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 Ifei Hei aid Supplement  ���������.  b  /  THURbDAjY, MAY, 28,  1903.  $2 Per Year  in the vicinity of Frank und the text  of their advice to Premier Haultain  has not been mode public except in so  far as thc result of it appears in his  proclamation.  SPORTS AND PASTIMES  UNFORTUNATE  Another and Larger Rock Displacement Imminent���������On{ Advice of Premier Haultain the  Town again Deserted!  It appears that the unhappy town of  Frank is liable to be visited by another  slide of rock of even greater' dimensions than that which occurred on the  unhappy day, April 29th. Preliminary  observations apparently disclosed the  fact that further rockslides were not  to be feared, and the inhabitants who  hnd recovered from the terror of the  recent catastrophe were just beginning  to return on the advice of Premier  Haultain when, like a bolt from the  blue, came the awful intelligence that  another and more fearful displacement  of rock waa imminent.  This appalling intelligence was con- ������-**���������-#������������������ ao... Cover point Bra*i������1-������'*  veyed to' Winter Haultain on Friday | gSfriy::::.:.'.:.^?" *'?. ..\\\\\\.:.bo_���������{������  morning last by Messrs.   R. G.  Mc-ISmythe    "    _-   Sampson  Connell  and   R.   W.   Brock, of   the!{*��������������������������������� ���������_**CBn-?i*��������� ���������_3ir*",K**  Geological Survey, who had,been wnt StoSS?!?!?.::'.::I:i:-_?!M������*'���������^:V///.1"tsiSSSSSS  by the Dominion Government to report I Fowler  ..Outside Home Woods  upon conditions at Turtle mountain.'! Honie11 ���������������������������'���������"* inside Home h. Bews  As soon as the news was conveyed to      Dr.   Sutherland  mode  an efficient  THE NATIONAL GAME.  There was a scratch lacrosse match  at the recreation grounds on Victoria  Day between teams captained by Dr.  Coghlan and A. E. Kincaid. It was a  good warming up for commencing the  season and a number of new players  turned out. A couple of juniors Earl  Pettipiecc and Percy Dunne have thu  makings of first class stick handlers  the former in the field, playing with  his head as well as his stick, and the  latter in goal making many pretty  stops. ^The teams, one man in the  home field short, lined up as follows:  CO-HUS'S        ' P0SIT10:< NINCAID'g  Dunne Goal McKenzie  Miller Point Kincaid  WALKEM, THE  WHITEWASHER  him Premier Haultain issued a proclamation stating the tacts of the cose,"  and advising that the town be at once  vacated. No sooner had the' warning  been posted than consternation spread  over the whole community. Those  who had returned five days before  with bright hopes that the gloom  which spread over ��������� the town would  gradually pass away were for a short  referee. Of the old players Graham,  Coghlan, Chambers, Edwards and  Sn-tythe showed up well, and if as is  expected one or two more good players  join' the team shortly Revelstoke  ^should have a cinch on the Fulton cup  this year. But the boys must practice.  New "Westminster has only achieved  its present-position by arduous work  and  Revelstoke   has  growing  up  a  time unable, to   grasp   the  situation,   bunch of youngsters that with encour-  but some of "the more timid made an  immediate start for the safe side of the  mountain leaving practically all they  had in the .world",behind them. Some  of the merchants, however, have  determined to let their stocks remain  ���������rather than incur tne damage consequent .upon another removal: "With  their families they have moved to  places of safety, leaving their goods in  charge "of the police who practically  hold' possession of the' town. Mo  business is being done, except at one  or two hotels, where a few, adventur  ous souls who insist on remaining are* al on Saturday, Vancouver  won from  catered for.' " v v:������*������_n .* +_ o  Messrs. McConnell  vestigations 'covered  $2 Per Year  and) Brock's* in-  a periodioi ten  days, during which time they ascertained that tlie westerly peak ot Turtle  mountain had moved at ���������> least1* six  inches. This peak is [a gigantic  agglomeration of limestone 01 even  greater extent than that' which overwhelmed the town on-,'the previous  occasion and as it overhangs the town  there is no doubt that its fall, which  may occur any day, will - devastate  what remains, of the unhappy'com-  munity. Independent observations by  the chief engineer of the coal company  have shown that the mass whose fall  is imminent has' separated from the  balance of the mountain. There is a  yawning chasm, about'three thousand  teet long and four feet wide between  it and the solid body, its depth not  being ascertainable, but is certainly  very great. The ground already swept  by the enormous masses of rock of the  tirst catastrophe is now comparatively  safe, as no further fall is considered  likely in that vicinity. Accordingly  there, is some talk" of mining being  resumed, but if so the miners' camps  will be situated some distance east of  the_track_of the flrst slide. __ This report cannot be "confirmed at the time  of writing but the source from which  it has been obtained renders it almost  authentic. Supt. Taylor of the C. P.  B. has taken up the question of removing the railroad depot, but after  careful* consideration does not think  this move necessary. He thinks that  the station is out of the district which  will be covered by the second slide  when it falls although there may be  some danger from flying boulders.  Messrs. McConnell and Brock have  returned to Ottawa where they will at  once report to the Federal authorities-  They were non-communicative whil_  agement will get in and play the game  to a finish.  The match *was won" by, Kincaid's  team four goals to two. f.Coghlan's  team taking their two in.the first half  and the winners four . in the second.  The scorers were:   ���������  Kincaid's���������1, Graham (5 mins); 2,  Graham (2 mins); 3, Ed wards (14 mins)  and 4, Graham (2 mins).  ���������t* Coghlan's*****-!, Boyd, bounce - from  ground (5 mins); 2, Chambers (15 mins),  " Tlie first lacrosse match for theB. C.  championship was played at the capit-  Victoria 4 to 2.  FOOTBAXJ_  Thej-e was also a scratch association  mutch between two Scotch teams, two  club players Smythe and Snider completing the number. - No names were  available so the crowd christened the  sides "Hot Scotch" and ,"Cold Scotch,"  and the former won 2 goals to 1. Football should be on, the up grade here  next fall as the new comers," though'  out of training, showed a good knowledge of the game. One of them,  whose name is believed to.be Adam,  played as a junior for Scotland in an  international game Scotland v. England.  TRAP AND TRIGGER.  The Gun* Club held its second shoot  of the season on Victoria Day, when,  considering the strong cross -wind  some very good scores were made.  The shoot was 20 birds, 5 traps, unknown angles, resulting as follows:���������  A. J. McDonell 15, J. Sturdy 15, Guy  Barber 14, C. R. Skene 14, Dr. Sutherland 10. Sturdy and McDonell shot  off the tie and the former won the  match. A scratch practice was held  afterwards. J  The details of the first shoot on the  lfltK^instanrhave^not*- yeirbeen'pub-  lished. The match was 25 birds, unknown angles with the following  scores:���������A. E. Phipps 20, McDonell  and Barber 18, Sturdy 15 and McRae  14.  The annual general meeting of the  Revelstoke Gun Club will be held this  evening at 8:30 o'clock at the Hotel  Revelstoke. All members are requested to attend.  The Rifle Association held its regular weekly shoot on Saturday and  although several applications have  been made for the scores they are not  obtainable.* ���������  His Report on the Curtis Commission a Travesty of Justice  ���������Dunsmuir the Whole Thing:  ���������Feeling in Victoria.  [bpbcij-L. correspondence.]  Victoria, May 25���������Now that people here have had time to digest Judge  Walkem's report as commissioner on '  the Smith Curtis charges,- even the  strongest supporters of Mr. Duns-  muir's government are astounded at  the course pursued by the Judge.  His peculiar point of view, that of  placing Mr. Dunsmuir's own evidence  as an answer to every objection is  most adversely criticised and the  statement that speeches of ministers  during the bye-election in this city  were not relevant has given Victoria  such a jolt that it will be hard for any  of Dunsmuir's old supporters to be  elected here.  In his report, speaking of the value  of the land, the Commissioner says:  "The land being at this time in its  wild state would, according to Mr.  Dunsmuir's evidence, above quoted, be  "worth nothing���������not ten cents an  acre," and hence be a valueless asset  to the , province. The implements!  part of the subsidy, namely, the-,cash  bonue, was not impeached. Consequently, the allegation that the subsidy, as a whole, was excessive has not  been proved. .It necessarily follows  that the charge of corruption made  against Mr* Dunsmuir, as well as that  made against his colleagues, as being  alleged parties to that corruption, has  not been established." '  '  Although it was proved up, to the  hilt' that Greenshielus was an officer in *  the paper company under the aegis of  Mackenzie & Mann that executed the  agreement when the land grant was  decided upon by the Government, and  also was acting for-the Government  at the same time. Judge Walkem  totally ��������� disregards this evidence and  states in his report; _��������� , '  '* With respect to the next charge,  namely, that the government im-,  properly employed Mr. Greenshields  as its legal adviser in the matter' of  the . railway- negotiations with the  company, * notwithstanding the fact,  which'they were aware of, that U.  was at the time acting in that capacity for the company, I need only say '  that the weight of evidence is against  it.".     -,'->'  , His calm elimination of all - the  statements made during the campaign  here which was fought out on the  Canadian Northern issue ��������� alone, is  unique in 'its impudence, and shows -*'  that the only idea in appointing 'him  Commissioner was to ��������� stifle all reference in the future to Dunsmuir's and  Ebert's speeches. I quote from the  report again: '  "Many newspaper articles and'  of the speeches made by ministers and  others, I held to be' irrevelant,  inasmuch as it was plainly my duty,  to be guided only by such evidence,  given one way or the other, as would  be admissable in a court' of justice,  when dealing with similar charges."  I understand tliat when the question of payment for services in connection with the commission come-  up in the House'there* will be an  animated debate.   _      _       **���������  Smith Curtis is determined ~to_havo~"  the facts considered as a whole before  some competent authority and will  probably move that the report be  expunged from the records of thc  House and the .whole matter fought  out again. Failing that, the Opposition will insist on all the evidence  being printed so that the public can  judge for themselves.  v -  Conservatives don't forget To-night ;1  i-~  VI \J  1^  RAI LW  ____sr_3  MKN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol V.  IQO  REVELSTOKE B.C.    THURSDAY,   MAY 28. 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  it ty  tt  Dressnidking ui Millinery Parlors, Sum  LADIES' TOGGKY  With thc daily arriving of  new things, you will find  something to interest almost everyone.  PARASOLS  GLOVHS  NECK RUFFS, etc  PICKLES TO SUIT  ALL TASTES  Wc have a'direct importation  of Crosse & Blackwcll's Bottled  Potted Delicacies.  Soups, Pickles, Chow-Chow,  Marmalade, Olives,-Capers, etc.  Theseare imported direct from  the manufacturers' London, Eng.  Dressmaking and Millingf y Parlors. Secondfloor;  ��������� *. ������������������/���������_ *���������..-> __  I.  In  OF  Carpets,  Linoleums,  Carpet Sweepers,  35c Window Shades  House Furnishings  MALTREATING  JAPANESE  Alex. Mellet Committed for  Trial on Charge of Brutal  Assault on Jennie Kiaouhara  ���������Other .Police News.  On Saturday ��������� evening la-st, Alex..  Mellet was committed tor trial on a  charge of assault occasioning actual  bodily harm upon a Japanese woman  named Jennie Kiaouhara. Messrs. K.  ���������Gordon and W. E. McLaughlin wore  the'presiding justices, and G. ���������������-*'<--  Carter, city solicitor conducted the  pr'osecution. .,  The fracas occurred on the atternoon  of Monday, the llth instant, and troiii  the evidence adduced it appears that,  Mellet frightened the woman out o  her house and then ran after and  dragged hor back, kicking her with Inn  knee for a considerable distance up  Douglas street. Upon re-entering the  house she attempted Lo escape by the  garden aL the side, but prisonc-v pu let  her back again by lier hair and kicked  her while on tlio ground. Mr. r-eed-  Imiii, who lives in tire vicinity, remonstrated with him arrd was aWo knocked  down and kicked by the prisoner.  Tho medical testimony o Dr.  Graham went to show thai, when he  was called thc woman had both eyes  blacked, a blood swelling on her' lore-  head, a lacerated wound under tlie  lctt,oyo und numerous bruises all over  her limbs and body. She complained  trf an aching 8catj> and was m a slnto  of collapse. Passage of blood from the  intestines caused the physician t_  suspect internal injuries, " which aro  not yet apparent, but may develop  arry time within a couple of months.  Thomas Steed, Jesse Bradley and  others gave con(iriuatory testimony.  The hearing of various charges again.*>t  the prisoner occupied till midnight  and resulted in hit, being committed  for trial for assault orr the woman  and being fined $20 and costs or '.0  days for Hie attack on Mr. Needhani.  It appears this is not the tirst time  Mellet has been in trouble. About a  year ago he acted in a similar maniir-r  at Nakusp and only escaped arrest by  reason of the iniideniutle police protection there".  POLICE NEWS -  Corporal Thomas, of the N.W.M.P.,  Calgary, came to town on Friday and  left Sunday morning having under  arrest 1. Townley. who is charged  with theft at the prairie city.  Tlie Provincial Constable at Ashcroft made a smart arrest on Friday  of P. Watelet warrted in Spokane for  felonv and obtaining $1.1)00 under  false "pretences. lie was held pending  extradition proceedings.  Three or four drunks have graced  tho Cadi's court during the week contributing the usual $5 or ten days for  (he good of the city.  Moving Pictures  The Dobie Company will piesent a  high class entertainment in the Op-n-a  House tomorrow evening. It coiisis s  of musical numbers and a series of  the latest moving pictures. The Dobre  sisters, two little girls Kosic and  Migiun, made a high reputation at  we Coast and will be heard iu piano  and violin solos and duets,  As a Result of t:ie Report of ths Columbia and Western Committee.���������Melnnes  Resigno-,1 Yesterday Morning.��������� Government Defeated in House, But  Opposition Agree ts Passage of Estimates.���������Prior Promised Dissolution  By Lioutenant-Governor.���������Findings of Committee.  >  (WIOM OUIl OWN COnilESl'ONDENT.)  VICTORIA, May 27, (10 p.m.)���������The Prior Government was defeated today after an exciting time in  the House, Wells and libc-rts being dismissed yesterday and Melnnes resigning this morning. The  Premier on the opening of the House made an explanation, lie said that after hearing the evidenc'u  produced before the Committee he had decided it was impossible owing to divergence of opinion in the  Cabinet to keep Eberts arrd Wells arrd had asked for' their resignation. He had a promise of dissolution  from Lieutenant-Governor.Joly and asked the House to pass necessary estimates and a few blllh first.  Kbevts and Wells defended themselves vigorously. Prentice scored Eberts arrd there was oonsiderable  dirty linen washed by ex-nieinber**, of the Cabinet. On a motion to adjourn the Government was defeated  .seventeen to fifteen, the opposition afterwards agreeing to meet tomorrow arrd let necessary estimates  1   through before dissolution.  Tho report of the Committee finds that the grant of the disputed blocks was a violation of tho Subsidy  Act: that Kberts advised these lands could bo granted under the Subsidy Act; that whilo Dunsnruir and  Prentice were willing Wells should try to get road from Midway to Spences bridge built, it -was not a  condition.for delivery of the grants. The Committee comments on the fact of the Railway Company  _ preparing descriptions of lands and bills, as Kbort's and Wells" departments had assumed no responsibility.  The Committee believes this bill 87 was drafted by the G.P.I.. and considers the coincidence of -formation  of the Pacific Coal Co. gives color- to the belief that it was formed to deal with the lands involved and also  shows .something in Montreal improper proppsals incident,.though the Committee does irot decidb on tiro  question of veracity betweon Wells and Taylor. The Committee approves final rescinding of the gran(sj  aird finds also that the Government allowed answers "not iir accordance villi fact to he given in thi? matter  to the Legislature last session, and that correspondence in the Department of Lands and Works controlled  ?     by Wells was withheld when asked for. ,     ' :  $/ts-*v-*B<V-*'/-V-*^^  ourne  B  ros.  Boiled Linseed Oil  Raw Linseed Oil  Neatsfoot Oil  Turpentine  White Lead  Yellow Ochre  ^ tt  ������ it  * it  e i'*  a *.t  ���������Ml  3  <-������������������  CO  BOURNE BROS.  Mackenzie  Avenue .  .  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tyty  tt  if  tt  ��������� -i-a  ���������v*-;..'.**  m  URiFEitOUS  Rock Found on the Goldfinch  at Goldfields���������$io,oop to1 the  Ton ��������� Richest   Strike   Ever  '   Made in B. C.  " News came to the city on Monday  of a phenomenal strike of auriferous  ore on thc Goldfinch claim at Gold-  fields, one of the properties" of the  Northwestern Development Syndicate.  _s is well known there is on this claim  an enormous vein of free-milling gold  quart/,, about a hundred 1'cet wide  and running straight across the properly. Development has been proceeded with lor some-considerable  time a"ud the recent teat runs of the  stamp mill, with the resulting , gold  bricks brought to this city, are Iresli  in Lhe minds oi I___sa_.D readers.  Up to the tune t*.__ the new man,.-*  ���������ier,* ___. I-.*Liiik ;>I.ii*l.-.ve.I, lock nolcl  ot (he propci ly w-*r_. li.i_ b*..on pio-  c-euoci witu in an easterly direction  from lire centre of the vein, but on his  arrival he had prospecting work done  towards the other, or westerly, edge  with a view of ascertaining with  certaintv the value, of thc ore right  across the lead. Thc surprising dis-  covervof last week was the result. A.s  soon "ns the -wesfcerlv contact was  reached aud the debris on the surface  removed tho miners were thunder-  siruck-with ruveiii-severaljnches wr*le_  of enormous richness right against tlio  hanging wall ol" schist, and extem.ing  into it. The manager was at once  called and saw that the richest strike  of free gold bearing ore ever heard of  in the Province ot British Columbia  had been made as the result ot his  investigations.  This wonderfully rich rock runs in  the neighborhood of $10,000 in gold to  the ton. It may appear an extraor-  dmarv statement to make, but the  Hek.Ci.i_ is not publishing a rumor  and has actually inspected a quantity  of the ore in question brought to town  bv Prank U. Freeman on Monday  evening, and who left on Tuesday  morning with about .-.0 pounds of the  samples for Hancock, Michigan, the  head office of the Northwestern Development Syndicate.  The gold is contained in a greenish  micaceous schist and the samples seen  had attached, on one side, particles of  the typical white quartz of the Fish  river" camp showing that they had  been extracted at the point of the  contact with the vein and country  rock. Nodules of gold, many of them  the size of a pinhead were studded  throughout the specimen and the end  fractures show that the same features  characterise the whole body and the  surface is no richer than the lower  faces. ,T  It is a plea-ant task for the Hkkai.1.  lo congratulate the members of the  Northwestern Development Syndicate  on their remarkable good fortune.  The company in question was one of  the first to operate in the Fish river  camp aird have shown their faith in it  bv continuing development work  where mnuv others would have ceased  operations." The difficulties surrounding tbe opening up of the mine and  the necessarv expense discouraged a  number of the original shareholders,  but those who bave stayed with the  camp arc bound to reap a rich harvest.  Kvervthing is now  ready   for   the ^  starting of the stamp mill at continu  ous work, and -probably- before this  issue reaches our -readers* the * slumps  will be poimding (fill gold from what  oromiscs to .be.^*.**.richest, mine of  ."irifcish" Columbia.'< The track, for-Oie  surface tramway from the mouth of  the tunnel at present worked***lo the  cable line has been completed and the  arrival of rails, now orr the way, is all  that is necessary to. complete , tho  equipment of the property. There is  two month's supply of ore' at the  moulh of the tunnel and'an unlimited  quantity iii sight, and'from now "on  Goldfields will bo a liaine 'to conjure  with in tho milling centres of North  America. From the old workings the  ore averages at least $20 in gold to tho  ton. and the present small, but complete, equipment should ensure a  monthly output, of about $18,000 in  gold, which, as development is pushed  and extra stamps provided will, before  the end of tho present , season, bo  largely increased. Meanwhile, prospecting will be actively continued to  fully disclose the extent of the recent  discovery.  '���������-M*  ������������.*-  mm  Shamrock IH starts Across the  Ailautic .Vl.-iny Persons Killed  in A-.m.ir.**b.*K' Race--Other  Telegraphic News  ���������London'���������May -"'7;���������Thu���������Di-V-by��������� was-  von today by Itacks.rnd, with the  French horse" Vinicius second, and  Flotsam third. Vinicius was hardly  expected to-como second because of  recent poor- performances, but the  winning ol* Rocksund was a foregone  conclusion.  I_jsdon, May 27.���������Sir Thos. Upton's  fleet sailed for America today, slopping en route at Gourook for a short  time.  London, May 2(1.���������-The Spanish government has prohibited the continuance of the Paris-Madrid automobile  race within that country. So far si.-_  competitors have beerr killed outright,  two fatally and ton seriously injured.  Victokia, May 28.���������As the Government has rrot kept its word and cancelled the enormous reserve of the  Island Power Company steps will lie  taken by the Opposition to force the  matter. 11 wa.s promised the obnoxious order- would bo repealed in last  Gazette.  Montreal, May 28.*���������Tho street  railway   strike   hero    was     formally  A  B  r13._8c.iG_  Laundry Restriction v*By-law  Passed���������Tax-' Sale ,0.*puriher  Considered���������Minor "Matter of  Civic Interest Discussed.    ,    .  At the regular* meeting of the . City  Council on Friday evening there were  present the Mayor .aird Aids. Foote,  .Law and McLeod.  COM-tUXI CATIONS  It. Tapping���������as to damage to cellar  of "Willis House, Victoria St. and  Boyle -Ave. l.oferred to Hoard of  "Works.  E. J. Coyle and Supt. Kilpalrick���������  regarding "reduced, rates for bummer  to encourage tourists. travel through  tho Koolenay.   J-led.  li. Gordon���������re Jit* barrels cement  required for use at power house.  Ordered to be purchased.  "LAUND-It-   -tlSBTItlCTION*  By consent the Laundry liestviction  By-law was introduced by Aid. Law  and received its first, second and  third reading. Particular's are'given  in another column. A penalty of $100  is provided for inl.-n.ct ions.  tax sale' \  The Tax Sale   By-law  received its  second arrd third readings and Was set  down   for reconsideration  and finally  passage at next regular* meeting.   -  1IROK13N VKKCI-K-  Ald. Foote, on behalf of the Board  -of���������Works���������verbally���������reporlodJns���������1������  complaint of W. M. Lawrence regarding fence broken by siiowplougli, that  as other people had repaired such  damages themselves the city should  not intervene. The council had a  right to compel owners to keep sidewalks in front of their property clear  of snow and it would' be better to  exercise that right if the city wa.s to  be made responsible for* such   repairs.  .IINOK .MA'lTlillK  lt was decided to connect the  cemetery with the. city waterworks  service aud instructions were given to  have the necessary pipes laid. Tho  .As-O-Sinonl Roll wasordored prepared.  A portion of Railway Avenue was  ordered fixed up to give Mr. Colarch  access to his property.  INSTALLATION COSTS  The Mayor brought up the question  of charges for-electric light installation  and thought same should be reduced  to actual cost. This brought forth a  vigorous protest from Aids, McLeod  arul Foote. They pointed out that  Moscrop Bros, wore in   this   business  WE ARE NOTED FOR EVERY DAY  AIODERATE PRICES.  OUR    PRICES   ARE    RIGHT.  declared off last.night.     The   Interna- | irr iho city audit would be mostunfaii'  ���������   ���������  *       -     --���������"--   ���������     -   to drive lhem out by using the power1  ot" the corporation to deprive them of  a living. The matter was referred lo  the Water and Light Committee for  report.  tional   Union   has    apparently   been  crushed out of existence.  Pool Creek Bridge  Mr. T. J. Graham returned to town  on Saturday from Fish River, where  ho had been superintending the construction of a bridge across Pool Creek  for the government. Tho bridge in  question, which is 210 feet long and  has a central span of 00 feet, will form  an important link in tho road from  Camborne to Goldfields. Tho work  has been carried out in a very satisfactory manner and was constructed  by day labor. It's cost was about  $1000 and it was built in a month and  two days. Mr. Graham reports business in the district as very lively and  the people there aro much excited  over the continued rich mineral discoveries in the Fish river camp.  mmg mesimg  Dress Goods  In all tliu newest material*, aud coloring  JM'Icch fioin IMc. per >_luI. ^  Shirt Waists  Wo tun showing all tlie new itosiffiw. con-  ul-jlliiifh*'���������Wim.li"-"SITW- at SJ.00. White  l,atwi i, Clraei I.lniiii-*, Organdie-, etc., at  75- to S.1.0O.   **  'Ladies TaSSor  Made,Costumes .���������  Jliuld In Illnusc Waist, !"tiis-.i.in Cont, silkt  Illicit' l'rl-c-i 311 to _������.  Cloth Skirts  for __ilii"5* anil Misses'.���������Mi.-ses' sire- SO,  32, 8+ Inch. Thoho gooils ni������ in*i<li* by the  licit makers ami lit and material speak  for them-iclve**..  White Wear  ,\t inoiiov Saving Prices.   Call in aiul look  ovcrtliia'lino, it will lie worth the troublcT  Parasols and  Umbrellas  In tallies' anil Chililrcns'.���������We liaiullcniily  the heat makes.   Prices from 'Jjc. to S5.00.  Glove  Department  lAillui'nniK.'hililreii1'' In Silk, I.Iale. I_.ce  anil TnlTctta. W. have tlicui in white,  black nml all the b-iriti(-* shiuli-s. Uiitles*  I������*ulics* Kill Gloves,���������Spei-ial Priivs Mc.  Men's Kills V Inllrange of sires  ltr.AT, KID OI.OVK���������fVnllierl'a-iore)  Washable anil Perspiration Proof Olo**e  Directions���������l_*a\t' the plove on the  hands anil watli in soap ami wntor: rinse  i-lieatiKlly-lii cl_ui-������ ���������it-t_i"L_Il__:_tli!.,Mi.  to ilry.    Kvery pair giurauteiM.  Staple  Department  M-ich larger th-iii put. marked at selling  P"ee������. , Comprisiiifr Sln-flting, Pillow  Uiltni-i. Uleaclie-ri anil inilileiichcd. cotton, *  _*��������� ���������ns.l.ilc Caailirir. Flannelette nt flc p.  >!uj'-��������� ���������*'������'"������������������������" 8������ per jr_nl. Towelinc*'  ami Ton-els, Table Line-is anil   "    - *  -*|H*cial-.���������rices to large ljuyers.  Napkins.  Men's and Boys',  Department  **,*e( er ixforo have wo hail as good a selection of bricht, nou-goods.    _ , i  *Mcn'srK_uly to WcarSiills���������nool....$$ up"  Boys"Suit* ...*. from 82 up.  ^Bo_**-BIoii������e'Suite and Shirtwaist--   cool  -Summer good*).-* " ���������   -      v - ,  Men's Top  Shirts���������White,   Colored,   Soft  ���������starched Fronts, with or without Col]an).  Bovs* Top Shirts���������White, Bhick, colored.  vw nh or without collars, at 15c. -*-..���������  v:,i  Footwear    .  The Kin-press Shoe for Ladies.   *        *      .**  L  ,    *.The  iieu-S'-riuj-* and Summer Style-  are just to hand.   Prici-s range from  S2.S0 to ���������������**.   K\ er>* pair stamped by  the . manufacturer.   Prices r right.  _    .   Can. be no mistake in values.  The Harlow Shoe Co. and Lilly Urackett's  American Shoes for men. We claim these  shoes are the best on the market.  Millinery .  Department  Leave your orders with  us. Our prices in this  department arc reasonable  and we promise to suit  -j'ou-orTio sale.������������������   DRYGOOD.  MERCHANIS.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  AGENTS FOR THE BUTTEfMCK PATTERNS..  Methodist Stations  The SlaUouiritf Connn'UPe of tiro  Methodist ehiu-cii .���������n-rarnji-d tin*  following station-* for* iimiiHl'.T.** in the  Kuinloo|i-t flisti-ri-r, tit the confoivnuc in  Victoria Init wcok.  .���������linos Turner, ���������.���������hairinan; J. A.  Wood, linaricinl scui-i'tarv.  Kamloops. A. E. Ilethoi itrgton, B.  A., fi. O.; Ja". TuruiT, pn-bident of  conference, supei-.innuati-u: ."lames H.  While, local superintendent mis-**ion--:  Nic.ln, John J- W- ���������l'.?-. S.ilinor* Ann,  James A. Wood: R'-velstokc, Chas.  l-.idiii'i': Trout I_rke City. A K.  Sliai |i: Crulili-n, R. 13- I_iitllej : Enderby,  Ai'lhnr K. Kobei'ti; J. K. IJ-i>otiian.  siipprnimiiivy; OkiuniB*'"* John W.  fiowerirrs, ii- A., Athciofl, Jo-. W.  Wins*iww: Lillonet, John II. 'W ritfht.  It ������ ,il Iw-���������>'-"������ thai th������* tPi-u.-it fi till n* i*fti*i)i*ion oF Rev. C. J_ ulner n.  ���������t'niscily for ainitliei-yi-.tr w.is com-  p'i.'d w"ilb,    a   f*"*-'    upon    which    tin  All member;*, of lhe local branch of  the Provincial -lining Association,  aud tho&e interested, are requested to  attend a inceUnp* lo bu held in the  City Hall on Monday   evening   at S p.  ^da^ri^^^lnT=*U  >*���������->;     U   is  al- ^,������.  muttoi'H   of   interest   to   the   miuin.  industry.  W. M. Brows,  Executive Member.  local conureit.ilitiir is- to   be   congr.ilii-  tlr.it Hev. J it- Turner well known all  ovi'i-the Kuoteniiys in early days wil'  h.: .re ii- well earned rest from hi������  lubors having been -.uperaunuated.  Very few people now hero reuieiubei-  bis holding   beivices' irr   the  bouse halfway down the hill.  old   log  Conservatives Attention! -  Ther*- will l,** ;l meeting of the  Hevelstukc Conservative Association  held irr tlie Opera. Hoiibc this  evening at 8 p. in. AH members and  those willing to stand by the partv-in"  the coming campaign are requested to  attend. Oi-guiiizulioii will be pro-  ceeded witb.  J. M. Scott,  President.  ASuccess.  Through the columns of the press of  oibercititf- in which the musical farce  "A Wise Woman" has been seen.it  would *.eem that this latest work of  \. rlfred Cla.-ke*s is tbe ureAtest suc-  '���������i*s������ that iw biilliant author has ever  had. MissMaiie Lamc-iir, who is b������  mg featured in the play, has risen to  the occasion and made a hit quite as'  pronounced as the clever comedy. At  the Opera House Friday, June 5th. UEW YnilK TOWNS  ���������OME OFTHElit   PECULIARITIES   RE-  VL-ALED    .  ���������'-*-���������   l������ lhe lu������|iilrl*p    t .*ilitr������ or tet������ Curium  ..4-urrr*i|Hiiiilriii.-    ������������������ li������l the Uvaser,   the  ������,IJ Jlalu, ili-'ii-ui|> mitt inhere iiave te  ���������  i-tny.  ijut--.ko.~-Cs, *.:-.ey do mt that tho  X.nple of Amltyv.de rre very friendly.  Otcl Maid���������Ot i iitrsc you might tako  ~-ij.  your  resldi ii ���������-���������  In   Batchollcrvllle,  uut what's In 11 inline?  Tramp���������You'll lie tier have n care  ���������uhlle nieaurtcn.ri around Steuben  . rounty; Its com; y scat Is Bath.  Yellow llcport. r���������Very likely Berno  Is the place win .a you would Iind Uot.  Jtutt.  Chemung���������We have not been there,  - '-��������� trnt wo do not I'.-.dc-rstand that Dig  *** .*lais is known by its sky-scrapers.  Pastor���������Ono w-nild suppose ut flrst  *~ -blush, that people ought to be happy  -���������*:'*ln  Bliss, but wr* fancy they aro    not  *     -s-inore so than eb:*;where.  Congressman���������Ves,   there   Is   some  '."5-fOker"ployed at   Mluff Point.  Boxer���������We hud not heard of tt, It  ;-"fSurden is the home of the hettvy-  " weights.  Promoter���������To the best of our luiowl-  - ������dge there hasn't been a boom iu Can-  - ~i.'_onville for a Ions time now.  Tioga���������Possibly the people of Can-  ������������������fior arc noted for their frankness.  -'.hey are in other States.  Inquirer���������"Why didn't you think they  made barrels in Cooperstown? We  hear they whoop things up thore all  >lre time.  Stockman���������We have understood that  ���������Ji.rham was a bully town.  Ilunc.o���������No.' not all the   people vou  * aiuet in New'York city como from Kv-  tigrceu.      Vou meet a policeman   oc-  tcsionally���������and he comes from Ireland.  Romeo���������If you have a Juliet ln Gas-  jcrt, we should think you could meter  it any time.  Prospector���������Chautauqua   county   is  ���������juite thickly settled, but   it contains  tinly one Hamlet.  Old  Subscrib." ��������� Envious    persons  - -may say Ihat Jamaica is a rum place,  "��������� _iut It is v.0.. lt is as nice as airy o������  *-- its neighbors.  Cosmopolite���������Of course nil of the  yap*; dc:i*c come from Jayvillc.    Indi-  - una is still open.  Casuist���������Wc   have   been    informed  Ihat  some  very   dull  people may  be  .* !ound iu Kccuc.  Anarchist���������Yes, Liberty ought to be  -*   i free and easy kind of town.  Mug���������You are quite right, thc expression "Don't be a dam" did not orici-  oaie in  Little Neck.  