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 ~~r  __A__isrxD  RATLWAY    -MBN'S   JOURN. A!_���������  Vol.  XIV: NO. S  REVELSTOKE B. C.    THURSDAY,  JU-LY 16. 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  K^*  (!) *       MAIL ORDERS.  g ������������������ *      ,  WRITE FOR SAMPLES  Advertising  If there is one thing we insist on  above everything else il* is to  STrCIC TO THE TRUTH IN  ADVERTISING: put nothing in  the papeis but what, is, exactly as  l-epi-eseiited.  Below we give a. list of perfectly new good.* and good.** vou  w.inf, nt about, half lhe regular  price you usually pay:  THE PREMIER  McBride's Magnificent Address  Last Thursday Created Great  Enthusiasm! ��������� Railways and! ���������*'��������������������������� *"' ���������������������������it'i't*<,"- hito ihat mysterious  r . . ��������� 4. J process  ������herebv a  "buzzard    rs coir-  i full 'Hedged   "bird" arid  prc.-rd   his     wing.*,   as   an  Yea!   Yea!   Yea!  This heading is well known all over  North America as the watchword of  the Fraternal Order ol" Eagles, air  Aerie of which is lo be established in  Kevelstoke this evening. The meeting  will take place irr -Selkirk* Hall at S p.  in. A. \ . . Von lthein, of Esipri malt,  arrived llii*. morning and tonight collider ablv  over  llfl.y   well known men  ORANGEMEN  CELEBRATE  READ THIS LIST CAREFULLY  GRANITEWARE.  Two Quart Granite' Teapots,  Two Q.iart Colfee* Pots,  Regul.tr 70c.   FRIDAY, 4oc  Regrrlar 7jc.    FRIDAY, 40c  Kettle   FRIDAY,  75c  Kight Quart Granite Pie.surving  Regular  $1 2*5   DRYGOODS.  Turkish B-ith Tour el", a nice size, colored.  - Regular 25c FRIDAY 12i.C  Cm tain Screens. Colored. 20c FRIDAY, 12-10  .1  A peculiarity of this business  is the absolute regard for Ibe  ti nth in its advertising. We  print the news for those who  have money to spend. All stores  make bargains, hut all bargains  are not alike, ."    ,  -..',*  Our Dressmaking- Department on  Second Floor-'will convince  those  '   who pay  that part ot   the estalr-  " lishment a" visit that, it is equipped  with ull the latest dressgoods.  -&B_ Hume  & Co., Ltd.  'Phone No. 21." Phone No. 21-  <_Xs)������S**S)GX^^  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������o������a������������o������**a������i  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  TAILORING !! _ TAILORING !.'  . To the Residents of Revelstoke and District :  J. DORANCE, Tailor,  Wishes   to  announce  that  he, has   started   an  ���������    up-to-date business on First street, opposite the  City Hotel.    Mr.  Dorance has had considerable  experience in his business as a  Tailor  in   Australia, having been his own master for the past  14 years, .which is sufficient to   recommend   him  to the public of this district.  I can guarantee all work entrusted to me  to  be  of  the best.    ONE TRIAL SOLICITED.  "���������  mmmm���������**���������������������������������*������������������*mmm*m**mm*******o****m***mma******m**  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM.  F* [Adopted lit Revelstoke, {September lath. HHJ-i]  ' 1. Thnt tliiH -(''ltentinii reiitliriiiH tlie policy of  tlie purty in mutters nf provinciul ro.i.launil trails;  tlie ott-nei-Hltip and control of r.iilua). atifl the  development of the agricultural resources of the  province ax laid douti In tho platform adopted in  October. 1809, which i_a_ follow*:  "To actively aid In tlie coriHtnictlon of trails  throughout tlio   iiniloi eloped portion- at   this pro  *  *    * -������������������-"--     .--���������������- -���������--��������� ----- ���������      u\,  11. Th.it ii Ih advisable to foster the in.inuf.ic-  turo of* the mh products of the iirovitice uitliin  the province as fur as practicable bv means of  ta'.atioir on the said i.iw* products, subject Ui  i el.ate of thc same in w hole ori.art uheu nianu-  factureil in llritish Columbia.  viuce and the building nf pro-inelal trunk roads nf  iblfu necessity.  '���������To adopt tlie principle of government on ner*  publfu necessity  '���������To adopt tli    ,     ���������          Hhlp of railuays in so far an the circumstances nf  I  the province will admit, and the adoption of the  principle that no Ihiiius should lie urantod to any  railway company which does not (tivetho Kuvurn-  ment of the province control of rates over lines  ImnuHcd, together with the option nf purchase.  "To actively assist by state aid in the development of the agricultural resources of the province.  2. Tliat In tire rneiviillnie and until the railway  policy alwve set forth can be accomplished, a general railway act bo passed, giving freedom to  construct railways under certain approved regulations, analogous to tlie system that lias resulted  in such extensive,railway -construction in the  United States, with so much advantage to tiadc  anil commerce.  3. That to encourage the ininlnu industry, tlie  taxation of metalliferous mines should be on tlie  basis of a percentage on. tlie rrot profits.  > t. That tire govdrnmem. ou nenriip of telephone  should lie brought, about as a Hrst step lu the  acquisltiou of public utilities.  A; Tliat a portion of every coal area hereafter  to be disposed'of should be reserved from sale or  lenso, so that state owned mines may be easily  accessible, if their operation Lucernes neceKsary  ar advisable. .  ��������� 0.* That In the pulp land leases provision should  bo urudc for reforesting and that steps should bu  taken for the general preservation nf forests by  guarding against; the wasteful destruction of  limber.  7.   Tliat tho legislature and  ft\  S'lVcrtrini'iit of tlie  ic cltorl lo secure  the exclusion of A'slatic labor. ,  8. That the matter of better terms In tliu way  of subsidy and appropriations for tiie province  should he vigorously prussud upon tho Dominion  Kovemnient. ,*. -...���������.,,_ .'i,.;*'*.,'������������������. ���������'*.'.  0. That the sllver-loiiii.,Industries of the province be fostered and encouraged by the liupifsi-  tion of increased customs duties on * html mid  lead products Import-id into Camilla, und Unit the  Conservative tnuiiiliersof the Dominion House bu  urged to support any motion Introduced Tor such n  purpose.  1.0.   That as Industrial disputes almost ln.vn.rl*  ably remilt In groat loss and Injury both to the  parties directly concerned und to the public, Icgls-  jatlon should be passed to provide nivalis for an  amicable adjiutiiient of such disputes between  ���������finpiojem an<| employees.  CONSERVATIVE CONVENTIONS.  Ata meeting of the executive of the Provincial  Conservative Association, held at Vaiicoiner, the  province was divided Into live divisions for organization purposus. The Kooteiiay-lloniid.iry division  i. made up of tliu following provincial election  distilets: Kevelstoke, Columbia, Fertile, Crini*  brook, Viuir, Kasln, .Slocan, Grand Forks, Greenwood, the City of Itosshiml and the Cit} of Nelson.  At the same meeting tlie follow Ing resolutions  were adopted,  1. That conventions for nominating candidates  for members of the legislative iinj.enil.ly be made  up of delegates chosen as follow s:  (a) Jn city electoral districts, one delegate for  every fifty and5fraction of ilftv votes polled at the  provincial election held in 1000, and if the citv Is  divided Into wards, the proportion uf delegates "for  each ward shall lie based ou the vote polled in  uac.i ward at thc last municipal election.  (li. In other electoral districts, one delegate for  ev ery fifty or fraction of fifty votes polled at the  provincial election held In 11. Kl, the delegates to lie  apportioned to polling places, or as near thereto as  will be fair to the voters of the different neighborhoods.  2. Tho election of delegates shall be at public  meetings, held at a designated central place iu  eacli polling division, or in each ward in citv electoral districts, if the city is divided into wards. At  such public meetings only those who pledge themselves to vote for tho candidate or candidates  selected at the nominating convention shall be  entitled to a vote for delegatns.  3. Two weeks notice shall be giv en of the puli-  llc meetings at which delegates aro to lie elected,  and ni'iiiiii.itiiig Conventions shall Im* held In cit v-  clectoral districts two days after the day on whicli  delegates are elected, and in other electoral districts seven days after. All nominations throughout tlie province tube made at a (icsignatcdceit-  liai place iu each electoral di. trict, and on the  same day.  .. All noticus of thc date of public meetings for  tlie clu( tlou of delegates to nominating .-on* notions, tlie apportionment of delegates, and the  place mid dato of nominating .(inventions in the  suvoml electoral districts shall be prepared by the  ���������number nf the executive of the division in which  the electoral districts are situate, and Ltsucd over  tlie nitmi's of.,tho president niul _eeretar>-of the  I'rovliu.'lal Cimsurviitlve Association.  Immigration.���������Better  Terms.  The Conservative Mans Meeting rn  tilt' npeia linitMi wri* one   (if   the   ino������t  ciitliir**r".i..tic  gathering.*,  ever  held  in  Ihiscily.    Tlie remark*-.of the speakers  were   frequently     punctuated     wiLh  applause and the lar^c majority  wore  certainly in accord  with   tin-  position  taken   hy   the   Premier.    Mv.   .1.   M.  Kellie   attempted   to   make   ii    lit lie  speech fiom r.he floor ol the  Irall,   lint  in a  few  caustic   sentences   Air.   Me- j  Bride failed liis attention' to the  fuel I  oi his last defeat arrd   "Let'er flicker'''  Jim   promptly   -ail-sided.      Mr.  .1. M.  ���������Scott acted as chairman, and with him  on the plal torrn, in addition  to  Hon.  Richard MeHride, were Messrs.  Thos.  Taylor,  W. M. Blown,  .1. D. Sibbald,  F. McCarty, Aid.  Law and J.  Theo.  Wilson.  In opening the meeting the chair-  liMii staled that, nfter the addresses of  Mr. Taylor arid the Pi em ier, the  Conservative Association would hold  a meeting fur organization purposes  arrd those who had signed the roll of  the society or were willing to do so  were rearrested lo lemain behind,  lie understood, he said, the audience  were anxio'ti. to hear Mr. McBride so  would nor, detain theiu 1 Hither, hut  call orr Mi. Thos. Taylor to flist  addie**:-lire meeting.  Thomas Taylor, on lising to speak,  was icceived with cheers and prefaced  his remarks hy saying that he did ^not  intend on the present occasion to  give  an account of his stevv-udship* as  rep-  lesentative, hut would take advantage  ot   an   early   opportunity   to  do   so.  Referring to  the  previous campaign,  he h.ul always bee!i a strung  believer  in the party system of Government  and that his idea was a correcfoue hud  heeu proved hy the. enthusiasm*^vitb  which the-masses of-the  people had  taken up the mutter.     The fight was  now about to open   between  the Liberals and  Conservatives* and  he   was  srrr e that the latter \vouId lie victorious.  (Applause.)     He   wished*fto    pay "a*  tribute   ot. respect  to .his* honoured  leader,   wlro," like'-himseif,. ~had-*-been  elected'as a'stiaight  Conservative  in  1900  and   thought  British  Columbia  had reason to   De 'proud  'of   its "flrst  native son to attain the  highest oflice  in the gift uf the Province. -  (Cheeis).  He al.ways thought  the   best, way   to  judge of a man's past career was to see  how lie was received where he lived  and carried on his avocation.   Shortly  alter Mr. Mc Bride's accession  to the  Pienriership   he  had  the  pleasure  of  attending   the public   reception   tendered to hiiu in his native city,  New-  Westminster,   and   was   more    than  pleased   with   the   great  enthusiasm  displayed.     All   shades   of    political  opinion took  pait in  the  demonstration and it was one of which any man  might well he proud. This showed thai  the Premier whs most respected where  he wai best known and such a tribute  was    one    which     strengthened,    if  possible,   his contidence   in   Mr.   McBride. (Cheers.) Mr. Taylor concluded  hy   saying   that   he   was   not   yet  it  candidate,   bitt  it'   he   received    the  nomination at the convention   to  be  held shortly he  would  be more  than  proud to cai ry the Conservative banner  to victory. He bad implicit confidence  in his leader,   he had   implicit   confidence in the gentlemen caiied upon to  join  the   cabinet,   and   he   was sure  when the election was over and Mr.  verled into  learns   to  Eagle.  The  Fraternal  Order'of   Eagles lias  made  a   phenomenal  giowth since its  institution   some   five   years ago and  hu-.   considerably  over-   IIM) aeries embracing every  slate ol  the Union, the  provinces  of   Cnn'ad.i arrd the Ilawai-  an   Islands.      Jts .objects   are of   the  highest   character' arrd ils motto "Liberty,   Truth, 'Justice   and Equality,"  symbolises  the* highest decree of citizenship.      At .the Provincial couven-  I tiorr, which will he held irr Victoria orr  July   27th,   2Stlr   and   20111,    the   ten  lodges   irr   British   Columbia   will   be  repiescrrtcd.   not.   counting   the   new  aerie which Revelstoke will .uid to the  number   tonight.      Many   prominent  men,are   identified wilh  the Hagles in  this Province including judges, barristers,  physicians,   nroichants arrd politicians, and altogether' its membership  irr   Canada   will   compaie    iavorably  with   that   of    any   other    fraternal  organization.   .  - Kevelstoke Aerie stai t.s out with the  brightest ptosjiects and with a membership embracing ail classes of the  community, -thus proving a true  brotherhood. The Hku.vld begs to  tender to the lodge about to be constituted the heartiest good wishes for  a long and prosrjerous career, not only  gaining in"* nrer.ibership and financial  strength, hut also in those higher  attributes which make organizations  of this description, to use the woids of  Dr. Baernreither; "the strongest btil-  "warks of a nation's greatness, these  "societies, not Only social, self jjovern-  "ing bodies, but also real brotherhoods,  "in which .is much attention is paid to  "character and habits as to age and  'health.' ���������  Splendid Gathering Last Monday Afternoon���������Able Speeches  by President Adair and Rev,  W. C. Calder.  BLAIR HAS NOW  "is '  \W2  He is Disgusted With Laurier's  i*.   ��������� .i  ���������* Vacillation in .Railroad Policy  ���������Pope's Condition���������Western  Judge Proposed.  Ottawa. July, li.���������Hon.' Mr. Blair  j-esterday handed to the .Premier his  resignation of the portfolroof Kail ways.  He has disagreed with his colleagues  on the Grand Trunk Pacific railway  policy. His lesignation has been  .accepted" .md the Government .will  make an' explanation to-day.'  " London. July 11. ��������� Sir .Douglas  Armour, judge of the Supreme Court  of Canada, and a.member of _he Alaskan Boundary commission, who has  been ill for some time, and recently  suffered a relapse, died at the London  residence of his son this morning.  Ottawa, July l'i���������Tho names of  Cliief Justice Hunter of British Colum-  hiaand E.P. Davis, K.C, of Vancouver,  are prominently mentioned in regard  to thc vacancy .caused by Sir Douglas  Armour's death. Justice Nesbitt ol  the Supreme Court will probably take  the late Judge Armour's place orr the  Ala.-knn Botindarv Commission  St. PiKKltL*, Marquelon,   July   1...���������      _     The Canadian Pacific Atlantic Liner,  McBride was"returned^to power"by* ril Monterey, which sailed from Montreal  large majority (applause) the  business  on July 12th, to Bristol, with it general  ���������   " ' "' cargo, is ashore at Point Platte.  l-OME, July 13.���������The Popes condition  reirmiiVsiiiicliJU-gedr"'     '   '.      "~  Rome. July 10, 10ir.in.���������The following' medical bulletin hiuu, just been  issued: "The night was a littlo tranquil and Hleepless.   The general condi  A inui't.lit'! "f tliu provincial _x_(-nti vc ir ill Ik*  In-M nt .Vi-Lii-mi-iir within a month, and the (lait*  for huldliiK dl.itrlrt nominating (-unv'.ntlotnt will  tliun III) llsud. JOHN HOUSTON,  Prvnldent of tho Provincial  CoiiA-rvativ*- AcKociatlon.  "Scl-on, .luneljtli. im>?.  of/"the Province would go on  much better than it had done  iu the" "past-"and enormous progress would be made in exploiting its  resources, lie had been elected on  the Conservative platform and was  willing to stand by his record, and with  sure that no one could say he had dono  anything in the House which was not  in accord with the principles upon  whicli hr was returned at the head of  the poll.   (Loud applause.)  Hon. Kichaid McBride wns loudly  cheered on coining tn the front of the  platform to commence his address  und it was some time before he was  permitted to ptoceed. In opening, he  stared that while on the tram he had  been met by a telegram fiom the  Conservative Association atRevelstoke  asking him to speak at a Conservative  niriEs meeting and he had replied he  would be glad to do so. Accordingly  he was present, and while not wishing  to deliver what might he termed a  campaign speech lie would touch  lightly on some of the matters  mentioned in the party platform. The  Premier first dwelt on the events  leading up to party lines'and pointed  out that it was not until 1800 such a  division had been made even in  Federal politics in this Province. He  had, however, been strongly in favor  of the move being taken for some  years and was glad to see that the  great mass of the people were determined to fight out the coming campaign as practically an issue between  Lrlierals and Conservatives. (Applause)  Of course, there were in the Province  various men who could not see eye to  eye with either of the great parties,  such as those favoring the Socialist  ticket, and they were perfectly right  to hold such..opinions,*- but he was  sure that a large majority-would line  up behind the Liberals and Conservatives and he was also sure that the  Governnient of which he had. the  honour to be lhe head : wonld be  sustained by two to one at the polls.  (Loud cheers.) ���������'���������'���������"���������  tion of His Holiness* presents no other  modification except greater frequency  of breathing, due to an augmentation  of the plcuric fluid. Pulse 88, temperature 'AlM centigrade, respiration llii,"  , "MA-IZMXJ."  Pouti.ani), Oregon, July l'i���������An  electric car was held up here IriMtnighl  by seven highwaymen who shot one  man and robbed forty puxHeirgcrH of  their- valuables.'  - Pakih, July 15���������Despatches received  at the foreign olTIcij from SI. Puleiw-  bnrg and Tokio indicate that the  relations between Russia and Japan  have greatly improved within tho l.-i.st  fortnight.  (Cnnti������ii*e<l orr iVg. .;.  Conservatives Organize.  After the public meeting on Thursday night the local Conservative Association met and organized for' the  coming campaign. There were ubout  50 present and several new members  signed the roll. The proceedings  opi'iied with a -short address by the  Premier and a r.seolution was unanimously passed expressing confidence  in Hon. Richard McBride and his  administration.  The following ofllcers were then  elected: Hon. President, Hon. Richard McBride; President, F. li. Young;  1st Vice president, R. Gordon; 2nd  Vice-president, "\V. M. Newiniui; Sec-  Treas., C. M. Field. An executive  of fifteen was then chosen with pow'er  to add to their number, and the committee wns completed'at an executive  meeting on. Tuesday night. Reports  from all parts of the constituency wei-e  received every One being of the most  favorable* description. Those present  expressed confidence of a sweeping  victory with a much larger majority  than in WOO.  Inclement weather- unfortunately  pi-'WnU'd the picnic nl" the local  Orangemen and Loyal True Blues  takirrg place on Monday afternoon.  However, with a large' number of  friends, the rireinbei.s of the order met  in the lodge loom where a pleasant  arrd instructive time was spent, several  notable .speedier being delivered interspersed with music by the Independent Baird.  Upon the rrreetiirg being convened  Ed. Adair, President of the 1_. O. L���������  occupied the chair- iind was supported  on his right by Rev. W. (.. Calder-,  chaplain, and orr the loft by Mrs. M.  Pettipieee, Deputy Mistress of the  Loyal True Blues. The first, item was  a selection by the the band and the  chaiiinan their called upon"  J-i-V*. w. c. CAi.i-ion  hi dcliv.ei' an address., After a few  introductory remarks the speaker gave  a brief history of the movement for  civil and leligiou.s liberty of which  Or.-ingeisrn wa.s the outcome. Although the occasion being celebrated,  ht* said, was tlie 213th anniversary of  the battle of the Boyne when William  llf, then Prince of "Orange, wrenched  the crown from James II who wished j  the nation to retrogress, yet the move- [  incut began, 'almost three centuries  earlier, when.irr 1517 Luther nailed his  thesis on the church door irr Wurtein-  btrrg. The first blow was struck by  William the Silent, who, if he remembered rightly, wius tt grand uncle of  AVillinin of Orange. 0  Mr. Calder then lelated the incide'nts  leading up to the 37 years war; how  Wrlliam the Silent, when on a mission  to the French court, was out hunting  with thc King of France and Philip ol  Spain, and .with ,the French inonaiclr  became separated from the rest'in the  forest .of Fontainbleu. The King of  France, imagining, he wa-s,acqii!iinted  with the^iiuitter, disclosed the particu-  hirs of a plot that .had been arranged  for l.he concurrent massacre of all  ���������protestants in t France, *,_ltnly,-'Spaiii'  rind-'thc "'"Netherlands.' "William said  nothing at that"tiine, thus earning his  sobriquet of "tire silent," but, went  back to Holland and," although a  Roman- Catholic, stood by his largely  protestant people. ' 'Thus commenced  the war which resulted in the unification of the Netherlands and the introduction of the'policy of non-interference iy ith religion.  Sonie people seemed to imagine, continued the ' speaker,' that the anniversary of the battle   of   the   Boyne was  kept by Orangemen  in a spirit of exultation,  that the natmo of the Order  was inflammatory and many tried to  discount its itsefulnesss by the saying  "Rome's   day   is   past."   But none of  these   statements   were   ture.       Tne  Order did  not  exult iu the victory ol  protestantism   won   under King William so   much   as   in the civil liberty  thuL came as a natural result of religious  freedom.      This   was the ruling  principle in the Order, and although  he could look full in the face a man ot  arry religion,  and say  'I have no,.mini ..sty against you,' it must be remembered that thc church of Rome claimed  dominion over the sorrls  of men and  tints curtailed  their civil rights.   This  wa.s" what tho Orange Order was combatting,   knowing   that  history   had  shown the evils  attendant upon papal  domination.   The two countries which  had     heen   " most      largely      under  the     thumb     of      Romanism     had  proven   the   most   backward in   the  _woi'l-l.__^l,lji____it'jic'l"Li,iice1_tliaii_w!joiii  a   brighter   and   more  intelligent did  not   exist,   had   in   the   Revolution a  most terrible experience.      It was the  outcome of a revolt against priest rule,  aird its' baneful   effect was felt today  when   the   ruling  mass of  t he-people  was atheistic antl   making a supreme  ell'oit   lo   tear   tin   by   (he   roots the j  societies  and   orders" of  the   Roman  Catholic Church.  (fever that church had an opportunity of showing its power lor right  government it was in Spain, tlie nro.st  priest ridden nation in the world.  History showed that in many ways  the Spanish was a noble and brave  race, but today out of the 18.000,000  population, .two-third were unable to  rend or, write and were spending  enormous stuns out of their .small  earnings iu incense, masses and jewels  to place on statues of the Virgin. The  ancient glory of Spain had departed  anil almoct her lost province was lorn  from her grasp by the United States  during the late war, In view of these  facts and conditions in the two countries whore the Konian church had its  greatest chances for progress was it  not right to -.isk of the authorities of  that church,-���������"What have you done?"  Although the places where the Romanists had the most power were the  rrrost illiterate, as irr the Province of  Quebec, it must not be thought that it  was not agressiue. It claimed .superhuman nowcr and was, even at the  present day, sparing noellort to secure  power again. In the United States it  was striking at lhe public school system and iir every way was inimical to  the maintenance of civil and religious  liberty. ; Wius it not then right, on  occasions like the Twelfth of July, to  (���������iill to mind such champions of right  as William the Silent, Hampden,  Cromwell, "and Knox, and also the  Prince of Orange, men who high on  the; roll of fame under the hand and  eye of God secured these these liberties  for-the British Empire.   These recur-*  .*���������*. .*_*. .*_*. .4*. -*K .*_.. .*t*. .*���������*. .*_*. .*_- -*K .*_*. .***��������� -*K .**���������. ."fr. ."K .*���������*. .*-- .4*. .*. .*. .*. _*#*. .4*.  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  ourne  B  ros.  ���������  c  Boiled Linseed Oil  3  ti  a.  Raw Linseed Oil  e  o  Neatsfoot Oil  o  X  Turpentine  3  $  White Lead  I  ������  "1  Yellow Ochre  3  ot  m  BOURNE BROS. ^IT"  *f  '. -T. .4*. .4*. .*T. .*__ ."fr. gZ*.'  t ty ty ty ty ty ty ty-,  .4*. .4*. ������*_*. .4*. .4*. .4*. .4*. .4*. .4*. .4*. .**fr< .*fr. .4*. .'  TJT 'X1 ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty '  i������VVV-*VVV*^-^W^-^-^-^---^*--'^^-**^N****^**-^-*-'*-***^*^*'*****A**A'-  SUMMER GOODS  At Money-Saving Prices  L.idies' Fancy  Parasols ...: Sale Price S1.O0  Children's Fancy Parasols .' [Sale Price    25c r *���������  Ladies' Print Costumes. -Regular S2.."*0. .Sale Price SI.'SO  Ladies' Muslin Costumes ?.���������> *. Sale Price S2.SO .  .-���������..Ladies' White Pique and Duck Skirts $5.Sale Price S3.00  ���������  , * Ladies' Wrappers, one line. Regular $2 50.Sale Price S1.25- _  Odd lines of Corsets $1 nnd $1.23. Sale Price     SOc  Colored Muslins  ' Sale Price 8c. per yard -  t I?iints_in,eheck_ and_stcipes....*..*-.Sale price 7c. per yard ;'.  ���������"'"Bleached "Co'ttonsf,'<30Yriclies "?. r?r!'.siale~Price 7cl'per yarti~S  * Pillovv*Cdctons''������ jn'.'.V-.. -.-:/-?-.  '           '        *'  . Bleached Sheeting   * Flannelettes   .  Men's Blacky Cashmere -Socks at.,   -Men's Colored Stiff Front Shirts at.  Men's All-Wool Tweed Pants at   -Sale Price  .Sale Price 12ic. per yard  Sale, Price 25c. per yard  .Sale*Price 5c per yard*.   ':::: 2sc"  ...,' 60c"   S1.75  Men's All-Wool Tweed Suits   .S7.00  Ladies' Sailor Hats    ."."-. 'Sale'* Price 25c  Ladies* Trimmed Hats.    Reg. $4 and $1 Sale Price    ������2  Children's and Misses" Ready-to-Wear Hats ".      '  Regular ������1.25 and $1.   Sale Price 60c >  Children's Nary Blue Sailors Sale Price 30c ���������  SH015 DEPARTMENT - Ladies' one strap  Slipper at S1.25' *  Ladies' Oxfords at CI.25  EMPRESS SHOE FOR LADIES.  The best high gra'de shoe  range in stock. <  MEN'S SHOES.  on   the  market.     A full  ��������� >  "*-0 7   .  _,--*f*  >*Vf.|  We are offering a special bargain in a  ing Shoe 'hi_ season  at >   H .rd  Wenr-  S2.5o  We are Agents for the well   known   American   makers.  Lilly Bracketts Sc Harloiv Shoe Co.  See onr windows nf Men's Felt  are regularly sold at $:i.."*<) and $3.0().  if we have your size.  Hats  at   SI.."/).   These  Don't tuUs getting one  This is a genuine Clearing Out Sale nf Summer  Goods.  SNA PS! SNAPSI     You can .get sunns now in mostfv any  "line in our Stoic.  **. 5  ���������> 'i>    ,  REID & YOUNG,  AGENTS FOR  BUTTERICK  PATTERNS-  MAM, OIlDBItS KKCKIVK OUK PKO.MIT ATTKNTIOX.  y^^^A^^A^���������^^^A^^���������^^^A^������������������^���������^/^^^A������^v^^l^������������������-���������^vwv^^/vvvvvvyvvvv  HIGH SCHOOL  NOW ASSURED  ((. .(itiinii'd un l'dgu 10.)  The promise by the Premier!that  assistance to the extent of $2000 would  be given for a High School at Kevelstoke came as a pleasant surprise to  many in the city. It haslx-en realized  for some time that such an institution  was necessary if the rising gerreration  of Revelstoke and vicinity were to  receive the.higher grades of the public  school curriculum and the knowledge  that when the summer vacation closes  the High school will proliably lie in  operation has Ik-oii received with  great satisfaction by teaehei-s and  scholars alike.' As it is too lat<* in the  season t6 arrange for a special building, and there is plenty of vacant  room ih the present public school, it is  probable that for 11)03 some of the  available space there will be utilized.  Not only will the news be welcome to  Revelstoke itself but also to the  fourteen public schools in the vicinity  that can send their scholars, with the  liece-ssarv .jualilicatious here. To meet  expenses it may be that a small charge  from scholars from outside the city  will Ixj required, but these details are  area matter of rrfterarrangeinent.  To Mr. C. F. landmark lielongs the  creditor rr.siduoti.sly working at the  in-oject of a High school and he-is, to;  lie congratulated upon his efforts being  at la***t crowned with success*.  The chairman of the school trustees  wa.s seen on the matter and stated  that the institution of a High school  would do a very good thing and the  trustees would do" every thing in their  power to make the necessary arrange- ���������  ment.;. The matter- had been taken  up before but it wa.s feared the expense would be too great. The -  piornised assistance, however, if  officially confirmed, would put a new.  complexion on the case, and ils soon as  notification was received from the  department at Victoria the trustees  would call a .special meeting and And  out exactly how many scholars were  available and othei' data necessary  liefore the city could be definitely  committed to thc project.  The Independent Band has been  engaged to play at the sports to be  held at Golden on August 3 and 4. 1 TIE BITTEE-SIEET  IN OUR LIVES  David  G.  Wylie.    D.D..   Pastor  Scotch Pri'-byu-rian Church,  New York.  Curious Bits of News.  Thoy press-  end o: three  oi  water  ex-  peoplc  were  *���������*.> w  Esodus sv���������  K, -4. 27.  The Marah    and    EHin    incident   of  Sfiplu.-e is rich in its suggestivencss.  Alter the passage of the Red Sea, the  re-pVe plunged,  with  their  Hocks  and  tcrd., into the wildcrnrss, with its new  ���������..v.' ^;rangc experience.  to   forv.---.rd,   but  at   the  d_.v.   found  l.i>*;r  supply  ���������*__.������������������__*: cd.    Aniin.-.ls    and  ot-.i.-.n ;:*n'**! mail.    They burned wilh  thirst, their eyes    became    bloodshot,  Ihey p_iitc.i with fever  under  the  suh  and longed tor water.    Their condition  ������a._ not simply uncomfortable, but po������i-  l'iv.-iy dangerous.  While in this sad plight good news  came   to    them.    The cry was heard,  "Wells    of    water    ahead"���������fountains  ���������where  they  might quench  their thirst  ���������nd cool thvir fever.    Faster and last-  ���������er they pressed forward, only to  fiirC.  -__sapi>o:ninient.   I-'or "when they came  lo Marah, tliey could not drink of the  waters of Marsh, for they were bilter."  What does all this mean?   That their  journey is a type of ours; that wc have  ���������experiences similar to theirs.   Is it not  ��������� fact that to most of us life is a wilderness, a desert,  often a .disappointment,   Marati,   bitterness?     All    have  ilarah    experiences,    though  there  is  more oi joy than sorrow in life, more  oi sunshine than shadow.  'Most of life is to most men made  up of much disappointment. Men  crave happiness, ami expect it; here  ������nd seek it through some earthly, some  temporal means���������wealth, or power, or  fame,*or.a peaceful domestic life or so-  : cial success, or literary eminence���������and  no sooner ������lo they obtain their desire  and hold it in their grasp than they  End its savor gone, its taste bitter, that  they do not care to drink.  TJ.ider such circumstances we feel that  God is unkind,.and wc complain against  ���������.'Dim..,.'..."Has He no plan in all this for*  as? Yes, the hard experiences of life  are God's discipline, by which He  rests us and purges out the dross, that  the pure geld may appear We do not  enow what impatience, rebellion, sin  ������:rk in our heart until we pass through  Jjon's fiery tests!  * 'The incident we are: considering exhibit's to us the fact that in times of  trial and disappointment God's people  act in different ways  We see how ihe people murmured  "W-iat shall we drink ?" They complained against their best friend,  ^l������_ei. They acted as ii they thought  turn God. Had he not acted unscllish-  ?y i. Did he', not, for their sakes, step  own from    a place of eminence  and  .power? It was for them, that they  nngnt become free men and free women, that he became an outcast and so-  yuu-ned forty years in the solitudes ot  lhe desert, keeping sheep instead of  ruling men.  _���������*���������_- .Marah the people made Moses  ��������� thefr scapegoat; they threw all the  i-tsi.-re of their misfortunes upon him.  In ao doing they revealed a base trait  in .lumaa character, men's willingness.  V Via ice others for their misfortunes  ��������� .���������.lead of calmly and patiently assum-  *������������������& the responsibility themselves. The  ���������people murmured against Moses in-  n.--*_i of counting their experiences as  .y* valuable part of their wilderness discipline.  ���������.-.ith Moses it was different. Though  ���������n.ier a fearful strain and in danger, he  ������ A- patient -rid prayed to God. He did  B.<i~rebu**_e~t'nc-pcOi.itT but-synipath'.xed-  ������iu( them in their (iistrc--. He sought  !_.._"$ guidance and iourrd it; for in answer to his fervent prayer God healed  ������..- bitter water_. The prayer of Moses  fc*"(.ghl sweetness out of brilcrnc__,  r.y out'ot sorrow arrd light out of dark-  ���������������..���������*.������. Tlie t-Clhscm .r*.c. oi life always  tv.'A out to the Christian's advantage.  Agnizing p.iyer that brui*;_ drops of  l������(iod is generally answered When all  ei^c tails, God accompliihes many  i..-r*������s by the prayers oi Hi*, people.  L_--a.n to pray. Walk in the to..*!steps  ".i .(>c great and go0'** oi ;.'.���������- ages.  We have an instance oi God'** gra-  i!cious kindne.s to His people, lie ltd  them out of their trials. 'Ihey did not  ���������inp and perish at Marah, but '.vent on  to tliim, with its palm groves and v/eils  ���������f water.  life Elim often follows Marah.  Cod opens up for us a broad way out  of our difficulties. There arc. in the  ���������pro%-idence oi God, many sweet resting  (>)aces after our  times    of  bittcrne**.**.  ***'.  are wise when we learn in life to  ���������ake the bitter with the sweet !  God led his people out of bondage  ������������������nil gave them liberty. In their darkest  an*!, most discouraging hours God never forsook them. -They had the prc-  ���������mce of Moses as friend and guide.  They went through many hard nnd  ���������Irving experiences, but at last they ar*  rived at thc end of their destination  mr-   entered Canaan.  ���������So it is with us.' Now wc arc on our  fc-" . and dangerous journey. There  a������������ enemies on every side. Often wc  ������*������������������ discouraged. V/c faint under our  9 '.xvy loads. We murmur against the  v    'idence of God.  "-iis is not what God desires us to  V.Te are to learn patience, to .trust  '. **o go forward under thc guid-  *". -of the great leader. Jesus Christ.  ������������������ -at last the end of thc journey, will  ���������c and we shall enter our heavenly  san .ind be forever with our God.  breeding dogs for export to China,  where they are used for food tiy mandarins and wealthy families, is the  business of R. It. Patrick, Midway,  Caroline Islands. The "doer packer,"  as he is known Irr the Pacific Islands, is  in tills country lo inn-chase a kennel of  St. Bernard dogs. Ho ships one hundred a month, consigned to Amoy. The  animals bring $2 to S". each.  Tho most recent triumph ot tha  French i>n.-;i:il iii'mlni. traUoti i.s an ingenious little machine whicli not only  automatically weii.-hs letters and samples, hut records o.. an indicator at the  side the amount required for stamp.-!.  When Uie article deposited on tho balance exceeds the regulation weight, tho  Indicator promptly hoists tlio sign.  "Too heavy."  AV. S. Colnirn, a pnispectni* of Alpine.  Colo., is In bird luck and wants to sell  his body to raise another grubstake to  get on his feet, lie bus exhausted his  credit, and those '.who backed him  threaten to levy on his claims to pro-  tool themselves. In this extremity. Co-  burn has inserted an advertisement in  the papers. After citing his condition,  the advertisement says: "It I have the  right to sell my body when It becomes  a corpse, I am oir tire market for anybody desiring such investment. If you  know of a market for such dealings,  and you can make sule of my corpse, I  will pay a fair commission. My body  would make a good skeleton."  Tho Paris correspondent of the  "Lancet" relates that a - specialist In  mental diseases was recently consulted  by a man ot distinguished appearance,  giving , an aristocratic name, who  sought treatment for a daughter suffering from kleptomania. Suggestive  therapeutics was instituted, and little  attention was paid to tho propensity  'for misappropriation exhibited by the  patient, particularly as the abstracted  articles were returned the day after  their removal. Finr_lly the physician  missed a jewel box of value, but this  was not brought back, and, on investigation, It was found that the address  given was false, and that the pretended  patient , and her father were crafty  rogues. ���������  "Shooting the hat" Is a recognized  festal occasion in New Orleans, the hat  shot-being the straw, and the time being the -date .when, in the general opinion, summer has ended. This year an  early Sunday in October was chosen as  the date beyond which straw hats must  no longer be'worn, ample notice was  given In the papers, and any straw hats  ���������worn anywhere In the city on that day  were even more; liable to destruction  than is tabooed headwoar on the stock  exchange. Resistance is seldom made  to the despoilers, and when It Is, the  police act leniently. At two or more  chosen places in the city the hat is actually shot. Boys gather the old straws  Into a great pile, which is blown to  pieces by the explosion ot bombs. At  this year's celebration, two persons  were Injured by the bombs.  The official: announcement Jjy the  United Slates Stoei Corporatlorrtna t its  net earnings .In* tlie. last six months exceeded $34,000,000 gives some idea of the  magnitude ot this unparalleled aggregation of capital, but tlie extent of its  operations will be better grasped with  !_the help of comparison. The total net  earnings of the 3.ST1 national banks ln  the twelve months of M00, according to  the Controller of tiie Currency, were  $69,981,810. In twelve months. If Its  earnings do not "diminish, the steel corporation will have earned .10,000,000  more than all the-national banks. It  will have earned, in fact,'according-to  the "Financier's" calculation, as much  The "Freak"' Objections.  The Dog-faced Man, the Missing  ���������Link, the Hairless One, the Human  Pincushion, the Rubber Neck Expansionist, the Armless' Prodigy, the  Fat Lady, the Living Skeleton, et al.,  in solemn session assembled, do humbly protest that they do not conic  within the meaning of the word  "freak" ethnologically or idiomatically. Having by iotir years of strenuous  effort infused broadcast into the minds  of Britishers and continentals the substitution of the nomen "prodigy" (oi  "freak" in designating the members jf  | their august profession, they have decided to start the reform movement in  the United Slates of America. The  wave was started on Sunday last, the  : New York papers say. in the "Prodigy  Department" at thc Madison Square  ! Garden, when, thc Human Pincushion  presiding, it was decided that their  patience had been stretched too far,  and tbat Mr. James A. Bailey, thc public, bouncers, pullcrs-in, hawkers, et  al., be memorialized, through the facile pen of the Armless One, and the |  humble request made that the more  dignified name hereafter be extended  to their honorable calling.  Here is the letter sent to Mr. Bailey,  by which it is hoped the reform will be  brought about:���������  "Madison Square Garden,  "April s, 1003.  "Mr. James A. Bailey, Manager, Barnum & Bailey, Greatest Show on  Earth:  "Dear Sir,���������-We, the undersigned,  members of the Prodigy Department,  at an informal meeting held on April  5, were selected as a committee* to  draft you a letter expressing our respectful though emphatic protest  against the action of some person in  your employ in placing in our hall a  sign bearing the,, to us, objectionable  word "freak," and permitting another  person to call aloud, ''This way to the  freaks,' and beg you to remedy both,  these matters as soon as possible.  "We are disposed: to consider both  these actions .as oversights, or, because the person or persons complained of were unaware of how deeply we  feel the application of the word 'freak'  to us, and not to attribute either action to a violation of what you were  pleased to abide by at our meeting of  protest in London,' Eng.> three years  ago. At that time, you will remember, Rev. Canon Wilberforce. of Westminster Abbey, suggested the word  'prodigy' as a substitute for the obnoxious word 'freak,' and which ft is  but fair to yoti to say has been faithfully carried out while we were abroad  in Europe. The reappearance of the  objectionable sign here, it is needless  to add, is equally offensive as it was  in London, and the calling of "This  way to the freaks' even; more so, and  we feel sure that 'we have only to direct your attention to these fact's, inform you of our protest, and appeal to  your sense of justice to have them immediately abolished. Tlie committee:  Young Herman. Expansionist; Chas.'  B. Tripp. Armless Prodigy: Frank  Howard. Tattooed Man; H. .C. Maxc,  Needle King: Sit.. Geo. Tomasso, Human Pincushion."  ���������It is probable that their petition will  be granted.  A Dickens Rene.  Of the Dickens exhibition, recently held  In London, The Daily Graphic says ln  part:���������"Tho remainder of the relies are  associated more directly witli characters  in DlcKens' novels.   Tlie '.Little Mldshlp-  Orchard and Piggery.  I  The Troubles of Holland.  In   view  of  recent  developments   in  Holland., the following from The London Times several  weeks    beiore the  strike   is   of  interest :���������-It.i   has     been  s all the banks ot every kind ln the j pointed out*by our  Paris corresporid-  _.    _ _,,   .       ...... .__.,  .,._���������i._i.*.-..r  j ent that the newest question in intcrna-  | tional   politics���������one  of  far ' graver  in-  ��������� tercst  than  those  arising in  Siam  or  I Macedonia  or  Morocco-���������is  the situa-  ! tion   in -Holland,   where     the     labor  troubles   have assumed   an almost   re-  The sign of Tho Little Midshipman.  (Daily Graphic.)  man' Is that Immortalized in 'Dombey and  Son,' as standing at the doorway of Sol.  Gill's shop. It was orlglnully in Leaden-  hall street, but was taken thence to tho  now premises of its proprietors, Messrs.  Norie and Wilson, in the Minorles, whero  It was to bo seen outside thoir shop until a few years ago, when It was taken  inside for greater safety."  Advice at the Right Time.  When W. S. Gilbert in his early days  as a playwright had completed a short  play, entitled "Dulcamara," for T. W.  Robertson, says The London Tit-Bits,  he took his manuscript to Mr. Emden,  Mr. Robertson's manager, * for ajp-  proval.  ' "This will do," Mr. Emden said, after  glancing through thc phly. "How  much do you want for it ?"  "Thirty guineas;" the young dramatist diffidently suggested.  "Make it pounds and I will take it,"  answered Emden, a proposal to which  Mr.  Gilbert eagerly assented.  "Now," said Mr. Emden as he handed over thc check, ''let mc give you a  piece of advice. Never sell such good  stuff for thirty pounds ���������again."  , "And," continued Mr. Gilbert, when  telling the story, "I never did."  United-States, their total number being  about 1*1,000.  A Puzzling Ghost Story.  N^hls  autobiographical   volume:   A j volutionary aspect.  Here  British in-  iuto  conflict or competition with French incurious ghost experience which oc- j t'ercsts, while both France and England  Sailor's Log, Rear-Admiral Robley j tcrests  do  not  come  in  any  w-,.,  D.. Evans,  U.S.N.,  relates a  very !'���������..-..���������__������������������ .**.* -.. -V     -  curred  while he was  cruising in  j would be equally unwilling   to see the  1 growth  of  any   force_that   threatened  the Mediterranean:  "At about midnight when over a , the break_up of &<. Dl!tch monarchy  hundred miles from land and, whilff and the p03Sibi!ity, in the result, of thc  everything was perfectly quiet about j ...^���������^,-���������*t, ���������f >I,���������-';���������^���������.,������������������-._��������� _.- .,..  the deck,  the sound of a  tolling bell  was distinctly heard. It could be plain  ly heard by the officer of the deck as  well as the men, and it continued for  several minutes. To the erew it sounded  like a funeral bell, and they decided  that someone was going to die. With  much difficulty the men were finally  sent to their hammocks and ordered to  keep silence. The next morning the  story was all over the ship, from the  forecastle to the officers' messes. When i  ^-nlghi__can*i&__agali__ nmny._ha.d_forgotter '  extinction of the independence ot the  Netherlands. Germany/too, is perfectly entitled to have regard to her  commercial interests in Holland, which  might be imperilled if the labor troubles  were to come to a serious crisis. Our  Paris correspondent, however. c?lls  attention to the accumulated evidence  that "Germany is pursuing something  more than a commercial policy toward  the Netherlands." The rumor that the  German Government, in view of the  i.th>.eat_of__i._ggneral-strike, has "made  the  Incident    but  at  about  the  same T1-c]*n*eleT-^iW*"t^irc^Tr^  hour the tolling of the bell was again j mcnt h b       confirmed, but it is  dlst net y heard, and the whole crew _rtf ;_..