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 y .'-JV  ���������J*.  ���������������������������yn���������������  VOL 2.      NO. 50.  SANDON, B. C.T SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  line Owners Offer $3.00 a Day for  Eight-Hour Shifts.  Sandon, B.C., May 6th, 1899.  ,    ' -NOTICE.      ���������  Owing to the action of the ' British  Columbia Legislature in enforcing the  eight-hour law in the Slocan, the silver-lead mine owners of the district  consider that they owe it to their  employees, who are affected by the  change rendered necessary by the  operation of the act, to place their intentions with regard to it on record.  In"the first place, the mine owners  of this district were not consulted in  any way as to this radical change in  the mining law, and on being informed  of the passage of the act, made every  effort in their power to have the law  held in abeyance until it could be  carefully^ considered by those interested. '   '  It was pointed out that the standard  rate of wages for miners, $3.50 for a  ten-hour shift, was as high as paid  anywhere in the United States or Canada, and that this rate was satisfactory  to mine owners and employes.  ���������It was further pointed out that by  reducing the hours of work from ten to  .eight hours the wage-earning capacity  of the miner would-be more than proportionately reduced as far as the  mine owners'are concerned.  To give greater force and unanimity  to tho expressed opinion of the mine  'owners, a meeting of the ' Silver-Lead  Mine Owners' Association of British  Columbia was convene;! in order to got  an expression of opinion about which  there would be no uncertainty.  The purpose of this association is to  foster arid protect the mining interests  of the province, and it is not in any  sense a combination -of employers  against employes, as the'relations be;  tween tho wage earners and the employers have always been most friendly, and it is hoped will continue so.  The mine owners were for their di\;'g  .quite willing to continue tu p-y ?3:50  for ten hours' work, but tho enforcement of the , eight-hour Jaw having  rendered this impossible, they now  offer to pa) miners at the rate of $3.00  per eight-hour shift, this rate being  i higher in ^proportion to the hours  wo>-ked than the old rate.  To give effect to this intention a resolution was parsed at a meeting of the  Silver-Lead Mine Owners' Association  held in Sandon on May die Sth, as follows :  ���������"That it is  the sense of mi no representatives of this association that the  standard rate of wages paid to miners  "be in future   $3 00 per day of eight  ��������� hours." ,  This resolution was signed by the  representatives of the mines whose  namss are hereto appended.    <  These mines wish to stato that as  the eight-hour law is to be enforced  not later than June the 12th, they are  ready to hire miners on and after June  1st, at the above rate; And they further wish it to be understood that this  ���������change in the working hours and the  . -consequent contraction of the wage-  ���������Oarning capacity of the miner, was  forced upon tkem by the Act of the  British Columbia legislature, and was  unsought for by them :  of the province, it may be pointed out'  that this law is far-reaching in the injuries it must inflict upon the mining  interests of the province, and on the  amount of wages earned by the men.  It means reducing the hours of labor  in the mines from twenty hours a day  to sixteen hours, as many of the mines  are so circumstanced that three shifts  cannot be worked to advantage. This  means a reduction of twenty per cent,  in the amount of the production of  many mines, and a reduction of twenty  percent, in the develop������ent work  being corried on in mines preparing  for production, and a reduction in' the  the supplies used in the mines.  The moBt amicable relations existed,  and still exist, between the employers  and the employed at the mines. The  men were earning good wages, equal  to any being paid in camps" in ��������� the  United States, and higher than those  paid in many, and they were rendering  good services for these wages. If any  discontent was rife at the existing  state of affairs, it was not generally  known. It is, therefore, deeply to bo  regretted that the Legislature has seen  fit to disturb the existing harmony, to  interfere with the growing prosperity  of the mining districts, to reduce the  wago-earning power of the men -employed and to interfere with the free  right of contract hitherto enjoyed.  ' As to the future, after the first of  June nex1', at the 'mines represented  by the undersigned, the standard rate  of .wages that will be paid to skilled  miners for an eight-hours working day  will be three dollars (������3.00), and other  labor wilt necessarily be also paid for  according to the time worked:  The Hall Mines, Limited.  The London & British Columbia Gold-  fields, Limited/ '  The Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  The Ymir Gold Mines, Limited. .  The Duncan Mines, L'inited.  The London Hill   Development. and.  Mining Company.  Tne Exchequer Gold.MiningiCompany  The Dundee Gold Mining Company.  Mollic Gibson Mining Company.  Yellowstone Mining Company'.  ���������1  A New Property in tlie Nelson District That Is Turning outsell.  At the first annual meeting of the  British Columbia and New Find Gold-  fields Corporation, Limited, which was  held in London on April 25th, Arthur  Fell, the chairman of the board of directors, who retired, was re-elected. In  his report the chairman gave some  interesting information concerning  the Athabasca property which the  company 'is oper-iting. Concerning the company's milling operations  since October last he said: "In October, which was a broken month, it  crushed 400 tons, of the value of $1961,  or $4.90 per ton. That we considered  disappointing. .The next-^ month's  crushing was 728 tons, which produced  $7560,' or an average of $10 39,per ton  City Council.'  City Council met on Monday even-  intr, present the Mayor and Aid Buckley, Hunter, Crawford, McDonald and  Atherton. , .  Queen Bess  Noble Five  Ajax  JEmily Edith    '  Wakefield    .  Canadian Group  Ymir Gold Mines,  Li in i ted  Sovereign  Payne  Jackson  Last Chance  R. E. Lee  Idaho  Antoine  Ivanhoe  Lucky Jim    '  Washington  Echo  Monitor  Whitewater  Reco  Goodonough  Ruth  Rambler & Cariboo  Bosun  Noison, B. C, May Gth, 1899.  NOTICE.  COMMUNICATION'S.  From Pearson & Fisher, asking that  obstruction in front of their hall be removed.���������Filed.       " *  From the Miners' Union Hospital,  offering rates for tho proper care of  pauper patients On motion of Aid.  Buckley and McDonald the mayor .was  authorized to enter into a contract  with that institution, according to the  terms mentioned in their letter regarding pauper patients.  From O. Cliffs, asking tho council to  take a number of pamphlets on the resources of the Slocan. On motion ot  Hunter and Crawford the city agrees  to take two hundred copies provided  the subject matter of the publication  meets with the approval of the council.  PETITIONS."  , Petitions from the ratepayers living  on Sunnyetide and Cody ave., respectively, asking that sidewalks be constructed in their neighoorhood, both  of which were granted. On motion of  Aid. Buckley and Hunter the city  clerk was instructed to call for ^tenders  for the construction of same. <.  MOTIONS.  On motion of Aid. Crawford and  Atherton, Monday, the 26th day of  June, was named ao the sitting of the  Court of Revision for the purpose of  hearing complaints against the assessment lor the year 1899, and that Mayor  Pitts, Aid. Buckley, Hunter, McDonald arid Atherton were appointed to  sit at the court.  Hunter-McDonald���������That the Board  of Public Works be authorized to expend a further sum of ������100 for the  making ofimproveinents on Carpenter  creek.���������Carried.   .  Buckley���������Crawford���������That two awnings bo purchased for the sum of SS.00.  ���������Carried. '  In December it crushed 695 tons, which  produced SG400, "of S9.22 per ton.. In  January it crushed 713 tons; which  produced $5190, "or $7.29 per. ton. In  February the manager pursucd'a different method. " The ore "was getting so  very much richer that he put more  frue vanners on, and ran the battery  more slowly. Four hundred and  twenty-four tons , were crushed, and  S798S, S18 93 per ton.' In March -165  tons were crushed,-"which "produced  $9650, or over $20.75 per ton."  "Although we are only getting 20.75  Cwt. per ton the ore is r ally running  somewhere about two ounces, and it is  manifest that tho balance is lost in  the tailings. We have had specimens  taken v every day for . -i month, and  these have been shipped to Vancouver  where they will-be tested with cyanide, and we aro awaiting theropiniona  of experts there ns to whether" the cyanide plant would be the best method  of extracting the one ounce lost in tho  tailings! ' Another plan ia to'' put up  four more vanners" unci collect a larger  amount of coii.?i';'jtratcs and-send them  to the Hall Zincs'smelting works,  which are quite near. Of O'ltir-.o we  shall wait >or the report of the ev undo  ph-.nt before we decide ivilatci.s.aii is  to be adopted."  ���������*  Concerning  tho gieal difference between   the assay values of the  Athabasca   ledge   and   tho   .results  of the  company's   mill   the chairman snid :  "Ofco'urse,  with the vein ten inches  wide, you have to take out throe rimes  that width, so that,  roughly speaking,  the ore sent to  the mill is about two  ounces to the  ton.    Wo   arc getting  with our  present battery- about   one  ounce, and with 5G0 tons a month you  see what a difference it makes.   Fivo  hundred tons would produce ������2,000 a  month, and we  are losing another ������2,-  000.   That we must stop, for it will  make the difference   between paying  very   handsome   and   very   moderate  profits.   The New Find Company' has  50,100 in the Athabasca, and they are  put down at cost price,   ������7,57l,   but  they are quoted  in the papers at  1 to  1 4-16, and have been pretty steady at  that trice for some weeks.   We are  not driven to realize,   because we believe it will improve steadily; but we  can realize portions from time to time,  and  having other very good business  before us we shall do so when occasion  arises in the   course of the   coming  summer."  The only reference made by the  chairman to the deal, which was then  pending of the bonding of the Dandy  and other groups of properties on Toad  mountain, which has since b^on carried through, was contained in the following words : "We havo offered us in  the neighborheod a large undeveloped  property which we can develop on  very easy terms, and having .our own  manager on the spot it may very well  suit, us 'to take it up."���������-Nelson Tribune. ' ���������.'���������.���������  and of these many will die.  The express train for Philadelphia,  scheduled to leave Reading at8:30p.m.,  was about half an hour late in leaving.  In the meantime many passengers on  the train from Harrisburg went aboard  the Pniladelphia express while it stood  in the station at Reading, but, the  number of Harrisburg passengers  being too great to be accommodated  on the express train, it w.is decided to  sendan extra train to Philadelphia to  run as "a section to the express. The  extraordinary train load from Harrisburg was due to the number of people  who went to the state capitol to witness the exercises connected with the  unveiling of the Hartranft monument  there yesterday. The second section  left here about twenty minutes after  the express departed. At Exeter station the first train stopped for orders,  and while standing was crashed iuto  by the second section with terrible  force, the latter,train at the time running at great speed. The locomotive  ploughed through two of the rear cars,  reducing them to splinters. It then  mounted the end of the third car from  therear. The first.car of the second  train was also wrecked.  The names of the identified dead are':  Captain Street. Pniladelphia; George  F. Leaf, Fort .Washington, Pa.; William Staler, Geo. Shaw, Harry Beaty,  William Lours, Henry Welz, John  Johnson, John Siingluff, Harry H.  Uuchbing, George H. Anders, Hiram  Shelly, George Shall, Benton Silvis, all  of Norristown ; Miss Annie McGraw of  Ashland.. The train is what is known  as the ''Cannon Ball" express, and the  special extra section of it crashed into  the ordinary train.  ' John Eshaner, of Harrisburg, who  was in the smoking car. escaped practically unhurt. Mr. Sholner said to a  reporter : "It was positively the most  terrible scene I have ever looked upon.  The .rreck was indescribable. Human  .irmg and limbs were sticking out of  the windows with splinters of wood  driven through them, and the dead  bodies were piled in and around the  wreckage, which made a sickening  sight. The worst feature was, that  fchi-re was-only one doctor on the train,  that whs doctor J. K. Weaver, and he  did heroic service in relieving temporarily at least, the sufferings of those  who wore injured,  Twenty-eight dead and '50' injured,  some so badly that they may uot recover, is the awful result of the accident. The cause of the disaster is still  involved in mystery, and the officials  of the road arc investigating in order  to place the blame. The man in the  bign.al tower at Exeter station claims  to" have had the signals properly dis  played. In a statement today General  Superintendent Seignrd, of the Reading railroad, said that the prime causa  of the accident was a block of freight  cars on the track, which were taking a  siding at Birdsboro, and which compelled the express to stop at J^xeter.  It is not known ns vet whether a signal man was sent back to notify the  special or second section.  A strange feature of the disaster was  the fact that there was but one woman  killed, and only one injured. Norris-  town is in mourning, as the greatest  number of the dead and injured were  residents of that place.  The Beatrice group in the Lardeau  has improved its showing to 30 inches  of ore.  The Home Rum, after tunnelling/  150 teet, ore from 10 to 12 feet had been  found.  J. A. Foley will try his luck again  with leased properties, the Eagle and  Hard Nut.  Wm. Tornlinson will buy up eopper  prospects in the Boundary and Okana-  gan districts.  A Crown grant is being applied for  by the Northwest Mining Syndicate  for the Bosun group of three claims.  J. C. Eaton is once more in the Slocan looking after properties he has  here, among which is the Madison.  W. H. Sandiford inspected the Mollie,  Hughes, a property on whieh  he and  his company let go after sinking a lot  of money.  The True Blue mine  near Kaslo is  likely to have a legal fight   on hand.  The Hall mines have a bond on it and '  will neither work the mine nor give  up the bond.  Mr. McKenzie, of Toronto, is putting  considerable money into the Gold Hill  Exploration & Development Co., who  are large holders of Lardo-Duncan  properties.  The Star concentrator' after running  a few days last week had to close down  again owing to scarcity of water. The  rise being only temporary, two weather  still continuing in the grasp of winter.  British inquiries for shares in the  Queen Bess Propriety Company aro becoming more frequent, due to satisfactory reports to the mine and by the  recent payment of an interim dividend  of six pence per share. There is little  doubt but that the Queen Bess will be- ������  come one of the big oroperties of the  camp. In thf> No. 1 level there is four  feet of ore. while .No. 5 has mineral for  close to 2C0 feet, in places as wide as  three feet, with every promise of permanency with depth.  ���������TW"���������  Send in Your Orders.  Thirty Days'  Notice Given.  The British Columbia Gazette of the  11th inst. contains formal notice of the  enforcement of the eight-hour law as  follows : Mine owners' agents, managers of mines and lessees are notified  that thirty days from date the inspector of mines will enforce Section  4 of'the Metalliferous Mines InsDec-  tion Act, which reads as follows : (13)  No person shall be employed underground in any metalliferous mine for  more than eight hours in any twenty-  four hours. ',''-'���������������������������'  Mine and prospect holders and business people, generally, who want to  help advertise the dlocan District  should send in their orders to The Review office, at once, for the number of  copies of tho pamphlet which Mr.  Clifle is publishing on tho resources of  the District. The pamphlet will not  be a picture book to please children,  as some of the proposed publications  are designed to be, though it will have  numerous cuts of mining operations;  but it will be choke full ot hard facts  and statistics of mining capabilities of  the country. The design is to place  the possibilities and capabilities of  the District in a comprehensive and  presentable shape to the monied man  who is prepared to invest in mining  operations.  Companies  Licensed  and   Incorporated.  ,C. P. R. Schedule for May 24th..  ADJOURNED MEETING.   , .  On motion of Aid. Buckley and McDonald the city solicitor was -instructed to take .this necessary steps  for securing the ground which has  I been selected for a cemetery by the  committee appointed to look after the  same. ���������" .���������". ..';-. '  ������������������.,.���������'  As the announcement has been  made that the government of British  Columbia purpose enforcing the  amendment to the Metalliferous Mines  Inspection Act, making eight hours a  working- day for those employed underground in metalliferous mines.; Sec.  (13) "No person shall be employed underground in any metallilerous mine  for more than eight hours in every  twenty-lour hours"; the undersigned,  as representing one ot the two parties  mainly affected, consider it advisable Has became frightfully/ prevalent of  to make public their views on the sit- late. It your heart palpitates, throbs,  uation created by this uncalled ior skips, beats or is weak, do not fail to  legislation, and to indicate what their ' use Milbiirh's Heart and ' Nerve Pills,  line of action must inevitably be. I They strengthen the heart, steady and  While the undersigned are determ- j regulate  its beat,   and restore   it  to  ined to respect and adhere to the laws   healthy, normal action.  I  Rear End Collision on a Philadelphia Railroad..  HEART DISEASE.  A Loss of 28 Lives and Over 40 Persons  ��������� Badly Injured.  ���������.'..'  Special train connecting with the  boat leaves Sandon for Silverton 6.45;  arrives S40. Returning, leayos Silver-  ton.1S.00; arrives in Sandon 2040.  . New Denver passengers will leave  Sandon by the regular train at7.45-for  Denver Canyon siding. Returning,  will leave Denver siding 1S.00; arrive  in Sandon 19.05.  Among the companies advertised in  last week's official Gazette are the following London organizations that have  been granted provincial licenses : Koo-  tenay Goldfields Syndicate, capital  ������20,000, local office Rossland, D.B.  Bogle, attorney; Kootenay Railway  and Navigation Company, ������50,000,  local office, Kaslo, L-ieorgo Ahxauder  attorney; London and British Columbia Goldfields, ������200,000, local office,  Nelson, J. R. Robertson, attorney; Trail  Creek Mining Company, ������180,000, local  office, Rossland,, D. B. Bogle, attorney.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  Reading, Pa., May ,13.���������A terrible  rear-end collision of passenger trains  occurred about 10 o'clock last night on  the'Philadelphia.& Reading railroad  at Exeter, a,small place near Reading,  resulting in the loss Of 28 lives. Probably about 40 others arc badly injured,  DREADFULLY NERVOUS.  ���������Gents:���������I was dreadfully nervous  and for relief took your Karl's Clover  Root Tea; It quieted my nerves anp  strengthened my whole nervous system. I was troubled with constipation, kidney and bowel trouble. Your  Tea soon cleansed my system so  thoroughly that I rapidly regained  health and strength. Mrs. fcs.'A. Sweet,  Hartford, Conn. Sold at McQueen's  Drug' Store.    '   ' \      '   . '  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending May 19 :  MINE.    . ��������� '���������-'���������' TONS. ' .  Payne.. *....: 250-  Last Chance ,  20  Total..  .270  INFLAMMATORY   RHEUMATISM.  _ Mrs. W. J. Wadsworch, Toronto Junction, says: "For three months I was  confined to iny rooni with .inflammatory rheumatism and suffered intense  pain. Doctors failed to do me. good.  Five boxes of Mil burn's Rheumatic  Pills cured me."   Price 50c.   .  IK *������'  I     ��������� i������l  a   ���������*!-������������������ ftw Fflvn^BW*!*" ���������"<-ww-j-"S5^ ^. j-       v*-������������������wimrwuirB!^"-1TWP"B^"   ��������������� r���������"SO ^���������^���������f&r"*r"*T?,"^-s'" xiuhu- Tw*-TPisar\fc_-^������~'���������������*"*" ��������������������������������������������� "fJiiw���������r, ,,,    - ���������   -���������������������������������������������������������������������������     ., ���������.    .-.,. w��������� ,-s��������� ���������       _ fff^P^.prr < j������   ��������� ���������!������������������    L_-   - --���������������: -~wr-nj ^r S10 lit.  Sam   Simpson  placed th'e sap buck-  eta  against  the trees, adjusting  them  carefully   so  that  none ��������� of  the sweet  liquid mighL bo lost when the morning   sua  set  it  running.    Everything  in his .sugar camp was prepared for the  next day's work, but though tired and  hungry Sam did not go home at once.  He leaned his arias upon the top rail  of the fence and gazed solemnly down  upon  the  little house in  the clearing  below him.   The sun was sotting, leaving long red slreaks in the sky against  which   tho   boles  of    the    trees  stood  straight and black.   The red faded into  pink and pale green and finally deepened again into the blue above, when- n  little pale silver crescent hung among  tho   dark   tree-tops.   Th'e  white   snow  patches  gleamed from  the woods,  the  air was clear and still and laden with  the   sweet spring    scents of  the  forest.  But Sam was not lingering to admire the beauty of the'evening. He  looked long at the trim little house,  wit** its cheerful column of smoke  mounting straight into the air. A  light' shone from the window, and the  shadow which ever and anon flitted  betwoen it and the outer darkness was  the loadstar which' attracted Sam's* intense gaze and quickened his sluggish  pulses with tho firo of an all-consuming love.  It was none other than that of Miss  Sarah Ellen  Robinson,  to the possession  of whose fair hand Sam had silently  aspired for nigh' on to a decade.  Inwardly  and silently, indeed, for although   tho   love-lorn   swain  had   languished and sighud for so many hopeless  years,  he had never once during  that  lapse of time been able to bring  his  courage  up  to  the sticking  point.  Albeit, on this particular evening, ho  had   unalterably  determined  upon  his  course   of  action.    Ho  roused  himself  from his lounging attitudo, pulled himself togethor, carefully adjusted his red  and yellftw cravat and started for tho  smart   little  gateway  with   the fixed  intention to " do or die."  Having arrived there ho hung with  one leg over, in an agony of indecision.  The position illustrated well Sam's  mental attitudo during his ten years'  silent adoration of Miss Sarah Ellen  Robinson. The result was the same  this night as usual. Sam climbed down  upon the losing side and plodded wearily homeward ovor tho crunching  patches of snow, equally divided between a feeling of despair ovor his unsuccessful suit and a sense of rolief  at having escaped Miss Sarah Ellen's  wrath.  So poor Sam's thoughts did not turn  lightly to thoughts of love in thi3  springtime when he reflected that  though both he and his lady love were  upon the shady side of thirty he had  so far not succooded in even making  her awaro of his adoration.  But there was ono bright spot in the  darkness. Sam had resolved lo make  up by stratagem, what ho lacked in  moral courage, and had that very day  hit upon a brilliant plan for storming tho enemy's forces. Belioving that  position is half tho battlo, he had  moved his sugar camp from the hollow  iu the woods and hung his big kettle  righi upon the edge of tho maple  grovo which bordered Miss Strati Ellon's back yard. This bold strode would  at least bring tho besieged into sight,  for Miss Robinson was certain to come  out and complain of tho smoke, and  there was some hope to bu gained from  a  parley.  Fortune fuvurod tho scheme beyond  is wildest dreams, for whuu Sam came  over tho brow of tho hill the next  morning, and peeped through the trues,  there was Miss Saruh Ellon herself,  stirring a pot of boiling lyo just on  the other side of the fence. Sana's  courage almost failud him ut the sight,  had a wild idea of packing up his  Ellen started back for an instant, then  gave the offering a contemptuous  tick and resumed her work'. Sam went  back to his boiling in despair, but  when next ho looted through the  bushes his spirits rose higher tlian the  tallest pine tree, Tho sugar had disappeared.  That   first  gift  was   the forerunner  of many such missiles ; an'd never did  Cupid's arrows fly with surer purpose.  Tho  amount  of  sweetness  that    shot  over that fence would have sugared a  much mure acid disposition than Miss  Sarah Ellon's.   But the ambitious lover was not content with sending maple  sugar   and  hunks  of sticky  taffy.  He  ransacked the barn that night, and the  next  morning  with  the  earliest sunbeams, came apples, butter-nuts, carefully cracked, and even a small package  of  conversation  lozenges. And at  last, briil.aut idea I among love's winged   messengers   he  sent  a   white chip  ingenuously carved in  tho shape of a  heart,   upon  which were inscribed the  words:  ''Can  1 came  and  see  you?"  Sam, allowed   tho  pot   to    noil  over  in   his   perturbation    over   this    bold  stroke,  and the bombardment of Miss  Sarah Ellen's affections ceased for that  day.  Tho next morning he received his  reward, for hanging from the cedars at  the edge of the wood was a strip of  birch bark ��������� upon which was written,  the message, laconic, but redolent of  meaning:���������  " Not much."  Somehow (his discouraging opistle  failed to dampen Sam's ardor. Ho was  wise enough to read between the words,  so ovor tho fence went another message :  " Why ?"  And ' 'Because I" was telegraphed  back, upon a coquettish looking little  chip, which made Sam squirm with delight.  This unique correspondence was carried on for the whole day when almost  at sunset the last chip informed him  that the soap was all made. Sam took  the hint with reverent joy, and  now no longer in fear, but still trembling ho crossed his Rubicon.  Tho clear twilight of a frosty spring  evening was descending, tho woods  looked dark and sombre against, t ho  clear sky. Tho smoke from the dying  fires ascended lazily. Miss Sarah Ellen  was .cutting the soap into cubes with  elaborate care. Sam poked the fire for  a few moments in silence and then ventured :  " Sarah Ellen, my 'mother uster say  soap an' sugar was a splendid draw-  in' mixture."  And  Miss Sarah' Ellen said she be  lieved it was.  GREATEST THINGS IN THE WORLD.  ���������Some Information About Ihe Largest Itulia-  iiiK.s, .llouumciits. Canals, etc., etc  The largest Insect known" to entomologists is a Central American moth,  called tho Erebus strix, which expands  its wings from 11 to 18 inches.  The longest word in the English  language is "Proantllransubslanlia-  tionist," a jointed word of 28 letters.  "Transubstantiationableness" is tho  next longest.   ,  Tho largest cask in tho world is the  Blalner cask of Nuremberg, Germany.  It is 105. feet in diameter and 51 feet  deep, and its completion a few years  ago was celebrated by a ball, at which  over 500 persons were on the floor of  the cask.  Tho longest wail in the world is the  famous stone defense made by the  Chinese against the Tartars about 2C0  B.JO. It is 20 feet high, 27 feet thick  at the base, and stretches for 1,280  miles ovor hills, valleys and rivers.  ' The greatest bell in the world, is Ln  an edifice before the great temple of  Buddha, at Tokyo. It weighs l,7CO,G0D  pounds, and is four times greater than  the great, bell at Moscow, whose circumference at tho rim' is nearly 08 ft.  and whose height  is 21 feet.  Tho highest monument in the world  is in Washington, America. It was  erected, in honor of George Washington. It is 1550 feet high, 55 feet square  at tho base, and contains 18,000 blocks  of marble two feet thick, ln the in-1  terior is an elevator, and 50 flights of  stairs,  18 steps  each.   .  Tho largest room in the world, under  one roof and "unbroken by pillars, is  at St. Petersburg. It is C20 feet  long by 150, feet Ln breadth. By daylight it is used for military displays,  and a whole battalion can completely  maneuver Ln it. By night 20,000 wax  tapers give it a beautiful, appearance..  Th������ roof is a single arch of iron.  The largest advertising sign in the  world is said to be on' the hillside of  an islet off the Grand. Canary, north-  The largest cathedral in the world  is St. Peter's, at Ronie. ,. The total  length of the interior is 6121-2 English feet; transept, 44G 1-2 feet; diameter of cupola, 103 feot; height of dome  from pavement to lop of the cross,  448 feet. It was begun in 1450 A. !>.,  dedicated in 1020, but not finished till  1881). Forty-three Popes' lived and  died during the" process of building.  The oo3t is set down at ������80,01)0,000.  - The longest tunnel in the world is  that of St. Gothard, on tho line of the  TIT-BITS.  , FASHION ANB FOOD.  Husband���������Mrs., Tiptop's dinner was  grand,   wasn't it?  Wife���������1   didn't  enjoy  it.  Why not?  My new dress was so ligh't Ioould-  n't  eat  anything.  HIS WIFE'S RELATIONS. ,  Friend���������If you have so much  trou-  filil^������:!,d;n^UVe,f  MUan  n,ld JjU,cerll.e-   ble with your wife's relations," why"dfl  It   is nine    and    a   quarter  miles  in   you livo with them?  lengUi and' cost over ������15,000,000  The greatest distance that a shot has  been fired is a few yards over 15 miles,  which was tho range of Krupp's well-  known monster 130-ton steel gun, firing a shot which weighed over a ton  and a quarter.   .  Tho greatest sea depth known to man  La in tho South Atlantic Ocean, ���������mid-  way between the Island of. Tristan de  Cuba and the mouth' of tho Rio do la  Plata, the bottom being here reached  at a depth of 40,230 feet, or eight and  three quarters miles.  Tho greatest suspension bridge in  the world is the Brooklyn bridge,  which also leads the world in the number of its daily passengers. Its length,  including approaches, is 5,989 feet, the  distance between the towers 930 feet,  the weight of the structure is G.470  tons ; its cost was over ������15,000,000. Tho  bridge cars carry about 45,000,000 people every year. i  The largest stock yards in the world  are in Chicago. The combined plants  represent an'inveslment of over ������10,-  000,000. ' The, yards contain 20 miles  of streets, 20 miles o������ water troughs,  50 miles of ��������� feeding troughs, and 75  miles of water and draining troughs.  The yards are capable of receiving and  accommodating daily 20,000 cattle, 20,-  000 sheep, and 120,000 hogs.  The most magnificent tomb in the  world is the/Taj Mahal, in Aga, Hindustan. -It was erected by Shah Jehan  to the memory of his favorite Queen  Hatework���������'Cause my relations won'i  hUvo us.  GOODH'EART'S SUDDEN CHANGE.  Returned Tourist���������Is Mr. Goodh'earl  still paying attentions to your daughl  tor ? ,  ' Indeed, ho isn't "paying her any attention ut all.  Indeed? Did he jilt her?  No, he married her.  SHEElt BRUTALITY.  Scribbles���������My now book will sooa  be published. I hope you will lose nt  time in reading it.  Miss Cutting���������Indeed I won't. Ilos'  several tours reading your other ona  EXTREME POLITENESS.  Jackson���������Easy ton is very courteom  to" his wife, isn't ho ?  Mrs. J.���������Oh,'yes, he treats her almost  as politely as if she were a total stran  ger.  ENOUGH. .  Elh'ol���������Have  you  got  any very  expensive  taste's,  Charlie ?  Oh'arlie���������Yes���������I'm  very fond of you  feet above the level,of the sea, and contains tho words, "Grand Canary Improvement Company," in letters each  15 feet wide and 51) feet high, each bar  of the letters being 3 feet 3 inches  broa<l.     The sign is 750 foot long.  whole camp equipment and retreating  thore  and  then.   But sooond thoughts  brought  a' wiser  decision, Ho  stealthily  la his fire, and when the tell-tale  tunoku   began   to   curl   up  among   tho  trees,   ho  dodged   tremblingly    behind  the  cedars   to  watch   tho  effect  upon  his  charmer.   Miss  Sarah   Ellen   paid  no   attention   whatever   to  the  neighboring firo.   She treated the whole affair, 'as  she  had   always  treated Sam  with supreme indifference.     She carried  water  and wood,  poked the fire,  stirred   the  lye  and seemed altogether too busy to notice such an  insignificant   fact  as   tho proximity  of  Sam  Simpson's   sugar    camp.     At   least   it  boemed  so   to  poor Sam,  but  on     the  whole   he: felt   encouraged    when ' ho  found   he  was not  to  be ordered  off  and  set  to. work  with   renewed  hope.  They toiled away the whole day with  uo sign of yielding on tho part of the  besieged;   and   not   one    word    could  Sam bring to his aid. He would    have  given half his farm to have gone over  and carried water for her, but ho would  as soon have walked up to a cannon's  mouth.    He    worked  himself half    to  death   trying  to    keep    from  looking  over  th'e fence and late in tho afternoon one kettleful   of sugar was cooling   upon |; the  snow.,      .���������  At this (moment another inspiration  hit the hopeful lover. He took acare-  fully cut piece of the sugar, wrapped it  in a piece of paper in which he had  carried his dinner, and when'his divine  ity of the soap-kettle. had her back  turned, he sent it flying over tho fence  where it fell at her feet. Sam ducked cU>wn among the raspberry bushes  ajjhaat ut his own temerity. Miss Sarah  QUEUES OVER CHINESE GATES. .  Slum of  Justice  Itcnlt  Out  to Ucbcls In  Aiilnil l'rovlncr.  Letters  from a missionary who has  just travelled across North Anhui from  Honan,  selling  Bibles for  th'e  British  and  Foreign  Bible  Society,  give  gra-  [ phie  pictures  of  the  terror  and  distress caused by th'e rebellion  in that  province.    The missionary started   out  with' a colporteur and two young Chinese  wheeling  barrows.      For several  days th'ey simply heard rumors of the  approach' of the rebels, who were killing, plundering and burning. Finally,  after four days' travel, they neared a  large city toward which crowds of fugitives   from   the   surrounding  country  wore  pouring  by  every  road.   At  all  the small villages rusty old guns were  being furbished up and spears brought  oul  for use.   Tho city was reported to  be  full,   but  thousands were  pressing  about   the  gates  eager  to   secure   the  shelter   of  the walks.  Tho missionary was unable to gain  entrance to the gales because of the  crowd, which would give way only for  an official. Many of these refugees  h'ad come some distance, and all were  carrying their household belongings  in carts or in wheelbarrows. Little  children were crying from hunger and  exposure.  On reaching Suchon, in Kiangsu, it  was found that the soldiers .had, defeated ihe marauders, killing a large  number. Over th'e west gate were  hinging about seventy queues, some  with thp ears attached, and over the  south gate were 200 more, grim evidence that justice had been dealt out  to some. <if the criminals who have terrorized   the   whole  province.  The greatest canal in the world is  the Suez, opened on November 1G, 18C9.  Its length is 95 miles, its depth is 2G  feet, its annual revenue is ������15,000,000,  its cost was ������100,000,000. The average time taken to pass through it ia  20 hours, less eight iSlinutes. The  depth of the canal Ls being increased,'  at a cost of ������40,000,000.** The world's  longest canal is the Imperial Canal of  China, with a.length of 1,000 miles.  The greatest structure ever raised by  the hand of man is the Great Pyramid  of Cheops, Ln Egypt, founded 4,000  years ago, and measuring 746 feet  square on the base and 449 feet high.  It took twenty years in construction;  100,000 men worked for three months,  and, being then relieved, were succeeded by an equally large corps. The  massive stones were brought from Arabia, 700 miles away. Tho cost of the  work is estimated at ������145,000,000.  .     .... ���������    . , ,       , It is octagonal in form, ot pure white  west of Africa." It is several hundred   marble,  inlaid with jasper,  carnelian,  turquoise, agate, amethysts and sapphires. The work took 22,000 men 20  years to complete, and though .there  were free gifts and the labor was free,  the  cost was  ������17,000,000.   ,  Tho largest flower Ln the world is  the Rafflesia Arnoldl, of Sumatra. Its  size is fully three feet in diameter���������  about the size of a carriage wheel. The  five petals of this immense flower are  oval and creamy white, growing round  a center filled with oountless long,  violel-hued sLamens. The flower  weighs-about 15 pounds, and is capable  .of containing nearly two gallons of  water. The buds are like gigantic  brown cabbage heads. i  The greatest empire of the world is  the British Empire, extending over one  continent, 100 peninsulas, 500 promontories, 1,000 lakes, 2,000 rivers n.nd 10,-  500 islands.. It surpasses the Asyr-  ian Empire in wealth, the Roman Empire in population, the Spanish Empire in power, and the Persian Empire in area���������all of which empires have  passed away. The population of the  Empire���������402,515,800���������Ls 27 per cent, of  the population of the world; the 11,-  33!),31G square miles of imperial ler-  Tho largest map Ln, the world is the I ritory   is 21  per  cent  of   tho  land  of  THE BEST PART  Baby Fred has an auntio that0h<  loves very mush indeed, but, of course,  no one can .quite equal mamma in h'ii  estimation. The other day ho was asked the familiar question : Whose bo]  are you ? I'm mamma's and aunlio's.  ho answered; but, he added, quickly  my  head   belongs  to  mamma.  THR HUMOROUS ASTRONOMER.  They sell milk by 'he pound in som<  places.  Sort  o'  milky  weigh,  eh ?  VERNAL SENTIMENT. .      ,  Beatrice, dear, what is your favorite harbinger of spring���������beautiful,  balmy spring ?  Well, Edgar, I would rather have a  new hat than anything else I can  think   of.  FLAVOR  KNOCKED  OUT."  John, you don't seem to enjoy this  asparagus.  No ;' just as I was buying it, that miserable Tom Biggs came along and duu������  ned me for thu.1 $10 I owe him.       ,  KNEW WHAT TO EXPECT  Von Blumor���������I am afraid we haven't  much for dinner, but such as it is������������������  Clinker���������Don't make any excuses, old  man. Remember that 1 have dined at  your house before.  Ordnance Survey map of England, containing over 108,000 sheets and costing  ������1,000,000 a year for 20 years. The  scale varies from one tenth of a foot  to one tenth of an inch to- tho mile.  The details are so minute that maps  having a scale of 25 inches show every  hedge, fence, wall, building, and even  every isolated tree in the country. The  tho world.  REAL ARISTOCRAT.  Indian I'rlnrr   l!(,a������(s (lie icim-nt lciontl In  Ihe  Worlil.  ll'is Highness Maharana Uhiraj Fatch  Singh Bahadur, or Oodeyporo, is the  sixtieth' or so chief of his dynasty,  founded by Buppa about A!D. 728.- His  position was'unique for his house was  the only one from which the Delhi  Emperors could not force a bride. The  Mew'iir Chiofs refusal to let tho blood  of tho Mohtimmedan conquerors mingle with that of their daughters would  probably have been got over had they  been nearer to hand, as Jeypore' and  Jodporo wero. It never was got over  however, hence tho bluest blood in India���������the cream of Rajput aristocracy.  