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Mining Review Mar 25, 1899

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 ���������.'/    LW-  ���������  r-\ /K"V  X_,  VOL 2.      NO. 47.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1899  'A,Valuable Property Situated  the Town,"  Hear  Mr. Warner, in charge, has just com-  J pleted a map nnd report on the Madi  son group that are interesting in them  ! selves.   The property lies just south of  1 the Last Chance and the Noble Five,  and is crossed at the lower end  by the  ICody branch of the K. &S. R'y.   It is,  therefore, most conveniently situated  ���������for shipping.     The group consists of  the   Great Eastern, Madison,   Muroen  Fraction and Argenta claims   in  the  order named commencing on the summit.   It is  known to possess the Ar-  igentalead, on which ore of excellent  (quality is already found, and it is confidently believed crossed by  the Last  [Chance  and   Noble Five   leads   froni  (their   strike   on   the   mountain side.  L"he property is owned by J. C. Eaton,  Tlate of  tho Whitewater mine, and is  Jhnder lease by  the   Coin Mining Co  fwith  W. W. Warner, manager.   From  Uic strike of the three leads they can  all be tapped at a good depth   by' a  Ipross-cut tunnel from the K. ifcS. track,  thus making shipping an easy matter,  End at a very moderate cost. The  tvhole property can very readily be  Opened up nnd brought into excellent  Winning shape. ���������  One ear   ol'  ore   has already   been  Ihippcd, the second   is being sacked  gind raw-hided  and a������ the past winter  Jas been spent in development  wor!  ily, everything is   in readiness   for  feavy operations in the early spring  It is confidently expected that large  fcodies of high grade ore will be encountered in the Noble Five and Last'  %ance leads���������as good, at least, as is  jund higher up by tiie mines whence  !hey take their names, which is saying  !great deal. Tims, with such certain-  res of hidden wealth so easily got at,  fie property so easy to work and "ship-  ^rcg so convenient, to say nothing of  ;s proximity to the conveniences ofl  lie city, the Madison ought soon to |  'ink- high among Sainton's "already 'j  idely celebrated properties.  I resulted in  the location of the group  I of claims now owned  by the Cinnabar  Alining Co.   The  formation  in which  the cinnabar occurs  in this section of  the country consists of basaltic   and  dolomitic dykes traversed  by veins of  quartz and calcito in which the ore is  found   in some instances   in   a pure  state, also finely disseminated through  the gangue  associated   with   pyrites  and   other  foreign elements.     these  dykes and deposits have a general direction of N.N. W and S.S.E., through  what appears to be diabase porphyries,  but it is impossible  to determine tho  true nature owing to the. surface decomposition.     To   the   north   of the  company's properties cinnabar is also  found in altered conglomerates on the  Hardy   mountain   and   in   the    fine  grained granites on  the Caledonia; to  the oast   it is found   in line   scarlet  spots.   Associated with  the cinnabar  we also find copper sulphide and carbonates,  and on the Hardy mountain,  as aforementioned,   selenide of  mercury, which inrnriabty carries  a gold  and silver assay.   During my trips in  the ICamloops district last summer I  ���������  discovered a deposit of cinnabar some  l)rei?  15 miles south,  proving the southern   one  exfns'on of the belt, so that,  considering the   Criss creek deposits  to the  north,   we can state that the belt  litis  been   traced for 30 miles.     Notwitn-  standing the fact of the existence  of  large  bodies of  medium  furnace ore  0.5(5 percent, to 2 per cent, and over,  exposed   by the   development of the  Cinnabar Mining Company and other  deposits of high grade   ore   hitherto  untouched, they have not made a success.   It seems a pity that through the  fault, ignorance and gross mismanagement of the concern the whole (list ict  should  be hold  back in its  progress.  ���������Uiout $50,000 has been thrown away  in work and  the erection of a Granza  furnace, tram tvays, etc., and has only  produced  128 Jlasks of quicksilver; of  this   amount   121   was   produced   by  moans of cast iron retorts and seven  flasks by tho Gr.mza furnace.  pii iiniiis.  A 'Monthly  Meeting  to  Be  Held  in Montreal.  Montreal, March 15.���������Messrs. C. J.  McCuaig & Co. received to-day the  regular monthly dividend cheque from  the Payne mine.   The dividend, which  Chalk may be used to advantage on  the brakes of hoisting engines to prevent slipping.  .Rubber belts must, not be greased.  To prevent slipping use boiled linseed  oil and sprinkle a little chalk.  In estimating the quantity of water  required for steam making in boilers,  seven and one-half gallons per hour  per horse power is generally figured  as correct.  To fill holes in castings take one  part gum arabic, one part piaster and  one part iron fi lings am>l mix with 'a  little water.   Some metals expand  FIVE CENTS.  AND MINING.  Silverton  mines   shipped  tons of ore last week.  about 40,  A,big strike on the Wonderful is reported making a very nice showing of  galena.  The Humboldt claim, adjoining the  Vancouver group, will be developed  very soon.  water,   oome metals expand  in  --     ���������*""������i "^������ j cooling   when    alloved     .with    other!  is at theratc ol 1 per cent, per month I������������������>-' ���������       ���������  on the capital of ������2,500,000, will he  | paid to the shareholders to-morrow.  -V/r. Bernard Macdonald, consulting  engineer, of Montroal and London, will  leave for the west shortly to make a  a thorough examination of the Payne  mint, and as soon as  his report, is re-  .������������������  ceived the question of larger dividends.    xu ia u, source, oi tne greatest  satis- fifoup, situated on Colfec creek; also a  will^be  taken up.   The  capital of the  faction to find that our Provincial gov-  controlling interest in the Adirondack  Payne Mining Company, Limited,  tin-1 eminent proposes to insist on assaycrs   which promises well,  dor the re-organization, will be $3,000,-: knowing the business they profess.lt is  1000. in shares hi" rinfi-riniiov .n������t -,1--|���������������������������,ii���������,    ���������*  ,,,, iiiiipri Boston capitalists bought a large  metnls%a lead 75 parts ; antimony 16 7 '������m������ "i tjie ������%"}������t<m mine, near  part=; bismouth 8 3 parts. , Slocan City, for $o0,000.   Jl|>     The Whitewater mine laid off about  100 men for a short time, but will re-  PrOteCtlOn for ASSayerS. ������"'ne work in a few days.    Wm, Hunter,   Silverton,   has   pur-  chased a quarter interest in the Sellers  It is a source,of the greatest  satis- group, situated on Coffee creek; also a  the  An application for a new charter wiil  be made in British Columbia, and it is  expected  that the   new slock  will be  issued in some live or six weeks time.  The directors of the reorganized comp-  anp   will bo   Messrs.   \V. L. Hodge,  a  banker of Anaconda, Montana;  A. W.  McCune,  owner of the   Salt Lake City  street railway system ;  F. L. Sargent,  also of Anaconda; .Jas. Ross, Hon. L.J.  Forget,,   Win. Hanson,  Col. F. O. Hen-  shaw   and   Clarence.J. MoQuaig,   the  last live being the Canadian members  of the  board.    Mr. Hodge wiil likely  be present.  Concentrator Building Operations,  Canadian Group to Be Stocked.  BRITISH  CAPITALISTS  F.wakening to the Resources of Kootenay  for Profitable Investments.  The Ruth Co.  are making arrangements to commence  the construction  .of their tra.ni..-mid coneentr nor at an  early day.     While away,   Mr. RiWet,  made arrangements for the  ueccssarv  material   which .is to be the best  the  market affords.   Mr. T. Mitchell, who  built tho Comstock   and many other  concentrators in this country, has the  contract for this.   Mr. Sandilands, who  has undertaken  the task of removing  the small dwellings In." the way on the  side hill, finds himself in considerable  of a hornet's nest,  but the  work has  got to be done.   As soon as the snow  goes down, work will be  commenced  in dead earnest.  Mr. Hickey says the Minnesota Silver Co. are, for a cirtait-ity, going on  with their tram and concentrator also  in the early spring. On account of the  distance they will have to adopt the  aerial gravity system, like that of the  Last Chance, most probably.  The Congo  Group.  Japtain T.J. Duncan^  manager  of  Dane in Mines, Limited, who  re  Irneii on Tuesday night' from a long  sit to England and Scotland, reports  JfiH interest in   British Columbia  is  Creasing among old country capital  frs.   He was over the greater portion  (;he United Kingdom, and wherever  went he was besoiged with  ques-  Ins as to the mineral resources of tho  fcvinee and the chances for profitable  ���������Vestment.   He anticipates that dur-  the coming summer there will be a  [later amount of British capital in-  ^tod in the mines of Kootenay than - It is reported that a deal has been  any previous year. The extensive completed by which the Congo group,  ���������rations   of the   British American   the   lied mountain   gold property on  [rporation and  the   large dividends   which such rich strikes were made last  d by tha leading Slocan mines have  fall, has changed bunds.  Messrs. Hope  en  the people a confidence in the  and Rammelmeycr have obtained con  ntry, which is sure to bo productive   trol  and will undoubtedly push wor  Igooci results.    During his visit to  in   the early   spring   with the   same  hclon. he attended several meetings  vigor as  thoy   have done during the  J,hq directors of the Duncan Mines, ���������    " "  I, at each the fullest satisfaction .was  The Ontario ct Slocan Mines Development Company, who owns the  Canadian group, between Sandon and  Silverton, will put, their stock on tho  market at once. Tho Company is capitalized for ������-150,000 in one million live  hundivd thousand shares of 30 cents  par value each. Tho treasury consist"  cf 5u'),000ishares ar>e to be put on the  market at'25 cents.  Ttie Canadian Group is spoken of as  an excellent mining proposition on  which., considerable work has been  done. A good strike was made on this  ground a,short,time ago, as reported  in these columns. Silverton parties  tiro largely interested in this property  ���������Silvertonian.  The Enterprise Deal.  depends lor its very  lite   more  upon its mines than on anything else,  both prospectors  and smelters  ought  to have some safe-guard  so that they  shall not be injured by wilful or ignorant, false statements as to the value of  their ore or other products.   It  may,  however, be necessary ,to appoint examiners in other parts of the province  than in Victoria only, as it would be a  very costly undertaking for any young  man, just starting in business, to have  to make the (rip to the Coast, in addition  to   the expenses and   fees   that  would   be   incurred during   his   stay  there.   But it is  entirely satisfactory  to find  that public attention has been  called   to this urgent necessity,   and  though   some   points    may    require  amendment or obliteration, yet in the  main it is a capital and most valuable  measure.     One  point   especially    is  noteworthy,   that   no   exemption   is  offered  to assayers   of  acknowledged  standing   and   in   actual   practice at  present, and   there are many of thorn  in British Columbia.   That omission  may po-sibly  be neutralized   by some  other bill, or portion of this one,  but  the matter can hardly lemain as it is.  And to quote an  old proverb :  "Quis  Custodet insos  eustodes?"���������who   will  examine, the examiners to see if thoy  themselves   arc   cnpablc?    However,  there is very little doubt that everything will eventually be arranged   to  the satisfaction  of all competent  assayers, and to the great advantage ol  those who employ their services.  Until the snow goes and packing  commences ore, shipments from the  mines without trams will be very  light. The trails arc orcaking up and  travel isgettiNg out of the question.  The  reports   about   the   Comstock  mine shutting down are false.    The  matter in dispute between the owners  and   Mitchell,   the concentrator contractor, has been satisfactorily settled.  It is said  that   Biggerstafl   Wilson,  i who put $12,000 into the Last Chance '  last year, is now drawing   $3,000, per  month on his investment.   That ought  to be good enough.   The B. A. C. are  not getting quite that out of the Lc  Roi.  The LeRoi now represents a capital  of 1-5,000,000; the Payne is capitalized .  at ������2,500,000. The LeRoi wiil, therefore, have to show double the profits  of the Payne to declare tho same  dividends, and, so far, it has shown  less.  Win. Harrington, of Sandon, came  up from the O'et'i'hero Eli group on  'Ion Mile, yesterday. Ho states that  tho letscea are doing good work and  are getting out large quantities oi' ore,  which-will be shipped hi. the spring.���������  Nelson Tribune.  DREADFULLY  NERVOUS.  Gents:���������I was dreadfully nervous  , and for relief took your Karl's Clover  Last fall it was rumored that the Root Tea. - It quieted my nerves an p  Enterprise mine, on Ten Mile creek, strengthened',my whole nervous sys-  Slocan Lake district, owned by Finch tern., ?, was troubled with constipa-  and Campbell, of Spokane, was likely tlon> kidney and bowel trouble. Your  to pass into the hands of the London L��������� B00r) cleansed my system so  ct British Columbia Goldfields, Lim- thoroughly that I rapidly regained  ited. An examination of the pronerU iVCalfc'.' "fd strength. Mrs. b A. bweet,  was made, but the deal was not closed'.  Harttord, Conn,   bold   at   McQueen's   -...^.c, uui, wie tioai was not closed. I ���������J?'irl'l0,yf'>  Rumors aro again floating around that | "tag store,  the deal will be consummated yet.   A  Goldfields engineer has taken another  look at the property, so it is said,  to  ascertain if the showings hold good in  the ground opened  by the work  done  during the winter.' If this engineer's  report is favorable, it is not unlikely  negotiations known to be pending may  be brought to a successful close.   Last  winter a contract was given to drive  200 feet in   No. 2 tnnnel  Sandon Ore Shipments,  Pressed with, the progress  made, in  I  development, of  the   company's  Iperties on Eagle creek.     The ari-  |>I statutory meeting of the company  J[ be   held   next mouth,   when the  jeren't official reports will be consid-  gj and plans for the further develop  |'it   of the  property   and improve-  sots  for treating the output of the  W decided upon.    Captain Duncan  J.ted   the   Granite mine   yesterday-  It reports that development work is  Seceding satisfactorily.      .*.���������._, Unimex  and make a  , 100-foot, raise. It is claimed this work  lMt.year oh'VneEnsilF^ithlkroup"!)r- fhovvs U?aL ������io. ore -body continues  the New British Columbia Develop- I������u������ejinilcarne8:good values..-. If the  me.it Corporation.. -    deal goes th  ment Corporation..  There is no reason why the Congo  group should not develop into as big,a  mine as the Emily Edith has done, as  it will be under the same'energetic  management and has an'equally good  surface showing.���������Silvertonian  News From Atlin.  goes through the Slocan Lake.sec-  ion of Kootenay will be fortunate, for  the i London & British Columbia Gold  Fields,Limited,is one of thestrongest  and most progressive of the old country, corporations operating in British  Columbia.  *  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending March 24 :  MINE. - . ,TOXS.  Payne 350  Last Chance ....140  Reco....... ....; .......:..: 20  Total.  ...510  The' following are the ore shipments  via the CVP. R. for the week ending.  March 24: '  ���������aa  t\  [Quicksilyer Deposites of B. C.  Mr. Henry Cargile, an   old resident  of Ashcroft,   writing  from the Atlin  CHURCH    NOTES.  Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B,,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at 11 a.m.   and 7.30 p. m.  PitESBYtEiuAN.���������Rev. J. Clelland will  MINE.  J Payne...,  Treasure  TONS.  ......60  ......20  Yault....'.^."'^^  Total...... ................SO  country says : "The Alien Law has put  preach as usual  in the Virginia hall  a stop to work here; nothing doing at   to-morrow at and 7:30 d. m  all.    There  ia nnlv nn������'���������������������������.��������������������������������� u..n.i:~  all. There is onlj' one new building  going up to speak of, and that is for  the Banks of Commerce and Halifax.  The government officers are still in  one building about 15x120.   No work  Quicksilver is obtained from cinna-  . British Columbia is fortunate 0ne building about 15x120. No work  jgh to possess this mineral among here at all; very dull and 40 below  ong list of valuable natural assets. zero. The old teamsters say that this  Colquhoun, a mining engineer of js the coldest they have had this win-  bnas, contributes some interesting ter. You can see all sorts and varieties  [.lculars regarding it to the Kamr of frozen feet, from the toe up to the  Vs Sentinel: knee, on some men oh the trail,  nnabar was first found about four  ;o as float on.the north side of  Anglican���������Rev. Beers will conduct  Episcopal service in the Virginia hall,  Sunday morning, 26th.  Union Sabbath School in, the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m., after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  Three'Forks Ore Shipments,  The ore shipments from Three Forks  1 for the week ending March 24 were :  Mine.                                        Tons,  Queen Bess. '. 226  The  Snowshoe, one   of   the   oldest  properties   in   Greenwood camp,   has  been bonded  by Robert Wood, Robert  Denzierand Thos. McDonell to   J. W.  Astlcy,   rupresenting   the   Kootenay  Mining Syndics to, lor 5*70,000.   It adjoins  the Old Ironsides,   Stemwinder  and Rawhide, and has an incline shaft  of 170 feet, with over 2i'0 feet of crosscuts. Tho ini.mmotu gold-copper ledges  are characteristic of the.camp, and the  ore is self-fluxing.  Between 40 and 50 men are <��������� mployed  in and ibout the   LeRoi smelter,  saj's  tho Northport News.   The crusher is  kept running and men  are  employed  ��������� in   putting   the   hew   machinery   in  place, repairing, the old furnaces,  finishing the now boiler building, roasting the ores and making general preparations for resuming active smelting.   Following No. 1 furnace No. 2  will likely  be "biowed in" about the  end . of  the month.    Ore shipments  continue at  the rate of 300 to'350. tons  per clay.  A Ymir dispatch says: A good strike  has been made on the Tamarack mine.  The vein is being crosscut atabout the  200-foot level,, where it is uncovered  with a width of'fivo feet,  averaging  right across 816 per ton in free milling-  ore.   There is "quite a large local demand   for  Tamarack   pooled   shares,,  which   have   risen   during   the, last  few    weeks ' from     6   cents   to     15   .  cents, at 'which price it is even now  hard to find sellers.   The whole of the  treasury  stock   of the   company  has  been sold, most of it in England.  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  The following ia a statement of ore  shippealroni this station for the week  ending March 24:  Total.....  ..226  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  filoops La-.ce, at Copper, but owinp  >e ignorance of tbe original finder, I ,   JS���������8^ aro.und the Savonas   Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets  1 until an enterprising and learned  All druffe-iats rofrmJif hi J~ ���������?"'  