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 r tfWBttt,-*,,*'*MT f," P"**1? '������A������ytT*r;j***f*a^*--,ay?aaasgftl  r*������*������V*������AA*!������ttSi������=-J������^������:K������U������,L- ������Kfc.'*l.52*V  ���������SBaSfcKff������lii:KjSit/Tfr'X-^-V-"  i^jg'g  1  /  /  ^'  --_������ ���������^������������������*���������������!.  The Revelstoke Herald  ^jsttd  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNAL,.  2  Vol    V.   No    17Q  REVELSTOKE B.C.   WENESDAY,  JANUARY 8, 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  THE PUBLIC  SCHOOLS  ABOUT THE FIRST OF   FEBRUARY we   will  commence   our   Annual   Stock-Taking,   and  previous to removing to our-new premises, on  the Corner of Mackenzie Avenue  and   First street,  - which will   be completed   and ready for  us   in   the  early   spring..    We are  desirous of  reducing our  stock so that the work of Stock-Taking will be some-  - '   what lessened, and to that\end we are marking down  our goods to the lowest possible point and are now  .'    offering some GREAT BARGAINS as the follow-  -will'indicate-:���������  Great Bargains  200  PAIRS LADIES' GENTS  and CHILDREN'S SHOES  200  ^COSTFRi^E  These Shoes are all of the very best makes and you  cannot make a mistake in making your purchases at  the Cost Price Mark.  W. G. & R. Colored Shirts  Our Entire Stock of W. G. & R. Colored Shirts, soft  and Starched Fronts���������genuine bargains���������at  One Dollar Each  A Few Pairs of Ladies' and Children's Leggings at  Cost. Only a few left for choice. Call as soon as  possible, while they are in stock.  Ladies' and Children's Woollen and Cashmere Hose,  a large siock to chose from at Bargain  Sale Prices.  FEDORA HATS  Made by Rowlock and Christy,  two of the best Hat ^  Makers in the. world to-day.    ,. These Hats are all for  sale at Bargain Prices.  GROCERIES AND  PROVISIONS  We lead in this line. Our importations are large and  'always the best the market offers.  ONTARIO APPLES���������A large shipment, including  the famous Northern Spys, Russets, Kings and  Greenings.  The Celebrated Bear Brand of Eggs.  Hay, Oats, Bran and Shorls always in stock.  C- B. Hume  and Company.  Goods delivered to all parts of City.     Telephone No. 8i  The Building one of the Very  Best Assets of the City.���������The  Construction and   Equipment  First Class.  January ."5th, 1903, should he regarded  l>y those "citizens who keep a chrono-  lojrica I list of the principal events it)  ReveUtoke's career as a red letter day.  The first day of occupancy of the new  school building, a new school session  and a new principal. Anyone who  perchanced to he on Second St., Monday morning about I) o'clock could not  Fail to not ice the groups of youngsters  of various sizes and ages trudging  along with hooks and slates under  I heir anus. Although the different  temperaments, bilious, sanguinary,  lymphatic, etc., were represented,  i here was one noticeable . feature  possessed in common by the majority  and that was their cheeks and eyes,  betokened health and if the old saying  "a round mind in a healthy body"' be  correct, then il this city does not  produce any genii, there will he at  least a goodly number of strong  minded citizvns. The rew building  id certainly one of the best assets the  municipality can uiuu>t of and reflects  great credit upon all who have had  anything to do with it. Recently -we  made a thorough examination from  basement to ceiling, accompanied by  the architect and superintendent. Mr.  J. B. Henderson, of Grand Forks, who  is undoubtedly entitled to a full meed  of praise, both on account of the  excellency of his plana and the able  manner in which they were executed  with the skillul and faithful co operation of the contractors, Messrs. Smith  Bros, and the sub contractor, Mr. J.  Wilson. Personally ��������� we consider it.  a judicious method of having the  architect act in the dual capacity of  architect and supei in tendent, the result  has most assuredly demonstrated the  advisability in the case in point. - The  heating and sanitary arrangements  leave nothing to be desired. The  system which was installed' by their  lepresentative Mr." Oldershaw, ably  assisted by local talont, is known as  the Kutley system, based on .tue ulau  of the old Sineud Dowd, but with all  of the hitters defects eletninated.  There are two large furnaces. " which  supply warm air to all the rooms and  in such a manner tha.t the temperature  can be easily regulated, to give a full  description would occupy too much  space, but we would mention in passing that thesanitary arrangements are  na vastly superior to what we had  before as day is to night. Every room  is well lighted and there is a sense of  cheei fulness felt as soon as entry is  made into any of them. The front  entrance is from Second St., the first  door on the right is occupied by the  principal, Mr. A. E. Miller and his  class. This gentleman is a recent  arrival in our midst from Vancouver,  where he was teaching the young idea  how to shoot in the Dawson school.  He comes well recommended and it is  earnestly hope he may satisfy the  most critical expectations.-The second  room on the rigjiiT-is occupied by Miss  Dent and her pupils. The first one on  the left by Miss Fraser and her juveniles.  The second one on the left we find  .Miss Grant in chaige of those who  have jlist started on their bcholastir  i.-neer. In this loom there is an  evidence of forethought on the part of  somebody and that is the hlackhoaids  ure within reach of the smallest tots.  All of the rooms are well supplied in  the matter of blackboards and so  .irranged that there is no straining of  i he eyes on the part of any of the  pupils. The stairway to the flooi  .i.huve is .wide, step.* bioad. the hani-  -tei!-firmly and solidlv made and the  local firm of Sawyer Bros, is worthy of  special praise for their workmanship.  The Hist door to the left on reaching  (he landing is in charge of Miss  Robinson, whilst the room adjoining  is at present under the supervision of  Mr. A. Smith, who is temporarily  relieving bis sister. Miss Annie Smith,  who has gone east for the benefit of  her health. On the opposite side of  the hall are two rooms with an open  arch which can be utilized for an  assembly room and wheie it is  intended the singing classes shall be  held, as an organ used tor accompaniment is placed under the arch. This  instrument is old and nut of harmony  with the rest of the building ae well as  in point of sound and we hope that ere  long it may be substituted by a first  class piano. On the floor above which  we examined by climbing a step laddet  the floor space is open arid of course  will need finishing and furnishing  before it can be occupied.  This will no doubt occur at  a date not far distant if the present  rapid increase in the pupils attending  continues. We did not go on the roof  as there is quite a pitch but the view  enjoyed from the belfry is one worth  theui'onble of attvnt. In conclusion  we can but teiterate that this valuable  addition to the city's property is one of  which eveiy citizen can be pleased  with and we foel confident that we  express the uniinimous vote of the  community in accoiding a hearty  vote of thanks to the board of trustees  on the creditable manner in which  they have pei formed the duties during  their incumbency.    ���������  Public Meeting.  An open meeting of the Local  Division of the United Brotherhood of  Railway Employees, will be held on  Thursday evening at 8 p.m. in Selkirk  ball.  Mr- Haj&ld V. Bone, the general  organizer for Canada, will give an  address upon the principles of the  order. All railroad men are earnestly  invited to attend.   Admission Free.  The Band Boys Ball.  - The ball given under the auspices of  the  Independent   band   New   Year's  Eve proved tone all that was expected,  one of the most  enjoyable   affairs of  the kind ever held in the city, and one  which will   long   be   remembered  by  those who weie fortunate enough to  be  present.     The   hand,   under   the  | leadership of Mr. R. Sawyer, supplied  the   music   and   those   presrnt    were'  unanimous in the declaration  that it.  was the bust ever furnished for a dance  in Revelstoke.   This was fully demonstrated   by   the   fact that   with   the  exception of the square dances, every  number on the programme had. to   be  repeated   befoie   the    dancers    were  satisfied.     Combined   with  first class  music   was   an   excellent  floor which  made dancing a pleasure.  At the tick of midnight the entire  company formed a large circle and  sang -'Auld Lang Syne" after which  the various couples waltzed in the  New Year. Supper was then served  to which full justice was done and  during the interval, while the band  were refreshing themselves, Mrs.  Wilkes played a few extras which were  much appreciated.5&The second part of  the programme was then taken up and  dancing was continued till \������ a. m.  when the "Good Night Waltz'' was  played. ' .   -*  FISH RIVER  GOLD CAMP  The Late Mrs. Anderson.  The funeral of .Mrs. Nels Anderson  who died on the evening.^of the 2nd  lust, was held from the family residence on Monday. There were a large  number of friends of'the deceased to  pay a last token of respect. The  fimeiyil left ..the home at one o'clock  and proceeded to the Presbyterian  church where'the Rey". yv;,^). Calder  preached the funeral sermon, during  the course of which he spoke of the  kindly Christian spirit of the deceased.  After the service in the church the  procession proceeded to the cemetery  wheie the body was interred. ��������� The  deceased leaves a husband and three  young sons to monrn her loss, to  whom the Hekald extends its  sympathy in this sad hour of bereavement.  Card of Thanks.  The Independent hand desires to  heartily thank all those who assisted  in any way at their ball on New Year's  eve,  E. Edwards, Secy.  The Richest Gold Ore Camp in  B. C.    The Camborne Group  Will Test Their Big Values in  the Stamp Mill in February.  Although   mid-winter, and   usually  quiet in the mining camps of, British  Columbia, the Fish Biver gold camp,  is       a       striking        exception       to  the general rule, and is   a   scene   at  this   season   of   great    mining   and  business activity.     A Herald representative visited   Golcflelds   and   the  Fish Biver camp   last   week, with  a  view to looking   oyer   the   situation  at this season of the year.    In every  direction development   work is being  pushed ahead.     On   the famous Beatrice,   Western    Star     and     Oyster  groups a large number of men are at  work driving tunnels and  developing  ore bodies for   shipment   and   treatment*     On   the   famous    Camborne  group there is a large force   of   men  at   woik   under,  the direction of the  manager, H. Z. Brock, and the  engineer, A. U. Floeter.     A   new tunnel  was started about two weeks ago  on  the   Goldfinch   claim   just below the  big rich showing at the  top   of   the  hill and 25 feet of tunnel was finished  in-less than a  week's   time, showing  the   speed   that - the   work -can    be  accomplished   with the   Durkee electric diill.1 In the twenty five  feet   a  number of stringers and rich looking  gold quartz was cut through and the  drills were working in a splendid gold  rock.     A   new   tunnel   will be commenced at ence lower down the   hill  which will give greater depth on the  ore bodies and when finished sufficient  of rich ore of the Goldfinch   will   be  blocked out for the constant running  of the mill.      The   stamp, mill which  the company are rushing through  to  completion will be in operation   very  shortly.       The   foundation, which is  the most important in the  construction, has been completed and is very  substantial.       The     plates    for   the  rafters were all in   place   when    the  HKRAtD man left and the  closing of  the     mill     and     erection     of     the  machinery can   now   bo   done   very  rapidly.      The    tramway    from   the  Goldfinch to  the  mill   is just  about  ready.     The upper terminal   is completed   and   the   lower   terminal   is  all ready for the work by this   time.  The   confidence   of   the mining men  who know the Fish River  camp has  never wavered.   There is no camp in  British   Columbia   that   carries   any  bigger valius ui free gold    ore   than  does this camp, while the silver  lead  mines   are   all     high     grade.     The  permancey   of   the   gold   ore ledges  weie never better demonstrated than  by   the   test of the Silver Cup ore^ >i  short Mm"   ago. when   a   return   of  $283 in gola '.o the   ton   was   given.  This   is   a   siarlling   piece   of news,  when   it is  k'tnwn   that   the   Silver-  Cup has been operated for   the   past  eight years as a high grade silver lead  property and very little attention was  paid to the gold   ore   in   the   viens.  The   Triune    now    owned    ny    the  Metropolitan Co., is also proving rich'  in gold, far beyond the   expectations  of  the  old  owners,   as   well   is   the  company now operating the property,  who purchased it in May last,  solely  as a high grade silver lead  property.  The same can be said of the Beatrice  and Silver Dollar groups. The Beatrice  has been developed  for the past five  years for silver lead only, and last fall  was the first time there was any attention paid to the big gold quarts', ledges  crossing the Beatrice and Silver Dollar.  A thoiough test across the two ledges  gave a return of $13.20 to the ton in  gold on these properties,  while special  samples   gave   returns   up   into   the  hundreds.    On  the Camborne group,  owned by tin: Northwestern Development Syndicate, there are tremendous  shewitifts of high grade gold ore, from  which  the Herald   nutn personally  took samples that gave returns of over  $3,C'J0 to the ton. As lime and development  proceed   the  confidence in the  camp extends and the Herald looks  forward to the operations of the stamp  mill on   the Camborne group as  the  beginning of a-new eve of " prosperity  for the famous Fish River gold camp.  LATEST NEWS  BY TELECRAPH  The News of the World in Brief  As Received Over the Wires  From Every Corner of the  Globe.  Liberals won three bye-elections in  Ontario yesterday.  James Carry, of Kingston. Ont., was  fined $400 for voting without the right lo  do so in Frontenac bye-elections.  The shareholders of the Bank of Montreal voted to increase the capital from  12 to 14 millions.  The threatened revolutionary movement  in Honduras is becoming more serious.  A collision on the Monongahcla division  of die Pennsylvania railroad at Cochrane  station, Pa., resulted in the killing of 7  persons and injury to many others.  St Andrew's Concert  Curling.  The Golden cm ling club are making  arrangements to hold their annual  bonspisl on Jan. lUth. 23th and -21st:  On the evening of I he 20th a ball will  lie given in honor of the visiting  lurlefii. Uinks f roil 'Calgary. Banff,  Antracitc ind Revelstoke are expected  to participate in the bonspiel.  The final in the green curlers com*  petition for last year was played at  the rink yesterday afternoon between  Plhpps and Kinciud,' and resulted in a  win for the former by 12 points to 7.  A start was, made yesterday in the  green curlers competition for this  season when F. McCarty defeated J.  H. Robinson by 12 to 8,  L. O. L.  On Thursday evening, January :5th,  Flora Macdonald and Gavin Spence will  appear in the Opera Horse, under the  auspices of the Revelstoke St. Andrew's  Society. Tlie two are well known entertainers and are very highly recommended  by the press and people in the east. The  Ca'gary Herald says: "Last night's concert in the Opera House was, in a way, a  novel experience for the large number of  ladies and gentlemen who attended. Not '  only was the programme crowded with  humor and pathos, but to the majority of" ,  those present new beauties were revealed  in Scotch music and new meaning-s thrown  into time worn Scotch songs. CIl is .  always a , difficult task for two people,  however good ihey may be, to entertain ,  an audience .hroughout a wholw program  but Ga\in Spencc and Miss Flora Mac-  Donald proved themselves to be what  their.press criticisms claimed for them,  really great Scottish entertainers.  "Mr.   Spence, who "was  dressed   in all-  the  brilliance   and   glory of kiits, tartan,  a.id   sporran,   and, looked   every   inch a  fighting  man,   introduced the prograioaic-r-  with-a   preliinini������ry "Talk oh Scotland and .  its songs.    Mr._ Spence, with, his   broad,"  ScptCti   dialect,   has   aT refreshing   ,and -_  wholesome   stjle, whirh   took immensely  Willi    ihi:   audience,   and   lii-'" numerous  '  Scotch stories, if  slightly affected by age,  were remarkably well told.    Mr. Spenc*'"s  voice is a   powerful   tenor, into  which at ".  times he throws ,-i-touching pathos.  "Flora Mac Donald is a beautiful dancer  and he.- two efforts in   this line, the High- .  land   Fling   and   the  Shean Trews, were  loudly encored.      Her   voice, though  not  powerful, is  sw eet, and she has a charm-   -  ing manner on the stage."'  The next regular meeting of L. O. L.  No. 1058 will he held on Friday evening, Jr 11.10th. Installation of officers.  All members arc requested to   attend.  STOCK-TAKING SALE  G  LEARING SALE ! Remnant Sale ! Call it what you may  ���������the simple facts are that after such a wonderfully successful  business career as we had last year, we can afford to give you  Bargains for a Month  Another object to be gained is to clear out all the odds and ends  throughout the store before Stock-Taking, and as an inducement we  have made considerable reductions in every department. " COST"  cuts no figure in lots of cases, so don't miss getting your share of the  good things.  25  PER CENT. DISCOUNT  On the following Lines:���������Cut right in two !  25  Ladies' Jackets, Misses' and Children's Jackets and Furs, Children's  Dresses, Dress Goods, Ladies' Lined Gloves and Mitts, Men's Overcoats, Boys' and Youths' Reefers, Flannel and Flannelette Blouses,  Ladies' Tailor-Made Skirts, Etc.  We would advise an early call for first choice, as we have included  in this Sale a lot of very desirable lines. They are well worth the  attention of the Bargain Seeker.  Reid & Young  Through the columns of the Hkrat-D  we beg to extend our sincere thanks'  to (he Kind friends who attended the  last illness of Mrs. Anderson and  especially to the* Ladies Aid of the  Presbyterian church. The kindness  shown is fully, appreciated and shall  never be forgotten.  Nels Anderson.  Mrs. Morris Anderson.  Walter Larson.  Dealers in  FIRST-CLASS  Groceries  Flour, Feed  NcCldrys  Famous Moves  ;- ii  Tinware, Graniteware  -'.  Heavy and  ������  Shelf Hardware  ~z~ t  Stores at  Revelstoke  Nakusp  New Denver.  "'til  ���������f 'r&l  v' -1 .M1  - ���������-, '-^41  ���������VV>J?'.I|  .-t-rl  ���������J^tl  1 'T^L*?T  V-*"J ] Golden Silence.  Orpbtts Townsend Brady.  I w!U keep .-my moutli with a bridle.���������  fsilm xxxix.'a. V  Some ethnologists have endeavored to  place the cradle ox the Aryan race in  Lithuania and have maintained that  there, rather than in India, the language  begins. Whether this be true or not,  certainly the ancient speech of Lithuania  .is one of the oldest of human tongues.  The study of derivations as applied to  language is one of the most fascinating  which can engage our attention.i; History, science, art. evolution, to say 110-  -ihing of folklore and fancy, are preserved' by philology.  I have been looking up the meaning  ���������oi the word '"restraint," and I find that  one oi its origns is in an ancient Lithuanian word meaning to freeze, conveying the idea of absolute rigidity. This  understanding lends emphasis to the  word in modern usage. It seems to indicate that restraint originally referred  to a power as inexorable and as ruthless as the cold. Of all substances ico  1b the most devoid of any quality that  ���������appeals. If there inay.be sympathy in  the inanimate���������as in the sunlight or the  flower���������there can be none in the glacier,  the iceberg, the frozen sea. They stand  for absolute and unbreakable pitiless  constraint, the absence of life, the dead  ������s distinguished from the quick. A cold  bell is infinitely more appalling than a  hot one, if we only stop to think of  it  That is what restraint should mean,  then, a cold, passionless, rigid control;  a conquest of self, a self-mastery which  commands personal powers, controls  vices and exalts virtues; conquest over  eclf. stern, irrevocable, overwhelming.  And constraint in human affairs'-in necessary to success. -'Achievement is more  often the restilt of self-control than any  other quality. The necessity for self-  control in every field of endeavor or expression, is :at'-": once ; apparent to the  thoughtful.  Shall 1 enlarge or diminish .my sermon  "If I now limit.restraint entirely to I hat  'littfe'/member called the tongue'( J'cr-  haps^ because -speech is so easy there.-'is  more necessity for restraint and control  In talk than in anything else. It cannot be gainsaid that we talk too much.  As individualss-this is true; and as the  nation-is'simply the collected-individual'  it is equally true of the country. We  talk too-much about every subject under the sun. Sometimes' I think the  Tate of tiie Athenians'is before,us. The  nation wliiyh of ail others litis the proud-  Kti record in nrl, i'i letters,'in history,  tonally decrcnerated through its pcisis-'  -tent ^o:..".,) and gulble into a community  whose sati'inal insignia, it was suggested  by one- of the satirists, should he a huge  -.-.:.d v.::^',;:j:0- tou^i:;!. The Athenians  wi-rc finally overthrown by a people not  half so gified as they whose habit of  reiieen.ee h..s passed into a proverb and  ,-eiven us tr.e noble adjective ''laconic."  As? nation and as iuilividuitls we have .  the fatal  gift  oi  fluency in a complex)  laiigit.i::*   constantly   increasing  and   of,  vast ili-xiliility ;  to this is added an exuberant  fancy,  facile  modes  of expression and a constant desire to say something,   even   if  it  he   something  about  ���������noising.   Where two or three are slithered   together   in   this   country   there   is  usually a speech called fur and dolivere.!,  eometiiiu-s two or throe, and mori> often  than r.ot it happen* that the Lord is not  pre.M.-nt in t:.s group cither.   If the number of a<!(!rr--?3 ma'.ie in just one day on  every conceivable subject," from the after  dinner cflort to the stump spitx-h, were  ;^jtg^ulatLji,_the. _total_would aaknj������h_liu- j  inanity. ~~~  Not" only we tulle too much but wo  read and twite too :i':::c!i. Tiiini; of tiie  reams of printed us-'t'.--!- which are turned  out by the presses and thrust before the  readers on this Sunday morning, here  and everywhere in the '.and. Nine-tenths  of it serves no purple whatever and is  of no value to anybody. We could get  along a great deal better without it.  We waste" lime in useless discussions, in  considering subjects about which we  know, and about which we wish to  .know, nothing. We are so busy with  our tongues that our brain?, either as  "talkers or talked to, are unable to keep  pace. Vi'e do not digest what we say or  irrhat we write, and we do not digest  ���������what we read or what we hear. We  are as mad as Hamlet and over "Words,  words, words." Vox et praeterita nihil!  The great men of history have been  ���������silent men. The gre.-n nations of the  world have been "silent nations. Not  because, in either case, they had nothing to .=:>y, but because tbey thought  bard and long before they said or did  things, and because they exercised the  great quality of self-restraint, beginning  in language, in spoken thought, and extending naturally therefrom in most  other other directions. The truly heroic is never garrulous; loquacity is as  Incongruous with a hero as fatness is  <with a saint. The greatest and most successful patriot of history���������unless it he  Washington���������was that Dutch William of  Orange, who was called the Silent. Von  iloltke, the most eminent strategist of  modern limes���������who did not belong to the  Anglo-Saxon race, either, be it noted���������  was famous because he knew how to  be silent in heaven knows how 'many  3ifTercnt tongues of which he was master.  Thought and expression are co-rclatcd,  but the man who attempts to be nil expression with no basis of thought soon  ���������comes to grief. There was something  good in the Stoic, He endured in sii-  -ence. There is something to admire in  the fatalism of the Orient which suffers  ���������rid gives no sign. There is more majesty in the silcc-e of the Son of Mini  before His acr-ii^rst than there would  have been in a wiMcrnc-s of oratory, a  torrent of defence. David, betrayed by  Amnsn. hi* beloved S'.in Absalom" in rebellion ngainst him, smitten by a sore  illness, broken by the riinsciuiisiieHS 'if a  bidrous sin, which. Ili.i'.igh repent et] of  and atoned for, still r.irriert its pnuisii-  ment. ns even repented sins will and  must; iJ'ivid, rcvih-l, iii'n-lcn'il, fal.-ely  racensed; Onvid, a fugitive, rejected  where lie had been acclaimed, shinned  where he had been !i(.'iio'."d. put a inidNi  In his mouth mid kept silence, yea, < ���������������������������������������������������������������>  from good words, though it was pain and  grief to him. "Be still," was th?. great  command of old, ''and know that I am  God."  Let lis stop talking about anything  and everything and nothing a little  space, withdraw ourselves from the world  awhile, even though wo refrain from  good words, to our pain and grief, ant!  take thought. The lost art of meditation  might be sought for again, to our great  advantage. Let us see with how few  words we can get along, and let us  strive to have great thoughts of God  and nismback of our simple expressions.  Let us cultivate the stylo of silence.  Bridle the tongue, wrench it till it bleeds,  so wo can control it absolutely and givo  the mind a;chance in the time thus saved. .,,,., ,;  Talleyrand said that speech was meant  to conceal thought. That was Talleyrand's perverted" idea. It was a good  thing for him that he had something  with which to conceal his thoughts, for  he was one of the most ignoble characters who have ever glossed over lying  and treachery by calling it diplomacy!  But speech is" meant to express thought.  It is one of God's noblest gifts to men.  It distinguishes us from the animal, pro  Tided we use it wisely, provided it has  thought back of it. The gossiping, gabbling, eternally talking man, whose words  arc as shallow as tjic babbling brook,  is entitled to no more respect than a  chattering monkey. Take time to think,  then. There is no thought without time,  there can be nib'wisdom without silence.  There ..was-silence in heaven once for  ���������half an hour." When there shall be silence on earth for some similar cause  there will be a heaven here.  Fop Farmers.  Jibbing Horses.  Of all vices, jibbing is one of the  most objectionable, and, when established, the least amenable to treatment,  says The Horseman. As an occasional  and passing freak, it is sometimes displayed by horses on first leaving tho  stable, as a result of exuberance oS  spirits begotten of idleness and good  living; but these are only' transitory  acts of playfulness, quickly overcome  by a word of the -remonstrance or a  flick of the whip. It is otherwise..with  the confirmed jibber, who will not bo  moved cither by coaxing or coercion,  excepting in a backward direction, to  the danger of those upouliim and about  him. This form of vice is for the most  part the outcome of a cruel disregard  of the comforts and requirements of  tlic animal in the course of his tuition.  .When', the time comes for him to ba  put, into the shafts he is often made to  wear an ill-fitting collar, or, if the fit  be right, the leather lining has become  hard and unyielding, and with the one  or the other, or both, of these conditions to contend with, he is made tii  do his first journey, perhaps uphill, with  the result that his shoulders are galled  or the withers are chafed and bruised,  or both. For "the, time being the patient beast bears the infliction, but.on  the morrow, when tin; ill-fitting liariuSs-S  is again applied to the swollen and  painful skin, he naturally rebels ami  declines to start, and seeks relief from  pain by backing, and so removes all  traction on the. traces, which he has intelligence enough to know is the canso j  of his  suffering. i  It is under these circumstances''Unit j  coercion is brought into play by untut- !  oral breakers, and. failing in this, un- |  willing obedience is exacted by means |  of the whip and other forms of punish. |  intuit and brute force. The tVar and j  mistrust thus engendered sooner or i  later excite in him a stubborn resist- ;  ance which, unless appeased, ends in in- j  curable vice. The remedy for such -i ,  state of things is almost too simple to'  need  description.  The   intelligent   and     Itumnnc     lior?.-.- ;  breaker will  take care  that every  item .  of   harness   is   wMl   fitted,  well   padded.,  and nicely adjusted, and. above till, that--  -ULC^Jjarlier^ussiji!?.._:! re._of. jOiort   dura- .  lion,   the   trap  woin>ul,iiice!d7-flnil   Hie-  siiritioe   to   be   driven   over   level     and  easygoing.     Any    disposition    to   sore-  ncss  of  parts  in  contact with  the   ha.--!  ncss   should   receive   prompt   attention, \  and,   if  need   be,  discontinuance   fdr  3. \  lime of the objectionable collar or sad-  die. or whatever else may be at fault.     1  Strain   on   the  collar  in  ascending  a :  hill not only tends to tire the colt, but j  to cause chafing of the shoulders,  and, I  should  he  attempt to  hack for one  01 i  both of these reasons, the relief afford- |  ed  by  an  easy  descent  will   encourage  him  to persist in his retrograde movement, which sli-mid he promptly stopped  by blocking the wheels.  "Any soreness or chafing of parts in  contact with harness should be the ai-.r-  nal for cessation of work until the  chafed skin  has become reinstated.  Should the habit be repeated, 4.