Antiquarian���������it may sound that way  * :o you, hut Arkviiie was not .founded  ������������������e���������������-"���������""'"by Noah.  -Saiior���������Tcs, Ncversink has a largo  "-" "loafing population.  Schenectady Maid���������Perhaps Auburn  '*-. Is a red-headed town, but you should  - *e careful with your Jokes. You are  "���������-���������������������������'uot far from Auburn yourself.  Temperance���������No,   sir; the   Rye   of  "������������������Westchester county is In no wise re-  ' iated to the rye o������ Maryland in largo  -"Mack bottles.  Pretty Girl���������Y.'e regret to inform you  '-that some of the young men of Salt  "point are rather Fresh.  Harry���������Yes, Shavertown is in Dela-  -.* ware county, but it is not the Paradise  ���������" ������l barbers as its name would imply.  Traveler���������Dorr'r  iro  *���������*>  Silver  Creek    _now.   Walt!;:' ���������'..   :.**.:   *,ubside. Six-  '   ieen fo on. ;.-. . .;...    .*.: .* :t at present.  Musician���������There may be some vocal-  -Jsts al Sing Sing, hut to the best of our  ��������� knowledge and belief it is not a popular resort with those artists.  Acrobat���������You are mistaken; Somer-  - let isn't any easier to be turned upsiae  _low.il than o:h-r towns of its size.  "Heterolozist���������(IJ Steamburg may be  at boiling hot pl���������ce. We were never  -lhere. (2) Wc are quite sure there is  -S -weather bureau at Stormville.  "Walking Delrgate���������You keep    away  "Tfrom Strykersviile.     That name   has  -nothing to do with what you are think-  _taK about  Diner���������Yon are right to make the  tlaim you do for Ulster county; when  tt comes to hot stuff, Tabasco leads all  -Uie towns of the State.  Ttunner���������It Reims to us that Tarrv-   "_ town _ou.ght__|g^hg_a   good place   in  -Jrhich  to wait a  while.  Geometrician -You are wrong in  .-opposing ths: Triangle is a town with  3Bnly three   sices to it.      Like    other  THE JOY FAMILY.  It   Mae   Seen  ������*& Veure In  Croutng th*  Continent,  The founder, Thomas Joy, came over  from England aB a young, unmarried  man of twenty-five, with his fortune  to make, writes James Ft. Joy, la the  Cbautauquan. He settled ln Boston,  married the daughter of a bay pilot  and Indian trader, and begat sons and  daughters, whose births and baptisms  marriages and deaths, are written in  tbe records of the town and church,  and printed in the precious "Report of  the Boston Record Commissioners."  Four generations havo brought us  down to 1750, and the great-groat-  grandchlldren of the emigrant have uot  yet loft the tidewater region; it was  sot until the seventh generation that  the family hogan to spread abroad.  The fifth and sixth show slight wanderings from tho Seaboard Into the new  inland tiers of townBhipB, for which  lands were being granted to the older  settlers, aflor tho cossatlon of the  French nnd Indian wars in 17G3. In  the seventh generation New England  becomes too small. One man goes lo  Ohio and makes a fortune In~_arm Implements. Three brothers go to Morgan county, Illinois, fn 1838, to spy out  the land. Settling there with other  neighbors from New Hampshire, thev  create a little prairie colony of .New  England farmers, clustering about a  white Congregational _meeting house.  Their children and grandchildren have  crossed tho Mississippi and settled in  Colorado and -California as merchants  and professional men. Another man  of the seventh generation finds his life  work in Detroit. Still another of the  Salisbury families, after turning northward Into New Hampshire, and later  trying its fortune In Maine, goes to  Chicago in prosperity. The children  in the ninth generation from Thomas,  the emigrant, are now in their cradles  or ln school, and three out of every  four of them have been born beyond  the llmUs of Now England. It wns  not until 1880 that the first scion ot  this branch touched the Pacific coast  at San Francisco. The family had been  245 years In crossing the continent.  CHINESE GUNNEllY.     mind your own business.  LORD     BERESFORD'S    AMUSING   ACCOUNT OF WHAT HE SAW*  -"towns in the State it has six sides, to  ���������wit, east side, west side, north side,  "ionth side, on'side and inside.  Militiaman���������We think there are no  %K>re soldiers in Troupsburg than in  ������ny other town o������ Its size. Why did  Yoa think so?  Statistician���������We cannot say positively that Varysburg is a changeable  jJace.  -toondr-r���������Yrs. there Is a report that  -VennilliOD is tho place wucrc thev  faint it red. P. 3.���������This is private and  ���������jonDdential, and you must not give it  fcway .  Kentuckian���������Go right along to \T_-  .JeTtown if you want to. Tne name  -fen't cry indication that you will fara-  Kusser���������No, sir; Potsdam is not the  -*nly kind in St. Lawrence county.  Cynic���������Of course the name o������ the  iown has nothing to do with the looks  >f the girls of Plainville, and you  ���������������ugbt to be ashamed to ask such n  -fuesUon.  Mysogynlst���������What you have heard  '%t correct; only married people live in  .leasantville.  :  Pessimist���������Ninereh is not a Jonah  Dwd. You are thinking of that other  ine.  Naturalist���������You are away off. The  How York Buffalo" does not belong to  {he bison family. It isn't so wild aud  -������oolly, quite.  Greenhorn���������We do not know *������hoth-  ir ihe trunk of the elephant you can  ���������*ce in Saratoga ;3 larger than ordinary  jr not.  A F<-!cliIiis Invitation.  Hero is a copy of an invitation sent  by one of Philadelphia's demure and  winsome young ladies to two of her  girl friends:  I have just thought of quite a pleasant  way  By which   we three���������so   busy   every  day���������  Can take a peep at Nature', and explora  Her hidden depths and coolest shaded  shore.  Next Sunday morning, early, If the sky  Ib bright and  clear,  and  rain-clouds  ,  out to "dry,"  I purpose���������and trust you say "amen!"  To make a little trip to Belmont Glon.  We all to meet at   Falrmount, board  the boat,  And up the classic Schuylkill clamlr  float  To second laJding, whence leads   to  the Glen. ,  (Perhaps tho hour of mooting should  be ten.)  A schoolgirl's lunch    perchance we'd  better take:  Most anything,���������bread, butter, peaches,  cake.  And      such���������incase    our      mistresses  should scold  At coming home when everything waa  "cold."  Now if you  think  this plan  is  very  wrong  Don't hesitate to say so.   Bring along  Your usual Sunday books, or, if you  choose,  The Sunday press, that you may glean  the news.  While -I breathe deep the   bird-tuned  air or sigh  To think of many happy days gone by.  "This once" leave other duties in the  lurch.  And   join   in   worhipping   in   "God'a  first church."  I  Accounting* for italln-aj Accident**.  The derailment of trains on the  South Pacific Coast Railroad through  4;rack_jiimping^-W___h has_ been notably frequent of late, is attributed "by"  railroad employes to the excessive oscillation ot the locomotive and tender,  produced by a new method of breaking  joints In track laying, adopted as an  experiment on the narrow-guage lino.  - In ordinary track laying it is tho  custom to bring the rail joints on each  side of the track on the same tie. On  the South Pacific Coast Railroad the  joints alternate at the centre of Uin  opposite rail. As a result the jar received by the locomotive and tender in  passing "over each joint has thrown  them first one way, then the other, iho  regularity of the oscillation conforming with the length of the. rail and tho  reproduction of the joints.'and its violence augmenting with increased-.spend.  As a consequence, the motion of tho  locomotive under such conditions In  time swings thc tender and Itself clear  of the rails to Its own destruction.  So convinced has the railroad management become ot thc correctness ot  the theory of the roadmen that it h,t_  decided to abandon the now system nt  breaking joints and relay the track  on the old plan.���������San Francisco Cbroa-  lcle.  Tlie Woikiuu Were Uelishteil Willi Illia  at the Ar������ennl������-lle Shown Them How to  fc-t Then Siicoil and rccd tiearluit for tlie  Tool*.  Lord Charlea Beresforu, nwcuBshig  the openings In China for mechanical  engineers, gives an amusing description of Chinese forts and arsenals.  "1 would like," he says, "to tell you  one or two stories thoroughly characteristic of the Chinese. At Shanghai  in the superb arsenal under tho superintendence of Mr. Bunt aud Mr. Cornish, both British mechanical rnginvers,  I Baw an Armstrong gun which nad  had tho breech piece repaired in a most  clover manner. As a matter ot fact, it  was really a Krupp gun. but witb an  Armstrong breech mechanism. On  nsklng for explanations, 1 was told  thnt the original breech piece had boon  blown out, and on visiting a fort later  on I found out how and why. At this  fort I congratulated thc mandarin on  having the guns (IST-ton) mounted In  proper positions, and I was afterward  shown tho powder used. I then said:  'You surely do nbt use this powder In  thoso guns?' 'Oh, yes,' replied the  mandarin, 'we do.' 'But it will blow  the breech-pieces out.' 'Yes, It does,'  was the reply. One killed fourteen  men; and then they tried the other  gun and killed twenty-four men.  "Later on I visited another battery,  where there were five sixty-ton guns.  Observing thc arrangement ot these, I  asked the mandarin where his 'front'  was. The mandarin pointed in one  direction, but the suns pointed In an-  -.'lrcr. 1 mentioned thrs, and the mandarin nodded, and said he thought  thero waa s*.ome mistake. I then pointed out that oiily one gun could be fired  surely in ihe desired direction. Oh,  no,' replied the nutadarin, we should  fire them all.* At my request the ex-  poriii'-oui. was then made, aud on pointing the guns around as desired they  became en echelon, so that ths wave of  concussion oi one gun would havo  destroyed the dctichmcnt on duty at  its neighbor. KnowirF. this, I placed  soldier's hals and clothes ahout thc  guns, and on firing tho latter in succession those garments were blown  sky high. You Bee?' 1 observed to the  mandarin. 'Yes,' replied the latter, 'we  should have haif some men killed, but  the shot would have reached the enemy, wouldn't it?'  'At another place there was a CO-ton  muzzleloading gun, at which thc  arrangements were such that the gun  was actually loaded in the magazine.  A badly sponged gun or burning wad  might, therefore, have blown the whole  up. I pointed this out, remarking that  I had never seen anything so dangerous. The mandarin smiled, clapped  me on the back and said: You are tho  cleverest man I have ever met. That  is just what happened last year.  We did fire the gun and the magazine blew up. I will show you where.  About fifty men had heen killed in tnls  explosion, but no alteration had been  made In reconstructing the battery.  Later on I went to a powder mill and  found there excellent machines of German make. I noticed however, that  there was too much powder in the pan,  and, further, that the windows were all  open and protected by gratings. Hence  it was possible for dust or grit to blow  in, and, getting into the pan, it would  be liable, by the friction caused, to  start an explosion. I pointed this out  and the mandarin replied: Yes, it  blew up like that last year: this is the  new place we have built since.'  'The Chinese were also delighted  with me at other arsenals having co  European superintendent when I snowed them how to set their speed ana  feed gearing for the tools.  "In one place I found a man boring  ^ 6-pounder gun, and the tool protesting mo3t vigorously against the ill-  treatment. I showed 'he man how to  adjust it, and got it going properly.  The workmen gathered in a corner nnd  talked excitedly. I askpd wha* thev  wore saying and was to-id: 'They aie  saying that England produces the most  wonderful mandarins in the world.  Wi������_hr*re~__)_i"yr_ut~n"ot" one~of "thorn-  knows anything about any of the machinery in the shop.' "  Th? oniy difference between a vio-  'pnlst and a fiddler is that one draws  ittitry and tbe other doesn't.  Tho Slceple-m Sercn.  "There were seven of the twelve,*'  Bald one of the discharged jurors in  speaking of the matter the next morning, "who didn't want to sleep then-  selves and wouldn't let the rest of us  eleep. Whenever we dropped into a  doze they came around and shook us  till we were wide jtwake again."  "And you had to sulTrnit, I suppose,  for they constituted the majority?"  "Yes, they were the rousing majority," said the hollow-eyed juror, with  e. pensive attempt to be facetious.���������  phicago  Tribune.  r Hetty f*r*-fii nMtntii..  "Hetty Green, 'The Richest Wonnn  fn America,'" writes Leigh Mltchtll  Hodges, In the Ladies' Home Journal,  "lives modestly in two small flats In  a brick block in Hoboken. New Jersey.  There are two electric puvb-bells at the  door, under each of which ine flndi  the name 'C. Dewey.' Mrs. Green prefers that^ the public should not know  where her homo li situaiM, and she  u?es this name because her pet dog's  .name' is "Dewey, and sho commonly  calls It 'Cutie.* The parlor is In tha  lower suite, and Is a little larger than  a good-sized closet. A conch, a small  table and three chairs are the furnishings and the oi*nam<>nlatlon is quite as  simple. Mrs. Green is a rapid talher.  Words seem to come to her as ear-f y  is dollars. She is witty, too, and tlfae  gifts, with her remarkable memory  and pleasant voice, make her an excellent conversationalist. Fler daily  routine ia more severe than thai, of  nny other living millionaire, perhaps.  She rises early, cats a light breakfast  in the little dining-room of the FIo-  lioken flat, and hurries off to tho ferry.  It is only a short distance from hor  home to the slip, and ihe always walks  be the weather what it may. Her husband, E. II. Green, who is seldom seen  or heard of, is nn old man, almost  eighty, and somewhat ot an invalid.  The upper one of tho two Hats Is cillstl  his, and there, ln a plainly furnished  sitting-room, he sits day In and d iy  out while bis wife Is in New York  looking after her financial affnlrt,.  When sho comes home In the evening���������it Is always late���������she sometimes  reads to him,"  A Westerao-rTelU of Seme   BnQnil Advice  Ue Ouoe Out After ������ Itow.  Mind your own business is a good  rule to go by," said a veteran Westerner with an ugly scar between his  thumb and his index finger, and this  mark you seo on my hand keeps me in  mind ol it. I got it by not do ing that.  It happened in a faro room one night  ln a mining town. I was watching a  friend playing, and Justopposlte waa  a little fellow neither of us knew. My  friend had up a bet ot $20 which he  won and Just as he was ttbout to take  It, the little man reached out and got  It.  " 'That'B mine,' said my friend.  "It's mine,' unlil-tho littlo man, and  the trouble wfta raising when the lookout, with a gun across his lap, put in  to settle it. ~  " 'This Ib our business,' said mv  friend waving the look-out oK. 'Now,'  he went on. addressing tho little man.  'wo will just step outside and sue  whose it Is.'  "I thought I had seen a 'guerrilla,'  one of those chaps around a samo who  Ib watching to catch a sleeper, slip the  checks and* knowing that uomohody  would be killed If tho two men wtnt  outside, I put my hand on iny friend"!',  shoulder and anuouncod that tha guerrilla had pinched tho bet. Tire guerrilla promptly struck me ln the jaw and  I went over, but was right up again  and he came tor mo with a big knife.  I caught at his arm and got iho knife  which ripped my hand up. but I held  on until somebody hit the guerrilla  with a stool and knocked him senseless. A dozen pistol rhots wero llred  during the scrap, *just to shoo vhe  th'es out,' some joker said, but I was  worse hurt than anybody else.  " 'You ought to have minded your  own business,' said tho old fellow who  dressed my wounded hand.'  " 'But I wasn't going to see my  friend robbed and killed,' I protested.  " 'Mebbe,' was the sage reply, 'hut  you'll have all you can do to keep out  of trouble mindin' your own business  in this country, aud let this be a warn-  in' to you.'  "As it turned out, I was right, and  my friend and the little man shook  hands. We got the $20 from the guerrilla and that same night the boys  wrecked his cabin and drove him out  of tho camp."  THE HEAT IN AFRICA.       strangest of lakes  THE HOTTEST CONTINENT OF THEM  ������������������ '. ALU  WUy Not Iliinie Made Ice.  If the courts fail, science may be depended upon to knock out the ice trust  says a chemist in the Kansas City Star.  "I venture the prediction that the average well to do family will be making  its own ice inside the next two years.  For a long time past a number of the  cleverest inventors in the country have  been trying to devise a small, compact  ice machine, with a capacity of from'  50 to 500 pounds a day, that can be  operated by any domestic servant, and  they have made sufficient- progress to  bring success clearly in .view. It is au  interesting fac^that nearly all the. remarkable improvements which bave  heen made ln large commercial machines during the last two or three  years have suggested themselves in  this tireless search for a practical  household apparatus.  "When I say that success is in sight,  I mean that all the most serious prob-.  lems have been solved, and the difficulties that remain to be overcome are  purely mechanical. As a matter of  four or five small machines are already  in the market, but none of them quite  meets the requirements. The ideal apparatus .for use in cities will probably  obtain its power from an incandescent  lamp socket, just like the ordinary  electric fan. The cook will fill up the  receiver with water, make the connection and go about her business.  There is nothing Utopian about thla  little forcast. Private ice plants'are already practical for very small commercial concerns���������resturants, confectioners, etc���������and the household machine  i*; one of the advances along the line of  domestic economy to which we maj  look forward with absolute confidence.  By the by, one of the inventors who  is pegging away at the problem is a  New Orleans man. and I was told lately that he had turned out a very successful working model. I have said  nothing about liquid air, because that  etranfrc product has proven so tricky  and intractable that it is risky to v. n-  turc* any-predic!io���������s-as-to-whaUrea_._o>*_ i-1-!.  may not be done with it. Another mi>-  Gtar.ce which has been exploited as the  'refrigerant nt the future' is n so called   'freezing  powder.'  Staif llrircr uml I*a---i*ii*-<'r.  ' "The only passenger 1 took out last  Saturday," says the Martin's Corner  stage driver, '-vas an old lady who  told mo two or three times that sho  was goin* out to vIfIi hor rtaugh-or  Lindy. She was such a real nice old  lady that I reckoned I wou'dn't s-molo ,  Tor t wns afrftd that the smoke would  blow back into her face. There n-*<i  tome women that ride with ye that yo  feel like a<**kin* it Ihey J'st as soon ye  would smoke. But somehow I reck'tied that ehe was too nice an o'd liitlv.  But I did want to smoke drea-lfutl*.  At last we come fo the long stnttli  pf woods���������a "lonesome pi-ice and a lon^  drag up hill. A ftw whiffs do tal:.-  the Pdge off the lon-Foaujnpa"! there in  great shape. 1 couldn't Marid It aov  longer.  " 'Marrn.' saja I, 'don't make no  bones about, teilin' rne light out If yo i  object to Hiiiokln'. Hut It you don't  think It would bother yon too m'icli  I'd like to light up for a few mln!it**s '  " 'Why, blc-sfi our soul, young man,'  said ihe old lady, 'why hadn't yc .al.l  so before? I've been hankerln" for a  smoke for the last tew mite, hut I hit**-  to smoke before men folltrs that don't  use It themselves. But lhem ihtit  smoke understand how St Is. Light  right up nnd I guess I'll have to  trouble yo for a match.'  Sho reached down Into her big and  pulled out at T. D. and wo tilled ni.r  pipes nnd I never hnd a more com*  fortablo smoke and chat with any rne  In my lire than I did with the o:J  lady."  Th* Thermometer In the Suu Marlie a  T������_>perHtuie or Oue Iluudred and Fort*  One negro. ������-KgB������ Mny Ue linked In the  _������utU of - iu>er l-cypt.  'Africa is tho hottest continent ot all.  One needB to iuru only a fow pages ot  Africa travo.s to feel cool by comparison in thinking how very hot ho  might be.  Mungo Park, that pioneer ot the  Dark Continent, remarks upon the awful heat produced by a vertical sun in  a di*y and snudy country, wilh a  scorching wind blowing irom tho desert. Tho ground becomes unbearablo  to the naked toot, and evon thoroughly  seasoned negroes will not run irom ono  tent to another without sandais. Oiieu  tho wind from tho Sahara was so not  that he could not hold his hand in tho  currents of air coining through lUo  chonks of his hut without feeling sensible pain.  About tbe hottest place in the world  Is Massowah, on the shoro ot the Rod  Sea. Its average temperature for the  month of May is ninety-nine degrees-  Fahrenheit, und even ln mid winter  the thermometer is said to rise frequently lo over one hundred degrees in  the shade. An ISnglish naval officer  says the hottest town in India is nothing compared to Aden, while Aden'a  heat is mild to that of Massowah,  whose climate can only bo compared to  that hot hereafter which we aro all  anxious to avoid. It was at Massahow,  that James Bruce, the famous eighteenth century traveler was astonished  to find the heat had made his soalinu  wax more fluid than tar.  Captain Lyon, who made the acquaintance of tho Sahara early in this  century, ws struck by the absence of  vegitatlon. He observed murry skeletons of animals, and occasionally tho  grave of some unfortunate human ue-  ings. The sun's heat ha'd so dried all  these bodies that thore was no appearance of putrefaction, liven animals  just dead gave forth no offensive odor;  and after a long lime their skin remained unbroken with Ihe hair still on  it, though so brittle as to fall apart  from a slight blow.  Journeying towards the Great Desert, John Davidson was murdered by  the natives, and his privately printed  journal (1S39) is a rare and most interesting record of African adventures.  When the thermometer in tho ��������� sun  marked a temperature of one hundred  and forty-one degrees, he had to wrap  pieces oE white wool about his stirrups, Moorish daggers, and all metallic  articles, because they grew too hot to-  be handled.  It is affirmed that eggs may be baked in the hot sands of Upper Egypt  and Nubia, and the A rabs say, "in Nubia the-soil is like fire, and the wind*,  like a flame." When Bayard Taylor  traversed the Nubian Desert," he seemed to absorb tha sun's neat until he  glowed like a live coal. The skin ot  his face cracked and peeled off." and  had to be anointed every day with butter, from the alternate buttering and  burning attaining at last the orispness  of a "well basted partrlfige." This dry  heat acted also upon-the provisions;  dates became like pebbles of jasper,  and ,when he asked for bread he was  given a stone.    -  In his wanderings' among the wild  tribes of the boudan, F. L. James'occasionally noted a temperature of one  hundred and sixty-four degrees under  the sun's rays.*  In his notes of the African experiences which ended with his death at  Khartoum, the lamented Gene'ral Gordon, made such remarks^ upon the  weather as: "No man under forty  years of age should be hero, and-ther,  only those who are accustomed to  these climates. Young-fellows never  will stand the wear and tear and malaria of these countries."  C. J. Anderson encountered excessive heat in his explorations of Southern Africa, and his violent thirst could  not be appeased by water, half boiling  as it was. He says: "We experienced  precisely the same sensation as when  standing before the mouth ot a heated  oven. The quicksilver rose to such a  height aa almost to make up doubt our  eyes."~        '  Three Thousand _*eeto( Water   ��������� a (_ias  and Marrow Blomitalu Cliaain.  The result of a survey of Lake Chelan In the northerii part ot the State ot  Waahlngtoa has been given by Gen.  Merrlam, commander ot this department.   He says In bis report:  "The cliffs on each side of the lake  were moat perclpitous, towering up ln  many places to a height of 1,600 or 2,-  000 feet. But it is the lake Itself that  Is the greatest marvel. Its waters aro  clear and blue, and by actual Bound-  Ings have been found to be of an average depth of 8.000 feet. This seems almost incredible, but it is the truth.  Tho width of tho lake varleB from a  mile and a halt to two miles, but tho  length is the most remarkable ot all.  "When I'poluted up towSrd what appeared to be the head ot the lake and  asked the Indians lt the lake was not  about three miles long, thoy laughed  and shook their heads. Thoy said It  was a three-days' journey for a four-  oared canoe. I determined to see for  myself, so the next morning my engineer and I and two Indians started tin  the lake in the largest tcanoc the natives possessed.  "It was impossible to go on iho hike  shore as in most pluccs thc mountains  ran sheer down to the water's edge.  Wc rowed along until we came to the  northern confine of thc lake'and there  we found that it made a big bend to  the right and stretched on and on. The  next day wo started out again, and on  the third day at nightfall, just as the  Indians had said, we reached tho head  of the lake. On the return trip we  measured the distance and found the  length to be a fraction over sixty-five  miles.  "This curiously narrow and deep  body ot water wns cut right down  tlirough the mountains by the glaciers  of bygone ages. At the foot of the lake  is a great moraine."  The greatest of African travelers,  David Livingstone, tells how the hot  winds ot the Kalahari Desert marked  every wooden thing not made In tho  country, shrinluhg the best seasoned  English boxes and furniture.  Before his recent travels "in Darkest  Africa," Honry M. Stanley confined hia  marchos in Congo in the mornin(5  hours, on account of .the heat, and ot  the climate ho wrote: "The sun is the  only real enemy to tho European."  ntoMnluliifi Tluit Sine.  , Singing mountains nro those which  nre known to glvo'out musical sounds  when trodden by man or when played  upon by the wind.   This phenomenon  Is duo to tho presence of a particular  sand which is found In many parts ot  tho world. Thc musical sound Is believed to be due to the rubbing together of millions of grains of this perfectly clear sand, which have no irregularities or roughness, and no adherent  matter attached to lhem.  A famous example of a singing  mountain Is that ot thc Gcbol-Nakus  or "Mountain of tho Bell," near tho  Ited Sea. Its notes vary from those ot  a deep, mellow church hell to thoso of.  an Aeolian harp. A similar mountain  Is found In the midst of Pyramid Lake,  Nevada. Here, In certain states ot the  weather, the sound produced by tbe action of tho wind on the ground is like  tho Jangling of coun'less silver bells,  ending with n loud strain like the low  notes of a pedal organ.  l'uwer From the 1'iivlli'n Ifent.  "A distinguished scientist has scri-  otisy suggested the sinking of boilers  deep enough to uso tho heat of the  earth as fuol,"-said a prominent engineer of this city.  That, sounds fantastic, in view ot tho  fact that a depth ot 12,000 feet would  be necessary to boil water, but a  scheme of thc same sort was urged  with groat energy back in the COs by  n Washington inventor named Forain.  If my memory is correct, Forain was a  man of considerable means and a  mathematician of ability. The internal heat of the earth is supposed to  equal about one degree to the 100 feet  of penetration, but he claimed to have  discovered that the , percentage was  very much greater and Increased in  compound ratio after a certain deDth  was reached. He figured out an elaborate table,and "proposed to sink" a  huge shaft with accumulators at the  bottom, from which unlimited steam  would be supplied to the surface." All  that was needed was a few million  dollars capital to. pay for the,'digging  and the plant, and he immediately Bet  to work to raise the amount. Forain  succeeded in interesting a number of  people of wealth and formed a joint  stock company, but meanwhile his .calculations were assailed by -scientists  and It.was shown pretty'clearly that  the figures were incorrect. He replied  with great bitterness and .the consequence was that the scheme went to  pieces in the shock of controversy."  "What became of Forain I don't  know. -If the problem is actually  solved, I suppose he will be fished out  ot.the limbo of cranks and visionaries  to take his proper place ln history."  Ghnuce fur tho Surplttq Womnn.  A report'issued by the British government says that there is "a notable  lack of women throughout the entire  extent of the British colonies," and the  suggestion is made that "at least five  hundred thousand English women  should emigrate there in order, to establish a proper equilibrium between  the sexes." The reason for this suggestion is the fact that there are in  England, and especially in London,  many more women than men, and political economists argue that, as many  ot these women cannot find husbands  at home, they ought to look for them  In the colonies. In London alone there  are said to be live hundred thousand  unmarried women, and if they would  only consent to emigrate the colonial  problem would readily be solved.   -  The~women," h"owever,~are _iot-inclined to emigrate, and they turn a deaf  ear to the grave statistician, who assures them that 'Ibis is simply a case  of supply and demand. Five hundred  thousand young colonists are looking  for wives, and, if the five hundred  thousand Londo'n women will go out  and marry them they will make themselves and others happy, and they will  add greatly to tho prosperity of tlie  British colonies." Neither.do they pay  much hoed to tho French writer who  informs them .that.,they will make a  grave mistake it they decline to accept  this Invitation.  History constantly teaches us that  ���������women aro never more happy than in  young countries. The Sabine women,  when their first surprise was over,  grew accustomed very quickly to their  new husbands, and were treated at  Rome with respect which was not accorded to lhem in their own countrv.  It was the same at the beginning of  Iho century in young America, and if  tho women of that country are lo**dav  more free and more independent than  the women of any other country, Che  reason is because for many years tho  supply of women in the United States  was less than the demand."  1BD������P������NDHNT IUDUNS..  Ch* OMgea are the Wealthiest People I*  the World..  *n is customary to consider Indians  as a species ot beggars, because they,  ore mainly pensioners on the Government; but there could not be a mora  mistaken view. Poverty-stricken, orr  even dependent tribes, are the exception, while many are very well off in  this world's goods. The Cherokee* and.  Creeks are prosperous farmers and  business men, and many a white man*  has envied their possessions.  In another part of Indian Territory  live tho Osages, the moat Independent  Indians on earth; ln fact, they are toxica that, If all their itsacts were turned Into ready cash, thero would he  about $10,000 for every person, from  the veteran warrior to the tiniest pa������  poose.  Tho story of how Uiey got so rich is  an Interesting ono. In 1X7S tho Osagea  occupied a vast reservation In the very,  heart of Kansas. It was bottoming more  valuable overy yenr, and ns a consequence tho whites were closing In upon,  the Indians. The Osagea became alarmed and asked tho Government to let  them sell out and go to the Indian Territory, and the proposition being satisfactory, millions ot acres change*  bands.  With part of the proceeds of the sale  the new reservation In Indian Territory, containing 1,000,000 acres, was  purchased, and the remaining sum was  held ln trust by tho Government, and  Jt now amounts to something over eight  million dollars. When the present  reservation was bought from the Oher-  okees, lt cost 75 cents per acre; to-day  80 per cent, of the land Is valued at %i  an acre; tho remainder���������-tbe tillable-  portion���������Ib worth from ?8 to ?12 aa.  acre.  Their personal property Is valued at"  nearly a million dollars, and they have  a school fund of $180,000. Footing up  theso Items, the Osages are found to be -  worth $15,000,000, and as the tribe numbers 1,500 persons, it is an easy matter  to compute the average wealth per  eapltt-.  Thero is enough tillable land to give*  every Osage, big and little, 200 acres  apiece for a farm, and enough grazing  land left to tack on to each farm 800  acres additional.  Yet. with all thoir riches, many of  the Osages are Industrious, and some  ot t'he farms are as well cultivated as  auy white man's. Tlie majority, however, do not work very hard, because  they don't have to.  Tho interest on the trust fund is "paid'  quarterly, and each member    of    the  tribe comes in for an equal share of  this money, which amounts to $41.5,  or $166 annually.  This income,  in  addition to a few  acres   of    land under cultivation and  -some cattle and ponies,*"keeps the ordi.  nary Osage family in comfort, if nof  affluence.  The Osages have made great advance.  , iment in the   past    twenty years. 'At  first Uiey would uot send their children    -  to school.   They-recognized the'advantages of on* education to a poor white  ��������� ���������  .man-who had his living to make, but"   ������������������  .failed to see how they could fie, bene-  .flted'b'y any change in' their,, mentfj  - .status. '    ' ,   ' O*      ;   .       i   .  Year after year the agents advised  and persuaded, until at last the Government threatened - that their ' interest  money would be withheld if all children of school age were, not at school  five months in the year. "   "  This touched their pockets and had  the desired effect.*   Within six years  -the"school attendance   has   increased'.,  from 25 per cent, of the minor children  to 80 -per cent.  