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 VOL 2.     no; 31.  SANDON, B .C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1898.  FIVE CENTS.  lacd  .From   the   Mining  tific   Press.  and Scien  ce Puget Sound Reduction Co.,"  rett, Wnsh., shipped sixty tons of  liist week to the American Trad-  Co., in Shanghai, China. It was  !>pcd in bond to Vancouver.  Icola Tesla announces the discov-  of a method by which electrical  :gy in large quantities can be  smitted through the atmosphere  :iout the use of wires or other  illic conductors.'  elegraph and telephone  polos are  being manufactured out of'paper.  ;pulp from which these poles are  e .has mixed with it borax, tallow  other ingredients.. It is then ~un  i mold with  a  central core and  es  out as  a hollow lube   of   the  er di..meter and length.'   Before  g  erected   the poles nre given a  of paint or varnish which makes  l waterproof.   They may be made  j'roof by saturating with a solution  I'um water.  le war just ended was  the first in  ;h modern steam vessels have had  'n-ough trial, says Chief Engineer  Ville in his annual-report.   He also  there was a remarkable absence  \sualty in the machinery depart-  t of the fighting squadron during  ;war, but  the  torpedo boats  e������iuld  show tho  excellent record.     The  rt says : "It is a end state of affairs  nearly 'every  one bus had some  [dent; and the machinery of some,  ' e close of the war, was in a condi-  thiit can bo described us horrible.  boilers were burnt, the cylinder  [r_ broken, tho pistons  and valves  and   everything   wus   in    bad  This   condition    of   affairs  idd attributable   to two causes���������  ^absence  of   trained   engineering  rvision arid tho handling of boats  uiv, for which thov  \vwn iiot  in-  ?d>  cm   Sun Francisco to Yokohama  ;00 miles;   from Sun Francisco to  ,olulu is 3,100 miles ; from Hono-  to Sydney,   Australia,   is   3,500  s.     With   the   exception of that  lhe   United States, only   a  very  1 part of the   trade   of  America  io Pacific.   The imports of the  od States  to   Asia and Occnnioa,  rdmg  to  Uie  I><t���������st. ligu.es,   were  000,000,  and the exports  $67,000,-  niaking a   total   of tf]S6,000,000.  ide lhe entire trade of the western  :ncnt in the Pacific, and total im-  \ roach 5261,000,000, and the total  ts  5212,000,000.    Added   to the  of the older countries, the entire  .nerce of the Pacific   is  not   less  82,600,000,000  each year, which  is' that  $1   in   every S7 of   the  d's- trade   now passes over those  ii's.   Of this cnoi mous traffic Great  tin secures the lion's share, im-  ng $265,000,000 and sending out  ������ to the value of $335,000,000, or a  trade of 5600,000,000.   The United  s  stands next, with a total trade  ���������ic Pacific of $200,000,000,  or one-  l of that of Great Britain.   Germ-  stands  a close third,  with  $100,-  00 of imports and $.5,000,000 of  Hs.   France is fourth on the list,  about one-half the trade of Gerih-  The greater part of the remain-  rade is divided among the eastern  'tries   which border  on   the Ta-  } ife in  the coldest country in the  is the slightest break in the weather.  Milk is the principal food. This is  sometimes supplemented with hares,  which are abundant, but not very rcl-  ishable. The houses arc constructed  ol wood covered with clay, and, as a  rule, consist of only one room, in  which the animals live together.  '  THE GHOST WALKS.  An Okanagan Engineer is Badly Frightened by a Ghost.  As a rule the people of British Columbia are too matter of fact and too  busily engaged ;n the dovclopu.ent of  the resources of the province to be  bothered by ghosts. A story, however,  conies from the Okanogan, which, if  true, shows that even among mountains the ghost sometimes walks.  One day hist summer, a tramp .accompanied by a big dog appeared at  the house of Engineer Hoaro of the  steamer Aberdeen, which runs on  Okanagan lake, near Vernon, and was  given a glass of water. A short time  afterwards his dead body was found in  the mountains, and the coroner's jury  returned a verdict of death from natural causes. Mr. Hoaro now refuses  to live in the house any longer, as, according to tho Vancouver World, the  tramp's ghost has appeared to him several times at the identical spot where  he gave him the glass" of water. A  strange dog has also been seen at tho  same spot since. The idea of some of  the settlers is that the man was murdered and_ that the ghost has come  back to his last friend when, in the  flesh in order that an investigation  may be made.  Gommunicatlons.  THE KBIGHTS OF LABOR.  A Strong Arraignment of  Courts, etc.  the American  To UieParontsandGuardlansol the Children  of the Slocan.  Ladies and Gentlemen,���������It .is but  right and proper that I should offer  you some timely advice at this season  of the year. As times are very good,  you will doubtless?one and all, be buying more or less presents for the little  lolks; and, of course, you want to  know where to do the best with your  money. I have spent many sleepless  nights the past month solving the  problem for you. I have searched the  mails and smv every order that went  to the wholesale houses, and have examined the goods that have been  shipped in response thereto; and summing up I havo not the slightest hesitation in recommending 'Ciifl'e's Bookstore, Sandon, as the emporium for all  ���������parents, ohilclrcn and sweethearts; I  intend to make that establishment my  headquarters for the entire country  and you all know I am aii experienced  buyer.  I have to say that they bought  all  from the best houses in   Montreal and  Toronto,  very much  for cash getting  j heavy discounts,  thus enabling  thorn  1 to unersell all competitors.  Their stock is the most varied that  ever came to the west, and embraces  everything from a live-cent tin whistle-  to a fine rocking horse, or a magnificent sett to be presented by lovers. I  have my eyes especially on the lovers  who want to buy coaxing goods, and  must say that Clifl'e's have just the  right sort. 1 off- r this as parental advice and know you will, one and all, be  governed accordingly.  I therefore take leave of you for the  present., wishing ynu a Merry Xmas  and a Happy New Year.   '  Yours fur good goods and low pries,  SANTA GLAUS.  North Pol.-, Nov. 22, 1S9S  U Geographical Society of Irkutsk.  iiimeof the place is Werchojansk,  beria, longitude 133 degr. 51 inin.  latitude 67 degr. 34 min. north;  'ij?*f e the lowest temperature of minus  (3?������r- Fahr. haj been observed and  The following from the report of the  executive of the Knights of Labor convened in Chicago, laU week, may be of  interest to our readers :  "It seems next to impossible to secure the passage by congress of a  proper measure to regulate" immigration to our shores. The*iniliience of  foreign steamship companies appears  to be all powerful lo prevent any such  legislation.  "The judiciary, with a fow honorable  exceptions, are merely the oppressors,  and legislation is necessary to reconstruct the courts. Injunctions, imprisonments, bayonets and bullets are  awaiting the men who take any decided stand against the encroachments  of capital."  General Master Workman Hicks, in  his annual report, took strong ground  in opposition to the anti-expansion  policy of President Gombers of the  American Federation of. Labor. "No  part of the territory where our nation's  blood was lost or the flag raised," said  Mr. Hicks, "should under any pretext  bo allowed to go out of our possession,  still we should not, under the guise of  humanity, either take for our own or  turn back to Spain any portion of the  scenes of our various battles, but make  them all free and independent. Let  lis not fear the importation, of their  cheap labor, but rather let us'leducitte  them to .our standard."  False Advertising.  A true bill was brought in at the  Toronto assizes against the T . Eaton  & Co., Ltd., of that city, for selling  silverware under false trade description.   Tho firm  advertised silverware  lean of January is minus 48 degr.  as quadruple plate,  and  sold  a sot of  Tt. ia    illhnhitod    hiVnlmril-     10^.     fnnv nionno  'Few    Si".     "mn.ll,  CIO M    t���������     ���������  It is inhabited by about 105,-  ersons of the Jaknt and Lama  . In a large part of the region,  "aSj-ding to Prof. Kovalik, the air is  / and the winds are so rare that  ntensity of the cold cannot be  realized. In the most distant  of the east there are sometimes  >le storms, which are most fatal  r> in their consequences. During  'JEr������f;jjji immer time the temperature oc:  )._$-* VtJ nal'y "ses t0 ^G deSr- Fahr. in  f g$ hade, wnile it freezes at night,  titter part of the season is often  ed by copious rains and exten-  nundations, which invariably lay  a vast, acreage of land and prove  a serious obstacle to the cultiva-  )f the soil. Vegetation is very  y. There are practically no trees  ���������������.'������'* / wide, open meadows.' The peo-  i-^y^V* mt fur-bearing animals, fish and  l_r*I h Battle and reindeor. It requires  /"���������������'*--__  oows toi support'a. family. ��������� The  '<���������?"��������� "*_������ ������are very 8ma11 *n size ancl are  !_.*'"T ith hay in winter. Occasionally  , f,'.~ \ ire allowed to go out when there  __M  four pieces for SO, "worth $12," to a.  Toronto citizen, who submitted them  to an expert test and found the value  of the four pieecs to be less than 8c.  It was the cheapest kind of soft  metal, which would melt if placed on  a hot stove. This should be warning  to readers of the Times to buy your  goods at home from the well.-"known  dealers who have a reputation at stake  and cannot afford to sell yon what is  not right.���������-Niagara Times."  The Editor has received tho following which _hows that thu Cruw'a Ne-t  line is now ready for business :  To the Editor of The Mining Review:  Dear Sir,���������The management of the  Canadian Pacific Railway have authorized local officers of the company in  the West Kootenay district to extend  an invitation to the members of the  City Councils and Boiirds of Trade in  the various towns of West Kootenay  to join tlirm on a trip through the  East Kootenay District, which has  been opened up by the construction of  cur Crow's Nest branch, to enable  them to see the mining districts of  i Moyie, (.ranb.onkt; and Steele, and go  us tar east as Ferine, where the large  coal fields and coking ovens can be  visited, and we would be very glad if  you could join us on this occasion.  Wc cannot yet fix the date as it will  depend upon when our lino will be  ready to take care of a party but we  expect it will be about the first week  in December. Kindly let us know at  your earliest convenience if wc will  have the pleasure of your company.  'lho trip would take about two days  from Nelson, and will start from there  on   the initial trip  of our   new steel  steamer "Moyie."  ; Yours truly,  ?': ;     P. W.Peters,  District Freight Agent.  E. J. Coyle, District Passenger Agent.  H. ID. Beasley.Sup. Kootenay branches.  E; P. Gutileus, Supt. Rossland branch.  Capt. J. W. Troup, .Su'pt.  of  G. & K.  Steamers.  ..       ,  Nelson, B.C., Nov. 21,'9S.  duties   of    Gold   Commissioner   and  Mining Recorder.  You then say that it has been represented to Mr. Green that Mr. Thompson voted and worked against him.  That he worked against Mr. Green Mr.  Thompson denies absolutely, and his  friends believe hia word. That he  voted against him is probabie. That  he should be punished for voting according to his conscience, is a thing  not to be endured by anyone who cares  for liberty.  You then saj ,"as Mr. Thompson was  never appointed recorder lie was never  dismissed " Who said he was dismissed from the Itecordcrahip? My  resolution said he was dismissed from  office, viz., from a salaried clerkship in  the civil service which he held for two  years.  You ask mo the question, should I  in Mr. Green's shoes have acted differently ? Yes, certainly. In the first  place, I should not have recommended  any new appointment at all, because I  consider that Mr. Sproat, with a clerk,  could easily do all the duties of Gold  Commissioner and Mining Recorder,  especially in winter. In the second  place, were I in Mr. Green's shoes 1  should consider only one thing, the  welfare of the people. I believe it is  for the welfare of the people that civil  servants should be secure in their  offices, and be prompted by merit. I  believe that it is for the welfare of the  people that, when an office falls vacant,  a man should be aopointcd who has  already had a good training in the  work. I believe it is for the welfare of  the people that there should be a free  ballot and free speech. For these reasons-I should, in Mr. Green's shoes,  have recommended Mr. Thompson, bc-  casue he had iicen two years in the  office, 'and was perfectly conversant  with all the duties of Mining Recorder  there.  Your obedient servant,  R. B. Kerr.  New Dc-.ver, B.C., Nov. 23, '9S.  The Rambler now has 30 men at  work.  The Washington has 14 men at work  for the winter.  The Idaho has put up a new bunk,  house to accommodate 18 men.  Tho Vancouver mine has several  cars of ore ready for shipment.  The Idaho, Three Forks, shipped 60  tons of ore the week ending 20th inst.  The Native Silver Bell nhipped two  cars of ore at McGuigan the past  week.  The White Sparrow, at Slocan City,  assays ������50 in gold from surface collections.  The Fisher Maiden has made a now  strike which shows 295 oz. of silver  and 50 per cent. lead.  The Marion, at Now Denver, has  commenced to ship. From indications this will turn out to be a fine  property.  Cliff Seal, in speaking of the Wakefield mine, where he has been wording  for a few months, says it is a large  concern, and has now nearly 20 cars of  ore ready for rawhiding.  The Reco Co. are perfecting arrangements on the Cody branch of tlie K. &.  S.for handling the ore there to be raw-  hided down this winter. The probabilities aro that the Reco's shipments  will bo larger than ever before; but on  account of the exceedingly high grade  of ore in the mine, much shipping  need not be done to make a big pile of  money.  It appears from Mr. Kcir's letter  above that we were misinformed as to  Mr. 'Thompson's appointment. AVc  wore advised that Mr. Soroat selected  him as assistant, and the government  paid his salary. There is, however,  one thing wo do know, and that is the  government says the Recordership at  New Denver was vacant when Mr.  Sproat received the appointment of  Gold Commissioner. Wc are confident  Mr. Grei-n is as liberal as any man can  be. as to the license of government  officials in elections. Wc know that  if Mr. Thompson was Recorder and  considered such by the government.  Mr. Green would bo the last man  to ask for his dismissal for voting  against him merely. Ho was assured  by residents of New Denver, whose  word he has every reason to believe,  that Mr. Thompson not only voted but  worked against him; there was nothing  more natural under the circumstances  than that he should, when advised by  the government that the Recordership  was vacant, recommend a supporter  for the vacancy. Mr. Kerr seems to  think that Mr. Sproat did not cease  to be Recorder wh'en appointed Gold  Commissioner, but the government  says he did, and wc leave the point between thorn.  We quite agree with our correspondent that if promotions were the order  in Canada, it would be much better all  around, but as they are' not observed  in any portion of the country, no serious blame can be attached to either  Mr. Green or the government for following the. rule of parties in the country.���������f Ed. Mining Review.  Sandon Ore Shipments,  The  m cuts  following is   a list of ore ship-  over tho.  K. & S. from Sandon  lot the week ending November 24:  MINE. TONS.  Slocan Star  60  Ruth   77  Payne  50  Total 1S7  The following are the ore shipments  via the C. P. R. for the week ending  November 25 :  MINE.  TONS.  L'aync       120  Total..    19fl  ���������  Three  Forks  Ore Shipments.  The ore shipments from this  point  for the week ending November 25 :  MINE. ��������� TOTAI,.  Idaho 60  Total..  60  Diocese of  Kootenay.  DREADFULLY NERVOUS.   . ,  Gents:���������I was dreadfully nervous  and for relief took your Karl's Clover  Root Tea. It quieted, my nerves anp  strengthened my whole nervous system.' I was troubled with constipation, kidney and bowel trouble. Your  Tea soon cleansed ray system so  thoroughly, that I rapidly regained  health and strength. Mrs. S. A: Sweet,  Hartford, Conn. Bold at McQueen's  Drugstore.  To tho Editor of the Mining Review :  Sir,���������From your article of Nov. 19,  on the dismissal ol Robert Thompson  from the Government office in New  Denver, it. is clear that yeu havo been  misinformed as to some of the facts.  You say that "Mr. Sproat, and not  the government, engaged Mr. Thompson as assistant." I am authorized by  Mr. Sproat to state that such is not the  case. Mr. Thompson was employed  ditectly by the government, and paid  a monthly salary by them for two  years. .-������������������>-.',.  You then state that "a few months  ago, Mr. Sproat was appointed Gold  Commissioner, and, the recordership,  in so far as government recognition  was concerned, became vacant." That  is arnistako. First, Mr. Sproat did not  cease to be Mining Recorder when he  became. Gold Commissioner. Second, I  the Gold Commissioner has all tho  powers of Mining Recorder, even when  not expressly appointed as such.  Third, the duties of both offices are  usually discharged by one man. Even  at Esssland, Mr. Kirkup, with" the aid  of i, clerks,   discharges   the  combined  PERSONAL   MENTION.  Notice has been given that at the  coming session of the legislature an  application will be made for the incorporation of a. new Church of. England  diocese of Kootenay, as soon as ������40,000  is raised as a capital endowment and  an annual stipend for a Bishop, of  $2,000., The bishop's seat' will most  likely be in Nelson as the centre:of. the-  district.  Howard Cameron, of Nelson, spent a  few days in town this week.  Mr. W. A. Macdonald, a legal light  of Nelson, was in in the city Saturday.  ' Jndgo Lilly,Who has been under the  weather for a short timio, is around  again.  Mrs. Guthrie has returned to the  city after _ spending several months  across the line.  F. J. Finucanc goes from the Bank  of Montreal at New Denver to the  branch at Greenwood.  Clifford Seale is over from the Wakefield mine, where he has been working  for some   time,   to nurse   a   crushed  finger.  i~ - . .  Mr. H. F. Mytton, late manager of  the B. C. Bank here, has been appointed manager of the new agency at  Rossland.  Mr. A. Johnson, proprietor of the  Revelstoks Herald, and nephew of the  editor of this paper, made a short visit  in town, on a trip through the country.  "     '      .   .  CHUIICH    NOTES.  Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, A.B.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be .held  to-morrow at 11 a.m. arid 7.30 p. m.  The Pastor will preach a sermon to  young men in the evening.  Presbytekian.-���������Rev. S. Clelland 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  welcome.'  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  RHEUMATIC SUFFERERS.  "I have tried Milburn's Rheumatic  Pills and find they do all, that is  claimed for them. I cannot say too  much in their favor." A. Swift, 199  Simcoe Street, Toronto, Ont.  r\ - 1-i.l  Fox.  hair  ulst.er was  STORIES OF THE SEA  By EDWARD JENKINS, M.P.  Author of" Little Hodg-e," " Lord Bantam," .*' Ginx'n Baby,"&c.  __ &&&&^s&^rS%^  There was just a flash of seriousness  in the. h[.cjkor's manner, and Lord  Fendlebury, who was an astute young  fellow for his ago, began to he afraid  the joke \n��������� going too far. Ho bat up  and assumod  a more sober air.  "Notisonso, .Corcoran. I give you  my word of honour I'll say nothing  nbou,t it. Tho fact is, in the excitement, you have niiitle a mistake. She  "s not on hoard. It is impossible. Make  Como, I'll call up a  ������������"-.   Iba.il out;    this  CHAPTER,  ���������lvili me! KiU  III.���������Continued.  me|" murmurod Mr.  harm    done,    papa, -  eiied Miss    Araminta,    smoothing her  nd looking lound, lo see that the  There    is  no    .   ,  Araminta,  to   bring  rome  I.OOIiLUK   J v_.. .,   .  as as gracefully disposed as  possible. "It's tny fault. I rushed upstairs in my fright, and this ��������� this���������  (jontlcman���������was kind enough to take  charge of me. I asked him lo  me to. tho, captain's cabin. _?or  reason or other that gentleraiin lliere  had left it���������and when he canto back ho  ���������he���������locked the door before he discovered me " '-,     .    .   ,  Araminta  would Have  gone on  Sir Benjamin   began'   to feel' in  gouty  feet  the  chilling effects  o������ tho  water, in which they wero standing.  "Tuke my arm,"'-he',said,'..curtly,, to  his-.daughter; "I am infinitely, obliged to you, sir, whoever you. are, for  your attention to Miss Peakman. She  is'.very young and inexperienced."  "Ttf^i more so than, I am, I expect,"  tie young man, bowing  I am, glad to have been of  '     '-1--  ">"������   la,dv," with  youisolf  easy.  but  his  nit; ward.   They       cnhin, which Is ono huge footbath.   As  ���������   ���������    '       ���������    <-^     ..~A   hia  'Not  returned     the   young      -������- b -f  haughtily.   "I am. glad to M������  ,  any service to the youn������ My,  'a   more  Inta.  kindly  ' inclination to  Aram-  As the knight and his fair daughter  for that ridiculous old knight, and his  chit of a daughter, and her : stupid  maid, we shall soon pul. them all  ri^ht. Get into lied, ray friend, you  are shivering fearfully) How: did you  get  that bruise over the eye?"  Mr. Fex was soon in bod, and the  events of the day, acting upon an ex-  oitnble temperament, brought on a  slight attack of fever. His servant  being prostrated, as gentlemen's gentlemen and ladies' abigails aro by lhe  weather at" sea, a steward, was told  off by the, doctor to look .after him  du'ius the night. This fellow, having  nothing hotter to do than to li-iten to I  tho patient's incoherent wanderings,  excogitated ft theory about poor Mr.  Fex which entailed . serious ' conse-  ciuencefl.  CHAPTER, V.  left the cabin, the ^'^^nark  follow them, when a mutteiea ^    ^  lrom the .occupant drew^ru j.       ��������� | morning of the third day the  "^^���������'^n^-ibe-'Uhrwlth his eyes'wind had  slightly abated, although it  t^^^^^L    growing    ont sf.n^ow^^ wha^ are ^  gentleman   seizing ^-    ������ev  J ^^J, vvhon   a loud   kno; k    tol-  and    ilia     are,  you    doing   |ow8d by the opening of Uie door and  chart-room, whon  What on earth,sirV;^ ^..doing   [^tnsefcu^ o?a^npping ,ou'-westor,  shoulder.-  ^^.^o^^adr ^id"Mr. Fex , ^.Si.im .  I m gone clean __u.vu, fW ^^      ,md |    ���������1������ piea_e, sir.  ln-!,.|���������r   "nlay I speak to you,  sir?_  'Yes, Mr.   Stuckpoolo, if    it is   any  I m gone oioa-n uj������"    -���������-r    . n  atarting straight up 'in���������J**���������" 'DubHu .  speaking with an  unmistakable aju   _ id6r.  said tho intru-  accent.-   "Where ^earth-c^at   sea  rather-did   you  come  from,  rny  if  it  is indeed  yourself-forl  believe my own ?yes .!lQ^^1Squestion,  .ir^^^d^na^ul^-ghing-   .rave/  thing important.   Como m.  Tlio infiudor was tho fourth officer,  land he   was   followed    by    a steward  Ciidbury.     l'hey    both     looked     vory  for it was he." .';How ^f������to y  and at  Master in Chancery is of f duly,������n   er.  his age, under an assumed tame, pe     ,  forming these, pranks on a sterna  ���������thousand ^fr^guUjx of      the'  " said the captain, whose  liltle disturbed by want  Overcome  ^^issM^  on  tne Buiii.-ana..^u.^  ���������j   Lcnath  - -Oh, Corcoran!", he cried, at   ton.tn  -I owe  you  a.guinea    ^������ ^     all , _  ���������     _.  my berth as sfk^^aog^    cul,cd . qliailej.g being occupie(i by an accused  I malefactor.  I think, sir," said the mate, "we've  got  him !"  "Got what  brain was a  of sleep. .   .,  "Him, sir; the murderer Kane, sin  "Iho   devil !"     cried     the     captain  "Whore?"  "In  vour cabin, si'-1"  'J'ho honest  captain  burst out  m  cold pei spiration    at  the  idea  a  of his  this    happened,  me!"  the 'proceedings,' of course.  Lord Pendlobury needed.  ������������������And  that she got the dtvoice,  The peer nodded again. M.i.ornPd  ��������� And that she   got   ������ ^iscd   at- j u   man  of "the  name  of  Mulrooney -  ���������Tideneo'   got^up to    taaj.     ��������� would be Lhe tlelec_  torney and thief Mul^y., 10.   Uv(,__;ln(1 askin8  his denre8t lJearl  to  "I did not know that, <-o. forgiro him-', hi.  would he somewick-  phed the young man, 8������������^iy m&   ^ fc ;u.tlua inta nee, sir." .  Fex,     ivexl    . My. _J���������";^ ���������oUin   5n I     ���������,Wc    h      fm.,veri0    ihe    descrip-  Whit, the Mj-. FtiK���������V  "JJi, name ain't Fox. sir." interrupted ihe steward, touching his forehead.  "He was took ill yesterday, sir, ana  I've boon wilh him all night. He s  been going on rambling most dreadful,  just like a murderer; askmg God Lo  forgive him, saying he'd drown hissoil,  ca.limr  out   lhat  he'd be  tho  death ot  V -ifex      /exl     My     lord,,;   cul     ������?��������� . ed wo  ���������t'"������"������PM her1���������3he's theie!'  am  pointed     efvards   the   thin rnalio^any  bulkhead which divided his cabin fiom  that of the purser next  dooi.  ���������What. Mrs.-  Och, dear Lord Pendlebury, do  you mention the name no.; <l.iiu  for I'm at my wits' end wbit to do  don't  ng,  actly, sir," cried the officer and  steward in one b) ealh. "And we ve  agreed  to  divide tho leward."  "Humph!" said tho captain, throwing off his great woollen nightcap,  scratching: his head, screwing up his  eye, and taking an observation ot tne  two lucky men bobbing there before  him, and wishing lo himself that tney  might ever get iho reward they were |  iso cock-sure of dividing. "Humpn.  ������"��������� i���������m-  wP-"  and  Fex, alias J "Wh-it have you done with ihis man.  No,  no; look  heie,    *���������-J^    und       ..Ho-s s,m iu ihe cabin, sir "  ^Trn^r\Zv  whiiered   loudly 10       "JJut he'll run away  shutting the door^Hjgei tor-! himself overboard."  T?was    Iving    here;     "Oh,  nn,  sir.    He  is  very .  I   was    iym_        , _ ��������� .   _      AnA    ]lve glaUoned six  of  "Oh, it is   impossible:  sensel  his f ii?nd.  r'iblo shock came  it's    all non-  he will throw  weak this  bbw-s. uimc, ..      ri i00n be   morning.     ^  ,  ?������_. XuIanrmiStvar f-om Dub- , the wateh. under a nuarfermasler, out  lin ana the everlasting banter of the | sir e tins door.  Castle and the -clubs, when ,1 hoaid . selao him if hi  the"h-ok: and roar.of the water as it I the off.cor.  with   instiuctions    to  tiies  to  escape," fcaid  same instant, on my life as  here, she run out of the nt'Xt cabin, tho  ���������purser's, in a neat undress familiar to  me; and she no sooner saw me. standing there in iny own al fresco slate,  than she began to give tongue like a  steam fire-engine wui_tli������g' for water  ��������� ���������though,.-by" the way, at the moment  there  was plenty of that  ahout.  " 'Tis he! 'Tis lie!' says nh<  her eyes.'   'Tis Peter's tfhont  covering      .._ come    to  reproach mo, just as I :2m about to  perish.���������Oh, Peter'. Piter!' and who  tried to  lay hold of my arm.  '"Aioynl: thee!' says I. For 1  thought sho was a ghost ioo, and that  may be we had each appeared to re-  reproach the other at bur dying moments. And I made a leap for, the  oabin. Faith, I dc. 1't know what's to  come of it! There was si female on  deck, there was a female in lhe cabin  I ran inlo, and there was a female in  possession of.my own when I -���������"���������=  back.      There are ,-'���������  to be settled   with,  husband, who must  ������������������ was told six months since she   was   to  he married again.   You'll stand by me  now, won't you?"  The    earnestness   of   the    narrator  produced on the young lord ah effect  the    reverse of    that    intended.      He  shouted with  laughter.  "Oh, my lord," said   pcor Mr.   Fex.  "It's amusing to you, but it's death to ! said he.  Keep  orders  tho  shoot  e  Mr  in  let  him go overboard, you know."        ,  Mr. Slackpoole smiled appreciatively  at tho captain's shrewdness, and he and  Mr. CVidbtiry. left lhe honest master to  his own reflections. Tbi'so reflections;  wero (.nyihing bul pleasant. Ho knew 1  nothing of any laws except (hose ot  navigation and cyclones, and sucn  scraps nf land legislation as particularly affected his ship and his .-jurisdiction when in port.- The job in hand he  did not relish..'If he wcre'l..o make a  mistake .he had sense enough to know  it. would turn out very seriously lor  him. This person who had given mm  ; ������12 for t ho use of his cabin, he had  i seen. He seemed to he a gentlmaniy  ! man ; the steward  1 wrong in his sunn  ��������� therefore resolved  down, nnd T am still suffering m the  chest from the blow ho gave mo. inen  ho locked himself in wilh my daughter, who happened lo have been carried into your cabin by an officious  young fellow you have on board, ana  but for the alacrity, with which no  was followed up, God knows what  might, not have happened. There can  hardly ho a doubt alout it; tnat is  tho man I" ,  Fortified with this opinion, whicb an  experienced tind impajiial lawyer like  Mr, Carpmael would havo at once discarded as resting on no evidence rea ly  relevant to the question of identity,  lhe captain ascended to his cabin,  where Ihe unconscious Mr. Fex lay. invested by a small naval and military  force. There he found awaiting him  Ihe fourth officer und Cadbiiry. tne  steward. They had been making a reconnaissance. . .  "He's lying quiet enough in his lieitn  now,  sir,"  said Cndbuiy.  "All right, Mr. Slackpoole, you and  Qu1rterm.1si.or Sinclair will follow me.  Qadbury, you stay within reach, lhe  rest draw up on eilhor side of the door,  and be ready at a call."  Captain Windlass, not liking the _ob  a bit, but pressing his teeth together  and going at it with all the resolution  of a true Briton, turned the handle o������  ihe door and entered the cabin. Uis  two aides-de-camp had followed, and on  a sign from him closed it again, looking sharply all (he while al tho enemy,  who, whatever inLcntions ho harboured, looked mild enough as he raised his  head and glanced at lhem inquiringly.  The dull light revealed a large head,  covered wilh thick, dark hair, a fairly  prominent proboscis, dark whiskers  and moustaches, and a bearded chin,  Over tho left eye was a black bruise.  The captain and Mr. Stackpoole nodded to each 'other. '  The tenant of the cabin, who, as wo  have seen, was an Irishman, could not  remark the mysterious demeanour of  the intruders without an observation  "Good-morning to you, captain," he  said, recogniz.ng the latter. "Are you  wanting to refer to some of your charts  here? You're quile welcome. Faith  I hope you'ro not going to give,us another fright Tike lhat we had yesterday." .  "I'm afraid I am going to give you  n fright, sir," said tho captain sternly, bending his brows on the unhappy  Fex, und transfixing him with a  TRhadamanthine stare. "You came on  board, sir, and took this cabin under  the name of FcxV"  "I did," says Mr. Fex, quailing before the captain's eye, but not for the  reason the spectators imagined. "Here,  it's all out now," said Fex to himself,  "all over the ship; and 'I need never  look near Dublin und the Four Courts  again.." .   ,,  .,  "Is that your real name, sir, tnun-  dered the captain, shaking a prodigious  fist in the direction of the cowering  Fex. "On your oath, sir, is that leaily  your name?" .  Tho man who was thus called on to  bear witness against himself had ney  er seen cioss-oxamination conducted in  this way before. He was demoralized.  "Ah! ye���������ye���������what is it you're alter,  Captain Windle���������Wijidlem.iss��������� W���������ina-  lass���������or whatever you'ro called. ������ nat  do you mean, sir?"  "Is Fex your name, sir?" roared the  captain, in increasingly stentorian  tones, as he once again brought Ins  fist in much more alarming pioximity  to the countenance of Lhe suspect.  "Gracious heaven, deliver me !' cried  Fex, sitting up as well as he could, it  you must know, then, Fox is not my  real name, sir." .  "I thought so." said the captain, talcing off his cap and wiping his beaded  brow in triumph at the admission he  Had extracted. He sat down on'tne  sofa, his great knees coming up to a  line with his watch-pocket, and laid  his huge arm on the top of tho lockoi  beside him. ,.       ,  "Now, sir," he said, "be cautious 1  You are oui oiisonor. Quartermaster,  show the pistols." ..  The startled eye of Mr. J'ex, anas  Coicoran, glanced a moment al a  couple of lung ship's pistols, laige  enough apparently 10 carry about sixteen to the pound, and with a shudder  he turned his eyes toward the captain-  "What do your say your name is,  I sir?"  "Coicoran, of No. GG Lower Mernon  Square, Dublin." .  "What  olh.-r names have you passed  under, sir  ABOUT LOCKJAW.  How til j Trouble Bcains,  nnd How a Person Altnckril Should be Treated  Leckhaw, or tetanus, Is a disease  which, fortunately, is more read aLout  than seen; yet it is not very rare, at  least, in Us mild form. It occurs more  frequently in 'children than in older  people, and oftoner in boys than in  girls; but 1 his is probably ,only because  boys are moie liable lo cut and scratch  themselves, for it is after such injures thai  lockjaw u.ualiy occurs.  Tho disease is more common in some  countries than in others, England being ono of the eouuliies, and Cuba another, in which U prevails to a much  greater extent than in this country.  Here, too, some slates and some portions of states have an unenviable preeminence  in this regard;  The trouble usually begins with a  stiffness and tendency to contraction  in the muscles which bring tho teeth  together, and with the progress of the  disease it becomes impossible lo open  the mouth���������hence the popular name,  "lockjaw." The other muscles of the  face soon become affected in lhe same  way, and after them the mu=cles of  neck, the tiunk und the extremities.  According as'one or" another set of  muscles is tho strongest or most firmly contracted, tho arms and legs will  be tin own into constrained po.-itions,  and tho body will bo bent forward, or  backward, or to one side.  When these spasms���������which aro us-  uilly painful���������are very severe and recur frequently or even become continuous, tetanus is usally' fatal. For-  lunately, however, this is the le_s common form of the disease, in the usual  milder variety the spasms are less  sovero and less frequent, and soon,  with proper care, begin to become less  and U-sz. maiked until they finally  ceaso  entirely.  Lockjaw is caused by a poison excreted by a microbe which is found in  the soil, especially in that near stables  and in manure heaps.  This poiton. which is somewhat like  strychnine in its effects, is absorbed into the'system thiough a wound made  with a rusty nail or other dirty object,  or through a wound which has been  soiled with earth or bound up with a  dirty rag. Sometimes, especially in  tropical countries like Cuba, the disease comes on after a wetting or a  sudden chill, even when there is 110  wound of tho skin 1 o far as can be  seen, or il may follow insect bites.  A person with lockjaw mu>t be kept  perfectly quiet and shielded from anything thai may bring on a paroxysm,  such as a touch, a jolt of the bed, or  even a strong draught of air. lhe  treatment belongs entirely to the  physician, for tetanus is (00 serious a  malady and too rapid in its course to  permit of *iny experimenting Willi  domestic remedies. The fatal cases us-  u lly last only four or five day?, but  the milder forms may continue for two  weeks before recovery is complete.  IIPOYEEISSEE  BLOOD.  A CONDITION THAT FREQUENTLY  CAUSES MUCH SUFFERING.  .11 rs. Henry   (aUToi'd,   ������r Kculvllle, Prove.  ,    tlie Vnlue .or Ur. 'Williiiiu.': PI 11 II Pills  lu (Ills Condition;.    ,  From  tho  Acadien. Wolfville.  US.  The ciso ot Sirs. Htnry Gilford,  of   ,  ICentville,  who   some   lime    ago   was  cuied of a dUtressiug malady through  Iho   medium   of  Hi;   Williams'   Pink  iJills, isot' peculiar value as illustrating  lho  rapidiiy  wilh   which this  re-  'iii-irkablo  medic.nc operates. A repro-  bcnlalivo   of   1I1.   Acadien   who  called  uiKin Mrs. Gifl'uid the other day to elicit   information,  concerning  her  curo,  found   hor    lo   lie  a   very   inlolligcnt  Luly, and a h.any advocate of theu.se  of   Dr.   Willuims-   fink  Pills.      Upon  learning   the  object of  his   call   Mrs.  ,Gilford' expressed herself as pleased at  the   piospecL  of  having  an  opportunity lo yive jpublicily to ber remarkable  cure. ' '1 h ive told all my fiiends about  it," fihe siid. " but have often felt that  it  w.is  m_- duly   lo have  a statement  of  my catvo published  in  the  papers."  Three  years  ago  this  spring  my  system was  in  a badly  run  down  state.  In   this   condition   1 was   attacked   by  ,1 heavy cold' and an enlarged tonsil ot  gre.it size and exi-emo painfulnesswus  the result. For 9 weary monihs 1 was  un ible to turn my head and my health  became such that   1   could   not   exert  myself in the least.  Several physicians  were consulted, but without the slightest  benefit.   Tho swelling was finally  lanced but  lho operation only aggravated the matter, as my blood was so  impoverished that the incision did not  heal  but developed into a running sore.  Despondency  seized  mo and al times I  almost  wished  that  1 was  dead.    .At  last by a happy chance I was advised  to ufce-.Dr. Williams'Pink Pills."  After  using   a   few boxes  tho  swelling   disappeared and porfecf health and buoyancy of spirits returned.      Since that  time Mrs. Gifford has-had implicit confidence    in Dr. Williams'    Pink Pills,  and  has  used   them for any  physical  disorder  of  herself  or  children    with  tho same  happy  results.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills croate now  blood, build up the nerves, and thug  drive disease from the system. In nun-  dreds of cases they have cured after all  other medicines had ������?Ued, thus estab-  POOR MLis*S PALACES.  -None   whatever.   Send  for  my  servant,  he  will toll  you all  ahout me.  "1  dare sav,"  icpiiod    (ho    captain  diilv.     "Bid  vou    never  hear  ot    im  name of Kane. _ir ?   Kanc-d'yo hear  "1 did," leplied the other, wilh the  irrepressible'humour of his countij-  men.     "He killed his brother Abel.  The captain and lhe two officers  started and looked into each others  faces. Their worst suspicions wcie  confirmed..  ''"Your answer condemns you, you  wretched man!" cried ihe. captain.  "You evidently know all about it.-A  person named Eugene Kane���������Kay���������aw  Len-ee- a fugitive from .justice.-  charged with murdering Mr. Willi.m  Philpolts, banker,,of Da.nley, "nd-ioh-  bing the bank of five thousand pounds  slerling-is on board this ship, ana  you're the man I" _,'   ,,  "Nonsense!" .'said,   poor    air.    1 ex.  breaking out  into a  healthy and pro-  dressed,   to  came j Benjamin Peakman  ly.   Ho went down, >.������ =wu��������� ...���������- -     .  -���������   - '     "Ay, ay, sir 1"   man."  he is, sirl  -    ,    -, r���������lV  Shaken    '���������*���������������' fanr.ain.       kjl    about    forty-five  equanimity, so    severely    snaicen  ith, besides her second , at the moment an^d on this particular ^ A ^  mat be on board, for I I subject.    He had not yet recovered n* . In     ..0������>  '     ------ equanimity, so    severely    snanenin^ 1  day before, and  was ready  to believe : fi������t-J J ears ot age  anything of the occupant of the cap-;     Amto     lo a day sir.  I>eMcrlpllon of tlie lYorkium'x Taverns in  ������:cl_luni.  The workingmeu's hostelries now in  process of organization in the principal  Belgian  centres'of population,    under  the auspices of the Chaplains of Labor,  are  described  as  literally  poor  men's  palaces.      That    of  St.  Ant hony, just  opened nt Marchiennc-au-Pont, has on  the ground floor a spacious hall with a.  stage opening on one side of a. restaurant    and on    the , *Uor  off  a pretty  chapel.     The dining;rooms look out on  a spacious courtyard and garden with  various games and a kiosk for a band.  A   laundry  with: all  the  latest   appliances,   the    building    containing:   the  electrical machinery and the house inhabited by- the chaplains who manage  tho  institution    arc attached to    the  same- building.     The    main structure  consists of three floors containing the  men's  sleeping rooms,  each  furnished  wilh a bed, a press, a table and some  chairs)'..all  opening  on  airy  corridors.  The centre oi' each floor is occupied by  a sort ,of general dressing room, with  looking-glasses    and    water    taps    all  around the walls, while baths can be  had in the basement, and all is lit by  olecrtic    light.      Those    who. wish   to  board as well as lodge can have food,  washing and lhe mending of their linen  for  twenty-two  francs a fortnight,  nine  shillings and    twopence  a week.  