  James McKea, Silverton.  G. I. Ifoliold, Silverton.  C. L. Lcghefont, Vancouver.  D. .1. Mehaohlan, Vancouver.  J������. F. Tohuie, Victoria.  F. A. Baker, Vancouver.  V. Smith, Toronto.  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Tako Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money  if it fails to .cure. 25e. E. W. Grove's  signature is on each box.  London, March 13.���������A parliamentary  paper containing the telegrams sent to  the British government by the presidents of the South African Republic  and tho Orange Free State and Great-  Britain's reply thereto was issued this  afternoon. It first gives the telegram  sent by tho two presidents,to the Mir-  quise of of Salisbury ns follows :  Bloefnfontein, March 5.���������The blood  and thc tears ot\ thousands who have  suffered by this war and tho prospect  of all moral and economic nun, wherewith South Africa is now threatened,  maice it necessary for both belligerents  to aak themselves dispassionately, and  as in tho sight oi" the living God, for  what are thev fightin-? and whether the  will of each justifies all. this appalling  misery and devastation. - With this  object, and in view of the assertions of  various British statesmen to the eil'ect  that this war was begun and is being  carried on with the sot purpose of ui>  dermining her Majesty's authority in  South Africa, and of setting up an administration over all of South Africa  independent of her Majesty's government, we consider it our duty to  solemnly declare that this war was undertaken solely as a defensive measure  to maintain the threatened independence of the South African Republic,  and is only continued in order to secure  and maintain thc incontestable independence of both republics as sovereign  international states, and to obtain the  assurance that those of her Majesty's  fiibjects who have taiccn part with "us  in this war shall siifior no harm whatever in person or property.  "On these conditions, but on these  conditions alone, are wo now, as in tlie  past, desirous of seeing peace reestablished in South Africa. While if hor  Majesty's government is determined to  destroy tho independence of .the republics, there is nothing left to"us and our  people but to persevere in the second  course already begun.  "In spite of the overwhelming prominence of the British empire we are  confident that God, who lighted tho inextinguishable lire of the love of freedom in the hearts of oursehes and-our  fathers, will not forsake us and will  accomplish his work in us and in our  dependents.  . "We hesitated to make this declaration earlier to your excellency as we  feared chat so long as the advantage  was always on our side, and so long as  our forces held defensive positions far  within her Majesty's colonies, such a  declaration might hurt the feelings  imd honor of the British people. But  now that the prestige of the British  empire may be considered to be as  sured by tlie capture of one of our  forces by her Majesty's troops, and that  we have thereby been lorced to evacuate other positions which our forces  had occupied, that difliculty is over,  and wo can no longer hesitate to clearly  inform your government and people,  in the sight of tho whole civilized  world,why wo are lighting and on what  conditions wo aro ready to restore  peace."  occupation of British territory was  merely strategic. It will also express  tho determination of the two republics  to fight to thc finish.  A dispatch to the "Daily Chronicle,  from Bloemfontein dated Tuesday  evening, March 13th, says : " Bloemfontein surrendered at 10 o'clock today.  It was occupied at noon. President  Slevn, with a majority of the fighting  bnrgheos, has iled northward."  General French was within five miles  of thc place on Monday allcrnoon. He  scuta summor.R into the town threatening to bombard unless it wis surrendered by 4 o'clock on Tucsday  morning. A white (lag was hoisted on  Tuesday morning and a deputation of  tho town council with mayor Kellner  came out to Lord Roberts at Spier Kop,  five miles south of tho town, making a  formal surrender of the place.  Lord Roberts made a state entry at  noon. He received a tremendous ovation. After visiting the public buildings he went to the official residence of  ilVilNES APSQ MINING.  The ITewet, near Silverton, is shipping 150 ounce ore.  Work continues , steadily on the  Donnelly group with prospects improving.  The owners of the Lone Star group,  at Silverton, are driving a ISO-foot  cross-cut, with which they hope to  strike the ore body.  About 3,078 tons of ore were shipped  from Slocan Lake points last year. The  shipments from that district this year  so far are : The Bosun, 60 tons ; Hart-  nev, 20; Emily Edith, 20 ; Vancouver,  20": Arlington, 1C0 ; Black Prince, 60. t  Total, 340 tons.  The Noble Five lias paid oil' all hands  and shut down all its workings.   It  is  not likely that operations will"be begun  tlie president followed by   a cheering ' again, to any extent    '"'"  " ~  * '"  crowd, who waved a   British flag   **'' '      *     *'------  who waved a British flag and  sang the British national songs. Thev  were in a condition of frenzied excitement.  The War Situation.  Krngcrism is evidently drawing to a  close in  South   Africa.     Kruger   and  Steyn, thc presidents of the two republics, are now on their knees praying for  peace,  and talking   of "the  blood   of  thousands."     Had   Kruger   possessed  more of  this alleged feeling of humanity   for   the last   15   years  this   war  would never have been begun.    It may  be that, before the Treaties of Pretoria  and London  in  1SS1 and 1S84, respectively, the British government, through  the   South  African Company,  treated  thc Boers harshly.   Tn  fact it will not  bo  disputed   by  any   fair   man   that  harshness   was    then   common:   but  when  Kruger voluntarily signed treaties in those years with the British government,   when  he   in those   treaties  promised to give equal liboiLie? to all  nationalties   within   his  domains   he  ought to have lived up to his pledges.  Refusing schools,   tho right to worship  m their own particular faith���������whether  Roman Catholic  or Protestant���������equal  taxation and tne  franchise to Uitland-  ers was not tho way to retain  the respect  of   advancing civilization.     As  matters now appear, the complete subjugation  of Bloeml'ontein in  a day or  two, the surrender of Pretoria in a few  weeks, tho escape of Kruger for his life  and tho  annexation of tho Transvaal  and tho Free State to  Great Britain as  a colony must follow before peace can  be agreed to.   There is  one thing certain���������Kruger   will   never  again  have  authoiity to deal with that territory as  ho pleases.   It will cost Great Britain  a great deal in loss of life and money ;  but now that reasonable liberty to her  subjects in   that country rendered war  necessary, nothing shurt of an absolute  guarantee   for   their freedom   for   all  time can bring hostilities to a termination.  Since writing   the above   President  Stevn has surrendered Bloemfontein.  till the tunnels  are dry in May or" June. There are  some circumstances surrounding the  property, we are not at liberty to disclose, but if one of the number eventuates the property may be worked very  extensively during the summer. At  present, however, no one knows what.  the future mav bring forth.  Rossland Now in the Throes.  A Quiet Home Wedding.  The  Lvons,  BOSTOCK CUR FINALS.  The two final draws for the Bostoek cup wcro played oif hero in the curling rink  this week. Hood and Main's rinks played on Tuesday night, when Maim come out  one point ahead, leaving Main to play with Grimmett.   On Wednesday  very interesting   j--_:~.-^-. ��������� -* ,.- . ���������      . ��������� . __ .  just one  and this  Below are the rinks in this competition and the"scores of tlie gams :  evening- a  ANOTHER KRUGER CABLE.  New York, March 14.���������The Evening  Journal prints the following from President Kruger: "Pretoria, March 13.���������  The burghers will only cease fighting  when death comes. Our forces are returning in good order to our .first line  of defence on our own soil. The Natal  campaign waslonger in our favor than  we expected. The British will never  reach Pretoria. The burghers, Steyn,  Joubert . and'Niyselt', ' as Well as all  others, are united. There are no differences.   God help us.  (Sighed) Kruger.  Kaslo,  -Walton  Kettylo  MoKinonn  Buclnumn, skip  ��������� Buchanan  Gilmmett  Main  Wilson  Sandon.  MeMartln  Situ ford  Iloberlson  Grimmett, skip  McDonald  ���������Mir. ���������  1U ' Grimmett  -^ | Main.-    ^  Hood  Sandon.  McMillan,  G. Main  Pitts  Wilson, skip  Sandon.  Huglor        ���������������������������:'���������  Gomm  McLachlan  McDonald, skip  Sandon.  Smith  Oavanaugh  1'lerson  Hood, skip  Sandon.  L.lly  Fallows  Brown  Main, SKip  ������i  Grimmett  \>  Main  ���������1.1   ,*���������  Ulain.  "J  How They Surrendered at Bloemfontein.  London, March 15. Tho Daily News  has the following dispatch from Pretoria dated Monday, which says : Lord  Salisbury's reply has been.received and  a Boer refutation of the British contention is under consideration. It will  deny that any annexation has been  jsaade, and it will be declared that the  residence of Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Cody avenue, was at 6 o'clock  Wednesday morning tho seend of the  marriage ol" two of our most popular  young people. The contracting parties  were Mi������s Nellie Beamis, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyons, and Mr.  John S. Gusty, manager of P. Burns it  Co.'s business hero, tlie Rev. A. M. San-  lord tying thc Gordon knot. The wedding was a very quiet affair, only a fow  family friends being present, but not  withstanding the simplicity, the bride  maintained tho due marriage solemnity, looking her pretty self attired in  white. Her sister, Miss May (Beamis)  Lyons, who wore a dress of cream and  blue, wns bridesmaid, while thc groom  was supported by Mr. Geo. Clark.  Thc wedding is tho culmination of a  last summer's romance, having its  origin, we believe, in the 4th of July  celebration at Three Forks, whereby  Air. Gusty won for his bride ono of  Sandon's most charming young ladies;  but Gusty always was a prize winner,  carrying his usual good luck into the  matrimonial field. After a sumptuous  wedding breakfast the new devotees ol  Hy-me'ii*(with the guests present) were  driven to the C. P. R. depot, where  took the S O'clock train for a short, trip  to Nelson and Rossland, amid thc customary shower of good wishes, rice,  etc., not forgetting some of "Slim's"  old boots. On their return, they will  take up housekeeping in the comfortable suite of rooms oyer P. Burns &  Co.'s shop, lately fitted up. Alany useful and costly tokens of esteem were  received by the bride and groom, and  all join in wishing them long life and  happiness supreme.  And now "Rosslaiid is over its head  in labor troubles. ALiny of the mines  have their machinery adjusted and are  ready to start up, but are resolved ou  starting under the contract system���������  that is paying every man for the work  he does. In such case, the good man'  will get good pay and thc inferior man  loivcr wages. The machines of the  miners' unions, that is the Coeur  d'Alene element oppose this and the  mines arc now full of special constables  to protect miners at work under contract. It has come to a pretty pass, in  the attain* of a British colony wheu the  owner is debarred of the right" to say"  how his property shall be worked, anct*.  when an alien organization without .a,.  dollar's worth of 'interest iu the country shall have the power to say how its .  Affairs shall be managed.  Wo have all along said the franchise  of this country is too liberal.   We regard   the   permanent   resident,   often  commencing without a dollar, but saving from   year to year   to   provide  a.  homo  for himself and  fa nily, as the  ideal unit of the .voting power of this  or any country.    Such   people rnreiy  breed disturbance���������they   always  look  for the   prosperity of the country in  which they live,, knowing its prosperity is theirs.   It is to tho men who are  hero today, while wages are good,  and  away tomorrow to where wages may be  better,   never  making  an investment  anywhere, small or largo, but ever agitating for their own immcd;ate, selfish  ends, that   ballots   should  be denied.  When   the   ballot is  placed in   their  hands the two-penny half-penny ward  politician   is ever ready   to  purchase  such votes by legislation,  often crippling   the   material interests   of   the  country, and   starving out   the legitimate industrial  element.   These men  arc always the leaders of agitation,that  result in n<itional retrogression or ruin,  and   the   sooner they are denied  the  ballot thc sooner will we havo a much  healthier condition of   things in this  province.   This idea may not bring us  much popularity in some quarters, but  wo know it is  tho one  for thc welfare  of tho country.  Nelson Miners Quit Woik.  Yesterday (Wednesday) at noon 65  out of 75 men employed at the Granite  and Poorman mines and 75 out of a  staff of 90 at the Athebasca packed  their blankets and came down the hill  to remain until ceuain differences between themselves and the respective  managements are adjusted-Tribune.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  For thc week ending  March 10 were  as follows :  MINK.  TOXS-.  Payne....   Last Chance....    .140'    40  Total..  .ISO  CURES CROUP.  Every mother knows how; dangerous-  croup is. On the first signs of the  croupy cough use Hagyard's Yellow  Oil. It will cure this dangerous disease when nothing else will. Price  25 cts.  R  SFs ���������**���������<  |������)H-'W.*rt'i*-"-VAW-V^  (HOUSEHOLD.!  kwmw*'w,w**m^  a plea for tub carrot.  The carrot has never attained in  this country that measure oi. usefulness and distinction which belong to  it in some other parts of ihe world,  .but is regarded laLher as a plebeian  vegetable, not fit to appeal with  those seen in good society. IIow it  fell into its low estate, it is hard to  understand, for it has not aluajs been  Uius. ln thc F.ist, whom it ougm-  ated, it serves in many dishes and  long ago it was used in Engl.ind as .in  ornament, at least in pail, 'lhe leaves  of the carrot are fern.like, but .do not  wilt as easily  as ferns, and the ladies  of tho couit of King Clniles  J m.ido ! nvid(*   of  fn������    beaten    whiles,  them seive ,n  the place of plumes in I t.-Mespoon'u.s    of    powde.ed  of breadcrumbs, and three spoonfuls  of flout. Usually there is moisluia  enough in the (,11 roi io make il unnecessary to add any mare. When all  Uie~e iugiediLUi.s .no thoiuugh.y  m \ed, luin inln i well-buttered tliah  and  boil hard for, hours.  i .ii i oi |i i! h .11 goon is squash pie  Use puff paste for (ho emst. For  lhe Ii ling I.ike LHu i.iiioU boiled .iml  mashed, two spoonfuls of breadcrumb--, two of butter, three of milk,  four eggs, sweeten lo taste, and  ������������������c.ison with nutmeg. Bike slowly for  an  hour.  Pretty nnd good is o enrol mei in-  gue. To one h.ilf a cup of c.niot  pulp, which, has been run through a  <-ieve, add ,is much sugm, a pieie of  butter as Infgo as.a walnut and half  Ihe gt ifed 11 nil of ,in oi in go Tumi into a ...pinr of warm milk,-.nnd "stir into  this the,yolks of four nrnt the.while  of one egg woll Lei I en.     Set   the b k-  dressing the ban.  Tho cairol has great virtue ns a pre-  ' Bcrvativo of the health, and the fre-  i-uont eating of it is said to add to  the beauly of the skin, bunging ,i soft,  satin*, quality to it. Cattlemen know  that it is good for stock It founs  blood, so the country women tell us  Its roots mashed make an excellent  poultice  for inflammatory  surfaces  Theie are two kinds of caiiols  which aio comrnon< One is a small  carrot scarcely biggoi than tho  thumb. It came from Fiance ongin-  ally. Tho other Fieneh ranol i->  used abroad in combination with ol'hei  vegetables, and makes a delicious  dish. Cairots and peat aie cookicl sup-  arately, and then waimed upi logoLb-  ' or, until a little brown, iu oil. or mall-  td butter. Tender gieen beans; ma}  be combined in lhe same way The  French always use oil for cooking  vhere we used melted butter, but U  really matters little which is |>refei-  red. In Fianco tho canot is served  whole after being cooked in oil, and it  Is rarely cut in halves, even when used  with other vegetables. If youi like to  try new* dishes, cut the small caiiols  into hahes, aftei having boiled] them  until soft, in salted water. Roll lhe<m  m eiacker dust, tnen in egg, and iij  'n butter until browned. You will be  ������loased with the result.  Somewhat similar aie caiamel c.u  rots. Jn this instance cut the c.u  rots into long riairow stripes, aftei  having boiled Ihiin When the bultei  : in a frying p-an in very-'hot, drop into it ibe snips of canol which lmc  been rolled in sugar and salted. When  the edges are brown bake, out, sprinkle  with  chopped parsely  and servo  CirroLs a la leine���������feci ape and boil  the vegetables in salted water uiui1  tender. Brain and then cover with  any good gravy. Let them boil n  tew minuies m l his, nnd it the gnivj  is thin I hit ken it. Sene thw with pot  toast or with, 10,1st lamb,  Another little known way of preparing onirots to serve with lamb  cutlets is this : "Cook as before in tin  salted water. Drain, add a little  gravey,' a small onion, two cloves,  and season withl salt and .popper if  needed. Stew until the carrots/ maj  be mashed through a sieve. Allow  a table'-p-oonful of butter lo each  cupful of pulp Mi,x, heat up nnd  mound it on a platter. Lay around  the mound the broiled icutlets...There  is nothing plebeian, about this dish  eithei  in taste oi   appearance  There are several ways of making  carrot soup. The pulp given in the  former receipt may be. diluted with  milk thickened with flour, seasoned  with nutmeg, nnd will be found a delicate soup. Here is'another rule for  "-chip Put two qui j ts of good stork  into kettle ind uld to il I wo onions,  one turnip ;ind -six large, carrot's,- all  of (hem cut in slices. Summer, four  hours, rub through a sieve, boil up  once moie, sen son highly, nnd serve  Rather stronger of the carrot will be  ing  dr<*li   into i    pin  or  wai m   waler, i jou|j3rt lwvo ljUl  and  b'ke until  Ihe cusl.ud is film  in i  (ho  middle;      Cover  with  a  meringue  lluee  sugar,  nnd a little ginted fie^h orange  rind Let this sot in tho oven until  a delicate brown  After  you  heive   tried   lhe=p     dishes |  you   will   find   ynur   rnntempl   of   the i  ooinmnn   vegetable  quite   dcpailed    If  you  wi^h    I lie   Carrol:  (n  serve, your  love of hen ul v n<" well  is \niu appetite |  ru(   off the  pnmlpd  end    leniuc*    lhe'  thick   pirf        Finm,     (Vis     sconn   oiit|oa,  al'iiough  not quite, .-ex tan inland.  Ihe  centie, fill   with witer   ind  h ing ] The gieat Zulu chit'f, Tr hak i, had, j-uc-  THE EIYER OF ELOOD,  NATIVE   NAME    OF    THE    TUGELA  RIVER    IN    SOUTH    AFRICA.  Sonic   ll'sl-ii-y.Mlikli   .������Ii<iws   Its   A|-;ir������-  (ii I.Hi in ���������,>    Kl4      Call 1< >     leave     I'm ii  Iiiii^IiI     ������ii     lis    It..n Us    I.cImccii    I lie  "i.aivii    'I i'ilivs��������� I'Ikiii.iimls .   ol'  .lave.  Iluvcs' !*ceii -MU'rllit'ril IS.'liirc   Utt:  "'ros-  ������������������i.t -iVnr.  The noi.se of war, lhe horrible .slrug-  gu of bulled, thegioaasof the dyirg,  the- fdioues ot the victors, aro. not new  things along the bulks of the Tugola,  anil the h IK aiouiitl Spion Kop have  looked   upon    woi.se iseenes  of!    carnage   (ban   they    .see  now.   11-t,    b inks  have echoed-aiid  re-echoed with those  t.uu iU   in   the  past,   and   13uller   ana  .wlded a few Tiote,-* to  Hii bo g ot wai.    So many balll^s have  Lake.ii  place  on   tho nver  wheie  Bul-  k\L   aais.1  Joub.Tt   are  now .snuggling  that   it   ls   ki.own   to   th������   nativeis   as  Llool  Jtiver, and  is lrtquentlyi called  by that  name among the Boei.s. I  The. fir.st known batilo to have oc-  cui re 1 on ite banki look place dining  18*ii oi 3833, between Zulu i and Kaf-  fius, not lar from whit i--* now Ween-  so that (he (op is down,1 and you will  =o-nn hive a fnaUieiv ornnmenl at  your window. Kee'i n roiistanl fsu*--  lv of .vml'or in the. )m'lowed hart of  lhe enrrol. It is this which makes  the  growth.  TO PRESERVE CUT FLOWERS  A florist'Of many years'-experience  gives the following recipe fot pie-  seiving flowers "When ".ou leeeive  a bouquet, sprinkle it lightly will]  fresh wiler; then put it lnion vessel  ooninining, some '���������. soii'ii-suds..-. ���������' which  nourish lhe loots and keep (he f'ow-  ors as bright: as new. Take. I h" bo'u-  quet out of the suils every uiorning,  ann lay it sideways in fresh wafer,  Ihe s'otk entering fiisl mlo lh* water; keep it th"re a minute or two,  I hen take it out, and sprinkle the  flowers li"h'lv bv ihe hind wilh j<uio  waler Peplace Ihe bouquel in Iho  soip-su'is and lhe f owpi>, will Honin  as Cresh as when first gathered. The  soap-suds needs to be changed even  I bird day. By observing Miese rules,  a bouquet can be kept, bright and  beautiful for at least one month, nnd  wi'l l.i<������t slill longer in .iveiv passable state, but the, attention lo  the fair and frail creatures, as directed  above,   must   be,  strictly' observed.  RICE *\1L'.RLN0UE  Ono cupful oookod rice, one pint  sweet milk, ono tablespoonful sugir,  yolks of two eggs, well -beaten; one  toajvp'oonful cornstarch, smoothed "in  i liltle watci, the giaterl nnd of  one lemon, if liked/.Cook thoroughly  in double boiler, then set aside to  e.ool. Beat whites of eggs to "stiff  froth,, add juice of good-sized lemon,  and one-fourth cupful powdered  sugar. Pour (his niixfue over pudding   when   ready   to servo.  RUSSIA'S CROWN DIAMONDS.  i'!i������re   W������ro  4,'.'04 Ci'.t'i.s  Tlii''-<' <>���������' 't'!:  I his soup Simmer slowlv in thiee  large spoonfuls of melted butter, six  i"ii rots which have been "craped and  cut in small slices. Do not/ let them  brown. Let them, cook for one li'our  in the butter, then turn over them  two quarts of stock and simmer gently for another hour. Strain through  siftve, season and  serve.  