-i,,*.i_ _������������������.,��������� ���������.t.  gathered on deck to listen in .miner- j ??h���������*���������*tc:���������H��������� Amons other points  nitloua sllenc.*; The oinccra were much i '? b* .">ns*dl--'<-*-* ,ls,.thc. "Pup-anee  pulled, and many theories were ad- I sI ������^n ". Germany tp the strengthening  van. od to account tor tin* strange ami i *?f tl**: international tribunal at The  unusual noise. The* third night found ! ������laK114* ���������30t!"- well-informed observers  the captain and all hands, officers and i of international affairs believe  men. on d.*ck. determined If possible to  Hnd a solution of the mystery. At the  proper time lhe sound of the hell  came clear nnd distinct, tolling ns If for  a funeral. The captain nnd several -af  the ofllcers then began a careful Investigation, which soon cleared the matter  up. The galley ot tho .hip, where the  cooking was done, was tinder the topgallant forecastle, about twenty feet  from the ship's bell. The fires in the  galley were put out. at nine o'clock, and  It was found that at a certain point In  the process of cooling the contracting  of the metal In the galley made It give  out a cracking noise which accorded  with certain tones In the bell and  caused It to ring. The very puzzling  ghost story wa���������. solved, and the men  went to their hammocks, many of them  mill shaking their heads and predicting that there was trouble In store for  somebody." .   ...  that  one of the main causes of this antipathy is that the permanence and prestige of thc tribunal would tend to promote thc neutralization of the Netherlands���������perhaps under a republican  form of government, with an international guarantee���������in case Queen VVil-  hclmina should die without issue. Such  a solution would put an end to thc ambitious schemes that have been vowed  by the leaders of the Pan-German agitation, and have not been disavowed���������  at any rate, with suflicic.1t distinctness  ���������by the more responsible exponents ot  German policy.  The Cost of Radium.  The most interesting thing about  radium is not its cost, The London  Chronicle says. Bitf' as one statement on this point is as good as another, let us say that a milligramme of  radium would buy thc British Empire  or, the entire planet ; it doesn't matter. That will strike people. This  extraordinary substance is the most  powerfully "radio-active" of all things  known ; five hundred thousand times  more so than its next 'known rival,  uranium. Sir Oliver Lodge has pointed  out that radio-activity rs probably a  universal and fundamental property of  matter. This substance can be left  alone, untouched, for j-ears,; and glows  and glistens untircd. Whence is this ?  Radium takes up the vibrations in the  ether around it���������this being much, more,  probable than the statement attributed  to Sir William Crookes: that it gets its  energy from the air���������and transforms  theiri into light and heat. It takes the  light-waves of Roentgen and transforms them into visible light and plap-  able heat.  Experiments in Grafting.  Spring is  the time    when   dormant  6uds start to grow.      For ages apple  and other  trees  have  been  top-grafted in thc spring.     According   to the  processes of nature there did not seem  to be any other time to do the job.  There    was a man way out west who  in his idle moments one Summer day  cut a scion of the new year's growth,  and, making a longitudinal incision ip  a limb of an apple  tree,  tapered one  side of the scion and put it under the  bark.     He forgot all about it until lhe  nest  spring,   when   one   day   he   was  trimming thc lice and to his surprise  he  found  that the cut in  the  tree had  healed and that  the scion  had united  with the limb in close union arrd was  ready to grow,     lie did not disturb it,  but watched it put out leaves, and later it made a vigorous growth.    Realizing the  importance of this  summer  grafting    he put a large    number of  scions in the top of an apple tree that  bore poor fruit.     Most of these scions  grew, and he cut off thc limb grafted  the    year  before,    throwing    all   the  strength into the last year's scion. The  result was a phenomenal growth. This  pioneer, Theodore  Vv'iiliams, .of Benson, Neb.,    has  now    practised    this  method three years, grafting all kinds  of fruit trees in the summer.    He has  grafted cherry on to plum and successfully grafted deciduous trees.  The operation is very simple : a  child can do it. Mr. Williams' children, , eight to twelve years . old, have  set thousands of scions, and do it, not  as a labor, but as a pastime. As  soon as the terminal buds arc mature  in -the,summer this grafting operation  can begin, and be kept up as long as  the tree; is growing, so as to effect a  union between the'scion and the inner  bark of the limb. The best months  for the operation have proved to; be  the months of July and August.  A limb can be grafted orr opposite  sides ifv it is considered desirable, and  when the limb is cut away it will have  all the effect of two scions set in a  stump, but one scion in a limb will  usually do the best. By Ibis" method  a tree can he relopped in two years.  The method is the same that is  practised in budding trees. The bark  is cut in the same way and the scion  is put in in the place of the bud. While  no wrapping is 'necessary, it would be  better,to .wrap the limb ; in;a wet season the water will run down into the  slit, and in some cases rot will supervene before the wound closes up.  This operation is so simple that any  one who is the owner of a growing  fruit tree can test it for himself. The  scion is prepared for insertion.in the  same way that it would be for a splice  graft, and may be from two to six  inches long, with .from one to four  buds, besides thc terminal one. The  orchard owner does not have to hire  an expert to graft ; he can do it himself. Thc idea seems so revolutionary tjiat it is doubtful if it will take the  place, of stump grafting, when renewing thc tops of _ trees that bear undesirable fruit,'-but some trial'will convince the tree owner ihat it can be  done.���������C. M. Root. Omaha, in New  York Tribune.  Found Under the Sea.  At the beginning of last year some  aporige-fishers, says Mr. Edward Vicars   in  The  Pall  Mall  Magazine,  natives of the Turkish Island of Symi, in  the course of their operations near the  Island pi Anticythera, to the south of  Cape Malea, descried at the bottom of  the sea,  at a depth of some    twenty  fathoms, a number of objects, which on  closer inspection proved to be a mass  of  bronze and marble    statues, whicli  had evidently  formed    thc  cargo    of  sonic  shipwrecked vessel.    Stimulated  probjibly more by thc prospect of enriching themselves than    by    the arl-  collcciur's   enthusiasm, the   fishermen  hastened wilh tliis strange intelligence  lo Athens.    Realizing lhe significance  of thc news, thc Greek Government al i  once despatched to lire spot two ships  of  war,  with  whose    assistance    and  under whose superintendence thc divers  made a systematic search for the treasure,   ln a short time they succeeded in  bringing to the surface a quantity of  objects,   which  were  forthwith   transported to Athens.   Thc gem of the collection was the ligurc of a youth, rather  more than life-size, of singular beauty  and  the  finest    Greek    workmanship.  This exquisite,   bronze    niay, without  hesitaion, be assigned to the, age of  Praxiteles, to whose    lovely    Hermes  found at Olympia in 1877, and: now* in  the museum there, the head bears a  certain resemblance.   Indeed, it is not  too much  to   say   that   at ��������� last   the  Hermes of: Olympia has a formidable  rival to his claim to be the most beautiful statue in the world.  Mr. Vicars describes the process: of  restoration.   The head had escaped injury, but the rest of the statue was iu  fragments.   The work was done by M.  Andre   of   Paris,   for:i 20,000   francs  (������8ob).   He first constructed a sort .of  skeleton, on which he built up the statue, piece by piece/ beginning with the  lower extremities. Whenever two fragments required to be fastened together  the edges were joined by very powerful cement, and the pieces riveted on to  a framework of copper bands,  which  supported and braced them frbrii inside.  When each of the fragments had been  thus securely pieced together, each in  its proper place, the missing parts had  to be restored. ���������  When the figure had  been completely rebuilt M. Andre proceeded to cover the rivet-heads with a  kind    of putty, and then treated    thc  whole surface with ' a bronze-colored  preparation, so as to make, it of uniform hue and consistency.   The strong  Jacids in which the fragments had been  immersed for many weeks, for thc purpose of removing    the    incrustations  which so thickly coated them, had taken away all appearance of bronze from  the metal, and left it of a dull black." It  was accordingly found necessary to restore  the original  color    by artificial  means; and, though it may not be altogether pleasant, when gazing at this  exquisite figure, to reflect tliat the fine  bronze hue is the result of a thick layer ,of paste, which, moreover, conceals  rivets and seams and joints, it must be  remembered that without these aids it  would not have been possible to  restore the statue at all.   The statue is  supposed  to  represent  Paris ..holding  out*the Apple of Discord.  DEMONS OF  INDIGESTION.  Dyspepsia    and   Other  Stomach Disorders  The Cause of  Endless Misery.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets-  nature's wonderful remedy���������speedily relieve and permanently cure Wind on  the Stomach, Sour Stomach, Belching  up of Foul Gases, Nausea, Vomiting,  Loss of Appetite, Nervousness and  all symptoms of Dyspepsia and Indigestion Relieve at ence���������cure positively.  Geo. Sunderland, a prominent business  man of Wcfland, Ont., says: "After suffering for over three years with a most  distressing case of Dyspepsia, and trying innumerable remedies without obtaining any relief, my druggist persuaded  me to try a box of Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets. I was soon entirely restored to health. I am certain they will  cure the disease, in any stage whatever."  ������������������*��������� Torturing Aches and Pains.  Rheumatism is caused by aa acid  poison in the blood, and until it is eliminated and the blood purified, the bod)  will continue to be racked by aches and  pains. Hm South American Rheumatic Cure neutralizes the acid. Cure!  Rheumatism ia oae to three days to staj  cure*. N-t.8  Anecdotal.  A tourist in a: remote part mt Ireland^  having stayed the night at a wayside Inn  not usually frequented by. visitors, informed the landlord in the -norning' thai  his boots, wjiioh had been placed oatsidv  His room door, had not been touched. "Ah,  ehure," said* the landlord, ;.. "and you  moight put your watch and chain outside  your room door in this house, and they  ���������wouldn't be touched."     .    A Tinker's  Dam  A Lesson in Composition.  "Children," said the teacher, while  Instructing the cla-ss In composition,  "you should not attempt any (light*  of fancy, but simply be your.ielve*., and  write what Is In you. Do not Imitate  any other person's writings or draw Inspiration from outside sourco.i.'-  As a result of this advice Johnny  "Wise turned Jn tho following composition:  "We should not attempt -any flltca  of fancy, but rite what is ln us. In  *.ne thare Is my stumnilck, lung.i, hart,  Jlver, two apples, one piece of pin. one  ntlck lemon oandy, and my dinner."���������  Baltimore "American." :  The Signature Free..  A Genoa paper tells this delightful  story of the enterprise of the Duke of  Vcragua :���������While the descendant of  Christopher Columbus visited Chicago  he inquired at a telegraph office the  charge for a telegram of ten words to  the City of Columbus.  "Fifteen cents," answered the official,  "not including the signature,-which is  wired free."  Whereupon thc Duke wired: "Mayor,  Columbus : Shall visit your city next  Monday or Tuesday." And he signed  it: "Christobay Colon dc Toledo y Lar-  reategui de la Cerda Ramirez dc i'a-  quedanoy, Gantc Almirantc y Aclclan-  todo, Mayor de las.Judias, Marques de  Jamaica, Ducquc,, dc Veraj;tia y de la  Vega, Grande dc Espana, Senator del  Rcine, Cabatlero dc la insigne orden  del Toison d'Oro, Gran_ Cruz de. Ia  Conception de Villaviciosa, Gcntil  Hombre de Camara del Key de Espana."  The Origin of the Wild Man.  The following is told in The New  York Tribune :���������Joaquin Miller, the  California poet aud naturalist, was an  intimate friend of P. T. Barnurn. They  met abroad many years ago, and kept  in touch until thc greijt showman died.  Many are the stories which the old  poet likes to tell oi his friend, "the  "great" American-'numbuB,���������-siid-one-of  them is thc true story of the greatest  "humbug" whicli Karnum ever perpe-  ir'atcd���������"thc Wild Man of Borneo."  "It came about through Mr. Bar-  num's love of temperance and his great  kindness of heart," said the poet, in telling the story recently to friends. .VAn  old sailor who had been everywhere  and seen everything came to Barnum  one afternoon in Bridgeport, Conn.,  and asked him to buy some things  which he had carved from wood on his  last voyage across the Pacific. He  was ragged, hairy, hungry and altogether a terrible specimen.  '"Where have you been V asked the  showman.  " 'Been to Borneo,' answered the old  sailor.  " 'Well, you look it I Come in and  sit down. We are Just going to have  supper.' ........  "The sailor did come in, and after  thc meal begged Barnum to lock him  up in a cage, a cage with iron bars,  that he might refrain, from drinking.  Thus.*was the 'Wild (Vfan of Borneo',  conceived, and everyone who attended  a Barnum show remembered 'what an  object of interest Ire was to the small  boys."'''.  Knew   About   Toothbrushes.  The pupils were helnpr nxamlncjd on tho  subject of personal hygiene. A hoy was  asked, "What have you to do In order to  keep yoirr tooth sound and while.".-'  "Clenn them," was the prompt roply.  "When ought you to clean thorn?"  "Morning, noon and night."  "What aro thoy to bo'*cleaned with'/"  "With a toothbrush."  "Very good: have you a toothbrush?"  "No, Kir."  "H,-im your father a toothbrush?"  "No, 'hI.."  "Kiis your mother <t toothbrush?"  "No, sir."  "But how do you know nbout tlin .une  of loollibrtiHlicsV".  "We moll lhem, slt*."*-r,ondoii -.Tlt-.'_!t������.  Skim Milk as Pig Feed.  Prof. W. I.. Carlyle,-in the nineteen'.!! annual report of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station,  reports a seric.3 01" experiments in  feeding different varieties of swine,  including some razorbacks brought  from Indian Territory, and their progeny. We quote only the result of  experiments to test the value of skim  milk as swine food. Two lots wero  used, one of razorback and the other  of cross-bred razorbacks, Poland-Chi-  nas"arid ���������Berfcshires.  Both lots of pigs having been fed  for four weeks on a mixture of grain  fed without milk followed by seven  weeks, during which a limited quantity  of skim milk was fed in connection  with the grain, an excellent opportunity was afforded to measure the value  of skim milk as a factor in feeding  when fed with a liberal grain ration.  As soon as the skim milk was added  to the ration the rate of gain '.was  greatly increased. With skim milk  added to thc ration, both lots of pigs  _ate__n*ttich._largcr_ quantities of their_  grain, which would seem to indicate  that the addition of skim milk to an  all grain ration not only results in a  marked increase in the rate of Rrain,  but at the same time exerts a surprising influence of the appetites of the  animals, inducing them to cat much  more freely of their rations than they  were.." doing before the addition of  the skim milk to *. icir daily rations.  During the first 'our weeks of Uie  Itpcriment, when thc jiigs had no milk  A required 5W po'.n'.ii-j of ground corn,  ground rye and shorts, equal parts, to  produce 100 pounds of live weight gain  on the cross-b: cd pip.i, and 62.} pounds  of a similar mixture oi grain feed to  produce the same amount of gain on  pure-bred ra/.orbacks. Comparing the  amount of the same grain ration required to. produce 100 pounds of gain  on the salne pigs Ior the last seven  weeks of the experiment;..when approximately one' and four-tenths pounds of  skim milk was fed with each one pound  of the grain ration, we find that it required only 3,31 pounds of grain to produce too pounds gain on the cross-bred  pigs, and 364 pounds for the razor-,  backs; It will,' therefore, be��������� readily.:  seen that the feeding of the skim milk.  r-cstiUcfi in a marked saving in the grain'  feed required for ipo pounds of gain.  Each: 100 pounds of the skim milk fed  was found: to be equivalent to 6.26  pounds of grain for'the cross-bred pigs,  and to p.78 pounds of grain for the razorbacks, We cannot account for the  marked difference ir. the'effect upon.thc  two lots of pigs of feeding thc skim  milk with the grain, c't.upt that we  have itivariablv noticed that razorback  pigs never thrive well on a ration composed entirely of Cniccntratcd grain  feci- Thi;/ are always much more  healthful and thrive better when they  have' aci-.ejrs to abundant pasturage or  hulky food of some sojyt than where restricted to an iltgrain diet*  *    Water and Genlatine.  "It is a remarkable fact," according  to  The  Lancet,  "that water ��������� may    be  made  to  assume apparently the solid  form by adding 1 per cent, only of gelatin to it.   The more or less stiff jellies  used as table delicacies'contain probably over 95 per cent, of water.     The  jellyfish similarly contains only a small  percentage of solid * matter.    This remarkable property of gelatin    of rendering water,  so  to  speak,  solid has  been a problem to physicists. It is generally maintained, however, that after  all the water in a jelly is in a fluid condition, and that therefore it retains its  properties unchanged.     According to  this victv the solid condition of a jelly  is a property of the gelatin itself.    At  any rate, it" has been established that a  jelly behaves under certain physical experiments very little    differently from  water.   Thusjelly offers little more resistance to the passage of diffusing substances, than  does  pure water.   ��������� The  condition of water in a jelly, therefore,  resembles its state when absorbed by  a  highly  porous    substance    such  as  pumice-stone or sponge.      In    other  words, the gelatin on setting forms a  sort of fine spongy network, in which  the_ liquid water    is held    captive  by  capillary forces.    Gelatin is, in short,  a very capacious carrier of water, and  it is not unreasonable to suggest that in  -thosc-cascs- in^which-the-conveyance of  Borne liquids is found to be inconvenient thc use of gelatin might afford an |  easy way out of the difiiculty.   Thus, by  dissolving a very little gqlatin in milk  the milk could be carried    in    solid  blocks.    Moreover,  the    milk    would  gain rather than lose nutrient value by  thc process."  Latest Fashion Note.  Thc latest fashion letter from Paris  says that costumes made for the Con-  cottrs Hippiqtics show howprominent  the bolero is this spring.   The Paris  Horse Show is entirely a daytime function, and thc costumes worn arc mostly of the tailored variety.;    A jaunty  little suit turned out by Paquin is of a  fine pearl grey cloth.     Thc skirt has  a yoke continuing in  a narrow panel,  down  the  front and the skirt proper  hangs to this in fine pleats.     The little bolero is cut in teeth about the bottom, and 'lias a dee*  pelerine also cut  in teeth.    .These are all finished with  cloth bands piped by a line of turquoise:  blue velvet.      The yoke    of the skirt  ���������ijiakes* the belt. , The* bolero\is  worn'  [���������Atftth an embroidered linen skirt, starch-  'etl'cbllar and black cravat. '  ;   Shirt waists promise to be very elaborate this season. .Iii fact, it seems;  impossible, to find a si*1iple waist, and;  all this trimming is making a useful,  almost necessary, garment very expen--  sive.     The white lawn waists are hand .  embroidered, and inset with lace to an,  extravagant degree.     There are sonic ;  plain: skirts of fine,   white    and    ecru  linen, but, they are all hand tucked or  embroidered.     The coarse linens, the  fashionable material now,: are trimmed  with bands of effective embroidery.     A  lot of this pretty work can be done at  home of course, if one is clever. French  knots are much used, and   a   colored  chainstich edging is one of the novel-  tics of the season.  Is the bank of dirt he  makes to hold in the  melting solder.  ��������� There's nothing so , worthless a  second after except Spoon medicines  for Catarrh.  Dr.   Agnew's  Catarrhal  Powder is an antiseptic, healing  dressing, applied directly to tha  diseased surface by the patient him-.  self, who blows the powder through  a tube into his.nostrils. -      ���������'���������'".  ��������� The cure dates from the first puff.'  You  needn't  snuffle  from   coldsi  and   hay -fever,   if   you have Dr.'  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder in the  house..   It relieves colds or catarrh,  and cures headache in ten minutes;,  ���������  The American Medicine Co., Allentown. Pa.,  writes: ���������   " Your   Dr.  Agnew'B  Catarrhal  _?owder Is the best seller in ciitarrh rcmcrtie-  wehave in our store', and our. customers, praise  it very highly."  DR. VON STAN'S PINEAPPLE TABLETS ������i������  the only co*- merors of indigestion, dyspepsia  and catarrh of tbe stomach. They digest tht  fond, giving the stomach as long a holiday as It  Deeds to get well. Cured thousands, will cure  you.    Price, 35c  Curious Bits of News.  .14  A celebrated English physician asserts that the Increased height and  weight of English and Americans ln  the*last half century/are. chiefly due to.  the increased consumption of sugar.  Ha cites, in confirmation of this opinion, the fine'health of the date-eating  Arabs and the sugar-cane-eating negroes.,* \ (i  Af the recent banquet at Bonn In  honor of the German Crown Prince, at  which the Kaiser, was present, an unpleasant incident arose. The guests  thought that the beer-mugs were keepsakes and carried'off six hundred and  fifty of them. The "BorusslaV ,\ corps,'  which acted as host, instead of settling  for the mugs, ; has ..asked * tha* guests  who carried them,away either, to re-,  turn them or tojsend thirty cents eaclf-  to the proprietor of the restaurant  where the banquet was held.  THE GREAT  SOUTH  AMERICAN  NERVINE  Will first feed  Bar Shattered Nerves; then strengthened by It they will put,every vital  organ to * work vigorously. The liver  will -do its __������re, the heart -will have  blood to pump, the nerves will be quiet.  The womnn will b_ beautiful again.  'Mrs. James Edge,  Postmistress of  Edge Hill, Ont, writes:  ���������;;:"l have had indigestion and dyspepsia .  for nearly ten years.   At timeslcoiild  eat "nothing. *After takine two bottles  bf South American Nervine I wai entirely *woll and am in perfect health."'  Ti. drest Soot- A_-_rl_i_ Kllsty Can dissolves and washes out waste matter at  once from kidneys and bladder, and  simultaneously begins the building up  of new tlssuM. .Relief in six hours.  Sk /v  fib  ���������L*<"~  \  ���������h&h&bo    ������o9������of*������o9*  < (001"Y*B"O__T*__**]  To Set Her Free  By Florence Warden  HI    Author of "The House in the Marsh," "A Prince of Darkness,"  Efl etc"'etc"  H____M__M^W^jifi������      -������&������������&������*������Q������  "I must go and hear what he says  about you, dear," cooed Norma, bending  over him con-Kingly.  "You will not. I forbid you. Sit  down."  Tremblingly Norma obeyed. And Dt.  Wharles hud to go nway without a word  to her.  Ten minutes passed, during which Norma sat silent and submissive by* the bedside.   Then Astley spoke.  "Norma, kiss mc"  Did he suspect anything? There was  a world of anguish rn her eyes as they  met his, and a sob escaped her lips as she  presaed them to his forehead.  But ho made no remark; it cut her to  the heart, though, to see the 'uneasy/  glances which he threw at her in the  course of that day and the next.  On this second day he was allowed to  Set up, and it was while he was sitting  y the fire in his room, late'in the after  noon, that Norma, making the excuse of  ��������� letter to write, slipped out of the room,  ran to her own apartment, and taking  the twenty-five pound notes which ehe  had received by post from her London  tank that morning, ran downstairs very  quickly, and into the same long dark  corridor by which Lottie had entered  and auitted tlie house two evenings previously. **"  Norma had in the meantime-found out  that this corridor, which was in the most  unfrequented part of thc big house, led  to a little side-door into tho garden,  which was always unlocked. .  It was dusk, and there was a thick  mist over the grits... Nobody was likely  to see her, and Norma, who had not  been out of the house before since her  arrival, had no difiiculty in making her  way to the orchard without fear oi spying eyes. The lights glowed in the windows of the servants' quarters, but the  upper part of the house looked dark and  gloomy: Norma, sped over the grass,  dashed through the shrubbery, aud into  the sparsoly filled orchard, where the  whitened tree steins looked ghostly in  the gloom.  Lottie was waiting, shy,-timid, grateful, hysterical again. Norma gave her  the packet of notes, waited for no  thanks, *___[ turned to flee back into the  * hoasa.  She had scarcely got into the shrubbery, however, when sho heard -a man's  hunried footsteps, and almost shrieked  witb te-rror when she found herself in  the jmsb ot Astley, who, trembling, stag-  gerK Seized her arm and glared into  her fogs. - '  "Wkat are you doing out here?"said  he hoarsely.  -    CHAPTER XII.  "Aat&eyl y������i here!  .Out in  the cold  and damp!    Oh, how could you?    How  oould yout   Come in, come indoors this  *- nrfmitel"    ������������������-,. *-,.  Nonas, spoke as if to a perverse child,  ' C-ridu-gly, affectionately, and as she spoke  led.him towards the bouse by the door  which' she  had  used. ��������� Submissively  he  limped along, and as to all his enquiries  as te what she herself had been doing in  the orchard she would say nothing but  " "Sh-shl     I'll   tell    you    presently," he  dropped into silence, apparently satisfied  . by her manner, and content* to wait her  good pleasure-lor an explanation.  Se they went upstaus, quietly, like  two naughty children, afraid of being  caught after an escapade; and it was not  until they were back, again-in Astley's  room that, he turned -to her, and again  demanded-why she had gone out in the  fog.  "Don't you know," said she, evading  his question, "that 1 haven't been outside tlie house since I earne here? .Surely you could spaie me those few minutes I"  **You   are making   excuses,"   said  he,  sharply.   ,"You went out  to see some-  ' one?   Come,(Was it Wharles?"  -Norma was ablo to laugh at this question.  "Iir. Wharles! No, indeed il was not!  If you must be inquisitive and pry irtto  things which really don't concern you nt  all, 1 went ant to sec a woman, a poor  woman who.mis in, want of money."  ,"What woman?   You don't know anv*  ing in a few da\'9.   I meant to tell you  so."  He seemed to bo rather taken nbsick  by this reply. , After n short pause, during which ho hnd leaned back in his  elrnir, and Norma had felt the greatest  difiiculty in keeping hack the tears, ho  bent forward again to say;  "Bather sudden this, isn't it? You  had made up your mind to stay, so I  understood. Have I grown too unbearable?"  His lover-like tone nnd manner thrilled  Norma through and through. She dared  not look round, but sat very still" and  upright, clasping her hands on her knees  and looking solemnly at the fire.'.".':  It wag horribly hard to do what was  right, what was best for him. She was  longing to turn Iter eyes to his to whisper to nim that she was ready, then and  always, to give her life to hun, to ba his  slave, his nurse in sickness, anything to  be near him. But even while these passionate longings filled her heart, her intelligence, quickened in tho service of thc  man she loved, told her that there was  no safety for him or for her but in sueh  semblance of coldness as sho could put  on. The puzzle of Lottie's reax ���������*_arance  must first be cleared up: and before  that, Astley must be himself again, well  enough to bear tho terrible shock in  store for him.  So she maintained, though at great  cost to herself, an attitude of rigidity  and apparent indifference, as she said  deliberately after o. few moments' pause:  "You are always kind, always charming. I should like to stay here longer.  But I've been thinking things over, and  I've decided, if you'll let me, to go to  London and see my mother's lawyers,  and make them understand how I am  placed. I'm sure Iiought to do this, anil  that I ought to have arranged, to go before."  Astley drew back, hurt.  "Oh, of course I shouldn't think of putting any obstacle in1 tho way of your  going to see your lawyer's, or anyone  else. Do you propose to earry out the  programme you had previously ananged  for yourself? Is the East End of London to be your future home?"  She tried to answer, but her voice  broke. He softened immediately, but yet  through the kindfwoids he used it'was  easy to see that he wus offended, puzzled,  suspicious.'     , ���������   '       .  "I  didn't  mean   to  he  unkind.    Of  course ypu aie free to cart/ out-your  ���������intention   if you choose.. It was understood from the fiist that each was to go  his own way, wasn't it?" 1  Norma, fighting against the tears, gave  a sickly little inclination of the head towards the 'glowing fire.'       .   '  "And if I was vain enough 'to fancy  that I,had made such an attractive invalid, had taken my gruel so beautifully, and. swallowed Wharles's poisonous  draughts so gracefully, that you' would  never have the heart to adhere to your  original intention, why, that's my lookout, isn't it?"  A stifled sob was'Norma's only answer. Astley looked at her for a moment, leaning back in his own chair, and  holding up his head in an offended manner, as if he expected her to turn suddenly and make amends. But when she"  did nothing of the kind, but still sut  staring, and persistently turning away  her face, with a stillness of manner  which showed" no intention of relenting  ever so little, he leant abruptly from his  chair, and began to walk up and down  the room. _ 7  Something rose in Norma's heart that  forced her to move, to speak. If her life  had depended upon her, silence, she could  not have let thi3 man, who had saved her  life, who had sacrificed himself, ko she  felt, for her, juice up arrd down, replies'-,  dissatisfied, without giving him so much  as a woid of sympathy or tenderness.  So sl'.e unclasped her hands, and just  said "Oh!" ever so softly below her  breath., But not so low* but that it  caught Astley's eur, nnd brought him  back quickly, glowing, tender, p.issionate,  to her side. Tho next moment he was  upon his knees beside lier low chair, his  "It's true, great Heavens, it's true I'  said he hoarsely.  And with a trembling hand he held  out to her a letter in a woman's handwriting.  "It's from her, from Lottie. There'!  no trick. It's no forgery. Read it, read  it!" stammered he as he threw hirasell  into a chair.  Without a word Norma took the letter, which was short and scrawled in a  rather peculiar band, and, first dashing  her hand across her eyes, which were for  the moment dim and moist, she read  these words:  "Dear Astloy���������-It's all true, and I confess it. Will you ever forgive me foi  this deceit? They say you won't, but  I think I know you hotter. You cared  for mo once; enn't you forgive mo and  caro for me again? Your unhappy wifo,  "LOTTIE."  When Norma had rend it, sho laid it  down on the table, and unit Astley's eyes  wilh a long look. Both felt that there  was no longer room for hope.  body here yet.   You aie telling me falsehoods.   Why do you do it?"  He stamped angrily on the floor, us ' head resting on her shoulder.  - he lenned-against-the-manlelpieee.-_-.or-4-���������^Why-are-you unkind-_-Why-do-you*  ma thought it best to take a high hand ' blow hot and eold with the same biealh?  with him.  "Sit down," sho said peremptorily, "sit  down hero this moment. You don't know  what harm you may have done to yourself by going out in the damp, when you  aie scarcely convalescent after fever*"  "Feverl Nons'ensol I was nil right. |  It was "only that fool Wharlcs who "lio-io '  to pretend I was ill, in order to get his >  foot into the houso!" said Astley, on- >  griW. |  Norma would not listen to him.   She ���������  insisted on his seating himself ugain in '  the cosy armchair which had been put j  In the corner hy the Uro for him, and  then sho rang the bell for tea, and busied  herself among thc medicine bottles which  stood in a row on a side-table.  Suddenly Astley's voice!rang ot''  peremptory accents:  "Put those things down. ..u come  here."  The voice thrilled hei, but she would  Why do I see love in your eyes, and yet  ' (car cold words, cruel words, from your  , lipsT Oh, Norma, Norma, woman's an  i ���������nigma always! Why do you do this,  ��������� .child? What silly-fancy is iir your mind?  I Don't you know that I love you, and  j thnt you nre nry wife?"  ' His hands were on her arms, his pleading eyes were raised to her face. Norma  | could* not bear it. With a low, heart-  J bioken cry she drew awny und stood up.  ! "No, no, no," she cried, in a voice  . broken by sobs, "not your wife.   Oh, if  ft at hi J samived the news with a stars  of utfc* finezedulity. Then he laughed  quite easily.  ��������� "Oh, nonsense," said he; "who's'been  telling you that stuff? Ah, I know I I  can guess! That beast Wharles���������and his  wife���������of course!"  And he stamped his foot, not in consternation, but in vivid anger.  Norma looked at him, half in hope and  half in fear. There was moro to tell  him, unhappily.  "It's true," faltered she. "Really, really true. Astley, I've seen her. She came  here: she tried to force her way into the  room when you were lying ill. And you  ���������'that's the worst part of it all, I think  ���������even in your delirium you recognized  her voice, her footstep!"  But, earnest as her tone was, clear ns  were her words, Astley persisted in his  attitude of utter disbelief in her story.  "Oh, no, no, it's some trick," said he.  "It's sonic plot laid by that doctor nnd  his precious wife. Oh, I know it is! I'm  sure of it. Only wait till I've come face  to frtco with tlicm, and you'll sec." He  had turned awny for a moment, so angry  that he could scarcely trust himself to  speak. Then lie c.guin faced her, with  his eyes aflame. "They dared introdudo  her into my house, this woman, whoever  sho wns, and let her speak to you! It's  an insult I'll make that cur pny for.   I'll  Norma sprang across the room, and  laid a restraining hnnd upon his arm.  "Listen," she said, "just listen."  But he would not.    He turned upon  her, and went on, as furiously us ever.  "They mado you pay, of course.   Tell  me, you had to pay her something, had  you not?  Ah!   That was what you were  doing out in the orclrardl    Come, you  may as well confess, since I've mode a  good guess."  Reluctantly Norma,acknowledged that  he was rigiit.  "I did give her some money," she admitted,  imploringly, "but she was  not  rude' or cruel to me.    She was gentle,  ashamed of herself.   I felt half sorry for  her, 1 did indeed!"  "Sorry!" cried Astley, "sorry for this  Impostor, this adventuress!"  "I  shouldn't  havo  been  sorry  if  I'd  thought she wns thnt," said Norma, earnestly, "but indeed I'm afraid you won't  think that either   when you come face  to face with her. * Sho wanted to see  you, you know."  "She  said she did,"  retorted  Astley,  obstinately.    "But you'll  find, when  it  comes to the point, the lady will have  disappeared.   Oh, to think you could be  taken in so easily!   Come, kiss me, child,  kiss me; you are my wife, never fear!"  And he flung his arm round her, and,  with  a  loud laugh  which  was  not  as  hearty   as   he   intended   and    believed,  pressed his lips to hers, and told her not  to be afraid.  But through all his almost boisterous  assurances that all would be well, Norma- detected  a vague,  unacknowledged  uneasiness;  and she was not  surprised  when he presently sank into moody silence, and sat back in his chair, with an  air  of   reserve  and  gloomy   foreboding  which contrasted strongly with his first  Tcccption of the news.  She,  on  her  side,  had  by  this  time  grown  so accustomed to the * miserable  position of affairs that she was complete  mistress  of  herself, and  waa  presently  able to steal gently to Astley's side, te  thrust .a loving hand, into his, and to  *try_ to console him for the fresh misery  which, so ahe declared, it was she herself  who had brought upon him.-.   ���������  By this time he was feeling ill and  weak from the strain of "strong emotion,  aeting upon a frame enfeebled by fever  and'by-his premature exertion of the  afternoon. ���������' ,  He began to shiver again, and Norma  was full of fears for him, and. dreaded en  recurrence of the fever that night.  Astley was rather glad of these symptoms, since they gave him a right to her  renewed attentions. When she expressed  her intention of sitting up with-him, he  made but a faint murmur of pio test,  and,she felt comforted in her heart of  hearts at having this excuse for remaining near him.  Ho passed a peaceful night, on the  whole; though he stalled up from time  to time complaining that ho had bad  dreams. And towards morning he slept"  quietly enough for Norma to slip out of  the room and away to her own vast  apartment, where, with tcais in her eyes,  slie began to prepare her things for packing.  Go she must, and soon. ' Sire felt sure  that a rude awakening was in store for         .    .    _,  .. ,  ,  Astley, if indeed he was as confident ns, guessedT was Lottie; but he* restrained  he pretended that it was only a trick himself: and after he bad waited a cou-  which had been,played upon her for the pie of minutes, the door by which he had  purpose  of extorting money.    And  she   entered   opened,   and    not     only   Mrs.  did not'feel stiong enough to stand firm     against his entreaties to her to remain  near him, while at the same time she  CT-AI-TI-l. XIII.  "What shall wo do?" asked Norma  hoarsely, after a long pause.  Astley pulled himself together, and,  snatching rrp the letter, buttoned it up  in his coal-pocket with nn air of determination.  "I shall go round to the Wharles'  house.* Sho is staying with them, yon  see. I shrill see her, tell her plainly that  I mean to go on with the case against  her, and let her know, nt the same time,  that she will be-provided for. I think  that, will put.'an. end'to* all difficulties,  as she and the family have shown plainly enough thnt tliey look at the whole  business in the most sordid way."  "And' if���������supposing you eari't prove  anything. \ou know they say you  can't."  "I don't believe it," said he shortly.  "The information 1 received about her  conduct was, too cireuinstairtiirl. There,  there, I can't bear to hnve to talk nbout  it to you." L'e *��������� topped irr front of her,  with a look,of lire dcepc-h solieilnde or'  his face. "I don't know what to do for  the best oa regards you," he went orr  tenderly. "Perhaps 1 shall know better-  when���������when I've seen ilicso people."  * And he turned away abruptly, and  walked towards thc door.  Norma ran .after him, and tried to  smile into his face.  "You are not to trouble'your head  about me," she said gently. "I'm not  unhappy, and nothing they can do will  rnnke me unhappy. Remember that, lt  is for you, you only that I'm concerned  m this matter.   Not for myself.   Really."  Then she ran back again, and he, after  a moment's hesitancy, restrained his inclination to go back to hur, and saying,  in a low voice: "Thanks, thanks, dear,"  he left thc room quickly.  A little later she saw a dog-car!  brought round to thc front door, and  Astley, wrapped up to the eyes, got in  beside the groom, to whom ho loft 'the  driving.  He had lost no time.  ��������� The doctor's houso was in a road ou  the outskirts ef Blackdale, and was a  conventionally fanciful red brick house  of the usual modern suburban type,  standing at tlie corner of a road, with a  little bit of garden-in front, and a little  bit more behind.      '  .  There was, a brass plate on the door,  and there' were 'flower-boxes of rather  showy colors in the windows; and the  lace curtains were pink, and wero arranged in a fashion more eccentric than  tasteful. The whole house 6eemed "to  wean a sort of ostentatious air of being  inhabited by people who thought themselves of moie importance -'than 'their  neighbors, so Astley thought'as he' got  down from tlio dog-cart aud walked up  the garden-path.  He asked for Dr. Wharles, but was  told by the servant that he had started  on his morning tound. Then for Mrs.  Wharles. Yes, the doctor's wifo was al  home, and Astley" was "shown into the  drawing-room, a front room on the right,  furnished in the worst of would-be elegance.  As he entered, the folding doors which  eut the room in half*were hastily shut,  and Astley heard whispering, scuffling,  and then the closing of a door.    '  He caught also the sound of a suppressed laugh, and the anger whicli already possessed him against these in-  tiiguing, greedy people increased tenfold.  He was seized hy an impulse to tear  open the folding-doois and to confront  the giggling women, one of whom, as he  'A DARKTOWN STAR.  6ha Ba*___*d to RIDS Before the Recorder SS  the _-������_t IMclarie  "���������Blandy Matthews Is a Darktown  Btai',** stated the officer when a Crooked  Alley belle's name was called.  "Where is Mandy'-" asked the recorder. .=���������=__-������������������  The court bailiff and clerk made a  search, but Mandy was not found.  Tho turnkey was appealed to, and he  stated that he had sent up all the pris*  oners.  The bailiff then made a sensational  '���������aiscovery. Mandy was in the male  ���������waiting room, attired in male clothae.  "I understood you to say," remarked  the recorder to the policem**.n, "that  Mandy was a star in Darktown. She  seems to p__o up here as the lost  IMclade."  "I hain't no star nur sun nur moon,  noeder," said Mandy. "I'so jest nut-in'  but ole Mundy Matthews, an' ricra  hain't no uso ter bo callin' me outer  my name, needcr."  Tho officer swore that Mandy hnd f.cil  drunk on corn llt'iioi*. una v.* Iron '.ho  people ln Crooked 4IIoy objocted to he*  cursing she begun a batll-j with pjcIsj  ami munitions of war.  "AVhat does tho star say about tho  charges?" the recorder asked tho woman.  "I sez dat hit am er hull lot of fabar-  kashun," replied Mandy, with great Indignation, lending vehemence to her  speech. "Hit's all de work of er lyin*.  generashun of vipers.''     .  "Tell me, Mandy," urged the recorder, "why you ore dressed in male attire?"  "I wus er praetlcln' for de Darktown  drematick club," was the reply, "'and  had on my rigs and togs fer de play,  When de perlleo dimmed."  "I'm going to fine you $10.75 for  wearing those clothes on the streets,"  announced Reoorder Broyles. "When  a woman passes off for a male in Atlanta she will certainly get stamped aa  a crool: or fraud. I tell you this much',  so that you may be better posted in the  future.���������Atlanta Constitution.  Humor of the Hour.  I were!"  And, scarcely uttering the last words  in a voice loud enough to be heard, she  buried her face in her hands, and, leaning against the mantelpiece, sobbed as  if the very springs of life and joy were  broken within her.  Astley stood still for a'moment, misunderstanding her. Was she so modest,  so silly, as to doubt him?   Did she think  not come.   She wns afraid.   So she mado ��������� ho waa -?���������?*��������� in earnest?   Could she have  an excuse, without looking round  "I must just see flrst which of these  bottles can be thrown away now. There's  ftw; twin S m*c3t, ������������.-? that: and there's  Then she felt herself seized and drawn  away irom tiie tahlo, and a moment  biter sho was seated in a low chair by  the fire, and Astley, in his chair, was  leaning over her.  "Whon are yon going to London to  take up your abode in the East End,  l_udy Darwen?"  Norma turned red' turned white,  looked down at the carpet, trembled and  said nothing. Astley patted her hand  Sharply:  "Come, answer me, when are you going. You came up here to oblige me,  ana you were good enough to stay because I wns ill; but now that I'm all  right. again, surely you're dying to get  aW_-'yl ,_ _, _���������*.   , ia .... ^ t..,    I n*"8** tc" 7������"' 1 must* a  Norma waited till she sould trust her    fQ ___.,,.     *,/.��������� n.n.not _���������  aioe, and then said solemnly:   Im go*    sha���������Lottie���������is ahvst"    v  fates.  any doubt as lo his feelings lor her?  Wondering, doubting, uneasy, yet  touched to the quick by her distress, he  drew near to her step by step, until he  was able to lay his hand lightly upon her  shoulder.  The thrill which ran through hex, the  sigh which escaped her lips seemed to be  answer enough to his doubts.  "_vly wife," said he, below his breatk,  "my little wife, look up at me, look up,  I say. Don't you know that even if you  did marry me at a registry oflice you  are bound to obey me?"  ,  His playful tone, which yet did not  hide the 'deep earnestness underneath,  forced from her another cry, more heartbroken than before. Losing her prudence, her dear-bought reticence at one  breath, she raised a flushed and quivering face to his, stammering out amid hei  sods:  "Oh, don't, don't, you break my heart!  