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 .'~\  L  \ 7f      -*.  *S-   -' - ..  T C  /    ���������"     '     "J  V,^  Vv  1  5#  VOL. 3-      NO. (7.  8AKD0NrB.C.; ^TUR0AY;; SEPTEMBER 30;-l893:  4%-  FIVE GERTS.;  fi'v .���������.<'-  oisiiffllii  '.'j:*;  Some���������:/ Radical 'CbpgestRequired:  o "V':- Our 'Custom^ Regalatipus. :;:  in  li'/;>  :"/Miningin:the:Slocan/i^  .-/ Lut ya/s'Hisfactpry basis./Apart: from  'being at every turn crippled by local  ''���������"''������������������ legislation,' if, is. subject to unques'tibnV  ; ably 'unfair -Federal/ laws.://For" in-  //stance, /ohgoing: -.into/ilie Slates tobe  //smelted/(as much/ of', .it / is/smelted  y there)'ore;is. subject to/il^/bents per  y/poimd duty. Unless- itris bought'but-  ,/right on;tlns side by American'dealers,  .; ������������������������������������ when for/export/ after'snifiltiiig iarixl: re-/  yenning,'it is importedlrito tlie States iiv  pie, aiid many people seoined'to consider it Inadvisable,.'at.Iea3f: so they  alleged;/ -��������� '��������� ���������'���������./.- '���������'.,������������������ ,.. ���������������������������...-��������� ."-.������������������,���������...���������''������������������  ���������. o- >,,.:' .���������..-��������� -.,-��������� : y.,. '������������������������������������''���������'. :     ":.,���������,'  ,  :.",'' Chas/ Red linger was seriously in jused  a 'few days ago. Whileemployed on  Springer creek 'wagon road a -,;tree, accidentally fell across'his,shpulder^^^^  is receiving, the best of .attention:froih  Mrs..Hicks at'the Hicks, hotel-./'������������������     /';  The Copper Deep nnrierdi-'oiaiiri'--riear.  .lhp:liea("f0.lViSlbcan-IJa"ieI;;:"::is\.-slipwing:  over?: 10'per cent.-copper..-'It is owned  ���������byyMike';M.ullien::Uhd':psoar'-Ahdefsbh.'  of-this'place./>/;//./ ''/yy/''.' -:-;".".-s;���������;,'v.":"--'.".".-"���������".���������.*���������"���������  -Tb.erecent deal/of; Dickensbh/fc .Felt  for;,several���������>, mining, claims/; hear; -'the  head of"; coffee creek,, has; given/new  '-hopes/to/' Slocan" City.// These/gentle-'  men- are .the principleiinvetstors here  at-prMent.;v'Tliey^iaye:taken;aiv active;  -part in obtaining the /miheralexhiBil  for Spokane- exposition';,an'd: aided, tlie  committee /financially and -otherwise;'.  Their'/.mining': "engineer, :;,;Mr. -'-.JeirrieWi'  apeii'rsto be/a/man/of'/pre-eminent  Tile Minnesota.' SilyerXompiiny's Cpn-  ' ; eentratoi? belayed;for:i|ime./.  without -isome slight tolcen of our 'esteem ,and-good willj towards you ,.'!.nd  beg -.that you' will a'ceopt'-the accompanying gii't. yy������������������ ���������-���������>.���������:-.. .-'/ ; ,;; :''.';���������''..''���������''.  /Signed in behalf ofthe school :-r- ,::  Katie Stein-  Mary Mclntyre,  Myrtle Karr  Ernest Siein    /  John Golsoiig   '  ' /If.; things/ dp /nottake;''a turn soon  Sandon ji-,ay'lose, one pi:'-: thp most im-  hPrtant 'concentrators,;tp be erected/in  the/yicimty;//We:/refer/to;that to/be  built 'by the. Minnesota Silver Co. and  the: Sunshine Mining ,Cp.-/-jt nVay: .go  clown/the '0;:P.'Eytowards;Three Forks/  As: nearly .us'; we, can- get aly the partic-.  ulars/thby are thesel- ��������� Some time: ago,  the/companies/named;: /through ,tKeir  Miha Taylor  /May Ly������ns   :  ���������-  Alice Trenery ;  Gertie'Lata vor  Neil Mclntyre  Max Dieyer.//.  Ella Taylor. '���������������������������"'���������'  ANNUAL EHTERTAIMMT.'/  bond;  and'seiif abroad, to other co un- ... .      .   'tries'.' in';,.coinpetitibn;;witiv;tliij/B; C. Ls������rn? o^ i)1?'Jr.,min"ihg friSnds here"iiii  smelte^!'(articlp,:without 'duty'/resti'ic-  ������^?w c'ays 'b.look over'.their, r.eceiit.,. iii-.  H  j-i-'  it'  t<  Ii'  If  tiofis;pr;,'d(iductions./Tb":profect': their  :,.;;owh\ products,^in^their/own/markets;  , '.tlie AmeriCarisyput on: -the li'"cehts a  /'pound, in* the bre, or 2} cents a.pound  ���������c, in the bullion/   B.-.Gi'pr'e.oanuoi,- thero-  ;:'.:!: forev compete w.ith';the American '"pro-'  ���������":   duct 'in tlie~American market on   any  ���������'. equitab;ie;biisis./ The ��������� American regti-  ..iatiohs; then,-,give;-\tiie';*Aineridn.ii.-,br'o:  ���������; ;'��������� ducers  complete'- contfbl. of;, their own  '.  markets ; aiid,' through  their boiKling  '. rights, equal chance with Canadians in  'all   other  outside'.'; markets. .; Besides  all this,   shut 'out   of-the; American  . and    keenly   cpmp'e'ted���������'��������� with;' ih: ��������� out-  '/side markets, .ii the British.Columbia  /,producers' avail/ themseives/.of '/the  ''.smelting.facilities,of :the States,;/t'liey  '/in turn;"'arc outbid in tli'eir; own: home  'market, -ipr the bullion, or refiii'ed art-'  ,yicles;in.retiirning is subjected;;,by. the  .   Federal goyernuientrto,a;..taxation.,of  ' 15 percent.;. This;is-.truly'-worse; t-liari'  ���������vexatious/ -,-..��������� We arc 'awitre ,:: -fliat   the  '...-' trend of/ this latter duty is to encour-  .agGj/snie'ting   at '��������� home ; -but/if /the,  /bpme smelters cannot,or will not' do as  : well by   the   producers   as. American  ' smelters', -willc- it is'-hitrd luck-yiio  be  ; doiibly..taxed:'for..thi4r..desine:.t'o secure  /Sat/-i'vctbr^ysnielt'ug//T  '.ileatl''frbni-,.Grc'it,liritaiiV-,-i8o-thcii.,''2^ per'  ���������-.-.. 'ceril,.icss .thau'ttie duties the Canadtaii  ./���������product has.to;pay beiore reaching the  ,,'    UaniidiiUi/'coijsunier'- -when;-smelted  ,',   abroii'dy'/-.., ;. '.'-'  ;  '_ Or ;from another' poilit, of view., the'  / /fiittuitibiiyis "this:.. An American .dealer  : (   caii buy   li.O. ore, . import, in.   bond,  .. smelt, at, honie; and  export to : Great  ;���������  .Britain   without   a" cent  of.  duty',', as  Great Britain is a Free Trade country';  .'/Under."..air Willred Laurier's: preferen-  -. - 'tuii tarifl'jthe B. 0. lead that lias goue(.  ,, "to EDgiund, duty free,  can be returhetl'  ;'������������������'  ,to JBritisiiC.oluuibia under 12.^,per cent  ;,.;.tariff, where, as we have ��������� shown' above,  when returning from an- American re-  tinery' it: is subjected to" a 15 per cent  tarifl'.   This.'is..������, perplexing condition  of things, to. say; tin:.feast, and calls Ior  '��������� prompt remedy.   It is'���������'.,assumed .cth.it  ; Oaniula consumes' in the neighburliooU  ,    of li",0U0 tons'-.of: leati a'year, unci the  ���������; B..U. pruduccrs, to' retain  tne- home  .-/.uiarkeii lor that, if they, desire to avail  themselves of.   the superior smeiliug  ���������.facilities, of the States, J-iiive to subject  "their products to the unfair discriijuti.*.  ,;'��������� atiou outlined above. :���������'���������-.'������������������ ���������':.',.'' '������������������'<->'  To. keep  tiiu home market for our  : products and .to enlarge our chance j  ���������. aproud,-,'is'->  large problem, j'or ' our  .staiesnieu. . Incrensiug tiie-diities on  ������������������ some* preparations u5eu in the arts and  8cieiic<.rs would better our position, but  the government  ttiat would undertake  the oiiiiiigt_-6! would h.i ve the meciiaiucs  ; and   artizans  to   reckon/with.     Still,  ^however,   even  this ought tu be possible.    The whole tarilf oi Canada,   and  oi  .most countries lor.  tlia't matter, ia  built on the principle ol give and nine,  ami   we nr Bruisli Columbia   sliouiii  have some of tlie take as  well as   tlie  give.    We lire using annually immense  quantities   yi.   maciuncry   uial   other  JiiiUHilacturcs, and   paying   duties   to  either the Federal treasury or tlie (Jaii-  adiau fnaiiui'HcMu-tjs aial are entitled to  flouie.c������jnsidt'r.iliuii.      We   paid   last  -,V-eur in customs alone, into tho Federal  treasury '$2,1U,UUV, and possibly   nail  ���������as luticu inoro on gouds bought  iu the  eastern provinces on winch utitics nau  been paid, or say ���������>"',UUU,UUU,  la round  numbers ;!t>25  per head oi   our, population, wniie the   CuntuUau people  us a  "Whole pay but ������0.    Tnia   auruiy ought,  t') place us iu: a position   to   uemaiij.'  reaaonable concessions to enablo us   to  developour latunt industriea.        .'" '  manager,-, Mr';';-Hickey,; began /negotiations:-, with  the; JtutlV. Company, for. :a:  ability:in his -pr.oi^essipn/.They. expect- site near the/long;' tre'stl.e:of the C.I'.:E.  ���������������������������a-.���������v ,.i._.-.. ...:._:..��������� ,i...:-a������������������i-_. i ������������������ ���������:    ., j,^ (,)10' western.iirnits;'bf;, the city, but  they.vfell, through.bec'iiuse/ot',what were  The.'.I.'.'0; O. F". and' Their.Friends' Spend  ,'       a   Pleasant/Evening : With��������� '/ .,:  '-,"',-' ,:,;/:; ;: Visiting Brethren;,-   ,/y/.  yestniehtsi;  ���������/.���������������������������Mulyey-':&/;.Cle^nens";'.-nre/'/.deyblbpirig-  the Calumet aiid Heckla with favorable  reports..-./;,. /;/������������������' ;-/���������:���������;/ V.fc.;/..-: :;./.y./:/,���������;;  Hicks, Tobiii &, Barker .are,running a  tuiihel oh���������rainbow group .to'tap whitt.  they thiiik':'si.'-'a rich vein of-ore.  'SCHOOLROOM DISCIPLINED  Let the';Hands;of;the -Teachers Be Sup-  ;/;;/ ported, by- the ; Co-Qperationy- y/v  ,:-";::'//':'-.'-,/:: :of; the. Parents' -.,:::  y ���������'.-:..���������  'y/Very-:often,parents keep their children 'froi>i school wlien'ptinishedj on the  representation. of the,: children that  they are;punished ;ih the wrong.���������, AH  parents^know/that .even,though they  have,the care of but a few, -they' sortve-  times.:li;aye'to punish, that, is -if ...the'  .cj'iidren/yar^^  'Uiey/Ghpii'd/olieiv concede;:equal/au-.  tliorityito,teachers,'^who have,a. Whole-  building full of children to deal with.-  Before/rhowever,/concluding,/ran; the  ���������representation's.-of.: the, children;  that'  they were punished in, the wrong,-the  bPunden-.dutj' of-. the/pareiits is to see','  the teachers and get the second side of  the story..:. With theytwo sides,-before  a parent lie can form   the better opinion as to the. rights and  the wrongs ofthe matter... We   believe .there, is an  occasional complaint.in this pity,-anil.  for the benefit of those.who raise theiii,  we would-ask the question, whasiifi'ers  the most  through ;the absence, of  cohsidered-:the./excessive :dcnian(ls:'bf  the -, Ruthypebple.: jA-''-'"site ;,was /then  oilered/by,'the C..P/It; fiee/'down ;;the  line; ,;a8../mRiitioned above;;.-/For sub-  s'tantiiii reasonsjMr. Hickey/desired a  location nearer t6wh,,'ana;;he then conferred with the K.& Si company for the  site selected; in the iii*st/place,  on/the  price of: which he'ahtl the-JR,titli people  couldiiot agree.':To hiake- the,matter  clearer,'we wiil:state/"the.'K. & S.'pe'o--'  pic got a-crowii:grant/of a' large iirca ���������of  land in this"vicinity.yb.ut'/as'there were  mihing'-rights:formerly issued  to several,/the Btuh included, it: oouId hot at  .farthestbebut/ii grant:to.- the surface  and.: coil Id/not in lerfere/wi th ,. m ihing  rights,/���������'H.oweyer, the'other day   Mr.  Hickey sent/a number of hieh, to clear  the site;for his concentrator, leased by  the'-TC.'���������'-& S./ylmiiiecliatelyy after,   to^  block, tlVe proceedings  aiiy/began jilib;driving pf-a-iunnei -on  the Tocatioii,-/aiid.we. ,ha,ve; heiircl   it  ;stated::,:cbirinieh'ced/"a/ alegar, action  against, they iC/cfeS./; ,Mr.:-.,Hickey  at  once s-tw the.coinplicatiPh/and though  he/might, after paying/legal; expense's  and: with a,lot of quarrelliiig, :be able  to/hold..: the:/pbsitipiiylie"/decided :tp,  throiv-: it up/'aha/hbti(iedV'the' 'Ki:-"&'!ST  to that eiieCt." This 'means, that some  S75,U00 that would/have been spent:,in  labor,-;.���������supplies'; etc.'this fail''.will-'.''.not  now be'spoilt,/ and the construction of  the concentrator is put off till spring,  VV'e. hope   that, in the interval;, some  amicable arrangement will be made by  which'.' Mi*. Hickey. will.be enabled t*p  buildoivthe K,& S. site, which wiifbe  a_ ,inatter-pf, much .iiiiportauco to the  city.  ,'As a  matter' of.fact   the 'only  thing   that can; be iuvolved,  occasioning the frictioti/ is tiie price  asked .by  the .Ruth company,- as- a  concehtratbr  there' cannot interfere,   as far as   the  /On Friday evening last the Odd Fellows of this city/held,their annual entertainment in honor of/Grand Master,  Welch, who paid the local' lodge ./a'  visit tliat day./ The/hitter., gentleman  was acconipanied'by; Mr.*.Cl,emerits,bf  Nelson; iv high official of -the/order.'.- y  / After the internal workings' of fhe  occasion 'were-gone through  with; the  public, portion.of ��������� the entertainment;  began. -.,. Mr./M. L. Grimmett,   in Vthe  chair; introduced Grand'Master. Welch  and'Mr. Clements'in  turn/in highly . _   ..__ i__._j 7  coniplimentaryv:.language, /and- -madej Deuver,:wilfbe wbrkedvby femallTMces ;  afitting allusion'to.-the progress/ of,the | this winter.'-'   '       -  '  order;-. /Mr.; \Velch'  is ; an/, excellent  speaker,yand/occupied an/interesting:  half hour in'dealing with the,progress  Silveris/5S.V and lead S4.G0./:'',  A., A. Bluemehauei*  has bonded ', the..,'���������'  Hartney igroup.'   /,  ���������������������������-/,/      '.'���������/���������' y-'-/-/  The.Lucky Jim   ships: well ,dn/to r  carfirday pf zinc ore.-:/ '/,: '/'. .,:,/'/  /���������/.Th'e Torpedo'group  is having a .165-'/  foot tunnel'dj-iycii on/that prppert3;.: '' '."���������'-'  Tlip/Eniily Euiili/ of '���������.Silverton.  is:  doing extensive building- this autumn/.1  -i J. C. Bblauder & Co. are nqw erecting  quarters/on: the Adlai, near'the Noon- /  day./ -/y..,./ v:////,:/://���������:,.,//'/ /../ ;^\ :f  /..ijillian/Lawrence,   the woman  who ,  ���������cut-up the ,'shindy on the streets,   was- ,/  fined ,*i!20;aiKl;'cpsts;.3,i36Verdiiy.'������������������//..;,���������;' ////,:/  . -The -Noonday has"20 men,:wbi*kiiig/;'-���������  and.is capitalized under incorporation ���������'���������'/  in 1,000,000 shares;;af,$1.00 each;/ ///  , A. B.Dpcksteader is likely to'have a. '���������/  goodshit/ih-'the'; Monarch, ���������-. oh Cody/y  creek./; He;,has severaTiu'cli'es'of.g.ood '':���������  ��������� oreri'n the/vein.    ,//���������/" /���������:/'/.;//  ���������:A. W. WHght has returned from the/ /  coast/ andafter yisitingthe:- Ajax and  Palmita,-.finds both properties' in most ���������;/���������  excellent shape under development/,/ //  .',.   The  Lost Tiger,/Marion,:,Hartney,  Home'"-/Run/ Neglected, : Anglo-Saxon /  arid  Lake Shore properties/' hear New���������'���������/"  of the society.: His address>;was ably  ;Sn'pp'lern'eiited -.-'by/- 'remarks'/frbmvMr;  'Cle'nieiits" ahel, the; Bbv./A.-'M.-'-'Sarifbrd;  ���������.They were followed by 'eulogies from  Messrs. David and Hagler. Pleasant  diversions were made in. the^program  by the recitations of Mrs. Spotsfbrd  and .Miss. Webster/''Mr. Scwell:lield;up  his end of the program in a song, while  Mrs. Grimmett ably presided at the  .organ. Ke/reshmeiits/ filled", up,: the  usual gap in s uch e11 te'rtainments, ancl  "Auld LahgSybe," " 'by. tho assembly,  brought -the intcrestiiig entertainment  to a close.///'/ ���������:/���������������������������',-! -   ,/ ���������'''���������������������������' ���������;.'���������   ,./';;;'' ���������  Gu;sts at the 'Reco.'  ,.-���������--..���������    -^ .. _.  the .     ..... ������������������, ��������� r   -   ,  children, :those who stav from school Pllullc cau see, with the lull operation  and lose the: benefits '-of "an educrttioti, -0������-': tb^ir .works and., working ; /and, of  or, the.teachi-i's whose salaries  rim,oh   ^purse,: there is rjothing. iu   competi-  the same Avhether such children attend  Or.not ?/ .-Thalt-is a question all parents  'oughf^to honestly put to themselves,  and the answer will be readily found.  In  the cpiirse of a  couple of weeks  the new' sclipbi.building will be cpm-  pletecL  We will "then have: two,apart-.  uH-hts/under two of as capable teachers  :a3'; ban bo"found in the country,   observing the best of :methods knrjwn to  the most advanced educationists.   Barents must liot.l'or a moment, believe a  teacher is ii, failure because he does not  teach  as' ,they were "taught.:   Methods  of _ teaching,   aswell   as -most   other  things,   are   advancing,   leaving  .old  notions behind in the race.    We should  be delighted to see .every boy-and.girl  in Sandon, of school age, sent regularly  to the city schools,, which: are absolutely free/and  we arc confident  that in  later years   they  will  think  that   ail  present   opportunities    and    interests  were only for their welfare.    .  tiou, as^ the increase ol output of, the  Slocaii can; only: improve the market  by   directing   greater . attention, this  way.'    ���������������������������  .���������-���������-       - ���������  ./"   -  ADDRESS Ai{D PRESENTATION.  The School Children's Farewell to Their  ���������     ���������      Teacher, Miss .Skinner.    /  How One Owner Pays.  ���������Slocan City and District.  '��������� Hugh Sutherland expressed himsell  as follows at I-Jelson, tlie other day,  when speaking of the labor at his  company's mines at Biioanix and Slo-  caii City :        . , ,    '���������'.,.,������������������  "Wo are employing our miners at  the rate of ������3.50 per day of eight hours  for machine men, and ������3.00 perday   of I  'Before taking her departure last  Monday from' Sandon, Miss Skiimcr  made a short visit at the school to bid  hor pupils good-bye., .The scholars of  both divisions, all of whom have been  taught by her,/took advantage of the  occasion to readjiu address to her and  present her with a gift as ,-i token, of  their esteem and good wishes. The  address Was read by Miss Ada MeDou-  gall and ihe gilt presented by Miss  Myrtle Nichols.  .viisa Skinner was quite taken by surprise, and after thanking the pupils  heartily she assured them sue would  never forgot them ami their.' kindness.  They then sang a verse of " The Laud  of the Maple," and gave thrd'e. cheers  after which she shook hands with them  ail and said good byi).  . W. I.DuBois, Slocan City. .  J. C. Harris, New Denver.  D. M. Walker, AVinnipeg.      /  ;E.;J:I. Stoiit, Spokane.  E. Stewart,. St. Paul.   /  F. S. Clements, New Denver.     .-,  G. A. Ramsey, Vancouver.  Geo. A. Mclntyre, Vancouver.  J. M. Fahey, Toronto.  D.Davidson, Toronto. y  Mr; and Mrs. Peters,.Nblson.  Mrs. Walker/Winnipeg.  Mrs. Harrington, Grand .Forks.  B. F. Beck, Chicago. ,  H. McDonald, Boar Lake.    ;  . J. L. Bevis, St. Louis, Mo.  -'."' Jas. C. Cunningham, Spokane.  Jno. Sarginsoa, Spokane.  Thos. Conlan, Toronto. .  ;H.-W. Holden, Portland, Ore.  J. A; Loudon, Montreal.  H. Giegerich, Kaslo. '���������'  W. F.Newell, San.Fnincisco.  G������o: F. Martin, Kaslo;  W. If. Yawkcj-, Detroit.  , Capt. Duncan; Nelson.  - 11. Bruce Archibald, London, Eng.  E...R. Choalkcs,"'London, Eng.  ' Thos. Howell, Spokane.  V. E. Lester, Walla Walla.    ,  Jno. F. Mcintosh, Kaslo.  F. F. Wallace, Wpodbridge, Orit.  L. vVallnce, Woodbridge, Ont.  James Bovei-idgc, Vancouver.  W. N. Brugdon, Kaslo.  Mrs. Ida Whitney, Port Hill.  ;K. Harper, Kaslo.  Edwin Davis, Toronto.  F. W. Storing, Toronto.  J. A. Whittier and wise, Kaslo.  E. J. Mathews, Nelson.  The'  Ajax   Fraction; /Development  synclic'ato, of London / Eng., is incpr-  poraied in the.provihce,/-witii a capital'  of SIOO.OOQ,-head oflice,at Sapdbn,.with "'  Maurice"Gintzburger, attbfney. /',//;/:  The Payne let out the 20-undergfbund -'���������'.  ���������men'.they had at": work, -on": Thursday '.  evening. This.'does not look/like ful- -  filling th'eprophesy/of .the Ledge .and"'-"  the Tribune, that the Slocan 'mines'are./'"  to open fully on Mbnday;next/: .  -The New Gold Fields of British Cop/ .  unibia areiipplj-.ing for.' Certificates of   '  Improyements for the /Exchange, Silver  Plate,   Skocum,'  Victoria.  Nb./4 and. .-���������  Wasa claims.     This,,group is/on 'the.:/  .-.we.stjsido.of Dayton Creek.Miear Slocan. ���������''  : City. :���������/.;.   /.'.:.-:.���������'      /���������/.���������' '://./ / //���������/'"'.'���������':  / Vancouver,; Sept. .26.���������A . Chicago"/  syndicate has paid t?-10,000... iii ciisli for.  ���������'  t-be well known Lardeau property,  the-    ���������  Towseiythe next location to the famous  Silver Cup mine/owned by Messrs.,D.  Ferguson, of Ferguson, and J.'Knowle'a  ol l-ievelstoke,   two old-time. Lardeau   -  prospectors. .....-,..  - The Skylark and Eanger claim. near,  Slocan City,   is,   under   development,  proving to'be a most valuable property.  -Both the No's land 'a tunnels are beiil"  driven ahead and both   have shipping  ore in the face.   The paystreak in this  vein varies   from   12 to 30 inches'-in"  width, and the ore runs from $00 to  '  SyOiu gold ahdsilv'er.   Tho gold value -  being about 524.   .���������-,-"��������� ������������������'/;,    .;-.-,  Cranbrook,   Sept.   23.���������One   of, the - /  most important mining deals ever put .  through   South   East   Kootenay, , was  consummated today  by   J. E. Saucier, /  of Eosslhnd.;  He' has.taken 'over' the'  weil-kriow.il   Payroll group/located 12  miles from Cranbrook, for French and  English capitalists,   and- the property ,  will be'sUicked  at   once,   and   active  work inaugurated.-.   The Payroll   has  given uniformly high assays," and it is ���������  considered one of the  richest proper- ���������'/  tics in East Kootenay.  ���������   , #                 ���������"  -:������������������ -������chj3>��������������������������������� ���������  '      Sacdon Ore Shipments.*  lhe Inllowing.are the ore phipments  via the C. V. 11. for the week ondiri"  Scptcnibcr29: /    .. . '.   n'  MIXI'.    ���������                        .  PilVHO   TON'S.  Tot;*  00  go"  Slocan City, Sept. 25.���������A portion of  the mineral exhibit lor the Spokane  Industrial Exposition was sent this  evening for that city, another, shipment will follow in a few days. The  collection ot ore was' left to a few peo-  eight .hours to hammersnien. This is  dry work.. In wet work the wages are'  50 cents extra. In shaft work our  hammcrsmen are getting ������3.50 per day  of eight hours. Thj������ has been the prevailing wage in these mines ior IS  months before the present company  was formed, and tlie same in the Evening Sttir, at Slocan City. I have always  paid 53.50 to machine men for 8 hours  work in wet ground. For instance, in  the Evening Star at Slocan City, I have  paid for the past IS months ������3.50 to  hammersnien and S4 to machine men  for sinking in eight-hour shifts. In  dry work I have paid in proportion for  ten-hour shifts."  ��������� .' COPY 01-' ADDRESS..  Sandon, Sept. 23, 1899.  Mi.js M. D. Skinner,  Public School, Sandon, B.C.  Dear,Miss Skinner,���������It' is with regret that we, the pupils of both divisions of the Sandon Public school, learn  that you arc leaving us and your post  as a teacher of this school. ,  We should like you to carry with  you the assuni'nje that tlie patient,  faithful work you have done . 