Rather a delicious dish is Cnrrnls  a I'Allemande. Put three spoonfuls of  butler into a pan, and when melted,  eight carrots cut in thick rounds,  one tnblespoohful minced imrsley,  one. hnlf tenspnonful minced onion  and salt: lo suit. Simmer for ten minutes. Add one pint, of .stock and cook  for half an hour. Thicken with a  spoonful of butler and flour mixed  together, and boil ten minutes and  serve. If the carrots are old and  hard, they should have, some preliminary  cooking.  IHave you ever prepared carrots for  tlie table as' you prepare squash,  mashing and seasoning liberally with  butter ,n.nd,'salt? Tt is a simple way  of dressing if, but is good. You may-  like cold boiled carrots'cut in dice' and  warmed in brown or white sauce.  Throe  desserts  may   be  made  from  onrrots,    nnd    they   all    have    found  frionds willing to devour thorn, which i  In eatables is the true proof of friend-I  sihip.      Here is a boiled    carrot pud-'  ding:   Mix together  half a    pound  of!  stoned   raisins,' half:   a pound   of cur-  ranis,   some  amount     of boiled    and  grated    carrot, quarter  of    a   pound  of finely  chopped  suet, quarter of a ,  pound of suga.r, two tablespoonfuls of |  Mjoly cut candiod peel, half a    pound/  list.l In   .Hai-ln.-  <-1ill.  The crown of Russia is nt. present  piesumably the lithest in diimonds.  IJj. iijiK'a several viluiblu colleclions in  ill" imperial lioisury, there aio three  cio-wu) tnurely co'iipoiod of ihi-sc  s i ones That of I\an. A'c\iowil(h  conluins Sjil, ihat of P^-tei llu> Gteit  817, md that of Ci(h"iune 11 2,."3rl  Oiie of its most icm.nkiblo diimonds  i-. ihv "OiJoJl." now set m Ihe lop of  lh? impeiuil hteplw, and on llus ai-  cuuiii i- si^ixv-tiuK's cill-jd the ' Scep-  U'j" fljimond '1 h������ ln.->ioiy of Mus  ���������ili-.ii" h i> been much mi\ed up wnh  that of lh" ' Moon o f the Afoutitnin, '  uioihei gienl diamond in the poswa-  ������������������ioii of th" Cr-.tr The. most lulhen-  uc acoMunl appaari lo bo thit it foiui-  o'l one of the eye-i uf i ha( Itindu god  Sii-Ra igo, lo whom \v i-, dtHlirated .t  uiagi-iiu^'iil temple ^iluutexl on a foi-  uii -d i-liand in ATiSjre.  ���������A  riviifla uo.-eiiei   fiom   lh''   Indi in I  ���������service, who li):ud bea.u at:  work in (ho1  .neighborlwor'l of his temple, hearing of I  t h'j idol's'"Ijikwix .youx," deli-r'miiied to !  become tlieir possessor.     As no Christian,'- were perniitti-d  within  lbs 'precincts of .the  payoda,   h'������,   in  order  io  gain tha c-onfidenee of the, priests, be-  ciaiue a devotee and .-?<> ingrrttiia led himself with lhe Ilrahmins that Ihey con-  f.id<������l  to hiiiii   lire j.',una-di>m.-.hip  of  (he  inner shrine, wlijih eonWiined  lhe. idol.  W.a'.ehiug his .opporl unity, onestoi-my  iwghl,  he succeede4  in   forcing, one  of  Quo eyes   out   of   its- socket,   a.nd   il.ed  with it to Maid pais,' where lis sokt    the  gwm  to    Win    Engllish''sea   captain   for  ������2,000, who, in l urn, disposed, of it   to  a Jew for  ������12,01)0. .From   him  it   \v<\a  purchpised by ilvojeh, a Persian" merchant, .who, in Ams'terdaim, when- on hus  ���������way-from  Eiiiglanrl.-   to     Russia,   met  Prinoe Orlaff.      Tihii-s Prince,  in  order  to  regtain   the  favor  of Catherine II.,  under wlros-'o displrtisure:he had fallen,  bought the gem from the merchant for i  Iho sunn ol ������!;(),000 ������und  an iinnuityof j  ���������������1,000, and -presented it  to Ms imper- |  I'.al. mistress,   w:hi������  ha.d  previously   de- j  clLued thia purchase as  too costly, but I.  now    'accepted    this  truly   royal.-gift--;.  from her illustrious subject. ���������  I  The "Orloff." diamond weighs mi i  cara'ts, ��������� and its .estimated value is :  ������3S1),800. In size'i'l: ranks first among ;  European genus, nnd in beauty yields ,  the, palm; to the "Regent" only. It is j  sn.kl . tliLi't Walki������ Collin's novel, "The'  Moohalone," whs suggestod by this  Mtone.  ,       . ��������� .  ceeded in conquei ing nearly all ofitho  K.ilfu country fcouth of the Tugehi,  and had dnvon the inhabitants eiih"r  to tha coasL or lar into the bou\.h,  wh-en, foi tome iw-uio'ii tint* is not  known to this day, alaige> paity of  Kiffu warnorj and manj gathered  fiom otlior lubes decided to go up; the  Tugel i from wheie they weie af th.it  time loo-aiod neai its mio'ulh| on the  co ibi Tney made Iheu journey in  boa is ftiid rontinurid it without mfer-  niplio'n until .Huong the fkjothilLs of  ihe Diaake-Lhuigs, wheie their camp  w.ns atlackol by u Zulu impi, but Hie  Kaffirs escaped to their boats and io-  tieated down the nvei But Zulus  pursued them, amd about 100 miles  down, the river  HEADED THEM OFF.  The' Kaffu.s tHscmcred thc Zulus be-  foie thej weie aw no ot tho r clo e  pioxunity, an i deteimined to attempt an est ape inland The huge  poitiou of tie 7fu(u foicos \.*ere on  th<' not lh bmk of the -.ircurii aue'l Ihe  Kaffns, theicfore, landed on the t>outh  side, nnd had maiehed .some m les inland beloie the Zulus weio awartl ot  what hid occunvd They at oace tet  o/ui in pui--uit and itiiui look them! the  next morning. The L-Caffu^ weie vastly outuuiiibei el, bul l.hoy made a good  figlit, that i-e iilled in (htir almost  com; ieie aiinihil,i lion The few i,ui-  vivo'i were caired buk -icioss tho  "Tugola into the 7-ulu pre.scr es���������slaves,  i i ibM ilie lii-.ioiy o.f .---ouilu Afr.ia  Gin ci.u la i an cmh' that w couiuionlyi  ctlled 'Diuiyos upiituig," although  thi" is amiiciomei, for iL wis fnol an  upn. mg at all Ditaio was one oft the  ch ofo of ihe ZIuls auric* 'hatfhumin  ngei Duig.ian Ln some wa> he iruur  led Diiiga.in'i -a i iLh, and, ie,iLi,:ing  that ik^ith was in --toie loi; him de-  leiimirn d to e������������.*.������������������*', if possible, Lo Ihe  oo.u-it, where he would' be Mf'j in Ihe  E-. glish te-Uleuat'i.iu. Uilayo wjs a  oh-Jl well lotO'i hf thc wiuiou. uvir  who'm he had  lo. /, hid command, and  fne.ntlly naLiv&s ami a few Boers. The  expedition maictied wesc along the  Tugela. The j ha-J two batno-. wilh  the Zulua, in boLh tf which they, weie  vicLoiious, but were finally ledl into  an ainbui-cade, not many miles fiom  tho now Lamous Spion ICop, where ihe  leliet expedmoii  wau  COMPL liTKLY ANNIHII ��������� ATED.  Aftei this victory Diogaan boie aown  upon thc main body ol J,oei.s, ihoicara-  vau which had bu&n under the tom-  I mnnd of Piet Relief, a'nd fell ui'Oii the  linger with a iorce of maily -0 0J0  w.unor,s There wero but diU fighting men in Ull^ Uagei, but they completely deleated IJirga in bj making-  u e ot fatiaiegy, tho thing (hey( hive  Ui ed mi well in Iheir ] lesent wai. A  foiee of !it)!J hor_oiuen weie .senti out  fiom the laager, a,,ul LiM ng t,] on tlie  Zulus from the ten, iieitel a panio  in lhe a i my ol bluk-,, which ,������������,' deleated with a lo^ti of about *j'J0l,* wni-  'iior-, idefen I hit broke Uiiigaau fa  power and &cnt hun info ignonuniau .  <-. ii- l'.iii vi-it>. y oicui.ed oil Ue-  cftinber 10, a day that i& celebrated as  tho pinicipal event ot the yo,.r ,m the  Tiau.-jvaal And anothvi bai had been  added to the .long of wai *J,he Tugela  babbles to tho WJ i I  Save toi iiinum-ra"bl(- --niall fights,  peace no\v reigned along the Tugela,  until Cetewfiyo and Umbula/i, ihcl two  i-on.i ol Pande, King of Ihe Zulus,' begin lo qu.'mel ovei their iigh'l ol*.sm-  oe.-sioiti io the thione So tien c< did  then qu.ni.-l become Llwl n. fi',ially  led to aeivil wai. Th������ uiatuii, was  divided ovei the cluui > or* tlie brothcis  and then, foi ce.-. final],-, met' on the  Tugela -Hitlun 4.ighl ot lh- l)iaaki'.as-  burgu, in December, IRS') All day ihe  -struggle continued The ground tiem-  bK'd with Lhe in h oi fightuig men,  mid the hills tchoed tho .shouts, ind  tlie icai ot 'little. For hour- the  filiugglci cormtuiue'l uUJinul an n,i-  paiem advantage, on either side, when  Ce*ewayo and Umbul'i/i, who had been  fight U'lk in the fiout r.iuks ot thcii'K-  Kjioctive <'uniie.s, finally camo face lo  fa.-o, and a '  A TERRIBLE DUIilL  eii^uied botwreen them Mightily did  thc.e biothers, giants in sfiongth,  bitlle icgi-'ihei, but Utmbula/i w.uj'at  (aatj dtsputehed by an assegai lluust,  and hi,s aimy, di-.hearteneil at the1 loss  of then leudor, fled fiom the field.  This was ona of the mightiest, bailies  ia the history of South Afuci, ^ind if  the ghosts of wai riois lingir .bout ' Li  field voL taeu deiath, over '10,1*01) who  died in that .struggle, between brotheis  ir. ga/itig it .h ' fith i'lg new gomg on  bul' a--hoi I dusl.iucv trom'where thej*  encouiifeied death, revping hua harvest  tiom 'ho plain of wai  Although, Umbuhizi'i, followeis had  flei   fioail  the  field   on   tlvv dcsith   of  then leader, they did 'not .ubindoiu the  fight, but .seatloicd over the, coui'try  uiv guc rilla  banc's and  continued' the  wu in Ml 18G1, wJi2.li Ci-itew lyo wa<-. de-  clircd   lhe  legal   .^uicessor   lo  P.intle  Many battles during-thus pei lod oci ui-  nvS alo'.ig the Tugela     Fifteen Lights,  ia   whuh  enough, wuinons   wire   m-  g.iged   to  wai rant  calling  then/ bil-  ile-i, look place, and in ono, whith oc-  eui rod during the latter put of  'SOD,  at a spot    about  100 ini'-es from    the  mouth oi the Tugela, neatly 1^00 wai-  nors weie ->tun, including si-aciil' of  C'lewayo-'s    most    pioni,inent    p.u Lisa ns.  I    Aliei   the --ubjugalion of thK Zulus  I l>\ the Biiti,sli, in 18TO, Ihei cou'ntiy wau  l divided up mi to Lhiiticerudi-iiifJ-., and  lliese wore gnim by  tho    British    to  , eleven Zulus chiefs, one Bisuto rluof-  I tain aud one white, man, all ofi whom  'had  helpM  tho BuU'-ih in their  wai  This airaingeime-al   reculto-1 in numerous potty wars, but during this peno.l  I only  oho  battle  occurrert on ot*  near  , the       Tufeela     Thi������    wars    between   1  laige pairy of Ba,sutos arhl   7"rulu inipi  L1 was an all-day fight, but the Bisu-  to^  dtovo  their  achor&ar'es  from  Ihe  field' with  enormous  loss    This fur lit  TRUE STOEIES OF THE HE  LETTERS   FROM   MSN   WHO  BEEN UNDER FIRE.  HAVE  How  Hie  T'lli   KcglmiMit   htit   a   <Juri   nt  ���������?!iii-nil>,iK-T|.hl!iinin'nl        or IIooi  ,1l:i)'l'Miiiinslil|-���������Useful iif^   of   | he '-'OX  .Trniispof!*.  One of (he men of tho 7dlh Regiment, who was Lh chirge of the gun  that was lost in 'the Stormberg en-  gaigeinent, write*) to his fathei in New-  e'euul-- from Sterkstrom asi follows:  "W<> left (he Kimp al>out 3 COO  stiong, undjr Gen Gatacre, nnd roaoh'-^j,  ed Slnimboig Hill about 3 o'clock on  Sunday afternoon Under the hill the  inlanli y up"ned out, but all of a sudden Ihe Beea s lot us hive it wilh  thnr MaiU>ers. We wero suipused, in  a tiap, and wi>U we know i(. Our nr-  l il lei v. whuh was in balloiy column  at clove niteivals, wluelud into lino  along the pla.in sou(hwei>f of Stoim-  beig 111 11, to lake up position uridoi  (lu enemy's fiie, and it wus during  tint moment thit the gun I was in  cU'iigie oif got s(uck in a ditch. Theie  wc, weie Left. It win awful���������m.iddeu-  ing; bul the mcunent the enemy saw  the pci-aliou we were in, they tamed  lli'ii fii-e on u". In a --hoil time they  w ,unded my Hi roe clnvoi3; and, all Ihe  wliiL; und'or henivy fuo, myself and (ha  gunners weie woiking with might and  main to gst the gun out ; but it was  ���������all to no pu*p*-*e. Foi twenty minuies the B--CIS pounded us, aind in Lhat  lime ill tin- six weie killed, f must  i-ay that both th������ drivers and the gun-  ri^is aeled splendidly.  "OE Ihe eight of us, not at inon left  his hi-is" unlil Mij Lowiio otdered us  awiy. Mij fjowue, who hitl already  got ihe D S. O (Distinguished Ser\ico  Older) tit the u-dc of his life, gallop-  Line of  to save  Till  ed across tlie  hoi--es io tiy  wan no good  pai iv:  " 'Men,  you  and  gun  fuo with spare  the gun ; but it  he said   Lo  our  lna*'    'done youi     best  done  il   hiavoly,   too,  leive  youi  il cm not be saved.'  L'his we did, hut  wc did it  sulkily,  thinking   the     Bcei.s    would   meot   us  again with nut ou n      This is ihe tiue  stoiy of h ru- lh������7Hh loit ihiii  gun"  BA'lTLIi;  OK COl.LNSO  Pnva'e Kule ������ln lies wounded in  iJit- 1,'ieLI hospitil at R-mde.sbosoh,  hin'ing bdon hit in the baffle ot Colen-  so,   w i ues  home  thus-  ' L got a I ullet cl an (lu out'h my hsl  iu"t , one mi my mess can liom mj  back; a thud cut tho nfle fiom mj  hand, and the fourth������������������ iwent right  Ihrc-iguh both h, p-, I1 was hard hues  on our mien to lie knocked down thu  way they weie, and m.-nL of them did  not fire a shot. vYou could see not fairs but trenclie= to fuo at. I had the  pi a uie of h -.i'lg ,i few.sho s al them  wlie.n they (inme out to take the. ai-  tilleij (-uns L^-ive of us let go at  th������m, but llney ooon .settled us They  killed. I w,n of us, wounded one and took  lh   otlu--1  twio pif-oaeis."  That does ri,ot sou'uda s If the Boor  maik m uislup hid di'teiiorntel.  Ciimmuu'ing on 11).��������������� transport problem, (ho coirespondent of the Tames  af Queoiudown  wtiles-  ' ll has been tiuly said that an army  fights on its belly���������a fact ihat some  of oui Geneuils al times oveilook���������and  in <he inattei of keep.ng man and  horse supplied w.iih food,' the. ox wagon  tian-poit pliys i gi^at pail in South'  Ariici Tiue it is Ihit.sofai dining-  this caiupngn   ih" railnvays have done  aluge .-umb r ol the. p decided ttf go | jn which mo le lives weie last  th.ia" in | all  llw^.'hut   in h"n  th s Fico State  all o,f Biillei'.** fighting, oecurrevt iu a  defile of ihe Di.i������*iiko.ii,--buigs, not five  mi leu from the eeanei of the battle of  Spion- Kop, a dof ile th,it is piobablv  held, by the Boers to-day.  And now, don't you' think the .Zulu  ���������name1 of    Blood  is -thlpro-'.njypropriato  llia',1   Tugela,   foi   lhat t-tieam   nhirh  ^,v^  i->,i .,.,   ii   , i    i    flow** by    so    mainy ba'dk'field'l    nnd  r ,,     ,    ,Vi   , i.   Tsi   -'hx-ig who-ebunkM somnnvgood fight-  fougvn  ^,.g|e.h>nde.l   Iflg *on_w1iaft Hlld bl,uk-have sac, i-  lioed  their  Iivefl dn; thet goiyl,,altar of  war? ' '���������!'  with Linn to the coast Ihey tu.it ei> tied in getting n.s laL ns tb������ TugeU, but  heie Ihaj were ovcruikeu bv the feio-  i ciou.- Jjuigtian al lhe head of a big  ! ai'xny Dn.ayo end his nwu fought  j wilh t on. uniiiuiti' bravery but wero  j ma .sacre lion m ,n b i niL.aan s force I  ! The li i\,Im w li > -.loiLs th-' steii'l of  ' I his bi.ili w.ll  be .ihou n. a l.ii go (ree  -% 1 ci kI tradition  . man   k:ti:  aliie.  i agatnsi Ins foe-. hk������ the hutoos in  iiuedievat Kiinimis, -.laying ovei a  i.-eoie ol ttiirnor, hjfore he Wiis finally  i rfAC-l-TKUTO TlIEGROUiND.  [n Febi u.uy, l&Jh, oteuiriid thi< in iii-  I tacit-   of  1'iel   Relief  and  t,e\u.nty   of  j his tolloweis jut.t a hitlti nest of  I lie  igicU'id   where   the   131111  h   u.d  Boers  j have   becci    .str-jiggling   for    sti -many  'weeks.     Belief,  was at, the head of a  i'l.iu'ge carayan of Boers.wthich had, trekked into the.Zulu country.   He anil hi.s  followers had been enticed into Dinga-  an'-s   kraal   to  ntUMid  a big 'feast  and  were ireacherou-ly slain while enjoying  the   black's   ho.-fpitnlity.    The  balance, of ihe ('..li'iivar/'.vuuceededt inl defending thern.seI.-*i--i from Dirigaan's attack,  arid  the Zulu  then cwepu down  j the. Tugel.ii, sslaying all   tho Boors  he  j could   find lhat  liai|, noil placed ith.enn-  JKetviv-   in  apot'itio'ii   lo   r.osisb his  on-  i slmight..    The numb'.'.i  of Bo;'i'������ Dinga-  j an'killed,  in this raid   run . up   to   hundreds.   T-hei Boers who had intrenched  t'lKim.selvfes,  however, Were,  unable  to  escape, aiul; wiie.n infoi'm-ation of their  plight   reached    the  const,  and'  other  Boer sett I emeu I.-- prcp.-i rations'were, at  once made for Uieir relief. . Poler Uys,  amoted,Boer, led a p'tirely-Boer expedi-  t'.io-iu into the Zulu country, but weiv.  tiurprisfld- nenr  the' sit' of the.  present  British    cninp���������Chie.vely���������ni>!    though  they  made a de.-pe'rafe fight, were defeated   with  heavy 'lo*s.'   Their  loader  w-,vs killed aii.d  I he few -survivors .had  a terrible-    'lime     rat'-hiing '.  tho  coast.  Here their story so stirred, thw British  that  the con.st-.sell lements would; have  been, afmost  dcvpoptilated  had all  the  vi-l'unteiM-s| to go to lhe relio& of the .  Boers  been  accepted. .At   l-a.st  a large  force' was  comnLe.tely  organiized, consist ni.g principally  of   .British  oolon-  lsus,  plough  it  also   nurribored man**-,  SICIIIg   lor   WUl-JS. hiv.j   o.,;    in.,'   , mntlil-lJ   liinc-a   iiiiu   >v..-|giluo. J-'Jii-   il"  ir own and other trades through- I perinl governmeiil liv.nwd i=everal val  V uw" ' ,   i i  iu 'i   11 U'albl-i'. lessons in lhe Zulu War, ami. om  me-rica  m<:n are told thai,   theio | ()(.    ,lwse.    w,.us ���������     to''.contract .    foi  DON'T GO THEPE  X<> I'lelil for I.iilmr In South Africa Klllioi  Xo������* <>r ll.ali'i.  We call the attention ot the Governr  ment to'.a. matter Lhat needs inquiry,  .says the South African News. .During th:\ bi'St two weeks seven Anieric-in  etMiipositdi-s have come to the News office tusking for work. They say thai,  in lb a  r/u I. A  is plenty oif well-paid work .waning,  litem in Atfrirei; tln.it at liiyisfc 35 n day  -can lie earned, either in their own  oallings, or as mule drivers, and that  the day Ihu win.r'is over thore/will be  aa uiipi-eoedenLed demand foi- labor.  , "Who is responsible for this cruel hoax  iwo dio not know. 11 may be,' that it  is. a little, d,odge of the capitalists in  ��������� Ihe hope of bringing down wages.  HrAvever that m.a'y be, we'suggest to  . the Government, fhiat it shouLd without delay cable to America stating the  fuels���������that .distress is acute, and that  in all probability wor.-e. limes are in  frcii of us. And tlw. tivide societies  shcKuld .write to ���������'America in the same  sense,. Most of ' the men wlio uome  are practically destitute. in cur own  Mif, wc have to send, the applicants on  to line IteLieiC Couimittee, but, >if'  crnirso, it is unfm/ir to expect thai, ex- \  oallent organization. ,to deal .with a  cLaisa of case, quite foreign Lo its pur- '  PO^V. .'':''���������  IS  Lerache'L the ox uanspjrt will bo called on Metii'whtle at Ihe vanous  camps ill cwt i 'he t luntiy the ox  ttansp'irl is being uli'i/cd foi allsorls  of u'-zeful purposes, su.li .is lhe removal ot stoies lo outposts and the (aiit-  ag". oif fiieuiood aotl daily carnp neces-  ti 13S. In Cu/pe C l'>ny i conttacL w is  concluded walh Jul u-. W"il Lo supply  700 wagons, each wtlh a spin of six-  Leen oxen.  OX TRANSPORTS.  "Though,  oiiguijilly,    i he  idei    had  been  to  alilouate  these  in  equal  proportion-) belwoen  thiee ad\aneing col-  unins, His cvigeueies of tls"is oimp.uga  hive  lesulted  in one-thud  being sent  lo Da An, which suppl-es the Naauw-  poorf, Arundel or Orange River forces  la,*) called on, while the balance Of about  ; 470wagons is retained at Sterkstrom  j.nnd QueeiiiSloWiii.     In" addition to this  ; wagon contract, nnolhe.r was conclud-  ���������! eil fora practioally unlimited number '  ! of small spans of oxen  to be -"used  in  tniliU-iry carts and' w.agons.      Tim im-  1-.  ue  'or  tra'nspoi'ls und not to purchasi; them.  The .service is at onee more efficient  and in the end is undoubtedly more  economical. The contract apparently; could not he. in more able, hands."  A. POOR'MEMORY.. .  Wife���������I received a letter from oiLr  cou.ntry cousins to-day, . wiying tlrSy  would like, to visit, us for'a month or  so.    L so.nl: a reply  this aflernoon.  .Hu;-band, a-hxiouslj-^^Whiit. did you  tell   them  we   hiadif '      .��������� .'. '  V Wife���������tS-molIpoxll  Htii..bn.'.ul���������Great Soo-ttl-   You've-!  put  your foot, in it now!1  '.Thiat.'H wh'aU you  told'   the-m -  last   .   year  ;.\v.hru,.(hej .  threatened   to   come!  A RACE CHARACTKIUSTIG.  .Isaacs,    t  hear  you  ai;e   tryi-ny;    lo.  change your nnnie'lo R.Oie.    1 hoj.e you  nre .pot   a.:-'.linjni'.!t   of  your   rn-.-ei  Rosenstein'.   Soit'nly not.   But val i������  o use, of vant'i-j;- 'all dot iuk <���������  li  .ill  m  ���������.'.?���������������  i  m  II  m  m  I  - %*ii  mi  ���������iii  8 4  ������������������\  I?  m  ^  'ink*.  , .: , J  ������,-,    -,.* . .-..',,., %"..*-I;*,* + ^>r.rf.*1,^J   %v^  -j,-.,,,,^   *^.    ;,.,   -0 r,    ',.,������������',������' -r j,.   ,-. -1-.*-. J��������� ^".-.Jt':.^ ; ^ ;."/.'.: ,rv%. V ,->* vri\.'--J I''  I'll'  f)  f,'.V  ANTIDOTE FOR HUNGER.  riie   nxperl-nciit   Tried   lit   Uusxln   Wlfb  Ri'iK'flrlnl Hc-nlls.  About the beginning of this century  a distinguished French philanthropist, A. Joux, advised poor people to sleep as much as' possible dur-,  Ing tho winter m-onlhs, as only thus  would they be able to live with any  degree of comfort. This strange  theory  is  now  being tested  by  many  HAVE YOU TASTED  CEYLON UREEN TEA? .  Sold only in  It'a far more dellclouri Chun Japan.  - Le.i(l I'ackatj.  eral until recently, and it has only  now attracted the attention o' philanthropists nnd of physicians.^Medi-al  porions in Russia, and, according to a men in St. l-eterj-burg have decided to  report which has been issued, (heir al-   investigate    thc    mntter    closely,    as  most complete abstinence from food  bus produced no'harmful result, and  "has even frcm thoir slanduoint provod  highly beneficial. These people ii*.o  at Pi tow, a district south of St.  Petersburg,     and     the     reason     why  they are c-poci'illy anvioiis lo obtain  answers to two questions:���������First,  (],--������'��������� "ho temper*'lure of persons who  remain tarpid nnd who sleep for wholo  m-'ii'h.s in ihis faslron undergo nny  change; and 'second, in what other  manner, if any, d<*������s this* mode of living    a'feet    persons,    physically    and  they    have' adopted    (he    practieo  of   mentally?  sleeping during tho winter is because;    ni-rin-*; (he last I wr> years 41,375 men  for the last few years their crapshavf.   \rAV(. be-n !<i led in bnldo.  THE TRAMP'S IDEA.  That feller ought to go into hwl-  nesa and fail, said the tramp to his  partner about a man from whom he  had. a-kid a small favor.  Why?  lie compromi"-ed wid me for fifty  cents  on  the dollar.  II >w jou moan ?  W'y. I stru k him fer a dime and ho  gi' me a nickel.  TO CI'KK A  rOI.D  IV 0\B  ������AT  Tnko Ijtxatlvn Rroino Quinine TiUilol-.. A'l  rlrusK'a'.a refund iho money if it fulls io cure.  Wc.      K. *V. Qrovo'H H.giature in on each boi  If wind blows on you through a hole;  Get a certificate and Lake care of your  soul.  This is nn ago of improvement.      