though I meant  'max   w-w-wifel  She���������Lottie���������U aBver" "  felt certain that nothing but misery  could come to him through her staying  at Darwen Haigh if the truth of Lottie's  existence in the flesh weie once demonstrated beyond any doubt.  When Dr. Wharles came thnt morning  she" would~have-gone -to~meetrhimj_but"  Astley, who hnd not yet got up, sent  Martin to command, rather than to request her to come to him.  "That fellow Wharles has dared to'  turn up," growled Astley as soon as Norma came to his bedside. "I won't seo  him.   And neither shall vou."  "But���������"  "I'll have no buts. You're to do as I  tell vou.   Do you hear?"  "Yes," said Norma meekly, as she  will-dicw a step or two, white and tremulous. *  "Then you may go," said he.  He wns snappish, peremptory, irritahlo  beyond his it orrt. She went back to her  room, and heard with a fast-beating  heart the wheels of the doctor's gig on  the drive. She had wanted an explanation with him above all tilings, and slie  dreaded the attitude Astley was taking  up.  When she went downstairs, and sat  alone at breakfast in the dreary morning-room .at   the   front   of   the   house,  Wharles,  but her widowed sister, Mrs.  Finch, came in.  Ho bowed coldly to them both.  "Where is Lottie?" he asked abruptly.  "She worr't come," said Mrs. Wlnulcs.  "Sho's afruid of what you would say to  her."  Astley shrugged his shoulders.  "She must ijak that," said he_shortly.  Tdoh't" mean to'leave life house till T~  have seen her."  Mrs. Wharles turned to her sister, who  was a much less showy-looking person  .linn "herself, very well but quietly  dressed, aad of more simple nnd straightforward manners than thc doctor's wife.  . "Emmeline," said Mrs. Wharlcs, "go  and tell her she must-come. Sir Astley  Vsists." Then, ns Mn. finch went out,  sho continued: "You mustn't be surprised  at Lottie's - shyness. She's awfully  aslmmed of herself, and sorry now, for  what sho did.   Did you get her letter?"  "Yes," said he. "But of course forgiveness is out of the question. Unless  someone had suggested it to her, I'm  suro she would never havo conceived it  possible that I could entertain sueh an  idea. Does she consider the frightful position she placed another woman in by  her wicked freak?"  "Well, well, we never thought yon  would marry again so soon, you know,"  said the doctor's wife, who seemed, ho  thought, to be taking things very coolly,  Where the Golf llalU C������*  * ���������'Slimson," said the young man who  delighted in golf, "was heart-broken  when he' lost the sixth golf ball tho  other day, when we were playing up in  Dutchess county. He is a serious  minded individual, and when he saw  the last hard rubber sphere go into 'tho  drink' he sat down ou a bunker and  looked at me very solemnly and deliberately.  " 'This is inexcusable,' said he, 'when  a man loses golf balls in such a way as  this he either ought to find them or  give up the game for good, lt shows  .very weak character.'  "That last ball had gone Into a pond,  and there seemed to-be something so  ridiculous about the idea of a man  searching a place like that for a ball  that all of us, the doctor, the student  and I, began to laugh.  "The pond was near the end of the  links, and it was a slimy bit of water.  It was Just about wide enough, to get  a ball over it. There might have been  bo trouble provided that were dry land  for that distance, but the shine of the  water always made you pause and wink.  and think, and as a result the ball generally made a gentle little splash,' and  you stood on the bank expressing .your  feelings as beet'you could.  ^"The caddies grinned behind their*  nands as Slimson slowly took off his  ���������variegated stockings and'rolled up his  abbreviated trousers. He was a sight.  The edge-of, the pool was lined .with  black slime, and as Slimeon went'in  he nearly fell, into the pond. Hs  caught himself Just in time, and started at the exploration again. He had  a sapling ln one hand, and he locked  for all the world like an Indian wading a stream to hide his trail.  "He stepped on a tin can and rolled  and pitched like an Atlantic liner ia  heavy seas. The water was above his  knees. He stooped down and plunged  his arm down, to the shoulder. Tho  .sleeve of his resplendent shirt had been  insecurely rolled. It slipped > from Its  moorings and was dyed by the blackened water. He lifted up his clinched  fist and broughtvup what looked like a  bit of coal. He washed the black  .thing about ln the water a little, and  there, sure enough, was a golf ball.  " 'Well,' said I, 'I hope that you aro  satisfied. Do you thiult that it paid  for all the trouble?'  "He did not say a word., He went  groping around the bottom o������ .that  pond and brought up another ball. He  kept right at it, arid when he waa  through he had rescued thirty-seven  halls.  " 'Yes,' said ho, 'I think it was worth  while.'"  If it is true that bassos are bow-legged and tenors knock-kneed, as certain  New York letter writers contend,  should we not expect to find a falsetto  voice accompanied by a false set of  legs I j   _  m  First Caddie���������I've got a snap.  Second Caddie���������What doin'?  First Caddie���������Chaperonln*. De ������Id  man give me $i to tell him every time  de dude kissed his daughter, an' de  dude give me $i not to tell.���������Chicago  News.  ��������� ���������  Shakespeare made a mistake. What  Antony really said was, "The people  that men do get after them."���������Princeton Tiger.  ��������� ���������  When Mistress  Dolly seeks the play  Her shoulders show her sealskin;  But -when she sits within* the box,  She then displays her real skin.  ���������  Mr. Maginnis (reading newspaper)���������  A man fell siventeen stories down an  clevathor shaft.  .Mrs. Maginnis���������Poor crayther. An'  did it hurt him mooch?  Mr. Maginnis���������Faith   it did, but he  didn't fale it.���������Kansas  City Journal.  .. ��������� *  Mrs. Gotrox���������Are you really going  to move ? _ I thought you were well  satisfied with your house?  Mrs. Purseproud���������So 1 am.    But it  is the only way to show the neighbors  all my new furniture.���������New York Sun.   ���������   He���������You say that automobile accident was caused by a misplaced switch?  She;���������Yes; thc dear girl tried to fix it  and steer her auto at the same time-  Judge.  ��������� .   A man was taken on  as a laborer  in one of the large shipbuilding yards  pn the Clyde. The first job he had to  do was to carry some rather heavy  planks. He had been about an hour  carrying them, when he went up to  the foreman and said:���������  "Did Ah tell you ma name whin Ah'  started?"   .  ' "Aye," said the foreman. "You said  it was Tamson."  "Oh, that's a' richt," replied the man,  looking over at the pile of planks he  had yet to carry. "Ah wis wunncrin'  it you thocht Ah said it wis Samson."  ���������Tit-Bits.' ,  ��������� _  Little Boy (offering a glass of water)  ���������Please drink this, mister.  Caller���������Certainly,. but why do you  wish me tp take it ?  Little  Boy���������Because    mother    says  that you drink like a fish, and I wanted  to see how it looks.���������The Wrinkle.  _  "I'm afraid your friend is not a man  of much depth."  "He ain't, eh." said Colonel Stilwell  of Kentucky. "I want to tell you that  if that man had as much liquor outside  him as-he can-put inside, he'd be in  danger of drowning."���������Washington  Star.  "My uncle died yesterday, .sir, and I  want you to officiate.      Can you say  something nice about him r"  "But I didn't know him."     ,  "Good 1      .You're just  the  man."���������  Life.  Hindi was shut in by leafless trees and j "I've no doubt if you hadn't been in such  unutterably depressing, she saw a per-   B hurry to marry again, you would soon  Had to get It Done.  ��������� An"intelllgent -looklng-boy'wallced  Into a grocer's shop thc other day, and  reading from a paper said:  "I want six pounds of sugar at 2'/id.  A pound.  "Yes," said the shopman, "that will  be one and three halfpence."  "Eleven pounds of rice at l%d. a  pound."  "One and fourpenco halfpenny,"  commented thc grocer.  "Four pounds of tea at lc. 8d. a  pound."  "Six and eight."  And so he continued: "Five poumJs  of coffee at Is. 10d.; seven ti.is of milk  at Ei*_d.; four tins of tomatoes at C'/id.;  eight tins or sardines at Is. l%d."  The fhnpman made but the bill and  handed it to the lad, saying: "Did your  mother sond the money or does sha  .want them entered?"  "My mother didn't send me at all,"  (.aid the boy. seizing hold of the bill  "It'p my arithmetic lesson, and I had*  to get it done somehow."  son' who looked, she thought, like a doctor's man-servant, approaching the house  with a letter in his hand. She rose to  ber feet, feeling sure that he had brought  a letter for herself from the doctor or  his wite. She looked at the clock, nnd  saw that enough time had elapsed for  Dr. Wharles to rcneh home, to write and  send a note to her, demanding an explanation of Astley's lefusnl to see him.  But no one tame into Ih. room., And  presently Norms saw ihe mini returning  down the drive toward** the lodge gates.  As she stood n.t the window, watching  and wondering whether il was I *> Astley  the doctor hnd wiitlon. bhe ht. rd the  halting footsteps she knew in the hall  outside, and ran to t'he door, just as Astley opened it and came in.'  He was white as the dead, and shaking  (ike a leaf.  have had a Wild letter from Lottie, beg-  flrini*; your forgive.ncss."  .To be Continued.)  Shirt waists and dainty  linen are made delightfully  clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap. is  A Sidtiihle .tppllcdut.  Some people want something for  nothing, an exchange taht is by no  means equitable. Thc following story  is told of a recent advertiser, whose  like is to be encountered frequently.  .  The announcement ran:  "A lady, In delicate hal'h, wishes to  meet wit ha useful companion. S're  must be domesticated, musical, ea ly  riser, amiable, of good appearance,  and have some experlenc of n-ne 'i?.  Total abstainer preferred. C.mf rt-  able home.   No salary."  Shortly afterward this estimable  give-me-everything-for-nothlng lady  received a parcel bearing the famHiu  ���������Inscription: "This side up, witb  care."    It contained a   meek looking  "Well, my dear,"( said the economical young husband, joyously, "I have  cut off another item of expense.*-We  can'lay by, 30 cents more each, day." ��������� -  "You dear, good boy How have  you'done it?"'"    .  "Why. instead of going to lunch" I  just walk' up and down the thronged  street for half an hour."    "Well?" "   , '~7',',r~m"mmm,  "Well, by that time the street sweepers have filled me so full of dust that  a glass of water is all I want."���������  Brooklyn Eagle.  ?Ha. ha!" laughed the first street  railway magnate, who was Roing  'through his ~mail. "Here's a funny  letter."  "What# is it?" n**kcd the second  street railway magnate.  "Oh, the usual bunch  of complaints  about the service," explained the first  speaker, but, it is srVncd 'A Patron ol  Twenty  Years'   Standing.' "���������Judge.  '      .         ���������   Three-year-old Jack had pulled a  large bunch of nasturtiums in his  grandmother's yard, although strictly  forbidden to touch the flowers.  A court-martial was held, with  grandma as judge advocate.  "Jack," she said, "who pulled grandma's flowers?"  J With a sad coup'(-nance the beautiful little fellow replied: "Kathleen"  (his elder sister).  _ Then the_ grandfather, a rather stern  "old gentleman, and a great stickler for  truth, spoke up:  "Jack, be a man. -nd say 'I did it.' **  With a beaming expression of relief  Jack cried out, "Oh, yes, grandpa did  it"���������Judge.  ���������      _  Johnny (aged eight)���������When I was  two years old and my big brother was  six, was he three times ts old as I ?  Teacher���������Yes.  Johnny���������And when I was four and  he was eight, was he' twice as old as  I?  Teacher���������Certainly.  Johnny���������And now I'm eight and he's  twelve, is he only once and a half as"  old as I am ?  Teacher���������Yes.     Why ?  Johnny���������Well, how long will it take  mc to catch up to him ?���������New York  Times.  Anecdotal.  The death of Ll Hunsr Chang- recall*  many stories 01 the "^rand old man" ot  China. None Is more amusing���������andt  none more to the point, seeing that hla  final Illness was superinduced by da***  vouring* a whole roast duck���������than tha  following: While in England .Li waa  presented with a valuable terrier by tha  then Prince of Wales. Later the-Prtnea  received a special letter ot acknowledgment, In which ihe Chinaman thanked  Albert Edward for his present. "I enjoyed him very much," -concluded th������  letter. Presumably the poor terrier  had met with a far different fate fronx  any that had heen thought oC.by.taa  Prince tn making the present.  Tact Is by nd means a common possession. A man who wan bicycling la  Southern France was pushing his machine up a steep hill when he overtook:  a peasant with a donkey cart who waa.  rnHklns but little p-ojrrc���������', tho'igh tha  donkey was doing his be*,!. The benevolent <.>cil-t, putting hlM left hand  :igalnst the bntk of the cart -and guiding his machine with the other hand,  pushed "o hard that the donkey, t-altlnr  hesh courage, pulled his lond up to tha  top successfully. The **unimlt reached,  the peasant burst Into thanks to hla  benefactor. "It was good ot you. Indeed,  monsieur," he protested **I should never ln the world ha\c got up the bill  with only one donkey."  Abe Lincoln, though captain of a  company ot Illinois volunteers enlisted  during an Indian uprising under "Elacle  Hawk," knew \ery little of mllltarr  rules. One day he was drilling hla  men, and they were marching twenty  abreast across a field, when lie wished  to pass through a gate Into tha  next field "I could not lor the life ot  me." said Lincoln afterwards, "recall  the proper word of command for getting my company endwise so that lt  could get through the gate; so, as wa  came near the gate 1 shouted: Thla  company Is dismissed for two minutes, when It will fall in again on tha  other side of the gate * " When he became a great public man,,Lincoln told  no story with more gusto than he did  this one.  Tihe brldge-bullder -siltb Stonewall  Jackf-on's army was a rare character.  if the following story be true- The Union soldiers, retreating from, the valtey  of Virginia, burned a bridge over the  Shenandoah Jackson, who wanted to  pursue, sent for his old brldge-hullder.  'Sir," he sa.d, "you must keep men at  work all day and all night, and finish  that bridge by to-morrow morning-. My  engineer shall "give you a plan." Old  Miles saluted and w Ithdrew. Early tha  next morning the geneial sent for Mltea  again. "Well, sir," said Jackson, "did  the engineer give you the plan for the  bridge?" "General,)" said the old man,  slowly, "the bridge is done, I-, don't  know whether the picture Is or not."  A    well-known    Scotch    "meentiter",  took up golf, and, despite great prac-  1 ice, could not succeed In passing tbe  iyro stage    His simple exclamations ot   .  "Tut,   tut,". "Oh,   dear,   now,"   "Well,'-*  .well,"   and "the  like,   were  plain   evl-  -  dences of a perturbed tpirlt. . One day.  when   the   perspiration   flowed   freely **,  from  his  lofty  brow   and   his  honest  countenance shone with  a lustie and  radiance which, alas!  was not-due ta -  calmness of soul. but. rather the heat  of the sun and lus laborious efforts to  move the obstinate gutta-percha from  its station on the tee, he was tempted  to indulge In strong language.   "I-ear.  dear, hut I'll have to gie lt ujj  I'll hava  /"to gle lt up!" he said at last, with a  despairing look at the "ball.    "Give up ***  the  game,  Mr   D !"  exclaimed  hla  friend, who had been a'witness of*his  attempts.,, "Na, na, the ineenistiy,"  answered the other, with a srgh.  -   An hotelkeeper in the Catbkills put up  a sign as an advertisement   "Fifty dollars will be paid  to anyone who can  bead this hotel for two dollars a day."  Not long afterwards a'sllck fellow'ar-  riied.    He occupied a room and.jtoote  three square meals,  then he vanished.  The proprietor had lum ahesfed by tha  village constable, under the charge oC  defrauding or "beating ' his "hotel    Tha(  fellow   hired   a  country  lawyer,   who  promptly sued the landlord for the fifty  dollars reward, claiming biat it was a.  fair game, as    he    had - "beaten" r that"  ���������blouse for the two dollars a day. tTha   '  prisoner,  being  dischaiged,   gave ^tha*1,  claim for fifty dollars to the law yer/tor.'  his fee.   The lawyer sued, and, in the-'  course of e\enti, being indebted to tha  judge,  turned  the claim  over to him. 1  His Honor went promptly to the hotel  to board out the bill, and  on Sunday  had the landlord arrested for contempt  of court because there waj. no chicken  pie served.  That the proverbial absent-minded '  professor Is sometimes ably abetted by.,  his wife is -illustrated by a story told  ���������'of���������Professor��������� Bunst-n.���������-One��������� evening,  about the usual hour for retiring,' ha  took it into his head to run over to tha  club, Just as he and madam were returning from an evening call. "But.���������  said the lady, "I must have the front  door locked before 1 retire." Thla  emergency staggered the professor, and  as he looked bewildered at his wife, tha  lady, seized with an inspiration, continued: "I'll go ln and lock t'hc door and  throw you the key from *the window."  This programme was rn led out. and  when he reached the club he professor  related the incident to a f< lend as evidence of his wife's unusual sagacity,  fhe filend greeted the story with a roar  0'. laughter. "And why, my,dear pro-  . fessor," he said, "did you not simply  , admit >���������< .- wife, lock-the door front  the outside and come away?" "True,"*  ejaculated the learned man of science; ,  "we never thought of tha.1." The climax of the incident was ToacheU aa  hour later when, returning borne, 'the '  professor discovered "that, the lady, tn  her excitement, had thi own out tbo  wrong key. - ���������< ,.    '/,*  'I  \  '���������I  -���������^  Percy*���������Miss Sweetly, do you think yoa  could be happy nitli a man like mc *������  Miss Sweetly���������"Well, perhaps���������if 1k>  wasn't too much like you !���������(Comic Cula.)  Emperor William's Beard. <   ,' '  ______ * ' i  Berlin newspapers have been making  good copy out of a semi-serious agitation, recently inaugurated In Germany  by women against the moustache and  bearO habit, which bus -prung Into  exist ice since the Kalsei .eit the example by allowing his beard to gi ovr. *  These women rebel against men w paring such adornments, and declare they  are relics of barbarism. Tbe Kal<**er*s  barber was lnter-viewed on the subject,  and unhesitatingly declared that aa  long as the ruler of Germany continued  to set this fashion all the women In  Germany could not Induce the be������t o_  the men to go clean shaven. He edd'*d  that the beardless face had com.- ta  _stand fqr caje>_.rlvers,and butler.-..  is***-.  _^_ft___S awrnmrnmroffTW^^  ITS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION,  ITS LUMBERING, MINING  AND RAILROADING,  WELL  LSTOKE  The Largest City in the Interior of  British Columbia.  ���������WE   WISH   TO   CALL  THE  ATTENTION  to the Fact that   Great   Opportunities   Exist   lo  OF   SPECULATORS  Make   Money   in   Real  Estate.      Lots tliat sold four yea.is ago for $50 arc worth to-day $ 1,500  and values'in the future will increase more rapidly than in the past.  CONTAINS THE VERY CHOICEST  BUSINESS  IN THE CITY OF REVELSTOKE.  LOCATIONS  Special Inducements Offered to Home Builders  We have given you thc tip.  Don't fail to take advantage of it.  LEWIS BRO  LOCAL AGENTS,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  -*<6������  Revelstoke Herald,and  Railway Men's Journal.  Thursday  July 16. 1O03.  Forms of application for entry on the  Voters' List can be obtained and sworn  to at this office. The HERALD will see  that all such applications are properly  placed upon the list.  JULY TWENTIETH.  Tlje two colonies of Vancouver  Island, constituted in 1S-19, suid ih-itUh  Columbia (first instituted ns Now*  Caledonia on Nov. lOtli, 1S5S). were on  Isov. 19th. I860 united under the name  of the latter. But the present province  did 110c, however, become a part of the  Dominion of Canada until July 20th  3S71, when it joined Confederation as  .the Province of British Columbia. Anil  so. on Monday next, we celebrate the  .thirty-second anniversary of the entrance of this Province into the confederation of the Dominion of Canada.  Those who most opposed this step at  the time have seen the error of their  ways and admit it was a ino..t wi.se  one. Though small in population yet,  its resources very largely lying dormant, the name "British Columbia'* is  'becoming a power in the markets of  the world, and we have reason to be  proud of om- country on the shores of  the Pacific, the brightest gem in the  jewelled casket of Confederation, emblematic of the Dominion of Canada,  th'.* goddess of imperialism lays at lhe  foot of King Edward's throne.  GOLD  MEDALS.  The succesi^fullSHletc^IrTlJest" 1 na 11"  ufacture or- the head of a school i*  usually, awarded a gold medal as the  symbol of .superiority over all competitors. And so, when in 1SI.7 .Sir*  "Wilfrid Laurier was awarded the gold  medal of the Colxlen Club that decoration, by hi.** acceptance, stamped hiin  as one of the apostles of free trade and  gave him an emeritus professor-ship in  the galaxy of political fetish woi-drip-  pe.*, known a.*: the Manchester- School.  But Sir Wilfrid litis sadly fallen from  gfiiee since Diamond Jubilee year and  .Harold Cox, the secretary of the Cob-  den Club, calls the Premier of Canada  to his aid in the light-against Mr.  Chamberlain's programme of. j* rcfer-  'ential trade. ZSTot only this, Mr. Cox  is using Laurier".. speech orr Aug. 10th.  1887. acknowledging the receipt ol  this wonderful medal, as campaign  litei .iture on behalf of the Little I_ng-  landei-.-.  In a recent letter to the London  "Tiures" .Mr. "Cox quoted from Ilie  speech in 'question as; follows:  "I, was a free trader before'I rami  to England. I am still more a free  trader, having seen ..what free trade  has done in England. You have whal  is sometimes, 1 believe, in this coimtrv  termed one-sided free trade; The im  presaion which T have gathered from  what I liuve seen irr -'Europe is that  England Iras nothing to fear for-her  commercial supremacy so long as sin  lias "one-sided free trade." In'Canada  we can do no better than follow the  example thus sefc us. There are partie.**  ���������wiio hope to maintain the British Empire on lines of restricted trade, ll  fie British Empire is to be maintained (  it can only be. upon tlie most absolute  freedom, political and commercial. In  building up this jji-eat Empire, to  deviate fronr tire principle of ii-eeilom  will lie to so much weaken the ties and  the bonds which rrow bind it together.''  and he concluded his letter with the  following rea.*.:*iial>le deductions:  "The Cobden Club adheres to the  views then so ably expressed by its  gold medalist, and therefore is opposing to the best of its ability a scheme  which, H carried into effect, would  certainly wreck the Empire.*'  Bui. the G'ohdeu cltrb has seen  through lire Simiiy Smilor's Iiu le game  and a short time ago issued Leu Hot  _STo. 1211 which slates:  "Bol'or-o giving a pi-eforaioe lo British goods Lire Laurier Ministry wa.s  caiefnl to raise the dirties on col ton  goods largely coming from ('rent, Hri-  tain, while lowering or abolishing tlie  duties on raw materials coming fronr  the United States. Thus the iiitirh-  hoastccl British preference is to a  large extent a delusion. The mor���������(���������  important* branches of American trade  arc encouraged by the Canadian tarilf,  while most branches of British trade  tiro discouraged."  These extracts are not from a Canadian newspaper Ural might be biassed  in its utterances, but from official  documents of the Cobden club. After  this arraignment, if Sir Wilfrid is a  man at ail. he will send back the medal  or-have it melted down into a watch  chain. It is now up (o him to say ���������'!  was mistaken when 1 accepted the  gold medal" or' else get in and help his  associates of the Cobden club in lighting preferential trade.  Brrt he must beware. If he pursue',  the latter course let hiin icmember  that the people of Canada have their  own opinions on the -uibject. They  will stand no more shilly-shallying  when maybe the life of the l-hnpire is  at stake. Let him .speak np like a  man and acknowledge his former  error. His actions as premier have  -liww (1��������� his- adhct-errce -to-Hip Cobden"  club was mer-ely time serving, for not  a step I*,-*.., he taken towards free trade  since a.-sirinrng the reins of power-.  The "Mail and Empire" well points onr,  lh.it "il" we tt Uh I" -.cruic a preference  in the I5iiti.lt market we must undo  Sir- Wilfrid's work in opposition to it.,*'  the truth of w Irich assertion is unequivocally proved by lhe above extr'.iels.  And we cm never hope for'such preference wilh ii Liberal goii-rrinrcni in  power.  ACROSS  CANADA.  lion. A. G. f.lair' talked in his .sleep  when, at the Coast, he drew grand pic-  cures uf a government owned and eon-  trolled railway ,icroi.s Canada. There  was no suggestion of somnambulism  in his speeches I here, but recently in the Tlou.se of Commons he  admitted it was nil n dream nnd that  he had no idea of making a concrete  fact jf his plat form plalil ndes nl. Van  couver. Later ocsurrenecs have certainly proved Ihu tiiith of his Ink-si,  utterance, for the dream of a Government railr-nr.d has been cut in half in  the lirst place and Ihe half iir which .1  slight por tiorr of his 'airy fabric of a  vi-don' remains* will bu handed over 10  the Grand Trunk for at least fifty  yea rs.  The latest result of the deliheralioris  of the mixed pickle government at,  Ottawa, of course assisted by subsidy  hunters, is a contract with thu Grand  Tiimk Pacific   lor the  Dominion to  build a railroad from Moncton, N. B.,  via Quebec, to Winnipeg, and then  hand it over to that company for a  period of fifty years. The company  will, for thc first five, get it rent free;  after that, for live years, for the  profits on local business, iind during  the. ha In nee of tho time will pay a,  rental of 3 per cent.' on the cost of  constructing the roadbed. It is stated  by the "Globe" that "other railway  companies are to he granted running  rights over the Wiriiiipcg-Morictoir  section. 'Phis is to be a matter of  'mutual agreement, and in the event  of I'ailrne to arrive at, a friendly  understanding, the Government will  presort be the terms, subject, of course,  to the rights which tlie. Grand Trunk  P.rcilic possess as lessees and operators  of the line."  Kui-tlreraid has been arranged from  AVinnipeg to tiie Pacific at the rate of  SK-.OOOa. mile for the prairie section  and .S'JU.OOO for- the road thiough the  mountains, this heing the amount  upon which a bond guarantee of '1  per cent, is to be given.  "Without going into the merits or  demerits ol the assistance thus rendered to the new transcontinental  r-oad by the Federal authorities, we  wish to point out that this aid is  certarrfly sufficient to warrant the  constt notion of the road and no raid  upon the Provincial Treasury should  be permittecLtn supplement it. This  is us it should be. The road is one  that will be for the general good of  Canada, and a*** the Dominion authorities have been so liberal, there will be  no excuse for the company asking  anything else. In view of this, there  should Ire no chance of another lobby  similar to that which distinguished  the Canadian Northern proposition,  and the Province will bp s-ived .1  repetition of the attempted steal by  -Mr*. Green-shields,���������K.-G.,��������� a-couple���������uf  years ago.  A.s time goes and event*? prove tbo  wisdom of the course followed by Hon.  T.ichard McBride, then leader of the  opposition, in checkmating one after  another the schemes thai, were brought  forth to give away millions of acres of  public lands to a company that only  existed on paper. I-'uriher than this,  although despite the elTorts of the  opposition a substantial money subsidy was granted, it is very unlikely  that airy steps will he taken under tire  Canadian Northern charter and "even  this financial assistance will i*ot be  culled for.  At a later- date wo hope to go  thoroughly into the character of the  Dominion subsidy lo the Grand Trunk  Pacific, so are content to voice the j  congratulations of tho Province to the  piesent Premier, who, more than  anyone else, stood between the people  and lhe charter monget s and saved a  large portion of our national heritage  from both thc Government and Mr.  Greenshields, both of whom were  showing indecent haste, one to give it  away and the olher to grab it.  LEGAL  T E MACSTRE (& SCOTT.  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  ���������Revelstoke, II. C.  J.M.Scott,Jl.A.,LL.B.   W.tlo V. lcMnlstre, M.._  fJAKVEY, 31'CAKTEr. <_* 1'INKIIAM  Barristers, Solicitors, Etc. ,  Solicitor*, for Imperial Hank of Canada.  Com-'imv funds to loan nt8 percent."  Kii'._T STitKi.T. Kevelstoke It. C.  SOCIETIES.  Red   Rose Decree moot. second nnd fourth  Tues-iavs of each  month; White Rose Degree  meet*, third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfel-  Mov*.*. Hall.   Visirinj* brethren welcome  Tin. CAR'-'uTnEKS, T. U. BAKER,  President. Aet. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  ���������Recular meetings are held in the  Oddfellow'*, Hall on the Third Friday ol each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  ED. AD AIR, W.M:..,  *.V. JOHNSTON,'Ree^Bec.   ��������� -    '->^.  * *. '-im  Cold Range Lodge, K.Vof P.,  Ho. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  in   Oddfellows'    Hull   nt 8  o'clock.     Visiting   Knights  are  cordially invited.  C. C.  R. DOUGLAS, K. of It. <_ S.  , A. BROWN, Master of Finance.  MOSCROP  BROS.   Plumbing^ Steamand-Hot Water   Heating.   Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  (Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  Hl'tiClALTIKS:  Kxainination and report- oil -Mining  !*r'.p.rti(...  Sp-C^nctf.iun   and  Construction  ���������  Mining Machinery.  Mill  Tf-*it_   ot  Ores and   Concen*  tr_,t-.,  Bedford McNeill (;*-,*lc;  COWAN BLOCK, T.e.(*!__(.kc, 11. C.  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  *.((CC(!SBor_ to A. .N". Smith.  Uro. F. .1. Dcnnc, of Ihe "Sentinel,'  is .surprised that the jMcHride Government will enforce the law excluding  Orientals from the coal mines. That  gRiillernaii is too busy wilh his numerous newspapers to will to mind Ihat  .Mr*, i.lcl-i'ide, when Minister of Alines,  passed the Act providing Tor- the  examination nf coal miners, lhe bosses,  .shot lighters mid overmen, ,  FIRST CLAS8  $2  PER  DAV HOUSE  Choice Brands of Wince, Liquors  nnd Cigars.  J. LAUGHYON, Prep.  Flint.  Stlf-l  $&=*������������������ UNION *&& jj  Cigar  Factory  <������.  RKVEL'STOKK,   B.C. H  H. A. BROWN,   Prop,  OUR  Brands:  SPECIAL and THE  UNION  ALL   GOODS   UNION   MADE  '(?V)  1  w  m  m  Wholesale   .nd Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF,     PORK.     ML.TON.     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  <_*_.-.'-*..t^-'2'***.*_*-������/...'-v*.t.���������.*.*_.*.,*v..v**..-_v-.**���������.- .-  KIll.K  HUN  _tl-l*.'l*t-   A I.I. TKAJSB.  KKASIINAIII.K IIATKH  .I'llIST CLASS   ACC'tlJI-IOIIATION.  KU-OTHIf.  I_KI_I,S AND I.K1I1T IN KVI.HV ROOM.  W. M. BROWN,   -   Prop.  HAH AVl*.I.I_ Blri'l'I.IKI-   HY Tllli IUIUICICST  WINKS,   I.IQUOKS ANI������ OlOAHS    .  ,   .  .   ,  .  UOUItl.Y STltKFET <*AK  MICI5TS ATX TK'AINS.  Jas. I. Woodrow  "PUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  CorKeirn������S,trBe1?tH. RBYB������S������0KB. B.S  Wood for snlo including  Dry Cedar, Fir and HemSock.  CI  e  e  o  a  ���������  o  o  a  e  ������  Howson & Co.  FURN-TUllR,.    OARPKTS,    LINOLI.U.'MS,  llOUSU R-l.N'ISlllNGS. J_ti:.  O.I-C'LOTHS,  Picture Framing a Specialty. :    ���������  ���������  Undertakers,  Embalmers I  Graduate of Massachusetts College of Embalming. ���������  All  orders left ut W    M.  receive prompt attention.  Lawrence's ivlll  W. FLE-,._5-G.  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  'Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.    .  J: Albert Stone  ��������� ' Prop  4*****frt***+*******-*******^  " PEILEW-HABVEY, -|  BRYANT & GiLMAH |  Mining Engineers  and Assaycrs,  VANCOUVEK. B.C.      Established 1890  SIBBALD & FIELD,  j__.Gr-33_l_T'_D������_-   __TO*Ea  __������-   n. 1*. r. townsite.       "     -  may- maka towksitk.-  ������SP-   CIEIIUAUD TOWNSITE.  gXF~   CAM1IORN1C TOWNSITE,  ���������PTltf k TVTr'T 1 T     ( Canada Permanent .t Western  rillAm.lAL-i       Cainidn MorlKirgo Corporation  A A11_a_.V_ilXl.i_.   .colonial luieatmeutiuid Lonn C.  COAL FOR SALE,  Company. ,*  Sun Klre. Cnluiionlnri Fire.      Atlas Fire.  Uaiiailiaii Kiro.   Alereiintlle Klre.    Northern Pin?..  rilliin l'"rro.   "Manelienter Klre.   Oreat West Life.  Ocean, Accident and (. uarnnlco.   Confodoralion Life  (Jauadiinr Accident A&snrancu Co.   Connecticut Klre  , . - t  HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT.  CONVEYANCING. ** - >   ���������  -,  J; D. SIBBALD, Notary Pubil".   *  KEVELSTOKE.  B.C.  CHAS. M. FIELD.  ������������������-(W������H^JtM ������-_.**.���������,-_.__���������  TO CAR-GC^WE AHD GOLDFIELDS FROM BEATON  Shortest and  Host Direct Route to the Fish River Gold Camps.  Haily Stage leaves Beaton for Cold Camps on ni rival of JBoats  at  1_   o'clock   noon,  arriving at destination thai same afternoon. '      *- -  Stables  supplied   witli   .Single,   Double,  .for any p.nfc of the District.  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Test*- made up to 2,000 lbs.  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from the Interior by mall or  express promptly attended to.  .*���������������.      correspondence bolieitcd.  ������ VANCOUVER, B. C.  +4.^Mf^^^^^^^4-*f'f**t*f*{^>4-M-*f'|.'l~f-{'  Steam Engines nnil fiojlers.   J_.oi.sUnK niul Elevating  Afnohincry.  Saw anil l'l.-minff M.-icliirrory.  Srush arril Door jMaclririovy.  __nilSn\vs uml Saw Eilirrp; Tools.  Iron  Woi'kiiiK _l[ii(:liinoi*y.  Laundry .Machinury.  Taimory MnpliiniTy.  -tlnchiiiory for uvory purpose  J. L. NEILSON  & CO.,  WINNIPEG, MAN.  NEW  BAKERY  is now open on (Mckenzie ave.  'Hi- ui](l.r_if-m'(l beg* loa_i_ a fair, hare of  Public i'atronage.  Home Made  A Sprolnlt).  -ooNrcDTioNenv and cakes of all mhos.-  ANDREW m. CRAIG,  Saddle and Pack Hoi a.s and l*'rei*-lit Teams-  -    : Proprietbr>.  L%  T TT A VP, TT T                                       .^  The largest stock  of  the latest WATCHES,  jML  CLOCKS,   RINGS,   SILVER WARE,    CUT  /vfu^\  GLASSJ' FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Etc. -  rmlii'-y*  My inany years' experience enables me to buy  /^!^Sr\\  goods   at  the  right   prices,  enabling me to  ^^s^w*  ��������� sell to the public at reasonable prices.  fly     ly  ���������T.   a-TJ-_r   B_A._E?-_B_EI1_E=2._  f         1  WATCH REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.  Bread     V  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  TrcK-i iumI Complete Un������ of drorfriea,  A. E��������� BENNISON,  Mnckenxlo Ave.  SADDLES FOR SALE.  . hnve n ntirnhcr nf saddles forsnlc  ������triintil(. .or- ladies or gcnllerrren.  If yon nt'ii in rr hurry and cnn'i |ihitf  your older- rrr time . iioukIi In irpL first  choice, u-ii' the lotiff (li-stance 'Phone,  and rinK "P MATT PKTTIPIECE, nt  tin- Queen's Hotel, Second street.  0  o  *>  ii  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  THE  SOUTHERN STATES  THE COMING SECTION OF AMERICA.  If you want to locate in the most prosperous state  of the Union; the one in which there are the most  cotton factories, furniture factories and diversified  factories of all kinds.  <���������  o  <>  o  o  o  o  o  .0  Write to  John T. Patrick  Pinebiuff, N. C.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ||f(i������Xi������<eX������S���������������������^  { THE " UNION " {  I  *  t  Men Wanted.  Ml (linen and Imshim-u wanted.  Apply to Jius. Taylor, Arrowhead  Lumber Co., Arrowhead, B. (.'.  TAILOR SHOP HAS IT  Juit wjiat yoti want for a nobby  ypritiff .Suit or Overcoat.  WooleiiH���������The bunt ami moat com-  nletv miiRC everahown in li^clstoke  tiefort*.  Prices right cmiffsU'itt with good  material anil workniaiiHbip. -^  Cut sty-NIi and up-to-dalo by a competent cutter, Union lua-fle and .i,  guamnttie of good and lioncbt work-  M.A. WILSON,  GradunteofJl it-hell*. School of Garment Cutting, New _"or__  Establishment���������Next MiCaity Block.  13������53&s������wSe^^  REVELSTOKE PHOTO STUDIO  Over Kootenay Mail Office.   '  A general excellence of all features of a   *  '    Photograph   is  nece-cary  to  produce, a  perfect picture.    Thc f_in-.Ii. position anil  the   moat   appropriate  111.unit,   are * the  charactcri_ti-_ of our Studio. *  W. B. FLEMING, - photographer  MEN!!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer.  A trial and be convinced that it' will give results  sure and lasting. Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, Htricture and varicocele. Send  stamp for book.sent sealed.in plain envelope.  THE STKENVA HEALTH APPLIANCE CO..  317 Conlora Street, Vt'est, Vancouver, B. C, ���������*<���������. -  REVELSTOKE   HERALD,   THURSDAY,   JULY    16,    190.*'  fCAPTURED BY THE PREMIER  >" (Continued frmu Puge l.)  w  A  ,A moat striking instance ot the evils  .'attending the l_etiogenou_ collection  ["that had been sent to Victoria, the  I'^reuilersaid, was found in tho events  .leading up to his lesigning tin  ^portfolio of Minister o_ Mines in the  li)ui__i-mh' Government. He had been  [.elected as a Conservative with the  ' strongest inundate to oppose Joseph  NXartin and could have pursued mi  pother courso when Mr. Dunstnuit  ' formed an alliance with that Rentle-  l^iniui niul wishttd to t.iki* his lii*uli>ni\nl,  "Mr, J. 0. lirown, in the cubiriut. The  l'i audience know tho result of this move  ["and how he was compelled to step  f \*Tnt6 the ranks of the Opposition, of  "Which he became loader al thu bourn-  L-iiing of the session of 11)02. Everyone  'l-in..the'' Province was aware of the  IjfcatVoi-tR of the Opposition to circimr-  njsvenb the Canadian Northern deal and  l������iC.wns only after four mouths and .1  liPluilf.of hard lighting the land grant  [MwiiH withdrawn. Tin* Opposition had  Lsi'ought bye-election after bye-elect ion  ���������tiiid it was only in the city of Victoria  .-^���������they. hail, been beaten. Wherever  f there hm.** been fair play tho voters  _,--liad'ducided against the late adininis-  l^|tVation mid it was only through wi v  |M questionable menus, apparent to all  f*j%uh*prejudiced men, thnt the Bodwell-  ���������!OTi*ior,campaign had been lost.   (Hear,  ,,S.hearO,-i..;  V'M^AiKl*. what did the Canadian Nor-  A'&'ttie^n'deal'consist of? The govorimient  r^jfliiul^proppsed to give practically a  ||tafflit8_ioi>bly-1'of the'iiorthern 70110 of the  l\-$g\)rt6**.iu*ce":.to this, company, to gi\e  Bj^jbheytt^iuiUioni. upon millions of acres  |j-*g&of'Jaftd. and millions of money 111 order  ���������Ktliiu'fJaines Dunsmuir could hell lor  MVw.O'iiiillioii- dollars his railway upon  ���������/foSvhieKrlie.was losing money every (lay.  ���������("SSjArge'exemptions trom taxation wer-e  rt'Min-iiposeci^the company were tolimc  l^-laenownousj.fowaits free of .ill timber  I.Kgdu^S arfd.the eo.il underlying the land  I%<���������;.woulclfals'o have lieen pi-osentod to  p������^bfieiit^This "was the sclieme the  li|opfa'bsi_ib-_ had made frantic olToit.s tn  fihlock^a^*1.lie ���������*v,u> Bliul lo ',il*>' fc,,,lt  Stliej^'l-ad.,*'''* lieen - successful. (Loud  w^Blie'ersO-^They had forced the Govern  rjmel������tr*toj''.elimii]ato the land grant by  igrofusiiig passage of the estimates and  ���������^ov^i(Kwi-s'*'pi"obiible, from despatches  .^iScisivjMtfroin Ottawa, that the Grand  ^Trunlc^would build aeioss the provinee,  ������^vhjleS?an.bther company, the Trans-  _ ^Caim������la������hiul also a charter for a simi-  tSislarJpurpose. ��������� When these ro.id.s carrre  jpfclirough'the illimitable wealth of Nor-  I^Sfiern/lBritish ^Columbia    would    be  ������|������aya_Iable' and that part of tho Province  ^^vSuld'-gcTforwiird by leapsand bounds.  ^If^bHetipaniMla'.Noi'thein   had  gone  Slhrpifgh'-the"- north   would have been  IsJwfrnuch in'the gi*ip of that company  *JasSttieisouth was in the hands ot the  J������C.PrR;**"/I_t his own constituency, that  &f*6*������iyd. vdiiey, he" knew very well how  ||^5ght'*2 *arid-1 passenger   rates,     bore  ���������f,VgS^lyii*3ly on,' the; funnel's  and   he  was  BijV^&_ipeaking-.with .Some authority when  lira^he-had.'agitated"in the Legislatuie for  KGoVJrnmentoi,control of rates.  What  l,th<fJ-.'_ieople''' wanted .was  fair  rates.  j^Oheersl) "* <!_ a-' company   came   to  S.'SitKejJpj-esfflit. Government and   asked  S'^'any'iissistivnce the first demand made  \vMupoh-them would be that the Goveru-  li^'vnient^control the rates to see th.it they  l"^^^'^^^ ' thnt   the  l^would' ~ reduce " freight  Government  _,,.       .,- .   -        lates    and  Spasseriger faies below'tliat point above  'Vw MicH-a railroad could earn reasonable  ^profits.-. He, however, dissented liom  ^sui-lra'proposition, lie thought that  {Tthbge -jti.the head of affairs in .1 self-  '/5gbver[uing* country would always act  f.&'justlyhind fairly to the railroads and  ^public alike. (Cheers.)  ilf*T;'"_LThe"s'question would naturally lie  ^ asked,'-what would the Govertmrent  jtff*f*do,Jf elected, regarding tbe building  /i^������of������JraUway&? The country needed  W^theri^t-* and    when    confidence  j^gj-wilh^the continued lobbying by  i^X private individuals who went to the  fe?������$'JJ_egislat\u-e for a charter. Everyone  jjrj'f* 'knewi? that many influences were  jr^'"'*bi-qught to bear upon private membeis  |jft������_i>to_^support this and that railway  &**P_,scheme. Not only the Canada  (KfryNorthern but the Co.ist-Kootenny  (���������������������������dsPvT-roiectb were inst-unces of this.   The  _   I "K^latter'railway,  it hail been proposed,  \   l^Vshould be given, in addition to a heavy  \>8-^?nioney bonus,".rinillion aeres-of-land  %*1*..Jas'a'side issue.   This was the result of  gj.5l,the,'system of lobbying which the pres-  '-Jent-i Government    was    determined  ���������'-should cease.   (Cheers.)   The remedy  ^was-.embodied   in   the   Conservative  Iftifdttorm, published   in   many   news-  '" papers in the province,   and   by  that  platform they would abide.   It  was  isimilar.to that on the other side.  ay:  lie  ^proposed  that  the  general   Hailway  f|Act be.so amended as to give Government control of rates  and any   other  M%safeguards   necessary   in   the   public  ^���������...interest  and   then    pass    legislation  ,J. "enabling any company.or person, who  Wk had the money, to   build   a raihoad  ' Tg-anywhere    required      upon     giving  /^^compensation     for  right-of-way and  r$^'|; other privileges to be enjoyed.     That,  '%*4'*'he thought, was the proper course  to  JOa^pursuc, and if   his   Government   was  sjSsLretm-ned to power it would be done.  -*$?? COh'eers).  '^g^,The Conservative party believed in,  KmJ*; arid-were committed to, the principle  **-*Wuf<Goveriuneiit ownership of railways,  -Jybutji there were many difficulties sm-  frl'i-oundiiig its introduction in this  //JW?-Province. Not only extra-provincial  'J0&' connections would have to be provided  ���������tff,'% fm, * but also international. These  fjjb?*-*!** powers were in thc hands of the  \ul"Dominion Government under Section  fei02 of the B. N. A. Act, and he thought  iJ5J@that, iu view of this, such works must  ���������"V^bo construcled solely by thc Federal  Siauthorities, at leant until such time as  Ssome arrangement could be iirade  'Ktireby the Dominion would enable  cK-works to be carried on either as  -the work of that Government  mutual agreement between tho  the carrying out of whicli  ii_-Qiil������ the Dominion  "{.thing in thu way of,  of lire Pioviiuo but mini' others of  such a character as would warrant a  large expense until soiiiu such agreement wa.s ariived at.  Turning now to Ilie Oriental qui's-  tion, tlie audience knew (bat two of  the minister**., Messrs. Wilson and  tiii'en, were now ill Ottawa endeavouring to have the 1-imrirriou Government  permit tire local Immigration Act to  U'lnain on the statutes. Tliey tiuciit-  erred disallowance upon the ground of  Imperial policy, but it was not llritish  lair play to pel mil Natal and Austial-  nsia to enact such legislation and  refuse il to llritish Columbia. The  delegation expecled to secure the  cudorsatiim of Senator Tcrnpletnan  and all the members irom this lJro\-  ince irr the Dominion House arrd had  great hopes Ibal the idea of llritish  lair play would prevail and the Ad be  allowed lo U'lnain irr force, (Hear,  hear'.) The Government had taken up  the matter carefully and were eel tain  this legislation was within the power  of the Province under the 11. N,_A.  Act and the only ground upon which  disallowance wiim attempted to be  instilled was that of Imperial policy.  ���������J'liey said the Mikado had piohibiled  emigration fiom Japan, but it was  easy to see that such was nol the ease.  .Air.'Kllis, the chief l-hovincial immigration ol.lcei', had reported that  uioie .laps were routing* in now than  ever before and he was sure that this  statement was correct. The fishermen  orr the Fraser weie being deprived ot  their livelihood by Ironies of these  yellow men and irr,my who a few years  ago were able to make a good_ living  fishing lor salmon, wore now forced  to the wall. And, not only this, the  Japanese were invading olhei- departments of industry. In the mills,  tanneries and lumber camps they were  displacing white labour, and yet, in  spite of all this, llu; Government at  Ottawa thr citeiied lo pievent British  Columbia making itselt a white man's  country whore those ot liiitish blood  .ould make a com foi table, honest  living and invite immigration ol the  highest class. The Government weie  now determined to light the matter to  a finish���������the Dominion House was in  session and the tirrre was opportune lo  demand tor British Columbia that  British tail- play which was given  everywhere else wheie the good old  flag "waved in the htcuy.es. (Loud  cheeis). Other matters would be  taken up, such as assistance to the  bridge across the Fiaser , at New  Westminster. The Government at  Ottawa had stated that it was  its policy to give aid of this description  to a private corporation hut not lo a  Provincial Government. And yet the  case of lhe bridge in question was  exactly like that of the bridge across  the St. Lawrence at Quebec, towards  which the Federal authorities had  given every assistance. It was true  the Quebec bridge was being built by  a private company, but both were the  means of bringing transcontinental  railways into the cities concerned and  the ministers now in Ottawa would  pi ess with all their power for adequate  assistance to the structure that would  bring the Great Northern into New  Westminster and 'Vancouver and  double their population iu a very lew  years. The Government at Ottawa  were collecting three or four times as  much per head in taxation from Br.il-  ish Columbia th.ui any other province,  and yet, while they hail money  enough to ' build a railway fiom  Moncton to Winnipeg, thus benefiting  all the older provinces,' they did not  seem to view with favorable eyes the  proposal to assist in constructing this  bridge which would be of great benefit irot only to the Province but also  the great North West Territories.  (Hear, hear.)  This-brought up the subject of better  terms. British Columbia was entitled  to an incre.ised subsidy from the  Dominion. As he had just stated, we  paid three times as much per head in  taxation as any of the other pro\inees  and had paid into the Dominion  Treasury very much more than was  being returned in public works or any  other way. British Columbia only  asked wh.it was just, no _n\ ours, but  what was right, and Messrs. Wilson  and Green, had additional facts to  present in this matter beyond the clear  c.use laid before the Federal Government by the Dunsmuir Government  when ho was n member of the Cabinet.  Money was required for roads, trails  and bridges in this Province more  than any other and although he  believed in exeicising every legitimate  source of revenue by the Provincial  Government, still the people must  agitate and keep on agitating for  lwtter^Jei'ins^ It was not a party  question, but oneoirwhirh-all-cliisses  were as a unit iind eveiylhing should  be done not only by the local authorities but .Senators and Dominion members to sscure this measure or' justice  for British Columbia. If the increased  subsidy w,us not granted now, the  agrlation should Ire continued, and the  people should stand shoulder to  shoulder in the demand for better  terms until thc Governmental Ottawa  gave way and granted them. (Cheers.)  "In conclusion," said Mr.. McBride,  "I wish to insist on the importance of  everyone putting his name on the  voters'list. No matter whether you  are Liberal or Conservative it is your  duty to exercise the franchise. The  Government intends to have a clean,  honest campaign, and have shown no  bias to either party in the selection of  election officials. It is important that  all those entitled to vote are registered.  When appropriations are being considered in supply the number of names  on the list are an important factor. A  member might give the excuse that  there were many more people _ in his  constituency than the voters' list disclosed, but it was hard to so convince  his colleagues."'  The Premier, liefore taking his s?at.  paid a graceful compliment to the late  member Thomas Taylor. Hesaid that  Air. Taylor had been assiduous in his  parliamentary duties and iir his  requisitions to the Chief Commissioner  had overlooked no pail of the riding���������  Mr. J. M. Kellie here interposed with  a denial which the Premier nromply  nn.swored by stating  he could   uuder-  eould easily wiite and obtain copies of  these requisitions trom the Lauds and  Works Department. It Mr. Taylor  leceived the nomination at the convention he would be glad to have him  sitting side by side with him in the  1 louse for he would surely be elected.  (Cheers.) llepoits trom all parts of  tlie province convinced him that the  Conservnti\e party would win in the  coming campaign and have a large  nrajoiily. The light would on his pait  be ((inducted iu a clean and upright  manner: he wanted fair play to all. If  they weie electid the I'linservntivcs  would endeavour to do their duly by  all pints ol* the Province, if not, they  ������������������well' willing to be leleptted to that  '���������oblivion which awaits discarded  "politicians." (Loud and prolonged  applause.)  Mr. C. |-\ landmark wished to ask  the Ptemier a question regarding the  establishment of a lii_;h sdrool in  Kevelstoke and pointed out Hurt there  weie fourteen public schools in Ihe  vicinity fronr which studcnls could be  drawn'and requested a slaicnrent as to  what the Government would do  tow ni ils it. ilr. Mi'llridi* said, in  reply, that if the conditions were, as  lie was informed, the same as those  surrounding the establishment of high  schools at Nelson and Vernon, the  Government would be prepaid! to give  the same measure ol assistance as was  given those cities. This was no favour,  but only what was right. (Hear,  hear.)  The public proi eedings then terminated and aroiisingpartyorg.inizntion  meeting was held, a report of which  appears else when.'. Mr. McBiidc  made hosts ot friends by his straightforward, manly address, and, although  its delivery was somewhat marred by  a slight indisposition, those present  were Healed lo an able exposition of  public affairs by the first native born  piernierol British Columbia.  The Ul-ilAi.n makes no editorial  comment at the piesent time upon the  speech of the Premiers believing it  best Lo let Mr. McBiide's own statements speak for themselves. It is  certain, however, that in respect of  the abolition oi-railway charter  lobbying, demanding fair play in  hrnmgration matters and pressing tor  bett-i* terms trom the Dominion he  will have the heartiest suppoit 1'ioni  all sections of the Province.  GET  YOUR  NAME  ON THE  VOTERS' LIST.  NOTICK.  Notice is heieby given Ihat 30 days  .iflei date 1 Intend'to make application 10  1 heC'iiet Commissioner of I-.mds. mil Woiks  f.i a special licence to cul and coin .maj  timbei liom the followiny described Kinds  sitiutr on Adams iher, a Irilnrliiix 01  Adams Lake, l.illooel Disliicl.  Commencing at a post pl.-int.d on the  0 ist side of Adams 1 iver, about one mile  fiom lhe head ot Adams lake and ni.i.Ueil  "!���������_. A. Woodrow's northwest corner,'  tlience soulli So chains, thence east So  rhains, thence north So chains, tbence  wesi 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this roth dav ol June, iqo-,.  K. A. WOOD!<OW.  NOTICK.  Notice i** liereli. K������v('',l tliat *J0 dn>s idtel d.ite I  intend t" .if>l>l> to tin Chief roiiiiirs  siouei uf l_lmt. .il'd W(irk- for .1 special In once to  eut .md e.irij _.-._-> timber finni the follumngile-  scribed lands situute 111 Webt Kootena) distnei  <.omnieii**ii*_ ata iioft -d.uiteil nn the 3011th side  of I.kxmuu creek about _ miles .ibn.e the mouth of  the north fork anil marked "Klsie Kimble's north  nest corner," thence ea_tfcO chain., thence smith  80chains, thence wet 80 chains, thence noithSO  chains to tniti il post.  Dated tins 13th da) of June, 190J.  HUSH. KIMBLE.  NOTICE.  Xotice is herebv ci*. en that 30 daj 5 after date I  intend to a|>i>l> to the chief Commissioner of l.uuls and Works for a special licence to  cut and e.������rr\ a**ia\ timber from the follow nig described lands*situate in West Kootenai dibtnct  Comuiencinp; at a post planted on the south bank  of IIow ine creek about sou jards below tliu month  or Bouhlei ireek and marked "Eliza Kimble 3  north east corner," thence soutli 80 chains, thence  west SO chains, thence north SO chains, thence cast  Sll chains to mill ll jiost  Hated this 17th dav of June, 1903.  ELIZA KIMBLE.  NOTICK.  Noiice is heieby h'im-ii that 30 ila\s  aliei d.ite 1 intend lo make application lo  1 Ire Chiel Commissioner ot I..iiulsniid Woiks  for a special licence locut and 1 any awny  timbei fiom the followhifj desciihed lauds  situate on Adams iber, a I ri binary ol  Adams Lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commencing al a post planted on the  east side of Adams river, uboirl iS miles  from brad ol Adams lake and ruiiiked "J.  I. Woodrow's souih west comet," Ihence  noith So chains, thence e.-.st 80 chains,  thence south So chains, thence wesi So  chums to point of commencement.  Dated this _isl day of June, 1903.  _. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side of Adams i'iici, about 34  miles fi oni head of Adams lake and  maiked "J. 1. Woodrow's 1101 th cast coiner," thence south So chains, thence west  So chains, thence north So chains, theiue  east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Daled this 23rd day of June, 1903.  J.  I. WOODROW.  NOTICE.  Notice is heieby u/iventhat 30 days afler  date 1 intend to make application lo lhe  Chief Commissioner ol Lands and Woi Us  lor a special licence, lo cut and cany aw.i\  limber Irom the lollowm_r described lands  situate   near  Turn Turn kike, l.illooel dis-  1.' Gommencint. at jt post planted on  the east side (if Kmb.it.ket creek, about  S miles, from head of Tuin Tuin lake  and maiked "W. Connelly's south east  corner'," tbence west SO chain**, thenee  nurth 80 chains, thence easL 80 chains,  Ihence south 80 chains*, to point ol  commencement.  2. CoinmenciiiK at a post planted  on the east side of Kinbasket creek,  ���������UioubSmiles from bead of Tunr Tutii  lake and marked "W. Connelly'*, south  west corner," thence east SO chains,  tlience north 80 chains thence west SU  chain*., therrce south SO chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 26_h dav of June, 100.5.  W. CONNKL1A.  NOTICE.  Notice 13 herebv gnen that_0 daj s after date I  intend to appl> to the Chief (oniiius-  sioner of Lands and Works for a special licence to  :utaiid c.irr*. awa> timber from the follow mg described lands sttuate 111 \N est Kootena) district.  Commencing at a post planted on the south bank  of Dow uie creek about one mile below the mouth  of firaiute creek and marked "Klnsa Kimble's  north west comer." thence east SO chains, theme  south bO chain*,, tlience west 80 chains, thence  north SO chains to initial post.  Dated tlusl'th da) of June, 1903.  ELIZA KIMBLE.  NOTICE  Notice is herehj tsi\011 that 30 da\s afterdate I  intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of Lands ami W orks for a special license to  cut and can*} away timber from the following (ie-  si-ibed-la[iiis-sitiiau*!l-o!!-tl!e-be>!ur.iiuKi*.er.Jx  tributary of .shuswap Like, B.C.  Commencing at a post maiked "O. C. Boynton's  north west corner," planted on the east bank of the  north fork of he) mour ruer about twenl) miles up  from Shuswap l_ike, thence cast 80 chains, thence  south SO chains, thence west bO chnins, thence  north SO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this _. til da. of April, 19A3.  O. C. HOYNTON.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  IN TIIE   COUNTY   COURT  Ol*   KOOTKNAY  IIOLDI'N  AT  KKVl'.USTOKK.  In the matter of the estate of llenrj I.iiettell  late of Re.eli-toke, 11. C, deceiuieii.  NO TICK is hereby git en that all persons having  claim-against the estate of the said Henry I-**\e-  w ell, ��������������� h. died on or alxiut the Sl������t day of May,  A. D., 1S03, are required to send b) post prepaid or  to deliver to the undersigned, bolieitnra lor the  Evecut ..rs, ou or before the 31st d.i) of Jul), A. 1).,  100.1. their names, addresses and des( riptions niul  a full statement of particulais ( f their claims ami  the nature of the seciint) (if au>) held b) them,  (lul> certilied. a-ul that aft-r tlie said date, the  _.-ecntors w ill proceed to disti ibute the assets of  the deceased among the parties entitled thereto  ha ting regard oni) to the claims of which the)  shall then have notice.  Dated this 30th d.i) of June. A^I)., 1903.  HAUVKY, MCCAHTKtt ������. PINKHAM,  Solicitors for the Kxei utors  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  dale 1 intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Woiks  tor a special licence to cut and cany awav  timber from the followiiii; clesci ibed lands  situate on Adams nver, a tiibuUry of  Adams lake, Lillooet district-  1. Commencing at a post planted on  theeast side of Adams ri-.er, aboul 30  miles from head ol Adams lake, suid  marked "E. A'. Harris' north east coiner,"  Ihence souih 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, ihence noilh 80 chains, ihence  east 80 chains to point ol   commencement.  a. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side of Adams ,river, aboirt 30  miles from head ol Adams lake and marked "E, A. Harris' south east corner,"  thence noilh So chains, Ihence west 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, ihence  east 80 chains 10 point of eommencemeiil.  Dated this 23rd day ol June, 1903.  E. A. HARRIS.  " :       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 licence to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  situate on Adams river, a tributaiy of  Adams lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commencing''at a post planted on the  east side of Adams river, about 30 miles  from head of Adams lake and marked "M.  Bradley's south west corner," thence  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of June, 1903.  2. Commencing al a post planted on  the east side of Adams river, about 38  miles fiom head of Adams lake and marked "M. Bradley's south east corner,"  thence norlh 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains lo point of commencement.  Dated this 241I1 dav of June, rg03.  M.  BRADLEY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby tfiven that. SO days  after_dnte_l intend Hi innkt. application  to the Chief Cnininissionpr~of -__ Urdu  and Wm ks for a special licence to cut  and cairy nway timber from tho following descrihed lauds situate on  Adams river, a tributary of Adam*  lake. Lillooet district.  1. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side of Adams river, about 32  miles from Head of Adams lake and marked *-\V. A. Sutherland's north west corner," thence south 80 chains, ihence cast  80 chains, thence north So'chains, ihence  west 80 chatins to point of commencement.  2. Commencing al a post planted on  the east side of Adams river, ahout 32  miles from head of Adams lake and marked "YV. A. Sutherland's soulli east corner," tlience north 80 chains, thence west  80 chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of June, 1903.  W. A. SUTHERLAND.  NOTICK.  Notice i*< hereby given that IIO dnys  nller d ite 1 inli'iui lo make .ippin .ition  to I In* Chief CiitninissK ni'i (.1 liind*  mil Woiks Jul* 11 spri'inl Ikcikc io(iil  ���������md tin 1 y uwav timlier fKiinlhc follow ing d'-hcrihrd lands sitti.iie on  Ailiiui-* livci.a liilnilaiy el' Ad.inis  like. l-'lliKU't dlsl : a t.  Commencing at a post pl inted 011 the  o.ist side oi Adams n.or, about ,";_ inile*.  irom head of Adams Like . 1.id 111.11 ked " 1".  Slt'cil s north east coiner," ihence south  Ko cli tins, thence west (io elrti.is, th.iK.  1101 ill So chains, ill.nee r,...t Kj chains to  point of commencMiieni.  Dated this _ -Jul d.n of June, iqo",.  T. Sl'j.i:i).  NOTICK.  Notice i- herein given Ih it 30d.1v*. alter  date I intend to 111 ihe application 10 lln*  Chief Cominissio 1 t ol Lands nnd Woiks  for a special licet' e local an.I cany nu.u  limber from the lullowing desci ibed I inds  situ.iie on AiUrns rivor, n tiibutary ol  Adams lake, Lillooet district.  Coinnieiietm* ur .1 post planted on lhe  cist side ol Adams liver, about 30 miles  liom head of lake and inaikcd '���������'���������'. I'".  Iiu vis' north west corner," I hence soul*  Ho chains, thence eust 80 chains, ihence  .101 III.So chains, Iheuce west So 1 hams to  point of commencement.  Dated this J311I da. ol June, 1903.  *     I*.  1*. JA11VIS.  NO TICK.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days alter  dale 1 intend lo make application to the  Chiel" Coinmissionei ol Lauds and Woiks  for* .1 special licence 10 cut and canyawav  limber fiom the lollowing described lands  situute neai Turn Turn lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commencing at a post planted  orr the east sido of Kinbasket cieek,  about 3 miles tiom bead of Tuin Turn  lake and marked "M. Corrncllv's noith  east corner," thence west S'l chains,  therrce south 80 chains, tbence cast 80  chains, Ihence north SO chains to  poiut of eoiiiiiieiieeiiient.  2. Coriinrerrcingata posl.pl.mted on  theeast side ot Kmbasket creel., about  3 miles fioiir head ot Turn Tuin lake  and marked "Al. Connelly's north west  corner," thence east 80 chains, tbence  south 80 chains, thenee west 80 chains,  tbence north 80chains to point ol"commencement.  Dated this 20t*h day of J11111-. HK.1.  M. CONNELLY.  NOTICK.  Notice is liereb. j_i\en that 30 c! i\ sifter  (lite I intend to mhke application to the  Chiel Ccraine. ,ionei ot Lands .1110 WoiKs  i-M a special hcem e lo cut and cai r\  P.'iil'cr l'i oni the to'louing descnbed lands  si nate on Adams river, a tributaiy 01  \d.inis I ike, Lillooet distiict.  1. Cominc'ic 1114 .r a po���������r!ant*d on the  eist si..* of Adams n\ et, .1bo.1t o mt1.*  fiom 11. ad ot Adams ia!*..* a.i.l n*. 1 ke ! ������������������ I  O. Hi.idle} s nn tli uesi come., * l'i tic.  south So cli lins, ll.ip.ee ease .*._ ch uns,  ln*r ��������� noitli .So i li 111.*., thene*.* wc.t **.*>  cli uns to poinl ol 1 oiiinienc-.nient.  _. Com ueiicin ,** ai :.. pe .t planted 011  lhe e:isl side of \ ' mi,*, i.v-r, .ih *ui |0  uiles liom lie id ol . .da'Ds I.il - and n 1 a������V.-  .������������������J "J. O. Hi.idle}'s soulli wcsl c > n ��������� .'  'hence noitli hu ch litis, thence e.si s.  _!'litis, thence soetii !*. > 1 hauls, lliei.e  ���������a es* S i chains to  p Mill ol ooiu.iiri'.cm .'il.  Dated this J |lh dat ot |u.i.. 1 fjo ,.  J.  O.   I?R \HLI-Y.  NO'lICi*.  Notice is herehy ghon lli.il *jod i\saft( 1  .I ite I intend to make application to lhe  Chief Coinmissionei of hinds and Woiks  ten* .1 special licence to cut and cany is*, a}  tinil er liom the following de.cnned lands  situ ite near Tina Tuin lake, l.illooel dull ict.  Comrucrrcirrg at 11 posi planted ou  lhe east side of Kin basket cieek. about  une mile from head nt Turn Tunr lake,  and marked "M. L. I.rndli'y's ninth  west comer," tbence south StJ chains,  thence cast 80 chains, tlience north SO  chains, theuce west 80 chain*; tn point  of commencement.  Dated this 2.*jtli dav of .Tune. 100:i.  JU. L. UI.ADLKY.  NOTICK.  Noiice is hereby given that 30 d.i} safter  date I intend to make application lo the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  ior a special licence to cut and cairy away  limber from the follow ing described lands  situate near Turn Tuin lake, Lillooet disti ict.  1. Commencing at a post planted on  tbe east side of Kinbasket cieek, about  3 iniles from head of Tuni Tuiii lake  and marked "J. 1 ..cough's northwest  corner'," tbence east 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence north SO chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post planted on  theeast side of Kinbasket cieek, aliout  3 miles from bead of Turn Trim lake  and marked "J. Kenneth's south west  corner," thence east 80 chains, thence  north 80 chain!", thence west 80 chains,  theneo south 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 20th dav of June, 1003.  J. KEOUGH.  NOTICK.  Noiice is hereby given lh.il 30 dajs after  date 1 iniend lo make application to the  Chiel Commissioner ol Lands and Works  tor a special licence lo cut and can} avwi}  limber liom the following descnbed lands  situate ne.irMTirin Turn lake, Lillooet disti ict.  Commencing at a post planted on  the east side ot Kinbasket cieek, about  ni.c mile from head ol Tuin Tuin lake  andrrrarked "F. F. .larvis' nortli east  corner," thence south SO chains, thence  west SO chains, thence noith SO chains,  thence east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 2..II1 day of June, W03 -  F. F. JARV1S.  NOTICE.  Notice i.s hereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to make application to thc  Chiel Commissioner ol Lands and Works  for a special licence to cul and carry away  limber from the following desciibed lands  situate near Turn Turn lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commencing at 11 prist planted  on the east side of Kinbasket cieek,  about 3 miles up fiom head of Turn  Tiun lake aud marked "L. Hughes'  north east corner," thence west 1(10  chains, thence smith 40 chains, thence  east ICO chains, tbence north 40 chains  to point of commencement.  2. Commencing ata post planted on  thc east side of Kinbasket creek, about  3 iniles from head of Turn Tuin lake  and marked "L. Hughes' southeast  corner," thence west 80 chains, thence  north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this 20th day of June, 1003.  L. HUGHES.  NOTICK.  Noiice Is heieby given that 30 da}s  afler date I intend lo make application lo  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works foi .1 special licence to cul and  carry away limber tiom the following desciibed lands siuiatc on Adams river a  Iributaij of Adams Lake, Lillooet disti ict.  1. Commencing al .1 post planted on  the ea ,1 side ol" Adams rivei, about 42  miles bom head of Adams lake and marked "II. M}ees'south west cornet," Ihence  north\i6o chains, Ihence east 40 chains,  (hence south 160 chains, thence west 40  cbains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at .1 post planted on  the east side of Adams 1 her, about 42  miles from head of Adains'lake and marked "H. Myers' south east coiner," thence  north 160 chains, tlience west 40 chains,  thence south 160 chains; thence east 40  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 24th dav of June, 1903.  H.  MYERS.  NOTICK.  Not'ce is heieby given tli.it 30 days  altct dale I iniend to make-ippliixtuin  to tin* Chief CU1111111-.-1011CI- of Linda  un! Works f. 11 a *-p������*i 1 il luetic** to cut  1i1d1.111yau.1v timl.ei fium tin. follow ing d'scnlied I uuls tnlii.ite on  A.I..ins iiii.i,,i tniiutniy of Adam*,  lake.  i..lino.-I (llsti n 1  1, Commencing at a post planted on  lhe e isl -'de of Adams n\er, about 36  iniles tioni he i.i of Adams lake and marked "ti. Kohl.n s -south ���������*������ ist cni ner," thence  north So chains, thenee west 80 chains,  thence sou'h So chains, thence east 80  chains to point of commencement.  Commencing at a post planted on  lhe east side of \ iatus ri\er, about 36  miles 11 oni head .it Adams lake* and (linked "ll. i'o.ilin'snodh west coinei," ihence  south *__ chains, thc'tue east So chains,  theiue noitli "v. ihti.t**, ihctuc west 80  ch,.ins ui pvi.nl ol commencement.  Dated this _3rct dav ol June, 1903.  H.  TOHLIN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby K"*-eii lh.il 30 days  alter dale 1 intend lo make application to  the Chief Commissioner ol Lands and  Woiks lot ,t special licence to cul and  c.irr\ .iv. av timber ft oni the following desciibed lands situatr oil Ad.Kns lber, a  Uibut.iiy ol Adams   lake, Lillooet district.  Comment ing .11 a post plained on lhe  east side ot Adams 1 imt, about 3S miles  f:om lhe head ot Adams lake, and lli.irked  *'C W. '1 hom.'is' north west corner,"  ihence south So chains, ihence east 80  chains, thence norih So chains, ihence  west 80 eli uns to point of commencement.  Dated this 24th d.w ot June, 190*).  O. W. THOMAS.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby gi\en that 30 d.ijs  afler date I intend to make application to  ���������he Chiel Coinmissionei of Lands and  Woiks ior a special licence 10 , cut and  cair} away timber fiom the following desciibed lands situate 011 Adam_ li.er, a  tiibutary uf Adams  iake, Lillooet district.  Commencing at a post planted on the  c-.ist -.ide of Adams river, about 38 miles  liom head of Adams Like and marked "J.  Del.in's south vm-sI corner," thence north  80 chains, ihence e.isl 80 chains, thence  souih So chains, ihence west 80 ehainsto  point of commencement.  Dated this J4U1 da\ of June, 1903.  J.  DOLAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt 30 days  aftei dale 1 intend lo make .ipplic.ition  to tlie Chief Column*--.iouer id Lmds  aird Wm ks for .1 special liienee to tut  and cany away umber ti 0111 lln-toi-  Inwing described binds situ it" on  Admits river, a tributary of Adams  l-ike, Lil'ooft distrir t.  1. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side of Adams river, about 34  miles from head ol Adams lake and marked "B. Steed's soutli east corner," thence  north 80 chains, thence west So chains,  tlience south 80 chains, thence easl So  chains lo point of commencement.  2. Commencing St a post planted  on the east side ot Adams river, about 34  miles from head of Adams lake and marked "B. Steed's south west corner post,"  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence west  80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of June, 1903.  B. STEED.  NOTICK.  Xutiiei. Iicr.li) *_hentl'_l 30 (bi\. aft-cr date  I nitenit to .ijipl> to the Chief Conl-  lllf&iiouer of ]_nitls ami Work, ft.r .1 -.IMrCial licence  to cut and nirr) n-M.11) limlicr Irom lhe follAKitig  ile-crtl*c������l laiuL-i _ituate in Wc.t Kootena) district.  Couu-ieticm*; lit a po-,t }il.itiletl on the norlh  b_uk of Doiinte Ciecl.. al*otii. nine mile* ������[_ from  the inouili.aMil make,I ������������������ AinneS. Jolin-Gii'.-soutli-  \\e_i corner," tbence .a_i s> 1 chain.: thence uoith  Suihaiu., tlience ������ist so chain-*,; theuce soutli SO  ( h.iu.-. 10 initial po.t.  D.tteil tine 9th .Li*, or June, 1.U3.  ANNIE S. JOHNSON.  NOTICK.  Notice i-. hereb) gncn thai *to days after date I  intend 10 appl) to the Chief Cuiuuiu--  _ toner of l_iud_ and Works for a special licence 1*0  cul and cairi auay timber from tlie follou ing descnbed lati.c. _nnaie in \\ est Kootena) district. *  Commenci'i^ at a j>o_t planted ori the*, north  bank of Dovv.ue creek, utxnu nine mile*, up from  the mouth, and marked ��������� .'.unie... Joli-i_ou'_ _������uth-  ca-.v comer, * thence 11011I1 i_i cltains. ihence ).e_t  bo cli.ui.-: thence ������outh Socham.; theuce cast so  ch..in_ to initial |si_i, *.  D.it.u tin ._tli.l.*. of June, 1SX13.  ANNUS S. JOHNSON.  NOTICE. .*���������_  Notice is he-el.) p'.ien tlu.t SO da)_ after date I  intend I.) appl) to lhe Cliief Conu:i-"_-  sionerof IaikU and Works .'for a special licence to  cm an 1 carr. away limber froui tne folio v. ing de-  -cribed huiit. faiUiate 111 West Kootenay district.  Coiiiiueucinj at a post planted on the north  bank of Do*.\ tue creek, about 11 miles up from its  mouth and marked " Nellie M. .loluis-on's southeast corner," thence north so chains; theuce -.est  su chains; thene. south 80 chains; thence east 80  chains to initial post.  Dated tlis, lutu dav of June, 1903.   -  ;.___,_.__* ii. JOHNSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giren that 30 day. after date I  intend to apply to the (_b,ef Commissioner of !__-__> and Work) for a special liceuce_to  cut and carr) a-oa) mul**-*. from tlie foilov,iug described lands situate in West Kootena) district.  ,  Coiiitiiencin-*; at a ]K,st planted ou the south  bank of 1-Ov.iuc creek.ju .1 l*clut* tlie mouth of the  south fork, and marked **Kobert Kimble's. outli-  ���������Aest corner." thence east SO cluuu_: thence north  So -ham..; ihence west SO chains; thence south 80  chains 10 initial i*ost.  Dated this 13th dav of June, 160.1. -  KOBl__-T KIMBLE.  NOTICE.  .stand 11 disappointed politician feeling  rather sore but it was not nece-*sary  for1 Mv. Kellie to make such a statement which could be easily disproved  by reference to the requisitions orr the  would' Government made by Mr. Taylor.    He  v__.            ,_.   Small' wished the audience to In. fair, and if  lines were within" tho powers uny of them doubted bis  word  they  '���������ii*1*?'  Notice is hereb) (*i\en that Robert Gunn of  Camborne has made application for a Itctall  Liquor Li(*en. e for the Imperial Hotel, under  the provisions of the "Liquor Licence Ait,  ISM),** and a >*pedal meeting of the Hoard of  RurAl Licence Commissioners Mill be held ln  the Provincial Police Office on Wednesday the  ���������Mud day ot July, 190.1, at the hour of ���������_ p.m. to  consider said application.  By Order.  R. A. UPPER,  Chief Inspector,  Dated at P.cveUlokc, B C, Tth July, 190.*!.  GET YOUR NAME ON THE V0TER8' LIST  NOTICE.  Notice ii hereby given that 30 days  afterdate 1 intend to make application  to the Chief Cmimissioncr nf Land,  aird Woiks for a, special licence to cul  and rurry away timber from the follow i ig described lnnds _itnate on  Adams river. 11 tributary ot Adams  lake. Lillooet district.  1. Coininencin}*: at a post planted on  the east side of Adams river, about 32  miles Irom head of Adams lake and marked "M. Hcdslrom's south west coiner,"  thence north 80 chains, thence easl 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  2. Coinmenciujj: al a post planted on  the easl side ot Adams river, about 34  miles from head of Adams lake and marked "Al. Hedstrom's noith west corner,"  thence south 80 chains, Ihence easl 80  chains, thence noilh 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Daled this 23rd day of June, 1903.  M. HEDSTROM.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thai 30 days aftei  date I intend to make application to the*  Chiel Commissioner of hands and Works  for a special licence to eiit-and carryauay  tiinhcr liom the following desciibed lands  situate near Turn Turn lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side of ICinbusketci eek, about  nne mile from head of Tuin Tuin lake  and marked "M, W. Mariitta's aouth  east corner," tbence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chain., thence soutli 80  chains*, theneo east 80 chains to point  of couuucncemenl.  2. Commencing nt a post planted on  the east side of Kinlmsket creek,nbout  one mile from head of Turn Tunr lake,  and marked "M. YV. Maiattn's south  westcorner," theneo nnrtii 80 cbains,  tlience east 80 chain*-, thence south 80  chains, theneo west SO chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 23th dav of June, 1003.  M. W. MARATTA.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  altei datel intend to 111-tke application  to tin* Chief Commissioner of l.xnd.  11 lid Winks for a special licence to cm  and tarry away, timber from the ro!-  loiviuK described lands situate on  Adams river, a tiibutary uf Adams  lake. Lillooet district.  ���������Coinmeneing_at_a_-)Ost^ planted on the  cast side of Adains river, about 30 iniles"  from head of Adams lake and marked "J.  Sands' south west corner," thence north  80 chains, thence east 80 chains, tbence  south 80 chains, Ihence west 80 chains to  poinl of commencement.  Dated this 23rd dav of June, 1903.  J.   SANDS.  NOTICE. '    -  Notice is hereb) given that JO d_*>s after date I  intend    to     apply     to    the    - hief    Commi���������- **  ���������notier of Land . and Works for a special licence to  cut and carrv auay timber fryvi the follovdln^de-  senbed lands situate in West Kuotenay district.  t'-oiumcncin^ at a post planted on the south  bank of Dounie creek, jii_t Oilou tbe uioutli of the*  south for_, and ui _rkcu ��������� Robert Knulilc'a north-  n est corner*" thence south bo ciiam.: thence east  _U c_aui_: thence north 80 cti...iis; lliel'je vest 80  ehain_, to initial post  I������.-itt_I this 13th da) of June, lOO?.  KOllhl.T KIMBLE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereb) giT.n that 31) d.iy. after date I  intend l*o appl) U. tlie 1 hi.t Coliuni.-  sionerof I__nd -1������((.( Works f, r a _'i-.i lal licence to  cut and can*) aua) liuit_.-r fro.!) Uie f illov,uiK (le-  scrd_-d tana, situate in M .-t KimiU'ii*) district.  CoinuieiitInrr:tt-.i-piist oii-ilie--ou,h���������hank���������of���������  Dimnic crcsk, oppo.itc* the moulh oi the north  fork and market! * Ijiura Kimble's north west  comer." theuce ea*t so chain.; theuce soutli M  chains, llieine we.t 80 chahL*,; tlience nortli bO  ctiam< to initial pott.  Dated 1)114 I_.lli (Li\ of June, Una.  I.AL'KA K1MRI.K.  I  NOTICE.  Noiice is hereby jjiven that 30 days afler  date 1 intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry away  timber from the followiiii/ described lands  situate on Adams river, a tributary of  Adams lake, Lillooet district.  1. Commendi!]1** at a post planted on  the east side of Adains river, about 40  miles fiom head of Adams lake and marked "L. Klein's north cast coiner," thence  south 80 -chains, tlience west 80 chains,  tbence north 80 chains, Ihence ������ist 80  chains to point ol commencement.  2. Commencing at a post planted on  the east side ol Adams river, about 40  miles from head of Adams lake and marked "L. Klein's south cast coiner," thence  north 80 chains, Ihence west 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 24th day of June, 1903.  L. KLEIN.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby gi ven t hat 30 days  nflvr date I iniend to make application  Lo the Cliief Commissioner of l.unds  and Works for 11 special lit cure lo cut  and carry nway timber fiom the fol-  hiivinf**; de .cribed lands sifiitc on  Adams iiver.it tributaiy of Adams  lake, Lillooet district.  Conimencinj** at a i>ost planted on the  east side of Adams rher, about 36 miles  from bead of Adams lake and marked "J.  Stone's north east corner," thence south  80 chains, Ihence west So chains, thence  north 80 chains, Ihence easl 80 chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of June, 1003.  J. S'l ONE.  NOTICE.  Notice U hereb) shell that SO iLi)s after daU [  intend to apply U- the Chief foiumis-  sioner of l-anil. and Works for a s-Kclat licence K>  cut and carry away thnli.r from the follow-InK de-  -cril**. I lands situate in West Kootenny district,  frmmenciD|! at a posi planted on the south  bank of Dot-mie creek about one mile aboia  the month of thc north lork, and marked  ������������������Klsie Kimble's north nest corner," tbence  east so chaius. iheuce soutb 80 chains, theu.M  wc. t so chains, theuce uoriii so chains to Initial  POM.  Dated thi. 13lh day ol June 1903.  KLoIK KIMBLE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Riven that 30 days  after date I intend to make application  lo the Chief Coniiaissinncrof L-mdb  and Works for a special licence to cnt  niidcaiiy awny limber from the fol-  lowinK described I inds situate on  Adams river, a tributary of Adams  lake, Lillooet disti ict.  Commencing al .1 post planted on the  east side of Adams n.er, aliout 38 miles  from head of Adams lake, and marked  "R, A. Upper's north east corner." tlience  soutb 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thente nortli 80 chains, thence easl 80  chains to poinl of commencement.  Dated this 24th dav of June, 1903.  R. A.  UPPER.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that 30 dajs afterdate  I Intend to make application to Ihe Chief  Commissioner ol Lands and Works for a special  Hceme to cm aud carry away limber from tbe  following described lands, situated on the  Sc) mour river, a tributary ol bhuswap lake  B. C  Commencing at a post marked "C. Boynton's*  uorth west corner," planted on the vrest side  ol the Sej mour mer, aliout .even asd _. hall  miles up from tbuswap lake, thence east IO  chains, thence south loo elialus, thence west  40 chains, thence north IM chains to the point  ol commencement  Dated tills _.th day of June 1903.   (i. BOYNTON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby (*nen that SO dais after date I  intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of Ln mis ami Works for a special licente to  cut nnd carrj- a-va) timber from the follow mi. de-  -cnlx-d lanils situated on the Seymour river n.  iributar) of Shn.**ap Lake. B.C. **r������)er,a  Commencing, at a port marked "A. Botnton's  north east comer." planted on the nest side of  beymour river, about sei en and a half miles up  from Shun-Aap lake, thence west 40 chains, theneo  ���������"i'l! .J,"?* .c-2������i���������,i tlience east 40 chains, theneo  north ICO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this _Sth day of June, 18U8.  A. BOYNTON,.  .  I.!  -^iTiS'M^W  i������������ig&g&#*'rtl  j.y**^?,"**_*v v.. _.(*���������__i*'*_.,  -ss*** WSf'k  J;y^X  ������������������**  REVI.STOKE   HERALD,    THURSDAY, JULY,    .6,    ,903.  $2.00      $2.00  per annum  WAYS OF THE EARTHWORM,  InterC-tlng  Fuels About  tlie  Small   lloyV  ���������f-ivurlto  Fibh Halt.  Earth-worms have a reason for being ever so much more important than  to serve ;is bait for fishermen. For  all their* lowly estate, few creatures  have done more for mankind. Earthworms arc not merely tire original  ploughmen���������they have brought about  tho condition of the earth's aiirfaea  that makes other ploughing possible  and profitable.  Field crops, for the most part, grow  and feed upon vegetable mould-���������tho  layer of warm Unlit, brackish earth  resting upon the sulisoil. Save by  Knicc of tho earth-worm vegetable  1110I1! would exi*;i only In thoso place:!  where dead leaves ami decaying  growths generally resolved themselves  Into their original elements. Tho  earth-worm, which may ho described  ns an embodied 1  tiling���������animal   111  turd dead ones, twigs, leaf stalks,  small stones and earth. Thc residuum of all ho casts up on tlio  surface at the rate , throughout pastures and garden ground,  of some ten tons a year. Continue tho process a hundred years or  even fifty and many inches of tint.  friable, productive soil result.  lioyond all that, their burrows le.  down light and air from the -subsoil.  Sometimes the burrows run six fefit  deep. In winter the worms hihornato  In roundish chambers at tho bottom.  The chambers are lined with very  email stones or hard, rounded seed.  __ dozen worms sleep together, knotted  into a squirming hall. It is only ia  the winter sleep that they are thus  gregarious. At other times (hoy !_o  in pairs. Though they do not in captivity appear very sensible of either  cold or heat, in Uot, dry weather they  go almost as far down as thoy do la  .Winter.  Eyeless, they have yet a certain perception of light, retreating before it  to their burrows. Vibration also affects them���������hence, say the country  folk, the woodcock's habit of drumming to call them out of the ground.  Their souse of smell is acute, and  by the help of it they find tlieir food,  cither buried or lying upon the surface. As soon as it is found the worms  drag it to the burrow. They burrow  by pressure of their smooth ringed  bodies and by literally eating out tho  earth ahead. The digestive apparatus  includes a crop and gizzard, like those  of birds. After the manner of .birds'  the gizzards arc kept supplied with I  small stones to servo as millstones  in grinding down the food.  The burrows are plastered all round  with   the  finely  chewed    earth,    and  keep shape often long after they   are  untenanted.    From    the    dead    loaves  which make so largo a part.of.' their  food the worms secrete hum tis' acids,  which attack and help to dissolve tho  rocks buried in the soil.      Tims    tho  earthworms not merely transform tho  soil:    chemically     and      mechanically      but     add      to     the      bulk      ot  it      since      soil      of      every      kind  comes    from      tlie    disintegration    of  rocks.;   Further, many loaves dragged  down into the* burrows are only partly oaten  and decaying,  furnish gases  which permeate the soil and react upon its mineral element.  .Earthworms are the best   allies   of  those gentlemen  the antiquaries.      A  coin, an arrow head, a spear point, aa  inscribed slab, a lessclated pavement.  they hurry, surely, safely, to await tha  day of resurrection.    The burying is  done in two ways--by castings spread  above the thing to be buried, aud ".?  undermining tho soi!   oeue-uh.    Eac**.  honeycombed with burrows sings    in  times of heavy rain or frost.   Thus, ir.  course of a thousand years, an object  may be many fee: under tho surface,  yet remain exactly as it fell.    Indeed  the wise men declare the earthworms  In the mass, keep the whole face of tbe  planet iu a state of gradual evolution.  NAVAL CATASTROPHES.  ffome Tlmt   Havo    Taken I'luca   Attoudcd  Wilh I'.cut J.i.tj-u. Lite.  Maritime records since the Intro  Auction of ironclad would seem to  fully justify tiro condemnation of tho  new royal yacht, built hy tho Admiralty for tho use of the British sovereign, but found to bo unwieldy, if  not actually dangerous, to thoso on  board ber. More than one terrible  naval catastrophe has resulted from  faulty construction, the modern Iron  or steel battleship being far mo.*,  dangerous than Iho old wooden wai:  chip.  Such a vessel Is likely to "turn turtle*' and go to the bottom within a few  minutes,    whereas    the    wooden   war  ship, though full of water, would float.  Tho fires and engines iir  lhe modern  w;u* ship add, movcovor. to the dang*  ws of tbo craft in case of accident,  ipnetite   eats every- I     T1-������ '-1'*-**- accident  which called at-  ���������rltor    irreerr    loavcj ! '''"tion to tho terrible dangers of iron-  ' chuls was the loss of 1-1. M. S. Captain  In 1S71.   She was a sea going, masted,  turret ship, of ii,900 tons, and was regarded as the finest fighting vessel In  the  llritish  navy.    She  was 320 foot  long, with a beam of 53 feet, a draught  of 25 foot 9._ inches, with a freeboard  of only  C  feet S  inches.    The  turret  urmorwas 13 to IS ..inches thick, and  that on the water Hue 6 to H inches.  She  had an immense sail 8pre_.il on  her three masts, and carried five hun-  <red officers and men.  Ou September ti, 1871, she was manoeuvring in  tlio  Cay of Biscay with  the  British  Channel  squadron,    near  Capo Finisterre.   Under sail, hut witti  steam up, she was rolling at   angles  fronr  12.1*.  to    14 degrees    in    heavy  squalls of wind.   The last seen of her  was at a   quarter   past   one   A.    &).  Some of thc survivors struggled to  Cape Finisterre.    Tliey reported that  the Captain, with steam up but screw  not working, and under three    duhle  reefed topsails,  hogan to roll heavily  and tlien to lurch from side to side at  increasing angles of from IS to 2S degrees.    She filially" rolled to her beam  ends and low   011 her side, her masts  in the water.    The sea rushed down  the funnel onto the furnace fires, and  many of the engineers were scalded to  deala.   As the .Can tain slowly turned  over some of the men walked on her  bottom.     Suddenly   she   sank,   stern  foremost.     Out  of  five  hundred  men  oa board only eighteen survived. Tlio  catastrophe was attributed by the Admiralty to too great top-weights.  The second disaster to an .ironclad  was unattended by loss of life, but it  emphasized the "sinkability" of the  new ships. The British Channel  squadron left Kingstown for Queens-  town on September 1, 1875, when the  Iron Duke, steaming at seven knots,  struck the Vanguard four feet below  her armor on the port quarter abreast  the engine room, making a rent twenty-five foot square, the opening being  into' the two largest compartments In  the ship. One-hour after-tho collision  the Vanguard, which was -heavily  down by the stern, whirled around  two or three times and then sank, after the crew and officers had been  taken off.  Three years later a similar disaster,  occurred to   the   German fleet   when  'DO ANIMALS FEAR.DEATH.  IN THE IRISH COURTS  I  O_.-_.VR.tI.1n_ Shovel TI111I in the Wild Stut? j  Tli..* ure in li.mt lo llio Lust.  Do animals understand the approach,  of death'.    If so, do they fear it?  Hero Is a problem which no scientist has over settled, but upon which  French observers have recently,  thrown light.  To assume that tho animal cannot  undorstand death because lie cannot  comprehend tho foolish thlng'3 that  men say about it, is to do him au injustice.  As a matter of fnct, it appears that  animals that do tear death havo  caught this f. ir from human beings  with whom th y havo mistakenly associated, and that tho wilder air animal is the more serene and dignified ij  his attitude toward his own dissolu*  tion.  Compare, for instance, the lion pictured here���������courageous, defiant ia  the faco of death���������arrd tho dog, cow  oring before f _ policeman's pistol.  Most religk * teach that this present life is but an avenue toward ono  most glorious.  Most animals���������with tho exception  of those assured of decent burial in  tho back yard���������havs no reason to  hope for more than prompt extinction  and a slow whitening of their bono:;  under tbo blue of heaven.  From-this tlie relative attitude toward death of men and���������dogs, for instance���������should logically bo the opposite of what it is.  All animals, according to the Frenchmen who have just been studying the  subject, realize when death is    near.  Ravage' beasts actually   "prepare" for  death with a fine composure unshadowed by auy possibility of subsequent  "will contests."     So-called    domestic  animals,  while not showing the fear  characteristic of tlieir    masters,    bo-  come strangely clinging and   dependent and seem to dread separation from  the human beings to whom they an.  attached.  To give definite instances.  Pierre Loti    tells    the    following  story of the death of a young ape, particularly tamed,, which he had mortally wounded.  "As 1 raised it up lt still lived, but  ���������was too feeble pulsation to _ual.e restoration possible. Liko s. dead thing,  1 took it in my areis. Tho littlo  pinched lips trembled and the childlike eyes looked into mine with an unforgettable expression of agony, terror and reproach. Its forehead resting oa my broast, the ape died in tho  confiding attitude of a little, child."  On the other hand, a wild ape,  ���������wounded.by Brehm, a German naturalist, foil to the ground, remained"quietly seated, and wiped away without tho':  least cry the blood which poured  trom its wounds.  "There was,(" says the naturalist.  "at this moment1 something in his  look so human; so noble and : calm  that I was touched to the point ot  plunging my bunting-knife into the  poor creature's body and thus ending  tis sufferings.  M. Jules Gerard tells of a lion which  having fallen into a great ditch that  had been dug for him, resigned him-,  self after several ineffectual efforts  to escape,   lie heard the cries of de-  the Koenig Wilhelm collided with j light of tb* men who saw him trapped,  the Grosser Kurfurst off Folkestone, i Ho understood that he was lost; that  The rani ploughed up the armor as j be "as about to die an ignominious,  if it had  been an orange peel.    The .*! a*-**J* defenseless death,  water poured through the great j  breach into the stokehold, flooding the j  furnaces, and a heavy list to port laid '"���������  the vessel on her beam ends and pre- I  vented the crew from getting out tho !  boats. The captain tried to run his* \  into shallow water, but she sank i  within five minutes of the time of be- j  ing rammed.    Of a  crew of -S97,  216 '|  Sword 1.Da Th(.ti_:iii(! l'i.ceo.  TVhat do you think of a sword blado  that contains a thousand sheets of  metal? Yet they are not uncomuion.  and you wil readily imagine, are of  Oriental workmanship. Our painstaking, patient Japanese friends are  the makers of them, and a few day.,  ago 1 had the pleasure of seeing ono  --in'-a=Fourth*iaveatie-cundsity~sifljffrrinrd=  fcad its method of mar.11factu.-e explained.  The blades of these sabres ar . made  from magnetic iron ores. Th*- steel Is i  produced In small, very thin sheets, !  and the workman begins by fixing one j  of them to tho end of an iron rod, 1  which serves as a handle. To this are *  sodered other small sheet.., until the i  jnnss ha3 a length of about olght In- I  chen. a width of about two Inches ami !  a thickness of a little more than 3  quarter of au Inch.  This bar Is brought to a white  lre.it. doubled on itself, and hammered until it. is down to its original  dimensions.    This process Is repeated  j her screws could  fifteen times. Four similar bars rmi  then soddered together, doubled upon themselves, repeated five linif-s.  This process makes the superposed  layers so thin that, a sabre contains at  least a thousand sheets of metal.  If you find one of those swords that  has a veiled appearance you may  know It is caused by alternate layers  of Iron and steel being soldered ter  getber.  were saved.    The    Grosser  , Kurfurst  .was a turret ship of 6,COO tons.  But the most tragic of all these mia*  adventures was the loss of the Victoria flagship of the British Medite.ran-  ean squadron which occurred June 22  _S93.    The fleet was manoeuvring off  Tripoli in two columns, one led by ths  Victoria,  the other by  the    Camper-  -.own.    Admiral  Tryon, on board  tho  Victoria, ordered  thc- two columns to  turn inward at an angle which would  inevitably  bring the leading    vessel:)  into collision.  1     As the Vitoria and Oamperdown ap-  i-proaehfid_.e3.*___D������_i_____^^  j that one would strike the other.   Tlio  I screws were reversed when It was too  j late.    Four  minutes  after   thc  signal  j tie Cannperdown struck the  Victor!.,  ! almost at right angles, near the forward turret.  The ram ploughed its way irr ab'ji_t  j |ine feet, and the deck and iron worl.  j buckled    up    before    it.      When    tiio  j Carnperdowrr  pulled away it v.as _e*.:i  i that the  breach  measured    about  '_..  j square feet.    Into    which    the    water  1 poured.    The  watertight  doors inside  j both  vessels  were open  .it  the  time.  .      As tbe bow of the Victoria sank her  I /.tern  rose and   from   the other shipa  bo seen    whirling.  But it was his way to receive the injuries that were to come to him without sound of protest. After taking a  dozen bullets without moving he lifted  his fine head -with a majestic movement, to cast a look of scorn on tho  Arabs who were aiming at him their  final shots. Then he lay down re-  ���������! signed to death.  ! One elephant, after being captured  ! by Sir. E. Tennenl, lay upon tbo  I ground and sought for twelve hours  I to-cover himself with dust with tha  ! aid of his trunk. Finally he stretched  j himself out quietly and died without  ] making the slightest sign.  f Dr. Fere tells of the death of a  i twelve-year-old Scotch collie, which.  j was 111 with a complication of dlseas-  ! es. During hl3 entire life this dog had  * been almost constantly with his mist-  ! r.s3, to whom he was devotedly attached.  During the last hours of his life ho ,  was too ill to mnvo and remained  pJo'-.Kin-'r-afti^ni*-*'--^  I fui look, almost of anguish, if she left  j the room for a moment. Her return,  j however, calmed him Immediately.  ! Finally his breathing grew more dilTl-  1 cult and his anxious expression posi-  ! lively terrifying. And In an agony o"  terror he died.  .-**  "   Dellnntiou nf llninr.'  __ oeautlful definition of homo wa3  given by Lady Aberdeen fn the address delivered by her before the ro-  cent meeting at Toronto of the National Council of Women. "What I.,  that indefinable something that makf.3  a home; that reveals Itself In tho  books and pictures, In the arrange-  ment of the rooms. In the preparation  j In   a  violent storm,  and   no^tnice  of  Admiral Tryon, on the deck house of  the victoria, said "It Is all my fault,"  but declined to accept assistance being convinced she would float.. As tho  tilt of the ship grew greater, the crew  were drawn up in line on deck, excepting engineers and stokers, and finally  the order was given to "jump." Tho  crew leaped Into tho water.  Suddenly there was a tremendous  roll to starboard, and tho Victoria  dived, bow first. The last seen of Admiral Tryon ho was on top of tho  chart house. The number of ofllceni  and men lost was 321.  Still unexplained is the loss of tho  Spanish cruiser Kolna Rcgorito, Irr  March, 1805, while convoying members of the Moorish mission from  Spain  to  Tangier.    Sho    disappeared  for a guost, In the tones of the children, In the expression of husband  and wife? Wo cannot deserin*. .'.,  but we recognize it at once whon It  is present, and no houso can bo truly  a homo without some measure of IL  .We do not need just homes whoro wo  can eat heartily and sleep well, but  we want homes, fui of rest and peaco  *_*__ beauJa. ������_acj r_efcej5j_me_l$������"- ���������*������������������*���������-"������������������  her was ever discovered. She wm  heavily armed for her size, and curried a crew of four hundred officers  and men. Catastrophes of less importance were thc loss of the Japanese  cruiser Unebl in Bomo unexplained  way at soa, thc floundering and loss of  the French floating battery Arrogunlo  and the loss of tho British guu.oata  ftVasjr aad Serpent,         Tily ll*u*l������ait.r.   ri.n-liy Hut.  Tt was dread.(illy dusty and almost  grnen, but with winter clothing to  buy for the children and coal going  up he did not (f.e.l able to expend the  S2..r;U for a new Derby Just yet. and  wa.s still cllnguig to the straw which  had done service all summer and wa.  00 longer white or shapely.  So ono day I determined to experiment. "The hat is no good as it is."  thought f. "so if I fail, the J.ss w/jl  not be Irreparable; surely one could  pick such a rusty looking thing up to  the street..."  So I got the Ink bottle���������a good  blue black Ink. wit* It thick sediment at  the bottom. Pouring off the top I  %sed the thick, applying It'with a soft  sponge, flrst once around tho wronj*!  way of the felt and thereafter with  the pile, until I had gone over tho haf  three times, ribbon and all.  The ribbon on the brim 1 was carn-  ful to rub up and down tho grosgraln  lest It get shiny. Then with pieces of  soft white flannel r smoothed tho pile  round and round, until tho last pieco  showed clean nnd the hat was dry.  Tho hat looks fine, nnd my bettot  fmlf has been wearing It for two  ,weeks now, rain and shine.  It cost, mo one cont for a lemon to  rlnan my hands, but I had a good  gbiBB of lemonade  In  tho  bargain.  (Tli. A-annrem Mntlo by Witiie������_e_ are Often  *__..--���������.-'   yum nt ami Wliiiiisl-lll.  'A witness In one of our courts seats  Irinrsclf comfortably, writes John Do  ���������Morgan in tho G#on Bag, crosses his  legs, makes himself at home, and, In  come Instances, leans over and tries to  chat confidentially with tho Judge. Ia  'England the witness stands in a box,  liko an old-fashioned pulpit, tho prisoner occupying a littlo larger box,  .while in Ireland tho witness stands literally on a tnblo ln front, and beneath  Iho bench, lie Is denied the privilcgo  of leaning on tho front of the box, liko  Oils Knglish brother, but has to stand,  often feeling most. iirrcorrrforlnble,rmilc-  dng nn exhibition of himself for tho  amusement of tho people of the court.  .Sometimes the court is indulgent and  allows him to be sooted, but that wns  so rare, In tho dnys when I frequented  Irish courts, that when granted, tho  .witness was sure to bo looked upon  ���������with suspicion as being loo friendly  With the court.  The Irish witness, especially when  belonging to the peasant class, is often  a trial to the counsel, for not only is  he quick at repartee, but his answers!  are often confusing by their quaint-*  ness and whimsicality.  I'n the Bankruptcy court I once  hoard a witness asked the amount o.  liis gross Income.  "Me gross income, Is it? Sure an' I'd  _iavo yo know that fve 110 gross income; I'm a fisherman, an' mo iucomo  is all not," was the astonishing reply.  These witnesses are often confused  through tlio misunderstanding of  words and phrases and as a conss-  quence many a laugh cannot bo sup-  ���������Jirossed, even by the most strict tipstaff.  "He called me out of me name,"'  said a witness in a case of assault by  a man on a woman. The justice, trying to preserve the relevancy of tho  nvitness' testimony, said:  "That's a civil action, my gooij  woman."  Tlie witness* eyes flashed lire as she  looked up at the justice  "Sure, thin, if yo call that a civil  action, it's a bad bla'gard yo must 0<?  iyerself."  v A Left-Handed Witnesses  ' I once heard a clerk ask a witness to  take the Bible in his light hand. Tho  witness replied that ho would not do  so. and continued to hold out the left  'l'hen the court thundered out  "Take the book in your right hand,  sir."  "Begorra. if ye say so 1*11 do It, bu������  I'm not responsible for what I do"  "What do you mour? '  "Mirsha, it's left-handed T am, an' mo  right can't be depended on at all. al  all."  The witness evidently thought that*  his physical Incapacity would affect  the value of his testimony, if be used  the right hand for holding the book  In a case of assault on a wife by hOi*  fmsband, the counsel for the complainant, afte,r she had boon sworn asktd  most insinuatingly, and with a look at  the justice, which was intended to ere  ate sympathy:  "And now,.Mrs. Sullivan, will you  ���������kindly tell the court whether your husband was In the habit of stiikrug joj  .with impunity?"  The counsel looked again at the Jus*  ���������Jice while awaiting the reply.  ���������, "With what, sor?  i "With impunity."  ' "Faix he did. sor. now and thin, but  lie sthruelt me more often with lu_.  flsht."  The counsel was compelled to smile,  but he was equal to the occasion, foj  lie immediately ask"d  v "And that hurt you moie9"  ' "Indade it did, sor ' was the reply  When the great O'Connell roused tho  ire of a fishwife by calling her a "parallelogram," the world laughed, but  only a few months ago a woman asked  for a warrant against a man for using  abusive language in the street. "What  did ho say?"'asked the magistrate.  "He wint forenst the whole world at  the corner of-Chapel street, an' called  .me, yls he did, yer wursblp, 'an ould  'cncommunlcatod gasometer.'"  Was Forced to "Prewarlcate."  ,. In the trial at the Galway assizes, fi  witness, one Patrick Flanagan, was a  great friend of the accused and gavo  his evidence very reluctantly. He was  thick in his utterances and added to  'his obvious dislike to testifying, ho  labored under the physical difficulty of  having lost sevoralof his front teeth  in a recent fight. Several times ho  was asked to repeat his answers, and  he got excited. Then the uso of long  words by the counsel added to his nei>  *=,voiisnoss,-and-he-answered^very=lnco-"  herently. "Don't prevaricate, sir,"  shouted the judge angrily. "Prewarlcate, is it!" exclaimed the witness;  "I'm thinkln', me lord, It's yerself  wouldn't be able to help prewarlcatin'  if three or* four of your lordship's teeth  ,wor knocked out of your head!"  "Not guilty, me lord, but the Jury advises the prisoner not to do It again,"  was lire verdict in a case tried in Tip*  perary, and this Iras its counterpart in  thc verdict of 11 Galway Jury, "My lord,  we find the man who stole the horsr.  not guilty."  "IIow can you swear that the bona  /amid In this man's yard belonged to  you?" asked a lawyer of a witness who  appeared against nn alleged chicken  thief in Waterford. "By the kind, sor."  "Why, that is absurd; 1 have some Ilka  theni myself." Quick as a flash of  lightning tho witness replied, "Very  likely, sor, I lost some a bit before this  man look thim this loimo."  In a northern court an old woman  was exceedingly garrulous, and Insisted In tolling the court what she would  do If she were on tiro bench. Tha  judge at last exclaimed. "An old  woman Is not fit for Iho bench." "Sure,  your lordship ought to know from ca  ivrloncfj," . wiib iho retort which convulsed the bar, for the judge In quos*  Hon had earned the sobriquet of "old  womun."  SCEArS 0? ISPOSMATION.  ���������Arabs nr-ver oat fish.  Alcohol never freezes  Fish are always sold ulivo ln Japan.  Iu Palestine there are not 78,0.0  Jews.  Spiders usually live for two orthrco  years.  Signor Tostl bus written over 010  oongs.  Tho Shah has a tobacco pipe wortl)  5.00,000.  There aro 38 letters In tho Russian  alphabet.  There aro 3,452 diamonds in tho Brit  tBlr Crown.  The moon is said to move 3,333 feet  per second.  Tho average odltion ot it book isabotif  1,000 copies.  Only ono American in 2(!*1 is ovor C  feet. In height.  Ton per cent, of tho population of India are widows.  The average size of an AmerieaD  .arm is .10 acres.  Thero are nirre kilted battalions in  tho British army.  The world's press Is slated to includo  37,000 newspapers.  Sneezirrg was once thought to be a  cign of good luck.  Thirty-five words a minute is consid  ered rapid writing.  The average gas jet consumes ilvo  feet of gas per hour.  Thore nre over 0,000 brass bands in  the Salvation Army.  There are 134 different religious sects  In the United Stales.  Tho Pope can speak English, German  and French perfectly.  Railway traveling in India is th?  cheapest In the world.  It is said that GS7 different languages  are spoken in Europe.  England owns exactly l-llth of th������  land surface of Africa.  Darwin says an acre of pasture lam.  con tains 20,000 worms.  Fish with soft roes are males, thoso  with bard roes females  It takes 50,000 roses to make an  ounce of attar of roses  A bee does not weigh the one-hundredth part of an ounce  Thirty-four pounds of raw sugar  make _1 pounds of refined  The Teutonic steamship "consume.  300 tons of coal per day.  The doaf and dumb language was introduced in the year 1749  Hermann, the Cannes perfumer, use?  20 tons of violets every year.  Forty-eight different languages aro  said to be spoken in Mexico  Spain has fewer daily papers thai?  any other European country  The * temperature of: man is 98 Mi do  grees, that of lish. 77 degreob  An acre of grass newly mown weigh.;  nearly two and one-half tons  Only one couple in 11,500 live to celebrate their diamond wedding  A recruiting sergeant says that few  men have, legs of equal length  Twenty-four spiders produce only  about as much silk as a silkworm  A gold coin depreciates five per cont,  of value la 16 years of constant uso  In forty years the run across the Atlantic has been reduced by one-half  Lord Nelson suffered greatly fron.  sea-sickness to the end of his career  As a "general rule clouds are about  a mile above the surface of the earth.  There are foirr times as many Irishmen in the UnitedStates as English-  men.  Italy has 4,800,000 lemon trees, which  ���������produce 1,260,000,000 lemons per an  num.  There are about four yards of very  close sewing in a lady's ten-button  .glove.  Silver articles are called "plate"  .from the Spanish word plata, whicl*  ���������means silver.       *  Out of every 1.000,000 letters that  pess through the Post-office, only 20 go  astray.  Twenty million copies of "Hymns.  Ancient and Modern," have been sol<.  since.1872.  At tho presnt rate of increase, the  population of the earth will double its*  self In 260 years.  ���������An-dnch-of-rainimeansithat-=thequan-a  (Ity which falls upon an acre of ground  weighs 100 tons.  All the correspondence from the Vat  lean at Rome concerning church matters Is carried on in Latin.  Four pounds of gold have been col*  looted* from the soot of the chimney of  the Royal Mint In Berlin.  The pin factories of the United State!  manufacture about 18,000,000,000 of  these diminutive but useful articles every year.  The area of Australia is about 500,������  000 square miles less than that of the  United States, and 700,000 less than  that of Europe.  One of tho largest forests ln ths  <vorld stands on ice. It Is situated between Ural and the Okhotsk Sea. A  well was recently dug ln this region.  when it was found that at a depth 01  116 metres the ground was still frozen,.  OMENTAL INDU^Mi  :>-:.���������./���������������������������.���������   '','.yy::m^m  IT IS NOW CARRIED ON IN SNOW-CLAD- *  MAINE.' ������������������:'-V:*-r..:-;:*>*������*?>:  ^.:,,*  Women [of Thlr Little Totrn Sell TlietV _J  Ituji ut Hlc l'rlc.������-Sueoe___ully Comp_t.l ; /  With Par.lun null Italian; AlRkttM*. ���������' 'iA*i.f,i;J  Exhibition.,     '; '*, ;.;'''   ',   _;*_*:;7.;_*.:. '.My$^  Real ^Oriental" rngs-ireal in coior,* *^!j  texture, '^artistic finlsh-and , peririen-. "  ancy and real In ��������� the price asked .andTi /1  paid for!them���������are made *"<low__v.li.!".'J  Malne.*:,*tev;:*;���������;���������;���������:. * v;"*���������...V������:;*t?'&?������.I  Heretofore wealthy Americans' havoSvj\  turned to*the far East for the_coetljr.*f*''  rugs   with which   to   embellish their/  houses   The ilch, enduiiug colors, tho"  significant, simple   designs, the   patient," porfeit v,oik, have been the exclusive pioperty of the Orientals and  the de_paii-*of the commoiclal peoples .  of Other lands i\ho sought to copy  them.'  But now there has been esfab- ,  Ushed.in a remote Down Kast locality,  a rug industrj that Is attracting Jfha ..  favorable   attention of   connolsseurti.   ->! I  --*!**  'I  *  m  FUN ON THE  FLT.  A Sweeter Parting.  'So you wish to take my daughter  away from me," remarked her doting  father.  "Well���������ah���������that wasn't just exactly  my thought," stammered the nervous  young ruitor; "my folks could perhaps  upare me with fewer pangs."���������Philadelphia Itecord.  Tho Kansas Atchlnson OIopo thlnlcn  "the divine right of kings Isn't. In It  with tho right of tho married daughter who comes homo for tho first tlmti  to ���������jipw pg her hapi tg fygv j_a***?ttW_' win eotttet   U*** ������l<"*trtpity:   iato   ua  *      **     ****** * ***"     ���������-��������� -..-^^___^_������j^  Electric Danger From Wire Fences.  Ughtnlng has killed so many cattle  while they were standing near wire  fences that It Is proposed to diminish the  danger by means of .--ound wires, which  The editor who was told that his lasl  Article was us clear as mud, promptly  replied, "Well, that covers the ground,  anyhow."  "It was Ben Franklin who introduced broom corn culture into this  country." But thousands of suffering  husbands would p.rfer to see the man  who introduced broom handles.  "How are ye, Smith," said Jones.  Smith pretended not to know him, and  answered hesitatingly: "Sir, you have  the advantage of me." "Yes, I suppose  so. Everybody has that's got common  sense."  This is the kind of weather when a  man  sees  his   wife   coming  into  th.  room with a scuttle of coal, and, after  she has poured every bit of it into th. 1  top of the tall stove, says:  "Darn it, ]  Hanner, you ought to 'ave asked me to ���������  JJo t������*fc ���������&���������_������._������<������ V*> lat-e now.". ���������_-���������*'  Making Orientil Hugs       "      **,,__  S '    " 1        -3*     i ' - *     ' w  No nliempt Is. made to repioduce tho t'%  old patteins * butcai hstlc.   piinclpl--s  -"r  tint 'ie tiue'throughout the woild afa   -t  c -ap'    cS   and-* the^woi k rs* do;ie   as  ���������.'onlv  irupas paius-tikingly as if tho  \'o   Ii ag&ed as slowly tiom'one"gen_.,     c 1  puti ,.11 to anothei in oui busy land as       '  1.   tlie old Asratic countiles    Indeed, * "X<|  J1 0\foid county, Me   wheie this new    , |>|  i oik ib being done the bustle and the   -^iil  tu'iiuu of tho}���������*.���������.01 Id are hushed, and  \ " l\  to.itlit.ons lend  to favor tht turning  out of ivoiit that*.will have a norma-    V11  neat value - i*?***? I  0 *" *Hii  But when months of skilled hand-if*-,?l|  woik goe. into a rug ^cannot be sold -*"?s*2  in  competition with   -the^cheap    ma- ������%&������  thine pioduced domestic rugs    It ap. '"j������3i  pealt, to the tastesfanfl purses of ,thot"&3*ip--  cultrvated and the-rich>and'���������thus en-*-&=:?  ten_ mto competftion*wIt_i the valuabla^^  importations from Indiavariti Peisla '_c1p������-@!  final] tug costs $50*>or*more,*5according'4������j$\  to the de-ign/-*anariafger'orieskin proi^'i^  portion '-   i'X&m&Jst^     v    ���������TV'-St  -i V^-S)**3^raw������S*5l>*    iAb^^sB  Alieady,-althoug;l^the-ltfd2*stry is irf-jflE  it* infancy, the-������������������Value', of the" rugs^lias-SsjSgl  been discoVeied by^those_,who aie abloA-m  and willing to pay^forithem, and'Or-^fprt  lord county lugSv-arei^dlsplaysd with\..**^f  the same pride in.? their., possession _  that tho ovv ner. feels-.for/his artieUu-***��������������������������� ".V  finds fiom other*lan4s*i "jfc.j* ^fffl  lhe avowe'd^purpose'of'^Mrs1 Doug-***-*' '*  las  Volk   the^wife of the^artiet vvao>*  is p.oaoting. tho.enterprlseY**Is,..o es*\  tablish a dignified, aitistic^and remu-  -l.ialvc form of   handcraft^among   a  people of pure A'meiitan blood^to pie-u,'  si ive some of thej best* American tya  d tipiiu  rud customs.faud ito/i_evIve'i(.  process that has lapsedj-alrnqst to ex_*{-*-***s  tinction     lhe .VOlks^have a^couiJtfyY^  place in that remote*, country^far beyond the disturbing influenceajd'f rail  road Craflic   commercial hubbub   and  confusing marts -    Their Chouse is a  century old,  and -Us "furnishings aro  the accumulation of its hundred years  of occupancy by one family  Prirn.tiva  simplicity prevails throughout the locality,7 and the artist, and j his family  (bring in no new. ways'from.the larger world    Unfortunately, .-with   the  simplici t.   there exists a lack, of pi on  ���������perity among the natives l Many of  the old souices of income.have fallen  into desuetude and few^new'bnesjiava  been dev Ised to take thelr*place.^|  ^ i armlile aud JiKluitrloas^^V   -  The women aie capable, industrious  and intelligent, and many'of them still  -.use_,the_spinning^wh4,els^_and4.1oom0  that once were fouadj in "every" farm  Iiouse throughout thejcountry. ^Gradually, howevei, ^they^were'jbelng banished to attic, collar or outhouse,, or  even left exposed "to'" the ''ou������pf-door  weather, and the homelyfa_t8������_>f "ye  olden tyme' were" be!ng'|__t<)_'gotten.  The young women were,igr*or|n^of tli  weaving of which, their"gra_i(_motbe*v  .were eo proud /       -^ JV"  But thci c were a few elderIy|womea  who retained 1 knowledge of carding,  spinning and weaving in1 allji-fthelr  branches and to them ^rs^-rVqlk appealed foi Instruction Sho leai*&jed everything they could tehch<%n|_������ and.  then she set herself to iteach^othcrs. 1 *r*\  She en< out aged all kind&'of-.wfiavlng,'',;,  tut her (hief interest   and"^endeavor,j-  centred upon the mgs (the^maklng oC   ".:  which she is seeking to .develop,, into, *������������������*. V \  an Industry that shall; prove tot|Valu������' < g\  to the community '      V^-^     ~     /"*&,  The countiy women-.had^a^.ay ��������������� ,*5*������  pulling rags or yarn, througS^hurliip '���������"ju^  and trimming off the^ends^o'/as to*  %.*^  make  this  became    practically a   new Industry.  A material of   greater strengtlf^ and)' v_.  durability than burlap was''hand wo-    Jg  ,ven to serve as the foundation for,the   ���������*'>������;  rugs, and the vain then was prepared<".< fr -  by hand, drawn through and, double.   *���������- *"*5  knotted setuielj     Mrs   Volk" looked-fj  ,  after every detail   beginning with tbe -*.    f _  .waBhing of the wool direct from,the   n   '  sheep. -,.        *"  "������������������_���������  She experimented until she got*sftt-  lsfactory vegetible dyes, in wheh'^she  colored tbe wool out of doors in great  old-fashioned kettles The only process which was not done^y hand was,  tbe spinning, which iv^s earried-Ott^m  a pcturesque old mill run by water  I������ower. Here the owners of the Woel  malted while thp miller .put the *w*Bl  through the prescribed process-, and!. ._ -$S|  theo ������ffjj-d U home *������!_* Utsja. -____/���������!  *it$L  ���������***  IH  n  :e an even  surface ���������< VShe'. utillz94������ Iw /���������  principle  but varied-It so that it t   i~f(\  ���������***_,  /*" t /;  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt MO days after date  linluud lo make ii|.iilicul.ion ni iim Chief Com*  missioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carrv away umber fr in tli.1  following described lands sliuate.l on lhe  Upper Adams river, I.ill....ct district. II C  1. Commencing in n t..i*i marked "K Eng-  lish's south cast corner," -il_iu.il mi the west  bank ol -\dums river, about *i_ miles up from  Adams lake; tlience nortli 8n eliains; i ence  vvest Su chains; tiieuee south 8 eliains; ihence  east SO chains to tlie pointof eomnicneeiii'-iu.  '_. C'oinniencin*; al a post uinrkcd "KKtiK-  llsli's north east corner," 'dallied ou tlie west  bank oi* Adams river about H.) miles up front  ..dams lhke; tlience soulli Sll eliains; -hence  vvest SO chains; .���������hence north el) chains; theuce  east 80 eliains to the point oi comiiicneeiiteiil.  Duted this 28rd day of June, wra..  K. KNl.I.ISII.  NOTICIi:.  Notice is herehy given Hint "0 days iifierdtilc  1 Intend to muke .it'plication lo the Chief  Commissioner of Lands aud Works 1'or a  special licence to cue and carry away timber  from the following described lauds situated on  the Upper ..duins river, l.illooel district, H. C  1. Commencing al a rum marked ���������'.I.Sng.  Kelt's sontli west comer planted on the wesi  bunk of dams river about a" uiil**s up from  Adams lake: theuce north SO clinitis; tlicucc  easts chains; thence south b. chains; theuce  west 80 chains to the point of coniineuceiiieiil.  2. Commencing at a post marked ' J. .Su***  ten's soulli east corner," plant d on the west  bunk of Adams r'ver about 37 miles up from  Adams lake; chence uorth .0 chains; thence  ivestSO eliains; thence south SO chains; liienee  east SO eliains to thc point of commencement.  Dated this23rd day of June, 1903.  J. SUGGETT.  I NOTICE  ' Notice is hereby jjiven that. SO dnys  nft.*r date I intend to nmkc npplii .itiun  to llio Chief Commissioner of I.i mis  niul \Vinl-n for ;i .special license to (ill  ind cal ry !uv;iy timber from thu following described hinds situated on tht-  Seyinour Kiver, >i Iribulaiy of  Sbuswap Liko. I_. C.  t.iiiiiiueiiciii},'.it n post, marked "Jl.  Iloyiitiui's soul ll east corner," planted  nn -licN iiii;.(. Creek, about orre mile up  I'riuii Seymour Kiver and aliout .'1 miles  from Shuswnp Lake; tlience unci ll -ID  chains; tlience >vest 1UI) chains: tlience  soul li *10 cliuins; thence easl 1(H) chains  to Ibe ptiinl. ol' (.'(irriiiieiicciiieiit.  Dated lhis7lh day of ftlnv. 1!I0.*1.  Jl. BOYNTON.  NOTICK.  Xotice is hereby giv.n tharSO days after date  I I intend lo make application lo the Chief  Coinniissiorier of 1-anus and Works, jor a  special licence lo cut and carry away umber  from tlie follow-in*,' described lands, situated  ou ine Seviiiotir river a tributary oi Shuswap  . ake. 11. (J.:  Commencing at a j.ost marked "L. R. Boyn-  t.in's south west coruei*," plained on the w*e. t  side or* the north fork of lhe Seymour river  about 100 yards from where Smokey House  creek joins it", thence north so chains, thenee  east chains, ihence south So chains, theuce  west Su chaius u. tlie point of commencement.  Dated tills 1st day oi May, UK*:'..  L. K. BOYNTON.  NOTICIi.  : Notice Is hereby given that I'O days after  date! intend ro tuakea>pIicalfon to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timber from Ihe  following described hinds sitiiAicd on the Upper Adams river, Lillooet district, II. C.  1.'.-'Commencing ar a postmarked "B. .ug-  getl's north we.tcomer," planted on tlio west  bank of Adams river about ;I7 miles up from  Adams lake; thence ca**t so chains; tlicucc  soutli SO chains, thelicc west SO eliains; tlience  north SO chains lo lhe point bf eoniineiieetnetit.  2. Commencing at a post marked "B. Bug.  gott's iiorth cast corner," plained on tho west  bank of Adains river about .7 miles up trom  ..dams lake; theuce west SO chains; liienee  souih SO chains, thence cast SO'chains, theuce  north SO chains to the point of commencement.  Paled this'-.rd day of June, 1903  H. SIGGETT.  NOTlOl*.  Notice is liereby jtiven that .10 days  after dale I intend to make application  to the Chiel' Coiiuuissintier of Lands  niul Works fnr .a special license limit  and carry away t.iuiliei' from the I'ol-  UnviiiirdcHciilil'd lands, shunted on lhe  Scvinbiir Kiver. n tributary of  Shii.siv.in Lake,  11. 0.  CdiiitneiiciiiK at it post marked "li.  Hoynton's south east corner." planted  on "the east hunk of Ihe Seymour rivei'  about (5 miles up from Shuswiip Luke;  thence north 1(11) chains; Ihence west  ���������It) chains; tlience soulli 1G0. chains;  thence east. ���������!() chains to tile point, of  comiiK'ticenienr.  Dated this oth day ol' JI.iv. lOOS.  B. BOYNTON.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that SO days after date  1 Iniend to luake application to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works, for a  special licence to cut aud carry away timber  from ihe following described lands,situated  on (he seyinour river, a tributary of Shuswap  Lake. H. (_.:  (.oinmcncingut a post rnnrked "S. E. lloyn-  ton'.- south west corner," planted ou ihe east  bank of the north fork of lhe Seymour r.ver,  nbu.it 15 miles up from Shuswap Lake, tlience  north SU chnins, ihence easi.Su chains, thence  south SU chains, thence west SO chains lo (he  poinl of commencement.  Hated till.. *_Sih day of April, UU-..  -S. K. HOYNTON.  POS  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat 30 days after  dale i intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds aud Works for aspecial  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  followin*; described lands situated ou the Upper Adams river, Litlo.ct district, H.C.  Commencing at a-post marked "J.-J. Lan*-;-  Ktaft's north west corner," planted on the east  bank of Adams river about _.'* iniles. up from  Adams lake; thenee east SO chains; theuce  south SO chains;.thence west SO chains; the*.:co'  north SO eliains to the pointof commencement.  Dated this23rd day of June, liHM.  J. J. L.VNGSTAFF  NOTICE.  Notice is her. hy given tliat SO days after date  I irueud to inul-o application to tlie Chief  (Joniuiissioner of Lauds and Works for a  special licence to cut and carry away timber  irom the following described lauds, situated  on tiie Sevmour river, a tributary of Sliuswap  Lake, I..C.:  .Commencing at a post marked "L. MeConrl*_  _6(ith'easle(irner," planted ou the west bank  of the Seymour river about IS miles up from  Sliuswap Lake, tlience north SO chains thence  west SO chains, thenee south SO chnins. thcuct-  eastSO chains to the pointof commencement.  D.teil thisllith day of May, 1903. ���������  Ji. .McCOURT.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that 30 days nfrer  dute I intend to make application to the Chief  'Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timber from tlie  following described lands sittiate on the Upper Adains. river, Lillooet dist-ici, 11. C ,.and  about27 miles from the head of Adams take.  1. Commencing at a post marked "ft. A.  Tyhurst's soulli east corner." planted on tlie  eastsideof Adains river: theuce westSOohaitts,  tlience north .Su chains; thence east SO chains;  theuce south.SO chains to point of* commence*  jineut. '  2. Commencing, at a ; post, marked "R. A.  T\ hurst's south west corner," planteirou the  * _ast 'side of *. dams river; . theuce  north' SO  chains; theuce east SO chains; thence south So  chains; theuce west So ehainsto point of commencement.  Dated this _3rd dny of Juiie;:_903.  R. A. IT HURST.'  -,-.������������������,-,,.,'*.. -���������NQTrrcE.*..  Notice is hereby given" that 30 days\ifter  date I iiitena.ioui ake application to the Chief  Commission'er of Lands and Works for aspecial  licence lo cut and carry awny limber irom the  following described lauds situate oii,t)ic Upper Adams river, Lillooet district H. C, and  about 25inile_ from thehead of Adams lake.  1. Commencing at a post ��������� marked ' Ida  Abranaaison'-'iiorih east corner,'' planted on  the cast* side of. Adam's river, thenee'.west .SO  .eliains; thence soutli SO'chains, Ihence cast SU  chains; theuce norlh Su euains lo point of  commencement.  2. Commencing at a* post marked "Ida  Abrahamson'_south east, corner,"planted ou  the cast side of Adams river; tlience west So  chai:is;:tlicnce north SO chains: theuce east SO  chaius;. theuce sou tli: Su chains to .point. (>f  lotnineucenimii.  '   .  Dated this 23rd day of Juno, 1903.  ���������  l-DA Ai.KAHA.fSON-  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby (^it'en thnt 30 dnys  after date I intcnil to m.'-ki* application to the Chiiil* Commissioner of  Lnnds and Works for a special licence  r.o cut and carry nway timber fronr tlie  folio win j? described lauds situtitediin  the. Suyrnoiif rivei*. a ���������. tributary of  Shuswnp Lake, fi. C.  Coinmeiiciiif- nt a post marked "L.  ..It-Court's south west corner," plarrted  near'the West bank of the Seymour  r-tver-about IS miles up from Shuswap  Lake.'thence north SO .liiiins, thence  east SO eliains, thence south SO chains,  tlieiiee west SO chains, to- tire point of  cnintucnceiricnt.  Da" ed this 10th day of Jlay, 1003  L. JlcCOCRT.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  al'ter dale 1 intend to make :ipplic.i-  l.ion to the Chief Corn missioner of  l.oiuls and Works, for n. special license  to cut and carry nwiy tiuilier from  the folloiviirK described land.**, situated  on llKi.Seyiiioui' River, :t trihulnry of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Ciimiiieiicine; at a post marked ','G.  iirown's nortli vvest. corner;" planted  100 yards from the east bank of the  iKirih fork of the Seymour Kiver,  about 22 miles up 1'ioin Shuswap I_ake:  thence east SO eliains: tbence south SO  chains; thence west SO* chains; tlience  north SO chains to point of commencement.  - Dated this 20th flay of May. 1903.    '  G. BROWN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 3u days afterdate  1 intend to make application lo tlie Chief  Commissioner ot Lunks and Works for a  special licence to cut arid (.arry away timber  from the following described lands, situated  on the .Seymour river, a tribularv of Shuswap  Lake, B.C.:  I'ouimencing at a post marked "S. __. Hoynton's soutli east corner," planted ou tiie cast  side of the nortli fork of tiie Seymour river  aboul 1. miles up from Sliuswap Lake, iheuce  west so chains, theuce north SO chains, theuce  east So chains, tlience south So chains to tlie  point of commencement.  Hated tills _Sth day of April, 1903.  S. E. HOYNTON.  ��������� ���������  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.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Biven that30 days afterdate  I intend to uitik-: application to tho Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works, for a  special licence to cut aud carry away timber  from lhe following described lauds.situated  on tlie Seymour river, a tribularv of Shuswap  Lake, 15. C :  ('u"imeuciug ata post marked "George Pax-  ton's south west corner," planted on the wesi  bunk of the Seymour river, nbout 20 miles up  from Shuswap Lake; thence north SO .chain*.-,  tlience easl SO chains, tlience soutu SO chains,  tiieuee west SO'chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of April, 1903.  GKOHGh. PAXTON.  REAL ESTATE  wmsBBnammamMMZMmmMnBimmammMmamamsmaamc^B^Bmmm^  AT GROUND FLOOR PRICES  NOTICIi;,  Notice is herebv given that 00 days after date  I intend to make application to the Chief  Coiuiiiisslon.r of Lands and Works, for a  special licence to. cut and carry away timber  from the ('olloiwiiiK described lands situated  on the Seymour river, a tributary of Shuswap  Lake, B. C:  Commencing at H postmarked "A. 11. Boynton's Uorth west comer," planted near the  east iiank of the -eymour river about 10 miles  up from Sliuswap Lake,.thence east 40 chains,  thence south 1UU chains, thence west*10 chains,  rhenee north. 100 eliains. lo the point of, com-'  lneiic.ciiient,.    * -���������  -,  -  Dated ih Is 2nd dav of May, 1903.  -"- ������������������"���������������������������'���������-    ' 'r A. II. BOYNTON.  NOTICE  Notice is Hereby given that 30 dnys  nfter dale I intend to make application  to tlie Chief (.(muni.. ioner of Lands  arrd Works for a special license to cut  arrd carry nway umber from the following described lands situated on lire  Sevmour liiver.u tributary of Shuswap  Lake, B..C.  Commencing at apost marked "Ct.,  Boynton's south west corner" planted  on the en.t1 side of Seymour river,  ���������iliout. 7 miles upi'rom Shuswap Lake;  thence west SO chain*.; thence norlh SO  cliuins; ihence. east SO chains; thence  south SO cbains to the point of com-  uier.cement..  Dated this 4th day of May,-1003.  G. BOYNTON.  ��������� -NOTICE  Xotice is hereby given that 30 days after date 1  intend to apply* to ilie Chief t'ontuiissionci of  . Lands and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber; from the following deseribed  lauds situate on the upper Adams river, Lillooet  district. IS. (J. and ahouc 27 miles from tlie head of  Adams lake. "  ��������� 1.' Commencing at a post unu-ked "J. W. Towns-  end's nortli e.._t corner," planted on the east side  of Adauis river,' -thence - south SO chains, * tlicucc.  west SO chains, theiice'horth _0 chains, theuce east  80 chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing ata postmarked ".1. W. -Towns  end's north west corner," planted ou tiie east sidu  of Adams rivei, thence east SOchaius; tlience south  SO chains, tlience west SO chaius, theuce nortli SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 23rd day of June 1003.  J. W. TOW.VSKM..  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 80 days after date  _I intend to make application to the Cliief  Commissioner of Land .und Works for aspecial  licence to cut and carrv away timber from the  following described hnidssitiiate on the L'ppcr  Adams river, Lillooet di.irict. H.C, aud about  20 miles from the head of Adams lake,  Coiniiieiicing'at a post marked. "It. '1'. Kn^Iish's  nortli east curlier," planted on the east side of  Adams river; theuce west SO chains; tlience soutli  SO eliains; theuce east SO chains: thence north SO  i'lttiiiis to point of commencement.  Dated this 22nd day of .liine', IM).  K. T. KNdl.ISII.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date J intend to make application to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence  to cut and curry uwuy timber fi onr tbe  following*; described lands situated on  tliu Seymour- river, a tributary of  Sbuswap Lake, Ii. 0.  Corrrmi'neinj; at a post marked ''G.  Brown's nor th west corner." planted  on the east hank of the north fork of  Seymour river about 23 miles up from  Shuswap Like, thence east SO chains,  thence south SOchaius. thence west Su  chains, thence north SO chains lo the  point of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of May. 1903.  G. BROWN.  tNOTICli.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date  I Intend lo apply i** thu chief Coin missioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to  cut nnd carry awny limber from the following  deacribed hinds situate on the Upper Adams  river, Lillooet district, U C, uml about 25  miles from thc head of Adams lake.  Commencing at a post inurkeil "S. Cave's south  westcorner," planted on the east side of Adams  river: thence cast SO chains; tlicucc uni-tli SO chains;  thence west SO chains; thence south 80 cluiiiis to  point of commencement.  Dated this "3rd day of June, 1003.  S. O.WK.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby niven that 30 days  after dale I intend to make application ������������������to" tlie Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license  tp cut turd carry away limber from  Die following described lands situated  on tbe Seymour river, a tributary of.  Sliuswap Lake, B. O.  Commencing tit a post marked "S.  Martin's soutb east corner," planted  on the west bank of the north" fork, ot  the Seymour rivpiTiibiiut-'lO-iniles-np  from Sbuswap Lake; thenct. north 100  chains; therrce west 40 chains; tlience  south 100 chains; theuce east 40 chains  lo tire point of commencement.  Dated this 19th day of Mav, 1903.  S. MARTIN.  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.  Notice is hereby given that 80 days after date  I intend to make application to the Chief  Oomniissloncr. of. Lands and "Works for: tt  special licence to cut and carry away timber  from the'followin*; described lands situated  on the Seymour river, a tributary, of'* Shuswap  Lake, B. O.:  Commencing a post marked :"A. .McCourt's  south wost corner," planted on the west bank  of the Seymour river about 15 miles up from  Shuswap Lake, thencu north80 chains, thence  east SO chains, thence south' SO chains, tlience  west 80 ehainsto point of commencement. ^  Da.Ed this llith day of May, 1003. a  A. .rcCOlIEX.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby givisn that 30 days  ni'lei* date I iniend to. make application to the Chief Commissioner' of  Lands and Works for* a special licence  lo cut aird carry away limliei' from Ihe  following described lands situated on  the Seymour rivei', a tributary of  ���������Shuswap Lake, B..O.  Commencing at a post marked "E.  Brown', norlh east corner," planted  on the ease bank of the north fork of  Seymour river abouL 11 miles rrp fronr  Shuswap Lake, thence west SU chains,  chence souch 80 chains, Ihence east SO  chains, thence north SO  chains   to lire  NOTICE  Notice is hereby Riven that 30 days  after date I intend to make application : to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license  to cirt and carry away timber from  the followinng described hinds situated  on the Seymour river, a tributary ol  Sliuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "B.  Boynton's north west corner',"  planted on thc east bank of Seymour  river, about 5 miles up trom Shuswap  Lake; tlience east SO-chains; thence  south SO chains; thence west SO chains;  ihence north SO chaiiis to the ..'point'of  commencement.  Daled this 5th diiy of May. 1903.  K. BOYNTON.  '"NOTICE.  ���������Notice Is hereby given that SOdays after dato  I intend to make application to tlie Chief  Commissioner of Lands1, and Works, fora  special licence to cut and carry away timber  from tlie.following deseribed lands, situated  on the Seymour river, a tributary of Sliusivap  Lake, ...I*.:  Uomtnenclngat a post marked "George Pax-  ton'ssouth westcorner," planted on llio ea.t  bank of tho Seymour river, about I', miles, up  from'ShuRwap Lake, tiieuee cast 100 chains,  thenee south *10 chiilhs.tti .ucu west llio chnins.  thonce north .10 chains to tlie point of commencement.  Dated this _8th day of April, l'J0;i.  l-iSOIlCil*" J'AXTON.  PROVINCIAL SKCUK  I'AUV'S Ot'inOK.  f. .. ���������'    llllli .1 une, 10(i:l.  llii. Honour the Lleiitciiaut-fiovcriuir iu Council.  under, the provisions ofiho-'l'rnviuclal Kiectiiiiis  Act," nnd the "Iti'ill-trlliii-ioii Act. "WO." has been  friended to appoint the iiiifli'riut'utlniK'.l.tfi bu Col-  octor of Voles for II     -���������-������������������'- ���������  electoral district uf Kevel-  utoke,  WILLIAM I!. JICl.AUCair.IN. .1. P.,  of Itevulstoku.  It. I'. (I UK UN,  Provincial Secretary.  NOTIOI'_.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate f intend to irmke application to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence  tn cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands, situated' on  the Seyinour river, a ''tributary ol"  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "S.  'Mill-tin*!, south east corner," planted  about one hundred yards from the  west bank of the north fork of the  Seymour river about 21. miles rrp from'  Shuswap Lake, tlience north 160  chains, thence west 40 chains, thence  south' 100 chains, thence east 40 chains  to point of commencement..  Dated this lOih day of May. 1003.  S. MARTIN.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  ftei date I intend lo make application  tin the Chief 'Commissioner of Lairds  and Works for a special license to* cut  and car*r*y away timber from the following described lands situated cm the  Seymour River,'V n tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked " O.  C. Boynton's������������������' north west corner,"  plantedlOO yards from the east bunk  (if north fork of'Sevmour River, about  10miles"iipfrnm Shiis\vap"L.ike;"thence  east SO chains; thence south SO chains:  thence west SO chains; Ihence north  SO chains to the point  of conrnrencc-  Dated this 22nd day of May. 1003.  O.O. BOYNTON.  