'union"  us has not been unippreciated. Vv^  wish that you may enjoy success and  happiness in your new sphere of work,  and.that your services may be appreciated by others as tliey haye been by  U8.    ���������    '  We feel that we cannot let you go  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. m.  PuEsnvTKiifAN.���������Kcv. J. A. Cleland,  will preach as usual in the Virginia  hall, to-inorrow at 7:30 n.m.  Union .Sabbath'School in the Methodist church at 12:15 p.ni , after close  of morning services. ! Everybody welcome.  The following is a'list of ore shipments over the K. & S. from Sandon  for the week ending September 1:  MINK. TOyy.'   ,  Payne.  20  Total..  20  WHATDk. A. E. SALTER.SAYS.  Buffalo, N. Y.���������Gents :���������From my  personal knowledge, gained in observing theeflect of your Shiloh's Cure in  cases of advanced consumption, I am  prepared to say it is the most reliable  remedy that has over been brought to  my attentention. It has certainly  saved many irom consumption. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Store.  McGuigan Ore Shipments.  The following is a statement of ore  shipped from this station for trie month  of September :  ���������'Mine - Ton^li  Rambler-Cariboo..... ;....  40  Ked Fox.  14,  Total..  54  TO CURE COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take LaxativeBromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if it  fails to cure.   25 cents.  ::/:/fes  //���������J  M;5'  :./.&/'  'ki'%  j'.-.v.r-,  yiVA  .-.'-..-���������,���������'-----  >.;���������-',-  i    ,'   K  J.,--.,.i.r  -./ys.  M&.  :-."-:*������  '.-.'i-/  E^  .-, y^iy:;-:  Ik .i ' ��������� ^ ���������   '���������������������������/ ^    __���������  >, -  r     ^A-".fc������ '" .:-.  .^ " .v-^~*������ -������������������.    ���������-.--*...* v^ .J*.;ti:^*."^.'    ,;������������������  .,������>���������-., : ���������;"���������.:*���������'- f .-" /��������� :������; sv' :. /r, '..' ������������������; ^-f - ,j^:. ,   *  i_*'      --���������,       .fr i> j&t^i^ti^ii-jii.  ^^i&^^J^^r^TI������^.r^t���������^7V^A4-^it^^^.i*'^''''Hf^i:t-A sPwire*"* _*ys  K1  Si  Utoiii  !  11  IF.'  M  li  lt doesn't make a particle of difference  what he does or does  not  do,  1  can    never, never    lovo him    again I"  Eslie Reed looked at her husband as  he walked up tho garden path, and if  he could havo known her feelings regarding him ho would have been perhaps far less hopeful than ho was. Far  less hopeful that some time in the future  they would bo  to each  other as  they once had been���������loving and kind.  Ho  was looking bloatod and red and  seedy, and th'e very sight of him disgusted hia wife.     She had no faith in  him, albeit he Jiad not drunk anything  Intoxicating for three weeks; she was  expecting  him  to  come   homo   in   the  usual  reeling, maudlin    condition  every time h'o returned from the village.  Three    weeks    before   he  had  came  home one night and blustered around  and struck her.     It was not, a hard  blow,  but ii stung and outraged her  and she had turned upon him  like an  enraged   tigress  and  stormed  at  him  till he was sober and contrite as pos-  siblo.     Since tlh'on he had kept  sober  and had worked in the garden and all  around the place, and had seemed to be  trying to atone for what he had done  and to convince her that he was penitent  and resolved  to reform.  But  do  what ho would she could not soften,  but foil herself igraw harder still   toward h5*m, if that were possible.      She  was  altmost  frightened    at    her  own  hardness and wickedness, and one day  she decided to go away where she could  not see hiim at all, hoping that in time  tihe   feeling   that  now  possessed    her  would be replaced by a milder form of  dislike,  at least.      She cooked a good  supply of victuals and made other arrangements for his  comfort  and  left  the house, omitting to mention to him  that she was going.     He leaned on his  hoe  nnd watched  her go  out   at  the  gate.     She had not.vspoken to him for  days, and he was at last becoming impressed wi/th the idea that Elsie, onco  so "patient and loving, had become very  bitter toward him  indeed.  Finding that sho did not return that  night, nor the ,nexfc day, nor for many  days, a feeling almost,of despair grew  upon thitn. Had she gone forever ? No,  it could not be. True ho had fried her  patience for years and that night when  this bitter feud which was now sep-  araling^ therm began ho had��������� The  broom with which ho was vainly trying to tidy up the once neat kitchen  fell to tho floor and lay there, whilo  he who had been wielding it let his  thoughts go back and pick up every  little detail of that day which it was  possible to recall, considering lire state  he had beon in on tho occasion, inking  a sort of comfort! in torturing himsolf  thus.  Elsie had now been away a month  and all his eatables, oven to the last  cooky and bit of fruit cake, wore gone.  A certain elderly woman whom ho had  always known chanced to pass just  then and the demands of his stomach  Impelled him to leave off remorseful  meditation and ask her assistance.  "Could I get you to bake me some  bread ?" hits said, hastening out; "and  ���������anything else you please, you know,  Mrs. Lane. If you will 1 will bring  over some flour or���������do it any way you  please and I will pay you -whatever you  ask," he stammered, flushing under  her searching gaze.  "Why, yes, John, but where'a Elsie?"  Mrs. Lane, inquired. She was not an  inquisitive woman, but she waa twice  his age and had known him all his  life, and friendly interest prompted the  inquiry. John Reed had avoided  friends and neighbors of late, and  though it had been evident to" all that  something was wrong, no one, knew  exactly what was the trouble. "Elsie?  ' 0, she's^gocne to make her mother/a  visit. Left a lot of stuff cooked up,  bu it's all gone and���������so if you'll  please.������������������ "  "Oh, of course, John; I'll go right  at it when I get home. How nice  your garden looks, and I think you  rather beat Elsie at'making the flowers grow. She'll bo���������" Something  piteous and beseeching in John Reed's  eyes checked the kind woman's speech  and she nodded and smiled and went  on.  ffhen Jie   ate   his   cold,   sqggy   pancakes, the only .kind of bread he could  make    and, went  out  in   the   field   to  work.     There was a little comfort in'  Mrs. Lane's big basket of food that ho  found    awaiting him at noon  on  the  doorstep; still it seemed to John Reed  that that day would never end,    and  when  he   lay   down  .upon  his  bed  at  night there was .not 'a more miserable  or uncomfortable man in the vicinity j  He was ill, ibuh ihe did not realize.it.  A period of pain and resltlessness w'hich  seemed unending was passed, then he  became  conscious  of  someone  moving  in the other parts of the house.     By  a great exertion^of his 'mind he roused  himself    sufficiently    to    listen,    and  gradually he realized that the step going    from    one  room to another  was  . Elsie's. A sense of rest came over him,  and he resigned himself to the stupour  ��������� which for   a brief    moment    he  had  fought against, and while Elsie, after  a  brief    disdainful    survey    of    him  through the partially open door, went  swiftly about the house, restoring it to  Us wonted state of neatness, he had fevered dreams in which, she played the  part of an angel, and ho was in a state  c)E. ibea.mtude   tifroug-fi  heir  ministrations.  ElsLe_fohd returned home that day  tt 10 im fchfe morning, and' seeing her  Husband lying in ,a heavy slumber at  that hour o fthe day, concluded as was  natural  frota  effects of a nigh-Ts indulgence in  drinking liquors. Heartsick, dhte proceeded to rectify th'e results of his  four weeks' experience at housekeeping, and when out of the surrounding  chaos she had .evolved a degree of order and comfort, she proceeded to prepare a mea\ This done ahe stood for  a brief period cogitating as to what  io do. Never after Ms worst drinking  bout had she known John Reed to lie  in bed all day, and this according to  the clock was what he had in this case  pretty nearly accomplished, for it was  5 o'clock. She took a peep through  the bedroom door, hor tidy soul revolting at the dreadful disorder reigning within, aud (hero he lay, flushed  and stupid, as ever.  Something in the expression of his  face, and, more than, that, the absence  of thb scent of liquor, caused her to  observe iiim more closely. She entered, but with hesitation, and laid hor  hand upon his forehead. But a mom-  end more of close scrutiny and then  Elsie Reed hastened out, and after a  looked up and down .the quiet road in  a vain search for someone to send, sho  prepared hterself to go for a physician.  Details attending the illness of a patient running a course of fever are  neither interesting nor necessary to  the tolling of my story. Suffice it that  no patient was ever more carefully  nursed, still it was the timo of fruition and frost, even, before John Reed  stood again in his garden. Gradually as he regained his strength and  health, his wife had frozen toward him,  till now, as he stood among the autumnal beauty of his garden and looked wilh the eyes of a man who has  been almost beyond the gates of earth,  upon thto results of his latiors before  that wearing fever had attacked him,  they stood in very nearly the same attitude toward each other as upon, the  day of their estrangement. This was  not as John Reed had expected or hoped, and it was with1 a troubled heart  that he moved aimlessly about, living  under the snadow of his wife's cold indifference. To-day t'hero was tho light  of a settled resolve in his sad eyes,  which Elsie, who scarcely ever looked  at him observantly, had not seen.  She -was making pies in the kitchen  table when he came in from tho garden, and came iup and stood beside her  ior a moment, silently. "Elsie," he  said at length, "one day last spring I  did you a great wrong ; ono that_ I find  you can never forgive ; at least it was  my hand trial did it." He paused, but  slhb made no sign. "Can you not realize, dear, that it was not I who did  thlart miserable thing; not really I ?"  Still no sign or word from Elsie. "You  wilL ai least say good-bye to me ?_ I  aim going away, Elsie ; we cannot live  like this. i'orgive me if you ever can,  dear."  The rolling pin was vigorously plied  and stiLl no word was spoken by the  worker at the table, no stretched out  his hand toward her. "Good-bye," ho  said in a voice the pain and despair  of which were not hidden. He had  touched, and melted tho frozen spring  of her love and compassion at last.  She dropped hor work, and seizing his  hand pressed it to her lips, raining upon il kisses and (ears together. "By  God's help, I will keep what I have regained," he said, and he did.  o  | Aboof the House. W|!  STARCHING SHIRTS.  Aftor they have become "bone dry"  put the shirts, collar and cuffs through  a wheat starch mado by pouring foaming hot water over a smooth batter obtained by stirring wheat flour and cole  water together until it is tho consistency of thin cake batter. This should  bo boiled slowly for two hours and then  strained through a cheesecloth to have  it perfectly free of lumps. Add to each  quart of boiling starch a teaspoonful of | dl6������stible  white  wax such as is especially prepared for laundry work.  The secrot of a good smooth finish to  stiff starched chothos is in the method  of starching. This must bo carefully  done. Spread a shirt bosom over a  clean board, aad with a piece of thin  cloth rub the starch into the bosom,  with strong, firm strokes. Thero  should not be a wrinkle in tho linen  aftor it is thoroughly wet and starched  and all superfluous starch is wiped off  with a cloth. The wristbands and  neckbands are treated the same way  and the shirt is again hung out to dry.  When it is thoroughly dry���������"bone dry"  again���������the,shirt and collars are dipped  for a moment in boiling waler and  quickly wrung through the wringer  with the rollers pressed as tight together as thoy can bo turned. The  pieces should now be, left to stand for  at least two hours before thoy are  Ironed.  chioken pie, when the crust has been  made without a vent to allow for the  escape bf the steam 'and gases generated. The ' same ��������� effect, in lesser degree, may be noticed in tho cooking  of many, if not all, vegetables, in tho  boiling of beef, or In nny other closed  cooking.  The free JcircUlation of air is an admirable thing in cooking, as, witness  the broiling of steak, or the old-time  roasting of beef on a spit���������the" most  delicious and wholesome way of cooking. Whilo, ,in boiling, ib ia not expedient to leave the cover entirely off, on  account of its reducing tho temperature too much, it should bo left far  enough on to allow for the free escape  of the. steam. Cabbage, cauliflower or  spinach, cooked in this way, retain  their natural color, and are much more  SELECTING A CORSET.  Tho woman' who wishes as good a  figure, aa she can have, and to keep  corsets in shape as long as they last,  should buy corsets to fit her. If sho  is long waistedand slender and "pretty  much allot a size" all the way up and  down, she needs a oorset built in those  lines, just as a short, stubby foot with  low instep needs a shoe built one very  different last from that which suits  the long, slender, high-arched foot.  Th'o woman; who "is of matronly proportions, inclining to stoutness, needs a  corset desigaod for (hat type of figu.ie.  Iactdentally, a corset thai fits the fig-  uirei can be worn in a smaller size,  without injury to the organs of the  body,'than can one buil'l on tbe wrong  linos, supposing ono is not considering hygiene, but juist soulless fashion's  own view point! . ,  ���������It is a great mistake to think; that a  stout woman looks less stout when she  has compressed her waist measure into  the corset ineant for the slight figure,  On the contrary, her fat shoulders puff  up over the corset line at the back ;  the bones and steels ,in front and on  ���������(.ihe hips are boat and pushed out of  line, and after a. few times wearing  the- corset manufacturers.or their prin-  time.  The leading corset-innkei's to-day  manufacture a great variety of ready-  made corsets; in a wide range of  prices, yes, bujt what is more important, in a very wide range of designs.  This does noit mean merely with regard to tho materials and styles of  trimming; it means that corset manufacturers make corsets to-fit different  types of figures���������i. e'., the stout, short-  waisted, woman, the slender, long-  waisted womain, the stout, long-waist-  ed woman, the slender, short-waist-  ed woman, the woman whose hips are  small in proportion to her waist  measuire, and vice versa; the woman  wftto likes or should wear a high-  busied corset,, the woman who likes  or should wear a lowbusted corset,  etc. .--.-.  If a woman cannot find the corset  thlat fits her at her regular trading  place she can always order direct of.  the corset manufacturers, or tie r pnn-  cpial agents, and by sending the necessary measurements secure just what  s(he requires.  MATRIMONIAL HUNTING  GROUND.  According to a New York physician,  wosmein who enter hospitals there to  learn the profession of nurses look upon the hospital as a matrimonial hunting ground, where young physicians  that flirting with the  - PRACTICAL RECIPES.  Fruit Cookies.���������Two cups of sugar,"  two thirds cup of butter, one cup of  chopped raisins, one half cup of waler, one egg, three leaspoonfuls of baking powder. Flavor with cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cream tho butter,  and sugar, add the other ingredients  and flour enough to render it stiff  enough to roll out. Bake in a quick  oven.  Gingerbread.���������One cup of molasses,  one half cup of sugar, ono half cup of  butter, one half cup of sweet milk, two  eggs, one tablcspoonful of ginger, ono  teaspoonful of allspice, two cups of  flour sifted will one and one-half  leaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bako  in shallow pans.  Boiled Icing.���������Boil pne cup of granulated sugar with four tablespoonfuls  of water until it drops from! thet spoon  in threads. Have i ready the beaten  white of one egg and pour the sirup  slowly into it, boating all I he 1 ime.  Flavor. Spread on cake whilo warm.  Sponge Cookies.���������Two oggs, one cup  of sugar, two leaspoonfuls of baking  powder, rounding, one half sallspoon-  ful of sail, two te.aspoonfuls of lemon  juice or one teaspoonful of vanilla.  Flour lo roll.  Roman Cream.���������Into one quart of  milk put one half box gelatine; beat  for 15 minutes; then add yolks of four  eggs beaten with one cup of sugar;  scald ; cool four minutes, then add the  whites of the eggs beaten stiff, a pinch  of salt, rose or vanilla flavoring.  Sandwiches.���������It is said that some  timo during the last coniury the Earl  of Sandwich, an enthusiastic sportsman, invented the preparations that  were afterward known by his namo.  These are composed of different articles introduced between two thin  slices of buttered bread. , Those most  commonly used are game, beef, veal  and ham, tongue, mutton, potted  meats, fish pastes; hard-boiled eggs,  sardines, anchovies, pounded cheese,  cucumber, tomato, and ciess.  able seasoning should always  ed. Bo sure that lhe moat  cooked, freed, fiom skin and  and;,cup- up in small pieces,  rule the pieces of meat are: much too  large. A sandwich loaf should be  ordered from the baker's two days before tho sandwiches are-wanted. Pare  the crust from the loaf and cut it into  neat slices an eighth of an inch in  thickness aud butter evenly with fresh  butter. Season the cut-up meat with  pepper, salt and mustard, or whatever is required, and,' lay it' between  the slices of, buttered bread, press it  with the hand, and cut the sandwiches  into squares with a sharp knife. When  not wanted immediately, as for picnics,  lay" a napkin, wrung out of cold water,  upon the sandwiches to keep them  moist.  ' Scripture Cake.���������Two teacups Jeremiah G.20, sugar, 11-2 teacups Judges  5.25, butter, 6 teacups Jeremiah 17.11,  eggs, 1-2 teacup Judges 4.19, milk, 1 2  tablespoons I Samuel 14;25, honey,  season to taste with II Chronicles 14.25,  sxiices, a pinch of Leviticus 2.13, salt,  41-2 teacups I King 4.22, flour, 2 .teaspoons Amos 4.5, baking powder, 2  teacups [ Samuel 30.12, raisins, 2' teacups Nahum 3.12, figs, 1 teacup Numbers 17.8, almonds. Follow Proverbs  23.12, for 10 minutes. No 2: One teacup  Judges 5.25, butter 3 1-2 teacup Jeremiah 6.20, sugar, 2 teacups I Samuel  30.12/raisins, 2 teacups I Samuel 30.12,  figs, 1 teacup Genesis 24.17, water, 1  teacup Isaiah 10.14, almonds, 1-2 dozen  Exodus 16.31, eggs, 1 tablespoon' Genesis 43.11. honey, 41-2 teacups I Kings  4.22, flour, Season to taste with Leviticus 2.13, salt, and I Kings 10.10, spiees.  MEASLES NO SIMPLE DISEASE.  A physician states, that of all the  diseases which come to our little ones  and which receive too littio care, even  amounting to criminal carelessness,  measles stands pre-eminently conspicuous. So little thought is given to it  that 7������ percent so1 affected are '.reated  without the care of a physician. If accurate statistics were to be had, the  number of deaths from this cause alone  would bo frightful. He adds: "I can  say without fear of contradiction that  the deaths from measles alone would  equal tho number of the more dangerous infectious diseases. This is lhe  disease that is looked upon as the most  benign of all the diseases of childhood,  but in its results often prove tho opposite."  PRIVATE LIFE OF THE CZAR.  ������������������i '  A Peep Into tlie llonie I.lfc or Nicholas ol'  Itll-.Sl'l.  So littio is known about thef private  life and personal habits of Czar Nicholas of Russia that a volumo on this  subject, which has just beon published  in Germany, is bound to prove of  unusual interest. The volumo is entitled "Czar Nicholas II. and His  Court," and tho author is Bresnitz  von Sydacow.  Nicholas, we are told, is one of the  most reserved monarchs that ever sat  on a throne. He speaks seldom and  briefly and while he is, talking his  eyes are generally fixed on tho  ground. He rarely laughs, and does  not often even smile. Of danger ho  has no dread, resembling his fearless  grandfather in this respect. "I will  livo and dio for Russia; how, I die I  care not," he said a few days after his  accession.   . _  The Czar's homo life is "simple. lie  likes plain food at dinner, and he  seldom has many guests at his table.  He oats quickly, "liko all men who  are accustomed to work a good deal,"  and he drinks very little wine. He  drives al.oal in a small two-horse car-  HEIRESS LOVES ANAFRCAN  Verily, Africa is fast becoming oivl-  lized. An English girl has aotually  fallen In love with a dusky African.  And no ordinary girl is she, but one  with an abundance of [money and no  small share of good looks. Her name  is Florence K. Jewell, and she is the  daughter of Joseph Jewell, a "mining  engineer, who made a fortune in  Mexico.   .  Miss Jewell happened lo be at  Bloemfontoin, the capital of tho  Orange Free Stale, somo time ago, and  there one sultry afternoon her attention 'was attracted toward a young  Matabelo warrior. He was clad in his  picturesque, if decidedly barbaric, native costume, and the ordinary travelled* would have seen in him nothing  m'oro than a stalwart African savage.  Miss Jewell, however, saw a good deal  more in him���������so much more, in faot,  that sho lost no timo in finding out  who ho was. **  She was informed that he was a pure  blooded Matabelo, that he was known  as "Prince" Loben, or Lobengula, and  that he professed to bo a relative of  the famous Matabole king of that  name. {3ho learned further that ha  was going to England; where ho was to  bo/ tho leading figure in an Ethiopian  show   to be held in London.  Miss Jewell thereupon concluded  thai London would be a pleasanton  place for her than the Orange Free  State, and so sho bade farewell to,  Bloemfontoin, and followed Lobengula.  Ini due time that dusky potentate appeared afc the Ethiopian show, and all  London went to 3ee him. Miss Jewell  wenti with the others, and her admiration for tho Matabele youth increased.   There woro otner i*.rricans in the  ���������fl**  show, equally picturesque and almost  as stalwart and high born, but for,  thean sho had no eyes, all her attention being concentrated on Lobon-  gula.  Day after day she went lo see and  admire him, and, being a man, he naturally soon saw what an impression-  ha had made on-her. They talked ta  each other, aind the young lady was  surprised to discover that her dusky  Adonis could talk fluently both in  English and Dutch. What they talked about, only they two know, but  every ono can gues's. (Anyhow, they  soon, camo to an understanding, and  the result was that all arrangements  wero made for a speedy wedduig.  