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 .S^7. .���������������.<*���������  ?* -.���������  V--':, / 1- -4:/:- ������������������������������������ '--"Yi,* ..������������������.. v.-  -cu^-- ���������&>*���������-���������*-*��������������������������� s .*-��������������������������� :��������� **������������������  r.yy  VOL 2.      NO. 28,  SANDON, B. C, NOVEMBER 5; 1898.  FIVE CENTS.  ||rapliic Description of Sandon and  [IVicinity by P. A. O'Farrell. '  fa.    ���������-.:������������������-_.���������_ <  ?{/e clip from an   exchange % des-  ll^ibn of  Sandon   and  the .Slocan  |'& district by P. A.,0'Farroll, who is  I^Vfing up Kootenay and its resources  fj^he eastern Canadian press;' as the  Kjcle is worthy of wide publicity'.'��������� ���������'  fejjtnclon'.. is a city of ,2,C00 people, in  ft)Abos'oin of the Kootenay mountains,  f^aboye it towering into  the limits  gjjgy.erlasting snow   are   forests  and  Yntaihs that fill the.traveller with  h'!,  Sandon has its Mayor, Yts.City  |i**icil,- its   water  and   fire dep.rt-  J;|ts.   It has an electric light system,  iJ'S'itels  arc first-class, ^for one' ciih  '.,'jS'erc'just as luxuriously as in the  t ft ns   or. the   AVarldorf.'     It  has  jf'chcs ���������-Methodist,    Presbyterian,'  Molic and Episcopalian,  and it has  'Wms:- and dance halls '.without lmm-  -ji Itis, in good sooth, a cosmopol-  'ttha'mlct7,- perched  in the gorges of  rHSelkirks,, where ' folks   live '-and  ifa-ip' just as well as they, live and  f ('e around  Milan   or Brussels   or  nsrbury,. or -Hamilton. ', The sur-  .Uliiigs  at Sandon are not like the  i*|undings  of  an Ontario or .'Ohio  f'iet.' ' The heat, cottages just by.  Isms and orchards are:not. seen   at  I'JoiY. Here the.corn is 'never seen  i!|)W,' the fruit trees never bud. nor  >>|ie (lowers...ever, bloom.   The sur-  ���������Jtelings are mountains, whose slopes  (,'srimeval forests, and. whose crests  |(|Everlasting shows.   And yet in all  || }'id(ij- extended   territory   ol', the,  Mnion ;there.is,not. a,single town  Ji.inlet ,.where  plenty  and. content  ,J������o plainly visible us in-f his : same  'i}$it:iin city of.Sandon./  Two riiil-  ^l'connect it with tlie.Outside world  jfeijii'ring thither daily all the creature  CH'irts that  wealth, can buy.     Tho  'ffest;, fruits .of' California and the  ijJTfti   wines of7 France  havo. hero a  i;|/market.   You can see" tho ware*  f$t.anO,Flanders and Xew England  'fjjtyea  in,the *hop windows;,   The  mountain tops 5,000 feet above it, and !  I confess that its beauty exercises over  me a.fascination and  a power that no !  other miinifestution of nature, .that' I  have yet beheld,  can be compared to.'  And what adds perhaps  to my amaze-;  merit is the fact that all this marycl-  lous natural scenery should have boen j  completely hidden from the appreoia-;  tion  of civilized man till but a   few-  shortiyears ai;o.   I doubt if evsn  tliei  holdout and   bravest of   the  red men ���������'.  penetrated  these 'mountain fastnesses  or ever boated en   the waters of these  lovely lakes.   To-day the iron iiorse of:  eivilizaticn rolls along the shore's  of j  Slocan   lake and  awakes  a  thousand;  echoes along those glorious mountains, j  To-day Canadian Pacific steam boats j  ply from shore to shore,  and plough  enchnnting waters," which are almost  too sacred for tUe gondola of the artist i  or the lover..  But where are tl-icywho  gave  this: Slocan country  to  Canada  and to man ?    Where.are  those" prospectors���������those pioneers of civilization  ���������who : .first discovered   the   fabulous  treasuresi storedin thc ,;bonom of the  mountains of this lovely land ? ;7  The first two, Jack Seaton arid; Eli  .Carpenter,-', are. both, reported,. dead.  Carpenter gave his name to the^crcek  that Jlows by.Sandon arid ThreeForks,,!  and that creek will give him.: imnior-1  tality. It was. prospecting along this ;  creek ..seven years,'7 ago that they j  stumbled upon the Pay no mine. It is i  a rich galena or silver-lead mine, and j  when they found it they hastened ;  back to Ainsworth .to have the. ore '  assayed. Some .disagreement arose-i.  between.them,.'and Seaton returned to j  the. district with Jack McGuigan, Jack j  Hennessey and Bill-Hennessey.; They i  arrived before Carpenter, and���������'"I hoy. i  .located the' Maid of Erin', the Moun- \ fera |  tain Chief, and ' the Two' Jacks���������allj ;***������  extensions of the Payne,'7 and tken'j fea^  located the. -Noble Five,, the ��������� Last' vy  Chance and '.' anumber 'of ptliers.  'Stephen Bailey-bought''the Pay-he, from  Carpenter and'Seaton "for "jiSOO, and- he  bought the- Maid of Erin, .the: Two  Jacks,.'"and the",Mountain Chief" for  95,000, and ' these "forriv" the famous,  Paynn group of mines.of the Slocan." ���������"  y. S. Bailey.sold his interest in.lhe  Payne group for >375,00Q to.: \V. .V.-Slc:-  Oi'nip; of SiUt Lake. ; lMcQune isoue-oi'  tho' best -"knowi-'.'utiuing ineu-ot liio  weist,--and in ;i ik.ii.vlt,   i-joiLtica.l!!  luiiiMiiMMiiuiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiniiiMii.'iiiiiihiiiiiiMiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiniiiiiiuiiiMiiiuiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiMiiiiHiiiiimiuiiiiini!  Sp'eneer's Opera HoQse, Sandon.  One Week ;Onlyr  ^Commencing;; Monday   NbV, 7.I  WimES AND WIINIPS  mine   has   five ore  !YV:;-V':''5.^bc^al^  Arid Strongf Company of Star Specialty Aartists.  Y--'---,..;,':-,'-Mi,s������i Gobmb's repetoire of comedies  and dramas'; includes : Bleak House, one  of Charles Dickens' famous stories ; East  .Lynnj full of pathos and humor ���������' the*,ever'  popular  Romeo. and> Juliet;;   The Rivals f  ' Gamille, etc., etc.; The opening play oh;  Monday evening will be Bleak-House. ^  The  Wakafield  sorters at work. '-"  ��������� The,Canadian group   will have ten ���������  men at work all, winter."',' "��������� ���������,  ���������The California mine,.near New Denver, has shut down for the winter.  J. Brandon is,driving a 100 foot'tun-  nel in the Jiico claim,uearSil*.',erton.  The lleco has commenced winter  shipping already., having shipped 16  tons this week.. Y  ., ' Y  So far this year there hayebeen'260  tons of ore shipped from New Denver,  220 by the Bosuri anct:40   by the  Cali-; ���������  fbrnia., 7-:;-,-.      ������������������:.':,.". ���������".:���������., --.'',-  The   Miller claim,   near  Silverton, .:  will be worked : this"winter,   and  aip ;  things- considered Silverton ;wiHbc a  lively camp this winter.'  Mr.-'-Brandon : is letting-200., feet of 1  tunnelling', on '/���������' the. Canadian   group,.".-,';'  which means thsiCwork'work will continue .on  that property, all winter in-,  stead of closing down as was reported  a couple of weeks ago. -.'���������'���������'���������������������������' ,',.���������''  Sandon Ore Shipments,  m������jaumiiriiissHii������!(Hiia������a:nyii(HsniiiiBnHKiiHiiiniHiniMiiiiiiiHiiinf:!iH  Iu Uis- Police ��������� Court.  |'.V^'iii-.'4T;:'.iim<i, th'j latest. f.u.v^iHirt'.s  fjjsiilnar.ip.** Klysi/i/:; tn'i-d->tiio.".!i:'.*.v<jfc-;  ftW>].'iri'liVhtB''6f orioiitai. politic':) :ii-:  "'-IjjH'ud: here ,iir the clubs and ^c.-iiVs  M:. s(������mt* of tiie citicB 'a'roiiii'd tin;  Ijfifilaki.:s or on the bsmlcs of tiio Mis-  j?,^l>i c.-itcli their si:;iiilicaMci'.' And'  p'y.s so'because SahiJon is .ju.it as  |;iXVpolitaxi-afl wits Voriico in its i>ai-  Mfy.ays. Hero \Vales and Scbtland  V I'.,,.r,-.va,;i anj .'..Muiistcr-and Ulster  ,-represented.-.' Tlie Ge.rinan,  J)'jj'.vede, the Frunchman and tho  It.tri are iii force. It seems to- me  j|i|hero 'is' r.s groat a; ga.thering of'  i^.Sia:Iiti<:s'and clans ns'vvris .at'that  |'i..qe ..which, followed the building  Kfj-'itower of Babel, arid they all,live  fe'^jirive .iiul prosper, and they bless  financin-liy  I'-ltb.o .ciki-.  '"T'-.v Avuy.i  ���������:] Viiluooi'  Uu  in  SVr,*ir J.vvf''-,  i iirm' -tJi-il!  ihiit .mine,  jioscd its,-sale, to  and GiMid'H'ham.  N'ickl,-:' Plato  and  th.-.. Pilt-ritu' and  05  ;e. and- the time  jtV.'^'this is   no   fancy  in which  tliey  picture.     I  W'/not like to tarry long at Sandon.  Vv? the .green field; the growing  jg-yihe vineyard and.the orchard just  l^feionately as 1 love the fake, the  |-/ijj..,n.in'a-nelYhe .flood; I could riot  ti/Jre'ver.in the-midst'of the m'os.t  lif "jio forest and  iuountain scenery,  . '<vould, long for the bellowing "of  I'JJj)  tho browsing sheep,  thc flower  ^���������ahd lhe orchard.1    But: these  Ythat live up aniid.tlieso glorious  fj[; j'ains are just  as  fascinated  by  ;*>,-an:d just as attached to thom as  |i',v )!oi* no his ship and to the rolling  |s;';i <>f- the niain; This is one of  r/;(.'i(.st'erica of life, which wo:Bohem-  !'|r-a-n never solve. ��������� To us Fleet  wj'^uid, the Strand,; thc -.Tenderloin  H'.Y.i,-'.[, Kuc do L'Op'cra arc Kly'siim  rccrwation. .To the.  .Jcc'tpr there is no  !:$ 5h like the  wild inoutifaiii  fti-/;V. ������(, Kuc do  if,;; j (or rest and  |t\t\ind prosjJet  spot  'rog-  'id silver treasure.-' of  ago this Slocan country  \;<;J the west.,where the'gods  have  *Y(  tlie gold  f/'A-ld.   "���������  j.iiiii years  ^covered.   It comprises that ex-  district lying in the'foot of the  |i/;|.'ia ami the   Kootenay   rivers.  M;'8.3;-west   are   thoso magnificent  known, ns   Upper   and   Lower   ! on the east of tlus'tlistrict  K!:#".  noloss beautiful and pictur-  K^Yi-'Otena)* lake.  |w Ylocnn'country itself is a region  |;(i������-{hilicently- glorious mountiiins  I'lftBi ll hundred glaciers in its  Bt,-:| and iuterspersed by ton thoir-  Jw- ^rrcn'ts, creeks; and rivulets, and  l-j'j' \nidst of all tho most supremely  fal lil lake upon the Americas-���������the  " Is Slocan. The beauty' of Slocan  f. so wonderful, so weird, so  I, '-so grand that it recalls' the  J)f the English poet:  Ps princely majesty is such,  tuids the tongue mid makos tho heart  /j quake." .   '   -  fie boated over this ienchantingl  lmve   gazed   upon it  from  .anu  He   was  one  Of  Ht.f'u;!ih.--J.,l.-i-:;; .'Mid  ivc-'i'*. in;  tiT(/:gri*H|.'  and   bitterly , op-.  lMcsars. Blaek'stock  ���������He also owned the  is  a stqcl'.hoido!.' oi'  idouoia.    '\vriien lie  took, possession of   t.lio I'ayiiv: lie -had  the mine opened up in a business-like  manner, and th'e miiis.is paying S100.-  (J00   a; monli'i   in  dividends.   I went,  through it -f few di'.yur.go  with Superintendent -p'ivvo'r, -and.. I   found about  120 men working there.  '. .The   ['ayno   is   a,   bigger dividend,  p-iyer than theLelloi.   'By mining and  shipping .100 tousof ore  a day it can,  make a yearly net profit of more than  .������2,000.000.   The Payne is a small  fissure ayeragihg not more, than two and  a.half feet,  but every pound of galena  taken out  of .that,  vein will .rim over  120".oza of silver' and over 00 per cent.  in lead to,the ton. ..One hundred and  twenty-five -'men  will break aud mine  this 100 tons  of ore,  and   lio'^power  plant,- r.o  air .drills,   no 'hoisting', or  stc.'ii.m or   electric machinery   of any  kind will be needed for yci.rs.   In fact  ���������the  Payne' justly   ranks'.among .the  rickest- mines   cvet 'discovered". ���������" The.'  original discoverers of the.g','oup' sold  the whole out for about .fG,000.   That  was seven years   ago.     :Thc   present  owners can clean up S6,000 a day.  Jili Carpenter and'- Jack. Seaton  reaped b*st small reward -froin. .fiicir  great iliscovery, forSeat.on lice in an  obscure grave; and Carpenter,Af rumor  speaks true, periaiied in. tlie Klondyke  while hunting, for asicf-hcr stake. Mc-  Cunc, cm tlie other hand, derives an  ���������income from tho Payne, winch places  him among lho financial kings of.iho  world. ���������..���������*������������������  Sapdoii  liko every, other town   and  village that I have ever known  has its  great man. its king, its village Hampden.   J. M. .Harris is the king of Sandon.   Away back among the ciy.il war  days Johnny Harris grew up amid tho  corn and tobacco fields of old Virginia.  Those.were dark days  for the old colony, for ruin  and desolation followed  in the wake of war.   The oldest, and  wealthiest families were   reduced   to  poverty, and there was nothing left for  the youth of thc country  but' to seek  for fortune in fresh fields and pastures.  Johnny Harris, while still a mere boy,  came to thc mining regions of Idaho.  He was young, inexperienced and Of  slight physique, and for years worked  at odds and ends, and worked thc fickle  goddess-of fortune with a most admirable persistency.   Even in  those clays  Johnny Harris was a-dreamer.   In. the  gorges of thc llockics, on the slopes of  the forest-clothed mountains, in  the  log cabin or beside the lonely camp  (Concluded on page 5.)  .' Wc'.' used' to read that whatever  . brawls disturb the street,.thcro'shpuld  She r^'co'at hn-no.Y Charles Street,  i however, was before the Beak the other  ��������� dav as-.i drunk and a.vag. .He sj:������t':hJs  '! choice of leaving before the next sun  '..went upwri, "which -'biipi^ujd,. "eiirly..4n  ' St>in.!.-Ji.,,'<iii"'-..^> -do"'---iv.!'.;r:^'.'>:-'i'-.'-o'.'' ^k  i month's;'". He took the: iif������t alternative,  Land   is now.a strtv-igcr   in a   sfrnnge  1-oul','';,: '.;"��������� .   ," .  ,,' y .*���������".  !' -i.Au a!-sria!t,took thefime of the Beak  j on Wednesday.    It appears there have'  j beciv- soni'lv 'old   diOVxviuces   between  j Sim-ire: Lovatt and  1!.. AfcTaggiirr., and  ft be  i  previous shipments having :furi;j'roni.  250 to 350 ozs.'-silver,-30 to 75 per cent  lead.  ���������    - , - '���������'?"-.-���������'  * 'Another crosscut tunnel, is',now  being driven 10.0 feet below to tap the  Ajax and Crown Point'ore chutes and  also the new lead-.     ',''-,  ���������'TheAjax Co. are to bo 'congratulated  on the success attending.their vigorous  policy of development.   .  The   following is   a list of ore shipments  over the   K. & S. from  Sandon  .for the'week ending .November' 4 :   '-..'.':  ���������rJiiKE.  ���������'; :.-        '-"'-'-tons.- ������������������������������������  Reco.. ....'..........���������.........19  Last Chance..................;.;....,.......40  Sovereign .....I............. ............20  MillerCreek'.'.................,./���������..........20 '..-  . .    Total....;..;....���������.,....���������...Y..���������..,; 99~ :  ;   We were.unable-to get   the Pnvne"  shipments" by K. &S. this week; arid,,  in future,will .only publish the" C.P.R.  shipments four.times a month, as thev.  arc  niade up the  2S"th of-each mbiith  ���������' ��������� ������������������*sr3S^>���������  t,l;lth, 21st; and.  Tiiree Forlts Ore SiilpmoolsY  culminated in.Mc'i'aggartstriking  tne Squiroori the face and cutting his  eye, theSqu''rr* having , attempted . to  ���������stop a load of. wood from crossing, a  rond leading' to''.Mrs-Brown's house,  but all: oh his propeity. A ��������� warrant  was issued for McTaggart,.and in court  he vras fined-So-and. costs. "������������������]���������.  One of the chosen of Israel, a Jewish  pedlar named Pel.lman, has been perambulating   around, these   parts   for  some time, and now he appears  to be  at the end of his rope  for the present.  Some-three months ago he took a gold  watch worth ������125 from.lt. Stewart, of  Saliron  Arm, to   repair.   Since  then  Stewart has, had no word of either the  Jew or the .watch till he learned  that  both were here.     He  then. issued a  warrant and placed it in'the hands of  Chief Doolan, when.it became a tug of  war between Treiaud  and Jerusalem,  the latter siUTering,   It -was .found- in  the'interval that Jerusalem, 'had been  gambling and pledged the watch   with'  CUis Thompson- for sonie debt.   When  the  western constable, came' for  the,  Jew, Thompson turned the watch over  to   the   authorities.     The   Jew   and  Thofnpb.ijii   le'l   for Sulmcm Arm   on  Monday,   the'Jew  under the warrant  and ���������''������������������iioinpsou   to  give   prosecuting  evidence.  "A Close Cr.ll.  The passengers on tho.).C.P.Il. train  liad a. cIoho call 'on Tuesday evening  coming .in from, 'Three Forks. , Osvirig  to the unusually high wind, trees were  .falling, on either side nt. the train nil  the way in fronrNow Denver,'btit when  Thvee Porks was,.passcfl,an' the.gn-lc.increased the. danger becaine'.intensified'  with the trees cracking and falling in  every direction. ���������������������������''After passing "the'  trc-stle^a mile and a half out, a. tree  fell nearly parallel with the train  smashing .the onp side of the passenger  coach in' tho. vicinity of the windows  almost its entire length nr. .The  stampede of the terrified parsengers  was confusion confounded, but fortunately beyond ascverly cut hand, for  the conductor no further ham- was  done. It took some time for the passengers, to realize they were out of  danger,'.but in due course the train  reached the depot with tlie badly  damoged car.'     .    .  Theore  for 'iJVt3''w������  '' wixii.-  Idaho......''.,  Queen Bes  Total.....  diipnionta. from'-.'.'!:;'  YYiY'mg 7Noveriio:;  M/inS  .1 ���������  ��������� TON'S.   '  ., 362  ... 10-2 J  :.xm.  ���������,-Ci-i  uli.  Gillies Eois.oh  MINING RECORDS,  A Rich Strike at the.Ajax..  Th.is property is owned by the Ajax  Mining & l)ovclopiricril..Co..' Ltd., and  consist-ii of f'ne Ajax,' Crown Point'and'  Itandom Shot mineral clainia.  Two veins run lengthwise through  the throe properties, on tho west vein  an almost continuous ore chute is exposed for 500 feet, the east, vein ore  chute is now 125 feet long with a line  showing still in face of drift. ,  ��������� Being convinced from the number of  stringers traversing thc property that  large bodies of ore must exist at  greater depth, the company decided to  test,tho ground by crosscutting, and  their efforts in this direction have just  been rewarded.  30 feet from west vein, a lead 20 feet  wide, with well defined walls has just  been crosscut with considerable ore  through the width of lead. Should  this lead prove continuous, the Ajax  will no doubt sooa become one of the  great  producers   of  high   grade ore;  l) -  ,  Y   .Recorded  at  New Denver.  .'-'.'    LOCATIONS.  6ct 25���������Lady Franklin; Henri hill' T G John-  sou..  ,Tj*incnslBi*. Twin lake has!n, .1 Tt Cameron ���������  ������������������.Hi*; Fractional,!'^.)-no mountain, M II Rath-  uonic.  .Oct ,27���������Son, Glacier rroii'k,.Jo-; I; Martin  L A 11, Ho'.vEon orui'lc, John Vnilanei'.  Frank F, iiinn- Noo'iuhiv, ,;os i'.randiiii.  ��������� ��������� ,0ft "1���������l.'.-uvliid,,., Mill r-.-k,D^l,-L:\\yj:!  lu'ill creek, Kinii.-,' Wm Toiiiliiiso;.).  ASSIr.*SS.M|.;NTS.'  Ocl.'.M.-Fldora.lo.  Ucl, ill���������lio,'H'lr,lii'.',  CKinTFia\TIC OF IMPttOVKr.IKA'r.-  f.ictii��������� Fivu-ji.to (.; D riif.iiiVriin .-iikI'I',  ]>ui'h������t)i'.  .Ifodkliij; Mini, to I'rr.nvil!.-! Mini.-a' i Y  Nov 1���������itiiwilon, to .las L.Aknilifo.'ii  ('nrbiii mi^i Ciro !> l'ollt'i'.  . Clill aiuli.'lilt i'.'i-ucttun,  to K M Pandilands.  'I'KAX.SI'KilK.  ' Octi.'i���������\*u!tin'(.', ���������/.���������lull, V, T.l ^aiHlHaiidnand  l'TOd.'rU'k A ll'.'iuii bi'iirand M I, i; rim molt, to  John T fiurull, :i','ft'L'iiu'r;t to .smII all inicic;:!.  Dot. 21. ������������������        '  AdiroiKiPk U-IO, Wm Xlvcn to Cluis f< l!;isli-  dn.ll, Oct25, &-,'���������������.  Oct 27���������Alhaii'thi-ii j,  (.:   .11 Wilson   !o  ('   F  .Johnson,Sejit.21-.  Alh.'iiiibr;. J, t.' At Wilson   to J A   Grlilith.'  Scpt.21.  . F.-iyniiisti-r j.JusA ���������  roen lo John Vi-ll::nf<\-  .Inn'f!). l.>!)7. ���������      '  Adirunack 1-!), Arthur Million to\Vm N'uvui  Oot.2!i. ��������� ������������������  Snmol-il.Wiii Hiintort,oHiu;hNc\-!n, -Vnsrl. I  . .Hobion ll-(il,Uub.i:;.I(i,lioiiuois l.l-F.Marvan  to John X IVicltnrt. July 21.  Oct. 2S���������Hlnck Dliunonil I,Xcirmnn-3101111111 n  toHJM1\'alkor,Oct2l..   " ���������        .  Oct'30���������Ilobson.10 (II,  Cnb.a!!-h.i.   Iroquois.1,  IS Marvin lo F S Boii^ard. .1 tily 2-i.  Hla(!kEagl..'.!,C*ha.sNeuhau.s to Jas H I!van,  Oct, 27.  ABANDONMENTS.  Oct"���������Hard Scramble, Hidden Treasures  K Green..  Oct.2S���������Wilson, E C Poasc.  GRANT OF WATER RIGHT.  Oet2o���������To Last Chance nunc,30 inclieii out  ol Noble Five  slklo, a branch  ot Carpenter  creek.  The recent lengthy article on Bdti.sh  Uolumbiu iii the "Times has'attracted  considerable attention  to the. niiricral  wealth'of the province  .'md.-hai been  the cause of several letters'in  the correspondence  columns   of   the Times.  Sir Charles Eoss, who, by the w.ty, will  shortly   lcii.vo   for   British Oolum bin.,  writing _from   IJalriagbn Castle, .'Koss-  sliiro, criticises'.at., considerable length,  somcof the remarks of the Times correspondent.   He lays special emphasis  oh the fact that the correspondent has  confined   himself  almost, entirely  to  placer and  hydraulic mining, dismissing the subj.ect of reef mining in JCoo-'  te'nay in a f'civ lines.   Sir Charles Eoss '  thinks that the correspondent-is likely  lo mislead people,, as while litis "not  ���������aware   (hat  there   is   any   hydr.-uilic  'ndiie-- in British Columbia which litis  repaid the money expended.on it/thero  sire several reef 'mines that firo payim;  from ������2.000 to xiOMO^i, month iniliv-  .i.deni!s after deductvi';;-all (lie working  expenses of the pi'ot.'VJty."'  -Aff.er   sujii'l-iiKufing    the'  vonTs-  prind'.-'i:i.'s ,ii)J''..')iiai.ii-.'n  i'i''i;-."i'di):;.;' 'railway t'ctir:trnati'>n ir; tl;<-' K(x.ti?i:.-ty  '>ii-  ���������  Charles Eoss objects to  ihe inclusion  of ' iu'VclK'okc .���������iiuon:',  portaot centers, ar.d :-'-.-  ililu that  no mention  of ran:  son."  .Sir CharlC:' Eoss   ooiu'i;  m ark in ir'  that   ''undoul.'teilly    i)]  (i(ilumbi:i. oli'cis a, very fair  lid  British capital.  ���������sire  to  attr.ic!  I.!i('   ! ii.i.1!:���������;  ���������>h ''ici������! ii!  should ir- .  ,di cit-ii's as   l;o:-7?Hi.;;:d   and  1 in - ���������  !-!,!.���������  the irive?tmout of  those who inert th  .'.UU!'*  IVel-  .'   iv-  ���������iti^h  i  for  But  the  attention ot' tlio investing.1' -public., to  legitimate enterprise would oertainh'  noi.p'oommotid hydraulic and p'aec'i'  mining, although it is. possible that  isolated eu.vts may bo .found which  miylu justify the JlonCiiu; of one  conipanv."���������Eossie.nd Leadir.  WHAT Dk. A. E. SALTEl!.' SAYS.  Buffalo, X. Y.���������Gents :���������From my  personal knowledge, gained in observing theeflect of your Shiloh's Cure in  cases of advanced consumption, .[ am  prepared to say it is the most reliable  remedy that has ever been brought to  my-nttentention. It has certainly  saved many from consumption. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Store.  ���������it  y  .'~V..aM  X2  A"-".1.  ��������� - V.' M$  m  Jimmy and Jane.  Those wove thoir uanics���������Jimmy and  Jtuio. Everybody in tho village knew  them; (buy "and many friends; yet all  agreed with wonderful unanimity that  thoy woro two of tliu strangest individuals ever  seen.  