\e  false collar, or some such protection,  should be employed to guard the shoulders, and, as a young horse's mouth is  always tender, an eye should be given  to the bit and bridle, which, if in any  respect severe or ill-fitting, will materially aggravate the. fault, and rerVcr it  more difficult to overcome. All else may |  be left to patience and persuasion, with  the judicious employment of gentle  coercion should occasion require it.  Once an established vice, jibbing is practically incurable.  Princess Charles Absent.  Princess Charles of Denmark is the  most, popular, clever and good-looking of  the daughters of King Kdward. Her absence, therefore, from the royal progress  through the streets of London last Saturday excited a good deal of comment  on the part of the public, and inuoh speculation was indulged in as to the reason for her failure to put in an appearance. The fact of the matter is that  the Princess has been suffering from 1111  attack of nervous prnsl.rnHon, and under  the direction of the King's physician,  Sir Frederick 1/nkimg, is undergoing a  complete rest cure ,il. Iliickiiigliam Palace and at her place on the Sandring-  barn estate, seeing no one excepting tlio  members of her immediate family ami  living in the quit-test, fashion possible..  1iot.l1 the King and flic Queen have, been  quite anxious about her, 11a she luis  grown quite thin, and at the time when  ���������Sir Frederick Lnking took her in hand  had lost all thoie high spirits and .deposition to sec the sunny and hmnnrouH  feature in everything Hint bad rendered  ber the favori'o of the King's daughters.  Mr. A. VV. Gundley, Government agent  at Liverpool, reports, under date of Oct.  SO, that the grading of Canadian apple3  this year is much better than any American, apples arriving at Liverpool,  many of the latter bc'pg "faced" in ������  shameful way. lie draws attention to  the fact that in the Liverpool market  the grade marks are not seriously con  sidered, as all fruit Is exposed Dy sample in an open basket -Mr Gundley  quotes a typical case of an exaggerated  American grade, and obseiies tnat the  chances arc that this particular band  will not realize half the price of tlia  "Canadian XX."  The gioat diouth in Auofialia is producing strango feeds foi danv ctttlc.  Farmers are cutting the stiangc botllo  tree, the trunk of which 1* chiefly tv  wateiy pith, and f coding; it to tlieir  cows. The water hjacinth, which is  such a nuisance in blocking up t\atcr-  courses, is bound to be valuable. One  acre of this plant is equal to hie acie3  of.grass, and it is stated tint the -Keeping willow, as a fodder plant, is tho  most valuable tree giown in some  places. A ration of weeping willow  balanced with the bottla tree and water  hyacinth would be a strange milk pio-  ducer.  Selling its Cart Spring's.  Han and the Lower Animals.  Department of Agriculture,  Ottawa, November 0.  In reply to the question "Is Anthrax 9  Danger to Humanity?" put recently by n  daily ncwspapei, anthrax, is a blood disease, which affects all domestic animal*,  Canmoia or flesh e.iteis, dogs for ex  ample, enjoy a high degree of piolcclion  against it, but at times thoy too succumb Man himself is quite susceptible,  and sheep, goats, homed cuttle, mid  horses aie especially liable to coutiact  it. The icsult depends upon the 101-  tion 01 the bod} that is -iliected It the  poison passes the stomach and develops  in the intestines, death follows It in  the case ol a man a wound on the hand  or the leg gives the poison entiancc into the body, then malignant pustules  form. Oftentimes such patients recover;  possibly one 111 live may die. The same  may be said of horned stock, but sheep  and goats, with one 01 two curious exceptions, have little 01 110 ie=i������ting powers, and anthrax, once 111 a flock, oftea  claims one half its nuinuci as victims  The cause of this disease is a  plant  too small by f.u  to be seen b\  the ejo  unaided     Under the micioscopc it looks  like a lod Jbout live limes .is long as it  is thick     Ine  thousand  of  these iods  or bacilli put end to cud might nieasuic  an inch  111   length     This  lodtiko  plant  goes to seed ander ce'tain cntumstdnce=,  a point to be iunenij->iLcl, bLcju=e it is  this pcciihai a>  whicii giws to it almost  unlimited powei foi causing losses  The c  seeds  (spoic^)  em st tint both he it ami  cold, ud cm hi  mi jcirsinadij piice  without loss or vitMitv     A eombm ition  of heat, nioistme and food, ������uch as the  animal botij  oller^   1111;  cui=e the -p������il  to geimmite and develop an    epidemic |  anew.   Once within the animal bod\, an  1  tit rax pUnts multiply without ���������-erd lor-j  million, and  if  thej   cau-e the death of 1  the an .nil, aid it is buncd without a j  dissection   01   niutil moil,   v, inch   would  allow .ur to come into uiil ict .nth the'  blood,  thf n, 111 t  -,iort 1. 30, toe p'i r.  dies,  and  nothing  remains   tu  generate'-  future  trouble.    Almost, invariably, im-|  mediately after death. however.blonU ex- j  udes  from  all  the  natural  openings  "E i  the carcass of an anthrax victim; there-|  fore it is the duty of the farmer to take '  xara_.that._th������ _..cai<yu*._is  cremated  in- '  While   political   parties, newspapers  and publicists are urging municipal or  Government  ownership    or  control  of  many public utilities, the State of New  York is rapidly closing out its only commercial enterprise, the ownership of tho  Onondaga.  Salt fepiings  Kcservation at  Syracuse     On Septcmhei   12,  1788, the  Onondaga Indians sold to the State of  New York a strip  of land    extending  around Onondaga Lake, comprising somo  twenty   thousand  acres,   on    condition  that  "it  shall  remain  foicvci   for  tho  common beneht  of  the  people  of  tho  State of Now York and the Onondagas  foi   the purpose of making salt "    Tho  State maintained its salt making enterprise  until 1S74, when  tho  Legislature  passed a law allow m^ such lands to bo  oppiaised and sold which did not conflict with the business of nmiiUacliiung  salt made from bimc furnished by tho  State liom the spungs     So gieat wa3  the pressure on the State by individuals  demanding ill the rem iminj salt lands  that 111 1&0S a law wis passed dneefing  that tho really   and    peisonilty m the  suiface lights and salt spimgsbo sold,  and that tho ofhec ot State biipeiinten-  dent  of Salt  Springs  should  cease  on  that day when all the pioperty of tha  State should havo been disposed of    On  tho passage of this law State appropriations to maintain the State Superintendent's   offices  at  Syracuse  ceased,  and  the official has since maintained his office and the business of furnishing brino  to manufacturers from tho duties  as  sessed on the salt manufactured,  save  that he receives a salary of $1,500 from  the State.   The Superintendents recently  said that there are less than live acres  of the property left now, and this will  soon be disposed of.   lie added ���������"Tho  State itself has not lost nor been unsuccessful in tho conduct of the enterprise.  On tho control y, from  the duties  assessed on salt the Ene Canal was laige-  ly constnictcd    It is private entcipuso  that has been hurt by Statc-owiioislnp,  and it is private enterpuse    that has  been and is pushing the State    out ot  business     How   can pnvate    onteiprise  pay a duty of one cent 11 bushel of 36  pounds  on    salt    manufictuicd    fiom  State  bimc   when  minufnetuieis  elsewhere have no duties to pav ?    Heiei.i  is the vital question    of    Goveimnent-  ovvneiship  exemplified     It  cuislics  the  cnteipuse of the citi-en"   And yet tho  pool   struggling manutactuieis  oF   salt  and  mmei.il wntei   in   the    State  nio  making spurted  bids foi   the propcity,  and going to considerable expense to see  that  "the "other fellow"  does not  get  moie than Ins right share     Almost ai  much money as Hie land is worth, if  not more, has been spent in defeating  piojects to sell the entire   pioperty to  this or that particular film   instead oi  selling it in sections    "Jt is understood,'  savs a New Yoik contempoiary, "that  the next Legislature will^oidei   a per-  cmptoiy  sale  of whit lemains  of  tho  Salt Reservation,    notwithstanding    its  solemn compact with the Indians, and  the fact that the sunning Iiuhvns still  demand and lcceivc free salt fioni the  State"    Th" Indians  it is safe to say,  w 11  not  bo  consideicd    111  the    transaction     Uncle   Sam's   legisl.itoi3    hive  then  own ideas  about  keeping    agreements with the lednicn  mediately life is extinct"! ITT no-caSeTj  should tho carcas- be skinned, or the ���������  plague may extend not only among the j  adjacent flocks and herds, but to the, j  taaners and their hripi-r*, who take part ,  in removing the hide from the animal.  Last year a  bulletin  w������3  issued   by |  the  Dominion  Department*.of  Ajrricub ,  ture dealing with anthrax, and demonstrating the efficacy of the use of j������a������-  teur'3 vaccines to produce immunity.  The anthrax bacilli themselves are  easily killed, but their spores resisit ordinary germicides, and even such degress  of heat'as kill other spores of bacteria.  If the disease be left unchecked and preventive measures be neglected, not only  may present serious losses be experienced, but the land itself may be rendered  infective for centuries. The spores of  the bacillus in seme way get into the  ground and remain there in a������dormant  state for many years. The skin, hair,  wool, hoofs and horns of infected animals, if soiled with blood, are contaminated by the bacillus. It is an infection the very reverse of that of contagious pleuro-pneumonia, which requires  the contact of living diseased animnis  with living healthy animals, whereas anthrax infection rarely takes place from  living animals, unless the blood containing bacilli 'be allowed to contaminate the  food, or inoculate a wounded surface.  Th* carcass nnd excreta are to be dreaded as the sources of infection.  If after death the blood be confined  within the body, nnd discharges from  tho natural openings be prevented by  plugging them with tow saturated with  a 20 per cent, solution of carbolic acid,  and the carcass be carried, not; dragged,  to the place, prepared for burning it, no  infection is likely to take place from  it. As a precautionary measure, however, the .stall and surroundings where  the. death occurred should be. thoroughly  disinfected, as well as the cart or waggon in which jt lins been  carried.  After burning the carcass bury th"*  ashes deeply with lime. The risks that  are run by any carelessness in dealing  with a carcass from which millions of  millions of infective spores mny tic given  off, which'mny yenrs nfter infect find  destroy cattln. sheep, swine nnd horsed  and enormously reduce the value of tlio  farm, must, he obvious.  Viiceitinfion or protective inoculation  should not be undertaken by any inexperienced person, nnd on no ncr'itinti  should old or doubtful lymph be used.  I'rot.ective. lymphs mny lie onto Inert  through the Dominion IJp.piirtmoiil, ot  Agriculture nt n discount of one-third  CjX) Hio ordinary rctnll price,  The White "Wyandottes.  The nuestion is often asked by those  about to go into the pn.iltiy business  or to keep pine bleeds insleul of mongrels, "Winch is the b->st genenl pur-  po-c fowl '" The loplv of most practical pouitijmen is likely to be cither  \M11te Wvjndoltes 01 Dined Phmouth  Rocka Although the RolIcs weie a  popular breed long before the "White  Wyandottes were known, the latter arc  mora and more each year taking tho  precedence.  The whites are true sports from the  Silver Laced Wyandottes. and the latter were originally ''made." by crossing  ~a 6Ti'ViTr^*p^n?ien=riaium>rg"Or;c-ic���������on��������� a-  dark Brahma hen It may be asked :  "Why. then, are the whites better than  the silver or other colored Wyandottes?" The answer is, the more fact  that they are whites gives a slight advantage when marketing fowls ; and,  besides that, the practical poultrymen  have taken them up, rather than tho  other Wyandottes, and bred them especially for practical purposes. Therefore we see tho 213 egg strains of the  whites advertised, but not of the other  breeds of the same family.  ft may bo conceded that the Wyandottes on one or iwo points do not  equal the Hocks ; they weigh a pound  less and they do not mature quite so  quickly. But they lay more eggs, they  are plumper and* fuller on the breast,  and are smaller boned. For broilers  they rank as the best of the pure breeds  and for crossing they are again first oil  the list. Crossed with White Leghorns  they make the best broilers; crossed  with light Brahmas, ��������� they make the  best roasters in any market, and either  cross makes excellent layers. They are  docile, good foragers, good setters and  withal a beautiful as well as a business  breed.���������B. H-, in New York Tribune  Farmer.  Some Pren ch Wit. ��������� ���������  Says The Saturday "Evening Post:���������A  happy example of French wit was the  reply of Voltaire, when, having extolled  Haller, he was told that he was very  generous, since Haller had r.aid the very,  contrary of him. "Perhaps both of us  are mistaken," said the wit, after a  short pause. We doubt, however, if any  French mot or repartee ever (surpassed  in delicacy the reply made by an Ktist  Indian servant of Lord Diifferin, when  he was Viceroy of  fndia : "Well,  whet  Rort of sport luis Lord had?" Hai.j  Uiifferin one day to his "ahiknrry," or  sporting servant, who had attended u  young JSnglish Lord on a shunting excursion. "Oh," replied the scrupulously  polite Hindoo, "tlio .vming Sahib shot  divinely. But Clod was very mcrcil.il  to the  birds."  Most of the city (of London) police  nro expert swimmers, says Thn' Unily  Jixpi'pss, and one of them, P. 0. Bill-  son, who often has to keep liw watchful  cyo 011 Tlio Kxpress olfiuc, holds I ha  police championship of the United King.  dom. Their trams have sccuroil the lifiv  Biiving cliiiinpioiisliip, dcieiifllic swimming-, and wafer polo uliiinipionxhipa of  the City of London, ami nt witter fug-  of-war they have, nt* on hind, no equals  in  the  ineinmolis.  On Giving and Taking Advice.  It  is  wonderful how  often   analysis  firoves our insuitive likes and dis-  ikes to be correct. Now I have  always disliked philanthropists and  altruists without knowing why, nnd  yet Hie reason is one Uhat should be instantly obvious to any thoughtful man.  The trouble is that they lack subtlety,  and that there is no excuse for then '"'I  am holler tlian thou" attitude. Their altruism is all back end foremost, and that  is why so many of them are rcgaidcd by  a large section of the public as men who  have not learned the difficult art of  minding their own business. Instead of  elevating those to whom they devote  tlieir attention, they make them feel  moan and woithless, or else fill them  with unholy wruth reeling that this  was vviong, I investigated cue fully and  made the st/irthng discovciy that the  true altiuist* helps his supenois rather  than his mfcnors  Having u, l.aigo and assoitcd collection  of fi lends and acquaintances, I studied  my relations with them, and found that  when I felt called upon to advise a  stiuggling biothci, and elevate hi.n to  any own high nioial and intellectual  p1 me, I always felt personally uplifted  and moie inclined to reveicnce mvsclf as  a man, as Goldsmith so wisely advises  On the other hand, when ciicumstances  made me realise that I was only a ' poor  weak sinter," and my supcuois came to  comfort me after the niannei of Eliphaz  tho Tcmanite, and Elihn t'lie son of Bara-  clicl the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram,  whose name was no worse than he deserved, I noticed that they nnmodratoly  began to swell out tlieir chests and to  feel better. Having observed this, it  was not long until I discovered the great  truth I am now doing my utmost to  apply in conduct. I found that I could  got as fine a philanthropic glow fiom  permitting myself to be advised, and  watching the beneficial eflect on my ad  \iser, as ever I did fiom giving advice  myself Of com so I found it haul at  first to give up the luxuiy of advising  my mfeiiois, and still harder to sub  mit to being constantly aduscd, but the  subtlety of the scheme appeals to my  artistic sense, and I look forwaul confidently to a tunc when I c>n mci klj s ib  nut to linvi'.g my lmci feclinas clawed  o\ei by such of my supcuoi fiicuds as I  wish to help, and get .ill the stiengtb I  iced nnself fiom the to'iscionsness of  good work well and sccictly done In  deed I have accomplished enough in this  lire nlieadv to spui me on to gieator  achievements. One siipcuor fiiend, to  whom I liave often listened meekly When  he felt that I needed nioial homilies, already feels so uplifted that he is about  to take orders; another who devoted  himself to my financial affairs 13 looking  forward to a successful careei 111 Wall  Btreet; and a third who has favored me  vvdtli exhaustive htciary criticisms h 1-  seciired such a- grasp on Ins a't, nnd  such confidence in lumself, that he ha<  already bioken giound for what is to bt  The Gieat American Novel. If these  men succeed, just think wliat a source of  seciet toy it will be to 1110 to know that  I am flic" cause of it ill, and if thej l.ul  ���������well, I shall at least have revenge foi  all thev have nude me endure  As for my infcuin, I by no means  neglect them, as a haslj eonsidjiation of  my scheme might lead the icadci to sup  pose No, indeed I am "uduillj get  ting lliem all to considci themseKes my  supcnois, an easy thing to do, "v the  vv.iv, and many of Hum i-e now uplitt  nig themselves by hivislung .uLice on  me  But besides my infenois and rapidly  growing list of supeiiois, I lia\e .. few  fi lends who .lie so ���������>omfoi iibly <-elt c^n  leicd that I hue been able to discus"  my alliiustic scheme with tbein, nnd]  thev -com to feai that I shall get into  trouble Thev hold tint unless 1 tike  the udvico that s Icn.lciod, I =hell offend and discoui.ige niv benefit nines,  while if I lake o'ctci'tn of :t 1 shall,  land in n sanitarium, nnd have tristccs  appointed to administer my liabilities.  That shows their lack of insight. The  man that has once contracted Hie advice habit MiUply advises- lor the self-  con (hlenco and pleasure it gives him, and  then goes forth nnd straig.itwn.y forgela  vyhat_hc_ advised. Knowing thi.s\ 1 feel  privileged lc^o^tlil^sirnTcf=iOf="eoui:sc  flint is probably what I would do in any  case, but it is 11 great satisfaction to feel  that I have a philosophical reason for  doing it.  Having explained brieflv" tho scope and  effects of my altruistic methods, I would  like in conclusion to oiler-some advice, to,  such readers ns feel temptnl tD yiv'o  them"'a trial; 1>ub to do so would imply  that I consider them nifoiiors, and for  that reason I must rcfinin. If any read  cr3, however, feel moved to a.lviee me aa  to how I might impiove and amplify my  scheme I shall be meekly delighted, rnd  I feci that I may depend upon the courteous editor to foiwiud their lettei3.���������  From the "Contributois* Club.'  Hard to Please.  He���������What more can you ask, dear?  Haven't I admitted I was wiong and  humbly apologized ?  She���������Well, vvhiiv of it? f have no respect for a man who is that weak! ���������  Now York "Life."  , * m 11  Things Better Left Unsaid.  Under tho caption, "The Art of Putting Things," an Knglisli author has given some very amusing examples of saying things' in a queer way. One of the  most unfortunate recorded attempts to  escape from a conversational dilliculty  was made by an Hast End curate, who  cultivated the friendship of mechanics.  One day a carpenter came to him and  Baid, "I have brought my boy'B likeness,  as you said you'd like to have it."  "How good of you to romemberl" said  thn iitirate. "What a capital likenessl  Dow Is hot"  "Why, sir, don't you remember?" said  the carpenter.   "He's dend."  "Oh, yen, of course I know that," replied the curate. "I mean how's the  man that took the photograph?"  A story is told of 11 young laborer who,  on his wny to his day's work, called 111  the registrar's office to register bin fii tiler's death. When (lie official'asked the  date of tho event, the son replied:  "Hn ain't dead yet, lint he'll be dead  beforo night, so I thought it would save  ��������� mo another journey if you would put it  down now."  "Oh, but that won't do at all," said  the registrar. "Perhaps your father will  live  till to-morrow."  "Well. I don't know, sir; the doctoi  snys 11c lie won't; and lie knows what he  has: given him."  , 'i  "Mr. Grimes," said Ine rector to .the  .vestryman, "we hud better take up thi  collection before the sermon." "Indeed?'  "Yen. I'm going to preach on Economy.'  V  '    MERE AND THERE  Thp lirorH on England's postal service ffltaounte to about $20,000,000 a  year.  Among the Chileans a belief prevails that the juice of onions is a euro  cure for typhoid fever if given In its  early ttuges.  Incurable Insanity is not a ground!  for divorce In any State except Nortli  Dakota and Idaho.  In the rubber foiesfcs of Para one U-  t)oi er disposes of 100 trees in Eeven  (months, securing from 400 to 800 k lc-  (grammea of rubber, of wheh he geta  half from his employer.  Pi of Camphauscn, of Amsterdam,  S3 out with a bomb generating fumc3  that will make breathing difficult or  Impossible foi 100 yards aiouud tho  centre of explosion.  It requites an avciago of niTO  ifhan 20,000,000 pins pei day to sustain  ���������dislocated 6hlrt waists, replac ng  ���������missing suspender buttons and meet  the other needs of the Ameiican people.  In Germany many millions of railway and tramway tickets aro sold by  way of penny-in-the-slot machines,  ���������which are highly valued as a means  of relieving the piessure oa "ticket-  sellers.  Tt Is reckoned that the househ-ld)  and personal refuse of all kinds and  street sweepings o������ a town amount to  half a ton annually for each head ot  the population.  Many thousands of fish are being  found dead in the lakes contiguous to  {Fergus Palls, Minn , chiefly in Otter  Tail lake, from which the city namPd,  gets its water supply through the lted  liver This is a serious feature 01 the  situation. General bcliel has it that  Fevere electrical disturbances havo  killon the fish.  Anything seems to be good enough,  feason for bringing divorce proceedings. A Washington woman has Btittl  t"(t)r freedom on the ground that her  (husband Is not aa strong politicallv as  ihe thought and said ho was, and a  Leavenworth sistei has just buist 1 er  matrimonial bonds because her hus-  tband would not take her to church  Miss Nee Bana (Northern Light ia  <rn Indian girl who lives 0:1 an Island  near Old Town, Me She is an expert  swimmer1 and canoe navlgatoi, lai  saved life at the rtsk of her own,  roads books, dances bewitchmgly, and  is very good looking. The City National bank of Kankakee has paid  Miss Nee Bana good dollers for the  privilege of engraving hoi pretty  lace on it������ checks.  The mails in Central Africa aro  still conveyed for the most pait upon  the heads and backs of native postmen. The men. aie reciuited ch e ly  from the Yao and A tonga tilbes, aad  ���������wear a unifoim. Fully 300 b~g, of  mail aie made up each month at tho  different postofflces 111 tho pio e^tor-.  ate for conveyance by these men, tho  total distance traveled being close upon 10,000 miles ,1 month, the cost of  tiansit being less than a half-penny a  milo a bag '  Municipal    authoillies    of   Riegclt.  burg, near Saaibuck, Alsace, piopj o '  to establish an automobile r-eivico oe- 1  tween the   town and   the   centio   of  Saint-Jean-Sanibiuck   a    distance    oi  six miles, and h.ivo ndvcilhoj for ol-  fers of eight place  ^ chicles       Theso I  nre to be hlrod at Hist foi si* mo ithb,  and may be puichased, if fonnu su t-  ablo.   At Charlottenbdig, ne.u Boil n,  an electric omnibus 4b now In ciiculn-  Ulon,  which  can  transport: seventven  persons, eight In the Interior and nino ,  on top. j  If a woman was as careful In_rol',cv- '  Ing a husband to match her disposition as she Is in selecting a dress to  .���������m_atcJiJjjBriiconipJc^oj.i=Uio������o>  fewer unhappy marriages tirairtl'.ero���������  aro. \  Polish may bo laid upon wool to  fluch a thickness as to obliterate I bo  grain. Tho same thing may uaucGu  to man.  TO A Mil  Strained His Back and was  Sent Home in Agony  Laid up all "Winter, but Dodd's  Kidney Pills put Him on His  Feet Again and now he i������ Completely Cured.  Indian Broolc, Victoria Co., N. S.,  Nov. 10 ���������(Special) ���������Angus D. Mo-  Donald, son of the postmaster here,  is prominent among those in this  district who swear by Dodd's Kidney Pills as a sure cure for those  terrible pains in the back that are  one^of the smest symptoms ot Kidney Disease And Mi McDonald has  good reason foi the stand he t.tlces.  While at work in the coal pits he  strained his back and was sent home  in an agony of pain The nearest  doctor, twenty-five miles away, was  sent for, but he could do little to  relieve his suffering. This -was-in October, 1901, and he couldn't do a  hand's turn of work till'the spring ot  1902.  Then a hotelkeeper advised him to  try Dodd's Kidney Pills. That jlotel-  keeper didn't see him agam till last  August and then his first question  was "Angus, how's your back?" "As  well as ever it was," answered Angus "What cured if" "Dodd's Kidney Pills cured me completely "  And the Postmaster at Indian  Btooh is alwavs ready to testify to  the tmth of his son's statement  Pains in the Back, 1 Lumbago, Rheumatism, Diopsy 'and Ilcait Disease  are caused by diseased Kidneys.  Dodd's Kidney'Pills will cure them.  "Ah 1" said Biggs, as "a prosperoufl-  lookmg man who had cordially saluted  Diggs passed on. "lie seemed einctrely.  glad to find you alive and well." '  "Yes." replied Diggs. "He probably  was���������he's the 1'iesident of the company  my life's insured in."���������Brooklyn Lafe.  &3^j0Ktap with  Jfj/'/'w1-',!,  BROTHER DICKEY'S  SAYINGS  De good Book say Satan is-"a r.oarin*  ���������lion; but he all time put me ii- min'  er a fox dat lay loW, kaze ef ho^dono  <much roarln' he'd put folks on not ce,  be wuz comin', en dey could git outen  bis way.  I dunno dps how high up heav->n 5q,  but 1 does know dat some folks won't  .tiptoe tor reach it.  'bijah  gone tor  heaven  in a chef-''  ryoot of Are, but p-oplo wouldn't try  de experiment in dese-days for   tear  dey'd git Rcorched.  I dunno w'e her Satan got hoim r?  not. He may be a blllygcat, or h������  may be a Texas steer. All I'know is  ���������he's Satan, en dat's enough fer mo!  ���������Atlanta Constitution.  God made de worl' fer man; but Vo  tever will be satisfied 'twell he own*  ten acres in de stars, wld a fust mortgage on dc moon,  We worl' Is so clost ter heaven int  dc nngols kin lean turn de winders en  pull dc roses.  Ef you didn't tell some people dnt  de streets er heaven wuz pave l  wld gold you wouldn't ketch 'em In  ten mile er It.���������Atlanta Cons.ltu loa-  CURIOUS SIGNS  Tt Is unlucky to pick up an old gljvo  In the street.  To throw an old shoe after a brMo  (tnd bridegroom in a demonitrat'.oD of.  good wishes.  A horseBhoi������ nailed over an entrance  keeps away witches.; ...It shcu.d bo  sailed toe down.       ~'     5,  The putting of ajleft shoe on a  right foot is. the forerunner of evil  To rise on the right side, js accounted lucky.  If your nose itches, It Is a sign you  Will have company.  If two spoons are accidentally put  Into a cup it denotes a wedding.  To have a picture irop out ot ft  frame ie a bad ome&������  Dyspepsia?  She   was   a  teiuty   until  irregularities  peculiar to her  3ei brought on  that dread dyspepsia  nnd general misery.  But there iscer-  of cure for  ^Mthe great  '���������'-'-'"5' "-^AMERICAN  NERVINE  Will first feed  nerSiTATrEHEDNGRVES; tlienstronfrth-  cnodby it tlioy will put cvory vttml  oreaii to worlc vigorously. The liver  will do its shnre, tho heart -will havo  blood to pump, the nerves wilt be quiet.  The woman will be beautiful again.  "Mrs.'James.'Edge,  Post-Mlstre������a of  Edge Hill, Ont., wrlten :  =^"Mmve!iii<H:u!lijeHt!onand dyspepsia���������  for nearly ten years.   At times 1 could  eat nollilnsr.   After taking two bottles  of South American Nervine I wns entirely well and urn in perfect liealth."  i/t  (V*. ^'Mfl   tainty  Mfc  Tie ureal Soulli American tCldaay Care dissolves ami washes out waste matter at  once from kidneys nnd bladder, and  simultaneously begins tlio building up  of new tissues.   Relief in six hours.   2J  Can a sawbuak t���������St. Joseph News.  Sure. Can a chlmucyswallow ?���������Chicago Tribune.  Of couisc. Can a pciinywhistlc ?������������������  Rochester Dcmociat aud CI110111, Ie.  t-ortiiinly. U111 a uoaiciwait. r���������uut-  falo Commercial.  Undoubtedly.   Can a hoodwink t  FOLLOWING HIS NOSE  And you see where it's leading  him. He has Catarrh, breeder oi  Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Consumption.  ' - A package of Dr. Aonew't Catarrhal Powder will aave trim.  Relief instant, cure constant.  Relieves Colds and Catarrh, and  cures Headacha in ten minuten.'  Thomas Waterman, of Bridgowater,  Lunenburg County, Nova Sootio, states:  ; "In consequence of a cold, I contracted a case of acute Catarrh. I could'not  breathe any more. I snuffed some of  Dr. Agrnew s Catarrhal Powder and Instantaneously my nostrils vers free. I  could hardly believe that anything  could act so quickly."  For all skin diseases and for piles, Dr.  Ajnew's Ointment Is rightly regarded  by many of the medical fraternity as tho  surest, simplest, quickest cure,  The relief is instant and the core per-;  manant In every such case. Prle������,'3Sc tt  in  ���������:*- f3A1i&]Xtfai&a��Jas&**}^iriz��a*M& -tnoKf
=TKe Moorustorv^
By Urs. G. N. WiHianiaoB,
Author of - A ��W tl On Ptepta," Etc
"Very well, then," Macalre commented on the other's answer. "Then you're
the man for "me.' And I rather think
I'm the man for you, too, I'm rich���I
suppose you've- heard that of -me,
haven't you?"
"I've heard that there's a Mr. Lionel
-Macalre who's sot millions. Are you
that Macalre, air?"
J'l'm that 'Macalre. I like to amuse
myself, and I can afford to pay for it;
I -do pay for It. I .invite you to cater
for my amusement, and I'm willing to
pay a big- price. If you consent, after
I've explained, I don't mind giving you
a sum down IX you're so situated that
, money 4n hand -would toe a convenience*.