iMeanwhilo, however, Miss Jewell's  frionds had not .been asleep. They  saw how tho Afrioan had fascinated  the, wealthy girl, and they were determined that he should nol profit by  it. They hoped that it was merely a  girl's wayward fancy, but they were  undeceived whon the bitter news oi  the proposed wedding reached them.  Then they rose up in arms.   They vow-  ri.igc, and he wears a uniform almost ) 0* tailL a cultured and wealthy   Eng  .,i,��������� ,,.���������   c���������    u     i ,      lish irirl  should  not become  the  wife  always, for he does not  liko civilian's I    -     b - -   - -  A suit  be add-  is   woll  gristle.  As    a  , u���������j, ���������w*w.^~ co ���������,,=,   are the quarry;    _    her  former  experience   doctors  comes first,   and taking  care  vith"him, that be was sleeping off the! of the patients second.  THE KETTLE COVER.  Advanced cooks who study into the  philosophy and physiology of cooking,  with its accompanying effects upon tho  digestive organs, object to tho,close  covering of any kettle, or stewpan,  while its contents are cooking. All will  recall  the  frequent  deadliness of  the  atliro. Indeed, it is said thatl he had  no frock coal until he visited Paris a  few years ago, and that the court tailor, who was only, accustomed to making his uniforms, was in despair, bo-  cause ho knew that his imperial master would be obliged to wear civilian's  attire in the Parisian ceremonies.  JJeing a man of resources, however,  he went hastily to Paris to study tho  latest fashion in men's dress, and he  finally  purchased a suit  for  SEVEN HUNDRED RUBLES.  This suit the Czar wore during the fes-  tivitcs  in Paris, and  the    story    goes  that ho felt very uncomfortable in it.  Nicholas is an unwearied worker. All  documents submitted to him- he reads  carefully,, and he frequehcly makes  notes on them with a red pencil. His  memory is wonderful, and it often  happens that months after he has  given an unimportant order he will  ask as to the manner in, which it was  carried out. j Summer and winter he  is the first to . arise in! the morning;  and he is working hard while the others are still sleeping.  _ During the day the Czarina sits beside his desk, sewing or embroidering.  Whenever a court official enters she  prepares to leave the room, but the  Czar invariably says:���������"No, my dear,  you won't disturb us," and with gcntlo  insistence he lays his hand on hor  arm and draws hor back to her seat.  Of his littio daughters the Czar '.is  wonderfully fond..- When the first one  was bom instead of the expected heir,  the Czarina, it is said, wend to her husband with tears in hor eyes; and begged him-to forgive her for not presenting him with an heir. Tho Czar in reply kissed her tenderly, and said that  he was very glad to have- a daughter  "When the Uzar wants to shake off  all cares he plays with his children,'  and; it! is on these occasions that he  seems most happy.  Affirm believer in popular.education  is Nicholas. While he. was heir apparent he once said:���������"Russia has had a  Czar who was a liberator; it also needs  a,Czar who will be. an educator," and  the people have not forgotten these  words. Of the Czar's interest in/popular education there are many evidences. Ha rdly a day passes that the  Russian papers, do not contain articles  about now schools, new libraries and  new educational societies,   i  JEWISH MARRIAGES.  In Jewish marriages the woman is  always placed to the right of herniate.  With every other nation of the world  hor place in the ceremony is to the  left.  ol] an uncouth savage. But how could  they prevent the wedding? 'Misa  Jewell is twenty-two, and can do as  she pleases. Thoy know that, and so,  instead of remonstrating, thoy pleaded iwilh her not to ruin her young life  in this mad fashion. She listened patiently to these pleas, and finally so  much pressure was brought to bear on  her that she consented lo postpone the  wedding.  No more extraordinary romance than  this has occurred in our day, and thousands who never saw Miss Jewell or  Lobengula will be anxious to know,  how it! will end. That Lobengula  should have spent so much of his time  in loveniaking, while in London, is certainly surprising, for the reason that  >thcr Malabeles who have gone lo the  English capital havo apparently had  ao timo to do anything except to wonder at the extraordinary sights around  them. King Lobengula sent emissar*  ies to Queen Victoria a few years ago,  and London was to them tho most  wonderful place ,on earth.     '  Some strange marriages are made  nowadays, but; this is apparently'���������:the  first time that a wealthy and oultured  white girlhas set her affections on a  native African. That there should be  ������ strong opposition to the marriage is  not surprising. Lobengula; may be,  and very probably is, a first class fellow; in his own country, but there are  very few persons in England, if indeed  there are any, who think that ho ia  fit'to become Miss Jewell's husband. .'  SLIG EITS.  If a friend or acquaintance apparently Blights you, don't resent the offense until ypu havo asked yourself  three questions: Is there any reason  why you should be slighted by her?  Is she aware (that disregard or ignorance of the requirements of etiquette  frequently constitutes, a slight in the  opinion of the more punctilious or better informed ? And, finally, if she  knows, (to the smallest detail, what  courtesy /demands, do you consider hea  a woman who would knowingly inflicK  paiu on any one ? In most cases this  little mental exercise is as effective  as Tattycorum's count, and the fancied  grievance is forgotten.  WEDDING HOUSES.  In olden times certain towns and  villages in England used to possess a  wedding house', where poor couples, after they had been wedded at church,  could entertain their: friends at a  small cost, the only outlay being th^  purchase of such provisions for thel*  guests as they brought with them, the  house for t'������<> day being given free oi  payfrnent.  ���������Of*  ��������� iJ>\  ii  43  Ai  M  ��������� h1!  ���������������1  1  f  m  i  1  I  ft  ������]  U88  t4 ���������4'^^^^^ta^^i���������  HEALTHFUL SALADS.  Chicken Salad���������Two chickens well  cooked and picked coarse, six heads of  celery cut fine with a knife. When  celery cannot be had use an equal  quantily of nioe cabbage. Dressing-  Two dessertspoons mustard, 2 dessert  , ffpoons salt, 1 saltspoon cayenne pep  por, tho yolks of 12 eggs or 6 whole  ones beaten well, butter- the size of  an ogg stirred to a cream, and 1 cup  vinegar. In' making the dressing,  boat tho eggs lightly, add< tho mustard, suit and pepper, made smooth  with a little vinegar, thon the butter  and lastly the vinegar very gradually  Cook in a double kettle until it thickens. Cool thoroughly beforo mixing  through the chicken and celery. Veal  ���������;can bo substituted for the chicken and  makes a very nice salad.     When this  is used it should always be cooked the  day  before, aDd  it  is always  wise  to  ,cook chickens the day before.  Celery Salad���������Cut colory fine and  add half as much chopped cold hard-  boiled eggs and pour over it any nice  dressing.  Nut Salad���������A cup each of hickory  nuts, English walnuts and peanuts,  chop and add the same amount of  celery. Mix with the following dressing and serve on lettuce leaves:���������One  dessertspoon mustard, 1 dessertspoon  salt, 3 eggs beaten lightly, 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup cream. Beat eggs first,  thon add salt and mustard and gradually vinegar. Let it come to a boil  and stir in cream very slowly.  Cabbage Salad���������Cut with a sharp  knife very fine a good solid cabbage  and pour over it the following dressing when very cold:���������Bent 2 eggs lightly, add 1-2 teaspoon salt and 1-2 teaspoon mustard, then 2 tablespoons  sugar and after that gradually 1 tablespoon cold butter melted and 1-2 cup  vinegar. Cook in a double kettle until  it  thickens. -    ,  Cauliflower Salad���������Boil a cauliflower until tondor, let it, stand in the ice  box until chilled, then cut into small  pieces and pour over it a mayonnaiso  dressing.  WEIGH BABY EVERY WEEK.  Nothing tells so accurately how  the baby is- thriving as its gain in  weight from week to week. Scientific  men have given such through study  to the "bottle fed" baby that this liny  development of our modern civilization  now stands fully! as good a chance as  his "mother s milk " competitor in the  matler of adding the desirable number  ol ounces from week to week to his  weight.  Al birth the average boy baby  weighs 7 1-2 ��������� pounds, is 20 1-2 inches  high; chest, 131 1-2 inches; head 14 in-  ohes. Girls weigh about a pound less.  They aro abouti the same height. At  one year tho baby should weigh 20 1-2  pounds; at two, '26 1-2; at three, 31;  at four, 35 ; at five, 41.  During the first six months weigh  /our baby, without ��������� clothes, every  .week; during tho "next six months, at  Jeast every two weeks. The first week  baby will probably lose from four lo  eight ounces, after which he should  steadily gain from four to eiglit  ounces a week up to the time he is  six months old. Now' baby will begin  ��������� tho troublesome job of cutting his  teeth, which will cul his gaining in  two in tho middle. .But in spite of  teeth he should, take on from two to  four ounces of weight-each week/ If  he does not do this there is something  : wrong' with his food, his airings or  .bathing.  There are many excelent proprietary  foods for infants; but it,is many times  not the easiest- thingin the world to  find which one of these best-suits the  idiosyncrasies of your, baby s stomach.  For this reason, the "bottle fed"  baby may not gain as rapidly as the  ono that is nursed, for the first two  or three months. After that the gain  should be quite as regular. . By the  timojjhn "bottle fed" baby is a year  old ho has a decided; advantage of his  nursing friend, that about this . time'  tho entire household is busy weaning  "Bottle fed'' baby is tucked down in  his crib,with his favorite nice, warm  tipple on the pillow beside him, quietly laughing in his sleevo at the-, baby  that has to go through' the process of  being  weaned.  lAt four months baby should hold up  his head; at five months he. should  have double his weight; at i seven  months ho should sit alone ; at between  nine and ten months old he should  bear his weight on his feet, and at  twelve months give you a proud little  grin when you1 lot go,his hands, hold  one fingor up to him and say, "Now!  AH alone." When he,is fourteen or  fifteen months old he will walk-all  over the room and keep you( busy seeing that ho'does not take a "header"  out.of bed or down stairs. Bull never  urge your baby to walk. He will do  it of his own accord as soon as his  bones and muscles are strong enough  Let baby sleep in,his carriage out  of doors if ho wants to. It is not  true that a child takes cold more easily  when asleep; on the contrary, he will  grow stronger and be less liablo to  take cold. ���������  ��������� In the summer and. early autumn  baby may be out of doors almost any  iraae between seven o clock in the  morning and sunset. In the winter,  modified somewhat. by climate, only  between ten or elevn o clock in the  morning and three o'clock in the after-  ncon.   See    that  the  wind   does    not  blow directly in his face, that his feet  are properly covered and waim. and discharge the nursery maid on the spot  thai lets the sun shine down into your  babys eyes, whether he is asleep or  awake.  THE STOCK POT.  No house, however small it may be,  should be without a stock pot; it is  tho " save all" of an establishment.  There is nothing in thfo shape of meat  that is sweet and wholesome that may  not go' into the stock pot. For the  benefit of the' stock pot, you should  not allow any one to pick a bone. If  you send a joint of cold meat into the  kitchon for the servants' dinner never  allow them to pick tho bone, for the  stock pot requires it, and will extract abundant nourishment from it.  In trimming a joint of cold meat for  tho table, pu,t the trimmings into the  stock pot; they lend lo clear lhe  stock. Hard crusts of dry bread may  be put in ; they ga.thor the scum, which  should bo taken off three of four times  in the day.' Ham, beef, veal, mutton,  lamb,'pork, bits of poultry, > game, in  fact, the bones or remains of any kind,  of meat should go in,to the stock pot.  Cold carrots and parsnips or the remains of onion santeo or gravy, the outside stems of celery, thoroughly cleaned and cut up, should go into the stock  pot. _In this you have the ground  work of almost all kinds of gravies  and soups. Tho stock pot should be  made with a faucet. The top being  not quite at the bottom allows room  for sediment, and thus you can draw  off the stock perfectly clear. It should  be drawn off and' thoroughly cleared  out about every twenty-four hours,  when the bones and the like should be  removed. The saving in a. year by  means of a stock pot is something enormous.  MAKE THE TABLE ATTRACTIVE.  Clean linen on the dinner table  makes the meal taste about fifty per  coal better. If flowers cannot be had  all the time, a good idea is to make  a little round flat basket of wire, pack  with moss and earth, and then, fill il  wilh tiny maiden hair ferns. It makes  a very dainty center piece, particularly if set aver a circular mirror.  FOR THE LITTLE ONE.  A-cover'for a carriage pillow is a  pretty gift for a young mother. It  may be of wash silk, with a deep ruTfl?,  or of colton or linen, hemstitched.  Baby s monogram should be embroidered on' one side.  THE   SAN JOSE   SCALE,  COMMISSIONERS REPORT THE DAMAGE OVERESTIMATED.  Suggestions for Extermination or the 1'eHt  ���������Will Cost a - Considerable Sam of  Money.  That the damage to fruit trees in  tho Province of Ontario by reason of  the ravages of (the San Jose scale has  been somewhat overestimated was one  of the salient points brought out by  the commission appointed by the Ontario Government to investigate the  mattor. The report was received by  the Minister of Agriculture a few  days ago, and recommended that further operations be carried on to exterminate tho pest if possible.. The  commissioners appointed were Dr.  James Mills, Chairman, President of  the Agricultural College at Guelph;  Prof. John Dearness of London, and  W. H. Bunting of St. Catharines.   .  The questions touching the operation of the San Jose scale were, briefly .* The localities in: which'it existed  outside, of, the Niagara section and Essex and Kent;, if it was confined to  those sections, and whether the destruction of the infested trees would  check the further , spread; if it was  practicable to combat it by the means  beforo adopted with hope of success;  as to'the danger through the scale being, carried from; the United States  side of the Niagara /River, and tho  means that might,bo taken to combat  this; whether .opposition to the provisions of tho scale act was unanimous  or whether adversity of opinion exist-  od, in the infested" aroas and in the  uninfested areas ; what changes might  bo mado in the mode of procedure; how  the work of inspection had beon performed ; that the commissioners mako  any suggestions to load to a completo  suppression of tho pest. ; ���������������������������'���������.  '.. OPENING OF THE INQUIRY.  Tho inquiry was started on June 20,  and ended July 14, the commissioners  visiting the Counties of Lincoln, Wetland, Wentworth, Elgin, Kent and Essex, in Ontario, also the 'New York  side of the Niagara River, and Catawba Island in Ohio. , One hundred and  sixty-eight witnesses were examined  altogether.  As to the extent of the infestation,  the greatest is in one-corner of Niagara Township, near Niagara-on-the-  Lake, and in the Township of Harwick,  Kent County, in the neighborhood of  Gould's Postoffice. There is limited  infestation at Kingsville, and smaller ones at St. Catharines, Winona, Burlington and near Chatham. In 91  other cases trees  planted  within  the  last two years were found Infested.  These were all destroyed, and this  year's inspection failed to discover  scale in any but 13 out of the 91 places,  scale was found in five nurseries, but  the infested stock was-' destroyed.  While the worst .areas of infestation  were not large Ihey wero in good fruit  districts, and the inspector estimated  it would be necessary to destroy 156,200  trees to be reasonably sure of oxtrem-  inating the scale.  DESI'RUCTION NOT A REMEDY.  The commissioners are in doubt as  to the possibility of checking the further spread of the scale and eventually  oilerminating il by the destruction of  the trees as provided by the San Jose  scale act. While the inspector thinks  the scale can be 'exterminated by  prompt and vigorous enforcement of  the act tho commissioners incline lo  the opposite opinion, and they are satisfied the result can be secured only  by a very large expenditure of money  and something like a guarantee that  the work will be done promptly and  the object undoubtedly accomplished.  There is not much ground for alarm  as to dangoirof reinfestation from the  United States iide of the Niagara River  the commissioners believe.  Tho opposition to the provisions  of the - scale act, the commissioners  state, is not unanimous. The majority of those whose orchards are infested'or in immediate danger of infestation are strongly opposed to the  enforcement of the act on the present  lines, because the .compensation is  very much less than it should be, and  because the owners are not consulted  in any way, either as to the variety,  age, condition or .value of tho tree to  be taken out. Many of them also add  as a third reason for their conviction  that the extermination of the scale is  impossible. Nearly all these maintain that they should be allowed Iho  option of treating their trees. Nine-  tenths of the witnesses whose orchards are not supposed to be in immediate danger are in favor of the act, but  advises ��������� an amendment which would  provide for larger compensation, nol  less than 50 per cent, of the value of  the infesled trees and two-thirds the  value of uninfested trees.  DAMAGE OVEBJSSTIMATED.  (The commissioners have been unable to form a definite and reliable  judgment as to the vitality of the scale  and ihe injury likely to be done it by  the Canadian climate. They were  forced lo the conclusion, however, thai  the damage in Ontario has been somewhat overestimated. In regard to  complaints about inspection, the commissioners find that thoy havo arisen  in most cases .from owners and onlookers, nol knowing the instructions  under which the inspectors were working. While wilh exceptional instances the work of inspection has been  faithfully done, still a good deal of irritation and ill-feeling has been caused by inspectors entering orchards  without informing the owners, and by  the severe blazing of trees wilh axe  and spade. They think that in future  a less offensive manner of marking  trees should be adopted, and they express the opinion thai in the past'there  has sometimes been an apparent lack  of due regard for the feelings and natural rights of owners.  Tho commissioners recommend that  the work of inspection be continued for  some time in a modified way; that  none but certified and approved men  be\ elm|pl.oyed, that the inspector he  authorized lo destroy at once all  shrubs and trees which show signs of  serious injury from lhe scale or have  their trunks and principal branches  injured by the scale; single infested  trees and shrubs of unprofitable varieties or in an unhealthy condition, even  though thoy may not be very much  injured by th escale; single infested  branches or limbs on trees which appear to be otherwise free from infection ,* that all infested trees and shrubs  except the above and all exposed trees  be  treated  according  to  the  " MOSI APPROVED METHOD,  that large discretionary powers be given to tho inspector in dealing with isolated infestations in districts which are  otherwise free, or supposed to be free,  from the scale. This work should be  done by the Government, but the owner of the trees should pay for the material and board the men and horses  during the time of treatment. Owners  of trees, not so badly infested should  be required to treat them by a prescribed method once a week, at least  from, the time of notice till the 15th  of October. Owners of trees- should  be pa id one-quarter, of their value  without discount, the fruit'on the tree  to be regarded as part of its value. The  method of valuation should be modified, so that .tho owner may be represented in some way. The fumigation  of nursery stock should be, done under  official supervision, . and" nurserymen  required to attach to every parcel of  stock sold a certificate of fumigation.  The suggestions of tho commissioners  are:���������  That the utmost care be taken lo  prevent tho scale from spreading.  That valuable trees bo not destroyed  when it may seem possible to save  them without serious risk of infesting  neighboring orchards.  That the owners o������ orchards, especially those who aro directly interested  by infestation or exposure, be enlisted as far as possible by and with tho  official workers in the effort lo. exterminate the scale.  Thai a brief circular of instruction  in regard to the most important facts  in the life history of scale-insects, and  of the San Jose scale in particular, and  the approved melhods of treatment be  prepared nt once and sent.'to.-every or-  chardist 'in  the  infested areas.   ���������  That a plan, something like that  submitted herewith, be adopted, to encourage every owner of an orchard in  the Province to make a careful inspection of his orchard next winter, with  a view to discover whether or not  there is any San Jose scale in it.  I    On the Farm. <%. (  9-&*>'&&&w&��������� ���������***fc/^"*k^.(i  THE PRODUCTION    AND    CARE OF  CIDER. ,  j  To make good cider, the first requis  ite is that the apples shall be sound.  To gell tho best results api>ies should  be ripe/ but not over-ripe 6r mealy. The  juice of a ripe apple contains more sugar ,than' the juice of a partly! ripe apple. The valueof apples for cider and  cidor vinegar depends on tho amount  of, sugar ;n the apple, and the amount  of this depends upon the season and  variety. Wilh very few exceptions,  late apples are richer in sugar than  early varieties and the indications are  to make your cider for drinking and  even for vinegar, of late apples. Sweet  apples do (not always contain more sugar thuja sour ones. In a sour apple  the sugar, is covered up with tho flavor  of the apple. Wild crab apples are rich  in sugar, but do not mate good vinegar oh account of the flavor of the  a'pple.  