His Highness, Who was born in 1850,  succeeded h'is kinsman in 1884, is reserved, dignified, of active and temperate habits, a good horseman, .and  has killed more tigers than any other  Prince. He is the husband of one wife  ���������another unusual distinction,���������and has  one son, born in 1884. As a ruler his  instincts are conservative, rarely leaving his own state. He has seen little  .of .'.the> outer world.  QUEER CEREMONY.  1'ouip of Power Attcndi Ihe Nightly locls  S������ss oriilbrallar's Gates.    -  Perhaps  the . favorite sight of Gib-  .    -     , , -��������� raltar is the daily procession at    sun-  of ^veS^uiili^ut^ev^ ������& I *���������J>������ ** ^ of the town gates,  area, doorstep, lamppost,, railway and llle JlcePer o������ the Iveys, looking very  fire plug. " liko    a prisonor'   despite  his  uniform,  The hottest region on earth is the marches through the town in the cen-  soulheastern part of Persia, where it j ter of a military guard,'preceded by a  borders the gulf. For 40 consecutive regimental band.'whick plays' inspir-  days in July and August tho tempera-1 ing and familiar tunes.'   The-keys, of  MATURE CONSIDERATION. '  Miss Peachblow���������Was your marriage  to old Moneybags the result of lova  at first sight ?  Mrs. Moneybags���������No; of second  thought. ���������  TELEGRAPHY.  Across the board she looks at me���������  My soul responds obediently:  She-is my wife, and with her eye  Sho tells inw there is no more pie.  ture has been, known not to fall lower  than 100 degrees,, night or day.  The largest library in the world is  the National Library of Paris, which  contains 40 miles of shelves, holding  1,400,000 books. There arc also 175,-  G00 manuscripts, 300,000 maps and  charts and 150,000 coins and medals.  Tho largest sundial in the world is  Hayou Horoo, a large promontory extending 3,000 feet above the Aegean  Se.i. As the sun swings round the  shadow of this mountain it touches one  ,by. one a.' circle of islands,' which act  as hour marks. .'���������'..'��������� ��������� :..[���������.".���������  The deepest hole in the earth is at  Schladebach, near. Ketschau, Germany.  It is 5,735. feet in depth, and, is for  geologic research only. The drilling  was begun in 1880, and stopped six  years later because the engineers  were unable with their instruments to  go deeper. This hole was expensive,  as its cost was ������50,000.  The largest dwelling, house in the  world is the Freihaus, in a suburb of  Vienna, AusUia, containing in all between 1,200 and 1,500 rooms, divided into upwards of 400 separate suits. This  immense house, wherein a whole city  lives, works, eats and sleeps, has 13  courtyards���������five open and eight covered���������and a garden within Its walls.  The largest history over published is  'The War of the Rebellion," issued by  tho United States, Ln 120 huge octavo  volumes of 1,000 pages each, with a  gigantic atlas in 30 parts. Tho books  occupy 30 feet of shelf loom, and  weigh one    quarter of    a ton Tho  series cost ������25,000,000, is limned to 11,-  C00 sets, and has been in course of publication for over 30 years.  enormous size, aro boraie aloft-before  him as an outward and visible emblem  of the vigilance of Britain in guarding  her prime military treasure.  On arriving at the gates the guard  salutes, the martial strains strike up  with a redoubled paean ot triumph,  while the great doors slowly swing to,  and are solemnly locked for the night.  Then right-about-turn, and the procession marches back to the convent to  deposit the keys Ln the Governor's  keeping,, conveying by its passage an  assurance to the people and garrison  that they may rest in peace.   .  Once the gates are shut it were easier  for a cornel to'-pass through the eye of  a needle than for any unauthorized  person to go into Gibraltar. Even  a belated officer returning from pigsticking beyond the lines would be  confronted by so many formalities, and  the necessity of inconveniencing so  many 'high personages, that he would  probably prefer to encounter the discomforts of a Spanish inn without.  ONE EXCEPTION TO THIS RULE.  Remember, said the good man, that  there are sermons  in stones.  Not in those that you run ugainst  with your bike, retorted the cynio,  and the argument was necessarily at  an ��������� end.   ,  .MUST TRY-SOMETHING ELSE.'  Binks��������� Say,  old man,  do  you know _.,  of. any cure for inooinuia ?  Jinks���������Counting 1,000 Ls said to be a  remedy.  Binks���������Confound it; that's what  everybody tells me, but tho baby's ton  young  to count.  WHY HE  LOOKED AT IT.  Mr. Upson Downs, seatod by a strung,  er in railway carriage-1-What time u  it by your watch, if you please?  Stranger���������I don't know. . '  But you just looked at it.  Yes; 1 only wanted to see if it wai  still  there.  FOOD    AND EXERCISE  COMBINED,  the  Mrs. Hydo Park���������Have you fed  chickens to-day?  Mr.   Hyde   Park���������Noil     exactly,  planted some flower seeds, thought  THOSE   DECEIVING   SHOW    BILLS.  I want my money back, said Uncle  Silas to the man who was taking tickets at Ihe entrance to the menagerie.  This show is a rank fraud. I've been  walchin' that (heim hippopotamus for  half an hour an' he never opened his  mouth onoe like tho one on the show  bills.  GLOOMY OUTLOOK.  Speaking about infernal machines, It  is almost time to use the lawn mowex  again. - ,   ,  i   "   THE  WAY MEN ARE.. -  Lilian���������Marie; does your husband got  vexed if you interrupt him when he'a  talking? '���������   ���������'  ^  Marie���������No; but he gets furious if I  interrupt him when he's eating or  sleeping.  V   .NOT IN THE BARGAIN.  The father���������When    you    marry    my  daughter I intend to present her wilh\  a house and lot.  The accepted one���������That's not a  tquare deal. I thought I was to havo  hei  without  any  incumbrances.  THEl SUPREME TEST.  You are all right, said the dootar  after he had gone through with tha  regulation thumping and listening  with his patient.  Not   a trace  of heart  disease.  Fifteen  dollars, please. '  The patient drew, a long breath and  remarked: I am sure now I lmv������ no  heart disease; if, I had I should hnva  dropped dead when you mentioned your  foe.  J  u  m  n  itl  ff'.lf  ft  S {  ' -   J  ft  t V  n  ��������� 'i.  J  U  ���������i  \  t  1"  J  *  \  !  %$ CHINESE COURT HISTORIANS. '  ' Ho History nag Keen  lMibllshou Since the  Year IG44.  There are court historians in China,  as there are in other countries, but  there is one striking difference, and  it lies in the fact that the work of  th'e Chinese court historians does not  see tho light mntil the reigning dy-  asty, comes  to  an and.  ,In this way these Celestial historians  have an opportunity to describe most  truthfully the virtues and vices of the  various rulers'and tho real significance  of th'o events ^yhich "take place during their regime. They can .write  what thoy please without fear of censure, for, they know that their work  will not be published as long as the  reigning  dynasty  lasts.  This has been the rule for more than  two thousand years, tho first court  historians having beon appointed by  the imperial house of Han, which reigned from 206 B.C. until 25 A. D.   '  Tho duty of these historians is to  write a'plain account of all th'e events  that occur during their tenure of office. At regular intervals -their completed work is taken from them and  is locked up in an iron safe or vault.  There it remains until the first member of a new dynasty ascends the  th'rone. '  It is then given with all the other  histories to the vault of the court historian who is then living, and from  tthfe mass of documents he is expected  to prepare a truthful history of the  dynasty which has just expired. The  present dynasty has been reigning  since 1G44, and consequently no  court history has ,beon published  sinoe   that  date.  AUSTRIAN WOMEN BARBERS.  Women barbers are  quite the rule  ln    Austria,    and Austrians take   no  chances with their barbers. They must  be experts, and the Barbers' and Wig-  1 makers' Union of Vienna sees to it  ��������� they are. Provision is also made . in  their code for women barbers who de-  Blre to carry on the business of their  husbands in case of the latter's death  or illness. In order to do this'the.wife  must have been enrolled in the union  as an apprentice for three years.   Ap-  - prentices must appear in Vienna in  the presence of judges of the union  and show their skill before they are  allowed to open shops of their own. A  properly'certified barber must have a  knowledge of and pass an examination  - in shaving, hair cutting, hair curling  and wigmaking. - Poor persons and  other* who are frugal serve as subjects  for experiment. Not only must the  Austrian barber be well versed in the  practical side of the subject, but questions are asked relating to the keeping  clear, of razors, combs and brushes;  also the elementary rules of antiseptics are thoroughly gone into.  Farmers cannot . any longer close  their eyes to the fact that something  more than ordinary farm-yard man-  ores is necessary to the production of  paying crops. The phosphate is absolutely neoessary and there is now no  room to doubt that large quantities  of good manure are absolutely wasted  for the want of phosphate to balanoe  the food for the plants. I have had  much experience in phosphating lands  and I have examined many phosphated  erops and I am. convinced'that double  and treble crops of all kinds of produce may be obtained by the use of a  proper phosphate such as the Thomas-  Fhosphate, made by the Alberts. I  have seen old lands brought up to a  wonderful condition of fertility by its  aid.���������Stroohner, in-Farm Topics.  ALAS..  ���������   Gladys���������What's become of Mabel J  Bolle���������She's "joined the    great majority.  Gladys���������You don't mean to say she's  dead ?  Belle���������Oh,' no 1   Harried a man named Sn.'.th.  _>'PMraoh10o.w^&������^Sr  WHERE IDEALS ARE CHEAP.  .  What is your notion of an ideal woman ?  Ono who can look like a princess in  a three-dollar suit.  Silica Poultry Grit in tho best, digester in the market  LATJRENT1AN SAND & GRAVEL Co., Montreal.  LONDON OMNIBUS EARNINGS.  A London omnibus earns on an average forty-four shiilingB per day from  passengers   and   one  shilling  per   day  from advertisers.  Its Tn&Cflna    Uln    RELTANCB  CIGAR  La  lOSCana,  lUO.  FAOTOR-i, Montreal  A STANDING INVITATION.  Do you find people generally pretty  civil ? asked a life insurance agent of  i bill collector.  Oh, yes, indeed, answered the latter.  Vbey nearly alv/ays ask me to call  again.  Gives new life to th;  Hair.  It makos it pros        and restores thu color.  Sold by all drug-gists.   50c a bottle.  -*  LIGHTNING  PLASH.  1  ,i By means of a photograph, made with  a vibrating lens, Mr. P. H1. Glow, of  EJondon, has calculated the time of a  1 lightning flash. It comes out one nineteenth1 of a second. The calculation is  based upon the multiple image in the  photographs and the rate of vibration  of the lens. Tho time applies, of course  only to the particular flash that was  ph'olojrraphed.  BEER MADE FROM WATER.  Beer tabloids are about to be put  on the market by a German firm. A  small' tablet dropped into a glass of  water will turn it into beer as fresh  as if just drawn, it is asserted.  TO CURE A COLO) IN  ONE  DAY  Take Laxative liromo yuiuiiie Tab'ots.     AH   Drug"  tints x&Xuud the money if it fails to euid. p&Q '  A CRIME.  Football was a crime in England during  the reign of Henry VIII.  For Over Flftv Year*  MRS WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP h&s been  *���������dhy mother, fir'their cbll ron teething. It soothe,  the chfia. softens tho pirns, allajs ������������������������'%���������������r0" ~������?  colic, and l< the best remedy for diarrheal. 55u. a do������  tie. Sold by all dnifgists throughout the world. Bs  ������ure and ask for " Mrs. Winslow'r Soothing Syrup.    THE BRAIN'S WEIGHT.  Th'e average weight of the brain of  an adult male is three pounds four  ounces. The nerves are all connected  with it directly or by the spinal marrow. .These nerves, with their branches and minute ramifications, probably  exoeed 10,000.0000 in number.  *    " CHURCH GOERS.  The number of church-goers in the  United States in 1898 was 27,714,523;  an increase for the year of over 862,000.  IV P C 970  tw^ragr assegai1  CALVERT'S  Carbolic Disinfectants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powders, etc., havo been  awarded 100 medals mid diploma* for superior  excellence Thuir regular u������u prevent infectious diseases. Ask your dealer to obtain a  supply.   Lints mailed free on application.  F. C. CALVERT,&, CO.,  MANCHESTER.    -   ���������   'ENGLAND  How's This ?  'Ve ofler One Hundred. Dollars Reward (01  any ease of Catarrh that can not bo cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo. O.  We tbe underpinned, bare known F. J.  Cheney for the last 15 yean, and believe him  perfectly honorable in all business transaction!  end nnanolally able to carry out any obligations mado by their Arm.  Wut&Trojii, vVholebalo Drugsltts.Toledo.O.  Waujino, Kinnan '& Marvin, wholesale  Druggists, Tolodo, Ohio.  Hall's.Catarrh Cure ia taken internally, acting directly upon tbe blood and mucous surfaces o( tho system. Price 7fio. por bottls. Sold  by all Druggist*.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Family Pills are the boat.  FRIENDLY ASSISTANCE.  Can I help you to anything? asked  Boarder No.  6.  Yes, replied the newcomer at the  foot of the table.-" You xnight> give me  a due to this hash.  The  Dawsot) Commission   Co.,  limited,  0or. West-Market & Oolborno St., Toronto,  Can get ycu Ijfst prices, for your Apples, tiutter. Eggs,  Poultry, and other produce, if you ship it to thcin.  ONE  SMlGH   I  dru^H toritPricelOo  RICH.  PURE.  FRAGRANT.  HEALTHFUL  REFRESHING.  Lead packages.  CEYLON TEA.  aS> 3o, 4������. 5������ & 6������c.  Dl������nitiM4tiMM Cure ifimrfrd in 24 hours,  tfnBUe?3d.tES>m        Riieivuiecifle. sent By mail  on receipt of 31    DK. ItOUBY, P.O. Hox 3C5, Montreal  ideal Leather Polish  la the best for  MEN'S WOMEN'S AXD CHILDREN'S  BOOTS AND SHOES.  63-M*A<> ln All Colon.   ,  aWSold Everywhere.  FREES  Tailors sad   Dress-  CUTT8NG SCH00L.-BJk���������iafore������*.  klogns.     :C. & D. SCHOOL CO., Montreal.  aspeoially tnuie  who hare failed  to Vie cured else*  where, write to  Dr. Arnott, Berlin 'who will aonvlncevon heoun cure you  ER3J   Tlili   beautiful  ft*   Gold-Shell  fea   Solitaire  _ lunar, in u-  juMto Plaab-lincrt case.  fur nellies; l dos. dainty packets or  Heliotrope, Rom mud Violet per-  Alms. Nobranariawdust. Sell  at loo. each. Re'tini iu #1.20 aed  receive ring FREE by return  mall. LlbeiAloomniisilon. Ifpre-  forred. Umoldgoodi returnable  HOS1E BVPPt,Y CO..  Wept. *JV Toronto. Oct.  I <     llONTRKAL  Th������ " Balmoral," Free Bus $5$^  COMMON SENSE KILLS Roaches, Bed  Bugs, Rata and Mice.' Sold by all  DroKKtiUi or 381 Queen W. Toronto.  33  IIA UTe Write us for InFtructions on the Boat  rrtK I ������ Tante CuttinK System In the World.  6V6TEM Wc te"cl1 you f"r T8ry'"   ���������  Oil* IE 6������3. Tailors   C.V/.BUNTSCO.-Toronto  !^frtti^;pftMM.^f  4J   4mA/  4,  . g, Boohe,  ) J Roosrloo,  Crucifixes.  Religious Pioturos, Statuary, and        8ca|iulare,  CHURCH ORNAMENTS, EtSuoatiotta! Works.  Mail orders receive prompt attention.  D. J. SADUEB & CO., U0$SFH'  This   lovely   littlo Lady B  Watch,   with   guard    or  chatelaine f orsclline 3 dot.  of our   full.tiizad   Linea  Do7lte9ACl0c.eaeh;!jndy s  Sterliui;Silver Watch forselling  5 doz.   Doylios ln latest and  prettiest dceizn.   They sell at  sixhb.   Writennd wo send them  postpaid. Sell them, retr.'n our  monoyacd ire promptly forward  your we ton free. Unsold doylies  ������**������B������bta.     LINEN DOYLY C0.,DcpL, ' Z,' TerenUt  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  B RE AKFAST���������SU PPER.������  M������������-i^@altEIi-'Iirtt;  CURES DYSrKPSIA. j  SUBSTITVTBS TEA. AND COFFEE. j  A 16o, package will make 75 eups. J?or haI* by &I1 I  gtocer*.    Auk for 16.    Ajoutfl vtrhU'cI��������� Send 10c.  for  sample half lb: pucVftgr, prr-p.ikl,  ROKCO M'F'G CO., Toronto, Canada.  n^WisE^oTHERKKOWs  THE VALUE OF-  ^S A PARTURIENT MEDICINE  M^Cdio  &/������t*> tLas  OstVU^  g@LQ PLATES.  Cut this out   . , s aud ifhd 11  to us with tout muno and ad**rtnj,  and rre -nvA ftirvYiknl Ifertj YMtii* to yoft  oxpreaw for exam that! oa. It h a  ���������nap-V)������rJc (uit betel rtMit-nrool  open fftc������, Btew wind aiA set,  gwd platod, kftudjiowel>> ������*.  rr*Ted. It loohi hie 4 kpHJ  cold vfttoli, \m flttfld with a  7-j������w������U������d Amerlcac licio,  Uercmwt thct w������ wantmt fe  plT* wood laUaffietitip. t.H$ \*  Juii fctj'wAteti fortradlnc piur>  ���������potw If aittr oar������ful exom.  l&atlen you And t&b -rrfttch to  bo ���������xactly u r*9pf������������tr������d. pay  tho OKurcit %atot <2tS autl  charged, and til* yonn  Tarry Wattft Co., Toronto, Out  HEALTH RESTORED frjta  moat disordered Btomaob, Lunis, Werree, Liver, Bloods'  Bladder, Kidneys, Brain and Breath by f  On Barry s Ar2anFoodJ  whloh Saves Invalids and Children, and also Hears soft*  peasfully Infants whose Aliments and Debility have re*  Kisted all other treatments. It directs vhen all other  3?ood is rejected, saves 60 times Us cost la medicine.  HO l? ������������l.i*l������ Annua* <?nres������of'*0oniitln2  WW) ������W*4������������5 tlon. Platulenoy, Byspopsia  Indlfectlon, Oonsumption, Diabetes, Bronohltis, InSns  en.a, Oougtu Aethma, Catarrh, Phlegm, DIarrhcsa,  Nervous Debility, Sleepleuness, Doepondency,  ^      "Jb     Wee;      -Street,  London, W., also in Vnr'ui, U Rue de OnsticUon, anJ  ^t all aroeore, Ohemiate, and Btorea averyvbMe.ilnttast  Is., S.t 6d., 6s., Sib., U*.   Sent oarriaso free.     AU������ Dfl  ^arrrs Revalenta Biscuits, in tins, 3a. 6d. and Ci.  Agents for Canada: The T. Eaton Oo��������� Limited, Torant*  We give this fine 4-Blado  Pearl Handle KNIFE for  selling 6 Ladies'Gold Plate  Shirt Waist BEAUTY  PINS at 10 cents each.   ,  Simply send 3'our address  and "we will forward wicks  post-paid. When sold, ������end  the 60 cents and we will send  knife, with all charges paid  Address,    "  Cam Hovelty Co.,Tcronto, Ont.  SwedeTurnip.  A GOOD-  Means Wcii-Fcd  Stock  ������jgGGS  GROWERS' favorites:  SI', "JUMBO" Swede  Grows handsome, tank^rti-shapecl roots, of a purpUnb-evtmcon  color above pround, yellow bsneatb: stands well out it erpu'tsd,  frows roots effflant sins,   rrloe (post-paid) I IS., icz.;  lb^ 150.; 1 lb., 240.; tor J-lb. lots and oTef, aic lb.  STE������LE,  BRIGG3'  "SELECTED"  Swsck  For oTer tan years the favorite with beet growen; cvs-.n, h������r.d-  some elupe and a great cropper. Many tons of tzvd aro inquired annoaMy to supply tbe demand fcr this Sue varkiry.  Price (post-paid)} U), ioc. ; i lb., 155.; lb., 34c; for j lb. lots  and over, lie. lb.  " 8PECIAL NOTICE.���������Steele, Briggs' "Jumbo" and  "Seloctod" Swedes are sold in scaloej p-ACkaaao  only (1 lb. and i lb.) as shown In aaooinpanylar������ lllusUatTons  always bearing their name.  STEELE,  ORIGGS'  seleot imm?  Fll 1^ C i RI P   Whatevor, ,f"p. y?n ������",������������������  si* 11%If SPeacBi   success or failure is largely  PffTi B S3 "iS3 E=" ������"��������������������������� ������?* governed by the seed used.  HlKI S i&g���������?& Suooaoafail growara  aJw&ya use the boot  aoeefs obriainablo. All seed* have a value, which  varies according to (be care and selection of stock ln prod Doing them ; indifferonfcly grown seeds cost less to produce and  permit of being sold at Hke low, "cheap" prices���������Like  produces HkO. The labor necessary to grow a crop  with " cheap " ssfid is the same as when using the best  seed���������then w5iy inowr unnecessary risk by  using? "chaap" sceefs ?  l THE BEST CROPS ARE CROWN FROM  ... Steele, Brgggs1 Seeds ...  BE SURE THAT YOU GET THEM WHEN BUYING  Solo bt Caasrea,  Msicnan-ra  Asic mm  LARGEST STOCKS OF BEST KNOWN VARIETIES  Tha   heaviest  ear  producing  Yellow Ben?' ������������ira "j^'r. w,'h,������  . jtvaitDle  season has yielded 8} tons of ears per acre, and  ripeoi in most parts of Ontario. Price, $ bush.,  i6c; bosh., 66c.;.