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 .J>~*  , ��������� :>  \J  VOL 3.      NO. 21.  SANDON, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1899.  FIVE CENTS.  V  K:  m inauGEKL  Practical Sympathy for Jonn  -    From Uncle Sam.  Bull  A STIFF ENGAGEMENT IN NATAL.  The Victory  Was Bought by a  Heavy  Loss' in Officers.  London, Oct. 22.���������The list of officers  killed and wounded at the battle between Glencoe and Dundee, in Natal,  shows that, although thc British victory was complete, it was bought at a  heavy price. In addition to Sir William Penn Symons, who it is feared is  mortally wounded, two colonels, three  captains and five lieutenants were  killed, and a colonel, three majors, six  captains and ten lieutenants were  wounded.   This heavy loss among the  possible, whether they would fight tho  Boers or the British, becauso his contingent was anxious to help thc Boers  elsewhere- He acknowledged that his  men were afraid of the Basiltos because  their wives and families as well as  their cattle were within reach of a  Basuto incursion. Tho Boers on the  Basuto frontier, according to thc best  information obtainable at Mazu number about 2,500.  London, Oct. 25.���������The Capetown correspondent of tho Daily Mail telegraphing at 9:45 p.m., yesterday siys : "General Yullo has performed a brilliant  straticttl movement. By a sweep  march to the south, leaving'Glencoe  empty, he has affected a junction of  his forces with those of Sir George  Stewart White, slightly north or Lady-  smith. The two are now in a position  to offer battle. I believe thc first attack will be made on the large Free  State force which entered Natal by  way of Tintwa Pass, and which has  since been harrassing Ladysmith. The  military authorities decided that by  joining their forces the two generals  would be better able to cope with one  large force at a time, than having two  small detachments to oppose simultaneously. Accordingly, after defeating the Free State troops they will  offer battle to Com.mandanl-Geiier.il  Joubert. Only forty miles now separate the two Boer forces. Hence tho  need for swift and telling action.   The  The Rambler-Cariboo 18ill Declare a  Dividend lira Fortnight.  officers   was   due,   as - the   latest   dis  patches from the front show, to their  two sections of tlie Boer army together  valiant but insensate conduct in stick-  outnumber the entire British by three  to one.   I-Tiird fighting is certain at a  very  early date.   Our men   arc coufi-  ing to-the traditions ��������� of the British  army, and refusing to use the cover of  which the men availed themselves in  'storming the Boer's position on -tho  summit of thc Kopje. The war offioe  announces that thirty-one non-commissioned officers aud men were killed  and 151 were wounded.  Amoug the rank and file, the Hussars had" 7 wounded ; the artillery 1  killed and 3 wounded ; the Leicestershire rfu'iment. had ] wounded; the  King's Rifles had 11 killed and GS  wouucicd ; the Irish Fusiliers, 14 killed  and 30 wounded ; thc Dublin Fusiliers,  - 4 killed and 41 wounded ; and the Natal  - politic '2 wounded.  ' Capetown, Oct? 23.���������The Boer com'-,  xnandcr m, the battle of Elandslaagte,  General Jan Kock, who was taken  , prisoner, it.is died of his wounds. Capetown dispatches from the front regarding "the 'cupliiro of Elandslaagte show  it to hitvi. i.v.en a brilliant feat of arms.  Tho BuiVd were strongly entrenched  and fought with great bravery. They  seized evt-rv opportunity of- coming  into action, and were ready to serve  their guns whenevei they could get a  chance. The British wounded are now  being taken to Ladysmith. ISvery care  and attention tiro also being given to  the Boer wounded, who are being despatched down the course.  Alter severe lighting our infantry  carried the position. This was accomplished at 0:30 p.m.. the enemy standing their ground to the Inst with courage aud tenacity. The Fifth Lancers  and a squadron of the Filth Dragoon  Guards charged thrice through the retreating Boers in J.he dark, doing considerable execution. We captured the  Boer camp, with teuts, wagons, horses  and alc-o two guns. The Boer losses  were very considerable, including a  number of wounded and unwounded  prisoners.     .Among   the   former   are  General Jan Kock aiid Piet Joubert,the  latter a nephew o( Commandant-General .loubcrt.     One   goods train   with  supplies; for the rigiment  was recov-  -.-'. ered.    Ourlossj 1 regret to say,  was  i   heavy.   It is roughly computed at 150  "killed and wounded. ,  New York, Oct. 24���������Eight hundred  and forty'two Americans have enlisted  in a private regiment to help the Great  Britain .'forces to fight the war in the  Transvail. . Applications for enlistment hayo come from almost every  Statoin 'the Union, and a number of  Roosevelt's-Hough .Riders have already  joined. They propose to equip themselves and pay their own expenses  throughout the war.  Capetown,   Oct. 24���������The  following  advices have'bertn received here from  from  Mastra,   Basutoland : "A native  lately visited a laager, of Orange Free  State troops just opposite-Maseru.   He  found   it   to  consist   of wagons,   sur-.  rounded b.y turf piled threcfeet high.  He noticed  only a few Mausers.   The  Boer commandant questioned him  regarding   the feeling   of  the   different  Basuto   chiefs,''principally, tlie! paramount Chief Lechihiodi and in order  to draw tlio coniniandanty   the native  replied that .tlie chiefs sided .with tlie  Boera-.     Tu ere upon   the. commandant  said that the  two republics wished  to  kill tlie British  and to take over  and  govern the  BastUos,   restoring to  the  latter that part of the country which  the  Free   State   formerly   took   from,  them. , As   for   the   Britishers,   those  whom they failed to kill,  they would  drive into the sea.   The commandant  ���������wished a decision on that, part of Lecli-  throdi .and thu other chiefs tis soon as  dent and there is much enthusiasm.  The fighting today outside Ladysmith was a mere brush. The losses'  on either side were insignificant. It  was marely an artillery duel, in which  the Boers camo off' decidedly the  worst." t( ''  London, Oct. 25.���������Tho following dispatch from General Sir George Stewart White, to tne Marquis of Luns-  clowne, Secretary of State of War, received last .evening at 11 o'clock was  posted at thc war office soon aftui-  midnight:  "Ladysmith. 2:49 p. m.���������Information  received   yesterday   shows   that    the  Boors   hail, established   thernaciyes in  considerable   numbers   in   an   exced-  ingly good position   we\t  of the mam  road loading from Ladysmith to  Dundee.   I also had   information  that th"  Dundee forces,  formerly  commanded  by  General   Symons,   and   since   his  wound, commanded by  General 'Yule,  was falling   back   on   Ladysmith,   by  ivay of Helpma Karr Road, Keith   and  and the valleys of the Waschbank and  Sunday rivers,   and   was   expected  to  reach Sunday River valley on Monday,  f therefore moved out a strong force to  coverthe moment of Yule's command.  The   enemy    was    discovered    about  seven miles   out   of  Ladysmith   in a  position of exception al nai ural strength  west of thc road.   'When   he   saw   the  preparations being made against   him,  he opened fire with one gun with great  accuracy.    Our artillery soon got   into  position and   the   gun   was   silenced.  Troops   woro   expected   to   occupy  a  strong   ridge,   parallel to the enemy's,  position but nearer tlio road.   I confined   mi'   efforts    occupying   him   and  hitting him hard   enough   to prevent  h's   taking     action    against     Yulejs  column.   Numbers of tlie enemy  (led  to the west and   firing had practical!}  ceased at two o'clock.  A special meeting of flic directors of  the Rambler-Cariboo company will bo  held   at Rossland 'on  November 2nd.'  The purpose   of  this   meeting is   to  declare :��������� dividend of one cent a share.  As the capital stock of the company is  now  1,250,000 shares,  the declaration  of this dividend means the distribution  of ������12,500   profits   among   tho   stockholders of thc company. The Rambler-  Cariboo is now in shape to declare regular dividends, and it is the intention  of thc officers to make the coming distribution of profits the first of the regular monthly payments of one cent n  share to the stockholders.   It has between 835,000 and ������40,000 in the treasury, 200,000 shares of unsold treasury  stock remaining   from thc recent increase   in   the   capital   stock,   which  could be sold for close to S100.000, but  which it is the intention of the officers  of thc company to hold until the stock  is worth $1 per share,   and the mine  itself is in shape to make   big shipments of rich silver'ore.   The completion of the lower tunnel,  tapping  the  ledge at a lower point far below  the  former workings, has opened up a big  urea of stoping grounds.   The ore can  be 'Stopod out from above the tunnel  and hauled to the surface at slight expense.   There is almost no limit to the  amount which can be shipped, and the  most gratifying feature is that the ore  in thc lower workings is the best ever  found  in the mine,   which is  saying  much, as  the Rambler, has long been  famous for tlie richness of its silver-  lead ore.  Light Co.,   wilfully places   a misconstruction  on a letter sent to  the city  council by the company anent present  differences between  them.    What the  company contend, and  what they are  right in contending, is that when the  council repudiated a resolution in their  books, passed in the  early days of tlie  year,  accqpting  light service  on  tho  terms of last year, and which, in law,  is a valid contract,   they  are likely at  any time again  to repudiate,   in the  matter of street lights,  anything short  of a contract under seal.   There is no  questioning thc fact that if the   Light  Co. had refused   to turn off the  light  when ordered   to do   so a couple of  months ago, and ha'd sued for" the total  amount, the courts would have decided  in   favor   of   the   company   on   the  strength  oi  the resolution of January  accepting service on tlie same terms as  the preceding   year.   Further  as  the  council ordered a discontinuance   of  that contract it is generally conceded  the company suing at the end  of the  year  can recover judgement for the  profits   they would reeeive  from  the  service.   As the city has not a dollar  to cpend in law suits,";and if they take  seasonable advice, the council will at  once interview the company aud make  some amicable settlement for the past  ami give a written contract for street  lights to the end of the year.   If the  council means lo pay for service there  can be no wrong in giving  a contract  under seal.    We  are fully aware the  people know that taxation is high and  the  least  tney  can look  lor is  good  water and  light service  as  two items  for the heavy taxes they  are paying.  The matter shouid be attended  to at  once; at least this is our opinion on the  subject.   The public money should not  go, year in and year out, without some'  resonaule returns to the people.  MINES MB MINING.  The" Queen Boss  machine drills..  is putting.iii. two1  How Does TKis Look?  j. The .following; appcirs i:a: the,^Vancouver papers ':"' ������������������'.".' : ���������������������������:���������     '.,'���������:.-'   ;���������.--v;'-':.'-;-.  ,"Tlie result of the -development'.work  done'liiy: the; Coni5t6ckMines (British  Columbia), Limited, 'oh their proper-'  ties in tlie'.- Sloean , districtj; having  proved'unsatisfactory and the. finances  of the'\ company; exhausted, the directors have decided to recommend the  shareholders to���������' pass .resolutions for  liquidation. Tlie company was regist-:  ered on. June 16th, 1897, with a capital  of ������36,537 in ������1 shares.",.-���������'���������       ���������������������������.'.-'���������  While the miners' unions are referring to the Payne, let theni say whether  or' not reducing shifts from' 10 to 8  hours will help to make dividends for  theComsto'ck! Thereis many a property, in the country .that can be made  clear its way,at.$3.50 for. 10 hours that  cannot dp it at SS'ioO for eight hours.  PERSONAL   MENTION.  The Black Prince, at Sloean City, has  shipped tho sceond car of ore this season.    ���������  Tho Ivanhoe company have put up  a snow shed in tho wake of a slide, as  a precaution against possible danger.  About 30 men are working thc Rambler-Cariboo now and it is supposed  the mine will have nearly 60 more before the winter is over.  The Emily Edith has erected very  complete lodging and boarding apartments and will put up a concentrator  in the spring, but wc very much doubt  that it will employ the staff this winter  referred to by the Silvertonian. Joe  Martin's law is in the road.  It is genet ally understood that the  Minnesota Silver Company, are going  to put on- a considerable force of men  shortly to work the Ivanhoe and other  claims. It is also not unlikely a step  m ty be taken shortly in the way of  putting up thc projected concentrator.  An important strike has been made  on the Hewett claim, near Silverton.  A ledge from 5 to 10 feet wide and over  three-quarters of a mile in length has  been found. A paystreak about S  inches wide has been found near the  footwall, and much of the balance of  ledge matter is concentrating ore.  Wilful Misunderstanding.  -^Lorenzo; Alexander \yisited,Nelson  last Tuesday. ;;v^':'.-:'' ������������������  ���������'������������������������������������������������������  ���������>'���������: H,iGeigherich,! of Kaslo, was in the  city Wednesday on business. .-.v;;/;:���������/,������;;  ���������-Mr. Hi; Iryiugr-preBi;"ont^of;:. tlie X;.,&  AS IT SHOULD BE.  YESTERDAY'S CABLEGRAM.  London,   Oct. .27.���������The -only,  news  this morning consists of ruoru detailed  accounts of the battle already reported.  A correspondent who visited the hospital lit Ladysmith,   where   the Boers'  wounded   at   Elaneslaagt,   who   were  captured,  are    being  tended,   reports  that   General James Kock,  who   was  wounded  in the thigh and shoulder,  said that the advance, of tho patriots,  under Pinar, without guns, was simply  with the object of cutting the railway,  and that  this body  was - subsequently  reinforced   without. General Joubert's  orders.    General Viljoen accompanied  them.   Tiie latter  was,killed  early in  tho fight. .  According to another correspondent  tho Boors say that General  Kock, during tlie battle read his Bible and prayed for victory.   His brother,  two sons  and a nephew were   all   wounded and  taken   prisoners.     Colonel   Sohiel. of  the German corps, and   Commandant  Protorius were both^severly   wounded.  Many promiuent Boers   aro not yet accounted   for.   Philip   Kock   says   the  Buerd suffered most from the  ''soldiers  in littlo clothes, half men and half women," meaning the Gordon Highiand-  ders, and in the charge of the 5tl\ Lancers.   They   bay    also: that ,the   two  quick-firing guns captured by the Dev-  enshirc rogretnont are those that 'wero  taken iruiii tiio Jameson raid.   Colonel  Sohiel assured   a. correspondent   that  nothing could stand against", the accuracy of the British hold guns,, which repeatedly drove  lho.Transvaal- gunners  lrom tho embrasures.        ���������' i  The Growing Friendly ���������.Feelmg  Between  ���������'-.' the United States and Great Britain  Paving,the Way for'an Alliance of  Anglo-Saxon Races.  ,Manjr circumstances  are now going  to':show that ."a friendship  is.being established  between. Great Britain and  the United States,, that is '-likely-to remain for all time.   In  America's late  war with Spain   Britain's  sympathies  wore with the former,   and- the Americans arc now reciprocating by extending substantial sympathy  to   Britain  in her war  with   the   Boer Republic.  Through the  foolhardy policy of   Britain over a century ago,   in  enforcing  unjust taxation' on her colonies, they  became lost to her, and are now in tho  West what Great Britain is iu thc East  ���������-the 'greate.it.  power   on   tho   hemisphere,   and    both   aro     using   thoir  strength for the advancement of other  nations  whilo retaining their  individual supremacy.    'Differences of their  own  theso powers may have, and arc  certain to experience as' timo rolls on,  but they have both grown out of their  years of infancy and have sense enough  to settle them on a business basis.  This  will at all times leave.them both free j  to act in  concert when they' see   the i  interests of either arc imperiled, or the  welfare of any jiortion demands it.   By  united decision, in 'outside  complications, many a war,may be averted and  much may be done towards establishing universal peace..  was .iii' the city this, week  Mr. H.'R. Rathbone,. Sloean City, is  going to Englandvfor the wihteri-  >";���������.; Mine Inspector McGregor,   of; Rossland, arrived in Sandon on Thursday.-  Bernard McDonald, M. E., of Montreal, spent a few days in tlie city look'-,  ing afteiTjthe Payhe.Co.'s interests. ���������;.,.'  The Regina Leader' states that Mr.  T. T. Grimmett has settled down to his  law study after a visit to the Kootenay  country.1  :���������' ��������� '  f Dr. and Mrs'. Hetnlryx came in on  Saturday from Los Angeles and are,the  guests of Mr., and Mrs. F. A.-Wood.  The Doctor has been taking a look.at  things at the Last Chance.        - '������������������...-;���������  ���������.Mr. Clifford Scale has returned to the  land of faith, hope and.charity, and intends settling clown here for the winter.  He thinks the Windermere is a prom-,  ising as well as a delightful country..   ���������  Mr. Wm. Sudrpw, who has been unwell for some; time, left with his'wife  on .Wednesday for the Southern States  in search of - health.- His business at  thc Filbert will, however,. run on as  formerly.'  - Mr. A. P. Nichblls and family left on  ���������Thursday.; for Great Falls, Montana,  where Mr. NichpJis has secured work  in a��������� smelter.'there. Had he seen any  prospect of the miueshcro opening..he  would not liavo moved' away.        '  Guests at the Reco.  Needs Some Light.  '   Our neighbor.for the sake of making  a case against   the   Sandon Water &  G. Plumner Hill, Port- [fill, Idaho.  Geo. L. Shupe, Washington, D. C.  Wm. Ryan, RaMidntin, Idaho.  Bartlett Sinclair, Banners Ferry, Idaho  Dr. Wilbur Hendryx, Los Angeles.  <  W. if. Sampson, Los Angeles.  B. Goodwin, San Francisco.  M. li. W. Kathborno, Jackson mine.  J. A. Wlitttier and wife, Kaslo.  Harry J. Lesc.hen, St. Louis, Mo...  -Bernard McDonald, Montreal.  Lieut. W. J. Twiss,,Kaslo.  Capt. Moodie, Kaslo.  Pte. Williams, Kaslo. '  Pte. G. W.-'Vilkinsj Kaslo.  IT. B. Peaks, Nelson.  S. J. Henderson, Kaslo. . -f  Mr. anil Mrs. Cochran, Macleod.'  ��������� G.'.II. Ayland, Now Denver.  L. Alexander,- Kaslo.  F. E. Green, Nelson.  -   D. A: Campbell, Nelson.  Jas. McGregor, Nelson.   -  A. B. Clabin, Uossland.  AV. S. Ford, Vancouver.  ' W. Donald and wife, .Uossland.  .. Mrs. J. J. Wilbcr and  children, Van  eotivet'..  W. V. Papworth, Kaslo.  J'. C. Ryan, Kaslo.  A. li. Fmglanil, Silverton.  W. H. Cooper, Vancouver.  ';.- After paying .a nice ''-compliment to  the pamphlet on: the Sloean publish.ecL  by. Mr. ;,01iffe," the. Nolspn; Tribune,:  thinks it .finds .lwucli.in'it/.'at variance'  with-.-���������;the .Utterances, of.,The Review,;,  but examination shows otherwise.; For;,  instance,' The Review has. never- con-:  tended   that "skilled";miners: should.'  take less than S3.50, though it.has said!  the"-unions should, not.-.take iii unskilled;,'  "men and demand ^G.yO.ft: da.y;for'tlie'iivy';���������  nor has it ovor saicl 'that eight hours is  too short a working.day���������it has'.'-phly-  said   that. the.��������� government did   very '  wrong in passing a law,   never asked  for," that, has thrown the country':'into  confusion and lias deprived owners and  men.-of.the. liberty, to make,'arrangements between themselves'..most'.satis--.:  factory to both.    Lot us now sec  what,  the pamphlet proves. ���������'It shows  that,  each minor in this district turned out .  XS tons of ore last year, at an average  price' ofSSQ (The Tibuue's figures) or  $2,240 worth, "iu, the year.   In return he  got in wages S.1,270; leaving the owner -  $970;' from which has to,be deductrtL a.:  proper percentage of.the cost of build- .'  ing8, machineiy, lumber, supplies", int-   ���������  erest.on money, etc., etc.,  all going,to  ���������  show. that.averaged up. the miner who   '.  got .steady work  was better/off at" the .;���������  end of the year titan some .of the owners.   It is  true the Payne, and some  otheis of the big mines, made money ;  and if, in its advocacy of all the claims  .  oi the miners, the Tribune would limit   .  its recommendations to the Paynes no  one would find serious.fault.   Carried,. ,  out to a-proper.conclusion the figures  show,   expenses '.considered,   that, last  year, the miners got the lion's share of  the;   profit   of    Sloean.   mines,, and',  the   new . law   is   calculated to .give ���������'.'  them 20 per cent -more in  the future'.-  Whatever it  may be-when   the miues  sro developed, tho facts.prove that the  eight hour law is too early.inthe  his- ,  tory of this district.  . .'"' ,  Whitewnter Ore Shipments.  The following is a. statement of ore  shipped from this station for the wee k  ending October 27': '-  ���������'"        Tons.   '.....''..'..���������. 65  Mine.  Jackson....  Total.'.  65  CHURCH    NOTES.  . Methodist, Rev. A. M. Sanford, B.A.,  pastor.���������Regular services will be held  to-morrow, at  11 a. m.   and 7.30 p. in.  FiussDva-EiUAX.���������Rev. J.. A. Cleland,  will preach as usual in the, Virginia  hall, lorinorrow at 7:30 D.m. .  Union Sabbath School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.m , after close  of morning services: Everybody welcome. ,'.,".  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take La'xativeBromoQuinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  ails to cure.   25 cents.  , . ���������    ��������� ,.