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 7?  /  The revelstoke Herald  _A^nsriD  RAILWAY    MKN'S   JOURNA  %?  Vol. XIV: NO. 13  REVEJLSTOKE B. C.    THURSDAY,  SEPTEMBER 24, 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  A Word or Two  In Regard to Our Prices  VE HAVE HEARD OUR PRICES  called fair and we know they are.  We are not referring- to Special Prices for one  day or Prices made to close out Special Lots.  We mean the run of Prices day in and day out  thc Store over. The whole conduct of business  at this Store is based on enlarging your goodwill  and bring you here for your needs. We intend  that every worker in the Store shall give you their  best possible s-rvice.  BARGAINS  FOR  FRIDAY   AND   SATURDAY  Men's Heavy All-Wool  Underwear   "New."    Regular: Sr.25.    Ericlay and Saturday   Turkish Bath    Towels.    Extra   Size,   27x54  inches.  Regular 50c.    Friday and Saturday   Flannelette.���������Regular   Price   7c.   and   8c.   goods.  Friday and Saturday   Large Bottle Onion Pickles.      Regular Price   35c.  Frrdav and   Saturday   75c  30c  5c  25c  When in this Store see the Bargains ticketed   in    each  Department.  Our  Millinery  Opening  Will   Be  Some  Evening Next Week.  MILLINERY AND   DRESSMAKING   P ARLO      i  ON SECOND FLOOR.  a  9  ���������*  YET ANOTHER  BIG SUCCESS  Was the Junior Conservative  Club's Concert on Monday-  Music and Song Splendidly  Rendered.  The   concert   given   by   the Junior  Conservative Club on Monday evening  was  an   immense success.   President  - Arthur Johnson occupied   the chair.  -A large audience attended  nnd thoroughly   enjoyed   1111     attractive   programme the choruses  being joined in  heartily   by   many  of those present.  We have not   space to give a detailed  -report,���������owing-to���������pressure-of���������other  matter, but can safely assert that during the coming  winter the club rooms  will he the favorite resort of  all those  musically inclined in the city.  The instrumental portion was contributed by Messrs. AV. A. and Hoy  Smythe, piano; Mr. Manley, violin nnd  Mr. Crick, harmonica. Kvery .selection was well received, encores generally being demanded and responded to.  Songs were given by Messrs. XV. ll.  Humphreys, J. E. Taylor, Thos. Melville. P. Murphy, W. A. Smythe, A.  E. Hagg. n and others all going with  a most satisfactory swing and Air.  Wilson'gave a western .recitation. Tn  the courso of the evening there were  three short speeches the first being  from the Conservative candidate,'  Thomas Taylor.  Water Supply.  As the result of the investigation  ordered by the city council,-Messrs.'.  D. Mcintosh and B. Gordon have  located a stream available for water  supply having a flow of at least 30,000  gallons per hour. Only a mile of ditch  will be necessary to connect it.,* with  the present system. The 'acquirement  of the water right in 'question, will  probably be brought up at thc council  meeting tomorrow evening. It would  prove a most valuable addition to the  water supply of Bevelstoke and remove  all anxiety as to shortage for a long  time. _  French Creek Gold.  E. A. Bradley came down from French  creek on Tuesday bringing with liim 15  ouncenofcoar.se gold obtained from his  properties there. Hc reports $150 taken  from one set of timbers which proves the  richness of tlio ground. The nuggets  brought down run from $2 to IjSt:* in value.  Wc hope Io publish 1111 article ou these  Valuable properties shortly.  IS RETALLACK  FORESWORN  Discovery Made That he Declared Intention to Become  United States Citizen���������Friends  Disgusted.  (Special to The Herald.)  Kasi.0, B. C, Sept. 20th.���������Great  astonishment is expressed that Mr.  John L. Rettallack, nominee of the  Liberal party of Kaslo electoral  district, did on the Oth day of July,  1809, declare on oath his intention to  become a citizen of the United States  nnd to renounce his allegiance to  Great Britain and swore to support  the constitution of the United Stales  and the State of Washington. Mttny  of the old time Liberals, who place  loyalty liefore party, are astounded at  this piece of news and consider that  Mr. Rettallack should repatriate before seeking the suffrages of a British  electorate.  Kaslo, Sept. 24.���������(Special)���������As the  reluming officer i.s not perfectly sure that  Retallnck's actions tomnrds becoming an  United Slates citizen deterred his nomination he decided to let the name of Ihe half  alien goon the ballots. If Rctallack is  elected, which appears impossible, the  Court will settle the question. But Hon.  R, F. Green will win easily.  Political Notes.  A correct list of nominations is given  on our editorial page, with the except  tion of last minute changes which  appear elsewhere.  Dr. Sanson thought discretion the  better part of valour.and let A. Mc-  DonaUT. Conservative, in by acclamation. Evidently the beating C. A.  Semlin gave him before  was  enough.  An authoritative statement as to  why W. C. Wells was unopposed  appears on our editorial page.  There will be a: sweet fight on in  Vancouver between the Socialist nnd  Socialist-Labour party. Bill Griffiths,  the hitter's nominee, v\vill|hnndle Mortimer and Stebbings without gloves.  It will be interesting to note the  outcome of J. L. Retallnck's candidature in Slocan now he is proved to have  foresworn his British allegiance.  Everything is rosy tor the Government.    Opponents' abuse proves it.  There's nothing but Taylor for this  riding.  A candidate taking the chair at his  own campaign meeting is unique.  That's where Bennett shows his ignorance. He made no friends by importing Bon. F. Wilson, the man who  throws ijllO bills round the hotels.  A MINISTERIAL TRIUMPH  ���������**'-l'^----,I-*^l*^^'1'**^l1>*-*H^'l'-,i|-|B^4'*|**-'(||^'<|-i  ���������l**^l ������������������'������������������������������������������������������S ���������.!���������"��������� ^F^***.^**^*  Hon. A. S. Good eve Cave an Admirable Presentation of the Government's Policy  Which Captured a Large Audience on Tuesday Evening. Thomas  Tayior Certain of Election.  The most unpleasant weather of  the season could not deter the citizens  of Bevelstoke from turning out in full  force to the political meeting in the  Opera House on Tuesday evening.  Not only the auditorium but both  galleries were well filled and, louse  the expression of a gentleman present  ���������"There's nothing to it but Taylor."  That the Conservative candidate  would win has been a foregone conclusion but Tuesday evening's meeting, the first real show of strength   of  all parties, gave evidence of his sweeping victory on Saturday week.     Hon.  A.S.   Goodeve   made   a   magnificent  ��������� ���������--   addiese.     He   did not devote his time j at Rossland he took  at all to recrimination   nnd  abuse but  in a manly straightforward way outlined the course which will be pursued  by the McBride administration.    That  such policy   suited   the   vast   bulk of  those   present   was    shown   by     the  vigorous applause which greeted every  pronouncement     of    the   Provincial  Secretary   and   there   was   hardly   a  dissenting voice   when   ho   predicted  the triumphant return of the   present  Government ut the polls. The surprise of   the   evening   was   the   poor  showing made by J. M.   Kellie.     The  sourness   of coining   defeat   was self  evident. He appeared not only disgusted with   himself  but  everybody  else and, like a Mr. Murphy who   was  going to do wonders in   Ashcroft, and  failed,   his   name   is   "Denis."       Mr.  Bennett, from his point of view, gave  a first class speech, but did not appear  en rapport with    the    bulk     of    the  audience     although     his    adherents  present   gave  him   hearty  applause.  There were a couple of tinges of unfairness in his remarks which lowered  him in the estimation of a large number present.     His  reference   to  the  position occupied by the   Government  in regard to Chinese working underground in mines was   most   unfair, as  was   conclusively    proved    by     Mr.  Goodeve, and also   the   hint   that the  Conservative Association -inight>*no.i.,  give  him"-his' "pound" of 'flesh" -_in  according him the full   time   allotted:  Also his charge that the other candidates* refused  to   meet   him   before.  They were invited  to  meet Rev.. Ben  F. Wilson, an alien and one having no  interests in British Columbia,   and he  cannot grumble  at  their  refusal   to  attend, a meeting when  the  Socialist  candidate   not   only    delivered    an  address but also   occupied   the chair.  Witli these opening remarks we   now  proceed   to  give   a  resume  of    the  speeches.   The chair was occuped by  PRESIDENT YOUNG  of the Conservative Association **?ho  announcedix.the programme of the  evening which was not objected lo by  any one present. He then requested  Messrs. Bennett, Kellie and Adair to  come on the platform which they did  amid the cheers of their sympathisers.  Mr. Young then-bespoke an impartial  hearing to all the speakers (Applause)  and at once called upon the Conservative candidate,  . THOMAS TAYLOR  to deliver the first address. Mr. Taylor's rising was the signal for an outburst of cheering and it was some  time before he was able to commence  his speech. He opened by expressing  his pleasure at the large number  present in spite of the inclement  weather and paid a graceful compliment to the ladies.���������-He���������uaitl-he proposed to deal with the questions of  the dav ns fully ns the time permitted  and also tliat Mr. Goodeve would deal  at length with the platform and policy  of the Government, which he wa.s sure  would satisfy the electors of-Revelstoke.   (Cheers.)  A great deal had been said regarding  the change in date of the elections but  there was nothing to show that any  injury hnd been worked upon any-  boily. In fact, it wns the course Mr.  McBride had pledged himself to before  the Legislature adjourned on ^ Kith  June. It was, of course, necessary, to  have time for the new voters' lists  being prepared and also to file any  objections lo names put on them. The  lists had been closed on August 14th  and the Courts of Revision held on  the 31st. The original date set for the  elections, 31st October, was fixed because appeals might have been made  against the decisions of the Collectors  of Votes. .It was, however, found  that no such appeals had been made  and the Government Was therefore  able to strike out the time required  for such fappeals and bring on the  elections at the earliest possible  moment. (Hear, hear.) There was  nothing extraordinary about the  matter. The Premier had promised  to bring on an appeal to the country  at the earliest possible moment and,  as always, kept his word. (Applause.)  Some papers at the Coast had claimed  the chunge of date would injure the  New Westminster exhibition, but was  not the restoration of stable government of more importance than any  fair. (Cheers.) Elections always  created an unrest and it wns better to  get them over in the shortest time  possible so that'affairs could resume  their normal condition.     (Hear, hear.)  Another matter which seemed to  worry the opposition somewhat, the  connection of the Premier with the  Columbia and Western scandal.but it  wits strange to note the "difference in  their opinions between the time the  Government was" formed arid now.  It was extraordinary that newspapers  and men who a few months ago were  friends of Mr. McBride should change  in this manner. Mr. Taylor then read  extracts from the Vanconver "World"  of 9th June and the "Independent" of  a few (lays later both of which were  highly complimentary not only to the  Premier but also the memhers of his  Government. Regarding this matter,  also, Smith Curtis was a strong  Liberal, but an honest man, and when  he gave an account* of his stewardship  occasion to ' say  t'.o present administration was  "composed of the best ��������� elements of  "Conservatism and the only way the  "Libe-tals could obtain power was to  "put up better men, which barred  "Martin and Mclnnes."   (Cheers.)  The position taken by John Oliver  was also indefensible. Orr 31st May he  had *xpressed his willingness to enter  the cabinet; jail 1st Junelieeoiiimonced  abusing the Premier and had continued doing so eversince. And why,?  On June 1st he found out the Premier  wns determined to carry out his  pledges to the Revelstoke convention  and form an administration on party  lines' whicli left John Oliver out in the  cold. > From that time there had been  a campaign of abuse which, however,  was doing those who used it much  more harm than good. '(Cheers.)  He would refer very briefly to this  matter as he hoped that' within a few  days Mr. McBride would be here to  speak for himself. (Applause.) On  3rd Sept. 1901, Mr. McBride had left  the Dunsiiiuir administration nnd that  for very good reasons. ...The Premier,  like, himself, had bepn nominated and  elected by the Conservative party  after a campaign ' against Joseph  Martin and his followers which had  resulted in the latter,;bcing defeated  by 31 in a House of 38.-. J, -There could  have'been.-nor.stron'gery.'letrunq.iation.'  (Hear.liear.) 'If-there had been no  .other reason Mr. McBride was justified  in, resignine whenTTaines Dunsmuir  formed a coalition with Joseph Martin  and took the latter's colleague, J. C.  Brown: into the cabinet. And his  course had been commended by the  country as well as that followed by  the speaker and other Conservatives  who went wich the present Premier  into Opposition.   (Cheers.)  As to Mr. McBride's connection with  the scandal, the evidence given before  the investigating committee was as  follows. On Aug. ��������� 10th, 1901, a dis-  cussijn took place as to the advisability  of transferring to the C. P. R.* some  lands in south east Kootenay in lieu  of those earned bv the Columbia and  Western railway. Hon. W. C. Wells,  then at the head of the Lands and  Works Department as Chief Commissioner, stated it was a good exchange and that the Province would  save 300,000 acres of land. The  Government was informed of nothing  else. W. C. Wells' department wns  the one dealing with coal and oil  lands and he should have informed his  colleagues of the great value of the  lands he recommended the disposal  of. (Applause.) There were other  preliminary discussions but nothing  else. On Aug. 15th Mr. McBride left  Victoria and travelled to the interior  being in Revelstoke on the 25th and  ���������Jill hT���������He-didnot return'to-Victoria-  until the evening of thc 2nd Sept. arrd  resigned at 10 a. in. the following day.  But the Minute in Council, although  dated Aug. 10th, was not signed until  the 28th and did not pass to the  Lieutenant-Gnvernor until after Mr,  McBride. had resigned. Did this look  like a strong connection with the matter? No, thero was apparently n  nigger in the fence which Mr. McBride  could explain if*, not prevented from  doing so by hisoath of ofllce. (Cheers.)  It was strange that the onus should  be placed on the present Premier.  The recommendation made by W. C.  Wells he took to be nil right, and if  McBride shared thc responsibility,  what about Wells ? Also Mr. Brown  who stepped in when Mr. McBride  retired. There was nothing in the  Opposition papers regarding these  gentlemen who wero certainly more  to blame than the Premier. (Applause)  Mr. Martin's course in the matter  also required enquiring into. In the  session of 1002 he took occasion to  discuss Bill No. 87 for an hour and a  half, and this bill gave the O..& W  the right to any lands in Yale and  Kootenay, including the lands in  question. But     fortunately    the  Government, owing to the efforts of  the Opposition, was unable to carry  out this scheme.   (Cheers.)  Regarding the Canadian Northern  charter by which it was pioposed to  build a railway from Yellowhead pass  to Bute Inlet, thence by ferry,to the  E. & N., and have its terminus in  Victoria. Assistance to the extent of  20,000'acres of land and $5000 in cash  per mile had been promised thus giving away millions of acres of the  people's land to MncKenzie and Mann.  What hnd the Opposition under Mr.  McBride done regarding this ? Thoy  fought the bill for over four months  and ftt lust the Government were  obliged to withdraw it. (Cheers,) As  a result another line would shortly be  commenced, the Grand Trunk Pacific,  without costing the province a cent.  That alone showed the late Opposition  had saved British Columbia millions  of dollars.   (Applause.)  An endeavour had been made to  saddle the present with the misdeeds  of past Governments but it was not-  just. They had all been composite and  supported by many Liberals. It was  not so. long ago since the Martin  Government too, and that could not  have been Conservative. The Premier  was.now appealing as a strong Conservative, with a strong administration  having the confidence of the counti y  and if he wns returned to power stable  government would be restored. And  he was sure the people would sustain  them.   (Cheers.)  As to Mr. Kellie, he had heen an  Independent often and now appeared  to he under the impression that with  Conservatives, Liberals, Socialists .���������md  Labour men in the field he, the lonely  Independent, would have control of  tbe House. But everyone knows Mr.  Kellie for years to be a strong Liberal  and why did he not come out iu his  true colours? Why did he accept the  endorsation of the Liberals? He  certainly was not following a straightforward course. ��������� (Cheers.) He had  nothing to say against Mr. Bennett  personally but was diametrically  opposed to his ideas which could not  bring prosperity to thc Province.  (Applause.) What was wanted was  capital and lots of it to develop our  mines, our fisheries, forests and other  industriesr The people did not believe  in the Socialist doctrine and he was  sure would not vote for its establishment. , He could, however, admire  Mr. Bennett having the* courage of  his convictions. It was different with  the Independents. They, had been  known'in Revelstoke before and no  one knew where to place them. ' (Applause.)  Turning to,the matter of appropriations Mr.Taylorgaveasuccint of statement, from "-official."..sources, , of'the  result of, his efforts., aud those of, Mr.  Kellie." 'The latter had "done nothing  for the Big Bend, andin his 10 years of  office had not done ' as much "as the  speaker in three. Something had  been* said about his not travelling  round. ' This was all clap trap. There  were officials entrusted with Government work and he was contented to  trust them. In conclusion, Mr. Taylor dealt briefly with his efforts to  secure two members for "'Revelstoke  riding in which he was backed up by  the present Premier and his cabinet  and .closed a splendid speech hy a  stirring appeal to the electors to  support Mr. McBride and stable  government. (Loud and prolonged  cheering.)  The chairman then called upon  J.  M.   KELLIE,  the Liberal-Litboiir-Independent single  man party candidate. Mr. Kellie  seemed somewhat dazed. All the  fighting vim of "Let'er flicker Jim"  had evaporated and it was with impatience the audience listened to his  wearying remarks. He said he proposed showing the chairman mid  others, then took a drink. He claimed  he had secured more money than Mr.  Taylor "had and pointed drnmaticnlly  to a portmanteau said to contain blue  books. Then he took another drink.  Then he told a story about a prospector nnd a hollow log and_ subsided  without-!! "word regarding whallio  intended to do if elected.     Then crime  ED.   ADAllt  who expressed his pleasure at the inception of party lines and paid a compliment to the Provincinl Secretary  who he hoped would fill his present  office for many years to come. (Applause.) The speaker then took up  mutters of local interest particularly  the Horne-Payne attempted steal of  wator rights and Kellie's connection  with townsitcs and the appropriations  for trails leading to t'lem. We regret  we have not space to give a full report  of his speech which was brim full of  information and bristling with fuels.  He was loudly applauded on resuming  his seat. Kellie tried, to butt in'another speech hut was promptly sat on  by the audience ��������� who insisted on the  programme being carried out as arranged. The chairman therefore  called on  J. W.'HKNNBTT  the Socialist candidate. Mr. Bennett  claimed that Socialist government  meant just government und that  many leading thinkers in all parts of  the world were Socialists, lie then  quoted from the Socialist platform the  statement that the only way to judge  of a law was to ask "Is it for tho benefit of working men*." If so pass it.  He then referred to the other parties  as Kilkenny cats and created a laugh  by a little nursery rhyme to this end.  Then came the usual claim that the  Social Democratic party in Germany  are Socialists which hns been so often  exposed. He tried to hedge round the  "revolutionary proletariat" of the  Socialist papers by saying that Working men included architects, etc. He  also spoke of the internationalism of  Socialism and claimed the right to  import as many paid agitators as he  liked because Pullman cars wore imported  without  dispute.     After  ex-  (Contlimud un l-iigu S).  .-ft*, .-i*. ."-***������ ������"t-. .*l*. ."-**'������ .*****.������'  ty ty ty ty ty ty tyT  ��������� .-fr. .-rr*. ������*fr. .-^*. .-*-..-���������  Tty ty ty ty ty ty  ourne   Bros.f  Boiled Linseed Oil  Raw Linseed Oil  Neatsfoot Oil  Turpentine  White Lead  Yellow Ochre  BOURNE BROS.  1 r*l*i r*l*i 1*1*1 fTTi ***** ***-* ****** ������*���������*������ ������-fr*. *-*** --**** *���������-**������ ***** ���������**** *'  *- l.