NOTBCE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date  1 intend to make application to tiie Chief \  Commissioner of Lands and ..Works' for n.  special licence to cut and carry away timber  from the following deseribed lands, situated  on the Sevmour river, a> tributary of Shuswap ���������  Lake, B.C.  Dated this 21st day of Mav. 1003.  e: BROWN.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days nfter date j ���������������������������   . ��������������� ,���������,_-���������.��������� ,,.,.,.  I intend to make application to the Chief Com-.  point ot eoijimen .eineiit.  missioner  of  Lands and   Works for a special        i->... ,,i*. i..-. oi-. .i.... -i  licence io cut and carry away timber from the  following described   iands    Mtuated   on   the  Sevinour river, a tributary of Shuswap.Lake,  B C: ' '   "  Commencing at apost marked "A.'McCourt's  soutn cast corner," planted on the west bank.  of Seymour river about 15 .miles up Irom  Shuswap'Lake, thence'iio ill 80 chaius,.thenee.  west SO chains, theuce south 80 chains, theneo  east SO chains to point of icommcncciaciit.  Dated this 10th day of May, 1903.  A. JlcOOURT.  Commencing' at a post marked .'William.  Heck's north west corner," planted on the east,  bank of the Seymour river aboutlli miles up J S0 L.lmins  to  the   |Joinb of   commence  from Shuswap "Lake, tlience south 40 chains';  thence eust 100 chains, thence north 40 chains,  thenee. west 100 chains to j.oint of commencement. ...  Dated this21tli day ef April, 1003.  WILLIA. f BECK.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to'make application  to lhe Chief Commissioner of Lairds  and Works for a special license lo cut  and carry away timber from the following described hinds situated on the  Seymour River, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked " M.  Warren's souLh west corner," planted  about 300 yaids from the east bank of  the noi'lli'l'oi'k of Seymour river, a bout  19 miles up from Shuswap Laketllieiice  east 80 chains; tlieiiee'.north SO chains;  thence   west SO chains; thence   south  -NOTIOE.1  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after dale I irrterrd to ��������� make application' to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a speci-il licence  to cut and carry away timber from tlie  following described lairds situated orr  the Seymour river, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, li. C.  Commencing at a post maiked "Emma McCleery's south east . corner."  plan Led on McNarnee creek ab*3ut 2  miles north from Seymour river and  ahout 4 miles from Shuswap Lake,  thence north -10 cha irrs.thence west 100  chains, theuce south 40 chains, thonce  east 100 chains lo the point of com  uicticcmerit*.  Dated this 201 h day of May. 190:.. .  1    I.MMA McCLEEKT.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date T. intend to muke application" lo the Chief Commissioner- of  Lands and Works for a -.iiecial license  l.o nt and carry away timber from the  following de-cri'icd land*, litualed on  Ihu'Seymour river, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B.C.  Ciiiiiniiiiiciiigat a post marked W.  Boynton's south east corner," planted  on theeast sideoft.be Seymorrr river:  about 5 miles up from Stm-swap Like:  llicfict! north SO chains: rhenee west SO  chains; Ihence south SO chains: therrce  east SO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 5th day of Mav. 1IXX..  W." BOYNTON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate I intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of  Land*, and Works for a special license  lo cut and carry away limber from  the following descr'b.d lands situated  on. the Seymour River, .a .tributary, of  Sliuswap Lake, B.C.  - Commencing at a post marked V"S.  Sloan's south west corner," planted on  theeast bank of the north fork of  Seymour River, about 24 miles up  from Shuswiip Lake: Ihence east  40 chains; thence north 100 chains;  thence west '40 chains; thence south  1C0 chains to the point of .'commencement.  Dated this 10th dav of May. 1S03.  s. sloan;  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after da.to  _ intend to makuapplicatio-i to tbe Cliief Co m-  missioner of i.i.iida and Works, for aspecial  licence to cut and carry away timber from, lhe  folloning deseribed lauds, situated ou the  Seymour river, a 'tributary of Shuswap.La ke,  B.C.:  Commencing at a post marked "L. K. Boynton's south east corner,"* planted* about a  hundred yards from the north fork of **;he  Seyinour river, at a pointwhereSniotey Houso  creek joins it on thu west side, thence north. 80  chains, ihence west 80 chains, thence soutli.80  chains, thence east 80 chains to the' point.of  commencement.  Dated this 1st day of May, 19011.  L. 11. BOYNTON  merit.  Dated this 19th day of May, 1903.  M. WARREN.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate 1 intend to make application  J,o_the_Chief Commissiotrei* of Lands  and Worksfor a special'liee-nse to cut  and carry away timber from the  following described lairds situated on  tire Seymour River, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake. B. C.  Commencing at n. post, mar Ked A.  "II. Boynton's south west corner,  planted on the east bank of the Seymour River, about 8 miles up from  Shuswap Lake: Unmet* north 40 chains:  theirceeast 100 chaius; therrce south  40 chains; thence west 100 drains to  thc. point of commencement.  Dated this 4th day of May. 1903.  A. H. BOYNTON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giverr that 30 days  afterdate I intend Lo make application to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for aspecial licence  to cut and curry away timber fronr the  following descrihed hinds silualedon  the Seymour river, a tributary ,of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "E.  Brown's souih west corner," planted  on the east bank of the north fork of  Seymour river about 12 miles up from  "Shuswap Luke, therrce east SO chains,  thence north SO chains, tlience west SO  ���������chains, chence south SO chains lo the  point of commencement.  Dated this22nd day of Mav. 11X13.  E. BROWN.  NOTICE  Notice is herebv given that 30 day  afler dale I intend to make application  of the Chief Commissioner of Laud  and Works for a special license lo cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on the  Seymour River, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. C. t  Commencing ut a post marked *'H.  Allen's north west corner," planted on  the east bank of the north fork of  Seymour River, about IS miles up  from Shuswnp Lake: therrce east 40  chains; thence south 1(30 chains: thence  west 40 chains; thence north 1(50 chains  to'point of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of May, 1903.  H. ALLEN.  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy niveri 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  follo\ving\leserihed lands, situated orr  lire Seymour River, a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "li.  Boynton's south west corner." planted  on the north hank of the Seymour  river, about 0 miles up from Shuswap  Lake: thence east 40 chains; thence  north 100 chains; thence west40 chains  thence south 100 chains to the pointof  commencement.  Dated this 5th day of May. 1903.  B. BOYNTON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby 'given thnt 30 days-  after date I. intend to make application  lo'the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away limber from the following described lands situated on the  Seymour river, a tributary of Shuswap  Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a'post marked "W.  Boynton's south west corner," planted  on the east side of'lhe Seymour rivei',  about 5 miles up from Shuswap Lake:  thenee north SO chains; thence east SO J  chains; thence south SO chains: thence  west SO. chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this oth day of May, 1903.  W.BOYNTON.  NO'JTOl.  Notice in hereby given tliat 30 days  after date I intend to make application to t'.iie Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special license  co cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands situated on  the Seyinour rivei', a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. '!.  Commencing nt a post maiked "M.  Wnrien's nortli west corner." planted  orr (.he east bank of tin' north fork of  Seymour river, about]!, miles up from  Shiuswap Lake: theirceeast SO chains;  thence south SO chains; thencu west SO  chains; thence north SO chains; to the  point of commencement.  Dated this 10th day of Mav. 1903.  M.  WARRI.N.  NOTICE.  Notice Is herehy given that !!0 days aftoritote  1 Iniend to make application to the Ch'utt  Commissioner of Lauds and Works, for* a  special licence to cut and carry awav timber  from thc following described lands, situated  on the Seymour river, a tributary of Shu������iva.p  Lake, B.C.:  Commencing at a post marked "William  Beck's north west corner," planted on the  east bunk of the Seymour river about 14 miles  up from Shuswap Luke, thence ea**tt 80 eliains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80._ta.ns,  theuce north 80 chains lo the point ot commencement.  Dated this 24th day of April, 1903.  WILLIAM BECK.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given tliat 30 days  after dale I intend to make application to the Chief Commissioner of  Land sand Works fpr a special license  to esr. and carry away timber from the  following described lands situated on  Ibe {Seymour rivei', a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B.C.  (.oiiimencing at apost marked "S.  Sloan's north westcorner'," plarrted on  the east bank of the north* fork of  Seyiiuoiir river, about 24 miles up  fronr Shuswap Lake: thence east 80  chitiiu.. thence south SO chains: ihence  west. 80 chains; thence north SO chains  to point* of commencement.  Dated this 19l.li day of May, 1903.  S. SLOAN.  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  arrd carry awaj- timber from' lhe following described lands situated on lhe  Seymour River. a tributary of  Shuswap Lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "II.  Allen's north east corner," planted on  the west bank of the north fork of  Seymour River, about IS utiles up  from Shuswap Lake; thence south  80 chains; thence west SO chains:  theuce north 80 chains; thence east SO  chains lo point of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of M:iv.  1903.  II. A'LLEN.  PROCLAMATIONS  u_.-*j ui:m:i ������. joi.v ���������������: i.otuinikhk,  Li'inlenaiiK'overtiorJ  CANADA.  I'UOVINCK OF���������I.KITISM COLUMBIA:  KUWAKD   VII.. I.)  the (.race  of  God,  of the  United Kincdoin of Great Britain and Ireland,  and of the British Doin in ions lieyond the ..**(i.  ICiug, Defender of the Faith, Arc;,'Ac.,* Ac.  To (. iir laitllful the uicmb. rs elected lo serve in  lhe !.._..huh.* A-.-**.inl'ly nf Our ppivinre of  llritish Columbia, and 'to allwhom it mtiy  concern,���������lii-eeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  Ar v.. . Icl'hillips, Att-omey-Oeneral.  Wherea. We have thought fit, hy a nd.- with the  advice and consent of Our  Executive Council of  Our Province of .llritish Columbia, to dissolve . the  ( prc-'ent   Logi. Iati*.e Assembly of Our Province,  ' which stands prorogued until summoned :��������� for. dispatch of business: " "   ''  Now know you. that* We do, for this eii(I,~piiblish  this our Jioval Proclamation, and do hereby dh*.  f*olvc th. l>.������.-lative As.-emlily accordingly, and  the ineml*.rs.thereof are discharged from further,  attendance on-same.  In testimony whereof We have caused these Our  letters to 1������ made patent'and the. .("treat Seal of  British Columbia, to Ik* hereunto affixed :  Witne***, the Honourable Sir Henri Gustare Joly  de Lotbiniere, K.C.M.1... Lieutenant-Governor: o*f  Our: said Province of British Columbia,' in .Our  City'of; Victoria, in Our said l*rovince,. this sixteenth day of June, in the year- of-Our. Lord one  thousand nine .hundred and three, and in .the  third vear of Our reicn. By command,  It. F. GKKEN,  Provincial, SecreUiry.  [L.S.J   IIENK1 C. JOLV or. LOTBINIERE,  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA.  1'KOVINCE OK BRITISH COLUMBIA.  EDWARD VIL.iby the Grace of God, of:the  United Kiritriliim of Great Britain and Ireland,  anilof the British Dominion lieyond the.Seas,  Kin*!, Defender of the Faith, Ac, A*ci  To all to whom the-e.pre^ent.-  inc*  A PHOCLAMAT  hall come,���������Grect-  A. K. Mi-Phillips,  OX.  ���������Uiomey-General.  [L.S.]   1IKNRI (I. JOLV 1)1*.  LOTBINIERE.  ictiteuaiit-G.iveincr.  CANADA.  I'llOVINCE OK BRITISH  COM.'.MIilA.  EDWARD VII.. by the Grace of <;n*l. <>f the  United Kingdom of Great l.ritnirl and Ireland,  find nf the British Doiiiiuiiins tieyoud lhe Seas.  Kiiij!, Defender of the Kaitli. Ac. ,_*.. Ac.  'I'n our faithful the !neinli.r. clci-tcil to *(.rv������������ in  tile Li-Kislalirc Assembly nf Our  l.'rovincu of  British Columbia, at Our City of VictorLi.���������  flreutiiiir; *-*  A I'lKJCLAMATION.  WANTED.  GOOD CARPI-INTERS  JExperienced Carpenters andl'Vamers  ffot* Mill "Work at Arrowhead. Address  W_ J, LUDGATE, Arrowhead.  A. E. McPhillips,  Whereas   We  snou as mav lie.  of llritf.li C  vice in Our I.cra-'Iatnrc'  Attorney-General,  ire    desirolt*i; and  l*. meet Our iwoyle  .luinl.ia, ami t<.  .-.lived a������  ���������four Prov-  lave tlieir ad-  .Yow know ye, tliat for divers i.-au-.es .'lin! considerations, ami takinc into (-onii'dcration the  case and cniivenieiice of Our lovm*. subjects, Wc  have tliniii:iit lit, by and with the advice of Our  Executive Council nf tlie I'rnvince of British l"������il-  iniiliht. tn hereby roiKoke, and bv tli'--**' pre**ent-  onjoin \ini. anil cacli nf wm, that on TiKir-d....  the twenty-Hrst day nf .lanu.-iry. one thousand  nine hiuiilred and fi.ur. you meet t's in our said  Legislature or Parliament ������.f the *s.*iid Pruvincel at  Our City nf Victoria, fnr thc dispatch 'if 1 Mi si ne--..  tn treat, dn. art and (.������������������inoliiiie upon lhi.*c thincs  which, iu Our l.e*-islaltirf of tlie i'rxviii.e nf British Ciihiuthia. l������y the ...mm.*" council of Our said  I'rnvince may. Iiy tin.' favor nf .'od 1..' ordained.  In U'stitunu** wherenf. We have caused the.e  Our letters tn lie mad..* patent and the Great Seal  nf tile said Prnviti..**.* to be hereto aHixed:  Witness, tlie Honorable Sir Henri Oiistdve .Inly  de Lntbiniere. K. C. M. G.. Lieiitenalit-Gnvernor  of Our said I'mvince nf British Coluuiliia, iu Our  City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this sixteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord one  thousand nine iititidr.*-d and three, and in the third  year of Our rei^n.   By command.  -11. V. GREEN.  Provuu-ial Secretary-  Whereas W? aredc-sinnisnnd resolved, asf.soou  as may lie. t*i meet i.������urj*eopIe of Our Province cf  Britisti Coiuinbia. and to have their advice in Our  l_.frisl.*Uiire, We do mtike known Our .Royal will  . and ple.'cure lo call a new I^cislative Assembly of  I Our **ajd Proyjiiee;_a!id_do further declare tnat,_  pi\*"fhe advice orOurKxecutiie Council "of llritish  rohimbi.i. M'e have this day civen orders for  i.-ttin*** Our writs in d((C form, lor calling a new  I.(.ci-.I.itivt' A*"-l'lnbly of Our said Province, which  writ* are to liear date the sixteenth dav of July,  proximo, and lo Ih* returnable on nr liefore the  eighteenth ilay of Nnvcml-cr, one thousand nine  hundred and three.  Iu testimony whereof.We have caused these our  letters w, 1*e made patent, and the Great Seul of  the said I'rnvince to lie hereunto .-mixed:  M'itiie_.s. the Hiiitmirable sir Henry GustaveJoly  de I. iihiuii?r-.', K.C.I.G.. Lieutenant-Governor of  Our'-aid Province of British Columbia, in our  City of Victoria, in Our said Province, thin six-"  reenth day nf June, in the year of Our l^ml one  thousand nine hundred and thrccand lit the third  vear of Our reipi.   By cniuuiaiKL  It. K. GREEN,  Provincial Secretary-  NOTICE TO CREDITORS"  In the matter of  the   Estate  of Joseph  , Best,    Late   of   British   Columbia,  Prospector. Deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to thc  "Trustees and Kxcciitors Act" that all  creditors and others having claims against tbe  estate of the said Joseph Best, who died on the  sth dav of April. A. II., 1303.are required on or  before thc :11st day of July, 1900, to send"* by  post prepaid or deliver to A. J. Laughon, of  /.cider Block,.S|x-ls������ne, Washington, Attorney  for Frank Clifton, tiie Administrator nf the  -���������state of the said Joseph Best, their Christian  and .Surnames, addresses and descriptions, And  full ((articular:* of their claims, tlie statement'  of their accounts and the nature of the securities, if any, held by them.  Asri NoTrci: Is Hkbkbv Further GrvEs- that  immediately afler such last mentioned date,  (he said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased among the  parties entitled thereto having regard onlv to  ttieclaimsof which he shall tliun have notice,  and that the said administrator will nol be  liable for tlie said assets or any Dart thereof  to any person or persons of whose claims  notice shall not have been received hy him at  the lime of such distribution.  Dated this _0lh day of May, A. D., 1903.  SMITH A LAUGHON,  Attorneys lor Administrator.  27 Zieglor Block, Srotanc, lVas,!j.  .-,.*_s_*553 A Dutiful Daughter.  By Elizabeth Sntton.  , . "T**L X RS. FKN'TON sat ln a rock-  l^y \ ing-cl..**iir by the open win-  / %    flow   nnd   bent   over    somo  ___. ____ sewin-r. She was a slim,  dark little woman, Willi  iron-gray hair i rushed back smoothly  from a slaniir.f. wrinkled forehead,  and deep lines ft -rowing her face from  nose to mouth, i'n- still wore rusty and  much patched liiack for the husband  who had not Wen good to her and  was dead fifteen years. Over at the  table. Mary Alice, her daughter, hulled  ���������strawberries. She also was spare, and  little and swan like her mother, but  lier eyes were .setter and kindlier than  the woman*.*-, nnd there were gentler  lines about h.*r well-shaped mouth.  She was thiity :.nd looked much older.  She suddenly glanced up from the  berries.  -Mother, "Wednesday night John  Mason asked inc.* to marry hiin," she  eald, and a touch of warm color Hushed  Into her sallow cheeks. "Can I have  him?"  Mrs. Fenton*.. sewing dropped to  her lap. She folded her arms and  turned around in her chair so that  ���������he might face the speaker. ,  "Well, I declare. So at last he's bed  the gumption-to pop; after ten years,  too. Well, if that don't beat me. After  ten years akeepin* steady* cornp'ny to  up an' ask you now! Wensday night,  you say? This's Saturday, Mary Alice  Fenton. Is lt only now you've thought  to tell me, your mother?" She picked  up her sewing and began to stitch  furiously. "In my day children acted  different with their parents. They  Knowed how to honor an' respect them.  Wensday night, an' only now you tell  me."  Then she raised her head and; looked  ..cross at the girl in time to see her  abstractedly put a strawberry in her  -mouth.  '���������Mary Alice," she snapped, "If you  ������0 an* eat all the straw-berries there  won't be none left for tea."  "I only toot: one," Mary Alice hastened to explain humbly.  "Don't take none, which will be less,"  ber mother commanded.  "Mother, John wants my answer tonight," Mary Alice persisted. "Can    I  have him?"  -Mrs. Fenton laid down her   sewing  ��������� ngain.  "Mary Alice," she began, "far be it  from me to say anything agin your  bavin' John Mason. Far be it. But  mebbe you'll tell me what'll become of  me, your mother, when you'll go off  un' git married. I suppose it'll just be  the poor-house for me. I'm not ez  young ez I used to be, an' I can't go  out an* work. I suppose It'll just be  the poor-house. Well, well." And she  kept nodding her head slowly, saying,  "Well, well."  "--Her daughter's voice shook unsteadily.     '. .  -'������������������fron make me feel very badly, moth-  -~-*er.  talking  that  way.  Why,  you  will  tome to live with us, of course���������with  .  John and me."  * Mrs.    Fenton    stiffened     up     very  - straight. _���������'���������'.*������������������.���������'.  "Mary Alice  Fenton,  I'll  never live  -.-en-any one's floor but my own, please  God.    If I break up the home���������an* of  -course   I'll  have   to   when   your  pay's  gone���������I'll  go straight   to    the    poor-  house.    But far be it from me to say  one "word agin, your'marriage.'Far be  It.    Xou go  ahead   an*  marry     John  Mason, an' your mother, who wuz   a  .good mother to you, Mary Alice Fen-  ' -ton, an' raised you good, ez every one  * -tn Boisville knows, ez every neighbor |  ..kin testify, will go to the poor-house."  ���������"Tie girl's *r.ce grew haggard.  ���������<i   .-tocher,  I like John    Mason     very  ��������� .-inudis.      All   these  years   I   have   encouraged bim:   given   lilnv T4   understand that I would marry him.   C^n't  you see,  mother,  that  I must marry  .'iiirnr  "Go ai .ad an' marry him. Who's a-  ...s.oppin'  you?" Mrs. Fenton said. "I'm  not ihe first that hez went to the poor- j*  iiouse.    I'm   n*.*_ the  first      that  hez \  . bmng up a bid child." j  "Mother, 1 ia not undutlful.    It is j  you who are i:icst unjust with me."  , i  "There,    that'll    do,"    Mrs.     Fenton j  *.c-ted.   "I'll have no child of mine givin' :  -me impudence.    It's bad enough, Lord i  knows,  to have an ungrateful daugh- |  ter, but it's more than one kin stand j  bavin'   an   impudent   one.     Go   ahead :  in' marry John Mason without abusin'. i  me over It.    I'm not goin'  to say one I  -word agin  it:.no, not a word.    You're i  4ust like thc- Fer.ions.    Not a drop of  my blocd  In  rum* body ez  I  kin see. j  Il'ou don't tal:.  a bit after me.    You're  "ez   selfish   a:.*'   unnatural   ez   you   kin .'  be.   t could always see that.   You take ;  _Til*ter   your   r.Vs   poople,   who   wasn't j  ^Sm'^GoWiiT^^y^Xo^~maT'i^'f'Jonm'^  .You'll never .���������ave It to say I did any- '  ���������thing to stop you.    Have him. an' I'll ,  Co  to  the  poor-house.    You  kin  take  your choice b.-tween John, an' me goin' :  to the poor-h'iuse. so  there  you  are." :  The   girl   !���������.''..-ied   forward.     "Mother, ;  do you really i.i.sn that you will go to '  the poor-hou-v  In preference to living ,  with us?*' j  **1 mean J*..***, what I say," answered ���������  Mrs.   Fenton.   (i.ridediy.     "I'll   go   an' !  -become u  prcr,.--r on  the  town !f   you |  ���������marry* John ."���������- .son." I  The blood  leu ruined in    Mary Mice's j  ���������ears:   she   arose  from   her  chair,    her :  eyes bri-..!.. *:..i dark with anger.  She  Bras goin!*:  to :-:>:���������   many  things.    That ���������  1f   her   mother   *.ra*i   so   obstinate   and .  -���������selfish   -she   .l.-.-.-rved   to   become   any- j  thing  she   w:-*h-.-d,     even   if  it   was   _. !  ���������pauper:   that  she  had  no  ���������**_**it  to de- j  Btroy  her   daughter's   happiness;   thnt  If   she   were   a.   natural   mother      she ,  avould  never do so.  The  girl  locked  at  the    gray-haired :  ���������woman,   with   the  deep   lines  seaming  her face, and the indomitable chin. She ;  ���������would keep  her word,  she always did. :  ���������and go to the poor-house.   Mary Alice  fat   down   again   without   saying      a  word,   but   her   hands   were   clinched  -���������until   the  knuckles   shone   white,   and  f .<,- nails sank Into the  flesh    of    the ;  -���������.alms. :  "Very   well,   mother,"   she   said;     I  -won't marry John  Mason."  "Oh. have him." Mrs. Fenton advised  In  indifferent   tones.     She   knew     sho  bad conquered. "Have him, you're that  -set on lt.    In my day gii      hed    more  modesty in  them.    Now it's all differ- ;  ent.    I  kin see you're fa."w crazy after *  him, so take hiin.   You'll never be able I  lo  tell  how  that  I did  a single  thing ���������  to prevent it." j  Mary   Alice   swallowed   hard.       Her j  dark eyes were filled with tears. "AVhat  will everybody say?    What will John ;  ���������jay when I tell him?   After going with |  frim   fnr   tec -j'.cars.     Besides,    I    am  he had disti  thirty. It will be my last chance." She  looked wistfully at her mother, but  the woman had resumed her sewing,  and her mouth was grim. Then the  glti bent over the berries again. "There  is nothing left for mo tb do but refuse him. I shall tell him to-night.  Oh, dear, what will everybody ln  Boisville say? What will poor John  say ?"  "Mother, I shall tell John to-night  that I cannot mi *ry him," she said  aloud to her mother; and Mrs. Fenton,  after sewing a little while silently,  then declared, "Well, after all, you do  take alter me In some things, Mary  Alice. That's just what I'd a-done for  my mother. You're not altogether like  the Fentons. You have some of my  ways in you." The woman looked utterly satisfied.  That evening a few minutes after  eight Mrs. Fenton called upstairs to  Mary Alice, "Mary Alice, John hez  came." The girl, who had been rendy  and waiting half an hour, slipped down  to the parlor.  John, a very stout, red-raced young  man, was standing nt a table looking  over the family album. He immediately put down the book upon  Mary Alice's entrance, and walked  over to the black hair-cloth sofa In  one corner and seated himself. Then  he patted a place beside him and  looked over with a playful smile at  the glil. John alwtiys went through  this performance and Mary Alice, always nfter a series ot shy giggles and  blushes, would seat herself beside him  glrrger-Jy and on the very edge of the  sofa. But to-night she stood in the  center of the room and twisted and  twisted into a hard little ball her  handkerchief. Her eyes showed traces  of weeping and her pool- little face  was puckered up with her emotion.  "No, John, I can't, not to-night. And  I want to tell you something. I want  to tell you that���������that���������I want to tell  you that I can't marry you!"  Then she was silent and looked with  frightened eyes at her lover.  John slowly pulled out a great red  cotton bandanna handkerchief' from  his pocket and started to wipe carefully away the beads of perspiration  that had suddenly started out on hi.,  forehead. He looked terribly dazed.  "Why, Mary Alice, what has struck  you? You are just fooling now, aren't  you?"  "No, I am not fooling," Mary Alice  answered. "Do you think I could fool  on such a subject, John? I Just cannot marry you���������I cannot, John."  "State reasons, state reasons." John  eald,  In businesslike tones.  "Well���������well���������oh, John, iny mother  does not want me to get married, at  least not yet," the girl answered, in a  trembling voice.  "For God's sake when does she want  yciu to gel married?" John burst out  "When you are fifty, eh?" He laughed  disagreeably. "I've been coming here  long enough for her to say that before  this )ato day. Are you going to do  what she says?"  "I shall have to do just as mother  wishes," Mary Alice said, in a. thin,  little voice. "I always do. I'm awfully  sorry, John. Indeed, I liked you. I'm  awfully sorry."  John stood up and stuffed his big  bandanna handkerchief Into his pocket. "Well, all I can say is that  you'll be sorry. It Is easy enough for  a man to get a woman, but not so-  easy, for a woman to get a man. I  guess you are about losing your last  chance, Alice. Well, I guess It's not  any of my funeral," and John! tried to  look jauntily indifferent, but failed. Hi-  reached the door and stood there with  his hand on the knob. "You don't think  you might change your mind, 'eh;  Alice?" he asked, and gazed wistfully  at her. "You are old enough to do just  ���������as you please. Why don't you marry  me whether she wants it or not?"  But Mary Alice cried out sharply:  "Oh, I could, not, ,Tc_!.n* l must do as  illy mother wishes."  John opened the door and stepped Into the hall. "Well, I guess you'll regret it all right," he said.  M'ary Alice.leaned toward him and  put a hot little hand on his coat sleeve.  "John, I shall regret it whilst t live.  But I must do it for my mother's sake.  Be sure that I shall always regret it."  "Yes, I think you will.*' John answered. "Well, it's not my funeral," but  he looked as if it was; and then he  ���������backed out of the front door, turned  down the stoop, and walked briskly  away.  Mary Alice stood  where he had left  her, and watched him unt  appeared from view.  Three weeks later, when Mary Alice  reached home one evening from the  factory, she was qui:'"* ristmrnded to  find her mother bustling ahout the  kitchen getting supper ready, attired  in her best black gown���������one never  worn but on Sunday**. But the wonder  of it all was that Mrs. Fenton had a  ribbon of cherry-colored silk twisted  "_:rnra"i'ilfer-'"5ec_-"im  underneath her chin���������h.**r mother who  had not worn a bit of color for ftfu*e.-i  years. Mrs. Fenton's hair, too, was  elaborately frizzed, and stack Into lhe  faded gray knob on the top of her heart  was a tortoise-shell cninli that had he-  longed to maiden days. Mnry Alice was  so surprised she did r:Ot remove her hat  and coat at once, but s.*u down on the  nearest chair, and gazed wide-eyed at  the woman.  "Well, what yer lookin* at?" Mrs.  Fenton said, hoc not ungraciously. She  felt at the bow underneath her chin,  ���������_nd the comb in her hiti.. Then she  .Tttnt over to the mirror hanging above  the table and took a orilic-il survey of  herself, twisting her head about, in all  directions.  "What yer lookin- at?'* she asked  again, when she turned around.  ������������������Why, mother, when*- .are you going?" Mary Alice a...U****i.  "I ain't, goin' a place," her mother  answered.  Then she came up iiulle close to the  girl.  "Mary Alice, guess who's a-com.n  to-r.i-rht to see me. Just, gue-ss." She  lit-r.L over the girl and said slowly, In  most Impressive tones: "Martin  Schwart:.. the hui.cher! He up an' ast  me to-day. when he brung the meat,  to keep cornp'ny with him. Oh, men  is sly, I tell yer." Mrs. Fenton chuckled pleasantly. "Who'd a-thought he  hed his eye on me all the time? But  so he did. Well, Mrs. Schwartz hez  been dead goin' on five years, an' my  man's been gone fifteen, an' wu/.n't  good to me, so I guess nobody kin say  anything. I always believe In not  glvin' any one anything to ������ay. Well,  he's a good man, an' that's all a  woman kin ask or git. I don't think  red looks half bad on me, eh, Alice'."  Mary Alice did not answer her. Sha  took oft her hat and coat and sat down  St the table to supper.    But there was  a, lump ln her throat to prevent her  eating. Mrs. Fenton talked and talked  of Schwartz, the great, fat, vulgar  butcher, and was so preoccupied and  interested ln her own happiness that  she failed to notice the distress of the  girl. Finally Mary Alice got away  from the table, and immediately went  upstairs to her own little room ln the  attic. On a table in one coiner was  Ink, a pen, and some writing paper.  Mary Alice took up a sheet of the note  paper and, dipping her pen in the Ink,  started to write:,  "Dear John ��������� I was all wrong. I  have changed my mind. Please come  back to me. I am not going to give  up everything for mother. She would  not do the same for me.   Dear John���������"  The light wns getting so bad Mary  Alice laid down her pen, and, going  ovor to the one small window, threw  out the shutters. Two were coming  down the village street together. Mary  Alice leaned far out over the window-  sill to watch them, for both seemed  familiar. They came near, and passed.  One was John Mason, and leaning upon  his arm wa.s the prettiest and silliest  girl in the village. Mary Alice pulled  In the shutters again, and taking her  unfinished letter, she tore It into tiny  scraps. Then she threw herself upon  the bed, and buried her wet face In  tho pillow.���������"Everybody's Magazine."  Wit and Wisdom from New Books,  (From the "Era.")  Good health is very much like money; it is valued most by those who  have to work hardest to get It, and lt  Is squandered by those who come by It  easily.���������Caleb Wright.  'The man who hesitates may be lost,  but the woman who hesitates Is surely  won.���������The Spinster Book.  The good word of a plain fisherman  or hunter Is worth more than a degree  of doctor of divinity from a learned  university.���������The Huling Passion.  In order to be happy, a woman needs  only a good digestion, a satisfactory  complexion, and a lover.���������The Spinster  Book.  For theer ban't no law brought In yet  against tellin' the truth about a party  after they'm gone, thank God���������though  'tis a dangerous offence while they'm  livln'.���������The Striking Hours.  You are not to suppose that the one  man was a saint and a hero, and the  other a fool and a ruffian. No; that  sort of thing happens only ln books.���������  Ruling Passion.  There are but two sorts of women In  the world���������those who take the strength  out of a man and those who put it  back.���������Kim.  Any man who's got a woman  wrapped, round his finger has also got  her wrapped round his throat.���������The  Cavalier.  As lt must happen In this world, the  answer to our prayers comes In a way  and at a cost we little dream of.���������Sylvia.  I know something better than the  usefulness of piety. It is the piety of  usefulness.���������Tlie Lion's Whelp.  There are many lies In the world, and  not a few liars, but there are no liars  like pur bodies, except H be the sensations  of our bodies.���������Kim.  Who can make a eonncienoe out of  expediency? Expediency says "It may  be:" conscience says "It Is!"���������The  Lion's   Whelp.  She had imbibed in her Sunday (_c.Kx>t  days the usual formulas of .dogmatic  religion, but upon matters of morality  her ideas were of the vaguest description.���������King Midas.  There is nothing more aggressive  than lhe virtue of an ugly, untempted  woman, or the determination of a  young man to set every wrong thing  In the world right.���������Lasarre.  So hi .aa.  Creditor (angry)���������I tell you, I want  my monev.  "VoiceFrom Behind���������Well, you can t  get blood out of a turnip.  Creditor���������No, but 1 can out of a beet.  Like the Mormons.  AMONG more *(_r!ou. literature recently published is -Mr I'oultney  Blgelow's ������������������Children of the Nations," the narrative ot the beginnings  of the various peoples. . Ir. Bigelow has  discovered a parallel between the  Boers and the Mormons that Is likely  not to please many of his fel!ow-"Am-  ericans." He offers his parallel (and  prophecy)  In these words:  "In a rough way his (the Boer's) case  bears analogy to that of the strange  community of English Boers who with  a peculiar religion, hardy constitutions and boundless ignorance, penetrated the American desert and created  a splendid Isolation for themselves In  Utah. These people asked no favor of  the United Stuten, save to he let alone.  . . But y..(-.-ious metals were discovered In tV-ir neighborhood, the New  England Yankee knocked at the Mormon gate: he was refused admission,  j**. he went In without. The fight com-  yr,_nco(l, and now the Mormon figures  in American political life Just a-s any  other white man, no more fund no less.  The Mormon had thought himself as  strong, physically, as he conceived himself to be theologically Infallible. When  his mistake was demonstrated, ho conformed to tho new order of things; arid  so will the Boers."  Anecdotal.  It ta recorded of Mr. W. 6. Gilbert  that on hearing of th* title of Henry  'Arthur Jones' new piny, "The Prln-  ceas'ji No9������," he neauarked, "I hope It  may run long."  United States Senator Hoar received  "���������word tin other day that * friend, who  had been supposed to have apju-nvdlcl-  ���������Us, warn suffering not from that ailment, but from acute ind1go������tloru  "That Is good news," said the Senator.  "I rejoice that the trouble Ue������ In the  table of contents rather than in tho  ���������appendix,"  Samuel Rogers, the poet, told of an  Englishman and a Frenchman who  had to fight a duel. That they might  have a better chance of missing one  another, they were to fight in a dark  room. The Englishman fired uip the  chimney and brought down the Frenchman! "When I tell this story In Paris,"  added Rogers, "1 put the Englishman  ���������up the chimney."  James G. ' Blaine used to tell this  story: Once in Dublin, toward the end  of the opera, Satan was conducting  Faust through a trap-door which represented the gates of Hades. His Majesty got through all right���������he was  used to going below���������hut Faust, who  was quite stout, got only about halfway ln, and no squeezing .-.-mid get  him any farther. Suddenly uu Irishman in the gallery exclaimed, devoutly, "Thank ,God, hell is full."  When Moses Colt Tyler, the celebrated professsor of history at Cornel).  was an instructor at the University ot  (Michigan, he had charge of a cli. *s in  English that assembled at S o'clock  a.m. One raw February morning a.t  roll-call, he read the name of "Mr.  Bobbins," a member.of the class, without getting an answer. "Mr. Rob ns,"  he repeated in a slightly louder voice.  Still no reply. "Ah," said the Instructor, with a quiet smile, "come to  think of It, it is rather early for robins."  Once during a heated debate between  Senator Joseph B. Foraker, of Ohio,  and Senator Joseph W. Bailey, of  Texas, the question ot law in Texas  and law in Ohio came up. The passage .became warm. Foraker, by way  of a parting shot, told Bailey that if  he would come to Ohio he would learn  a great deal or law that he did not  know. "If there Is so very much law  to be learned in Ohio," remarked  iBalley, "I must advise the Senator to  spend all Ms spare lime there. He  needs It."  A somewhat apocryphal anecdote of  Sir Wilfrid Laurier is going the rounds  of the United States press. During the  last general elections, it Is related, a  Quebec Liberal/whose acquaintance  with Sir Wilfrid was only political,  sent this telegram to his leader, who  was In Ontario on a speech-making  tour: "Report in circulation in thla  county that your children havo not  been'baptized. Telegraph denial." To:  Which despatch the Premier sent this  reply: "Sorry to say report ta correct.  I have no children."  Dr. M-acNamara, in his collection of  Chili stories, telle one concerning that  wonderful dream of Jacob's and the  angels going up the ladder to Heaven.  "Please, sir." asked one of the boys in  the class to which the story was being  rehearsed,������������������ '.'why did the angels want  ���������to go up the ladder when they had  wings?" This nonplussed the teacher,  who took a strategic movement toi th.  rear by saying, "Ah. yes! Why? Perhaps one of the boj-s can an., wer that."  And one did. "Please, sir," t������aid he,  "because they was a-molting."  Thomas A. Edison is deaf, but, like  many whose hearing is defective,, ho  sometimes understands what, is said  when it is least expected. There were  visitors one day at his laibo itory, to  whom, as usual, he was , -lite, although busy, and he patiently '��������� answered marry questions.; unnecessarily  shouted at him. Finally, one of the  visitors, the humorist of the party,  said to another: "I bet he'd hear If  we ask him to have a drink." "Yes."  said Edison, leaking directly at the  man and t-millng, ."I would; but no,  thank you, not to-day."  The late Lord  Dufferin". was fond of  relating an amusing experience which .  occurred   when   he   was   returning, to  Ireland   from  a diplomatic  mission   to  ibe,.ma.rned, and his engagement to tlie  ���������beautiful Miss Hamilton had just been  announced.   He landed one evening ori  the  platform of a small  country  station    near   Cland.boye, .and   hired    a  driver   to   take   him   the   four   or -fiva  miles,  but he was so  muffled  up  that  the   driver failed     to   recoi* ,ize    him.  Presently Lord Dc 1'erin asked:    "Any  j  lews     about     he  _?"      "No     news,"   I  c-ampiiy replied t ,e man, "exe   *t that  j  the beautiful Mks  Hamilton   i:   going?  |  wTSrarfy-TCHTiir^  Mm. Oldtm���������I hope you nnd your  husband live Happily together. Mrs.  Strongmlnd���������I Should say we do. I'd  just, like to see him try to live unhappily Tjrlth me.���������.Philadelphia. "Record."  Catching Fugitive Hats.  On a recent .vi-idy Sunday a new  and apparently profitable industry  was disclosed in up-town New "r'o k.  It was a day when hats went suddenly off the hftid an. traveled a  block or two b.fore Ihey alighted,  and then . ���������.���������1'e.l or b-.u.-i-dc-ii three  or four bio. as more, like h. .v-drivc.n  golf bails. People at Broadway  and Forty-second sir. .1. says the "Tribune," had Just watched a young fei-  I'.w di.-iipp *ar d'.v. ri the cro.**:.** street I:i  pursuit of his Derby, and were turning  to so on th.'.r way... wh n a negro  rounded the corner, who ;<- ;ed like a  hat-rack. Derbies were tucked under  each arm; he held a muddy tall hat in  one hand and a white felt crush hat  in. :!). other, and on top of his own  Derby a bic.ek fell hat was jammed securely, lie wore a ���������-������������������mile from ear to  ear.  "What, are you d'-'ng with all thosu  hats?"  someone ,a-   *ed   hirn.  "Well, I's takln all dat am a-corn-  in' ma .v-ty," and i,e grinned. "I could  'a' got more, but I ain't got no more  place   to  put  urn."  "Why don't you give them hack to  the men who lost thorn?" he wan  asked.  "Well, you see." said -he, "they wm  rnoKt gcn'raliy so fair a/way dat I  couldn't  wait."  Then he wont on up Broadway, with  all  his  hats.  "He proves the old saying," was re-  ma.ketl; * never chose your own hat���������  someone Is always ready to do It for  you."  ���������_...-i_____*U-i.i n-tir. *T'i-*i*l*n'i ������������������������*���������������������������������������������* r*������:*i "n.i' l nil '("���������r (".  I i  ���������*���������   The Curl   ���������*���������  5  A Love Story of Franoe. f  u  ���������*  By ETHEL WHEELER. 2  E  Bi:ifOlllt*l������'.l!<ltlli:|i-.l>.|!tfili<|::_'iniia!|i!(,*>l:<l'!l.'l"l><l'<llt.:l;il..mi'.l:-tilliu*!  We -were sitting on the terrace of an  old French chateau, sipping coffee nnd  smoking? cigarettes. It was a hot  autumn afternoon. The tapestries  of tlie woods were worked ln tho  ���������faded colors of decay; they rustled  with tho sentiment ot the lost,  the past, and. the dead. The  ���������warm sun had raised a wavering  veil of moisture about them, and lri  allowing for its Influence orre was inclined to exaggerate the definition of  leaf-line underneath���������that delicate definition. Incident on the sparseness of  autumn, which charges the smiling  abundance of summer with the first  exquisite thinness of renunciation, to  sharpen later into the hard features of  winter asceticism.  Beneath the tobacco smoke my old  friend's face showed shriveled and  wrinkled .with a like delicacy ot line.  Its sentiment of expression was nlmost  one with the sentiment of this essentially French moment of lhe year. Tl_.  woods were sad, but they were more  happy than sad; with them lt wns thu  time of .dreams, and they were haunted  by the fragile loves of a vanished  spring. The sorrow that was in theni  ���������was plaintive, wistful���������almost a tender  impersonation: theirs was the sentiment of sorrow, its Iridescence and  play, unconscious , of any depth or  darkness of suffering. '  It was forty years since I had met  Louis de Brlssac.    In Paris, as young  men, we had been close friends.   I had  gone over to study in the French capital, and from the very first Louis had  won rrie to him by the charming romance of his friendship for me.   Since  .that time, during the long years in India, men had come near to the fibre and  core of me through mutual danger and  mutual endurance; I had felt the stir  of those silent friendships whose most  open manifestation  Is a firmer handgrip, an understanding eye glance. Beside   these hidden  vital  emotions  the  memories of my Paris friend were as  pale-colored as his autumn woods, but  yet  in   these  far-off   memories   there  was a sweet fragrance which the  ro-  buster attachments lacked.   Louis had  written to me regularly for years and  years: I had whole boxes of letters ln  his fine, pointed handwriting.   He was  expansive,  and  thought no detail ��������� too  trivial for my Interest:  not only was I  familiar with the administration of his  estate down to the minutest particular,  but also'his whole "mental life, with all  its philosophic doubts and conjectures,  was laid open before me.    The letters  were written  with  tlow and  lucidity;  they were full of keen observation and  admirable criticism of life and books.  But partly through lack of time, partly through difficulty oC composition ln  the    French    language,     and    mostly  through  constitutional self-repression,  my replies'wore* 1 fear, somewhat bald  and brief.   Then, during a period of extended travel, I missed several of his  letters,   and,   having  no-.Incentive   to  write to him, I let the correspondence  -emj, '.-   '*,'���������������������������  On my return from India the London  doctors -advised me. to try the waters  at Vichy, and thither I repaired, intending to find out If my old friend  still lived In the neighborhood. On the'  very first evening I came across him  unexpectedly. I had dropped Into, the  Cercle Prive to watch the gambling,  and amid the grasping and repulsive  faces of those present my attention  ���������was attracted by an old man of great  benevolence of aspect. I could not be  mistaken. I knew him at once, in spite  of his white hair and his wrinkles. The  peculiar charm, tlie dash of melancholy  happiness, that had always belonged to  Louis were there still, more marked  than ever. He was playing the game  with a childish pleasure���������staking deliberately, but not high. He had evidently set a limit to his losses, for  presently'he can over, with a pleasant word to a friend or two*, toward  the window where. I was standing.  "Louis!" I said, touching his arm.  He looked at me for a moment quite  ���������blankly. Then his face grew irradiated.  "Richard!" he said, pronouncing the  name French fashion. "It is Richard  ���������my friend Richard Wright! My poor  Richard, but how you have.changed!"  , I smiled. "Well, it Is forty years," I  replied.  "And to meet you here!" he continued. "I always tline here when 1  come to Vichy on business. And I play  a little. It is excitement. If you win.  excitement; if you lose, more excite-  ment.__.._.l.__jVly_X_riend Richard, Wright.!..  . . . I am overwhelmed. . . . Ton"  must come home with me to-night.  Why, I insist���������I absolutely insist. Jly  carriage Is here. There is a room ready  for you. It Is too great hnpp!*ie... to  have you with me at the Chateau de  La Tour."  There wns no resisting the pp...- ire  of his Invilallon, his !':.!thfu'l:i.*.-.* of  friendship. I consented, th'ci-'i .* ,'..v/.i-  cally, half doublTul wh.it ::; i:i::,:v ot  welcome I should receive l'i.*... .Madame  or   Mademoiselle   de   Brls.sa.*.     I   sup-  ���������norvuinriut r/i) :.n.,.j I rir^-'O I."si H  ���������J31SIW *"*ioo*> 31(1 OS_!l*M[.R|i,*. oi piu.i.tj  ,-ijii noX A.oit puv '������ui .mj ojh .'no/: *>!*,���������!_  l>ino_.v no/: Xi;s o������ pasr. aoA��������� .-JupB.VU  posed, of course, thnt Louis Irad married In the long. Interval since we had  ceased to correspond���������thai he had children. But I was wrong. I found the  chateau presided over by an old buller  and his wife, who superintended the  servants. ,,  And so. on the next day. looking out  on thai delicate autumn landscape, so  full of vague and lovely regrets, I felt  Impelled lo break our silence wilh lhe  remark, ".So there never was a woman  In your life?"  A greater sweetness crime Into, my  friend's face, "yes, Itlchard, there waa  ���������and Is," he replied. "I will toll you  about her when we go ln. You will  think It���������you ' may think 11���������rather-a  'delightful utory. Perhaps you will only  laugh at rne. . . . And you, my  friend���������you have never married, either?  Nd, no . . . do not answer rne. f  see J have touched pain. I would not  have you speak out of a sore wound.  I want to know no more. Forgive me���������  forgive mel"  "You are���������happy In her?" I asked In  a low voice.  "But you must hear the beginning���������  you must see," said Louis. "Tell me.  did my last letters make mention of  any h0lil\y of mine?"  I reflected a moment. "A hobby?" I  .repeated, a little puzzled.  "Why, yes: oae must have a hobby-  birds' eggs," said Louis.   "It Is a hob-  1   ���������16=  by full of poetry, -of romance, of sent.-  ���������ment. When I was young, lt took me  out Into the open woods, out ln the  ���������springtime, out ln the early morning.  Every specimen I collected made me  mor*e exquisitely aware of the marvels  of creation, and woke 1n me new wonder for nature's supreme artistry of  color and curve. Have you evor pondered over a bird's egg, Richard���������over  the frail brittleness thnt encloses the  germ of sublime music? As the crinkled  ahell Is characteristic of the crisp  ocean���������as It is thin, tout of Infinite resistance, and shaded mainly with the  yellow and red hues of sand���������so the  bird's egg Is characteristic of the softer  contours of the land, nnd memories of  leaves and skies are blended In the  ereens and blues of its shell."  "That seems to me . . . just a  little fanciful," I protested, "-but to  tell the truth, I have not given the subject any attention."  "I will show you my collection presently," said Louis. "I am arranging  and clrr.sslt.vlng It now. Of course 1 am  too, old to get any more specimens myself, and 1 l'enr to employ the village  lads, lest they should be lacking In  ���������wise discretion. But believe mc, Richard, on the most bitter winter's day  my.birds' eggs are potent to bring lit*  spring vividly before me. Within these  ���������fragile cases, I whisper to myself,  ���������there lives in essence the whole magic  of spring���������its crystal-clear calls,. Its  high and liquid notes, Its Hash of lark  mounting Into tho sky, all Its varieties  of faint fiutterings among new leaves.  I touch my eggs and say. 'Thrush,  finch, wood-dove;' and the pressure ot  woven _iests grows round me, and I  see the green-cradled babyhood of  birds."  "I wonder," I said, "that you ever  found the will to take and blow the  eggs?"  "All," Louis replied, "you nre too  prosaic. I take but one egg of many;  with us scientific interest does not necessarily kill sentiment. And the birds  ���������do not resent it; they have been kind  ���������to me, kind beyond expression. They  have given me a gift. I have told you  ���������this that you maybe In the night mood  .to understand. Come In, now; I will  show you."  Together we went into tlie chateau.  It seemed to me charged with an atmosphere of old-world sentiment, conventionalized by the lines of ancient  perpendicular wall papers, of panels  and parquets of oak���������dim hand-worked  tapestries reproduced within the rapture of autumnal decay. A sombre richness had grown about the greens and  .blues of the threads, like an emergent  shadow; Lhere was the pallor of exhaustion in the blanched yellows and  waning whites. Everywhere huge potpourri of roses reproduced about the  corridors the sentiment of the lost, ths  .past, the dead; giving for the passionate beauty of. June an attenuated  sweetness, grown a little sickly in  heavy confinement. Louis led me up  the slone staircase to n long, bare  room, arranged as a museum, with a  number of cases containing birds' eggs.  It was Inconceivable to me how anyone  could extract a dream of springtime  from so arid a spectacle. Louis drew  me over to a table upon which stood a  casket jeweled with small turquoises:  this he opened with a key. Within lay  a curl of golden hair tied with t*. piece  of faded blue ribbon. .  "She Is with me always," he said  dreamily; "her sunny presence pervades the house; I almost think, at  times, I see her flitting up and down  the staircase. Before, I -was lonely���������  lonely and often .bitter���������.but since' she  came all has been changed."  "Your dead wife," 1 said reverenlly,  for the moment forgetting.  "No, no; I was never married. I told  you that. But I did not tell you why.  There was consumption! In our family.  I consulted a doctor after you left  Paris. ... I did not think I was  justified"���������  I grasped Louis' hand. 'IMy friend,  my .friend, how could I guess at so  deep a tragedy?" I exclaimed, deepiy  moved. Here indeed was courage,  heroism. "I. fancied���������forgive me���������I  fancied 3-ou lfad not known real suffering. My own case... . . I have loved,  .���������too.". '  "But . . ��������� let me finish. I think  you mistake. I never loved . . . in  the flesh," he interrupted hastily.  "That would have been terrible, terri-  We. I could not have conquered a  great passion. I think I-should have  killed myself." He touched the curl. I  "I never saw her," he went on. "I |  found this . . ���������-. just as it is now ��������� .  . .* tied up Willi'blue ribbon . ������������������'. . in  the nest of a bird. That is my romance, Richard���������the whole of my romance."  "Bui���������I don't understand!" I gasped, j  *-!t gave me something tangible to j  build upon���������a lock of hair, brought me  in that tender way by the bill of a j  ^birdfiissociiited-wlth-all-tliat^ls-dear  and beautiful a*nd wonderful to nre. I  think: this bit of sunshine in the soft  moss ot a nest, a golden pillow for wee  feathered things. She would be pretty,  with such hair! She has blue eyes and  gentle'ways; she has changed a little  during* the long years she has been  with me, but always she is young, always she is sweet and lovable, with  golden hair. Her gentle compan!i;r:.<.'.i|i  has grown dearer to me, and dealer:  her voice Is the blended voice of ail  birds, and tho lightness of the birds is  In her step, and their timidity, and  .soft, nestling ways."  ! "But It Is a dream!" I exclaimed.  "Perhaps.    Still,  there Is  lhe  curl,"  he said.   Then he put his hand on my  arm.    "It puzzles you," he continued,  ���������with a whimsical smile.   "No Englishman is like that: you are material, and  must have the substance; you do not  understand that a dream has as actual  j an existence as a reality.   We have the  1 belter, of you,  dear Richard,  In this:  we  have found  one secret of  happiness." ��������� ,'���������     .  "If there had ever really been ai woman," I began.  "I know. This could not have happened," hesaid gravely, "It could'inever  have happened���������ln that easel and I  should have suffered���������like you."  I took up the curl, examining it curiously. At one time I had given some  study to physiology. "But this Is. not  woman's hair," I remarked, without  thought.  Louis grew pale. "Not woman's  h'airl"  Then I realized the mischief I had  done. I cursed myself inwardly that  In a moment of recklessness I had  chattered the whole fabric of his life's  dream. It is, of course, easy enough  to tell from a lock of hair the age and  sex of the owner when it was cut off,  and lt w-as quite evident that this curl  5  liad been taken from the head of a  young child. But why had I not had  the wit to keep the discovery to myself? Why must I burst in with my  crude science upon this delicate, Incomprehensible romance?  "Not woman's hair!" repeated Louis.  "It is the hair of a child���������of a younx  child���������about seven year's old," I said  dully. "Oh, Louis, I should not have  epoken."  He looked dazed, bewildered. The  next moment he was wringing my hand  ecstatically. There were tears ln his  eyes. "Richard, Richard," he cried, "I  -ind never thought of that���������a child I  We pass the time . . . for loving  .women, and sometimes I have felt . .  . lately . . . that an old gray-haired  curmudgeon like myself has no right to  let his fancies run forever on golden-  haired maidens. But a elil'd, a little  girl���������one Is never too old lo love ..  child! It Is what the chateau wants  'beyond all else���������childish laughter, tha  patter of childish feet. Oh, Richard,  think what you have given tne���������a littlo  child, to be with mo always till I die!  It Is good���������It Is good that you came!"  He leaned on me, nlmost overcome.  But I ... I could not understand.  Only In my heart, was a great void���������a  pitiful cry for that childish laugh'...,  the patter of childish feet, which I  should never hear.  It was twilight when we reached the  staircase. The wind was in the tapos-  trles on the walls. They rustled like a  shower of falling leaves. Suddenly  Louis touched my arm. And down at  the bottom of the stairs, amid the fantastic movlngs of the hangings, I  thought for one moment I saw a brief  vision of a little golden-haired child.���������  "Atlantic Monthly."  An Acrostic of Gems.  There was formerly a very pretty-  fashion In ; the. setting of getns  whlch was so quaint that it deserves to be remembered. It consisted.  in so setting the gems of a -wedding  ���������ring that the initial letters of the gems,  read In acrostic style, would give the  name of the bride. Sometimes, when  the names presented difficulties In-  gem-type, they were set up so as to  form a motto on the same plan. The  most Interesting example1*������!! this peculiar fashion is that connected with the  name of -Rachel, the famous actress.  Someone made her a present of a diadem In which were six jewels. The  stones were so set that .when read*  acrostlcally they gave not only the  actress's name, but also the Initial let-  .ters of the principal parts she had  ���������played. Put in proper form and -translated into words, it .was as follows:  Ituby, Roxana,  Amethyst, Amenalde,  C ornellan, C nmllle,  1-1 ermlone,  1_ mllle,  L aodlce.  II ematlte,  B meraJd,  li apis lazuli.  The column on the left t?ives tho  lady's name from the initials of the  gems, and thc column on the right-  shows her six principal roles, so that  the gems Indicated not only the name,  but the occupation also.  The Maxims of Nizam.  There are two kinds of men wrtto,  by their personal appearance, Instantly attract the attention of women ��������� the very handsome man and*.  the very homely man. The fellow of  average appearance seldom counts.  A woman can always instinctively  detect Insincerity ln a man ��������� except  ���������when she is in love.  So long as .men are men, and women  are women, no man will ever meet ������  woman without Ibotii���������perhaps unconsciously���������costing up the chances of  eventual matrimony.  Women seldom speak from experience���������for the simple reason that they  rarely profit from experience. They  are much more likely 'to talk of their*  experiences.  This idea of "living on a desert isle'"  .with one woman for' lite is ail very  .���������well in its way���������and IL is a plan that  appeals to a certain form of insanity���������  ibut a time would always come to any  man *who might attempt this when he  ���������would be glad to sit down and chat  socially with his mortal 'enemy.  'Most men think tliat iwomon are  fools;' probably because they would  like to have them so. This would give  the majority of men so-much more* of  an opportunity. *  "Women get more out of incidents  than men do���������because 'their lives are  made tip of incidents. They are not-  capable of undergoing a protracted experience.���������Albert Lee in "Smart Set."  -Fifteen-Laws-of*-Book-Borrow--  ing.  An English magazine reprints somo  curious laws of book-borrowing���������wlg-  Inally found In a copy of the "Lettres  Fanatiques," Svo., 1739, now tn the British Museum. The complete text in  ancient law Latin was published in tha  "Athenaeum" of December 23, 1893.  Prescribed some century and a half  ago by one Francis Vargas, Mturquls of  Alacclucca. to frequenters of his library, the book lover of amy age will  find little to cavil at in their slmpla  provisions, which run as follows: --__  '"I. Do not steal the book. '������������������ //^  "II. Do not cut or stab i^    yif  "IH. For Heaven's sake N<_"*fa__r no  lines about it, -within or -without.  "IV. Do not fold, crumple or-wrinkle  the leaves.  "V. Nor scribble on the margins. ,  "VI. All the ink required is already  on the pages; do not defile them with  ���������more.  VVII. Let your -book" marker be of  perfectly clean paper.  "VlA. The volume is not to be lent  to anyone else; on any consideration.  "IX. Keep mouse, -worm, moth and.  fly away from It.  "X. Let no oil, fire, dust or flltk oarae  near it.  "XI. In a word, use the book, don't  abuse it-  "XII. Read and mate whati extracts  you please, but  "XIH. When read don't keep li an  unreasonable time.  "XIV. See that the binding and cov-.  er are as they were't^when you receives  lhem.  "XV. Do this, *nd however unkn_>wi_;  you shall be entered in the catalogue*'  of my friends. Omit it, and however,'  .well known your name shall ba  erased." _,- The Unusual Thing.  By Ruth Milne.  Mrs. -..nrliii sat at the inlaid desk in  Iho library, alternately writinj������ and slur-  ,ng   absently    ut   her     oblivious   hus-  ibitrul.     Ohviou.ly,   she.  was   writing   ������  otter;   obviously,  also,  the  letter  wns  difficult to write,    lt was, in fact, the  port of letter  Unit n woman might ho  l.xprcted to write in her own rooms he*  ���������hind closed doors; but. Mrs. Martin was  continually under the necessity of doinfi  jtho unusmil thing in order to live up to  her conceiifioti of herself as tin unusual  Voninn.   Gradually Uie periods of writ-  ng*  diminished  in  number  nnd   lcii*;th,  ,_nd  linnlly  lapsed entirely into meditation��������� patently   concerning   some    still  Vnore  unustiiil  thins  to   ������������ done-    }l&r  [chor.^hU  were    noeotnptiiiiod    hy little  mile*, denoting satisfaction nnd frowns  -JenolhiR ilillieulty.  ,\  Mrs. Martin wns young, good-looking  land  well-to-do;   Mrs.  Martin hud  heen  married over two years, and had yet. to  discover whut it was to be thwarted in a  >sieriou9 wish; yet Mrs. Mnrtiir was not  -J.lii.ppy.   She was, on the contrary, so distinctly unhappy as to he in the act of  "eomposinj* ti letter to Mr. Martin explaining that life with him had become uncn-  i durable, and that she wns about to leave  Mm to go with  one who satisfied the  llinner longings of a nature that he, Mr.  ' Martin, had  wholly   failed  to  compre-  L*'_iend.    Tliat wns the substance of thc  If first sentence in her letter.   So much hnd  >,4**een easy to write, and it had strongly  V appealed to Mrs. Martin's sense of the  I'unusual to write it after dinner, in the  library,  with   Mr.   Martin   rending  his  ���������newspaper before the fire.  What she had  failed to realize beforehand was the dif-  .! -Scatty of completing thc undertaking���������a  ��������� difficulty   that   grew   more    and  more  jfUHirUefl with every glance at her unsus-  & pectins* husband.  I|' In order to make the writing of such  ������������������} a, letter even moderately easy, a woman  j* must be either greatly wronged or greftt-  }-i ly in love with another man. Wlien she  ;f began to write, Mrs. Martin was fully  convinced that she possessed both these  requisites. Clever, charming and thor-  i' ������uglily spoiled,  from    her    motherless  V childhood through two years of a child-  .'.leas marriage,'*'-ihe had early learned to  ,  blame anyone, rather than herself, if life  .ailed to meet her brightest expecta-  i itions. Existence was monotonous-  then her marriage was n failure. She  was unhappy���������her husband* iiiiist be at  fault. Mr.'Martin' was not fond of poetry���������blinded hy passion, she had blundered into marriage with a man whose  tastes nnd interests were beneath her.  The situation is not uncommon: given  time and" thc absence of* temptation, it  may right itself, but she was Riven neither the one nor the other. With the first  .Weakening of her inward loyalty toward  her husband, there appeared a man who  Bo .evidently possessed the graces which  "her husband lacked that she forgot to  notice -that he as evidently lacked thc  .virtues which her husband, possessed.  .They dallied along the path of a sentimental friend .hip, meeting first at teas,  ���������which he frequented only to protest hi-  ���������detcstation of them, and "later, and more  often, at her own house.  Mr. Martin. .after meeting him once,  always departed for the club at the  sound of his voice in the hall���������a procedure that Sirs. Martin'outwardly deplored.  "I don't sec _why._you won't ever wait  ond seo Ted," she"complained, one evening, as he was slipping on his coat, preparatory to departure. "lie's so very  congenial to me: in fact, our disposition;  are almost identical."  'I Her husband nodded.  ,f' "As a woman, Alice, you're a dream,"  lie said. "As a man, you'd he a tame  cat. I don't like cats "myself," and he  gently set down the Huffy Angora* kitten  (that was climbing up his trouser-leg.  Ted, coming later, petted the kitten and  tread Shelley, with interludes in which  ie and Mrs. Martin exclaimed over the  ���������remarkable similarity of tlieir tastes.  If Ted Langham had been merely ���������'n  tame cat," the friendship would have  run its course and vanished into nothingness. Unfortunately, he was possessed  of a few masculine ideas, which, instigated by persistent nnd increasing gossip,  suddenly rose up and declared liim to he  desperately, hopelessly in love with Mrs.  ���������Martin. The awful secret remained his  two- days, at the end of which time he  confided It, with remorse and self-eon-  ���������demnation, to Mrs. Martin���������who listened.  HWhen a married woman listens to ari-  other man's love-makintr, the result is  easy to prophesy, provided the man he  persistent. From self-reproaches Ted  ���������,-went to Tegrets, and from regrets to affinities: and the step from discovering  that two people are affinities to proving  that they ought, therefore, to disregard  all the laws of God and man, is not such  Y       a stride when taken in'the path of/sen*  i,    tip-en.alisro.       Orre of Ted's  numerous  y* i~*'wild-cat-invest.mcnt3--=itiirnc(liiiout���������well;  they set the day for elopement, and it  was on the eve of the dny set Hint Mrs.  Martin turned from her letter of farewell  ���������o meditation.  ��������� Tlie meditation scorned at last to  amount to something, for she rose, turned  down the lights, settled herself comfortably on a sofa just out of range of the  firelight, and said, rather tremu'louslv:  "O, Dick!" "  "Yes?" said her husband, not looking  ���������p from his paper.  ft  i  "I���������I got a letter from a girl to-day  that I���������I wan. to ask your advice  about." Mrs. Martin's voice was not so  entirely under control as is fitting for  the voice of at, unusual woman about to  enter on an unusual course of action;  but her husband apparently noticed nothing,, laying down hi. paper with the re-  . gretful air of the man who has left tho  stock market unread.  "Ifm afraid my advice won't do in women's mixes," he said, "but go ahead and  we'll see."  There was a pause. Mrs. Martin hesi  tated, drew a long breath and made tho  plunge.".':   -.���������'*   ...''". '  "You see, she's married. You don't  mind my not telling you her name?"  she ndded, mentally applatrding herself  for the subterfuge.  "Rather you didn't," answered her husband. "What ahout her? She's unhappy, I suppose, or she wouldn't have written you about things."  "V ery unhappy," said Mrs. Mn rtin,  feebly. "Very, very unhappy," she added, more strenuously, feeling that the  occasion demanded the emphasis.  There wns another pause. Mrs. Mar-  ' tin's mind, instead of applying itself to  the matter in hand, persistently lrurkod  back to the dny. when she first met Dick,  nnd ire had told her sho wns the prettiest  .girl-he hnd ever seen- She tried to shivei  ���������at tlie recollection of his bluiilrrcss, and  ���������was struggling  to  compare  it  unfavor  ably with Ted's way of quoting, "If you  were what the roso is," when her husband's voice brought her back from tho  conventional past to the unusual present.  "Is that all?" ho asked, patiently.  "Of course not," snid his wife, moro  energetically. "She's wretched, nnd her  husband and she nre utterly uncongenial,  so she's going to leave hiin���������and sho  wants my ndvico ahout it."  "I sec," snid Mr. Martin.   "Husband's  i brute, I suppose," he added,  tentatively.  "Well, not precisely a brute, you know,  but impossible���������you know the kind."  Mrs. Martin gestured vaguely with a  linrul thru t rem hied in spite of herself.  Noting that hor husband's eyes were on  the gesture, she regretted it, but consoled he ...elf wiili the thought thnt ho  was utterly unobservant���������an idea which  she hnd so' long assumed to he true thnt  she   never  irriostio**(*d   it.  ���������'Knocks her up ('gainst the furniture,  docs he?" queried Mr. .Martin, pushing  liis chair slowly hack out of tho firelight  into the hitlf-durkness.  "Oh, no!" Mrs. Martin's tone implied  that this would havo been a trifle.  "Drinks, then?"  "No���������no, he's all right in those ways!  lie's simply uncongenial. Thoy made a  mistake, and she thinks they'd be better  apart."  "Oh," said Mr. Martin, quietly, "so  there's another man in itl Did she tell  you that, too?"  "She told me all," answered "Mrs. Martin, with dignity, adding, hastily, "all  about it," ns she saw a faint smile on  her husband's face.  He nodded assent, stroking his chin in  a way that meant he was seriously  troubled. Even the clerks in his office  knew that sign, but it conveyed nothing  to. his wife.  "What were you going to advise her?"  he asked at last.  "I thought," answered his wife, "that  I should advise her to leave him. It's  such a mockery, marriage under such  condidons," she added. The argument  was one of Ted's, and had impressed her.  "It's so much more noble to brave thc  world and be free than live a slave to its  opinions."  _ "Well, I'm not so sure," said her husband, meditatively.  Mrs. Martin g-asped.  "Oh, of course," she said, hastily, "l  didn't expect you to agree with me about  it."   ;  She had risen on her elbow in her interest, but she sank back again into the  couch corner, and her husband watched  fondly the little curls and tendrils of her  hair as an enterprising gleam of* firelight  touched them.  "I think most men would not agree  with you," he said, slowly. "It's women  ���������nice women���������who talk about braving  the world's opinions. Men don't believe  in it much. They know .too. much about  it.   It's too hard work, Alice."  He paused, but his wife made no reply,  and after a moment, he went on. "Now,  of course, if this girl's husband was a  brute to her, or didn't support her, or  anything like that, she could leave him  and get a divorce in regular order., I'm  not for divorces myself, though that's u  matter of taste. j_ut if she leaves him  and runs off with another, man, the  world isn't going to say that.she's braving it. It's going lo say that she fell in  love with one man when she was married to another. And the world doesn't  think much of tliat sort of woman."  "Who cares for what the world  thinks?" said his wife, defiantly.  "That's what you women say, again,"  said her husband. "Uut do you realize  what it means to a nice woman?���������-that  the people she likes won't speak to her;  that her friends must be among a set of  people who reully are what she is only  called; and that - she's thrown away  everything but love for a man who didn't  have love enough to keep, her from doing  wrong. Love isn't everything, Alice.  Now, that's tlie world's point of view,"  he added, in a lower-tone. "Then there's  the other. Have you tllought, when  you're advising her to do this, of the  man she's leaving?"  Mrs. Martin moved restlessly. Something in his voice. reminded her of the  old days, when they were first married,  and she had fulled to notice their uncon-  geniality. Life had beerr easy then, and  now it was very complicated���������and she  was very tired. Her eyes filled with  tears, and she buried her face in the pillows of the, sofa, while her husband's  voice went on, quietly.  "It's rather rough on him, yeu know, i  He isn't really a bad sort, I judge. Very  likely he realizes, too, that he isn't 'congenial.' He's probably devoted to her;  thinks all day at the ollice how, if this  Seal goes through, there'll he more money  for her to enjoy; hurries home from the  car at night so that he can dress for  dinner, because that pleases her and  makes her a little more satisfied with  liim. It's probably a sort of heaven to  him just to have her in tho room. Men  are-that-wayryou=know.  thinking it's a mistake? A man's not so  good na a woman thinks him at first,  but 'he's usually better than she thinks  when she's worried. Very likely he loves  her as���������as I do you���������" he clicked a little���������"and, dear, though 1 don't say much  about it, perhaps life without you would  be a thousand times worse than what  I've said.   For I do love you, Alice."  Mrs. Martin hesitated, struggled one  last moment for the unusual thing, and  achieved it.  "The letter I've begun is on the desk,  Diek," sire said. "Will you put it in the  tire, please?"  Dick groped his way through the dusk  to where tho linU-tiitisltcd letter Iny,  picked it up and commited it to tho  flames, face downward. As lie stood flicking the burnt paper to pieces with tho  poker, his wife propped herself on one-  elbow and regarded him critically  "You always were a dear, Dii������k," she  snid. "but I never knew you could talk  so well." ,      .       ���������..,,  "Oh," snid he, without turning, its  all in 3*otir "Brownir.g, somewhere, I believe. Onlv this end., hotter."���������1'rom the  San Francisco "Star."  The Czar's Love Story.  Commenting on thc imperial manifesto  just published,  in   which   thc  C"ir announces his decision  to grant religious  frccdom    to    all    his    subjects    other  than   thoso   of    the   orthodox   faith,  and    to    improve    the    conditions    of  village    life    and    of    the    local    nobility and peasantry, William E. Curtis  says: "Russia has made greater progress  toward civilization and civil and religious liberty during the brief time that.  Nicholas has been  ruling tban  during  the entire reign of any of his predecessors, and it is largely due to the influence  of the Czarina, who was the favorite  granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and is  a wise, Intelligent and tjood woman. During his boyhood, like thc ordinary prince,  Nicholas III. was a very wild fellow, and  when about twenty-one he oontraotcd an  alliance with a Polish dancer, much to  the chagrin and sorrow of his father and  mother.   She was, however, a generous  and sensible  woman,   and  undoubtedly  her influence over the prince imperial was  good.    They   had   three   children,  and  were still  living as  husband  and wife  when Alexander III., the late Czar, went  to his death-bed at the beautiful country  palace near Sehnstopol.      For    Bevernl  years the parents of Nicholas HI. had  been hunting through the courts of Europe for a suitable bride for their son,  and finally selected Alix of Hesse, the  daughter of Alice,  the loveliest of all  Queen Victoria's children, who, as you  may remember, died    from    diphtheria  somo years ngo, which   she  contracted  while nursing her babies when they were  ill  with  that  dreadful    disease.      The  Czarina Dowager, who is a sister of the  Queen of England and the daughter of  .that best ot all living monarchs, King  Christian of Denmark,   had  been very  fond of Alix from childhood, and for several years had been anxious to  bring  ahout her marriage with Nicholas.   The  latter was not only willing but eager to  marry  the. young German, princess, because she was beautiful  in person,, attractive in manner, amiable in disposition, and as much admired as any member of the royal families in Europe. Alix.  however, stubbornly denied his suit.  The  Polish actress made it impossible for hei  to necept the Russian throne, and no arguments or pledges had any effect upon  her.   She declined to accept a husband  who already hnd a;wife and three children," to whom he seemed to be devoted,  even if an imperial crown was offered as  a wedding present.; When Alexander III.  lay dying he sent for Alix to come to hi.  bedside.    What occurred between them  nobody knows, except,.perhaps,'Nicholas  and his mother, but soon after it was announced that a marriage had been arranged and that Alix of Hesse would be  the next Empress of Russia.   Tlie Polish  actress and her children were sent away,  given a beautiful residence on tho shores  of the Black Sea, and she has since married an officer of the army.    Nicholas  and his bride have been as happy and  devoted as anyone could wish.   The only  drawback  to   their  happiness has been  tha Isek of an heir to the throne.   They  have four (laughters, but no sons."  The'Anglo-Saxon Conquest  His voice "fell into silence. Mrs. Martin lajr very still. He hadn't forgotten  what it used to be, then? She tried  to think of Ted and his arguments, but  all she could hear was her husband's  voice, as it sounded when he had first  said he loved her, in the days when they  had bceir so very happy.   . ���������  "What you're proposing means this to  htm, Alice," he said, more steadily after  lhe pause. "It means that lie comes  home some night, thinking of her*nil the  way���������conies hi and she isn't home;-but  'then she probably hasn't taken pains to  be home early every evening lately.  Then somewhere, on his pincushion perhaps, when he goes to drc_s, there's a  note that says it has all been a mistake,  and she's gone off with a man who understands her." And he has to think oi  the years that have meant a bit of heaven to him as being only 'a mistake' for  her; he has to face that cruel thought  by himself while the servants are getting  the dinner ready.  "After that there's the'divoree court,  and he has to help ruin the reputation I  of the w*man he loves, so that she may  patch things up a. little by marrying the  brute that tempted her.  "And when.it's all over, he'll lock up  the house that held his bit of heaven,  and he'll live mostly at the club, and  wonder, day after day, if the other man  makes her kappy, and hope he does, and  wish, night after night, that he could  flrst kill the other man and then himself. And the worst ef it all, for him,  is that if he'd never, married her she  might always have been good. Hint's  ���������his side of it, Alice."  Mrs. Martin luy on the sofa, with her  face buried in the pilloirs. There wus a  long silencs, broken nt last by her hus-  bnnd'B croesint the mom te stand beside  her.  "Pon't you Mihik, dear," ho. snid, pontile, "that. pcrh/UH she made a nustnke in.  If language is a true measure of conquest, tire Anglo-Saxon is rapidly conquering the European continent. !*High-  l|fe," pronounced "hig-leef," has Ion" been  in use; "lo sport" arid "il yacht/' are  ev.ry-day matters in Italy; continental  papers talk casually of "il globe-trotter"  and "il reporter;" and "meetings" has  usurped the plnce of all Latin synonyms,  and in Italy gets its plural regularly���������  "meetingai," like any other good Italian  noun. An enterprising shop, calling it-  ___l__r__l_l____."fo__ij_-;^iP^J2_^paiiy,"*jid-  vertises an ice cream f*"c^^r7"Tli_"__i__y.'*"  A fresh Anglicism introduced lately  crented little short of a literary .tumult  in Rome. Tire first subway in the "Eternal City," a short passage under the  CJnirinai hill, was lately opened to the |  public, who promptly christened it, "II  Tunnel." Patriotic indignation was;  iwakcned. "TrJinway" had been accepted,  but indignant professors and students besieged the Koman papers, demanding to  xnow what had become of "traforo" or  ���������galleria," good Italian words, and where  this English madness was to end. Never-'  thcless, "il tunnel" thus fnr holds ils  own. " ���������  A writer to an important Roman paper  recently published an article bearing the  singular title, "At Flat," irr which she described the meaning of "these two mysterious syllables, among tbe less familiar  of those English phrases relating to domestic life, such*as 'home,' 'comfortable,'  ���������cozy,' luncheon,' 'five o'clock tea,' and  the like."  "At fiat" she expl-iined to moan living  "a piatto," likr certain trimmings plaesd  "a piatto" upon a gown, and she discovered, the term to have a deep psyeho:  logical significance, implying a mode* of  existence in strata, which English people  delighted in.  English is invading the schools, nlso;  one continental college now allots live  hours, where formerly it allotted two  hours' work, to English and German.  Orinfo _-*./��������������� of Perro Blanco.  1 recalls that you asks me a hile ago  about the mi'.iiii("-t man I ever met dur-  in' my travel.*; ,ni the desert. Well, pnrd-  ncr, 1 meet, mi many iiiimii men along the  trail 1 toilers nil these duly years, uu' I  views so many specimens of refined or-  n'rincss that 1 shore hints it a hard thing  to specify the chief malefactor of lhe  herd. But if you was to set all the citizens of l'crro lllnircu to votin' on tlie  subject, you enn bet your life (Iringo  Pete would win tlie title by a mile.  Perro Blanco's n little mining town on  the edge of the il *jnve Desert. They's  notliin' much there beyond seven saloons  and a botudin'-liouso, "nnd the stage stable with its big corral, lt ain't a big  place, but it makes up in excitement  what it lacks in size. There's never any  ongweo in Perro Blanco. A nr.ui knows  he's livin' every minute that liu's it resident of the entcrprisin* towrr; and if lie  begins to act a.s though he was forgettin'  of it, he's shot up a whole lot to make  him more fervent irr his appreciation of  life in general.  Now it's been a fine, rniiry winter, nnd  we'vo all been busy ns gophers placer-  in' in the little foo'l-hills hack of town.  It's shore been a busy season, arid we  nacherly scoops the go.d dust oul of the  ground. Gringo Pete strikes our camp  early in tire winter, arrd stays plumb  through till spring. He takes a run  back in the mountains occasional, but  he never dwells none definite on them  travels. Ue mention., that he has a rich  claim back in the hills, but lie don't locate 'em, and we has too good a savcy  of mining ethics lb go delvin' into no  mysteries of any gent in Perro Blanco.  We concedes that he has a rioh thing  back there somewhere, and we lets it go  at that. We're too busy, anyway, to take  much interest in any visitin' gent's  dreams of wealth.  It's late in the spring," or maybe early  in the summer, and the water hag nigh  stopped rurmiii'. ; We've all come down  from the diggin's and cashed in our dust  for the season. Not a man that hasn't  enough yaller metal to load a burro, figuratively speakin'. The camp fairly  recks with wealth, and the saloons is  (loin' a business I'.at would make the ordinary man weep .curs'of-happiness with  the lucre obsemn" it.  We'd most forgot Gringo Pete, for he'd  heen away for nearly three weeks; nnd  then we/luul money to buy whiskey with.  so naehcily wc ain't so homesick lor him  as we was. But one day Gringo Peto  eomes into camp���������nobody knows where*  from���������plumb loco, with excitement, lie*  gives it out that -he's struck it rich.  Keg'lar Bl Dorado. Quarts! load tliat'!,  goin' to make the Coinstock look like a  pile of slickin's after n rain. He wants,  to buy for the whole camp and turn the  night into one long, glad irallcluja'li.  Now, bein' placer miners,wc hasn't much  use for 'lmrd-ro'ek mirriri'; but we love.  Gringo l'ete, for we sudden -remembers  What he's done for us all durin' the lliirs  ty season. So we falls in with this exultation of his, arid prepares to drink to  his success in a way that won't lower  the -reputation of Perro IJlancO none in  the eyes of tire world as ���������_. town which  <iair be depended on in a celebration.  So about,dark Gringo Pete rolls out a  cask of licker and taps the same. He  gives it out cold that 'he's goin' to be ull  busted up in his feclirr's if lliey's a drop  left in the mornin'. Then the festivities  begins. I don't know whether that  snake pizen is extra strong or whether  Gringo Pete doctors it some; but I tells  you solemn that before midnight the  whole population of Perro Blanco, from  the bartender to the Red Butte stage-  driver, is luyin' out behind tire saloon,  plumb dead "to the world. I may mention a������ 1 goes along Hint it's three, days  before we gets over tlie said slumber and  comes back to earth again.  Then this���������yere Gringo Pete begins to  show his cusscdncss. ,11c goes but to the  corral, selects two of the fastest broncos  in Uie camp, and puts a sixty-dollar saddle' on one, a pack'saddlc on tlie other,  and stampedes the rest miles away into  the brush. Then he comes back to the  scene of the celebration and proceeds to  gather up every bit of wealth in the  whole outfit. He don't miss notliin'.  Wkeh he gets thr* ugh prospeutin' in tlie  pockets and money-belts of his inebriated  guests there ain't a dollar left in all Perro Blanco! Dutchy Gortner tells me private afterwards that Pete actually pries  his mouth open and purloins the gold  fillin' from his tooth. 1 ain't statin' that  last as a fack. I mentions it merely as  hearsay, and you takes it for what it's  worth. *'.''���������'...  Well, after he has all our wealth in his  saddle-bags Gringo Pete carefully collects all our guns and pucks then', aboard  the second hronk. Then he writes a sardonic note and pins it on the saloon  ioor. Which thc same runs like this, if  Z remembers correct: '  Gringo Pete triarrks Perro. Blanco for  r/r.-.-,���������_,_*���������- TVT_.n I 3ne ey������ on t**16 San Berdoo Mountains  [...._.n.sc *"-an. I wd t*j.e otl.er   ro)lia, ba(;k alm...   Uic  trail; for Gringo Pete's plenty fo\y, aird  he don't figure on tnkin' no to turn trip  to Perro Blanco���������Which community lie  bids farewell to with lots o' zest.  Well, ns I'm sayin', this yore Davo  Soule plunges into Greascwood Canyon,  ridin' 'harder an' harder ns Uie trail gets  fresher, an* he feels hisself gettin' madder an' madder. Suddenly, us he goes  Irumpin' 'round a bond irr the trail���������/.ill*I  a rope Hicks out of tlie brush behind and  snakes liim out o' tlie saddle with a.  loop around his arms, nnd tho bronk  shoots ahead nn' stops, while Dave hits  tho sand like n, sack o' Hour, arrd won-  ���������_ers, dazed like, what's the mutter.  But he don't wonder long; for out  steps Gringo l'etc. smilin' nn' guy n*  ever, an' holds n gun (in Dave, while he  finches the rope "good an' safe. Then  Dave finds his tongue, an' the way he  hands out. brimstone an' sulphur lo (iringo l'etc shore makes nut blush to talk  about. But l'etc nin'l lettin' it disturb  liis serenity none, lie's willirr' to let the  other feller cuss, so long ns he has the  winnin' hand fur his share.  "Well, well, my old friend Dave!"  snys Gringo Poti siiiilin' sort of injured  like, "wns you gi irr' to pass right by nn'  never apeak? After all the drinks 1 buys  for you, too?"  But Dave Soule don't have no relish  for tiicm little pleasantries. He grows  more an' moro profane, while Gringo  goes through his pockets an' relieves him  of cveryUring of value. Then Pete tics  Dave's hands good nn' linn, loops the end  of the rinta through Iris belt, an' thinks  a while. Presently he smiles again, as  though he had a beautiful idea. He  walks down the trail a little, and pretty  soon comes back with another rope, He  ties it to the end of the one that's looped  in Dave's belt and throws it over the  telegraph wire. Then he. climbs aboard  of Dave's horse, takes a half-hitch with  the rope around the saddle-horn, digs  iia* spurs into the skate, an' up Dave  goes to the, wire, where he hangs, all  spraddled out like a big Hying lizard,  still cussin' an' foamin' most fluent.  Grimm Pete laughs an' laughs, till he's  so weak he can hardly set in his saddle.  Then he starts up the bronk again an'  rides round an' round the telegraph pole,  till the rope is made good an' fast. Then  he gets oil', ties the end o' the same to  the bottom of the pole, and stands off to  ndmire his hiindiwork.  "Whicli I hangs you up in the breezes  like a flag o' liberty!" grins Gringo Pete.  "I'm shore proud o' my elforts, an goes  my way n-lcavin' of the world to judge  ns to the. merits of the same!" nnd with  thai*, he waves liis hand to Davo Soule an'  gallop off down the sandy trail on  Dave's own horse, leaviu' Dave swnyin'  (rraeeful an' solitary in tire air.  Along about three o'clock in the afternoon Dave ain't conscious any -more. The  sun's shinin' some fierce, an' it's shore,  roastin' poor Davo to a frazzle. His  tongue's hangin' out, all black an' dry,  nn' they's a "husky rattlin' in his throat.  If Dava was awake, he'd,undoubted appreciate a drink c*' water.  Just about that time they's a freight  train comes languishin' along through  the desert.with a load of ore. The train  hands notico Dave daiiglin' in the atmosphere. At first they regards him casual  like, for fchey naehelly infers he's the  remnants o' some vigilance meetin'; but  when they gets, closer tliey notices that  he's .hanged by the waist, and not by  the neck. This excites their eui-iosity  some powerful; an' as they hasn't much  to do: that afternoon, they stops an'  takes him down an' pursues some investigations a .reap. Tliey're surprised a  lot when they find he's alive. So they  rolls bim aboard the caboose an' toots  ahead.  In an hour or so Dave comes to sufficient to know what's happened, un' to  try...to make the train hands understand  by signs what's the. matter. But he  can't talk yet, an' the Tailroad men ain't  none wise on thc sign language. Besides,  they one an' till plays him for a Iiobb-  thief; so they takes liim on to "Los Angeles and domiciles him in the city jail.  We're alia heap mixed on dates; but  as near as we are able to ligure.it out,  it's four days aiter them festivitie������������������  when we celebrates firingo Pate's lucky  strike���������that Dave Soule comas wobblin'  into Perro Blanco. His eyes isWaoked.  and. two front teeth is gori*. 'He's hag-  mum  /.!.>  run  Oli  A Fireside Dialogue.  Y  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cured  Mrs. Huffman of  Napanee  m.  :������������������  er,  i  cosy  foots  tll-V*.  toob_  larg-e  ���������sll;**;  ;<ers.  the .���������������  ii :h a  llop'ir  oH:ui  s    a  .*.  In  in. i'-.  ���������nklii!  ���������;.  -iiu  ���������u-im.  ���������rift upoi* . ."-  . .il a ne-*  And Now She Kecommonds Them  to Other Young Li*dies :orlWlar-  rled Woman.  Napanuc, Oni., April 27.���������(Special).  ���������Tliat Dodd's Kitlncy l'ills are une  of Ihu greatest iioon.s evor cuiifcm-d  on stificiing womankind is tin* experience of Mrs. John C. lliii.m_.n ..of this  place. Kin* the benefit of her sister  women she has given tire following  statement for publieation:  "1 had heen troubled for about six-  years with Kidney Disease and the  pain was so great I could not stand  it. I could not entertain any company.  "One night when I was feeling miserable, I read some -wonderful cures  hy Dodd's Kidney Pills and I decided  to try them. The first box brought an  improvement and by the time I had  taken six boxes I was completely  cured.  "I can recommend Dodd's Kidney  Pills to any person suffering from  Kidney Disease and I make this statement hoping it will help other young  ladies or married women."  Mrs. Huffman is only one of many  women who have proved that many  female complaints are the result ol  disordered Kidneys and are as such  easily curable by using Dodd's Kid-  uey Pills.  ve a new frocl*  very eninusdas-  ..*.   (....r,   but  I  ,'p:l:riJ.--tic.    As *  ::-.k I  present   a ������������������'���������  ... In tlie (-loihesi .<-.���������. -  two  years oldi*iu..-.  :n them. ;   ',.  ���������i   Crowe.    I'vi**.'>  iliSBulse.  o clfirar with ���������___.���������..*������.__  :���������_ good clsar?   }r"  i nough, though.*.4:-  Sunday.-, ������->-������������������������������������  Senator Hanna told to a group of Ms  fellow-Senators the other day tlusstoryi  "In Lisbon, where I was born, they say  a black man and a white man were ones  tiding together along a lonely road. Tbe  road led past a jail, and in the courtyard of the jail they saw, rising above  the high and dismal stone wall, a gallows. 'Jim,' said the white man, 'where  would you bo if that gal.ows had its  due?' 'Guess alr'd be ridin' alone, sab,  Jim replied."     ���������    , " .      ���������  Tho -Democrats'of Ito'choster, -New  York, eager to get out their full  strength at a recent elccLion, sent word U,  S. B? Anthony, ; 17 'Madison street,  marked -Democrat": in-. the. poll-book,  just before the last day of registration  that "unless: vou -.register you cannot  vote." They got the following answer  a day or two later: "In response to.your  notice of this kind in 1872 I did register,  and liiler voted. For this I was arrested, lir.cd ono hundred dollars, and  sent to jail. You will e::eu.*-c me if 1  decline to repeat thi.*. cxperience.-  Strsan 1). Anl Irony."  Poul! uey P.igclow attempted on one  occasion io interview "O**m Paul". Kru-  ger and  met  with about the same fat*  "I want half a pound of water crueller*," said Mrs. Newcome. "All-fired _or-  ry, ma'am," replied the country storekeeper, "but I ain't <;ot but two dor.en of  ���������nm in the place." "Well, 111 take them.'*  *"J������H_t wait ten, twenty minute*. Hi  Fto-ar** <_���������' Josh SFIocum has l**n u.in'  '���������as fur efeetfeci-t an' they're plsyin' the  daadlu' (_������������������__. now." ��������� Phrlp.delphia  ���������'JPr***."  "assistiii'^liim���������in-rrrakin���������his���������second���������biR-  strike! His heart is mighty heavy tliat  they's goin' to be such a long trail between, but duty culls and her slave  obeys!"  Arrd the durn coyote signs.his nume in  full!  Xow, it's nbout sunrise the next mornin'  when Dave Soule come.,  ridin' into  cimp from Pinto Canyon.    It seems Hint  Gringo Pete plumb overlooks Dave in his  Kilculatiorrs.    Dave's the worst man in  Perro l.laneo, and we're. proud of him.  And,when Dnve Soule hits the town and  rends tliat notice on the saloon door and  then goes out behind the shack and views  the   slumberin'   population     of     Perro  Blanco, he shore is in. a fightin' rage.  Dave goes ahout  among  his  feller-citi*  tens and kicks aird cusses them moat copious; but \e wastes his efforts, for no ono  wakes up to reward him for his arduous  labors.   Then Dave climbs aboard of his  bronk, takes up Pete's trail, and tears  ������������������.way   across    the    desert,  cussin' and  gna_hin' 'his teeth a heap zealous.    Ha  puts it up to hisself straight  Uiat he.  shore means to skin Gringo Pete alive  and tack his hide up on tire door of the  boardin'-house before sunset. _ An', judg-  ln' from Dave's general disposition, I still  ieems that he means just what ire snid.  It's maybe ten o'clock in the forenoon,  smi Dave has follered the trail to where  It joins the railroad through Greasewood  u*nyon.   Dave has made good time, for  Glrineo Pete leaves a trail a tenderfoot  .���������uWn't leee if he tried.   It's easy to see  k>e satimatea that Perro Blanco is due,to  ������l������ep for several days right along most  as������iiiious, and ha isn't aimin' to weary  __*._lf or -his  animals   by  no  arduous  hus'l-in'.    Bewdes, he  loves  the  desert,  ������nd he ride* along glow a-w3iistlin' to  3i-*eif a f$p*t.ni-_h duno. and admirirr1 tlio  tmautles oi nature a *������*hole lot.   But lie  ain't leevin' out no precsutisns; arrd nil  tk������ wMl* -he's loiter in' al_**_*K Ik's kecpin'  gard, an' unkempt, an' scratolicd up lilce  he's been in a cat-fight. Ws aea-.es a  mutunl an' unanimous sigh, for we has a  hunch that they's s������me more calamity :to  be onfolded���������an',we're dead right.  Dave Soule relates in a mournful voice  how they keeps liim ia prison for a while,  but not bein' able to prove nothin' again  him, they turns .him loose witli the warn-  in' never* to do it again. Dave hasn't  ���������iny.money; so he tric3 to beat his way  back to the desert, ritlirr' in a box-car.  He succeeds elegant till lie gets to Coyote Wells, when a brakeman tkat's bigger than linn comes along an' mauls him  up some joyous an' kicks Dave out of  -l'heJcar_an'.irito_a.cactus_patc,li, while the  train rolls merrily orr nn'-disli:pp?nrs~iir  tlie night,'witli a red! light winkiir' back  sardonic at poor Dave, who limps ahead,  too liwd whipped to even cuss. But after  hikin' for a dny an' a half, lie reaches  Perro Blanco, only to find they ain't a  drop of licker within eighty miles.  While he's tellin' thene melancholy  stories we hears n. whiirncy, an' up to  i,lie corral drags Dave Soule's bronco���������  munt and liuin*. and lrnlf-starved-lookin'.  Stive goes out an' rounds liim up, sort o'  trpalhclic; ami twisted iir t.re old skate's  tail he finds tills message:  "Dear Dave���������I regrets to inform you  that your bronk oairt ������t*nd Uie strenuous life of a buccaneer; ul turns hlrn  loose to bear my respeots back to Perro  Blanco, together with Uie hope that you  nil never forgets Gringo Pete's lucky  itrike an' Perro' Blanco's oeletwaUao of  the samel "Gringo P������t������.'*  Dave hands the note around, an' merely sighs sobbingly. We all reads, but  nobody ssys snything. Gringo Pete's  icroft*. the line into Old Mexico long ago;  ind besides we're nil plumb whipped, an'  they', no fight left irr oamp.  An' this is the particular epoch to  which I refers when I starts o������.������.dln'  llieso yere retrospections, when Perro  Blanco rises .up an' all unanimous votes  Sringo Pete the ern'riest m������������ that evor \  aroeeed that trail. And lookin' at il.  from the pint of view of a man who  has seen a heap oi men since ths*. ' sees  ao reason for disapprovin' ef th * vM-fl.'ct.  ���������Lowell Otus Kee������e in "Artmtmrt."  Onnon Ain-jer, Muster of tlie 7. .r.p'.c,  ind biogTupfc-M* ������nd editor o. '-*:rri, ..(..c  littered this pithy Keying: "To.: i my  ������.ea<_h. like ������������ ang������l. l������it if rot; ������*:t ���������*!*.:_-  jle en a stick peoyle ijrnore your prc������"^i-  Ing and spook of you n*. "the mnn '.ruo  Sin whistle on a utick.'"  that ninny interviewers ii*u*e''.had with  the former President of the Boers. He  found the old mnn in a very bad humor, and could get only mouo-yllables in  reply to his questions." He employed every nrt of the interviewer, but to no  avail. Finally, despairing of getting any  information of use to 'him by straight  questioning, he determined to be diplomatic and approach Mr. Kruger from hii  family side. So he asked, very nonchalantly: : "Is your wife entertaining thl_  season!" Short and sharp came the  gruff answer: "Not very." And the interview closed there.  Thc autobiography of Sir nenry  Layard, which has just appeared in Eng*  land, has this etory about Disraeli:  "My aunt was wont to relate that- on  one occasion, when hotly engaged in ���������  political argument, he said, with great  warmth, "When I am Prime Minister 1  ;slu*_l do so and so,' atwhich there wai  'a general laugh. He was walking ex-  .citedly up and down the room, and, advancing to the chimney piece, struck 11  .violeatly with his fist, exclaiming at tht  'sasDe time, "Laugh as you may, I shall  lie Prime Minister.'" Layard adds: "1  have no doubt of the truth of the story,  ���������as I keard it frequently from my aunl  ��������� long before the possibility of his rising  'to that lofty position was contenr  IplRted."  The late J. E. Boelrra, the sculptor,  once met Gladstone at a country house  and was immensely impressed by tho ex.  tent and diversity of the statesman's  knowledge, as revealed in hi3 conversation. Bochm was still full of the sub-  JSCt-Wheri^J^e^m^rning arrived for Car*  lyle's sitting for a Ifustrahd'tiTtli^philo-"  soplrer the sculptor poirred forth his admiration for Gladstone's intimate acquaintance with subjects so far apart ai  gardening and Greek. Carlyle listened  for a time in scornful, silence. Then h*  said: "And what did he say about youi  work?" "Oh, nothing," Jaid Boeiimi  "he doesn't know anything about sculp  lure." "Of course," growled Carlyie, "ol  course, and he showed his kniwledgi  about things that you didn't understand  No doubt if you ������*ked BlRckie he'd say  that Gladstone knew nothing about  Greek and the gardener would tell you  that he knew ���������������tfaing whatever of gar^  dening."  When Mrs. "Jack" Gardner entertained  the   famous  and    mynlerious Thursday  Club, at her equally 'famous and mysterious Italian  palace,  in   the  suburbs o.  Boston, thc Thursday  before  Washing  ton's birthday, the weatheT was as ia  hospitable as it was un-Italian.    Witt  forty  degrees of  frost outside,  it waa  impossible to    raise    many  degrees o.  wa-rrath inside by the sole aid of twclftk-  oentury, open fire-places.   Yet the disni-  fled Thursdayers sat through a somewhat  lengtky programme in regulation evening  attire, with seeming lack of discomfort, I  and proved themselves thc thoroughbreds 1  that they are, although the marrow waa |  frosen in their aristocratic bones.    But ;  the dignity of the occasion did not pre* I  dude some witty comments, one of wnioV j  earae from the wife of one of the frozen  onee.   Said she, wlien told of the di-*com-1  fort of the occasion: "Hon* fortunate for  Mrs. Jack;  all she needed lo complete  her palace was a fric-x oi eminent Bos-  tonians."  i'-iiNE���������A small i  two chairs near n ,*  On the footstool t .���������*  1 fully occupied. 1*. ��������� ..I  i man. In the mar.'.* :  | the other cliair ;i v.*,*  I Tr.MK���������Xip-ht.  !     Sounds of a dam;..  the window pane**..  |     Otherwise   sllov.. ���������**.  j      Sll** ,*-*i.*.-:iks:   C*.*...^.  ! <���������:<: ;n*t   for  the din!***  !      Ho--M*'i*m.  Slic-���������\V.!i, we do!  He���������I  said  wc* dl*l  A pause.  She���������You ought to  coat.  H**.*���������Yessum.  She���������You don't !*.������������������������������������  tie over my  .*��������� u**.*,-.**-.  Me I'm  enthu.-i. .  try not to be fooll.-h.  io the frock coat, 1 ;  pretty warm appear:::  1  have on.  She���������Why,   they   n.  Everybody knows >���������(���������  He���������Well.   I'm   no  no reason to desire i.  A pause.   He puffs i  air of Kreat content!  She���������Georee. ia thic  He���������Not very.   Go<*.  Three-f'r-a-quart'r.  She���������How   many  h.-.ve   you   smoke*-.. "*c  to-day?  He���������Three.   An* two pipes.  no pipes and four clr-i*1.  A long silence.  She (explosively, wl:h an air of trl-   ���������  umph)���������It costs you a hundred aollarS---  a year.  He (startled)���������What  do:?..?  She���������Tobooco doee.   In twenty year9���������-,_  If you didn't smoke,  y..u*d  have tw*.-r  thousand dollars, withnei counting In**- -.  terest.  He���������My, that's oo!    Yo*_*re an arltlr- >��������� .  metical  prodlgry, my .'.-'���������**..    "Pui     old-.'  Jenkins hasn't smoked for sixty year*  and he hasn't got thirty eeniK.  She���������I do wish you'd be serious*.*  George. You stopped It altogether for'.  six weeks, and you eald you could keen-  on stopping forever if you wanted to-  If you can stop Just as well as not.,  why don't you?  He���������It's quite the other  way.    If J  felt that I couldnt step I'd stop just  to prove that I oould.    It's  because I_  can stop that I don't feel the need, ottr  stopplng.  j     She  (with   delicate    sarcat-m)���������Hoir*-.-  logical m'en are, aren't they, dL*ar?   Sa^-c*.  ��������� much more so than vic.mea:  * He���������Being logical outside of bu__ne_*%* *  hours  is a luxury I've  managed     t_PSC  dispense with.  She���������Well, If you can't bo logical;. _.-  can, and  there's no. logic ..in smo__ln#-  when you don't need to. and when yout ������������������  need   new   clolhes    and  can't    afford,-  them. |  He���������No logic, dear, but an awful k������fTi  of comfort. Did you ever hear o������ Bf*v*  ro'n's  famous ode : 'i  Sublime   tobacco,  that   from   oast*. t������:'"~  west.  Cheers the  tar'a labor and the Turlo.-  mari's  rest ? >  She���������Your comparisons are unfortunate, George, dear.    The tar is said boc .  have a wife  in  every port    and    tho-;' ���������  Turkman    keeps  a  harem.      Besides,-_  I'm sure that Byron  is  Uie'."last..poets,  that anyone could lock  to for advices-*'  on such a subject.    You never heard.  of  Longfellow  pralstni.   tobacco.  He���������Well, then, let me tell you what.**, ."  happened    during the Santiago   c_m.-f1-  paign.  Our soldiers wer*; In the trendies on top of that hill, you know, wait���������  ing for   Ceryera   to   go   out,   or-- for--  Schley to come In, or for Shafter: to*  climb out of his hammock and cheei**-.-  up, or something.    They hadn't a blf  of  tobacco  among- them,   not* even- a  chew, and they were wet and cold and.  down   on   their   luck.     They   believed  Spain  was  going  to   win. \  What do you think  happened ?��������� Orr *  the fourth  day: a commissary tragpif  threw  off a box-of  tobacco  by. mla���������  take,  thinking it was  a box of  that-   '  Eagan  beef.    Everybody  smoked   up.  One man was writing his will.   When.  he  had smoked  for  half an  houi- hm*  tore up his will and wrote a letter to*,  his  sweetheart.    Matthews  was  ther*  and  he says  he  never  saw  such::   ������-  change In his life.   After they gotta**  tobacco If anyone had mentioned t!������������  possibility  of   the   Spaniards   wlnr_U__������  he would have had his head puricheA.  Matthews says that if he ever run*.*   -  war he 'will think of tobacco for , ta*  soldiers first and rations afterwards^-  However, that's not the only tobaeotr  poetry 1 know.   Here's another:  Tobacco is a fllthy weed.  And from the devil  came  the seed;  It   soils   your    pockets,   spoils    yotw  clothes.  And makes a chimney of your nos*.  Also, I know another, a lo*ng ona.  all about .the Indian weed, withered  quite, green at noon, cut down at  __ei__*at_--Ehows thy flocay^jall flesh la*  hey. thus think, then . inoEe-tobacco."  I always liked thai poem. It's aa_  solomn. It makes you idled on tha  shorine*-*** of life nnd on the necessity  of getiir.g all your smoking done hero.  .**���������!-.(--��������� Proceed, do!  He���������Thank you. dear.    I  now oome  to the evil results of tobacco. Tobacea  i-omal'is nicotine, a violent poison, aa.  \ Sclent  that  It Is yalil   thru  a drop ot  i; on the end of a dos'" lull will kill'  r. n-.an.  She���������How could it, you so���������>.'.*������������������ ?  He���������I'm sure I don't.  Kno.v.  but    I  saw in the paper the other day whera  n   league   of   Frenchmen   formed    to  stamp out the use of tobacco   She 1 didn't think Frenchmen used.  tobacco.  He���������They don't. They smoke cigarettes. Well, this league, as I was  saying, performed some experimenter.  They inoculated three rabbits and a  rat with a mild eoluilon of nicoUne*.  Whaddo you think happened?  She���������Go on, silly!  He���������Well, the moral character ; ot  these animals fell off frightfully. M  was something fierce.- Their Sunday  school attendanoe became irregula������  end their famillea were neglected. Th^  paper says that anybody who keep.* *J  rabbit can verify this statement M) t__i  rabbit smokes   She���������Sh-h-h! That's the door bell.  Why, it's Mr. Matthews. Do, come um  by the fire. Mr. Matthews, and take  that Morris chair. George, give Mr.  Matthews a cigar. I do so like to sea  m***n conte!������..d!���������P. M. P. ln Syracuse  "Post-Standard."  I    Wash greasy dishes, pots or pans with  Lever's Dry _=o.i",# '*- powder.    It will re- j  move the grease with tlio greatest ease. 36 1  She���������Well, dear, after that yen nwt__V  acknowledge that you are a fooll He���������.  I always knew lt, darling: but���������-unm J  married you���������I managed to keep tt tk  secret. ifr-V'*''.-*'*'-*-**^^  A WISE WOMAN  Always lakes all possible pre-  ian:i,.ii a-jaiust thy depredation of  .loth*, wlo-n sh. pucks awav her  Wiiiu-r Clothiiia.  Til.*  precautions  we  M-ll  don't  st  much.  MOTH BALIS AT 20c. PER LB.  CAMPHOR AT 10c. PER OUNCE  all,I a !'<���������('-   ���������.���������(���������III.-   1H;1V   ���������**(("('   a   tine  Suit i.f rii.thin*-'  Canddct Drug & Book Co  KI.VI'I.STOKI*.  It. I*.  v^������v^(^vv^v������^l^l^^vv^^^A<^>vvyvvvv  If you don't register you can't vote,  resident  ilenfisl,  -Dr-.   W. .1.  (,'iiirv  Taylor' Hloclc.  The   Revelstoke   football   team  play in ('olden on the .'in! August.  will  ���������l-urgi  olciiins  limit li.  of stair carpets .uid Hull owHon A: L'o's.  DIED.  'iii.ky���������Al Halcyon SjiriiiKs*, ll.t'..  Tiio.-il.ty. .Inly' llth. IIHKI. .lo.irina  Furlong Folry. helmed wife of .I. .1.  Foley, ol" Ai'i.iwht'iul. I>. ('., ngeil VJ  Ye.ll>.  I'videnlly   iii-  wa-*     aliout  LOCALISMS  If you don t register you can't vote.  -Mrs. Kistoen i.-* ���������.i--.il ing in X'aneodVer.  I'OTATOKS   at.  .*.  ceiits,    K.  - X...\*  T.i|ijiiiiu*.  - Kc.til  ('  iilsl JiMU'e.  l'S.   Hume  i"C Co  iidvt.  .1.   D.  on Tiif-*.  Si III Kill I  In v.  ret ili'licd to t he Bend  l.lai-on. jusl. in.   (���������'. I'l.  -Xew linni and  J limie A: Co.  I'M.    Dii-iont   returned   on Tuesday  from a visit, to Kamloops.  ��������� Xew shipment of Glass wiiri*. drink-  injj* glasses, ete.. (.-. l'i. Iliinie .v. Co.  -Miss Temple   was   in Ktnnloops last,  week. ;r guest of .\lr-s. \\*. II. I_Isiiii.  ���������l.a*-pl terries  serving, C. B.  ni id  Hum  l-lienies   for   prc-  ���������(V Co.  \Y. ii. M(d..'iii(*liliii went down lo  Huleyon on .Monday morning, and  returned last ..night.  City clerk Floyd and family left on  Friday l'ora few days' visiiUi Ferguson,  ���������returning on Tuesday evening.  Comrade Bennett is eviderrtly preparing for the -fight. He's wearing  khakf pants.  }.. IT. True-man. tho well known  photographer, arrived in town Tuesday morning.-.  .1. D. -tinhorn, y weirt. to .Sandon orr  Tuesday morning where he has .secured a good position.  ���������A handsome line of Extension and  Centre tables nt B. Howson & Co's  furniture store.  F. H. Ferguson, the Greensliields  commercial man, left for Golden oir  .Saturday morning.  . Robert Rodgcrs has been appointed  assistant to the collector' of voter's irr  Revelstoke distriet. .   '  John Kirkup. gold commission*.!' nt  Rossland, passed through on Friday  err route to the coast.  Angus .McLeod got '.0 days for theft  from from the store room of .1. J.  Foley's hotel. Arrowhead.  Thos. Taylor, wife, ami family came  to town on .Wonclny evening. They  Mill reside here permanently.  The Milling Workers of St. Arr-  'Ir-ew's Chirr-clr realized SJ112 by their*  sale of work on Dominion Day.  Gen. Supt. Jl.-irpole arrived I'r'orn the  south on .Monday and werrt orr an  official trip east the next morning.  ���������J. _ilali_y"s store on Second street, is  the headquarter-**, for- home grown  fruits, vegetable and llowei-s. See  liis ad.  Tlie young son of Mrs. Little had his  foot severely injured orr Saturday  ���������morning in n bicycle accident, lie is  on the way to recovery.  ��������� It you require furniture remember  li. Howson i: Co. curry a well selected  stock. Homes furnished on the instalment plan.  I_. A. Bradley came down fronr  French Creek on Tuesday and returns  tomorrow morning. He reports his  ���������placer ground looking very well.  The regular monthly meeting of L.  O. I.. No. llfiS. lakes place al tlie lodge  room tomorrow night.  At their meeting on Tuesday evening lire Sons of F.nglnnd elected 'I'. II.  Baker as I'resident aird 11. Cooke,  Secrelnry.  Geo. S. Xewiiian. of Arrowlientl. has  been appointed returning otlicer I'm*  ItVvclslokc riding. He will make his  lii*ii(li|iiai'ter.s here until al'tereleel ions.  Kaily   Sunday   morning   lire south  half of I lie  round   house nl, l.iinrloops  was d.-siroved   by   lire  (���������eirdinrisin.      The   loss  .*. 111.000.  .Mrs. 'IV llooley lias ���������siinicicnlly recovered rrimi her recent operation lo  be moved lo her hoine on .McKenzie  ave. The physician's orders however,  are si riel. I hat she receives no visitors  l'ora considerable time to conic.  --.lames I liitha way, the I'oad-lroiise  keeper of ID-mile, lias taken up a pack  Ik use lor I he convenience of I hose who  wish lo visit Lal'orme and surrounding  creeks. This will be much appreciated  as il. will save the necessity ol" taking  a horse from Revelstoke.  The Soeinlisl, party intend to have a  candidate here in tire person of .1. W.  Bennett. I learhpiai'lers have been  renled opposite the post, ollice arid  between hand practices and socialist  orators Ilie corner of Government and  Second streets will be the hot air centre for the next few month's.  If you don't register you can't vote.  -.Inhii K. Wood is just.  [Hitting two  tics ol' Furniture iir.  ���������Lime Juice,  llnme (.V. Co.  le  pints and quarts,   C. B.  \V. de V  Trout   Lik  attend Coiintv Court.  .Maistre   went down  yesterday   morning  National Game.  After pr-.ieticc last night lhe lacrosse  team   were   entertained   bv   .Mr.  and  Miss Ward, ol* C. B. Hume  stall', left "Wednesday on a  trip lo Calgary and Winnipe*.  lailv.  &   Co.'.*  holiday  -I'Ye.-  I Itiine  h Fruit  .V Co's.  IITlVIIlt*  W.    .M.    Brown,    president,    of  .McCullough Creek   Hydraulic   Co.  visiliug I lie properties there.  -See line windows I hey  voir, C. IS, 11iiitm* iV Co.  A. K. Kincaid returned on Tuesday  evening from a .short l rip lo mining  properties on Lexington mountain.  Fish river.  .Mrs. A. I.. Sollowny leaves the  beginning nf next* week on  a   visit  lo  her sister.  Vancouver.  .Mrs.    I,.   I!.  Sollow.iv.   of  Mrs. B. A. Lawson at tlieir  on Third streel. Music and refreshments were provided and a very  (() enjoyable time was spent. Many of  l() those present, took the opportunity of  wishing good-live to Dr. Ci-ghhin wiio  leaves for the east early next* week.  The Kamloops boys played that,  lacrosse game on .Monday in tlieir  minds.    \Ve hope Ihey liko. 1 it.  It is conceded by eastern  exchanges  all. I.,    that il" l.ruul lord had met.  the  Shamrocks on neutral grounds tire   ".Micks"  would have lost the Minto cup.  Kamloops Ims protested the Dominion Day match with Revelstoke and  crawllshed ou the maieh set* for last  Monday. Thc Fulton Cup will,  however', come here to slay.  The Mail made a bad break when it  handed out* a gold brick as the Knit on  Cup to its readers.  Although the boys had an easy  victory a I. Kamloops on Dominion  Day. they are not a crowd of swell  beads and are practicing hard. Peard  and llennic are taking lots of practice  and will be in lire next, line-up.  good   works   of   Mrs.   IVIUpieee and |  expressed htrmiiimitisly his regret that, i  she did not belong to his congregation. I  Herutlicrenvieil the Methodist, church,  ������������������sidence j without any  prejudice to Iris own, for  t*:*m*rx_.**_i7__ir-3?3ii hi vi___ i ��������� butt.  Uu  may   interest  Conductor Angus McLean who was  severely shaken up and bruised orr the  .Slh instant, has practically recovered  I'n un his injuries.  ���������Mammoth    Furniture   stock  opened tip.    Jolm K.  Wood.  of Chiel' Bain  police,  just  FOUND--A SU-SO "Winchester Carbine  orr Big llcnd road. Owner can obtain  kiiiiii by proving properly and paying  expense.-.    Apply Hkk.vi.i.) o/licc  Dr. Cross went, down to .Vaku.-p  Saturday lo hold an irnpresl upon the  laxly of a man named Stanley killed  ou the i-tilrond.     He returned .Sunday.  The yard ��������� ���������nsriiii* ran oil' the east  main switch in the early hours on  Sunday. No one was hurt., but the  .-iciident delayed No. '1 for a short  lime.  The city pre. i-nlcd .*( gay arid festive  .���������lpiH'-iiarrce on Saturday night. Tin*  electric lights resumed business for  the first time arrd the band concert  attract.ii a large audience.  The rumour fronr Ixuidon that, the  Pope was dead proved incorrect. He  .made a marvellous rally but is now  slowly sinking, delirium and a comatose condition occurring alternately.  E. E. Waul, manager of Molsons  IBank, left for* the coast on Friday on  a* three weeks* vacation, accompanied  liv Mrs. Ward. Mrs. A. M. Phipps  and daughter went to Vancouver' witli  them.  John P. Morrow, of Dulutlr. Minn..  _. prominent shareholder iu the McCullough creek mines accompanied by  Jris wife and child arrived in town on I  Fridav last. Mr. Morrow went rrp to  the properties with manager Sibbald  on Tuesday.  A large number of members of the  XJ. B. R. E. have returned to work.  Increases of pay have been made irr  some instances, irot a.s a result of the  ptrike. but through investigations  ���������made bv Allan Purvis. Mr. Mar-pole's  chief clerk, us to wages on Paget  Sound.  The steamer Ethel Boss came to  grief Ibe other day at. Kamloops  through colliding with a sunken boom  just below tlie .sawmill. There was  11.1 lbs. of steam in the boilers hill  I bey did irot, explode and the Captain  and crew wen.' able lo gel. ashore. The  boat, will be Moated when the river  falls snlTicieiilly.  ���������Consult, Dr. W. .1. Harvey. O. I). M.  F. E. C. O.. about those headaches,  pairrs in l.lie eyes, (-yes crossed, double  or indistinct, vision, loss of muscular*  power, or any error of refraction, or  the lilting of spectacles that are  absolutely'correct and will so neutralize thc defect, as to enable you to see  without an elfoi-t. at l.evolsloke  stoke Friday and Saturday, .'Inly "_ltli  aiul 25th.  The new band stand, at* the corner  of Second street and McKenzie avenue  was used for the first lime on Saturday evening. A splendid programme  was rendered by the Independent band  which wasenjoyedbya large..���������liid.ieui'c.  .The Ili.itAl.I. will endeavour, in future,  to publish in advance, the .selections to  lie played each Saturday a I above  place aiid oir Front street allci-iralcly.  Chris. Foley and .E. Burns, junior',  one proposed-as. a Liberal and the l  other as a Socialist, candidate in lire  coming elections were naturalized in  Vancouver the other day. Both wove  orignally English, became whi to washed  Americans aiid now' have came back  lo the fold. But tliey will neither be  elected. We want Britishers lirsl. last  arrd all the tiine.  A young, men's committee, consisting of Messrs. .1. Robinson. Frank  Sussie. Ernest Adair. ('���������'. Williamson  and E. Armstrong, arranged a social  dance in the Opera ..House on Monday  evening. Tlie Independent band was  in attendance and quite a number  danced until . the small hours of the  morning. They voted it a first class  tilrre. A. E. Benirisorr was the caterer  arrd supplied a splendid lunch to the  (lancers at midnight, which wus put  rrp in first* class shape and fully appreciated by all present.  Much sympathy is felt with Mr. J..L  Foley, of'Arrowhead, at the death of  .Mrs. Foley, which occurred at Halcyon  orr Tuesday. The deceased lady had  beerr ailing for some time but it was  hoped that the springs would effect a  cure. She ".vas very well known in  this city and much respected by a  large circle of friends. A large number of friends attended a memorial  mass at 7 a.m. to-day in the Roman  Catholic church and the body has been  taken to Toronto fi*>r interment. Mr.  Louis Melville, an old friend of the  family, accompanied the remain  During the absence  .I. .I. Shaw will act as  chief  of  "Doc"     Thomas      being    appointed  constable ad interim.  Work on (lie Recreation Grounds  has practically been completed. Next  week subscribers will be called on to  make their ante good.  Miss Lorelta Garvin, who has just  completed her musical studies at Holy  Angel Academy, Minneapolis. is  visiliug the cil.y. a guest, ol*Airs. C. .1.  Wilks."  W*. .'.VI. Lawrence returned on Saturday from a business visit to Winnipeg.  He states that between election and  lire real estate boom, tburgs in tlie  prairie (-���������apital are humming.  ���������If you are nol* feeling good and  require a little toning up. call and see  onr new stock, it* will do you more  good than a dozen bottles ol! quack  medicine.    John E. Wood.  Owing to pressure oir nur space  several special articles are held oyer  until next week including accounts  ol* the Pingston Creek Lumber Co.,  arrd mining "on -McCullough cieek.  ��������� II'your eyesight is troubling you,  take a look at. John E. Wood's new  stock ol' Furniture, it will do you  inure good 'iir 10 minutes than an  optician would do in a year'.  Revelstoke. people  about getting tlieir  volets* list. Only  registered so far  out  seem    apathetic  names    on   the  about   -150   have  ol'  what  should  be a lolal of nearly MX).  Dr-. Coghlan leaves next week for  his old homo in Guelpli. Oni... where  lie will reside in future. He will go  via the Coast and visit. Victoria,  Pngel, Sound aird several parts of  California en route.  A p.irtv. consisting of Messrs. Thos.  Bain. Geo. I.uri'h.Ed. Puller. Holland  aird others left yesterday morning for  Canoe river to do development work  on the mica properties there owrred  bv a local syndicate  Fatal  Accident.  Dr. Cross held an inquest on Saturday at, Nakusp l.o enquire into the  causes, of the death of Howard T.  Stanley. It appeared from the evidence that deceased, who was din ployed a.s a brakeman, was engaged in  switching at.the time of the .accident.  Some cars had to be' placed at. tbe mill  and the switch engine started l.liem  down the grade, it being in!ended to  back up info the switch to allow theni  lo pass. Stanley stood in the. middle  of the track to get on fire cats approaching him but was on the wrong  side.evidently trying* to catch the hand  rail and jump 0|i the brake beam. In  some way he missed his footing and  foil between the cars, the wheels passing over him, severing both legs and  ciusliing his head in a frightful manner. As tliu fatality was the result of  carelessnes.*. a vei-dict nf accidental  death was returned. Stanley was a  native of the United Stales, aged *_,S.  and was tilt. Sin. in height, and the  whuronbouts of his friends is unknown.  He had only been in II. C a couple of  months. After the imprest I lie body  was interred at Nakusp.'  Last Night's Meeting.  Tlie Socialists held a. meeting at Hot  Air corner last night which was attended by about 50 people and a, large  number of mosquitoes. Comrade Ben-  net* pleaded for the crowd to go up  closer as some socialists had weak  lungs, Imt the boys gave hiui the Ha,  lin and stayed on the Opera House  steps. A man named Ogle, a paid importation from England, showed what  ho didn't know 'about trades unions  and gave a re-bash of Tail' Vale strike,  which, by the bye as far as B. (.. goes  has uoLliirrg lo do with the case  Special legislation was passed making  llio   decision in tlral case inopeiative.  having   so   many   good things.    (Applause).  President Ktl. Adair then made a  first class speech a full report ol" which  and of l.yv. W. C. Calder's sermon on  .Sunday will appear in oui- next,  issue.  -(ITUi'Ii   I'UWI..***.  The Orange parade in the Iloval  City called out. nearly "0D0 brethren  ihkI sisters. In a carriage for aged  members were Bros. Win. Holmes  aged SHI; Dr. Kent, aged S7 and A. II.  Mel.-i-ide, father of the Premiei'. All  the Grand Lodge oi.icei's were in al-  tendanee and ,*i inost enjovable time  was spent, by the 50011 visitors to Ilie  Soekeye capilal.  In Belfast ������������������.bout 1110.000 were in lire  animal parade and about. 1700 police  and military were required to pi-olect  those inarching from the al lacks of  Nationalists; At one time a severe  riot was imminent.  Card of Thanks  1 beg to convoy nry sincere thanks In  all those who have so kindly tendered  I heir sympathy in,the bi'ienvement I  have sustained by the death of nry  beloved wife: also to those friends who  furnished wreath*, and attended the  memorial service and funeral.'  Arrowhead. D. C .Inlv Kitli,   IDi)'.*,  '.I. .1. FOLEY.  DRY   GOODS,  antl Shoes,   etc.,  J A V1 NG P U RC11A S E D TII E  Men's Furnishings, Boots  I am prepared to ma Ice you the best possible bargains in  these lines, and beg to solieit a continuance of the patronage extended to tlie old iirm.  ARRIVED.  ���������tilery shooting compe-  lield every drill night  prixes  cnntribuied   by  Mr.   Foley's  health   precluded  taking the journey.  east  bis  -.__r\!i=-t*i!dea-vout*-=I===bui!ig^=-!:!  arrange   a    I.trion   Picnic  of   .  .Sunday schools in the   city   tn  Canyon early irr August.    Kepi*  rives   of   all   denomination.**   met the  other evening Hlld   a    ��������� uminittee   consisting of  .\ie-.*-rs. Ainan end Ho-.i-.oii  interviewed   Supt.   K ilpal tick  regarding the   chartering  of   a special tea in.  He is now in  commuuicaiioir with the  (ierrcral Passenger* Agent.    .Some I'e.ns  Wen* expressed I bal     if   t Ire eNirusioii :  wa.*, a. public one the eerilial feat lire of:  the union of  Sunday -.cltools might- I)'- -  somewhat    lost, but   il.   is hoped that '���������  this (���������.���������in    be   overcome   and  a general!  excursion  of  Sunday  .-chool .scholars. .  their teachers, parents  arrd  friends lie j  arranged. j  A series of g  tit ions will be  after drill    for  the merchants of the city. Open to  all members of So. 5 Company R. M.  11.. who make themselves efficient.  ���������Protect your most valuable faculty  and save your sight, by billing your'  eves examined by one who has made  defective vision a life study, and can  advise vou what is liest" for theni.  Consult Dr. W. .1. Harvey, at Kevelstoke Friday and Saturday. July 2-1 th  and 2oth.  The preparing of lawn and fencing  at the Boyal Vict oiia Hospital  cost, in tlie vicinity of .$4'Xi, for which  Messrs'. C. F. Lindm.irk and Thos.  Kil pa trick became responsible. About  Sit*l has bc?n collected so far and the  balance* will be rais'-d by voluntary  donations and perhaps some public  festivity.  The civic assessment ha.s been completed, but the totals have not yet  been oast up. Assessor Floyd states,  however, that land values will show a  s;itisf:ict������ir y in(,T'-*as(.-._ A-sll. irnproyc-y  Tr-ctric  New Furniture.  .lohn 15. Wood has just, received a.  very large consignment of handsome  new furniture whicli i.s now being  unpacked and put orr exhibition in liis  new show rooms. The designs are  handsome and the quality of the very  best. The furniture should lie seen by  intending pur-chasers. Next week  the Hku.vi.i. will givesome parlicuiars  of the new things in l'urriilure.  ORANGEMEN CELEBRATE.  (Continued from Page I.)  'ii"theT;!u;ni;s' u"  Albert  .scuta-  tl-iking out of t.h(  . lii-ht and   water works   assc-si-ient.  of  j 8*2li.iH_) will make a big h'.'li*'.  but there  | will probably   lie   a   slight   increase in  '; this branch also.  ; Dr. \V. .1. II.ii-1'.y. O.IJ.M.F.E.C.O..  ! professor of Physiological Optics ill  | the Kmpirc College of Ophthalmology,  i Toronto, is scheduled for a visit to our  ���������city, and may he consulted free about  ; a 11 errors of K.*f> action. Accommodation, Convergence and general  (anomalies of sight, or the fitting of  j spectacles, .it. Rev.-lslokc Friday and  ���������Saturday. July 21th and "i"ith.  Tl-I''|ill('ll.'* -4C.  Evcrytfiin-g Good  Wiih Pure  ft.-4 il. JlJlriC,  Colli   .So.I.i   Wfi.t������r  SERVED AT  OUR FOUNTAIN  Get Under  the Influence  of anyone of th������ (Iflif.ioiiK Suni-  in*;r ..-rinks -**urv������������l nt, Onr Konn-  (:_in. Knell one* lias itx (li-*(t,:n<.t,  flavor and give.-, if..-, own distinct  |..t-.i-.iiro. Mvery clfis*. suUIa to tire  delight of the drinKor.  Our Soda Water  And other Siiliimc-r licvciraKcn nre  ���������iliHiiluti.'Iy rui.'.' mill ilcllKl(tf[(lly  tr.-ivor.d with fresh fruit juices.  W. BEWS,   -    Phm. B.  IJriifiKtst (mil Stationer.  The New Firm.  ��������� j      It is unfortunate that, owing to   the  I large building boom,   tin   block   being  ������ ! erected for Macdonald tc Montcitli  ha,*.  ��������� | been delayed and it is probable will  not lie ready for occupation until  August. 1st. Practically fill thn stock  lias arrived and is only awaiting the  completion of the building. Mr.  .Macdonald, the resident partner, has  made hosts of friends since his arrival  in the citv and doubtless the now firm  will receive a large share of public  patronage. They intend to carry a.  full line of groceries and gents" fiir-  iii.sliings, and with a. new arid complete stock, attention to business and  living prices, will assuredly niakea  success in Kevelstoke.  :  Coming Band Concert  On Saturday evening the following  .programme will be rendered by the  I Independent .Band .'it thu new band  | stand on PYont Street:  March   Wn.11./.   .S('l((iLt.!_('ll-.  .Selection   Ciikn Walk..  Waltz   Srhiittiscln: .  .Mardi   "firnnil Knlri'i*'* ���������  .. VawlerroM  l.ovi'* llreamland"..   ltoeder  ."I']_ll.ll(* ..III*.".. ���������   Sherman  Asleep in the 1. _ej>"   I'etrle  .."Creole IJiiei-ii"...   Hall  . .."i'.I Capitaii"    St.nsa  'lllnek Hoys' Krolie".  . Lauren dean   "Crisis"    Mall  ring anniversaries were the time for  us to receive inspiration, and to transmit it to .our. children, that we might  remain true to the God who created us,  true to the gospel He had given us  with orrr civil and religious liberty arrd  -made us citizens of a land of which no  man need be a.siianied. And on the  anniversary of the battle of the Boyne  would not every true man re-iterate  the statement. "Today this laud of  ours shall be free."        =  Mr. (.'aider concluded a splendid  address hy a paraphrase, suitable to  the occasion, of Joseph Howe's, well  known lines "All hail to the day when  the Britons came over," and took his  seat amid tumultuous applause from  the very large audience present.  After an acceptable selection by the  band  IIKO.   W.   H.   l-T.ESIIXll  made a short speech hn .behalf of the  Loyal True Blues. fie dwelt princi-  .pally.ui.i'yi^ll^urnpyij^  "lyrTiTT-Tue Orders "in lighting against  the encroachments of the Koiiian  Catholic church and maintaining'tho  liberty of religion. Knowing-as we  did that such encroachments were  being attempted wa.s it not our duty  to resist them. Since he had come to  Kevelstoke he had found instances of  this, of which some irr the audience  wen* aware, altliough they could not  Im; mentioned ,,n a. public platform.  The two Orders would stand side by  side, and il necessary fight, irr del'erici*  ol* those lil-erlie.-t that bad been won  for- them by the Prince of Orange.  The chairman, although if was not  on the programme, then ret]nested the  favour* of a few remark*, from the.  Deputy Mistress of thc Loyal True.  Bines.  ...Pi-.,   if.   I'KTTlI'niCI-,  who it-spondecl   gracefully  to the call.  Mrs. Pettipieec  commenced by saying  that   although   she   could    not   claim  Nova Scotia* as her birthplace like Bro.  Calder. she   came   from    the good old  province of   Ontario and a very loyal  part   too.      (Applause.)     Continuing.  she   said   that   the protection of civil  and religions liberty was a tlnl.y handed   down   to   us   by   our* father.; and  forefathers,    fn this there was a. great-  work l.o   do iind   altliough  no enmity  wa.s fell;   towards   thc - j.omuir church  we wanted   to  keep  our eye on them.  She   was   giad   t.o say  Ibe True Blue  Lodge    wa.s   prospering  and  was particularly pleased    with   the good work  being done by the young men.     Some  of the Jadies bad dropped away but she  had great hopes Mull,   the corning year  would   be   very successful.      After expressing ber  thanks for the nice gathering present Mrs. Pettipicriceresumed  her place in an outburst of enthusiasm  fiom Jill the brethren present.  Uev. XV. V.   Calder  then paid a well  deserved tribute   fo  the character and  This is the right hand of Queen Victoria. Anyone having lhe same shaped  hand and . marking*, will.be given a  free reading.  Madame Sherry, the celebrated  palmist, is at the Cily Hotel until  Satin-day. after thai* al the Union. It  is universally conceded that this lady  is one of the grealesl living ex/ionenls  of the science tn which she has devoted her life since childhood, and Irer-  delineations of eh-iraclur border on the  miraculous. Unerringly she lays hare  the important incidents of your past  life, '.those who have I he good fortune  to get a reading fronr Madame Sherry  will lirrd it fraught with intense  interest.  AND   BRING  OPENED  UP'AS FAST  AS POSSIBLE  rood  A visit to Our Stores and an inspection of the new  s is particularly requested.  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  &X;.RSHK5!';������:;:tfSHKS*;S������#"S:;!;#^  ������ i'i  Si  9.  No. 5 Company R.  NOTICE  M. R.  Drill of tiie above Company  will be held every Tuesday and  Friday night in the Drill Hall  al 7.30 till further notice.  HY OKI. KR,  H. A. BROWN, C. O.  FOR  RHUBARB  '.'���������-.GOOSEBE IIR ._<_.���������*-  KED CURRANTS  Bl.AOK CURRANTS  WHITE CURRANTS  HOME GROWN TOMATOES  CUCUMBERS   ETC,   ETC.,  GOTO  J. MA LEYS STORE,  SKCOXB  STI_I_I_T.  HOUSE  FURNISHINGS.  CARPETS,  LINOLEUMS,  PICTURE  FRAMINC.  UPHOLSTERING  CABINET  MAKING.  ALL KINDS OF  REPAIR WORK.  TO YOUNG PEOPLE  W9SHING TO GET MARRIED  But not having the necessary  funds to furnish a home with,  come along to us and wc will  furnish it for you. By paying  a few dollars per month, you  will gradually become, the  owner of il. You will have a  nicely furnished home and  something to look at for your  money, instead of spending" it  foolishly.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  ���������.(  Si  **.  IS  Si  m  IS  &  *������i  &  *������  *������  Si  JR  K  ���������*.&*s*k*S'S*������"s;s^^  REVELSTOKE SCHOOL BOARD.  Tlie in.*>titilti(i(i (if a High *.i*liuiil in I!_ v .l-toki!  being miilt-r cddsiilor.-itinn, ptirciit*. tintl jiuiirriiiins  111 tlie City, and front outside rxiints, ;(i*.Ii'e(|iii*. teil  .tii_s.(_n(U_i_tIi*(_ii.iidi.'t*:-ii|;iii.''-l-(lie-iii(iiiL'_ of nny cliild-  veii eii.*_ililc for Kdini-siiin tlierctn, and m-Iio would  lie willing: to attend.  11. ri.ovri,  Secretary Itcvel-itolie .Sclmo] Iloiu-d.  (NOTICE.  Iliirtv d-ivs nfter (late I in ten.1 to apply lo  the Cliief Cominlssioner of J.Hit.Is und Works  for h special licence to eut nnd earry awny  timber from the follouiiii; described lands  situate in West i.(ioteiiay district.  .'oiiiiii-Tii'lni. ������t 11 l-n-it planted about one  mile east from Ooliim.ia river and aliout one  mile nortli from Boyd's much, at tlie south  east eorin-r of I*. Agren's north limit and  marked "F. .1. Adair's soutli west corner post,"  thenee norlh HSU eliains, thence euil II) chains,  liienee souih KKi eliains, thene*. West *I0 ehain*!  lo lhe place of eouiiiiciieeineiil eoutiiiiittii* tl 10  aercs, more or less.  Dated July (ith, l_o;l  F. ,1. ADA IK.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereb. itiveti that, .'todays after date  I intend lo malc'e aiiplicalloit to the Chief  -*omi!il_si-*>;i.r of i.aiids and Works, for a  special licence lo mil and carry nu-a-r timber  Irom the following described lands, situated  on thr. .Seymour river, a tributary of Slitistvan  .._._<;. li.C.:  Cornnieuelriifat a po������l marked "(iyorire I'a..:  tori's north west corner," planted on the ea.t  bank of tlio Seymour river, aliout IU miles up  from aiiiisw'fip Lake, thence ca*.t ICO chains,  tlieiiee south .0 ebaliis.tlii.nce west 100 chnins.  tlierics north 10 chains to the laiint of commencement.  tinted tills _3th day of April, I'll):!.  (iJ-'OUGI* I'AXTON".  ���������***-:  (������1  m  @d  You want to get the Goods in your hands to be  able to judge their quality.  It is impossib e to do  this when you buy the  ready-made clothing; so-  that is one distinct advantage in having us  mal^yojjr^dollies..   We carry a stock   complete  See us about your DRESS SUIT  I  vj-rr*^  in   every   particular  W  (OB  Lillooet,   Fraser River and  Cariboo Gold Fields, Ltd.  In Liquidation.  CET YOUR NAME ON THE VOTERS' LIST  * NOTICK.  Public notice, is hereby uiven (hut tile undersigned intend to apply under the provisions of tlie  ''Trainway f.'otiipttiiy Incorporation Act'' and  (uncii'ling ncU.for the iticorpoc-itioii of ,*������ eiimpany  wil.il power to htiild. e(|tii|i and operate a tramway  and to construct nnd (*(|tii|> ond oj-enite telephone  or teie^ritph lines in ciiiutectioti l-herewitli. between  a iioint on the nortli east arm of t'pper Arrow  Lake, at or near the townsite of l.ealon aud a  point on I.'lslt Kiver. West Koolenay, 10 mile.*.  iiortlierly from the town of Camborne.  The general route of said proposed tr.-imtvay aud  telephone or telegraph lines shall be along or near  the easterly shore of the intrtli east arm of Upper  Arrow T.ake and tlience northerly or near tlie  banks of l.'ish river.  Dated this Kith day nf July, ilr ;.  A. .lolmsoii, ,1. A. Uarrtigli, CI. W. . -Carter,  Aiiplicalits.  List of Properties to be Sold  by Private Tender. Pursuant to Directions cf the. Liquidators.  Trout Lake Mining Division-  Alpha Croup, better known as the  "U-Uiidview Group," coiiipr'isiriff i)  Crown Kninted rrririenil cIiuijis or  f't'iictioniil cltiinis, situated on Great  _N'(jr_l.i.iTr _M.f>iiiiL._iii. iiliuve F(_i'f?(isoa,  1_. 0., toKelher- with two blocks ol"  lurid. rruiiK.ly, Lot 31 .*., sitnuted just  west (if Ferguson T*j>\vn.ilu, and Lot  21 -10. sitimtfd silxml tivo miles rior-t.h-  t'iisi,ei-l}' from Fertrnson, on the North  Fork of Lin-lttaii Kiver. nt the foot of  Gre.it _\T(ir llierri _iloiit)tiiin.  Lands sitinited on Galena Bay. Uppni'  Arrow Lake.     Three blocks   of land,  couiprisrirp, in all, about 050 acres.  Rossland Camp.  Ihe   "City   of  Spokane?'   and  "North Star"   mineral  claims,   together with tlie  btiildiiiKs and equipment thereon.  Boundary District.  The "Neta" mineral claim, Crown-  grunted. situated in what is known as  "Brown's Camp.V and the "Queen of  Spades." iiiiiiera.) claim,Crown-granted  situated in what is known as '���������Central  Ciinrp."  Iliecillewaet Mining Division.  Th������r Lanark Croup, comprising. 1-  Crownrgi'iinted mineral claims, situ  ated on the main line of the Canadian  Pacific Railway.neai* Illecillewaet.B.C.  Parties desiring to put irr a tender  for- any one or more of the above  irrentiotred proper-ties should have  their engineer on the ground and  examinations made without delay.  Further particulars anil conditions  or sale and forms of tender (which are  to lie sent in not later than the 15th of  August, 1003.) may be obtained gratis  of Lhe liquidators. College Hill Chamber's*, College Hill, London, E.C.. and  J. V. Aamstrong, Revelstoke, British  Columbia.,  Daled J une loth, 1903.  *7* "���������"-���������r.  _*____

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