-���������-'- (3   ^   ^ _J i. j jtftrjj u^injuraam-Hi i swi���������J* VJv!l-if"i  ;^^1,>;ra,,i^M^������;',-,^S'j^^^  HOUSEHOLD.  Ri?sWl'rWrWWWWW������'  SOMETHING ABOUT FISH.  ; There is no moro valuable article  of food, or one that is more rich iu  all that goes to make up a Cood for old  or young, than fish.  , White fish is perhaps as delicate and  nice, as any. Take 0110, weighing-, one  and one-hull pounc's. Having dressed  it,, out into th ret) or four pieces. Season, wall with salt, tl.ii>' in' beaten egg.  roll in flour and let stand for seveial  hours.  Al meal time cook in hot lard, as you  do doughnuts. You will need to cook  the fish fifteen or twonty minutes.  This is the way "par excellence" to  cook ������ish. And living on a faim where  one. has plenty of good. lard, it will  be easy to koep a kettle full and use  it  for  no other purpose.  Salt fish, when properly- prepared,  is a very good substitute for the  (fresh.  . Creamed Codfish.-Shred the fish,  cover with cold water ������.nd let it sf'Mid  for a time. Whfcn ready to prepare  it, pour off the water and cook .for  three- or fonir minutes in( frcshi water.  Pour this o,M and ad!d a pint of rich  milk. .Hub"a large spoonful of flour  and buttej- together aud stir intci the  milk; cook thcoughly and when ready  io take from the fire add a well beaten  egg.  Codfish Balls���������Shred the fish and  lee if stand, for some time in cold water. Cook for about five minutes and  drain dry. Add an equ'al quantity  of mashed, potatoes, made inito a ;>iiff  batter, adding milk, butter and a  beaten egg. Flour your hands, make  them into flat balls and fry a nice  brown. They can be fried t,ht> same  <w you  try  the white ������ish.  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  Scotch Scones.���������One teaspoonful of  sugar, one half teaspoonful of salt,  two teaspoonfuls baking powder, ono  large tabiespoonful of lard, two eggs,  nearly one pint of milk. Sift together flouT, sugar, salt and powder ;  rib in. lard/ cold ; add beaten eggs and  milk; mix into d'-ugh smooth and just  consistent enough to handle. Flour  tlVo bo-aid, tu.rn out dough, give it one  or I wo quick kneadings to complete  its tmcotliness ; roll it out with rolling pin to one eight of an inch in  thickness, cut with sharp knife into  squares larger than soda crackers,  fcld each in half to form three-cornered pieces. Bake on hot griddle eight  or ten iniuules ;  brown on both .sides.  Chocolate Cake.���������Nine eggs, two  cups sugar, one quarter pound'chocolate, otse cup uiatzolh meal and potato and one teaspoonful cloves. Heat  tha yolks of tho eggs with the sugar  Into a thick cream. Stir iu the mat-  eolh rrreal, potato flour and spices.  Distotvo the chocolate in a little boiling water and add it to the other ingredients. Finally put in the whites  t>f the, eggs beaten to a stiff froth.  Bake   in   a  moderate  oven.  Eggplant Salad.���������Cut the eggplant  into quarter-inch slices, pare, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and saute  theml quickly in hoi butter. Drain en  cheese cloth ; when cold out- them, into d.erf, sprinkle on theni some minced  watercress and cover 'with a cream  salad dressing maxle by stirring three  teaspoons ot grated horseradish; three  tablespoons,.of ;lemon juice, half a  teaspoon of salt and a dash of paprika  Into .one cup of thick,' whipped cream.  Deviled Lobster.���������One can preserved  lobster, three tablespoonfuls butter,  four tablespoonfuls vinegar, one half  teaspoonijil. made mustard, one good  pinch Cayenne pepper, boiled eggs for  garnishing,' salt. Empty contents' lobster can into bowl one hour before  using it. Mince evenly. Put vinegar;  butter and seasoning into saucepan;  when- it sini'mea's add lobster. Cook  slowly, covered, one half hour, stirring occasionally. Turn into deep  iisli   and  garnish  with  slices  of  egg.  DOMESTIC RECIPES.  MolasHes Cake.���������One cup' molasses,  one-half cup sugar, one-half cup butter, oiMj egg, well beaten; one-third cup  strong cold coffee, one heaped teaspoonful baking powder, one-third teaspoonful soda; one-half teaspoonful of  ill kinds of spices, mixed, and one lea-  Diipful of seeded and chopped raisins,  currants and citron; two and one-half  cups of flour. When (he mixture is  thoroughly incorporated add-one-third  Nt a cup of boiling water. Beat- well  md bake' immediately.  Doughnuts.���������One cup sour milk, two-  _ thirds cup granulated sugar; one egg,  well beaten, salt spoon of salt, a littlo nutmeg, a scant teaspoonful soda,  ene teaspoonful baking powder, two  teaspoonfuls hot lard. Mix immediately rather soft; roll about one-half  Inch, in thickness; cut in rings or  ���������ticks, po not turn the doughnuts  Dirt once while frying.  Wafers.���������Cream one and one-half  tups of sugar and two-thirds cup of  Dutter and one egg. Add one-half cup  jweot milk, two heaped teaspoonfuls  ef baking powder, and one-haif teaspoonful lemon extract. Mix soft;  roll very thin; bake quickly.  -.������������������... .  Splitters.���������Four cups of flour, two  cups of cold water, three-fourths cup  of shortening,���������butter, and lard���������two  heaped teaspoonfuls baking powder,  palt spoon salt. Roll into a sheet less  bhn-n one-half inch thick; cut into  rounds size of a bowl, bake on a .well  greased griddlo to a light bioun  Split  and butter while  hot, and   serve    at  once.  HOME-MADE BAKING POWDERS.  If the best commercial baking powders were  not so reliable in auality  housekeepers would rebel at tho high  price  paid  for  them.   They    grumble  and now and then try some of tho low  priced brands, which they find unsatisfactory.    Two recipes for making baking powder at home at. half the cost  of that bought in pound cans.   Either  recipe will make ovor two pounds, and  if put together carefully, ia warranted to be satisfactory. <'  No. 1.                      %   .  8 ounces bicarbonate of soda,   $.05  G ounces tartaric acid.      .     .   .25  1 quart siftod flour 05  .35  No. 2.  8 ounces bicarbonate of soda,    "g.05  fi ounces tartaric acid.      ,     .   ,.25  6 ounces corn starch 08  .3&  Mix and sift six times through a  fine sieve. The powder made with  corn starch is finer and whiter than  that made with dour, and for this  reason some may prefer to pay threo  cents more for  ingredients.  FLAVORED VINEGARS.     ���������  Vinegar will take the odor and flavor of certain pungent and spicy articles in such a way as to change 'its  flavor permanently, and spiced vinegar  made of, allspice, cloves, mace and ginger root is very commonly kept in  stock.  Horseradish ground and sweotoned a  little will make another delicious flavor for vinegar. A quart of boiling  hot vinegar is poured over six table-  spoonfuls of grated horseradish, and  at (lie end of a mouth the liquid is  drained off.  Those who like garlic can flavor  their vinegar in a similar way. Pour  a quart of vinegar over a fow bruised  garlics, and let the mixture stand for  several weeks. Then the vinegar will  be so saturated with the garlic.that  a few drops of it will flavor gravies  and salads. A quart should last for a  year   -  Tarragon blossoms and leaves, older  flowers, nasturtium seeds and flowers, peppermint leaves, green peppers,  and all similar pungent plants can be  utilized for flavoring good white vinegar.  One can put up a dozen different  samples of spiced vinegar in this way,  which will be ready for instant uso  at any  time.  IN BRITAIN'S FACTORIES,  PERILS UNDERGONE BY WORKPEOPLE IN THAT COUNTRY.  HflMirl of Kiisl'ili IH'iiarliueiilal Coiiimll-  tcc on Dangerous Trade* Is a IIlKlily  Inlort'slliis Dociimrisl.  The fourth and final report of tho  Departmental Committee appointed by  the British llonii Secretary to inquire  iiilo and report upon certain miscellaneous and dangerous trades is a  highly interesting and instructive  document. The Committee consisted  of Mr. H. J. Tennam, M. P., chairman,  Mrs. Tennanl, formerly Hor Majesty's  Superintending Inspector of Factories^  Dr.. Thomas Oliver, M.D., and Mt. H. P.  Smith,. R:.N., Hor Majesty's Inspector  of Factories.  In the four years in which they have  been at work they have Visited 295  factories, and workshops, examined 259  witnesses, and held 171 meetings. In  the course of their work they have had  to learn the intricacies both.of- business management and of scientific and  mechanical manipulation' of twenty-six  separate industries. By the care,  tact, and judgment with which they  have porforihed their important duties  they have- deserved.!well, of all the  workers of the community.  DEADLY  L\UKT. ,;  Most of- tne-trades -and industrial  processes dealt with in this volume arc  dusty occupations, in which the great  danger to health and even life itself  consists in the inhalation of very line  dust, not. necessarily poisonous; but  extremely injurious to the respiratory  organs. As an instance of the harm  wrought by dust, it may be stated  that a few yours ago coal miners died  in largo numbers from a'form ot consumption, but since the compulsory  introduction of improved methods of  watering the coal dust in the main  ways the culling of the miner is now a  comparatively healthy occupation..  GRINDSTONES.   ......  It is well known that the stonemason's is not' a-healthy- trade, but  that of cutting and building up grindstones and millstones, by reason of  tho extreme hardness ot the stone-  usually French burstonc���������is . much  moro dangerous. The hardness ot the  stone may be judged from the fact  that a man dressing it wiUaometnues  knock the point off as many, as ten  tools in a quarter of an hour. Dr.  Peacock in 18G0 calculated that of men  employed in millstone cutting in London forty per cent, died of 'tuberculosis.- Fortunately tliis trade is. nearly  extinct, steel rollers having largely  taken   the   place   of   millstones       Tho  Committee suggest that spectacles and  respirators should be supplied by tho  occupier to all workmen who desire  them. >  EMERY  WHEELS.  'The're is another very .hard rock,  from Smyrna to the Isle of Naxos,  ground into the finest (powder and  then made into wheels by the addition  of some substance like snellac or india  rubber, and then mado into wheels under hydraulic pressure. Corundum, an  oxide ot aluminium, which comes from  Canada, is used a,s a subwtilute for  emery. In tho use of these wheels, owing lo the great speed at which they  are driven���������a 3 in. wheel will bo driven at 7,401) revolutions a minute, and  a 3 ft. wheel at U00���������there is a great  danger of centrifugal breakage, be-  sidesp tho injuries caused by tho dust  given oft in their use.  '     BASIC  SLAG.  The slag is tho"refuse left in a special process of steel manufacture.  When ground to powder it is used in  the manufacture oi a patent manure.  It has to bo ground into an almost  impalpable powder, so lino that eighty, to eighty-five per cent, ol it would  pass through a mosh'10.0UO to lhe inch.  The Comuiitlee btrongiy' roeomrnond  that tho basic slag worker should bo  protected by special rules.  t   SILICATE  OF  COTTON. "*"^"'  Tho following account of the manufacture of slag wool is interesting���������  A fine stream of molten slag, is allowed to flow from thc blast furnace,  and this stream is met by a strong  blast of sle;uai through a narrow pipe.  Small globular particles, by reason of  their viscous nature and the velocity  with which they are forced 1 ��������� ougn  tho air, is drawn a long thin filament.  Theaggregatiou of these fiiamenis constitutes the threadlike, spongy material, which is deposited in fine white  Hikes not unlike snow. The silicate  of cotton- or slag wool, as it is called,  is collected after the steam has been  turned  off,  packed  in   bags and sent  out. , , , .        ,  ' The danger lies in the packing, bo-  cause of the dust.  OTHER PERILS.  Of dangers in |fhe manufacture of  salt,-in flour mills, in metallochrome  powder for lithographic work, in the  uso of lead iii print and dyo works, In  tho uso of arsenate ot soda lor dyeing,  the report deals with full knowledge  and  manifest  care.  LABGL LICKING.  Although not exactly a dnngcroua  trade, the report devotes a chapter to  what "is, to wi j' tho least, a nasty  practice."- At ono of the large thread,  mills in Lancashire there wore employed at one time somo twelve full-  timers, who each licked from forty to  fifty gross of labels per day.  To give an indication of the amount  of licking possible to bo done, one woman informed the Committee thai  when busy she could complete forty-  five gross of bobbins a day, or, allowing a tickot for each end of tho bobbin, nearly ninety gross, 12,060, of  Labels a day    .  Of course this is a bad as well as a  dirty praciice, .especially for children.  As Dr. Oliver remarks, "Thero is no  reason why tho saliva of .young people should be put to such a use." Indeed there is every reason against it;  for even if there be nothing actively  harmful on the label, constitutional'  derangement is apt to be set. up liyi  so much  licking.  PRIN-,  .AGAINST HIS FATHER'S  C1PLES.  A New South Wales country school  teacher recently gave a boy a quest ion  in compound proportion for home  work, which happened to include fhe  circumstance of men working ten hours  a day in order, to complete a certain  work.  Next morning the unsuspecting  teacher, in looking over the little pack  of exercises, found Jim's sum unat-  temptod, and the following.letter inclosed in the page: '  \ Sur: r refuse;to let Jim do this sum  you give him last nito has it looks to  mc to be a slur at 8-hur sistumenny  sum not more than 8 hurs ho.is'wel-  cum to do but not.more. Yours truely,  Abram Blank, Senr.  UNAVOIDABLE EGOTISM.  A person can't Jielp being a little  bit  proud of his ancestors.    .  .."���������  That's'true, replied the candid young  man. Ono can't help a certain feeling that if they had done no.-more than  give him a place in the present generation they would still have something to brag about.  GETTING������������������EvTsnAVITH HER.  She wished to break it to him gently.        ;   --i,"  I have decided,'sho said, to return  your   ring.  Ho, however, was a resourceful man,  who did not believe' in letting a woman get the better of him.  You needn't bother, he replied. I  buy  them1 by tho' dozen.  '   ; SO IT SEEMS,.  Citizen Greeno. So you are one of  the city .fathers. , Tell me, what are  some of the duties; of the situation?   ,  Alderman Keene. The principal  duty is to keep track of the street  pavements. When a pavement is in  first-rate condition, then is the timo  when that pavement is ripe f.or.'digging  up. .���������''.'���������������������������  VOCAL .IMPROVEMENT.  Is'your daughter enjoying her musical studies abroad, Mrs. Flimflammer?  Qh, so much ; she writes that sho  goes to five dances every single week.  AN EXPLANATION.  Dora���������Flo says he loves mie, but I  don't know whether to believe L.m  or not. I  Cora���������Perhaps he is only trying to  flatter you ' I  HINTS FOR  THE FARMER.  , HANDLING MILK. ���������  Most creameries educate the dairyman who supply them up to a certain  standard in handling milk and cream.  A set of rules is applied, which, if repeatedly disobeyed, brings trouble to  the dairymen. Those rules are formulated upon tho bost-lcnown principles,  and thoy should bo' kept und lived up  to by farmers who niiiko thoir own  dairy butter on a. 'small or large scale.  Thoy will, in the end, profit by them;  for they all tend to the making .of  good butter and cheese. It is tho  order of tho day lo improve dairy products, and thooman who can produce  gilt-edged milk, butter or cheese is  sure lo make a   igood p-rofit.  The proper handling of; milk, as demonstrated by practise and experiment all over, is ^to aerate it just as  soon as possible after it is drawn from  tho cow, and then .to cool or chili 'it.  The reasons for those two processes  tiro simple. Thc first removes from  tho milk certain animal odors and gases that taint all fresh milk. The sudden cooling checks the multiplication  of injurious bacteria, which will in a  nhort time increase so that the milk is  in a fair way to sour iu a brief space  of time. The modern aerators and  coolers perform both of these operas  lions at once, but a farmer can imitate  lhe work to a certain extent without  them. Tho aeration simply, means fo  expose the milk to the clear air by  spraying it out in, a thin stream. If  one has a tub,, and pours tho milk  out slowly from a heighti of several  feet, ho will accomplish what tho  aerators do. . Tho chilling of the milk  should follow immediately. Clean cans  that have been scalded out with boiling hot water can bo sunk into a tub  of ice, and thon by pouring tho milk  info them and closing! the top tight  with tin and flannel, tho necessary  low temperature will be obtained in a  short timo. Somo farmers' have simply sunk thoir cans in a brook or  spring of cold wafer, burying the bottoms in a foot or, two of cold gravel.  Whore one has no ico handy, this  method is a good substitute. By treating the milk in this way it will be  sweeter, cleaner and purer, and at  tho same Lime it will bo so freed from  bacterial germs that it can be kept a  day or two longer than milk treatod  in the ordinary way. ��������� If possible tho  milk should bo cooled to a temperature of 58 degrees and kept so. It goes  without saying that tho utmost care is  necessary to keep the cans and utensils  perfectly clean, aud that they must be  scalded out -without boiling water  every time lhey are emptied and before now milk is put in them.   :  SMOOTH WIRE FENCES DESIRABLE:  Tho smooth wire fenco 'is the only  one which exactly moetfi fhe demands  for a first class fence. In the orchard  the trees can bo protected against rabbits, sheep, hogs on mice, by being  sheathed with close woven wire fenc-*  ing. , The chicken yard when surrounded with a woven wire; fence is  the best kind of enclosure yet devised.  Wire fences have found their way into  the cities, where town residents have  been quick to appreciate their usefulness and ornamental feuturos as lawn  fences. '.'���������-.��������� . "���������'������������������  |A fence has to' be taken care of. If  it becomes loose, tighten it up; at once  before it gets beyond���������' 'repair. Tho  winds,, the rains/ snows, sleets, and hot  sun are all wearing upon it, and naturally tho fence will bocome .worn. Always keep the rank grasses and weeds  cut away from the fence, as these help  to injure the posts by holding moisture  about them. The weeds also harbor  chinch bugs and other insects destructive  to field crops.   .      '     -  ,Tho secret of building'a good fence  is^ to get the corner and brace posts  firmly -set.   . ; ' ,.' ...'���������',.'  HANDLING CORN FODDER.  Owing to-tho coarse nature of this  cereal it is niorei difficult to handle  than any other farm crop-. There aro  a groat many devices of low racks so  that the stalks inay be carried in nr'm-  fuls onto thein, but undoubtedly .tho  quickest way is to tie the stalks into  good bundles and havo; ono man pitch  and tho other on the wagon. Then  in unloading, thero is. not that loss  which occurs in a load of loose stalks  writes H. Peaender. 1 cut my corn  with a-���������binder, do not unite the bitn-i  dies at husking, hut simply turn them'  around a few times. A table is used to  lay the bundles on while husking, thus  saving a good deal of back-bending to  the busker, and more palatable'leaved  ������or the. stock than with the.old vviiy of  kneeling on the corn. I stack tho  stalks near the door ot the hay loffc  driveway, and in winter cut tho stalks  with, a fodder cutter and feed in tho  barnl Pound for pound, the cut corn  fodder gives us, better returns in the  milk pa.il than the best hay.  In many instances corn is hauled  from the field unhusked, stacked in a  sheltered place and husked after the.  rush of fall work is over. In this way  the field is cleared before frost, ullow-  ing it to be. run through1 with the sod  cutter or plowed. ��������� When corn has  been shocked without tying into bundles, a good way to; lead is to lean a  wide board against the rack- and ono  end at the butts 'of tlie shock to bo  loaded.' Have a strong rope with a  sling  at one end  to  draw around tho  head of the shock, | The man on tho  load, aided by the1 one on the ground  at the start, oan easily slide up a large  shook. A smooth.', wide hardwood  board is the. best. Those who have  not tried this will be surprised whatf  an amount oan be handled in this way.,  1  ii .pi  i i  I  TROOPS' FOR SOUTH AFRICA.  ���������Sorenly  TJionsantl Men' Mill Soon foe   o>-  the (<i-o������ml���������Corps Selected.  It is stated Uiat 70,000 British soldiers will be employed in the 'J rans-  vaal, whilst the estimated expenditure  is put at from seven to ten million  pounds sterling. The following battalions aro either there or under orders for South Africa:���������  2nd Battalion Queen's-Royal West'  Surry Regiment���������LLout.-Gol. li. O. F-  Hamilton.      From  Portsmouth.  ���������  '2nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers, 7th���������  Lieut.-Col. G. C. Donald. From Alder-  shot.  and Battalion Devonshire Regiment,  11th,���������Lieut.-Col. G. M. Bullock. From  Aldcrshot.  2nd Balalliou West Yorkshiro Regiment, 14th���������Col. ,,F. W. Kitchener.  Fa-om Aldershot. '  1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment  ���������Lieut.-Col. H. W. N. Guinness. From  Buttovant.  tind Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers'  21st���������liiout.-Col. E. E. Carr. From  Aldershot.  1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers,  23rd���������Lieut.-Col. C. C. H. Thorold,  From Pembroke Dock.  2nd Battalion Cameronians, Scottisl  Rifles, 00th���������Lieut.-Col. E. Cook. From  Glasgow.  1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling  uFsiliers, 27th���������Lieut.-Col. T. M. G.  Thackeray.     From MullLngar.  2nd Battalion the Black Watch,  Royal Highlanders, 73rd���������Liieut.-Col.  J. II. C. Coode.     From Aldershot.  3rd Battalion King's Royal Rifla  Corps, fiOLh���������Lieut.-Col. R. G. Buchan-  an-Biddell.   From Kilkenny.  1st  Battalion  Dunham Light Infar,.  try,  C8t"i���������Lieut.-Col. A. L. Woodland.  