$ bash, tad over, 80c. bush.;  bags, 16c. each.  EARLY HURON YELLOW  DENT CORN  One of the earliest dent varieties in eertivatioa, a  strong grower,' stalks and ears of good slsse, smajl  cob with deep grain, productive. Price, i bush.,  > 60c.; bush., 90c.; 9 bash, and over, 8Sc. a btuh.;  bags, 15c. each.  FAMOUS  SEED!  First Prize  VEGETABLES  and FLOWERS  GROWN  FROM  Steele,   Briggs'''  Seeds  Yob caa got Steele, Briggs' Famous Garden and Flower Seods from yonr  ResWapJ Horchant, or sand for them direct THE BEST SEEDS THAT QR0W.  roil A eOHPUTK LI8T OF  *9  SEE OUR  CATALOGUE..  I������ yon have not'received one, send yonr,name and it will be mailed  >rbb.    Mention  this paper.    When ordering, please send money by  Express Money Order, Postal  Note or Registered Letter.   All ordera  'receive best care. .'.,���������������������������  LIMITED  mm  'T-tt.'S/.'f  .'^a���������.T���������.^t',  'i^r-vria ^  .. ..'iZji.'JVtJ'������l^S'*r^"-'- 1S-A TC li$Z������ZZZ������������tL --''KC=^ -"5-" =v S.&-JU" V- n WS?."..IAv,rv~ ;jj. --*jxwu*, I  to  1-5 si-3 ���������.-���������;.���������, ���������  p'5'.S  $1.':/  tit  $ &:  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1899.  l,' ���������;;'���������������������������'���������;;  ';?!.;...;,  I!''';;?.'  I(':':^  ll-':$  Hv'"t-"  Jl '������"  If >;  |i   ���������  11  XLbe flIMninglReview  SATURDAY ....MAY 20, 1899  THAT LAW.  "The law is an infringement of private rights and'liberties, a treacherous  attack upon those who have in good  faith invested money in mines,'passed  by politicians ignorant or reckless of  tho principles upon which laws are  made, at the dictation of the pestifer-  " ous labor agitator and the idle walkinsr  delegate." ' ��������� *"  In dealing with the  eight-hour law  to be enforced on  tbe   10th of June,  the  Kasls Kootenaian   gets   off   the  .   foregoing.   There is no longer any disputing the fact that the law was asked  . for by miners   at Rossland   and elsewhere in the province, and the Koo-  tenaian considers   them  "pestiferous  labor agitators" for so doing.   Whether  or not they will take kindly to the new  name,   it remains  for the   future  to  show.     All   sensible,   liberal-minded  people must admit that if tho miners  felt  that such a law  would be of ser  vice to them, they were perfectly within their proper sphere in asking for it.  Let an   ordinary citizen   draw up   a  chattel mortgage for his neighbor, and  charge for it; and no matter how well  it may be done,  in fact the better the  deed the graver the offence  as there is  less chance for litigation   under it in  the future, and he is at once, pounced  upon  by the law society.     Let that  man  give   a neighbor's sick horse a  dose of medicine, and   even though it  cures the animal, he is liable to punishment  under  the   Veterinary Act.  The    merchants   again,     hive   their  Boards of Trade, Insolvency laws, etc.,  to hep tliem  in  their business;   but  theuiiner is called a '-pestiferous labor  Every woman wears  crown  who   is  the  mother of a  healthy  baby.    The mother of  puny,   sickly,   pee-  ������li   baby bears   a  cross.     It   rests  with  every woman   to   de-  dc for herself which  kind of a mother she  will be.  The woman who  takes the right  care of herself  during- the months  preceding   ma-  improve and supercede old contrivances. The inventive ' manufacturer  will say, "If I am allowed to make but  10 per cent, on my capital, and' I enn'  make it with present contrivances.  Where is the use in my employing  such devices as wilL enable me to  make 20 per cent., when not I, but the  state or the public "will reap the  benefits? It will at a glance be seen  that such a law would be injudicious,  AMD OTHER INVESTMENTS.  *%������^  content in the as  surance  that  her  baby will   be  a  strong,     healthy,  happy one.    The  woman who  suffers   from   disor-  "|ders  of the   distinctly    feminine  organism during this critical period, and  fails to resort to the right remedy, is pretty  sure to have a puny, peevish, sickly baby,  born into the world with the seeds of weakness and disease already implanted in its  little   body.     Dr.  Pierce's   Favorite   Prescription is the  best of  all medicines for  piospective mothers.     It imparts  health  strength, vigor, and  elasticity to the deli  cate and  impoitant oigans that bear the  brunt of  motherhood.     It prepares a wo  man for the time of trial and danger.     It  strengthens and invigorates, and insures the  perfect well-being and  absolute health of  both mother and child.    It does away with  the squcamislmess of the interesting period.     It makes suie an ample supply of  nourishment for the little new-comer.    It  transforms weak, sickly, nervous and despondent   invalids   into   healthy,   happy  wives and mothers.   Thousands of homes  to which babies once came to stay but for a  brief day and then die, now bless this won  derful   medicine  for   the  gift  of  hapnv,  healthful babies.  The dealer who tries to persuade you to  take some other medicine, than that you  ask for insults your intelligence.  " Tlie best doctors in Kansas Citv told me that  unless I went to the hospital and had an operation pciformed I could not live," writes Miss  Broohie Galloway, ol V.'ilder, Johnson Co.  Kans. "I had ulceration aud weakness, and  each mouth I would gel uown in bed and suffer  severely for twenty-four hours Four bottles of  your ' Favorite I'lescriplion ' cured me."  For constipation���������Dr. Pierce's Pellets.  ternity   may  rest I ���������    ���������,       ... ... ,     "    .      ,,'  ,.   and yet the cry of the- down-trodden  operative is  growing louder.   Go into  Eaton's establishment in Toronto, and  ask him why it is he pays such   low  wages to workmen,   workwomen   and  clerks, and his answer will be, "to produce the low-priced article which the  public, strikers and all, arc looking for.  Let the consumers cor sent to pay us  higher |.rices for wbat  they buy,  and  we can at once afford,to raise wages of  all our employes.'   This,  we   believe,  is the full solution of, all the trouble���������  let the' demand  for cheaper products  cease, and wages will at once inci ease.  The manufacturer,, the merchant and  the producer in general must make a  certain amount of money on their investments, and if they cannot make it  by paying certain wages he will make  it by grinding down until they do.  Da    La  lay 24th, 1899.  ^-$i,7B0> IN -PRIZES-^  Horse  Races  Free for All,  a     u    it  Slocan Horses  u it  Pony Race  ist Prize $200.00  3iid  ist  2nd  TSt  2nd  100.00  75.00  25.00  50.00  25.00  Every Representation Guaranteed,  JL  M. Harris  SANDON. B. C.  LEftDS  Them HII  ���������������  SCHOOL MATTERS.  The British Columbia school.system  needs overhauling, if anything in the  world does.   When, in his last appeal  to the electors of Nelson   Riding,  Mr.  Farewell declared that he favored more  power in the hands of the trustees, he  did not make his declaration an hour  too soon.   School trustees in this prov  ince are simply officials in name���������they  Lave no power in practice.,    For in  stance, the government has been promising for the last two years to buy the  school property here from tho owners;  and for'the past three months promis-  Caledonian Sports  $500.00 in Prizes.  GOLD MEDAL FOR BEST  ALL-ROUND ATHLETE.  Drilling Contest  $300.00.  Match Game Baseball  Reel Race.    ;;  ^^GRAND BALL.  For further particulars apply to  The Secretary, Silverton.  Lambert's Syrup  Douglas Pine  Will.cure your cold when all  . others fail.   Try it and prove  it.   Sold by all,druggists.  Price 25c a bottle.  not interfere with men, under contract,  working more than eight hours a day.  It appears  then   that the government  agitator" and stones a'te pelted aVhim fii��������� co"cern_ f������' eiihe* the, S0llls>  like the frog in the pond   if he nut2 ? ������-   "'** ������! T"!W ������ U * ������������n'  and for"tbe pftsfc fchrce monfcbs Promi������-  his head in what be considers hi. own   k   ^" '\    ^ ��������� Wh������ W������rk  ing P������Wer t0 the tr!,8teeB to put up thc  ��������� ' bv tlle c,av thev act ��������� special guards,  second room, which is an  imperative  Verily, the Hon. J. Fred flume's (not  forgetting tho "Fred") philosophy, law  and brilliancy are all tarred with the  the same stick���������thickness of apprehension.  CHILDREN'S COUGHS  QUICKLY CURED.  THE LABOR QUESTION.  interest  With    the   government,    however  things   are   different,   and   whatever  there is pestiferous about the law they,  and they alone,   are responsible  for!  The representatives   and government  are elected by the people to legislate,  pot alone   for the miners,   the mine  ���������owners, tho merchants  or the farmers,  :but for all combined.   Whenever they  ���������can pass  an act of service to any one  ���������class that is not injurious to any other  ���������class,thcy are perfectly justified in passing it;  but whenever an act projected  in the interest of  any class   clashes  with that of another, wisdom and justice must prevail.  Very lew will object to a law diminishing the hours of labor in the abstract, by statutory enactment, as the  tendency is, the world over, to reduce  the hours of labor. Where, again, the  health, life and limb of the subject arc  in danger, the government are perfectly justified in stepping in, in the interest of humanity.  If a competent inspector finds a certain mine,   or tunnel therein, unsafe  for a miner altogether,   or for  more  than four, six or eight hours at a time,  the government   would   be   perfectly  justified in limiting the hours of labor  therein accordingly.    But   there  are  mines   and mines   in   the   Kootenay  country.   Some of them are perfectly  dry, well ventilated and just as healthy  for an operative as the surface of the  ground,   but by the law they are all  regulated alike.   The very moment a  minhr is two feet under ground he is  debaired   from   working   more   than  eight   hours,  though   he  may  work  .   twenty-four hours on\he suiface in a  teeming raia.    The latter by law  is  considered the healthier position.  The  farmer may,work out in the field and  it raining, but the niiner cannot work  in a tunnel when he is perfectly dry  and healthy, without subjecting himself and his employer to a penalty.  This is the iniquitous, and we might  add, pestiferous feature of the law.  j We understand the mine owners are  going to test the validity of the law in  the courts, and they are doing but  simple justice to the country in doing  so. Let it be shown to a court with  competent jurisdiction that two men,  an employer and an employee, are debarred by the Act from making a contract as to duration of service, where c .. o "~ ��������� ~:���������"T  neither life, limb nor health is imper-������I thinness arid  paleness for  This matter is again disturbing our  industrial-interests to their very foundation���������strikes are the order of   the  day wherever labor is employed. Nor is  it confined to classes as the masses are  involved.   Carpenters, miners, masons,  tailors, etc.,  etc.,   are everywhere   on  strike���������all demanding   higher wages.  There is no disputing the fact that the  tendency is to grind down labor everywhere ;   but it is not, as many of the  industrial    communities   allege,     to  build up  monopolies everywhere, for  there is no denying tho fact that even  with  the reduted wages many manufacturing concerns are not making as  much  money as they  used   to make  when  paying higher wages.   It is the  desire of the entire public, strikers included, to make more money by-buying cheaper products that is responsible for it all.   Many theories i.re advanced to remedy the evil; but, whilo  some of them are plausible, until the  human greed in rich and poor alike is  removed,  the desired cure cannot be  successfully obtained.   Some say the  proper course is the passing of a law  that will prevent producers from earning more than a certain percentage on  actual   capital   invested;   but   adopt  bhc'u   a   curtailing measure   and you  place an embargo on genius and invention.   Cut off all chance of prospective  profits and you destroy all incentive  for discovery and  new inventions ' to  Lost flesh lately?  Does your brain tire?  Losing control over your  nerves? i  Are your muscles becoming exhausted? .  You certainly know the  remedy. It is nothing new;  just the same remedy that  has been curing these" cases  necessity, and so far nothing is done  in either matter.    The trustees have  been buying fuel and other requisites,  and either paying for them out of their  own   pockets or  forcing'   the,dealers"  to go' without their   money.     They  even cannot get from the government  a dollar to pay for sweeping the school  room,  and' the   teachers or   scholars  have to do it or allow the place to go  in���������dirt.   -This .is not   creditable   to  either the Legislature or the government.      So   far the government has  taken to itself the sole power to handle  school matters,' and this is the way it  is done.   If the government cannot or  will not raise money to pay for the  school property here; and if they cannot or will hot advance money to meet  the incidental expenses of the school,  why in the name of common sense do  they not so amend the law as to  enable the trustees to raise the necessary  money themselves by the taxation of  the property in the district, as is  the  case in other provinces.   The government  will  persist  in   collecting  all  realty taxes in unorganized parts  and  personal property   even   within   city  limits, and still enough property real  and personal goes  wholly untaxed in  the country each  year to meet these  demands many  times oyer.    This  is  the condition- df things in this province of  enlightenment   and advancement.  The trustees in Sandon feel that this  thing must riot run this way any  longer, and they have decided on  getting up a concert and trusting to  the generosity of'the people to do what  the government, by its own legislation,  is pledged to do.  Hard to keep tho children from cal citing cold���������will run out of doors not  properly wrapped���������get wot feet���������kick  the bed elolltes oil ut night.  What's mother going to do about it 1  Mustn't neglect tho children's Coughs  and Colds���������might end in Croup���������and  Croup end fatally or weaken tho lunfts  for life.  Most mothers now give their children  Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup.  It's nice to take, and euros all kinds  . of Coughs and Colds more quickly and  ��������� effectually than any remedy known.  Mrs. R. P. Leonard, Parry Sound, Ont., writes:  "I h.ivo used Dr. Wood's Norway Pino Syrup for  Coughs and Colds of mysolt and also of my baby.  1 find it always euros a Cold quicker than any  otbor Cough mixturo I over tried."   Prico 25c.  LAXA- Curo constipation, biliousness  sick headache and dyspepsia.  LIVEEfS Evei'v Piu guaranteed perfect  and to act without any grip-  raas | ������ '1T,Si weakening or sickening  ������-������B������u������������3 effects.   2jo. at all druggists-  Established in 1895.  E. M. SANDILANDS,  SLOGAN  MINES  Sandon, B. C.  Mining Stocks bought and sold.   General agent for Slocan properties.  Promising prospects for sale.  Having opened business in the  premises opposite thc Clifton house"-!  am prepared to do all kinds of Boot  and Shoe' Making and Eepairing in the  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed. ���������  NO ORDER TOO SMALL .'  AND NONE TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  I. L. Grimmett, ll. b.  Barrister,   . Solicitor,    Notary  Public, Etc.  Sandon,   - B. C.  ANfi  W. S. Dbkwry  Sandon, B.  C.  H. T. TWIGQ  Now Denver, B.C.  lied; and it at least seems 'reasonable  to surmise the couit would say that an  enactment like this is such an interference with "the liberty of the subject  as to be intolerable in-,any land of  liberty. - -  The Hon. J. Fred Hume, the sage,  philosopher, and above all the shining  light of the cabinet, says the law does  twenty-five years. \ Scott's  Emulsion. The cod-liver  oil in it is the food that  makes the flesh, and the hy-  pophosphites give tone to  the nerves. I  50c. and $1.00, all druggists.  SCOTT & EOWNE, Chemists Toronto, i  In connection with the eight-hour  law, there is no representative of the  province today aa.much besmirched as  the Hon. J. Fred Hume.   He told delegations from the mine owners he was  personally opposed to   the law while  Mr. Wilkes, of Bessie nd,   says it was  Mr. Hume whointroduced the amendment in the House,' and that under a  pledge previously made to the miners  that he and his. colleagues���������the rest of  the government���������favored it.   If this is  not falsifying the record after ah effort  to purchase his way into the House,  it is hard  to say what is.   Mr. Hume  had a perfect right to get the pledge of  his colleagues in Bupport of the'measures, if he thought it wise and was  able to do so, but in the face of such  an attitude he was simply intentionally deceiving, by low political trickery,   when   he told mine owner delegates he himself was opposed  to-the  measute.     The   present   government  throughout is making a questionable  record for itself very rapidly.  DEE WRY .& TWIGG,  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Enelneors.  Bedford-MoNell Code.  McMillan  FUK & WOOL CO.  EXPORTEKS AND IMPORTERS.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  niNNEflPOLIS, fllNN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  JUST  12 CASES OF STATIONERY  CLIFFE & CO.,  Sandon.  ���������^>  I  \ tt iC-* ������i ������������������������������������fc      in-pi    - ,rf >  . 11\ '...,. V.' ������������������:���������������?! ��������� *>-���������&���������- THE MINING REVIEW-SATURDAY, MAY  20,  1899.  .YMAN  BEECHER.  Th������ Great Preachor'g Peculiar Habit* In  Preparing Ilia Ssrmoni.  Dr. Lyman Beeohor's peculiar habits,  ahown by his method of preparing sermons, are illustrated  in  Annie Field's  latest book,,"The Life and  Letters of  Harriet Beooher Stowe. '* In hor words:  "If he was to preaoh In the evening,  to was to bo seen all day talking -with  Whoever would talk.O.ooesiiible   to  all,  full of everybody's affairs, business and  burdens, till an hour or two before  the  time, when he wonld  rnsh up into  hie  .. study (which he always preferred should  be the topmoBt room of tho house), and,  throwing off his coat, after a swing or  two with the dumbbells" to  settle  the  balanoe of  his muscles, he.'would sit  down and dash  ahead, making quantities of hieroglyphio notes on small stubbed bits of papor about as  big as  the  palm of his hand.   The"bells would begin  to ring, and still  he would write.  They would toll loud and long, and his  Wife would say, 'He  will  certainly be  late,'and  them, would  be ruuniug up  and down stairs of messengers  to  see  that he  was finished, till, just as the  last stroke of the boll'was dyinft away,  c he would emerge from   the  study with  ��������� his coat  very  much  awry  and  coma  ,   down   the stairs like a hurricane, stand  , 'impatiently  protesting   while    female  hands that ever lay in wait adjusted bit  oravat and'settled  his coat collar, call-  ingloudly the while for a piu to fasteu  together the stubbed little bits of paper  aforesaid,   which  being  duly  dropped  Into tho crown of his hat and, hooking  Wife or daughter like a satchel on  hi������  arm,.away he would  start on  such  o  race through the streets as  left neither  brain nor breath   till  tho  church  wai  gained.   Then oame the process of getting in through crowded  aisles wedged  up with heads, tho bustle and stir  and  bush to look  at him as, with a matte*  of faot, businesslike push, he .elbowed  bis way through them and up the pulpil  stairs."  LEGS ENTIRELY RAW  From his feet to his  body,  and ran a blood tinged,  irritating water.  