For    breakfast    they  get    coffee and  broad and butter and libitum, aud for  the midday    meal  0110 plate of  meat,  half    a litro    of beer and bread    and  vegetables tit discretion.     Coal miners  who cannot go home to dinner get cold  provisions  to take with them.      At  4  o'clock coffee    and    bread and butter  again, and at supper, vegetables, some  times    moat,  and  beer  in  abundance.  For evening entertainment there   are  billiards, readings or music lessons for  those -who join the band.     In order to  board  it is not necessary to  lodge  in  the  institution  and  the restaurant  is  open   to  any    workman who wants  a  single glass of beer.  lh>hirig the claim that they aio a marvel  among the triumphs of modern medical science. The genuine Pink Pills  aresold only in boxes, bearing the full  trade mark, '.'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People." Protect yourself  from imposition by refusing any pill  that does not hear the registered trade  mark around the box. If in doubt  send direct to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillo, Ont., and they  will be mailed to you post paid at 50o.  a box, or _ix boxes for ������2.50.  A BLACK EYE.  Cause of the IMHCoUrnllon nnd Tiotr H Mny  lie. Ti-cHtfd.  It is a curious fact that the possessor of a black eye^is always bitterly  ashamed of his ornament, yet in ninety-nine cases out of a hundiod it Is  purely the result of an accident; and  even if it is caused by tho fist of an  adversary, it at least goes to prove  lhat the sufferer faced his foe.  A black eye is simply 0 bruise, a  black-and-bluo spot, of the eyelids and  the parts underneath the orbit. All  these tissuos being very loose and  sponge-like in texture, the blood which  escapes beneath the skin in all cases of  bruising, and constitutes tho black-  tind-bliie mark, spreads vory widely,  and causes great disfigurement.  Sometimes,   if  the  injury  has    been  severe, there will be an escape of.blood  beneath    the membrane    covormg tho  eyeball; but the .eyeball itself usually  escapes damage, owing to its elasticity  and to the efficient nrotectiou afforded  by lhe. bony ring forming the edges of  the orbit. ��������� .   .  A short  time after the injury  has  me. Now you know all about this,  need never show my face in Dublin  a������3'm. Well, well, I may arrange a  thing or two, and get ovor the side of  the ship, for 'twill kill tne, any way/'  nything .   ._  tain's cabin.   He was terribly alarmed!  to  hear for  the first  time  from    the  captain's lips  that  there  was a murderer on board.   .  "That Is the man, beyond a doubt," j  io.    "I assure you, Captain Wind-! Mr  he  behaved like a  ruffian.      He  Captain.   "With thick blaok hair,  Ambo.   Excitedly;   Black as tar, sirl  Captain.   "Dyed to cover grey,"  Ambo.   Ay, ay, sir i  lass,  ...   ran into Lady Peakman's maids' room,;  and locked himself in with my daugh- <  I ter's maid, a very proper young person.  I In rushing out again, ho knocked me  AU1UU.       1-i.y ,    ������.j ,    w���������   .  "Dyed, ye blackguards I" interrupted  __>. Fex, in high, dudgeon. "It never  was tinted with a drop of anything but  its natural juices !" 7  ... Captain.   Silence  in  the dock there.  "Parted down the middle."  To be  Continued.  ��������� THEIR MEANING.  Two Irishmen were walking along  one of the main streets of Bolton, when  they noticed a placard In the window  of a shop with the words, .," Butter 1  Butter I Butter 1" printed on it in giant  type.  Pat, said Mick, what is the meaning  of them big strokes after the words?  Och, ye ignoramus I said Pat, sure,  they're meant for shillelaghs Id show  that it's. Irish butter.  been received swelling of the parts sets  in. the skin is reddened and hot. and  there is a feeling of tension, not  more or less actual pain. . I his is the  time to treat the bruise in wJ������lo  prevent, as far as possible,,tho formation of the ;'black eye.''  If nothing is done, the diacoloifttion  soon, appears,  first  of  a dark.reddiJi  purple  color,  and   then a most  black,   .  later it fades off with a play of coImb.,.  green, blue and yellow, until gradually  all.traces of the accident disappear-  The first    thing    to do, and that as-  soon as possible is to apply cooling   o-  tions to the part.    A good way to lo-���������  this is to keep two small hnndkeroh.efa-  in a bowl of icc-wator and appl} ,���������;"!���������"} .  alternately,    squeezed dry  and   folded  four-plv.     As soon as one handkero.hiet  grows "warm, it should be replaced by   ���������  the other. '   ���������       .,, - -������������������   ,,,  By the end of the first day the -cold,  applications will have done all the  good they can, and then handkerchiefs  wrung out of very hot wator, in whK.11  borax or boric acid has been dissolved,  should be applied, and changed ��������� every  minute or two. At the same tune the  discolored part.may-be stroked gently  with the finger for ten or fifteen minutes at a time every two or three  hours. -This is a tedious process, nuc  it will shorten the sufferer's period el ���������  embarrassment by three or four days,  if persevered in.  ,.f A NEW TERROR.  Housekeeper���������What's     that   horrible  noise ?    , '  ���������   , '  Servant���������It's an Italian organ grinder, mum, with an awful soreeohy or-  e������Housekeeper���������Horrors ? Give him  some' money quick, and tell him we  love to hear him play. We oan 1: be,too  careful, you know. 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'.-i.'.-'..-������ *.-.--   ������������������',1.j'.Mir -,  ��������� '.''���������V ���������-���������-1-'.i'f    -������    ''���������-  "  ?��������� "���������-���������������'>-.-. -������. ������ v.-f'..   , /.-'.'.*������������������.���������.'��������� .1 - ��������������� ���������' :..**���������/.. '������������������,.   ��������� *  triBm l������  -M-'-lijEDDT'l'lil-.  SET ASHORE ON THE BAY OF FUNDY  - COAST *_ORTY YE ARS AGO.  Blncc Then lie Hasn't Spoken, an lutelllgt-  ', Mc Word, and no One Known  WUencc  KRe C'mue or WUo He Is���������Yearly tlie. Gov.  eminentVotes a Sam  for Ills Support.  The blue books published by tho Government ot the province of Nova Scotia  are, as a rule, pretty dry reading)  and that called the Financial Returns  is ono of tho dryest of the lot. Yet  there is one line in the Financial Returns behind which Turks one of the  Btrangest mysteries, which, after forty  years, still remains a mystery. The  Financial Returns give all expedifuros  from' the' office of the Provincial  Treasurer���������that Is, all expenditures  made by tho province of Nova Scotia.  One lino reads: '  Jerome.    , ,   ?104:00  jFew, ii any, members of tho present  Legislature know what it means. They  only know that it has been there for  many years, and therefore some one is  receiving #10d every year, but who  and what "Jerome" is or why he  should receive anything they do not  know. The item was'there in the old  days before confederation���������before there  was any Dominion of Canada, and Nova  Beotia was a separate colony.  One day, forty years ago, the people living about the narrow strip of  rock and land on the Nova Scotia side  of the Bay of Fundy, known as Digby  Neck, observed  A SHIP ON THE-HORIZON.  Her movements wero unusual. She  .eemed to be aimlessly hovering about  the same place. When darkness came  Bhe ;was still there and her mission  was an object of much speculation to  tho fishermen    whose    littlo    cottages  tho lisnermeu    wnosu    "���������."������     o��������� immediate  neighborhood  of his    quiot  were the only  residences in   the neigh- home, whe^the ������������'������������������^p������  borhood of   that   rugged   shoie.   JNexi ^^ ^ 20Q ycara ago; ^ore |]ie men  morning tho vessel was gone, but there do    ft little fishing    and -farming,  tho  was a man   or piece of a man, on the woman wear the French kerchief  and  beach.   His' legs'had been cut off above simple ,,arb   of    the old    Acadia ns of  Take  tha   Beat   MedEoine   That  Money Can Buy.  Sales, euros, Merit, All Point to Hood's  Saraaparilla as the Best.  SIB,' -WALTER.' SCOTT, DUNCE.  Sir Walter Scott was far from being  a brilliant pupil at school. After he  'became "famous he o_ie day dropped into the old. school. The teacher put  tho pupils through their paces. After  awhile Scott said: "But which'is the  dunce? You have one; surely. Show him  to me."   The lonelier called up a   poor  You must have pure blood  if.you ex- !������,������������', who "looked"the picture of woe  nect to have good health    This is sure, ;       h   'bashfully came  toward the dis-  ,   Another thing is sure. The ���������-'>���������-'������="���������������������  purifier isHood'sSarsaparill  rests upon tho basis of abut  The sales of Hood's Sarsaparilla are un-' ������������-���������-��������� ,;j������- . "      crown   foi  Equalled.   Its   merit     is   unquestioned.   ?      .  ��������� ���������- ���������i���������.��������� ^nrm "     ���������    '  Its cures are often accomplished after , keeping my place warm.  other  preparations  have  failed  to  do1  ���������*"'���������  any good. , m 13 WHEAT YIEL HAND TnE PI 10S-  Thercforo we    are justified  in urg-- PHATE  BASE  Ing you to lake Hood's Sarsaparilla in       ,      ._        .     . _, ������������������������������������..,,  :���������    ������������������  preference to all others if you havo ���������>>, Leamington Courier in an  the slightest symptom of impure blood. ������*V0l7aurall "^ ln Lbo,"???,, .i ���������  Hood's Sarsaparilla cures scrofula, salt 27Ui August, this year headed lho  rheum, boils" pimples, sores, catarrh,' ^cat Yield and the Phosphate Base  malaria, dyspepsia, nnd all other trou- ^iaV discussing at considerabe length  hies caused or promoted by impure "> necessity of bone strength in the  blood , , straw as well as in tho grain to give  the crop stamina to withstand bolster-  K������0d's Sarsaparilla %y^^ti^1*$Fa'%������k  Is Canada's Greater, Medlcli-o.   $1; ������ix for3J.   down tho   law,- that a good phosphalic  Prepared only by O. I. Hnod fc Co.. Lowell, Mass.   heart is the foundation of all agricul-  . _-       "7.      ������V... ,   .           \      1 ,.,  I'"-"      \\7n i^o.t_  u^A l-lio /\T.nnrfnnit v of  Hnrn-Pc Pillc ant  hnrmonlonhly  with  1 1WU  s  rllis llood'������ Sarsaparilla. 25o.  tales are in tho hands of another arc  among the versions of the mystery  whioh have had credence .front, time to  time, hat none of them, was ever more  than mere guess, "JeromeV^_early' history remains to this day a~^mystery,  and, although he enjoys good health,  age is now coming upon him, and it is  doubtful if any solution will ever be  found unless this aocount should reach  the eye of some one who was on tho  vessel from which it is believed he/was  landed and he should make,known the  facts concealed now for nearly half a  century.  - Tho old coach days have long since  passed; , tho railway which now runs  from Yarmouth through tho land of  Evangeline does not go near (he shore  and Jerome and his weird story are  forgotten   except  to tho  few  in      the  the'knees. The work hud been recently done and by a skillful hand. the  rvounded slumps were carefully band-  iged. The man was apparently about  19 years old, with soft, flaxen hair and  blue eyes. His white skin, dellcato  features and shapely hands beloken-  sd that he, was probably well born and  well brought up. His underclothing  was..o������ finest linen and his other garments of, good material, but of cut  differing from that of any p-.ople the  fishermen had over seen. Ho seemed  to be suffering from.the effects of some  terrible shook. : Beside ..him-on .the  beach, .were a small kog of water nnd  a bag of ship's biscuits.  He was taken to one of the cottages  and nursed and cared for. He gradually recovered, hut was gloomy and  silent.   His  vocal, organs    seemed  -list*.,   l       1_        tJl_      J.VUUUUV1WJ1     .   _���������-.        >���������   - -    , ��������� ������������������(_! I   IV  lure. We have had the opportunity of  examining very many fields, and have  in 'every instance found that the  lodged c ops were defective." They  h-ii refei loannlireiblc cor.ohor.vion  of their theory in tho Pleslow Farm,  Barford, where Mr. E. L. Ireland Bly-  Ihe had phosphaterl many of ihefie'ds  with Alberts' Thomas-Phosphate Powder, wiih the result that the wheat  was of most, excellent quality, .and:���������"  "This' crop is five feet high, not a  patch being beaten down by the terrific storms it has lately , been subjected to Mr. Blytho has so convinced himself of the merits of this manure, that ho is increasing his applications of it all over his farm, both on  grass lands and arable. On Monday  we were at Bearley and Mr.- Joseph  Hawkes informed us that he was going  to use it on his grass this autumn, and  one always concludes that when we  have him on our side we aro not very  far wrons."  Evangeline's day.   4_-  UMTffiABLE Aft'OBT.-  ENDURED BY   MRS.   ELLEN FOX OF  ST. MATTHIAS ST. TORONTO.  tone   In   the   Klxlilcr   Ulnar, life Miser,  able���������A Surgical   Operntlon   nit  the  Wciiern! Hospital F;i licit to llillove  Her���������DikI.Ih' Kinney Pill*  i'Atif.tl Her.  Toronto, Nov. 14.���������Mrs. Ellen Fox, of  No. 8 Si. Matthias St.,  this city, is a  lady, wel'-khown, and highly esteemed  by a  large and constantly increasing  acquaininncoshiiv  For a long time she  was a victim of ill-health, which-prevented her from performing her social  and domestic duties, greatly to   the regret of hor many friends. '  Now,    however, she  is enjoying  the  silent.   His  vocal  organs    _______    ,.���������   mo?t   robust health,  and  the  story  of  right but if the   guttural    sounds   he   how she escaped the clutches of the dis  * '    '-   ���������' "'���������"   ease lli-if h������ld her ;i victim is unusual  Remember  THE NAME-  The best and most economical,  i-ead packages.  Excels in every quality.  25, 40, 50 and 60c.  1 |C youh-T...... APW.-S, BUTTtiK, ECCSor P-U_rR>  j "     to -hip, ������Wl������thim *������  The  Dawson.  Commission  Co., Limited,  __���������_>_���������������-������:_-.*<���������������������  We give this fin������  w-tcb, md.also a  chain and charm for  .ellinR two dozen  Lhver Collar Buttons, ������t 10 cts. each,  Send ' your address  and we forward' the  Buttons, postpaid,  and our Premium  List. No money required. Sell the Buttons ��������� amonR your  friends, return , the  money, and we.aeml,  I the watch, prepaid*.  A genuine American  watch, guaranteed a  good timepieco.  Mention this paper  when writing.  flO Adelaide St. E.  Toronto, Ont.  HEALTH RESTOltBD WITHOUT MKOfc  . CINE OR EXPENSE 10 m������ ,UO -T DIS-  UKDEIlEU STOMACH. MJNQ-, NEIIVKS,  UVEI.. BLOOD. MLADDBU, KIDNEYS.  DRAIN and HUE ATH by  DW H.UIBY'S REVALENTA AltARIOA  FOOO, which SAVKS INVALIDS and  -UlLDHh-N, and aleo Hi _,'.!) pucco efally In-  f lint j who.e Ailments and Debility huro ro>  .Hlntod all other tiearmunts. It diuestn when  -i-ll othor Food lu rejeoted, Hnvotf SO time, it*  cost in medicine  ���������������/v YEARS' INVARIABLE! SUCCESS,  Ol/ 100,000 ANNUAL CURKS of Con-tlp-  jiiion, Vlatulency, Dyspep-la, IndigeBtion. Oon.  gumption. DlabBioH, Bronchitis, Influenza  Coughs. Asthma, C.iturrh, Phlegm, Diarrhea*  Norvoua Ueblliiy, Sloeplesano.iH, Dospondauoy,  f\U BARRY and Co. (Llniltod), 77 Regent-'  Ajr Htroet, London, AV., also in Paris. U Rude Castigllono, unci at all Qrocerd, OhomiRta,'  und Sloven overywlioie, in Un������ 2a., 3a., ._., ft",:  51b., 14->. Sunt carrin_o free; Also DU  BARRY'S REVALENTA BISCUIT3, in W__.  Sa. Cd. and Gs.  ^WW^rW^/iVAViftiWiWAViVi/^^  11  uttered were meani for words, no'.otiy   e.isu luh. u-m ������>    could muke out what tbey mennt. Ped-   ly interesting, afEouling-, as it. does, ono  '   -   -���������   ���������'' >���������'   other  instance 6* how n  famous remedy ��������� Dodd's Kidney Pills ��������� banishes  suffering, wipes out. disease, and brings  I.UU1U       U-(.._w        _  _.. ...... .  dlers who were from, abroad, a. rid, sen  -aringmen   who   had   a smattering of  foreign  tongues went to .see  him, but   sulujhub, >v.^^-. .��������� - .-.   -  his language*, if language it were, was   health,  strength  and  happiness to ev-  .1   _.   _n     u���������..^.,������������������ ������������������   ���������f_   ftrv home wliiM'cin it is used.  strange 10 ,them all. Perhaps no ef  _orl was made to teach him English,  or perhaps his sullen disposition rendered him unapproachable, or the  -shock to his system when his legs  were cut.nff dulled his mind so that  HE COU1LD NOT LEARN.  Certain tl is that although forty years  have passed since he was marooned in  the mysterious manner described, he  has never convoyed to any living being  by speech a single thought.  There was not a'letter or paper of  any kind, nor marks on his clothing to  give the slightest' clue to his name,  home,    nationality    or   history.      The  ��������� people called him "Jerome," becau>e  they thought some of the sounds ho  made with his voice :reseinbled that,  but except for this he has remained  for forty years a man without a'name,  [n time the poor peoplo of the village  felt they could no longer hear the burden of the waif's maintenance, and  they applied, to the authorities to relieve thein,of him. The Poor Commis-  - sioners of Digby county did not see  .why they should bear the load. He.  certainly was not a Digby county'inah.  Ihey accordingly applied to tho.IiOgis-  lature of ^ Nova Scotia to take care of  him. IJending investigation the Leg-  . ifllaturu appropriated the sum of ������10-1  , for his - mr'iintenancei Investigation  failed to discover any more than wan  already known, and the grant wns  continued  year after year.  "Jerome" lives now with a respectable- French 'Acadian family near a  place, oaHad Saulnierville, on the Bay.  of; Fundy Shore, in Digby county.- it  is on the. main post .road of the province, ti'ntl in"bygone years passengers  by coach would stop to seeand inquire  about the m-an, but in time they got so  . accustomed  to seeing and    hearing of  j   him that'they-would simply wave the  hand to him as he stood in front of the  house sunning   himself.       He has   always been very fond of warmth,      as  though- ho had come',from    a hot   cli-j  mate.   In the summer he basks all day  in the sun."  In chilly weather he huddles behind the kitchen stove. ||j  ; . He is still the silent, gloomy man he  was when he first landed,          ,7  i            KEEPING TO HIMSELF      7  ���������eating at meal hours such food as    18  placed before him, neyer attempting to  .read-or write, and never having given  'any  indication  whether he  oan  do so  'or not.' .-.-'  I Various stories of a mutiny on ; a  J vessel, of a stolen heir being put. out  I of th������ way, of a  nobleman whose es-  ery homo win?-rein, it is used.  ^trs. Fox wriios ot her case thu3:  "I endured agonies that ueither tongue  nor p-en oan describe, and that racked  my body night ;ind day. My. trouble  was Stone in the Bladder.  "T tvas, for a time, under treatment  at. Ihe Toronto General Hospital, but  no-relief Svjis afforded me','much less a  cure. I underwent & painful surgical  operation: but still my disease continued, to grow worse nnd worse.  "My sufferings were simply awful,  and at times were enough to turn the  brain.'T had almost abandoned all  hope of ever getting better, when T  w-is persuaded to try Dodd's Kidney  Pills. 1 got. relief from rhe very first,  and a continued use of this Ilenven-  sonl medicine cured mo absolutely and  perfectly. I enn never bo thankful  enough for my-,release ��������� which wns duo  wholly and solely to Dodd's Kidney J  Pills." '  Dodd's Kidney Pi I Is have cured thousands of cases ot Stone in (he Bladder,  and of Gravel. They have never failed  to cure: They tire the only positive  and unfailing cure for these diseases.  Price fifty cents a box, at all drug-  irists, or, by mail, on receipt of,price:  by Thft Dodds Medicine Co., Limited,  Toronto   :  Raw recruits aro probably co called  beoitusc (hey are not accustomed to  fire. ' " ,.������������������'.���������  TO CURE A COLD m ONE DAY.  Tuke I,iu_tlYH Bromo Quinine Tablet!.      All Dnif.  Klutu rotund th* (noney if It f-ilt toCuro.   Hlo.  An exchange siiys there are fifty  thousand muscles in an elephant's  trunk. It was evidently packed .by a  woman. ���������  A baseball player isn't necessarily  insane just because he gets "off hi3  base" occasionally  A  TEMPERANCE  LESSON.  Temperance Man���������1 was glad to observe thit at the recent,launching  your vessel was christened with pure  water   instead  of  wine.  