���a sort of retaining fee, -don't you
know?" ,
;"Thank you,'; said Newcome.    "If I
saw that I  could  earn  the  money,  I
* don't deny 'that it would he a convenience."      ��� -
'���'Good., There's' just one, thing, then,
(before-J put my "proposition and try "to
see if you.antLI can come to teims.
"Will you give""me your word, if you accent, that the arrangement ibetween lis
shall toe entirely confidential���entirely,
"mind you? I-haven't asked, you to
confide In me, and I don't knoWwheth-
cr you're alone in England or whether
you'ie with friends'or relatives, male,
or female. But when I say that I want
our transactions-to be private, between
ourselves, I don't except such relatives
or friends."
"I understand-you, sir. "And !f I accept It "Shall be as you say. I give you
my word." ,, ,,
.  , - The Rest of. the Baigain.. .,   -_���.
"How soon could you get into training-  for  the  biggest  "light    you   ever
had?" asked Macalre.   "That Is, every- .
tbtng.being favorable.",    .     K    \    ���
"I could be ready" in" a fortnight, I'm
sure," Newcome answered, after an'tn-
'stant's thought. "I haven't much' superfluous flesh to work off, and I al-i
ways go in for a certain amount of
exercise every day, with the exception"
of-a few when I slept on a seat on th*
Victoria Embankment; Without excising each morning I feel as lout,"
somehow, as I do without my cold
plunge/  But as for a fight "   '
���'No 'buts' until you've heard me
out!" 'Macalre toroke in! "*My friends
all.know me. for a sptortsman, and I
hav-e few friends, who are'not sporting
men. Sometimes,���to amuse ��� them, I
have a show la a big vault of a room
under my house, and nobody outside-is
the wiser. Last spring I managed a
pretty good glove flght-^oe Nash,
known as Joey .the Kid, and a mulatto,
Bill Clay. They---were both "-first-rate
men. The Kid is the champion of his
county, and since he downed Clay,
who had a splendid record in the prize-
rlngt in-the States "
'U'vc'heaid of him," said Newcom?.
' "1 ttfought you must have. Well, the
Kid has gone swaggering about shearing there's no one who can to_'.!. ""-.
He's getting tlresomo,i*md I should like
nothing better than to see you knock
him out���at my place, with my friends
and me looking on���for a purse, of, say,
two thousand) pounds. "It-'.would be -a
very sporting thing for you"to'accept."
Hope Newcome flushed a little, and
did not hurry In answering. He saw
that the millionaire looked upon him
as an animal, and valued 'him as a
man may value a new hunter which
he thlnks'-of,.iec'urlngT <~Kewcome'>felt
that there were things In him of more
worth than his muscles,, and he liked-
not tho proposal made by the mllllon-
���aire.������But-only- this-morning -he-had-
told himself that he would do anything
for a hundred pounds, even to committing a crime. Not for his own necessities, though he wanted money .badly
enough, but for another use upon which
he had set .his 'heart and soul. -Now,
here,was the chance, of earning .much
more than'the sum he had thought of���
���a chance which'a few hours ago had
seemed as far away from him as the
stars in heaven. .It .would be madness
to think oMe'ttlng It slip.   ' "-
But Macalre believed that ,hei was
hesitating'in. the hope of'"a larger
bribe. That bribe he had meant t'o ,ofr
fer by and by; now, however, he proceeded to "spring" It at.once".       i,. ������- '
"Two thousand pounds Is the purse
for 'Which you -would put on tho
floves," he said., '"But I'm rather a
���jw-himsical fellow. 'I like my jest with
the world, which has played some hard
tricks on mc;-ah'd in'this hour that you
and I have had together, an idea has
. come into my head concerning you.
Two,thousand pounds Is a, good enough
purse,'��'maybe, .but" It's not a." fortune; ���
and^I hinted J.o you that ,you might
make" your fortune. If you knock the
Kid out you get.the purse; but h'ow
(would you like -a"t the- same time to
blossom out as a rich young man about
town, .with a name and enough money-
to buy you a place in society? A place
as good as mine^ for, Instance?"
CMacalre -watched the.siark.face, but
It changed .very little. ThereVas only
a slight quivering of the lips for a
eetond, which ended In a smile���not
exactly 'the sort of emotion that the
millionaire had expected .to call "up.
He had looked-fon astonlshmeht.
."The higher the plate, the better I
should like It,"'said Newcome, laughing. "But I don't-see any ladder to begin tho climb on at picscnt." ���
"If.yourflght Joey the Kid, and lick
him," returned Macalre, In" tho vernacular of Jhls kind, "I'll provide the
ladder. After tho fight's over I shall
Introduce you" to iny'frjends us a sporting'young pitl oft mine-'who did the
itlilnss Cor a lurk.. I slinll give thorn the ,
tip thnt you hnve come. Into a pile of
money, and thuL you wont to sec .something nt London life. I've done pretty
well for myself, and I'm In Jtis.t the
e.ort, of set-thai I like; but-there, nto
people Inr'KnjrllBh;; lioclcly .who .think
tlieirw.'H'os'trio irn'od'flur mo,'In ftplle of
luy'trioiioy, . There tire others who'll ft.'i.v
black's wlilto If 1 'link 'them' to, bc-
oa'ufreiTvo rrot'whal thi'y won I. You
shall���kiJBty bptjli.'lilnds.'j You; must havo
a ^m)'d';'firt'm,ej',,b'f cf>ur.��o���li. title -would
bo the host thing. But tin 15nr;m:ti
<mil> .io-iiiin'1 ho nitimigcd, I'm ^tald.
i '" i
xou'd havo to put up -with a foreign
makeshift. What would you think of-
er���let me see, Baron von Zellheim?"
Now, at least,' Macalre 'had no need
for    disappointment, -for    the    young
man's face was red from chin to forehead.    "How did you happen to think*
of that for a name?" he asked, quickly.
"It came Into my head," answered
Macaire, "partly because there really
is such a title, which has lapsed, I believe, for lack of a man'with the right
to bear it; partly because it's not Important enough to be doubted and disputed; and partly because of an association In my mind."' 0.*"
"Would you object to telling me what
��� that association Is?"
. ."Not at all. When you recalled to
me the fact that I. had seen you-at the
Duke'-of Clarence's theater one night"
some weeks ago I remembered that I
then asked my friend Anderson who
you were. Said he: .'That young man
was sent to "me with i- letter of introduction from the once famous F..B. Z.'
Well, I knew 1*. E. Z. slightly���a long
time ago, when ohe was very^ young
and.I not much oldeK IE she-had .been
a man she would have been" Baron von,
Zellheim.. You knew her personally, I;
suppose? Did she ever mention that
to you?" ,
"Yes!  She spoke of her antecedents."
"If she had., married and had a son he
would have been the Baron von Zell-'
helm. But, as a matter of fact, I believe she never -did marry. However,
you may know better than,I about
that.", -'     '
"No," remarked Newcome, coolly.,
"About her private life, until I.had'the'
privilege of meeting her, I knew very
little." This time his expression told
���no^more than .his words.
"Well, you understand what I meant
by.the 'association,' " quietly explained
Macalre. "Seeing you, 'and remembering, what Anderson said, brought" up
the thought of.the" beautiful F." E. Z.
So I recalled the title which Is going,
begging���a good old German name, and
nobpdy-to dispute' it, if "you choose to
keep your mouth shut.> As the lady is
your, friend������"/,.     '-   -    '.'
"She is dead!" 'cut In tho other.        '
So George Anderson had notified Macalre .after receiving the information
from'Newcome: 1 But the, millionaire
affected" surprise' and regret. Ho still
professed ceitainty, however, that she
would gladly have.lent the family title
to her young, f 1 lend if it, could serve
him. ' ,
"'Why should it soi.ve me?" asked
'fit would offer a foundation to acsiii
upon, which, with the money I should
put afyour seivice. would at onceslve
you a free pass into society���real society, I meaii.'Va ,""���,' ', ,���/   -
"But "I "don't understand yet why
you should put money at my service',"
Newcome answeied,
"To amuse myself. I should like above
all things to play a trick on the society which has only accepted me because of what I have. I should enjoy
seeing you take everyone by storm;
seeing you flattered, and run after, and
made much of, on my recommendation.
I tell you, if you fight the Kldi for me
and come ..out on top, you shall have
six months of-such'llfe; as perhaps
you've never dreamt of."
The   thought   that   flashed    through
���Hope   Newcome's   head     was:     "Six
months ought  to be. enough  for ray.
purpose.- With such, a chance as this
madman.offers me for sgine queer iea-v
son of his own, which he's hiding and'
���doesn't want me to guess at, I could
not only.gl've the help I would'sell my"
lite  to give, but I should be alble to
~leaFn_how""to"keep"my"oatli-as-well."    7
"And at the end of the six months?"
he Hald aloud.      , *
" 'After'mp,"the,delqge,' " smiled Macaire, grimly. "Why, at the end of the
six months I should come to the kernel
of my joke. Wouldn't you be willing
to help me<"c'rack'the shell?" -
; "I don't, know, ivhat you mean by
that. Perhaps.you don't wish me to."
"' "I confess I'm fond of a harmless
mystery," answered the, man just baffled by the mystery wrapped round the
"vanlsljgd figure of a girl. "If I���merely to amuse myself���not out of any exaggerated whim to be generous���offer
you, a���er���salary, we'll call It, of a
thousand polinds a month for six
months, and let you do what you like
without asking questions, -.Wouldn't you
grant me my mystery till the end of.
that phase of our partnership?"
"I've never yet taken any money I
haven't earned,"  said Newcome.
"I mean you shall earn this. At first,
with the fight'(the thing's off if the
Kid-knocks you out);'afterwards, at
the end of the six months. Oh, ""you
needn't look-so suspicious, my friend. ,1
swear I would ask nothing dishonorable. Will you-talce my word.for that,
and, trusting me for the rest, give me
my way?"
"""Lionel Maealre, -with his hideous,
scarred face, and pale eyes, did not look
a' person to whom trust would naturally flow out; but Hope Newcome wanted money and position���position not
for what it could give him of enjoyment, but for the help It would' afford
in the mission for which he had lived
until the moment when an Incentive
even stronger came suddenly into his
life. Money he must have for the accomplish ment of both objects.
It seemed .to him, holding no cue to
the tnotlf-muslc which sang so strange
a tune In Lionel IMncalre's blood, that
tlie eccentric millionaire must be hovering otr the verge of madness���a verge
where It was dlfllcult to draw a line of
definition. But ther,e was the offer,,
such as It wns, for him, Hope New-
come, to take or leave. And .actor slv
months, why, lie believed hlir.seli
atrong enoUKh to tuec the consequence
and pay tho bill, whatever that might
he. lUesldcs, ho .might not win In tint
tight, mipno.ilng lie went In .for ft. Yes,
he would do It,, 'Let all depend upon
tho I., It itiusl. bo Fatt'a decision, not
lllA '"    ' ' '' '  '
"Well?" onciulreil iMacnlre.
f"How long? will you give me to de-
nlflnV  ��������� ���''���>   ���'"'
"Five minutes. The fight to be twenty rounds'. Queens-berry rules, two-
ounce gloves, a decision on points if you
stick it out til! the finish. Fifty poundf
!n your hand before you leave the room
for your Immediate expenses, living
and training���for you'd want a sparring partner and a let of odds and
ends. The best thlnir for you to do
would be to go straignt to town, take
up your quarters in my house, and use
my gymnasium. But all these points
can be settled if you decide my way in
five minutes."
Hope Newoome had wanted as many
hours, meaning to walk by the sea In
the November darkness making up his
mind. But the offer of fifty pounds
down and a chance to live without
spending too much of it was, in the
strange circumstances known only to
himself, more than he could resist.
"I'll try it," he said, without waiting
for even one of the five minutes to go
CHAPTER XXI.       '   '
>  A-Backward Glance.
When Winifred Gray had  cried out
, her broken prayer for help on the night
' of her great trial at the theater, Mrs.
Furdy had"honestly striven to comfort-
the girl.
The old woman thought that the
young one made far too much of the
ordeal through which' she was'expected
,ta pass, and bluntly said'so. "What's
an extra petticoat here or there?" she
had scornfully "demanded. ' "There's
many a girl just as good without as
with 'em. My own daughter" now is
one of the best, and she plays the boy
In pantomime,' my dear, whenever she
can get the job, and I .wish she had one
now. It didn't kill me, not, it. Wr-y
should-it. your mother?"
There was a difference, .but perhaps1
too subtle for Mrs. Purdy's comprehension. Winifred; quivering andpant-
ing still, "did not attempt to golnto it,
tout a few words which tile woman had
spoken made her turn wet, -wistful
eyes up to the common old face.
"You've" a daughter, of your own",'
she said. "For her sake, and for my
mother's, help me. It isn't only this
scene'that is'^o dreadful." There is far.
more than that. A man���a very rich
man ��� has persecuted - and plotted
��� against me. My playing Mazeppa and
being here at all to-night is part of
the trick. He would spoil my whole
life-if'he-could���I think he has nearly
spoilt it now. This is to bring me Into
the dust under his feet; and he would
be glad if the shame of it killed my
mother,-who'is-'very 411, for then* I
should have no one onjjarth to care for
or protect me. Thinlf how you would
feel If your'daughter���your good daughter���were in such trouble and danger.
Do for me what you would have my
mother do for ,her if our places were
changed:    Help-me- to   get   away���to
hide'myself from this "man."	
She caught the woman's skirt with
her hands, when,, Mrs., Purdy half
turned away." Eyes, and shaking voice,
and falling tears all did their part in
"'Dear me, if you ain't suddenly the
image of my own beautiful lady, the
first and .dearest" I was ever dresser
to!" exclaimed Mrs. Puidy. "It's your
eyes���I think���and the look of your
face now. I'll never forget till the day
I die, seeing her cryin' because of a
trouble a bit like yours. Why, ir there
was anything I could do for you, miss,
I'd do it and be glad, for my gal's sake,
and the look on you like mylady.   But
what could a body like me do that
would be any use? In fifteen minutes
you'll be on'the stage, and "
'"But there are those fifteen minutes
first. "Somehow, if you would, you
might smuggle me out.of the theater,
'and then, if you could ,tell me what to
do just for the night "
"Hist!" whispered the old dresser,
holding up a finger of-warning. "Someone Is coming.to the,door."
��� "Winifred was hushed Into Instant
silence, her wet eyes large and- shining,
her lips parted for hurried, uneven
r ^Knuckles rapped out a summons on
the door. It was then that the,stage-
manager Jiad asked Mrs. Pufdy how
she was getting on. With a quick,
meaning glance at Winifred, her answer-had- been that-she-was-t'gettlng
on as well as could be expected."
Then he had been Induced to go
away, and the parley had begun again
where It had'been so abruptly broken
off. -
"Supposing I could get you out���I
don't say I could, but supposing"���the
dresser went on, "you couldn't go to
your lodgings, could you? This rich
man you're talkln' about, he's sure to
know where you lodge, eh?"
"They have my address here at the
theater. 'He could easily have found
out."-      -���'.----
"Then he has found out.    You may
bet,oijithat,<.miss._.The 'search^for you
would begin  the  minute' they dl'scov-
erpdVyou'd given 'em the slip.. And If
you'was* to   try  and^get  to London,
eviivtheVail;way stations wo.uld be the
���very place's they'd look for you."
'"I haven't, a. penny.    I  couldn't  go
to London If I. wanted to," said*Winl-,
fred.    "I'm/everi"in  debt at my lodg-,
In'gs���for I was counting on my salary
at the end of the week."
"There it is, you see!" .       ^
"Ah, but I can earn money, somehow. Hide me at your house, and 1
swear I'll pay you back one day before
long. Do help me. In a few mlnute.-
it will be too late."
As the girl talked she had begun
unfastening the hated silken garments,
for Mazeppa's "great scene." But, as
she would have begun hurriedly dressing herself in her own clothes, Mrs
Purdy, with a shrewd glint in her little
eyes, laid a-restraining hand on the
girl's arm. "
"It you want to get off without leaving a trace," she said, quickly, "you
mustn't put on one of your own things.
And look here, It isn't payment I was
thlnkln' of, 'ttvas yomcthln' else. My
gal's got diphtheria, and I've kep' it
from the do'ctors, so she could be
nussed at home, she cried so at the
thought of goln' into hospital. She's
better now, but she's laid up yet. Ain't
you afraid?"
"No," ansuerod Winifred. "I'll help
nurse -her. I'm a. good nurse���m>
mother says so."
"There's someone helpln' me now���j
lodgtr.   But we can make room tor you
:-omo!iow,  only you   may get  the dls
"I'd rather die than stay here," crlc.l
"Weil, then, this is what I've been
tlilnkln'. Lucky enough, when I come
1 puts In my pocket .1 hood I was knit-
tin' for my gni.    It's finished, all but
-ne strings. And this worsted shawl I't.
got on for my rheumatics, you could
have that. No one would notice I'd
took it off. -And I could spare you 0
few things. I've "a, petticoat on, was n
dress-skirt once, only made a bit shorter. Then you could leave all youi
clothes as they are, and I'd make 'em
think you'd gone out for your scene���
that you couldn't have left the theater,
whatever you did. I'd keep 'em wait-
in' as long as I could, too. If'only you
had a thick veil now,, to hide youi
face, you could slip out of this room
while Jeffrey's back was turned; I'd
peep first and make sure , you'd z.
chance. You might pass by even
stage-hand about the place, and tin
doorkeeper, too, before anybody dreami
you weren't bein' dressed in here fo.
your next scene. Miss Emmet���one of
the ballet girls���wears a hood like thl"-
I knitted it for her myself, and yoa'r.
abe-ut her size. She leaves f.ie tneaUj
after "the.first act. If you could g"
now, it would be about her time, am"
with a veil "
"My black' chiffon fichu," cried Winifred. "Doubled, it would hide my
In five minutes she was dressed ani
ready to "go; Mrs. Purdy peered out,
,'even her-tjld heart'DJOling fast with
excitement.-1 Jeffrey was talking to Sel-
-lm's jrroom behind the big screen. No
one was looking. " "Now!" whispered
the old woman. "Don't forget the wa>
I've told you to go when you get out.
Now's your one chance."'
Winifred tdoR.lt. Mrs. Purdy softlj
shut the door after her and locked it,
muttering to herself. - She had, whli.-
getting the girl ready for the venturo_.
told her how she must, when she
passed through the stage entrance, go
to the left, take the second turning to
the rixbt, first to the left again, and
so en through confusing directions Until she should come to a little street
called SsJt street. -The Purdy house
was No. IS (there were but ' wenty
heuses In the street), but the old woman feared that Winifred would never
find her way. She had said that she
would be certain to remember the directions, since so much depended on
not forgetting; still, Mrs. Purdy doubted that the glrlts confused, "excited
mtndcould possibly retain them wlth-
���out getting hopelessly mixed.
She had done all that she could do,
however, and in the midst of her misgivings a crabbed sense, of humor set
her laughiiig at the,thought of Wlm.
fred ��� Gray's slim little fleet} flopping
through the,streets in the Purdy, go-
loshes^���for the smart patent leather
shoes had been left.behind .with everything else that was'Winifred's.
The old woman's meditations were-
Interrupted by another call from the
stage-manager;\ and she;had gained v
three or .four"" minutes' time for, the
fugitive by*her: complaints, that It was
difficult to dress other peop'le who were
"In for a penny,"'In for a pound,"-
was her motto; and her conscience was,
not of the mifnosa'type, -which shrinks
from a fib or two'.' 'in fact, she ^vas.to/
tell, many more before the night was
out, and with such innocent eyes that
her prevarications would . have done,
credit to  an' accomplished -actress.
But she, th'i^igh feeling her triumph"
was desperately impatient to be at'
-home. "What had happened there?"
she continued to ask herself, under the"*
plucld mask of the commonplace, dried-
apple face. Had that poor, distracted
lassie ever found her way through the
darkness? , ..        -   ,
A Lady In a Veil, and a Man in^a
Mask. v j
"All went well with Winifred, so far"
.as she could tell, until she was out of
the theater, and had taken a few'of the
many 'turnings prescribed^ .by hei
'friend/- Shev did not, think- thatr herr
leaving'the theater had'attracted "any
attention, as several ladies of the bal-^
���let, employed in the first act only, were'
departing for their homes, about the
3ame time. And" she was nearly cer-.
tain that, at all events, ,she was not
being followed. '���
When she had gone a certain distance, however, she'-began to feel confused, to fenr that she had taken;a
wrong turning, and might do so again,
Ihus^setting hopelessly lost, unless she
mlght meet on the way to Salt street.
-But Mrs. Purdy had warned hei
against the risk of making enquiries,
if possible to avoid It, as a search for
her would.certainly be instituted-by
the person she most wished 'to avoid.
He would very likely^ employ detectives, and someone might remember
having been accosted on that night at
such and such an hour by a veiled wo-
man with the voice of a lady, asking
"to be directed to Salt' street. So "a
clover detective might.be put upon her
track, and Mrs.-Tliiitdy-tvas as anxious
to avoid such a'mischance as Winifred
eo,uld be;:'for,the lies she .must.tell at,
the theater would put her" in a pecu-"
liar position if they should be found
out. Mrs. Purdy had been at the Thespian Theater as dresser xsince it" had
-been built 'a few years ago,' and- she ���
did not wish to lose her-place. . , -
' Suddenly Winifred heard the ilively
tmusie of a banjo. A man's voice was
singing a dark'oy song. Not one of tho
songs known in 'London's music-hall's
as "genoiine plantation ditties" warbled
by shapely young ladles In broad white
collars, knlckeibockers, and silk stockings, attended by black-faced "pickaninnies;" but the real thing, Invented
by Southern darkies for darkies���senseless, tuneful, contagious of mirth. It,
was that quaint bit of Kentucky, gib-,
berish known "as "Homo-made Chicken-Pie" and the people who had crowded round the singer to listen'were
laughing and patting their foet, some
of them joining In the chorus.
They wore collected at a well-lighted
���=tieet corner, and AVinlfred had begun
to wish that she could find a quieter'
thoroughfare when the song came to
an end. -   '
"Give us 'Linger Longer, Loo,' " suggested someone.
"Can't, thank you. Shop's shut up for
to-night," laughed tho man who had
'icon singing, with a slightly American
accent, which might or might not be
affected. Something In the voice
caused Winifred to pause at a distance outMde the radius of the nearest
lamp, and tiy to obtain a glimpse of
the speaker. 'lie" was tall; and'wore ft.
black mask, which lompletely hid his
race; but Wlnlfiod v.as sure that she
associated the voice with some incident
which  had  lately  happened,
Hlie never forgot a t'uee or a voice;
ind wheii"sli'.' had thought for a moment or two the elusive memory was
���ntlccd buck, and came Hying swiftly,
""> - u"*"ing pigeon. ���   -;
(T�� be -continued.)
Iter. M*. Crowe Compares Some Am-,
ertcaii and Voreisu Institutions.
The Rev. W. S. Crowe of the Chuicli
of the Eternal Hope, We-t Eighty-fn^t
meet. New Yoik, pie.u-l.ed List Sunday on the. subject: ' Why I Lika
Araj.'-Ica BetUr." The seir-ion embodied a series of comparl.oim of foreiju
national life with that of America. Mr,
Crowe has spent the past three months
in Europe.   He "said In part:
"This-is an age of fault flndcis opposed to nattonal ambitions, of thos^
v,ho sigh for 'the good old times,' and
r,;cm to believe that the last days have
come and that politics, religion md
1 iucss are going down hill. My pui-
P'.-r-e this morning is to measure a few
nome things which we are in the habit
of oiitlcising, with things'- in other
counti les. Let me speak fist of Amii'i-
cin and other neuspap.is. I luai.l
the president of one ot our great um-'
vers,ties, not long ago, s=ay that the
coi'.rtry was being hulled into a-poi.i-
cul and moral abyss bv the sensatUnil
lies of the American press. You wi 1
appreciate the worth of Amfi,lc~.n
ns vspapers when you have sli uggleJ.
with what they call newspapers vi
other countries. They have not leam-
el abroad to procure news.' All summer the British and Continental pi<.:,a
quoted the latest Chinese .woid frori
the American press. The Americans
live all over the, earth; the people of
other countries have only a local haul;-
tation. Our newspapers have tiain <l
us to cosmopolitan habits of thought.
They waken our minds, and mutuij
awakening means moral awakening.
"A word on politics In America niyl
elsewhere. We are in danger of beco.1'1-
Ing blind to the virtues of Am:ric'.n
politics. There is no greater danger-un-'
our country than the wid.spiead'-strs-
piclon of every one in office. Our
modern presidential campaigns are unspeakably cleaner than a political cam- ,
paign anywhere else. It'Is the buslnisj
of our politicians to take up an iss 10
and make ithe people familiar with it.
They teach the meaning of money,
trusts and business combinations. In
England a campaign means.vitupeia-.
tlon. Here are some headings copi-��J
from- prominent English political "papers: "That Old Hypocrite, Salisbury;'
'The Villains of the Rosebery gang:''
'Chamberlain's Lies, Old and New." T
felt that I had, stepped ,into a higlv:r
civilization when 'I saw in this country
political foes treating each, other with
personal respect. A political campaign
in France or Italy is'a thing for 1110.-
tals to'blush at and'for angels to weep
ov er.
"As to American and foreign morality: Here it is 'the unwritten l.iw
among the humbler classes that women
who are otherwise respectable shall not
frequent the saloon. Abroad that bar-*
rier is broken down; the lower classes
in the cities are debauched drunkards,'
repulsive in appearance. Here they aie
healthful in looks and apparently decent. The problem with us is to kerp
American mothers, of every class,
healthy, intelligent, and pure.
���"A newspaperman 'in Paris said to
me: "This is ' true ef Paris���it Is tho
most artistic, the most .[cultured, the
most conscienceless, the * most fatally '
depraved city on the_face of the earth.
The government has adopted the eultl-
vaition of vice as' a business pol/cy.'
New York, by contrast^eeems to me to
be almost, puritanical, a safe and
wholesome city In which to rear thli.
dren." "^\ -' ^,,' '
,l!/uu<ler lu tlio CjlluilcK.    .
In hja malt-scouted' blue shirt," Herr
Ropf sought" the vagrant breezes of his
doorstep. The Interior of his big carved
pipe .was'glowing and the strong fumes
Were .emanating ,ln clouds wheu tho
suave young man arrived. ,'
"How are you, Mr. Ilopf ?" greeted th��
suave youngiman. .      .    - -
"Veil!" grunted the Teuton.
 "That's good.   Mr,_Hopf,_._do you want
a talking machine?" ~"
"Nein'l   I haf a frnu."
"Oh, I mean a steel and 1 ubber kind. In
other words; a phonograph?"
\"Vot do It do?"
"Sings and talks. I have here a $10
beauty! Just to think of a phonograph
kor $10. 'Unheard of, but as lliete in
nothing mean about me I throw in six
records free."
'   "Records?" :
"Yes, songs. I hnve twelve in this case.
Six are for ypuvnnd six are for another
customer. .-Yours aie all selections of th��
fatherland.   ^Listen1"       *
Tho suave young man placed tho cy-:
Under In position and then wound up.the
machine. There'was the usual'-preliminary clicking and then- the clear strains
of "Watch on the Rhine" drifted from
the fumed. Herr Ilopf was charmed. So
was the frau, who'left her'soups to hear
a beloved melody. They heard the ie-
maining five alls and then the outfit became the property of the Teuton.
"Thanks," said the-suave young man,
ns he 'gathered up the remaining cylinders, "P am going down-to my other
A few hours later some friends of tho
Hopf family called and the phonograph
was proudly adjusted to render the beloved air. But instead of "Watcb on tho
Bhlne," there came the hoarse voice of
some one singing "The Weurln' of the
Green." In the uproar caino the suave
young man.
"Give me those records!" ho shouted.
"I got them mixed and took all of those
German nongs down to Murphy's sa^on.
They've sent In a riot call."
Certainly. 1
'An old gentleman when passing a. Utile boy selling newspapers at a street
corner remarked:.
"Aro you. not afraid you Willi- catch
cold on such a wet night, my Httlo
"Oh, no," replied the boy; "selllnj;
newspapcrrs keeps up the circulation
Wondorsof Mumory,
"Isn't It wondprful how a mau'a
memory Is stimuli;ted tin ho sinks for
tho third tlmo. In drowning!".
"Wondorful, Indeed! I .was just
reading of a woll-attcstcd case ot a
politician who upon alultlng that way
actually:,ronieinhorcd tho pledges :.ho.'
!had mud'o to his constituents befQi'C ol-
^UiUonl"���.Dntro.lt Journal.^'-:-**��� ���'
Among the publications that came
to our exchange desk this week is
that little annual messenger, Dodd's
Almanac, published by The Dodd's
Medicine Co.. Limited. This is its
eighth annual appearance, and Its
growth in the estimation ot the public is attested by the fact that i��
the eight years oi its life its circulation has grown from thousands to
many millions, and that-it is now
printed in - "many languages and is
Xouniirin"' almost every English-speaking home as well as in nearly every
quarter of the civilized world.