Mixed varieties with few exceptions,  make tho best cider for drinking. Any  one variety does not usually make as  good cider as a number of varieties  mixed. As a rule, sweet and sour apples mixed mako good cider. Hydraulic  cider presses have many* advantages  over other styles of presses, one of  which is they are quicker acting, and  are strong and durable. Pomace makes  a good fertilizer, but should lie in a  pile six months of a year before being put on the land. With good machinery, apples should yield at least  four gallons |to the bushel. Regrind-  ing and repressing will pay when apples are high in price.  The sugar in the cider ferments and  makes alcohol, and the alcohol being  weak, rarely over 7 or 8 per cent., not  being strong enough to keep, acetifies  and makes vinegar. Some of the apple  acids -are in' the cider vinegar and il  has an agreeable flavor which makes  it superior to vinegar made of grain.  To keep cider sweet is not! an easy proposition. For domestic use on a small  scale, heat thoroughly for 20 minutes,  at a temperature ,of 160 deg., then seal  up in fruit jars or bottles. This done  thoroughly will keep the year round.  Settling cider is less trouble than filtering. Small pieces of pomace will  go to the bottom ; then the cider can  be racked off. To mako vinegar re  quires a large amount of patience. Put  the cider away in good barrels, laying  them down horizontally, leaving the  bung out, |and cover the hole wilh netting to keep out flies. II should be  kepi moderately warm in the winter,  but this is not essential, only it hastens the fermentation. It is belter nol  to put the barrel in the sun in summer.  A bottle put in the bung! is worse than  useless. With ordinary storage such  as farmers usually have, il should  make good' vinegar in two years, when  it can bo racked off and  is ready for  ery than keeping the 'nuts perfect]?  tight, writes Joseph P. Jennings. I)  one becomes loose, the 'implement maj  be ruined in a short time. No machine  can do' good work if the closely fitting  parts are allowed to become loose. It is  astonishing how soon they will com*-  mence to wear themselves out ofi shape1  and how. soon the "machine will become  unfitted for use.  I, have on my farm an old rear cut  mowing machine which has been in  use for 21 years. I never got off the  machine to oil it without examining  every nut, and it any of them are loose  I tighten them, I mow over some^very  rough' ground, t>ut in ispite of this and  because of good care the machine is in  working condition to-day. The samo  principle holds good for every farm implement. Loss of aiuts on .a wagon often causes "serious accidents. Frequent  examination and proper tightening pay  better than any work the farmer can  do. The machine on which every nut '  is light works much easier and, is 'mud**1  more  efficient... ���������- i  DESTROY THE WEEDS.  If there were a general appreciation  of the many good productions of the  earth in the line pf luscioug fruits and  vegetables, there would not be such an  extravagant waste of precious land,  and such a neglect of opportunities'to  produce in abundance the rich and  valuable fruits on the lands now running to weeds.  Think of it, strawberries are a rarity  both with the town dwellers and the  farmers, w hile weeds abound in " untold" abundance.  Grapes are unknown on the majority  of farms and in the villages, while  weeds everywhere abound in great  plenty. [  In a word the innumerable varieties  of the precious fruits of the earth, both  in the vegetable and fruit lines, are  grossly neglected, both in the country  and towns, while lands that should be  devoted to the production of the grand  gifts of the creator are allowed to  grow upi in weeds of the most pestiferous kinds. ..,'������������������'.  Subdue, subjugate, destroy the weeds  and then produce the ground productions that a wise, and beneficent creator has graciously, and abundantly  blessed us all with.  THE YOUNG TURKEYS.  Ib is (best to give'lhe young turkeys  two regular feeds per day of the corn'  cake, wheal1 or young corn in thei milk  stage, cut from th'e cob. Some owners'  let the turkeys shift for themselves  from- the, age of shooting the; red up to  fattening time, but we think the'  fowls are kept in better condition and1  better flavored lo have ^regular feed'  once"or twice a day. Turkeys are great  foragers, picking .up all sorts of insects and bugs. Tobacco worms and  grasshoppers are special delicacies for  them. They are also great rovers, and  where the neighbors are turkey owners also it is best to ha,ve a certain  mark for one's fowls to prevent loss  and dispute.  FARM WELLS.  At this season of the year there is  great danger of the average farm  well becoming thus contaminated, for  bugs, crickets, small worms, etc., seem  especially inclined' to creep under loose  well platforms, thence fall into the  water. We have looked into wells in  which the surface of the water waa  almost covered with crickets and grasshoppers in all stages of decomposition  and the water had a sort of rancid-  butter taste, lyet was being used right  along because there was no other avail-  ablo supply.  SAVAGERY.  Mr. Wickwiro.���������Savages never snore  Mrs. Wickwire.���������No, the people who  listen, to snoring are the ones who trot  savage.  GROWTH OF CHICKS.  The cost of feeding a chick is ono  cent a week for 10 weeks, or 10 cents  for 10 weeks. The amount is very small  at first, but on the fifth week the  amount is exactly one cent. After the  10th week the cost increases. The chick  should then weigh two pounds, livo  weight, costing five cents a pound. A  brood should double in weight every  ten days until the chicks are 40 days  old, whon they will gain greater, but  not so rapidly in proportion. If penned,  and fattened with carbonaceous food,  chicks will gain one-fourth theirweight  in 10 days after thoy are of the size  of three pounds. It is estimated that  ten pounds of food, mixed grain, will  keep a chick in good growing condition for ten weeks, bu,t if the weight  of two pounds is expected meat and  green food must be allowed. Tho experiments performed gave the above  results as an average. Some breeds of  chicks grow faster than others, especially those that feather slowly, and  the weight and cost will vary according to the climate, warmth, shelter,  and management .given.  KEEP THE NUTS TIGHT.  There is probably  nothing more essential ini the running of farm: machin-  BARBARIT1ES OF FASHION.  If ladies have not hitherto realized  the enormous destruction of bird-life  caused by the uso of egret feathers  for the decoration of hats, they can  no longer plead that excuse for a  wasteful and cruel fashion, says tho  London Standard. Our frequent protests are now reinforced by the official figures contained in a consular report issued on the trade of Venezuela.  There are two sorts of egrets, or white  herons, which breed largely in South  America, the greater and the less.  Both are remarkable for their beaut-  ful milk-white plumage, which is indeed, to thoso unfortunate birds o,  fatal gift.  The facts set out by Mr. Do Lemos>,  British Vice-Consul al Ciudad Bolivar, show that if tho process goes on  for many years at the same rate, the  birds must in time become extinct.  Nearly 900 of the smaller breed havo  to be killed, and a little more than  200 of the larger, to make about two  pounds of these particular feathers.  Striking an average between the two,  and taking the whole amount exported last year, wo find that the number  of rerets U-illpd was more than a million" and. a half. In Venezuela, we  presume there is no. Society for the  Protection of Wild Birds. But there  is in Hanover Square and it would  do well to renew the appeal .to ,tho  better feelings of women, which did  Cor a.time produce some effect upon  "society." .".-  ���������  But "aigrettes" ���������' in other word.,  the feathers of the egret���������are, unhappily, just now in fashion. The tradespeople who make a profit out of them  have an easy, mode of quieting scrupulous consciences. If a lady \seeins  io hesitate on the score of humanity,  she is at once assured that the feathers are only artificial. But, in  most cases,' theso "imitation" feathers .ire merely the spoiled ones. The  differenco in price may be the difference between four shillings and ton.  Hut the difference in cruelty is nothing. There are, no doubt, artificial  aigrettes which may be bought for a  shilling apiece. But with theso wo  are not concerned. They are not sold  by smart milliners. Surely there must  be plenty of other ways in which ladies could adorn themselves without  rosorting to the wholesale destruction of the feathered race. The  slaughter for which they are directly  responsible is perfectly wanton, for  the simple reason that they would  look just as pretty and quite as well  dressed without them. Yet a whole  species is being exterminated merely  to gratify a passing freak of fashion;  We can pardon .a folly which is indulged merely from want of knowledge or want of thought, but no defence is possible for sheer want of  heart.  LETTING DOWN A LITTLE.  I guess that I'm making some headway, said the persistent lover, who is  not in favor with her father.  Bat I thought the old gentleman  kicked you out whenever he found you  at the house ?  He dices, but I have no'iced that he  is cot kicking nearly as ?rard of late,  I feel sure that ho is Gradually relenting.  pS  fis :*s <=���������*������ i-jz.&zi~sG:  THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1899.  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 00, 1S!)'J.  Should take with them a supply  of Dr. Fowler's Ext. of "  Wild Strawberry.  SLIGHTLY MISLEADING.  "Miner.*', Attention.���������Owing to a  r-trike iigninst a rcilnction of waijfs cut  in Koolcnay, B. 0.. miners aro requested to stny from thorp. When tho  strike is ended you will be nolilicil.  (]Rv order),*  Chas. A. McKay.  Agent Kootenay Minors' Unions, B.C."  The Review has no other motive in  referring to the present mining difficulty in the Slocan than to tell the absolute truth, and in doing it alone, wo  may not be carrying out the wishes  complete of either of tho two parties  most interested���������the miners or the  mine owners. 'However, we must say  the foregoing notice published by the  "Agent of the Koqtcnny Miners' Un-  ionsf" in some of the eastern papers,  conveys at leayt two wrong impressions���������tho one that there is a strike  and the other that the owners aro endeavoring to reduce the wages of the  men.  In the first place there is nosfrike.  In addressing the miners here some  weeks age, nt a meeting called to heir  Mr. Walker, of tlio Spokane labor  organ, Mr. Stockhiun, then president  of the Miners'Union, said ihere was  no strike���������it was simply a lock-out.  The owner*, announced their intentions  to bhut down thoir mines on the 1st of  Juno, and, oi' courso, the men quit  when the employment, closed. That is  not a strike in tlie propt-r sense of the  word.  Neither have the owners attempted  to reduce wages. Up lo the date mentioned, they were paying ?3.50 a day of  10 hours���������the highest wages in the  world for such work, and they are all  as willing to pay it now as thoy were  then, if they could only get the same  service. If the miners will a������sist in  restoring the old condition of things  the owners as a unit will agree to the  same pay. Tins is certainly not attempting a reduction of wages. Unfortunately a condition of things, unasked for, so far as the public are  aware, by 'either men or owners, is  forced on the owners which prevent.-'  them from getting the original service,  and (hoy simply fay we are willing to  pay relatively what the allows us to  get, and even more. They say we were  paying 35 conts an hour for ten hours  a day; we can .now only get eight  -hoius work and we are willing to pay  37i cents an hour for it. Surely no  fair man can assert from either premises that the owners have attempted  any reduction of wages. The situation is, the men want for relative service a raise of wages to 43-J cents an  hour. This is the naked truth, and  nothing more nor less. If thero is any  one to blame the responsibility must  be placed on the shoulders of the government that passed the law that has  created the serious complications.  Every person in the Slocan, knowing  the laborious and dangerous work the  miners have to dov wants to see them  get all the money they can ; but at the  same tunc the owners arc just as much  in their right in saying what they can  pay as the miners are in fixing their  demand. It is not enough to say that  because there arc six or eight dividend  payers in the camp all are wealthy and  can afford to pay what ever may be demanded, as it is no secret that scores  ���������of owners will never get the money out  of their properties which they put into  them, even at moderate wages to the  .miners.  Those   who   intend  g-oii'sy camping    this  beny.  Getting wet, catch-  hit*- cold, drinking' water that is not always  piirc.or eating-food tha4  disagree!-, may bring  on an attack of Colic,  Cramps and Diarihoc.i.  Prompt treatment  wilh Dr. Fowler's  Strawberry in such  cases relieves the pain,  checks tlio diarrhoea  ^ and prevents serious  :yg consequences. Don't  ^���������r- take chances of spoiling' a whole summer's  outing through neglect of putting- a bottle  of this great diarrhoea doctor in with youi  supplies. But see that it's the genuine  Di. Fowler's Exiract of Wild Strawberry,  as most of the imitations are highly dan-  gerous.  simply   throw in   the shade   any  instances    heretofore   exposed    in   the  courts.   These  things  loudly call for  the most diligent efforts   of  all who  wish  the future of the  country  well.  Tlie practice of purchasing has become  so general  that no  honest  man need  attempt an  election contest   as  it  is  money   that sways  the  results.   Th..t  there are Liberals in and out  of the  House,  as well  as Conservatives, who  revolt against this crocs without saying.  There is then  but one course open to  them, and that   is 11  united  effort  to  purily the electorate.   It is useless for  either one of the parlies  to attempt to  cleanse  the Augean  stables alone���������it  can only be done by a united effort of  well   wishers  of   the  country.     This  thing of personal canvassing is one of  the  chief sources  of all this   trouble.  So long as it is allowed by law so long  will unprincipled men be employed to  do it, and in their rounds learn all the  weaknesses of the electors with whom  they   come  in contact.      If  the   law  made personal canvassing  punishable  by    disfranchisement   and   imprisonment, it would go a long way towards  clearing  tri'j  atmosphere   of   election  corruption.    Lf we had   1 law compelling every mini to vote, who could  reasonably do so,  and prohibiting candidates, or their agents, from doing more  than holding public meetings and e're-  ulating their literature, thero would he  much less to astonish  the sensibilities  of   election   courts,   if,   indeed,   they  would ever be required.  friendly co-operation the best results  follow.  Up to a few months ago there was  this hearty co-operation between miners and owners in the Slocan, free from  distrust of every description. As a  consequence the district prospered as  few other districts of Canada prospered  111 the same length of time. Towns  sprang up in every direction ; mines  opened in every quarter, giving employment to hundreds of men at the  very highe.-t wages, and yielding a  voiy largo revenue for both Federal  and Local governments ; but now all is  changed. For tlie purpose of helping  a few politicians, lacking in abilities  to recommend th'em to ollieo, they pass  a law reducing by a lifill the earning  capabilities of the miners, unci leave  the situation iu a muddle, hoping that  in the scramble and mist they may  get a new lease of office.] [-This is all  they look after nnd all they care for, so  long as they hold the position of M.P.  P. the country may go to the clogs.  There is no denying the fact, ns some  of theso M.P.P's contend, that eight  hours is long enough to work in some  tunnels; but miners, ono, and all, admit they would much prefer to work  ten in others for the same pay. Then  why should an enactment be forced on  the country that pievents an amicable  settlement of all these matters between  owners and men as in days of yore?  No parties asked for such a law, and  certainly in the Slocan no one is benefited by it. In other camps, where the  prevailing wage was S3.00, there mny  hnvc boon an excuse for the shortening  of labor, but tinder the circumstances  there is no defence of a manacling  eight-hour law in the Slocan.  There are  v/eeds in everybody's  garden,  and no garden  was ever plant-  , ���������   ,,   ~_J-- .-���������������d   in   which  4^*\^������5fJ*^weeds did   not  v-feSi.** insolently   pre  sent t h e m -  selves. They  come without  invitation and  without a welcome. 'If you  recognize them  as weeds, and  if you have  sense enough  to know that  weeds choke  flowers, and  pull the weeds  up, root aud  branch, you  will save the  flowers.  There are  wcedi in the  health-garden of many a man aad woman.  The doctors call them disease germs. If  you have sense enough to distinguish them  from the flowers of health, aud root them  out, you will be robust, healthy and happy.  The most dangerous of all the weeds in the  flower garden of health is that deadly  creeper consumption.  There has never been but one medicine  that would choke out this weed, root and  all. That medicine is Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery. It acts diiectly on the  lungs through the blood, driving out all  impurities and disease germs, and building  up new and healthy tissue. It restores the  lost appetite, makes digestion and assimilation perfect, invigorates the liver, purifies the blood and fills it with the life-giving elements of tho food and tones and  builds up the nerves. It sustains the action of the heart and deepens the breathing, supplying the blood with life-giving  oxygen.    Medicine dealers sell it. '���������  "A doctor, who is considered an expert on  Iunjx troubles, told me I had consumption and  could not live lo:iir.'' writes Atrs. James Gatfield,  77 Mary Street, lrniiiiUou, Out., Can. "Three  bottles of Ijr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  cuied me complete^'."  Free. Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser. Send 31 one-cent stamps to  cover customs and mailing only for paper-  bound copv. Cloth-bound 50 cents. Ad-  dicss Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  AND OTHER INVESTMENTS.  Every Representation Guaranteed.  SANDON, B. 0.  The C  MIRY  Has for sale in quantities, Milk,  Cream, Butter Milk, Butter and  Fresh Eggs. Anyone c wan ting  these can be supplied at' moderate prices, by leaving their orders  with my milk delivery man.  ��������� H. TATTJIIE.  THE TRIBUNE AND LUCRE.  'SCAT! "SCABS.'  A BETTER UNDERSTANDING.  ELECTORAL CORRUPTION. ,  The exposures in  the Waterloo election, Ontario,  and in   many others of  the. Federal   bye-contests, lay  bare a  condition of things truly appalling.   It  has been brought out in  the Waterloo  trial that the Liberals  had  a gang of  men go through the constituency  and  wherever voters could be found, who  ���������were purchasable.pay them their price,  and hand   them money   to   purchase  others of their purchasable neighbors.  These were all reported to the faithful,  ���������and after the elections were over, lawyers interviewed them all informing  tliem that exposures of their offences  ���������would lead to   serious results.    This  was done to prevent them from giving  evidence in anticpated trials.   Now, it  is not to be supposed  that because a  voter is a Liberal he is corrupt, or because ho is a Conservative he is incor-  ruptable.   There is more or less of the  corruption  in  either party ,*   but  the  .tactics of these Liberals in these cases  Tho miners must not for a moment  imagine that in endeavoring to do the  best they can for themselves under the  mining laws of the province from time  to tiaic, so long as they listen to reason and are guided by the dictates of  fair play in the premises, the public  will hold them up for reproach. To  seo the matter fairly, however, they  ���������must confess that thoy are but one element in the question���������capital is the  other. Tlio average citizen of a country and the statesman, not the corner-  fence politician, who can see politics  no farther than he can sec personal  profit, see as paramount importance  the development of the country, and  they know that no country can develop  without the hearty and joint co-operation of capital and labor. Without  capital, holds cannot be opened for  the .employment of labor, and equally  capital without labor becomes a drug.  Under tbe circumBtnnces, then, it is  always best for each one to consult  and co-operate with  the other.   From  Children should always  increase in weight. Not to  grow, not to increase in flesh,  belongs to old age.  Present and future health  demands that this increase  in weight should be steady  and never failing.,  To delicate children,  Scott's Emulsion brings  richer blood and firmer  flesh. Better color comes  to the cheeks and stronger  muscles to the limbs. The  gain in weight is substantial;  it. comes to stay.  50c ..nil $1.00, all druggists.  SCOTT & IJOWNE, Chemists, Toronto.   :  Tho Silvertonian, that is usually disposed  to write on all   subjects with a  degree of fairness, if, wc fear, taking a  serious fever and is now writing 'about  "scabs," etcetera.   That scabs   arc tho  result of sores  is  generally  conceded,  but that they can be created whore no  sores have existed is open to question.  If the Silvertonian  can find from   its  ni'itcrn. medica that, they can  it is a  matter now to the public.   That there  is, however, a   wide   latitude   allowed  western journalism is readily conceded,  but even it cannot be the more admired  by  calling  ugly   names.     it appears  that   the Silvertonian   is desirous   of  calling  all   miners coming from   the  outside "scabs," under the present condition   of   things,  but,   of course, its  vocabulary is its own, and no one  has  any particular right to complain of its  choice,   if   its readers   do   not.     One  thing  that ruflles  our neighbor's good  nature is a declaration of sonic Ottawa  miners that the situation in the Slocan  was misrepresented to them   by some  attache   of the  Payne,   among   other  things in  saying thero was  no strike  and "only the demand was greater than  tho supply."    Wc  have shown in another column that the late president of  the Sandon Minors' Union declared in  a public meeting there was"no strike."  This shows that   the Payne man,   in  saying there  was none, did not lie,  as  the   Silvertonian   says   he did.   