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 I       ���������  *ifN   \  ,J  ������������������*_-������������������  HERALD  ?/  -A.3STX)  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNA  Vol V.  189  REVELSTOKE B. C.    THURSDAY,   MAY 21, 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  C.B.HUME&CO.  LIMITED.:  Dressfna_-in$dndMiiIineryP,--irlors]> Second Floor  CHAMBERLAIN  SPEAKS OUT  LADIES' TOGOERY  With the daily arriving of  new things, you will find  something to interest almost everyone.  PARASOLS  GLOVES  NECK RUFFS, etc.  MEN'S fUlffllStllKtiS  For the  Holiday Trade we  have a new showing of (  HATS  COLLARS  CUFFS  ./,:.*     TIES  _-. i-^ \   _        , ,.  ' V'"'   ,; SHOES, etc.-  Dressmakm^-indMillineryPdrlors.Secondfloor  i       ���������-_      ���������>:   ,_-..  -v i!   *.j_#-.ji**-  j$  C.B.HUME&CO.  .LIMITED.:  In a Speech at Birmingham  Foreshadowing Re cission from  Free Trade���������Interesting Reminiscences of his Attitude.  London, Mny 15.���������Addressing his  constituents nt Birmingham tonight,  coloni.il secretary t.'li.enihei lain iimde  nn important speech, which seems lo  foreshadow the direct raising of the  question of free trncle versus protection  at the next general election.  The colonial *,ecielury proceeded  stiongly to urge the necessity, in  ordei to pics,eive the gient empire,  thnt the ti.ielc of lhe colonies s-hrmld  he secured. Cui.ul.i hud ottered  exception,el rid vantages, he said, which  Gient Biilniii did not date accept,  heciiuse of the narrow interpretation  of the doctrine ol free trade, the policy  of dictation nnd the ititurlerence by  foreign puivets.  The .peiiker snid he believed that an  entirely wrong interpretation had been  pUced upon lhe doctrine of fiee trade,  lint thtt the country ought not to be  bound hy this and it should not  hesitate to resort to letalintion, il  nec-essaiy, wherever the interests  between the colonic, and the home  country weie tbietitened.  He pointed out thnt Bright had  niipioved of a preferential treaty wilh  France, and snid: "There nre two  alternatives hefoie you. First���������To  maintain the free trade policy in all  its sieverity, although itis repudiated  by every other nation and your  colonies. Second���������To insist that wc  he not bound by any piirxly technical  definition of lice trade. While we  seek the one chief object, the free  interchange of couimeice between  ourselves and all the nations of the  world, we. will nevertheless recover  our freedom, resume lhe power of  negotiations, mid if necessary of  retaliation."  In conclusion the colonial secretary  said- it-was an "issue gmver in its  consequences than mere local disputes.  A, luistake.in legislation could be  .orrectsd, he said, but a mistake in the  imperial,policy wiis irretrievable. _-. v  . Personally be did not think a general  election very,'near, but;"whether near  or..distant,"the issue would depend oti  ; whether- the. people, liiive it in theii  hearts.to'do'nil that is necessary, even  sif j it' occasionally went -against their  ,pi-judieeK, to consolidate ah empire  whicli could only be maintained by  relations of interest, us' well as by  relation*, of sentiment*.  "L->.t>on, May 19.���������The new 'policy  of Mr. Chamberlain has' caused a  sensation in Europe.  Speaking generally, the Ministerialist.' journals throughout - the country  applaud Mr. Chamberlain's programme. ��������� The Times has another  editorial re Ca'na_ian_ appreciation of  the Imperial largeness of Mr. Chamberlain's conceptions.  $15 and costs |  same offence and fined  or 30 days.  REX VS. KO0ER9.  The two charges against this  prisoner were for assault and robbery  of $1.00 from E. G. Matthias behind  the City hotel on Monday evening.and  a similar offence against Alex. Stephenson who was relieved of $20 about  10:30 p.m. the same night on the north  side of the track just west of McKenzie  avenue. "*"'"������������������;���������'���������  On- the first charge accused was  committed for trial on'the evidence of j  the complainant and on' the second on  evidence of Stephenson, Harry Eyelett  and Win. Shearer. It appears the  parlies had been drinking at the  Union hotel and nbout 10:30 Monday  evening accused asked Stephenson to  step outside. There he told him'he  was a detective and forced him across  the track where the lobbery took  place. Complainant's pocket book  was rifled and its contents, except tha  mousy, scattered over the road. The  papers were of much importance and  were found by a representative of the  Herald, (who was on the rspot  immediately after the assault) early  next morning. As they had no  hearing on the case they were returned  to Mr. Stephenson after inspection by  the police.  TOTTERIHG  TO HIS FALL  JT*   JT* ___V ���������> _T_  JTm. _ __*_  a*  Testimony Being  Victoria Against  Conftnissioner���������C  Piled up at  the Chiel  P  R    will  Fight Recission Act.  C.  AND  W.  SCANDAL.  OF  Carpets,  Linoleums,  Carpet Sweepers,  35cJWindow Shades  House Furnishings.  R. Howson & Co. BEJE���������������o  Undertaking, Kmbalinlne, Etc. Mackenzie 'Avenue.  MYSTERIOUS  DISAPPEARANCE  John Brennan Walks out .of  the Central Hotel two Weeks  ago and has not Been Seen  Since.  The friends of Mr. John Brennan;  the well known miner and prospector,  are much concerned at his mysterious  disappearance. He is one of the best  known prospectors of the Lardeau  country having" been exploring that  district for a number of years,  particularly what is now known as  Fish river camp. Some time- ago in  association with Cory Menhenick and  J. J. Foli-y of Arrowhead, he disposed  of his interests in two claims, believed  to be the Kossland and Balfour, part  of the well known Eva group, to the  Imperial Development Syndicate, and,  it is stated receiv-d two out of three  payments on the purchase price.  Ahout a month ago he came to Ihis  city and registered at the Central  Hotel where ne remained until about  two weeks since.    '        ' .  About the sixth, instant, without  , any warning to hi" friends or the  hotel proprietor he suddenly disappeared and has not heen seen or  heard or since. Tho only possible  reason obtainable for his actions ia a  statement made to home people round  the hotel, abe-iit a day or two boforo.  that he Intended   to drown  himself.  This remark waa not taken seriously  by those who heard it,'as Mr. Brennan appeared to be in fcjood spirits and  was, it ia believed, in possession of  ample funds to meet all liabilities. He  is not known to have had trouble of  any description. His continued  absence has caused numerous enquiries  to be made by the Chief of Police and  others at Arrowhead, Wigwam and  other places where he was Known, but  no information as to his wbereal o its  has been elicited. His friends there  fore feel that he may have carried ort  his threat to drown himself, although  no evidence of such a character baa  been found.  It is possible that there may be  another solution of the mystery,  however, as Mr. Brennan has been  somewhat erratic in his movemen s  on previous occasions. A year or s>  ago he left Arrowhead without notice  and caused considerable worry to his  friends until was located here. At  that time he left at midnight and was  supposed to huve gone to bed until a  rumour was circulated that he was  seen the next morning at Wigw-un.  wh<ch caused an investigation to be  made when it was found he was in  Revelstoke. In this connection it may  be said that Mr. Brennan was well  known to many of the trainmen and it  is almost certain that he did not leave  the city by any of the trains as no one  remembers seeing him in the vicinity  of the depot. Unless he is soon located  his friends will be forced to accept the  conclusion that he carried out his  threat of self destruction.  ���������Our new departments are showing  new silver ware, cutlery, fiat waie,  pocket knives, razors, etc. C. B.  Hume & Co.  In" this connection it is interesting  to note that, on June 9th, 1886, in an  addiess to the Congress of Chambers  of Commerce of tha Etiipir������,"he said  in part:  "We have, therefore, if we are -to  make any progress at all, lo seek a  third course, in- which the separate  interests of the parts shall he subordinated to the good of the whole.  "I admit that, if I understand it  correctly, I Hnd the germs o*f such n  proposal in the resolvtion which is to  lie submitted to you on behalf of the  Toronto Board of Trade. What is that  resolution? Again I say that I hope I  am correctly explaining it. That  resolution I understand to he one for  the creation of a. British Zulleverein or  Customs Union, and would establish al  once practically free trade throughout  llie_British Empire, but would leave  "the separate contacting parties free  to make their own arrangements with  regard to duties on foreign goods,  except that this is an essential condition of the proposal���������that Great  Britain should consent to place a  moderate duty upon certain articles  which are of large production in the  Colonies. These articles would comprise corn, meat, wool and sugar, nnd  perhaps other articles of enormous  consumption in this country, which  aie at present largely produced in the*  Colonies and wholly produced by  British labour. I do not doubt if it  were adopted it would be the strongest  bond of union between the British  race throughout the world."  Then, alter- mentioning certain  details that would have to be arranged,  he concluded :  "I otily want to impress on you my  personal convict inn that it a proposal of  this kind came to us from the colonies,  backed by any considerable support  on their part, it would not be met  with a blank refusal by the people of  this country."  Suicide at Beaver.  A. W. Smith, a young Englishman  well known in Vancouver, committed  suicide on Friday last by jumping into  lhe falls on the Beaver river, near  Beavermcuth. - The deceased had only  just arrived from the coast and had  heeu engaged to work' on the track  between I.iggan and Donald. lie was  a man of prepossessing -appearance,  well educated and had heen doing  some special correspondence for  English'newspapers. -"Hesei ved in the  Boer war for a considerable period  and like nvmy a returning volunteer  came back a^very sick man. Funds  becoming low he- wns compelled to  turn his hand to. the, first work  obtainable, and his suicide is supposed  to have been caused by -despondency  through ill health, a 'fallen position  and financial embarrasment.  PARLIAMENT  2WgF|iiS������AAL  H _H'������*  . ���������___        V  -Police  Court  Things have been rather lively in  police circles this week, all cases but  one, however, being of a minor nature.  On Tuesday evening before Messrs.  R. Gordon and W. E McLaughlin,  J's. P., five drunks were fined $5 and  costs or three days, and Kid Rogers  was committed for trial on two  charges of robbery with violence as  outlined below. A cross assault case  between James. "Wilkes and John E.  Woods was adjourned .until Thursday  at7p.ni.iv;*.  On Wednesday morning Mr. McLaughlin disposed of two cases, one  against Angus McDonald for vagrancy,  accused of entering the gaol yard and  communicating with prrsotrers, fined  $10 or fifteen days, and Tip O'Neill,  ope of the D. and D*s fined the night  before was again   convicted   for the  OpenedYesterday���������Stdck'Panic  in. Montreal���������Macedonian. Re-  - .jfugees���������John McLaren, dead  ���������Telegraphic News.' '>        -*.  London, May 21���������The first' British-  Transvaal parliament was opened by  Sir Arthur Lawley, Lieut.-Governor  of Transvaal at Pretoria yesterday.  Montreal, May 21.���������There was a  genuine panic in the Montreal stock  market yesterday in which four,-local  stocks, were thrown to the winds  regardless of losses. , The stocks  a&ected were Dominion Iron-"and  Dominion Coal, Montreal Steel and  Montreal power. Canadian stocks on  Boston stock exchange also suffered  severe decline in sympathy.  Sofia, Bulgabia, May 21.���������Large  numbers of refugees from Macedonia,  fearing massacre, are entering  Bulgaria.  Kamloops, May 21.���������John Mac-  Laren, the wealthy lumberman of  Brockville, Ont., is dead here as the  result of an accident caused by his  horse falling on him a few days ago.  Ottawa, Mav 21���������Lord Minto was  notified that liis term of office as  Governor-General has been extended  to November, 1SXH.  New York, May 21���������90 degrees of  heat rugistered-here-yestcrday.���������Two  deaths and a dozen cases of prostration  resulted. Philadelphia also had.the  same record.  VARIOUS STRIKES  Toronto, May 21.���������As the result  of negotiations lietween those concerned it is now probable employees  of the Toronto Street Railway will not  strike.  Denver, Col., May 21.���������The total  number of idle union men in Denver  on account of strikes is now about  10,000.  THE LAST LAP.  Ottawa, May- 21.���������(Special)���������The  last stage in the Gamey investigation  opens today when Counsel for prosecution will commence their closing  arguments.  Our Ottawa Letter.  [special correspondence.]  Ottawa, May 17.���������Sir Wilfred  Laurier stated that there was no truth  in the statement that part of the  Public Works'Department patronage  would lie handed over to Marine and  Fisheries Department. A motion by  Hon. Wm. Patterson provides for  many important changes in the  customs laws.  The preamble to thc Grand Trunk  Pacific Bill has passed the Railway  Committee, coinitting thc Government to thc principle. Owing to tlio  opposition's activity Sir Wilfrid  Laurier has announced that nothing  further will be done regarding the  Treadgold conce.ssiorr in the Yukon  until after full investigation.  In the Gamey investigation a lot / of  evidence has been put in convicting  Hon. J. R. Stratton of misstatements  under oath.  "Victoria, May 21���������(Special to the  Hkrald)���������In commotion with the  investigation of land grants to lhe  Columbia and Western Railway now  proceeding at Victoria it is the intention af the C. P. R. to apply to the  Dominion authorities at Ottawa for  disallowance of the Repudiation Act of  1003.  Victoria, B. C. May 20���������(Special)���������  Only two witnesses of import.tnceweie  examined last week before the special  committee. Hon. D. M. Eberts and Sir  Thomas Shaughnessy. Mr. Eberts'  testimony hud several sensational  features,' notably the statement Ihat  all along he had believed theC.and W.  were entitled to the lands granted hy  the Older in Council now "rescinded by  Bill No. 10 recently assented to. In  very many matters he flatly contradicted the Chief Commissioner, notably  regarding lhe alleged telegram from  W. J. Tayloi from Montreal originally  suggesting the deal. He had always  thought Mr. Wells' conduct in bringing back the deeds fiom Monor-eal was  a gross breach of faith,us he considered  their preparation, signature and  sealing constituted delivery to the  company. This was also his Deputy's  opinion. He challenged the statement  that Diinsmuir had insisted on the  extension of the road from Midway to  Spences Bridge heing a condition  precedent to delivery of the grants,  and generally supported the accounts  of the transaction given by G. McL  Brown.  SirThos.Shaughnessy'sexamination,  which was commenced yesterday  afternoon and is not yet concluded,  was even more strong than had been  indicated' by press despatches. In  addition to his own testimony he  produced important documentary  evidence, Mr. G. McL. Brown's report  to him of the executive meeting of  March 24th, 1002, when the-Big row  was 'on between that gentleman and  the government. ��������� It is a long detailed  statement ot the. conversations'  characteristic* expressions., of, the* ministers heing set out-in-fulK.-,,^^**���������������*_'-.'  ��������� If-this report is correct tlie, ministers  gave politicafexpediericy, as their sole]  reason for- 'cancelling^.* the (- Crown  grants arid Mr. Brown then stated  that he fully agreed with Sir Thos.  Shaughnessy's telegram 'that.' 'the  Government were doing things which  in private life were dishonourable. All  the members of the cabinet were present at the meeting. The report also  stated that during private conversations in the Driarcl Mr. Wells did not  deny the bad faith but said "Well, we  are up against it and had to.".  Sir Thos. Shaugnessy swore, also,  that the only ground given for  witholding the original grants when  Mr. Wells saw him ni Montreal was  political expediency and also that the  Company's solicitor had advised him  that the sealing of the grants was  delivery, actual handing over not being required. He had trusted Mr.  Wells with the Crown grants as he  had explicitly promised to' hand them  over as soon as the 'cabinet vacancy  was filled, in any event, not later than  a month. Mr. Wells asked to retain  them as a great compliment. He  fully concurred in the statement that  the whole recession was dishonourable  and thought - thc government hod  been guilty of the grossest bad faith.  It is expected that his cross examination tomorrow will envolve further  further sensational evidence, ns the  question of tangible handing* over  .will.be-takenjup. : -_^  JOLY   suspicious  Victoria, May 20.���������(Special correspondence.)���������Tho House has been  further adjourned until Tuesday next  as the C- & W. Committee cannot  finish their work before that time.  The Lieutenant-Governor has returned several Orders in Council,  recommended by the Government,  unsigned. This is taken as an in  dication that he is losing confidence  in the nrcsont ministry.  The Methodist Conference has been  in session here all week, and will  probably conclude its work in a couple  of days. An important resolution  has been introduced dealing with  economic questions, particularly disputes lietween capital and labour.  ourne  B  Me.MJ.t1  ros.  *.t  e  Boiled Linseed Oil  3  2  Raw Linseed Oil  e  a)  Neatsfoot Oil  e  X  __  Turpentine  3  >������  White Lead  "O  o  "I  Yellow Ochre  3  sr  ���������  *.t  Mackenzie  Avenue .  .  1 BOURNE BROS.  _*_% _ __���������_ _���������_-���������_ JT* JT* __P_ (-Ti JT* JT* _-K JT* JT* _ ___��������� ���������*-% JT* JT* t&* JT* JT* JT* *9* -T- _���������**_._ JTm JTm. JT*.  M*   X   *V **V *A* *X* *X* *X* *'X* *Xr *X* *X* *X 'iR' X* 'Jr ^P KL* *Xr 'X**- 'A* ^X*1 *X* "i**   ������y m+m  WE ARE NOTED FOR EVERY DAY  MODERATE PRICES.  OUR   PRICES   ARE    RIGHT.  Dress Goods  In all the newest materials am! coloring  Pi Ices fiom 2..c. pei >.inl.  : Shirt Waists  T     T - -   *     >  We are hIioywiij!; all the neiv design**--, consisting, of. ,\V_ish  Silks  at ^.OO.    White  'J_awiiH, Gratftf Mnens, Orgamlied, etc., at  75c to 85.00.  -, .Ladies Tailor  Macfe; Costumes  Maile ia Blouse Waist, Rns.ii-j.n' Coat, silk  lined.   Prices $U~MJ&5. M ,    *  Cloth Skirts  For Ladies* and Misses'.���������"Misses' size*) 30,  32, 34 Inch. These goods are made b> the  best makers and ill and material sjieak  for themseh ea.  -  White Wear  At money Saving 1 .ices.   Call in and look  over this line, it will be worth the trouble.  Parasols and  Umbrellas  In Ladies' and Chlldrens'.���������Wc handle-onl}-  the best makes.   Prices from 25c. to 85.00.  ���������Muslins, organdies, dimitiesi spotted  muslins, victoria lawn, sateen, prints.  For style and patterns go to Eeid &  Young.  Double  Crossing:   Lumbermen.  Victoria, B. C, May 10. (Special)  There is another big kick against the  Chief Commissioner who has placed  it reserve on practically all tbe available timber in the Island and Coast  Districts for a mysterious combination  known as the Island Power Company,  Limited, presumably for pulp  purposes. ' The area reserved composes some thousands of square miles  and loggers and millmen are up in  arms. Capt. Tatlow, M. P. P., was  advised that vested interests would be  protected, but in any event the proposed reserve will stop any extension  of lhe lumber industry for'at least two  years. A������ fur us it is known no  corporation of that name lias yet been  incorporated. It is stated on the  authority of a* minister that' the  Government realize the grave blunder  that has been committed and will  rescind the offensive Order in Couucil.  The Order objected to was railroaded  through the Council by Hon. W. C  Wells.  ���������See our wash kid gloves,   every pair  guaranteed.   Reid & Young.  Glove  Department  LnclleV nnd Cliildrens' in Silk, Lisle, Lace  anil Talfettn. We hate them in white,  black and all the Spring shade**. Ladle***  Ladies' Kid Cllo\es,.. .Special Prices 85c.  Men's Kids A fullranRe of sizes  REAL KID OLOVK���������(Vallier Pavore)  Washable and Perspiration Proof C'loie  Direction*���������Lea* e the gloie   ou   the  -hands and -mull lii*"soap nmrwaier; rinsc-  repeateclly in clean uitteraiid allow  them  to dry.   Kvery pair guaranteed.  Staple  .. Department  Much l.irger than e������er, marked at *-_l!iiip*  price*,. Comprising fcheetinj-*. j Pillow  Cottons, bleached and unbleached cotton,  Lonsdale Cambric, I'Liunelette al ilc per  >ard. Prints at Sc uer \arcl. Towelings  and Toweln, a*at>le Linens and -."apkins.,  special prlo-, to lan;e bin erg.      ���������"*  . Men's and Boys' .*,  Department  '. Nei er Iwfare Ii_i*e u e had at go<Nl_______  " tion of bright, newgoo<ls.  ils���������wool.-.  "P  ..from Si np.  * Moil's Ready to \Vear_n  B<fya* Soi ts"...'.'"..'.''  Hay*? Blouse'Snits- *ui<l***liirtuaiflls, cool  .Summer goods.. _;   ^ .*. **���������  -*- - ,v  Men's Top Shirts���������White,  Colored,  Soft  Starched Ji*ront-, with or without Collar-*.  BojV Top Shirts���������White, Black, 'colored,  with or without collars, at ISc.  Footwear  The Empress Shoe for Ladies.  The nen Spring and Summer St j lea  are just to hand. Prices range from  #2_*9to$5. E-,ery pair stamped by  the manufacturer. Prices right.-  Can be no mistake in >aloes.  The Harlow Shoe Co. and Lilly Rrackett'g  American Shoes for men. We claim these  shoes-are the best on the market.  ^'U  Millinery  Department.  Leave your  orders  with  us.    Our   prices   in   this  department are reasonable  and_\ve-promise-to-suit-  you or no sale.  DM GOODS  MERCHANTS.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  TRAPPERS  MEET DEATH  of  in  By  Evidence of the  Drowning  Two Trappers  Last  Fall  Surprise   Rapids   Found  Golden Prospectors.  (Special to The Herald.)  Goldkn. May 18.���������Messrs. I_. H.  Kstell nnd J**.ck Moore, of Golden,  B.C.. while on a prnspeclinf*; trip to  Surprise* rapids lust week, found a  laige number of articles which  prove that two men met their death  there some months ago. They found  a bundle of clothing, some wooden  traps, and, upon investigation, an  undecipherable Plioenix hospital  ticket, memorandum of lumber on an  envelope and an account of Morrin  Thompson & Co., of Phoenix wilh W.  flail & Co.   An  upturned  punt was  also discovered some 200 yards Turthcr  wn the river,  mlt appears lh.it last August two  en, whose names are at present  unknown, built a punt from lumber *  the same size as shown in the memorandum, and stat ted on a hunting trip"  to Surprise R.������pids. Nothing was  heard from them beyond the fait that  their little brown spaniel returned to  Beaver two days aftei thev left, wheie  it has since remained. Before going  to Beaver they purchased their  supplies from Charles Warren, of  Golden, lint he is unable to recall their  names. The vicinity of Surprise  Kapids is one of the most dangeronv  places in the Upper Columbia, the  stieam being extremely swift. Any  boat striking a snag would surely be  upset and, owing to the terrible  riirrent, its occupants drowned. There  is no doubt that the two men who '  were at Beaver have met their death  at this point and steps ha������-e been  taken to establish their identity by *  communication with officials at  Phoenix and Greenwood.  ���������See C B.  Hume & Co's hardware  stock before making your purchases, ..v.-:..-.**-':*.,* _**V-i<_v-.*~j*--M^  ;____i___*i____!_!-__*__-----*MI_^^  ���������UU1CK r.'A'LS."  "__������__.,,,,,_ rti-ll Vlll    .--it ltallroad Tralm  or ���������ii_ Oilier !���������>���������>.. : i cit Heom,  ." After all, there's - ������������������  reason why we  -���������*houUn't have  nirli:).   ������������������* malls.  ~~   What is the matter with the cannon*  shall prst?  -"*������������������- The xiuzzle veloril- *f a cannon hall  "���������will be better than " ) feet a second.  A E*-?at cannon v. .; throw a shell  ��������� nine miles ln about c ���������*��������� minute, which  -"beats railroad train, ��������� ���������iumatie tube,  -���������"carrier p'neou or ever: ,:\.y conceivable  speed of an airship.  T1k-i*"'s nothing    n< *..*    ln the    Idea,  either, though the c-*n* -���������'-"ball post lias  -"been ir.orc* often use*.! .*.i the Boer war  ������������������than ever before.  " Th besiegeii i.r.dys:'    h garrison sent  the B"������rs a Christn: -j card, Inclosed  -In a lifty-pounder, o:   ihe morning of  December I'D lus*. N . lo be outilono  un pol!ti.iie-_, I'llic* *j,_rs, on Now  **.year's Eve, fir;;! t*..*o lugged Palliser  'Shell)-* into the Bri ;:_*.. ..amp. On one  ���������was inscribed  the co:  . "iments of the  season. The other c ulained a real  -������������������English plum-purld!***. *. accompanied  * by a���������for a Boor���������facetiously Ironical  - letter of greeting.      V  was,    perhaps,  -s-the most deadly missel ever fired.  It s*_������ms   to be   agreed   that   Gen.  ---"White sticceded in pending    news    to  Gen. Buller from  I-auyamlth by firine  ���������iehells  containing  uiegsageB  to  points  "  indicated by wig-wag signals.  .-_Jurir.s  the long seise of Mafsking  "many messages were fired into and out  ..'..of the beleaguered town.   Toward the  Tend of the seige many of   the   Bhells  Jird   by   linden-Powell   were   marked  '���������With    the      compliments    ot    Cecil  - "Rhodes."    Similarly, during th* Franco-Prussia war, the German bombarded  .'"���������rasburg with shells ironically mark-  < i "a r.erlin"���������-**on to Berlin" having  !*c-'.*:i the cry of the French at the out-  I .**-.... of the wtir.  I.titer. durir**; the investment of Paris  I. iiiiireds of alsells filled with letters  v..?* fired from the city. Many were  i - !>tured by the Germans, some went  r.itiay and were lost, 'out some were  ���������'eked.up by French peasants, and  reached those for whom they were Intended.  These letter-filled bombshells are  iiable to bury themselves In the  -sn-ound by their own i-npact. One'such  unearthed hot long since in a wood  near Vincenncs.* It contained some  two hundred letter*, the dates upou  which showed that the shell containing  -heiu had been fired (luring the early'  - jiays of the siege.  The earliest recorded instance of the  itse-of the letter-filled i omb was at the  -siege of   Tournay, vr'.ien the   garrison  hit "upon this    expedient'for   opening  communications    with      the     outside  -world.--'It'was owing to one of their  aerial post offices, Slk.! with plans and  ���������dispatches,  falling short, and thereby  "coming into British    lu.nds, that   the  .illsfovejj*wa3 made cf the position of  " "Ihat subM*.*ra*_esn store ct   ..unpowder  afterward-known as th? "Greet Mine."  -A,portion of the camp wm fount to  ibe -within ths  danger-rose,    _B_ wa*  removed to    a    safer loc������ltty.      The  ' Dutch, however, refused te take warming, believing the whole aSalr ta he e  ^-ruse bl    the enemy.     The result wm  --that over four hundred ef   them wen  --blown to piece-? i'n the explosion which  -took place early in the lneraiDg et th������  "-following day.  "*"*"��������� __ ' A Woiiinn'i"Truce Work.  * "���������T'lie work of a woman in the world  Is not to make money, but to make a  ���������home; her true business In life is that  -of "wife and mother," writes "An American Mother," on "Is a College Education the Best for Our Girls?" in the  JLa'dies' Home Journal.   "That is true  "���������"���������with regard to nine out of ten of these  pretty girls who are tiptoeing about  ���������now in caps and gowns, and cherishing  -the fondest hopes that they may some  flay be learned Fellows and Deans.  They will marry perhaps, or remain  ���������_lngle, helpful sisters or aunts. They  ���������will lave houses to manage, marketing  -to do, stupid cooks, to guide, babies  to Tear, sick children and men to  nurse. Not once in a woman's life  ���������perhaps will she be called upon to  -���������mote from an Assyrlan-Babylonlc  ���������epic, or to dissect a cat.     But three  "Itimes every day a meal must be cook-  _*-d -under her supervision. At any  .minute, be she cook or countess, she  -may be called upon to make a poultice  i_r a sick child, to change the sheets  under him, to know why the breao is  ���������sodden and the meat uneatable, to give  medicine intelligently to the baby in  ~~ her=arESri=The*-coiiegert)e--it-iremem--  h-ered. takes the girl for four years out  of family life in which this kind of  ���������training would be given to her. IU  controllers, in their anxiety to develop  her brain as fully as that of a man,  ������������������forget the woman's life which is Inexorably placed before her, and do not  it her for its inevitable work."  ���������ODDITIES OF EXPRESSION.!*  torn* nuBoniiullilaM  C__������ey__  Wktlr  \ 'Ite-dim Tli__i..  " "I don't ceo why folks don't learn  how to express themselves, said the  __ln man, throwing considerable feeling Into the remark.  ���������'Dyspepsia hurting you much today?" asked the man with th* fat ci-  car.  "That's nothing to do with It,"  growled the thin man. "I'm telling  you facts, and if you don't want to  agree with me, why you don't have to  ���������only you'll show your usual pool  Judgment, that's all."  "What's it his time?" asked the smo*.  ker, with the air of a man conferring  a favor.  "This," said the other, and ho ex-  liibltcd a newspaper in which one item  bad been marked with a. blue pencil,  He read aloud: "Search for mlssimr  boy with dogs and lanterns."  "This is the heading of an article,  he sputtered.    "I've hoard of a good  many   different   kinds   of   boys,    but  right now I don't seem to recall tha  boy   with   dog   and   lantorn   attachments.   It's a new one on me.   I suppose the man who wrote that Intended  to  convey  the impression  that  doga  ond   lanterns were   being  used  in  a  search for a missing boy.   If you read  the article through  that is the Idea  that you gather.   But you'd never guess  it from a mere glance at the headlines." __  "You're all right," said the man with  the fat cigar.   ''You're all right, you  aro.   Yoii have your troubles. But you  don't have to worry over a break like  that every day.   You get it once in a  while in the best, or nearly the best,  regulated newspapers.   But lt isn't a  frequent thing.   You'll get over lt, my  boy.   But my case is different   I have  to put up with this sort ot thing every  day of my life, that ia, every working  day.   I'm getting pretty tired of lt, too.  I walk down to my office every morning, and I walk back to my house every  evening1���������some   evenings.     Now   and  then I drop in for a little session of ths  executive committee of the Society to*  the Prevention of Consumption of "Water, and then I ride home.   Other day*  I take the air and the exercise.   Half  .way between my flat and the office I  am confronted with this horrible sign:  I       'LAMENESS A SPECIALTY.'      *  ���������_ . l .   ��������� "Now you might think that the man  svho hangs out that sign is a chronic  ���������sufferer from lameness. You might  sthink it was on tap, and all you had to  ���������do to get what you wanted of it would  *>e to ring the*bell and walk ln. You  might think that lameness was supplied at reduced rates to families.  jjYou might think: a lot of things, but  the fact Is that the man who is r������-  cponsible for the sign Is a blacksmith,  and the board hangs outside his shop.  Ht leers evilly at me evory'time I pass  lt, and some of these days I'm going  to do it a mischief. I suppose the  ���������blacksmith desires people to know that  .he makes a specialty of curing, or at  -least treating lameness in horsea. But  ���������he does the best he can to eonoeaj __���������  meaning." _���������  ������������������*    '  Boon-teg the AooaaaMoo.  "���������Say, little "boy, you ought to be arrested  for  cruelty  to  animals!"  "Cruelty? Say, dis mut never  fcnowed wot fun was till he met me!"  Al Kaeh Oa* Saw I*.  "I am afraid," said Brown thoughtfully, "that we are all more or less selfish; often, too, when we are not aware  of it. Now there is Jonas, who lives  adjoining me at ray suburban home.  He is a splendid fellow, and it is a  pleasure to have him for a neighbor,  as a fairer minded man never drew*  "breath. I have sometimes thought hs  overdid It, and that he would be better  off if he thought more of Jones and  ���������ess of his neighbors. But I am afraid  That even he can be selfish at times.  This is the time when the ground is  littered with dead leaves, and he had  gathered together a fine pile, that only  needed a match applied to them to become a thing of tho past.  *:'Jon_a,'���������Baid^I-yesterday,���������when   T  The >'Ij a*. i% l!al-__l������t.  