From Aldershot.  1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry, 71st���������Col. M. h'. Reid. From Dev-  anport.  2nd Battalion Scaforth Highlanders,  78th���������Lieut.-Col. 3. W. Ilughes-IIallett,  D. S. O.     From Fort George.  2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers,  89th���������Lieut.-Col. J. Reeves. From  Colchester.  1st Battalion Connaught RangeTs,  88th���������Col. L. G. Brooke.- From Ath-  lone.  1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland  Highlanders, 91st���������Lioul.-Col. J. H.  Campbell.      From  Dublin.  1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers,  102nd���������Lieut.-Col. G. A. Mills. From  Dublin.  In addition to the above tho South  African force under Sir Redvers Bul-  ler would include four of, the Guards'  llattalions and ono of the Rifle Brigade. '  lhe following battalions are either  in South  Africa or  en  routo there:���������  1st Battalion Norlliumborland Fusiliers, 5lh���������L,ieut.-Col. C. G. C. Money,  C. B.  1st Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment, 8th���������Lieut.-Col. S. L. Millar.  1st Battalion Devonshire, Regiment,  11th���������Col. J. H. Yule.  1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, 17th���������Lieut.-Col. G. D. Carlolou.  1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, 28th���������Liout.-Colg. E. P. Willord.  1st    Batallion      Border     Regiment. :  31th���������Col. T.H.E.H'hde.'  1st Batallion Loyal North Lancashire  Regiment, 47th���������Lieut .-Col. R. G. ICeko- ".���������'  Regiiment, .   ,47th���������Lieut.-Col.   ~ R.    G,  Kekewich.' .���������������������������' '.-"���������-���������  2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, With���������Lieut.-Col. C. Evans-Gor.  don. .-/. '������������������"  1st    Battalion    King's Royal ; Rifli  Corps,    O0th--Lieut.-Col.    -R..-H.  Gun-,  ning;   ��������� , ��������� ';."'���������  ���������'���������' 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifh  Corps, GOth���������Lieut.-CoL H. Goro.  Browne.   I   ;      ;l ... "���������-��������� -: ., - ; ���������.. .  1st Battalion Manchester Regiment  03rd��������� Lieut.-Col. A". E. R. Curran.  2nd Battalion Gordon .������������������ Highlanders  92ud���������Liout.-Col. W..H. Dick-Cmiyng  ham.'.V. C. '  1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers  87th���������Lieut.-Col.   F.   R.  C.   Carleton..    ���������  -1st 'Battalion Royal Munster Fusill  cfs, 101st���������Lieut.-Col. E. S. Evans.  and Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers  103rd���������Lieut.-Col.  C. D. Cooper.  Snd Battalion Rifle Brigade���������Lieut..  Col. C. J. E. Metcalfe.     '  ;    '     THE VOYAGE OF LIFE.      ' ��������� "  Oh, life is like the ocean wide,  With  constant  ebb  and  flow;  And,we the ships upon its tide,  A-sailing   to  and  fro;  Eachi steering for some lovely islo :  Beyond the setting sun,  Hope1, on our pathway seems to smilo  As on life's course we run.  Some ships sail well from first to last  With' fair winds all  the way,  At last their anchorage is cast  Within  some  tranquil  bay;  While others scarcely leave tho shori  Ere'dark clouds hover  nigh,  And loud  the angry  tempests roar,  Rude lightnings rend tho sky.  But let Us trim our sails aright.  No storms, shall   overwhelm,  If we are brave and do the right,  Lot Faith' direct our helm ;  We'll   ride  the  waves,   though   moun  taiiis high,  And jsing  our  triumph-song,  Until we seo the havon. nigh  ,To  which   cur  ship3   belong I  JOHN IMRIE. Toronto.  ft i  V  J    r  >'        il  I"  %  y/  ���������H  ,-F'-.-.  y  i  w  )   !  V  v  0  '���������- \  u  In  f  ).:>'  '  i       \"  :)   J  i  > ���������;'  V'  V  -- ' i/~ *-.^-#ji */v *   * ^_ ....   . i ���������   ji     ���������    ��������� i������     i   ""'r T^Afcv.ay.'S " M<  "������������������ All antiquity acknowledges the rose  fs queen of tho floral world. It is tho  , imblem of love, joy and prosperity.  Fith the Greeks and Romans it was  ' Mso symbolic of silence. ,By. them it  fas prized above all other flowers. Tho  iharm of other  bloom might  be cx-  Iressed  in words.     That of tho rose  Juld only bo expressed in silence���������bo-  (auso its beauty was beyond all speech.  A pet theme with tho ancients  was  ihe representation of Cupid offering a  )ose to Harpocrates, the god of silence.  It   was  customary   lo  suspend, a rose  |bove the fostive board.    Mute intimation  that all  conversation  was  to  be  \, feld scored, never to be divulged. This  B the correct derivation of "sub rosa,"  literally, "under the rose." A    pretty  bought and  a beautiful  phrase.  - Because  signifying    "joy,"   the  Romans also "pictured Comus, the god of  lleasuro,'' as    a    magnificent    youth  prownud 'with roses.  First of all, the rose means "love."  Love is like a rose,  And a month it may" not see  Ere it withers where it grows.  Sir Walter Scott paints this    dainty  -It:  (he rose is fairest when 'tis budding  new,  And hope is brightest when it dawns  from fear;   a  the rose   is   sweetest   washed    with  morning dew,  And love is lovliest when embalmed  i      with tears.  However,    tearful    lovo is    loveliest  inly  in  rhyme.      Tears ore becoming  mly  in fiction. "  The brief, sweet life of the rose has  Bade  a   favorite    subject    for  poetic  v moralizing, particularly  with  Sponcer  'ad    Byron.     Happily,    its fragrance  has.   proved a more- pleasing  inspiration.   Its beauty may perish, its petals  wither, but its undying perfume wafts  ���������lhe thought  First of all the rose, tiocauso its breath  Is rich beyond the rest; and   when it  dies,  It   doth   bequeath   a charm fo sweeten deo.th.  iWallor sent his Sacharissa a "lovely rose" as ambassador of his admiration. To these celebrated stanzas,  this verse has been.supplemented by a  laodern writer; (  Yet, though thou fade,  "from  thy  dead  loaves  let  fragrance  rise,  And teach the maid,  That  goodness  Time's  rude handde-  *      fies,  And virtue lives when beauty dies.  In love-lore the rose has ever' been  Cupid's messenger. A pretty ��������� story  relates that tho Duko of Clarencb,    a  The   moss   rose   has a charming legend, which is best told in the words  of Krummacher:  Tbe Angel of th; eflowor one day,  Beneath a roso tree sleeping lay;  That spirit to whose charge 'tis given  To    bathe    young    buds  in    dews  of  i .heaven;  Awakening from his light repose,  Tho Angel  of the flower one day,   ���������  "O fondest object of my care,  Still  fairest    found,     where-  all    are  fair;  For the sweet shade thou giv'st mo,  Ask what thou wilt, 'tis granted thee!"  Then    said    tho    Rose, with deepened  Slow,  "On ine another grace bestow !"  The spirit paused in silent thought,  What grace was thero that flower had  not?  'Twas but a moment���������o'er the Rose  A veil of moss tho Angel throws,  And,; robed in nature's simplest weed,  Could   thero   a   flower   that rose ex-  coed ?  ���������In the "Song of Solomon";we read of  tho "Rose of Sharon." Tho Prophet  of Isaiah uses the blooming of the  rose as. a perfect Bmblem of joy and  felicity. He predicts that with tho  coming of the Messiah, the desert shall  rejoice and "bloom as the rose." The  Scriptures allude to the plantation of  roses at: Jericho. "Wisdom" is said  to be exalted as a "rose plant at Jericho."  Rose culture has remained more prominent in the Orient. Tho country  about Kisanlik, .Burgaria, is fhe main  source.for the. oil of rose. This is the  perfume of tho rose in concentrated  and permanent form. This oil, or attar of roses, is obtained by  distilling.  A drachm of | magnify  rose petals with water.  attar    represents over* 3000  times , its  weight of tho delicate rose petals,  Tho old centifolia and ^damascena  roses remain the richest in fragrance.  These, are the most desirable for milady's potpourri; also for the rnanu-  fa*cture of sachet powder, and rose-  water. ���������  Delicious as is the perfume of the  rose, -upon-.some it acts as a poison,  producing headache, fainting and even  hysteria.  The. leaves of the contifolia, or, "cab-  bage rose," as if is commonly called,  are laxative, and are mado info a  syrup. Of tbe common wild rose, the  pulp is mildly astringent. ��������� Red rose  leaves are mild astringents and tonics.  In Arabia, physicians regard a conserve of red roses ' a highly valuable  remedy  in phthisis.  It is a mistake that roses aro difficult of culture. They aro not. Lovo  your roses, bo kind to them, and they  FRETTING, OVER MISHAPS.  When Mamie breaks your-prettiest  glass dish, stop to investigate whether  it was by accident, carelessness or  in wanton mischief; punish if punishment, is deserved, but do not harp upon the gravity of fhe offence day in  and, day, out until the offender grows  callous.  When Johnnie ruins his overcoat  coasting, and Susie tears her school  dress climbing fences, remember that  children have a right lo be cluldton,  and do not mourn' aloud ovor the mishap every time the coat or dress is  worn thereafter. Let the child feel  that tho carelessness is culpable, but  do not act as though tho sin were past  pardon. To wear tho mended garment  if the money be not forthcoming  wherewith to purchase another, or to  give up something to compensate if a  ueiw coat or gown is purchased,, may  be a 'salutary lesson in the dutyaof  carefulness; but' when that is done let  the matter rest as something which no  regret can remedy.  If a child has an unfortunate bodily  defect, not  to.say  deformity,   do not  the    misfortune    until     its  Shadow, clouds all the sunshine of The  young life. "Mamie, poor child, can  never bo pretty with that awful birthmark, but is beauty the one good  thing which a woman can possess in  this life? Besides, will all your worry  ever efface tlie mark if On the contrary,  will it serve any purpose other than  to render her morbidly son3itive on  Lhe- subject, and so cover her, cross  wilh  prickles? ;  If Ned is lame, do not igneve tohirn  over his infirmity; teach him rather  that brain is moro powerful than muscle, nod that no one who has thc use  of his /hands need ever be helpless,  taliow him how much of thet world's  best work has  been done by cripples,  pound of Sugar, for- every pound of  fruit, and- three' cupfulsof. vinegar for  every four pounds of sugar. For every  quart of vinegar, mix' two tablespoonfuls of ground cinnamon, one of allspice; and half a tablespoonful of  cloves ;;tioj in little muslin bags, drop  in the vinegar and slowly bring all  to the! boiling pint and pour it over the  fruit. At. the, end of three days, tako  out, tho fruit, ret-heat the sirup and  pour it over the fruit hot. Glass  fruit jars are bettor t h;ui stone jars.  If there is- too much sirup, keep it at  the scalding point until it is lessened  by evaporation,  but  do  not boil.  Grape Meat Sauce.���������This- delicious  relisli' is' best made ot tho last! picking  of half ripe grapes. Wash, pick from  the steins and weigh; put a few in  the preserving cattle, mash slowly  heat, and when tho juice is extracted  add the remainder of tho fruit, cover  the vessel and cook slowly until soft  enough fo press through a fine colander. For every eight pounds of fruit  allow four pounds of sugar, two cup-  fuls- of vinegar, one tablespoonful of  ground cinnamon, and ono teaspoonful  each of ginger ���������and cloves. Slowly  bring the vinegar, sugar and spices to  the steaming' point, stir in tho fruit,  pulp nnd cook slowly, stirring often,  for one hour. Seal in pint-size fruit  jars   or   bottles.  Tomato Sauce.���������Skin, halve crosswise  and remove the seeds from' four quarts  of ripe, firm tomatoes, saving thc  skins. Put the fruit in a preserving  kettle with one handful of greon  spearmint, two tablespoonfuls each of  sliced horseradish and whito mustard  seed; one tablespoonful each of sliced ginger-root and, salt; one small  sliced'onion and one small ripe pepper  with' the^seeds taken out.   Let stand on  back  of  the  range,  until  well  heated j lum, New York.  SOME FBEAK JOURIALS.  NEWSPAPERS   EDITED AND   WRITTEN BY. LUNATICS.  The Asjlnin Magazine Ik in Intfresting  Work���������First Journal SlnHert In Scotland In 1814.  Dotted Jhero and thero over the  earth are little colonies whose inhabitants are cut off from all intercourse  with the every-day world by their own  idiosyncrasies. Each individual lives in  a world of his or her own creation,,  which in the majority of cases only  two; outside interests ever succeeded  in reaching���������namely, the asylum doo-  tor and (the asylum magazine.  In some cases thc proof-sheets are  just glanced at by the head doctor  before the magazine goes to press;  but theyi are written, printed and published  by tho  inmates themselves.'  Although America produced the  first two lunatic journals, to Scotland  belongs the credit of having started  the first .paper of this kind which has ,  survived its infancy. In fact, the birth  of lunatic journalism took place whon  the first number of the "Now Moon"  was issued from tho Crichton Royal  Asylum, Dumfries, on December 3rd,  1844. Since that date the following  have been successfully launched: "Tho  "Moringside Mirror," from the Royal  Edinburgh Asylum; tho "Excelsior,"  from James Murray's Royal Asylum;  Perth ; the " Fort England Mirrof,"  Grahamstown, South Africa; the  " Murthly Magazine," from the Perth  County Asylum ; " Under the Dome,'"  the organ of Bethlem Royal Hospital,  London; and the " Conglomerate,"  which belongs to the Middletown Asy-  through, then cool slowly, stirring often, for two hours; remove from the  fire and set in a cold, placo for 42  hours. Dr.y the tomato skins and rub  to a fine powder. Press the prepared  fruit through a colander ; return to the  fire with two cupfuls of strong vinegar,  one cupful of sugar,   and   the tomato j  skins, and cook slowly  until as thick  as desired.   Seal in jars or bottles.  Green Tomato  Pickles.���������No.  1���������Chop  fine half bush; green tomatoes, rnixin  These magu^inos, touch the journalistic ideal, as being written by the  readers for their own amusement, they,  cannot fail to hit  THE POPULAR TASTE.  We find that those mentally deranged like about four-ninths of their.read-  ing  to   take   tlie  form  of   travel  and  can triumph over matter. When your  hiusband has made a mistake in business and times are 'hard do not wail  over    the   mistake.     Gather   up    the  will    reward you    with  a wealth ' of   J���������BnWHits  and  stand by   to help lum  bloom and fragrance.     He who would! }L 'V��������� ca,u cl? ?������t'hing *la* you loan  at  have    beautiful    roses   in  his  garden | ^sL.,".^ni Hi*1* ??? ,d<?. uoL,?11,n.d.:  must have beautiful roses in his heart.  He inttst love them well and be faith  ful. To win, ho must woo���������through  heat and cold. Ho must have tho  glowing admiration, the enthusiasm,  tho passion, but he must also have the  tenderness, tho ;thoughtfulness, the  reverence-, the kindness of love. The  crest of tho rose cavalier bears the insignia "senvper fidelis." Through  storm and cairn he is loyal. He pays  homage on bright summer morns,  when all earth is a glorious dream.  But his ardor' does not wane when  bloom is ' gone,. ;��������� leaves are sere and  winds aro chill. Our heart's love is  lovely ever���������in any grab, in every  phase. Likewise, to tho successful  rose-grower, ho who has roses in   his  can show him1 that you believe i"n him  still, and prophesy thai better times  are coming. Nothing so chills a man's  courage as the daanp spray of a twite's  tears.  Worrying is an essentially femmino  fulling, and chore aro women who do  it in'spito of themselves. If you chance  to bo such1 a one, fret all to "yourself  in tho piivaey of your chamber, provided you have auy privacy. But under  any circumstance do not empty your  basin ; of cold water���������or worse, your  bottle of tears���������ovor tho sitting-  room; fire.  ���������",", """ T" ���������"������������������"���������" "��������� ~-"-"~">    "I ]j6arl���������tijp rose-bush is ever a thing of  I������^1S^^a.l���������df:eP^ &??���������?r.?L������S La^! boauly.     The artist's secret of success  Eliza Beauchamp, a .Lancastrian.     Ho  sent  her a    white    rose    with    those  .words:  If  this pale rose offend your sight,  It in your bosom woar;  'Twill blush; to find itself less whito,  And turn Lancastrian there.  But if thy ruby, lips it spry���������  To kiss it,' shouldst  thou  deign���������  With envy pale,-'twill lose its dye,  And  Yorkist  turn   again.  In madiaeval Franco the "Bailie aux  Roses," Tribute of Roses, was observed.   It  was  a romantic  custom  instituted by Blanche of Castille, widow of  Louis VIII.     In 1827 she^was Regent  for Mario Dabuisson, daughter of .the  first President, of the Parliament. The  Regent and her court,  together  with  the peers of Parliament, assembled at  Poitiers in May, for legal conference.  Many, causes    awaited  their  decision.  One of the most important had  been  instrusted  to  the  advocacy  of- a gallant but pleasure-loving young noble,  Compte  do    la  Marche.      He   was   so  madly in lovo with Marie that-,he had  but littlo thought and less inclination  for  things storn and legal.      He had  alroady. pressed his suit and been  rejected.     This but made his love burn  the" fiercer.     The  evening  of  his  ar-  ., rival    at    Poitiers,  ho ventured   into  Marie's" rose-garden, tondoring her an  ardent serenade.     Mario appeared at  her window.    She eluded him for "employing    tho hours    of  thought    and  study    in idle   gallantry,"      "On   tho  morrow,"    she  continued,   "'twill    bo  your task to defend before Parliament'  ��������� the honor und fortune of tho orphans  ���������and  you  are   wasting  your  time   in  Idle  pleasure.   If you   would  win  my  favor,  go I   Prepare to  do  your  task  Worthily."  Tho Count took her reproach to  heart. Ho passed tho night in study;  He mastered the details of the, case.  The next day he made his plea with  brilliant success. So eloquent was  he, that the Queen Regent smilingly  asked the source of his inspiration.  "The voice of an angel," was the fcr-  . y*nt reply. .  The sequel is obvious." They married "and lived happily ever after." To  commemorate the pretty incident, the  Queen ordered that every year, on the  1st of May, the youngest noble should  pay to Parliament a "Bailie aux  Roses." The custom -was long observed, until 1589.  The white rosebud signifies "Girlhood."  Nerved by a hope, rich, warm, intense,  Already I have risen,  'Above my cage's carving fence,  My, green and graceful prison.  In new-born fancies reveling,  My mossy cell half riven,  Eacb.  thrilling leaflet  seems a wing  To boar mo into heaven.  y  is tliis. He loves his art. "Semper  fidelis" again. The successful rose-  grower loves his roses. He cultivates  them ns fondly as does the aritst his  art. , "Semper fidelis" and the roses of  the earth are iyours I  /To-day wo have about 4000 different  varieties of tho rose, a result of scientific study and culture. Man has  greatly aided" nature. It took years  to produce tho perfect rose.     Consider  andheach him lo understand how mind ] one tcacupl salt,   let stand over night,  in the morning drain and press a# dry  as possible, Add one teacup grated  horseradish, four to six chopped onions,  two tablespoons each of allspice . and  cloves'. Mix well and pack in a jar, cover with cold vinegar.  No. 2���������Slice green' tomatoes 'and boil  rn weak brine until tender., Dissolve  one lb brown sugar 'in a quart of vinegar, scald .and pour over tomatoes.  Use one teaspoon each of cloves and  cinnamon.  No. 3���������Slice green tomatoes'.,in a  crock or jar. sprinkling eachl. layer  plentifully with' salt and let stand  over night. In 'the morning : places .tomatoes in a colander and pour water  over them until well rinsed. Place in  a steamer and steam until tender.  When tender, place in a crock or jar  and pour over them enough hot spiced and sweetened vinegar to cover  them. Weight all pickles with a  clean board or pla^e on iwhich is a  smooth' rock. Whole spices are best to  use, tvhd should be tied; in little cloth  bags and boiled iii the.vinegar.  HOUSEHOLD MACHINES.  Wom'eoi whoso lives run in such deep  grooves and continuous lines that  any effort to get thorn out threatens  destruction to everything concerned.  Women whose washing must be done  on Monday ; ironing, Tuesday ; baking,  Wednesday, if the skies fall; whoso  floors are spotless and whose tinware  is a marvel; whose weekly mending is  never a. day behind; who would not let  one of her children go with u button  ^ !"������"������������������ i-iiu pexteui luie.     ^uubuiei | ofj= his) shoo. ������or a thousand dollars, nor  the simple wild-rose of the fields, with, uko limo, t0 U1J Uem a aro     i01. Lwo  its five  petals.      Look at  tho  Amen-| n,m���������,j ��������� ...i..-. r������n~���������r   u.    i ,, 1..  beauty   rose I  mer  can beauty rose I What wealth of  petals, fold upon fold, each sprinkled  with rarest perfume,: note its luxuri-r  ant foliage, its long, graceful stem.  What a stride from the field rose to  this rose of civilization 1  (     -  ,'.'"'���������;'���������'  And yet the field rose has its peculiar charm. There are moments  when the, heart yearns for the simpler  type of rose. , That dainty pink rose  of the fields, with/ just five petals and  no more.. Dripping with dew, it sways  in the breeze. < How it . appeals to  heart's hidden emotions! The dainty  wildling of nature smiles and - nods  and .beckons. "Come, , pluck me. I  bring love and joy, and peace and  rest." ..'.-.'., ,.:f  What  a sermon  in   the  rose.  Every  petal is a tongue to proclaim tho pro-!  gross ot science and civilization���������or to I  thousand; who follow, their husbands  about with a mop lest they leave a  track on the entry floor; whose home  their children's playmates shun, and  whose own children find the burn far  pleasant'er than the house, yet who  would .be; greatly aggrieved if they  were hot called  model mothers.  ������������������"������������������; WHOLESOME PICKLES.'���������'..'='  Pickles made of sound tfruib'or vegetables, pure cider vinegar and spices,  and in 'porcelain-lined agate, or earthenware vessels, are not more injurious  than sweets.' Taboo brass kettles,  alum and turmeric, and use only a  moderate allowance of harmless spices.  Properly-made1 cucumber  pickles   will  feed the   heart-on    tender sentiment  i be tender and crisp without the dele-  and sweet memories-  SPIDERS.SET TO WORK.  They Arc .Hade l������ vt'cnvc Jtones for I'renrli  .li-iiiy Sl.illooiis, '   . ".  French ingenuity, active enough-  where war is concerned, has solved the  problem of making spiders weavo'  ropes for military balloons. These  ropes are said to be lighter in proportion to their strength than any others  whioh have been tested. The best balloon cords have previously been made  of silk. ��������� . ' '  The peculiar industry is carried on  at Chalais-Meudon, near Paris.  Twelve spiders are placed above a  reel to which their threads are attached amd the reel's gently revolved while  they sipin the thread. They are allowed to spin some, forty or fifty yards  before stopping to rest. The united  strand is washed to relieve it of its  sticky envelope and then united with  others, until a tiny cord, light but  very strong, is the result.  Sa.tire'is a sort of glass wherein be-  Jllolders do generally discover everybody's faco but their own, which is the  chief reason for'that kind reception it  meets with in the world.���������Swift.  terious action of alum, and a bed and  topi-coveriug of horseradish, cabbage or  grape leaves-will impart a fresh green  color.  Nasturtium or horseradish leaves  will also prevent mould. Pickles of all  kinds should be kept in a cold, dry  place, and sour ones inspected often  lest a white scum form on the top.  Green Cucumber pickles.���������Wash and  wipo 50| freshly picked tiny cucumbers,  and lay in a jar. Blake a cold brine  strong enough to bear an egg; pour .it  over them; and stand aside for 24 hours.  Wipe each pickle as taken from the  brine and pack in a clean jar. Measure  enough strong vingar to cover, them,  and put it in the preserving kettle  with half a cupful of sliced horseradish root, ono tablespoonful sliced ginger root, one small slice of onion, one  heaping tablespoonful of broken cinnamon, and half a dozen each of whole  cloves and peppercorns. Set over tho  fire and very slowly bring to the  scalding point; pour over the pickles,  invert a plate over the top, andweight  j if necessary.  Sliced Plums.���������Select red or blue  plums that are a little under-ripe;'  wipe, weigh.',, prick each twice with a  silver fork, and lay in a jar, shaking  often to fill the interstice^. Make a  sirup,  allowing ' three-fourths    of    a  THE BABY'S WINTER.  The littlo thin   whito  dresses  wheih  the .baby has worn through the summer are not warm enough for winter  wear unless his underclothing is heavier, but he ought to be dressed in flannel  throughout and  subjected' to    ho  sudden  changes.   His hands and  feet  should be especially well taken care of.  How very often do we find on taking  the little one  up  that  his hands and  feet are almost numb.   . That may often result in serious colds.     The floor  may be the most convenient place for  the baby's playground, but there is always    a strong    draught there'which  any one may feel by only placing the  band   there, for  an   instaut.   And   besides, the atmosphere near the floor is  that  higher up,  so the   baby,   if    allowed to roll on the floor, is constantly  always  several   degrees    colder    than  in a cooler atmosphere tnan the grown  people.      The proper    temperature  is  about seventy degrees.   It is not well  to havo it so cold that one shivers or  so   hot    that   a puff  of  cold   air will  make one sick.  The air which thu baby breathes  should bo-pure, and. good ventilation  is ahsolutely,necessary. ; If no better  way is provided he should bo carried  into another room occasionally, and  tho windows opened until the air is  purified. AVhon tho room is then  sufficiently worm ho may roturn. A  little child should not be taken  through draughty passageways or  kept in open doorways without having  a woolen shawl thrown ovor him. Proper precautions should always be observed in passing from warm to cold  atmospheres. Tho baby will be ' the  healthier for daily outings, if the  weather is good and ho is well wrapped.up.  TUBERCULOSIS IN CATS. ���������  Cats are known sometimes to have  tuberculosis, and that they have in  many casess been carriers of diph-  tlie>rLa, and other of tho ordinary infections directly and indirectly is more  than  suspected.  SPANISH ARE CHARITABLE.  The Spanish are among the most  charitable iieople on earth. Without  a ,x������oor tax, Spanish communities .of  50,000 self-supporters feed a pauper  population.'of 5,(100   or  mOre.  Childhood may do without a grand  purpose, t)ut manhood cannot.���������Holland.  heavy prose articles of a strictly theoretical nature. The (rest of the contents comes in order' of quantity as  follows:���������Humor, local notes, poetry,  chiefly in u light vein, special articles  on local theatricals and fiction.  The most striking feature about  journals, is the almost total absence  of gloom and melancholia, and we have  it on tlio word of the doctor of one  of the leading asylums, that this is  not owing to such contributions being  tabooed; But now and again one comes  on a poem or tale drenched with melancholia and morbid: insanity. In one  of these journals appeared a' story,  written in the first person, about a  hero���������undoubtedly the writer��������� who  had. his head twisted round the wrong  way. The consequence was he invariably had to walk in the opposite direction to which'ho, wanted to walk.  This terrible fate haunts him' right  through the story, causing him to lose  friends, money and everything else  which man holds dear, and. ends up by  in his own mind murdering the girl  who was to stive him from himself. According to the story, the heroine was  standing on the edge of a great precipice. The hero is standing nraar. Suddenly the heroine becomes giddy and  totters on the ��������� brink. Tho 'hero trios  to dash forward and save her,.but oJ  course runs tlie other way. Here comeC  a break in the narrative which is finished by the following sentence: "And  tho gates of an asylum for- those mentally deranged shut tho writer off  from his friends in the outer world."  Apart from such tragedies; as the  above, the whole of these journals  aro  SATURATED WITH HUMOUR.  In ono  we  find   the following  among  " Questions we want  answered:"  " When does the Queen of Shelba intend to recognize the royal rank of  the 'Prince of Wales V Did ' Marie Co-  relli' really tweak the Doctor's nose ?  Why did ��������� Rnnji" throw the ball at  ' \V. G.'s"'��������� head during practice at the  nets?" Perhups.it should be explained that1 . the celebrities referred to  above are not those known to the public, but other persons who claim their  Y-'irsoruilties and are detained in the  asylums for tlia;t  vory  reason.  A'writetrj'inthe " Fort England Mirror," gives the following' reason for  his detention:���������" I met a young widow  with'-a- grown-uS? step-daughter, and  the widow married me, then my father,  who was a widower, met my stepdaughter and inatried her. That made  my wife tlie mother-iiirlaw of her fa,-  Uior-in-law, and anado my step-daughter my mother and my father my stepson. Then my step-mother, the 'stepdaughter of fiiy wife had a son. That  boy was, of course., my brother, because he was my father's son. He was  also the son of my wife's step-daughter, and therefore-her grandson. That  made mc grandfather of my steip-  brotjhojr., Then Inly wife had n sou.  My' motlier-in-law, tho step-son of my  son, is also his grandmother, because  he isyiier step'-sou's child, because his  step-sister, is my wife. I am tho  brother of my own son, who is also the  child of my step'-grandmother. lam  my mother's brother-in-law, my wife  is her own child's aunt, and my son is  my! father's nephew and I'm my own  grandfather. And, after trying to ox-  plain Lhe relationship in our family  some seven times a day to our calling friends fotf a fortnight, I was  brought here���������no, came of my own  will."   ,  Another declares that he never found  rest from his mother-in-law before,  and he intends to hoodwink the doctors  as long ns possible. And yet another  points o|h't that it has always been  'the fate of really great men to be  ignored or ill-treated by their contemporaries, and that is why he ifr  now detained. "For tho thick skullf.-.  and those of little sense are jealous  of my .being the first to discover1 that  w>; co'ul 1, all live forever if wte could  only walk on our heads. Instead of  our feet."' i yj.yrw.r������..ijiitf3ii'*^^^  :THE; MINING REVIE\V-^SATUE.DAY,i OCTOBER 28, 1899.  myeiMning Review  SA'l'U.RDAY'..,pOTO'BEE'2Si 185)9.,  y .FACTS FOll THE PEOPLE. ;.-' ;'  Ono "of tho chief accusations-made  jigii'i nst "the Turner.government in tho  '.. hist, provincial elections,  arid repeated  on tlio platforms by every, speaker opposed   to. that government,   including'  'Mcsai's'.' Senilin, Cotton, Joseph' Martin,  ..T. F. Hume, etc., etc.,was  its frequent  '. meddling, or as.it,used , to; bo:.: called,  "tinkering." with the mining laws of  , the country.   It'used to be declared by  I every- member of ..the   Semlin party  that/no cliiiiiges should be made until  'they were well considered, by. the peo-.  7 pJei'iliat confusion-might be avoided.  This cannot be denied by anyone conversant with the facts. .' Yet in the face  of this' open declaration to the country,  nt tlie,. last session of the House..arid  '   only  three days before- its' close, ,the;  '   eight-hour clause, the most.important  . "amendment to the mining laws.of, the,  ��������� country, was smuggled into the .metal-  ; liferous Bili'in'h'lhin House, and without giving  the representatives' an..opportunity to consider, its effect, in. the  .country, .and rushed through at/breakneck speed. . We ask tbo electors, one  and al),  as to  their honest opinion- on  this, if they'do not at least consider it  .a violation of .principle, if hot a breach  '.;..;��������� of trust'with the people.; .What,  electors, is your holiest answer?.   It,is always customary in countries with con-'  .... stilutionnl rule, to subniitallproposed  important   reforms,  to the- people, for  consideratioii.beforo elections or. other-!  ' wise, tliat public sanction .may be-se-'  ���������-..cured" before they .nro.cr'ystiilize'cl into  law.   In. British Columbia under Cittern-Martin  rule,   however, -usage,  is  ... trampled, under foot���������the Voice of the  ���������people is utterly' ignored, and public  sentiment is:otilraged wheiFtlvenecessity for votes in  an approaching election  is; before tlie ac'i ministration.   It  may be argued  in some quarters: that  "the matter of;an  eight-hour law has  been before the people one way or an-'  ���������:' otherfor y ears,but that does not in any  : i-esKoet change the circumstances.   In  .-any. suggestion of that character it was  never proposed to limit the law to one  -class of people'and-to .reduce that class  to thc condition of wards of the state,'  by depriving them of the liberty to sell  their labor as they saw fit.   Whatever  may have been in the minds of some  of the candidates secretely, it is patent  that but one candidate, James Martin,  ���������of Rossland, in any way in his address  intimated the introduction of any such  law:    However, the amendment, was  conceived in injustice, cradled in ,selfv  '��������� ishnes's and produced through  the action of political fraud.    Until polling  ., comes   again,   when   the people   will  .have   an   opportunity   of   expressing  their opinions of the act, the country  lias to simply grapple with   the consequences. .','"  . Up to ihe'time of the passage of the  -eight-hour amendment there was the  best of good will every where prevalent  ���������''.between-tlio'owners and the meii. In  the Sloean $3.50 was paid for,an average of nine hours work.., The m.n in-  dividual'}- and collectively - were satisfied-with the wages',' and the owners  were .satisfied -with..their work.   Will  .any, one say that a-������������������statesman would  have interfered? The 'answer is "No."  Tlie fi'tatesman would say that country  was'h--ippy hi whieii capital and labor  Were friendly and at- rest. The, meddling. -I.'iisswood '��������� politician, however,  felt lu'. had  an axe to grind, and grind  V  ���������ZK*  .;;Farniefs*'  Lorig-hoursof hard, never-  ending work makes Kidney  .Trouble- a. common complaint cm- the "farm.'"' Pain-  ful, weak or lame backs  and Urinary Disorders, are  too frequent.  ';', 7  ^oMs^raNEY'flLLS  help a farmer to work and keep his health  ���������take the aclic and pairi out of his back  and give him strength and vigor. / ",  Mr. Isaiah Willmot, a retired farmer  living at 13S Elizabeth St., Barrie, Ont.,  said :.'���������, -.-'������������������ ,;--.;',- '.'���������;,,'. -..',;-  .'���������".I linvb been a sufferer .with kidney troublo  nndriuin in the small of ray backhand in both  Bides.. I'tilsohad a jrreat deal of neuralgia pain  in iny temples, and was subject to dizzy spells.-  '.-   "I felt tired and worn out most of the time.  "Since,taking Doan's Kidney Pills, I.havo  had no pain either in my back or sides. They  have removed the neuralgia pain from my head;  also the tired feeling.    ,'     .   ,.' '-"  "I feel at leust ten ycEirs younger.and can  only say that Doan's Kidney Pills are the most  remarkable kidney cure, and in addition aro.  thc best tonic I ever took."    -:     ������������������������������������-..(-.  TLasa-liiyop Pills euro Constipation.  It  h  ih re.-  would if tliewhole country-was  ���������7! back, a .'j.'ni.i!k (i'-j������rfl in its  progress, even il" thy ni'en lost, a year's  work, the owners a year's  profits,  lhe  ' biif'iriOHs ni en met, with linnncial ruin  and .'he country lost a .couple of years'  'revenue,'.for which-its   necessary im-  . provci-units   have     trying   demands.  1 .These are a.s nothing to J". C. politicians sjo, long as the general disaster  brintrs him .votes'. .Their return to the  House is of moro importance io theiii  selves than the financial progress of  the people and tbe country-.',.  In thCJ Slopari. on properties that-now  would be employing at least 1100 men,  had the old regulations remained in  force, there are perhaps 300 men. at  work, the remainder either being out  of work, out of the couutry or, to a partial extent, scattered throughout the  district., and in many cases, it is feared,,  plotting against the -interest of the  country.' The seeds of discord have  been sown, the evil leven has been  thrown into the liiiiip.nnd whore, when  and   how'quiet may again be restored  jao one can even conjecture.  A demand is nowriiado; for the old  wage for the, eight-hour .shift without  the slighest.-. compensating;-concession  to the owner, and a portion of .the press  is' endorsing it "on: precisely"flieprinciple that.the politicians passed the  law���������to curry favor with the men for  the shekels it may-bring. None.. of  them attempt to, snow the justice of, it,  all, but still in most quarters the demand'is endorsed. .The lucre that may  follow is of Infinitely- more importance  to the advocates than is ^justice'..to the  conh try.' Pat the 1"e'stion to any of  the eight-hour.(as it;stands) advocates  why it is that: if the men were well  paid, and- fully'satisfied- with the payment of S3.50 Tor ten hours worlc nine:  months ago, they' should.now get^the  same money for eight hoiirs, and none  of them1; will attempt a sensible reply!  Some of the men will give.y911 ns ah  answer., whatis a; physical impossibility���������that a man will do in an eight-  hour sliift iis much he could/in. a  ten-hour shift.' No ' one of either  the men, or; the newspapers or po-:  litical apologists will say that the  owner' formerly got too much work  for his '3.50, or that he should now get  less for it. Reasonable questions are  only-met by evasions. The owner on  the other hand says, "Since it is universally conceded, and fully substantiated by the previous contentment of  the men,' that I formerly gave good  pay for the work I got, I am fully willing to settle on any basis ot,equivalent  that the law will allow." It matters  not to him how the settlement is made,  so long as what was formerly conceded  to be ample payment for a day's work  is observed as the principle. The new-  law has in noway advanced the price  of the metals,' improved the quantity  of the metals in the seams, improved  the condition of the men for pro rata  work, so there is nothing in these to  consider���������a just settlement can only be  made bii a proper basis of-concessions.  The miner .'says,- .'T can not live and  make any money on less than S3.50 a  day," That may be true to the letter,  hut it. is only one side of the story���������  the other side is that of the owner���������it  is that the shortened hours will bring  him 20 per cent diminished returns,  which he ought not ad be asked to'accept since former work and payment  were considered honorable and just.'aU'  around. If a change was necessary it  should have had ���������corresponding c-on-  ces.ssions.  You will 'again hear' sonic niinerH  cay that eight hours, is aa long as 111 on  ought to. be. asked, to .work . under-  gruinid.; That all depends' on, conditions.   Theio   h   many  ami many   an,  old,  experienced mi her . who, will iic-  kuowledge.'. tliat'-''when the,'/.tunnel/,is  well-veiltilated, dryand:;;alTotlier',conditions (/favorable   he  \vouId. as soon,  if indeed hot rather, vvorkiii it as on  the-surface.'' 'Then 'why - should .there"  be' legislative' interposition in- tunnel  work when'there is none for  the stir-'  face ?   Of'',course, there are ��������� some; tunnels in wbich'nieh sh',onid,nqt,bj3 hsked  to work   eyeri .eight-hours, .but in' ;-all-  such cases; the men' ought; to be better  judges of .right and wrong.^tb' themselves than, are. the flip Jack representatives, many of whom would hot know,  the difference: between a mining.��������� tunnel and the Giant's Causeway.    Better  pass an eight-hour law applying to fill  classes working ���������-, for wages,  with  the  liberty to vary   the  over-time   themselves''as   conditions,    Surroundings,  wages, .etc; .fully warrant.,,; Iii all such  cases tlie employers would have their  ,ow'nn interests, self-protection   and; all  similar advantages in their own hands,  and they are. tlie only .one's* wile1 can use  them with any degree: of-justice or fair  play.   Tlio -Reyievy. never said, and will  not. now say .that 'any good miner ought  to,; take less  than ������3.50   a day ih the  Sloean.' It Iras never said- and will not.  now say that good men for S3.50.should  work longer  than-:eight hoiirs.'  What  it always-luis said,-and now simply,repeats, is that the /minerought to be allowed, as all other classes of the people  are'allewed���������-he should not  be singled  put.as a scapegoat because of his nnm-  erous  vote���������to sell Tiis. labor   as "he  thinks best.'iu his bivh interest',, in absolute freedom . without compulsion on  either side. ..Muf.ual arrangements���������the  only 'ones'-"that.-are safe or jhst���������should  be made, and the country would tigain  takenp its iisuaTactivity.     '.     '.,-.;  AND OTHER INVEST^ENTSw  Is the baby too thin?  Does he increase too slowly in weight?  Are vou in constant fear  he wilfbeili?  ������������������Then give him more flesh.  Give him more power to  resist disease. He certainly  needs a fat-forming food.  Scott's Emulsion is., just  that food. It will make the  baby plump; increase the  weight; bring color to the  cheeks, and prosperity to the  whole body. Thin children,  take to it as naturally as they  do to their milk.  50:. and ii.oo, all druggists.  SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, Tpront*  THE PLAIN' ENGLISH/';  - The.raystreak :     .7- . :-.'5:'; -, ;7-V/;;'_-;  ';It will be interesting to note tlie  acrobaticperformohces of journals like  the Nelson.Miner, the Nelson 'Ecotio-  'nn'8fc and the Sandon .'..Mining- Tieview  while" they try;,to square', themselves  with tliat plank in the Conservative  platform adopted at New Westminster  which endorses the eight-hour law." ;'  What-surprises .most'people is,that  one IS-ihch; head can contain allthe  wit and inteiligence displayed in the  foregoing. If, however, the intelligent  egotist who penned it .'will only again  refqr to the "plank in the Copservative  platform" named, and can understand  plain English,he will sceitis not "the  eight-hour law" that is endorsed but  "the principle of the eight-hour law,"  which is an entirely different thing.  There are already in Canada, several  laws limiting labor, and hours of service, without, penalties,'and the contention is that the one in question should  be an addition to the list. To meet the  demands ef those who contend that 110  such law can be valid, or workable,  without penalties, we may say it is not  necessary while observing; "the prin-.  ciple" that any special suin should be  named as a penalty. Supposing the  clause ran this way: "No man shall  employ another to work in an linder-  ground tunnel in any metalliferous  mine longer than eight hours in.  any 24, under a penalty of 50 cents for  every hour of over time, the penalty'  in every case to be paid to the employee." ���������'���������;.-  ." Sucli a law would guarantee every  i-nin'er the liberty of British law, to do  as he liked with his own labor, and  fully protect him from' longer-shifts-  than eight houri without full compensation for his. labor. ''It'will, "However,  be very difficult for any one 'overloaded  with spleen and egotism to understand  even this;     .       '   '  >      LAUNCHING THE LIFE-BOAT.  There are greater dangers than those of  the angry, sea.' ���������, That dread disease-^con-  sumptioi),, kills more men and women in a  fr_eii eration"tlitiii the sea has swallowed iip  since the earliest history of navigation.  