Jimmy���������bis full name was James  Bradford���������was abaebclur of about fifty  yearn, reputed to havo a stocking full of  gold and silver coins, which he kept in  his feather bod. He was a noted- hntor of  women, und seldom upoke to one.  Juno���������or more properly Miss Jano  Green���������was called an old maid, lived in  a tiny houso by herself; and had a holy  horror of the. bipod man. Her age was  "uncertain,!' but her forlioth birthday  was of tho past.  Jimmy took life easily, but was opposed to ostentation and the modern  acceptation  of  (ho (orin "luxury,"  Ho dressod without regard to fashion,  but within the bounds of respectability.  He even rode out .in. his own carriage  but it was by no moans a modern vehicle; it had done aorvioe.he would proudly tell you, since his grandfather's  days,  quite a century  ago.  He cared litllo for books; society he  abominated, because it wus Bpoilcd by  admitting womon, and of the fow diversions that .went to make up.lho sum of  his life's pleasures, fishing hold tho  plnoo ot prominonco.    .  Even in the pursuit of this gratification Jimmy was not freo from harassment, for he was obliged to pass vby'the  door of a cottage occupied by a woman  in order to reach the rivor. The woman was no other than June.  One bright afternoon iu Sop! ember,  Jimmy was lounging along tlie river  bonk when tho splash of oars'.in midstream foil upon liis ears. Ho lookod  in the direction of tho sound, and ;thon  a scowl  wrinklod his forehead.  "Humphl" he muttorod, "that old  maid, Jane Green, Is trying to row-over  to Ned Brown's. She'd bolter be to  homo,, drinkin' tea. Most likely she'll  manage to get drowned. What a fuss  she makes, splashin' an' flappin" about.'  Ho pulled lip his lino with an "angry  jerk, put afresh worm oh the hook,  and.thon cast, out the lipe again, with  an outlay ot strength quite unnecessary, unless to give, vent to his indignation.  The "splashin' an' flappin' about," instead of dying away in the distanco  as the boat neared tho other side of  the river, .grew louder and moro disturbing, and halt in wonder, half anger, Jimmy  looked around again.  "Drat the luck!" he' cried. "If sho  ain't gone an' rowed right smack inter  that eddy���������the only one within two  miles at that. 'It that ain't jest liko  a fool woman. I'd like to know what  'tis  like."  Just then his attention .was attracted to his line, and Jano's peril  was for a moment forgotten.  A forcible reminder came in the form  of a loud piercing scream, followed By  a frightened appeal  for help.  "There, jest as might ha' been expected. The first bite I've had for an  hour, an' that miser'ble woman had to  let out a screech an' scare the fish  away."  "Help 1 Help! I shall drow-n!"scream-  ed the woman.  There Was no question about it Miss  Jane was in great peril. Her boat, an  old leaky shell���������was twirling about the  rapid, rotary motion causing at frequent intervals foamy waves to splash  over its sides/and it bade fair ,to sink  in short order.  "Let her drown!" growled tho woman-hater savagely. "There'll bo ono  less woman;���������gosh I she will go down  as sure as fate. Bein' a sort of human  critter, I s'pose I'llhev to pull her out,  er the neighbors''ll lynch me."  His own boat happpened to be near  at hand, and a few rapid strokes  brought him as near the eddy as safety    (permitted.  "Here!" eriod he, grumblingly, as he  threw out a rope, "ketch hold of that,  if you don't' want to drown."  Miss Jane had been so occupied with  her fears and struggles that, up to this  moment she was unaware that assistance ;had arrived. At the sound of his  voice she turned quickly.  Hor hasty movement caused the boat  to go down, but she clung heroically to  the oars and regarded her would-be  rescurer with a look of horror.  "Merciful powers! Jimmy Bradford,  of  all  men   loinme  drown!"  "Don't   be    a   tarnation    fool,  Jane  Green! Ketch hold of that, rope an' I'll'  pull you out."  "Never!" cried Jane, spurting out a  stream of water from her mouth and  paddling desperately with both hands  ������o keep    afloat.  "Then I'll     pull    ye    out, anyhow!"  ejaculated Jimmy.   "I never knew any  livin' woman had such grit. You're too  plucky for fish bait, an' I'll save *ve, i  whether  er no."  Despite Jane's gurgled protests, he  hurriedly hauled in the rope, formed  a slipnoose at one end, and hurled it  over the half drowned woman's shoulders. Then he exerted his strength in  a vigorous pull, which Jane resisted  with all her waning powers, and succeeded in  lifting her into the boat.  "O dearl" she gasped. "And to think  that I should owe my life to Jimmy  Bradford,"- and then, too much exhausted to bear up longer, she closed  hei* eyes and fainted away.  "Wuss on' wuss!" oried Jimmy. "Did j  ever  a man   hev such   luok?  What  in  the  world  am  I goin'g   to  do  with a  /aintin', half-drowned woman, i-'d like  to know! I've halt a wnd to loAve Cher  I here in the boat an' start for home."  But he didn't. , He did precisely the  opposite.  Ho drew the boat upon the sloping  shore, and liter carrying Miss Jane to  a sheltered spot beneath a wide-spreading willow tree, proceeded to restore  her to consciousness.' When she opened, her eyes lho first thing that mot  her gaze was Jimmy's face.  "O, mysoull" she gasped, feebly,  'Am,I in the power of the Evil One?"  "Draw it a little mild, Jano Green.  I. ain't the Evil One, nor no kin [to  him as I knows on. An' you're show-  in' mighty Iittlo appreciation for hav-  in'g your  life saved, I caD tell ye."  "Wall," said Jane; after a moment'?  thought, "perhaps I was a little too  harsh. I s'pose thero are wuss boin's  on tho fa&e ofthia airth than you be.  I reckon you'd ha' better let mo  drown,- though, than to set all the  tongues  o'    scandal    waggin'   against  WHAT IS QOINQ ON IN THE FOUR  CORNERS OF THE GLOBE.  Old und New World Events of Interest Chronicled Briefly���������Interesting Happenings oi  Recent Date-  time spent at the University of Fried-  burg, in Switzerland, in the count for  its degrees, on the ground that, the  teaching there has deteriorated below  university slan/ards s'nee the Dominican monks havo,.'obtained' control.  The other German universities are  likely to follow the example of Leipzig, and will refuse to recognize the  Freidburg degrees.as well.  In a local match' in Yorkshire, a few  yoars ago, one of the fielders was in-  Air cushions made of paper,  are used ' jured, and  had to lie taken away in a  by- tho. Japanese.  ,   Mexico;lias had 55 presidents during  the past 77 years.  trap; as tho wounded player was being driyon along a road ��������� skirting the  cricket fhdd thc batsrnan ihado a HIty  Fowls aro plucked alive in Malta, in ! drive, which was splendidly caught by  the public markets. ��������� "  W" ed ,m:-n l?' ������ ,who?"ba������d*?,!he  _,     , , , ...   ball fell, and was held.     The fielding  The  best   opals    are , now    obtainod   sid() .lppi,aled ������or the 0.ltch     1)ul    tho  from Hungary and, Honduras  batsman wasdeclared to bo "not out,"  In some parts of Norway corn is still 'as the ball was out of tho ground when  ,-Qe* '     *"     - -       -     - cimrht  "You're too plucky a woman to feed   usod, as a substitute for coin. I   '   b    '        _  tishos  on,   an'   too   good   looking,   fo." I    The    BrRish    GovernmenL      realizes I    Austnan-Hungary ts making an   in-  Jane's pale face changed in    a   mo- L,,. ���������nn f Y,lsi,, nar,er iteresdng experiment   to open up  new  ment to a deep carnation hue, and hor ~^'300 * yeal fl0m waste paper. _ 'channels for its,trade. A steamer, tho  tone might have indicated either real      The  average    weight    of    men      n    Posei(] ������ ������|      .  or  pretended reproach as sho  replied:   England is 155 1b., and that of women,     ......'       ,    ,,      l       ,    ;       .      ���������  "Shame on  ye,  Jimmy Bradford,  to   123 lb. j exhibition    of    the    pro.lucts of      the  make fun of a misfortunate an' de- From two to three tons of stamps , monarohy, will soon leave Trieste  feusoless woman. I'll go homo' this aro d Lched daiIy ������rom Somerset .'������>r, L)i0 ohiot ports of the Levant, the  minute." House ' Red Sea,   Hindostan,   tho East  Indies,  Sh*i arose,  trembling and weak, and *      . China and Japan.   Its arrival will  bo  attempted to walk away.but stagger- j Lhe University Press of Oxford has ovtensi(,oJy ttdvortisod beforehand at  ed and waa obliged to grasp a branch appliances for printing in 150 different each port, and commercial travellers  of a tree for support. _     languages. jon board will try lo secure orders for  "You're  too weak to go  home now, <    There  are 27 Royal  families  in   Eu-   the exhibitors, ���������  and  to    find    capable  n?rnB'!\ u3f,Ld      Jimmy,     approaohtng. ' two-thirds of which are of Gor-!ieenls at the     points    touched.     The  "You'd better stop awhile longer. man origin  "So you could make more fun of me, ,,.-_,.' ���������        ,  1 h'poso," slid she, tartly.   "No, thank '    M- Berlier, a   French engineer,  you, Mr. Bradford." projected  a  tunnel  between Gibraltar  "I didn't say more'n I meant, Jane  and Morocco.  Green,  nor    more'n I'd    say    another (    it is  siljd that about  50,000  servant  j Government has granted a subsidy of  u.,��������� '50,000 florins to assistthe enterprise  timo.   I never knew before that women     irlg       ������ th    Gorman provinces to  had so much gumption.   But if you re  Berlia every year.  bound to go I'll givel you a boost, for *   ���������*  you  couldn't    get    thero  alone.  Here. I '���������  Some ������������  the best sausages exported  take my mm." from   Germany    to the United   States  "An'  set  tho hull town  to talkiti',"   are made of horse flesh,  cried Juno. i    Gorman post-office employes aro not  '"Taint bast that they talk " retort-  pormiUod t6 marry witbouC    lh6   spc.  od  Jimmy       The   first  one   that  says   cial pormission o������ (he Government,  a word ag'inst -you will feel that,   ex-      ���������,,x ^ ���������  hibiting r hard and formidable fist.     ���������     'he toll on tl11 ordinary ship passing  Atlet   considerable   persuasion,  Jane   thruugh th^ Siez Canal averages about  was at  last   induced  to  take his arm,   ������8 0 'J I13    distance   ii    ninety-two  and off thuy walked, a most singular   miles,  looking couplo. ..-������������������".'������������������ ''���������'I ��������� The    Haytian    Government is    very  NEW NAVAL THEORY.  Iilg   itntdiV  Says  Ships    Arc     Obsolete^  llli-uiii .lliixlm.  "Naval and military authorities must  soon give due consideration to the aerial torpedo," wried niram Maxim; in  the Scientific American., "Froui half  a ton to a.ton' of high explosives can  certainly bo thrown with absolute safety and great accuracy at all fighting  ranges at sea, and if such quantities of  high explosive, striking and exploding  on board a battle ship by impact upon  its superstructure,-will destroy the vessel, or throw it out of action, or if such  quantities, when projected into the  hot ginger Lea to once. An' if you'll ing of bread, Lho bakers of Berlin put ' water, and exploding as submarine  imrco to it I'll drop in to-morrow an' each loaf in a paper bag just after it mines adjacent to the hull of a battle  seo how you are." ls  baked. [ ship, -will suffice to blow her up or sink  Jano ngrood to it ooyly, and Jimmy .    The present population of Bordeaux, ! Lcrj lhon   Lhe ������irst shoL   o������   the .ierial  Eranco,  is 297,000   of whom  18,8C;1 are j t        do proposed by me will ren  in receipt of assistance from charitable    ,        ,     , , ,   ,,, -   . . ,,  societies I ^er obsolete every  battle ship in    lho  The sum of 525 guineas was paid in   world.  Edinburgh for a copy of tho first odi- !     ltnuMjnso sums of money will no long-  lion of Burn's posms, printod in 1786.' cr be expended in armored protection  But 11 month later found her the wife  It was in the original blue paper cov-   which will nol protect, and in the con-  ot a man who did not like women folks,   or. j slruction ot huge and ponderous fight-  A curiosity recntly exhibited at ' ing machines whose very size renders  Stockholm was a section four feet in them a more easy prey to the torpedo  diameter  from a pine tree, which grew ' gUn   than  a small    and light  cruiser,  GO to 70 miles north ot the Arctic Cir- i   .      ,     . . v .    . . ,  ,  , I simply big enough   to  provide a port-  Clotlrof a pink tint is used in Russia ' ablc and stilbl������ B*������- platform. If a  to cover the coffin ^f a child or young Projectile can bo thrown which shall be  person, crimson, for a woman. and ', sufficiently destructive to demolish any  brown for a widow. In no case is i ihiaS and everything it hits, then, ob-  black used. i/viously,    thereafter    centralization  of  Princess     Louise,    Marchioness    'of   mc������  and expense  must  be abandoned  and men and weapons must be dispers  Lome, has made conndorable progress      -   -  with the model of tho statue of  the Queen..for the west porch of Manchester Cathedral.  and Jimmy  turned away, with new and strange  .feelings lingering in his breast.  "Ulost if she ain't a plucky one," he  said to hij'dsolf. "I never see a woman beforti that had any sense. She'd  make ffgoort wife for a feller that liked  women   folks."  and Unit, contented individual was no  other  thuo  Jimmy  Bradford.  A. CANNIBAL PLANT.  Thp ItaiiKorons Vine Ih Found In Klcnvnicnn  Central .Interlnu  There has been discovorcd in Nicaragua a flesh-eating, or rather man-eating, plant, whioh for horror is quite  the. equal of tho novelist's imagination. This plant is found, It is asserted, in Nicaragua, and is callo.d. by the  natives  " tlie  devil's  snare,"  It appears that a Mr. D , a naturalist, hits lately returned fromCen  ed in order to form as many and as  small targets as possible. Navies  must fight in skirmishing order, exact-  1 ly as armies on land now do  Thc members of the French Lcgisla- '     I������  Lho battle ship,   forming  a target  , .       f.���������������n ,    ten  times as  great,  offers no greator  tral America, where ho spent two years   tuie each  receive -ta.������0 per  annum.  A   prol?oljon  against   ihe  aerial   torpedo  in Lhe study of the. plants and animals  of those regions. In one of the swamps  which surround the great Niourng.ua  Lake he discovered the singular growth  of which we are writing.  He was engaged in hunting for botanical au<l entomological specimens,  when he beard his dog cry out, as if  in agony, lroin a distance, llunning to  the  sxxat  whence    tho    animal's  cries  member who-is twice called to order , than tho small unprotected cruiser,  during a silling forfeits half his sal- | and costs ten times as much and carries  ary for two weeks.   ' i ten times the number of men, it is cer-  Giovani Segamini,      whose painting,   ^F^ n������t,in.ore fhan one tenth as ef-  ,,,,,,     ���������      .     ,, , , .  r      ���������,���������������������������;.    ficient   fighfing    machine.      Anything  "At the Barrier," has sold for ������20.000, revolutionary in character, however  began supporting himself at the age meritorious, always has a'hard fight  of 7, when he tended swine by day" and for recognition, especially in overcom-  studied by night. j ing the opposition backed by enormous  I'll a I on. of Dead Sea water there are  I vested interests.      It  would  bo easier  ,���������_ ,      ,      ,,,-,,   r.        .������   ^^  ,     wilh a few cruisers armed with aerial  187 pounds of salt;  Red Sea, 93; Med- j torpedoes  to    make   a scrap   heap . of  iterrahean,   85;   ^Atlantic, 81;   English   every    battle    ship  of  the    combined  came,  Mr  D   found  him  enveloped   c^n^i, 7:i.  Black Sctt>' 2G;  Baltic,  18;   navies of the world to-day than it will  in  a perfect  network of what seoiued   and Caspian Sea, 11. ��������� be  to even  secure  the system  a place  to be a fine rope-like tissue of roofs ^lokm, was not permitted in ^/������f������ ~ 1 a^inSincc for  and fibres, lho plant or vine seemed lish railway oarruges until 1810. On the aerial torpedo to work the revolu-  composcd entirely of bare, interlacing immy foreign lines smoking is so gen-j lion in naval construction predicted,  stems, resembling, more than anything er.il that carriages are set aprt for, lhen (his matter is a subject for seri-  else, the branches of the weeping wil-   non-smokers and so labelled. j ous  consideration,    especially  by    lho  low denuded of il* foliage, but of a In some parts of the world! the east- j ������?/������* ������������������ ^SKad ������m I  dark, nearly black huo, and covered ��������������� parts of cemeteries are contjider- | light torpedo cruiser which will carry  with a thick, viscid gum that exuded e(l 'he most desirable. The choice is ' one 21-inch torpedo gun'and two tor-  fm-m   iii0   ������������������',��������� ' based  on  the  belief that  the dead in   pedomorters.     This will demonstrate  from  the   pores  Drawing his knife, Mr. D������������������ attempted) to cut the poor boast freo; but it  was.with the very greatest difficulty  that he managed to sover the fleshy  muscular fibres ol the plant. When  the dog was extrii'tilod from the coils  of the plaflt Mr. D ������*.\v. to his horror and amazement, that tho dog's body  was blood-stained, " whilo the skin appeared to have been actually sucked  or puckered in spotu," and the animal  staggered as if from exhaustion. In  cutting (he vine the tw'igs curled like  living, sinuous fingers about Mr. D���������'s  hand, and it .required no slight force  to free the member from its clinging  grasp, which left tho flesh red anil  blistered. ,  PIGS VICTORIOUS OVER A PYTHON.  An interesting battle was recently  witnessed by Mr. Ernest Hose in the  jungle at Tambak in Borneo. A young  pig had been seized by a python which  was rapidly strangling it, when its  cries brought to its assistance about  twenty of its comrades. The pigs immediately made a combined assault upon the monstrous snake, goring it with  their tusBs, and keeping up the attack so boldly and vigorously that tho  python at length dropped its viotim  and tried to iuh away. Thereupon, Mr.  Hose took a fart in the battle and succeeded 'in killing the snake.   . j  the casLern sections will first arise,  Thomas Harper, sergeant-trumpeter"  in t;u;'en Victoria's household, who recently died in London, assisted in his  p.ofus ion il capari.y at the to onation  of \VilUaui IV'., and the christenings,  of all the present Queen's children.  The uiagnitule of the Escurial, the  great Spanish pjlacd, may be inferred  from the fact that it would  take four days to go thiough! all the  rooms and apartments, the length of;  I In way t.eing reckoned at twenly threa  Spanish leagues, which is about 120  English 'miles. .  A prominent actress in a Munich  theatre,dins suod the manager for her :  salary. In defence he exhibited aeon-  tract wherein it was stipulated  that "a member of. the theatre who  marries without pormission of the  manager forfeits alt claim to salary."  As she .murrieil, the manager, she  contends that she had his permission.  A microbe-proof dwelling has/ been  erected in Yokohomai.by Dr. Van der  Ileydon. The windows are immovable,  set in air-tight frames; the out-flow of  air is by means of openings near the  roof, thiough which no air can enter;  and all the air'which comes into the  house must first pass a tube, be filtered through cotton batting.and then  be sterilized, by patsing through glycerine.  'Leipzig UuiversiLy refuses to accept j  the efficiency of the system. If it  fails, it costs but ������500,000; if it succeeds, it will save $500,000,000. Tho  battle ship must go." 7 G  '-.    FACTS ABOUT.WATER.  There    are   some   strange    features  ANOTHER   HOBSON.  "Lieutenant Hobson's deed of bravery on the Morrimac," writes an'English army officer, "recalls an' English boy of the same name, Hobson,  born at Bonchurch, Isle of Wight,  whoso drunken father apprenticed hia,  to the village : tailor, who used him  cruelly." It was during the war between Franco and England.  Ono day news came that the English  fleet was in the offing. Young Hob-  son ran down a back lane to the shore,  shoved off in the first rowboat he  found handy, pulled for the foremost  vessel, and then and there enlisted in  what proved to be the admiral's owi*  ship. Out at sea they sighted the enemy. The two fleets engaged in the  channel, and the admiral's ship was  locked yard-arm and yard-arm with the \'l  leading ship of the French fleet.   ,  While the fight raged the lad Hob-  son asked an able seaman, "What are  we, trying to do?" I  "Do you see the flag1 up there?".said  the sailor, pointing to the Frenchman's  masthead.  "Yes," said the boy.  "Well, wo want to get'that down,''  said the man.  Presently the English orew raised a"  mighty  shout  of' exultation,  and  the  French saw that their flag was gone.  Instantly'the order to board was obeyed/and after a (short    resistance the���������  French ship-surrendered.  "Who saw. the French colors shot  away?"  Nobody could answer till a Iittlo figure was seen sliding down the  shrouds with something wrapped' around his arm. - It was young Hobson.  Unobserved he had crossod the yards  from his own to tho enemy's mast-,;!  head, and in the: hdat of action had"  cut the Frenchman's flag from its halyards and  taken possession of it.  The boy was promoted to Uje quar-  tor-deck and by continued gallantry, ho  rose stop by step'until ho bocamo,Admiral Hobson.  HINTS   FOR  DAUGHTEnS  1. You will probably never be able to  realize how  much  you  owe  your parents  until you  havo  children  of your'  own. Show: your appreciation now. and  you will be sure to please them greatly, and at the same timo sow tho seeds  of lifelong happiness.  '.��������� 2. Do not keep all your smiles for Lb  houses  ot  friends,   but  disponso   thei.  freely  at  home.   Cheerful   faces   maki  home-life warm and happy,  and serv  to  drive away  care  and  trouble  froi  the' brows of the old folks.  3. Above all, things, do not grumbl  and^^rangle -at, homo, because fe^  things cut a mother to tho heart s  keenly as children's complaints an  disputes.. If you want anything inpai  ticular, ask nicely for it, but pruy d  not find fault in,: a grumbling inooc  or bo peevish with your sisters am  brothers.  