pector  identified   th! ore, which | fails faS5  II cents  * mon** lf n  Saved the Baby.���������"Dr. Fowler's Ex  tract of Wild Strrwberry saved my  baby's life. She was cutting her teeth'  and was taken ill with Diarrhcea very  badly.My sister advised Fowler's Wild  Strawberry. I got a bottle and it  (Stopped the trouble at once." Mrs,  T   : i Pater Jones, Warkworth, Ont.  There is more  friction on   a wood)    Silverton is likely  to have a,chart  1 pulley than on a turned cast iron one.' ered bank.  ;.- ..-.���������'���������'  Mine.  Jaokson...  Total.  BEADABLE PARAGRAPHS  From the   Mining and Scientific Press.  Tons.'.'  ,������'. 33  .......33  BOILS DISAPPEARED.     '  Mr. James Elliott, White P. O.,  writes : "Last fall, while T was threshing I became troubled with boils,  which got so bad that I had to quit  work. 1 started taking Burdock Blood  Bitters ^and before I had finished one  bottle the boils entirely disappeared."  ISIS tViWlflfflnrYAU ittVWsWsWWWrViW  HOUSEHOLD, f  SUGGESTIONS TO HOUSEKEEPERS.  You oan make the nicest piece of  corned beef that was ever " corned"  tough and indigestible by cooking it  fast in water made to boil hard. If  you want it tender as it is possible  for it to be, let tho water come to  a boil, skim, and sot the kettle on  tho back of the stove, where the contents will simmer gently but constantly. .  ,  The easiest and handiest broomholder  Is the simplest. Two wire nails driven  Intc (he wall at the same height, with  the heads slightly leaning toward each  othor, aro ah thai is required. You  just slip the broomstick between (hem,  and the slight curve of the handlo at  the top prevents it from falling  through. i  Nearly every housekeeper knows how  ,to keep ham through the summer  months, by partially frying it and then  packing it in jars, filling them up with  melted lard. It enough of the lard is  melted every time meat is taken out,  and   returned   to   the jars,   to  keep  a  in  a quick oven.   Try  them,  they are  delicious,.  CABBAGE SALADS.  Mrs. Corey's cabbage salad calls for  a dressing made with one teaspoon  sugar, one-half teaspoon mustard,  dash cayenne papper and salt, and  eight tablespoons of vinegar, stirred  wilh one tablespoon of butter, melted over boiling water. Into this mix  two eggs well beaten. Stir the mixture in a dish over boiling water all  tho timo it is cooking, and cook as  thick as good cream. Set away to cool.  Cut (ho cabbage Into ihreds and add  the dressing just before serving.  Auburn Cabbage Salad is made as  follows: Over finely-chopped cabbage  ���������and tho purple cabbage can be used  if desired���������pour dressing made from  ono tablespoon mustard; ono tablespoon butter; rub togelher thoroughly and add ono tablespoon salt, one tablespoon sugar, three eggs well beaten, one cup of milk. Let this mixture  warm slightly, (hen add one cup of  vinegar, a little red pepper and let  the   mixture   come   to   a boil.  L  layer of lard an inch/ or so thick over  the top, the ham will keep perfectly.  Not every one, however, knows that  dried beef may be kept by wiping with  a damp cloth and then rubbing it  freely with powdered boraxi using  plenty of it in (ho cracks and seams,  Then tie it in flour sacks, tightly. Re-  ,peat the borax application once or  twice during the summer. The borax  does not injure flavor or quality in the  slightest   degree,  ' TH15 ART OF BASTING.  AH dressmakers baste a great deal.  Beginners are prone to do too little.  Basto all the seams of a skirt in one  direction,' prefe'rablyl from the top  down. In basting the front gores of  lining and outside together, baste di-  ectty down the centre, taking but  one stitch upon the needle at a time.  The edges of the front gore are then  basted from top to bottom, following  a straight line. In basting the back  and side gores, the line of basting  should follow, not tho grain of the  cloth.but extend in straight lines from  top to bottom just as for tho front  gore. The true direction of the basting  lice is determined by holding the gores  to the figure and noting how the folds  come���������they will always be straight  down. The basting should follow the  exact folds in which the skirt will fall  when  made up.  One half inch from tho odge of the  lining is a good idea when cutting to  rule a perfectly straight seam with a  pencil on this, edge of each goro. Later  on basto on these lines in even, true  stitches for the seams. Baste lengthwise, using a short anil long stitch  in basting. Baste up, and keep the  basting in line with skirt seams.  Where a bias and a selvedge edge  come together baste and stitch on the  selvedge edge. Be sure the top of the  skirt is kept even, and be very careful in, stitching not to stretch bias  seams ; always stitch one way���������either  from the top down, or from the bottom  up. ,       '���������-���������'-���������''..���������:'''-���������.'<:'  ���������  ATTIC RUBBISH.  A saving of attic rubbish year after  year is an unwarranted economy. So  many things are stowed away under  tho supposition that some day such  articles may be wanted or may ' be  utilized in some way. Many an attic  lot of put-away things' would dress  some child or family of little folks in  a very respectable manner and would  be so thankfully received. The better  economy for tho housewifo would be  to place them where immediate good  may bo derived from them, for in  such places they prove an economy indeed. ' ;  Is it economy to save rags for tho  rag man? Wo think not, and long  ago discontinued the practice. This  saving of rags was handed down from  one generation of housewives to another, no doubt. A rag bag is always  an unsightly thing, and it is almost  invariably soit to (ho garret or titora  room upstairs. Steps innumerable are  taken before the rag bags arc filled,  or before called for by tin- purchaser  of rags and the vender of cheap tin  ware and other cheap aud undesirable  goods. Aud there are better ways for  making use of all the rapes that accumulate about the house. When a  garment is cul up, after having served its days of usefulness as a garment,  the scraps and pieces are all put into  a hag or into a dee.n jar (lint is not  otherwise needed, and they aro kept  to wipe out greasy dishes, and to  clean    tea-kettles'   wilh,   and   to   wipe  i   You no* Folks.   J  i  ������_^_,������_*_+������������������ - ���������������������������������������������������������������- ���������������������������  ' FOR HIS SAKE. v  Tho day for the picnic had dawned  at last. The children were to meet  at the church at half-past eight. Will  Barslow hurried through his chores  that morning, too much excited to care  for breakfast.  This picnic was the event of the year.  There were always a number, of prizes  given for running, jumping, etc.,  and  Will  was one of (he champions.  By nine o'clock the conveyances were  filled with happy children and their  teachers, the provisions having a wagon  sot apart for their transportation, and  the village brass band leading the van.  Off they started, with noise of drum,  cornet,' clarionet, kettle-drum, etc,  flags flying, and loud cheers from the  children. A drive of eight miles  brought them to (he ' grove on the  lake ��������� popular resort,,       provided  with long tables, swings, pavilion,  sto. They entered the grounds wilh  a grand flourish of trumpets or rather  a rousing  piece by tho band.  The children scattered in every direction, while their ciders busied themselves preparing   the refreshments.  |When all was ready, the big drum  summoned all hands to dinner. After  singing, "Be present at Our Table,  Lord," they attacked the good things  with a will, cako, sandwiches, lemonade,  caudy, fruit, disappearing asitbymag-  oo, before the hungry youngsters. It  was delightful to dine in the open air,  protected from the sun's rays by the  spreading branches of the tall forest  trees, and listen, to tlie merry cha tier  of tho children, aud watch tho steamers and sailing vessels gliding by on  the blue -waters of the lake.  .When dinner was over, the business  of the day began in earnest, First, there  were races for the little ones, five years  and under. This afforded a great  deal of amusement. One little tot toddled along bravely long after the rest  girls' races, boys' races, jumping  had reached their goal. There wero  matches, etc.  "Say, Will, there is a prize of two  dollars offered for the one who wins  tho hundred yard race, twelve years  and under. Jack Martin is going in lor  it.   He's awful anxious about it. Guess  he wants the rnonpy pretty bad. Tho  resL of the fellows don't'count but Jack  is a tip-lop runuer. You can beat him  easy,   though."     ,    ���������.,��������� ���������   ��������� So said Tom Saunders,  Will's chum.  up spots on the floor arid from off the '< Hc> wusayoar   older   than Will.   . Thia  lo your audience a couple of physicians  impersonated by your best actors. You  may introduce any by-play between  your doctors wish you wish. Set your  people to guessing by announcing that  the word is a common noun of three  syllables. If the word is a difficult one  to guess, it is better to give its definition also. I  ���������A good word for a charade is the  word charade itself. I recently saw it  played with great success. As played,  it, was, of course, shay raid. The players built a "shay," with chairs and  the dining table and rode merrily (hereon to tho great amusement of the audience. The second syllable was played separately, and was done by ��������� the  players rushing up upon us, their unsuspecting listeners, and carrying off  some of our numbers by sheer force.  Proper nouns often make good charades. One ot the best, perhaps, is Fulton. This may bo acted in a very funny way by giving an exhibition of human curiosities, your curiosities consisting of fat people. It heightens the  absurdity to select tho thinnest people present for your curiosilies._Placo  the curiosities in a row as in a museum, and after calling attention lo  their remarkable weight, as if to prove  your statements, send for scales and  weigh each one. You should give to  each some extremely extravagant  weight, beginning1 at, say, four hundred, and fifteen pounds and gradually increasing your figures until the  combined weight of your curiosities  reach   2,210   pounds,-  or  one   ton.  Titles of books, societies, plays, etc.,  may be������used as charades. I have seen  " Royal Arcanum" played very successfully. The title suggests royal, arc.  can cane 'em. It was played thus: A  throne was prepared, and a king sat  on if with a wand, which was really a  cane, in his hand. He was surrounded by attendants, aud at "a given signal, they all shouted the syllable " are,"  when (he monarch used his cane freely  on their backs, and all ran howling  away. In playing charades, if is well  for all present to divide into rivaf  camps,   playing   alternately.  The following are good words for  charades, and your own ingenuity will  suggest ways of playing them: Adherent, add he rent, teetotaler, tea too  tailor; uniformity, you'n 1 firm a "I:"  ingratiate, in gray she ate ; gruesome  grew some ; metaphysician, met a physician ; miscontrue, miss con strew; adhesive, arid he seivo ; tenable, ten able;  manicure, man I cure ; catamount, cat  a mount; innocent, inn no scent; champaign,    sham pain ; caution, caw shun.  ^W/iYsVtVm>WiWiM(YtW kWsWsWt'sWsYkVsWftg  iAgrf  THU  TAILOR-MADE  GIRL.'  The  average   man  would   laugh  stove. As soon as they are used they  are burned. When a year's accumulation of rag-bag '-ags will purchase  only a ten-cent basin, wo begin to feel  thai this is ono of the old-time economies, where tho housewife is justified  in " drawing the line."  DOMESTIC  RECIPES.  Virginia Coincake.���������One pint of yellow corn-meal, one-half teasponn salt,  one-half pint rich, unskimmed, boiling  milk, one fourth pint butter ; beat together ; add three well-beaten eggs,  stirring until the mixture cools; add  two heaped teaspoonfuls of baking  powder; turn into buttered tins; bake  a golden brown, split and butter while  hot.  Jenny Lind Cake.���������Two and one-half  cups sugar ; one cup butter, creamed;  four eggs beaten separately; one cup  milk; two and one-half cups flour,  sifted with two heaped teaspoonfuls  baking powder. Take one-third of the  batter, add one teaspoonful of cinnamon and cloves and nutmeg, mixed;  one tablespoonful' molasses; one-half  cup chopped raisins and citron, and  two tablespoonfuls of flour. Bake the  dark cake in. one tin ; divide the other  batter in two tins, and when done put  together with icing, the dark cake in  the   center.   ,  Pull Pudding.���������Add to one cup of  boiling milk one-halt a cup of butter;  sift on one-half cup of flour, stirring  rapidly five, minutes. When cool, add  three well-beaten eggs and stir ten  minutes, and after adding one tea-  spoonful of baking powder, drop by  spoonfuls into well-buttered gem tins.  Bake in a quick oven. Serve hot with  cream   sauce. l  Cranberry Pudding. ��������� Moisten one  pint: of stale bread crumbs with hot  water and stir in two tublospoonfuls  of butter; add two well beaten eggs,  a pinch of salt and one pint: of stewed  cranberries. Bake and serve with a  hard  sauce.  Rye Rolls.���������Sift throe teaspoons baking powder, with a quart of rye flour  (hen with the hands rub in a rounded  tablespoon butter, add a beaten egg  and enough sweet skim milk to make  a dough; roll thin, cut in square pieces,  wot the top, roll up and liako.  Molasses Cookies.���������One egg, one cup  molasses, one cup sweet cream, half  cup butter or lard, half cup sugar, one  teaspoon cinnamon, one ��������� heaping teaspoon soda a pinch of salt, flour to  make  a good  dough,  and bake HgTitly  SUGGESTIONS FOR SPRING.  There is no part of ihe spring house-  cleaning that is more important than  the proper care of winter clothing and  renovating the closets, and this is  usually done before the rooms aro disturbed. Many people are fortunatein  having a small room that is a general^  receptacle for various kinds of storage;?  and is supplied' with doors aud windows for light and ventilation. Choose  a bright warm day for cleaning them,  remove every thing from the room,  clean the shelves and mop the floor.  The latter should be painted or covered with oil cloth or matting, but  never W'ith a woolen;carpet. Then after drying, the store room will be  ready to put things in.  Heavy draperies should be'thoroughly dusted and hung on the line to air  before putting them away. Choose a  large box so they will not have to be  folded often, and lay them in it carefully. Fasten the lid securely to  keep the dust out, and label the box  so there will be no .trouble in finding  them when they, are wanted again.  Blankets should be thoroughly washed'  before they are put away, for to fail  to do this would lie to invite moths.  Prepare a hot suds, put a little borax  talk put Will on his mettle. He bated  to be beaten above all things; he cared  more for (hat than tha money.  When they were . rcparing for (he  r,;cB, he noticed J;:ck's eager, excited  face, and suddenly remembered something he had heard his mother say that  very morning about how hard up the  Marlins were. Mr. Martin had been ill  for some time, and Mrs. Martin herself  was poorly. Jack had done nobly for  so young a boy. He earned what he  could, they needed all' they could get,  and they were not the! kind of people  to whom ono would like to offer charity.  There was a struggle in Will's heart,  sharp but short. His better nature triumphed. His Sunday school teacher had  asked her class to choose a motto for the  year, and thoy had selected. "For His  Sake." Here was an opportunity to do  an unselfish act "foil His sake." Ho  knew he could easily distance Jack, but  he did not want, to drop out after entering the list: While :he was think-'  ing about it, the signal was given and  they wero off. The way was lined  with cheering. hallooing children;  shouting encouragement to their favorites. ��������� '  ' "Go it, Dick! Hurry up, old fellow or  you'll get left!" "Will's ahead! "No,  he isn't!" "Yes, he' is' etc ;  "I tell you,. Jack Martin's in! Hurrah for Jack! Will Barstow's left this  time, for. surd"   ���������  It was a fact. Will kept ahead until  the goal was nearly reached,, then slackened almost imperceptibly; letting Jack  go in just beforo him..  In spite of the condolences and disappointed ejaculations of his friends. Will  felt happy. He had won after all. but  tho victory was over self, the grandest  of all victories. It1' was genuine pleasure   to look at Jack's bright face, and  -    ., ,       ...   ,. ., :, ,.      . know he would receive the much needed,  in it and with the aid of a washing \moiiey. And then he had.a delight-  machine and wringer the Cask is soon ful secret, which, only One beside him-:  accomplished. I he borax softens the j se[f knew.- It brought God near to feel  water,   hastens  the  cleansing  process, : that .'He knew all    about it   and was  and,keeps the blankets soft and fleecy.  Soap should never be rubbed directly  upon the blanket but dissolved in tho  water. Blankets should not be wrung  by hand, but. pressed between the rubber  rollers of a wringer,  then  shaken  out and pulled into shape before they j Bot left" so." iTa'n't see what  was  are hung  on     the    line.    If    a gentle   matter with you   Billy  breeze  is blowing,  it will  help  to re-      --"���������������������������      ���������     * --���������'  pleased with him.  "It: was the very best picnic we ever  had," he declared to, his mother when  he   got home.  '"I'shouldn't think you would say  ���������*" " said bis brother Frank, "when you  the  move the wrinkles and dry them quick  ly. Every box, trunk or chest in  which woolen goods are kept should be  emptied, lined with clean paper and  powdered borax dusted over : the bolT  torn to keej>  tho moths away.  Do not neglect to air your closets  and store rooms frequently, for they  need it as much as the rooms' do ; perhaps more, for ihey are apt to have  a close, musty smell wheu this is neglected. An hour at a time, will be  enough, and the clothing will not get  very dusty in that length of time.  Furs and heavy woolen cloaks should  bo hung up in the large sacks thai, are  sold for that purpose. These sacks  are made of very heavy paper, with a  flap at the top that folds over arid  buttons. ��������� They , are furnished with  hooks inside, so the garment can ba  hung up without wrinkling.  SIGN OF GOOD HEALTH.  Rapid growth' of the  finger  nails  is  considered   to  indicate good health.  Will only smiled and said nothing,  repeating in his heart these words  "For His Sake."  EVENiNG AMUSEMENTS.  Ono of the pleasantest ways of spending an evening is in'playing charades.  A Uttle keen wit, and a slight talent  for acting, will make this one of, (he  most agreeable of amusements, .writes  Helen F. Clark. In selecting words to  be played it must be borne in mind that  a true charade is, first of all, a pun.  That is to say, your word must be capable of being divided into syllables,  upon which puns may be made, or it  must have that quality-as a whole, and  it is the pun which must be acted.;  To make this clear, I will illustrate it.'  Suppose that you wish, to play the  word paradox, the pun is pair of doc's;  to  scorn an assertion that the tailor  made girl has quite as many tantalizing things to contend with in dressing herself for that "simple smartness" characterizing her, as he himself  has in arranging his own faultless lin-  en|.