There is a sure and. safe..life-boat ever  ready to'be -launelied- for liien and women',  who suffer from this;merciless destroyer.  It.isDr: Pierce's Golden Medical��������� Discov-���������  ery. -,;It cures 9S 'per. .c������nt; of,all .'cases'bf  c'oiisumptiotj;   bronchitis,'   asthma,   liiryn-  pritis, weak lungs, spitting- of blood  andn  throat and nasal, troubles.    It acts.directly  011 the lungs, driving out all impurities and  disease-germs. ';; It soothes and lieals the  mucoiis membranes of the lungs, bronchial :  tubes,- throat and nasal cavities.   It restores,,  tlie lost appetite, riiakes digestion-and as-  similatioii   perfect, invigorates   the   liver,  ana' purifies and enriches- the blood..;:It;:  fills the bloocl wilh the life-giving elements  of; the food'that build new and healthy;  tissue's;.;,'���������-��������� It tears down,  carries off and  excretes the diseased and half dead tissues'!  upon which   the   germs; of  consumption  thrive.    It checks the cough and facilitates  expectoration   iuitil' the   lungs   are. thor-  oughly...cleared. ;  It.-, is;, the   great, .blood.;.  maker and flesh-builder'.'::. Unlike cod liver  oil., it does not build flabby flesh, but the  firm, muscular, tissuesof health.     It does,  notmakeeorpulent people more corpulent..  Thousands   have' testified   to  their   cure",  under, this great' medicine after, they, were  glveit tip by:the. doctors, and .rall hope Was ;  gone.     Aii "honest dealer will hot "suggest  some inferior, substitute ..for the sake of' a,;  little extra selfish profit.-  7       -.���������".; -y : ; .77  ���������g& . .^i A man onv-oman who neglects'  ^^S5*- constipation -.-��������� suffers   .from : slow  J'pv-A-''   poisoning."  ���������'Dr.,Pierce's.Heasant  >j%A      Pellets cure':, constipation:' ': One ���������  ^M'      little��������� "Pellet" is a gentle laxa-v  tea. 7   tive, "and ''-two,- a mild   cathartic...  . fin 7;   All ltiediciue  dealers sell  the'm.7  jj (L. ���������.���������,-������������������; No other jiill3 are "justas good."..  Every "Representation Guaranteed..: '  MisiDpNi B.-c. ;'::���������,:.-'..;-:--.7  HE  The: NeUoiV Tribune -points,; with  pride to the large;dividends paid recently; by, the, LeBoi.'-and the:. War  Eagle and ..with;contempt at.-the;silent  Sloean-properties. The explanation is,  as.the,boys say, "as easy "as rolling off  a.log." The LeRoi paith ho: dividend  for a long time .before while the Payne  pays them monthly, sleeping or waking. ;,, Apart Trom this -the,Rossland  mines are worked on the equivalent of  S.3.00,a;da.y for hand drillers while the  the latter whnt 50 cents Wore in the  Skcan. If the LeRoi paid 17 per, cent  more for labor, to meet the demand in  the Sloean, its dividends would neither  be so. large or so frequent. ;'.'.,r v.  nil   t,VXa D1SEASIE8,  HVI'TH'Ijru 01 BIOOD,  COBGSI!. I.OHH  OS1 A5>K������EI'ITJE,  DJSBiLITV, tlio bcnftltB of thin articlo  ������r������ most manircut.   7  By lhe aid of Tho D.".&.' L: Emulsion, I have  gotten n'd of a Iwckinj; cour;h which had troubled  me for over a :ycar,.an,d1 have gained conslder-  ably In weight. .7; ���������-'..'-..,:77 7.7' - " ;'';.;���������',  ' .'.-'��������� T,H; Wj'NGMii, C,E., >tontrcal.:,  , .-:���������';.- ���������;5.0c. 'nK(!--3l'-pir--Bottle '7,..,','.,-:.  -' DAVIS ,&',LAV.:n-lXKB CO.l i-iroited;; ':  ���������K^LSSHIHEfe'DECSK mm  ���������      "Will attend -'..to] orders from town  or, country.     Command, of, th e  '     iargest.'and best n's'sortjeel"stock'   ;  ���������������������������''':,.-,.76f.::^V:A:LL.;PAPE"R-:in;.tiu������Kpblr,.:'. .  ^nayvcountry.7 Orders, may: be-;;  ������������������ ,--7 left  at-'-.Olifl'e's Bookstore'.'���������,;'or at' :  -,". my residence; Sandon; ;:���������:'���������     -.���������' .  f f DlftSiIOND FOR ft OOUii   ;  a:  : Limited-:Special; Offer :VVhich. Will  '���������:���������-��������� J-iast for .Ten Days ��������� O'rilyi';���������-'"  One of.the arguments of miners is  that tiii'v can.do-as much work Itv'eiglifc  hours as they formerly did in ten, or in  other words what thoy are expected to  do in.a shift; but that all-depends, on  circumstances... The experience has  been that 111 certain classes of rock  even good men could not' get dif their  blasts, in.'imicii 'less lhao ten'hours  work. Contrive as he tnay, .the ordinary 'miner of the Sloean could not do  such work in eight hours. .Some men  will say sack such men. The chances  are that another strike' or stoppage  of work would follow. Even if it did  not follow, it .would make sacking so  general that enough men could not be  found to' operate the mines on the  eight-hour principle, while on the ten  the camp could easily be supplied, as  when the blast could not begot off in  eight hours they readily could in ten.  The ten-hour regulation would then  guarantee permanent work to infinitely  more men than can ever bo expected  under the eight-hour regulation, even  if it. works as well as its. ardent admirers say it will.  The Review is'not an advocate of  cheap labor, neither is;it the friend of  injustice: It is not to; the benefit of  the ..Kootenay country that miners'  wage's should be reduced to S3.00, but  it is at least as equally great injustice  to expect the'owners to pay' ten-hour  wages for eight-:'hours work. The  point is, therefore, to equalize the  matter in some amicable way that the  burden will bear noliarder on one side  thati it does on the other. This is all  that,The Review desires.  GENUINE7POMONA< DIAMONDS  have a world-wide reputation. It, is al-.  most,; impossible to distinguish' them  from, genuine diamonds costing hundreds of ,dollars each.-;��������� Thcy .are. worn  by the best people. We will forward a:  Grnuistd Pomona Diamond; mounted in  a heavy ring, pin, or stud to any address upon receipt of jirice, S1.00 each.  Earrings, ,screws or drops, ������2 per pair..  Ring settings are made of ohecontin-;.  u'ous piece of thick, shelled gold; and  are; warranted not to tarnish. Special  combination offer for ten days only 1  Ring and stud sent to any address upon  receipt of $1^50. : Send for catalogue.  In ordering ring give finger.measure^  merit'by using a piece of a string���������also  lull particulars.   Address plainly,  .-.. The POMONA CO.,      ,7  ��������� ��������� 11S1-1183 Broadway., New York.  For, the im formation of the Silver-  tonian we may say our reference, in a  oaragraph of the 14th, re opposition to  the sitting nienibcr by the Conservative party, related tp Mr.Bostock.as the  context clearly; enough indicated.  . It is not ,the tluty of any journal to  say what the miners'.-'.should'-, take; as  wages or whatthev should not. -.  I. 0. O. F:  Silver City Lodge, No; 39, meets every Friday evenlng.at 7.30 o'cloek.ln Crawford's hall.  .'; GKO. WAITE,1^. G. ' ; ��������� '".';  ' AliBKRT DAVID,;y.'G.  " ���������������������������'��������� ���������:       ... A. C. JIcAHXHUlli Sec.    All sojaurnlng brothers cordially Invited  to attend..  M.:Xj. Grimmett, ll. b.  Babristeb,    Solicitor,    Notary '  Poplic; Etc. .7 . .'"-.  ���������' .Sandom:   B;'C.    .  '^##^^1? ^ %������ ^^ # # ^^^^^^  ' X  ; Hew N-QVe.ls M GlUfe's Bookstore  Paris, by Emile Zola.    .' , ,  .-"Quo'Vadis," by Hendryk Sienkiewicz. ;  Theima, by Marie Corelli.  Pan Isiichael, by Hendryk Sienkiewicz. ' ','���������..'.,.  A Romance of Two. Worlds, by Marie Corelli.  Roughing. It> by Mark Twain..  When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Edwin Caskoden..  Mr. Dooley In Peace and War. '' :  The Romance of a Midshipman, by W. Clarke Russell.  The Deemster, by Hall Caine.  The Phan.lon'Rickshaw, by Rudyard Kipling.  Queccliy, by Elizabeth Wclhercll.  When the World Was Younger; by Miss M. ,'E. Braddon.  The Scourge of God, by. John Bloundelle-Burton.  The Celebrity, by Winston Churchill.  A Son of Hagar, by I-Iall Caine. :',���������������������������',      7,  David Hanim, by Edward Noyes Westcott. -  Equality, by Edward Bellamy.  Micah Clarke, by A. Conan Doyle.  Bob, Son of Battle, Alfred Ollivant.  The Measure of a Man, by E. Livingston Prescott., ,  A Tramp Abroad, by Mark Twain.  Short Line -War, by. Merwin-Webster.  With Nansen in the North, by Lieut. Hjalmar Johansen.  The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine.  If Tam.O'Shanter'd Had a Wheel, by Grace Duftic Boylan.  Joan;,' The Curate, by Florence Warden.   ,  The Bondman, by Hall Caine.  ' t'9'  't ���������*  ���������*Sr:  t^>  #  .-���������������������������*..  ������������������������������������f-l  :(������������������ f  ��������� 5,'i  ' !  ������������������'���������%  - ���������I1  ti  ;|-L  ���������\.i  ��������� %:  t -'  ���������I*  ���������I  i"  *���������  !i  i  I  r  '���������I THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1899.  K:  MINING RECORDS.  If  1  ' Recorded  at  New Denver.  LOCATIONS.  Oct 10���������Lipton, Washing ton basin, IT  T Twigg.  11���������Old Man, Four Mile cr, W S  Cbvk. Showshoe, divide Granite anil  Brindle era, W A Keith.  13���������After Math, Vancouver cr, J Fin-  lay sr, J. Finlay jr.  Tl���������Iselin, Payne mt, EM .Sandilands.  1G���������V Fraction "So 2, Howson cr, D  Cameron. Halifax Fraction, nr Sandon, L Craig.  17���������Surprise Fraction 11 fk Carpenter  cr, 1) Peterson.  18���������Iloben Rnff.Best basin, JO Ryan.  20���������Munroe, Garnenter cr.'Dim 61c-  Lcod.   Snow Bird, Red mt, II Hyland.  ASSKSS1IKNTS.  (By payment, of $100 in lieu of work).(  Oct 10���������Heber  Fraction.     1-1���������Best  '   Fraction.   17���������J C, Charlotte,'Herbert,  Carbonate King.   21���������Winnipeg.   22���������  Eastern.  m P]3J"s\! ��������� i ��������� 1 n Lx ���������Mat   m  ���������iaii;iiii;i;inniMMaii;iiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiMiiiiiniinii:;iiiiiiiiiniiiniii;i:i;iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiu:iiin>iiiii;M;iiiiiii;i;ii)i!Miiiiii!i::iiia������iiiiiiii  (Certificates of Work.)  Oct 10���������Denmoro, Formosa; 11���������  Ram, Polo. 12-Alma Pleasant View.  13-Jessie, Chicago, Madison Extension, Littlo Giant. 14���������Biack Colt,  Waterloo. 10 - StormonU Illinois  Edith, Perseverance. 1/���������Js-imic. 10  O-Junibo, Rattler. 20-Kaslo ]��������� raction,  Tom Cowling. Yukon. al-*������������������-*  Profeshnil, Pinaclo, Emblem, Lake  Shore, Cross Roads.  TRAXSi~KItS.  Oot y���������Standard and Moncton, John  Docksteader to Geo B Deen, agreement  1 D sell for $12,000, Oct 7.  ���������  '   11���������Standard and Moncton, ���������' interest  inboi.cl.GeoB Dean  to LB Keyser,  Oct 9  0al 12���������Thcreso, C W Uarrington to  WEGomm, July 17.  Archie Fraction i, J Potter   to W J  McMillan, Sept 28.  Iron Clad, E'lgle, Emily Edith l'rao-  " tion, Eagle   Fraction,  all interest,   A  Wild to M E Ranimclmeyer, h eb  11,  Same claims 1-5, P Alia (fer to M E  Rammelmeyer, Feb 12, 1S9S.  Centaur, all interest, ME Rammelmeyer to C E Hope, June lo. '  Iron Clad,Eagle, Emily Edith 1-rac;  tion, all interest, 0 McNtcholl to M E  Rtimmelmeyer, Feb T2 18'JS.     '  Hastings \, H S Nelson to C E  Smitheringale, Sept 25. .  Oct 13-Little Giant i, G Fairbairn  to D Salk, Oct 11. _  A ,.  Shoshone J, C McNicholl to D A Van  Dorn, Sept IS. Shoshone I, D A Van  Dorn to E Pitt, Oct 12.  Oct 14���������V Fraction il, A J Becker to  Scottish Colonial Co", Oct 11.  Morn Fraction 2, same to same, Uct  High Ore Fraction ii, J Batt to  Scottish Colonial Co, Oct 10.  Cape Fraction ii,  same to same, Uct  Morn Fraction J���������AJ Becker to G W  Hughes, Oct 11.  V Fraction i, same to same, Oct 11.  Cape Fraction .1, J Batt to Geo \Y  Hughes, Oct 10.  High Ore Fraction,  same to   same,  Oct 10. .       ,, .  t       ,    T    .  Oct 17���������St Chur, all interest J A  Ginty to J IT Moran, Aug 14. Home  Run, all interest, same to same, Oct i+.  Deception, Lone Sta r, Colonel Sellers,  Jt each, L H 603-100, J Tinlmg lo Wm  Hunetr, Aug 4. ,r .r...     .��������� T.  Jchova Fraction A, A McMillan to D  Peterson, ������400, Sept 38.  Oot IS���������Snowdon V, & McDonald to  C French, Aug 31.  Oct 20���������No 3 Fraction, all, Jil Mai-  tin to Geo W Hughes, ?G,000, June 29,  Portland, all claims relenscd by Ctco  Dean, Aug 10.  Ml'S. James Constable, Seaf Orth, Ont., Writes:���������" Ever since I can remember  I have suffered from weak action of the heart. For some time past it grew constantly  Worse. 1 frequently had sharp pains under my heart that I was fearful if I drew a  long breath it would cause death. In goinjr up-stairs I had to stop to rest and regain  breath. When my children made a noise while playing I would be so overcome with  nervousness and weakness that I could not do anything and had to sit down to regain  composure. My limbs were unnaturally cold and I was subject to nervous headaches  and dizziness.    My memory became uncertain and sleep deserted me.   -     1  "I have been taking Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills, and as a result am very  much better. I have improved in health and strength rapidly. iThe blessing of sleep  is restored to ma My heart is much stronger, and the oppressive sensation has  vanished. _j I can now go up-stairs without stopping and with the greatest of ease,  and I no longer suffer from dizziness or headache. It seems to me the circulation of  my blood has become normal, thereby removing the coldness from my limbs. I can  truly say that Milburn's Heart and Nerve.Pills have done me a world of good."  LAXA-U'VER  PILLS CURE CHROfSJG  CONSTIPAT'OH  AKQ CYSS*EPg"/l.  pPaGook's Cotton Eqot Oempoimd  jgjj^i ,Is guoccBstully used monthly by over.  "^ ylO.000 Ladies. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask  , . ^ your druggist for Cook's Cotton Root Com-:  pound. Tako no''other, as all Mixtures, pills and:  Imitations are dangerous. Price, No. 1, $l,per  bos ; No. 8,10 degrees stronger, $3 per box. No.  .1 or, 2, mailed on receipt b������ price and t-wo 8-ccnt  stamps.    OChe Coolc Company Windsor, Ont.  e&^Nosi 1 and 2 sold and recommended by all  responsible Druggists iu Canada..., .  '.;��������� Sold in Sandon by the McQueen C'6V  and F. J;'l)oiiaklson, Druggists. ..  fl FEW iriTEKESTINQ  F/ICTS.  Kaslo and Sloean Railway.  TIflE C������RD.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Going West.       Daily.,     Going ttast  Leave  8.00 a.m.        Kns'o      Arrive 8.55 p.m  "      8.;12   " South Folic       "       3-2U  "      0.30   " Spoulcs         "      |2d  ������������������      0.-15   ������ Whitewater.-,   ;       2.10  "      9.5,5." Hear Lake                2.00  "     10.12   " McGuigan                 l.'lJ  "     10.23   " -UihIcVs                  1.31  "     10.31   " Cody Junction            1.^3  ArrlvelO. 10   " Sandon       Leavo 1.15  con y mi a sen.  Lenvoir.no H.m.      Sandon    Arrive 11.10 a.m.  ������������������     11.15    " Cody "���������*���������*>  GEO. F.COPELAND,  Superintendent.  Forclienr-Railroad and SteanismpTlckets,  lo and from all points, apply to b. Cami>iii.i.l,  "Agent, Sandon.  .'When people are : contemplating a trip,  whether on businessor pleasure, tlioy naturally want the.bcst service obtainalde so lav as  speed, comfort and safety is cdi.cerued. Employees of lho Wisconsin Central' Llnes.aro  paid to serve the public, and 'our trains arc  operated sons to make close connections with  dlveritlns lines nt. all Junction points. ' . "  7 EiilVfrian Palace^Slee.ping andCliair.Carson  through trains. .     ....7      '     ..'.'.,      '? ���������;-.!'' ���������'-.  Dining. Car service excelled.   Moals served  a la Carte.. ... '���������-.-..���������<.'������������������'.���������'���������'."������������������'    "'���������'"������������������ ���������������������������.) .  In order-to obtain this (irst-class service,  ask the ticket agent to sell you-.a; ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CEMTRRL LINES  and yon will make direct, Connections at St.  Pan! for Chicago, Milwaukee and all points  east. ������������������'.- ."'������������������        ������������������������������������',���������   .'���������'.'��������� ":  .'For any further In formation, call.on, liny  ticketagent; or correspond with.--.'. "..���������'-,'  Jas. PONi),;^ 77 7. or J as. A..Clock , "���������'���������%'.  Gen.. Pas'. Agent, .     General Agent.  :  -JMilwaukee,,Wis.      .  2-tfl Stark St.,  77' - ���������    ^Portland, Or.  ' Wc liavc always been known for our  printing fame���������tliat is why we are always so  busy. If you require Job Printing for any  line of business call or write us. We keep  all our customers, but are looking for new  ones, and building up a large business;  The .Mining Review has always beenc-a  live advertising medium, and it is increasing  the circulation. Give your advertising from  a circulation point of vieAV, just as it is done  in all the large cities, and neve]* mind the  policy of the paper in this matter���������look for  returns from your advertisement.   r  II  Im  < i"H~i  Northern Pacific Ry.  THE 'EAST LINE  TO ALL POINTS.  The Dining Gar Route via Yellowstone  Park is safest and best.  Solid Vestibule Trains equipped with  Pullman Palace Cars,  Elegant Dining Cars,  Modern Day Coaches,  Tourist Sleeping Cars.  Through tickets to all pionts in the United  States and Canada.  Steamshipllclcctsto nil partsof tho world.  Tickets  to China and Japan  via Tacoma  and Northern Pact He Steamship Co.  Trains depart, from Spokane:  No. 1, '\Vestat3..|0 p. ml,dally.  Uo. 2, KasMit.7.80 p. m'., dally.  For  Inlnrmation,   time  cards,   maps  and  tickets apply to agents ot the S. F,. it N.  I'M). ClIlilS.Gen. Agent, Spokane, \V"ash.  A. 1). CTrA"!L1*("S\ A^t.Oon. Pass. Agent.  253 Aloi'i'i-on St., Co    .'li'd, Portland, Ore.  COMPANY.  Operating Knslo & Sloean Railway  International Navigation  & Trad. Co  Schedule of Time -Pacific Standard Time  KASLO & SLOGAN RftlLWAY  Passenger train for Sandon and way  stations leaves Kaslo atS a m; Daily, returning, leaves Sandon al 1.15'p m, arriving at  3.55 pin.  International Navigation & Trading Co.  Operating on Kootenay Lake and llivcr.  SS. liYTERNflTiONAL  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at.6 a in',"- daily except Sunday; returning, leaves Nelson at -i.30  p in, calling at Ballonr, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  and all way points. Connects with Steamer  Alberta to and .from Bonner's Ferry, Idaho;  also S F & N train to and lrom Spokane at  Five Mile Point.  Dry Goods! ������jlMs Dry Goodsl  We have just received a large shipment from the cast.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's (Health Brand) Underwear.  We also carry a full line of Carpels, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  Curtains'and Window Snades.  Sloean City and District.  ��������� Bloean. City, Oct.���������-19.���������A meeting of  the citizens was.called this evening to  hour the report of Mr. A. 13. Teeter, who  represented this district at the Spokane  Industrial Exposition. ��������� After hearing  Mr. 'L't'.etci's' report which,was perfectly  sii-tir.factory 'to. those interested, a vote  of.'thanks was extended to that, gentle-  msin for his efforts on heluvlf of the dii;  trici- which ho repreaentei.1.   The meet-  S S. ALBERTA  Leaves Nelson loi: Bonner's Ferry,Tuesdays;  Thursdays and Saturdays at 7 a m, con neating  with Steamer International from Kaslo at  Hlot Bay; returning, leaves Bonner's Ferry at  7 am', Wedhesilnys;.'Fridays and Sundays,  connecting with Steamer. Internal.lonal for  Kaslo,'Lardo and Argenta. Direct, connections made at Bonner's'Ferry with the Great'  Northern Hallway lor all points east and west  ' LA.TtD0-I)u>'0AN IJtviaiox,���������Steamer Intor-  nationallcavesKaslo for Lardo and Argenta  atS.-lo p in,Wednesdays and Fridays.  ': Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardo and  ArgentaatS p m,Sundays.  Steamers call at principal landings In both  directions,and at other points,when signalled.  Tic'cbis sold to all poluts in Canada and the  United Slates.   -.'..'���������.-.-  To  ascertain rates  and lull   Information,  address  ItOBEUTIUVING, Manager,Kaslo.  1  ii  I  AND SCO LINE.  then adjourned.  J. E. Skinxku, Secy.  Notice; to..-' Creditors.  N'otice is hereby given that .lohii Bull, of  Ai'genla, B.'('��������� inercbanl, has by deed, dated  20th day of Ausust, IKII), assigned all his real  and personal property, except as Ihercin men-  tiouird tu Ynmain II. Bell, ol Argenta, Ii. C,  liotel-Km-pi-r, in trust lor the purpose of paying and satisfying raleably aud proportionately, and without prelerunee or priority, tbe  creditors of said John. Bull (heir.inst debts.  The d'jed was executed by lho said John Bull,  rho assignor, and tho said William H. Bell,  the Ivneaec,'on tho29th day ol August, l.S'JO.aiul  thc said . trustee has 'undeiUiki.ii the trusts  stated by the said deed. All pcrsous liavin<;  claims anitlnst the said John Bull must lor-  ward lull particulars of such claims duly  verified lo lho trustee at Argenta, B.C., beloro  J'l. day of November. 1S0U, all er which day tho  i'-ustto will proceed to distribute the,assets ol  ������:'.id estate among the persons entitleu thereto having regard only to the claims of which  lie shall then have bad notice. A meeting of  the creditors ot said John Bull will be held at  the McLcod hotel 111 Argenta, B.C., on tho  i st. day of September. ISW, at 10 o'clock in  7 :c forenoon.  Dated at Argenta,   13. C,   1his :11st   day of  August, lstli).  WILLIAM H.BKLL,  . Trustee, per O. W. B.  EAS  Contractors  and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. V. E. freight shed.  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  V. 0. Box 155.  MM -FALLS S ROIilBERH  ���������. '.NELSON 5 FDflfT SHEPP.4  ��������� .    RED '  mm  Rr.;  RAILWAY  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings on hand or. to .order  ... on short notice. '������������������������������������' . ...'  IDealers in -.Hough, and Dressed Lumber,  Shingles, Lath. Lime -and Brick.  .^S TO /ILL POINTS..  ���������First-clnss Sleepers on all trniiiK from  Revelstoke and-Kootenay Landing..    '  TOURIST OA'ES puss Medicine'Hat.  Daily for St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto. Fridays for Mont  real and Boston. The same cars pass  Kevclstoke one day earlier. .  ;'.-'. DAILY TKAIN        .   ,  S.OO Leave Sandon       Arrive 16.30  Connections daily to points reached  via Rosebery and Sloean City.  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  '  S.A. eOUU-TXKY, AgQiit, Sandon  W. l<\ AiHlei-soii.Trav. Pass. Agt.,Nelson  1C..T. Coyle, Asst. Gon. l'uss. Agt., Vancouver  The only All-rail route without change  of'cars hetweu Kelson 'mid.  Hoks-  Jand and  Spokiine and Rossland. ���������  ���������������������������LKA.VK 11,-VtLY .     AltKIVK  G.-20 a.m  ...Nolson .5.ffi phn.  12.llva.iu KiiKsliiud.. .U.'-'O p.m.  s.:it) a.m .........Spokiuio 3. lit p.m.  Tlio train Unit leaves Xelson at R.S'Ja. 111.  makes closo ociiiubcIIods at irpolinuu with  .rains for all  FifiKIFIC������������������ COAST.. FOINT5,  Passoiiirers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  C..G. PixoivG.P.T. A.'  G.T.Taekabury, Gen. Agent, Nelson.  . CALL AND GET PRICES.  SANDON, B.C.  ATLAHTIC'STEftMSHIP TICKETS  To and from European points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for sniliu'4 dates, rates and full information to any C. P. 31' agent or  S. A. COURTNEY, Agent, Sandon.  WP.F. Cummings, Gen . S S. Agt.,  ��������� Winnipeg'"'  ': - -^^Dealefs in Me;  It Sandon, Rossland, Kelson, Mo, Pilot Bay and flree. Forks.  SandoR. '   ',:   Sloean CUy. '  W*. S. DlU'SWltY '    ���������  Sandon, 15. C.  ,H. T. TWioo  New Uonver, 15.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG  tiomiulon and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and Mining Kngluyprs. ���������  Bedford-McNeil Code.  PWVftTE LESSONS.  ! In. French.. Germavi, or on the -Violin,  bv T.J. Barron, B. A. (McGill), and  violin pupil of Jules Hone, Montreal  ���������Terms, etc., on application at Chile s  hookstore.  rWfer'tri"*! ������.*j&_jwi-3Mr������M������.>CH������"  wAnF', litf ^���������J"3*J-',"'ilnjaa *'  CHAPTER IX.  Though Eva could never have guessed the truth, Lilas Lampier was indirectly the cause of Mrs. Weslbrook's  ohanged feelings  towards herself.  "Miss Lilas, had, in her own shady  world, become a decided success. 4She  had remained with the Barnams until  o more wealthy and more enterprising'  circus proprietor had offered her such  terms that sho could afford to break  faith with hor first muster, and accept  1'he- bribe held out to her.  | This man, in his turn, was thrown  ovor for another, still bettor able 10  help her up tho ladder of success, and  bo tho fair false one got on slop liy  etep, and now sho is tho leading actress at tho Palladium, u theatre that  ladies seldom frequent, hut where a  lovoly face, a magnificent figure and  a good powerful voice, suitable lor  opera bouffe, will always insure a  crowded houKe, particularly when tho  possessor of these qualities is backed  up by  a  rich patron.  Lilas had all these claims lo constant  employment at tbe Palladium. Sho  could dance and she could sing ! few  women before tho public could rival  hex in beauty, and the Duke of Dull-  borough lavished wealth and jewels upon her, as though his oivn resouioes  wore unlimilod and inexhaustible.  Not being a young woman troubled  with any sensitive notions on the score  of virtue you might reasonably suppose that Lilas do Lampier, as' she  Btyled herself, had few desires ungrati-  fied, but this was not tho case.  She would be a lady, and though nothing on earth could make her one m  the same senso that Eva Bandolph was,  she gradually acquired the conviction  that if she married a gentleman no  one could deny hor the social recognition which she coreted.  The duko would not marry hor if ho  could, and there was the disagreeable  fact of tboro being one JDuches* of  Dullborough already, to preclude oven  a hope iu that direction, so what was  she to do to attaiu her purpose?  When she began to think seriously  oC matrimony, Lilas realized for lhe  first time that, although beset with  innumerable admireia,  there was not  a tion, und sho regarded her aa a disgrace alike to her profession and her  sax.  The idea thfit her own son should  iniarry this creature transported the  piroud woman wick passion, and she  Indignantly denied it could bo possible.  But when she herself asked Ernest  a'boul it ho answered moodily:  "1 don't know whom -1 ."-hall marry.  I have only loved ono woman and sho  refused raw ; 1 don't care much what  happens next."  "But surely you could never enlor-  uiin tho notion o������ making nu abandoned creature, whose very name has become a, by-word of shame, your wife ?"  asked -Mrs. Westbrook, with undisguised horror.  I Her sou .answered evasively, and  then observed:  ".She. is very beautiful. Have you  a&en hor V  "No ; hawl should I see such a crea-  tuicf"  was   tne   angry  quest ion.  ".Easy enough, by going lo the Palladium any night," was the careless  reiply.   "I'll  take  you,  if you like."  Mrs. Weslbrook's heart leit mgh unto burstiog with rage and indignation.  But she curbed herself; her son. was  beyond hor control, and she hadvalso  an uupleiis.-inI consciousness that sho  had in a great measure brought, this  new  danger  on  herself.  If she had only retrained fiom interference when he had evinced a partiality for Eva, this last depJorable condition of affairs could never have come  about.  Whon sho spoke again, il was in a  hesitating tone,  and she  asked:  "Blight you not have been mistaken;  might not (the girl you lovod have  doubled herself when you asked her  to marry you if It Ls not the first timo  of asking that is always successful if a  woman is worth  winning."  "1 don't cure lo be refused twice,"  was tho curt reply.  Aad then he leit the room ; (he subject was as painful as it was dislasle-  lul to him.  "[low 1 am punished I" moaned the  unhappy .mother, when she found herself alone. "I'va would have been a  wife for  him  ot    whom  J   might    bo  one among- rhein who ever thought ������" nroud. But (hau abandoned wretch! I  giving hor that plain gold ring which 11JKly that thc grave may close over  signifies so much. \ my head before she bears my name and  No pure love and no great' passion  nad touched the heart of this 'utterly  selfish girl, until one night at a boisterous supper party she mot Mr. Westbrook. Sho recognized him in a moment. She remembered bis face and  his name, and she recollected how. in  turning to admire him, she had once-  walked with littlo Freddie into tho  river.  In those days he was I he* handsomest  man she- had ever seen, and now, looking at him among so many, and after  the thousands she had since met, sho  decided still to give him tho palm.  But he seemed ill ab ease in the (company in which he found himself, and  yet thero wins a certain oir of impatience and defiance about him that suggested lo hor quiok intelligence that  he had beon thwarted or disappointed,  and might bo ready (o perpetrate any  piece  of recklessness.  To the disgust of many of her admirers, Lilas showed a marked pieference  for Mr. Westbrook, and, when the  party broke up, she gave him her address and invited him to call and see  her.  It is needless Cor us lo follow Lilas  in her subsequent career for the next  fow months, except in so far as it 'regards others in whom wc are interested.  Our a marked change came over ihci  actress. For the first time in her life  she knew the meaning of the wordj  love. Not love in its purest form, but  lovo turned to passion, and a craving  desire to make the loved one her own  at any and every cost.  Love made Lilas timid and almost  modest. She meant lhat Ernest Westbrook should marry hor, and she played her game with such consummate  skill that she stood a very good chance  of winning.  Bo had heard the tales that were in  everybody's mouth about her, but how  could ho credit them when sho was always so modest and retiring in her  relalions with him?  Sho asked him questions about his  home and his molhor, she narrated little incidents o������ he past and at length  she recalled herself to nis recollection/  ns she had once been und implied in p.  more subtle way than if she had openly avowed it that eve.u in those days  she had admired and loved him.  Only once had he stopped her abruptly, and quickly changed Ihe subject  whon she talked about the past, and  that was when she casually expressed  some curiosity as to what had become  of Eva Randolph.  "Sho is an artist," ho replied, curtly-  "Oh I then, I'll engage her to paint  my'portrait," said Lilas, in/ a tone that  implied that Eva must feel honored by  receiving' such a  commission.  But  the expression  of Weslbrook's  face, and  the  tone of hisi voice stung  Jior to tho quick, as he remarked, soine-  '"vibat  sarcastically.  "I would spare myself tbe inevitable  mortification which must follow such  in offejr,  if I were you."  "What do you mean 1" she demanded, hotly. ���������  - "If you: do not know, I cannot: tell  you," was the reply. "But 1 must say  good-bye; my mother expects me."  "And Eva Randolph is waiting. I  suppose," exclaimed Lil'as, with a  burst of jealous vehemence.  "No; I have not seen Miss Bandolph;  for some months,".he. replied coldly.  Then he went away feeling that fori  a time he had had quite enough ot ahia  ���������beautiful fury.  But tibe story got abroad���������it was  originally set afloat by herself���������that  Mr. Westbrook. was engaged to marry  Mile. Lilas de Lampier, and the news-  reached tbe ears of Mrs. Westbrook.  She knew the actress well by reput-  makes me childless ; for i will never  see or speak Lo him'again if he firings  Ibis shame upon me."  Bul this passion wore itself out, and  at length, Mrs. Westbrook began lo  think how sho could save her son from  this disgraceful alliance.  Eva was hor only resource and her  only hope.  To go 10 the Longfords was the fii'3l  .uhi.ug Mrs. West'brook did the nuxt  morning, and she learned from them  thai Eva had already returned to England���������had, indeed, been back a fortnight.  Mrs. Westbrook understood the situation directly. Eva did not intend to  seek her out. The girl 'was offended,  and rnusil be conciliated. In a moment the astute woman of tho world  had made up her mind what to do.  "To-tinonow will be her birthday,"  she observed, sweetly, to Mrs. Longford. "Please don't say anything  about this visit of mine, 1 want tosui-  prisa her."  Shortly afterward she look her  leavo.  "I will go wilh Ernest to that theatre, ' slie said to herself, as she leaned  back in hor carnage; "and1 i will tako  Eva. The best plan will be to ask her  to dinner, without telling him sha is  coming. If he still loves her, perhaps  things will come right without furlk-  or trouble; but if ne sees the two women together, then suieiy he must bo  delivered from the toils of that brazen  Circe at the Palladium."  Mis. Westbiook cairie.d out her plan  lo the letter. She duly inlormed her  son that very evening ot her desire lo  visit the Palladium, and requested him  to secure a private nox for the next  night.  in tho morning she sent the carefully-concocted invitation to Eva, which  we have seen, but not having received  an3r answer to it when the dinner lime  was approaching, she began to get nervously anxious about tne success of  her scheme, and al length dispatched  hor own maid in a. hansom cab with  another letter still more earnestly entreating Lhe girl to    come to her.  This was successful, lhe messenger  and the guest returned together, bul  Eva's heart fluttered liko an imprisoned bird as she look Mrs. Weslbrook's  haud and asked;  "Uii ho know that 1 was coming V"  "Xo; ho does not know that you are  in London ; i have been much to blame,  Oh, .. i'Jva !" she added, as she heard  her son's step on the stairs, "wiu him  if you can, save him for both of  us."  Before the astonished giii could 10-  ply the door opened aud Ernest Westbrook stood  before  her.  she felt very certain tba|t she would  be sharply crilioised, and she knew  that Ernest would be indireotly influenced by his mother's opinion, however much he might try to persuade  himself that he wa.s not.  Many times during tho early part  of the evening Lilas glanced up at  the empty box which she knew Ernest Westbrook had secured.' Why was  he so late? Why did he not come?  She was getting impatient and very  cross.  Every day of her life she was becoming more and more infatuated with  tliis man who hovered about her, and  yet held back from saying or doing  anything that could compromise him.  She had, for his sako, dismissed all  her other ' admirers, including even  the duke, who could not be easily replaced.  At last, when tho evening is fully  half over, she sees 'the curtains of the  emptjy box move, and her heait throbs  witUi proud salisfn,etion, for she feels  that Ernest is watching her at last.  She cannot look a,t him for a fow  seconds, former parti demands her exclusive attention; but whon she can  turn her eyes toward the box, she sees  that there are Lwo ladies there, both  of tgicm  intently  gazing at her.  Who can they bo f Ono che recognizee as In's mother, but tho other is  scarcely older than herself, and she  never heard him speak of n sister.  The box: in which-tho Westbrooks sit  Is near one side of tho stage, and when  Lilas can lipproach it without attracting observation, she looks up at tho  fair oval face that looks down steadily  and almost sadly  upon her.  Where has aha seen that girl's face  before? In a moment'it-*iiasnes"-'upon  her, and in the same glance'the recognition is mutual. Eva sinks back with  an expression of horror; whilo sudden  jealousy and hatred transform tho  sweet face of L'las Lampier into that  of a raging fury.  Only for an instant, however. She  is far too good an actrclas to lot her  own feelings spoil her part; and, as  though to show the prudes who watched her that sho did not value their  opinions, but defied them, sho gave  herself greater license than she had  ever done befom. She must make Ernest Westbrook her slave by intoxicating his senses, or she would lose him  altogether; for some subtle instinct  told her that Eva wa.s her dangerous  rival.  Between lho acts Lilas expected  that Ernest would como behind the  scenes, as usual, to speak to her ; but  ho did,not; neither did he throw or  sp.nd her a bouquet and he seemed to  take no more notice of her personally,  than any other woman upon the  s'tage.  " I will speak to him to-night," she  thought, passionately; "he will chose  between her and me. I will be second lo none in his heart, or he shall go,  and I will forget him."  With'this determination, she wrote  a hurried scrawl, as she stood in one  of tlie wings, and sent it round to Mr.  Weslbrook's box. Ernest received it  as he and the two ladies woro leaving,  and ho thrust it unopened into his  jacket.  A very little of tho Palladium was  enough for Mrs. Westbrook���������still less  had been too much for Eva; and as  soon as she ha,d recognized Lilas as  one of the companions of her childhod,  her great anxiety was to get away as  quickly as she  could.  Sho had often wondered wha,t had  become of the girls with whom she used  to play, but she ha,d never for a moment suspected that tho woman she  had heard spoken of as the modern  Dalilah was the Lilas Lampier who  used to stagger about Westbrook under the burden of Mrs. Flood's big  baby. Of the danger that Ernest wns  in from tliis siren she had no suspicion.  Mrs. Westbrook had not found an opportunity for telling her, and now she  deemed it prudent not to do so.  Ernest had been surprised to meet  Eva in .his mother's drawing-room, and  there was some awkwardness on both  sides when she offered him her hand  and uttered the commonplace greeting that sho hoped he was quite well.  Ernest refused to accept tho olive  branch, and determined more recklessly than over lliajt he would marry Lilas Lampier, and thus show Eva that  she could not play fast and loose with  him at her leisure. His mother divined  his thoughts and resolved still lo save  him.  She left tho dining room with Eva,  but she returned alone a few minutes later, and approaching her son,  and laying her hand on his shouldor,  said:  " Ernest, I have something to confess, though you may blame mo bitterly for what f have done. I mado  Eva refuse you ; I exacted it as tho  price of all kindness to her. She went  away because X believed she loved you,  and she is only here this evening by  my entreaty. It was for your sake  T   did   it.   but    I fear   I actod   unwise-  she had really loved him, wonld she  have refused. to become hia wife for  no^other reason than because his mother desired her to do so. No, he could  not believe it; rather, perhaps he  would not.  And thus he sat brooding, until a  servant came to tell him that the carriage was nt the door and the ladles  wero ready. T  To Bo  Continued.  Excruciating Pains  fHE VICTIM A WELL-KNOWN AND  POPULAR HOTEL CLERK.  7    CHAPTER   X;  L'las Lumpier is at her very best  to-night. The opera bouffe, in wh'.uh  she takes tho leading part, has been  placed on the stage and got up with  the principal object of showing off her  voluptuous grace and beauty in the  most effective manner possible.  Never was she in bettor form for her  work, and never'did she feci more confident of triumph. Ernest Westbrook  has not yet proposed to her, but she  feels very certain that he will do so.  Only this morning he told her that  his mother was coining to the thea.tre  in the pvening to see her act. Ho did  this, perhaps to put heron her guard,  So that Bhe might /not indulge in any  of the impromptu witticisms and seductive glances with which she often  embellished her art.  At any rate, she took the hint and  sho almost wished she could, have selected some other piece in which the  proud lady, might  first see  her,   for  ly."  " Very unwisely," replied her son,  sternly, lising to his foet, and looking coldly in her faco. "But having  sent her away, why have you brought  her  back  again?".  ���������'Why?"  gasped  his  mother.  "You  know why;   surely it is not too late?"  ''Bo you menu to go to the theatre  to-night ?" he asked, moodily, ignoring   the   question.  " Tes; I told Eva you would take  us," she replied, stung'to the quick by  his seeming indifferenoe to her feelings   and   wishes.  " Very well ; let me know whon you  are ready to  start," he replied.     ,  And then she left him, with the terrible fear in her hea.rt that her submission had come when submission was  useless. Ernost Westbrook sat over his  wine, much longer (than usual, though  he did not help "limself freely from  thc flecanter.  For a time he sat frowning at ;i he  vacant seat opposite him, and then he  broke out into a harsh laugh. These  women scorned to be playing with his  heart as they would with a.tennis ball  quite regardleHs of anything he might  suf fer. , ���������  ��������� ���������  He. was angrv with his mother, but  he; was ptill more angr[y; with Eva. ff  ,  ELECTRICITY ON THE FARM.    ,  Compile Plant Operates Affair*   on   n  .Vow YorK State Farm.  On a farm pf ,350 noises in the State  of New York there is a complete electric plant which produces thc current for lighting and boating as well  as for supplying the power for other  operations connected wilh the farm.  All the mechanical energy is supplied  by nature, and tho cost and maintenance of tho pla,nt aro inexpensive. It  ha3 demonstrated that electricity used  for manual labor is,a success. The  farm land is situated 'on both sides of  a good sized stream, on which are two  falls���������one CO feet and the other 180  feet high, and these furnish tbe power.  One motor of 10 horse power runs a  mowing machine, another a threshing  muchiue, and a third works a 44 inch  saw for cutting logs. Tho fa,rm' house  is brillianlly-lightedi- and well heated  by electricity. The kitchen is supplied  with an electrically heated cooking  stove, and in tho laundry, the flat irons  nre heated by the same power. In the  dairy tho churns and olhor appliances  all havo electric motor attachments,  The grounds are lighted by several  aro lamps, and the uso ot these in the  barns greatly facilitates the work and  lessens  the  danger  of firo.  SOME MARRIAGE CUSTOMS..  In Siberia a bride, on entering her  husband's house, must be prepared to  show he1- skill in cooking. She is expected lo give a dinner prepared with!  her own handis1, as a test of the education she has reoeivod. If she pleases  her guests it is taken not only as a  proof that she is well qualified for her  new position, but that hor family is  a worthy one, since her parents have  trained their daughter so successfully.     '  There is another laud where thrift  is expected of the young folks. In  Holland, says tho Rev. E. G. Hardy in  the Quiver, a girl is bound to ask,kar  future husband if he can afford to pay  the wedding fees.  In Norway, however, things are not  quite so promising. The Norwegians  are always trying to put the best foot  foremost, and they-do it in reference  to marriage as well as In referonce lo  other matters.  It is st.id that a young, man once  went oat to seek a wife, and, came fo  a farmhouse where there was more wit  thtin money. The only thing of which  the farmer could boast was one new  sleeve to his coat. This must be made  the most of.  "Pray take a seat," he said, hospitably. "But this room is shockingly  dusty," and so saying, he went about  wiping tables and benches with his  new sleeve, while he carefully kept  the old one behind him.  His wife possessed one new shoe, and  one only, bul she made the most of it  by pushing (he furniture iu place with  it and keeping the other hidden beneath her skirts. "It is very untidy  here," she said. "Everything is out  of  place."  Then they called to the daughter fo  como and put things to rights. But  the only new thing she. possessed was  a cap. So she kepi putting her head  in a,t the door, and nodding and nodding.  "For my part," she said, "I can't bo  everywhere at  once."  Thus lhey all tried to make the  young man behove that tho household  was well-to-do.  One cannot 'but think that the  methods of Siberia and Holland aro  most likely to lead to happiness in  the end.  After   Other   Medicine*   Failed   no     Wat  -tJurcd   by  Dr. Wllllaiin'   Pink   Fills���������  Every   Dose    Counted    lu   tbo    Battle  or Pain.  From tbe News, Alexandria^ Ont.   ,  There is no more popular hotel clerK  in'   Eastern    Ontario  than Mr. Peter  McDonoll,  of the Grand Union Hotel,  Alexandria.     At tho present timo Mr.  McDonoll is in the enjoyment of per-  feot health,   and a   stranger meeting  him for tho first timo could not imagina  that a man  with tbe healthy    glow and1 ,  onergetio    manner   of1   Mr.   McDonell  oould ovor have felt a symptom of disease, v   Thero is a story, however, __ir*  connection  with the splendiddog'reoot  health attained by him Lhat Is worth'  telling.   It is a well known fact that)  a   few, years ago he was the    victim  of the most exorucialing pains of rheumatism.   Knowing these facts a Newa  reporter oallod on Mr. McDonell    for  th6 purpose of eliding fuller particulars.     Withnut hesitation he attributed  his  present sound state of health    to  the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for  Pale    People.     "I    am"    said' he   33  years of age, but threo years ago I did  not expect   to live this long.     At lhat  time I   was connected with the Commercial  hero and  as part of my   duties  was to drive tho  busses  to and from  the C. A. B.   station, I was exposed to  all kinds of weather and subjected to  tho sudlon extremes of heat and. cold.  Along in the early1 spring I was suddenly attacked with tho most terrible  pains in my limbs and body.   I sought  relief  in  doctors  and   then   in patent  medicines,   but all to no purpose;  nothing seemed to afford  erlief. For    two  months I was a helpless invalid, suffering constantly lhe  moat  excruciating  .pains.   My hands    and    feet   swellod  and I was  positive  the end  was   approaching.   My heart was effectedand  indeed I was almost in despair, whon  fortunately a, friend of our family recommended  the use  of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills.   I began us.ing them in Mayi  18BG,  ami  had   taken   three  boxes  before I noticed   any   change,   but  from  that  time   every  dose  counted.      The  blood  seemed   lo   thrill    through   my,  veins, and by tho time I had finished  the fifth  box  every  trace of  tho  dis-  oase had vanished.   Ever since thon I  havo beeD working hard and frequent^-  ly long overtime, but have continued  in  excellent  health.    Whenever  I feel  tlie slightest symptom  of the  trouble  I use. the pills for a da'yl or so and soon  feel as well ae ever.   I feel that 1 owe  my health to Dr. Williams' Pink Pilla  and nover  lose an opportunity of recommending thorn to others suffering  as I was. !  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure by,  going to tbe root of tho disease. They  renew und build up the blood, and  strengthen the nerves, thus driving  diseaso from tlie system. Avoid imitations by insisting thaj. every box  you purchase js enclosed in a, wrapper  bearing the full trade mark. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People. If  your dealer does not keep I'nern they  will be sent postpaid a,t 50 cents a box,  or six hoxoB for ������"2.5D by addressing:  the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.. Brookr  ville, Ont.  LITERARY REMINISCENCES.  BRIEFLY MENTIONED.  Nervous people, and those with weak  hearts, should abstain from coffee.  Tho nutritious value of dried beef  is said lo exceed largely that of  fresh.  Mormonism is to-day thc predominant religion in five of the western  sia tos.  According lo Liebig, the alkali in asparagus develops form in the human  brain.  A mixture, in equal parts of linseed  oil and vinegar, will do wonders in  cleaning  furniture.  Tho Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor now has 56,00^ branches,  with 3,3G3,720 members.  At present Australasia is the large-  est producer of wool in the world, with  Russia second, the Argentine Republic  third amd the United States fourth.  The Bank of Spain now holds ������12,-  700,000 more gold than ,it held a year  ago, and ������41,700,000 more silver. Its  note circulation meantime has increased ������21,800,000.        ;".  Among the Vosgcs peasants children  born at the new moon, are supposed  to have bolter hung tongues than  others, and those born at the last quarter to have keener reasoning powers.  The value of rubies below tho weight  of one oarat ranges from ������10 to j)40  per carat, while stones of greater  weight than four carats are of such  exceptional occurrence as.to command  fancy prices.   ;  Tlio  WovkR  of tlie   Lute tliurles  Dlclienv  E,q.  "Oliver Twist," who had "All the  Year Round," seen "Hard Times," in  "Tho Bailie of Life," and the story  of his narrow escape from. "Tho Wreck'  of the Golden Mary," from which he  was almost miraculously saved by,  "Our Mutual Friend," and esteemed  companion, "Nicholas Nickleby," having become as familiar as "Household!  Words," has just finished reading "Al  Tale of Two Cities," to "Martin Chuz-  zlowit," during which time "The Cricket on the Hearth,"- has been inces-  sanlly chirping, whilst the musical  tones of "The Chimos," trom "Master  Humphrey's Clock," in the ivy-manlled/  tower oC am adjoining church were  faintly heard, when '"  _ .___   Sevon Poor Trav  ellers" commenced singing "A Christmas Carol" opposite "Mrs. Lirripcr's  Lodgings." "Batflaby Rtidge," who had  been busy arranging "The Pickwick  Papers," then arrived from the "Old  Curiosity Shop," with somo "Piotuies  from Italy," and "Sketches by Boz,"  to show "Little Dorritt," who was  learning her lesson out of "A' Child's  History of England," and occasionally pei using a manuscript "New Testament, for Children," kindly lent to  bar by lhe talented author; when  "Da'vid C'oiiaavl'ield," who had been'  taking "American Notes," entered and  ! informed the company lhat the "Uioat  Expectations" of "Dombcy and Son,"  regarding Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy,"  hind not been realized; and that he htid  seem "The Boots at he Holly Tree  Inn," taking "Somebody's Luggage,"  to "Bleak House," in a street that has  "No thoroughfare," where "The  Haunted Man," who had just given one  of "Doctor' Marigold's Prescriptions,"  lo "An Uncommercial Traveller," was-  brooding over the "Mystery of Edwin  Drood," which has co,used such a commotion at "Mugby Junction.'!  ENGLAND'S  DEAD  LETTERS.  Out tof 2^186,800,000 'letters that  passed through the British postoffice  last year, there were a'si many as 8,500,-  000 which tbe officials managed not  to deliver. In those opened at tho  Dead Letter Office property of  value of. $3,fiO0,'"f' was found.  the  Trust that m.'.i ih nothing who has  not a conscience in everything.���������  Sterne. :      ,. ,  )  jtj  %  ���������A  vi  %  ���������a  $  ������>  I  IV  L  ,-f  'A.  Sli  <*;���������  a  t  ���������i 1  ~i  "    1  1  <>  1  51'  1  >  ^  ^ *���������  I  1  t-  * ���������  is (  \    ?!  ���������ii  ��������� ,l  (1  5  t  '4  iV������  ������  ������������������)  ������  11  ��������� 1  &  'i  4  f  ������-  M  -*  fa.  /J  Is  t  fi.  X  i<  ?f  <���������)  ���������i  \>  ���������,;  p  ?  \  J  ������  4  -������������������v  $  u  rt  *  *r  I  J  i*  ���������i  ���������j  /  1  1  y>  t  ���������f  i  |  h  ���������1  \  i  )  it  (  *  t  3  '���������I  /  !  1  v./  (   /  'A  9a  C i;  >.4  ti  %  ft  w  .'i  '/  ��������� '1>  m  y  'V-  l&i  '   *}  jt^s  ������-'  fcfc  i!  ;&���������  ?S  WW1WII.-W HgJlflUMUgg MODEM  GREEK WOIEHi  RHYSICAL AND MENTAL QUALITIES  OF THE HELLENIC RACE.  Dlsllnsiilslied by'Many Acts or Heroism���������  Proverbially Domestic litHttitct���������Punishment Tor Iurrncllnii or Virtue.  The foremost place  among the varies Christian nationalities cannot but  '... bo assigned to the Greeks on account  of lheir intellectual superiority. Physically, as well as mentally, the Greek  women of lo-day exhibit the characteristic traits of fch'eir Hellenic ancestry,  and  types of  almost  classical  purity,  arc constantly to be met with, not only  tho  free Hellas, but also in parts  of  tho Oitoman Empire.     In certain localities, and more particularly in Macedonia, the Greek type has no doubt  ^ much    deteriorated    from ��������� admixture  wilh Slav and olher foreign elements.  It has, however, remained almost perfect in many of the islands, and some  of tho finest specimens ot tho race are  to be found in Asia Minor, not on fhe  seaboard alone, but in many towns and  villages of the interior.  ' (   The heroism which the long struggle  'for independence called forth in    the  Greek men was shared by their mothers, their sisters, and their daughters,  , The domestic history of these troubled  times is faithfully and graphically   recorded in the folk songs ot this suffering people,  and to these spontaneous  outburst   of untutored feeling  we must-  turn to hear how, lhe wife of tho Kle-  p'ht .chieftain waited  with  great   im-1  patience far news of 'him, or lamented  him  as dead;  was  carried  captive   to  the harem of the Turkish General, or,  rather  than submit  to    such  a fate,  precipitated herself and her child over  some precipice.     During tho protracted ck go ol Misdolongkl the women and  "'" girls aided the defenders by bringing  materials of every  description to stop  broaches  made by   the Turkish  artillery.      One of the surviving heroines  ��������� of this famous siege, who died in Athens some GO years' later, expressod on  her deathbed a wish to be buried in the  pallikar's  dress which  she  had  worn  during the   war"   and   had over since  treasured in secret.      The Greek poet  Kostas Palamas has made Ibis incidont  the subject of a long poem,  in  which  he    describes   how    Captain    Philio's  ' daughter donned at her father's command the full white kilt, braided vest  and jacket and felt capote, and stood  in lhe breach at his side, pistol in hand,  while   he  directed  his cannon  at   the  enemy.     Her father slain, sho had escaped in one of Lha many sorties with  t'he  assistance of a comrade, who   afterward becamo 'her husband.  Nor  was tho outbreak on Pelion   in  1878 without its heroines.    The daughters  and sisters of  t'he    patriots   not  only braved tho whizzing rifle bullets  and    the    risk of    eaplure  to    carry-  food and water to  their relatives    in  the inirenchinents, but", as one of their  own  folk-songs records,   would  t'hem  selves on occasions, "bravely fight and  gladly strive for Freedom." The name  of one girl, Marighitza, a native of the  village   of Makrinitza,   on    the     hills  above Volo, now Greek territory, was  more especially mentioned for intrepi  dity,  and when  the  insurrection  was  over  sire was  sent  for  lo  Athens  to  be  presented to the King and Queen  and  FETED BY THE INHABITANTS.  A far more sensational story, bow-  ���������ever, is that of a woman named Per-  islera, "T'he Pigeon,"'who was an  actual combatant in the rebellion, during which her brother met his death.  On'the, occasion of hostilities this wo-  ; man joined a band of brigands and became their leader under the name of  "Vanghelli,'. to which her followers added    the  6ib.br'quel,   of    Spano,:   "The  Beardless.''     After   pursuing the calling of Klepjhlt for some two years without her sex being discovered she finally gave, in her submission to the an-,  tlhorities, was pardoned and became,a  domestic  servant in  tlh'e  household of  the Bishop of Kodjani.     A photograph  taken    at the    time represents her , in  full   Klepht   costunie���������sword,    pistols  and yataglhan at waist, gun in  hand  and suspended round her neck   the insignia  of c'hieftianskip,  a large silver,  disk bearing in relief a representation  of  the Greek patron Saint George  in  his conflict with the Dragon.  Such heroic qualities, however, are  only brought to the surface by.exceptional circumstances, for the virtues of  the Greek women generally aro essentially domestic.  Thie more remote the community and  the more isolated from contact with  t'he outer world, the more rigid generally is found j.o be t:h!e code of social  morals  AFTER 20 TEABS  John Nicholas Babcock, of Shared  Lake, Released.  A.   Prisoner   to  Pain   Cansert   by   Gravel  nnd   Oilier  Kidney  Trouble���������Twenty  Ycnr-t    or   SnlTex-Ing���������Kelense   at  T.'.ist by Dodd's Kidney Pills.  'j Bharbot Lake, Oct. 1G.���������It was with  feelings liko those of some poor prisoner released from unjust captivity that  Mr. J N. Babcock, of this place, realized h<' was cured��������� freo at last from the  captivity of disease. For twenty  years he had been in -the depths of  the dungeon of pain caused by Gravel  and other, forms ot Kidney' Disease.  For twenty years' ho had been struggling lo escape in vain. . There was  no door left untried, no lock not carefully examined.  Now at last he sees the light of day.  The prison is behind him forever, no  is done, with pain. ( And Lhe key lay  to his hand for this last ten years and  ho never knew. The key was Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  _.  Dodd's Kidney Pills were given to  mankind ten years ago. Since then  they have been the master key in  thousands of cases of Bright's Disease,  Din betes, Rheumatism, Heart Disease,  Dropsy, Bladder a'nd Urinary Complaints, Woman's Weakness and Blood  Disorders. If Mr. Babcock had known  he might have been liberated long  ago.  "But better late than never," runs  the proverb, and Mr. Babcock is grateful al escaping from the clutches ot  Kidney Disease at all.   .He says:  "After twenty years of pain caused'  by Gravel and other Kidney Trouble,  Iam pleased to make itknown that I  have been completely cured by Dodd's  Kidney Pills. 'During these years I  have spent hundreds ot dollars but  without any lasting relief."  "Yours respeclfullv,  -      "JOHN NICHOLAS BABCOCK."  on marrying often bring their wives, to  t'he paternal home. .The mother on  t'he death of her husband Ls not banished lo "the dower house," but retains  the place of honor in the household,  and receives every mark of attention  and respect not only from her sons,  but from their wives, who consider it  no'indignity to kiss her hand or that  IT WOULDN'T BURN.  Coal Merchant.���������I say. Premium, I  want' to insure my coali yard against  fire. What's the cost of a policy for  ������10.000 ?  Insurance Agent.���������What coal is itf  Same kindi you sent me' last?  Merchant.���������Yes.   it  is.  Agient.-^-Oh, I wcu'l'dn't insuro it if  I  were  ycm-.   It  won't  burn,   i  STRENGTH FOR BABY.  Babies should always be encouraged  to stretch their limbs and crawl about  in order to promote and stienglhen circulation. Let the smaller iipfrirU be  on its back sometimes and! push some-  th'ing solid wilh its feet.  Trilby's Foot.  Tho step 'twixt tbe sublime and ridiculous is quickly made. ( Surely literature presents no more grotesque  idealization than Trilby's foot, and the  numerous worshippers thai havo figuratively speaking bent knees and  kissed the big toe of the foot, when  reusor onco more comes to their rescue, will feel as if tho production of  tbe genus Ass wero perennial. By  tho way, did you -notice when reading  Trilby how highly it.commended Putnam's Corn'Extractor, which renders  impossible the discordant excrescence,  corns. Trilbyjs foot would not be  worthy of homage if marred by corns;  neither would yours. Use Putnam's  Corn Extractor.  THE SUPERIOR QUALITY OF  Ceylon Tea  speaks for itself.   A trial,is the most convincing argument in its favor.  Lead Packages. ... . . . .25, 3������i 4������������ 5������ & 6oc-  WAYSIDE rniLOSOPUY.  The Kind Lady���������If you would not  buy so much alcohol, you would^ have  moro to  eat.  Dismal Dawson���������Yes'm ; an' if I eat  too much I'd be in misery; but if I  drink loo much I'd be all right till I  woke  up.  Jas. Hunter, B.A., son ot the late  Principal Hunlor, of the Woodstbck  Collegiate Institute, will bo private secretary to     the Hon. Jas.  Sutherland.  Mrs. James Kelly died:    at    Orange-,  ville recently, at the age of 73 years, j  Sho is survived by five sons and four '  daughters,  10 grandchildren  and  nine  great grandchildren.  L  Gives new life  to   tho  Hatr.   ll makes it crow        11.1l  loilures the color.  Sold by all druggists,    e,or\ a bottle.  Common sense is, of all kinds, lhe  most uncommon. It implies good  judgment, sound discretion, and true  and practical wisdom applied lo common  life.���������Edwards.  There U moro Catarrh In tliiR sect ion of tha  country than all other dlHeaxes but together,  and until tho last fow yours was euppoaod to bo  incurable. For a went many years doctors pio-  nounced it a looal dteoxsc, and proscribed local  remedies, and by oovntantly failinfr 10 cute wjfh  looal troatmont, pronounced it ir-auii.������.u. a' i-  enec hnR proven lucurrh to be a constitutional  diseano, and therefore required constitutional  treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured  by V. J. Chenoy & Cy., Toledo. Ohio, Is tbe only  constitutional cure on the market. Ibis taken  internally in dcaoa from 10 drops to a toaspoon-  ful. It acts dirtietly on tho blooi and mucous  surfacos ot tbo system. They offer ono hund-  ron do lave for any case it fi-ils to ouro. Send  for circulars and testimonials.  Addross.    F. J. CHENE Y & CO., Toledo. O.  Sold by DruBglst", 7fic.  Hall's Family Pills aro tho best:  "    CAU.A  LILY  CREAM  The three-year-old daughter of Mr.  Geo. McColl, proprietor of iho Fulton  House, Fingal, strayed away from  home a day or two ago, and fell into  a cristcrn in a neighbour's yard. There  was six feet of water in tho.well, and,  luckily.      a woman witnessed the acci-  of their father-in-law when receiving j dent and pulled the child out of the  their morning greeting or evening water. The little' one was wrapped  benediction. I in    a   blanket and    iaken home   none  Greek women have In all times play-[the worse for the adventure.  ed a conspicuous part   in  funeral   ob-  ,, _. ���������    hi������_ ������<Payno,ofGranby,Q.ue.  " Phai*a������h 1 00.       Oigar Manufacturer.  Becently the Methodists of! Macleod  dinner, and ooncert in the rink.  MONTREAL HOTEL DIRE0T0RV.  The^iaSmoraf," Free Bus $%&������  Hotel Car slake, ^rJ������\Ro^-  Q.T.B. fetation, Montreal. Uto. Carslalte& Co.. Prop b.  per day.  servances, and from the days of Anli-  gone the fulfilment of the rites of sepulture has been observed by thorn  as one of, their most sacred duties.  Homer    describes    how     Andromache  chanted a dirge to her dead husband Gave a ������������������___  and her son Astyanax, how the mother, The affair was in every way a success,  and sister-in-law took up the lament, During the course of the enterlain-  the burden of which was repeated by ���������ment  however, a number of the small  a chorus of other women.    Such scenes  , ',' ,       ,, ;��������� ������������������-,,i'rir,0 .inri  as this maystill be witnessed at the ^s beoanw too ���������mh m ^^enoe And  present day in the humblest cotUgo.,^6 P'^tor the Rev Mi. Dickenson.  Their death hymns are essentially Promptly Ihrew one of: the.most m-  Pagtin in sentiment; they contain no corrigible through the window The  assurance lhat the dead are in a stale boy was very indrgnanL at this Bom-  of bliss, and no hope of a happy meet- mary treatment and a complaint was  ing in Paradise. A dying son can laid agamst thc reverened gentleman  comfort his sorrowing mother only by who had to appear in the police court  directing her to a hill on which grow lho magistrate dismissed the case  "herbs of forgetfulness." The fond  brother would build* for his sister a  mausoleum in which sho could sit at  ease, look forth on the green earth  and hear the birds singing. And the  young wife . complains that her' husband has abandoned "her and wedded  instead "Lhe Black Earth." But, as  a rule, thc lost ones are mourned as  carried off by the vindictive and remorseless Charon from homo and  friends and all the joys and pursuits of  the upper world to his dreary realm  of Hades.  The mourning worn by the Greeks  is of a most austere character, especially among the middle and lower classes. Ornaments are rigidly set aside,  and all articles of dress are of the  plainest black    materials,    cotton    or  woolen, and made in thc most simple  fashion possible. In some . districts; on  the deathof; a relative tliey send all  their' linen and handkerchiefs to    the  dyers, the result, as *msiy be supposed,  being funeral in the extreme.' Women,  too,  frequently cut  off their  hair  at  the death of their husbands and bury  it with thelm; men, on the other hand,  allow their beards to grow as. a sign  of sorrow.     Mourning is also worn for  a    considerable   period.      Girls.  after.  their   fathers'  death   do not  abandon  their mourning until they marry, and  widows and elderly  women   invariably  retain   it  as   their   peranlanent   attire.  For in many country districts custom  does not allow woniien to enter a second  time  into  wedlock,  and  a widow  who    venture  thus  to violate    public  opinion  would be   treated with  scant  respect by her neighbors for the rest  of her days. -  STICK OUT THEIR TONGUES.  A sign of politeness in Thibet, on  meeting a person, is lo hold up the  clasped hands and stick out the tongue.  W P c ���������>������&  OALVERTS  Carbolic Disinfectants. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Powders, etc., havo boon  awarded 100 inodals and diplomas for superior  oxcellonoo. Thoir regular use prevent infectious diseases. Ask your.dealer to obtain a  supply.   Lists mailed freo on application.  F. G. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER, ,-   -    ENGLAND.  To sond for our  complete SHEET  MUSIC CATALOGUE  and SPECIAL RATE  OF DISCOUNT. Wo  are equipped to  supply evory MUSIC  TEACHER In Canada  Whaley, Royce  8 Co.,  160 Yongo St.,  TORONTO,       ONT.  ' ' Mil  Solid Gold....S2.8ft  Best Gold Fill 1.S&  5yrsGoldJE*ill 1.05  Bests Glasses..- 100,  ���������We jruarantoe porfoot satisfaction.  6LOBE   OPTICAL   GO������,  93 Yongo Street, Toronto-  fHE DE8 MOINES IHOUBATOn-Biet and oheaprel  O. Holland, aula agent for the Dominion.   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OF  Inusorates and Strencthcns. _  LLOYD WOOD, Toronto, GENKRAL AGENT.  