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 (  (��������� ���������  i  v r~~  /  J:  '"<LJ  ;  VOL 2.      NO. 49.  SANDON, B.'C, SftTURDa WAY 6, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  I.  Disastrous Ending of a Strike in  the Cfflur D'Alene.  Spokane, April 29.���������The trouble between the union miners and the operators of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan  mines at Wardner, Idaho, which broke  -  out last Monday because of the refusal  of the mine operators'to pay the union  - scale for unskilled labor employed un-  1 derground, resulted to-day, in the most  disgraceful and deadly rioting this  section of the country has seen since  e- the labor war of 1S92.  One union miner is dead nnd another mortally wounded, as the result  of a volley fired by the strikers. Mills  of' the Bunker Hill and Sullivan have  been blown up by   the strikers with  ' giant powder. The property loss will  amount. to a quarter, of a.million dollars. The work of destruction was  done by Wardner strikers and union  sympathizers fro.������ the Canyon Creek  mines, which are about twenty miles  from Wardner.  A mob of nearly 1,000 men, armed  and masked, seized a train of nine box  cars and one passenger car at Burke  and immediately started for Wardner,  r where they arrived at noon, being met  at Wardner Junction, a mile and a half  out'of town, by a great crowd of union  strikers. After a parley of two hours,  140 masked men, armed with. Winchesters, Burko in the lead and Wardner following, started with yells for  the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mills  and other buildings, a third of a mile  from the depot. They sent pickets  yhead, and one of these pickets fired a  shot as a signal that the mill was  abandoned. This was misunderstood  by the main body of the mob, who imagined that the non union miners in  tho hills had opened fire on them, and  they began li'ing on their own pickets.  About 1.000 shots were thus exah.inged  between tho rioters and their pickets,  and Jack Smith, one. of the pickets,  formerly of British Columbia, and a  noted ligure in drilling contests, was  shot dead. The fatal error "ivas discovered after a few seconds' firing, and  Smith's body was brought down from  the Hillside. By this timo the strikers  had taken possession of the Bunker  Hill and Sullivan mills,   which  lhey  ��������� found deserted, the manager having  directed his employes not to risk their  lives by'battling with the mob.  ' Powder was called for,_ and sixty 50-  pound boxes were carried from tho  depot to the mill. The heaviest charge  was placed among the machinery. Another large charge was placed under  the brick office building. Other  charges were placed around the mill.  Then   the   boarding house,   a   frame  ��������� structure, was fired. Fuses leading to  the charges were lighted, and the  strikers, carrying the dead body of the  picket, retired to a safe distance.  At 2:26 o'clock the; first blast went  off. It shook the ground for miles,  and buildings in^Wardner, two miles  away, trembled."^ At intervals of about  thirty seconds, four other charges went  off, the fifth, being the largest, completely demolishing the mills.  The loss of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan company is estimated at from  $250,000 to $300,000.  In a few minutes the strikers went  back   to the train,   the whistle   was  . blown for the stragglers, and the mob  soon climbed aboard, and at 3 o'clock  ���������just three hours after its anival���������the  train pulled out for Canyon Creek.  Dur.'.ng the fusilade Irom the guns  of the mob, "Jim" Chayne, a Bunker  Hill and Sullivan man, was severely  shot through the hip's. -It is reported  that he was carried off by the strikers,  and his wound is probably fatal. J. J.  Rogers, a stenographer in the employ  of the company, was shot through the  lip, but his wound is trivial.  This morning the 230" non-union  miners at the Bunker Hill and Sullivan had warning of the coming of  the mob, and left the mines and took  to the hills. They have not been seen  since. The union men working in the  Last Chance mine left there this morn-  irjg, presumably to take;part in tho  riot. '������������������ ��������� ��������� ���������'  '   ,  The governor of Idaho called on  President McKinley for 500 federal  ooldiers to be sent, to the scene at  once. '���������    ' I ...:..'.���������':..���������  If        The United States in the East.  The following extract from Sir William Hunter's "History of British India" is being quoted approvingly by  some of the Arherican papers:  "America starts' ou her career of  Asiatic rule  with an aptitude of re  sources and with a sense of _ moral responsibility which no previous State  of Christendom brought to the work.  Each Western nation has stamped on  its Eastern history the Europ������an  ethics of the age when its supremacy  was won. In the splendid and difficult  task" which lies before our American  kinsmen they will be trammelled by  no Spanish Inquisition of the sixteenth  century, nor by the slave colonization  of Holland in the scventeeth, nor by  that cynical rule for the gain of the  rulers which for a time darkened' the  British acquisition of India in eighteenth. The United States, in the government of their dependencies, will  represent the political conscience of  the nineteenth century. I hail their  advent in the East' as a new power for  good, not alone for the island races  who come under their care, but also  in that great settlement of European  spheres of influence in Asia which, if  we could see aright, forms a world  problem of our day."  The present uifliculties in the Philippines seem to be giving strength to  the opponenents ot annexation, but  withdrawal is,' of course, now out of  the questien.  Banjo Recital.  The concert given Saturday evening  in Virginia hall, under the auspices of  the Ladies' Aid ot the Presbyterian  church, though not largely attended,  was otherwise quite successful. The  attraction of tho evening, of course,  was Hyde Gowan, "The Wizard ol' the  Banjo," who not only pleased his audience but gave them a surprise in that  the banjo could be made to give forth  such swei-t melodies. -His rendition  of "Home Sweet Home" and selections  from Ben Bolt proved him to be master  of the instrument. The banjo.selections were interspersed with local talent. Mr. Barron made his first appearance (save in the orchestra at the  Methodist social) before a Sandon audience, giving in artistic style two violin solos, and the applause he received  after both numbers showed that his  talent wi.l be appreciated." Miss Wilson and Mr. Wilkie McKenzie also  pleased the audience with several  solos, Miss Hammond and Mrs. Funk  acting as respective accompanists.  Mr. Gowan aUo gave a e-jiiple of  sacred selections at the Presbyterian  church Sunday evening, which were  thoroughly appreciated by the congregation.        ' '  EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.  Monthly Report of ist Division, Sandon  Public School for Month Ending  April 30, 1899.  1. Prescribed school days  19  2. Days school was in session... 10  3. Total daily attendance 147  4. Total actual attendance 145.5  5. Average daily attendance (to  two places of decimals)  14.70  6. Average   actual   attendance  (to two places of decimals).. 14.55  7. Pupils    actually   attending  during month  17  8. Boys act'ly nt'ng during mo..   6  9'. Girls '. ������������������ 11  10. Greatest   number  of   pupils  present at any session (a.m.  or p.m.) '.  15  11. Least, do.../.  14  12. Highest register number in  use to date ��������������������������������������������� 28  13. Number of monthly  reports  sent, to parents  17  I hereby .certiiy to the correctness of  the above information,  T.J. BARRON,  Teacher.  In' answering No. 12 I have given  the total numbor of senior pupils attending during the year.  As regards No. 7 I beg to state that  as soon as the roads oecome better,  which are at present very bad on account of the snow, there will doubtless  be a much better attendance.' A' nurnr  ber of pupils have some diwtanoe to  go. . "���������.. ��������� ��������� . 'i ' ���������    '"  I suspect, also, that the very defective arrangement of the outhouses for  boys aiid girls may be the cause of  keeping others away.  i T.J.B.  .������������������ ������������������'���������������������������Y "ma- ' ~~ ;  DREADFULLY NERVOUS.,  Gents:1-! was dreadfully ner vous  and tor relief took your Karl's Clover  Root Tea. It quieted my nerves anp  strengthened my whole nervous system. 1 was troubled with constipation, kidney and bowel trouble. Your  Tea soon cleansed ray system so  thoroughly that I irapidly regained  health and strength. Mrs. S. A. Sweet,  Hartford, Conn, fiold at McQueen's  Drugstore. ���������) i.  1 lira 11.  The Recent. Strike  Has Uucoyered  the Yilliany of Someone  in the  Past.  There has been considerable interest  aroused over the recent strike in tlie  Wonderful mine, and Captain C. II.  Thompson, who has just visited the  mines, gives the following interesting  account of the strike :  "Some one who worked the mine in  former days discovered the vein and  then covered up the discovery. I do  not know who did it, and so am not  reflecting upon any one in particular.  We came upon it by accident. We  were led' to explore the old workings  through having our suspicions aroused  that something of value might be in  them. Not long ago a miner came to  superintendent Davis and wanted to  secure a lease upon a specified section  of the mine, agreeing to pay a royalty  upon all the ore he could find there.  The lease included the old workings in  the drift. Mr. Davis told him that a  lease was out of the question, and after  he had gone the superintendent began  to think about the matter and at last  he concluded that an investigation  was necessary. He cleaned out the  drift, taking out much dirt that had  evidently been carted in there. Fi  nally he came to a point where the  lagging along the wall of the drift was  fastened up with big^ spikes. That  looked suspicious, so he opened it up  and found that ore had been stoped nt  the side of the driit three timber sets  high and 13 feet wide. The sills res I  on vein matter and ore, the stopc had  been paitially filled with dirt, which  Mr. Davis thinks had been wheeled in  there, as tne timbering was too close  to permit of its having fallen down.  It was no easy task to clean the place  out, but we "have about got through  with the work and and have taken out  two carloads of shipping ore, which  we found hidden in tlie stopc. Average assays of this ore show it to carry  13S ounces ofcsilver. and 76 per cent,  lead.  "The vein there is clearly defined.  Its presence at that point proves that  the tunnel was run away from it rather  than toward it. The vein has also  been exposed by the hydraulic work  that has been done upon the claim. It  ihowa thore exactly where it should  be if our calculations, as to its presence near the portal of the old tunnel,  is correct. As soon as weather will  permit we shall start a force of men at  work upon the surtace of the vein at  this exposed point. A drift can be  run into the hill gaining depth on the  vein. But we !.re about t* tap this  vein at a t crtical depth of 132 feet. I  expect to have the news of the strike  at any time. This tunnel has b en  running in for some time and has  reached a point 500 feet beyond the  portal. It has crossed a clay seam and  is 10 feet into porphyry formation.  "This is a duplicate of the formation  through which the Ruth tunnel passed  before it came into the vein. Beyond  25 feet of blue porphyry the Ruth tunnel came into the vein of clean shipping ore. We are in the same porphyry, and are nearing a point where  we expect the vein to be. Altogether  the outlook for the mine is  orable.���������Nelson Miner.  The Palmita.  most fav-  Work is progressing steadily on both  the Palmita and Silverite adjoining.  The ore body on the latter has now increased to 17 inches ������f clean ore. The  lower tunnel on the Palmitr is now  within a few feet of the lead.      .       .  PAIN CEASED FIRST DAY.  '������������������ Mrs. Mary O'Dell. 262 Dunn Ave.,  Toronto, writes: "I have used Mil-  bum's Rheumatic Pills and they cured  me of a severe attack of rheumatism.  The pain ceased after the first day's  trial of the remedy."  Was "Joe" Martin Worsted.  Victoria, May 1.���������-The provincial  government today gave effect to their  announced^ determination to claim  Deadman's Island, timber inspector  Skinner taking formal inspection on  their behalf. It is pointedly announced that this action is taken upon  the advice of chief cpmraiosioner of  lands and works Cotton. The fact that  the executive has hot acted upon the  advice of the attornay-general, who  has been lighting to uphold the .Dominion ownership on behalf of his  private client Lud'gatc, seems to indicate an embarrassing bositicu of affairs, of which the opposition are  endeavoring to make the most. The  Colonist insists that the circumstances  are such that premier Setnlin or the  lieutenant-governor should demand  Martin's resignation.  The action of the provincial government in taking possession of the island  is intended to place upon the Dominion  the burden of proving ownership.  MINES AND MINING.  The I. 0. 0. F. Banquet.  The entertainment given by this  society on Friday night last was highly satisfactory in all respects. The  Rev. A. M. Sanford occupied the chair  in his usual humorous style. The proceedings consisted of songs by a quartette���������Messrs. Sewell and Grimrnett,  and Mesdames Sanford and Nicholls;  a duet by the ladies; song Mr.Sewell;  song Mrs. Cliffe; guitar solo Mrs.  Yates; readings and song by Rev. J. A.  Cleland, and several selections by a  voluntder choir- Mrs. Funk accompanied most of the entertainers on the  piano most acceptably. At 12 o'clock  all repaired to the Sandon hotel where  mine host Cunning had spread one of  the best suppers ever gotten up in this  part of the country. The menu we  give below. On account of the lateness of the hour, the usual toasts had  to be dispensed with, much to the regret of many present.  MENU.  Raw Oysters.  SOUP.  Chicken Mulligatawney.  fish.       v  Baked Salmon, Tartar Sauce.  SALAD.  Chicken.        Shrimp.    '    Lobster aiid  Lettucce.  relishes.  Mixed Pickles. Chow-chow.  White Onions.     Queen Olives.  '     L Celery.  BOILED.  Ham and Beef Tongue.  ENTREES.  Chicken Fricassee. Pigs' Feet.  Macroni and Cheese���������Italian.  Braized Sirloin of Beef,. Mushrooms.  ROASTS.  Chicken with Dressing.    Beef Au Jus.  Leg of Pork with Apple Sauce.  Leg of Mutton with Jelly.  Should r of Veal Stuffed.  'VEGETABLES.  Boiled and Mashed Potatoes.  Spinage and Garden Peas.  DESSERT.  Apple, Rhubarb and Lemon Pies.  English Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce.  SWEETS.  Oranges.   Apples.   Bananas.   Raisins.  Nuts.    Candies.    Asssorted Cake.  Cheese.     Ice Cream.     Tea or Coffee.  Hospital Notes,  During the week the arrivals at the  hospital were : J. Dewar, Slocan City,  amputation of toe; Hantz Hansen,  pneumonia; W. Hird from the Payne,  abscess in the ear; J. Gaine, a disease  of the foot.  CHURCH    NOTES.  Methodist, Rev. A.M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow at 11. a.m.   and 7.30 p. m.  Anglican���������ReY. Beers will conduct  Episcopal service in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at 11 a.ni.  Presbyterian.���������Rev. J. Clelland will  preach as usual in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at and 7:80 d. m.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m., after close  of morning services. Everybody welcome.  ��������� ������������^   Refuse all substitutes or imitations  ���������f the genuine Dr. Fowler's Extract of  Wild Strawberry, most of these are  absolutely dangerous.  WEAK WOMEN  Can be made strong and healthy, by  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills. Miss  Skullion, 50 Turner St., Ottawa, says :  "Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills enriched i my blood, strengthened my  blood, strengthened my nerves and restored me to health and vigor."  Bar silver is quoted at G21 cents in  New York. This is the highest since  the slump two years ago.  W. Vallcntine and   J. Werley have  gone fo. Bear Lake to do some assess- \  ment work on claims there.  B. McDonald, a mining expert, is  sent up by the late purchasers of Payne  stock in Montreal, to look over .the  property.  The Mountain Chief at NewDenver  has been purchased by the Manchester  Smelting Company (English) for the  zinc it contains. This is the same  that purchased the Lucky Jim.  H. A. Blumcnauer, of Spokane, has  passed through the city en route for  AVikon creek, where he is interested  in some mining properties. Mr. Green  got a grant for a trail there, aiid its expenditure will likely give some activity to that locality.  The new Montreal Company owning  the Sovereign mine, near here, recently -  put 50,000 shares on the market at 25  cents, and so speedily was the amount  taken up that they found it advantageous to place 100,000 more on sale.  This shows the growing demand in  Eastern Canada for Slocan properties.  A 10-foot seam, carrying gold, silver  and copper, unearthed in No. 2 tunnel  of the Leviathan mine, near Kaslo, is  creating quite an excitement in that  city. It used to be said that Kaslo  had no mines, but as time rolls on they  are being discovered there as well as  in other points of the highly mineralized Slocan.  r  Mr. D. J. McLaughlin, port owner of  the_C. 0. D. mine at Bear Lake, met ,  an important discovery in driving a  cross-cut tunnel the other day. When  in about 80 feet he struck a 4-inch  vein of very high-grade ore that assays  380 oz. of silver and 65 in gold. The '  seam shows well defined walls and  may be the main ledge of the property.  