Mrs. A. Keirstead, Snider EWt., N.B., telli  how her little boy suffered, and how  1 B.B.B. cured him permanently.  Northern Pacific Ky.  FRLDDY KEIRSTEAD.  '- Tho Ileal Truth.  Some people deceive,themselves with  ,    tbe notion that if they have been denied  some advantago which another has had  the  ouly dignified course  for  them in  life is to ridicule that advantage.  "It is a strange thing to me to discover," said Mr. X. to Mr. Z., "that I  have wanted a college education all my  life, and never havo known it until  Jately."  "What brought it to your knowledge  at last?" asked Mr. Z., smiling.  "I perceived that there was a certan  bitterness in the light way in which 1  always said, 'Well, as for me, I'm  heartily 'glad 'that' I didn't go to ool-  Sege."'���������Youth's Companion.   "  Quick Fingers.  The dexterity of a modern virtuoso's  fingers made a deep impression on an  old farmer who was among the audience  at a "piano recital." Clapping both  iandB ouddonly down upon his knees,  &e was heard to exclaim, "I'd give $100  to have" that man pick peas for me I"���������  Troy Times.  There is not a  mother, in this land  . who has a child suffering from skin disease in any form but  will thank Mrs. Keirstead, of Snider Mt.,  N.B., for telling of  the remarkable manner in which her boy,  Freddy, was cured  of one of the severest and most torturing of skin'diseases  tiy the use of Burdock Blood Bitters; and  not only relieved and cured for the time  being, but, mark you, after eight years  the disease has shown no sign of returning.  The following is Mrs. Keirsteacfs  letter:��������� .  "With gratitude I can testify to the  wonderful curative powers of Burdock  Blood Bitters. Eight years ago our little  ion, Freddy, was afflicted with salt rheum  and was in a dreadful condition. His legs,  from the soles of his feet to his body, were  entirely raw, and ran a bloody .water,  which appeared to burn and itch until he  was often in great agony.  " After trying several remedies, we resolved to give B.B.B. a trial.  "You can imagine with what delight  and gratitude we saw our boy entirely  cured after using one bottle and part of  I lie second. We jrave him the remainder  of the,second bottle, and from that time  till tbe present he has never had a sign of  salt rheum or a sick day. You need not  wonder that I think there is no other  medicine can equal Burdock Blood Bitters  to purify the blood and build up the hcal'V-  and .strcnutli."  THE FAST LINE  TO ALL POINTS.  .The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  kiegant Dining Cars  Modern Day Coaches,  lourist Sleeping Cars.  sffi.n���������8Scaeat0ttlI,,,onte '" ������e United  jiciceis 10 China and Japan via Tacomn  ' "   Co.  and  For-'fnVormaTloni-Tia.r'carus^mans  tickets apply to agents ol tho S.P. AN?  F. D. GIBUS, Gen. Agent, Spokane,'"Wash.  ^forS���������^??' ^,9������-P������w- Agent.  ������������ Jiorriaon St., Cor.Srd,Portland, Ore.  Cn0   THE BEST Am-RHEUMAT1C  [NfM^ plaster MADE  PhhIHATISN f4CH PL4STC*IN E^ELCD  5 'IllSi'a, r-rr:m Bo;< PRice zst^uso iniyard  lAME������������-!> R0L1S FR!Cl-������I.OO  ,   ������$L������JCECOiiri  ^V>Nur,r.TURrR5     "montseaiJ  SPOKANE FALLS X NORTHERN  NELSON X FORI SHEPPhi fflf.  RED MN MIM  The only All-raill route without change  0/ cars betwen Nelson and   Ross-  land and  Spokane and Rossland.  MAVJ. DAILY AEEIV=  ,���������������$ a-m -.Nelson 5.35 p.m.  'g-fij ?��������������� Rowland :.11.20 pin  V0 am Spokane 3.10 p.m.  m'������i^ tr?in fhnt Ieaves Xolson at 0.20 a. m.  ^alnsroraU   conneutlo"i ������* Spokane wHh  FdCIflC CQ^ST POINTS.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with-  Stage daily.  C. G.Dixon, G. P.T.A.  G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  enay Tailors.  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.  J. K. & h. C/IflERON,  KOOTENflY'S TAILORS.  HUNTER BROS.  look'  Not Sufficiently Explicit.  Timkina���������Who is that solemn  tog man?  Simkins���������Why,   that's   Orankleigh,  the great society leader.  TimkiHB���������Sooiety for the suppression  rf what?���������Cbioago News.  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  JACOB KELSEN  - Carries the largest stock of pipes  in the Slocan. They must be  sold. A reward of $1,000 is  offered for the discovery, of any  dealer who is selling this class  of goods cheaper.  Reco Avenue, Sandon.  AND   SOO   PACIFIC.  The Fast and Short  Route East & West  THROUGH SERVICE, FEWEST CHANGES  LOVfEST RATES     ,  First-class Sleepers on all trains  T0StRIpaTm.C^RS PaSS Ke^'stoke dally for  Thursdays for," Montreal and Boston.  |    Tuesdays arid Saturdays for Toronto.  BaCt?ci!aC8h4Cueeu.,odestinati0n and thr������������^  No customs difllcuitles. '  Short J??iy (������������ept Sunday) to points  reacnod via Rosebery and Slocan Citv.  Tra n leaves Sandon daily at 7.15 a. m  Trafn arrives Sandon daily at ia.K5p.ni.  Ascertain rates and full information bv addressing nearestlocal agent or   ""on Dy fta"  \V FAA^5fAI������THUS'AS<"H.Sandon  v tn������3te^?^'1���������rnv- p-ass- Act.,Nelson  *.. J. Coyle, Dist. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  -FOR-  Ladies* Mackintoshes;,  Rubber ������oats,  Rubber Overshoes,  Rubber Boots.  BE  SURE  YOUR  VIA C.  TICKET  P. R.  READS  A. MILLOT, L. D. S.  DENTIST.  Rooms in Virginia block, Sandon, B.C.  Elected for Trial by Jury.  A. D. McGinty, of Sandon,   was before Judge Forin,  last week, for election  upon the charge of unlawful assembling in connection with the anti-  Chinese   agitation   at  Sandon,   some  months ago.   McGinty elected tiial by  jury and Judge Forin made an order  for  bail.     In the event   of McGinty  furnishing satisfactory sureties he will  regain hss liberty until the court sits.  Williams, who was mixed up with Mc-  famty   m   the  anti-Chinese   disturbances, elected for speedy trial before  Judge Form some time ago and  was  sentenced to a week's imprisonment.  MumEm  PAINTER, PdPERHdNQER,  KdLSfiniKSR, 5EC2R/IT2K  Will attend to orders from town  or country. Command of the  largest and best assorted stock  of WALL PAPER in the Kootenay country. Orders may be  left at Cliffe's Bookstore or at  my residence, Sandon.  Kaslo and Slocan Railway,  TlflE C/IR5.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Going West.       Daily.       Going East.  Leave 8.00 a.m.  "      8.32 "  "      9.30 "  '���������      0.45 "  "       9.55 "  "     10.12 "  "     10.25 "  "     10.33  ArrlvelO.40  SCROFULOUS SORES.  Mrs. Annie Wright, Dereham Centre,  Ont., writes : -'I had scrofula so bad  that my face was all one running sore.  I tried Burdock Blood Bitters and before I had taken six bottles I was completely cured."  They Reach  The Kidneys.  Mr. Conrad Beyer's opinion  <=��������� %"&0,,   Arrive 3.55 p. m  South Folk      "      8.<>o     ���������<  ' Spoules ������<      2.25     "  1      Whitewater     ���������'      210    "  Bear Lake       "      2.00    "  MeQuigan       "      l.js     ���������������  1 Bailor's        "      184    "  Cody Junction   "      1.2s    ������������  1 Sandon      Leave 1.15    "  CODY BRANCH.  Leave 11.00 a.m.     Sandon    Arrive 11.40 a.m,  11.15 Cody 11.23   "  GEO. F. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship  tickets to and from all points, apply te  fe. Campbell, Ajjtnt, Sandon. B. C  SREOIAL TO STEAM-USERS.  CHURCH    NOTES.  m  if  4-JhZre JwlU V������ no Ep^copal service  this Sunday, but on the 4th Sunday  the 28th, service will be held at the  usual hour.  ��������� Methodist, Rev. A.M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p. m.  Presbyterian.���������Rev. J. Clclland will  preach as usual in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at and 7:80 d. m.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 32:15 p.m , after close  01 morning services. Everybody wi-1-  come.  .    DOAN'S KIDNEY PILLS.  No one oan be healthy with the kidneya  in a diseased or disordered state. The  poisonous Urie Acid which it is their  duty to filter out of the blood, is carried  into the system and produces Rheumatism, Headaches, Backaches and hundreds of ills and ailments.  Any one who has tho slightest suspicion  that the kidneys are not acting right  should take Doan's Kidney Pills. They  are the most effective kidney remedy  known. Mr. Conrad Beyer, at E. K.  Snyder's Shoe Store, Berlin, Ont., hears  this out when he says:  "Anyone sufforing witli krSney troubles  cannot do bottor than take Doan's Kidney Pills, for thoy cured my wife who  has been afflicted with pain in tho back  and other kidney, troubles for a long  Mme. They have helped a great many  of my acquaintances in this town, and I  must say they are the medicine that  reach the kidneys with the best effects."  a FEW INTERESTING  FACTS,  ~?rh,?n P������?P'e are contemplating a trio,  whether on business or pleasure, they naturally want tho best service obtaiuableso lar as  speed, comfort and safety is concerned. Employees of the Wisconsin Central Lines are  SSidt������������H0rvetI10 pu.bll������' ������nd our 'rains aro  operated so as to make oloseconnections with  diverging lines at alljunotion points?    ���������  th?oUgrh*nriJns*C0 Sle������pln.fr 8Dd Clmir Cftrs on  Dining Car service excelled.   Meals served  a la Carte.  In order to obtain this first-class service.  I ask the tioket agent to sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  S^diy,ou ^i1.1 mak? direct connections at St.  Paul for Chicago, Milwaukee and all points  For any lurther Information call on anv  tlcketagont, or correspond with  Jas. Pond, or Jas. A. Clock,  Gen. Pass. Agent,       General Agent.  Milwaukee, Wis. 210 Stark St.,  Portland, Or,  i v?W^UuU,Iar5������-1.Ier_25 H- P--������ur own make  1 ������6W SU,bu ar ge? er-35 H. P.-our own make  1 New Tubular Boi er-40 H.-P.-our own make  1 Second-Hand Boiler���������60 H. P.  1 Second-Hand Boiler���������30 H. P  1 Second-Hand Boiler���������10 H. P  1 Second-Hand, High-Speed. 50 H.-P. Engine  1 Second-Hand, Slow-Speed, 25 H.-P. Engine  1 Second-Hand Duplex Steam Pump  1 Belt-Driven Boiler Peed Pump  Above S. H. machinery is first-class order.   Correspondence solicited.  Bkandon Machine Works Company, Limited  BRANDON, MANITOBA.  1 n  '1-  ^ *-  ^=^���������������������������63  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  ��������� To and from .'Furopean points via  Canadian and American lines.   Apply  for sailing dates, rates and full infor  mation to any C* P. R. agent er  A. C. McARTHUR, Sandon.  WM. STITT, G������a. S. S. Afft^Winnipeff.    ��������� ���������r-t r/i_  if  V  "It  Do you see this  package?  keep it in  your mind  and when you  for "Athlete  ask  See that this is  what you get.  ���������B  s*sK  ���������IT  uli  ^. .  1 ������  .)  "���������**- ���������aw j- "?5Sv"j .*#a  *5  /ft  /ft  /ft  "1 don't see why it isn't all right,"  she protested. "You haven't received  any orders to stop this dance, so you  aro dans voire droit. And you don't  really believe in stopping it anyhow,  so your conscience won't hurt you tho  least little bit," she went on cheerfully.  Eviston  shrugged  his shoulders.  "Too Jato now Eviston," put in  Stirling, laughing. "You ought to  have said all this to Mrs. Eviston before  she invited us."  ��������� Carlington moved over nearer to tho  officer, and lapped him lighlly on tho  shoulder.  "You moan there may be trouble?'  ho asked  in  an  underlone.  Captain Evislon frowned. "Yes,"'  he  said  shortly   ."Thai   is,   of  course  i^i^i^i-S^C^-^^n  ���������Af -^y ���������&' ���������*? 'j^ ���������&? -^ -sir 'n>r "Sr ���������Sr ���������,������������������ S&������  'W  \&  skin "pony and regarding him disapprovingly. "Doyle," he said, "tell  that Indian, Black Tongue, to get us  places in  tho lodgo if possible."  tilack Tongue was a notoriously bad  Peigan, and had been up twice before  Captain Eviston for horse stealing; but  there was noL another Indian in si������ht  that the'imspector know by name, and,  besides, he thought that Black Tongue,  remembering his experiences in the  guard-ruom, would be inclined to be  obliging. ,jl31ack Tongue came forward reluciantly.  "Dow!" he said in a surly lone. ,  Doylo waved aside any such politenesses.  "Napiake, assopotsists, puskan," ho  said largely and disconnectedly, with  it's very unlikely, but one never knows a sweep of his arm toward the women,  what the Peigans are up to in these. .The Indian threw out his hands with  infernal, howling dances of theirs, and ' ani aimosl Gallic geslure of impotence,  I ������m quite sure we w;n be the only ��������� but moved softly and quickly "across  v.������ites there; this sudden change of (,he grass lo where an old Indian, evi-  4 .tea has thrown the authorities off dentiy his chief, stood talking to a  their guard. "\Ve are probably Ihe gr0up of young braves. The older man  only people besides the Indians them-   listened    intently to    the    few   quick  ���������Twelves who know thai tho daneo is to  '?������ held to-day. Oh, botherl it's all  fight, I suppose," he added. "I'm getting as cranky and nervous as a  woman."   He looked at the others wail-  words Black Tongue poured into his  ear, and turning to where Captain  Evislon and his party stood, - bowed  gravely, and motioned them toward the  lodge.   Black    Tongue   preceded them  ���������V4  ing expectantly.   "We'll go,"' be said  BWiftiy, and led them to places on the  grimly.   "You seem determined to sea   far siae 0f the tepee and directly fac-  this sun dance, so I take it there ia   ing (,he entrance, from which they com-  . nothing more to be said." manded a view of Ihe whole' interior.  Ho jumped lighlly into the trap be- Captain Eviston mentally noted, with  side Doyle, who gathered up the reins a shrug of disgust, that , when the  with an odd expression on his sun-' i0(jge wa3 filled they would be in the  burnt face. . very centre .of the mass of Indians and  As they drove out of the inclosure. aB far as possible from Ihe only exit.  Mrs. Evislon stood up in the trap and _ For tno time being there were only  looked on every side for Jack. . thirty or forty Indians sitting about.  "I wonder where she can bo, ' They took very litllo notice of the  Arthur?" she inquired anxiously. "I wnite visitors, and either moved noise-  havon't seen her for ever so long. I ]essiy about, looking up from time to  meant to tell her that she must not, iime at the flood of sunlight stream-  go out riding on Nellie this afternoon, ing through the opening in the top ef  but slay with Rnfferty (the other or-j lne, lodgo, or else sat quite still, seem-  derly). I'm afraid I didn't tell her ��������� mg.|y piungeti in a stupor. The air was  good-bye, either, poor 1 Lille chap. ', 0ppressLvely hot, and but for the tepid  sighed    a  little.   "Well,  she al-: Dunccnl   0dor distilled from  the  pine  She    sighed    a  little.      wen,  suu ui-, pungcnl   0dor distilled  ways knows how to amuse herself, and   boughs would  have  been   unbearable,  that's a mercy, but wo will have to be1 Outsido and from a distance came in-  very careful and not talk of the sun- j te"rmittently the monotonous sound of  dance before her. She will be ter  ribly disappointed to have missed anything like this. Really, though, I  suppose it's no sight for a child, eh,  Arthur?"  a tom-tom. Through the chinks in  the latticework of boughs could be  seen indistinctly the restless, moving  groups of Indians and ponies.  ,,     ,   .    -r, . .     ,     ,      .,     ,_      ,The   Hon.  Beatrice  gave   a  nervous  Captain Eviston s shoulders gave an   jj'lj���������  Hurh  "I    can't stand    much  of this," she  the entrance, and joined the chiefs, who  walked behind the musicians. Although  the   day  was  intensely  hot   with   the  short, fierce heat of the Canadian summer) the medicine-men wore long robes  of  fur  that almost oomplelely  enveloped them, and from out of which their  pallid  faces  appeared glistening  with  great   drops  of  perspLration.    Around  Lhe  neck1*or carried in  the hand was  tho medicine-bag.   At the door of the  lodge,  each Indian threw up his head  for an ! aslant as if to lake a last look  at the tan before entering. Tho leader  took nis stand near tho central lodge-  polo, in the full blaze of 'the sunlight,  which  streamed  through   (he  opening  and  continued beating furiously upon  his  tom-lom, while tho Indians seethed past 'him in their endeavors to get  places from    which   to, see   the  dance  well.      As  they closed about  Captain  Eviston's parly the women shrank back  rigidly from contact with the supple,  dark hucd    bodies.      After  a little,  a  narrow space was left free about  the  group, and they breathed more easily,  and leaned forward with pale, expectant faces.  Of tho five hundred Indians fully  three hundred crowded into the lodge,  the rest massing themselves al the  entrance and-around the.sLdes, where-  ever they could see. In the center of  the lodge, about the'pole, was left an  open circular space, around which the  chiefs and medicine-men ranged themselves. Back of- these were massed  tho young Indians and squaws."  Suddenly there was a lull. The slender sticks fell from the hands of the  Indian with the tom-tom, the beating  feet were still, and there was a moment of almost perfeel silence. Then  from the group of medicinemen one  rose up, and advancing to tho centre  of tho lodge, raised his eyes to the  blaze of light and addressed an invo-'  cation to the sun. As he spoke, lhe  muscles of his face twitched, his lips  became ashy, and, his eyes wavered'in  their gaze. The'words seemed to fall  involuntarily from his lips. Suddenly  he flung up his hands toward lhe  sky, and reeling, fell backward among  the other medicine-rnen, who, wrapped Ln a sort of trance, look very little notice of him. ' The silence that  followed lasted for only a- moment.  (To Be Continued.)  QUEEN VICTORIA'S WILL.  Mor Fortune, Her Legacies Her Heirs-  Mot One ������r the World's Great Millionaires.  The visit to Nioe of Viscount Cross  and , the private solicitor of Queen  Victoria is taken to mean that the  aged sovereign of Great Britain has  remodelled her will.   -  In her very prolific family of grandchildren and great; grandchildren sons  and daughters aro constantly being  born, whom the Queen must "remember" in the disposition of her property,  but the death of the scapegrace Duke  Alfred of Coburg: was the cause of the  i SHJMOI F0SE1UT,  HIS  LIFE  ONE OF EXPOSURE  MUCH HARDSHIP.  ANfl  Bhcnmnlls������ii ami EUiulrctl TronMe.i tbe  Ocqiieut Kesult���������One Who Hiu liscii a  Ureal Sufferer Sneaks For the Beuc.lt  ol'OUierj,. '  Eroru the Watchman, Lindsay, Ont.   ���������  Wm McKendry, a gentleman of 52  years of ago, has for 28 years been a:  respected citizen of Fenelon Fails, .|  Ont. For twenty-two years he has  held tho position of seclion foreman  for the G.T.H., which position ho fills  to-day. and judging from his presents  immediate change. Y-lrobuit  appearance will  be capable  of  Measured by  tho standards of multl-   doing   so   for   many   years  to   come.  expressive' shrug, but he ventured no  remark.  Tho reason that Mrs. Evislon could  not oblain a view of Jack was a very  simple one. That young lady was at  the farthest end of the pasture, behind a big coltonwood, with a pail of  oats in one hand and a halter grasped  firmly in the olher, enticing Nellie,  who was somewhat shy of lhe sumptuous Indian toggery, to come nearer  and   let   herself   be   caught.  A good  team of  government horses  can't stand  whispered    to Mrs.    Carlington.      "If  something' doesn't happen soon I shall  run away Lhrough sheer nervousness.-'  Captain Eviston leaned forward toward  the ladies.  "I think it will be better for us not  to laugh or look amused, or alarmed,  at anything that may happen," he said,  "You- know it's rather cheeky, our being here; we haven't been urged to  come, and I don't think we would care  especially about having them come to  with a fairly light trap to draw over our weddings or funerals, or whatever  prairie land will trot ten miles an corresponds in seriousness "among  hour without once changing, gait or ; Ua lo this dance of theirs, and so we-had  speed, and as regularly as clockwork.' better be as quiet a3 possible."  