Old Salt���������That's so. I just said to  myself, Oap'n Ceadog.' says I, this  thing has got lo stop. I ain't goin'  to waste any more good liquor on such  foolishness.  TO   CONSUMPTIVES AND   SUFFEB-  ^    '  EltS FROMi CATARRH.,  If you are troubled with Catarrh,  Bronchitis, Irritable Throat, &c., send  for'sample bottle of their famous preparation and inhaler, pre-paid. It is  neither a snuff nor a. wash nor an  ointment,.but.a pleasant remedy which  is carried by atmospheric air to /.every-  part of ������ha "throat, lungs and nasal  passages and guaranteed io be an  absolute cure. Address. N. E, Poison  & Co., Kingston,TOnt.  DISAGREEABLY. LITERAL.  The Sentimental One���������Alas I Many a  smiling face conceals an aching heart.  The Literal Idiot���������It seems to mo that  an aching tooth would be more likely  to be there. '  $100 Reward, $100.  The rendora of this- vajn-r will bo pleinod to  loBi-n that thnro Ih "t.lca^tonodiefidccl diReimo  Ionru tnar. iriuru ih hi. iva������u _..w v., . ���������^_  Uutt. ^rren.'e 1ia������ been able'to cure In all its  ptiii.'0-i mill thai; i* Catarrh. Hall''5 Catarrh  Guru i������ i.ho only uiipltlvo euro now 'known to  .lhe nirdicni fraternity;. Catarrh IJoiiii? a con-  Htl inional d:*-e������������r', n-quiivH a cnnr.r.tiitlonal  ti-iwtaient'., HallV Catarrh Cure is' .liilcen ln-  ten.aUy, tictinu -direcibty upon tho blood and  inmioud. KurfHoe" of tho cystenii tliweby dia-  li'0.vi������:g,tlHi.foundation of th. diHeaio, nnd i-;iv-  In-? 'tho patten', "ti-enirth by building xifi11 lie  con-llliit.lon find a������si=lini; nature in (lo)nfc It--  ivdric The propi-iolorf havo so murh faith in  lis curktive powoi-ii, Hint (hoy ofl'or One Hun-  ilreil n.llnr. for hoy oaso thiit It falls to cure.  Vic?nd for list of Tost.^TioninlR.  Addm*,   F..1. C11KNEY & CO.. Toledo, 0.  Sold hy.l)ninri'Jis..7?o.  liaU'D Km ul 1} Pills are tho bent).  COURAGE.  I  Mrs. Ilntterson���������Didn't you tremble  all over when you aimed the revolver  at  tho burglar ?  Mrs. C.-itterson���������Not a bit. I knew  it wasn't loaded.  It's unwise to boast of your genea^  lo;j;y. Jilven if you succeed in tracing  it back to Adam and ,Rve you haven't  any  the best, of  the  others.     7  '   W _MJIM������  ^ KHERALS TKSTED K^  tiWSj    MII.TON UKU-KY. II. A. S<: ,     -  IBH    16 Kt, Ijncriiiiict.t St.. Montreal, Quo.  Speech .mpedimesrts r������"S!IJ  jeivrs a painful ������t_.iuincror( &itu hn^curoil many who fail-  ��������� ael_a>rlioro.  Writ* to W. J. Arnett, M.D., lierliu, Ont,  S  ...->n- naciwrn���������Newlmport-tlonB-neBtEnglijh  AUSftQE ������.AS'"Crf- no, 0i������lngi.-rellable good. ���������t  ff-^PAItK! BU-OfcWEli - CO., Tprouto.  fifh������ prloe*. FAKK,]  AfPrrO  JL4 ���������As-  .I., 'w .I.. \w*  Earn this valuable Watch, Chain and Charm by selling twenty Top������_  Scarf Fins, at 15 cents each. Send your address and we forward tha  Pins and our Premium' List, postpaid. No money required. These Pins  w.ill almost sell themselves, for the Topaz has all the brilliance of the best  diamonds,-nd has never before been offered at anything like this price.' Tke  Watch is.neat in appearance, thoroughly welt made, and fully guaranteed.  :Unsold Pins may he returned. Mention this paper when \vritin_.  g       o**s������- THB GEM plN co _ FrBenoid Building, Toronto, Ont    5;  Watch, Chain c  and Charm.  NO HONEY REQUIRED.  We give this STEM WINDING, STKM SET-'  TING,  NICKEL   PLATED   WATCH,   AMERICAN   MOVEMENT,     A    GUARANTEED  TIME-KEEPER,   for selling  two dozen   Lever  Collar Buttons for us at 10 cents each.  Send your addrois on a po t oard slating that you  wish to ������oll Goods for iia, and wo w.ll lonrl th������ two  doswn Butto :h to you by mall,' posi-pild. When sold  send us th������ money, $2.40, and wo will Bond you th������  WATCH. ClfAIN and CHARM, with all charge.  paid,  Itemombor this Watch is Stnm Wind and S!*m Sot  and 'n- superior to 'ho watches that, wind and nut In  the BACK like a CLOCK that are boiiifj ollerod by  others for soiling tho riamo number of Buttons.  Slaw PLAlNLY.Poat Office addresa.  ADDRESS  TORONTO,  ONT.  T C  FOR JLLUSTRATED PRICE UST.  AXES, Solid Steel, 50 Cents Each.  Hammers S 25c each ^gmnBan  Vinlinc ''-s0- *2s_- $3.50  V lUlIUS. anil Ss.oo each.  Lance-Tooth Saws,  THE " HEADLIGHT,"  One ol the fustcst and most perfect  sows made, every drip l1er  saw guaranteed only. .-*������J _��������� foot  Mouth Organs :���������.0,B*oo-S  each. Our 25c and _ocA1outh  Organs ore post-paid at the  price.  WILKSNS & CO., .  566 and 168 King St. East, Toronto,  LITTLE GIANT TYPEV/RIT.B--A r.-ally riractlr-tv,  maohino and notn nier.> t,o.r. Prir-c riclivo'-ed  *l.2S. AK-ntK wnnted. The HOWELL BOOK  COWPANV. 23-23 Adelaide St. W, Toronto.  Mills. Mill* & Hnlos.  B.vrriPloi-K.oui.. rumovau  to VVe'fley Mors., Rich  unond St. VV.. Toronto.  TTORONTO curriNG SCHOOL offora special  1 lnduoomentn to young men deslro.. of  taklna up Cuttlntt. Full p-rtloulnrs on -ppll  oaUon.      11. YONOB ST.. TORONTO.  Wm, Millar & Co.  W Mamifdctuvers of Shor  K^ Oases. Office. Store, Ban]  IS* Mint Hotel Ftxturon, J������w  \." khi<l������ of Interior Fitting!.  Britltdi Plitte Mirrors, &o.   10 to 23 Alice bt., Toronto.  LETTER FILES,  BINBINC CASES.  Olaiuitlus your impurs In bin.1-  '  . llu P cnntie.  iThO OFFI0E 8PE0IALTY  MFC. CO.,  Ulmltod,  TORONTO und NEWMARKET  Oxr.  Oomsniot. Line Steamships.  ^tontre.l andQuubec tu IiWerrjool Ih suinwor. Lajgf  End f_st twin toron uttminiihipfi ' Ldbradtfr,' V-n-  oouvor,' 'Dominion.' 'Scctflnum.' ' Y'orkshlra.'  Suptrior nccon-modntion ror First Cablu, Seo-  ond Cfthin and StcornKO pasfenBcra. Rates of  nassago���������Flrnt Cabin, ?GO.O0; .-ocond Cabin,  ?35; Steerage S.'..i>0 and upwards according to  stoaraer and bortb. For all Information apply  to Local A teem s, or David TonrtANOK & Cd���������  Oon'l Airopta. IT Ht. Sacrament Ht���������. Montrpal.  Su perior, t^gSSR^  Four Dollars  ^ Complete To bo had only from JI.  btOKn-LtS, 51 Queen St. E., Toronto  Send stamp for oircular and sample  of oloth before buying otaovrhore.  Central  STRATFORD, ONT.  Best Oommsrcial Sehonl in the Prorlnce ; enter now ;  ,.t_log-e tree. W- J. ELLIOTT, ,1'rinclpal.  Tf^ One 3-oont, ntamp will pot you n  a-(irP' f*   free sample of Campana'������ Italian  H i ^Va1   B.ilm. the best, piopariillon for all  rnuKhno.'B ot Rkin, ohapped hanrla  lor'face. Tho HutohlngaMedlohie Co., Toronto.  The Held Bros. Mfg. Co., ^_,L^r_3  ",D - -- ��������� .^r^-v-   ph���������nel30S, Send  1RONTO.  rCnttbll.hcd 151%  n iit-t nuiu _*��������� ^/������-������������ ������������������--tj- ��������� j "... i.iuui������������������  L. COFFEE '&' CO.,  GRAIN AND COMMISSION  MERCHANTS,  Booms 406-11 Board of Trad* Bull-ta_r,  TORONTO, ONT.  THOt-AB FLYKW. JO0X I_ COFFBtt  Only Inaiinitlon In O.ui^dr. r.,r tha oureof  ovury ph*** ..i np^ooh .Infect.     K(,libll������lird  1       hi Toronto,.IS'.'I).    Oure lui'MiiKed.  OHUKCH'K At'TO VOCE IX.STIT.TK,  9 Pcmbi'iihe St., Toronto, Canada  a THE.TRIUMPH-  \%     ADJUSTA1U.ESTOVKPTPE9. ...  [C EuBy put up mitl ti-hsn down.   (;*i_ *$jfL.  \(] be olonneJ. nobteJ, nod putavray in g^W]^  ���������A ������ small space. Aak your deaUr* for  '* thein.   ManufhCiurcd by  C. B. BARCLAY,         168 Adelaide St. W.. Toronto. ������$������___-  X������.6TmD OLOSJt-X  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER. 'ftbeflMninglReview  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26,1898.  A  MINERS' UNION.  As was announced in  our laet issue,  the miners of  this district   have resolved on forming n  union, which, if  properly managed, as we are "confident  it will be, will command the respect of  all sections   of   the   community.   In  Canada our industries are varied  by  provinces, no two of which are alike,  and in each the leading factor in the  production is entitled to especial attention from   all classes of the community.   In Manitoba and  the  territories the especial factor in the production of the country is the farmer,  and all classes feel that the legislation  and usages of the country should be to  ' do the former ample justice.   In this  country mining   is the back bone of  our production, and, as a consequence,  our legislation and usages ought to be  in the line of justice to the miner.   As  a matter of fact all that can bs done  for  the<miner is to award him proper  wages,   the   best   value   possible���������in  keeping with proper business methods  of the country���������for   his money,  and  fair treatment.   There arc exceptions  here   a.   everywhere,   but, generally  speaking, all these conditions are fairly well observed by all  who have relations with  the miners ;  but to ensure  their continuance under   all circuni-  etances, the miners have a duty to perform,   and  they intend to perform it  under   a  union.     A   union means   a  bonding together under legal recognition to carry out ccrlain   principles,  known   to be in  the   interest of the  unionand without  conflict in nny respect with any othor class of the community.  In a woid Lhe obj-c.'s oi their or ;in-  izatiun nre : To keep up proper wn^es,  to luck after th<; --ink mid ji.eny ul'  their calling, and in their asscmhii.s  to promote each other's welfare in all  other respects by social intercourse.  These objects are every one commendable, and in carrying them out to their  fullest extent, they will be supported  .by all classes of the community. We  are in a position to say that their  charter can bo secured within three  weeks, at a moderito cost. In the  meantime their officials can be selected and their '.constitution and bylaws drafted and adopted. They arc-  then an incorporated body in working  order.    \.      ,  Next;, we are confident, will follow  the selection of- a hall where suitable  books, papers, etc., will always be  available. This would, to an extent,  be a home for all, under all -circumstances, where they can spend an unemployed hour in friendly intercourse  with.their fellow miners. The accumulation of their fees will constitute a  fund out of which to help their needy,  provide for their sick and bury their  dead. No doubt, in time, an hospital  ' will come up for due consideration.  ,'" There will scarcely ever be less than  800 men employed, and doubtless 1,000  resident within a radius of four miles  of this city', and as time advances and  properties are developed the number  ���������will be increased. This will warrant a  very strong central organization here,  that in time may have brunches at all  important points in .the Slocan. We  congratulate tlie miners on this move,  and so long as they confine themselves  to these lines, without encroaching or  infringing on the rights of property  holders or other classes of the coin-  ..niunity, as wc aro .confident they will  ever be careful to avoid, they will havo  thu. sympatl-.y and support . of The  'Mining Kkview;  practical mining has now sufficiently  advanced in this country to warrant  the adoption of some permanent laws;  but to make thein equitable they must  be the suggestion of all three classes  of people interested in mining in the  country���������capitalists, property holders  and practical prospectors and miners.  No laws can fill the bill that are not  drafted as the result of  the deliberations of representatives of  all   three  classes.     Instead   thon   of  tinkering  with the present laws, we would  suggest that the government take steps to  get an expression of joint committees  of all   three classes as  to permanent  laws,   taking  from  the    present  one  all that is considered satisfactory.   It  is   reasonable   to   believe   that   laws  drawn  up   in this way will be  most  generally   accptable,   and,   therefore,  permanent in their nature.  >VEAK LUNGS.  "I was troubled with a sore throat  and weak^lungs and was completely  cured by Dr. Wood's Norway Pine  Syrup," Frank Jennings, Cold water,  Ont.  Fat is absolutely necessary as an article of diet.  If it is not of the right kind  it may not be digested. Then  the body will not get enough  of it. In this event there  is fat-starvation.  Scott's Emulsion supplies  this needed fat, of the right  kind, in the right quantity,  and in the form already  partly digested.  As a result all the' organs  and tissues take on activity.  .oc. and $i.oo,-11 druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE,    Chemists. Toronto.  AHb  MINING RECORDS.  MINING   LAWS.  It is announced that tho local gov-  ment intends tu make sumo amendments lo the mining laws at tlio coming session of .the legislature. The  government should hasten slowly in  this ni'atter. . 'It may be that some  recommendations of changes have  been suggested by competent-men;  but it is just as likely they have been  pressed by interested parties. It is  universal];,- conceded in mining countries lhat the mining laws are cv* ry-  wherc subjected to too much tinkering,  and most commonly in the interest of  capitalists. It is a fact, that our laws  are a. patchwork���������that is they arc  made up of continuous amendments  session after session. This may be  v.'isu  or otherwise.    We believe that  Recorded  at  New Denver.  LOUATIOXS.  Nov 15���������3.ed Mountain Fractional,south of  Silverton, John Tinllng.  Nov IS���������Storm, Galena Farm, Charles Mc-  Nlcholl.  Nov 21���������Marco Palo, same, K B Fraser.  Sunn \ hide Fractional, Four Mile creek, V  H Behn.  ASSESSMENTS.  Nov 10���������liastcrn.  Nov 17��������� ]._na ICate.  Nov IS���������LUC.  CFKTJKICATE OF IMPltOVEMEMTS.  Nov 17���������Noonday, Grey Eagle, -JUi of Ju'.y  to Byron N Whito.  TRANSFERS.  Nov 15���������J'l-ovln.c :S-lti,.J D Ilvuu to 11 Taylor,  Sopt iS.  Nov HI��������� I'.rokcn Lock 1-0. Cracker Jack J, ]'  1. Byro:, to F ,1 (''iiHicun--. Nnv lo.  I<M i :< burgh, I' 15 Ah ior to Scottish Colonial  Gold I'..-Ids, Lid, .An .21.  HlKli Oio No I I, Clmi-les- Fans to George \Y  I.uyuoN I'el> IS.  SkiuoI-u, .am- to Scottish Colonial Gold  Fields, Ltd, Feb IS.  Nov 17���������Continental 1-0, Gcorgo W Hughes  to same, Nov 13.  Nov 1'J���������Phoenix, Allium bra ant! Lidby B,.}  encli, K G Schmidt toFSoutar, Oct 25.  Emma Fractional ., N D McMillan to A  Tunics, Nov 7.  Chiirloa W Greenlee to H L Beer poworoi  attorney revoked, Nov IS.  Mikado Fractional, A Eriekson to A CVan-  nioorkerk.  Nov 21���������Prince Alexander, Two Dutchmen,  J Macqulllan and J F Carrol to the Finanoial  and Mining Trust, of Canada. Limited, Oct  30,1S97,  On hand at  ill  Directly opposite  the C.P.It. etation.  PICTUREFRAMING A  SPECIALTY.  Note;  We also carry high-class  Undertaking Goods.  ���������C-ei  A sharp' sting-ing" pain  in the back���������you think it  doesn't amount lo anything;���������be all right in a  few days���������but it cloesnV  get all right���������kidneys aro,  not doing- their duty, and  the poisonous matter that'  they ought to remove is  i. g-oing-all through the sys-i  \ tern���������causing rheumatism,'  _4jjjr S"������ut,   dyspepsia,   head-  ���������"^"^     aches, backaches���������all sorts  'of ills.  ���������*j  fc?5 ������vj>   ���������__���������   ���������__���������   ������_>   <_>    ������_(<���������    <__���������    ������_>������    <_fc������    ������_fc������     __���������   ������_>>   ������__���������   ���������))_������   ���������_> K3  I  //\s iJjpiJJMtMjt tMatMi tJKt ������*%_������ t^Kjt iMj> <_/|*������ ������^v^<_^v^������^fjv^ \  'S  EY FILLS  m  Bg?8pkkL<^T?Xr4^\\$r\\' a  7^2^M\ k    th  -%fS/   .rc^J^j-v  ������^ she    knows    the  When' a baby  smiles in its sleep  it is the mother's  fond, belief that  an angel is kissing it. No woman  attains the supreme joy.of womanhood until  wm  caressing touch  of a  first - bora's  fingers.,    No wo-.  man .' knows   the  supreme    sorrow  of   womanhood  until she sees her.  baby in  the  cold  embrace of death.  Thousands of women daily achieve womanhood's supremest joy, only to meet, a  few days  or weeks  or  months   later, its  supremest  sorrow.     This   is  because   so  many babies are born into the world with  tlie seeds of death already sown in their  little   bodies.     If a woman  would  have  healthy, robust children, strong and able  to withstand the usual little  illnesses of  childhood,   she   must   "look   before   she  leaps."  If a woman will take the proper care of  her health in a womanly way, during the  period of prospective maternity, she may  protect herself against much pain and suffering and possible death, and insure the  health of her child. Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription is the greatest of all medicines  for prospective mothers. It acts directly  on the delicate and important organs that  bear the burdens of maternity and makes  them strong, healthy, vigorous and elastic.  It allays' inflammation, heals ulceration,  soothes pain and tones the tortured nerves.  It banishes the usual discomforts'of the  expectant period and makes baby's advent  to this world easy aud almost painless. It  insures an ample supply of nourishment.  It is the greatest known nerve tonic and  iuvigorator for women. All good dealers  sell it. Say "No" aud stick to_ it when  urged lo accept a substitute said to be  "just as good as Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription."  , ....  "I had iniscnrricd twice and was so weak 1  could not stand on my feet," writes Mrs. Minnie  Smith, 1>. M., of Lowell, Lime Co., Oregon. "I  took two bottles of Dr. Tierce's Favorite Prescription nr.il now have a. healthy baby and am  stronger than for twelve years.*'  - The quick constipation -cure ��������� Doctoi  Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. Never gripe.  Accent no substitutes or imitations.  Cure tho disease by removing- the cause.  W.TJ. Popham, Talbot St., St.Thomas, Ont.,  says: " I have for a long time had serious  back and kidney trouble. My back was so  stiff and painful that whrn I sat down I had  to hav. soiuc-tliir.i* ���������,������...,.-.. .,������ n:_ lo get up. I  have taUoti lotii l.o\>.-. of I'oan'-, Ki..npy  Pills, :i.id iheyliavi* lakou ihe -tiffness and  pain fiom my b.iek and enabled me to  -m.igiucn up without pam or dilliculty."  Price 50c. a. box. 3 for $1 25, ���������11 druggists,  The Donn Kidney Pill Co., Toronto, Ont.  TO  CONSUMPTIVES.  The undersigned having been 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 the  prescription used, which they will find a  sure cure for Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis and all throat and lung  Maladies. . He hopes all sufferers will  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. Brooklyn, New York.  ���������im���������1��������� Mill   1 mil .inn       11  1 111        _.���������  _________3__s_si_a  ������HOI'S MEST PISS eOIL ������QiPiriY  ��������� "'���������'.'.������������������'���������      ���������������������������''.'���������  Is now .prepared to receive orders for '-  .       Steam and Domestic Goal. I  . and Blacksmiths' Fuel.  ��������� Prices:���������Stpai-n and IViinentic: Coal $6.00 V        ,,.  ��������� J31ackeniiths,'']?uel ������11.00 | pei ton.  Terms :   Cash with order.   .Orders will bj,! received by H. BYKRS���������& CO.  CHARLES h% BARI3E, General Agent, N.elson.  A new and splendid assortment of season-]  able materials for all kinds of garments nowj  on hand.  A   FIT   WE   GUARANTEE.  In addition to perfect fits we guaranteel  perfect workmanship, a matter of much]  moment in this day of close competition.  Our prices the lowest.  KOOTenai's tailors.  In Sandon is the'.-'���������";  Best Equipped Restaurant  ;     in the Slocan. 7 ,  ,' IT.;NEVER'CL'OSES.:' ,  and the proprietors aim, to please  their patrons in everyway possible.  MILLARD '__��������� THOMPSON. ���������  1  Eastern Oysters, 7  Tender Chickens!  and Everything '���������-,.'  the market  ... aflords in the way .  of delicious and  palatable food  can be'found at *  The Palace.'  Strangers and  Others  are requested to 7  call on us.when,  hunger torments ',  their internal  anatomy.   If John  is not on shift  you are sure to  find'Charley.'  .���������������_������  iif  '^1  A FIRST-CLASS COMPANY with  :  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,1 Wm. .'MgCabe; v. ���������  ���������'��������� Secretary..        7 Managing'Director.  S. G. Faulkner, Provincial Manager, "Vancouver.  w  II  w  ^.W. ���������"==������,. >mv ��������� ^=^> ���������������������������->������������������ S^jj. >aa<.. >;&,. ���������������!?������, -2_?l' ^"^ ��������� ^J5*' ^=K ��������� !^  \\a&<*&'<&S& -<3S"������SE3������ "*C-3> -<5i& ^������>-^g������- ^oBSS-^SSSy ^������������_%-������5as> "*S|>  pas) ��������� fsS' e& ��������� (<&��������� &st ��������� fstis?' fSt* " &&��������� (������& ��������� tssf- pet' ps>' #& ��������� fio?  ��������� w Extra Local. Items.