The new strike at the Wonderful is  no doubt a permanency. On account  of the seam lying: quite flat, as man"  elevated scams do owing to the dropping of the foot wall, the width is  more difficult to ascertain, and besides  the company lmve done but little work  tliere since the discovery. In a few,  days more will be known about it. In  the interval the company are going  back to their old workings, to get ready  for shipping later on,  ��������� Mr. Warner, manager, has made another strike on the Argenta, one of the  Madison group. It is a seam of some  15 inches of solid galena. This is the  lead that is supposed to be the continuation of the Noble Five. This is the  second seam encountered in tlie crosscut on the proDerty. The first seam  has 12 inches of galena that has given  $300 to the ton, as smelter returns.  The Madison has been less than a year  under work and is promising exceedingly well.  Sandon Ore Shipments.  The following is a list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending May   5 :  mine. tons.  Payne 170  Last Chance 80  Total 250  Whitewater Ore Shipments.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from this station for tlie week,  ending May   4:' ,..  Mine. Tons.  Jackson   Whitewater   Total....  ...101*  McGuigan Ore Shipments.  The shipments from this point for  month of April were:  Mine. Tons.  Rambler............ ��������� -  Dardenelles..... -  Total....  ..   97  ...   20  ... 117  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  '���������fl  '!!  flfS  &+FW  rSS *   't    ������...  J;r\������ '  I fl   ���������?������ *  ri  I.- <&  oie siory ol m ip  ?&  m  I have not read, among the many  things written about the late Kin-  press of Austria, any articles whicli  give a more complete idea of the  , character of that strange and tragic  Princ������,Jfl, the Empress Elizabeth,, than  'ho lwo articles by M. Ernest Tissot,  which have appeared at .different  periods in the woll known French  >eriodical, "Revue Encyclopediquo  Larouaso," 1 have i>loasure in surn-  /.larizing these articles, writes "M. A.  J?.' 1 ain sure their contents will givo  tho same pleasui'e to my readers as  '���������hey have already given lo mo.  Thure was something  in oven    the  earliest    surroundings ol'    tho future  Empress  that  seemed  like a  forecast  of her future, with all its glory and  all its bitterness.   The casile of   red  stone, in which she was brought up,  lay in   the midst of    a landscape of  pine-trees   and   rocks; and   on  shore  of ono of the sad and sombrs  lakes  of the north���������so    different from   the  sun-lit and laughing waters of southern lands.   The girl,  with her    long  treason of silken gold, was a dreamer  from childhood, used to gaze hours at  a time  into  the deep waters, of   the  shadowy lake; and  to    throw herself  with a sense of luxury and abandonment on the bed of flowers which surrounded her father's home.   Thus early, too, she was brought into friendly  and  intimate contact  with her inferiors, for her father was a man of the  simplest habits, and  there   was. still  kept   ^p  in  the    country    districts   a  close and kind intimacy between  the  master and the servant.     Iler father  hajd a love for writing, for the dances  of the peasants in his grounds to tho  sound of the zither; a detestation for  the ceremoniousness and splendours of  .Court  life.   He was    the proper kind  of father for    a daughter   who fled  from courts, and for a son who, as wo  know, has abandoned his princely rank  to  do  the  work of an  oculist  among  Lhe poor and the afflicted.  One  season  the  family  went  on  iLs  annual   holiday  Lo    the mountains  of  Austria,    and   'among   Lhe mountains  and (he larch trees of Ischl; and there  it was    that  one    evening    the Utile  Prince-is danced several Limes and had  long conversations owich a cousin who  was young and handsome and wiity,  and who, during Lhe evening, too shy  to speak  Lhe  lovo that already   overwhelmed  his    whole   being, presented  hor with a bouquet of flowers.  When  the next day   Lhe little princess   was  told that her cousin���������already ihe powerful Emperor oC a great Empire���������had  v    proposed   to ner,   sho   grew   suddenly  whiLe, and then wilh a burst of sobs,  cried:      "it  is  impossible;  I'm    such  an insignificant little thing!"     There  wai' a certain sinister foreboding    in  lhal spontaneous cry of a child's heart  (the I'rincess at the moment was barely   sixteen,) for it    revealed   already  that kingdom within her soul of self-  distrust    and    nervous     apprehension  which was in  Lime destined to    make  her one of Lhe unhappiest of women.  However,  Lhe young    Emperor would  accepl no denial; and Lhen Lhere came  a few  monLhs of an existence as ideal,  as full of dreams and visions, of poetic  fancies and facts as though Lhe story  were some creation of lhe imagination  o������ a poet, and not the realities of Lhis  work-a-day world ; trips in those wild  mountains which in their loftiness and  remoteness,    suggest   all   Lhe    empyrean elevation ol  Lhe ordinary  Lhings  of  lifo,  lha.1  aro  Lhe  accompaniments  of the brief read passion of Iho young.  And in addilion lo all  this, marks of  devotion,    of playful    and    chivalrous  surprises,  on  the part of  the    future  husband,   that    showed  how a young  emperor in love is like all other youths  in-love.   Vienna is not far from Munich,  especially, to  one    who flies    on  , lover's wings, and the.young Princess  would wake up .one morning to find  that the carriage of the Emperor was  outside, the door, and that a bouquet  of the roses she always loved so well,  was there    beside    her bed,    to, meet  the first look of her waking eyes.  And better than  all, ihe love of the  : lover was shared, and even exaggerated, by that of the people over whom  she was to rule.   "The little Bavarian  rose, adorable and adored,"���������this was  the language which  was    everywhere  applied to her, in the Austrian papers  and in the conversation of the people.  When she set out for hor now   dominions, it    was like one of the, fairy  . 'voyages of a    Wagner heroine.      The  journey, in the first place, from Munich to Vienna, was made in true Wagnerian    fashion���������that    is  to., say,    by  water, instead of the prosaic railway  train.     At    every village the   young  Princess is   met by deputations with  heaps of flowers, and an abundance of  good wishes and  blessings and praise  for tho long golden hair and beautiful  faco    of the'   lovely bride; and from  first to last, Elizabeth cared more for  the praises of her    beauty than    the  homage to  her station.    At Linz,  another lover's sweet surprise;   Francis  Joseph; is there to meet her in strict  incognito, to kiss her lovely lips, and  then to rush secretly away on horse-  ��������� back, aad by forced stages, so that he  may be in his capital in time to be  present  at  the  official  reception, and  give her a ceremonial greeting.  What a day of days that last day of  tho voyage between Munich and  Vienna ? The sun shone brightly  over the limpid waters; the haze in  the air was the proper atmosphere for  this epoch    oi     dreams and delicious  longings;    and on  the bridge of   the  boat, which is a mass of flowers, and  undei-    a  tent of purple    velvet,  embroidered with bees in gold, the young  Princess,    radiant  in  beauty and    in  love, waves her    handkerchief to.-, the  cheering    thousands    that  line    both  banks of  tho  broad,  blue river.      At  last tho boat, now a bower of flowers,  reaches Nussdorf, the first suburb of  Vienna, and in a'  building    specially  prepared    for   the    occasion,   all    tho  nobility have been waiting for hours  to greet    the future,   Empress.  t   Sho  lands at last in tears of delighted emotion ;   and   everything is   done to tell  her of the enthusiasm and heartiness  und splendour of the welcome.      Tho  crowds shoul, tho cannons roar, every  steeple sends forth its chimes; a carriage with eight horses and surrounded by gallant guardsmen and braying  trumpeters and   a multitude   almost  beside  itself    with  joy,    conducts  her  and     her     husband   to   Schonbrunn,  lhe    Imperial    residence; one    bridge  sho   pusses   has  been    covered    wilh  seventeen    thousand    roso  trees    and  camelias and palm trees that a great  courtier of immense wealth has   had  transported there from his famous and  vast conservatories.     Every ten steps  young maidens dressed in white present     her    with  baskets    of    flowers,  throw roses at her feet, bless her pret-  tiness, her sweetness,  her love.  And then a few monLhs of prolonged  honeymoon; and then the whole fabric of her happiness, the whole orderliness   of her   existence,   came to  an  end.   It is a sad, but in many respects  a        common-place      story.     Francis  Joseph has always been a high-minded  man, and to his wife there always re-  mainec sufficient of the first glow of  early passion and affection   to' make  him,  tender, considerate,  long-suffering,   Lo a  woman  Lhat    proved  to   be  exacling,'   unaccounlable,    a      wrailh  and an elusive vision rather than    a  real  wife or molher or Empress. But  Lhe  original    wrong  came from  him.  This beautiful young creature was the  last of all women to bear neglect and  infidelity.     She had  brought  to  love  all the idealism and elevation and exaggerated demands of the highly nervous    and imaginative race to which  she    belonged���������that    race of Wittels-  baoh, which produced in our Lime the  mad King ot    Bavaria, who    drowned  himself, and Lhe still more hopelessly  mad King who is in a lunalic asylum.  And she had  Lhen, and  to her  luLest  hour, more Lhan the average woman's  weaknesses, and, above all, Lhe weakness of vanily.   The  decepLion of her  love was a hitler blow; llio wound lo  her vanily, was, perhaps, even    more  biller,  when she  discovered  LhaL  tho  Emperor followed the path of so many  olhei   monarchs,    and  in    eiLher    Lhe  theatrf- or the circus, found some rival  beauty, whose charms made him forget  for the. moment Lhe proud, supersensi-  live,  morbid,    beautiful    woman  that  was eating ouL her heart in Lhe haled  and lonely splendour ot Schonbrunn.  Women,  and  even  queens,  in    that  position, act differenlly.      Some have  found consolation in religion, others in  children,  a  third  class,  in .works    of  benevolence���������visits to    hospitals,    the  care of the   wounded,  tho   poor,  the  wretched.   Others, again, find the cultivation of the inlellecl some compensation for the wreckage and emptiness  of tho heart.     But   Elizabeth of Austria could find relief in none of these  things.     She did  not  care for music,  she did not care for art, she did not  care for reading.    A whole legend has  been built up which represents her as  an intellectual woman ; Lhe legend has  no  foundalion  in   facl.     Nor  did   she  care for society.   Even in the days of  her glory she loved solitude; she hated  Lhe ceremonials of Courts.   She never  danced willingly.   For many years she  was so little seen by  the inhabitants  of the oily which once adored her that  she could    have passed    through even  Lhe  crowded  streets  without  attracting recognition.   There is a characteristic slory of her   which    brings this  out.   She always loved to mix freely  with people, and ono day she, got into  an omnibus.   The unconscious and in-  desLruclible air of  dignity    and com-  mana which she always bore impressed  her      fellow-passengers;    Lhey      were  more impressed still when she refused  to take, any change from Lhe piece   of  gold which she had handed Lo lhe conductor;  in short, she was recognized.  Crowds gathered ��������� from    all quarters;  there was a scene of wild enthusiasm,  a great  demonstration  of admiration.  The-Empress was furious.   She rushed  into  the first  house,    and    asked  an  asylum from the people she did Y not  know; and two hours afterwards, with  drawn blinds, she found her way back  to the palace in a carriage  Her follies did not end bore.   It is  symbolical of her lifo that iu her bedroom in  the cottage in  the forest at  Lainz, where she often took    refuge  from  tho ceremonials of    Courts  and  the weariness of her own heart, ihcre  is    a  large    nnd  sumptuous    picture,  which  tells the  story of Tilauia���������the  beautiful  Queen  that    loved and  embraced the donkey.   It.is a picture riot  only  symliolical  of  her  own  life,  but  also one that haunts her;��������� and lhat to  a'certain extent represents her philosophy   of  life���������at   least so  far  as   tho  love of woman is concerned.     She insists several times in those strangely  frank    conversations    she  holds with'  her last Greek secretary that woman  is always throwing away her love, as  Titania threw hers; in other words, it  is the cruel  irony  of  human  destiny  that it is:the unworthy and not   the  worthy that'appeals to the hidden tendencies,  the  obscure,    and  sometimes  the   sinister    impulses of   a woman's  nature.   She sought to find I in others  the devotion    and  intoxications    that  she had,once hoped to get at the side  of her    husband;  hence    a series    of  caprices���������romantic    and  grotesque,   at  once || humiliating and  pathetic.  There is another brief spell of hap-  piness_when the reconciliation comes  between Hungary and Austria. For  some reason there is a sympathy between ; Hungarians and /Elizabeth  which she has nevor been able to feel  or inspire in her German subjects.  Perhaps it is the strain of excitability  in these children of the East which  makes them kin with her own erratic.  and unstrung temperament. At all  events she is always adored in Hungary���������down to the latest hour���������after  years of separation and invisibility.  The story of the celebrations which  took place when she made her entry  and took part in the coronation, after  the recognition of Hungary's ancient  autonomy, reads like scenes from the  Arabian Nights���������a carriage drawn by  eight white horses, cavaliers dressed in  all the luxuriant array of the Hungarian magnates; streets strewn with  roses; churches hung in silk ; and in  Lhe midsl of it all, the Queen of Hungary���������still beautiful, proud, and with  the long tresses that never loft her;  and over her shoulders a rich mantle  of whito silk studded , with diamonds.  It  is perhaps  tho influence of   this  scene���������tho    softening of    feeling���������the  flowing again of tho congealed'tide of  affection, that leads to   a temporary  reconciliation    between  hor    and  her  husband.   : There is   another   reason,  Leak, tho great Hungarian statesman,  who had brought to an end the struggle ot Hungary for liberty���������one of tho  loftiest, spirits of    any epoch���������whom  Elizabeth comes by-and-by to worship  with all the reverence due to, a father  ���������Deak says significantly to the Emperor:   "Sire,  now  that  your peoples  aro reeonciled, you ought to think of  your,   own    family I"     The    Emperor  takes the frank remonstrance of his  greatest subject to heart; tho Empress  has probably    been spoken to in   tho  same spirit.   In short,  the dead past  is for the moment'forgotten���������its miseries, its 'deceptions,' its bitterness. A  child is born within a year of the reconciliation  of Austria and Hungary.  Sho is called officially tho Archduchess  Mane Valerie,.but, with a smile, the  people speak of her as the "Child of  the Reconciliation."  In time, this child proves. the last  ��������� refuge���������the final and only consoler of  her unhappy mother. Sho is a delicate  child; the molher, in tho case of other  children capricious in hor affections,  nejglectful of some duties,'bestows on  this last daughter all the treasures of  her affection; by her bedside sho is  ready to watch night and day. It is  this same daughter who first rouses  tho attention of her mother to ��������� the  consolations of literature; and, finally,  it is Lhis same daughter���������the "Child of  the Reconciliation"��������� that rushes to  the side of the other parent when in  the lonely Palace of Schonbrunn,  crowded (with so many memories o������  youlh and love and hope, of age and  estrangement and separation, iL is she  who rushes to his side ami helps him  to live 'through the agony of the  tragic ending of that life which had  begun in such lustrous sunshine forLy-  four years beforo.   .  ���������ibf&&9>&  SUGGESTIONS TO HOUSEKEEPERS.  There was talk at one time that  aluminum was the coining material  for cooking utensils, but we hear loss  about it nowadays. Perhaps that is  because the first cost is greater than  that of tin, agate, etc. But when the  durability, indestructibility and beauty of the ware is taki'n into account  it is really economical. Aluminum  has tho silvory sheen of silver, and requires for cleaning only a rubbing  wilh a flannel moistened iu kerosene  and then dipped in whillng. Pickles,  howover, should not be made in aluminum, but for tho mosL part neither  acids nor alkalies effect it at all.  -  Housecleajiing will soon be in order,  amd a receipt for cleaning a soiled carpel will not be amiss. Take up, boat  and nail the carpet down again. Get  a dime's worth of soap bark, pour in  it; 2 gallons of boiling water, let stand  an hour on the back of the stove. Then  take two or three quarts of the water, and with a stiff brush go over  the carpet; dipping lightly in the  water and brushing evenly. ' Begin  at the farthest corner land work toward the door. Open doors and windows and let in the air and sun,t and  keep people out of Lhe roam till the  carpet is thoroughly dry.  Beels, boiled, peeled and packed into glass cans while hot, the cans then  filled up with hoL vinegar, spiced or  plain, and sealed, will keep till summer vegetables como and prove a  very appetizing relish in the spring.  IS A SMALL WAIST BEAUTIFUL?  This  is   the ��������� o  shape of  a woman's waist  on which a corset tiglre  ts laced.    The ribs, deformed  by being squeezed, press  on the lungs till they're  diseased.    The heart  is jammed aiid  , cannot pump ;  the liver  is   a  torpid lump ;  the stomach,  crushed, cannot  digesf, and in a mess  are all   compressed.    