According to "Messrs. I. M. Aldrich  and t_ A. Turley. two well known Eu*  itjpcan zoologists, man Is sot the only  living being who delights to go eky-  amrd In a balloon. There are certain  SCIes, they eey. which Invariably go  through the air in balloons whenever  _hey get tired of flying in the ordinary  -my. These airships are composed of  _t__.11 bubbles, which are exuded from  the bodies of flics, and the air in  which suffices to support the lnsecti  -whenever their wings become weary  end the fancy takes them to ride  -through the air on their tiny gossamer  -Madders. They can go, it is said, in  any desired direction by simply away- ]  ing their bodies toward the goal which !  they expect to reach-  In one of -these curious airships the |  ���������zoolcsists found the body of a very ,  email insect, and they arc now wondering whether it got in there by  chance or whether the proprietor of  -the balloon thoughtfully pb.ced it there  ���������with the object of feeding on it during  .Sts aerial journey. As an argument  in favor of the latter hypothesis tbey  -point out that flie3 while traveling in  baI!oa_ cannot satisfy their hunger  Sinless they return to the earth.  _aw him ln hie yard looking at hia  leaves, 'why don'c you set fire to that  pile and get rid of It?*  "'Great guns, man!' he answered,  looking at me as If he thought I had  taken leave of my senseo, 'can't you  see that the wind is just right to fill  my houae full ot smoke?'  "He didn't seem to realize that some  one had to catch the smoke, no matter where the wind was. Thla morning the wind changed, and Jones set  fire to hla leaves, with the result that  my houae got the full benefit of tha  smoke, and a* he stood watching them  burn he didn't seem to Me anything  Incongruous about It.  "Meanwhile I have a trig pile ot  feaves that only await a change in tho  wind, and If the weather man ia right  in bis predictions Smith catches it tomorrow."���������Detroit  Free Press.  More than one-third of nil manufac-  .tcrcd goods are in France made by  ���������qgoinen.  ] flli-laaft'*.  Old Hardcaah���������I've decided to take  young Sharpleigh into business with  me as soon as he and my daughter get  back from their honeymoon.  Bullion Bands���������But I thought you  taw no good In the fellow.  Old Hardcash���������-I didn't at flrst, but  I've changed my mind. I told him he  couldn't have my daughter till ho had  at least $1,000 in the bank. He got mo  to put it In-writing, and then went, out  and borrowed tho $1,000 on thc strength  of becoming my ..on-iii-iaw. Such business ability as that mustn't be allowed  to go to waste.  At breakfast the miKtresa observed  the unwonted demeanor of tho maid  servant.  "Where Is your customary assurance  this morning, Marie?" she asked.  "Oh, the policeman on the beat  plnchod my cheek last evening," re-,  plied the maid, looking shyly down.  /Items ofhiterest.  ^f a girl can "get along" with hes  ���������own brothers, I think she has a pretty  -good 'disposition.  There is no promise so sacred to a  ���������woman as the one she has not beea  {isked to give.  ���������A girl may forgive a man for klss-  3ng her on the impulse of the moment,  fcut never for apologizing for it.���������Indianapolis Journal.  There is a peculiar little sensation  which goes with the keeping of an ap**-  pointment made by herself.  If a girl sends off all of her beaux for  one, she can safely gamble on losing  the one.  Many women  look long for come**  fliing   that   they   can't   find.   Guess  .what. ........  Because a woman stares in the wih-  iows she passes it is no Gign that sho  sea more than her own reflection.  By.using a lymph discovered by a  .Paris physician, it is now possible, according to reports from that city, to  regenerate the red globules in the  blood of lepers. Dr. Metschinkott of  the Pasteur institute is the discoverer,  nnd he thinks that when he has improved the eerum he may be able to rejuvenate tho organs of the - human  tody.  The kla le, or the household fox, Is r,  /avorito pet. of Chinese women, who  are also extremely fond of a variety of  Angora cat. The ordinary cat of  Southern China Is, like the Manx, tailless. It is occasionally irsed for food,  but ie not so popular as horse or dog  flesh. When raised for the table it Is  fed on rice and vegetables.  Japan is the largest consumer of rico  Jn the world,* the average being 300  pounds per person a year. The Americans use but four pounds per capita.  Belgium uses more tobacco in proportion than any other country, about 110  ounces per capita yearly, while Italy,  uses only 22 ounoes. ,,  . Experts who have examined ry_  straw are of the opinion that a very  high grade of paper, not only adapted  to newspapers, but suitable for books  ss well, can be made from that material, of which Louisiana produces  thousands of tons that are now got rid  of as a waste product.  A Knoxville, Tenn.,' lawyer publishes  ithb following professional card In a local newspaper: "Sherman R. Maples,  attorney. Lumber for sale cheap, cut  to order. Flooring, celling, etc. Twenty per oent under yard prices. Call  guick.*'  There is only one sudden deat_  _mong women to eight among men.  Breakage of propeller shafts at sea  costs an immense sum annually in  salvage.  Married couples ln Norway are prlv*  fleged to travel on railways at a fare  and a half.  Coal is worked so eaBlry In Chins  that ln Sbansi lt sells at less than 1  shilling per ton at tho mines.  There are 4,200 species of plants used  for commercial purposes. Of these Hi  sre used for perfumes.  The coast rectos of Georgia Is tt  4av������ a sugar refinery, the first one ix  the state. It Is to be located in Bailey  The postal sMriugs .hank system is U  eperatloa In Austria, Belgium, Oanadai  Fraaoe, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands.  Sweden, and in most of the eolonies.  Aa Italian electrician has isveBta!  ���������a electric cartridge, which he often  ss a substitute far dynamite and  smokeless powder ln mines, rock blasting, aad for heavy ordnance.  The average depth of sand ln tb������  -eserts ot Africa is from thirty t*  forty feet  From a French journal we learn that  we are making varnished paper tiles  durable and better than slats tiles.  The flrst photographic portrait takes  from life was produced by Professot  Draper at the University of New Yorl  in 1839.  At oae place ln England slates art  ���������washed twice a day with a disinfecting fluid. The slate and sponge should  he inspected. _ ^-C.  It is claimed that some artists tam*  tigers with the smell of flowers, and thi  rose seems particularly grateful to thli  usually fiery animal.  Dr. Aar"s experiments, given in thi  Zeits, Pedag, Psch., show that the sir*  lets mostly prefer green aad the boy-  lets the combinations of blue.  During an influenza epidemic in the  fiorth of England, the curious fact b__  _een noted'that only the men working  in very high temperatures have escaped  infection.  In a note to the ' Academie de:  Sciences, _L Nlclou states that the infant is tainted with the alcoholism ol  .the jaother. .transmitted ln_the_milk;  also before birth.  According to Choquet there are fivi  epecies in caries of the teeth, and experimentally they produce decay in  sheep's tooth. In dentistry all cariou:  teeth should be filled.  Pipe lines have long baea ln U3e foi  conveying natural gas, petroleum, etc.,  and now one Is in operation at Utah  for conveying sugar beet syrup. Thli  line Is twenty-five miles long.  "Crusoe's Island" lies, not la thi  South Pacific, but in the Caribbean  Sea, within six days' voyage of No*  York: Charles Klagsley declares:  "Crusoe's Island 1b almost c������rtaial*f  meant for Tobago."  Balloons are used for drying lines  .ii Paris laundries. Bamboo framef  are attached to a captive balloon, ant  the clothes are attached to them. Tht  oalloon makes six ascents dally to the  height of about one hundred feet.  "When the temperature of the air ti  LIVELY OHrLDBlUf.  Chowlog Some of tha Ulfflcaltles Attending "_lt_r_rr Work mt Home.  "When you come in to-nlgat," said  the literary man to his two sprightly  children, who wore accu.toiuei, when  they oame in from their evening walk,  to walk straight into the library where  he was at work, and sit down aud talk  ewhile, "I wish you would "just say  bow d'ye do and then go out. I have  a lot of work to do to-night, and .  don't want to be disturbed."  An hour later the. literary man heard  a latch key placed carefully in tho  front door, as though the person placing it thero didi't wish to be heard.  Then he heard smothered laughter in  the hall; it was from the children; they  were up to '/omething, sure. A moment  ���������later they came marching through tha  hall, ona behind the other, with military step, back toward the library.  They turned in, marched like a file ot  Eold'.ers alongside tire library table on  the side opposite tho literary man, halted, fronted, raised their hands in salute  ar.d said in unison:  "How d'ye do?"  Then they faced to the left ani!  ctnnrched out again, one behind the,  other, keeping step as before, and keeping as sober as they could until thej  came to the parlor; there they exploded.���������iNew York Sun.  A Cat's Whiskers.  Nature Is an economical dame, and  never indulges in useless gifts. If she  giv-S an animal or plant an "appendage  of any kind we may be sure that It  verves some wise purpose.  Take a cat's whiskers, for Instance,  which may seem to you to be merely  ornamental. They are organs of touch  attacked to a bed of fine glands undei  the skin, and each of these long hairs  Is connected with the nerves of the lip.  .The slightest contact of these whiskeri  ���������with any, surrounding object is thui  felt most distinctly by the animal, although the hairs themselves are Insensible.  They stand out on eaah elde of tht  lion as well as the common cat. From  point to point they are equal to tht  ���������width of the animal's body. If we imagine, therefore, a lion stealing througt  a covert of wood in an imperfect llghtc  we shall at once see t'he use of thest  long Hairs. They indicate to hlni  through the nicest feeling any obstacle  which may present itself to the pas)  sage of his body; they prevent the rust*  ling of 'boughs and leaves which would  give warning to his prey if he were to  attempt to pass too close to a bush; and  thus, in conjunction with the soft cush>  ions of his feet and the fur upon whict'  he treads���������tho claws never coming In,  to contact with the ground���������they enable him to move toward his victim  with, a stillness equal to that of ������  Bnaka  How Br*������r Bttkhli F.*������l._ Br'ar W-l_  "Brier Wolf (eonrfag frem hehii J tht  tree>**-rve got yen sow, you sly .-ascak  ,<--*���������  ��������� Tha first week a man Is married h������  stcts most as proud as he did tha day  lie first wore suspenders.  No man can listen lo a woman talking baby-talk for five minutes and ho  liove ln letting women vote.  . Probably no butterfly thinks any cl  the other worms will ever be smai?  enough to turn the way he did.  You can always tickle a homel?  woman by telling her how overestimated you think some other prettj  Girl ia.  It's easy enough to get the men ta  go to church until they get married.  After that they get preaching at homo  The average woman would die perfectly happy If 6he could only know  that a certain man would come to'th/  funeral and cry. ���������  It Is cot hard to make a reputation,  only It's so dreadfully easy to gc  found out.  It is strange how blithely we hear  the troubles of- others, estrange hoy/  freely wo sthare our own with them.  We often get invitations we aro  bound to refuse; but perhaps that iv  why wo get them.  No woman will admit that the man  who is in love with her ia altogethe;  a fool.  They won't use harps in heaver;?  they'll just amuse the children and  listen to their laughter.  The click of the well-filled purse I?  a snap.  When a man loses his bead he tallca  through his hat.  As a silent partner the henpecked  husband fills the bill.  The performance of the amateur mu*  slclan is often a'music rack.  Self admiration is ample proof thai  there is no accounting for tastes.  A little learning ia less dangerous  than the belief that you know It all.  Gossip sometimes gains currency,  but it isn't the kind you can pay debts  with.  The other half usually has to live oa  tvhat the bsuar half knows how to  cook.  Yachting i3 not expensive���������if you an  fortunate enough to be an invited  cuest.  A philosopher says It Is much easlet  to make a blunder than it is to acknowledge it.  It is a good thing for men that wo  men's dis-ponitioiis don't depend on tha  fit of their shoes..  Living is only a habit, but we some*  limes wish it were easier to break.  Considering the way a woman win  teceivo herself, a man has very littlo  right to complain if she deceives him  too.  When a woman doesn't talk It's usu������  ally because she ha_ something to say.  Men love women for loving them;  ifomen love men for something to love.  Our flrst loves were our bast;  thay  #_ere always so hopelessly Impassible^  The supretoe tragedy of life Is not to  fail, but ta k-sow that you have ueve_  tried.  GEMS OF THOUGHT  'More people have starved to death  _rom the want of love than from th?  Want of food.  Those who respect the restriction/  of the law aro the least restricted.  Morality is economy.  Passion often bolls over into tears.  Love in a girl of sixteen is herc--  ���������worshlp.  Men sigh for .two reasons; because  they have loved, and because they  have not.  Only old new things can be said of  love.  To maintain a reputation of honesty requires great tact, but not neo  cssarlly an honest character.  The man who seeks to evade fate la  fully as foolish as the man who tempt/  fate.  There Is nothing like an old t>oo';  lor a young person.  Wit prompts   a laugh;    humor,   o  cniilo, aad satire, a grin.  The pun Is the Jonah of literature.  Purchased honors   and    counterfef/  coins are ever subject to suspicion.  Faults in great men   tend to   show  (heir greatness-in stronger relief.  , Wield wit wanily. t  A poor story well told Is better received than a good story poorly told.  A lazy man is the rejected stone tnat  never becomes the head of the cor**  per.  It la tbe "would-be" geniuses, ten  ilay, who a-e eccentric.  Chance may make a reputation, bu>  not preserve it  It takes a business man to eucccc*?  (n art.  Literature is considered more of o  confession than a profession.  Truth, unadulterated with false*  bood, would be very dull reading.  It takes falsehood to get at the botr  torn of truth. **  The ladder descending from fam-j  das but _ew rungs.  The tongue is the most generous or  gan in. the body.  vA SLOTHES REEU.        *  IutrnotI.ni oa Hew a Horn-made Oae lamf  II. Conilructed With Littlo Kxpon-M. ~"  -  It costs quite a mini to buy a good  clothes reel, and m__y people still ussj  th straight line, while a cheap and:  durablo reel may he made in   a few J  hours.   Dig a hole 1% feet in diam-i  eter, and 2&   feet   deep.     Get   two  scantling (A and B) 4 inches square/  and 7 feet long; nail a slat across thear (  bottoms to keep them 4 inches apart;!*'  nlso spike a 4-lnoh cube (D) between*'  them and 3 feet from the top;    then  place these in the hole and fill it with  earth.    Hunt up thc arm, axles and  ���������wheel  of some old  wagon;   take  oft  the wheel, knock all   the spokes out  of the hub (E), saw off the other axle,  hew' the arm (F) down until 4 inches  square, and nail 2-iuch plank on the  bottom of the arm unbil 3 feet long;|  bore a %inch hole in the arm just below the axle (G);"placo the arm and  axle upon tho 4-inch cube, and hold by  four pieces of wide   hand iron    (gg),  each 1 foot long, two pieces to a side.  The two upper bands should be nailed*  io the scantling 2 inches from the top,.  and the second two should be nailed  1 foot 10 laches from the first.   Bora'-',  a %inch hole in scantling "(B), just'  above the lower band (g); also anotK-i  cr, C Inches above ground, niscantling  (A),   ln   .this put a wooden   pin (J)r  and let it project about G inches. Get:  a piece of l^-inch board, G feet long  ,4-.   LIFELINES  Brier Rabbit (look!*.g over Br'ei  -.Wolf's back)*���������How a/e you to-day-  Brier Wolf and Br'er WIH Cat?  And as the scared Br'er Wolf looki  ���������back to see the imaginary Wild Cat  Brier Rabbit lights out.  Ia *D.f-n������������ of Thoir Toon*.  The rabbit is a timid creature usually. Cut no more so than the partridge  (ruffed grouse) found in all the eastern  states. The female partridge has often  put boys to hurried flight by attacking  them when they have molested hei  hrood.  When an egg hunter climbs the tret  In which a kingbird has a nest he U  at-on(*-.attack^by_the.'.bi.r_ds,^whjrdJvt_'  at him at full speed, with their shary  bills pointed ahead.  Whole flocks of crows'fly to the protection of a nest that has been disturbed by bird or beast. Even the gun ol  a man will not send them far away, a/  under ordinary circumstances.  A doe will strike a man with hei  sharp hoofs should he happen to surprise her and her fawn. She will battle long and ardently to save her younj  from a pair of eagles, and the fox flaoz  from her as from a dog.  The bear hurries her young onet  Along by cuffing them till retreat is nt  longer" possible. Then she turns desperately ' on her pursuers.���������London  __el<L'  A Wow VT������r to StodyOwl*.  Some    young    hunters may like te  know of a new way to study owls. A  party of amateur sportsmen went out  shooting near Chesapeake Bay recently, and one shot at and wounded tht  thirty-two degrees sound travels 1,09-ij -wing 0f a "big Virginia horned owl. He  feet a second, and one additional foot :Was advised to kill the bird at once,  a second for each additional degree oi ^nl D^ng aiHO an amateur ornltholo-  temperature. Electricity in theorj l8t_ refuae_ to do ������o, saying he was  travels at 288,888 miles a second; ovei . fo _tudy the *,��������������������������� aIlv9. So he  a wire where chore is no resistance U> t .^ bjg WrcJ ���������n the grouad, faston-  travels at the rate of 192,924 miltw ������������������������������������ jn-*- it by the leg to':a stout peg, Pren-  eecond. I ently a duck came along, arid the hurit-  -Tho Bast Indian army has for years I er stooped so low In shooting that he  been clothed in a cotton uniform��������� dyea' eat on the owl, which, not liking thli  of a dust brown color, to which  thi I way of being studied, fastened Its clawi  POINTED PARAGRAPHS  A feed wifo maketh a good mother-  fn-law.  In the human race the butcher hold*  the steaks.  Dame Nature Is now beginning .-to  tllaplay her budding genius,  A woman without temper Is like a  flower without perfume.  One way to vet rid of a would-ba  borrower is te leave him a loan.  The man .whs would rather flgh1.  cflian oat never mm* to eat his own  words.  The easiest way ta exchange smart  tillls for a lares one is to go to law.  Many a venta has secured a life*  foug job by marrying a man to reform him.  An idea must feel awfully lonesome  *hen it gets in oome people's heads.  Nothing succeds like success of a  taan who has a political pull.  Skaters see stars never dreamed ol  fcy ths astronomers.  Land in England la 890 times as valuable bow as it was 290 years ago.  Jack Frost does all he can to para  the way for Santa Claus.  The man who is taken in Is usuall}  out.  If one can wear old, loose kid glove*  while Ironing they will save many calloused spots on the hands.  A  woman  never  feels  so good   a_  when~her new~hat~has~beon���������admired-  end she can honestly say "1 trimmed  it fiiyself."  When a young author puts lots o\  color ln his stories bo usually Intends  them to be read.  There are women stupid enough to  ���������n.uoto poetry at tho man who Is carving the turkoy.  Buying books as Christmas gifts IV  -xpehslve, because we alwaya throw ia  eo many for ourselves.  To make a man, thlak well of yo������  first make him thlak well of himself.  A woman Is always surprised to find  that everybody doesn't know what sho  learned only yesterday.  When a poor young man. marrlei  a rich girl all the women eay he is  mercenary, but when a rich young man  marries a poor girl, they say such a  love is the most beautiful .thing in the  world.  We get very tired of enjoying our  rights; it's other people's rights weV  most like to enjoy.  A woman feels safe when she thinks"  csho can trust a" man, but she'd be a  .whole heap safer if she could always  trust herself.  Success would be very sweet If it evai  stayed long enough for us to lesry  the taste.  Many people try to get what thej  ���������Think they want; these are tho  knaves. The rtst try to think thej  want what they get; and these ar;  tbe fool*.  * The cheapest way to leara fortitude  /s to watch others suffer; their hear*  tears harden aur cheek*.  If lgaerance really is bliss, It's a  "woudor more of us dsa't die ot theo*  happiness. <  BACHELOR'S   REFLECTION  A girl's eyes are aevor so sharp at  Then they are looklag through a map  riage veil. ,  Probably tha man who will end hy  coming the nearest to understanding  Women Is-Professor Garner.  Whea a man stops telling his wlf<  (hat he loves her it is time for her tt  ctop telling him that he doesn't.  A man can always stave eft a quarrel with his wife by telling her soma  thing nice that soma man didn't sa?  about her.  The average woman would rathe.  Bnd out three days afterward that sht  had married a lunatic than to have  bim disappear the night before' thr  wedding. .  A woman is so constituted that  Whenever she c'oesn't smile bhe has w  wake facet.  Th* second "reek her husband is  _ick a woman iooxs" over all her old  .lack dresses.  Cook books were written to make  ���������young women think their mother;  didn't know how to coot.  Probably the average mouse think}  ���������women are the most dreadfully im-  _VJodest_creatures_it_e_ver saw,  Clothes Reel Complete.  and 2"*_ inches "wide, for the lever (H).  Bore a %-inch hole 2 inches from one-  end, and 1 foot from the flrst bore a,  %-lnch hole.    Buy a piece of iron 2*'  feet long,  1 inch wide -and  Y*.  i-ach;  thick.    Get the blacksmith to put a  %-inch hole in each end; also get two  square-healed G-inch screw bolts, made-  of %-inch iron.   Get another bolt and.  hurr    about 3 inches    long, and    of  eame material.    Take  one of the 6-  Inch bolts, put it through the %-inch  (hole in    the end of the    lever, then  _crew it into the hole in the arm. Put  the other 6-lnch bolt through one end  of the iron, and screw it into .the hole-  In the scantling.   Put the 3-inch bolt  through the other end of   the iron*  and screw it into the second hole in  the lever, and put tho   burr on welL  Procure 4 pieces of 1%-inch boards, 6-  feet long, 2*,i    inches wide, and    fit  each into the hub at equal distances.  Holes should be drilled .at equal distance- in the rim of   the   hub,   and-  through these wires are    put, which.'  fasten to the arm piece's (K K) 2 feet  fiom the hub".   These wires serve   as-  bracei.   Olathea-line wire is placed in  three raws,  each    row being 2 feet,  from ths next.   Grease the axle we'll:  - and" put tin " the   reek     Now   your,"  clothes reel is complete, except   the  painting, which may be any desirable-  colar.���������-F. H. Orris.  HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  Hindoos have given the name of khaki  meaning earthy. The advantage ot]  khaki lies In the fact that being nearljj  the color of earth, men dressed In il  become invisible at some distance, anti  therefore do not present easy shots foi  a. marksman. Tho true khaki color ha<  tho advantago of being fast to rubbing  fast to light, fast to washing and soaping���������in fact, for all ordinary wear and  tear lt ia one of the fastest colors ex-  ta_iU_   ���������   In .the hunteJ's hack and refused all attempts to make it let. go. Tho rnort  thoy trlod to get It oft the harder II  pinched, and, from tho howling of tht  man. It would appear as it the owl wai  studying the man instoad of the. maa  studying the owl. In the ond the bird  had to ho killed before it would rolense  Its hold, and the hunter rose up with  the conviction that ho know all aboul  live owls that he cared to know. '  In sweeping a carpet, remember always to sweep with, the pile, and not  ugalnst It. ;   ._������������������'.���������  Agato .ware. in.hot suitable for frylni  _r for the cooking of fats.  A paint brush added to the house  -laid's stock of weapons In her tourney  with duet will be found mout efllcaclous  for routing that enemy from moldings,  corners of the window sash and crevices of tho baseboards.  To the large consumption of watercress in tho city of London, says a  medical authority, may be attributed  the high standard of health in that  city. Carefully washed and picked  ovor, lightly sprinkled with salt and  caton with thin slices of bread and  butter, It affords the best possible appetizer for breakfast. '  The consent of the governed!" Did  r.nybody ever consent to be governed*!  A laugh tells the tale better than ������  volume of words.  The great progressive soul resent;  ���������the tyranny of custom. So does th/  criminal,  but for different roasons.  When women are emancipated, wn-ii  about the emancipation of men? Tur/  ���������jbout is fair play.  Tho Initiative lets in a horde whs?  Would never have ventured first.  Love and despair cannot occupy tbt  game heart  -    DINKELSPIEL SAYS.  Vare Ignorance vas pliaa more pe������  pies gods killed py der troUey cars.  ���������' My son, uf you vo_id be a vise chen-  tlenran. yuet led your ears grow un/  Iteeb your tongue tied mit a rope.  "Was willst du hab-en" Bomedimei;  Vneans a vife ad home midouid money'  io pay der. rent.    '���������������������������*;       ..'���������'���������'..���������*  You cah'd make a silk purse PT n  _bw'B ear ouid, und 'you; doan'd; nee/  n silk purse anyvay, so vy is der use?  If you vas kind mit der living you  doan'd haf to buy flowers for der dead.  Der man vot geds drunk on luff vakes  from his dream ouid feeling puddy  rocky und vants to schvare off: right  away, vunce.   /  Der poet says dot luff Is blind; bucY  fuff doau'd haf much drouble in findin_  some von to leed hlni around. .  Some of de besd moosicians vot leedi  der orchestra plays second fiddle py hi?  own home in.  Dare are few men vlch dey can kee\  dare troubles to demselfs. Dot Is vy  ���������e haf no many *f������!iciau___.���������N. Y.  Journal.  CO-torMsltlug Uatto-r.  The cost of the manufacture. of a  pound of butter in the creamery la ai-  ino-st entirely governed by the quan-  !*���������������/ of milk 'handled by that creamery,,  and a decrease 'in teh cost, on account  of the magnitude of the business, ia  followed by an Increase of the price-  paid to farmers for butter fat. Ono  creamery in one of the dairy counties *  ln Iowa manufactured 400,000. pounds  of butter at a cost of 1 cent per pound;;  another 639,000 pounds of butter at a.  cost of 1.2 cents. In the smaller;  creameries the cost is reported at f roan"  5 to 7 cents per pound, the average-  being 3 cents, ln creameries handling  not more than 2,250,000 pounds * of;  milk, the average cost is 2.42 cents,  and when 1,000,000 pounds are added'  the cost falls to 2.2 cents, while la.  creaimeries receiving more than 3,500,-"  COO pounds of milk, the average cosf  Is 1.79 cents.  1 When a creamery Is established, every farmer who patronizes it, or in��������� '  (tends > to patronize it, should exert*  [himself to the utmost to Increase tho  supply of milk to tho creamery. In  eo doing he will cheapen tho cost of  manufacture, and thus advance tho*  pi*ice-of-hls-own=cream.���������The attitude���������  of a few leading farmers is frequently the life or death of a struggling  creamery. If these men throw thoir  active support to tbe creamery, they  can increase the supply of milk, and  thus enable the creameryman te.gllve-.  an increased price. This Increased  price renders it comparatively easy to  secure still further ��������� patronage, .and.  In time an Industry, profitable alike  to the farmer and tbe creamery man.  will -be built up; but if tbey withdraw their support and * diecou_ftg_  their neighbors, they decrease, tha  amount of milk, and decrease tha  pries, and frequently compel the cream.  cry to close or become a mere 'skim  station.���������Wallace's Farmer.  r.lqaid Mimure.  We use half of a coal oil barrel to  place. manure In. The half barrel i������  placed on a platform high enough from  the ground bo a keg .can set under it.  An auger hole Is bored In the side near  the bottom into which a pin is fitted.  The barrel is filled almost full of manure. Water and soapsuds are poured  over the manure until the barrel la  full. When this-stands a while (34  hours will render it very strong), the  piin is removed and the lye-looking  ���������liquid runs down into the keg. This  ���������when diluted two-thirds, is a 'most  excellent fertilizer. We use it when  setting out plants, to.water the plants  (With it. After all liquid Is drained  off, the manure is scattered over tho  garden and the barrel filled with fresh  onanure. Stablo manure and sheep on  hen manure are all excellent for this*  business.������������������Bmma Clearwators.  Try to grow Quality as well as fluao*  tlty.   v -   '"��������� -f->-"  Lady Minto as Skater.  lady Minto sets an admirable example  fry her article in January number of the  "Badminton Maga���������ine" on tlie subject of  skating, though it has long been the custom of Canadians to frown down descriptions of the outdoor sports which the  snow and ice give to Canada during the  winter ninths.  The editor of the magazine rightly acclaims Lady Minto aa "m-i-ster" of tho  art of skating. Years ago in London  society she established a repute in this  respect. Kow she iiiids' h--itelf in Canada, and she realizes tliat a'tl'ougli the  skating rinks of tire West tnd are better than nothing, it is to such a. land as  Canada, with it- open-air skirting, that  the skater must go for true enjoyment.  For weeks togetlrer iu (.'-inuda clear,  frosty weather prevails, and tlie skater  need feel no anxiety le-t nrr untimely  thaw should conic and mar his pleasure.  Kotliing, as Lady JlintJ says, can surpass tire beauty of u. l_ ���������ii.'jl Canadian  winter's day.  "The tall, dark fir tree? stand up  grandly aguiii*jt the inti*:is.* blue of tha  feky, the .->uu turns tlie -Siowy landscape  into myriads of sparkling diiinoiids, and  the clear, still atmosphere is almost awe-  inspiring, so pure und spotless does Nature seem. Surely no prettier scene can  . be imagined���������the ice alive witli the skaters in tueir pictuicaquu costumes, swaying  in perfect unison to the seductive music  of the waltz, or with their partners following an intrepid couple wiio lead them  round through the fantastic arrd bewildering mazes of a marcli. skated on  much the same lines as a musical ride,  while many, shouts ot" merriiut-u- lend  the air, and the falling away of tlie less  ���������experienced skaters betrays the dilliculty  of tracking the serpentine course of the  leaders. Imagine the same, but instead  of Iflie brilliant rays of the sun, the silvery light of the "moon tlnowing dark,  mysterious shadows on-all around as the  skaters, each holding a blazing torch,  dash to and fro over the glassy surface,  sending a weird, fantastic glow as they  flit through the dim, uncertain light.  .With these surroundings, who can help  being an enthusiast?"  In this matter of skating Government  House leads the way; it possesses two  open-air rinks. No Canadian city is con*  eidercd complete without a covered rink  and even u mushroom town of three  years' growth, such as Rossland, in British Columbia, can boast of a splendid  building where many may seek relaxa*  tion and-eN cise during the inevitable  trials and excitement of a miner's exist*  ence. For another word picture we quot-i  the following:  "Sometimes at the beginning of tin  winter, before the srrow has covered tin  earth with pall of spotless white, a so  rere frost turns these mighty Camidiai  xivers and lakes into silent fields of crys  ital ice; then the skaters can'enjoy tin  supreme pleasure of gliding for iniles oi  ita clear surface, each heud of the rivei  (unfolding fresh scenes on which to feas*  "their.eyes, and as evening approaches tin  flow of the setting sun illuminates tin  '���������whole landscape with a soft, rosy hue  and the crimson ball of fire sinks bchini  ���������the pale horizon, leaving tlie vast, white  expanse in soft, gray twilight. A mon  .enchanting spectacle is scarcely conceiv  able.*'  When a wind springs up it is possibh  to sail before it at the rate of 30 mile:  ���������an hour. There is also, of course, hockej  , on the ice, and we can believe Lady Min  to when "she says that "it is a beautifu  * eight to see what absolute mastery tin  flayers have over the blade3, the light  ning speed with which they stop, turn  jump, or resume their course, perfonnin;  feats of skill and endurance with sucl  easy assurance tliat tlie spectator canno*  fail to follow each movement of tin  game .with admiration and interest.'  And no wonder tlie Canadian manages ti  reach this remarkable proficiency, foi  "the Canadian hoy can skate as soon a*  - he can walk; it matters nothing to hin  if he skates on ice or snow on the frozei  sidewalk or road; it becomes-second na  ture; his balance is perfect and his con  fidence complete." Some excellent plro  tographs illustrate the article, and ii  them Lady Minto herself figures with al  her accustomed grace and proficiency.  Anecdotal.  Spinsterbood.  