4. When making presents to youi  friends, remember that .mother an  father have known you far longer, thai  any of them, and have a much deepo  affoction for you; so make them a lit  tie gift sometimos, and rest assurci  that your thoughtfulness will bo groat  ly appreciated  5.' Keep together tho ties of horn  aa long as you possibly can, bocau  death will sevor them, quite soon en"  ough, and once broken, they can neve  bo united again. Lot homo bo you  haven when entering tho world's bus,  arena, and you will never want asaf  or or more .'welcome- place of rest.  0. You cannot have more sinceri  friends or bettor counsellors thai  your parents. Their friendship wil  never desert you, and advice given b  them will always be disinterested,  lay all your difficulties and, trouble  before them. Many a person who 'ha  chosen the downward pal b would hiiv  been restrained by a moLhcr's symp.  thotic advice, or by a father's time  warning. .  7. If the ways, of  the old folks a 1  not  quite   up-to-date,    and   what  yo  would wish  them  to  be, do not mak  any fuss, but bear with them. IlenienjK  ber that your parents have the habi.f  . ,,-'_,;      _������       ii.:_i            r~.. v  about water. For instance, thc more  muscular a man is, the more able to  take care of himself on land, the harder it is for him to keep afloat. Fat  men and women���������all, not the fat ones  in  particular,���������float  readily  It is possible to float ten hours.  A man has been known to stay under  water four minutes, forty-six and one-  halt seconds. Another man swam 218  feet under water. The 100-yard record in a tank is one minute one second,  In open water one minute seven sec-���������  onds. '   :    , ,  A man swims faster under water it  he can.see no light, and under-water  records are made with the eyes closed.  jARlE.  DECLARED HIS. INTENTIONS.  . Fond Mother���������Has Signor Arturo,  with whom you have been dancing all  th eevening, at last declared his intentions? ' i.  Yes, mamma. .. Y  Thank ; goodness! What .did ha  'say'?- ���������                   '" ,''';'     '.'.' '"'   V  He declared hewould never get married.  and  recollections,  of    thirty   or   fori*  years  ago,   and,   as   a matter   of   fui  you. will  never  get   them   to  chan-'|  their  ways    radically,   however   mu   |  you  muy   try.  8. By all means lot your parents ha.^  the, last word, and do not think of co." j  tradictihg them. This will, perhaps, ' F  trying to you at times, because humi'f  nature likes to ride the high hors' j  but tho discipline will be wholesome,  you, and rest assured that your gq<J  motives will not pass unnoticed.  0. Of course,, you have cohsideri>  yourself very clever sinco youi* teei  were reached; but bear in mind th \  your parents have., had an extensi L M .,_.  experience of the world and of lif ���������"^Sl"/'1  so that a word of advice from ' thei^'JjrScjjj  may be of the greatest advantage   A-nV%4  10. Never forgot that the downwai fc^lrf si  path is at times not clearly seen, b 8?;@.^S  cause,of the attractions and ploasur ������^������f?������S  that frequently envelop it, thus di hS'iSaS  trading the conscience. The first nti *-- r>*  is easily taken; it may be 1  prompting of a so-called friend,  the natural weakness of will. Lisle JE^P^t* "^  to oonscience' Immediately, and fIfs^i."^,  from- the temptation to your havon {^.iSiBi  safety���������home. -."���������.CV!������n  KM*  $?���������"&{  1-- * '.���������- *  m  t.'������t"fi  '���������: i:-���������V   ..'i.--* -"������������������>.- i-^'-wv.* ;.������������������'/.��������������� <'r.-' y-?'Biv.:'A',������ >..<���������*-������������������ *,-������������������������< -^'������������������������������������, j-^*-*..��������������� ������������������ .���������������������������������������������..-������-, ,:*Y* ������������������:'.'..'.���������.**,.. \.;-\ si-,^-^ -���������*���������: *,ih vc-i',-,...i -���������:,.���������*-.--. ������������������-.)a':^.\i t-Jis ������������������������'���������. v. ,-.-��������� f1.'".'-������ \'<  ft'  iMfflTHEPIMPPIMS.  ft 1ER EXTORTIONS AND   CRUELTIES  \f r     DESCRIBED BY A SPANIARD.  I '} lurccH of Weylcr's Foi-tniic-IIie Tiin-ltnr-  X, dene* SnllveB-Blmico's ruiilsliment of  a Wholesale Murderer-Tragedy, or Dr.  , Kl7.nl-IHiclis- Ess* HatcHed 1������' MHUCS.  \ Dr. Pinto de Guimares, a Spaniard  ind resident of Manila, prints in the  ���������Revue des Revues of Paris an article  |on "The Spanish Reign of Terror in  'the Philippines." In il he says: ���������  .' "No stranger can form any idea of  ,���������!! 'vexations, formalities and regulations  f. 'so ruinous to private and public in-  | (tere&ts as, those which the Spanish of-  .'. '.ficials have invented and put in force  rf fin the Philippines. These gentlemen  ,.' '.have but one object in life, to make  $) ,'as large a fortune as possible during  t (their terms of three or six years in  and then  I  I.-i Jlhe archipelago  j*A \ Government  return to  X I Spain to escape the curses of the un-  h*happy natives. The notorious Gen.  >|\Veyler was Governor-General of the  % ^Philippines for three years and was a  .*$shining model of'well-regulated e.con-  r.'Somy.". His annual pay was ������40,000.  K (Out of ,this custom compelled him to  P- ^disburse large sums for his personal  j'-K expenses and to subscribe generously  |.-J (to various public works and charities.  h- * Notwithstanding all these demands  Iv ''��������� upon his purse this prudent General  l;> ^.contrived to economize and deposited  fj'/in bank, at London and Paris, an  i\ (.amount which his own compatriots es-  I'Htlmated at from 32,500,000, to ������3,000,-  J(J / 000. The conduct of his successor, Des-  !>��������� ((pajol, gives' a clue to the mystery of  (li Vthe General's economics. On the day  ]���������> 'of the arrival of this new Governor-  1?; ('General at Manila one of the richest  ' Chineso merohants of the city offered  I v \ him a present of  |V f   ' $10,000  AS    A. TRIBUTE  Vj'/'of respect and esteem and was struck  I"! J in the face for his pains.  "The officers composing the central  at Manila are many and  ?/Ywell paid. The islands are divided  ���������i '��������� into military, civil and mixed provin-  !:j \ cial Governments. Each is composed  of it Governor and, a numerous  f:.l ���������' staff, all paid, from the revenues of  tf. their Governorships. This system gives  ,i|', ample opportunity for fiscal malver-  i;5 sion and oppression which- fall upon  '^(the unhappy natives. "Under Spanish  * '��������� law every inhabitant of the colony -is  '[���������.compelled to carry a personal card  ]i' i .which answers the purpose of a pass-  '���������"J) port. No one con travel without one.  ������> Its cost varies from ?2.50 to $'25 and  ''.jit must1 be renewed annually. Those  111 who pay less than ������3 50 are compelled  /..jto givo their personal labor to the  'Government for fifteen days or pay an  additional tax of $7.50. As the daily  wages of workers ranges from 5 to 50  cents, the severity with which this  tax weighs upon the masses can be  imagined.  "Throughout all the islands the taxes are uniform "and innumerable.  !/ i 'Every native who keeps and fastens an  ' (animal for food is taxed; if he has a  'horse or some cocoanut trees he is  '���������)" taxed for each. If he wishes to make  ;{' cocoanut oil ho is again taxed for the  ;-' Mprhilego. There are taxes on weights  /'���������ijund measures, on stores and shops; a  'Y i tax on laud, on all kinds of manufac-  !jVJ lures and on alcoholic spirits. Native  \S tax collectors are made responsible for  f{{ ,the colletcion of the total taxes in  'if 'their disLricts. At Siquijor forty-four  of these native functionaries were  exiled to Bohol after thoir houses,  land and cattle had been' confiscated,  because they had not been able to  make good tho arrears due by their  fellow countrymen.  THIS IS THE PRICE  Biosd. Was  Poor  and Thin���������Hood's  3arBaparl;!:i Gave Strength.  ' "After being in the hospital for a  long timo I was very weak and hardly  able to walk. My blood was thin and I  was as pale as death. When I reached home I was told about Hood's Sarsaparilla, and procured five bottles and  began taking It. In a few months  after I began its uso I found 1 had  gained twenty pounds in weight, and  I felt so much better that I continued  the use of the medicine until I was as  well as ever. I believe Hood's Sarsaparilla saved my life." Arthur Mills,  Dresden, Ont.   Remember  Hood's Sai  Canada's Greatest Medloino.     "il; Riic for ?5.  It i.  p'\  j i i  V '  Jr;  '.which tho   natives or   the   Philippines  j pay for  their (ioverniiient on    'Christian principles.':    "  "And yet,  owing  to  tbe  marvellous  fertility of their   soil,    the   oppressed,  tortured, ruined islanders manage    to  iexist.    A primitive  system of cultivation  has produced, in one year,  eight  millions of dollars' worth of hemp, six  of sugar  and  four of  tobacco!      Gold,  i liron, copper and coal/are found on the  islands.   The     exactions     of   Spanish  functionaries and the vexations of the  fiscal  agents    so hamper    all  foreign  merchants and those who come to engage in business that they finally give  up  the  attempt to do    any profitable  {trading and  leave the country.  "Such was the state of the colony,  when as suddenly as a flash of lightning, the insurrection of 189G came. It  was the result of speeches made by  Spanish officers at an army reunion  and banquet, who then and thero proposed to 'exterminate the, savage natives in their lairs,' and' declared that  'they would give no quarter,' but  slaughter these rascals to the last  man.' At first the insurgents were'  checked by want of arms and supplies,  but the first detachment of Spanish  troops which opposed them were so few  and behaved in so cowardly a fashion  that they, were easily cut to pieces,  and the rebels secured several hundred rifles and thousands of cartridges.  "The memory of the Death Hole at  Manila will never be effacod whilo the  present generation of natives and  their children live. The Death Hole  'was a noisesome dungeon, built  in the foundations of the rampart, on  the River Pasig side of Manila, This  prison had been unused for more than  '100 years. It was half full of foul  !water, the home of rats, snakes arid  all kinds of vermin. One hundred  natives were shut in it.     During the  Hood'8 Pills curd Indlijest ion.   '2.1 cents.  night lhey were heard shrieking und  begging to bo knocked on the head or  taken out. The Spanish Lieutenant in  chjrgo, annoyed by their groans- and  complaints, stopped up the only opening by which fresh air could reach  them.  ALL WERE POUND DEAD  in the morning. Gen. Blanco, was  then Governor-General of the Philippines. When ho heard of this atrocity  he summoned the butcher Lieutenant  before liini, and, after upbraiding him  for his cruelty, kicked him downstairs!  The General knew that if he had  court-martialled this officer the latter  would have been acquitted.  "As shocking was the fate of Dr.  Rizal. This enthusiastic patriot was  an intelligent, learned mm, who had  been educated in Spain and France.  For writing a book against Spanish oppression he was exiled to tho island of  Dapitan. Thero he met a young woman of Irish parentage, with whom  ho fell in love. They were engaged to be married when, on some pretext, tho doctor was brought,back to  Manila, sent to Madrid to be tried, and  from Madrid sent back to Manila. The  uhnappy girl to whom he was betrothed tells the rest of the story:  " 'Every one knew that Dr. Rizal  was innocent. All- that could be  brought against him was the publication of his book, and the Spanish officials who tried him had never even  read it. Nevertheless, he was condemned to death. I then asked permission to be married to him, and  they granted my request, thinking to  add lo the horror of his martyrdom.  The marriage was celebrated by a  friar the same day on which he was  sentenced. I passed that whole night  on my knees in prayer before the prison door which shut my husband from  me. When morning dawned the doctor came ou t surrounded by soldiers,  his hands ''litud behind his back.  They took ���������>. m to the Luneta, the  fashionalils promenade of tho city,  where all military executions take  place. The Lh'ulenanl in command of  thc filing pirty asked my husband  wh'ire he would prefer to bo shot. He  replied. "Through the heart." "Impossible." said the Lieutenant. "Such a  f ivor is granted only lo men of rank,  you will be shot in tho back." A moment after my husband was dead. The  soldiers shouted  "HURRAH FOR SPAIN,"  and 1. "Hurrah for the ^Philippines  and death to Spain." f asked tor the  body. It was refused me. Then 1  sworo to avenge his death. I secured  a revolver and dagger and joined Lhe  rebels. Thoy gave me a Mauser rifle,  and  the Philippines will be  free."  "An execution al the Luneta was  considered in the light of a spectacle.  IL usually took place in the cool of the  early morning. , Hundreds of women  of the upper classes were present.  The spectators stood up in their carriages and drank champagne while  waiting for the uppointed hour. When  the officer in command of the firing  party loworod his sword and the shots  rang out the women waved their  handkerchiefs and funshades joyously.  The firing squads for these barbarous  executions were each made up of five  men placed about ten paces from the  condemned and were at first composed of native troops. "It was found;  however, that their sympathies were  with ihe insurgents: not wishing lo  inflict mortal wounds on their fellow  countrymen they-.nimed at the arms or  legs of the victims, thus adding to'the  horror of these scenes. On one occasion 'thirteen-men were led out to be  shot at the same time, all members of  a secret .revolutionary society called  the Catapanan. Not one of these unfortunates was killed at the first fire.  Most of them did hot' die until the  third or fourth round.' When all was  over a" military band played lively  airs. .'-." ��������� >  "After learning these facts no one  will be surprised at the manner in  which the natives have, welcomed the  success of the Americans. For centuries Spain has treated the natives of  these unfortunate islands with such  ferocity that she can never make  adequate atonement. The United  States may not annex Cuba, but she  will find ample compensation in taking possession of tho Philippines."  In Dr. Guimares's description of the  city of Manila one of its industries is  worth nothing.  "Ducks are very industrious in all  the islands, especially in thi*t of Luzon, where thousands of them are to  be seen disporting theimselves in the  river Pasig. The eggs of these ducks  are not. hatched by,female ducks, but  by Tagal Indians, many of the males  making it their sole occupation. The  eggs are placed in large nests of wood  ashes and the Tagals sit on them for  hours. The bankB of ��������� the river are  lined with these queer human incubators, who eat, drink, smoke and play  cards, but always hatch out their settings .successfully without breaking an  egg. During the last few years artificial incubators have been introduced  md are now rn-alling the picturesque  Indians in ?.' 'hut in the interior  ot the islan ��������� .".".gals are preferred  because  they  i u i   less."  PEEPS INTO THE FUTURE.  forecasts or .Voted Men mid What ISecame  of Thrill.  ��������� Just previous to the assassination of  'the Empress of Austria lho omperor  was heard repeatedly to remark, "I  fear something awful is about to transpire. I wish the jubilee year were safely over." This brings to mind other  insatnees of ' forecasts fulfilled, says  tho London Mail.  Just over thirty years ago a visitor  to Edinburgh was being shown over  the High Court of Justiciary. He  made some remark concerning lhe dock  and its duties, and in reply the official  jokingly said tho visitor might one  day be sentenced to be hanged in that  very room. The sightseer was the notorious Dr. Pritchard *, two years had  barely passed when in the dock he had  so closely inspected he was doomed to  death for poisoning his wife and mother-in-law.  To many watchors of the political  weathercock the rapid rise of Mr.  Asquith to renown as a statesman was  tittle short of miraculous; to the late  home secretary himself, however, il  was but the natural outcome of his  own resolve. When a youth at tho  city of London school he informed all  and sundry that ho meant to take high  honors at' Oxford, enter the house of  commons, and become an influenlial  member of the cabinet.  -The Earl of Rosebery, so it is historically recorded, whilo passing his boyish years at Eton, foretold thai in the  coming years he would win Lhe Derby, and more important still, be prime  minister. Both Lord Rosebery and  Mr. Asquith prophesied the things  whereof they knew.  A gentleman conceived the idea that  he would only live a certain time, so  he mado a nice calculation of his fortune, which he so apportioned as to  last just the same period us he guessed  his  life  would  extend   to.  Strangely enough his calculations  camo correct to the letter, for he died  punctually at the time ho had previously reckoned; he had so far exhausted his estate that, , after his  debts had been discharged, a solitary  pair of slippers represented the entire  property he left.  liis relatives buried him, and a representation of the slippers was carved  on the tomb ; to-day in a churchyard at  Amsterdam his grave may be seen, (he  only inscription on tho stone being two  1'lemmish words: "Effen nyt," i.e.,  "Exactly."  The lato George Moore came to London from Cumberland a poor, friendless boy. He entered a great commercial house, and from (ho beginning declared he would eventually marry his  employer's daughter and become his  employer's partner. He accomplished both ambitions, became very wealthy and a man of whom his generation might well be proud.  When Warren Hastings was a hid his  great grief was Unit his family had lost  their paternal estate at Daylesford,  and he was constanlly heard, to say:  "T will buy il back." He grew up lo  make both history and a famous name,,  and he died at  Daylesford.  Among the many records of Harrow  school is that of a boy, the son of a  poor local tradesman in a very small  way of business. His schoolfellows often taunted him about his family poverty ; their thoughtless jeers, although  hurting his feelings, drew from the  lad the retort: "I intend before I die  to ride in a coach  and  four."  The years slid by and lo and behold I  the poverty-stricken youngster of  Harrow had developed into Dr. Parr,  the greatest scholar of his time, whose  customary and favorite means of locomotion was a coach and four.  The seventh child of the Gorman  emperor and empress is a daughter,  their six being sons. The house of  Hohenzollern has a tradition that in  one year three emperors of that house  will reign in Germany the third will  have seven sons and will bring ruin to  the nation as well as the empire to an  end.  This direful prophecy has seen the  fulfillment of its first part; whether  the arrival of a seventh son will-bring  the calamities predicted the future will  show. ���������'"���������' '  .'.      Y '' ��������� .  POINTED PARAGRAPHS.     :  POPULARITY  the result of quality and flavor.  One trial and you will use no other.  1 '  M'. ',     ��������� ��������� , I     '   '  '��������� ' ,,' '  It's always tough on the tight, rope  walker when he steps from the straight  and narrow path.  Some actors are liko somo eggs���������  they go upon thc stage when they  are no  good  for anything else.  tt is said that sunlight is of less  benefit to a growing crop,of wild oats  I ban  lhe  electric light.    '  The .courting of an heiress is a business suit, but thi* courtingof a flirt  is  merely a masquerade suit.  rrolxibly thc happiest day in tho  average fanner's life is when his best  pig lakes a ������3 prize al tho county  fair. ,  A scientist has discovered that  thirst dtives DO per cent of mankind  to drink. Science is a wonderful  thing.  Whenever a. girl begins to lecture a  young man on financial economy, he  can safely ask hor to name the happy  day.  Many a man who wouldn't think of  making a wife of his cook has no  scruples about making a cook of his  wife.  Lead packages.  13, 40, 50 and 60c.  Ool7 liutltattoa In 0������n*dn tot Vh* turn tt  ���������nr? pbua ol ������pMoh d������feeL   Wrt������li1ln>r������a  *       lo Toronto, VSM.   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EYE, 1AR, NOSE ������apBCIAU8  Office Desks,  fti! styles, low Prices  The OFFICE SPECIALTY  MFC. CO.. Llmltad,  Toronto and Newmarket, Ont.  Thlc trqiMom one of mi  original flealKne,  Nothing disconcerts a girl more  than lo brace herself to meet rtho  shock of a marriage proposal and the  shock  ffl.ils  lo  materialize.  TO THIS  EDITOR.  JVlany readers have Catarrh, irritable  throat, bronchitis etc. We desire lo  send them a free sample of a remedy  absolutely sure to euro. IL is neither,  a snuff,'nor a wash, nor an ointment,.  l:ut a pleas ml remedy which is carried  by atmospheric air to every part of the  throat, lungs and nasal passages. Por  a short timo wc shall gladly send to  any address a trial outfit of this famous preparation ]>re-paid. Address N.  C. Poison & Co.   Kingston Ont.  UNABLE TO SA.Y.  Which side does that speaker belong  to? asked u latecomer at a political  debate.  I don't know yet, -I've only been  here fifteen or twenty minutes, find I  haven't, h.-ard him mention any names.  Cm waiting (ill he gels through telling  what    good  people    his    party  is  .Tnare Ifl mora Calmrli iu tliW ftjotion of tin-  cov.ntry thim all M.liur discuses put rojorhei*  *rid antM lho liwt few yours wivs supposed to  '10 irtcurnblo. For 11 crrcuL many yearn doctor-  pronounced it a I00M dUnni-a, and p^o������c^,.l^i������������������.,  'ico.1 remedies, und by constantly failinp. t<  uro win*, loial f-eatmonl,. prononncd It In  ���������"iirftblo. Science hfti proven cutH.-rh to be n  constitutional disease nn 1 tlicroforo require-  conilltutlonal treatment. H ir������Cuti'.rili Curt  manuf-etured by V. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo.  Ohio, 1������ the only conRtituttonnl '*uro on tho  market. It i<. taken intfrnnlly !n doses from  '0 drops toa tcasroonfu!. It aei.- directly on  'he blood aud mucouw Kiutwoa ol the nys-toni.  They oflior ono hundred dollars tor any case It  iV.ils to cure. Send for cir. ulnis and testimonial!. Addrois.  F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by DriiKpIoitn, 7.1c.  HalVa Family Pillu are tho best  All descriptions of Woe.  tico   and     DiaotiUY  Grlllsf,  tico a:  Wood Work.  E.   Li MOM.   760 Yonga  All original deaigni. Writo for prloei. '  K������Wg  L. COFFEE & CO.,    EBUb",h������a 18^  GRAIN AND COMMISSION  MERCHANTS,  Rooms 400-12 Board of Trada Building,  TORONTO, ONT.  Thomas Flynm. Jornv L. Corrs������  SupCriO>" G^rm-proofd'oM^  Four DotSars j  Complete. To be had only from M.  KOKKUTS, 31 Queen St. E., TovonloJ  bond at*roP for oiroular and uumple.  of cloth before buylnK elBswhoro.   ft THE TRIUMPH-  ,. AD JUST ABLE STOVE PIPES.  ^ Eusy put up ami taken Aon u. Can  .-\] be clenn������il, nested, and.putauny in  " a a Dial 1 snaee. Ask your Jeaicia for  them.   Muiiufiicturcd by  C. B. BARCLAY,  168 Adelaide St. W., Toronto.  ' Srock and Grain Farin, rich soil���������Township  ot Burford, Co. Brant, near Burford Village On  li-:ndon Road���������Bank boras, stabling for 21  I'altlo, 1*2 horses; windmill, root houses, largo  IxiurinK orchard; cheese factory close to farms-  ill plowed 45 acres *, po3������Ohsion 1st March. 1S99.  liply to  iimiMAN" E.TOW NSKND.63YongeSt..Toronto,  nr S. a. Read, l*9 0olborne St., Brantford.  Tho Reid Bros. Mfg. Co., ������fcg8,tK3B  A  curious  incident  occurred durintr   Fawles and bowling alleys. Phono 1303. s������d  , ,,       , .   , ,    . , I forCatalomio. 257 King St. West, TORONTO.  a game of golf which was being play  ed on the St. Dulhus course, Tain, tho  other day, a ball struck by-one of  the players, coming into conlnct wilh  a bird perched on a neighboring hillock, and killing  it instantly.  ADYCOMPOSnOtt desires situa'lin on n  ountry uow.^papjr. Good references-. Apply  X. Builolin Oflioe. OrmMown, lino.  *��������� 0  SAUSAGE 0A8INQS���������New importations tnest English  Sheep an" ��������� ���������   ��������� *-     "     -    ���������    njW Jtlooa.  O Sheep and Anicrio.in Hor CnHliiKB���������reliable eooda at  PARK, BLACKWELL & CO., Toronto.  Dominion Line StsamshSpSj  Montreal and Queboc tu LiTevpool io summer.   -Lnrsi    *-������������������-���������<   ytnl  Money is the root of the manufacturing plant. Y .  But few women have time to look  like their portraits.  Gossip is always , short lived unless  it is properly ventilated.  ."Wise is the famous man who doesn't  overwork his popularity.  The present is the child of the past  and the father of tho future.  When the king loses he always  comes within an: ace. of winning.  It's never too hot in. summer or too  cold in winter for the.ice man.  ���������   The more vanity some people possess  tho easier it is to make them happy.  Satan never gets tired of jollying  people .who imagine, they are prize  beauties.  Time may he a success as a wpund-  healer, but it seldom removes the  scars: ���������   ��������������������������� .  An old bachelor says the average  wait of women is until they are asked  to marry.  Money brings happiness to'some men  because of the interest they derive  therefrom.  We never heard of husbands and  wives quarreling about which loved  the othe-r most.  The' bigger the bore a man is thc  smaller the hole he leaves when his  days are numbered.  Beauty may be only skin deep, but  it invariably manages *to get a seat in  a crowded car. .       .  ��������� _    Haadnoho, Fnee-aoho,A  Irta   all nevero muscular paint,  J ������B*J instantly relierod by Orescent Neuralgia Cure. Price 25c. Enolone 3 So. stampa for  trial packase.   Tha HiitohlasB Medioine Co., Toronto.  A' OENTS CAN MAKE BIO MONEY SELLINfl  our special books: lowprlcos; good valuo,  and large oominisaions. Tho HO VVKLL BOOK  Co., Saturday Night Building. Toronto.  .    ,    TerpL_   and r.mt twin ecrrw nteani3hlps 'Labradoi  conver.' 'Dominion.' 'Bcotsronti.' ' Y������rf  Superior accommodation lor First Cabin, 86OJ  ond Cabin and Steerage pnpt-engars. Rates ot  pamaKo���������first Cahln.360.0-); feeond OablBi  Silo; Steerage 322.50 and nptrards uqcordlns? ta  stoamer and berth. For all Information spnly  to Local Aeonta, or David Tohiuscf. & Cm;  Gen'l AKQitM. 17 tab. Sacrament St.. Afontlfetu.  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  GRATHFUL���������COMFORTING.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  r> ^���������"/^sj-tmV'W  (TORONTO CUTTINa SCHOOL offora npeulal  ���������    l������dBO������mont������ to young men  deairoms  of  ������������.kliu( up CuttlSR.   Full partioalars on appll  lliioS.       ������I3 Y&NQB ST:. TORONTO.  SPEE0H IMPEDIMENTS ot any naturo bucc������=8.  fully treated.   Consult a qualilled practitioner, who was for yoara n painful atammcror,  r.nd has cured many who failed elsewhere.  Write to W.J. A^NOTT.M D.. Berlin. Ont  Wm.Millar&Co.  Manufactiirorii of Know  Oiucs, Ofllco. Store, Banh  and Hotel Vlxturea, Jew.  elers', DrutglsU', and all  kinds of Interior Fittings,  19 to 23 Alice St, Toronto.  DrltWi Plate Mirrors, fto.  Central  STBATFOBD, OHT.  Boat Commercial Solionl in the Province : enter now;  catalogue free. W. J. ELLIOTT, Friooipal.  Shorthand,    Typewriting,  Bootcltoeping and ail Oom-  TELE0RAPHY.  inorelal Subleets'are properly taught in the  OEHTIIAL BU81MC8S C9LLEQE,  Toronto, Yonge and Ccrrard Sts.   Pall Term now open.  Memfc������raadmitted at air time. Bi������ht regular teaobera.  Splaadid equljmaat.   Write for eatalogue.  W. H. 81IAW, Principal.  Mills. Mills A: Males.  B������.rri������ters,������to.; removed  to Wesley Bldca., Rich  mond St. W.; Toronto.  IF you want to either buy or sell Apple������  in car lots, writeus;  The Dawson  Commission  Co., Limited,  EALTH BKSTOBED WITHOUT M.WDI.   C1NK OU KXP.KMSE to ihe MO iT DIS-  allUEItHD.'SrOMAOH. LIING3, NEEVKS,  LIVER, Bl.OOD, BLADOElt, KID.N'EYa  BRAIN and MRKA.TH by  DU BARRY'S REVALENTA AIJABIOA  FOOU, which SAVErf INVALIDS and  CHILDREN, and also Rea-s ?ucce sfully In-  fantH whose Ailments a������d Dobility have re-  tdstod all other tiealmentB. fit diw65ts-^rhsn  all other Food In rojootod, witos 50 times ite  cost in medicine.  r*/v YEARS' INVARIABLE SUCCESS,  OV 100,000 ANNUAL CURES ot Constlp.  ;%iion. Flatulency, Dyspepsia. Inditsoatlon, Oon.  sumption. Dtahoias. Bronchitis, In(luenza(!  CourIis. Asthma, Catarrh, Phlegm, Diarrhoea,  Norvous Debillly, Sleoplossnosi*. Dospondoiioy.  DU BARRY and Co. (Ltmltod). 77 Rearent-  street, London, W., r!ho in Paris. H Rue  do Castigllone, and at all Grocers, Chemlsta,  and Stores ovory where, in tin* 2������., 3������., 6d. 8v  61b., Ha. Sent carriage free. Also l*:Tj  BARRY'S REVALENTA BISCUITS, in tins,  Sa. 6<L and Oa.  COMING TO TORONTO  AND  WANTING PREMISES,  Can be accommodated with almost  ANY SiZE FLAT  with  elevator,  heated,  water ��������� al!  conveniences and any amount of  STEAM POWER  ��������� . I-  by applying to  THE-WILSON PUBLISHING GOMPANY. LimlieQ  73 ADELAIDE W., YOROHTO.  3       _ ' JM .imrtS  SAXURDAY;....:.N0VEMBER5, 1S0S  to  going  any enterprise,  no   exception ;  ;;���������������������������;;��������� will;Q' the;wisps   ,    y  '���������'... We"find  a disposition in some qun.r-  ters to boom the new. Atlin gold fields  In the extreme northern,portion of'tho  province fund wfiy ' it is bnrd   t.o'eon-  ceive.   It would be very harsh -indeed  attempt to   prevent people   from;  isc. wherever they like to engage in  and .-'mining should be  bvt' why.   those ':who'  biight "to'know better should  attempt  to distract capital,  labor and  talent  frorii the channels in this province, in  which they are at' present employed  . pronitably.it is difficult to. understand.  There are in the Kootenay-''Country.  ' operating at present, miners. and'.cap-  '���������.. italists who. have boxed the compass���������  experimented-..in   South Africa,   Australia and the-Klondyke���������who7will not  hesitate to sa'y: that this,field is "the  ^fairest of them all," and yet, .we., have  'hut a small percentage, ofthe capital  and skilled labor, for which, there are  most promising   prospects.    We"  are  . aware "that irresponsibles  who ���������, have  'nothing to, lose and every thing to gain  -.- bv ilyin'R  Will o' the Wisps, asicI '.'per-  . sons whoareliving'ontheir, wits at the  .expense of others,  will ever be found  booming propositions of straw.   But  all this is no excusol'or what ought to  be the responsible press of the country  flying off in tangents after the imaginary when the real is  in'such evidences  at hand.   An'���������country spars- ly. settled  'and but:partially. developed   can   he  best brought to the front by .centering  capitii'l, talent and enterprise until cx-  pansion.is warranted by realities.   Wc  believe that the,be>t results all around  .would begot   by first developing , the  Kootenay where certainties tire known  to.exist ;iu abundance before  the. fine  feathered, far-away  birds are  sought  after.   Thousands^who .have/gone to  the   Klondyke   wit-kin   the   last   few  months are all of  the same opinion  also.  doing" Y (H'lhle work, and witlial :.a . no  ni'ori; ��������� cliligihg and courteous se.t-.of  men.(.can' be found in' tlie wholecoun-  t.rv.,v:"i ���������;'.,���������."'''.:-,:. -���������"'..,���������'���������"���������'"'"'y.y"\,  '. YJlit: IlMKsliuitl,'Miner lauds It. E Gos-  nidl's y(r:ir<boc;k of British' Go'liimbi.ii',  and,, principally because, it ��������� gives a  large space to the lioss'lnud mining  district, While it very'.'properly refers  to tne SIiiean,' copying from , Mr. Cnr-  lyle's report;- as the most important  mining .district of the country,' the  only mine it deals with to any extent  is the Slocan Star. The Star is quite  worthy, of every word said, about it in'  tne yearbook; but it is not the only  important mine in the district, and  ought, not to be so represented. The  trouble with most of these patent pub-  lications'isthey are made up1 .by copying., insti'iul of . through the disinter-  ested.reports of .men sent to .the spot  for reliable and impartial information.  A city business man,' who  gets to work at nine in the  morning,   takes  an  \ /&H  hour for lunch and  ...,���������.   mm*  '-.-'.   A-S'Si leaves for home at  ���������'/V'ykj-*0I four or five- in the  Kj' afternoon.  l^ftST^^^^  ^^P* ?f tbe  Political Holes.  The present Local government has  much to do for British Columbia, if it  would only set to work to do it. The  most casual observer must see that  the way assessments are made and  monies expended in unorganized districts is simply a farce. For instance,  the. other day a gentlemen told  the writer that he owned for  years some sixty odd1 lots in a  certain town and this.was the first  year he was taxed for any of them;  and those of them that were this year  taxed the highest were in a 'swamp  where it would be several years before  they were fit for occupancy. The same  thing, holds good the country over.  There are people in the country running commercial concerns who have  never paid a cent of taxes on personal  property the past two years, while  their, neighbors are paying annually.  This is all the result of the lack of  local machinery. In a sparsely settled  country like this, we cannot well have  our county councils, but we should  have some sort of territorial officers  who would look after the requirements  of those territories in roads, bridges,  etc., and see that, there was equitable  taxation. No one man, styled a government assessor, can stand in one  corner of a wide expanse of country  and make equitable assessments by  sitting down in his office only. It  would be much better to divide up the  country under officials elected by the  people as supervisors, who would be  charged with a reprosentation'of" tjie  district's wants as well as the collection of taxes for provincial revenues.  7 A; C. Abbs. is. president of the Conservative association at Three Forks,  and F. J.'Broniian, sec.-U*eas. ���������  New Denver Conservatives are., not  prepared at present to join the party  organization move, though 'Mr.7Mill-  ward is secretary with power to organize .later on.        ' - -" ;  Silverton has organized with W;'.  Hunter, pres.; J. G-..Gordon, 1st .vice-,  prfis., J.Bawes, 2nd viee-pres;; AV. S.  Clark, sne.-trens ; and F. J. O'Reilly, D.  Drancloii. and F.'Hi'-Wilsd'n, committee. ...;' ',������������������'"������������������:��������� ���������.'���������:'/:���������'...���������] '  Tlie Rossland Miner s'ays that if the  Hon. C. Hi'Mcintosh.'stood for, this division Cor representation at Ottawa, he  would get the support almost bodily..  Yob.;'Mr. Mcintosh has done so much  for the Slocan tliat'every man here  ought to.A'ote for him surely.; :;'Mr'.;.Mc-.  Intosh has always lived on polities;  and he,is, therefore, the very kind of  man we do not want. What.tli is country, wants in representatives': is men  who know more about the .country  than they do about-making livings for-  themselves out of politics; and work  for- the country accordingl) . . It is iiot  party hacks we want, but men of  sound judgement, good ability and  honest resolution to serve the country  before they serve themselves. Y  ���������.���������: tfgasr-"      ������������������������������������  Production of Lead in tbe U. S.  lifeof the farmer,  who starts to'work  at break of day  til3 .frequently  on into the  laiiterri-  '. riSh ��������� ^f>A   light    "   "'���������"  'i    '-fr"' i      v41*    A; man' to  endure  't&imkrlr ������Mihe   hardships   of a'  ^ ,-������.\bK   fanner's.life,'must be  robust, physically at'the' outset, and if he  would live a loiifrlife, always keep a watchful eye upon  his, health.    He should remember. ;t.hat it1 is,, the  apparently trifling'  disorders tliat eventuiilljMiiake the.big diseases. ..It does-hot do for a hard workinp;'  man to neglect bilious attacks or spells of  indigestion^    If he does, he will soon find  himself flat on his back With malaria or -  crippled'with rheumatism.     Dr.7 Pierce's  Golden Medical'Discovery is the best of all  medicines for hard working men' aud wd-r  men.   - It  makes' the  appetite  keen, and1''  hearty, the digestion perfect, tlje liver ac-;  tive, the blood pure and rich with the life-7.  giving elements'bf the.food, and the nerves '  strong and. steady.    It builds firm muscles  and solid flesh.     It is the greatest of  all  blood-makers andpurifiers.   It cures malarial troubles and-rheumatism. -It'is an un-''  failing cure for biliousness and indigestion!.,  Auhonest dealer will 'not try to: substitute  some inferior preparation for the sake of a  little additional profit.    ���������  .....:   :    , v  111 was a sufferer for four years with malarial  fever,and-chills,", writes Robert-Williams,7 of,  Kiowa,,'Harber Co., Kail. ' .''Four bottles of Dr.  Pierce's Golcleu Medical Discovery:cured me  and I now weigh. 160 pounds instead of 130, my  old weight."  '���������-..' Cps'tiveness, constipation and torpidity of  the liver are surely, 'speedily and permanently cured by. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, 'f hey are tiny, sugar-coated granules.  One little ''Pellet^' is ii jjei'itle laxative, and :  two a mild, cathartic., They never gripe.  They stimulate raid strengthen thejaded organs until a regular habit is formed and may  then be'.discontiiiued without a return of  the trouble. .They'.stimulate, invigorate  and regulate thestomach, liver and bowels.  .'Medicine stores sell them,,and have no  other pills that are ,'*'i list asiiood."  ���������'���������:   .  .: CHATS .-; AUsD .CHfLBf AI.NS .:.  7. Com e with tlie cold won tlleiybut :cim  readily, be,cured by 'the- application of  Ilagyi.ird'-s Yellow Oil, the best remedy  for external nnd inle'riial'iisc made.  No Place for Poor Men.  It is a surprise to many how the  trainmen on the C. P. K. Kootenay  branch lines keep their temper as well  aa they do,and are so invariably attentive and courteous to the travelling  public as they are. Take the Nakusp  and Slocan branch, for instance. The  passenger portion is expected to make  time, to keep connections with the  boats, for main line service, and often  they have to handle ten or a dozen  freight cars with unlimited shunting  and switching, and all on a three to  five per cent, grade. Very, often the  engines seem almost wholly incapable  r>f doing the work for lack of power.  .ft i.*j not as bad at all seasoM, but now  there is an unusually large quantity  Y ore handling, and besides it is the  i'lisiest season of the,year with general  :' eight .and pa3sehg������jr "traffic. The  fluids between here and   Nakusp are 1 welcome.  .Returns to the United States geological survey show that the. total production of lead in the United States from  all sources during the first six months  of 189S was 156,598 net tons, as compared with 2S9.59S tons during tbe year  .1897 and 264,994 tons in 1S96. This includes soft lead, hard lead and the  metal obtained by smelting foreign  base bullion and ores in bond. During  the first half pf ..'1898 there was ex-  porteti.33,439 tons of lead from foreign  base bullion refined in bond and 7,308  short tons of lead from foreign ore  smelted in bond. , Eeports from nearly  all the important producers show a  decline in stocks from 17,608 tons in  January 1 to 16,760 tons of July 1. The  estimate of consumption'for the first  half of 189S is 118,767 short tons. The  figures presented indicate an increased  production in the United States,  balanced fully by a notable growth in  the consumptiony which is at the rate  of 237,000 tons per annum.  The total production of lead in Canada from all sources during 1897 was  19,509 short tons, all of which was  shipped in a crude state to the United  States .���������Rossland' Min er.  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists.refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  TO CONSUMPTIVES. .  The undersigned havingbeen restored  to health by simple means, after suffering  for several years with a severe lung affection) and that dread disease Consumption, is anxious to make known to his  fellow sufferers the means of cure. To  those who desire it, he will cheerfully  send (free of charge) a copy of the tbe  prescription used, which they will find a  sure cure for Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis and all throat and lung  Maladies. He hopes all sufferers win  try his remedy, as it is invaluable. Those  desiring the prescription, which will cost  them nothing, and may prove a blessing,  will please address,  Rev. EDvVARD A. WILSON,  1 yr.   i Brooklyn, New York.  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.  Special music will be rendered at evening service by the choir and orchestra.  Pkesbytehian.���������Rev. J. Olelland will  preach as usual in the Virginia hall,  to-morrow at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist  church at 3 p. m.     Everybody  ' A, Yukon paper says :'.; ''There are  with us niany who are destitute, and  who cannot, find work. It is certainly  the wise,.and charitable .view. to.insist  tliat these people would be far better  situated hack homo than Uiey:are here,  with impending winter athiind. Those  who.need relief, and must be assisted  would be best relieved, by being sent  home. Dawson is weir able to care  for ������������������'���������ind house all who are needy and  worthy, but these people" will.be happier and Dawson's charity most wisely  exercised if they are sent to their  homes. To attempt to winter here,  without prospect of labor, is, to say  the least, the rashest folly: It means  privation, hardship and su.'ering ,_of  the worst sort, and no one who is wise  will leave a stone unturned in the  effort to go outside if unprepared to  stay here.  Many persons cannot take  plain   cod-liver   oil.  They cannot digest it.  It upsets the stomach.  Knowing these things, we  have digested; the oil' in  Scott's Emulsion of Cod-  liver Oil with Hypophos-  phites; that is, we have  broken it up into little globules, or droplets.  We use; machinery to do  the work of the digestive  organs, and you obtain the  good effects of the digested  oil at once. That is why you  can take Scott's Emulsion.  ' 50c. and $1.00, all druggists.  SCOTT &BOWNE,    Chemists. Toronto.   ,  " I have been for years more or less  subject to eruptions on my skin. The left  side of my face from the top of my ear to  half way down my jaw was in a very  bad state���������being- almost raw, making-  shaving- very painful. I was advised to  try Burdock Blood Bitters. One bottle  perfectly cured me. I can honestly recommend B.B.B. to-all who suffer from  any skin disease." G. WHITE, .Carie-  vale, N.W.T. .  B.B.B. cures Salt Rheum, Eczema,  Tetter, Shingles, Boils, Pimples,  Sores, Ulcers, and all forms  of Skin Diseases and  Eruptions, from the  smallest pimple to  the worst scrofulous  sore.  *$&���������������������������;  Can be purchased from us in .large or  small quantities at proper prices, opposite the hew CP.R. station, wholesale  or retail.      ,'���������;.". ':���������-���������<��������� '���������,���������.���������''���������::  D. J. Robertson������������������'&��������� Co  r ������������������    ^a?|!sfc|^i^s������>|p> 3p> <g|Cs Jj������* Jj&>������3|Cs  a ���������'-.  A: - new and splendid assortment, of seasoij  able materials for ffllvinds^ of garments no^  bii'.-h'aii'S;-.-'���������'������������������ ^;yVv'::--'������������������'���������.'- .y"'^y v.yy-'���������--:':'yy:- ������������������-y':y  (p*  "In addition to perfect fits we guaraiitei  perfect  workmanship,   a matter   of  muci  moment in this day of close competition.  Our prices the lowest.  KOOTENdY'S T/fllLORS!  Zbz  :;^.;:eafe-;;:,:;';7':;  In Sandon is the  Best Equipped Restaurant  "        in the Slocan.  Y- ^5^ "'������������������'.'  IT NEVEKCL0SES  and the proprietors aim to please  their patrons in every way. possible.  MILLARD & THOMPSON.  mmmmmm  Eastern Oysters,  Tender Chickens  and Everything. Y  the market  aflords in the way  of delicious and,  palatable food  can be found at  The Palace.  Strangers and  Others  are requested to .  call on us when  hunger torments  their internal  anatomy. If John  is not on shift  you are sure to  find Charley.  .���������������  w  A' FIRST-CLASS COMPANY with ��������� Y '  ATTRACTIVE PLANS OF INSURANCE  and UNEXCELLED FINANCE POSITION  Pamphlets explanatory of the Company's  plans and copies of its last Annual Report, illustrated, furnished on application to the Head  Office,Toronto, or any of the Company's agents.  L. Goldman,   .  Secretary.  Wm.   McCabe, ;  Managing Director.  S. G. Faulkner, Provincial Manager, Vancouver.  li������>^B������������ ^rea. *������av ��������� >������������������i. ^Sfc. ��������� "s*. *������������< ��������� TSt>' *^������\ ��������� "^Sk' ^>\ ��������� ,*,������������������. '*:r������. ��������� ^^ J  ������������������.^^ -������t������ >������S> ^<g6> -tigs- -��������������������� -^St> -t^SE; -*^SS- ^"% -Oi> ���������*������������> -=>"5;> -=33* -  pal ��������� jts&' esd ��������� /&&��������� j&? ��������� fist' ^se������ ���������Ifisy; fsstf ��������� &&' /3.P ��������� ^tsy- 0? ��������� ftus)'  .���������VI  .^'l  "iTV.".T  ;s!.������, ,w\-y vi'-JS" w  1*1  r  ft  -The Beautiful Slocan.  m  It-  |i,"  In  \\  11  I*  ii  j/  fa  I'-  J.f,  [t  h  ���������Sfffi  ������t  (Continued from 1st page.)  fire, ho was wont to dream of the home  of h'is youth, and he vowed that some  dnv ho would return thither and buy  himself a home and a pliuitiitiun  where he would live tho ideal life of  old Virginia planters. Jt wns in tho  midst of these dreams and of sore disappointments and distress that Harris  heard of the first discoveries" of the  Slocan, and immediately he stampeded for the new country. lie secured a third interest in a prospect,  called the Reco, for ft few hundred  dollars, and the Reco was a bonanza  for Johnny Harris. It has made lum  the king of Sandon. He has a monopoly of the hikes, the lifiht and water  plants, the trade and even tho-roasin  of the city, and he wears his rewards  ind honors well.  