Therefore this silly woman grows to  be a  fearful  mass  of  woes,  but thinks she has a lovely  shape, though hideous  as a crippled ape.  This is  a woman's  natural   waist,  which corset tight  has not disgraced.   Inside  it is a mine of health.    Outside,  of charms it has a wealth.  It is a thing of beauty  true, and a sweet joy  ��������� for ever new.    It  needs no artful  padding- vile,  or bustle big to  give il " style."  It's strong and solid,  plump and sound,'and  hard   to  get.   one's  arm  around.; ..Alas !   if women  /only  knew the mischief that  tight corset's do;- they'd let  Dame Nature have her  "-,'  ease, and never try her  waist to saueeze.  Don't allow Lhe children Lo drink  copious draughts of water, swallowed  all at once���������and don't allow yourself  to do it. Insist on their sipping,  ralher Lhan drinking the fluid. Sipping is a stimulant to the circulation.  lt_allays thirsl much more effectually  Lhan tu ix>ur down the throac a largo  quantity 'of any liquid at one  time.  Copperas is tho best of germ-killers  and deodorfzers, and It is cheap. Use  it freely iu tho collar, outhouse, and  any place that is malodorous. After  the cellar has beeu cleaned���������a task  which should be done early and thoroughly, fumigate iL wilh sulphur. Thi3  is done by placing an iron kellle a  third full of coal ashes in the center,  putting in a shovelful of live coals,  then scattering flowers of sulphur on  them. Make a hasty exit, and leave  the cellar closed till next day, then air  thoroughly. Of course tho windows,  otc, must be tightly closed.  An exchange correspondent writes  that having no bureau for her little  girls' room she Look Lwo stout boxes,  papered them on the inside, covered  them wilh figured denim ouLside, put  on leather hinges and had tho children  keep their everyday clolhing in them.  They served a second purpose as seals  and helped finish the room.  When baking biead lake ouL a little of the light, dough after it has risen for the last time, rolL it a quarter  of. an inch thick, spread thickly with  powdered cinnamon and sugar, then  roll uj) and with a sharp knife cul  into slices. Bake as you would cookies  and servo instead of fried cakes with  coffee ,lit breakfasL. The cinnamon  slicks heller if a little butter is first  spread on the dough.  " Cooking Class Potato Soup. ��������� One-  half cup finely chopped salt pork, four  chopped onions, six chopped potatoes,  one chopped turnip, one stalk' oai#ry.  Boil in one quart of water, keeping  Lhe measure good, until tender, then  press through a colander and return  to the kettle. . Add one quart of rich  milk and one tablespoonful of corn  starch, stirred smooth in one loble-  spjonlul of butter, three shakes of popper and ono salt spoon of salt.  Cranberry Tart.���������Line a pie tin-with  puff paste, prick well und bake. sISlew  ono pint of cranberries ten minutes,  and add one oof foe cup of grunulated  sugar, nnd oook until thick. When  cold fill tho crust and heap over, whipped cream well sweetened and flavored with   fresh   lemon. . ��������� ������������������ *  TflE HOUSEWIFE'S DAILY BURDEN  lb is a common remark with hundreds of men that they wonder  "what women find to do all day."  Sometimes curiosity gets the better  of a man and he asks his wife what  she has done all day. "Oh, a hundred  and one little things," she says. Thea  he thinks of some monotonous scheme  over which he has been working all  day, and makes a mental comparison,  in which his wife's work takos second place. . He 'overlooks the fact,  however,' that a woman's life in the  home is raado up of "little things,"  and that these same "little things"  are not only necessary,' but that they  aro absolutely vital to the even adjustment of tho domestic machinery  of his home. They aro "little" only'  in a woman's eyo; they' would instantly assume proportions of mag- '  nitudo if the man's hands wore to try  to do them.  CHRISTIANS IN CHINA.  FUNNY, HONEYMOONS.  A lew years ago a newly wedded  couple . living 10 miles southeast of  Brookvillo, Ky.,. took as a honeymoon  trip n wagon ride to witness the hanging o������ Robert McLaughliu, whioh occurred at Brookvillo.  A .short while since an adventurous  couple spent their first days of wedded  lifo on the summit of Mont Blanc- The  ascent, extremely hazardous by reason  of terrific snowstorms, being successfully accomplished, and the summit  reached, the bridegroom, in ' tho presence of the guides, embraced his young  wife, to whom he swore eternal fidelity,  and received from her lips an equally  fervent assurance. Then the descent  was commenced, and the couple, after  three, days' absence, arrived at Cha-  mounix, whore they were accorded an  enthusiastic reception.        ;  There are on record four honeymoons known; to have been spent in  Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.  In the neighborhood of Debschau.Y a  small Hungarian town, there is an .extraordinary ice.cave. The' roof, the  walls, the floor are thickly coated with  ice, which in places assumes most fantastic shapes. In this cave, some 16  years ago, a couple:, named Kblcsey  elected to pass the' week immediately  following their 'marriage. They took  with them, a plentiful supply of rugs,  blankets and warm clothing, but not  DOMESTIC RECIPES.  Boiled Finnan Haddie.���������Cut the fish  in small squares, skin and parboil them.  Wipe dry and broil over a clear fire  until they are slightly brown. Lay  on a hoL platter and put on each piece  a small lump of butter into which has  been worked a few drops of lemon  juice.     Serve very  hot.  Parsnips a la Perfection.���������Parboil in  water with a teaspoonful of salt for  twenty minutes or until tender, tako  them out and roll in flour and fry in  butter till brown, sprinkle a little  sugar over them while they are  browning.     They . are . delicious.  Potato Fluff.���������Four cups of ���������������������������.'.'hot  mashed potato, one gill of hotY cream  and one ; ieaspoonlul of salt. Beat  well and stir in carefully the whipp"od  whiles of three eggs. Heap in a baking dish; brown iu lhe, oven. Very nice  for a supper dish.  Spanish AVufeis.���������Make a batter of  one cup of sweet cream, two table--  spoonfuls of sugar, one. well beaten  egg, due cup of sifted floui-, one tea-  spoiinlul of vanilla and one teaspoonful  baking powder. In a round wafer  iron, heated and buttered, place a generous ttiblespobnful of the batter; close  and turn. If the. conditions are right  it will bake, in two minutes. While  warm--twist- around a funnel-or-stick  shaped like a cornucopia, 'lhe filling  should be of whipped cream mixed with  raspberry jam, jelly or- fresh strawberry juice. * These? are very delicious  und will keep indefinitely.  Cieained Mackerel.���������Soak one mackerel over night iu.oold water. In the  morning cover ijvith boiling -water and  simmer for ten minutes;- then free it  from skin and. bones and shred fine.  Melt , a tablespoonful of butter in a  sauoepan; stit'iin a crowded tablespoon  of flour, and \when perfectly blended  add g.adjuilly "Wo cupfuls tf hotmilSr  When thickened-, add the mackerel  ono welH'beaten egg; two hard boiled'  egg; chopped fine;, one salt spoon of  paprika .-ind one teaspoon of Worcestershire    sa,uce.     Mix     thoroughly      and  withstanding all precautions their ex- , ---���������--   perionce was not of a sufficiently pleas- i quickly, and serve jl o(uio 0n Slices of  ant  nature to  tempt  imitators. | hoi buttered toast  rroclaniiUlou by tlie ftiiprcoi Wowitger to  -All Vlrrroj* mid ������;i-in-rnls.  United Slates Minister Conger, writing from Pekin, says that the following proclamation was posted on Friday ,  Feb, 10,  by Lhe Tientsin Magislrate:  "Nolice is hereby given that I,    tho  Tientsin  Magistrate,  have  received   a  despatch from the Viceroy Yu, saying  that  he  had    received  tho    following  edict   from    the .Ministers - of    Stale,  wilh    instructions to    forward it    at  once  to  all  Viceroys and  Generals:  "'Edict issued 27th of lenlh moon.'  " 'I, lhe Empress Dowager have been  informed    thai    anti-Christian'   movements have taken place in many provinces,  and   that  these troubles have  all arisen from tho false senlimenL of  Ireating the missionaries as enemies;  in consequence of which it is easy for  misunderstandings  to occur.  Tha peo-  plo do not undorsLaud LhaL Lhe presetting  of  Chrisuanily  by Westerners  is  pei milted  by    and  stipulated for    in ���������  the treaties with foreign nations. Our  Government is a generous one, and wo  treat  the preachers of all religious as  good citizens,   and no prejudice is tolerated by us.   The missionaries of the  different nations come hero and preach  to our people  what is in  their books,  and  Ihough  each   has a  dislinct  doctrine lhe common aim of all is to induce people  to  be good and do good.  All evil  aud crime are not  only prohibited by our laws, buL are al.,o prohibited  by lhe Christian religion. For  instance,    the    would-be-   rebellion in  Klangsi, which Yang Kungch'en tried  to raise,  was found out and reported  Lo us by a man belonging lo Lhe Christian religion.   Thus,  it  will  be    seen  that a    good man,    whether ho is    a  Christian or not, jarill obey Lhe principles of being honest and  true to others      We    therefore immediately    rewarded   the said  Chrislian,  Lin  Tsai-  To, in order to show our impartiality  to all.     Horoafter, 1 desire    that    all  people    will treat  foreigners as  their fit-  own countrymen,-and 'avoid all mis- .'.������������������  understanding with thorn.'.   I explain :;��������� .  this fully now and command'air Vice-,  roys. and . officials: in'- provinces to' en>-  phasize my sincerity by "exerting-them���������   ;  selves to suppress all agitation among  the people  before  any    anli-Christian  prejudice is displayed:  ..���������'".'In    everything    justice'   must   be  shown,    and  no  distinction   must'    ba  made for native Christians, arid native  Christians musl not show any ill-will  toward    their      fellow      country men,.  They must obey the .officials .and lovo  and be kind to.their neighbors.     Lot  philanthropy be  their    ruling  moLive.  so Lhal. they ��������������������������� may.-riot misunderstand  whal is the earnest desiro of both the  Government and the 'missionaries.    -I,  though I remain in the place, always -  have this in tny mind, and now urge  and 'command you  to act accordingly.  Let:  all   Viceroys copy  this  edict  and  send  it   to   their subordinate  officials  to notify the people.   Lot the' old and  young   Lhe wealthy,   lhe learned  and  the common people all  take note and  understand    that   the    Christians    do  not do things forcibly and under foreign protection, so that the people will  not.  have  their  minds prejudiced and  disturbed.     Thus may there  be peace- ���������  and  happiness ..between   the    officials  and    people    and    Christians '-lit    all ���������'.-'."  times/   ;.  On receiving this edict, I, the Tein-  tsin Magistrate., nowaccordingly notify you soldiers, merchants and all people that: you must, not-ill-treat Christians., You must be honest and peaceable: and not create any misunder- ��������� ���������'  standing. You must not hereafter cir- '  culato rumors or cause trouble; and  you... .Christians are also cautioned  against, evil and the violation of those  laws intended to render both you and  the people happy and "prosperous and  to catry out the Government's bune-  firenL   intentions  toward  you." |V\  '���������\V  P/'Y-  IK  ���������'  ELECTRICITY TO CUT STEEL BEAMS  a. Recent  Experiment  ln   Chicago   Which.  Saved '1'lmc and Labor.  During the reconstruction of an office building recently in Chicago an interesting use was made of the electric  " current in cutting in two a cluster of  half a dozen heavy steel beams which  it was necessary to remove. These  beams were ofi' the ordinary 1 shape  and fifteen inohes deep. Owing to the  difficulty o������ getting at the beams at  tho places where thoy wero to bo cul,  ep'ticiat saws woultl have-required hud  tho beams been out in tho ordinary  way, and itv was estimated that tho  work would . take ��������� two men about  twelve flays' timo and oost about  B100. ,     , ���������  Instead of doing tho work with hack  saws, a method was adopted" suoh aa  scientific burglars invented for getting inlo safe and vault doors of steel.  A current of electricity was brought in  from' tho eleotrio lighting wires in lhe  street to do the work.' The positive  terminal wire was altaohed to . tho  steol frame work: of the building, to  which the beams wero riveted, and the  negative wire was attached to a carbon  point 11-2 inches in diameter, which  was provided -with a woodon handle to  enable the operator to direoL it along  the beams at the places where they  were to.be, cut. An asbestos shield  proteoted tho operator's body, from the  heat und blaok speotacles proteoted his  eyes. In, twelvo hours thc_ beams  wero severed, with an expenditure of  oniy about five-horse power in electric  current, and the work was done by an  ordinary workman.  The man who lives In vain, lives  to no purpose, lives to a bad purpose.  W. Nevins..  " Pharaoh 10c." XrA~^.'  Man is only  miserable so far as he  thinks himself so.���������Sannazaro.  Iowa  Farms for oat^por acre'cash,  BaJ-  anoa i orop until paid.    J. Mulhall, Sioux Cliy, in  (-*-"���������  A new adulterant of coffee is dough,  moulded in the shape of coffee beans.  FRENCH DIVORCE LAWS.  France has now a law by which marriage may be dissolved without cost to  the applicants. The Paris Divorce  Court devotes Thursdays to gratuitous  decrees. On one day recently 294  couples were divorced during a session  of four hours, an average of more than  one divorce a minute. " The applicants  1 belonged to the working class, in  which divorces wore infrequent before  the passage ofthe law.  W P ii ������������8  IT'S A  STICKER for quality���������remember the name-  The    horses in  Algeria  the human beings.  outnumber  VACCINATION.  It is stated, in support of vaocina-  ' tion, that' in Austria, prior to vaccinai-  tion becoming general, out of every  1,000,000, inhabitants 38,5-11 died of  smallpox within a period oC 30 years,.a  figure reduoed to one tenth, namely,  R/745, in the corresponding time after the general adoption of vaccination.  o  Have You.Catarrh 7  Then get Catarrhozone, wkicb ia  neither a wash, snuff nor ointment,  but odorous gas, which is oarried by  air directly to the diseased parts. It  penetrates wherever air can go, and  never fails to cure.. Havo you slight  Bymptoms of consumption? Then try  Catarrhozone. Outfit, ������1.00. Sample  bottle and inhaler, 10 cents. ,For  Bale by all druggists. Manufactured  by N. C. Poison & Co., Kingston, Ont.  Send  10 cents  for sample.  WOMEN LETTER CARRIERS.  ,Women are employed as. letter carriers in  several districts of France.  HHTIPF ���������.S' Cmmt. Karnlon. end St Mtaolr*  HU I ���������wE>"i'i>Ee<liH-3 crimtn- full hlnory of tha  niur.ler nnd trial of (Jonle Im V>aw ami Siuii ������*���������������'ow-  l'hfte mailurl on recnlpl of 5o. Agent������,anil Baukatorri  ninplloil iit*150 per humlrod. huprchon 4 Leprohon.  IGMNotio Dame St., Montroal.  Throughout the world' there are 672  known volcanoes, 270 of which are active.  How's This ?  ! We offer One Hundred Dollars Iteward fo������  any case of Catarrh that can not bo curod by  Hall'i Catarrh Curo. ��������� ���������. .   ,     ���������  F. J. CHENEY fc CO., Props., Toledo. O.  Wo tho undersigned, have. known F. J.  Cheney for t he last 15 year*, and believe him  porfeotly lionorublo in all business trwnsaciloui)  nnd financially able to carry out any obligations made by thoir firm.  West&TuUAX, \Y holctalo Druirftif ts,Toledo,0.  Wilding, Kinkan & Marvin, Wholesale  UruttgiBtD,' Toledo, Ohio.  Hall's Catarrh Cure 1b taken Internally, aot-  lnedlrootly upon the blood and mnp.iua surfaces of the system. Price 75o. por Bottle. Sold  by all Druggists.   Testimonials frco.  Hail's Family Pills aro the best.  In Russia no person is permitted to  marry after the ' age of .eighty, and  only five marriages are permitted.  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  fake Laxative llrouio (Juluino Tablets.     All  lliti refund the money If V, talle to cuta.   25o.  Drujr  t.  III ia to live twice, when we can en-  oy the recollections of our former  ife.���������Martial.  In TnRfiann   inn    KKLTANCB  CIGAR  ia  lOSUana,   lUC.   ji^OTOin, Montreal  You will never find lime for anything; if you want time you must  make it.���������Charles Buxton.  LEMON BATHS.  Lemon baths are popular in the  West Indies. Throe or four lemons  are cut up> and left to soak in water  half an hour. The bath is very refreshing.  ' MONTREAL  The " Balmoral," Frea Bus ft^*"-  Curo amured In 24 houra,  Rh8Uri13.tiSffll        anew.pcolflo.Bentbymai!  on rooeiot of tl.   DR. ROUBY, P.O. Box 3G5. Montreal  ^rallora and   Dreii-  inakara, send for catalogue.        C. & D. SCHOOL CO;,."Montreal.  CUTTING SCHOOL.  FOR SALP -One Simp oaOry Prei. (trick  riachlne, with screen, elevators, and a  Johnson dry pao ; also 2 Cornell Hand Pretiea;. all iu  Kood nriter. ami f cry little used. Apply'to Bricksi Room  616, Board of Trade, Montreal. '���������    ���������  DOUBLE TUBE.  Bant O.O. D. to any address.  Will mall lection If reQuaeted.  Wm. B. Northam; Toronto, Ont.  ^ 'THE VALUE OF    CALVERT'S  ���������> Carbolic DI������lnfoctanto. Soape, Olnt.  merit Tooth Powdera, etc., hnvo boon  awuriiod 100 medals and diplomas for superior  excollonoo. Their regular useprovour, infectious dlBeiiHOO. Ask your doalor to obtain a  supply.    Lints imviltd true on application.  F. C. 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Phlejm, Dlarrhte)������i  Nerrous Debility, Sloooleseness, Despondeney,  ByBarry & 0������., qg*  London, W., also in Paris, U  Rue  de Oastljilion,' L_  at all Orooers, Chemists, and Stores everywhere la tl������  la, 3 , fid., 6s.. 51b., Us.   Sent oarriaje free.     Also X  Parry's Roralcnta Biscuits, In tins, 3s. 6d. aad ���������������.    -  A,enU for Canada: The X. Eat������i Co.. Lustitsd, Taiynto  Unrivalled  One of the most valuable products of the farm  is a fine  crop of Mangels.    To grow the  heaviest crops, the very finest selections of seed must be sown.  STEELE, BRIGGS5 Prize Mammoth or Giant  Dm. J H3 A y f-CI I* the greatest weight-producer known. Requires deoc  K6Q If!ftfinUEL enriched soil,' and will yield enormous crops of cl  sound, well-formed roots of great weight. Price by mail (post-paid) per lb., aao  5 lb. lots or over, 19c. lb., or 4c. per lb. less if purchaser pa>s carriage.  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'.>������������������.-'.'���������  Arc Cheapest to buy  The Safest to plant  If You Wish a  Good ^Crop, Use  Steek Briggs'  3LlaCL/3 ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  Send your name tor  CATALOGUE, it  contains useful  and valuable in-  formation  STEELE, BRIGOS'  ...Famous Garden,  Flower and Field Root  Seeds are sold by leading  .........merchants everywhere  Should you be unable to  obtain them from your merchant/  send your order direct to "HEAD-  ���������ji ���������'**, J- QUARTERS" and secure  A thorough  germination  test  is made with  all . Garden,  Flower and Field Root feeds Ixiore  they are sent out, and  a Field Trial is  made  upon our  own grounds each season,to, prove their  quality.    Tho utmost care is given in th������ interest of buyers and planters, or   OT   *r   *T   *r   ������r   W   ar  The Increased product with Good Seeds many times exeeeds  the difference in cost from using inferior, low-priced Seeds.  ro.nu������. ������������>-> w���������������     ^ee *^at ** ^ wP������n ^ labels and  ^S'S'S" supplies-   All enquiries promptly answered.  m  JW'  i1""T������-w -rr ���������  C THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MAY 6 , 1899.  ^beflDininGlRevtevp  BATUEDAY MAY   6, 1899  LESS TOWER.  It is time the people of Canada took  a closer look into the incidental (?) expenses   of   those   in   authority   and  adopted some measure whereby annual  extravagance can be curtailed.   In the  auditor-general's report, just issued, we  ������ee Minister Turte taking over $15,000  to iix up an   oflice with tumblers, decanters, liquors etc.,   and   when questioned about it the reply is, it requires  a certain expenditure to keep up the  dignity of state.     While we   are not  averse to a man's treating a friend to a  ,   glass of champagne if lie wants to, we  fail to see where dignity comes in  by  lavishing thexnoney of tlie people on  bottles of champagne and bad whiskey.  Of course cabinet ministers are, like  other people, at  liberty  to use their  own money as  they see  proper ;  but  when public opinion is divided on the  advisability of using liquor as  a memento   of .friendship,   the   waste   of  money in this way should not be tolerated.  But it is not alone in this way that  public money is wasti-d. The public  accounts show the following expenditures of the present government in the  last two years in travelling:  Sir W. Laurier in Europe 7,000  Sir W. Laurier in Canada  1,133  Sir Louis Davies     510  Mr. Tarte  1,291  Mr. Blair  1,299  Mr. Sifton  1,221  Mr. Borden  1,870  Mr. Mulock, for 1898 only .'....'1,000  Mr. Fisher  1,101  Mr. Fitzpatrick      390  Sir Richard, for 1S97 only      501  Mr. Fielding ���������.     250  Travelling of all hands, with  banquets for International  Commission 33,600  It may be argued, and very truthfully, that the late government spent  large sums in travelling also; but admitting the statement to be a fact it  ' does not justify the .waste of public  money '.' indiscriminately. It is, of  course, hard for the public to say just  when business calls a minister to take  atrip; but so" free are the hands of  governments in these matters that  usually whenever, they want to take a  pleasure trip for their own recreation  ���������and enjoyment, the railways place a  private car at their disposal, and the  public are taxed with the shot. ��������� What  we want to show is that this expenditure should be controlled as a properly  constituted business concern would  control its daily outlays. Actual expenses in needed public service should  be met, and other payments should be  charged to the ministers personally.  Go through the country again and you  will see officials crowded in here and  there, with salaries and incidentals, a  heavy and useless charge on the public  treasury.   . y,'...-.-Y  It is safe to say that if all this service was reduced to that of a well-  managed corporation, as the C. P.' R.  for instance, at least a million a, year  could be saved to the public. We believe it would be in the interest of  Canada/if a permanent Board of businessmen and accountants was appointed to control the entire expenditures of the government in these channels. The public accounts committee  of the House will never do it. That  committee has always on it a majority  of partizan slaves of ihe dominant  party of the House, and they will always swaar to the judiciousness of the  expenditures of their masters. They  know that throwing out an account is  always proof of the extravagance of  their party, and they never can allow  the country to hear of news like that.  ing, calling for fuither drains on the  treasury, so there is no hope for the  construction of the necessary wagon  roads from the government. There is,  for instance, urgent demand for wagon  roads up to the Queen Bess and the  Reco mines, with branches to other  convenient mines to these trunk roads;  and, though private subscriptions  could readily be got for most of the  cost of both roads, the government  cannot be induced to advance the balance. With proper municipal institutions, all this could readily be removed. Tlie government collects all  I the personal property tax of the province,and receives but������90,000altogether  from that source. They collect all the  realty tax of the country outside of  the municipalities, and receive but]  5125,000 from that source also, or a  little better than $200,000 from both.  If we had municipal institutions the  country over, with power to collect  realty and personal taxation, at least  ������500,000 would be collected, which  would be quite ample to meet all local  requirements.' Anyone who looks into  the matter fully'will.see that the rates  of the government are low, and omissions are very common. The circumstances show that assessments nnd  taxation on present lines are most un-  satisfactory-in short satisfactoiy work  on such long ranges is wholly out of  the question. Give us municipal government, if even of a territorial char-  actor, with power to assess on proper  valuation and all the roads, bridges  and trails required in the country can  readily be built from local resources  Justice Walk em Judgement iu  Famous Mining Suit.  Everybody     knows    that   the   establishment   of   a   mint   in   Canada  would  give   employment   to a large  number    ot   men.       It   would   also  keep a lot of money in the   country  that is now" paid out in   royalty   on  the gold,   silver   and   copper   we get  coined in Great Britain for circulation  and security at home;   and yet every  bank, and every man who is a large  holder of  bank stocks in the country  opposes a mint in Canada.   The ordinary citizen will enquire the reason of  this.   You have it fully explained by  going into a bank and asking a teller  to cash a cheque or a draft, or pay a  bill.   He will invariably hand you out  the bills of his own bank.   He wants  to keep the promises to pay, we might  even say  the promissory notes, of his  own institution abroad in circulation  instead of his cash.   A business man  would rather pay an account with a  promissory note than, with cash, when  it costs him no interest to do so, and  the same is true of Banks and bank  owners.   This is   quite natural;  but  tha question is,   whether  should the  people of Canada through their representatives   allow their  own   personal  intersts or those of the bankers prevail  in legislation.   This is the whole question in a nutshell.  R������ssland, B.C.,  April 29���������The great  law suit of the Iron Mask and tlie Centre Star developed   rather sensational  features yesterday.    Expert Clarence  King finished   his testimony shortly  after the court met yesterday morning.  E. P. Davis then made a formal application to do certain experimental work  in that  part of the   disputed   ground  known as the Centre Star winze.' This  is the third time the defendants have  made (his motion to explore tlie plain-  tiiPs working*,in order to demonstrate  the truth'of tlie facts alleged by them.  Twice they have failed,  but yesterday  thoy   obtained   tlie' wished-lor  order.  E. V. Bodwell, for the plaintiffs, most  vigorously opposed the order, and the  whole ofthe court's time was taken up  by tlie consideration of  the application.   At tho conclusion'of the argument, Mr. Justice Walkem   delivered  judgement, allowing   the   defendant's  workings and granting them leave to  do the further-work asked.   Mr. Bodwell at once asked   for a stay of proceedings   until   an appeal   could   be  hoard, but it was finally arranged that  all details, including the exact form of  the order, should be settled when the  court meets this morning.   It is, however, only the details that  will come  up.   The court has   already   granted  the order asked.   Mr. Bodwell slated  that, without question,  he would insist on an an adjournment of the whole  case until an appeal from tlie order  could be disposed of, and, if the order  was finally allowed on appeal a further  adjournment    would   be    necessary.  There is no doubt that the plaintiffs  will resort to any  and every possible  means to prevent  the carrying, out of  the order.   If the judge decides to proceed  with   the trial,   and grants   the  order Mr. Bodwell, counsel for the Iron  Mask case,   will,   under  no   circumstances, withdraw from the case, but  may decide to refuse to oil'er any evidence, in case tlie court  refuses' to allow   an adjournment.    It   is   beyond  doubt a  great victory for the Centre  Star people.   The granting of the mo-  lion will be a substantial advantage, in  any event' of   the case.    It has been  stated   on  the streets here   that this'  practically ends the case, but that is  entirely  untrue,   and there is  a long  fight before the court yet.  Happy,  healthy childhood !     Every childless  woman feels a tugging- at  her heart - strings  when    she   sees  .j- another   woman's  %. happy,    healthy  '"   rollicking  baby.  Motherhood is wo-  j', man's   supremest  ^, duty and  her su-  \? premest   happi-  Sp ness.   ,   Even   in  i& childhood    she  i*  shows how deeply  ij. this sentiment is  implanted in her  breast  when ,she  f ./������/"��������� P1 a y s - with   her  iW dolls.     There are  fjf th o,u sands   of  otherwise    happy  .j- wives in  t li i s  "^   world   who   only  lack the  thrilling  touch of a first-born's fingers'to complete  their happiness.  Every wife may be the mother of happy,  robust children who will. Thousands of  women who had lived years of cheerless,  childless wedded life, or whose babies have  been born to them weak and sickly, soon  to die, are now happy mothers of healthy  children, and bless Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription for the wonders it has accomplished for them. This great medicine acts  directly aud only on the delicate and important organs that bear the burden of maternity. It makes them itiong, healthy,  vigorous and elastic. It allays inflammation, heals ulceration, and tones and  strengthens, the nerves. It banishes the  discomforts of the expectant months aud  makes baby's advent easy and almost painless. It insures a healthy child and an  ample supply of ������ nouiishmeut. Honest  dealers will not offer worthless substitutes  for the sake of a little added profit.  " I cannot say euough in praise of Dr. Pierce's  Favorite Prescription, as it has undoubtedly  saved my life," writes Mrs. Florence Hunter, of  Corley, Logan Co., Ark. "I miscarried four  times; could get no medicine to do me any good.  After taking several bottles of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription I made my husband a present of a fine girl."  Free ! Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser. For paper-covered copy-send  31 one-cent stamps, to cover customs and  mailing only. Cloth-bound sostamps. Address Dr. E.V. Pierce, Buffalo, N.Y. Awhole  medical library in one 1000-page volume.  fUNINQ STOCKS  AIID OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Eepresentatiori Guaranteed^  Harris  SANDON. B. C.  o ���������  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.  The eight-hour law would be much  more acceptable all around to both  parties, if it left freedom of action  between owners and men as to over  time, and only enforced a. penalty  where men were compelled toYwork  oyer eight hours for the day's wages!  This would have left men who consider longer time than eight hours a  day dangerous to health, at liberty to  protect themselves, and permit those  who want to work over time to do so.  As it stands it destroys the liberty of  the subject, which is a dangerous proceeding in any country, and under any  circumstances.'  PAIN IN THE BACK.  "I suffered with pain in the back for  over a year and could not get it cured.  Three bottles of Hagyard's Yellow Oil  removed the pain entirely." Marshal  Miller, McGregor, P.O., Man.  I.  Having opened business in the  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared to do all kinds of Boos  and Shoe Making and Repairing in tho  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO ORDER TOO SMALL  ANB NONE TOO LAEQE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  Carries the largest stock of pipes  in the Slocan. They must be  sold. A' reward ,of $1,000 is  oflered for the discovery of any  dealer who is selling this class  of goods cheaper.  Reco Avenue, Sandon.  City Council.  A HAMILTON LADY  PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.       ,  There   is not another province  in  Canada  as. badly in need   of public  road*,' as  this is, and there is not another in which   legislation stands as  much in the way of their construction.  Our mines can only be developed as  they should be by th������ construction of  trails and   wagon roads.    Trams are  expensive, and can only be utilized by  large and   well   advanced  properties.  Yet the ways and means to construct  these roads is the problem.   Ask the  government for a grant, aiid they will  tell you   that   interest   on loans   expended on parliament buildings, bonuses to railways, loans to municipalities for irrigation and other   public  improvements on the coast so far consume the annual receipts,   that they  can do nothing.   Schools are increas"  I  m^t^ajMii^L^^^iMlllM'MRiaiiliMl^lU^  Finds Laxa-Liver Pills a perfect  cure for Sick Headache.  Fully ninety por cent, of tho women of  this country suffer from sick headache.  Liver disorder and constipation are at  the bottom of tho trouble.  Laxa-Liver Pills cure tlie headache by  correcting the cause.        ���������  And they do their work easily and  perfectly without any gripe, pain or  sickening..  But tho Hamilton lady wo referred to���������  Hor namo is Mrs. John Tonilinson.  Her address is 107 Steven St. North.  This is what slid says : ��������� .  '"Being troubled with sovoro headaches, I was advised by a friend to try  Laxa-Liver Pills. . I only required to  use., half-a bottlo when the headaclio  Vanished and I have not been troubled  witli it since."  Laxa-Liver Pihs. 25c,  all druggists.  Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup ia  the simplest, safest, quickest cure for all  coughs and colds of children or adults.  Price 25o.  The city council met Monday evening last with a full representation of  the board.  The following accounts were recommended to be paid by the finance committee :���������  Salaries for April 8353 79  Karr & Wilson    88 20  Geo. Lovatt      4 70  H. Byrrs & Co     67 00  Jaa. Martin    60 00  B. C. Gazette ,    18 45  Paystreak.;....;.........:;........:......   19 00  Mining Review........'.............:..   13 00  Office reRt......./..    30 00  Steam heat...Y..::........................   10 00  W. and L. service 'for April.....:; 215 75  Sundries.....:.......................v....;. 15 34  Rent of Court House......;.......;.   15 00  A_ communication .was read from  Folliet & McMillan/asking leave to put  a water wheel in Carpenter creek, was  received and fyled.  A petition was received from Chas.  Pearson, and signed by a large number  of citizens praying that a theatre license be granted to the Central Music  ���������Hall, which was referred to the order  of motions. Then a resolution was  made prohibiting the re-op3ning'of  the Gomique, which was lost by an  amendment to the effect that that institution be allowed to re-open by paying a license of $30 per week. As Aid.  Thompson, Buckley and McDonald  opposed the. re-opening of the comique  the rest of the council had to favor it  to carry the amendment.  The mayor was asked to apppint a  committee to see if a desirable location for a cemetery could be secured.  Established in 1895.  E, M, SANDILANDS,  SLOCAN  MINES  Sandon, B. C.  MiniDg Stocks bought and sold.   General agent for Slocan properties.  Promising prospects for sale.  PAYNE MINING COMPANY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,  Limited.  Notice is hereby given that a gen.  eral meeting of the Payne Mining  Company of British Columbia, Limited, will be held at the offices of the  Company in Sandon, B.C., on Monday,  the 29th day of May, 1899, at 12 o'clock  noon for the purpose of disposing of  the whole, or any portion, of the assets, rights, privileges and franchises  of the said Company, and for the transaction of such other business as maybe lawfully brought before the meeting: ''', ���������  Dated at Sandon. 22nd of April A.D.  1S99.  F. E. SAEGEANT,  "Y Secretary.  Croft's Blend���������the best Scotch  Whiskey in Canada at the  Clifton.  John Buckley, Proprietor.  