In a few years more,"when the remaining 20 per cent, are gathered in. .-.  ��������� tho Osages can rank, not only'as the  wealthiest-people, but as the greatest  ���������patrons of education in the world,   s-  He vows with all the cynic's arts  And says he is blase���������  But for the circus straight he starts  When the band begins to play.  .. *-~Ws____?t_i_k __ir.  Rapid DoTelcipnirnt.  "You are In business in Montana?"  isked tbe passenger in the skull cap.  "Yes," said the passenger ln tho  imoklng jacket.  "Is business good out there?"  "Yes. In the last two years our  jlant has Increased in size more than  )ne thousand per cent."  "Great Scott! What was the bize of  ���������our plant originally?"  "It consisted of a pair of Belgian  ���������abbits."���������Chicago Tribune,          Chickens or Kittens?  Mrs. Jones, keeps the village shop,,  while her husband sees to the shoes of:  the village horses, and by dint of in-'*,  dustry and perseverance .they, have got  a* nice little business together.    Their*  ^ttle son, aged' seven, also has a wish  to do what he can. for himself, as will  appear   in    the - following tale: Mrs.  ���������Jones Is fond of poultry, and pridea  herself on he^regular supply of eggs,   -  "but of late the number of these has   <  sadly diminished,  and her customers  have, had to content themselves with a  <very    limited    qii������'itity.    After much'  "worry and cogitation,, she resolves to  ���������watch her henhouse carefully���������not that  ehe can place her suspicions���������hut eggs  are eggs, and    must   not be suffered  lightly-to-disappear So-patlently_sha   -waits and watches, till, alas! Master-  Tommy Jones Is found to he the gniltj|  party. His fond mother detects him  creeping through the sliding door* with i  a new laid egg in* his hand. What cad  the boy be doing? She follows cautiously, and sees him slip into a disused shed, where, on examination (after  into the house) a truly artistic nest ia  found, composed of hay and straw, anS  holding some fifteen or sixteen beautiful eggs. Tommy is now pounced upon;  but being a fearless child, openly admits his guilt. "Yes, mother, I put  them all there, and my cat Is going to  sit on them, and .1 don't care!" adds  the rascal boldly, with hands ln pockets and blue eyes upturned: "I don't  care whether, they come out chickens  or kittens!"���������Feathered World.  Ho-_ to Make Peanut Candy.  ���������Here is a simple peanut candy which"  can be made and in the pans cooling  in ten minutes' time. Children love  dearly to make candy, and it is a good  .rainy day occupation for them. This  may be made" on a gas stove used for  heating curling Irons if you do not  wish to use .the kitchen. .  Shell some freshly - roasted peanuts  and, if you wish, remove the thin skia  also. Place them in a buttered tin so  that the nuts will almost cover the hot*  torn of the pan.  Put some granulated sugar into S  Skillet or frying pan, allowing about  two teacupsful for each pie-tin full of  .nuts that you have. Place the frying  pan over a slow fire and stir all the  time until tho sugar is melted, then  pour it over the nuts. No water must  be used. In melting the sugar turns'  brown, but if it is constantly stirred  does not burn. Set the pans out of  doors or in a shallow basin of cold  water to cool, and you will have de*  USLcrU- crisp peanut candy. 1?  ts.  Temptation.  ���������        e        .  Milton S. Litfcleliold,  tlio   First  Union Presbyterian Church,  New "i'ork City.  Lead us not info-temptation, but dollvor  as Irom evil.���������Tlio Lord's Prayor.  In the prayer that teaches to pray,  Jesus takes full, account of the perils  of life and teaches His followers what  to think concerning temptation. It is  significant that .the petition gives expression neither to a hope of escape  nor to a sense of despair. It is into  temptation, but not into evil, that we  are led ; it is from evil, but not from  temptation that wc arc to ask to be  delivered. None knew better than  Jesus that temptations are at once a  menace and an opportunity, and, as our  secret of safety, Ho indicated a two-  told attitude of mind : a sense of  shrinking lest wc be overconfident a'nd  fail of our equipment, a sense of security lest wc falter and fail of the victor's  crown.  The petition is not a cry for escape,  but a confession of dependence. There  is no escape possible but victory. To  ask to be taken out of temptation is  to ask to be taken out of the world.  In the old parable of Eden the .tree  which represented temptation stood  with its fruit low hanging- and inviting,  a standing challenge, in the very centre  of the garden, where all must pass it  every day. For all men all life is i  series of testings ; every day is a judgment day. The daily decisions of life  test and attest us. Here is some call  to duty ; shall we accept it or decline it ? Pain comes to us ; shall we  fret and chafe under it, or bear it  bravely and try to see its deeper meaning ? Some richness of life is ours ;  knowledge, position, ability, money ;  shall we clutch these things for ourselves or hold them in trust for the enriching of another's life ? No man  can"escapc these questions, and upon  his answer depends his value to thc social order.  Temptations are the penalty of manhood, they arc .he sign of a progress  upward. Only a moral nature can be  tempted. Temptations are the appeals  of the lower nature, the impulses to  be untrue to one's highest vision and  to carry into a higher stage of life the  characteristics of a lower. In the nature of the case, therefore,- they do not  separate us from God. Only, yielding  does that There is no-experience of  human life that lies outside the sphere  of His purposes of grace. God never  meant our lives, to" be- artificially  screened from danger. -The'safe life  is not the sheltered life, but the victorious, life.- Untested virtue is 'only  a possible, virtue. The process .of  proving is for the purpose of approving. Testing manhood,' temptations  reveal it and prove its worth.  Apiary and Garden.  i* _____________  Red clover is valuable for the abundance of pasture it produces and for its  excellence as food. Rich in lime and  nitrogen, as well as containing a large  proportion of starchy matter, it is one  of the best-balanced foods used, and is  also higMy relished by all kinds of  stock. In addition to promoting a  large flow of milk from cows, it is unexcelled as pasturage for hogs. Its  value as a fertilizer is also admitted,  and many farmers grow it for that  purpose, as well as for food.  Every morning brought a chanco.  And every chance a-noble knight.  But testing implies the possibility of  failure, and. a moral failure is no trivia] thing.     The issues of eternal life  ���������are at stake upon the battlefields of the  heart _    Temptation   *,net   means   the  ���������moulding of character ; yielding means  its sure and terrible, orevention..  Consider it a matter of no moment; when a  tongue of flame destroys a canvas beyond price ; breik 'without a thought  an infinitely precio is v.ise   but do not  call it a trifle when the higher faculties  of the soul are dea le led,  w!ii*p iofty  ideals are eclipsed, when one ij severed from the greatness and the glory of  life. - Knowing v human   fr.nltv,   Jc-ms  did not hesitate to teach i;s to \<*iik  warily*    His   own     prayer   in Geth-  ���������lemane is the exact counterpart of this  petition.      He  .slir.--.-iK  from the  tiial  whose shadow was deepening over His  life, yet He  did not decline to meet  h.    The  bravest  are  not  those  who  know no fear.      tie wh.-i alone of all  men was never found wanting ta"ght  that the only way to be safe was never  to   be   overconndi.it.'     Had   ;he   dis-  tiple who denied Him gone into the  palace offering JesuS" prayer inst< ad oi  .vaunting his  own strength he would  not have gone out* intc liis night of  titter remorse.  ~���������If'the"inevitable"! esliifgsof lifeTr> __  menace, perilous indeed are the testings that can be avoid-: d, .in.i if the  petition invokes a spirit nf dependence  upon     God    moment    by     moment,  ���������yipremely   does it rebuke a spirit of  presumption.     While it is profoundly  true that God leads us into temptation,  He does not lead us into all temptations.  Into some   we lead   ourselves.      Hut  when one  wilfully makes a choice of  circumstances or actians tli-t are hostile to the higher .'ife of himself or of  others he simply places himself at the  mercy of the forces of evil.   Compromise is fatal.   There is no possible security outside the p_t_.w.y"of God's  guidance.  A prayer of dependence and a prayer of confidence. Xot n' ro'it'est that  .we be taken out of temptation, but  that'we be kept in temp ration. We  need falter in no testing into which  duty* shall lead us. W'isn, in 1-iytlty  to life's highest standard, it is your  purpose to try as best jou can to do  the right thing, count it all joy when  you fall into manifold temptations.  iThey are a bugle call to battle ,n which  you may win the crown of an eternal  life. Yet ever let him that thinkah  he standeth take heed lest he fall.   .1  Old Age and Honey.  Aged persons who arc toothless,  says, Dr. l'crnic, in his work entitled  "Herbal Simples," can live almost exclusively on honey. The great Duke  of Beaufort, whose Iccth were white  and sound at seventy years of age,  whilst his general health was likewise  excellent, had for forty years before  his death a pound of sugar daily in  his wine, chocolate and sweetmeats. A  relish for sugar lessens the inclination  for alcohol, and seldom accompanies  the love of strong drink. Willi young  children cane sugar is apt to form  acids in the stomach, chiefly acetic,  which causes pain and flatulence, so  that milk sugar should be given instead to those of tender years who  arc delicate, as this produces only lactic acid, which is the main constituent  of digestive gastric juice. Tacitus informs us that our German ancestors  gave credit for their great strength  and their long lives to thc mead or  honey beer on which they regaled  themselves. Pliny tells 0/ Rttmilius  Pollio, who enjoyed marvellous health  and vitality when over a hundred  years of age. On bcrng presented to  the Emperor Augustus, who'inquired  what was the secret of his wondrous  longevity, Pollio replied, "The eating  of honey and anointing with oil."  Honey has certain claim** as a food  which cane sugar docs not possess. It  is a heat-former and a producer of vital  energy both in the human subject and  in the industrious little insect which  collects the luscious fodder. Moreover, it is all ready for absorption  straightway into thc blood after being  eaten, whereas cane sugar must be  first masticated with the sali\a or spittle, and converted somewhat slowly into honey sugar before it can be utilized for the wants of the body.  Hotbed management.  The methods of preparing and caring for a hotbed are very simple, and  with care one should have but little  trouble. The ordinal y hotbed sash is  three by six feet, but any old sash will  answer the purpose. The bed should  extend east and west, and tlie frame  should be a little higher-on the nortli  than on -the^ south sidc,'/tq give'the  glass a pitch toward the sun. Ten  inches in.front and 14 behind is about  right. The.sash should fit closely.and  the ends of the' frame should come up  even with the'*top of the sash,,to prevent the -wind from blowing under on  to the plants. .The frame should also  have a stay* across the top about every  six   feet,"  to   prevent   the   sides   from  Tommy had ibeen a town mouse all his  lltfclo lifo up ,to tlio present vc.ir, but  work had been plentiful with .'dad, who  was discussing with his wife the dcir*  ability of sending Tommy for a week  into tiro country, snys Spare Moment 1.  Tommy listened thoughtfully, nnd at  lenpt.li broke in :  "I don't want to go."  "Why not J"  " 'Cause I've ltenrd thoy have thrashing mncliines in the country, and il\ hut'  enough hero in town, whore it's done bv  hand." ���������*  springing in. '        '���������**...  With the first warm days in}���������Itrch,'  or even^as early as February in some  districts, preparation should "be made  for thc hotbed.* A few barrels <of  good -garden'loam 'should have been  prepared the fall' before and stored in  a place away from the frost, for it  is difficult to, get good soil at this season of tlie year.- Select'some sheltered spot, where, there is plenty of  sunshine, and draw out a "few loads of  fermenting . horse manure. - If, the  manure is heating evenly all ^through  it may be built up into the bed -at  once, but if not it should be' shaken  up weH and piled in a flat heap for a  few days, and*if any portions of it-are  dry these should be wet down.' 'When  the heat: has permeated well through  the pile fork it over and build it up"  into the bed,-1 shaking out all. of the  lumps, so that it will pack evenly and  give a steady heat.- Tread it down  quite firmly, for' if. left too loose it  will ferment'rapidly, giving an intense  heat for a thort time, then.become exhausted. Build tbe bed about two  feet thick and large enough'so that it  will extend two feet beyond the frame  on all sides. Then set "on the frame  and bank it up to the top with manure. Next put in about four or_five  indies of soil, put on thc sash and let  iUsweat. It .will_soon_begin_to_hcat  quite violently, and the temperature  will run up considerably over 100 f.-  grees, after which it will begin to si ���������-  side, and about the third or fourth  day it will be down to about 90 degrees, when it will do to sow the  seed.  It* wag claimed some years ago by  The American Agriculturist that radish, lettuce and onion seed may be put  in along with tomato, cabbage, pepper  and egg plant seed for plants. Rake  the-bea smooth and fine, and sow the  seed in drills three inches apart, covering half an inch deep. The plants  will be uf> in a few days, and in about  three"weeks'"time, if the weather is  favorable, radishes will be fit to use.  Lettuce, however, may be transplanted  to a cold frame, and onions will give  sets for the' garden. If in picking  the lettuce the leaves are removed and  the roots and crowns left they will  throw out a new growth and continue  to produce all through the season.  The plants should be kept free from  weeds and thinned, so they will have  room to develop. Tomatoes will make  stronger, stockier plants if transplanted when they are two or three inches  high.  The sash of the hotbed should be  raised a little every day, to give the  plants fresh air and to regulate the  temperature. When water begins to  gather on the under side of the glass  it indicates that the temperature is  running too high, and fresh air should  be admitted, but be careful not to allow the "cold winds to blow on the  plants. The sash should be closed,  as the temperature falls, toward evening. If the nights arc very cold extra  covoring will be necessary. Old  pieces of carpet or matting can be  used, or lijtht board- covers can be  made, which arc more convenient.���������  Philadelphia  Record.  A Pullman to Whitechapel.  There are many stories in circulation  regarding Mr. Albert Chevalier, the  coster comedian, but the best of all is  an absolutely true one which he himself tells, says "M. A. P." He was  ���������to use a professional phrase���������"working two turns." There was no time  to spare between the chgagements.and  "Chivvy" used to run across to Edg-  ware Road station in his war paint,  cut-away coat, bell-bottomed trousers,  pearlies, rakish hat, and red handkerchief included. One night he bustled to the booking office, put down  his money antl asked for a "first-class  to Hammersmith." Standing close by  was a real, genuine coster, whose attire was almost as picturesque as that  of the actor. With amazed eyes he  followed the movements of Chevalier,  admired his "get-up," and was on the  point of striking up an acquaintance  with a seeming "pal" when he heard  Chevalier ask' for his ticket. "What ?"  cried the real cosier ; "that cove wants  a fust-class to . 'AinnicrsmifT ? 'Ere,  matey, give me a Pullman to Whitechapel i"  An Interesting Locality.  Tlie Detroit Ncws-Tribunc says :-���������  "It is generally acknowledged that the  Passmore Edwards social settlement  in London is, indirectly, the result of  the publication of Mrs. Humphry  Ward's 'Robert Elsmcre.' Gladstone  and Tolstoi both gave liberal criticisms  in praise of thc work, and Mrs. Ward  has been given generous recognition  'in England and abroad. Mr. Gladstone in his review of her first prominent book emphasized the writer's  strong" thought of the brotherhood of  man, rich and poor, and Tolstoi has  called her the greatest living English  novelist. Mrs. Ward has always kept  her home life and her public career distinctly separate, and refuses all efforts  to be interviewed. It is said that  George Meredith is the only other  prominent fiction writer who has never  been interviewed. Mrs. Ward's^ country home is one of the old English estates within easy reach of London, and  one of the few remaining estates of its  size still mentioned in 'Domesday  Book.' The house was once the home  of that charming seventeenth century  poet, Waller. Sir Walter Scott also  once occupied the'old house, and it ia  supposed that the little Viliage of  Ivanhoe, near by, suggested the -title  of Scott's famous novel. Indeed-the  whole country round about_ is_ full of  the interest of literary association,.and  a delightful spot in which to evolve the  studies of character which make such  a strong feature of Mrs. Ward's  works."  Carnegie and His Lieutenants.  Andrew Carnegie, according to an article in The New iTork Sun, was recently  asked:   , ;  "What influenced you most in the"selection of your lieutenants'in'the steel  industry?"   -~ _      ,     *' L . . J-_  ., "Apparently trivial   incidents,"   waa  the" reply.   .--*--*  ' Then, after a moment's pause, he added, hy< way.-of: explanation: ���������"- *- *'* ���������'",  y"_..watched.young men with whom 1  came' in contact,- and "whenever 1 'ran  across, one who, all unconsciously, "by  some small action" or word", uttered iu  ordinary conversation, .made me feel that  he* had the qualities, demanded in my  business, I gave hiin a chance to prove  he really had them.. And when he did  then he became one of my lieutenants,  and in return for his assistance I endeavored to let him have a fair share in the  profits of my business,"  A number of incidents are related in  the article bearing upon Mr. Carnegie's  remarks, of which the following is'one:  ' "Only a few years'.ago William B  Corey,-President of the Carnegie "Company and*the.Carnegie,Steel Company,  and frequently talked of 'as- a futuro  President of the United. States Steel  Corporation, was pushing a'wheelbarrow in the yards of one of the Carnegie  mills in Braddock. He wheeled so much  more iron in a day than the men' at his  elbows that he was soon -made a foreman over.them. .Then his employers  noticed that he got three times as much  ���������work out of his men' as' the other foremen and 'at "the .same time the men  worked harder without any grumbling  and'swore'by their new *ai*d youthful  boss. Corey .was straightway picked out  by Mr. Carnegie as a promising acquisition and he hod eenstintly wid*>iiin������; opportunities. He worked, hard, studied at  nignt to improve his public school education, and in time became an expert  chemist and an arrr.or plate authority.  lie was made Superintendent of this  mill and-that-rtepariment.-snd-invariably increased the output.  When Mr. Seliwib resigned to beenmo  President of the Steel Trust, Mr. Corey  was the only man considered for his  successor at the head of the Carncgis  Company and the Carnegie Steel Company.  King Edward and Absolutism.  Under the caption, "English Distrust  of Edward VII.," the Literary Digest  says :  When a little over two years ago  Edward VII. succeeded his illustrious  mother on the throne of England, he  proclaimed his intention of being "a  constitutional monarch in every sense  of the word." But an uneasy suspicion, vague at first, but ever growing  more precise, has seized the British  mind that the King is not keeping  within thc limits prescribed for hiin  by thc unwritten constitution of his  country. He is accused of usurping, or  attempting to usurp, functions whicli  rightly pertain only to thc responsible  Ministers of thc Crown. The tone of  British comment upon this suspected  development of the King's character  indicates that the blood of the race  which dealt with Charles I. still flows  in the veins of thc average Englishman. In other words, it is being intimated in the London press that if Edward VI [. has really undertaken to interfere with the Ministry and to decide the policy of Great Britain after  the fashion of the German Emperor,  there will ensue consequences oi a serious kind. The Spectator (London;, it  is true, scouts the idea that the King  has done, or wants to do, anything  of the kind. However, The Daily News  (London) insists that Edward VII.  forced the German alliance���������so far as  Venezuela is concerned���������upon a reluctant Ministry, and it points out that  this proceeding of his Majesty's was  a most serious step to take. The Outlook (London) solemnly warns he  King against his course, which is pronounced revolutionary and dangerous.  This paper attributes the King's usurpation of Ministerial functions���������if there  was any such usurpation, and it says  there was���������to the weakness of Premier  Balfour. To quote thc exact words of  our contemporary: "Our Prime Minister is Mr. Balfour, and Mr. Balfour  is young to the office. And we can  imagine that if some kingly desire had  to be declared impolitic and impossible,  more experience and austerity than Mr.  Balfour possesses as yet would , be  necessary to utter the requisite interdict. As things have gone, a most  glaring divergence of sentiment between the British Government and the  British people has been revealed to the  world. However little such a contradiction may matter as between the German Government and the German people, in this country it must, if persisted  in, make the Government impossible.  The British people rule in Britain. The  German people do not rule in Germany."        ...  - ,,  The explanation of Edward VII.'s  ���������sudden taste for absolutism, proceeds  this London paper, is to be found in  the fact that the German Emperor is  his nephew. The uncle is dazzled, and  he has been misled into cajoling the  Ministry, which in its turn has betrayed the people ���������'.���������.."What answer  would the ordinary-Englishman give if  asked why his/ Government so misrepresented him ?- Not to employ-any  phrases about the matter, he would and  docs say, plump^and plain, that the  reason is to be'.found in the relationship of. King and'Kaiser; that also is  the-'answer of members 'of Parliament  and those whose business it is" to seek  an explanation <of so strange a Ministerial procedure. , A Government containing'"Mr. " Chamberlain,* the Mr.  Chamberlain,who replied to Count von  Buclow with brusque and unaccommodating-brevity,? could .not want for^ a  convinced interpreter of the plain sentiment of "the British people, a sentiment of self-reliant national dignity  needing'no help'**from Germany in the  work 'we have to do in the world. But  Mr. Chamberlain is not Prime Minister."' -_       .*;  The situation ' is certainly unusual,  for it is generations since a British  ruler has-been accused of attempting  what George'Ilf. ^failed so signally in  achieving.    -The,Paris Temps says it  The Guild In China.  The handsomest buildings in China,  excepting the great temples, says Public. Opinion, are the guild halls. The  Chinese are past masters in trade organizations. Every industry is a simple but effectively organized guild, and  the guild halls of some of the richer  trades in Canton, arc superb. Even in  the north it would be hard to find any-  ' thing to surpass the green-tiled, exclusively ornate middle gateway of one of  the guild halls in Chcfoo. The guild  idqa is highly developed, too, even to  the extent of profit-sharing by employees. The beggars and thieves have  their carefully governed guilds, as well  as the carpenters and thc silk dealers.  A non-union beggar will be driven out  or quickly made away with. The begging business is handled wilh scientific  precision, the vagabonds making regular rounds, pounding tins, throwing offal, and otherwise making life impossible for reluctant givers. A regular  payment to the head of the guild secures immunity. .There* is'a considerable admission fee charged to candidates for membership in thc beggar  guild.  It is largely by means of the guild organizations that a Chinese city is governed. In Canton, for example, each  guild has its own street, and, of course,  its own ciders.. For thc maintenance of  the streets, its cleanliness, thc preservation of order in it," the'heads of the  guild are rcsponsrblc. Accordingly, at  night one finds gates locked at each  end of thc street, and passing down one  of thc great streets where trade succeeds trade, requires a continuous  squeezing through half-locked gates  Any crime committed in the street of  the jade stoneworkers would be laid at  their door, and they would have to produce the criminal or a substitute.  Municipal orders would reach the guild  members through their ciders, with  whom alone the Government deals.  Even the guild of thieves'finds its place  in the Chinese civil system. The head  thief occupies a semi-official position in  soutli China, at least, for though he  may continue to steal himself, his punishment is remitted that he may watch  over thieves, and be in a position to  recover stolen propeity.  Pen Picture of Rockefeller.  Curate���������And how did you like my  harvest sermon, Mr. Wurzel ?  Mr. W.���������Not bad, sir, not bad at all,  yinsiderin' yer total hignorance of the  -Object  is "interesting and novel" to"'find English criticism , directed against"' the  Ifirone., "For the 'first time" in long  years the throne; is publicly accused,  censured, impugned.... Sagacious observers-have remarked that Edward  VII. 'feels disposed to govern. His  friendly relations with_ William II. are  understood, as well as the'disagreeable  comparison the British monarch must  have made between what is permitted  him by the constitution iff his country ' and what is permitted his young  nephew, the German 'Emperor, in  world politics. . . The least that can  be said at present is that the personal  policy of the King of England coincides with the policy o.f his Ministry,  and both coincide with' the policy of  Germany,-while-the-British-n.ation-is  inclined to a policy quite the reverse."  -  POPE   LEO   XIII.  Belies at Newgate.  The first bid out of the ordinary at  the sale of Newgate Prison relics, according to The Westminster Gazette,  was obtained by means of an appeal to  Dickens' worshippers. "Now, gentlemen," the auctioneer began, persuasively, "surely you remember your 'Bar-  naby Rudge'l Here is the cupboard to  which Denis, the hangman," went for  the keys!"���������and the" old oak, iron-faced, warders' key-cupboard, with an old  record-book cupboard, went together  for ������12 10s. The pulpit from the chapel was sold for ������8 10s., and the two  seats, also* from the chapel, set apart  for the use of condemned prisoners,  with the warders' pews belonging to  them, sold for ������3 ss. . The heavy,  wrought-iron grille that guarded the  condemned cells went for ������3; and tlie  door of one of the same cells for ������13,  and its two small windows," with their  bar3 and frames. In thc second condemned cell���������identical with the first���������  prices ruled only a shade lower, so'that  there seems to be money even in the  encouragement of morbid curiosity, for  a lot of doors which had done duty for  ordinary cells brought in only ������2 10s.  ���������and there were twenty of them! Thc  copper washing bowls from thc cells,  however, averaged over a pound apiece,  while for the last few lots purchasers  were prepared to pay more than thirty  shillings a bowl rather than go away  empty-handed.  He married a leading lady,  And she's leading still, 'tis said,  For she spends his money so freely  That be never can ect ahead.  British Military Problems.  In view of thc recent interesting debate in the House of Commons, the  following from Blackwood's Magazine  is of interest *���������  For  the  average  reader  who   may  have ceased to take absorbing interest  in military reform after,thc passing of  liis hot fit, it is well to particularize.  The War Office ideal of strategy gives  us, in addrtion to recrurts and non-effectives,  190,000 men for home garrisons,  200,000 men, more  or less,  for  thc  defence of  London,  and a home  field army of 120,000 men, with 80,000  white troops for India and 30,000 for  tlie colonial garrisons. Wc must, therefore,  carry  forward a total  of  half a  million   men  at  least,   committed,  by  the nature of their functions and the  law of their recruiting, to a task which"  is'nothing more nor less than a sinecure  unless  our navy is driven from  thc seas.    "These numbers," said Mr.  Brddnck' to   the. colonial   Premiers,  "are'certainly not deemed too large-by;  our mrlttary advisers,  in view of the  possibility" of our at any time losing  the command of the sea."    The veil-  is lifted and the  murder-is out.    No  words could express" more naively the  entire absence of compiehension of the  real problem that confronts ^'our military advisers."    The'statement quoted  is rn direct conflict with the Duke of  Devonshire's   famous   declaration    of  1896 .   "The   maintenance   of   sea   supremacy  has   been   assumed   as    the  basis of the system bf Imperial defence  against  attacks  from  over  the  sea,"  The high  a_g_rs are Hot in Unison ;  we are Back in the old,  extravagant  and disastrous'system of'government  in compartments.' The question which  all those-* who  interest themselves  in  great problems of national defence are  asking is this : How comes it that after Mahan, Colomb, Thursfield, Laugh-  ton and all the series of brilliant writers on naval strategy have laid down  for   us   in   letters   of gold  the plain  and incontrovertible principles of national strategy, how comes it that our  War Office should continue to both  preach, and, to our heavy cost, practise a theory of war which is the exact  ���������mtlthests' instead of the corollary of  our navfcl policy ?   Buttonhole one 'of  these  solemn  old  gentlemen  in  Pall  Mall, whose daily existence has only  three   fixed   points���������the   office,   'the  luncheon room at the Rag, and their  West Kensington fireside���������stop them  ind ask them why they ask us to pay  for 649,000 men, mostly organized, to  to nothing at home ; ask them when  iasf~Eng!and" was_inva'ded~and_why ;-  ask them who is goinq to invade us,  and how ; ask'them when last a British battery on the coast fired a shot in  anger ; ask them when a fort in the  interior of England or Scdtland was  ever of service to man or beast. Ask  them���������and they will not tell you, because they do not know, and neither  does anyone else.   .  Ten Lines Short.  "We need eight or ten lines yet to  111 out this column," announced the  foreman. <  ���������  Thereupon Editor Clugston of The  Spikctown Blizzard sat down and began writing:���������  "Our thanks are due to the Hon.  ^^^^ ii  Here he paused.  "Bill," he said, "who's the guy we  sent to Congress from this district the  last time ?"  "Jackson," replied thc foreman;  "Clem Jackson."  " Clement Jackson," he proceeded, "who so ably represents our district  in Congress, for a package of "  Here he broke off again.  "Bill, what was that-stuff that came  from the Agricultural Department the  other day ?"  "Some kind of seeds, I guess. I fed  'em to the pigeons."  " ������������������ valuable garden seeds. _ Wc  haven't any garden, but wc arc just as  much obliged to him as if wc had. Congressman Jackson nc\cr forgets hi*?  constituents. Wc predict that he will  be elected afrain without any opposition worth mentioning."  "I reckon," said J'.ditor Clugston, ai  he stepped up to thc case to put the  item in type himself, "when he sees this  he'll send mc a lot rf his old speeches,  c'arn him !"���������Chicago Trrbunc.  In    Ida    M.  Tarbcll's    history    of  the Standard Oil Company, now running in McCIure's, the personality of  J. D. Rockefeller is 'discussed at soma  length, in part as   follows:���������"Oi courso  Mr. Rockefeller knew that the railroad  was a public carrier, and that its charter forbade    discrimination.    But    he  knew that tlie railroads did not pretend  to obey the laws governing" thcur, that  they regularly handed special rates anil  rebates to  those who  had- large amounts of freight.    That is, you could  bargain with thc railroads as you could  with a man carrying on a strictly private business depending in no way on ������  public franchise. Moreover, Mr. Rockt-  fcllcr knew that if he did not get rebates somebody else would; that they  were  for  the  wariest,  the  shrewdest,  the most persistent.    If somebody was  to get rebates, why not he?   This point  of view was no uncommon one.   Many  men held it, and felt a sort of scorn,  as practical men always do for theorists,  when it was contended that thc shipper  was as wrong in taking rates as the  railroads in granting them.   Thus, on  one hand there was    an    exaggerated  sense .of personal independence, on. the  other a firm balief in combination; on  one hand a determination to root_out  the vicious system of rebates practised  by'the railway, on the other a determination to keep it alive and profit by it.  Those thcoiics which the body of oilmen held as vital and fundamental Mr.  Rockefeller and his associates    either  did not comprehend or were deaf to.  This lack of comprehension by many  men of what seems    to    other    men  to    be   the   most   obvious principles  of justice is not rare.   Many men who  are widely known as  good share    it  Mr. Rockefeller is as 'good.'   