What  was best yesterday is only  a poor second to-day.   %  CEYLON TEA  i* a prnilner of toiliiy,  LEAD  PACKAGES.    25, 30, 4-0, 50 and GffO.  FOR OVEI< 1-IFrV YEARS  MRS. WINSI.OWS SOOTHIVO SYRUP hm b������.o  tli-ctl bj iiuilhrrp fur Ihi'ir t'lulilrni li*i.'lSlii|f ll.oothei  lhe ^hiltl, Jolleila the Kliitid, allajs pain, cures mix]  oolic, and la ill*. I,esl remedy fur ���������iinrrliie.i *'->c a boi.  ll������ "Sulil Ijy all drilKKlttt*, ihronKUOul the uorld. l*ti  ���������ura aud a k for "Mm Winalow a noothiug Sjrup.  ��������� NETUnALGIA, SCIATICA, KUSCUHH,  IIMFLAMKIATOIY, GOUT, LUMBAGo)  RHEUMATIC    PARALYSIS,     ASTHMA  i Our Method Is sure ������nd has cured  thousands���������somo pronounced  lncura!-lc.   Write at once.   Booklet and Proof on rciiuest.   Address  j The'SWISS-AMERIOflH CO., Windsor, Ont., Canada  Sausage Casinr  Ni.������ Imiirirliiuon', lln.-hi  hniditth Sli.'i'p mill Am  erio.ni Hob Cir'ng?���������rrn.ililf tlno U'it n.lil pries,  MKK,  ULA(JKWi:i.L S CO., Toronto.  Dec. 31, 1898  ANNUAL STATEMENT OF. THE  M.noTM  AEUBEni-pAAB   lire  HUH lit!  ASVlLnS-uAlv   Lib il.  * ASSURANCE COMPANY.  Keat 0ffiG3:   112-118 King Steal West,  TORONTO.  ,  For the year ended December 30th, J 899.    52,977,451.6.1  Where lirc.-id is wnnlirig all's to be  sold, if you don't preparo for Llio future.  MtWTREAL HOTEL DIRC0T0RY.  Hots! Carsfake, ?���������Z?: aT������rRoom'  O T K. ."--LftUOu, Mor.rrt-ftl. Gen. Carnlnkd & Co., Pi  AVEttUE~H0USE~  ���������om 91 * day up    Opp.  >opt,  McOlll-ColliiBO ATrnua  Faintly Hotel ralrj $1.50  per day.    '  8T    .IAMF*?' KflTPI--Opposite QT R. Drpot,  Railway     Klm-olaia Oomiiiarcial Houuo.    Modura Im-  ,-rrot.ncnu���������Hatci moaerata  To net Lcilgcr Assets   nrocEii'TS.  Deo. 80, L8*J9.    To Cash for ProiTiiiiius C7-H,8'55.F3  ��������� "       "        To Ciisli hicom-i on Iiivostmeuts  i<J3.(io<j 81  DI^T-JUr-SEn* K.V'I'S.  Dec. 80,1899. Bvpivmi-ntsfor Doalli Cl.iiius,Profils,otc..������"03,031.50  ���������'        "     liy all other p.'iyiniHits...  '23L,ISJ.-J2  Balance net Ledger .A wots ,  AS'sIHTS.  Dec. 80,1899. Bv Mortg.ia-os, etc.   "  Uebi'iiturcs (market v.'ilue 8*308,935.Go)   " Stocks ,11111 Boii'ls (iii.irkut vuliiu SGS7,'',9!.50...  " lli-.'il listnto, iui.liicliii'- CoiiijiJiuy's buililin-,"...  "  Lo.ius on Policies, etc ."���������   "  Lonv.s on St'icl^s (ncnrly all on cull)   i    "  Cash in Bunks iiikI on hand   808,522.80  $y,S70,U7-1.03  534,268.82  "  rreniiuuisOiititi-inding, etc. (less cost of collection)  '��������� liicerost nnil Kent--, due .and accrued   "   Market valuo of Jlebeiitures und Stocks ororcost  i.iAurr.TriES.  Dec. 80,1890. To Giifir.intcc Fund s    60,000.00  "  A^nirniiceiind Annuity Ifesorvo fund 2,929,"j,V2.00  " Death Looses ftw-iiting* proofs, ole...       01,507.H5  03,o8-),710.21  1 ,-116,932.68  570.9.19 37  559.99.5.62  331,651.79  221,665.37  194.821.42  ' 28.7U5 96  98,336,710 21  137,y������i8 24  35,074.75  56,394.10  t3,5G3,477.36  8,041.059.85  Net Surplus ip.*>2-S-,-i i 8,01  Tlso firifiiiciiil position ol" f.lic Oom|):iiiy is Hnoxcellcd���������its per-  couitayro o(" not suiplns to II:il>ilitios exceeds tliat of smy other  Home Coiiip:i!i.V.  New iiisuraneec issued durin-r 1899 '. .3 4,909 340,00  Exceeding the best, previous year by noiirly one uiillioii. '     '  Insurance iu force at cud of 1899 (net) '. C23,0J5 403 00  rni:sn)KXT: '  JOHN L. BLAIKIE.  TICE-PRKRIDENTS:  Iiov. G. W. ALLAN. HON- SIR FRANK SMITH, K.C.M.G  DIUHCTOIlSi  HON   SENATOR GOWAN, Q.C.,  LL1X. CMC  L. W. RMITIT. KSQ.. Q.C., D.C.L.  D. JIcCUAE, ESQ.,  Guelph.  HON. SIR WM. It. MEREDTTH, Chief Justice of Ontario.  MAN AG ING  DIllEUTOIt i  WM. McCABE, LL.B., F.I.A., F.S.S.  BHORKTAnT : MKDrCAI, DIKlvCTOn i  L, GOLDMAN, A. I. A. ,J. TIlOllBUKN, M. D., Edin.  K. GU1TNEY, ESQ.* *  JOHN N. LAKE, ESQ.  J. KERR OSBORNE, ESQ.  THE CHEERFUL VIEW.  Are you fupersfilious about the  numb-'.r 13?  No, indsoJ ; if a girl re.'u-ed mo thir-  loen Limes, I'd know; *1 was in great  luck not to marry such an olistinate,  liard-hca-ded girl.  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  ���������vi'h LOCAL AI'PLICATIt'NPns Ihnj-oann-t  rc.icli llio s al of lliedi-oisc. I nt in h ii a lilnol  or 1 oiw,iiui ,'n ,l iliMuiso, nntl it, , rdi'r lo < mo  i, > ml inu t lako Inlcnml rumcdit.a. Jf.il.*-  <--|Ui-n li Ciuv i" rnki.n lm c milly, und ncuidi-  recti) on'helilood and niiiiuiiid Riirfhfcp. Hull's*  Calnri'lit 111 0 ii i,ot a qua k mrd'clnc, It iv.i.^  r'reJcribed by onoof 1.110 no t, iin j hi I ins in II,ib  r.ninlry lor jtn e, nml i- it ro'gul.u-pi e-ci ipll n.  It N (Miinpo-en of tilt' betfi. tonKJ^ known com-  lun.'d wiui llio ln'M, blooil pimtloih, naiini; ill-  rn, t y on ihe mucoiiH Biirf.,ciM. TI10 porf ct  comtiinntion ol llio two Ingredient,- is what,  p oduc-ea Mich ���������* oii(ii"fu! rc-ullR in cluing  Cn.tn.nh    l-eriil f"r lemimo.ii  Is freo  F. J. r-HDNSY & CO.. Prop-., Toledo, O.  Sold by druuKi-i-1. prK0 7ne.  Ilah'd Kuinily Pilla nro Uio best.  SPEED OF CABLES.  A tmess.'ige it avcls over an ocean  able at about 7C0 miles a second.  '    W P ��������� D-013  CAL VERT ������S  Carbolic Diclnfcc-lants, Soaps, Olnt  merit. Too*h Prwdcra, fie., have been  Bwnifloil 1(10 nieii.ils nnd diplomns fur snpoilor  ccellence. T)������ irreeulnr iifn-prevent Infpcll-  ou^ ilwea-es. A*'c your dealer to obtttin a  supply.    i.lf-U nmikd frrr ,-r. apptirnlion.  F. G. GALVEHT & GO.,  MANCHESTER     -    -      ENGLAND.  CHEAP MANITOBA FARi������3~~  for laic. Improved and miimproYPd. Ouc-llfth rnrtu  Ini'.-niluif; stlt'crficill and \;cl LuTiet'it of hftocn yeii-rt'  ex|i������*ru ttr"*: i1* to dutnoi, to settle in*    A. W, AUbi'JLX,  21 rorouio Ch'iuibcni, TorouLO,  M  k  let  ;*������ ^ f- ������������������ w w n ft  leaciiers  w%$rs$i  Te tend tor cur  corn-ilete SHEHT  KUSiCCArALOlllia  and srSCULSATE  OF DISCOUNT. VJt  sro squlppoct ia  xupeli ������xrr MUSIC  TtACHEfUntlanad*  S Co.,  IBSVonje si.,  T0R0ST0.       eST.  Pn-iJii't; COLD UliriE 10c   Cnrca in :i jifty  "-" ''���������'*'��������� ������     CinnLiCk ft Co , Ak.-uIs, Mouln  P. -Moroni.  THE DnS MOINES IIICUBATOR - Beotanil cheapest  O  Koll.irxl, ^ulo fiii.'.n fur ll,^ I'otnir.'oii.  faMirfSc!  llani[, for CLlnius'i"    o73 .-at. I'uul Street. Montreal  The Report eorit������i!iin*r tho proceedings of the Annual jroetin<r, held on  January 30th. 1-ist, slto-vm-*- markeil jiroofs of the jfi-eat projrress and solid prosperity cif the Companv, will be sent to the policy-holders.   Pamphlets expl.-'na-  t.ory'oL the attractive iiiTO**tmciit plans of tho Company and u copy of the annual   lo^s������    eXS**"^    sgP^ZS  report, showing' its unexcelled financial position, will be furnished on upnlica-   -JS!      *",i     " ���������  tion to tho Head Office or any of the Company's ag-encieg.     r.  t������.rniiii:ei,tly cures  ^..t        >>        O.,*,nli ni noH",  .rw ut ~*'&sut*F' 1*0 ***H2&.*t-r  KS   tl.'r ^1,    u!nn n^h  an.I b!.iild.-r.  5 c '.- .vl u bo\    Wrilo'orpi l.i'ul irs, ll.a  Iiulino O.iturrh Otiru Co., 116 St. Junics-5*.. Moiilreal.  becu Inbuifioient to pi on ule Lliemviilli  tho nooess.iry means oi* suslenance.  Wlwn the ciders, of iho tiislricl saw  Lhal flarvatiion stared the people in  tho face, Ihey advised I hem to in a Ice  Ihsir remaining stock of food last as.  Long as possible) and to go to ;sleop  during the winter. This suggestion  was adopted. The' inembers of each  family stretch Lhonisolves on cots  around the large stove nnd slumber  day and night. Once in; the twenty-  four hours they, get up and refresh  Liomsolves with ii morsol of hard  bread baked last autumn and a drink  ���������of water, after which they Ho down  again and snoro calmly.  Apparently scano of tho poorest in-  UiabiLanLs  of Pskow have been  in   tho  hetbit  of 'hibernating'  for  but'His'pro oLico did nut bceome gen  The   longesi   newspajier   title  in   ex-  j ue   luzigest    oewbiiajiet   uiliu   iu   cj.- |  istcucc   is,   ihat   of   a Creeriland   pub-; S        &\   ft B. R! MUl% Mtlltt & Hiiica  lira, inn, which rejoices in the ou,������ho,i-| g     J^ W|f S^S^&Tl?.^  ious  desi-rnation   .of     Arrnngnirliolio einaa*.^**   w u \nmu\ at. \Y..'i(o-.������-r.io.  Natinginnavuik  Sysuramniaa  Sivik."  The. ii'oers rei-uesied..President Eru-  ger's permission -to use Dumdum bul-.  lots, bill, he refused.      ;.   .-������������������ ".-.'-r-     ���������',,...-   jFOULfRY, BUTTES, EQGS,-APPLES,  Ofc**rVr!^S������'?*"?!������''*'"':  Wv-niD     ma A J   ������S- ; u,nl otliur l'K01.)i;CU. to oosuro best rfmilta coiiaign to  ������ AkEtL^l^i^^L8,|-niB  OawsoiV Commission   Co.,  Liir-ited,  UX>VD WOOn, Voro'ito, OUNKRAIj AUBS'T.    I        Cor. West-Markot 5: Ooiborno St., Toronto,  ri r-\ -ri- i h i O Lri.vi), coi-'J"i-:r. hi-a5.".  Wholoi'olT.only.   r.mipOIfltanPfTelrpIionel?*;?.'  ���������sVIU.lAM  SY.,  TORONTO.  Presi.h-nt  Kruger  is  announced     to ; REPi?ESEt-ITATfV������  ^���������Li:L?"n,!"Z  hav<'. put  a   las   of   froill   thirty   tO; fit--: liuMilnn��������� *"������>���������'promiil.   I.!k<! po.sitk,".-: nmtint: Jlfl j,cr  Lrpi-r't-ent. on the outpu'l.ot Johannes-j ���������""������������������;������������������������������������ Wr"'* ''ui'-Vr-/���������*r.'.i"*rti-"1.".'*1 ' '  urg gold mines. :   Soi McKinrjon KuilJingr, Toronto.  La Toscana, iOo  ~*��������� ��������� _'i  fti'CM'S'C      Wo ll������m tlw nest s,;l!ius   f,in.- u? '. n  UKI.IANCK CIGAR    Hli.tK I ������f   Jnr:    "nor.KS    in   a   CO(tNli.<  ij'AO'i'OKV.Moni.ro'i ! Soiuetliii'ti; !l"it ynucaiiro*i,i' kooiI waive.-,.-it. . fti-ml to  '. ������������������ I partlcul.\rf nf hpv7 to f������'a KOuil  : Writer in'South Africa  is often    as  .precious as eoIcI.   and snmotiroes infin-  b y      a'   itely'moro preciotn,     Every year wit  nesses a terrible drought in sonio part.  'WATGH'FREE-  Catarrtiozono Cannot Bo Beaten.  ilr. Rodio McD-ougall, of Vnnklcek  Hill., says: "CatarrnozOTie has done  me. more good thii.n any other meih-  eine, lever used. II. has cured me of  my Catarrh. Others may praise their  preparnations but CaIan-hozone cannot bo ben ten as u euro, for Catarrh."  Datarrli-o-xono is nni-H' method ot  treatmen,!'. . guarantoed' to euro t.lio  most chronic cases of Catarrh, Asthma  Bronchitis, Coughs, Colds, &c. Sure  Bate a'lid pleasant to|uso. Sold by all  druggists. Trials outfit sent, for IOo  in stamps by N. C. POLSON & CO.,  Kinp-ston, Out., Proprietors.  (A man never thinks he is bad. as'he  reaJJy is  There are thirteen streets, in Lady-  Bmilh, fairly well laid out. The town  hail  eost������ 5,000 to build.  I na'i uniiiple ir*-"'. "I*>i.  . Criipper.Bros., 93 Lombard St., Tbrerito, But  ���������tt':Phau%0hiOo.>r%������^^,>-  To   lengthen   Lhy    life,    lessen   t;  meals, and lengthen thy certificate  *f'/7'f    ;  ���������-   ��������� *?  <       /'--���������     ' v'- ���������  ��������� . '���������'  ������&<&/ C&&&J&S n.  /  J-  sf?i<*L' fl^ts&?K.4--~-  /*/  6fJ&&>-  4 iPM^fummx^Li^u<^Tbx  ������jca.wE--J!-(0 mcvyor 0|f,XOSt scapulars.  !!��������� Ii.loim Picturea, Hlntimry, anil Clmrcli OrunmmiLn,  K luc^tiooal WorkH. .Mnil ord-jr* rt'teb'e nrriinpt ,itt,.n-  I'on. D. & J. SADLICR & CO., Montreal.  Dyeing!~'Cleaning 1  f or tho vert ors,l iturl your work t.������ tha  "BRITISH AMEU'CAN DYEING CO."  3^>ok for tkjrent in yoiir towo, or loud dlreot.  Montreal,Toronto, Oltav/a, Quebec  COMMON SENS". KILLS l'oaU.ect, iioil r*^-*  lliik''!, K.ita and Mite.   Bolil by all "  DruKgiats, or 3S1 QuetD IV. Tofnto.  Michigan Land for Saie.  8 000 ACHES C0DO FARMING LANDS���������AKKNAC  } toann. OgHiiiLiw anc] Cruufunl Countii-n. TiLlepor  fpot- On Mich tf<m UfnLril, Du'ruiu i .M.icI-iiihc and  Ixxm Lake K ulro l'Ii*. M pru-fs tMimug from $2 to $5  per aoro. Thine, L-hhiU t\ie Clo-i**- t,o Knterjirisimf ^"-dx*  Town*, Churches', Schnnls, fia, .iod will beaoldon obi  rtMOUkhl-i terr������ib.    Apply to  R. il. I'IKKCK, Agent, West Raj City, Mldh.  OtJ.W. UUl-trisS, Whitiomoru. Mioh.  WE ARE QFF2K2NG  TO INVESTORS  /pooial -itock, ffURranUeinf largo diridends; also an In-  ���������lalinent mock pajabjeiri monthly iu-.ialmfntH, drawin-g  ci,-h diridcitd , li.lt yt-iriy. l-'urLicu w^ntiii-f lafK and  prorJtKbJt* invenLiuoiit slirmld curreHpoud tfith the Hue  H tiikb ana l*.nn CijiujKiny, i un#iiio , money lo^iifiiou  fa /i-raVjlu teriutt; A^euu -ft-ai-tatl m uureprcaaDtcd dir  tricti;  frrit* us.  _   eg  WE ARE OFFERING  TO INVESTORS  ipooltl utock. Buni-nnteiiinj ltr;r <l,iid,;niis; also an In.  llatmont ittock puy^bte in moil-lily matalnientrf, dr.iwitlfl  ea.h iliTlrlrnd , half yo.irly. l'artl*-H wiitHint: Bale auu  proniitlili! ioTeRtiuent Hliould corrt'Bponfl with  The Sun Sai/ing*s and Loan Co., Toronto.  ^ Money loaned on ravoralili> terms ; u^euta ivautctl La  snrcoreiunted dimriots; writs uu.  TITI* I*ollov..inB SKCOND-IIAITD MACITINRTIY:  lift. Wn HMid but little; is urili'tllnlly u, cood an  nr-w: mil lie told cheap: l'Girrin Hand Mill.T. 1  I nicrj .-(nnd: 1 1,itlie. i loot. I,������I, : I )-hV.iul.> Lithe,  Bfoot; 2Uuii.ks. 12 in; 1 Power Hack nun ; 3 Tulio  \ iCf-3, 1 ron I'cdost-il ; 1 Larci- I'oliahn g .lm 1, ; 1 Speed  I, ithc; 2 Spoko Threadinr; .'Ini'lilnes ; 1 I.n;ine T. tho ;  "'J Split Ptill^j^ of diBerent, sues; 5 Bock l*u Ihvb  Apply to II. W KKoBlll', WooiUock, Out  To the Olorl-=s C.-mu .lory C.oFct Co.,  Il.unilton, O.it  T>-:aii Sin ��������� About a jeir ago I l>ou?l>fc from yon rm  of ji.ur Odor.e-sOit.inm ry Ci,,m t. n,,(l i.^>e .mc>- user"  it   ciii^tH,it.>   in  in)   jun.itc  rcl'liii-i   iiitli   splen.liU  (���������.U'bf.ict.ou.    I mn bo ive.l plrasail wi h W that y���������u can  fch p me mother at once for inj l.ot, i     V'our. ii'ry truly.  J. II   Mnnh, Miukd.iii-. Old, 7'r,"J-.  Tho  fcJIowing- 'me   tho  names  of a  few prom i lien I  citizens who .ire using;  this closet, and  from whom we have  very   fl-iLtering   tesl imoninU :  Dr.   D.  L.  Thompson,  Toionto, Ont.  IJr.   AlrGInughlan,   Bowman vl lie,   Oat;  Dr. M. L. Di^on. l^i ankfille, Ont.  Or. C. F.  Terrr-ison,  Ivempl villo,  Ont.  Dr. Uliie Gnbourp,  PLintnganct. Ont.  ilinlf-p  A. C. Chaflwifk, Guul-'h, Ont.  C. J. Mickle.  B.A.. C'ho-sley,  Ont  Rev. John Downie, Watford, Ont.  L. Dnmpier, Met. Bank of Ccmimerca.  Strcithroy,  Ont.  Peter Hope, merchant, Perth, Ont.  Jns Moffatt,  merchant,  Amherst, N.S  For cata og,*r and pr ?t> lo;' wnte t������.  Ti-.o Udarleso CroKiatoi-y rioaac Co.,  Hamilton, Ont  tUt. O. UMNETT, H������i-nffor.  JOHK J. UAItt, Supt. and Tnm  Qmimm  STEAMSHiPS  Punluud, Ale., to Liverpool, via Halifax.  Large    and    fast   Steamers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Cambroman.  RrU������ of pn-iaaKo : .Firm 0������Wn, M0 upward!: Socood  Cabin, S35; titeernge, tfl 50 aud l$J3 1)0.  Jkor furtliar information aj,ply lolb^athsenta, or  DAVID TOBRANCt-, ������ CO., Oeiieml AnenU.  17 St  .Sacrament 8t-   Montrt'ul. P^*nl*3n*3 tj������  imi  0 y������.i  Ue'm������ Safety  THS MOST NUTRITIOUS."  i  0pp. Sh3rbourne St.,  Toronto  53*33    ������2  GRATEP-UI���������COMFORTING  #1     Ji  1   F  SREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  K!gh Class   Water  Tubs   Stcanl  Boiiors,  for Al!  Pressurss,  Uuties  and Fuel. '  SEND    FOR    DESCRlPHVi"   CATALOflUB.  {Toronto S'rrtrlc rj'tcht Co., l.imitiv*.  Tli^ I'   I".ton Co    Limited  To.. Il������.| Ilirri. |-��������� , Limlisi  The V/tliun Pitb!tf>hlug Co., Liuitttid.  (AH ���������!Torft-n-U* Tiftr-* boil*^ may h������ -ntfin cor^ina  j fftlNTSl  WATCH THIS SPACE  -FOR-  BMWt  ��������� b We 1(9 6  NEW ANNOUNCEMENT EVERY   WEEK  A. Ramsay -&  So El,  MONTREAL,  THE   PAIKT  ���������a������-^������ooBmfcf^,.1 MkM.fci.lpH3*tf CT*-*������r*i  MAKERS..-.  i  A most efficient eubstit-ufe for  cod-liver oil, pleasant to the taste,  anci agreeing with the most iscnsl-  Pl^Sll  tive stomach. Used hy physicians  jjB^i  in the treatment of all throat and  025^^-1 'lung   troubles,   and-��������� if  results  count for 'anything���������almost no  limit-'to the .good it .can .-do.  Sam-ilc Ttiottle riiailcd to *ny address ca rvcslpt <rf t$  cents to cover postajje.  der Cheniical Co.  9t C-M-if&i-tH-ftEt-'fra  $M  u  $m  IF.  1" Cr^v1 __t  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH 17,  1900.  Wk  m  SATURDAY.  MARCH. 17, 3900.  LET US REASON TOGETHER.  Because .some men nnd newspapers  do not readily accede to the views of  ��������� executives of miners' unions and se-lf-  constituted champions of labor nnd  Is-hor organizations they are at once  licensed of being in tho employ of the  mine owner-!, enemies of labor, or  being in some other way, for financial  reasons, infiuene'd in their course of  action. In the first place, persons who  come to such conclusions should be  sure, after properly considering all the  circumstances and conditions bearing  ���������on the matter, that the contentions of  ���������unions- and labor leaders aro in every  respect absolutely reasonable and just  ���������in every respect faultless. We venture to say, however, that there is not  -one ont-of every thousand, who takes  exception to those who in any way  question tho course of theso people,  that ever {rives the claims of labor organizations reasonable consideration.  It goes without saying, however, that  if conditions warranted  it every man  in the province,   with the possible exception of some   mine owners,  would  like to see. the   average miner of the  camp getting from three to four dollars  ���������a day.   But  the average man, outside  of the two extremes   most interested,  to be reasonable, must look at all the  circumstances bearing  on   tho situation,   if   tho extremes   do not.     We  ---.11 kuow  that the  more money that  ���������is circulated for labor in oil industrial  centres the better it is  for commercial  interests, regardless of  class.    It   is,  however, a mistake for business men to  .assume that it is alone high wages to a  iew that make a camp prosperous.   It  is the volume of money in circulation,  regardless   of  the  number  of  circulators, that docs it.  The point, however, is this, and tho  sooner the entire public grasp it  and  .:������re,influenced by its fVrcc thc better  for all concerned.   The fhst thing is to  get capital interested and circulated in  investments.   Without this all efforts  of every nature and kind must  prove  . \inavailing.   If the laws of the country  encourage the income, the investment  and the operations of capital, the employment of labor is  the  correlative  .consequence.   The.men then  have it  :m their own hands, without legislative  interference of any character or nature,  ��������� to fix their own wages and make them  steady   at   rates  consistent   with  the  profits of the enterprises of  the country.   If there is   employment but  for  2000 operatives, and 4000 rush in  for  the positions low  wages is the   iend-  ency.   If. on the other hand, to meet  ,  the .demand  less than 2000 operatives  come in  they will all get the highest  wages the profits of the industry can  stand.   Capital wants to mukc money  .-as badly as men want wages; but capital is always in  a.position   to avert  .ilosses in the labor market and always  will avert them.   In the Kootenay today theie is the most urgent need for  iinore  capital.    There is an immense  tnumber of properties -in  the hands of  "men without the means to work them.  There is an unlimited number more in  the altogether undeveloped condition  awaiting capital for experimental purposes, and  a further large number in  the low-grade order   that can only be  "worked by capital under thc most favorable conditions... Thus further capital   must be the. mainspring of   our  future progress or retrogression.  Prom: the reports from the Transvaal, it is as certain as the sun riscB  nnd sets lhat a great rush of capital  ���������will be made there as soon us thc war  is over and the country becomes subject to British rule and government.  Is our government doing anything to  secure that capital which we urgently  require, before it is lost tons forever?  Here we have spent the most advantageous year in the history of the province, if properly employed, tinkering  with legislation to appease a sentiment  instead of grappling with questions  most momentous in the possibilities  of tlie state, and it appears the end is  ���������act yet.  The only thing that can be done now  is to at. once erase all legislation that  as the cause of/ past friction,, assure  capitalists that there will be no more  interference with the labor and mining  laws of the country leaving labor and  capital free to adjust their own differences, and hope for the best under unlimited and unrestricted freedom.  Carpenters'  3*  JOSEPH'S COAT OP MANY COLORS.  "Fighting Youscf" is up to his ears  in the pledging business again. He  now pledges himself "10 *>uuiiiil*"-"liie  eight-hour law to a referendum "after  the general elections." Another spoon  to catch whales. In December, 1S88.  he pledged his honor, and that of the  Liberal party in. Manitoba, to the  Roman Cntholicsj that 111 case the Liberals defeated the Norquay government, then in power in that province,  they would not disturb either their  separate schools   or   the   French, Inn-  -*P-tr '���������;���������'. r.'ivpentering Is riot  ���������S5"='ail ausy':" trado.'r Tho  constant ������������������ranching up  and'dqwnj tlie lifting  anil stooping over.'are  nil sove.rb strains on  tlib kidneys.,. No  wonder a carpenter  exclaimed,, rc'ec-ntly,  thai; ���������eyory .tirno.  lie  drove a,inul it seemed , .     ,,    .     ,  na.  Uioiif-h,   ho ..was | BunKei' then perimssable in the legisla  S3.50 for eight hours for the miner  with nearly all the mines closed up  and business men begging. Shallow,  unthinking scribes prefer dabbling in  the motives of--men, whose measures  they cannot comprehend, 'to looking  atthe situation through any other  glasses,  piercing his own back.   Ileuses ,.  B������^ii?SiC������^esf Pills.,  now on tho first sign of Backiielie, nnd is  ablo to.follow liis'trado'-'willi comfort. aiid  profit. ���������<��������� ; <:  "I liavo,'had.kidney'-and.urinary troubles for  'inoro-than tlireo years ivilh severe palu in llio'sin.ill'  'of .ray brick ami in 'both sides. I could riot stoop,  without croat difficulty, and! had suvere nnnr.'ilgli-  pain in r���������-.t! 'ton-pies.- Senilis-thoadvertisement ot  Doan's Kidney Pills, I fiotabox. They havei������i>vn  me ryn'ek rolief, roiiioVins-tl'o ptdii from'tho-b.-iei.  and sides, and banitsliliil* t'1" iiO'iralBle pains fi oui  ;tny head. Tho urinary ililne.ilty isiiow ontirolj.  (joiio, I fcol fresh and vigorous in tho .nioniiugs.'  and am much stroii'iicr in every way since -taking.;  theso pills." CiiAiiK-.-CE E. SiiEDS, 'Carpenter and  Builder. Troutoa. Ont- '   - .  European, at the present time, from  the industrial standpoint, would be to  arouse such an avalanche of hostility  and adverse criticism that few would  care to encounter. But the world has  not grown in a day, nor is its future  development with all its national  changes to be the product of an hour.  This sentiment against the Chinaman  is sure sooner or later to be overcome.  It is not as a matter of justice to the  present industrial element, for its immediate necessities, either fair or right  to place it in competition with the average Chinaman's requirements ; but the  comparison will come.  There are today   400.000,000 people  in China, four times the entire population   of  the   whole   North  American  continent.   They are fast: learning the  ways of American and Euror-ean civilization, and will, therefore, yet become  a great manufacturing people,'producing  for the American  and   European  markets.   From the  nature of industrial economy, as they become exporters of manufactures, they will become  importers  of   manufactured   products  also, and contact with outside civilization will induce them to place a higher  value  upon   their labor   and its ,'prd-  cincts.   This latter fact will, of' course,  lessen tlie damaging consequences of  cheap labor, but it can never overcome  them.     Their present willingness   to  work for low wages arises from a twofold  cause���������their simplicity of   every  day living, .and,  therefore, few wants,  and   the more    extensive   purchasing  power of a small sum of money in the  country of  their birth,  to which   they  all calculate to return.   Advancement  in  the" ways of civilization appears to  cultivate waste in the methods of living and, as a  consequence, creates  a  demand for,higher   wages   for   labor.  While, therefore, the advancement now  going on in China must so increase the  cost of living  as   to revolutionise   the  Chinaman's   demands   in    the    labor  market   and m&ke  him   more nearly  conform to  the rule among his  European, brethren, yet it does not change  the fact that America and Europe will  yet, in a new channel, have  to reckon,  and in a more defenceless way,  with  the cheap labor of China.   Manufactures now produced   in   America   and  England   such  as cotton, goods, silks,  many lines of hardware, etc., etc., that  are   now   produced not only for   consumption   but   also   for   export,   will  shortly be produced in China for export to Europe aud  America.    .This  means that feel as we may about it, we  are bound  to find   in China a   strong  competitor in our labor markets, and  the only cure is to set our houses  well,  in order to be prepared for it.  tare and nli state publications.   Three  months after  thc Liberals came into  power, through Jce's false pledges, and  in three months after that Joe himself  introduced   the Act to wipe   out- the  f-epnrato schools and the. dual language  svsti.ni.   That is the kind of man Mar-  tin is.   He trampled  his   own  solemn  pledges under foot  to catch the majority vote of Manitoba,   that he considered to  be Protestant.    Wo assure the  electors of B. C. that he,is the same old  Joseph still with a' coat of many colors,  and  will trample any  pledge  hc-niay  make tho people of British Columbia  under   foot   as   he did  those   to   the  Roman Catholics of   Manitoba, if he  can gain an end by so doing.   He now  promises the referendum on the eight-  hour law.   If he is sincere, why did ho  not take a vote on the question before  ho passed the Act?   There is not tho  slightest   assurance   in   any     pledge  Joseph  made that he will carry it out.  He knows that in case thc referendum  should show a majority for the law he  would argue that  that majority was of  small account, as it  was  made up  of  men who had ho interest iii the country ; and in case it did non carry, there  would only be a repeal after the country had lost, two or three  of   tho best  years of  its   history.    The people of  this country have had enough of humbug without courting still another dose  from Joseph.    A  year  ago   he introduced.the Alien Labor Act to embarrass Laurier, then at Washington, and  now he says there is no longer uso for  it, because Laurier has returned.  While party government on Federal  lines is undoubtedly preferable to the  form of government we have had in ;B.  C. for years past. The Review has no  hesitation in saying the present i3 a  most opportune time to introduce it.  Toe Martin is nt the head of a wing of  t he Libera), party, forming a government. He is distrusted by the best  elements of that party. Inaction on  the nart of the Conservative party will  widen the gap between thc Martin and  anti-Martin elements of that party.  An election on other than Federal  lino will swing three-quarters of the  votCBof the country against Martin and  settle him forever. On the defeat of  Martin Federal lines introduced would  draw to the Conservatives a portion of  Martin's following, and make it a solid  party in the country for generations,  just as the Baldwin and Lefontaine elements of the Liberal party in Eastern  Canada wero drawn to the Conservatives in 1854, forming the Liberal-Conservative party from that day to this.  We simply throw out the hint for  future reference.  te.'PBERCf-S'-  &DEN MEOECA  m  u  the food supplies warmth  and strength; without it the  digestion, the muscles, the  nerves and the brain are  weak, and general debility-  follows. But fat is hard to. digest and is disliked by. many.  ���������      CHINA A COMPETITOR.  To speak of placing the Chinaman  -on  the same plane with the average  supplies the fat; in a form  pleasant to take and easy  to digest. It strengthens the  nerves and muscles, invigorates mind and body, and  builds up the entire system.  50c. and $1.00, all druggists,  BCOTT & BOWNE, Chen-ist!j, Toronto,  A cigar traveller left an advertisement with TheReview oflice last week,  and a couple of saloon men told him if  he did not cancel the advertisement  they would cancel their orders for  cigars. Gentlemen, this kind of thing  won't do, it cuts both ways. This is  the pessimistic boyeot of a very narrow mind, arising out of our stand in  the labor trouble. Everybody admits  the breaking up'of the'deadloek was a  righteous act, in the interest of the  camp ; and instead of seeking to pro-  Jong it by advocating an indefensible  course, as some of the pet prints did,  we advocated a course that led to thc  settlement. Instead, then, in tlie public interest, of boycotting The Review  should be thanked, as it is "by-all the  liberal minded men of. the district.  The Review never recommended low  wages, as some of pur opponents charge  ���������it merely advised a settlement on  the basis of payment for corresponding  results, to which no fair man can object. This town is too small, and the  interests of the entire community a*-e"  so identical that we cannot afford to  have either cliques or sections the result of,animus or ill-feeling. The' Review has for its friends, at least, a large  majority of the patronising portion of  the community, and boycotting by the*  the'minority will only tend to arouse  retaliation, a result the general public  should deeply deplore. At the present,  wo will name no one, but simply,allow  tiuie to influence their better judgment,  as we are fully convinced it will.  An exchange says that the local  miners' uniens have as good a right to  affiliate with the Western Federation  of Miners as provincial capital has to  affiliate with outside capital. Admitted if the affiliation is no more dangerous. Will our neighbor, however,  make good its. intimation and show  wherein the Silver-Lead Mines Association of tuo Slocan is in affiliation  with any outside organization in any  way, shape or manner? An ounce of  proof is worth a ton of speculation.  Thc Silvertonian will have it that  the W. F. of M. has a perfect right to  exercise dictatorial powers in B. C.  Will it now show on what grounds,  and what interests it has financially, or  otherwise, in the progress oi tho country? Does our confrere think it is to  the interest of this country that the  history of the past year should be continued forever? as it will be if the  eight-hour law stands aiid the W. F.  of M. continues to exercise influences  similar to the past.  It makes muscle by making health.  It makes health by_ curing the diseases which undermine the strength.  The starting place of physical deterioration and weakness is generally  the stomach. ' The "Discovery" positively cures diseases of the stomach  and organs of digestion and nutrition. Take "Golden Medical Discovery" and you'll get well* and  strong.  "I wish to express my thanks to you for  your wonderful medicine," writes Mr. Geo.  Logan Dojfiret, of Piedmont, Greenville Co.,  S. C, Box 167.. ������I- was'almost past work  siifierinfj so much irohi chronic catarrh and  indigestion.'' Your ' Golden Medical Discovery' was recommended.'- I used it for three,  mouths', and was completely cured of indigestion and greatly relieved of catarrh."  HININQ CONTRACTOR..  PROPERTIES HANDLED OX CO"M"M]8SrON'  Mines nnd"Nil ncrar Claims examined and  leports made. ,  Interests taken In parlpayinont:'or services  rendered.  Contracts taken  for   opeulnp;   ub  lost or  invisible ledges.  Twenty years' cxpKi'lcncc-.  SANDON, B.C.  Cook's Cotton Boot Compound  Is successfully used monthly hy over  '10,000Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask  your druggist for Cook's Cotton Root Corn-  ponncl.~Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  imitations are dangerous. Price, No. t, SI per  bos; No. a, 10 degrees stronger,?S per bo-c. No.  1 or 2, mailed on receipt of price and two S-cent  stamps. Tlio Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  S3?~Nos. lnnd 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists iu Canada,  Sold in Sandon by the McQueen Co.  'and F. J. Donaldson, Druggists.  contractors  and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. P. R. freight shed.  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  P.O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order ^_  on short notice.  Dealers in Rough and Dressed Lumber,  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  CALL AND GET PRICES.  If the Silvertonian and other prints  of that ilk, that ������0 well out of the path  of legitimate journalism . and deeply  into the realms of fancy, to manufacture motives for tlie course of The  Review in the .present struggle, would  only spem4 tho time they waste in an  endeavor to properly cope with its conclusions, they would be doing much  better service to their readers. The  Review is not laboring for the dollars  it might make catering to an untenable and inflamed sentiment, it is  striving simply to uphold the methods  best calculated to promote the material interests of the country. We are  more than fully convinced that the income ol capital, the development of  mining and the creation of labor ahead  of the supply, leaving capital in search  of labor making its own demands un-  instructed by legislation, is abetter  condition of things,eren for labor itself  to saynothingol the superior, conditions for all business enterprises, than  SANDON, B.C.  a*-*-  Manufacturer of Galvanized Airpipe,  Powder-thawers, Camp  Stoves and all kinds of Sheet Metal AVork.  With the latest in tools and machines, good stock,'I .am prepared to do onlyfirst-class work.  Personal attention given to all orders.  i      ESTIMATE GIYEN,:-' MODERATE PRICES.  3*  MAIL ORDER:-* PROMPTLY ATTENDED, TO.  ear Sandon Sawmills.  mm*  ���������J****-    ^^     _       ..mi T-o- -r-r-i���������1 -rr���������1  ��������� ���������������������������   ������-w*n-nrii- -*���������ww-ar-lfW*'   tf-"*yiTl'*I'Cir*'*****'ar-l, J��������� *���������*"���������   H   H ���������*7*f������W i^-r^-ft-yjiwj-^-w"f ���������   ������������������������������������   qi������N-i>L ���������*-*-. p ��������� ii-������l  .,_   --^-mm���������=5=r7r-rT-������������������-,'r*^I*S-X!r^  '-I.'!.'��������� i-fT-T" ii^v"-'    .,-������������������'" ''"���������"���������rr.'i. n v-, * ?i?~r~?r*:'r:     -a*"--.   "-���������^"vS*--:"--  'u7----.~*'\rr\?r r^f^iJ^S-^f^V^v^"^ ^-'^ 7'y-\   ���������'^'^" *���������1 ��������� ���������. T.v-vvt rr;?.' * **���������"> "���������'i.^r^ ���������','-���������������  ���������1f v:   r > ������������������> I     ���������.���������"<:���������- *-"*fi-.������-       ' -i-. *". -������������s. rtii.-; v?iJ 1 i-1.' V.**.-."- :.���������-. ���������   *."   ������������������.'���������  ,a" *.--.-?-���������- '*     *���������   ���������C%tt-->*.    n',5 \-l'*'  ���������:-' -^.r ���������'   .���������". *,*-:  ���������'-i- A-fei r**.--' ,.,������������������,.. ���������-.   .��������� - . -1, ' ������������������ . ..i. ;--. .-.--.V-i. ^f7^*���������Y"--,0,i  ��������� A  1  li  %���������  1  IP  1  li  '������������������fill  ���������'���������������������  Cft I  111  'If  m  w  m  Hi  m  m  '"3,1  i\  ,q  Mf  J ������������������. t  if  1  %^(fe THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH  17, 1900.  / ���������'  IP  THE.ALASKAN BOUNDARY;  Correspondence   Between   Great Biitain  and the United States.  New York, M.ii-ch 10.���������A special to  the Herald from Washington says: "Although no effort is being rondo to press  the negotiations for a permanent de-  limination of the Alaskan boundary,  it is said to-day that discussion on the  'subject is in progress between the  United States and Great Britain. In  answer to the British request for the  establishment of a boundary line at a  point which would give England control practically ol the Lynn canil,  Secretary May recently sent, an exhaustive memorandum, which, in ths-  opinion of the American officials, clearly refutes the British claim and shows  conclusively that the waterway belongs  to the United States The British government have not answered tho cora-  "uiunicaiion. There is no doubt in the  minds <-f the officials that the loyalty  of Canada to Great, Britain will cause  the London government to be more insistent of the thc claims of the Dominion. , Thc United States, however, holds  that the Lynn canal is its property, and  at present has 110' intention of relinquishing it. The ultimate determination of the controversy will probably be reached by arbitration, the  cha'racier of which will be a stumbling  Vlock to negotiations."  Coeur D'Alene Troubles.  Washington, D. C, March LO.���������Ci'oss-  - examination of Frederick A. Martin, a  -���������iiiner, was continued at the Cocur  d'Alene investigation to-dny. He was  closely questioned by Representatives  Mondell and Dick as to his presence  on the train which carried the rioters'  party to Wardner. He maintained  that he was there by chance, and had  bo knowledge of or part in the attack  on the mill. He saw armed men and  masked men, but the seriousness of the  situation did not appear to him until  after the mill was blown up. rAt thc  time he said, an unknown man'pinned  a ribbon on his coat, but there was no  explanation of its meaning. From a  distance he saw explosions, and afterwards saw one of the men, Shayne,  lying shot' on the roadside.  Richness of Cape Nome.  r Washington, D.C., March 10.���������Under  date Dawson City, Jan. 14. Vice Council  Morrison reported that IU expeditions  have left Dawson for Cape Nome since  Dec. 6, -liulassoon as thc weather moderates many more will start. The  . population of Dawson is 0,000 less than  last year. Late news from Nome confirms the reports of the richness of the  district, and announces new finds in  the interior, but tho lack of fuel prohibits these being worked in winter.  Typhoid feVer has appeared with increasing mortality. In Dawson the  tevenuc from liquor permits for the  year is placed at 8100,000. Saloon  licenses are worth $2,500 per annum.  Prices are still up. Profits in drugs  are placed at 300 per cent.,groceries at  200 per cent., and hardware at 400  per cent.  A Word About Slides.  The late sad accidents at and in the  vicinity of Sandon were clenlorable  in their consequences, but It would appear they were not direful enough to  satisfy some outside papers, whose  hap-hazzard reports magnify tho disasters three-fold. The Spokesman-Review has three men killed in the Noble  Pivc slide in place of two, and has the  slide at Sandon mixed up with a mining accident near Kaslo and has them  happening at different places in the  town, besides several rock and grayel  slides which have never been heard of  here. These accidents are prejudicial  enough to Sandon without magnifying  them. They have their their beaten  paths and likely places and people  should, as far'as possible, avoid building or living 111 dangerous localities.  We do not mean to say absolute safety  jn any spot in these mountain fast-  31 esses, for, as in the open country the  terrible cyclones sometimes occur out  of known belts, so slides, like the one  of Sunday, may come where not looked  for. Draws, ravines and old washes  3houki be avoided, thus lesseuing the  -���������probable dangers.  RICH blood:  If the stomach and bowels perform  their duty, the blood is rich in all the  elements needed to assure perfect  "health. . Karl's Clover Root Tea taken  as directed, guarantees the perfect action of stomach and bowels. Price 25  cts. and 50 cts. Money refunded if you  are not satisfied. Sold by McQueen  Sihe Druggist.  LIVER COMPLAINT.   .   i   .  ���������  I have used Laxa-Liver Pills for a  3erious attack of liver com lint, they  did me a world of good al made ine  3mart and healthy.���������Mrs. (> jo. Hurdis,  Garleton Place, Ont.  PALE PEOPLE  Have their blood enriched, their  heart strengthened and their  cheeks rosy by using* Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  Insufficient quantity or poor quality of  the blood is ono of tho evil results that  usually follow any derangement of the  heart.  If the heart becomes weakened in any  way it cannot pump tho blood to the lungs  as it should, there to bo purified and. i'm-  prognated with tho life-giving oxygen.  As a result tha  blood deteriorates.  It loses itsnourisli-  i^lhW %ik&A lie.-illh-Rivingqual-  teWfe-".-'.-*, es-M*.*- iUeSi -Tho face becomes pale, thin  and waxon, the lips  blooilloss, tho hands  and foot eold.  There is weakness, tirodnoss,  shortness of breath and palpitat ion. Whou  those snJToring from thin or watery blood  start taking Milburn's Heart and Norve  Pills they aro assured of a cure. Every  dose acts on tho heart itself, causing it  to beat strong, stoady and regular.  Every dose, too, introduces into the  blood those vital elements necessary to  iniiko it rich and red.  Soon tho palo chock takes on tho rosy  liuo of health, there is strength instead of  weakness, energy 'and activity take the  pineo oE tiredness and lassitude.  Miss M. Skullion, 50 Turner Street,  Ottawa, Out., says: "I wns greatly  troubled with my heart, together with  extreme novvousness for many years.  Vhoso complaints brought about great  iv-'iikiiess and feeling oi* tiredness. My  tilnod was ot* poor quality, so much so that I  became palo and languid. Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pillj* cured mo after all  olso failed. Thoy built up my system,  enrieliod my blood, strengthened my  tioi-voa and restored me to health.���������'  M. L. Grimmett, ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  '        Puplic, Etc.  Sandon,    B. C.  V. S. DllEWl-Y  Sandon.J". C.  II. T. TWIGG  New Denver, B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG,  Dominion anil Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil anil Mining Engineers.  Bedford-McNeil Code.  NOTICE.  Notice Is  hereby given Hint tlio Kaslo &  Lardo-Duncan Railway Company will apply  10   the  Parliament  ol" Canuu.i  at  its next,  .session tor an act to extend tho times limited  for lhe construction  and completion ot  Its  works, anil to authorize the Company to convey or dispose ol Its rail way and works.  AVUKALIjER & MAB.TIN,  Solicitors tor Applicants.  Kaslo, U. C, 1st ol December, 1S99.  D5 Woods  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS.  Mrs. Alonzo H. Thurher, Ereoport, N.S.,  lays: "I had a severo attack of Grippa  ind a bad cough, with groat difficulty in  breathing. After taking two bottles of  Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup I waa completely cured." ���������  Work while you sleep without  a grip or gripe, curing Sick  Headache, Dyspepsia and  Constipation, and make, you  feel better, in the morning.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every ���������Representation Guaranteed.  O A V HO  SANDON, B. C,  LIVERY ST7IBLES.  I  Finest string of Saddle Horses in the  .      Kootenay.  PACKING,   RAWHIDING,  OUR   SPECIALTY.  Sandon, B. C.  COMPANY, Ltd.  Operating Kaslo it Slocan Railway  International Navigation it Trad. Co.  Schedule of Time  Pacific Standard Time  ,    KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  Passenger train for Sandon and way  stations leaves Kaslo al.S :i in, Dally; return-  In';, leaves Sandon nt 1.15 p m, arriving at  ���������'.55 pin.  InkTimtlonnl Navigation &Tradlng Co.  Operatmgon Kootenay Lake nnd Kivcr.  SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson allium, dally except ,Sniula,v; reluniiii-i. leaves Nelson nt I 30  p in, calling nt Knllour. Pilot IKiy, Aim-worth  and all way points,. Connects with S I''it N  train lo and lrom Spokane al. Five "Wile Point  S S. ALBERTA  TiAI'Do-Duxoax Dtvisrox���������St earner Alberta  leaves Kaslo for Lardo and Armenia at 8.30'  p in, Wednesdays.  Steamers call at principal landings In both  directlons.and.'it other points, when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points In Canada aud the  United Stnton.  To ascertain rates and lull information,  address  ROBT'-RT JRVING, Llanuger, ICaslo.  '  Kaslo and. Slocan Railway,  TINE CARD.  Trains run on Pacific Stai.d--.rd Time.  Going West.       Daily.       Going "Plast.  Leave 8.00 a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.55 p.m.  S.3-1   "       South Folic      "       3.20     "  "      fl.:!0   " Spoules "      2.'25     "  '���������      11.15   "      Whitewater      ���������'      2.10    "  i " 0.53 " Bear Lake " 2.00 "  " - 10.12 " McGiiignn " 1.15 "  "     10.2.5   " Bnile\'s        "      1.34    "  "    10.3.?   "   Cody Junction   "     .1.23    "  ArrlvelO.lO   " Sandon      Leave 1.15    "  , CODY BRANCH.  Leave 11.00 a.m.      Sandon    Arrive 11.10 a.m.  "     11.15    " Cody 11.25   " .  GEO. F. COPEI,AND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship Tickets,  lo and from all points, apply to S. Caju'iikli.,  Agent, Sandon.  SPOKANE FULLS 8 NORTHERN  NELSON 3 FORI SHEPP.M* Ry.  RED S.'INTA1N RAILWAY  The only All-rail route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   Ross-  land and  Spokane and Rossland.  LEAVE DArliY ABRIVK  (i.20 a.m Nelson 5 35 p.m.  12.U5 a.m Rossland 11.20 p.m.  8.30 a.m Spokane 3.10 p.m.  The train that loaves Xelson at fi.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  1 rains for all  PACIFIC COAST POINTS.  Passemrers 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.  d FEW, INTERESTINQ  FACTS.  -VVIien people are contemplating a trip  whether on buslnessor pleasure, they naturally want the best.service obtainable so lar as  speed .comfort nnd safely is coi.cerned. Employee? of the Wisconsin Central Lines aro  paid lo servo thc public, and our trains aro  operated so as to make close connect ions with  diverging lines at all Junction points.  Pullman Palace Sleeping and Cluilr Cars on  through trains.  Dining Car service excelled. "Meals served  a la Carte.  Jn order to obtain this first-class service,  ask the ticket agent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  and vou will make direct, connections at St.  Paiil'lor Chicago,Milwaukee and all points  east.  For any lurther information call on any  tlcketngent, or correspond with  J as. Pond, or .L\s. A. Clock,  Gun. Pns=. Agent,       General Agent,  "Milwaukee, Wis. 2-10 Slark St.,  Portland, Or.  S GOOD BUSINESS GIGE.  A first-class salesman wanted to represent us in Sandon, P>. C, and vicinity for  for the sale of hardy fruit trees, ornamental trees and shrubs.  Over C00 acres under cultivation. "We  grow varietiesof stock: especially adapted  to B.'C; all stock accompanied hy government certificate of inspection, and  guaranteed free from bleinishof any kind  Write for terms to tho PELHAM '  NURSERY CO., Toronto, Out.  N. li AVe have  other territories not  oovered.   Applications solicited.  PRIVATE LESSONS.  In French, German, or on the Violin,  by T..J. Barron, B.A. (McGill),' and  violin pupil of Jules I-fone, Montreal.  Terms, &.C., on application at Clilfe's  bookstore.  50   YEARS' ';���������!  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvoao sending a sko'cli nnd description may  ���������ulnlily ascertain our opinion rreo whether an  invention Is probably patentable Communications strietlycoiitidontial. Handbook on Patents  Bent free, oldest npency for eecurinp patents.  Patents taken thrum-h Muim & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in tlio  titntihe'American.  A handsomely illustrated weekly. -Largest circulation of any selentiUo Journal. Terms. $o a  year; four months, *1. Sold by all newsdealers.  SVIUNN &Go.36,BroadwayNewYork  Branch Offlco, 625 F St.. Washington. D. C.  ^$?fci?i?i?i? i? ie i? ip i? if?if?if?if?i?f^  /  <^-      STRONG AS DEATH���������By Guy Do Maupassant.  JL.       TALES OF SPACE AND TIME���������By I-L G. Wells  ���������I*  For office uso, at reasonable prices.  'i.Hhf*taFtirf*k������f-tkiai������-'������--j*iaM(f>i������rs#aiir^  SARACINESCA���������By E. 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.  *���������������  **  **  *  SANDON, B. C  C>?5 "ic   "ic   "ic   ric    "ic    "ic    "ic    *ic    "ic    "ic   "ic   "ic   "ic   "ic > itf ���������������!  **  I  Dry Goods! vn_m Dry Goods I  We have just received a lart-e 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.  *"a^ ��������� **J*k gWS? . tS&  The machinery is the best to be had in the country���������  the workmen are all experienced,���������so that nothing but  the best work is turned out.  Orders from a distance solicited.  Goods sent in by express or otherwise have immediate  attention and are promptly returned.'] ���������.���������  Northern" Pacific Ry.  TIME-CARD OF TRAINS.  JTOKflNE.  Arrive Depart  No. ".���������"West. Bound :...9.50 pm. O.ii.5 pm  No. 2���������Hast Bound 7.10 am 7.20 mil  Coeur 'd'Alene Branch. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. .('.ISO pm 7.45 am  Palouso .'��������� Lewlston Brnncli. .1.30 pm S.00 am  Central Washington Branch.1.10 pm S.I5 am  ���������Local Freight, west 7.00 pm 5.15 am  ���������Local.Freight, east 3.15 pm S.15 am  ���������Dally oxcept Sunday; all othera daily.  ,T. W.HILL, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.  A. D. CHARLTON, A. G. P. A;. Portland, Ore.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from European points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for'sailing dates, rates and full information to any C. P. R. agent ������r  J. C. CEUSE, Agent, Sandon.  W. P. P. Cummings, Gen. S. S. Agtent,  Winnipeg.  *^***SS^*i^������S^S31  m fiy * ������ w^ WA^  Hm  . ty a V3 . *X ^y^Lo^Sfl^jB  \Wm&idg*i  AND SOO LTNE.  m  DIRECT  .ROUTE..  ������������������ TO ������LL rOlNTS.  WEST  First-class Sleepers on all trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing.  TOURIST CAHS pass Medicine Hat,'  Daily for St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Montreal and Boa ton. The same cars pass  Revelstoke one day earlier.;  DAILY TRAIN     ="  S.00 Leave Sandon       Arrive 16.30  Connections daily to points reached  via Nakusp and except Snnday'to points  reached via Rosebery and.Slocan Oity.  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  Por rates and full information address thc nearest local agent, or  J. C. CUUSK, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Andeison.Trav. Pass. Agt,Nelson  E.J. Coyle, Asst. Geu. Pass. Agt., Vancouver  I_ . "';_:,- -_���������;���������' ������������������ ;,:*.,.^_,- ���������-'������������������_' ���������������������������. ���������"-   ; i ; ������������������������������������I- "���������.���������.'(  ��������� i  ���������-������������������ %*!��������������������� - # .',. ti#v  ' .���������  ri1 ..     **���������;��������� .   -ii^.'Ti.M   -js..n.,\i.*t,'* : "t^.yt^ ii"''.'.'v'>v" ''/V->''   ������������������ ?������������������ .���������-���������������������������r i\ ,-.*>���������     ���������'��������� '."'-1 - i?- - -'* "*���������'   -fl*������..-��������� ���������u***'**''**v 4 ��������� ���������������������������1,">.~'.i<,-". *���������.���������������*���������' -':---:.���������..;,-���������   ������;J--.-.-"j'������rf-"'--  m  85S  mm  mm m  \ ,.7,J;  m-  ti  i  -i,  M  ; ,,",.-;���������'���������;,;    CHAPTER 'v.... ;  Sir Arthur- Nellie,' his ; wife and  daughter, and Gerald Dorman sat together Cor the first time round the  {���������umptuously appointed dinner-table  at Lancewood. ������������������ The baronet Svas all  attention and' devotion to his young  wife.      Vivian;;too   proud   to  display  her' feelings,  talked   to her,, father  of  Paria and Roma, of the friends hev hud  rnet on bbs travels, of a thousand indifferent     things.      She     turned   oc-  ea.sidnally' to Mr. Dorman, and sec-p-  ed   to enlist' him  as ��������� a third  in their  conversation���������but   to  Lady  Neslio she  .offered   no. observation,  she/sixike no  word.     Gerald could not help thinking  that the young wife seemed rather to  prefer to listen than to talk.    '  . There had been a slight unpleasant-  , ness   when   they   entered   theydining-  -': room.     Vivian, forgetting for a moment  the change In  her position,    had  , gohe as,usual to her place at. the tabic  The. sudden expression of her. father's  .-  face reminded  her   that  she  was  do-:  ���������. ing    wrong. '.She  stopped,  abruptly,  -.a.flash on her fair, p'routfface;"a scornfulcurve round her beautiful mouth.  "v   "I beg pardon, pupa," 'she said.      "I  ;  bad "forgotten." . Shi' did  not.  look, or  'even  glance'at   the -young"wife,  who  ���������:' 6lood ;by.: with, laughing ;misehief:. in  ���������. her, eyes. ������������������'j'.' ,;'-:'������������������ - -   ���������''"'������������������'   ''..  '    '.'Next   to    being   remembered,"   observed Lady Neslie, "the greatest com-  .  pliment '���������-... is  .being     forgotten,   so    I  .thank you foi-:forgetting,  Vivien."  >  Miss Neslie drew aside as-the bright,  piquante," pretty    French    girl   took  .her  place.      Sir  Arthur  turned with  ;:aii-:air of.apology  to his  wife.     ���������    <; .  ."My daughter has been mistress here  iso long," hie said.' ���������'.'.',���������   . :    J  '.-   "Do, not' apologize for, me, papa," iri-'  ���������;��������������������������� terposed  Vivien:     "I  plead  guilty   to  the fault of ..forgetting."   . ." :;  '."Which, I"'.'persist   .in   -thinking    a  ���������������������������';. Born-i-limehtj"    put     in   Lady.,   .Neslie.  .''Sometimes strangers, on coming sud-  i'de'nly, into: our  lives,  mako'a.   great  ,, fitir, and agitation in them ; when they  make;so  little  disturbance  as   to  be.  forgotten, I say.it is a compliment to  '   them.** :-;.v '       ,'���������'������������������  'Gerald  Dorman     looked   up. with   a  Taughing .face-   -"'���������,; ������������������' ',:.   "; v .'  "Miss  Neslie  will  have  a clever 'op-  : pohent,1'. he, ..rsa'td, to  himself.;,  ��������� "Sir  Arthur's wife.is keen.pf wit and sharp  ..of tongue." V , ._ '        :     : ���������'',,. . .-  ���������.;'���������  .,-"��������� Then the father and' daughter talked together. ;.The secretary watched  Lady Neslie intently., He had been,  greatly impressed by ���������. her' first  appearance; ihe had thought ��������� her  brilliantly', lovely.,. But,. now,'.' as he  looked, ' there, appeared To. bo scme-  ��������� thing artificial about ber beauty ; her  eyes were very .bright, the color of  ber oval ; cheeks was-'very pink, the  light in her brown hair had astrangc  \ golden sheen.' ���������'.'"���������������������������  "There, i.s-.too much glitter," he. said  to himself-  real."   '���������',...  Indeed,'-at times to-look at Sir Arthur'.'- wife dazzled tone's* eyes, sho  rse-'nied so very 'bright;'' when she  -smiled,; the strange effect of "glitter"  which 'she j^roducisd was increased.  Gerald watched'her intently, nnd ho  saw what be ill ought no one else saw,  ivJie.ns.ho believed herself quite unnoticed���������ber sbarp, keen observation  .,of'.others. ���������' She filled'her place gracefully. She'' (laugh?.d and--conversed  with Vivien; but. the' pitiless, eyes of  Mr. Dorman ; ahe tried severe wisdom  with'��������� Vivien ; bu, -thu .pitiless eyes of  the servants hi waiting saw all, aiid  'when, thfy- compared noted afterward  the. terrible verdict was pronounced.  They said to each .other, "She is not  a lady���������at least", not like our Miss J  Neslie."    , ���������.    !  ���������Then,     (when   dinner  was  oyer,   the! amr>lo  two ladies went to the. drawing-room  stalely  alone...' Lady  Neslie   thought   that  it i   : .'��������� j ^  ' tary' is,; one' of the best read menl in  biin." :     -,'.-.' '���������:"������������������ ,      -  Jingiand;  you    had  better    apply  to  A mischievous smile dimpled tlio  bright face.";-"���������Perhaps'you have taken your love of "books from him," she  said, jestingly.   ,":.'.,   ,  The look' that Vivien turned, upon  her almost frightened her, dauntless  as. she was. :,'      .... V' ,     ,, ���������  ",'f do not understand -you, Lady  .Neslie,", she said,'' pirbudly. ',.: "May I  inquire -what you are 'pleased to  mean ?"'   '    :  ",,. ;. '" '" .:   '��������� ,."���������  'Lady Neslie; drew back half alarmed.-j, '���������" "��������� i''.-'. , ,      ' .   ,. .';,'':'; .''-.���������  "T    mean nothing,    except  that he  seems,'1 I. fancy,   to  admire  you."  .Vivien smiled-a contemptuous smile,  for which .the,'bright girl at her side  could  ainiD.it 'have slain- her. '..',.-.  "When you are more accustomed to  English society,' Lady .Neslie," she.  said, "you will understand, that ladies  do,, not jest about their dependents. j  You will know, better than .to. think  that yob wi.l please any young lady by  telling: her -that- her 'father's .soere-  , tary admires her.'' !',    - ;"':"���������-;  Lady Neslie. was half'.'scared,-.but it  was. a..point with her never to lose  her gooddiumoi-.' /She, rose from her  seat  with, a gay, little laugh-   . .  ���������"!���������will leave you to your books,"  she said, "and I shall always, r-mem-  ber .my \ firstnigiii. in,,England', for'  this reason���������that; although I could  not 'melt :'an icicle,' I have succeeded in  getting.one oh fire."���������'..'���������...;���������:���������/'  ''������������������ Then- the';gt'.ni.reirien came in;' and  Lady Neslio,.bent on seeing, the roses  by. moonliglit,- laugliingly appcaUd to  the. young secretary to show, them to  her.   - '���������'.'.' _;''....:'  -... "Not.that you despiss. moonlight and  roses, :Sir Arthur,  but������������������t"  ,"But.   that  yau'  think  I am  too  old  for siioh pretty folly.  .'/.'Old?'.'   .she    repeated..  ,.;"N6',;  you  shall talk of growing old, Sir .Arthur,  i.n^ forty  years'   tims��������� when, you have  sincerities, in exposing;all hypocrisies; this wto-men han*e ma'rHed, ,noble men.  she told the truth at the expense of In oil, the farrtily annuli X. remember  her own feelings', and other people's aio traceof, a low m,a r'riage., If iny  also. Tfiith was mirrored in her eyes, 'f,alher miarried an,adventuress, his.w.ll-'  dwelt: on her liips; one relied on her ba fhia first to have brought everi the  simple word as on the oath of another., shiad'owl of dishonor ovier us.":  She had the virtues that1 should dis- Than she Ijeg'an to wonder, if it was  tinguish queens ; she was loyal in her  po^sibl-s I hlathe hid been deceived.    He  friendship; ishe was far above all  such small sins as detraction and  gossip; she invariably defended 'the  absc.pt, even when they were wrong;  she never betrayed, ii friend- or; took  advantage 6(f ; an enemy. But  with these qualities.she possessed also  greal faults. She was proud', imperious,  oflen intolerant; and .'he inherited (he  defect, of her race���������jealou'-y; /'Jealous  afl n Neslie" had evor been a prqverb  in Ihe comity.. Sh,e love/.i all wli->rh .{.he.  did l'ave wilh wonderful infen dty, and  she hated with (he same fervor ; she  W* jealous of all whom she loved.  Then fdio'.wals'; prejudiced. '.Slu was  prc'ud of her noblm'bir'.li, of her long  pedigree, of Iho .'annaii of ii' family  which, had ''furni.-hjkl ^warriors , and ���������  .s-'atcsmcii.-' , -She hfitd a certain .lofty  contempt for tho-re of inferior stn'ion;,  ���������not lorthe pao-ple themselves, but'  for (h'*i station'they occupied';-she never expressed it in word or look,, yet  Itmi  Vviihin  h.;i-; ������he    was, one  of  j' ho^e who"ivbu't.l h"ive considered;djia.th  ' prc'erablo-: lo-a low marriage, whose  notion of highest "honor was loyalty  lo th'eir nace. ', Pamily :pride wit h lier  w.arv . a virtue ; ishe could .not ii'ider-  s:a.rid ho-wit'. wms possible, to irhak-a it a  si a,"   every! hing:_a.'.iSo wasr ris naught, birth" afld  training ;    I   am -Piench  oo-mpared "witb love and loyalty to her  fa mi ly���������-p ride ' in her name:. and 'posi-  tion.- Sba bai':l a strong >\-ili. that had  never been bent or brt.ken, and the had  a, h-ivo of rule. .; .,';:  ;r':-;  :, TbKe f'aulis had   Jieen ; fostered' iii  hiad relied evidehily. very much on the  girl's nairk?���������Valerie ' D'Rstp.. :. Tha  D'Biles were a noblo family ; sire had  ��������� bo;:lV bna.Td "and read of .them. Tt-was  jiTst possible, h'oweyei', Ih'at.sli-! might-  bo tnli'rai aken in her oonclusiohH. -"''.-  "Yn'ii are I h,ink-ing: of .'rae, Vivien,"  Fatid Lady Nesl'e .suddenly one morning���������-ho-y.were both iii'tha, library. "1  know if, bech-UKe.qui to unooiisciously  you' h'a.ve been' -siiting Looking at .me  "wi.li. ilk-He dark' eyes,of yours until  you liiai-'e iilinrrtt mesmerised���������'m?.V���������'.',; ���������  .."fwa,vlhi king of.you, Lidy Neslie,  I -to,; wondering ��������� to .whn't bi-anch of  th,-i D'13-tes family .ycu Ijelohg., . .',���������  ' ."M.Iadi" laughed. - Nolhihg evor disturbed her good humor';,.'nothing ever  mndi ;ln������r; a iigry ; she luughad, ih-'Ugh  h-M-'face  I'lu'-.lied. '"..'  "Ivi.lw:,uld be puz/led to iell' you,"  sh?. replied. "I was not brought up to  think so,pi;uch of nam- and pedigree  ar'ytiu do.' Tins name T be-ar now is  mwo fb me. ;.th!an- the name I have  borne."'���������������������������; ;,r ."- ";��������������������������� '���������'-'��������� ',:'.-.������.,:   .'��������� .: ','���������'������������������  /"There are D'Eslcs. in Italy'and'in  Priihc,?," .=ri I Vivjjn. "D i y, u brlrn.-j  to th-Tfaliin or French family"? '..���������.;,..���������*  'T&u talk far, more like an Ital'an  llilan  I do. ..f.am  Frepcb���������French   by  in  avefl Mm CMI  MR.  T.   "W.DOXTATER,: EXPRESSES  ���������'���������;-'.'.A FATHER'S1 GRATITUDJE.   ;   " :.  bihari::'.a.nd t-oul.un m,!nd and. manner,  in fpsech. and ..llioiighti Sometimes-'I  Parley,-Vivien, that you would like me  batterjf-l had a, lit lie''of .the grave  JBngUsh.'prorj'rie'i'y." about 'me."' : ,  'f doi not think it .would  rnake    any  her.   .Sir Arlhur. who was one 'of. the; dafrerohce,". snid Vivien, ..ungutirdedly;  most; indoLant of- men, never took it-he'  troubl.?. to, correct her. "Let (ho child  hhrva her. (own way," .he would say,  when. -compLaints . .we're..' brought ;: to,  him. Ii?'loved her wiifh'.sueh a weak;  foolir.h love that, he could refuse her  nothing, nor''��������� would:'1j3. allow .any one-  else, to 'refuse.her.',' She cannot be:'mis-*  (ress bare, same d,ay.;: She cannot, begin lob soon." 'And she bad grown  up wi:h that idea firmly engraved: ori  bar mind.      She  wia:3' ;to  be^mistress.^stra-nga-u^t bar" Kithsr's'wife  lines on ;your face' .amldess light, in."^,^ .(h,3 sooner 'sba began the better,  your-eyes.-^ Coma, Mr. Dorman ; I *il- |A"; : she -grew older, .her marvelous  ?va-*'s slnSTfo.Sir,"Art.hu.r m- the^-ven-jqyck^ss^ .fer'.���������wn(ler'ful .(-alcn);a''.':.all  ,ll?;'rilndvvt'*?'U'S.^'no,;,'St������Jf'������ut.-11?ng.'. Itemed, to,fit her to be mistress 6f a  . "Miss Neslie:sings,"; said Ge.-alc!,, !".e-.| la>'gB 63tate.    ���������  ������������������" . '���������'���������'��������� ���������- *��������� -'.- '���������:  membering long evenings of enchant.-                               ....  ment    'when  lie:, had   listened , to    the  and tbe.n .she.fr.lt. aImcst sorry toi have  mnd.ei so uncoiirteou.'i. a spRech. .'���������  Lndy Neslie. laughed wiiih frank on-  j-oym-snt;-.  ��������� ':,'';'.'-.���������' ..'���������     ���������'������������������'. ,''; ���������-,     ". ;'.,;,-;;.;;  "You are candid enough, Vivieri;''  sh>?i- renia rked ; " f; do, nor. . despair': of'  miaking ypu,Kke;ino sonie day-To dis-  ltko.;' me is-simply, .figh.ing against"  fate." ������������������ ..'. ",':..;.': , ;.-..,. ;'���������. ���������/,.',:."'":' -;,;"  '���������: ' Vivien wcaiLd:''not ;prolong the dis- =  cussion,;: b'lt, it struck bar    as being  - should  :know .no', hing.. of tba uamiily to which  she.belonged. -��������� :v  r!"r'-H.Tare.:s of,.La.ncewood���������no other  des-  voica ho loved so well. ��������� ..'  .; "Does; : elie:? Most', young, ladies  sing, I suppose," rejoined Lady���������Neslie ; "I never 'remember to have met  any young lady who': did not,play or  sing���������or both. But, 'then,.you see,  Mr. Dorman, I can' ; sing !: songs to  ���������ir Arthur, that; would sound absurd  P.i  if. they  camj  from 'his' daughter."..    . .  ,,  '.Then , she  seemed., togade .rather .suddenly; i������  than to walk out of,the.opan.window, '  and  Gerald  followed   her   wohderihg-  ���������iy." ������������������".' :;���������������������������: ...   ....  She was very pretty, very gracious, |sbii was  this, coquettish..  U'renclr , lady.;  Gerald's honest English ideas were..niiher  ���������,,,,.        -,      .   , .bewildered    by .her.       . He  had'keen,  ���������' nothing about her seems > shar'p'sen.sa, and he soon'perceived'that  her wish for his society was but. a.  ruse; she wanted,, some . hints from  bim as'to how matters stood at Lance-  wood;  .Most .condescendingly she laid her  white hand on  his arm.  ")"ou and I> Mr. Dorman," she said,  Ln her most charming, manner, "must  g'row- accustomed to each other.' Sir  Arthur does not like going, out after  dinner j and f lilce.ii. t shall trust to  you to give ma some little hints."  "I  am     afraid,"     returned , Gerald,  confusedly,   '"tliat    I. do    not  under-.  [stand  the art of giving hints; I have  | a very unfortunate habit of .speaking  to   the  points"      ���������       ,  I    "How    charming!      How English!"  j'c'ricd her ladyship,' with a pretty little .   laugh.   . "But   you   will   at least,  g-ive  m.'.   the   carte   du . pays ;. for ��������� ex-  Miss .Neslie���������she  now,  Miss .jNesiie���������she'is very  ,  very proud,  is  she,not?'" -           ,-,    ^ ,       ��������� .  , i    ��������� j- ^eg ten  thousand pardons," ans-  xvas, high, time.that, her imperial com- \ wore(1 Gerald, "but I must decliiio to  ixiiiion began to  thaw.      <L*-" <���������-.-���������  to, the open window, and  She went uj>  looking out  at the de-wladcn flowers, said���������        ���������  .: "It- is a lovely, evening, Vivien ; will  you come out into the grounds?"  ���������But. Sir Arthur's daughter had  .taken up a book, and seemed to be  absorbed, in  its. contents. ���������  "No, thank you," she said ; "I prefer  remaining here."  "This reminds mo of n night in my  beauiiful France,'* continued Valerie.  "Day is lovely, tliere ; but night is even  Jov-elier. The sky is so darkly blue,  and the stars aro so golden; moreover,- the .wind is full of p-M-ftimes.  ���������trance- is a'favored   landl"  "'I wish," thought Vivien,  Jul:  "thiil you  ���������illis  made  perceiving' that  not to be per-  grounds,  went  bad  remained   there- ''  no  unswer.  Then    Lady Neslie,  her    companion    was  '-fiuaded  logo into  thi:  nearer  to her.   .  "You aro fond of ruading," -die-said;  "so urn I.   I adore  books."  "you will find plenty of such objects of idolatry,"'.returned Vivien,  '.with, a cold smile; "the; library here  is well stocked."    >    ���������   ���������  "Uooks are i. rue friends," cop tinned  her. ladyship, W\ho had read but few.  "V. am no glad, Vivien, to find this  similarity of taste between us. What  jdeasant Ji.ours'. wo shall spend in the  library I" 'she anid. trying . politely to  suppress a yawn, and inwardly longing   for   the  gentlemen   to  join   them.  "What arc you reading, Vivien?"  she asked. "I quite envy you, you  seem so engrossed." ,  "Vivien  looked up.' *  "I am not particularly engrossed in  tbis book," she replied, "though it is  a very delightful one. It is Mrs.  Gaskell's   'Ruth.','*  "Who is Mrs. Gaskell?" asked Lady  Neslie; and then, seemingly fearful of  "having betrayed too much ignorance,  she hastened to add, "Though I speak  English well, I have not read much  English literature, i am au fait  that oif my own country  ���������Vivien made no reply, sh  you  talk to me about,books, Vivien f  t'l-am hardly proficient," was the  proud   answer.      "My   father's   sec.re-  discuss either my. employer's affairs  or his daughter's; I should not presume: to do so." '."':.���������''  Lady Nclslie withdrew, her hand impatiently   from his arm.  "You are so truly English, Mr.  Dorman," she -said; "a Frenchman  would have devoted himself over and  over again to me before this."  "I am very ignorant," returned Gerald ; "the art of paying- compliments  In almost unknown to me.".   .     .      .  "I am afraid," thought Valerie  "that I shall find the man of this  couUtry. almost -as dull as its skies."  And after that she evinced no parti-  c ula.r desire for Mr. Dorman's society  ���������she ivas well con ten I. to leave him  alone.      '  CHAKTBa VT.  . From (ha t, the.' first; il iy of. Lady  No-slic's. -arrival in her new, home,  Vivien N������?������iie. -devoted herself to the j  task1 of..proving Sir Arthur's wife, no i  fitting mistress for the Abbey. She!  assured herself over and over again, j  that, if her father had 'married aj  lad v,  flio   would   not   have   felt   it.   so; wa  in  y." ���������,   Finding ! p0aiea  1 ������������������- said, "Will i k-)u!tK  deeply. .-��������� A Jady, a'truc, high-bred  noble.'woman, in her mother's place,  would not havo .seemed so amiss; but  l hi*- Jiiu^jiifiir, btlklht-i.'.yod French  ,girl, .who to the keen eyes of Sir Arthur's daughter, betrayed her want of  good breeding a hundred limes each  day���������to bo-compelled to yield to her,  fa .-:������:;,her, in her mother's place, was  gull and wo: mwood to Vivien Neslio.  She.      was'' not     ill-natured.       Tho  small   faults, that,   often   mar  a character    were  not-   hers;   she  was  not.  vain   or-untruthful;   hor   faults,   like  I her  virtues,  were of an exalted  type.  She  was a woman  endowed  with,rare  nobility  of soul;   she  had  great  vir-  ! lues    and   great    defects.      Tlie  vir-  I fues  were   all   her   own;   the   defects  j were principally owing  to her educa-  j t.ion and training.     Sho. was generous  ' even to a fault; {.here was no selfish-  j ness in her.      She gave  la rgely  with  royally  open   hands;   no   ono  ever  ap-  to her in  vain; no one asked a  ess   at   her   hands   and- was   re-  refused.     She was truthful aimo3t to  a   fault;  she   took   a kaen  delight  in  detecting;    and    unmasking  little  in-  tiny bad ever opened bafore her.    ,Sho  coukl    i-a-tbar    have ; imagined, herself  d*a,d   than .living, as  aiiythihg  except  tba.lady of Laiioaaviood jjaud-her.'.trainf  ing. bad fpistered her fault. . : She look-,  ed. upon her. sucoession as.a;: right'that  no One could take from her.      It was  cruel' of her faLher.tp.have giveii;' her.  bar   own  way. for  so, long',   and   ihep  bring-a new, vyifo;, homo.  .Vivien had.rare  talents. ...She .'.was  pariect as a  musician���������she sang' wilh  the most    exquisite , taste1 and skill;  ;ih ar..ist of no mean ab;JUy;  .���������tli,.i..'spi,ko French and Icaliiau pericct-  ;ly���������iu  ad'di.ii>ii, Lo  which: ^he had  not  twglwcl ed to study, her own 'language.'  Shu wa,! well  versed, in lhe literature'  ,'ou  bar own country.      She \va,3 quick  of apprebaaiion.,     She understood an  -,idea. aJmeot; , before it was expi-ussed.'  | Sba had excellent  coriversailoual.xrow-;  -ers.      Like  many   other; talented 'wo-  'men; she cc'uld t.a.lk well on almost all  ::topics���������to a  sfatcsuian  of  pot. tics;  to  an anist.of pictures, to au author of.  'book j.     She had the.peculiar and won-.  der..ul  gi.t  of  seeming  to  ehterintp  peuple's  lives,   of   being -all; things   to.  : Uj.^iii, of .understanding them w-iLh.al-"  imoist fatal 'laoility.,:    bba; would, have  .-. ui-ails ��������� an excellent Ainbassador.'s wife.  She  resembled    Iba  clever.Frenchw-o-  . men who heldreuni.piii in. which 'ihey  ise'emod to govern France.     Sir.Arthur  'had  often-said  to   her,  "It .will   be a  good  thing    (for  Lanoaw.oou. . wbeu it  iialU toyou, Vivien���������you will make it  ! latnoui���������you. a re. one .ox those born to  j rula���������you have a genius for command."  , And' now  ha   had-brought  ;i   strange  -I gi;.'!,-..-yq-u.;:g:r:a&~bcrseb',-   to. take that  j rule lrom her. ���������'���������_.������������������.,."������������������..'  |     With   her   glorious   dower   of   rich  iSoui.barn beauty, her genius and: fallen t,  bar grand .inheritance,   tlie.. won-  Ulerl.ivw t.nat she had lived until   tho;  [ago- of eigbleen,.without love.     Butsho:  jfwa,H  a . gii.i-1  of.; single ideas;  she  oon-  ; centra ted her mind on one object���������she  i.-witi hydress of,Lancewood, fb.s grand  idoniia-iu. that was one day  to ba hers,  : and sb-j' devoted every energy of heart;  j mind, and soul   to  fit  hersel.:, for. t'h'6  !po.5ii.io-1.      In her  anxiety  to    become  ��������� worthy -of it,    she    overlooked    other  jibing.^.      She never, i:lK>ught  of cult.i-  ivaiiiig frie'uds who would bo useful to  I bar.      She did  not  think of making a  i.'po-iiii'-jn'  Ifor barsel:..      Her    one idea  ; wa.-: tu;bj a'worthy queen of-her kingdom.     Ia bar own mind she had, form-  ci:!| <l hundred grand ideas  for helping  0thar.-;--[or in;proving. '��������� he cur.utition nt  tlio poorer loiiants.     They ware nob'o  i'hiiu-jhls for a girl of eighteen, .showing ibat bs.r liiV'had not been t'ritte.r-  ed away in .i'i'Ivk-Ious occupations.  Tlieu t h������' 1 huuirht.,, little -of love, be-  ca.uya the whaled evotion of liar heart  given to h'ar fal her.     Sha was Loo  (To he continued.)  KtUKbT,  I hear a bird that sin-;s of yesterdnys, - '';:  - A lonely bird, but noae so.loiic ns I;  , ^;.;-'-.;  ',:.' Whose life is leadenus u wintry sky.    .' ,   .-'���������:  0 heart,   how  woary   are  love's ;>vopds  nniJ  -��������� : ' , "ways.'. ,'' : ���������'.'���������' ;r, -.;���������'���������  Whon trad in slnglenessl Thu sit,'ht obeyij  Tlio sonlnnd sues no bcaniy far oi-njsh  Unless the soul says '.'Lookl" . Aiicl so I-sigh  Throu-jh  tills  fair sprinc whon 1 should tune  -my praise.       *-'-.  1 know not, v/liy. the bird is s������d, God knows,  And he kiioivB why niyi heart malais oivt no  .-*.'���������   son'*, ,. ���������:-.-,,:- v,'..:  For I ain-burileiiod.vyltli tho Krievona.wron-'  :0f hard words said, to ono whoso calm'repose;.  I would   !*lvo  utl  tO'wak.o. " * *  All, dear,  ,-    how loiig,   -  How dark tho night until your eyes unclose..-.  ���������J. J. Eeiriii Pall Mall MoBi-iinu. ; .  VALUABLE STATISTICS.  By  to  ijiiick not to see b1!-".faults���������an bidclant  ch-iiraci.e'r was. a nove.Uy in'their'family���������sIk-i s'aw h's waul, ol* lirmncss, of  cl-.-.ar wound judgment aud dt-cisidu;  sba understood that hia h ilC-weaiicd  fashion of looking upon tweryuiing as  u burden and trouble 5w-as the fault  ibat she must remedy.  She -watched ,Lady Neslie closely,  and, wdlh tha keen, unerring perception' of a gsntkvwomau, -she discerned  (hat bar father's wife was not a lady.  Sba Hviaw beautiful, clever, versatile,  .skillful in adapting b;-.rs:;lf to what-'  ���������evk-i'r co.mpa.ny she might bo in; but a  lady���������no, ,sb?. w.a.s hot, Lhat���������Vivien felt,  sure of il. 'L'ho very carefulnc������ss wit h  which t'ha aivoided all ihat she cori-  sjdercd vulgar w.us another proof to  lh.?. highbred girl that her suspicions  wvr<i correct. If sba was not a lady,  i hia 11 indeed --.he bad d:'i-oivud hnr f;i-  h -r, (ind h : w,a ' not so inn h' to 1,1 m '.  "We, hia\',a never bad u disaster of  ibat kind in 'our family," sh'-v snid.  more' thirui once to 'herself,  "The men of our rnc.o. hn'vu married  noble women, pure a.nd of hiig-li repute;  Their   Uks   It   Is   Often    Buiy  . Ovcrmvc tlie' *lfiil'titn<Ic.,  "Nothing like fako'statistics for giving  a fellow a reputation for scholarship dirt  cheap," chuckled an astute citizen. '.'Statistics aro the nioKti..iiiipressivo, things In  tho world, and tho beauty" iibout 'em ,< is  that, nobody.dares to contradict you. I'vo  bee.u. w:orking the schonio.. for several  months, and iny stock has advanced about  ,1,000 pprindSi.a day. .How do 1 do it.'/  Well; to illustrate the tilling! I was standing in a crowd on Canal street; yesterday  watching the big pile driver .hammering  down the walls for the drainage caiiaL ���������-  .: ." 'Lot of -power, tliere,! remarked a geu-  tleinan-at my elbow as tho weightcimo  down, billL  -" 'Irnmcnse, 'I roplied,.'and, bytlieway,  I.was. just ..lii'aking: an. interesting calculation in regard to it.: Do.you know, sir,  that blow, is exactly equal to 9.BG2 carpen-.  ters tb'.iviug, -tenpenny ..nivils into two Inch  .oak''plunks with four"7pound steel ham-  . n-crs'r" The m'ivn looked startled. :' You  don't say so, professor?.', ho replied respectfully, and presently I saw him whispering,  to the others, who sized mo up with fiwo.  The other day, when it. was raining,.-I  joinedagroup tinder an. awning., 'Bad  dny,' said somebody.' 'Yes,' I returned.'���������'I  was mnusing myself a few.minutes ago lu  flguriDg up tho quantity of water that has  fallen in tho city limits between 6 a. m.  and 110011. '���������-..' ���������.,*'���������  7 "An fchiit the other fellows got Interest-  odi 'How. much was it, doctor?' asked ono  of '0111. '.Poured into a .row of ordinary  half pint tumblers,' I said Impressively,  'it, would make a line once and two-fifths  around tlio. globe; it would 1U1 a 13 inch  gun barrel 'reaching from hero to a point  about nine miles oast of Copenhagen; it  \\*ould quench tho matutinal thirst of  9,408,941 Kentucky colonels the day after  Christmas: it would barely go into a tank  4,5();i kilometers long and 3,411 millimeters wide:' UyJo'vel- Ynu ought to havo  Fccn those fellows' eyes stick out.  "When they see me now, they all touch  their hats. I squelched a smart Alec at  our boarding houso by informing lilriiat  tho table that tho pics consumed annually  in 'Now Orleans would form a column,  pilot! ono ubovu the other, precisely I3,fi22  miles high. 'Oh, I admit it leaves about  10 pies over,' I said -when bo ventured a  question. 'But that's only UJadekometors'  and too smull to compute.' That settled  him. Now I'm the accepted authority of  the establishment ou everything from hash  to hydraulics.  "I've found it a good idea, by tho way,  to use the decimal system whenever possible. It mixes'em up tyhon you begin to  talk about millimeters and!/hectometers  and gives a ftrio flavor of leai'iiing to your  remarks. I never r.iu across a fellow yet  whodwed to question a, slatamont in decimals. "  Ills I.llllc Chilli Was Allac'-eil 1WIII1 Uonrl  ..���������I'i'uii-)1������: "uiiil   l.ucKirs   siii.il'. Slie; (uultl  ' "������iil. Iti'cuvci''���������Ur.  vi 1.II..IC1-,' 1 1'11'jc   I'ill,  llai e il..iic lliM- Somul Uiitl Lively us V  ; ������.'i',if:i<c'i';' ;-. '.','  ���������,;���������;������������������'.���������.-.���������  From  the Sun,  JDelleyiile, Ont;      1  ,������������������������������������������������������  "'-. In,.' a comfortable v farm"." homo . iti.  Sydney,"near' Bdllevilfe,' dives";:-iyf.r.'V;lV.  W. IloxlaLer, a prosperous fariuer and'  moat  icsijected ; citi--uu',   Iu  thhs p.ea-  ���������saii't' hOiuu Lhe heart of a father, and  th other   beats with  gratitude   to   Dr.  Williams'   link   I'ills,    beciitiso    they  tiiiiily. believe  they  savell,.the life  oi  tncir.  iit'tio.. daughter.   A  reporter   0,1  the   Sun    having    heard   of   Hid   case  drove - out.' to Xvfr. lJoxtater's for. thu  .phipost-, of getting  at  the fuels,  and  found both, lather aiid molher of. Llio."  little girl  yeryy.euliiusiaatie.' in-; their  'pr.iiie,.ol'   the   medicine   that  has 'un- ,  queslionably done so, much to.relieva '  suffering  in This   country. ..Said-f.Mr.,-  DoxLater :   *' Yes,   wa   have; good;" rea- ���������,  s/oufc-r  praising  Dr.'���������'.Williams'  I'inlc :"  I-ills. :I...ti.-iuk   they ..are. win-th   ten,::  times, their, weight in gold; When our '  little daughter 'Clara was about,eight.'  'years"'old' she was,: stricken with what,,  the; doctors 'said   was; heart; ;trouble;  Up to that':time she had' been a st'rbng'J  healthy  child.. :.   The    first'symptoms  shown were, fainting spells, aiidvtheso  would, attack hei- wit bout, a moineu iy. '-  warning:  .We- consulted, a doc tor,-ud-;'.  dor whose care sho'was fora timo, but  the treatriientrdid;,hei' .'no good���������infeiot ���������'.;.  sho was growing, worse. Tiieh' we call- :'  ed in another, doctor and ho frankly  told  us" that ho; could hold -out  but;  little; hope for her recovery.   By this  time' she:  wns  dohfined  to   bed;- aiid;.  for three  niiontbs was "as .helpless  ns ...  in inian t.: . 1 n -;sbme,.ot the- fainting  i-palls she. was-attacked with'eonvul-;  s.i-ons:   :"Her   appaLito  seemed' eutirely.;,  ginie arid slio was reduced,: to a. living..'  skeleton..-   At'tbis;' time- I-read'  the ,  particulars of a cure! through the uso  of .Di-.^WiaJarnis' Pink ;F,ills,:   which ���������.:;'  gave me hope, and I delerniined that ���������  our   iittl.e- g-.rl   should   try:.themi.'     I,r;  ���������fi rst   -got .one. box,    and .when'. .they .'.���������'  wei'o ujed she seemed bi-ighter.,   Thon :  I  got':',-'!ive:. moro" boxes,  and . by_, tho  lime she -had finished  tham she  vv.aa  asso-uiKl a;ahild as you.cpuUl, find; in '-���������.'.  the. neighborhood,  bright..:   and; lively :  as a cricket.     She  has -been going to  -.  school  foi- the- pa'st eighteen, mom ha, ���������������������������  and, hais:��������� sboiwnv-:absoluie!.y, no symptoms of the"ol.ltrouLilei: ..I; attribute .,  her-:cure:,:'entirely,  to. the   use of Dr.,  Williams', Pink    Pills,- and   if iinyoh.    ,  doubts  the���������'; truth  of .;this;^statemeni; ���������:.-.���������  you .oaii...refer   ihe.ru,: either To-myseb    or.my wife."';. ;":: '':."'���������'..'.-' .'.'���������*'.������������������.'''���������   . -."  Dr.' W,i|l.-ams' -Pink-jPillS' are just - ai  valuable   in   the .ca.se of;;cb'.ldren: a*' :  with   adults,    and   puny    little,   ones'',',���������'  Aveuli soon .thrive aiid grow fat under  this trea tment, which has iioeqiuiI for ���������  bui1ding\up  the blood1 and  giving  re-.,,  n-e>wed;   strength to . brain,  body  and . ,'���������:  nerve-j.      Sold  by. all  dealers, or  sent���������"-."  po,sl paid at'53c. a box or six boxes for  *?2.r,0, by addressing ibs.Dr. Williams'������������������.,'  Medicine Co., Brock/ilia, Out;   ...Do not  be' persuruded    to  try .'something else -.���������'  said tp; be "just; as good."-.    ;  , , '.Irritai ors, ;'���������  - "Just; to think, "������������������ said, ono trolley car  conductor to the writer,'".thai;," tlio experience that I'm going to tell; you about is  quite common and not a single Instance.:  You havo a. crowded car, and tlioro is an  almost einpty ono not moro than two rods  behind you. A lady at a street corner  hails you, and you come to a stop;  ".'Dp you go to the Park street sl-atton?'  she asks.;,"���������.;���������.': .;.".' ���������'���������;'  ; >������������������;;;  .������, 'Yes, ma'am.'... ;',- ;.: -'-  ���������    "She starts to climb on;  ���������-.." 'But, . raa'uni.'-ypu' say,   "this car  is.-'.  crowded, and the ono just behind is going  to  Park   street,. too,'. an d !��������� it ��������� is , ttlmbsti  empty.' ':'...  " 'Hiuul' says the lady scorn fully as she  climbs 011. ' But it doesn 't come from; the  samo plaeol'.".' '...:.  Tho conductor on a Boston car was tho  other day.quito at a loss what to say; to a  lady who said to him, "I'm going' to a  placothat they toll me is aboutfivo minutes' walk from Massachusetts aventio,;  nnd.I want yoti to tell hie whero I'd bettor  get off." ' '.-"'. '    ... .  As Massachusetts aveiiuo; is : several  miles long, tho condiictor felt compelled- to.  ask for further information,"but no more  could ho get fro nib is questioner.  When people travel on street ears, they  should not leave their common souse behind them.���������Youth's Companion.'  Cuna is safil to occupy the third place  in education among tho Latin-American  countries, for in each 100 inhabitant";  b'cini read in Uruguay, 6 in Argentina, 6  ln Cuba, 4.7 in Mexico, 4.5 in Venezuela,  4.1 in Chilo, 3.1 in Brazil and still fewer  in ilia nt-.h**Ts,  Tlie African's Endurj-nce,  Two cases notably 11 lustrativo of tho African native's power of ehduranco aro reported from tho British "Central Africa  protectorate. In eacli instance a man was  dragged from his canoe by a crocodile anil  bad an arm bitten almost to a pulp. Tho  men had to be taken long distances overland. On reaching Zomba each had the  injured limb amputated and quickly recovered. Dr. Dotiglas Gray, acting chiol*  medical idh't-er there, remarks further In  his report upon tho growing conlldonco 0/  tho native in the iSuropean medicos, llo-  X'jorts of cures���������more especially in relation  to surgery���������spread rapidly among the natives,'and tho one old cure, a liber band  tied, round a limb abovo the seat of disease,  is, bo sats, fast liK'uig its, reputation.���������  London Mows. i  AsKortii-tMit,  Mrs.   Brown���������I was  In  the new drug  store today.   .It's just lovely I ;  ilrs. Jones���������Yes?  ������������������Mrs. Brown���������Yes.    Thoy have six dlf-,  ferent shades of. pillsl i  In tho original deed for tho regulation  and endowment of Harrow school, dated  1590, it is directed, "You shall allow your  child at all times bows: shafts, bowstrings and bracer."  *  m  1:.  ���������/ 'Sjlif  ?'#  oft  :1ft  ���������ill  'fa'  111*1-8  mil  -m  ' i5r#;i  .-&5S''*  M  M  .hum  "km  m  h  'i ih  I if  : I Wi  m  m  -im  Mm  ���������steiiil  J'i-W'?  m  ���������    .-^f^r'JB  ���������-S iU'.w  Wm  M  ' niehj-i  1^  II  M  :1k  i  m  m  1  f'li  m  .'."������������������.  ''/,*  ''���������>; .*s  J -'*>- L  m  m  ���������' '���������}���������������%  ������������������ m  m  There are 110 mountains in Colorado  whoso peaks rue ovei' 13,000 feet* above tha  ocean level.  m Thc Rival  You    must  or ranger,  that  gician.  know O illustrious  I was born in thecily  of Sliiramn, niy father���������peace to his  ashes!���������being n merchant, whose fair  dealing raised him to a position of high  up such a lively croaking" under the  Jatter's window that'rest was as far  from, his pillow, as. the unbeliever is  from obtaining (he joys ot (he Prophet's  paradise.  From this my uncle went on from  accomplishing one annoyance upon bis  rival to another, until he conceived tho  most villainous pieco of mischief of  all.  Jt was (he night of the sixth full  ii-Kiuii, in Iho 1,0*41)1 h year of I he Ue-  gira, that I set out for tho rose garden of our friend  to  meet Alxurn   as  r ,i     i-������������������....r���������-.r ..ntl    usuiil;  not,   howc.ver, ��������� wii houl   misgiv-  honor in the eyes ot the Governor and   .^  -^  ^  ^^ uppoart.d  (o jje .���������  esteem in that of his fellow-citizens  A!������is! for my prospects, .however, ,In*.  was gathered to tho arms of tlie Prophet when I was but an infant, and  1 passed under the guardianship of an  uncle���������a sage magician of the naino  of Hassan ibn Afzul.  Now, it happened Unit in the samo  city whore we dwelt.^and where my  uncle practiced his exalted profession  there lived another inngician, called  Afzul ibn Hassan, between whom and  my uncle thero existod a rivalry so 1 it-  tor and far reaching in its conse-  ���������-���������uences lhat tho fame of it extended  to the borders of Persia.  - It is said that even among the learned of the Gioaurs protessionitl jealousy  at times leada to strange acts of retaliation ; but, illustrious sir, if can easily bo understood that when tho contending parties for public favor are  powerful magicians what peek** or  trouble they may heap upon each other's head.  During my childhood scarcely a day  passed, but lhat we would suffer from  the effects of some enchantment bo-  Ing directed at our well being, and,  , doubtless, as my uncle had slightly  the advantage in power and knowledge,  of his nrt, the household of Afzul ibn  Ilassan suffered even to a greater extent.  Without entering too minutely into  the details of the situation it will suffice, as an example ot what wo endured, to say that our perfumes wore  often turned into tho vilost of odors,  our food into tho most unpalatable  dishes, our house filled with smoke,  shoes with* scorpions and beds with  cockroaches,  i What my uncle accomplished for Afzul ibn Hassan I do not know; bul  doubtless he was bountifully supplied  with (hose lessor vexations, which  harass the soul beyond the limits of  patience. In general my undo adopted a grave demeanor, as became one  of his learned profession, so that when  his humor bubbled over, like the seething mess In one of his crucibles, then  I judged that Afzul ibn Hassan was  plucking the hairs vout of his beard  and petitioning Allah for vengeance.  At tho time, when I reached my sixteenth year, my undo, considering that  r had m.ade sufficient progress in the  study of astrolgoy, determined to sd-  vance me to tho higher branch ot his  work���������the science ot magic���������when two  events occurred, bearing directly upon  wie another, which changed the whole  course of my life.  In the first place I fell passionately  in love with Ihe most boaufiful o-ron-  tuiro in all' Persia, whose name was  (Uzura, who finally reciprocated my  sentiment, anil who. strangely enough,  was the daughter of my uncle's bitter  rival; and second, my uncle unravelled  the grand secret of night metnmor-  phosiation, or the changing of the  form, of a.creature at sundown, upon  which both Iho magicians had assiduously  labored  for years.  