-JV '���������4."'q.' ���������������-(���������* *^' *J.1 *J.** ��������� X* "i*. 'V iJJi 'JJ *4������* "4.' *  Mackenzie  Avenue . .  }*'*-'*-'--'-**������*l***A.*v****i*  REID & YOUNG  THE LEADING DRYC000S MERCHANTS.  Kvery Department full and overflowing with  Natty   New   Goods  ���������the   best   to   be found   on   the  iii'irket.  -  WE   BUY RIGHT A         SELL  BIGHT.                                  ND  Everything    ns     represented    or  your money refunded.           _ .          <��������� 0  Our Stock  - NEW DRESS GOODS.  READY-TO-WEAR COSTUMES.  -"  NEW JACKETS    V-                  .    *.; -  for Ladies and children.  -.,. NEW .RAIN COATS  ���������,-',*>       >n"f nod fuiriengths.        --*  Was Never  in fnmnlpfp  NEW-WARM IWDERWEAR-'. ���������  A full and complete range  Of sizes in both  women's "  antl children's.-1  NEW BEDDING  Wadded Comforters, Flannelette   Sheets,   Blankets, .  Sheeting, Pillow  Cottons,  -  Pillows, at special prices.  TABLE LINENS AND NAPKINS  OU VUllllllClC  As Now.  MEN'S AND BOYS' DEPT.  Ready-to-Wear Suits.  Ove.coats.   .  Reefers.  Waterproof Coats.  Hats a:id Caps.  Boots and Shoes.  UNDERCLOTHING  ln this line we have a full  range of sizes.  .  MILLINERY  Our New  Ready-to-Wear  Hats will please you.   We  have all the new designs  in  the  market at reason-  ���������LADIES'-EMPRESS" SHOES"  A full range of sizes.  REID &  YO  UNI  .1  *         THE LEADING  ���������         DRVC00D8  ***%      MERCHANTS  MAIL OKDBl*'** KKCKIVK OUK I'UOMPT ATTKNTIOX.  -*���������**������������������������������������������������������<---*���������������������������������������������������������������*������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ARROWHEAD  FOR TAYLOR  Meeting Last Night Showed A  Good Majority in His Favor  ���������Kellie's New Political Position  Declared.  Arrowhead, B. C, Sept. 24.���������(Special)  A good meeting was held last night when  addresses were delivered bv Messrs.  Taylor, Bennett and Kellie. His safe to  say that Taylor will have a satisfactory  majority here. The noticeable feature  was Kellie's repudiation ol* the Liberal  party and declaration of absolute independence of everybody but himself.  Guelph Mercury���������Miss Bella Fax  possesses a voice of unusual range and  brilliancy, and she sings with much  expression.���������With Jim Fax tomorrow  night.  NEW MINISTER  IS SELECTED  Hon. A. S. Goodeve, of Rossland,  Sworn in as Provincial Secretary, Appointment Approved  Everywhere.  (From Our 0������*n Corret-pondeiit.)  ViCTOKiA, Sept, 10th.���������The rumours  persistently circulated in the Interior  that A. S. Goodeve was to receive the  vacant portfolio have proved to bo  con-ect. He waa sworn in yesterday  as Provincial Secretary and Minister  in charge of the Education Department. Great satisfaction is felt hero  at the selection and it is considered  the Government is much strengthened,  by his itccept-ence of office.  s  *������������������������ Vi.  JtS  ROLFF HOUSE  By G. H. BENEDICT.  A  Thrilling Story of Love and Adventure.  tnaa evidently withstood tne assauitt  ���������f many years, aa nlso a liking for good  ���������plrlts, ot which it was much the fash*  Ion ot the time to partake freely. Ta  Introduce him without further words,  this old fellow was Carl Krum. and hli  special business lt was to have ln  charge a boat ferry that crossed tha  river at the landing: about a mile and  a half from the village. Thl������ ferry belonged to the mistress of TRolff House,  and the old fellow had from time Imme-  rmortal almost been In charge of It, and  constituted one of the family at RolfJ  House. He was not a frequent visitor  to the bar-room of Ronk's Tavern, and  ���������when he came it was generally the caso  that Bomothlng had happened that excited public gossip unusually or had  tome special interest to himself.  The group of talkers sitting abouj  ���������the room grew suddenly silent as tht  old man entered. A seat was offered  him. and he dropped quietly Into it,  and continued pufflng sedately on a  short pipe that was in his mouth.  After an Interval of silence, a short,  pursy little fellow, who was sitting with  liis chair tipped beside the emberlesa  fireplace, spoke up:  "Here's old Carl," he said. "He can  ������������������ell us all about lt. Now. let me state  ihe matter. I maintained that the old  lady was eighty-three; you all denied  It   Now, how is it, TMr. Krum?"  The old man took his pipe quietly out  -Of his mouth.  "She's eighty-three," he said, "and,  ���������he'll be ninety-three, if the good Lord  ���������������o will arrd my prayers are heard. But  What matters it. ye Idle gossips?"  "Exactly," continued the first speaker,  ���������without noticing the old man's rebuke;  "and that confirms what I said. 'Taint  -often, I tell you. that I make a mistake  In a person's age when they die���������that  Is, the old lady ain't dead yet, but  everybody knows that old Doctor Pronk  has given her up, and when he Bays  anybody has got to die. he generally  makes a sure job of it."  . There was some laughter at this poor  Jest, but it was interrupted by the old  man:  ���������That'i a fair specimen of the devil's  flvlt as well as the devil's manners,  ���������������r I'm no judge," he said. "It's not  --given to any human being to fix the  limit of a fellow creature's life; and, as  (or the good old Doctor, the only mistake he ever made was in not strangling some specimens of this ungodly  ���������feneration at their birth. Tet I fear  that lt ls only too true that Rolff House  ts to lose its mistress. TPve no romantic  fondness for the poor old lady; but-lt  ts a scurvy dog that will not fawn on  the hand that has fed it for years."  "You'll be provided for, Carl," inter-,  trupted one of the party.  "I have received nry full due," replied  the old mar.  "and expect nothing."  "Well, she ought to give you something," interrupted the landlord; "but  there's no telling���������she's a queer old wo  tnan."  "Queer old place, too," broke In the  little man again, who was evidently one  of the kind that like to do most of the  talking. "I don't wonder that anybody  Is, queer after living in it so many  years. Queer stories I've heard about j  tt. Most folks believe the house is ,  haunted; and I've heard that the olil  fellow who built it was a pirate, and  bad  no  end  of  money  ;s*t  Is such outrasf-cuiH liars as you and  your brother that l*-.i|i*..*=(* upon simple-  minded folk, and lend litem to bcllevo  ill of their iieltrlil'.'H'S. I'll aver, that  there's never yel bi.cn man or spirit  about Rolff House Hint would pass for  a hobgoblin as readily as you; and IC  the devil ever had half as safe a hold  on old Magnus Rolff as ho has on you,  then may the Lord liuve mercy upon  him."  This hit caused a roar of laughter and  the discomfiture of Mr. Sackett. But he  apoke up again:  "���������Well, let them deny lt who can,  there's queer things and queer stories  nbout Rolff House.   I don't suppose old  ���������carl will own up what Be Knows,  though, for the devil no doubt has put  ���������aim under bondu to keep the peacn  about the matter. Rut I'd like him to  tell me, if he can, what ever became ol  old Rolff?"  i The landlord here spoke up:  '' "That's a pertinent question," he said,  "Perhaps old Carl can answer it, or, at  least, give us a short history of Rollt  House. For my part, I should like to  hear* a correct account of its strange  history." There is no use of denying that  there is a mystery about the house. I  remember once myself seeing a strange  sight up there. I was coming by ths  house in the night���������a bright moonlight  night it was���������and when at a point o������  the road where I could see the eastern  side of the house, I plainly saw the figure of a man standing beneath one ot  the large windows. He was in the direct rays of tho moon, and I saw him  as plainly as I ever saw man. His appearance was that of a very aged man,  tall and stooping, with long white hair,  and dressed ln an odd costume. As I  was looking directly at him, he suddenly disappeared���������seemed to sink Into tlie  ground close to the house. I could  scarcely believe my eyes, but I am sure  I saw what I have told you; and, as  you may Imagine, I thought at once  of the story they tell, that at stated  times the devil allows old Rolff to visit  his money chambers. I suppose I must.  have been deceived In some way in the  matter. But lt would be Interesting to  know moro about Rolff House, and I  move that old Carl gives us its history."  "Ye������, yes, Carl," "Let's hear it. Carl,"  and similar exclamations were uttered  by a dozen voices, and chairs were  drawn up near where the old man wes  Bitting, for all knew that he enjoyed  nothing better than an opportunity, to  rehearse some favorite matter.  his sweetheart to this place. He had  really succeeded inwinnlngherheart.for  he wa.s handsome and well-educated,  and had a strong element of the heroic  ln his character. So at last the poor  artist was fain to give way, and cor*-  sent to a union for his daughter that lie  did not approve.  "Magnus Rolff. as he called himself,  was married ln due time to the fair  maiden of his love. In the heydey ot  his happiness, he resolved on building  the finest country house In the whole  colony for the keeping of his bride. So  Rolff House was built, and a wonderful  structure it was In the eyes of the honest burghers. All that Is really known  of the married life of Agnes Lebrun is  that she bore her husband two children.  a boy and a girl, and died. Magnus  Rolff lived on rome years aftor tho  death of his wife. He nsver filled her  place, which would seem to be good  proof that ho loved her truly. Somo  time after her death, however, he installed ln Rolf* House as its mistress a  sister who came from Europe. That  Bister is the present mistress of Rolff  House. She was th"n a young and  handsome woman, of line education and  great force of character, and she soon  Jjrew to have absolute control of RoliX  House and all Its Inmates.  "There   came   a   day   when   Magnus  CHAPTER IV.  "Well,-* began the old man. "T don't  mind telling what I know about the  matter, though I'm afraid you'll find  It rather a dry tale, with your appetites  all whetted for a recital of supernatural  doings. But It's a strange story, nevertheless. It was long, long ago, during  the last years of King George's war  with the French and Spaniards, that  there came to our village, then a mere  hamlet, a tall fine-looking man, richly  dressed, who put up at the little Dutch  Inn that stood on the very spot that  this tavern now stands. * He remained  (veek after week, and there wag brought  to him sundry heavy, iron-bound chests  containing goods of some weighty character. The curiosity of the good burghers was much excited about this mys-  he'd  made  by, > terlous personage.    He was fierce and  murder and robbery on the high soas.  After he built .the house, they say ho  had rooms piled''full of silver and gold.  Then I've heard he sold himself to the  .-devil, on condition that the money  ���������would always be kept safe In RolfC  House; and a good bargain he made of  It, seeing that the devil had hlrn safa  anyhow. But the devil came and took  him one fine day; and the money is  all In the house yet, and nobody can  touch it, they say, except they sell  themselves to the devil, too. That's  the story, and somo people believe It."  ��������� "Some people," Interposed old Carl,  ���������are born fools, and only fit to be gulled  by stories of ghosts and hobgoblins. If  anybody living is pretty well acquainted  *=rwith-RoIfe-House-and-*tl-.s--Roia=faml!y.  gloomy at times, and would speak to  no one, and then again he would be free  and jovial to the extent of spending  many a dozen of gold and silver coin,  and getting himself and half the good  burghers deeply Intoxicated. This man  gave his name as Magnus Rolff.,, At  times, when in his cups, ho would tell  the most frightful tales of bloody adventures at sea; so that ln time the  good people began to regard him as a  retired pirate, and this belief seemed  confirmed by the number of heavy,  strong chests he had brought with him,,  which no doubt contained the treasures he had acquired in his wl'.i. ad-  tures. As Magnus Rolff rather enjoyed  It to have the good people regard him  .wIth_dread-as_weir_as_admlraU_qn,_he,  It ls myself,  tor I  have  known vthem | _ ,..,,..���������,  these fifty years; and, M I am an lion-   ������ is to be feared, and so they have de-  ������st man and a good Christian, I pro-   scended to this day.  tiounce all such Billy tales but idle su- ,    "But  lt is  not  necessary  for us  to  perstitlons.     There's   enough   that   Is i credit them, so I will Hive you the real  Strange tnd romantic about Rolff House  -without peopling it with ghosts or  giving lt over to the possession of tho  Bvll One."  "That's all very well," here broke In  a new member of the circle; "but I say  It's good Scripture to believe in ghosts;  and If there Is any place that ls likely;  to be haunted, It is Rolff House. And,  as for the devil having a lease on that  Did pirate's gold, why shouldn't' he?  It's only claiming his own, and we all  know the devil is pretty sure to do that.  Por my part,  I believe  that all  ain't  history of the man as I have learned  it on the best authority. His real name  Was Rolff Van Buysen, and he belonged  to a wealthy family of Holland. His  father was a man of great talent, a  patron of the arts, and a distinguished  public man. But Rolff was a wild boy,  and, for some unknown escapade, he  fled the country and took to life at sea.  The  (Rolff  disappeared   from  this   vicinity,  and nobody ever heard of him again.  The  superstitious  said   that  the  devil  had come to claim him,  according  to  a bargain  by  which  he had  sold  his  soul  for the gold he possessed.    This  ls no doubt the story that our friend  Backett here would consider most credible.    For  my  part,   I  can  throw  no  lljrht on the matter.   He disappeared���������  that is    enough.    It was    certainly a  Btranga   matter;   but   such   disappearances are too common to call for any  superstitious explanation of them.   He  left without leaving any will, or directions for the disposition of his property.  His son had grown to manhood,, but his  daughter had died at an early age.   Tht  eon  married,  and lived with  his wife  at  Rolff House,  over which,  however.  Mistress  Van Buysen continued to exercise  unlimited   sway.    One  son  was  born to them���������the present heir, Claude  Van   Buysen   Rolff���������who   ln  course   ol  time   was  loft   an  orphan.    After   the  death  of  the  father,   it  appeared  that  by   special .deed   all   tho  property  had  been placed ln the hands of the aunt.  Mistress  Van  Buysen.     She has  lived  to this day, exercising complete sway,  at Rolff House.   There were, of course,  always queer stories about Rolff House;  and as she grew old and allowed the  place to  go somewhat to  decay, these  Increased, and took the shape that we  have heard here to-night.   Rolff House  is haunted by evil spirits, we are told;  old Magnus Rolff had sold himself to  the devil, and received his* aid in acquiring Immense stores of unhallowed  treasure; this treasure is protected from  all but one single member of the family.  who likewise sells himself to the devil;  and so Rolff House is given up to holt-  goblins and evil report.  "Well, those can believe these stories  who choose, I have received and hand-  eled considerably of money from Rolff  House, and lt has never burnt my,  hands or my conscience either. I know,  not how old Magnus Rolff made his  money, what murders or outrages he  committed, or how many harmless merchantmen he sent to the bottom. I do  know that at that time privateering  was a popular pursuit with our daring  sailors, and that many of them got rich!  without a suspicion of crime attaching  to them. It was a legal business, to  which they were duly commissioned:  and. there ls no reason to suppose that  Rolff Van Buysen was anything more  than a brave and lucky privateer captain. He probably spent most, of hla  money in dissipation and in the building of Rolff House, and the effort to  meet the expenses of a large establishment, and keep up appearances. I believe that financial distresses account  for his fljsht, and for all that seems  strange to the world In the history ot  RolfC House. Tou gentlemen are entitled to differ from me if you will. Of  course, I can't explain all the queer  sights everybody may have seen at tho  flead of night about the place. People  always will see strange sights around  a house that Is suspected of being  haunted. I don't believe any of thc superstitious stories about Rolff Hoi'.-**.  It Is simply a fine old mansion gono  to decay. I would that.I might live to  see It restored.. You have my story,  gentlemen."  The old man relapsed into silence,  and a general shaking of heads showed  that his story did not settle all doubts  In regard to Rolff House.  The landlord was the flrst to speali  up:  *=i!I**-th!nk-=youIre=aboiit=right>=Carl.^  he said, " In regard to the stories about  the old place. But I can't agree with  you that there has been much lack of  money at Rolff House. Why, the business and tenements alone must have  footed up large sums annually for these  many years. No doubt, the old lady,  has been close, and has a nice little pile  saved up for young Master Claude.  He'll scatter It, I'll warrant, spite of  Old Bootle and all his Imps But now  let's drop the subject. I suppose some  of you would like to keep up your  stories of ghosts and hobgoblinB. But  It ain't good manners, with that poor  eyes were small nnd why; and the  predion  was  that of restlessness  filsconiri'.r.  On a lounge in the office lolled the  younger Saybrook. Thc young man  might havo been twenty-two, and hnd  the lank form of his-^fef* without Its  more uiifrraluly development. His features were also less sharp, and on tlio  vholc he wan not an unattractive young  man. but the experienced eye could  easily determine that he would In tlmo  grow Into a pretty close copy of his  father.  The elder Saybrook had Just entered  the olHee and thrown himself Into a  chair.  "Oh, 'j.i*v tired I am." ho whined,  as he -Mr-etched himself In his easy  chair.   "It Is always the old story with  mc work. work, think, think, till body  and brain are ready to give out:' But  I don't know as I should complain���������I  hnve had a good day's work, Ralph;  yes. yes. a good day's work."  "You have drawn up the will, then?"  suggested the young man.  "yes," was the reply: "It is drawn,  signed, sealed, witnessed and recorded���������  so thnt Job ls settled. But what a lime  I have had rf it! I am wearied to  deaih.   1 carried every point, however.  right at Rolff House.   Many's the story)   iway he led a wild life for years,  I've heard of queer  doings  up  there. ��������� -���������** '���������* *���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������ -**���������' ������ -mm  [here's my brother Sol.; he says he was  going by there once about midnight,  and everything was dark and gloomy  about the house, when all of a sudden  a stream of flame shot out of the big  Dhlmney on the east side, and a black  object sprang out of It and was off In  the air as quick aB a Hash. And I've  been by there myself at'nights, when  I've heard queer noises coming from  the house, and others have heard them,  too, and seen strange sights. I don't  know as it ls respectful to the old lady  to tell about these -.hlngs now, but 11  they're so, they're so, and that's all  there Is about It."  The speaker was a short, very peculiar-looking man. A heavy beard  covered his meagre face, and long  frowsy hair reached down to his shoulders, and hair and beard both seemed to  be of a dirty slate-blue color. His yellow skin appeared to have a bluish-  green tinge; his large, staring blun  eyes were as lustreless as the eyes ol  a corpse; and to add to his uncanny,  peculiarities, his voice had a strange,  ecphulcliral tone.  "A flne countenance you have for o  ghost story, Leb. Sackett," broke In lh������  aid ���������������vp, with a tone of contempt.   "It  and at last came to the colonies. ^ ^^ __  war with France and Spain broke out, I *,i,j"^oman lying up there on her death-  and he shipped in one of the privateers --     --  that sailed from our ports to prey on  the commerce of the  enemy.    In this  till he  at last become captain of a cruiser himself. It is true that some of these privateers were little better than pirates;  but tf young Van Buysen was guilty,  of any crimes against the innocent, no  one knows it now. The tales about  him that have floated down to our day  are the veriest gossip., But he gained  Tlohes by his adventurous life on the  high seas; and, once while in the port i  of New York, returned from a cruise,  an event occurred to him that decided  his future life. He met a fair maiden,  at the first sight of whom be was desperately enamored.  "He followed her up, discovered her  nam* and whereabouts, and resolved  on winning her. She was the daughter  of a poor artist, named Lebrun. who  had come to this country to ply his art.  bed, perhaps; and I won't have it   No  more of it, gentlemen, to-night."  AH knew the landlord to be a-man of  his word, and he was recognized dictator ln his own bar-room. So the conversation turned to other subjects, or.  |f the forbidden topic was discussed, it  ���������was in low and cautious tones.  CHAPTER V.  