There was  no more faithful Baptist in Cleveland  than he*    Every  enterprise    of    that  church    he    had    supported    liberally  from his youth.    He gave to its poor.  He visited its sick.    He wept with its  suffering.   Moreover, he gave unostentatiously to manv outside charities ol  whose worthiness he was satisfied.   He  was simple and frugal in Ins habits  He  never went to the theatre, never drank  wine.   He was a devoted husband and  he gave much time to the training of  his  children,  seeking    to  develop    in  them his own habits of economy and of  charity.    Yet he was willing to strain  every nerve to obtain for himself special  and  illegal  pri\ilcges    from    the  railroads which were  bound  to    rum  every man in the oil business not sharing  them  with  hiin.     Religious  cmo  tion and sentiments of charity, propriety and self-denial seem to have taken the place in him of notions of justice and regard    for    the    rights    of  others."  THE HENNERY   _    ���������������  It Is a very slmp'a matter to rI4 rf,r  ben house ot lico. Take a bar ot soap  and melt It ln one pint of water, put -. <*  ln an old pall, add two quarts ot kero- -- \  cena and churn wiui spray pump _c-  til it is like cream. A-dd three galloni  of water or a little more, churn, thoroughly and then a) ply with a cpra*  pump. Be careful ;���������_ spray the Hoc* -  well.  Melting a drug store of the stomach  of fowls by dosing them with sulphur  nnd other drugs to keep thorn well ia  a first class plan to make them sick.  -���������  We do not swallow drugs by whole- -  sale when we are wall, that we may  remain so.   Wo take no medicine until we require It to expel disea.-0 and ������������������  we should treat poultry upon the cam*  general  plan. t  A man Iras Invented a device for ev- t  tract; ;-,s feathers  from  tho  carcasses  ������  of chickens that Is n. considerable lm-   *.  provenicnt over thc old way of plckfns* ���������  them   by hand.     *i;.e   chickens   aror-..  thrcehed much In Uie same way   a.a  wheat is rid of its chaff.    Thero Is n*   ���������  receptacle In which the fowl is placed  nfter being killed    and  Into thia    I:-  turned  several cross  currents of air.  from electrical fans revolving at tho   1  rate of 5,000 revolutions a minute. Ia.  the twinkling of an eye the bird  la  stripped of Its' feathers even  to  tho-  tiniest particles of down and the machine is ready for another.  The Man Behind the Cow.  Much is being said of late in dairy  journals and at conventions about the  comparative' quality of- butter made  where the cream is separated at the  factory, and where it is separated at  the farm and only thc cream delivered to thc factory. Put into a few  words, it is a battle between tbe factory separator and thc farm separator,  In", nearly every case thc reports of  the"*' buttcrmakcrs are that a higher  touch of quality is obtained from the  -factory separated cream than from  the gathered cream separated at the  farms..1.     , ' - -*���������-.,���������-,  Just herc4 is an important matter for'  consideration, and one over whicli we  have'not seen any discussion that the  advocates of the farm separators have  brought ^to their .aid. The milk, whether taken directly to the factory'or  separate^ at thejarm, in _bot]i cases is  alike when Jt comes from the .cavs.  It is the man behind the cow that is  the .cause of any distinction, good or  bad, that may be found, and not thc  separators. The cream as it comes  from the small separator at the farm  is in every respect as* sweet, fresh and  perfect as the cream from" the large  separator at the factory... It is in the  after care of the cream tliat is the  cause of such imperfection, it any, that  may be met in the cream.  The quicker cream, after it leaves  the cow, is carried through the necessary changes on its way to thc butter product, the better will be the  quality of the butter, as judged by present standards. Factory rules of  management do not require prompt  daily delivery to thc factory of the  cream from the farm separators, where  the cream gathering plan is practised.  For the convenience of the maker the  cream is held at the farm where made  for a day or two, and frequently for  several days, before delivery.    Under  Controlling K_g rroititctlon.  Some  men who  have  been in  tho  poultry business   for a   consldcnblo-  tlme claim that the}' can control egg  production.    Thta they profess to do  .-  largely by selection arrd feed.    They  cause hens to lay a large number ot-  eggs, and they can, if they desire, _top  them from laying by observing cer.'_!u  rules   or neglecting   them In ev. ,,-in  ways.     To exy *, person can ah.'ays-  control the production of eggs is *���������__-  ing a good deal.   A cow withholds net,  talk.    Many hope thought they can  overcome this.habit or peculiarity in  the   cow,   but   _0met11_.es   the   best,  cures fall.  Moving hens trom one house to an- -  other or from one farm to   ano h-T*  will stop egg production for a i_mc_.  This can be accomnted for on the sup- -  position that th*   change    causes'  a.    ,  shock to their nervous system, wltb_  a corresponding dim.nution of nutrition.    This fact Is damonstrated    'at. _.-  that should the, nest of a-wild turkey be   destroyed, -she will   make   a_.-_  new nest and lay a number of egga-.-..  equal to the first, although she vioul<i:fV  otherwise raise but one brood.  yj  Tha.--,-. -S  domestic turkey is also induced 'to*^.  lay more eggs when removed from tha.-  nest, and all females show a disposL~ _''-''*Sl  tion to sit when the nest becomes fall,  of eggs. This shows that there is _-^_/_,-fj  certain degree of control on the part--1*'- 'J/'I  of the hen in egg production. Manr*_.������^r;'>  can so arrange to have hens do t__t.j*-*-,.,,.,  thing they want them to do and th___*,_*; *  Indirectly control ess production-****..,***,-* ^  Iowa Homestead.  .������������������������  ^.^      _ 'Oat- for lit-n������l  We Believe that  Cere is not thaKSSgS  Importance attached to cats as a foo_3j'.'J..,r  for laying hens that should be.   C"brB*_*__^-*-j"-?  _eems to be the ever present andava_t!_-j_i*ji'M|  able feed for aimcct .11 farm aarmalsjg-.-J'.'^'i'  ^poultry Included.   Tbe crib fe so ha2-_."._--^  *dy, and a_t ear of corn is so^easy* toarTv^'r-  -measure that to feed corn requires __&__-*'.'r  effort; and without thinking about Usee**. *'|,  value,!--**"a. food H is fed in abundanttj^:.'/|'  We have*00m- hens of   the Asiatic-<<  , class that no. la-full-, molt and. th era-*r.  teems to trnj^ng-lfttle disturbance-ln*^  egg-production.     We'geV as   m___p?:"  eggs as common, sad oats form &'������___-."  er part of their   rations."- Thejr-igete*-.,  cracked corn ln the evening, oats*ti_*j_-.  the morning and at every other meafev-4 '*'  eave the evening meal., "j.     --,   .j,1-^^^*','  We prefer oats to any other sin^a-*-*-**?"  feed.    We like them cracked    betteKj--*-  than fed whole, but' If fed whole-its-gals best to soak them a little'so* t__sj������~-;*|  will not swell ia the crop of  that should happen to eat too  of them.   We have observed thafchaME^  which bave not been accustomedE. __B*yu   ,-  eatlag oats   take to    them.   &awty&���������,''~'������  There is no better food for laying  than oats.   Feed a hen properly,  if sho is heaHijr and not too ������M������  will lpy eggs. *.  any conditions of care this delay is  damaging, and, 'further, the care under which it is kept at thc farm is not  in all cases such as its best condition  requires, nor such as it would receive  at a well-managed factory. In this  way the quality of thc product made  from it is graded down. The man behind the cow, in whose care the  cream is left* while at the farm, is responsible for all defects in tlie cream  >-hile under his care.  The practice of keeping cream for  several days, or for a week, as is sometimes thc case, cannot be too emphatically condemned. Choice butter cannot be made from cream a week old,  as every critical- buttermaker, private  or factory/ knows. Another error of  the dairyman is in failing to clean and  scald thc separator each day, and  every time it is used. Complaint is  made in some localities, and at conventions, that anxious salesmen represent that this is* not necessary. But  this is all wrong. All utensils employed in handling milk and in dairy work  whether the factory or the farm separator, or milk pail, must be thoroughly cleaned and sterilized after  every using. A speaker at one convention declared that where separators were properly used they always  got good cream ���������M.rinc Farmer.  No animal can use its food twice. II  a cow converts her pro-.enrfer into mill*  she cannot also make it into gono  beef. If you pick youi ducks and trees-  regularly for thcii fcithers you should  not expect many Ci,gs. Whatever an  animal is doing for jou it is bard to  persuade it to do something else Decide what product v>u want, and then  get that kind of b:ccd which converts  its food into that product as a surplus  Iropi what it uses ',-1 IK inc.  ClWU lim Fowls.  Tbe Carmer ha_ reached -the.  when. If he cannot secure strong; _���������___.'..  dy   pure-brede," he resorts to, OM'  breeding.     When they, once   gat.- tad  crossing they get careless animal es. of the cross on females ot th__  same family. It does not tako* 1  for this process to convert really goo  fowls into mongrels. Mongrels,, da  hill or barnyard (owls are tho :  of hap-hatard breeding for _  tions. At length It becomes & 1  of indifference to the owner aa- ton  their ancestry. What we need mast ofc.  all is to bring only purebred* vp Urn  the highest type of hardiness and_.-  utlllty. Then the f-.-_tcr should*  only pure-bred fowls.  ���������������������������>. :_r  tlm next. "* ^r^ '   *-  When there are a few pulleta- tmp^  cockerels In the blocd that out-cm*  the others and show extra vigor, martaf *.  them and keep them to breed  cays Poultry Standard. This te  way to build up tbe stamina ol the  flock. The habit tco mpcy fanner*;  have of selling the e- tra growers b_-*J: :;  cause tbey bring a ' tile more Willi,  soon ruin any flock. Disposittott-'ofe  the best leaves the r- nrest to bree-Ju  from, and the flock *������������������* II in time bwJ-  c-oane Indeed a very uuprofltabltt on*>  for any purpose. /    ���������     y,_  Ponlli-y Not_������*>T**,i_ph-*iri_. -"I*-*" "'1  Hens that are crowds:! will not IxrX  A dust bath is essential to the well--***-'  ���������bring of fowls.  When the hens are moulting J__l  tircture c* iron in tV'-'rr water.  Krnoty per cent, cf the diseases ol  jKrdtry a-*** due to dirt and neglect,   j  V.'ith a small Aock tt is easier to,  ������vp-rfa������d  than te urrerfeed. ,;  Feather eating Is -.-aused oy tttOkA  ne������3 an 1 a scratching hen bii9 n_g  time 'or mischief.  ma ?  ITS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION,  ITS LUMBERING, MINING  AND RAILROADING,  WILL MAKE REVELSTOKE  The Largest City in the Interior of  British Columbia.  --���������M*  -*&  WE    WISH   TO   CALL  TH1������   ATTENTION   OV   SPECULATORS  to the Fact, that   Great   Opportunities   Exist   to   Make   Money   in    Real  Estaic.       Lots that sold four ycajs ago for $50 are worth to-day $1,500  increase more rapidly than in the past.  ind  Lots that sold four  values in the future will  <*���������������-  ������a>-  THE  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  CONTAINS THE VERY CHOICEST  BUSINESS   LOCATIONS  IN THE CITY OF REVELSTOKE.  Special Inducements Offered to Home Builders  en you the tip. Don't fail to take advantage of it.  Wc have  L'EFTITTQ  "DT5PIQ   local agents,  Ha W Xo  JDAUu.        revelstoki  REVELSTOKE, B. C.    ^  ^Utti.i<ttUUiititiUiUiUi^^^  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  ���������.Thursday. May 2S|1003.  JUNE THE THIRD.  Before another* issue of the HEii.M.n  is in   the   hands   of   our   readers  Lhe  Prince of Wales,   who   born   on .111110  ��������� 3rd.   1SG5,   will    have   celebrated   Iris  thirty-eighth   birthday.      His   recent  visit to tbe Colonies, diu-ing which  he  traversed Canada from one er.d to the  oilier, bus made bim the best   known  of our princes to   tbe   inhabitants   of  "Greater JJritain beyond tbe  seas.     .In  nc place more heartily than in Canada  will the wish be expressed that  "God bless the Prince of Wales.'"  LAUNDRY RESTRICTION.  I.-  Although somewhat late in the dny  the City Council is to becongralirlated  .   upon the passage of the   "Wash-house  --Iie-trictiou Bylaw" at its meeting   on  Friday last.     The by-law in question  limits   the     operation    of     such   institution, to Blocks 1 to I. and 7  to 12  inclusive, being U19 south-west corner  of tho city bounded on   the   north by  Douglas and on   the east   by   Hauson  streets: Block J00, from  Connaughl lo  Campbell Avenues and Fifth to Sixth  -Street; and  Blocks   107   and   10S,   at  present unoccupied,   to   the north of  the track.       The bv-law provides, in  addition, that  such businesses in  any  part of the city shall be provided with  ample   drair.age    facilities   and   conducted in   a   manner  approved of by  the Medical Health   officer.     Sprinkling from the mouth is also prohibited.  While Lhe   Council   evinced a commendable    desire     to      limit      the  Ix-mndaries within which  wash-houses  could be operated, there was   danger,  fliaVirTtberf~ansielyT-~d.5~~.iris    sueir  limits would have   been too curtailed,  and the remarks of the  City  Solicitor  011   the   subject,   we  ar.  glad to any,  leceived proper attention.      He pointed out that while restriction ot   trade  wa. permissible actual   restraint   was  not. nnd we think  the present by-law  will   be   upheld   by   the   courts,     if  atUcked.     Aid.   Mctaod staled   the  case tersely by saying that   the limit.*-  prescribed . u-nulil    be   ample   in   the  opinion   of   r-easonable   men   and l.bp  interpretation of by-laws like the  one  under  discussion     was   founded    on  principles of common sense.      The bylaw should meet with the approval  of  our citizens and be explicitly observed.  We.understand  that   there   are   at  present one or two Chinese   laundries  in  operation   outside ; the   prescribed  limits,   and   their   regulation   should  now   receive   the   attention   of    the  council.     While realizing the wisdom  of   respecting    vested    interests    we  think that     the   by.-law  just   passed  may well be added to for thc   pm-phse  of regulating wash-houses as well outside as within the   limits  referred to.  The city of Victoria, in   1901,  took up  this question at length and we   beg to  suggest that Kevelstoke take advantage of the experience   of   the   capital  and make further regulations   regarding cement floors, distance of washing  places from street line,   etc.,   making  such regulations apply to all laundries  whether  tit   present   in   operation or  pot.  GROSS INCOMPETENCE  It will be remembered that the  Government, a couple of weeks ago,  placed a reserve on large .juarrtitie.s  of limber lands at the coast. This  matter was brought up in the House  at the fori mil sessiorr on Wednesday  lust. The Chief Commissioner drew  irr bis horns at once and, according to  the Colonist, this was his explanation.  "Hon. _Ir. Wells said that the  Government had 110 objection to the  resolution. He explained that the  Island Power Company had irrade its  application two years ago. The area  .involved was understood to have a  maximum ot 100 st-uare miles, lt was  found that more, nearly 700 square  miles were involved, and the Government intend to immediately correct  the rnistnke."  The question naturally arises, ���������'Who  made thu mistake1'? If the Chief  Commissioner atterrded to his duties  he would have verified-the description  of the lands reserved. He blames W.  S. Gore,-and probably very rightly.  If Gore is to blame, it should he goodbye. Gore. But that does not absolve  Hon. YV. C. Wells from gross negligence. As wu skated before, recommendations of .Ministers are passed  upon by theCouncil without discussion  of details, and there have been too  many of these so-called "mistakes" in  the Chief Commissioner's department  lately.   AVells must go.  INJURIOUS ADVERTISING.  There are some people in this  province who consider-the Department  of Mines should he a boom bureau for  undeveloped prospects instead of one  to supply reliable information as lo  the conditions of the mining industry  us they exist. This is particularly  true of some of ehe inhabitants nl* the  SiTiiilkameen c*~~~~~~try~Tlie liome" of'tbe"  ijigautic Ulalla fake. Because all mining experts do not fall down and  worship John Brown's irorr capping, or  Bill Smith's coal outcrop and call each  the "greatest thing in the world" some  folks in the little burg of Princeton.-ut  the forks of .Siinilkameen and Tuln-  inueii rivers, are out with the scalping  knife.  And so the Princeton branch of the,  .Mining Association with a fine dis-  iVHiird of common sense and forgetful  of the idiocy of mis-statement, have  held a little love feast and demanded  the resignation ov discharge of the  Provincial Mineralogist. A man named  Winkler- (probably a descendant of  Winkle in the "Pickwick Papers") is  the fiither* of this most extraordinary  resolution, which reads*.  '���������In the opinion of this branch of the  Provincial Mining' Association, tlie  present Provincial Mineralogist is  uiisiiiled for the position he occupies,  arrd we believe it iir the interests of the  Province that the executive of the  Provincial association urge upon the  ifovernmei.it the desirability of a  change. Our reasons for this belirf  are as follows:  "First ��������� His reports on new mining  camps aro invariably pessimistic anil  tend to discourage both prospector  and cirpitiilist seekirrg a suitable fit-Id  for operations; so notoriously is this  the ca������e that interior mining districts  having few developed properties have  never welcomed his visits, and his  name has become a by-word and a jest  among large numbers of the prospecting fraternity irr Southern B. C;  "Second���������Because of their ofllcinl  rharacterhisreporlshave an extremely  injurious    effect    on     outsiders    un  acquainted with the country's resources, and go fur to nullify the ttt'orts  of those who are working for the  development of new sections;  "Third���������In particular we protest  strongly against his report on this  district, which did it 'i grave injustice."  We have not space to quote extensively from the report referred to,  which will he found at length in the  Mines Report for 1001 (pp. 11(10 et seq )  but will give the last two paragraphs  of All'. J-tnliertson's general summing  up of conditions. (See p������ge 030 of the  report).  "From the neighbourhood of Princeton northerly to Nicola there is a zone  highly mineralized witb copper on  which some development has been done  nf a preliminary nature���������which iTho advent of a railway will greatly stimulate.  These pr-opertins will certainly be low  grade, and as there seems to be a large  mineraliy.i'd area it will reipure extensive development lo prove tlie ultimate  value 1 it the tamp.  "Then* have heen several coal locations made in the various parts of this  district, the more important being in  the vicinity of Princeton and Nicola,  where very consider.-ibleand important  beds have been proved which are  referred to in detail elsewhere."  And yet that foolish .Mr. Winkler  calls the report "pessimistic." ''  We are quite aware that there is a  certain class of mining promoters who  do not like Mr. Robertson's reports.  He is not. however, engaged as Provincial Prophet, but is required by lire  "Bureau of Mines Act" to report on  the mining industry of the Province.  It is not his duty to indulge in airy  nothings or platform platitudes, but to  state facts. And that is what the Provincial Mineralogist, does.  In his smill way, little Mr. Winkler  is somewhat of a humourist. We note  in clause two he says "Because of their  official character his reports have an  injurious effect." This is p.rfec tly  charming. We know the Government  i.s in bad shape, and sonre of its official  characteristics may be injurious, but.  we were not aware that all official  report-~we~re~fiatur;illy~b!rd: We"fully  sympathiie with Mr. W. as to the  "desirability of a change"���������but in the  Government, not the Alin-tralogist.  But, speaking seriously, our Princeton  friends should pause before again  making asses of themselves. Mr.  Robertson is so well knowti all over  America as an honest and conservative  mining man that all resolutions of this  character must react on their proposers. Despite all pressure to the  contrary his reports have he������n honest,  just and true. Which is the highest  recommendation for any man. Mr.  Winkler's actions remind us of the  poet's description, when he said:  ���������     ���������    ��������� ������ .       "Man, v������ln mini  Pressed In a littlo brief authority.  Plays such outlandish   tricks  before high  LEGAL  LE MA.STRE A SCOT*!*. __  Barrister**, Solicitors, Ktc.  Revelstoke, B. C.  J.5J.Scott,_.A.,_L.I!.   W.do V.leMaistre,M.A  JJAKVEY, M'CAKTK 1 ���������_ PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors. Ktc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Cimaila.  Company funds to loan* at8 percent.  First Street, Revelstoke II. C.  SOCIETIES.  Red Rose Degree meets second find fourth  Tuesdays of each month; White Rose DeKrei  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellow* Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome  Dr.. CARRUTHERS, T.B.BAKER,  President. Act. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Repular meetings are held in tht  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at S p.m. sharp,  Visiting brethren oordiallv invited  ED. ADjiIR, W. it.  W. JOHNSTON, Rec.-Sec.  As make the angels weep."  [heaven  No. 1 on the list for. the ' re-corn-  mencement of legislative business wns  Mr. Eberts"* Graveyard Act," which  puts lis in mind of the fad of London  costerarongers, who stint themselves  to provide an expensive funeral. Jt  would he a good idea for the Attorney.  General to have a private graveyard  on the top of Afount Tnlinie, from  which he could see the farmers of his  constituency wallow up to'their knees  in mud through bogs, yclept roads,  made at his instigation."  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'      f)  Dally Stage leaven Beaton for CI old Camps on arrival of ������Boat<i at 12  o'clock noon,  arriving at destination that same afternoon.  Htatilcs  supplied   with  .Single,  far any pari of the Dlitrlot.  ANDREW M. CRAIG,  Double,  Saddle and Pack Homes and Freight Teams  Proprietor.  X ���������EEC___.'VEi IT I.  The largest stock of the latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, RINGS, SILVER WARE, OUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Ete.  My many years' experience enables me to buy  goods at the right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at reasonable prices.  cr. o-TJir _3___._=l_3____=-i..  WATCH REPAIRING A 8PKCIALTT.  */"*'  SW_V c/^  NOTE AND COMMENT.  O. W. Muiim, of Chilliwlliitk, hns  intrnrtured a ���������Lord'-* Day Observant p  Act." He wnins it more of n day ol  rest. Poor ni'iii; they always rest in  Ohilliwh ick. But the balance nf the  Proviuro don't want rest -mrticiilai'Iy  but rather life.  The big pulp tie up in favor of the  Island Power Coi will he ventilated in  Ihe House. Capt. Tatlow will father  the discussion. ; But may we remark  that no question is necessary as to who  is the Island power. The answer is  Dutisiniilr. r  Hon. W. C. Wells sometimes has  pipe dreams. It is absolutely certain  Ihe notorious Crown grants were iu  the povsesslon of the C. P. R. for at  least one day. While wishing to he  parliamentary we cannot help sayinu:,  like Beaconsliflil did under similar  circumstances, "his imagination overcomes hia veracity."  ordered the prtadng'of evidence given  before the 0. & W. Investigating  Committee.  WANTED  m****_*j-***-f***_.**_i-r_-_ _,--_-,���������.���������_���������_���������������������__*'  Blessed is he that supporteth the  Government, for pulp and coal oil  shall be added unto him.  Tij-total catch of the Victoria sealing lleet this season was 2703 skins.  The Wells provincial skin was worth  more than tho whole lot put together.  The Nelson grand jury have called  attention to the undesirable foreign  element at Fernie. And yet the  Laurier Government always disallow  restrictive legislation. Watch out fertile Doukhobors, maybe the Crow's  Nest Company will want to import  them. Passive resistance will suit the  coal barons.  Vancouver is suffering from a severe  attack of False creek flats. The two  head pushers of the Grit party said  - they had a lease, and the Council  objected. Whereat sunny Sir Wilfi id  says he knows nothing about it. But  that doeBti't prevent the lease being in  axisteuce. t Maybe he's like Wells  who Buys "No" and means "yes."  Ths success of the Laurier immigration luetics is phenomenal. So anxious  are European governments lo supply  our needs for population that Denmark has started to send over Its  murderers and criminals. The Danish  government know a good thing when  ihey see It. They recently shipped a  party of eight criminals to Canada,  mixing them up with some decent  people so that the general aveiage  would not be too low. This is no fairy  tale, as witness the following from the  Copenhagen "News":  "Here is a new wiiv of getting rid  of our prisoners. They can be sent,  out to Cunadu, which country is very  anxious to secure immigrant**, where  they will be given work ou fai ins und  at other labor. Some are now being  sent out as an experiment, and it Is  likely that others will follow those  now awaiting shipment in Copenhagen."  Yet Laurier stated in the House lhe  other day that the Goverutuentdid not  know anything about it.  GOOD CARPENTERS  EXPERIENCED  CARPENTKRS and  Framers  for Mill Work at Arrowhead.  L-DQATK. Arrowhead.  Address W. J.  23-tf.  NEW  BAKERY  IS NOW OPEN ON McKENZIE AVE.  The undersigned begs to auk a fair share of  Public Patronage.  Home Made Bread  A Specialty.  -eONFIOTlONIRr AND OAKU OF All KINDI.���������  A. E. BENNISON,  Mackenzie Ave.  RAILWAYMEN'S PRESS.  R. E. Gosnell, Secretary of the  Bureau of Information, is doing good  work. His latest bulletins on agriculture and . Ashing are a mine of information to those concerned. In the  former are some particularly fine half  tones.  The Department of Agrit-iiltiiie  has recently issued a pamphlet of  information to fruit growers. All  those interested can obtain copies ou  application to J. R. Anderson, Deputy  Minister, Victoria. The process of  grafting is well described and illustrated by wood cuts. This is not intended  as a joke.  "If Mr. Wells promised to deliver  the grants and then refused to do so,  it spoke well for his nerve." asked Mr.  McCaul. -    '  "Well.that's aphysiological matter,"  replied-Sir Thomas, amid luughter.-  - We would like* the prescription for  Wells* nervine. r-     <-'  Says the Trout Lake "Topic"' re  ferring to F. C. Gamble, public works  Engineer:  "The' public servant in' question  - arrived in town at 6 o'clock, p. ni.,"  "spent the evening in the hotel, went  to bed at 9 o'clock, and got up in the  morning and left town before 9 o'clock  a. m. Yet notwithstanding the briefness of his visit, and an inspection���������as  far as' we have been able to ascertain  ���������made from the platform of his hotel,  he feels himself competent to say that  there is nothing the matter with the  river bank nor likely to be, thereby  stamping the men who petitioned the  government for relief, an aggregation  of idiots."  --���������"'.  Please note this is - another  of   the  Chief Commissioner's pets.  Harry Lindley believes in the  aphorism "to point a moral and adorn  a tale" and so at ��������� the -performance of  "How Women Love" on Friday he  laid to his son in the play���������''You are  a smart boy, my son, perhaps when  you grow up you may get in the  -legislature���������give-away- the province,  and maybe die Chief Commissioner."  There's many a true word spoken in  jest.  The Granby company has decided  to operate its own coal mines, and  thus be independent of the Crow's  Nest monopoly. It is intended to sell  surplus product to other smelters.  Which may tend to show Elias Rogers  that there are others. The new  properties are near Blairmore, Alia.,  just over the B. O. line.  'Last year Mr. Smith Curtis made  certain charges against the Dunsmuir  Government and Mr. Justice Walkem  was appointed a Commission to  enquire into them. The Commission  proved to be worse than a farce, it  made a mockery of truth, it was a  travesty of justice and its abrupt  termination was ' a fitting climax to  the miserable pretence' that it was.  That the belated report of the Commissioner, just presented," should  exonerate the Government is only  what was expected but it means  nothing. The facts brought out in  the evidence, and the method of conducting the investigation rob the  report of its value. It is an appropriate termination to a. scandalous  episode. (Kamloops Sentinel.) All of  which are absolute statements of fact.  Against the wishes of the  Government    the    Provincial     Legislature  o. B. T.  The May number of the "Railroad  Telegrapher," which is just to hand,  his nearly two hundred illustrations  showing the directors of the ord&i-al  woik, the head office staff, and poi-  traits of men prominent in the order.  Among them we notice Ed. Goulet,  W, T. Francis and John Campbell,  C. P. R., Division No. 7. From the  leading article "The*. High Water  Mark" it appears that for the first four  months of 1903 the ordi r has n total < f  8196 added to its membership far out-  rent-hing the growth of any other  railroad labour organization .in the  country. April was the banner month  the tolal.new membership being 1872.  Considerable attention is given to the  speech of D. M. Parry, President of the  National Association of Manufacturers  ut New Orleans last month, and a  most vigorous defence is made to his  adverse comments on Unionism. A  curious feature is the hearty appreciation of Senator Hanna's speech,quoted  in the editorialcoluinns of the Herald  a couple of weeks ago, in which he  advocated ah extension' .of union  principles, ..and, going.even . further,  their consolidation.  The strong financial position of tho  order is shown by the statement of the  mortuary fund which had $60,885.81 to  its credit on 30th"Apiil.  ,  /     " ' I. A. op M.    ,  The " Machinist's Monthly Journal"  for May hns, as its piincipal feature, a  fully illustrated article on Milwaukee,  and the first editorial note is a naive  conundrum as to what made that city  famous. A well timed warning is set  ont������in the official .section, advising  machinists to keep away from the  Pacific Coast, as there is not work  enough to go round. -  The leading article' is a plea for  economic education, the editor pointing out that every branch of economic  life to some extent affects all the  others. This very true statement is  emphasized by mention of. the fart  that aa by the exercise of the ballot  the laborer's emancipation will -come.  so will its coming be hastened by true  conceptions of economic questions  becoming universal.   To quote:    .  "Since education is what is most  lacking in labor's equipment for this  struggle, it ought to be the "duty of  every trade unionist to do all in his  power to educate both himself and his  fellows in a.kuowledge of.economics.1_  The series of articles on "Improvements in the Steam Engine" is  continued, the fifth paper on "Engine  Governors and Fly Wheels" appearing  in the present issue. Magazines of  this character elevate their readers by  amusing and instructing them at the  same time, and the Machinists  Monthly Is to be congratulated on  keeping fully abreast of affairs iu the  complicated calling covered by the  membership of' the International  Association of Machinists.  BOOT AND SHOE  REPAIRING.  I have opened up a Boot and  ���������Shoe Repairing Shop, opposite the Climax Hotel, und  will be pleased to receive a  share of the Custom work of  the City. Special attention  given to the repairing of  Shoes for Railway work.  JARVIS H. ARMSTRONG,  Opposite Climax Hotel.  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 is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to mi ke application to the Chief  Commi slonerof Lands and Works for a special  license to cut and carry away timber from  the following described lands situated in  We*,t Kootenay District, B. C. ;���������  Commencing at a post planted on the west  bank of tbe Columbia river, just below the  mouth of Eight Mile creek (belew Canoe  river) and marked "K. S. Butler's south east  corner." thence west SO chains, thenee north  80 chains, (hence east 80 chalss, thence south  80 cains to initial post.  Dated tills 23rd day of ..pril, 1903.  R. S. BUTLER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date' f intend to . make  application to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry anay timber from the following  described'lands situated, in East Kootenay  District, B.C.:��������� .     "* .  Commencing at a post-planted on the north  bank of the Columbia river, about *> miles  below the mouth of Cummins ���������-'creek anil  marked "IS. Nagie's south east corner," thenee  west 80 cbains, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains," thence south 80 cbains to the  place of beginning,,  *  Dated this 5th day of May, 1903. '  E. mAGLE.  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 Ht a post planted on the  north bank of Canoe river, about one mile  westerly from Arthur J. Mott's south east  corner post and marked "Arthur T.  Claxton's north east corner post," thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains to the point ol commencement.  Dated thc 21st day of March, 1903.  Arhur T. Claxton.  NOTICE.  