The safest principle through life, instead of refonming ol^e'i's, is.-to set  about  perfecting  yourself.���������Haydon. .  A huge boulder of rock' on the brink  of the Horseshoe "Palls, Niagara, fell  one day last week, and the consequence  isthat the contour of   tlie   Canadian   ^ uu ^    ^    falls is   considerably   xh'anged.     This  IrTtiio mounlalnT'iflages of ' particular piece of rock) used to hang  Crete female miscoaiduct is visited  with the severest penalties, and even  so late as t'hta beginning of this century was punishable with death.  Whenever a married woman was suspected even of faithlessness, or a  single one of frailty, 'her hours were  -numbered,!and 'h'er.end was so tragical,  so shocking to all the feelings of natural affectiom, and even to the ordinary notions of Wumanity, that one can  hardly believe such a practice to have  been observed on t'he very confines of  civilized Europe, and in the nineteenth  century', by any Christian people. Her  nearest, relations were at onco her accusers,   her  judges,   and  HER EXECUTIONERS.  There  are still  to be  found considerable remains of patriarchal customs  even among the wealthy and educated  olaaTcs.     One of theso ia that fche sons  far over, and brokks the water up in  rough foam as it went over, but now  it will flow much! smoother at this  spot, like the American falls,   r  - FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS  MRS WINSLOWS SOOTHING SYRUP has been  "eaby^thtr*: for their children teething. Jft soothe.  (Jh. child, softens the gums, allays pain, euros wind  iollo, and'is th. best remedy'for diarrtcca. 26o.. bottle. Sold by all druggists throuehout the^world. Be  sure and a^k for  11   ' Mrs. Wlnslow'slSoothlnB Syrup.  There' nover was any heart truly  great arid generous, tihat was not also tender and compassionate. ���������  South.  I a Tntnnnn     1fJr>    RELTANCE CIGAS  La losoana, ������uc. FjVCT0R^ Montroa,  More helpful than all wisdom is  oiie draught of simple human pity  that will not forsake us. ��������� George  Eliot. -v".  to ciirk a conn i.v onk i>ay  Tako Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablots. ' All  druggists rofund tho rnonoy If it fails to oure.  Eoc.     K. W. Grove's signature is on oach bo&  The mind that is cheerful at present  will have no solicitude for the future,  and will meot tlie bitter occurrences of  life with a smile.���������Horace.  Galvanized Steel  WtndmHIs and  Towers.   AM0  Steal Flag Staffs,  Qraln Orinclers,  Iron and Wood Pumpe,  Boe SupplloB.  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Write for particulars, The  IndUn Catarrh Oure Co., 146 St. James-st., Montreal.  ������H9W CASES. ^ALL CASES  Office and Bank Fixtures, Modern  Store Fronts. Mirrors and Plata  Glass.    For low prices write  TORONTO   SHOW   CASE   GO..  82 ADELAEDE VI., TORONTO, CAN.  u  5     BOYS AND GIRLS I  ��������������� WE ARE GIVING AWAV  \ (hid PI.W4 W.tcb C1i������Ja. for HH'.f la pKfctjT***  3 rWt TOTD Jt it B M.U   per lukip  ud  90  F^L   ������  'B f!������.Mte*.ui>i������ ttdcuiutor b.oj>   n������u rw.iTTS 3  C "���������>. r"'���������"���������-���������",!������i..������.rf������uWM^j- g  X w������Un CtMjo.   feed reiu ub. Hd nddiw. vm* r.   ������  B DOMINION SUPPLV MOUSE.  H.mlltqi. Oot  g  ** leutB^ TH>.!nlrUL  THE MOST NUTRITIOUS.  BREAKFAST���������SUPPER.  GO TO  " BEAVER BRAND " Mackintosh  nover hardens ������ is guaranteed Waterproof. Ask for lt,take no other. Befr-  rer Bubber Olothlrf Co. Mestnal,  Cereal Coffee Health Drink. rure.-Wholoflome, Nourish-,  injr. 15otb.,or21bs.for25c. Rokoo is equal to 40c coffee..  ������3rirorSale by all Grocers, or ocud 10c for fc-lb. package  \o the ROKCO MFG. CO., 154 Queen E., Toronto. ���������  Agentn wanted in every locality. _^_  RnnciMn and Sheot Metal Works.  U U T i (*I l������ hook-ING Sr,ATB. in Black,  Red or Green. BtATE BLACKBOARDS (We supply  Public and Hich SohoolsTorouto). Koofinf Felt, Vltch,  Coal Tar, oto. HOOFING TI1.K (See New City Build,  ings, Toronto, dono by ourlirml. Metal Ceilings, Cor.  nicef,etc. Kstlrnates funiisliud for work complete or for  tuaterialBshippcd to any part of the country. Phone 1963  O.DUTHIESSOM3,A[lol.-l!do&Wldnior3t8.,Toronto  Personally conducted  California Excursions  via MISSOURI PACIFIC R'Y and  IRON M0UNTAIM RQlfri.  THROUGH   TOURIST  SLEEPERS.  LOWEST RATES.  ��������� .For full information and reservation of sleeping cal  berths, address  H. O. 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DEBENTURES ISSUE'O for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 years,  with interest coupons attachiid.  .MONEY LENT on security ot real ostatemortgnBes'  Government.aud Municipal Bunds, etc.  For further particulars apply to  J. HERBERT MASON,  Managing Director, Toronto,  m  ���������Sffi  in  fa  f THE MINING REVIEW-.-s.'v fUfc.i \ ,    OCTOBER 28, n*9y.  MOUNTAIN"  ECHOES.  Club .-'.winging has been introduced  in the public schools.  The K. of r.'s will give a ball in New  Denver on the 2nd of Nov.  ' The longer this Boor war continues  the more people are getting bored.  Dr. Elliott, who is going r.o locate at  Silver!',-;', twll establish an hospital  there.  Lev,- '1-iuk, Lhe celebrated gambler,  is dead JU- has "slHiflUl oil';' the last  of everything.  We preMinift O. 1). lYTcMiirtin gave  noiiie <���������' inc heirs a "close shave." in  thc hunt on 'i iiiirsday.  Thc 0,1'. 11. had a big smash up of  freight cavrt at Sloean City the other  day, but no one was hurt.  Capt. lie.!;jins,Sergeant Diskson and  privates  M. !.  i', Orr and Patterson havo  left Nelson to shoot Boers,.  A honr "hooting party, on the track  of bruin in the south hills, Thursday,  killed more powder than bears.  Mr. Burr, of Argenta, lias been in  town some days buying new goods for  his store at that place, having recently  been burned out. His loss was over  5500.  Ladies, take the best. If you are  troubled with constipation, snllow  skin, and a tired feeling, take Karl's  Clover Tea. It is pleasant to -take.  Sold at McQueen's Drug Store.  The Nelson Tribune says that Thc  Review has been devoting too much  space to it (Tribune). True; when  game is badly winged much less powder will bring it down.  The miners of New Denver will form  a union.  "Papa" played by the Stuart & Bird  Company drew a crowded house at  Spencer's ball last night.  Mr. Bennett, of the Palace saloon,  upon the return of Mr. Walmsley from  thc East, will take up the management  of the Humbler-Cariboo mine.  There are cigars and cigars, but if  you really want a good healthy smoke,  of a cigar that will not rob your purse,  you will use thc "Interior" or ''La  Morena" manufactured by the Inland  Cigar Manufacturing Co. of Kamloops.  One trial carries conviction.  If the intellectual giant up tho  gulch will only make an estimate  of what the railways of Canada will  cost at 510,000 per mile, lie will be  in a better position to show how the  Conservative party, or any other party  of Canada, will be able to purchase tho  railways of the country. We do not  intend to.argup the question with him,  for kicking af, "nothing is yery straining,*to say the least of it.  The city council arc trying to make  the Provincial' government bear the  expenses of what is culled the "small-  | pox epidemic." There certainly is no  reason that Sandon should bear them.  Thc case did not originate in the city.  It had its origin at a mine outside the  city, in the unorganized territory, and  the patient might as well have gone to  Kaslo or Nelson as here. Because he  chose to come here and the city hud  to go to the expense to protect the citizens, is no reason its people should  bear the burden.  ^rtr^^^^i^if?if?rt^^rk^rt^^  Established in 3892.  SOME HINTS.  ������  How often mothers are perplexed and driven nearly to  despair by their little ones losing appetite and refusing all -  manner of food when children will take  oso  8O0>  at nearlyany time.    A cup of Bovril between or at meals  is the most perfect of nourishment to give the children for  \  Sandon Curlers Meet.  Save tlie Babies.  THE HOTEL  Thousands "of them die evwy summer who could be saved by the  timely use of Dr. Fowler's Ext.  of Wild Strawberry.  Cure that cough with Shiloh's Cure.  The best cough cure. Relieves croup  promptly. Onen,million bottles, sold  last year. 40 doses for 25 cts. Sold at  McQueen's Drug Store. : ":"  K. McTaggart, who was said, to have  tho small-pox, has been on the streets  since Tuesday. Opinion is divided as  to whether 'his ailment was ever that  dread disease. There is ho possible  trace as to how he could have contracted it.-." >':.-. .   -   ',.    ";,  Two Sisters.of Charity were in town  this weol: soliciting aid for the New  Westminster hospital. The people of  that town must think that the people  of the Sloean are very rich'1 if.-they,  can support ��������� four home hospitals and  help one out west besides.  "Mr. John A'. McDonald, of Sandon,  who is tlio proprietor of the White  House, is in Nelson for a few days. He  reports husiines.'; ms dull at. that place  as possible. Mr. McDonald expressed  himself as'being very much surprised  at thc_ activity'displayed in Nelson,  lie will return ,to .Sandon, Saturday  morning.���������Nelson Miner.  A copy of the Statistical Year-book,  for 1S98, issued by the Dcpt. of Agriculture, Ottawa, has been received at  this office. The issue is more complete  than any of its predecessors, and is full  of statistics interesting to all public  and ba-jiness men, publishers, etc.   :  Messrs.,Moody and Wilkins, volunteers from Kaslo, came into the city-on  Sund.-iy bound for the Transvaal. They,  were joined at Revelstoke' by the contingents from the south and west.  There does not appear to be .my one in  Sandon who is anxious to stop Boer  bullets.  The report that the mine owners of  the Sloean are trying to reduce wages is-  simply misleading and untrue-. They  formerly paid. 35 cents per hour, and  they now 'offer'?/"������ cents. They never  asl^cd for a reduction 01 hours in the  day. Restore the day,'to ten hours  again and they 'will as gladly as ever  pay the. $3.50. Is tliis an indication  of a desire on their part to reduce  wages?  Alter a rest of several weeks,.the  band, has resumed its practices. Wc  understand that some of the mining  officials and a few of tlie citizens,-who  appreciate a-good thing and recognizing the impossibility of eight or ten  members keeping up the necessary expenses of such an institution, are at  the botwnii of the resumption of ''bus-  inees" and have very generously proffered their support.  Jit>. Griffith, while on his way to tho  Queen !*i-hs uti Wednesday, had a little  adventure of his own.    While at a very  diingi-i-ous part, of the trail  his  horse  .stumbled am! Jim, thinking tobogg.111-  ��������� ing po'ii: sport  out of season, cleared  the stiii'Sli- in time to sec the horse roll  down about 250 foot.    With' some  assistance,  and the aid of ropes  the ani-  .mnl  was got back on  the trail, some:  ..what ciit and bruised   but still in tlie  v ring.  Tho Editor had a talk with  a-mem-  ber 01 the   Miners'Union,   the   other  day, on the advisability of taking, incapable 'anil inexperienced men   into  the unions,' and his reply was, "If we  don't  t.-ikci them in,   the owners will'  hire  l-hi.-m. at ���������:'<!>, though experienced  men .worth a dollar' a day more are refused .?>.."<(), and work their mines witii  them.    We take them in,  not because  they  nr-j miners, but iii   self, protection."     There is some   truth in this  from any point of view, and much in it  from a ".���������.'���������liner's  point   of view.    But,  again, \( such incapable and inexperienced uii-ii .'..;���������<;'not worth  $8.50,  is-it  not equally unfair  to have them join  an asa .ciutinn .Unit demands 50 cents a  day 111     . lor  ilium than it is known  they a        ������������������rtli'/  A meeting of tho Sandon Curling  Club was held Thursday evening in  M. L. Grimmett's ofli.ee.for tho purpose  of transacting general business arid  making arrangements for the coming  season. There was a good attendance  of old members. The following officers  and committees- -were electee!': President, M. L. Grimmett;. vice-president,  Thomas Brown; sec.-treas., Isaac Crawford ; ice committee, J. G. Main, .Alex  Crawford and Robt. McDonald; executive committee���������the president, vice-  president, sec.-treas., 'Maj'or Pitts and  T. B. May. The executive was constituted ii membership committee. The  membership fee for the season7 was  placed at ������10.. : ,        ������������������  Though the club has been unable to  carry out its plans for building a large  new rink, yet a. prosperous curling, season is. expected. The present rink will  be. put in good shapo and the waiting  room enlarged and made suitable for  the entertainment of the members'  lady Mends and'visitors.' '���������" .-  \4 >Js������������ ���������������������������  ���������*"&*v?S0     There is not a mother  "  is    <235'who lovci her infant but  *"T t?^ shou'il ki_ep on hand dur-'  '-S'^XvJk      ing-.  the   hot weather   a  bottle 'of    D-.   Fowler's  Extract  of Wild  Straw-  ������T^V berry. ������������������:,���������  ^'sk?-'"     There is no remedy so  v '���������.y-M safe and so effective for  f^the. 'diarrH'oc 1 of infants,  i, and none h is the endor-  1 ��������� .������j sation of so many Cana-  ,,,      .. *".,;dian  mothers  who   have  proved its merits, and therefore speak  with confidence. One of these is Mrs.  Peter Jones, Warlcworth, Ont., who says:  "I can g-ive Prvr'o\vlers Extract ofWild  Strawberry great praise, for it saved my  baby's life. .She , was cutting- her teeth  and was taken with diarrhoea very bad.  My siner advised me to get Dr. Fowler'a  Extract of Wild Strawberry. I got a  hol'tle. and it, cured tho baby almost Et  unce." . '.���������-..'.'..  Nakusp.  Renovated in all appointments.  A good table always.  Choicest liquors and cigars in the bar.  'T' Rails and Track Iron,  Crow's Nest Coal,  Bar and Sheet Iron,  Jessop & Canton Steel for Hand and  Machine Drills,  Powder, Caps, Euse,  Iron'Pipe and Fittings,   -  Oils, Waste, Etc.,  Mine or Mill Supplies of all kinds.  Agents Truax Automatic Ore Cars.  Head Office-  Stores at  -Nelson B. C.  Mrs. Snowman, Proprietress.    [Nelson, B.C.  ,Kaslo,B.C.   Sandon,B.C.  WE DO NOT WISH TO BOAST.  ������$*.    -  ��������� ��������� aj3  I. ��������� Ta ���������      -.. *������*���������?!. 1        1   >?,  KUlt OVER 'JT1 L< T V YEAHS.  Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup lins been  useel by millions of mothers for their children  while teething. IT disturbed at night and  broken of your rest by a. sick child, suffering  and crying wiihpulii of cutting teeth. Send  at once and get a buttle of'ilrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup" for children teething. It  will relieve Mm poor little sufferer immediat-  ly. Depend upon it, mother*', there ls no  111isLnkuubout.1t. ft cures diiirrucon, regulates  the stomach find bowels, cures Wind Colic,  soltenslhegums and reduces Inll.-unmation,  and gives tone and energy to tho system.  "Mrs. W'lnslow's.Soo thing Syrup" for children  teething is .pleasant to the taste and is.the  prescription ol one of the oldest and best  lemnle physicians and nurses in the United  States. Price twenty-live cents a tol.Ue.  Sold by all druggists throughout, the -world.  Be sure nnd ask lor "Mrs. Wlnslow'sSoothing  Syrup."  ' . ���������'  ������h*n/r?.4' t  ���������f88tPM  Very valuable Retnsdy in all  affections of the  <y  /iLTfl'LObQEAN0;"29.'  A. F.AND A. Jt.  Regular Cornrnunl-  ' w  A QUICK CURE FOR  1 COUGHS AND COLDS $  I  I THROAT or  LUNGS |  I   ' .Large Bottles, 25c $  ������      DAVIS &.LAWRENCE CO., Limited      <?  jj>        Prop's, of Perry Davis'Pain-Killer        ^j  ^S^:eSiSS@���������������������6������.<S������-������&*S<s'���������&/ii  'FOR. RENT.  You may rest assured of being supplied with  optical knowledge equal to any in the province. If your eyes trouble you, it will be  a pleasure to have your eyes properly fitted  with glasses.  G. W. Grimmett. Jeweller and Optician.  QGINQ E^ST QK Q0!NQ WEST.  i''i('k<M,fal<MW,W'%r'i'M'li'  ^'liM.rU'-.fliM.F-K**.*  '-.F'.J'WM.rv.MWS.M./'WM.rt.M./'l.M.f  The q  Has for sale in quantities, IVlilk,  Cream, Butter Milk, Butter and  Fresh Eggs. Anyone wanting  these can be supplied at moderate prices, by leaving their orders  with my milk delivery man.  H.  TATTRIE.  T  2,500 MINERS  To workin tliu >U't;illifi;mtis Minus of Urilisli Columbia;  at tlio foliov/itij; prices pur-day of ui^ht lujuni':���������  H;in<l UriUcrs, J^.oo  M-jchinu  >(cii, 3.51  ^liners in sliiifts 3.50 to J^.rw  Cjiniicn.   . 3.50 to   3.0J  LalmrLTs. a. co  Itl.icksiniths. .       3.50 to   4,00  Tiiiititirincn, m   ,   3.50 to   4,00  Apply to Till". SII-VEIi-LEAD MINliS ASSOCIATJON,  S.indon. rtritisii Cohnnhin.  MOTI'iL RIiCO.���������(J5 roorns, well furnishti'l. stc.nn lieued.  electric lijrhts, hot and cold w.ilcr, ',-.,;  HOTIir. GOOOEXOUGir.��������� 95 room's, bust fiimibliud hotrl  ;ii thu Kootenays, .stuatn hcatt;d, electric li^hti, mil retuudel to  suit tenant.    ^ ���������-...'.  r.obDJlXQUOII STOKli.���������34x70, wi'.Ji ci-ll.ir same size,  steam Iicated.electnc li^Ins.'     ;. V  .: SAXnpN' STRAM l,AU'N'I)RV.4-In llrst-clas:, rumimt:  order. I I.t; I'clton wheel for power, and can he run .it moderate expense.    Kent, cheap,  [:       STORES AXO Ori-ICES.���������In the Hank buililiji^, water,  steam heat and electric lights.        ���������   - '  . ' ONE STO'Rn; ���������in the 'Virginia block, I m;e plate fdas<-  froiit, inchuiiiv^ water aiul steam iicat. '������������������   .  .' Ol'I-'ICES.���������ItrVirginia bluck,,-.$i5 por tnriiith,  mcltuhm:  water, steam heat-and eleetrit lights. "���������  ,    OXE STAIILE.���������For ib n'onics, = story.    Clwip.  THE QUEEX I.ODGIXG IIOUSl-:.-3 small storo,, ami  liviiitf rooms on second story.    Cheap. .,  -SEVF.X, MRST-CLASS" 1JVUVG ROOMS.���������Second  story, opposite Clifton house, electric lights.  'TWO STORV HU.II.PINO.���������Next door to. thou, s sin ill  -Stores and living robins on second Tloor.  I-IRST-CI.ASS 1'LUMMING SHOP.���������Iiicludinj ?j,������w>  stock of tools and fillings, and ^ooii-jvill of the W.itcrwurts Co  and ltu-*ine!.s. . ,     .  FIRIM'RtiOr 'CELLAR.���������Opposite Koote-i iy hoiel.  FIRST-CLASS TWO'STOUV BARN���������30x80.  CtNF. COTTAGE.���������,* rooms  next  door west of coinimio.  $10 per month. 4 ,���������  Several other cottages' and litjilc!inf*s f'irnished and un  urnisho<l. to rent, or sell.'or will build to suit ten inw,  Apply to ].  M. HARRIS. Virginia bluet  & nuloo. H  C.  THE GOOD OLD FIRM OF  Aro always to be depended on for nice, clean Groceries.  One car of fine Fresh Vegetables.  One car of Hams and Bacon���������of the Swift tt Co.'s famous brands.  Part of a car of Nice Cooking and Eating Apples from orchards of Canada and  Washington now in stock and more on the way.  Also a great variety of toothsome table delicacies on thc shelves and more  to arrive.  Salted and Canned Fish for quick meals and lunches.  .CALL IN dNb JEE U/._  to.  SANDON.  KASLO.  i&(  AINSWORTH.  ���������^SSJgT- Wood's Fhospliofisne,  '?7mi���������V\ , Sol<J and recommended by all  ifSt JS   -57 dr"BgistB in Canada. Only reli-  " ���������* able medicine discovered.   Six  __,.._- - ���������pacluxges guaranteed to cere all  lorms of bexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or escess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  0/ price, one package SI, six, $5. One willplease,  six wm cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tlio Wood Company, Windsor, Ont.  Sold in Sandon by F. J. Donaldson,  and the.McQ.tuicn Co., Druggists.  THE NOBLE Fl'/E CONSOLIDATED MINING  MILLING COfVtPfiNY (FOREIGN).  Notice Is hereby ifiven tlirtl aSpeclu! General  Muutlnuol tlie Nolile Five Co>iK<illiI.iiud Jilii-  tny -it Mining Cora pan;> (Foreign) will bolic.il  al. theolllce ol tin* company at Cody, Hrlll.-h  Columbia, on Tuesday,  tli������Mthday of Nov  cinbcr, 1S90, atthoh.-iur ol' 11 o'clock  In  the  forenoon, lor the purpose of consider! nj;, and,  ll'LlioUKlil. lit, passing resolutionsHiithorlsInt;  the sale of the whole of the assets ol the company, and the entering Into an agreement to'  that end with a new company about to  be  Incorporated under tho "Comoatilcs Act, 1897.  Dated this 10th day ol October; ISO!).  JJy Order of tho Trustees.  .!���������". J. HOLM.VN,  Secretary.  applications;  Will lie received by the Municipal Council  of the Corporation ol the, City of Sandon lor  tho position ol Licensed Night and Day  Scavenger.  FP.ANK C. SE\VE1.���������,   . City. Clerk. ������������������'  OF IHE CITTT,- OF  NOTICE.  Al] Oily Time Checks'issued during  the year 1S9S, on Recount of "Creek Im-  proveiiients," will be redeemed upon  presentation at the city offices, Sandon.  Sandon, B. C, Sept. 14th, 1899.  FRANK C. SEVATSLL,     '  City Clerk.  suflering from DRAINS, LOSSES, WEAK BACK, IM-  POTENCY, VARICOCELE, etc., I say to you, as man  to man, as physician to patient, DRUGS NEVER CURE.  Why not use nature's own remedy���������  ELEGTRIOITY?  With my ELECTRIC BELT and SUPPORTING SUSPENSORY, I cured 5,000 last year. Book���������"THREE CLASSES OF  MEN," explaining all, sent sealed free upon request. Or, if you live near by,  drop in aiid consult me free of charge.  (There is hut one genuine Electric Belt, and that is the Sanden. Don't bo deceived by cheap, worthless imitation?. 3 have had 30 years' experience and  control patents covering every part of ray belt.)   -   ' .:  DR; R. SANDEN, 156 St. James^Street, Montreal, Sue.  ���������j: ,       ;.���������������������������    WEST ON .RKCO AyENUE.TS NOW KK-OPEN'ED.    ���������  Every class of work laundried to the satisfaction of customers:���������all by hand  Goods called for and delivered.  Up-town office, Gale's barber shop.        McKENZIE&NYE, Proprietors.  "���������!  &  !x..?!'*,-,'"';o  SVi'S  ?^?S^  ~^r  ���������^���������i,-'-i;.V. !���������;  ���������  ,--+V ^ ~<yt< ><**-; 1^*1 >'!���������*;  r *        ^   -s   _. _____%_.._*_.!   ���������.���������-i - l"V"i.  Uj-  :*t  -*~* i  T" Y*"?'


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