| He doesn't dream how well  groomed femininity has many times a  week to suppress-wrath akin to that  which so freely bubbles between his  own lips becaase of the same aggravating caprices of an inoffensive looking collar button. It never enters  his mind that tho fetching Ascot has  perhaps caused her to storm up and  down before her mirrors, calling, on  the,gods to come down and help her  tie the thing. He knows well enough  tho myriad offences of his own nock-  gear and. the wa'ath with winch.'' he-  has iiounced upon his laundry king,  but tho shy little thinjg at his side  ,���������why, of course, she does not know  what trouble is. .���������-.-.���������  The tailor made girl has to avoid  the least suggestion of "fluffiness."  Her hair should not look fluffy, nor  the feathers on herhat. Her "shirt  waist is hopeless if not thoroughly  severe;' and her tie must receive just  the right twist.  Wty have knolwh a girl; to spend a  solid, hour wrestling desperately with  stiff collars that' simply refused to  button,- first one and. then another.  Her arms ached, and her neck was  scratched with the trying. When, at  last, a tractable buttonhole was dis-;  covered the tiny gold button disappeared and. she thought -it had rolled under the rug or behind the cosey corner. Then a search- for that began,  fior it happened^ that she had ho other  button-.r It was simply, that one or  none. ��������� ���������' '..'���������' ;    .''..  We shall not dwiell upon the' detail  of that search, but the button was discovered   at   last   in   a  hat   box.  What tailor made girl has not stood  before her mirror hopelessly . entangled in the meshes of an Ascot tie���������  that simple little string that persists in twisting itself into an "old  maid's knot," or .wriggling; the Wrong  side  out?  Tho tailor made girl's boot string,  takes advantage of her dependence  upon it, and breaks just as she is  making a hurried toilet. Not another  pair to her name, and just twenty  miniutes  to   keep  her   engagement!  Her hair positively ' refuses sometimes to part straight, and one persistent tress makes her a half hour late  at  the  play.  A button deliberately flies off her  coat as she starts for the door, or she  will find a most deplorable dent in  her hat crown. It is Wholly inexplicable, but'iUs there.  ^ffffffwm������MWffmimNmmfWfmm  HARDY     FRENCH     CANADIAN  CATTLE.  Very early in the history of America,  some lime beforo 10(15, a number of  small black or brown cattle were introduced into what are now the Canadian provinces, writes J. A. Couture,  of Quebec. They ca^no from France*  and wore strictly dairy animals, resembling the Jerseys in a general way.  These cattle were not allowed to cross '  with other breeds, and for over 21)11  years were kept very pure and took  the name of French Canadian. They  became quite numerous, being peculiarly adapted to conditions in Cauiida.  In 2D counties in Quebec practically  no other cattle are kept. They aro  the easiest kopt of all breods of cattle, and also the hardiest. They are  free from tuberculosis. Their teats  are large, consequently they are easily milked. In color, thoy are solid  black, or black with yellow strip on  back and around muzzle, or brown  with  black points, or solid  fawn.  As milkers they aro the best cows  ot any of the breeds in Canada for  the average farmer, (They will not-  give the large quantities of milk  yielded by the Holsteins or even somo  Ayrshires in ono day, or one week,  but they will give a good quantity,  daily from calf to calf, and the total  for the year will be surprising, usually largor than that given by other  breeds. The difference in their favoi  will bo still ruoro e\ ident who'll thf  cost  of keeping is considered.  When the little Canadian cow is  properly fed she repays well for tha  trbublo and expense, as proved by lh������  following result obtained from the  cow Pi umere 1712, ihe property of tha  Hospital du Sacri-Coeur, Quebec. Sho  calved on the 28lh of August, 18H2,  when four years old, and was milked  until July Ib'jB, being duo"lo calva  again on the 31st of ihe same month,  During these 31d days she gave 11,31(1.  lbs. of milk, or a daily average of J5  lbs. She weighs about G75 lbs. -Her  daily food con.sl.hled of cut hay 10 11)3,  cul straw 5 lbs, ensilage '20 lbs, bran  2 lbs, cottonseed and meal '2 lbs. Thia  is mixed and fermented for 2-t hours  in advance. Sho was kept all this  time in the stable.- Tho cow Azilza  do Levis 95H gives 8.U0U lbs. of milk  a year on pasture aloue in summer,  and, on 13 lbs. of dry .hay and 1 lbs.  of grain, oats, bran and oil cake, daily ���������  in winter.  Let ma say that the French Cana*  dian cow that does not give (5,001) lbs.  of milk in the year, when she receives  reasonable care aud food, is not a  good cow. On common pasture and  dry hay and dry straw, with a handful of bran in winter, she oughl to  give from -1,51)0 to 5,000 lbs, of milla  in tho year. Is this milk of good  quality? Of course it is. " The average percentage of Babcock test is  from i: to.5 1-2. It is sometimes <i  anil (i 1-2 per cent, and frequently Van  high as 8 per cent. In speaking of  average as being'4 4 o 5 1-2 per cent. :,  it is the result of a large number bfl  tests made in various butter ...and  cheese factories, with no other feed,'  but ordinary pastnre in summer and.  hay and straw in winter.   ;  DETECTING FLAWS IN METAL.  To detect hidden cracks opening  from the surface of metals, the surface  is first moistened with kerosene and  is then dried off with a cloth'. It is  then coated with chalk. After a little  while the oil works out: of the little  cracks  and   stains   the chalk.   A  sort  of diagram of the hidden fissures and  and it would be played by presenting J detects ,is  thus  produced. '     .  RENDERING LARD.    V    ;  It is easy, to havo sweet,;. white-lard.,.  Remove    the  skin    from    all   .pieces,  which'is easily done if one has a sharp  knife and will cut the lard meat, into  strips six inches or. a foot in length,  and  two  inches wide.   Then hold, one  end of  the  piece  with the  left  hand,  the skin side down on1 a, level  board,  hold  the'    knife  in    the  right    hand,  make a cut  down  to  the  skin,  a  lit- ;  tie in advance of the hand,' turn tha  knife flat, and.slip along just on  top  of the skin;   It; renders much sooner  with   the  skin  removed,  there  is  less  danger of scorching the lard and ono  really  gets i mo re    lard, for  the skins  soak 'up,more  than the little fat left  on  them    [would    amount, to.     If one  feels.as  though  she cannot afford  to  put the unrendered skins in the soap  grease,  she cau  place  the skins  in  a,  dripping  pun  and   render  the:    grease  from them in the oven.     Remove   all  lean meat from  the lard meat, every  litllo  strip, for  it likewise soaks    up  lard,    and    iuoreases    the , danger ot  scorching.    The lean scraps can be put  in   the  sausage  meat or  in  the  press  meat.  Cut  the lard meat, fine, put tho prepared meat in  the kettle over,a slowj  fire, with  enough    water  to    prevent  scorching while  it   begins  to    render.  Cook  slowly,  stir  often,  add   the  leaf  lard after  the other is beginning    to  render, else they will not finish evenly.   When   the  lard   has all  been "ob- ',  tained, skim the    cracklings off   , the  top with a colander or similar utensil,  place them in a stout bag, hang oven  a pan and press.   This is if' you have ������������������  no  lard  press.   Now dip  the  lard  off  into  the lard  vessels, and  when  near  the  bottom of     the kettle,    tho    fine  crumbs (Will need  to be strained out.  These crumbs are nice stirred' in corn   ,  meal batter, for bread in cold weath-  er.   Make  a  hole  in   the  lard,  if    in  jars,  to    prevent    the freezing    from  bursting them.;.;  Use a. clean broom-   .  handle.     The   titick must  touch .the,  jar's  bottom,  else  it    will   nOS  lie  effective.   .  ���������yn'ar.  focle  ,   ;mthl  Clpaijf  VorJ  %'thl  ���������it  i.icaS  ;?>?  '��������� >nd  'm  ��������� fuel  th/,  {.ha<j  '.e'er  lav  ?jur4  <vilj  ^eyl  ���������J.'"'!  ,-.'$  .-"���������iH  "ue  -}he  Vii!  a'.ha  -' '-J  n  m  i&  m  ���������<$;  I i  I  ml  __ _  _   ���������������������������?_ VICTORIA'S BEAR TAMER.  riie Queen   Kratlllos  Her  ������raad-<:l������tl������lrcii  ami <:rea������cs,u New Tlilc.  Daring the recent visit of Queen  Victoria to Balmoral, says the Chronik  der Zeit, the Queen was taking a drive  with her grandsons, the young ^Princes  of Battenberg, when, nearing the  gates of the park, they beheld a bear  tamer with a huge animal standing in  the road, evidently waiting for the  approach of the royal carriage.  Persuaded by the children, the  carriage slopped and watched with  much pleasure the performance of the  bear. Sho sent the footman with a  sovereign to hand to tho tamor, who  refused to accept the money, and asked  if Her Majesty would condescend to  give him some sort of a nolo as a  proof that his bear had had tho distinguished honor of having danced  before tho gracious eyes of Her  Majesty.  The Queen hesitated to grant this  rather impudent request, but the  children prevailed upon her to accede  to the tamer's wish. -  "Why not "do it?" argued little  prince (Henry. '"Was there not a  horse made Consul in   Rome?"  "Well, tell me the name of the Emperor who committed such folly," said  the Queen, "and, the bear shall gain  recognition.'" .  , The Prince named Caligula without  .the  slightest  hesitation.  That same evening a letter bearing  the royal seal was delivered to the  bear tamer in which the titlo, "Boar  Loader of Her Majesty tho Queen of  England and Ireland, Empress ot India," was conferred upon the happiest  -\t animal teachers. <  " The Thorn Comes Forth  With Point Forward/'  The thorn point of disease  is an ache or pain. But the  blood is the feeder of the  whole Body. Purify it with  Hood's SarsaparilU.  Kidneys, liver and 'stomach will at  once respond ?   No thorn in this point.  BlOOd Poisoning���������!" The surceon said  when he took out the brass shell received In  wound at San Juan Hill two weeks before,'  that It would have poisoned me If it had  not been for my pure blood. I told him it  wa������ Hood's Sarsaparllla that made It pure." '  Oeouqe P. Coofkr, Co. G, 25th U; B. Inf.,  Washington Barracks, Washington, D. C.  Rheumatism-"Myself anil a frlcncj  both suffered from severo attacks of rheuj  matism. Hood's Sarsaparllla cured both!  Wo would not be without It." Wit. Hi  Lkstkr, 65 Leonard St., Fall River, Mass.  %&0&&- $ateafi<vtit&\  Hood's rills euro liver Ills; tho non-Irritating an j  inly cathartic to uke with Hood's  Sarsapailila.  MR. COLE ENDORSES  The Report of His Cure of Rheumatism  by BfiMld'K Klilncy I'ills When Krcry Oilier  Tr <'il Kciuedy Hurt Fill I������-<l���������His ������'nsc  tviis Exceptionally SiiTfrc lint Quickly  yielded fn Bodil's Klilnr-y 1'llls.  Windsor, March 6.���������Mr. F. Gr. Cole,  whoso case was reported in the Canadian newspapers, lust week, was met  by a friend on the street, a couple of  evenings ago.  "Hello! Is this true that I ��������� have  been reading about you being cured of  Rheumatism, by Dodd's Kidney Pills?"  asked his friend.  "Why certainly it's true. Otherwise  I should never have permitted it to be  published," answered Mr.' Colo.   ���������  "And did Dodd's Kidney Pills really  cure you, or was it your doctor's medicine?  !*I was taking no doctor's medicine.  I wasn't using anything except  ,'Dcdd's Kidney Pills. Therefore it could  Ibe nothing else but Dodd's Kidney  Pills  that cured me."  "Was it a" mild case of Rheumatism?"  "Not by any meansl It was, on the  contrary, an exceptionally severo ono.  I suffered more than I can describe.  I tried several of tho remedies that  were recommended as being 'sure to  cure' me. But though ono or two of  them gave me o little temporary relief, none went anywhere near curing  me.  "When a friend urged me to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills, I demurred. I  believed thoy were no' bettor than  the other remedies I had used. However, I bought "a box, and began to  use   them.  "I soon began to feel easier. My  sleep came v back; .the terrible pains  vanished, and four. boxes of Dodd's  Kidney Pills made my cure;.complete  and thorough. I cannot speak. too  highly of them, aridl I shall "recommend every sufferer from Rheumatism  to use them, knowing' they will positively cure."  "LITTLE PEACH."  , This is the name of a mysterious disease al present affecting many peach  orchards in southern Michigan. # Its  chief manifestation is the dwarfing ol  tho peaches. Dr. E. - F. Smith, of tho  Department "of Agriculture, who has  investigated tho disease, thinks it is  duo to the shutting off of the water  supply of the trees, but ho is unable  to say whether that arises from the  condition of tho soil and the weather,  or is caused1 by ah undiscovered parasite.  Iowa Farms for Salo, $2 par acra   cash,   Bal-  anco i orop until paid.   J. Mulhall, Sioux City, la.  PARRIED.  Conductor hastily���������now old is that  child?  ��������� *  Young Mother, indignantly���������Do I  look old enough to have a child old  enough to pay fare ?  MARKED   ATTENTION.  nis attentions to you have been  marked have they not ? said the young  woman's experienced friend.  Oh, yes. He ha������ never taken tho  price off any of his presents.  A DOG BRIDAL ATTENDANT.  A novelty was introduced ata fashionable wedding in Baltimore a few  days ago. There were neither maids of  honor nor bridesmaids to divide honors  with the bride, who entered the room  accompanied by her pet fox terrier  "Jack," around whose collar were entwined orange blossoms and voluminous streamers of white ribbon. During  the ceremony "Jack" greeted the  guests with a stony stare from his  vantage point at the bride's feet.  RESULTS   .WHICtl    SET  HIS  HAIR  ON END.  "Under |the influence cr. applied  phosphate, the clovers will work with  redoubled energy and store an ample  supply of nitrogen, together with an  accumulation of humus, after tho  fashion of farmyard manure, but moro  perfectly. On such a foundation. as  this the supposed maximum producing  limit of land is greatly extended,  and hitherto undreamt of yields be-*  come both possible and probable. I  have from time to time seen results  which have fairly set my hair on end,  and investigation has invariably disclosed a big reserve of humus well  seasoned with phosphate. For thia  top-dressing of the clovers the  Thomas-Phosphate seems perfectly  well adapted, i do not know how far the  lime of the phosphate may help, but  certain it is the.clovers respond more  luxuriantly to the Thomas-Phosxihato  than *to any other application. I  therefore have no hesitation in recommending an immediate application of  five hundred weight of Thomas-Phosphate per acre to all rotation seeds  and clovers, irrespective of soils or  circumstances, and I am fully assured  that this foundation laying will not  only be remunerative in itself, but  will simplify all future operations."  Extract from lecture before tho  Southam Farmers' Club, by Frank  Wallis,  Agricultural  Instructor.  W I������ C 962  "   CALVERT'S  Oarbolic Disinfectants. Soapa, Ointment, Tooth Powdora, etc., huvo been  awarded 100 medrUa und diplomas for superior  excellence. Their r������������ulnr iisopreveud infacti-  ouh di.sunsefl. Ask your deftlor to obtain a  supply.   Lints mailed. I'roo on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANOHS8TEH,    -   -     ENGLAND.  RETURNS IN ONE WEEK.  Wo want good Butter, Efirgrs, Poultry,- otc.  Ship to u������. und yo'i will hive your cimh  in  h  wonk or Ions   THK AIKEN1IKA1) PKODUCK  CO., 83 Front St., E., Toronto.  8llloa Poultry Crlt is th������ bent dl-estor in the market  LAURKNTIAN SAND ft GRAVKL Co., MiMitie.il.  La Tn<3nana   "Mrs   reliance   cigar  EUROPE'S OLDEST   COLONY.  Iceland is the oldest colony possessed by any European country. It has  belonged to Denmark since 1389. Originally, colonized by Norwegians in 87-1,  it remained a republic till 1292, when  it became subject to the Norwegian  crown. Tn 1389 Norway and Denmark  were united, and when these two kingdoms separated, Iceland remained  Danish.  MENU-CARDS.,  \ The menu cards now. seen are generally made of china, on which the different courses can bo written. There  are very rarely more than four of  these placed, at a table, and sometimes  only one, which is put near the, host.  But it is not a fashion that meets with  universal approval. It savors too  much of the restaurant and a bill of  fare; Some are very cleverly got up  in the shape of a silver frame, into  which the written cards can be slipped  ���������something on the plan oft the perpetual calendar; but this is rather too  business-like to beint keeping with a  well-appointed social dinner table.  TO our 'readers.  The editor desires to inform his  readers that ho is authorized, through  the courtesy of N. C. Poison & Co.,  Kingston, Ont., to offer each one suf-  ihg from catarrh, fetid breath, bronchitis, etc., a simple outfit of Catarr-  hozone. Catarrhozone is a liquid  which, when inhaled, reaches every  diseased spot, cleansing and invariably  curing catarrh and all nasal and throat  diseases. For a short time these samples will be given free. It never fails  to cure." So write at once to the above  ftddreS3.        .'������������������ .  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Flatulency, DyspcpMa  Indigestion, Consumption, Diabetes, llronchitis, Influ-  ���������nza, 0.)U������hs-Asthma, Catarrh. Phlegm, Diarrnoia,  Nervous Debility, Sleeplessness, Despondency,  0     , (ft * (Limited).'  k Do., "st^r  London, W., also in Paris. 11   Rue   do Castiglion,  nnd  nt all Grooers, Chemists. Mul.Stores everywhere, in ties,  2-,   3   6il., 6s , Rib., Ha.    Sent oarriaje free.      Also   Du  Siairy's Revalenta Biscuits, in tins, 3s. 6,1. :;nd6E.  .  Aionts for Canada : The T. Eaton Co., Limited, loronto.  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATEFUL���������COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  Sfe  .-*������. *.-,Vii'.'.- f. THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1899.  m  if  m  ftbefllMmnglRepiew  SATURDAY MARCH 25, 3899,  NO PLACE BETTER.  trouble., No doubt the delegation  fro.������ Sandon will get that assent.  With the mines lookingas remark-  ably well, as they do, and eastern capital looking this way, it is-a pity that  anything should crop up now to disturb the bright prospects of the'corning season.  We may here   say   that when   the  Humanity  in search of wealth  is a - - ���������   ���������  very uncertain and fluctuating com- original Act was passed, a reduction of  modity. About a year and a half ago, bfmrs in a d>li'* work was not ln th<3  this country was shaken from one end mind of the legislature, and it is only  to the other with the cry '���������Klondvke." through a coineidcnce.where penalties  It is said that one way and the other were intended to apply to consc-  about a quarter of a million people <l������cnccs arising from unsafe works,  rushed  there, many of them   having j that they become  atall applicable in  live and board down town; that all  offings be removed without expense to  the city, and that generally its operation will not entail anv extra expenditure upon the corporation. While  the people may be willing to waive  taxation of the property, they should  not be put to' any extra cost in any  respect through the construction and  operation of the works.  ,  no   more   conception   of   what   they  would have to endure going there and  living there than  an infant has of its  future.   