It is  equally true that the   demand in the  Slocan is greater than the supply, for  if   the   mines   opened   to-morrow   as  many more men as  could be found in  the Slocan would have to be imported  from somewhere.     The whole Slocan  could readily take on  2000 men and it  is a question if there are 1000 in  the  whole country.    It   would   be   much  better for all interested if the presB of  the country, instead of calling people  "scabs," "liars" and   such other   nice  names,   would  only set to   work and  show the people's representatives that  while retaining an eight-hour law,they  would  be serving the country   by removing conditions  in it that preveat  miners and mine owners  from being  their own masters,   that would grant  them the freedom  of  their liberty���������  recommended by all honest British institutions.  The Nelson Tribune seems to stop at  nothing, within the limits of decent  journalism, to manufacture motives for  newspapers that take a view of public  matters differing irom itself. Steeped  to the lips in the "gold cure" itself, it  concludes that all differing from it  must be influenced by mercenary  motives. Because The Mining Review  now objects to the penal clauses of the  eight-hour law, on the ground that  they unfairly force conditions on the  owners, they limit miners to tlio condition of wards of the state, deprive  the country of a large, badly needed  revenue, and have given the Slocan a  set back Irom which it will take years  to recover, in the eyes of the Nelson  Shibboleth its motives must be sordid.  The Review desires to see the miners  get the highest wages possible, that  they aro not overworked and that they  are in all respects tairly treated, as  they are one of the two elements���������capital being the other���������through which  the natural resources of this, or any  other country, can be brought to  proper account. From the passage of  the law, we have held, it has greatly  interfered with all these conditions  and wc, therefore, oppose the penal  phase of it. It may be that as the  owners see we have'opposed tho penal  clause of the act, on principle, they  will patronize this paper moro than  they otherwise would have done, but  that is all there is to it. As, however,  our neighbor cannot see a principle or  an advocacy without a cash payment,  that being the first "nature of the  baste," the public can well understand  its reveling in its proper clement.  FAINTER, F/3FE&MNQER,  KALsmmzR, decsri-itsr'  Will attend to orders from town  or country. . Command of the  largest and best assorted stock  of WALL PAPER in the Kootenay counuy. Orders "may be  left at Cliffe's Bookstore or at  my residence, Sandon.  M. L. Grimmett j ll. b.  Barrister,    Solicitor,    Notary  Puplic, Eic.  Sandon,     B. C.  A DIAMOND FOR A DOLLAR.  Limited   Special   Offer   Which   Will  Last for Ten Days Only.  GENUINE POMONA DIAMONDS  have a world-wide reputation. It is almost impossible to distinguish them  from genuine diamonds costing hundreds of dollars each. They arc worn  by the best people. We will forward a  Grnuixe Pomoxa Diamond mounted in  a heavy ring, pin, or stud to any address upon receipt of price, S1.00 each.  Earrings, screws or drops, ������2 per pair.  Ring settings are made of one continuous piece of thick, shelled gold, and.  are warranted not to tarnish. Special  combination offer for ten days onlv!  Ring and stud sent to any address upon  receipt of 31.50. Send for catalogue.  In ordering ring give linger measurement by using a piece of a string���������also  lull particulars. Address'plainlv,  The POMONA CO.',  11S1-11S3 Broadway, New York.  I. O. O. F.  Sliver City Lodge, No. 39, meets every Friday -&veniriE,at T.'M o'clock.!*! Crawiord's hall.  GKO. AVAITE, N. G.  ALBERT DAVID, V. G.  A. C. McARTIIUH, Sec.  All sojourning brothers cordially luvlted  to attend.  The Nelson Tribune in reply to this'  paper says:  "All the large producing and dividend-paying mines in Montana, and  Colorado, and Utah, are operated by  employers of union labor, and, somehow, the owners of the mines are not  suffering to any great extent. The  Review had better quit mining and return to farming."  How would it, do, for instance, for  those members of the union, who were  in reality farming all their lives up to  the last few months, to trv it again.  Tlie Tribune could help them out 011  pumpkins.  C5{  Jjv.7jvJjs.Jy.    JJv     Jjv     JJv     JJv     JJv     JJV     ���������***<.    JJV    JfV    J{V    ."[V jfy  A large .stock of the New  Novels and STANDARD  WORKS of the leading  authors. Mail orders for  any book published taken.  READ KIPLING'S  NOVELS.  . ������.r<.j'l.������<hj'l.fSj'l."wn.'*w*l.'ah'M.r<h<>i.r<k4  A large assortment of Pens  and Ink of the leading  makes, at eastern prices,  in large or small quantities.  Try Stephens' Inks.  USE FABER'S       .  ,        LEADPENGILS  CLIFFES'  SANDON.  BOOKSTORES,  NELSON.'  ������&LpCp������pdpifcs Jp Jp Jp ������p Jp <������p������p������pOpipt!Fi  .1 fl:  *i  i*  rii  \v  ?li tt>r  v;  tx idm  m  m  m  SS "1  m  n ���������-���������-; j  ������  .* J  m  l4  8'  ������'H  ������������������������  Hi  fit-]  J ,'J  5'  1 ���������".)  -Mi  ������9  m  i  '!';  ', ���������'.  > *i  ill  III  l-'jil  m  ml  im  mi  i.SK ?  m  W  1 THE MINING REVIEW���������SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30,  1899.  MINING  RECORDS.  " Recorded  at  New Denver.  LOCATIONS.  Sept 12���������Vegia, Dardanelles basin, J  Brown.   Lovesa,  same,   J W   Powers.  Ruby Fraction,   Fidelity Butte,   S T  Walker, N D McMillan and II M Wal-  ,. ker.  lo���������-Sir Kitchener, Carpenter cr, E M  Quirk. Little John, same, F Ilnndrick-  sor.. Nancv Bell, 11 f same, L H Weill.  Petti Bleu, Slocan lake, C G Baker, If  M Walker.  14���������Magnet, same, N D McMillan, W  W Merkley, S T Walker. Eclipse and  Mica.snmo.N D McMillan, W Mevklcy.  Edith Potter, Cari >oo cr, F Gardner, W  Bouard. Delcware,_samo, Furness, 11 f  Carpenter, H Kels iii.  15���������Mayflower, near Silverton. .T Es-  terbrook. Thistle, Galena Farm, J  Taylor, Tom Clair, Jane Woll!', Conard  Bill. Oregon, Wilson crc-ek, J Hiran.  Maine, same, MBrosscau.  1G���������Little Joe, Red mt, F L.Byron.  Slide, Eight Mile cr, -same. Diamond  Fraction, Ruth mt, G B Knowles.  IS���������Silver Fox, Rossiand cr, T E  Davisj'T C Hartinan. ,,  20������������������Herkulus, n f Carpenter, A Johnson.   Westmanna, same, C Kumlin.  22���������Elevated. Eight Mile cr, J E Barrett.  23���������Night Hawk, Four Mile cr, Ben  Kneebone. Web Foot, same. PI Salt.  Bristol Fraction, same, Ben Kneebone.  25���������Gibralter, Blue Bird mt, E M  Quirk. Time Fraction, Ten Mile cr, E  A Patterson. Orient, near Foi-u* Mile,  W H Sandiford. Diana, same, J IS  Brouso. Aurora, same, L R Forbes.  Dividend, same, A Thompson.  26���������High Arc Fraction, Idaho basin,  J Batt.  ASSESSMENTS.  Sept 13���������Liberator No 2, Northern  Pacilic, Shandon Bells, Humphrey,  Blake, Random. 14���������Fitz, Copper Dip,  Mountain Boll. 15���������Los Vegas, Province for 3 years, Prospect same, Pacific same, Essex Fraction same. 16���������  Defender, Orient Fraction. IS���������Silvertonian. 20���������Chitapa, Tamarack 3 years,  Mammoth, Rossiand, Red Mountain,  Big Jim Basin, Lucky Jack, Independent Fraction. 21���������T &. Ii. 22���������Daylight, St Clair. 24���������Anglo-Saxon. 25  ���������Bobtail Fraction, Clipper, Vanconi,  Ramola, Zoroaster.  Tl'AXSFEIt.S.  Sept 13--Blake, C M Gething and G  Long to L H Weill, Aug 10. Gtcncoe I,  H McKoa to D A McDonnell, Aujr 5,  1S97. Ruby, A A Williamson to H M  Walker, July 25. Perscvcrenee, same  to same, same. Notice re Perscvcrenee  and Ruby.  14���������Parrott -j, I-I Dilly to C K Hammond.    Return}, P M Hayes to same.  15���������Ruby and Perseverence }, II M  Walker to N D McMillan, Aug 3. Same,  same to S T Walker, same. Chicago  No 2],AD Coplen to F P O'Neil, Sept  1. Phoenix, Libby R and Alhambra -J,  F P Christie to G H Winter, Aug S.  16���������Little John, C Kumlin to F Hen-  drickson;" Sept 13.  IS���������Notice of sheriff's sale of tho Cody  Fraction and Joker Fraction, Sept 15.  Hubert Fraction J, Florence L Mcln-  ���������qcs to D McKinnon, Sept 13.  19���������Hartney, Sylvanitc, Hub and  Hub, August Flower, Hunter and Edith  3alo and exclusive option to A I-I  .Blumenauer by A Jacobson, J Campbell, John Goettsche, J C Butler, E  Shannon, D D McPherson, T Avison,  A S McPherson, Sept IS.  20���������Kootenay Sovereign, ^ to W A  YanTassel, ������ to Esleo B Way, by E P  Bremner, Sept 19. Ella B and Abigail  i, R Taylor to J T Kelly, Sept 16. Province 9-16, same to A Muilan, same.  21���������Ella B *, Province ������, same to F L  Christie, Sept 13. Province }, J C  Ryan to same, Dec 29,1897. America  i, F II Bartlett to A L Roberts, Sept  10. .Great Britain $, J R Roebrts to  same, same. America J, F H Bartlett  to J R Roberts, same.  22-Gpisy Queen and Forest King 1-6,  35 L White to D L Brandon, Aug 16.  TOWER OF ATTORNEY.  . Sept 19���������F W Wright to Emily Swan,  April S. y D D McPherson to E Shannon Aug 29. ������������������  Four miners from Ottawa 'sign an  article in the Silvertonian saying the  Payne mine agent brought them here  under "the vilest kinds of falsehoods."  Some of these "falsehoods" are that  there was no strike, there no  trouble between capital and labor,  ihe ��������� demand for labor was greater  than the supply, * the wages were  the standard wages, etc'. Let lis see  how far these lire lies and endorsed  as such by the Silvertonian. Ex-prea-  ident Stockham said ' there is no  strike, only a lock-out. The public  know of no trouble between capital  and labor, only a law that prevents  them from coming together. We fully  believe that the complaint against tha  third count is as well founded as the  others. There is not a man in the  country today but knows that if the  managers were to announce a full start  up of the mines tomorrow there is not  enough men in the Slocan to fill the  jlaces���������they   would have   to be   im  ported from somewhere, therefore, the  supply woul-.l he unequal to the demand. We suppose the. Payne agent  told the men beforo starting just what  the wages should be, and whether they  were satisfactory or not tho men  should have decided before starting.  Tlie men finally ask if this is the free  country they read about. Well, it is  not, and it is the government, which  they call their friend, that has destroyed their freedom in preventing  them from selling their labor as they  clioose,  MRS. GILHULA.  Peraaanent  ,a������������ or uanoetPo  Some twelve years  .-itro Mrs. Elizabeth  Gilhula, wife of the  postmaster of Buxton, Ont., was talc en  ill with an obscure  stomach trouble  which her physicians pronounced  cancer of the stomach and informed  her that her lease of  life would be short.  On tho advice of  friends she commenced taking- Burdock  Blood Bitters. The results that followed  were little short of marvellous. Her  strength and vigor returned and in a short  time she was completely cured. Mrs.  Gilhula is to-day in the full enjoyment of  good health, and in all these years there has  not been the slightest return of the trouble.  Here is the letter Mrs. Gilhula wrote at  the time of her cure:  "About four years ago 1 was taken sick  with stomach trouble and consulted several  of the leading physicians here, all of whom  pronounced the disease to be cancer ofthe  stomach of an incurable nature, and told'  me that it was hardly to be expected that  I could !j ve long. Afterward the two doctors  who \\c.\o attending me gave mo up to die.  ''By the advice of some of my friends,  who know of tho virtues of Burdock Blood  Bitters, I was induced to try it, and I am  now li.ippy to **ay that after using part of  ihe fir-st bottle I felt so much better I was  able to.get up. I am thankful to state that  I am completely cured ofthe disease by the  use of B. B.B., although it had baffled the  loctorsfora long time. lam firmly con-  vincod that Burdock Blood Bitters saved  my life."  Hi-rr is the letter received front Iter a short  tint 1' ngo :  " I am still in good health. I thank  Burdock Blood Bitters for saving my life  twelve years ago, and highly recommend  if to other sufferers fiom stomach troubl  :ind.  Elizabeth Gilhula.  CoaWUM'PTHMI end  ,''nw        "!I irso KKSE.ISIES,  "P'W B   ���������     HMTITiailS   ol   DIOOSN  J&'1������-J>!'"������>J?~~^*^     ������*������1*CKI. 1������>������mS  e*-"^ ttE1 At'Ii'-E'ffi'FE,  i)>������l������il.i,nw, J:i" S-witrMM of lhL-4 wrticlo  r.iv ::!C������t .'u.t.ui'V.st.  By the aid of T!,  gotten L-idof.ili -u.i  me for over a \ cr  ably i'.\ v.-eir-lu."  1. H. \v;  O'-'C.   "~  DAVIS & L..  ,0 P. if: I.. Emulsion, I have  UK ,.oi:>'h which had troubled  . ���������_:.'!. vo gained conslder-  y'l*. AM, C.E., Montreal.  .: ���������' '   p.-r PuJtl'J  .. O.. Limited,  AND SOO LINE.  DAILY     DAILY  FAST AND SUPERIOR SERVICE  JUST INAUGURATED.  EAST  WEST  Optional routes East from the Kootenay country.       .  Eirst-class sleepers on all trains from  ���������Arrowhead and Kootenay Landin������._   '  Tourist cars pass Revelstoke daily,  for St. Paul. Thursdays for Montreal  and Boston. Tuesdays and Saturdays  for Toronto.   .���������'���������'���������������������������   --SANDON TO������������������  Toronto 94 hours,   Montreal 9S hours,  NewYork 110 hours, Winnipeg 54hours.  Vancouver 24 hours. Victoria 29 hours.  CONNECTIONS.  Daily to points reached yia Nakusp.  Daily,   except   Sunday,    to   points  reached via Rosebery and Slocan City.  DAILY TRAIN.  13.30   Lv. Sandon   '      Arr.   13.00  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked to destination.  A. C. Mo ARTHUR, Agent, Sandon  W. F. Anderson.Trav. Pass. Agt., Nelson  E.J. Coyle, Aast. Gen. Pass. Agt., Vancouver  TILT/! LO&QE,  NO. U. D.  A. P. AND A. 31.  Regular Communication ofthe lodge.  Meets 1st Thursday  in each month at  8 p. m. Visiting  brethren cordially  Invited.  W. II. LILLY.  Scc'y.  A FEW INTERESTING  FACTS.  When people aro contemplating a. Irip,  whether on buslnessor |>ieaiiure, they naturally want the hestM-rvlce obtainable so l:ir as  speed, eonilort anil safety Is coi.eerned. Employees of Iho 'Wlscoiisin Central Lines are  paid to servo the public, and our I rains are  operated so as to make close connections with  diverging lines at nil Junction points.  Pullman 1'iilnca Slc-pingand Chair Carson  through trains.  Dining Car service excelled. Meals served  a la Carte.  In-order lo obtain this llrst-cla<s service,  ask the ticket agon 11u sell you a ticket over  THE WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES  nnd you will mnko direct connections nt St.  Paul for Chicago, Milwaukee and all points  cast*  Kornny lurther Information  call on any  tlcketageiit, or correspond wilh  Jas. Pond, or .Lis. A. Clock,  Gen. Pas-. Agent,       Geuoml Agent.  Milwaukee, Wis. 2in Stark SI.,  Portland, Or.  COMPANY.  Operating Knslo & Slocan "Railway  International Navigation  it Trad. Co  Schedule of Time  Pacific Standard Time  KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY  Passenger train for Sandon and way  stations leaves Kaslo al S a m; Daily, returning, leaves Sandon al l.Jj p m. arriving at  3.5j p m.  International Navigation it Trading Co.  Operating on Kootenay Lake and River.  SS. INTERNATIONAL  Leaves Kaslo for Nelson at (i a m, dally except Sundaj; returning. leaves Nelson at ���������l.:j0  p m, calling at Bailout-, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  and.ill way points. Connects with .Sleamor  Alberta to and from Hound's Ferry, Idaho;  iil.voSFctN train to and irom Spokane at  Five Mile Point.  S S. ALBERTA  Leaves Xelson ior Honner's Perry,Tuesdays,  Thun-days and Saturdays at 7 a in, connecting  with Steamer International Irom Kaslo al  Pilot Hnv; returning, leaver J'onner's Ferry al,  7 um, Wedne.-dnys, Fridays and Sundays,  connecting with Steamer International for  Knslo, Lardo and Aigenla. Direct, connections made at Bonner's Ferry with the Great.  Northern Railway for all points oast and west  LAimo-Du.NCAN- Division-,���������Steamer 'International leaves ICnsIo for Lardo and Aigenla  atS. 13 p m, Wednesdays and Fridavs. -  Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardo and  Argenta atS p in,Sundays.  Steamers cail at principal landings In both  directlons.andat oilier points.when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points In Canada and the  United States.  To ascertain rates and lull Informution,  address  ROBERT IRVING, Manager, Kaslo.  iiimiiiiiiniiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiii 1111 (M11 f 11 m i) 111 < 1111111 n i 111) t [ 1111111 ��������� 111 f ��������� 111111 i 111111 ��������� 111  SPOKANE FULLS X NORTHERN  NELSON I FORI SHEPP-U! RY  RED a-jlHTftlH  The only All-raill route without change  of cars betwen Nelson and   Uoss-  lantl and  Spokane and Eossland.  LEAVE DAILY 'AIUtTVI*  (i.'JO a.m Nelson 5..1.5 p.m.  12.05 a.m Rossiand 11.20 p.m.  S.30 a.m Spokane 3.10 p.m.  Tho train that leaves Nelson at 0.20 a.m.  makes close connections nt Spokane with  rains for all  PACIFIC CO/IST POINTS.  Passensrers for Kettle Eivcr and Boundary Creek connect at Marcus with  Stage daily.  C. G. Dixon, G. I'. T. A.  G.T. Tackabury, Gen. Agent, kelson.  Northern Pacilic Ry.  THE FAST LINE  TO A L.L. POINTS.  The Dining CarKouto 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 plonts In the United  States und Canada.  Steamship tickets to all parts of the world.  Tickets to China and Japan via Tacoma  and Northern Pnciflc Steamship Co.  Trainsdepartlrom Spokane:  No. 1, West at 3.40 p. m., daily:  No. 2, East at 7.30 p. m., daily.  ,For- information,'timo cards, maps  and  tickets apply to agents ol the S. F. & N.  F. D. GIBBS, Gen. Agent, Spokane. Wash.  A. D. CHARLTON, Asst.Gen. Pass. Agent.  255 Morrison St., Co   3rd,Portland, Ore.  Kaslo and Slocan Railway.  TinE xdRb.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Going West.       Daily.       Going East.  Leave 8.00 a.m.        Kaslo      Arrive 8.55 p.m.  "      8.32   "      South Folk      "      3.20     *'  "      9.30   " Spoules "      2.25     "  0.45 " Whitewater ���������' 2.10 "  " 9.55 " Bear Lake " . ' 2.00 "  " 10.12 " McGuigan' " 1.45 "  "     10.2.5," Rallcv's '"     1.34     "  "     10.3:*   "   Cody Junction   "    . 1.2JJ  ."  Arrlvel0.40  ." Sandon      Leave 1.15    "  CODY BRANCH.  Lenve 11.00 a.m.     Sandon    Arrive 11.40 n-m.  "     11.15    " Cody 11.25   "  '   .     ������������������ ' GEO. P. COPELAND,  Superintendent.  For cheap Railroad and Steamship Tickets,  o and from all points,apply to S. Campbeli.,  Agent, Sandon.    '/_ ���������_   Wc have always been known for our'  printing fame���������that is why we are always so  busy. Jf 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 been a  live advertising medium, and it is increasing  the circulation. Give your advertising from  a circulation point of view, just as it is done  in all the large cities, and never-mind the*.  It  policy of the paper in this matter���������look for  returns from your advertisement.  Dry Goods! pry fiwm Dry Goods!  We have just received a lara;e shipment from the east.  NEW DRESS PATTERNS.      NEW FANCY SILKS.  NEW FLANNELETTES.      NEW EIDERDOWN.  Ladies', Misses' and Children's-(I-Iealth Brand) Underwear.  We also carry a full line of Carpets, Linoleums, Floor Oilcloths,  Curtains and Window Shades..  J  u  Contractors  and Builders.  Factory opposite the C. P. E. freight shed.  Plans and Estimates  Furnished on all  Classes of Building.  P. O. Box 155.  Sash and Doors, Frames and Mouldings on hand or to order  on short notice.  Dealers in Rough and Dressed Lumber,  Shingles, Lath, Lime and Brick.  ATLANTIC STEAMSHIP' TICKETS ���������  To and from Furopean points via  Canadian and American lines. Apply  for s'lilim*: dates, rates and full infor  mation to any C. P. R. agent or  A. C. AIcAETHTJR, Sandon.  VV. P.F.Cu:d m ings, Gen. S. S. Agt.,  T Winnipeg.  CALL A!ND GET PRICES.  SANDON, B.C.  it Sandon, Rossiand, Nelson, Kaslo, Pilot Bay and Three Forks.  Sandon. Slocan City.  \V. S. Dre-wry  Sandou,I3. C.  H. T. TWIQG  New Denver, B.C.  DREWRY & TWIGG,  Dominion and Provincial Land Surveyors.  Civil and "Mining Engineers.  BedforiKUcXcil Code.  The undersigned has had over two years'  experience in tuning and repairing pianos  and organs, and holds several good recommendations lor work done. Parties wishing  to have pianos tuned may leavo orders at  CUflo.Bbook.toro. _ ���������      1VJ.BARR0N.  WM -u^.-.-x^<--u.-  ..~.-^-J.I .iZw- ~> Z .sJy;������- I VI U.x *������f.."  of Westbrook, who had often supplied his friend's deficiencies, and, who  was getting tired of doing ho, had suggested that a clear hundred a year  would be made if they took a resident  pupil who_paid a hundred and fifty.  : -       ; CHAPTEB  Y/y ; ' :   Alethea's   grurnbies"   ^^^^ST^ ZZlo^T ������������������  When Ernest  Westbrook ������ woke  the  Mrs.  Longford,   with   a    bugnt  smile, ^ l      ^ ho^  which seemed to have  next morning, it was with' the unpleas- j    she finds fault  with everybody ana noihing in R bufc BLudio3> dining and  ���������mt consciousness of having very near-1 everything on principle, but she would  ly made a fool of himself.   Never once, ��������� Persist in coming with me this after-  in   the  four-and-twenty    years  of  his-noon; it was only because she ^ould  life, had ,he been so near asking a wo-: meet  Mr.   Westbrook,  I believe,  man to "be his wife as ho had been ito'   -This waa said in an easy,, mallor-of-  drawing rooms.  Then it waa suggested that the  whole family would lose'-caste if Mr.  Longford took a pupil. But despite all  truth  ���������IB THE GARDEN OF WSA*^W%&Z������^^S������  ary of the world, Its mines provided  its rulers    with  S^roffM^ of"Erne7t Wcslbrook  any>ligation to'auy one in thistrans-  XchUhis',m^ had only for the,   sake   of   the ..money he  acti^ ^h^con ^^^^ll^J  tlmost led him to take. ���������8��������� possess! .There^ was sacrilege >a ' Z^*?,}&^^ nntoninaatovm  "I must be more careful, or, I shair the very, ^^^^  iprtiinlv nut' mv foot in it " wis his an<i there that she should never like.     " neni^va   enteieci    ino     arawing-  icrtamly put my loot m it,   ,was.^a Misa Lon������rford ' room, after having changed her dress,  uenlal remark, as he finished dressing, ^t^eThea.Longford was  by.     rio!'she found not only Mrs. Longford and  means  so bad as  she painted, herself,   her    two,  daughters    -present,    but a  ind went down stairs to breakfast  Ho'fou.nd  his   mother  busy   with   a  rile of jettors  which  had just  arriv-  and  by the time the cab stopped   be-  fourth  lady.. to whom  she  was  inlro-  ������d, and as there was also a small heap fore her father's house she had, forgot- [ duced,. and.whowas spoken of as Mrs  ftPonTi.s"*%v7Vla"te;he"just"kissed his ten  all about Ernest Westbrooky and 'Harding*, observations  n-arent  siid ���������trood^morninc to Eva   and bis possible twenty thousand a    year,       ���������&    lew:   commonplace      ouseivauons  parent, sain, gooa-mornmg to ,i*,va, ami *��������� descantincr     about    schools iwerc made, and then the stranger, who  &hen busied himself with his breakfast "no    was aescanuui, ,,  aupuc    sonuuis, | ���������      . .