On the principal street of Voorhlsvillei  a little white house obtruded itself  boldly out to the line of the unpaved  eidewalk. Over the door, a small sign  bore the Inscription, "Anthony Say-  brook, Counsellor-at-Law."  Fronting on the street was the offlee  of Mr. Saybrook, and the rest^ of tho  building* was occupied by Mr. Saybroolc,  eon and housekeeper as a domicile.  Mr. Saybrook was one of a trio of  lawyers,  with   which   the  village  was  iitt_       .        . blessed,  for tt  was  the shire  town  ol  but 'found   poor   remuneration   ln   the i the section, and drew to lt whatever lit-  rude condition of the colonies and tho , Ration   the  quiet   farming   region   In-  lack ot public taste. But poor as he  was, his love for his daughter was  greater than his love of money. Ho  was angered at the attentions of tho  rich, dissipated sailor to his lovely  daughter, and, to escape thorn, he fled  with her from the city, and came to  thla lonely hamlet. But Rolff Van Buy-  son was not to be baulked. He ferreted  out   their   whereabouts,   and   followed  dulged In.  He believed himself to be a great  man confined to a petty sphere. In appearance, he was tall and rather lank.  Ills forehead protruded; his thin black  hair was sprinkled with grey, and* the  top of his head showed a small circular  bald spot; his nose was rather long and  sharp, and there was Just the sugges-  tinn ot a roseate tinge at the tip;  hi*  rttat is lornt satisfaction. In fact,  things worked as well a* T could havo  wished. I had some dlffloulty ln getting  the old lady to give up sor**-.* of her  eroohets; but I finally persuaded her  entirely to my views. But what is beBt,  I am myself made sole executor of the  (state. Now, 1 call that a pretty flne  stroke of business. It needed very  edroit working of the cards on my part,  but I flatter myself that I proved equal  to thq occasion.  "Of course,  the nephew  get* ���������very-  thing then?" said the son.  "Yes, yes; that was my chief point,  you know. The old lady's family pride  was all In the direction of giving tha  nephew everything; but she had some  queer motions, and It needed all my  finesse to induce her to dismiss them.  Only one thing troubles me. The money  Is not nearly so much as there was reason to suppose. This perhaps is not to  be regretted, for I see the way clear  ln consequence of lt for a very bold  stroke. But It Is queer���������very queer. It  ilir-iost leads one to believe ln the stories  of old Magnus Rolff's money vaults,  and their control by the Evil One. What  can the old lady have done with all her  cash? It Is strange���������very -strange.  Young Master Claude won't have anything like the money he has anticipated.  But there's lots of property, and he gets  it all. Now mark me. Ralph. I think  I see ln thin turn of affairs Just the opportunity I have always wanted. Thero  Is nothing nicer for a lawyer than the  handling of a big.property for a reckless young spendthrift. I have planned  to net the handling of the Rolff estate,  and I have succeeded. The fact ot there  not being as much money as I expected  Is really In my favor. This boy Claude.  I am certain, will be of a mind to spend  money freely. I have talked with him,  and he 1������ eager to come tnto his fortune  and has grand schemes of going to  Europe, and becoming a gentleman.  But the scapegrace won't have tho  money to carry out his plans. To gratify his desires, he must needs raise  money on the property that will be left  him. It ls a flne chance for good bar-  Fflne. With his Inexperience and confiding nature, he can be led Into almost  any kind of an agreement. I have his  confidence, I think, and lt will be  Btrange If there ls not an opportunity  afforded me for making a-very good  thing. Somebody is certain to take ad-  Vantage of him, and why shouldn't I?*"  "To be sure���������why not?" echoed the  young man.  "Very well put, Ralph," continued  'the elder. "There Is a very fine moral  point to consider ln the matter. A.s I  said���������somebody .will surely lake advantage of this young man. Who shall lt  be? Now a man of weak mind might  pause before taking advantage ot such  an opportunity. But why? It is plain  that the young fool Is bound to dissipate his fortune, and that it must of  necessity fall Into the hands of como-  body. I cannot prevent him doing It.  As executor, all I can do Is to advise  him. But advice, should I give it would  only be wasted upon him. His Is a nature not to take counsel of a disagreeable sort kindly. To give It, would  only be to Irritate him and forfeit his  confidence. Well, shall I foolishly undertake to curb him In his set purposes,  and thus forfeit his confidence, and allow some other and sharper person to  usurp my place as legal adviser and  reap the fruits of the transactions that  there will be an opportunity to arrange? By no means. I can see no, In-  .frjLetlonTjjf^thejno  a case of this kind. It ls one of the  legitimate perquisites of the legal profession. I can't help 11 if the young  man throws his fortune away. I would  be lupremely foolish not to pick up  what will naturally fall to my share-.  It is thus that Fortune restores a prop*  cr equilibrium, and decrees that thc unworthy shall not long retain the possession of her favors. Do you see tho  point, Ralph?"  "Yes, father, I think I'm equal to seeing the drift of your argument," replied  the young man.  "Well, Ralph, I'm glad, of lt. I'm  rather proud of your intelligence. I  think you will Inherit my tulent; but I  trust you will never be forced to grub  and toil as 1 have had lo In.order to  make a reputation. In fact, my dear  boy, what with my Utile uuvlngs, and  the opportunity that is opened to me,  1 think 1 may reasonably look forward  now to leaving you ln pretty good circumstances. It only i-ciuuius for yuu  lo aid my efforts by selecting a wife  .who will bring you a handsome dowry.  And in this matter, my boy, 1 wish *, uu  to aim high. Don't imltme my unior-  tunate example of aiming too low at  the outset of life, if 1 liau inuri'ltu ivcil  on*���������and I don't wish to say a word  against your mother, my boy, who was  as desirable a wife In all except her  fortune as anybody could wish lor���������If  I had married well oil, to what posiiaic  of honor might I not have aspired: liut  talent allied to poverty has Out a sorry  show in this world; and if Fortune has  deigned to throw, a single smile upon  me it is because of my coaseleas iiiuua-  try and perseverance, liut to return to  your affairs, Utiiph. it", en I expect,,  we can get Cluude out of the wuy later  tne old lady's death, It will leave the  coast clear for you to lay siege to ola  Bruyn's daughter*. Let me fay to jcu  that she" Is by all odds the most desirable girl In these piii'tb���������ine liari(l.*-*oii!..*it  as weir as the richest. Old Bruyn la  vtry well off, r.r.d .*���������!.(' Is an only '.:..: i,  (To be Continued.)  - THUIM if KX-  CHIBHF POLICE  Oould not Stand Before  Dodd's KHney Pills  Mr. Charles Gilchrist had Diabetes  far Years-Dodd'S Kidney Pills  Cured Him.  Port Hope, Out., July 13.���������(Special).���������Mr. Charles Gilchrist, Chief of  Police here for fifteen years and afterwards Dominion Fishery Overseer, is  always willing to atltl his testimony  to the volume of proofs * from all  parts Unit Doiltl's Kidney Pills never  fail to cure any form of Kidney Disease.  "I am a healthy man. Dodd's Kidney Pills have done tlie job," is thc  way Mr, Gfclehrist puts it. "When 1  first started to take Dotld's Kidney  Pills I was in an awful state. I had  been a sufferer from Diabetes and  Kidney Disorder for ten years. My  urine was of a dark hricky color and  I would suffer something awful while  passing.  "I tried everything and tried the  doctors but could get no help till I  was advised to use Dodd's Kidney  Pills. They have made me a new  man."  Mr. Gilchrist is getting on in yean,  but he feels . young. That's what  Dodd's Kidney Pills do for a man.  km SPBT.  Do Your Friends Avoid  You by Reason of  These  Symptoms  of Catarrh?  Df. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder  quickly dispels every loathsome symo. I  torn of Catarrh and effects a permanent���������  cure. It stands alone as a remedy ���������  for Catarrh, both chronic and acute; I  Hay Fever,* Headache, Sore Thro.ii, ln- i  fluenia. Deafness, Tonsilitis and all ;  other diseases of the nose and throat.  Curesthe severest cases and cures them I  speedily. Rev. J. Loner Grimm, a well* j  known clergyman of Springer, York Co., J  Pa., writes:   "Both myself and  family | ,*".      ���������   _.        ....  have   used   Dr.   Agnew's   Catarrhal! **^e?    ^cs- 6,r-  re-'*:  Powder for the past two years, and l\ '"Well, sir,' 1  continue  can conscientiously recommend it to any I n|Eh can you build���������'  one who suffers from Catarrh or other  nose or throat diseases.   I would con-   siderit wrong not to recommend it every ' rose excitedly from h's ������������������  chance I get." as der Bky,. he roared  angels come around It MT:'* birds:*   In.  five seconds he waa rr*';-*T.   Vou sccr  A  MONOMANIAC   _  WI .;*.--.-���������'->���������  &   Murderer "E������c������p������������ tli** li:ii.;n...i. t���������**.-��������� .  X.aek*r Refcreuc*.   r > *���������. MtieU.  "That calls to nan. ,i queer experience of my own," st.u a lawyer whe.  had listened to the story. "Soaie yeart*  ago I defended a fellow for murder ia  a little Southern town, .md the worst-  witness we had againt. :s was aa-.oli  German who was a .-,...-.������ buildetrby  trade. A stack, by the way, is morel**  another name for a hi:: chimney.* The  old fellow was perf*. .* honest and.  jrave his story In such u ciear, straights-  forward manner that. I f-Mt my cUeut  was doomed unless 1 ,*oir'rd Uilnlc o4  some way to break hlni  was cudgeling my brair*-  uered to me to ask J .  could build a stack,  raiean?" I asked, ln ���������*.:  ���������mind,' said my friend  that question and St..'  ond of the cross exan..:  rs if struck by an *.-  said:    'You are a stacl.  further.    A swift Insc:  flashed over the Germc  Liver "w*orklng Properly?  If not, it's proof that your entire system Is disorganized. Agnew s Liver  Pills���������entirely vegetable���������regulate the  Liver, purify the whole body, restoring  it to perfect health. 40 doses ioc. No. 33  FUN AND SENTIMENT.  ���������V-  "I don't think that Mr. Eatlngton  ever declines an Invitation to dinner."  "Oh, no! He'a a sort of social lion  seeking what he may devour."���������Puck.  "I see it is becoming the fad to have  your wedding oinematographed." "But  a feller doesn't have to have his courtship clnematographed, thank heaven!"  "Pa, what ls a lineal descendant?"  "A lineal-descendant ls a person who  has to fall back on some praiseworthy  ancestor for his own importance."���������  Detroit Free Press.  "As to the emperor," said the empress dowager, "the silly boy hardly  knows whether he is dead or alive."  "Prom which," remarked Ll Hung  Chang, "I infer that he reads the papers."���������Puck.  Visitor���������"What is the meaning of  this large and enthusiastic demonstration? Is there a peaee jubilee being  held?" Boy���������"Naw, sir. be local football club wiped de earth up wid der  rivals."���������Norristown Herald.  Book Canvasser���������Pardon me, madame, hut are you interested ln the  study of prehistoric man? Miss Antique���������No Indeed! It keeps me busy  trying to get the man of to-day Interested in me.���������Chicago News.  "Young Populare .is the most self-  possessed man I ever saw. He never  gets the least hit rattled under any  circumstances." "Why, in what exigency did you ever see him tried, to  have such confidence In him?" "I saw  him exhibiting his first baby to half a  dozen women at once, and answering  every question rationally."  A Onrrpot Inn.  An amusing double-barreled case of  heterophemy occurred not long ago at  a meeting of the licensing sessions In  an English city. The chairman," discussing the law requiring the bona fide  travelers to go a certain distance before being entitled to liquid refreshment, referred to lt as being "three  miles as the flow cries."  A superior person hastily rose to  correct his worship, but could get no  nearer than "Your worship means 'as  the fly crows,' or rather," he added  hastily, " *as the cry flows.' "  No one was rash enough to make a  farther attempt, and the magistrates  "*ent on in their efforts in behalf of  sobriety.  lov.n. While*  ti friend whist  .  low h'.-jh'h*  ���������What   do yoia  . ;::ise.    'KevcT  'Just slip; in  TTj at tho-talr  uTon I paiiBed;  '.hought. and  builder, IT ber-  '. the wltnests  . '.ibout hot*  never got any  :iblc    change*  *.=��������� face and-h.fr.  r.lr. -An hlgU-  '"o high dose-  the man was a monomaniac��������� sane: on  every subject but one, and my frinnii-  happened to know his v   rTc spot.   lets  hardly necessary to Bay that hisevl**-  dence ln regard to the immicide was*.-  promptly ruled ont bv ."--? Judge, andc .  as there was no other witness of Im-s. -  portance my man was cleared.    Tha*  rascal should have hoc-  hanged, and;  would have been but for -ae lac'ay reference to the    stack."���������-**-ew    Orleans   ���������  TimeB-Democrat.  A Tart Old  J.mly.  Out In Indiana a good many years  ago a certain old lady, summoned as a  witness, came into court wearing a  large poke bonnet, such as was then  much affected by rurol folks. Her answers to the questions put to her being rather indistinct, the- court requested her to speak louder, though  .without much success.  "The court cannot hear a word  you say, my good woman," said the  judge. "Please to take oft that huge  bonnet of yours."  "Sir," she said composedly and distinctly enough this lime, "the court has  a perfect right to bid a gentleman tako  off.,hlS-hat,.but Itihas no_right to_make.  Aw Appro-prl.--'-   T-xi.  A little girl who lives >'*.' tc-rn went  to church last Sunday.   f'*e Is a bright  little maiden and, C0D<:'''"r!nK her ten-    -  der age, only six, she is decidedly ta- - -  telligent.   Her mother * * ���������** been suCTer- ���������   -  Ing from the grip *nc ���������.ir-Jn't   accann;   ���������  pany her, and *h her fat: er was a-***-***********- -*-*"���������  from home she irent aloi--*.-.  Whether it was the U>i.-jl!ncss of'tffe.*_B-  Wg pew or whether iT-i church wsr-* :->-  poorly heated,   muinia wasn't   quite -vi**.--.  sure, but, anyway, the IK-Ie maid aaae-js-  home and declared she w?-3 very chilly..^:  "My toes got so eold v'-lle I was aft���������  ting there,    mamma,"    s-ie   declared-;���������  "And so did my fingers nnd my ���������nose.*. -., .  I don't   believe   there v.as   hardl-e***-**-*-..-*  speck of fire in the furnace."  "That was too had." .-'i'l mamnw; *,-.  "did the other people seem to snflet-.,  too?"  "Oh, yes, they did." (--"ed the;inafc*^������  maid.   "They Just ������hiv...ed!" -^  -  Then mamma thought she wou!d?dL--��������� -  vert the little maid's r.fcntion.      '  "What was the text, dcar?"'"^*^*..*-?*:..-!  asked; "can you remei*jiit*r it?"  "I should think I rc-v.'d." was^tlt*- ���������-���������*������������������  quick answer: "I can 'member ovary���������:*���������  word ot it," *" -~-5gv--  -,   -"Well, what was lt?"        ~~"  '  The little maid put her ^oid otEoam-z- ���������  side and screwing up her face, sh-aSHS^*" -*.  intoned:  "���������Many are cold, 1.-1 few ������i������.*..  frozen!'" ----- _*-������������������  And mamma had to fi-frr-It  thatyHI;?*.  -teemed remarkably app. -iiriate. .' v  DEMONS OF  INDIGESTION.  Dyspepsia   and   Other  Stomach Disorders  The Cause of  Endless Misery.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets-  nature's wonderful remedy���������speedily re-  lieve 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 Indi-  gestion .. Relieve at once���������cure positively,  ���������eo. Sunderland, a prominent business  man of Welland, 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. Ven Stan's Pine**  apple 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  an   acid j spun were decidedly '���������si-iep." bv.t*ttJt-.>.  poison in the blood, and until it is elim- [cucsts politely aceeptci v!" -statements *>i  ���������_._j __j .i__ u-j c.j .u . t..j. **gs t^e    Encouraged Ly 'he reception, -t  tVllllne to Concedo. ~  At a convival party, recently, a.*ge-���������������  tleman    who had   retr*.*-'~ed    from.- a*.-***.  lengthened tour ln the r*i?t, was relat   ing some of the wonderful ihlngs-*lt������-s*������-  had seen on his traveR   't'be yarnatlie,**  .  mated and the blood  purified, the body i"!  will continue to be racked by aches .-ind  pains. Tlie Soutii American Rheumatic Cure neutralizes ibe acid. Cure*  Rheumatism ia one to three days to stay  cured. No. 82  a woman remove her bonnet."  "Madam," replied the judge, "you  seem so w.ell acquainted with the law  that I think you had belter come up  and take a scat with us on the bench."  "I thank your honor kindly," she  responded, dropping a low courtesy to  the court, "but there are old women  enough there already."���������Law Notes.  WUtnltct !������������������ Teteiri'tipli MrM-uitr-*.-!.  Two funny telegraph stories nre  printed hy the Pittsburg Dirsptnch on  the authority of a former employe ot  ih* Western  Union  company.  He was receiving  a  dispatch   from  Albany, ln which the sender was not  overcareful    ln spacing   his   letters.  Lawton took the address as follows:  "Dr. A. Wing, room car agent, Central depot, New York."  The dispatch came back with the  marginal report that there was no such  person at the address named. Tho  operator at Albany was called up and  explanations followed, In consequence  of which the address was changed to  "drawing room car agent, central da-  pot."  A   It(.*.inir**(*r(il    llt-i.lo.  "Cnn we afford," he faltered, sadly,  'to have a skeleton in our closet?"  As for the woman, she wept, for they  were Indeed wretchedly poor, but she  was not, therefore, altogether unre-  -sourceful.  "We might keep It In the hall and  iise-iit'for-;B*!-h*'>-Tack!-'-exclaIme(l-"-the=-  bride,  for her ������������������-���������nd was giving way  under the const'it effort to practice  nconomy.���������Detroit Journal.  J iccorded to his tallest ."fries he vene*  -  j tared to state that he nt ! ?eeu ar the-r.---.--_  j foot of the Himalayas a tiqcr forty***  ; three feet long, from 1L.3 tip of ihe nost_<   ���������  j to the tip of the tail.     I'll is wa3 toer.-������-  . much, and everybody i.e.;:. s.lcnce, nn.-��������� r  i til a gentleman from rhr.n   dryly rts������������������-*  ! marked: -*"���������*���������*.  "Oh, yes, the worl:- of Nature- ar*  I very wonderful, aod very large what-  i ever.    Just last week i snw a    skate   ,  ! brought ashore at 0***vn. w-iVh covere-U  a quarter of an acre of ground."  . ���������Nobody- spoke, and arnid-the, sHei-ict.  What shrunk your woolens ?  Why did holes wear so soon ?  You   used    common   soap.  Sunlight  Soap  REDUCES  mZXVEttiSEt  Jnk for (he Octagon Bar. ���������***������������������  NO NEED TO  SUFFER.  Torture of Rheumatism  Relieved in Six Hours  Cured  In One to  Three Days.  The acid poison that invades the joints  in Rheumatism can be reached only  through the blood. South American  Rheumatic Cure neutralizes the acids,  dissolves and washes out all foreign  substances and sends a current of rich,  red blood to the affected parts, bestowing  instant relief fn.m the torturing pains.  Read what CM. Mayheer, of Thomas-  Ville, Ont., ha- to say: "My joints were  so badly swol .with Rheumatism that  I could hardly wa.<s, or even feed myself. I have tri..l various other remedies, but they did me no good, and I  almost despaired of getting cured. A  friend advised me to try The Soutb  American Rheumatic Cure, and alter  Using only three bottles I was entircl)  cured, and have never had a return ci  tne agonizing symptoms."  Pain fn Your Kidneys? j  South Amer, in Kidney Cure purges l  'the  kidneys of  every impurity, and restores   them   to   health���������speedily   and  perfectly. No. SJ  the Eastern traveler left the room. Taa *>  host, perceiving tha: ���������*-*������������������ thing w������������ **.  amiss, rose and followed him.  i "Is there anything v-rc-p" ' ne asku* -  ' "I have been insulted,'" said the trap-���������  elcr. "That Scotch r"!*iMeman &���������������-<  dealt a blow at my veracity, and'.l'"  cannot return until he apologizes."  Anxious that harmony   Ehould   pre������������������������  ���������all among his guests,    the host r*-~-  turned to the   room, and   explahmts ~X  matters to the company,    asked    th������-*������-  iHlghlander   to make an    apology, tf*  merely for form's Bake.  "Weel," said he, "I'll no Just apoto-  glze, hut tell him to come back aa-t .  take a few feet off the teegur, ind we'll'-:  see what can be done wi' the skat*1^"  De Oald XVnit.  'A boy wsb sitting lazily In the st-ar-ev..  of a boat dangling his feet in the ir*- -  ter, when a man from the dock caXSaf^  sharply to him: . t, '  "What are you doin* thore?"    it"r;  "Nothln'," responded ll-.e boy.T^t  "'Do you get any pay for It?" ���������  "No," and he drew ore foot ont*������*f5  the water, ready to run if necessaijfr Z  "Why don't you go to workF--  a Job?  -**?E*}  "Will you get 'Bl  Tes."  ���������Steady T    "r*"'  "Yes." '"'  "Tay an*ihhfn������;T  "Well, nol" hesitated the man���������*'  the first we\k."  "How abok the t������co::dr*  '���������'���������JST"  "Then I w.111."  "All right: I'll cotne round thai  and week.   Tjilsitgood enough fori  now," and t*i*te boy put his foot  Into the wivler, and wicked at Hif'tr^T*/  m the dock. * "'S?J-J???,,**' lllSTKI'T
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VisitiiiL' brethren cordlnlly invite.