The New Denver Conservatives are
going to organize.
A branch of the Merchants' Bmk of
Halifax has been opened, at Gran-
Forks. ,-
It is generally understood that the
Spaniards will accept the late American offer. Probably it is a case of
Hob.on's choice.
The -north pole must be moving
south and very rapidly. The other
day a lot of ranch cattle were frozen to
death in Dallas, Texas.
Dyspepsia cured. Shiloh's Vitalizer
immediately relieves sour stomach,
ceming up of food distress, and is the
great kidney and liver remedy. Sold
at McQueen's Drug Store.
_?rom the way things are looming up
in the East, it looks as if matters will
not be quieted until a war between
England, the United States and Japan
on the one side, and Russia and Prance
on the other shall have'cleared the
atmosphere. Russia is aggressive and
meddlesome, and it is not, to the interest of any one of the other three
powers that she should secure further
territory or strength.    ,,
Some Vancou' er fool has wirrd the
Toronto papers lhat over CO Chinese
���were driven out of Sandon and Silver-'
4on, and that a posse of incorrieibles
stand at evcry.galeway to the Slocan,
clubs in hand ready to demolish the
celestials as they put in an appearance.
The coast people were always boomers
and stretches, and they seem bound to
retain their well earned reputation.
It would he much better for the Toronto papers if they would get their Slocan
news from resident- correspondents
The Sharkcy-Corbett R_ht. at New
York is ayer and a fizzle. It took
place on WeancBclny. On the 9th round
McVey, Corbett's second, jumped into
ihe ring, which according to fighting
etiquette, brought the fight to a close.
They weight Sharkey, l/'S lbs ; Corhett,
183. It is generally conceded Sharkey
had the host of the fight, and the
referee so decided. Many were of the
opinion it was pre-arranged between
Corbett and McVey that the lnlter
should do as he did when he saw Cor-
b��tt getting tho worst, of il. to orcak up
the light before ttic finish.
Joe MirLin is already at the pranks
that made hirri so distasteful to Mani-
tobaiiB, ami which excluded him from
a seat in Imirii'r'.* cabinet, which
he doubtless under other ci rctimstanccs
���would have received. Some days ago
he suspended police magistrate of
Victoria over a trial, and now hf has
dismissed him. Mr. Rac wants an impartial investigation arid Joe with his
sense of justice and fair play reiusrs it.
CJoo has got to be a Czar or nothing.
If Semlin, Cotton & Co. stand this kind
of thing, they will be soon considered
as.arbitrary as Martin is himself.
50C. 50C.
These watches are solid i4-carat
gold, and our usual list price for
them^here inEngland is ��5 ($25)
each, but to introduce our enormous Catalogue, we will send you
this watch free if you take advan-
, tago of our marvellous -offer. If
you want one, write us without
deliy. With your letter send us
50 cents International Money ���
Order, for wnlch we will send you
a solid silver brooch,worth 51, md
our offer. After you receive the
beautiful watch, we 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 offer, and is warranted for five years.   Address���
1..TD., 18-1 Oxford St.London, Eng.
Money returned if not more than
15 Princes St., Birmingham, Eng.
"1 thank you very much ior the
beautiful watch you sent mo freeef
charge. I have tested it for nine
months nnd it nover varies one half-ami nute from one week's end to another."���]!;. WlIiKS.
1 "To _ivo away a Gold Watch worth
$25 is certainly a, splendid advertise-
mentibutas UioWatciimak ens'Alliance
is the largest firm ol watchmakers in
England.t'ncy can afford it."���KdltorX,
' He sure and address your letter, 18-1,
OxfoudSthwet, London, BnotiAxd.
Make money order payable to I[. II.
Idle, cashier.
R II Jameson, Victoria; Mr and Mrs
Geo West-Jones, St John ; W F Newell,
San Francisco; li D Cameron, Nelson ;
TE Ehrenbcrg, Portland ; Gus Dunn,
Montreal; B F McElroy, Wallace; JJ
W Marsh, Trail; WS Drewry, E J
Robic, I-I F Brandon, New Denver; M
C Jones, C K Thompson, Spokane; L
Godbolt, J M Kallmeyer, J Dam or,
Toronto; M Gintaberger, A A Burns,
Vancouver; N MarLin, Whitewater; A
Devitt, Revelstoke; M. G. O'Laughlin,
���Winnipeg; J Rosb, Edmonton.
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^JibsJ   ���ES.  Ssf?^
COLDS,' |.|tel
Mr. 0. J. Murray, Charlottctown, P.
25.1., writes : "About six months ago I
was troubled with painful boils and
got one bottle of B B B. which completely cured me."
A Harmless Antlfat.
Most of. tho antifat compounds that aro
_�� nny vnluo whatovor havo for their basis
__e berries of tho common polco root. Theso
figure under tho soinowhat high sounding
tit'e of iiliytola.cn tablets. ,Thoy contain
' __ov.c ono to two drops of prepared borry
_'j_."_ to the tablet. That they aro useful in
_v:l ucing flosh has boun proved beyond tho
sii��:'lo\v of a doubt, and this without injuring tlio health in any way whatever. In
..iaeV.n. number of persons who havo tired
'v_r>_'huve discovered that rheumatic and
���otlii-i' lioti tiles havo boon decidedly de-
'eriuitsud. These tablets nre not a proprietary
remedy���nt least there is no monopoly in
their mnnulaeturoany more than there is
iu tiiiiiiinc or witch hazel���but that thoy
*r_ a worthy addition to tlio phurmaeopo.in
5s udmitted by thoso whoso oxperienco
gives them tho right to bo beard. There
.'_��> few things moro distressing to the possessor than abnormal fnt, and any simple
am! efficacious remedy would bo hailed by
them with delight.���New York Ledger.
_, _._.-*���
SJ'o   ��',^    iLtfo
The D. & L.   EMULSION
i Is the best and most pal.itr._ic pr-.aration o\ i
CodLiverOiI,asrceiii_.-,vit_t_. most de'.ica'.c J
The D. & L.   EMULSION
(Is pi escribed by the leading physicians of}
j 13 a marvellous flesh pr'odrccr and v.-i!l five ?
you an appetite.   50c. & $1 per Bottle.      r
I Be sure you get I    DAVIS & LAWRENCE    \
the genuine    |        CO., Limited, Montreal C
"JClio Foot K.s_,
The importance of  tho foot rost is not
���widely   understood,  nor   is it Giiffloicntly
.dwelt upon ovon by tho advocutes of various sorts of   rest cures.    Every  woman
should know that it is essential to her physical well being that sho  havo a  footstool
.as well as a chair; that a reclining chair,
' bocauso it removes tho weight of tho body
entirely from tho foot, is more restful than
oven   tho   vory  American   institution,   a
"rocker," and thnt in overy kitchen n high
office stool should form part of  tho furni-
tare,   Tho maids should bo encouraged to
mi, so far as  is  possiblo, at their work,
_?bo stool gives a support to tho foot by its
__onduy"with the ancient Grcoks waa
tho day of rest., Tho Persians sot apart
Tuesday as tlio day for publio worship, tho
Assyrians .Wednesday, tho Egyptians
Tlnirstlay, whilo tho Moslems hold liriday
as the most saorod day of tho week.
" Last summer I
was troubled with
Sick Headache and
Biliousness, and could not sleep
at nig-ht. , I tried several doctors
,;but to no effect, and got , com-
���'pletely discouraged. At last I
saw an advertisement telling about
Burdock Blood Bitters. My husband induced me to try it, and to-
'���'������������' day I am using the
third bottle, and can
trulysayit has done
me. a wonderful
good. I feel better
than I have for years, and am confident I owe my restored health to
BECK, Riverside, N.B.
B.B.B.   is  the best remedy for
Biliousness,    Constipation,.    Sick'
Headaches, Coated Tongue, Liver
Complaint, Jaundice,
Scrofula, Blood
Humors,, and all
Diseases of the
Stomach, Liver, Kidneys and Bowels.
Strictly Fiest-class.
Furnished Rooms.
M. L. Grimmett, ll. b.
Bahrister,    Solicitor,   Notary
Puplic, Etc.
Sandon,    B. C.
Northern Pacific Ry.
The Dining Car Route via Yellowstone
Park is safest and best.
Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with
Pullman Palace Cars,
Elegant Dining Cars,
Modern Day Coaches,
Tourist Sleeping Cars.'
Through tickets to all plont. In tho United
States and Canada.
Steamship tickets to all parts of the world.
Tickets to China and Japan via Taeoma
and Northern Pacific Steamship Co.
Trainsdepartlrom Spokane:
No. 1, West at 3.10 p. m., daily.
No. 2, East at 7.30 p. m., daily.
For  information,  time cards,  maps and
tickets apply to agents of the S. V. & N.
F. D. GTR13S, Gen. Agent, Spokane, Wash.
A. D. CITARLTON, Asst.Gon. Pass. Agent.
255 jMorrison St., Cor,3rd,Portland, Ore.
We are offering better values than ever for cash.
In our Grocery Department, we have just received 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.
The only All-raill route without change
of cars between Nelson and Rossland and  Spokane and Rossland.
0.20 a.m Nelson 5.35 p.m.
12.115 a.m Rossland 11.20 p.m.
8.30 a.m Spokane 3.10 p.m.
The train that leaves Nelson at 6.20 a. m.
makes close connections at Spokane with
trains for all
Our FALL Stock
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with
Stage rjaily.
C.'G. Dixon, G. P.T. A.
��� G.T.Tackabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.
Canadian Pacific Railway
Consisting of the finest line of Imported English Worsteds, Irish Serges
and Scotch Tweeds.
What a satisfaction there is inknowt
ing your suit is m .de from the
and newest goods in the market, and
then the trimming should be considered
how nicely satin sleeve lining and a
beautiful satin finished body lining add
to the beauty and comfort of a coat.
We guarantee all work first class in
style, fit and finish.
Don't forget to treat yourself to a
nice Overcoat this fall.
Opposite Hotel Reco, Reco Ave.,
First-class Sleepers on all trains.
TOURIST CARS Pass Revelstoke    dally to
St. Paul.
Monday, for Toronto, Thursday for Boston.
Bangtigpchocked to destination and through
'tickets issued.
No cusloms difficulties.
Connections daily to points reached via Nakusp.      Dally (exceptSunday) to polnls
reached via Hosebery and Slocan City.
Train leaves Sandon daily at 7.15 a. m.
Train arrives Sandon daily at lG.55p. m.
Ascertain rates and full information by addressing uearestlocal agent or
A. C. McARTHUR, Agent, Sandon
���\V. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt.,Nelson
K.J". Coyle, Dist. Pass. Agt., Vancouver.
Then why not get the best to be had
in Pipes, Tobacco and Cigars?
There is nothing better on the market than wc carry in these lines. A
trial is convincing.
Mighton's Cigar Store.
P. R.
Kaslo and Slocan Railway.
TiriE cgRb.
Taking effect 1 o'clock a. m. Sept. 1st,
1S08, Pacific or 120th Meridian Time.
Pirst-ciass Daily Passenger.
Headquarters for Mining
and Commercial Men.
Rates $2.50 to $4.00 per day.
R. CUNNING, Peopeietoe.
West Bound.
Leave 8.30 a.m.
"        8.!V>   "    ���
'"       H.-l-i- "
"     10.00 . "
"..   IH.OS   "
"     10.20
"     10.3-1
"     10.35
South Folk
���Bear, Lake
Pay no Tram
Cody Junction
East Bound.
Arrlvo:3.30 p.m.
Sandon      Leave 1.15.
Lonvo 11.00 a.m.      Sandon     Arrlvo 11.511 a.m.
"     11.00    "   CodyJunollo.il-"      H.oO    ���
"     11.25    " Cody .". ��� ��� '11.3a   "
<J. F. & P. A.
For cheap Railroad and Steamship
Tickets to and from all points, apply to
S. Oamtoelt., AR^nt, Sandon. B. C.
It Sandon, Rossland, Kelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and' Three Forks.
Sandon. .      - Slocan City.
Do you see this
keep it in
your mind
Will entirely.from tho foot, is more restful thiui Sr-rnfnlh             RI or, rl ������tl��1.if_)-iW_!'S*_ -Tlnneancilis St.' 'Paul nnd CHicago, and the        f              ^ i M5   -    A                Wm-                                                ._:���,.
���H, oven   the   very  American   institution,   a ��cr9tula, -     .. -Wlooc   S����iS/|M ��� ���Kf^townitnCoinrMWI-ooiiRin.                    %                ^M">-\\            M                  ' ' '  . VOU!*   mind
Wv "rocker," aiidthnt in overy kitchonn high Humors,,... and       all ���'M���Sf Pullman Palace Sleeping  and Chair Oars      -j.   .              ^P^^       ' Wt
^# oifico stool should form part of   tho furni- Diseases        of        the    Bja^O^^ ^ThellfninR Cars arooperated in the interest      J                    / M$s\                 Wtt                                   ~	
SSST tnro,    Tho maids should bo encouraged to Stomach, Liver, Kid- 'J��____Zfl_8_J of its'patrons.the most elegant servicei ever        |                 -//%mmi                 YM                                                                         ,
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B '__ona_y:Svith the ancient Greekswas ftTLRNTIC STEAMSHIP TICKETS'- THE'WISCONSIN-CES-TRaL' LcNES  "I  .\~r?-^^M":N^%   II                      ______
S^ tho day of  rest.,   The  Persians  sot apart .               .    # - D|r_ot connection at Chicago ann Milwau-       I ������'_vO,   n      '/J  Wft:   S'                        t   ���.'
K*5_| Tuesdiiy as tho day for publio worship, tho To  and from  European   points via uee for Kaslei-n points;                                           -y   fr/r;/-t,'i\~6>,->    vf'ii%i\ -fM                 ���     ���                r    ,,   .
WL Assyrians     .Wednesday,    tho    Egyptians Canadian and American lines:   Apply ��� Far full mtormation call on your nearest       | w^'1         $ ���'   N)#XfH                 See   that  XhlS    IS
mi Tlnirsday, whilo tho Moslems hold Friday r0l. 8rtiii������ dates, rates and full infor Uckotasont, or writo                                               f|          ""                             XWM-'i'                       i       r                             jl
S^ as the most saorod day of tho week. mtition to" any C. P. R. agent or            . Jas. Pokij,         .     or Jas. A'. C-ock,    ,             -��� <>in^AL.CAi1.^^ljH,^\rjj)jj   [jRI                 .WEiat    VOU    g'et.