JOTICE 13 HhREBY GIVEN that Tbe Frcd  u Robinson .umber Company. Limited,  ntend to apply to change the name of the  company to " HARBOR LUMBKR COMPANY,  Limited."  Dated February llth, 1903.  HARVEY MCCARTER _ PINKHAM,  Feb-lMtm. Hslleltort for the Company.  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  cany away timber'from the follow ing described  lands:��������� ,  " Commencing at a poBt marked "Frank Case's  south east corner post," planted on the south bank  of the west branch of Pingston creek about 21  miles from its month and i mile from the Forks;  thence north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains to  point of commencement.**   , ,   .  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  *���������   FRANK CASE.  NOTICE.  4 Take notice that thiity 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 * of a mile  north of Chas. Taylor's'cabin, thence nortli 80  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  .   JOHN BOURNE.  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 :���������  "~~Comme_cing"at a post mark-d~"Ja_������e-Martin's  south west corner post," situated on the east bank  of Pingston Creek, at John liouruo's  No. 2 north west comer, thence north 80 chains,  tbence east 80 cbains, thence south 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  JAMES MARTIN.  GOLDFIELDS  POSSIBILITIES..  iB^^HR3B^M^^^M^MHI^M^____POHl^MPHPHMHHHMHBMMMHMMBM^Bi^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^B  If you are looking for possibilities in Estate  Speculation that will double your capital,  it will be to your interest to invest RIGHT  NOW, before the best of the properties have  been taken up.  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.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to make application to  the Chief commissioner ofLands 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 the Columbia river, just above the  mouth of ummins creek, and marked "J. K.  MrCleery's south east corner." thence north  80 chains, thence west 80 cha ns, thence south  8*> chains, thence east 80 cbaina to the place ol  beginning.  Dated this 5th day of May, 1903.  J. R. McCLEERY.  ',      _ NOTIOE. *. "  ' Notice is hereby given that thirty 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 East Kootenay District, B. C. :���������  Commencing at a", ost planted oh the north  bv k of the Columbia river a- out 2% miles  below Cummins creek, and marked ' C. Boyle's  south. cast corner," thence west 80 ohains,  thence north 80 chains, thence east .80 cbains.  thence south 80 chains to place of beginning.  Dated this 5th day of May, 1903.  * ., ~. ':"-"      -���������   .        . C. BOYLE.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby Riven that 30 days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license, to cut anil  carry away timlier from the follow ing described  lands in west Kootenay :���������  Commencing at Robert.Sander-ion*s~south cast  cornor post on the west side of anil about eight  miles from the mouth of Pingston creek, tlience  west 80 chains, tlience north * 80 chains, tlience  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains to the point  of commencement.   Containing 840 acres.  ROBT. .SANDERSON.  Halcyon, 26th April, 1008. ,������  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby * given that thirty  days after date I intend to make  application to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works lor 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 the Columbia river about 2 miles  above the mouth of Cummins creek and marked "R. 8. Butler, south east corner," tbence  west80 chains, thence north 80 chains, thene*  east 80 chains, thenee south 80 chains to the  place of beginning. r!,  Dated this 6th day of May, 1903.  {   ' ,      R. S. BUTLER. -  Notice  date  I  intend  NOTIOE.  s hereby given that SO days after  make  application" to  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Wor  the  Works for  special licence to cut and carry away timber  from tho following described lands situated  ln Kast Kootenay District, B. C  Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of the Columbia river about one mile  above the moulh of* Cummina creek, marked  "J. R. McCleery's south east corner," thence  north 80 ohains, thenee west 80 chains thence  Bouih 80 chains, thence east 80 chains to the  initial post. *  Dated this 6th day of May, 1903.  "  J. B. McCLEERY.  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 folio* Ing described  lands:������������������  Commencing at a post marked "Jennie Dash-  wo-d-Jones's south west corner post," situated on  the east bank of Pingston creek, about 12 miles  from its mouth, thence north 80 chains, tbence  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1903.  JENNIE DASHWOOD-JONE8.  NOTICE.  Five R**o*-_*_ House to Rent Furnished $12  per month, including water. Apply Herald  Office or  MRS. H. LAUQHEAD.  Secend 8treet.  NOTIOE.  after date  Commissioner of  Take notice that thirty dayi  intdnd to apply to thc Chief C<  Lands and  Works for special license*! to cut  and  _arry away timber from the  following  described lands:  1. Commencing at a post marked "Mary  Bourne's north west corner post," planted on  theeast bank of Pingston creek, about 10 miles  up from Its mouth, tbence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 cbains,  tbence north 80 chains to the point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Mary  Bourne's north west corner post," planted on  the eut bank of Pingston creek, about 11 miles  np from its moulh. thence east 80 chains,  thence aouth80 chains, thence west 80 cbains,  tbence north 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 26tb        of March, 1903.  MARY BOURNE.  NOTIOE.  Notice ia hereby given that 80 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 in situated, in-East-Kootenay.dis-.  trict, B. C.:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the South  bank of the Columbia river, about three miles  above the mouth of Canoe river, and marked "H.S.  Johnson's North West Corner"; thence Kast 80  chains; thence south 80 cliabis; theneo west 80  chains; tlience north 80 chains to initial post.  Dated this 7th day of May, 1903.  II. S. JOHNSON.  NOTICE.  Notice ia hereby given that 30 days after datell  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 ln East Kooteuay district, B. C:  Commencing at a post planted on the south  bank of the Columbia river about four miles above  the mouth of Canoe river, and marked "H. 8.  Johnson's North West Corner"; thonce east 80  chains; thence south 80 chains: thence west 80  chains; theneo north 80 chains to the place of beginning.  Dated this 7th day of May, 1903.  .H.S.JOHNSON.  NOTICE.  .Notice is hereby given that 80 days after date I  ntend to make application to the Chief Commls-  sioner of Lands and Works for a special license to  cut and carry away timber from thr following  described lands situated In West Kooteuay District, B. C.:���������  Commencing at a post planted on the north liank  of tbe Columbia river, about two miles west of the  mouth of Canoe river, and marked " J. T. Nagle's  North-East Corner"; thence south 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  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for special In en*_ 10 i*ut  and Tarry nway timber from the followini;  described lands in West Kootenay i���������    -  No. 1. Commencing at a post plumed on thc  north side of Snow creek, about7 miles Irom  where it empties Into'Cariboo creek, ann  marked, "C. Hall's north weit corner post,"  thence south 40 chains, thence east ICO chains,  thence north 40 chains, thence-west 160 chains  to the point of comment ement *  No. 2. Commencing at a nost planted ou the  north side of Snow creak, about 7 miles from  where it empties into Cariboo*, creek,-nnd  marked. "C.Hall's south west-corner post,"  thence north 40 chains tbence cast 160 chains,  thence south-40 chains, thence wast 160  ehainsto the point of commencement.  -Dated the 15lh April, 1903.  C. HALL.  NOTICE.  Notiee 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 tbe following  described lands In West    ootenay:���������  No. 1.- Commencing at a post planted en the  west side ef Cariboo creek, and about 13 miles  from its mouth, near the Chieftain cabin and  marked "James Ellis' north west corner post,"  tbence south 160 cbains, thence east 40 chains,  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE. -  Mountain Chief mineral ctoim. Mtu.it. in lit***  Arrow Lake mining division of We.t ICooN-nay  ilistrict.  When* livit. I:��������� On Canyon creek, .-ilK.nl h**>  aiilt-*, fiom thi.* junction with Cariboo creek.  ,,--   .--  ���������_--,-;_���������-.-,-   -..-   ���������-,   - ���������- -,---. r       T*ike not-, ,.��������� that I. A. K. lli-*.*_ni*. a���������.-nt for *.  valley about eight miles from the mouth of sanl! Pet***.* M-.llnn.lil. iroi'**--*n. r's-ceriifi*-*:.!"** I: S2 W*  nro-ir   n.������nn������ _-,������,   _*. ,.1,-,���������..���������    .i.���������.,-���������   -_. _   r.Uen Mel) ���������-._,-M, fie.3 *-iii<*r-> ccittJic.it. 1532 .**���������>">,  Walt-rlto**-, frv** nilnfr'ji c_-l ill*-**.!'*, 41/i3:r,iiit_i*ll  1?ncty.U*i- fnmi tht* <l*ite lieit'uf to r_ipl*. _*!!..*  iinuiii** rei-onli-i fo.* :*. certilic.il*.* -1' il*:*."r*.i-.'.__n'_it*i.  for tin* pur-Hi-ie of nbtHininp a cru-.ni giant of tlio  '        *ra  Notice is hereby given that 30 tiivs after date I  intend to apply to tlie Chief Commissioner of  Land.*) and works for special Iiccnbcs to cut anil  carry away timlier from the following described  lnnds in West Kootena> :���������  1. Commencing at Guy Barber's north east  corner post on the east slope  of 1 .ng*-ton creek  -7.  creek, thence south 80 chains, thence west SO  chains, tlience north SO cluiiiis, tlience east 80  chains to the point of commencement. Containing 010 acres.  2. Commencing at Guy Barlier's sontli oa**t  cornor post on the cast slope of Pingstoii creek  valley about 8 miles from the mouth of said creek,  tlience north 80 chains, tlience west SO chains,  tlience south'80 chains, thence east SO chain*, to  tlio point of commencement. Containing 640 acre.-..  '' J.. GUY BARBER.  Revelstoke, B. C, 27th Aptil, 1803.  .    NOTICE.  Notice fs hereby given Ihat 30 days nfter  date 1 will apply ro the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works fur s.*eeial licenses to <-.ut  and carrv anav timber from the following  described landsin West Kootenav:���������  No 1. I'ommencliig atapost planted on tin-  cast sloe ofWhatsban-creek about 6 mile*  north of thc north end of Whatshan lake and  marked "John '-adway's south west corner  'post " thence cast 40 chains, thence north 160  chains, thence west 40 chains thence sou th  160chains to the point of commencement.    -*  No. 2. Commencing at apost planted on the  east side'of Whatshan creek, about 6 miles  north ot tbe north end-of Whatsbi-n lake, and  marked ."John Gadway's south east corner  post," thence nortb 160 cbains, thence wcst40  chains, thence south 160 chains, tbence ea*it40  chains to tho poinl of commencement.  Dated thc lath April, 1903.  JOHN GADWAY.  NOTICE.  Notice  Is   hereby given  of Lands and     .       that 30 days after  date I will apply to the Chief Commissioner  _..._..   ... . -*yorj.s for special licenses to cut  thence north 160 chains, thence west 40 chains 1 and carry away     j describedjands in West Kootenay:���������  to the point of commencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post planted on tha 1  south side of the west fork of Mosquito creek,', nortb west side of  about 2% miles from where lt empties into tho  main creek and marked "James El ils' south  east corner cost," tbence north 80 chains,  tbence west 80 uhalns, thence south 89 chains,  tbence east 80 chains to the point of commencement   .        * *- l  Dated the 15th April, 1903.  JAMES ELLIS.  timber from the  following   11a lanus in West Kootenav:���������  No. 1*  . ni. .;  - miles  from its mouth,  and marked  "B*. R.  Hall's northeast corner post," thence west 160  above claim.  Ami further t**.l*o notice thai action, under **ec-  tion 3", must lie comtnciK-ciI before the i*-_uance of  sin-h certilicafe of iinpn-vciuenl*-.  Date*! tliia 7th day of April, 1303.  ���������A. K. HEYI___D.  Is   tur.  Sl-prhme   Colt.t   of .British.  Colombia.  l_.Li.t-   of A. ���������***.* Smith,  In the  matter  of the  i!ece&**<. L  .VOFlCKis hereby given that Prob-itcof the Will"*  1 '   of the said A. N. Suith was on the sub ilay ���������"  of March. A. D., 1903, granted to Margaret Adcla  '  ���������Smith, the sole executrix under the said. will. . ,   '-**  ���������Ami, further, take notice tliatajl persons having ,  any claim against the said >_.t_.i c must send in  full particulars of their claims to M__rs. le M____  <_ Scott without delay.  Dated this 2nd. day of April, 1903.  -  *���������*.   LE MAISTRE & SCOTT, "    --  '-    Solicitors for the l"_ecutri_,  -    ,-   - First Street; Revelstoke, B. C    ' .  I- Vfl  NOTIOE.  In the matter of the "Trustees and Executors  Act," and  In tbe matter of the Kstate of Swan Anderson,  deceased.  All persons having any claims or demands  against the estate of Swan Anderson, late of  Iliecillewaet In the Province of British Colum-  bla.deceased, are required to file with tho  undersigned their : names and addresses and  full particulars of their claims, and the nature  of the securities, if any, held by them, dulv  verified, on or before the 31st day of May, 1003.  And notice is hereby given that after th 2  said date tho administrator will proceed 10  distribute the estate amongst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to thc  olalms of which he shall then bave had notice  and he will not be liable for the proceeds of  the estate, or any part thereof so distributed,  to any person of whoso claim such administrator had not notice at the tlmo of the distribution thereof.  Dated at Kevelstoke, B C, 23rd Aprf 1,1903.  HARVEY, McCARTER <_ PINKHAM,  Solicitors for Administrator.  NOTIOE  Take notice that thirty days after date I  Intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands and works for special licenses to cut  and carry away timber from tbe following  described lands:  1. Commencing at a post marked "Mabel  Martin's south west corner post," planted at a  point about one mile cast of Pingston creek,  and about 19 miles up from its mouth, thence  east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west80chains, ihence south 80 chains to the  point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Manel  Martin's north east corner post," planted on  the west bank of Pingston creek, about 11  miles up from its mouth, thence -outh 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence north 80  chains, thence east 80 chains 10 thc point of  commencement.  Dated this 26th day of March, 1003.  MABEL MARTIN.  cbains, thence south 40 cbains, thence east 160  cbains, thence north 40 chains to the point of  commencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post pleated on the  south side of Christy's creek, and about eight  miles from tbe head of Whatshan Lake, and  marked "R. R. Hall's south east corner post."  tbence west 160 chains, thence north 40 chains,  tbence east ICO chains, thence south 40 chains  to the point of commencement.  Dated the 15th April, 1903.  R. R. HALL.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.".*:  . Notice is hereby given tliat 30 days after date I "-  Sf?"/- **������ nia>e ���������PPl'O'tion to the Honourable the "  Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for two-  special licenses to cutjand carryanay timber fiom - '  the following described lands in the district of*  w est Koo.enay:���������  No. 1.   Commencing at a post marked "A. E. ���������-,'  Soper's north east corner post," situated about 2  miles west of Mosquito creek and about 30 mdes -  from its  mouth, and running south 80 eliains  thence west 80 chains, thence north SO chains,  thence east 80 chains to point of commencement.  No. 2. Commencing at a post marked "A. B.  Ropers south east corner post," and situated  ;-_?'_* v������' I-** a1*0���������5 descrilieil and running nest  160 chains, thence north 10 cbains, thence east 160  chains, thence south 40 chains to point of commencement. *    -  Dated this 1st day of May, 1003.  -      -  ���������      ?"*'  ALICE R. SOPEH.   ",' ?  -4  NOTICE. ' *    '  Thirty days after date I intend to apoly to  the Honorable the Chief Commlsslon'er-'of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry _way timber from the followine:  described lands in West Kootenay *  Commencing at  bank of the Columbia river on south sFde"of  post planted on the west  John Nelson's ranch and marked "J. Jackson's  north east corner post " thence west SO chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence cast 80 chains,  tbence nortb SO cbains to polnt-uf commence-���������  ment.   Containing MO acres.  Dated >lay I6tb, 1903.  JOHN JACKSON.  Notice Is hereby given that 30 days after  date I will apply" to the Chief Commissioner  uf Lands and Works for special licenses to  cut and carry away timber from tbe following  described lands in-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, Ihence east 160  cbains, tbence north 40 chains to the point of  commencement. . -      No. 2.   Commencing at a post planted on the  f"���������������-cArJ'? ._*.���������?��������� \[!D^r ,r?m H>e following  south side of tbe west fork _f Mosquito creek described lands in West n-oolena;:  NOTICE.  Thirty days after date I intend to apply to  the Honorable The Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and  carry away  timber from   ..         jmpti  the main creek, and marked '-B. Ellis' south  east corner pest," thence north 80 chains,  thence wet180 cbains, tbence south (0 chains,  thenct eut 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Date* this 16th April, 1903.  B. ELLI *.  NOTICE.  Thirtv days after date I Intend to apply  to the Honourable the-hief Commissioner ol  Lands and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described landsin West Kootenay:  Commencing  at a  post planted   1J_ mllr-i  north from Bl_  . 1- . A   and marked "John Jackson's north we.t cor-  Big  Mouth creek on tbe west side  of Columbia river and *._ mile west from river.  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  descrilieil lands situated in West Kootenay District, B. C:  Commencing nt a post marked "C. Boyle's North  East Corner," plunted on tho  west bank of the  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that 80 days after date I  Intend to make application to tho Honourable  the Chief Commissioner of Lauds anil Works for  two special licenseH to cut and carry away timber  from the following described lands ill West  Kootenay:  No. 1. Commencing at a post iihirked ".Mntlicw  Soucr's north west corner post," situated about'.  mile west of Mosquito creek and alioiit 10 iiul_-  froin its mouth aiul running south 80 chains  thonco east 80 chains, thenee north 80 chain*,  thence west 80 eliains to point of coiniiiuiiecineiii.  No. 2.   Commencing at n post marked "Mulliu-  Soper's  soutli  east  corner post,"  ami  situat*  ner post," thence south 80 chains, thence east  80 chain., theoce nortb 80 chains, thence west  80 chains to point of commencement.    Con*  I talninglMO acres.  Dated May 10th, 1903.  J. JACKEON.  Coiumbto'mer'jiiii-r below" the "mouth-.Eight' beside post of No. 1 as above descrilieil and rui  Mile creek (below Canoe river); thence  wost  80 | ning west 80 chains, tlience north SO chains, them  chains; thence south  80 chains;  thence east 80  chains; thence north 80 chains to the point of com*  mencement.  Dated this 23rd day of April, 1903.  C. BOYLE.   jg *  ,  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains to point *  commencement.  Dated this 1st day of May, 1903.  MATHEW SOPER.r  NOTICE.  ��������� Thirty -lays after date I intend to apply to  lloiioiirabl'* thc chief Commissioner of Lands  mil Works'for a special license to cut and  ���������irrv unity timber from the following describ-  ���������>1 litn-l* in West Koot>-nay:  ''ommeucing at apost planted IJirailei from  '(ii( Mouth creek on the west side 01 Columbia  "iv������-r min H ni'le west from river, by E. wards'  it i_ek���������.ui's corner posts and marked "Ada  ,.(wards' soutli ea-t corner post," thence north  Commencing  north from Big Mcutli" erect  of Columbia rive " " *  1J_   milM  on thc west side  at a post planted  umbla river and Vi mile w__"fr6m"rFvcr  and marked *'.s. T. tdwards' n->r th cast corner  post," thence south 80 chains, thence west ������<>  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence east M  chains to ������������������oltit oi commencement. Containing 640 acres.  - Dated May 16th, 1903.  N. T. KDWARDS.  NOTICE.  Thirty day. nflrr date I intend t*i ftnr.lrt.  the Honorable- the Jhief Commissioner of  Lands and Works lor it **pcclttl licence to cut  and carry a-.vsy timber from the followln-r  described land*" in West Kootenay:  Oommcn*Ingatai>o������t planted 0:1 tbe norih  bank of Flat creek, i)sg Kcnd, \4 mile from  thc mouth of *_:il creek, ami marked "7 1:  Antlers, i*s north cast comer i>o-*t'"  theuce wet ].*-���������> ch-Mas, ihence south SO  r*hBln������. tlience i*a*t jr. chain*, thence nortli  ���������in enaiii* lo ll'c- |������.i,it of toiii:ni'iiee;aeiit.  uontftinlii^C'W a-.-ri.-_  ,l)>ited May 15th, IOuS.  J. R. A   DKRSON.  NOTICE.  Thirty days after date I int������nd to applv tribe Honorable the * hief Commissioner' of  I-ands air! <���������*, -irk** In* u s,,eelnl lu-ense to out  and carrv away timber (rom the followine  dc-eribcd lauds In Wesi Kootena-,:  t.'om-ncni-iii,!  at a  pn.tplaiit_ilaij.it     .n-  dcr-oii. nurth ea-t corner ]<__ t u.i .la'cr.>l.  Bib   Bend,  and   msrkeil   < Johu    Aiiil������rs*iu'*.  south east corner post." thence west 40 chain.,  rhains, thenee west 8Uch"aliis. tbence ������ooth I Kenc*. north*i������ir,Ph_in������ t .__.."_ ...~. ',;.'Z~l"  ������������������"������������������"���������.A-^e,.e**_i__.^?j?.-t5i.p<'lnto' A^^^iSeh:}^^tlfiZ'^a,  men*.   Containing 610 acres.  Dat.d May 15th. 19J3.  JOHN ANDERSON,  ��������� inmeiieement.   CoutaInln_ Wt) acres.  Dated May 16th, 1993.  ADA EDWARDS  mma  __& ���������&���������*������$���������������$���������*>    *#fr������*������q<&m  [OOJPrRIOBTES]  i*  v  f To Set Her Free  By Florence ^Warden  Author of "The House in the Marsh," "A Prince of Darkness,"  etc., etc  _t) overwhelm liim l>y .iny uncomfortable  display of ex.o-**-iv.*,*!r.it'itu*l., yet thero  "waa no doubt li_ wa- lur ii*.*.*tu*r, niul if  ���������he met liim nir.iin she could hardly fail  to refer  to  the  uot.  Fol.t-d iu lib o.v.i attempt to csciijio,  _\������lley w.h **oi.".*.'d with it midden im-  ���������pulse to Ii\ti-_-ii on finding thnt tho girl  herse'if had L*.****!i foiled in'a _-imil-.tr fashion. When, t)i.Ti'f**n\ she reached tlio  fireplace, und tinned round abruptly, in  n shniwfiice.'l i'i:iiiiii>r, towards him, sho  saw that ho waa convulsed with merri*  111 cut.  Astonished, as well .sho might bo, tho  girl sturcd at him in silence. Then, half  turning as she stood with one foot upon  the fonder, she caught sight again, as sho  had done up-stairs, of her own reflection  in a weather-stained looking-glass, nnd  her feminine vanity suddenly got tho  better of every' other feeling.  The expression of her faco changed  suddenly as she stared at* the unattractive-looking object before her. It needs  beauty of a high order, and in the most  perfect condition at that, to stand tho  ordeal of an appearance in a shapeless  "bat which has been thoroughly soaked  and imperfectly dried, seen tlirough tho  medium of an early Victorian looking-  glass.    The girl's good  looks���������for sho  niiMnus to conceal lier* identity from her  reseller' and lo hide tho rush iillempl sho  had nude, ns shi! li.nl previously been  indifferent to nil thi-so* lliing**.  "OhV" Khe ejaculated in a low voice, in  n tone of uiimistiiUiililo relief. There  was n puns**, and I hen sho said: "lint I  don't liku to lake your cab. And if  you've been ill, it's even more important that you should -jet hack than tlmt  I should." 1 think it; will be better for  you to go first, and lo send the cab hael.  for nre. I'll prnmi-tu to wail," .-;ho added  quickly, and with n eerlain injjonunus-  ness which confirmed the impression Hint  sho wns very young indeed. Astley tried  not lo smile, again.  "Oh," said he, "don't trouble your  head    ahout   inc.      After    roughing it  as he had proposed to ao.  The friend ho had como to Oxford to  gee, an undergraduate, some hnlf-douon  years younger than himself, did his best  to make the time pass pleasantly for  him. Ho introduced Astley to his friends  in tho neighborhood, one hy one, nnd  finally to ii family named Mascot, who  lived'on the outskirts of the towtr.  "I'm afraid you won't Und them very |  interesting people," he remarked, as  they drew near tho modern gabled redbrick houso ono Sunday evening. "But  they're inoffensive at, least. The son���������  there's only the ono���������is studying for tho  church, lie's an ardent stamp-collector,  and ho's going to marry a rich cousin.  Thnl's about all there is to tell about  him."  Thoy wero shown into tho convention*  ter ou a snowy winter's day,' that you  won't have to reproach her with such  eccentricity again!"  Tho nc.Nt glimpse lie caught of Norma  waa of a pair of big dark eyes swimming  irr grateful tears.  When tho timo camo for going awny  Astley tried hard to get near enough' to  tlio girl to bid her good-night. Hut she  would not let him.   ..ho became absorbed  ��������� V FACTS  al drawing-room, which agreed in all ro*  with the promise of tho modern  gabled rcd-hrickeil exterior of tho house.  apocU  ������  was good-looking���������could not stand such  * test. Her olive skin looked green;  her black hair looked lank, twisted up,  half-dried, in an unbecoming fashion;  and her large dark eyes and fairly regular features counted for nothing against  these odds.  Instinctively she turned her head away  from Astley, who was struggling to re-  fuin his gravity. For the aw'ful thought  ad suddenly struck him that she might  think he was laughing at her. In fact,  the curious little knob into which she  had fastened her hair peeped out under  her shapeless hat in an extremely comical way. It behoved him therefore to  bo careful.  "I'm afraid you think it very stupid  of me to laugh," he said, as he camo  forward a little way into tho room, and  stood behind one of the mahogany, armchairs. '.���������'������������������.'������������������;!  "Oh, no. Some people see fun in anything," said the girl, somewhat distantly.  Evidently she was not grateful for  ���������what he had done for her. Astley felt  that this was a great comfort. And it  amused him lo think that he had boon  a___ou*3 to avoid an hysterical scene of  tears arrd thankfulness, while she had  been just as anxious to escape the sight  of -him at all.  "Well, when things are at a very had  Eass    they   have  a   way   of   taking   a  lughable" turn,   don't  you   think   so.'  ���������aid he.  "I can't say I do," said the girl, tartly. "There's a long walk in the snow to  ���������be faced, for one thing, and in the dark,  ���������too."  And she glanced out into thc gathering gloom.   Astley broke in cheerfully:  "Oh, it's not qiiite so bad as that. I've  Bent in to Oxford for a cab, vou know,  and���������"  "But I mean to walk," struck in the  {������������������irl, and she suddenly sprang away from  the fireplace and rnr.de for the door.  Astley, however, was nearer to it than  Bhe, and, in spite of his lameness, was  able to obstruct her passage.  "Oh no, you can't do that," he said  quickly, speaking with sudden gravity.  "Oh! but I can. 1 must!" And into  the girl's tone there came suddenly the  first intimation of inward distress which  ahe had given since her reappearance.  "Indeed you must not. I can't allow  It," 6aid Astley, speaking in his turn with  seriousness, and also with unexpected  authority. "To venture on such a walk  along an exposed road, in the dusk, with  the snow and the wind driving towards  you, would be danger, if not certain  death, especially after such an adventure aa you've had," he added hurriedly.  What gave him authority with tlie  girl was not so much the fact that he  aad saved her life an hour or two before,  but a certain hardness, amounting al-  fcost to a suspicion of mockery in his  manner, which made her curiously con*  ���������ciou- of a feeling of inferiority to him.  Though he was pev.cctly courteous, it  -="wa������=w'rth-the=court_*-y^of-one-who-st_.__s.  hi an unassailably superior position.  8he felt that he looked down upon her,  despised her, was courteous only because  It was a convention of his clas3 to be  Verbally courteous to women. The  thought enraged her, quite swallowed up,  __deed, any impulses she might bave had  towards gratitude.  "Oh, as for that, I'm none the worse  tor getting ury feet wet," sire said, ungraciously,* ns she paused a moment,  ���������watching for her opportunity to slip by  kirn and get away.  "Getting her feet wet" was such a  eaphcmUtic description of what had hap-  ���������pencd that Astley could hardly forbear  another "smile. The girl saw it and made  another dash for the door. She was  (Oiled, however, again.  "Excuse me," said he, "but you must  allow me to insist."  The girl drew herself up.  ���������'Suppose I insist too!"  "Then we shall have to see who can  insist the hardest," retorted Astley with  perfect coolness, "and, to judge by our  previous experience, you know, it���������will  aot be you."  The spirit, the dash, the daring went  ont of the girl's face and bearing in a  moment. She gave one shy, frightened  look at his face, and turned away with  a quivering lip. His manner altered di-  rectlv.  "I"should strongly .advi30 you," said  he, with the resumption of a more everyday tone, as he glanced towards the  fireplace, "to take off your hat and wait  quietly and get thoroughly warm before  thc cab comes, a3 you will have. a. very  cold drive." ' .  "And���������and you*!" faltered the girl, in  a strangled voice, and she instinctively  turned as if to obey him.  "Oh, I think I shall perhaps'stay the  ���������night here, unless I tell the cabman to  come back  for me," he said.  It was quite clear that the girl began  to breathe more easily after this. To  the highly-strung mood in which he had  first met her had succeeded the" inevitable reaction, so that: she now felt as  through nn African cnmjmljjn, this sort  of experience is a mere picnic."  A look of interest suddenly peeped out  of tlio sidelong glance sho gave him.  Then, ns he still stood in tho way between hor and tho door, she muttered,  "Very well, then," and immediately  walked back to the fireplace, where she  resumed her former position, standing  with one foot on the fender,and her oyea  directed towards that terrible looking-  glass.  Astley camo forward slowly, drew one  of the horse-hair arm-chairs back to a  discreet/distance, nnd sat down. As she  was between him nnd the window, tho  only view he could get of her faco was  by tiro light of the fire below her, which  throw distorting -shadows upon her face.  Little as he saw, however, ho was conscious that she was taking up the burden of life again, and trying to devise  some manner of tricking him, so that  sho might hide her identity.  Long before this Astley had discovered  that liis companion belonged to a-different'sb'citil class from that he had at first  supposed, and perhaps she divined his  curiosity. At any rate she presently  said, after a pause:  "It's really most important that I  should get hack to Oxford quickly, as  I'm only passing through it, with���������with  inj' aunt, and I havo a train to catch tonight.".  "Indeed! Then it's as well the cab is  coming," said Astley politely.  "Yes, I hope it won't, be very late.  _Ty aunt might"be anxious. As we're  both in great trouble, trouble abotrt  business, she might think, you know,'  she might think all sorts of dreadful  thing3," went on the girl, iluently  enough, but with a manner which was  transparent to tho observant Astley.  "Yes, indeed," said he, in the same  tone as before, when she paused.  The girl wont on with her odd confidences.  "You seo women are easily depressed  when anything goes wrong with them,  and when you've kept a, shop for years.,  and things suddenly go wrong with it*,  why you don't know what to do. But 1  suppose you don't know anything about  shopkeeping?" she went on. turning suddenly to him, ns if with a little burst ot'  frankness.  Once again Astley smiled. This time  safely- enough, for his faco was buried  in shadow. And his answer was made  in a little demure voice which startled  her:  "Perhaps I know as much as you  about it."  There was a pause and he heard her  draw a sharp breath. Then she said  curllv:  "You don't believe what I'm telling  vou**"  Asllev answered with great suavity:  "Well,  no,  1  don't.    But what does  that matter?   It's no affair of mine, you  know!"  Dead silence followed this unexpected  retort. Then the girl moved restlessly,  glanced two or three times at the motionless mass of shadow in the big chair,  and at last asked in a querulous, high-  pitched voice:  "How do you know it's not true!"  "I would much rather not answer you,  but if you. insist I'll tell you how I  know."  Again she waited a moment, and then  said imperiously, but in a low voice:  "I do insist."  ==^\Vell^then,__=see_tha.tiyon_dor^-M-  thore wero tlio usual small, over-crowd  ed tables, tho usual curiosities, tho usual  photographs. One of thoso attracted  Aslloy'a attention; it waa that of a girl,  in evening dress, holding a bunch oC  roses. Ho thought ho had seen the faco  somewhere, hut could not remember  where. Ho had not, however, hnd much  timo for considering tho point* when tha  door opened, and llobcrt Bascot, the sorr,  came in.  Ha proved to bo a rather small nnd  effominntc-looking fair man, with curly  light hair like a baby's, and a precise  little voice and manner. Astley mentally  agreed with his friend that tho stamp-  colleotor might he amiable, but was not  intcrosting.  