And his (Jay dream is at last accomplished, for away back in old Virginia, in the midst of broad acres,  gardens, meadows, orchards and corn  stands a magnificent mansion, of  ' which J. M. Harris is tho lord and  master, and thus it has come to pass  that the wealth of British Columbia  2ia������ enabled Johnny Harris to achieve  his day dreams and to return to old  Virginia to live henceforth in baronial  spfendor and in luxurious ease.  The. Reco has two veins, and in one  of these is a band of galena that is fabulously rich. They mine ore that runs  as high as 810,000 to the ton. -But  they can only ship in winter, for the  ore must be raw-hided on thc snow.  The mine has paid about 9250,000 in  dividends, and it hus hardly been  touched as yet.  The   Slocan Star is  another  of the  Sandon mines tliat  has made fortunes   i  for its owners.   I am glad to btato that   1  ?     50C 5GC.  f GOLD WAT  FREEz.  These watches are solid 14-carat  gold, ami our usual list price for  them here in England i������ .Co (S*io)  each, but to infroduce our enormous Catalogue, we will send you  this watch free if you take advantage of our marvellous offer. If  vou '.rant one, write us without  delay. With your letter send us  ,50 cents International Money  Order, for wnich wc will send you  a solid silver brooch,worth SI, md  our offer. After you receive the  beautiful watch, wc shall expect  you to show it to your friends,  and call their attention to this  advertisement, This watch is  sent free 'on registered post on  your complying with our advertisement and our ofl'or, and is warranted for five years.   Address���������  WATCHMAKERS' ALLIANCE  ,  & ERNEST "GOODE'S STORES,  Ltd., 1S-A Oxford St.London, Eng.  Jtoney returned If not more than  StttiMled. <  I. O. O. P.  Sliver City Lodge, NV>. .1!), meets every Friday evening.at 7.30 o'elock.in Crawford's hall.  m. I,. ciHai.-.n/rr, x. a.  X. J. GAKBUTT, V. G.  A. HARLOW, llec. Spc.  All sojourning brothers  cordially Invited  to all end.  discoveries in thc lowest tunnel are of  such a nature that the Slocan Star isa  bigger mine than ever. The Ruth is  another fabulously rich mine,'and is  coining money for its owners, who are  nn English or else a Scotch company.  The Idaho, al&o principally owned by  an English company, is pitying big  dividends. Thc Rambler-Cariboo I  did not have a chance to see, and I  ������ould not get positive information  about it, but'its manager, Mr. D. Shea  assured me that it would soon rival  ihe Slocan Star. The Wonderful and  the Miller Crock mines I saw and am  satisfied that they will be big producers.  To sum up, I saw enough of new development in Sandon to convince thc  most skeptical that thc Sandon district  will produce wealth enough to enrich  an empire. It is making millionaires  of men who build palaces in Spokane,  in Salt Lake and in Butte; of men who  buy baronial grandeur on the banks of  the James river. It looks to me far  easier to achieve a fortune here than  In the Klondyke, for the richest so far  discovered and produced are but a  foretaste of the far vaster riches which  an course of time these mountains will  Lring forth.  P. A. O'Farrell.  UNSOLICITED TESTIMONIAL. \  13 Princes St., Birmingham, Eng. c  "I thank you  very   much   lor   the S  beautiful  wnlcli   you sent me free ml" c  charge.       1   have   tested   it  for   nine \  months and it never varies one iialf-a- <f  minute  from one week's   end to   an- >  other."���������K, Wjlks. <  "To give away a Gold Watch worth \  $2.*i is certainly a. splendid advertise- \  nienl.but as thcWiifchmn'c-.-i.s'AlllaiicR i  ls the largest firm ol  watchmaker; in \  England,they can alTorclit."���������ICditorX, J  lie sure and addrcs your letter, IS!, s  OXI'OltDiJTllCrjT, LOIS-DOiT, S'^GI.A.N.n. ������  f* <    Make money order payable to 11.11. i  S    Idle, cashier.                                   " <  < }  t  HOME WORK  We want a number orfamtlls.s to do  work ior us at home, whole or  time.   The work we send our wo  Is quickly and easily done, and  cd by parcel  post as finished.   Good  money made at. home. li*or particulars  ready-to commence  send name and  address.   THE STANDARD SUPPLY  CO., Dept. B., London, Ont,  We are offering better values than ever for cash.  In our Grocery Department, we have just rsceived a car  from Montreal���������new fresh goods.  In our Dry Goods Department, we are opening up new  fall goods���������Ladies' and Children's Underwear, Woollen Hose,  New patterns in Outing Flannels at right prices.  Come in and see us.  HUNTER BROS.  ���������-'W/W������  ^ps^&assamrf^^  SPOKANE WILLS \ nuf  NELSON I FORI SHEPPARD RY.  RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY  THE ONLY ROUTEtoTK.ULCGEEK  and the mineral district" of tho Colvllle Ues-  ervatlon, Nelt-on, ICuslo, Kootenay  Lake and Slocan points.  DAILY  EXCEPT  SUXD.VY,    13KTWEEX  SI'OKaN13,EOSSLAND AND NELSON  AHI1IVK  leavi:  10.U0 a.m...  S.10 a.m., .  S.00 a.m...  ...Rossland 3.10 p.m   Nelson 0.00 p.m  ...Spokane 0.00 p.m  Whilst Mr. O'Farrcll's letter ia descriptive   and quite flowery, it  might  bear some improvement in facts.   The  errors are, perliaps,   not  serious   but  may be slightly misleading to the out-  eide public, and are due, no doubt,  to  picking up hia information off-hand.  In the first place the Reco can ship in  the summer season over the good trail  leading to the mine���������it did a year ago.  It don't generally ship in the summer  because the company is strong,  and  oan hold its summer output until raw-  hiding, which is less expensive  than  packing. ��������� What Mr. Harris  may do  with   his Virginia home later, we do  not know;  but we do know that he is  not yet residing in it, and not likely to  for some time  except for his usual  summer visits.    Aiid we have never  heard of the monopoly of the lakes by  any one man.   We are convinced also  that Mr. O'Farrell has got his names  and his figures mixed   when  he refers  to the Payne group, and the prices  at  which it has been   bought and sold.  He also overlooks the Last Chance and  Queen Bess   as   profitable   properties  around Sandon.   In saying "Here the  corn is never seen to grow,   the fruit  trees never bud, nor do the flowers ever  bloom," he is doing nature an   unintentional injustice���������hisvisit being late  In the.season���������for, perhaps, nowhere  in northern latitudes is she so lavish  with wild flowers, small fruits, etc., as  in   these mountain fastnesses, while  several of Sandon's citizens have their  pretty flower plots.   It is also only a  question of time when fruit and vegetables, on a limited scale,   will  be  grown in the valley, as experiments  the past season proved quite success-  iul.���������Ed. Revikw.  You don't seem to be able to  throw them off. All the ordinary  remedies you've tried don't touch  them.   Tiie coui;h remedy for you is  Br. Wool's  Ncrvruy Pine Syrup.  It loosens the phlegm, allays the  irritation, heals and soothes the inflamed lung- tissue.  Mr. Wm. Ferry, Blenheim, Ont.,  says : " I can recommend Dr. Wood's  Norway Pine Syrup as the very best  medicine for coughs and colds, sore  throat and weak lungs.  No change of cars between Spokane and  Rossland.  Close connections at 'Nelson with "lonmc-  lor Kaslo and all Kribtenav jnico ooinr*.  passeugors lor Kettle river .mil Boundary  creek connect at Marcus .with stago daily.  lanadian Pacific  and Soo Pacific Line.  Norway Passe ^|  Never fails to Cure.  &  A   For  CRjGft������   THE BESTANTn-RHEUMATlG  ^pALGW PLASTER MADE  d^mSsN C^CH FLy-STC^IN EfJMELEt>  ' ^������i)TrIr��������� Bo;< PRICe 25*4LS0 IN1Y4RD !  3fAHE^--^ R0L������ price*too        <  DAV15������LAWRLNGEC0LTd  AWIUFA0TURER5 MONTREAL il  THE FAST ANTD SUPK11IOR ROUTE  TO EASTERN AND EUROPEAN POINTS.  T2 TdCIFIC CO/L/T.  TO ALASKA, GHINA, JAPAN 5 AUSTRALIA POINTS  TOURIST CARS Pass Revelstoke dally to  St. Paul.  Daily except "Wednesday to Eastern, Canadian and U. S. pointf. ~.  3aKgairi>chocked to destination and through  tickfctsl������sueii.  Connections daily to points reached via Nakusp.      Daily (except Sunday) to points  reachod via Rosebery and Slocan Citv.  Train leaves Sandon daily at 7.45n. m.  Train arrives Sandon dally at 10.55p. m.  Ascertain present reduced rates and fulllnlor-  matlon by addressing nearest local agent  or  A. C. M������-ARTHUR, Agent, Sandon  Vf. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt., Xolson  E.J. Coylo, Dist. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.  Our FALL Stock  Consisting of the finest line of Imported English Worsteds, Irish Serges  and Scotch Tweeds.  PAMT/NG PROM SS.50 UP  ''    SUITS PROM $se UP  , A cordial invitation is extended to  miners, mine owners and yellow-legged  experts and all other millionares of  Sandon to examine our stock as we  have thc largest in Kootenay to choose  from.  We guarantee all work first class in  style, fit and finish.  Don't forget to   treat   yourself  to a  nice Overcoat lhis fall.  A. DAVID, The Miners' Tailor  Opposite Hotel Reco, Eeco Ave.,  Sandon.  ������?335?S*5S23!5^^  BE  SUKE  YOUK   TICKET  BEADS  VIA C. P. R.  Kaslo and Slocan  Railway.  DISAPPEARED  Kidney Pains All Gone.  What Did It?  Doan's Kidney Pills.  How Do You Know?  A Kingston Man Says So.  TIHE  C0RD.  Taking effect 1 o'clock a. m. Sept. 1st,  1S98, Pacific or 120th Meridian Time.  First-class Daily Passenger.  West Bound. East Bound.  Leave 8.30 a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 3.30 p.m.  South Folk      "      3.05  A consignment of pure Virginia Leaf Cigars  direct from the manufactory. Try them J  At the CITY CIGAR STORE.  S. A. MIGHTON.  S Si  g        WHEN IN S/LNbON STOP AT THE S  Sis' >5j  H  HI  n  n  n  fi  ������g SANDON, B. C. Rates S2.50 to $4.00 per day. j������|  S*J   Headquarters for Mining ***  |g>        and Commercial Men. R. CUNNING, Proprietor.  ������  2Ki  J" rVT  ^3  . William Cain and Patrick Nolan  were killed on Tuesday evening last in  Sunset No 2, near Rossland. They  were overcome by gas in' a tunnel and  fell from a ladder while attempting to  escape.   -7- ^ ������^������ ;   England is getting everything in  readiness for a brush with France in  case the latter country wants it. In  short it now looks as if hostilities  would commence at, any moment.  . ���������' -^^   (������������������ .  ���������      MUSCULAR RHEUMATISM. ___  Mr. H. Wilkinson, Stratford, Ohtr,  writes: "I experienced great relief  from Muscular Rheumatism b-us ng  two bottles of Milburn's Rheumatism  Pills. They are a splendid remedy."  Price 50c, all druggists.  Mr. W. J. Pappa, 112 Barrie St., King,  ston, Ont., writes as follows: "Having1  been troubled with kidney disease for  years, and not having: received any permanent relief until I used Doan's Kidney  Pills, I take great ' pleasure in letting-  others7 similarly afflicted know of the  wonderful curative properties possessed  by Doan's Pills. Before' taking them I  was troubled at night by having to rise,  but can now sleep, and do not feel weary  in the morning. I hope that this may  induce other sufferers from kidney or  urinary troubles to give Doan's Kidney  Pills a faithful trial, for I know that no.  other remedy could have acted so well  as lhey did in my case."       -���������''���������.,  8..V5  " 0.15  '��������� 10.00  " 10.08  " 10.30  " 10.31  " 10.11.5  ArrlvelO.13  Spoules  "Whltewator  Boar Lako  MeQulean  Payne Tram  Cody Junction  Sandon  CODY LTXE���������Jllxed.  2.10  2.00  1.50  1.3S  1.23  1.22  Leavo 1.15    "  Lenvo 11.00 a.ra.     Sandon    Arrive 11.59 a-m  "     11.00    "   Cody Junction  '!      11.50   "  "     11.25    " Cody "     , 11.35   "  At Sandon, Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon, Slocan City.  ROBERT IRVING,  G.F, &P. A.  GEO. F. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship  Tickets to and. from all points, apply to  S. Campbell, Agent, Sandon. B. C."  Doan's Kidney Pills are the only sure cure  for Backache, Bright's Disease, Diabetes,  Dropsy, and all Kidney and Urinary troubles.  Price 50c, all druggists. The Doan Kidney  Pill Co., Toronto, Ont. Ask for Doan's and  refuse all others.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS  To and from Furopoan points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for siiilim; dates, rates and full infor-  nwtion to'any C. P. R. agent or  A. C.' McARTHUR, Sandon.  WM.. STITT, Gen. S. S. Agt.,Winnipeg.  WHEN QOINQ EAST  Use a first-elans line in travelling betwaon  Minneapolis, St. Paul and Chicago, and tho  principal towns in Central Wisconsin.  Pullman Palace Sleeping and Chair Cars  in service.  The Dining Cars are operated in the interest  of Its patrons, the most, elegant, service evor  inaugarated.   JMeals are served a la Carte.  To obtain first-class sorviue your ticket  should read via.  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  Direct connection at Chicago aim lllhrnu-  kco.for Kustern points.  For lull iniormatlon call on your nearest  tickot agent, or write  Jas. Pons,. or Jas. a. Clock,  Gen. Pas. Agt., General A���������.-i-mI.  Milwaukee, Wis. ��������� 21(1 .Stark .St.,  Portland, Or.  Do you see this  package?    .  keep it in  your mind  and when you ask  ���������for "Athlete .*  See that this is  what you get.  St."  '��������� yv.  , ,!i  f  J- m  STORIES OF THE SEA_.  By EDWARD JENKINS, M.P  Hodge," " Lord Bantam,  hatchway into the quarters on  main deck. You drop among a mass  ot humanity, occupying a great space  between decks, about .seven leet nign,  and extending from the foie part at  the vessel back for about one-fourth  of her length to' a point where the  main bulkheads shut in the huge.area  devoted to the coal and machinery,  and to a score of varied uses m  ship's economy.     The only light  tho  this  CHAPTER  I���������(Continued.)  "No, I am not an experienced traveller.   I never was at  sea  before,    saw  tho other, carelessly.  "Yes," persisted the man; its a  sheer bit of humbug. I'w������������nJB"0^  sitting up there t shouldn't caio to as  Se with. There is a^f. ?������������ *  lot ot snobbery about these ihu igs.I  prefer to come to this end of lhe. taMe  It's tho most independent, and IthinK  the most respectable. ���������������������������n������  At   this  moment   an   elderly  gentleman  opened  the  door  which   led  into  the saloon from the passage  and step  ping  aside,  made  way  for two /adies.  who leisurely sailing  in. instantly attracted all eyes at both tables       The  first to enter was a large, over-dress  ed, haughty-looking woman, whose lea  turcs no  longer  handsome,    v,eie  ne  vertheless staking, and expressive of a  powerful character.   As    she    sieppea  through the door, she brnsauelj lilted  her  gold  eye-glass   and  willin w������P  round  the   saloon,   took  m   the_wbo  company,   deliberately,   from   lhe  cap  ta^?s end round    to  the  purser   and  from  the  purser  round    again  to the  captain's seat.   Thon she turned to her  companion, a young girl,, ^reafter to  be described, and beckoning to her lo  take the place to the left of the cap  tain, herself secured that at the post  of  honour  on  the right. . The  elderij  gentleman, who also carried and used  Sharply a"pair  of  gold  glasses   sealed  himself next to the yonnser lady, on  an imperative, nod from theolber. ^  have said that several seats were un  occupied.   Tho   lady   again   ���������S^J^  glasses and read tho name on the Mid  placed  next  to  her  own.     She    then  reached over for the card beyond   and  perused  it  carefully.   By  a quick  im  patient movement *he ordered the gen  tleman  to  hand hor  the  cards wbiott  were in corresponding relation lo h.in  on the  othor side; and when she had  studied these, and returned them   she  ���������lied herself to her soup, One oaid  only remained uninspected It.was the  Eourlh on the captain's right. That one  apparently escaped her.  The card at her own right hand bore  the name of Mrs. Carpmael. the> next  one that of Mr. Carpmael. On   the op  posite side, near the elderly gentleman  were the names of Mr. and Mis. -Uo  Gowkie. ,, ���������    ,,.,.i  "Of   Toronto,"   lhe    gentleman    had  said, in answer    to    an  interrogatory  raising  of   the  lady's  eyebrows,  goods."  "Captain's    friends,  I suppose,  said carelessly. , .    . ^  "Yes. ' No doubt. McGowkie- is making money -he's a good man of business." ,       ���������       T     J,,7p  "Humph! Well, hero he is, I daie  say/' said the lady, as the Scotchman,  enterinr- first, dressed in his rough  tweed suit, was followed by his pretty  ���������Dry  she  ��������� wite,   wno   nuu , XUWW.UOV.W.   ^ .._ u  quettish  little-cap,  which  the thrifty  storeman had selected for her from a  wholesale  lot    at    the  Wood     Street  Warehouse Company's,  in Ikmdon. .  Mr. McGowkie nodded to the elderly  gentleman.neilher farnilarly nor rudely, but..with ascertain sedate assurance. He allowed .his wife to take her  seat next to' the' knight���������for the party  ait the head of the table was in fact  that of Sir Benjamin Peakman���������and  seeming not to notice the fact that  both' his wife and himself were being  mercilessly, ogled by. Lady Peakman,  McGowkie said:  - '..'.'���������"  'Sir  Benjamin  I   beg    to  introduce  .you  to  my'wife,  Mistress , McGowkie.  She's ower fresh as yet to matrimony,  and to sailing,  too;  but she'll get experience in time."  Sir Benjamin thereupon shook hands  ��������� li- tit_���������   Tv/r���������n������������������,���������i..-0   with the air of  cials such as you may find any voyage,  travelling from Liverpool lo Quebec or  Portland.  "Thtt swellish-looking old woman,  he added, "with the great pile o ribbons on her head, and the. gold lorney-  etts, is Lady Peak-nan. She's a strange  woman, she is. They call her in Quebec the leader of society.' No one  knows who sho is or where she comes  from, but folks tell some queer stories about her. Sir Benjamin Peakman  picked her up, they say, somewhere on  the continent, long ago, when he was  travelling there on business as simple  Mr. Peakman. He's her second husband, I believe. At least, so they say.  That girl's the only child lhey have,  and a mighty pretty one, too, only she  looks too stuck up. Coming aboard, l  saw her lift her dress, and she had on  fine silk stockings, 'all pink' colour,  like a bullet girl's."  "Humph!" said the young man, taking no notice whatever of the gnl to  whom his attention had been directed.  "You see sharply, you might be a haberdasher, sir," looking keenly at his  tormentor. Then, with great nonchalance, ho proceeded to discuss the  stowed kidneys, which had now reached  the table. ,   ,  The red-faced man grew redder lot  an instant, for lhe. youth had hit him,  by some extraordinary chance squarely and accurately. Ho was Mr. twopenny, hosier and haberdasher, of \\ est  Nolre-Darae street, Montreal. He relapsed for awhile upon his food ana  wailed for another opporl unify. Af|pr  a hasty struggle with a large plalo oi  kidneys and potatoes, he glanced up  the table again. ���������'������������������     .   ;' .��������� ���������  "La! there's the Carpmaels come in  he said. "That man, sir, has the biggest law business in Monire.-il. Ihere  ain't a- lawyer in the province can  touch him. That's his wife, with Ue  thin nose and nut-cracker face. 1 hoy  say she's distantly connected with the  nobility. I believe i-he was over with  Lady BJogden, when Sir Antony was  governor."  The young man having finished his  entree, and no doubt feeling called on  lo say something in acknowledgment  of the, garrulity of his vis-a-vis, said,  with a studied drawl, "Ah, you appear  to  know everybody  on  board."  "Well, I do know a good lot," replied the olher, with unconcealed pride,  "bui noi all of 'om. Now," he said,  leaning his arm on the table,_ and  stretching forward confidentially,  "(here's an elderly man I saw go into  the captain's cabin upstairs. I guess  he has tuken il for I lie voyage. He has  ii man-servant with him. He ain't heie  'to-night, and I fancy his seat is the  empty one near Mr. Carpmael. 1 don i  know him, aud nobody on board seems  lo know him. His name is Pex. I saw  it on the boxes. A queer name, am l  it ? No one I've spoken to ever heard  tho name before.   Did  you?"  "No," said lha other.   "1 never heard  lhe name  beforo."  He yawned ostentatiously, and turned to address a question to the miia-  looking gentleman beside him, who was  dressed in a dark tweed suit, and woie  a black necktie.. This gentleman had  been an attentive listener, to .the loud  talk of their--vis-a-vis, and to the milct  responses of his neighbor, but had not  uttered a word except to the waiters.  He might have been an actor, or a  pedagogue^ or a parson, or a dissenting  ' attract-  space can receive is from the hatchway down which you have descended,  or from the round ports in ihe rough  cabins which line the sides of the vessel, and this only al times when their  doors can be left open by the inmates.  The cabins from dour to bidelighls are  about twelve feet deep. On eiiher  side of tho narrow passage, which  runs i athwart the ship, aro .great  bunkers, one below and one above, divided by rough boards���������except in a  case where whole' families wish to  sleep together���������into boilhs about two  feet and a half wide and six feet long  ���������very like coffins with the lid off.  Tnlothis chamber, where air can never enter during the whole imssagc, except   through   (he  door and  from  the  space belwe.en decks oul side, which itself depends for fresh air upon wind-  sails passed down the hatchway, for  thu porl-lights are only a few feet  above the water-line arid cannot be  opened during Ihe voyage, there are  crowded twenty persons. Twenty persons in u cabin twelve foot Jong fifteen feet wide, and seven feet high,  with sixly-lhree cubic feet of what is  called air to each person, when the  hatches are battened down during a  gale, is nol according (o Richardson's  gospel of hygiene. Faroi'ies claim the  right lo go together." Fathers, mothers, boys, maidens, ;ind infants, huddled into these troughs, with (heir  mnttrnsses and blankets, manage, as  best they ran to reconcile ihe exigencies of physical life with lhe decencies: prescribed by in������tincl or good  feeling. Every day, however, th^se.  places are carefully cleaned ..out,, and  inspected'by (he. doctor, and not un-  freque.nl ly by I he. captain, if he be a  good one. Further along ihe deck, in  th" darkness there a midships, where, a  lnnlhorn is always necessary to enable you lo pick your w;iy, you may  I find the quarters of Ihe single men���������  narrow berth-? hastily bul firmly  nocked  up    wilh  rough  deal  boards,  D��������� you!" said he, throwing her  off violently. 'Til pay you ofI lor  this before we get ashore."  "Yo will, eh, maister?" said a long,  slouching, broad-chested fellow, who,  stretched out, would have been six  feet one, to an inch, bul whom the  bending influence of labour had  brought down a. few inches. ' io laitc  my caounsel, wull ec, and leave sue  aloan." , ,,  Looking up and down (he rough-  clad dimensions of the fresh-looking  Norfolk giant, who owned to a friendship wilh the. girl, the .lew-faced man  seemed inclined to lavoid trying conclusions, and  wished   to laugh il oft.  "Oh! my friend," he wad, wilh an  affectation ot'good humour, 'its an  right. J was only chaffing." And ne.  passed rapidly ou. At the same time  he said'Io himself, "I'll remember you  young man, and take it out of you,  too." .     ,,      ...  "Chaffcn, woer ee ?" said the (all  youlh, looking after him suspiciously.  "Then oi -zay doant ee chaff no  muoro that way. Oi zay, Meary, ho  han't, a hurt ee. have he? Oi'll crack  (he skull ov 'im naouw ef ho have-'  "O no, Zacky," said the girl, I m  all right." '  "Yo cum and tell mo, Meary, ef ee  goes on to try any muoro of his tricks  wi ee: do ee zee? Yo just cum lo me,  an' oile pitch im into ihe zay; oi wull,  zure ka ra.r name's Zachary * Plum-  tree." ' - . ���������    ,  Meanwhile (he object of Zachary s  wrath had reached the place where,  with Hi" scent of a sleuth-hound, he  had judged (hat there was some gambling going on. A circle of eight or  ten people of different nations, were  watching four men who were playing  thc American game of euchre. Shnd-  in" his face carefully wilh lho broad  flap of his felt nil, lho now comer  keenly look stock of (he. company ���������  then of (he players ��������� and lastly addressed himself to the play. In two  minutes lie picked out (he. pigeon and  (he csorocs. Satisfied wi!h his inspection, or disgusted wilh the small-  ness of the slakes, he soon went  away.  To  Be  Continued.  H0������ A SORE HEALS,  WHEN THE BLOOD IS PURE ASD  RICH IT WILL HEAL RAPIDLY.  TIiIk Fact Oi-niimil rated ������������ 1,,e Ca8C of  Miolo*-Unwlcy, WHO Una Been Troubl.  c.l "With :i Kiiimlus ������<>������*������ F,,r M<"eTIiufc  u Year..  From tho Times, Owen Sound.  ln   the   township  of  Sarawak,  Grey  county,   there   is   probably  no    bettor  .  known or rejected farmer than Ihos.  G wley, of Jiasl Union, P.O. Learning  that   his   nephew   a   >oung  ..    ..   ��������� w   lad now  about ten years of age had been cured  u������ a disease of his leg which threatened  not only ihe Joss of the limb, bul also  of   the   life  of the   little follow, a   reporter of the Times made enquiry, and  we  are    convinced ' that    the   wonder  working powers of Dr. Viilliams' Pink  Pills  fur    Pale   People  have  not    exhausted      themselves.      Meeting    Mr.  (Jawley in une of lhe drug stores of the  town,   he  was  naked  if    the  reported  cure  was  a fact.   His face  lighted  up  with a smile as he said, "indeed it ia,  sir.   I  was  afraid  we  were  going  to  lose the lad, but he is now as well as  ever,   hearty   and   strong."   Asked  for  particulars,  Mr. Gaivley  did the most  nilural   thing   in  the world,  referred  the reporter to his wife, who in tellinu~  the case said:���������"in the month of Sop-  leml>e,r,    1807,    my   nephew,    Chester  Gawlcy,   who> lives   with  us,    became  afflicted   wilh   a    severe pain   in  his  left   leg.      In   a   few   days the  limb  became  badly    swollen    and    painful,  and the family physician was called in.  Tho case was a perplexing one, bul it  was decided after a few days to lance  ihe leg. This was done, bul tbe wound  inflicted would not  heal  up,  bul    became a running sore.     The little fellow soon was reduced to almost a skeleton.       This continued    through    the,  winter    months,   and  we thought   he  would never get off his bed again.   In  April '    *      '   '"���������'���������' "'*" ���������"������������������"���������=  ilwo of  the  best physicians    of  Owen Sound   operated   on tho  leg for  resorting  to  VICTORfA AS A HOUSEKEEPER.  The    sound    business  capacity   and  marvellous memory  tor details which  She is the  mistress of palaces, castles and coun-  allhough   the actual  of  poverty-stricken  ro<-pecl(.hi:ii y   ami', of housekeeper,  indescribable immorality, one or two,  of lhe' large.r cabins are sol aside.;.!  and, if Ihe. officer in charge    does his > try  houses,  and,  duty, Ih"y will be kept free Trom 1 li-s| Uaily housekeeping is, of course, done  'I'hfToiiditTons are. .lhe very bost > by <lcputy. the royal head ot the estab-  Ihat can be attained for pea t lavel-j Ushnwnl remains over in a very real  ling at six guiivas a head. Tho air, sense thc mistress. Sho perceives im-  in lhis place, oven in lhe early morn- mediately anything amiss, and paring,  is    on  ordinary  occasions  by    no . .      .,         ,  means  foul.    Rut  when   Ihe   safety  or  ooive������ also rho remedy.  Ihe ship necessitates the closing of all,    She is a kind but  also an exacting1  openings, il  is likely lh.il  the. steerage  mistress, and as sho. pays well, arid nev-  is a   (rifle  worse off  thin  i he  saloon.' 6r lMii lo t.on&ider a reasonable excuse  lo maintain order in the motley as-  lo     prose, vp  young  people  auito  pioperly  demands good   service  disease of ihe hone,,  scraping Ihe bone. In spite of (hia  treatment the wound continued to run,  and we were in despair. In August a  friend residing in MUinilou, Manitoba,  advised .us to try Dr. Williams' Pink  'Pills. We commenced to uso them ut  once, and in a .short time several pieces  UI1UO. swxi.1.   ...������   ..   ���������~-  ot thc bono otitne out of the soro, and  this  before lhe  boy hid taken four   boxes  the   leg was Jiorapleloly   cured. ���������   '"'Ma  was over a  year ago, and Chester,   is  ...  ...I .,,. at v-r,no-in the left leg,  the  contamination-  to  and tolerates no shirking.      A recent  semblage  from    tho    vilest,    cum.���������-"���������"��������� ������������������-- ���������-  ���������    ���������     .     .��������� ,;���������������_���������  watch    a> society  so    various and   so  little volume upon her-private lire re  rudely cast logevhsiv you-may ;''aTW������.!i  lates '���������. several    entertaining household  admit  is    an   impossible  iask.      H    is  all<Kxiotes of the. royal lady's ways  dislike of cold  with Mrs. McGoowkie, with the ai  a,   nobleman    condescending    to   this  housekeeper.'  "I congratulate you, Mr. McGowkie,"  he said, glancing at Mrs. McGowkie's  fresh bright face. "May I say tliat you  are evidently a fortunate man? It. is  not every one who is so successful in  his investments as you.always appear  to   be."  And the knight's eye wandered a moment across"to his lady, who was now  looking at him through her glasses.  She seemed amused. Pretty Mrs. McGowkie blushed finely, and then., askr.  ed for soup;, and then, suddenly seeing that Iher fish was on the table,  ��������� -������ ���������*��������� ^nVn on\r ������nnrt; and  pour-  niin-  ui-ua. .������...������ ������...     throb  bing, throbbing, Tike a mill-wheel.  Nothing of all this, except the words,  had escaped the eyes of the red-faced  man at the foot of the table, who had  in truth been staring with all his  might, Neither had the, young gentleman been entirely blind, though he  took hia observations with an indolent,  ease and affection of indifference peculiar to him. Ilec asked no questions.  "Do you' know'who that old boy is?"  said thei red-faced man, a little nettled  by the. young man's indifference.  "I do not," replied the-cither, bending over:, his turbot.  "It's Sir Benjamin Peakman, one' of  the new knights, they've made to the  Order of St. Michael and St. George.7  He's a wealthy old fellow from Quebec���������was prime minister there four  years ago; and,, for all his' airs, was  once aploughboy."  "Really 1 I think the better of him,  then," replied the young gentleman,  slowly sticking a glass in his eye, and  for a moment or two glancing at the  knight.  The red-faced man was encouraged.  It was his nature to bait his company.  He hf.ted men who were impenetrable,  and by fair means or foul, by cunning  or sheer rudeness, he was wont to  force his way over any guard, however  practised, strong, or skillful. He was  one of. a dozen thick-akinned commer-  minister. His quiet answers  ed the young man, and the most determined effort of the rougher traveller opposite failed'to'break up the conversation, which was carried on in a  tone that scarcely allowed a word to  reach him. So the red-faced man turned to his neighbor, who happened to  be the little governess. Miss Beckwith.  however attempted,  and   as  ������������J���������',     shii h:ls,  it soems,  a  sis it  can bo by some, of the s e-'rahiP  ^ ^.^   ^ jiev(jr   ea(s_   hnl  etl.  owners���������by  the    owners  of  Uie  m Uc    aeniands   that  at   luncheon  a  schalkan and her Msler ships. Ann ^ ^^ RhaU sUud ready| proridcd  happily for human nature <"ercn,e wi(h cold ������owl and a oolc-j0inl, no mat-  rarely wanting amon-r .���������h*'?0.���������^!^, U]. what daintier hot food tho dining  ctowd.s  perfons.  who,  .skilled  in  '?'m' ��������� ^^ may offer.  volent work and taught by experience ^.^ every gooti housekeeper, says  something    of    the    temptation^    an-S ri Queen  knows  and re  evils of  life, and also of blessed nnti-, J." ���������"     ,  dotes, give  i  of mii igvii ing  I he  horrors.  now well 'and as strong in the left leg  which caused (he trouble, as in the  othei-. Of course I recommend highly  (he use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  Such is the story of the fourth euro  which it has been our pleasure to report from Owen Sound. Chester Gawlcy is growing up into a strong healthy lad, and it it, but adding another  titbule to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills   to  ly that they were the instrument in  his restoration to bodily vigor  -   --     -..���������.���������- ,     tisk'members hor  valuable household pos-  dotes, give  themselves UP ^ 'j1;,^. 1.sessions,   and. is fully  aware  of. their  ���������     ,- ���������   - ���������    ���������������������������       r   i^se  inloler-i individual merit^ and th������ "'-  inations, the. perils,- ot   these. ��������� intoier to be kept  dividual merit and the places where  " She does not  ale circumstances. '"      -Tf    ���������'���������/���������'' know"  them    all,    for. they    number  The. confusion in the -gangway.   an������i ,thousam,g| but hundreds of them-she  on the  middle and   lower- deck,  upon t and elaborate   catalogues  tho first night out of tte ^mschat-, ^ kept of the rest-furniture, bric-a-  kan was indescribable. ^! ^rmnrlh'brae; china, glass, silver; draperies and  men under the direction ot me !0111'.-"! otlier furnishings���������by her order, and  officer and the steerage steward/we_c,. leather bound books provided  trying, to clear away and stow m tlie  ju. *"B   , ...   ,,,...-  luggage-room  baskets, bags, a  layabout,'and which the pvvner  com   only in boxes the wrapper  which bears the full trade mark. "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Palo People.  If your dealer does not have them they  will be sent pc-l paid at 50 cents a box:  or six boxes tor SJ2.5'.), by addressing  tho Dr. Williams Medicine,Co., Brockville, Ont.  THE KAISER OFF DUTY.  tnsiriit   ������������K������  away and stovs       ^        accordance with her ideas    .  n    ouantily   of   ,JO*^;.   Only a small proportion of her many  md. bundles w^,nr17BV..i hundred articles for table service are  'actually  in  ordinary  use, ' and  she^ is  .     ....   , .i. .* --*ng but three of her  plate  and china  at  CHAPTER, II.  While the' saloon passengers -were  spending their hour und:-a hail ,������u.  dinner, and in,that gossip and genial canvas of each other's names, appearances, and characters, which always takes place, at the first symposium on board an outgoing steamer,  the three or four hundred persons in  the steerage were trying to settle  down in their more humble quaiteis.  A strange medley is the so-called  "steerage" of a gie.it ocean P11^;  Walk a hundred: feet forward fom  the saloon cabins, by the port or starboard ways, past (he thin .wooden  partitions which screen m the thioo-  bing, quivering movements oi: tno  Titanic machinery;    past the .s>ouiie^y  ,...j    .LUVru.U|   ..^..   ,���������-.-���������������-��������� wftfomi*iir'   actually     IU    ujlui.i-iu.J-J'     m.^   . _  i.shod tha impossible hope of ielf'������.^   in  the habit of using but three of her  in or near their sleeping-places du ing        ^  services  of  plate  the voyage.- Loud  -quarrels,., oojuiga  tions in    half-a7do/*e.n    different    lan  ������u  LjioiL ^^"ei"������������������i,-���������,-o-,a- many-services (  the voyage.-^ Loud    quarrels,  ������bJu ^ I Windsor.Castle.  tions in    half-a7do/-e.n    different    iau|     Bat once, after a talk.with the Ger-  gu.ages,  the  commanding  voice ,o\   u Ambassador, who was visiting her,  officer,   the chaff   of the disinterested   {J^^U of the Queen's household  onlookers, the. movement.to ana \>"      i   ������������������     surDrised on coming to the table  people,   groups  of  gc  families,    fathers    and  w^ them,  each  plate  adorned with  landr  king  lost    children,    and.^f^^pe paintings.  mglings  looking for    v'aIU'n*rt.fIip'r i'^t soon appeared that, the Ambassa-  and the galley, where ^hi e-tu.b>ned  boys and  cooks  through  all wealheis  carry on  their skilful  labour in   ten  coding dishes that  are  not  eaten., or  many a time,  if swallowed,7 nevei   di-  Bested, the visitor from  the ^i  P������-  tion of  the ship    reaches,  just    abalt  Lhe huge foremast,   the ..large-   squ-ire  hatchway,  around    which   m  glo.wus  confusion circulate  men.   women,  and  children,  of many  nations and comli  tions.   It is a stirring scene.    Sailois  pasting to the deck from the foiecas-  Ue bunkers,  or  idly lounging about ,  scullery boys pushing to and^fro huge  basket-waggons  of    dirty.   Pla������*f*    "  washing and preparing  the vegetables  for  the  ailoon and  steerage    nie.iIs  ,  laundry-men    with    the soiled    table  linen for the daily wash; the baker s  assistants bringing  up   the    floui_ lot  the bread of a thousand people    from  the storeroom far  down  on  the main  deck  bo low  the  forecastle  at. the ^extreme bow of tho ship; rough women  chaffing     rougher      men;.    .chlld"������  swarming     in   and      out  ;   in      fine  weather a    lively  mob of    hantering.  laughing    and    gesticulating  folk    ot  all countries ; in stormy weather, olt-  en a scene of    abject    misery,  illness  and  squalor. . ,  Descend    the    iron      ladder  of    tho  bodies  of  la'ri  seek  youngl ._.���������_  euts, altogether produced an  such as might be. imagined, from  combination of Babel and Bedlam. In  the middle ot it here and there inignt  be seen a. few groups ol persons wno.  regardless of the. noi so and commotion,  sat at the rough tables which weie  fixed across the deck at its widest  part. . Some, of these groups we e  finishing (he tea and bread which iwa  lately been served to thorn upstairs on  the main deck, in their tin cups ana  on (heir platters of the saine metal.  Others were drinking off their small  stores ot ale or spirits, brougm  ���������board in defiance of the. rules,  which (hoy desired to get rid oi  one bout, before Ihe officials had had  time to observe them. Towards one  of (heso groups-which was particu  larly  noisy    and    uproarious,  frien*!s.! were surprised on coming  "  '" ���������  ' to  behold    strange  china  set  before  effect-    ���������    a | dor having mentioned in the morning  that hiis ibirthplac������ was Purstenberg,  the Queen had recalled to mind a service of china never used, and for nine  years put away and forgotten by every one but herself, which had been  manufactured there, and was decorated with painted scenes of the town and  its  vicinity. ,.  She knew exactly where it was and  how it looked, and by order it had been  produced and used at dinner���������surely  a very pretty .attention from a royal  hostess, its well as something of a feat  of   memory  in  a royal  housekeeper.  on  ;ind  at  md    in  tho middle, of which there was going  on, with the aid of the lanthorn that  the beam    above    Ihem.  some game  of    cards-the ��������� man with  swung from  some game ui .->��������������������������� -^ ��������� . , ,  tho wide-awake hat and Jewish lace  was pushing his way through tbestn-  ring crowd. A buxom young girt ��������� oi  about sixteen or ,: eighteen years of  age, turning hurriedly out of the cat)-  in.in which she had been aiding; her  mother to arrange the family bunker,  ran against, bin*. ,  He instantly threw his.arms around  hei*, crying out, "Now, my dear, not  so quick. You're pretty, fast at wooing, you are." . '-%,���������.  The. girl's face grew crimsorras sne  struggled to get free, and finding uie  man's arms were powerful and ms  manner determined, she gave him a  sharp slap in the face, which left the  marks of her rosy fingers even on his  pallid complexion.  ATjL HE KNEW.    .  Old Doctor���������Has/ any one< been in?  Student���������One gentleman called. Said  he wanted'to .know what to. do for a  cold. He hadn't time to wait, so I told  him everything I knew.  Old Doctor���������Humph! That couldn't  have been much.  Student���������Oh, I know,more, than you  think, r told him ,toi bathe his feet in  hot water, take, a pint of .lemonade,  sponge with salt water, remain in a  warm room, bathe the face in hot water  every five minutes, snuff up hot salt  water, inhale ' ammonia or menthol,  take a ten-grain dose' of quinine, and  lots   of outdoor.exercise.  ���������    ONE  STRONG  REASON..  Tho assault you have committed on  your poor wife is a brutal one. Do  you know of any reason why I should  not  send you   to  prison?  Prisoner���������It you 6>>, your honor, it  will break up our honeymoon. ''  the  ��������� Private   life     of   ������ln  S'.itiy.i'or.  The imperial family have been lea .-  ing a delightfully quiet,. unconstrai*-  ed' life at,'Wilhelm'shohe, rare .'','enqug '���������  event;, and , just .what the kaiser ai !  his wife enjoy. His majesty haB ove i  been -wearing civilian's dress, athir '  he. hardly: ever does.. He wore alte -  hately a black serge suit and a knocl.-  about' pepper-and.-salt jacket !suit,;i C  rough tw^eed, with a'collar a' la Print ������������������  of Wales, and a large navy���������; piastre i'  tie. The kaiser sported .a plain stra \  hat with black band generally, but w -  casionally chose; a small soft blac c  cloth hat, and 4h this every-day attii'1  he. >yas frequently passed in Cassel, unrecognized, to his intense amusement   l  Almost'at' break of day the German  ruler   and  his  family    were  up    an 1  about.   The  kaiser  onJy  allowed: himself twenty minutes ;for his toilet, and  punctually at 7,  all met for mornih-'  coffee in the dining-room, the kaiseriii  pouring out for hen husband and son  like any other hausfrau. After breakfast    the  kaiser  rode  with    his soni'.  or  took  a long    walk  till    luncheon  then    his    majesty   superintended  th  swimming   or  riding    lessons  of    th ���������  younger  buys,  frequently  standing  in  the center of the riding school yi'ith  long whip, a la circus manager, to as-  <4siv in taking 'the jumps. In Ihe'aflet-  noon (he kiiser and his wife went arm  in-arm around the farm, where her ma  jesly    tod  the. chickens    and    pigeon  with I he-assistance of princessoheri, in  specting  the dairies  and    tasting  th  butter.   Thi young princes looked fo  eggs,  helped  to  gather  fruit,  and en  joyed thair holidays like any farmer':  sons home from school.  Dinner was-.at, G; before and afler th'  meal   th?.  kaiser  retired.to  his sttidj  for an hiur or two to settle    tho af  fairs of the fatherland, whilo the kais  erin drove her pony carriage, with hei  small daughter at  her side,  into Cassel, wherevshe .did shopping. Evury cv-  ening was devoted to music. The k is.  erin, who is a very fair pianist���������thiiug]  not t he. magnificent performer th? women's papers- sty  she is���������played Wagner and Bach to her husband, and accompanied  h--r  eldest.. sHii;-who'is becoming   an   excellent  violinist.   A',   "C  o.'clock tha oldest, boys retired, ind '��������� y  11  o'clock all. the  lights were e::ti.e;;-  uished   in Schloss  Wilhelnishihc.  Nothing is sn good for.an ,ig:i:s:  man ay silenca; and, if Ik' was r.v.ri  of this he ivuulil not be i^;-.or. .'.'.-  Saudi.  ,?' ,--���������&  '.���������>-���������'*���������.,���������-    ,'i-1.i".C,..!,-.������l',.-t--V..1).,'''.i.*!.'i' ��������� ,;,-,:'-..-, vi'- \\ :���������   ^-���������',���������,,-.������������������;���������,���������.-. ,; .--.^ \J. -.���������-.v-;^j *.;>���������*   -..*��������� ^^-a. -t,-   ���������;-���������:.,���������   s.V.'^'.-.-r: - <���������/*������������������ ������������������ -\ . !..���������*-��������� *-,V ,.-t "&���������������-!. V? J..'-'.. ;;*������������������   - Mr ' 3f*- :���������; ������  RL  ������  mMMHMMMNiimmmmmi*   Sk^ven6 ������ a Lw n^inuUVe waf-  S   er will  have  evaporated and the bot-  *"   torn of  the pan will be covered with  dripping.   Baste  tho  meat    with  this  every ten minutes, and    bake   fifteen  minutes to the pound.  HOUSEHOLD.,  \)mrmttmtMtwttwm.wNMH&  CHOICE RECIPES.     !  Sweetbread Salad.���������Wash thoroughly  a pair of fresh sweetbreads, cover with  boiling water and let them simmer for  20 minutes, then drain and cover with  cold water. When cold enough to  handle remove all tho skin ' and_ cut  them into small pieces wilh a silver  knife. For each pair of sweetbreads  one cup of mayonnaise dressing will  be required. Mix the dressing through  the sweetbreads and serve on lettuco  leaves.  Calf's Liver Braised.���������Wash and wipe  a calf's livor. Lard one side of it. Cover the bottom of lho braising, pan with  slicos of pork,"'using ..about-.one quarter ofi a pound. Cut an onion'and half  a carrot in small pieces and spread ov  er the pork. Lay tho liver on this and  dredge thickly wilh salt, pepper and  flour. Cover the pan And place where  it will cook slowly for half an hour.  Add a bouquet of sweet herbs and  threo pints of slock or water. Put tho  pah in a moderate oven and cook for  two hours. Basle frequently wilh tho  gravy in Lhe pan and dust wilh salt,  popper and flour. About 20 minutes  before the liver is done add one teaspoonful of vinegar and one of lemon  juice; strain Lhe gravy over the liver  when  it  ii dished.  Swiss Roll.