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'       ���   '      ��� \m^.m ->���-...    f     �������������'.   n>' v.-._.'___���. ��j_v'���_*._!!���_��L a -VSW'S^'^.. <_/&<-  ~-^*&*?yQ.o  ^|he Home  _."<?���������'}  WWJr">  1 ���������r*_4  1 _._.  'Hi'  3  'Li- i  it*..  SOME POSSIBILITIES   OF RAGS.  'When one has more leisuic nnd energy Ih.'tn money, she can-get "a deal  o' comfort" and satisfaction fiom he,-  , rag-bag.  IJegir. wilh the silk scraps. Cm  thvso like carpet rugs, from one-quarter of an inch to ono inch in \yidlh.  und sew Ihe ends together on lh������'  machine, lapping and sLiLching without  breaking tho Ihioad, cutting apart  when all aro sewod; or tying them by  hipping the ends, cutting a small slit,  as if for a button-hole, and drawing  one  end  through.  Have tho ca.rpet-we.ivor arrange ih'  warp, dark red warp is most desirable,  in clusters of four threads, as close together as possible, with spaces of one  inch between the clusters. These are  handsome in all "hit-and-miss" r or  "Roman stripes"���������that is, each color  sewed and wound by itself, and woven  in stripes of irregular width;or ihey  may be combined, using the hit-and-  miss, which produces a neutral effect,  for the main portion of the curtain,  wilh stripes in rich dark colors lor  the dado. Thi striped ones give quite  an oiidntal aspect by inter-weaving an  occasional row of heavy tinsel, being  careful not to overdo it, or the effect  will be tawdry. Have the ends of Lhe  warp carefully tied and clipped; then  cut up from the bottom of each curtain  four inches, in the space between the  clusters of four threads, and ihe result  is a very novel and effective fringe. By  exercising judgment and taste in combining the colors, you will have a pair  of portieres, curtains or u couch cover  handsome enough for either city or  country house, warranted to outwear  the owner; and in these days of lavish  use of silk Ior shirt-waists, petticoats-,  linings, etc., not difficult to procuie;  A ball weighing one pound will make  one squaro yaid. Ihe oidin.uy h/nd-  ioouis will weave one yard and four inches wide.  There has been something of a revival of rag carpels, or, raiher, rag rugs;  woven oxuelly like the old-fashioned  rag c.upet, and at springs and seashore  last summer, the pieparation ot ihese  rags took the place uf the ubiquitous  "fancy work."  1 have seen some quite artistic small  rugs. One of lhe._e, lor u Delft room,  was entiieiy of white cotton rags, wilh  tha warp oi blue. Anoiher lose-eolor,  with black warp, this rose-color was  iruidc by dyeing white cottony rags  with Diamond dyes, and was intended  for a bedioum whi.h had pink draperies, and one of scarlet with black warp,  inade from a lot of ojd burning that  had been used for docoiaiing at a  church fair.  The while rugs oan be put into the  wash-tub when soiled. Diamond dyes  wi.l enable one t.o choose one's own  colors in either silk or cotton. 'lhe  soft ail-wool lags, cashmeres, h.niiel-  tas, flannvls, choosing rather darker  colors, and woven Iiko the above, are  an economical addition to a. bedroom,  saving the carpet in those much-used  spots in front of bureau and .wash-  stand.   ��������� ' '���������     ' ''.'.'���������  One lady of my acquaintance had  several old ingrain carpets thin and  ragged. She paid a colored woman a j  dollar and a half to out into strips half'  inch, wide, and had them woven with  dark-blue warp, which mingled with  1 thu warm reds, browns and yellows if  (he carpet equalled, in beauty of coloring, a- Turkish rug. ���������' The twenty  yards of carpeting cost her six doilars  and a half. Another one had a pair  of dark tan cheniile portieres with dull  red borders, which had pulled into  holes; these she had cut into strips,  and the three yards of carxiet made a  pretty rug for a narrow passage.  So do not sell to the rag-man for a  few pennies, what may, with a little  effort, be made into a thing of beauty  and a joy for, almost, ever.  g___a_i ara������J��������� mm ��������� i ii_m  Viw to cool and settle, then strain  hroatrh cloth, bottle and set aside to  ise. To remo/e stain������, wet the stain in  old water, dip up and down until the  <pol   disappears,  l hen    wash jis usual.  IJo not use on colored materials, as it  will destroy color. It- will remove ink  ���������lains better Ih'ii any other prepara-  i'in  we ever tried.   One  teacupful  of  ���������his liquid to a toiler of water whitens  ,r-irm.nls that have grown yellow from  disuse.  HOW'TO REMOVE STAINS.  Tea and coffee usually readily yield  to : the purifying influence of boiling  water poured through the fabric; so,  too, do some fruit stains. An application of lemon juice nnd sail, with good  sun exposure, is an old and in many  instances an effective remedy. Grass  .stains usually can lie removed by dip-  ���������p'uit; i" a.'c.hoi. i'U'l an application of  a Iiitste made of cream of Inrtar wet up  with water will remove them when alcohol will not. So, too, cream of tartar and water will remove iron mold  spots, drying on the grass in the sun.  If ow application does not remove, repeat. Soaking in sour milkover night  will usually remove ink stains, while  tho, juice of a ripe tomato is useful in  removing stains from the hands. Kerosene will clean many .stains from oil  cloth, brass or copper. Surfaces that  would be marred by sand soaps can often be nicely cleaned with kerosene,  followed; by an application of'hot soap  suds. But my standby when all other  remedies fail to successfully remove  Kiting from white fabrics is javalle  water. It is easily made, and once used no housekeeper will be without it.  The formula is as follows: Four lbs  lii-ra.rbbnal.c- of soda, 1 lb chloride of  lirii'.', pour over the soda 1 gal, of boiling water, place over the fire and boil  15 minutes, then stir in the chloride  of liaie until thoroughly dissolved. Al-  nOUSEHOLD niNTS.  Few things are more displeasing to  wash thin cut glass. The crevices so  readily secrete dust where it is hard  lo get at. By washing tha wholo with  hot suds and scrubbing the cuttings  with a moderately stiff brush, however, then linking in vwiim water and  wiping dry with tissue paper, the work  will  bo done very satisfactorily.  Aro you ever annoyed by having your  ilvcr iipoons and forks in daily use  tarnish? If so, leave them in strong  borax water several hours, the water  being at boiling point, when they are  inserted.  After peeling onions, rub the hands  on a stick of celery, if you wish to  banish the smell of the former.  Don't be afraid of purchasing coffee  enough to last sK- months or a year.  Coffee when kept in a cool, dry place  improves with ape���������lhat is, if it has  not  been browned.  In mixing mustard for table use,  never add vinegar, since" this destroys  ils life and flavor. Use hot water for  moistening it, rather, having the water  at. the time of using only blood warm.  Remember that iron and polishw-  steel, when not in use may be kept  from rusting by wiping with a ololh  on which a littlo kerosene has been  poured.  Never pat and smooth down mnshed  potatoes. Doing so makes lhem heavy.  To renovate varnished paints, save  some tea leaves for a few days, sleep  lhem In a tin pail for half an hour,  ilK-n strain'through a sieve and use  the tea for cleansing Ihe paint. Owing  to the fact that the tea acts as a  strong dolorg.nl, it makes the paint  nearly equal to new in appearance.  Don't, however, make the mistake of  washing unvarnished paints with it.  In boiling catsup or pickles, boil (ho  corks, and while hot press them into  the bottles, which, on the corks .cooling, will bo lightly pealed, Utilize  lh_ (in foil from compressed yeast, or  anything else of a cleanly nature, for  covering the corks, and you have the  matter complete.  A kitchen, to be up to date, should  contain a small table about the height  of the range o'- stove, to serve as a  resting place for utensils when omelets  griddle calces and such like aie being  made���������not a plain I able, but a table  covered wit ta zinc.  If you would h.ivo a new broom last  well and at the same time be pleasant  to use, immerse it in boiling water,  leaving until quite cold, then thoroughly dry iL in the air. The truth is;  frequent moistening of a broom adds  to its usefulness, and also saves the  carpet.  Don't forget that one of the best contrivances for keeping knives, forks and  tablespoons in is a pocket tacked on  the pantry door. Make it of enamel  cloth, line with red canton-flannel and  stitch small divisions to' fit each article. Thus, "put up," .they will keep  bright and clean, for the cant on-flannel Will absorb all moisture that may  be lefl.on them;  To avoid any unpleasantness to the  eyes when peeling onions, while doing  it sit in a draft of air, as by! ah open  window-or door. If this is an impossibility, (hen hnld the knife, onion and  hands underwater.  If ever you are so unfortunate as to  have a very bad ink stain occur on a  carpet of very delicate colors, rub it  with buttermilk, and w-he'n the" sl;Viii  is almost effaced, wash the. place with  a cloth wrung out in boiling water  without. soap. This done, cover the  spot with a dry cloth, and so let it remain for a day, ,  '     _30UND  TO  WIN.  .    '     V ���������  The late Lord Glenely was fond of  telling the following 'story of Mr. La-  bouchere, father of the first Lord  .aimton, as illustrative-of the enterprise necessary to the success of tho  _><jor. but  clever  young  man;  As a. young man Labouchere was  employed in the great mercantile  house of Hope. When it came time to  marry having discreetly made his own  choice of ihe lady, he applied to Sir  Francis Baring for leave to pay his addresses to his'daughter. Sir, Francis  demurred, ns Labouchere, though a  rising young man,   bad no fortune.  "But if Hope takes me into partnership?"   said Labouchere.  "Oh yes, if Hope takes you into partnership''"    ..���������.'���������'���������-, ''.-'���������.  Labouchere than went to Hope, and  intimated his wish .for this arrangement.     Hope in his turn demurred.  ''But if I marry Baring's daughter?"  i said Labouchere. ; .  "Oh, if you marry Baring's daughr  ter���������" /  This was enough for Labouchere. He  concluded his wooing by marrying  Baring's daughter, whereupon he became a partner in  Hope's.  : WHERE-CHEiMISTRY FAILS.  .' Mrs. De Jones ��������� My baby spilled  about! a quart of ink on a lot of old  rags, and a drop or two got on my  best dress.; 'Have you any thing - that  will take ink out?  Honest Druggist ��������� I have many  things that will remove ink from old  rags, but I don't know of anything  that will take ink out of a best dress.  ffOPHt .OP LIQUID Affi,  PROPERTIES AND CAPABILITIES OF  THE NEW AGENT.  fan Melt Iron. In Ire���������Reef, ttiilter, ami  S:^K.i May tic Fro/ion, anil Founded ������>  I'owilcr���������I'scs In Surgery.  The latest scientific marvel is the  discovery of Mr. C. IE. Tripler of the  liquifioation of air,' and tho wonderful uses to which it can be put. In  an interesting paper in Pearson's  Weekly, Mr. Tripler describes the uses  to which the new agent can be put,  and outlines tho probabilities of the  application.  "Liquid air," it seems, is obtained  by a process of great pressure, wherein  eight hundred cubic feet of ordinary  air becomes ono cubic foot of liquid,  and it is in this great concentration  that its potency lies. ILs temperature  is actually about 312 degrees below  zeiro.  FROZEN AND PULVERISED.'""  In its expansion as it >eturns to its  gaseous slate, lies a power of, the highest, efficiency, -easy to control, ready to  be harnessed and utilized! If a tumbler  be filled wilh the liquidt it boils vigorously, absorbing a portion of the heat  around it, and at the* end of half an  hour has completely disappeared, in-  distinguishably mingled wilh the air  above ic, fromi which it differs only in  its greater purity. The tumbler, meanwhile, baa become thickly coated with  frost. It has the appearance of pure  water, except that it shows a pale-blue  tint, which, intensifies as tho evaporation proceeds. There is no difficully  or danger in handling it, provided reasonable precaution is used, and tho  gases aro not "confined. It can be  ladled up wilh a tin cup, and poured  into almost any sort of dish, like so  much water. If you chance to drop  the cup, however, it will shatter like  thin glassware An oyster dipped for  a nipmenl in a bowl of the liquid becomes as coid as if it had remained  in a refrigerator for hours. Raw beefsteak may be frozen until it rings,  when struck, like apiece of bell-metal. Whilo in this condition it may be  broken in fragments with a hammer,  and pounded into powder. Butter, similarly treated, may be reduced io a  fine, dry dusty' fruit and; eggs may bo  pulvorised in the same manner. Wool,  under ordinary circumstances, will not  burn; it. merely scorches and crisps.and  gives off unpleasant odours. But when  saturated in liquid oxygen, at tho  touch of a match, it flashes up liko  so much gunpowder, and is gone in  a moment. A mass of foil treated in  the same m inner burns more like  dampened nunpowder, with a series of  spluttering flashes, but it also is completely consumed.  IRON' MELTED' IN ICE.  Air. Tripler describes an experiment  giving a contrast  of  extremes of cold  and boat which is without precedent.  Pouring some of the liquid into a  smooth glass tumbler, he says, I dip  tho -bottom into a vessel of water. A  thin casing of ice immediately forms  about it, but lit once begins to crack  with (he intense opld. By repeated  immersion, however, adding coat,after,  coat., . I presently get. a sort of ice'  cup, thick enough tc bear handling after the tumbler upon whfch it has been  moulded has been withdrawn. This  ice-cup 1' partially, fill with the liquid,  and wbp.n I.dip into it the end of a  steel. wire, to which a lighted match  is fastened, the'hard molal burns explosively, liko a-f.us_��������� with a brilliant  effusion of sparks, so that, the chilly]  crystal about ii: glows -like a/lamp. On j  inspecting the cup after this display,  of fireworks is ended you will find-thal  the sizzlingmclal'lias covered the bottom; with beads and pellets of steel���������  Ave have actually melted iron into  a c.rucibie of ice! ,ft remains to show  tho explosive power of this mysterious  liquid. I saturate, iri the azure-tinted  liquid a .wad ...of oily cotton -waste, and  place it. ia a steal tube of' great  strength,, open at both ends. When a  spark is applied���������which must be done j  from a safe distance���������tlie tube is rent  in .fragments. If the wad wftre first  wot with turpenline.the explosive force  would exceed (hat 'of gun cotton. This  compound is well suited for use in  shells or torpedoes, and might easily  be made a destructive agent of terrible efficiency in war; no thickness  of-armour-plate could resist its��������� ruthless.pnergy.. Moreover, there .would be  no risk in the! handling, as it is not  exploded by concussion. It can be dis-  chirgecl only by contact with'a spark;  1 ha whole effect is produced by rapid���������  practical ly instantaneous���������combustion!  ITS USES IN SURGERY.  Liquid air is no mere curiosity of  the laboratory and the lecture-room;  its possible uses are manifold and some  of thein are of incalculable importance. Doubtless the most obvious application is for purposes of refrigeraT  tion. Nothing can be imagined better  adapted for such use, since liquid.air  furnishes a clear, dry, cold, easily-de-  lfivered at any temperature' required.  With its aid, , the transportation of  ���������fresh meats, fruits, and the like, to  any distance, on either steamships or  by rail, becomes a simple matter. In  hotels and other large establishments,  the same motive power, which is used  for running the; lifts and driving "the  dynamos might be turned to account  for all kinds of refrigeration; in the  heat of suiiimsr it would bo no more  difficult to oeol the air of our apartments than  rr   now find  it to warm  thorn in winter���������nor would (here be  my deleterious gases produced, as by  combustion, requiring to be carried off  through pipes and fiues.' On the contrary, the incidental product would  be like the purest--and most bracing  mountain air. The-' possihilities in medicine aud surgery.,are numerous. By  means of this process, air, .absolutely  free from germs, could be furnished in  any amount; and if the stimulating effect of an excess of o.\ygen were desired, it could be had without trouble,  quite free from the impurities which  now often make' this gas objeclionable.  I'h��������� temperature of hospital wards, even in 'the tropics, could readily lie cooled to any degree prescribed by Ihe physicians in ch'irge; and by keeping the  air about yellow fever patients down  lo the frost point, Ihe nurses will be  perfectly protected against contagion  and the recovery of the patients themselves facilitated. Again, the cauterising cold which liquid air is capable  ot producing might be used in cases  of cancer with great advantage, since,  while it absolutely destroys the flesh  t.o which it is applied, its action is  perfectly under control, and can be  stopped in an instant.  HIGH. EXPLOSIVE AND MOTIVE  FORCE.  Its possible use as a high explosive  in war his already been adverted to.  Further, military authorities are already making enquiries as lo its application lo lho cooling of guns when  in action and there' is no obvious reason why il should not prove highly efficacious, and of groat value in their  way. Still more important, however,  will be its service as a motive force  on warships���������or, indeed, on any ships  It can be handled wilh perfect safety  in an ordinary engine, in tho saiue  manner as steam, but without requiring oppressive heat. Freed from the  neeessiiy of carrying an immense  weight, of coal, yel furnished with a  motor capable of producing any amount of power needed, vessels would  bo able to make voyages of any length  at, a speed equalling that of Lho swiftest torpedo boats, running at the rate  of forty to forty-five miles an hour.  And in submarine boats, the motor itself would supply all lho air required for breathing, abundant, cool, and  pure, instead of generating overpowering heat and stifling gases, as is the  case at present. It is also worth while  considering ils application in connection wilh the difficult problem of  aerial navigatiou, which would probably bo solved, since all that is now  wanted, practically, is a motor sufficiently light' and strong and safe. With  liquid air no fire would be needed���������the  heat of Lhe surrounding atmosphere  would be entirely adequate; and for  this reason, and because there would  be no moisture to effect them, the boilers could bo made of puper. Aluminium scarcely heavier than paper, yet  nearly equal to-copper in ductility,  could be'used for tlie coils and other  necessary  parts of  the mechanism.  JACK READY   IF WANTED.  ���������Ilcanwlitlc lie. S'la.vs E'oolliall ami Tallin ol  (lie. JTuvy's .Worth.  The situation in naval circles in  England, says the London Daily Mail,  of a recent date, may bo summed ux>  by saying that work is simply going  on as usual, and lhat, though that is  so, ilu're is not the slightest chance  of our tars being caught napping.  A ruuitur that said that Naval Reserve men had been ordered to hold  Ihemselves in .readiness is quite unfounded, i  Enquiries prove that statements as  to bringing up sea-goiog ships in harbour to their fighting compliment  having been officially ordered at  Portsmouth ia mere gossip. The battleship Trafalgar, portuardship, is  (heonly one thete, to which such an  order  would apply.  In Portsmouth garrison no unusual  orders have been received, bUL it is  expected that unless matters calm  down within the next few days there  will bo a more or less complete mobilization of the. artillery units to man  ihe defences.  jSTaval men do nol believe that Franco  will be so unwise as lo force on hostilities; but that if she does we shall  be ready for her.  All (he it'sponsible departmental officials, both by word and demeanour-, -  show lhat thoy are convicted that the  command or (he section of responsibility for which each is individually  liable is ready for any call.  Tho First Lord has but to put the  magic woi'd "Mobili.ie" on tho wiie  and there will be a response at th"  homo dockyards that will surprise lhe  world. This may not be gtnerally  known, and although jjerhaps a small  matter, yet it is just one of the many  things   that' could  be done.  Our tars, both officers and-men,  view the .possibility of war with (he  greatest equanimity. Not' the slightest excitment prevails among them,  "If .we are wanted we are ready,  and if we fight, v/e shall win," is the  terse way in which they sum up' the  situation. .  Naturally the gravest .interest is  -taken in the progress of events, but  Jack views matters with the utmost  nonchalance. Should there be war our  ships will put to sea manned by crews  who feel confident that they will be  able to achieve' the same r'osults as  did    the seamen of Nelson's day.  Anyone who mixes much among  l.hem.i;<.ust now cannot.help.being' impressed by the calm self-assuredness  which dominates ail ranks. To questions as to what would he tho result.  oi hostilities the invariable answer is,  "We (should win."  t-'  .^JvWAWAWWAWVAV^W.WMV.WAW.������.Wf^  BEST ROTATION FOR A STOCK  FARjM.  Nearly always in lhe run of a series1  of years, Ihe farmer meets wilh some  difficulties in any system of rotation  that'he may adopt. The section of  couniry in 'which the farmer has his-  farm, (he climate aud (he crops grown  have much to do with the rotations  most advisable for him to follow. In  sections where corn can be successfully, growri, clover will be equally successful, and these two should always  be. a part of the rotation. With these  a Uiii-dand even fourth crop'may come  in as the farmer desires. If clover,  wheat and earn are used, a three-year  rotation must be followed, allowing one,  year to each crop. This is propably as  short a rotation as can bo'successfully  used. If Timothy is sown with the  clover to occupy the land at the same  time, the clover and Timothy may be  allowed to occupy the land two years,  but we doubt very much whether the  stock farmer will find Timothy a satisfactory feed for his growing stock.  Clover hay is much the better for all  growing atock. Where oats can be  successfully grown lhe rotation can bo  lengthened one year by following corn  with oats, following oats with wheal  and sowing the clover in the spring  after the wheat is sown. This four-  year rotation requires the plowing of.  the laud twice, while the three-year  rotation only requires the land to be  turned once with the breaking plow.  It should be rememberted that if Timothy is used in the rotation,' it is it  surface feeder, as it were, ti-robber  plant that may not return to tho  stock farmer a just compensation.  When lhe farmer has thin land that"  he wishes to improve rye can be used  instead of wheat with profit, starting  lhe clover in the rye, and "hogging tho  rye," instead of harvesting it. The  next year the volunteer rye and clover will give a wonderful amount of  teed. This way the growth of two  seasons is returned to the land. Tho  stock farmer following any regular rotation, will find it very much to his  advantage to have a permanent pasture equalling in area at least one-  fourlh of his cultivaied land. If his  oulitvated land is rich, and gives  abundant crops a larger part than  one-fourth of his land will be found  profitable as permiuient pasture. Pastures properly managed give great returns for the labor expended and besides this, with a suiticient area of  permanent pasture the stock need not  be pastured on gruiu-growing or cultivated land". 