Discussing old maids irr the "Centurj  Magazine," Lillian Hamilton French  wonders why it is that history and  tradition have done so little for  the" spinster except lo make hei  absurd. "Why," she asks, "has lit*  erature never enshrined her, I ask myself often���������set her apart in u corner bj  herself, as poets and philanthropists anc  great world-saviors are set, where she  can rest honored and reverenced, not ai  some special and iinsellish sister, nor yel  os a ccrtairr unmarried and devoted eou  ___in, but simply.and-witliout equivocation,  as an old maid, mi individual us necessary-* lo the world and its progress as  even the married ones? For think of all  tlie other people's children old maids  have loved und reared; of nil the homes  in which tliey have been benedictions;  of all the marriages they have helped to  bring about, and tire husbands and wives  their counsels have kept togetlrer. Think  if these tilings, ami then of how, when  no longer needed, tlrese old maids Jiavo  slipped away nnd been forgotten, like  the ashes of last year's fires."  Another of. their good traits, Miss  French points out, is that tliey nre such  good listeners, despite the fact that nobody pays any attention to their speech,  "Arid I "wonder," she adds, "considering  how many confidences men have poured  Into their ears, and how many other  things men have found to say about  them, that rrot a gentleman Iras yet been  found good and generous enough to pay  tribute to this surpassing excellence in  spinsters���������an excellence so dear to the  masculine mind. IIow many old maid  aunts, indeed, have nephews not beguiled? IIow many old-maid sisters  have not opened tlieir cars to the self-  praise of their unsuccessful brothers who  have missed n hearing at the bar, or in  the pulpit, or wherever thero was competition among men? Patient souls,  these old pinids, listening to each of us  ns a mother only listens to her own, and  mho hnve liitened so long that at last  they have Uie air of never expecting anyone lo pay attention to them. They  rcnture into speech on their own no-  eount, as timid mice into parlors, ready  on the. instant to whisk about and seek  cover again. These, though, are the old  maids for whom corners are never lacking, so eager arc tlio very least among  men to fissure themselves of a hearing  tomowherc."  One of the keenest of journalists audi  wits, Morifcz Gottleib Saphir, had the.'  better of the irate stranger against whom  JDb ran by accident at the corner of a.  street in Munich. "Beast," cried tho  offended person, without waiting for an  apology. "Thank you," said the journal-,  ist, "and mine is Saphir."  A lady was distributing tracts to the  patients in a certain military hospital,  when she was greatly shocked to hear  a soldier laughing at lier. She turned  around indignantly to reprove him, when  he said: "Why, look here, madam, you  have given mc a tract on the sin of dancing, when I've both legs shot oil'."  Tennyson invited Henry Hallnin to be  godfather to liis first boy. As t.hey were  walking up the churchyard the historian  enquired of Tennyson, "Whut name do  you mean to give" him?" "We thought  of calling him llallam," said the poet.  "Oh, had you not better call him Alfred?" modestly suggested llallain.  "Aye," replied the naive bard, "hut what  if lie should turn out' a fool!"  On one occasion, in Manchester, during thc performance of ".Macbeth," Sir  Ilenry living came to the line where he  has to suv to one of the nuuderers,  "There's blood rrpon thy fucel" The  grout tragedian stared so hard at the  uctor wiio was playing tlie "murderer"  tliat that worthy ijuite forgot lie was  acting upon t'hc board--*. "Great Scotl Is  there?" he replied, in alarm, and rushed  off the stage.  On one occasion the Pope wrote a message to be printed in a Now York newspaper, and copies were shown in advance  to prominent men hy the newspaper,  with a request for comment to bo printed  at thc same time with the document. To  tho request made of liim, the late Thomas B. lieed replied: "The overpowering  unimportance of this makes mo speechless.    I have nothing to say."  One of the most beautiful stories in all  biographical literature is tliat told of  Wendoll Phillips, the great orator. He  ���������was passionately devoted to his invalid  wife, and one day, after he had lectured,  his friends urged him not to return to  Boston that night. "Tlie last train has  left," they said, "and you will bo obliged  to take a carriage, lt will mean twelve  miles of cold riding through the sleet."  "Ah, yes," he replied, "but at tiho end of  them I shall' find Annie Phillips."  The other day a well-known actor was  showing a visitor to New York through  the Players' Club, where there is a collection ef old ale mugs used by distinguished persons. "Here," said tho Thespian who was doing the honors, "we  ���������have Edwin Booth's mug; and here is  Joseph Jefferson's mug; this is .Barrett's  imug; and here Henry Leslie's mug; hero  we have Mr. Kendal's ���������iu������- "   "Thank  heaven,"  mberrapted   the viaiter,  "that  you haven't Mrs. Kendal's musi"  Senator Hoar, at bhe Now England  dinner that was held reoently in Jt-hila-  .delphia, balked ahout New England hospitality. "It i������ better now than it used  to be," he said, "but ifc wiM still stand  improvement here and there. I remember how I-dined, net long'ago, with a  Connecticut farmer, a buy-hood fripnd of  mine. For* dinner-there warn turkey. It  was an excellent bird, .and I ate of-it  Jheartily.' I said: 'John, this turkey1 will  make a fine ' hash te-merrew.' ��������� 'Yes,  George, it will,'' the farmer, answered,'  'provided tJrat you leave off new'.'"  - - One of the difficulties ef roraities-^one  of the things that nccetmt tor the" ten-  ' dency; te selfi-hncss which has been considered a weakness of the royal easte���������is  that they so Bcldom hear the truth. For  instance, when Louis 'X_V. was once  playing at-backgammon, a. favorite game  with him, a dispute arose ne'to n'doubt-  .ful throw of the monarch.,Tlio courtiers,  appealed to by the King, snid nothing���������  not daring ,to give the verdict against  tihe King, not caring to tell too palpable  a lie. The-Comte de Grammont entered  at this awkward moment, and the King  Risked him to decide the matter. The  ���������witty courtier replied \without a mo-  jment's hesitation: "Your Majesty is in  i bhe wrong." "How," said . Louis, "can  you decide Ibofore you know the* question?" "Because," replied the count,  "had there been any doubt, all these gentlemen would have given it in favor of  your Majesty."  As a junior .counsel, Sir. Justice Hawkins was once practising before Lord  Campbell. In addressing the jury, he referred to a brougham, and pronounced  the word with two syllables���������bro'am.  "Excuse mc," said his lordship, blandly,  "but I think that instead of saying  'brough-am' you were to say "broom,*  you would be ���������' *ore intelligible to the  jury, and, mc ver, you would save a  syllable." "' ,m much obliged to your  lordship," r_ietly replied Mr. Hawkins,  and proi.r;'.(lcd to bring his address to a.  close. ?reserrtly tire judge, in summing  up, made use of the word "omnibus." In-  fetntitly-up- rose-Mr.���������Hawkins���������and -ex--  ctairucd: "Pardon me, m'lud, but I would  take tlie liberty of suggesting that instead of saying 'omnibus' yorrr lordship  would say "bus,' and you would then  be more intelligible to tire jury, and besides you would save two syllables."  It is related that while in Xew York,  Professor Lorenz one evening at dinner  was seated next to a clergyman, who  was describing to thc great Austrian how-  deplorable were moral conditions on the  East Side. "Why, professor," snid the  minister, "I 'heard an eleven-year-old girl  over there orre day step up to a boy of  about her own ago, nnd say, 'I'll lick hell  out of you.' ". Dr. Lorenz looked puzzled,  for he is not fnmi_.ii- with American  slang. "Lick," ho said; "was ist dos  'lick?'" "Why, 'lick,'" said the clergyman!, a little puzzled in return, "'lick'  is to kick*out of, to stamp out from, to  eradicate." "Oh," said the professor,  "and 'hell.' I don't know 'hell.' " "Well,  'hell' stands for all wickedness, everything that is wicked." "Yes, I see,"  slowly responded Dr. Lorenz; "the leetie  girl said to the leetie boy she would  stamp out, eradicate everything wicked  from him. But why should that he so  bod?"  Among the new uses to which paper is  being put are artificial teeth and "uppers" for boots and shoes. The old saying, "There is nothing like leather," may  some time be changed to "There's nothing like paper." At this very moment a  substantial business firm in Boston is  considering a proposition to take up the  work of manufacturing paper hats. By  and by a high hat, dress suit and shoes  rivaling patent leathers, all made of paper, may be considered quite the correct  thing. -The paper age may astonish the  world to a greater degree than any that  have preceded it.  In the center of a piece of Canadian birch timber, which recently arrived at High Wycombe, Eng., was  found a young bircli tree, 2 1-2 inches in  diameter. It had "escaped the saw, although the piece of wood was only throe  inches in thickness. Tlie young bircli  had enjoyed an independent growth, and  it is supposed that years ago a'seed fell  into; a hollow part of the old tree aird  developed into a sapling, forcing its way  up through the trunk of its parorit. The  hollow was completely filled for a distance of several yards. This curious  freak of nature is to be preserved.  So ninny members of the staff of tho  Mafeking "Mail" were lccently incapacitated at one time that the editors felt  obliged to (ipologize for the paucity of  news in a certain issue. "We are sorry,"  thoy said, "but we could not help it.  Ono of the stall had rheumatics and pnr-  tial paralysis of the shoulder, another  has had a few days' colic, and yet another could not come to work because liis  child was dangerously ill. One left without notice and paid two pounds for an  interview with the resident magistrate  in consequence, and another seized the  opportunity to break into tcctotalism,  while more terrible still, one of our best  went and got married."  Tire Chinese representative at Washington, in a recent despatch to Pckin,  stated that some' of the Chinese students in the United States had begun to  cut oil tlieir queues and to assume foreign  clothes in lieu of the flowing garb of the  Celestial Empire, ns a matter of convenience while residing in "the great Republic. His Excellency was instructed  that the queue was the badge of their  nationality, and its abolition an infringement of the laws of the Manchu dynasty. Aa the result, the students have  been ordered to resume the wearing of  the queue, on pain of being sent back to  China to be punished.  SHUBENACADIE'S FAMOUS CURE  STORY OF ALICE M. PARKER  *5-0>-  How   Bright's    Disease   was  Vanquished   by   Dodd's  Kidney, Pills  Mother of the Girl Tells the  Story in Full  Terrible Struggle With Most  Deadly of Kidney  Diseases  Conversation of Women With Men.  It does not ma tier how polite a man  may be, woman's instinct tells her when  he is bored, and that attitude of mind  on his part stimulates her to fresh efforts.. It is not conversation���������there is  precious little of that, I can tell you!���������,  but gossip and story-telling. If the stories are worth telling, the man has already heard them, as I said, and remains  bored. Then the women take more daring flights. They try to startle hiin into  some'sort" of interest, don't you sec?  They are as good women as any���������-only  fashions have changed."* Kow, ladies feel  that they too have.a right to talk of  "spades," and some of them .forget that  it- is "not advisable to call them "bl���������y  sh���������Is," as the bishop pointed out to a  curate. Tittle-tattle has been universal,  I dare say, ever since Eve had a daughter, *  and, after all. one does -not delight in  discussing burning public'* questions between courses. * It is also, true, that in  the Smart Set there does not seem to be  any interest shown in burning ipublio  .questions, so far as the ladies are concerned. They find more interest in'."spot-  ting" the exact date at which Mrs. So-  and-So put-on a little* rouge, or had her  hair "restored" to a color it "never had  been before.���������"Harper's Weekly."  ��������� ���������  Some Freak Hotel Rules.  Following arc the rules and regulations posted in the European Hotel.in  Bloonungton', III.:  Board,'50 cents per square foot"; meals  extra; breakfast ah 6, supper at 7.-  Guests are'requested not to speak to'  the dumb-waiter; guests wishing to get  up without being called can have self-  rising flour for lunch.  -Tot} responsible for diamonds, bicycles  and other valuables kept on the counter;  they should be kept under the safe.  The..office is convenient to all'connections; horses to 'hire, 25 cenU'a day.  Guests wishing to do a littlo driving  will find hammer and nails in the closet.  If the room gets too warm open the  window and see the fire escape,  ,  If you arc fond of athletics and like  good jumping, lift the mattress and see  the bed spring.  BnWb_llists desiring a littlo practice  will find i. nitcher on the stand.  If the lights ."jo orrt, take a soda���������that  is light cnoug?' _-ir any man.  Anyone trouble-' wish nightmare will  find a-'halter_ii:-t___���������r:i._ =. -  Don't worry about .. -ing your bill;  the house is supported ������ foundation.  ���������Detroit "Free Pres-*."  Step   by   Step   the   Monster  was Driven Back Till  Medical Science  Triumphed  (From Mail and Empire.)  Shubenacadie, Hants Co., N. S.,  Feb. 6.���������(Special.)���������This little town,  which has been brouglrt out of obscurity and thrust into the broad  glare of public notice by the almost  miraculous cure of a young girl of  Bright's Disease, .takes its new-found  fame with a sort of mild surprise. All  the village knows 'Alice .Maud Parker,  all thought that a few months ago  she was sick beyond the hope of recovery, that Bright's Disease had her  in its clutches, and once that monster had< fastened on a victim the  only release was death; and 'all know  that to-day. she is a comely maiden  of fifteen, with health beaming from  every feature and speaking in her every movement. Ami all have heard  time aiid again-that this remarkable  change was brought* about by that  old reliable.Canadian remedy, Dodd's  ��������� idney" Pills. Yet is it with something like surprise^ that they hear the  noise the cure has., made in the outside world. The thing, that lias come  as a revelation to the '��������� world has  come on them day by day, so gradually that they fail, to grasp, its magnitude.  BEYOND "ALL1 DOUBT.'  But. as to the "cure itself. Of that  there is no possible, doubt.* The facts  are all easily * obtained -and can be,  sworn ..to, not .only ��������� by the Parker ���������  family, but"by. a.hundred.other people who' watchedc? fthV; girl gradually  sinking into'the,'grave, and-saw her  snatched from its Very'mouth..  It was Mrs. *T.,GK-Parker that your-  correspondent* found'sat home' when  he called. ."Mrs. Parker *Ss'a,"'bright,  intelligent woman,, .-one .-whose ' brave  and* honest.'face tells tliat she^ould  act quickly * in an emergency, and^  whose every word'-and action show"  her honesty, of purpose. Her*, face  brightened" when .spoken ;to of * her  daughter's remarkable-case.. ** *  ' "Yes,"-she said', emphatically, "my  daughter had Bright's Disease in . its  worst stage. Two of'iihe best doctors  in this .vicinity gave her' up *to die.  Dodd's Kidney, Pills- cured.her." . Asked to'begin -at the*beginning, and tell  the complete story of the case,,   she.  complied willingly, for she felt, she  said, that all the world should know  how her daughter escaped from the  supposedly fatal Bright's Disease, and  that she owed her escape to Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and to no other agency.  THE MOTHER'S STORY.  "Alice," Mrs. Parker began, "was  always a delicate child from her  birth. When she was twelve years  old she was not any larger than an  ordinary child would be at eight years  old. But like many delicate children, Alice pulled along as delicate  children will, till July, 1!)00. She  was then thirteen years old. On July  7th she was taken seriously ill. lier  eyelids swelled till she could hardly  see, her legs swelled from her ankles  to her kuues. I took her to a doctor,  and he said she had Bright's Disease, and could not live long. Thc  doctor tended her for about six  weeks, but as she grew worse, I stopped the doctor and tried different  kinds of patent medicines. But ail  the time she just got worse and  worse. Her sufferings had hy this j  time become' so great tliat I again  turned to thc doctors. This time I p  tried another otic. He had no hesita- j  tion in pronouncing her disease,  Bright's Disease of the worst kind.      |  AI.ICi: MAUD IWKKCit  Whone i-miar*, ,l,lu r.enwn   from I'ri^hl**, D. _a.-c  li.t, *l*c nil Ciui-tlt t-tlkin,.-.  the disease had been thoroughly cleared out of the sjitcni. There could  only he one result. Thc Blight's Disease gradually regained its hold oa  its victim. "And," s.iid Mrs. Parker, continuing, "to our great surprise, in January,  11)02,  the swelling  I came back.  , "This time, though, I knew what  to do.  I sent at once for six   boxes  I of Dodd's Kidney Pills. She began  at once to take them, and gradually  thc dread monster fell hack before the  BELT MEASURED 48 INCHES. I (Treat remedy. By the f.n*c she had  "By this time Alice was in a ter-1 taken four boxes the swelling began  riblc state. Her belt in health meas-ito leave. This time I made no mis-  ured twenty inches. When she was at ��������� take. I kept right on with the trcat-  her worst it was forty-eight inches, j ment till every vestige of thc disease  Her flesh was hard and looked ready .'had disappeared, till my daughter was  to burst. The doctor, who was a j given back to me, not as the puny,  very nice man, said he could not; do ' delicate child she was before her  anything. It looked as if all that ��������� sickness, but as you sec her now, a  was left for my daughter was to go big, strong, healthy girl of fifteen,  on suffering till death came to her full of vim and go, ready, to hold her  relief. i own in the struggles of life.  "She   was   in   this terrible   state i    DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS DID IT.  when she chanced to read some testi-     ���������And ... thi_ -- ch to    Dodd,s  momals as to what Dodd's     Kidney   K,dnejr p,.,^  _nd   to  Ilothing    else  Pills had done for others. She showed  lhem to me, and I grasped at this  last chance to help her, as a drowning man grasps at a straw.  HOW THE CURE BEGAN.  "She" began taking Dodd's Kidney  Pills on November 25th, and before  she had finished the first box I "could  see a change for the better. By December 19th there was a marked improvement in her condition, but there  was. a large gathering across the  small of her back and ready to lance.  When it was opened it emitted a  quart of matter, besides blood and  water. Again we feared for her life,  and again the doctor warned me that  she might die at.any moment.v But  my faith in'Dodd's Kidney Pills had  grown, and all through that long  winter she took them regularly, and  under the treatment continued to gain  in sttength ^till' by. -April her back  was well, and the 'swelling had all  left her, though her urine when tested was milkey and at times it would  curdle.    '- ' ' f     '     . *  ."Still she was 'vastly improved,  and I was greatly encouraged, and  continued to give her the Pills till  November, when she appeared to he  perfectly..well, and .was growing faster than she had done in years."  ' A NEARLY FATAL MISTAKE.  At this point Mrs. Parker nearly  made a fatal mistake. She stopped  the use of Dodd's Kidney. Pills before  The doctors told me my daughter  could not live._ When they knew ��������� I  was giving her Dodd's Kidney Pills,  they said that if they cured her ii  would be one of the greatest miracles  in the world, for the like had never  been in this province or anywhere  else. And Dodd's Kidney Pills did  cure her. I gave her 70 boxes of,them  altogether, hut they gave her life in  return, and I feel that I cannot say  enough for Dodd's Kidney Pills."  THE SUMMING UP.  This is the story of the famous  Bright's Disease cure, as told by the  mother of the sufferer herself. There  can be no doubt as to 'the truth ef  the story. Scores of people corroborate it. The case was thoroughly diagnosed by skilled physicians, who unhesitatingly _ pronounced Jt Bright's  Disease.   " "->   '  Neither can there be any doubt aa  to what caused the cure. It was  Dodd's Kidney Pills. For", after the  doctors had given the patient up for  lost, Dodd's Kidney Pills were ths  only medicine used. The fact remains  that Dodd's Kidney Pills have cured  Bright's Disease. And If Dodd's Kidney Pills can and do cure Bright's  Disease, which is thc worst stage of.  Kidney-Disease, liow sure must it be  that they are a sovereign remedy for  those earlier stage-, of Kidney Disease from which thousands of the  Canadian people arc suffering?  DANGER IN THE  There are quite a number of people  wiio can look in a mirror without seeing  themselves, as others see them.  Easily Rendered.  "Th' Frineh language,*' declared Mr.  OTundcr, "is so like th' Irish thot I hev  no trouble at all, at all, fundyshtand it."  "Nonsense," eomm-ented Mr. Phleg-  gum.  "No nominee about it," asserted Mr.  O'Tunjler. "I vinture t' sa-ny there's no  ixprission in Frineh Idiot may not aisily  be ixprissed in Irish, by anv wan who is  famil-ycr wid th' two tongues."  "More  nonsense I"   wns   the  Teply   of.  Mr.   Phleggum.      "For    instance,   how  would you put 'pardonnej*. moi' in Irish 1"  "Wud ye slipcll it fer mel"  Mr. Phleggum did so.  "Tis aisy," declared Mr. OTunder.  'In Irish th' sintince wud be shpoken'  thus i 'Pardonncz Moikc.'"���������"Judae."     .  Anecdotal.  ... \  The "Pilgrim" tolls* tlie story of a woj  man property - holder in -Jew YorK;  whose agent brought her an insurance!  policy on her house. ,"You'd_ better give!  me a cheque for the premium "now," he,  said. "How much is it?" she asked. "A  little more than one hundred dollars.,  ���������Wait a minute and I 'will get .the exaoti  amount.'' "Oh, how tiresome!" said the]  lady. "And I am in suoha hurry! Tell'  the company to let it* stand, and deduot'  it'from what they will owe mo when the'  houso burns down."  When Your Heart Gives  . Warning of Distress*  Don't Neglect St.  Dr. Agnew's  Cure  for the Heart is guaranteed to give  relief in thirty minutes, and in a short  period so strengthen and restore the  heart to perfect action that tbe entire  body feels rejuvenated. An ideal rem*,  edy for Nervousness, Sleeplessness,  Neuralgia, Hot Flashes, Sick Headache, Mental Despondency and all other  ailments resulting from impoverished  nerves through lack of blood. The Rev.  Father Lord Sr., of Montreal, Canada,  says: "I had been a sufferer for 20 years  with organic heart disease, and used a  number, of remedies, both in France and  America, but could not even obtain  temporary relief. I tried Dr. Agnew's  Cure for the Heart, and was indeed  lurprised at the immediate relief I obtained. I am firmly convinced that there  ii no case of heart disease that it will  oot cure."  HumlHaUne, Disfiguring Eruptions?  If so, use Dr. Agnew's Ointment.'  No better remedy to restore the skin to  a healthful condition, Not a grease,  but a pure medicinal salve that cures  like magic. Once you use it, you will  use no other.   35 cents. No. 80  When Bernard Shaw's play, "Armsand  "the-^Mari","-was; produced'in London for"  the flrst time,'it was'well received, and  at. the fall of the curtain there were  clamorous calls for the author,' to which|  Mr. Shaw* "was at length induced to re-'  spond. The audience were still cheer-]  ing; but there was one dissentient in tho'  gallery, who was "booing" with the full  power of a pair of very strong' lungs.*  _Ir. Shaw looked up at the disturber  and said, very seriously: "Yes, sir, I  quite agree with you; but what can wo  two do ag.iinst a whole houseful?"  ���������- Apropos of mottoes on houses, a ������Mfr  respondent of the Westminster ."G!a-  zctlc" relates that a man in Scotland  wished to have cut over tlie door of a  new house the text: "My house shall bo  called a house of prayer." Ho left the  workmen to carry out his wishes during  ' his absence, arid on his return his horror  was great to iind the quotation completed, "Dut ye have made it a den of  thieves." "We had a wee thing mail*  room, yo sec, so wc just pit in tire end o'  the verse," was the explanation given by  .the Bible-loving Scot.  The recent St. Andrew's dinners, according to thc Westminster "Gii/.cttc,"  Jiave been noteworthy for the profusion  lof Scotch stories, which in several cases  Ifairly set the tables in a roar. Some of  ���������them have an ancierrt" ring, hut there is  one that is perhaps not generally known.  A doctor was attending a dangerous case  where a Scotch butler was engaged. On  ioalling in the forenoon he said to Don-  :B-d: "I hopo your master's temperature  '.is much lower to-day than it was laat  night." "I'm no' sae very sure aboot  that," replied the butler, "for ho dee'd  'this morning."  Tho traveler in Ireland will do well,  ��������� when he engages a j������unting-car, to make  sure of the step to which, in mounting,  he must trust his weight. The carman  ���������does not help him to mount. A gentle-  iraan onco sard to the driver he had en-  :gaged: "I am afraid that step is loose."  .Tlie man took hold of it and shook it  -Ah', sure" said" lie, "It's too sturong. It  isl    What are ye afraid of?"   At that  inBtant'it.came off in his hand.   But he  -burned to his fare with tho sunniest ol  smiles.   "Well, sure," said he, "didn't I  leave yer honor from a broken leg!"  '���������    A lady who had a servant somewhat  [given to curiosity, enquired, on return-  .ing from a visit one afternoon: "Did ths  jpostman   leave    any     letters,   Mary?  ^'Nothing but a postcard, ma'am." "Who  lis it from, Mary?"   "And do you think  I'd read it, ma'am?" said the girl, with  an injured air.   "Perhaps not/'Vemarked  the mistress, "but anyone who sends me  1 messages on postcards is stupid or impertinent;' _ "You'll excuse me, ma'am,"  I returned the' girl, loftily, "but" I must"  jsay that's a nice way to be talking about  I your own mother."  ���������    It is related that Sir Hiram Maxim  land his wife were recently staying at a  watering-place   on   the  Continent  and  iwhen tlio time came to pay the bill on  I leaving, tlio landlord of the hotel looked;  ! askance  at  the  proffered  check.      He 1  i knew  the name,  but hnd no  evidence'  I that the signer was the owner of it And  I Sir Hiram hnd not enough cash in his  pocket to meet tiro case.     Then Lady ,  1 Alaxim invited the proprietor to go down  ��������� to  the pier, put a  penny  in a certain  slot and  look.    And   he  saw  a "living  1 picture"  of  Sir Hiram  firing a  Maxim  [gun in the presence of the Shah of Per-  |sia.   That was conclusive. I  .    Miss Weld, in writing of the visit of  1 Tennyson to her father's house in Lon-,  jdon, savs:  "My uncle disliked an over-  display "of demonstration in public, and  snid tihat in his experience, 'When young  Jinnrricd people keep on publicly raining  '"jny dears" thick upon each other, it is  a sure sign that a quarrel is at hand.'  Akin lo this hatred of unreal all'ection  was  my  uncle's dislike  to  tlie  fulsome  ilattcry and general vapidncss of many  after-dinner speeches, and he declared to  mo that, if called on to make a speech  iwhen he felt  he had  really nothing to  ���������say, he should just rise and exclaim:  " "Out of my latitude, as I live,  Therefore no platitude���������pray forgive,'  and promptly resume his seat."  A story told of Lord Holt, who was  Lord Chief Justice of England in the  eighteenth century, shows what a deadly  enemy to wild superstition a sense of  fact may be. A man presented himself  to Lord Holt, and said: "A spirit came  to me from the other world, and told me  that in your next e__������ you must enter a  plea of nol. pros."���������that is, refusal to  prosecute. Lord Holt looked at the man  a moment nnd then smiled. "Do you  believe that such a mcct-age in.wi._r for  a human being to obey?"    "It a abso;'  rate." "And do yon believe that thi  messenger had a full knowledge of the  law of England?" "Yes, and of all law.  By following thia heaven-given advie*,  you will be doing justice." "Wei], you  tell your mc-senger if he oomes again  that he should have sent hia message ta  the attorney-general. The Lord Chiel  Justice of England never prosecutes, *xA  if the spirit Tnww^thh^ahou^th-a, - c__.t ^ 4nwTelsoine  ^ WHAT A W-M *N TH!MK3fe  >   '*___  ' The fresh yo;-.-i������ man  Is generwjjs  Hot worth his sait  _   Love may he ccs:ly won, but it ts Jta'n  always eaaily kept.  Would you ratLer ____wh.at yon. want .-  or want what yo_ _et? "  The up-to-data sirl has her monogram embroidered en tho front ot hcr-  -black silk stockm.-S.  A true face la mora desirab'.e lhan--,c -  beautiful one.  Eewai-e of tho man whose dos doer  sot follow him.  The man I-*; trii'y polite who geta,nr  to bring a chair for hfe wife.  The Mexicans say that "when a wet-  man whistles t*:e lnoiher of God  .weeps."  A woman Is nevrr sure that a net**  palr of shots arc- tho right size unlesj.  they pinch Just rr-ough.  If the truth wcr e known ahout every;���������  fcody in thla tro'M  there would be,a  ereat many star.." 13 surpi isas.  It Is a wise wc -an who knows mo.osz.  than she tells.  It doesn't need r.,v.eh roaxing to start-  Eome   peopla   to   singing   their   own  praise. - ���������  To every 'tfozen people who preach -  economy thsre is cue to practice it.-  Bad temper no*, only wrinkles tho  face but it wrink'es the heart a_ well..   .  To talk ahout P.ir.ee Charniias may.- .  he all very well, hut a .!il =t-.'ds it,  much better chance    of    ai_t.-ii_.oniaU    .  happiness if _he pick*-   cat   a    plaii-,  every-day man, v������l*o cpu earn e_c__.j_,  to pay the rent and btoie urlls.  Our best fritnds are the ones who let*  cs act crumpy when we feel like it:***-*-.  Happy the) nan who is a hero to h-**.  own family.  One kind "Word spoken Is worth two**---  left unsaid.  A man festo very cheap when t*3.  gives himsaM away.  Borne woman marry only to become-c  superior Mat of maid-of-all-work. _.,  You are n*ver -sorry when you haire  -refrained from saying something mean,   _  -   LACE  ������A      , Iron lie* Oa the right side first, then-   -  on the wrong side, to throw up tha _.  pattern.  When inning laces, cover themwWi--  clean whit* tissue paper. This pre- -  vents the ihlny look seen on w_.s_._4ir  itce.  When putting Ia-.os away, fold as lit*** -  tie an pos������lb_e.    A  good  plan is-_t������-^*-   *  ���������wind lt round 1 card, as they do in.t_t_.__-.- -  shops.  *  Use eornflo-nr   instead of   ordinate -.  starch for stlflenins lace*:.   This maxea-*.-.- '  them firm, and does not detract frcnt,-_ -  the "lacy" appearance.  After "getting up" laces do not leav***-  them to air tn a damp place���������round th������-.   ,  Are when the kettle is boiling, for in-***-..>  '  stance.   This robs them of their fresfca-r  ness and makes them look limp.  All laces, before ueing ironed, shoal^ <.  he carefully pulled out, *e_ch point re^r  ceivinc attention.   You will be rep  *oc your trouble, as the face will IoqH  twice as nice and ___t_ clean, a muti  lancer time. _ J&.  SOME DON'TS  .  Iton't forget to keep  to tha  .whether riding or walking.  Don't elbow* people, or, if you do_ttE?  unwillingly, aicut-e yourself. J. . t  , Don't stars at people or laugh., i^*:-  Cbelr peculiarities. /f  Don't carry your cane or trmbr_U-g_-  co as to render it dangerous. *  Don't occupy any more space i*-*t-_j_-  car than yc_-__e entitled to.  * *?  Don't talk.at a theatre or e__eer������*-_r  ���������While tha pet_orma*ics is going oaj/r.sc_^  Don't saploz'ire vrhen. shaking,-  hands with Soar gloves on. -1  ��������� Don't fonret to render all necessai^^/ -  service to any one m need of them.. -���������*���������  Don't ba in hri_te to Introduce. F___&*.-*  out flrst If it Is mutually asrees-.ble._v  Don't rush for a seat in a. car e*yji.i  theatre. * >t  ,  Don't tell stories of a doubtful __as>j������x  ccter.    , .* il  Don't lfttenr.pt:    don't conttidlrt^i.  I  '���������SI  -     *ja  Vmi  English  law  he would know ��������� simpla ; .  thing like that" '   "  The volume ef taxation would bs  coneolerably greater in Paris but far  the fact_that_many__f_nc_t_ons__whlch_  ire ln New York chargeeble to muni-  cipal expenses are ln the French capital paid for frosa national a>ipropr_fc-  He Offered Her  His Heart.  "But do you take Dr  Agnew's Cure ? If not, you  know, I couldD't risk accepting  it" she sard.  She is wise. His heart may  be disordered and his life in  danger.  No matter how strong his  heart is, Dr. Agnew's Heart  Cure will make it stronger and  his system healthi������*r. No matter how weak from any di-tat*.,  it would put him on his feet  physically.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets  give the ttonmch a vacation by digesting the food for it. 1-ineapple  will digest beef or the greasieft of  food. Dyspeptics cat heartily and  laugh and grow fat while getting  enred bv this cure.   I .ici-SSc.       M  Don't tell loug stories, evaa. wfefl  "asked ta -.-'���������*:  i Don't WW itong phrases. ���������"*"- --  'WHAT ITIS  J__L_VM_������>llt_o__a_R_ckefrfle*e_  pen a fe-wltnes of loealcap aid ft-b-a-t-*-  comas worth anywhere from IS.MO.OOaK^  to 13-9,000,000.   '.hat Is capital ;'  . The United Stitrs can tak������ nn <H*me*--_*  nnd a fraction cr gold 19-S stamp *c:  "sereamar" and SCO upon It. That iffv:  money.  A good mechr.'i'o can tafia* IB wortS-*.  of raw materia! _:. I  turn Tt   Into   aa'_  artlclo worth $10 cr **20.   TM-is skill.;     ,  . An editor can '. ke the lo*^j-~lndedTt  article  ot  an  it   ..rant correspondent  and cut It down ���������* > a few correct lints  of readable ccc*.:.*.on sense.    That ia-  bralns.  , A inerofeaitt ci- buy an article for 50f  cents and sell it for $1. That is bru-,  lmss. 1 *"'���������" f  . A lawyer can t 'k :cn minutes with ai  client and ohars= hi". JoO.-Thst Is un.-*.'  reason abla. ;  A lady can l;uv a hat or hornet fgy  flO or 115, but vou'd rather- pay *f*-Q������ -  That ia foolishness. ** f  A laborer can work ten hours a das--  and handle ten to-**-* of rock or othesjv  tnaterial for tl.   That is unjust      4r  POINTED PARAGRAPHS  ���������All Is no* beer that is bitter.  *V    -,  Overtalh   tires   more   people   thafit    '  overwork.  Hospital tfflllellns contain*-he news:  ef the weak. -  I A vain woman is like n street pTmn������ ���������  sha is toll of aii-3.  I "Every man who isn't prominent in***-  aginee ba will be some day. -.  A spinster can't learn to plajr the*fflB*>  lln unless she has a bea_. 1  > Talk ia rather cheap, bnt tome pec*,  pie hnftt m, mania for trying ta mon__<-������-  Uselt %  If yoa would keep your enemies ttem  knowing any harm ot M5W*������"Hg������  your friends know tax, ������������������������������������_���������__���������    _X*- m.|fTr__ira_*  ���������**���������*(__.  ITS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION,  ITS LUMBERING, MINING  AND RAILROADING,  WILL MAKE REVELSTOKE  The Largest City in the Interior of  British Columbia.  _*--  _*������������������  ____  e**-  WE WISH TO CALL THE ATTENTION OF SPECULATORS  to the Fact that Great Opportunities Exist to Make Money in Real  Estate. Lots that sold four yeajs ago for $50 are worth to-day $1,500  and values in tlie future will increase more rapidly than in thc past.  -*������������������������������������*������  -___  (9E������-  THE   SMELTER   TOWNSITE  CONTAINS THE VERY CHOICEST BUSINESS   LOCATIONS  IN THE CITY OF REVELSTOKE.  6***-  Special Inducements Offered to Home Builders  We have given you the tip.  Don't fail to take advantage of it.  T TnTiCrTQ   T2"Dr\Q   LOCAL AGENTS,  XJ.EI W ID   JDltiL/O. REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ^^iUtttiiiUtiUiti^^^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Thl-ibday. May 21,1003.  VICTORIA DAY.  There ave very fe������" of the Knglish  speaking race who do not remember  -.villi pride Mny 2U.li. lSlfl, for then  cormneruieu in comparative obscurity  a life which was to close iii solemn  splendour on 22nd January, 1001.  Victoria tlie Good will ever lie the  most honored name in the archives nf  British history," and. as on Monday  next, we join in celebrating VicLoria  Day it will be as citizens of a far  larger- and more cohesive empire than  lionoied Britain's Hug at tlie birth of  the late Queen.  And the growth of Imperial loyalty  has been in no  small   measure due to  the life and actions   of Victoria, for of  all the leaders of the British democracy  she was unquestionably the  greatest.  She never feared her people, she nevei  hesit.-ited to  part  with private prejudice*, on tlieir behalf, and .'through all  the  changes of more than sixty years  preserved lhe monarchy of  Britain to  be a source bf strength and inspiration  to the empire.   Thus   she  achieved  a  work which   no publicist   could   have  devised and no statesman have forseen.  '���������3h_ wrought her people lasting good." "  LOCAL NEEDS  In another column an interview  with Thos. Taylor, .I.P.P., shows that  he is pressing upon the Government  the necessities of Kevelstoke and  'vicinity. A ferry across the river,  aid towards the inception cf a manual  -training school ..nnd.assistance  tothe  projected tramway round Death  Kapids are all matters nf vital im-  l*oitance to this city, -.nd the Board of  Trade and City Council should see to  it that his effort- be strengthened in  every way possible. This object might  lie achieved by the calling of a public  meeting aud passing resolutions endorsing the local member'���������* views, but  . whatever is done must be done  'quickly to secure action this session.  THE DIAMOND DRILL.  -  This instrument lias, since its  invention.been a most valuable adjunct  to scientific mining, and, as its use is  becoming more extended, many rich  ore bodies have been discovered where  their existence was little suspected.  The latest development. of this  character we have noticed in British  Columbia is the location of a valuable  body of ore some three hundred feet  below the piesent workings of the  Le Roi.  The use of the diamond drill is  almost* self evident. Suppose surface  indications show what appears to be a  mineral body of economic value, its  permanence can be easily determined  by prospecting holes sunk, at a  comparatively small expense, by the  instrument in question. In the case  of a fault occurring on a vein in  underground workings the ore can be  relocated by the diamond drill without  the inevitable dead work seeking it,  even under the most competent  niaiiagement, by crosscuts or sinking.  Access to the use of such instruments  would be of great benefit to Kootenay  prospectors. If they were able to lay  before capitalists not only assays  showing good surface indications but,  in addition, drill cores showing character of rock hundreds of feet below  the surface, it is evident thu speculative feature or mining would lie  greatly reduced. And not only this,  the man with the pick and drill would  receive a much higher figure for his  prospect, or for an interest in it on a  development basis.  Such being tbe case, the question  naturally arises, should not the  Government assist irr the best way  possible the prospecting of our mineral  lands? Yes, must certainly he tlie  answer. Ami irr what way could **uch  assistance lie better giv-������n than by  providing, under proper safeguards,  that prospectors could have access to  diamond drills for pros pec Ling work  on their mineral claims. Tliis subject  is not n. new one but seems recently to  have dropped out of sight.  Our reason for taking up the matter  'is very easily explained. We think it  would be -not only a boon to  prospectors, bub also a good business  proposition, for the Government to  purchase a number of the smaller class  nf diamond drills, say, one or two for  each mining division where prospecting for lode mines is actively engaged  in. Such instruments could be placed  in the cave of the Mining Recorder and  loaned at a small figure to reliable men  for exploitation purposes, proper  conditions being ur-ide for return in  good order. If objection were made  to this method of assisting prospectors,  we have no hesitation in saying that  if the Government had a number of  diamond drills, and experienced men.  engaged to run them, the Department  of Mines would be deluged by applications for such service from men ready  and willing to pay the necessary  expense. We commend tire foregoing  suggestions to thecareful consideration  of the Government.  THE GRAND TRUNK  PACIFIC BILL,  It is admitted on all hands that  another transcontinental road would  lie of advantage to tbe Dominion, and  also that to secure its construction 11  reasonable subsidy might lie given  from the public funds. As such a  proposition, thc Grand Trunk Pacific  Bill now before the Federal Parliament should he criticised in no carping  spirit; hut experience wilh other  railway measures has shown thai*  every detail of a scheme of this kind  should be carefully scrutinized. The  measure affects this Province .is no  Bill of recent years could have done.  If thc present proposals are carried  out it will mean for British Columbia  at some time two other transpro-  vincial railways, one entering via*  Yellowlicad Pass and terminating at  Bute Inlet, and the other entering  through the Peace Kiver Pass and  ending at Fort Simpson. Tlie two  branches in this Province are foreshadowed by the recent declaration  of Sir Rivers Wilson that from Edmonton both the routes indicated  would be utilized under the proposed  charter.  Beyond a forecast hy Mr. Tarte in  LaPatrie, we are unacquainted with  what aid is promised.   His statement,  however, was that there would   be   a  cash subsidy of $fi000 per luile'foi* 3000  miles,   or   $15,000,000   in   all.   witli a  further   Dominion   guarantee    of interest at a. snllicient   rate   to   secure  flotation upon   a  capital   of  .<t>30,000,-  000.   As no present Minister lias made  any   statement   as   to   the proposed  subsidy we will not, at present,   make  any reference   to   the   terms  beyond  slating   that   if   the   amounts   given  above are even approximately correct  only very limited Provincialassistiince  should be given, if any at all.  ��������� Btrt the construction of railways in  the north is   au   urgent necessity for  British   Columbia,   and   it   is  to this  phase of the matter we wish to direct  attention.    When the Bill in question  was before the   Railway   Committee  311'. C. .1. Hayes, General Manager of  tire Grand Trunk Railway, stated that  construction   would   be    commenced  from Winnipeg and continued east as  that section of the country  was  more  irr need of  immediate   transportation  facilities ��������� than   any   other.       Such a  statement was not in accordance with  I the facts aud yet we do   not   find the  representatives from British Columbia  calling   attention   to   our   provincial  needs.      If the Grand Ti unk Pacific is  to be of material good to this Province  without our   waiting   ii   considerable  number of years,-provision   urust   lie  made   for     concurrent    construction  from the Pacific coast.   And in urging  the inclusion   of   a   clause  in the Bill  providing   this   Messrs.    Tenipleman,  Galliher.   McPherson.   Morrison   and  Riley���������who   have   tbe    ear    of    the  Government���������would have   only   lieen  doing their duty.     But no, when this  important matter was under discussion  tbey were conspicuous   by   tlieir   absence and  fet   the   committee   decide  practically   without   discussion,   that  _construct.ion_frc*im_\Vinnij*ieg_e.-LS_t_ _v*i__  the only   necessity   for   the   present,  British Columbia being left ont in  the  culd.    Tho Quebec and other  Atlantic  coast representatives   were   there   in  force to see about the eastern terminus  hut the Pacific members never opened  their   mouths.      On   one   memorable  occasion   Sir   Wilfrid   Laurier    telegraphed "Tlie views of Liberals in tbe  west shall prevail," and wc can hardly  blame him ^if he   considers   that   the  western members  silence  signified no  particular views on the subject.  This matter must he taken up by  the local House and other public  bodies in British Columbia. Let us  impress on tlie Dominion Government  that constructions of the Grand  Trunk Pacific must be begun in this  Province as soon as, if not sooner  than anywhere else, and, if our  representations are made with  sufficient force, wc believe the charter  will be hung up until such a necessary  provision is inserted.  LEGAL  1/E MA.STRE ���������_ SCOTT.  Barrister*:, Solicitors, Etc.  Kevelstoke, II. C.  ..M.Scott,ii.A.,__._.   "iV.do l'.l<* Maistre, M.A  JJARVEY, M'CAItTEt A PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Ete.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada.  CompHiiv funds to loan at8 percent.  Firm* Street, Revelstoke B. C.  SOCIETIES.  Interesting.  An event of exception i ntrrest is the  future engagement at the Opera  House of "A Wise Woman." n musical  comedy fares in 3 nets, it is said that  the instantaneous hit the piece made  has led to the cancellation of many  one night stands in which it was  hooked so as to enable tbe manager  to aec.pt contracts offered in the  larger cities. The engagement in this  city will be kept as Manager Tupping  has an iron clad contract to this effect.  Reel Rose Decree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays of each month; White Rose Decree  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellows Hall.   Visitine brethren welcome  Dr.. CARRUTHERS, T.B.BAKER,  President. Act. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Regular meetings are held in the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  '������������ ED. AD_IR, W.M.  \V. JOHNSTON, Rec.-Sec.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  EET3   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  in   Oddfellows'    Hall   at 8  o'clock.     Visiting   Knights  are  cordially invited.  B. VAN IIOBNE, C. C.  G. II. BROCK, K. ofR. .tS.  H. COOKE, Master of Finance.  J    A. KII'.K.  Domini n and Provincial Land Surveyor.  r_ve_stok_7b7c7  MOSCROP   BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating.   Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.,  Pipes. Valves and'Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  NOW OPEN  FOR  BUSINESS  PHOTOGRPAPH    8TUDIO  Give me ft call.     .Sc. .samples and gut price*.  STA.MI' PHOTOS A SPKCIAI.TV.  VV. B. FLEMING,  Over K<X/t������!H_-r .Mail Office.  PATENTS  IPROMPTLY 5ECUREP1  UNION HOTEL  FIRST CLASS $2  PER DAY HOUSE  Choloo Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUCHT0N, Prep. ������!._t.  m &S* UNION *-S#  ������   Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  M H. A. BROWN,   Prop. &  Brands:  M OUR  SPECIAL  and THE  UNION m  |p ���������   - .'���������:������������������ (������||  ' ALL  GOODS   UNION   MADE  (Ml  Jas. I. Woodrow  ���������pUTOHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beei, Pork,.  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled  CorKeiru������sw1et-. EBYBMSOKB, B.<_  { THE " UNION" {  t  I   TAILOR SHOP HAS  IT  <*  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  **<  *  *  ���������*  ���������**  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  **  ���������*  ���������*������  itisiswSXsXSi*������������^^  Just what you want for a nobby  Sprincj Suit or Ovei coat.  Woolens���������Tlie best unci most com-  lilete ran^e ever shown in KcvulsLoke  uefoi e.  Prices right consistent witli good  material and workmanship.  Cut stylish nnd up-to-date by a competent cutter, Union made and a  guarantee of good and honest work.  M.A.WILSON,  Graduate of Mitchell'.** School of Garment Cutting, New York.  "Establishment���������Next McCaity Mock.  Boats for Sale  Made to Order  A first class boat builder with a l.-irg*e  experience in their construction on the  Coast is prepared to received orders for  boats for river and lake use. * Information  ind particulars can.be obtained on application at the Herald office.  WOOD  Wood for sale including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  All  orders left at W   M. Lawrence's  will  receive prompt attention.  W. FLEMING.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  ���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^������*^#*^#-^:^*^#^*^*^0"^##*## tyty  $  ty THE  f_.SOUTHERN  3"  ���������4 THE C0&5KU SECTION OF AMERICA.  If you want to locate in the most prosperous state  of the Union; the one iii which there are the most  cotton factories, furniture factories and diversifisd  factories of all kinds.  Write to  nl. Patrick  ty Pinebiuff, N. C.  i*frf tfri t*fri A-t_L_-fo*t t-h rfri *^m ****fr* -^a '**��������� *^' *^*������ ���������**��������� ���������*** ***��������� -***fr* ���������*fr- ���������*'-**��������� _______________________________  l4*T **p >+������ ������4_i t&^rf&vp l4*-a lV lV W lV lV lV lV lV W lV WW WW  | '    ��������� - I IN ��������� '���������      ��������� ������������������'    '-������������������    ���������Ml.��������� . I- I    ... ��������� , I , |        .������������������    I ________������������������--���������_���������-**-���������___���������-������������������������������������  SUITS   FOR  THE   BOYS:!  $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 v ercoats for $2 25  !EDWARD J. BOURNE,;!  '" .... Bourne Bros.'Old Stand.      \\  I  Revelstoke Station  II  PUKE BUS  MEUTS ALL TRAINS.       \  KKASONAHL13 HATES  ,1**IHST CLASS   ACCOMMOnATION.  ELECTIUC BELLS AND LIGHT IN EVERY ROOM.  W. M. BROWN,   -   Prop.  ll.Ul WELL SUPPLIED BY THE CHOICEST  WINES,  LIQUORS AND CIGAIiS . .*   ��������� HOURLY STREET CAR  MEETS ALL TRAINS.    ,  By Royal  1848  Warrants  1901  JOHN    BEGG'S  Royal   Lochnagar  BALMORAL  WHISKEY  8COTLAND  By appointment to His Majesty the King*,, 1901.       -  By appointment to Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria, 1848-1900.  Revelstoke Wine & Spirit Cempany, Limited, Agents.  SIBBALD & FIELD,  _ft_o-:__:i_rTS _-*���������_������������������������������������_������������������-  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SI'KClAl.TIKS :  I'.xaminatlon ami repiirts un Mining  J .opeitlu.  .Hpefific'ition   null f.'oiutriictlun o  .Milling ilac*)iinery.  JIM   TeiU   of  Oreii and   Concentrate*.  lit-fonl McK-lll C������<le:  COWAN' HI.OC'K, Revol ������toke, U. C.  ff-S  W  w>  Real Estate  FINANCIAL-!  Insurance  COAL FOR SALE,  n. P. n. TOWNSITE,  IIAKA TOWNSITE.  Ci Kit It AIID TOWNSITE.  CAMBORNE TOWNSITJE,  Canada Permanent & Western  Gtiiiiula. Mortgage Corporation.  Colonial Investment and Loan Company.  ~7SuiTFireT Cale-oniaiTFIre^      'XtliTrftS  Canadian Fire.   Mercantile Fire.    Northern Klre.  -! Guardian -ire.   Manchester Fire.   Great Went Life.  Ocean, Accident and Guarantee.   Confederation Life  = ^Canadian Accident Assurance Co.   Connecticut Fire :  HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT.    '  CONVEYANCINQ. 1  J. D. SIBBALD, Notary Public  REVELSTOKE. B. C.  CHAS. M. FIELD.  i\ ���������*-"������������������������ *-"  4  Write for our Inf .restltnv; bookm " Invent-,  or'* Help" nnd " How you are ������wlndled."  Send 111 n rough (ketch or model of ^our In-,  vention orimprovement find wc will tell youf  free our opinion nn to whether it li probably.  Eatei.tabic. Rejected application! hnve often  ceil Mtcce-Kfully pronecuted by ui. We  conduct fully equipped offices In Montreal  and Wa-ill In ({ton ; thimiunlifies us to prompt-,  ly diipntch work nnd quickly secure I'ntent-i  as bro id ns the invention. Ilff(lie������t reference*,  furniihcd. 7  I'stenti procured through Marlon SMil  rion receive special notice without charge in /  over 100 newspapers distributed throughout (  the Dominion. ���������     1  Specialty:���������Patent business of Manilla. ?  turersaiidKiigincers. (  MARION & MARION  . Patent Experts and Solicitors, I  /nHir*.- i New York Life B'ld'ir, nontrealif  ������������?*���������   I   AHantlcBldf^W^rtifiigtonDX^  ****************l������t I"111*  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & GiLMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.      Established 1890  I  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Tasts mado up to 2,000lbs.  A specialty made of checki-g Smeltor  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mall or  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Ft������������������f������������������l"W"Mi;M"l!������������_������������-������������  Daily  TO CAMBORNE AND GOLDFIELDS FROM BEATON  Shortest and Host Direct Route to the Pish River Gold Camps.  Daily Stage leaves liealon fnr Gold Camps mi arrival of '"Boats  at  13  o'clock  nora,  arriving at destination that same afternoon.  fttul.lfrt   Hupplied   with   Single,   Double,   Saddle and Pack Horses and Freight Teasss  for any part of the Uiitriot.  ANDREW M. CRAIG,  Proprietor.  ���������w  x _=_:___.v-___ it 1.  The largest stock of the latest WATCHES,.  CLOCKS, KINGS, SILVER WARE, OUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY,"Etc.  My many years' experience enables me to buy  goods at the right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at reasonable prices.  JV C_3-TJ-_r   _3___._=t_3____=t.  WATCH REPAIRING A BP'-CIALTY. r?B>  NOTE AND COMMENT.  According lo Hon. Sydney Fisher,  who 1ms inst ictiunt'ii from Jupiin,  there in a large market open in I hut  country for Ciiiiailiiiu Hour, pulp,  lumber and rtiinitui*e. He forgot to  mention salmon which has been  steadily exported from the const for  sumo years.  If Hon. J. I. Turte's correspondence  to Ln, Patrie is relntlile the Dominion  Government will give l he Grand Trunk  Pacini: a bonus of $5,000 n mile lor  3000 miles, a total ol $15,000,000. There  will also he a government, gii'triintee  of interest on another $30,000,000,  steel industry as a mirage. If this  sort of thing goes on Andy will either  die rich or burn up his dough.  Simon Leiser, of Victoria, B. C,  made a suggestion to the Labour  Commission that the Dominion government take a hand in settling Dunsmuir- labour troubles. Whereat  Chief Justice Hunter, the President,  said they would have to know something moro about the west than they  do at present. Proof positive of a  deep seated feeling of injustice among  provincial liberals. If a sermon were  in order in this column a flue text  would he " Do good to them that  despiteful!)* use you."  Hon. W. C. Wells let hia colleagues  in tho cabinet, think, for a month after  liis return from Montreal, that the  deal had bevn consummated and the  Crown grants delivered to the C. and  W. Railway. Then he casually informed Prentice who casually told  Dunsmuir. Which proves that you  uuist use lorfg ropes to haul things  out of Wells.  SHAFTS AND STOPES  R. F. Tolmie's appointment as  deputy minister of mine's, was gazetted  last weak, which shows conclusively  tnat the Herald's contention as to  his previous tenure of office being  illegal was correct.  No one called the Mail's five dollar  bluff for a news item, consequently  "our esteemed" hnd no news:  A sheet called the Kootenay Mall.  Saw news for its news column* fail,  Though it offered a prize  Five dollars in size  For an item Ihat wasn't quite stale.  In .connection with the article in  the Herald last week regaiding the  Flathead river coal oil lands, just  ���������outh of the line these fields are being  exploited hy Montana capitalists.  Two holes have been bored nearly  1000 feet, and a third plant, with COOO  feet capacity, will start at once. In  Montana the wells are in the ground;  in-B. C, unfortunately, Wells is in  the cabinet.  That man Greenshields has bobbed up  again in the C. & W. investigation.  But he was too tough a proposition for  even the C. P. R. Now the question  arises-what had the .C. & W. to do  with the New- Westminster bridge?  That's what his  fees were charged to.  * "Very many of   the evils that afflict  society nre the result of- the pettiness  or the cupidity of little.men."���������Toron  to Globe. * Wells is a little man.  "'- Fire caused the destruction of about  $600,000worth"of property in Ottawa  last week. This is the second big fire  since the Liberals came into power.  The Musical Cycle has come and  gone but a letter from C. A. E. Harris  to the- New Westminster conductor  foreshadows another transcontinental  concert series next year. Are there  not enough music lovers.in Kootenay  who will practice separately but unite  on one place for a production in the  interior? All needy is energy and a  little self sacrifice.  Fish River  Contractors Bodine and Thompson  are progressing well with the intermediate tunnel on the Beatrice. From  all indications the ore body will be  struck shortly.  It is practically certain the ten  stamp mill on the Eva will be in  operation hy the beginning of next  month.' All preparations, including  right of way dam, etc., outside the  mill itself havo already been completed.  On tire Goldfinch at Goldfields  Manager Blackwell is rushing development with all speed. Large quantities  of $20 to $30 quartz are being blocked  out and when the mill starts running  steadily, about June oth, there will  be a large output of gold.  Many miners nre going in to work  the high grade free gold properties in  this camp. . Goldfields and Camborne  are growing i*apidly.  SLOCAN  Ore shipments to May 15th were  5S00 tons.  The Payne Company held.its meeting in Montreal the other day when  the manager submitted a most satisfactory report. He expects the new  mill to be running by 1st June, and  states that the present average of 300  tons of high grade concentrates per  month will be greatly augmented in  the near future.  Frank Pyman is progressing well  with his contract for the tunnel on  the Capella.  c* BOUNDARY  The Old Ironsides and Knob Hill  have now been connected by No 3  tunnel of the. Granby, workings.  It is reported that a six " inch vein  of telluride ore has been found in the  E plurihus unum mine, -Greenwood,  which runs $3140.00 to the ton.  ���������- The new' Superintendent of the  Mother Lode smelter at Greenwood,  is J. E. McAllister. He formerly  occupied a similar position nt Copper-  ville, Tenn. ' ���������   ' '  The Suowshoe is gradually extending development and employing more  men. About 1st June shipments to  the Sunset will be resumed.  ROSSLAND  The Le Roi has been conducting  diamond drill prospecting for ' some  time. The latest result is the location  of a remarkably rich body of ore some  300 feet below the present workings.  Dept. of Publicity.  Whenever  an   exhibition   like  th  World's   Fair,   or   Pan-American    is  mooted    theiv  first    department   to  receive attention  is   the   Department  of Publicity.     Its duty is to advertise  the attractions to he shown, the goods  to   be  sold   and   tho  why  and  the  wherefore generally of tho  fair.     In  the same way   overy   community   of  any   size    has    its    Department  of  Publicity   in   the  shape  of  the local  paper.       In   it   should   be given the  attractions of the city, the sources  of  its importance, and last, but not least,  tho goods for sale   hy   its   merchants.  The Hkkald is   the   Department  of  Publicity in Revclstokn and   vicinity.  It is read bv   everybody   nnd eagerly  looked  for.     Don't   forgot   that   the  Department of Publicity is the   high  road to success.  ./  WANTED  GOOD CARPENTERS  EXPERIKNCKD  CARPENTKRS ami  Frame���������  for Mill Work nt Arrowhead.   Address W.J.  I.l'nOATK, Arrowhead.  23-tf.  NEW  BAKERY  is now open on Mckenzie ave.  The uiulerMigiiLMl l>i������;-t tn auk a fair share uf  Public I'atroimge.  Home Made Bread  A Specialty.  -00NFE0TI0NERV AND  0AKES OF AU KINDS.���������  A. E. BENNISON,  Mackenzie Arc.  BOOT AND SHOE  REPAIRING.  I hnve opened up a Boot and  Shoe Repairing Shop, opposite the Climax Hotel, and  will he pleased to receive a  share of the Custom work of  the City, Special attention  given to the lepairing of  Slices for Railway work.  JARVIS H. ARMSTRONG,  Opposite Climax Hotel.  GOLDFIELDS  POSSIBILITIES..  ^H*B!__________________________________________________________^^  If you are looking1 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.  REAL ESTATE  AT GROUND FLOOR PRICES  Are you looking* for Business Lots, Residential  Lots, or other Real Estate? Goldfields is the  Payroll Centre and Resident Town of the  Famous Fish River Free Milling Gold Camp,  and has a Future unequalled by any other  Town in the "West.  For Terms and Particulars Write  ROGER   F.   PERRY.   Manager,   Goldfields,   B. C.  Kven in democratic Australia labor  legislation is ineffective as witness the  far reaching strike in tlie state of  Victoria. - After all, it is very probable  th_t the solution offered by.Carlyle is  the true one. Politicia'tis'aiid thinkers  should study "Fast and Present."  There is a pretty fight going on at  the coast  regarding the proposed use  ��������� of fl������h traps   in   the salmon industry.  R.   G.   Mucphersoir   was   quoted    as  saying that- B.    C.     members    ware  unanimous against tlieir introduction  Senator Templeman's paper, the Vic*  "toria- Tinies7^rribes"~to remaik-that  "Bob" is fibbing. Behold how good  and joyful a'thing it is for brethren  to dwell togetherin unity.  Tha Canadian Northern have sold  3,000,000 acres of their Manitoba**! land  grant at $4 an acre. Wu merely  record this fact to remind Herald  readers thnt; when lhe big grab was  proposed in this Province, Wells and  the gang said our laud was only worth  two bits. A new reading of the  Bryanrte ilogan, 10 to 1, wilh B. C.  as the one.  How do Canadian free traders like  the present-position in Britain as to  the corn product tax? The Government has been compelled to modify  its proposal, and only abrogate the  duty on raw material. Chamberlain  said twenty years ago that the old  country would return to protection, or  else move towards an Imperial zollev-  erern, and -yet there are blatant  howlers who all along have denied it.  Joe's all right.  Peanuts and how They Grow.  The peanuts have a national  reputation, in fact it is known the  world over. Coney Island, Revere  Beach or the hundreds of summer  excursion grounds would not be complete if there was not the peanut and  the peanut vendors. The circus  would lose a part of its attraction if  the hot parched peanuts were not on  sale. They are mostly grown in the  states of Virginia and North Carolina  on the Seaboard Air Line Railway,  the great through line between New  York and Jacksonville, Fla. The  peanuts   are. being   grown   to   some  TO  RENT . .  That well known Stopping  Place   in the  Big   Bend  , known as  Boyd's  Ranche  <���������>    ������������������  For full particulars; as to  terms, etc., apply to -"'  Harvey,  McCarter  & Pinkham.  NOTICE.  Notice la hereby given that 30 days alter  date I Intend ij* to make application to  the Chief i ommlssloner blLands and Works  for a special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  situated In East Kootenay District, B. C. :���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of thc Columbia river, just above the  mouth of i ummins creek, and marked "J. R.  McClecry's south east corner." thence north  SO chains, thence west 80 cha ns, thence couth  8 < chains, thence cast 80 chainB to the place of  beginning. . ,  . Dated this 5th day of May, 1903.  J. R. MeCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I Intend to mike application to tbe, Uhlef  Commissioner of Lands and Works for aspecial  license to cut and carry away timber from  the following described lands situated in  West Kuotenay District, B. C. ;���������  "Commencing at a post planted on the west  bank of the Columbia river, just below the  mouth of Eight Mile creek (below Canoe  river) and marked "R. S. Butler's south cast  corner," thence west 80 pliain.*-*, thence north  80 chains, thence east 80 chai;..-, thonce south  80 cl nins to initial post.  Dated this 23rd"day of   prll, 1903.  ���������i  '   ��������� "** "'       P.. S. BV  LE������.  NOTICE.  A novel experiment is being made  by the British admiralty, that of  ���������toring coal for naval purposes under  water. First thing we know some  high spots in the ocean beds will be  coral led as submarine colonies. As  Mark Twain said regarding the Em -  pire, "Blessed are the meek for they  khall inherit the earth."  Sydney, O.B., has thrown Carnegie's  gold brick in the old reprobate's face.  He characterised the Sydney iron and  extent' by the Northern immigrants  who have settled at Pinebiuff, N. C.,  the new winter health resort located  just six miles South of Southern Pines  the famous winter resort wher*  thousands of Northerners go each  winter. The peanuts grow on a little  plant that looks like it might be a  cross between the sweet potato and  tomato vine. The peanut, like the  tomato, has a- blossom on the vine,  from the blossom shoots downward a  needlelike branch that enters the  ground and from tlie tip end, soon  after it enters the soil, begins to form  a little soft oblong pod that finally  develops into the full grown peanut.  The vine spreads out on the ground  somewhat similar to a cucumber,  covering, however, a space much  smaller than the cucumber, only about  two feet in diameter. Tlie settlers at  Pinebiuff have sent up North specimen vines of the peanuts to their  friends, and they have been shown  around wilh much interest; and  recently there has been a demand for  the vine from the schools up North  so as to show an object lesson to the  children and many of the vines have  been furnished the schools by John  T. Patrick, Agent of the Seaboard Air  Line Railway, located at Pinebiuff.  A demand has been made on him by  the schools for cotton plants as they  grow and rice as well as peanuts, and  he has promptly responded to their  demand, in fact Mr. Patrick has added  many interesting specimens to the  schools and private collections North.  Ho has a private collection at Pinebiuff  r'orth going South to see.  Notice is hereby given that thirtv  Ihvs nlt-cr dale I Intend to make  application to the Chiel Commissioner uf  Laniln aiul Work*, for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following  de-eribed lands situated iu East Kootenay  District, B. C. :���������  Commercing at a post planted on the north  bank of the Columbia river, about fl miles  below the mouth of Cummins creek and  marked "**,. Nagle's south east corner," thence  west 80 chains, tbence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains to the  place of beginning.  Dated this 5th day of May, 1903.  . E. wAGLE.  