M.'L. Grimrnett, ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,   Notary  Puplic, Etc.  Sandon,    B. C.  ANb  MCMILLAN  FUR  & WOOL CO.  EXPOETEES AND IMPOETEES.  200 to '208 First Ave. No.  niNNEdFOLIS, niNN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  NV������������Slr*r|r������������^BrA^������^������ rfc* ������"&"������ ������"&* ������*&���������* **&* C&"������������*&������fA,*r&"������������0&"������  ������>J{ Jf.    Jf.     Jp. ���������   Jf*     Jf. 1   JJ>      Jf.      Jf.      Jp.      Jf.      Jp.     Jf.     Jft     Jf.     Jf.  4������  JUSTARRIVED^**-  Indians Make Trouble  In Alaska.  Victoria, May 1.���������-The news of an exciting encounter between whites and  Indians, on the trail to Klukwan and  Boulder Creek in Alaska, is reported  by the steamer Danube. The party  attacked was the Haines trail commit-,  tee, who had raised fundu, located  camps, and started to open a summer  trail to Klukwan and thence to Boulder  Creek. The natives took exception to  the intrusion of the white men and,  about 200 strong and well armed,  started to drive off the workers, who  retreated into the mission. The United  States authorities were appealed to,  with the result that the chiefs and  several bucks are now prisoners at  Haines.  H*  #  12 CASES OF STATIONERY  Sandon.  MS ������$>   <4p   tj*   .a.   ������j>������    .A.    w)>    ������fc������    *fe.    *&?���������   ���������&������   ������&���������   ������5ft������   <A������   Kfe. Jft5  CLIFFE & CO..  ^���������v ��������� ���������>o^> "^n^y ��������� ^55^������ ^b^ ��������� **m^*s'\f jog?, lws^  fiSSfif * fiW&* JSS0 " fi&l* jS& " 0&f*\r>^B*s * ^VTh.  Vfcfc  '^TCfcK ��������� ^1^  f ���������'..''.. ..-.������������������'.. 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George Mathias Spencer, in a bulldinc situated upon Lot numbered Six (6) in Block numbered Flee (5) in the City of Sandon, aud  known as Spencer's hall, fronting on Reoo  Avenue in the said City of Sandon, and the  property of the said plaintiff,  To recover tho sum of $107.48 amount of  said exeoutlon, and also Interest on $-103.08 at  $6 per cuntum perannum from the 6th day of  December, 189s, until payment, besides  Sheriff's poundage, Officer's lees and all other  legal Incidental expenses.  AH of.whieh I shall exposo for sale', or sum- ���������  dent thereof to satisfy said Judgment, debt  and oests at the front of my oflice, next to the  Courthouse, in the City of Nelson on tho 8th  day of May, A. D. 1899, at the hour of Eleren  o'elooK in the forenoon.  Dated at Ssndon, B. C, May 2nd. 1889.  ' Note���������Intending purchasers:   -will   satlsfr  themselves as to  interest and title  of said  Plaintiff. ���������..������������������'  S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootonay.  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Do you see this  package?  keep it in  your mind  and when you ask  for "Athlete '  See that this is  what you get.  mm  &  m Jack was seated,  in a most preoari-  ous position on the iop of a small yellow wagon, and was lashing out furiously    at her    ponokomitax    with    a  wooden-handled,      two-thonged    quirt  which she had just got from1 a Peigan,  Indian   in   exchange   for _ a blue-silk  ��������� handkerchief.     Her cayuses wore two  chairs securely strapped to the wagon,  with various parts of her bridle,    the  light-yellow one, with both arms missing, representing to her lively imagin-|  ation a fine buckskin steed; the other,  which had originally    been    a respec-  '/flble  piece of walnut  furniture,   but  &ad   apparently    stood   the  stress    of  much  bad    weather,  until  it  had  as- j  turned a mottled, degraded aspect, do- |  ing  duty  as  a vicious,  unmanageable '  pin to.  Jack    and    her  spirited  team  were  drawn up com'fortably in tho parallelo- '  gram of shade before the shack, 'and .  from time to time, during her imgain- i  ary  race over a prairie infested with '  hostile Indians, she would let fly  an ;  arrow from  the bow which  was her !  latest  treasure, shriek  out  delighted-!  ly and blood-thirstily, "Another Indian  bites the dust 1" and then fall to lashing her' steeds more    furiously than  ever  in her    attemfpt  to    escape  her  pursuers.  There may be misguided people who  think that a little girl only seven and  a half years old and of exceptionally  aristocratic lineage should  have been  engaged in more    ladylike pursuits��������� j  playing with dolls,  for example.     It .  is true that' Jack had dolls,  but she j  never played with them1. Ignorant and j  unthinking    but kindly    relatives   in j  England had sent her dolls from time i  to  time���������dolls   with beautiful  flaxen j  hair  and languishing  violet-blue eyes, '  ���������but they wero all carefully put away,  and were regarded by Jack with either  unconcealed    contempt or  perfect  in-.  difference.     Jack was not that kind of ,  little girl.     She was as straight and ;  lithe and active as a boy, and her big i  gray    eyes looked   out  curiously ��������� and  fearlessly    from    a tangle    of    short, I  dark-biown hair on a world all  level  prairie, and towering Rockies, and Indians, and orderlies in scarlet  tunics,  and ponies, and government traps, and  Lec-Melford    rifles.      Her    baptismal  names were Jacqueline  Alberta  Mar-  joribanks.     Sho had been offered up,  when too young  to protest  except  by  unintelligible screams, at the altar of  her ancestors, and had been basely imposed  upon    and    m'ade  to  bear    the  names of people who wero- absolutely  unknown and    uninteresting    to  her.  No  one slopped   to   consider   that  because,  her mother's   grandmother had  been  a   noted    French    beauty���������Mile.  , Jacqueline d'JErlinot���������that was no very  'good  reason  for   naming  after  her  a  helpless English infant, who was certainly no beauty at lhat early period  of her career.     They simply told the  officiating clergyman,  and  he  poured  a silver goblet of water over her convulsed countenance and inexorably announced lhat her name was Jacqueline.  Her molher, having thus established a  claim for her side of the family, gave  way to'her'husband, and Captain Eviston put in    a .counter-claim! for    his  family by annexing "Marjoribanks" to  "Jacqueline." "Alberta"      was     a  joint concession to the reigning family  and an official recognition of tho fact  that Jacqueline rejoiced in the same  birthday as the Prince of Wales. This  magnificent profusion of names was  -luckily reduced in daily practice to  "Jack," which was a most happy and  appropriate name for her. Life was  too short and exciting in that little  out-of-the-way corner of the Canadian  Northwest Territory to waste time in  bestowing majestic appellations' on  any one.. . The garcon manque effect  about Jack impressed every ono. - She  could ride as straight and' almost as  far as her father, never rising: to, the  trot to ease her tired little bones, but  sitting proudly and firm'ly in her boy's  saddle; and she had a way of cantering widely and carelessly down hills,  and of urging her fourteen-hand pony,  Nellie, across swift little mountain  streams, and up and down impassable  trails, that was decidedly masculine,  and caused the grown-ups with her  to shudder as they followed unwillingly. Broken toys had no place in  her existence, but a lam'e pony, was a  calamity of moment, and ; to be obliged  to go in the trap instead of being allowed to ride her bronco when her father  went on one o' his forty-mile drives to  un outlying detachment.was enj of the  greatest..sorrows that life hald for her;  She observed cartain proprieties in  her riding which were rather puzzling.  Although she loved her boy's saddle to  tho utter exclusion of even the most  fascinating of pigskin side-saddles, yet  she scorned to be seen riding in knickerbockers. They were, usually, modestly hidden under a full kilt of blue  Berge. That fact, however, did not  prevent her appearing at any time in  a pair of gorgeous buckskin snaps, -  embroidered up the sides and adorned  with innumerable erinne skns. There  seemed to be a subtle difference between knickerbockers and shaps that  appealed   to Jack. .  Jack knew a great many  things lhat  older   people   were ignorant   of.     She  possessed a fund , of   miscellaneous information, and   there was an odd sort  of reliability and steadiness about her  that struck one as quite 'wonderful, and  grown-up people were continually startling   themselves  by  discovering    that  ..they were  talking   to,her and consulting her as if she were as old as them-  ���������   selves.     It seemed quite natural    for  Jack ��������� to know   that common bluing was  better   than   lime for a saddle-gall, although one would not ordinarily except  children of her age   to have   ideas  on  'such a subjetc; and no One seemed   to  'think it was asking a great deal of her  ���������to suggest casually  that she should go  ���������forth on her pony, bareback, and scour;  !the surrounding prairie for  the riding-  corses, and drive  them into  the corral.  She was also  allowed   to go  back and  forth to Highwood, the nearest village, quite alone, and entirely unchecked by the fact that she was almost certain to encounter wild cattle  and roving Indians. Indeed, ihdiahs  were hor special delight. Sho had  numberless friends among them, and  had picked up a colloquial knowledge  of the Blackfoot language, and was always flatteringly interested in pony-  races and horse.-Bwappingi expeditions.  The Indians, on their side, wero gravely polite to Jack, and would say  "How!" impressively when they met on  the trail;, and they would offer to let  her ride their trioky little ponies  while thoy waited to see , tho inspector  and would applaud her pluck and laugh  delightedly when sho would fearlessly  mount one and go bucking nnd plunging about the inclosure. Unless such  good times were summarily cut short  by the appearance.of her mother on  (he veranda, Jack would enjoy herself  hugely, ', and would ask innumerable  questions of the Indians, and inform  herself thoroughly-as to tho movements of the different tribes: just  when (h2 Stonies would come to trade  wilh the JPeigans, and when the Kool-  enais might bci expected to visit the  Bloods, and other kindred topics of  burning interest.  The Peigan scout and tho half-breed  interpreter of (he post were special  friends, and usually acted as umpires  in any bargaining difficulties. As  scarcely a day passed that she did not  add to her store of Indian, treasures  by exchanging penknives and sashes  and ribbons' for porcupine head-dresses' and fire-pouches and charms, their  services were often in demand. The  disappearance of various articles of  civilized and .luxurious' childish apparel simultaneously with the appearand of evil-:mslling Indian trophies  was the cause of much woe to Airs.  Eviston.  "What can Jack want with them?"  she would ask her husband plaintively.  "I can't go around the corner of the  shaok but 1 see some dreadful-looking  Indian hanging over tho inclosure and  dangling an embroidered beltoracou-  stick or a bead charm before Jack, who  seems porfecly fascinated with the  horrid things. And how she ever  nukes- thsm undeistand passes my  comprehension. But .she seems to  talk their impossible language quite  intelligibly, and it is really very convenient when thsy coma around with  berries and things, and Doyle happens  lo be' away. Bui I wish she -would  study her arithmetic."  TO be Continued.  CHAPTER  VII.  (/Concluded.)  We had all been warned to appear  before the magistrates upon the Thursday," but when the Thursday came  there was no occasion for our testimony. A higher Judge had taken the  matter in1 hand, and , Jefferson Hope  had been summoned 'before a tribunal  where strict justice would be r. -ted  out to him. On the very night aiter  his capture the aneurism, burst, and  be was found in the morning stretched  upon the floor of tho cell, with a placid  smile upon his face, as though he had  been able in his dying moments to lqok  back upon a useful life and on work  well done.      .  "Gregson and Lestrade will be wild  about his death/' Holmes remarked, as  we chatted it over , next evening.  "Where will' their grand advertisement be now?"    '  "I don't see that they had.much to  do with his capture," I answered.   ���������  "What you do in this world is a  matter of no consequence," .returned  my companion bitterly, "The question is, what can you mako people believe that you have done? Never  mind," he continued,, more brightly,  after a pause, "I would not have missed the investigation for anything.  There has been no better case within  my -recollection. "Simple as it was,  there were several most instructive,  points, about  it:**  "Simple I" I ejaculated.  "Well, really, it can; hardly ,be described ias otherwise,". said'Sherlock  Holmes, smiling at my surprise. "The  proof of its intrinsic simplicity is that  without any help, save a few very  ordinary deductions, 1 was able to lay  ray hand upon ��������� the criminal within  three, days."  "That is true," said I.  "1 have already explained to you  that what is out of the common is  usually a guide rather than a hindrance. In solving a problem of this  sort, the grand thing is to be able to  reason backward. That is a very  useful accomplishment , and a very  easy one, but people do not practice  it much. In the every-day affairs of  life it is more useful to reason forward  and so the other comes to bo neglected. There are fifty, who can reason  synthetically for one who can, reason  analytically." ���������"',.'  "1 confess," said I, "that I do not  quite follow you." '-'���������'..  "1 hardly expected that you would.  Let me see if I can make it clear.  Most people, if you describe a train of  events to them, will tell you what the  result would be. They can put those  events together in their minds, and  argue from them ��������� that something will  come to pass. There/are few people,  however, if you told' them a result,  would be able to evolve from their own  inner consciousness what the steps  were which led up to that result.  This power is what I mean when I  talk of reasoning backward, or analytically."  "I understand," said-.1.  "Now, this was a case in which you  were given the result'and had to find  everything else for yourself. Now,  let mo endeavor to show you tho different steps in my reasoning. To begin at the beginning. I approached  the house, as you know, on foot, and  with my mind entirely free from all  impressions. I naturally, began by examining the road-way, and there, as  I have already explained to youi, I saw  clearly the marks of a cab, which, I  ascertained by inquiry, must have been  ihero during the night. I satisfied  myself that it was a cab, and not,, a  private carriage, by tho narrow gauge  of the wheels. The ordinary London  growler is considerably less wido than  a gentleman's brougham.  "This was the first point gained. I  then walked slowly down tho garden  path, which happened to bo composed  of a clay soil, i>eculiarly suitable for  taking impressions. No doubt it appeared to you to bo a mere trampled  lino of slush, but to my trained eyes  every mark upon its surface had a  meaning. There is no branch of detective science which is so important  and so much neglected as the art of  tracing footsteps. Happily, I have  always laid great stress upon it, and  much practice has made it second nature to me. I saw the heavy footmarks of the constables, but I saw  also the tracks of the two men who  had first passed through the garden.  It was easy to tell that they had been  before the others, because in places  their marks had been entirely obliterated by the others coming upon the lop  of them. In- this way, my second link  was formed, which told me that tho  nocturnal visitors wore two in number, one remarkable for his height, as  I calculated from the length of his  stride, and the other fashionably  dressed, to judge from the small and  elegant impression left by his boots.  "Oil entering the houso this last inference was confirmed. My well-booted man lay before me. The tall one,  then, had done the murder, if murder  there was. There wa3 no wound upon  the dead man's person, but the agitated expression upon his face assured me  that he had foreseen his fate before it  came upon him, Men who die from  heart disease or any sudden natural  cause never by any chance exhibit  agitation upon their features. Having sniffed the dead man's lips, 1 detected a slightly sour smell, and I  came to the conclusion that he had had  poison forced upon him. Again, I argued that it had been forced upon  him, from the haired and fear expressed upon his face. By the" method of  exclusion' I had arrived at this result,  for no other hypothesis would meet the  facts. Do ��������� not imagine that it was a,  very unheard-of idea. The forcible  administration of poison is by no  means a now thing in criminal annals.  Thei cases of Dolsky, in Odessa, and of  Leturier, in Montpellier, <will occur at  once to any  toxicologist.  "And now came the great question  as to the reason why. llobbery had  not been the object of the murder, for  nothing was taken. Was it politics,  then, or was it a woman ? That was  tho. question which confronted me. I  was inclined from the first to the latter supposition, Political assassins  are only too glad to do their work and  to fly. This murder had, on the contrary, been done (most deliberately,  and the perpetrator had left bis tracks  all over the room, showing lhat he had  been there all the time. It must have  been a private wrong, and not a i>ol i-  tical one, which called for such a  methodical revenge. When (he inscription was discovered upon the wall  I was more inclined than ever to my  opinion., The thing was too evidently  a blind. ; When tho ring was found,  however, it settled the question. Clearly the murder had used it to remind  hisi victim of soine dead or absent woman. It- was at this point that J asked Gregson whether he had inquired in  bis telegram to Cleveland as to any  particular point in Mr. Drebber's former, career. He answered, you remember, in :the negative.  "I then proceeded to make a careful examination of the room, which  confirmed me in my opinion as to the  murderer's height, and furnished me  with 'the additional detail as to the  Triebinopoly cigar and the length of  his nails. I had already come to the  conclusion, since there was no signs  of -a- struggle, that the blood which  covered the floor had burst from the  muderer's nose in his excitement. I  could ���������perceive.'-,thai the track of blood  coincided with the (rack of his feet.  It. is seldom that any man,.unless he  is-.very full-blooded, breaks out in lhis  way through emotion, so I hazarded  the opinion that the criminal was probably .a robust" nnd ruddy-faced man.  Events proved that I had judged cor-  lelegraphed to the head of tho police  at Cleveland, liniiling my inquiry lo  the circumstances connected with (he  marriage of Enoch Drebber. The answer was conclusive. It mid me that  Drebber had already applied for the  protection o������ the law against an old  rival in love, named Jefferson Hope,  and that this same Hope was at present- in Europe. I knew now (hat I  held the. id no'to the myslery in my  hand, and all (hat remained was lo .secure lhe murderer.  "1 had already determined in my  own mind that tlie man who had walked into the house wilh Drebber was  none- other than the man who had  driven the cab. The marks in the  road showed me that the horse had  wandered oh in a way which it would  have been impossible had theje been  any one in charge of it. AVhere, then,  could the driver be, unless he were inside the house? Again, il is absurd lo  suppose, that any sane man would  carry (out a deliberate crime under the  very (ayes, as it were, ot a third person, who was sure to betray him. Lastly, supposing one man wished to dog  another through London, what better  means could he adopt than to turn  cab-driver? . All these considerations  led mo to the ii resistible conclusion  that Jefferson Hope was to be found  among the jarveys of the metroplis.  "If he had been one there was no  reason to believe that ho had ceased  to be. On the contrary, from his  point of view, any sudden change  would  be likely  to draw attention to  himself. He would probably, for a  time al least, continue to perform his  duties. There was no reason to suppose that he was going under an assumed name. Why should he change  hisi namo in a country where no one  knew his original ono { I therofore  organized my street-arab detective  corps, and sent them systematically to  every cab proprietor in London, until  they ferreted out the man that I  wanted. How well they succeeded and  how quickly I took advantage of it  are still fresh in your recollection. Tho  murder of Stangerson was an incident  which was entirely unexpected, but  which could hardly in any case have  beesn prevented. Through it, as you  know, 1 camo into possession of lhe  pills, the existence of which I had already surmised, you see, the whole  thing is a chain of logical sequences  without a break or flaw."  "It is wonderful 1" I cried, "Your  merits should be xmblicly recognized.  You should xiublish an account of the  case.     If you won't, I will for you."  "You may do what you like, doctor,"  he answered. "See here 1" ho continued, handing a paper over to me; "look  at this I"  It was the "Eoho'"for tho day, and^  the paragraph to which he pointed was  devoted to tho case in question.  "Tho public," it said, "have lost a  sensational treat through the sudden  death of the man Hope, who was suspected of the murder of Mr. Enoch  Drebber and of Mr. Joseph Stangerson.  The details of the case will probably  never be known'now, though we are  informed upon good authority that'the  crime was the result of an old-standing and romantic feud, in which love  and Mormonism bore a part. II seems  that both the victims belonged, in  their younger days, to the Latter-Day  Saints, and Hope, the deceased prisoner, hails also from Salt Lake City. If  the case has had no other effect, il at  leasl 'brings out in tho most striking  manner the efficiency of our detective  police force, and will servo as a lesson  to all foreigners that thoy will do  wisely to sei-lla' their feuds at home,  aud not to carry them on to British  soil. It is an open secret that the  credit of this smart capture belongs  entirely to the well-known Scotland  Yaid officials, Messrs. Lestrade and  Gregson. ' .The man was apprehended, it appears, in the rooms of a  certain Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who has  himself, as an amateur, shown some  talent in the detective line, and who,  wilh such instructors, may hope in  time to attain to some degree of their  skill. II is expected that a testimonial of some sort will be presentod to  the lwo officers as a fitting recognition of their  services.''  'Didn't, I tell you .when we started ?" cried Sherlock Holmes, with a  laugh. "Thai's the result of all our  Study in Scarlet; to get them a testimonial 1"  "Never mind," I answered; "I have  all lhe facts in my journal, and Lhe  public shall know them. In the mean-  lime, you must mako yourself contented by the consciousness of success, like  the Hoinan miser���������  " 'Populus  me sibilat,  at mihi plaudo  Tp-se donni simul ac nummos conlemp-  lar in area.'"  Tho End.  5*  TIRED AND LANGUID  THE EXPERIENCE OP AN  ABLE YOUNG LADY.  ESTIML  DANGERS OF MATCH. MAKING.  J'nrlher Kcnoi-ts on the Uieoftlie HiMllaucn  sable Yollow .sulphur.  Phosphorus friction ' matches have  been made for sixty-six years and no  satisfactory subslitule for tho yel.ow  chemical product which is the igniting  agency has been discovered. Some  Governments discourage . their manufacture on account of the danger io  which the persons making them are  exposed of contracting necrosis, or mor-  tiiication of the lower jaw. In .Russia the tax on lhe manufacture of  vellow phosphorus matcbes is so high  lhat they are being displaced by safety  matches. Holland and Belgium limit  ihe use of the chemical. Most consumers, however, want, a match that  in iy be ignited anywhero, and yellow  phosphoius is the best means of producing this result yet known. II was  hoped whjn red phosphorus was first  produced in 1815 that this innoxious  substance would take the place ofthe  poisonous clement, bulj it does not fill  the bill, though used with satisfactory  results in  the making of safety malch-  j'he evils* resulting from the use of  yellow phosphoius in match factories  have been particularly prevalent in  Ureal Britain, where the Government  has jusl issued a Blue Book containing the reports of Profs. Thorpe and  Oliver and Dr. Cunningham, who were  employed to investigate the subject,  'lhey s.iy the difficulty in the way of  preventing n.crcsis is that yellow  phosphoius is still required to produce  ih:; ���������'aliiki anywhere" matches whioh  the public seem to prefer. They do  not advise that the use of the dangerous el m. nt be prohibited, beciuso  Gieat Britain manufactures largely  for export and prohibition would merely divert this (ratio to other countries  but lhey suggest oerlain measures for  prevenling  tho disease.  They say that their investigation,  which has been extended to eleven  countiies, has revealed no evidence  th.it necrosis is contracted unless the  working people aro deoayed. They  advise that no persons with unsound  teeth be employed, (hat dentistry be  made compulsory, that the utmost  cleanliness of the premises where  milches are made be required and that  Great Britain follow tho oxample of  the Continent and America by substituting machinery for direol handling  in  lhe processes of manufacture.  The main value of these reports is  not (hat they tell much that is new,  but that, as the result of tho most  searching inquiry yeti made, lhey confirm and emphasize the belief already  cuircnt (hat. cleanliness, ventilation  and careful attention to the teeth are  an almost certain preventive of a serious disease that has brought much  suffeiing upon a large body of workmen.  Her ICIooil Wju I'oor and Watery���������Muircred'  t'loiii   dick   MciKlnclici   aud   Fainting  Spells���������How   Slue    Uegulned    UcnltU'l  Bloom.  Tho Recorder,  Brookvillo.  On one of tho finest farms in Wol-  ford township, Grenville county, resides Mi-, and Mrs. Alonzo Smith and  family. Mr. Smith ia perhaps ono of  tho best known men in, the counly, aa  in addition lo being a practical farmer  ho rppressnls several agricultural implement companies. His family, consists of two estimable , daughters, l he  eldest being seventeen years of age.  To a correspondent of - the Brockville  Recorder wjuo rtcenlly called at Mr.  Smith's, Miss Minnie E. "Smith, the  eldest daughter, related the following  story:���������"Aboul two years ' ago I was  taken quite ill. I buoame pals and  languid, and if I undertook to do any  work about the houso, would easily  become terribly fatigued. 1 became,  subjsot to terrible sick headaches, and  my stomach became so weak that I  loathed tcod. My trouble was further  aggravated by weak spells, and, my  feet, winter or, summer, were as cold  as ice; in fact it seemed as if there  was no feeling in them. I tried several  kinds of medioine, but instead of heir*,  ing me I was growing weaker.. Ona day  in Maich, 181'8, my father brought home  a' box of Dr., Williams' Pinkr Pills.' I  immediately discontinued tho other  medicine and hegani taking tho pills,  I found that (hoy helped mo and four  more boxes were procured and by this  time I had finished them I was entirely well. I have never had better  health in my life lhan lam now enjoying. My appetite is now always good,  and I have increased in weight. All'  this is dua to the efficaoy of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I would advise  any other young girl Iroublod as I waa  (o use them, and lhey will certainly  cure if  the directions are followed.     ,  The facts above related are ijupior-  tant to parents, as there are many  young girls jusL budding into womanhood whose condition is, to say tho  least, more critical than their parents  imagine. Their complexion uis pale  and waxy in appearance, troubled  with heart palpitation, headaches,  shortness of breath on the slightest '  exercise, faintnoss and other distressing symptoms which invariably lead  to a premature grave unless prompt  straps aro taken to bring about a natural condition of health. In this emergency no remedy yet discovered cam  supply the place of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, which build aaiew the blood,  strengthen tho nerves and restore the  glow of IheaJlh to pale and sallow,  cheeks. They are oertain cure for all  troubles peculiar to lhe female system,  young or old. These Pills also oure such-  diseases as rheumatism, neuralgia,-  partial paralysis, locomotor ataxia,  St. Vitus' dance, nervous headache,  nervous prostration, the after effects  of la grippe, influenza and severe colds  diseases depending on humors in the  blood, such a^ scrofula, chronic erysipelas, etc. Do not be persuaded to ac-  cepl any imitation, no matter what the  dealer may say who offers it. Imitations never cured any one. See that  the full name Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People is on the wrappei  around every box you buy.  DYING BY WHOLESALE.  .".lrfiil  Storl.cs of starvation   In a Kusslau  1'iovlncc.  A despatch to the London Telegraph  from SI. Petersburg says lhat the Province of Kason, which is inhabited  chiefly by Tartars, is in a condition of  unrest, which is likely to result in a  bad outbreak against the Governm'ent.  M. Goremykin, Minister of' the Interior, has started post-hasto to visit the  district. The situation is the outcome of the terrible famine. Everything has been eaten, including cattle which themselves had died of starvation. Tho people now have only  two meals weekly, and are dwelling in  half-ruined huts, parts of tho roofs and  wood-work of whioh have been used  for  fuel.  The sole occupation of the people is  burying their feliows, who are dying  rapidly of typhus fever. Private benevolence is doing what it can, but it  can do but little to relieve tho distress.  Government aid was delayed owing to  lhe roads being blocked. In many  cases peas? n Is have gone a dozen  versts to obtain bread, and some of  them have died on Ike way. The peasants in some villages attacked the local  authorities, demanding bread, and then  assailed the police. Tho administration at St. Petersburg thereupon decided that energelic measures were necessary to quell tho trouble. Large quantities of corn wore transported by express trains and distributed among the  sufferers. Sanitary detachments of tho  lied Cross Society were sent to combat  the typhus and scurvy, but us soon as  tho Bed Cross people a'rrived the Tartars, who are Mohammedans, spread  rumours that lhey had come lo take  advantage of the misery to compel the  Mohammedans to be baptized into the  Orthodox faith. The Mohammedan  priests fostered this idea. Then tho  rage of the people rose, and they stoned the relief parlies and refused help  from them. . The officials are now trying to pacify them', and have summoned M. Soultanoff, tho Mufti of Orenburg, who will go to Kason to explain  the objects of the Government.  .   'J  {J  1  ;i  I  j  ���������si  ESTIMATED    BY   WEIGHT.  The Sandwich Islanders eslim i&   tho  beauty of women by their weight.  \'% EXPLORING THE IlffilOWl  TWO U.RGE EXPEDITIONS TO START  FOR THE ANTARCTIC IN 1900.  1 The   Honey In  Secured  and  Bliis'aiiil  nml  '' ������einiaiir Will Put llit'in In  :ln> Flflil-  Th-y   Kxpvrt lo   he   Umic  T������������ Veiir-, -  Outline of Itirlr  isi'loitSUii S���������roKrIll^���������l������l���������������������������  The    splendid    donation    of $125,001]  ' which  Mr. L.  W. Langstaff, a Fellow  of the Royal Geographical Society; has  I' 7i-    -        * just   minde  for   (he  purpose  of   equipping   a British   Antarctic     expedition  settled (he question of Great Britain's  participation in the work of discovery  in   that  vast  unknown  expanse  which  h Goranny  will   enter   upon   next  year.  The Royal Geographic.il Society started (he subscription with ������23,000, and  these two donations, . amounting lo  S.15.>,0j0, assure lhe finances of the enterprise. It is not at all unlikely  that the fund will be increased lo al  '--leasL 3200,000, which is the amount (he  society desired lo raise. At any rate,  a .sufficient sum' is already secured to  enable England to co-operate with the  finely equipped Geim.in expedition  which will enter the Antarctic field  next season under the command of the  ������ C '. distinguished Greenland explorer, Dr.  Erich von Drygalski, whose writings  on Arctic glaciers are conceded to bo  the most authoritative "on that topic.  Scientific societies of Great Bjitain  and Germany have been planning  . since 1895 for this renewal, of Antarctic '--exploration on a scale so iargc as  to talce jjart of- the world out of the  realm of the unknown. A year ago  last month the German Commission  met at Leipzig and adopted the plan  of exploration which Drygalski will  set about carrying out next year. It  is probably  ihe  MOST. THOROUGH SCHEME  of polar investigation ever devised.  The British experts fully approve of  the German programme, and instead  of working independently on lines of  their own they will join the Germans  iu carrying out their ideas of what is  best to be done.in Antarctic exploration. This does not m'ean that they  will occupy exactly the same field, but  that lhey will have the same scientific  programme in view. Sir Clements  Markka in, President of the Royal Geographical Society, has distinctly announced since Mr. Langstaffs gift assured the sending of a British expedition that (he British vessel will' cooperate with (he German expedition.  "Tho fact that (he lwo expeditions will  be engaged in work on the same lines  .gives additional interest und imparlance to the German plan of action, of  which the following' are the leadiug  features:  The Drygalski expedition proposes lo  -sail about the beginning of August,  1900, and to return in June, 1902, an  absence from homo of nearly two  years. The exploring steamer will  carry twenty-five men,' of whom five  a geographer, geologist, biologist, observer of magnetic phenomena and  physician, will compose (he scientific  staff. There will be five ship's of-  lieers, including two engineers, and  , fifteen men in the crew. The purpose  is to winter on Victoria Land, discovered by Ross, fifty-eight years ago, and  the. nearest approach to "the Soulh  Pole yet made ; in the southern spring  of 1901, to.advance over the ice of Victoria Land by sledges toward (he  Soulh Pole; in the summer and early  autumt lo fix the location of the south  magnetic pole, and if possible lo explore the west coast of Victoria Land,  which has not yet been visited, and  later in the same season to start northward for hom'e.  The advance into the Antarctic area  will be randa on, the meridian of  KERGTJELEN ISLAND, ���������-  whose advantages for this purpose are  behoved'to be that no a I tack upon the  south polar regions has yet been mado  along this line; that the magnetic  work of the expedition may be directly connected with (he records at the  observatory al Melbourne and the  tropical observatory at Mauritius;  that (he oceanograpliic.il work will  continue that done by the Gazelle  deep-sea expedition and to bo dono by  the Chun expedition now afloat; and,  further, what is known of (he ice conditions in those -waters justifies, the expectation that they will be.favorable  for navigation south of tho Korguelen  for  (he next year or  two.      ���������  During the journey to Victoria Land  the expedition will endeavor definitely  fo locate the coasts of all lands discovered,; to collect geological specimens from them and from the masses  of earth found on drift ice, study the  origin and structure of, the drift ice  and the sea as to its depth, temperature, chemical conditions and organic  life, colleen plankton, or, .ocean'organisms-, peculiar to the surface waters for  the study or.surface currents and take  deep sen temperatures to determine  the origin of (he.deep sea currents tha t  emerge from the Antarctic area into  th������ open oceans; regular magnetic ob-'  servations wiil be "made on board ship  and also, on land and ice when opportunity occurs., and meteorological observations wW also be a part of (lie  regular .routine. ' The same programme .will oe carried out during (he  return. ;        T  ,  It is expected that the station on  Victoria .Land will bo maintained at  lea.