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 KJ  \ i  VELSTOKE  -A-ISTID  X>  13*. V  J&U   -!.*-  .IvWAY    MKN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol    V.  No   l ;o  REVELSTOKE B.C.    THURSDAY,   MARCH 19. 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  ME & CO  LI 17. IT ED.  Wi;  i-iaVI*. TRIED  YO;. 1*1 w.-ints this Spring in ilie way ol"  I louse  Furnishings, Carpets, Linoleums, Rugs, I .ace  and Porlier Curtains, etc.  Wc  have a  line of  Union Wool Carpet Squares  in new colors and designs, 9 feet square. Just ilie  tliin-j for.small rooms. These squares are worth .$4.50  and $5.00. We will sell them FRIDAY AND SATURDAY for $.3-25.  MISS GUNN, Dressmaker,  and MISS WARD, Our Milliner,  Are in Town and are ready for business. You will  find them in tlieir Show Rooms on the second floor of  the NEW STORE. Any of the Ladies are welcome  to visit them .and get their ideas and advice on the  new stvlcs.  LIMITED.  P. S.���������-Cents in and look over the NEW STORE.  You are welcome whether (you make a purchase  or not.  THE STRIKE  SITUATION  The Differences are Becoming  Aggravated President Estes  Says the Union Mines will be  Closed    From Calgary.  'I'lii* most sanguine will fail to find in the  irike  developments  of tlie past  24 hours  most saii.Lfiinit  developments  miu:li e.'itise lor satisfaction or encouragement sri\ s 111*.* Vancouver World. Tile  :������aili*"*> lo tlie vexations dispute involvin������f  so *-."'i*i.*iis loss to business interests, are  e.'i-lainly no tietti-er lo one another ami a  .settlement. Indeed it seems .as though  lhe ditVoronoes were now becoming so  aggravated tis lo make reconcillialion  more ilii'licult than ever.  As for I lie proposal of Provincial I're-  inier Trior, to introduce liis government  as nn intermediary, General Superintendent .Marpole lias politely replied that tile  m.titer of settlement litis been removed  fi-Jiu his jurisdiction through tile action ol  the striker**, themselves in applying al  Montreal foi' lornial recognition and calling 0111 workers on sections of the line  beyond thc boundaries of lhe Pacific division. The olTer of thc government has  heen ivpoiled, .however, to Mr. D. .Mc  Nito'l, but his acknowlodgment aiul com  meni is not .is yel made public.  As foi the strikers' .'tc<|uio*secno in the  suggestion he himsell atbanced, looking  lo I'rioudU adjudication. Genera! Supl.  .M.11 pole re-assoiis dial lie has had no  intimation ol" theii acceptance from any of  tbe -.irikers in such direct, business aiul  t.i-.gible form, that lie can forward it to  Montreal. When such mi intimation is  i.'ceived il will be undoubtedly t inn-anil tod  antl rece'\ 1" such full cons.deration as il  inei its.  The offer, il is e\-.)l.lined to romoie an  apparently general misapprehension, is  that lliodilVeroiices.no to he submitted for  adjustment to the heads of the four recognized broihorhoojs in the railway service.  - Va icouvor,V "Marili iS.��������� The .si like is  issue 1 the following bulletin  this morning:  "At Winnipeg lhe company litis bet n  able lo get a few- llallai s to work with  \V. II. D'Aicy, ekiinis agent, as checker,  but tliey are doing more haiin than g"Gtid.  Or.e ol" them die a liis knife on a special  policeman and was arrested.      , ,'  '."'At Nelson die blockade iss_lili*ofi'i"Oti*,e  with everybody standing- "firm."- Calgary  wires that the C. P. i\. is not even taking  care of lhe bag'gage ami the freight is  looking- alter itself, and so far' tliey have  only been able lo gfet one scab,to woik.  Nine substitutes weie taken lo Kevelstoke  but have refused to work, and will sue for  damages on account of being brought out  under false pretences.  "The fight has been still lurlher extended at Vancouver by the ciews of the C. P.  X, bonis  coming   oul last night, the com  cily last evening.     As  a   result, C. P. N.  ���������.hipping is preny well tied up today.  About midnight, within an hour of the  time for the sailing of lhe steamer Cliur-  uier, her deck hands and tdl but the  I'tigineors and officers,walked out.  Other sailings were delayed also by the  crews   going  out, including  the   Panttbe  and ilie Princess Louise. V  I     There was no time then  10 gel a   crew  I for the   Charmer, so   Captain   Troup led  j the way and took a place  as deck hand,  ! with officers aiid engineers of the I)a.iiiibe  \ assisting   him���������stud   the   steamer  left   as  usual. j  The    Danube's   sailing   w-as   cance'led  until the. return   of the  Charmer  tonight,  when her officers ,will;'rejoin her.  It is contended   by  the steam.sliipnion's  STARTLING  REVELATIONS.  R. R. Gamey, M. P. P. of  Manitoulin Island Gives the  Particulars of the Attempts of  the Grits to Hold Power  union workers who have   refused to work.  I that the  C.   P.   N. Co., in taking on non-  1 union freight, violated its agreement, and  no ' need   for, the twelve  this  1 hence there   was  I hours' notice.  The    Princess    l.ouise   got    away  morning with a non-union crew..  President Estes says the union mines  will be closed for supplying tlie C.P.R.,  and the entire supply will be completely  cut off..  Calgary Herald : Yesterday the two  new baggagemen struck, but one of them  went back lo work later on. '  "Monday morning a part}- of fifteen, in  charge ol" three specials, arrived on No. 1  10 lake the place of the strikers. They  I went 10 work, some of them at the  l>o:*-gage room and by noon eleven ot  them quit.  The teamsters are at work unloading  carload kits foi Calgary merchants.  *  i  LIBERAL  CONVENTION  l*any having broken the agreement entered  into"   with   the    B.    O.     Steamslcpnien's  LABOR ACT  The ttrolherhood**. t.f llnil way C011-  11111 mis nnd liiiilrtiad Tr.iiliiiieiii  di**nppii've uf the new mensine  suggested by the Mi nisi ur ol Labor lor  ilea ling with labor disputes ill connection willi railways mill 1111  appeal has been made to the Inhin  hi gniii'/.ntiiHi.s in the I'lovincetn secure  llieit co-operation iti 1 existing lln* bill.  The appeal is 11- follows :  _'ri._lli_\L,"=it_iii'i_iiiid_Liidge.'* ol liiilrond  tin I oilier Labor Otvfiiniz ilintis  in Bl'U'h!) Ciiliiinliiii, Greeting :  Deiii-Siis mul Uititliiis,--We. Ihe  undersigned. wi������h tn fall ytttii  attention to till- tevised edition nf the  '���������ltniltvay I. ilini" Act." This net.  w hit 1), in ils llrsl. fni'iti, uudeniiihlj  untile arliil 1 utiim ('OiiipuUin y. and we  lielieve Ihe Mime nl>j';i"tiniiiihle feu tun;  to he present in its revised state.  This, we claim, is unfair under pri'sen  I'lindiiiiins, mul it.appears to us thnt  the purpose nf the Bill is lodisiiipl  111 il way iii'gniiiy, ilitiiis untl, if  stit'cessl'iil,   Un"   niliiiiale   downfall of  ". m-giiiiiieeil In 111 ir in ("aiuitla Iiy this  same tuemis. Wu wish also lo call  your at lent ion to the signal vii-lory  thai ������v gained by nm* protests on the  Hist edit inn, as I he Government ncvei  iiitcniU'd to deviate from tliw lit si  measure,-   lint'  tin    account     of     the  ���������popular movement, against it. they  sitiv organized luhoi ivitt W'tking up  to its own interests and somethiiif*  linil to lie done. Now. brothels, we  ask you to put your shoulder to the  wheel mice more, and forever silence  siirhunjust and dangerous legislation.  We wish yon would send 11 copy of  this protest. t.o vonr representative at  Ottawa and lo Brother Ilm-voy Hall,  legislative representative nl. Ottawa  forlhe IJrnthrrhnod of Locomotive  Ktigineers, Iiintlleilinotlof Locomotive  Fireman, Oilier nf rlnilwiiv Con*  tliiettii't*, tin-1 Urollit'i'hood of Riilioari  Trainmen, and to (lie Hon. Sir Win.  iM.iliiek, Mini'.'U't' nf Lnlior, Otttiwu.  , .   Fraternally yours,  T. .1. CouoilMN,  St'crelnrv .Joint (.'ommillee, O.   H.  O.  .ind B. lt. T.  In addition   lo    issuing   the   nbove  appeal tin*   following   coiiimiinic-it ion  Ivih been sent to Hon. Win. iMnlocU by  t he Conductors and Trainmen ':  To the Honourable,   the  Minister  ol  Labour. Otliiwti, Out.  Sut,���������By   uuiiiilmoiis   resolution of  Joint Gnmmitlco of the Oidor of Hull-  way Cniiduclnrsitud  the Brotlierhood  of    Hallway    Trainmen     assembled  practically   representing   all Conductors, Br.ikenien, .Switctiiiien aud Irnin  Dnggageincn employed in British  Columbia), it was resolved on the 3rd  day 1 >f March, 1003, Hint we earnestly  protest, against the enactment by the  Pari!anient, of Canada of the' Bill  entitled "The Railway Labour Arbitration Act," in lieu ofthe hill entitled  "The Railway ArhiLr-.ition Act" pre  sented by the Honourable Sir Wm.  Mulock at the Inst session of fai'lia-  nient, upon the following {(rounds :  Our organizations have already protested against the former proposed  Bill which was certainly (if enacted) a  ('oinpulsory Arbitration Act.  Our Organizations have always subscribed to und endorsed the principle  of Voluntary  Arbitral ion as a iiie.111.-  tif_cuiic-ilintioii   in tho  sel tleineitt of  labor disputes.  But we have never subscribed to,  und nre. nor, willing now to subscribe  to the theory of Compulsory Arbitru'  lion. It seems to us thai, compulsion  lakes all of thu essentials nut nl  11 i'lii I ration, nnd if the proposed Bill be  enacted it"would retard the legitimate  progress and iu time disrupt nil such  labor organizations as ours in the  Dominion of Canada.  We wish to call yoiir attention to  the fact that such ornaniziitions as  ours have been established and doinij  biLiinusa in Canada for the past 20 or  30 years. Ana never after being  established and recognized on untl by  a lttiilwny Com nan y has a strike  occurred, *or a lockout lieen declared,  either by or against ourOi-gnni/.titions.  We, therefore, contend and protest  that this Bill if enacted would work  detrimentally to the very best interests  of ourselves and the citizens of this  fair Dominion as a whole, and have  the very opposite effect, intended and  claimed by its supporters.  . At the very least we contend and  protest that legislation along such  lines is unnecessary so far as organizations such as ours are concerned.  St. sure are we that the enactmuut  of this Bill would be detrimental to the  best interests of the citizens as n  whole (as well as ourselves), that we  feel that we are fully justified in  protesting against the same.  In conclusion we wish lo state that  we will continue to protest against the  enactment of legislation of any kind,  which wo consider will injure the high  standing labor organizations have  attained in this conntry; and if such  legislation is forced upon us again.*.!  our expressed wishes, we will employ  every means nt our command to have  such legislation repualed.  Dated Vancouver, B. C  J.   HEItCHMElt,  J. A. iMackay,  Ukquhabt.  Society.  "Everything is  strikers."  Victoria, March   1;  Estes  of the   U.   R.  moving  nil ely with the  17.���������President George  R. E. arrived in the  Revelstoke Will be the Convention Town for the; Liberal  Association of British Columbia  In cunneition' with the request ot  the V.meoiiver'' I.ibeial Association  for a provincial contention, it is  pioposed that for the convenience ol  iipciitinliy delegates, lhe convention  shall be held ' at Revelstoke. . It" is  considered- probable ��������� in. view-sof; the  -prifisii'ilit-y,'. of-.ft general eltctionfitftei;,  thu next Le'gislative'.se.ssion, that Lhe  convention will be called to meet at  an  early date.���������Vancouver Province.  Notice.  A meeting of the Ladies' Hospital  Auxiliary will lie held in Selkirk Hull  on Tuesday afternoon next at 3.30  o'clock. A full attendance of members  is ret)nested.  Alia. B. A. Lawson, Seev.  If you   ,-ti\i   looking   for   a  subscribe for the Ri:vklstoki:  newspaper  Herald.  Tin* shattering crush of a deal litlettl-  ing thunderbolt from a smiling atitl  cloudless summer sky could 'lint be  more startlinglv unexpected that, the  nmazing disclosures made by U. 1{  Gamey. M. P. P. for- iManiliuiliii  Island in the Ontario House last, week  which awed members and spect'itor-  alike with a realization of the depth nl  corruption which has been reached by  ���������1 political party resolved upon iimiii  taming its grip upon office, 110 mat lei  by what df.sperme moans.  Alex. G. McKay, of North Grey, mid  Valentine Stock, of South Perlh, It.id  tiiMved and seconded the address in reply to tht* speech from Ihe throne,  their addreases teeming with culogic*.  1 if tha Government antl reference--- ti*  the wisdom of the people in again  declaring iu favor of ,111 honest a tin  capable administration. Tliey lit tit  dicMiiicd how very "mhui the" peoph  were to be given a startling snmph  of the "hone-sty" aud "eapnbilil y '  which has marked ihe act inns of 1 h,  Government during tin*J past eight  months.  In the ordinary cotuse of events Mi,  J. P. Whitney  would, have   risen   ti  continue the debate   upon   the speech.  As Mr. Slot k lesumetljjiis   seat   aiiiiii  tppl.i'ise from the   Liberals,    howwvei  Mr. Gamey suddenly  arose   from   tin  desk which he occupied at the exlienie?  end ol the Opposition'.*, front row. Tin  members of the Htnisu and   the   spet-  lntnisin the   galleiy   alike   looked   in  surprise at Ibis new and untried member of che Legisl.ittne, who had   01 ci -  pied a lather considerable place in  tl e  press during the few weeks   pivcednui  1 he meeting of the- House.     The laie***  of the Cabinet Ministers wore a Inol*. m  mingled satisfaction and enquiry   This  was Gainey���������G.uney. who had publicly  .ibjured his allegianct* to   the   Consi'f-  vative party, and had  cist in   his   I1.1  with the Government: Gmiiey, whosi  vote would add one   more   to" the   al'  too  unsubstantial   majority:   Cl.ituey.  the eonvei t to  '-honest   and   ia|)nble'  methods, of, adiuiuistration... - Thesi  A*ei.e. the- reflections ..whit'-li. .seemed.! t*.  .tain Jhi'ough 1 heir tiiind.s .ind light   in  their,faces.    .*"* " ' '-*���������*.'--' *'���������>.".y~.\l  But   what   had   he   lo   say-'     thej  wondered.     Not a public profession til  his conversion.  Mirely;jufor   that   Inn,  been made .1 month ago in ."in interview  in the Toronto Globe.    So tliey wailet.  iu tolerant silence to hearwh.it    iheii  newest recruit would say.     Thev   did  not have tn wait long.  Mt. Gamey began by asking tin  it d ilgeme of the Hous*.* for .1 slion  time. He had, he said, heard with  intereki the speech*": of the twohonoi-  able membeis who preceded Inn .  There were some I hings in t lie speet h  from the throne, untl in the remarks  of the two gentlemen, w tii which le  did not wholly agree,   but   he   won tl  =**,  & Young  Every Day Brings Its New Goods All Up to the   Top Notch for Style and Pattern.   SEE OUR PRICES  nut take tip the lime of the   II.lim"   in'  dis'.'tissiug iheiii tit   the   present lime. I  Hu wished, however, to lay lieFnre lhe;  1 louse cert*aiii fuels which would thmw  some light upon his own recent actions,  and which he hoped   would   result   in !  removing    him   fiiiut   a   painful   ai.tl'  di.sta.sle.'u' position. j  Wilh   this   preamble   Mr.     Gamey'"  lifted   l'i nm   Ins tlcsk    a      bundle     of  niiinuscripl  in   his   own handwriting, j  lie.sitle winch lay a sheaf of documents. |  which proved to he loiters," telegrams-, j  and other communications.     Without  delay he launched into the rending   of I  ��������� lie   most,   remarkable    narrative     of!  duplieitv anil venality which   has ever J  tieen heard on the floor nf a   Canadian j  Utilise of Parliament.      For  nearly an  hour hi* continued bis recital,    luriiing j  from his   manuscript to   read   in their  pioper older the tl.imtiiiiir   documents  which linked Ministers nf'  the   Crown  .viih   the   foulest   crime   in Canadian  political history.  The stent" wns one dramatic iii.it>  tlilensity. Then* was a silnmce as of  death in I lie chamber its page after  page was turned over by Mr. Gainey. n  silence broken only on the Opposition  -iile of the House when each fresh  point scored diew forth a round of  ingot mis applause. The Liberal uiein-  ners sut silent as unites.  Several times did Mr. Gamey break  ���������IV in I lie 1 eiding of his tlory". On'ce  "ie pmt-eil to interject a word as to  ���������vllnt his personal feelings weie in the  listastel'til task which lie had felt  'litnsi'lf obligated to undertake.  "Gent letueii" he said, impi es-ively.  ���������"this is ihe hardest thing I have  ���������ver h nl in do in my l.fi*. 1 tlo not  think I could ever have gone into it  ind 1 known I would have to keep it  up so long. We i-.\peeled an e.trlj  -ession, and never dre.nnel that ft  viiulil drag along until March Hlc.li  icl'oie as-eiiitiliiig. I cannot tell you  1 he jeers antl insults I have had" to  bear iu ioiiscf|tii.,in.e of wh tl I millet  ot.k."  Aunt her th.ini.'t'.ic pause was mad*  .vheii he re.-iihed ih.it portion ol Ins  -ttilf menl dealing with the receipt of  tlie set 111 ul instalment til cash, amount  or to $1,1)0'*). half of wiiiih was given  to Frank Soil van. Tlnowing down  hii muiiu-rript. Mr, Gamey took from  lis tlesk an envelope, and i.iiaing tlu-  Hnp, took fiom it a 'much of bank  oills. After holding them up for n  iintiient so that,they weie visible it  ���������veryune iu lhe Uuunc. he flung them  on hii desk and resumed his reading.  \Viieii he had reached his  final page  Mr. Gainey laid down hii   tiiauiiM-iipi  mil iii'"straighl"lliing words and few"  cast liiin&t'll'.-itpoi) the consideration* of  tbe,Honsu.  ,v-y���������_ ���������. * :*;T>.Ct-..*, ���������,, *-' c"\  "'*! have told iill.T'.knew." "he* sa;d  ���������"���������din-ply*,"   "-Itr*r*is4!ii:-t-|iiost*;lauierilal)lt*  affair, but'jvlint was 1 to";do''     These  men   came" lo   ine,   .mil ".I-.,knew ii 1  *onld secure, no   evitU-iKe   the   whole  ���������hing would he denied, .-ind  the people  would not believe it.      I   knew   what  linil been done in oilier places.   .]  am  tolcllli.it"   the. honorable   nie-uhei- I'm  South Oxlord. Mr. Donald Stillierland  had stated th-tl he had   been sitnilarh  ipproached, but  when   he   made   ih'e  f.tct public it was denied.    1 say I wu*-  instilled in going on tis I Jiil.    I do not  nel.eve   11   more     eoriitpt   instil ulion  .���������xists in the world than the one which  ���������ought to buy me.      I can loudly conceive of-a Ministry so cotnipt.      1  lav  these dotumeiils on  the   debk   of  in\  leader, Mr. .1. P Whitney,   and   task  the House tn tlo what it will with   nn-  tor the pat I 1 have taken.     God know.-*  1 my task has been a hard one! "  Auiitl the wiltl npplau-e of the C'on-  ctervalive uiembeis. Mr. Uauiey wulketl  with deliberation up the floor of tin  Utilise, and, passing in front of Mr.  Whitney, laid ihe mass uf manuscript  and the hills on his desk.  "I ask the honorable member what  he wishes me to do with ihcsu docn  iiu/iils ?" said  Mr. Whitney, rising.  Mr. Gamey answered. "Vou can do  just what you like with them, hut I  think you should not part with ilium  miller any ciicuuistaiicc*." Antl wjth  these woids the man In m Manitoulin  Jjirijed iinil_\uilkeil h.tck to his place.   Ml"."Whiiney look   the   documents."  nd. after lot king  LATEST NEWS  BY TELECRAI.  The News of the World in Bi.cf  As Received Over the Wi; es  From Every Corner of the  Globe.  'J he Manitob 1 legi-luure pioiog.ted  yesterdav.  Four hoys were drowned in 1 lu-  Lachine canal at   Montreal yesterd ty.  Anew volcano i.s vomiting l.ujje  i|uantitie������ of smoke and lava on Hii i.  New Hebrides.  Grand Trunk passenger train jumped  the track near Guelph, Out. Sevn.-il  passengers injured, none fatally.  Trouble has arisen at Fiji betwi .*n  Proteslants and Roman I'.iiholii:'--1-  a result ol burning of :i(KJ bibles by ihe  latter.  Sir John Boyd anil Chief Jtistii e  Falconbridge will act .is investig.il.n^  coilimis*.ion in the G imey charges .11  Toronto.  Although the Ohio river has begun  to fall at Cairs the conditions c. illume eMienicly criltc.il at nearly all  points below.  -\������*l Pto**essoi Wa-teiig.iid of lhe  Hni \.ud law -1 hool has .utepted 1 lu*  ippointnient i������. as-t."legal .ithisei i,|'_  the King of Sp.un  A litu losiiltmg fiom lecent 1 it il  explo-ioin 111 the C.udill mine it  Sptin_'lie'd 111. hasiiLCc-ssittited Hi ol-  ing   of   the   tollieij It    ilnow*tH*i)  linnet- out of woik  Wedding Bells.  Aquet   wedding   took    place   e 11 ly  Wednesdny morning at the   lesideiii r  of Ml   and   ill-*,    i;     Bongaid.    win*,,  Miss   Gilhenne   .Stevenson   mil    Mr.  John F1.1-.e1   C. P. 11  budge foiein m.  i weie   nnijed   in   the   luil\    boiufi'* t.f  uiatrin.ony  by th'e   Ke-..   C.    Uulner.  -T,be hijidew.is dressed 111.^.* h indsome  travelling   ������uit   of    blue - In o.ulTiTitlt'  trimmed with white satin and   woie a  luge   vehet   hat    with   -while   ttmi-  nnng������. and was   n-nsted   luituigh the  iBremonj bj hei little,met e Miss M.11 y  Suiitli. who was   hc-cominglv  dres.-ed  in white silk with paleblue ti'immiu".*.-..  Mr. Tom Gillispie assisted   Ihe   bi-itle-  gioom   through   the   trying     ordetl.  After     p.u taking     of     th,.   wedding  bieakf.ist   prepared    bv     the      bridi*-  sister. Mrs. K,l.   Boncn*rd,  the   happv  couple left on No. 2 for a  two 1110111111  trip to Nova Scotia nnd Ontario.    The  contracting partie*. are .both [popiii.-n-  and well known in   the < it v   and   lhe  Hek.m.d joins I heir   iii.inv'friemU   iu  wishing them .1 happy antl piosperous  wedded lite.  Silk  Waists  Colors.  Plain Snlii  for.;.......  Hem Stitched, Silk Blouses       ...    ,1(3.50  to hand in   Linen,  Pic-uo and  See   them   before    they   are  Washing Silks  Only a few otlds and ends left of llio-te Washing  Silks iu stripes and cheeks ul 35c.  Muslin Skirts  A few novelties  * Muslin   Skirls,  picked up.  Cloth Skirts  Our Stock iu these goods never was as complete  and varied as at lhe present prices. Our prices  range from $3.00 to $15.00  Whitewear  Ladies' Whitewear direct from thc best manu-  tacl tiring establishments in Eastern Canada.  Xighl Gowni, Combination Suits trimmed with  Luce, and Embroideries. Prices lo suit everybody.  COUSKT COV15RS-25C up.  .  Corsets  Your attention is- directed lo tlio Superior.  Workmanship and Quality and Material used iu  our Corsets. AVo are agents for Ihe I) ami A  ���������the best Canadian Corsets and the P. D.,' Ilie  best French Corsets. We guarantee every pair  lo fit.  Our Boys' School Shoes  We have given special attention to this line of  goods.and have selected the best material, and  if durability, quality and strength, has anything to do with the make-up of a Shoe, we ask  you to look over these.  JUST THE SHOE YOU WANT FOR V0UR BOYS.  Footwear  Sole Agents for the celebrated American  makers, Lilly Brackett and the Harlow Shoe  Co., and several of the noted Canadian makpis.  Our variety is la.ige. Don't fail to inspect these  goods.  Our  Millinery Stock  Has Arrived  MISS RIDDELL, of Toledo, Ohio, has arrived and is now in charge of this Depait  ment. and will be pleased to meet the Ladies of Revelstoke. All orders for  Millinery from this date will receive prompt attention.  n.  March 5th,  J. Ward,  J. Bbadshaw,  .1.  P.   WKI.LS  Okouok Stkevuns, T. J. Colo hun,  O. W. ���������Steven*'.  REID & YOUNG,  DRYQOODS MERCHANTS  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  put them in lusdesk,  it, resumed his seat.  The I'roiiiki- then stood up. and,  despite lhe most impressive silence,  his voice was timely audible as he  .-.poke lhe Mist few until..  '���������lam assuied by ,my colleague."  lie said, evidently referring to .\|r.  ,-jtration. "that the charges ittlectmg  lilt* honor are untrue. So much has  been said Iiy thu lion, member for  Manitoulin, however, that it become.-  us to take steps toward an early and,,  thorough investigation. That in-  vestigalion shall be made coii������ist.*nl  ivith the rules or the House, either bv  a committee specially appointed, or by  the Committee on I'rivilege*. unci  Elections. Au investigation shall In*  made, and he made with as little  delay tis possible. That is all I have to  suv nbout the matter."  The lender of lh������ Opposition ro****."  again to his feet.. Thet o was sin added  dignity in his bearing, and a deep and  impressive note in his voice.  "No mutter could possibly he more  serious .than the one which has en  gaged the attention of this House for  the past half-hour," he said. "It is a  matter to be considered and spoken of  with the greatest possible seriousness,  and it is not to be even thought of  lightly. If things have come to such  a pass as has been alleged , in the  Province of Ontario, then the people  of the province will demand an investigation in such.terms that even the.  Ontario Government dare not stand i.i  the way of purifying the" political  atmosphere. God forbid that I should  say anything to prejudice the hon.  gentlemen, but the time has come  when the scoundrels who steal the  ballots of free men can no longer be  s of the land,  say. I ask the  lion, gentleman if it would not 1m*  proper to adjourn this debate for today, and I will move the adjournment."  The House then adjourned to meet  the following day.  tytytytytytytytytytytytyty  I BREAKFAST J  I fOODS       I  be  and  Kcrs  in   8  protected   by   the   laws  This  is all  I have to sa  ������ DR1-AKFAST i.s the  ���������^ " most important meal  I  of   the   day.     Each   day  * commences with it, and if  ���������   things go wrong at that  * time, 1 hey arc apt to go  * wro^g all day. liuv  *^'Ou>J Breakfast Food's  l* here,    and    you   wil  sure of a good   meal  a good temper..  Brackman and  Rolled   Oats  bags.  Brackman & Ker's  Granulated Oatmeal  10 lb. bags.  Quaker Oats  in 2 lb. packages.  Rolled Wheat,  Cream  ���������*      Wheat. Wheatine. ty  ��������������� Wheat Granules, t������*  r      8 lb. bags. .tt*.  i- Germea. 4 lb. packages, .ft*.  *....Ralston's Breakfast Food a  ^ .Malt Breakfast Food. T  ,.  Robinson's Groats. ^  h Malta Vita.  Grape Xuts.  T  ^ Cornmeal, Graham Flour ^  Whole Wheat Flour. ty  * Shreaded Wheat Biscuits ty  Hot   OaKo**   made   of   Brackman   & Z  r          Ker's or Del  Monte Milling Co.*������ *H+  Self Raising: Buckwheat Flour are T  r         Delicious. &+  K BOURNE  BROS. ^  llo.iil.|iuntcr** for Rrnccriin Vtf"  *. vf iai.Lront������-il f'unlit). j+^  ttytytytytytytytytytytyty  lb.  in  of ���������������������������-��������������������������� ,**-*"/.**-������rt--'-"*-j**^  The Say.-js of Children.  i   The  f*  IMrci  jtvort"  b.*  ' 1 '.'��������� ; ��������� *  -Von:.  i  ::. - .  ah.' t  ���������:*.  ::..���������:������������������.  IV.'! 0  "3 ..hia  v.!  Ti:.-.*  v.  '.It   n  >:n..w  a  ,, : -It  tr.il*!.  '!'.  1 J        t  Slim-.  ;t i  il]     I"  J.-.tts  ���������ii- i  H>.T,  ar  .1  .-ur  t'liU  IV.  IO    dl  ������������������pri.l'  **.*  "!i:il  l:.u.* .i l.-.:.:*"r i  tor |...!i**h.-.::'*  V**i:.'_" 1"KI :���������.' '  li.ttl hail f.vi. I..  1 atn not: 1 ,  ��������� till ".tlin.i-t. m  ������sy  sit',:n^ sol*  lis lfg.-i  ll|>  t'.Tlil  th.-it want.*- to ;  ���������'.Vet mv le}***.  lier.*." "Ktlid .  "their mot her t<  .; kindergarten In Tndia  ; lie names of their l'a-  : ., .������������������.���������ni,   Akbar, iVilliuin  .a. I'd the Lion-lieuvli'd,  .-  of   the   muss.    "King  .���������titli,"   said   one   small  .ii-.li.    "What   can  yon  ���������'.   Edward':"   asked   his  niiii.     The   child   drew  lull height of his (our  1 '**���������   King!"   w..s   his  an*  !i  conclusive one.    The  : :l:,-.l   Henry   Vlll.   as   ti  *��������� I'Wer"   was  an   KnglUh  . n    there   was   ".lack,"  ��������� ������������������it   in  Kiiu'ImihI  his six-  ���������;:���������*, of India:   "llcii" we  .. !. ami we keeji. it   lift*  ������������������ *.,|   x ,   wiiii   upon  ���������..���������I lie*.' ipiile old   (he  ivsi, ivplit'd: "Iniieetl  ii  ...most   new!"     When  ." ,\  was found one  :::*.'.y on n chair kicking  w.ivii. "What is it in mo.  ii lor a walk." he asked.  f..r I could move them  ml Marjory went with  ll.i; stores* to buy golf-  ���������i-ltiiis for tiieir father, who was sweltering ill tin.*  Indian  plains.    "I'.lhel," said  llarjory, "'arc these for our Father which  ���������irt, in "heaven, or our lather which nrt  In  IndiuV"    "Jlush, "Marjory!"   was  the  ��������� nswer.       "Don't,  you   know   Unit   our  "t'other which   ail in  heaven   only   plays  Sunday frames!"    (I cannot help inserting  here" the   remark of  one  of  my ac-  ���������quaintaiices to wlmni I take nil my stories, because her ."ibsence of any sense of  Jiuinor  prompts  lier  to  inimitable  continent.    "Ah!" she said on being told the  itbove, "I suppose, then, the mother was  ���������married   twice!")       Granville     said   his  ���������prayers nt bedtime, but refused to tlo so  In   ilie   itioviiiii.il.     '"'A fellow  must  he n  fool if lie can't lake care of himself in  the   day!"     ''.Make   Tom   a  good  hoy,"  said  another  five-year-old;   adding, "Do  itia   hear   that,   Tom?"       And���������"Wait,  Lord, while:  I.  hick Tom!"  was another  ef his iiitK.j'.'c'.ion.-*:   Elsie's sayings wen  Jiuuieroit-". "1 wi-h I could bathe in elniji  iera," was one extracted on a shivering  winter's  niir., i.    "When   she   was   ttliont  ���������tight she hulcl being called of n morning, and thought of a way out of. the ne*  tessity. '���������Trespi.-surs on my dreams shall  lie  pr'osekutetl!" was  the announcement  In Iter largest writing found  pinned  on  to lier coverlet.    The spelling was what  IDsie herself would, have  called ''pallie-  lic!"    "Someone once told me I spelt on  ���������ihe   pathetic  system,"   she   confided   to  -line!   It was very pathetic sometimes,"ns  ���������when she wrote of her sweet little '"giii-  3iy-pig.*>!"    "King of Kings and Lord  of  "Lords?' was in  the .Sunday hymn.    "Do  j'ou   know   Whom   that   means,  dear't"  asked .ihe mother.    "Let me  sec;   now,  ���������would it be hearts or clubs':"'  Sometimes   tlie  comment   on   younger  ���������brothers and sisters is delicious.    "Why  ���������does not babycspe.t';?"- puzzled one small  i'irl.    Later, dissatisfied with lier mother's answer, she produced her o\yn,    "J  "*-"ku'6w: ihe tilings', that baby saw in God's  louse before she  tame  to  live  with  us  '^vere so wonderful .that she cannot, spenk.  ���������*��������������� bout them.   She's got-.to. be quiet���������till  " ihe'si-forgotten!"' --"Baby's, broken a. hole  In the sky and come through,"  was the  -explanation   of   another,     aged     three.  Jack, rather older  (aged -eight), .was a  <*���������������������������,.*-* ������������������������>----..-.- t- r-     I Flirting.  ^*r>rrw>*-f-.r*���������*i*y *^ .--r-r o.ui*U  ���������~-~ I      Tlie "tUertlrmnry    oilers   several   dcflni*  In the old days of the Sptuiish occi'v- ��������� thins of t'ho verb "to llirl," as dc*  tion of Callfoznia, a common imiiiso- tcriptive of tho chiof amusement  inettt on tela d*ays waa a light be- cf women. Ono is "to ho perpetually  tween a grizzly- bear and a bull. Oltl-tiniu | rtniuiiig about." It is not a very ele*  residents, who witnessed the barbarous j pant detluiUoii, but it will servo. In one  co:ite-ts, say that the grizzly came oil' Bense or another, Uie Ilii'D is perpetually  victor. Soiaa bears have despatched live | running about. Her pretty feet uuiy bf  niul six bulls in an afternoon. Tho mad- j gtill, but her eyes, her hands, or hor lips  di'iied hear would always rise upon his j arc not. And ns for hor thoughts, why  hind lojjs as tho tit tacking, bellowing j Kho herself cun hardly follow thorn, sa  bull, with head lowered, caino prancing j quickly do they leap'from Reginald to  toward lhe grizzly. The bear wotiltl ; .Arthur, from Arthur to George, and  it wait, Ihe attack, then nt a favorable j from Goorgo back to Reginald, Even in  moment, iptick an a Hash it would deal j ],er droning she is out ou active* service,  the hull a staggering blow between the ; conquering with smiles, slaying with'  r.i I'.-. This blow wns sometimes so paw- | frowns, mid burying with scorn,  erfiil that tho bull dropped deatl wilh a ] it is good to know a flirt of part***.  iTiislu-d skull. Anyhow, the blow from : You mny suffer sometime*, hut, if you  t!i." heat's paw was always so heavy that | nre possessed of a little philosophy, a  lite hull was groggy for a few minutes ! little of the spirit of adventure, and a  mil stuhibletl en its forelegs. Meanwhile } littlo. of Unit of self-Siierillcc, there tiro  the grizc.ly would cling lo the��������� bull, sink- j delightful compensations. Will sho give  ing its razor-like elaws deep inio the lni. three dances, two, one, or noito nt  bovint! Ilesh, while il bit and chewed the | all? Will sho go to tlie picnic with mo  bull lo death. At some of these !-'pani.-li j 0|* wjl.h hhuT Did she sing that song  contests bears have broken bulls' legs as ��������� because it was the one 1 said  I liked.  if tliey were pino sticks.  "The host illustration I ever know of a  grizzly's powerful forearms antl quickness  nf  motion  occurred  tit  a   hear anil hull  light in San  Gabriel, (".nl., in  the ear!;  forties," said Senor Dun Aguilar recent'.;  "In the  excitement  of. lite  mortal  lip!::  between the  beasts, a man nccideiitnlli  fell over the railing to the door of the  pen below.    In a second the big 'hulking  hear dove from the bull straight at tin  nmn, striking one paw at his head.   Tii  man was literally and instantly scalped  anil   in  a  second  more  the  grizzly  had  lorn the man into a horrible mass."  "I have known young grizzly bears li  carry carcasses of heifers." said Cu-plnir  Dan Fuller of Portland, Ore., "for inon*  than fifteen miles just ns fast as most  men can run. Once I saw an old griz/.ly  carrying a dead pig, woighing about lad  pou ids, in its forepaws and mouth it**  easily ns n lioy would carry a cat. Three  ���������mimicrs ago I wa* in the Coast Moiin  tains and 1 saw a she grizzly bear carry  ing a yearling cow home to her cubs. J  'ind n. plnco on a mountain side when: ���������  could sec ovory movement of the. bear, h  the sparsely timbered valley before me  ���������She carried tho dead cow in 'her forepaw-  for about threo miles, across sharp.rocks  over logs, around the rocky niouulnh  sides, whero even a jackass could nol go'  a foothold, to a. narrow trail up the sloe;  mountain. She never stopped to rest fo  a moment, but want right along. I foi  lowed her, and just about halt a mil.  from her lair I laid her out."  Robert Barr"s Latest  -*tudent    of    "ruling    passions.'  "Oh!  -mother's- been getting bargains again!"  he said in all good faith upon being  a-'nown his twin baby sisters;  Enid and Edith were at a loss for a  fame.,   "Let's  plav  at being at home,"  ������aid Enid.    "We'll"  have  a  day."    "But  ivhat  does  that   mean?"   begged  Edith.  ������������������What is a day?" "Oh! don't be stupid,"  -���������aid Enid.    "All fashionable  people have  ���������������������������days.'    God's day is Sunday, and nioth-  -ir's is Tuesday!"    "Is the gentleman in  "ihe   sailor   hat   an   Apostle?"   was  the  comment of another child on the saint in  ���������* church window.  From a bishop who had been preaching  - Jn his mitre 1  have my next story.    It  Js  ihe conversation   of two  small  chil-  ������������������--aren, who sat Just below the pulpit. The  -poor bishop could not help  overhearing  ,_4beir little whimperings.   "He's a king!"  .������������������aid one.   "He isn't!" was the contemptuous replv; "this is Church."    "He is!"  ������^*.'o!   he  isn't!"      "Well,   then,  he's   a  -���������flown!"   "I.don't like Christian soldiers,  I like barrat soldiers better," said Geoffrey, whose hero was Lord Roberts.   His  ���������mail brother's rendering of his nightly  fcvmn was original:  Mr. Rohert Barr ("Luke Sharp"), win  has again acquired the "Idler," has stun  witty 1-hines to ������ty about the purchase:  "1 'have ���������bought the 'Idler,' and I hop  eveiyono   else   in  England   will   do   th  ���������same.   It will cost you a-simple sixpenci  I paid a good deal more.    Editors htiv  always recognized the commercial vnli;"  of an imposing list of 'celebrated. nauic  in Eheir "preliminary anudiineeiiit'nts, an.;  1  follow thelf "example.    A popular co"f  (rihutor is a prized asset, even though h  be in reality but the first syllable,of tin.  word.   I iiopo then to present to rende:-  of the 'Idler'articles nm)'stories by Ten.  Smith, Dick Jones and Karry Rohinsoi  when these  disUnguished  writers; brae*  up   and  let   me  liave   something   fron  their talented pons worth printing.   Tin  truth is I don't care a rap for a great  name, and I'd rather print a good slon  by  Uie unknown Polly Perkins of Pad  dington than a poor yarn from the Gei '  man Emperor of Berlin.   If this increase.*  the   irritation   against   us   across     the  Rhine, I can't help it.   1 shall print tin  truth if Uie Holicnzollerii dynasty falls  'Plus announcement  need    not    cast  r  gloom over the haunts of the famous.   1  am quite willing to accept any effort oi  a noted man or woman, if it happens to  be worthy.   I havo no prejudice against a  great name; indeed, if I wished to flaunt  a resplendenjt reputation ou the page3 of  the 'Idler7 all I shoiiTd have to do would  Ije to write thi; whole magazine myself.  But I am a cAulioiis"iJtiiCor-   When formerly connected  with  this _ magazines J  Tho compensations nre not simply in the  favorable answers to the questions, but  in the vory questions themselves. You  love hor both for the dangers you have  passed, and for those you liopo to puss.  What a wealth of talent, even of genius, is devoted to the art of llirtingl  What original conceptions and brilliant  successes in it might he told to the  world! "Might bo; but are not. The  triumphs in other arts are proclaimed  in every niarket-place. Those in the art  of flirting are merely whispered in two  or three parlors. It is a pity; for thoy  also aro worthy of general rejoicing and  admiration.  