Dodd's Almanac differs somewhat
from other publications of. the kind
in that it is filled from- cover to cover with useful information. The data,
weather indications, etc., are prepared by expert scientists and have established a . reputation foi accuracy,
while the antiquated joke that " has
made the ordinary almanac a bye-
word is banished from its coulmns,
���which are filled instead with simple
straightforward talks on the rules of
health and interesting accounts of
some of the various cures^that have
been accomplished by Dodd's)Kidney
Pills and Dodd's DyspepsA Tablets.
And it might be remarked "inhere
that people.who are prone to ovcC?
look such reading simply because the
cures are the work of what they call
a proprietary medicine, devote much
of their time to gorging their minds
with less, interesting, less wonderful
and far less truthful matter. This is
simply another exemplification of the
general tendency to dodge tliat which
is useful in the way of reading matter." ^
' But aside from its value as a book
of reference to the healthy and sick
alike.Dodd's Almanac is a wonderful
evidence of" how an enterprise will
flourish when it is founded on merit.
As the circulation of -Dodd's Alman-
ae has grown from thousands to millions, so has the domain- of Dodd's
Kidney Pills extended. Eleven years
ago they were placed on''the market
in Tonjnto, "after, years spent in the
lnvestigationVof Kidney 'Disease , and
its cure had led 'to their discoverv.
They had their own way to make,
and they made it.' As one man. 'or
woman was benefited bj" them he, or
she'.told another. 'Their, fame , has"
spread--till it ^ers one continent
and has made inroads into every civilized country in the world, and .The
Dodtls Medicine. Company has grown
into one of^th��- iaigest- concerns of
its kind, and we might even say one
of the-largest influences for good on
the American continent. And all this
immense structure has been built by
the* hands of those whom Dodd's
Kidney, Pills have raised from beds of
sickness and suffering. Eadi one told
others. That is the secret oi it all.
- 13u't it is not the intention here
to go 'into 1 the theories on which
the Dodd's Remedies work nor mention, any of the wonderful cures they
have accomplished. Those are now
almost-common knowledge, for, like
Dodd's "Almanac, Dodd's Kidney Pills
and,'Dodd's" Dyspepsia Tablets, have
found their way into every community and into almost every home. The
intention is to simply welcome Dodd's
Almanac^^.1003 and to commend it
to the consideration or the public
A Great Blessing.
Just'say "It's a great blessing" to
Gov. Wells when you meet him and seo
liiin Binile, says The Salt Lake Herald.
It happened in this way :���The Governor was feeling particularly happy and
sociable when Surveyor-llcuVrul Ander-
"son~cirmc~aiong"last Saturday and-atart-
cd the conversation.
"Well,"  remarked   the  Surveyor-ocn-
era!, "it's come at last." "*
,   "Yes," responded 'the   Governor, with
liis most expansile, smile, "it's come."
"It's a great bitssinj;, i->n't it ?'���' continued Mr. AndereoiC with the air of.a
man who knows whc.eof lie speaks.
"Is it!" said the Governor, with some
perplexity.    "Well, 1  -.liould  say it is."
"-And it's a line thins for the farmers,
too," asserted the land man.
Then a great liplil d.ivrned upon tho
Governor. Anderson wa1- luikimr about
the rainstonii; the Governor had only
one subject on his mind that da\. The
stork had urrived with a  baby hoy
v H.5 1 OniC'AL.-
Bunker HIM monument '"'as built
dunns th.vrfjr-21.s:-l''12 LaKay-tte
attended the lpying of the corner
etone ano Proiid-ut Tiler tie offictil
dedication, while \\> "s or fur..Uhed
the orat'on for both cecas ons. In
the lodge at the base Is Devtei's mar-
Me statue of General Warren, and in
18S1 a bronze statue o\ Colonel P.es-
cott was raised, showing the brave
soldier in a seersucker coat *nd a
broad farmer's hat with drawn sword,
as when warning his eager men,
"Don't lire until you see the whitei
of their eyes."
Longfellow's house in Brattle street,,
Cambridge, ie the most famous    private house In America    (Mt. Vernon
teing public).      It-js a    cemfor able
mansion and wa6 built in 1759. bein? ^
deserted by Colonel Vassal], its Tory '
master,    in 1775,    and    occupied,   by
Washington  as  headquarters    during:
the eight months of the sitge or Boston.    Longfellow    came    heie    as    a,,
hoarder in 1S37.    He came posscsse*
of the house later and died there in..
1SS2.   Washington's ofllcj and   'Longfellow's study, were in the room of the.*
first floor to the right ot the door, the
officers' room and library being bick.
of it, and th edrawlng-room on   th��
other side of the front door.
The First Parish Church, Rosbury,.
situated in Eliot square, is an excellent and well-preserved specimen ot"
Puritan architecture, dating from 1 04.
The society orlginpted in 1622, a>:d_ for '
many years had tor iti psstor th��
gentle John Eliot, who gave most of
jbis time to preaching to the Ind an��
and translating the Bible into their
language. After neariy two,centurie��
of Orthodoxy, the parish became Unitarian", and Dr. George Putnam ltd it
fiom 1S30 to 1S16. la 1775-76 the
steeple on-thle site served as a iljnal
6tatlon for the American army, an4
the church became the target for ca����
con shot from the British lines.
Long naiij, never indicate such great
physical strength as short, broad one'.
Very long finger-nailed persons ar��
apt to have delicate chests and lungs^
Long- nails very wide at the top1
and bluifh" in appearance -denote badE
c.iculauon. Long-nailed men 'and
v, onion are less critical and more impressionable than those with, short
Long nails indicate ideality and aif-
aitistic temperament.
Long-nailed people are very apt to
he visionary and hate to face disagree.,
able facts.
-They :udge even themselves severe- ,
Short-nailed women never give up
"an argument.
'   A keen sense of humor accompanies
short nails.
Short-nailed    persons    make    good ,
critics;   they  are  sharper and    mor��
logical than long-nailed ind v.duals.
Short nails, thin and flat at tho
tise. Indicate a. weak action ot th*
Short nails very fiat and sunken, ����- -
It were, into the flesh at the base ar��.-,
a sign ot diseased nerves. , .   '
Short nails very flat ��nd inclined,to-
curve out or lift up at the edges are '
the forerunners of paralysis.
Don't scoff at the Idea that pressina ���"
the ends" of the fingers    gently    will  ,
make them assume the shape of J.h��
nails, for it is a fact.
Don't use nail bleaches too generously, and don't fall to he stingy of
rogue and powder. Let your nails' be
beautiful, with no visible signs of the
iranicurlng that keeps tbem pink"ar.#-i
Don't fancy that the tiny whit*'
specks that come on the ua'ls can ba
easily removed. The improper use ol
fiteel manicure Instruments generally
causes them, although they ere rome-
lime in the system.
A New Heart
for You
means" renewed health,  for on
the heart, depends all health.
'.'Doctors'will tell, you that any
'diseased organ can be put in good i
^working vigor by pumping plenty 1
1 of blood into it to make   newj
L tissues.
First set the heart right���
with most people it is
Dr. Agnew's Heart
Cure Will Do It.
It strengthens the heart, rebuilds its weak parts, and enables it to feed the'nerves, and
Ihiough them all organs of the
body,    It cures at once.
Relief to weak hearts in
thirty minutes by a simple
dose is the Sign and, proof of
what Dr. Agnew*�� Heart
Cure will do permanently for
them and for you.      	
Or. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets
work their cure through digesting tho food and letting'
tho stomach rcit. A piece of
.pineapple- -will digest instantly
an cf[u;U size of beef at at'em-
pcrauirc. of .103��. Uon't take
pills and powders that weaken
_Lhe stomach.    Price, 35 cents.
These are Sir John Sawyer's nineteen rules for living 100 years:
1. Eight hours' sleep.
2. Sleep on your right side.
3. Keep your bedroom window opei?
all night.
4. Have  a  mat   to   your   bedioonj'
5. Do    not    have    your    bed��t����0 "
against the wall.
6. No cold  water in the    morninR ,
hut a bath at the temperature ef th?
7. Exercise before breakfait.
S. Eat little meat and see that It 1�� ,
vtvell cooked.
9. (For adults) Drink no milk.
10. Eat plenty of  fat to  feed    th*
cells which destroy disease germs.
11. Avoid intoxicants, which destroy
those cells.
12. Daily exercise In the open air.
13. Allow no  pet  animals  in yout
14. Live In the country If you can.
16.  Watch  the  three  D's���drinkin*
witer, damp, drains. '
16. Have change of occupation.
17. Take frequent and short    holU
'days. ��� ���
15. Limit your ambition.
���' 19. Keep your temper. '    '
' Determination is obstinaoy that ��ua
- It Is only a very foolish woman that
tan make a smart man a fool.
If you can once wake a woman's
curiosity you can make her do anything for you that you want.
When a woman has the tamo hired
girl a year the other women say sntt
J.n<- "rare executive ability."
Women will nev��r take much real
lnUr*5l In polices a�� Iopi; ns tbfl
campaign comes at the same time
the'magazines are nil printing Pictures!
of the ntyles that aro goiug; to b(��
't\'orn next winter. ���        ���������'.-'
*f -'��������������������������� ���������,;.������������������;*;.���������  T^Ulo^e ^{mld anil ijjaitoaa  ^<u> journal,  Published By  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co  Limited- Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  Editor and Manager.  AEVEP.113IXG XATEa.  DiMriar ads.,H.GOper inch; single column,  i! per fnch when inserted on title page  *gal ads.. 10 cents per inch (nonparicl) line  J.ir first Insertion; 5 cents for each additional  ru-trtion. Local notice* 10 cents per line each  j sue. Binn, Marriage and Death Xotices  free.  svBscmmos^RATEs.  By mall or carrier. $2 per annum; $1.23 for  ���������ix "months, strictly In advance.  OCR JOB DEPARTMENT,  lioneof the best equipped printing offices in  ���������tie West and prepared to execute all kiuds of  i���������inting fn flrstclass style at honest prices.  <)uepri������e to all. No Job too large���������none too  ������iuall-forus. Mailorders promptly attended,  tn.   Give us a trial on your next order.  TO CORRESPONDENTS.  We invite correspondence on-any-subject  ;������' luterest to the general public. In all cases  the bona fide name of the writer must acrom-  jianv manuscript, but not necessarily for  publication.  Address all.communicatlons to the Manager  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1.���������All correspondence must be legibly  written on one side of the paper only.  2^���������Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the proper name  ���������..tUie writer.  Thursday. January 3. 1903.  Disease is Still Coming.  The United- States Senate is taking  further steps to exclude diseased iin-  migrants from Uncle Sam's domain.  An exhaustive enquiry, conducted by  ������������������* special Senate committee, adduced  . that 60; per cent of the undesirable  immigrants destined -for the United  States enter at'Canadian ports. His  also Shown that only one-tenth <if one  per cent of diseased foreigners attempt  to land at American ports. At tlie  Canadian frontier, the United States  employs an efficient corps of officials  to repel undesirable* attempting to  secure illegal entry to that country.  Stringent as the laws have been in the  past, they are to be enfoiced with still  greater rigor. Thus, the danger of  Canada being made the dumping  ground for American rejected foreigners is increased.  Jn the large cities of Canada, loathsome eye and scalp diseases have been  firmly established by the refuse population of Central Europe. The Canadian government was repeatedly asked  to put a stop to the fret^entry of  affected persons, hut Hon. Clifford  Sifton, persistently refused to intervene, urging that the abuses com  plained of existed only in the minds of  tho complainants. The situation  became so acute, however, that the  Minister of the Interior was forced to  appoint a medical superintendent of  immigration, and station examining  officers at the principal ports.  But the new system is quite inadequate, if we are to judge by the reports  of the  United   States  officials, who  _wot;t_side by side with the Canadian  officers.  Mr. Robert Watchorn, the chief of  the American Immigration bureau in  Canadu. in a recent interview, stated  that, "the Canadiar government is  still too generous in admitting Europeans to this country." And then he  cites numerous instances of diseased  persons being admitted at our lending  poits  Perhaps the best explanation o the  weakness of the Canadian system is to  be found in the orders issued to our  officers by the Interior Department.  Even after rejection of an immigrant  by a United States official, a Canadian  detention agent may grant a permit to  land.  Jn this policy is found reasons for  the presence in Montreal of a United  States bound colony of foreigners,  equal to 25 per cent of the total Canadian immigration. Scores of these  people apply each day to the United  States bureau for certificates, which  will guarantee them entry to United  States territory. The majority of  candidates are pronounced to be  suffering from contagious diseases of  a disgusting type, and Canada will  reap the awful harvest their very  presence invites.  This most regrettable situation costs  Canada half a million dollars annually.  High salaried officers are maintained  abroad to scour Europe tor settlers.  A vicious system of bonusing augments  the evil. Quantity and not quality is  demanded, and the populating of our  cities with disease is the natural  outcome.  It would be invidious to waste words  in condemnation ot this outrage on  Canadians'.     The strongest argument  against the insane course pursued by  the Minister of the Interior is to lie  found in the attitudes the United  States and Canada have assumed  towards it. With years of experience  to justify them, the Americans ait-  spendii.g hundreds of thousands of  dollars to avert the very disasters that  Canada showers forth millions to  encourage. Our policy is self-con  demnatory, and cannot tie changed  too quickly. Reckless toleration  towards immigration is not the least  of the sins of the Laurier government.  LEGAL  Down in Dixie.  oJust now a number of our reader*  are planning where they will go foi  the winter and no doubt the majority  of them will do as they have done in  the . past, buy round trip excursion  tickets, good for ��������� six months, to  Southern Pines, N.C, and those who  want to make side trips of a few weekf  te Florida, Louisiana or Texas can get  round trip tickets from Southern  Pines to the points they .desire .to  visit at the most favorable rates and  thus save unnecessary expenses.  South������rn Pines is the bead quarters  for northern tourist. It is located iu  the high sand hills among the Long  Leaf Pines on the Seaboard Air Line  Bail way, which is the most direct  route between New York, Washiiigtcn  mid Jacksonville, Florida. "���������  We advise out' readers who air  expecting to make a Southern trip to  write to ;Mv.' John T. Patrick, Pine'  bluff, N. C, .and he".will send them,  free of charge, printed nuttier that  will be of much interest.  Breaking the Bank at Monte  Carlo.  SENATOR CHA1WCEY M. DEPEW  ... recently visited Monte Carlo on  his wedding Journey, and watched  Lord Itostlyn attempt to break. the  bank. "Everybody," he says, "la laugh -  ing at the earl's ao-called ������y������tem., Me  announced In England that he had an  Infallible system, and only needed $50,-  000'to make it go. People tumbled ov������.-  each other to give him the money. ,He  began playing with thousand-franc  notes. "When I left he was playing  with five-franc pieces. I was told that  all but about $6,000 of the 160,000 was'  gone. There is no such thing as breaking the bank at Monte Carlo. A nia:i  who has lived in the plac������ merely as *  resident for years told me the gambling-house paid returns as regular a*  dividends on the .New York Central  Railroad. I suppose there are ten roulette-tables, and each table U a bauk  with a capital of $120,000. If you win  all its capital that particular table  closes for the day to get a change Of  luck. That la all th* bank-breaklni-  there Is. You .would have to go through  all the other tabl'is���������roulette, rouge-ct-  nolr, and trentej-.et^gjiarinje ��������� before  you close up the concern, and there are  several of each. They are a dismal;  looking lot���������the players. I never saw  one of them smile, and the winners  looked as miserable a* the losers. Nobody gets away with any money, no  matter how much he- wins. At least It  la very. rar������. I saw on* man begin  with a thousand-franc note���������$209. He  played aad won���������doubled his money;  played, and won again, and agala  doubled. He kept on until he had won  about $24,000. Then he started resolutely to go out. At the door he stopped,  hesitated, and turned back. He sauntered over to the table, and looked en  at the game for a while. Then he buttoned up his coat again, with great  decision, and started out with a firm  stride. But he could not ��������� positively  could not get through the door. The  last I saw of him he was playing away  again, and the $14,000 was going pell-  mell back Into th*g-ambling-hou������e corV  fere. I did see one man, however, win  and go away with hU money. Ha wai  a very rich man, as I happened to  know, and Just played for fun, not earing whether he won or not. He had  astonishing luck. The same number  came up five times In succession���������an  unusual thing. It made a great sensation in the room, and people gathered  about. At the fifth turn of the number he swiped in everything from tbe  table, and poked away the wade ef  French banknotes Into hie pockets  right and left. He won about $������,0M In  s very few moments."  Henry Thomas Buckie's thoughts ana  conversation were always on a high  level. Once he remarked: "Men and  women range themselves Into three  classes, or orders, of intelligence; you  can tell the lowest class by their habit  of always talking about persons: the)  next by the fact that their habit Is always to converse about things; the  highest by their preference for the discussion of Ideas."  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day,  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcel!, baft-fage, etc.  to any pert of the city  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All orders left at B. M. Smythe'a Toboeoo  ���������tore, or byTelepb.OBeNo.7wlUreceive prompt  attention.  , E MA1STRE A SCOTT.  - Barristers. Solid tors, Ktc.  Revelstoke, B. O.  f.M.Scott,rl.A.,LL.B.   w.de V.leMalstre.M.A  fJARVEY, M'CARTER & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitor*, Ete.  Solicitors fur Imperial Bank ot Canada.  Company funds to loan at8 percent.  Fibbt STREET, Kcvelatoke B, C.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays of each month; White Rose Decree  neets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellows Hall.  Visiting brethren welcome  S. D.CROWLE, T.R  BAKER,  President. Act. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Regular meetings are held in the  ,-   Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  m    ��������� A. JOHNSON, W. M  w. JOHNSTON, Rce.-See.  Cold Rang* Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 96, Bewetatoke, B. C,  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  In Oddfellows' Hall at b  o'clock. Visiting Knights are  cordially invited.  B.VAN HOR.NE, C. C.    '  G. H. BROCK, K.of R..V8.  CHURCHES  METHODIST C'HUHRH. KEVKLSTOKI.  Preaching services at 11 a.m. and 7:30p. m  Olaas meeting at the close of the morning  service. Sabbath School and Bl ble Class at 3 :S0  Weekly Prayer Meeting every Wednesday  evening at 7:30. The public are cordially  Invited.   Seats free.  Rev C. Ladnss, Pastor.  ST. PETElt 8 CHl'SCH, AKGLICAX.  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11 a.m., ma' -.an,  .ttauy and sermon (Holy Eucharlbt Ural Sun-  lav In the month); 2:30 Sunday si-hool. or  ���������hlldren's service; 7:3U Evensong (choral! and  lermon. -Holy Days���������The Holy Eucharist is  ���������elebratedat 7 a.m. or 8 a.m , as announced.  Holy Baptism after Sunday School at3:lj.  c. a. rRociiNUER.   ector.  TBKSBYTBKIAX ClItlRCH.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m  :o which all are welcome.     Prayer meeting at  ip. rn.������very Wednesday.  Uev, W. C. Calszk, Pastor.  SOMAN CATHOLIC CHUBCH.  Mass   at 10:.*>0 a. m ,  on  first,  second and  ourth Sundaya in the mouth.  REV.   FATHER  THAYU.  SALVATION   ABMT.  Meeting every night in their Hall on Front  H  EDWARD  TAXIDERMIST.  DEER HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOUNTED,  Furs Cleaned and Re.-alred.  JUST EAST OF PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Third Street.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven yean  at Morfa  Works, Swansea.    17   years Chief  Chemist to WIgan Coal and Iron Co.,  Eng.  Late Chemist and Aeiayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined ana reported upon. -.  Ferguson. B.C.  J    A. XJRK.  Domini n and Provincial Land Surveyor.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  E. MOSCROP . ..  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot Water  And Steam Heating, Gas  Fitting;  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C;  WOOD  '*      Wood for sale Including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  All orders left at W.   M.  Lawrence's  will  receive prompt auentlon.  W. FLEMING.  WHAT 18 A HOME WITHOUT A  SINGER  Singer Sewing Machines  are sold on easy monthly  payments.  A full supply of machines  needles and attachments are  kept for any make of machine on earth,  H.MANNIHG,: MACKENZIE AVE.  RevelRtoke, B, C,  GOLDFIE  POSSIBILITI  ��������� ���������  If you are looking for possibilities in Estate  Speculation that will double your capital,  it will be to your interest to invest RIGHT  NOW, before tKe best of the properties have  been taken up.  REAL ESTATE  AT GROUND FLOOR PRICES  Are you looking for Business Lots, Residential  Lots, or other Real Estate? Goldfields is the  Payroll Centre and Resident Town of the  Famous Fish River Free Milling Gold Camp,  and has a Future unequalled by any other  Town in the West.  For Terms and Particulars Write  ROGER   F.   PERRY,   Manager,   Goldfields,   B. C.  I A. It Smi  fi^ii|ii|ei]ifif^4'XTl'14'TTTiTTTTi^tt!  t  *  *  +  Confectioner 1  .; Baker and  A full and complete  line of  GROCERIES  I A. N. Smi  I Cor. Mackenzie Ave.  and Railway Street.  ������ M ������f. TlHHfl 11 HIT I"1 "M".������������������!  Canadian Pacific  Railway  Trains  Leave Revelstoke Daily  EASTBOUND ' 8:20  WESTBOUND... 17:30  SOUTHBOUND.. 8:10  Jas. I. Woodrow   "PTTTGH-BR  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  FUb and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  ^nailSfiitt. !EBYBfeS������OKB, B.S  LOWEST RATES  To all points East and West  FAST TIME  Through Cars  Standard and Tourist-  Sleeping Cars on  . all Trains  For full information call on  or-address .   T. W. Bradahaw,     E, J. Coyle. ,  Agent Assist. Uen.  aieveUtoke. Paisenger Agent  VancouTer.  "e^ajjp331"  aM% ttt J&*  J9m     aT< ��������������������������� J&*  iTi aTa |T������ tTs ITl JVm  iTa J9m  iTs JP������ ������������������������ ar*a% 1T1  *.*  i*  it  ���������eft-  Going South  for Winter?  If you are contemplating going South during  the winter of 1902 or 1903 you can jfet yalu-'.  able information free "of charge.  Write to  John T. Patrick  Pinebluff, N. C.  He can save you money in hotel rates.  He can direct you which is the best railroad  route to travel.  He can direct you where to rent neatly furnished cottages or single rooms.  '��������� a*��������� eVTa ������Ti iTa J9m iTi iTt JT������ ��������������������������� t/T'm J9* ������W% J9m J9m e/fe   J9* JJPm  REVELSTOKE   FURNITURE   CO'Y.  THE    SUPPLY    HOUSe    FOR     NORTH     KOOTSNAY..  WE keep n larger and better stock than any home between-  WinnipeK nnd Vancouver.. Quartered Oak Tables, Rocker*. Bedroom Suites.   A splendid .line  of  Couches,   Morris'  Obairs, and  everything a First Class House carries.  Cabinet Making, Upholstering, Picture Framing, etc.'. -  Daily  TO CAMBORNE AND GOLDFIELDS FROM BEATON  Shortest and host Direct Route to the Fish; River Gold Camps.  Dally Stage leaves Beaton for 0������ld CampH on arrival of  float* at  12 o'clock   noon,  arriving at destination tliat same afternoon.  Htablen supplied  with  Single,  Double,   Raddle and Pack Horses and Freight Teams  for any part of the OistrlDl.,  ANDREW M. CRAIG,  Proprietor.  By Royal  1848  Warrants  1S01  JOHN   BEGG'S  Royal   Lochnagar  BALMORAL "WHISKEY ���������COTLAMB  By appointment to His Majesty the King, 1901.  By appointment to Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria, 1848-1900,  Revelstoke Wine & Spirit Company, Limited, Agents.  SIBBALD& FIELD,  A.O-BJIsra'Q  -FOIR  Real Estate  - O. V. R. TOWNHITK,  - MAIIA TOWNHITK.  - UKKIlAKb TOWN8ITE.    .  ~   CAMIIOKNK T0WN81TK,  nv 1 ������Tr<T i ������    /Canada Ptrmanont ti Woatcrn  MNANUAL-|C0.?������.n,r������������ M"'.U������K������ Corpor������tlo.n.  Insurance I  COAL FOR SALE,  (Colonial Investment and Loan Company.  Bun Plre. Caledonian Fire.     Atlaa fire.    .  Canadian ytra,   Mrrcantllo Flr������,    Northern Fire.  Guardian rire.   Manohoalor Fire.   Great Welt Life.  I Ontratii Acrldont and Guarantee.   Confederation 1.1 fa  VUanadlan Acoldont Ajsurance Co,   Connecticut Flra  HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT,  CONVEY ANCINd.  J. D. SIBBALD, NoUry Public.  KKVEL8T0KK. B. C.  CHAS. M. FIELD.  FREE BUD UEET8 ALL TRAINS.  FIRST CLASS  ACCOMMODATION.  HEATED BY HOT AIR  REASONABLE RATBS.  Hotel Victoria  Brown & Querln, Props;'  ELECTRIC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY ROOM.  IIOUItLT BTRERT OAR  MBKTS ALL TRAINS.  BAR WELL SUPPLIED BY THE CHOICEST  WINES. LIQUORS AND CIOARS    . i   P. BURNS & GOT  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     MUiTOR.    SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAffiE IN SEASON.  '%><: vtiKairiaaaBiasaa^  SLiii:^s-^������v^t^L-���������  S'  ������j.  Money and Dreams.  He settled himself lit his roomy chair  In hit big-, old house, where he had  lived ao lone that the city had grown  up away and beyond him, leaving  the house, which had been In a  fashionable neighborhood, so far  down town that there; was little  more than the hum of business to'  be heard all day around It. The uid  man's housekeeper brought him a =001  drink, and one of his nephews came  In to enquire how he had stood Llie  unusual heat of the day.  v He had ao many nephews and nieces  to look after his comfort. Some ever,  stayed in town all summer to be near  him. When they tried to persuade him  to ro away tor a little rest In the hut  ���������weather he would aay:  1 "Rest! Who wants rest? If you let  money rest it rusts���������rusts! Turn It  over; keep turning it over; It grows. It  stows!" And he would .add that 'th������  summer waa the beat, .time of all for  work.' The old financier was-the possessor of many millions. But he walked  -Olone. Uhla evening he sat In the twilight which settled itself hot and thick  about him. The night was bringing nj  cooling breath. The roar of the metropolis was dying away In tired sobs  outside. The city's life seemed sapped  with the heat. Even the old man, who  never stopped his work for anything,  - realized that it was unusually hot to-  , night. He fanned himself with Ins  newspaper and took a sip from the  glass which stood near him on the table.  He closed his eyes. He felt such a  'strange sense of oppression. No, he  was not- dlezy. It had passed. He  opened his eyes and put up his hand to  unfasten his collar. At his neck he  feuched a-twisted cord of silk that was  ound it. ..He pulled at the cord and  "drew.1 out its length. From It hung a  ring���������ft silver-ring���������old-fashioned ami  'worn, and on it two raised hearts ly-  Ing^ against .each other and rubbed  smooth by time.  He  sat  now  with  his, eyes  closed  'again,and bis hand folded over  the  ring on his breast.   He dreamed once  "more,, and it was his-last dream.   It  'w������b summer���������yes���������but-It.was  nearlj  ���������,; fifty years ago.   The dust and roar of  the city gave -way  to:- the -scent and  : quiet of an old garden;, the heat to the  j dew of a country evening. Its  breezs  lightly moving the leaves of the tree?  and' fluttering   the  ruffles of a.  gli'i'f  -muslin,(rock, with' Its "pattern of summer blossoms upon it. T  7   A boy���������such a boyish, country bo���������������  ',toOB> the  stiver  ring', .then   new, and  _ shining, from his pocket and'put It or.  "-the hand of the girl  In   the  flowered  "-'.'muslin frock.   Then they kissed each  . other, and the girl fell to sobbing, with  .her arms about,her compflilon's neck,  ���������and he spoke:  '_ "Never mind, dear; Annie,, dear.   1  - am going away to make a fortune, and  -"I'm coming back for you, and,we. will  ;be married, and I'will take you away  'to the city, and you will be rich ano  have everything you want."  ,     "Bat I don't like the city.   I'should  <b* so afraid and so confused, and you  "might  not  love  me  there  as  you   do  ~now  here In  the country.    People  In  : ttie city forget each other so."  J .* "No, they don't;'not If they reall'j  ^love each other, and;I love you.  Noth-  ''ing can ever make me forget you.,See  U.oot as lon������>a^������,yjcn|ngjcQ{iheK'afteAUht  _,-'day and the stars come"with It."   *  ' - They kissed each other again. ,  .''