I-Jundrr-ds of peuplc sold out  properties   and   prospects   on   which  they could have lived handsomely and  made money, at a  small preccntago oT  what they were worth, and, from best.  information, not more than 5 per cent.  of  those   who wont there held  their  own.   A few made money, as a I'ew are  bound to do no matter where they go,  or   under   what   circumstances   they  operate;  but the venture was disaster  for the masses.  More recently, again, the Atlin and  the Boundary countries aro drawing  attention, and the rush for those districts promises to be as great as was  that to tho Klondyke. No doubt there  is wealth in both districts; but the  wonder is that sensible men will leave  the reduction' of working hours. In  most countries custom or law regu  lates the number of hours in a day's  work, but ho one ever before heard of  a, penalty for not obeying such law.  In all other cases the only consequences were increased pay for overtime to tho employee, when the longer  hours were enforced.  A PHRENOLOGIST SPEAKS.  Prof. J. W.Crouter: writes from Pen  ctanguishene: "1 was troubled with  palpitation of,the heart which became  very severe. Hearing of Milburn's  Heart anil Nerve Pills t determined to  try them, and after taking them for  about a week I was cured."  Communications.  Permanent  Cure of .,  Chronic  Constipation.  Perhaps you've suffered with* constipation for years, tried all the pills and purgatives you overheard br read of, without  getting any more relief than the one dose  of the medicine afforded.  Then you were Jefl worse than before,  bowels bound harder than ever, the constipation aggravated instead of cured.  All the miseries of constipation���������Headache, Sick Stomach, Biliousness, Pimples,  Eruptions, Blood Humors, Blotches, Piles,  and a thousand and one olherills crowded  back on you again with redoubled severity.  Wouldn't you consider it a blessing to  be cured of your constipation so that it  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  i'N.Sfl  \'ai'at  ;!ubiu  faciei  M. Harris3sr  SANDON.^Bx 0.  PE/KE RESTORED I  ���������   IF YOUR HOUSEHOLD      ~" S-.*?0.  IF YOU USE  ��������� the bowel wall, acts on the liver and  stomach, and causes all the digestive and  secretory organs to so work harmoniously  find nrM-fm-iYi fl.oi^r���������-'!   such a serious pass.' The owners held  a meeting in town last week and decided on joint action. The}'are making an effort to get the government's  assurance that no penalties will be cx-  ��������� acted if the old condition of things is  just as good, if not bettor, behind them 1 allowed to remain. Failing in this  and go to those districts under heavy j tliey will ask the men to lake wages  expense. We can understand men reduced in proportion to the time ; and  going there for the purpose of con- if nothing comes of the latter, the  ducting a-portable business, as they mines will shut down altogether until  did in Brooklyn  some  time ago, who  arrangements   arc- made.     The latter  To the Editor of the Mining Review :  Dear Sir,���������Your remarks re the 8  hour' per day enactment in last issue  aro to the point.   It seems the people  It was to say   the least a contempt-  of the province will not  have  to wait - -y -���������&-������������������>���������<-'������������ ������uiivu.trmoniousiy  ib'e niece of business for the Provinc   ^^eap some, of^0 tnischief of    ^^^^SSn,^th������  ml government. to have .topped in be-  ^fnm to silggcll SKay    ������T^%^.F���������F^m^  tween mincis and mine owners, where  ol1t   0f   the    apparently    impending  there were peace and harmony, and no  trouble.   Let   a   petition from ropre-  0110 asking for legislation, and  create  sentatives from both the mine owners  and the Miners'Union be sent: to the  lieutenant-governor requesting him to  pass an order-irt-eouneil putting off  the date of coming into force for 12  months. In tho meantime the House  will meet and will certainly repeal the  enactment.  Yours etc.,  , Fkee Miner.  ��������� ���������,..,i.u ui your constipation so that it _ _.._..��������� __...������. . ^  >.>���������������������������- . hA  would slay cured?   So that a repetition of    LAMBERT'S SYRUP DOUGLAS  PINE ^  all tlie suffering you have endured would -|,"Lh'  never  come   again?     Burdock   Blood -rm wjxl STOP ALL  Bitters can cure you���������cure so that the  cure will be permanent. .,  That's where it differs from all other f^miCrllQ d n fl flnlrlc!  remedies. It makes a thorough renova- ^OUgUfadllU V>UlUfc>  tion of the whole intestinal tract, tones  can move at   no great  to  inconvenience  from   place   to   place, as   the   crowd  moves; butthe, surprise is that the  rush   of others   is   so intense.     That  . people should leave a district of conn-  try, where nothing was to be found, for  :',   thosCiparts, is reasonable enough.; but  that men who intend to follow mining  ���������    - should leave  the Slocan  for those distant regions  is next to incomprehensible.     It requires no  effort  to sh.j\v  ���������   that a new.country is no place- for a  lot, of men  who intend to follow their  daily labor, as it is. not  until proper-  - ties are opened up in them   that work  'presents itself lot many miners.   It is  equally   incomprehensible   that  men  . with a little1 means, searching for,properties, should turn  their backs on the  Slocan iii view of the-light of practical  results   in the country.     So   far. but  very few properties   have turned out  worthless, on which  the surface indications were favorable, after a reasonable'   expenditure    on   development.  Reward is   not  reached in 'them all  with   the same  expenditure...   Many  were abandoned   by. ihe   first owners  alter a little labor   was expended  on'  them, only to be found mostsatisfac-,  tory by succeeding efforts.  To sum it up, no ���������inhiing district  in  the known world has developed  more  paying properties for the same amount  ol money and labor expended on them  than the Slocan   in West Kootenay.  This can easily be shown, and carri'-s  all the argument with it necessary to  interest   the. judicious  spectator and  capitalist.     Business men   and  those  who   follow callings  to make  money  out   of   the   floating masses   will,  of  course, go with the crowds ;  but' why  crowds should   draw  either practical  miners,   investors   or speculators   is  simply" past"ordinary comprehension. ���������  To tho Hditor of The Mining Review?  Dkar Sir,���������Our chief of police  has  acted wisely in putting a cooking stove  , . . .  "   into the jail and making the prisoners  step would be a serious mattei to both |c00ic Uic'ir own food,   which will, no  become a thing' of the past.  Miss Arabella Jolie, livingatgo. Carriere  Street, Montreal,-Que., bears out all we  say in regard to the efficacy of Burdock  Blood Bitters in curing constipation permanently.    This is her statement:  For over a year I suffered a great  deal from persistent constipation and  could only get temporary relief from the  various remedies I tried until I started  using Burdock Blood Bitters. I am thankful to say that this remedy ^orHTP-  has completely, and per- fificsWa  irancntly cured me and f|| EPS s):] G5  have lir.d no reiam of ^SJ^I^j  ��������� (>i:slij>alion. "'  and La Grippe  Uusit promptly on the firstsign. 25c  from your druggist. Don't listen-"to  "take something just as good," There  is nothing SO GOOD as  LAMBERT'S SYRUP DOUGLAS PINE 1'S  I,' '-eer  V'lav  iiSrilJ  i?>ey|  , 4'atl  ;.'i'o>  ���������ink  BlSi  -^m  if.  minesband miners, .aricl we sincerely  hope some solution  will be arrivedat  to avert damaging consequences.   'We  .cannot see how the government can  suppress the force of the Act by order-  in-council,   but  it is quite likely  an  order    waiving   consequences   would  have the desired effect, and especially,:'  if miners and owners went into a waiving compact as well.   Capital  is now  looking-this way, all the mines are in a  promising condition, and it is as much  for the.welfare of ..the.country at large  as tke people  most closely interested,  that: all' hope for a. satisfactory settle  ment on some reasonable'basis..  ;Tlie::i3>0  doubt, prove economical.. It certainly  was ridiculous for the prisoners to go  to the hotels for meals and be handed  a bill of tare tn choose   from just the  same as the. richest guffst.   .But,.Sir,,  how is it that private citizens are getting the benefit of. this prison labor by  having   their back ysirds   cleaned up  etc.,  and.others employed atImildiRg  operations   etc.?    Does  the    city, let  the:prisoners out at so much a day, or  how ?   There 'certainly is an   abundance of city'work' to keep  them fully  employed for some time 'without hire-,  ing out:       ;;    .:, ,.'  v   '. / Your.otc.,; ~; ���������.'���������  7- . ���������, ' ClTIZBN  ^:'l  ���������The. Di���������'���������&'��������� L;;'-hMULSi.ON;-v ��������� ���������,  (is the best and most jmlatablo preparation o(\  \.' Cod LivcrOil.agreeing.'.vUhthc most delicate i  r stomachs. . ,  ���������'i.;'tfae-,DiV&-L.- EMULSION .    r.  Is prescribed.by the  leading physicians of(  Canada.  The D. & L.,EMULSION'      (  [ Is a marvellous flesh producer aiulwill.give |  I    you an appetite.   3Q'c. &. Si per Bottle.,  I Be sure you get'l   DAVIS .:& LAWRENGE:  '    tbcgenulne    j   '. ,  CO., Limited,.Montreal  Having opened business in tho  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared to do all kinds of Boot  and Shoe Making and Eepairing in tho  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO OHDElt TOO SMALL  ANR NON'U TOO LAKGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEIWAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  mi  I Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  ���������  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  Tli'6 action of the Legislature in  passing that eight-hour day enactment  has subjected that body to a great deal  of adverse criticism, and very properly so. A legislature is always justified in looking into the merits aud demerits of any suDJect that becomes a  live issue before the people. ,Tnfact  that is one of the principal'functions  of a parliament���������:to consider all subjects' agitated by the people, and pass  such measures  as will best serve, the  masses   without   encroaching on the  rights of minorities.   In this case con-.  tentnieht   was   apparently   prevalent  everywhere  wi.tii.the custom in force.  Then, on tho surface at least, as there  were no   differences   between owners  nnd: men.   there   was   no   justifiable  ground  ior government  interference.   tl^y  wiI1 jiud'wh'en it1 conies to.the  Tliere are plenty of, subjects   in this   (,ea(,     -  To the Editor of The Review:       ;  vDrar Sir,���������It seems"  that the  evil  wherewith tha   old council  was leavened hath also leavened the new in tho  matter,   of   the   flume   money    bylaw,  which they   are   submitting   to  the tax-payers.     A short   time ago.I  thought they were on the -right track  and were going to have  tho accounts  audited and. a  true and proper statement of. the expenses laid ���������,before  the  public.-,'���������This'.io even'promised   yet,  but why not submit it; to the public  before asking them to vote the money.?.  Are t'bey afraid of'ha.ving the wasteful'  extravagance* exposed?   It looks like  it, and they expectthe taxpayers to go  I it ' blind  and vote   the moae3r   first!  Then thoy will submit,the accounts to  an audit!!   Very business like indeed.  There   is   another very    important  matter, too, on which'they: have liad  one pretiy good lesson, i. e. interfering  with the bed 01 the creek, which they  have tried  to get tinkered .with recent  legislation, but not at unsatisfactory  'TO  CONSl/'AirriVES.  The undersigned .having been restored  to health.'bysimple means, after siifterin'g  for several years witlv'a severe lung affection, and that dread''disease" Consumption', is anxious  tb mako  known' to his  I felfow sufferers  the means of cure. ��������� To  I those who-desire it, he  will cheerfully  send (free of charge) a copy of the the  prescription'used, which they wilt find a  sure cure for. .Consumption, Asthma, Ca-  taiiiui, Bronchitis and all throat and lung  Maladies. : He Iiojjos all sufferers will  try Ins reined}', as it is invaluable.   Those  desiring the prescrbptioii, which will cost  them nothing, and may prove a blessing,  will please address,   ; \.  ' Ekv.' ED vVARr/ A. WILSON,  1 yr. Brooklyn, New York.  M. L. Grimme.tt; ll. b.  BAnnisTER,    Solicitoe,    Notaiiy  Pui'Lio, Etc. ,  'Sandon,..-13. C.  "*8S3T  TENDERS FOR SCHOOL-SITE.  ANb  ,i?'  tj*������  NOT SEEIOUS AFTER, ALL..," .,  After   all   there need  bo  no differences between  mine Owners and miners in the SloGan, if only the author-  cities  can be got   to understand   the  situation,  and are governed by common    sense.       Tho   eight-hour   day  amendment,   that is causing..:>Ji the  trouble, wis introduced by Mt'rtin,   of  ilossland, where the work is of such a  character���������tho���������rock hard  and ventilation bad���������that eight hours' service aro  harder on. the operative,than ten hours  here, and where  tho men were getting  but ^3.00 a  day  against the $3.50 in  the Slocan ./or  ten. hours.^The eight-  hour movement is ������nly an amendment  . to the 3S97 Act, which provides   that  no one but the inspector of mint's  or  the minister of mines has power to enforce penalties.   This late amendment  , carries   no penalty of Itself,   and   is,  therefore,   subject ������to the   clause   in  the old Act, tha * can only.be enforced  by  the- authorities named.?.,.. If'they  ,1 r:.-..,   winch moans' only the consent  of the government not to enforce penalties, the old order of things will drift  along as they did  before without any  country requiring remedies, to fully  occupy the time of ��������� the Legislators,  without dragging in interference where  it is not'called for,  The city council .'should see that in  conceding tho benefits of exemption to  the.'Ruth concentrator, in case the bylaw carries, 'that a certain number of  men will bo employed ;,that the workmen at the concentrator bo allowed to  Ask your doctor how  many preparations of cod-  liver oil there are.      ;  . He will answer, "Hundreds of them." Ask him  which is the best. He will  reply, "Scott's Emulsion."  Then see that this is the  one you obtain.    It contains  the purest cod-liver' oil, free  from   unpleasant   odor,  and  taste. ! You also get the hy-  pfpphosphites and glycerine.  AH   three are blended into  one grand healing and nourishing remedy.  50c. and $1,00, nlfdruggista.  SCOTT .&BO\V.N'E, Chemists, Toronto.    .  Again, this fluming the creek' certainly is a "local improvement" and  should be paid for as such. It is a fine  thing for a few citizens to have a good  road built to the'rear of their premises,  to have drainage, brought through  their premises, at the,public expense,  in which to dump their water closets  and other filth and refuse, and to have  the value of their land and premises  increased nearly double in value���������all  at the public's expense. Note also iii  that no less than eight out of the old  and new'council men's premises nbutt  on the line of. the Hume, cbnscquentiy  it is plain to bo seen they arc seeking  to improve their own premises at the  public expense. Will the taxpayers  go it blind? We. shall sec. Will the  -Hoard of Health allow.the crook to be  converted by those gentlemen into a  common sewer ? We shall see. It will  only require a little poking to stir up a  pretty dense storm about their ears.  Ln regard  to the. other by-law,  exempting the Ruth mine lroni taxation  for their concentrator.   1 cJaim that it  is improper to grant exemption at all  but  if the principle of exemption is  granted, it ought to be under a ger.ertii'  exemption   by-law���������to any ono complying with certain rules and regulations, some of which should be to employ, at least, 20 men iii' the exempted  premises, to comply with   the "Truck  Act"-and allow their men liberty 10  board at home or where iney like, and  not,   compel    them       to      board   at  company's  boarding houses at exorbitant, 'prices���������prices   on   which   many  laiiiiliea couiil live. - '  W'iih your permission I beg to sub-  mil these Jew remarks to the ratepayers.  Yours etc.,  Faie Play.  '-.��������� Sealed tenders will be received up to  noon on Monday SOlli March, for two  or morn lots suitable for a school-site.  Tenders are to describe locality offered  and price, and may be left with anyone'  of the school board.': ' i;,  '."VV.-H. Lilly  A. Grawfoid J-Trustees.  ��������� C.CJiffe  Sandon,' March 3, IS99. '���������  FUE;: &;';W0;QLv-C0;  EXPORTERS' AND IMPORTERS.  200,to 20S..Eirst Ave.';.No.'. .''  .'hiNNE'/ipptfei nmii.  Shipments'Solicited.  Write for Circular.  ^4,4,^^4,4,4,4,^^^  ZP ��������� ^g-^.,:.^     iir.pi.i-T-  h&zm'  &m������i City Council.  Council met on Monday evening.  Absent members-Aid. McDonald and  Crawford.  On motion of Aid. Hunter and  Buckley the accounts of Messrs. L. R.  Forbes and H. P. Christie re transportation of prisoners were referred back  to Tenderers with the notification that  the city is not responsible^ for such  charges.  A communication was received  from Harris <fc Kelly're alleged pauper  patient accompanied by hotel bill for  same.  On motion  of  Aid. Thompson and  Buckley the aecount was not paid, as  they contended  that the city was not  responsible for any account contracted  ' in that way.  A. Osborne, scavenger, appeared before the council in reply to crrtain  charges, as to the manner in which  the scavenger service was conducted,  and explained thai it was impossible  for him to make regular visits on account of deep accumulations of snow  and the salary allowed under Health  by-law was inadequate to remove the  obstacles.  Council adjourned.  THE MINING REVIEW-SATURDAY, MARCH  25. 1890-  THE....  QOODENpyQH  SANDON, B. C.  Slocan City Brevities.  Slocan City, March IS.���������McGregor  Bros, are surveying a mill site at the  first north fork of Lomon creek.  The reported sale of the Arlington  mine, in yesterday's issue of the  Spokesman-Review, is giving renewed  hopes here,', anticipating the deal will  actually be consummated.,  Reports from the Joker group at the  head of Kaslo creek, are very favorable and all indications point to it  being a promising gold proposition.  The Russell,Comedy Co. gave a srit-  isfactor entertainment at tho Music  hall, Saturday evening, to a good audience.  Chas. Buttlcr for many years cm-  ployed by the C.P. R., and recently  baggage master at this place, has resigned his position to engage in other  business.  The Bank 'of'England Mineral claim  gains in appearance as the work progresses. More miners will be put to  work next week.  Tne Sons of Erin celebrated last  evening at the Music hall.  Tne yellow and green appeared on  the street last evening worn in the  .usm'e buttonhole.  LOVE'S '  FLOWER GARDEN.  In Trove's Flower Garden there is the  full-blown rose of maided happiness and  the holy perfume of joyous motherhood  for every woman who takes proper care of  her health  in a womanly way.    For the  weak, sickly, nervous, despondent woman,  who suffers untold miseries in silence from  weakness and disease of the delicate organs  concerned  in, wifehood- and   motherhodd,  thereTare only thorns, and to her the perfume of motherhood is the aroma of death.  No woman is fitted for the responsibilities of wifehood andl the duties of motherhood who is a sufferer in this way.    Every  woman  may be strolls' and   healthy in a  womanly way, if she will.    It lies with herself.    She needs, in the first place, a little  knowledge of the reproductive physiology  of women.   