You, render, have your own cscpen-*  encos. One morning, let ua suppose, you  call on a flirt with whom you are privileged to he acquainted.   You met her tit  Mai.-!y About People.  A youthful nirmb-r .'��������� Parliament vrr.s  atioa advioed by a bibulous member of  ono of hia audiences lu "go home to his  mother.'* "1 think," this young candidate said, "my friend inhrht follow his  own advica with advantage, for he does  not sepin to have outgrown his all'ectioti  for the bottle."  A otudent nt Oberliu College ono day  ������ske*d the president "if he could uot advantageously lake a shorter course than  Unit prescribeel in the curriculum." "Oh,  fe6," waa the reply; "that depends on  what you want to" make of yourself.  When God wants lo inuko an oak, He  taj-irs a hundred years: but when Ho  wants to make a wjitash, lie takes but  six mon tils."  It is said that W. S. Gilbert wns meant  for the btir, and his father was reluctant  to sec him turning iu other directions.  "If you would only stick to it," said tho  elder Gilbert, you might become Lord  Chancellor." "So I might," answered the  author of the "Pinafore" to be, "and if X  stick to thc theaters I may become Sheri-  InEtxrcd Ag^iast lE-p-naanscs.  Tff'Engl.rnd' people of modern*"* inenna  ire beginning to insure themselves  igainst surgical operations. Tho  plan is that subscribers who pay an annual fee shall bo entitled eltiuir to free  admittance to ti. hospital or nursing at  home and a free opera tioa or to a fixed  sum paid down to defray the cost of an  operation if ono becomes licceasary. In  Knghiud, a.s here, the cost of surgical repairs to the luiin*.n body hns become oppressively great to persons who just  manage to pay their way. People win*  arc obviously poor got a great deal of  excellent, surgical and medical treatment  in hospitals and elsewhere for nothing,  hut for the next, class above them a serious illness���������especially if it involves nn  operation���������is almost ruinous. It would  seem ua if I ho time wns near whon societies for insurance against specialists  might be prolltably organized In tlie  larger American cities. The specialists  has come to bo a very important���������indeed, an indispensable���������insUtiition, especially to families in which there are  uhildren.   The oflice of the fiunily doctor  rERMBLE SUFFERING  A Story ���������From the   Rainy  River District.  dan.    One's as likely as the other, and j hlis n"ow .become simpliiied to tho -task of  of the two I prefer Sheridan."   That was    (,omi���������j, j,, *,���������,���������  tolling the patient which  specialist to go lo.   It. is not that spe-  a preference lucky for tho lovers of tho  stage.  The house in Portland, jfaine, whero  Iwongfcllow was born is now a tenement  in tho poorer part of the city, mostly inhabited by Irish. A correspondent writes  thnt  a  fow  years  ago   a    teacher   in  cinlists charge too much, for tlieir lion  orable services aro above price. It is that  landlord, butcher, baker, grocer, milkman, coalman, dentist and trained nurse  do not leave you money enough to pay  them appropriately.   To subscribe, a eon-  Portland was giving a lesson on the life 'j sidcrable sum annually, and have all the  of the poet. At the end of the hour she | repairs and desirable improvements made  began to question her class.   "Where was    in one's family without further disburse-  Longfellow -born?" she asked. A small  boy waved liis hand vigorously. When  the teacher called on him his answer tlid  not scorn to astonish the rest, of the  class, but was a cold shock to her. "In  Patsy Magec's bedroom," he said.  A good example of  the  witty answer  '" -May thine Angels spread,  Their white tails above uie,  Over Kuby's bed!  *.*A learned friend of mine sends me, as  --"jn-irsin������>.I;a to the story, a photograph oi  -���������the "ancient ���������'..oaih-angel" from the Ly-  ���������������ia:. Harpy tomb.    The tails are beatiti-  -    * ��������� ~���������5 1-. -..*.* 1 - I -o,n- jiira. l*nhv---y'ii������  in some previous exist-  iili   not     -������������������nd   a   flood  kvs   comfortably,   aiter      story.     "And   why","; rell|Restate man the other tiny.  ���������aiiriV  ������n archac-.i'r.g;  -tncc.     "God  ���������iio������y   --:".*!   I-'-  lean.*!?  i.-e   -v  .-xsbctgf].,-.- moi  *V":iT.*jb.:;   tar:  ���������V"   ati'v   ::..< ���������...  ���������iWi-"������������������',<.-'.'.���������  Jn0!;i. {'.v: ;.*  you "...    ��������� .  ing three of my own essays m fiction.  They were not up to the mark. R. B.  thtj author cannot delude R. B. the editor. At present I am using his literary  talents for the writing of my circulars,  and if he shows capacity I may print  one of liis articles in the magazine. Jlod-  eirn literature has proved that authors  make tie best advertisers."  a "dance on the previous evening. She tliat turns away wrath was furnished bv  Was kinder to yOU than usual. The flow-I th**" Abb" dn Voiaennn. who had been liners she wore were some you had sent  her. In short, it was a happy eVeniug.  How does sho receive you nowf Coldly,  distantly. You try to begin where rou  left off at the dance, but she insists on  talking about the weather and other iiu-  pei-souai subjects. The minutes pas*.  slowly and dully. At last you rise to  go. As you do so, sho directs your attention to a largo jar on the sideboard.  "It is a sort of funeral urn," she says,  "full of memorials ������f the past."  n You lift the lid and see a. heap of dead  roses and liUtw. "I always keep the  flowers fellows give me," she explains;  "directly they fade, I drop them in here."  You wince at the thought of tho bouquet you selected so carefully luoulder-  iii" with a dozen more in this co-imnon  grave. With a forced laugh, you mention tho thought. Her eyes sparkle.  "Your flowers,",-, she says reproachfully,  "do not go with those of the other fellows. See, there is a second jar which 1  reserve for yoii." ' You look. Th'oi-o is,  indeed, a swond. jar; and your bouquet,  indeed, lies in it. \      .'..'.-  if that, or anything like it, be one of  your experiences, you have reagon to be  glad. An artist has planned and wrought  roi" vou alone. The two jars, the flowers, "and the speeches were all prepared  in anticipation of your/call. Begratoful.  Admire the artist, and let her perceive  the admiration'.'��������� This is the least, and  tie most, "filial you can do.      ;        -;  Is it love of power, desire for change,  or original sin, that makes a woman flirt?  Or is there such a thing as the. Quest of  the Golden Youth? It does not matter.  Some.emotions occasionally far outweigh  a moral. If the woman flirts well, that  is sufficient. As has been said, you may  sutler sometimes, but there are delightful compensations. To know her is, if  not of itself a liberal education, at any  rate an assistance to one.���������Edgar Turner in "To-day."  Had Lost Track of the Cast-*.  The young woman wno, when asked if  she bad read Romeo and Juliet, replied  that she had never read Juliet, but she  thought Borneo was lovely, was of the  same temperament as a village postmaster who knew or pretended to know  v^...,^^%.     -              something of all the doingsof the world,  was'-und^-thV^^ .^i*,-*., >.���������,'  -������������������ r             ������������������  c.t:-_ Some vags  from  a neignbonng town  who* strolled into the post-office one day  thought they would have some sport  with the wise man.  "I suppose it's pretty dead up here,  Mr. Pratt," said one. "    ���������    '  ���������^Well, not so dead, as you think. I  guess there ain't much goes on that we  don't hear about, even if it don't happen  right here."  "Why, you people don't know the  war's over," said another, falling back on  the stock phrase.  the Abbe dc Yoisenon, who had been unfortunate enough lo ollenil lhe great  Conde and to lost* his favor. Whon thn  Abbe went to court to make his pence  with the offended prince, the latter rudely turned his back on him. "Thank  Heaven, sir," the Abbe exclaimed, "I  have been miiinfurmcd; your highness  does not treat* me as if 1 were an enemy?" "Why do you say that?" the  prince demanded. '"Because, sir," answered the Abbe, -'your highness never  (���������tints your back on au enemy."  In the "Critic" ;-, a letter from Mrs.  Elizabeth Chalmers Martin relating tho  followingslory: "When my father-in-law,  Air. P.obert Alavlin of Glasgow, was a  lad he stood ona day watching ***oan������  builders, I forget where, iu Scotland, but  probably near Abbolsford. Suddenly a  lame man walked up to the workmen,  bareheaded, and with u pen behind his  'ear.-.-He took hold of a pail, and, turning  it oyer quickly, said, 'What am I doing  with this pail?' 'Whaniblin' it over,' one  of them replied. 'Thank you! thank yon,  my man; that's the very wonl J'vo been  trying to get all morning'��������� and Sir Walter Soott, for it was no less, went home  to continue his story."  ..  In soatae country districts of Ireland it  is.not.unusual to sue the owners' names  simply chalked on carts and other vehicles, in order to comply with legal regulations. It is related that a policeman  once accosted a countryman whose name  had been wiped, out unknown to him by  a mischievous boy. "Is this cart yours,  my good;man?" "Av coorse it is," was  tlie reply; "do you see anything the  matter wid: it?" "I olKarve," said the  pompous policeman, "that yer namo is  o-blitherated." "Then ye're wrong,"  quoth the countryman, who 'had never  come across the long dictionary word  before, "for me name's O'Reilly, an' I  don't care who knows it!"  In his most slumberous moments Trol-  lope retained a certain good-natured,  grumbling, perverse argumentativeness,  thoroughly characteristic of Uie man. Ho  had just returned from South Africa, antl  was talking one night to the lato Lord  Carnarvon, Lord Derby, Froude the historian, Lord Wolseley, and one or two  others equally famous, on the future of  that country. In the midst of the discussion Trol'lope fell asleep; and after a  quarter of an hour's doze he awoke, shaking himself together like the faithful,  growling Newfoundland dog 'he so much  resembled. Dissentient even in his un-  ccmsenousness, he spluttered forth, "I ut-  terlv' disagree wiUi every ona of you.  yVhat is it you said?"  Ah amUSing anecdote is told of. how  Zola met the Pope during hia visit to  Rome, in 1S04, when he wa*������ writing his  work on the Eternal City, lie stayed for  only three weeks, 'but ho went everywhere, and took copious notes of all that  ho saw���������everywhere, even to the Quiri-  nal, where, on the afternoon of Decem-  ment would he a comparatively simple  way out of a troublesome predicament.���������  "Harper's Weekly." ,  Quite Safe.  The   truth   is  never  more  convincing  than when it "slips out"  invoIim.tar-,~  -p--16r^lly^a"-- 3../*.l.-i-,Tnpa-jluhfLjl-a.neCUl ��������� rf.    .._ ____^ ���������^^^- , . _       _     -....,*Jm.r*-^.u.*^��������� .,*-���������.*.���������.**_��������� *--*t.    _-���������-  -"harm afso, as" this incident, suggest*. A Tlofiered flrrnegowaTions wltn Tm*-'*TeneTyb-^  tattered and forlorn yoitn- girl of fdtcen : in the papers."        _    .,.*_���������.. ,���������,.., ....������������������.,. i in audience, hut ail. to no_ purpose.  summers  or so ente're.i   the   nfiice  of  a  incing "Oh, vou can't work that dodge on bcr' j ])e ^^ a *on COUVersat.ion with  .Urilv. me," replied the postmaster, looking; j..^' VmiibTt0 and Queen Alnrgheritti.  --ci!ii^-Lshrewilly..oye^ijjp^cU������^ brought  to  On.tnar-  ,cr.   "Oh":  li" knows that i ,ly he is the politest of individuals, but  -,v*-:m   no-.v:   it   ".vou:*!  not': [[.j^ Jav he was so btt.-y that be did not  Pica-.---   1**  ::ii:s   nreso.it-.''  '    -\    lJ'.'i,*..!l,t.Hl'.  -*'..i.'.i*-c!" J as!:,  ���������i'..;   tried    .-ti  :"*, rc-range. j know which way to turn. So. witn t������  said ltrj.si- ' svriit gla.n<-e out of the corner ot" his '-ye,  ���������T.ut  il."!'*-; he sni'i rather sharply:  ..!. ���������*0h no!" i     ������������������Well, what do you want?"  "But there arc som-* tilings that ttren tt w..,. j)ot r(,r,(.:vi. an enr*mv of the Church,"  in  the jiapers," said .mot,!ii-'r youth.     'I'^ij t.*-ie ,,,,,,* ],,*0.    Zola, however, uclli-  don'ttMsliovc you know when Shakespeare j .^ (j.^lnt,-?,j. disguised as a polciin from  if',." . , IIT'| m"1z, managed  to solicit thc services ol"  "Well,   no,"   said   tne   pesttnostrr,     I ��������� ��������� ^  q.  t|1/|,|.|M|-���������a!m|ii, and.  by  him,  itli'i't   know   that  he   wa.s  dead,   but   I '    ���������ntroij.11.6li   into   the    Vatican;    he  card last week he was pretty low. w .,'.���������,.,.,���������) -.hri/itcli the* gard.tu������, aiid even  t    died.'  The Discipline Broke Down.  Mahmoud Pasha was a progressive Turk of the new school, lit  was sent to St. Petersburg on n  special mission, where, owing to his gone  manners and childlike ingi'nuoiisnc*-n, h*  soon became popular in diplomatic t-ii  eles. He caught eagerly at new ideas  and was always discussing tho possibility  of introducing reform into Turkey.  One day the Turk w-.t.i at luncheon at  the quarters of >a Russian officer liantot  IBirncdolf. Thc conversation bad turuoi  on Uia splondid diacipline to ho fouud ii  every branch of the Russian service. 13ir  ncdolf suddenly rang a bell.  "I am going to show you how methodi  eal my orderly is," said he to M.ilunouii  Pa sha. "  A trim-looking youmg officer entered  the room, saluted, ami -waited. Biruodofl  gave liim a key and told him to go tc  his office and get a certain bunch 0/ papers.  The man sailuted and left the room.*  BirnodofT took out his watch. "Keeping  his eyes flxod on the dial, he said, "lie i-  '.'oing down the stairs; ho ia in th.  street." And then, after a long pause  "He has reached the War Office; he i.  going upstairs; he has entered my room  ho has the papers and has started ti  come Iiaek; iho has reached tho street.'  Another long pause: "lie is down ai  Ihe door; "ho is mounting tho stairs; he  is here." At this moment the door  opened, and the orderly reappeared and  placed the required parcel in his superior's lianels.  The Turk returned home and at once  began to institute reforms. A year 01  more passed, and the Russian offleei  Birnedoft* was in his turn sent to Con  stantinople, and became the guest ol  -Mahmoud Pasha.  "Count Birnedoft"," said tihe Pasha, at  an opportune moment, " I want to show  you what I have accomplished in the waj  of discipline during the past year, thank?  to your teaching. I want to prove Ir  you that tihe Turk is as capable of methodical training as the Russian."  At tlio sound of a bell a liveried ser  rant npneared. The Pasha spoke .to hhn  in Turkish, When f.ie man had left the  room the Pasha took his watch in hand,  and said:'  "Now he is going downstairs; Jie is in  the street." A long pause: "He has  reached the "building where my office is;  he is going upstairs; he is in my room:  he has the papers; he is coming back���������"  At this moment the door opened suddenly and the (heavy Kurd reappeared.  "Effendim," said ne, with a low salaam.  "I can't find my shoes."  Mr.    Dlxons  Sufferings  Ended by  Dodd'a Kidney Pills.  Harwich', P. O., Rainy River,   Jan.  12.���������(Special.)���������The hardships endured  by the settlers of a new country so  often bring on Rheumatism that nny  well authenticated euro is eagerly discussed and carefully investigated in  this neighborhood. For this reason  the recent cute of William John Dixon has created a sensation. He was a  familiar figure limping around with  his stick, and his cure was .so speedy  and complete that it is little wonder  people are looking on Dodd's Kidney  Pills as something to swear by.  "I had an attack of Typhoid Fever," Mr. Dixon says in telling the  story, "and after I got over it and  started to work Rheumatism set in.  1 had pains in my back and in my  right hip so bad that I had to use a  stick to walk and I had no comfort  in sleeping. I could no more tha������  dress myself for nearly two months,  and for three or four months I could  not lace my right shoe or put my  right shoe or put my right leg on my  left knee.  "A brother of mine advised me to  try Dotld's Kidney Pills and after talcing three boxes I began to walk  around and do my work and lace up  my shoes.  "Six boxes cured me completely."  di.  heard  and  -'-.  I.!.**,  iu.*,*.  *:;   f y.'I'"  (."-even so.-m**:  *.   even   in   thi-i  nine years  old.  ���������   .1-deed   of   her  ,1  ���������������������������.lest.    '-But  I can't "leil what you want  ���������Wei!!   what   does .**he  look  ���������ih- <>!.* or young?    What does  .ihout**"   Her mother attempt-  :���������;;....on.    "I know." an id Joan,  :i*'*r up. quite  *-,.*it.i*,!ied;  "black  -���������quirt-!"    Another  ���������'"summary"  ihe   1  they'i  too   1  ������t:ntt:rv.i  "What" i-  ns**.;.':.- r  ���������really. *".  to  kin-...  like?    1-  -sie this;'.-:  ������d a th-  summi 11 ���������_'  ������et am  ������ne retail- wilh tears at one's heart, for  it is many yc.tr- now since Ralph, aged  j������evcn, v*,';'*** "c.illid to enter the mists oi  .death. Ji. -.viis ids la.-.t Kaster, and he  ���������begged hard to be allowed to go to  ���������church as u-:ii.tl. lie was taken home af-  "ter the !' --over lesson. "And you could  not unde:--..h:..! that, my boy; you might  %ave come cut before," said hi- inotltt-r.  ���������Oh, no!" said Ralph, "I loved it; it was  -*������. beautiful -iory: the blood, and the  J*imb-���������tm<!, they" were all safe!"���������Cor-  '������clia Sorabji  in" the "Spectator."  Corrected.  Poetical and pedantic young lady  walking in the wood with elderly and  -learned' pr������fe*s?or: "Oh, Mr. Hookworm,  look at. that magnificent oak! Let us  ������top one minute. I must tell him how  the sight of such beautiful trees.raises  keen emotions in my soul; because, yon  know, I'm -tire they can hear us and  iiijoy a compliment as well a-s you do.  "You"sup<*rb oak. what would you say if  Tou could talk?" "I believe I can bo his  -Interpreter, dear Miss Hopkins. lie  -jtrou'd most likelv -w: 'Beg your par-  *.-*������������������   "'is; I'm a beech!'"      ...  ..... ii  ���������I'-p-p*!c*ase, miM'T, won't you buy ������������������*  ticket on our cuckoo cluck?" replied tho.  girl, hesitatingly.  '"/our cuckoo clock? What could 1 do  with a cuckoo clock even if I sbouhl get  it?"  "Oh, you won't got it, mister I Please  buy a ticket."  Those Turkish Baths I  They are now saying that a Turkish  bath is the best m-eans to restore a man  in a hurry from tho effects of the. Mowing bowl. Generally when you present  yourself at the ticket office of the palatial establishment, the clerk le-aiis forward antl enquires: "Do you want a  Turkish bafcb?" ns if he thought you  mi"ht have cotuo to enquire whether  they sold tintttckrf. Tlio unhappy inebriate will mis*** this pleo**rnt experience,  since his csnditton will give him nw.ty  off-hand. But it will be a disagreeably  suggesUve surprist*. for the t.opcr who  wakes gradually with fche eonaniou.-tnesa  of his iniquity troubling hi.i spirit to  find himself in. seraphic aitire in a place  uncomfortably hot; trad we shall probably lioar of t5bo patient in such a case  reacthing out for the innocent attendant  with the pathotic words: "Say, ole feller,  this is a s'priso!    When did I die''"  Cautions.  "Let's go hnve a drink, Smithnrs.'  "No, I've swe-rn oir 1������hia week for a it-.-tt."  "Why, -wfeat aro y*������u tt������*Hng?" "Myself,  As long ������������ 1 &h*'* 'win s**0? ' won't sU,l'  While Imprisoned.  long  but as.  ������top."-  aii I fcid I can't stop I will  A prisoner condemned to p:;.-;*" for  life, after a careful study of the '"'jb*'..  found it to contain *?,i)?!i,*l***0 letters, 773,-  O0-2 worei-t, 31,I7.*5 versos, 1,1X1 chapters,  tend (id book.-. The word. "ar.J" occuri  40,277- times, tlse word "Lord" 1^5.1  times.  The middle verse is tlia <8th of tine  'llSth Psalm. The 2Jit verso of the 7th  chapter of Ezra contains .all the letters  of the alphabet except, "j."  The longest verse is the 9th in the 3th  chapter of Esther. The shortest is the  3r>th of the nth chapter of St. John's  Gospel.  Tln-re ara ae words of more than six  syllables.  It must hare takt.-i tht*. poor prisoner  many yr-nr.-i elf patient., c-<vreful study l*>:  gather'all these facts.  Our Strictly Policed Women,  No -reomen ra the wofltl are so strictly  rK>lief*el a*> ours���������for they watch each  ofhrsr. ftuge incriTnf.i irithout any re-  spoiuibility *ttfi-hcd lo the sj-Ktnding of  tht*in, Imck ef daiij rational occupD-tiMi**,  and a frank bulifferencft to art and lit-  -..���������fraturo���������not tu mr.ntion politics and  .science!���������liave ttirned our ".Smart Sot"  ladies Into dollir.i, gorgev>iwly (\f?*w.d  (and t*s oftern frsshly painted, I fe*r),  sinne of Trhich t*������n sny, "Mamma, Papa!"  when yon pnll a .'tring. A very fevw  havn nhonogrj.phs in lhe.tr protty heads;  but these, are the p-xceptions; ���������and r������m  norm rrrrKrir.*, nnyrrnj, of heawing the rc-  pftifcf***"* of their well-knivwTi little, cylinders, M*i-������t-che*-l by tho Imtrst ntijrl-otl-f,  vrliw has Uilkcol into tiboin.���������jIk.  Speaking in Parables.  Phrases and figures of speech oflen tell  much of one's early life and environment.  Such illustrations as arise spontaneously  to a man's mind in conversation aro usually those derived from familiar scenes  or favorite books.  Secretary Shaw, a Vermont Yankee,  who has passed most of his life in the  3iiis3i33ippi-=i-Valleyr--often-^surprises-iJiis.  "Washington callers by the terse, everyday phrases, and even homtdy illustrations, in which besets forth his attitude  on great epicstions of public policy. Not  long ago a delegation of. influential men  wero trying to persuade him to do something to which he was plainly disinclined. To their elaborate technical arguments ha replied  .         ���������"  ,  ,,     ,',.:..,.., .,r>i-i-imciit-i of the ��������� gumenls ha replied:  inspected  tl.u;���������'>���������:���������<��������� J^\SU t"  Vi- ! ������ "Gentlemen, I expect to get into more  'V. "'! wl'������'l> ;e-*Aa" C]Ulb'-    T i or less hot water while I am in this of-  chtngis a lew  v.orus^  j ^ bu(. you 1)lust CXC'U30 mc from step*  King Edward ia Di3gu:se.  The I^neioii "M, A. IV tells, this story  of King Edward.:  Not so verv long ago, when tbe King  was Prince of Wales and he was better  able than'nowadays-to gratify hi* tastes  for the methods of "the good liaroun-al-  Rasehid," he was taking a walk alone in  ���������it James' Park before breakfast. He  found himself followed by a well-dressed  but cr3-.y-looking oltl woman. He had  seen and suffered from her before, so he  ignored her sedulously arid severely, anel  continued his stroll until, he was" obliged  to turn homeward. Then the woman  itoo-i right, 'before* him and curtstcl. The  Prince raised his hat and tried to paiw  en.   But in vs-in. ��������� ���������  'T .have a grievance, y*ur Koyal High-  new," 1-cgan Lhe stranger, elnt-wing from  her lut-neil-ag a big, closely written purcli-  men'b roll. .  "Ach, madam, the*es ees not zo nnn  time f have been tnkCT f*>r ze Pr-rrince  of Wales," was the reply )������ n. grnlt voice,  and with a fine natural German accent.  The old lady fla-dicel * look of deepest  scorn upon tho Teutonic "double" of the  King ribat was to be. Then she put a-vfiiy  her precious 'documents and sudd loftily,  with tho rather pitiful vanity of her  elii-iii���������fcho Mise-TFlites of rail ufe: I  have the honor to know por-'Kinally all  the* members of the royal fs-mtly, and 11  my ���������ye-si'-'ht were not V������e*������ming so lr.nl  iw-fl-adays I w-jiiW nernr l**Te made such  on a**itern)i������hrnir errerr ".i to hiv������e taken  y������*a far tU Frtiwe ej-f Wtrfost"  ping into a bucket from which I can sec  the steam ���������rising." ��������� ...  When asked by reporters on 'another  occasion why ho was unwilling to give  publicity to some views which ho had  just advanced. Mr. Shaw, replied:  "Don't you know that when you spank  your baby in public you give, it a good  deal worse, reputation than it deserves?"  One of bis'casual ailmonitions which  has been somewhat quoted, is:  "Don't drop your-monkey-wrench into  the cylinder just when the threshiug*-  inachino is going to start."  With an H.  ���������'What's your baby's mime?" asked a  visitor who lmd called to secure Mm  JolinsKin'a serviciM as waHhepwotiinri.  "I'm 'most���������'sdiamed. to ledl you dat  chile's name," *tid Mrs. Johnson, "'cause  ele folka reniJid here say it sotin' like he  was an Injini. ^JJut his muim. tint his  pavr 'i*oatod on ��������� gibing hiia���������Ids niuue am  lfoncar, missy."  "Iforso-oar T" feobly repeated tho visitor. ,  "Yas'm���������Hoscar," *������id fclie mother, sorrowfully. "Dr.ro was ������.n Englishman tlat  wns powTul good to Mr. Johnsing wlion  he took dat foolhft trip out Wets' four  veurs ne'o, an' put him on de c.yars to  come bo-mo again; an' when my 'husban'  ax bim his name he smilo an' say, 'Dey  call mo irosenr -when I'm to home,' he  ���������ay. So when dis bsby tms'born, nuffin  \������*onW do but ws mua' eafi him Hoscar,  Pigtanar OH' ObeETS> .^^  B������ Ebsteia dietary for the c'c.**e,  ���������cviioh has been largely adopted in  Oenmojty, goes on the hoiuoeopa-  thio principle of giving fat to destroy  fat, on the theory that by consuming fat  fr-eely a sense of satiety is quickly pro-  ducedi and tlio patient is unable to taks  more t'han a small quantity of food. Tho  inventor of the syst������in maintained that  fat taken into the stomach does not  produce body-fat���������an hypothesis by no  means accepted by medical men generally.  Under this system, tjiree meals a day  are allowed. Breakfast consists of two  ounces of toast, thickly plastered with  butter. For dinner, soup made of beef  marrow is given, followed by four ounces  of fat meat, smothered with fat sauce.  A small quantity of green vegetables  may -be added. Supper consists of an  egg, followed by a little very fat meal,  and an ounce of bread thickly covered  witih'lnitter. After each meal a cup of  tea, without milk or sugar, is given. It  will be noticed that, notwithstanding the  large proportion of fat, this is really tt  very "restricted diet.  Oertel's system provides a dietary similar to that first described, thougn not  quite so severe, and adds to it a considerate amount of hill-climbing���������a form  of exorcise to which .the corpulent arc  certainly not addicted.  The system invented toy Germain See  is that of Khstein plus thc consumption  of vast quantities of fluid, hot tea being  specially favored, on the ground that in  this way the elimination of 'waste material is promoted. But life can hardly  be worth living on a diet of fat, washed  down with huge potations of warm unsweetened tea! Most people would prefer to remain corpulent.  Most Remarkable Strike on  Record.  That the' women of Persia nre  something more ihau the mere  slavc3 of their lords and master**  is evident from the following incident  related "by Wilfred Spiuroy in his entertaining volume, "Persian Uhildren of tht  Koyal l-'amily:" "In the autumn of 18U0  a complete monopoly of *the purchase,  sale and manufacture of native-grow]  tobacco wns granted by the Shall, Nasi  rud-Din, to an Knglish company, entitlei  the Imperial Tobacco Corporation of I or  sia, which was formed to work it. I in  concession was to hold good for n perioi  of=Jlfty=yoars.-���������-So. wholcsalo ajbartenn������  of a staple product .regarded- in"n.'eran-  as a necessary'of life, excited the fierce--,'.  opposition among the people, who tool-  further alarm at the company's nxcrcis  in" the right of search in too reckless **  fashion. The suggestion that tho privnc"  of their homes wns in danger of .hemp  violated sufficed to kindle the irresistible  vitality of the race; and the whole conn-  try, headed by the women and tne  priests,' went 011 strike. Mirza Htisun.  tho high priest, of the sacred city of Ker-  bela, declared tobacco to be unlawful to  the true followers of the -prophet, and  every man and every woman was forbidden either to smoke or to sell it. lhe  priestly prohibition was obeyed;-the women, ever to tha fore in upholding the.  rights of Uie people to develop the resources of the country themselves, refused te allow tiair husbands to smoke  in the harems; raids were made upon  susnootcd tea-ubops by vigilance man,  who smashed every water-pipe, they could  lay thoir hands on; ministers of the  crown were cooreed toy their wives to* forswear the soothing weed; men and women took thoir; walks abroad wearing  the sullen; and irritable look Uaibitual.to  smokers who give* up the habit too_ suddenly; even the Shah, himself had no  choice than to smoke on the sly, like a  schoolboy, eo overruling was the whim  of Uie hsxli-as of his harnm. The result of  the strike, probably tha most remarkable, and certainly tho most representative on record, was'that, .tne Shah, in  January, 1892, v*tj ot goverakig a nation of -Kin-smokew, yielded to the popular damoiMtratSoa by oaaceling the entira  eoncewsion, prontising pecuniary -compensation for the rupture oi eontraet;-*  promise which was faithfally fulnlled.  Then th* gurgling of 'th* hn^ble-bubble  waa heard once nfra in th������ land, and  the national f������<������ took on its ���������ustomary  c-cpression of Oriental wrenity. The  honors of *his victory belong t������ the gentler sex, for tJie priests could have  achieved ������������xi *��������� nothing without their  yrhola-kaaxUi #e������^i������������r������tion*:"  Saved by a match Box.  Jamen B. lilolmcs of Pasadena, Cftl.,  "R*as ohattiit" wilh a hunting guide  up among tlio Coast Ear 70 Mountains, in Kern County, in Saa Joaquin  Valley, California. As they talked they  "heartf a crackling of twigs -behind them.  "I believe it's elecr," said Ma". Holmes,  Tho guide said'"no." A moment later  tho crackling became louder. Both men  then thought surely deer wero coming  down the mountain side, and they leaped  to their feet.  "They're deer, sure; look out," said  Holmes softly.  Both men stepped nsido nnd waited.  Mr. Holmes hud a rillo in his hands, and  ho and Iho guide stood watching tho  thicket above them, whence the crackling  sound eiinio. As they looked, the jji'iiv.  iioso of a grizzly wns protruded through  Ihe foliage, and Mr. Holmes and tha  guide stepped backward while they  caught I heir breaths. Mr. Holmes is a  crack  shot,   but  ho  had   never  had   e.t-  Cericnco with grizxlics. The nose of tho  ear made n Jlno mark, niul Mr. Holmes  raised his rille to blaze away. Iio was  about twenty yards from Iho bear. Just  ns ho was going to lire there was moro  crackling of brush, and two other nnd  larger grizzlies thrust their heads  through the thicket toward Oho men. Thof  guide turned pnlo.  "For heaven's sake, don't shoot," he  called.   Mr. Holmes lowered his riflo.  "Hun for tlio hill! Run for your life!"  yelled the guide. ������  Mr. Holmes heard him yell "run!" but  did not catch the instructions to go for  the hill. Near the crest of till0 hill was  a clump of trees, and Mr. Holmes hande-  a rush for them with the idea thnt he-  might find a hiding place or some place  of shelter. Tho bears gave venL te frightful bellowings nnd went bounding over  stones and chaparral nfter Mr. Holmes.  He afterwards said it was Iho mo-it awful moment of his life. He siretuhed  every nerve .ind exerted every muscle.  The bellowings of the three grizzlies close  behind loltl him (here was one: chance in  a million for him lo escape alive.  The 'bull grizzly bear was nearest. Just  as Mr. Holmes felt the hot "breath of  this beast upon his hands," he resolved to  do something desperate. He wheeled  around quickly. The grizzly towered  above him. lie innclc a Inst ell'ort to get.  his gun in position and fined. At that,  moment he Mas knocked down. The bull  hem-'buried his teeth in his right leg just  below the hip, tearing open the flesh.  The pain was well-nigh killing. The female cime up anil intuit! a vicious snap  11 this ribs, but only succeeded in grubbing'  his coat and driving her teeth through  thc cloth unci through a pasteboard  match box, igniting the matches. The  female gave tin angry roar, .shook her  head and snapped at Mr. Holmes' face,,  and he gave his head a feeble jerk. It  wns just "in -time. J To heard the teeth  snap in his face with" a sound like that  of closing a steel 'trap.  Mr. Holmes swooned. He wns unconscious for three or four minutes, and  then, slowly rising, reconnoitred the situation. II0*saw .the bears with the cu1>  trotting at 'their feel disappearing in  the brush. Peeping over the brow of  the hill he perceived the guide, pale and  trembling. When he arose the guide  sprang lo his fed and rushed toward ���������  him, saying: '  "Thank God, sir, you're alive. It's the-  narrowest squeeze l ever saw. The box  of "burning matches scared t'hc bears off."  Definitions of a Kiss.  Some years ago the following definitions of a kiss were published:  ��������� A kiss is an insipid and tasteless morsel, which becomes delicious and delectable in proportion as it is flavored withi  love.  The sweetest fruit on the tree of love.  The oftcner plucked the more abundant  it grows.  A thing of use to no one, but much  prized by two.  Tho batoy's right, the lover's privilege,,  the parents' b-mison, and the hypocrite's-  That which you cannot give without  taking, and cannot take-without giving.  The food by which the flame of love is*  fed.  The flag of truce in the petty wars of  courtship and marriage.  The acme of agony to a bashful man.  Tho only known "smack" that will  calm a storm.  A telegram to the heart in which the*  operator use3 the "sounding" system. .  Nothing divided between two.  Not enough for one, just enough for  two, too much for three.  The only really agreeable two-faced action under the sun, or the moon cither.  Tho sweetest labial of the world's language.  A  woman's most.'effective  argument,,  =^whetlicrIito-cajole-the=-heart-of-a-fatherr^==i  cout roi the humors of a husband, or con-  solo the griefs of childhood.  Something rather dangerous,  Something rather nice,  Something'rather .wicked,  Though it can't be called a vice,  Some think it naughty,  Others think it wrong,  All agree it's jolly,  Though it doesn't last long.  A kiss from a pretty girl is like having  hot treacle poured down your back by,  angels. .* ,.'...  The thunder-clap of the lips, which inevitably follows the lightning glance of  the eyes.  A report at headquarters. :-  Everybody's acting edition of "Komeo*  and Juliet." ,   . ..-  What the child receives free, what tno  young man: steals, and what the old man  The drop that runneth over when the  cup of love is full.  That in which two heads are better  than one.  A Fine Theory Punctured.  It was'late in the evening, and thet  young professor of physiology ought ��������� to  have known enough about the human'  system and functions of society to have  gone home, but he didn't, or if he did, he  was not putting his knowledge to mueli  use. The girl, in the meantime, was  doing the best she could under the circumstances.  "You sea, Mi98 Franeees," he wns saying, as the clock struck eleven, "if from  any cause the brain is unduly, stimulated,  whotiher by emotion, thought or external  impressions on tho one hand, or by the  acceleration of the blood current and increased blood supply through the cerebral vessels, then t'.e supervention of  sleep will be delayec and possibly prevented for a'prolong 1 period."  <rYes," she responded with feeling,  "but, you see, mine isn't that way."  'f-1  9  s&j&aiaa^'&'Si,*^^  ,V''7;l*TtrSllit'T)*H*w.������i*Jr- I'O'KA J/A  ���������!.W9  ������������������The Moon.storve=  Sphitxx=======^  By Mrs. & H. WBBumm,  Aattutr cl - A tu ������l ta pMa**," tt**.  -which the curtain had beon pushed  aside.  On the floor In front of tho window,  ter father was lyln*?���������still, quite still.  A moment later, Airs. Bruco, aroused from sleep by tho atrango cry,  rushed Into the room. Sho found Marjorie, bare-footed and In her nightgown, kneeling on the Boor In an agony of grief and tirror. vainly trying  to support her dead lather ia her arms.'  .   ' * CHAPTER II.  Iu tbo Train.  j   Nine years inter.  The Loudon express   from   Crewo  ������������������Was on thc point of starting.  The guard had all but raised hla  ������������������whistle to his lips, when a porter waa  ���������seen hurrying along the platform with  ���������a young lady, dressed-in slight niourn-  ilng, who was evidently anxious to  vcatch the train.  The porter pulled open a door; lt Tbe-  "���������longed to a first-class compartment,  .and there was a single passenger in-  :6ide���������an elderly gentleman with a  ithick travelling rug wrapped round  "his knees, and books nnd papers litter-  .lug tho scat beside him.  ���������- The young lady gave a little inco;  "herent exclamation, and seemed aa  though she would hav.o drawn back.  -, But there was no time for this.  The guard banged tho door, ths  whistle sounded and the train moved  out of the station.  The young girl���������for she was nothing  Ttnore, being barely eighteen years ot  age���������sank into one of the comfortably  cushioned seats, with a look of such  "unmistakable agitation and distress  that the gentleman could not but observe it.  "I hope there is nothing amiss," lis  ���������said, courteously. "Surely tliey have  'not put you in the wrong train. This  :1s for London."  "I'm in the right train, thank you1,  tut," she flushed crimson, then added,  .-bravely, though with an evident effort:  "'But this is a first-class compartment  .and I am only a third-class passenger."  "Indeed!    That Is a very trifling ac-  -cldent," said the gentleman, pleasantly. "I think you need not'worry over  ���������it.   No doubt the porter made a mistake."  "Y������s, that was it." murmured ths  ���������girl, with a suspicion of tears iu her  "eyes. "Can you tell- me how far I  ���������Shall have to go beftpre I can change*!"  "Well, we stop at.Stafford, 1 believa  Don't be uneasy. You may take mj  ���������word for It, the raiiroad company will  ���������not be hard on you."  And he .smiled in a frank, pleasanl  ���������fashion, calculated to set her enurelj  -at her ease.  After this there was silence for a  .minute or two.  The'gentleman li --hhiI to his papers;  (but, nevertheless, be gave, every now  ���������and then, a quietly scrutinizing look at  the girl sitting opposite.  She was of middle height,-slender,  -and graceful, with a refined and ex-  -ceedingly lovely face.  A pure oval face���������the eyes large anil  lustrous, and fringed by long dark  .lashes, the complexion delicate as a  Tose-leaf, the shining hair of a beautiful golden brown.  A truly lovely face, the gentleman  ���������decided, but rather a sad one just now.  He noticed tlje extreme plainness ol  ler dress���������indeed, his clear gray eyes  ���������seemed to take in everything at a  glance���������and came to the conclusion  that she was a gentlewoman, though  a poor one.  He himself was a distinctly aristocratic-looking man *of sixty���������his hail  somewliat_mllilary-lookina  Imnglno her grief and horror to (ln<  on reaching hot* destination Hint tin  Jndy had been suddenly culled to Africa, to nurse her husbund, who wtn  dangerously 111 there.  Sho had telegraphed to Prnncc, ap  prising lhe girl of her change of plans  and* asking her to postpone her Journey till she heard from her again; bul  unfortunately, the latter had starter:  before the telogram arrived, and sht  reached her "English destination Onlj  to find tho house shut up, and In thi  hands of a caretaker.  "And what will you do, my pool  .ieblld?" asked the gentleman, very  jkindly, having listened to the pathetio  (little story with much lntet st and  (sympathy.  : "I don't quite know. I am going to  iXondon now, to try to find out an old  taorvant, whoso address I have. Sho  would let me stay with her a Ilttlo  ���������while."  ��������� "Do you mind telling me yom  name?"  "Marjorie St. Clair."  "You don't mind my asking you, 1  /nope.   I am not asking from mere idle  inquisltivoncss,"  ��������� "Indeed, I don't know how to thank  ,/yoii "enough; you havo been so very  kind."  "Will you allow me to gives you my  Card?"  And he handed her one, Inscribed  CWith the name���������Geoffrey Ilydo.  Aft j- having sat deep in thought for  a minute or two, he took up a newspaper again, glanced down Its advertisement columns, and .finally handed  It to Mwjorle pointing to the advertisement ho wished her lo read.  1 v  "Wanted"  sho  gray,   liis  moustache almost "white.  From head to foot he was pervaded  by that air of extreme neatness untl  cleanliness which is even more attra'o*  Itlve in an old man tnan in a young  ���������one, and which pleasantly character*,  jlzes a certain type of elderly BngllsS  .gentlemen.  After a few m'* *ites, he laid aside  >*his papers and lcoked at his young  traveling comi-t-alon. _  It waB easy to see that she was in  ���������"deep trouble; the tears were standing  'in her lovely eyes.   -  "My child," said the old gentleman,  "you are too young"���������his look added,  ���������"and too pretty"���������"to be making this  'long journey all alone. Have you  friends to meet you?"  The pleasant, fatherly manner appealed to the girl's Inmost heart; II  caused her tears to flow faster and  .faster.  "You are in trouble, I see. Is thert  -anything���������I am an utter stranger, aud  ; don't wish to be inquisitive���������but Ii  ���������there any thing I can do' for you?"  i Sympathy is always welcome.  ' The girl needed no further encouragement to toll her simple story.  She was an orphan, she said; had  (lost both ber parents while she wai  iTery young, and had been brought uj  'by a relation of her mother's, who had  lived In the south of France.  This relation having died recently,  and her annuity dying with her, thi  girl was loft to make her own way la  ��������� the world.  She had no other relative that sh|  know of, and no friends in England. ,  Through tho medium of an advertise*  m-ent, however,' sho had, a fortnight  ago, obtained an engagement as companion to on Et'gllsli lady, and had  traveled from Franco yesterday to ful*  -n.: ������������������.-;���������;���������*.,.��������� ���������    ������������������:' ���������������������������..  Under  the beading  tead���������  "As companion, a young lady of refined tastes and cheerful disposition;;  must be musical.   Address, Alpha."  "I imagine that would suit' you, MIsb  Bt. Clair," said Mr. Hyde. "You are  musical, I think you said."  "Yes, but "  ' "But you don't know whether you  Could get the situation. Isn't that  .what you would say? Well, you have  only to decide whether you will accept  It. I happen to bo 'Alpha,' Miss St.  Clair."  "Oh!"  ' Marjorie uttered this little exclamation, and then sat silent, looking at  him with a world of gratitude shining  In her eyes.  "Take a little time, and think this  over," said Mr. Hyde, kindly. "It ia  my daughter for whom I want a companion, ��������� my only child, and a dear,  sweet girl, with whom, I feel sure, you  would be happy. We are by no means  people of fashion; but our home is a  pleasant one, a quiet country house, a  dozen miles from London, and very  prettily situated. As to references, I  can only refer you to my friends aid  ...neighbors." .   "Oh, sir!" exclaimed Marjorie, teal***  fully, quite overcome by his kindness.  "Well, then, my dear child, think it  over for yourself. If you do decide to  come to us, I tell you frankly I shall  be very pleased, and so, I am sure, will  my daughter. But don't let me urge  you unduly. Decide according to your  own feelings. Only I would suggest  that, if you are coming to ua, you  might just aa well *:ome at once. Go  home with me this, afternoon.; That  will be much better than going hunting over London for your old servant,  {whom, after all, you might not find."  After a moment he added,, gravely���������  '   '"London is certainly not the place  for a young girl like you to be alona  Jn."  "I don't know bow to thank' you*  said Marjorie, w**h deep emotion,  "Your kindness-Is so very great. And  . if���������if you are quite sure I shall not be  Intruding,.I will' accept your generous  - offer, and���������and heaven bless' you for  making It."  "My child, I have not the slightest  'doubt it is heaven that has willed our  meeting. We hear of special Providence often; and If we only look wo  might see them for -ourselves. But  now," he added, in ������������������ kind, cheery ton������\  "we will consider the main question  settled; and as to little details, you  must arrange tbem with my daughter."  After a little morn conversation the  train slopped at Sinn'ord.  You will stay with me, o*: Bourse.***  said Mr. Hyde, nrtlcing her look of  hesitation and indecision. "You will  not leave this for a thlrd-elass compartment?"  She thanked him with ber eyes, and  the next moment a mnn-ser.vant, in  neat dark livery, come up te the window, and, touching his hat, asked it  bis 'master wanted anything.  (To be Continued.)  "CTuiinpngne, fn n jrtTiHed Venctinn  glass, wns Bending up from its depths to  the golden gloaming surfuce a stream of  bubbles. Winifred raised her glass to  her lips and drank-.. As she did so her  tortured eyes met Mncnirc's, and the  glint "of satisfaction that darted from  his, though he would havo hidden it,  startled lier. She set down the glass  quickly. What In d that look meant?  Was he pleased that she had drunk his  wine only because of his triumph in compelling her obedioncp, or wns there a  more subtle reason?  Her heart knocked against her side,  and her hands grew cold ns her gaze traveled questioningly from one hard face  to another. Was there one in this  strange company who would sympathize  or help her.if she went down on her  knocs to implore it? She did not believe  that there was one. And Baron von Zellheim did not come. :.--.;.-'���������.  Fearful lest she hnd made a serious  mistake, sho watched her own-feelings.  Had she experienced any did'erent sensations, she asked herself, anxiously, since  she had drunk those few sips of wine?  At first she hoped thnt lier excited  fancy alone conjured up the imagined  difference, but slowly she was obliged to  acknowledge that she felt a slight giddiness, a weakness of tlie limbs of which  she had not been conscitjp.*** bofc-rc. Her  eyelids drooped, and she lifted them with  nn effort. There wns a faint prickling  in the pnlqis of her hands nnd the; soles  of lier feet.' The beating of her heart,  which had been like the wild fluttering of  a bird against the bars of a cage, slowed  to a heavy, measured throbbing at longer intervals. Thc shrill laughter of the  women nl 'to table sounded metallic,  unreal, and ..ir away. A mist rose between her and the faces lo which a few  minutes ago she had turned a vainly appealing gaze.  CHAPTER XL.  The Eye of the Moonstone.  How the dinner went on Winifred did  not know, foT she wns like one in*n.  dream. Macaire had talked to her and"  forced answers at first, but now he let  her alone, well pleased, perhaps, wilh the  progress of events. Some of the guests  who appeared to know each other well,  had addressed a rcmaik to-her now and  then, but when she scarcely replied they  turned their attention elsewhere.  "I've been drugged, I've been drugged,"  Winifred kept saying to herself, ns if the  repetition of the startling -words must  rouse her failing.energies to some su-  .preme effort. " 'But, though her . mind  struggled with the creeping lethargy, the  body would not answer the call to arms.  As the champagne went round the  laughter grow louder, the women bolder.  Strange jest* were made, such jests ns  Winifred had ii"vci- been forced to hear  even behind the scenes at the Salisbury,  nor did she hear them now. The words  drummed upon her oars without conveying a meaning.-All the voices seemed  to join in a wild babble, inarticulate ns  the voice of a river fed from many rushing brooks.  'Winifred wns going to sleep, nnd so  dulled were all her faculties that she no  longer cared.  ���������Her head, with ils crown of bright,  waving hair���������so different from the artificial structure of her neighbors'���������nodded  on the slender throat, like a lily shaken  on its stem by the wind. Her lashes fed..  "Ila, ha!" laughed Macaire.- "Sec, our  Mis3  Ingenue  is  missing, -her    beauty  mo. You bound yourself, in your gold-  greed, to do'anything I exacted of you  when the six months should bo up. What  I meant to mako of you was a. groom in  my stables, a place you're well fitted  for, and you can't refuse it without  breaking your pledge, the same as obtaining eight thousand pounds on ftdse  pretenses. How will Miss Gray fancy being tho wife c*f my groom? We must  ask her when she wakes from her fainting fit."  r'Lct me first twk you a question" said  Newcome.   "Whose property is this?"  He supported Winifred's slender, white-  dad body with his lott arm, and pressed  it close against his heart. With his right  hand he held up. a moonstone, cut in the  shape of a Sphinx's head. As he raised  it aloft the light touched tho stone, and  struok out a strange blue gleam, like an  eye that peered through a cloud, searching, searciiing for something that sooner  or later it would find.  "That is mine!" snid Macaire, and  sprang towards it. But Kowcoinc lifted  tlio stone beyond his reach.  "You aro sure it is yours?" he asked  again.  "I've had it for years, till it was stolon from mo. Unless you want to bo  called 'thief as well as dog and liar, you  will hand it back."  "You have had it for yea������s?" Newcome  aediocd. "I thought so. lt was you who  stole it from Harold Norman."  For once in (ij^ life, Lipnel Macaire  visJ&fy quailed. His hideous face seemed  literally to wither, his bo.dy lo shrink;  hut in a moment he was himself again,  all traces of emotion gone), save for n  quivering of thc nostrils, a slight twitching of the marred eyelids.  "I don't know the name," he said.  Hope Newcome turned a sudden blaze  of hatred and contempt upon him. "You  know it as well as that of "Leland "Mar-  mioii, the Californian murderer!" he  flung at the millionaire.  Speechless, Macaire stared at him.  with mouth falling open, jaw dropped  down.    Then, his veioe eoniing back, he  gasped: "Yiiu scoundrel!>v  "I am Harold Norman's son," answered the man who hud called himself  Hope Newcome. "His son, and the son  of 1"'. E. Z. I am Harold Norman's namesake, and I have lived for this night,  lived to be his avenger."  "Great Heavens!" he heard Mncniru  mutter, beneath his panting breath.  Even for that iron self-control, the? stubborn courage that could inllict horrible  sclf-mutilution for bare life's sake, and  safety's sake, was broken down. But  again it was only for a moment.  "I wonder if you know what you nre  talking about?'' Macniro sneered, his  voice coming back to steadiness. "I only  know that you seem to be threatening.  Tako care or I will have you arrested."  Hope Newcome*���������or Harold Normun���������'  laughed. "Try it," he snid. "You will  nover havo so good a chance. Tho police  are outside now, for they havo seen certain letters found long ago, but not too  long for justice, in the pocket of a dead  man���������one of those whom you, Leland  Marmion, mmuerod."  As that last word leaped like a sword  from tho accuser's lips, a strange tiling  happened. The women at the table cried  out in terror, antl in thc same instant  utter darkness fell. The brilliant lights  that had made vivid the blue und gold  and purple and marble-white vanished  like a burst bubble, and the room wns  black as a night of plague. The screams  and! the sudden darkness came together.  Tlio quickest eye and ear could not have  sworn with certainty which wa3 first.  Someone had turned off tho electric  lights���������how, nobody knew. There was a  soft fluttering and rustling of women's  dresses, hyst rical exclamations, and the  crash of breaking dishes and falling  chairs a.s people pushed away from the  table, blinded and confused by thc black  darkness.  Only Hope Newcome did not move.  Even if he lost his revenge, ho would not  put Winifred away to recover the chance,  slipping from him. She was waking from  her stupor, nnd clung to him. murmuring  the name hy which she had known him.  And, stooping closer, he thought he  hoard her whisper:  "Partner, partner, if you could forgive!"  Bleep 1 ' Sho would have-us. believe that  she's in bed every night at ten."  "You've plied her with too 'much champagne, oh, generous host!" cried one of  the women,  -i ���������'   _-  "Perhaps," " confessed Macaire, while  everybody laughed. - "The child must not  have any more to-night. 'Next time you  meet' her 1 warrant" she'll'do better. In  a month she'll hold her own with any of  you."  "To the next meeting!" Glasses were  lifted,'and much champagne'was drunk.  "Poor little dear, she doesn't look very  comfortable!" giggled a lady in many  diamonds and a small allowance of bodice- "She -iTon,t^be-able-to-sit_up_with  us bigger children for dessert."  "Ill give instructions for her to bo  tnken away where sho can have her  nap out in peace," said Macaire, his eyes  viciously bright. He nodded to a footman, who moved forward respectfully to  take his master's order; and at this instant, 'without being announced, Hopo  Newcome came into thc house.  "Von Zellheim I" exclaimed one of the  men.   . -'���������".     .'���������..������������������'..  Winifred's closing eyes. opened -wide  for the fraction of a second. They were  no longer bright, but dull and curiously  glassy.. "Help!" she whispered, rather  than spoke, straining to make her voice  heard as one tries to scream and break  the cold spell of a nightmare. -Then her  head fell forward again, and she would  have slipped from her chair to the floor  had not Macaire caught her.  It was the movement, not the sca-reely  audible whisper, which drew Hope New-  come's eyes to the drooping figure in  white; and, seeing the lovely, pallid face  of Winifred Gray, he sprang towards ber,  hia eyes blazing incredulous horror at  her presence here. '  "This is a pleasant surprise, my dear  Von Zellheim," said Macaire, his ejajree-  sion somewhat belying his words. "Your  pardon for one moment while I see to  Miss Gray's comfort, and a place shall  ke made for* you. Our young friend's  head is not as strong "as it might be,  and she has been overcome by a little  more champagne than -she's been accustomed to taking."  For an instant Hope Newceme bad  lost) self-control; but in tha short interval occupied by the millionaire's excuses  he had regained it. * He knew Winifred  Gray; and he knew Maoaire���������at last!  Never in his life of vicissitudes, perhaps,  had he received such a shock as the sight  of Winifred Gray at Maeafre's house,  dining in this eempeny, had given;  but, though he was absotately ignorant  of the circumstances whiei. had led up  to her coming, it took him no longer  than a second to ebfine that she was the  victim of some plot���������possibly not- the  first web which this cunning spider had  spun for her undoing. And at4thc end of  tEat  one  second  he  had  made   up  nn  mind how to act.  "Whatever had caused Miss Gray's indisposition it is certainly not due to  champagne," he said, in a loud, cold  voice, to be heard by everyone. 'I know  her well enough to vouch for that, since  sho is to 'be my wife. And aa the is to  be my wife it is my place to take care of  her. I will relieve you of the trouble,  Mr. Macaire."  -  As he spoke he slopped forward as if  to remove her from Macaire's arms.  It was the first time that the millionaire had touched Win.ifred Gray" more  familiarly than to take her hand. Thc  fragrance of her yellow-brown hair was  intoxicatingly sweet in his nostrils; he  had been half drunk with the joy of success at last; and with an oath he drew  back from the younger man who had  just announced himself his rival. There  was no reason for holding his iieroe temper in, so far as he knew, and he loosed  it savagely I  ."How dare you?" ho demanded. "She's  nothing lo you, you liar. She's mine, or  she wouldn't be hero to-night."  Newcome did not answer, but grasping  Macaire's wrist with one of his brown,  strong hands, he twisted it back so that  the joint cracked in its socket, and the  millionaire gave a shrill, irrepressible  squeal of pain.  Quietly Newcome took Winifred from  him, holding her against his "shoulder,  and defying Macaire with the cold menace of his dark eyes.  Always hideous, the rod, glazed face of  Nero '"the Second was appalling in his  rogc. At sight of it the women sprang  up from the table, pale under their paint.  Glasses were overturned, and eyes that  liad gazed, on many a strange scene  opened- wide to behold something of  more than common interest.  "You dog; you common cur that I  Jook from the gutter!" shrieked Mncaire. "You puppet that I hired with  my money to dance at my bidding! You  thought you might presume oh your brute  strength to come here and insult me in  ray own house, I suppose, since our con-  "tractwasn't-out-yetr-But-ifs-gofc'hard--  ly a month more to run "  "We'll call it cancelled now," said  Hope Newcome. "You and I will have  no more contracts in future."  "Everyone here shall know who you  are," Mncaire went on, furiously. "All  the world that I've been laughing nt  shall knew to-morrow, and whore will  you.be then? Why, kicked back to your  kennel by the women who've made you  their pet."  "My kennel's rathor a nice'one," snid  Kewcotne, "Sehloss Zellheim, ori the  Rhine. It is no longer a ruin. I have  had it restored in these last few months.  I hope to take Miss Gray there; only  she will then be thc Baroness von Zellheim, and any man who has told lies  about her will have heen horse-whipped  into publicly apologizing."  "Sehloss Zellheim I" sneered Macaire.  "The money you've saved out of what I  flung to you wouldn't have bought it."  "The ruined castle has been tho property of my family for many years,  though they were absentees, and too  poor to restore it. That has been my  privilege."  . "Pshaw 1" laughed Macaire, hatefully.  "These friends will know how much to  believe of tha-t, and what to tell in their  clubs to-morrow when I say that you've,  no more right to the name of Von Zellheim than I have. I gave you tho name,  to make sport for myself, and sport I've  had, but there's better to come. For  six months your pay for breaking Joey  Nash and being at my beck and call was  to continue-^good pay, a thousand  pounds, a month,-to say nothing of the  sum you got down to start with*-������������������"  ��������� "It's trebled ..now," cut .inr Newcome,  coolly. "You gave ine such excellcnt'ad-  vice as to speculations. I took it. and  succeeded beyond my best hopes. That's  the one thing for which I have to thank  you."  "There speaks your dog's ingratitude.  But many a servant's got rich in his  master's service; and you're my. servant  ���������or you're bound by your* own word to  be���������till the end of the she months, and  pvprylmdy shall know it; cvervbodv shnH  hear the great joke now and laugh with  CTIAPTiai XLI.  The  Mills  of   the  Gods.  Never for one moment had Lionel Macaire been unprepared for the possibility  of the blow which had fallen to-night.  He had not expected it; he had told  himself a thousand times that it would  never fall upon him���������that it could not  fall. Still he loved life, and he had  worked hard to make it worth living.  Ho lift *' shed blood to make it worth  living, and he did not mean that* Nemesis  should strike him from  behind. :���������  The millionaire had not a house nor a  room of his in one of his houses where  all electric lights could not be turned  off by means of a single button. His  steam yacht, waiting his orders in harbor, was always ready to start at ten  minutes' "notice. Once he would have  had to depend upon horses for a dash to  the sea, but now he had the means by  which he could outdistance the fastest  horse on earth.  In his stables stood a racing Daimler  auto-car of fifty horse-power, though  its seating capacity was but for two persons. Like the yacht, it was kept ready  by its engineer for an instant start, filled  with petrol and water, its machinery  oiled.  To-night, as he switched off the lights  from the dining-room, he flung himself  at a swinging door behind the purple  drapery���������a door by which the servants  entered through a passage leading to the  huge kitchens. The door moved noiselessly, and Macaire's artificial foot limped  over the thick feU with which the floor  was covered faster than it had ever done  before.  Half-way clown the passage was a door  which opened near the stables. A moment, and Macaire was in the room  where the motor-car was kept,, for the  key was on his chain, and only the engineer, absent now, had a duplicate.  Macaire sprang to tho car nnd lit the  electric lamps, his heart pounding in his  ear, for the great crisis had come, and he  was working for life or death.  Tine, Hope Newcome might have lied;  lie might suspect, yet-not have the proofs  he hinted tit. But it would not do to  risk his having lied. If Mncaire could  reach Gravcsenel, whore the "Diavola" lay  (ho hoped that few knew she was there),  before the police of London had warned  tho police of Grave-send by telegraph,  there was a chance for him still. He  would trust the yacht to show her heels  ,a anything alloiu. The sets were wide.  There were countries where he could  hide himself; and thero wns money on  board the "Diavola"���������money and thousands of pounds' worth of diamonds  which he l-cnt there i" ���������* fifr* in r**>*..-< *-*r  "suchnecessityns hnd nrisento-niglit.-He-  wbuld be comparatively poor, yet ho  would want for nothing, and ho would at  least have defied the hangman.  In two minutes the car was ready to  start, the stable doors flung open. By  this time those whom he hnd left groping  in the dark would have light again. Tho  police would be in if the dead man's son  had told the truth���������but they were not  hero yet.  He ran limping from the opening doors  back to the car and olimbed on board.  Then with a rush and throbbing of its  machinery, the Daimler tore into the  street.  Lot them come now" if " they would.  What did he care? W-ho could catch  him now? What was there faBt enough  to follow even so far away as to guess  at his destination?        ! ;  Out in the street lie put on the fastest speed, recking nothing of the law,  for none could stop him.   ���������',..���������-���������'....���������..  With its two electric lamps like great  white dragon-eyes Hazing in the night,  tho Daimler tore through the streets at  tho rate of thirty miles an hour.. People  filing-themselves wildly out of the way,  shrieking for tho ppUce, shouting that  here was a madman ori a motor-oar;  cabmen lashed their snorting horses-up  side streets to avoid destruction or drove  in desperation on to the pavement, the  wheels of their vehicles here and there  smashing a window, adding tho keen,  high treble of crashing glass to the uproar.' .-���������������������������"'  Policemen yelled to the hatless man  bent forward over the steering gear, bidding him stop on pain of desperate penal-  ticiv but -Macaire only laughed. Rain  had begun to fall, and the '".wind and the  water, spraying against his hot face,  esolod his brain, giving him a sense of  power and exhilaration. Ho felt like  Juggernaut, and longed for victims for  the wheels of his rushing car, which flew  faster bhan tho flying minutes, bearing  him out of dange* to a new lffe.  He ,eMd not think of all that he had  left behind, all that be must sacrifice,  for that way madneBs lay. Yet Winifred's sweet., airlish face would rise be-.  I'oro liim. He would "not have "nad this  thing happen until ho had crushed the  butterfly under his heel and broken iu  wings so that it must lie for ever in the  dust. And Hope Newcome, the son oi  the man he had done to death; he would  i'niii hnve sent him after his father.  "To think that she. should have been  11iirohl Norman's wife, and I miyei  guessed it! Fool���������fool!" he railed uitnl  ly against himself.  Jlo had passed the suburbs now. I.on  dou nnd London's lights would soon be*  lol't. behind. lie would do the trick. The  Daimler and his "Diavola" would save  him yet.  Suddenly it was ns if a figure rose out  of thc ctirth before! him, .lilting in front  of the cur its it rushed on along a white  ribbon of winding road, lt was radiant  with a strange, pule radiance, and out  of a faint golden mist gleamed a face���������  tho face of F. K. Z.  "I'm mad!" he cried. "I'm mad. It't*  not thero���������it's a delusion."  Yet the eyes looked at him from tin  pale, lovely face that he had seen in  countless tlteiuns, that he had fancied he  saw duplicated in Winifred Gray's, and  he could not run it down.  In another instant tho faco would  havo been under his wheels, crushed out  of all semblance of beauty. With a jerk  of the steering lever ho swerved the car  to the right. The movement wns too  sudden for the tremendous speed at  which tho car wns going, and, with a  crash, the Daimler leaped from thc road  into the ditch at the side, turning over  as it fell/ Macaire was flung olf, and  .with a grinding, renUmg pain in his leg,  fell into unconsciousness.  Then came dreams, a changing kaleidoscope of dreams, with flashing lights  and tho booming of cannon. He was  dragged back hy sheer physical agony to  consciousness again.  At first he hoped, well-nigh prayed,  that this waking was the false waking  of a dream. Ho ilreamt���������or was it true?  ���������that the car had fallen on him, pinning  hiin underneath, writhing and helpless, in  an agony of pain, lie dreamt���������or was  it real?���������that the whole sky was bright  with tho weird, pale light from a pillar  of flame that shot far up into the purple  night, up, straight up, higher than the  tree-lops.  Tho lamps had ignited the petrol with  tho falling of the car, and the whole  fabric was on fire. Oh, tlie pain, the  horror! Yes, it was true, and he must  die here, like a rat in a trap.  In his agony faces crowded round him,  faces that he had struck life out of long,  long ago. For what they had sufl'erea,'  for what he had made many sutler, was  he paying now.  Heavens, how long it lasted 1 How  long it took a man to die! Perhaps  even now- it ��������� was a dream. It was too  horrible to be true.  Interesting* ]:  It has passed into as:  Yet the papers said next day that it  j*iad been true; and the world that had  known Macaire was shocked. No one  grieved for the man who was gone. But  a girl, hiding her face against her lover's  arm, shuddered, sobbing that in spite of  all she would have saved him from so  terrible an ending if she had had the  power.  "The mills of the gods,-my darling,"  answered the man who loved her, and  would never let her -go far from him  again, "are slow in their grinding, but  they grind exceeding small."  (Tlie End. )  Cunning* Siberian Natives.  When compelled to travel' all night,  the Siberian natives always make a practice of stopping just before sunrise and  allowing their dogs lo go to sleep. They  argue that if the dog goes to sleep while  it is yet dark and waxes up in an hour  and finds thc sun shining he will suppose that he has had a full night1*** rest  and will travel all day without thinking  of being tired. One or even two hours'  stop at any other time is perfectly useless, as the dogs will be uncontiollahle  from that time forward until they arc  permitted lo take what they think a full  allowance of  sleep.  A Hopeless Case.  There was a brilliant reception at the  house of Mrs. Amoiy. Among the guest3  was a certain Mr. Mackenzie, a man o������  grave and somewhat taciturn demeanor,  whom .several of he young ladies present had tried to engage in conversation,  but without much success.  One of them spoke to thc hostess  about him.  "He seems to he rather uneasy and  out of place at a party like this," sho  said.  "Yes," replied Mrs. Amory, with a  bright smile, "he can't talk anything but  sense."  most anything can be iusurcn .i. i-.iyu'*,,...  The other day, according to the "Out.-  look," a broker actually received a letter**  from an ardent golfer who wanted a rat*  for insuring himself against the loss of  Haskell balls. The broker was not i*������  golfer, but his enquiries speedily eliciteti  the fact that there was no market its  Lloyd's. That venerable institution, by  the way, 'has a flourishing golf club ot  its own, so the risk was nde.juately appreciated.  They   have   got   a   highly   ingeniou*  method of dealing with drunkenness ilk  Denmark which  reflects groat credit oa  tho niaster-mind that devised it.   Wheal-  a policeman finds a drunken man in thai-  street he hails a cab and drives tho toe*������  ardent devotee of Bacchus to his domicile.   If he is very far gono, a consider-  r  nble time is  often spent in  diseoverinjjf   "  whero   the  intoxicated   individual   live.****.  Hut who pays for the cab?   That is jusfc  whero the ingenuity comes in.    The calk  is paid for by the publican who sorvoet  tho man with"his la**t drink!    Now what,  we should like to know is, how they find:  that public.it'.  Appendicitis i*> by no means new, if w������.  aro to credit thc researches of a Frenchman, M.   I.annelongue,   who   claims   to������  have discovered that cases of it existett  in Egypt under the Pharaohs.   Says th**-*  ���������'Revue  Scientifique:"  "It has long been confused with peritonitis, typhlitis, intestinal catarrh, and!  with disea-.es of tihe liver, kidneys and.  ovaries. At the Trous9eau Hospital from.  1SS5 to 1SS9 there were noted 470 enscte-  of peritonitis.   From 1805 lo 1S9D, in the*  same hospital, after appendicitis had become recognized, thero were 443 cases or-  it���������about the same number.   Appendicitis is thus not any more frequent than its*,  the days when it'constitutc-el a good parfe-  of the acute case3 of peritonitis of unknown  cause.    Appendicitis is a micro--  bian disease.   .   .   .   Its causes are nu*-.  merous.   .   .   .   Tlio influence of  into*  tinal worms has been noted by Metchni-  l.ofl".     'These   worms,'   says   M.   Lni:ne*<  longue,  'have   boon   found   by   my   colleague, M. Guilliod, in 12S cases, or thir-  ly-live per cent, of those examined.'   Thd-  worms may cause appendicitis by introducing into this organ the microbes witfe  which their bodies are covered," j.   "  False prophets and fictitious Messialiu  are not always merely victims of their-  own  hallucinations.    They  aro   not in-  frecjuently  the  result of the  fanaticisn*-.  of others.    A strange and certainly instructive example of this is to be fouiiti  iu the proceedings of thc Russian  peasantry near Kronstadt.   A famous priestk  of  the  neighborhood, Father John, ha*--  in  spite  of  himself been   credited  witl*.  divine  attributes  by   the ^village  folks.    _.  -One peasant wrote a hymn to him, and   i_,  a sect began to grow up whose object*. -*."  wero to worship  him.    The remarkable* .  thing is that the peasants persist in tlieir-  . belief in spite of rebukes and denials and:  threats from Father John himself.  Paris is enjoying a swindle now nofc,  comparable with the Humbert affair, bufc  ���������=till   with  some   unusual   features.      A. -  _  pretending  canon,  an  unfrocked   priest^,    ..'  named  Rosemberg, of Jewish  origin, ������--  financier named Malleval antl some others plucked a wealthy  widow, Madamet**-  Civet.    Malleval U an interesting character.    His lively youth  lcsulted in hi**.,  being disinherited.   He decided to marry  money, and did it.   And then on the day *'  of  his wedding  he  went   out   with   his,-.-  ivife, took a cab, went lo a certain gambling club on the Bouleiards, and  toltt-  lier to  wait outside.    That was,  it np���������'  pears, in the afternoon, nnd at *i o'clock",  in the morning the bride* was still waiting.   When he finally arrived, the bride-   * -  groom informed her that he had loot the, *.  whole of her "dot" nt play.    According^  ���������o the Paris papers that was bill a iypi---<r   ,  <al incident of his career!  I  HUSH!   THESE  MAIDS KNOW  that the long agony  of female weaknesses,  the torture of their  more mature sisters,  may be all avoided by  the use of the great  South American  Nervine Tonic  which ���������jives impulse,  power, vigor end vim  to every vital organ,  thus producing or  preserving BEAUTY  of FACE and FORM  "��������� by feeding the nerves  directly until they put the sys-  tem ia order.   - Edward Purrey, of Sydney Ontro,  British Columbia, states: ,rMy wlf������  wai taken down with nervous prostration which later developed into  paralysis o������ onu side. Three bottles  of SOUTH AMERICAN NERVINE  worked wonders for her. We can.  riot spealc too highly of the remedy."  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets  digest the food in the stomach  without the aid of thc stomach,  giving the stomach a rest���������  They heal the stomach by tbe  best cure���������the rest cure.  Price. 85c 21  The King's Library.  A library that is nect*.--nrily exceptional in its wide and varied in������  teie-st is that of King EdwnTil VIL.,  at "Windsor Castle. Tn? \yhoIe library  dales only from the time of George III.  When the British Museum was foundc������V.  the ancient library of thc kingi of Eng**-  land was transferred thither by George*.  If. George III., finding hi-nself without  a library, entrusted Sir 1". etl'-i-irk Barnard to buy in Venice and otln>r eities alt  books of worth; and in l-TO." Consul  Smith's library was also bought for hinv.  Thirty-nine Coxtons, includiK"; the "Doctrine of Sapience," were nm-tly personal,  gifts to thc King. The in'ier print-  room is precious beyond all word**. Twenty thousand of the finest woik**. of th*t  greatest men are containeel in it. including over eighty portraits by Holbein������������������  they speak for bhemselves as likeness***  -���������in three tints of crayon Hut tho-glory���������  of the whole collection is in the Leonardo da Vinci drawings, nnel not only  drawings, but liis own manuscript, witl%  anatomical notes and illustrations ot  priceless worth.  A simple library table contain-i in it������  drawers a scejuence of kin.-- and c*ueei*������-  in miniatures, with tht' cNception ot  "Bloody Mary," dating from King Henry VII. There are works by the two  Olivers. Orgius, Humphrey. Cooper and  Coswny. Queen Mary of Scotland is by  Janet,"and described by Charles II. most  accurately in his catalogue of his possessions. " On the e*ascl is a curious little  drawing, which was p-p-������!ited to thte-  presont librarian for purchase. It waa-  a little drawing made by Her Majesty,  Queen Victoria and given io her uncle*.  She said she quite remembered doing ifc.  at the age of seven. The Queen anal.  Prince Consort were frcejuent visitors t������  the library. The librarian is Mr. Richard Holmes, C.V.O., who. when sent by  the British Museum to gather treasures,,  succeeded so well that the late'Mr. Gladstone referred to him in the House' ot-  Commons as a, sacrilegious robber.���������*  "Bookman."  A  lively exchange of shots occurred  a Venezuelan  fort and the  German  twee ti  warship rantlier.  be-  ,_ . T*"C Commandant of th*  fort saj, three men  w.re wounded.  Millic-enfs Engagement.  "Just listen to Milliccnl's letter," oays  tbe   fond  niamma,   who  is  reading  thet f;  epistle f.-om the daughter who has been ������  spending  thc  summer at a fashionable  j  resort.    'She writes, 'I  know you wilL  all be surprised to learn that I have become engaged���������*"  "Great Scott!" exclaimed the doting  papa. 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li.i/.clte" is iii'Ci'ssiii'j* lii'l'int* tlio Inntls
<������ mill lie tipiMit'tl lei a|)|)lie:nnts,
Tlie' giivt'l'iinii'iil. has nut cnusiili tod
I lit" tti'ilti'i- nf lifting tin" rt'si'ivtil inn.