Considering the .relations which existed between Alzura's father arid my  U'ncle, neither of us had dared to make  known our mutual affection, but we  contrived to meet secretly In the rose  garden of a friendly astrologer, who  possesed sufficient power to screen pur  actions. At what'��������� length I could, dilate upon those blissful hours; the  moon, (hat friend of lovers, peeping  ind smiling upon our happiness  through sheltering foliage, tho sweet-  3st flowers perfuming the air upon  nrhich we exchanged vows of unalter-  ible, devotion, our way illuminated by  Those winged insect lanterns of the  Bast, myriads of which flitted in the  "oid   and  clungto evary   branch  and, ....      _ ���������_  twig.    Ah,     what   entrancing     nights | thy   pigheaded     obstinacy   it    will   Tic  wero  those,   to be  terminated   by one   well:  it, not.   then   thou   had.st  better  xuberanl spirits, repeal cdiy stio'ing  bis venerable beard and exclaiming,  " Masliallnli I bul Afzul ibn Hassan  will now lie at m.v tdoor ns a supplicant."  1 entered the garden and quickly  m.-id ! my wry to our place ot nieeling,  but for the firsl tim,e for many moons  Aizura was no! (hero to givo mo greeting. For o while I paced back and  forth, momentarily expecting ber ap-  jxi.'i rn n ce, and then I vou lured to call  her hy name, softly al firsl, aud then  a little louder���������"Aizura, Aizura, Aizura!" but the only response that  came to me wns the plaintive meow of  an ill favored looking, hungry visaged  v������'llr>w pm I I hn I hurl [>er*ii������l r������nl I v followed up and down in my footsteps.  " Hisht !" I at last cried. "Get  thee gone, brute. Away, and fill thy  slornie-h with mice, as from Iho sound  of I hy voice it iiwiist be as hollow as  a drun." Then I hit at it with a  switch, but while eluding my blows  the cat still kept close it hand, ceas-  in*r not its mournful wail.  Then, as I stood tor a moment regarding the creature with no littlo  surprise at the constancy with which  it had attached itself to my person,  tho poor beast raised 'its oyes to mine  with a gazo so full of pathetic meaning that at once tlie conviclion forced itsolf upon my mind lhat ray vindictive uncle had changed the form of  the beautiful Aizura into lhat hideous  bone protruding grimalkin.  " Alas, Alzurn !" I cried. " Surely thy  sweet nature cannot bo embodied in  sucli an ungainly shape. Alas, ulasl"  and taking Ihe poor creature into my  arms,   I wept   bitterly.  Par inLo the nighl I caressed and  soothed my transformed Aizura, st rolling her unkempt coat, so that tho fur  flew into my nostrils; permilling her,  without a protest, to sharpen hor tal  ons in rn.y limbs, so that they were  covered with scratches, and allowing  her lo crawl ill over mo, for which T  suffered torments on account of Iho  parasites with which my uncle had  not omitted to provide hor nlenlifully.  Tn deep grief I finally parted from  my enchanted lady, detormined, however, to lay tho whole case before my  uncle on the morrow, and entreat him,  wilh ail the eloquence of a desperate  lover, to withdraw the spell from" one  who was corrniletely innocent of any  share in her father's offence.  This inlenlion I sought the earliest  opportunity to carry out, but if I anticipated any sympathy or deviation  in his cruel purpose I was quickly undeceived. When I made known to him  my passion for his rival's daughter,  and that we had already exchanged  vows of fidelity bis disf ross and subsequent rage were fearful to behold.  First of all, he charged me with lhe  basest ingratitude, pointing out tha  when he took me under his protection  as an orphan little did ho imagine that  I would grow up to make common  cause   with   his  enemy.  rt* wis of no avail that I tried, to argue the injustice of holding Alzure responsible for her father's actions. At  the mere mention of Afzul ibn Hassan's name my uncle's countenance bo-  cimo distorted with fury as he shouted at me, "Choose, thou cobra that I  have laken into ray bosom, between  Hassan ibn Afzul, thy benefactor, nnd  Afzul ibn  Hassan, my enemy."  I truthfully answered thai 1 naturally preferred: to choose the one from  whom I had received so much kindness and from whom I anticipated no  harm'.   "  "Then thou wilt swear by<; the holy  Kaaba," said he sternly," "never more  to speak, or by sign communicate, with  that jade of Afzul ibn Hassan's whom;  thou._ callest  Aizura."  "Sir," I protested, with such calmness and decision, as I'was able to  summon to command,; "'.that >I cannot  do. for she is no jade, but verily tho  light of my existence."     ' ;'  ��������� My undo threw back his luwid and  laughed, derisively," Light of thy existence, forsooth I" he cried. "Thou  shale, in truth, make fuel for her existence, if thou dost not pay heed to  my   word.   "Look  you,   boy,"   and   lie  san might have discovered an anlidoto  to my uncle's spell and thus preserved his daughter from the hateful  change.  But alas 1 no sooner had I arrived at  our, place ot meeting than I was welcomed, by the same plain! ivo " Meow,"  and, with tail erecL, Aizura trotted  out  from   under  a bush.  At flint moment, I remember, I been mo ronscious nf a curious shrinking  sons-it ion throughout my limbs. Smaller and smaller I seemed lo becoino,  while each instant Aizura appeared to  girow larger and larger' until sho verily looked to be a monster Iho sizo  of a house. Then an awful terror Hei stud my bones, and making ono desperate spring, I scuttled away on four  little legs to a small crevice in tho  garden wall, where I endeavored to  hide myself in iis furlherest. recess.  Though I realized it not at tho lime,  my inhuman undo hnd, in the furtherance ot his animosity, changed me  inloa mouse, so that I might become a  supper instead of a husband for the  fami.shed Aizura.  Of the full horror of lhat night I  am unable to find words lo fittingly  describe I lie situation. Conceive yourself, O illustrious one, cramped nt lhe  inner extremity of a small hole, with  two enormous green eyes, nppenring  as the size of two full moons, glaring  in with hungry watchfulness. Imagine, if you are ible, Iho hot breath of.  n terrible monster, every now and  I hen filling the liny retreat, and a  seemingly gigantic paw at intervals  thrust within almost a hair's breadth  of your shivering form, in strenuous  endeavor  to  hook you  out.  Such was my, position for seven unending hours���������ho'ii.s (hat seemed liko  seven decades. Toward morning my  senses must have become so slupefied  with terror that I lost consciousness,  until I suddenly found Ibat daylight  had come, that f had resumed my original form and that Aizura waa nowhere  to  be seen.  I paused, regarding m.v surroundings as a man that has awakened from  a horrible dream. Then, as the reality ot it all w.as made plain, and a  mighty dread of becoming the toy of  Alzura's piw3took possession of my  being, I turned lo flee by the first  road from my uncle's vengeance, when  I encountered out friendly astrologer  of  the  garden.  "Whither in such haste?" ho asked,  accosting me in  a kindly  tone.  I told him briefly of my experience  of the previous night, saying that no  consideration would induce mo to  din nee a repetition. "Farewell!" I  cried, "arid may Allah protect you, I  desire io make all haste to a placo se-  cuire from my uncle's malicious influence.  " Stay," said he, " You will not suffer a repetition of the last night's enchant men t, for I oan see that Afzul  ibn Hassan is even now successfully  working a spell to counteract your itn-  p|������>'s dfsiirnR. In *iriy ense, I will givo  you a talisman1 lo render you proof  against his charm." and he handed me  a dark, transparent stone, upon which  was engraved a verse from tho Koran"  " I have given Alzirre a. similar charm  to protect  her also," he concluded.  I thanked him profusely, and, feeling  assured by his assertion that the stone  would protect us both from further  misfortune, awaited without fpar tho  events of the night to come. Now it  happened that Afzul ibn na-ssan. working upon tin1 same problem, which my  uncle bad solved, himself that day discovered the secret of night metamorphosis and resolved lo change my undo into a rat at the s-ime time that  my undo determined to transform his  rival inlo an animal of the samo species, so I hat when night fell bo! h ma'gi-  cians found themselves suddenly confronting each other in the shapes of  two vermin with all their hatred  retained.  Apparently a mutual recognition  took place simultaneously, and, (heir  brute instincts gaining lhe mastery  over their cunningaiid discretion, they  at once set upon each other with a  fury born of years of jealousy and recrimination.       ..;      ��������� L  ,Ah, Allah! how, those beasts foguht I  With .their .sharp teeth they tore be  flesh from, oncli other's bones, thev  squealed in their rage and fixed their  jaws, in each other's throats, until, in  a"-short space, the-lives of both wore  exterminated.v '  Why dilate further? .Tho story is finished, Abiurn. when, her grief for her  father's death had "subsided -and the  required period-'of mourning undergone, yielded to my entreaties, to permit me to fill his place as her protector.; Iestablished-mysell* in a business  in the principal bazaar of Shirazan,  where wo together enjoyed many years  1 A Oonvicf's Dress I  A. T.aily Entoi-talnod Him Unawarea,  bat Did Not Cure to Visit: iliin  aud Wm XVito Aftorvmri.  BY B. P. CKESSWELIi,  Copyright,, 1809, by Beatrice F. Cresswcli.  Si  &;T-;tf'i'.%-i^^  'placed   a five   minute   timeglass   upon j'0,1" ������**eat happiness and prosperity, be  the ���������table  between  us,  "If  before the I'"P" often   visited  by  the  friendly as-  snnd  last  runout thou  hast ��������� change-' I trologer  who  had  assisted  us   to (hnt  end.  t>f .a most fearful description !  Such being out position, it itniy be  assumed that I strove my best to bring  about   a good   understanding  between  gel thee with all  speed out of the land  of Shirazan."  "Sir," said I, respectfully, but with  determination,  "m.v  choice is  already  my uncle and his rival, pointing out,! made, f thank you for nil your past  In'so fax as I was able, how his repu-j goodness, for which I shall ever rotation-for generosity would bo great-! p���������in 'ffraletui, but to renounce Aizura  ly enhanced by permitting Afzul ibiij1'*"* out. of'the question."  Hassan to share in the benefits of his I My\ uncle gazed at mo inquiringly  discovery, rather than by using it sole-i for n moment, as it he yet doubled  ly as  a-weapon  to do   the-latter fur  ther injury.  At the inure suggestion my undo was  in turn convulsed with'laughter, and  enraged almost to the point of a paroxysm: of  mn*dness.  " By the beard of the Prophet," he  Bxclaimed, "that is too' good a joke I  Indeed, thou art a simple youth , to  suppose that I will endow with the  prand secrot one who, on account of  the similarity of our names, trades on  my reputation and entices away good  fiaying  clients."  Then he swore with deep and fearful  maths that ACzul ibn Hassan should  realize tho full penalty of having called him a cheap and pitiful trickster.  He would qninkly prove to the world  V.hich of the two was tho greater mag-  einm    ��������� :  So  lie   commen<-ed  by   transforming j  ! my resolution, then replied :���������" Lis!en.  T will yet give thee until sundown to  repent of thy purpose, when; if thou  still persistest to thlwart m.v will, look  to thy-safety boy, or 1 may remember  thee in  a manner of'which   thou dosl;  not-even droara." Then, Hvith amotion! BOEltS GOOD FISH GRMKN.  of .his  hand,  he  waved   me  from    his!      The     Boer  is   no  mean    fisherman,  .presence. { Given   n  pipe  and   a g-r.ndly  supply   of  Wtir  H'B  DIDN'T GO.  At a Scottish fair a farmer was I Tying- to engage a lad to assist' on the  farm, but would not finish/ the bargain until he brought a character  from \  ihe   laKt   place; eo   he said;  '   Kurt and get it and  meet me al 'the  cro".-;-roads at four o'clock.  The  youth  wa.s there vn good' time',  n.nd   the  farmer paid:  Well,  have  you  got.  your character  with, you?  Nit-., replied   tin; yen il),  hut I've got  yours, and   I'm . no' cornin*.  Much depressed in spirits I left my  uncle's house, determined nevertheless  that; come what ill fate might I would  remrvin faithful to Aizura.  During the remainder of that day  I wandered without purpose .up nhd  down the bazaars, so preoccupied with  the dismal outlook that I passed by-  friends and acquaintances without returning their salutations and stared  aimlessly at objects which loft no imprint  upon  my mind.  So  toward  evening I took   my   way  elamution escaped me.   The man turned  his fi'voriie weed he will sit for hours j-round nnd saw die There.   Never have I  I thought rny cousiu. Acuie Kigwell.  would have made me more welcome when  I came to stay wilh her nt her Dartmoor  farm. I hud'been ill; change of air was  recommended, so I offered myself to my  cousin, in that fashionable manner, as a  "paying guest," and I must admit lhat  after a long, hilly drive to Brack wort by  I thought she surely would be glad of society iu so isolated a spot.  But her welcome was not of the hearty  kind 1 expected from a west country  woman. She greeted me without enthusiasm. I observed that we were almost  strangers to one another, and she iiiudo  no professions of wishing we might be  better nciiuainted.  "You'll find us very dull and lonely  here, Florrie," she snid. "You won't want  to stay long."  During the days that followed she often  asked me if I were not getting tired of  the place, in a style suggesting that she  would not bo sorry if I left. One morning she observed to me: "I am expecting  n visitor here, Florrie. Ho may come any  day, I'm not sure of a particular time. It  ���������it is a gentleman who is coming to see  the farm. Y'ou know 1 am selling the  place.   I intend goiiiK to Ameiica."  It was the first time I had heard of any  of her plans, and I observed with what  difficulty she now spoke of theui.  One morning"; a few days afterward,  she said she must drive into the town for  business and would be absent all dny. I  might be lonely, added she. Would I not  come with her?    ,  "Oh, I've plenty to amuse myself with,"  I answered. "I shan't feel dull, and who  knows?���������your possible purchaser may  turn' up, and I can show him the farm.  What's his name, in ease he should turn  up?" said I, just to teaso her.  "His name? Hartlnnd," she answered,  in a suppressed tone,  I watched her drive away, our maid  beside her. Eliza could not understand  I was staying at home for my own pleasure and tried lo cater for my amusement  before she left.  "One o' they convicts from Prince's  Town's escaped," she said to mo, when  Annie was out of the way. " 'Tin nil  here in the paper. I'll leave It for you to  read, since you're not able to come with  us, Miss Florrie."  She thrust a dirty local pnper, some  two days old, into my hand, and then  ran after Annie, who was calling her.  After they loft I read the account of  the convict's escape with no particular  interest. It was written in a Kvn������atiouaI  style, giving a graphic description of  the man, Jim Phipps, who was under  sentence of 25 years for manslaughter  under such doubtful cireiiuistances that  it seemed almost like murder.  Later iu the morning some one opened  the gate. I saw a tall, /rood looking man,  clean shaved, wilh something iu his appearance that sag-jested an actor���������I knew  not why���������carryinR a knapsack over his  shoulders.  "Miss Bigwell at home?" he asked,  when I opened the door.  "No. My cousin has ���������roue to Ashburton  and won't be home tiil late." Then suddenly remembering who this mti<=l be, I  added, "Aro you not Mr. Ilartland? We  vcorc expecting you. My cousin was so  sure yon would not come while she was  nway.   But I can show yon the farm."  I offered to dispose of his l-uapi,uck, but  ho would not part with it. All my Importunities only served to make him slip if  from his shoulders, lay it on the table  and lean one. elbow on it, while, he ate  the luncheon I had prepared for him.  Had Dartmoor the effect of making'people, taciturn? thought I.  "I'm sure'you must be busy," he presently said. "Don't let mo hinder you^  I'll take a wail; round the fnim and have  .n look nt the place'."  Evidently he did not care for, uiy society. 1 reflected. He was very willing to  .leave me. Some men would have invited  me for a stroll,: or have staid to entertain-rue since he kuew I was-alone. Mr.  Hnrtland'.H behavior did not prepossess  nie in his '.favor.  1 finished some letters, made some domestic preparations and then thought of  looking for my truest.  Out of the back door I 'glanced over  the moor, where no tree or obxl ruction  hindered the view for miles. I saw Mr.  Hai'tland about a quarter of a mile from  the house, . whore' a brawling, st renin'  dashed down the hill. But whnt wr,s he  doing? Evideutly lie had found a spado,  for he seemed to be difrginK a biir pit  where the soil near the stream wns soft  and deep. What nn extrnordlmii-y 'performance!  .���������I. crept up to him, step by step, my  fontfall!- uiukliiK no sound on the soft  turf. He ueither heard nor saw my ap-  pi-oneh.  The inseparable knapsack was besido  hini open, and it did not tnke long to discover that Mr. Hai'tland was biiryln.-r  something. It wns a convict's dress! Thc.  stranger was no.'man of business,, but nn  escaped criminal!  In nn iustant I remembered the newspaper description. ���������Jim-Phipps was tall,  of''.gentlemanly nppearmice aiid a mnn  of good   education.    An  ihr-iluiitnrv  ex-  "TnaeetJ. Indeed I will," T cried. "I will  bd.. nyj woid to any one."  "You can help me," he grimly remnrk������  ed.   "Is there no quicklime on the farm?"  "I think so," I replied.  "Then  fetch me some as soon aa you  can."  I returned to the farm yard, found  what wns required nnd brought it in a  basket, lie shook it over the clothes that  he had placed in the pit.  "You understand Unit you have helped  mo?" he said. "If those clothes are  found, you are respoiihible, aud you will  have to answer any inquiries the polico  may mnko." t  Shouldering the spade, he trudged into  the house.  I shall never forget the strange horror  of  thai  afternoon.    I sat pretending to  work; my visitor dozed over a magazino  in tlie back of the parlor.     We made no  attempt to converse.    Now and then ho  looked up, usually when the clock struck.  I  think he found  the time us long ns I  did.    ilis danger w.-ib uot yet passed; ho  must have chafed at the suushbe of tho  long bummer  day.     Wheels  sounded  ou'  thu road at last.  "My cousiu is coming back," said I.  "Well,  you  know  who  I  am,"  replied!  my   companion,   without   moving.     "Oo>  and tell her .Mr. Ilartland is hero."  I  went into the  passage aud told Annie.   She shook, swnwil. cauirht the wall  with her hand.    I o- ..u not comprehend  her agitation.  "Here, und I nwny!" she cried.  "I guessed rightly Unit he might come,"  I  said.     "Do   you   kuow  him   by  sight  Annie?"  "Of course I do."  Then   she  would  know  this  mnn  was  not Ilai-tUnd.    I  wondered   why he had   "  had the audacity to stay.  But Annie had entered the parlor and  greeted the man with three words.  "You are come," she said.  "I have come," he answered, adding-  and I thought he looked bij-nificaully at  me us lie spoke���������"your cdubiu has taken  good care of me."  I don't know what Annie replied.    She  soon   left   the   room,  mid   Mr. 'Hai'tland  followed her.    If he had gone with the intention of murdering her, I hud no power  to   stop   him.     M.v   nerves  were  utterly  shaken.    Whether -.he was gone a long  or short thus I could not sny. but Annia  came back ulone.  "Where's Mr. Hartland?" I said.  "He left," >-lie carelobsly replied.  The overstrain  was too much for me  and I burst into tears.  "It has been so lonely," I sobbed lu excuse, "and I don't like strangers."  Annie was very kind���������kinder thun I  had yet known her���������and when I went to  bed she came and brought me mulled  cider. I drank the stuff, but I did not  like it. It tasted funny, nnd. though I  slept, it wns with feverish dreams, nnd  presently I nwoke hot nnd restless and  could sleep nn more.  A farmhouse stirs early, but the sounda  that morning seemed enrlicr than usual.  I rose and looked out of my window. It  was neither dark nor dnwu, and on tho  road below stood a cart nnd hotho.  Two people left the farm. I watched"  them get into the cmt aud drive away.  They wove Annie nnd Mr. Hnrtlund:  More than 18 months after I had left  Brackworlhy I I,paid fiom my cousin  Annie, then in Aim-rica: ���������  ' Dear Florrie���������I nml mv liusband f������l tl.jt vm  owe -on some c-c-tlsnaUou tor an affair you cannot haie foieol'.eii Thu man whoso convict  cloth;i you helped to bury u.ij my liusl'aril.  Jt\--er mind about liK eo culh-d crime. In m/  cyes he is innocent, for newi was a niRn killed  who deserved dr.ilh more thun lie who met hij  dejth at inr hutbund's hand,. When I knew  Jim's Eo'ilence, I took Hrsc*LWoithy Urm on purpose, If potable, to help him. Our miirrlaire lia-  ing iccret, I was the bettor able to do this. Other  clothes were placed where Jim could Hud ilium  on His moor, a hiding; pl.ice pro-died at Uruck-  wonliy whenever he khoulJ be able tn u;et thrre.  Tlie reft -on kuow. I'nrdon ray Inlioipitality. 1  had no tliourlus while jou were aith me ul\c lot  Jim. Pra) touive him al������o the fn.rht ho cuum-d  you. It v as necessary for his safety ro intirmJ.-te  yon Into silence. Come and ice us here, wlier*  we are sale and happy, und we''will promise you':  a warm welcome.  I was:glad to learn the truth of that  trying .experience, but 1 have not eared  to avail myself of Cousin Aifnie's invitation.  nnglin-r. Very line ' .'port, indeed,  may he bad in ;my of the streams  no,r'h  of the  Orange  River. '  >11  Afzul   Ibn  Hassan's  chickens  each   in   the   direction  of   tho   rose  g-nrdon,  light into enormous froga, that kept I faintly    hoping;    that   Afzul   ibn   Haa-  TOU'O  PO THE SAME.  Al   8 p.ra..   the gn.-lif-htVi  gleam  Reveals   young- .CboMj   Smart,  Ile'si c-alti,ng  on  his  lady lair���������<  They sit    this   far    apart.>  seen anything like the expression of his  face.  ''What-brought you here?" he fiercely  cried, seizing me by the wrist.  "1 en me to see���������to see"��������� I Rasped.    .  "What I wan doing. Fatal curiosity,  of course. The curse of mother Eve is  on nil you women."  Wns it fatal curiosity? Would he murder, me nud bury me with the-clothes?  I  "^Z^^l^tiiT ,U,!,t' UlCy ' JWUJ you hold ^ tongue?"  a* de- (  Sleeping- Kis Lire Anay.  "There goes the haf'picKt man in tho  borough," snid a Norristown barber,  pointing out of the window to a iittie,  elderly man, dressed giiyly, who walked  with his eyes lixed co'ttiplnceutly on Ida  new but old fashioned yellow nhoes.  "That fellow,"'.-continued' tin; -barber,'  "became rich suddenly, alter a life of  hard, uninterrupted work. Now that h������r  has money, he knows of nothing better  to do than sleep. He sleeps nil lhe time,  and it is ruining his health, lu ihe morning he comes down to bri'itkfnsr nt. Iiis  bnarding house, mcises. with the food a  little, and thou, a.s soon us his bed is  made, skales up stutrs' for n snooze. ' At  dinncivha tries hard'to cat, but his appetite Is bad. He plnys with his food and  blows to the olhf.r boarders about Ilia  fine naps he lakes while they arci working hard, am! if tln;y pretend to be i-n-  vlous he nhows that he is delighted. Of  course he sleeps all the nl'ternoori, but nt  night, although he denies,.this, it Is well  known that he rests poorly.  "1 suppose It is better it you are rich  to rnin your health by sleeping (oo much  rather than by drinking or dissipating in  the other ways, but just to sleep seems  to me a foolish thing to do, because when  you sleep all the time you might us well  bo dead.'-  "WronK'eci.  "You bust excuse he this cvedig, Bisfi  Bil.ligadi." said Mr. Addleth-yaite, "If "by  speech is a little thick, for I have a terrible cold id by head."  :T   see  you  have."   Miss Millig.in ro-  .plied;   ������������������and' that   reminds   mo   that   you  ought by all moans to cail on .Sue Dailiiig--  ton while you are in your  present  condi  tion.'-  '���������Why so, Biss Billirradf" ���������  "She told mo the other day that she war  sure you had nothing in your head. Now  you can prove thut sho mnde a mistake."  ���������Cleveland Lender.  i������:.'  ITV  ���������*"     *--      ...!      M S-3������*aii-r������*^'*t"^vf������^^Ni***������^������������*  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH  17,-1906:  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.:  ;      Considerable height'��������� is   coming   in  from various points.' '!'.'" ���������������������������','���������'���������"  The frosty tiightsof   tho past Week  "���������;' have developed'a, litilecurliny.  ,'" The big. slides   aire now nearly   nil  down for -the season, -with  the  exoep-  ,,; tion of tbe'mitiii Noble Five. ������������������'.'.  Mr.' .Nash desires to thank thu public,  through The Review, for their many  ���������   .''murks of kindness,to himself and wife  in their serious troubles.   *'      .;  . ' The. Britisliyesidents of  Buffalo, N:  '.,   Y., sent ii clrj-.lt. for .������23-1 to London,',1'or  the' relief  .fund.:'. Several   American  '.";-. sympathisers wore contributor;-.   .... ���������  . All of tlioso injured in the land;slide  .,;  of Sun day are recovering very rapidly.  ;: Mrs: Nash,  though sorely bruised  and  -���������.shaken up, is said   to be quite out of  -v.danger.������������������;:...;>(- /.,''.,'*.-' ,:'.,',  /'���������*���������;���������; .Dk. Low's, Worm.'Syrup/is. pleasant  '/-.���������' to take, always .effectual;' and as it car-  ���������'.-���������: ries its own cathartic there is ho ueetl  of giving Castor.Oil... or any purgative  . ; afterwards.'..; :������������������"','.'������������������;������������������  .'.' 'How will the people of Rossland take  ���������.���������'/it to have Smith-Curtis forced oil them  , by Martin,.as a representative, without  .',���������; ever being consulted in any way, shape  '-.-'or maryfer.^. *'-���������.:.".... ������������������������������������''.-''������������������'������������������   . ���������:-,'/���������  :/./ The. hospital aid ball .given by the  ������������������',- Miher-'s,Union, which took place last  V night,after;.,we; went to press,; was, we  ���������;'   feel safe in saying, .well 'attended and a  ,   pleasant ulfair.-  ������������������.:'/''///���������'/,'"���������//  '/.���������������������������  ������������������"'���������:''������������������Some fool circulated"the false report  :. on Monday that a'man was lost in the  ���������/-���������'. Sunshine slide.;  Enough accidents'will'  --always.occur in tlie safest places without manufacturing them. ������������������*''���������  .:���������,..: Aid.. Crawford received the sad'in-  '���������'/' ...telligence 'on    Wednesday'   that   his  brother, a farmer living near Partial I,  ,;   Ont.,  -rras killed by being struck by a  snow plow on a, railway train.  ;   For coughs of young or   coughs  of  .-old,  Wood's Norway Fine Syrup is the  ���������;   best remedy  sold. .-For   cold   in   the  '.'.���������. head or cold-in the chest,' there's noth-  'inglike it, it beats ail the rest.   ���������'.  . Smith-Curtis,   'iMnrtin's    ministerial  .brother-in-law, says, that  Martiii's delay in completing his cabinet is owing  .to his desire 'to Iprm a  strong go vern-  ���������''.;, iiieut.   Jf Be --had.said rank,'.tie-would'  have hit the l-iaii ������n the head.  It Will Do Ypn Good.���������A blood pur-.  lfier and tissue builder is Karl's Clover-  Boot Tea.   Sold for. half.a century on  our guarantee.   Money refunded if re-  .-.   suits are not. satisfactory.,  Price : 25c.  , and ,5Uc.     Sold: at   McQueen's   Drug  ���������' .-Store..j..-.,; .;'..".';'���������.';  " ���������"��������� The K. & S. on Saturday, after boring  its way through a  big slide   near Mc-  , Guigan, was locked   in   at Sandon by  ���������other slides tillMonday afternoon,when  '-..the big.rotary made tlie relief.. It had  -. another tuBste,  however, on the Cody  , ,'.��������� branch, where the Madison hud a. great  spread prepared.  : We have on file for reference by our  reauers the latest price circular of the  McMilan Fur& Wool Co., Minneapolis,  Minn'., dated March 3rd. Tneir advertisement will be found in another  column, and we take/pleasure in recommending any parties who have  goods in'their line to ship to them.,  Five Things.���������The; five, diseases for  which Shiloh's Consumption Cure is  especially recommended are coughs,  colds, whooping cough, croup and con-  -surnption. No medicine ever made by  ��������� man is equal to it in any respect. Sold  under a positive guarantee. Money  back if. it fails. 25c, 50c. and S1.00 a  bottle., Sold by McQueen's the Druggist.'   ,-"  We are informed we were in error in  saying that Chas. McNeil was rescued  from the Noble Five slide by the employes who dug out the bodies of Mc-  Earlane/and Sheppard. The information is'that in the whirling ol the slide,  McNeil was thrown near the surface  , and got out himself, giving the alarm  of the fate of his comrades. All three  saw the slide coming before it struck  them, but they had not time to escape  the swift destroyer.  Tlie Liberal-Conservatives of Sandon  held a.meeting last Tuesday evening,  and they decided to send no delegates  to the Nelson convention on the lGth.  They evidently believe in letting each  constituency do ns it thinks best: Tlie  meeting by a vote of two to one de-  cided to not introduce Federal party  lines in tho coming contest. Wo think  this is wise. The idea should be to  down Martin, aiid it would be, foolish  to antagonise the many Liberal votes  that will go against Martin if party  lines are not held over their heads.  Sink.Martin, and then come on , with  respectable men on both sides, is' our  view of the matter.  The   Nelson   Minstrels,   who   cam 01  , here Tuesday night to raise money for,  the "Patriotic Fund,"   did not, have a  bumper.house,   taking in some 15*40,  a  sum considerably less  than their expenses.   Would it not have been better  if the people who gave their  ������10 for  ' cigars for the Nelson "white niggers"  had handed the amount into the bank  direct,   where  the whole sum   would  have gone to relieve the sufferers lrom  the war.   'Even though the  boys did  not make much out of their venture,  they  at least learned   that there is a  place called Sandon, a lesson in geography they  can take home to their  townspeople and lay at the doors of the  curlers.    VVhen Sandon contributes  to  the "Fund" she will do it locally, and  that right royally.  It, is now all anxiety as to what the  summer's business will be.  It. H. Trumaii will be in S'mdon  Wednesday, March 21st, for,, a three  .weeks' stay. Studio opposite C. P. R.  depot.;     ������������������"'  ���������>/���������'���������,-    / . . ...;  The Dviiver, the Klondike and the  Central hotels are now running in lull  force, and tho Filbert will be in shape  for business in its entirety in a few  days. -   '-       -.* ;.;:.' ''".  ��������� If any one offers you a cheap imitation of< or' substi tiite lor Dr. Fowler's  Extract of. Wild Strawberry, refuse it.  Many oi': these cheaply prepared ^Diarrhoea remedies are highly dangerous  and should be avoided.  , Osb'iirno. Matheson, of Newcnstle, Ni  B., is likely to win a Victoria Cross.  He was the first of the Canadians to  enter the Boer laager at Paarderberg  but was /���������.���������Founded in the fray. ;<���������  ; With their usual open-heartedness  our citizens, unsolicited, have contributed to the immediate relief of some of  the-homeless. ones' from Sunday's dis-  ���������aster. We understand too that a purse  was made up by the miners and others  for Mrs: Sheppard.. ;, /;   ,.'. '"���������'-  Look-at Your Face��������� And "see if.it is  reflecting/ health 'or disease. ��������� Karl's  Clover Root Tea beautifies the face and,  complexion, aud assures perfect health.;  All druggists, 25c. and'50c:' Money re-'-'  funded if results are: hot satisfactory.  Soldat-McQueen's Drug Store.   ...  The,pie and' pound social given' by  the,.'. Ladies' ' Aid of ttie Preabyteriaii  church'; oil, Thursday, evening, _ though,  not!largely attended, Vvas. quite .successful', both' socially ��������� and .financially,;,  the latter largely 'because: the;doorkeepers '. were expert inspectors- 61  weiglits>.aiid.��������������������������� measures'., '.'. -About . ������35  were realized.  ,:,..,'., -       ���������*������������������'..-.-  Are You -..Married'���������To tlie old-time  belief that consumption is incurable?  If so, you are wedded ' to a mistaken  notion. Shiloh's Coughand Consumption Cure has overcome many a-serious  case, and it never fails when taken in  the early stages. One bottle will prove  more to you than ,a whole column'of  argument. Try it. .Every bottle guaranteed. 25 cts, 5o-cts. and ������1.00, Sold  by McQueen the Druggist; ,/  LIMITED.  PJSTERPGROUQH, QNT7IRI0,,  CANADA.  *tf-W*i-������i'^S'M5������$-p#i������������������*!ffffl  At Sandon, Rossland, Kelson, Kas!o: Pilot-Bay and Three Forks.  ;      "; / -     Sandon. : Slocan Gity...^--:V'\;-'V>--;v.:-  Before.   After.  PER SO NAL   MENTION.  R.F.Tblmie, of Victoria,   is in the  city':''/    '; ..., /'. " .��������� ..  Geo. B. McDonald has goue to: Spokane on business.  " Kobt. Irving, of thc K, & S.,   was in  the city yesterday. , .'���������  Aid. Crawford returned Wednesday  froth a trip to Spokane.   ...  Neil and Miss O'Donnel are in from  Silverton'for a lew days. '  Sheriff Tuck and son, of Nelson, were  in town the fore part of the week.  Mining Inspector McGregor made an  official visit to-the camp this week.  Byron N. White came in from Spokane yesterday, which, no doubt, will  mean some move in the affairs at tlie  Star.;:  FOR OVKR Fit*TV YEARS.  Mrs; Winslow's Sootliing Syrup.' lias been  usu'lby millions ol'iiKit.hors lor their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a siclc child,. suderlng  and crying with pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle of'Mrs. Winslo-y's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve the poor little sufferer immediat-  ly. Depend upon It, mothers, tliere is no  mistake about it. Itcures diarrhoea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic, i  soltenstliogums and reduces Inllammatlon,  and gives lone and energy to tho system. '  "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup" lor children  teething is pleasant to the taste and is the  prescription ol one of the oldest and best  female physicians and nurses in tho United  States. Price twenty-live cents; a Lottie.  Sold by' all druggists throughout tho' world.  Besui-eimdaslc lor "Mrs. Wiuslow'sSoothing  Syrup."  JWoefl's; Plibsplioaih������, :  The Great Engli.A Remedy.;'.'���������  Sold and recornz, tsnde<i by all  druggists in Csnnita.  Only reliable medicin*: discovered. 'Six   .... pac7cages f/uaranicecl to ci-re.-all  forms ot Sexual Weakness, nil effects 01 abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, E--cessiv������-u!"e of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulant*!. Mailed o-r receipt:  of price, one package $1, six, $5 One v<tilplease,  sixzoiUcure. Pamphlets free t>> anv vc'.ciross.  Tho "4VooU Company, Wi-    or, Out.  Sold/in Sandon by ������:. J. Donnld������on,-  and the MeO.neen Co., Druggilits.;  ���������":/'������������������;'" FORfRENT.''���������:;���������';/;  : ���������'1 . IlOTIiT^ RECOi��������� 6$ rooms; well furnislied, steam heated  electric lights,hot and .colli wnter.    .  - HOTIIL GOODBNOUGII.���������25 rooms.b'fist'furnishetl liotel  .in the Kootci\ay-5, stc'int huateti; electric lights,'will remodel to  "suit tenant.  ���������'.,���������������������������.*''.: .'���������..'  " ; GOODIiXOUGH STORl���������������34 x 70, with'cellnr same .size, ���������  steam heated, electric lights.   . "      ���������   .*  ' SANOO.N STHAM LAUXpKV.���������Tn first-class rimniiiff  order, linn I'elton wheel fur power, and can.be1 run at itiorler.  ate expense.    Rent cheap.  STORKS AND 01TI-ICES.���������In thc Hank building,, water,  steam heat and electric lights. * .;.  OX It STOUH. ��������� hi the" Virginia block, large plate 'glass  front, including water and. steam heat.   .;���������  OITlTICl;S.���������In Virginia block, $15 per, month', including  water, steam lieat ;md electric lights.  OXIt STAilLTt.���������I7or is horses, 2 story.'   Cheap.  THIt QUiiltS L.ODGIXG IIOUSI-.--3 Miiall stores, aiul  living rooms ou second story.    Cheap.  SHVEX FIUST-CI-ASS UIVIXG I<00MS���������.Second  story, opposite Clifton houstf, electricjights.  TWO STORY IlUlLniNG.���������Next door to above, 2 small  stores-anil living rooms on second Hoot*.  TIRST-CLASS PLUMIUNG - SHOP.���������Including ?2,50o  stock of tools and ilttin'gs, andgubd-wiil. of,the Waterworks Co.  aud business;  riRIMMiOOF Cl-tl-r.AR.���������Opposite Kootenay hotel: . .  '��������� ���������.    FIRST-CLASS.TWO STORY yARX.-jo x So. '    '  ,   ON'Ii COTTAGIt.���������4 rooms,,next 'door west of cumirjuc,  $10 per month.     .,      ,.���������;���������- ''...'���������,: <���������  Se-icrnl other���������.cbttaga*; mid buildings furnished and 1111-  urnished.'.to renr, or sell/or will build to'suit tenants.  ���������"Apply-to J.. .11. HARRIS,. Virginia block Sandon1, I). C.  CERTIFICflTES OF IMPROVEMENTS  '" NOTICE. ..  v......     '.- ',���������/'.'.'������������������  Iillv  Mineral" Claim, sltmito-in the Slocan  ���������   '-"Mining division  of West Kootenay district.   Where located:   North  Fork .Curl-enter creek. ..  Take notice that I, William A.Bauer, nctins  as lucent for'John ��������� jVla'cQuillau,' Free Winer's  Certilifiitte No.  U" I7H5I,  intend,; sixty days'  from the date liereol",   to apply to tho Mining'  Recorder lor a Certificate ol Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claim.  And further talcenotlce that action, .under  Sections?, must be commenced belore the  Issuanceo! such Cortrflcutoof Improvements.  Dated this Sth day ol February, 1000.  WILLIAM A. BAUKU, P.L.-S.. ���������  Couldn'*  with  sleep at nigrht  the torture.  Eczema, or Salt Rheum as it Is  often called, is-oiic of the most  ag-onizing- of skin diseases, nothing  but torture during thc day and twofold torture at night. -  But there's a remedy permanently  cures the worst kind of Eczema���������  relieves the itching, burning* and  smarting- and soon leaves the skin  smooth and healthy.  It is Burdock Blood Bitters.  Mrs. Welch, Gi-eenbank, Ont.,  tried it and here is what she says:  "B.B.B. cured mo of I!c"erria three years  ag-o and J have had no return of it nines.  I was so bad that I could not sleep at night  with it.  " Being- told of B.B.B. I tried it, and two  bottlo'S made apcrfectandnermanentcure."  RHEUMATISM  Ia completely driven from the syatem  by Milburn's Kheumatic Pills. They  give relief from the pain, limber up  the stiff joints and cure when other  methods of treatment fail.  /   , -NOTICK. ��������� ,   ; : .'J'���������     "<  Ferry No, 2 Mineral  Claim, situate In  the  Slocan Mining division  of West Kootenay- district. '   Where  located:    Wilson  creek. .  Take notice' that 1. William A. Baunr. acting as agent for Slocan  Lake.Mining Corn-  pan,, Limited'. Vroa Miner's Certificate So.  B  170S5,   intend,  sixty   days from   tho (Into  liereol, lo apply to the Mining Uecorder fura  Cerlificiiteol Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining  a Crown   Grant on  (lie above  claim.  And further take notice that action, tindev  Section 37, must be commenced before tlio  Is-uanoe of such Certificate ol'Imp-.-ovemoiits.  Dated this 18th day of'.Ianuary. 1!1U0.  WILLIAM A.HAUK11, P. L. S.       -  ...-.��������� .voTici":.  Reliance, <" entle Annie. Bessie. Anchor, Century *"*������������������. ction and Klaghar Kraction Mineral CI.-, ins siruale in the Slocan Mining  dlvlsio,- of" Wet Kootenay district.  'Where located: About throe-'iuartei's ol  a milo. north of Bear L.nkp. ,   ,.  Take notice that I.W.H.llrowi'.v, FiveMiner's  Certificate No. I! laSBS, Intend, sixty days lrom  the date hereof, to apply to the .Mining  Recorder lor-Certlilfales of Improvements,  lor thepurposi-ofobtalning a Crown Grunt  of each oflhe above claims.  And.fiirther lake nol.lco that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced belore the  issuance ol such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this llth day of January,, I'.IOO.  W, S. DltKWUV.  NOTICK.  Kste'.la,  Betsy   Boss,   Lost Tiger  ami   Link'  ������������������'ruction "Mineral Claims, situate in tlio  .   Slocan Mining division ol WestKootonny  district.       Whore   located:      On   Silver  mountain.  Take notice that I, W. S. llrcwry, acting as  agent lor Herman clever. Free Miner's Certificate No. B ISSS70, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the "-lining Recorder  jor Certificates  of  Improvements,    lor  the  purposcr-'l obtaining a Crown Grant oi each  ol the above claims.  And luilhor lake notice that action, under  Section 37, must, bo.commenced  bolore  (lie  Issuance  of such   Certificates   of  Improvements.  Dated this fltli day of March, 1900.  !'   ���������'   , \V. S. DRBWRY.  NOTICE.    ,  Merrimac Mineral Claim,  situate ln the Slocan Mining division of-West-.Koot.tnay  district.      Where   located:      On   Silver  mountain,   adjoining' tlio   Marion  and  Convention Claims.  Take notlcu that I, W.S. Drowry, acting us  agent for Geo. D. Long, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 13II57, find A. C; Allan, Free Miner's  Certificate  No. B   13S13,  intend,   sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate ot Improvements,  lor the purpose ol obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above cl.il m.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commencd before the  issuance ol such Certificate ol Improvements.  Dated this 12th day ol February.  W. S. DREWRY.  jfl'LTiri LObQE,  NO. 29;  .. A. P. AND A. lit. .-,  Regular Communl-  ��������� cation of the lodge.  Meets 1st Th ursdny  in each month at  S p. m.:. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited.  THOS. brown;  Sec'y.. :���������  .Established in'"1S92;  Jobbers nnd Ttetiulers in  -"'���������X.'--Rails, and Track Iron,     '     ' -i .*���������;  'Crow's Nest Coal,/ ���������'/-'", "������������������.;;;.v-l;'  ,,-Bar and Sh������et Iron, , ,.': ;':.  Jessop & Canton Steelcfor, Hand and:  Machine'Ddlls,'   l  '- ' '- ./"���������";��������� '}'.-  Powder, Caps,:Euse,/:/      .' !., v;  .Iroii'Pipe.aniiFittings,,   .:���������'������������������������������������    ���������:'/..'  .Oils, Waste, Etc.,-. .,;���������;:   ,'--\���������-���������-ip^-.  Mine or Mill Supplies'of allkifids/-   :  Agents Triiax Automatic Ore Cars."'  Head Onice-  Stores .at  -Nelson B.-C.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C  m .' ''..v.       ;'"... ���������'���������"'������������������'     ���������'������������������.' ��������� ���������'���������'-. ���������"-. ������������������-'"���������;   ������������������  ; WHEN IN'NEED.OF AlGbOD :        '      * .  -Made in the latest  styles, and finest goods,'.-with' the.  best workmanship, try     ,'    ���������..'..:��������� ''./-///       ;,,  Opposite .Hotel Sandon. *  RE&^HOT :ZOm. 6t:WMS: 0^ HIIO,  PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES.  ;���������-.��������� e.a QflriE5?ori,-Agent ;���������;  fdr; Sandon, New Denver,   Silverton.  Anne, jnire, 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, feelinc* assured that  one trial will establish its superiority over all other package Tea. for it's  delightful flavor and reasonable price.       ... ���������'.'' ...::.,,....���������  '���������'.'"������������������������������������.'.',  My blend of Mocha and Java is acknowledged to be the best.  All other lines of pure, clean and fresh Groceries on hand.  ft!  SANDON.  KASLO.  AINSWORTH.  IS DONE EVERYDAY  A T REASONABLE PRICES  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. HoUth, Minneapolis, te  IWWrite for Our Circular and See tho Prices We Pay.**1������]  m  ft? a  1  ���������������������������'tii  ���������w.  ���������:,m  -���������ki'  :    I'.fit'll,  ������������������'W.������  ���������������������������*������*?-II  ':��������� 4f|:-l  ;4���������  }m  'W.  ; '-Hi  ���������   ��������� I'* ^lW  "'���������- 'It f  ���������������������������-ra  W  ���������m  m  m  '#;li  ii  ��������� ^?i'i  -m  .M'ttfi  ���������IB  m  ft'-*.ii  ���������M������m  ��������� ]m't  w  tm  W  m  ���������'i)'Ha  ?-/'*"'S  "IVJ  it:  Hi  v4\  i  h   j1  *   ''J  H   -  41  n  M  ipr" -  L^"������  "A?  i-i-

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