And then two ladies came in.  "Mr. Haiglr���������my mother���������my cousin!"  eaid llobert Bascot, introducing the visitor.  Astley bowed, and shook hands with  the elder lady. Then his heart leaped  up to his mouth. For as his eyes met  those of the younger lady, their eyes  flashed out a mutual recognition,  Kobert Bascot's cousin was the girl  Astley had saved from drowning ten.  days before I  iu tho conversation of somebody else  whenever hIio saw him coming her way.  Astley, of course, snid nothing to his  friend, 'jack Yielding, about his discovery. But he lingrred on in Oxford,  and when Jack propm-oil another visit  to the Bascols, ho readily assented.  "Now I wonder at your wanting to  go there again," .Tack said. "To my  mind it's tho slowest house in Oxford.  And (.lie women ono meets there nro all  so high dried, exeepl Mrs. ]hiseot*'i\  niece, You're not ut traded there, 1  hope, liccauso you know she's booked?"  he added suspieiounly.  Astley shrugged his shoulders with ft  frown. '  "Am I likely to ho attracted hy nny  icomnii, after my experience?"-snid ho  impatiently.  "I know you say you're not, brrt���������"  "And it's tho truth. I'erhaps one ot  tho attractions of th" Bascots' house fo  mo is that tho culture-press seems lo  have dried most of the attractiveness of  femininity out of the ladies."  "Not out of Nor. v. She's feminino  inougli, in all conscience, with hor iin-  CHAPTER HI.  Nobody noticed the confusion of these  two, as Robert Bascot chirped out their  names in introducing them to each oth-  that"  long to tho class that keep shops,  keep them seriously, I mean."  "I don't see how you can know that.  Tradesmen's daughters are educated  nowadays, better educated, sometimes,  than other people's daughters."  "Better educated, perhaps, but not  educated in quite the same way. And  they don't get the same tone."  Before the girl could reply to this, the  sound of wheels and hoofs struck and*  dcnlv upon the cars of both, and they  beard the cab stop. The next moment  they, heard someone running in the passage.  "We don't want to jatisfy the curiosity  of these people," said Astley quickly.  "I'll go out and say I mean to'stay here  the night, while yon Will just get into  the cab and drive away."  "Oh, thanks,  thanks."  He was already at thc door, and they  exchanged a hasty bow as he we.nf. out.  She saw nothing more of him. With her  heart beating a litlle. faster, she heard  hi., voice informing the landlady that hi:  hardly liked to risk tho chilly drive, anil  asking for a room for the night. Ami  a few* moments later Mrs. .Bonne cam**  in  and told her the cab was nt the door.  Sho got in quickly, not giving her address in the hearii-.g of (.he.landlady, but  simply telling the driver to go into Oxford.  It wa.s altogether n strange, adventure,  Astley thouglit, as he wondered who the  girl he had rescued-could be, nnd what  ber history was". Before night, however, he had personal concerns more  pressing to think n.bmii, for the chill he  had got developed into a feverish attack,  nnd ho had to send for his friend ami a  doctor.  Although ho was well enough in e.  few davs to go back . to the hotel at  Oxford "at which he had hr.cn staying,  Astley, weakened and demoralized by  this ircsh attack of illness following on  tho still more demoralizing typhoid,  stayed on in the town, instead of going  to 'his cousin's scat on tho borders of  East Lancashire, for t'hc hunting season,  Astley bowed and looked down; so did  Norma Bascot. There was a second's  pause, and then it was Mrs. Bascot, a  thin-faced woman of forty-five or so, who  wore glasses and was "intellectual," who  began the conversation.  And Norma stole away to the furthest  possible corner, and tool: care not to  meet Astlcy's eyes.  He was so utterly bewildered by the  discovery that the girl he had saved  * from drowning nnd tiro rich cousin whom  Robert Bascot was to marry were one  and the same person, thnt it was with  tlie "greatest possible difficulty that he  answered intelligently, aird laughed in  tho right places.  And as soon as he could, Iiq took thc  opportunity of examining minutely tho  faco of thc woman who had appeared to  him within so short a time in two such  very diirerent characters.  So different indeed, that if it had not  been for her own miserable self-consciousness, Astley might evenhavc been  tempted to believe himself mistaken.  For, with her black heir beautifully  dressed, parted in thc middle, waved,  and coiled into a massive knot behind  her head, her face looked' much more  beautiful than it had done when she was  blue with the cold and sick with nervousness: while her slight figure, which  had presented no particular attraction  when wrapped in a bedraggled skirt and  shapeless jacket, looked exceedingly  ��������� graceful now that she wore a black silk  skirt, with a slight train, and a blouse of  lavender silk trimmed with black velvet, and two rows of lovely pcarlB round  her throat.  In tho course of the evening Astley  noticed other circumstances about the  girl which excited his curiosity still further. In the first place, she received the  attention* of Robert Bascot, who was  most effusively courteous and even affectionate to her, with an irritable petulance which was patent to such a close  observer a3 Astley. When the devoted  Robert chirped into her ear, fhe looked  helplessly round the room as if anxious  for a chance of escape; and when he  leaned over her, with an odd, prim little  assumption of tender possession, she got  up and walked away.  And throughout the long and somewhat heavy evening, which was characterized by mnch exchange of a dry sort  of talk which the frequenters of the  bona- considered int-llectual and stimulating, the girl talked to everybody in  the house, which was soon half full of  visitors, except to Astley.  He, on his side, w.s bound to respect  her evident wish that he' should bc  eqiially discreet; but his curiosity was  piqued all the same, and he would have  been-glad=*t���������������exehange-il-only-a-fem-  words with his heroine  The next best thing to talking with  her, however, waa to talk about her, and  he contrived to mention her to Mrs. Baa-  cot, by taking up the photograph he  had previously no*'ced, and asking  whether this WM her niece.  "Yes," said the lady at once, "that is  Norm-. It's rather a good one: don't  you think so?"  "Very," said Astley. And aa he npoke  he raised his eyes, arrd saw that the girl  herself, with a look of deep anxiety  burning in her eyes, had drawn near  enough to listen to what her aunt and  he were saying.  "It gives tihe Italian look, doesn't it?"  "Italian," said Astley, glancing firBt at  the portrait and then nt the beseeching  eyes of the girl herself, and then quickly looking down again, "yes, perhaps it  does.   Is she Italian?"  "Not altogether, of course. Her father was my husband's brother. But her  mother was half Italian, which accounts,  I suppose, for some of her daughter's  perversity. Norma's eccentricity is rather trying."  The good lady did not know how near  her niece was.  "Well, eccentricity is rather refreshing in these days wb'-n we're all ns much  alike as if we'd been turned out by machinery," said Astley politely.  "Not in a young girl," retorted Mrs.  Bascot almost tartly. "Why, only imagine what she did lhe other day I In  the most dreadful weather, with a* hurricane blowing and the snow falling fast,  she went for a walk along the. river  bank, and of course Hlippcd into the water, and came back more dead than alive,  looking like a drowned rat. What do  you think of that?"  Once more Astley looked tip from the  photograph, and saw that the girl was  standi'rig quite close to her mint, looking  piteously into his faco. His eyes met  hers for a moment only, and then he  turned to the elder lady and said:  "Well, I think, if ahe fell into tho wa-  pulsivenoss and hor impationcel"  "It's not tho prettiest aido of womanhood,   tliat.     No,   Jack,   young  Bascot  need not look upon me as a, hated rival."  "All right, then.    I own I shouldn't  like you to make a second venture with  an opera-singer's daughter."  "Opera-singer's, ch?"  "Yes.   About tho Inst thing you would  expect to hear of that menage, isn't) it?  Bascot's brother married a singer, and  though thoy are grieved  at the taint,  they are not at all unwilling that the  money she earned should be kept in the  family.'" -'  These details concerning the. girj  whose acquaintance he had mado so oddly increased Astlcy's interest, and on his  second visit ho determined that she  should not escape hiin as she had done  the first time.  But to his surpriso her manner to  hiin had changed altogether. Satisfied  now thnt he would keep her secret, and  grateful for his reticence, Norma at  once, upon his entrance, gave hiin her  hand wilh a blush arrd a faint smile, and  made no further attempt, as she had  done on his previous visit, to avoid)  -speech with him.  It was natural that, as on the previous occasion, Astley should be made  much of as a hero who had fought and  bled in his country's service. The fighting clement was usually conspicuous by  its absence from tho slightly stuffy professorial Oxford atmosphere, and tho Indies in particular were never tired of  hearing, liis adventures, which he described with an attractive admixture oi  truth both new and strange.  And* of  course it was presently suggested by one of the matrons that he  should marry.    Jack Fielding, who was-  near, answered for him.  ".Now I'm going lo 'give him away,'"  said he,.with a laugh. "lie made a confession to me last night, and owned thai  he disapproved of marriage altogether.  Won't have it at any price, wants it  abolished. Now you know what a serpent you've been harboring by your fireside."  There was* a chorus of remonstrance,  and Astley defended himself as woll ns  ho could, though he was hardly listened  to. For each of the ladies was more intent upon being heard than upon hearing hiiu.  Norma, who was near enough to hear  all this, was the only silent and grave  listener. But when, presently, he got the  opportunity he wan rod of speaking to  her in a quiet corner, she turned to him  at onee, and said:  "I do agree with you so thoroughly in  what you said about marriage. 1 think  it's a hideous thing!" ***  Prepared as he wa.s for tho eccentricity  of which he knew, Astley looked at hor  in real surprise.  "Why," said he, "that is, if you will  allow me to say so. a strange thing to  hear from a ladv engaged to be married  herself."  Norma's eyes flashed.  "I'm not engaged to him," she said vehemently. "They're doing their best to  drive me into it; but I ask you, do you  think it is possible for any' woman with  the least spark of humanity in her, to  contemplate the thought of marriage  with that white rabbit?" ' -*>  Astley wanted to burst out laughing.  '���������Those   are  very   strong   words,"   h  oid.  "They're not stronger than my fccl-  .ngs," replied Norma, whose passionately  littered words had a strange piquancy  from the fact that they were spoken m  -3fe_lowest-and-inij-st-musical-of-voiccs*.  Astley remembered tho voice: he had  been struck with its sympathetic quality  on the day of their adventure.  "Well," said he, more and more interested in the strange girl, "there's surely  no need for you to waste so much emotion over the mntter. No woman can  be forced to marry against her will."  But at this, Norma threw upon liim ft  look of Bcornful surprise.  "Oh, yes, she can," she replied with  confidence. "I'm not very old, but I  know that. And if you will think, and  consider all your acquaintances, I'm sure  you will find instances of girls being  made to marry against their will."  Astley reflected.  "Well, perhaps I may know ol some  instances of particularly weakand easily led girls being persuaded into marriage,"' he said at last, "but not girls like  you.'"  he  ' Tho TurWsh mother loads h������r c_H_  ���������-with amulets as soon as lt Is bora, an*  a small bit of mud, Bteoped ln boti  water, prepared by previous charms.  Is stuck on Its forehead.  The Innsbruck Motor Company Willi  ���������r*n automobiles in the Alps.  Sea lions, aealo, walruses and pell-  cans are ted on fish when In captivity;;  monkeys, young lions and hippopotamus drink milk���������a full-grown hippopotamus will absorb fifteen quarts ot  milk ln a day. Polar bears live on  broad; monkey*-, liko fruit na woll aa  milk; snnkos requiro rabbits, chickens nnd duclyi, A kangaroo eats nearly 200 pounds ot broad a week.  Flowers bloom In tho Sandwich  TslandB nl! tho yenr round; thoreforo  lt is believed that thnt country Is moro  dniibrvlni; limn Japan ot tho title  "Flowery Kingdom."  In Zululnml tho atmosphoro la bo  clear that objects can bo dourly soon  by starlight at a dlstanco of sovuu  alios.  Tho names suggested to replaco that  of America for this country have boon  Columbia, Allcghcnln, Appalnch'.n, Ves*.  poria, Freeland, Frcdouiu, Cabotlo,  iVIneland,  Astronomers aro on tho lookout for  Swift's comet (1804 IV.), which Is now  due according to its "search epher-  merls" should make its nppenrance In  tho constellation of tho Scorpion. Thla  comot was discovered by Swift, at tho  Lick Observatory, California, November 20, 1894. It wns then ln tho constellation Aquarius, moving, slowly  eastward.   It was a very faint object.  A prize has been offered by a Gorman  society for the best design for an electric railway upon which trains can  travel at the rate of 125 mllos an hour.  Ostriches are not the only swlft-run-  fllng animals that can outstrip tho  speed of a horse. There Is a land crab  in Cuba that can rival the ostrich," and  CO much faster than a horse.,  Publishers say books on the HIspano-  'American war do not sell. The authors  write too much about strategy and too  little about individual acts of heroism.  Felix Hogenmiller taught school ih  the sam* room at Ste. Genevieve, Mo.,'  for more than fifty years.  The authorities of Cologne are determined that there shall ba no ln "notions of the fast-driving laws in that  city. One of the provisions of a recently enacted ordinance limits tho  speed of motor vehicles to twelve kilometers (about seven and one-halt  miles) an hour and requires that each  machlno be fitted with an apparatus  preventing a transgression ot the rulo.  A citizen of Lawrence, Kan., ventured into church tho other evening  and had a long-chevished belief rudely  shattered. "I never knew until I went  to church last night," he eald rrcxt  morning, "that Sodom and Gomorrah  were towns. I always thought they  were husband and wife. Funny how a  man can get things wrong once in a  while."  The internal bono of thc cuttlefish la  nsed in the manufacture of tooth-powder.  Strange to say, Turkey and Greece  wo without telephones.  One-fourth of the inhabitants of tho  Argentine Republic*aro Italian immigrants.  Mrs. Mary Yeanlley, 710 West Monroe street, was told by the "doctors sho  would die young. Sbe is now 105 years  old.���������Chicago Journal.  Tho largest stock farm ln Iowa Is In  Ida county. It consists of 1,300 acres,  and has 1,500 head of cattle and 500  hogs on it, nearly ready for market.  Moscow has the largest hc6pltal In  Europe, with 7,000 beds. There are 96  physicians and 900 nurses, and ahout  15,000 patients are cared for annnually.  During the past five years the Presbyterian church ln the south has gained  about 15,"000 communicants, while the  annual contributions have increase-  nearly $200,000.  If all the money In the world wero  divided equilly each person would-Est  about $20. *.|  So useful are toads in gardens that  they are eold in France by the dozen  for stocking gardens, to free* them  from many injurious insects.  PARKER CURE IS  ONLY ONE OF MANY  Bright's   Disease   Invariably  Vanquished by Dodd's  Kidney Pills  Other  Cases   in  "Which  the  Great. Kidney Remedy  Conquered  Reliable  Men  Tell   of  Victories Over the Dread  -    Disease  Norma turned towards him with a  little grave imile.  "You think I'm string-minded because  I'm self-willed, I suppose," she aara\  "People often make that mrstake. I-ut  I'm not. _fo girl can stand the constant  pressure, the never-c<-u-ing strain. Aly  mother left me at the -mercy of these  peoplej I don't know why, considering  all the cirt-umflnnces of her life; hut sho  did. And I can't tnovi-, I can't even have  jomnmnd of my own money, until I  come of age���������and that won't be for two  years���������two whole ycai*3--or until 1 marry."  "Well, then, why not marry somo-  bodv flic?" siiggeili'd A-itlcy.  "i'.piiiuir there i-i nobody else. Ihey  won't let there bf," r-plied Norma quickly, "liook at th.'. stamp-collecting  idiot���������" ,   ,  , ,,  "Oil, pome now," protested A*������lley.  Hill, he wanted to laugh again when  lie cast ir glance in the direction of poor  hi tie Kobert Jhi-.cnt, and saw that he  wm fidgeting in In* chair, and casting  doleful, uneasy glances towards huuiclf.  (To be Continued.)  LEFT OVERS  8amm������r squash will sour bvfora  morning, and ie not worth warming.  .Winter squash can bo made Into pies.  Sliced cucumbers may be kept a few  hours tn toe water, but If wilted should  not be used.  Whole leaves of lettuce will keep  fresh and crisp in the ice chest for a  .ew-h_U-S_only. , .  Raw tomatoes, afi'-r thev hnve b-**n  ecalded and peeled, spoil quickly, and  they should lie -sic. *-u ulrectly alter  the meal; then tbey can be u������ed ln  toupi, gravies and made dishes.  Potatoes, beets. pcaB and string  beans may be served cold, with a salad-  dressing; also asparagus, spinach,  cabbage, celery and cauliflower, it they  have not been nerved with whit* sauce.  S*r_������n  peas,  ahel'.pd   beans,    string  beans, stewed tomatoes and onions, If,  serTed again hot should   be   warmed  quickly, adding a little water if necessary to keep them from burning.  Green corn should . be scored,  scraped from" tbo car and warmed  quickly In milk to cover, seasoned witb  salt and brrtter.  MAXIMS  Time files like an irrow; days and  months like a weaver's shuttle.  The teacher should not leave his  books or tbo poor man his pies.  For him who does everything In lta  proper time one day is worth throe.  Tho truth which we least wlBh to  frnar are thoso which it Is mo3t to our  advantago to know.  Attend to your farms and mulberry  trees, that you may havo sufficient foo_  nnd clothing.  Let overy man sweep the enow from  ftefore his own doors and not trouble  himself about the frost on his neighbor's tiles.  "When the sword Is rusty, the plough;  bright, the prisons empty, the granaries full, the steps of the temple worn  down and thoso of the law courts grans-  grown, when doctors go afoot, the bakers on horseback, and tho men ot letters drive In their own carriages, tiaea  ���������th* *ms\to Is well eoroxamd. ���������'  (From Mail and Empire.)  So great has been tho interest    in  Toronto over    the cure ot    Bright's  Disease, reported from Shchcnacadic,  Nova Scotia, that a reporter yesterday visited  the head  cilice    of   thc  Dodd's   Medicine     Co.,     62    Yonge  street, Toronto,    to    ascertain    thc  views of thc management    concerning  the case.    He found the management  satisfied, but by no means surprised.  "No," was thc answer lo thc   'reporter's question.  "Wc aro not   surprised that thc public generally    arc  at length being forced to thc conclusion that Dodd's  Kidney Pills     will  cure    Bright's   Disease.      Wc    have  known it for a long    time ourselves.  The Parker cure is only one of many  of which wc can furnish proofs.  A  SPECIALIST'S PRESCRIPTION.  "Thc troubles  in these cures   have  been made by what is termed a 'patent medicine.'  Had they been made  hy a physician in thc regular     way,  and that physician had been able to  tell    exactly    how he brought    them  about, they would    have been talked  of learnedly from one end of thc country to the other.   But when    people  talk ahout our cures there is a tendency to say, . 'Oh,    that is only    a  patent medicine,advertisement.'  "They forget that" Dodd's Kidney  Pills are the life work of.a doctor.  That they have *bcen uniformly successful in. treating all diseases of the  Kidneys, ;and that thc only feature  in which they diller from regularly  obtained medical advice is that tho  prescription of a specialist is given  the. public at popular prices.   "  " -  NO ROOM FOR DOUBT.  , "Now, you have seen the particulars in thc Parker case. Nobody, can  doubt for an instant that that was a  veritable case pE -the ��������� 'incurable'  'Bright's Disease, neither can anyone  doubt that the 'cure was effected by  Dodd's Kidney Pills and by no other  agency. Of course, n took time and  perseverance; but'thc patient was in  thc last stages of the disease before  ���������she started to use Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Had she started* sooner' thc  work would have been easier; and  the results would have been 'obtained  much more speedily. It was an extreme case and took time." ,  "���������You know of other cases of Bright'  Disease tliat   have   been   cured     by  Dodd's Kidney Pills?" queried the reporter.  The manager walked over to a safe  and produced a bundle of letter's.  Holding them up; he said: "Everyone  of those letters- tells of a case of  Bright's Disease cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills,* and every case has been  thoroughly investigated and verified.  Let me read you a few of them.  ROBT. BOND CURED.  "This one, you see, is signed,  'Robert Bond, Mt. Brydges, Ont.'  You see what he says. 'My attending  physician--said���������I-was���������in���������the_last  stages of'Bright's Disease. I commenced using Dodd's Kidney Pills in  July, 1894, and used in all about  twenty boxes, and have used no other  remedy or medicine of any kind since,  and I feel well, sleep well, and I have  a good appetite, etc.*  "That is away back in 1894. Here's  another letter from the same Robert  Bond, dated May 2nd, 1902. You see  what he says in it. 'The cure is permanent as far as I know. My general  health is good.'  ���������  C. A. HARRIS CURED.  "Here is another case. If you'll  take thc trouble to look at this letter you'll see it is written by the  Postmaster at Lovctt, Ont., Mr. C.  A. Harris. Notice what he says: 'In  1807 I was at the point of death from  Bright's Disease, and was a complete  wreck, could not even dress myself or  turn in my bed, but now I am, I may  say, a well man, and I attribute it  all to Dodd's Kidney Pills.' That's  from a postmaster, a man who undoubtedly knows ,what he is talking  ahout, and there's no uncertain sound  ahout what he says.  CIIAS.  INGRAM CURED.  cured of thc first-stages of pains.'  a. I-I.  KENT CURED.  "1 could go on showing you similar  letters most of tlie afternoon. But  I'll just givo you one nioi*c-*-that of  CI. H. Kent, of -168'Gllnioiir strcot,  Ottawa. His was a' Vcniarkahlc cilse,  indeed, so rcmarlcablo that wo afterwards got him to-niako Ills statement under oath befoio a notary,  public.  "Mr. Kent is a printer in the employ of the Aniui'U.'an.Dank Nolo Company, lie suffered foi' four months  from Bright's Disease, and had actually reached the stago when iho ilni*-  lo'rs declared ho could'not live tilltht*  next morning. While tho sorrowing  wifo waited by his bcilsiilo watching  for the end hor eye'chanced to fall  on an advertisement which said that  Dodd's Kidney Pills would cure  Bright's Disease*;   * ���������   .  "As a drowning man grasps at a  straw, so this'������������������despairing woman  grasped at this last chance to save  her husband's life. A messenger was  procured, a druggist roused out of  his bed, a box of Dodd's Kidney Pills  bought, and tho dying nvan given his  first dose. That dose brought an improvement, gradually thc pain ceased  and health returned. It look seventeen boxes to cure* him completely.  But that's seven.years ago, and he's  l)ccii working every day. since. Surely  a cure like that is enough to make  the whole world believe that Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure Bright's Disease.  WHERE THE -TROUBLE LIES.  "Thc whole trouble is in making  people believe. This is a skeptical  age. It used to*bc'If you see it in  the papers it's true.' Nowadays it is  'If you see it in the papers don't believe it.' If we could bring thc people here one at a time and let them  read these letters, or bring them face  to face with thc men and women who  wrote them, our struggle would be  over, for the whole world would admit that Dodd's Kidney Pills will  cure Bright's Disease.  LOTS MORE CASES.  "As vou can see, these arc only" a  few cures of Bright's Disease    picked  at random from the many. There arc  dozens  of  others  equally  as  remarkable and allcarefully investigated and  attested lo by reliable people. Surely  you would think that as doctors can  give no hope lo those threatened wilh  this terrible disease, there should be ���������  no hesitancy in. giving Dodd's Kidney  Pills a trial. And if Dodd's    Kidney  Pills'can'cure Bright's.Disease,'   the  most deadly form of Kidney'Disease, ,-  how sure it is 'that    they*' can' cure  those   earlier    stages'of Kidney Disease,  such as Diabetes,  Rheumatism,  Lumbago, Sciatica, Pain in the Back, ,  etc:       Remember, -as I    said before,  Dodd's  Kidney  Pills' are a\ specialist  prescription for diseases of the    kidneys,  and in'the twelve years    they  have been before the public they have  proved their worth by' curing thousands of sufferers from all    forms    of  kidney disease.   They are no cure-all;  but they do cure all forms of kidney  disease.  ��������� Time and the public    have  proved that." '���������-  The Germ of Laziness.  "Here's one Trom a Toronto man,  Charles Ingram, 58 Humbert street.  He's a stonemason, and well known  among the working men in the building trade. Sec what he says: 'For  ten years I have been troubled with  the first stages of Bright's . Disease.  I tried several other medicines, but  could not get cured. A friend of mine  told me to try Dodd's Kidney Pills.  11 have used four boxes, and am   now  The newspaper report of the recent ad*  dress of Dr. Stiles, a zoologist of the Do*  partment of Agriculture, before the Sanitary Conference of American, Republics!  about, the hook-worm disease, has been  received with impassioned interest by  thousands of more or less afflicted read*  Vs. Dr. Stiles is tho discoverer of thil  ���������Malady, which he, has named uncinariasis.  He has just come back from studying li  in parts of tho 8outh where it flourishes.  He says it is a bad disease, little understood, and almost always confused with  malaria. It is what is the matter with  many of the poor whites in the Southern  States. Their laziness is abnormal, Dr.  Stiles say*. Their pitiable condition, due  innnedialely to laziness and to their inferior physical and mental development  is more remotely due to the presence el  -ibis-hook-worm-dissa������e-among_th-m-for_  generations past. The clay-eaters and  pickle-eaters of North Carolina owe theii  abnormal appetites to uncinariasis, Tha  lary crackers who send their infant children to work in mills have got it, too,  but the children themselves, Dr. Stiles  thinks, profit by the change in their environment. He says that the disease  can be oured, but that tlie physicians in  the sand districts where it abounds most  must be taught to know Its symptoins  and how to treat it.  A newspaper, in telling of Dr. Stfles'  discovery, ones in headline type that the  germ of laziness has been found.  That  expresses the feelings of the general  reader and accounts for his'enthusiasm  over the discovery. Every .man, remarks  "Harper's Weekly,'' feels the germs of  laziness working in bhn, and would Ilka  to have them killed out of him by treatment from the outside if possible. He ia  glad to" lay the defects in his energy to  the hook-worm. But Dr. Stiles' hookworms seem not to he available for general use. They are real microbes) and so  far as appears, they only flourish in district-, and under conditions favorable  to their development. It .is no wonder  that they bave been confused with malaria, for the symptoms,of malaria and  the symptoms of sin are "very much alike,  and the hook-worm symptoms resemble  both. We want to hear more ahout tha  hook-worm. If he can be extirpated in'  the cra-ker with good results a wonder  will have been done. 'The South American delegates who w**rp told nbojt him  think he exists in tlieir count lies, too,  and are going to seaioh lor him when  they go home. _rl������ybe he exists in the  Philippines, also. A traveller lately returned, from those islands says that the  islands are beautiful and their possibilities enormous, but that the Filipinos  won't work, and that industrial development oan only come with tho introddo-  tion of Chinese labor. That sounds like  hook-worms. _.   ...   .,,..���������  )  '_*  .*-*..  _#3S-_S,^.M|||i;.|-imr-'  ____ 7/  JEALOUS MAN'S SUEC-DE.     , jmmrt*jL\ Kinds of Klsses.  AUx. Small Shoots Hlmseli in a  \Vtr-_Uor Hotel.  Windsor, March i-.���������-Beaause hit  sweetheart mado an engagement with  another man, Alexander Small shot  himself in a corridor of the International Hotel on Saturday night,  and died at i&30. Tt������e bullet entered  the l������t breast. Small came to Windsor a few weeks ago from the Canadian northwest, and boarded at the  Windsor House. He made the acquaintance of Miss Emma Tcllier, a  domestic at the hotel, and was much in  her company evenings. The two had a  quarrel Thursday evening because the  young woman went to the theatre with  another man, and last evening Small  was hanging around thc corridors of  the hotel waiting (or thc girl to put  in an appearance. She finally came  down stairs,, and commenced talking to  a young man named Connors, and -the  two walked up stairs together. Small  fallowed them to thc first landing, and,  pulling a revolver from his pocket,  placed thc muzzle to his breast aud  (UiUed the trigger. He staggered along  the hallway and finally fell to thc lloor.  When Miss Tcllier learned what had  happened she went into a swoon, and  her condition is considered critical.  LIQUOR ACT OP 190a.  Oxford Prihibitionlsts Interview Mr.  Pattullo.  Woodstock, March 16.-���������A delegation  from the Oxford Prohibition Association waited upon Mr. Andrew Pattullo,  'M.P.P., Friday, at the Young Men's  'Christian Association rooms, lt consisted of soma forty or fifty of the active  temperance workers of the rldlnc. The  chair was occupied by Dr. Hotson of In-  nerklp, and tho roaucsts of the association wore presented by Messrs. Frederick  yickert of Princeton, E. A. Brown of  Woodstock and Rev. W. ~T. Gunn of Em-  bro. Mr. Pattullo was askod to do what  lay ln his power to secure tho banishment of the bar, ln pursuance of the  mandate ot December. The temperance  pooplo, It was stated, desired tho Legislature to pass tho liquor act of 180:!, or Its  equivalent, and the appointment ot a commission to investigate aud punish the  personation practised in the referendum  vote. Tho Attorney-General. Mr. Gunn  said, ln the course ot his address, deserved credit tor the stops ho had taken  to punish these crimes, but moro should  bo done to oxposo those who wero behind  the conspiracy which tlw temperance  people had to light. No pledge was asked  ���������from the member for the riding. The  delegation merely desired to present the  views 01' tlie temperance peoplo ot North  Oxford, and wore desirous of hearing: hiin.  Mr. Pattullo, fn his reply, stated hia belief that thc verdict of Dec. 4 wns ono  which no Government or Legislature  could disregard. But il' Mr. Ross took, up  the llouor act ns a Government measure  lie should go to the country upon It. The  Premier had said that ho would co ns  far as possible ln tho way ot restrictive  measures, and the speaker waa prepared,  to -follow him ln that direction. He had  never boon treated wilh greater kindness  nor courtesy than by thc delegation, and  he appreciated it all very highly.   ���������    .  A resolution .was finally passed that  "We ncaln place ourselves on record as  claiming froin the Government the liquor  act of 1M2. or. Its equivalent."  WANT TO LEAVE CANADA.  Seneca Indians to go to the United  States. .  Guthric(> Oklahoma, March 16.���������Silas  .-Smith and Henry Captain, chiefs of  thc Seneca Indians in the United  States, have been conferring with Governor Bigheart-of the Osage Indians  for the past week for the purchase of  Osage lands by a'tribe of Seneca Indians, 1,500 in number, now residing on  a reservation in Canada. The Indians  on-the Canadian reserve desire, .it is  believed, to come to the southwest to  be near their brothers in this country.  No definite conclusion was reached.  A Derelict Off British Coast  London, March 14.���������The North German Lloyd Konigin Luise, Capt. Vol-  ger, from New York on March 5 for  Bremen, by way of Plymouth and  Cherbourg, reached Plymouth this afternoon. She reports having passed on  the morning of March 13 a ship floating bottom up. The derelict was 170  feet long.  TELEGRAPH   BREVITIES.  Ganong'a confectionery at St. Stephen,  N.B., was burned.  "   The Farmers'  Hotel at Alvlnston was  destroyed by fire.  M. Ernest Legouve, the oldest member  -ofthe"French-Acaderay,-is-dn_d;- ���������  The Journeymen Tailors' Union ordered  about 200 of the members to eo on strike  to-day.  Major A. W. Edwards has been appointed United States Consul-General at  Montreal.  Oshawa ratepayers carried tho by-law  to bonus the T. Baton Company's white-  year factory.  Nearly 4,000 men in Indiana were forced  fnto Idleness by  the closing of the  factories   of   the  American   Window   Glass *  Company. ��������� s j  A further attempt will be made to cut  ������ut the train which has bet*n snowbound ln the interior of Newfoundland  (or thirty days.  William Smith, aged 75, a patient in  the Home for Incurables at Portage la  Prairie, committed suicide by cutting his  throat  with  a  razor.  Revolutionary leaders declare that tho  Macedonians .will fight Turkey alone unless European troops occupy their country and guarantee peace.  