and it i.s nut known what pnlii y wtl.
In- mlii|iti"d. In any i*hm>, thi'liunl>
will not lit' |ii"i niil Irtl In lie gnlililtil up
Iiy a IVw pt'iiplf. It is intcii'lfd t.
|)i*fst"ive tin* rights nf the public- in
.irili'i' Hint thi'Ki" c-i'iil ami pel rolouii.
lanils uiiiy nut fall into t he hands m
inounptilisis tt) Iho pi-fjudiee unit
detriment nl   lhe public interest.    Tin,
t   1*. MA.STUK .ti t-'COTI*.
Umristerv, .Stilicitofs, Kit'.
Ki.'vvlstoki', n. C".
.I.M.Sioit.it.A., !.t..li.   W.itu ���**. loMuisiro, M.l
J-JAUYKY, M'l'AI'TI**'' .*.��� I'lXKIIA M
ll'irrlsters  Solloiiors, Kit".
Solli'itins lor liiu.t'i-iiit llitnl: uf Camilla.
t.'olllpllllV  Itltllls to lllllll  lit."* pel' re'iil.
I'lltsT .STI.K1X Kevelstoke H. !*.
Ked  It.ise  llei:ri>i> iiiee-ts sceninl i.nd fourth
Tuesdays of eneh inntitli; White Itnse  Peeree
meets third Tttesilnv *ifem*li i|iini*tei*. In Oddl'el-
iesoiv.it toil   on    llie.su   lands has   ben | lows Hull,   visltlni* brethren welcome
T. It   HA K Kit,
Tiii'ifc-r>AY. Mai.-iti 10. li)0:i.
Liberal Praises for Conservative
Mi..I.  S.   WillUtin,  I'.uuierly cditoi
t*ft"h    Toroittfi  C'lnhc. who. mi  beli.-ilf
i.flh   Mhei-.-il p.-ii-ly, lia-ju."*! conipleti'tl
.i   l)i".,*,'inpliy   of   Sir AVilfvid l.iiui-k'r.
pays* the following high tiibuti.* In Mr.
I!. I.  llorden, the Conseiv.-itive lender.
iu   au   editorial    published      by     I.I"'1
Tin'emlo New.- :
������ IU- is a young man. ynnng in year.*-
.*ii,d p.n liaiin-ntaty experience. I.end-
i'i">ii.|i fiiiilt? to hii" unsiuight. He
.-eeni.- in be wholly free fitini bump
liuiispinpeiisitic*-. antl inUileianl oi'nil
a"dveitising metliods. It is t'lcsii*.
Iiowever, that he is growing in the
e.-leein and confidence of liis* purty.
settling down firmly in the position ol
lea let-.hip. He has math: no mintakes-,
and is clearly developing sletiiliiifs."*
nnd purpose in the innnnueineiil uf liis
party in VavVuununl and in thi
���*II     mad*."   some   slit-.ng    s;-eeche***
anil   kept   hi=*   pttity    well   in     hat d
tliH-irg   la.-t   -.omuii.      He,    nn lottlit,
profited, by his long  stuniping tout" in
"Western   Canada.     There,   fin- seutir
yeai s  to   tome,   must   the   wmk   ol
parliament lie.   Tlu-re. isthe best field
Tor the exeiciM* of the creat ive  genius
nf Ctnaeliiin   politician.-.     Those  vim
followed Mr. 1 linden in the   west   and
rend his .--peeehes caiefully  must   have
perceived that he touched all the miii*-*
and found all the .-ensitivo uvea- intln-
���_'e>v**inniei)t".s policy  and  methods  ed
.-idmini.-tnuion   in   that   country, and
Keit into rather close relationship with
tlift dissentient ek-menls of the  population.      As   a   result   t,f this loui'. of
liis   better   knowledge   of   conditinn**
tlifouKliout   the   country   antl   nf his
courinneel   study    of     parliament:!! y
procedure, he will  meet   the   ^overn-
me��t:it the coming se-sion villi more
"irr llfe"i:onfidenL-r-iiiid-siii-e-fot-iteidues.-
thal   :tie   .-n   e.���ential    to    .-ncce-sful
expressly  established   wil'i   a   viewed
liavini;   theni   tleveltipeel   under   stub
itinditioiis as will prove most bonefi'  a
In   tlie*! province.      People ennm t be
pieventetl   from stakitifr, hut  Ihis will
ivail   theni   little, for   the   present at
li'f*.sl,   as   llit'i-e is   no intlieatitin that
i here will be any   immediate  fanee'.la-
:inn of the   reservation.   *   In   view nl
the many applications  recently   fileel.
il is likely Ihat pressure will be briuijilii
upon   the   j*nveriinii'ri(   to ".open   tie
feservation, but it is hardly likely tlii-
will be dime without,  adetptate lestiie
titnis   to   conserve   tbe*   rights of   tin
public*:  so that, in   the  oven I eif   tln-i
pi-o.-peetive coal   and   peti'tileinn  lainl-
lieiniC   proved   to   bo  valuable, the I'nl
lieiielit, ofsmli a   provincial   asset n:.i\
lie  realized   to   the   best, advantaire <���(
the province.      Al   any   event     il   i.-
��� iiiili"i'<itnc)il    llinl     the     tpiestion      nl
tipenini,'  Ihe  ii'sei-vatitin lias nut b. t*i>
e'i)n*-ideretl  by   the   cabinet, and   111< : >
is   pel feet   fiet'dom   In   deal with I le.
������iihjeet fiom tht!   exclusive" standpoint'
of      the      public       iiiteiKSl.���Vielnrn
I'lll.  ("AitKCTllKlUS,
Aft. ieefetiiry.
Regitlnr nieet!iu.'s nre liel.l in lln
O.Itlfcllnw'sIIiill on ilie Thirtl l**ti-
ilny ot etteh inontli, nt is p.in. slinrp
Visiting hrclliri'ii eoitlinllv Invite.1
.      A. JOHNSON. \V. M
\V. JIlllXSTON, Itec.-Soe.
��. Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,
No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,
l'i   ill   Oiliifell.iws'     IIix11    nl  S
o'elofk.     Vi-ititiy   ICiiijclits  nre
eoriliully iuviteil.
li. VAX'llOliSE, C. C.
0. 11. IHiOUK, K'.eif lt. .V.S.
Mnriiomsr ciii'itcu, kkvi::,stokk.
I,rortchIn�� servii'L"* at 11 h. hi. mul ":::o \*. m
Clii-.-s inci:iiii^ nt tho i:ln-e ��l thii moi-iiiti^;
M'rvici'. .Sabhnth School ant] IiibtuOlns-v nt "r.'M
Weekly I'niyc-r Mutiiin^ cviTy Wuilno-'iJny
evcuiiijr ut 7:30. The puljlic uro coiviiaily
inviteiU   fccnts free.
Itcv C. I.Ai>Ni:it, 1'i^tor.
i-T.   I'STUIi !��� CUVliKU,  AS(.I.U'AN".
KirIiI ii.in., Holy Kiiflinriht; lln.m., mn .i*^,
Litany tind st:rinu"n (Moly Kur-lituKt |jr.-*t Suu-
(liiv in the month); 'J::!o Hnn<l��iy it liool, or
OhiUlruu's service; 7;:iu Kvun^u'j^ (i*linrnl) and
serinon. Huly liny.;���Thu Uuly K��L'lm.ri>t i-
ft.'1-ubrnteil nt 7 ti.m. or S is.m , a-* minouiiro-'l.
Holy Biiptism iui'��r Huiifltiy School ui:l:l.").
C. A. I'lyil.U.NIEk,     uctor.
ri'.i:fciivTi:!:iAN cmtiK'ii.
Fcrvk'ocvury Kuiulny nt II a.m. nti<] 7:.71 p.m.
to vvhich all uro \i*uUhhii*j.      l'ruyei* muiiting ut
U p. m. everv Wcihiexlny.
Kkv- W. C. CAi.niM*., I'rtstor.
Two Hundred Miles of Claims
Staked in the Depth of Winter.
The Discoverers Act With
Great Secrecy.
'1 he provincial Gazetteilise-lose.*-; tliat
us leianv as 22" applications were liled
iu one w��.el*c with the k"*"'0"""11*'''1' fl"
i-.inl aiid |x?ti-olowm landselise-nveied in
Sun th Httst Kootenay. sitttttted aDemi
:X) miles ii-eitn .Moirissey, the lands
livini: in the mountains and within 2.".
miles of the C. P. H- Two In mel ltd
and twenty miles eif teiTitory luis been
staked off. the stakes licin�� driven in
Um? deep snow. The* country is well
wooded. The mutter has been ke*| t
e-uiet hy the applicants with the objet t
of preventing a st-tmjiede*. Dewpite-
the nuinln-1* of applications filetl with
thegoveHninent.theextens.ivc teiiite.iy
���itiiked oiT has heen taken up by n fe'W
Tlie�� nunihei* "I applications appearing in the Gazette has caused some
stir   and     excitement    among   those
James Hcmsworth, the Wei!
Known Hero of the Rossland
Mining Camp, Has Been
Claimed by Death.
A hero of tho Hossland uiinini:
catnip elieel in Spokane lust week.
James .Ilcmswoi-th. familiarly and
iiliDO-tt exclusively known as ������Jim."
u tssed away at 12:30 p. in. al'tet" sulTer-
inj: front tliphthei-ia since last \\~cd-
neuday. ViLys the Spokesman-Review.
Six ye.-if.s ago lie saved the lives nl
two miners nameil Sinitli and Cnnson
by thrusting his ai'in into the ctnrs ot
a ivindlass and risking death ami
htiri-ihlc mutilation. Fur .-even vr.ii.-
he had been employed ss ti luotoi'inaii
and coiiiluctoi' hy the streetcar company there, antl many of his friends
did not know that he was the man
who sat the entire west talking of his
from the Uoy.-il Canadian Humane
At the time of the accident, lloms-
woi-th was working at* the mouth of a
l."iij foot shaft of the Voting American
mini', hauling up ore in un ironhiiuuil
bucket hy means of a windlass. The
bucket, filli'd with rock, had almost
reached the* top. when the iron crunk
<if tin* windlass snapped iii two and
the heavy bucket staftetl for the lieit-
toin at a territic rate, straight, toward
the men below. He was thrown to
the ground at. lhe; time, hut sprang up
in time to sec the whirling windlass
and realize tha I. death was impending
all ive his ciiiiirndes.
Springing forward, he thiew himself
upon the revolving machinery, I'oredug
his arm and shoulder between lhe
cogs. With a jerk and a, crunch thr
bucket stopped just above thc head.*? of
.Smith and Conson.
Hepburn's Dancing School.
Mic***   in  10:::o n. m ,   on   first,  bcit'oud  and
fourth Smith.*,** in the mini III.
iikv.  r.vTitt:tt TIIAVEll.
.Mtietliu; everv nii;tit iti th"*tr  Hull on  Front
Juveniles aie instructed in .Society
Dancing and Deportment, lioiv lei sit,
���.land, walk, lo present hands, bow,
curtsey and conduct themselves pi-op
cily. Parents will confer a favor by
being present as often as possible.
fjesMins���.InvenilfS every Tuustlay and
Friday  from   1:15 to (J p. in.   Twelve
Furs i.leniuHl unit f*e-air*_*.l. j
Third Street. j
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 the best of the properties have
been taken up.
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 Milling1 Gold Camp,
and has a Future unequalled by any other
Town in the West.
For Terms and Particulars Write
ROGER   F.   PERRY,    Manager,   GoldfaeEtis,
Choice Brands cf V/ince. Litjuors
and Cigars.
FOR     "
J. G. McCallum
9S�� UNION ��^sgr
Cigar   Factory
II. A. BROWN,   Prop.
Royal School of Mines, London,    .-'ev'.-n  yeflr**
at "MorfA  Works,  Sw-ftns.<:a.     IT   years  Clik'1
Chemist  to Wlgan Coal unit  Iron ro.,   Kng.
Lute Chemist ami .-".rearer, Hull Mine.*. I.l'J.
Claims ex ti mined and rei��orte<i n-;*on.
  Ferjruson, B.C.
I Jas. I. Woodrow
T    A. KIRK.
Hoinini  n ami I*riivin**ial J./in*l Hurvi-ior.
E. MOSCROP . . .
Sanitary Plumbing.  Hot  Water
And Steam Heating. Gas
Second St., REVELSTOKE, S.C.
Ri't.iil De.tler in���
 Be_et. Pork,.
Mutton, Etc.
Fish and Game in Season	
Allorrteri promptly Hli��cl
Singer Sewing Macliines
arc sold or. easy monilily
A full supply of machines
needles and attachments are
kept for any make of machine on earth.
Kevi-lstoliiv B. O.
E. W. B. Paget, Prop.
prompt delivery of pari*ela, baggage, elfi.
to any pari of lhe city
realizing the prospective value (if such   |(,s3rins_,-.-_     Fol. f^.the,* iMfmnmiion
���extensive   coal   iielil*-*.    Vpoii oii'i-'-'y j t;ill hL tho hall
Wood for i"fll<; inclmlinif
Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.
Any Kind of Transferring
All  orders'left at Ii. >f. Sraytlm's Ti.baccn
Jtom or l.yTel**ph��iie Ko.7 will receive prompt
All   order.i  loft ill   W    M.  Lnwronce's   Mill
receive pronipl iittciitlon,
���i Of Olrillies you prouiiicd
:���*; yiiurself thi*- FALL.
J) Our Full Stock ia now lhe
�� most cmripleli* in B.C.
'���) Our Fiuicy Gnotlx iii'is nil
S new wilh  i'h'W  ioIoim  mid
5 the luifst Mripen.
Hei' llii'in   hefore  li'iiviiur
yoiirorik'i' olsewheii?.
Fashionable Tailor.
WexL the iMi.Claity Block.
Now is yimi" l.inu; lo come anil m.-iku vour seleclions in what Fiiiiiitnie
you it-quire. AVl- can niako. ainiunenionls with you to let you have
whal you want. AVe are. troni^ to inaki; altei-alions lo our store, in
oriliii' to jrivc us a goo.l ileal more show vooiu. Vou must recognize
the fact that we were the nivalis of enahliug you to net VUHNITIJRE
at. one thinl the cost )*ou previously paid before we -jlafteil. We ha v
unotliei" liirgp car ordered and we wtintlo jri'l nm* stole ready for it.
A Rood disconnt on anything you reipiir.:.
Revelstoke Furniture Company.
ty i*
Mining Engineers
and Assayers,
VAXCOUVKR, B.C.      Eatablisheil 1890
Tost*, made up to 2,000 lbs.
A Kpeeinlly made ot checkmg Smelter
Samples from tho Interior by mall or
etoresi promptly attended to.
gj     "Jorresponrtencu solicited.
Oriental Hotel
Ably furnished with the
Choicest the Market
Large, Light bedrooror,.
Rates $i a day.
Monthly Rate.
J. Albert Stone ���   Prop.
Land Registry Act*.
Lois 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, in Block 48, in
Town of Revelstoke, B. C,
Map 636 B.
A OERTiKIC.iTK of indefeasible Title to the
above proriurt}' ivlll be issueil to Krnilli Bernard I.cwf*i ou the "jHlh day of I'ebrnarv, A, D.,
lOltt, iinlo*-!! in tbo uicauliuie �� valid objection
thereto he made lo ine iu writiu*:: by a person
i-'lnimiiiK mi eslato or IntoreHl therein or in
any part thereof.
Dltdrlct lleglnirar.
Land   Ki'i*l��lr>*  Ofllce,   NoImoii,   ��.   C��� lTth
Xovembfr, lany.
If you arc contemplating going South during
the winter of 1902 or 1903 you can get valuable information free of charge.
Writs to
Pincbiuff, N. G.                  . ty
He can save you money in hotel rates. ty
He can direct you which is the best railroad . ty
route to travel. ty
He can direct you where to rent neatly fur- ty
"���SP"             nished cottages or single rooms. ty.
tytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty $ ty ty tf' ty 'fr 'fr ���fr*-frfo*-*|*"*$"fr
���j\&u\jrtJKW*!!&httJ*��2J t~y.-18^E*-':>*yfc"**-^ '
P. BURHS ��  "
Wholesale  ind Retail Dealers
PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     Ml) i TON.     SAUSAGE.
Hotel Victoria
Wtlte for our Inlertntini* hookn "Invent"
or'�� Help" and " How you are ���wlndled-"'
Send un 11 rough (ketch or model of .otirii*-,
vention orliiiprovcnienl nnd we will tell you.*'
Iree our 'opinion ns to whether II i�� probably.
tinU-nttible. Mejccted appllcatlong have often
been Miece.isfiilly . prowcutcd by us. We
conduct fully equipped oflires In Moniieal.
and Washington ; tliiAqttnlificit ustopronipt-*'
ly dUpatch work and quicklv ."V-ctire Patents
an hrond as the Invention. Highest refcreucea,
furnisheft. .    i
rntenta procured through Marlon & M��. ���
rlon receive special notice without charge lu f
over 100 newspapers distributed throughout*���
the Dominion. ,
Specialty:���Patent business of Manufac ,
turers and Kngineers,
Brown & Guerin, Props.
By Royal
Patent Expert-* and Solicitors
5 r*��i<-#�� ���   /   ���*���" *���'���* v*,rl- '-"���' B'ld'ff, nontreat?
���u!~.!^Xj*i**��tf^ 2^5
Royal   Lochnagar
By appointment to His Majesty the King, 1901.   :
By appointment to Her Late Majesty Queen .Victoria, 1848-1900.
Revelstoke Wine & Spirit Company, Limited, Agents-
1 '//  /.  T3MSEF  One of the Immense Resource?"  of   this   Rich   District Beinj  Grabbed Up���������Billions of Fee  Fir, Cedar, Tamarac Pine, F.u  Tlie    Kimti'luiys   .-ire   on    lln* i*vr i  ���������iiimlhei-   big   liiiKisi.      This   liiu*   il. I  not tho mmi'iitl .veallh   Imt I hi" timlii"  lands. .-Tiiiilici* nil! lie k itiur l"of mom I >  |m fniiiu. ti'i'l !|i|!lii*ns of tliillii-x will h  invi'Mi'd   thi-   yrni"   in Ihi" pun Iiiim" i  huge   hum**   of   ���������"uri'M   land   .111*1    Ih  i>i fit inn of wr.*. inill.i in i-vi'iy tlii-i-i litii  l">iii in*^ l In* las!  (ivelve  monI lu- mil  iifiiT   mile  of   timlu'i" binds lin- lii'ci  quietly  staked  hy nn n wlm have lin  tin-   forp-ight   tn get   in ahead of  III  boom.    Thei-e is M*."iici'ly a di.-liii-l   m  soul liei-ii'lifiti'sli <JiiIniiihiii that   it- tin'  bping'uni.-i'd oul   Iiy oxnpi'ienced lnir-  Iiitiiumi   who   hnve   niilimili'ii inpitn'  hi'hind then).     Along Oiilmiihiu Hvei.  above nnd >. belniv Hirv������������lst*nki*. liiHimi-  of ft'i't of Ilr. ii'ilm*. pii'.f. Liiin.ir.il* ami  hemlock   hnvi*   been     seeui-eil    iiiulei-  irovoi r.m-ni.t.  le.isc-5.    The  in.igiiillci'iii  forests  along   lln*  lower Arrow lakrs  have also  liemi exploieil.nnd the lie.* 1  tiiiilier   li'.-iels   hnve   been     i-orralled.  Around the shrnc-s  of  Kootenay 1 ike  in Ihe   Upper   Kootenay  valley north  nnd smith of Fort Steele, in lhe Ti-ou'  Like. Fis.li   river   ami    Kettle   valley  <li:-t t-ii-ts l In* s.-unt* activil y is noticeable  anions lumbermen.  Tluie are several leasnns for this'  sudden demand for iiierelnntalile lumber in the Kooleiinys. To the east, in  Alberta and lhe adjoining Noithwe***!  Tui-riloiie.**, lhe recent Hund of immigration lias opened a market for  Kooleniiy Imiiliei* I Imt is growing ten  limes as fa**t as IliR capaeiLv of Ihe  local s.iwmdls. With the exception  of Lhe forests in this section, tiieiei-  iio timber available for the Northwes'  nearer than the P.uilic coast. Th--  co,isl liitnber mills are rrom three to  seven times inrlher from l he'L'erritories  than are those uf tin." Koolennys, and.  considering also life heavy lmitl over  the steep grades of the main line o!  the 0. P. I! , they can never tompele  r.n anything like nn" equal footing wilh  this district "in the lumber taaile. In  this connect ion it is worth rc-memlifi-  in.ir that there area hundred acies ol  ngriculturaljiitid  in  Lhe Territories to  fow   days   the.   junotuve    is    rapidly  I approaching    when    Kootenay    lend  pioduceis will   obtain !ji2 net for tlieir  ���������iroduot.      The    producers    maintain  stoutly that if tho federal government.  -.���������times to their assistance in the matter  o" proper inotection, the industry will  iimediately   bo   placed   on'  a   sound  i-is, scor.'.s of I'nine.s  will he rei.period  .iiul tliousands of men employed where  inndreds uro  engaged   under  pri-soiil  conditions.    With  $3.50 for Canadian  lead on the home market and $2 net  ���������ii the world's market, an average can  lie attained that, will  justify   the  lead  nines resuming in full swing through-  ���������i*Jt the piovince.���������Hossland Miuei.  From   a    New   England   Lady  Down South to Her Father  in New Hampshire.  NOTICK.  Dear Papa :  PiiiebhilT', N. 0.  T--|l:e notice Hint tliii-iy day* after date I intend  t.������ nuplyt.i the Chief !Viiimissi,.!iei-uf Lands mid  Wn'.k.i f.ir a i.peci.i.1 license tu cut and curry away  timiKT from tin* following di*.**crilie.i lands iii We.*V  Kiiiitciiay district:  i'.iiiuiieiiciiig at a post planted 1} miles from  CI..I.I Stream, on tliv trail, nnd marked **<5eo.  I������*il'..i*uu*'s n.a'tli west crncr p*..st." thenee fasten  eli;*. in.-, thence --..Hill M-i chain.*:, thence west 40  cli.i.i!*,. thence n-.r.li Ion chain.*, tn the point nf  col.niiciu-cin*. nt.  lUtc.l theiilli day nf Maicli, liKiS.  OKI I. L.U'tlHMI*.  NOTK'K.  Take notice that thirty days after date 1 intend  tn iiiigilyti. the I'hicf Ci.niii-.i.<*siiiiu<i* nf Lands nnd  Works ti.r a siiecial license to cm and carrv awav  tiinlKM- from lhe fullowluu descrihed lands ill Wos'l  ho. n nil* :  r..nun.'m'iiv.-|.t a \m,* planted at (lie ninth nest  ciniici of lien. I.ifi>i:i:c *. home-tend, aid marked  '���������fJ.ii. l.uf..line's n.irili cu**i c.nni-r p.M." thence  ���������..null Ihii ch,i:i,i, iheiic* \,e**i iii cli.iin*,. tlience  inmh liw chains, llit'li-e i*i. -l In chains l.. the  pl'icc of^'(Hiinit*:icr:it"*nt.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby ^iven that an days after date 1  intend to apply to .the Chief Commissioner nf  Lands and Works for''special licenses to cut and  carry awav timber from the following described  lands in West Kootenay district:-���������  1. Commencing nt a post planted on the south  hank of Goldstreum, ahuiit. 5-,1. miles upstream  from the month of French Creek and marked "'A.  1.. l.iiitlniai-k's south west corner post." thence  north SO chains, thence east bl) ellains. thence  south 80 chains, thence west en chains to the point,  of commencement.  2. I'oiinuencins: tttn post planted on the South  hank of Coldstream, about six and a half miles  upstream from the luouth f������f French freehand  marked "'A. 1.. Lindiiinrk'a north-west corner iiost,"  thence east 100 chains, thence south in chains,  thence west WO chains, tlience north in chains li.  point uf commencement.  Dated this 24tli day of February, 11103.  A. I,. I.IXiniAHK.  I) itetl this;  r.lda> et Hei r.i.iry, 1001.  GEO. I.AronMK.  notici;.  'J'.-kr notice lliatth'ny il.iv-- nfU-r /lite J intend  I snnnose vou Ihink nn ! ������ *'Vpl> 10 l!l-' ^bi'*- '"���������"������������������������������������'������������������'������������������'"������������������-���������* of Lands nnd  i iiippti.fi \ou uiiiiK mi | \\.ir\, fia-jupeeial nceiiso to cut nod carrv awav   he ib" -   ' '--��������� ���������'-���������������������������   '  lileti  iieiin, hut I have written twice  lo the \ k^^uV'"''-''^''^ ,ll"���������"'lR���������" !'���������,"1','" *Vo**t  t'olks and Mippose of course they   h.n-i*      i'">iii::n'nciiignt i  nn  Gold  i-tleum    *  ;iven you all lhe news.      I   hope your  Ilea 11 h is good this winter.      I   wish   I  liad you where f could send you   some  of my fie**h eggs and a chicken.      Von  wish me to give you n detailed 'iccount  of my  surroundings,  well   P.i   1    will  try.        In  the  first   place ] nm in Lhe  henrt nf the N. O. longta-if Pines,   I his  i* an ideal   health   ii"**orl.      We have  beside the health giving ozone  ol*  the  pines, the best water on   the   face   ol"  the   globe,   not   bailing   the   P.il.u.d  Like Mineral Springs of  Aluiue,    The  ivater   is   from   living Spring.s   right  out of lhe side hills over   the   u hi lost  sand yon ever saw, and   lhe cliiuale  is  something grand, warm day*: and cold  nights in   winter,   and   Lhe   sniiie   in  Miuimer     with    always   a     ben ul iiul  breeze.    1 havespent the'iiosl delightful time of my life here this .winter,   1  have got rid of my cough and   that   is  a great deal lo me. if   you   know   any  one   wilh   any   kind   if   trouble wil li  lungs, or lit- mchiiil liibes.do uot fail lo  tell I hem   what   the   long   leaf   pines  have done tor me." These are the trees  they make turpentine of, also the   tai  used on iopes, and in   calking   vessels  ���������ind a thousand other uses.     I saw l lie  other   day  a   tar .kiln   in  operation.  There are very beautiful   wild   HA-vers*  here in the woods in summer, the wild  Orchid. Palm grass, trailing * ArlAilus,  or   Mayflowers.    Violets'    and     wild  Finney suckels, which grow profusely,  onea.reof  good   timber   Uriil   In th.-! rtIfc0 J*J,t-k   *'*   ,the   ',,,1>>it*   *uA ,,mnV  Kootenays.--o.it   will   be readily seen j,,l,,er" l know "oihlnR   about. Now  that there is 'not.Ine  slightest probn- j H')0l,t .-"Jiui.ils. the hog or razor hacks  hilily thai the  supply of lumber fren  . I.-ifomie's south wert po-d  :i post nuukiid "'(lertic l,:i*  lornie's north we-t min-1 post," thence *>ontli SO  chain*-. tnciK-L* ei*-*t en cluiin*,, thence north SO  ch'iiii-*, ;':.-".cc ne.-'. mi chains to tile point nt coin-  lneuceni..iu.  Riled th- ith il.ivnrMn-.cli. 1D0.I.  LIEItTIi: LAHon.MI'..  XOTll'K,  Notice i-, hereby K'ven that SOd.iys aftci'dati*  I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  I.iuds ami Works for special licenses to cut anil  eairynway timber fiom the following described  lands lu West Kootenay :���������  1. Coinmencini* nt u post planted on tho south  hank of Gc.l.lstivaiii about foui and a half iiiile*  up-trenin from the inouth of French Creek mid  inaiked "O. II. Brock's soulh-west corner post,"  thence north SO chains, Ihence east 80 chain",  thciici* south fiO eliains, tlience west HO chains Io  the point of commencement.  2. Commencing at u post planted on the south  bank of lliildstieatu, iiliour four nnd a hnlf miles  iipstieum riom the inoutli of French Creek and  ni.irketl "is. li. Urock'.i north-west coiner post,  thence east SO chains, thence south 80 chain-*,  thence west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains to  the pointof commencement.  Dated this :"lih day of February. 10.13.  11. h. unocif.  NOTICE.  Take notice that :.U days uflerdiite i-iutend  o apply to the Chief I'oiinnlssiouer of l.nuds  and Works for a special license to cut. aud  earry nwny timber from tlie following described lands in West ICoolenay:  Commencing at a post, planted one-half mile  westerly from the Columbia Klver about one  mile above Rocky I'oini, Ihence -soulli -In  chains, tlience west liiu cluiiiis, tlieiiee iiorlh  ���������Jn eliains, tlience ensi IC.U chains io lac point  of coinmenceineiii.  Dated this aril dny of February. l!*u.'.  A. ICDCi.Wt.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given Hint iln days from  dale 1 will titiplv to tile Chief Commissioner ot  Lands and Works for a .special license to cut  nnd earry away Umber from the I'ulloivlng  described land in West Kootenay:  Commencing at Mary 1**. Sander-on** north  uesicor'-er po**t on w'esi bank nt l'ingslon  Creek about I}*, miles from mouth ni said  i-rcek and nboui ,i chain*, south of nee bl /ed  on four sides on 'I. U .Moiuiee's trail, tlience  south ItiO ehniiis. Ihenec ������c**l -lu chains, Ihence  north Hill eliains, thence east in chums tn  point of eoiiiinciieenieiii. (Oiilaiuing '310 acre*.  Halcyon      , 111. *,r.t:.  MARY E. SANDUKSOX.  Notice.  li   the   j'rtrty   or jntrties who  romove-I  the  3STOTIOE  XOTICK   is   herebv given lliHt 30 days  cap irom n held !*l.i*;s at  Wnteliman Wiiliai.i;; a!u.r dau.   ,       n|   ...ppiv,,,-he Chief Com  lust . .    .        .' * -         .Miiekio'** Cabin  at   tlie Coilini Idt".  bridu  siiiiiuier, will return  the same n, A.   MeKae  Postmaster, tliey will receive fj reward,  NOTICE.  NOTTCK.  xoTrr-B.  'lake 11,dice lii.it thirty il.ijs aftei date I intend  to apply tn the Chief C.uuiiii-isinner of Lands and  Woiks for n special license to cut and c.lirv aw;i>  tiuibcr fiom th.< fjlluninj; described land*, iu Uie  Head, West Kooteimy diallict:  I'.'tniiicnchi!*- at a post planted 1 mile sontli of  fien.   Lifuiiiie'- sotiiii  we-t post  of his ranch on  lijl istronni, .ind inaiked '"Gertie T.ii'nruie's 1101II1        -      west <"iiinrrpi,si." thence south SO chain*., lliencu , iip*,Ueani from the uiuiith of French Cieekand  cast su cluiiiis. Ihence noil li  txl ehnin-,   Ihence   niniked "A.  K. Jessop's south-west coiner uobt,"  ..   ���������    ...      ..    ���������.   ..������ -|K**���������  Notice is hei eby diven Hull SO days after date J  intend to applv to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses to eut 0nd  cany awav timber from tlie following described  lands iu V,'est Kootenay :���������  I. Commencing at 11 post planted on the south  bank of Goldstream, about two and a half miles  ".'CS-.MI chain*, to the point of ci.uiiueucement.  IJ.it -I the lib day of Maich, 190:1.  ii'lilt'l'li: LAFORMK.  NOTICE.  Notice i- he,oli> gi\en ihat Fridays nftor date l  w ill apply t>. the chief Commissioner of Lands and  Wink., for a special license to cut and carry away  tiiiilici ftoitithc fulh.winj;described lands in Wes't  lCootcu.iy :  C'oiniii'-ni'ing at C. Shannon's noitlieast corner  p,.**.l 1,11 tiie south .sief of Tool creek, about half a  inili! fiom tlie monlli of Mohawk creek, thence  west 10J 1 hains, tliencr" sontli 40 chains, thence  ea-i 100 chain**, thence 11011I1 JO cliniiis u, the  point of commencement.  Dated the 2nd day of .March, lfin'i.  I*. SHANNON.  thence noilh SO chains, Iheuce east 80 chains,  tlience south 80 eliains, thence west 80 eho ins to  tlie point of commencement.  ���������2. Commencing nt a post planted on lhe soiilli  bank nf Cold Stream, about two and a half miles  up si ream from the mouth of Fieneh Creek and  lnnikeil '-A. F.. .lo.ssop'.s south-east comer post,"  thence north 80 chains, thence west 80 chain*-.,  thence south so chains, thence east 80 chains to  tlie point of commencement.  Dated thisiSid day of Fein nary, 1003.  A. E. .JKSSOl*.  NOTICE  Notice Is hereby given Hint SO days from date  I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands nnd Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber Irom the following  deseribed lands in West Kootenay .  Commencing nt . nilrew M. Syinoim north  east corner post about "al chains uoith of the  south west corner of Lot871, tlioupl, Koote-  nav, thence aouth 80 chains, tlience west to  chains, tlience north Su eliains, tlience cast liu  chains to pointof commencement, containing  t*40 acres, and  "Commencing at /*ndrewr,**'. Symons north  east corner post planted on the. west f lope of  I'lllgstou Creek Vallev about IJ.j miles liom  mouth of slid creek nnd about 40 chains  wcsterlv from tree bhi7ed ou four sides 011 It.  O. Mounce's trail, thence west lu chains, thence  sourh 100 chains, thence cast -10 chains, thence  north 11.0 chains to point oi commencement,  containing 610 acres.  Halcyon, Feb. 71 h,l.)...:>.  AND JEW M. SYMONS.  Thirty iliiys after date I int'*lld to applv tn  Hie Honorable Hie Chief Commissioner ol  Lands nnd \\ ..���������!;. for special lneli>e- to cut  aud carry nway timber from tlie following  described lands iu Hi,* Bie !io::d District ol  West Kooteimy:  1. Comnieiiclne at a post planted two miles  above tlie bend 01' Heath Kapid** 011 the went  bank of tin* Columbia Kiver. tlience south ISn  chain*,, iheuce west -to clisius, thence north  Hill chain.. thence cast 10 chains to the place  of bcginuiit-;  'J. Comin. :i.*i:ig at a post phtnied two miles  above the h*.ad oi Heath knpids on tlie uc-*t  liiinl, of lhe Columbia rner.tlicnceiiorthli.il  chains, tlieiiee 1.������������������*���������! 10 chain-, thence -001I1  H',0 lIiiuus, llieiii." ca-t )U ehnin*. to the place J  01 beginning.  missioner of Lands and Works for  speeinl license to cut and carry aw.'.y  timber from the following descrihed land*  in West Kootenay :���������  Commencing .-it .-1 posi planted on Hie  *oiuh bank of Goldstream, about ihree  and a half miles up stre.-im from the mom!)  ot French Creek and marked 1". C. Manning's south-west corner post: thence  north .So chain*, thence cast Ko chain-.:  I hence south So chain*: thence west So  chain* lo the point of commencement.  Dated thi* .24H1 dav ol Februarv. iijo^.  F.  C.  MANX INT.."  Haled ihkloih .lav  >f .liiniuiry, l'.*o:>.  11. MUIlli.lX.  NOTICE.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days aftei dale 1  will apply to ihe Chief Commissioner of Linds  and W"iks foi u special licel"..-.e io cut and curiy  away ihnhe: fiom the i.,llnw ing desci ibed lauds iu  West Kimienay:  C.iiiiiuencing at C. llnney's sontli east coiner  ]io*,t oil I tie south side of 1'onl cioel: about half a  mile from the mouth of Mohawk creek, thence  "\e=t 100 chain*., thence" north 40 cliahis. thence  ea-l 100 chains, thenee -.onth -1111 haiits to jioint nf  coiiitiieuceinent.  Dated the ���������iml day or M.-uch. l'.Ki:).  C. UAI1VEY.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that 110 days nrter dato I  intend to applv to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Woiks for a special license to eut and  cniryuwav timber from the following desciibed  Li nits in \V*e������t Kootenay:���������  Commencing at a post planted mi the west bank  of tlie Columbia Itiicr about aOO feet south of Old  fioldstream Slough and miuked "A. Edward*-'  ninth-east corner post," thence wc������t 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  tlience noith SO chains to point of commencement.  luted tlii-a *2iitli day of February, 1003. . .  A. KDWARDS.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given Unit 30 days from  date I will Hpply tn the Chief Commissioner 01  L nds and Works for a special licence to em  and carry away timber from the following  described land in Wesi Kootenay :  Commencing at F.. Sanderson's north west  corner post at the south west corner of Lot 871,  Gruup 1, Kootenay tlience cast 80 ehtiiiiH.  thence .south 80 chains, thence west 80 eliains,  thence north 8U chains to point of commencement, containing 040 acres.  Halcyon, 7lh Feb., 190:1.  KOnEIt'l* SA NDl'KSON.  Take notice Hint tlilnv dnv������ after date I  Intend to apply to the t:hief Commissioner of  Laud* und \\ o ks for a -i.ccinl licence to cut  and carry iiwny timber Jrom the follow ing  du**crlbed lands :  Commencing ot a post planted on the west  side of Dun nil! Creek, about 100 yards.-outh of  Thoiiias Meredith'.** south west corner po-t, and  marked Alex. Taylor's sontli east corner post,  thence west leu chiiiii*, thence nortmi! chains,  Ihence east li'm chums, thence south 10eliains  to tlie place 01 coniuicuoeuicm.  Dated this :!lsi dayVif .Innnary, 150.!.  AT EX. TAYLOll.  JSTOTIOE  NOTICE.  Take notice that thirtr davs after date I  iniend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special lic*-n*e to out  and carrv away timber from the following  descrihed laud**:  Commencing afa post planted on the south  hank of llnlfiruv Creek St Leon Springs.  Upper Arrow Lake, and about lu miles irom  Its mouth ami marked Stewart Taylor's south  west corner post, thence cast 100 chains, iheuce  north 10 chum*., theneo west 1C0chain*', thenee  south 4U chains to lhe plneeot commencement.  Dated Hie Otli day of February, 190.'.  STEWART  TAYLOll.  NOTICli i* lieieby given that -,o day*  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner 01' Land* and Work* for a  special license 10 cut ami carry avva .-  timber from the following de*cribed land*  in West Kootenay :  Commencine; at a po*t planted on tlie  wesi side ol the Columbia river, about  half a mile from tlie river and about two  miles above Death Kapids, marked A. M.  Nelson's north-ea*i corner post: thence  west 40 eliains; tlience south 1G0 chain*:  thence east 40 chain*; thence north ioj  chain* to the point of eommencemeiil.  Dated thi* jjth dav of Februarv, 190-;.  A. M. NELSON"!  3STOTIOE  this'district will ever tome-up to tin-  full req-iiieuients of the customer.*  enst of the rockies.  Tha  second   reason   for   this   RreiH"  boom in   Koolenav   Limber is lhe fan j  of liiein running wild on the range,  in irked and turned loose, also I here  are lots of goats, get their livinjr  on Ilia hills here. There are  Possum,   Rabbits,    Quail     aud     wild  thatibeO:*.a.iaK,indisiricl. a rompirr.-1 Turkeys.-and   Poxes, vegetables  und  tively tieeless ciinnlty lying immediately lo the west of the Kootenays, is  heinfr filled up wilh prosperous settlei.-  wlio are rapidly develo-jinj; the  agricultural retoinces of thai; Hid.  district.  Thore is always the local.market  which is constantly groivinn, and is  of suflieient iinpot tatice to rank well  with the outside trnde.  ���������The-forestB-of��������� tlie-Koolcii.ty��������� aie  enormous in (heir extent and contain  as line a finality as could be ilesirei'.  