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\S. JOIINSI'ON, Kec.-Sco.
'I'dtal ninnlii'i'nl' (���andidatos in the Held	
Revelstoke Herald and
Railway Men's Journal.
Tiiun.sDAY, Siii-r. 21. 1003.
British Columbia is to lie (.���iingratii-
J.-iit'd upon the .selection of Won. A. S.
(Sooilc-vc* as. I-'rdvinciiil .Sec-i-clai-y.     A
successful     business    man,    identified
with   liusslaiid   practically   since   its
inception, lie lias   twicu   been   chosen
Ufayor   oi"   Iris   adopted   Iionie.      .Mr.
Goodeve is a man of ster-ling'integrity,
great exocutivc- ability aird as a, public
speaker lias few peers in tire Province.
IIi.s selection is not pnly a compliment
to Kosslarul  but   to   the   .Kootenay.s
tjenerally as we now have  two  ministers   from   the  district   east   of    the
Colurubia   one   from   thu    .silver-lead
country   in..the person or" Hon. ]{.-.P.
Green and one from'tho copper-gold
zone rii the newly appointed   Provincial Secretary.
The "Premier is deserving of great*
praise in making the .selection he has
done, which will strengthen not only
���the 'Conservative party, but that stable , t*0(.;;l*
government the maintenance of which
he has so much at heart.
iidlliing Id say against him personally
lint regret liis alliance with the Socialist party, lie is an earnest* student of
sociological questions hut has, unfortunately, only studied llicni from one
side. 'We venture 1,0 predict that lie
will follow, in the space of 11 few years,
the Cdtn-se pursued by ilei-t-Itieliter.
Like the great German .statesman
mentioned 'found when writing his
"Visions of the Future." Mv. Bennett
will discover for hiinscll'tlie iijhei'ent,
impossibilities of the Socialist cult and
again ally himself under the bannerol:
llritish progress
"Where freedom slowly brondensdown
Krom preeedcni 10 preeedenl."
Revolutions are undesirable. Abraham Lincoln's motto: '-Bu sure you're
fight., then go ahead," i.s the -proper
one to follow and ill*. 13?nnett is too
sensible-'a. man to permit himself,
(when the excitement of the campaign
is over and. lie- returns to liis cigar
store*,) to be carried away by the
theories of a cult the ablest exponents
of which do not know where it wi 11
lead theni. Many 'other men have
passed through a. similar experience,
j M.v. Chamberlain was. ill. one time,
j practically" of (lie same mind with lire
Democratic party- in Great
Britain today but* realized, before it
wns   loo   late',   that   the   end   meant
liam Alfred Galliher, of Yale and
Cariboo. Being well esteemed by
i'naiiy the man fronr the far slopes of
lhe Pacific, took with hirrr from thu
House a proudly languid wrist.���(Toronto Telegram.)
I anarchy,PIii-ygia 11 unpsandpetToleuses.
AYe   have   been   asked.
veial 1
Air-. Bennett will eventually realize
(liis also. irr the 'meantime ivu must
give liinr an opportunity to digest the
collection of divergent theories tliat
i form   inoilcfii   Socialism.     And  that
occasions, why a Conservative has not
been nominated to oppose AV. C. Wells | opnoi.tun*tv wiu i,e uiven to him
in the neighbouring railing of Cohiin-; u.hen ,,e is Vlofe;ttod at the polls.
hia. ft is easily explained. Assertions J ,Uw ,*ll(.y. ol- (hc electors i.s plain,
have been made, particularly' by J. II. f i*,.^.;^*, Columbia wants stable gover-n-
HawthoriHlnvaite. that during .Mi*.im.,nti lc cannot be obtained bv sup-
AVolls* tenure of the office of Chief | poiLin<- eithev the Martin or anti-
Cornmissioner    matters  arose   whicli | jvr.lt.ti,;   branelies of the.Liberal party.
i The Socialists themselves admit their
time i.s not yet. Tlrcr'cfoi'e tiie only
thing to do is to support, the party
tliat alone has the power to end the
political unrest tliat has retarded the
province for many year's. .And that
means support the present Government. The cabinet is com posed of
men high in the esteem of the electorate. Once the bias of party foall.y is
removed thy is a st-llT^ivjdetirt^ct..
TCniI, after-ail. (Tfu-s
v.'ho   is   in   power'
lit. M011. Joseph Chamberlain's
resignation was not rrnexpeeled, as
the well known inflexibility of purposes
of "pushful Joe" could not permit him
to bo a time serving minister in the
British government. He has the new
evangel of..imperialism to preach and
could only properly carry on his propaganda when free fro 111 the U-iiiuineJ.s
of ofliuial veUcenuo which are much
inoi'i; strict in Great Britain than any
other part of the JSinpirc.' That his
ideas will, irr the end, be accepted by
tire British electorate wo havo. not the
slightest doubt.' There may be a time
of waiting but; an ultimate "triumph;
for Iiiipet-i.il preference is assured.'."
Canada is largely interested in the
momentous 'fiscal discussion about to
be instituted in tlie Old .country and
the news (hat JMr. Chain bei-la.iu intends
to visit (he Dominion must be a source
of pleasure. When he does come, it
will be the duty of the Conservative
party, that Iras stood by protection as
tire policy of self preservation for so
many years, to extend to him 11 welcome sueh as is the just reward due
the first Colonial Secretary who
studied tiie colonial point of view.
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in   Oddfellows'    flnll   ut
o'clock.     Visiting;   Knights   in
cordially invited.
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Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
Heating,   Electric Wiring &
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Pipes. Valves and Fittings.
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l*'-*:;iiii!ii:iti.Mi and reports on Miuii!1*
. ,       J.-1'opecties.
.Sjj'jeilieatii.u   and  Construction  c
Mining ^Iiicliiuei'.v.   ;
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the     Fall
Sec Wilson's newly
slock of Wools for
Tlie    best     ass.ii* merit      ever
landed  in   Kevelstoke.
Loole for the UNION LAI":EL
on all garments made bv us.
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Ably furnished with the
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Ste-anr Engines anil l-Soiloi's.
.Hoisting  and   i'Tlcvating
.. Macliinevy.���'     .
Saw aiid Planing TMachinci-y.
Sash and Ddoi* Jfacliimivy.
jviillSaws and Saw Filing Tools.
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Laundry Iil-'acliinevy.',.
Tannery Machinery.  .*'���;���'*
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Siieeessors to A. N. Smith. *
requife se-.*(i*e-liing investigation even
more than the- Columbia and Western
scandal. The Government* is aware
of this and prefer to have Mi: Wells
in the House when these matters came*
up. From his seat he will have to
defend himself, for lhe members of the
present adiiiiiii**;ration propose to
pi-obe every shady transaction to the
Imttom. If Mv. Wells is to blame lie
"will be pni!i*-hed under the searchlight
^f-puhli&jaopSr.iwn as���a-inem bci-fif���iiir--
I-egi.-'atttre: if innoe-ent. his viiuliea-
tion will be (-(jttally public.
We l*e!ieve. under t he (.���irciiinstanci-s.
the Cioveriiiiient has taken the right
cont-st* in not countenancing opposition To-Mr. Well- ami lin|ii: thc result
of the eoming invotigiilions will lie
moie favorable r.i ihat, gent leiiian's
cha mete:' than the previoii*** (jiie.
'i'liiunas Taylor ha- beer, norninatcd
a.s ('Kiisei-vative e-.-iiididate in this constituency. J ft* supports the pf-*. nt
Government, and suliser-ibes to the
Conservative jilatform in its entirely.
This earmarks him. There is no ne-
(���es.-ity to ask how he will vote on this,
that, or the other matter. In this
respect* lie is dili'ereiit from the olhei-
.Mr*. Keliie is posing as an Independent, in ol her words a political Ishrrrael-
ite- his hand against every man and
every man's hand against him. lie
supports no party. He refuses to snli-
f-ribe to the most important, plank iu
the Liberal platform, that advo-'ating
compulsory arbitration. ilis erratic
course when in the Legislature, particularly his attempted betrayal of lhe
���Seiiiltn government, stamp him as an
unsafe man unless ijed down seeuicly
to a set of rigid principle.***. And even
then lie would be untrustworthy as
his previous conduct proves.
.Mr. Bennett is. we believe, honest at
(his time   in   his opinions.    We liave
it matter so much
so long as we arc*
wisely governed. Tn this riding there
is no Liberal candidate. .Mr. Kellie
merely represents himself. It. i.s lire
duty of true Liberals l.o defeat his intention of renewing personal representation and we believe that; a large
number of that party's adherents will
do so by supporting .Mr. Taylor, In a
few years the Liberal party here will
right, il-elf. I'ntil then wh.il. is there
to prevent ns all uniting in siipporl of
the piesent, ailuiiiiisl.tal ion which,
even ils enemies admit, i.s composed
of "tlie Iiesl elements of (���'onservnt.i.*i!i
in public life."
Tenchnical Training*.
Tho iiureau of Provincial fnfor-
rririlion has requested the Herai.d to
publish tin- letter below, which is self
explanatory. ft is cert-airily right
that those wishing Xo take- a course in
com inertia Hy applied science should,
all things being equal. utilize a
British institution.
Analytical and Technical Laboratories.
Avnsonie. Grantr*;--over*-.S*inds,
Larg-e, Light bedrooms.
Rates $t a day.
Monthly Rate.
J. Albert Stone
Lancashire. Eng. Sept.. 1st.. 1'JCfl. j��*
The Hon. .1. H. Turner, |fj>
Agent General to British Columbia, \(i)
Il   has   occurred    te.
"">lj$   VANCOUVER, B.C.      Established -soo   (SJ
Agent General of your Colony, |jH>          ~;-~_-_^!=i=r^.^==j��)i
William .Alfred Galliher' lias prorogued.
Mack to Yale and Cariboo, but more
particularly to .Ydson, Ii. (',., goes the
tall man with the pepper-and-salt. suit,
and the pipe'. He stood upon lhe
manlier* of his going. He made a few
brief remarks, said to have reference
to the r'edist.i'ibiition in lirant. Then
he extended his hand to the Prime
.Minister', lo fielding, to Siitlierlniid,
to all the faithful then and there assembled, and .-uliseipienLly lo menihers
of the Opposition, whether they would
or no. lie travelled ovei- the House,
from tin* benches in the front to the
benches in I lie hack. .Members having
sudden inleresl in pamphlets or in
books fell a grip upon the shoulder,
aud saw the outstretched palm of Wil- J
that, a
jTJnTtiaynTe'"^ foi
j formation by parents wishing their'
sons to come to Lngland in order to
'acquire a. thorough technical training
i in the various branches of cum-
i rni'i'cially applied science. I therefore
beg to bring to your nl.lerrtion the
Technical Laboratories here, which
include the only .Model Mill in the
I'nit.ed Kingdom for' teaching ona
works basis, the principle-i underlying
the iii.'i.r'ufacture of colours and paints,
the boiling, refining arrd blenching of
oils, gum running and varnish making. The number of pupils received
here is limited to ten, and, at the
present,, we have only two vacancies.
You will see from the enclosed
pamphlet: whal the nature* and scope
of this inst/iliition is, artel should you,
at any time, receive enquiries from
Colonists desiring l.o have their* sons
trained in these various branches of
science', I shall be glad if you will
bear in mind this institution at
-Aynsoine. fL is, as 1 said before,
uni(|iie of its kind in I'Tnglarid af the
present time, and the only other place
of whicli I know, where any such
(.raining could be obtained, is at
Vienna, and, whilst feeling that itis
a I ways an ndva.nlage to Iir? able to
assist. niM* Colonies and support llritish
I rude, I think you will agree wilh me
Ilia I. il is a considerable additional
arh-iinlage to be a,ble to obtain in
I'Tiigland a, training wliieli, till very
lately, was entirely ill Iho hands of
l.he foreigner.
Faithfully yours,
ining" Engineers
and Assayers,
(Sj Test*, made in. to I'.OOOlbq. (ij
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EVERY young m.in wants to succeed.    IIow?    Obviously the way to leam is to
study the methods cf men wiio havo succeeded.
Guides to success are many. What do they say ? I3e honest. Tell the truth.
Work hard. Save money. Bo S20 worth of work for wages of $5. Such advice
is good, no doubt, as far as it goes,���but is not something more needed?
Did these methods alone muke IlrLLis, and Uok, arrd Keed, and CARNEGIE,
and CriKTis, successful?
Young men are not fools. They see that there is a secret of success, and
that it is more than honesty and hard work, else every honest hard worker
would be successful.
The secret lies in controlling; tire minds of men. How to make others believe
you, trust you, and do what you wish,���this is what you must learn. To be sure,
few will learn it but those who also work hard and tell the truth. These come
first,���but tliey are not all.
As a guide to the highest success, -.'Modern- Eloquence" has no rival. Itis
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Arrd the success aimed at is far more than mere money success. Fame, power, honor,
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In " Modern Eloquence," the men who lrave won success in every line speak
for our instruction:��� �� )
In Law, there are Evarts and Phelps, both the Choates, Coudert, and David
Dudley Field. ������-���
In Journalism, Dana, Halstead, Watterson, McCIure, McKelway, and
Whrtelaw Keid.
In Politics,  Cleveland and Harrison, Ulaine, and Conkling, Sumner /4,
and Seward ; we listen to the eloquence of Gladstone, then to that of his   X*
great rival, Disraeli. /o j
In Literature, we have thc best thoughts of Dickens and Thack-  /a. /ivmJ
crny, in contrast wilh the more modern humor of Howells and Mark   /**/
Twain; or Carlyle, Kroude, and Morley speak to us from across the f^ff   & FINE
sea, for comparison with our own Emerson and Curtis. /*/ PORTFOLIO
Among the heroes of War are Grant and Sherman, Sampson ff*f HAHED FREE
and Schley, Miles, Wheeler, and Lew Wallace. ///      ���	
Among great Educators are ITIiot, Oilman, and Hadley.  X<��/ To Jotrrr D. Morris
Among great Scientists, Huxley and Tyndall, Her-   /a/      and Company
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Chntlhmk**;: Refcrrinff lo
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Modern Eloquence" Io
,     , ,        t <i / Bevelstoke Herald
egmncr to learn by /<t/i should be pleased to receiver****,
heart; and liok's lecture on '-'Hie Keys to /s-*/ -*"'*0 of sample pages, photogravures,
Success *' is of the grearest practical value lo   / */, a"'' cl"��!"->��'" p'**'": ��'��>fu" r-anleu-
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bert Spencer and Agassi**:.