The body found at tho entrance to tho  Murray Canal has been Identified as that  ������f Richard Schuler of Wooler, who has  Heen missing since Christmas.  Mr. Ebenezer North of London died  suddenly, and tho shock was too much  for Mrs. Norlh, who also passed away  within a few hours of her husband.  The following Provincial appointments-are announced :���������H. R. McCullough of Harriston, to be associate  Coroner for Wellington County; W. A.  Nisbct and H. W. McLean of Toronto, |  to be notaries public; J. A. Frahan of  Bonficld, to be Division Court Clerk  for the district of Nipissing; Henry  Mosure of Thedford, to be Division  Court bailiff for thc County of Lamb-  ton.  'A wrious book, on a frivolous subject) by an eminent scholar���������such  6 "The KiM and It_ History." It  ha* been translated into English from  the Danish of Dr. Christopher Nyrop,  professor of romance philology in th*  University of Copenhagen, oy Wllliam-  Frederlck Harvey of Oxford, and, according to the preface, has also been translated into German, Swedish and Russian,  and has gone through two editions in  Denmark. Verily, the history of the  kiss is a matter of universal interest. Dr.  Nyrop presents in tho volume but little  personal opinion; rather ho contents  himself with weaving togethor proverbs  of all peoples of ull times on iho subject of kissing, and gives, in addition,  quotations from tho poets who have  rhymed of kisses���������and thoy ore no small  number! For his quotations he has  hunted in out-of-the-way place*, and has  sought them among the masses as well  as the classes. For Instance, the ladles  of Germany have tho poetical saying  that "n kiss without a beard is like Vespers without the Magnificat," but tho  milkmaids of Jutland express a liko Idea  by tho rough-hewn provrrb thnt "kiBsing  a fellow without a quid of tobacco and  a. beard ia like kissing a clay wall." That  kisses are naughty the ltnlians deny,  saying "that a mouth U none tlio worse  for having been kissed," whilo the French  proverb runs: "BahI two kisses. What  of that! They are exchanged like bullets that miss tho'mark, aud horror is  satisfied," and even cooler-blooded races  agree to that, saying "a kiss can be  washed off," though to this proverb there  is a corollary which runs: "A kiss may  indeed bo washed away, but tha fire in  the heart cannot bo quenched." Of stolon kisses there are many proverbs. "One  returns a stolen kiss," say tho honest  Germans, and the Spanish have the same  idea: "Dost thy mother chide thee for  having given me a kiss? Then take hack,  dear girl, thy kiss, and hid her hold her  tongue." The loarncd author casts a  glance at the proper number of kisses  that ought td be bestowed at one time,  and a page or two lightly touches the  doubtful subject of "the topography of  the kiss." Again, tho various kinds of  kisses���������those cool and tender, or ones  liko those of Ilaflz, whose mistress was  afraid that "his too hot kisses would  char her delicate lips," or those whicli  leave marks behind, against which Are-  thusa warned Lyons 111 a letter���������"Oh,  suffer no young girl to print the mark  of her teeth 011 your neck"���������these arc  all treated. Of such tenor is the hook,  exhaustive almost, it would seem, of the  possibilities of the subject���������on paper.  A Dinner at Ilagnevs'.  My friend Van Amberg worries me t������  death sometimes on the subject of food  He is a crank. If he were a chimpanzee at the Zoo, or soma equally valuable exotic animal, he could not  be more fanciful over dietetical matters.  When he hears of a new form of break.  fast oats he is not happy till ho tries it,  nor, when he has tried lt, is he happy  till he has tried all his friends with tht  Pickwick up to Date.  (Mr. Jingle's Elopement.)  "They're   gone,  sir ��������� gone   clean  off,  air I" gasped the servant.  "Who's gone." said Mr. Wardle fiercely-  "Mister Jingle and Miss Rachel���������  started off in a motor hired ten'minutes  since, and���������"  "Quick!" shouted Mr. Wardle, "my  car, at once! John, Harry���������some of you  ���������go and'get the petioll Tom, my respirator and spectacles this instant!  Come along, Pickwick, we'll catch 'em in  less than no time���������out of the way, Winkle, out of the "way! Here we are���������jump  in, Pickwick.    Stand clear there!"  And in less time than it takes to describe the event the two intrepid old  gentlemen had started on tttieir chase.  Away they went, down the narrow lane3,'  jolting in and out of the cart-ruts and  bumping against the hedges .on either  side.  "Is it���������is it safe?" mumbled Mr. Pick-  wick behind his respirator, as he peered  anxiously through his goggles into the  surrounding darkness.  "Hope so," replied Wardle, fumbling  with the speed-gear. "Wish I understood  this blessed machinery better, though.  Only had a motor a week, and���������"  . A violent cannon against a signpoBt  cut the remark short.  For a while thoro was silence. Then  Mr. Pickwick, who had been sniffing uneasily, broke the silence once more.-,  "My dear good -friend," he gasped,  ,"What is this abominablei smell!"   ������  "Acetylene," rejoined Mr. Wardle^ abruptly. "Something gone, wrong .with  the lamp. Look out, sharp corner here���������  and now we go downhill.   Sit tight 1"  But to comply with this direction waa  impossible. Mr. Pickwick was thrown  up and down in his seat like a cork.  His goggles were jerked'from his nose,  his cap blown like a feather towards the  sky, his whole body converted into one  tremendous bruise.    ,  "Ah, we're moving now," cried Mr.  Wardle exultlngly���������and indeed tliey were  moving. Fields, hedges and trees seemed  to rush from them with the velocity of  a whirlwind. Suddenly Mr. Pickwick exclaimed with breathless eagerness: "Here  they are!"  ���������yes,--a-few--hundred-yards-ahead-of-  them was a motor, on which the well-  known form of Jingle was plainly discernible. It was traveling quite slowly,  and Mr. Wardle increased his speed yet  further with a shout of triumph. "We  have them, Pickwick, we have them!"  ho cried, while the car flew like a streak  of lightning. And then suddenly���������a  bump���������a crash���������and Mr. Wardle and Mr.  Pickwick found themselves seated in the  middle of tlie road, which was strewn  with fragments of their machine. Two  members oi the constabulary were coiling up a rope, which, 'stretched across  the highway, had procured their downfall. A third police<.-an licked his pencil, and produced a notebook.  "Thought our rope would spoil your  little game. Thirty-ssvcn miles an hour,  I make it. Names and addresses, please**"  Jingle's car had stopped a short way  ahead. "Ta-ta, Pickwick," he shouted;  "good-bye, Wardle���������measured mile���������  scorching a mistake���������police waiting ���������  twigged 'em directly���������slowed-down. If  lucky���������option of fine���������probably imprisonment. Well, so long!" and restarting  his machine, he disappeared!���������"Punch."  Satan to Blame,  "Lightning knocked the church steeple  down,   someone said to Brother Dickey.  "Yea; Satan's eyos always flasSi fire  when ho sees' a church steeple gwine*  up."  "And here's a colored brother killed  another at a camp meeting."  "Yes; Satan goes ter raeetin' 'long wid  de res' er dem, en sometimes shouts dc  loudes'."  "And a preacher was drowned in - Uie  river last week.",  "Oh, yes; Satan's in de water, too.  He 'blcege ter go dar tor cool off."  "So you blame everything on Satan, do  you?"  "Bless God," was the reply, "ain't dat  what he's fer?"���������Atlanta "Constitution."  story of its indigostibllity.  His real disease is two thousand a yeai  and nothing to do. Ho has made a nobby of his stomach, and his hobby hoi  mado him a frank, whole-souled and per*  feet bore.  I was sitting over the lire the othei  evening waiting for dinner nnd re-reading "Trilby" when Van Amberg, who inhabit* tho rooms below mine, came In  and told me to rise up and follow him.  aa he had discovered a positively miraculous cafe, and wanted to take me there  to dine. To escape a eold leg of mutton  which had haunted me for two evenings,  and which I knew my landlady was at  that moment "laying" only that it might  appear before ino in the more frightful  form of a hash, I took my hat and followed Van Amberg,  "I will give you a dinucr such as yov.  have never eaten before," said he as wc  got into a hansom. "You krrow the  state of my health and that I only live  on sufferance, so lo speak; sugar, without any metaphor, i*** death to me, and 1  ' lovo ft. I have sometimes thought ol  going into Fuller's nnd ending iny  wretched existence in one wild debauch  I always take tho other side of Oxford  street whon I am passing Buszard's, foi  the place has nn attraction for rne which  I can only liken to the attraelion of a  precipice.    I can't cat veal, I can't cat  fork, I can't cat anything; I warrt to eat  sometimes pass the Carlton with a  pocket full of sovereigns; but l no more  dare go in there and dine than the mar,  who sweeps thc crossing just below; but  at this new place Ilagnevs' I cm ont  anything. Ho is the wizard of the kitchen.    You wait and see."  We dismissed the cab nt thc Oxford  street end of Wardour street. "We  walked down Wurdour street through  Old Compton street and down an alley;  at the door of a dismnl-looking^ third-  class restaurant he stopped. "This is  Ilagnevs'."  "Surely," I said, "you ara-not going to  dine in a place of this description."  9 Without replying he entered, and 1  followed. The place was arranged inside  in the old-fnshioncd Knglish manner���������  loose boxes with a table in each. Vain  Amberg chose the box nearest the dooi  which was vacant, and up came _I. ling*  nevs in person to enquire what he could  do for ns. He was a tall man with long  black hair and piercing* black eyes; an  ideal brigand, a man 01 energy, too, foi  in less than no time our dinner wa:  served.  Ah! what a dinner that was, from tho  lobster-red crawfish soup to the pale-  green curious-tasting ice. What a  dreamt  "A very great violinist is dining here  to-night," said M. Ilagnevs as he served  us with coffee himself: "no los3 a person  than Herr  .    You will hear him  play." -1 heard a fiddle being tuned, and  then from a back room of that disreput-  "able restaurant come music. Ah! that  was music indeed: music to live for,  music almost to die for.  When it*' ceased my friend arose wearily, and, placing the amount of the bill  on' the table, turned towards the door.  "Come," he said; "let us go."  "' .  "Well," I said when we were in the alley, "I must compliment you on youi  discovery." __- -     *���������  Van Amberg laughed. "What"have  you had for dinner?" he asked. 'I enumerated the' courses and he laughed  again. Then he said, "You won't be angry if'I tell you something?" '  ������������������Perhaps "not���������go on."  "Well, that dinner was all ai fake: all  ' those wonderful courses were simply dry  bread and cold water. Do you think I  could have eaten those things? ��������� I^ate  them in my imagination whilst'my body  ate bread. Ilagnevs is a' hypnotist; his  guests are hypnotized. At his place- one  can eat and drink anything and enjoy it  .without harm ,to oneself���������the fat man  can revel in sugar, the man with indigestion can eat pork. Is not that the greatest discovery of thc age?"  "But he did nob hypnotize-me; he did  not touch me."  "Do the Indian fakirs touch the  crowds they hypnotize,' the crowds tlral  watch them climbing ladders that hang  with no support in the air and stabbing  children in wicker baskets?"  "But the violin player?"  "Oh! he is an old fellow Ilagnevs gets  in for cightccnpence and a glass of grog:  he plays tlie tune the old cow died.of.  and under the spell of hypnotism it becomes the music of the spheres."  As he said this he suddenly vanished  the street collapsed and I woke up ir  "my"armch_ir-by-the"fire-just-as -my-landlady entered the room bearing tire hash  It was a dream���������not the hash, but tin  dinner at Ilagnevs'���������and I think it wai  caused partly by "Trilby," which I hai  just been re-reading, for when I examin������  the name "Ilagnevs" it seems very  much like "Svengali" spelt backwards  It was a dream, but when one thinkt  over the matter there seems a good deal  in that dream.  I have seen men mesmerized and raadi  to believe that they arc eating pineapnlt  when, as a matter, of fact, they are devouring a turnip, and if hypnotism cat  turn a turnip into a pineapple whal  might not hypnotism do lor Englist  cookery?  If-it could, even in a dream, turn the  "tune thc old cow died of" into thc music of thc spheres, what might it not dc  for English music?���������Henry de Vcre Stac*  poole in London "Outlook."  A Canadian Nobleman,  *__(��������� Staglish papers contain particulars at one of the most remark-  ���������&. eases of fraud that have oc-  ������nnta# the time of the law courts for  some years, and which has just heeu  brought to an end at the Leeds Assizes,  when James Albert Marson, a olerk, was  convicted of obtaining ������3,127 10b by  false pretenses, and was sentenced to  three years' penal servitude.  In 1SU8 there appeared  -n a weekly  paper nn  article  headed  "Tlio Coming  Richest  Man  in   tho   World."    It   described how n San Francisco multi-millionaire hermit willed all his possession*  to  his  nude  successor,  who  would  be  found ln England.    Lawyers misapplied  the vast estate and weru imprisoned for  the crime, and then the rightful heir was  discovered and thc hermit's mansion explored.   Down a trap-door into a mysterious pi* f sage the way led .to a large ���������  room  lined   with   gold   ingot*,   to nn-1  other  filled , with   bags  of   gold   dust, j  anu   to   a   massive   iron   door    whicli >  bore a warning that a person forcing it '  wn.-i liable to death.      Tire  door  was *  -ipened by chemicals, tho dc.ith*trap���������a ,  deep  pit���������was  bridged, anil   lurtlrer  on. I  was fourrd a  gold  mino   of   countless  worth.  The article went on to *>ay tnat the  heir was "ttill ������������������rralcliing wi.li hrs pen,"  hut shortly would enter upurr a largo  estato in Devonshire which had "been secured tor him hy ihe Government," nnd  that tho Queen'had ���������'nlroody intimated  her intention of muking him a peer of  tho realm as soon as tlio world was acquainted with thc information."  Tho prospective Croesus was James Albert Marson, at that time cariiing 30s n  week as a merchant's elerk in a Shcllicld  house. A tall, handsome, fairly-educated  man, he found no difiiculty in acting the  part of the owner of millions, lie showed  to his friends copies of the will and documents purporting to entitle hi 111 to a fabulous yearly income, an estate irr '"Ontario, United States," half the size oi  Ireland, and vast quantities of diamond-*  and rubies.  He told them he was entitled to boundless wealth, signed letters "Albert, the  future Lord Sycrston" and "Marson, K.  G.," wore a ring which ho said had been  sent as a token of good will by Lord  Minto, the Governor-ljenoral of Canada,  pretended .to be purchasing a -C12,000  steam yacht, and showed t.iem a draft  of ������3,000,000 and a bill of exchange for  ������50,000,000, this monoy, according to  his statement, having been forwarded by  his Canadian agents. He retired from  business, installed a telephone, a valet,  a private secretary, bought horses, guns  and fur-lined coats, and was attended  by a retinue of favorites anxious to  please. To somo of them he promised  "staff" appointments���������the boots at tho  largest hotel in the city was to havo the  position of butler at ������2,000 a year, and  his doctor was to have  ������1,500.  All this meant money, and to keep off  his creditors he borrowed on the strength  of his "expectations." Sums from ������3 to  ������250 were lent freely by his friends,  who believed his promises implicitly.  One man advanced as much as ������3,120,  another ������420, nnd many lent smaller  sums. The largest creditor, Mr. Thomas  .Eastwood of Chesterfield,-once received  from ������������������Marson* cheques for ������10,000 and  -������150,000, but he was askedvto return  them for "re-endorsement." Marson's  accounts showed a deficiency of ������5,307,  and he had been living at the rate of  ������1,000 a year.'  ." One of the most curious points about  the story is the methods by whicli Marson duped Eastwood. . On one occasion  he wrote: "Best assured that for 'every  pound I have had from you the same will  be repaid at the rale of ������5,000 for every pound, and an annuity to each of  your children of ������10,000 to accumulate  to their years of discretion."  Later, Marson wrote: "I have already  iigned half a million a year for your natural life, irrespective of your stipend,  while in my service." \  Marson lived in a house of which the  rent wsb 0s per week, yet Eastwood believed'him when he said'that thc.Homo '  Secretary and the Duke of Norfolk wero  coming to dine at his house.  Tho judge, in "passing. sentence, 6aid  prisoner had been convicted on clear evidence. Whatever thc original story was,  he took advantage of it and made untruo  statements to Eastwood, who was a gentleman easily "taken ia.      .      " ^ _ ,  Two Lion Stories. >.ifw- _  Sir Charles Warren, in his recently  published "On the Veldt in the  Seventies," tells two capital lion  stories that he hoard while surveying between the Orange and Vaal  rivers. "A man," he writes, "was driving  in -his bullock wagon one dark night  along a road in the interior, where there  ���������were big game, but he was not fearsome,  because he had several large, fierce dogs  with fcitn that barked at everything they  met. On a sudden the oxen ���������topped,  and, whip thorn as he would, they would  not go on, but as the dogs did not bark,  he drd not think of danger. Ills native  'leader' called out that there was a mule  lying hi tho road In front, and ho wont  forward ond saw what ho thought was a  strange ox lying in front of them. Getting angry at Tlndlng his way wtnpppd,  lie rushed at Ihu beast and gave lt a  good kick, shouting 'Foot nook I' (get  awny). Then arosa a niiijcstiu animal,  which slunk with a roar into tho bush,  lt waa a lion, just deliberating how lie  could make his spring upon one of the  oxen, but the midden on.-dnught of the  man so disconcerted liim that olT ho  went. When tiro driver went back to hi*������  wagon he found all his bravo dogs Iviui;  skulking under tho wagon; tliey could  not bark for fear. The moral of this  story is to put a bold front on' matters  and dangers will lice away. I rather  distrust this story," adds Sir Charles, "as  improperly told. . . . Another version 1 lttivc heard is that lire driver did  irot go up and kick the lion, hut gave it  a good lash with his whip; that seems  to me more probable."  The scoond story Ib as follows: "Somo  Korannas, when out hunting, came upon  an elephant just as thoy .were passing a  lion's lair. The elephant, when he saw  them, made after them, and they, in  their alarm, ran close up lo where thc  lion was, and ha also was disturbed.  Looking round they saw tho lion running, also, but not after them; he win*  runrrirrg witli tlierrr, away from the elephant. After a timo they all got into n  narrow path, whero there was little  room, .and by that time tho Korannas  had got so used to the lion that ono of  them wns bold onough to give him a  push, and say, 'Givo mc mora room to  run."'  A Thackeray Letter.  An amusing rhymed letter from Thackeray to Miss Kate Perry and her sister  Mrs. Elliot (Jane Perry"), is included ir  a set of manuscripts to be sold at Sotheby's in London this month. It runs ai  follows:  "Well, I thought as sure as sure conic  be, should find a letter from kind J. E  Pray, why doesn't she write to me? I'd  like to know, and if not she,' whero's hei  sister, Miss K. P.? One or.other is sure  ly free to send a line to double you tea  What is the reason? I have often said  Are Kate and Jane both Ul in' bed? Ii  that little shivering greyhound dead?  or hae anything possibly happened t<o  Fred? or have .they taken a friend instead, of that old fellow they've oftcz  fed (along with Vcnables, Clem, and  Sped) with a broken nose and a snowy  head? Tell me, how shall tbe riddle' be  read I"  . Last Year's Violent Crimes.  '' The Chicago "Tribune" has again prepared, a list of general statistics  gleaned from the happenings of  1002 in Uncle Sam's country. Among  them are crimes of violence, which  embrace murders, suicides and lynch-  ings. The figures, being compiled  from the daily press, are not oOu'inl,  and_probably not complete, since a number of occurrences~in~~eacii���������class-may -  easily have been missed. Sufficient, however, has been gaUlrcrcd to make an examination of it interesting.  The number of murders during the  twelvemonth indicates a recurrence of  tlie wave of homicidal tendencies which  was prominent in the statistics liotwccn  1804 nnd 1897, and which receded after  the latter year. There wero nearly 1,000  more murders in 1002 than in 1001, when  the number recorded was 7,852.  Last year there were also 1,000 more  suicides tlran in the previous year, when  7,245 were reported. The pistol and the  poison routes were chosen by two-thirds  of those ��������� who sought a, path to self -destruction, and carbolic acid was the favorite poison. Despondency, based on  disappointment in love or domestic un-  faoppincss, was the cause generally assigned. Only 07 suicides wore ascribed  to failures in business. It has generally  been conceded by statisticians that tho  proportion of suicides as to sex is about  four males to one female. Last year tire  figures formed a stTong contrast with  previous records. Three times as many  women committed suicide as in 1001. The  figures given are 5,032 males, 3,009 females. Lynchings show some sign of decreasing in number. In the Southern  States there wore 17 more legal executions and 21 fewer lynchings than in  1901. It is to be presumed tlhat many  of the negroes lawfully executed last  year would have been lynched a few  j ears ago in preference. The whole number of executions in 1902 were 144, as  against 118 in the previous year, showing that punishment is keeping up with  the ir.crease in murders. Of the whole  number of men hanged 88 were negroes.  Sunday as a Social Holiday.  In all the larger cities of tho United  States  there   is   nowadays,   no   othei  socal     holiday      equal      to      Sunday.  There are some sorts of diversion that  'aro still forbidden on Suirday by social  conventions.   Nobody ever heard, for instance, of a cotillion on Sunday or n tea  to introduce a debutante.   But there are  gallons of informal tea poured In drawing-rooms every Sunday afternoon, and  ���������there are dinners on Sundi'y night���������formal  dinners  at  home  and  dinners   at  .fashionable restaurants. 'Many hostesses  prefer the latter, and as a result Sunday  ���������night is thc most difficult time of any to  'find tables at a popular restaurant.   In  ���������New York the vogue of tho'restaurant  .is even more pronounced, and it is very  difficult for  people   to   get   tables   at  .Sherry's,  Delmonico's,  or. the  Waldorf-  Astoria. r At* these places a certain number of tables are always kept for guests  who agree to come there to dinner every  Suirday during  the  winter,  or  lot  the  .'waiter know during the afternoon that  tliey -will not.   "Then, on Monday," one  manager- informed  a New  York ,"Sun"  writer,  "the   orders  for   tables-for  the  next Sunday begin to oome in.   If there  happens to be a large party���������six or eight  ���������we sometimes get word two or three  weeks, in- advance." Thafc*-is--necessary.  iThcn, throughout the week the 'orders  , corae in until by Saturday tho two din*  ,ing-rooms nre .filled, and -we could 'seat  'twice as many persons., The orders con-  ���������tinue to come in all day on Sunday, nnd  ,we set tables-in the hall.   That leaves  no place for thc casual guests who are  ���������certain to corae without taking the trou-  .ble to telephone in advance.   They make  jup almost naif tho attendance, and ther6  jmust be room for tlicra.    So we bring  'down tables and chaira from the ball-  iroom upstairs and spread tables in the  men's cafe. Then, with only room 'enough  .to pass between' the tables, every Inch ol  available space is taken." This Continues  'from the middle of October until May.  And during the past five years that I  .havo been in this restaurant, I have no-  iticed  the Sunday night crowd getting  bigger every winter." _______  43  Devety's Warm Vocabulary. 'i^_  '���������Big Bill" Dcvery has succeeded in  having the Superior Court issue an ordei  restraining the executive committee of  ���������Tammany Hall from taking arry action  .until the leader of the Ninth Ward has  keen admitted to its fold. When ho was  -barred out tire other nit>ht at the organization of Tammany Hall's executive  committee for 1003, because a protest  was made that his election as district  "*leader~of"the "Fighting-Ninth" -was-se-  cured by fraud arrd corruption at the  primaries, Dcvery was enraged, and said:  "Who threw me out? Why, tho big  four. There's Grand Central IMunkitt,  the truth about liim would poison the  air; Pennsylvania Charley (Murphy),  who held up tho lunnel; Dago Dan, with  ���������Iris waxed moustai-lics (MeMahon); and  Big Tim, who tries to skin tlie New York  Central and the Pennsylvania at the  samo time. Do they thirrk-thcy can put  up such a job orr mc? I'm no railroad to  be held up, and no former to take the  big mitt and slide home. Before I'm  done with them I'lljn-.ike them dance a  Liverpool hornpipe. *i'll go to court, and  I'll win. They can't keep mo out. These  jiirnping-jacks are irot grafting a franchise when they lake hold of me. They've  got a live one to deal with. I've "got  the law with me, arrd I'll fight, tight,  fight. I feel di-gtistcd enough with tha  gang to start an independent Democratic  labor party over our way. But I'm going  to figlit. I want to light. I'll fight every  minute."  Aim at the  Heart.  Let It be Grip, Malaria  Fever or what not, always strike at the Heart  to protect it, to strengthen it, to  cure it, and you baffle every othet  ailment.  Or. Agnew's Heart Cure  puts now vigor into every heart, and  ninety-nine out of a hundred need  it, for that percentage are sick.  Having put that machine in good  working .order, it has guaranteed  lhe whole system against sickness.  Kvery organ is soon sound. It ul-  wiiys relieves in 30 minutes.  Ml.!,. KlKA DUGKAIIAM. TiMlipIe, ND,  r*n:i.i-l.i, iMiles :��������� " Hn\e hail hcaiitronbli* for  \uii< ; would have II iw often as three linu-i .1  wi'i-ls, sonietmu-s Listing twenty-lour lintirs.  Wns persutidMl to gi\i: Dr. Aguow i Heart Caro  a trial, which I did, with the greatest result*.. It  surely ii a peerless remedy, and would advise  any one who has heart trouble to try it."  DR. AONEW'3 OINTKEXT.  TTe who would lie free from piles and skin  eiirpdon������ nulit l,!e ^"^ curt!* ���������*'���������������������������* routs theni  out nt once and for all tune.  The safest, quickest cure, because compounded  on. correct principles. Kiercrst foe of tichini;  skin diseases.   Price, 30 cents. ������0  "Education."  Oh, th. stufted little boy Is a wonderful  He's so very preencloin niul brlisht;  He has tutors aud   teneh'-is,  lillnJ.   mls-  euldeil  creatines. *  Who Btul- him from inornlnK till niKht.  And this marvellous youtn, btlll a baby,  In truth,  By this wonderful braln-cramminfr plan  Ha������ such wisdom acquired he U almost  as tired  As If he wore truly a man.  ���������From    " In   Merry   Mood,"    by   Mxon  Waterman.  JQOT8.  The Awful Twinges of  Rheumatism   Mean  Old Age in Youth.  Relief in  Six  Hours.  Ointments, Salves and Lotions are  positively worthless ' for Rheumatism.  Get at the cause���������the blood���������and by  purifying that, restore the systcm-to a  clean, healthful condition. 7_*te Great  South American Rheumatic Cure relieves, in six hours and cures iu one to  three days Muscular and Articular  Rheumatism, Inflammatory - Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuralgia, Sciatica, and  any affections of the joints and muscles  arising from impure blood. Mr. F. E.  Wright of Toronto, Canada*- writes: "I  suffered almost'constantly with" Neuralgia and'Rheumatism. I used several  remedies, but noth ng seemed to relieve  the pain until I t\ :d South American  Rheumatic Cure.- After using a fen-  bottles of 'Rheumatic Cure" and also  ���������Nervine Tonic,* I was wholly cured."  Pain in the Region of the Kidneys.  Pain anywhere i*i a danger signal.  Pain in the region of the kidneys, means  that they are not working "properly.  The drent Soi'tli American K/dnoy  Cure restores these organs to a heakhv  ���������working state., No. S3  The Tramp Reasons.  Owner of Property (sternly, to tramp  reclining on a mossy bank)���������Don't you  see that notice���������''Trespassers will be pro-  BCcutedt"  Tramp (calmly)���������No, 1 don't see it,  for I can't read.  Owner of Property���������Well, you know  what it is now/so go!  Tramp���������Hexcuseme, mister, hut I don't  know wot it is. I've only got yer hare  word fer it, and you're a pufl'ect stranger  |0 me. Fer what I know to the contrary, the notice may be "-Jew milk sold  'ere." or "Cherries tuppence a pound."  or "Welkim, weary wanderer!" Don't  you lay your hands on mc, mister, or I  shall 'ave to see whether my stick in  really-good-old-oak,_or_only_a__���������gar_  stickl  Science on the Road.  The manager of a concert given in a  small town, instead    of    putting    "not  transferable"  on   the   tickets,  posted  a !  notice on the door: "No gentleman ad- |  mitted unless ho comes himself." *  Tramp���������Say, mister, gimme a tanner.  I want to git a drink. Pcr-ioii Accosted  ���������Drink water. Tramp���������That's just it,  yer honner. I want the tanner to buv a  filter so as I can swaller the water without the risk of being poisoned by microbes.  ii ������_  Wife���������I am going down town this  morning to try to match a piece of silk.  Husband���������Very well, my dear, I'll tell  tho cook to save some dinner for you,  and,I'll put the children to bed myself.-  "How ahout references?" enquired Uie  mistress. "Oh, I loikf yer looks, mum,"  ���������aid the applicant fnr the position of  housemaid, "an' I won't a������k yer fer re-  ieren-ea.** '      ~~"\  You  make  people siefc-  You keep yourself sick.  Cure that Gold.  You can do it if you cxerci**?  common   sense  and   use only Dr.  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. It relieves colds :tnd catarrh  and cures headache in a few minutes. If you have common sen*.-.1  and catarrh you will use it now,  Rev. L. McPhersos, of Jefferson St. Church  of Christ, Buffalo, -T.Y., say,:���������" Dr. Agnca's  Catarrhal Powder relieved ine in ten minutes  and is a blessing to mankind."  THE (Jrsui.the Sisters of St. Bernards.  Grand Forks, N. Dak., sir.te :���������" We have been  using Dr. Agnew's Cat .rrhal Powder in out  institution.    We find it a very good remedy."  The Great South American Nervine Tonic  is first a nerve food and then a physician, searching- out and strengthening every weak spot in the body  of man, woman or child. It means  nerve, health, vigor, hope, liveliness, lightheadedness and life.      88  A NOVEL WILLT^  (t U Mow TtelDK DUctuuil Io Ui������ Sopr������a>������  ���������--   Court! at St. l'eteriburg.  One ot the wealthiest land propria-  tore near Smolensk. In Russia, died K  few months ago, and after his funeral  his heirs and attorneys began to looi.  for his will. They fancied that thU  task would be merely perfunctory, ana  that the document would be found  among the other family papers, but.  much to their eurprlEe, they were ������*n_  able to find the slightest trace of 1C  the house was then carefully searchea  but the result was the same, and th*  only conclusion at which the helm  could arrive was either that no will  had ever been made or that If one had  been made It was destroyed befor-  thelr kinsman's death.  Tht missing document, however, was  found a few days a���������o and In tho  etrangeat place Imaginable. A youus  man waa rambling through the hoube.  tna, happening to sec a graphophon*  on a table In the library he examined it  t_ see if It wns in working order, <ir.d  finding thnt it wai '..c rut a record ia  it, which be siippo****.'- Ba* that of BOin<>  popular Russian Mir.*;. What waa M)  amazement, howewr, when instead ot  a song he heard the dead man's volco  slowly recite tho word!, of the missing  will!  The heirs were promptly notified of  this disco*, ery and they lost no t!m������  In carefully examlnlnB the record containing the will, lt was found to ba  (lawless, and the question then arosa  whether such a will would be deemed  valid by the courts or not. Thla  question is now being discussed ln th������  fcupreme court at St. Petersburg and  the case Is interesting all lawyers wh������  have heard of it. Many think that th������  will will be prouounced entirely valid,  and if so it may become a common  practice for persons to use grapho-  phones for the purpose of making thels  trills.  'Man'* Qrowlnc L'niinporiaiice.  fbere Uone pltce **-��������� here a man conn������������for  rery little, where bis personality Is hardly a  Tactor, and where bis Influence Is at a dl_t eta*  Ing minimum ; and thai Is at a wedding'  ThU has long been co, but now matters ar������  p*o*Mngrapld'y worse, aud the presence ot  men atamariiage ceremony Is becoralnz lesa  tnd less necestary. In fact, thev are beins  almost entirely ellmliated In quite reaent  ireddines In ultra fashionable circles. At  amarrlaRe In New Haiea a few daysajo, Iho  bridegroom, clerjj'mnn aud Dest man wtro  the only males preseo', flhllc there was a  most Impressive array of maids of honor-,  bridesmaids, rlbboa girls, flower maidens, an.. .  