NOTICE.  Take notice that thirty days after date I  l!itend_t__api*ly .to-the-Chief-Coinmissioner-of  Lands and Worn for a special license to cut and  carry away timber from the following described  lands :���������  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I Intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioner af Lands and Works for  a special license to cut'and < arry away' timber  from the following described lands situated  In East Kootenay Dlstnot, B. C. :���������    .  Commenclng-at a'pbit planted on the north  bi>.k of the Columbia'river a* out 2J_ miles  below Cummins creek, and marked ' C. Boyle's  south east corner," theuce west 80 chains,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains to place of beginning.  Dated this 5th day of May, 1903.  C. BOYLE.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby ghen Unit 30 days aftei date I  intcnil to apply to the Chief Commissioner ni  Lands and works for a special license tn cut and  carry anay timber from the follow ing described  lands in West Kootenay:���������  Commencing at Robert, Sanderson's south east  corner post on the nest side of und about eight  miles from the mouth of I'lngston creek, thenct*  west 80 chains, thence north E0 chains, tlience  east SO chains, thence south 80 chains to the point  of commencement.   Containing 040 acres.  BOB!'. SANDERSON.  Ualcyon, 20th April, 1903.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date I Intend to make  application    to  the Chief   Commissioner of  and carry away timber irom thc following  described lands, situated in East Kootenay  District, B. C. :���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north  ban., of lhe Columbia river about 2 miles  above the mouth of Cummins creek and marked "It. S. Butler, south east corner," thence  west 80 chains, tbence norlh 80 chains, thence  east fell chains, theuce .south CO chains to the  place oi beginning.  Dated this Oth day oi May, 1903.  R. 8. BUTLER.  NOTICE.  Notice" is hereby given that 30 days after  date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses to cut  and tarry away timber from the following  described lands In West Kootenay:���������  No. 1.   Commencing at a post planted on thc  north side of Snow creek, about 7 miles from  where it empties  into   Cariboo  creek,  and  marked "C.  Hall's  north  west corner post,"  thence south40 chains, thence east 100 chains,  thence north -10 chains, tbence west 160 chains  to thc point of commencement.        - *  No. 2.   Commencing at a i������ost planted ou thc  north side of Snow creek, about 7 miles from  where  it empties  into  Cariboo   creek,  and  marked  "C. Hall's  south   west corner post,"  ! thence north *10 eliains  thence cast ICO chains,  'thonce    south  40    chains,  thenee  wost    100  'ehainsto the point of commencement.  <    Dated the 15th April, 1903.  C. HALL  Commencing at  luth cast comer p.  of the west branch  post marked "Frank Case's   i the soutli hank  creek about 21  south cast comer post.*' planted on the south hank  .** ._.   .... ..        .    0j ]*-,*ng8to~  miles from its mouth and 1 mile from the Forks:  thence north 80 eliains, thence west 80 chaiiis,  thence south SO chains, theuce east 80 chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  FRANK CASE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  date J intend to maku application to the  Chief Commissioner oi Lands and Works for a  special licence to cut and carry awaj timber  Irom thc following described lands situated  in hast Kooteuay District, B. C. :���������  Commencing at u post-planted on the north  bank of the Columbia river about one mile  above the mouth ol Cummins creek, marked  "J. K. McCleery'H south east corner," thence  north SO chaiiis, thence west 80 chains thence  sou>h 80 chains, thence - east 80 ehainsto thc  initial post.  Dated tbiB6th day ol Hay, 1903.  3. R. McCLKERY.  1 situated. Ill East kootenay ills-  *   NOTICE.  'Take notice 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 the following described  lands :���������  Commencing at a post marked "John Bourne's  No. 2, south west corner post." situated on the  east side of Pingston creek, about J of a mile  north of Chas. Taylor's cabin, thence north 80  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, tbence west 80 chains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  JOHN BOURNE.  NOTIOE.  ���������Notice Is hereby given that 30 days -After date I  Intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Woiks for a special license to  cut and carry away timber * from   thu following  described lands ins' ' '"   "*    " *"    '  trict, B. C.:���������*  Commencing at a post planted on the South  bank of the Columbia rivor, about three miles  above the mouth of Canoe river, and marked "U.S.  Johnson's North West.Corner";'thence East 80.  chains; thence south: 80 chains; theneo west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains to initial post.  Dated this Tth day of May; 1903.'  v    :   hs:JOHNSON.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 davs after  date 1 will apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described lands in West    ootcnay;���������  No. 1. Commencing at a post planted en the  west side of Cariboo creek, and about 13 miles  from its mouth, near the Chieftain cabin and  marked "Jaines Ellis' north west corner post,"  thence souih 160 chains, thence cast *10 chnins,  thence north 1C0 chains, thence west 40 chains  to thc point of commencement  No. 2. Commencing at u posi planted on the  south side oi tii" west lork of Mosquito creek,  about '2'A mile-, from v, hereit empties into thc  main creek and marked "James Ellis'south  cast corner post." thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chain**, thence south 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains to "the point oi commencement  Dated thc 15th April, 1903.  JAMES ELLIS.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given tliat 30 days  after date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  special license to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  in West Kootenay:���������  Commencing -it a post planted on the  north bank of Canoe river, about one mile  westerly from Arthur J. Moll's soulh east  corner post and marked "Arthur T.  Claxton's north east corner post," thence  soulli 80 chains, tlience west So chains  (hence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains to the point of commencement.  , Dated the 21st day of March, 1903.  Arhuh. T. Claxton.  .      NOTrOE.   -  Notice fs htreby given that* 30 days'after  date I w ill apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for spee*ial licenses to cut  and curry away timber from the following  described landsin West Kootenay:���������  No 1. Commencing at a post planted on the  east side of Whatshan creek, about 6 miles  north of tbe north end of Whatshan lake and  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.      ���������  Mouut-in Chief mineral claim, situate in the  Arrow Lake mining division of West Kootenay  district.  Where located:���������On Canyon creek, about two  miles from the junction with Cariboo creek.  Take notice that I, A. 11. He>land, agent for  Peter McDonald, free miner's certificate B.3*_������95,  Ellen McDoupnld, free miner's certificate, I"*_.,S99,  Walter Ro*-***, free miner's certificate, 41,933,intend.  si-ay da> - from the date hereof, to apply to the .  miuitig i-econler for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of tho  aliote claim. -  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of  "iic'i certiBcuo of improvements.  Dated this 7th day of April, 1*03. "    *���������  ���������A. R. HEYLAND.  marked "John Gadway's southwest corner j prepaid or to delii er to essrs. Ie Maistre &"Scott,  post " thence east 40 chains, thence north 160 j Solicitors for the Administrator, (duly appointed  chains, thence west 40 chains, thence south by order of this court dated the -Oth day of Marcli,  1G0chains to the pointof commencement. 1008,)on  or before the   llth  day of  May, 1903. **  No. 2. Commencing at a post planted on the  castslde of Whatshan creek, about C miles  north ot the north end of Whatshun lake, and  marked "John Gadway's south east corner  post," thence north 160 chains, thence west 40  chains, thence south 1C0 chain*,, thence east 40  ehainsto the pointof commencement.  Dated the 15th April, 1903.  JOHN GADWAY.  NOTICE.  BOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Fred  Koblnson '.umber ''ompany, Limited,  tend to apply to change thc name of thc  company to " llAKBOK LUMBER COMPANY,  Limited."   ���������  Dated February 12th, 1903.  HARVEY McCIARTElt _ PINKHAM,  Fob-12-3m. "-itlultors for the Co'-ipmiy.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 davs after  date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for special licenses to cut  and carry away* timber from the following  described landsin West Kooten-tv:���������  No. 1. Commencing at apost planted on the  north west side of Cariboo creek, about 17  miles from its mouth, and marked "K. R.  Hall's north cast corner tost," thence west 160  chains, thence south 40 chain*, thence east 160  chains, thence north 40 chains to the point of  commencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of Christy's creek, and about eight  iniles from the head of Whatshan Lake, and  marked "It. R. Hall's south east corner post,"  theuce west 1G0 chains, thence north 40 chains.  Ihence east 160 chains, thence south 40 chains  to the point of commencement.  Dated the 15th April, 1903.  R. R. HALL.  full particulars of their claims dnl) verified  and the nature of. the security,. if any, held by  them:  And, further, take notice, that after the said"  llth day of May, 1903, the said Administrator -till  proceedto distribute the assets of the said Estat-  among the parties entitled thereto, having reganl  only to the claims of which he shall then liai e nad  notice and shall not be liable for the assets or any,*  part thereof so distributed to any person of whose  claim such Administrator had not notice at the*,  time of the distribution thereof. -  *���������"*  v"  Dated the 2nd day of April, A. D., 1903.  IX MAISTRE _. SCOTT, '"     *���������*  Solicitors for the said Administrator,  First Street, ReielstoVe. B. C.  IN  tiie   Supreme  Court  Columbia.  of   British  NOTICE.  Take notice 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 the following described lands :<���������  Commencing at a post marked "James Martin's  south west comer post," situated on the east bank  of Pingston, Creek, at John Bourne's  No. 2 north west comer, tlience north 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May. 1903.  JAMES MARTIN.  NOTICE.  Take notice thai 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 the following described  lands:���������  , Commencing at a post marked "Jennie Dash-  wood-Jones's south west corner post," situated on  the east bank of Pingston creek, about 12 miles  from its mouth, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 cbains, thence south 80 chains, tlience  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  JENNIE DA8HW00D-J0NW-  :, notice.���������:.���������';;���������;.  Notice Is hereby given that 80 days after dutell  Intend to make application to: the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timlier from the following  described lands situated in East Kootenay district, B.C.: . '������������������-������������������������������������:..'���������������������������  Commencing at a post planted on tlio south  bank of the Columbia river about four miles above  the mouth * of Canoe* river, and marked "JI, S.  Johnson's North West Corner"; thence cast 80  chains; thence south 80 chains: tlience west 80  chains; thence north 80 chains to the place of beginning.  Dated this 7th day of May, 1903.  U.S. JOHNSON.  NOTICE.     -  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date I  intend to make application to the Cliief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a spocial license to  cut and carry, away .timber from * the following  described lands situated in West Kootenay Dis-'  trict, B;;C..:���������v.S;y* -:;'-y ���������;.' :'.". *.i*.;; '";���������'  Commencing'at a post planted oh tho north bank  of the .Columbia river, about two miles west of the  mouth of Canoe river, and marked " J. T. Naglo's  North-East'* Corner ";* thence soutli 80 chains;  thence west 80 chains; thence north:80 chains;  thence east 80 chains to the place of beginning.  Dated this 7th day of May, 1903. "-  J.T.NAGLE.  NOTICE.  In the matter of the "Trustees and Executors  Act," and  In the matter of the Estate of Swan Anderson,  deceased.  All   persons  having any claims or demands  agaliiHtthe estate of Swan Anderson, late of  Illecillowiictln the Province of British Columbia, deceased, are  required   to   (lie   with   the  undersigned their names  and addresses and , ,���������_..���������  ������������������,  full particulars of their claims, and thc nature | mencement.  of  tho securities, If any, held by them, duly      Dated this 15th April, 1503.  verified, on or before the 31st day of May, 1903.  And notice Is hereby   given that after tii;  said date  the  administrator will proceed io  NOTICE.  Notice is_hcreby_giyen_that_30days after  date I will applv to the Chief Commissioner  (if Lands and Works for special licenses to  cut und carry away timber Irom the following  described landsin West Kootenay:���������  No. 1. Commencing at a post planted on the  north west side of Cariboo creek, about 15  miles from Its mouth, and marked "B. Ellis'  north east corner post," thence west 160  chains, thence south 40 cbains, thence east ICO  chains, tlience north 40 cbains to the point of  com mencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post planted on the  south side of the west fork of Mosquito creek  and about.?'_ miles from where it empties into  the main creek, and marked -B. Ellis' south  east corner post," thence north 80 chains,  thence west SO chains, thence south 80 chains  Ihence  east 80 chains to the point of  com  in the matter  deceased.  of the  Estate of A. X.  Smith,  NOFICE is hereby gi������en that Probate of the Will  of the said A. N. Smith was on the S4th ilay  of March, A. D., 1903, (-ranted to Margaret Adeln  Miiith, the sole executrix under the said will.  And, farther, take notice that all persons having  any claim against the said Kstate must send in  full particulars of their claims to Mes-ire. leM_IMr*i  _ Scott w ithout delay.  Dated this 2nd. day of April, 1903.  I.K MAISTRE _ SCOTT,  Solicitors for the Executrix,  First Street, l'e*eLstoke, B. C  In the  Colnty  Court ck   KboTE.v._v---   Hm.npx   AT   REVRI-.TOKE.    - -  distribute thc estate amongst the  parties en  titled  thereto,  having regard  only  claims of which he shall then have had notice  titled   thereto,   having regard   only    to   thc  .."..;_'_? he shall then li  nnd he will not be liable for the proceeds of  thecstate,or"any part thereof so distributed,  to any person of whose claim such administrator had not notice at the time of the distribution ihcrcof.  Dated at Revelstoke, B C, 23rd April, 1903.  HARVEY, McCARTER _ PINKHAM,  Solicitors for Administrator.  ;   NOTICE.; ���������'������������������;  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date I  intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following  described lands situated in West Kootenay Dis-  strict, B. C:  Commencing at a post marked "C. Boyle's North  East Comer," planted on tho west bank of the  Columbia river juhi below the mouth of Eight  Mile creek (below Canoe river); thence west 80  chains; thence south 80 chains; thonce east 80  chains; thance north 80 chains to tha point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of April, 1003.  C- BOYLE.  NOTICE  Tnko notice that thirty days after date I  Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses to cut  and carrv away timber from the following  described lands :  1." Commencing at a post marked "Mabel  Martin's south west corner post," planted nt a  point about one mile cast of Pingston creek,  and about 19mlles up from Its mouth, thence  east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, ihence south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Mabel  Martin's north cast corner post," planted on  the west bank of Pingston creek, about 11  miles up from its mouth, thence Fouth 80  cbains, thence west 80 chains, tbence north 80  chains, thence cast 80 chains to thc point of  commencement.  Dated this 26th day of March, 1003.  MABEL MARTIN.  B. ELLf ���������*.  NOTICE.  Five Reomcd House to Rent Furnished *U2  per month, including water. Apply Herald  OOlco or  MRS. H. LWJGHEAD.  Second Street.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days from  date I will aiiply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and \\orks for a special liccui-o to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described lands in West Kootenay:  Commencing at a post marked "\V. A.  Dashwood-Jones' north west corner post,"  planted on the east bank of Pingston  cieek about twelve miles up from its  mouth; thence east 8o chains, thence  south 8o chains, thence west So chains,  Ihence norlh 8 chains lo the point of  commencement.  Dated this 26th day ofMarch, 1903.  W. A. DASHWOOD-JONES  NOTICE.  Take unties that thirty days after date I  Intdnd to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special licenses 10 cut  and carry away timber from thc following  described lauds:  1. Commencing al a post marked "Mary  Bourne's norlh west corner post." planted on  the cast bank of Pingston creek, about 10 miles  up from its riouth, tbence east E0 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 cbains,  thence north 80 cbains to the point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Man  Bourne's north west corner post," planted on  the cast bank of Pingston creek, about 11 miles  up from its moutb, thence east 80 chains,  thence southSO chains, th.-nce west 80 cbains  thence north 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 26th day of March, 1903.  MARY BOURSE.  In the matter of the Estate of John Henry Russell, deceased.  MOTICK is hereby gi*en that all persons having  1 ^ claims against tne "-"state of the said John  Henry Russell, late of Revelstoke, 11. C., deceased  int-������*_ie, who died on or about the 27lh ilay of  Jan., 1903, ai-e n*quin*d to send bvpostordcliver to  Messrs. le Maistre Si Scott, Solicitors for Administrator, (duly appointed by order of this  Court, dated the Cth day of Marcli, 1903.) on or  before the llth day of May, A. D., 1903, full particulars of their claims duly M-rified and the  nature of the security, il any, held by them.  Ami, further, take notice that after the said llth  day of May. 1903, the said Administrator will  proceed to distribute thcal-ets of the said Estate  among Uie parties entitled Thereto, having regard  only to the claims of w Inch he shall then hai c had  notice and shall not lie liable for the assets or any  patt thereof so distributed to any person of who*-**  claim such administrator h���������d not notice at the  lime of the distribution thereof.  Dated this 2ml. dny of April. A. D., 1903.  LP. MAISTRE * SCOTT,  Solicitors for the Ailinini-trator,  First street, Ileielstoke, il. C.  NOTICE.  Notice i.s hereby giren that SO days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Conunissioner of  Lands and *.*> orks for social licenses to cut and  carry away timi.r from tlie follow ing described  lands in West Kootenay :���������  1. Commencing at Guy Barber's north east  comer po**t on the east slope of Pingston creek  -.alley about eight miles from thc mouth of .said  creek, thence soutli 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, theuce east SO  eliains to the point of commencement. Containing 040 acres.  2. Commencing at Ciny Bart-el's south east  comer post ou the east slope of Pingston creek  ralley about8 miles from the mouth of said creek,  thence north 80 chains, tlience west 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, Iheuce e������st 80 chains to  the point of commencement. Containing 040 acres.  .1. GUY BARBER.  Revelstoke, B. C, 27th April, 1903.  MeMahon Bros. & Company,  Limited.  Notice is hereby given that MeMahon Bros,  nd Company, Limited, intend to change the  name oi tbe Company to The Big Bend Timber  and Trading Company, Limited,  Dated this 10th day of February, 1908.  HARVEY, McCARTER A PINKHAM,  3m Solicitors for e Company  s"-������l  In the  County Court  of  Kootenay,  Holden at Revelstcjke.  In the matter of the Estate of James Lindsay,  deceased.  IVOT1CB is hereby gi\en that all persons having'  *"   claims against the Estat-e of the said James'   \  .Lindsay,   late  of Fire Valley, West   Kootenay.' '^  deceased intestate, who died on the 5th day. of      ,  March, A. D., 1903, are required to send by post    , (OOP-nUQHTED]  To Set Her Free  By Florence Warden  Author of "The House in  the Marsh," "A Prince of Darkness,"  etc., etc.  cn.\_Ti:R i.  Two miles nt lo.ist from anywhere,  ���������With the !ii.-t ll.i'.os ol* u omiii*; snow*  ���������tonn fnlli-i,-.'. a hi! ins* wind ciittin^ into  your hone*.' "*;ifTi-ri"*; moreover from :i  recent .*-*���������>��������� .1 of fever ami n scirco healed  gun-shot *,vciiiri<3: can iii-i.rt.il until imagine  a. much wor-e pri'ilic-imcrr:?  This was not, however, the whole sum  of the suffering of Astley D.mven on  that bit tor December dny." IVir iie had  aot only liiniseif to lliink of, hut he hud  to consider also the fnct lh.it he was in  ohfirge of n brand-new motor-ear, the  property of a confiding'friend, which had  Broken down in a hojieless manner when  he had uot a few miles out of Oxford,  ������nd which he felt hound to stand hy in  misfortune as it had stood hy him up to  then.  With much exertion, therefore, and  limping along in a very chastened mood,  Astley directed hia steps, motor nnd nil,  towards a riverside inn which he knew,  where he proposed to leave tho ear for  tile time, and to get rest and refresh*  aient for himself, before returning into  the town.  Never had he seen the place so deserted. Not so much ns a tramp did he  meet to give him a hand Qn his way.  Blowly, painfully, with laborious steps,  lie pushed the vehicle along, filled with  that deep sense of humiliation and  abasement of which the Englishman becomes conscious when, after forsaking  bis true friend the horse, and taking up  with the modern substitute, that substitute breaks down and, so to speak,  tfcunts him with his inconstancy.  When he had got so near the'inn that  _. shout would have brought someone  out to him, Astley paused a moment,  ������nd gave a look round him.  The anow wns beginning to drive down  at a faster rate; the wind was whirling  the flakes round before dropping them  In little feathery clumps wherever there  ..was. a nook or n hole to he filled. Already  a. cloudy rail hung between him and tho  river, which was running fust and look-  in-; black as it ran.  There was just one figure in sight, and  Astlcy watched it with the interest to  Which its lonely position entitled it. It  was that of a wo,nan, apparently a  ������������������light young girl, who, with her hat  pressed down tightly with one hand, and  Ber skirts blown round her like a shenth,  Was running like a hire with the wind,  ���������long the towing-palli and towards tho  hand-bridge which crossed the river, a  little below this point, past an old water-  ���������fain.  He was much too far off to see her  "lace, but something in the woman's walk  and  manner   made   Astley' look  again,  -and presently made him leave.his'motor-  tap, to hobble a few steps in the direction in which she had gone, to look at  her again.  And the more he looked, the more interested he became.  The    woman     reached    the    bridge,  stepped on it, stopped short, turned once,  turned   twice,  hesitated,   came   off   the  bridge again, and stood for a few moments looking down .;t the water.   Then  again she made a d.-*������h for the bridge,  crossed it, and disappeared in the veil of  mow.  Astley hnd by this time made up his  ���������mind  to follow her.    Something in  his  ���������wn  eireum-fanees  rt  that  time made  Bim take a speeinl interest, of a cynically bitter rather thai- a benevolent sort,  fa the doings of any woman oi-eccentric  tendency.   So he crossed the bridge, and  turned to the right, and saw the same  figure again, this time close to the racing  -water.  She did not see hi.i.   She did nothear  fcim.    The snow \v_-= driving,  the wind  ���������was roaring and'whistling in the leafies3  trees, and she  walked along the  bank  quickly, without a  look behind.  Then suddenly she stopped.    Whether  she was blinded by t: e snow, or whether she did it of her own free will she  never  told;  but  the next  moment she  was down the bank and in thc water.  Astley was  near enough  to  scramble  down  the bank after her, to snatch afc  her dress, to seize it. and to hold on,  wet-iJicpugh himself, until, somehow or  ,_ther,=^_ith___av.er_____w______tly_-J_j_c,_  they   both   found   th'tnselvcs,   dripping,  Brought faco to face with the knowledge that ho was behaving unconventionally, Astley grow serious again.  "Indeed I ilou't know." snid ho.  "There's nothing really laughable'about  tho affair for mc; i"or I've got wet  through;   niul  as  I'm    dcad-lnme,   and  haven't long sot ovor an attack of tv- * . ,  phoid, there's're.illv nothing about this j }onS S������t over an attack ol typhoid,  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  ���������    make me nicr- i *'������ 3 been wounded beside, so he s moro  the gill's arm kindly, as she seemed to  shrink into herself at these words. "I  know what young folks arej I've been  young myself, and I know it's very little they see of anything but each other."  The young girl moved restlessly under  the infliction of this speech, not knowing whether she hud better confess that  the man who was her fellow-sufferer was  a stranger to hor, or allow Mrs. Bonne's  curiosity to evaporate in ignoranco.  "Oh, it wasn't that, it was not at nTl  like that," sho said, with a little frown  and a restless movement.  "Oh well, never mind, I won't bother  you. You neither of you want to talk  about it, I sec." From these words tho  girl gathered that her unknown rescuer  had boon ns reticent aa herself. "I only  hope the poor gentleman will get over  it ns well as you seem to have done;  hut he's done nothing but, shiver ever  since."  "Really?" said thc girl, in n strangled  voice, rising instinctively as she uttered  tho word.  "Really and truly.   It seems he's not  und  adventure whicli ought to make me nicr  J*.-" . j  lhe woman staved al him, and a littlo !  sound, like a smothered sob, came to her j  lips.    Her eyes,  which  were black  and  lot-ked unnaturally huge in lier face now  that it, was blue-gray with eold, suddenly became moist.  "Lot ine help you up thc bank," said  she.  And it wns now her turn to do him a  service, for his injured limb was benumbed with thc cold, and she had 'hard  work in getting him up to the top of  tho hank, which was now wet and slippery.  Im much obliged to you," said he,  With his teeth chattering.  And he tried to walk, following her  as she hurried along irr the direction of  the bridge. A curious object she looked,  with her lank garments clinging to her,  and the water still pouring down all  over her. Ueforc she had got many  steps away she turned half round tu  look at her rescuer. He was hobbling  along with evident pain, and she hesitated, her conscience getting the better  of her shyness. In another moment she  had come back to him.  , "Won't you let me help you along?"  said she quickly, in a shamefaced way.  "Thanks. It's very good of you, but  you'd better make haste and get somewhere out of the snow, and 1 can't get  along fast enough: to���������to���������"  "I Can't leave you, after what you  did, until I've seen you out of it, too,"  murmured the girl in a low voice, still  in the same awkward and shy manner.  Suddenly it occurred to Astley to  think that it would ho better for the  girl, as weli as for him, for her to remain under his eye for the present. So  he said:  "Very well. Then, we'll.get to tho other side, to the inn there, and*���������"  "Oh, no," cried she in sudden horror.  But tho next moment she checked herself, and said, in a low voice: "Yes, yes,  to the inn.   Very well."  They had to go ; against the driving  wind now, and, at the slow rate of progression which was the best Astley was  capable of, they were so blue and stifi'  with the cold by the time they got across  the bridge, that it was with difiiculty  they ported their lips to exchange a few  melancholy w.rds.  "Now���������I'll���������leave���������you. You can ���������  get along from here," the girl said, as  she withdrew her stiliened arm from his  when they had reached the opposite  bank, and wore near the* little desolate-  looking inn.  "You'd better���������come in���������loo," rejoined Astley, with difiiculty forming the  words behind his chattering teeth.  "There'll be���������a fire���������Think of it!"  He was trying to rpoak with humorous joviality, though his half-frozen companion was scarcely aware of the fact, j  She shook her head, but feebly.   Astley I  tried again. :  "Conic���������you'd.���������better," said he. "You'll '���������  be half dead���������-by the time you get back j  ���������anywhere���������if���������if���������" |  ..Something in these words struck the ,  girl, and made her hesitate.  Half dead! Dead! That' was a solemn j  word, and it had a new meaning to her :  who knew what she had just escaped.)  She let herself be persuaded. When Ast-j  ley put a cold, still hand on her arm, a.i ;  if again asking for her support, she si- j  lently gave in, and accompanied him up -i*  the little path, trembling and**'wearing a i  very hang-dog expression. .*<  Before they reached the door it was !  thrown open" and the landlady, with a j  than ordinarily susceptible just now. Do  you want to see him?" she went on, moving towards the door, as if to lead tlie  way downstairs.  "No," snid tho girl sharply, as she  promptly resumed her seat by the fire.  Mrs. Bonne seemed rather surprised, if  not displeased. **  "He's silting all by himself in tho parlor downstairs," said she, while she began to wonder whether a serious quarrel was at tho bottom of this accident.  "Ho's sent into Oxford for a fly, to take  you 'both, and in the meantime I advised  him to keep ns warm as possible."  Again the girl stood up, and now it  was impossible to mistake tho expression  of her face for anything but one of serious concern.  "Not for both of us." she said quickly.  "He���������I���������"  Sho stopped. The landlady was eon-  firmei in her suspicion, and the expression of her fnee changed also. Intense  curiosity began to get the better of ev- |  ery other feeling in her breast, and the  girl, grateful as she felt for the kindness  she had received, was worried and distressed by her position, and a little inclined to resent Mrs. Bonne's evident  wish to know mora than anybody chose  to tell her.  "Oh well, of course, it's no business of  mine," said the landlady, after a pause  to allow her guest to unbosom herself if  she chose. "Of course I've no wish to  intrude, though,I've heen trusted with  a good many secrets in my time."  "There's no secret in the case," said the  girl, with unconscious irritation, turning to the window, and looking out at  the still fast falling snow. :"X slipped  and fell into the water, and���������and this  gentleman got me out, and unfortunately got wet through himself in doing so.  That's nil."  "I quite understand, nnd I won't trouble you again'till the fly comes," said  Mrs. Bonne, as she snatched up her.littlo  trajr and retreated to the door.  And ,before;her guest could detain her  to eKpress afresh her thanks for' tho  kind treatment s*he had received, Mrs.  Tienne hod shut herself out of the room,  and wag on her way downstairs.  The girl sprang up again, and once  .more stared out'in the gathering gloom.  The mow was falling faster than ever:  the wind swept clond3 of the feathery  ^-kc*" now to the risrht and now; to the'  left, and tho black line of the river was  powing dim.  "I must get away, I must get back!"  muttered the girl, peering out at tho  flat country along the Trver bank with a  dismal sense of the difficulties .that lay  before her. Then "she turned quickly,  and having by this time exchanged her  borrowed ".'garments' for her own, proceeded; to put on hor jacket and misshapen headgear which, much damaged  by the water, had to do duty for a hat.  With ones horrified glance in the little  looking-glass at the strange object sho  then appeared, she hurried across the  room, opened the door softly, and ran  downstaira.  The day was by. .this time fading fast;  the he_vy clouds and Uie falling snow all  contributed to the darkness and the  gloom. At the bottom of the narrow  staircase she came to a window half  blocked with snow, and to a door which  she knew was the back door of the  house.  Almost leaping to the ground in her  haste to get away, the girl had. her fingers on the handle when someone darted  out of an opposite door and, turning in  her  direction,  began   to   gtope  for the  A HOUSEHOLD ECONOMY.  S ���������������. South  Oram;-  Develops  t7ne*-*peot������_  Ability __ Mlatremi or k'lnanoe.  "I havo discovered a way of saving  ���������money," said Mrs. South Orange tho  other day, with pride. "It doesn't  save much at once, but it is the little  savings, made continually, that *.e]J.  Mi*. South Orange looked interested.  Mrs. Orange aa a flriJincler, and especially as, an ecnomizer*, was wliolly  new, and the prospect of having to  pay for her economics in some .unsuspected way was almost as exciting as  a roulette game. So he baid with careful  pronunciation:    '"Well?"  "Well," said Mrs. Soutn Orange,  drawing a long breath. "You know I  keep an account in town here." Mr.  Orange nodded and sighed to himself.  His wife went, on: "The other day  I heard from a little tailor in the city  ���������I mean Now York, ot course���������that  ho had had to pay ten cents lo get a  two-dollar check cashed that 1 had  sent him.'  "Yes." said Mr. South Orange,  "country   checks nave   to   pay   tnat  now "  "But we don't, live in the country!"  cried Mrs. South Orn-ngr Indignantly.  "You told me only the other day that  this was a citv  how.'  '  "Yes. it is a city," k id South Orange. "But country checks' Is merely  the n-ame for checks co, .ing from otic  of town. For some nu.Mtlis past the  city people presenting such checks  ihave had to pay ten cents for getting  them  cashed.    You see "  "So ithey don't get all that we think  they're going to get?" demanded Mis.  South Orance. "and I am banking on  that. Banking is right, isn't it? 1  thought so. Well. I have decided  hereafter, so losg as they don't get all  that we think they're going to get to  just take ten cents off the checks that  I send them.* You see, that tailor  wanted $2 and only got $1.90. I had to  pay ten cents that didn't do him any  good; So henceforth I shall only pay  theim What they're going to get  Thus, you see. I'll save ten cents, and  they'll get all they would have got if I  had paid 'em all they ought to have  got."  She stopped brenthless, and Mr.  South Orange looked up without a  word. Finally he asked, gently:"Have*  you begun on this yet?"  "Only thought of it last night, while  I was waiting for you to come back  from your bowling club."  "You wait about putting It into  action until I have laid tBo plan before������������������No! You'd better see the President of the bank yourself, and take  his advice.    Good-by; I must run!"  South Orange thought he had rid  himself of the job of explaining matters, but he hadn't. Mrs. Orange returned to the plan at dinner.  "The President said he did not approve of my plan." she said, sadly.  "He said it was all right in theory,  but would militate" asalnst banking  customs, and that I had hardly the legal or moral right to lead an attack  against" those customs alone, as it  would take up much of my time and  inisrht Drove labor in vain. He said  that his advice, as he was President of  a bank, might 6eem prejudi .ed, and  said that your advice ".was more likely  to be quite disinterested than his own.  So he referred me back to you."  South Orange's jaw dropped.  "Look here," he began; "I'll get you  Mill's book on political economy tomorrow���������'the dismal science some one  calls it. Meantime, it's full moon-  let's go for a drive."  .Latent liitelllfi-ence.  hearty warmth of kindness, which sent] ner  aireoi.n_iv ikj^u   w   ���������*���������������*���������<���������   <*"  ���������> *rin*_* tn W5i the* frozen hearts, hurried ��������� latch, evidently without seeing her.  ���������shivering, in a state oi pitiable amazement at their circumstances, on tho  ���������limy gras3 and mud at the edge of tho  river.  Such a bedraggled, miserable object  -as the woman looked. Astley thousht he  -had never beheld. Wl.at she- was like it  ���������was impossible to U-li; fnr her hair had  fot loose and w:i= h-itv-in;.' in strings  own her face; -1"*.*? Inii !*.-t her hr.t, and  a wisp of .*-0!nethi"*2 which had that  morning Wen a cravat of white chilfou  now hung round .her neck li-������ :i rord.  H<*r voice was younir, and *r, h,- concluded that Ihe cr.-n'ure was n _iri: and  to his surprise, ih"re w-i? an '���������e.-'-.it. oi  refinement in it which he had not been  prepared  io expect.  "Thank you, thank you," she snid,  rather tartly, -i*- shu freed her-elf from  the grasp of her preserver*.**: hand's, and  made & futiie attempt to draw her jacket hack into its proper place: it had  twisted itself round her in an indescribable way, while one of the sleeves hr.d  become stretched to an inordinate  length.  Astley was by thi; time exceedingly  U6i*' ���������in-'- his iil-humor was disc.; >.il*!s  tn his voice as he said:  "Are you all right!"  "Oh, yes. I'm���������I'm much obliged to  you���������of course," said ahc, speaking with  so much irritation that Astley suddenly  .burst out laughing.  It was not that he wa3 ill-natured,  not that he was unsympathetic; but the  Incongruity of her words with the service he had just rendered her struck him  with so much force that, being not un-  iiaturolly in a state of some excitement  ���������orer his ad  __> control  His Iauu  _ng else could have done.   She stood be*  ���������fore  him���������for  they  had  now scrambled  ���������up a little way���������and stared at him stol-  "Why do viu laugh?" said she shortly.  aglow to both the frozen hearts, hurried  them within doors, and busied herself:at j  once in preparations for their restora- i  tion.  "Here, Sam, go and tell your master i  to   find  some  clothes for  a  gentleman j  that's  fallen  in  the   water!"  .creamed ;  she, not waiting to hear particulars of  =the-aeeideut-i^___nd,_Su_aD,_l.igh.fc^a_.fire_=;  in my room, and go and rout out some- ;  thinjj for the lady.   This way, this way,  my dear.   Oh, you'll catch your death of  cold  if we don't make haste.   How did  you do it?   Come, this way, this way!"  And the good woman, talking herself ���������  so fast that there was no need for either :  or" the guests to iind an answer, hurried  the shivering girl up the stairs, and into  her own bedroom, where she quickly ;  provided her with some clothing to put j  ���������on while her own was dried downstairs j  at the kitchen fire.  When the shivering girl hnd had her :  circulation restored hy a warm bath,and ;  had put on the c!ot,.*-M provided fni* hf*r ;  hy her good-natured host..*-������������������*, she sat ���������  down before the. bedroom lire, with h������r j  face buried in her hands, and heir iM.nt ���������  oppressed with fear-i which were str.nige- ;  ly dilferent from the miseries which hail  brought her to her present plight.    *'���������       j  In  a short time there came, a  tap at j  Instinctively she drew back;"the other  person found the handle and threw open  the door.  It was the man who had rescued her  from the river. At the same moment  they saw, recognized each other, and uttered an exclamation.  Each understood that they had had  _he���������sffmiS".----^in~their=Tnindsi==that��������� of-  escaping from the house without the  knowledge of the other.  the door, and on her crying, "Come in,"  she found herself once more in thc presence of Mrs. Benne, who stnilingiy asked  her how she felt, and handed her a cup  of tea.  i     "Oh, I'm all right, (hank you, anil   [  '. don't know what to say 1o you, or how  ; to  thank you  for your kindness," said  thc girl, reddening and holding down her  head, as if to hide her face from scrutiny.  "B!cs3 mc, that's rmthin^!" said Mrs.  Benne, pulling back the window-curtain  a little so that "he. could get a better  look at her guest's face. For, though  it was still early, the December day had  already begun t.o draw in towards dusk.  "I only hope yon'v. not caught cold.  ���������Never "shall I forg*;t the turn it gave mo  to see you both, vou and the gentleman,  adventure, he was quite unable I ?������ f*:e y������" "'���������'>, you *���������.���������.��������������� ���������...,-. *������������������-.���������.������������������.���������-.,,.������..,  I the impulse which moved him. Hooking that bue and shivering at tho  ghter startled the girl as not!.-' door*l.,.H?^ *J,d ]\ hiIPPon now? ,Wftrn  ,���������..u u __������������������    oT,��������� =*__,! v,���������. I you blinded  by  the snow, so that you  you  blinded  by  both walked right into thc river hefoio  you saw where you were going? Oh,  there now, don't, mind ine!" added tho  food woman with a Ktlle laugh, patting  CHAPTER II.  A curious situation it was, and for the  first moment each hesitated what to  make of it. Then, with a laugh, Astley  spoke:  "Not inviting outside, is it? And���������  there's a. fire in that room."   ���������  Drawing the outer door slowly to, in  the face of a gust of wind and a whir!  of snow, he looked round towards the  room out of which he had just come.  .The girl .hc-itated, wad*' a movement  forward, as if she would hare burst her  way out of tho house at sight of him,  and then, with a crimson, hang-dog look,  and breathing heavily, turned in tha  direction he indicated. She hoped he  would not follow her, but he did. Ho  came in his turn, into the big, hare room,  with its uncomfortable linoleum-covered  floor, and its rows of deal tables, now  huddled together at one end, which  would be. covered with little white tablecloths and ranged at even distances when  the summer came, to invite the t.ca-  | drinking visitors and excursionists from  Oxford.  Now there wore only two of these  tables in occasional use, and they were  placed near the fire, each with a coiiplo  of worn knives, a few Britannia metal  spoons, and a dusty basin half full of  sugar, to intimate that they were at the  service of the chance visitor.  On each side of the fire was a spring-  less arm-chair, relic of the days of horsehair and crochet antimacassars, and in  one of these Astley had been taking his  ease whon a sudden impulse had urged  him to leave the inn before his fcllow-  .vigitor should make her reappearance.  For there was no doubt that their situation with respect to each other was an  awkward one. Astley had few romantic  tendencies, and although the young woman had certainly not appeared inclined  (To be Continued.)  She���������Well, yer sea I couldn't get  oui 'cause me miukicr ain't been \ ery  -woll .an' T had  t.r minH  mo hriuMpr  _  He���������Say, wot yen* gtboin mo; yer  raid de odcr day dat you neher nad  no bm-dder.  She���������Well,  I dlto't den.    Sec?  ���������*7nn llrili-fr. lllfirU .Siffli|-i*s Solicr.  The-ii!i-n<|:irtf.n of bio .Jc K'gnals  on railn ad.-* r.i.ning fa.-*t rxprrss  trains h**:- 1c5*i"ii* I tl.e <Jatr.;.r ami ������������������1-  f**> createl a fci.inx of '���������ar-*!'**' in the  minus of ti.o-��������� w*. o are compelled to  travel !o any <*x<*nt.  The'pl'ct on the TCin- of the pt;_til  express when it roicre*! .\'������"-v London  bore the s-Ikiij of __ ac'.:**le:;t In v/.-ie ���������  -some-tra*,ii '.v.*���������._'-.- ii.nl h.-.-t fn*> iilb.  Tlie.'engineer k..r--.v r.o������:,Ing o,' ii. nur.  could he teM when the auppij-cd accident happened.  None of thi -irrator*! co'ihl --.he! any  Jight on the . -Wy. bnf., st.'iii;.*/; to  nay, the'Operator in the towe j.:*;' east  of the Westerly sUtion 'aik-ii to re-  spocd. R<;D(���������i?������dlv he was calli'-l up.  but to no purpose.  An invesf.ig.-tlo>-; showe*' that he *//a3  lying on the floor, dead drunk. From  the appearance of things it looked to  those present at the atalIon as If the  man bad set out deliberately to crdo-  brat6. All the signals were set at safety, and there was no reason why the  towerman should have been disturbed.  Not Polite to Interrupt. ^_  "T want to get off"���������the man with  the round, oxpressionless face remarked Blowly, and the thin, hurtling conductor n'ini up the car and glared nt  the impassive passenger wiho did not  more, but continued'with tho same  even tones���������"a good jedee I hoard tho  other day," i ������������������'<tM |  ''Say, do you want a transfer to  Bellevue?" was tho ungrateful way  the bellringer received thla contribution to contemporaneous humor. ..  CHAPTER XIII.  Conclusiou.  Later in the dny, when the morning  had worn into afternoon, Sir Edward  Mortimer came nguin to Danelnnds.  Marjorle's lovely fnco had taken I1I3  fancy very greatly; and hor singularly,  trying position making a clnini on hia  compassioiv it was scarcely to bo wondered at, that he should take moro  than ordinary pains to bo of service to  her.  "Is Miss St. Clt-lr in    tho    dining*  room?" he ns-fked tho policeman who  stood on guard ln tho hall.  "Yes. sir."  "Alone?"  "No, sir���������I think not."  "You think not?   Who Is with her,  then?"  "Why, sir, I can't just tell you���������that  Is to say, I'm not quite sure "  The man was evidently embarrassed,  tnd really did not know what to say.  Sir Edward passed by him hastily,  and tapped at the door of the dining-  room.  "Como ln," said Marjorle's soft volco,  and the baronet, opening the door,  found she was not alone.  Great was his anger as he recognized  her companion.  "You!" he exclaimed/starting bacte  in his surprise, while his face expressed unmitigated disgust and indignation.  Hyde���������or Trevor, to give him hla  real name���������met the young baronet's  angry glance with one of calm, smiling confidence.  "Yes, Sir Edward," he said. "Allow  me to thank you for the kindness you  have shown Miss St. Clair. She has  been telling me of; your visit to her,  this morning."  : Sir Edward turned from him to Marjorie, who 6tood in; soft confusion, a  pink flush on her pale cheek, her eyes  timidly drooped to the floor.  "Miss St. Clair, will you.tell rae what  this means?" he exclaimed, impetuously.  "Nay, let me tell yo- ," interposed  .Trevor, stepping forwaro, and speaking ���������with a frankness which must needs  _.a*re dispelled all mistrust. "I am not  what I 'seem, Sir Edward. I am not  one of that gang of rascals, or-I should  scarcely be here how. .Instead, I an*  the detective who has brought them to  their reward at last."  "The detective!" exclaimed Sir Ed-  Arard, in still deeper bewilderment.  ':��������� "The ' detective., and no other," said  ���������Trevor, laughing. "Marjorie, tell him  ���������that what I say is true."  "It is���������Indeed it Is!" said Marjorie,  clasping her hands together in her  eagerness.  *T need no further assurance, Miss  Bt. Clair." said Si Edward, quietly;  and he turned and gave his hand to  JTrevor.  "Forgive me for having m'tsjudgeA  you,*' he sah , with the frankness of a  Igentleman. "And may I know your  nar e?"  "Trevor���������Fred Trevor, at your ser������  .vi������e."  "Trevor!���������ind Fred.   Can It be ;  but It's impossible!  "What's ._   ossi'" . Sir Edward?**  ".That you should be the Fred Trevoa  of whom T heard a good deal a little  While ago."  "Do you mind telling me who he  Was?"  "Well, he was, or rather he Is, tho  nephew of Sir Edward Trevor of Deten-  _am Park, Sussex. He had a quarrel  with his uncle a year or two ago; and  5 fancy, disappeared mysteriously.  -'T didn't know him at all, but one ot  my sisters did; and that's how I came  to hear.>, good bit   about   him..  Of  course, you're not he?"     _,, .  "If T'tii. not, no one is," rctorted~trfo"  yo" '% detective,.coolly, witb an amus-  e.    -vinkle in his eye.  "On!" exclaimed Marjorie, "Yon  Bidn't tell mo that."  And she looked at him with, something like reproach.  "Didn't I, dearest,? Well, I didn't  like to seem to beast about myself, you  see," said Trevor, turning to her wl.-.U  such a tender smile that Sir Edward,  even If lie had not heard the term of  endearment must have guessed bow  matters stood between them.  It cost him just a Utile pang, for, if  the truth murt be told, his own'heart  ���������was already inclining very tenderly  towards Marjorie, nnd ns he walked to  DenolandB that 'ifternoon lis had been  Indulging in a very pleasant day-dreara  In which Marjorie had figured a Lady  Mortimer.  But ho was a frank, generov_*-'.alur������  ed young fellow, so ho: nipped... his  dawning fancy In tho bud, nnd snvo  bis hand to Trevor with a cordial  ���������mile.  "I congratulate you, old fellow," hs  eald, frankly. "You've had a run of  luck at Denelands."  And bta meaning glance ut Marjorio  Bald���������  "I congratulate you not half 30 much  on making r. very clever and successful capture, aa on winning that sweet  jlrl's love."  At the end of March, the trial ol  Geoffrey Hyde and his accomplices  came on at the assizes.  It was the greatest of all the criminal trials that year; and warm and unstinted was the praise that was poured  out on tho young detective, whose bold I  find skillful coup de main had brought  such a dangerous gang of scoundrels  to punishment.  nyilo was sentenced to penal servitude for life, the others to periods  ranging from eight to fifteen yor.r.i.  No charge was preferred against thi  Unhappy Madeline.  Trevor made lt elenr that she hni\  had no hand in the nefarious schemes  of those to whom she had unhappily  been bound by the closest of human  ties.  Much sympathy was felt for her, os������  peciallj- when it was known thnt sho  became a mother on the very day ol  tho trial.  Her child wns born prematurely���������a  little girl, that lived only for a day.  Madeline, ns she kissed its ..waxon  face, and folded its hands in dealh,  thanked heaven for ils mercy.  ���������Her life Is overshadowed by so darli  a cloud that it seems almost impossible she should ever stand again within  .the sunshine.  ., And yet who can tell T  ' She is very young, and heaven la  Oaerciful.  Marjorie is tender and sweet to her.  and has often begged her to come and  stay with her In,her new home; but  this Madeline will never do, in spita  sf her deep love for Marjorie.  Instead, she lives in a .great" city,  ���������where she busies herself among tho  poor, and is especially solicitous for  the welfare of young children whoso  parents are; or have been, criminals.  Very early in the autumn Mnrjorl*  tecame Fred Trevors wife.  It was quite a fashionable wedding,  for society chose to interest : itself  hugely in the young man, and in the  bride whom he had wooed and won  in so strangely romantic a fashion.  ��������� His detective exploits.were over before his marriage, for his uncle, Sir  Richard, ha* partly through the friendly offices of Sir Edward Mortimer, .become reconciled to him and reinstated  him as his heir.  -Sir Edwardacted as,best man'.at tht  .wedding, and his sisters were Mar-  Jarle's bridesmaids: '  ; All the world and his wife were there  and the lovely young bride was, ol  course, the" eynosuro ������t ail tyerl  : One ef'tke prettiest weddings ot tht  season,[declared society,:and;certain-  fly the most interesting  ' Sir Richard settled a handsome income - on his nephew and bought a  fceautIful>house for'him in1 Surrey.  There he and Marjorie were happil)  ensconced, a staid married pair'of almost live months, -when St. Valentine's  Day again came round.  Trevor was up early in the morning.  Tt was bis invariable rule to take a  four or five miles' walk before breakfast, and he wanted to be back in time'  to greet his Marjorie when she came  aownstairs.  The clock struck nine as she entered  their pretty breakfast-room, looking  (fresh and fair as a rose in her dainty  ���������morning-gown, with a soft flush on  (her cheeks and the light of love and  Siappiness in her eyes.  "Well,.sweet.hea-'- "was her hus-  iband's greeting, showing they had not  quite degenerated into prosy old married folk after all.  Then sinking his. voice to the softcSV  of whispers, and bending down to-looU  Into her sweet eyes,:he added-���������  \ ."My valentine!" *  i "You are my valentine!" she whis*  /pered,, softly, nestling to his bosom  (While his arm encircled her.  A* slight shadow stole over, her fact  as she nestled there.  Even in tht midst of her happiness,  end after all these years, she could not  tut remember that it was the anniversary of her father's death���������that he  had been murdered on St. Valentine's  Day.  ���������^Her-husbaniSUsaw^the4ook,-and-u_.**-  ijerstood it.  ' He   took her   hand   In   hH,   anfl  presped it with a lover's tenderness.  "I know what you're thinking of.  Barling," he said, very softly. "This  'day has its sad memories for you, as  well as its happy ones. But, sweetheart, try to let he dead past bury its  dead."  "I do���������indeed I do. And I an. not  unhappy���������oh, don't think that, dear;  only, my memories of this day are  yery solemn ones."  "Of course they ore, my pet. And  _ee, I've got something here for yoa  that I thing you'll like. It isn't exactly a present, because it was yours already, but I've had something done to  Jt, and I thought, perhaps you'd like to  wear it now."  'As he spoke he drew forth from a  flalnty case the locket which had played so Important a part ln establishing  the guilt of Edgar Hyde.  She took it, eagerly, and with* a Ilttlo  cry of pleasure. '  The bit of blue enamel had been puB  Jn Its place by so skilful a hand thatl  Marjorie herself could scarce toll whera  the locket had been broken, and when  ehe opened it sho found lt contained  the portraits of hor father and mother,  exquisitely painted in miniature, andl  encircled with beautiful pearls.  "Oh, Fred! How kind���������how  thoughtful!���������how good you are!" ���������  And she stood on tip'.oe to kiss him,  "I'm glad you're pleased littlo wife,  t got It done when I was iu London,  There wns a fellow in Regent street  who soemed to me to paint miniatures  ���������wonderfully well, so I thought, ha  might as well have a try ul these. Ot  course I had to lend him the original  portraits to copy from. I took ' %������se  out of your, desk, little woman, and  you never missed them." ���������  "How good you are!" said Mar-  5orlo again, while a mist of grateful  tears dimmed her eyes. "Tho. kindest,  tho noblest, tho tendcrcst husband  in the world!"  "I ought to be. Haven't I got tha  dearest of wives?"  And again ho clasped her dainty  form, and covered her lips with kisses.  "Are you happy, sweetheart?"  "How can I help being happy," she  Whispered back,* Vwhen you avo so  good to me, and"��������� nestling very closely to him���������"when.I love you so?"  "Marjorie, I often think about oim  meeting. How strango it seems that,  if you had not fallen into the clutches  of that arch old scoundrel, Hyde, you  and I might never have met." ���������  "Oh, but I think wo would. Wo lovt  each other so much. I feel that wa  must have been brought togethee  somehow," said Marjorlo, with a woman's sweet, simple faith, which is so  much stronger, and, perhaps, after all,  eo much wiser than mere reason.  1 Her husband smiled, well pleased.  '*' "Perhaps so,: darling," he. said; "al  any rate, I like you to think so."  "Poor Madeline!" sighed Marjorie".  after a pause. "I.am.a little sad some*  times when I think of her. She has  boras all  the suffering, while    I������������������  Oh,   husband   darling,   heaven   hag   .  Messed me more than.I deserve!"  Surely nothing more need be said  te show'that Marjorie Trevor is tbdaj  one of the happiest young women; in  all Bngland.  Nevertheless, her husband declare*  he always makes her shudder if he reminds her.of the time when she had  her heme among desperate criminals)  and her father's murderer so romantically traced by "A Bit of Blui  Enamel."  ,^_, THE  END.  ������r : -__ .-  liy-l-M I*l_li In nolllng Water.,     ' '  One of the most remarkable discoveries in the shape of a" peculiar speclel  of.fish wae-that,mado at Carson City.  , At that time both the Hale and Nor-  cross and Ehe Savage mines were down  to what is known as the "2,200 foal  level." "When at that'depth a subterranean lake ot boiling water .was tapped. This accident flooded both mines  to a depth of 400 feet. After this water had all been pumped out, except  that which, had gathered in basins and  In the Inaccessible -portions of 'the  ���������works, and when the water still'had a  temperature of 128 degrees���������nearlj  scalding hot���������many queer looking little blood-red fish were taken out.  In appearance they * somewhat * re������  scmbled the gold fish. They seemed  lively and sportive enough when thej  wero In their native element���������boiling  ���������water���������notwithstanding the fact that  they did not even* have rudimentars  eyes. When the fish were taken out ol  the hot water and* put Into buckets dl  cold water, fdf.the purpose of being  transported to the surface, they died  as quickly as a perch or bass would 11  plunged. into a kettle of water * thai  was scalding hot; not. only this/ but  the skin peeled off' exactly as if 11  had'been boiled. Eyeless fish* are common enough in all subterranean lakeland rivers, but this is the: only cast  on record of living fish being found in  boiling water. . ;_/  GOOD BLOOD 13  NO GOOD  UNLESS  CIRCULATED  A Sick Man mistakes hl9  Illness, or his Doctor does  He shows symptoms of consumption, or dyspepsia, or what not, because improper blood nourishment  of lung's or liver has brought them  on. In such cases look to v the  heart ; unless it pumps rich red  blood through the System, your  specific  doesn't reach the spot.  Dr. Agnew's* Heart Cure  sends the blood coursing through  the veins as nature intended. It  heals the heart and thus helps the  health of every organ.  Rev. I_ W. Showers, of Eldertown, Pa.,  writes :��������� " For many years I suffered with organic heart disease. I nave tried many physicians and taken numberless remedies. I purchased a bottle of Dr. Agnew's Cure for the  EeartaDd received alm->*>t instant relirf. Tbe  choking, beating, thumphif-; and palpitation  bave now almost entirely tlis.*i|>pcarcd. The  remedy is wonderful."  Keep clean Inside as well as outside. Dr.  Agnew's liver Fills are the. correct form.  Cleanse and stimulate the digestive apparatus.  Only 10c. for Tony doses. 24  ^^^^^miS^S^^^:^^^Siz\^.  mum-ant������ w������������)'iiiWTir������I^JWP'*'������-1' 1  /  3BE  THE SECRET OF  PAUL'S EMS,  REV. A. LINCOLN MOORE  Pastor Riverside Baptist Church,  New York City.  Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ.-���������  Romans, i., I.  It is said that no one can look upon  the matchless statue of the Apollo  Belvidere without instinctively drawing  up himself. Such is the influence of  perfection in the realm of art. A beautiful character has precisely the same  influence in the realm of morals.  No one can read the biography of  Paul, the master Christian, and carefully study his character, without feeling a conscious moral uplift, expansion and inspiration. Survey him first  intellectually. Paul was naturally endowed with the highest order of intellect His natural endowments were  developed and strengthened by study,  and his mind was enriched by profound learning, drawn from every realm  ol thought.  His was a comprehensive mind and  an expressive mind. Despite his modest disclaimer of eloquence, Paul possessed the rarest oratorical gifts, a  yivid imagination, a brilliant invention,  fervor and depth of feeling, presence  of mind, readiness and exactness of observation and command of language.  His first recorded sermon is a model  of analytical and rhetorical skill. In  his defence before Agrippa Paul shows  his wonderful power of adaptation. His  sudden transitions prove his mastery  of the rhetorican's art.  His was a honiiletical mind. Paul  made his sermons definite, practical,  fervid. His sermons possess unity, order, movement, point. Nothing was  admitted except on business. He ai-  ,ways adapted himself to the occasion,  the circumstances and to his audience.  Too many preachers lack fervor, adaptation and knowledge of men. They  are mouldy . pedants, useless book  worms, unfitted to dwell witli living,  aspiring working men.  The heart lies at the root of all  eloquence." The great defect in the  modern pulpifis want of heart Many  able and scholarly .preachers do not  touch the sensibilities and kindle emotion. Their- formal discourses, dried  preparations joined together by,, arbitrary ligaments, are as meagre aud  lifeless as,a skeleton articulated wrth  iron wires. Enamored of the truth,  impelled by a mighty motive, swayed  by a great, loving heart, Paul's sermons were expressions of what he  himself was.-*-What his*luminous mind  saw his warm heart felt and his eloquent lips expressed. Every sentence  comes to us laden with heart power  and burning eloquerce.  His "was,a theological mind. .Paul's  epistles when arranged in chronological  order show that his mind.-was ever  getting a profounder grasp of truth.  He is pre-eminently the thinker of  ��������� Christianity; as a theologian he_ is unsurpassed and unsurpassi le. Like the  sun in the heavens, he stands without  a rival. For nineteen centuries he has  ruled in the'realm of theology, appearing in every ecclesiastical council,  entering every theological "discussion1  and settling all doctrinal disputes. In  brief, Paul was an intellectual giant,  a-theological genius. "He has beggared the past and bankrupted the future." .- ���������;  And now "survey Paul morally. He  strode the earth li!;**. a moral Colossus, rebuking ruler-, ignoring armies,  shaking thrones, liberating" nations,  upbuilding the king-Jom of God. Hot  his intellectual power, not his oratorical power, but his moral power gave  him supremacy. His character gave  projectile force to his words. He was  self-sacrificing. Paul gladly ga-e up  his Jewish ' preferences and privileges, cheerfully sacrificing _ all  hope of worldly honor and political  pre'lermentHe willing^ endured bonds  and imprisonments, perils on land and  sea, for Christ burned at the glowing  centre of his heart, and no sacrifice  .which he might make could possibly  express his gratitude for the great salvation.  Paul was conscientious. Evenbcfore  _his_conversion_he rcvcrenced_l_s_con-_  s.cience as king. Afcer his conversion  he was governod. invariably by the  same principle. He did always and only  that which his conscience approved ai  right He exercised himself to have  always a conscience void of offence toward God and toward man. He was  courageous. Everywhere he lived the  feero. Paul was ever valiant for the  truth. He never attempted to purchase  safety by a ooli������*y of trimming or recantation. The chains of imprisonment,  the stripes of the scourge, the agony  pf martyrdom could not move him.  . Paul was a man of prayer. Every-  ���������Whcre, always, he exercised the gracious ministry of prayer. With a chain  on either arm, he was still a stupendous agency for good. His devout  heart was like a great galvanic battery; it enabled hi-n, despite all hindrances, to communicate with dis'*. tnt  friends in Palestine or Italy, in Greece  or Asia Minor, and influence their  destinies. A man of prayer is always  a man of power. Prayer, is the secret of his successful life. Paul's moral  character rises before us in all- its  peerless beauty. Surely the Master's  beauty is, reflected in' His servant, and  from the servant we turn a**' .'ugly tn  the Master, all radiant with celestial  beauty.  From this study of Paul's life tern  a lesson of divine 'inspiration. While  the apostle in the loftier attribu'es of  his character greatly transcends" us  and we despair of reaching the lofty  altitude which he attained, yet in his  weaker m ints he confessed failure,  and this brings hiin very near to in  and we arc encouraged to persevere  in our efforts after Christlikcness. Let  God's grace'work freely in our hearts.  Divine grace is a sculptor working out  in tis a*grand ideal. The real greafess  of a man begins when God marches  into his being.   Behold what Paul was  when grace found him I Behold liim 1  under the developments of grace I No I  sculptor ever made   more out of the I  For tho Farmer.  block of marble, even when he wrought  it into the most superb of angelic  forms, than divine grace made out of  Saul, the persecutor.  The artist with inward sight  Saw in the hard, rough stone  The loveliest statue that sun shone on.  ���������        -.���������'���������  But the blows were hard and fast  That brought from the marble    that  work at last.  So I think that human lives  Must bear God's chisel keen,  If the spirit yearns and strives  For  the better  life unseen;  For men are only blocks at best,  Till the chiseling brings out    all  rest.  the  A Valuable Plant.  This, from The New York Tribune,  would, no doubt, if it met his eye, involve Mr. Chamberlain in a ilerco mental  struggle as to whether he should go on  with his South Afrlcun tour, or depart  immediately   for   Philadelphia :  The flower pot was like a toy. Tho  moss in it would not have made a teaspoonful. Out of the moss two tiny  leaves, each less thnn it hiilf-ineh long,  peeped, '''hey wero vaiii'g.ited leaves;  tlieir right halves weie green and their  left halves white. Pot, earth, leave** and  all, this plant would have slipped easily  into a man's waistcoat poeket. And vet  $10,000 had been oli'ered for it. It did  not weigh an ounce. There was nothing to it but two tiny leaves upon a  stem less than" an inch long. Yet it  was worth $10,000. It waa an orchid in  the collection of .Mrs. George B. Wilson  of Philadelphia. Mrs. Wilson's orchids  are said to be the finest in America;  some say the finest in the world. The  little plant was a cross between a Cat-  tleya aurea and a Cattleya labiata. It  was two years old, and it would be  five years more before it would begin to  bloom. But it was the only orchid in  tho world with leaves half green and  half white, and therefore Sanders, the  English collector, seeing it in November,  said:  "I will give you $10,000 for it."  But Mrs. Wilson's gardener replied :  "Wa buy all we can, but we never  sell."  