'Jhis will prevent tho  jury of these lands by tramping, and  save much expense in ihe way of fencing. Another point is that the permanent pasture gives the farmer an  opportunity to keep the stock off the  cultivated laud during wet weather if  it is his wish to uso his farming land  a part of the time for pasture. The  stock farmer is dilermining a lolation  The stock farmer La determining a rotation should grow such crops as he  can best use as feed for his stock. It  com is grown and fed no better hay  ciui be grown lo balance the corn ration than clover. A corn ration can_  never be balanced with Timothy, und'  more than this, corn always does best  after clover. Do not grow oats simply because- they are a good feed. If  they do not yield a profitable crop at  market prices discard them, especially  if they are an uncertain crop. Always in any rotation that may be used  aim to give each crop tlie best possible i.  opportunity. For instance, in the  three year rotation, corn does best after clover and wheat can be more  cheaply produced after the corn. The.  chances for best results would be lessened to grow two crops of corn afler  clover and for,the clover to occupy the  land two years after the sowing would  be a disappointment. 'Hie point is,  when each crop h.-us had its best opportunity, do not follow it by itself.  n  WHEN TO CUT TREES FOR LUM-  Bli,!..  AVith proper aft.r treatment of the  wood, the time of felling does not seem  to affect its durability. Winter felling is generally preferable io .summer  felling because both fungi and insects  aie then inactive and the limber may  hi1, handled more at leisure! both in lho  woods and during shipment and conversion, and if worked up at once has  a chance to season to quite an extent  be-fore warm weather awakens its  many enemies. Where logging and  milling are carried on in a large way  arid the I \rc is -cut into boards and.  thesa put Lit rough the dry kiln before  the fungi aij'J beetles have a chance to  attack them, the product of summer  felling is as good as that of any winter  felled  timber.  Where logging is done in a small  way (he-.cutting of timber in summer,  usually involves loss -.and commonly  leads to inferior product. Peeling  standing timber and allowing it. to season oil the stump is; often recommended, but has never found favor in this  country. Girdling timber to partially season it is done for cypress, but  with indifferent success. 7 To cut  ttown trees, and allow them to leaf out  before cutting into logs iis often recommended; and it is claimed that'this  will lead to a complete removal of sap  arid stored reserve food, starch, and-  thereby increase durability. It is no.  practiced in this country.   | "  ?_  i,  i _  j  rfl  V''^Vs J  v      .   .^._���������   r.-rr-rvr ts r���������-~ -^nr^-^-nr-^TT^j^-sp*. Vrp-"TT7KC:-7-������-"7rr~T -r^fT^r^tt-ZtX?*? J?,'" "I";":,' ^^ ?"lTTtrT-^^*:7r^7rX,."^^.sZ ,<rv;=.  T-TTVV   .'.":-,  ������������������: \;   ���������,������ Echo of the Past;  "Well,  s-iv/   said    Farrier,  after    a  ���������lengthy    pauso.   "I've    taken you all  Vvsi the premises, whal  do you think  ot my  house?"      His  tones betrayed  the keenest" anxicly,  tor   ivas not Mr.  ������������������ Butler his prospective father-in-law?  - "I like the house,'"   replied the old  man, pompously, as ho sat heavily into a big armchair, "how docs business  go  on,  eh?"   Is  tho  practice  increasing ?"  His inquiry, as Farrier well knew,  was a command, and he replied eagerly enough:  "I can honestly say, sir, that it has  surpassed my expectation.. Somclwy  ���������everyone seems to ovorwhelm me will)  ���������kindness, mainly, I fell sure,- duo to  .your interest in mo."  Mr.   Butler    solemnly   inclined    his  . head. ,  -    "Yes, yes; I may say I have done my  best for you,  because I felt from the  beginning  that  you  were  a good and  uprigh  t man.      You  might    care- to  know    that,  before  I   permitted    my  'daughter lo even bo introduced to you,  I made every inquiry concerning your  character.     Fortunately all  wus as I  expected,  and I am   glad   to  give  my  consent to your engagement wilh my  daughter and to welcome you to   my  . family."  Could tho worthy banker and pillar of the church have had but ��������� one  , glimple of his future son-in-law's mind  he would have somewhat altered his  opinion concerning him, for an intense  desire to shout or to laugh was agitating tho younger man, whose nerves  wore at high tension.  "I trust in the future to continue to  merit your encomiums, sir," Farrier  gravely remarked, and then the interview so long dreaded, was at an end.  "Thank God, he's gono 1" he ejaculated, wiping his'forehead'and throwing  himself into a chair; "it only shows  how careful one has to be. I wonder  who he wrote to for my character ?  . Well, it's no^ood1 looking at the past  for now it's dead and buried, and I'm  on the high road to fortune. If only  I could push on lhe marriage I'd bo  rid of the haunting fear that clogs  me that some ghosts from the past may  ,throw their shadows across me even  now."   . <  Tho door opened, nndhis'housekeeper,  . demure of aspect, and 50 years of ago,  glided in. Sho suited tho doctor well,  but in his heart ho loathed tho sight  of her, for he felt sure she spied on  him.  "Would you mind, my going out tor  an hour, sir?" she -askod.  "Cortaiuly,    Mrs.    Capon,     by    all  ���������means."  In a 'faw minutes the slamming of  tho door told him that, save for the  surgery boy, he was alone. The afternoon was foggy, and, thankful to have  an hour, to himself, he basked in the  warmth of the fire.'  Suddenly the surgery bell rang, and  with a subdued grumble he went to  the door. A woman, dressed quietly  In Black, stood waiting In (he gloom.  As sho enlez-ed, he caught sight of her  face, and muttered an oath.  ���������Muriel I .W hy do you come hero ?"  ' he  askod in  sharp,   agonized  tones.  "Lot me sit down, for I am tired  out," she gasped, and .reeled with exhaustion against  the closed  tl^or  Half-carrying" and half-dragging her,  the doctor succeeded in getting his  half-unconscious burden inlo his con-1  suiting room, and gently laid her on  his sofa. Finally, after a pause  .which seemed an eternity, sho said:  "Don't look at mo bo fiercely, Jack, it  bre-ks my heart."  The man, sitting on the edge of the  table, sullenly swung his legs backward  and forward, while his heart thumped  against  his  ribs.  "When you left London .you were  generous to me, I'll own, but "nothing  has gone well wilh me since. My little busiiiisi went to rack and 'ruin, and  many a time I've starved when I hadn't bread or the .means of getting it.  At last. I could bear it no longer, and  I havecomc to ask you to help me once  more. I know I've done wrong in coming, Jack, but no one knows my errand,  and I am unknown in .this out-of-the-  way place. Say you"ll help me, Jack!"  _How cheerfully in the past had Farrier forged the chain that seemed destined now. to ruin and to degrade him I  and how he loathed himself as ho felt  it dragging now at his heels!  "By all means, I'll help you, Muriel,  but don't come here again. I've done  with the past forever, and I'm going  to be married." Ho went nervously to  the door, opened it and closed if: again.  Tho woman feebly nodded.  "If anything ot this were to como  out, I should be utterly ruined; and  after all, I've tried to'be'a good man."  Utterly absorbed in this unexpected  blow, Farrier failed altogether to notice  the  increasing  pallor  of his visi-  sounded through the house. Already  he heard his boy' running downstairs  to open the front door and he felt  frantic. Gently lifting the woman,  who seemed still half fainting, he placid .her on tho stool and locked tho  door.  "You might have whistled back,  Jack I" reproachfully exclaimed a tall,  handsome girl, as she hurried into the  room followed by a slout,elderly lady.  "You look ill, dear, what's tho matter?" Fhc asked,tenderly, after she had  shyly kissed him.  "I've had a weary day, lillle one,  and I feel utterly done up. I'm afraid  I cannot let you both stop, for I'm  expecting several patients." His lips  seemed strangely dry-and his tongue  almost refused its office.  "Now, look here, Jack! I'm your  guardian angel now, and I insist on  tea���������don't you agree mother?"  At any other lime Farrier could have  smiled, but now, wilh his past in the  old cupboard, tho idea of merry making sickened him.  Laughing and talking, the (wo women helped the boy fetch the tea things,  while the man tried to be animated,  bul. failed utterly in  tho attempt.  Ho was trying to drink, when ho  heard with ears sharpened by anxiety a  ���������'deep sigh coming from Ihe cupboard,  followed by a slipping, sliding noise.  His heart nearly suffocated him until  he sa\^piat none bul himself had heard  it, antPho laughetr loud and long in a  hysterical  burst of  merriment.  "I'm awfully sorry, little woman,"  ho gasped when aL last his ghastly merriment had ceased, "but the fact is  I've been overdoing it lately, and I  want a holiday, badly. Please for-  givo me." . His face was while and  drawn. i.  With lears in her eyes Miss Forrest  looked at her lover.  "Very well, Jack, dear, we'll bo off  now, for it's close on G, and I mean to  try and persuade mammy and father  to let us be married soon, so that you  can get your holiday." She turned  lovingly to her mother. "Doesn't he  look ill mammy? We must look after  him a hit more and see that he doesn't  overdo it." "Good-by, Jack, darling,  You'll come round to-morrow, won't  you ?" ���������'.. '  In a few moments they.wero hurrying home through Lhe dark streets, and  Farrier was alone once more.  . Halt dreading what he was to find,  he forced himself to unlock the cupboard door, which swung violently op-  oh. To hishorror, he saw in an instant that tho still figure which had  slipped down against the locked door,  and which foil with such a sickening  thud as it was opened, was but tho dead  body of ono to whom in the past he  had owed countless kindnesses. He  stood as if turned to stone, while the  loud ticking of tho clock seemed almost unbearable. Then his numbed  brain awoke again to life, and project  after project flashed beforo him, while  ever present in his thoughts were his  servants and their virulent gossip. To  call in the police was, he knew, the  wisest course, and to trust to his luck  to extricate him from suspicion. Then  doubts began their paralyzing mission.  Suppose som������ ono found out his acquaintance, with the deceased, would  not the fact, rhat he had concealed tho . into  body during tho visit of Miss Forrest  ,be damning proof of his guilt? Would  he bo able to convince tho world that  the woman died from exhaustion and  not from the close cupboard? Then he  wondered if his housekeeper would  come in, and with giant strength ho  raised tho dead body a'nd placed it upright in tho armchair, whore, wilh  glassy, slaring eyes, it seemed to accuse him with pitiless severity.  'Time was slipping away, and still ho  had come- to no decision, while every  minutetnnreasedhisri.sk.  Locking the door',1 he opened his side  entrance and looked out. The evening was dark and foggy, and but few-  people were about, and it was only by  the sound of their steps that ho knew  that. Opposite his side door was a  long narrow court which divided two  rows of houses built in the pre-sani-  tary past, and which ended in a cul-de-  sac: He unlocked tho door once more  and turned down tho gas, and took  the body iu his.arms, and, daring everything, ran unsteadily across to the  dark passage. Here, placing it in a  sitting position against the wall," he  left the dead Woman alone 1 'Gently  closing tho street door, lie entered his  consulting-room and turned up the  gas, while tho sweat stood in great  beads ontliis face. Then on his hands  and knees he searched for any evidence  of the catastrophe, and found a glove  and a bonnet pin. The glove he^thrust  deep into tho fire and the pin he broke  into piocos, and then with a low cry ho  dropped into his chair, for he heard  the key grate-in tho-outside door. Controlling himself by an effort which  left   him  quivering,   he  waited.  "I've come back, sir," said tho house-,  keeper, looking curiously, around and  noting the tea-things; "I'm sorry I was  out.".. .' -.'.'"  "II didn't mattter, Mrs. Capon ; "the  lady I am to marry shortly���������Miss Forrest���������came'-' with her mother. You  needn't wait," he added, 'irritably.  And no one'ever knew or connected  his name with the tragedy of Culvers-  town, but never until the day of his  death will Dr. Farrier cease to regret  the past which/w-itb its palpable cloud  hangs over his mind.  ������0������i������������O������>.������������������'*������>O������O������������*������'������O'������***  ! About the Bouse, ml  I - ���������: .    ���������   7s*  FOR THE BRAKE AST TABLE.  Here is a new version of ham and  eggs. The end of boiled ham, or a ham  that has -passed the slicing stage, is  sometimes difficult to dispose of without waste. Chop very fine a cupful; mix with equal quantities of cracker or fine bread crumbs and moisten  to a- Bof t paste with cream; put in a  flat buttered dish, take a small.round-  botlomed coffee Clip and make depressions in the mixture, break an oggin  each, dot the whole .with bits of butter  and place in a ;gbod oven until the eggs  are'set. Sufficient for four persons.  Tho ham and cracker should, be made  hot,beforo putting iu the baking dish.  New polaloes slewed in cream and  light corn-meal gems aro nice accom- j  panimenliS.  Sauted beef kidneys with rice muffins or pancakes is another favorite  breakfast, Wash a fresh kidney and  cut in thin slices, rojecting all tho  hardwhite portions; lay in cold water  containing a .spoonful of vinegar for  half an hour, "drain and dry in a cloth.  Put butvter the size of half an egg with  a spoonful of dripping, in a frying pan,  and when very hot throw in tho kidney, stir and shake for five minutes;  season wilh salt and paprika, shako  over a tablespoonful of flour, and  when browned slightly add a half pint  of.(stock or.gravy of any kind. As  soon as a thick, smooth gravy has  formed, finish' the seasoning with a  teaspoonful of lemon juice and two of  minced parsley.  Scrambled eggs and tomatoes are  excellent, and so aro eggs and chipped  smoked, beef, but a mixture of the  three was voted .the best of all. Have  ready half a cupNor two large table-i  spoonfuls of minced smoked beef and  heat in a trying pan with ono cup of  drained canned tomatoes; season with  paprika, a little very finely minced  onion, which is best if colored in a  teaspoonful of hot butter in tho pan  beforo adding tho beef and tomaloos;  when smoking hot, add twelve beaten  eggs whippod with a lablespconful of  cream; stir until the eggs are cooked  and pour over neat strips of toast.  Sometimes a nice change is made by'  lho addition of a little grated cheese  -fined in with the eggs.  A Spanish omelet, which is not an  omelet at all, is a great favorite Iwith  many. Peel with a sharp knife, without scalding, three good-si/od firm  and ripe tomatoes; slice them, with  Ihreo small, sweet, green peppers from'  which the seeds have boon, icmoved,  a frying   pan containing   buttei  On sweeping day have a pailful of  warm suds, made by dissolving a table-  spoonful of pearline in at pail two-  thirds full of warm water, and rinse  your broom off whenever it becomes  dusty. A damp broom sweeps a dusty  surface much better than ono which  is bone dry. Have a bag of heavy can-  Ion flannel to fit your broom, with  drawing-strings to lie around the  handle, and use this over the broom for  shellacked, hard wood floors.  In pursuance of this idea a clever  woman has patented a sleeper for  such floors, fashioned-sorholhing like  a miniature garden roller, wilh the  cylinder covered wiLh canton flannel  in several thicknesses. Highly polished floors cannot bo treated too tenderly. When done sweeping, pick up all  the lint, etc., from tho straws of tho  broom "and rinse it before setting it  away. It seems ��������� superfluous to say  that separate brooms should be kept  for different purposes���������that tho kitchen broom should never be used either  for the pavement or for upstairs, yet  most servants must be watched lest  this be douo.  Exact lhat your carpet sweeper shall  be thoroughly cleaned on every swooping day, and never put; away dirty. Unlock it over a newspaper and take out  every bit of dust,  lint and dirt; then  Swedish servants ,. have a- superstition that taking an old broom in anew  house when the family moves brings  misfortune, and will entreat that all  such may bo left behind with the rubbish  to be cast on  tho dump.  POOR WAY TO ECONOMIZE.  ''It is difficult to economize, and the  most difficult part of it is to know  in what possible.direction to practice  oconomy," said the wise woman. "Often those who do it will carry their  economy to too grea.t an extreme. The  Tight way .to do it is to get along  without extras and use just what is  necessary for everyday comfort. It  does not mean that thoro should not  be enough, or any deprivation of necessary comforts.  "There are women who when they  economize, will do so at the wrong  end. She comes to tho:obnclusion that  whenever she doesn't buy anything or  cuts off an item of exponso sho is  economizing. She will attend to the  grocers' hills. That is well, but iso'me-  Limes she will expend 20 cents' worth  of time, and strength to save 5 cents.  Then, the samo woman may economize  on her, luncheon. She will convince  herself that eating a midday meal is  a mere habit, and will dispense wilh  it. Sho finds it.all the easier to do so  because  her husband, is  not homo  at  COULD NOT SHOOT.  ������nr Hunler*    Mlelit    Tnke  R   lesson    lu  I.iiiiiuiilty From Pas"*.  A Hindu looks upon l-he slaughter of  an animal with tho same dread and  horror with which he would witness-  the taking of a- life of a human being.  It would be well for some of the hunters of our own country to learn from  such pangs a lesson in humanity.  Rev. B. Fay Mills tells tho story of a  hunter who employed as a decoy for  deer a peculiarly constructed whistle,  which closely imitated the-voice of a  young fawn calling its mother.  WiLh His rifle in hand ready for instant action, he _was one day blowing  his whistle, .when suddenly a mother  deor thrust her head out of tho bushes  and looked straight toward him. There  she stood, trembling with fear, yet  looking this way and that in search  'of the little ono, wn'ich she supposed  to be in danger.     The hunter said:  "As I looked into those eloquent  eyes, anxiously glancing here and  there with maternal fear, my heart  molted.   I could not shoot."  Young deor that haw not been chased or 'fired at by hunlers will frequently come very near to unarmed  travellers. The writer has had a deer  walk just in advance of the hor.-o for  some distance; and it is well known  that wild deer often come into pastures and feed with tho cows. To  take advantages of this confidence  seems .very near to murder.  FAMOUS MADSTONE  finye S!r Waller Scott Inspiration for "The  Talisman.  Tho famous madslone is to be sold;  and thereby hangs a laic. This strange  bit of mineral which is said to have  furnished Sir Walter Scott with his  inspiration for " The Talisman," is now  under lock and key in the Loudoun National   Bank   at   Leesburg,   Va.  At the December term of court the  old stone, whose virtues have been heralded for a hundred years, will bo sold  in order to .settle the oslalo of the  late Mrs. Fred. This stone, whose properties- are assertod by sonio- to be  merely of a suporslitious nature, while  others show tho in to be a scientific reality, is now awaiting the decision of  a .lawsuit.  The madslono is about tho color of  that meal, and of course she does not I chocolate in tint, is two niches ������������S ������v  want him lo go without enough to eat. \ one inch broad, and half an inch thick.  tho size, of an egg, that has been made  hot; season .with salt, peppery and a  trifle of sugar or the veriest pineh of  baking soda to correct the acid of Lhe  tomatoes. Do not, stir, but shake the  pah. When the peppers are cooked,  which will bo in) about 15 minutes, slip  into the pan from a shallow dish six  eggs beaton a. for scrambling; stir  with a fork until the eggs are cooked.  For variety's sake the eggs may be  slipped whole, as for poaching, into  lhe slowed tomatoes and peppers and  cooked covered, until the eggs are  set.  A savory way of serving remnants  of a roast of real, mutton or beef,  which the family have dubbed a "leftover ragout," is made as follows: Fry  iii.'butter until tender and colored a  light yellow; a cupfulof sliced Spanish.  Bermuda or young, onions; add acup-  ful each of cold gravy and canned ior  fresh stewed tomatoes with paprika  salt, and a pinch of curry powder, If  curry is liked; stew fiftoeh~'minutes  and add the sliced cold meat; when  hoi. I hrougli, arrange a mound of nicely boiled rice in the center of la steak  platter, lifl out the slices ot meat let  them overlap around the vice, and  pour the gravy over all. : Sweet potatoes boiled, mashed, mtido into small  cakes, dipped in egg and crumbs and  fried brown, make a nice accompaniment if tho meat be cold veal. For.  mutLon or beef, w-hito potato cakes ������r  oysterplanf fritters  She thinks . (hat ho needs more food  than she does.  "The woman who practices this sort  of economy will find that tho deprivation impoverishes herself and her children mentally and physically. Often,  in tho long run, it is more expensive  in actual cash, for lhe doctor has to  be called in.  "The right way to economize is in  'extravagances,  not  in necessities."  DELIGHTFUL PERFUME.  An exquisite mixture for perfuming  clothes that are to be packed away and  which is said to keep out moths also  is made as follows:  Pound to a. powder one ounce each of  cloves, caraway seed, nutmeg, mace,  cinnamon and' Tonquin beans  and as much orris root as will equal  tho weight of the above., ingredients  put togethor. ��������� Littlo bags of thin muslin shouldbe filled1 with this mixture  and  placed among  tho  garments.  SEWING HINTS.  If you are in the. habit of -doing  much sewing do not bite off the  thread; use a pair of scissors. Apart  from the fact that biting the cotton  is injurious, the trick often rosults' in  a very sore mouth. When silk  thread is bitten the danger is greater, for it is usual to soak the thread  in acotato of lead, so the result may  be very serious, and oven -lead to  blood poisoning.  The facts regarding tho madstone, as  gathered by a lady visiting in Leesburg, are Ih-iL it came over to Canada  from Scotland in 177G, and has liecn  roligiou.sly preserved as one of the most  valuable relics of the age. It is -able  to curo Ih. poison of a mad dog by application to the wound, adhering to  the bite till the virus is entirely absorbed.  tor.  "let me see,  would thirty-���������"  A quavering whistle from outside  sent the blood: mildly to his brain, for  he knew that in another .minute his  fiancee would be knocking at his door.  "Como, Muriel There come some visitors of mine���������and you must.hide���������stay!  get into this cupboard���������there's lots of  room, and I'll lot you out shortly."  HuNr-vc open the door, thrust a small  aloal'in.o the^deep old-fashioned recess  NOT ALLOWED TO USE NICKNAMES.  Mrs,Grate-bar I said littlo Susan Stay-  bolt, looking in at the open door, my  mother wants to know.if you will lend  hor a little sarahratus. '  Sarah Ratus! .child? said Mrs,  Gratebar. Why, for the land's sake,  what on earth do yoti mean? ���������  Well, I suppose you call it sallyratus,  said little Susan, but you know my  father doesn't let  us use nicknames.  Indeed, to the ingenious housekeeper  it is the-left-overs themselves that will  suggest a variety of dishes, tho formula^ for which .in lie found in no  cook-book, principally because those articles must necessarily vary, as' to  quantity and kind in. each individual  case. '  ,., LOVE'S YOUNG DREAM.  (Sweet Girl���������Papa, Mr. Poorchap proposed to me last night, and I told him  I would roarry htm, if you were will-  ingg.  Father���������Send   him  about    hia  busi-  and tried to,raise "the unwelcome guest | "j^t GLri_He hasn't  The  bell    pealed    and.   aloud knock  any.  USE AND ABUSE OF BROOMS.  Tho virtuous woman who, according  to Solomou,,"looketh well to the ways  of her household," takes good care of  her brooms; as of her other belongings, which iu consequence last much  longer than do those of her less careful  neighbors. ' -  Au old broom well kept will sweep  clean for a long time. In the first  place, havo a broom pocket and keep  your brooni therein. It will pay for  its cost many times in the saving before its life of usefulness is. over. A  broom not in use should always be kept  upside down, so that the: straws fall  outward. This keeps it in shape. In  sweeping, use first one side arid then  the other. If you sweep.always on tho  same side of your broom it will soon  grow one-sided and have to be cast  aside. When, however, .a broom is not  badly worn, only mashed out of shape,  it can be straightened by wetting,  pulling into shape and drying, bottom  upward.  FIRST MAHOGANY BUREAU.  Many people suppose that the use of  mahogany for the manufacture of furniture is vory ancient. As a matter of  fact, the first, record we havo of this  rare wood is in 1695, when Sir Walter  Raleigh repaired one of his ships with  it in the port' of Trinidad. The next  we hear of mahogany is many years  later, .when an- Englishman who was  tailing from one of Lhe West Indies  lived quite a lot of what appeared to  him rough lumber for ballast, and  when he arrived in England and found  his brother building a house he gave  this apparently ill-featured tinibor to  him for his house. When his brother  turned tho lumber over to his carpen-'  ters, they refused to use it, because it  was so hard that it spoiled their tools;  _o its use for building that house was  abandoned.  His-wife, however, a. short timo after gave some of this *yood. to her-cabinetmaker in order to have-him make  for her a candlo box. He, too, complained of the hardness of the wood  and its effect upon his tools. The  candle box was finished at last, however/and it was so handsome, having  taken on such , a beautiful polish,  that this box became quite a curiosity  among the society people of that day;  so much so that the lady's, husband  had the sitme cabinetmaker make him  a bureau of the same wpod. The bureau was so unusually beautiful that  the cabinetmaker went regularly into  tho business of manufacturing  bureaus, and made not only a reputation, but a large fortune out of the  ���������business.  A SILENT COMPANION.  . Ho is not my fellow student in the  sense of attending the same educational institution as myself, and I have  littlo knowledge of the source from  which he derives his training.' However,  it is evidently one well adapted to his  mental calibre.- Nigger is, nevertheless, my friend, and fellow-studenl;  his face at all. times oxpressiiig sympathy and feeling, and his superior intelligence leading him' to take un interest in things of which others of, his  social position have no knowledge. He  is ever near while I am busy with my  studies, ready to assist me if occasion  require, and to give his opinion on  -matters of importance; In fact, at  this moment, from his position on my  shoulder, he is critically examining my  writing, and purring a tune of satisfaction wilh my description of him.  Tho most striking feature about this  .extraordinary  being  is  that' he  is almost entirely dovoid of color���������no light  spot breaks the blackness o������ his sombre  coat.   He: has   the  ordinary  size, of a  full-grown  domestic cat,    and; indeed  many  of  hisi  external    qualities    aro  common to all his race, but his mental  attributes  mark  him as a cat  among  cats.   His head is of unusual sb:c; Lhe  'phrenological  bumps    of    approbative-  ness, mirihiulness, love oi lii.ute, being  well developed; ihuse of selfishness, <le-  struciiveueiiii,  mid   secretivenoss   being .  unusually small.   As is thu case with  every  iiri.iocruL'tc   pussy,   his  brow  is  low and broad;  his uliubby face, .good-  natured;   his   round  eye,   well  opened;  his small  mouih, well  shaped.        His-  large  oars   give   evidence   of   Ihe  fact  Unit, his is an open-handed mil u re, it  the expression  may   be applied  to one  of  the   lower  order;'and,  although il-  iiaturcd people have said that his ra- .  it her flat nose  proved him a lazy and  iudolent- cut,   his  firm   chin,  evincing  groat  stvengIh   of  character,   entirely  contradicts  l ho  statement.  Pussy has just jumped .io>vii fi'-n  his elevated position, in que it of tho  mouse making itself heard iu tl._"  wainscoting, and, lis I should not liko  to hurt his feelings, I wish to state;  while he is not watching, thi.t. my poor  old cat is cro.ss-oyed, and (hat some  wicked boys, in default of other sport,  one ill-fated day cruelly ,cut off hia  whiskers, thereby robbing him of much  of his feline beauty. Not wishing Nigger to see these derogatory remarks,  I shall close, before he returns, this  ordinary attempt, to describe an extraordinary cat.  In IUly 000,000 find employment in  rearing silkworms.  ./  *  ^^^_^%\?"J3 MOUNTAIN   ECHOES.  The 30th is St. Andrew's Day.  The. Bank of B.C. is opening an  agency in Rossland.  Mr. Harris is having some of his  vacant west end stores painted.  Rossland merchants arc trying to  C-Uibliah the early closing system.  The City Council arc passing a bylaw enforcing side walk clearing from  snow.  Itoss Thompson, the father of Robs-  land,   is likely  to he .elected  its next  "   mayor.  A deer made his appearance on Silverton townsite the other day, and was  promptly shot.  The last report is" that the B. A. C.  has secured the minority stock in the  Lelloi at $7.50 per share.  Messrs. McLennan & McDonald have  leased the Vancouver hotel,- and arc  now in possession doing business.  Laxa-Liver Pills  cure Constipation  .and Biliousness.   They work  without  a grip or gripe and never fail to do  good. 'Price 25c.  Charley Walmsloy lost a valuable  horse this week. It ran away, broke  its ieg by colliding with a telegraph  pole and had to be shot.  The railways    in   ore   and   import  freights are now doing the largest bns-  ��������� iness they ever did in the camp which  means that geneial business nui3t be  improving.  The "Rossland papers aro threatening  one another with libel suits. Don't,  boys ; it costs money, and no newspaper man in the Kootenay has a dollar to throw away.  Be not deceived! A cough, hoarseness or croup are not to be trifiled with.  A dose in time of Shiloh's Cure will  save you much trouble. Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  The fire brigade had a run to Mrs  Mclntyre's house, .Tuesday ; but by  tho time they got there a small blaze  around the chimney was extinguished  by a pail of waler.  Cure that cough with Shiloh's Curo.  The best cough euro. Itclievcs croup  ���������promptly. One million bottles sold  last year. 40 closes for 25 cts. Sold at  McQueen's Drug Store.  Karl's Clover Root Tea is a pleasant  laxative. Regulates the bowels, purifies the blqpd.' Clears the complexion.  Easy to take and pleasant to take. 25  cts." Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  The Record, of Cascade City, is a  . new applicant for public support; and,  of course, it has Cascade City the  coming metropolis of a large slice of  country. They arc all "coming" great  places.  John Finney, an old man living at  Rosebcry, was struck by a passing  train, the other day, which he did not  sec in time to,get out of the way.  He had one arm broken and was otherwise injured, but, Dr. Brouse, who attended him, says he will likely, recover.  We do not know whether it pays Mr.  Harris well or not, but we do know  that tlie water supply of this city'-is  something any British Columbia town  might be proud,of. The supply is  ample and always available, the purity  unsurpussed and but very few complaints of freezing,  As aii the provincial protests : are  now dropped a forecast ol the new  House, when it meets on the 5th of  January may be made. It is reasonable to assume that Mr. Higgins will  be Speaker if he will take it, and a  vote on his election to the speakership  may be set down in a full House at 20  for'to 17 against.    ...  David W. King has given up active  newspaper work in Kootenay and accepted the purchasing agency of the  United Smelting and Refining Co.,  Helena and Great Falls. He will  propably make- his headquarters'for  the winter in Sandon, and is now purchasing Slocan ores. Mr. King still  retains tho Kootenaian, which will be  conducted by Mr. A. G. Sell.  An exchange says: "Never judge a  man hj the clothes he wears. The  man with the hair protruding from a  hole in his hat, with his eoat tattered  ��������� and torn, and with air holes in his  pants where they are subjected to the  most wear, may he the editor of your  home paper, while the man with the  patent leather shoes, fine clothes and  silk hat may be only a delinquent subscriber.    ,  No doubt, the show-going portion of  the community spent most of-, their  spare change an the French Co. last  week; but all the same they should  have saved a few dollars for the Bern-  hard Walther Concert Co;'s performance last Monday, as patronizing good  things will bring good companies this  way, and withholding attendance will  cause them to shun the place. Madame Walther is not the equal of  Albani us a vocalist, but she is quite  the equal of Miss Lash or Miss World  in her deep,, mellow mezzo-soprano  voice. Bernhard Walther is not the  equal of Ole Bull, but he is far above  the average travelling violinist. Between them both with their accompanist they put up a most excellent  entertainment, one that was deserving  of the unreserved encouragement of  all lovers of good music,     j!  FOR OVKlt Rr-T-  YEARS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been  used by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. If disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a Kick child,' Hiitlcrliiir  and crying with pain of catting teeth. Send  al once and got a botlle ol "Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relievo tho poor little sufleror immediat-  ly. Dopoiul upon It, mother.-*, ihero is no  mistake about.it. It cures diarrhoea, regulates  the stomach and bowels, cures Wind Colic,  soltens thegums and reduces Inflammation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  ��������� .tlrs. Winslow's SootliinftSyrtip" for children  teething is pleasant to the taste an- is the  prescription ol one of the oldest and best  femalephyijiiians and nurses in tlio United  States. Price'twenty-live cents a bottle.  Sold by all druggists throughout the world;  Ba mi ro and ask lor "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing  Syrnp,".  A BRITISH SOLDIER  Tells how Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills Conquer Disease.  Like.lhe conquering- armies ot Britain,  which are marching to victory in every  quarter of the globe,  Milburn's  Heart  fntUXr  Sl^r^  and Nerve Pills are everywhere triumph-,  ing over sickness, weakness and suffering-.'  Mr. David Walsh, of Carleton Place,  Out., a man who has served with distinction and credit in the British army,  and is now an employee of the C. P.  Railway, s:iys, " While in the army I got  broken down, and my nervous system  was completely shattered.  "I was much troubled with liver complaint, lossbf appetile, etc. Myrestbe-  came broken and was disturbed by vivid  dreams. This had been going on for 14  years, although I took a great many  remedies to escape from the troubles  which afflicted mc.  "However, I got no relief until I  started to take Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills, which I used together with  'Laxa-Liver Pills, and now after having1  uspd a few boxes, I am better than I  have been for years. My nerves are  restored to full force and vig-pr, I eat and  sleep well, and ray entire system has  been toned aud strengthened."  " Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills, 50c.  a box, or 3 for Si.25, at all druggists.  " Laxa-Liver Pills," says John Dolierty,  35 North Street. S* John, N.B., V cured mo  of Con.tlputton and distress after eating.  Their action Is natural and eflectlve." ,-..  - Turkeys in every direction gave  thanks on Thursday last.  The "boys" of the town gave a hop  in the Virginia ; hall Thanksgiving  night.  ,...Mr. Harris had ,a valuable horse  killed by jumping'off the trail near  the mine, Wednesday night.  Mrs. Brown entertained a number of  her friends in Crawford's hall, Tuesday  evening. Dancing was indulged in  till the "we sma' hours."  Mrs. David Labor, Wnterford, Ont.,  says : "I can recommend llngyard's  Yellow Oil for pains of any kind. It  cured mc of a distressing pain that the  doctor could not cure."  Silverton has had some personal  pleasantries recently. F. L. Byron was  lined ?20 for pointing a revolver at Gus  Kruger, and Geo. McDonald was fined  820 for assaulting J. L. Byron.  Ladies, take the best. If you are  troubled with constipation; sallow  skin, and a tired feeling, take Karl's  Clover Tea. It is pleasant to take.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  It looks as if the agitation of the B.  C. papers for a Canadian mint was  likely to bear fruit. It is generally  believed the subject will be take 11 up  at the coming session at Ottawa.  Wm. McLeod, a miner, received severe injuries at the Payne on Wednesday. A stone fell on his leg bruising  it badly, but fortunately no bones were  broken. He was brought to town and  placed under the care of Dr. Powers.  It is about time our people wore  casting about for a city council for  1S99. As there are not, probably more  than 12 or 15 in the city qualified and  eligible, the task when it comes to selection cannot be a very .difficult one.  Mr. Hume, Minister of Mines, is  asking suggestions from all interested  as to changes in the mining laws. As  we have suggested in other columns,  the only way to get a proper expression on the question is to consult a  full committee of miners,' owners and  capitalists. <���������  We learn, that Mr. E. IT. Tomlinson,  who is connected, with the Last Chance  mine, has donated ������500 to the'building  committee of the new Presbyterian  church to be erected here in the  spring. This is about one-third of the  amount required. It is not everv day  men of such generosity are -met with,  nor is it every hour in the day you see  men of Mr, Tomlinson's means.  The'Silvertonian seems to think  the late Cninese squabble is at the  bottom of the movement to form a  miners' union here. This is not so  At the meeting the matter was not  even taken up for consideration, and  though one or two referred to it, discussion on the subject was speedily  disposed of, the chairman fully setting  forth the meeting was not called for  that purpose, but to organize the union  only. ' _  To Keep ������lit the Sold.  CH__NQE_1_5L__ 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 stimulative  nourishment,, of which the, most perfect form is  '}.  AND OTHER.INVESTMENTS.  BOVRIL, IMM.  30 Farringdon Street, London, England.  25 and 27 St. Peter Street, Montreal, Canada.  Return this advertisement to us witli 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.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  _       :_tat  SANDON. B. C,  Having opened business in the  premises opposite the Clifton house, I  am prepared lo do all kinds of Boot-  and Shoe Making and Repairing in the  latest and neatest style.  A trial order solicited. .Satisfaction  guaranteed.  NO OKDER TOO SMALL  AND NONE TOO LARGE.  LOUIS, THE SHOEMAKER.  Louis Hupperten.  STUCK TO LOW'S.  "We have tried a good many worm  medicines but during.the past live  year, have stuck to Dr. Low's, ns it  proved to bo the best." Samuel T. Sargent, Brockville, Ont.  A QUICK CURE o  FOR COUGHS g  and COLDS Q  0&������ii-tmflt_&  The Canadian Kcmcdy for all       )  THROAT ahb LUSH* AFFEOTIOfJS \  Large Bottles, 25 cents. J  0   davis & lawrence' co��������� Limited,   ������  0 .        Prop's. Perry Davis' Pain Killer. O,  O    New York Montreal    O  OOOOCO'^W~^0,0'~*-*~'**,'OCOOOO  Certificate oi  Improvments.  NOTICE.  Random Shot. Mlnoriil Claim  Hit.uate in tho  Slocan Mining. Division, of West Kootenay District. ��������� Whero located: on Noble  Five mountain, west ot and adjoining the  AJujc.  Take notice that. I, Charles A. Stoess, of  Kaslo, Il.C, acting ha agent lor the Ajax Mining and Development. Company, Ltd., of Sandon,   H.  C,  Free   Minor's   Ortllicnte,   No.  !12,93. A, Intend,  sixty   (lays  lrom  the  date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor a  Corlilicat. oi'IniprovementK, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crow-  Grant of the  above  claims.  And lurthei-.takc notice that action, under  Section 37, must be .commenced before the  issuance.fsucli Certificate orimprovom.cnts  Dated this 2nd day ol November, 1.0S.  CHAULKS A. STOESS.  I. 0. 0. F,  Silver City Lodge, No. 39, meets every Friday evoniug.at 7.150 o'clock .In Crawford's hall.  M. L. GUIMMETT, N. Li.  N. J. G An BUTT, V. G.  A. HARLOW, Roc. Sec.  All sojourning brothers cordially. Invited  to attend.  iiisiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiii  JiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiimiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiii  He is abrOod while you sleep; all  unconscious of danger, you awake  in the morning���������his, grip on your  throat. Yon can loosen it with a bottle  of LAMBERT'S SYRUP DOUGLAS  PINE. Sold by all druggists at 25 cents  a bottle.  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  llllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllillllllllllll  _������������_,  I have opened on Reco Avenue,  opposite Clifton' house, in Tinware, &c. lam prepared to do  all kinds of jobbing for mines or  'families. Rates reasonable, and  the best of work guaranteed.  A. J. Robertson.  W  '������������������'i     ..*������������������*���������*    ��������� ;,��������� ''(A��������� .������ilf ~ _ -j*. *> '���������',.;.,. ,.*��������� ���������*. -   .'     ,:**������������������������.._������������������'���������"-������������������������, * ���������-.. ��������� '���������   '*  j'-  -,j-.'4..*.-������.'..J\, .v.- ,<:������������������ i',-������'-_  ^--^    . r. ,-:-.j i= *������������������?,.������,���������-,,,"/,: *..������.������;���������.  ���������**;"~-c.-}.':r.��������� .-i <i ���������������,���������-��������� ��������������� '-  -  ���������".'���������. ���������������������������- ".������������������'-."-il  .; .V   u   ���������.."..���������'...   ~.i     ��������� , .i '    '.     _v ��������� 'i .}���������      ."���������  - ^ -,. * ..��������������� Z-.vit., t, " ��������� ���������    i-~.  e  TEMFUS FUGIT.  Week in, week out, from niorn tilinight,  You can hear these hammers go,  ..'.  And'as they strike they tell the flight ',:'  From their pedestal on in all.in a row. .  Bu fc the strike shall cease with prices right  And;the_chorus reduce to solo..;'    "...;,,  Here are.tyles in clocks ' o suit oach taste,  From-plain designs to rich and chaste;;  And what will wake you up at morn,7 .  A clock, with loud and sure alarm ;  No house need have uncertain time,  Buthourly may. enjoy the chime.  " ' ������������������; '���������'���������  If you shouW see:theni for yourself,  They -will notlong adornthe shelf;  So much for clocks.   Now for your, eyes;  Shouldweakness primafcure arise,  Think what a \yorkl of beauty's lost,: :'.' ���������  Neglecting such a trilling cost.. ' ,'  Here you may have optician's skill ';���������;  No random fit; he fills the bill. 7  Objects 'unknown before you'll find ;    :,  Sight strengthened, tones and strengths;  .''���������'��������� ens.'mind.-:*-'-.'    '.y--"^: r: -y":^ y\--.'  In brooehesj rings, and gems th_-fair;''-V"  May find variety rich aiid rare.:,: ;'  Some loving swaiii may show his love     .  By pledge, like articles above.  .Eiublem.vof love constant proclaim;  In accents svveet the giver's nauie...  Iii articles of silverware, . 7,        '  lie has a stock that.to compare ;'..: .:   '-���������;'.;'  For'cleariiess, brightness, were a-jtask,.'. ;;  And very moderate price will ask.' -  For'.cliains, and',:.studs,  and:!pins,  and ,  ;.-...charms',..;-."'������������������.>���������';.���������, -:   . ���������.   ;' .. .v  Rouse your aesthetic taste to arms.'. ���������;. '������������������;'-.'  These articles you'll find on view,:.'-  ':   ,  And others'-bflike merit too, '���������'���������;   ;77 .; - ���������  Whore pondant \yatch<the vision greet*  On Reco chief of Sandoirs streets.; .;:  lTT,  JEWELER AND OPTICIAN.  Dressmaking  and  Millinery.  MRS. JONES has opened in both  these lines, in the shop once occupied  by Miss.Dryden, just west of the Sandon hotel.  Her Millinery is of the latest designs,  and Dressmaking always up to the  latest fashions.  My stock for the fall and winter is  now complete., It embraces everything  in Ladies' and Children's wear���������  Dresses, Corsets, Underwear of every  description.. Hats and Trimmings," in  fact everything for the season found  in a first-class establishment.   '  Terms reasonable.  Miss Wilson,  Reco Avenue, Sandon.    '.','.,''  The business is for sale ; good reasons for selling. Living apartments in  connection with the business.  ������_lj|r  H. Bvers & Co.  carry a large stock of  Ranges and Cook  Stoves,  Box and Heating  ���������    ... ���������S-'-.OTe'S,.-..-;;��������� ���������.���������;..  'Queen }) aters, Etc.  -jJUiCLCall an ' : ~- ��������� ect our lines.  H. '.BY-r-S & CO.  Nolson, B.C.   Kaslo,B.O.. Sandon.B.a  GURED   5,000  Last year with the DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC.BELT���������  famous the world over.      No, drugs, -no  ill-eflects,   but  ��������� simply nature's own remedy���������ELECTRICITY.  DRAINS, NIGHT LOSSES, VARICOCELE, UN-  DEVELOPMENT, IMPOTENCY, and all results of  .YOUTHFUL ERRORS speedily cured.  GONSULT   ME   FREE  at office, or write for book explaining all.:   Sent sealed free upon request.  Address ..,''.>  DR, R. SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, Montreal, Que.  WHEN YOU ARE AT BEAR LAKE STOP AT THE 7  . i The Miners' Exchange,  Eirst-class Hotel. ���������'.''��������� .-..���������'  Rates���������$2.00 per Day; $10.50 per Week^ H. McDonald, Proprietor,  ������


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