-- The ring came back to him' In a let-  ' ter with a flower from Annie's grave.  ." Never once did he go to seek tne  ,' grave to rest by It a moment. W01 k  . toe-came his love and gold the star that  . g/uided him.  j* Now he clasped the sliver ring tlght-  , er, tighter. By and by he gasped and  -.Cell forward. His clasp relaxed; he  r sighed once, a deep sigh, then lay there  cjulte still.' And .later they found him  'so.���������Margaret Klein in'the Ne-w York  "Herald."  Revelstoke >      |  Skating  Rink     f  RANCH FOR SALE.  Skating every KveuhiK from 3 to 10  BAND EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT  Admission���������-25c  Season Tickets  Ladiei  $3 00  Gentlemen 5 00  TICKETS HOll SAI.K AT  Canada Drug & ltonk*tuie.  .1. A. Milk r ft Co.  Kuj bm>thes Toniui'o store.  Kink Uoiupaii}.  The administrators of the estate of John  D. l'oyd deceased, offer for sale b_v tender  the property in-the Big- Bend District,  known sis "Boyd's Ranch," also the  ^chiiJiel property thereon, a list of which  may be seen at the office of the undersigned. . v    .  Tenders will be received up to Feb. isl,  1903. The administrators willjnot be  bound to accept the highest or any tender.  HARVEY, JIcCARTER  &  P1NKHAM,  Solicitors for Administrators.  Re\elstoke, B. C, Not. 27th, 1902.    ,  I*  ****-K**#*.**5SS*������������!������*KSK������**5S*5SjS  OUR NEW PHOTO STUDIO  Next to R. HOWSON'S Furniture Store, Is  making bolti Miniature Photos and tbe  regular larger styles. Cabinet Photos in  the popular platino tones at reasonable  prices.  Our Mavtcllo Cabinet is $4.00 per  dozen.  Seine Pretty Mountings for our Photo  Broaches, Watch Charms, Lever and Dumb  Bell Cuff Links, Searri'ins, &u. These are  suggested as very acceptable Christmas.  Gifts. I also make different sizes of. Plain  Photo Buttons nnd 1 copy from any Picture. Bring small children for sittings  either in the forenoon or not later than  . two o'clock in the afternoon. Sunshine is  not necessary.  HOWARD KINC^c^^c*1'-  GO 10  L. Schnider  FOR YOUR  Patent Rubber Heels  and Rubber Soleing  In all feizes and colors.   <. ,  Boot and Shoe Repairing a Specialty  4 4������fr+++*+ **44****4"M"M"M'* Irk  PELLEW-HARVEY, ' jf  BRYANT & GiLMAN |  Mining Engineers  fand Assayers',  ���������  VANCOUVER, B.C:'   ' Established 1890  Notice to Creditors  N THE COUNTY COURT;' OF  Kootcnay holdcn ;it Revelstoke.,- In  the niattei of the estate of Charles.. G.  Donnelly, late of Albeit Cain on, B. C,  deceased. '       %    "  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  all persons having claims against the  estate of the said Charles G. Donnelly,  who died on or about the 2isl day of  September, A. D., 1902, are required to  send by post prepaid or to deliver to  Harvey, McCartcrand Pinkham, solicitors  for the administrators, on or before the  27th day of December. 1902, their names,  addresses and descriptions and a' - full  statement of particulars of their claims  and the nattuc of the security (if any)  held by them duly certified, and that after  the said day the administrators -syill  proceed to distribute the assets ot the  deceased among the parties entitled  theieto, hiving regard only to the claims  of which they shall ilien have notice.  Dated this 27th d.i) of November, 1902.  ���������   Harakv, McCartisr S. Pjkkham, "  'Solicitors foi   George  A.   Donnelly,   and  Geo.   S.   MeC.'*rter,  Administrators  of  the said estate. -   ~   '  Cert ificate of Improvements, 'j  NOTICE.  Halifax and Gibraltar No 2 mineral claims  situate In the Arrow Lake mining division ot  West Kootenay District.  jgwherc located���������Two miles from the head of  Canyon Creek.  Take notice that I. A. R. Heland, agentfor  J. K. Jatnieson, K. M. C. 1IGSUIS; T. ilathows,  1 Ml: 1163111; J B Hall, B45992; J LParwig,  B72922; Intend sixty days from the date hereof  tn applrtotlic Mining Recorder for a ceriflcatc  ot Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a crown grant of tho above claims.  And further take, notice that action under  section 87 must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of Sept, 1902,'A. D.     '  A. U, IlEViAsn.  Land Registry  Act.  Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, in Block 48, in  Town of Revelstoke, B. C,  Map 636 B.  A CERT FICATK of indefensible Title to the  abo\c proncm will bo ibsued to Frank Bernard Liu is on IlicSSlli day of February. A.D.,  190.1, unli">5 111 the mcanume a valid objection  thereto be made to me in writing by u person  claiming an estate or interest therein or in  aii> pun thereof.  II. r. MACLEOD,  District Registrar.  Land   Keelitry  Office,   Nelson,  B.   C . lill)  No\eniber, !S)"i  A8SAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS-  UNDERTAKEN.   ;--  ' ,  Test" made up to 2,000lbs. '  A specialty made of checki.. g Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mall or  exoresi promptly atteuded to.  Oorrespondcnce.Hollcitcd.  .VANCOUVER, B; C.  TTTi'Tttl   A Useful Helpmate.  )1      Th������ editor of th* ���������Grapevine "Tele-  graph,"   after    spending    six   -year*  _  without   a   break,    In   the   editorial  harness, felt himself entitled to a vaca-  _������^ Hon,'and went away, to the mountains  ���������  for,* month's   hunting   and-flshlntrr  leaving his wife in charge of the paper.  On hla return he was astonished to  find-his office overflowing with pota-  ���������.". to#a;-Everything that could be turnea  ..: tato .a .receptacle was filled with them,  v- .Each" pigeonhole In his desk' contained  * potato. 'The drawer of his editorial  table' waa bursting with potatoes;   Old  ���������nk-fcegs, lined with papers, were flllea  ���������adj. heaped  with  them.    There wer������  potatoes m the coal-bucket, tn the ash-  pan,'and even In the stove-Itself.  Tht������y-rwere no small potatoes, either.-  Every one of them was as big as his  Ust, 'and some were as big aa two'fists.  The collection would haV������ taken a premium at a county fair.  "L,ucy," he aajd, after the greetings  . .were'-over, "what does all this mean'?"  ,-Url'Oh," she almost sobbed, "I wanted  ���������_ *���������'*>' something original, and so" I an-  _ nounced,  in  the first  number of  the  paper- I    printed"  after    you    went  away,    that    the    'Telegraph'    would  ,be .sent   for  one ^year   to   the   person* ' sending    us * the    largest    po-  4*to - raised. Jn, thle  county,   for   six  months to the person sending the ngxt  largest, and for three months to the  me sending the third largest.- The potatoes .began  coming in  right away,  And  they've been coming ever since.  etome persons, I am afraid, have tried  to get all three of the prizes.   I have'  begged   the  people'not   to'send   any  More, ttridvl do believe they are doing  tt now for * Joke.   We can't announce  aoy prizes till they quit coming, and  (here are some boys In the other room  ���������rtth their pockets bulging with them  right now, and���������Oh, Cyrus, what, shall  ���������rt do?" \  "Do?" said the editor, with a grin on  Ms face.   "Do?   The right thing to do  ..  ifeuld be for me \o go away for anoin-  .'/fr.month and let you continue to edit  / las' paper.   Potatoes are worth a dol-  , lav a' bushel, and you have got enough  ' "M 4herri.here/to pay' all--the expenses  , of my trip, and all they cost us Is a  -.-dollar and seventy-five cents' worth of  J.-*Telegraph.'   If you want an appren-  , taoe, just consider me In line for the  f '. ���������  -   " ������������������       '���������     "  ".', iTrtfe���������I am  going down  town  this  t, Msrninir to try and match a.'piece ol  risk    Husband���������Very .well,  my dear;  II tell the cook to save some dinner  1 Bar you, and l'H nut the children to bed  teys*U.-~"Tit-BIU."  &^������ UNION <^3gr  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  TIME TABLE  S. S. ARCHER OR S. S. LARDEAU  Running between Arrowhead, Thomson's  Landing and Comaplix, commencing Oitober  11th, 1IW1, will sail as lollous, weather permitting: -    .   v .  Leaving Arrowhead for Thomson's Landing  and Oomaplix ..'..ttttcedaily���������10k. and 15k.  Leaving Coinaplix nnd 'hom������on's Landing  for Arrouliead.    .\\\ Ice daily���������7:13k and 12:45k  Making close connections with all U. F. K.  Steamers and Trains.  The owners reserve the right to change times  of sailings without notice.  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Limited  certificate of ^Improvements.  WOTIOB.  Londonderry, Goldon Rod No..2, Hailstorm  mineral claims, situate in tbe Arrow Lake  Mining Division of West Kootcnay District.  Where located���������On Canyon Creek, joining  the Londondery, M. C.  TAKE NOTICE that 1, A. K. Heyland, Agent  forT. Mathews, K.H.C., B 63111. J. R.Jamieson.  B G8013. intend sixty days from the date hereof  to apply to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate . of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further that notice  that action under  section  S7 must be commenced   before  the  Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  - Dated this 3rd day of Sort., 1902, A. D.  A. R. HEYLAND.  THE TOWNSITE OF  JSTOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands, and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing' . at  W. ie Maistre's north west corner post  near Boyd's ranch about half a mile from  the Columbia river, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  W. Ie MAISTRE..  ..CIRCLE CITY,  IS NOW ON THE MARKET.  2oo ���������Lots on Sale-- 2oo  ustotioik:  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will sfpply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the ��������� following described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  I. A. Kirk's north west corner post thence  east 40 chains, thence south 1 Go chains,  thence west 40-chains, thence north 160  chains to point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902.  /        ~ y}: A. KIRK.  ���������3STOTIOE"  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR  SPECIAL  and THE .UNION  ALL GOODS   UNION  MADE  KwKmKSJlC������))������!)1  us  H  U  WOOD  For Sale.  The undondgncd having contracted for the  whole of McMaluin Bros, wood Is prepared to  supply Mill wood at  $2 Per Load  XWCed&r Cordw-ood���������$3.00 delivered._J(J  ga^-llardwood at.equally low rates.  ..Thos. Lewis..  Orders left at C B. Hume & Co.,  Morrfs &  8teed's, or at mill will havu prompt attention.  BELGIAN    HARES  .,    The quickest breeders and greatest  money makers  in  the  small  stock  line of the present day.     Full  bred  stock of FASHODAS.  Price���������$6 and Sic per pair,  according to age.  TH03.8KINNER,���������Revelstoke. B. C.  ro.0.0 0.0: o'o:o:o:o.o.o;o:o:o 0.0:0 0:0  HOW ABOUT  THAT SUIT  Of Clothes yon prornised  yourself this FALL.  Our Full Slock is now the  most complete in B. C.  Our Fancy Goods are nil  iipw with new colots and  the latest stripes.  See t tip in li������ fore leaving  your order elsewuete.  R.S.WILSON,  Fashionable Tailor.  Next the McCiuty Block.  For Sale  TWO   (taaldencei on McKenile Avenue, with  modern Improvement*, fiiW each on easy  terms.  TWO Kealdunciison Third Street, east, vory  convonlcnt for railway men, |180u each, caiy  termn.  ONB  Koildonce on  Flrrt Street,  cast,  cash  required (M0. -ubjeot to inorti;aac.  Apply ������o.  IUKVKi'.McCATRER API..KHAM.  Your Winter Supply  Of Vegetables ....  Should   he  your first con-  sidei-ation  ;it this  time ol  '       the  yeiir.     I   have rf huge  - stock,   nil    home     giown,  including  Potatoes, -Cabbage, Carrots,  Etc., Etc  Also a large  quantity   of  fiist. class  Timothy and Clover Hay.  Wiite for pi-ires and par-  tictilnis to  S. Crowle, Revelstoke, B. C.  GO TO THE  REVELSTOKE DAIRY   F_OR *  Pure Milk  J. G. McCallum  - PROPRIETOR.  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I ,will apply to the Chief Com  missioner of Lands - and Works ��������� for a  special license to. cut and. carry away  timber from the following- described lands  in West Kootenay :���������Commencing at  Peter Agren's south ..west corner post near  Boyd's ranch on the Columbia river,  thence north 160, chains, thence east'40  chains,* thence south .160 chains, thence  west 40 chains to the point  of commence-  menl-        ,   :.        ;-������,-.-   (       ". ;  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902. -  PETER AGREN.  BUY BEBORE YOU SLEEP.  . CIRCLE^CITY is the Terminus   of   the   proposed   Railway   already   surveyed  ��������� via the Lardcau Creek with fork to that point.  CIRCLE CITY is beautifully situated at the base of the Lardeau Pass, Galena  '������      and Surprise Creeks.  \ CxRCLE CITY is"-absolutely   surrounded    by    Mining   Properties   now   under  V Development.-       .... . . . .  ���������11  Splendid Water  Power  Which will be utilized next Season by Concentrating Plants.  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  :TO THE GENERAL AGENT,  G. B. BATHO,  Ferguson, B. O.  ^  fctiftttft^jK*)**!*^.^.**.*^^  3^-ASHNOLAinC  TSTOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to 'the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license tto cutt'and carry away  'timber from the following described lands  in "* West Kootenay i'���������Commencing .Jat  Peter Agren's south west corner post near  Boyd's ranch about half a mile from the  Columbia river, thence east 80 chains,  thence north ' 80 chains," thence west rio  chains, thence south 80 ��������� chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated the 23rd day of October, 1902,  PETER. AGREN.  NOTIOE.  Notice In hereby Riven that 20 dajm after date  I Intend to apply to the Chiof ''oinmlHHlonurof  i<and������ and Works for normlmdon to eut and  carry hum limtierfroin tut*followinif described  landH, viiuated In Went Kootenay:  Comineii"lii<! at a post planted at the south  cast corner or Ka'e Scott's timber claim and  inarktd "A, Y. Anderson's south west corner  post," thence north 120 chains, thence cast to  the west bank of fish river, tbenco south  following tbe bank of Fish river to the point of  commencement.  Dated this aoth 'day of November 1002.  A.Y. A.SPKRSON.  HON HOTEL  FIRST CLASS *2 PER DAY H0U8E  Choice Brands of Wlnee, Liquors  and Cigars.  -  J. LAUCHT0N, Prep.  Firit  Street.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that 30 days after date  1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  hands and Works f.ir permission to cut and  carry away timber fromtlie folloivlngdescribed  lauds, situated in West Kootenay:  Commencing at a post planted at the north  wcHtuorncr of A. Y. Anderson's timber claim  and marked "It Steiss' south vesteorner post,"  thence north 80 chains, tlienco east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  to tlie point of commencement: ,  Dated this zAth day ol November, 1902.  B. STEISS,  The Smelting Centre of the Similkameen Valley... Backed by the payrolls of two  ���������gigantic coal companies and the Copper"and Kennedy Mountain Mines.  Surrounded by the followingresources:    Coal,, gold, copper, silver and a fine-agricultural country.    Large herds of cattle, fruit in abundance,'with a climate almost southern  ���������and all that could be asked.     ,'..-, .  ASHNOLA is owned and backed by the payroll of the Similkameen "Valley Coal Company,   Ltd.,  which is a guarantee in itseif'of its success.   The equipment and development of their coal mines, installing  of water, electric light and power'plants .are already arranged for.   The development of the Ashnola Coal  , Company's mine by the Eastern Capitalists who have established their payroll at ASHNOLA,  makes it the  coming city of the. interior of,British Columbia.  City of Wonder, Progress and Great Prosperity  Lots in Ashnola. are safe investments. In. Blocks 1 to 4 and 13 to 20 the price will be advanced 25c.  per month until May 1st, 1002, and to ten perxent. in the remaining blocks. The present price i6 from $50 to  $225,    Twenty-five per cent, cash; three, six and nine months without interest.      ' '  ,1     Arrangements are already completed for Eight buildings, including cottttges for the'Employees of  thecompany at. Ashnola.   Thii work will be under full headway by May 1st.  Four years ago the Crow's NestShares could be bought and were sold at 11 cents. Today they are  quotel at $80.00. Wjth.the advent of transportation, Similkameen Valley Coal ean lie delivered at any  point in West Kootenay or Yale as cheaply as by any other Company in Canada.  ^'<v'l  -      '     '^<  ^"r>l  FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS APPLY TO  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.  -^ NELSON, B. C '���������   >l������������jM>������J>liM>������������J������j������������J������J������������*jft������'j>������>������>M*������*^  S. a^** &��������� ������H*������ ������^*������ ���������*!?������ ������^������ **^< ^fr������ *" ������*������ **y������ ������^������ ���������"  ������^������  *^������ ���������*������*��������� ������** "^* ������T������  ������*T������  ������^a  m^ft   J  * Ttlir^X   *Jr VP^X*TyTJrTJrT^I TX������ IX* \tr9 *Xr *X' *X* *X* "X*"X* *X* *���������������* "X^Tt? T  Do You Wont to Make Your Business Pay? We Can Show The Road to Success    4 ja  It Pays to Buy An Advertising Spaoe In i'f   ^       " ... o   4 y  i'f  .?  i't  The Revelstoke Herald  and Railway men's Journal   I  ���������      ���������      .    - IT HAS A LARGE CIRCULATION  IT COVERS THE FIELD IT GIVES ENTIRE SATISFACTION.  Write for our iniercfctinf; books " Inventor's Help" fttvi "How you are swindled."  Send in a rough sketch or model of ^our in-,  vention oriinproeetvciit nnd wc will tell yotlt  Iree our opinion as to wliethrr it isprobnbl/:;  lHtetitable. Rejected applications h.ivc often  been ftuccc^sfully f>rot>cculed by ns. We  conduct fully equipped offires in Montical  and Washington; this<|iialifies u������ to prompt.,  \y dispatch work and quickly w cure Patents.  *t broid ns the invention. Highest references.  furnUhed. 1  i Patent* procured through Marion & M������ ?  rion receive special notice ^ It limit charge ii',  over too newnpapers distributed throughout,  the Dominion. <  I Specialty:���������Patent business ol Manufac ,  turcrs and Engineers (  MARION & MARION  .   Patent Expertn ���������ndSollcltore  ! OWIc  n������ir������..   /   New York LlleB'Id'g. rtontre������������r  Notice to Creditors.  IN  THE   SUPREME   COliRT    OF-BRITISH      VP  COLUMBIA. j  In the mat tor of tho estate of Daniel Robinson,  late ol Kevelatoke, B.C., deceased.  NOTICE Is hereby given that all persons  liaviiie claims axainst the eatateof the said  Daniel Robinson who died on or about the 19th  day of November, A. D., 1902, aro required to  send by post prepaid or to dcllcver to Harvey,  McCarter & Pinkham,solicitors for tho Executors, on or before tho 18th day of February. A.  D,, 1903, their, namos, addreKKes and descriptions and a full statement of particulars of  their claims and the nature of tho security (If  any) held by them, duly certified, nnd that  after the said date the Executors will prouood  to distribute the assets of the dacensed among  the partlcs'cntltlcd thereto having rueard only  to tho claims of which they shall then have  notice. '  Dated this 18th day of December, A.D., 1902,  HARVEY, MoCARTKR dc PINKHAM,  Solicitors for the Executors  Notice.  If the party or parties wlio'romovod tho  ip from a field glass at Watchman William  Macule'*Cabin at the Columbia bridge last  summer, will return tho same to A. HoRaoi  Postmaster, they will rooeive fo reward,  SUBSCRIPTION RATE  :    $2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.  Our Job Printing Department  Is equipped withHne Latest Faces of Type, the Best of Presses and Inks, and  we guarantee CleanJ Neat and Attractive Work. No Job too Large or too  Small.  We Print ...  *^������*-*s  We Print ...  Dodgers,     Posters,   ���������  Streamers,   Dates     .-".'-': .���������  Bill Heads Letter Heads-  -~  Envelopes    Circulars  Note Heads Pamphlets  Books.        Visiting Cards  Business Cards.  WV������V  Stationery of all kinds.  Revelstoke Herald Job Room  First  Street.  W J9m A jfca sffK sff1* J9U J9a. J&������ aW*o\ J&A o/lV J9������ J9m A A 0%  ������*ff| afi ifTi* ���������T*q\ a/f������ Jv������ J9* J&+ J&* Jrm JV* ��������������������������� Jfa  W iy *S<r*ir*Xr**f*V*3&*Xr*^r^&^V nstr X* V ^*y *y *X* \Lr *X* *X* **lar *������y *m *V *Xr *mr *Xt^3P^m?  it  4r  it  + r  i>  if  if  if  if  if  i't  i'f  i'f  ,   4  .'5  #  ' '���������>  ���������0������f.: IM..IZZ2  /  N^'ER WAIT.  i  He's dead!  And   wren  33y  the    rosM    grow  above  ,.-v    Jils breast  5 ."     Carressei  the  sun's  bright glow  and  thf  ce;vs  of 'c. r,:it,  !Ar.d   shed '':"  A pert aite sweet o'er all hlB virtues;  .'_,    . like mis  Sunkisseo  His faults will ������i-appear,  As bre-ith   ot love'; '  Vloals Heavenward,  T-ity?  Kay,  waste  no sympathy  for  him  now  His. brow  - -    Is no longer damp by the sweat oJ  toil,        ^ '��������� '  ;:S-'Cr!tty '���������" s . 1*"J.-  .' JMor grimy the hands that peacetiii  ��������� res'  On breast  That will heave no mors  With   labo-'s  strain���������  Never again. ���������'  A^J-Torfect?  :'~    Ho! never a man but one was so,  ,'���������"  -   ��������� You know.  'S   Sim crucified for goodness man des-  ���������-.������<������ ������������������'..''        Pi������ed  ^^xpect   '������������������'���������'  w" *  ''���������-.: No  perfection  In  this mortal  life.  " Where strife,  '."/Perpetual storms awake-���������  Makes Virtue halt  In facing Fault,     gl:' !  tJfSrii'"-.  f-'-e'er  wait '" ���������'"���������'������  Until the sombre shadow* of the pall  Recall  The humble virtues of some departed  friend .  '..on  late ���������"      ''"  V.'hen 6al:e! robe has fallen for good.  or   harm  To  charm  TLe  silent  clay   that's  left,���������  The soul takes wings"  From earthly things.  J:  "WVn love  "Would try   to lead'  you   to   some-  kindly deed  Make speed,  lor laggard ne'er attained the high-  , er goal  '-* lAbnve "' ' '-i-~~  The puny weaknesses of earthly hate  Too  late  .- ilay come Immortal light.  ��������� "Must thou  forgive  If thou wouldst live."  ���������S.  E.  Hampton  B  a������������������ssQi&i������i9$m<$mt9<  ������  <.'���������>  4   A LAWYER'S STORY.    ���������  C  ���������& r,������59���������:���������$������$������te$������--;  Twelve months had crept by sinco  t'had passed rny trying examination  md been admitted to the bar. I hired  i cozy little, ofhee in a building iilled  " with scores of prominent law flrmb.  After arranging my well-Btocked library, I nailed up my new sign among  the rest and waited for my clients to  appear. It soon became a sad trial ol  .patience.  Among the many brilliant lights oi  the day my own name passed unnoticed.  -Day   after   day.   and   month   after  Xmonth, I attended the courts or pass-  ���������; sd the    time in    pursuing   celebrated  ~-L-~ eases.    Like Micaw'rer. I was waiting  ���������Tor something to turn up.    The small  capi;:'.! v.-iih which  I had started was  dwicil ing  away at  an  alarming pace  .'��������� "and. a3 yet, I saw r.o prospective fee.  One     pleasant     afternoon     Stanlej  Ferris, a young lawyer, who, like my-  . self, was unwillingly idle, dropped in  to see me.  ���������������������������;  "What news, Jack " he asked care-  "Same as usual." I replied, despond-  ������ntly. "I've a notion to pack off in the  wilderness for a few weeks. Everybody is out of town, and there is little prospect of picking up a fee until  they return." '       . Ji  " ' My friend was about to reply, -when  ��������� there came a low rap at the door.  As the door opened my heart gave  "a ���������'great bound.    I felt that my long-  -'tooked-for client had  arrived at  last  ���������"i&t a single glance I took in all the details of my visitor's appearance.    Ho  .was a middle    aged man, dressed    in  'platn  costume,  and  with a seemlnglj  .. food  catured  face.    Most  men  would  iia-ve eet him down at once as a jolly,  cpen-bearted individual; but I did not  '���������{Sty constant attendance at the courts  kz&   taught    me   much.     There   was  something underlying  his  only  smile  caod obsequious manner that made tns  distrust him.  "Is this Mr. BurnB?" he asked  blandly. I     ���������  .1 bowed in th& affirmative, and re-  jiested him to >c seated. Stanley lefl  lie room at that moment, aud thi  Jfcraugcr continued:  "My name is Brown, sir,���������Martin  SBro'P'3. I have called upon you In a  ^iase of emers.?n<.y."  ���������"In -what way can I be of service?"  Z asked.  "My friend, who ie In a dying condition, wlsties you to draw up a will  'it once."  1 seized my hat and hurriedly followed my visitor. In the elegantly  furnished room of a hotel wo found  ;he man.  Owing to the heavily darkened room,  j .could distinguish nothing of his features. He lay with his face turned to-  -������rard tbe wall, and In feeble tone*  aictated tbe terms of the will, as J  Ircw it up.  ;i accomplished my task to his sat-  1 fefaction. nnd placed the document  icforr: h; rr.to sign. A������ he did no I  jotlcr d n cl-cp red senr running .-icroFE  !hc !.;i:-l; of hi.-, baud. The whole ol  the <Iy''. ^r rami's property���������an immense  too, l.y the way���������was left to his dcat  fciecd, Martin Browsu  '" 'Ae T left the house" the smiling Mr.  Brown handed me my fee. It was a  beggarly amount���������the more so trorr.  tha fact Mr. Brown was soon to become wealthy. The' man's wily smile  too, while' his friend lay at the point  of death sickened me, aud I was glad  to hurry away. On my return I met  Stanley, and in answer to his inquiries I related the circumstances.  "A beggarly miser," he exclaimed  indignantly, "I'd never believe it  from his appearance."  It was nearly a week afterward  that a young lady, dressed in deer,  mourning, called upon me. This  time 1 had a" case In reality. She w-as  not more than twenty, but her beautiful face bore the Impress of grief. In  a few words she stated her business,  retaining the names until she had  heard my opinion.  Her story was as follows:  Three weeks before her, uncle had  left home in company with a man he  called his friend. While in the city  he had been taken suddenly ill and  died. She had received no information ot the fact until after her relative was buried.  Then came the strangest part of the  story.  Two years before her uncle had  made a will, making her, his only living relative, his sole heiress.  On her arrival in the city, however,  she had been shown a will drawn by  her uncle on his death-bed,-in which  he left hls'Qentire property' to hUs  friend.  She could conceive of no reason for  such a strange act, and, distrusting  the friend, had sought out a lawyer  Luckily she was unacquainted with  the names of our distinguished lawyers. My glaring gold sign had been  the first fo. catch her eye, and so she  called upon me. . ��������� :���������-.  "The case,v certainly looks .;suspicious," I remarked. "I think I will be  able to make a fight in your behalf  Now, will you kindly furnish me with  the names of these parties?"  "My uncle, sir, was Andrew Thur-  ber. His friend calls himself Martin  Brown."  Iuvoluntarily my pen dropped from  my surprised fingers.. It was the very  will I had drawn up myself.  She turned pale    as I    related    the  circumstances anil arcee to leave.;> Wi  "I see I have made a very awkward  mistake by calling    upon    you,"    she  ���������said, sadly.  "Wait one moment," I replied,  quickly. "This 'Martin Brown is a total stranger to me. If he has been  engaged in an act of villainy I shall  not shield him."  We. entered into a close conversation, at the end of .which I said, confidently:  "Leave tbe case fo me. If I fall it  shall be through no fault of mine."  She accepted my offer with thanks  and left me, thinking deeply.  .During the,interview I bad learned  that the deceased had no scar' upon  his right hand. Now. certain of vill-  aiuly, I set to work diligently to find  It out.  Working cautiously. I found the man  who had laid the body out for burial.  From him I learned that h.e had performed lite task on the morning ot  June 23, just ten hours beroro I. was  called upon to draw up the will, 'i'be  will bad already been ofCered for pio-  bate, so there was no time to be lost.  Andrew Thurber's body was disinterred and the contents oC the stomach  analyzed. It was found tD contain  poison.  By some" means the sly wretch got  wind of my movements and attempted  to fly. At that moment the detectives  seized him. Confronted by the ternt?le  proofs, he made a-full confession.  Before his trial came oil he ended  his life by swallowing n quantity of.  tbe same deadly poison with which he  ha(l-kllled"hls^victim^=  - ^^^.  Miss Thurbor  met  with  no further  ���������-' WISDOM OF CHILDREN  The blood in tho body is taken by  Cleans of tubs to the heart and there  detained.  A volcano Is n burning mountain  that has a crentor and throws out  incited rockfi.  I came sore and conquered.  His brain was seething with gran}  Ideas in all directions.  If the earth did not revolt we should,  always have equal nights and days.  Stored in some trouser-houso ot  mighty kings.  The lungs are organs of execration.  The priest of Midian reproved his  daughters for not inviting Moaes to  come to tea.  When Moses's mother hid him in  the ark among the bulwarks she dli  not gorget to give the baby its bottl������.  Pig iron is what they make the noBo  rings for pigs of. ~''~'  A watershed is a shed for keeping  Water in.���������Longman's Magazine.  