This she can obtain by securing-and reading a cop3'.of Dr. Pierce's Common'.Sense.'Medical Adviser., ,.It contains  100S pages and over .���������500 illustrations.    It  tells all about all the ordinary ills of life,  and how to treat them.,   Several chapters  and illustrations are devoted to the'physical niake-up of women.     It tells how to  treat all the diseases peculiar to women.  It gives the names, addresses, photographs  and experiences of hundreds of women who  have been snatched from the verge of the  grave to live 'happyi healthy lives by'Dr.  Pierce's medicines.     This book site can  obtain free.    It used to cost $1.50, and over  seven hundred thousand copies were purchased by women at that price.    Over a  million women now own copies.    For a paper-covered copy send 31 one-cent stamps,  to cover cost of customs, and mailing only,  to World's   Dispensary  Medical  Association,  Buffalo, N. Y.    For  cloth - binding,  send .so one-cent stamps.  Strictly First-class.  Furnished Rooms.  ���������*i.(^Iii",rt.M,j*t,M.f'L,M,jii,fu>t,^j't/i.n  Northern Pacific Ry.  THE FAST LINE  TO AL.I- POINTS.  The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  Elegant Dining Cars,  Modern Day Coaches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars.  Through tickets to all pionts In tho United  tatesand Canada.  Steamship tlcketsto all parts of the world.  Tickets to China and Japan via Tucoma  and Northern Paelfic Steamship Co.  rral'ns depart irom Spokane:  No. 1, West at 3.-10 p. m., dally.  No. 2, East al.T.SO p. m., daily.  For Information,  time cards,'-maps and  tickets apply to agents oi theS. P. & N.  P. D. GIBBS, Gen. Agent, Spokane. AVnsh.  A. D. CHARLTON, Asst.Gon. Pass. Agent  ;.. 255 Morrison St.; Cor,3rd, Portland, Ore.  SPOKANE FALLS 8- NORTHERN  NELSONS FORT SHEPftlMRY.  RFD MAIN RfllLlY:  OF THE CITY OF  Notice 'to Electors.  The following are the qualifications  for voters'in the election to be held on  the 29th inst. on the question, whether  or not,   "Concentrator By-law  No. 12,  1S00" and "Improvement Loan By-Jaw  No. 34, 1899" be confirmed :���������  "mqnicipaij clauses act" sec.75,clause2.  Subject to Sec. 76 of this act  and to  the provisions of the "Municipal Elections Act" any male or female, who is  a British subject, being of the full age  cf twenty-one years, who is the assessed  of land or-Real property   within  the   municipality   shall havc_ a vote  either confirming   or  negativing  tho  said by-law,  in each ward in which ho  or she may bo   assessed foi  land   or  Real property :  section 7G:  Notwithstanding anything contained  in any Actio  the contrary, no person  shall be entitled to vote upon  any by-  law"for raising money upon the credit  ofcthe municipality, or any by-law 10  which the assent of the electors is ncc-  essnry, unless he or she is tho nssessi  owner   of  land or   real   property   in  such municipality.  UEI'IN'lTION* OV KEAr^i'HOl'EKTY:  "Real   property"' shall   mean   tho  ground or soil and everything annexed  to it by nature, or that is iii" or under  the soil,   except   Klines   or niiner.ils,  : precious   or. base,'-belonging   to   the  Crown, and shall include everything  annexed to the soil, such as buildings,  structures, fences and  all machinery  or other things affixed to any building,  or improvements  made   by  clearing,  dyking or cultivating the soil.  Frank C. Skwmli,,'  .���������.'���������-  City Clerk.  ;yff0r;,;i;v;  From -'those-'..terrible side  aches, back, aches,- headaches' and the thousand' and  one: other ills .'which make  life fullpf misery. '������������������'. -"     ,    .  Most.of those troubles are;.  due, to:'impure, imperfectly:"  filtered blood���������the Kiclnej'S,  are not acting right; and -in.  consequence the system .is,  being poisoned with impurities. . " ,;. '      - - .  /.KIDNEY TOLS.;.  are   daily proving, themselves woman's,  greatest friend and benefactor.   ,   '.-��������������������������� :  ,.-,   Hero is an instance:    ' ��������� ���������  ��������� Mrs. Hnny Fleming, St. Mary!s, N.B:,  says.: '.'The-'-use of l5oan's Kidnoy Pills  restored mo to complete health. The  first symptoms I-noticed invhy ease were  severe pains in the,::small.oi hiy back  and around, the loins, together .'with,  general weakness and, loss of ,appetite  I   gradually    became, worse,    until,  heaving of Doan's Kidney Pills, I got a ���������  box from our druggist.  , I am pleased to testify-to their effectiveness in eorrecttag the-troubles from:  which I suffered. ,: '  The only All-raill route without change  cof cars betwen Nelson and   Rossland and   Spokane and L'ossland.  LKAVE DAITjY AKKIVK  '   0.20 n.m........ ;..Nolson..........5.35 p.m.  12.05 a.m. Kossland........11.20 p.m.  8.30 a.m. ....Spokane .....3.10 p.m.'  The trainlhat loaves Nelson at 0.20 a. m.  makes close connections at Spokane with  rains for all  r/icinc ccmsT foints.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Crock connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  'J '      C. G. Dixon, G.P.T. A.  G.T. Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  A new and splendid assortment of seasonable materials for all kinds of garments now  on hand.  Do Not Forget  ������or Motto���������  A    FIT   WE   GUARANTEE.  In addition to perfect fits we guarantee  perfect workmanship, a matter of much  moment in this day of close competition.  Our prices the-lowest.  ' ��������� jl k. & h. zmm  KOOTENflY'S TAILORS.  HUNTER BROS.  -FOR-  m      CURE ALL YOUR PAIHS WITH  fl Modlcino Ctisst In Itsolf.   _  ioj    Slmplo, Safe ������....' Quick Curo for  gCRAMPS.MAK:' r.?,El\, COOCHS.p  CC.-DS, ^HL-'.".'flTISM, if  rie: :j������;  m. M  29 ar  S3  j?j      25 anct SO  BEWAneOF l,"IT  ',. - STO NEED TO 'SUFFER' .  The agony of Rlunimutism, Sciatica,  Lumbago or Neuralgia. Minium's  Rheumatic Fills curo you ell'ectively���������  cure after other remedies fail. Price  50c, alldealers.  THE FUST AND SHORT ROUTE EAST AND 1ST.  THROUGH SEKVrCE,  FKW.EST CUAXGES  LOWEST KATES  TS PACIFIC CO/7JT.  First-class Sleepers on all I rains.  TOUUlST CAHS Pass Uevolstokc   daily to  St. Paul.  Monday, for Toronto, Thursday for Boston.  Baggage checked to destination and through  tickets Issued.  No customs diflicult.ies.  Connections daily to points reached via Nn-  kn������p.      Dails-(exceptSunday) to points  reached via Koscbery and Slocan City.  Train leaves Sandon dally at, 0,00 a. m.  Train'arrives Sandon dally at !0.55p. m.  Ascertain rales and full information by addressing nearest local agent, or  A.'C. MeARTIIUIl, Agent, Sandon  AV. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt.,.\Tclson  E.J. Coyle; Dlst. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forts.  Sandon. Slocan City.  BE  SURE  YOUR  TICKET  VIA C. P. R.  I .'���������":���������'     '   ;-'.   '���������'���������''���������      ������������������     '-'       '     -   '���������'   '"'���������'' ,-,'.":;"' ':   -'��������� -'    :'-   ;!    '.  i        WHEN .IN.-SANDON 5T0F 3T Tli^  READS  ==  ntles.      I  : CSNUINE.S  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  TIJ1E ZfiRb.  Trains'run on Pacific Standard Time:  Going West.  Leave 8.00 a.m.  8.32 "  '������������������'"       9.30 "     .  .  '���������     n.-io "���������  ���������'���������"'."'     9.55 ":  "���������10.12 "���������--.  c "'    10.25 "  .-":��������� lo.ai  ArrlvelO.-lO  Going East,  Slocan Me Ore Shipments.  The shipments   of ore from Slocan  Lake points to date are as follows ���������  .Mines.  2?romBosun Landing���������  Bosun...   Prom New Denver���������     -  Marion...............   From Silverton-���������  Vancouver   Wakefield .'.........  Comstock..   Emily Edith........   Fidelity ..............  Total for Silverton.  Grand total...  Often Colds settle on the Throat and  Bronchial Tubes, aud make 'tho   voice.  'lioarso and husky, and fin effort to speak,  distressing, .lit 'may bo-; reduced   to  a  whisper or lost entirely for a .while.  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Ain't! there no  water cor   nothing  to  eaL?"  "No, there uin't nothing, dearie.  You'll just need to be patient awhile,  and then you'll bet all right. Put  your head up agia ine, like that, and  then you'll ieel better. It ain't easy lo  talk when your lips is like leather,  bul I guess I'd. best let you know how  tin; caids lie. What's thai you've  go I?"  "Pretty things!" cried tho Title girl,  enthusiastically, holding up two glittering 1 ragmen ts o������ mica. "When wo  goes back to home I'll give them to  brother Bob." i  "You'll see prettier things than  them aoon," said tho man, confidently.  "You just wail a bit. I was going'to  tell you, though���������you, remember when  we left the river?"  |' "Oh, yes."  "Well, we reckoned we'd strike another river soon, d'ye. see. But there  was somethin' wrong; compasses, or  map, or somethin', and it didn't turn  up. Water lan out. Just except a  little drop for the likes of you and���������  and���������" ,  "And you couldn't wash yourself,"  interrupted his companion, gravely,  staring up at his grimy visage.  "No, nor drink. And Mr. Bender,  he was tho first to go, and them Indian Pete, and then Mrs. McGregor,  and then" Johnny Hones, and then,  dearie, your  mother."  '"I hen mother s a deader, too," cried  the little girl, dropping her face in  her pinafore  and sobbing  bitterly.  "Yes; they all wenti except you and  me. 'then 1 thought there) was some  chance of water in this diretcion, so I  heaved you ovor my shoulder and we  iramped it together. Ii don't seem  as though we've improved matters.  There's, an almighty smalt chance for  us nowl"  "Do you mean that we are going to  die, loo?" asked tho child, checking  her sobs, and raising her tear-stained  face.  "1 guess   that's about the size of it."  '   "Why    didn't you    say  so    before?"  she said,     laughing  gleefully.      "You  gave    me    such    a fright.      Why,    of  course, now as long as we die we'll bo  wjth mother again."  "Yes, you will, dearie."  "And   you, loo.   I'll     tell    her  how  invlul good you've been.   I'll    bet   she  meets us at   ihe door of heaven with u  piicher oC water,   and   a lot of    buckwheat cakes,  hot, and    toasted on both  sides,   like Bob and; mo    was   fond of.  How  long will it, be first?"   .  ,   "I don'i  know���������not  very  long."  ���������   The man's eyes were! fixed upon the  northern horizon.   In   the   blue    vault  of   the heaven   there appeared   three  'little .specks    which increased in    size  vould have met his eyes.     Far    away  an the extreme    verge   of, the    alkali  ,jiain   there rose up a little sprayl     of  dust, very slight at  first,  and hardly  t������ be distinguished from)   the mists of  the distance,    but   gradually    growing  higher and  broader  until  it formed a  olid, well-defined cloud.      This  cloud  continued   to  increase in size until  it  became evident   that  it could only bo  i-ai&ed by a great multitudo ot moving  creatures.     In more fertile spots   the  observer would have come  to,  the con-,  elusion   that one of those   great herds  of .bisons,   which      graze  , upon      the  prairic-land was approaching him...This  was obviously' impossible,' in .these arid;  wilds.     As   the whirl   of   dust    drew  nearer   to . the   solitary'- bluff   upon  which   the two castaways were reposing, the canvas-covered tilts of wagons  and     the figures of      armed      horsemen  began  to  show up   through    the  haze,  and  the  apparition, revealed  itself as . being' a great caravan upon .its  journey  for; the West:,    But  what ai  caravan 1  ,   When  the head of  it had  reached the base of,the mountains, tho  rear was not yet visible on the horizon.    ;Right. across the enormous plain  stretched -the  straggling  arrayi   wagons and darts, men on? horseback,' and  men on foot.'���������      Innumerable    women  who staggered    along under burdens,  and  children  who 'toddled  beside   the  wagons or peeped out from under the  white coverings.   ���������.'��������� This was evidently  no ordinary party of immigrants,'},but  rather    some nomad    people who  had  been  compelled    from   "stress, of    circumstances  to seek  themselves a new  country.        There    rose   through    the  clear air    a constant .clattering     and  rumbling from this great'mass of humanity,  with  the  creaking  of  wheels  and the neighing of horses.     Loud as  it was, it was not sufficient to'rouse  the   two tired  wayfarers  above  thein.  At the head of the column there rose  a score ��������� or more of   grave,   iron-faced  men    clad in'���������'" somber homespun    garments    and    armed   'with rifles.      Oh  reaching the    base of } the    bluff they  halted'.and held a short council among  themselyes. ,.,.;/..:,...  "The wells are to' the right, my.  brothers," said one, a hard-lipped,  clean-shaven man with grizzly hair. }  "To the right of the Sierra Blanco���������  so we shall reach the Bio Grande,"  said another. '.  "Fear not for water," cried a third.  "He who could draw it from the recks  will not now abandon- His ow*a- cliosen  people." . ' ���������  -',   .-.      :;},- .:';������������������  "Amen I Amen 1'' responded the' whole  party. :!''���������-���������' '.,.;-, .        .'.-,'���������'.-."���������',.  They were about to resume ���������:their  journey when one of the youngest and  keenest-eyed uttered an exclamation  and pointed up at. the rugged crag  above them. From its summit there  fluttered a little wisp of pink, showing up hard and bright against.' the  gray rocks behind. At the sight there  was a general reining up of horses  and unslinging of guns, while fresh  horsemen came -galloping up to reinforce the vanguard.   . The word "Red-  every moment, so rapidly did thoy approach.     They .speedily resolved   them-   skins" was ouevery lip.  selves   into   throe   large  brown birds,1     ������������������" ������������������   ���������  which circled over tho heads oC tho  two wanderers, and then, settled upon  some rock which overlooked- them.  They were burzards, the vultures of  the West, whose coming is the forerunner of death.  "Cocks and hens," cried tho little  girl, gleefully, pointing at their ill-  omened forms, and clapping her hands  .to make them rise. "Say, did God  make this country?"  ' "In course He did," said her companion, rather startled by this unexpected question.  "He made   the country  down in 111  "There can't bo any number of Injuns here,", said the elderly}man who  appeared to be in command. "We have  passod the Pawness, and there'.arc no  other tribes until we cross the great  mountain." , .,  1    "Shall I go forward and see, Brother  Stangeison ?"  asked one  of "the  band.  "And     I," "And I," cried,  a    dozen  voices.  "Leave your horses below and we  will wait you here," the elder answered: In a moment the young' fellows had  dismounted, fastened their horses, and  were ascending  the    precipitous slope  .    . - which led up to tho object which had  inois, and He made   the Missouri,"  tho   excited their curiosity.     They advanc-  ���������little girl  continued.      "I guess some-   od rapidly    and- noiselessly,  with   the  body else made the country in these  parts. It's not nearly so well done,  They forgot, the water and the trees."  ' "What would ye ihink of offering  up prayer?" the man asked, diffidently.  "II  ain't  night yet,"  she    answered.  "ft don't matter. Ii ain't quite regular,  but  He won't   mind     thai, you  confidence and dexterity of practiced  scouts. The watchers from the plain}  below could see them flit from rock  to rock until their figures . stood out  against the sky-line. The young man  who had first given the alarm was  loading them. ..Suddenly his followers  saw him throw up his hands, as though  overcome    with astonishment,  and on  bet.   Y^ou say    over     them ones   that joining him they were affected in the  you  used  to say  every  night in      tho same'way by the sight which met their  wagon when   we was' on the plains." eyes,            '  " Why don't you  say   somi  yourself* j     On   the  little  plateau which' crown-  the child asked,  with  wondering eyes, ed the barren hill, there stood a single  "I disremembcr  them," he answered, giant bowlder, iind against this bowl-  "I hain't,   .said none   since   I was half der there lay a tall man, long-bearded  the   height    o'thai    gun.   I guess it's and   hardrfeatured,   but  of  an   exces-  never   too   late.      You  say   them out, sivo thinness.   His placid face and re-  aud I'll stand by and come in on    the gular   breathing  showed   (hat  he  was  choruses.  '"lhen you'll need to kneel down,  and me too," f,he said, laying the hhiwl  out lor that purpose. "You'vo goi lo  put your hands up like this. It  makes you feel kind of good." ,   , I  It'.was a strange   sight, . had     there '  been.anything but  the buzzards   toseo  it.   Side by  side on tho  narrow shawl  knelt   the    two wanderers,    the   little,  prattling,child and' ihe reckless, hard-  fast asleep. Beside him lay a little  child, with her round, white arms, encircling his brown, sinewy neck, and  her golden-haired head resting upon  the breast of his velveteen tunic. Her  rosy lips wore parted, showing the regular line of show-white teeth within, and a playful smile played over  hor infantile features. Her plump little white legs, terminating in white  socks   and   neat    shoes    with, shining  ened   adventurer.     Her   chubby    face   buckles,  offered a strange contrast to  and his haggard, angular visage were  both turned up to the cloudloss heaven in i hear if el L entreaty to that dread  Being with whom they were face to  face, while tho two vo'ca:.���������tlu>. one thin  and clear, the other deep and harsh-  united in the treaty for mercy and forgiveness. The prayer finished, ihey  resumed their seat in the, shadow of  the bowlder until the child fell asleep,  tins long, shriveled members of her  companion. On the ledge of rock  above this strange couple there  stood three solemn buzzards, who, at  the sight of the new'-comers, uttered  rancous screams of disappointment and  flapped   sullenly  away. .  The cries of the foul birds awoke the  two sleepers, who stared a'aout them  in   bewilderment.  The  man  staggered  nestling upon ihe broad breast of her j to his feet and looked down upon the  protector.   He watched over her slumber for some time,  but Nature proved  to be too strong for him.     For    three  .days and   three nights he had allowed  himself neither rest nor repose. Slowly  :(he eyelids    drooped    over,     (he    tired  'eyes, and the    head   sank!   lower   and  lower upon   (ho lircartrjuntil the man's  fpizzied beard    was mixed    with   the  *golden tresses   of his   companion, and  'both slept   the same deep and drearo-  ���������ess siumber. (  Had   the  wanderer remained  awake  ,.nr anolier half-hour a strange sight  plain which' had been so desolate when  sleep had overtaken him, and which  was now traversed by this enormous  body of men and beasts. His face assumed an expression of-incredulity as  he gazed, and.he passed his bony hand  over his ayes.    ���������";.���������.-  ''This is what'They call delirium, I  guess, he muttered. The child stood  beside him, holding on to the'skirt of  his coat, and said nothing, but looked  all round' her with the wondering,}  questioning, "gazo of childhood.  The   rescuing   patty    weie   speedily  able to convince the two castaways  that their appearance was no delusion.  One of them seized the little girl, and  hoisted her upon his shouler, while two  others supported her gaunt companion, and assisted him toward the  wagons.  " My name is John Ferrier," the  wanderer explained: "me and that  little 'tin are alll hat's left o' twenty-  one people. The rest is all dead o'  thirst and hunger away down in the  south."  "Is .she your child?"- asked some  one.        ' ~  " I guess she is now," the other crief  defiantly, " sho's mine 'cause I saved  hor. No man will take her away from  mo. She's Lucy Ferrier from this day  on. Who aro you, though?" he continued, glancing wilh curiosity at his  stalwart, sunburned rescuers; '.'there  seems to be a powerful lot of ye."  "Nigh upon ten thousand," said one  of the young men ; " wo aro the persecuted'children of God���������the chosen of  the! angel  Merona."  " I never heard tell on him," said  the wanderer. "He appears to have  chosen  a fair crowd of ye."  "Do riot jest at that which is sacred," said the other sternly. "We are  of those -who believe in those sacred  writings, drawn in Egyptian letters,  on plates of beaten gold, which were  handed'��������� unto the holy Joseph Smith  'at',-Palmyra. Wo have como from  Nauvoo, in the State of Illinois, where  wo had founded our temple. We have  come to seek a refuge from the violent  man and from the godless, even though  it be in the heart of the desert."  The namo of Nauvoo evidently recalled recollections to John Ferrier.  " I see,' he said; "you are the Mormons." ' |  "We are the Mormons," answered his  companions, with one voice.  "Arid where are you going?"  , "We do not know. Tho hand of God  is leading us under the person of our  prophet. You must come before him.  He 'shall!,say what is to be done with  you.';  :'..'/They had reached the base of the  hill by. this time, and wore surrounded by - crowds of the pilgrims���������pale-  faced, meek-looking women, strong,  laughing: children, and.anxious, earnest-eyed men. Many wero the cries  of astonishment and of commiseration  which arose from them when they pre-  ceived the youth of one of the strangers and the destitution of the other.  Their, escort did not halt, however,  but pushed on, followed by a great  crowd of Mormons, until they reached  a wagon which was conspicuous for its  great size and for the gatidiness and  smartness of its appearance. . Six  horses were yoked to it, whereas the  others were furnished with two, or, at  most,1 four apiece. Beside the driver  there sat a man who could not have  been more than thirty years of age,  but whose massive head and resolute  expression marked him as a leader.  He. was reading a brown-baeked volume, but as the crowd approached he  '"''''  it aside,  and listened  attentively  laid  to an account of the episode. Then  he:"turned to the two castaways.  ., "If we take you with us," he said, in  solemn words, "it can only be as believers in our own creed. We shall  have no wolves in our fold. Better  far that, your bones should bleach in  this wilderness than that you should  prove to be that littlo speck of decay  which in time corrupts tho whole fruit.  Will you come with us on these  terms?"  ��������� "Guess I'll come with you on any  terms," said Ferrier, with such emphasis that the grave elders could not  restrain a smile. Tho leader alone retained his stern, impressive expression.  "Take him, Brother Stangerson," he  said, "give him food and drink, and  the child likewise. Let it be your  task also to teach him our holy creed.  We have delayed long enough. Forward 1     On, on to Zion!"  "On, on to Zion 1" ctied the crowd  of Mormons, and the words rippled  down the long caravan, passing from  mouth to mouth until they died away  in a dull murmur in the far distance.  With '!a cracking of whips and a  creaking of wheels the great wagon  got into, motion, and soon tho whole  caravan was winding along once more.  The elder to whoso care the two  waifs had been committed' led them to  his wagon, where a meal was already  awaiting them.  "You shall remain here," he said.  "In a few, days you will have recovered from your fatigues. In tho meantime, remember that now and forever you are o four religion. Brigham  Young has said it, and he has spoken  with the voice of Joseph Smith, which  is the voice of God."  thing prospered in the strange settlement. (Above all, the great temple  which they had erected in tho center  of the city grew ever taller and larger.  From the first'blush of dawn until the  closing of the twilight, the clatter of  the hammer and tho rasp of the saw  was never absent from, the monument  which the emigrants erected to Him  who had led them safe through many  dangers.  Tho    two    castaways, John  Feriier  and the'little girl who had shared his  fortunes and had been adopted as his,  daughter,    accompanied  the Mormons  to tho end of their great pilgrimage.  Little Lucy  Ferrier was borne  along  pleasantly  enough   in  Elder  Stangnr-  ���������son's wagon, a retreat which sho shared with the Mormon's three wives and  with   his  son,    a'headstrong  forward'  boy of  twelve   Having rallied,    with  (he elasticity of childhood,  from    the  shock caused   by hor  mother's death,  she soon   became a  pet  with  the women,   and   reconciled  herself   to    this  new life in hor moving canvas-covered  home.    In the meantime, Ferrier, having recovered from his privations, distinguished himself as a useful guide  and an indefatigable hunter.   So rapidly did he gain  the esteem of his   new  companions,   that ,when   they  reached  the  end  of  their wanderings,  it   was  unanimously agreed that he should bo  provided with as large and as fertile  a tract of land as any of the settlers,  with the exception of Young, himself,  and of Stangerson, Kimball, Johnston  and Drebber, who wero tho four principal  elders. , ���������  On the farm thus acquired John Ferrier  built  himself -a substantial   log-  house,  which  received 'so  many  additions in succeeding years that it grow  into a roomy villa.   Tie was a man of  .a   practical  turn of mind, keen  in his  dealings,  and  skilful  with  his hands.  His  iron  constitution  enabled him  to  work    morning   and   evenings at    improving and tilling his lands.     Hence  it  came  about  that   his farm and  all  that    belonged   to  him  prospered  exceedingly. In three years he was better off  than his neighbors, in six  ho  was well-to-do,  in nine he was    rich,  and in  twelve ,thero wero not half a  dozen men in the whole of Salt  Lake  City  who  . could compare    with  him.  From the great inland sea to the distant.  Wahsatch  Mountains  there  was  no  namo   bettor  known   than  that  of  John Ferrier.  (To he Continued.)  SCAVENGER OF THE STOMACH.  Yiiu   Should   Hut Splnarli for Spring,  Say  (lie Ooelors.  ��������� We are all familiar with tho patent  medicine sign which commends itself  to us by, these cabalistic words, "For  that tired feeling I" Now, those who  may object to buying bottles and bottles of this euro for weariness may  obtain the same results by a liberal  use of the common, every day spinach.  The French call this homely vegetable  the scavengor of the stomach, and now  our own medical men are awakening  to the wonderful medicinal properties  of spinach. It contains salts of potassium, iron and other things which  conduce to a good complexion, long life  and a cheerful disposition.  The man with a disordered liver and  tho woman with a bad complexion  should contract the spinach habit and  these things will be rectified. The  chemist Bingo says that this article of  food contains more iron to the square  inch than "the most renowned ferruginous remedies."  So convinced has' the medical profession become of the value of tho once  despised spinach that, according to the  DISEASE OF THE SPINE.  A .Malady That Unites !lfe Almost I iilirar-  nulc���������A Nova Scotia Lady Tells Mow i*  Cure If.  Mrs.' Frank Minard, of Milton, N.S.,  is a lady who possesses the confidence  of a laigo circle of friends. Mrs. Minard has been a sufferer from, spinal  disease and attendant complications,  and to a reporter she recently gave the  particulars of her cure. Sho said:���������  " As a jesult ot the trouble 1 suffered  terribly. At limes the pain would bo  confined to my back, and at other times  it seemed to affect every nerve in my  body, from the lop of my head to my  toes. As a result I was reduced greatly' in strength, and was unable to stand  upon my (feot long enough to attend tc  my household work. When doing anj  kind of work which required a  standing position I had to provide myself with a high chair as a means of  support. The medicino which the  doctor prescribed for mo did not seem  to afford me more than' temporary relief from tho pain and I was gradually  growing weaker and weaker. Finally  the doctors suggestod that I should  use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and acting on his advice I began to tako them  I had only used a few boxes when the  agony I had suffered for months began  to abate, and I began to regain my  strength. I continued using tho pills  for a short lime longer, and was again  in full possession of,,my health and  strength, and able to do my household  work. I have never enjoyed bettor  health than I am doing at present." ,  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills euro because thoy supply the blood with its  life giving properties and strengthen  weak" norves. All diseases due to either  of those causes aro speedily cured by  the uso of this medicine. , Sold by all  dealers or sent by mail post paid at  50c. a box, or six boxes for ������2.50, by'  addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicino  Co., Brockville, Ont. >  fl  RICHES IN RUBBISH.  Charity  Income  In    Knssl.-i    Derives   an  From YJ'asle .Irllcles.  To the majority of people it seldom  occurs that there could-,bo any possible value attached to the "rubbish"  which collects in every house, aside,  perhaps, from the paper rags, which'  are sold for the munificent sum of ono  half cent a pound. And<yel it has been  proved that this rubbish, if collected  in sufficient quantities, will amount  to enough to aid very materially in  carrying on tho charitable work of a  city. ' ' ���������  -The plan has been tried in Odessa,  Russia, and rexiortod by the United  States Consul from that place. According to his report the Countoss Shuva-  lof, President of tho Society for tho  Belief of the Odessa Poor, had printed  und sent lo every householder in tho  city a circular asking for contributions of all " unuecessary ��������� articles,"  these to comprise everything imagined  and -unimagi'ned, from clothing and  footwear, down to paper, corks, broken  glass, cut-off cigar ends, and even empty cigarette boxes, ln the vernacular  of tho day " any old thing " was asked  for, with the assurance that it would  be received with " most earnest gratitude." i  All that was asked of those contributing" was that they should save this  rubbish, and collectors, dressed in uniform,  would carry it away.       <  The society felt that, in "making this  appeal they wore not taxing thtf gen-r  erosity of any one or trespassing upon anyone's needs, and yet,, by apply-  Cn.VPTER II.  This is not the place to commemorate the trials anil privations endured  by the immigrant Mormons before  they came to their final haven. l:"rom  the shores of tho Mississippi to tho  western slopes of tho Rocky Mountains they had struggled on with a  constancy almost unparalleled in history. The savage man and the savago  beast, .hunger, thirst, fatigue and dis-  easo���������every impediment which Nature  could place in Ihe way, had all been  overcome with Anglo-Saxon, tenacity.  Yet the long journey and the accumulated terrors had shaken the hearts  of the stoutest among them, There  was not one who did not sink upon his  knees in heartfelt prayer when they  saw the broad valley of Utah bathed  in the sunlight beneath them, and  learned ftorn tho lips of their leader  that this was the promised land, arid  that these virgin acres were to . be  theirs forevermoro.  Young speedily proved himself to be  a skilful administrator as well as a  resolute chief. ' Maps wero drawn and  charts prepared, in which the future  city.'was sketched out. All around  farms were apportioned and allotted  in proportion to the standing of each  individual. The tradesman was put  to his trade and the artisan to his  calling. In the town streets arid  squares sprang up.as if by magic. In  the country   there was draining    and  Sanitary Itecord, "it is already an ao-  tive ingredient in several new and j ing to" every household for a contribu-  salable tonics." j tion,   they    would  raise a    sufficient  Tho iron in spinach is easily assimil- j amount to aid materially in carrying  ated and the vegetable is easily digest- ��������� on their charitable work,  ed. Tho fact that spinach has such a I After the material was collected it  remarkable effect upon the complex- j was separated into various classes, and,  ion will recommend it to the girls, and ; sold to firms who workted it oyer and������  its beneficial effects on the liver will j used it in tho manufacture of paper,  recommend it to the men.   For a "next ' glass,  metals,  etc. !  morning" nothing is so good as a ��������� The suggestion might be worthy of  hearty breakfast of spinach. ! consideration by our own charitable sc-  ��������� In short the virtues of the vegetable cietios. The work entailed could be  are so numerous that it would take a parried on largely by those.to whom  long time to tell them, but if the am is given, thua carrying out tho  spinach habit grows to anything like rule now widely adopted of requiring  the proportion reached by the oatmeal SOmo service in exchange for aid, inhabit    we    shall shortly turn into    a   stead of giving alms, as was done be-  strong, iron built, fresh complexioned,  anti-bilious people.  YOUR ORIGIN.  To I-Hsli Tribe .Science. Claims  Unman  Bo,  Iiirh Once  ItcloiiKOl.  Did you know that there are many  natives in the' Bast that have webbed  hands? They are coast residents of  Malaya and    tho    South   Sea Islands.  foro   sociological     questions  carefully   studied.  were  so  STEALTH HINTS.  Tho Philadelphia Medical Journal estimates that typhoid fever costs that  city ������1,500,000, a year, reckoning a  death at only ������2,000 and the loss of  timo at ������1 a day. This is the' interest  at 3 per cent, upon ������50,000,030. Ty-  This proves to scientists that men orig- \ phoid is preventable, it doesn't attack  inally belonged to tho fish tribe.  Every person has dominant gills and  fins, some more pronounced than others. The birds occupy a different department of natural history all to  themselves. There Is nothing about n  man that descended from bird life. On  either side of the nock is a dormant  gill. It is a muscle standing upright  and Jiai'dly perceptible. The fins are  muscles ori the back and sides of tho  body in about the same position they  occupy on fishes. Men who habit the  water a great deal more than others  have these muscles abnormally, developed. The scales of the human body,  while smaller and of an epithelium extraction; are exact reproductions of  the soales of the fish. In brief, my  dear sir, it is claimed on high scientific authority that your ancestors were  very fishy, but science never was a  great respector of delicat^ senjsibili^  ties. }. ,,    - . .  CHEAP   WIVES  IN   AFRICA.  In   Africa wives  are  often   sold   for  people  who  use pure water and  puro  milk  The main reason why consumptives  aro sent to New Mexico is that it is  always warm enough thoro to stay outdoors. Staying out of doors is the specific   for  almost  every  ill.  Dr.'London Carter Gray says that a  healthy person in middle' ago needs  eight hours sleep. ��������� If one wastes; an  "hour'in trying to get to sleep he must  add that hour to the eight, making  nine in all. The alarm clock kills'more'  people than war does.  It' takes an, hour to eat dinner pro-  porly and thirty, minutes for lunch.  Some eat quicker, but they' don't save  timo by it. Hurried feeding shortens  life.'.:"'-'  A mirror helps health if you use it  right. Practice smiling at it, not  frowning. Don't worry. Make a practice   of   not  worrying.    -  In selecting a climate for invalids  remember this simple rule :'" For nervous complaints and, overtension, tha  sea level arid damp air; for pulmonary  <������'!.!,  u  till  ��������� l^'nai  \\iiou,  Nacle.  y?ra  vawjf  j- -th%  '/it i|  I 'fol  ri--rel  UcaS  fV������'i  ihaq  '"eer  i iav  "'������������������STnO  > aur-S  f# '  ��������� ,,>;,atg  "Jalll  ,-f'nJ  ���������iv-  TA  M  \A   Ft  I  1  \H  u\  M  h^dcirtit,   planting  and  clearing,  until       ���������         ...     .       ,--.   -,--      ���������-    i ,, ,   ���������        ��������� ,       , <���������  the next summer saw tho whole ooun-   two packets of hairpins, and they are , troubles,  mountain air and a dry...en,  tiy g)i'den wi'h the wheat crop Every-   sometimes  dear  at  that jmato;   for  all, outdoor aix.  *1  ,i - --         . jz^immm A PASSIVE REPENTANCE  The man laughed" quietly to himself  as ho raised the blind of the window at  bis berth "and lay looking out upon  the' fleeting moonlit country. They  would never catch' him, he was sure  of that, nor recover any part of the  money that rested securely in his inside pocket at that very moment.' He  v had made a careful study of criminology before doing this thing, and he  -knew that only those of a certain  class, who wero suro to drift to cer-  ' tain haums, wore usally captuurod by  tho authorities. As for Mary, they  .might watch her forever and got no  indication of his whereabouts. When  the',right time came" he had tho plan'  formulated, whereby they might bo reunited in safety, and live out" their  quiet lives in such peaceful fashion  as thoy had always dreamed of through  the days of weary, hopeless struggling and unending toil. lie was glad  the opportunity had come for him to  steal the money thai by a perverted  sense of tho injustice of things he felt  to bo his by right. " Hang them," ho  thought in a sudden fury, as the remembrance of the long years of grinding drudgery came over him, " they  had no right to become rich through  my energy and brain and withhold  from me toy just share. And that is'  all I have taken. Just my own share."  In the searching self-analysis that  followed he was surprised to find no  trace of moral regret or senso of guilt.  True, Mary had felt it, but she loved  him just the same. Nothing could  alter that. By and by, in that quiet  happy life that was to be theirs, she  would eease to think of it altogether,  but in any event sho would cling to  him, ho know, " God bless her l'- ho  said aloud to the akurrying tree tops  and tho stars as the train sped on.  " And the little one," he 'added, after  .a pause.  The little one. Ah, that was another  thing to consider. Sho should have  such advantages as she deserved, and  should be reared in tho sweet, gentle  fashion that is possible only where the  sordid conditions of daily world-fighting are not present. And she would  never know. ������ ���������  His mind unconsciously reverted to  the scenes of his former employment,  and he wondered if by any possibility  they had yet discovered the loss, and  smiled an immediate negative as he  .thought, that while if seemed ages ago  since he had crept into the safe which  held, for the ono night only, the enormous sum which had templed him,  it was in reality bub a few hours, and  they would not miss it until 9 o'clock  in the morning ,and it was now but  eleven at night.  