An .unknown enemy some years ago  entered one of Mrs. Wilson's preen-  houses by night and poisoned a half-  dozen of her most valuable plants.* The  plants sickened, and in a fow days died.  They were eattleyas, and their value  exceeded $10,000. To discover the cause  of their mysterious death they wero  submitted to a* chemist for analysis. Ho  found them permeated with a violent  poison. The drug, he decided, had been  sprayed on their aerial roots, and they  had absorbed it quickly. The police of  the city were informed, and a number  of detectives tried to find the poisoner,  directing their attention mainly to the  professional-rivals of the gardener, Peri-  cat. Thoy had no success, however, aa_  the muidorer of the flowers is still at  large. -Since'that fatality the Wilson  greenhouses "have all been protected  with an elaborate system ~ ot 'safety*  locks-      .   '  "Russia in __a.nc_.uria. *  Russia is developing her interests i������  Manchuria ''despite' the protests ef tha  powers. ��������� Masehuria. may yes prove m  bone of bitter contention.'  Armenia also threatents to disturb  the peace of the world, Turkey" being  either unwilling or unable'to'carry,, out  certain reforms in that country demanded by the powers.  Will Europe allow, the United States  to construct the Panama Canal ? It  would be'no surprise to those versed in  international politics to see a European  protest raised against the building of  the canal,"which will afford the United  States navy* vast advantages ia the Atlantic ai������' "Pacific, and reader her mora  aggressively determined to uphold the  Monroe doctrine.  In almost every part ef ;the world  British interests are    conflicting    with  It is estimated that the cost of protecting trees to prevent disease, by the  use of spraying mixtures, is less than  one-fifth of a cent per tree, and the  spraying may also increase the profit  on fruit by inducing better quality.  The overfeeding of breeding stock is  an evil that demands attention. It is  well known that, for breeding purposes, a breeding animal should not be  overfat, yet animals are exhibited at  fairs as "breeding" stock, when, in  fact, they are in a condition which is  just the opposite to what they should  be. It* fat animals arc attractions at  fairs Ihey should be induced to compete for prizes oflered for fat stock.  Fat animal*, are only fit for the  butcher.  The Red Clover Tests.  Following our articles on the adulteration of timothy and nl*>ikc, to-il.iy  we present the result of the roil clover  tests, concluding this series, which has  been of vital importance both to farmers and the public, with those comments which deserve the most serious  study and earnest  consideration:���������  Quebec samples were practically oi  the same nature as those found in the  seed obtained from Ontario. -Nearly  all the clover seed offered was reported to have been obtained by the local  dealer from wholesale firms in thc Province of Quebec. By far thc worst  samples came from Yamaska, Iberville,  Chartierville, Montreal and Quebec.  Only one out of twenty-one samples  obtained in the Province of .New  Brunswick had been taken from seed  grown in the Province. In fact, practically all the red clover seed offered  in New Brunswick had been obtained  from Montreal and Toronto wholesale  houses. One lot from Bathurst was  very bad. A ten-gram sample (about  one-third of an ounce) of this seed contained the following weed seeds; lamb's  quarter, 8o seeds; stickweed, 4; Canada  thistie, 21; catnip, 17; mayweed, 5;  barnyard grass, 1; curled dock, 44;  green foxtail, 303; yellow foxtail, 3;  panicum glabrum, 15; plantain, 8; bull  thistle, 1; black medick, 55; and black-  bindweed, 2; in addition to having nine  seeds of white clover, 245 of timothy  and 953 of alsike. Two samples from  St John and.one from Woodstock contained charlock or wild mustard. Three  of the samples from St. John and Bathurst, each contained eighteen or more  species of weed seeds. With the exception of one from Bathurst, all the  samples showed a high percentage germination during the first .three clays.  but only a few of them were reasonably  pure. Twelve' out of the twenty-two  samples contained over g.oop weed  seeds perpountL-eight containing over  10,000 weed seeds per pound. *  In Nova Scotia a bad sample from  Yarmouth had been "imported from a  Boston seed house and was evidently  eld seed, judging from its color and  slow germination. The farmers who  were so unfortunate as to buy seed  from this lot.paid four times its first  cost for the pure living seed contained in, this sample. The farmers oi  Nova Scotia have been paying too high  a price for their red clover seed. One  sample contained (from Weymouth) twenty-two species ** of  weed seeds. ". The nature and*  prevalence of thc impurities of the s-eci  from the Province oi Nova Scotia are  much the same as those from the other  Provinces.  Charlock or wild mustard seed was  found in large    quantities in samples 1  from some dealer.,, one set of seeds :  containing    sixteen    species of    weed  accordingly; nor is it too much to require seed merchants to furnish a statement showing the percentage of purity  aad vitality, of the grass and clover  seeds which they sell, instead of merely issuing a non-warranty declaration.  There is a great need for wise measures and energetic and persistent efforts to protect Canadian farmers and  their fields'from the far-reaching and  long-continuing damages which arise  from the sale of. seeds which contain  noxious impurities.  As long as Canadian farmers are  content to use cheap low grades of  seed without possessing any definite  knowledge of their real value, so long  will the best quality of our home-grown  seeds be exported to countries where  the seed trade is conducted on a more  businesslike basis than is the custom in  this Dominion.  The sale of seeds containing seeds of  such weeds as bindweed or wild morning glory, wild oats, charlock, or wild  mustard, field pennycress or stinkweed,  and perennial sow-thistle should be restricted or wholly prohibited.  It is desirable that uniform methods  for grading grass and clover seeds, according to fixed standards of purity and  vitality, be adopted for Canada. Any  seeds containing an admixture of noxious impurities should not be represented or sold as a Number One grade.  Farmers may obtain the latest bulletin on timothy, alsike nnd clover seeds,  and of which these articles have been  a rather extensive summary, free on  application by writim- to the Department of Agriculture. Ottawa.  ,W. H. Coard. Dominion Department  of Agriculture.  Peeling Against the Negro.  Tn a recent speech the United States  Secretary of War Elilru Root said:���������  "The suffrage has been taken away  from thc black man in most of the  States where he composes the larger  part of thc population. The black man  of thc soutli in general no longer has  his right to vote. The right to aspire  to office is generally disputed and in  a great measure denied. A curious development, has been seen within the  past year along this line. President  Roosevelt has appointed fewer black  men to office in the south than did  President McKinley. There are fewer  black men holding federal offices in the  south now that there were when Mr.  McKinley died. Yet outcries are to be  heard throughout thc south against  what is called President Roosevelt's  policy of appointing negroes to office,  when under Presidents McKinley,  Harrison and Hayes nothing was said,  .whereas more negroes were appointed,  Humor ef Mo Hour.  The Self-made Man���������1 got my education from a correspondence school.  The Other���������Ah, a post-graduate, I  perceive.���������Harvard Lampoon.  A pseudo big chief of the Sioux  Sued hard for thc hand ot" sweet Sue 1  He carried the day,  And the marriitge, tbey say,  Of Sue and the Sioux will ensue.  ���������Smart Sot  Miss De Swell���������-I'm nfraid, doctor,  that I have been having too good a  time. My complexion is losing its  oolor.     What, shall I do 1  Doctor���������Diet.���������l'linei'ton Tiger.  Wigg���������I would kill any one who gave  my boy a drum. There is nothing so  noisy.  Wngg���������Oh, I don't know. A boy can  beat a drum for noise.���������Philadelphia  Record.  Mr. DooJmy on Mr. C_u-n*_rta.  Jaggles���������I see (he srienti.ts have determined that only the male parrots  learn to talk.  Waggles���������That's prohaly so, to judge  from the language they use.���������New "_ork  Times.  "What is your niiinu ?" inquired the  justice.  "Pete Smith," responded the vagrant.  "What occupation ?" continued the  court.  "Oh ; nothing much at present; Just  circuiatin' .round."  "Retired from circulation for 30 days,"  pronounced tlie court, dryly.���������Urecn  Bag.  Bragg���������I was knocked senseless by a  cricket  ball  two years ago.  The boy in the corner���������When does yer  expeck ter get over it 5���������(jlasgow  livening Times.  La Montt���������A spider has eight eyes.  La Moyne���������Whew I What could be  any worse than a spider with styes f  La Montt���������Why, a centipede with  chilblains, of course.���������Chicago News.  A man down in old Santa Fe  Is often  suspiciously ge,  There are people "who think  He is given "to drink,  But the fact is, it's only his we.  ���������Chicago Tribune.  m  Snaggs���������Was there a full attendance  at the club last night V"  Jaggs���������Well,  they  were getting that  way when T left.���������The Moon.  Let iiacn Sweep ms Own Sidewalk.  Mistress���������What in thc world are you  putting ashes on the floor for, Bridget!'  Bridget���������Shure,  ma'am,  an'   didn't  yc2  say  to  doost - the  parlor ?���������Town  and  Country.  "Yes, it's true," said Miss Do Skreem-  er. "The death of a rich, relative has  relieved me of the necessity of making  .my living by singing in public."  "I'm so glad!" impulsively exclaimed  tha other girl.���������Chicago Tribune. <  ������  Haruppe���������Say, old man, I believe I  owe you an apology.    .  Freeman���������Well, I ve *-.eard it called  a V, a fiver, a fimuf plunks, and five  bones, but-never an apology before.*���������  New York Times.- - .  "It's turrble, th' way me frind And-  hrew Carnaygie has been jumpin' on  Homer,"  said Mr.  Dooley.  "What Homer?" asked Mr. Hennes-  *.*  "Homer, th' pote," said Mr. Dooley.  "Has Andhrew been roastin' him?"  asked Mr. Hennessy.  "He has," said Mr. Dooley. "He's  been givin' it to him good. It's all up  with Homer. No wan will print his  stuff anny more. He'll be goin' round  with a pome tindher his ar-rum fr'm  newspaper to newspaper thryin' to sell  it. 'Thcy'se a man wants to see ye,'  says th' oflice boy. 'What's he like?'  says th' iditor. 'He's an ol' bald-headed man wilh long whiskers an' dhressed  in a table cloth. 1 thins he's blind, i'r  he was led irr be a dog on a stirring,'  say*, he. 'Oh, it's on'y ol' Homer,'  says th' h.itor. 'Tell him I'm busy,'  be -.ays. 'Carnaygie has busted him.  People will talk about him fr"m now on  as th' icllow that Carnaygie threw into  th" lire.  " 'Twill be a hard blow to Hogan. I  nivcr r-rcad annything that Homer  wrote but Hogan an' th' ol' icllow was  gr-reat frinds. I got an idee that  Homer ain't anny too well off. He  niver knew annything about manny-  facthrin' pig ir'n, an' bcin' blind he  couldn't tell good money fr'm bad. He  niver sold canned air to th' Government f'r armor plate an' he d In't know  th' Prince iv Wales at all. If ye wint  to ol' Homer an' thried to tell him  that be handin' a little coin to th'  freight agent iv th' Pennsylvania he cud  ship his pothry fr'm Pittsburg to Phil-  lydelphy cheaper thin Roodyard Kip-  lin', th' chances ar-rc he'd tell ye to  go to th' divvlc an' raysume his pome.  He had no business head an' he niver  founded a libry buildin', though I've  heerd tell he founded a few libries.  Poor ol' la'ad! I feel bad about him.  But it's hard on Hogan. He's always  blowin' about Homer. Ye'd think this  ol' fellow was all th' poles there iver  was. It was Homer this an' Homer  that. Homer says so-an'-so. D'ye  raymimber what Homer said about  that? He's as blind as a bat but he can  see more thin mortal man. * * * *  Sivin cities claim Homer's birth place,  which is eight more thin claim Andhrew Carnaygie's���������Ithaca, Utica an'  five other places in cinthral New York  that I don't raymimber. 'I felt.' says  Hogan, 'whin I first met Homer liko  th' pote that said he felt like somebody  or other whin first he looked out upon  th' Passyfic fr'm th' City iv Mexico,'  he says. Why, th' man's been crazy  about that ol' blind fellow. Vow, itjs  my turn. Whin he comes rom. J, ye'l'  hear mc say: 'How's yc-re frind Homer now?' or 'Have ye heerd fr'm Homer lately?' or 'What's -Homer don' in  th' pothry line?' I'll make life a burden to Hogan."  "Ye didn't see what Carnaygie said,  did ye ? 4B tell ye. 'Th' other night,'  he says, U wint home, tired out with  th' compliments I rayceived fr'm mesilf  an' settled in me cozy libry, full iv th*  choicest backgammon boords,' he says.  'I picked up wan" book afther anothor  fr'm th' libry table. " Sthrange to say, .  they were all be th' wan author���������me I  favorite author, th' kindliest sowl that j.  HERE AND THERE  Automobile omnibuses cost as hi_U  as 112,000.  The attempts to Introduce the American brook trout in English water*  have not heretofore proved successful.  About fifty per cent, of the Echool  boys of the District of Columbia use-  tobacco in some form.  Cigarettes are smoked almost exclusively in Germany, Austria, Russia.  ������nd Greece, and generally through Europe.  An automobile recently covered the  distance from Coventry to London, 92:  miles, in four hours, this being an average of 23 iniles an hour.  Ex-psrienco in the Russian winter  manoeuvres shows that for marchice  snow is much more tiring than ordinary muddy roads.  The tiger's s-tretrh ex'Peds that or  the lion. Five men can eas.'iy hold  down a lion, but nine arc rerju.rcd to  ���������subdue a tiger.  One of thc few pars of AViudsor  Castle which has remained unchanged  since Its first constiuction. lu 11G1, ia  the royal kitelHii.  The official estimate <>' Hi" mlnerat  wealth of Siberia would indicate that  this country is. minerally ���������������������������peaking,  one of thc richest in the world.  There is no canning industry among  the Chinese. All their sauces aril  compotes are preserved In earthenware  jars, or in old wine and brer bottles.  Good chairs are the most difficult  pieces of old furniture to And Th**v  receive harder use than any other  pieces of furniture, and cor.sequenUy  wear out quicker.  The biggest pontoon bridge ln th������  world is being constructed on the Tyn������  for the Spanish governm-nt. it wiu  be in six sections, and is capable o_  bearing up 12,000 Ions.  In St Helena there are descendant*  of colored men who were brought to  the islands 150 years sgo. They are as  black as their distant cousins on the  coast of Guinea.  Switzerland has now about si-**ty"  macaroni and noodle factoilcs, which,  supply the whole demand of the country, although the Swiss come next to  the Italians as macaroni ca'eis.  There is at least one country in tbe*  ���������world where it costs nothing to die. In-  some of the cantons of Switzerland all  of the dead, rich as 'wefi as poor, ar������e  buried a. the public expense.  The enlarged use of. crown fillings*  or complete gold teeth that has" been  developed In the last ten years has  taken from our gold supply a very  large quantity of the metal". "~-*r='--, '���������  A new educational plan Is belnc  tried in Copenhagen. No books aroused, but the boys are instructed oraHy"  when they perform at the same .tiuie*  6ome light manual labor. .  What Is said to be-vhc oldest living  creature in the world belongs to Mr.  Walter Rothschild. It Is a giant tor.-  toise, weighing a quarter of a ton, and  it has lived for 150 years. ,  .  In the province ot"Quebec the cltl-  sens solace themselves with home  grown tobacco. They have a patriotic  idea that lt is . superior to the plant  rafsed in any ot-������er country.  South  Eend, Ind., a city of 41,00ff\  An old man was troubled with gout,  and a cheap wine merchant sent him  some sherry, which, he warranted as  a specific. Some time after the dealer  received this acknowledgement:  "Sir, I tasted your wine, and I prefer the gout."���������Exchange.  seeds.    In general  the quality  of thc  red clover from Prince Edward Island . the attendance of this black man,  was better than that from the  other i     "I am simply showing that the state  two Maritime Provinces, and the mar- j of official treatment of the black man  ket price per bushel was lower.    One . has not changed, but the state of pub-  sample .from Morell contained sixteen lie feeling in the south has    changed.  .The right to aspire to federal office,  __,. _>-.___������   ,.__._.--_, _. _ j���������        ���������- r      ���������-     .-- unquestioned a few years,ago, is now  published, "The Great Alternative," an- I from Bridgetown," Morell, Eldon Bel- ! challenged." It is only a question of a  ewers this euestion in    the   following I *i������t and Alberton,  each  contained a; '��������� ...t-__ ..._.*. :���������* ��������������������������� ...  plentiful admixture of charlock or wild ,  mustard seed. I  With the exception of three samples j  A few days ago a prominent black man,  holding an important public office, attended an official reception at the  .White, House. There has. not been a  time since the civil war when black  men have not held similar offices in  "Washington, Black men in these  offices always have ' . * attended  such receptions. They attended the  receptions, of,, Presidents Cleveland,  MaKinley and others. Yet the attendance of on* of them at Mr. Roosevelt's ,  reception was a signal for the cry that j  the white race had been  insulted  by j " *��������� Not my own    poverty, look you.  "  j That of my    friends."���������Chicago   Tri  bune.  "You "are a picture of gloom    this  morning, Colonel.    What is troubling  you?"  ��������� "Poverty."  "Poverty? Why,    everybody   knows  you are worth half a million."  ��������� XT.--..-    ._.,    _..._-      __.,���������_...      l__l  is a constant inspiration to me���������mesilf," j People, had no' less than ^teea ho-  he says. " 'I craved lighter readin' an" ! tels of: various grades. Among ������������*-���������  sint out to*me butler, who's a grajate is the Oliver, which was built at a cost.  iv a Scotch college���������which I have . of $600.000,.and is.considered by trav-  made into a first-class intelligence of- * eling men the-flnest in Indiana, if not-  fice���������fr anny readin' matter he had on ' In the West Mr. Oliver, who built  -- ���������   ��������� ti,e hotel, was reproached by a frlen*  for putting so"much'money, in an en-_  terprise that wasy sure'to losa    hlna'  money.    He replied*that he built,the>-  hotel as a monument   "And." said he,' *,  ���������If it does not cost me more than ?30,-**  those of some other power.    Tha least ���������  alarmist, authorities admit that trouble '.  may occur any day.   Is England ready? j species of weed seeds, and 19,350 weed '  Mr. Spenser Wilkinson, in a book just I seeds to the pound, while the samples ���������  ....**   .    .....       _        .... ..      .. 1  r.__.   *D.:__*.._.._. - -T__.il     T71.1     _.i  words  "Eaglaad fer xan::y years past has  been irresolute, ainT'-ss, ungoverned, and  nnled. She has forgotten the root from  7wbioh a_������ ���������prusg, the purpose of her  being. It may be that she cannot be  aroused; that the snell of thc delusions  which have caused her to close her eyes  -and-ignore the world-cannot b_--broken.  In that ease the end of her greatness is  at hand. The ether nations are watching her. If <-* ���������*on-inu**8 the courso ot  timidity aad surrender, the encroachments oa her empire and on her work  will 'be renewed and increased, until  ���������one day she will be confronted by ������  league of armed nations.  "These ore not empty fears, the phantoms of imagination. They are but the  translation into English policy ef the  questions which disturb Europe."  Charles Lever's Irish-mam.  Whence, says London Outlook, did  Charles Lever get his rollicking Irishman ? Professor Oman in hia preface  to ths reissue of William Grattan's  "Adventures Witb the Oennaught  Hangers" discloses the secret. It was  clearly, he avows, from the domestic annals of the old 88th Foot in Peninsular  days that Lever drew the greater part  of "the good storied which mode tlie for*  tho quality of the r<*d clover seed obtained from the Prjvince "of British  Columbia was excel'ent. Most of the  samples were obtained from Windsor  and Toronto seed houses. Samples  -from���������Nanaimo-���������and���������Mount- --Tol-  mie contained ten and twelve seeds  respectively of cha.lock or wild mustard in the ten-gram samples (about  one-third of an ot*":c) that were examined. The sani.-.'es that contained  the largest amount of impurities came  from Nanaimo, Vancouver, and Mount  Tolmie. .  A careful perusal of these facts and '  figures points unnrc"akably to the necessity for legislation along the lines of  protecting the farmers from those unscrupulous dealers who are flooding  the country with noxious weeds and  bleeding the agriculturist by means of  mixed  and  often  worse  than  useless  seeds. It is evident that the relative periscope. The experiment would prob-  market prices of timothy, alsike and ably be tried when the submarine was  red clover seeds are not determined by   so near to her foe that detection of the  "This fishin' fever seems to be contagious," said the stranger, noting the  long row of anglers perched upon the  creek bank.  "Yes,    it's    contigiotis    all    right,"   _   said thc  man  who  had  been fishing  best patriotism���������We:can"not:ihrow rfour-*^������l'r8\W-tI-0"t_a_"-bl)Ier "burno  y the responsibility   wc undertook   ketchin. ���������New England Homestead.  few years when while opinion will exclude blacks from office altogether in  the' southern frates. So the country  has to face the failure of the plans adopted to elevate the blacks when they  were freed by conferring the suffrage.  Kow that the first attempt has failed,  the question of what can-be done for  them  demands  the  best thought  and!  -the * *   away  for the welfare of this people." The  accompanying cartoon from The  Brooklyn Eagle presents thc'two extremes of ,      .   :c question.    1  The Submarine Torpedo Boat.  Whon a submarine torpedo boat is  about to deliver her attack she must  rise close enough te the surface of Uro  sea in which sha it submerged to make  a freih observation. Bearings are obtained by lifting out of water the upper  ���������ud of a vertical tubular device oailod a  The maiden fair now reasons thus  "I'll gayly flirt ard be  A little wicked���������just a wee,  Wee, tiny bit���������you see,  Ere very long it will be Lent:  I'll have so much time to repent."  ���������Chicago Record-Herald.  their actual value, and competition in  the seed trade has been too largely-  confined to prices without due attention to quality.  Too many local ''eaters dabbling in  the seed trade are incompetent to safeguard their customers from  the dan  tune of "Charles ��������� O'Malley." Many of ��������� gers connected therewith. Under pre-  the characters in that romance appear ; sent conditions it is advisable to pur-  in the flesh in Grattan's reminiscences. 1 chase seeds direct from seed firms that  Notably :���������  "The ecccDtrie surgeon, Maurice Quill,  whoso fame was so great throughout  the British army that the novelist did  not even tnke the trouble to chmige his  name, ilis colleague; Dr. O'Reilly, was  almost as great nn original. Many of  the humors of Micky Free seem to be  drawn from the doings of Grattan's  servant, Dan Carsons."  "Comparing thc 'renl thing,*'" Mr.  Oman goes on, "with the work of fiction, one is driven to conclude that  much of what was regarded as rollicking  invention on Lever's part was only a  photographic reproduction of anecdote* ;  thab he had beard from old soldiers ot <  t.be Connaught Rangers,"  are known to be reliable,  Ignorance on the part of farmers, as  former by the latter might prove a serious matter. A few well-directed shots  from a small-calibre, rapid-lire gun on  the threatened battleship would disable,  if they did not sink, its tiny assailant.  Lockouts on big warships have, therefore, been trained'to watch for anything which resemble** the tip of a'periscope during nttvnl manoeuvre-,* nnd to  report, tlieir discoveries promptly. At  least such is the practice in thc h'rench  navy,   which     includes    a   considerable  Mag���������Say, Liz, wot's de difference  between twins an' odder kids ? I did  know but I forgot.  Liz���������Why, de difference is dat dcre  ain't any difference between twins.  Dat's what makes 'cm different.���������New  York Sun.  well  as  the same characteristic added* number  of submarine**, and   which   lia*  to a lack of progressiveness on that of  seed merchants, is responsible for most  of thc abuses connected with the seed  trade. Ignorance is an environment in  which fraud flourishes.  Many of the most noxious weed  seeds cannot be separated from grass  and clover seeds by mechanical processes; therefore it is highly important that seed-growers should thoroughly clean their fiehis of weeds before  the crop is harvested.  It is not unreasonable to request  seedsmen to test their seeds, to grade  them as to quality, and to sell them  *���������������  given them many public trial-, it has  recently been noti Aid that the end of a  peri-cope looks like the top cf u champagne bottle. Accoidingly, by weighting  a number of such bottles so that they  will float with just the rigiit amount of  ncek out of water, it is often possible  to fool the most vigilant obsrrvcr. The  craws of the French submarines have already derived much fun from tlio trick,  and "tliey hope to profit by it in time of  war. If by such means the enemy can  be induced to misdireet hie Are, there  would be a better chance of a sucaeaeful  kttMlc upon him with ft torpe_e.  " What do you mean by accepting a  callow youth like Jack, who's just out  of college? Why, he'll nevor make a  aoise in the world."  "Ohl" said Mabel, "you just ought  to hear bim give his cute college yell  and you wouldn't think sol" ��������� Boston Herald.  "-..  .   Bob had been taught never te tell  tales, and. he meant to live up to his  teaching, but sometimes it was Irard  work, remarks The JTouth's Companion.  "Bob," said his mother one day, "I  (eft a dish of peppermints on my table  this morning and there isn't one there  now.   Have you and Carl eaten them!"  "I haven't eaten one," said Bob,  stoutly, "but"���������then he remembered he  must not be a talebearer. "Well���������perhaps if���������you'd better just smell Carl,  and I guess then you'll know all about  it."  While Mrs. Peterby was busy cutMng  her husband's hair, I heir little ������on Johnny ]nroceeded to p ck up ������ome hair that  was scattered over the floor, says The  Philadelphia l.edg r.  "Please, ma, mayn't I hnve -t lock of  pap.i's hair ?    I  want  it so  badly."  "Yes, my child. Just see there, John,  what nn nffection'ttc little fellow he is ;  that ehild has more lie .rt than any child  I ever saw."  "What do you want the lock of hair  for. Johnny 1" sairl  Mr. I'eterby.  "I want to tie it on the tail of my  hobby horse," said Johnny.  hand. - He' sint me a copy iv a pote  be th' name iv,Homer���������I don't reck-  lect his full ~name, but I think 'twas  James J. Homer. P'raps some iv ye  will know. He's a Greek pote an' this  book was in th' original Greek translated into English," he says. T read it  very fluently, he says. 'Well, I don't  know that th' matther is worth talkin'  about excipt to tell ye how I felt  about it, but if this is th' way modhera  lithrachoor is tindin', I'm goin' to put  a blast chimbly into all me libries. Of  all th' bum books I Here's a fellow  settin' down to" write an' gettin' th'  good money iv th' public that hasn't  anny style, anny polish, an' don't know  th' first ilimints iv th' Greek language.  An' his charackters 1 I tell ye, boys,  I know a few things about kings. I  don't go be hearsay about thim. I know I  thim. I've had thim right in me own '  house." ".  There follows a fanciful, roughly  drawn comparison between King Edward and Achilles and then: " 'Homer  don't know th' customs iv good s'ciety.*  He writes like a cook. I was so fury-  ous I hurled th' book into th' fire an"  not -���������I'm- goin'-to^direcf-that-_���������iy_f irture  wurruk iv his be excluded fr'm me libries,' he says.  "An' there's Homer in th' fire. Poor  of la'ad- His day is done. He's been  caught fakin', an* nobody will thrust  him again, if ye go into th' Dope  Lover's Libry, an' ask fr th' pomes  iv Homer, they'll say : T .want ye to  ?idhcrstand this is a rayspictable shop,  ake a copy iv Treeumphant Diino-  cracy be A. Carnaygie. Hoi' on tharel  Don't ye throw that inkstand !'  "Poor ol' la-ad. Whcre'U he turn  now ? Mind ye, I think me frind Andhrew Carnaygie is r-right Th' book  iv Homer's pomes that .Hogan brought  in here wan day had pitchers iv th'  kings, an," wud ye believe it, tbey was  all thruckmen. Yes, sir. ivry king iv  thim was dhrivin' a dhray an' figbtia'  fr'm it jus' tike ye see thim in th'  docks. I suppose th' poor, ol' man  niver see a king in his life. His idee  iv a king is a big fellow on .- deliv'ry ��������� The :  waggon. But I'm sorry Caraa., gie wmt ! iiy be  at him that r-rough.' He ought to  considered that he was ol' an' blind an'  hasn't got more thin a millyon years  longer to live. If he'd sint him a phot-  tygraft or a short description or something to wurruk on, an' thin if -he  didn't put a cutaway coat on Achills,  it wud be time to hamm.r. him. But  th' harm is done. Homer's cooked.  It's a gr-rcat joke on Hogan."  "I wondhcr what he'll say ?" said  Mr. KcmiLSsy.  000 a year, I will not complain."  The mercury at Cape Nome, Alaska,*  from January 15 to January 25, ranged from 16 degrees below zero to 3*  below. January 26 it ro-se to 4 degrees  above, and till February 11 it continued above, reaching 20 degrees.  SIDE Vlc-WSOF LIFE  About the only cheap thing that  gives satisfaction is a compliment  .  Ho who has nothing to do in thim  world but amuse himself has a difficult  job on  hand.  Every time a woman loses 98 cents  she worries a dollar's worth.  There Is always room at the top������������������  and If it's a woman's letter there is  I always   room   at   the   bottom���������for ������  ���������postscript.: "*"     '     "~  'Maybc," said Mr. Dooley, "he'll say  that Homer don't care."  At a small wayside station a woman  gave up a ticket and a half for herself  and a lubberly son. Said the col.ee-  tor, thoughtfully :  "A bit big for half a ticket, ain't  he?"  "Maybe he is," said the woman, with  prompt directness, "but he wasn't when  he left home. Yours is a slow line.*  ���������London Globe.  With the possible exception of chocolate caramels, there is nothing so-  sweet to a girl as love's -young dream*.  Ches*s-players are not the only ones-  who move once a year.  Money often talks through the  mouths of those who occupy boxes at  tlie opera.  The parson-adds one to one and the* *  sum is one;  the dlvorco    judge   sub***  tracts one from one and two remain.  A cynical woman says that when ������  man breaks his heart it is the sam������.  as when a lobster breaks one of hla,  claws���������another   sprouts   immediately  and grows ln Its place.  Some men seem to think because*  self-preservation is tbe flrst law of nap*'  ture that lt is necessary to Veep themselves constantly soaked In alcohol.  father of a bright baby can rare-  lieve that smartness Is heredl****  tary.  It is said that brains will tell. bnt_,  fomelimes the more brains a man has'  the less he tells.  Never judge a man by the clothes h������  wears: judge him by the amount ha  owes.his tailor.  The more a man has the more &������  wants���������with the possible exception ot  twins.  It's a good thing that man wants bnfe  little here below, for woman wants th������  balance.  It sometimes happens that the man  vbo knows his own mind doesn't knot?  much after all.  Every time a man invents a _oo_  scheme some other fellow comes alone  and makes a fortune out' of it.  The only thing original about th������  average joke is the sin of stealing it������������������  Chicago News.  ...  4 PROTECT YOURSELF  FROM   T1IK   SKVF.RE   FROST   WITH    \  CHAMOIS  VEST  We have them to fit Men,  Ladies and Children, and  at very reasonable prices  -AT���������  CanaddDrug & Book Co  MARRIED  ���������\I._K .���������T.YOX���������At Il>e icidencc of  t'he '"brides piinmts. SI Isabella St,.  Toronto. Tlinnms 15. Allen. M. U.,  -nn ������f the hue Aid. Allen, of Toronto,  and brother of O. If. Alk-n of Kevelstoke. to Vomit M. Lynn.  NOTES OF  NEWS  Business blocks are at a premium.  Take rii lioliilay on Victoria Day.  it Bews*  ���������Ask for an Ice (..'win  fountain, 10 cent.-, a gin  Das  Job printing   to  the Hkrald oflice.  suit  your taste at  Mr. .T. M. Scott roturni'(i;to  the citv  from Vernon on Sunday morning.  Tin* C'lHitriil Hotel is being renovated  throughout the interior.  Postmaster -MeVtae  went  west last  night on a limber cruising expedition.  Geo. S. MSSJiii'ter has been atteniling  the Siipi-Vine \Yi-urt in Nelson  all  this  week.  \i  T1  There is a line display ol* pansies nt  Thos. Downs' residence, cornel* Charles  ami Second streets.  