CURIOUS FACTS  obstacles in regaining her rights.  Something still more important happened to me from my connection with  the case. I wooed and won tbe beautiful girl for my wife. As Stanley  Ferris remarked afterward, I "gained  fame and fortune with  a rush."  Pretty KxpcrlniBntii,  There arme many tricks and experiments that can'be performed by boys  and girls without the aid of expensive  or intricate apparatus. Here are lwo  good ones which fulfill this condition  and one well worth trying: How many  of you know that lads, lasses and lucl-  fers 'have likes and dislikes in common? The average boy would prefer  a sweetmeat to a bath at any time,  and, strange to say, a common 'luci-  fer match has the same fastidious  taste. If you want to test this curious  quality get a basin of water and arrange a number of matches! on the surface In the form ot a star.  When the match heads are all nicely together in the centre of the basin  touch the water with a piece of scup.  Like a'little boy they will run away  from It as fast as they I can. The  matches will make for the side of Lhe  basin without, the 'least posi'iirt delay.  Now take out the oap and touch t.hr  ���������water with a piece of sugar .mi yoc  ���������will see 'a strange srght. All the  matches will return to the (centre ojj  the basin, and appear to feed on the  sugar with the greatest'avidity.  GRAINS OFSENSE  It is one of the easiest things In tho  ���������world to    economically   lay out   tae  money you never will hare.  Women would never do for soldier*.  tfhey would change thelT uniforms every few days, and' would never grow  old enougk to be placed on the retire!  list.  The newspapers are for erer speaking of "the blushing bride." Well,'  when you reflect upon theiklnd of husband not a-few of the brides marry,"  you cannot wonder that they ehojlj,  blush.  Some people sit down all day, but  they grow tired notwithstanding.  It is an odd thing that as wit growa  thin it becomes heavier.  .  It is when a lady enters' a crowded  torse ear that the man who has a seat  really feels that he Is getting his  money's worth out of a newspaper.  A true word is often spoken in jest:  fcut we always like it to be about gomo  other fellow.  The reason why women do not propose Is supposed to be due to the fact  that" they want to have the last wo I.  . .The person who can least spare It  is often most willing to give others  a. piece ot hie mind.  The tomb-stone engravers are gr<at  fellows to put in a good word 'for a  fellow when it's too late.  Courage and endurance' are the al-  Courag and endurance are the al-<  phabet. of success.  The man who can get no credit has  the satisfaction ot boasting that ha  does not q,we anything.  'A man Is always ready to listen to  ft-ords of wisdom when he is speaking  them himself.  There are some people. In thH  world who wouldn't be satisfied if  they weru perfectly contented.  If you are told that you resemble a  great man. Fay nothing. It may be  that the resemblance will cease tho  moment you open your mouth.  The shape of the hour-glasa reminds!  us that there should be the smallest  possible waiite to our time.  The reason men succeed who mind  Cheir own business Is because there is  so  little  competition  in  that line.  The more wealth a man has, the  ���������more dlllicult it is for him to find out  what people really think absut him.  Little things toll in this life. Little brothers for instance.  The smaller th������ man the more apt  ho is to be perfectly satisfied with,  hlmfelf.  The best way t ������secure a legacy 13  to go at it with a will.  Never dodge, a difficulty; go at it  and conquer it. k  A  judicious  silence is better  thaa  truth spoken without charity.."  ==3LheJcourse_^f^tniejoveljicx*r_ _^Ia  run smooth, and it wouldn't fcc Salt  The British empire la forty times  larger than the German empire and  Sixteen times larger than all thf  French, dominions.  Ostriches aro often unruly, nrd  When they are shipped each of them  has a lady's stocking drawn over tho  head and neck, and in that condition  they can be le* Hke Iambs.  To the Academy of Sciences (Paris),  M. Batelll report* that when the heart  of animals' has ceased to beat for a  quarter of an hour, it has been reani,  mated by abdominal massage.  There are a number, of deep places  In the Hudson, as every one is awaro.  but few know that spots ranglng^frora  a depth of twenty to twenty-four  fathoms are frequently met with south  of the highlands.  Religion should be to every man  not 'merely a creed, but an experience; not an insurance for the next  world, but a programme for the pres.  ent world.���������James Stalker.  Each, of you possesses a special-fitness, for your own special work, and  no one in the universe can take your  place or do the work allotted to you.���������  Hugh Macmillan.  Measurements by an American mj-  oroscoplst to test the theory that tlio  red blood corpuscles vary in size in  different races have failed to show  any marked differ<sces.  -The Pacific Submarine Telegraph  Survey, aboard the steamship Ntro,  has taken two deepest casts and registered the two deepest temperatures  ������ver recorded. The depths are 5,100  end 5,269 fathoms, and the temperatures are 36.9 degrees at 5,070 fathoms  end1 thirty-six degrees at 5,101 fath������  oms.  There are 6,750,000 volumes In tho  libraries of the American colleges and  universities. Harvard has 500,000 v. I-  umes, Chicago university 3C0 000, Co.  lumbia 275,000 and Cornell 225,090.  The air of furnace-heated room= hia  ���������been shown by Mr. R. DeC. Ward to  be drier than that of many desert regions. The mean relative humidity of  the room tested was thirty per cent.  for three weeks In November, and the  ���������mean relative humidity In. the open  air for the same time was seventy-  one per ceut. The lowest"open air annual mean known in the United States  is 42.9 per cent, for Yuma, Aiizona,  that for Santa Fe, New Mexico, -being  44.8 per cent. A mean of twen'/-  thrce per cent, was found far live  summer months in Death Valley, Cal.  In order to facilitate traffic along  the shores of the Dead Sea it has b en  decided to establish regular intercourse by "means of Gmall s earners,  and the first steamer has been pup-  chased. It will- certainly be a shack  to many to hear ot a steamer on this  historic body of wr.tcr.   ,,  IT ISN'T THE THING YOU DO.  It Isn't the thing you do, dear,  It's the thing you leave uudoHe,  That gives you a bit of heartache  At the setting of tho sun.  The tender word forgotten,  The letter you did not write,  The flower you did not send, dear.  Are your haunting ghosts at night,  The stone you might have lifted  Out of a brother's way;  The bit of heartsome counsel  You were hurried too~much to say.  The.loving touch of the hand, dear,  The gentle winning, tone,    ' ,s  Which you had no time nor thought  for,  With- troubles enough of your own  For life Is all too short, dear.  And sorrow is all too great,  To suffer our slow compassion.  That tarries until too late;  And it isn't the thing you do, dear,  It's the thing you leave undone,  Which gives you a bit ot a heartactft  At the setting of the sun.  .   ���������-Margaret Elizabeth Sangster.  SUNBEAMS  the fun If it did.  The self-made man Is frequently exceedingly proud of a very poor Job.  The man who is a long time making  -up his mind may arrive at a correct  Judgment; but it is generally too lata  to be of any use to him.  Lite Is too short to be upent in  sninding other people's business.  Some men have aD iron constitution;  others steal.  The executioner Is a man who takes  fife easily.  There is no menace implied when a  dentist shows his teeth.  When a man undertakes to make a  fool of himself hsFncver meets, any one  svho questions bis ability to do so..  Want of principle is the principal  ,want of many men!!  The dfference between.a clock and a  company is, that when you wind up  the former it goes, and when you wln<t  ���������up the latter it stops>.  "Oh, it's nice to 1)0 a press agent,"  said one of tbiit. happy tribe the other  day. "Hen; f have been putting In all  my time this morning trying to convince two rlranui'ltc crltirri nnd four  managing editors that our eihow is; the  best thing that ever optmed In town,  and I have been cr.llod the hlggcHt liar  nn earth by all but unn of them.  Such practical ananlmlty mjiltca o  man thinlt there may 1h: s'lmuthlng In  th.' proposition."  "What did the sixth man lull yon?'  "lie woti'rln't KM me at all. H������ had  been to the k!iow."���������C'h'cngo  T'o������t.  SOME WISE DON'TS  t)on't "howl," "roar" or "fixplodo."-  To laugh heartily is bettor.  Don't pose. Affectation is a bar  to respect, lot alone confidence.  Don't use superlatives. Few thingi  require them, and they weaken description.  Don't boast. The illiterate and tho  ������clf-consclous aro thus made manifest.  Don't confound hauteur with dignity, or response with stupidity.  Don't groan over the wickedness ot  lhe world, but meifd your owa.  Don't preach unles?, yon have practised. Deeds are trem'endou&ly convincing.  Don't think a foreigner 'can comprehend you any better If you shout into  his ear.  Don't forgot that politeness Is llio  fofcter-BlRl.er of diplomacy, and an ce-  r.cntlal tact.  Don't iipp'.jilF.o ii honk nt another's  {Situation. Critics arc not con-.or.i absolute.  Don't "prnncc" or ."cavort," Clon-  tlcwomen walk.  A true friend stands by" you  when  you are under a cloud. Swarms of 'n-  - sects surround you when    the    sua  chines.  A good many people apparently havo  not discovered that it Is easier to ds  their work well than it is to mako  excuses.  Keep your troubles to yourself;  when you tell them you are taking up  the time of the man who is waiting to  tell Sis.  Patience Is a much-needed th'ng m  many people. It will cure more p'alns  thin physic.  Some folks are Just hones'- enciyrh  to put the little apples on top of the  'basket, and then turn the basket up-  eido down.  Time and silence occasionally sue-  ceed when all other agencies fall.  Shallow-brained people bow to tho  clothes rather than to the wearer.   .  AhouL^h^^^yjicj^p^^hlng__that  Clves  satisfaction  is a compliment.  Ay man may^ deceive other men,  but it takes a geniaa to fool a woman.  Next to having wisdom yourself, it  Is well to profit by the wisdom-of oth.  era.  Your living speaks louder than' all  your logic.  He who loves folly may well listen  to flattery.  A lost opportunity never finds its  way back.  "I never could  believe that prcvl������  TO CARE FOR WATCH  A watch should be wound up every  day at the same hour;  Avoid putting it on a marble slab or  near anything excessively cold.  A sudden change of temperature,  contracting the metal, may sometimes  cause the mainspring l.o break.  The cold also coagulates the oil, and  the pivots and wheels work lesa freely  and affect the regularity of the timekeeping.  To keep your watch clean, take care  that the case fits closely and sec that  the watch pocket is kept free frjm  fluff, which is so often given off by  ���������Jlnlngs.  Avoid sudden Jars and falls, for even  If It does not seem to affet It at r.iHi  moment, a watch will regent rou^li  JiAt.dling, by becoming gradually "Out  of order" without apparent cause.  I A LOCAL PARAGRAPH. |  "The time has come for the American people to act. Shall fifty million  (patriots sit supinely by anl let conscienceless rascals tear the stars of  glory from the flag they love and  trample its proud folds of crimson snd  white into the mire of national dishonor? Not while the daeds ot '76  Btill shine through the mists of years  In unexampled spieadov. Not while  Khe memories of '61 yet live in the  hearts that thrilled with tho stress of  that heroine struggle. Not while"���������  Joel Snlvely, editor of the Meiooglc  Monitor, laid down his pen with a  Blgh. ' ��������� I ��������� -���������"'���������'5  Outside the dusty lltl.'a win-low the  green waters of tho bay were sparkling in the sun&hiue. A keen north  breeze was driving great huddling masses of white-shouldered clouds over a  Held of dazzling azure, and only a man  who loved the sp'ort with the whole-  Bouled earnestness that filled his entire being could know how che hshi  must be biting on such a morning!  Oh, to be out on that gleaming ex*  panse armed with rod and line, with  only the sun and clouds for company  and a thousand pounds or so of gamy  rertebrates playing about'within reach  of his cunning hook, . _���������  But also, it was Friday morning  On Saturday some two hundred impatient subscribers would expect the  weekly dish of personal, political and  Intellectual pabulum which his facile  pen had long served to their, on that  day, with more or less punctuality,  according to the season. His duty  clearly held him to his post at such a  time, however, much his inclinations  night have led him elsewhere.  So, with another lingering glance at  the scene without, Mr. Snively took  up his pen and resume! the stirring,  appeal which was to awaken lifty million patriots to action and incidentals  convince the Itepublicaus ot Meiooglc  that It was theiT duty to vote lor Joe  Grldley for pouudmadter.  So engrossed did the editor become  In this pleasing task that he did not  hear a step upon the creaking stair  a little later. If he had he would havo  known at once that It was a woman  and a lady who was approaching, Sot  long and often painful experience had  snabled Mr. Snively to .leter.-nlne with  unerring accuracy what sort of pertcn  was climbing the somewhat perilous  ascent to the editorial sactum almost  as soon as his toot touched the, first  itep.       , v  GOOD THINGS TO LEAHN  U  T.f.-.irn to laugh.     A good laugh  tetter than rnedlclno,  Learn how to tell a Ktory. A well-  fnld i/lor.v is> an welcome an ft sunbeam  in a sick-room, ���������  Learn to hide your nohon and p:ilnfl  finder a j)lcns::int fitnile. No one (.���������tires  whether you have' the caraclio, lititul-  tiche or rheumatism.  L'-iii'ti to attend In your own lni>sl������  Tiei/!!.    A  very linpoi'liiru  point.  Lwirn l.o grout your friends, will a  cm lie They carry too many frowns  Jn th'.'lr own licnrls to bo liuluurytl  'With any of yours.  -. But for'once thTTartb~01I"d"~nb"t~heaf  the soft footfall'on "Tae. stair, so he  was very much surprised and not a  ,'ittlc disconcerted when a fresh, sweet  ?olce, almost at his elbow, said "Obod  Morning, Mr. Snively," and looking  jp he beheld his neighbor, Mrs. Tracy,  her plump figure buttoned, into the  trimmest of blue serge yachting,.suits,  her smiling face shaded by a wl.dp-  brimmefl hat and in her hand a;fish  pole, pointed, brass-lipped, elegant���������  the very...perfection of dainty useless-  aess. .. : ��������� :���������*?  . "Without waiting for a response to  tier greeting she briefly made known  her errand. She was anxious for a,  Jay's fishing and had '-been', told of, an  Elysian spot, where the fish were'so  plentiful they were actually to be had  !or the asking. Unluckily, however,  her own boat had not come, so she  oad ventured to ask If, In case he was  not using it, Mr. Snively would be so  kind as to lend her his yawl, it being  Impossible to hire one in the village.  Mr. Snively v.-ns delighted. Mrs,  Tracy was a pretty widow of uncertain ago but no uncertain charm, who  had taken tho cottage next to the eti-  Itor'fi own some six months before.  tri the course of a rather desultory acquaintance the gonial bachelor, whoso  ideas of tho fair wr. v/crc those common to hl������'kind,-bud'discovered.that  hlfl fair neighbor . was .a cheery Utile  body ot sound political views and excellent literary tastes (from the first  lhe had been n prompt and paying subscriber to tho Monitor), but beyond  that hla Imagination hud not soared.'  Now, however, behold the pretty wKl-  ow Invested with a wholly new lntor-  siit.   She was fond of fishing!  Kagerly Mr. Snively assured his visl-  tor of his pleasure In putting his boat  ���������it her (lUposai ana give her exhatts. '  tlvo directions as to tiie means of obtaining, it. A delightful half-hour of  sonvcrsnllon followed. As though It  wnro ������ nifiglclau's wand Uio dainty  IIdIi pole had placed the editor and hla  guest at once on terms of the irtoat,  Miai'tillng intimacy, and the former  lldn't remember ever to have enjoyed  it couversatlon bo   much In   his life,  dlbclt the talk was- wholly ot reels  and rods and spoonhooks and othei  Instruments of slaughter.  All things, however, are bound to  (Come to an end, especially in an edi-  ' torial office, so It wasn't long before  Mrs. Tracy took ' her leave, escortej  down the stairway by her -delighted  host.    ,.   .  At the door they yore met by a spicy  breeze straight from the pine woods  across the bay,   Mr. Snlvelyjaighed.  "Where Is this wbnQerfuljlace yoi  are going to?" he asked.   ^���������  "Ah, that's a secret," she replied  gayly. "I promised I'd never, never  tell."       '���������  "Oh, well, then I suppose it's a  crime to even guess." And once more  tho editor sighed'as he glanced out at  the sparkling waters.  "But you've been so kind," exclaimed the widow, noting the sigh and immediately filled with compunction, yit  Ecems ungracious of me to keep it from  lyou who love so to fish." And then'  as -she saw him give another wistful  glance bayward she burst out impulsively: "Promise not to betray me  and I'll tell you���������It's Patchang Lake!"  'Patchang!" cried Mr. Snively in ������uS  pitlae. "Why, I never heard of a fish  down there in my life."  "That's the charm of it,'.' she rejoin-  ed gleefully," "and the man who told  me about It (such a dear, dirty, old  fisherman he was) was fearfully afraid  * Borne One else would find it out; bo  don't betray me." And she hurried  away with a parting smile that made  the dusty ' oflce seem duller than  tvier when he got back to it and reluctantly commenced setting up His  editorials, for Mr. Snively constituted  the whole working force of Che Mini-'  tor., i  And his task, too, seemed harder  than ever,. after the interruption.  Thoughts of his pretty visitor Kept  intruding themselves into the midst ot  his most impassioned apeals to the  voters of Meiooglc.  How blue here eyes were and what  bewitching little ring:i of hair the wind  had blown up untter the big hat.  And then the fishing.  The editor of the Monitor shook his  head.    Could it ,be possible any man  d|lving could have a soul so lost to.  Ihonor as to'play a Joke on a woman  who looked like that.? It seemed impossible and yet Mr. Snively  was as'  sure<there wasn't a fish within a mile  of Patchang as be   was   that   there  wasn't a free silver man in Meloogic.  Perhaps then Mrs. Track was sitting  In that yawl vainly waiting for the  hite he felt certain she wouldn't get  If , she sat theretill the United,States  "got an honest government. And lie  was actually staying at-home and deliberately abandonintr a friend to such  a fate!  As this agonizing thought occurred  to Mr. Snively he dropped his type  and started for the^door. But once  there die paused and" slowly returned  to his form, only to find it more and  more impossible to keep his mind on  his work.       | ~      '-stijMU  At last he gave up In despair.  . Taking a hasty survey of what In'd  already accomplished he found his col.  lumns tolerably full, with the excep-,  tion of perhaps a single paragraph on  the local page. By hard work the following morning he might hope to set  up his pages and would trust to luck  for the missing paragraph.  Like all., fishermen, Mr. Snively was  a firm believer in luck.    lie was also  a mar. of action when he chose and  within five minutes of this calculation  be had locked up the editorial-depart-  ment,and was on bis way to Patchaflg  Lake^  When he reached that shallow sheet  ot water a little lady In blue serge  fl.nt'ln" a boat In the centre thereof,  with an expression ot virtuous indignation on her sunburnt features.  "What luck?" calhl the editor from  thtrshore.   "Luck!" cried ������be fair sportswoman,  dolefully,   "There'r, not enough valor  GEMS OFTHOUGHT  Evory day should be dlstingM'shoa  by at least one particular act of love,  ���������Lavatcr.  I think It Is going to Gcd with our  every want that he loves, the oftenor  wo go tho more we please him.���������Koso  Porter.  Alas! this time is never the time  tor self denial; it is always the next  time. AbUinence is always so much  more pleasant to contemojate upon  the other side of indulgence.^eorge  Macdonald. ���������'���������.''     jj  Most people dread, far more (<he r.o- ���������  c'.al frown which follows'the" doing of  something conventionally wrong than  they do the qualms of conse'ence  which follow, the doing of something  Intrinsically wrong.���������Herbert Spencer.  - That which is often asked of God,ia  not so much His will and way aa>Hlj  approval of our way.���������S. P. Smiley.  He that gives good admonition and)  had example builds with one hand and  pulls down with the-othef.'-^Wllliara  T.'Bacon JOU   ,  Do hot dhre to live without i������me  clear intention toward which your  living shall he bent. Mean to W&  something with all your might.���������Phillips Brooks. ���������  Silk worms, In Flamarlon's expel-  ments, have attained their maximum:  production in white,'red and blu������  light.  The   first two   planetoids In   190l>-  Were discovered, the one by the Austrian astronomer Paliga and the other  by Charlois of Nice.    ,'-.,���������*--.���������  Let us" lay hold of the happlr//|ss of  to-day. Do we not ��������� go throuifh life  blindly, thinking that someVfair tomorrow will bring us'the glft'wejEiss  to-day? * * * Know thou, m;5--hea t,  if thou, art not happy to-day'.' thou *.  shalt never.be happy.���������Anna RoberU  ��������� son Brown. .   ' ,-  No one has any right.to Jsupposa  that he "will do better by Riid by, unless he Is prompt to'seize'upo.i means  and plans for doing better.' vBetter  living and better service do not come  by chance; they ' are the ' result ot  thoughtful and earnest effort. W������  grow as we go. ' '  ,Of this be certain:" ~.     *  Time, as he' courses onward, still unrolls  fTfce volume ot'Concealment." In tbo-  future, -I.  As in the optician's' glassy cylinder,  The indistinguishable T)lotsvand col na   ���������  Of the dim past collect   and ��������� chap*  themselves,     '  Upstarting in their  'own   'completed  image . ��������� '-  ffo scare or to reward,  ��������� Caleridge.  I went to the woods '"because I  wished to,, live deliberately, to. front  only the essential facts of life.'and see  If I could'not learn*1 what it had to  teach, and not, when I'came to. die,  discover that I had not lived.���������Thor-  eau. ,.   .  Love Is like the' wild-rose briar;    '  Friendship like the" holly-tree,' v ,,  The holly is dark'when the rose-briar  . blooms', ' . ' '  Cut which will bloom . mi>*t constantly? ���������Emily' Bronte.  ' We do not judge of the acts of na^  ture as we do those of man.- If we did  nature would frequently be <sentenced  to death without beneilt.of clergy. Na-'  ture Is irresponsible, unaccountable  and Incomprehensible.  Olf." deem not they aro blest alone.  Whose lives a peaceful tenor kecpfl  Hie Power   who   pities   man' hath  shown ' ..."     a  I "K blessing for the eyes that weep.  ���������Wm. Cullen Bryant.  WORTH-KNOWING  in this lake to catch cold in, much let's  a fish. All I've got for my trouble is  l.mighty poor\oi>lnIou of fishermen in  general au-l otio duty ouo in particular."     '  "Como over here," said .Snively. "I  know,a pond not a thousand miles  away whera the fish bit? like mes^  nultoes. If you'll' try it \ think I can  raise your op'nlon of ilshetniefi be lore  I'm a day older." ,  "I can't," confessed the widow,  olusfiing with anger and mortification.  . 'I'm stuck���������in tbe mud."  One moment the man ot letters hesitated on-tho bank and then, with an  Inward prayer that he-might at leaat  be spared to get out that week's paper,  he waded boldly into the expanse or  treacherous mud that rolled between  him and beauty In distress.  The next morning tho editor walked  .Into tho Monitor office clad In hi(  Sunday clothes. With his accustomed  methodical neatness he pulled off his  coat, hung It behind' the door,- and  carefully drew over -his linen sleeves  a pair of black alpaca ones. Then he  lighted his pipe and took his place at  the form.  There, Just as he had left It, was the  vacant space at the end of the local  column still yawning for the missing  paragraph,  Mr. Snively ^garded It for a few  minutes reflectively���������then he took up _ _ ��������� _    _  h'ls pen, as a smile gradually spread      juxtaposed' hegagonai face'te.'"'":Those  Japan gets the most of-her salt from  Germany and China, the best coming  from Germany.    She makes a considerable quantity of her own from se������  _<wnter, _but_tho_aiV^l^fLP_0_5Ijl^   Nearly all of tho "pure olive oil'"  Imported Into this country is cottonseed oil made In tbe Southern States,  tent abroad and there refined and relumed to us as the pure product oj*  the Mediterranean olivo.  Argentine flour, which Is trying ten  make Its way into northern Brazil,  cannot compete with the American  product.  The palm trees of Venezuela conta'n  (arge silk-spinning spiders, making  white and yellow silk, but they cannot  lie used commercially, owing to tho  expense'of keeping the cpiders' Efa-  rated. If left together they will defy our each other.  Wasps oat honey, honey dew and the  Juice of fruits', hut they,also are carnivorous and live largely upon other  insects. Pollen of flowers they are nofc  supposed to use.  Commenting on the amount which a  epider actually consumed during twenty-four hours, Sir J. Lubbock . says:|  'At a similar rate of consumption a  mian weighing 1G0 pounds will refttiiro  a .whole fat steer for breakfast, i steer  and five'sheep for dinner, and for supper two bullocks, eight sheep and f^ur  Jiogs, and Just before retiring nearlyi  four barrels of fresh fiah."      , '  If we examine ������ fly's head with tho  microscope, we shall notice that It h.as  4 wo distinct kinds of eyes; large ones,  .placed on each side of the 'face, and  fllttle ones or "ocelli," disposed In triangular form on the vertex. The largo  eyes form two convex protuberances  nnd are composed of   a multitude ol  Itself over bio face until Itireached his  eyes,   It still llngere* there when a  little later he finished and paused to-;  Rlance over his work.  What lie read wos tils: i  "The editor of    the   Monitor,   artnr  many ycatG of bachelorhood, has had  the good fortune to Incur the risk and  responsibilities    of   matrimony.      He  was Kan led this morning to Mis. Ge-'t-  rude Tracy ot Einv, cottage and a^kt.  lhe congratulations and ,-;ood wishes o!  hla flubscrlbpra4liiii this the   happiest  hour of his life."���������ICdrar Temple Field  (n Chlcngo Times Herald, ,;,.  facets appear to be about four,thou-  cand'ln number; they aro not'of the  lamp size, thofjo of the upper part being oneM one-thousandth of Lan inch in  diameter and those of tho lower pari  only about one two-thousandths ot an,  inch. . , h  In olden days, when tea'was a rare-  and precious.- Itlxury, silver strainers  were used, Into which the exhausted  leaves wore put when tlioy ttacl been  veil wateieil and drained, .They w.~re  cfteiwaul-eaten with sugar on buad  nnd butter. Tills fact ib rccowlp,] bv  Sir .Walter Scott in "St. JKouuu'a.  (Well." -wi-iM- trt^MBwamaaa^^  hS&n^iSeiiiflLii  ������rf^^^.r^g!^^^ak^-^^^yite������g^g^jil  .pi  r  Mainly About People.  1 'A visitor to an asylum recently saw a  loan capering along the hall nstride of a  ���������tick. "Ah, ha!" said lie, wishing to he  pleasant, "I see you are having a fine  ride on your hoisc." "This isn't u horse,"  answered tlio lunatic, contemptuously.  "Not a horse���������what is it, thenl" "it's u  hobby," was the rcplvj *'if it wus a  horse I could get off."  A long-winded visitor once asked Bismarck how he got rid of visitors who  bored hiin. "Why,-* said the chancellor,  smiling, "I liave an arrangement with  my wife. When people stay loo long,  she sends a servant to say that she  need3���������me." At that moment entered a  sen-ant, saying that the princess would  ���������peak with" the chancellor. Uisimirek  gravely made lus excuses, aud the bote  his exit. v  A small boy in a Victoria County school  Wits asked by his teacher to write what  he knew a'bout the peace in South Africa.  Kosult: "The Unci a fought ng.iinst Kng-  ' land, and Colonel llughco went to Africa  and fought tlicm. Uy-nnd-by excryoue  thought it time to stop, but the Pueis  wouldn't. So Colonel Hughes, who had  corns luck home, sent word he would go  and fight them ag.un H they would not  ���������,- make pence, and they did, providing he  would be'tlicii Governoi." Which is  about.us tiuc as many accepted chapters  ��������� of history.  A committee once called.pn Wu Ting-  fang to request him to address a society  connected with one of the fashionable  churches of Washington. Casual mention was made of the fact that the  youthful pastor of the church had recently resigned, to enter upon a new  field if labor on the Pacific Const. "Why  did he resign?" asked Mr. Wu. "Because  he had received a call to another church',"  was the reply. "What salary did you  pay himi" "Four thousand" dollars."  "\Yhat is his present salary?" "Eight  thousand dollars." "Ah!" said the disciple of.Confuciusj-"a \ciy loud call!" " '  Six-yoar-old Tommy was sent by his  eldest b'slcr to the grocei's to buy u  ���������y jiound of lump sugar. Alter the propiie-  tor of the shop had seixod tlie'li������ile lad,  )ie engaged Tommy in conversation.  '���������Tommy," said he, "I understand thcie.  is a new member of your family?" "Yes.  sii." replied the boy, "I've got a little  biother." ."Well, how.do you like that,  he;.':" onquhed l\\r grocer. "Don't like  it nt all,'" said Tommy';" "rather have'a  little "sister." -'���������Then" why don'i you  change him, Tommy?"' "Well, wc would  if we could; but I don't'suppose we can.  You sec, we hive us:J. huu foar days  now!" .    .     .  Dr. Henry Vnr? Dyke iclls a story of  nn old Irishman who was engaged ia the  business oi chicken-raising near -Princeton. One flay a Uavcling man expressed  suipri3e at the use of so much cornmcal  at fecdiiig-tinic, and-suggestcd that the  meal1'be mixed with sawdust, insisting  that the hens would not know the difference. A fen 'months i.vler the traveling man was again in the community,  anil he asked if the new diet had been  tiicd, nnd what the result litld been, 'lit  works beautifully," was the reply. "See  that old yellow hen? Well, I tried her  on half-and-half .and she liked it so well  I changed it to nllsawdust, and the'last  time she hatched/ three of the chicks  had wooden legs and a'-fourlli "was 'a  woodpeckei." v     . -^ ;  Gcoiee*SUckney, w~ho lives in Lancaster, Kew-Hampshire. ha3 a. boy who is  coining along like a thicc-yeai-old irol-  tev under training. Mr. Stiekney asked  the superintendent of schools when it  would be advisable to send the boy to  scnool. The superintendent said that  the fall.Ieiin would ba a good time, but  advised Mr. Stiekney-toJtteaeh the^lad.  that two anil two make four and liow  the letters of the nlphahcf urn 'before?  he let him out. A short time afterward  the superintendent met the boy and  asked him if he knew his letters: "Sure,"  said the boy. "Well, sir,-what is-tho  first letter." "A," was the answer. "Correct," said the supeiintcndent.' "Now  what comes after A?" "All the rest of  tho push," said the boy.  Amongst the stories now coming out  of young King Alfonso's recent tour of  Spain is the following: At the cathedral  of the old town of Ovicdo, the bishop  was! showing the king the .jewels, one of   tliese__beiiig _aii_' ancient^ Gothic;    cross  called the Angels' "Cross,"-"Why" is it-  called so?" enquired Spain's sixteon-vcar-  old monarch. "Because, it is said, replied tho bishop, "the imgels made it as  a reward for Alfonso the Chaste.".  "That's all very "well," remarked Alfonso;  "but what foundation have you for this  belief?" "None,,sire. The time of.legends is past." 'Further on the ^bishop  called the king's'atLenlioii to a" small  antique chest which was locked. Tradition says' that-;whoever opens, this chest  * will die suddenly. " Th'e king,- with''the  abruptness of youth, exclaims, "Well! I  don't mind opening it."v And the bishop,  imitating tho^ndependont spirit of the  sovereign, ans.wcred: "Kei^her do I, your  majesty; nnd.^f I have failed,to do so  before it is because���������the Icey is missing!"  "Not-Miss Diana."  Sir John.. Sinclair, in "his time  one of the "foremost men " in ��������� Scotland, lived ,at Edinburgh, and his  house there, some forty yeara ago, was  the home of his four daughters, all noticeably tall women. They made up, as  the father said, about "four and twenty  feet of daughters." A good but not a  romantic story is told of one of them,  in connection-with Lord Glasgow, who,,  when dining one'day-with Sir John," told  his host that he had made up his mind  to be married.  "I'have decided,'" said he, "after careful consideration, that I cannot do better than to secure the hand of one ot  your daughters,"  Sir John bowed,  and    expressed his  ?raliludc for the CQmpliment. "And mny  ask, Lord Glasgow,", said he, "which ol  my daughters' has attracted your  choice?" '"L"  "That, Sir John," returned his lordship, "I leave entirely to you. I feel  that your knowledge -of your daughters  will enable you to make a far wiser selection than I could mnke."  "Your prudence Is highly to your credit," said the'father, "Let us join tho  ladies upstairs, and I will at onoe indicate to you, in a manner you will understand, the choice which 1 udviBO you to  make."  They walked upstairs to tho dm wing-  room, but just ns llioy were about to  enter one touch' of ���������nature asserted itself. Lord Uliistrow plucked nt tho tail  of Sir John's coiit.  "One moment, Sir John!" said he.  "Not Miss l>lunnl"  Sir John bowed, and they entered tho  room. A gesluro indicated Miss Julia,  Mid the matter was settled.  Interesting; Items.  The Westminster "Gazette" states  that a company with a capital oi a million dollars is being formed to turn out  whiskey and wine in tho fonn of compressed tablets.  New England critics have noted that  in his recent speech at Boston, President  Roosevelt begun thirteen sentences with  "now," used the phrase "have got" for  "must" eleven times, and wound up by  splitting an infinitive. This they think  unpardonable for a President of the  United States and a graduate of Harvard.  ������  The official executioner of Tokio died  recently. His death was curtous in itself, and considering his profession, was  little shoit of reninlkab'.c. lie was c. 033-  inga lailwnv truck near Tokio when he  was run doVn_by a fast express. The  body was found by the tinck' with the  head as neatly decapitated as nuy which  had been cut oil by the oliieial executioner himself. Otherwise theie was not  a. maik on the 'body.  A masterpiece of cr,r.son>hip was re  cently perpetrated by the Turkish censor  Nischan lill'cndi, on the occasion of the  production of Shakcspemc's "Othello" at  Constantinople. He "corrected" the drama so thoioughly as to leave hardly a  trace of the original. Among other  words, he expunged "Cyprus," giving ingenious reasons for this correction. "Cyprus," he said, "is a Turkish island; it  would he politically unwise to send Otfh-  'ello to Cyprus, because the territoiial  integrity of Turkey is guaranteed by  treaties. Why not put, instead of Cyprus, some Greek island, such as Corfu?'"  And thus it came to pass that, from respect to' the Treaty of Paris, Othello had  to go to Corfu!  A remarkable and important expedition is in preparation at Seattle. United  States manufacturers have combined to  send u. steamship, laden with samples oi  their productions, to Russia, China, Japan, Austialia and South "Afi ica to show  foreign merchants what they have tc  sell and to become acquainted with the  sort of goods in demand. Mr. Prank 0  Carpenter has advocated this plan in lit-  ���������extensive correspondence for a Bostoi ���������  contemporary, and it is to be carric.  out liberally. The effect upon trade will  ���������the coiintues whose principal ports an  visited by the expedition is expected'U  be immediate and far-reaching.  Bright Sayings of Elbert Hubbard.  Talk less and lislen more.  Be gentle and keep your voice low.    -  The mouth'indicates the flesh; the eye  ths soul. .  A bird in the bush is,worth two on'i  woman's bonnet.  It is only in prosperity that we throw  our friends overboard.  Cultivate poise. Before you. can influ  ���������nee others you must govern yourself.  Many a man's reputation would not  know hi3 character if they met on tin  ���������troet. -  Strong people aro not so much advei  tisetl by their loving friends as by thcii  rabid enemies.  ' The heroic man- docs not pose; lit  leaves that for the man who wishes tc  he thought heroic.  A retentive memory is a groat thing  but the ability lofoigct is the true tok  ,,cn of greatness.  } People aie always asking mo to foi  low tlieir advice, but they seldom tcl  which way it went.  ITo who influences, the thought of hi'  times inllucnccs_all 'tlio timqs that foi  ,Iow.   He has made his impress on cter  ''nity.  It docs not make much difference wlial  a man studies���������all knowledge 13 related  and the man who studies anything, il  he keeps at it, will become learned.  We desire nt lonst a modicum ol  intolleclual honesty, and the man whe  shulhcs his opinions in oidcr to match  ours is scon through quickly. We want  none of him.  Mbtlief"jSriilure"is"kiiidrand-if she deprives us of ono thing .she gives us another���������happiness seems to be melcd on I  to each nnd all in equal portions. The  man pushing a wheelbarrow sleeps ns  soundly anu will live as long as the man  in the automobile. ,  " Am'cricnnitis' i3' on the increase, tin  wise ones say.- Americanitis comes froir  an intense desire to "git thai" and an  awful'fear that you cannot". Tho ounci  of ���������prevention'.is to'cut down your cair  ing list, play tng-with the children and  let the world slide. Kcmember that youi  real wants aro-not marry���������a few hours'  woik a day will supply your needs-  then y.ou are safe-iroin Americanitis and  doathat the top; '':''*   -   '* '���������  "My sheep know my "voice." Clothes  may , deceive, manners may lie, and  words may he|������ised:"to conce'al your pin-  pose; but the voice is the true index ol  the soul., Fcople who'arc vulgar 'way  dress correctly and speak grammatically,  but they continue cither to screech or  purr, "the clear, low, musical modulation belongs only to the men and women  who Think and Peel. To possess a beautiful voice you must.be genuine.  The "desire for the expression of sentiments and emotions i9 very much akin  to sex. -Each is-a reaching out for perpetuation, a bid'for immortality, a protest against extinction". The gratification of an artistic sucee.ss is the finest  intoxication that conies to mortal. But  like all pleasures it"tmust be shared to  bo complete. "Wheujl have sung well,"  said Patti, "ana the, curtain is rung  down, I want Some Oiie just, to take me  in his arms and tell me- it was good���������I  don't care so much for the applause of  tho audience."  The success of every great man hinges  right, on that ono thing���������to pick your  men to.do the work. 'I ie efforts of any  one man count for so soiy little! It all  depends on' tho selection and mniiago  ment of men to cniry out your plans  In every successful concern, whether it  be bunk, school, factory, steamship com  puny or railroad, the spirit of one nun  runs Ihiough und uiilnmlcs lhe enliic in  ���������tiluLioii. The success or failure of tin  enterprise turns on "the menial, mora-'  ������.nfl spiiilunl qualities ol this one man  Aud tho lender who can imbue am nrmj  ol workers with a Bpirit of earnest lldeli  ty to duly, an unswerving desire to do  (ho thing Unit should be done, and nl-  way* with animation, kindness, courtesj  r.Jia good cheer must bo ranked as ono  of the great men of the earth.  Interesting- Items.  The experiments made on the roads  nerfr Saint Germain and Versailles with  sprinkling crude petroleum to prevent  duet are highly successful, and will be  largely extended to other routes near  Paris, Lyons, Nice and Marseilles.  According to "La Vie lllustrec," the  last surviving witness of the Battle of  Waterloo is Mine. Marie Thercsc Dupuis,  now living at Ohnpelle-lez-Herlaimont,  near Charlcioi. The old woman recently  celebrated her one hundredth birthday.  She Ihcs with her two sons. The ages  of the three of them total two hundred  nnd forty-five year3. Mine. Dupuis wa3  the daughter of a small farmer named  Roland.  The Swiss have been stirred to hitter  wrath by the inpidiiy with which motor-  cais caieer along their loads. Formal  inslruclions have been given to the police that when a motorist docs not slow  down and submit to arrest, the next police station along his route shall be  warned by telephone, nnd "obstacles  shall he placed in the load to nricst his  piogicss."  ��������� In the concluding scene of a piece  called "The Bandit-,," at the London  Hippodrome, a mill is blown up with  dyu-amito, letting loose a mighty lush of  -water, which falls down in a cataract  the height of the stage and sweeps away  a bridge ju-,t as a coach and four horses  .attempt to cross, carrying horses, coach  and occupants into the laging torrent.  It is the most marvelous piece of realism  ever seen in London.  The remarkable disclosure that one oi  the ancient Roman statuettes in the  museum at Vienna is found to be indis'-*  putably made from the worn-out mouthpieces of pipes and cigar-holders, will  send a shock through all the cabinets-  (with a small c) in Europo. It is now-  asserted'that the majority of the antique  works of ait of this description-are thr  woik of contemporary- Greeks} who ap  pear to have made this unsavory indus  try theirs. .    -  Hal lie Erminie Rives, the authoress  recently assumed editorial charge of n  daily paper of Atlantic City" for one is  sue, tho receipts of the day's sales goinc  to aid the Atlantic City Hospital, tjonif  remaikable stories aie told of her labors'  She conscripted a staff of special writeiq  and, it is said, detailed a prominent pas  tor to report a ball, a musician of intei  national reputation to do the police  court, and a political boss to write an  article denouncing the coriupt method-  of modern elections.  Carlcton F. nodge, editor of the "In  dependent" of Assumption, 111., is threat  died with prosecution by a prominen'  official of the St. Joseph Savings BanV  at South Bend, Ind., for piinting th-  Bible in his newspaper. Editor Hodgf  says he proposes to continue to use a  chapter of the Bible each week, despiti  this threat. At this Tate it will taki  moreHhan fifty years to complete thi  publication. "It is to chapters of Genesii  and Deuteronomy that the bank oflioin'  objects," said Hodge. "He wrote me f  letter saying there were spots nnd place:  in the Bible thnit were not fit to be put  before the public for perusal. For im  part I consider tdiait anything th'at i-  lit to bo tho basis of Chiistiaiuty and 1i'  be taught to children in Sunday schools  is good enough to be submitted to news  paper readers along with news items o!  the day."  A Little Study tn Expression.  "Life."  i Brother Smoothly���������Ah, yes, brethren  and sisters, I feel to-night that I ought  to confess, in the words of the apostle,  that I_nm "the iliief-of-sinners,���������and������������������  %&&&  Who said "Amen?"  Not a Satisfactory Answer.  "Dearie, I didn't know that wheal  could be harvested in the winter time,  and yet' I see in this newspaper something about the price of Jnnuaiy wheat.  When I was a girl on the fmm the wheat  always ripened in July or Aunii-'l.'' and  her face wore a tioubled look as she laid  down the paper in which she had happened to glance at the market report-,  while looking for the society gossip.  "Wheat doesn't ripen in January now  any more thnn it did when we were  young, my love," replied her husband.  "The lcrm3 you refer to do not mean thai  the wheat ripened in January, but that  it was sold for delivery in that mouth.  It was harvested in July, just as it used  to be, stoied, and kept for use nt some  future time. The supply thus accumulated is then sold to various buyers,  some of whom want il delivered in one  month nnd others in other months.  Sales thus made arc called 'futures,' and  form the basis of much of the gambling  that takes place on 'Change."  "How interesting! Now tell me what  'squeezing the shorts' means."  lie mused a moment, and then realizing the impossibility of properly explaining the term in his limited time, said:  "You nre much shpilcr than I, you  know. Well, when I put my arms  around vou I 'squeeze a short:' sec?"  "Oh, indeed! Well, if that's what you  men do on 'Change it accounts for your  dc%otion to bu-,iue������s."  And he realized that he had made a  mistake.  To know mankind is ensy; but to  comprehend any on������ man or woman is  impossible.  Forgot Where He Had Found  Golr1.  "There's a man with a hard luek  story beside which our troubles  look like 30 cents," said one human derelict to another ns they stood  in front of a cheap lodging-house. The  man to whom he refeired had just  emerged from the building. He slouched  along in a despondent way, with down-  east eyes, stooped shoulders nnd that  look of resigned hopelessness peculiar to  those who have long been well-nigh penniless nnd never expect to be anything  else. As he disappeared into a neighboring saloon; the man who had pointed him  out to his companion resumed his story,-  "1 knew .that fellow, well when wc  were both p'rosp'octing for gold in South,  western Aii/.ona. lie, like most of us,  had been at it n long time without having any luck, and was down to hnid  pan, when one day he suddenly turned up  with a bunch of nuggcLs ricu enough in  gold to make your eyes pop out of your  head, lie stalled in to whoop it up, and  whoop it up he did until his stake was  gone. Meanwhile he had told enough to  convince us all that ho had found a  bonan7a, but no amount of persuasion  would induce him even to hint at its location. About the lime he went broke  the 'rot gut' he'd been drinkin' got in it-,  work and he had the 'Willies' as bad as  I ever saw a man havo 'em. 'When he  came to, his memory was gone. Not a  single event in his past could he recall  for months, when some portions of it  began to come slowly back to him. Tho  location of his bonanza, where nuggets  of the richest kind could be picked up  from the surface, could never again be  recalled by him, not even a general idea  -as to its direction, and'to this day it remains among the many lost gold mines  of that locality." "  "Gee, that's enough to make a man  swear off forever, and I'd do it if I  thought I could remember where there  is a gold mine," said the second derelict  _R3 he and his companion followed the  "man with a history" into tifo-.saloon.  A Legend.  The following Oriental legend is not  ���������without its application in the West:  There was once a youthful dude named  Ali Hamid, and another of the same  genus named Abou Ben Aka.  They met one day in the street, and  Ali Hamid enquired of the other where  he was going.  "To the Grand Mosque," he replied,  "for this is the day when rich and pool  alike go thither to implore the mercy of  the Prophet."  ,"I am going there, loo," said Ali Hamid, hut first I must find a beautiful horse  richly capaiisoncd in order to cut a good  figure."  "I envy you," said Ben Aka, "for I am  so ciippled witli debts that I am compelled to go as humbly,.as possible, to lei  my creditors see that I am retrenching.'"  "My dear friend," replied Ali Hamid  "my creditors are quite as pressing a=  yours, and it is precisely for their benefit that I am going to make myself ns  gorgeous as possible to-day."  They both went to'the Mosque, tlu  -one modestly on foot, and the other riding upon a magnificent high-stepper.  "Ah!" said'the creditors. "Ben Akf-  is evidently in a bad way. Only sec whal  he" has come-down lol" And, ihej  promptly had him arrested for debt.  On the other hand, they decided thai  Ali Hamid must have come into money,  nnd detcimincd to leave him. alone foi  tho piesent.  The moral is that, although it is nc  crime to bo poor, it is something ven  like one to appear so.  His Impropriety.  They were nlone. Far away across the  wide, beautiful park that surrounded hoi  father's mansion they could sco the  stately walls of the noble building.p'ecp-  ing from among the "trees."It was "an  ideal spot for the confession that ho"  longed to make.       ���������' 'f- --'���������' ���������' ���������  Behind them the high iron fence completely covered with swect-scontod vinos  shut them oil" from the great, unroinnn-  tic woiIt] mul made their seclusion sure  and complete.  "What a glorious afternoon it 13," he  "said_nt"last^as-licr-fi������gei3-stole-into-liis  hand.  "Ah, it is heavenly," she sighed, looking up out of her big, soulful eyes nt  him.  "How I wish," he snid, '/that it might  last forever and that you and I might  remain here alone together through all  eternity."  "Henry!" she exclaimed, drawing away  from him. "How can you say such a  thing?"  There wn3 a frightened look in her  eyes; hcrt beautiful red lips were parted  as if in. fear and her whole splendid form  seemed to be filled with a biidden emotion of tciror.  "DaTling," he replied, "forgive mc if I  have said anything that is wiong. But  what is it? How have I overstepped the  bounds of propriety? Tell me���������tell me,  my loved one, that 1 may undo my  wrong."  "Ah, dearest," she said, nestling upon  his breast and sobbing for joy. "I knew  ���������IJ knew you could not mean it/ If we  were to remain here through nil eternity  I could not establish a residence in South  Dakota and get my divorce, you see.  And think how Jmproper it would be for  us to be here alone while I was the wife  of another man."���������Chicago paper.  The Astute, Salesman.  An astute snlesninn was enjoined by  his employer to be strictly honest���������but  to sell goods.  Next dny the salesman displayed some  new fabrics, saying to the lady Bhoppcrs:  "Here is some calico that looks just  like silk." But they turned up their  noses scornfully.  The following day he said to the ������ame  shoppers:  "Hero is some silk that is mndo to  look like calico." And they bought every yard of it.  This shows us that wc should use due  judgment as to which end of a truth In  first presented.���������''Judge."  Last week a man entered lhe enfe of  one of the old hoi is ' in New York,  called for u glass of hi.indy, drank it and  fell dead. The vcidict was death from  .heart disease; but the incident recalls  the story of poor Frank IJrowcr, to  whom a new baikoppcr at the Metropolitan Hotel snid, ".lust p.'iv for that bran  dy before you'diink it!"   "W-w-whnt?"  stammered"Browcr; "is it ��������� ��������� '" '������������������'---  Mainly About People.  Lord Roscbcry has a great deal of social tact. Once he sat next.^tp,a-..tenant-  farmcr at his estate dinner, and the  confiding man whispered to the host,  when the ice pudding was brought: "Tho  pudding lias becir.frozim.*' 5Tne"ex-Pre-  mier, thanking the'farmer,-nnd looking  surprised, called to a waiter, said something, and then, turning to the fanner  again, said: "They tell mc tho pudding  has been frozen on purpo������c!"  A Georgia justice lecently married a  runaway couple ���������-wlio ' diovo up to his  house nnd. went'through the eeiemony  without descending from the cairiage.  When tlic'ceromony was over, the gioom  fumbled in his pockets and fished up  thirty-six cents. "Jedge," lie siid, "this  here's all the money 1 got in the woild.  Ef you've a mind to lake it, you km;  but I'll s-iy now that I done set it asido  for the honeymoon expenses."  A dandy officer, who had nn unfortunately effeminate la-ito in tiillcs, e.une  to Kitchener one day, bringing a dainty  silk handkerchief upon which, in accordance wilh a picvailing fashionable fad,  he desired him to inscube his autograph.  Lord Kitchener took the hnndkci chief  and remarked: "This is doubtless your  sister's handkerchief?" "No," replied!  (he dandy, smiling amiably, "it is mine."  Lord Kitchener handed it back without  writing on it, only enquiring as he did  so, with nn air of serious interest: "And  what sized hairpins do you wear?"  A' man was traveling in the smoking  compartment of a railway carriage a  little while back, and at a certain station  a German entered the carriage and took  his seat opposito him. When the train  had started the foreigner, noticing the  other's cignr, enquired if he could give  him one. The Englishman, astonished  at the request, reluctantly pulled out his  case, and saw with disgust the other select the best he could find, and lake a  match from his pocket and light it. After taking a few pulls with evident enjoyment, the German, beaming at hi->  companion through his spectacles, affably  continued: "I vould not haf dinublcd  j-ou, but I had a match in inein boggit,  und I did not know vat to do mit it."  A youthful nHomey secured a verdict j  What the King Can't Do.  ��������� There is one thing, says the Marquis*  De Fontcnoy, which .King Edward can*  not do, and that is iborrow books from  the world-famed Bodleian library at Oxford, which is just celebrating the 300th  anniversary of its opening in 1002. One  of the statutes strictly prohibits tho  loan of the books. Charles I. is on record as having, while at Oxford, sent a  request to the library, for the loan of a  volume, the request being endorsed by  the Vice-Chancellor of the university.  Thereupon the libiarian went to tht  King and showed him the statutes,  "which, being read, the King would not  have the book, saying that it was fit  that the will and statutes of the founder should be religiously obscr-, ed." The  same steps were taken when Oliver  Cromwell wished to borrow a manuscript for the Portuguese Ambassador,  and the "lord protector" of the brief-lived Republic of Great Britain and Iie-  land was also pleased to acquiesce in the  statutes, w"lnle "commending the prudence of the founder."  YOU MAKE A V.\  ji-->i.c   .  Gems For the Dictionary.  A correspondent has been examining  the German dictionary included in Dr.  Fcllci'3 world-wide series, and lias dug  some gems therefrom. Thousands ol  people' (see preface) are solemnly speak  ing English of this type:���������  "Have you had ^a good dormancy?"  "No, I was too'much disturbed by a  dmgonet that went apitpat round my  head."  "That is a pituitous thing, but perhaps you will not he too wearish to drail  yourself to the shops?"  "I will not get up."  "Then I will give you a shog."  'Tfehall screak if you do, and be fret-  ty nil lhe afternoon. I will not be tactile but froppish, and that will niak������  you frenctie."  "I am sorry. I did not mean to make  you sulcatcd, but I think all the sam������  'you are lather a droil, all this gradient  won't do, yon had much better come oul  of  this confinity into the sun,  if not  in favor of the Irishman  charged with j you will be'quite d-eslbated."  murder, on the giound of temporaiy in- |      "I will my friend, and will feel gratu-  sanity.   lie did not meet his client again I latoiy to you for lazc-ing mo."  for scveiiil months, when the following j  lemarks weie exchanged between them:  "Well, Pat, isn't it about time you gave  me'that extra ?200?" "Faith, an' whal  two hoondred is thbt?" "The $200 you  promised if I saved that worthless neck  of yours." _"Sure, an' did Oi'promise  that? Oi don't ramimber." "Why, P.it,  you promised it to me." Pat scratched  his head for a minute, and then with.a  smile outlawed the,.claim with the remark: "Oh, well, hut ye know Oi was  crazy thin."  The man who is seeking for a pertin  ent illustration is wise if lie turns to i he  Bible; for there is matter for our light  as well as for our scriou3 arguments.  When Mr. J. J. Hill, the president of the  Great Northern, started out from New  Yoik lately with a paity of friends,  there was great curiosity as to tho destination1 and object of the cruise. The  public thought it had a right to know,  but when it asked Mr. Hill, ho only  smiled, aud replied, vaguely: "Labradoi."  "But, Mr. Hill,'" said one of his interviewers, "do you mean thai your cruise  has no definite end? Can't you even  sav when it will terminate?" "No," Slid  ���������Mr. Hill, with a smile. "This cruise is  just like the widow's cruse of oil. It  will last just .is long as it needs to; and  it won't 'be wasted, either."  In Montserrat the  .though colored, speak with a brogue  This has been an Hibernian island over  since Cromwell used it as a place of exile  for lcbels. The exiles followed the fashion of the lime in forcing the populace  into slavery, and tho descendants "of  these slaves, who arc, of course, free,  are now engaged in making lime-juice  and talking Irish. A sailor from Cork  landed one day at the principal port,  and fell into convcisaLion with a parlicu-  laily black longshoicnmn.' The newcomer was filled with astonishment nt  the familiar speech. "An' how long havo  ye/, been in tiiis place?" he asked the  ncgio. "Sure an' it's two months since  I came over,"' said the oilier, meaning  that he had crossed from the other side  -of-the-Mand. JJiWc)l."_rcplied the Irish-  inan, "if it makes a d.iciut man look-  like yous in two months, here's what's  goin' back to Ireland be tho next ship!"  Sir Henry Irving's dicsscr at the Lyceum Theater is a young man who was  recommended for the position by Clark-  son, the wig-niakor for the theatrical  world of London. Soon after his engagement Claikson noticed that ho did  not get as many ortlcin for wigs fiom  Sir Henry as he foimerly did, and suspected that the young man sent from  his establishment had something to do  with it. One day, seeing him .going by  hia shop with a bandbox, he culled him  ��������� lift       '        _ ..-     _n|, Tnr*    CJlw      1Tnnt>ii'd  The only thing it suggests is the Whit*  Knight in "Alice in Wonderland," and  the comparison brings up the question,  Is it n gigantic hoax perpetrated -by  an Anglophone who wishes to increase  the misunderstanding between the two  nations?���������London Chronicle.  Two Young Men.  Once on a Time there were Two Young  Men, each of whom Bought an Automobile, says Carolyn Wells in Tho Smart  Set.  One Young Man, beirg of a Bold and  Audacious nature, said :���������  "1 will make my Machine go. Fast,  that I. will break all Previous Records."  Accordingly, -he did so, and he Flew  through the Small Towns like a Red  Dragon Pursuing his Trey.  Unheeding all Obstacles in his Mad  Career, his Automobile ran into a Wall  of Rock, and was dashed to Pieces.  Also, the Young Man was killed.  -The Oilier Young Man. being of  Timorous and Caicful Disposition, started off with great Caution, and Rode ni  a Slow Pace, pausing now, nnd then,  Lest he might Run into Something.  The Result was that T'n'o Automobile  and an-Ico Wngsor. r.tn into him ft "in  populal ion,  al- J behindfspotiing    his    Car    and    Killing the Cautious Young Man.  