���������Beat lho yolks of three  eggs with a teacupful of pulverized  -sugar for 10 minutes; when they are  well mixed, sift in by degrees a teacupful of flour; -when this has been well  worked in with the other ingredients  add ha'f a teaspoonful1-,of baking powder, and, lastly stir in very lightly lhe  whiles of the eggs, whisked to a stiff  froth, and bake at once in a shallow  tin, which has been buttered and lined with buttered paper. Tho sponge  cake mixture must be carefully watched, aa it wilt turn very easily and directly it is dono it should be turned  from.the paper on to a clean cloth  (spread on a pastry board), which has  been sprinkled with coarsely crushed  sugar; then spread as quickly as possible with warm jam, and rolled up  while it* is still hot.  Por a Nutting Party. ��������� Kentucky  Sandwiches��������� Chop slices of cold bacon  and a bit of sweet onion. Add the  juice, of a lemon. Spread on bread cut  rather thick and in small squares.  School Girl Sandwiches���������The filling  for these is made of chopped olives and  grated cheese.  Salmon Sandwiohes���������Chop fine, a bit  of salmon and a sliced cucumber pickle; pour over it a little melted butter;  dust with red pepper and salt and  spread.  Lemon Mince Pie.���������Two cups sugar,  2 cups molasses, 2 cups boiled cornstarch (after il is boiled), i lemons  (juice of all and rind of 2), 1 pound  raisins,  1-4  pound  citron,  chopped.  SUGGESTIONS  TO  HOUSEKEEPERS.  Mrs. Rorer advises against using  butter for frying fish.' Butter, she  'says, boils at a low t emperat ure, consequently burns quickly. The butyric  acid softens the fiber of the fish and  causes it to become soft as soon as  taken from' (hs pan. Sho prefers oil  ���������olive oil���������a perfectly pure and wholesome vegetable oil, Next lo it is a mixture of lard and drippings, which she  I says is better than lard alone. And Mrs.  Rorer knows.  Why docs bread dough "fall" when  allowed to stand loo long? Because the  yeast plant has consumed the nourishment of tho flour. Ib can no longer grow, thereforo decay sets in. lhis  produces what we call the souring of  the dough, a sure sequence of tailing." Soda may be used to neutralize  the acidity, but it will not restore the  sweetness of the flour and the bread  is neither as palatable or as nutritious  When a recipe calls for a teaspoonful  of baking powder it means a rouna-  ed spoonful, not a heaped nor a level  one. 'Tho baking powder may be sifted wilh the flour, or beaten in before  adding the whites of the eggs, in making cake. .,    ,, ._.  The iuices of meat are acid therefore tin basins, etc., should not be used  in its preparation  HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  To Remove! Mildew.���������In case of * mildew, a rare occurrence in'good housekeeping, tho linen is wotted and a salve  of brown soap is put above and beneath. French chalk is powdered and  put on'the spot- thickly and it is then  exposed to the sun.  Handy for Darning.���������To assist in  holding7 wearing apparel while darning holes therein, the material is  stretched over a flexible, metal ring,  the ends of "which lap each other and  engage one. of a series of catches to  expand the ring to the proper size.  A -Preventive of Fire.��������� To prevent  fires where flues and chimneys pass  through inflammable partitions water  jackets of tin or lighl metal are placed around the openings, the solder, of  the pockets melting in the heat and  discharging tho fluid on  the fire.  Knife for Freezing Meat.���������Two New  Zealanders have patented a knife for  freezing meat, (he blade being of tubular shape, with a passage for the  brine or other cooling medium, which  enters through the handle to act ori  the meat  when -the  knife  is inserted.  DOMESTIC RECIPES.  Creamed Oysters.���������Put fifty oysters  In a'colander and wash by turning cold  water over them. -Transfer them  to a saucepan and stir them gently  .till they reach tho boiling point; then  drain again, saving the liquor. Measure and add to the liquid thus obtained  enough milk to make a pint. Put two I  tablespoonfuls of butter and flour each,  into a saucepan and blend together;  add the oyster liquid and milk and stir  constantly til] it boils, then put in a'  teaspoonful of salt, one-fourth as much  pepper, and the oysters. Heat gradually to the boiling point again and  serve..  Bread Sticks.���������When you make bread  either white or whole, wheat, take���������at  the time when you mold your bread  and. put into pans���������a tablespoonful of  dough and roll it under your hand in  a. long sound roll the size of your little finger, and. as long as your pan.  Let rise half an hour, brush over with  water, and bake fifteen minutes in a  quick oven; Place the rolls far enough apart in the pan so they will  not touch when baked. The idea is to  secure as much crust as possible. Those  who are troubled with dyspepsia or indigestion can eat bread sticks when  other forms of bread would prove detrimental.  , ''   :.    (I  Roast.Fbrequarters of Lamb.��������� Wipe  the meat, with a clean, damp towel;  place in a baking-pan and dust with  pepper. Put acup.pf water 'in which  you have dissolved  a   teaspoonful    of  ' BRINE FOR PICKLES.  Cucumbers for pickling should nol  exceed three inches in length. Pick and  wash the cucumbers, pack them in an  .earthen crock or wooden cask, and  cover wilh brlno strong enough lo float  an egg. Spread a whito cotton cloth  over the, cucumbers, and on this pul  a nicely fitting wooden cover, add a  stone of sufficient weight to keep the  cucumbers, under the brine, rinse the  cloth every other day in clear water,  to remove the scum which will rise  and settle on it, and do this untilf the  scum ceases to rise. When 'wanted for  use, freshen the; cucumbers by soaking  them in tepid water.  PIG'S FEET.  Pickled Pig's Feet: ��������� Cut off the  horny part of tho feet and wash,scrape  and thoroughly clean the remainder.  Place in a ketllo of boiling water for  a few minutes, then pour off the water and add fresh boiling water. Salt  and pepper and skim well as they  cook. When so tender that the bones  drop out, remove lho bones, place the  meat in a deep dish and barely cover  wilh sharp vinegar. In twenty-four  hours they will be ready for use  and will keep for several weeks oriall  through the cold weather; and are  nice for  either  tea or lunch.  Plain .Pig's Feot:���������Prepare and cook  as above. .When very tender remove  tho bones, boil lho liquor until it is  reduced one-half or more. ...- Place the  meat loosely in .a-'mould and pour over  it enough liquor lo barely show  through, but not enough to cover il.  When cold it should be of the consistency of good jelly, and may bo sliced  and eaten cold, or a sufficient quan-  -ity may be put in a stew-pan with a  ittle hot water. When1 it boils, add a  little flour smoothed in a cupful, of  sweet milk; season, boil up well and  serve hot for breakfast or  tea.  Spiced Pigs' Feet:���������Prepare and  cook as for pickled pigs' feet. 'Remove  from the pot as soon as tha bones can  be air extracted. Have enough good  vinegar to covor the moat and to each  ..int of it add a cupful of isugar.a lear  spoonful of ground cinnamon, half a  teaspoonful of ground cloves and a  pinch of cayenne pepper. Boil.vinegar, sugar and spices together for five  minutes; then pour boiling hot over  tho hot pigs' feel. Will be ready for  use as soon as cold and is a pleasing  relish for any tea or lunch. School  children especially will appreciate ii,  or men who must work out all day,  carrying, their dinner with them will  find a slice of this very acceptable.  Pigs' feet prepared in either of these  ways will  keep all winter  and  area  reat convenience  to  the busy  house-  rife.  WIDE AS TH'Ei POLES.  Mrs. Highup���������What is the. science of  your  treatment,  Dr.  Nowschool?V  Dr. Newschool (homoepathist)���������It is  very simple. We take the. poison which  produces a disease, weaken it by successive reductions, and administer it  in small doses. Like cures like, you  know. . .     ' '  Mrs. Highup (somo days later)���������What  is this new lymph treatment you arc  using, Dr. Oldschool ? ,-  Dr. Oldschool���������It is very simple. We  take the poison which produces a disease, weaken it. by successive reductions, and administer it in sniall doses  a mild' form of inoculation, you know.  Mrs. Highup (an hour later)���������What is  all that rumpus out' in the street?  Servant���������It's Dr. Oldschool and Dr.  Newschool, fighting.  A TIMELY  INQUIRY.,  The time is 'past, said Mrs. Meeklon,  oratprically, when man can assume to  lord it over his family.like an Asiatic  potentate.  '.;   . ���������   .''.   ���������! ���������     ,:  Henrietta, said her husband, gently, might I ask you whether when you  allude to Asiatic potentate you have  in mind the emperor of China?   ,       , ,  Women Guides in. Berlin.  Berlin has now women guides for the  city. They are partly elderly, par.tly  middle-aged ladies, with a certain amount of knowledge of the world, somo  acquaintance with languages ' and an  assured and amiable . demeanor, to  Whose care lone female travelers or tho  .'ady travelling parties recently imported from Scandinavia and, America intrust themselves. Most of these  resolute persons are Russians or Aus-  trians. They also do shopping and other business for people 'living out of  town.  Squire Clover lislenod in silence,  but with a quiet smilo upon his lips,  to his old cronies' yarns of thoir various haps and mishaps in their young  er days in trying to get possession of  the' girl of their choice  But after they had all spoken he  knocked the ashes out of his pipe, and,  proceeding to fill  it, said:  "Ay, neighbors, y've told some pret  ly queer stories, but I'll warrant ]  can tell one that'll match 'em. I rath  er guess 'twould, astonish thoso acquainted with my quiet,' modest-looking wife, yonder, to know how it was  that I thought of takin' her for better or worse." -  "Now, David," expostulated Mrs  Clover, both reddening and smiling as  she met her husband's quizzical look.  ''Why will, you tell that silly story?  If you hadn't cared, to take me, you  could, havo left me alone."  "Ah, sure, it's easy talkin'," said  tho squire, shaking his head with do  mure gravity. "But when a girl���������an'  especially sich a preoty one���������flies directly into a fellow's arms what else  can he do? That's what I'd like -to  know!"  Mrs. Clover gathered up her work  arid ran away, and her husband, after shaking his jolly sides with silent  laughter, gradually recovered himself  and proceeded to,satisfy the 'curiosity  he had aroused,  thus:  "I was a poor boy, as perhaps ye  know, with nothin' but a pair of stout  arms an' broad shoulders to push my  way in tho world with.  "The summer I was twenty-one ]  went to work for Sue's father. Mi-  Bean was a well-to-do" farmer, and  Sue his only child. lie wasn't anyways stuckcu'p about his property, but  he set a great store by Suo, an' as he  know that somo day she'd havo as  good a farm as there was in the coun  try, nat'rally expected lhat tho man  who got her would be able to give as  much its he . took. '<>���������'.:'*������������������ .i  ''iSo I had nd more idea of ever bein  Sue's husband than I had of flyin',  an' yit the fust7 time I set eyes on  he/r I know, as well as I know now  that no other woman would ever be  to me what she was.  "They were real nice sort of folks,  who treated thoir help like their own  family, an' I soon began to feel at  home.  "All but with Sue; I couldn't seem  to say two or three words ' to her  without blunderin', an' was always  doin! some awkward thing or,other  when I went nigh her.  "I don't think I'd have felt quite  so shy if I'd have known her opinion  of me, for I wasn't a bad-lookin'chap  in my young days.  "I hadn't been to Mr. Bean's long  afore I found out that Sue had a  beau.< His name was .Silas Peterkin,  son of the storekeeper down at the  village.  "He was a white-faced, siim-waistcd  feller, with little hands an', feet, that  I'd been ashamed to own, but which  he seemed to feel'inighty proud of.  "Sue never seemed to act as though  sho had any partic'Iar likln' for Silas,  but 'twas easy seen that the old folks  set great store by him, an'wasmighly  pleasant at the idea of his stoppin' up  to their darter.  "So matters.went on until September,- when i Mr. Bean give ��������� a huskin'  party. We young fellers set-to work  with a will, an' afore sunset the corn  was all husked, an', piled away, an'  the barn floor swept clean for. the  dance an' supper he was7 to have in  the evenin  number of day's past, but this had  been the hottest one of all. There was  a strange look to the sky, too; it  was streaked overhead with purple  an' vi'let, with a sort of yellow glare  in the west.  "When I went to fodder the. cattle  I found the poor critters huddled together, in one corner of the yard, ,ut-  terin' low'bellows of terror and dismay; their instincts warning them, as  all these signs did me, of the tornado  that -was  approachin'.  "Goin' back to the house, I shut every door an':winder.  "Then thinkih', of the folks in the  barn, I rah down through-the garden toward the medder where . it  stood.  "But I had .hardly; gone two yards  before it. came���������liflin' mo off my feet  an' liurlin' mo against an opposite  fence I  "I picked mysolf up an', hurried on.  As I como in sight of (he barn���������or,  ruther whore it once stood���������the air  was filled .with dust an'" flyin' shingles an' .timber.  "As soon as it cleared away a bit, 1  saw- Sue standin' in a most perilous  position right in the midst of it I I  shouted to her to'come away, and just  then the' wind took her up, as if sho  was but a feather, bearin' her directly toward me. I opened my arms, an'  she came right into them.  "As she did so, one of tho flyin'  sticks hit one. of my arms, makin' it  useless, but holdtn' her tight wilh the  other, I took her to some low bushes  in the little hollow between' two  hills.  "Sue escaped without a scratch. My  arm was broken, but, considering who  nursed tne, you needn't waste any  pity' on me for that!"  ,    SHIP'S CREW SEE FOUR SUNS.  .Iliigiilllcriif Spectacular Exhibition Wildi  Old Sol Indulged In-  One ofthe rare sights of the world  was vouchsafed to the British steamer Venus on its recent voyage from  Balavia, Java, to Philadelphia. The  vessel arrived iu port on Sunday last,  and the captain gave a thrilling account of tho weird phenomena of the  sun dog, witnessed whilo in latitude  10 degrees south and longitude 29 degrees west of Greenwich, or, in everyday parlance, about ninety-one miles  from the Sequostrios islands.  Everything was going as usual  aboard ship, when, shorily after 5  o'clock, on August 15, when the de-  cliningYsun had yet about two hours  in which to reach the horizon, Capt.  McGregor noticed thai orb descending brilliantly in the east. Thinking  that the' vessel had turned about on  hor course, he. hurried to the wheel  lo ascertain the cause ot the orders  being changed which ho had previously  given to tho steersman. The Venus  lay, however, directly to tho course.  Capt. McGregor doubted the evidence  of his senses, and, hurrying aft along  (he port side, he was astonished lo,behold another sun of equal brilliancy  beaming serenely in the West. In  the meantime the curious sight had attracted' the attention of the crow, and,  filled . with alarm, they gathered  around the officers fearing they knew  not what.  While all was confusion among the  crew, to add to their terror, a third  sun, fiercely blazing and. crimson red,  shone ominously in the north, whilo  a moment or7so later one of like intensity appeared astern tinging with  weird light tho wako of foam lift by  tlie receding steamer. The marvelous  spectacle' will, live forever in the memory of tho favored few who witnessed  it.  During the continuance of'.the refraction the captain made several  memoranda of its curiously changing  phases. All the suns appeared to glow  with the same brightness which characterized . tho bona fide body; but it  was with an unholy light, a counterpart of the real, which made it a mailer of no difficulty to piclj, out the  genuine. ��������� Another feature of the  mock- suns was their illy-defined rim  or circumference, which although  plainly to be traced against the evening sky; seemed to ,blond into tho  strange luminosity which permeated  (he atmosphere. Following tho real  sun, they slowly sank and exhibited all  his varying colors until gloom settled  over the sea and all was over.  Although the sight is a very rare  one, it has been fully described by  scientists who have witnessed it. Prof.  Van  Huten, of  tho    Astronomical  so  ciety of Vienna, saw a "sun dog" of  "Pretty soon, the '.women folks <be- equal magnitude while off tho Friend-  gan to flock in. but Sue was the pret-[ ly islands during his extensive trip  tiest of tho hull lot, dressed in her I around the world in the interest .of  white frock, with the pink ribbon tied I science, and has written a pamphlet in  around her waist. ; explanation   of. its  origin.      The   phe-  "Silos Peterkin, he was there, of  course, an' as soon: as I saw him I  went to the houso.  As I was standin' on the back  steps, out of sorts with myself an'  everybody else, I heard a voice say:  "'David!'  "An' turnin' round I saw Sue,  lookin' as stnilin' as a basket of chips,  "'Ain't ''you comin' down to the  barn?' says sho.  " 'I rather guess I ' ain't wanted,'  says I.  "'Oh. yes, you are,' says she; 'I  want you.'  "She looked an'.spoke so sweet that  I was enamost a mind to go. But just  then I heard Silas callin' her, an'  mutterin' somethin' about havin'  some tools to grind, I walked off.  "I was most sorry for't, though,  when I caught a sight of her face as  she walked away with Silas, an' saw  how sober it was.  "Sittin' down on the back steps. I  went to work, tho raspin' of my file  soundin' a deal pleasanter to my ears  than the 'fiddlin' that floated up  from tho barn down in the medder.  "It had been  uncommonly hot for a  expi  nornena witnessed by Prof. Van Hutten  was on equal lines with the. one which  showed itself to lho Venus, with lhe  exception that it occurred shortly after noon, when all tho suns were group-  e.d together near the zenith. '  THE TROUBLES OS1 INDIA.  Her Financial Condition ��������� EelnWIn Kuslneni  ���������Discontent. Spreading.  According to letters from India, the  appointment of Lord Ksdleslon, formerly known as Mr. Curzon, to succeed  Lord Elgin, in the Vice-Royalty, has  been received with anything but satisfaction, b'viug to the new press law  (he newspapers, more particularly the  native newspapers, abstain from any  very strong expression of opinion,but  it may be said that- the nomination ot  so pronounced an exponent of lho forward policy is the cause of serious misgivings,  if  not  genuine alarm.  The financial condition of India  grows no bettor, and the unsettled cur-r  rency question retards business. An-  aclive policy such as is foreshadowed by  the announcement Dial the guarding  the Khyber Pass will bo assumed by the  Indian 'Government; and that stringent measures will be. taken to complete the disarmament of the tribesmen in the surrounding counlry.would  further disorder lhe finances already  suffering through plague, famine and  increasing impoverishment of the people.  In some parts of the country, the  peasants evicted from thoir ��������� lands  through inability to meet the increased    rents aro forming  BANDS OF DACOITS.  In one districL of lhe Bombay Presidency, Nassik, the dacoits have committed serious outrages on the. Marwans.  the Rajput money lenders, to whom  they were indebted for the means to  meet the land rent tax. One ol Lie.  dacoit leaders who was captured by tlie  Nassik police, in a voluntary confession  made in prison, declared that ho nau  taken to robbery being no longer able  to make a living on the land and pay  the Government taxes and the. oxluu-  bitant interest on the money he had  to borrow. The subject was brought  up in lhe Bombay Provincial Council,  and one of lho members staled in it  of his own knowledge, at least 7J pi i  cent, of the peasantry were hopeless y  in debt, and indicated thai it was only  a matter of perhaps a short time l.efon  they would abandon Iheir lands and  take to highway robbery for a lvmt,.  ft is believed that lo add to lhe a 1 react>  heavy expenditure as com pared wnu  revenue by launching out into a policy of military adventure bcjvnd i nc,  frontier, which is what it is bonded Lord Kedlestoue's , advent in India would mean, will bo to bring an  absolute bankruptcy in India, or torce-  the British Government to bear all uk  expense of any operations undertaken.  Another matter that U agi'nlmg a-  general population throughout m~  country is the increasing number oi  cases ot murder and assault ol natives  by British soldiers. Tlu Calcu. U -ns-  lishman. which has taken up the subject,  states tint ai   least  91) PER CENT. OK THE CASES  of British soldiers appearing inc. urts  of justice "are for acts ot vio'mce.  commit tod toward natives, varyi-i'-; in  all degrees from simple assault i.i  murder." That the mul tor is. not o f..R-  geratod is shown by the actun of the  Lie.ut.-General ComriiMiding in il ���������  Bengal Presidency. Sir Baker Russell  one ofthe most distinguished anion*,  the older officers of lhe Hrilish army,  has found it necessary t<> issue an i.< tier on th.- subject, in which he c laments in (ho stroiig.-il terms t.n whit  he denounces as the "cowan*, y !'������������������������������������-  tices indulged in by soldiers iow.iki  the natives, and wains '.hem thai L  not discontinued they wi'l l-d .'-* unpleasant   results for  perpei raU-i's.  In addition to th- foregotng ih-'re  are other matters that me adcici', to  ihe volume of discontent l lnt is spre tiling over India. Th ��������� iiiqui.-ili.n ;l P ���������''-  ers invested in Po*LihhsU*"S *.Uh >*i-  gard to letters and newspapers passing through their bands; the ll'l''u*f;  of corlain power*, fr-mi th- ���������-uri'- ."  individual magistratts m cm J'u m Pc.���������  lical offenders, and th? inc.i e .se.d st linger* cy of thi lav.- in .--ufli c-.-s, nether wilh the. wiihlraw.il of us.. - ''  municipal s,elf-government 'h l U ' ��������� <-  been conceded lu cert sin nli.-s ." I'--  dia, add lo Ih? evii.s an ^r*.g ou' "' ''���������  disorder in Hi-* finaniiil :;nd c. i.*i-i-._-  ci'il affairs of lh< ���������������������������uiitiy. lb* '"'������������������:-  chief is increased by the rc|*n s.* rii ���������[  everything in the shape of c :np ��������� "> ��������� ���������  criticism in ihe press or  speech.    I J*  AS 'TWA!! IN OLDZN RAYS.  A SLIGHT OBSTACLE.  .So you can't go hunting with me oh  the 20l:h ? yelled ono young business  man  to another over  the telephone.  Don't see how I\ possibly can, old man,  But, say; leave it open for a couple  of days. Between you and me, I-have  an-appointment to be married on that  dale, but .she may bo willing to make  a change, so that I can get iiway with  you.-        .   !���������' -. ���������"   ���������'   i  ��������� -.' "'    (  VALUABLE PRACTICE.  1 wonder how Tredway became such  a  success  as a writer of fiction?  I think that it Jives his college practice that did it-  How was that? '���������..''.  