<-t a full year and tile Work (here  meterological ana magnetic ���������*observa-  mefeoroliogirnl and iiiagnciic observa-  geological journeys and colleclions  zoology!    and    botanical    collections'  studies of the land ioe and Its movements, hydrograpbic w;ork, including  Lidal measurements, astronomical de-  iermination of the site of the station,  'map work and pendulum observations.  During the spring and summer'will occur the southern sledge journey, expeditions along the coasts and the locating of tho  south  magnetic  pole.  CRITCUE ON COSTUMES.  Vni'lly ol'Oollime Should he ivoided -������-cr-  feci Milrnioiiyu lYutui-e oKJood Krecd-  iiiji-l'orcllioiiKiil    ������"������"    '"'nxie  ������"'  ,:s"  M'llflSll.  'Cosily  the    habit   as   thy  purse can  buy  ilul not expressed  in fancy ; rich, not  gaudy,  For the apparel oft proclaims' the  man."  Those words' were written years ago,  yet they,apply with equal truth to the  presenl day, and the advice contained  in Ikem should not be ignored. If we  followed Nature's laws a Utile more  closely, and were not so prone to var-"  iety of costume, the result would be a  more' harmonious whole than is some-  limes presented lo view.  Nature repeats herself. 'The peacock does nol exchange plumage, with  the jay, the canary with the robin,  cowslips do nol adopt the hue of Lhe  biue-bcll���������yet nothing in animal nor  vegetable life is ever found .precisely  in duplicate. We, also, remain unchanged in form and coloring, except  as the hand of Time presses on us with  gradual touches. By what law, therefore, do we appear in red or blue,, in  green or brown, in violet or yellow ?  Never can a woman be well dressed  until she blends her toilelle lo be the  complement of her form and color. Is  she tall or short, slender or square,  blonde or brunette? These points  should be well impressed on her mind  as the foundation on which to raise the  superstructure of costume.  Tho owner of a long thin face poises  over il a conical hat; a short square  woman plants a flat mushroom ou her  head ; a tall girl, with sloping shoulders chooses a flowing robeN; a round,  fat lady wears a yoked blouse with  waist-belt and high sleeves to detract  from her height and accentuate 'her  stoutness. '  As to color���������to harmonize with the  complexion is the. last thought that  presents itself as desirable I Be the  approved color moss-green, crushed-  strawberry, Russian yellow, or turquoise-blue, it will be worn by a nia-  jority of women who must be fashionable if naught else. What a pity this  is! Whj should we create a dame,  dubbed Fashion, and blindly follow her  caprices when Dame Nature beckons us  with alluring finger ?  During tho last fifty years. Art and  Science have made great strides; our  houses and our gowns aro immeasurably superior to Lhose of our forefathers. They bought heavy furniture for  their rooms, silks lhat would wear  long for their wives ,and daughters.  Our furniture combines grace, of form  and skill of workmanship with its utility ; we perfer our gowns less costly  in fabric and more frequently renewed. Science has combined with Art  in mixture of colors, of which, when  perfected, we are offered such a  bountiful supply lhat if a woman is  not well dressed, she alone is to blame.  Most women have a certain sum on,  which to dress, and when this sum is  very small, the difficulty of presenting a good appearance is enhanced a  hundredfold. Here      Shakespeare's  advice, comes in as warning���������because  "Ihe appearel oft proclaims the man,"  il is a duty to dross as well as possible,  and this good effect is nol so dependent on the money expended to bring  it about as mighl at first appear.  Forethought and taste are essential.  Wherher we spend 310. or S50, on a  gown, let us first select a color becoming to our complexion,' and then a  style of make in harmony with our  form. . A girl often sees a friend in  a becoming costume, and does nol rest  until sho obtains a similar one for  herself, but is disappointed ;,tke result  is not so favorable, the simple reason  being the wearers are unlike.  Nothing is more true than the saying. "Fine feathers make fine birds," I  yet when the feathers are unbecoming j  to the wearer, how discordant to the I  eye are her looks! The texture of al  gown may be fine, its adjuncts cost ly, |  but unless the, whole harmonizes wilh !  the. wearer, the eye. and taste aro of-  fenided.  The consciousness of being well-  dressed gives a woman. more social  courage, than be.nuly or talent, wheth-  or.the gown, be of costly silk or simple  muslin; if it becomes the wearer she  is "well-dressed,'' and armed with  this impression, as conveyed to her by  tlio' glances of those-she meets, sho is  the better.fitted to battle with social  emergencies. A smile of contempt is  raised when a woman of middle age  attires herself in the, robes designed  for "sweet- seventeen;" a look  amusement- crosses our face when a  very stout dame encases herself in  the lightest of garments; yet these  same ladies would obtain, admiration  were their costumes selected to suit  their years and their figures.  ..It may seem.wrong to-place the art  of dressing on so high a pedestal.  Many will declare our time might be  better employed than in the study of  our toilettes; yet as clothes are necessary to us, and the color, form and  cost of them a matter which' affects  others as well as ourselves, it is a  duty to select them with due care. A  little more, thought expended at the  .beginning,, will-.Kave.:tirue..and .money  Yin the end, in addition to-securing an  harmonious result.; and our dress being our visible/self, surely demands  proper attention.  ORIGIN   OF  THE WALTZ.  The opinion most generally conceded  is that France received the waltz  from Germany toward the close of the  eighteenth century, and among many  beliefs this contains the most truth;  but the justice of attributing to Germanic influence the renaissance ot the  waltz in France, does not of necessity  verify the statement that it had itu  origin in Germany.  Like everything else that touches  humanity, where nothing is born spontaneously but everything is the product'of a series -of successive evolutions, the waltz did not emanate in its  present form from Lhe brain of a dancing master. Long before 17ti0, the  time when we find il first mentioned  under this name, its graceful curves  and cadences were displayed on the  village greens as well as in the golden  salons of palaces;'it had ils alternatives of vogue and neglect, its supporters and detractors.  The waltz, like many other secular  things, we find first in the Church,  where, in the midst of barbaric disorder, it sorves to trace the union between ancient civilization and that of  the middle ages. The sacred dance  of the pagans is preserved to a certain  point in Christian rites; it is transformed to a series of revolutions made  to the sound of the tambourine. St.  Isidore, Archbishop of Seville, born  about A.D. 580, was intrusted by the  Council or Toledo with the revision of  tho liturgy as it was then practiced  in the Roman Church, in which there  was a tambourine dance. The Council decided to adopt the Isidoria'n liturgy in all Spain, and it differed but  little from that used in other countries at that time. This rite, celebrated before the eighth century, when  the Moors first invaded. Spain, was  still celebrated by the Christians in the  seven churches of Toledo, which the  Moors abandoned after their capture  of the city, and was after' lhat  time called the Moorish rite.  , This was known and employed in  Provnce and Italy. The . tambourine  in use in this religious dance was called by St. Isidore -"moitie de symphonic," and evidently corresponded to  the instrument which, in the ancient  sacred dances, accompanied the flute,  a sort of bagpipe invention lwo_ cen-  luries B.C. And Ihus, as the religious  dance of the middle ages is allied to  the ancient sacred dance, so the waltz  is an evoluliou of this religious dance,  having passed through many changes  before arriving at its present form.  In the eleventh century, when the  Gregorian rite supplanted the Moorish  rite, the dance disappeared from the  Church. It appeared very quickly in  society under the name of carole, hi  word derived from the Latin caroler";  afterward under that of basse-danco,  in which the grand prelates, kings and  dignitaries did not disdain lo join,  composed of three parts, two very  slow and one mora lively.  The people���������and, at this time, all who  were not of the clergy or royally wero  the people���������used the latter part, called the tourdion, which, lighter and  'more lively, appealed Lo them, and, little by little, it became changed! In  Italy it was first -separated from the  rest under the name of romanesca, and  from there it passed to Provence and  southern Germany, but in each of thesa  countries il was diversified and developed according to the character of  the people.  In Provence it soon became the gail-  lard, and this name indicates the character of the transformation.  Five hundred years later they danced the volte, which was, in turn, a  transformation of the g.iillard. The  measure was ternary like the latter,  and might'be designated technically  thus: two steps, a skip, feet together, pause. The man first faced the  opposite couple, then skipped on the  left foot, turning the left shoulder toward them ; repeating this four times,  he again faced tho other dancers; as  for the lady, her movements were reduced to embracing as lightly as possible  Lhe neck of her" cavalier.  As can be seen at once, this dance  resembled the waltz in three ways. It  was danced in three time, it was Iho  first dance in which a turn was made,  and the first in which the dancer embraced his partner. The latter, in  fact, did nol touch the ground; tho  cavalier held her suspended wilh his  left arm as hn executed the four movements described above.    ...  At the court of Valois the volte was  a favorite dance, especially with Catherine de Medici, while Henry II.   was  charmed  ��������� with  the  Psalm' which   Cle-��������� ,.  ment Marot set to an air of the volte, |  thinking, perhaps, what came from the |  Church should go back to]the Church.)  The volte, as did later the \valtz; turned the heads of this court.  The Queen,  Marguerite.de Navarre, wife of Henry  among German customs, in its present form and name, placing it in high  society and making it known to foreigners. This was its introduction in  an opera by Vincent Martin, "Una  Cosa Vara," which, in 1787, dethroned,  at Vienna, the "Figaro" of Mozart,  '���������'our characters in this opera, Lubia,  Vita, Chita and Lilla, dressed in black  and rose color, danced on the stage the  first waltz.  Tho favorable reception of the opera  naturally drew the attention of society  to the dance, and under the name of  nosa vara it immediately became the  fashion, and shortly afterward assumed the name of waltz, by which it  Uus  been  known  ever  since.  Thus, from the tourdion of the aristocratic dance, transformed by thu  people, was born the loinanesoa, whicn  became, in France, the gaillard and  volte, ,and in Germany, through various stages, emerged at lust into the  waltz, and Lhis last avatar of the old  dance of the eleventh century seems  to be installed definitely and to have  fixed the fancy of the world.  Tho waltz has always had, and always will have, appreciation and opposition, but it has triumphed over all  and to-day its musical rhythm, so  charming and captivating, which Beethoven and Chopin disdained not to immortalize, is to be heard on every side.  "Tho ��������� Invitation to the Waltz," by  Weber, magnificently orchestrated by  Berlioz, is celebrated.' Of course, it  must be remembered that those waltzes were composed to be listened to  rather  lhan  to be danced.  Recently the classical .waltz has been  obscured by a newcomer of American  origin, which is called���������I do not know  why���������"The Boston." There is no  dance of that name in America, and if  one asks a young American for "un  tour de Boston" she does not know of  what you- speak. This is a very slow  and glissee waltz, in which the gyratory movement is rare ; in fact', produced only every eight or ten measures, and then slowly and almost insensibly.  On the other hand the waltz, as it  is danced in Germany, is very lively,  the gyrations very rapid and frequent.  The slower waltz has the advantage in that it admits of conversation,  is less monotonous lo walch, 'and causes less of "ces . vertiges et tournoi-  ments de tele," which so disturbed Iho  good Thoinol Arbeau.  In the same way that the costumes  and manners of the world change, tho  waltz, too, is evolutionized���������adapted to  the condilions surrounding it. "This  dance has dethroned more noble dances  ���������the pavane, gavotte and minuet. We  have not time enough now to learn  these complicated dances/ and the,  waltz may, in its turn, be supplanted  by something easier. Perhaps the future generations, entirely occupied in  other directions, will regard dancing  as a childish pastime, belonging lo  the barbarous days of their ancestors;  WEAK RULERS  Proa  Have  Very Seldom  Hot .nlod the  of i! .Vat on.  It is a curious fact that several conspicuous examples of nations thriving  under weak rulers are to be found  iu history. , ,  To begin with, the. Roman Empire undoubtedly reached its highest level of  commercial and military prospeiily  during the first (O'J years or so of the  Christian Era, and yei the majority of  its rulers during this period displayed very little administrative ability,  and many ot them were not only weak  but absolutely vicious. In this case,  however, it. may be taken  accumulated    energy  which  TO TELL THE W3ATBB,  THE VARIOUS WAYS  BY WHICH IT  CAN BE FORETOLD.  'I'Onc liiions lfo������ to ICcad Nature's Mku*  (In* Uoti'i-iiinvut ttii!l<-lln-> tire UnuercH-  Miry���������Told hy li-lioni ol AiilmitlK mid  A pile.miner of Ihe < loi������l>.  Atmospheric phenomena in all age������  lias been a souiCj of great speouJutioB  not only lo .the scientific mind, bul La  those of lowly pretences; in fuel, ua  class of men are or have ever boenfrea  uoui (hu love of piognostioaliug iha  weather. The accumulated observations of ages- has demonstrated that  m ny sign* of almo pheric changes are,  wilboul doubt, to be depended upon  u.\cepling in very; very dry weather  when all signs fail and even lhe scientific signal service finds its' predictions  are faulty.  Coming events���������in a weather oen.se���������  always cast ihc-i." sh iduws before them,  and il is only necessary LO read those  shadows correctly in order to become a  lair progno.stiealor or wearl'er prophet.  The instinct of animal ami insect lifo  and Ihe'seusitive vegetables and plant  furnish the most numerous dela by  which Lhe common people of the world  lo.el 11 the c niing w.-'a.her, and it is  remarkable, how true are their predic-'  tions. The sun, moon,. planets and  stars all liavet been closely observed by  the unlettered, and their appearanoe  to the eye, regardless of their as:rono-  mical situation in the heavens, are  made to forecast all and every change  and condiiion of weather.   ..  Among thj papul <r prognostics which  indionLe wet weather, are cats washing  thtir facia, doga becoming dunvsy,  hogs miming with straws or leaves in  th i.- m u.hs, spi !ers leaving their  webs and cav. ling about on iho fences  and walla, swallows skimming' the surface of me earth, insects ol all kinds  drawing near lhe ground, ilies becoming very troubLsjine. and stinging  with unusual vigor, lrogs making continuous nois?s, loeches in jars being  very aclive,  HHIiUMA'l 1C' PEOPLE,  complaining   o.   a h s,    an.l numoious  others, all of whloii have for :.gi������i been  sure, signs" of    atmospheric   disturbances and rain  An old proverb has it: -  r  An evening red,  and a morning gray,  Are sure signs  oi a fine day;  Be  the evening gray, and  the ui'i-niug  red,  Put on your hal or you'll wet   youi  head.   '  Sailer's have   (heir signs and proverbs,  and it must, be said    mat    they    very  seldom tail  in   their predictions,  even  where   thjy see cirrus    clout'J,    which  th-y call mares'" tails,   tn=-y irnow that  a   ram i-; ci.sti al hand; und ih? sunset  r-n I sun Le ; lw,iy.-i iu ieale th-= Wcath-  ci   tor   th.-  fulUrtwng day.      Tiuy say.  lied at  night, sailor'.-, delight,  jied at   morning,   sailor's  warn.'ng.  And again   tliey have it:    .-.-*-_--  If woolly flet cjs stretv   Lhe. heavenly  way.  ;!3e. sure uo ruin disturb  ihe st-miner  day.  liming ctear    weather    it one    sees  and    disappear iu quick  is    a certain     indication  that   the I clouds    lorni  had   been ! succession,  ii  growing up for centuries found its  last expression during the rule of the  later Emperors, and that Koine developed rathor in spite of them than  because of them. We have another  striking example in Russia under Ivan  the Terrible, who was undoubtedly the  most unmitigated savage thai ever occupied a European ' throne. Yet under him Russia developed in every way  as she had never developed before, in  fact,  it  is  not   loo  much  to  say   thatjjf'  thai   th.' fine weather is over; ������nd���������  .When cl :uds appear   like  rc,;]������s   and  l owe is,  Thd earth's    refreshed,   by    frequent  showers.  A halo around   the sun or moun    denotes rain in    summer    aud    snow or  sl?i'l  in winter,    and     ihe   larger   the  !ci:cle    ihe   nearer   is    the  downlall    of  I moisture. .  I     When   the new moon rests1 upon   his  ] back wei weather is sure    for    nearly  seven  days.     But    when-   ihe     moon  rests  upon  one   horn  wilh  its   bacK  lo  west clear weather may coulideut-  lvan   the Terrible  made possible     the  work of Peter  lhe    Great.      