-.      ��������� ,    -   +���������rnn,i   ro  nnr  hproinp  ind his correspondence ' and  aboiit drawing from   the antique ,waa  a wiclow, turnou   to  oui   neroine,  a, snnn n<3 (hp mral \vaq over he went and  from life,    about    at-homes,    five  aQc asked:      ...,,  as soon as tne meat was over newern. ,,-���������-. , - .m,i conversaziones in a 'What.do you think of tho Academy  nut, and the girl saw no more of him ocio^k:  roaH.in.iconversaziones_.in   a .. AT*|     -R.1TUinli*h?"  Until dinner, time; then hesoemed tired manner that was perfectly bewildering  this.^J^v.^1��������� ^^^j     cam^ to  >nd sleepy with' his long ride, andhad t o^ooi^ va       uil d        ^   hedijor Qf ' town t'his afternoon,"'was tho reply,  rery little to say either to his mother -,..-, J-ne cau naa_punea up ai ine aoor OI i    ,,n, r , . -   , ,.',      n chill  ���������rtn*ip���������if i a house , in, Gower , street,     Blooms- | '---.Vii, yes, 1 lorgot, Dy tne way, snail  Forturiatel'y for her peace of mind bury.. Scarcely vvas,the'door opened ' we make-up, a flirty to meet at Bur-  .nd for hJrfi,,��������������� in the careersho b ay servant thana gril, dressed'in the Imgton House,to-morrow, Mrs. Long-  Lean^ to^followshe had no^usSoion same fantastic fashion ,as !her. sister, ford and then go on to Kew inlhe  ZT^n^Westhtoo^rlo. SV childish  in her:   i^^:*}:���������*^^^^*^ delightful  Sfnfiff- 6nteriainfed ^ ^"- K^.nl m^^w^n^s | ^he^&^aSSS^ looked ' at  She admired him as every true artist old as Eva, rushed forward) embraced; Eva; then, seeing no sign of any desire  must admire, the, paction of manly ber m?ther_and: sister-as,; though^she  ^er^rtto^ Un with the sugge,-  fed her with one of his darts,  had. done so, she was quite unconscious'    "You  are Miss Randolph arid I ; am   seen papa; he may   have made    some  if it      ',-'������������������ *       '       c I Bell Longford.     You may kisa me."    -plans for us-himself; that is," with   a  In truth she would  have thought it I,   Eva humbly availed herself of-   this   glance at Eva, "unless Miss Randolph  unworthy of (herself and ungrateful to permiss.ou, though she felt tempted to is^anxious for. some mild dissipation,  her benefactress, to have entertained say that she was not particularly anxi- ,,.Oh! no, 1 must work, said Eva  mch ambitious hopes with, regard to ous to kiss any one, and then she was| Pray do"not consider mo in your ar-  Ernestfor an- instant. So, though she .led'.up three long flights of stairs until rangements with regard to amuse-  vas disappointed at seeing so littio of she had   reached^he top  floor, where . m?.n's- <���������-     ��������� .  '   ���������   -'       - ���������-    ~ she was shown, into a small back room I    Whereupon Mrs.    Harding  indulged  that commanded an  extensive view of  in . a peculiar smile,  whilo  an  expres-  chiinneys and housetops. . jsion  of mortification came    over    the  "You will have this room all to your- . countenances    of   the Longfords,    for  self,"    said   Bell Longford,-   who had  they had been foolish enough to imply  danced  up   before ..--.her;-  "won't    that   that  Miss Randolph    was  an  orphan,  be nice?" ' v'--''.',-'        ;       j who had come to pay them a long visit  "Yes, very nice," replied the orphan  and-Mrs. Harding who more than sus-  girl as, cheerfully as she couldl".'     :       ,:pected    the     circumstances      of    her  But her heart ������ank within her as she  friends,    at once!   saw    through1 the  Itim' on' this her la.st dayl at the Grange,  ihe had; not, the least suspicion that he  iad gone out on purpose to avoid her.  The next afternoon they all arrived  In London. The, Westbrooks intended  lo go straight to' their house in town;  ivhile Eva was to be met alt the railway station by the wife of "the artist  In whose'house she was to reside.   ,  " There is Mrs. Longford with one  Df her daughters," exclaimed Ernest  as the train passed slowly into the station. ������������������'-���������  ',,..-  Eva looked at them  earnestly. Mrs  compared  this dingy, , shabby, -garret  flimsy  pretense.:  r, of lace and. roses, and '    r-l'ea, however, ,v  with the bower, of lace and. roses, and '    -1'ea, however,.was announced at Ihis  sweet-sceate 1 flowers which    she^; had moment, and Eva, quite unconscious of  left behind her at the Grange. And as the  vexation she had  inflicted,      was  Lon'gfoi-d'mTght  be" about"fifty  years (.the contrast presented    itself    to her taken possession, of   by    Bell and  led  d������ age,  for  her hair was of a silvery mind  so Alethea    Longford's   .remark d������wn to the dining-room,  white   but her bright cheeks were as about its being impossible for rich peo- -They were all seated at table when  red as those-o������, a milkmaid, her large'Pie to be unhappy came with it.         y a tall,  ungainly young    woman,    with  iarkrbrown eyes seemed to sparkle with1    But Eva sternly drove such thoughts aIL   abundance'   of light    brown hair,  routh arid kindliness and good feeling, away from her,    feeling that    if    she1.��������� Her-   fingers    were  ink-stained,  her  ind her smile revealed teeth that, de- yielded to theih they would poison the hair was tumbled, hert collar was un-  ipite   her   prematurely   bleached  hair, sources of all contentment and enjoy- pinned, she was destitute of cuffs, and  made her appear quite youthful. Rath- ment. ���������'������������������   Instead    of    contrasting    all some of the buttons of the front     of  w tall  w.nd stout enough to look very things    with- Westbrook   Grange,    she her    dress   were missing,    and    pins  ma  er  stood  RAILROAD SOON TO RUN THROUGH  THAT INTERESTING PLACE.  An Enslihli Syndicate Has Secured a Contract lo Build u Line to tlio, J'erslau  Gull���������Something About the Country  Through    Which   tho   Railroad    Will  Pans.  The report comes from Europe that  an English syndicate has secured a  concession from the Sultan of Turkey  to build a railroad through the Euphrates Valley to the, Persian Gulf. If  this he time, as is most probably the  case, wo ahall_ soon be ablo to go by  rail to tlio site of the Garden of Eden,  as it is located by the Bible.'.  Headers of Genesis will remember  that It is stated in the second chapter,  vorses 8-1-1, that "Tho Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and  there ho put man whom ho had formed . . . . and a river went out of  Eden to water, the garden; and from  thence it was parted, and became into  four heads," or streams, two of which  were the Tigris and the Euphrutes.  It is reasoned from these statements  that the Biblical Garden: of Eden was  in Mesopotamia, the district lying between the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. .Trn������ being the case, it is no ex-  aggerati - say that the. new  rail  road whi       s to be constructed along  the- Valle.   of the Euphrates will pass  through  the    site    of    the Garden  of  Eden.        , ,  ITS TRADE IMPORTANCE.  ���������The importance of the project docs  not, however, lie in this, but in the  great country which will be opened to  trade and European influence by this  railway. The project of building a  railroad from Constantinople to the  Persian Gulf was broached many years  ago,' being first put into pructical  shape by the great engineer Be Les-  seps, who petitioned the Sultan to  that end, but in vain. England has  tried beforo to obtaki this concession  having entered upon negotiations for  this purpose in 1878, but all for nothing, on account of the complications  with Russia which then ensued.  It was Russia's turn some years  later to seek a similar privilege, but  this, too, was denied, although the attempt to hide tho real purpose of cutting England out was cloaked by tho  pretence that the road would run from  Tripoli to the gulf and connect with  Bagdad by a branch road, But the  Porte feared to give tho Bear a foot-  ' '   ixi" Asia  Miner,  and   the   project  untold wealth, its  fruits was tho delightful food of  oountless lands. All this was made  possible by the tremendous Irrigation  system, by means of canals running*  from the great rivers which raa  through the country. These ruined  waterways are the marvel of modern  engineers, who wonder at the scientific achievements of thousands of  years ago. But-all of these could bo-  restored to usefulness, and the rich'  soil, almost virgin now after its centuries of rest, could once more be  brought to yield abundantly to its"  cultivators.  ad  wildness ���������. ���������_. ,      . . _ ,   _  her fearful and wonderful costume. Her ment that you should, have a rooinj to  outer garment was notonlj of a   pe- yourself," continued Bell, who chat.ter-  ..���������.   specially   design���������   ._   ._    ���������       ...    ,,   ., ���������  beholders. Miss Longford might have: Wlth 'A lethea and me; but I don't sup  been- sixteen or six-and-twenty, it P0^ you w-ouJd mind her coming back  would have been impossible for Ernest would you?, , ^. .-.,  Westbrook to have said which age she Instinctively Eva felt that she had  approached most closely, and. he now her own/way to fight in. life single  made some'trifling remark about her handed, and. that no friend's arm ox-  being rather good-looking, when his voice was at hand; to protect; her, and  mother said,   angrily:  Good-looking !   1 call her a fright.  I wonder her mother allows her to go  about  dressed out   like  that.   I   hope,  he now said quietly,- and with a smile,  though her lips grew dry with suppressed nervousness: ���������.... | -  "I!am afraid I should mind it.,I  Eva, that you-will always havo more want to work in my room he well as  respect 'for yourself than to follow [������ sleoP *" '������. and sometimes I like to  that young person's example in the ,,J.1, n.f* , ��������� ��������� .-  way of dress." V ,7! ,lt J?csn t m!lLt^ m the least.  "I should be afraid everybody would *oa ll ho down soon, I suppose? We  stare at me if I wore such a costume," ?re,   S?lnf?  ,c.������ have. ^S^   tea   to-day  instead ol" dinner because pa and; Gus  will'neither bo at home. I'll send tho  girl upi to uncord your boxes."   i   .  Then Miss Bell    went away, nothing,  ruffled  in appearance, but she sought  with   flushed  replied Eva, while a faint blush came  over her peach-like face.  " Of course such a dress as that is  worn to attract attention," laughed  Ernest.   '..-''. , . ,       ��������� .- -  "Thon I am sure I.shall never have nav eldest sisti*r,    and,  one like  it,"   asserted Eva, with  such ch.^s- exclaimed:_  earnestness that even' Mrs. Westbrook  was sa tisfied.  'Lhe next moment Mrs. Longford advanced and shook hands with Ernest,  who introduced His mother and Eva;  then the latter was handed over to her  "She means to have her own way  and stand upon her rights, Alethea. I  tried it on about- Barbara sleeping in  her room, and she won't have it."  "Well, X don't blame her," was the  indifferent ,,reply.     "I  should   do tho  'I have been busy," was the absent  reply, "und I did not hear the bell  ring for tea. Oh, Mrs. Harding! I  didn't see you."  "You are more than usually blind  to-day," said hor mother, sharply,  "don't you see Miss Randolph?"  "Oh! papa's pupil ��������� yes; how do you  do? I_bope we shall bo good friends,"  and she rose impulsively, came to  Eva's side, and warmly took her hand.  '.Her unconventional sympathy and  eagerness touched the orphan girl's  heart and her eyes wero bright with  unbidden tears as she replied, with  more earnestness than the occasion  seemed to demand:  I'Indeed, I hope we shall."  "Two rushing school girls," was  Mrs. Harding's contemptuous mental  comment. "I hope Conrad won't be so  effusive toward her.'?  The thought had scarcely bep,n formed in her mind before Conrad Longford  and his father joined the party.  To  be Continued.  CAMEL RACES.  They Enthuse Hie Lovtrs or Sport In  Fur-  OH* Alscrla.  Camel races are hold regularly Ln tho  south of Algeria, where valuable prizes  aro. offered for the encouragement  of  companion's ignorance, " Rich- people  can't help being happy ; they liave everything to make them so. I only wish  I was rich ; I wouldn't ride in this  beastly cab and be jolted and rolled  about like this, if I were."  . And she made a grimace so expressive of disgust, ,that .Eva, who felt herself to be in some measure the cause  of her companion's annoyance, hastened to 'say;  " I am very sorry you should have  taken the trouble to come and meet  me,  if  you  dislike riding in cabs    so  much." ,.   ���������   ,  " Oh, you mustn't take any notice of  mother.  It was an odd family that Eva had  been sent to live with. Clever, well-  meaning people in their way, all , of  them addicted to "gush," and every  one, from father to Bell, evasive of the  responsibilities of life, and ready to  make any shift rather than boldly face  a difficulty. It was not Mr. Loug.  for-J's'own.-idea that he should receive  a lady pupil as a member of his family  ���������he would have been .quit* incapable  of meeting a pressing demand for  money in this prastieal way ��������� but his  old friend, Robert Carlyon; the rector  purchase. The racer, however, can be  depended on for nine'or ten, mines an  hour, and kept up for sixteen or seventeen hours almost without a stop.  The pace in a camel race; is generally  fast nnd furious at the beginning,  when all the animals are together ant!  seem to realize that a contest is in  progress.  ORIGIN OF THE FAN.  The ordinary folding fan was invented in the seventh century by a Japanese artist who derived the idea from  watching a bat closing its wings.  hold  was  dismissed.  At last Germany succeeded in doing  what all of the other Powers had failed to accomplish. In October, 1888.  the German Bank concluded an arrangements with tho Turkish Minister  of Internal Affairs, by which it undertook to build a railway from a  port opposiie Constantinople, first, to  Angora, aud later to Koniah. On  November 27������ 1892, four years later  than the signing of the agreement, the  first train was run from Ismid to Angora, and tbe Anatolian Railroad was  an established Lnstitiution." Kaiser  Wilhelm has not shown himself a  friend of tho Porte for nothing. Ho  desired an outlet for German industry  and capital, and he has found an excellent one. How excellent the world  is just beginning to find out.  EMPEHOR WILLIAM'S PET SCHliME  The extension of this railway from  Kcniah, iirst .to Bagdad, abo.tit /a  thousand miles, and thence, to Bas-  sora on the Persian Gulf, another four  hundred miles, has been a pet scheme  of the enterprising young monarch.  The move by which England now undertakes this work is but ono result of  tho entente cordiale lately sealed between him and his grandmother. It  means much for both Great Britain  and Germany. To Great Britain it  means a new and short route lo India,  a saving of at least five days over (he  Suez Canal route; to Gormany it means  a new field for colonization and a  good feeder for her road already in  operation.  The value of the country through  which these roads will pass has been  littio considered, perhaps because of  tho degeneration from which it has so  long suffered. A glance at the past  of this land of wealth is necessary to  an understanding of its future.  Asia Minor,, every schoolboy knows,  was the seat of the world's earliest  and highest civilization. Here wero  Assyria nnd Babylonia, enjoying the  sciences and arts five thousand years  13. C. We know from the Tel-Aniarna  letters that Egypt anxiously sought  ah ulliancc with Assyria, 1590 II. C  Loss than a thousand years later Palestine was overrun by her warriors  and the Jews were taken captive in  Assyria.  BATTLEFIELD OP NATIONS.  Phoenicia, with her ships plying nil  over the then known world, was situated on the1 western border of this  land. Croesus, the richest man  known to history, was King in Asia;  Minor. The flourishing settlements  of the Greeks were situated /on the  northwestern shores, and there, too,  stood ancient Mycenae. It was the  battlefield of the .nations, where  Greeks, Parthians, Romans, fought for  supremacy. .'Here-, were'the realms of  Cyrus and Alexander the Great.' The  degeneration of this fertile land began  first by the decline of its ruling dynasties, and then when it became a part  of the world embracing Byzantine Empire in the seventh century.  In the thirteenth century it was  overrun by the Mongolian hordes,in  their western emigration, to be eternally doom'ed by the .conquest of Sultan Selim in the sixteenth. Ever since  then it has been the property, of the  Turkish  Empire.      -! "  RECORD OP THE RAILROAD.  The record of the railroad, whieh has  boon in operation only for a few years,  and ovor a small territory, ia an indication of what may bo expected here-  aftor. The first year of its operation this railroad carried 300 carloads  of wheat, the second it had 700 of that  cereal to carry. The first year it  hauled but 70 car loads of rye, tho  second BOO. The first year thero were  400 car loads of corn, the second there  were 700.  So the story ruins for theso staple  products, which aro wanted always m  the world's markets. The railroad  has dono much to alter the character  of the country, to build up towns, to  open factories and bring good European colonists to cultivate its soil. Ono  of tho chief bars to tho progress of the  country has been the shiftless Turkish  inhabitants. They will not use any  modern tools, they ,do not want to bo  rich, thoy do not want to learn. They  do not know whaty'a harrow is, and a  cultivator'or harvesting machine is  something entirely beyond thoir comprehension. All they ' care for is  enough coffee to drink and enough tobacco to smoke.  Thoy   will  not   sit   in   the  seats  on  tho railway, but squat an the floor, so-  that at last it was (necessary to take  out the seats and leave the passonger  coaches almost like cattlo oars. Some  of them at first refused) to utilize the  cars for riding  or for  shipping,    but  this prejudice is now passing away, as  the increased earnings of the railway  show.      The chief'dependence for  tha  future,    however,    lies  not  upon  the  presont population, but upoir the immigrants    which  the    railway  brings  wilh  it.      Instead  of  taking  days   to  transport goods, with groat'risk from.  Bedouims  to caravans,   thoy  are  now  shipped in hours  by  the railway.  THE  SPARSE POPULATION,  which  seemed  to   be  an   objection   at  first, mow proves an advantage for the-  newcomers from Europe have no difficulty   in finding  all  the  room   they  require.  If the question now be asked, "What  can the land produce ?" the answer  might be given, "Everything," for the-  climates of the different parts of Asia  Minor and Mesopotamia are so different that almost anything that grows  anywhere can bo raised successfully  somewhere in this broad domain.'It ia  the railway that will bring tho needed,  energy to make the whole land blossom and bloom from end to end.  Croesus, King of Lydia, is reported  to have drawn his wealth from the-,  sands of the Uiver Pactolus, heavy  with gold. The mountains whence  this stream originates must still have  untold troasure hidden in thoir bowels.  Only of late European enterprise has-  awakened to the facts, and several  companies are now working the silver,  copper, iron and load mines of the  mountains.  According to legends, which are almost history, Mithridatos found his-  store of precious stones in tho valleys,  of the Pontic coast;,and it is now settled that onyx, agate and jasper are  to be on the coast of Trebizond.  'i'ho future '.oiuls, to Asia Minor and  Mesopotamia a3 powerful rivals to-  Africa, offering a better climate and  richer reward than can be found in  the torrid wilds of either tha East or  West  African coast.  Hero is to -bo the theatre of another  world tstruggle for supremacy. It is-  to be the Anglo-Saxon-German against  the ambitious Slav.  A FARMER'*-: VICTORY.  Khc'-iuinll-,iii Iljid S-'a-tK-iU'd Iti J-'uiin-t Upon  Illill for Yonri :in<l <Juiim'iI Illiu 1'inl-  Irss .lIKery-Tells Mow lie I'ound a  Oin-c.  From the Acadian, Wolfville, N. S.  Among the many in this vicinityj-  who firmly bolieve in the efficacy of  Br. Williams' Pink Pills asa'-*ure fur  rheumatism is Mr. John Stewart, of  Hortonvillo. To a representative of  the Acadian who recently interviewed  him, Mr. Stewart said he had been a  victim to the pangs of rheumatism for  upwards of twenty years. Two years  ago Mr. Stewart was Lhrown fiom a  load of hay and was injured so severely  that he was obliged to take to his bed.  While in this condition bis old enemy  ���������rheumatism���������again fastened itself  upou him, tlio pains radiating to  almost every joint in his body, making  life almost a burden. He had read  frequently in the Acadian of the-  cures effected through tho use of Dr.  Williams' "Pink Pills and doclded  to give them a trial.. After the  use of a few boxes tho -pains began to-  diminish, and his general health began to improve. Mr. Stewart continued taking the pills until ho had  used eight boxes, when the pains had  entirely disappeared and another victory over disease had been won by this-  peerless medicine.  The Acadian van add that Mr. Stewart is worthy of every, credence, as he  is a man  of  intelligence  and sterjing-  qualities, whuse word is unhesitatingly:  accepted by all who know him.  The public is cautioned against  numerous pink cqlore.d imitations ,of  these famous pills. The genuine are  sold only in boxes, the wrapper around  which bears the words "Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People." If your-  dealer does not have them they will bo  sent postpaid at 50 cents a box, ior six  boxes for ������2.50, by addressing Oho Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville^  Oat.   ".-..���������������������������������������������  v<3  ll  -^      J   "3 1  I  ���������'V  f  >  Jt  i  m  m  m  m  h1  il  il  i  I II  -��������� ; if  $ til  7.  \<i  *?  I  in  m  ,1 rif  I  111  "*  '31  - ^l  i%  t ���������  \ i'i-fi,  ������������������! -���������;������#  I  1  ) vm  v   %  I  i'i'M CRIMINAL ANIMALS.  _ ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� o  A Yatnrallsl's Study of Thorouuhly Wicked  Wild Animals.  