So Captain Evislon knew without con-j Miss Page shot an amused glance at  suiting his walch that it was jusl one Pembroke over Evistou's benl head. It  o'oloc*k when Doyle turned the horses Struck her that this English officer  up the creek past Lecouvreurs, and' was most particularly fussy and ne'r-  be saw before him, a level strotoh of vous beneath his calm exterior. Miss  land v.-Lth coltonwoods surrounding it Kenwood looked alarmed,  on three sides, and Ihe open approach,' "I don't .believe I like this at all,"  from, ihe crock swarming with Indians she sighed. "Either my eyesight is  and ponios. As the traps threaded, deceiving me or thcro are al least five  their way slowly through tho moving j thousand blood-thirsty-looking Indians  mass, the Indians fell back on each out on tho prairie; and it's awfully  side, scowling and muttering al sight j warm and stuffy in here, and I wish  of the officer's black and the private's  I were back at the detachment.'  red  tunic.  In the middle of the clear ground  was a circular lodge at least ninety  feet in diameter, the sides formed of  poles twenty feet tall, set near together and interlaced with boughs of  coltonwood and pine, held in place here  and there by leather thongs. The  roof, which slanted upward, was formed  in much the same way, the cross-poles  all converging at the centre and  fastened lo the tall central lodge-pole.  The boughs which were strewn thick  over the roof stopped at about four  feet from the top of the lodge, leaving  a circular open space through which  the sun beat fiercely.  Doyle halted the horses on the edge  of the clear space in front of this  lodge and waited for orders. Captain  Eviston swung himself down from the  trap and looked narrowly at thc. group  of Indians about him as he wailed for  the others to opme up. Pembroke was  ..,.  tho first; ,'-'���������'���������-,'  "I say, we are Ln great luck.   Plenty  of  time.      It  doesn't  seemed  to  have  commenced  yet,"  he  shouted.  The   inspector -nodded. '��������� ���������  "All right���������so far," he added under  his  breath.  Miss Page jumped lighlly down  from her seat in tho trap and came  over  to him. ���������' ��������� ������������������  "Isn't   this  perfect!"  she   exclaimed,  breathing  quickly   in  her  excitement.-  "Think of missing this!   How awfully  picturesque they are in their paint and  featnersi   I wish I    had  brought    my  camera."    '  "Perhaps it's just as well you didn't,"  , remarked    Captain    Eviston,      coolly.  "There was a man torn to pieces down  near    Medicine    Hat    last    year   for  photographing some  Indians  who   did  not'happen to want to be photographed.  It's all very well if they come and ask  you to do it, buit I wouldn't photograph  them    en masse  and    when  they  are  wrought  up at a dance, unless I was  especially requested' to do so."  "Where    shall we leave    the  traps,  ' Eviston?"  demanded Carlington,  coming- up.  '.   Captain    Eviston looked    about him  quickly.  ''Doyle will put; them in that grove,"  he . said, indicating a small alley of  trees near'the entrance to the lodgo.  "But," he added; turning to the orderly, "you will not stay with them,  but 'come with us." He beckoned to  an Indian leaning against a little buck-  Stirling chuckled noiselessly.  "Not more than five hundred, I  should say, Miss Kenwood. However  five hundred Indians are equal lo five  thousand ordinary men when it comes  to tomahawking and scalping you  know,"  he  concluded  cheerfully.  Mrs. Stirling put her hand over her  husband's   mouth.  "Don't jest about such horrid things,  please," she said.  There   was  another  long   wait,   and  the sun beat down more' fLercely than  ever,   and   the  general  murmur  from  tho  groups of Indians  scattered over  the open space of ground grew louder  and   more   excited,   and   the  sound  of  cayuses plunging and galloping about  came    nearer    and fiercer.   They had  been  wailing fully   three  quarters  of  an   hour  when   suddenly* the  Indians  nearest the lodge fell back and seemed  to shift  themselves  into  kaleidoscopic  figures of brilliant hues, and there rose  a soft patter of  moccasined feet that  beat trine restlessly to the quick throbs  of a tom-tom borne by an Indian who  camo slowly down a hill a little to the  right.   He was dressed most gorgeously in painted buckskin shaps and crimson-flannel    shirt,     over  which, were  hung innumerable relics���������long plaits of  hair beaded at the top and fitted into  little -leather sockets,  the claw  of an  eagle,  and, a   necklace of vivid blue-  glass beads.   On his head was a beautiful   coronet   of   many-colored   porcupine quills that rippled in the hot air,,  and from the centre of which rose an  engel's   feather   tipped    with    narrow  scarlet ribbon. Across his forehead extended a broad  yellow band of  paint.  A knee-rattle dangled against hisside  and jingled as'he stepped lightly, raising  each' foot very high   and bending  the knee  as a horse  does  in parking.  Behind him streamed a throng of painted, fantastically dressed Indians. Suddenly   the Indians nearest; the  leader  burst into a wild, h'igh song that hung  quiveiring   and   shrill   on   the   hot   air  and  then   dropped  suddenly  to   alow  key.   only   to   break   forth'   terrifically  again on tbe high note.  With the beginning of th'e song a sort of agitation  passed   through   the  mass  of  Indians,  and   every  mocassined  foot  was   raised   and   brought   down  with   a double  stamp upon the hot, dry grass, which  crackled and twisted under the blows.  As   the  heaving,    flashing , procession  neared   the   lodge,   a    dozen'medicinemen  emerged from thie group nearest  SCENT  BALLS  AND POMANDEKS.  Tho modern woman wears amLng the  various jingling bits of silver or,silver  gilt upon the chatelaine, an ornate little   box    containing    minute    foreign  seeds" which preserve their refreshing'  and   delightful  odor  for  a long  time,  but there can not be claimed that these  scent  boxes are exactly novel, except  in poinl of size, as women have always  numbered  among  their  trifles of luxury   some    receptacle  of  exhilarating  porfume.    Among the minor objects of  personal  use mentioned in  the inventory of Margaret de Bohun, daughter  of Humphrey do Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, is a " poiime de aum-  bre," or scent ball, in the composition  of   which   ambergris  probably   formed  a-principal ingredient.   Wo here learn  that   a nutmeg  was  occasionally  used  for the like purpose.   It was set in silver,  decorated with stones and pearls  and was, evidently, an object rare and  highly prized.   Among the valuable effects of Henry V.. according1 lo an inventory taken in 1423, are enumerated  a musk bal. of gold weighing 11 ounces  and another of silver gill.    At a later  period   the   pomander  was   very  commonly worn as the pendant of a lady's  girdle.   A   recipe  for  compounding  it  may   be  found  in  " The    Treasury  o-  Commodius   Conceits,"   1580.  The orange appears to have been used  as a pomander soon after its introduction into England. Cavendish describes' Cardinal Wolsey entering a  crowded chamber "holding in his hand  a very fair orange," whereof the meat,  or substance within, was taken out,  and filled t again with the parr, of a  sponge wherein was vinegar and other confections ��������� against the pestilent  airs; the which he most commonly  smelt unto, passing among tho press,  or else he was pestered with many  suitors." i  Sir Thomas Gresham, in his celebrated portrait by Sir Anlonio More, hold3  in his left hand a small object resembling an orange, but which is a pomander.  This sometimes consisted of a dried  Seville orange, stuffed with cloves and  .other apices, and was esteemed a fashionable preventive against infection. It  frequently occurs in old portraits, either, suspended to the girdle or held in  the hand.  In the eighteenth century the signification of this object became so far  forgotten that instead of the pomanders, reai oranges were introduced into portraits, a. practice satirized by  Goldsmith in his " yicar of Wakefield."  When .the pomander was made of silver it was perforated with holes to let  out the scent, hence .the origin of the  vinaigrette of to-day.  The earliest mention of coral is that  which occurs in the'inventory of. AH-  nore do Bohun. namely, the paternoster of coral. With gilded gaudier, the  larger, beads, and the three branches  of coral which hs also possessed. The  above use of. coral explains its being  worn in later times, as an amulet or  defence   against  infection. '  mil.ionairedom Queen Victoria is not  veiy wealthy. Her fortune is of course  unknown. It is seldom estimated at  loss than ������25,CO0,0C0. It has beon placed as high as $.73,000,000, but the' former figure is undoubtedly the more  nearly correct. ,  l?or, while the Queen is undoubtedly  thiuty, she is also generous. A family  like hers makes a constant demand  upon her for money. This princeling's  pension is insufficient for his dignity;  that one's debts must * be paid; this  tall girl's dowry must be increased) ���������  and it is the "Widow of Windsor" who  pays   the bill in every oase.   | '  It is lucky for her numerous brood  that   the Queen is   thrifty.  THE* PUBLIC INCOME  of   the Queen  is a fairly definite sum  from year  to year as follows;  Privy purse.     .-,-.     .   ���������.       .    ������GO,000  Salary, household.     <  Household expenses..  Koyal bounty,  &o.  Pensions, &o.     .   . .  Unappropriated.  131.2C0  172,500  13,200  22,589  8,040  Total ������407,589  Here are over two million dollars a  year nominally at tho Queen's disposal, but only ������300,000 ������C0,000, of It is actually so. All the money goes for definite objects ��������� to pay the Black Rod  his ������10,000. a year a.ud the Pool Laureate his ������500, and the Secretary of  the Board of Green Cloth his ������1,500 and  so on.   i  These sums are fixed. About half  as much, varying from year to year,  but usually more than a million dollars, are expended! upon royal palaces,  lome of which aro not occupied by the  Queen at all; upon the royal parks,  upon tho royal yachts���������from ������200,0.00  upwards���������for the royal escort for such  other items as the salaries of tho Master of the Tennis Court, Her Majesty's  Limner, Historiographer and Warden  of Begalia, and Her Majesty's Charities and Bounties to Indigent arid Necessitous Pel sons in Scotland.  Iu a word tbe nation spunds moro  than ������3,000,000 a year upon the Queen;  but nine-tenths of' it is spent in more  or less curious ways proscribed by custom; over but one-tenth of it has the  Queen any control.  After ali, uhe's nol so rich. It is no  wonder thai her usual wedding present to a young favorite is an India  shawl.  HER PRIVATE    FORTUNE.  Thd private fortune of   the Queen; is  no doubt in part nicide up of savings  out. of  Obis 10 i>er cent, unspecified.  So long as thu lfriiicei Consort was  alive he received ������150,000 a year, which  payment lasted "twenty-one years, ceasing witb his death in 1801. Prince-  Albert was not above speculating with  his money, and as men in the city  wore always glad to give him "tips,"  he was generally successful. He left a  considerable fortune to his widow.  Tho Queen has received many other  bequests. In " 1859 a Mr. Neeld died  and left hor ������2,500,000. Olher money  gifts have oomo her way, bul probably  far more havp . taken the form of jow-  els, plate, trinkets and costly trifles,  whose aggregate value���������of course, not  to be confounded with crown jewels���������  is estimated at more   than ������5,000,000.  Taking Queen Victoria's fortuno at  the more moderate estimate and remembering that in England 3 per cent,  is a pretty good return upon invested  money, Queen Victoria's private income may bo some ������750,000 a year; or,  with the unappropriated ������300,000 of the  civil list, a little over ������1,000,000 a year.  There   are,"   indeed,   several of     the  During hi3 residence at Fenelon Palls  Mr.   McKeudry has taken   an   active  part in educational matters, being aq  efficient member of the school  board  on diffcient ocbasions.   Many times ha,  has been ncminatod^s councillor, but!  owing to tho position ho held with an  outside   corporation   lelt  it   his  duty,  to  withdraw,  although  much  against  the wishes of the representative ratepayers.   As the public well know the  duties devolving on a railway section  foreman  expose him to all  kinds    of  inolement weather, and it takes a man  with a strong constitution to successfully still the position.     Mr. McKendry  had    no.illness  until    about  3   years  ago, when, to use his own words,   ho  says:���������' t was taken down with severo  rheumatic   paina   in - tho   right' knee;  and the muscles of the leg.     I oould  not sleep or rest night or day. I could}  not begin, to tell you what I suffered.  I took  many   remodies,  both  internal  and external proscribed  by  doctors and  friends, but instead of improving I was  steadily   going  from bad    to     worse.  Onei day whilo reading the Presbyter- _  ian Review I read of a cure througrhl "  the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, ia  the case of a man who  had not been  expected to recover and this prompted  mo to give  this medicine a trial.    The  action  in my case did not seem'to bo  speedy and I was using my fifth box  before  any  decided  improvement  was  noted, but by tho time I had used eight  boxes I  was a   thoroughly  well man.  Since that time my general health haa  been the vory best and I have no signs  of tho old trouble.   I make this statement  voluntarily,    because  I think it  tho duty of (hose cured to put others '  in  tho possession of the means of obtaining  renewed health   and I am  satisfied Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will do  all that is olaimed for them if given a  trial.  These pills euro not by purging the  systen-  as do ordinary medicines, but  by  enriching the blood and strengthening  the nerves. 'J>hey cure rheuma^  tism,  sciatic,  locomotor    ataxia,   para-'  lysis, heart troubles, erysipelas and all  .forms of weakness.     Ladies will find  theni  an    unrivalled medicine  for  all  ailments peculiar to the sex, restoring  health and vigor, and bringing a rosy  glow  to pale and sallow cheeks. There  is  no other medicine "just  as  good."  See  that the full name, Dr. Williams'  Pink PilU for.Pale People Is on every  package, you buy.. If your dealer doe������ ���������  not h:ive them, they will be sent poat  paid  at  50  cents a box,  or-six  boxes ';  for    ������2.50,    by    addressing    the     Dr.   ������  Williams'    Medicine    Co.,   -Brockvill������,  Ont. or Schenectady, New York.  GJSaMAN SOLDIERS.  Queen's subjects who are much richer  than she. , And beside the wealth of  the Kothschilds her fortune is small.  But by strict economy she gets along  and will leave something, to each of  her descendants.  HIRSUTE STATISTICS,''     .  Blonde hair is finer than that of any  other color. By actual count, it has  been ascertained that 400 hairs to the  square inch grow upon the head of a  blonde beauty lhe biown comes next  with 350, then come the black with 325,  and the led with 250 or 2G0 After  counting the hairs growing upon an  inch square it has been estimated that  or th" head of a blonde there will be  abou -149,000 hiirs, while a hi own suit  o? tresses will hive 109,000, a black,  102,0,00 and a led 90,000.   ,  AUSTRIAN WOMEN BARBERS.  Women barbers are quite the rule  in. Austria, and Austrians take no  chances with their barbers. They must  be experts, arid the Barbers' and Wig-  makers' Union of Vienna sees to it  they axe. Provision is also made . in  their code for women barbers .who, desire to carry on the ,' business of their"  husbands in case of the latter's death  or illness. In order to do. this the wifo  must have been enrolled in the union  as an apprentice for three years. Apprentices must appear in Vienna in  the presence o������ judges of the union  and show'their skill beforeythey aie  allowed to open shop's of their own. A  properly certified barber must have a  knowledge of arid pass an exainination  in shaving, hair cutting, hair curling  and wigmaking. Poor persons and  othero who are frugal serve as subjects  for experiment Not only must the  Austrian barber be well versed in the  practical side of tho subject, but questions are asked relating to tho keeping  clear, of lazors, combs and brushes,  also tho elementary rules of antiseptics are  thoroughly  gono into.  Training tin: ECaisci-'s T:-(������3j������s to Scale Tl'olls  ���������A. Difficult IV.tt.  The soldiers' of    the   Kaiser    do not  pass     their    time    merely    in     going  through   the manual or marching and  counter-marching.     Gymnasium   practice is one of   the requirements of the  service, as' well    as    special    military  practice in scaling walls, &o.     To test  the soldier's   agi-lity    and   strength a  board wall sixteen and    a   half    feet  high is built,_with-a platform' on    top  of it.   How can  a man six    feet    tall  climb a wall'without  a single projection   to catch hold of? Alone it would  be impossible, but with his comrades to  assist it becomes possible, - though    by  no means easy.      Two of   the soldiers,  stoop down   and    place    their clasped  hands under the feet of one of    their  oomrades, who stands erect.     Then, as  he places his hands on    the    wall    to.  steady himseli    lh������   stooping   soldiers  straighten up, raising* him as   far    as  they -.cariV'-'.       ��������� '  The soldier is; not yet able' to reach  the top, o������ the wall and pull himself '  up. A comrade who is on top stretches himself out on the roof, lying down  at full length, and extends his hands  to the soldier below. Then by main  strength and considerable scrambling  the man is pulled up until he can catch  hold of  the  top and help himself up.  Officers stand by with' bayonets  guarded by little bags of, chamois, so  that no one can be ijierced) by a prod,  and hurry the practising privates.  Spaed is -a necessary part of the evolution, for, an. enemy is not going to ;  stand idly by while the Germans climb  thiir ramparts, and .the man who ,  scrambles up fastest is proclaimed vic-  toi in this test of agility It is no easy  matter, vith hea^y knapsack on yous  b^ck and clothed in marching garni nts, to goti up a stuight wall like  this.  *  tl  M  'ft  ��������� is  it  ���������if  V*' -.  ���������$���������  REASONS.  Jones seems lo be extremely popular  Yes, indeed I Well, ho has very little  to say ^about v hat he has done, and  he haidly talks at all about what he  expects  to  do I  ft  k  A  vi   *  FRIENDLY ASSISTANCE  Can I help jou to anything? askeel  Boardei  No   G.  Yes, leplted the newcomer at the  foot of the table. You might give mo  a  cluo to this hash.  \  '..< VJ-tf  ;''*"l'WA'-������        "   '"  - -nrmtvr  'V-vjliV.���������       -t  ������>'  f *  p. ��������������� '������  V"'  ii  rfl.  Yfi*   ������..  ;e<"fc���������-t  1S*: HOUSEHOLD.!  SOUR MILK AND SODA.  The housewives who always use  sweet milk and brtking powder in articles whore such ingredients or their  equivalents are called for, little guess  ,tho superior results to be had from  buttermilk and soda, If sour milk is  used, it must bo freshly soured, not  obtained from the use of sour milk or  stale; hence, tho bost time to use it is  in the summer-time. Buttermilk is  preferablo all the year round. Bis-  ���������cuits, griddle-cakes, waffles, corn-  breads, muffins, gems, ginger-broads,  qookies, etc, are all of them more tender, delicate, and probably more  wholesome, since the majority of  baking-powders are adulterated, if  they are- made of buttermilk and  soda. A general rule is one level  teaspoonf \ of soda to one pint of  buttermilk   or   freshly   soured   milk.  ,,The soda must be first pulverized by  rubbing with a knife on the table or  bread-board, then added to the flour,  to be sifted with it. ^It is oven well to  "sift the flour, soda "and salt together  two or three"limos to insure   an even  , blending. In a very short time one  learns to guage the soda exactly to  tho   acidity   of  the milk  to  be   used.  " Baking-powder cannot give tho best  results in the class of articles enumerated above.  It requires a little skill or experience to use soda with nicety, but it is  worth while to acquire such skill ;"in-  deed, there is scarcely an item in  culinary processes which better repays one for intelligent experimenting. The bicarbonate of soda used to-^  dayrf is a very different artiole from  the carbonate of soda or saleratus  with which careless cooks made spotted biscuits in our grandmothers'  time. Used with an acid, as buttermilk, it is as scientifically "wholesome , as any article employed as an  adjunct to oookery. In many instances baking-powder oannot give as  good results as soda.  It is scarcely possible to give an absolutely exact rule of measurement  for soda, as brands differ somewhat  in strength, and' milk' varies in degrees of acidity. But a general rule  is one level toaspoonful of soda to  one_ pint of sour milk. Be sure to pulverize the soda before measuring.  of odds and ends to become a nurture  place for system undermining germs.  In a 'paper read before a club tho other  day, what was called a "lady's cellar"  was dcscribe'd. This hid a cemented  floor swept twice a week, was airy,  well lighted, treated twice a year to  a heavy coat of whitewash to which a  little/ carbolic acid ' had been added,  and had nothing standing in the corners to defy quick inspection. All  boxes and trunks in this cellar stood  upon slats that the air could circulate  beneath them. Only one criticism suggested itself to a listener and that  was' of tho rope matting with which  the stairs leading to the cellar were  carpeted. Better than this dust holding matting would have been the bare  wooden step, which is so easily kept  cloan.  A LOAF OF FRUIT CAKE.  A  fruit  cake should  be made some  time .before it is wanted,    then time  ���������,will take a hand at blending tho spicy  flavors.    To make a really good fruit  ) cake demands the leisure of two days.  Ou tho first day seed the raisins, slice  the citron, brown the flour and measure  the spices.   On    the second  day,  mix and bake the fragrant compound.  Be very careful to beat the eggs thoroughly,  whites and yolks    separately.  The  oven  must  be    well    considered.  Fruit iyike should-  be put in a slow  oven, as it requires long baking-to induce a richness of flavor.     Keep the  heat as regular as possible, and do not  open  the ��������� oven door for    at  least 10  minutes after it has been put in. When  opening tho oven,  bo careful, that no  cold draught of air from an open window or door strikes it.   Do not slam  the oven door shut or jar the pan by  moving    it    unnecessarily.      Measure  everything carefully, using a cup holding half a pint.  This cake is comparatively inexpensive and' it improves with age.     Take  4 cups white flour, place on a baking  pan and set it in an������open oven to dry  and slightly  brown.' Stir  it occasionally and cool before usiug.    Measure 1  cup  butter and 1 cup of sugar.   Mix  them: to a smooth cream, add 1 cup of  molasses and' sweet milk.     Beat  four  ieggs separately, the yolks until thick  anil the whites to a stiff snow.     Add  tho  yolks, to  tho buttor    and    sugar.  Sift tho flour with a level teaspoonful  of sod-i, do not use any cream of tartar, seed and chop 1 lb. raisins, * and  slico 1-4 lb. oitroin.   Mix the fruit together, and stir it into the flour. Mix  1 toaspoon each of oinnamon and-cloves  and a whole nutmeg grated;     Add the  spices to the butter and sugar mixture  then    add the flour   and lastly    the  I whites of the eggs.. Have ready a pan  lined with three, layers of, light brown  paper.   Pour in the mixture and bake  at least four hours.   Should it incline  to burn ou top, cover with several iay7  .��������� era of paper and place a small pan of  |)  cold water in the oven.    . When done  r ifrost it, wrap it in waxed paper, and  ^keep in an earthen jar with a   close  cover.   It will keep.'for a year arid is  excellent for a standby, not too rich,  "yet of a  perfect and exquisite    flav-  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  , Chicken Patties���������Take a rich pastry  crust, roll thin and cut in circles to  fit patty pans and bake. Make a  cream sauce of one pint of milk, pepper and salt to season, butter size of  an egg and flour, to thicken. Into  this mix one small bowl of chopped  chicken, fill patty.shells and "garnish  with a few sprigs of parsley and serve  hot.  Rye Griddle Cakes���������One pint rye  flour, half pint Graham flour, half  pint flour, one tablespoonful sugar,  half teaspoonful salt, two teaspoonfuls  baking powder, one egg and one pint  of milk. Sift together rye flour, Graham flour, sugar, salt and baking powder, add beaten egg and milk, mix into  smooth batter. Bake deep brown color on hot griddle.   ,  Cream Cake���������One tea. cup of sugar,  ona tea cup flour, four eggs, two tea-  spoonfuls baking powder; bake in  three layers. "Silling: Take a pint of  the thickest sweet cream,; beat until it  looks like ice cream; make very sweot  and flavor \vith vanilla., Blanch and  chop a pound of almonds, stir into  cream and put very thick between  each layer. n  Pineapple Pie���������Peel and grate one  large, or two small pineapples, two  cups sugar, yolks of three eggs, two  tablospoonfuls of flour, one and one-  half cuips cold water; bake with one  crust. Use remaining white of eggs  with a dash of powdored sugar for  meringue.  Angel Cake���������The whites of seven  eggs-well beaten, one pound of powdered white sugar, two teacupfuls of  wheat flour sifred three times, with  twe teaspoonfuls of baking powder,  two teaspoonfuls of vanilla. Bake in  buttered tin in hot oven half an hour.  Tomato Soup���������Stew a pint of tomatoes 30 minutes. Strain, add half a  teaspoonful soda. When the-foaming  ceases, a-ftd a quart of hot milk, boil  a minute or two and serve at once  in hot .bouillon cups, with salted'  wafers.  LEGENDS ABOUT BIRDS.  THE   SEED  FLAT.  An excellent box in which the seeds  for early flowers can be sown is about  18 inches long, 15 inches wide and  three and one half inches deep. This  box can be placed in the window beside ,the cutting box. A good soil for  the seed box is made of three-fourths  soddy loam and one-fourth sand; this  mixture gives a soil that drains well  and does not run together after it has  been watered a few times.  In this box can be sown pansy,  verbena, petunia, snapdragon, sweet  alyssum, salvia splendens, or seeds of  any other similar plants that will  stand transplanting and are desired  for early blooming. Enough plants  can bo grown in a box of this size  to supply .a good sized flower garden.  i       YE ADVERTISING CLERK.  Fussy Man, hurrying into newspaper  office���������I've lost, my spectacles somewhere, and I want to advertise for  them, but I can't see to write without them, you know. -  Advertising Clerk, likely to be business manager some day���������I will -write  that ad. for you, sir. Any marks on  tham?  Fussy Man���������Yes, yes. Gold-iimmed,  lenses different focus, and letters L.  Q. C, en inside. Insert it three  titn<as.  Advertising Clerk���������Yea, sir. Five  dollars, please.  Fussy Man���������Here it is.-  .Advertising Clerk���������Thanks. It gives  me, sir, great    pleasure,    very    great  pleasure, to, inform you,- sir, that your  spectacles are on top. of your head.  Fussy Man���������My stars I So they are.  Why didn't you say so before?  'Advertising  Clerk��������� Business    before  pleasure, you know.  IN PEKING.  t\  A WELL-KEPT CELLAR.  This is the moment when the dangers, of that.malady for-which sanitarians have coined the word "eellarists"  shoulc be kept before every housekeepr  or... It is the :. weakening and ��������� urider-  '}/ mining of the nervous system due to  cellars damp and dirty to a degree. It  Is riot a catalogued infeotion, such as  tonsilitis, diphtheria and typhoid fever,  but it.is none the less detrimental to  the,health of the family. It is not  wise to relax vigilance in any -way. If  even a little dampness exists there,  a-nd few "cellars are absolutely dry, it  flees not take lonjt for an accumulation  The Empress���������If it keeps on China  won't i have  any. territory  left.  Li Hung Chang���������Don't worry, Your  Majesty^ I have received solemn assurances that we shall be, permitted  to  retain  a coaling  station.  THEIR MISTAKE.  ' Editor's Wife���������Wake up'I There are  burglars in the hosue, John.  ' Editor���������Well, what of, it ?, Let them  find out their mistake themselves.  HOW   HE  FELT.  ..The"Lawyer���������Do you wish to prefer.  any of your creditors ?  Embarrassed Party���������I'd like to, prefer thera. all, except my wife's" riullin-  or.' '''.���������!���������  PUZZLE FOR A SERVANT.  And remember, Bridget, there are  two things I must insist upon���������truthfulness and obedience.  Yis, mum; and wfcr-n you tell me to  tell the ladies you're out when you're  in, whirli --h-tll  it lxQ    ������ium ?  A superstition is defined as "that  whioh survives when its companions  aro dead," and those quaint fancies  which our forefathers cherished about  birds which have come down to us in  tho form of legends, proverbs and  omens are but representative of innumerable ideas which were formerly  held as truths. Men and women gradually learned to be ashamed for childlike credulity, until that which had  caused terror began to excite ridicule,  when superstitions were again spread  and kept living, for the amusement of  the successors of those who<had outgrown them.  In all lands birds have, at some time,  been regarded as God's messengers-  creatures conveying warnings by their  appearances and departures, and gifted  with prophetio instinots.  No doubt simple hearts were first  touched by the thought that the bird  mounts nearer to heaven than man can  do bodily. , It was then easy for minds  to conceive the idea that heaven's secrets must be known to birds.   '  According to Scandinavian tradition,  the swallow, hovered, over the cross of  our Lord, crying "Svala, svala ������ console, console, Hence comes its namo,  "svalow," the bird of consolation. We  still tell our neighbors that it is  "lucky" for swallows -to build about-  their houses. The * cross-bill circled  also about the dying Saviour, so legen-  dry lore' tells us, prior to which act  .>f reverence its beak was straight as  that of other birds; while the robin  gained its red broast through being  sprinkled' by the blood of Christ. A  red-breast always sings from crossed  branches, if he can, say Lancashire  folk.  The Romans believed that the swallow was sacred to' tho peuates or  household gods, and, therefore, to injure one would bo to bring down a  judgment upon the home. To-day  there are many persons, sailors especially, who are firmly of opinion that  "it is unlucky  to kill a swallow."  '  ln Scotland it is still common to hear  the expression, "faithful as a swallow," and when a person is lazily sparing of exertion the proverb, "The snail  is as sure at its rest as a swallow."  This signifies "the crawler reaches the  rest of death as soon as the swift flyer."  To dream of these harbingers of summer was considered a very favorable  omen, denoting success in trade- to the  dreamer, or to a lover a speedy marriage with the object of his affections.  The swan was long used as an illustration of kingly or royal grace. It was  also the emblem of chivalry, adorning  the shields of knights, when the taunt  of being "false to the swan" amounted  to a deadly injury. Anno of Cloves,  who possessed a lily-like skin, and was  descended from the Knight of the  Swan, was known to courts as "The  White -Swan ;" the memory of which  compliment is recorded upon many  public house signs.  "The swan's a proud bird, yet he  keeps his head bent;" "Through /looking backwards tho swan dies sweetly,"  are two little-known proverbs. One  of the poets writes of a imideu who  was  Pensive as a swan in sudden shade,  Nor know his skill in wooing suns to  shine:  an  illusion  to  the  belief  that "swans  and angels have the ear of God."  There are, perhaps, more superstitions deaLng with crows than with any  other birds. They are known as "the  devil's own" in many countries; their  caw has been declared to be a cry of  "Cain," yet their presence nesting near  a village is sometimes regarded as advantageous, on tho principle that "the  ill's ail being done when the crows  gather."  The contradictory nature of beliefs  respecting them arise from the wrong  use of the terms crow, rook and corbie.  "Corbies dinna pike out corbie's een,"  signifies plainly, "thieves are kind' to  thieves." "Every craw thinks his ain  brood whitest," implies a regard for  heredity; while "Gin ye hadna' been  amo' the craws ye wadna hae been  shot," contains a moral warning.   ���������  Some unpleasant subject for discussion is always threatened by the  words, "1 have a crow to pluck with  him;" but "They're a bonny pair, as  the crawtsaido' his feet," seems merely intended to make fun of the hated  bird. "He's but the tail o1 the craw,"  is equivalent to describing the accomplice of some evil-doer. Many a superstition-ridden country person has  grieved for fear of coming adversity,  I for no other reason than because of a  dream of crows flying arid croaking.  To dream of hearing a lark is, on the  contrary, a prophecy of future wealth  health and riches won by industry. It  is doubtful if ariy search among records of the past Would result in the  discovery of a single omen, legend or  proverb disrespectful to this honored  bird. "The raven doth not hatch a  lark," wrote Shakspeare, while two old  sayings are: "The lark sings but to  heaven and to his home," and "Larks  mount singing. .  Farmyard birds have been made the  subjects of many common proverbs,  such'as "Children and chicken must always be pickin'," "Curses, like chickens, come home to roost;" "A laying  hen is better than a standing mill,"  "Sauce for the goose is sauce for the  gander." . But four unfamiliar sayings  are these; "It's an iel housewife who  roasts the old rooster," "The fool puts  his last hen in the pot," "The crowing  cock loves his own music," and "Geese  follow their leader, if he's a big enough  goose." -  Cornish folk are devoted to pigeons,  and declare "The ring dove will lose  his ring it he is bought by a faithless  lover." The belief that "He who is  sprinkled with,pigeon's blood will not  die a natural death" dates from the  time of Charles I. A sculptor, who was  carrying home a bust of the king, stopped to rest on the way; at the moment,  a pigeon flying overhead was struok by  a hawk, and the blood of the bird fell  on the neck of tho bust. As everyone  is aware, Charles "was beheaded.  It will be remembered that many  superstitious ideas surrounded the  magpie, and we are told that "Angels  flit when pies chatter."  A German peasant woman will assure a stranger to her country, "Luck  is coming to me, because the storks  flew over my chimney this morning.  Ah, no man's as wise as God's stoiksl"  No person will be found nowadays  sufficiently credulous to expect immense sudden wealth on account of  having dreamed of earring a canary  or to fear misfortune for having, during slumber, imagined himself turned  into a hen; yet these are fables which  actually deluded the ignorant in bygone days.   , ��������� ���������     i   .  i  PURELY 1111III.  INTERESTING ITEMS ABOUT OUR  OWN COUNTRY.  the:  Gathered    from   Various   Points   from  Atlantic to the Pacific  Nelson, B.C., schools are overcrowded.  Cranbrook, B.C., anticipates a building boom.  Chatham grocers have organized aa  association.  is to   have   a, water-  county   there   are 89  Miners'   Union   will  ITEMS OF INTEREST.  A. Few Paragraphs Which   will Bo Found  Well Worth JtendliiK.  A hungry traveler, a stranger in Red  Bank, N. J., entered a restaurant in  th'at town and ordered ham and eggs,  as -th'at seemed to-be the only available dish'.' After he had waited half  an" hour, staring impatiently at the  verdigris-covered bottles in the caster,  h'e summoned the proprietor, whom he  questioned 'regarding the delay. "Tho  ham is all cooked," was the reply, "but  my little girl is still out in the yard,  waiting for the hen to lay another  egg." '       ' i  Most of the ITrench papers keep in  their employ'harmless persons who are  registered as managers of the respective publications. When a paper has  published any article of a libelous character, in regard to which the victim  makes legal oomplaint, th'e registered  manager stands trial as an offender  and is subjected to fine or imprisonment,   perhaps   both.  The biggest man in Iowa lately died  at Fort Dodge. He was Alfred Daniels, whose height was 5 feet 9 inohes  and his weight ovor 000 pounds. His  circumference was two inches more  than his height. His' coffin was so  large that it oould.not be taken into the house, where he died; and his  body had to be placed in it outside  the door.  Four Newark undertakers were triok-  ed by a joker, who engaged them separately to meet and take charge of  an imaginary coiypse at tho Pennsylvania Depot in that city. They waited several hours with their hearses  and then the undertakers compared  notes. One of the undertakers,had lent  the joker ������2.50 and a pair of shoes.  Tho famous Loudoun madstono, which  for a century and a half has been in  frequent use in Loundon County, Va.,  and elsewhere, has cured thousands of  dog, cat, and rattlesnake wounds, was  recently sold at auction, and was  bought by Dr. Turner of Snickerville,  for #082.50.  The possessions of a debtor in Cowley County, Kan., were sold ihe other  day for the benefit of the creditors,  after having beeu advertised according to law. The salo realized ������200 and  the advertising cost ������1,-150. The creditors got nothing, and the taxpayers  are out just ������1,250.  Tire measles caused the death of an  old resident at Chapman, Kan.; at the  age of eighty-four. A local paper, in  announcing the death, touchingiy. remarked: "We would hate like the  mischief to live three-quarters of a  century and then be carried off by a  baby  disease."  Deep curiosity was aroused by a Wisconsin paper when it announced a lecture on " The Beneficial Effect of Flirtation on the Public Health." It partially subsided when the letters torm-  ing the fifth word were subsequently rearranged so aa to read " filtration." .  Tramps^ who wander into Oakland,  Me., are forcod to tako seats in what  is called a "Baker primitive chiir ."  It is a sort of modernized stocks, and  one experience is considered enough by  even   a half-witted   tramp.  A rare and beautiful sight was recently witnessed at Mount Vesuvius  during a snow storm. The volcano,was  in eruption, and th'ree streams of red-  hot lava were seen spouting through  the snow.  The skin' of tho black fox of Kamchatka is the most expensive fur, a  single one often costing as ��������� much as  ������1,(100. A coat worn by the Emperor  Nicholas was lined with this fur and  cost  ������10,000.  Idlers and paupers are deemed disgraceful characters in Japan. Consequently out of a population of 38,-  000,000 there are only about 10,000 who  are supported by charity.  .Burking dogs are rarely heard at  night in Japan. When an uneasy dog  disturbs a neighbor and prevents slumber the owner is fined and imprisoned.  Frock coats must be worn by all thc  clerks in the London banking house  of Coutts & Co., during business hours,  arid mustaches are prohibited.  '.Ten per cent, of the caged canary  birds drift iiitp consumption, and they  communicate ihe disease to those who  keep  them.   ;   " ,   /. '     .1  Eight of the olive trees in the historical Garden of Olives in Jerusalem  jire known to be over one thousand  years old.  