JMosl ol' the best timber mens have  already been srt'ure.d, hut there aie  still a few tracts of excellent quality tn  lie obtained from the crown.��������� Kn.sslnnii  Miner.  For Sale.  A Gramophone in fiist class order,  with 32 records, nil up to date. $21  buys the lot, a bargain. Apply 1 ^  Herald oflice  Lead Climbs up.  A comparison of yesterday'* metal  market report on lead Vi'ith that of the  preceding day will show a rUe in  twenty four hours of no less than four  shillings per ton on the London  m.irkel. Such an increase is phenomenal, and demonstrates that something  nf a revolution is occurring in connection with thc lead market.  Lead on the Londo.i market is  rapidly climbing lo the i*13 mark, and  Ihu fact is gratifying in view of thi  slaLemunl by (he inanaKemuiiL of tin.  ���������St. Kiigcuu mine that tliey will rcsunn  shipments when tliey can dispose ol  their product on it basis of ������13. Tin  tit. JDugcne is frequently quoted as tht  hell wether of Kootenay lend miner.  With jiuch remarkable increases as  Imvo been chronicled during  the  past  all kinds of fruit do well here, such as  grapes, pear, pi 11111, peaches, fig, apricot, nut trees of all kinds, peanuts,  sweet and white potatoes, etc. Well  Pa now I will tell you of our own  place, we have 14 acres, our house is  H stories, 2 rooms btlow and one up  stairs not very high posted, but it does  very well to commence* wilh, a kitchen  and sitting room down stairs. The  chimneys here are_mostIy_ lmiH_of_tiIe_  or drain pipe, hut we thought a brick  chiinnoy would be better, so Albert  built it himself and never having built  one before it is very crude but it  answers the purpose very well. In  fact there are several round where we  live would like one like it. We also  have a very good shed, and carpenter  shop combined, also a. hen house, and  I have 18 hens from which 1 ani re"  ceiving quite a number of eggs at  present, and 1 And reudy market for  all I can spare. We have about one  dozen grape cuttings planted, a few  peach, some prune and one fig tree,  that is all as yet. and quite a little  clearing done on the land. We expect  to make our place a poultry and fruit  farm. Give our love to all, and tell  them they owe me a letter with best  love to you from your loving.  Children Annie and Bert,  Mrs. A. L. Allen.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  alter date I intend to apply 10 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 district:���������  Commencing at .1 post planted on thc  west *idc of the Columbia River, about  one-halt' mile above Catne.* creek, and  marked *'A. Edgar's north west corner  ���������iost," the ice south 80 chains, thence east  io chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to the point ol" commencement.  Dated the 261I1 day of February, 1903.  A. EDGAR.  NOTICE.  Thirty days nfier dale T intend t npplyto  the Honorable thc .hief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carrv airav timber from the following  described'lands in the Big Jlend District of  West Kootenay:  Commeneiii"; at a pos.t planted four miles  above tlie head of Denth Rapids on the wc^t  bank of the Columbia Kiver and marked W. J.  ���������JummiiiKs' south east corner 'post, thence  nortli 11.0 chains, thence\iest -10 chains, thence  south 100 chains, thence east 40 eliains to the  place of beginning.  Dated this 15th day of January, 1P03.  W. J. CUMMIXGr.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  afterdate I intend to apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described land*,  in West Kootenay district:  . Commencing at a post planted on the  wesi side of the Columbia river above  Carnes creek and marked "R. Edgar's  south east' corner post,'! tlience north 40  chains, tlience west 160 chains, thence  south 40 chains, thence east 160 chains to  the point of commencement.  Dated the 26th day of February, 1903.  R. EDGAR.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SPECIALTIES :  Examination mid report.-* on Mining  I'rupertiei.  Specification   and Construction of  Mining Machinery.  Mill  Tests   of  Ores and Concentrates.  Bedford McNeill Code:  COWAN BLOCK, Roiel.loke, B. C.  TIME TABLE  S. S. ARCHER OR S. S. LARDEAU  Running between .Arrowhead, Thomson's  Landing and Comaplix, commencing October  Mth, 1901, will nail tu lollows, Heather permitting:  -  Leaving Arrowhead for Thomson's Landing  and Comapllx twice daily���������10k. and 15k.  Leaving Comaplix and 'bomson's Landing  for Arrowhead twice daily���������7:l.ikand 12:45k  Making close ooucectlouB with all C. I*. R.  Steamers and Trains.  The owners reserve the right lo change times  ol sailings without notice.  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., limited  For Sale  TWO  P.cs-idenees on McKenzic Avenue, with  modern lmprovcinenls, f.000 each on easy  terms.  TWO Kesidenees on Third Street, cast, very  convenient for railway men,11800 each, easy  terra.*.  ONE  Kcldencc on   First Street,  cast,  cash  required .foOO. -subject to mortgage.  A pply to,  UAR'i EY, JIcOATUEB ��������������� l'INKHAM.  NOTICK.  Notiiois hereby given that SO d.iys nfter date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut and  earn- awav timber from the following described  land's in Vfcst Kootenay :���������  Commencing at a post plant-ed on the west side  of Hie Columbia ltivor, about half a mile from the  river and about two miles above Death Kapids.  marked "A. M. Nelson's south-west corner post,"  Ihence north 40 chains, tlience nest 100 chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence east 160 chains to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 27th day of February, 1003.  A. M. NKLSON.  NOTICE.  Tako notice that thirty days after date I intend  to applv 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 n post planted on the west side  of the Columbia river, about 1 mile above One  .Mile creek, marked "Chas. 1*. Lindmark's north-  eart coiner post," thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 cliain.1, tlience north 80 eliains, thence  cast 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Hated this 4th day of Fcbiuary,*ll*0'l.  CHAS. V. LINDMARK.  NOTICE.  ���������Notice is heieb) given tliat-SO-days afterdate I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a speeinl license to cut and  cm v awav timber from the following described  lauds in West Kootenay :-���������  Commencing at a post planted on the west side  of thc Columbia Kiver about 1 mile ubovc One  Mile creek, marked "E. M. Allura's north-west  corner post," thence east 80 chains, thenee south  SO chains, theneo west 80 chains, tlioncc uui th 80  .chains to the point of commencement.  Datod this 4tli tiny of February, 1003.  K. M. ALLUM.B  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry  away timber from the following described  lands in West Kootenay : *  Commencing at a post planted on the  south bank of Goldstream, about eight and  a half miles upstream from thc mouth of  French creek; and marked John Nelson's  north-west corner po*>t; thence east 160  chains; thence south 40 chains; thence  west 160 chains; thence north 40 chains to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 24th day of February, 1903.  JOHN NELSON.  "CTOTIOE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license lo cut and carry away  timber from thc following described lands  in West Kootenay :  Commencing at a post planted on the  South Bank of Goldstream, about three  and a half miles upstream from thc mouth  of French Creek and marked E. L.  Hume's north-west corner post; thence  east 80 chains; ihence south 80 chains;  thence west 80 chains; thence north 80  chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 24th dav of February, 1903.  E. I.. HUME.  NOTICE.  Notice is hciebv ghou that ill) days from  date 1 will applv to the chief ('ommivioiier of  Lands and Works for a special licen**e to cut  and carry awav timber irom the follo������iug  dceribed lands in West Kootenay:  Commencing al C. 31. Symons north wesi  corner pnhl situated about -10 chums westeily  from n tree blazed on four sides on K O  Mounce's trail on the wcstsldc, and anout **'.''  miles from thc mouth oi I'ingston Crock,  thence cast 40 chains, thenee south 11.1) chains,  thence west 40 chains, thence north liiO chains  to point of commencement, lontaining 010  acre'".  Halcyon, Feb. 7th,1003.  C. M. SYMONS.  NOTICE.  Take I'Otice Ihat thirtv days niter dati I  Inldnd to apply to the Cli'ief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cm  nnd carry away timber from the foliowiua  described land*-:  Coinnioneliig ut a post planted on the nsrth  bunk of llnliwai- Creek, St. Leon Springs.  ITppc-r Arrow Luke, about 11 miles from its  month and marked A, Butler's sctith west  corner p.ji|, thencc'.oR.*.t 1C0 chain.**, ihence  soiuli 4ii chain-, thence wesi MOVhains thenee  north 40, chain**, to the place of commencement.  Dated lhe Till dny of February, I SOB.  A. I!L*TI.1*;|{.  NOTICE is hereby j^iven thai 30 dav*.  after date 1 will apply 10 the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  limber from the _ following described land*,  in West  Kootenay :  Commencing at a post planted on th.*  West bank of lhe Columbia river al th.*  south-east comer of John Nelson'**, ranche.  and marked A. Edward's north-east  corner post; ihence west 80 chains;  Iheni.v south 80 chains; thence east So  chains; ihence north So chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated this *7th dav ol" Februarv, 190*.  A. EDWARDS.'  NOTICE.  Thirtv days after date I intend to apply to  the Honorable The Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses to cut  and earry nway timber from the following  described lauds In the Big Bend District 01  West ivooieiia;:  1. Commend ni; nt n rost planted about three-  quarters of a mile oust of the Columbia Kiver  at a point about a quarter ol a mile south of  the Forks of the Smith Creek and ijoldstrcam  trails and marked J.Smiih'.ssout'i west comer  post, thence north lf.0 chains, tlience east 40  chains, tlience south icu elialus. tlience west  40 cbains to thc place of beginning.  2. Commencing ut a post planted about  three-quarters of a mile east 01 tlie Columbia  Klver at a point about a quarter of a mile  south of thc forks of the Smith Creek and  Gold Stream trails nnd marked J. Smith's  n-Tth west corner fiost, thence south 100  chains, thence cast 40 chains, thence nortli  1G0 chains, thence west 40 chains to lhe place  of beginning.  Dated this loth day of January, 100*1.  J. SMITH.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to Ihe  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for-a special licence.to.cut anil carry away,  timber from the following described lands  in West Kootenay :  Commencing at a'post planted on Ihe  south bank of Goldstream, about six and a  half miles upstream from the mouth of  French creek, and marked E. 1-. Hume's  south-west corner post; thence east 1C0  chains; thence north 40 chains; thence  west 160 chains; tlience south 40 chains  to point of commencement.  Dated this 24th dav of February, 1003.  E,  L.  KUllli.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special license to cut and carry  away timber from thu following described  lands in West Kootenay:  Commencing at a post planlod on the  north side of Goldsiream, about five miles  above the mouth of Goldsiream, and  marked John Nelson's south-east corner  post; tlience north 80 chains; tlience west  80 chains; thence south 80 chains; tlience  east 80 chains, to point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day or Februarv, 1903.  "JOHN NELSON.  NOTICK.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply 10 the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry  away limber from the following described  lands in West Koolenay:  Commencing at a post planted on the  north side of Goldstream, about five  miles above the mouth ol" Goldstream and  marked N. T. Edwards'soulhwest corner  post; thence north 40 .chains; tlience  east 160 chains; thence south 40 chains;  tlience west 160 clriins; to the point of  commencement.  Dated this 2Sth day ol February, 1603.  N. T.   EDWARDS.  NOTICE.  Take nol irr* tliat thirtv days after dntej 1  intend 10 apply to tlie Chief Commissioner of  l.nnds and Works for a special license to cut  and cni:v away limber from the iottonin?  describc.l laini-i :  Oomiiiciicin'K nt. a post plumed about one  milt: east of Deep Creek ami about one and a  quarter miles .outh of Calcna Kay, Upper  arrou- Lakes-, and about 50 feet south of whal  is known ns J. .1. Foley's farm, and marked  James White's north west corner post, thence  -south 100 r-hixius, thence east ID chillis, thenee  north UN chains, tlieiiee west iJ chains to the  plae." of commencement.  Dated lhe Ptli day of February, 1W/3  JAM 1*5 \VHITK.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days afterdate I intend'to apply to tin-  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Woik-;  for [a *-iH*cial licence to cut and earn-  away timber from the iollowing described  lands in U'c*,t Kootenay :  Commencing at a post planted on the  south bank of Goldstream. about two and "  a halt miles up-tream from the mouth ot"  French Cieek, and marked B. A. Law-  son's north-west corner post; thence east',  80 chains; thence south 80 chains; tlience*  west So chains; tlience north So chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 2 srd dav of Februarv, 1903.  15. A. LAWSON."  NOTICE.  TaVo notice that thirty days after date I  Intend to apply to tlie Cli'ief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for iispecia! license to cut  and carry away timber from lhe following  described lands:  Commencing at a post p.anted 40 chains  north of the north bank of ilalfwav creek. St.  Leon Spriims, ITpper Arrow Lake, and about IS  miles from its mouth, aud marked James  White's south east comer post, thenee north  *-*0 chains, tlience ivcsi bo chains, thence south  SO eliains, thenee east 80 chains to tlie place of  commencement.  Dated the!Uh day of Pebruary, 100.".  JAMES WHITE.  NOTICE.  Take notice that thirtv days after date 1  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described lands :  Commencing at a post planted noon: 12 mile<  from the mouth of Halfw-av Creek. St. l.***on  Springs, Upper Arrow Lake and marked Stew  jirt Tavlor'sLnorth_west; corner iosl thence  en*t 80 chains, thence south ffl'chains, thence  west 80 chains, tlience north 80 chain- to the  place of 1 ummeticcment.  Dated the "th dai of February, UnK.  STEWAKTTAYLOH.  NOTICE.  Thirty days after date I intend 10 apnly to  the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses 10 cut  and carry jwav timber from thc following  described lands in thc Dig Rend District ol  West Koolenay:  1. Commencing nt a post planted ICC yards  east ol the Nine Mile shed on Dig llendf trail  and ou tho East limit of E. L. Mi-Mabon's  limber limit, and marked George John*<on's  north west corner post, thence south ICO  chains, thence east 40 eliains. thence north 1GV  chains, thence west 40 chains 10 thc place of  beginning.  2. Commencing at a post planted 100 vgrds  east of thc Nine Mile shed on Uig Bend "trail,  and on the east limit of E. L. McMahon's  timber limit, and marked George Johnson's  south west corner post, thenee north 1G0  chains, the 11 re east 40 chains, tlience south 100  chains, thence west 40 ehainsto the place of  beginning.  Dated this litli day of Januarv. 1903.  ������EOK������������ JOHNSON.  NOTICE.  NOTICE I.S  HhltEnV GIVEN  that The Fred  Itobinson   i.umbcr    Company.     Limited,  intcitd to   apply to changv   the name of thc  company to  " HAKf'OK LCMHEK COMPANY,  Limited."  Dated February 12th, IHO"'.  HARVEY McCARTEit A* PINKHAM.  Keb-lil-'liii. t-ollcitor* for the Company.  MeMahon Bros. & Company,  Limited.  Notice Is hereby given that MeMahon Bros,  und Company, Limited, intend  to change the  name of the Coin nan; to The Big Bend Timber  and Trading Company, Limited.  -  Dated this 10th day of February, HUB.  HARVEY, McCARTEK ���������*. I'INKHAM,  ���������Jm solicitors for the Company.  NOTICI*:.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days alter date I iniend lo apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and U'ork-  for .1 S|>ecial licence to cm and carr\-  away limber from the following described  lands in West Kootena\ :  Commencing at a post planted on llu*.  south bank of Goldsiream. about two and  a half miles np-lream from the mouth of  French creek, and marked F. C. Manning's north-east corner post; thence  south So chains: tlience west So chains;  thence north So chains; thence east 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this i^rd dav of Februarv, 190-;.  "F. C. MANNING."  NOTICK.  NOTICE is hereby given ihat thirty  days Irom date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to cut and carry aw������y  timber from the following described lands:  Commencing al W. le'M.-iislre's southeast corner post; about half a mile cast 01  lhe east hank of-the-Colunibia-river,���������and���������  on the cast boundary of .John Nelson's  ranche; thence north 160 chains; Ihence  west 40 chains; tlience south 160 chains;  thence cast 40 chains; to the point of  commencement; containing 640 acres.  Revelstoke. 15. C, Feb. 21st, 1903.  W. i.e'.MAISTRE.  NOTICK  NOTICE is hereby given ihat thirty  days aiter date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Worki  for a special licence to cut and earn-  away timber from the following described  land's in West Kootenay :  Commencing at J. A. Kirk's south-west  corner post, on the Keystone trail, near  Boyd's ranche, about three-quarters of a  mile from the Columbia Kiver; thence  north 160 chains; Ihence east 40 chains;  tlience south 160 chains; thence west 40  chains to point ol commencement, containing 640 acres.  Kevelstoke, B. C. -Mst Februarv, 1903.  J. A.  KIKK.  NOTICK.  NOTICE is hereby given that thirty  days after dale I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  lor a special licence to cut and carry  away t'mbcr from the following described  lands in West  Kootenay :  Commencing at a post planted on the  south bank of Goldstream, about eight  and a half miles upstream from the mouth  of French creek and marked N. T. Edwards' south-west corner post; thence  cast 160 chains; ihence north 40 chains;  thence west 160 chains; thence south 40  chains 10 point of commencement.  Dated this .:4th dny of February. 1903, ������������������  N. T. EDWARDS, Mainly About People.  At Pretoria tbo Jew**, once complained  Ihat only half as nmeli ground had been  ^--���������".Hotted to. them for a synagogue as to  the Hollanders for a church. Whereupon  Ooru Paul replied: "Well, that's perfectly  {air* you believe only lialf of the Bible."  On one occasion Voltaire spoke highly  b{ Haller and then was told he was verv  magnanimous io do so, as Haller had  ipoken in quite a contrary wtiv of him.  "Perhaps," remarked Volt.iirc, reflectively, and after a pause, '���������perhaps we are  both mistaken."  A iriend once wrote lo Mark Twain  asking his onini.ii; on ������������������ certain matter,  r and received no reply. He. waited a few  flays, and then wrote again. His second  letter was also ignored." Finally, lie sent  i third note, inclosiiis a sheet of paper  nnd a two-cent .stamp. Iiy return posi  he received a postcard on which was the  following: "'Paper and stamp received.  Please send envelope."  A characteristic story is going round  about Her Majesty and the Archbishop  of Canterbury.   It is said that they were  filaying at cards, when His Grace sudden-  v "exclaimed; "Vou have revoked."  "Well," replied the Queen, "it is tlio  Grst time anyone has ever told me that  I revoked at cards." "I dure say.  ma'am," responded the Archbishop; "I  don't suppose tliey dared!"  The late -Sir Frank Lockwood was a  tall man, and for some reason an unruly member of his audience onec called  out to bim in the middle of liis speech:  "Go it, telescopel" "iiy friend is mistaken in applying that term to me," Sir  Frank quietly said; "he ought to claim  it for himself, for, though he cannot,  draw me out, I think 1 can both see  .through him and shut "him" up."  A New Jersey clergyman in a small  town recently electrified liis congregation  by introducing into his sermon a dramatic account of Rudyard Kipling's deathbed scene. One of liis parishioners hurried up to remonstrate -.villi him at* the  close of the service. "Kipling i-n'l, dead?"  echoed the preacher, tranquilly; "well,  that's odd. 1 surely read nboul the thing  somewhere. Well, never mind. It must  have been someone else who died, but the  point remains the same "  Archbishop Ryan, visiiing a small parish in a mining district for the purpose"  -> of administering confirmation, asked one  J nervous little girl what matrimony was,  ���������'  end she answered that it was "a. state  of terrible torment which those who enter it are  compelled  to undergo  for a  time to prepare them for a brighter and  better world."    "No, no," remonstrated  the  pastor;     "that     isn't    matrimony;  that's    the    definitio'i    of    purgatory."  "Leave her alone," said the archbishop;  "maybe .-she's.right."  What do you or 1  know about it?"  Early in his literary, career, the lato  Frank Stockton, in conjunction with his  brother, John, wrote many poems with  which they afflicted the editors of various periodicals. The effusions came back  always. The editor of one magazine'.'was  an especial target of the Stocktons, but  as none of th-jii* poems were ever accepted, the brothers.came to the conclusion  ihat  this  editor had   no  conception  of  food poetry. To prove their belief, they  unted up and despatched to him an ode  little known from Milton. Within two  days they received a check and a letter  ef" thanks. "I came to the conclusion  that that editor knew poetry when he  saw it, after all," Sir. Stockton used to  ar,y. '"'and gave up" trying to write it."  Mrs. Bigelow, wife, of a former United  States minister to France, wns a woman  noted for her ready wit, but sadly addicted to the rending of "Ouida's" flashy  and tloshly books. "Being once in Florence, where the author resides, Mrs.  Bigelov.-; resolved to call and pay homage to her talent. On her arrival she  v,.is kept waiting while'ii servant disappeared with her card, returning after  som"- rime' with thi.* information that  ".*.i.-:(.'o."noise!le do l.\ Hamec' is not at  home." A -.-tridetit voice was heard  ���������."���������ricking over i:*e stairs: "Tell "Mrs.  B .'(-low'tli.u 1 neier receive Americans."  "Vou don't, eh";" s'.iv-.it ed back the.irre-  pre-siWe Mrs. Bigeiov,-. "Well, you ought  to. for . they "are .thea only, people who  read your filthy .books!*' '-   : -. -  Mr. Balfour's Kindness.  r  Added to  the   e  new    Prime  Mini*-;**i-  consideration    for    lln:  who   ask    his    heip.  virtues  of   the  of    England    is  least   of   these  Mr.   Justin   McCarthy, who is a favorite contributor to  the "Companion," tells in the "Outlook"  a  story  of  Mr.  Balfour's  readiness   to  tnretch out a helping hand.  Two^pr^iire'^yeaj-s^ago^JIr..McCarthy  ( Amenaea Obitattrje-s.  Mark Twain has address,-* tho following letter to the press:  *5'i* ��������� I am approaching .-.eventy;  it is In sight; it is only three years  away. Necessarily, I must go soon. It  is but matter-of-course wisdom, then,  that I should begin to set my worldly  house in order now. so that it may be  dono calmly and with thoroughness, in  place of wailing until the last day.  when, as we have often seen, the attempt  tc set both houses in order at the same  time, has been marred by the necessity  for haste and by the confusion and waste  of time arising front the. inability of the  notary and the ecclesiastic to work together harmoniously, taking turn about  .���������ind giving each other friendly assistance  ���������not perhaps in fielding, which could  hardly be expected, but ht least in the  minor olTices of keeping game and umpiring; by consequence of which conflict  of interests and absence, of harmonious  action a draw has frequently resulted  where this ill-fortune could not have  happened if the houses had been set in  order ono at a. time and hurry avoided  by beginning in season, and giving to  each the amount of time fairly and justly proper to it.  In setting my earthly house in order I  find it of moment that I should attend  in person to ono or two matters which  moil in my position have long had the  habit of leaving wholly to others, with  consequences often most regrettable. 1  wish toi speak of only one of these matters at this time: Obituaries. Of necessity, an Obituary is a thing which cannot bo so judiciously edited by any hand  as hy that of the subject of it. In such  a work it is not the Facts that are of  chief importance, but the light which the  obituarist shall throw upon them, the  meaning which he shall dress them in.  the conclusions which he shall draw  from them, and the judgments which he  shall deliver upon them." The Ycrdicl-s,  you understand: that is the danger-line.  In considering this matter, in view of  my approaching change, it has seemed In  mc wise to take such measures as may  bo feasible, to acquire, .by courtesy of  the press, access to my standing obituaries, with the privilege���������if. this is not  asking too much���������of editing, not then  Facts, hut their Verdicts. This, not foi  present profit, lurther than as concerns  iny family, but as a favorable influence  lii'able on tho Other Side, where there  ire some who are not friendly to mc.  With this explanation of my motives.  I will now ask you of your courtesy to  make nn appeal for me to tho public  jircss. . It is my. desire that, such jour  nils and periodicals ns'have obituarie*-  if me lying in their pigeon-holes, with  i view, to sudden use some day, will not  ���������vnit longer,/but-will publish them now.  ind kindly send .me a marked copy. .Jlv  uldress i3 simply New York City���������I have  to other that is permanent and not  transient.  T will correct them���������not the "Facts,  but the Verdicts*���������striking', out such  clauses as could have a deleterious in*  lluenco on the Other Side, and replacing  them with clauses of a more judicious  character. I should, of course, expect li  pay double rates for both thc omission-  ���������ind the substitutions; "and-1 "should also,  expect to pay quadruple rates for all  obituaries. which proved to bo rightly,  aiid wisely worded in the originals, thu-  requiring no emendations at all. :".������������������.���������...-  Its is. my desire to leave these Amended Obituaries neatly bound behind me as*  a perennial consolation and entertainment to my family, and as nn heirloom  whicli shall have a" mournful but definite  commercial value for my remote posterity. "  I *jeg, sir, that you will insert this Advertisement (lt-eow, agate, inside), and  send the bill to  Yours very respectfully,  Mark Twain.  P. S.*���������For/the host .Obituary���������one, suitable for me to read in public, and 'calculated to inspire regret���������I desire to offer  a Prize, consisting of n Portrait of me  done entirely' by..myself, in pen and ink  without previous'-instruction. Thc ink  warranted to be the kind used by the  very best artists.  About Dreams.  From *l ikiv book of dreams, not by  a played-out jjypsy, but by a college professor, the Chicago "Tribune" selects the  following passages:  To be sure, the gray grniuldamcs have  always held their dreams to be true, and  have always interpreted their ccrio visions of the night into future events of  colossal moment. So, too, the romantic  lassies in search of signs of lovers, and  here and theresome masculine rhnpsodist,  who warmed to the world of tho unreal  and fanciful. But not so the scientific  (vise men. They have always known  better���������until now.  X. Vnschidc and H. Picron of the Paris  Institute nre two leading exponents of  the value af dreams in diagnosing physical disorders, and have collected from  here, there and everywhere, of all times,  not omitting the all-convinchig present-  day, illustrations and data which go to  establish the accuracy of their position  in a way not known to tho ignominious  gypsy.  This is their idea: In sleep the mind  forsakes thc outer world and yields itself  to introspection. During our waking moments the external sensations prevail.  The. brain is preoccupied with what occurs outside the body, and, unless there  bo importunate calls from internal  sources, pays no attention to what is  happening within. When sleep overtakes us il is vice versa. The internal  organic sensations predominate aiul occupy tlie exclusive attention of the mind  unless external demands for its notice  become emphatic. This is why reasoning  begun during the course of the day or a  problem too intricate for the preoccupied  brain of waking hours can be carried'on  to successful issues in sleep. The brain  is not disturbed with interruption.  'Dreams are chiefly.'of three kinds:  those which reveal the temperament of  L11o dreamer; those which prognosticate  disease, and those which arc symptoms of  a. disease.  How Salt Cools Coffee.  Between bites of the simple breakfast  he had ordered, the young clerk gazed  nervously at t'lie restaurant clock. Il  was plain he had overslept himself and  was paving the way to. future indigestion by bolting his food. Thc colieewas  the stumbling block. It was hot���������very  hot���������hut the clerk heeded it badly, and  he sipped it carefully, having due regard  for his mouth and tongue.  But time pressed, and, with a parting  glance at the clock, he reached for his  glass of ice water and prepared to pour  some of the frigid lluid into his cup.  =*Bo*rt^?po.iLyj^_cptIoe, voting man/'  "learned"that an'Englishwoman wnd IfaTl ; fafd aIl efderlv gentleman who Wits "eat-  won distinction as a novelist had fallen i ;������������������ ),;, breakfast on the other si.lc of  Ul. and wa.s sufferin-z from the poverty j tiie table.   "You take all the good out  that  followed  her inability  to  continue  ber literary work.    .Some of her friends  thought  that ���������die  should  Ik assisted  by !  k department of  lhe --tate, and applied j  to  "Sir. McCarthy,  who  is  both  man   oi i  letters and poiitictan, to hrius the matter before the pro:..*r authorities.  There is a .-nia'i! fu-'.d at the disposal  of the British Govp.MMient for the relief  of iiterary persons in distress.   The fund  of it by putting ic* or ice water in it."  Thc clerk vvjs at first inclined to resent the interference, but the patriarchal  appearance of the other man tempered  his resentment.  '���������What am I to do?" he asked.   "I am  late for the oflice, and I want thi3 coffee  badly."  "Let  me show you  a  little scheme,"  ; said the elderly man.   Taking the oylin-  Is in the'coiurol of the First 1-orcl ofthe I ,1,.;^ faT, Ucolhir from the table, he wiped  it carefully with a. napkin, then, reacb-  Xreasury. This oi.i.-e Mr. Balfour held  It the time, and lio'.is now.  It was just when Kug'.uiil was in the  most distracting p*?ri������*:l <.i the South African War. and Mr. Mi.-tL'.-irihy faired that  in' official who :nr.-i have been passing  scany nights of sk-ejilcssnci-s in the  midst of ever fresh news of disaster  ������nd mishap would not be able to attend  to such a small mat tor as the relief of  ������n individual. It would have been natural for the overworked statesman to  hand the ease over to some minor official, who would allow it to come to a  stands! ill. immovably entangled in the  red tape of petty routine. But in spite  of his lack of hope he wrote to Mr. Balfour.  The next, day he received a reply in  Mr. Balfour's own hand, expressing sympathy and willingness to help. Relief  ���������nrr.e soon after.  Although the case was deserving, and  Ico much need not be made of it, yet Mr.  Balfour would have had good reason for  turning it over to someone, else.  "I hmst say," concludes Mr. McCarthy,  "that I think this short passage of pergonal history speaks highly for the kind-  hr nature and sympathv of Arthur Balfour."  ing over, deposited thc glass vessel in  the cup of-coffee.  "Salt, you know, has peculiar cooling  j properties," he said, meanwhile holding  j *:he receptacle firmly in position. "They  I put it with ice to intensify the cold when  making ice cream. It is used extensively  ai cold-storage warehouses for cooling  purposes, and being incased in glass does  not afreet its power to any great extent.."  As he spoke he withdrew the saltcellar from the coffee and motioned to the.  younger man to drink. He raised the  2iip to his lips, and. to his surprise,  found the liquid cooled to such an extent that hei could drink it without inconvenient.  "Tlie uses of salt are manifold," said  the elderly tniin, with the air of one he-  rinning a lecture. "I remember onci*.  alien I was in Mexico " '  But the clerk, with another glance at  :he. clock, thanked him profusely and  lashed out of the restaurant.  Monsieur Mont on���������I vould of Mademoiselle beg to know ze rule grammairc  Ten shall I Bay I vill, and ven will I say  I shall. Mi?s Klevver (graciously) ���������  Why, that will be very simple, Monsieur  Mouton. Wherever you now say I shall,  (���������nu should say I wili. and wherever you  lay I will, 3ay I shall instead.  People witli sanguine temperaments  dream about songs., dances, feasts, merrymaking, lights, games. Those of a  melancholy temperament dream of  ghosts, studious solitude, death. Those  oi phlegmatic temperament dream of  cwhito phantoms, water, humid places.  Tlio bilious dream of. dark bodice, assassinations, incendiaries, and  tha like.  Dreams of gaiety signify healthy conditions; -dreams of tranquillity are favorable. Dreams of baths or of cold water  foretell critical perspirations. Fiery serpents in dreams, indicate hemorrhages.  