When he used to write home for money  he.   told   the  most  ingenious  fairy  stories  imaginable.   '.  StfllKluus   Sirvicc    Lusted    I'.I-iIil    \\r.:\.-  WSirii Ministers ItelKiittl.  . A description of tin old ' New''ICnr;- '  land Sabbath is calculated to" ;*.r'!:i  restless children' ot the prau'itl *t y.  and possibly'sumo f.f lh ir eldo/s,! h ;���������..;-  tul lhey wero not h>rn two centuries ago.  The. Sabbath .begun Saturday ,-fi *r-  noon with the. going down of the. Min,  Sunday morning a li >rn was loudly  blown to aniiuuuce lh; hour of worship; service be.gau al. nine .o'clock  and lasted for eight hours, wilh ;::i  intermission of one hour for (iinnt'r  and convcrstit ion. In th; earliest '('ay.i  the cbngreg.iti in sat on rude .bencho'v  their seats being assigned tht-m al  town meeting . Th?. service consisted  of several parts, which are chronicled ���������  in an ancient diary as follows:  "Preliminary prayer or invccnl.itm;  chapter of. Bible, road and expounded;  Psalm in niet.ro road line by liu'j ly  Deacon S., 'long prayer on various matters, one hour and a half; sermon  from one hundred to one hundred and  fifty pages. At close of'service bap.  tisnt; sinners put on trial confessed.',  bcfoire ; congregation'. Minister C.i  bowed right aud left, no person stirring till he had passed down and out  of tho meeting-house." .    .  'A STRONG'HTNTr  Whenever a girlte.ils a young man  that  her  dress  is    made of    material  that   doesn't rumule,  that ought to bo,  sufficient.' -   '���������'���������'   Y ' '"���������;  :���������!  f.  1**  ���������-������������������"���������I   *<-r     "   ���������"-���������'L  'ii������vt1'-    .���������-'-s-.��������� >*r, ������������������.*,.- ������������������*:.'.".���������..    .-'   *,*>,.   .  "'���������&",'   ��������� . --.f "    i-jr,  ,-':(������������������       ���������''.'J?*'' *".:.'���������*  v' '���������-���������**  "'..���������-���������-.  .I'.-- ���������.���������.-���������������������������, ���������V..*1.*.' --Cj.', ���������-     . ' t- ,7   U'i'i.    /^"i*..-  -J: c ���������)���������-  &m  mmti .-^,--������--������������������-  I MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  K  ' Y Nelson I licked Rosslanil at baseball  : in a score of 13 to, 8, last week.    Y  The mules will soon go out on grass,  and horses will, be in'demand for raw-  ;,' hidingv      ' '������������������ _,. v  _Three men .from London, En^., were  ���������" killed pri a derailed C.P.lt. train- near  'Hat Portage on Monday last. ,  ���������!,       Frequently these times men without  means come around so the police office,  for  lodging   in   the cells,   and   they  ' .get i't.," ������������������',",  ���������   Miss Jane  Coombs   opens   tip   her  week's engagementrin Spencer's hall  on Monday evening with Bleak House,  :'. by Charles JDickeiiB.  Sy. White, this city,   is out with a  challenge   to   box   Billy Hawkins   or  ���������'��������� Melany for $100 to $150.    Weight not  to exceed 140 lbs.  It looks as if the proposed skatinjj  and curling rink was not going to materialize. It is a large amount of  money to raise for amusement.;  -    Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry cures Diarrhcea, Cramps,  Colic  and Cholera, and is the safest and most  . ^reliable/remedy for children or adults.  The show has been creeping down  from the top, hills for tlie past fortnight, until iinally it has covered the  valley doubtless to remain for the  winter.  JCarl's Clover Root Tea, for constipation it's the best, and if after using it  you don't sayso, return the package  and   get your money.     Sold at  Mc-  . Queen's Drng Store.   >  Catarrh cured.   A clear: head 'and  .sweet   breath' secured   with Shiloh's  Catarrh Eemedy.   .We sell six bdUles  for S3 and guarantee an absolute cure.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store. '  That was a most terrific wind storm  on Tuesday evening. Dead and even*  green trees, blocking roads and trails,  but fortunately no one around was  hurt so far as heard from.  Our business men one and all aie reporting an'improvement in business.  They had a long pttll of questionable  : prolita since winter .last, and fully  deserve all they,can make.from this  ont. '.,..���������������������������        ...   '.���������...'".  Shiloh's Consumption Cure cures  .where others fail. ...It is the leading  Cough Cure,.and ho home should be  without it. Pleasant.lo take and goes  right to the spot. Sold, at McQueen's  Drug' Store:      .,;,:, ���������'..-'  :'tv��������� Miss Annie Gillispie, Orillia, Ont.,  writes : "I had a...bad cold and severe  cough .'for some timo and could not get  rid of it until I used Dr. Wood's Norway Tine Syrup, which quickly cured  me.   Price 25c, .    '  . -Joint Chinaman had a race for life  on. Wednesday '...night.' There were  about four of, that fraternity in ��������� the  ��������� place,.'and on that evening some boys  chnscd them,all out of town down the  gulc-h, to washee shittee in parts urn  known.    ���������' '.'���������';  . Mr. li. j. Robinson, a good practical  tinsmith, of Slocan City, has opened a  . shop in.one of Mr. Harris' shops, nearly across the.street from the Clifton  House. . He announces his readiness  to do all kinds'of work in the best of  finish and on the shortest notice.  Aid. Cunning is building an ice  . house at the rear of his hotel, in .which.  to store.his next summer's ice. lie  is also having his hotel re-painted and  kalsomined from cellar to attic, which  will putit in'most excellent shape, before opening his dining room in a few  days.      ."  It ig reported that a miner, named  , Frank Croft, from Ohio, who recently  worked in the Queen Bess, was killed  in the Dardanelles mine on Wednesday  last, by. a piece of the hanging wall  falling od him. lie had been working  there but a few days. We arc unable  to get further particulars.  The flume from Cody ,to the Star  concentrator got. badly smashed by  ���������falling trees -Tuesday evening, and si's  it supplied the concentrator and much  of the water- for the Sandon electric  light power house, tho'-concentrator  had to shut.down and tlie city lights  lo eHiKpend for a couple of nights.  It is nmusing to seo' tho space somo  ���������newspapers give notices of travelling  U*o:>Y i'or a pass to the .shows��������� very  often $5 worth ol a local write-up 'for n  50 (tent. |io'<et. Thcnt; troops and,  sh--.".-;neii never travel becuus'* they  ari i;!-.,u>i':i.(;to'r.i, liiid-wniit to cater . to  the public for the amusement'il give"  th bitter. They, travel fir what thoy  can make out oi' tho public, and have  as :-.';ood n right to pay .solid cash for  every line they get into papers (is the  storekeepers of tlio country. ' Papers  may ���������iniiounco thc coming of troops.  a9 news items free, but thoy should, be  pit id for all else.  ft is unfortunate that. Chinamen  should work for less wages in this  country than other men and thus pull  down the price of labor; but after paying a heavy, tax to como,into the country and thus coming under govern-  ,-meiit protection the same, as other  people, they do not always get it. Four  wero employed at some ot the mines  here as cooks, and were reported very  satisfactory, but this did not save  them. Squads of miners arid residents  of the city drove them out unceremoniously. It may'riot; be otit of place to  remind the public that this is a dangerous practice, if lookedinto.  Don't fail to see some oT the best  plays given by Jane Coombs, one. of  America's well-known actresses'. ��������� .  '.' Stop that Cough ! :,Takc warning. It  may lead to consumption., A i2oc.  bottle of Shiloh's Cure may save your  life.   Soldat AIcQieen's Drug Store.  When the children grind their teeth,  hare a ravenous appetite, yet don't  seem to thrive, give them Dr. Low's  Worm Syrup. It will clear out every  worm without harming the child.  Price 25c.     <"������������������  For Constipation take Karl's Clover  Root Tea; thc great Blood Purifier.  Cures Headache, Nervousness, Eruptions on the skin, and makes the Head  clear as a boll:���������-.', Sold at McQueen's  Drug. Store. Y , ������  Commencing the 1st inst. the winter  schedule went into eil'ect on:the' Slms-  wap & Okanagan branch of the C.P.R.  Trains now leave Sicamous junction  on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays  only, returning ;pn Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. '.,'������������������ :  We are asked by circular to, in the  future, send no more copies; of The  Review , to the different departments  at Victoria. Thanks,, awfully.; we  never sent them there, and.the author  of the circular might have saved , his  postage stamp by making enquiry for  himself.'  Chief Doolan deserves mtsch credit  for the improvements he.has made on  Slocan Star and Ivanhoe streets, each  being well-graded and with the new  bridge on the latter, adds much -to the  appearance as well as tlie, convenience,  of that neighborhood. The new court  house (Tara's Hall) has, under Larry's  supervision put on a tasty''appearance,  and that institution.is now "a thing of  beauty" instead of an eyesore to the  public. The Chief's rooms upstairs  are quite in harmony with the other  portions of the building, only, of  course, more homelike.  CH/INQE^IBLE WEATHER throws the, hnman machinery  ,out of gear and renders it more susceptible to prevent ailments.  'After a "muggy" period the first cold day "strikes home"  unless the system is well fortified by strengthening sliriiulative"':���������,  nourishment, of which.the most perfect form is ''���������-���������������������������...; ,'"-..���������'���������:.-.". -  BOIMIIy,  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS;  -Every Representation Guaranteed;  .   ". . ,:. . :'   ���������'.���������������������������', <S;*'.'. ",-;',. .���������;���������-'''' ; ,,'...'.:,.-"' ''.'���������-,"  SANDON. B. C.  ..":.������������������<������������������"���������   30 Farringdon Street, London, England...''  7-"'25 and 27 St. Peter Street, Montreal,- Canada.1  , Return this advertisement to us with 2-cent stamp and we will.  s nd you Whonhart's Great War Puzzle.' We are offering  $100.00 for the solution of this puzzle.    All,     '  Haying    opened    business   in   the  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared to do all   kinds  of Boot  '  and Shoe Making and Repairing in the  latest arid neatest style.  <A trial order solicited.   Satisfaction  guaranteed.-,-'    \.-vYY.:.     -"'--.'-.i1'-. ,,Y'-':,  ..; NO ORDER TOO SMALL    ':';.'_ '-..'",'���������  ', '-'AND NONE TOOLARGE. Y,  LOUIS, TKE SHOEIYiftKER.  Louis Hupperten.   ,- ;!:���������,:  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Mr. C..M. Wilson, went- to Spokane  on Thursday for a short stay.;      .  Russell Webb has~���������takon a situation  in the Great Northern' depot at.Hope";  Idaho. ' ������������������,,-,���������,.' ���������������������������,���������''���������'-.  W.Glynn and family,'of-the Queen  Bess, have gone to Honolulu for the  winter.  A; H: Stirritt has left, thci service.of  theTC. & S. arid his place is now filled  by Mr. Weller. ���������  Mr. Mnir, who hiia been bookkeeper  at trie Ruth mine for, several months,'  loft'foi*.Vancouver on Tuesday, haying  .severed his connection, witi, tliat 'first..  - '   .':>':��������� , ���������" BIRTHS."'  BiLT.ADEAU���������In Sandon on .the 27th nit-.,  the   wife  of.j. J.��������� Billadeaii, of a  son. ' .;, .      ���������    ;.  ALWAYS KEEP OH HAND  THERE IS NO KIND OF PfllH  OR I  ACTHE,   INTERNAL   OR   EXTERNAL,  THAT  PAIN-KILLER WILL  RIOT  RE-  1 LIEVE.Y ,-;.,  LOOK OUT FOR IMITATIONS AND SUBSTITUTES.     THE GENUINE  BOTTLE '  BEARS.THE NAME,   ,    ,  ���������'' ��������� PERRY 'DAVIS & SCN. ���������; '.  ���������        , ������������������-. FOR OVERTll'TY YKA11K.    .".  Mrs. Winslow's Sootliin?; Syrup-' li'is .beonuses! by millions oCmclliurs for llu-ir cliililivn  white tecthliift... Il''ilisturbi.'.d' at. liltitil and  broken ol* vourrost by a,.si;.-k chilli, ���������suiVeriii'?  and crying with pain ofc-ittilTs:. tupth:' Si'iul  at o'nen-and ijut a bottlu cl "Mi's. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" .for cUIUlren tectliiiisr. ��������� It  will rolluvn tho piior-llltlu s'usTurer immedkit-  ly. Depend upon it, mot.burY there is no  mistako about it. It'.onrcsiliui'rk'.raa, rogulalPB  tho stomach anil bowels, cities 'Wind Colic,  soJtohsMiO'rums and reduces lnllammation,  and gives tone and energy to.thC! system.  "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for eliildren  teething ls pleasant to the taste nno' is the  prescription .of one of the , oldest and best  female physicians and nurses'-in the United.  States. Price twenty-live cents a toftior  Sold by all druggists throughout the '-world.  Be sure and ask ior'"Mrs. Winslow's Soothing  Syrup," '-���������..'.....: ���������   -  A DuniiYille Jeweller's Wife  CUB������D    OF   .Pfll-P.ITfiTiOH:' OF   THE  HEART AHD'SMOTHE-RIKG SPELLS   '  BY MH.PUkK'S  HEfiRT'AHB  ���������'���������'    HERVE:P!U.S. ''   .  Mrs.D.E.Lasaiie, Ganal Street, Dunn-  1 ville,   Ont.,   whoso   husband   keeps' a  jewellery store, and is  one,of the best  ���������j$&& -pitTr^ffik f^fy ���������  c  LlijJL'  V>;\Y''(-Xc  (/  ���������������  1.WJ  _j  known nr.cl-mor.t j->rr)!j[-<\-;r.5ve citizens of  Duhnville, Out., ;;iv,r'; tho ibllowjuir c'.e-  .seript.it^n til in'f rot^.'f.t cxp^iii.-nci in f'ttj  use of "\Iiili'ir'ii's Hc/jrt -tri.J Kerve Z*'i11s :  .*' I k������jk M/ilbijrn's Heart r.tntl -Verve  Pills for twiit nerves, di/.:'.ine!:s, palpita-  tioii of tlio hertrt, sniothfrinj; spoils at  niiflit and s!ei:|-.!essnesJ.     Jiefori I used  ���������tliuiii I f.'i'.ild not j;et- rostful sleep, and  my. norvcK wero often so unstrinifr that I  wotild.'stnrt in'.'il.inv. at the least noise,  and easily worried.  "Last February I commenced taking*  this valuable medicine, and if proved tha  riffhl remedy for ni}' weak and shatfer;-.d  nervous system. Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills 'restored 1113' nerves to a  strong and healthy condition, gave regTi-  , lar  and  normal action  of the heart.  " I sleep well now, 7nnd am  better in  every   way,   arid   I   recommend   them  heartily to all who suffer as.I did."  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills, 50c.  a box, or 3  for $1.25,  at all druggists.  T. Mh.kurn & Co.,'Toronto, Ont.  ���������   i  Laxa-Liver Pills',cure Constipation, Sick  Headache, Biliousness, Dyspepsia. Every  pill guaranteed perfect, and to work without a gripe or pain. Price 25c, all druggists.  Certificate ol  MproYinents,  Y ,  .,,,' 'NOTICE, "y I ,,:-.<:..  CARRIE Mineral Claim.situate in the Slbean-  Mining Division  of West, Kootenay District.   Where located : Twelve miles.from  Slocan lake and about. 500> feel, southerly  from Chamber's Mineral Claim.".'}������������������  ^ ,  TATC'15 .VOtlCK.thtU, I, B. M. Snndilands, of  Sandon, 11:C, acting  as  agent' for Louise  Horens, .free"Miner's Certificate,..Sri, 21'Ki A.  intend, sixty days lrom date hereof," t6 apply  to tho Mining Iteebrdcrfor a Certificate of. Improvements lor the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant on the above claim.    .      '  And lurthei'take notice that action, under  Section 37,  must bo commenced beforo the  issuance of such Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated this2-ilh day of Septoniber, 1S9.S.      :  ,'. "  CHARLES A.-ST.0153S.  TEMPUS FUGIT.  Y NOTICE.-   ���������������������������  Shoeswar) Mineral Claim, situate in the. Slocan   Alining   l.ilvision ot West   tCootenay  District.   Where 'located : On west side of  Cody creek, three-quarters ofn. mile from  C'arii-.nt.er creek, and one-half niilonorl-li  east ol Kreedie Leo.  Tnke7 notice tliat  1, J. M. 11. P'sirhalrn,, oi  K-.slo, r>.C; .Holing as agoiit iVir'Patrick   K.  liryne,   Free Miner's Cei liiiciite,  Xo., S71ili A,  intend, sixty d;i.ys lrom. the date- hereof to apply to the.Mining ilecc-vder (or   a.   Kertllinate  t>j Improvements, lor Uie pui-[it,se ol   obtaining a. Crown Grant ol'tiie above claim.  Aud turfher lake, notice iitalactioti,   under  section S7, 'inlist  be.' roitiiinn'P.I  before  the  Issuance oi such Cortllionte ol irnprovemoHtB.  Dated thiK2tslil������y of September, 1S9S.      .     -���������;  '.     ���������        '  .T.M. It. FAIUliAlRN.   '-'  Week in, week out, fronimom till night,  You can hear these' hammers go,  And its they strike they tell the flight  From their pedestal on in all in a row.  But the strike shall cease vrith prices right  And tho clioi'iisYecluce to solo.,        ,  Hero .are styles in clocks to suit each'taste,  From plain designs, to.rich and chaste,;  And tvhat will wake you up at morn,;  A clock, with loud and sure alarm ;  No house need have uncertain,time,    ,  Blit hotirl}* mayenjoy the chime.   :;  .If you should see them for yourself, ������������������  They will iiot long adorn the.shelf ���������  So much'for clocks. -. Now for your eyes:  Should weakness ��������� immature arise,;   ,  Think what ii world of beauty's lost,':  ',  N'eglecting'.such a trifling cost: ���������'���������.:.���������' i-.'  Here you may have optician's skill ;  No random.(if: he Tills the bill.'.:':    / . c  Objects unknown before you'll find j  Sight strengtkened, .tonesand strength-'.!:  ens iiiind. ���������',,;'.. ���������' r ������������������,":���������;''���������:.'���������        ���������",���������":���������.'.'���������'���������.  In brooches, rings, andgems the fair  May find variety rich arid ������������������rare." .;':-,'  Some loving swain may show his love Y    ���������>  By pledge, like articles above.  Emblems of love constant proclaim  In accents sweet the giver's name.  In articles of silverware ,  -   '.       ������������������";"'���������    '  He has a stock that to compare:  For clearness, brightness, were a taslc^ .:  And very moderate price will ask.   ' ,.     v'0  For chains, and studs,  and pins,: and.    ,  - charms,   .','.*' ':'/���������������������������''.��������� --. ���������-.',-; ��������� "'���������  Rouse youi'aesthetic taste to arms.  These articles.you'll.find on view,.-.  And'others of like merit tod,-  Whore pendant watch the vision greets ,--.:  On Reco chief of Sandbn's,streets.1  m  ���������JEWELER AND  OPTICIAN:.  HOME .RULE -MINERAL CLAIM.  Situ.ito i^i tli<: Sloc.in Mining Divi-jion uf IVcst 'Knotcnay Dis-  trict. WiK-ry loc.l'.ccl : A'....Lit luTj.iiiiltw :lt������c,vo Cutty and  a.ljoinit,;- Grcuutiorn MiM-.-ral (,;t:i:iu un the nurUi tra-st.  T.ikc notice tint I. Martin .1;. (Irimiuctt, in agent'ff.r Micliac;  -McAiuIrL-..'-^, I-'rc-i. Mi-.lcr'.s Ci-niticalc, No. 2jyi A, intend, 'ixty  tl.ivs from date li-.n-cuf to apply t'.> tlie Mining KOcortter for a  Cettiticato of Iniptoven^-iit-; for tlie imrposo, of ob'.ainiti.:,r al  Crown Grant on Hie above cla-n:.  And further t.i';e notice that action, tinder 37, inti1', tie . cr-n-  nteiiced liet'ore tlte issnaitce of :,ncli Certificate *>f Impro-,i.-.ne:it������.  Dated thi-i istli day of SeplemlHii-. iBr,3.  M.  rrr'fJKIM.MlTT.  ;3SrOTICE. ���������;;' :"  ]?andom Shot .Mineral Claim situate, in  the  Slocan   Mining  Division   of West Kootenay District.   Where located: on Noble  Five mountain, we^t of and adjoining the  Ajax.  Take  notice  that I, Charles A. Stoess,  of  KiiB'lo.'H.C'h'ctlng as agent lor the Ajax Mln-  ingCml Dov'eliipnit'iit Company, Lid., ofSan-.  ,(ton. .11.  C,   I<ree   .-Miner's   Certilieale,   So.  :'������������������.!.!i"l A. Int' nil,  si.\ty   days *lrom   th'e .(Into  hereof, loapplv to I in; Mining Iteeoider for a  Certificate of iniproveno'nls, for tlie purpose  ofobtttltdng ti  l.'ratfn   Grant   of tlio  above  claims.   ���������-���������-���������������������������.  .'��������� And lurlher te.ke noiieeiluit, ae'ion, under  See! if������������������u ,')7, n;ust b,^, cotunienttcil tieiort.' the-  i,--.sii.-i,nc.eol j-ncli CerfiriCtte of] 01 firovem'ents  l)alodthin*.'iKUIa.v ol Xovemlier, ISiiS.  .���������.���������IfAijr.K'.iA.jynii^M.'  a,'i  muiclfc, -LL.-B.  XtlTAIfY  ���������:r:,    s-oi.n;rroi{,  Pun.'c, E'io.  Sniv.lon,     B. C  ���������    FOJt HALI'V-OR J?'ENT.  ?ii'!l(!r"s Lt'.iiuiir.y.liii'ih-rooiii smkI Hot water  lixtiires, coinpleie.    Apply to  . \v \i/i''-:i; c. ADA^iri.  *m seiErmHC  K. i'l'TI VV5" :������" ii'i rf *'  THISTT-IfBfTH TSAR  24 Pages  :  Weekly  : Illustrated. '  INDISPENSABLE1       ���������  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SEN*1> l'Olt SAMPLE COPY.  :  Mining ^s^ntific press  330 MARKET ST., SAW 3FRAHCISCO, CAX.  ������������������������mmimmm^yr'^  ���������feb^.^-ife^Y^-'^^-bja ,    -'  .  ... ��������� HifeiSfi-i&^'ffK'   -���������   ���������   ,rr;7"  ^^TTitY- '*,*���������."''^*:.:7j-.���������;-*-;.''*^'.'i"���������-_".    ���������, ��������� .  t----'--..: ���������,. ...,-.Jl.,''.-; -^.- :��������� -v;.^..-.^^ fit.'. - ;������������������ ���������-i.*'^!  ,!, ;.:, '---������������������ ������������������ ���������.-->.^ :- v^Vv.-Sf iL'~:-?m  . n*-'v--;: ������i������-4^  H.  Byers  .&'���������  Co:  carry a large stock of  ;   RaHges and Cook '���������; ���������  .   Stoves,,. '���������  ;:  ;; Box and Heating  - . Stoves;������������������/'.;'.'���������   ,  'Queen' Heaters- Etc.,:  ' Call'arid .inspect onr linc3.  H..BIEI  Nelson, B.C.. .Krtalo, R.C.   Saiulon.ii.C.  : -,WANTED. Y  ���������JBy-'fi'liwly, a position n.s. eoolc or ohamber-  iuaid, enquire at Klondyko hotel, room i. -..-.  ,<  #  Magazines-  Games: .  .'.Puzzles...,;-1."''  Writing ^ '  Supplies-;:  E&3    E^ysSSiliZi^'  Hi J  \S<&ilZ  g      ���������'���������{  ��������� w.  H? A H  urn  ���������My little book, THREE CLASSES OF MEN," sent  scaled free,upon request. .It tells of my thirty years'  practice and success in treating DRAINS, LOSSES, IM-  POTENCY, VARICOCELE, UNDEVELOPMENT bj'  nature's own gift to man���������ELECTRICITY. My Electric  Belt and Supporting. Suspensory is known and used the,  world over. Drop in and consult me free of charge or  .write for,book to-day. Address-.  DR. R. SANDEN, 156 St. James. Street, Montreal, Que,  WHEN YOU ARE AT BEAR LAKE STOP AT THE  ' '���������  .The ''Miners'.'. Exchange, ;  irSRateSs8���������$2.(K)'per Day; $10.50 per Week. H. McDonald, Proprietor.  *!���������'  4h  ';/f' ���������,  ��������� ^',  4..  o  ���������v  ' V.S  ���������1','  i  1  ���������f  ������������������t  ' }- ���������  a  * .  J-  e  3 ���������  D  <,  ft:  i-  ?e  'XL  D  13  S,  ���������..���������.  s-  .1-  \-  ���������>*  |  Jy  i-  '>-'  ���������\r  if.  >  V  I  \ ! .  *,, ....... .   .....  i,    Jfc-,    '.    . V        ������.-<     v   J     -Xi     j   ������������������ j*- -.>��������������������������� I       -,   ������ iS>,   **    -       -S1-'       '*���������   ,1 .i-J- ,   ���������    x ���������������   . ���������        .sr,i--, r-       i-^      1    ,   -���������, -,il.   : ','   ,r

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