Rats are unknown in the town of  Deblois,   Me.  Ymir,  B. C,  works system.  In   Hastings  Orange lodges.  Sandon,  B.  C,  erect  a  hospital.  A ������10,000 opera house will bo eroob-  ed at Rossland, B. C.  Rossland's post master receives a salary  of ������3,000 a year.  ,A   gas company   wants   to instal a  plant at Nelson, B.C.  A new railroad station will likely be  erected at Wallaceburg.  Greenwood, B.C., Presbyterians purpose erecting a church.  Battleford, N.W.T.,   is   seeking    incorporation as a  village.  t_-  Tehkummah,  on  Manitoulin  Island,  Ls to have a cheese factory.  The Presbyterians of Carman, Man.,  will build a new church.  The best lots in Gieenwood, B.C., are  held at from ������3,000 to ������5,000.  Lindsay Council has set aside ������50  for fighting the caterpillars.  A Caledonian Society has been formed at  New Westminster.'B.Cr-  A Belgian syndicate may establish  a glass factory at Chatham.  Two-thirds of tho business men of  Vernon, B.C., handle bicycles.(  Orillia Citizens' band has been  granted ������100 by the Town Council.  Tho new Melville Presbyterian  church Ln Fergus will cost $18,000.  The business men of Fernle, B.C.,  have organized a Board of Trade.  A branch of the Bank of Montreal  is to be opened at Fredericton, N.B.  Rossland, B.C., is almost certain to'  have a High school at an early date.  The Indian Point bridge at Manitoulin will be completed this summer.  Tho Merchants' Bank of Halifax has  eleven branches in British Columbia. __  Woodstock may soon have Polioe  Commissioners to look after the local  force.  The successor of Rev. Dr. Cochrane  at Zion church, Brantford, will be paid  $2,400.  Aid. Thomas Donnelley will likely  be a candidate for mayor of Kingston  in 1900.  Dr. Barclay, formerly of Slralhroy,  has established a hospital in Dutch  Guinea.  The. kindergarten teachers in Brantford are to have their salaries in/-  creaseid.  Tho    legal   men   of   tho    Boundary  Creek disLrict, B.C., have organized an'  association.  Gieenwood, B. C.'s, assessment roll  shows ������500,000 worth of property in  that city.  Three silver grey foxskins were recently sold by Indians at Ashcroft, B.  C, for ������100.  Chatham doctors want to be allowed  to ride their bicycles on the sidewalks  of the town.  Tho Peterboro' Horticultural Society has been granted ������300 by the  town council.  uWm. Magarch has been elected  president of the Rainy River District  Board of Trade.  The Vancouver City Council will  give ������500 to entertain the Western"  Canada' Press Association.  W. H. Fletcher has been appointed  commercial master of the Stratford  Collegiate Institute.  Woodstock's Board of Education is  opposed to the teaching of typewriting  in the town schools.  Conductor Lethbridge, of the Midland division of the G. T. 11., has been  on the road 31 years.  A new town has boon located on tho  Kettle River in British Columbia. It  Is  known  us  Beaverton.  Nakusp,   B.C.,    will be. incorporated  .  as a city in July and Thomas Abriel  is likely to be the first mayor.  Godfrey Booth, the manager of the  Bank of British North America at  New Westminster, B. .C, has; resigned.      ��������� .  Victoria, B.C.'s, chief of police complains that young girls of respectable  families in that city prowl,the streeta  late at night. ..',���������..'���������.  John Carnegie, ex-M.P.P., has been  re-elected president of the Peterboro'  Board of Trade. T. Q. Quartermaine  is the new secretary.  An effort is being made to, have the1  hotels of Nelson, B.C., closed between  twelve o'clock Saturda-   night and six  o'clock' Monday morning.  The body of John Evans, the deck  hand, who fell overboard from the  steamer Slocan, has been found floating in the lake near Rosebery, B.C.  James Anderson has retired from  the management of the Greenwood. B.  C. branch of the Bank of British  North America, F. T. Shortt, of the  Ashcroft branch, is his successor.  It is a fad among Parisian actresses to have themselves swathed as mum-  ies, and thus photographed in their  coffins.  I  .-Mm  ~.r<toV ^  ���������1m ������������������taL'V mtm  I  ���������n-- ��������� ��������� TTV-I-TT ���������    1     i������   I J  -'���������NT."1        *   I    fc       v j      w<    ._  .'.- *",..; j./.' <������������������ ���������-   ,1   '   ,i.���������I  ���������   .    h d Vl������". ������ t     u_    VV  .'������������������      ,,i,1i<l���������      -f "   "j   N  ,     ���������     >     JV-     *.    r'\' ���������.-V.    , THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1899.  ,iJ i  \.t  '- ;.-  .!   I  ,'   t  1 ">  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  The Hamilton Byers Co. are building  an additiop to their warehouse.  Mr. E. R. Atherton is building a cottage for his family in New Denver.  Sandon foot-ballers beat the Silrer-  ton club, the other day, in a score of 3  to 2.  Charlie Walmslev is hav"~ *)--  Kdoteiiay hotel re-papered and fitted  up iti superior style.  ������ John Costigan has joined the Grits.  He would never have thought of that  ii they were in opposition.  Messrs. Thos. Brown, Sandon, and  Wm. Hunter, Silverton, have been appointed license commissioners.  The street in front ol The Review  office and Tara's Hi) 11 is being levelled  off for a small recreation ground.  Mr. T. T. Griminett, late of Regina  where he studied for the profession,  will shortly open a law office in New  Denver.  Messrs. Ferland & Co., who bought  the Crawford & McMillan stock, purpose commencing a month's clearing  sale on Monday next.  . Stop that Cough! Take warning. _It  mayl lead to consumption. A 25c.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  life.   Sold at McQueen's Drug Score.  The Rev. R. N. Powell, New Denver,  has been appointed to Enderby by the  stationing committee, while the Rev.  Sanl'ord remains with us another year.  The Granby Consolidated Mining &  Milling Company have at length decided to build their sriielter at Gr..nd  Porks. J. P. Greaves is the representative.  The usual spring freshet seems, this  year, to be very much spread out, but  ��������� the   Hood   gates   must  inevitably be  opened, that is if we are going to have  any summer.  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 vour money. Sold at McQueen's Drng Store.  Mr. Walter Waterland, of Sandon, is  in Greenwood at present and will remain here overseeing the construction  of his lino hotel on the north, townsite.  ���������Greenwood Miner.  Shiloj's Consumption Cure cure's  where others fail. It is the leading  Cough Cure, and no home should be  without it. Pleasant to take and goes  right to tho spot. Sold by McQueen the  jjruggi-st.  Mrs. Middlcton Wray, writes from  Schoinburg, Ont., "Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry is the best  remedy I know of lor summer complaint and bowel diseases ol children.  I have used it for 17 years."  The Slocan Star and the. Wonderful  appear to be the only operated mines  in the Slocan that do not object to  S3 50 lor eight hours work. , At least  they are not in thc association that  objects to present pay lor the shorter  hour*.  Thc Dakota and Minnesota editors  arc likely to make a tour, of British  Columbia at an early day. After visiting thc coast they will likely drop  down to the Cro-w's Nest section from  Revelstoke, and, as no one can sec  Rome without calling on the Pope,  they cannot, of couwe, see British Columbia without visiting Sandon.  He found a couple of typographical  errors in The Review the other day,  and clear, oli dear.' He does not yet  know that the best of printers, while  setting type, may mis-spell words with  mixed cases, and in the hurry making  up in bad proofs they may escape the  eye even of a good proof reader. It is  gross ignorance, however, to spell it  "shiverce."  The Nelson papers arc belating one  another in real lish-wil'o style. Don't,  boys, don't; the general public care no  more about two editor's differences  than they do about tho differences between two men on the streets breaking  stones. They may laugh at the fun,  and that is all. More than twenty  years ago we went through it all and  iound "there wan't nothin' to it."  Dr. Milluy baa returned from his  tour of the Boundary country, and did  not find anything astonishingly groat  in any part of it. Greenwood has  grown to be a large place with splendid buildings, but everything is cut  there to tlio lowest notch. Laborers  arc working 1'or $150 and $2.00 a day.  Grand Forkos Is lucking for sundry  reasons ; Cascade City, tliough with a  fine MU-, is Hat. Midway and some  other small places arc getting 011 their  booms. Some of the places have not  the sign ol a mine within reach.  Tho Harry Lindloy Comedy Co. put  in  two nights at Spencer's hall,   this  week, with iair audiences.    Lindley is  himsell   a   character���������his    ingenuity  over st.uiding him  in good stcatr   Ho  has two bright little children, one taking Little Lord Fontieroy with special  ability, on Thursday evening, and the  other, Little .Mystic, singing   in <jhar-  acter comic song.   This is all very interesting   ior   ihoatie-goers,   but   we  fancy  the most of parents will  agree  that it is better   lor small childi en  to  be in bod than witnessing   even  good  peiformanoLS.   The company will appear again in a few days ior one night,  and will doubtless have a batter house  than ever.  Grand Forks ia likely to have the  new Boundary smelter.  A D. McGinty is coming up for trial  at Nelson for the Chinese escapade  here last winter.  Worms of all kinds are promptly expelled by Dr. Low's Pleasant Worm  Syrup.   Nice to take.   Price 25c.r  Sidewalks are to be built up Cody  ave. and up the Reco trail, Sunnyside,  as far as Messrs. Grimmett's and  Dwyer's residences.  Catarrh cured. A clear head_ and  sweet breath secured with Shiloh's  Catarrh Remedy. We sell six bottles  for S3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  For Constipation take Karl's Clover  Root Tea, the great Blood Purifier.  Cures Headache, Nervousness, Eruptions on the skin, and makes the head  elear as a bell. Sold at McQueen's  Drug Store.  Mr. Ferland, of Nelson, has bought  the Crawford & McMillan stock and  will open in the old stand in a few  days. It is understood that Mr. Crawford will shortly open up :i new stock  in the Virginia block.  Hagyard's Yellow' Oil applied externally relieves pain, allays influ���������'}">-  mation, reduces swelling, heals cuts,  cures sprains, lame back, contracted  cords and stiffjoints. Taken internally Cures croup, quinsy, pain in the  stomach. Kidney complaint, etc. Price  25c.  A very pleasant time was spent at  Lhe parsonage Thursday evening, when  the Litt-rary club held their first meeting. Two very interesting papers  were read, one on Oliver Goldsmith  and the other on "Imperiali&m in  America," which were followed by  much profitable discussion.  There might not be much charity in  it, but none the less it would be an act  the public would much appreciate, if  the city council would send a couple  of men with a wagon a clay or two to  pick up all the rocks on the road between Virginia hall and the Methodist  church and pelt them into that hole  between the lteco hotel and the C.P.R.  depot.  A very enjoyable dance was given at  the K. & S. hotel, McGuigan, a few  evenings ago. Many went down from  Sandon, including Mr. and Mrs. Hai-  ler, together with the youth and  beauty ol 'ho surroundings. There  was-an excellent supper, good music  and a large attendance ol a jovial community. Tne present, owner, of tho  hotel, Airs. Peters, appears to be doing  a healthy business.  So far as known at present, the Canadian Mining Institute members, who  aro making a tour of the mining districts ol thc province will spend Saturday, the lGlh day of September, in  Sandon to gather what lnlorm.uion  tliey can of the resources ot this district. There will be no trouble 111 filling them hero, not with tangle-loot,  but mining intoriuation that cannot  lull to carry conviction with it.  It has turned out that Cotton was  right and Jot; Martin was wrong 111 the  Deadman's Island matter. All the  evidence goes to prove that the Province owns the island. When Martin  iound this out he threw his client,  Ludgate, overboard; but the cabinet  crisis has not blown over. Tho probabilities are a split in tne cabiuct will  ioliow, which will force straight party  lines at once.  "Prof. Church had his aggregation  of musicians out Tuesday evening discoursing sweet music to a large number ol ladies and their escorts as they  promenaded up and down street. It j  was only tbe excellent music that kept 1  the people out, lor the evening was  very chilly. Prol..Church leaves in a  day or so to take charge of tne orchestra in Sandon comigue. It does not  reilect any credit on the band or the  peepie ol the town to allow him to  leave Kuslo. There is $38 a month  collected lor the baud and it should  have ail been given to Mr. Church instead of the paltry ������25 that was allowed him. It was surely worth something to be taught how to play an instrument."���������Prospector.  ^^rt^^^r^^^^^^r^^^^Qf  SOME HINTS.  ���������44  ������  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  ��������� 90  ������������*  at nearly any time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for  ^ ..u.���������.... /IND5TKENQTH   T  *==  lTHAH lady  Tells How Her Health Came Back.  There are too many women who Buffer  dreadful backaches, pain in the side and  headaches, who are weak, nervr  ous and run down, whose life, energy  and animation seem gone.' Here's a  lady who was cured by  MILBURN'S   HEARTiAND  NERVE PILLS.  Mrs. MaryBordeau, King St., Chatham,  Ont., says: "For some months I have  been afflicted with nervousness and  general debility. Going upstairs would  produce a great shortness of breath and  a tired, exhausted feeling.  I had palpitation and fluttering of the  heart, and for months have not beeu well  or strong. Until I took Milburn's Heart  and Nerve Pills, I almost despaired of a  cure. I have only takon one full box, and  now feel splendid.  My nerves are strong, all the heart  troubles are completely removed, the  shortness of breath has vanished, and  the constant tired out, all gone fooling  is a thing of tho past. It is needless to  say that I esteem this remedy the best in  the world for heart and nerve troubles."  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills are  6O0. a box or 3 for $1.25, at all druggists.  ,r-'.<'l.-\,fl,M.|.1..l.,���������(,., ,,���������,,.,,,��������� |(n.l't.>1.'f-M'1.l>l,M 1,  THE...*  <j60DEN0UQH  SANDON, B. C.  f  Strictly Fiest-ci..vss.  Furnished Rooms.  Manufacturers of  GALVANIZED AIR PIPE.  We carry r,  THE CELEBRATED  WESTERN CHIEF BLOWERS  and  BUFFALO BLOWERS,  Agents for  HAMILTON POWDER CO'S  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE,  CANTON, RIBBED STEEL  for Powder Drills,  TRUAX ORE CARS.  Mine Hardware of every Kind,  R. B'v'ers & Co.  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.C.  ������  TO GIVE THE FINISHING TOUCH  TO A DAIfm WAIST OR COSTUME  THE HANDSOME  >. ALWiiVS KEEP O.'l HJJKi  - a   ^J . .j   .4.j ������?.-!    / :,   L.') /n  >b'"'-3 'J fi-y a5 tii'  Wo ar ��������� .showing surpass anything yc-t  I offered this season���������made for nock and  1 waist ina variety of elegant and unique  designs���������in -silver, silver gilt, filled  gold ; prices from 75c to $3.50. x\.ll an  excellent value. Also beautiful Dross  Pin Sets of nice designs.  mm  vt) >,,  TMSHE !S WO KIND G"  P5.:.":   GP. ������  iE,   IK-ERMAL   OS   EX?r.!::������fii, ������  s  ,...iT   PfilU-KlLLSS WILL HUf  UK-V  C' UEVE. $  9 r.OTSIE  C TSftT  , LOOKOUT FOR IMITATIONS AND SU3-  ! STITUTES.      THE GENUINE   BOTTLE '  DEARS THE NAME,  PERRY DAVSS & SON.  *fflW  G. W. GRIMMETT.  Ml UK Of (HIS  dLTfl LODQE,  NO. U. D.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Mr. G. W. Grimmctt returned Tuesday evening, mucii pleased with his  Coast trip.  Mrs. Peters, of McGuigan, intends  leaving on Monday for a couple of  weeks sojourn at the Coast.  Mr T. T. Grimmctt, wife and son, of  rteginn, i-ro visiting Mr. G.'s brothers,  M. L. and G. W., in the city.  Mr.B.C. Riblct returned Friday from  tho Boundary. Mrs. Iiiblet and tho  twins came up with him, having made  a long visit in Spokane.  A. V. AND A. M.  Regular Communication of lhe lodge.  Meets 1st Thursday  in each month at  p. m. Visiting  brethren coidially  invited.  W.n. LILTLY.  Seo'y.  I. O. 0. F.  in M lo Mon  MiutiMHiii iiiniiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii������iiEiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii[iiniiiinii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuii<iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiii  Table Novelties too numerous to mention.-  Salted and Preserved Fish of all kinds."  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all very dainty and  appetizing.  Fine tended 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.  Silver City Lodge, No. 39, meets every Friday ovening.ftt7.30 o'cloek.in Crawford's hall.  "W. J. GARBUTT, N. G.  GEO. "WAITK, V. G.  REV. A. SI. SANFORD, Uec. Sec.  All sojourning brothers  cordially invited  lo attend.  H. Giegerich,  SANDON.  KASLO.  AINSWORTH.  FOR SALE.  A (li'.Kt-ciass hand laundry, with steam connection; doing Sia-l worth c! work per week;  bivt located. Ualli rooms In connection.  The purchaser can liavo tho help of an experienced laundry man foraxhoi-ttimo.  Apply to Victor ICIelnsnhmidt, Sandon, RC.  Miss Marie Johnson  KOil OVKR ril-'n   YKAI.H.  Mis. "Winslow's Soothing Syrup imv been  used by millions ofmotlicrs for their children  while teething. II disturbed at night and  bioken ofyourrestby a sick child, siuiunng  andc-iynig with pain of cutting teeth. .������r;i),i  sit once mid get a boltle (/I ".Mrs. WIhsIimv'-.  Soothing Syiup" ior children teething. It  will relieve the poor little smteier Imnu'di.-it-  ly. Depend upon it, mother*, there Is no  mistakenbout It. Itcuirsdiiurucca, leguiiites  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind" (jolic,  soltcnh Ihegums and reduces [nll.iminiulon,  and gives tone and energy lo Uk- .system.  "HI is. Winslow's Sooth ing Syrup" Jor children  teething is pleasant to the t;is:e nn<; is the  prescription m 0110 of thc oldesl and best  iemalephysicians and nurses In the United  States. Price twenty-hve oenls n Lottie.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world.  Bosurennd ask lor"JVlrs. Winslow'sSootning  Syrup."  announces to the  ladies 01 Sandon  and surroundings that she nan opened a  dressniiiklng business in the Arnold block,  opposite the .Sandon hoiel. Her motto is, the  best of work in the latest styles, and prices  reasonable.  PAYNE MINING COMPANY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,  Limited.  Notice is hereby given that a gnn-  eral meeting ol* tbe Payne Mining  Company of British Columljia, Limited, will be held at the offices ol tho  Company in Sandon, H.O.. on Monday,  the 29th day of May, 1S09, at 12 o'clock  noon lor the purpose of disposing of  thc whole, or any portion, of thc assets, rights, privileges and i'r ncliiscs  of thc said i.'ompany, nwd for the trans-  nclion of such other business as may  bo lawfully brought before the meeting.  Dated at Snndon,-22nd of April A.D.  1899.  F. E. SARGEANT,  Secretary.  which deals with those weaknesses results from ERRORS  OF YOUTH, such as DRAINS, NIGHT LOSSES,  WEAK BACK, IMPOTENCY, VARICOCELE, etc.  It expLains to you fully just why ELECTRICITY cures  and CURES PERMANENTLY. It tells all about the  world-famed DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT for weak  men, young and old. I am the inventor, and with it I  cured 5,000 last year.  CONSULTATION FREE  at office' or if >ou do not live near enough to call,  sent sealed free.  write for the above book,  DR, R, SADDEN, 186 St, James Street, Montreal, Que.  ���������sm  rT'SSTT'CB  iWaN  When your supply of PRINTING- E  run  don't forget to  W  The Mining Review a trial  frWAWAV^  {81  *3&


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