Dreams of combats or agitations of various descriptions when occurring at tlie  inception of a fever predict prolonged  illness. Violent pains, if, not due to exterior causes, are signs of lesion, inflammation, or gangrene in somo form: Mountains in abrupt precipices or inextricable  forests in dreams indicate disordered livers.    Fire is the ill omenof anaemia.  /Vnxicty in dreams is a" sign of heart  affections. Dreams of overexertion and  exhaustion prognosticate hysteria. Nightmares in the beginning', of .tho night indicate cerebral aliectious; in the middle of  the night they mean bad digestion.  Dreams of gustatory enjoyments indicate digestive affections. Fatiguing, suffocating dreams indicate dropsy of the  chest. "Terrifying dreams and hideous  pictures show gastric affections. Floods,  swamps and ponds mean cerebral disorders. Fear and anguish denote faulty  circulation.  Nightmares with repulsive animals,  like rnts, serpents and reptiles, indicate  'suffering from alcoholism. Nightmares  also precede asthma. Short, frightful  dreams of tho nightmare genus foretell  certain heart disturbances../Veritable romances, sometimes., continued from one  night to thc next., are forerunners of hysteria, and characteristic of people suffering from hysteria.  The children of alcoholists always sec  animals in their dreams, such aa cats,  dogs, horses, lions, or other frightful  beasts of prey, although generally the  sort of animals with which they are most  familiar. Obstructions , of all kinds arc  omens of certain varieties of dropsy.  .When dreams .".re repciled several  nights in i-ueees.sir.n they are certain  signs of physical disorders, and should be  related to "the phy-ician. who, if he understands diagnosis through the interpretation of dreams, can ba materially assisted .thereby in arriving at the correct  conclusion regarding the malady affecting the dreamer.  Interesting: Items.  In Scotland 2S,10(i persons have been  found who speak only Gaelic, and -iOiiwOO  who, though they can speak Knglish too,  usually speak Gaelic.  It is announced that the Sultan of  Turkey has begun to reform liis feminine establishments. The expense of  maintaining the Yildi/. Kiosk harem, at  n modest estimate, is ^(i'i.'i.OOO n year,  and tho other three establishments together cost .$1,500,000. The total expense  now is to he reduced to .?:}.i0,()i)0 a. year.  Mizi Bey, the chief eunuch, has been entrusted with the task of weeding out  the superfluous. \vho are to_ be. married  to officers and officials. The Sultan has  been induced also to set his face against  much of the infanticide which takes place,  in Lhe secret recesses of his palaces.  The Italian people, in all walks of life,  are hopeful that Queen Helena will bear  an heir to the throne. This event, which  is duo soon, is arousing extraordinary  manifestations of popular loyalty. Interest is nowhere so eager as in the .  slums, where the friends of criminals arc  hopeful for nn heir 'because the King will  grant amnesty to thousands of convicts  in that event. Betting on the event is  common, and a prominent druggist of  Rome has organized a lottery with a big  money prize, for which nil'may compete,  by sending an order for a box of pills,  and filling in a coupon indicating bhe dny  of the event and tho sex of the infant.  Tourists in Switzerland will soon  have a choice of sensational experiences.  If they do not care to climb Mont Blanc,  thoy may make a "submerged excursion"  in a submarine boat in .taikc Geneva.  Tho boat will travel twenty-live miles  under water and a mile and a half on the  surface, tickets for the trip will cost  twenty-live dollars, and each passenger  will receive a life insurance policy for  twenty-five hundred dollars. The guaranty of insurance is not, perhaps, so le-  assuring a.s it was meant to bo; but as  a whole the proposition conveys a pleasing suggestion that submarine voyages  arc ceasing to bo experimental and becoming safe.  An ingenious method of mild adulteration is practised in Athens. The residents havo a penchant for goat's milk,  and herds of these animals are led along  lhe street by Greek milk-sellers wearing  long blouses with capacious sleeves,  Their cry of "Gala! Gala!" brings the  housewife to the door, and sho prudently,  demands that the-goats shall bo milked  iu hor presence. This is done, but the  milkman has in ono hand the end of a.  thin tube which runs up his sleeve and  connects with an india-rubber receptacle  full of water, which is carried under his  ample blouse. AL each pressure of tho  fingers oh the ''udder there is a corresponding compression of tho water sack,  and inilk and water flow side by side  into the milk-pail.  Mr. Dugald Mncdoimld of Montreal  has undoubtedly great faiLh in his own  capabilities. Ho claims to have solved  certain problems respecting astronomical  and other sciences by a long course of.  study of the Egyptian pyramids. Relying on the facts in his possession ho has  challenged tho scientists of n.ll the world  to answer any or all of the following  questions: Why was the day divided into  2-1 hours? "Why was the hour divided  into CO minutes? Why was the minute  divided into 00 seconds? .Why was tho  circle divided into 3li0 degrees? Why  waa the degree divided into 00 minutes?  'Why was Lhe -minute divided into (10  -cconds? Why was the second divided  into 00 thirds? What is the origin ol  the Troy pound? What is the origin of  the English inch? What is the origin  of tho Knglish foot?  Actress and Tom Cat.  The Telephone Newspaper.  Vaccination Previous to Jcnner.  The return of a well-known African  explorer, in the person of Mr. ,T. Faux,  who has had a long sojourn in the l-.md  of the Gallas; British East Africa, has  given a correspondent of the "Pall "Mall  Gazette" an opportunity of recording  some fo this traveller's interesting "experiences_ and discoveries. The Uall.is,  ������^*V--[7**-^  In tho November " Pearson's" is described an invention which may revolutionize the present method of newspaper publication.    The article says:  " Ono of Bellamy's boldest conceptions wns his :"i!e.i of a speaking, .-.li.g-  ing. lecturing, nnd concert-giving^ 'newspaper.' He dreamt of thc time when  people, would no longer go to the printed newspapers for their day's news, but  to tlie *ii"!i"phon" !'��������� [-.-',���������ers. Jt. v. ill i-cui"  as a surprise to most to learn: that this  fancy l>us been actually realized in  Budapest, Hungary, where a telephonio  daily has been in active operation for  some time.  "Every day, from eight in the morning to eleven at night, the ' Telefon-  Hirmondo' is busy sending the news uf  the world, hot from the wires, into it3  subscribers' homes. In. the editorial  rooms six ' stentors,' or" speakers, with  strong, clear voices, speak the 'copy'  into the transmitters.  "At definite  hours,  concerts, or the  performances of the Royal Opera or of  J_������he_ Municipal Operettajrjieater, are to  In her hook, "Stage Confidences," tho  veteran actress. Clara Morris, relates this  amusing incident from her experience:  "It was in 'Camillc,' ono Friday night,  in Baltimore, that for the only time in.  my life I wished to wipe an animal out  of existence. I love four-footed creatures with extravagant devotion, not  merely the finely bred and beautiful  ones, but the poor, thc sick, the halt,  the maimed, the half-breeds, or the no  breeds at all; and almost all animals  quickly mnko friends with me, divining  my love for them. Hut. on this nm*  night���������well! it. wa.s this way. In tho  last act, tis Camille, 1 hud staggered  from tlio window to the bureau and  was ncurhig that dread moment'when,  in the looking-glass I was to see tho  reflection of iny wrecked and ruined  self. The house wns giving strained attention, watching dim-eyed tho piteous,  weak movements of the dying woman;  and right there I heard that  ( h!)  quick indruwing of the breath startled  womanhood always indulges in licforc  either a scream or a laugh. My heart  gave a plunge, and I thought: What is  it.? Oh, what is wrong? and I glanced  down at myself anxiously, for really I  wore so very littie i-> Ihat scene that.  if anything should slip off���������gracious! I  did'not know but what, in the interest  of public propriety, the law might interfere. But that one swift glance told me  that tho few garments I had assumed  in the.dressing-mom still fnithfully e.luti'v  to me. But nlasl there was the dreaded  titter, and it was unmistakably growing. What was it about? Thoy could  only laugh at mo, for there was no one  else on the stage. Was there not indeed! In an agony of humiliation I  turned half about and found myself  facing an absolutely monstrous cat.  Starliko he held tho very center of thc  stage, his two great topaz eyes were  fixed roundly and unflinchingly upon  my face. On his body and torn cars ho  carried the marks ol many battles, lii-  brindlcd tail stood straightly and aggressively in the air, and twitched with  short, quick twitches, at ils very tip,  truly as burly tin old buccaneer as cvei  I saw.  "No wonder thoy giggled! But how  to save tho approaching deaLh-sccno  from total ruin? All was done in a  inoro moment or two; but several plans  were mado and rejected during these  few moments.; "Naturally my first  thought, and the correct ono, was to call  back 'Ntinninc,' my lailitful m-.iid, and  tell her to remove the cat. But alas! iny  Nanninc was an unusually dull-witted  girl, and she would never bo able to do  a thing she .had--not.'/rehearsed.'*. My  next impulse wns to pick up tho crca-'  lure and carry il.mysell; but L wa.s pl:>\  ing a. dying girl, and the people had  just seen mo, afteronly three steps, too!  helplessly into a chair; and this cat  might easily weigh "'twelve pounds or  more; and then at last my plan' was  formed. T had been clinging all the  time to- thc bureau for support, now I  slipped to my knees and a prayer in  my heart that this fierce old ��������� Thomas  might not decline iny acquaintance, I  held out my.hand, and in a, faint voice  called: 'Puss���������Puss���������Puss! come here,  Puss!'  "It was an awful moment; if he refused to come, if he turned tail and  ran, all was over; tho audience would  roar. "  "'Puss���������Puss!' T pleaded. Thomas  looked lianl at me, hesitated, stretched  out his neck, and, working his whiskers  nervously, snifi'cil at my hand.-  "'Puss���������Puss!' "I gasped out once  more, and Io! he gave a little 'meow,'  and, walking over to me,- arched his  Ij-.ek amicably, and nihlicd his dingy old  body against my kneo. In a moment  my arms were about him, my cheek on  his wicked old head, and the applause  that broke forth from the audience was  n balm of Gilcnd to my distress and  mortification. Then L called for Nanhine,  and when sho came on I said to her:  ���������'rake him downstairs. Xtmniu!1. !���������*���������'  grows too heavy a pet for mc these  days,' and sho lifted and carried "Sir  Thomas from thc slage. and so I got mil  of the scrape without sacrificing my  character as a sick woman."  Tlie Age of a Woman.  The btehelor friend of the family  W.is idlj tinning the leaves of the  little "daughter's birthday book.  ITe cnmi! lo the page on which one of  the girl's teachers had inscribed her  name, adding the date, IS77.  "I take oil" my hat to Miss Beckwith,"  ho cried, "Lhe young woman who publicly admits flia't. she will be twenty-live  years old on December 17! Blessings on  her honesty! 1 think I'll hunt her up  and ask her to marry inc."  "Twenty-live isn'L Very old," the hostess hinted. "Of course Miss Bcckwilh  wouldn't hesitate* to 'own up' to that  age. But don't you suppose she'll bo sorry, some day, that she put. it on record?  There was no real need to give any date,  you know���������and her age is nobody's business but, her own."  That sounded like nn invitation to conflict, but tho prudent man ignored it.  "ICvou at twenty-live she, might havo  falsified," he answered. "Homo of them  begin early. 1 know a girl who has been  fifteen yenrs old for almost three years���������  und all heenusc she proved to be too stupid to win her promotion from the grammar to the high school at tho Lime when  most of her mates did. Sometimes I  wonder what her mother has done to tho  entry in thc family Bible. It would seem  odd, wouldn't it, to sot up a lie in housekeeping between the Old and. New Testaments?"  "But whoso business is it how old anybody is?" tho hostess persisted.  "Well, in Lhe ease, of a man, a good  many people have a right to know; for  example, the officials Who put him on the.  voting list. I won't affirm that anybody  but her husband is justified in asking i������  woman's age���������that id, unless sho applies  for life insurance, or docs something- of  that, sort.  ".But why can't-wo avoid unpleasantness by establishing a new social convention on the age question? Say wo assume thnt all unmarried women nre under twenty, that married women with  children are thirty or less, and that when  a woman has grandchildren she. shall be  considered to have reached the ago of  forty-five, and shall never bo older.  "Such an arrangement would put it  out of tho power of ill-bred persons to  talk about 'old maids,' for all unmarried  women would bo of the same age, p  marriageable age at thai. Moreover, every ��������� married man would ho much oldei  than'his wife, which, of course, is as it  should be. Indeed, no woman would ever  reach a point whero she could fairly be  called old.  "I see just ono Haw in lhe scheme,"  thc bachelor added, gravely, "if you,  let us say, were Unity to-day, and u  btiby caitie to your son or your daughter,  you would be forty-five to-morrow. Tr*  grow old so suddenly would put a strain  on one's nerves, wouldn't iL?"  "Not so sovoro a strain as one sutlers  from the dcteslablc people who try every  way to find out one's age," was. lhe cn-  crg'ctic answer.  Tho bachelor chuckled.- "After my  new system goes into cITcct," ho saiil.  "wc shall assume that people who act so  have not reached the ago of discretion  themselves. We shall send Lhem lo some  public' nursery, and have Lhe matron  box their ears and put pepper on their  tontrucs."���������"Youth's Companion."  I  Famous For Repartee.  ���������Of all lhe brilliant preachers of modern times, no one shone more re-  splemlenlly in conversation than  the eloquent Baptist minister, Robert  Hall. It is remarkable that, while in liis  writings hardly a glenni of wit or humor  is to be found, yet in the. social circle he  was distinguished by his terse and pungent sayings. All his life he was a martyr to an excruciating disease, and his  wittiest sayings were uttered when he  was writhing with sharp pain. A lady at  a friend's house found him so lost iii1  thought, that she vainly essayed to engage him iu conversation. At length,  impatient of his reveries, she said rlip-  panlly, in allusion to a "Miss Steel to  whom he was engaged lo he married:  "All, sir, if we hnd "but polished steel  here, wo might secure some of your attention; but "  "���������Madam,"interrupted the now roused  preacher, "make yourself qui to easy; if,  vou are not polished steel, you aro at  least polished hrnssl"  Hall had nn intense ahhorrence of religious cant, to whicli ho gave expression sometimes in thc most scorching  terms. A young minister, who was visit- ,  ing him, spent a day in sighing, ever and  anon begging pardon for his suspirations,  and saying that they were caused by  grief that ho had so hard a heart. When  tho lamentalions, which Hall had borne,  patiently the first day, were.resumed'at  brenkfast on tho second, he said.:    ���������  "Why, sir, don't be so cast down; remember tho compensating principle, and  bo thankful and still."  "Compensating' principle!" exclaimed  the young man; "what can compensate  for n. hard heart?"  "Why, a soft bend, to bo sure," replied  llall, ivho, if rudo, had certainly groat  provocation.  Individualities.  Justice Granlhnm is certainly making  i record as the murder judge ot England,  in one day at IjOoiU recently he tried  throe murder cases���������two "before luncheon and one after.  King Kil ward's 'reconciliation with tho  I  A Few,Directions.  the  to  nnd intellectually superior to their neighbors, the Somnlis, have a light copper-  colored skin and handsome features.  Possibly the most remarkable thing  about them is tliat for. centuries past  they havo practised vaccination as :t preventive of smallpox; and although this  disease is not unknown among them,  they are. not susceptible to it, and are  rarely pock-marked. The operation is  performed not on the arm, ns with Europeans, but on the side of the nose, the  serum being rubbed into the skin after  n, slight puncture has been made. Should  any. of the G.illas bn -smitten with an infectious disease, he is immediately, isolated from his fellows, while his neighbors cash lots as to undertaking, the  luties of nursing and feeding the invalid. The Gallas are n strictly anti-  iquor people, and intoxicants in any  form appear to he" abhorrent to them.  The land which they occupy extends  from some distance east ot the Uganda  railway to the. .Tuba River, and there  have been found on their territory the  ruins of a large city, now almost entirely hidden in thc jungle, which speak of  ���������i former civilization of a very high  order.���������"Chamber's .Tournal."  Didn't Want to Make Any Mistake,  "Have you seen Mrs. ConnyshawV.  t-omlcrful    collection    of    old    china?"  "Yes," replied Mrs. Fussilove, "I have;  ir.d I can't say that iL gives me n. good  ���������pinion of the Connyshaws' social posi.  aon." "Dear me!" s.iiil the other Indy.  'How is that?" "Well, you .see," ex-  ihiinod Mrs. Fussilove. "they can't ever  nive kept many servants, or they would  lever have hnd all that ciiina tinbrok-  ui!"  A flag-Taising was held at the school-  house, and after the banner had been  flung to tho lireezn there was an exhibition of the drawings which the pupils  had made, nnd the work they had done  during th������ year. The teacher had recited  to the, class the story of the landing of  the Pilgrims, and after she. had finished  she. requested each pupil l.o try to draw  from his or her imagination a picture of  Plymouth Rock.  Most of Lhem went, to work nt. once,  but. one.  little   fellow  lieRiLaled, and  tit  length, raised his hiniil.  ��������� "Well,  Willie whal is  it.?" naked  the  teacher.  "Please, ma'am, do. yon want ua to  dra.iv a. hen or a rooster?"���������Exchange.  "Emm-1  ent preachers, speakers, or actors tell  their stories to enormous audiences scattered over the city. A list of strangers'  arrivals, the correct astronomical time,  and a list of amusements, are among  the many; features of this marvelous institution.  "The exact time for each of thc news  items is strietly regulated, anil i.s announced to the subscribers every morning. Thus, each subscriber need only  listen to Uie news that particularly interests him, and can always.be sure of  hearing it at the predicted minute. In  case, however, of particularly important  new;s coming to hand, it is immediately  announced, and special alarm signals are  rung."  i     i        ** *������  John .Chinaman a3 a Lightning Calculator,  A social observer of humorous sympathies reports to "Listener" of the Boston "Transcript" a trait of a Chinese servant employed in a suburban family,  which reveals a certain capability for  ready assimilation with American .'methods' of dealing with the trarnp problem.  A hungry tramp called one Monday afternoon at the kitchijn door, and was  promptly ch.'iUe.nged by John. To JrAn  the trarnp told liis tale of woe, ending  with a humble petition for something to  eat.  "Like flish?" asked John, in insinuating tones.  "Yes, I like fish," the tramp answered.  "Call FU'lay," said John, as he shut  the door, with a* smile imperturbable.  ��������� During the present stringency in  coal market, which is likely  Inst for somo lime to como, many  expedients have been devised. A few  words about how to heat your -house  without coal may not be amiss."  To use a gas stove, get from ton to  thirty feet of hose and attach it to the  gas meter so you can sit and read the  ligttrcs ns Uiey reel' oil'. This will keep  you hoi all tbo time, and also give you  a line, appetite. In case the gas stove  docs nol exhaust nil Iho oxygon in thc  room, send for tho plumber and havo  him remove tho rest.  If an oil stove is used, saturate a fow  eld rags wilh can do cologne, and burn  lhem at tho same Lime. Then sit in a  rocking-chair with.handles on each side  and rock yourself violently up and down,  holding on with inighL and main. You  will thus not only keep warm, but will  have all the effects of auLomobiling without the expense.  To burn soft coal successfully, first put  it through a wringer and have it ironed  out in  strips.    Placing it  tastefully in  the stove,  light  from underneath.    Al-  ..    . . ways keep the slovc covers off, as othcr-  ern      beauty    doctors,    Lhe    ",Strand" j wise you will have your chimney clogged  I3.*!? ._.?.. _L...lfiSe  ������,Pe,"'"1Lio'".sl appear i up instead of your house, and what you  ^^ after is some kind of a fire.  If you have fireplaces in your, house,  Having One's Skin Removed.  After   describing  sonic   of  the   up-to-  date    miethods     employed     hy     mod-  "If you leave all your property to your  second wife, your children will certainly  try to break your will." "Of course.  That's what [ want Lhem l.o do. I wnnt  them to have their full allure of my money." "Then why bequeath it all to your  wifo?" "Well, you sec, It. will ho easier  for rny children lo break my will than it  is for me to break hers."���������New York  "Weekly." ..._     ..._     .j  pale and commonplace hy the side of the  heroism displayed two years ago by  a celebrated actress, to whom truly belongs the martyr's crown. Driven to  desperation by seeing her beauty compromised hy a series of superficial altera-'  JJonj^iivJier^^cojripje^dpji^, ^icJjcidcd_t!*L  have the skin of her face completely  changed! She found doctors who undertook the performance, of this strange operation, which extended over seven  weeks ��������� seven weeks of uninterrupted  suffering. All the skin of her face was |  chemically burned, then detached bit by j  bit. At the end of two months of suf-I  "fering the old epidermis had.enlirely disappeared and been replaced by a skin as  rosy, thin and tender as that of a newborn child! So disconcerting was Lhe  aspect, of this baby-like complexion to a  woman of thirty Ihat the desperate actress found herself more ill-looking after  the operalion than sho had thought her:  self to be before undergoing il, and had  Lo seclude herself for a month to allow  her now skin to age a little. At tlie'..  end of four months, however, the result  was perfect; the best friends of the heroic actress all declaring that she was "unrecognizable," so completely was she rejuvenated nnd transformed!  Easily Pleased.  The man inseartli of a coachman  looked coldly at the yolublo and eager  young Frenchman before him, and shook  Ids head.    -���������  "I don't wish another valet," ho said.  "[ have one already; there would bo  nothing for yon to do."  p "Hut, 7tioimicur," pleaded the young  man, with outstretched hands, "ii you  could conceive how little it takes to occupy me!"  and decide to use wood,1 do riot let anyone else make the fires but' yourself.  First, take several pounds of selected editorial matter, and to give a fickle flame,  jidjl^^fe^^weathci^rcports^ Over this  sprcaU somennitifiVnr^leaveST^which^you5  curt secure in any forest. Put on top of  this some cloLhcs-pins���������they are cheaper  than kindling, and your cook will use  them anyway���������and then add a sprinkling  of logs, apply a gallon of kerosene and'  light from underneath with a clothes-  pole. But before doing so, move thc piano near enough to protect the opposite  wall and the Persian rug close enough to  save the* floor.-  In case nil other means fail, try a bonfire in each room. You will thus get rid  of some of your old furniture,'-besides  healing your house to suit yourself, and  not the 'insurance companies or the'Republican party.���������Now York "Life."  Her Daily Food.  "I lovo all that is beautiful in art and-  nature," she said, turning her.dreamy'  eyes to his. "I revel in Hie green fields,  the babbling brooks, and the little wayside flowers. I. feast on the beauties of  earth, and sky, and air; they are my  daily life and food, and       "        .���������'".....'. ���������  "Maudie!" cried out. the ..mother from  the kitchen, not knowing that her,  daughter's beau Was in lhe drawing-  room, "Maudie, whatever made you go  and gobble up that big dish of mashed  potatoes that was left over from dinner? I told you we wanted them  wanned up for supper. If your appc-'.  tile isn't enough to bankrupt your poor!  pal"  ��������� i.     ��������� ��������� -  A Necessary Qualification.  A school inspector in England asked a  child in a primary school to tell him as:  nearly as possible what he understood a  pilgrim to be.  "A pilgrim is a man who goes about a  good deal," was thc reply.  .,,.._-, , , . - This seemed not quite satisfactory to  thn.nk Mr. Speedway for taking you to   the inspector, and he said, "I 'go about a  drJ,X?'"..     ,* , ,.,.���������.    ,, J*"-"* deaV ���������*������������������������- I a"* not a pilgrim."      '  "Yes," whispered Willie, "but he told      "Please, sir. T mean a good man," was  mo not to mention il!"���������N. Y. "Life."       the eager addition.  }uc d'Orlcans, in spile of the laLlcr's  jvoss instills lo Lhe lale Queen Victoria,  is said to have been duo to the intervention of Emperor Francis Joseph (if Austria and of Kiiig Christian of Denmark,  oul of regard to Lhe Duchess of Or'eans.  Once a fashionable woman of Newport  expressed to tho laLe Klizabclh Cady  ,.Stanton a fear that it was not entirely  modest for a woman lo speak in public.  The dignified president of the suffragists  looked at her wilh mild surprise. "Why,".  sho said, "there are nol so many people  at our convention as there were at the  hall last night, and surely it is moro  modest to make n sensible speech in  t\iuet costume than Lo exhibit one's bare,  irms and shoulders at a public dance in  iho einbraco of a slrange gentleman."  Of his recent visit lo lhe Empress  Kugenio at Farnborough, General Corbiu  -aid: "She is now a woman seventy-six  years .old, but remarkably well preserved. She lives'in a beautiful villa in  ���������hat quiet suburb.about fifty miles from  London, and maintains an extensive cs-  lablishment. Tho Empress herself showed  us tho little .chapel whero the bodies of*  hor husband and her son are lying, and  how the trees had been cut away so as  to nfford a Tiew of the chapel from the  house. 'That is the destination for which  .[ am hound,' she said, sadly, pointing-to  Lhe chapel. 'They arc "both asleep there,  and very soon I shall join them.' . .  The Queen of Roumania is no longer  Iho only crowned writer of poetry. A  now royal author has appeared, in tho -  person of Queen Helena of Italy,-who  has just published a striking little poem,  entitled "A Crown of Thorns." ' The  poem represents a woman scaled on the  steps of the throne, wilh her features  transformed by grief; no one sees her  bul the king; her name is Care. Beneath  thc golden crown' of Lhe king there is  another crown, whicli galls his brow; no  ono scc3 it; it is lhe Crown of Thorns'  Queen Helena, who has, perhaps, drawn  on her own experience in Lhcse lines, is  one of a family possessed of literary talents. Her father, Prince Nicholas of  Montenegro, has wrilion Iwo plays���������"Tho  Empress of lhe Balkans" and "Prince  Arvanit"���������many poems, and is now completing a new novel. Her second brother,  Mirko.'is also a poet.  Gordon Ralph Caine, the eighteen-  year-old son of Hall Cnine, is visiting -  America, to get some ..advertising ideas  for his magazine, "Household Words."  This is his slory of how he came'to bo  an editor about a year ago: "I had just  loft King. "William's College, in the Isle of  Man, and was about to. go up to Cambridge University. But I was tired-.of  school, and wanted to go.into the news-  vapor -business. I heard that the weekly  #as for sale, and T worried father until  die-bough t=i t-f or-meF=No;-1=d i dn'.t^ buy   'Household Words' through any particular fondness for the memory of Charles  Dickens, who established it in 1850. I  simply saw in it a chance to do some  good advertising. When I took the paper it hud a circulation of twenty-tivo  hundred, and now it has about one hundred thousand. I advertised it by going  all over England with some news-agents,  and putting sample copies in every house,  nnd placing placards on 'old'houses and  fences. TlicnT organized.the Dickens  Fellowship Society, and got Percy Fitzgerald, who has written lots nbout Dickons, to go at Iho head of it."  Caution.  "Willie, did you llittnk Mr. Speedway  for taking.you to drive?" said the mother of a small boy, solicitously. No answer. The question was repeated. Still  no answer.  "Willie!    Do you hear mc?    Did you  '.'������������������:.'. Just a Slip.  ,' Miss De Couroy is musical, and when  Harold Tompkins called round the other  evening she asked him to sing. The poor  fellow is bashful but obliging and he attempted to give her his favorite:  "Thou art so near and yet so far,  ���������;���������������������������'  Beautiful star, beautiful star."  But she stood by the piano just where he  could look into her face, and it must  have enibarrassed him, for he forgot-tho  words, and this is how he rendered it:  "Thou art so. far, and yet so near,"  Beautiful steer, beautiful steer."  She won't speak to lrim now, and ho  vows to devolc himself hereafter to  songs without words.  What Really Happens.  A new definition of absent-mindedness,  which  is humor if not psychology, appears in the Indianapolis "News" in this  dialogue:  "Pa, what does 'absent-minded' mean?"  "My hoy, that's easy.    Did you ever  stop  to  think?"    ,  "Yes."  "And -Your thoughts rau on?"  "Yes." <> '. '���������  '-'Wei),  IhatV.it."       '   -'*"������-'  --   I  ������*^*-^&-t*i*yg^^^ //"*-"  Heavenly Visions.  S. A. HAYT, D.D.,  Mount Voi'iion, N, T.  I wns not dlsobodlent unto the heavenly  TJ&loii.���������Acts,  xxvl.,  10.  Christianity consists largely in tho  ability to sco visions���������ideal things���������and  be lifted by them into a better life. In  all tho round of our living to belicvo  in good things is to sec them nnd to  have them.  To be cynical about men and women,  about institutions and societies, is lo  put out one's eyes nnd walk in darkness. Nothing pays better than to believe In good things, in the good Cod  and in tho good in men. This makes lifo  optimist ie,   charitable   nnd   hclpful-  The best investment you can put iu  men is to believe in them. For it has  this cll'eet on men when they are believed in, that they nre stimulated to be-  como what you believe theni. If there  is any manhood it will hear that call  and respond to il. Disbelieve in a man  and you make it hard for him.  But to be vitally aflectcd by a heavenly vision we musi see one that will  6top us on our. way. as Paul was stopped on his way to Duma.-.'us and ever  after saw things in a new lis;lit���������a vision that shall be like a new -tin risen  at high noon, or as it" a great battle  tad .been fought and tho dead and  ."wounded covered the ground, and the  ���������un looked dowu on many a thing that  ���������we loved and cherished, dead and cold,  oil tlio banners of our resistance furled  lor eYer and the true Hag triumphant  everywhere. Then a man awakes out of  Indolence into work, out of shifllcsi-ness  Into care, out of selfishness to live God's  truth and for his fellow-mtn.  This vision is not so far off or so rare  RS some may tkiak. Tho heavenly villous elustor and crowd around us. l.-'v-  ������ry "bush is ailamo with God and overy  ipot ts holy ground. Every life is a holy  Kind to bo resoued from tho infidels.  Cod in thi3 age and in this land masses  and multiplies heavenly visions. Every  Sne who is brought up in a good fauiily  baa everyday visions that for hi*- life  She must not be disobedient lo���������tho  quiet, shining life of father and molhjr,  the Christian home, whore all the atmosphere is suliused with the beauty aud fragrance of the gospel. A man must bo  obedient to the law of honor, integrity  nnd commercial worth that is taught  every day in this city'nnd throughout  the land or sink himself to the lowest  disgiacc. The cleanness, order and temperance of Christian communities are  tho elevating and ennobling principles of  our civilization and patriotism. All tho  lessons of industry, application and conduct taught in our schools;" every pretty farmhouse nestling among tho trees,  where contentment, virtue and' thrift  reign; overy court of justice and house  of penal detention, all the round of our  many-hued civilization constitute a vision of heaven and incentive to Christian living. By all these or by some of  ��������� these a man may bo lifted to a vision of  'Jesus Christ, to a better life and a bet-  -ier outlook.  The majority of men arc not moved  l)y great things, but by many things,  lt is the cumulative argument that is  drawn from a thousand sources and  grows by a thousand tributaries that  conquers men's minds and transforms  their lives. We look too far off and  .hope for too great things .when it is but  ��������� little turn in the path that will bring  us -into the right road.  This vision is not a solitary one. Wo  ture tempted to believe that it is the  ���������only one we shall ever have. This is a  mistake. Paul's life was a series of  .heavenly, visions and repeated impulses  to duty and service. We have repeated  fn this world what we believe in. If wo  "believe in truth and righteousness wo  ���������eek nnd find these for ourselves. Patriotism, art, sense of beauty grow in  eouls devoted to them. Many" pull down  the shades, draw the curtains, close tho  Hinds and say the world is dark.  