E. Soton Thompson, naturalist to the  government of Manitoba, gives in his  - book, "Wild Animals I Have Known,"  some curious examples of ' depravity  among wild beasts. The best story is  that of the New Mexican wolf who led  a band that killed a cow a day for five  years. Finally the ranchers offered  S1.CO0 for this wolf's pelt. Ho was eas  ily distinguished. His track was an  inch wider than that of other .wolves.  A professional wolf-hunter tried to  earn tho bounty, but the wolves killed  his   dogs  and   he   gave ,it   up.      Then  * Mr. Thompson took Jiha case. He melted cheese in the fat- of a hoifer in a  china dish, out it into lumps with a  bone knife to avoid,.the taint of metal  and put in strychnine and cyanide in  odor-proof capsules. Ho wore gloves  Btoeped  in    cow's    blood, and avoided  ' bronthing -on tho baits. The baits  were picked up. Ho followed - the  track and found that the wolf had lain  all four logelher and scattered dirt  over them.  The wolves then took to killing  sheep. Traps were set to the number of  130 in different parts of the ranch.  Tho trails of tho big wolf and of the  pack wero traced up to one set of  traps, and the doings of tho leader  were marked in the dust. Ho had  stopped the rest, warned by scent, and  scratched around the trap till ho found  the buried chain and picket. On another part of thci ranch he entered an  H-shaped series of traps, and detected  the danger.     The trail showed that ho  ' had slowly. backed out on his own  track, putting each paw down backward until out , of the dangorous  ground. He had then sprung some  of the traps by scratching clods and  .stones, backward at them with his  hind foot. He was at last oaught by  dragging over the traps the body of a  Jemale wolf, the scent of which ho followed.       ' - V '  -fo more skillful criminal than this  wolf was ever known. Old Eph, a  lame grizzly, which in two years ruined half the hog-raisors in tho Sacramento valley by his wasteful love -of  pork, was a close second. A bob-tailT  ed wolf kept the whole city of Paris  In terror for ten years at the beginning of tho fourteenth century, and  the Lochneo panther, in India, killed  .800 human boings in less than two  yoars. A famous roguo. dog of Derbyshire was oonspicuous by its faithful care, of sheep in the daytime, but  was savage and ugly towards men  strangers. It slept in the house, and  .was never suspected,, though shoep-  worrying took place on thie farms  near. At last it was tracked in tho  snow from a fold where twenty sheop  had beon killed to tho farm  where it  ��������� lived, tho dog having forgotten that  tho track would show, though it took  partial means to conceal it by running along tho  top 6f a stone wall.  Ont till ont and r������ti<ra  . v to   us,   irith. name of  your nearest express office  and irs wilt ssnd this watch  there for you to examine. It lj an  open-face, gold-plated,   dust proof  csso. handsomely engraved, fitted  with American model 7 Jewelled  Item wind and let moreiBenk,  lady's or grot's  ������Im. It Ii a  KOcd Uxne piece, equal In appearance to a 125.00 watch,  and le Just the thing for  trading:  purpoiea.     IT.   on  careful exumtuatlon you are  conTlnrcd   this     watch   1*  worth far more than we aalc.  par the express   agent  63.1)  -,i express * " '  pirr.       '���������Toronto, Can.  express charge* and It \t  yours.  Tejrry Watch Co.,  Box Z.  THE ALTERNATIVE.  An   Incident of  the  Terrible   Armenian  MnKsacreM.  The responsibility of taking human  life under any circumstanoes is tremendous. Justifiable ap it may bo to  kill in self defence, we cannot but admire the wonderful self-control of an  Armonian who preferred to die rather than live with blood upon his hands.  It was during the horrible massacres  in Armenia. A native, says the Rev.  George H. Hepworth; was employed in  one of the railroad stations.   Ho waa  AN  AFBICAN  LOVE  CHARM.  A new peril seems lo threaten white  men  in South Africa.     Thoy  are  in.- .,  danger of being cut into love charms standing on the platfo m, when the  and used to increase the marriage rate mob approached. AJTurk, who kne v  among ������i natives. Tho flesh of a j the man to be a faithful servant, hand-  European is considered by ihe "aok od him^ ^Bto^nymB^^ ^ ^  inhabitants of Natal as a charm pow- | de������eud your3elf. It is good for six of  erful enough to compel the love of any ; lhe rascals."  unwilling maiden. Whon a young i The Armenian look the weapon hesi-  black man loves a maiden and his love l^f^^���������������������������"  is - not reciprocated, he goes to a , a,?j ^R,t do ;���������.������ h'e said. " I'd rath-  witch doctor and asks for a love phil- j er die than commit murder."  ter. Other philters of a milder pot- In less than ten minutes he.was a  ency having been tried and the maiden Wsetlaud1 bleeding oor^^d the  still remaining obdurate and refusing   Jj6^^���������'" '       '  hor   black  suitor,  the  witch  to  lovo  doctor, as a last resort, proscribes,the  flesh of a white man.   ,_  Murders commuted for the possession of the coveted white flesh, while  not common, occur from time to time.  News has been received from Natal  of the hanging at Harding of a witch  doctor and his pupil for tho murder  of a farmer named Kay. Tho farmer  was  dragged from  his   bod   at   night,   ������a>   FOR OVBR FIFTY YEAR;  ME8. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING BTBOT tab--  need by mothorf for their cfcaarepteetnmg.xr,    wind  tha child, softer., tho l^'iJ'S,���������������������������  25o. ������ bob-  WOMAN'S EXPEDITION.  An expedition consisting entirely of  women has been formed in Australia  and aUer"being stabbed several times to espi0re the Solomon Islands, the  with an assegai, his throat was cut : noime of the fiercest cannibals known,  and his body left on the veldt. Part j-r-.).rQer'.0 white men have been able to  of tha dead man's neclfjyas cut away,; penetrate only a few miles inland. ,  and BUbsequently^fourfd  in  the  witch i    J trt..'c     U.irr       -.irlfll      /ifVlOT     " TT1 f\{\ lP.inP.S."   I    - ���������>      ������     ���������������.   ^ft.    JT ���������    A       QiVOB   n6W   life    to    tll6  1    I   IMk   if ' %b-    Hair.   Itumkesitgrow  ��������� <W   tamP    I       ^#   and restores the color.  Sold by all druggists.    500. a bottle.  TEA THAT IS TEA���������  0EYL0M-WCH AND FRACRAKT���������ONE TRIAL PROVES ALL.  Lead packages.  a5, 30, 40, 50 & 60a  gjl noarejtt exprew office and wewtlJ nhfp you this V?oU  "w with Outfit by erproii, eutject to 4xanUn������Uoa.    Jfct-  amino it at your expreu offlct, and if you And It exactly a*  ~   repronent It una entirely satisfactory, pay Lbf  expnai agent our ipscial prlci, ^i.95aoi           This It a finely flnlshtd.  idlvarii *-��������� --������������������"-  blghly jh . .  and sweet lu tone.    Complete with fiiut   ', extra act oTstriagi aod rutin.   A. genuine  bargain at tlio price,   Uuy direct from un and. wvo Uio dealer's profit  Johnston & MtFartane,  Box   6 Z/   Toronto, OnU  age.  caai  expren caargne.    Tnla It a finely S: .  Tegular tMf.Ou Stradivarlut modt] TloUa  rlflilj eolorftd, V ���������   * -1  iwILeted, powerfuJ  *.    ���������    ��������� RAPID FIRE ORGAN.  IA new electric organ placed in St.  Michael's Church, London, possesses  64,500 miles of wire. Tho action! of the  organ is so rapid that it would "repeat," if necessary, GO times por second.  Mill*. Mllla & Halool  BarTUtera.eto.. removed1  to Wesley BldgB., RioM  mond at W., Toronto,  -  Instruments, Drums, Uniforms, etc.  Every town can have a band.  Lowest prices over quoted. Fine catal ogue, 500 lllus-  trattons, mailed free. Write u������ for anything in  1 .. Mujio or Musical Instrument!.  WHALEY R0YCE & CO.,    ���������    Toronto, Can.  ONE! N!QHT<������ruu".H������ foMt.p'i/.'iol  "BEAVER BRAND" Maohlntoah  never hardens k Is guaranteed Waterproof. Ai& for lt.take no other. Beo*  ver Bubher Olothiftg Oo. Mjjntreal.  ���������' ���������  ' CRIME IN PARIS.  It' is stated that about one in eighteen of lhe population of Paris livo on  charity,    with . a     tendency      toward  MONTREAL HOTEL DIRE0T0RY.  doctor's  bag, with  other "medicines  The "head devil" in the murder was a  wiich  doctor named Umtanti.      With  him   was  associated   his  pupil,   Sibal-  weui.      Sibalweni  had  not  yet  taken  his degree as a .witch doctor, but was  studying under Umtanti, who considered    him    a promising    pupil.      Tho  two were    helped  in    the murder  by  two men, who seem"to have been simply  employes of Umtanti's college  of  crime,  medicine.      These    two  men  received i  life    sentences.    ,When Umtanti and!  his  pupil  were  hanged  eighty   native'  chiefs and headmen were assembled in Th������ " Balmoral," Free BU8 *ji���������b& up.  order that thoy might see the execu- Q-^TTvL-- i_i,������ Europearpi^TKoo���������  tion and spread the news of it abroad   1,0X61 hVLrBlSLUvj from n ft a��������� up. opp.  among \he  nalives.      Tho natives have    G.T.R. Station, Momreal. Geo Caralakot Co., Prop's.  had an idea that when one of them nycuij--- HQUSE  has been arrested for a similar crime ������������*���������������������������������������*  he has not been killed, but simply  sont to some far-off place, where he  eventually died. The recent execution was intended as an object lesson.  Recently a littio child, which was  stolon froto its parents in the Bar-  borton district of Natal,. is supposed  to have been taken by tho natives for  Am. Flan.  MoiGII-ColltBO   Avenue           Family Hotel rates 51.50   ~      per dfty^   ST. JAMEffWfEU^^I^-^1^  Knilvra;.   Firht-olnsa Commercial Hoiua.    Modern im-  proYemenu���������Rates moderate  RULE  OF SEOREOY.  One of the many rules hedging those  who cater to tho wants and pleasures  of royalty is that a strict secrecy shall  bo maintained as to the sayings and  doings of their royal masters and mistresses. Many a secret has gone to  the grave untold, owing to the conscientiousness of the hearor or seef,  who, bound by the oath of office, would  rather die than divulge what the  >vorld ia lever on the qui vivo to learn.  It is said that when Miss Adeane,  who is now Mrs. Mallet, was appointed  maid of honor in the Queon's household,  she wasyvisiting ,in a household where  was a well I known man of letters  and  wit. ";' ''"-:" "���������"���������'"  " What a fine . opportunity you will  now havei to keep an interesting diary,"  ho.said to her.    ���������'  Miss Adeane responded that, according to the Queen's conditions, no one  was allowed to keep a, diary when at  Court. But disbelieving,. the man  laughingly responded, "I 'think I  should keep a very secret one, all the  same;" to which the future maid of  honor'��������� courteously replied:��������� 'y  " Then I am afraid you would not  be a maid. of. honor.'*.  The term," maid of honor," seems to  have a wider significance than is usually applied' to it. It is to be not only  a maid, who is honored byher. elevation  to the membership in the royal household, bu t it is to be a maid whose honor  Is rased in defonoe of her mistress by  Bjpeoch or silence, as may be required.  '������������������"' *   REFLECTIONS, OF A BACHELOR.  Thero-is no euch thing as a heroic  falsehood.  Shame can know love, but love knows  no shame.  The dead are the only friends(we  have always with us.  ���������Before ho moves every man ought  to make ujp his mind to fall from  grace.  It takes a woman to be unhappy  thinking how unhappy she would be if  she were not aa happy as she is.  It isn't true that one woman can't  love anbthor; she can like her until  she finds out'that a man she likes also likes her.  The moro a man loves a woman the  less he likes her faults. ; The more  ,,a woman loves a man the more like  virtues seem his faults.  , The belief in God is probably almost  as instinctive to a woman as the idea,  that she can't clean house properly unless she has- a sunbonnet on.  ���������������������������������  ���������  A SUCCESSFUL SHOW.  First Circus Man���������How do you in.-in-  ftge to fill your show with' only six  perf ormers? . -  Second Circus Man���������I carry twelve  iilipostera. |  CONSUMPTION IN GERMANY.  Germany, with an    approximate po-  ther'same~purpose  as" that  for   which  pulation  of 52,279,901,  has    at  present  they   murdered Kay.      Umtanti,    the  over x,300,000 sufferers from consump-  doclor, who was something ������4" South an     accord;n    to proj   Leyden's  African   Charles  Peace,   c���������1���������    "  estimates, 170.000 die annually from the  other murders    which    had  not  neen   .. *"*  brought to light, including tho Chief disease,  Umshweshwe's sister. His face is in  keeping with his character���������crafty and  cruel to a degree. His pupil, Sibalweni, also had a repulsive face, while  the other two men, Gomfi and Um-  bonwa, who received . life sentences,  havo a pleasanter appearance.  A  police    trooper,    who    discovered  Kay's    body lying in   the-moonlight,  Catarrh  ���������  Indian Catarrh Cure.  J Sold by all reliable Druggists,  Esdeontllrt&pse  iB"������ wgo havo failed  >0  *������ to be oureA elsewhere, write to  Dr. Arnott, Berlin whowtlloeniinosyouhecan oureyou  SausageCasIngs-SiKheepTnd^  arte. Hog 0-^g^^^.^pH^^  THH DEB MOINES IN0UBAT0R���������Beat and oheaPost  O. Rolland, sole agent for the Dominion.  Send Sot.  stamp for catalogue.   373 St. Paul Stroet, MontreaL  COaBOH SENSE KILLS Beaohet, Bed I  Bugs, Kits and Mice.  Sold by all |  'PniKeTl'ts.O'lSlQaesn W. Toronto.  Stamp Colleetors���������2s?.*��������� 1Z  the address of any friends who are collectors,   Mention  this piper.   STARMAM AN BROS., Berlin, Ontario.   '  6*������S11'rVitf'er't'A'   who wish to linprore audhaTe up*  Wdr rTHtSfUl to-dato methods, write u������.  Cutters !  C. W. BUNT & C0.,Toronto.  0'KEEFE'S^?.%  IV8ALT  TnTitTorates and Strcnstheus.  LLOYD WOOD; Toronto, GENERAL AGBNT.  JAPAN'S    SPIDER    PLAGUE.  Spiders    are   , a   serious    plague in  Japan.     They spin their webs on ,the  Summer Come9  was so unnerved by the ghastly sight telegraph wires, and are so numerous  it presented, with gaping wounds and ag tQ cauge & ^.^ logg q������ inaulation>  clad only  in a shirt, that he was un dQeg  u  ff a'n/Vr^g^r^ke^h^com- ������ the spiders begin all over, again.  rades with screams. -.,-.-  Deafness Cannot be Cured  by local applications, hb thoy cannot reaoh the  dlseaeod portion of tho oar. There is only ono  With the flowers and sunshine. Birds way to cureideafnoss. und that U by constltu-  wicn  tue iiuwoio  u. rhirD   tional romedios:   Deafness is caused by an m-  pour out their, melody and me cmrp | Hamed condltion of the mucous lining, of tha  of the grasshopper will soon tempt tne ��������� j<;Ugtaohian Tube. When this tubo gets inflam-  fisherman to stretch forth his hands ed you have a rumbling found or imporfeot  ������������������>i ^..ocr. (ha olinHnw of his flicht hearing, and when it is entirelyclosed deafness  and  grasp the shadow, or nis    -uigiiu Jg thB r**ault and unleM tha; inflammation oan  The playful mosquito will do Her  nic-. betaken out and this tube restored to its nor-  est   to soothe weary  pleasure  seekers tnaloondiilon, hearing will be destroyed tor-  into  the realms "of "slumber,-  and   the ever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Ca-  into   lub  j.ucLiiiia     ������������������__���������_..   ,���������;il     TPmnvn ������ri, which isnothinit but an inflamed oondl-  stinging,    aching corns    will    remove j    ^ the mucous surfaces,  every semblance of comfort, make  sad the. songs of the birds, and evoke  cloudiness in tho soul, that even the  brightest sunshine cap. not dispel.  Corns are thorns in the flesh, but Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor removes  them in twenty-four hours. Putnam's  Painless Corn Extractor iathe best.  We will give,One Hundred Dollars tor any  case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that oan  not be oured by Hall's Oatorrh Cure. Send for  cisculare, f**ee. ..'.-���������'��������� '    _  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best).        , _.  .WAVE   CLOUDS.  The atmospheric ocean surrounding  tho earth  is  frequently, disturbed by  gigantic waves, which are'invisible ex-  BLESSED IP THEY DON'T.  She���������I don't see why    they    call  it  single blessedness? :       '        ,  He���������Because, when a man's married cept when *they carry parts of the air,  his wife gives him more than one charged with moisture, up into a colder atmospheric stratum where Buddon  condensation occurs. In this manner  long, parallel lines of clouds, sometimes  make    their    appoaranco   at  a    great  blessing,  you can bet  La Toscana, 10c.  RELIANCE CIGAS  FACTOR.'!*: .Montreal  TORONTO Outtlng Sohool offora special advantages  to all desirous of acquiring a thorough knowledge of  Cutting and Fitting Oentlimea'a CI arm on tj. Writo for  particulars.  113 Yongre St., Toronto.  ilgS  For tho very boat send your work to tho  " BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Look'for agent in your town, or aoud direct.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec.  WHITE'S  PH0SPH0 SODA  An EfferreBOlng Phosphato, exoellent cleanser for lifer,  kidney and atomaoh, takes the plajo of ooal tar preparation! In ca������ of headache, its effect la Immediate. Bold Dy  all druagltta, In lOe, 25c, BOe and 81.00 packages.  Queen Olty drug Co- 27t Welllngton-Bt. B��������� TorontB  The Dawson Gommleelon 0o., Llrr\itedp  0������r. WMt-Martittt & Oolborno 8t., Toronto,  Can got gom bttt Drioej/orfotifAnplef, Butter, UsSH  PouUrJ, utd oitut* -Koduae, U joa ahls It to Hum.    -  Procured in all countries.   Derjlgns,  Trade Mirks registered, Copyrights,  Careats nrooured.   Write for Information.  ERTON. R. CASE, Kegisterod Solicitor of Patents,  Notarj Public, Temple liiilldlng, Toronto, Ont.  CARD  INDEX...  koepi  $3.  Thfonly perf sot- system for kocjn  lU addreRBes.     * ~  Ing names and  Sample tray outfit..  Tho Oirioi fipeolalti' Mfg. 0c,  _  Blmlted  WaandlZlBayUt^TOBONTO.   gaotory: Mswrnartclj*  32% Profits for the Month  OV JUIiY. This Company, after paying the i per cent,  monthly coupons maturing August 1st, have remaining 9)  surplus of 28 per cent. After deducting oiponsas, and tha  amount oarried to tho reberye fund there remains to th|  crodit of the investors a surplus ovor dlvidand of 16 4-fl  per cent. Any amount from 350 upwards received for  Investment. tSFBoo's. free, giving full particulars.  Tho Dominion Investment Oompany of Toronto,  Canada Permanent Chambers, 18 Toronto St.  gHOW GASES. ^ALL CASES  c '  Oflice and Bank Fixtures,' Modern  Store Fronts. Mirrors and Plate  Glass.    For low prices write  TORONTO   SHOW   CASE   G0.f  92 ADELAIDE W., TORONTO, CAN.  Kichsgaci Land for Sale.  S0C0 ACRES Q00D FARMING LANDS--ARENAC1  I tosoo. Ogemaw and Crawford Count!*;*. Title pen  feot. sOn Michfg-jn Oontral, Borroit i" Mackinac and  Loon Lake Railroads, at prices ranstng from $2 to $9  ueriiora. TIihsu Lands ere Clote to Eufcorprisinglfe*  Touna, Chutohes, Schools, etc.. and will be sold on moAl  reasonable tonus.   Apply to  K. M. PIERCE. Agent, "Went Bay Oity, Mich.  Or J.W. CURTIS. Whlttoraore, M!oh.  KISSING BUGS.  Do you want to give the girls  a gonuine si}rprlsef  Boys  i^IhIc     Vou can hnvn ocoana of fun!  uirio wlth thlB novsity.  The mainspring ot life It fun. Sendfolj  a Kissing Bug, and live ten years longer.]  Bent post-paid vrlth our list of novelties,  for 10c, in stamps or silver.  PR0CRE8S NOVELTY CO.,  123 Richmond St. W.,   -  Toronto, Ont.  1  3Stca*sr������B eJesa^ea-j?.  >  LEAD, COPPER, QRA5S.  t>Mwilo only.  Lout Dl������tonoeT������leplion������l?sa.  KILLIAB ST., TORONTO.   M M_-t .       (upply  Publlo a"na*HlgbTorToole,*fo������on*w). Soofing'Felt, Pltoh,  Ooal Tnv, etc.   EOOFIjfa TilB [See Noir Oity Biuld,  "���������  'onto, done by ourfinp),   iSftii OilUnas, Coi>  i. Bstlmates furnished for tverk (jptaplfls ocfol  s sSriJped to any part of the cbuutr*}. Phqne 1863  Ings| Toronto.  ntoos,sto.-BsdLw.~.w������-u^u.w_>��������� -v- ... ��������� **v-i~v,*-  moterlals sfifilped to any part of the cbuutr*}. Phq^  Q. DUTHIB&S0N8, AdofaMeftWIdmor 8ts..Toronto,  ROYAL  HAIL  STEAMSHIPS  Montreal ������nd Quebec to Liverpool.  Largo    and    fast   Ste.imers    Vancouver,  Dominion, Scotsman, Cambroman.  Kstes of passage:���������First Oahiu. ������J0 uj  ���������pin,������������: Steerage, J!2:o0 arid t33 30  Rotes of psisage:���������First Oahiu, $S0 upwards: Saeend  Oibln,������������: Utesrage, J!2:o0 arid *������ SO  For further Information apply to local agants, or  DAVID TORRANCE t CO., General Agents,  17 $t. sacrament Br... Montreal.  Hotel ond Saloon men oanuot afford to bjr  without the Automatic Fauoet Attsch-  nacnt, as itpoya for itself inouowet;i.ih.LW-  Ingbeor. SoiJriP, no waste. Youonly need]  one hand to draw beer with the Automatio  but In cuso of rush you can hold glasses us  eacbhand, as the Automatic Is*  always  ready.   The Automatic)  draws tho finest glass of beer andl  Is used for any trade, asitputoj  the kind of bead oo the beer that!  you want. Price 81 50prc-paid���������  money refuuded if notbatisfoo-  tory. Hamilton MfgCo.,Toronto  HARDWARE, DRUG AND GENERAL STORKS  ALL SELL IT TO THEIR GOOD TRADE.  fit  Machine  AGENTS WANTED to sell the Acme  Pot and Kettle Strainer In every County end Township in Oauada. The de.  vice is Invaluable for straining tho watel  from boiling vegetable* without scald,  ing the hands or spilling tho content)  of the pot.. Exo'.ujive territory given  to nrst-class agents. For pa'rtioulan  apply to the  Asme Pot & Kettlo Strainer Co.  HAMILTON, ONT.  . ���������      - , ,    ,,       ���������   height; marking the  crests of. a ripplo  Somo  people    keep   tho  baDDatn  so   o������ air wavos   rUnning miles above our  holy    that    thoy don't work any  lor heada ,  three days beforo or. three days after.  ?.',Ph������raoh IQo/'^^S^  EMERY FROM NAXOS.  All the emery . used in the world  comes from the little island o$ Nax03,  near Greece. As it is ono of tho hardest  substances known ordinary quarrying  tools can't be used to cut it out.     y  W P C ������90  CALVERT'S  . Carbolic DlalnfoatrantB. Soaps, Ointment, Tooth Pewders, oto., ha.ro boon  r.warded 100 medals and diplomas for superior  oxcellenoe. Their regular uso prevent Infeotl-  oiis diseases. Aak your dealer to obtain a  supply.   Lists rniitltd free on application.  F. C. CALVERT & CO.,  MANCHESTER.    -   -     ENGLAND.  J^J^   ^   ^f^f     ^^  diJt^^n^y  Solid Gold....������2.85  Best Gold Fill 1.60  SyrsGoldFill 1.00  Best Glosses.;.. 100  We guarantee perfeot aati'slacUon.  0LOBE   OPTICAL   CQ.-I  OS Yonge Street, Toronto-  [OOLD]  )HAPLEY  ,MUIR  b^OOJill  Galvanized Steel  Windmills and  Towers,   also  Steel Flacr Staffs,  drain Qrlnders,  Iron and Wood Pumpo,  Bee Supplies.  Send for New Catalogue.  BRANTFOftEl.eAN.  Mention ihle paper.  '  mi  Loan and Savings Company.  IKOOBrORATID 1B55.  