Among successful men of Business are Carnegie
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dent Eliot's address or. the " Uses of Education for
Business," and Gladstone's " Modern Training for
Life," are guides for the beginner to learn by   /
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Publishers Philadelphia INE  ip*  ! fen  ������  ���������> ���������*>-%>'*>o><*>+"4>+>*> ���������  Were Given by Junior Conservative Club���������An   Enthusiastic  jv Concert   and Dance  Held on  Friday Evening*.  It is not*, often Hint, it newly urgrini/.-  ed institution srilVecs frohr ,111 einiinr-  .l'lisiiicut of riches. Mill. Unit's wlinl  liiipiiiMieil lire Junior ('onsei'N'ntivo  Club 011 I'Vidny evening. A line pio  Kriininii.- Iind lieen iUT.'iny-jd when  tjomi.-oiic said ''Dance," rind tlion-jflii.  the opirniu**: nl* 1 lie (l'liicm*- sens in  slioiilil^ln* iiuilei' lhe iiiispic.s of tliu  .lllllilll' (/lull.  Tills put, pi-csiilcnt Jolinsen in sunt ���������-  what of a dilemma. Imt: lie rose to t In*  uccaslon and deteiniincd un luuli.  Kvui-yoiie* was therefore satisfied. A  prograiiiiiie with a couple of new cam-  iraij^'ir surras was given 11 ft or which  Terpsichore held sway until (he early  hours of Uu* morning'. And tin**! is ail  about it.  The lirst part, was called to order at  .9:15 p. 111.. and .Mr. .1. 1-*. Taylor gnvo a  couple of soiifrs in hi.s well known first  class style. Their earn*! Fred Burke,  Who did likewise. Both ifeiUlenrerr  were in good shape to work tip thu  crowd and did so. ' '  Mr; J. Theo. Wilson then gave a "l;*>-  niiriirto speech dealing succiritly with  the, various candidates before the public at the coming election. His remarks  ���������were frequently punctuated with  applause and many are looking forward  to his dealing at greater length with  the egotistical '*!" of Kellie and the  inherent inapplicability of Socialism  to British Columbia.  Then came the bonne bouclie. Mr  XV. H. .Humphreys sang a couple of  new campaign songs and created such  enthusiasm that today t hey are being  sung all over town. Revelstoke .should  be proud of having it" basso of his  calibre, in the city.  After this the lloor was cleared for a  social hop, in which about thirty  couples took part. And they all had a  Jlrrst class time. Waltz. "���������Zwui-.st-.'p,"  schottische. quadrille and lancer's  followed one .-mother irr rapid succession and when tho final ���������'Home Sweet  Home" wait/, was played it was with  reluctance that the large gathering  dispersed. Music was provider! by  Messrs. Mauley and Fciinell 011 the  violin and Messrs. W. A. .Smythe.  Burke and Wilson held up tTie prestige  of the piano. The concluding three  cheers for Tom Tay la r, enthusiastically  joined in by the ladies, was a litting  end to a most enjoyable evening.  There will be anotht-r session of the  club tomorrow night when another  little fillip will be giverr to Taylor's  majority. The young men are doing  good work whicli will be recognized on  October ',lvcl. And no one want's to  forget tomorrow evening. She'll be n  hummer. Mr. Humphreys rind others  will render new campaign songs, and  may he. by way of variety, a campaign  recitation or two.  lope of I ij>  ihough   <?  This is what   the   Winnipeg  Press" h;n to say regaiding tilts  '���������Free  recent  tic  'ax Concert   Co.  p.'i'formarrce of  there.  "Tf all the conccri] [.erfoi'iners corning to us from Toronto measured up (o  tl-.e artistic proportions ot* versa! le  James Fits, AVinnipeg might eventually revise its opinions of Toronto  "artists" and the eastern entertainer  rise in wester.i esteem.  Mr. Fax's reputation, no doubt, had  a potent influence in drawing the surprisingly large audience which at the  AVinnipeg theatre last night so waviuly  greeted him���������either that or the palmy  days of'the concert entertainment are  n: turn ing.  This big house at thc start o'- a new  season is sure to be regare'e 1 by concert promoter j as a hopeful sign���������and  the only*'thing thai causes me any  alarm is that Toronto "managers" will  hasten now to Iitmd us more of tin se  counterfeit "entertainers" who in pnst-  sea.ons have murdered thc goose that  lays the golden eggs.  "^"Btirietrfis'luTpFfortli  ware of the confidence operators.  Mr; Fax is something more than a  humorous vocalist as the bill-boards  describe him���������he is a real chara-.'ter  actor of resource arrd tiucloniablj talent.  He may not, in this line, be the peer  to his brother Reuben, w! o in character portrayals has (ouched the  height of greatness, but* his work nevertheless is marked by an earnestness  and sincerity that entitles him also to  a high ranking in lis profession.  The man who with changes comrilote  nnd rapid can impersonate every type  of stage character from a .Dutchman  ton Chinaman���������surely t.hey aiivthc  extremes of species and speech���������and  do them all convincingly, is no ordinary perform or.  To be brief Mr. Fax fulfilled all the  promises of his loyal exOntario admirers here and lie aeti.i illy surprised  those who, un acquainted with his versatility and talentsT, were l.ot prepared to find an artist of hiscalibrc.  Miss Ethel Scholleld of MrT Fax s  company was by no means overs liiicl-  owed, indeed the programme iiiniiber  that 'may by many he longest reineiu-  heri'd wrrs lier Bengongh "monologue,  introducing*"various graceful dances.  Miss Scholleld has a charm of personality, a* grace of gesture nnd sweetness of voice that lift her far above the  level of the so-called elocutionists and  dramatic 'reeitationists.  Jt is an interesting f.rel* Hint the  lndy was a favorite pupil of Air*, liar-  old Nelson, who iiitriuliu-ed her professionally, and Inst night was one of  her most enthusiast io auditors.  Miss Bella Fax, vocalist, has a very  plea-sing mozvo quality.  Three Members of the Imperial Cabinet hand in Their  Resignations ��������� Pushful Joe  will Advocate Imperialism.  London*. Sept. 17.���������The re-igiiatinu  of .Joseph Chamberlain as Secretary  foi' the Colonics, C. T. Kite]lie, as  Chancellor of the iCxcliequer, and  Lord (leorge Hiimiltoii as Secretary  for India, arc ol'lieially announced this  evening.  I.oxiio.v, Sept. 17.���������Tin* following  (.���������orrespiindeiico has passed hei*Ween  .Mr. Chamberlain arul .Mi'. linlfour.  Commencing: "M'y Dear Balfour,"  Mr. ('IrambiM'laiii sets fnrth his reasons  fnr his resignation. An extremely  interesting purfc of the lei Ier i.s the  following st.'itcinant "concerning a preferential tariff.  "Por-the    present,   at   any  rate, a  preferential  agreement  with our Cnl-  osiies,   involving any new duty, however small, on nrliclus of food hitherto  untaxed,   even   if   accompanied  by  a  reduction   on   other  articles  of   food  equally universal in their consumption,  would berin-nceeplable to the majority  of the constituencies.    However much  we may regret   the  decision, however  mistaken   we   may   think  it, no good  government  in  a democratic conn try  can ignore it.    1 feel,therefor, that, as  an   immediate.' practical   policy,   the  question of preference to the Colonies  cannot   be   pressed   with  any h  success at the  present  time, rtltl  there is a very strong feeling in favor  of   the  other branch of fiscal leforni,  whicli would  give  fuller discretion to  the Government   in   negotiation with  foreign   governinent-i   for   a   free exchange   of   commodities    and   which  would   enable*   our  representatives to  retaliate if no concession was made to  oar just demands.  ������������������If, as I believe, you share these  views, it seems to ine that you will be  absolutely justilied in adopHng them  as the policy of your Government,  althoughit will necessary involve some  changes in its construction. As .Secretary of the O'.'louies during (he  last few years, 1 have lx on  in a special sense, the representative of the policy of a closer  union, whicli I firmly believe to ,ba  equally necessary irr the interest of the  Colonies and ourselves. 1 believe that  it is pos-siblo today, or may be possible  tomorrow, to make arrangements for  such'a union. I have had unexampled  opportunities of watching .* events and  appreciating the feelings of our kinsmen beyond the seas. I stand, therefore, in a dill'eie it position to any of  my'colleague.**, and' 1 think Ihat I  should justly be blamed if 1 remained  in oli'rce'arid thus forma'ly accepted  the exclusion from my political programme of soiinpoi'tiiutn parti hereof.  I think, that with absolute loyalty  to your Government, nt.d with no fear  of cnibiiirasing it in any way. T can  lust piorriote the cause 1. have at heart  from tiro outside, arrd 1 cannot hut  hope that in a perfectly independent  position, many arguinenls may be received with less prejudice than would  attach to those of party leaders.  Accordingly 1 would suggest that you  limit the present policy of the. Government to an assertion of our freedom,  in the case of nil relations wilt foreign  countries, and that you should agree  to my tendering my resignation of  my pre.-cnt oflice lo His Majesty, and  devoting luyself to the work of explaining anil popularizing these principles of Imperial Union, which experience has convinced me arc essential  to our "uture well'aieand prosperity."  Mi: Chamberlain also points out the  rnyielding opposition of the Jjiberal  Party, which scouted the idea that a  systeiii generally accepted in lSKi  could possiblv require modification in  11103.  Ue goes briefly over thc same ground  regarding the position as did Mr. Balfour in his recent statement.  NO'i'lci*:.  Noliei.' is lion-by Hiven that thirty .lavs .*ifi.*i*il:n.  I hiti'iul in niitliu'(i|i|ilii-atiiiii I., tli** i.'lii.r emmi.-  Kiiiiioi' nf Limits anil ttV.rks fur a *.|i**.ial Ikviu-i* ti  cut. ami i-ari'V anay liiulior fr.iin tin* r'..II..win*,  ile-icrilieit lamls .-.incite ill Ki'ult'nay .ti-n-'.,*(:  CiiiiiliiiMiciii*. at a p.>**t t'l'ii'ki'il "���������!. .M.*I..*an'.-  iiurlli tvfst fiii'iicr p...-I,' pl'ilUe.l ali.iiit J . 1 a mile  alinvo ItimliliT (Tfi*l. i.il lln* ui'i-th Lank u-i ('���������(������������������������..-  rivi'i*. tunning south sn chains, tln-*in*.* *-*a-*t mi  i/haius, tlioma* lu.rtll Su fllailis, rhenee west ft"  chains tn p..hit ..f .���������..nniiciii'i'iiii-iit.  Datc.l this KM li ilny nf Au*;u>i, Witt.  .1. Mel. KAN.  ot Vote for  KeNle!!  "I^lHl-f"^ Ai TT^TT* ^c 's a tni--*or-    ^c entered into a secret compact witli  Joseph Martin to sell the Semlin Government.  Me tried to corral 1 the whole water rights for a circle of  twelve miles0 round Ferguson.  He used the people's money to try and boom his Lardeau townsite. Thc ruins of the bridge he squandered  your money on are to be seen just outside of Beaton  to-day.  xotici-:.  l.v  -:iv.*ii  that  rliiity .Ia\s after  jiply  In Ilie chief (.'ii|iiliii*.sli>lii>r  fur  a special lieelleet.. cut  Xi.llci* i- hi  lale I inlenil t  nl*   Linni*. aiiil  Wi'.i'k  ami carry   awny   liinl.ei'  serilieit lamls ..ilnat  1,    ('.1111111.'licinu at   a p..**t pl.illicit  liank uf (.'an.... river, alxml ..lie  mile  iu  lhe f-.tluwin;  tenay iti.-rrier:  li Ilie n  I  dc-  A. Me.Mahi.n's small  .rths" chains, thence  a chain*, thenee west  iter creek it ii. t  niatkeil "W.  west ei.rnei* pust," rniinii  east SU eliains, Ihence -u  SU chains tu initial pust.  *J, ('ultlllieiieiii-: at a |>..**t ptanle.t un tin* li.ntli  nf I'limit! river, nearly ..pp..*.������.* Kelly creel; an.I  niarke.t "IV. A. Mc.Mahuli's ..imth we-a curlier  pust,' itliit rlltltiill*'nurth Mi chains, thenee e*i.������r su  chains, thenee smith *���������*(! chain.-', thenee west (Ml  chains I.. initial pest.  Dateil the rt-h ilay uf Aujium. ������������������'>,������.  W. A.  McMAIION'.  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  He tried to kill Fish River Camp by illegally diverting ^  money to a few pets whicli was voted for the bridge  across Fish Creek.  I  He caused the  money  ($4,000) appropriated  on   Feb.  *}  2ist,   1S99,   for a road from Revelstoke to the Canyon X  to be spent on the   Iliecillewaet,   thus  much   delaying  the opening of the Big Bend.  He has betrayed the Liberal Party by going back on  their declaration for party lines and posing as an  Independent.  XOTICK.  Nii'.ici! is lierehv tjiveii ihat thirty .lays after  ilale I intcnil lu apply In tlio Chief ('..(iiini.-si.jiicr  nf Lands niul Winks fur n special licence tu cut  anil carryaway tiniher frcni rhe fullnivin** de*  scribed hinds .situate in Ivuetcnuy district:  1. Cdlilliiellfllli! at (l Pust planted nil the nurth  hunk uf Cnniie river, heluw the nniiitli uf Kelly  ereek .'((id marked '���������It. Stei'd's nurth west, writer  pust," thericn smith run chains,  chains, tlicnco nurth  chains lu initial pust.  ���������2. (Jiiiinnellcili*; at a pust planted un the mirth  hunk uf (Inline river, aliuiil une mile li'-lmf Kelly  creek imil rrrnrkoil "It. riteed's nurth west.comer  pust,"   thence   south   b'n   eliains,   thenee  t he-net  lGu chaiiis,'thence  ���������a*.t -HI  west  10  NOTICK.  Notice i- lit-tvi-v civeii that thirty davs after  dat.* I intern! t.. make appliealiuii iu the Chief  (*i,.ami>--ii.l!ci .*I* Lands and Work*- for a speoia-  li'en>e tu <*.:l and carryaway timber from tlio fol-  it.wiii*,* *t.--.:ii!i..I land's situate in Kuotenay (lia  ttict:  1. Coiniucn.iij* at a post marked ���������*>!. Aftnew*.*!  .-.iiilh ea.st eurner p..*���������!." planredun rhe norrii bank  of (.'alloc river about three miles hIkivc ll'lacier  ereek, riinniuit ii..rth v*.j chains, thence west SO  chain-, tln-ii.-e -..iith ***'l chains, thence *"*a**t SU  villi iu*- to place i.i c.iiuinelie.-ir.ont.  ���������", ('oiiiuienciiu at a nos: marked "M. Acnew'-i  north ca-t comer post," planted on the north liank  of ("an*.e river ab,.ur :i mile*. al*.ve (il.-teier ert-elc,  runnin*; *,,,nth to chains, tiicnce west SO eliains,  tln-nee ii,.ith Sil chain*-, thence e.ust SO ehttlll** to  place of ci.iiiiiiencernelit.  Dated this 7th day of AllRTl.-t, i:������W.  M. AOXKW.  NOTICK.  Noli.*.' i* herebv jriven that thirty days after  daw 1 intend to'make .application to the Chief  v'oiniui-*ioner ..f Land* and Works for a special  licence to cnt and carry aw.*.;* tir.ibcr from the  follow in*; iIi'M-rilieil lands .-ituate in Kootenai* tlis-  irict:  r. Coniiueiicini; at a post marked "J. Aunetf-i  >.uith w.*-t corner pi-.-t." mi the north bank of  Canoe river about nine miles almvc i;lacier creek,  riirirrinit n.iilh .*u chains, thence cast bO chains,  (heliee-..nlh so chain-, thence west SO chains to  point of commencement.  ���������2. C..inmencin*r at a postmarked "J. AjjiicwV  n< rth ea**t corner post," planted on the north bank  of ('alio-., r:\er .-tUmt nine miles alwve Glacier  ereek. ninnim: sontli is.i .-.hains, therrce west SO  chains, rhenee north Ml chains, thence east. So  chains lo point of laiinineileenieiit*  Dated this Sth (lav of August, 1903.  J. AOXKW.  NOTICE.  y iriven that  thirty days afro  "make application to the Clirer  chains, thonce norlh SO  chains,  chains to initial post.  Dated the 10th day of August, 1008.  east SO  thence west S'J  11. STEKIl.  ������  ot Vote for  BECAUSE  .ennett  D B  He  ���������epresents a party that has no belief in patriotism,  no country, no creed, and whose organ*  " The Western Clarion," calls our South African  heroes " whiskey besotted fools, who helped Chambcr-  " lain rob the Boers of their country and liberty."  The  Socialist^ platform   is   totally    unworkable    here.  IECAUSE  There are  render all  unlawful.  .limitations under  the  legislation   proposed  B. N. A. Act which  by   their   programme  Socialists   propose  compensation.  confiscation    of    property   without  NOTICE?  Public notico is pi von thnt the Big  13orrd Lumber Company Limited have  adopted the lie-low mentioned timlier  marks for logs belonging to them and  all persons are warned against dealing  with or keeping in possession any logs  bearing any ol* said murks:  | BECAUSE  I BECAUSE  I BECAUSE  ! BECAUSE  I BECAUSE  Socialism  brought to its logical conclusion is anarchy,  pure and simple.  Socialist societies such as the U. B. R. E. and Western Federation of Miners, coiuisel and countenance  mob violence.  Socialism     aims   at  breaking  down   the  UNION.  workmen's  strongest friend���������the TRADES  The Socialists denied  Ralph Smith  the  speech in Vancouver.  right  of free  Investors refuse  tendencies.  Socialists  to, enter  any  country   of Socialistic  advocate rule by   the  "revolutionary prole  tariat," a sudden uprising of the ]owest class of labour J  alone. t  aylor  Dated at Arrowhead, Aug. 2S, 3903.  THE BIC BEND LUMBER CO. LTD.  THEO. LUDGATE, President.  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DSER    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, -".���������'������������������'-.       B.C.  WANTED.  GOOD CARPENTERS  Experienced Carpenters and Framers  for Mill Work nt Arrowhead.  Address  W. J, LUDGATE, Arrowhead.  Notice.  Take notice that, under the provisions ol' the " Liquor License Act,"  I shall, at the next sittings of the  Revelstoke Dislrict Licensing Court,  apply for a retail license foe the  promises known as the Claiendon  Hotel, Camborne, II. 0.  KKANK .J. GOLDSMITH.  Dated at Ciunboriu', JJ. C, \  this 20th day of July, 1003. J  I BECAUSE  I BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  BECAUSE  lie is the only working mo n asking; your suffrages.  He protected the rights o?f the people against tlie Canadian Northern land grab.  He  has  obtained   appropriation   for   the   road   round  Death Rapids and  has'done more than  anyone else to  improve  communication    with the   Big?   Bend.    This ������  means much for Revelstoke. T  He stands squarely on thc Conservative platform and J  everyone knows where he is at. $  His record in the Legislature wa'rrants a coanainuance of f  your support, ' A  He tried to secure justice for the riding and obtain the ������  two members we are entitled to. Y  HE IS THE BEST MAN OF THREE, |  A vote for Kellie or Bennett is a vote wasted. Kellie y  is a one man party and the wildest dreaming Socialist ^  only expects at irio.st live seats in a House of 42. ^  He secured the appropriation for a High School in Y  Revelstoke. I  <>-������������-������*������^-������ -������-*������^^������^^*������������-������*������������������^������������>^*0- ���������-^������������������^^^���������^���������������������������������������������^h%>4p^4  NOTICK.  Xotice irf'heroliy h'ivoh Unit thirty days after  iliitu L intuml to apply Ut the chief t:������iiiunKssionc'r  of Litiuls niul Works for a special lit-'t-'nee to cut  ami carrv away limltiM- from Lhe fullowiii" do-*  rtcrilj-utl laiul-H situate in W'o.st Kootunny illatrict:  1. CnmmiiiiuiiiK at n post mariced "bailie  Urown's soulli west corner," planted on Die north  bankuf the north fork ��������� f Downie creek ahout three  miles up front the forks thence eust K0 chain.-*,  thencu north SO chnins, thence west SO chain.-,  thencu south SD chains to the point of commence-  ment.  '1. Commencing at a post marked *'h������'a..lie  llrown's smith went corner," planted on the noith  hank of the lioith fork nf Downie crock, hIkiiii tm>  mill's up fiom Ihe folks, thence ea-^t So chains,  tlience imith SU chains; thence we-t HJ chains.  liienee south hn chairs to the point of commencement.  Dated this ���������J.'.lii day of AiiKiifl, ID^J.  S.XLL1K HIIOWX.  Xtttice is ht;  date   I  intend   .     .��������� ...  Conmii?-*;iouer of K*hhLs and Works for a special  licence to eut and carry away timber from the  .following descrihed lamU situate in Kootenay  district:  1, Cotinueneiii'i at a po>t market! 'T. >rcLoan''*  north west corner p^>t." planted about -"-.even iniled  above Glacier creek on thenorth bank of Canoe  river, niniiin^ mhuIi SO chains, tiieuee en.-t SO  chains, theneo i;*>rth i^J cliaiu.-;, thenee west SO  chains to point of eonniieneeu-ent.  2. Commeneb'fi at a pn������t marked "}���������". McLean's  south '.'-est corner po-t," planted al>out .seven  miles al>ove f������ lac ier creek on the north bank of  Canoe river. runiun*u north SO chains, thenct* e-fu-t  SO chain.*.-, theuce south SO chains, theuce we.-t SO  chains to jioint of coinmenceinent.  .Dated this 9th day of August, 1003.  F.  McLKAX.  NOTICE.  Notice is liorehv given that thirty day-^ after  date I intend Lo applv to the Chief Coinmi-iioner  of bunds and Works for aspecial licence to cue  anil carrv nway timber fr.iin the following described lands hituatu in Kootenay di-trict:  1. (jninniL'iiciiitf at a )>ost planted about half a  mile above Kelly creek, on the north bank of  Canoe river antl marked "Jl. Smith's lbjitliea.-t  corner po->f," thenee ^inith S<i chains, thence we.-t  S0eh:iins, thence north SO chain.-, thence ea.-t fe������>  chains to initial post.  -2. Commencing at apost planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, about half a mile above Kell>  creek and marked "IJ. Smith's south went corner  post." theuce north SO chains, t hence ea-tsOch:iins  Lhence south SO chains.thence w est aO chain-**, to  initial po.-t.  J)ated the 10th dayof August, 100X  11. SMITH.  - NOTICK.  Xotice N herebv given that thiity days after  dale 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commi**>.-ioner  of bunds and Works fora special licence to rut  aud carry away timber from the following described land-- iu Wc-t Kootenay district:  1. Commenciu),' ata post planted 'IW feet north  of tho norlh \vet\t corner post of .Inines Smith"**  timber berth above Death Uapids '������ ll,L* ^i- Dt-'nd  district and marked ���������'IU Colbeck's south east, cor-  ii"r nost," thence north SO chains: thence we-iSO  chain-j, iheuce .south SO. chain-, thence ca-t* SO  c ut ma to initial post.  2. Commencing at a po--t planted about one  quarter of a mile .south uatt of l)evil'.- (.Harden in  liiu llig iiend nintrict and marked "II. Colbeck".-  routh west comer po.it," thence ea.st IWchain-,  theuce north 40 chains, theuce south NX)eliains,  thencu vest-10 chains to initial post.  Dated ���������������nd August, 1003.  Jl. Coi.m:rK.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby given that thirty day*: after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commi���������ioiier  of bands anil Works for aspecial licence to cut  a iiu carry away, limber from the follow ing de-  scnlied lands situate in Kootenay district:  1. Comiuvncing at a po.-t planted on the north  bank of Cauoe riier about half a mile al������>\e Kelly  creek and marked **(..*eo. I toss's south ea-t comer  po-t," thenee north S't chain?, thence -wt-tSU  chain-, thenre .-utith SO chain-,, thencu ea.-t.S0  chain- to initial po.-t.  2. Comniencins at a post on thenorth kink nf  Canoe river, abuut half a mile al������ovo Kelly creek  nnd marked "Geo. INi-s**- iinnh west corner no*l,"  thenee .-.liiiih 100 chain-, thence ea-t -in chain-,  tlience north 100 chain-, thenee we-t 40 chain- lu  initial po-t.  Dated the l'Uh flay of August, PAV.  <;i:o. liOSS.  NO'ITCI-:.  Xotice i**? hereby ^i-.en tlint tliirty ilay-s after  datel intend t-o apply t*o the Chief ���������.*i>mmL'<si<������iier  of I .a mis aud Wnrk*^ fi������r a-pecial licence to cut  aud carr>' auay timlwr from the follow ing do-  -cribed laiuis >ituate in Koottnay di-tnet:  1. Comnieucjn-i at a po-t planted on the north  bank of Cauoe mer,about three miles above Kelly  creek -and niarkt-d '"SI. .-smith's north west corner  po-t," and running -tuitli SO chain*-**.,, thence east S'J  chain.-, thence north Su eliains, thence west SO  ehatiL-t to initial po-t.  ���������J. Comtn-ncing at a posi planted at M.-Smitli's  north wc.-i comer \k>~1 and marked "M. Smith'*  .-otuli west i-iinier po-t," tlience north Srt chains,  thencu ea--t N> chain-;, thence -south SO chain-**.,  tlience we-t St* chain- t-o iuitutl imjsi.  Dated the Mth day of Aucu.st, IMS.  M. SMITH.  XOTICK.  Public notice is hereby given that the und or* urned intend to apply under the provisions of the  "Tramway Company incorporation Act" ami  aineniling'iicts.for tho" incorporation of a company  with |������owur to build, equip and operate a tramway  and Lo construct and e������iurp and operate telephone  or telegraph lines-in connection therewith, between  a poinl. on the uorth east arm of Upper Arrow  bahe, at or near the townsite of Ueatouauda  point on "t'ish Kiver, We.-t Kootenay, 10 in ilea  norlhvrlv from tlie ^"-n of Camborne.  The general route of saiii ^. --MHod tramway and  telephone or telegraph lines shall "i.e a,":,;r������*-near  tiie oa>terly .-.hore of the mirth east arm of Upper  Arrow Lake and thence noithcrly along or near  the banks of r'ish river.  Dated this Kith day of July. 1003.  A. Juhn-on..J. A. JJarragh, {.i. S. McCarter,  Applicant-.  NOTICIi:.  Xotice is hereby given that thirty ilay- after  date I intend to apply to the Chief fomnii--ii������ner  of bamN and Works for a special licenc* to cut  and curry away tmilter from the followine described hinds situate in West Kooteuay district:  Comnieneiiuiat a postmarked "James S. o'Don-  nell's south enstcorner," planted on the west bank  of the north fork of Downie creek about one mile  up from tlie forks, thence north JJl chains, thence  wcHtr-aO xhuhisf~theri���������^  enst SO eliains to the point of commencement.  JJated this .jr.th day of August, li>.������.  JAMKS ."-. O'DOXXKLU.  NOTICK.  civen  il-ly to t  late f intend to apply to the Chief Ct'.miuissjoiji'r  of I/nids and Works for aspecial licence to cut  and carry away tinib-ei from the following de-  Hcribed lands situate hi Kootenay district:  1. * Commencing at a post pluiited on thenorth  bank of Cnuoe river, about one mile l>ehtwthe  mouth of lloulder creek and marked ���������tK. V<������iin^"������  south wo.-d corner post," and rnnnin^ north j-O  chains, theuce ea.st M chains, thence south SO  chains, thenee west SO chains to |k>| it of commencement,  2. Commeueiufr at a post planted al JtoitMer  creek, un the north Uiitk <M Canoe river and  marked "!���������'. Vomit's south west coiner pon." ami  running north &0 chains, thence ea>t &t chains.  thence south SO chains, thence wy.st SOchaius to  initial post.  Dated the "thday of August, 1003.  V. vocxo.  NOjMCR.  Xotice is hereby -ciiien that thirty djiys after  ilate I intend to applv to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Work's for a special licence t^������ cut  and carrv away timlter from thc following described lands in We-t Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at apost planted three-quarter?  of a mile west of James McMahon's lumber camp  above Death Haputs iuthe Hits llewl district and  marked "J. llowson*s south east corner." thence  west 100 chains.thence north 10 cluiins, thence  east 100 chains, thence south 40 chains to initial  pOi-.t.  2. Ooiumenctiipnt a po.-t planted threc-rjuartcrs  of a mile west of Jumer McMahon's lumber camp  above Death Kapids in the Wn Rcinl district and  marked "J. Tlowsoifs n<������rth east corner no-n,"  thonce west 100 chaius, thence sonth -Jo chain*?,  theuce east 100 chains, thence nonh 40 chains to  initial post.  Dated August 22n<-!, VX&.  J. nowsox.  SEALED TENDERS.  Fealed Tenders addrc������ed to ths undersigned  will be received up to Sept. 27th, for the labor  of Cottoning and papering the ceiling of the  Opera House, size 7-jxI-O ieet. Lowe-it tenderor  none neocssarily ������ceptedh> TAppj>.Gf Mg^  XOT1C1C.  Xotice i> hereby -uiventhat thirty day? aft-er  ibite 1 in und to make application to the Chief  Commi������������������wioner of T,'ind- and Work-for a special  licence t<������ cnt an*.! c:������rry away timber from the  ftdh-wiui: de.-criK'd lands situate in Kootenay  district:  Comniencinc at a po-t marked "J. McLean's  norrh we.-t corner po-t.'" planted about ���������} mile  below liotilder creek on the north bank of Canoe  river, i uniting soutli SO chains, tnence eas-t 60  rhain-. thence north eO chains, thence west SO  chains x*i point of comueueeiiient.  Dated this 10th ilay of Augu.-t, liXW.  J. McLEAX.  NOTICE.  Xotice i-t hereby -riven that thirty days after  date I intend to make application to the Chief  Commi^i-mer of I.and- and Works foraspecial  licence to cut and carry away timlter from the  followim* ile.sfribed lainLs situate in Kootenay  district:  Cominencinrz at a pn--t marked "J. Miller's south  east corner j>o-������t." planted ali-out live milen above  dacier creek on the north Kink of Canoe river,  runuiinr nortli SO chains, thence we.-t sO chains,  thence'>otuh &0 chain.-, thence ea=t -&0 chains to  point <������f commencement.  Dau-tl th;s24th day of August, 1003.  J. MILLER.  piven* ti. 1 thjrtyil^y*jlifter"*  lake apidicatioji' '���������*-" thc Chief  id-? ana Works for a specLil  isOT rci������.  Xotice   i-   hereby  date   I   intend   lo ma  Commissioner of l^imU an<l" Works for a special  lic-L-nce t������ eut anil can> away ti:iil>er from the  follouin^ de.-criU*d, land** situate in 'Kootenay  di.-trict:  1. Commencing at a po-t marked 4*T. L. Jfaic'a  noith we.-.t corner po.-t," planted .iMnt fhe miles  almve (ilacier creek on the north l������iuk of Canoe  river, running south Jo chains, thence east SO  chains, thence north SO chains, thence westSO  chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "T. L. Ilaic;'?*  ���������^tutlLJw^Lji-^rTiyr h*e niib'E*   aK������ve Glacier creek on Uie north bank of Canoe  rher, rnmiins north so chains, thence ea.st SO  chains.thence .-outh SO chains, theuce west&>  cha'ihs to point of commencement.  Dated this ftthday ������f August, lOirj.  T. L. HAKJ.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby pi'ven that thirty dav.* after  date { intend t > make application Ut the Chief  Com in isst oner of Uunls and Works for a special  licence Ut cut and cairy nway timlter fnnn the following descril������ed lamls situate in Kootenav district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "'L. Miller's!  north east corner po**t," aK������u seven miles abo\e  Glacier creek on tin* north bank of Canoe river,  running south f^J chains, theuce west ,S0 chaiiw,  thence north SO chain-*, thence east Si) chains to  point ������'*f comini.-ncf-nicnt.  2. Commencing at a post marked '*!.. Miller'-*  soutii eAs*i corner post/" alt-out seven uiile-* alwve  Glacier cr***t*k on the north bank of Canoe riverf  running north. &0 chains, thence we.-t-bO chain-*,  thence isomh SO chains, theuce east S'J chain* to  p-ftint of c-mmeiicement.  Dat-etl this i������th day ..f August, i������w.  L. MILLEIt.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby given that thirty days after  ���������date I intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner of t,ands ami Work* f<tr a-pecial  licenc*? to rut and carrv away tiuiJ������*r from the  following described lands situate in Kooteuay  district:  1. Commencing at a postmarked "K. Millers  north east coni-er post,** planted about live miles  altove Glacier creek on the north bank of Canoe  river, nmning south to chaiiis, thence we-t SO  chain.*?, thence north so chains, thence east SO  chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencine nt a post marked "K.Miller's  north west corner post," planted on thenorth Kink  of Canoe river alK-utnine miles abo^e Glacier  creek, running south SO chains, thence east CO  chains, thence nortli -SO cha'us, thence west SO  chain.- to wlace of commencement.  Dated this yth ilay of August, 1903.  K. MILLER.  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trial and tie convinced that it will give result*!  sure and lasting. .Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele. Semi  stamp for book *=ent pealed in plain envelope.  THE STUEXVA HEALTH AlYLIANCE CO.,  7*13 ConlovA Street, West, Yauouver- B.   C ��������� Z The Story ol Rosemary. |  !-������������������������ ���������*<> ������������������������������������������������������������*<>��������� **������ *���������>> **������ **������ ****> ��������� ��������� ���������  1 think on looking back, that I must  ���������"have been quarrelling witli Rosemary,  I (though "that seems well nigh in-pos-  isible.  "Aren't you sorry you can't bo a  ���������musician?" ehe  asked.  "I am sorry," 1 replied, for lt had  tbeen the dream of my life, "but since  any mother wishes me to take holr  .���������orders and follow in my father's, steps  0 am content to do so."  "I think it Is perfectly hateful to  draTe to etlfle one's Inclinations and do  ���������things one doesn't w.'ni to do."  And then Charles falconer came  .-through the gate and crossed the lawa  Co where wc were.  Five years passed ore sho and I mot  r.gain, aud thin���������tn *-ir"- had prophesied���������I wa.s a curate iu a London  pariah. During these years, loo, her  "���������(-ther had died, n:*.l she resided ia  ���������Brighton with u relative*.    ._.  U wns not often I took a holiday,  "Cut one afternoon a great pianist was  .giving a recital at St. James's Hall,  and 1 went to hear him. When 1 had  been seated some minutes a very beautiful it oni an passed me so closely that  Ther dress brushed against mo, and my  "heart gave a wild throb, for I recognized Rosemary.  Rosemary turned her head and our  eye6 met. I thought she seemed glad  to see nre. and remembered also. I  ���������waited for her when the recital wan  over, but could only get a few words,  for her compan,lon���������the relative with  ���������whoni sho lived���������was in a hurry to  keep some appointment.  The following afternoon I called at  -the address she had given me. but saw  little opportunity for conversation,  the drawing-room  was so crowded.  As I entered Rosemary wai*talking  to a tall man, a little a.������art, and I recognized Charles Falconer, or, to bo  exact, Sir Charles Falconer, for he  had come into the baronetcy. I think  he was not overpleased, but I read  my welcome in Rosemary's face.  On returning to my rooms 1 found  a m**sscnger, who begged I would go  io sec a dying woman, and I lost no  time ln complying.  Tha end was near and I remained.  Riving what consolation I could. Her  last words wore, a message, and as it  was evident she wished me to deliver  Jt I bent my ear to her lips.  "I forgive," the whispered, "tell  .film;" then in answer to my look of:  inquiry she spoke a name clearly:  ."Sir Charles Falconer."  1 learned her story afterward from  lhe broken-hearted sister who was  present, or at Teast such of It as* she  knew, for they had been sparated  come .years. There ' is no need to  speak here of the pitiful life that was  now i-n God's keeping; but I deter-i  ���������mined to see Falconer at once*���������for 1  learned also from this poor woman  that he was to he married to Hose-  cary. "���������'���������'*,'.       .'.'*--���������������������������  Sir Charles occupied a handsome  fuite of rooms in Sackvllle Btreet.  As shortly 'as possible I spoke ol  the poor girl I had left, and he turned, I fancy, a trifle pale. As I finished  Tbe said, moro gravely than I had anticipated, and I begun to hope his  .heart was touched:  "A sad case. Damer, but a common  ���������oae, and one that concerns me less  than you appear to think. This woman, the sister, has made a good deal  out of a friendship I ouce had for the  sirl." -  ', "But her last words?"  ���������' "i'en have, nevertheless, Jumped at  conclusions, Damer. The girl, according to your story, did not ssy I was  ���������the person for whom forgiveness was  in.ended." ,_, __ _���������-  ; "Most certainly she did."        -*;V-'~  ��������� "1  think  not.    1   take  it.  that    sho  ���������mentioned my name as being the per-  ������on best able to convey her message,  io the ear for which it was intended."  I knew that he lied and ha knew*  ���������that" I  knew it.  "J have my opinion, Falconer, and,  ���������holding It, am bound to exact a premise that you will give up all claim to  "Hiss Ellicott."  "That's your game. Is it. parson?"  i-.e replied  witb  a laugh.    "So to accomplish your object you  invent **ome  hlnckmailir-g lie?    I  have an appoint-  - men lr*Trit-=yoyt  A LITTLE GIRL  If no one ever marries ine���������  And I don't see why they should,  For nurse says I'm nol pretty.  And I'm seldom vi* ry good���������-  If no one ever marries nre���������  I .ehriii't mind very much;  I shall '-my " squirrel iri a cage.  An.I a lit'Ie rabbit hu'.ch;  1 ai*..ll h;;vc a cottage rem* u woud,  A pi r.y all my own,  Aud a liltlo lamb quite clean and tu iiu  ���������j "iiiir 1 can take to town.  />...! v. hen I'm getting really old���������  At iwenty-cisht or r.ir.c���������  Tt bhiill buy a little oi-ph-in girl,  h i.d bring her up us mine.  ��������� Laurc:-..'.' Alma '''.i*\-:*.:j.  MCNB BUT WI BilAVE.  t  *���������*������������������ * -  ***-**4***  (Tie Way a Coward T.ovor V,'  Ills Sweetheart.  that. Mary!  Vou  "IT*;-.:-.'! -ray  Itve you  and "  "New, 'i'r.VA Dalton, stop i'i.-:*'t v,*T ���������*��������� e  you ;.:"��������� I've told yen oft(**r eno*;.; :  that I like- you. You hnvi hern r .*'  fiiend and playmate over sin-jo I w. s  a little girl, and I shall always 1 '.-**���������  yon as a friend. No, wi.*! I wo::"  listen to any love making. 1 v,*'*:*'t  marry yoii, sir, and that's thc end or. c.  I will marry no one but a br.rvc in J si,  and 1 don't lovo anybody, and "  "But, Mary, surely I "  "Thore you go again, wlr.. If you -jv-  ��������� cr mrntion love to me again    1  will  r.ever epcak to you,    as sine aa    my  came is Mary Hart."  "Oh, If you put It that w.-.y I'll rnal-  ly have to retire, for I couldn't survive the punishment. How do yoi:  know I'm not the brave man?"  "And I've known you all Ih* se yc v.  and���������but I won't have it brought (':*  asain, and there's an end on't. sir."  "Well, (well! 'If a woman will, -di"  ���������will; and if she won't, she won't, aril  there's the end on't,' quoted Tom,  gaily. 'Every dog has his day. Mary,  what do you say to a sail down the  bay? Let's bave that mother of yciira  and take a run down to Kim Island . o.*  dinner at Cobb's farm and a bath at  the short beach. It's a line rrrorn.i-t;  for a sail, and I'll be bound I'll le-.ru  to swim this time."  "Tom DaKon, if there ever wae���������  well, I know there wasn't. And 1 ro I*  ly began to think you were koc our,  sir. But mother never, would venture  out in that crazy knockabout ot yours.  .Wouldn't it be jolly? I'd love to E*-*."  "It is all right about the knockabout.'  She Is high and dry for a new coal 61-  copper paint. Captain Doyle has lrU  new schooner Willie, and told me this  ���������morning he should run down to Klin  come flood tide. What do yon say,  May? And���������you know I was in e?.r*i**  est and������������������"  "Say! I'm off to mamma at ones."  and before he could declare what he  was In earnest about, she was running'  swiftly up the pier, shouting back to  him:'"You naughty boy, 1*11 bet ycu a  box of chocolates I am first at tUo  house, sir."  Mary Hart was the only daughter o?  the widow of Colonel Hart of the Indian service.  