All these visions are to load to one  desire and determination���������to be obedt-  _������nt to_tliem. lt_reotiires :i_grent_clU!rac-_  ter to bo obedient always, Any ono can  disobey. Paul knew he had 'met his  "Master antl he promised to obev.    And  The First Newapapsr.  For a long time tho honor of having  produced the first newspaper has been  disputed by Italy, France, Germany,  England and Holland, and for years the  British Museum exhibited a paper called The English Mercury, said to havo  been printed iu 15SS, but which proved  to be a practical juke of Lord Hardwicke. As the first German paper only  appeared in ltilo iu Franlfort, tho first  Dutch paper in 1017, and the first English paper, The Weekly Cazette, in 11122,  and the tirst French paper iu lli.il, the  priority of Antwerp in the field is now  asserted and sustained, it is declared,  by ollioinl documents. Shortly., after  the invention of printing, publishers  from time to lime issued placards giving some sensational piece of news, but  it was not until Abraham Verhoeven of  Antwerp iu 1U05 thought of making  these publications at regular intervals  that what is properly termed a newspaper was i-*sued, and it has taken *2l)7  years for it to reach its pic&eul universal extent and influence. Iu lflO.'i  Antwerp intends to celebrate the 30ilth  anniversary of journalism in a fitting  manner, and when that city undertakes  such a celebration it is believed it can  outdo any other in the artistic manner in which it ot-jr.-tnizos its p.igoant.*������,  aud thousands will lli ck from all parts  of Europe lo participate in its feslivit-  tic3.  Cromwell's Descendants.  The Cznr Was Caught  M.A.P. tells a story with regard to the  playing a game of whist at Horn burg,  and the present ICing, then, of course,  Prince of Wales, and several of his  friends were of the party. Among those  friends was Sir James Mackintosh, a  well-known bon vivant of the eighties  and nineties. Sir dames *,\as one ot  those blunl, downright, rough-spoken  Scotchmen. In the midst of the game  Sir James called out to the Czar.  "You've revoked." Everybody's blood  ran cold. The Prince of Wales, 1 have  been told kicked the Scotchman under  the table, and the Czar, blushing and  confused, exclaimed in bewilderment;,  '���������Revoked I Why, i never did such a  ���������"king in my life." But Sir james persisted, and the Monarch was proved to  be iu the wrong, whereupon Sir James-  replied to the observation of the Czar :  "1 dare say you've often t evoked, your  Majesty, but this is the hrst time you  were ever told so."  It is a curious example of the persist-  ?nee of tha English governing families  and of their close intermarriages, says  Mr. Harrison in his "Cromwell," that  the blood of Oliver Cromwell still run3  through female lines in the veins of the  following well-known persons; Marquis of Ripon, Earls of Chichester, Mor-  ley, Clarendon, Cowper, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Derby, Lord  Ampthill, Lord WaUinsham, Countess ot  i-lothcs. Mr. Charles Villiers, M. P., Sir  John Lubbock, M.R, Sir F. W. Frank-  laud, Sir Charles Strickland, Sir II. E. F.  Lewis, Sir W. W'orsley, Sir W. Payno-  Uallwiiy, the Astleys of Checkers Court,  the Polhills of Kent, the Tennnnts of  Glamorganshire, the families of Vyncr,  Lister, Berncrs, Xicholas, Cosset, Present t, Field, Mr. S. R. Gardiner, tlie historian, etc. During the* past century  at least seven persons descended from  Ihe Protector have held oflice under the  Crown, including one Prime Minister,  Lord Ooilerieh; one Foreign Secretary,  Lord Clarendon; two Lords-Lieutenant  of Ireland and a Viceroy in India.  Among those who have married descendants of Cromwell are lhe Earls of Darn-  ipy, Lylton, Luthom, Lord Stanley,of  Preston, Sir W. llnrcourt, M.P., Sir "A-  Rorthwick, M.P., Mr. Samuel White-  bread, M.P. The late Sir George Cornwall Lewis, the statesman and author,  was a descendant of the Protector, and  Lady Theresa Lewis, his wife, author of  a work in illustration of Lord Clarendon, was a descendant at once of Oliver  tho Protector and of Edward Hyde, the  Chancellor. ,  For the Farmer.  Sheep cannot be kept in damp locations without being liable to foot rot.  Their quarters should be dry, but they  will thrive in an open shod that faces  tht; south.  Any farmer can try tho experiment  of inoculating the soil with tho necessary bacteria for promoting the growth  of a crop. Should the soil seem un-  adapted to clover it will be found of  advnntago to procure a few bushels of  earth from a field upon which grow a  luxuriant crop of clover, broadcasting  the earlh over thejtfiil und seeding to  clover, the possibiliW-'being that a good  stand of clover wilhlA* obtained.  Gladstone's Bravery.  In an address  at  the  unveiling of a  statue  of Gladstone  at  Glasgow,  some  lima  ago.  Lord    Rosebery    told  somo  stories of the "dead statesman.      "Most  men,"   ho   said,   "are   physically   brave,  but  Mr.   Gladstone  was   brave  among  the brave.    He had to the end the vitality of physical courage.      When well  on to 90 he    was knocked    over by a  cab   and   before   thc   bystanders  could  rally to his assistance he had pursued  the cab with a view to taking, its number."   In. regard to his genius for hard  work Lord Rosebery said :   "An  eight-  hour day  would  have  been holiday to  him���������for    he  preached    and    practised  Iho gospel of work  to  the  fullest extent.       When he  was  staying at Dal-  meny in 1879 he kindly consented to sit  for-his bust.      The only difficulty was  that there was no time for sittings, so  the  sculptor with  his  clay  model  was  placed - opposite Mr.   Gladstone   as he  worked  and   they   spent   the   mornings  together���������Mr. Gladstone writing    away  and the clay figure of himself less "than  a   yard   off gradually   assuming  shape  and form.     Anything more distracting  I cannot conceive, but it had no effect  on the busy patient."     Here is another  story: "A contemporary of his at Eton  once told rat of a scene at which my  informant was present, when some" loose  or  indelicate   toast  was   proposed   and  al! present drank it but young'   Gladstone.    In  spite   of  tho   storm   of  adjuration, objurgation and ridicule  that  raged around him he jammed his face,  as  it were, down in his  hands  on the  table and would not* budge."  it was n grand thing for him to"be able  to say whon he "-.toot! before King Ag-  rippa nnd thomrlit of his whole" life  from Uie day of Ihat ride to Damascus,  "1 was not disobedient." For obedience  is lhe one solid foundation of character  and success���������in the family, the school,  the store, the bank and' the railway.  Civilization is based upon obedience.  'A boy who will not obey has no place in  tho family and in the school. Disobedience i3 a source of demoralization and a  menace to'fho well-being of, society.  Kvery switchman or engineer who will  not obey is a peril to tho travelling public. The man who persists in disobeying  the laws of his nrind nnd his body is  on tho way to the insane asylum. If  ���������we are disobedient to natural law wo  Xnay escape with slight penalty. Rut* if  we are disobedient to conscience.* to  ���������spiritual law, to Jesus Christ and tho  heavenly visions wo are disobedient to  the best and most effective things in  our lives, and the loss and punishment  must correspond.  A Plucky Snilor.  The death occurred tho other day nt  Moruya, in New South Wales, of a  Crimean veteran who had u good deal  of attention from the London newspapers at the time of the war, Mr.  George Solly had for many years beet, a  prosperous settler at Moruya, and was  a popular figure in the distriot. He  was one of tho blue-jackets landed from  tho Rodney in the Crimen, and had the  claspa for Inkunnan, TSalaclavu, the  Alma and Sobastopol. Whilo Scbasto-  pol was burning iuid the fighting still  going on, ho regaled himself and his comrades by dancing ii hornpipe ou lhe  ramparts, and tho incident was afterwards mado tho subject of a cartoon in  ���������Punch.  "Women, and the  Grange.  A powerful factor for woman suffrage  in New Hampshire is the Grange. During  the past year, says a New York contemporary,   the   State    sufi'rage  President.  Miss Mary N. Chase, a university graduate, has addressed* 103 of its brunches  on  this question, and a large majority  of the members, in some instnnees every  one present, signed her nctition to the  convention.     It is favorable to the suf-  iragc amendment that this great body is  absolutely impervious  to   the influences  -which-in-ttll-States-but-two hare-accomplished  the   defeat of  every  bn*>  which  has been submitted to the eleclors. Ths  Grange  from  its foundation  has  recognized  the equal rights nf women.      At  its last national convention, a few weeks  ago, it passed a ringing  resolution  demanding the  franchise    for  lhem.      In  Maine the women nre preparing to ask  the   Legislaturet for   suffrage   for   tax-  paying women. "' The State Grange lias  34,000   members   and   is   the  largest  in  the United States.     At the State meeting on Dec. 17 over 1,000 delegates, unanimously, by a rising vote, adopted a  strong   resolution   for   the   passage   of  this bill.     Women now have no form oi  suffrage in Maine.     In 1S87 a bill for a,  full suffrage amendment received a majority vote of both Houses of the Legislature,  but  not  the    necessary    two-  thirds.      Several  times  since  a  similar  bill has passed one or tbe other branch.  Very few States have more liberal laws  for women.     It is one of tho nine whicli  give  fathers   and   mothers  equal guardianship of children.      Women are .eligible as Justices of the Peace, registers  of prmbate aud deputy town clerks. They  are serving as trustees and county superintendents of schools and public libraries, trustees and physicians of State institutions,  etc.      There  is   little  doubt  that in the near future they will bava  not only'taxpayers, but full sulfrage.  While Prof, ll'cnry Uruamioai was  calling on a friend ou his last visit hero,  says Thc New York Times, Iio was introduced to a party of American girls.  "Uoiv very formal you are hero wbeu.  you are introduced," he said. . "Now,  in England we always-I'sbalco-kands.  What do you do here whon you say  good-bye 5"  "Oh, we kiss," said tlie youngest of  the party, a'beautiful girl of sixteen.  "Ah, that's charming," responded Prof.  IJruuimoud ; "suppose we say go������i-by������  right now.!"  Morocco   and  Its   "Rebellion.  The man who  heads  the  present attempt to overthrow the Government of  tho  Sultan  of  Morocco   is  reported  to  say   Ihat  he  has not  the  slightest  intention of seizing tho throne.    His mission,  he says,  is  to  wage  a  holy war  against Christians, keep Europeans out  of Morocco and remove lhe present Sultan from  the throne on account of hia  tendency to  listen  to  European  advice  and yield to foreign influence.    He says  that  he and  his  followers  will  nominate a Sullan from some Shcreefian family  who  will  promise  lo  continue    the  war against the Christians.    According  to  lhe correspondent    of The    Loudon  Times, Mr. W. B. Harris, who recently  "got away from Fez,  just in  time," in  his  own  words,   the    rcbeU    are  very  strong in numbers.    The rebellion is an  expression   of   total  disseut    from   and  rcprobaliou    of     the   Sultan's -   recent  scheme  of   reforms.     Mr.   Harris,   who  had    many    interviews with Morocco's  young ruler last year, and who is credited with being "the Sultan's confidential adviser, reports that he as wholly  unlike   other" Oriental ���������  potentates    in  thoughts; habits aud manner of life. "He  is keenly* sensitive to public opinion in  Europe; is ��������� interested in educational systems abroad and in'.the workings of con-  stilutionai government; and  is 'anxious  to keep on good terms with the powers,"  Mr.'Harris says.    The Sultan told Mr.  Harris that as soon as his Government  was better organized he hoped to travel  abroad and learn what he could.for tlie  benefit of his country.    To reform Morocco, to* introduce modern and liberal  ideas  into .its  system  of    government,  may,     however,     require    genius    and  strength beyond the powers of the young  ruler.    In 188*1 Dr.-Oscar Lenz, one of  the. most acute  observers of affairs  in  Morocco, .wrote that though the father  of  the  present Sultan had liberal  tendencies and was a man of independent  and  energetic character, as well "as an  autocrat, he was not in  a position  to  introduce revolutionary reforms against  the will' of the official class.     The fanatical party was too strong .both in the  country  und at  court  to  be forced   to  submit to drastic measures of reform.  -    When  the late Sultan's.son came  to  the throne in  ISOf" he was a mere boy  of fourteen.     During  his minority  Sid  Ahmed,   the  Grand ��������� Vizier  of- Morocco,  ruled the  country,with  the  iron  hand  of an  absolute  despot. -  He    held  the  country together, quelled rebellions and  subdued disorderly tribes with  the  utmost cruelty and" at -the same time by  wholesale confiscation and enormous exactions amassed a great  fortune. -Two  years ago the young Sultan reached the  age of. twenty and just as he assumed  control" lhe stern old regent died.    The  report that the old' man left  his great  fortune  to the: new-Sultan  is  probably  incorrect.   At any rate, it is known th-it  the Sultan's finances have been in a bad  wa v,  and that since he. came in to att-  ual   power   he.has   raised "considerable  All kinds of early crops that are to  be grown from seed in lhe spring may  be hastened by starting lhem in a hotbed. Sonic may then bo. transferred to  cold frames, such as lettuce and cabbage. For the family garden such work  will not be laborious if attention i-- i*ow  given the early crops. The ���������advantages of having all kinds of vegetables  early are that Ihey will e-cape the dty  >**:i-on, to a certain extent, nnd may be  -followed by later crops. Peas may bo  seeded in the open ground quite early,  if the ground is warm.  " Bends," a New Disease.  The New York Sun the other day had  a  long  and   interesting  descriptive   article on the trolley tunnel now in process   of   construction   under   Lhe   North  Kiver,   and   which   is   to   connect   New  York and Jersey.    Owing to the 'di Moult  and hazardous nature of the work and  Iho  peculiar  formation  of  the  ground,  the work is being dono in a compressed  air  chamber.    The  use  of air  pressure  holds  tho water  back  by  opposing to  it as far as possible an equal  pressuro  from  within.-    Between   the.  shield and  the bollom of the shaft 4,200 feet back  under the Jersey shore line aro two air  locks, *furni-.!!"'g   in   the   chain!.er*.   be-_  twecn thciu i������o different  sl.igc-** vi air!  pressure.     An  air   lock  is  nn  arrange- i  incut to provide communication between i  the outer  atmosphere and  the chamber j  filled wilh  eomprcs-ed  air.     11.  con-.*-t-s  simply   of n   cylindrical   lank   or  with doors t-.t   each  mil. ope'ir*.:  - ���������ra^HVVS*-*  ,. !  Insurance and Crime.  Green Cut Bone "For Poultry.  When I began feeding green eut bono,  about the fiVst thing I did was to find  its feeding value by actual tesl. Hens  under like conditions with fresh cut  green bone added to their feed laid  nearly twice as many eggs in the winter season and a third more in the summer season than did tho lot without lhe  bone. Fifty-eight "chicks hatched at tha  same time, from thc same kind of-ogg-.,  were divided into two lots and treated  the same,,except that one lot was fed  bone extra. The lot wiLh bone extra  to their feed grew much taslcr, and at  the end of thirteen weeks, the end of  the test, a person would never havo  thought the two lots were once thu  same. The lot fed Lhe bono were not  only larger, but had clearer and brighter plumage. The lot that ate the bone  went through the test wilh the loss of  but ono, while the lol wilhout the bona  sustained a loss of live. This, wit'i  other observations, leads me to believe  feeding bono will lessen the death rate  iu chicks, and that old stock will be  healthier.���������Williain Jack, in Farmer's  Guide.  money by the sale- of a  jewels.   "It   is   not   believed  government  has   to-dav  the  part    of bin  Ihat     1  monetaiy  re-iources necessary lo-equip a force and  maintain it in tho field for lhe suppression oi a great and-determined revolt.  J hero are Moors of p:i.gro*****iv<* trii'ii* i-  -'ics.nnd Ihey have lio*.i'd f������ r g e.it t.in ���������*,  from tlieir Sultan. Uut it i.*, verv haul  to change the old **.y--lein. it h.i"*, been  the time-honored practice for Goi-  eminent oliicials, all of whom reci ive  o"lv noi.jji-n| pi*.*, to prcv upon thc  offi a!s :ci,w them till lb" 1- ci.l .-hoik*.  ..nil,;, recoup Uieni-elvcs Iiy preying mi  the p"op!o. '"Squeezing" 'iti the mam  husine s of the ".oviriiina c!.-.*-s. and thes ���������  oliicials do not" wish tor any elnn'-j*.  Added fo '.iii*. policy of ei rruptiti;i io  the Mind pii'i*."!* re of iunorince ,-.v.i>.i  make.*, both :ho pon-rrtul a'd the hwlv  bclii-ve I'm all f*."t*i*_"ii*rs are ii'urruit*  ary foe*:. *,*,),��������� ���������.���������aiiii.-.t \i **-ibly wi h thi"n  well, au.-i who ate mn-t egrm-stly d*--  ������������������iri'd to k'ltve Hie .Moi-iceaiis Lo th'.'in-  -eivi*-. Witii .-l.e'i ci'i.diih-ns as LJieJe  liri'-ly f.jr-i**.! in tl'o ,.*cun!ry, the small  body or" prcare���������ivu Al"i'."r*i \vi 1 be m.vst  fi.jLu-iate if. the present .S'jltan is ever  ilile to bun j ul.-out n t.ith:-of the reforms which they are expecting til hi3  imnds.  Time Enough at Twenty-one.  Seoteh papers say that at Falkirk recently She-till Bell pronounced judgment  in an action by.'JSeUio Grant, a miner's,  daughter, of Slaalaunan; against William Mitchell, a miner, of'SlainaimaB,  for ������250 damages for breach of pro-  miso of marriage. HU Lordship said  plaintiff was seventeen and defendant  eighteen, and he erdered tbe case to be  held ������ver until defendant was twenty-  on������. Ther* was no hurry for a girl to  marry at scveatean, and the oas������ could  tM heard if, when defendant was twanty-  ���������b������, lu aaa "narritd anatfeer Tr**ma������. .  Weaning a Colt Properly.  An inquirer asks the best way to wean  a colt. I will not try to give that, but  will give a good method. The change  should be gradual. First, the colt should  be handled when running with the maro,  and be made docile and familiar with  the caresses of man. It should be educated to the halter, and, if the mother is  worked on the farm, it is a lesson to tha  colt to tie it by the" side of the mother  a portion, of the time, and let it jog  along by her side when she is hauling  the waggon, or even, the plough or  reaper. It is an education the colt will  have to receive some time in life, and if  given young, the better.1' It will be accustomed to the rattling of waggons and  machinery behind it, and learn to start  and stop at the word. If thus treated  the weaning is a simple thing.  When it is desired to wean it put it in  a stall adjoining that of the mother,  either tied by the head, or partitioned  off, so it cannot reach the teat of the  mother. The first day allow it to nurso  morning and night only, milking tho  mother out at noon if giving a good  flow of milk. The next day allow it to  nurse in the morning, and, before nursing at night, strip out the mare quite  well before it is let to nurse her. Tha  next morning strip out in part, nnd so  continue to strip out before nursing,  and in from four to eight days the mara  will be dry and the colt weaned.* While  with the mare it will learn to eat oats  with her, and should have bats and bran  now, to take the place of milk. There  is far more danger of farmers feeding  too few thau too many oats, and loo  much bran, to a -weaning colt duriug ils  first winter. A pound of the mixed oals  and bran mixed equally to every hundredweight of colt is about right; that  is to say, a 500-pound colt should in  three feeds daily receive five pounds of  the mixed grain'feed, and what fine mixed hay it will eat up in an hour's time.  JChat_is plenty of roughage.  "'.  The coIt"^i6^uld-have^>"xc7cisd"ic\Te~ry~  dny; a good; warm stable to sleep in, or  shed to run under, and a field or yard  lo run in, make the idenl. Uul it should  not be turned out in a storm and made  lo stay out. Allow if. to do as it please*!,  regarding this. A coll weaned and so  carried through lhe first'winter of ils  life is moro of a horse at three years old  than at four if stunted at weaning and  half fed during the first winter- Jn  fact, thc destiny of the colt's life is often fixed nt weaning lime alone, when  turned out to grub for a'living on somo  frostbitten pasture, lo stamp flies, to  worry and become poor, lt may outgrow it, but the chances aro much  against it. Remember that, farmer, and  dispute it if you dare.���������C. D. Sruead,  Logan, N.Y., in Tribune Farmer.  boiler I  ii  -lie  same  direct in!!-,���������Lh.it io,   inw.iul  .il1'   -t  the pros-iirc.    To gain ���������ldmUiinn tu l *ii*  compressed   air    chamber    a   gang    ol  woikmcti enters the air luck by Lhe outer door.     This door U  Iheu clo������ed and  compressed  air  is  introduced  inlo   Lhe  air   lock   lill  the  pressuro   is  the  same  as in the chamber beyond.    When that  stage is reached the inside door can bo  opened and the workmen pass into    the  chamber.     A reverse    process    enables  thom to return again to the   outer air.  In  the  case  of   this  tuiuicl   there   tiro  two air locks  1,500  feet apart.   In  tho  flrst the normal atmospheric pressure ol  fifteen  pounds  to  the square    inch    is  raised to twenty "or twenty-two pounds,  the pressuro in the middle chamber beyond.    Fifteen hundred feel further into  tho   tunnel   is  a  strong   bulkhead  containing u second lock.    In Ibis the pressure  is raised to thirty  pounds io  the  square  inch  or more,  according to   tho  need   in   the  working  chamber  on   tho  other side, thai in which is lhe  shield  and tho head of the lunnel.    Tho limit  of  endurance  is   fifty    pounds    lo   tho  square  inch.     Only men who  are  physically sound and slrielly temperate can  work in these compressed air chambers.  It appears  that  they  must  be careful  nbout coming out in too great a  Hurry  into normal pressure aguin or tiic.s  sutler a serious and sometimes a fatal attack known as tho   "bends,"    to which  workers in compressed air are subject.  There is a rule that on coming out of  the inner chamber,   the workers    must  stay  ir.  each nir  lock  for several  minutes to enable lhem to become used to  the  reduced  pressure.     11  is  lo  aecus  torn   the   men   to  the change  that   Lhe  two air locks are placed 1,500 fcot apart  in the lunnel, for il insures, in pari at  least, a gradual transition���������but the man  who breaks the rule and hurries through  the air locks in five cases out of ten will  bo stricken with the disease.    The victim does not feel the effects lill he gets  through  the last lock and into normal  pressure.     Then    ho    is    seized    with  cramps.    His knees, his elbows, in fact.,  every joint in his body, is affected and  he suffers excruciating' pain. - There is  only one means of relief and that is to  put him again under heavy pressure and  after  he  recovers gradually to reduce  the  pressure again.     If   this  relief  is  not at hand the attack may be fatal,  as it was to a man who was stricken  in Canal street a few weeks ago."   This  has led to the establishment of a compressed air hospital at the top of Ilia  shaft.    This is nothing more than a big  steel boiler twenty feet long and eight  feet in diameter. It is divided into two  compartments,   in  each   of   which   is   a  bench, and is fitted with airtight doors,  electric lights and valve attached to the  compressed air engine.   A workman suffering witb/the "bends" is carried up tho  shaft into this hospital and laid on the  bench.     Then   tho   door   is  closed  und  tho  compressed  air    pump    raises   the  pressure within.    An air goiage nn the  door shows what the pressure is.     As  it  rises  to  the  limit  in   which  he  has  been working, the man's rigid limbs relax  and-his   pains   subside.       After  a  whilo  the  pressure  is gradually  reduced, a physician meanwhile watching tho  man carefully, and he can soon be taken  into the outer air again.    But he vtay  feel the effects of the attack for weeks.  !e Offered Hes-  His Heart.  'But do vou take Dr  Agnew's Cur**? If not. you  know, I couldn't risk accepting  it." she said.  Sho is wise. His heart may  ba disordered and his life in  danger.  No matter how strong his  heart is. Dr. Agnew's Heart  Cure will make it sitotrger aud  his system healthier. No matter how weak from any disease,  it would put liim on his feet  physically.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets  give the stomach a vacation by digesting the food for it. Pineapple  will digest bcu������ or the greasiest of  food. Dyspeptics cat heartily and  laugh and grow fat whilo getting  cured bv this cure.   Price 35c.        80  There  is   a   llavor   of   in  Isvirauea     frauds     liia*..  *;hot'ier     tliey      are      con  insurer     or   " insured,"      r.  Alexander      t\,ii:i  new   book   on   the  he goes ou tu prove ';  hundred page of di-  sent down with ail  in-jjs burhed, and   tii  benefactors and :it:l  iltry   aliuit  ���������*.     peculiar,  i.'tted       by;  narks      Mr.!  i":iiiijiln-i!,     in     hii  above   topic.      And  iis statement in four  ;-i:-*-i"iii of the s'.iip**j  ���������-n b;.:iul, the. build-  r   lives  of  relatives,;  ��������� childron des;  uved.1  lor   insurance   money,   ami  practised  by   bogus  <*oi.**ei ���������  in  recent years and  svivatiia and Mas-ae  frauds**  ��������� ei"-,  that,  have,1  -'{ale*, like Penn*-*  Us, robbed poorj  New Diamond "Fields.  Some German capitalists of Bremen,  headed by Senator Achclis, have formed  a syndicate to work thc diamond fields  that have recently been discovered in  German Southwest Africa. The German newspapers say that it is hoped  ip__^ereJo])_^^^M_Wn!be������|ey^_in   thi;*  High. Treason Trials.  "Ex-Attache," discussing the" coming  trial of Col. Lynch on the charge of  high treason, says :���������The last trial on  tho charge of high treason in England  took place just twenty years ago, when  Mac Lean was tried at Heading by a  court presided over by Lord Chief Justice Coleridge, assisted by iiaron llud-  dlcstonc, for shooting at the late Quee-i  .Victoria as she was leaving the railroad station at Windsor. He was ac-  quilted on.tho ground of insanity, and  ordered to be confined as a criminal lunatic at'Broadmoor Asylum "during her  "Majesty's pleasuro." The indictment  against liim was for high treason, which  must not bo confounded with the -so-  called "treason felony" for which tho  Fenian dynamiters were sentenced to  penal servitude for life in 1SS7. Previous co the case of .Mnci.ean there was  that of William Smith OMirien, M.P,  who was tried for high treason in September, 1S4S, at Clonmel, in Ireland,  found guilty of tho charge and sentenced by the Lord Chief Justice to be hanged, afterward beheaded and then quartered. The Queen, however, commuted  this terrible sentence passed upon the  leader of the sanguinary encounter between the insurgents and "the police,  known as the Uailingarry affray, to one  of penal servitude for" life, and" some fifteen years later he had been deported.  Some eight years earlier the Chartist  leader Frost was indicted for high treason, but had the capital sentence pronounced against him commuted and was  afterward  pardoned.      indeed,  the  last        ���������.  cases of execution for high.treason we're conimItted"bv' dishonest YitsTran^e'con-  those of the so-called Cato street conspirators in the year 1S20, who, it may  be remembered, were arrested when  about to murder the members of tha  .Cabinet, a crime which was to be followed by the assassination of King Geor"e.  They met with .their de*jth on the ga{.  lows, but were spared the ignomin"r> of '  disemboweling, beheading and quartering. Nor is there any instance of these  barbarous practices being resorted to in  cases of high treason in Ureat Britain  since the eighteenth century, so that  there is but small prospect of the member from Galway being cut up if convicted.  people ol" million- oi dollar-,, in the aggregate, by wild-c.it in-siii-uuce schemc-i^  1\Ir. Campbell make**, it ciiv.r that be iaj  not attacking insurance itsi-if, iu wiiiehu'  he firmly believes; but lie ia trying to!  rid il of its evil accompaniments, lli*  is the tirst book on this topic, und it-  lii-plays thoro'ighnes.**, breadth and*  ���������scholarly style in a remarkable degree-  Many of the chapters read like a ro-i  ni.ince.  He says, by way of introduction:  ���������"Here" we 1mm- a fc.uful vista of eviL  opened to our sight. And. as we go on,  with our inic-itig.ilion, we .shall findt  t'.i.it oecuiring which we might, expect.  Wo shall find tli.il not meiely has insur-*  ,u*.oo piovoked people to fr.iud, forgcry-  ,n:d misieprcsi-.'italioii and to conspiracies to cany on all IJie.-i*. but it hn-������  made b.irr.Uiy a trade, ar.-on a bu>inc*������  and murder "a fine an; thai there i.-v  hardly a crime in the calendar of whicli.'  it has not been tlie piolilie mother ami  the assiduous and smccsuful nur? *  "Cut even this is not all.    As li iud-5(  committed by the insuser aie the woio!  possible fraud-!. ������o are crimes commit ted  by the iu-ured the woss'L piHj-ible erimes.  Some  of these  crimes  have  become notorious  throughout  tlie  world, and  thu,  perpetrators of them have attained tho;  topmost  height,   of  that   had   eminence,,  upon which the world pillories the memory of the worst criminals of our race."  In these more brutal rets of villainy, tha  treachery   which   gives  to   frauds   com-,  mittcd by insurance companies and llifin  employees  so   b.ul   a  character is  lo  be:  traced.     They   indicate,   moreover,   thu,,  poisoning  of the  most  sacred  reliUon<*i  that exist between member* of society.;  In  thousands of cases Uie employer ho*  sent his workmen  to death in order to'  make sordid gain  through  an  insuranc-ij  contract. In thousands of cases tho mas-'  ier of a ship, the man fo whom the crew!  looked   for  guidance   through   the  dan-,  gers of  the deep, has given  over all  or'.  part of his crew to D.ny Jones thai an  insurance   fraud   might "fructify   in  gold;  for  himself   and   his   accomplices.    TheJ  cup has been poisoned, again and again,"  by wife or ehild, so that tlie corpse of  the husband or father might be present-,'  ed to lhe insurance company as a vouch.-!  er  for  the  payment of money.    Worse  than that, ii worse be possible*, the golden bribe of insurance has caused the natural  guardians  of  children   lo   neglect  their care; it has even caused the mother  to smother  the babe at her breasl.j  There is no relation known in our social!  life too sacred to havo been poisoned by.  insurance, and made the means of crimes!  ���������=0 revolting that' nothing but the hopai  of preventing, to somo extent, their re-j  currence can so far overcome our horror-;  and loathing as to enable us to contem.-!  plate them." - ;  It is certainly a fearful panorama that  is given in the succeeding chapters devoted to ihe crimes committed for in-  tiranee money a.nd the gigantic frauda  :'ted by dishonest insurance concern*;. But no radical remedial legislation is proposed. Mr. Campbell would  enforce the simple law Uiat the insurance beneficiary must show au "insurable interest"' in thc person or object .assured, nnd would leave the rest to '������a  enlightened public sentiment.  ��������� ~  J  New Limbs For Old Ones;   }  It might reasonably iiaic been aup-j  posed that artiiid.il limbs, like Uiaj  bicycle and thc telephone, were re-J  tinements of modern civiiization. . As- aJ  matter oi fact, however, they illustrate,  the truth of the wise man's sayinij  that)  Egypt's Population.  When the British occupation began  Egypt's population was about 7,000,000,  says The Detroit News-Tribune. According to an oilieiul census just completed, it has risen to 0,730,000, as the result  of the caring for child hie and leaching  rules of cleanliness and order. According  to this census, practical h-gypl has a  population of 9is to tbe square mile.  a density far in excess of any Jiluropean  country, even .Belgium, and not to be  equalled outside of Asiatic communities.  It will no doubt Murprisc most readers  to bo told thai a fair estimate of lite  value of Egypt's 10,500 square miles of  cultivable territory is $115 an acre. The  average land tax of -Egypt is something  in excess of 54 por acre.  region and to destroy the monopoly .it  present enjoyed hy  tho great  L)e i'.cers,  Company.      The discovery of diamonds  in Gorman Southwest Africa is quite recent,  andyliltlc  has  been   made  known  about Ibis new' source of wealth iu that  colony except that the field** arc sitmit-  cd among tlie mountains in tlio central  part of  the colony.      It has long been  known   that  Kimherley  could  not.   permanently  have a monopoly  of the diamond   trade.      