The Oldest and Largest Canadian Mortgage Corporation,  Paid-up Capital,    -     ���������    $2,600,000  Reserve Fund'  -    -    -       1,200,000  lipad Offloe-Torento St., Toronto.  Branoh Offices���������Wlnnlpeff, Man., Vanoouver, B.0.  DEPOSITS BEOKIVED.   Intereet allowed.   .  DKBBNTUHKS ISSVIKD for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 yeare,  Irith Interest coupons attachod.  MONEY LEST on security of roal estate mortgaies,  Government and Municipal BondB, etc.  For further particulars apply to  J. HERBERT MASON  Managing Director, Toronto.  BECAUSE IT'S THE VERY  BEST OH, THEY OAN GET.  o othor gives such oomplete satisfaction to FAR 3dER3  ������Tiui���������-iiii*0!������'CftlB,n?:  ^  ������u.M������������*r~"  i, ETorves, Iiiver, Blood,  poatjStaaTdWoiJStomabn, Lul,   dnsys. Brain and Breath by  Revalenta  Arabloa Food.  rblohr -         fssiiuli  i*,*'~ 7"*~"   ..������".������.���������^."..        ������. u,a*^.>  ������'������n:,i   mi   %t  ood u rejected, saTea to time its cost In medicine,  f Inrarlalsle Suooeia. 100 000  Annual Cures.of Oenstlna.  tion, -flatulency, DysprpsISi  (���������digestion. Consumption. Diabetes, Bronohltls, Infliit  nza, Ooiighs Asthma, Catarrh, Phlegm, Dlarrhosar  ferrous Debility, Sleeplessness, Despondency,  (Limited),  __      77n������eni  .    _ "I ���������      Street,  tondon, VT., also In Paris, 1*   Rue  de Castigliou,  and  , .. nTallds and qhlldrtio, and also Rsars sue*  .nfants whose Allmsnts and Debility hare rev  ether treatments,    rt digests when all othe*  it all Grocers, Chemists, and Stores everywhere, in tins,  S.,J.,6d., 6s., 61b_ Ma. Seut oarrlaite free. Al "'  larrys Revalenta B[scuits, In tins, 9s. Od. aod6s.  Also Dil  li(rent������ for Canada: The T. Katon On., tlmltsd, Toront*  r.'���������'.    ��������� i���������i.-i-.���������j��������� j���������'' ;  JAS. n. AHNETT, Manager.  JOHN J. MAIN, Supt and Treas,  psplanade,  Opp. Sherbourne St.,,  High Class  Water  Tube  Steam  Bolters, for All Pressures,  . Duties and Fuel.  SEND   FOR   DESCRIPTIVE   CATALOGUE.  'oronto Electrlo Light Co., Iiimltod.  -    ���������- -   -tad.  Limited.  Mfg. Co.  Limited.  t'&isg'ISweato. where boilers may b-. verkuigj  5ST  ��������� - ���������-. ������v-  ���������j. ��������� r*\. 1 . THE MINING REVIEW-SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, ,899.  MOUNTAIN  ECHOES.  Rosslfind   is   to   huvo a   new labor  paper���������The Inthistri.il World.  Steve Bailey ninde SS.000 by the sale  of hie steamboat on Lake Bennett.  Tom Peed shot  Mile, lust wee1*:.  four bears  on   -Ten  ���������, ���������-,���������.-; E. C. Bissell; at one time of this city,  '', is runriirig a paper in Monroe, Wash.  '���������'���������". The B. C. Workman, a labor paper of  ,   Vancouver, hag .suspended-publication.  ."���������������������������'.. Several Sandon!tes, went on Monday  night last   to McGiiignii   to; attend 11  ..'dance there.       ������������������ .'���������''     7   ���������   y -.  .....'��������� 1. Awatel ichairi,,-a���������; $5 abcoliht!and 25  y spectator's took up,two   hours   ofthe  police'court, Thursday. ;,  .-���������':���������'' .Hunter Bros, have .bought, out the  ' millinery stock 'ofiMiss Wilsoii and are  r moving it to their own store.  ',-���������;.Neil.P'Dohne'l- and his partner have  .obtained the contract for'hauling 111a-  ; chinery tsHbe Wakelield mine,.'.--''   -'  ;,, . The K. & S. tiro issuing .for tlie Spc-  ;-<kune Industrial Exposition round-trip  ���������-tickets at S13.00, good for nine Sclavs  :: from, date Of sale. ���������:.;.������������������ "',  ,';: ; Albert Thompson^ 'ii'-young man of  : Slocan City, -has become somewhat  ^mentally deranged;and.is being looked'  Rafter by,.the authorities.  '   ;  y  y  *:y Our- football..-.team . went -down   to  yThree Porks Saturday   by, invitation,  ;;aud after an hour's.good work defeated  .v'.the local teamin a score of 2 to 1.  The general impression is that we  will have both Provincial and Pedcral  electiwns within a few months, so the  parties liucl better trot'out their candidates.  Ponton, accused of complicity in the  robbery of the; Napanee bank, has  been acquitted by the jury. From the:  start public sympathy everywhere was  in his favor. ���������-,        .'.���������'���������,.,;.:;:-..  ,;, Karl's Clover Root Teals,a pleasant  laxative: Regulates the bowels/purifies the blood: ���������- Clears the complexion,:  Easy to lake,and pJcn'-iivnt"to take.'' 25  cts.,   Sold at McQueen's -Drug'Store?-' .���������:*  iii unfortunate woman from the west  end, so fuliof liquor as .to be ignorant  of ,wliat-���������she was doing, created 'a  sccanceon niain street on W&Inesday.  She smashed .all 'the-glass' within reach  in t.ho,bauk and was finally helped, by  a couple of police -and a wagon, but of  the way. - These people are 'more "to,be  pitied than laughed at. ���������-"      ,'    ���������-'������������������'.::X  SOME HINTS.  . Hbw'ofteiv mothers are; perplexed .'aiid driven' nearly to  , de?pair. by .-their, little' ones' losing appetite, and refusing', a ���������II  manner oCf6od,wiien;, children will take'" \    -: y", -;-;.  pee s oiml mmTibtf.  .:���������;:>;.','..'-The,'.,-K. & SI company-, in building  ���������.A;snow.sheds at the. Lucky, Jim slide are'  ::-.ytaking a wise precaution,, which will-  be much appreciated by.the'.trayelliiig  .public.   !\  '      ���������  ;,yV: ������������������:;...'y ,    ���������.',���������-"���������"���������  J-;.;' Now_ is the chance for the. ladies.  ;',y Mr.: Grimmett has four diamonds worth  :y $450 a piece in his window. They /are  ���������y-.-interesting to look at, much more so to  ;; purchase.   ���������: -.-:" .-���������  Mr. Hood';-. httsgone over to work -on  tho.;VVake'field'.triiri.i.���������������������������'','.:''���������':"''.-.''  ��������� .Mrs/AVm. Wilson left oh Thursday  to' visit friends in Edmonton. ?:  Miss Halt; of Vancouver, is visiting  her sister, Mrs. F.L..Christie. .���������������������������  ;���������'. Miss Skiiiner, of ourscho'ol staff, left  on Monday, for Portland, '.Oregon, fo  take up the study of medicine.;,  . ..y-  ' Major. Allen, whoyhas been -operator  at the C. P-- R. for some time, has gone  to Portland to take an M.D. course.  -,.. Mrs.Mc'Arthur: and, children .left on  Monday for their new home in Ross-  land, where, A. 0.' had preceded   them  a few days.: '.'������������������' \ '���������  ,..,-. .--y ..'���������   , . 1.   ���������       ':..-'.  .Adam Go'ldsong has 'returned  from  The Silvertonian says, "Thero is no I ?Io%ie''w,^*>?'."1?>. .w,,s ^King- on 'co'u-  -     ���������         -.���������?���������-    ��������� *-io. 1BJ1U I tract, and'-left again on Friday, for Van-  Established in IS92.  Q)Q@>.  ....  ...  ,   ,    ... ,   .... .;. A'cup.-of Bovril between or at ineals  f.:-isthe ���������ost 'P^fe'ct of ,"ouns%ept''to give the/ciiildreh for  ^l^^^^^j-i^^  M  ' f ell Ho������ lillinrn's Heart anillerve  Tills'lake Weak^eople Strong.-  Ii 1,  WM  y''<:f.;������������������.,,,.-;,;;V;.;-;,���������:.-.." ::.Nakuspyyr-y. /  Renovated in all appointnients.,y     '  Agood table always. ?y" "���������:.'-;  Choicest liquors and cigars iii the bar.  '^"���������Snowman, Proprietress;;!-  y' more law abiding: class of men in the  y whole country than the Slocan min-  ::ers," and with every word of which-we  ;y fully agree. - % ���������'"���������'���������  ;,;''y Be not deceived! a cough, hoarse-  ;::ness or croup are not to be triflled with.  :; A dose in time of Shiloh's Cure will  ; save you much trouble. Sold at Mc-  ��������� Queen'rf Drug Store. ���������;.' ";,'..,  ;-:; Edison the inventor is now to the  J--fore with an invention by which gold  -can be, extracted I'rom sand, as there is  ../more or less of it in all sand.; The  > structure; will cost ������1^000,000.;.  A/'Ladies; take 'the best.- If you are  ^vferoubled, with -'.- constipation; 'sallow  fskmj'and a. tired feeling, take Karl's  :; Clover Tea. It4" is pleasant to take.  Sold'at McQueen's Drug'Store.    ; ,  VS y Tlie sidewalk.now being built on the  y: south side of Reco Ave; is 'greatly'ini-  ���������^.proyirig the appearance of the street.  -The doing away with the old steps will  -.greatly help.out the.,ladies with the  < ,y; baby carriages.       '  ���������-, ;', The- Rev. A. M. and Mrs. Sanford  , ,walked,out to the" Queen Bess mine on  ,;������������������;.Wednesday,, when Mr. Sanford bapt-  y.isedythe infant sou of Manager'Scott'.  ;; This, we believe, is the first baptism a.t  ...a. mine in the Slocan.  '��������������������������� ..We.have been asked loyannounce.  ; -that,the Ladies'-Society of. the Metli-  y odist church will give a social, in Vir-  y.gihia'hall Thursday evening, Oct..5. It  , will,be an old-time social, with ice-  ;. cream, etc. to.soli.. Proceeds to help  ���������-.relurnisb the church.  *' rmCurC tl,at C0USh with Shiloh's Cure.  .: lhe best cough cure. Relieves croup  ' promptly. .One million bottles sold  tylast year. 40 doses for 25 cts. Sold at  -'McQueen's Drug Stor.e.,  ��������� "r .'. -Rev*1'1* J- Benhet, Presbyterian nii's-  ;���������'��������� sionary at Ainsworth, accidentally shot  ,- himself while in the hills Friday week.  He was taken to Kaslo, by steamer Alberta, .where he died shortlv after.' He  ;-. came from Sti Catherines', Ont., and,  'was a clever preacher.     . '  i,. ..-'.There (ire cigars and cigars,' but if  .you really -u-ant a good healthy smoke,  '; of a cigar that will not rob your purse  ���������:you.-win use. the "Interior" or '*La  : Morena" manufactured by the Inland  ; vigai;_ Manufacturing Co. of Kamloops.  One trial carries conviction.  The Silvertonian gays it is in the air  ;tbat the' labor troubles will soon be  ever. It will remain in the air as long  as tlie law remains as it is. How can  there be as .friendly, relations between  owners and men as there used to be  while there is a law on the statutes  tying tip both. 11s if they were' infants,  unable to manage their own affairs.  Although the season has been a comparatively quiet one, including the improvements made at the mines , tributary to the city and the new'buildings  in the city, upwards of 6100,000 has  been spoilt in   new   buildings.   In   a  'later issue we will give a detailed list.  This shows that the place has not been  asleep even if the mines have not been  ��������� working.  y Dyspepsia.cured; Sliiloh's Vitalizer  immediately relieves sour' stomach,  coming up of food distress, and is the  great kidney and liver remedy. Sold  at McQueen's Drug Stp.ru.  The universal opinion of visitors to  our city now is that we are web in the  trend of modern improvrmunts with  vast and. .wealthy resources-splendid  electric light and .vater systems ; good  schools .- and churches.;.' unsurpassed  hotels, stores, etc., and a network of  railways, gravity trams, concentrators  and trails that are even unapproached  in any other portion of the province.  couver on a"trip  Miss.Wilson,. leaves next week for  Vancouver, where her sister now Jives!  She will be very much missed in social  and musical circles. ",.--���������:  D.W.King is about to shake the  dustof B.C. off his feet' and, locate in  Spokane as representative iii the West  for a large New York smelting firm'.  .Judge- and Mrs. Walker, of Winnipeg, Man.,, wore in the city this week  on a trip through the Slocan. They  expressed 'themselves as pleased with  the neat appearance, contrary., to expectations from outside : impressions;  aiid��������� the very modern, appointments of  the place. ��������� " '   ,  Mr., J. M.Harris has laid out some  nice trips for.his brother, who is visit--  ing.him. Yesterday they went to the  Halcyon Hot Springs to return* Monday or Tuesday, then in a few days  they go to the Spokane Exposition for  a week, returning here; to spend a few  days before leaving for the east, where  J. M. intends.spending the winter. -  Mr. Geo,. B. Harris, brotherjof J. M.  Harris, from tlieold home in;Virginia,  has been-in tne city for some days  seeing, the sights and intends to remain until he sees them all, which he  is free to.confess, from present observations, will take'him'longer than -he'  expected it might before arriving.  Like all others he is astonished at the  capabilities of the surroundings when  pointed out. ,y ,    ������������������'  , 'T- Rails, aiiij Track .Iron,' ..y:-'��������� ��������� \v- ��������� ��������� 0.-.;.  ,'���������-. Crow's Nest';Coal;':-AV:--;-' ':.;������������������: :;-,-,-''"-'.";..-,������������������  ;' Bar-and Sheet-Irony-.     ���������?C���������:,y���������.���������������������������'���������:.'^.;^���������.:'':"  .-: Jessop'&^anton: Steel for/Harid and -  Machine'Drills,      . :'���������....,r1-'������������������:.������������������;.  ; ;'Ppwder;'Caps,'-;'Fuse;, "',, :; v-f-y- ' ;^y?y  : Iron. Pipe aiKlFittings, > ^ " '-: ���������" -.-;.";  ;-.. Oils, Waste, Etc:,--/ ';;-':-.-' -'^':- " .  -yMine or.Mili;Siipplies:'of alPldhds;;;:;-'  :Agehts Truiix Automatic Ore-Gars.;y."  :��������� ' ,';,: 'Heiul 6ffice���������Kelscn'B.,'C.:   ;': ::  :\  ...;:;. Stores at';' .-..".'; y:,.;. '-YJ.;. :.''';:- ������������������������������������������������������':'-������������������ .' :���������'  -Nolson, B.c!: ��������� Kaslo, B.C:: Saiidoii,,-B.'O.J'-  ��������� Mrs. Euzabuth Barton, Brittania St.;,  says:' '" I speak; a g-ood word for Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills with pleasure.  They proved to me a most excellent  remedy for nervousness, nervous debility  and exhaustion, andl can heartily recom->  mend them."    ;',:/::-:,-;  Mrs. Poland, Brunswick Street,' says:  ','My husband suffered greatly with nervousness, complicated by heart troubles.]  Milburn's   Heart   and-Nerve   Pills  have I  cured   him,    and - he   now   is   well   arid I  strong-."   -���������'������������������ ::>���������-"::';.'  , LAX^������LI������EBS Take'oneat night be-  , fore retiring-.    'Twill  PSLLSm  '    Twork while you sleep  ,   without .a- grip",or  gripe, curing*. Biliousness,*'Sicfc Headache,  Constipation and Dyspepsia; and make you  fcel better in the morning-. -   : y"  m  |33S&KS^2&'a*--'*-S&^^  g ;    CUBS ALL VCUii PfilHS VS-'iTf''.   ' 'M  Et-^ " I  li-'��������� S %S!  11^^  t   ..     .  *5j    SitT-pSo  ^CRfl-VlPS, D.-ffiRRKOEfl, COUGHS, |j  ������ COLDS, RHEUKATISrVl, ft  A tlodiclno Chest In ttsalf".  Safe and Quick Cura for  5 m T nm your Watch  or Clock run  . ..,. longer than v  t_S_months without cleaning , andy; re-  oiling; -."-:It'-:-is'-' only , doing;injury.. and  \yearing: them out.; Gy W.-i-.Grimmett, -  Jeweller and ...Optician -guarantee's his  work.strictly, first class and to give  satisfaction..';; ,' ,';'^   '  '������������������'   y;.y; AbeauiimlstdckofAVa^  Jewellery and' OpdcaljGoodsyalways;,';  on'hand. -.-;'-������������������*',-:'   ^������������������.-:-:-- "--- --:���������������������������; ^"'- w-  II; i?]  -V&ZZfZ  G-.'M. Grimrne^  l''OIt OVEll Fll*Ti- XJ-JAUS.  Jlrs. AVinsIow's Soothing Syruji lins l>ccn  usc-il by millions of mothers lor thoir cailtlren  wliilo teething. ]f clisUirbod at ni{rht and  broken ofyoiirriist Ijy a side child,-siulbr.iii'r  and crying with pain ot-cntliu-r touUi. Send  at onui; and get a bottle ol "iMrs. Winslow's I  Soothing Syrup" for children, teething. Jt  will relieve the poor lillle sutleret* Iminediat-  ly. Depend upon It, lriother.s; there is no  nii.slako about it. Itcurtsdlurrljiceii.rej.-uliit.e.s  the sloiiiuou, and bowels, cures \\*ind Colic,  soltensthegums mid reduces Tnttam'ination,  nnd gives, tone anil energy to 'tho system.  "-Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" lor children  teething Is pleasant Id-Lhe taste ant* is the  -prescription ol one of tlio oldest aiid best,  female physicians and nurses in the United  States;- Price twenty-five cents a Lottie  Sold  by   all druggists throughout tlio, world  liesureand ask lor-.Urs  '       "   "  Syrup."  $  y .    KEUSALGsfl.  25 and BO cent Bottlea.  Ffnesf line 0/  so  1 beware of. imitations; - :.'   ; "-,.m  ^ ;' BU/ ONLY THE GENUINE. f������  gl. -'.PERRY DAVIS' ' ,'-, ������  FOR RENT.  irOTIZI. KUCO.��������� 65.rooms, wull f,urnf.*ihu<l, sturtiu lio.itutl,'  ckclricliHlit.s. hut aiul'coM w.uiir. . .. ���������  ', ]lOTl������L GOODIIXOUCK.���������2=; rormi^; host fumislitij hot^l  in tlie ICi>>j:cn;iys. stuaiii lit-iitufJ. ck-cmr H^lits, will rt;motIcl to  Miit toiidiiL. .    ���������     ; . ',  noODUNOUCI^STfiRli.���������34x76. wlift ctsllaf snmt: bii:e,  si'tam liuatcd, ok'fjtric'ii^'lits. ,        ;���������  SX.VDON SITSAM,' LAUXORV.-lu tirst-chtM nmninif.  order. '.Uu-; rcltouvvliijel for power, ;iitd can'l>o rmt at ntodur-  nte exjM.'11-.t'. , Kent cheap. l .'(';..  STOKIi-S AND 'OFl-TCliS^���������In th^ ltank builclinjr, water;  .stuaiii licit and clcciric liglus.- .    '     *      '   \  . ONI- STUUK. ���������In.thc Virginia lilocfc", l.ir^c jilatu ������lass  mmt, incliKlin^r water and steam heat. '���������  OR-'ICKS.���������In Virginia b\otU; $15 p-jr inontliV'ijiclmJin^  \vater,.sii;mn heat and cluctric- lights.*  <?Ml STAUI-E.���������Foriahorstts. 2st.j'r>-.   Cheap.      -     T  Till- OlT}vHNI.ODi;iN-CHi.)USl-.-3 small stores, ;tnd  liviliji.rnuhis 011 second story,    Clieai'i.  SUVl-:N' O-IKST -CLASS '.LIVING IIOOMS.-Sccnm,  storj-, i.ppo;,itc Oiuoti iiou*;c. e!cctrie-i*.:!it>,.  TWO STORV 'rci;ir;i'HN<V~Ne-:t i!oortoal)ove. .1 small  'iiijiiiiiiiinniiiuiui'^^  Table Sovelties'���������",too numerous: to mentiod  Salted and Preserved Fish of all kinds.;    ���������;  Jellies, Jams and Fruits, all -very daintj^an^ ;  appetizing.^ ;:;;:. ���������'���������<������������������'��������� -^y::  Fine tender Hams and;Breakfast Bacon.: '  -   fanned and Potted Meats for'quicJv meals.   :  Fancy Crackers, Biscuits in-bul^vand: iii-  fanc}?- ycartoonsl ���������   iV: f ::}V^:V::V/y:-ffV-:.:  .CoinennflseeiiSjOr send us in your orders by mail, as we are noted for -prompt   ,;  attention and careful consideration in forwarding,goods.  m  ���������.������������������/as ���������*|  SANDON.  KASLO,  AINSWORTH.,  ...0  _.uu,   ���������      T     . .  WinslOW's SoOtUinfJ.J status and Jivinjj roum*-; on seoMd thw.  I-IRST-Cr;AH.S I'i.l'MltlNG HllOP.-.ii,cJu<Hi,jr $a.SOo  ;itot:'K of too]:! find iitlinj;s, .and ^uoU-will ������.f tlie Water work:; Co.*  and luihltje^^'   ''-.'-       . ������������������ * '   .,  I-JKlI-I'ROOF-Cill.LAR.���������Opposite Ki-���������:eii*iy hotel. ' ���������  .    l-INST-CI-ASS TU*������������ STOIiV Il.VKN.-30 x So.  ONK Ctn~rA(.;ii. ���������.(   nnvni^, .next di,ur \vu$t of cuini'jui:,    $10, per luoiiili. .  Se\0nl   ^thvt  cntiauiN   and   huildiit^s   fun:islu:d  and un  v'ri'lM/^n       ^        * ' urni*^l;;.-i], to lent, or .sell, v.r^m huild tit suit u.-naius.  jSO-HUh. .   Apply to J.  M- HARRIS, Virginia hl.;cl: Sandon, H. C.  iff--Of IHE GIF/ OF  .All City Time Cheeks issued during  tlie year J898, 011 account of "Creek Improvements," will he redeemed upon  presentation at the city oflices, Sandon.  Sandon, U. C, Sept. l-4l.li, 1S99.    ,  :    PRANK C.SEWELL,   .' '  City Ulork.  Notice  to   Creditors.  2,500 MINERS  Notice Is hereby Klviiii that .loliri Hull, of  Armenia, Ii. (';;, merchant, lias bv deed, dated  JHt.ii ilay 01; AiiKU.st.'liiiW, us-iIkikmI all his real  nnd jiorsoiiiil iiroperty, excuplasl herein meii-  lionedlo William II. Hell, ol Argenta. Ii. C,  liotul-lccc|>ur. In l.nit.1, lor the purpose ol ])a.y-  Ing and satlsfyiiif? i-aloably and i������roportion-  alely, and wilhout, preierence or prloril v, Hie  ei-ediiors of said John Unll their lustilebts.  The deed v/as exceuled by tlio stiidj'olin Bull,  tlio assignor, and the Saul William If. Hell,  the trustee,on the21th day ol August, IStl'l.and  the li.'dd trustee has undertaken the trusts  stated by the wild deed. All person:* having  claims against the saiil. John Hull inustlor-  wnrd lull parl.Ieulars or such claims duly  vei-llied lo Ihe -trustee at Ai-genln, ,U.C, beiore  1st day of Xovern her. 1SW, alter wiiich day the  trustee will proceed lo distribute the jn.s������:ts ol  said estate among the persons ontltluu thereto having regard only to tho claims of which  he shall Mien have had notice. A meeting of  I he creditors ol said John Bull will be held at  tlie .VIcIxiod hotel  in  Argenta, B.C., on the  lilstday of September, lSSfW, at.10 o'clock In  the forenoon.  Bated at Argenta,   Ii. C.,   this 31st   day of  ���������August,-IS!1!).  WILLIAM TI. BEtyL,  Trustee, per O. W. B. ���������  T  it  j u-iirl: I  lire lull  i th.-. Mo  mil.;; p,i  .i!  if.-ni  p.iri  s .Mint--.,  ay of vit  ir llliii-.ll  lit hiilirs  Ciilitiul  ii.  11.  11  M  C.i  Mi  11.1 Drill.-  n.liiu<!   M  H..-I., ill fli  nii.iil.  iv.Jl.-rs.  s,  III  lit  ���������   3.5,1 1,  =.*>���������- "  ;i���������-xi ,,  I.:  111.  burt-is.  ck-.mitlis.  ,,|,���������n���������,,,i.  -������������������5-'  .I.50 1,  i-5" 1'  4.00  Apply  t.  ���������nu-  ill.VliR  1.  TAD MINUS  ASSOCIATION*  SllIHlot  . Iltilisli  Cvihiluli  a.  ���������  Libcral-GohseratiYe Meeting.  The Annual fleeting ofthe Liberal-Conser-  vutlve Union lor   l-iniish (Jnliimbla will bo  held at the Assembly hall, New Westmluster,  on the nth day of October next, commeucing  .at 111 a. m.  All Liberal-Conservatives will be welcome,  the right, lo vote is conilned to delegates  chosen by the Liberal-Conservative A'socia-  tions or Disirict meetings regularly convened  lor this purpose. Ono delegate for overy  twenty members of sueb Association or IJIs-  trlct meeting. Proxies can only be used by  mum hurts ofthe Union. Advantage may be  taken ofthe railway rates to ami irom the  Exhibition which i.s being held at the same  time.  D. H. AVILSOX. GEO. II. COWAN.  President. Secretary.  sufiering from DRAINS, LOSSES, WEAK BAGK, IM-  yPOTENCY, A''ARICOCEL������) etc., I say to you, as man  to man, as physician Wpatient, DRUGS NEVER CURE.  ' Why not use nature's own remedy���������     ,     >  ��������� ':'".��������� ELEOTRIOITY? ���������:      .  ���������With my ELECTRIC BELT and SUPPORTING SUSPENSORY, I cured 5,000 last' year. Rook���������"THREE CLASSES OF  MEN,"' explaining all, sent sealed free upon request. Or, if you live near by,  drop in and consult me free of charge.  (There is but "ono genuine Electric Belt, and'that is the Sandon.  ceived by cheap, worthless imitation*.' 1 havo, had.- .'30 years'  control patents covering every part of my belt.)  Don't be de-  experienco and  DR. r; SANDEN, 156 St. James Street, /Montreal, Que.  ���������THE ���������'������������������RECO  ilif  \\rKST ON .EKCO AVEN-lfE, IS NOW RK-OPKXHD.  Every class of work laundried to the satisfaction of customers  Goods called for and delivered.  Up-tbwn office, Gale's barber shop.  all by hand  McKENZIE'& NYE, Proprietors.   ,  The lining Mm, $2.00 A YEAR.  ������   f J������*f . ���������        I  t  ..tv- rv.'a'-'-'.-.'/'i  'Mi'.A *(���������    --. r -**��������������������������� *|

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