The last  century  of the   1'Yench monarchy  saw  it3   throne occupied   by  men   of small  ability     and    generally    considerable  vices, whoso alleged greatness���������as, fori ,   , e      ,     ..        -,,     .  instance, Louis XlV.-was due to Uieir  alv us" "1<1"li Uec,y> l,r wllh   llw 'eiisl  ly be, predicted.   ,  Probably ilio most noted plant which  forecasts ihe weather' is ihti "chick-  weed," and ii is a  MOSi: KXCKU.KNT UUIDli.  There, wil be no rain wheii its flowers  ihe ilowers begin  the rain comes lhey  Ministers, and uol   lo themselves.    Vet; M0Ifu,,<'  ,l,.lh,,1 ;ur  during (his .period Kr.ince. undoubtedly   L" t:1 |-st>- !.,,,rt ?'J";"  became the most powerful of the ,i-on-";'V'se" ,'nu,'l'ai'' . ...  tinental   nations.      In  English  history   ,,    llu'  l,oor >"������"-^  weather    glass    is  J i th ��������� p mp.in 1, Mil th.'- regularity  'I with which u closes its p?lals at tlie  iapproach-of. wet    or    foul    weather  is  In English history  wo have striking examples in the reign  of the infamous Charles fl., the greatest-scoundrel, who ever sat on the. Kng-  lish throne. In.'his reign, the value of  mercantile marine doubled, the  excise revenue, nearly trebled, and,  perhaps most eloquent , proof of all,  land round the great cities more than  trebled in value. Ho, too, with the  first .four:.'Georges. They were all  weak arid most vicious, and yet it was  during the period covered by their  reigns the. British nation took ils final  form and laid the foundation of all its  subsequent triumphs.  ������f   TV., was an admirable volteiise.  . After the corrupt court of Valois  had been dispersed by the League,  and Henry III., the last of the great  vditeurs, had fallen under the knife  of Jacques Clement, this dance disappeared forever, from'court, city and  people. Though it greatly resembled  the waltz, the latter did not descend  from it directly, but was rather the  younger sister of it.  In fact, the romances, transported,  as we have said, to Provence nnd southern'Germany, was developed in these , . ... ,.  countries very differently; in Provence \yen\ ov'������'-r., ,;ho-SR '"J,he f'm'0,ll"'f  into the, gaillard and volte, while tho twelvemonth was 0,077,- lbs -total  Germans, more dreamy .and slow, ! "UI.n ,c^ "', I"'osecutrons was 110,739 of  changed the romanesca into the ger^ \^h[eh C7,S:()7 were brought against ,.er-  ���������"���������-���������--                                              "        sons .between- the age of 21 nnd -10.  .   DRUNKKNNKSS ON INCREASE  Statistics collected by a London (eni-iseem  pern nee��������� society show that drunkenness  w  ;....'        . t ; ���������  is  on  (he. .increase .in    England  arid  Wales.     The increase in the number of  prosecutions brought; during the    past  There is a paradox in pride���������it makes  some men ridiculous, but prevents others   from  becoming  so.���������Coltou.  man. and waltz.  The volte succumbed, while young, to  oblivion, in the sixteenth century, by  very reason of its excess, but the ger-  man lived long and produced the waltz  which   reigns  to-day:  About 1780 an incident occurred  whioh tended to fit definitely the waltz  VKNICG. ;  Venice is built on 80 islands, and has  ���������10:1 bridges, which are very steep .ind  have- many steps. The circumference  of the city is about eight miles.  truly remarkable.  | All water fowl b.c.:ms more, active  ian-.t noisy just prior to sio.m.s, andse.a-  j bi.-ds approach th.> .shore wilh very lew  1 e.vc.'ptions. Geese and ducks "will dive  ��������� nnd splutter in the'-water, and barn-  'yard fowl-i bee me agitated. The  ! hooting of owls in th? afternoon de-  inotesiain, nut the 'pht.clng scream ot  ; tlh' peacock is always heard before, a  !i.l:i. m.' Water vats will invariably  ��������� l:\tv..' the water! before a thunder  ! shower, and mice and rats will quarrel  j an 1 tight among themselves; ants 'hustle .about, carrying their eggs, and  very uneasy, before approaching  H weather. ...''���������'���������  Bits Hying of a summer evening and  j reuTiiningoul: Into at nigh I , denote.  ������������������. pl.'-ns.ini, ;dvy, weather, but if ihe.y  (seek shelter and enter the bouses, wot  .weather is suro to follow.  ; Sheep are ypjy ''reluctant toleave  ;ih i;��������� pasture when rain it; expected,  land they seem to Iwvc.an ������xtra gon4(  ; appetite at such limes.  j i hesj are only a few 'of the. signs,'  ; mo.������tly for summer w.'ather. But the-  Imli-vii sign for wet. went lie;' has never  ; been known It.' fail. i'Jiey.^iy: "When  ���������it is cloudy ali round and pouring  .'down in the middle, then evpac-t wet  I weather.'[  KB*  m.Vi THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1899.  MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  ' Little Sammy   has taken  over the  Palace Cafe again. '  J. S. F. Alexander, Kaslo, has been  '    gazetted a notary public.  Ye beer drinkers, read the announcement of Main Bros, in this issue.  The Miners' Union have decided to  celebrate at Silverton on the 24th.  Squire Lilly has been appointed a  judge in the small debts court for the  Slocan. r  At Silverton sporls Dill, of Kaslo,  and Gusty, of Lhis city, will enter in a  100-yard foot race.  Nelson is going into a $G5,000 debt  for improvements. The city is going  ahead fast���������in debt.  Germany wants a pices of China,  now. A saurkraut, rice-eating Bohemian would be a novelty.  Yon can now see the heil'vily laden  prospector, staff and pick in ,hand,  wending his way to the hills.  The Rev. R. N. Powell, New Denver,  preached two admirable sermons in  the Methodist church here, on Sunday  last.  Mr. Mahon, an ex-merohant of  Douglas, Man., is in the city. ��������� He is  making a tour of the country in search  of a business location.  Stop that Cough! Take warning. It  ���������day lead to consumption. A 25c.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  life.   Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  The  largest  and moat elegant dis-  ' play of wall paper ever brought to the  Kootenay   country  is   now   open   at  Cliffe's bookstore.   Any taste or fancy  can be suited.  Karl's Clover Root Tea, for constipation its the best, and if after using it  you don't say so, return the package  and get your money. Sold at McQueen's Drng Store.  Dr. Low's Worm Syrup is such a  simple, safe and effectual remedy for  worms of all kinds that no other  Should be used. No purgative needed  afterwards.   Price 25c.  Sheriff Tuck says lie will sell a certain building or "sufficient thereof" to  nteet a certain claim. He does not  say which portion he will sell first the  inside or the outside thereof.  Catarrh cur^d. A clear head_ and  sweet breath secured with Shiloh's  Catarrh Remedy. We sell six bottles  for $3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  Tor Constination take Karl's Clover  Root Tea. the great Blood Purifier.  Cu.re.5 Headache, Nervousness, Eruptions on the skin, and makes the Head  eie^r aa a bell. Sold at McQueen's  Drue; Store.   ���������  -Joe" Thatcher, who made 0 short  visit at the Halcyon Springs last week,  called at Silverton on his return. Ho  says the Silvertonians are making extensive preparations for their 24th of  May celebration.  Ourechoolisimproving, but the attendance is not yet as large as.it should  be. There are several young people  going around'town doing comparatively nothing who will y������t regret that  they did not take advantage of the opportunities of our excellent school.  By an article we publish in another  column, it will be Been that the peo-  _ple's "Joe" is in trouble. He is acting  lor JUidgate, who purchased Deadman's  Island, and his colleague Cotton has  seized it for the provincial government. It is hard to run with the hare  and chase with the hounds.  The Firemen's dance on Thursday  evening, though not as largely attended as tbose of the past, was a very  pleasant affair. The laddies had the  hall tastefully decorated and ornamented with some of their accoutrements. A choice supper was served in  the hall at 12, after which dancing was  resumed for ii short time.  The Lyceum Co. put in three nights  at Spencer's hall this week with fair  audiences each evening. The closing  piece was "The Merchant of Venice."  It often occurs that the acting ofthe  leading nlayers is handicapped by the  deficiencies' of assistants; but with  this company all took their parts admirably, particularly in the Shakespearian play., and, therefore, present  sne of the strongest and best combinations travelling.  W. Callaghan, an old time miner,  died-in the hospital here of pneumonia  on Sunday last. In the earlier days he  upeut mtnch time around here climbing the hills prospecting. The deceased took ill several days ago, and  while ill came down town, and went  back to work again at the Payne. The  probabilities are that had he gone to  the hospital gome days before he did,  as he should have done, he would have  recovered. His remains received a  very respectable burial on Tuesday by  the Miners'Union, some 125 of them  going over to New Denver, the burial  place, on the early.morning train. The  Rev. Cleland conducted the services.  A cvclone killed GO people in Kirks-  ville, Mc, on Friday last.  Columbia, one mile from Grand  Forks, is soon to be incorporated.  Tho Wardner rioters, Cceur D'Alene,  are now in charge of the polico officers.  Pare and Holdcn, the Napanee bank  robbers, have broke jail, and are at liberty to the present.  Nelson is going in for the manufacture of gas. We had thought the three  papers could meet the local demand.  ShiloVs Consumption Cure cures  where others fail. It is the leading  Cough Cure, and no home should be  without it. Pleasant to tnks and goes  right to the spot. Sold by McQueen tho  iJruggist,  ���������\  ^^r^^i^i^^r^^^^^^r^^^^  PERSONAL   MENTION.  T. J'ellnhd has returned from a trip  to Edmonton.  Mr. Fred Kelly has returned from a  long visit sonth.  W. H. Grant, auditor for P. Burns &  Co., was in town the past week.  Mr. A. F. Wood, of the Last Chance,  has returned from his leng visit to  California. ��������� '  Capt. Adams wns in town a few days  last week, and left again for the  Boundary country where he has interests.  Miss Nellie BeamiB returned home  Friday, by K. & S., from Astoria, Oregon, where she spent the winter at  school.  Mr. J. C. Pitts, brother of Mayor  Pitts, with his family, arrived in the  city Friday evening from the "deserted  village"���������Donald.  Mr. Geo. McDonald, miner, who'  spent most of the winter at his old  home at Alexandria, Ont., returned the  other day to histoid position.  Mr. C. W. Main, brother of Main  Bros, here, and a bookkeeper of very  extensive experience, reached the city  a few days ago, and has taken a position with tho Ruth Mining Co.  4*  SOME HINTS.  ������  How often mothers are perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by their little ones losing appetite and refusing all  manner of food when children will take  e������0  ��������� ���������������  at nearly any time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for  *  H. BYERS & CO.  ^^Cfc*^������^*^JiC������%^*^c^  BIRTHS.  Powell���������At the Methodist parsonage,  New Denver, on May 2nd,, the wife  of Rev. R. N. Powell of a son.  FOR OVER Fll'TY YEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup lias been  usedby millions of mothers for their children  white teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a sick child, suflermg  and crying with pain of cutting teeth. Send  at once nnd got a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" lor chllctron teething. It  will relieve lhe poor little sufferer linmediat-  ly. Depend upon it, mother*, there is no  mistake about it. It cures diiirrbaen., regulates  the stemach and bowelfr, cures Wind C'ollo,  softensthegums and reduces lntl.-nnmat.lon,  and gives tone and onergy to tho system.  "Alrs.Winslow'KSoothlngSyrup" for children  teething is pleasant to tlie taste, ani in the  prescription ol ana of tlie oldest and best  lomaU physicians and nurses iu the United  States. Price twenty-live centa a koltlo.  S������ld by all drugglstb throughout the world.  Heouroandask tor "ill's. Winslow's Soothing  Syrup."  mg Sleep  COMES WHEN  RHilhurn's Heart  and Nerve Pills  ARE USED.  Miss Margaret Brown, 627 Colborn*  St., London, Ont., says :���������"My mother  has been afflicted with nervousness and  general debility for a long time. She  suffered a great deal with insomnia, and  found it almost impossible to sleep.  ' "I went to "W. T. Strong's drugstore;  and got a box of Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills, which she took, and derived  bo much benefit from them that I bought  another box for her. They have dono her  a wonderful lot of good, making her  nervous system much stronger, giving hor  restful sleep, and removing many other  symptoms. which ( previously distressed  her.  "I can truly say that those pills are a  great remedy for any one suffering from  weak nerves, general debility, sleeplessness or heart trouble."  Milburn's Heart and Norvo Pills are  50e. abox'or 3 for $1.25, atalldiuggists.  ^M������������.������w������4.M.*'i.M.i������uM.ruM������ri,n.i^,������i.,%,iw������.M.run.������n������i  THE....  SANDON, B. C.  Strictly First-class.  Furnished Rooms.  M.������\*,LF*������l'S.M.I������WM.I*iW*������,#n.M.#������I.M.|������|^1,IS,M.*"LM.*U.M.<'l,  Manufacturers of  GALYANIZED AIR PIPE.  We carry  ,    "THE CELEBRATED  WESTERN CHIEF BLOWERS  and  ' BUFFALO BLOWERS.  Agents for  HAMILTON POWDER CO'S  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE,  CANTON RIBBED STEEL  for Powder Drills.  TRDAX ORE CARS.     '  Mine Hardware of every kind.  H. Byers & Co:  Nelson, B.C.   Kaslo, B.C.   Sandon, B.a  TO GIVE THE FINISHING TOUCH  TO fl DAINTY WAIST OR COSTUME  THE HANDSOME  12  .���������A.^i.5.Zv.y..S i*v,.Ji^..ir..ZA....i..i^..5,^,.jmJiZ'm.Jte../������..'l  CURS ALL VO?;S PAlflS WITH       V:  fg&m  r.    -S        ���������  k    ������������ & a a   u -3. a a 2 ^a>  ft Medlclno Chose In Itsolf.  Simple, Safo and Quick Curo for  K  c  H  L  WILL BE HELD AT  B. C.  lay 24th, 1899.  -���������$1,750.00 IN PRIZES-^  Horse   Races  fri  13  K<i  pCRAMPS, DIARR-5CEA, COUGHS. U  % COLDS, RHEUMATISM, ^  KEURALGJA.  25 and 50 cont Bottles.  g BEWARE OF IMITATIONS-  /      BUY ONLY THE GENUINE.  PERRY DAVIS'  We are showing surpass anything yc-t  offered this season���������made for neck and  waist in a variety of elegant and unique  designs���������in silver, silver gilt, filled  gold ; prices from 7oc to $3.50. All an  excellent value. Also beautiful Dress  Pin Sets of nice designs.'  G.  GRIMMETT.  aura lo&qe,^ no  U. D.  A. F. AND A. M.  Regular Communication ofthe lodge.  Meets 1st Thursday  in each month at  8 p. m. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited.  W.H.LILLY.  See'y.  Free for All,  ist Prize  $200.00  tt      ti    a  and "  100.00  Slocan Horses  ist    "  75.00  <<           n  2nd "  25.00  Pony Race  TSt      "  50.00  (<         tt  2nd "  25.00  SEVERE SALT RHEUM.  "Burdock Blood Bitters cured me of  Salt Rheum three years ago, and I  have had no return of it since. I was  *������ bad with it I could not sleep. It  only took two bottles of B.B.B. to  effect a cure," Mrs. Welch, Green-  bank, Qnf,  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.  I. O. O. F.  es Ever Broil lo spin.  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin iiiiimiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiEniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiia  .Table Novelties too numerous to mention.  Salted and Preserved Fish of all kinds.,  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all vciy dainty and  appetizing^  Fine tender Earns 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.  H. Giegesich,  SANDON.  KASLO.  A INS WORTH.  Silver City Lodge, Xo. 39, meets every Friday evenlng.nt 7.3U o'clock.in Craw-lord's ball.  W. .1. GAKBUTT. X. G.  GEO. WATTE, V. G.  REV. A. M. SANFORD, Rcc. Sec.  All sojourning brothers cordially Invited  to attend.  W. S. Drewry  - Sandon,B. C.  H. T. Twigg  New Denver, B.C. '  DREWRY & TWIGG,  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Engineers.  Bedford-McNeil Code. '  ,       ..   SEALED  TENDERS.  Tenders for the new "Presbyterian church  will be received by Rev. J. A. Clelland until  Monday, May loth. Lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  Certificate of Improiinents.  NOTICE.  Kitchener Fractional Mineral Claim, sltuato  in  tlie Slocan Mining DivlBion of West  Kootenay District.   Whore   leoated:���������In  the Ivanhoe basin, adjoining tho Admiral  Xulsou and GreatEattern Mineral Claims.  Take notice that I, W. B. Drewry, acting as  agent for W. H. Yawkey, Freo Miner's Corttr  ficate No. 581!) a, and P. J.Hiekey, Free Miner'*  Certificate No. 33309 a, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a certificate ol improvements, for.  the purpose of obtain in g a Crown grant of the  above claim. '  And farther take notice that action, under  section 37,  must bo commenced before the  issuance ol such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 9th day 01 February, 1899.  W.S. DREWRY.  NOTICE. ''���������':������������������'  Admiral Nelsan Mineral Claim,, situate in  the Slocan   Mining   Division  oi   West  Kootenay District.   Where located:���������In  the Ivanhoe basin, adjoiningthelvanhoe,  Elgin and Great Eastern MlneralClaims.  Take notice that I, W.S. Drewry, acting as  agent for W.C. Yawkey, Free Minor's Certl-  cate No.'5818 a, intend, sixty days from the  dale hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ol  Improvements, for  the  purpose of obtaining a Crown graat of the  aboveclaim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  lBBuanoeoi such certificate of improvements.  Dated thisUth day ol February, 1899.  W.S. DREWRY.  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. ���������    %  CONSULTA TION FREE  at office' or if you do not live near enough to call, write for the above book,  sent sealed free. .  DR. R. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, Qui.  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