The City Clerk is busy preparing  the assessment roll foi the current  year. He. reports n largo addition in  taxation value.  The city is having all Ihe rubbish  cleared oil" the school yard preimrntory  children's  a   proper  Thos. Taylor,  M. V  the Coast on Monday  . P.,  l-etiifiied to  morning.  ���������Gnnnng's choclntes and lion lions  new and fresh.       C. B- Huiiie .V Co.  Trout fishing is now in full swing  and a number of good catches are  reported.  ���������Empress shoe selling price marked  on eveiy pair by tlie manufacturer, at  Heiil & Young's.  The American Federation of Labour  lias started its campaign for nn Eight-  liour Bill in "Washington.  ���������Dressmakers or girls who can sew  apply to Miss Gunn. dress making  dent., C. B. Hume & Co.  Dr. Graham, an English physician  and surgeon, lias opened an office next  to Walter Bews* drug store.  ���������In our- Galatea?,stripes, duck, drills,  etc.. hard wearing goods for every  day iiae, Beid and Young.  Things do move irr Revelstoke. The  last one noticed was a good sized tree  towed up First Street.  ��������� Hews' l*~i-unt-iiir is in full swing, new  delicacies in the ice cream and soda-  line.  Walter Harris died in Camborne fin  Saturday hist and was buried in the  city on Sunday.  ���������New Government Creamery Butter  Standard in 1-1 anil 28 Ui. boxes. C. B.  Hume <!c Co.  Vancouver is raising .-Jl-o.iiiX) for  school purposes. A new high school  is the principal item of expense.  Customs otlicer B. B. Atkins, went  to Golden on "official business on  Saturday returning Monday morning.  .1. McCalluni started in tlie express  and baggage business on Monday  morning with a new  first-class outfit.  The City -Council meets tomorrow  evening when the Tax Sale Bylaw will  probably put tlirough its iinal   stages.  ���������Direct importation of Cross ������.V  Blackwell. English sauces, pickles,  jams and marmalade. C. li. Hume <fc  Co.  Last week".-* Gazette contains notice  of incorporation of the Arrowhead  Lumber Company, Limited, with a  capital of .���������������"30.000.  Frank Morrison and W. Harper are  putting a pack train and horses on the  Coinaplix road for the Fish River  camp.  The Gee Tuck Tong Benevolent  Society has been incorporated in  Victoria. Its objects are mental and  moral improvement.  The many Scotch engineers who  recently arrived are adding much to  the gaiety of Revelstoke. If you  don't belie've it, ask Torn Bain.  Tlie regular meeting of the Sous of  England~will be held next Tuesday  when all members are requested to be  on hand.    Visitors very welcome.  Frank Devlin. Indian agent ac New  "\Ve-iiniitsief.'^uied'^oii-^Friday.-^--;He*  was well known here in early days as  C. P. K. detective.  The remodelling of  now in the hands of  Agien.     lie   was   the  the city hall is  Contractor P.  next lowest, to  I_ A. r"ret-/, who threw the contract up.  A meeting of the District License  Commissioners will be held here on  June 1st. to consider an application of  David Oir for hotel license nt  Camborne.  The Molson's Bank lias a new is-uc  of S5 and $10 bills. Why not furnish  the press with .-ample copies? That's  the sort of fifteen-two we'd like to  crib.  Attention is called to the Herald's  new serial story. "To set her free";  which is one of the best novels written  by the well knownauthoress, Florence  "Warden.  Sir Thomas Shaughnessv ' pas-ted  through on the delayed No. I on  Monday morning en mute to Viet/iriii  where he is giving evidence before  thi C. and W. committee.  Contractor McCarthy is a busy man  these days. On Monday to Wednesday-  he moved Mrs. M. A. Smith's hou-se  froni McKenzie Avenue to First  Street, next to W. .1. Dickie's.  Messrs. Bowie and Shiner, l.tely in  the C. P. R. shops here, left the other  day for New'Westminster where they  have secured .good positions ut the  Shnacke Machine Wor ks,  Geo. B. McDonald, late of Sandon,  arrived in Revelstoke the other day  and will open a gent's furnishing store  ns soon as premises can be obtained.  He left for Calgary Tuesday morning,  on a purchasing trip and will return  in a few days. He is endeavouring to  purchase one of the few remaining  business sites on McKenzie Avenue,  und if successful will erect a two storey  business block 20x75 feet,  grading   for  playground.  The Fred. Robinson Lumber Co. recommenced culling this morning after*  having been closed down for eiilarge-  ineiif and repairs.  Local contractors are llguriiigoii the  now block to be erected in this city by  tire Imperial Bank. It will be an  imposing brick and stone structure.  Another business enterprise is  scheduled for Front. Street where Mr.  T. Steed will build ami conduct a  store on his present lot.  ,T. D. Sibbald is now in the Big Bend,  having gone up to start operations on  the McCullough Creek Hydraulic  properties.  It is stated that ns a result of the  agitation started by tire Herald the  city fathers will spend a* little money  on the water works.    Let it be soon.  James Hathaway, the rondhouse  keeper at 19 mile, Big Bend, was in  the city for a few days and returns  home " to-morrow morning by the  Revelstoke.  Tl. N. Couvsier has a fine display of  tulips in his garden. They are well  arranged arrd must have had good  attention to bloom so soon after the  snow.  The lacrosse club held a very satisfactory practice Saturday afternoon.  The boys are gelting rapidly into shape  and are determined that Revelstoke  shall have the Fulton cup this year.  Owing to some of the prominent  players leaving town the football  match betweeu the Kevelstoke club  and' old countrymen scheduled for  Victoria Day will probably he declared  off.  All miner's licenses expire on Sunday week. Any rumours that the  tirrre has been" extended lo -I p. in.  Monday are incorrect. The Government cannot alter the imperative  requirements of the Mineral Act.  The Dominion Government dredge,  sometimes called the "Noble ship  Galliher*', is tied up at McMahon's  Shingle mill for repairs. They will  be made by the Poison Iron Works  who furnished the engines.  Harold Nelson and his conrpanv  found several old friends in the city.  A brighter collection of Canadian  young men and women il would be  hard to Iind. They received many  social attentions.  B. A. I���������uvsorr is one of I the fii-sl*  residents to t.-ike advantage of (.he line  weather. His bouse has a neal appearance newly painted, mineral brown  roof, arrd walls in contrast ing shades  of green.  iV big English company known as  lhe Kaslo-Slocan Mining and Financial  Corporation, l_td., has just received  an extra-provincial license. It is  capitalized at -������500,000. S. S. Taylor,  K. <_., of Nelson, is Attorney in  British Columbia.  The Epivortb League of the Methodist church held its regular meeting  on Monday evening when an interesting discussion on "Tempeiiince'* was  held, led by Misses Dent and  Pettipiece.  Kid Bogers, the man accused of  robliery on Monday night, was taken  down to Nelson by Const. Upper this  n.m.^to elect as to speedy trial. It������is  understood he will elect to stand his  trial at once rather than wait, for the  Fall Assizes.  -=*^Thc**Eop-^has.elevated_tbe__Prpv:ince.  of British Columbia into an Archdiocese, Bishop Orth, of Victoria,  being elevated to the Archbishopric.  This takes the Roman Catholic  communicants of the Province from  the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of  Oregon as has been the case so far.  P. Burns & Co. are negotiating for  purchase of lot at the north-west  corner of McKenzie Avenue and First  Street. If it is obtained a two story  brick building will be erected.  Fred Robinson returned lust week  from a two months holiday trip  through California. He is much  improved in health, the Hhuai.o is  pleased to learn.  A large amount of new type wns  received by the lll'ltAi.l) a few days  ago from Miller and Richards the well  known Scotch typefounders. Orders,  gentlemen, please 1  Mrs. C. (5. Butter, who has lieon  visiting lier sister Mrs. F. Somes for  the past* six months, left on No. 2  Tuesday, for lier home in Detroit.  She w.Vs accompanied as far as Calgary  by Mr. Somes.  For office stationery, letter heads,  envelopes, statinents, billheads, etc.,  leave your orders at the Hhrai.o  ofllce. The Huit.vi.i) does the printing for the leading business and  private concerns ol" the city and  district.  1*.verylx idy should look out for the  Maypole Dunce by the children and a  local play by local talent in aid of the  library t'uiril ol" St. Peter's Sunday  school, in the Opera House on Tuesday,  June 2nd. Admission 50c, children  half price.  The Ozonngruin published, in its  last issue, a column article from the  Herald going so far as to duplicate  the six line heading. No acknowledgement was made. However*, it's uood  to be considered n> paystreak in  Lowery's Upper Stope.  The regular summer service on the  S. and 0. branch wa.s commenced  yesterday. Trains will leave Sicamous  every ilny except Sunday, making  connections oh Monday, Wednesday  and Friday with the steamer "Aberdeen" fnr" points .south'of Okanagnn  Landing.  The statement in a contemporary  that Hurry Lindley will produce "The  resurrection etc.," in Bevelstoke is, to  say the least, slightly funny. New  Denver must have been meant,  Revelstoke is'nt dead yet, 'tis strictly  alive. What the "etc.," is we can't  conceive.  1 iThere is an epidemic of suspicious  characters in the city at present. It* is  during times like these thab the City  Council should bend n little and see  that' provision be, made for the  proper policing of die city. Owing to  the extent of the city there is need at  times for help to the police how oh  duty.".  A senseless rumor got* around town  on Tuesday that the C.P.R. storekeeper had been shoe at through his  ofllce window the'���������' previous evening.  There was absolutely no truth -in it.  Mr. Fold was engaged on business  there until 11.30 p. in. and any shot  must hnve.com'e.from a pop gun. ,.;', No  sound was; beard and it did not  penetrate the window...���������,.������������������..���������'*.;  Wbeii a Provincial 'constable: was  wanted at-.Golden Hon. .W. C.Wells  could Hnd no one in liis own constitu-  eiicv able to fill this, bill..-���������������������������-'Accordingly,  be appointed an ex-N.������W. M.*Pi man  from Calgary and Golden people are.  wroth.-:.. Thi: Chief .'Commissioner forgot, all about the( promise to many  South African-"volunteers of positions  of this (.���������liarnctei*. But then only the  cripples voted fur him.        .  The Opera House was within an ace  of being burned down on Saturday  night. During the balcony scene in  "Romeo and Juliet" some tissue that  had been placed as a makeshift dimmer got on "lire.. Mr. Nelson oliserved  it and whispered a hurry up call to  Miss Neilson. The lines were hurried  through and the curtain dropped just  before the fire could be noticed by the  audience. Manager Tapping has  made such alterations as will render  a repetition impossible.  The steamer Revelstoke, after mak**  ing three hurry up trips to Laporte  with supplies and machinery for Big  Bend mines, commenced .her regular  run on Tuesday morning. She will  leave hereafter about 4 a~m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. For the present  she is tied up at the old landing at the  foor. of Kootenay street. Travel has,  as yet, hardly "commenced and her  passenger list, last trip, was light up  and down. The river is in first class  condition and fast time was made.  THOS. TAYLOR  INTERVIEWED  TOILET SOAP  Storekeeper's Departure  Mr. E. J. Fort], who for the past few  *thontlis--has-been=acting-as=G-*=EUJ_=  storekeeper here, left on yesterday's  No 1 on a vacation trip to the -coast  and probably to -San Francisco.  While here Mr. Ford lias made hosts  of friends all of whom extremely regret his departure. After his holiday"  he will return to his home in Montreal.  It is possible, however, that he will  return to British Columbia shortly to  take up his permanent residence.  Requesting Government Aid to  River Ferry, Death Rapids  Tramway and Manual Training School���������Election Imminent  Thomas Taylor, M.P.P., arrived in  the city on Friday morning when the  Herald had the pleasure of a short  interview. His visit, here was on  private business and hud nothing to do  with politics.  Mr. Taylor flrst expressed himself us  much pleased with the proposed introduction of manual traiui.ig in the  public school* of interior cities and  stated that he was using every effort  towards having the appropriation for  initiatory expenses, as urged by the  IIkkai-d, included in the estimates.  He will endeavour to arrange joiut,  action on the part of the members for  the constituencies concerned.  Asked as to the condition of affairs  at Victoria, Mr. Taylor was unwilling  to expross'an opinion. He considered  that being a member of the legislature,  a committed of which was conducting  the investigation, it would not be in  good taste for him to say anything  regarding the evidence adduced until  the committee had made their report  to the House. He has every confidence, however, iu the good faith of  the committee and is sure that no  guilty person will escape. The prompt  acceptance of Mr. Oliver's motion for  an investigation by the Premier, Mr.  Taylor further said, had materially  strengthened Col. Prior in Victoria,  as whatever might ne thought of some  previous matters in which he was  concerned his course regarding the  Columbia and Western deal had been  most straightforward.  Taking up other matters of local  interest, Mr. Taylor said he had  devoted considerable attention to  connection between Kevelstoke and  the other side of the riyer. He  realized the growing business importance of the mills and settlement on  thu west bank and thought something  better than the present dangerous  route across the railway bridge should  be providud at once. "The so called  arrangement-between the C.P.R. did  not appear to have any foundation in  fact, and the cost of a, foot bridge  would be" in the vicinity of .$30,000.  It would be impossible |o secure such  an amount for some time, but, in the  interval something should be done*.  A ferry is, in Mr. Taylor's opinion, the  best that can be bopeu for and he is  doing all in his power to have an  appropriation put in the estimates for  its construction.  While heie Mr. Taylor was interviewed : by several prominent men  regarding the proposed tr.iiiiway  around Dentil Rapids and the provision of: ;a Steiiiuer on the Upper  waters of the Columbia. Tlrs matter  had not been brought to the attention  of themenilier.'hel'ore, but heat once  promised;; his j;: hearty ��������� suppirt to  Government ard in this direction. ��������� He  has arranged to have a plan of the  proposed tramway, its estimated cost  and'-ill other pYirlicularo sent to him at  Victoria arid will 'at once take Ibe  niiilter up witli'the Government. He  pointed out. however. Unit it was  rather a late date for"'such a proposition to be mooted this year as it  would have to go in the* supplementary  estimates in which it wnsiery hard to  secure insertion of such an item,  Mr Taylor has evidently been  watching with interest the first productions of gold from Goldfields, Fish  River, and predicts for it, in common  wilh other mining camps in the  vicinity of Revelstoke, _ very bright  future. He stated I hut recent advices  from Trout L-ike had also b. en most  satisfactory and that taken nil in all  North West Kontenny should be the  banner district of the Province for  1908.  Requested to give an opinion as to  the probability of a general election  Mr. Taylor"'s-iid that it was almost  certain. No party in the House as at  present constituted could have absolute control, though Mr. McBride,  if called upon to form a Government  would secure some support fiom the  other side and have a small majority.  It is conceded by the members themselves that the inevitable outcome will  tie the formation of a Conservative  cabinet followed by an appeal to the  country on party lines as noon its the  estimates are passed.  situations can be assured them on  arrival. Their transportation and  oilier small incidental expenses will,  in tbe first instance, be pii'd by their  eniployeisandt.be amount refunded  them by a. deduction every month  from the servant's wages lifter they  have entered upon their employment.  This is a most feasible way of mooting the circumstances of the case, and  tho Hkhai.d advises all those interested to communicate at once with Rev.  0. R. Procmiier, at St. Peter's  Rectory, or Miss ltiddell, at Reid &  Young's, who will be pleased to  furnish any further particular  necessary.  Unique Cutlery.  Among the hardware novelties  introduced in the west by 0. B. Hume  <& Co., Limited, one of the most, useful  is Edwards' prospector's knife and  fork, which by an ingenious arrangement of each ailiclt*. fitting into the  handle of the oi bur renders breakage,  cutting or pricking impossible. Tbe  invention is a, un.del of compactness  with hardwood biiirllcs and brass  trimmings and should be much in  del i in ml for picnic and camping  parties. When sheathed both articles  occupy no more space than nn  ordinary table knife and can be easily  carried in the pocket. .     '  MINING ON THE  ILLECILLEWAET  CORRESPONDENCE  Cleaver's Assorted Soaps  Clear Glycerine Soap   .3 for 26c  .3 for 25c  Olive Oil & Cucumber Soap. ,4 for 25c  A large assort ment always on hand.  PROMPT DISPEH8INC OF PRESCRIPTIONS  WALTER BEWS  I>rii(*glnt niul .Stationer. Next Hiimf- Block  lo the Editor of the Hkrald:  Sir:     I am much surprised that the  City   Council   has   not   seen    fit*,   to  officially    recognize   the   fact  of the  great struggle   unfortunately waging  between the C.P.R. and an important  body of its employees.     Representing  as it does, the -interests of un   important railway city, a city that   must lie  supported   largely , through   the     industry of railway men, , it is proper to  expect  some    expression   from     the  Council on this matter.     If the Revelstoke     City   Council . cannot  pass a  resolution endorsing the action of tbe  U.B.R.E.  in it's struggle for unionism  and justice, it is lacking in u sense   of  public duty,   and   we   must   suppose  that thc   threat   re removal   of shops  followed as it was by'the farce  of the  Board of Trade   meeting   in   relation  thereto, is having a permanent  effect  upon the courage of our city   fathers.  Revelstoke interests  are   broadening  and if thc Council considers  it  duties  consist entirely of looking after roads  and sidewalks and   moving old btrild-  iigs all over the town, it   is   in   error  and needs a jolt. If the city is flourishing and prosperous it is   useful   labor  here and   elsewhere   that has   caused  such conditions,   and  nothing   more.  Let our City Council give to C.P.R.  labor    the    moral    support    of   its  formerly expressed sympathy  in   this  struggle for its rights,  H. Edwahdh.  May 17th, 1903,  Postmaster Resigning  ���������It-iK=currently-Tumored on.thestreet  corners that A. McRae has resigned,  or is about to resign, his positio lias  postmaster of this city. As a reason  for this step it is stated that Mr. McRae will extensively engage in lumlier-  ing operations in tbe future. He has  recently acrjuired large timlier interests in the Kootenay. It is also  rumoured that one cause of J. M.  JCellie's trip east was a desire to obtain  the refusal of tbe billet.  Very Valuable Ore Body on the  Georgie. Reggie and Otto-  Deal on for Transfer of the  Donald.  A mining camp directly tributary lo  Revelstoke is lire north" fork of the  Iliecillewaet, and recent development  there bhow that the prospects for  mining on a large scale commencing  shortly nre very bright. One of the  mining men who have always had  faiih in that locality is Mr." David  Woolsey, and the Hbkai.d is glad to  ascertain that lecent work on some of  liis properties h>is revealed some very  liiRh grade ore.  Th-gioiip in question consists of the  Georgie, Reggie and Otto mineral  claims and is situated on the north  fork of the Iliecillewaet river about  nineteen miles from Alb.rt Canyon.  Three men have been working on the  property nil winter and there is now  110 feet of tunnelling, SO feet cross-  cutting nnd 30 feet drifting on the  vein. The mineral values of the ore  nre in gold, silver and copper and give  veiy x-itisfiictoi-y returns, lhe silver  contents being particularly high. In  1800 a. trial shipment of four tins was  made to the Trail smeller- and the  values demonstrated were the cause of  further prosecution of work. Operations so (t\v have been in the direction  of development only and no attempt  has been made lo produce any ore.  But in stripping the vi ia on tin-  surface for lifty feet some orp wns  necessarily removed*, niul about 7 or 8  tons aie now sacked above ibe month  of the tunnel. The average ( ontents  of Ibis ore his been found to !>*��������� 000 oz.  silver, ."57.20 gold, and 81 per cent,  copper lo Lhe Ion. and the "recent rise  in Ihe price cf silver has enhtneed its  value considerably. At present-market  prices this ore is worth $510 per tou-ilt  the mine. >*,  The vein on the properly is a well  defined one. a pay streak on the foot  .wall underground 0 lo S inches wide  running-117 oz silver und 10 per cent,  copper, while, another on the banging  wall has fiom 8 to 12 inches of about  equal value. At* lhe end of lhe 80 foot  cross cut the oie body is a solid one 10  inches wide and f ml ber investigation  of it is to be made at once.  Anntbei milling property in this  district is the Donald, about live miles  east of Iliecillewaet, also the property  of Mr. WooUey. There has been a  large amount, of development done on  this claim, an 80 foot shaft being sunk  and some 900 feet of tunnelling. This  is a galena proposition having a value  of aliout $75 to tbe ton. It is nndei-  stood that a deal is now on for the  pin chase of the property at* n large  figure. If the matter goes through n  concentrator will be built at once and  active mining commenced.  Hospital Donations.  The Matron of the Hospital wishes  to ..acknowledge with thanks, the  receipt of the following donations:  Mrs. F. McCarty, box of apples; Mr.  Fleishman, half dozen silver knives,  half dozen silver forks; Mrs. Burridge,  Mr. Flindt and Mr. ' LeMaistre,  magazines; Mrs. Gtis Edstroru and  Mrs. Adair, preserved fruit; Ladies  who catered for Bachelors Ball, two  head rests, four lied tables and floor  cloths, collected by Mrs. Spurling.  Desirable Domestics.  An   item   which   appeared   in   last  week's Herald   regarding   proposed  measures   to   remove   the   dearth   of  desirable female domestics has aroused  a large amount of favorable attention.  It is well known  that   practically   all  householders of this city ���������much object  to  Mongolian   help,   but  up   to   thc  present  it   lias   been    impossible   to  secure any other class of servants.  ��������� A   movement  is   now   on   fooc   to  remedy this difficulty and the   following particulars of the scheme, should  receive careful attention from those  who wish to assist in   making British  Columbia a white man's country.     It  is   proposed,   through   a    competent  agent In Ontario,   to  arrange  tor the  engaging of about fifty young   girls,  thoroughly    trained    for     domestic  service and of   irreproachable  character, to come to Revelstoke provided  Vernon Assizes.  Tim following wns th* disposition of  the docket at Vernon Assizes last  jveek. Mr. J. M. Scott, of this city,  a c fed "as" Cro w n"Prosec u tor.   Rex v. Aeneas.���������An Indian, charged  with rape on a young Indian girl, was  found guilty and sentenced tn leu  yeai's imprisonment.  R>*x. v. West.���������A white man was  charged wilh rape on an old Indian  woman about SO years of nge, found  guilty and sentenced to ten years'  imprisonment.  Rex. v, Qiiilirhun���������An Indian  charged with horse stealing, was  acquitted.  Rex. v, Alex Louis.���������An Indian  was charged wilh murder of u  woman will) whom he lived. He wns  found guilty and whs sentenced to be  hangeuon June 10th.  Mr. Justice Irving presided in Court  and his stern senlerices on the convictions for assaults on women will do  much Lo wards siippres.iug such crimes.  K of P  Oold Range Lodge, No '20. Knights  of Pythias met last night when ^report  of the delegate to the Grand Lodge  at Vernon was received. It was also  decided to assist lhe Ladies' Guild of  tho Hospital towards assuring the  success of the performance of "Damon  and Pythias" at the Opera House on  Monday. Officers for ensuing term  were nominated and elections will be  proceeded With at the next meeting.  THE LEADING STORE  AVING PURCHASED THE DRY. GOODS,  Men's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, etc.,  I am prepared to make you the best possible bargains in  these lines, and beg to solicit a continuance of the patronage extended to the old firm.  New Goods  Are Arriving  AND  BEING OPENED UP AS FAST  AS POSSIBLE  A visit to Our Stores and an inspection of the new  goods is particularly requested.  W. J. GEORGE,  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  *" |    Economy In t tic line of Conl.  There are many good housekeeper*  ���������who are Indifferent-in the matter of  caving small coal and cinders. Unseen waste goes on in most*hou;es in  this respect. If housekeepers would  ���������make it a point lo .see that all cinders  and ashes are thoroughly sifted dally  they would be surprised at the fuel  they would save.  There are various arrangements for  sifting-cinders. The best, however, It.  a cinder-box fitted with rcckers like a  ���������cradle. It has n wire tray Inside and  a lid which covers the top. The cinders are placed in the tray and the  cover is put on. Tli������ box is rocked for  a few minutes and then deft to stand  a quarter of an hour. Then cover it*  taken off, the dust -rill have subsided,  the-ashes will havo 'alleu through Into the box beneath ***-yl the cinders will,  have .been., left on the tray ready for  use. . '      '  ���������After the cinders Tnuve been removed  cold.water should, be poured ovei  them. This cause?- them to make  much better fuel when mixed with  coals.  NOTIOE.  Thirty dayii after date I intend ti apply to  the Honorable the .bl-f Commissioner ol  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  mil carrv away timber from the following  IcsltIbed lands In West Kootenay:  ConnneiiL'ltigat apost planted on the nortli  bunk ol Flat creek, Big Bend, *_ mile from  the mouth of said creek, and marked "J R.  Andersoo's north east corner pott"  thence west 1C0 elialus, theneo south 40  i-hams, thence cast 10* ,chains, tbence north  m ch ai ni to tbo*. point ot commencement.  ���������JoiitninlngfrlO acres. ... - '  Dated May 15th, IMS. . " *"  J. R. ANDKRSON.  ���������" A ncn>r ''������������������atom  When a Boer's children marry they  settle within a short distance of tho  original family" homestead, generally  several hundred yards distant. In this  way in a few years a small village Is  formed on the family estate, which  may consist of from 6,000 to 10,000  acres of'unlnclosed grazing ground.  Every son when he marries Is entitled  to a share of the estate, which he is  supposed to use for lhe support of himself and his family, and in,that way  the various estate grow smaller each  generation. When the estate grows  ���������too small to support the owner, lie  "treks" to another part of the country, and' receives from the state such  an amount of territory ������s he may ie-  4Ulr������.    ������->   NOTIOE.  Thirty days after date I Intend to apply to  the   Honorable   the   Chief  Com missioner   of  Lands und W*>rks for a special I'i-euse to cut  aud carry airay  timber irom tne lollowlns;;  described lands In West Kootenay:  Commencing at a* post planted at J. K. Anderson's north east corner post on i lat creek,  Big liend. aud marked "John. Audcrsou'n  south east corner post," tlience we'sf'tociialns,  thence north ltKl cualus,,theuce east IO chains,  thence south 100 chains to point of commencement. .Cotitaiuiiig (iio acres. -  *    *  Dat.(iMaylJlh,19.S."  '-   JOHN ANDEBBON.  NOTICK.  Thirty days after date I Intend to apply to'  the   Honorable   the Chief Cuminissiouer of  Lands and Works  for a special   license to eut  and  carry  away  timber  from tbe following  described lands in WestKoo:enay:>  Commencing at a post planted on the west  bank of the Columbia river on south side ot  John Nelson's ranch and marked ':J. Jackioa's  north east corner post" thence west 80 chains,  thonce south 80 chains, thence east' 80 chains,  tbence north 80 chains to point of commencement.   Containing 640 acres.  Dated ilay 16th, 190.. .  JOnN JACKSON.  Mining Meeting  ��������� There will be a meeting of the local  branch of the Mining_-������__ociation in  tho City Hall on  SATURDAY   even-  NOTIOE.  Thirty days after date I Intend to apply to  thc Honorable Tho Chief Commissioner'of  Lands and  Works for a special license - to cut  and carry away  timber from the following *  described lands in West Kootena; :.*  Commencing at a post planted ' 1*_ miles'  north from Big Mouth creek, on the west side  of Columbia river and J_ mile west from river  aud marked "N. T, Edwards' nirth east corner  post," thence soutli 80 chains, thence westSO  chains, tlience north 80 chains, theneo east SO  chains to point ol commencement.?-Containing 640 acres. ,\-  Pated May lfitn, 1903.  N. T.  KDWAKD8.  -_*  ins at 8 ii. "i* -All members are requested to be in attendance ns business  of great importance will be taken up.  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  Successors to A. K. Smith.  NOTIOE.  Thirtv days after date I Intend to apply-  to the Honourable the ���������* hiel Ci-iiiinissinner of  bands and' Works ��������� for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described lauds In Wes; Kootenay:  Commencing at a post planted' 1*������ miles  nortli from Big Mouth creek on Ilie west side  of Columbia river and W mile west from river,  and marked "John Jackson's north west corner post," thence south Ml chains, thence eaM  80 oliHln������, theuce north 80 chains, theace west  80chains lo point of commencement. ��������� Containing 640 acres.  Dated May ICth, 1903. " ?._.,  "J. JACKf-ON.  BAKERS, AND CONFECTIONERS  Frosli uh'd Complete Line of Groceries.  Catchy Music.  A delicious morsel in the musical  farce, "A Wise Woman," is thi-  introduction of n quaintly melodious  Southern "crooning" Hong and lullaby  done by Miss Marie __amolu*. The  music of this number is .said to be  extremely cutchy and easy to remember, and so populardoes it immediately  become that it is whistled and  hummed by all the small boys, and by  many of the big ones wherever the  play is produced.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that SO days after date I  intend to make application to the Honourable  tho Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  two special licenses to cut and carry away timber  from tho following described lands In West  Koolenay: ��������� .'-.     :'-'--''  No. 1. Commencing at a post marked "Matlicw  Sonar's north west corner post," situated about 1  mile west of Mosquito creek and about 10 miles  from its mouth anil running soutli 80 chains,  tlience east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  tlience west 80 chains to point of commencement.  No. i. Commencing al a post marked ."Mathew  .Soper's south east corner post," and situated  beside post of No. 1 as above described and running west 80 chains, tbence north 80 chains, tbence  east 80 chains, thence soutli 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 1st day of May, 1903.  "UATUEW SOPEB.  NOTIOE.  Thirty days after data I Intend to apply to  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Worki for a rpeclal llcanas to cut and  carry away timber from the following descrlb.  ed lands in West Kootenay:  Commencing at a post planted \% 'miles from  Big Mouth creek on the west side ol Columbia  river and Ji mile west from river, by Edy-rards'  and Jaekson's corner post! aud marked "Ada  Edwards' south east corner post," thence north  80 chains, thence west 80 chains, thence sooth  80 chains, thence east to chains to point of  commencement   Contalnlng'640 acres;  Dated May ICth, 1998.  ADA EDWARDS.  v ���������.������������������..������������������;���������'.-.'.���������. .-'NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby riven that SO days after date I  intend to make application to the Honourable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for two  special licenses to cutjand carry away timber from  the following described lands In the district of  West Kootenay:���������  No. 1. Commencing at a post marked "A. R.  Boner's north east corner post," situated about S  miles west of Mosquito creek and about 10 miles  from its mouth, and running south 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains, thence north 80 chalus,  tbence east 80 chains to point of commencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post marked "A. It.  Soper's south east corner post," and situated  beside No. 1 as above described and running west  100 chains, thence north 40 chains, tbence east 100  chains, thence soutli 40 chains to point of com*  mencement.  Dated this 1st day "of May, 1903.  ALICE R. SOPER.  ���������Just opened a new lot men's hats all  the new styles and colors, at Reid ii  Young's.


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