For a moment he felt a pang of  something like shame as he thought  of tho incredulous surprise that would  be felt by tho President and Secretary of his company. Really they had  treated him nicely after all, viewed  from a strictly personal standpoint,  but his face hardened at once as he  again thought of the years of pinching, struggling poverty. No, it was  his own money after all.  His train of thought was interrupted by a" hand fumbling at (he curtains  of his berth, an ebony hand that reached in and unbuttoned the fastenings.  A moment later tho porter stood in the  opening,   a telegram   in  his  hand:  " Are you Mr. Sewell ?" the porter  demanded,  Yes, he was Mr. Sewell. He was surprised to find that he answered to his  . new name so easily and so readily, although his heart beat rapidly as the  possibilities couched in an en route  telegram for him flashed upon him,  but he,-was a man of action and hastily tore it open.  " Ethel is dangerously ill," it read,  " and calls for you every minute.  Mary."  The little one ! He was up and dressed and walking up and down in ihe  smoking compartment cursing vicious-,  ly in a few minutes. There was but  little struggle; only railing. He knew  at once that he would go back; that  nothing could keep him away, and he  knew, too, what would follow.  . At the next stop he got off and  paced the platform savagely for the  half hour in -which ho waited for the-  return train. Ho did not. take a sleeper for the return, there was not enough room to pace up and down as  there  was, in   the  smoker.-    A  youth  time ho allowed himself to think. It  must bo about lime for the officers  to come for him. No, he saw as he  pulled out his watch itt was only 8.30,  as yet and they did not know. He instinctively touched the���������pocket where  the treasure lay. What should he do  now ?  He felt an arm, steal round his neck  and Mary was leaning upon his shoulder,  with  her lips to his ear.  " Isn't there time yet to put it  back, John?" she asked, instinctively  recognizing his thought.  To put it back I Strangely enough  he had not thought of that. It was  an inspiration I He kissed her, and  hurriedly donning his hat and overcoat ran out to catch a passing car,  He timed its progress feverishly, and  saw that it would be full 9 o'clock  when lie got to tho office. Oh, well,  the.y might bo a little late, they usually  were. <  His heart fell as he turned the key  in the office door and found within  his two superiors gravely standing in  front of the open safe, and he realized  that it was all over. Without a word  he laid the package of bills down upon  his desk and stood before them, hollow  eyed  and  worn.  , " It was scarcely wiso for you to  assume the care of so largo an  amount," said the senior member of  the company, as he replaced the bills  in tho safe with a sigh of relief. " No  one knew it was here besides our.' elves.'  " You are mistaken," said the man,  in' a dead tone, "I stole it."  They looked at him a moment in  serious amazement, and then ihe senior member, after a momont of thought  requested him gravely to step into the  back room for a moment to wait while  they discussed Ihe matter between  themselves.  It was a full half hour before, they  called'him out again, and even then  there was no officer present, as ho  imagined there would be. Instead, the  President  handed  him a check,  " You have been wit h us for .years,  and you aro overworked," he said in a  kindly tone he had never used before,  " And you need a vacation ? Take it,  and when you return we will have a  settlement. We have been laying aside  a royalty in stock for you for years,  but perhaps we hold it back (oo long.  Tho package you took vra.il only paper,  by the way. The real one is in a drawer  in  my  desk."  The' man stood dazed for a moment,  and-.then wrung (ho President's outstretched hand wilh a spasmodic'grip  and   started  for  tho  door.  " Whe7'o are you going?" asked the  President.  " To tell Mary," replied the man  through   his   tears.  9^^/&q/9j/^q/&-  ~^^/9/9>9  W j he Home  CHINESE ETIQUETTE.  or  The    Itu'Clitiis   Hake,   I'mllicr   Slinl.r  Oriental IVciillarltlc.H.  The    Russians    have    been'   making  something of a study of Chinese manners   and   etiquette  and   their  periodicals   aro   reporting    what   has    been  learned.   The   latest   number  of  Rus-  sskii Viestnik says it is not surprising  that  (he Celestials consider Europeans  barbarians when  thoy seo continually  what  they consider bad manners   and  breaches  of  etiquette  on  the part  of  white men.   Tho proper thing, according to the Chinese notion, is diametrically   opposed   to   tho   European   idea.  For instance, when a Chinese welcomes  a visitor to his house, he does not remove   hi������  hat,  if he happens  to  have  it   on.    He   puts  his  hat  on   if  he   is  caught  without it.   The seat of honor  at  the table is at the loft of the host.  It  would  be considered an. offence if  the   guest   inquired  about   the  health  of the hostess, or, still worse, expressed   a desire   to   be  presenlled  to   her.  A   Chinese   takes  offence  if  told   that  ho looks younger than he is.   Tho older  tho man the more ho is respected,  independently   of   his    qualities,   and,  therefore,  a Chtneso wishes to appear  older  than ho really is.    He willingly  forgives many offences, but should any  one   happen   to   tread  on. his  foot  he  will refuse to accept the most humble  apologies.   When  a son  dies in a Chinese-family   the bereaved father  considers  it  proper  co show strangers  a  smiling  countenance,  no matter what  his sufferings may bo.  The Russian newspaper asserts that  there is a Minister of Etiquette in  China known as Li-pu. Ancient books  on manners are accepted by him as  authority. 'The books include 200 vol-  uiries. ^Some of tho rules are Draconian in their severity. A Chinese cau-  not even build a house according to  his taste. No matter how rich he is,  it is not proper for him to build ir  finer or a higher house than that of  his   neighbour,   if   tho   latter   happens  to be . of superior rank socially. In  with a penchant for getting acquaint- ! Chinese etiquette there are eight var-  ed, observed that ho was nervous, and | ioties of the bow, Ignorance of Chinese  ideas of propriety with regard to the  bow has often caused embarrassment.  A Chinese, displeased with his, situation, will not tell his employer Ihe  real reason for resigning, but will give  poor health or the death of a relative  Such things  CHOICE BJECTPES.  Stuffed Rolls.���������Scald one cup of  milk and add two level tablespoons of  butter. When lukewarm add one  level teaspoonful of salt, one yeast  cake dissolved in two tablespoons of  lukewarm water and one one-half  cups of flour. Let it rise and add  flour to knead, taking care not to use  too much. Toss on to a floured board,  pat and roll out one-third of an inch  thick. Shape into small rounds with  a biscuit cutter, arrange on a buttered shoot three-quarters of an inch  apart, let rise, brush over with the  white or the yolk of an egg and bake  in a moderate over. Tho roils should  not be allowed to rise in too warm a  place, as they would spread out and  not keep in good shape. When ready  to serve remove tho tops and centors  and fill-with chioken salad, replacing  the tops. Theso rolls should not be  larger than would mako three bites.  Sandwiches.���������Close grained bread is  best for sandwiches, and it must bo  cut in very thin slices. If the right  kind of bread is not used the sandwiches will not be a success. The  crusts should always be removed, and  upon the filling depends whether  white, whole wheat, ,.brown or rye  bread is to be used. Sandwich cutters of fancy shapes may be bought  at house lurnishing store's, and for  card parties tho hearts, diamonds,  spades and clubs are used.- Sandwiches are kept moist by wrapping  them in paraffine paper or in a napkin or piece of cheese cloth which  has been wrung out of hot water,  A particularly new'sandwich is made  by putting two oysters fried in butter between two slioos of bread with  a ieattuco leaf.  Windsor Sandwiches.��������� Cream one-  third of a cup of butler, using a small  wooden spoon or a silver fork. Add  half a cup , each of finely chopped  ham and the white meat of chioken,  or vary the proportion of chicken and  ham to suit the taste. Season with  salt and paprika. Spread the mixture  on thin slices of while bread, cut in  any shape desired, and place a small  lettuce leaf which has been washed  and thoroughly drained in each sandwich, letting the lel.tuoe leaf show at  the sides of the bread. Tho lettuce  may be omitted if preferred.  To keep lettuce fresh, a good way is  lo separate the lettuce leaves, sprinkle  with water, and put in a dargo tin  pail, covering closely. Or it may bo  wrapped in ti damp cheese cloth, and  kept in tho same way as recommended for parsley on previous occasions.  Marguerites.���������Beat two eggs slightly, add one cup of rather dark brown  sugar, half a cup of pastry flour, quarter of "a teaspoon of baking powder,  one-third teaspoon of salt and one cup  of pecan meats broken in small  pieces. Bake in small fluted tins,  decorating each with a half nut. A  moderate oven is best for baking  these, hotter than for sponge cake,  but not so hot as for a layer cake or  small cakes usually. Tho time ��������� required will be from ten to twelve minutes. .This recipe gives about thirty  little cakes. Care should be taken  when removing them from the pan,  and they will come out a little easier  if allowed to stand awhile. They  should be covered before they are  thoroughly cold so that they will keep  tender and not get crisp. Pecan nut  meals may be. purchased by the  pound from dealers in confectioners'  supplies. "  Almonds.���������Mix one cup of brown  sugar with quarter of a cup of water.  sBoil one minute, add half a cup of  blanched Jordan almonds and stir until the nuts are brown. Drop on an  oiled or buttered dish to cool. The almonds are blanched by pouring boiling water over them, allowing them  to stand     a    moment,  lemons and owing to their thicker  rind, Malaga lemons are the best for  this purpose. In cutting off the chips  the cutter should exercise care not to  take any of the white part of the  rind.' Put them to soak in a brine  made by mixing half a cupful ef salt  in two cupfuls of cold water, ��������� and  when they have soaked 24 hours,  drain and put them in clear cold  water, and let boil for one hour; then  drain and cover thorn again with cold  water, and let them boil an,hour longer. If tender, drain and weigh them;  and to every pound allow a pound of  sugar.  Make next a syrup with a pint of  cold water and the juice of two lemons to every two pounds sugar. Let  this syrup cook ton minutes then strain  over chips, having first arranged  them nicely in a small stone jar.  Leave them for two days, then strain  off the syrup, add about a quarter of  a pound more of sugar to every  pound used before, and, having boiled  the syrup down until it is quit������ thick,  pour it over the chips again. Repeal  this process, adding another quarter  of a pound of sugar, for every pound  and a quarter previously used, boiling  it nearly to a-candy this time before  you pour it over tho chips.  ' Out of this syrup drain the chips.  Then clarify the syrup, and if there  is danger of its turning into candy,  add a little more water or lemon juice.  Put the chips back and boil them until a drop of the syrup rolled in the  fingers, which have been dipped for  tho purpose in ice water, forms a  creamy ball. This sta.ge attained,  stir the chips in the syrup, after cooling them in it for a few minutes. Remember not to let the syrup get cold  further than to be still warm and  flexible, when the chips are stirred;  and bo suro to stir them well, for  then they will separate, and when  (his occurs they should be laid on a  warm shelf to dry thoroughly, a half  cupful of dry sugar sometimes assisting tho work. They then "form most  excellent dainties���������just the things  with which .to "treat" company.  Sweet orange peel prepared in (ho  same_ way is equally good.  PLANS A GREAT RAILROAD.  Cecil   Rhodes   Would Connect  Cave   Town  and Cairo l>j a JSr!tU!i-i:<o pllan Line.  Mr. Cecir Rhodes, known throughout  the civilized" world -as a speculator of  stupendous ideas, has again indulged  in a sort of day dream. He has sprung  on the British and South African publics many startling schemes, some of  which, as his bank account would  doubtless show, have been surprisingly successful. He now comes to the  front, however, wilh a project so far  surpassing all of his previous games  thai with Ihe possible exception of the  plans of the De Lesseps, it may be said  to be without a parallel in latter day  engineering. It is no less than to  build a line of railroad from Cape Town  to  Cairo. ,  China's Dowager Empress    a  Dr. Morrison, the Pekin 'correspondent of the London Times, thus describes the recent interview between  the Dowuger-Empress of China and the  ladies of the diploma tio body in Pekin:  After numerous difficulties and delays, due in great measure to the  question of interpreters, the promised  reception of the ladies of the diplomatic body by the Dowager-Empress  look place at the palace yesterday. The  event was a noteworthy innovation,  and it is only fair to Lady Mao-  Donald, wife of the British Minister*  lo state that it was sho who was chiefly instrumental in arranging, the preliminaries of a ceremony calculated to,  destroy many of the barriers which  have heretofore excluded Europeans  from intercourse with the . imperial  court.  Tho. wives of the seven foreign Ministers assembled at the British Legation and proceeded together to the  palace, the route they followed being  kept clear by the police. At tho entrance to the precincts of the palace  they were met by a group of gorgeously apparelled mandarins. Leaving  their own chairs, tho ladies were conducted in palace chairs to the electric  tramway and conveyed lo the great  hall, where sLood a number of ladies  of Iho court, who had been deputed to  escort them to the audience chamber.  Hero the Dowager-Empress was seated  on a daia behind a small table decorated  with chrysanthemums and apples, tho  Emperor being seated on Her Majesty's  left.  Tho ladies of tho diplomatic body  ranged themselves in front of tho dais,  and Lady Macftonald, as (heir doyenne,  stepping forward, read in English an  ,-ddress expressing Iho pleasure of the  parly at the opportunity thus afforded  them to offer to tho Dowager-Empress  (heir congratulations on Her, Majesty's  birthday, and tho hope that the precedent would be followed by tho ladies  of China. yf-  The Dowager-Empress graciously returned thanks. Lady MacDonaid, followed by the. rest of   the   ladies,    then.  mounted the dais and -bowed to tho  Emperor and Dowager-Empress. The  latter presented to oach of the ladies a  gold ring set with pearls, which Her  Mujesly herself placed on their fingers.  After this ceremony the foreign  Ministers wives retired lo an adjoining hall, where ,a sumptuous; Chinese  luncheon was served, the Princess  Ching presiding. The interpreters  lunched at a smaller table. The ladies  were then escorted to an adjoining  room for a brief interval of rest. Returning presently lo the banqueting  hall, the ladies found it orowded with  princesses and palace attendants, and a  little later the Dowager-Empress entered, accompanied by the Emp"eroi-'.  wife. The Dowager-Empress is described by those who were present as having a determined face, somewhat s.-k-  . low, but relieved by a charming smiu-.  As past experiments have shown, the ; Contrary  to  the   Chinese   custom, II" r  scheme  is  NOT ALTOGETHER CHIMERICAL.  Part of the proposed system is already  in' action and styled the Mombassa-  Uganda Railroad, runs through what  but a score of years ago was for a white  man the most unhoaltliful country in  the world, missionary teas and kindred civilities being in vogue. This  line now does a paying business. Besides this, in various parts of tho continent, and stretching in a general  direction from north to south, there  are 2,33-1 miles of profitable lines in  operation. Consiuoring mese facts, Mr  Rhodes' plea that oven if his road does  not pay for itself for the first 10 years,  it cannot fail to bo amply profitable  in   the   end,   seems  quite  plausible.  Mr.  Rhodes  has submitted his map  lo   ihe   British   public,  and  oven  now  coaxes   the British .Parliament  to aid  then changing, him  in  his project.   The Goj-emment  them to cold warer and removing the \ has already been instrumental in fur-  skins. -If they seem moist, or the day thcring (ho extension of Ihe Omdur-  is nioi.sl, it is belter lo dry thorn in , man line to the Sobat River, while  the   oven    before   adding them to tho, it   is-   under   its  own  steady   pressure  thai    Ihe   line   to   Buluwayo   is   being  pushed   forward  so   rapidly.    There  is  syrup.  Macaroons���������Work half a pound of  almond pasl������ and ihroe-eighlhs of  a pound of powdered sugar together.  Add the whites of three" eggs gradually  and work   until   the    mixture, is  little doubt thai in the end royal  countenance will be extended to the  South African, too. His line of extension is most congenial to British ideas  of progress, as the majority lies en-  ,.    . T, , ��������� .,       , ��������� ,     ,    Itirely   with   the   British   or   Egyptian  smooth.   Drop   on    unbuttered  sheets,   territory and could not fail,-when the  half   an    inch    apart,    using a pastry   time,   of  its  prosperity,    should    have  bag and  tulie  or a teaspoon.   Bake .-20   come,   to more than,  or 25 minutes in rather a slow   oven, j AMPLY   REPAY   ITS  PROJECTORS'.  to have  them  delicately baked,  but if  j     As shown on the map, the bed must  was rewarded by a snarl, which sent  him promptly into the ladies' car. His  mind was in a tumult in which everything was confused with Kate mocking at it all, and the tumult oont inue.d  without clear reason or purpose until  lie reached home.  "I am afraid she cannot be saved,"  said the doctor, kindly, as Mary hung  weeping -upon  him.  "She shall I" he swore, as he gently  disengaged, his wife's arrris, and, push-  ed on into the bedroom. The child lay  delirious and moaning upon her little  bed, her eyes fiery bright from the  sudden fever, and the man threw off  his coat, and sitting down beside'hor,  took her hands in his with an intent  purpose. She was bone of his bone,  flesh of his flesh', and she should riot  die He. defied God to take her! from  him its ho felt life* and vitality throbbing in his veins, and quivering where  the little hands lay in his. And by  and by, soothed and calmed, she sank  to sleep, and the crisis was past for  the time. i  It was morning now, and for the fi rst  as a pretext for leaving,  have led many persons to regard the  Chinese as insincere, but this does them  injustice. Thoy aro also'unjustly considered to be cold, unemotional and  indifferent to the sufferings of others.  As a matter of fact this appearance  of stolidity is only a specimen of the  wonderful self-control and the iron  force of character with whioht his race  is   endowed. < >  EAR MUSCLES.  Scientists assort that early man. used  to ba able to wag his ears as an indication of pleasure, or to brush away  flies frorii under his back hair, but. as  the muscles ��������� were not brought into  continual use they became rudimentary.  the  oven  is  too  slow,   they will,   dry, i ,.       , .       ...     .,..    r ,       ,     .  or if. not sufficiently baked, will shrink!116 .������'"������   the Nile for many  hundred  and "fall.     