The colonel had been both sol*:"!er  and business man, and when he had  been killed in a jungle fight, soon after.  Mary's birth, he had left his widow a  comfortable income.  She had come to America and settled in one of the quiet New England  seashore villages in a cosy cottage ; d-  jolning the estate of Mrs. Dolton. wTio  was an old school friend. The youns  people had grown up together and ha J  heen friends since childhood.  Tom Dalton, a happy-gor.i:-;,/  young man, had .inherited an independent Income from his father, cud  ���������now, havirg passed his finals at the  law school, was about to practice his  profession in Boston. He love..'. Mao-  Hart -with all his heart; but, in-spit-3  of himself, he could not r.c s*.**io<*s  about his lovemakinij, though bound  to win her.  And the little minx herself thnvr  difficulties enough in t!>i way by  bringing him sharply to acco-j..t -h n-  ever he attempted to brc-.'h the reject. She didn't propose to lore cr he  won by one so foolish it muit bo a.  cerview over I  v.-TU ring for my cab."  He made a movement    toward    tha  litll, but I stepped before It.  "Suppose I refuse?"  i "You shall   not."  "Bah!   I  shall���������and    I    do.      Stand  o-^.de, man, or I    may    forget    your  tToth."  "I will not stand aside until I havo  your   word."  He raln-d his arm to strike me and  rr.y fist shot out, catching him full  "between the eyes, so that he tell like  a log at my feet.  At the end of the summer I was offered the curacy of a large parish !n  "Manchester, which I accepted. I could  not leave London without bidding  TKosmnry good-by. and I longed to see  Ier again, to hear her voice.  And so I went, and this time sha  tras alone. I think wc both felt ill at  ease, as though an unspoken thought  7?y between us. As I bade her adieu  I thought she turned pale, and the  hand I held in mint' trembled like an  Imprisoned bird. But I dared not  ���������Eppak of my love: I felt in honor  hound to wart awhile. As I reached  the door her voice stayed my steps,  and I turned quickly with rapidly  Seating pulses.  "Basil," she said softly. "Basil." In  another moment I had taken her In  my arms and was pouring Into her  cars the untold love of year3.  i*-cdn5ider"iotrT"in-ar*"i"brave 'man*rarid-*sh*/-oft^ri**^R'id-'e*-���������*-���������-^~  i "None but the brave deserve tho  j fair, and you aren't brave; you kn.'.v  I you are not sir."  j     Flood tide   found    them   skimmlr.-c  down   the   bay   on   the   natty   ll.tl.*.  ! schooner Willie, in a spanking bre-z.  "Papa���������By the way, who ls the lady  that bowed to us as wc left the carriage? Dorothy���������The one with tho  olack silk ������kirt, the roce petticoat,  plaid silk waist, purple colarette with  silver cdasp. tan cont, black hat wlti-*  purple tips, carrying a silver-trlmnvd  -Ard-case? Papa���������Yes. Dorothy���������I  -!on"t know. I just cpu-flit a ellmps*  ������*f her,  .. -       ���������.-,- ���������������������������'��������� ���������'/���������'', "     .'.  Jumping at the s-**a like a mrttlcscmi  horse, while Captain Doyle stood at  the wheel extolling her vir'ues to Mrs.  i-art. The young people wore citrnf.-i  comfortably on thc deck at the wind-  .���������ward side of the mainmast.  "Gr*?at, i'-jn't it?" said Tom. "Nov*'  v.That would you say to lobster chowder for dinner?"  "Tom, you villain! Ynu have I1--C-1  plotting this spree with Cobb. Yov  know I dote on lobnter chowder."  "Down thre last week. Told 'rr.i  we'd be down. Trl*.d to e;ct m,'rrc-  to come, but she wouldn't step !-**>r  foot in anything smaller than a. iiu, **."'  "And you never told? I can ha*i!'v  "believe It. I never know when to relieve you. sir."  "Fact! Sure enough this time, i;u't  it. Captain Doyle?"  "Fact, sure," said the skipper. * Ms  and Mr. Dalton had a bit of a rn r  down to Elm Inst Tuesday. Tight b*<  of weather corning home, tOD "  "Thomas Dalton, do yon mean that  you were down hero in last TuRKdny's  gale and never told? And yjii ie, iiii  think you had heen detained in fiotlor  on buRlne.*iH."  "Got It straight trom Doyle." qtiotft  Tom.  1 The Cobbs were or* the beach to  ���������welcome theni, Master Hnrrv li.cl  .hauled his pots that morning, nnd  there would be lobst'-r rshowder fur  dinner at 2 o'clock. Would ilicy rry  a. dip at the short beach by the run wiry  ibetween Elm and Elm. Jr.? T,,ey  iwouid;   tbat   te,   thu   young   people  ���������would, and Mrs. Hart would watch tha  eport from the beech.  Once in the water, Mary's spirits  6eemed to be bubbling over, and sho  .���������was soon daring Dalton to try a race.  to a dory moored a short distance from  the bench. He seemed reluctant at  first, and was sure it was too near the  current of the rilhway, but to" take a  dare from Mary and have her taunt  him with lack of courage was too  ���������much for a young man of his temperament.  Sho was wading toward tho boat,  and whon but a few strokes from it,  called back, laughingly: "Will you  swim for lt, Tom? If you reach It  first I'll be your prize, sir."  Ho was striking out after her ns  soon aa the words had left her lips.  She had nearly reached the dory,  nnd confident of winning the race, put  her hand up to catch the gunwale;  mis-scd It, and suddenly discovered she  wns out of depth and ln the runway  current.  "Tom!" she cried, and then all Tom  saw was a pair of frightened upturned  eyes and terror-stricken face, as sho  swept under tho srrrface.  A fine predicament for a lover who  was not a brave man. and who had  barely learned to swim! Drawing a  deep breath, blind to all danger, and  with no thought but to save her or  die with her, Tom struck out into tho  current and under the surface.  His heart thumped widly as he felt  a mass of her sun-gold hair come into  his grasp, and in a moment more they  rose to the surface. Through his salt-  dimmed eyes Tom saw a bit of rope  and gra6pcd it.. They had come up  under the stern of tho dory, which  had swung into the current with them,'  and he was now firmly gripping a bit  of painter which hung over the stern.  In a few minutes more he had lifted  her over the side, clambered iu after,  and was chafing her hands briskly.  Mrs. Hart's cries from the beach had  brought the Cobbs to the scene, and  Master Harry was running a dory  down the beach to the rescue.  It had all-happened fn a very few  minutes. Mary opened her eyes,  smiled and said: "You ne.edeu't rui?  all the skin off my hands, sir."  "Thank God! She is all right," said  Tom, fervently.  "Tom, dear, you reached the dory  first.   Kiss me, eir!   You won!"  And then Master Harry's boat grated alongside.  -^SWEETHEARTS ALWAYS  tf sweethearts were sweethearts al'  ways  Whether as maid or wifo  No drop would be half as pleasant  In the mingled draught of life.  ri:'-'  Cut the sweetheart has smiles and  blushes  When the wife has frowns and sighs,  ���������And the wife's has a wrathful glitter  For the glow of   the   sweethearts  '���������She went alonrr   swiftly   until   sh������| the "unirapasslone.l   maimer In   wlilc-i  knew that she was out of   view   Irom    she had received i.lia news of AlK-n s \  the cove.    Her thoughts    were    in t>.) being alive.   She wns still very whic  whirl.    Why should    sho not    yield*!  eyes.  .*���������*.'-*..;,-  ���������If lovers' were lovers always.  The same to sweetheart and wife,  .Who would change for a future Eden  ���������The joys of this checkered life/*  But husbands grow grave and silent,  And care on the anxious brow  Oft replaces the sunshine that perished  With the words of the marriage vow  Happy is he whose sweetheart  la wife and sweetheart still,  Whose voice, as of old, can charm nlin.  Whose kiss, as of old, can thrill;  "Who has plucked the rose to find evai-  Its  beauty and  fragrance  increase,  As the flush of passion is mellowed  In love's unmeasured peace.  Who sees ln the step a lightness.  Who finds in the form a grace,  Who reads an unaltered brightness '  In tbe witchery of the face.  tTlidimmod and unchanged. Ah, happy  Is he, crowned with such a life!  Who drinks   the   wife   pledging   tho  sweetheart  And toasts   in the   nweetheart   tho"  wife.  ���������Domestic Monthly.  She knew that her happiness would b!  iseoure with this strong, tender man  How little he guessed her struggle to  resist his pleading. Ho thought sho  did not care. In the old days she had  compared Allen with him, and always  to the former's disadvantage. Foi  after the first glamor of their engagement she had seen thc shallowness  and selfishness of Allen's nature, and  in the close relations Into whicl^  through her engagement, she wan  brought with Allen's Cousin Laurrn:*  she had recognized tho strong and no.  ble charactor of tho latter.  '���������(Ij  ��������� ....40............. ..................  ���������'    Held of tlio -P-Ias* on thc flcnvt.  How many people fully realize what  the flag of their country means to  them? How many know the place it  actually holds in their affections T It  may be safely said that the number is  very small. One has'lo be away from  home tocget the full meaning of tt.  Here/where the flag is everywhere,  lt is treated more or less lightly; indeed, the average man gives it no  thought at all'. A traveler, Morgan  Williams of; Chicago, recently discoursed entertainingly on this pub*r*:ct.  It was just after the relief of the legations at.Pekln. ,  "I can at least partially appreciate  the thrill that the first sight of tne  Stars and Stripes floating over the relieving force gave the Americans who  had been watting so long for succor."  he said. "Of course, I never was* hemmed in for weeks by a cruel horde as  they were, and the flag could not havo  given the same significance for me,  but I had been for a year without a  sight ot it! and when my gaze firs',  rested on it I had to gulp down something that rose in my throat. When  I left home I had about the same r?v-  erence for it that the average American has and while I was travelling I  really hadn't given it much thought.  I had had no special longing to see it;  at least ���������**���������;; such idea had been formu-  JstTTd In my mind. Noi- is���������.- " ���������"--���������/3--j  peclally homesick. Of course, a ma,. '  who has been long away want** to get  back to his native country, but I was  ���������used to traveling and took my enforced absence philosophically.  "On this occasion 1 had b-.en in  Africa, not in the wilds, you und.r-  stand, but still far enough away from  the usual course of travel so that my  eyes had at no time lighted on the  flag that previously had been most  familiar to me. It so happen**-! thit I  did not see it until I reached Pari? on  my way home. I saw other flags, but  ���������not the Stars and Stripes, and, as I  said before. I was not looking for it  ^nd^wts^or'cdn'^ -a*nxiTly -  to see It. I knew that I wanted to get  back to the United States. Then suddenly one day the old flag met my  gaze. There wan some sort of American celebration In Paris, and the Red,  White and Blue, was waving from a  window. I stood stock still for a minute, while a lump rose In my throat;  then I jumped Into the street, threw  my hat up in tbe air and gave a wild  Western yell that must have made the  patlves think tht.t I was cra/-y. It  vas only a piece of bunting, of course,  tut I never saw anything before or  since that so thrilled me. I simply  couldn't help yelling, and lt was immaterial to me how big a fool I seemed  ���������to make ot myself so long as I gave  that flag one good rousing cheer.  "That's why I say that the man who  Iras never been away from tbe flag  is unable to appreciate what it means  to hirrr or the affection that be really  i"eel3 for It. One must see it in a foreign land to gain any conception of  the hold it has on his heart. And if  the mere sight of it so affected ma  under these circumstances what must  a glimpse of It at thc head of a relief column have meant to the Americans In Pekin? It was more than tne  mere assurance of relief, and I vent'iro  to say that the best of tbem never will  -be able to put it Into words. Thero nr9  gome emotions that are beyond description, and principal among them  nre those Inspired In the breast of a  true patriot by the first glimpse of tho  flag of his country after he has been  a long time without seeing It or wien  lt comes as ft banner of hope in lira?  of danger and privation."  MONICA.  A Love Story of Alden* }  (By Emily S. Windsor.)  ������ ������  ,. ..t............... ............ 4. * .....  A man never feels as if he ban had  a good time unless ii, makes him fool  bad . for a longer timo than it took  him to have It.       '  Although the Tittle village of Alden was beginning to look bright with  the green of early spring, down hero  by the cove all was gray sands, rocks,  sky, even, the water' had the same  dreary tint. Not a gleam of other color, except; that of the arimson shawl,  ���������which the, girl, sitting on; the ledge of  rock, had'.wrapped arouud her.  Laurence: Dare,    coming along   the.  road which ran along above the beach,  ���������saw the patch of red and. paused.*  "That is Monica," he muttered.  He stood still a few minutes, w.itch-  Ing the slender    figure    leaning baclr  against a high    range of   rocks,    the  shawl drawn closely around.her shoulders, the little black hat pushed back  on the dark hair,   her gaze   fixed   ou  the gray wat*er. At sight of her Dare's  heart had given a great throb of   joy.  It   was so "long, so long since he had  reen her.    He made a few long, strides  and stood beside her.  "Monica," he said, softly..  The girl turned her    head; withe *n.  *}uick movement.  "O.h, Laurence."  .   There was a displeased tone In her  voice, and   her  brows  came  together  in a frown as she regarded' him..   Ho  put out his hand.  "Are you not going to shake hands  wt-th me, Monica; it is so long sines  I have seen you?"  The girl gave him her hand' with a  reluctant air, withdrawing it quickly  from his warm clasp, and turning her  face again seaward.  After % silence of some moments-,  which Dare spent in devouring eagerly  with his eyes every line of her lovely  profile, he began:  "Monica, you are cruel; _ ycu" havo  not let me see yon cnJe* all this long  winter.    I  have been  down from  the  "ilty.f-c often, and    tried    again    and  again to see- you, but each time thafi  3 called you had just gone out.   I feel  sure that you saw me and went away  purposely.   Last nit'nt it was the samo  thing.    But chance has been good to  me;   I missed my train this morning*.  and so I havp caught you; you bad no,  opportunity to avoid me."  The girl made no answer.  He went on: Last summer you givn  roe a faint hope    that in    time    you  would listen  to  me.    What have yim  to  say  to  me  now;     have    you    not.  thought of me all these long months''"  She turned around to him, her eyes  _Lill! _of _tcar3.    "I was wrong to let you think yon  might hope. Laurence, for I can't do  as you wish. Don't you understand?  It seems wrong for me to listen to you.  Thlak. I belong to Allen; I was to  have been his wife. He was always  talking of Cousin Laurence; you seemed Cousin Laurence to me. too. Don't  you see? I belong to Allen; I can't  marry you."  "But Allen Is  not "  ��������� Sbe interrupted  him  quickly:  "Hush; we don't know; he must 1>������  tlvihg."  "Monica," be said, with great  gentleness of voice, "fhink, it Is four  years; he was to have returned in ten  months. "*-���������*���������_  "I must be faithful to bim."  Dare flushed.     "This is    nonsense.  Monica," ne said, half angrily.   "If Allen is living," he went on, "why havo  we   not   heard   from   him   all   the*;e  years?   Are you going to waste your  iife in this ,'ittle village and give up  all chmces o' happliMjfs for a   fan-i-  fnl idei of being bound to hlrn?   And  think of roe, I have loved you so Ions;, j  Come to me. I t-hall love you so tnucn j  that you mu*t love rne In return; corno |  I swsar tbat you shall never regret It, !  Monica."  "I can't Laurencf."  "Will you spoil both our lives?"  "I must   not   listen,    Laurence.     I  i"wlsb that you did not care for me."  "I can't help caring for you.   I think  I have loved you since the flrst. day I.  saw   you,   and   now   that   yon   ara  free������������������"  "I am not free."  "Monica, listen."  She stood rip.    "I must not,   Laur-  ono**,.   Try to forget me.    I am going  home; do not come."  1   And.boforo he could   stop   hor   sha  i-j-jl darted away   And these last years, how the ten'*  tt'rncss of bis nature bad shone out.  What caro he har given    to  Allen'.'  desolate mother.    He had nlrnosl lilicJ  the place of her son.   Still, ut lirst, he:  feeling for him had been only a stronu  admiration.    In spite of her recognition of Allen's weak* nature the fuse-  nation of his glance, and soft    voU-n  had held her captive.   But now! Wlrcr:  Allen had gone West on the prospering tour, which    wns to   occupy   ten  months, she had promlsod to lie read:'  to marry him upon his   return.     Bn  the ten months had passed, and o'fr*!  months had grown into years, &nd lin  had not returned.    They had  had in*  news of him after that last letter, written seven monthse from his departure.  Laurence had employed  every  mean--  at his command to find some trace o;'  him, but in vain.     He   appeared   'lo  havo vanished utterly.   The only reasonable solution of the mystery wan  that he was dead.     His   mother   believed lt, but   Monica did   not.     Sh-*  could not.    She had promised to wait  for him; Bhe dared   not   break   that  promise.    Allen had   loved    her���������sh;,  must, she would be faithful. She would  oot yield to Laurence.  Dare did not again' see Monica, although at each visit he made his aunt  during the spring he called at the parsonage. But Moni'ea had always been  out. The minister and his wife received him most cordially. They would  gladly have seen their daughter hi?  wife.  One day in June Monica' was returning hom������ from a walk down to the  cove. THj-r way was In -tbe neighborhood of Allen's mother. As it waa  still early in the afternoon* she decided to go and pay her a caH.. She had  not gone to see her often* of late,  ���������through fear of meeting Laurence.  She felt that she would run no rislc  of meeting him this afternoon, ho  laving visited his aunt the previous  week. On reaching the hotree she  {bund the hall door open. She "knocked lightly, and, without waiting for  a response, walked into the little parlor, where she knew Mrs. Dare, was ln  the habit of silting.  But at the threshold Monica paused,  for there stood TLaurcnco by the window with an open letter in his band,  rti'a aunt sat near him, apparently in  a state* of great excitement.  As she saw Monica she cried out:  "He lives, Monica! he lives! My boy  lives! my own Allen Is living!' Come  in and hear the Ipfer."  Then the mother fell to weeping and  repeating over and over:. "My .boy ls  Uvinsl"  "What   fs   lt   Lawrence?     You   aro  hiding something." 0  Monica looked from her to Dare in  ���������bewilderment. She had turned -very  .white. Laurence went up to her and  drew her to a chair. He, too, waa  ���������pale.  ���������"Is-lt-true?"-- gasped���������Monica���������at  length.  "Yes*, but he did not look at her."-  "When?"  "I received the letter this morning,  and came down by the first train."  "He Is well?"  "Yes."  "Where te he���������I don't understand?''  "In  California."  