At  present   il    supplies  most  of  the  diamonds in  the markoL ;  but   Lhere   aro  several   other   fields  in  ���������South Africa  that promise well, though  little or nothing has yet been done  lo  develop   them.      The  Australians   also  are beginning lo work diamond mines in  New  South   Wales,  which   promise  rich  rcLurns.      T'hc  fields  of  Iira7.il.  at  one  Lime   tho   great   source   of   supply,  aro  quite   certain   to   bo   as   productive   as  over when modern methods of di.imoml-  mining, hacked by abundant capital, are  introduced there.      Very little has been  dono   to   develop  diamond-mining  along  the banks of the  Vaal llivcr in South  Africa, where the diamonds of lliut country were first discovered.      Alines were  opened   there  and  they  yielded  abundantly  for  twp years, uiitil  tho marvellous richness of tlio beds at Kimborlcy  was revealed in ISO!).  That man must have lieen a bit of a  wag who, when advertising in a matrimonial paper for "a nice young girl, of  affectionate disposition, willing" to make  a good-looking bachelor happy," added  the words "Previous experience not necessary."���������Chicago  Journal.  The "mccnister" of a certain parish  was walking one misty night through a  street in the village when he fell into a           deep hole on the lop of the water pipes. I most  men   would   have had   enough  oU  which were .being repaired. ! Sgnting.     Xot   so   the   gallant  SergiusJ  There wa? no ladder by wlich he could ;- After taking part in  four more battles,  t : single-handed (in a literal sense), he bad  in  artificial   !i.::id   made   for   him,   and,!  thus repaired, fought villi undiuiinishc.iij  vaIo?~and~.s"UtCf������*rT7irGT;g.i.j,i!. i*iie"5ecoudr-  Pur.ic W-.ir. 1  Passing   to   more   modern   times, tha1  kick   up  sic i "iron hand" worn by .'.'o.z von Berlich-'  saying thatj  ���������'there is nothing new under the SunJ*^  The College of Surgeons owns among iti '  jurios the skeleton oi a man with ul  wooden (or rather bronze-cum-woodenw  leg. It was found in a tomb at Capua'  the contents of which were known tojj  date back to 300 B.C. Coming to a some-j  what later date, Pliny tells us thnt Mar*-}  cus Sergius, Consul of Home ia 107 B.CJ  lost his right hand in hi? second caiu3  paign, besides receiving over a score ofl  other wounds. Under =ueh eircumstancesJ  make his escape, and lie began to shou  for help.  A laborer passing hr.ird his cries and,  looking diTwhr~h"-^l<eri~"wlio_lTe was"  Tbe minister told hiin. whereupon tho  laboier remarked:  "Weel,   weel.   ye   necd'ia  a not-.e.  bath, an'  You'll no' be ne ded afore Na v*  this is onlv Thursday nic'it!"  Bilkins���������Softhead, I thought you told  mo you had a chance on hand to elope  with old Moneybag's daughter last  nightf ���������������������������.'��������� !  Softhead . (dolefully)���������Tei, I did tell  you that; but it appears that another  fellow had a better scheme than mine.  Ha got thore first.���������Tit-bits.  ���������'������������������JSS  Among the latest novcitic3 in the way  of social entertainment., is the left-handed ping .ping .party, which naturally proves a sort of jolly extravaganza, nil the  playing being done with the left hand.  One eau hardly realize what a difference  it makes to reverse the order of things  regarding the handling of the ping pong  raequcttc. Crack players are reduced lo  the merest amateurs, the most strenuous  efforts result only iu ridiculously low  scores, and the champion of the city is  lik������ly to take tbe consolation prize. The  fua of such a party, however, can scarcely be fancied until it is tried.  YOU BECAUSE  HEALTH FOR  YOU.  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder  Only 50 cents for bottle and tube,  and is worth���������as much as your life  is worth. Catarrh kills thousands  through colds, bronchitis, pneumonia and consumption, and Dr.  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder cures  all of them when other prescriptions  have failed. It will relieve colds  and catarrh and cure headache ia  ten minutes.  Fred H. He lb. Jr., the well known <B������  tiller of Railroad, York Co., Pa., Slates :��������� "i  have had catarrh of the bead and stomach fir  two years in the wont form. I tried all tin  medi ines I ever heard of, but without relief.  I used two botile-1 of Dr. Agnew's CatarrToa:  "Powder. It cured me entirely, I am now i  well man."  In thirty minutes Dr. Agnew*������  Cure for the Heart will adc  strength to that organ. Feedinr  the body by a full supply of blooc  it fills life with the old time vigor.  ,       .      ���������    ��������� t  tiigen, one of the lubber knights of iho  i iiM-eenih century, may still be .-con by,  ! the curious aL .J.ig*-'.<cld. lt was so con-  I triced a.*, to giip v-iord or lance willi  ��������� t-rpial facility, w.ih-.i in tbo-ie d.iy*i was*  ' no doubt the !:r-L co::*������iderat:oii, "dough'  us weight (over tluec pounds), juustj  i have irjde it a triile unwieldy'for mora  piMccful purpo-es. \  These, however, are isolated instances^  ind from Go Us time artificial limbsl  eccm to have been neglected for abouts  three centuries. *\'..-.ou ii.cd for eight!  years after he lo-=t his arm at Santal  Cruz; but no attempt was made to re-!  place it, and for the rest of his days hoj  wore an empty eoat-t'eeve. About thai  beginning of the la***t century, hov/cve'rj*  Haillif, a mechanician of licrlin, succeed"*)  ed in constructing it hand weighing only-  a pound or-thereabouts (in itself a greao  advance), and capable of picking up aojj  light object. ,  These matters reded till 1S45. whicbf  may he regarded .is the real starting-  point of the limb-nuking industry, ia  that year a celebrated l-'ronch tenor, It.1  Hoger, had the misfortune to lose hid  right arm. At first it appeared as if hi3  artistic*career was at an end; but un in-j  jrenious Prussian mechanician, Herr Pot-j  ersen, constructed for him an arm witli'  which he was able not only to use ap-.  propriate gesture in iiis performances^)  but to" draw and wield a sword, use a]  pen and pick up a piece of paper. The**'  French Academy of Sciences appointed 4  committee to report on the achievement-!  and since that date the art of artificial  limb-making has made rapid strides.���������������j  ''Chamhers' Journal." I           "��������� i  "You sell ladies' hats here?" h- .. ������������������*"���������*,'  tour-looking man. "Certainly,*' "replied  the milliner, repressing a smile. "You!  jvant to buy one for your wife!" "No.  1 don't, but it look������ as if I'd have to,"������������������  Plailadclnliia. Tress,"  U PROTECT YOURSELF  IROM   THE   SKVKKK    IROST    Willi     \  CHAMOIS   VEST  Wa have them to fit Men.  Ladies and Children, and  at very reasonable prices  AT  CanadaDru^ &. Book (o  ',     Dr. Cross* went southllo Firm V.illi'y  11 liis tnnrning.  j     Coo. S. McOui'toi" ami A. K.   Kincaiil | ,u'1'" '���������''���������' 'hi* past   month assisting* T.  nre expected home on   S it uiil.iy   I'n in   ���������'- (ii.ihaiu in i-rnisiiiK timtiei* fin* lln  (ins Hedslroiii ivt uriled on Tuesihij  I'roin thi*   15ig   Ui*nil    where    lit'    has*  \ I In* fast.  |     An i-uliivly new liiu* of   mens   dnss  i shirts, colors and while.      I!, f!  i a On.  Ai"i"(ii\ liciul   Lumber i'n.  |i.*i"  I!.  MARRIED  PltASIIlt-.STKVKN.-ON.���������At    K*.*Vl*l*-.|ilkl*.  IJ.C. on Wedncsiliiy. Match 18th. nt  i hi* residence i>f  Mr. K. Etnngurd. by  j A line of Ifiih'l soap :i"i -t-cMifs:  i iln-/.. in Ki-oi-ej*y ili'p.iiiiiienl. ('  j H twin* & Co.  I X. I'irmvn. uf Seattle, and cousin of  j W. 15- P. nil. is in th? ,i|y ,*,,���������!  i legistci-ed nl the Victoria.  i     ('. I>. Hume &.  Co.    have    ii    line    if  ; i-aiineil Hlo.iters (Fish), worili *jj rents  j In In* sold mi Friday nt 17 ���������.���������em*..  i        ,,  |     -1 wo imlliiiery appieulii-es wniileil  j al  once nl Reid & Young'**.  A. 10   Kiuiiiiin niul   Cluis.    Itichiirdi*  Hume   relumed     un    Sutut-diiv      friiin      tin  Lside.-ri-I'iuicnn     where    tliey      succeeded    in    iretling   about    IK) mjuiiii*  miles of timber for W. ('ownu.  .Miss MeKiU'   irjiine  in   on   Mondav  NOTES OF  NEWS  ihe Ifev. C. I.iiliier. .luhii Friiser, C. i evening from ('li'ii-rnrry, Ont., una  I'.K. Iiridjre f.ueniaii, lu Catherine | visit, to her brother. Po.it.mn.-tri"  Stevens���������, both of Rr-velsloke. | .\|cUae uf this city.  |     Jerry N.inle ."iiul  K.C.   Froiney   li lt ,  j by   No.    i   I his   morning with   smuv  j  jslioes, toboggan, etc.      Mi-.   N.igle will  j i-eliil-n in about 10 days.  |     Kight hour ilny  I'm-  carpenters     in  Vancouver   after  April    1st. Tin*  eoiitraclois     have    agreed     to      i he  deiiiands of the union.  ���������Fur  first  Young's.  class millit.el'V trv Keid A;  .1.    Graham   came  Monday evening*  in    from      Field  Geo. Beavo left   Wednesday  ing I'm Spokane.  Mayor O'Brien   took   a   run  Vernon on business this week.  up   to  "Post Office Inspector Dornian, of  Vancouver, sjienl Tuesday in the  city.  -- All the latest Paris und New York  designs in hats at Keid it Young's  diillinery parlors.  ' K. C. Froiney has the contract for  Ihe construction of the hake oven for  Albert Bennison. und is now engaged  on the work.  Jniiies Mntliie, who hud two ribs  broken at the wreck on the Arrowhead liranch a. couple of weeks ago, is  .-���������round again   ,-md   improving rapidly.  WATCH FOUND.���������The owner emi  have the same Iiy applying lot he Chief  of Police, iirovit.g pioperty and paying  for this advt.  On the evening of Fii'ster Monilnv,  April 14th. Prof. Heplmin will hold ;i  public assembly in the Opera House,  further particulars ol" which will be  announced biter.  NOTICE.  Dining roum girl wanted .it once.  Reference. Applv at. the Hrcii.M.ii  office.  F.. A. Bindley, malinger of Ibe  Dui[iiesne Mining Co.. left on Friday  U**t un a visit to the Company's  pioperty at Smith Creek. Mr. Bradley  is expected back about the l-l of the  month.  A gi-ainl hall imder the pnlroii.-igc  of the Most Worshipful Grand .Master  K. K. Chipinun, will he held by Koote-  n.-iy Lodge No. lo. A. F. Ar A. il.. and  Revelstoke R. A. Ohn'pter 12**>. on  April 17th.  ���������.lusl received n. handsome spring  stock of Indies' dress goods at Reid Ar  Young's.  \ .1. C. Montgomery returned on  Sunday irom Halcyon Ilol Springs  til'ler *i llnee weeks *luy for the  benefit of hi> health, having been n  sulfeiei* from i-lieiimnlisiii.  The young son of Locomotive  Foreman Rolierls died on Wednesday  morning ol" sea riot fever. Mr. and  Mrs. R.ilieils will h.ive I In- sympathy  of the community in I heir sail  bi'ienvetneiil.  The Revelstoke Lumber Co. linve  just about completed Ihe improve-  ments to I heir mill it th** Rig K My.  which will insure :*. bigger nil niul  in a position lo bundle Ihe output  more expeditiously. The mill will  inn aliotil the 1st of April.  Slaughter Sale  OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF  GROCERIES  TO BE SOI.II FOR CASH  AT ACTUM. COST PRICKS  W. 11. R������������������id. or the Htm   of   R>id   &  ���������V meeting of the Ping Pongees   will   Young, returned from n business   trip  lo lhe pnst. hy Sunday night's (rain.  Mr. Reid visited the maikels "���������'in  Tovonlo nnd Montreal and made the  spring and summer purchases for lhe  linn.  be held in No. 2 lire hull Saturday  evening util o'clock, for the purpose  of lutiki-tgiiri-MTigeiurnts for the proposed tournament.  ���������Two millinery apprentices wanted  at once at Reid it Young's.  Lorenzo Lutrumouille, a (.. P. R.  brakesman, was slightly wpiec/.ed  between (.wo ears at Luggan on M nudity. - He is now at Banff anil il, is  expei.'teil will soon he aliout again.  There has been au epidemic of In  grippe in the city for ihe past monlli.  Very few of the eilizens of the tinvti  hare escaped the clinches of the  Russian plague.  ;Within the past year then* has been  slaked nnd licenses issued for about  from *200 to 5(10 M-ii.-H-t* miles of timber  in the Revel.-loke riding of*' west,  Kootenay.  Dr. Geo. Thonias. aetinj;   pi<oviiiei,il  i conslable, rettiriied on  Sunday    rn  in}? from the coast nfiei- clt-livei-inc .1.  GtMirimason, the insane man at ibe  New Westmitister asylinu.  One page in thi** issue of i hi*  Ukkaiji is used utmost exclusively  for timber advertisements. ICvi-n the  timber men know the value of ihe  IIiJli.M.n iik an advei tiding intMiiinii.  There is a sc-iimty of men for' I he  lumber ramps mid milN. lliiiiiln-d*.  of men will lie employed Ibis year  in and aiomul Revelstoke ii. i be  lumber business.  Watch for I'm ilier uiinnunremetits  next week i"(*pii'ilin*r lhe Iliitlnl.iy  .���������joeiiil whu-li is lieiiiR jjnl up mul.'i lhe  auspites of the Methodist I'liouh  L'idies Aid.  It is now nejuly two weeks sinee the  s. s. Archer has renelieil Arrowhead.  The cause is the iee which has I'm mod  to a jri-eut thickness on the Arm.  KlVoits are heinur iniiile daily by lhe  little 9leannM*!in.i it, is expeeled she  will he nlile to break Ihi'iini;li by Hie  end of ihe week.  Brakeman Killed at Greenwood  Greenwood, R. ().. Mutch 10.���������A  yonnif nian named Hurry Hell, about  2*i years of , uiife. met his death a I  the Fishei'in.-iii < reek siding, between  Klloll and Grand Forks, on the  Gol.imlii.-i and Western railway,  Thursday. He was head lirakemun  on oue of the ore trains running  between Phoenix ."ind the Oranhy  company's smelter at* Grand Forks,  and was riding on theriitiiiiiig ho.-ird  of the engine ol" his train when tin*  engine was -.lowing : down lo  into a switch'to allow the westbound  'passenger     train      to     pass. The  nnl'ortunatr man .jumped ������������������11" loo soon  anil was en light." hy the arm of the  switch apparatus, breaking his back  and three of his ribs and inning  and binisinir liim in numerous places  besides.      Tin;   tii���������t.   injury wns filial  25 per Cent Off for Cash  on all Dry-Goods  THESE ARE GENUINE OFFERS  AS WE ARE GOING OUT OF THESE LINES  Taylor Bros. & George,  LIMITED.  OUR  SPRING  "GO-CARTS"  HAVE  ARRIVED  We are ready now to supplv vou with handsome " GO-CARTS." We ha've them in all sizes,  colors and shapes. Come in and see for yourselves.  FURNITURE THAT FURNISHES  If you want anything' in the way of Furniture  you can be supp'ied here. The following lines  are worthy of consideration :  CARPETS,   LINOLEUMS,   BEDROOM SUITES,  &C,  &C.  R. Howson & Co. K^Etc  Uiitttti'titktuic, KmluilmiuK. Kt*'. .Macki-ii/.k* Avi'mu*.  SIBBALD & FIELD,  ^.a-BinsrTs  Real Estate f������  ^.a-BinsrTs -FOR  f. I'   R. TOWNSITK,.  m  m  MARA TOWNHITK.  I'JKRKAHli 'I'lilVN.sITE.  C.lMHOHN'K TOWNSITK,  P|i< i **.T/*>t ii     iCnniiila Pprmancnt >fc W't'stern  "rlWAnll  1 A I -?      CmiiuIii MurtKdKO Rnrpnrnilon,  liiuini-iiii-   <Coloninl liivcunienl iiu.i l.iiiiu iHniipiin.v. \  l*.������i"i I'liv. r'lli'k'iuiliiii KIii'.      Alius l-'fri"  * iiini.linn I'lri'. Mirri'iiinlli' Hm. Nnrilii'iu' I*  1 liunritliili Firv. - Mimvlii'sier Kins.' Urciit n'esi.  I Dii'iiii, Aepiilont mul liniii'niiti'B.   <i.iifi*<li>rinli.ii l.ifo  1,1 I.III..llllli   .M'l'illl'lH   ASMirillll'C" Dll,    l'..IIIH'1'llrUI   I'il'l!  Insurance  1.1 fit;  i������)  @  OOAI, FOH SALK.  '������������������.'l-iaVSEH FOU SALIC AND KENT.  CONVEY AfSCINU.  J. I). SIBBALD, Notary PubH-. CHAS. M. FIELD.  . HKVE1.STOKS. B. 0.  CORRESPONDENCE.  Reply to "A Parent."  To tlio Killicirot lln*. IltsitAi.i.:  Thus. Irwin wlio lias been i-iuplnvril  in the Fred Kohinson (Jo's   mills   un t.  with  ,*i   nnsl.y   iui'iilent.   yesti-rilny by  A tnevtinsnf lhe Lnril's Day Alliimie | Iwing i������tPui:k on  the ton   nl"   his   l*.**.*iil  will lie held in the vestry of thi'  Methodist church on Tncsd.-iy rveninii  next the 24th inst.. ul S o'vlnt k. All  interested in the work of the Allmnce  ���������tnf requested lo attend.  Vou can join Prof. Hepburn's class  at ary time, without the slightest  interference of tlie advancement of  anyone. Railroad men can get a  lesson during the day by calling; cm  Mr. Heplmin at the City hotel.  .lames Minnotte. an  Italia.i settler  on the banks of tbe Illecillewaet river,  met with a  serious   loss   on   Monday  when   his  residence   and    household  _eifects. stables  nnd outbuildings were  with a  hloc-k. causing a misty   wkhi.i1. >  ���������  ��������� -    i  Miss Gunn  and   Miss   Ward, dross-!  maker-'and '.milliner, respectively. IVi*  Messrs. C. Tl. Hume it Co.. Limited,  arrived this week and are now prepared to attend to the wants of the  many patrons of this 'enterprising  ftriu.*-'-  : Sik, -In the. last number of yuur  paper appears a. maudlin arti'ilu under  lhe anonymous sigjimi.iu-e., "A. Invent,''  denouiiiiitted "Thi'. Dancing !j**lioril."  Now, Mr.Kilitoi". I should refrain frnni  replying to snub sanotinioni.jus twaddle, and ireal the. hysterical i*eiliui"ks  with that, silent contempt whicli they  deserve, were ii nor, that the honor  ���������ind inleerily of the kind and ciun-  , teous trustees ot" thu KevelMoke  li-u k i Public School ,*irv involved.  The people, nf   Ilevelstokt; ��������� nre to be  congratulated   Jin   having  such broad  iniudcd and liberal gentleiuei: as irus-  tees.     A   liberal   education     in   the  broadest sense, is a. harmonious development, of   the   physical anil* mental  powers.     The  Imdy needs culture.and  t development  aK   well  as   tin**    mind.  I Physical strength,  grace and beauty  i are inestimable characteristics. These,  ,,,.,��������� ��������� with elegance  of carriage antl deport-  Ini- he died on the p.*i*-seng."i* tt-i--ini.; nient, ure pi-ot-tnc-^a and stren-tfi.liened  which i-aiin* iiIouk ju-t after the; hy dancing, '���������Nothing renders the  , niciilfiil. before ii reached Greenwood* i human fraiue divine," more -graceful  j He was a sleady industrious vonn-f! Whln'- pulttue is to the iniuoVgrace is  ... ��������� . . ��������� , , . " , rnthebodv. This science with ainuue-  j man and Ins tun miely death, is miii-h! ment ,n.0a���������ces health and beauty,  j drpiored. i The true   teacher   tituns   thebody as  ! , '-' ...^���������! well  as   the mind and has profound  j '    ' ; reverence for that ancient addage:���������  | A Sad Bereavement ��������� "Mens sana iusana-Corpoi-e."  ;     From   time   immemorial  we find it  T"vn    children     of   Mr.   and   Mis.; recorded   that  dancing  has   been   a  Alphonse   H.-i.iimel   died Uf   scarlet! favorite   form   of  .social amusement.  ' ��������� , ,     . ,    ,   .  , .: Men and  women have indulged :n it  lever   on   IIr,n*sd,.y.     A R.rl of eight * |ls aD innocent ^creation:   Tt was not  and a boy .-.f four years. The for'; confined to any one class of society.  tiiBi- had heen attending jchool at: It has had such able, and-wise defen  Ci.maplix until within two cliys of IihiJ -.If-"* .a-* ^Socrates,   Cato.^etc.  This is but one of   several   indication*  th.it. herald a bonin for Laggnn.  Field is much elated over' ihe victory  seined by the hockey leant of that  tiuibitinus burg over tlie criicks ol  B.nll. 'The Banff buys thought they  were;*'soiiie punkins" ion, until the  husky Fieldians swept the ice with  tlu'iii. Laggan takrs it all very cjuietly  knowing well thnt in a short time we  will have a team thnt will lay eithm  U.uitf or Field out colder than liquid  air.  This is certainly a recoid hteakiiig  March, Afti'f" snowing live days  without ii break the mercury trawled  down the tube until I'oi'ty'-iwo degree*  below was registered on Thursday  night. * Kiitlny night went five belter  and we had forty-seven degfecB below.  Not very balmy, but we are living in  hopes that it is (he Inst dying snarl of  winter.  Miss S. Jackson was visiting friends  at Banff and Anthracite this week.  Mr. J. Pearce. architect in charge of  the' woi ks at Lake Louise, was here  ou Friday.  Jas. McLean of Rpvel.iloke,. has the  contract for plastering tbe new building at Lake Louise and (he work is  progressing rapidly under his management.  Duncan McDonald, foreman for  Vanstone & Co, Victoria, is putting in  hot. water healets at the new Chalet  Luke Louise.  Mrs. Ituspell has returned from Ihe  Banff hospital quite recovered in  health.  VV. H. Cleater, wilh a competenf  crew of piumbets, is doing the extensive plumbing required by' the  remodelling of the Chalet at. Lake  Louise. - Mr. Cleater in manager foi  Brown & Co., Vancouver.  BB*nBfijnB*MS3*UffiJ"**UI  TO CAMBORNE AN0 GOLDFIELDS FROM BEATON  Shortest and /lost  Direct Route to the  Fi.ili. River (iold Cmnpn.  IKiily SIjijii1 l������-;i\e  It-'iituii fur CoM -Trunin mi nrriv.tl nf JtoMs  nl    I:!   nVlufk -iuhiii,  .irrnin^: nt ilL������4t hiiiLioii lli.'U -huh' .il'tt i inmii.  S-UiMoi   Mi)-|>lu'*l   ^H)i   Slii';U',  tav nny patt of liiu liNtil.it.  ANDREW M. CRAIG,  Jl-iiiiUl-t*.   S-wlillr ami I'hcK IIumh'-. nti-i |<'u<i*^lil 'I'miurx  Proprietor.  I XXJiJVXV XT I.  Tho largest, stock of- the latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, 'JUNGS, SI LVKU WAltB, CUT  GLASS, FASHlONAltLH.JI-lWELRY, Ktc.  My many years' experience 'enables me. to buy  goods at tbe right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at. reasonable pi-ices.  J".   C3-TJY  BAlEvBEIL'.  WATCH HKI'.VlKINO  A SI'KCJIALTY"-,  ��������� Cressman. the Tuilnr. is making  the nobbiest suits .ind overcoats to be.  bad any when;. His stock of cloth**sis  always up Io date and lhe style and  fit of his tailoring is the delight of l he  wearer. Prices reasonable and satisfaction guaranteed.  ^^The^LiheraLs^ot^.^anoauviit^B!^*!.  meeting held in that ciiy on Monday  voted for another convention of the  Liberals of the Province. Joe Martin  made one of hi< strongest speeches I  The vote stood j  convention   thus  throw- i  Kven  death, so the fever wa, evi.lent.y ",f n j ^n^^i^������^^^^  most inabgnnnt type. | when he said:   '"The best pastime and  Mr-Haimnel c>wns a    ranch   on   the: exercise   are   music and  dancing; the  NEGA  completely destroyed by"fire.  ��������� A very popular lir.e for this season  f.ii- the Indies are the fancy Snoivflake  cirects in Tweeds, of   which   we  show  an   immense   variety   of design-* and | afr.,insL t\w Ilultion.  shades.    Ci es-man. the Art Tailor. j j- -_��������� -jj) f,,,.  The Chinaman who was sent up to I inK Martin down, as the leadei-ship of  the Kamloops jail to a wait trial lor a ! the Liberal party in lln* Province was  uiurdeions assault on a  Chinaman   at j tb* point of discussion.  Clan William about a month   ago   his j .  been removed to   the asylum at   New i  Westminster, he having been adjudged j  insane   by   the   authorities  at   Kmn-  lonps. j  ��������� Clothes are moie likely to lnaki- ���������  ilie woman when a nmn iii.ikcsllu*  clolhes. We have lhe largest mil  'most select stock of Box cloths, Meltons, Cheviot?, Homespuns and  J* linproof goods in choice effect*. W<*  guarantee the nobbiest Indies suils ir. |  the city.    Cressman. the Art Tailor.  McPhee's Big Company played tn i  big houses in the Mayville opera lusl I  Friday and Saturday evenings aiul ai  lhe Sat unlay matinee. They gavi-  general satisfaction and pleased their  audiences. MiPhee's is one of lln-  It-cot shows of the kind on lhe road.���������  Tribune Mayville, N. D. The McPhie  Co. will appear in the opera house  Kevelstoke. March 2Sth. With.'  Miss Riddell. late of Toledo, yhio,  arrived in the city on Sunday night  and has taken charge of lipid <V  Young's iiiillincry department. Miss  Kiddell comes well tecommended  , fcum (be best houses in the. cast as a  first class milliner.1 In Chicago  rect-ntly.Miss Kiddell received a first  prize and diploma as * designer in  Jiats, 'n which U|ere were ten  ���������foutestants.  Caniliorne-Cotnaplix road, and almost  everyon* who had occaaion to journey  between the two places will rucall the  bright eyed handsome little girl who  had a. merry greeting for all.  Much sympathy i.s expressed, among  the wide circle of friends and acquaint-  ances- of-M r?and-M rs-HammcUfor  sad loss of their two bright children. ���������  Camborne Miner.  former dispelling mental car*** and  melancholy, the 'latef producing elasticity of "bodv and preserving of  health.*'  But like many other good things it  has at times met opposition; however,  its opponents are few and belong to  thai; class of people who oppose every-  ���������*<������������������"������������������-"   thing that makes life cheerful.  '���������ith*M-.---**=Th.**^WMtei*=^'^^  Burned to Death  of     II  .that if  ".heir  motfiers  wished  them to attend his class they  should absenttbem-ielve* from school."  Who was the   informant?   They say?  J   have   always   understood  that evidence   iv as   founded 'upon knowledge  and not upon hearsay.   I emphatically  deny having made .such an a**s������*rtion.  IIii.iusii. I My "classes  an:  held  at   such    a con-  on    I/tke'' venient hour that reprehensibleadvica  ' and conduct* of  this kind are unnecessary,   hence   the   senselessness    and  absurdity of such a vulgar charge.  I did not even mention dancirg. The  particular phrase usgd in the general  announcement   was, ".School of social  FOR A COUCH  Gives  instant   relief.  If you a re desirous of breaking1  a Cold    you    should    trv  Winnipeg,   .\l-irch    10. - New  leriihle tragedy comes ft-oi  tIn*    Icelandic   set | lenient.  Winnipeg, some forly miles north of  Sellciik.        On    .Saturday    night    the  residence of Stellln Oddlifssou. caught  fire while Ibe nceopants .were asleep.  Oddlifsson, pfc.-iped.  lint    i-eliniied  lo:     ��������� .   , ���������    ������������������. ,���������,���������, ���������,u  ,.        , ., , ,    ,,' reflnement.deportmentand etiquette,  .escue two smaller children and *���������)' * ,il0reov������T-. I even advised tbe children  three were bnrned to death, nothing! not to conic to mypreliminary lecture  hut the charrr-d bones rpinaing lliei unless they received the sanction and  next moi-uintr. The wife i.s crazed j |*erniission of their mothers-(208 w.*re  wilh grief. l)H<e,,,ed wk* one of the| ���������"^J/iclurfon I may say, on mature  most highly respected Icelanders in ' consideration, scarceanyone will differ  the districl. ! from     Athenians    when   he    says:���������  . ! "Dancing is  a thing becoming [jeople  i of   honor   and   wisdom,   and   by   all  *p,-/-*.r M.nlmni'c Ti-anrind- riacc ! nations practised and deservedly  Prof. Hepburn s Dancing Class- a(lniired-,*t   Ja the f1Itt.re J shall pay  Although   dancing   is  the chief ele-   no attention  to this thoughtless tra-  ���������clucer  of   innocent  ainuseirmnts and  After Four Years.  The original Andrew McPhee Big  Co., consisting of twenty-five people,  two special cars, a magnificent band  and orchestra, will return to Revelstoke; after a four year's tour of the  United" States, opening a two nights  and Saturday matinee engagement,  at the Revelstoke Opera House, commencing Saturday, Afarch 28th, at 2  p.m , with Lhe grand masterpiece,  'iLit.tle Lord Fauntleroy;' Saturday  night the l-eautiful drama, "Only a  Farmer's Daughter;" Monday night,  Mjirch 30th, the distinguished melodrama, "The" Two Oi"phans,''iiBiiig all  special scenery, and mechanical stttgV  effects, elaborate wardrobes, rich stage  settings. No waits, now and novel  specialties introduced between each  act, change of specialties nightly.  This company is under the personal  direction of Mr. Andrew MePhee himself Watch for our big daily band  parade, see Mille L*aTena the world's  champion lady drum major ahead of  our pal ade daily. Reserved seats now  on sale at Canada Drug and Book  store. IVices��������� even ing--Reser ved 75c.  admission 30c., children 25c. Matinee.  ���������Adults to any seat 25c., children 13c.  Box seats, 75c.  P000j*00j&jf*jr*00J^0������+*.**������**' P������*0*J^P*m*******f*****������P "���������  f SUITS FOR BOYS AT HALF PRICE f  $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 S2 25.; ;f:  ! i ed ward" jTbourn^; I  Revelstoke Station.  Bourne Bros.' Old Stand.-  ������������������W-a-'M^"--!--^-*^^  up  Botlle of Senega  IT WILL CURE  A  BAD  GOLD  25c. and 50o. per Bottle  I'ltKl'AIlKll ONLY HY  Walter Bews  niiiggiul  mul   .StatiemtT.  Plan. II.  1   Phone���������48.  N������Tt Uuiiml-.il.cU  ment of instruction in this class.  , I physical education forms an important*  i part of each lesson. The exercises,  being formulated from a careful study  ot anatomy and physiology, never  exceed the limits of natural capacity  of the joints nn-1 muscles; in this  regard,, superseding many of the old-  fashioned and more rigid systems still  adopted. Thoy are, therefore, especially suitable for ladies and childien of  all ag������s and constitutions.  For Sale.  A Gramophone in first class order,  with 32 records, all up tn date. $21  buys the lot, a bargain. Apply a  JlEttAr.r) office.  ReveUtokians, "I/et.bini that is without sin cast the tirst stone," unless he  comes owt of grass and reveals nix true  form and vinaire.  PKOI-'.   h.   A.   HKflll'R.V.  Laggan Laconics.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  ltubt. K. Campbell is again In r..i|*:-  gnn and will put up sixty tons of icv  at Lake Louise Chalet.  A plunsant social gathering took  place al. the C. P. If. boarding house  on Friday evening the (Jib inst. Dancing and games were participated in  and a pleasant evening was^pent.  Humor hath it that rjiiggan is lo  have a hotel in the near future. Frank  Field, of Field, has. il Is understood,  secured a building site and will shortly  begin the erection of a holel  building.  St. Patrick's Concert  The St. Patrick's concert on Tuesday  evening, under the auspices of the  Ladies Aid of the Catholic Church,  was most successful in every.respect.  Kach number on the programme wus  well received, particularly the drill by  this "Daughters of Kriri," which was  cleverly executed and ihowed careful  training on the part of their instructor,  a hearty encore was given being gracefully responded U) by the voung  ladies. Refreshments were served  after the concert to which full justice  was done by the large gathering. The  following was th������ programme:  i-junru-tto "Oft In theSUIly ������JlKhi  MefuUin**.*! Lawrence and lien I, Mourn  Taylor ������U'l."i lln in.  -*ti*iir...."The UarpTbat Once Tbrou������li T������r������'i<  ifr. J. Taylor. (Hall.*'  Rciclutlcui , "Kathlecn'������ Troublcii,"  Urn. HutcblMin,  Sontr. ' Coonnmara,"  ������Ir������. Dent.  Duet "Ilelleve Me If all lliose Endearing   Yonnic Oharms."  Mi*. Wllltca and Mr. Taylor.  Song "The Mlnatrel Boy,"  Mr. Allura.  Trio-Selected Mendamen Deni. Lawrence  and Wilkc*.  Bona "Come Back to Frln,"  Mrs. Wilkes.  Comic Bone.......... 'One of the Old Brigade,"  Mr..VIl*:ei.  Drill  iiy DaiiRhteraot Krin  Choruu.."Let Erin Remember the Da; of Old,'  "Clod Save tb������ King,"  Accompaalst , Mini Hall  Ralph Smith -  Ottawa, March 18.���������-The opinion in  political circles here is that Italph  Smith, M.P., of Nunaimo, will go into  provincial polit.ics.toJei.iil _lhe LUiui-al  party ol* British Coliiiiihin. He will  have the support of Sena!or Temple:'  man and other members ot the  Cabinet, including the Premier. It is  declared thnt Liberals and labor men  alik������ will support him in the Pacific  province.  Hepburn's Dancing School.  POLITE ART DANCING.  Juveniles nre instructed in .Society  Dancing and Deportment, how lo sit,  -tand, walk, to present hands, bow,  curtsey aiid conduct themselves prop.  i'l'Jy. Parents will confer a favor by  being-present'.us' often as possible.  Lessons���������Juveniles every Tuesday and  Friday from 4:15 to 6 p. in. Tivelye  lessons���������$5. For further information  call at tho hall.  Notice to   Creditors.  Notice ishercbv (riven that William Monm und  Thomas Steed, of Itevelotoke,'. M. C, carrying on  bunta*".*!!! us Morris &, Steed, General Meriiliants,  have bv deed bearing date tbe Mb day of March,  A.I)., 1903,. assigned all their personal property,  real estate, oredFts and effects which may 1m> seized  aud sold nnder execution to Henry Cooke, of Kevelstoke, B. C, Bookkeeper, In trustfoi* the general  benefit or their creditors, and the said Assignee  lias assented tbcret**.  A ineetlna of lhe creditors of the said arm-will  be held at. the office of Harvey, McCarter and  IMokham. llcvelsloke, U*. C, on Monday afternoon  the ifflrd day of March, A. D., 1903, at the lioinsf  four o*clock.  All creditors are required to die witli Henry  Cooko, the Asal-mee, B*-velst..ke, B. C, full particulars of* their claims, and the nature of the  securitijs, if any, held bythein. And notice is  hereby uiven that after the "iOth day of April, 1903,  the Assignee will proceed to distribute the assets  anion-* the creditors, of whose debts or claims 1 e  sha.ll have received notice, arid that he will not be  responsible for the assets, or any part thereof, so  distributed to any creditor of whose debt or claim  he shall not then have received notice.  Dated this 6th day of March, A. D., 1������0S.  HABVEY, McCABTKB & PINKIIA5I,  . -r.v.-i Solicitors for the Assignee.  ���������zzrvy  t������r������n'*ili**  Pei mil us   to draw . your  attention to the wisdom..of  . presenting your family Willi  Choice Lot  The first step toward proyid-  '.. ing  for   them ; a   home of  ���������their own. ���������;   '  A. part only of the amount  usually spent on pretty but  useless presents will 'make  ���������    tlie 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,  Agents Smelter Townslte,  NOTICE.  Five knoiiied House to Bent Furnished {12  per month, Including water. Apply Ilmtll.li  Off* ���������  hftice or  MKS. It. LlUtiHEAD.  second Street.  aBg*Ka*a������mit<a*:wi������a-������i**^r-w^  gg-Wggg-Jj


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