More white of egg may be  needed    if   the  almond   paste   is  dry,  The  ulmond  paste  may, be   purchased  in cans at the grocer's or of drealers in  confectioners' supplies.  Grape Frappe.��������� Boil four cups' of  water and two cups of sugar 20 minutes. Cool and add one pint of grape  juice, two-thirds of a cup of orange  juice and quarter of a cup of lemon  juice. ' Freeze, using equal parts of  ice and salt, which gives to the! ,'hiix-  ture a granular consistency which is  characteristic ��������� of a frappe. This  fappo may be served in a block of iee  with fern leaves about it. Unfer-  mented grape juice may bo purchased  at the grocer's or bottled for home  use from Concorda grapes, which give  the best results. Do not let (lie frappe  stand in the freezer "any longer than  necessary, on account of the action  of the acids on the metal.    -.',-  OLD TIME CONFECTIONS.  Cut   chip3   from   the yellow peel of  [miles; seemingly an obstacle to an obr  ! server at his distance. The rich, and  yet almost undeveloped iron .and coal  districts in the Zeinbesi and British  Central Africa are to form one of the  sources of revenue '.while tho theory  that in (ho next 50 years Africa is  certain tu double her population, is  expected io keep the stock al: par. Engineers will doubtless watch the progress of tho scheme with intense interest as tho funds involved are an  appreciable portion of (he world's  wealth. In spite of even the most: sanguine expectations of Mr. Rhodes himself however, it will bo some months  yet before the bonds aro on the market. But if the road is operated within 10 years, in view of Mr. Stanley's  experiences, but two decades before,  it will be marvelous in the extreme,  The world goes rapidly in these, limes.  '    SPENT FOR DRINK.  A   clergyman   has   figurod  out   that  $5 isispent for drink in  England for  every   penny  and  a half expended on  missionary work.  Majesty's face is not painted. Tl  Emperor's wife is described as being  very pretty, with, however, a sad and  subdued expression.  With the foreign ladies the Dowager-Empress conversed affably, expressing a hope that they had enjoyed  I heir visit. When tea was served Her  Mujesly drank from tho same cup with  each Minister's wife, and shortly afterwards, giving way lo an outburst or  womanly emotion, she ombraoed all her  visitors in   turn.  The party next adjourned to the.  theatre, traversing numerous gorjrr.-  ous corridors. Tho palace theatre is  a huge hall wilh a platform in the cp: -  tro, and is surrounded by boxes ( l -  closed in plate glass. At the coir,  meneement of the proceedings 13. i  stage was filled by a, crowd of hig'i  mandarins who on the appearance i  the Emperor and Dowager-Empre ,  kolowed to them thrice. Tho p1: >.  which lasted a considerable time,' -,\ i  acted by palace eunuchs. 'It was f ������������������ ���������  lowed by acrobatic performances, aft :���������  which tho party returned to the dining hall, where Chinese sweetme its,  tea, and wine, were served.  The Dowager-Empress afterwards  again appeared, and bade adieu to her  visitors, saying she hoped to see them  again. Tho ladies wore escorted back  to the gates of the palace with tho  same ceremonies as had been observed  on their arrival, and returned horn-,  late in tho afternoon. All received  presents before leaving. Throughout  the proceedings th:1. Dowager.-Fnipre^s  displayed the inmost cordiality^ Her  Majesly was especially gracious to Lady  MncDonnld,. and onco while .conversing with her, patted her playfullv on  the cheek.  The effect of the visit on tl':-. puliii'-.  mind will, undoubtedly,-be Tory great,  thi'. Chinese regarding such a departure  from ancient usige. as more significant  than   any  political  change.  FADS IN HAIR .DRESSING .  Women who for several seasons have'  deplored the absence of the bang will  be glad to know that it has been rehabilitated. Its softening effect was too  precious to be given, up for a longer  timo by French wonien, who have always uoeri keenly alert to the value  of the curve, whether.for. gowns or  for thp coiffure. So the bang or curbed  fringe, is to be with us again, in spile  of the scorn, in which American women  now hold it. Wo are (old, also, Chat  for day wear a coil on tho nape of  (he neck, made by plaiting all the hair  in a single braid and securing it thus  low, is to be the correct mode for tho  street. All waves and puffs must bo  smoother out, and the h:iir drawn back  lightly to reveal the contours of tha  head.  -litems THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MARCH 25, r.899.  I!-1  m,  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  WANTED���������Washerwoman by the  day.   Apply at CliiTe's Bookstore, city.  Silverton citizens are rustling in  good time to have a big 2-ith of May  celebration.  Sammy Nichols had the misfortune  to have his face badly bitten b3r a dog  on Tuesday.  The barbers of the city will adhere  to the Sunday closing on I'nd after the  10th of April.  Mr. Moilatt, of the Rossland Miner,  was in the city yesterday in the interest of his paper.  Mr. Clide made a tour of the south  country this week pushing the circulation of The Review.  Mr. Mighton removed his tobacco  stock to Greenwood on Thursday. He  may be sorry for the change.  Mr. Isaac Crawford has become a  real estate man, having bought Mr.  Brown's and Mr. Bragg's residences.  It is generally estimated that thp  ���������Miners' dance witnessed the largest  social assembly ever held in the city.  Mr. Day, of the Sandon Soda Works,  will go to Greenwood to sec what he  can do in the way of money making.  Miss Mason, a fashionable dressmaker, has taken rooms i.t Mrs. Will  Yates', and is prepared to do all kinds  of sewing.'  JNakusp is going to have a .?50,000  sanitarium. Toronto parties have  bought the springs back of the town  for that purpose.  The Uniform Rank of K. of P's of  this city went over to New Denver  on Sunday to join their Brethren there  in a church parade.  The band put in an appearance once  more at the rink on Tcusday evening  to the evident delight of the many  skaters in attendance.  One drunk sent down for a few days  was all the business of the police court  the past week.  IP. C. Lune is now operating in ore  hauling at Silverton. He is building  up a fine business.  Two arrivals at the hospital this  week���������E. Smith, of the It. E. Lee, per-  etonitis; ���������Isaacson, of the Star, injured foot.  Mr. Stubbs haB received the appointment of night policeman and is now  guardian of the peace during the hours  of solitude.  The Romon Catholics are talking of  building a church here in the spring.  They arc a numerous body hero, and  ought to have a large congregation.'  Every cyclist should carry a bottle  of Hagyard's Yellow Oil. It has no  equal for taking out inflammation, reducing swelling or relieving pain.  Price'25c.  Mrs. Joseph Langtry,BrockviHe,Ont.,  says : "I have used Dr. Low's Worm  Syrup and I cm say that it has done  my children good. It never fails to  act promptly."   Price 25c.  Two petitions have been entered  against the election of the Hon. J F.  Plume, one by some ol his previous  supporters. They ought to have a  good knowledge of how corruptly the  last election wis run.  SOME HINTS.  *  ������  ������  How often mothers are perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by their little ones losing appetite and refusing all  manner of food when children will take  *  *  &  ������  oa������  oo<������  -at nearly any time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for  HEALTH Mb STRENQTH  4  ^4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,^4,4,4,^  The dying winter   seemed  to have  taken  a new lease of life this  week  Wc suppose the equinox must be ob  % served even in the mountains.  Mr*. Yates will give an illustration  of her methods of "teaching the young  idea how to shoot" at her school room,  Lloyd building, on Thursday next.  Stop that Cough ! Take warning. It  may lead to consumption. A 25c.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  ljfe.   Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.   ,  The body of John Evans drowned by  falling off the boat into the lake at  Eosebery, last January, has been recovered and removed to Nelson for interment.  .  Catarrh  cured.   A clear head   and  , sweet   breath   secured   with   Shiloh's  Catarrh Remedy.   Wo sell six bottles  for S3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  ,, Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  After an experiment in business in  Toronto Dr. Milloy, dentist, evidently  thinks Sandon is better, as he is back  into business again in the old stand,  Virginia bloelc.  Karl's Clover Root Tea, for constipation it's the best, and if after using it  you don't say so, return the package  and get your money. Sold at McQueen's Drng Store.  Bridge No. 27 on the K. & S., below  the Payne ore house, was partly carried away by a small snow slide, Saturday last. A crew of workmen had  the repairs made to permit frame to  be resumed on Monday.  Shiloh's Consumption Cure cures  where others fail. It is the leading  Cough Cure, and no home should be  without it. Pleasant to take and goes  right to the spot. Sold by McQueen the  Druggist.  Mat Guthrie, one of the original  owners of the Lucky Jim mine in the  Slocan, who was beaten over the head  with a piece of scantling, two weeks  since at Republic, is alive, but it is  not thought that he will recover. He  refused to prosecute his assailant, who  immediately left for parts unknown.  Mr. Harris has word from Vancouver that in the suic of Spencer against  himself, the full court has dismissed  the appeal of Spencer against the decision of Justice Irving. _ This virtually leaves the matter as it stood after  Irving gave his judgement. Mr. Spencer calks of a new trial on new and  different grounds.  For Constipation take Karl's Clover  Root Tea, the great Blood Purifier:  Cures Headache, Nervousness, Eruptions on the skin, and makes the head  clear as a bell. Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store. '  The Russell Comedy Co., like their  predecessors, did not meet with a very  warm reception in Sandon. The day  when a two or three company can entertain a Sandon audience is happily  past, even though they may possess  some talent. We believe, on this occasion, the acting of the child Gladys  was favorably commented on by the  few present.  The destruction by fire of the Wind-:'  sor hotel, New York, is one of the most  appalling accidents that haa occurred  on the continent for some time.   The  sight of scores of human beings jumping from the burning building only to  be dashed to pieces on the merciless  pavement below,'and as many more, in  an effort to escape, falling back in to  the exulting flames,  must have been  eickeir'ng to the thousands of helpless  spectators of the scene.    ���������-. ���������  , Some of our citizens talk of planting  some dynamite on the K. & S. at the  head of the first stairs, by the lire hall,  to see if thoy can keep those freight  cars off the crossing. A little thought-  fulness and courtesy on the part ol the  train hands in this matter would be  greatly appreciated by the many using  the steps. t  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Mr. B. G. Piblet went to Nelson this  week.  Ii. F. Green, M. P.P., was in the city,  Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Brown are removing to Toronto.  Mr. A. C. McArthur has returned  from his coast trip.  Mrs. A. C. McArthur was in New  Denver, Wednesday.  Dr. Milloy returned Tuesday from a  long sojurn in Toronto.  Mr. and Mrs. Bragg have gone to the  Republic, where they will make their  home;  Miss Egan left on Monday for a  pleasure trip to Spokane and other  points.  Mr. F. J. Donaldson returned Tuesday from an extended tour of the coast  points lo the south.  Mr. Maj, of the Bank of B.C., Vancouver, well spoken of there, lias been  transferred to the management of the  Sandon agency.  Mr. Bort Creech left Sunday morn ins  for Fernie, receiving 0 few of what  will be in order on his return���������congratulations. The Review joins his  manyfriends in wishing himself and  and bride a long honeymoon.  SMO TC Pi   Primado and La Flor deVallucs Cigars���������they  ^ -������-������-J-J   excell all others  in flavor.   All the leading  brands in stock.  City Cigar.Store.  'S. A.  Mighton.  H. Bvers & Co.  carry a large stock of  Ranges and Cook  Stoves,'  Box and Heating  Stoves,  'Queen' Heaters, Etc.  Call and inspect our lines.  H.' BYERS I CO.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  Thoro's a  Remedy that will make you  strong ; give you vitality and energy;  invigorato the heart; onrich the  blood ;    make    the    pale  cheek rosy.  It's Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills.  Mrs. Meklenbacher, who lives at 29 Ann  St., Berlin. Out., made tho following  statement: ' I have suffered from nervous  prostration and general debility for tho  past four years, often despairing of a curo.  "Since I have taken Milburn's Heart  and Nerve Pills, however, the future  looks bright to me. I have taken four  boxos of them and the benefit I derived is  wonderful. Thsy have made my nerves  strong, restored their elasticity and given  mo physical strength to a greater degree  than I could have anticipated. Beyond  doubt, thoy aro the best restorative for  nerve trouble, woakness, debility, etc., in  existence, and I heartily recommend them  to all who suffer as I did."  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills cure1  Palpitation and Throbbing, .Dizziness,  Nervousness, Sleeplessness, Loss of  Appetite, Pale and Sallow Complexion,  Atiiemia, Debility, General Weakness or  any condition arising from a Weak neart,  Disordered Nerves or Impoverished  Blood.    Sold bv druggists at 50c. a box.  Y  ^3  and selling out rfly large stock of Watches,  Clocks, Jewellery, Silverware,- etc., at great  reductions. Do you want a bargain, now  is your opportunity.  Do you wish your eyes properly fitted  with Spectacles and Eyeglasses by an expert optician, now is the time before I  leave..  G.  GRIMMETT.  Curling Notes.  Messrs. Green. McKinnon. Buchan-  11 an and Waugh. a contingent of Kaslo  curlers played Sandonites a friendly  game here on Tuesday laHt, defeating  the home team by a scare of 14 to G.  #      x-  The married men worsted the bachelors in two successive events, last  week. As their pugnacious spirit has  not all been vanquished they contemplate attacking the benedicts again in  the near future.  *  Thc married ladies have issued another challenge to their victors, the  singles, to play on Monday evening,  which lias been accepted. As thp  married forces hare infused now blood  in their ranks an exciting time may be  looked for. *  curlers' hall.  The Sandon curlers will close the  present season with a grand ball in  Virginia ball on Easter Monday evening, to which the public are respectfully invited. The tickets have been  placed at two dollars, including supper, and can be obtained from any  member of the followidg committees :  Committee of Management���������Mayor  Pitts, I. Crawford, Wm. Hood, Win.  Wilson, Thes. Brown, D. J. McLiuigh-  lan ;��������� Committee of Refreshments���������  Mesdarnes A. Crawford, Pitts, I. Crawford, Wilson, McDonald ; Ticket Committee���������Misses Crawford, CJiffe, Boni:  berg, Eawlings and Vallance. As this  is the first time the Sandon curlers  have appeared before the citizens for a  benefit it is hoped that a large assembly will greet them on this occasion.-  FGlt SALE.'  A small house, conveniently situated.  Apply to Mrs. A. II. Sterritt.  dLTTI L05QE,  NO. U. D.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communion of lodge. Meets  lirst   Thursday   in  nch month al S p.  Visiting breth-  eordlally invited.  W.It. LILLY.  Seo'y.  I. 0. 0. F.  Si li. Of GROCERIES Ever fill! 10  !li:niH!l:Miintin!lili:ilinlllili[i(llll!llli;HlllinniiHllIllillM[lll!!l!MllllMlIllllUllli:illllllMlllllllllll!iniillllll!IIl!!������illl!IIIIllI|||||l  Table Novelties too numerous to mention.  Salted and Preserved Fish of all kinds.  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all very dainty and  appetizing.  Fine tender Hams and Breakfast Bacon.  Canned and Potted Meats for quick meals.  Fancy Crackers, Biscuits in bulk and in  fancy cartoons.  Come and see us, or send us in your orders by mail, as we are noted for prompt  attention and careful consideration in forwarding goods.  Kllrer City Lodge, Xd. 39, meets every Friday evening,at7.30 o'clock,In Crawlord's hall.  '      AV. J. GARBUTT, N. G.  GEO. WAIT 15, V. G. ���������  KEY. A. M. SANFOUD, ftcc. Sec.  Al! so|ournlng brothers  cordially invited  to attend.  9  SANDON.  KASLO.  A1NSWORTH.  / CURED S,QOO  FOIt OVER FI1'TA YEARS.  Mrs. AVlnsIow's Soothing  Syrup   has been  used by millions of mothers tor their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rost by a sick child, suflering  andcrying with palu of cutting- teeth. Send  at once and get a bottle of "Mrs. .AVinslow's  Soothing Syrup" lor children' teething. It  will relieve the poor little sufferer immediat-  ly. Depend upon it, mothers, there is no  mistake about, it. It cures diurrbcen, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cuies AVind Colic,  softensthegums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs.Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children  teething is pleasant to tho taste and is the  prescription ol one of the oldest nnd best  female physicians and nurses iu||the United  States. Price twcnty-flye cents a tottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world.  Ba sure and ask lor "Mrs. AVlnsIow's Soothing  Syrup."  Certificate of IniDrovmeiits,  .XOTICEr  Kllolioner Fractional Mineral Claim, situate  In  tho Slocan  Mining'Division   of AVest  Kootenay District.   Where   located :���������In  the Ivanhoc basin, adjoining the Admiral  Nelson and GrenlEai tern Mineral Claims.  Take notice that I, W. S. Drewry. acting as  agent for AV. II. Yawkey, Free .Miner's Certificate No. 5(il9a. and P..I.Ilickey, Free Miner's  Certificate No. OTM a, intend, sixty (lays from  the date hereol, to apply to the Mining  Ite-  corder for acortilicate ol Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim.  And farther takonotlce that, action, under  suction 117,  must bo  commenced -beloro the  issuance ol Buch certifteateof improvements.  Dated tliisOth day or February, ISO!).  AV. S. DREAVRY. -  NOTICE.  .-!  Admiral Nelson Mineral Claim, situate in  the  Slocan    Mining-  Division   ol   AVest  Kootonay District.   Where   located:���������In  the I vanhoe basin, adjoining the Ivan hoe,  Elgin nnd Groat Eastern Mineral Claims.  T(,ko notice thai I, W. S. Drewry, acting as  agent for AV. C. A'awkoy,Free Minor's Certi-  cato No. 501S a, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate  of   improvements,  for  the  purpose of obtain,ng a Crown grant of   the  above claim.  And further takonotlce that action, under  section 37, must be commenced  before the  issuanceol such certificate of improvements.  Dated thlsOth day of February, 1899.  AV.S. DREWRY.  last year with the DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT���������  famous the world over. No drugs, no ill eflecls, but  simply nature's own remedy���������ELECTRICITY; DRAINS,  NIGHT LOSSES,. VARICOCELE, UNDEVELOP-  MENT,. IMPOTENCY, and all results of YOUTHFUL  ERRORS speedily cured.  CONSUL t ME FREE  Sent sealed upon request.  at office, or write for book explaining all  Address  DR, R. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, Que.  eortt.  Haying secured the agency for the Lethbridge Coal  for Sandon, New Denver and Silverton, I am prepared  to fill orders promptly.  Sandon Transfer Co.  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