other feminine attendants*  That wedding was followed by another, fa.  which o womau preacher officiated, eho������in������  that a male cleigyman Is not ladlspehsable_  and Ibere has been sugceMcl an innovation  that Is likely to put a (t best woman " In place  of the "best man." That will draw the sex  line down to brldceroom���������who Lever hae ,  been anything but an awkward Qeure at*  wedding. Though there has as yet been no  move to dispense with him, even that Is rot -  impossible, if we can credit tbe story of a  negro " weddlnc " that comes from Vlrjilala^  as told by one of tbe lady guests;  "Jt was a lovely wedding. The elite w__  atttherein such c-orgeonsdresses, the mu������Ut  was fine, and the refreshment! were Jusi  superb," sbe said. v  "And the bride?"  " Oh I the was Just too lovely for at-yWoR.  fou should bare seen that dress and veil, tad.  tbhte orange blossoms." . ..'  "'"And the bridegroom!" - -  "Don't   ask about bim.    Thnt ���������*���������*!���������?������.-__-  good lor nothing, low down man  never  sear the wedding."  Great Man'* Tenilcr Heart.  iard Lawrence, -Viceroy ot-India, mam  blunt man of action, Imp_Ue_t of contradiction  aad thoroughly aelf-reliast. 'Yet, like man-pot the truly great, he had a heart aa tender aa  a woman's. The night on which he atnit_|  (rom London to ������01 era India he gathered all  hla family in the drawlsgroom and made eattt  child repeat a favorite hymn to him.* Htm  youagest, son, 10 tears old nestled In hla  father's arms. Suddenly the strong maa  burst Into tears!  "I shall never" he cried " see Bertie a c_Il_  again I"  It was not of the h&rdFblps before bim, __  of his own death he thought, but ot the fad (  tost Battle would not be a child to bim oa hi* '  return . v   ***  Oo board tbe steamer with the Govern**  General of India was a  lady with her infant- .  child.    Bhe    neglected   the   baby, ' wbtol*  levenged itself by cr] Ing all day and night. .  The passengers complained tn language mot*****  forcible than polite. '  "Steward, throw that biby overbo-ird P*  was petulantly -shouted from flceplcsn t.rths.  At last Lord Lawrence, seeing that th_  child was left motberle's by lln own mother,  took lt on hit* knte Fur bom*, he would bold  It, showing It 1 Is watch and anything tnal  ~W-u!d~amuTtTIC "Tntr cuiid tooulo the grea^���������-  itiouc man and *,vas always quiet whin ha  held It.  " Why do you, my lord," asked one of tht  /elleved passengers.   tnr*>rtto I    to    ao   the  Governor GaBera! of India playing nun eto ���������   *  cr j Idc b������by, " why do you take such uoucu ol  thai child i"  " Because, to tell yon the truth," aniwerei  _otd Lawrence, with a merry twinkle iu hla  tve, "that child is the only being ia thu chip  who 1 can feel quite sure does not Want to  (et anj thing out of uie."  ���������Paitlmea  'A dealer in naturaJ hi3tory speel*  mens, who has a little shop in the East  End of London, has discovered that  there is a market for spiders. Tbe apt*  ders are sold by the hundred, the prfcp  ranging from 2s. Cd. to 3c, and thi  buyers are -ina_ firms of wine meo  chant..  These merchants stock their cellan  with new, freshly labelled wine, sprinkle dust upon the bins, and admit tha v_v  spiders, who weave their webs from     "*-���������  cork to cork. ,  The cobwebs naturally lead the e_9������ ' <^  tomers to believe that the wine ham  been stored for years, and higher prices  are therefore obtained from all parts,  and some of the large ones of the garden variety are particularly prized, as $'  they weave a particularly strong, thick:  ,web. When received, these spiders ar_  placed In a large cage of very fine wira  netting, and are fed daily on small lib*  sects ���������Answers. *  fhese chumps* won't buy our goods; tboj na.*)  andbem.  It's aot to be���������by Jlng I���������  A much tuo onliuar*. thing with theme  To order nary tiling.  ��������� i'utl-delpbta PK&fc f*r>A*r^AAAi*SS'^\^\f^*t*AS������\**i  Y  ?4  A  Always t-.ikv** ;ilI iii^si.ik' jnv  cantimi ;t2amM lln? *lfi>n.*i!utinii o  Mi.ths wlifcii sIk* i*;u'U> iiviiv In.  WhUfi ck-tliim;.  Th*- j.*-l������i.,;tutittn*>  <l"ll t    Cost*   UUH'll.  MOTH BALLS AT 20c. PER LB. ^  CAMPHOR AT 10c. PER OUNCE ^  aii-l :i ffw ft'iit-*-!  miiv s'tvt' :i  tine C  S-.iil nf rlotliiup. 4^  Cdnadd Drug & Book (o |  strikes,  l.i'iiiilih*  iiiili^'iiatiiin  ���������Vlll'l'nllv.  meetings   ami  Tlio   Miss.is   Orr   mul   .Miss   'Hindi  -���������prill t li ."it* lmiiilay :il   Kjilull><���������)is.  lion. <'. II.   -lai'kintiisli  rniiii'in nn  \n. 2 lnihiv ,-*, ml wiutt sonih at iinri'.  .litiiu's \\ ilsmi, ('. I\ H. Supt.  Tcii'Ki'iililr.-*, i-iinii" in nn I his iiiui'iiin  \u. *_  nl*  l!l'."-'i:i.s|iii<l:. n. c.  vs^^v\^N������l*v^^vvv^'"vv���������-A*^l'���������vvv���������v���������A-,  BORN.  Oi.ns Al hv  tin* wii'iMif  Valley, a -i  ���������-els  (!,*<  ill.  hi .Mav illli.   tn  OliK    nl*    l*"i ii-  NOTES OF  NEWS  .1. I'"Irishman, I in"  lei*, is on oiu* nl' liis  town.  Ynueiiuve]' jeuvl-  lii'i-ioiliinl visits to  I'M .V.lair is lmvintc I'linr acres put  nut in oats. ("!. Tui'iii'iiss .litl llio work  for him.  (i. S. . I i-Tarler arrived home Fiiilny  from professional ntt-iiilance nt thu  Kelson assize.  .\Tiss Snv;ijj;i> nf Vancouver, niul  rnrincrly ol' I liis cily, lins he. n visiting  I'lienils hero.  Tin1 In-*! I hrco -ii'iTni'inances nl' llii'  l.iiiilli*y company \v������'lv up In llioir  Usual sl.-intlai-il.  \V. I'*. <>Kilvie  i 11 *_,"     tliu   past  Kastcrn States.  rrt'Xt week.  , who has be. n .speiti.-  livn months in tlio  will return to tin1 oily  T. .1. (ii-ahnin returned to   tlie  from (.���������iniiioiirt* on .Sntuiilay.  oily  fountain is in full blast,  Rniiii quality.  Most  ��������� Bow,  tpialit;.  The Hurry Lindley Coin puny stayed  nt the Central whilo in town.  ��������� l-V'-sh   chocolates*   (.\ laracailins) just  received at Hows' Drug Store.  -.-tint'.-* Loamy, 'Doiiiiiiinii Timber 111���������  .-|ioi*t(ii*. wai*. in town 111i- wool..   Heady  ('iiulillow  each. .Mr-.*  for li'ans|ilanlin#���������C;iIi1iml**o,  ei' and Tyniiln plants, I oenl  . H."  ���������See  aiht.  C. H. 1 fiiini*  A:  Co.'s  chango  of  (J. S. _IcU.-irl.i- and Mr-. .Md'artei'  wont down In Xulsnn thi-. iimi'iiini;".  ���������-l.'loni'inu* a lino nf i.nilio-. Shaw lints  ul. .>').-rne T.'h-., ('. H. 11 unit- A: Cn.  Mrs. (I. II. Ilrook and family are  visitinjr trionds al* Cioldon.  ��������� Kastorn Hiissel apples at ('. ��������� B.  J hi rne iV* Co**..  "Why i< tlioie no street spnul*.li>r'**  I. eople's mouth.-** and nostrils .110 not  diibt holes,  I.. \j. Swart/, and 1/. C. .1 icl*.,: of  Omaha, Neb., aro in the city on iuiii-  liei* business.  ���������A barrel of .Molasses T.ilH ulias  Kisses, jusi reooh oil at. Bows Dru������  Store.  Don't l'iiri*ot Un; .Minin-j, im*t 1111-? at  the City Hall 011 Monday evi iiiii0' at  8 \i. 111.  Get your Miner's License  Saturday at latest.  G. B. .McDonald returned to tlio  city on Saturday and is arranging to  stare in business nt once.  The Sons nf England mot on Tiut-  day evening when thore wrisignocl  attendance of members.  Harold Nelson and his tioupc  registered at the Union froni Sund.ij  to Tuesday morning.  fostinastei Mel tap retui'iied to the  city on Monday fiom a timber cruising  expedition west.  P.. C. McDonald hns been appointed  Indian Agent at Xew WWlminstoi'  vice Wank Devlin, deceased.  The Union JJotel has started running  n bus which will be 11 great convenience to Un".? popular hostch-y's  patrons.  .Tames Edwards and Arthur Onto,  both well known of the "Victoria Hotel  sOrue years ago, have returned to  l.evelstoke.  Sain Youill. the well known minor  of Beavornioutli. Iras boon in the city  for a few days. 1 lo pfopo.-e*** to return  home tomorrow.  Meinlx.1-*. of the Mining Association  a iv asked to make a spocial effort to  attend tire meeting 011 .Monday night  in the City Hall, S~p. in.  Conservatives, don't forget tonight.  The __idy. inith miners havo unanimously decided to stand by th.) V.'est-  -in I-."doi-jilion of minor.***. ("011-  .-ii]iiently all negotiations with  J. tin-iimi. are oil.  I'.'ipping.  Get your Miner's License  Saturday at latest.  Uorpl. Thomas of the N. .V. jr. P..  Calgary, was in the city a couple of  days last week.  The Camborne Water Supply Company, Limited, has boon incorporated  with a capital of $25,01)0.  Taxes arc coming in well and the  city is reaping tlio benefit; of thu scare  caused by the tax sale by-law.  IT. A. Brown is staying at. BanfV  when* ho hast boon ordered by bis  physician Tor the benolit of bis health.  Miss Valentino, of lhe ('ainula Drug  it Hook Co., loft nn Monday orr n two  weeks holiday visit lo friends at,  Vancouver.'  Tests made in l-iltsbiirg, I'n., of  bl-tck sand I'ruin tlio Duipicsni' Jlinirig  Co's pioperty at, Smith (!reek -jive a  value of .*j*S22."i to the ton in gold and  platinum.  Sniiie enterprising small boy should  caler for those at tend ing the recreation  grounds. Hernials and pop would  have been in much demand on Monday.  Miss Dent, uf the public schonl stiilV,  wns injured while, bicycling un Tues-  dny afternoon. It, is understood she  will be inenpuoitnlod for duly fur n  few days.  (1 rent preparations urn being m*ide  for' thu Maypole danco on Tuesday  Tho youngster.** have practiced  assiduously and are well up in the  mazes of tbo morris dance.  Tho Allih-li- Association are determined not to lot Dominion Day |*���������*&:-*  without .Kevelstoke having a gnod  celebration. They will cull a public  meeting in thu nt-iii* future to discuss  ways and means and programme.  Tho Annual Coiivenlion of tlio Up-  worth l.o.-igno of l'i. C. cnmnioncod at*  New Westminster' yesterday. Owing  to the lung railway I rip I{c\e!stuke  was una bio to sond'ilolog.iics.  A;f it is tlio duly of a erifi:* t.n  ei-ii.ici/o wo would s,*i\* that -Mrs. Winter looked very liantlsouio and acted  very cleverly tliriuighuut, but. why  docs she pick up ber skirls to cross a  room.  This cnnuiuhum is asked by the  CAl.HAItY lll*:it.\l.l). Tin* ansv.'or is  easy���������Mrs. Winter has pretty   ankles.  The local branch cf tho Provincial  Jliuing Association hold a mod ing iu  the City Hall un '���������..���������;! itrda*. night. II  was di'i-iiloil to ivui-gaiuw I hi* Kovol-  sl.uko As������uciation and at curdiiigly a  HK.'ol.itig has been c.llloil for* this  purpose nn .Monday owning al H p.m.,  notice of which is given elsewhere.  The culiibinalinn in Iho vault* of l.lic  Boyal Hank Halifax, gut astray  .somehow last Saturday night* anil fnr  Ihirly-six linius 110 one could got ai  Iho hall'million in gold ami valuable  papers inside. Notes and drafts falling  due had payment deferred till the  securities could bo produced. Which  was a sou ret; oi" groatcomfort to many.  MASK "AN D~__Y_-E.  Sixiy-thvoe suits have li<-on enU'rod  again.-l the Ci'ii������'s No*.t Coal Co. for  <liiin.i'_i��������� arising out of the Forme  ���������li-si.st.-i-. Tiio damages claimed  .������������������__.i-g.-ilo .���������*?.*i."*",l)"'l.  Two yonnir and lowly damsels were  olxerved dallyini: with laei-osse Dickon l-'ront Siti-ct the other' evening.  Thougli nut imicli mi the llnow down  they were both good laddie*,.  Thnt. .S'.et'd lin.-* fini-licd oxcavaLing  for lii-> rruw -ton* 011 I*"ioiil St'occ.  Owing to sci-crly of luinlicr con*  i-tliiftion i* SOlll -wlrit dr-lavf il.  Wm. Tuin inson '*a- Mtdoii down  Iris lawn in gr j ts and "^.ss bu-y ibis  week putting on the fin'-hing torn he-.  "\S"lien aiiiliips sii| eru le engines lu:  propo~es to become oucolic  Ks-Pi-esident Idugcr paid a visit lo  France last week, but hi*, icception  was very quiet. Oom J'.uil looked  well hut realised that, an aiiglopliolihm  campaign would be a fniliue.  A big blizzard swept over Wcsl.  and Soul hern Albeit.i a week or so  ago. Several hundred cuttle on 1 lit.:  ranges and in transit through the  affected districts were killed.  Penny postage is now in force between Canada arrd Australia. Stick  this in your stamp book and don't,  like inanv other people in sending  letters to" England, waste an extra  three cents.  .The Imperial Limited will start  running on Juno Tth, the first, train,  No 1)7, leaving .Montreal on (hat  date.  An Irish member of thc Nelson company made a funny break whensaying  ha "advanced three paces   backward."  _-T lie . '.I���������tdies*. -Auxiliary to the  Hospital held a meeting on Tuesdti*,  afternoon when routine business was  transacted.  0. Tv. Skales, of Camborne, is out on  $1500 bail orr a charge of assaulting  .tlie-police.*.. liis case was laid ovei' at  tiro Nelson assizes. \  ���������Sec the .Louis IV. Lace Bod. Sett, and  Point. d'Apliipic, l:'a(.ti*nburg Centre  and I .iris 1 .lini, Curtains in ; 0. B  llumo-i.- Co.'s window.  Thoinas Tannahill, whose family arc  well to dn rosidonts in the vicinity ol  Kamloops conunittod*suicide in J3uf-  I'alo, N. V., on.Tuesday.;   ,.:  The manv friends nf _ilr:"and Jlrs  Gen J{ Olds 111 longi ilulilirrn linni  on [hi uhiiil ol 1 ,011 bom m this  ( it\ on   . rttor 1 1 l)i\  'I he Tin onto (1I0I11 his stiurid tin  light 10 publish tin J tuition 'I nut s  lonigni itlistln s tun di\ as tlu\  ipjx u 111 the 1111 tiopobs  Construction on I lie Sniilh-Barber  block was commenced yesierday  moiniug. Coiiti'.iclor McCarthy was  unable to secure lumber before.  Jiemoval of the stores at, (ho corner  of Coniiaughf Ave., and First Street  was commenced this morning lo make  way for thc new McDonald block.  O. II. -Mian started his first brow  this morning at (he Hewl-anki* brewery. Old timers wish him all kinds nf  Kood luck on his re-starting busines..  .Jesse Bradley went up on the Kevelstoke Tuesday morning to resume  operations on the Duipiesno Mini.ig  Company's pioperty, Smith Creek.  ]l. B. Jayno, who suggested driving  Lillooet's wild horses into the lakes,  coralling and disposing of them to the  Imperial army has 11 new profession.  He represents Siiiel's detective agency  at Seattle. He was in Kevelstoke last  week.  With the advent of hot weather tho  brewery business is booming. The  Enterprise has secured a new brewer  who is said to be an artist with mash  and moss,..while 0. H. Allan is only-  waiting his license to go ahead anil  supply the ambrosial fluid by the  carload.  ���������"������*,/       "'���������5--"-  bv  Although it h.'s ben promoted  O. E. Talbot. M. P.. for Bolloeh.ts-..*.  Que. the Quebec liberals have decided  in caucus to turn down the Trans-  Canada Kailway project. They will  support tlit! Grand Trunk Pacific.  Despite the assurance uf Grit JI, P's  for* the Province the Minister of  -Inline lias introduced a Bill in the  Dominion House permitting the use ul  fish traps in tin: salmon industry.  The fishermen arc   wild   and   talk   o'r  r-hocolirT"  1 0r_i*|g-_.  VanilU  Leni_ ru~-  rit\e apple  Sa-rss.it.l_;  (.'no cr  _*r*r*'.wl).'.T. y  ...cl-_.      J  "Risf fcci-ry  M\?U     J  3!">ctl-*.'rry  J2_8 Piosf-Ate  "Pencil  ���������*������**_   *- -^ 'j  ���������"-1* ���������=__.. _>_������������������  *--Pll.itH".--l!i.  A rJST AS LOHQ  AS YOUP. ARM  There's no exaggeration in  that statement. All the well  known 'flavors'of other stores  and manp that arc exclusive  with us are served at this  fountain.  SODA WATER  AND FRUIT SYRUPS  Thc quality of our Soda  Water and Fruit Syrups is  superb. The purity of our  beverages strongly recommend them to those who  desire drinks free from anything injurious and the  delicious taste is a source of  delight to all.  WALTER BEWS       I  >,* u^'ist ami .Slntimiar. Next lln iiil* lilnvk  Local ni.mlicis ol" the Knights of  Pythias arc. immensely pleased with  the exemplification of tliu principles  of their indorgivoii by llnruld Nelson _���������  cuiiipaity. Many   personally     cun*  giatul.itcd thc star.  The olccli ic lights went out on Monday evening just after thu show.  lOngiigod couple-i, who had to (ind  Ihcir way liornu in thu dark, are thinking of presenting a testimonial to Bob  (isirdon.  The Board of Trade should tako up  the question of an iron foundry,  llcvelstoke is losing her grip when  ninal! castings requited for machinery  iu adjacent mining camps have to be  (nought from the coast.  Arthur Kvnn*. nm-uf lire hcsl knnwn  ixiuil'aoes nf Northwest ICootouay,  his taken ovor the Beoo'ilion Hnlel al,  ( iniborne aud will upon it. on June  1st. as a first class hostelry. lie is  sure of a steady patronage,.  Conservatives, don't forget tonight.  AVe have received thc .lunc number  ol "The Con it" an illustrated monthly  published   in   .Seattle. Thc    chief  lc ituru is a well written and illusf.ated  .nucleoli iloipiiain, the thriving liun-  Ixr and shipbuilding tou ir on Gray's  lt irbour.  lievclstoko citizens paid   a    total of  SbtJtIO for* life iii.Miianco promiunis  last  \ car. Vancuuver SlDODO i.'nd Victoria  .-i2,(Klii. !So   says   the   "Insurance  Press." United States companies paid  "-.)���������._),l(i!),:t.S2 in claims during tiro same  pi iind.  Last, l-'riday was the 10l.li aniiivors-  11 y of tho iiist.il ul ion of I,. 0. J_ No  IjV), Kow Wostniinster. Only two of  tin* eharli'r monibers survive'* ilcssrs.  .Inhii .lulitiston aud llnlnn-s, of  Sapportoii, tin* younger-being well up  in the eighties.  Rev. .f. liurtt . lorgiin was acquitted  at tliu -felson assizes on thu charge of  libul npimex-Aid Jl'inicls. of Bosoland.  'J'lri* oviiloncu showed clearly the police  had been grafting ou lhe gamblPis  and that Banicls knew of it. Mr.  Morgan had .1 great reception on his  return to Bik-sUiu!.  There must be more police protection hi-rc- It is monstrous to suppose  that with the largely increasing  population the present force is  -ittlicient*. _Se__nt cases in the police  court, have proved this beyond a doubt  and it is up lo the Council to do their  duty.  (1. B. _ rcDoriaid has pm-cba-st'd the  lot at tho i-onii i* of Connaught Ave.  ami l.-t Street, and will at once en-t  a Im-ino-i block. The new firm of  MoBo-iaid and  .Montfiih  will  engagi  in t  bu.-  iri'!it~'c.fi:i'iii.-liii!gs ;iiul  grocery  ine.-- on ,-oriipleti'in.  Coast ji.-ipi-rs aro getting excited  over what fbey t-rrn .--. ���������'disfovery'' of  p,-trn'wiui mi i^iioori f"lr:ni<itt. Islands.  Its jui-.itko li.'is been known fur fifty  vear- and in 100) the I .ovirui.-il  Analy-l jiiadi-a sjiot ial i-cpnrt. Tbo  Wnjfi.n .'.:.<! Plt'iViNfi*; aro Kip Van  Wiiikio j'liirnals.  Nov! Sunday fie ing" \\ lill, STTriTl.Ty  tlr. ii* will !��������������������������� sjiocial s'-rvioes -'lii.tblo  to 1 ho nora.anii at .St. P<*i<*r'-, Anglican  iliurcll. ih follows: S a. 111.. Solili-  i-lioral Colebiai inn nf I Inly Cnni-  iiiuniun: il .1. in.. .Mui-nirrg [ir,.yer and  -crino.'i; T:o<> p. .11.. ]���������.���������.< lung: Kvi-n-  siiirg and addi'i ss.  Get your Miner's License  Sa'urday at latest.  ,Io" .Mai tin is ,ir*r>i-*d uf lying when  slating ln'ii.ro tin* ( . i1-* W. ( uiiiniiitio  Lh.lt iio \nlod rui- Hill .>7 under n mi*.-  iriprohi'ii--inii. Smith I'ui'ii**. wl 10 si I.s  lie .I bim. -nvori* If |in:iit.������l mil. t-n bim j pivipci.  I hal the P.ill wrmld give I hi' di-putid il.iy i-vi  block-* lo tin* ('. 1- \V. befoio a vote*  w.is I.-ikon.  DA.MON A-."H PYTHIAS  Thu peiT'orinancu of this well known  play by the J liuold _*,'ol.-.ou Conipiiny  on -londay evening was a dUtinc:  arlislic and financial success. The  audiuuee* was large and enlhusiaslic  and flu* company more than maintained its previous reputation.- Being,  as iL was, under tliu auspices of Lhu  Ladies' Jlnspil-il Auxiliary and Gold  Kange Lodge K. of P., both llicse  bodies wore interested iu its success  aud certainly worked hard to assure  jt.  The two til Its putts were well filled  by Ilaiuld Nelson as U.iiuoii and  ClilVoul l_mu Bruce as Pythias. The  contrast between Damon, tbi'seirator,  weighed down by the c,iru*> of mialu  and bis friend Pythias lhe rough and  reaily soldier was -strikingly brought  out and thu loading fumale diameters  C.ilanlbe (Miss Neilinn) and Jluriniun  (Siias i..ividson) were fully up to the  iiighsland ird tii il has characterised  tins company throughout ils carucr.  As Dionysius, thu King. Morgan J.  Kelloy essayed thc. niij.--.fc important  part acted by him in KevelsLoke and  showed evidence of careful training  particularly in elocution. Needles**;  to say the whole play went with a  vim and the pails icfciruig tot.be  workings ol the "Knights of Pythias'"  were voiciferously applauded by tho  members present.  The play itself is strikingly uneven  in character aud many suggestions  have been made lor its improvement.  It has always been considered a mistake for the wives of both Damon nnd  Pythias to be poilrayed of a cowaroly  nature, as a splendid dramatic contrast, could have been obtained by  making lleiinion a regular wife of  Hp*'.rla. willing lo sacrifice her husband  so th.it he did not break his plighted  word to his friend. ������������������The killing of  Dunion's horse by his faithful retainer-  is also very weak, ns it seems strange  that a man occupying the excellent  position of D.tmon should not have  other steeds at'his disposal'. Thesu  inequalities, however, are .more I ban  overbalanced by the great merit of  some of the scenes. Particularly-is  this the case in Damon's appeal to the  Senate for the preservation of popular  institutions and the scene outside the  prUon, concluding Act !_ where  Pythias, dc spilt!- the lemptings ot the  disguised 1. iouysius aud lire pleading.**  01 Caianlhe, refuses Lo stain his  honour, and though offered liberty  remains sleadfast as hostage for  Damon's return.  The musical numbers wore all that  could be de-iied. Miss Scott s - first  song "The Shade of the Palm" showed  her voice to great advantage and tlie  crieine "Tommy" was particularly  appropriate to Victoria Day in view  ot" the laic Queen's gieat interest in  the volunteer service. Between the  acts Mr. Gilfroy played sonic fine  musical -?eleel ions, the best of which  v.as perhaps "When Knighthood wa.s  in Flow. 1". which he rendered after  tlie scene in the Senate. Will Yule in  his muck Ijelsartean postures and  paiiLomuie of a country gitl preparing  for the opeia showed himself a  fcenuine comedian and Wm. Blake's  .Scotch da nces raised Lhe "Hoot moil"*  clement lo a high degree of excitement. The people of Kevelstoke will  await with pleasure the return of this  talented company, with even butter  scenery and moie elaborate costumes,  next se.i**'in.  r_r.**mH".vj'i'oi_TMi;_-'f-  CORRESPONDENCE  The following letter, which appeared  in the Nelson '���������...-ibuno", is republished  by I'l'ipiest*.  ICd'uor Tribune.���������A paragraph in  your Victoria correspondence ol'the  ind inst. dues the .Provincial .fining  'Association a grave injustice. It* is  slated Unit tbo jreasuror of the  As-inoial ion, after having boon voted  ���������SiV.III, voted himself a ci .omission of K)  por cent on the funds collected.  In jusUeo In the Associatiuu it is  incumbent* uu mo to say that whon the  .���������barge of 1<I per con! wa.s brought I o  Iho notice ui' the executive corumitti**.'  il; was disallowed. Tbo treasurer'.*-'  resignation was subsivpionily I'ccopL**  *.*d, Tho amount; of the connuissioii  was refunded. Tho sum of $."*(K)  ]iio*ilion**d as having boon vol oil the  treasurer was his salary for tho year  and no par! of it, has boon or will bo  paid I n him. Mis suooeiisiir, Mr. 11.  Moi'liiiior Lamb, has accoptoiP'' it ii  animal salary m' :';:*,iii) and the services  ul* an assistant secretary, atiiniugl.  aul Itork'.-d by [lie cunvenfiun. have  been dispensed wilh on the ii:*oiv of  economy. The only salaried nli'irials  nl' (ho Association are the seorofavy,  .*il!-*"i and the treasurer $110 per month.  All tlie oilier olUcials aro unpaid.  J...W. Hkk-iinb,  2nd Vieo:i--resident.  E*5**-g n g *;**a  *-sSa  AVING   PURniASI-I-  eu *-.  :*li:!l!>\**,  THE  I-OOIS*  DRY   GOODS,  .ind Shoes,   etc.,  I am prepared to niaUe you  these lines, ami be������ to  age -"-.-lendcri to the old  tlio best possible bargains in  solicit a continuance of the patron-  firm. *  It of P Officers  regular   meeting   nf   Cold  e last evening (lie   I'nllow-  At thi'  Kange l.o  ing oilieoi'  ing Ieriii :  C.   C,   U.   l.ov.-.f;    V.  Prelate,  ti,.   II.   Brock:  Ainslov:    l\. of J5. -.-c S.  M. of P..  B. A. Biowu:  Hiuridge; _I. at. A., 15.  wore olocied for the  eiistt-  C., II. Howe;  iM. of AV., P.  . K. Douglas;  M. of P., 10.  Paget: 1. (I.,  IJ. A. Lawson; O. CI., .1. W. Bennett.  NOTrCE.  Ndlic.'is licioliy jrlvcn th.il SO tl.i\i aftei ilati'1  In!L'lul tn iiialu* ;>ii])lii'iitinti lo tlie Cl.ii-f ('iiiitiui*--  *,i*'lli'r i*l" l.:l!l.K ;ui.l Wulks fi.r :l **poc.nl lii*L*ll**ii to  L".'l .mil I'.'my liv.,!*,* liinli'.r fiom the* ff.ltci*ain*-  ilc.f.ilioil l.ui'l*, in Wii.t Koittyii'iy ilislrli't:  tJniiiiiiL'nriti,'* ill 11 pi>-.l ltiiu'cotl '���������?,!.uiim Ailin'r'*-  imrtli *.\ ot**. eninoriin'.t." nn tliu-.oulli i.iilu uf I'.iul  rivi'i. iilioal, Iii'.lf a inili" f 11*1111 llii' iiioulli uf "iln-  li.iwli irjck, tlK'iici* *n.ulli Mil cluiiiis, llifiii'i! nut  HU'll.oil*-., Ilu-itri* il'titll til I'll.till**. Ull'llfL'**\esl 8(1  cliniii*, to 11:.hit, nf rdnlir.i'tiroiiiont.  D.ueil tills _Inil il.'i.v ni M.iy, 1'iiW.  MAltlON ADAM!.  NOTICE.  Notii-i' N lieroliy ^:vcn Unit .'-10 il:i;.-i afloi* ilulo 1  iiiloiut In apjily to llii! Chief (;niiilnissio:i*!i* of  1.nuts nad Wnrl:*. for it special lie.n.-,e to cu'u nial  1'iiir1 a*.\:iy tiiiilici* from lim following ili������si*i iliuil  i.iinl"*. i.itiiatt'il In K.*.hl JvontiMiay itihtricl. 11. C:  lioniiiiciii'inj*: al a ]io*st planloil alon|:>*iI(.������ lln*  Wonil Uiiertiail, alimit (,() t'li.uni noilli l'nnntlic  lientl of n.xvl^.il ion IniuliU'i; on tlie Colinnliia ltvur,  ai'.iloilioiit yi iniles soulli of llic upptr trail c-ioss-  iujr of Woml I'bei* nn.l inarki'd "l.i.uni Utiine'h  nortli w (ist colnoi*," llionui! cnhL 1������0 olm,ilis,'tlieiiL'e  ������������������null) 10 I'liains-, tlicncij wu it, ltd eliains, tliuuct'  noitli 40 eliains to lhe plitee of lit'^inliinjj.  D.iluil lliii ith (lay of .May. lfif:i.  AND   BEING OPENED UP AS FAST  AS POSSIBLE  A visit to Our Stores and an inspection of the new  goods is particularly requested.  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  _____b_____3_____________:  !______________  LiiiiNK inijii;.  NOTICE.  Nolii'i! is licreby jilvcii tliat.'H) il.iy.i after ilnti* 1  iiiteml[i.i.'l.iliK applicalion t*> tlio lloiioi.llilu llio  Chief Commissioner of Lands anil Works for a  r.iieci.il license to cut niul cairy nway timliei* fiom  tliu folln-vin*; ije-ifribi'il land*.;  Coiiiineiicini; al a post planted un the norlh  liiiukiif Miion creak ut the mouth of Trout creel;,  alum! 2' n.ilus f loin lim ton City, Wesi Kootena},  niail-pd" "li. Sle*.i.'iit'������ north we-it corner iio*,t,"  riiiuiini; e.'.st 4(1 chains, theneo -smitli li!1) chain*',  lliuliec H.���������^'. -10 clr-ins, thoueo norlh - ltil> chiliit**. to  place of co'.iiiuenci'inenl.    * .*  D.itcil lhe *!i)th il.iy ol May, 1!W*1.  Ii. STKWA1IT.  NOTICK.  >'ot*C(! is hereby ^iven th.'.t :'o days alter dale 1  int"!]'l niakiu'* a'p-iliealion tn tlie llnni'iahle the  Thief- Coiuniissio'irei* of I.ainl, t.uil Wfi'*:*-, for a  ���������.iiocial license 10 cul an'i cany av.ay timber from  '. lie j*(.Ilou*iii*i ile.sci'd'esl lands: ���������  Coiiim-iK'in^ at .l jiosl pl.'iileil on the caul Hide  of the ������f'st l-r.ineh of Moii-jii'iln cr;ek and about  tvo mile- frnr.i Mniiiiiilo clock, We.sl Kootenay.  lii'Ukeii ���������'.luiiics KIlis' nol'Lll oust corner iio.st,'*  icm.iii-.'ruuili *:,') i.i:.*;n.', tlience vc.l . 1 i-ImIus,  tlience ninth 100 cl.'ilm, thence east 10 chains lo  pKce of co'.mueiieeinciit.  Ji.ited lh_-14tliil.lv,1!!������.  JAliKa KI.T.1S.  PRIVATE SAL.E  s;. **���������:���������������������:. *s*s������SiS*s;8*������iiHK*ji������*s*������������iS������*  S*  St  HOUSE  FUEiNlSHIMCS.  CARPETS,  UrlOLEUMS,  PICTURE  FRAHIIIC.  UPHOLSTERING  CABINET  MAKSNC.  ALL KINDS OF  REPAIR WORK.  TO YOUNG PEOPLE  WES.-9.JgG TO QET MARRSED  ' J3i.it not having the necessary  fluids to furnish a.home with,  come along to us and wc will  furnish il for you. By'paying  a few dollars per mo,nthj "you:  will gradually become the  owner of it. "You. will,have "a  nicely furnished home., aiid  something to look at for.your  money, instead of spending it  foolishly.    ' '   ,  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  ������;  i*  Sc  ���������X-  iS  *,'���������?  ������  15  i%  !_  w������������������3Hi������*S-"K'S������--!$'.K*.^  tytytytytytyty$?tytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty  -A priv.ite sale of hoiischoUl goods i.s  now 011, comprising' the followinjj articles  wliicli mn.st bt* solo! by June =;th on the  premises of J. 1-1UTCHISON :    ,  Stoves, Tables, Chairs, Bedroom  . urmshings, etc. Plows, Harrows,  Scraper, Wag-113, Harness, Tcolc,  Eto.  Mr. ,-'tnl Aft*-.. .I.'iiiic.  \Vi"Stiriiii'.l<-r', iT'l.-'tii*  ii'iitnt  :   ( '(.'.I lift'.   <lf   N^W  i'hmI   MiiMf    tlia-  Ul'ingitn Fridiiy l.int. Thi-ir  diii'fl il"sc(-inl.nits iritisil <i* I0rhililrcn,  .V) gvnwi 1 liildtcn urifl .i givnt grnnii  i-liilili'cii, ri"*ii'ly .ill of r.'liorn ntf living. Tlif Hlnrrly nM i*Oii|ii(; ������*nn  inariic-'i in (Unsffow, Seo! land, on M.iv  22nd, I.Sl.-i.  'Hii' rir.HAr.i/s I'fci'iit nrtiflc-j on tlie  ricln'S nf flic Hif? Tii'iid lutvf: lu'di  i'*,'(cnsivcly <'ii|ii('il find jire I Iiiih duliif*:  j.;ood liii-isiiinnry ivriT'k ftn- Hfvclstuki*  ii'uil vicinity. Tlie .Vclttui Xi'V.-s ve-  |iulili*ilir-tl I'lu'in .ill, ���������'ind 'Viis (he only  shi*r*l. lo fiiic 111 i-icdil. for* fIn- inl'oi--  ni.-ilion. Tliis sciii"< bus been fopicd  hy .MicliiH*''". H|inKnii.-> find t'hiciKu  |i.i|ii'i'f;.  Tlie Stcnniri' l_'vclst'il;c  Ind' Mond.iy cvi'iiirif*; willi  |i:tsh"iii(i'i,.-i iind ;i hirgu <\r:  I'icikIiI,. /mioriK llio'.  uiis.ji-s-,f I5;'iidlcy. \\lio  It-fl lii'i'i'  .���������1I1 ml *_"i  ml.it>-   of  lid  XVI'llt  ll|)  look iiloii^ii  fniTcrif incli lo worl*. on the l)ii(|iicsnc  llydnudic (-'iiiii|>iiny*N |ii'<i|i('it.ii'.-* mi  Wiiiith ()rc������*k. Work will lie |ii'i>-  ci-cdi'd with nil Hiiiiinu-i'. A iiiiinlit'i-  uf nii'ii (ilio went, up .who will lie  C'liipkiyi'd in -IcMlilioii's logging rimil>.  Thrmijili tin* close coniiuctinn . in.-irlc  by ilie .M.mr^.i for _ lisscK ���������Siithf-!-l:iii<l  .mil I'.ii.ion 11 tv.is found, nt   Lire   Just  miiuiie, th.il fin* tliuni Io *>tiiy off here.  niul ^i.i: .t   ;,i*iform!iirc<'!   on   Tnosdiiv  j I'veiiiu^. Ilu*y v.ould lmvi"   to   cut mil  jl'.rii.*   or*    four   uugi'm'twinn   in   tlio  j f>kiiii.i*..i:i.      (,'on*.. <|ii(!iitiy   they pui-  1 ci.'edi-il im **!   ruiicli    lo   the   I'-Hrol   of  j many wiio ii_;������<fl for- :i i.*li.'ii*<aiit   cvpii-  I iiij^ of suing .iinl . lory.  j m ivi'nw. nixrn  j     Tiekf t-i fm* ll,r* jM.iypo'u  Diini*;.    and  .tin.it'.'iir cniiH'dy "llox   anil Cox"   ine  iaelliiiji   iMpidlv   and    iIumc   is   t-vi-ry  . oi i.Ii*j p..i foiiji.iiui- on    'J'ue.s-  v.ng liiiii^ a luilliaiit .smjci'si.  As this i-* piob-ilily tin*   last   nmiitciir  pevfoiiu.inci-   of   th"   se.ison   a.   litijif;  audienv- i- expccU'd.  CoiitHbiilion.-, of flower's will h<:  Kt'.'il'"fnilj' i'i;eived by Mr.*;. J I. A.  Brown or Mr-s. Amim.  A Wise Woman.  -The (uilli.tnt irimifal roincdy fitrco  by Wilfred Clarkr, ihe talented auLhor  of "Oil I Susirnah !" will l*������ s������.'i'ii nt lim  Opera Jfous- Friday June ."ith, with 11  rciiinrknlily fitrong f::ihl, bended by  ,-Vf.iric Liitiioiir, for f-fi'eial si<-,i**o!ih a  prominent, rucmher of AiiKUilin Daly'n  company.  Victoria Day.  S'i'-lorin Day wish fpiiel ly eelebiMtcrl  in KcwNloke I here li.inj": no set pro-  gi'iiirrrnc. . limy citizens took ndvinit,-  ngi- of lli*- line weathei' nnd went,  pii -1 il*-injuf. M11110 ll[) Ih'' Hii? i><'iid  loud and olhei'.'. to the lllerillewnet.  l-'ollov. ei*-, nl' Iscalv Walton were out  in Im re bill tNliinf,' wiiHiiotpartii'iil.u'ly  j,'ooil. t-Jiiite 11 nuniliei' were pi'e.-.ont  nl. lhe fool ball and Iiuto'***!' K.'iini'i.  parlii iiliii's of wltich arc in our sporl-  ing cnliiiiiri, nnd pi'iicUt'iilly (lie whole  town vni prcsi nl at. the ])L>rl'oiiiianc(>  of "Diunon and I'vthias*'at. the Ojiera  llon*-e, a repoi't of which nppuiii-H uble-  wheru in this iwiiu.  For furl her particulars apply to  J. HUTCHISON, SVSLt.  O.ic  Uloclc Wesi of Imperial Bank.  M. A. sf������m_ & CO.,  -.Hiu'ft'S'jfii'* Ui A. N. i in Hi.  W&  \<5i,  m  -������L_LtK_*(  g i aiBonng s     Taildr-sn  ty To the Residents of Revelstoke and. District: , ,  ������ J. D9RRANCS, Taiior,                       ''.?."���������  ������&. Wishes   to' announce that  he" has   started  an  ^. up-to-date business on  First street, opposite the  jlfa. City Hotel.    Mr. Dorrancc has had considerable  X_ experience in his business as a  Tailor   in   Aus-  ,���������}.' iralia, having been his own master for thc past  '$ 14 years, which is .sufficient to   recommend   him  ty to the public of this district.  ty I can giiarani.ee all work entruslcd to mc to  be  of    ty  tt. ~1[lie" 15es{.��������� O N E"T RTA trSO tl C1T JiDr^ -���������= -���������*-  ty ty  tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  BAKERS AHD GCaFSGllONCFS  lVrhli uml Ci'iii'ilL'to l.inc (if (lioi*i*riL**i.  ��������� Jti.l, (lpcni'tl 11 ti'jwl'il, men's huts all  lln* neiv sty I i'n and colors, nlKeidifc  Vtniiifj's.  CHURCHES  MKTMOMST Cllt'llCir,  I1KVKIJITOK B.  I'rcnclilrii; fCTviee* nl 11 n.'in.ntnl 7;:i0 p. m  rjliiiHi iinietfnic ttt tlio clmo ol lln* inornliiK  f.TVic.. Hftblmtli Kfthool uml J_i 1.lo Olnti in X:"A)  Weekly l'rayer Mertlng nvry Wcdncilny  cvdrilnK at 7:������1. '1 be initjlii; nru vortlinlly  Invited.   Sunt* free.  I'.ev 0. I.Aii.NKit, l'ustor.  ST. rF.TEl: S t'HURCII, ANfll.ICAS.  Eluht B.m��������� Holy Kiiciinrlit; II 11.in., nu'.ai,  J_tnn>* unit neriiion (tl<>lt'_,uclinri->t lirst Sun-  ijfiv In tlio inoiitli); 2:30 Siiml-y stliool. or  clilldron'i! service: 7:3(1 Evcn-ong (chonil) nnd  siTinoii. llolv Bays���������The Holy huclinrlst i*  t'floiiriitcilal 'f a.m. or S a.m , 1-. Aiinounceil.  Holy Unptlsm after Simdaj Si hool nt:i:l.i.  C. A. l'KOLUMKR,     CClOr.  rllt-SBYTF.IUAN  CHUIICH.  Service every : .unlay at 11 a.m. and 7:M p.m.  to ������lilcli all nre welcome. l'rayer meeting at  h 11.111, every Wednesday.  Kkv, W. C -ALdek, I������.istor.

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