Morals:���������This Fable  leaches Us,  The  More Haste The Less Speed, and Delay  Are Dangerous.  What Could Hanna Tell ?  Walter Wellman, a well-known United States journalist,, in an article in  Collier's Weekly, says:���������"'J he operators  gave out some statements to the New  Yoik newspapers In which they declared  tho Civic Federation had done more  harm than good in the strike, and intimating Hint-Mr. Hanna would do better not to nii-c politics with labor qu s-  lions. Hanna wns indignant, lie callcj  up Geoigc W. Perkins, forking told  JI.-iiiiiiv_not_lo_jiiiiHl^vJmt_J.hc_rniluad  Presidents were baying���������to let it pas>,'  'But I do mind, and I won't let it pass,'  replied llnnnn. 'Poikins, 1 want to serve  notice on these men, through you, that  if I ever see another lin/> like that in the  papers coming from them I will go t������  New York, call amccLing of labor piopli  at Cooper Union, nnd I'll give the full  hislory of this coal strike. Vou know  what that means.' Air. Perkins pas-ed  the word on toj-he Presidents, and they  havo not uttered a word in criticism ol  Hanna or the Civic Federation si-.cc."  Wellmun wrote this just before th������  strike was settled, and while Hinna him-  in.    "So 'you  arc  making Sir  Henrys   .SG][ wj, striving to bring ab-,ut an un  wigs, are you?'' he asked sharply,     lo.s, j dcrstanding.   It'has not been lost sight  sir, sometimes."    "I suppose you h.iro      -   ���������  one,in there now," pointing to the bos.  "Let mc sec it."   The wig was produced.  "So you call    that  a wig,  do   'you?"  sneered   the irritated   wig-maker.'  "Do  you mean  to tell mo tli.it you believe  that thing looks like a wig?"   "No, s r,  I don't!" retorted the nettled sev>ant.'  "1 mean to sny as it looks likc,the''air  of the 'uman 'end."  A New Ear.  Surgeons ut the Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, me much gratified  over the success of the opeinlion performed on Alexander Hammond, by  which the latter was piovidcd with a  jicw ear. The mnn hns just returned  to his home in Malvoin, Penn,, well  satisfied with modem surgery.  Hammond had his left car frozen  about four years ago. A cnncciotm  growth developed, and three weeks ago  ho was sent by his family physician, Dr.  Cm lis, to *ho Picsbyfcrian Hospital.  Tlio car was amputated, leaving only a  stump.  Dr. Henry AVhitrton of the hospital  stair then made an incision back of the  car slump nnd lifted up a flap of skin  in the shape of a peninsula, with the  conneel'on just a'fc the Toot of the car.  The flap was-then-moulded in to the  fihapo ot an car and hewed up to place.  of, however, and several newspaper*  across the line arc suggesting that much  might be forgiven if Mr. Hanna told tho  whole story anyway. Some of them regret that the operntors did not adopt  towards him that lofty air of patronizing condescension which invariably chir-  actoris-cd-'tlieir dealings with Mr. Mitchell,- In which case there is litt'e doubt  that Mr. Hanna would not have displayed the same skilful, shrewd,-and in the  end triumphant, tactics of the strike  leader. His methods might in the end  have been successful, but they would  have been more ponderous, and rough���������  very rough. The operators are to be  blamed for not giving Hanna an opportunity to tell nil he knows, and he knowt  a lot evidently.  t~-t-. -���������IT ���������    '  Oh, may I write a verse to you.  The ardent lover cried���������  No need ; I am averse to you,  The maiden proud replied.  ���������St. Paul Despatch.  "Sary Ann," sighed the Higgins boy In  tremulous tones, "if I git a red ear at  the buskin' bee to-nigbt I'm a-goin* to  do' sornethin'."  "Are ye ?" asks Sary Ann.  "l.bc."  "What aro yc a-goln to do?"  "If 1 git a red car I'm n-goin' to ta*������  a kiss I'm you."  "If you take a kiss f'm  me," ai<ert������  The' place whore the flap had" been" w.-s ' Sary .^nii, giving her head a saucy tosa  covcied by pulling the skin up over it. j "you kin be sure thai you II git two red  ears  right away."���������Judge.  taneoiiB in ita effects?"  The opointion is called in smgical parlance n "plastic operation."  ���������TIib man wns able to leave the hosyi-        Witlcss-  tftl in a little over two weeks. The lin������pi-    ublishinp  tal surgeons say that the opcintiou i������ * | for the Indians  so in-in-instan.    rare one, nnd in this ease resulted very j      Wngg���������Will,  't  ,   successfully.  ���������I see "He Government is *������  free   barber  shops   out   west  M you thlsk that the more y~n tsi _  lhe fatter a������d stroarjr you beome-.j  If you think tial  the more bcu-i  a  child studies at school the fa&ss. *.. ���������  be will learn.   ?  In conolndlnK that pxtc'sc t���������'���������-���������:  healthful, tbe rrore violent <r :-  haustlne It Is the more sood it will rl .    -  In imagining that every hour takc> -  trom sleep ti an hour giraed.  In thinking that the smallest r-T^ -  in ths hoiu* hi larg* enough to slcc^  la.  In advising another to take a r**~-  ri'y which you have tried on your-eU  without special inquiry whether al'-  the cor.ilit1 one are al ke.  In eating without rv.y ?rPs'it~, TT  rorMrrire;  te>  eat  af.er  it   his   L or-,���������'  san^f-d. merely to p:?r fy ine tr.sf;  <>uof i.ad sent a    f' .v trr-j in'n   t r,   -  v." l'.fi.  ready booted  and  ������">u rjd.  t>  - ile, 'Pd a million, r-ady Eaddle; a C -  In.'.:-!, to be ridden."  ' r<_ i'Ops of genius aro nor" 'n't v'i.  v.ai  than  any other people   an l  l������5r  carr.ble, consequently, of fitting theii���������  selves,  without hurtful    comp-cs io',.  into any ot   the small    numbers    o:  moulds which society provides In cruder to save Its members the trouble c: ;  torming their own  characters.'*   -  "If there la no nobility o'. de-c-'-V-  all the mora Indispensable is It tea;  there should b* nobility of   ascent���������=>.  character In them that bear ra'e so*-,  fine and high and pure, that as nra.-L  come within the circle of lbs Influcncc-  they involuntarily pay homag? to-that  ���������which is the one pre-eminent tdistlnc--  tlon, the Toyatty of virtue.".  It is easier to preach t>.in ti S1*"?-  tratein  one'e.llfe  the.doctrines fVi*-  eet forth.   Tha best set r-ion���������'-he o   .t=-  one that leaves no roon. hr.s 5:1   1   : .;-  question, ,pr cavil���������is the KYing rr: 1-  whose  every 'fleed  is. ah  uhco-ec out  Illustration of his faith in m:n a-d_ n;_-  a growing good which m->n and wonrn   may make better. B'lt the pset is.-  needed, also .'the prophet an] il e- ������-  preacher; for these ses v'slons a. d������S  dream dreams and proc'a'm f-cm 'in������  those of us lets clear of v s'on th n.r  they. It is well if we can'iecelve i<>'.U>  and inspiration from,, them. Th������/--.  have their place and office of us3"nl��������� -t  ness. In another way���������and perhap; a,,y,  humbler���������we have ours. -  SOMEPO'.N'S  r It Is estimated tr.-1. in nutting-������*-w:  a stiff collar a man wMks ?bout a. h: ICE!  mile, were it In a straight line.  "When a youn- man says that he faults  never love anc-'her. he_ means, /.Jcg?.-  course, not for two or thfe? w^olts.  It is eaey tor n ma- to -o'.I w. a'-^.  rice that coincides with his cwflEr^r  vlewa. 1,      ' ',i  Some married r--> a-~ eU' tvfc-'r;  they have the pr',\il,--c c: '-'. i: klig ajrT,-  they please.  Tt is too much tc c-r.ect a c���������s-- - -  eyed man to look :-.-.'ffcr.une squarelr.���������.?  -/ ���������-  1   Ira',    'ike ar    axt.cw  '   av ' "b-if-M " bnttif  -   j.   ,,...������������������'.    w-'i^-uV*  '..  c!;   or  his  sha-u^ff-  w  1ip.<:  a  mar'et*.  njich  to rost hUr  tn the face.  A man is a eroo-  He may be "sharr  he doesn't accoir.r.  energetic musqle  ness.  A man's Ideal r  in every room o::  feet.  Before marriage -i muns man sfm"--���������  times gives his EY.-jelfcoart a lock oEl  his hair; after m-'-rlsge the roas���������������  times helps herself.  When a woman can't find any pla-er  else to put a thine s>.c holds it in h_arr  anouth.  A small  stew���������'.he fre' ful baby.  Sound Judgment���������the h"!ndma*trr'vi  A. sure method to preserve tho valc*^.  ���������sing into a phonograph.  If Eve scolded Adam, was that Whal!"  you 03II a rib roast?  Ilumors of war are less intcrestinsr".  to landladies thatf roomers who pay-he?'  r.dvance. . f  is due them. They  gave the <arl) settlers many a clos*  shave.*���������Baltimore American.  FOR YOUNG MEN.  A set of rules fo- y unt men tc follow are those laid f.e- .1 bv 3 man vrltt  built up an lmm"ns<- bu--inprs. t*-������v  ramiflcations of whir-h exteidad a't^  over the United S'-tr-s. They wilfc-  hear perusal and aro .--s follows:  Keep good compas> cr none. Nsv������~  cv be idle.  If your    hands c-not be   ttfefally  employed, attend to the cultivation.o������_.  your mind.  Always speak th.-- truth. Make fur-  promises.  Live up to your e-^gements.. Keeper  Tour own secrets, if you have any:  When you speak to a person, look,  him in the face.  Good company pnd good eonTersa>~  tlon are the ve'ry sinews of virtue.  Good character is above all thing*,.  else.  Your character cannot be essentially  Injured except by your own acts.  If any one speaks evil of yon, Ut  ?our life he so that none will bel.ewtt..  him. 1 ^  Drink no kind of Intoxicating  liquors.  To have a spider on yon is a aUBt������C  good luck. : ,  It Is very unlucky to Kill a- ladj������-~  hug-  To walk urder a ladder portenCr  C'^appointment.  If a young lady loses her garter if.  chews a truant lover.  If you sing bVore breakfast jox-  will cry before n'gat-  To return after starting from hcraa  f!gn ftcs bad luck.   To avert it, return,.  throe times.  It Is a lucky sign to naTe erlcketa.  In t'.ie house.  It U: a bad omen to postpone a mar���������-  rlcgc.  If your right ear burns, It sienlOesr  you are spoken .well or. v  If your left car burns. It saote, yoar  cre tpoken ill oX, -.--������*���������_-  0 ,   - <���������  ������    '     '"' i  TAYLOR   BROS.   & GEORGE  LIMITED  THE LEADING STORE  FOR���������  Dry G-oods, Clothing,  Boots and Shoes,  House Furnishings, Etc.  FRESH GROCERIES OUR SPECIALTY  Taylor Bros. & George, Limited,  Mail Orders Solicited and Promptly Attended to.  '(|l|(������l)(������ll)(^(^(^)if8Ki^)(^)^)(^)i^)@)(^)^i)(^(|i������)  PROTECT YOURSELF  FROM    THE   SEVICRK   FROST   WITH    A  CHAMOIS  VEST  We have them to fit Men,  Ladies and Children, and  at very reasonable prices  ���������AT���������  Canada Dru$ 8c. Book Co  MARRIED.  XiUND-Hoon��������� At Revelstoke, on Monday, Jan. 5th. by Rev. C. Laduer,  Mr. Gus Lund to Mrs. Annie Hood,  both of Revelstoke.  .";"��������� DIED  Axderson.���������At Revelstoke, on Friday. Jan. 2nd. 1933. ldu Doruthe.  Iiefoved wife of Nets Anderson, nged  40 years and nine months. ���������������������������������������������'  NOTES OF NEWS  Master  Mechanic   Temple   was    in  Vancouver last week.  ���������Hockey shoes, a new shipment just  in at C. B. Hume & Co's,  Aid. Taylor has been in  Vancouver  the past week on a business visit.  A.M.   Pinkhain   returned  Tuesday  from a two weeks holiday  at Calgary.  Mrs. Grimes   and   Mrs.   Oakley,   of  .SicanioiM^aj^WsitlDgjrrj^endj^in^lie  city.  The regular meeting of the quadrille  club takes place in .Selkirk hall toinor  ion- night.  ���������.Parlor (suits in solid oak or walnut. ��������� No better goods on the market.  Revelstoke Furniture Co.  R. C. Jelly is acting C. P. R. agent  during tne absence of T. W. Bradshaw  in the east.  - Frank Corson, C.P.R. engineer, was  in the city for a few days last week  from Rogers Pass.  The board of directors of the hospital society are advertising for a  resident physician.  James O'Hagan. one of the oldest  engineers on the C. P. R., died at Fort  William on Friday Inst,  E. J. Congon, formerly of Halifax  but now of Dawson, has been  appointed governor of t he Yukon.  The young ladies of the city are  making arrangements to give a dance  to their friends on Wednesday evening  next.  TO. LEASE���������The Caledonian Res  tauraut. Applr to Mrs. Blake. The  present owner is compelled to give  up business owing to ill health.  Frank Holten, who has been spending the holidays with his brother  Chas. Holten, returned to his home at  Ferguson on Monday morning.  ���������As u.-ual we are to the front in the  Rocking Chair line. We have them in  quartered oak upholstered in silk.  Revelstoke Furniture Co,  Mike Farrell, nephew of D, Mc  Carthy, who has been a resident of  Revelstoke for the past six months,  left on Monday night for Walla  AValla. Wash.  Tne Ladies Auxiliary to the B. R.  T. wish to express their thankB to  Reid & Young for their kindness in  donating to the lodge the quilt won at  Jhe raffle Dec. 10th.  ���������Don't forget the annual stock taking  sale now going on at C.B.Huine & Co's  Geo. S. McCurter left yesterday on  a bushioss visit to Feigusou.  ���������A new line of ladies felt lined skating shoes at C. B. Hume & Co's.  The subject of sermon in the Methodist church, on Sunday evening, will  be ^.'The Poisoned Spring."  ���������Goto-..Hume's for Ontario apples-  Northern Spy, Russets, Kings and  Greenings.  The cold weather of the past couple  of days has formed a. crust on the snow  which makes snowshoeing possible.  ���������W. G. & It. colored shirts, soft and  starched fronts for $l,.'at C. B. Hume  & Co's.  John R. Costigan, K. C, of Calgary,  one of the best known lawyers in  Alberta, died at his home on Monday  evening last, of apoplexy.  ���������Tasteless Codliver Oil, just the thing  for a cold on the chest, made for  Canada Drug &: Book Co., at.;$l a  bottle.  ���������Don't forget we are headquarters  for Picture Framing. A big stork of  moulds to select from. Revelstoke  Furniture Co.  . E. A. Bradley, manager of ."-the  Duquesne Mining Co., left yesterday  morning to inspect the work on the  company's property on Smith Creek,  Big Bend.  H. Bodine and Clarence Macdowell,  who have the contract'for SCO f������et of  tunnels on the Western Star, and  who have been spending the holidays  in town, returned to the mine near  Goldfields yesterday morning.  H. Z. Brock, manager of the Northwestern Development Syndicate, left  yesterday morning on No. 2 for  Haiii-iicl:. Mich. Mr. Brock will  retiii-ii to Goldfields about the 1st of  February. ~   When visiting the Fish River gold  camp take Andy Craig's da'ly itage  from Beaton. Mr. Craig meets the  bout at noon every day and makes  close connection with all points in the  cam p.  The attendance at the rink last  night was a record breaker, curlers  and skaters being out in full force.  Music was furnished by the Independent Band. The management should  put a stop to the racing which is  practiced by a number of the young  men, especially on band nights when  so many ladies frequent the rink.  On the Sly!  Many people who deny they have a sweet  tooth, huy a lx,x of our delicious  Every piece tauten like more.  We have Chocolated ami Creams  In bulk���������BOO par lb.  Toasted MarnlimalIow���������������C5c par box  Chocolates in lloxe* at price* ranging  from 15c to 01.BO.  Also a hoHt of other linen in Confectionery,  Walter Bews, fc^s.  tiurgglst and Stationer,    Next Hume Block.  ���������New styles in Slater's Shoes, a large  shipment ef these famous makes at  C. B. Hume & Co.  A fancy dress carnival will be held  at the rink next Wednesday. Prizes  for the best dressec. lady and gent.  Band in attendance.  ���������Potatoes, cabbage, carrots, hay, etc.-  all grown in the vicinity of town,  cheap for cash. .Write" S. Crowle.  Revelstoke for quotations.  ���������If you want n first clasp couch to.  match your other furniture in uphol.  stering we.can supply yoii one, ��������� ,������������������ Rev  elstoke'.Fu'i-nitin-eCn.    -  A. M. Craig's new daily state line  From Beaton to Cambbrn'e and Gold-  fields is a boon to the district. Mr.  Craig: puts his travellers, through in  in hum-.und a half .-ioiii .Beaton in  comparative, comfort.  ���������For Cough Drops'remember where  you can get the best, the Canada  Drug & Book Co. have a splendid line  in 25c. tin boxes, which arc   excellent.  T. W. Bradyhaw, C. P. R. a-*ent. and  Mrs. Bradshaw and family left on No.  2 Tuesday morning for St. Thomas,  Out., where they will spend a couple  of months visiting frieuds and delations-  ���������Get".your prescriptions iilled at the  Canada Drug; they keep the purest of  drugs and will fill your- prescription  accurately.  The silk quilt recently rhffied hy the  Ladies Auxiliary of the B. of R. T. and  which win won hy iht-fii-iii of Reid &  Young, was presented by them to the  Ladies Auxiliary of the B. of R. T.  again.  ���������For home grown v#getahles of all  kinds send your order to S. Crowle,  Revelstoke. P. O.  W.B. Pool, manager of the Ophir-  Lade syndicate, was in town for a few  days. The su-inp mill, etc., which Mr.  Pool purchased in the south to operate-  onthe Oyster-group-is-being-shipped  into the camp.  Mr. Williamson, of Bear Creek, is  making arrangements to reopen the  Coronation hotel at Salmon Arm.  Mrs. T. Booth, daughter of Air.  Williamson, will have the management of the house.  ��������� J. Ennest, of the Hotel Criterion  at Camborne, gave a dance on New  Year's Eve., .There were 20 couples  present who enjoyed the hospitality  of Mr. and Mrs. Knnest in their  handsome new hotel.  Marconi is preparing to instal a wireless transcontinental service through  Canada. Two of his experts passed  through here Monday on their wav  west, to arrange' for a series of teats.  Winnipeg is to be the half-way house  of, the system.  On New Year's day the emploves of  the ('. P. R. shops Hint engineers presented Maslev Mechanic- Temple with  a handsome-silver': tea st-t engraved,  ���������'Presented'to C. H. 1 emple by shopmen and-engineers, as a mark of  Esteem." Ah onyx clock with ornaments was presented  to Mrs. Temple.  Ben Leaky on New Year's Kve  opened his nt>w hotel "The Reception"  by a hanq.i<>r>. A large ''number  accepted the invitation and an enjoyable evening was fpenl. The chair  was occupied by Gold Commissioner  Praser.  Hon. A. L. Sifton, commissioner of  lands and works in tin- flaultain  a;nv������inuierit has been appointed chief  justice of the supreme court of the  Northwest Territories,  A public, meeting has been culled by  Mi.ynr O'Brien for Friday evening in  the opera house for the purpose of  discussing city affairs and the work of  the council during the past your.  ���������For fine Parlor Suits in Wilton  rug, that will Inst a life time, call and  inspect our stock. We can make  arrangements with you to let you  have one.   Revelstoke Fut niture Co.  Dan Stearman, wfc?> for the past five  years has been train despntclifer at  Revelstoke, left on Tuesday evening  for Vancouver, where he will occupy  a more responsible position in tlio  company's service. Mr. Htwarman  was a very popular citizen and Tiik  Hkuai.w  with   his many friends here  James Ludg.-ite came in from the  easD on Monday and went south tt;  Arrowhead yesterday morriing. "Mr.  Ludgatv is looking alter the interests  of the Arrowhead Sawmill Co., who  recently acquired the mill site at the  mouth of the'Columbia at Arrowhead,  upon which a large mill will be erected  in the spring.  Lou Patrick, C. P. R. engineer,  returned from Montreal on Sunday  evening, accompanied bv his daughter  Miss Lulu, who undt-rweut a serious  operation in Montreal recently, by  having her left arm removed. The  Herald is pleased' to announce thai  the young lady lias fully reroveied  fiom the operation and is now in  splendid health.  ������������������������  The New Council   ���������  There is no particular move yet  made in connection with the municipal election. There is a petition in  ciicnlntion'"'asking \ Mi-yor < 'Crien to  agaiu allow his name lo go for nomination Tor the ��������� mayoralty. W. A.  Foote is announced as a candidate iii  Ward 1, while .it - is not definitely  kiuwn who. will offer for election in  other wards. ��������� Revelstoke this year  needs the: very best men on the Council board that it is possible lo obtain.  The work of improvements to the  electric light plant and the extension  of lhe waterworks system that will  come up next spring for consideration  will need very careful handling. The  work of past councils has been  more or less of a routine nature, and  while the work of last year's council  was of great immportance, yet not so  much so as the duties that will occupy  the minds of the incoming Council.  The purchase of the. waterworks; and  electric light plant was merely the  first step' towards the great amount  of work and business sagacity that will  have to be employed by the new  council in the work to be undertaken as announced above. By  all means let us have the best.  Salvation Army.   Crilonel_Jacnbs._l.ne_ poptilar_ Chief.  Secretary of the Salvation Army,from"  the Territorial headquarters. Toronto,  will visit Revelstoke. B. C, Tuesday  Jan. 13, 1903, and couduct a special  salvation meeting.  Colonel Jacobs is extremely popular  in Army circles, as in addition to his  being an able public speaker,, his  administrative and executive abilities  are of a high order and he is an  excellent second to tho Army's brilliant Commissioner, Miss Eva Booth.  The Colonel will be accompanied by  !Mrs. Jacobs, who possesses a jriost  pleasing and winsome mannei-T and  ably assists her husband by her sweet  singing. _  Sons of England.  The annual election of officers of  Lodge Roynlty, No. 214, was held on  Tursday night, Dec. 30th, and resulted  as follows:���������  Past President, S..D. Crowle.  President. Dr. J. F, Carruthers.  Vice President, Hy. Parsons.  Treasurer, Jas. I.: Woodrow.  Secretary, T. B. Baker.  Chaplain, S. Needharo.  Committeemen, W. G. Watson, H.  A. Morris. D, Willis.  inner Guaid, T. Skinner.  i infer Guard, W.Lawrence.  Trustees, J. E. Long, S. Needham.  <������������������    Hurrah!     Hurrah!  Make the  Children.  Old and Young, Happy  This can easily and cheaply be done by selecting HOLIDAY  PRESENTS from the Large Assortment just opened up, consisting-  of Pretty Presents and Toys of all kinds.  LARGE AND HANDSOME RANGE OF  Japanese and English Crockery  IN CHOCOLATE, COCOA, AND TEA SETTS, &c.  Our Stock of Staple Groceries  .    IS FRESH,. CHOICE AND COMPLETE.  MORRIS & STEED,  Front Street.  Permit us to draw your  attention to the. wisdom of  presenting your family with  Choice Lot  AS A CHRISTMAS PRESENT  The first step toward providing for them a. home of  their own.  A part onlv of the amount  usually spent on pretty but  useless presents will make  the first payment.  REAL  ESTATE  Is the basis of all wealth,  and you'can :now lay the  foundation of your own  prosperity .while making ���������"  someone else happy.  Call and investigate, we  have other things to tell  you on the subject of How  to Own a House of your  Own.  LEWIS BROS,  Agent* Smelter Towntlt*  Corporation of the City of  Revelstoke.  PROCLAMATION.  I HAVE IT I.  The largest stock of the latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, RINGS, SILVER WARE, CUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Etc.  My many years', experience enables"me to buy  goods at the right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at reasonable prices.  J-.   C3-TJ-2-  BABBBR,  WATCH JlEPAIItlNG A SPECIALTY. '  '  SUITS FOR BOYS AT HALF PRICE  il  5 $7 Suits for $3.50.  $3.50 Suits for $1.75.  _$5 Suits for $2.50.  $2.50 Suits for $1.25  $4 50 Frieze Overcoats for $2 25  EDWARD J: BOURNE,!  Revelstoke Station. Bourne Bros.' Old Stand.'     |  ft  Are You Looking for Something Nobby in  FURNITURE  We can suit you in any line. We take special care in  selecting the best goods at moderate prices, and, mind  you, the goods we refer to below are this year's stock.  They include the following :  Carpets,   Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Easy Bookers.  Dressers and Stands, Iron Bedsteads, Etc  Public notice In hereby given to the electors of  ie Municipality of Revelstoke that I require the  -esence of the snid elector* at my office in Fire  all No. 2, in the fiaid city, on tho 12th day of  January, 1003, lit 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose  Leaving  Revelstoke  JANUARY 20th  will be my last day  in the City.  Howard Kiiigl  Photographer.  February, 19011, hy  the  Secretary  itdvclstoke  ..-,���������_,,.,   ���������,��������� ��������� ........ ...-..���������.,.. , Hospital Society, Rorclstoke. llritish Ooluin-  ������,iuv, uim ������Mn������liv In hla ni������ hnmn bl������, for tht ponltloii o! Kenldeiit Physician,  wish him prosperity in nia n������w homo Applio������nt������wlll pieunuto ou������linc������tloni and  on the const. I salary expected,  Notice.  Application! will be received nntlhthe 16tli  . nbruary, 190(1, by the Secretary ItcvolMoko  Hospital Society, Rovclstoke. llrltlnh Coluui-  "'"   '" " tlon of iKenldent Phyalclnn.  of electing l)erson������ to represent them in the municipal council as Mayor ami Aldermen, and also for  the purpone of electing a School Trnstee.  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be  as follows:  Hie candidates shall be nominated in writing,  the writing shall lie subscribed by two voters of  the municipality as proposer ami seconder, anil  shall lie delivered to the returning officer at any  time between the date'of this notice and 2 p.m. of  the day of the nomination: and in the event of a  poll licing necessary such poll will be opened on  Thursday the 1.1th day of January, 1908, in the  City of llevelxtoke, nnd kept open between tlio  hour of nine in the forenoon and the hour of half  past seven ih the afternoon, for taking and  recording tlio votes of the electors of tke said City,  of which every person is hereby required to take  notice and govern himself accordingly.  The persons qualified to be nominated for and  elected its mayor shull lie such persons as are male  llritish subjects of the full age of twenty-one  years and are not disqualified under any law, and  have been for the six months next preceding the  dn-y tti nomination the registered owners in the  Jjiml Registry Oflke of land or real ^property in  the city of the assessed value on the last municipal Assessmeot Koll of One Thousand Dollnre or  moreover and above any registered Incumbrance  or charge, ami who lire otherwise duly <|iialiHed as  niiinlcipat voters.  The persons qualltled to lie nominated and  elected as aldermen shall bo such persons as are  male llritish subject* of the full age of twenty-  one years nod are not dlsqualilled under any law,  nndhavo been for the six months next preceding  the day of nomination tlio registered owner, in the  Ijind ftoglstry Oiflcn, of hind or real property in  the city of the assessed value, on the last municipal Assessment (toll, of five   Hundred Dollars or  Our stock is bought to sell and when sold we know  that the buyer has procured substantial goods as well as  being nobby, and up-to-date. That is the kind we keep.  R. Howson &Co. BEBKV.  Undertaking, Embalming, Etc. Mackenzie Avenue.  ^fi^S  ������������  Second Annual . ..  Hospital Ball  TAPPING'S   OPEBA HOUSE,  FBIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23, 1903.  more over and ninive any registered Incumbrance  or clinrge, and who  are  otli      * "~  "  municipal voters.  or chnrge, and who  are  otherwise  qualified  by a  >, his  Tlio person* qtinllflod to be nominated for anil  elected as .School Trustee shall Is: such persons as  are householders and being llritish sulijects of the  full age of 21 years and otherwise qualltled to vote  at nn election of Hchool Trustees.  Every candidate  nominated shall signify b;  writing accompanying tho nomination paper, 1  consent to such nomination, except in case such  person be absont from the municipality when such  absence shall lie stated in the nomination paper.  Kvery candidate nominated shall, on or before  the hour of two p. m. of the day of nomination  furnish tho Returning Officer with a statement in  writing, specifying the land or real property upon  which hu qualifies.  Given under my hand at Kevelstoko this 31st  day of December, 1902.  HKNRY FI.OVD.  Returning Officer.  LADY'S, TICKET,  GENTLEMAN'S TICKET,  Goldfields Itims.  Goldpirldb, Jan. 5.���������Christmas  and New Year's passed off quietly in  town thin year. Every man In the  camp is working, there being not an  idle man in town.  A. Johnson, of the Hkhaxd, paid a  visit to Goldfields last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Fraser and daughter,  of Beaton, spent New Year's day as  the guest of R. F. and Mrs. Perry.  Mrs. B. F. Perry and family are at  Beaton visaing friends for a few days.  The post office department are  arranging for the establishment of a  post office in Goldfields. G. J. Da ���������  niond will likely be appointed postmaster and a tri weekly mail service \  will be inaugurated. j  The . Northwestern Development  Syndicate have their stamp mill' just  about closed in. The roof is completed  and the machinery is now being placed  in position. About the 1st of February  the machinery will commence work  on the rich gold quarts of the Cam borne  group.  B. F. Perry has received a number  of inquiries trotn eastern   parties  for  business lots in the new gold camp-  Fred  Fraser,   gold   commissioner,  was a visitor to the camp this week.  H. Z. Brock, manager of the Northwestern Development Syndicate, left  today on a business visit to the,east,  A. M. Craig is running a daily stage  between Beaton and Goldfields,    Mr,..  Craig makes the trip from Beaton  to  Goldfields in one and a bait hours,


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