Monica looked at him confusedly.  "Why���������why haven't I���������but I have  lreen out all afternoon. I suppose thai*:  | shall find a letter at home."  Dare did not reply. His aunt was  still crying. She now looked up at  Laurence.      "* " ''" ���������    '  "Finish the letter Laurence. Listen,  Monica; our Allen ia still living."  Dare had folded the letter and was  ���������putting it Into his pocket.  "There fs little more of importance,  dear aunt."  "But Monica must heart It, Laurence. Monica, child, we'll be happy  now. Read the letter for her, Laur*.  fnce."  "My dear aunt, you must try to  calm yourself or you will be III."  Monica was puzzled by Dare's evident desire not to read tho letter to  Ther.  "Laurence in right; you must try to  be calm, dear Mrs. Dare."  "Joy never kills, child. I must cry  for pure happiness."  'I shall go home now," said Mon-,  lea.   Perhaps there Is a letter for me."  "Well, child, but come early to-morrow. We'll count the days now till we  see my boy." >���������  Laurence had left the room and  ���������tood at the entrance door.  "I ara coming with you," he said as  Monica came out.  Dare regarded the girl stealthily a������  tbey walked along.    He marvled   al  ' and thero was a strained look lu he:  face. Not the expression of joy lit*  would have expected to see. Sir*  walked rapidly, paying no heed u*  Pnro.  * He put his hand gently on her arm.  "Do not walk so fast, Monica-   You  ���������Will tiro yourself out."  She  did  not  reply,  but  Went more  slowly.  "Monica," began Dare, hesitatingly.  "I���������do not think that you will llnd o  letter from Allen."  Sho stopped still aud looked at him.  "What is it, Laurence? You are biding something. What Is the mystery?  Whv did you nut wish to read lhe let.  ter?"  "Monica, I believe you nre a bravt  girl.   Call up nil your pride now."  Sho gazed at him with   wondcrine  eyes.  "Lnurence, what Is lt"    Vl*.  He looked  hastily.      It wns    hut  a  fihort distance to the rocks at the cov*i  und tho place was deserted.  "Let us go down there. I can no;  talk to you here."  She followed him submissively.  Thoughts of their lust interview at  this place came to her mind. How  miserable she had been then, and l.o.v  mjserable now. Allen was alive, and  she, wretched girl, was not glad. Sim'  did not love him. It was Laurence*  that she loved, but she must be raltb-  ful to Allen. Laurence must never  guess what a wicked girl she was. Ai-  Ion alive, and she not glad, and what  .was Laurence going to tell her:  Dare seated her In a sheltered position and stood looking at her, a world  of compassion in his eyes*.  "Monica, 1 would    give my   life' to  spare y*bu this.    Allen is a scoundrel.'  He draw the letter from his pocket  opening it slowly.  "What Is it, Laurence? Why du  you speak so?" Q  Then, as he did not answer, sho rMt  (.with a touch' of impcriousness in hei  voice:  "Let me road' ft." *   ' *  He gave it to her, and she read. Shi  passed hastily over the preliinTuary  lines.    But w-hat was thi3?  "I shall wait until later, .Laur'ncs,  old boy, to give you- the details of all  these years. Briefly,, the enterprise ori  which 1 came out here failed. I lt'pt  on trying others, hoping to achieve  some measure of success before returning home, but one failure��������� succ. e:l-  ed another. Finally I was taken* ill  with rheumatic fever.. Tha woman al  whose house I wns staying nursed me  through it, and her daughter, one ol  the sweetest girls in the Stats, hctpec  her. Call me all the hard names yoi  wish, Laurence, I'll not try to excuse  myself, but I fell In love with her and  we were married. I was a coward, I  know, but she loved me* to distraction,  and we are very happy. Believe me. 1  have riot been easy, when I thought  of my mother and Monica. But I met  Melton last, week as he was passing  through to San Francisco. He told mt'  that you all believed me dead, an?  that Monica was reported to be engaged to you, fo she is consoled and  will forgive me. That is -why I am  writing to disclose my whereabouts. I  am fairly prosperous and shall have  mcther come out here Immediately. I  know she will forgive me, and she will  find the sweetest little daughter-in-law  in the country. You will suit Monies  far better than I should have dono.  ���������You have the same high ideals of duty  and all that sort of thing. 1 confess to  living on a lower plane."  Monica read no further, hut throw  the letter down with a little cry ana  hid her face in her bands*.  Dare stood looking at her sadly,  cursing Allen in his heart.  "My darling, if I could have spared  you this," he said.  Presently Monica looked up at   biro  and said, tremulously:  "Laurence,  I  tried all along to    bo  faithful to Allen, but "  ,-"But what, Monica?"  She stood up and looked into his  eyes a fleeting glance, but��������� it wa7  enough for Dare.  FOOLED   THE SOLDIER BOY.  V.tTrel or ridilli* MtKl'MHl Wild Allium!**.  The violin was used recently with  interesting results in experiments  with all sorts of living creatures.  First it was played before a tarantula.  She paid no attention whatever to it.  But a nest of scorpions became Intensely "exel le"d���������a"ri"d ~wiggle"d~f ran ticali"  ly. A cobra showed remarkable susceptibility. She was sleeping soundly  when the experimenters approached  <her, but the flist tone awakened her  and she raised her head. As the mil i *  swelled she continued to raise till s17j  was standing straight as a pillar, supported by her tail. Every change in  tempo and pitch had effect. The pizzicato made her puff her entire body.  Swift waltz music caused her to erect  her ugly head to Its fullest size, and  a sudden dissonance made her wind  and twist her body as If she were T"  real agony.  Not Cied  to   Feminine  Wnyn  That   Act  Dink and Tricky.  One of the soldier boys swung along  In the parade with a heart far heaviei  than his gun, and as he passed a balcony oil the avenu-e and saw a prettj  girl and a repulsively well-dressed  man there, he scowled fiercely. Lasi  fall It was fur otherwise. He smllet.  whenever he saw the girl, and the repulsively well-dressed mnn hadn'l  dawned yet. Last spring the soldier  sacrificed two buttons from his blousd  and bad thorn mado Into hatpins foi  that girl. Two weeks ago he sat noai  her at the theatre, and when she ro*  moved her hat he saw that It, had been  pinned on with a turquoise fleur de lit  nnd an enameled violet. Tho military  buttons were not there. The girl had  promised to wear them forever and  ever.  The soldier boy wont home and wrote  her the wltherlngest nolo you can imagine. He told her that as she na  longer cared for him she could no Ion.  ger value the button hatpins, nnd that  he'd like them back again. Of course.  The put ln a number of other remarks,  some of them general, referring to the  sex*, and others specific and referring  to her and to her conduct. She's a  nice girl and an amiable girl, but that  note was too much for her to endure.  Bhe sent a man servant with her  answer.*  "My Dear Mr. flkaggs: I would be  Tery glad to return the hatpins you  ask for, but I cannot tell which ones  they are. They are all so alike that I  am not at all sure which ones you-g&ve  me, but I send you what I have, and!  you can (pick, out yours. Very sincerely. FRANCES."  And that's why tbe soldier boy  scowled. Being a mere man, he didn't  even dream that six of the hatpinr  were borrowed.���������Washington Post.  j  .    ;���������: i _ ���������..  Renewed tlio GriidE'V  Even an old sore will give its owner  a twinge If it is roughly handled, says  the'Ytfuth's Companion. Two elderly  men met at a reception one evening,  and after tEey had been introduced to  each other, one of them said:  "I beg pardon, Mr. Yarty, but are  you related to the family of that name  who lived in Plattston* about fifty yeari  ago?" ���������-'���������-is*ril  "I am a meraher of the identical fam.  iiy." replied    the other.      "I resided  there my������elf fifty years ago."  "Then you are Columbus Yarty7"  ������������������Yes."  "I am delighted to meet yoti again.  Bo you   remember   Wesley   Weston,  ���������with whom you played' when a little  ���������boy?"  "Surely!    Are you'her*  "I am."  "They shook hands again, and after  a little* pause Mr. Weston said:  "You Temembor we had" a quarrel  about something or other the- last-time  we met, and you .pushed mc over into  a tan-vat and ruined a suit of clothes  for me?"  "Yes, I remember it very well. Ha!  ha!"  "Ha! ha! We can afford to laugh at  It now, but it was a serious matter to  me then. I have thought of it many  times since nnd made up my mind long  ago that if we ever met again I would  tell you freely and fully forgive you  for the mean little trick."*  "But as I remember it, you were en-  tlrely to blame ln the matter."  "Not at all. I hadn't done anytfllng  to you. However, as I said before, I  don't hold anyi spite over it now.   V  forgive' you "  "But I don't want your forgive.ies-j,  eir!   I won't have it!    I told you.- *���������*  "Sir!"  "Sir!    Good evening, sir!"  ���������'Good evening!"  And lhe grudge of fifty years ago  resumed business, so to speak, at the  old stand.  '  Ilnr-- V������n lli'Ki-d of tliu Silr**:f������*Hl Ant.  The native Brazilian, far removed ns  he usual-ly Is, from doctors and surgeons, depends upon a little ant to  sew up his wounds when he is lashed  or scratched  This odd creature is called the surgical ant, from the use to which it 13  put.  The ant has two strong nippers on  Its head. They are its weapons far  battle or forage.  Wheu a Brazilian has cut himself,  for example, he picks up an ant. presses the nippers against the wound, one  on each side, and then gives the ins'.ct  a squeeze.  The Indignant ant snaps its nippers  together, piercing, the flesh, and bringing thj lacerated parts close togc-ther.  The Br������.ziT"s>n at that moment gives  the ant's icay i jerk and away it fl.es*.  leaving the nippers embedded in tho  flesh.  Of course, this kills the ant, but it  has served its most usefulpurpose iu  life.  The operttion Is repeated with other  an!-** until th; wound it sewed uji neat-  Jj and thoroughly.  C'llRPrfnl 1(1 iat.  "The beJl." said the prosy "boarder,  "has almost superseded the knocker."  "And that is the reason," said the  Cheerful Idiot, "why It ls a knocker."  ���������Indianapolis Journal  ** "***>.-������*,3t   Advice. '**  - The -TRer.-��������� Perkins_bcing__callea _  upon sudenly to address a Sunday  rsehool, thought he would get a. lew  original ideas from his young hearers.  "Children," said he, "I want some of  you to tell me what I shall talk to you  about to-night, What shall I say?"  At flrst there was no response. "That  bright little fellow over tbere," said he,  pointing to a youngster on a back seat.  "What shall I say to you to-night?"  In a little, piping voice came the answer:���������"Say amen and sit down."���������  Philadelphia Saturday Evening Post. .  liiu I-nrpoie.  "What are you assuming such a belligerent air for?" said the small potentate's adviser., "Don't, you know that  we don't want to fight?"  "Of course, I know it. And I real-  .ze that we've got to do something exceedingly plausible to keep the other  people from finding It out"���������Washing-  ���������on Star.  . ��������� ���������:   ���������������������������-'������������������������������������ >.^j*.n^.^.. ->  . A still more absurd mistake was  once made in the same office when a  telegram was received for "James W.  Giles, pie clerk, Brooklyn nasty yard."  This was afterward amended to read,  "James W. Gillespie, clerk, Brooklyn  ���������aaw yard."  Use Lever's Dry Soap (a powder*) to  wash woolens and flannels,���������you'll like  it.        \ 32  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMKNT  Removes all hard, soft or I'aiUoused  lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore  and swollen throat, coughs, etc. Save  $50 bv the use of one bottle. . Warranted the most won-ierlul Blemish  cure ever known. ,4'/  ,i*$$-'*'*j*-*y**j-^^  1 Perfect Disappearance.  By Talbot Smith.  ' i-.-.-^s-^^  THE last hope of saving Winthrof  Lyle's life was gone.    After   a  patient hearing of the case, the  Governor decided that the sen*  tence of death must stand.   Th*  clever lawyers who had fought for th������  criminal, regretfully accepted defeat, and  authorized Lyle's friends to notify hire  of the end of hope.   Tli is duty fell tc  young Lyle, who had fought his brother's  ,!battle with courage and skill;  but he  quailed before the new task ns if lie *wert  the executioner.   So many times he had  .mounted the hill to the prison with hope  ���������in his heart and good cheer on his lip**!  And now ho must ascend it once more  ,-mth the fearful message that a Lyle  -eras to die on tho scaffold!   He did not  need to tell his story in words.   Win-  itfrrop read it in his convulsed face, and  (���������Imply clasped his hand with a brother**!  'tenderness.   His was the stronger soul.  "I did not expect better news," he (said.  "A  long  and   gallant  fight  like yours  (against such odds rarely wins-a-victory.  ���������X am prepared for the end!"  He lowered his voice as lie-continued,  ffor they were in the death-house <of thc  l-prison, and the guard stood olose, to see  ���������every movement.  "You know that T am determined ���������*������  iLyle of our family shall notdiein'dis-  Igrace like this. I hnve perfected ai' plan  of escape. It will be successful, one way  .���������or another,*! ossure'you. Before'the day  ���������of execution comes I shall be far awny  -from this place���������or dead. I am not go*  'ing to tell 'you any more about it, because success depends upon/your ignorance of my movements. : I want you to  (do one thing, and promise another,  fljeavetcn thousand dollars'with Lawyer  'Broome, to be given to anyone who aski  'for it, be he beggar,'tramp, or gentleman. And.promise me that if I escape  no one of my' family will make the slight*  ���������est effort to find me, or follow me."  "It's all right about tlie ten thousand,"-said Harry; "but I don't under-  -stand the other request. Isn't it a little  hard!"  "In the shadow of the gallows," Winthrop   replied,   "what -enn  be   hard!     1  want to save myself and you from thnt  ���������Bhame.    I  must choose  between  death  and what is harder to tear than death���������  -exile, and eternal separation   from   my  own.   If I escape denth by my own hand  it will bo only by disappearing ns completely <.ns if the earth swallowed ine.   1  choose to disappear, and  I shall  never*  return.    Some whisper of my condition  may reach you  now and  then, but by  : those who are dear to me I shall never  again bo seen.   The necessity of so hard  a lot ought to be plain to you."  "It is and it isn't," said Harry, distressed. "Can't you leave a little hope  :��������� of seeing you some time in the future!"  ���������"Out of the question. You know what  a-search will be made for me. ; I shall  need the cunning of Satan to escape, ami  I think I have it. But the one condition  of success is the ignorance of you all, the  perpetual and willing ignorance as tu  -what haa become of me. I have learned  one thing: that escaped prisoners are  caught again because they cannot give  up * all . connection with the past; with  tbe people, the scenes, the memories, the  habits to" which they-were accustomed.  So* they leave a little path from their  biding place to the past:for clever detectives to find. Look at that bright boy  watching us yonder.   He is the smartest  ��������� detective on the force, ond his present  DflSoe is to see that I do not die.or escape until hanged."  Then you are to go away for good,"  ��������� said Harry, with Increasing gloom. "It  will be the same as if you were buried."  "Just  that,   but  minus   the   shame,"  ��������� said' Winthrop, with great satisfaction.  ���������Don't quarrel over good-luck."  fl-.wont, but It feels like death. We  must be resigned, though, and I give you  nny promise,"  "Here, then, are your instructions.  From this time on act as if the hanging  .���������were to take place one week from, to-  . day. Tell mother nothing. When the  .news ,of my flight reaches you, look  upon,ma as dead and buried in Newton  ichurchyard. In fact, it won't help you  ���������to act.otherwise. My plan of escape excludes you : all. If it did not, or if  ���������through.weakness.I let you share, in the  -secret; I might as well die at once.  Good-by 1"  -    .Winthrop was in.good spirits at the  close, of the.visit, and kept himself in the  same mood for the next few days, in  spite .of the ��������� trying -scenes of  farewell  with his .friends and relatives.   Young  Detective Lord   watched   him  in  great  uneasiness, for his reputation depended.  ~ ".upon-t]r(*r;inanging of this~clever-scron,o"f-  a famous -family.   Hc could not rid him-  .eelf of a presentiment that the execution  ���������would never take place, no matter what  .care the authorities might exercise.  Jn  the history of .criminal trials none had  -given so much .trouble as Lyle's to get. a  .conviction.   The.case hod not only been  ���������tried in the courts and the newspaper?,  it had also a private hearing in judicial  .and executive chambers.   Tlie Lyle family, wealthy and powerful, was bent .on  preventing by any means the disgrace  oi -the scaffold.   It was a great triumph  .for justice when influence, intrigue, cor-  ���������ru-ption,  and the  skill  of the  lawyers  .came to naught in court and elsewhere  Even public opinion, won  to sympathy  by the brilliant struggle .vbioh Lyle made  for his life, iby his talent, his spirit, his  beauty of face .and manner, his steady  And solemn declarations   of -innocence,  w*aa resisted and overcome by die .offlcer*-  ot justice.   Detective Lord had followed  the struggle in  its secret  details, and  -was convinced that Lyle would' nev,er be  hanged.    So he  promptly declined ithe  chief's appointment to become  responsible for the execution.   In the end, lie  ���������was persuaded to accept.   He could eaa.  iiy bear tlie failure sure to attend this  Juty, but suspicion of .bribery was a different thing.   It was sure to fall upon  'him, as it- hod fallen on .every official  connected with the stubborn criminal.  The care taken to prevent u. prisoner  under sentence of death from escape oi  Irmidde is very thorough in flrgt-oliuw  prisons, but it reminds one of the care  taken by railroad corporations to pre-  .vent accidents. No mutter how perfect  the system, lt depends on men for success; and engineers will drink, switchmen  fall asleep, telegraph operators inks the.  right word, and brnkcineii fail to swing  fa. warning lantern. Winthrop Lyle,  counting more on the weakness of hu.  man nature in others than its strength  in himself, escaped by the simple process  frf overpowering the death watch, looking  liim up iii a cell, and -walking out of the  prison by a path which cost four thou-j  eand dollars to make. Lyle computed!  that if the road, two feet wide and three!  hundred long, wero carpeted with one  .dollar bills, it would take four thousand*  ;of them to cover the space. Therefore  he offered the deathwatch that sum for  luck, and so left the great prison forever. Every one remembers the stir erected by his disappearance. The officials,  mad with rage and Bhame, really ex-:  hausted tho means at their command to'  find tho criminal. Lord, dismissed in disgrace, as public opinion demanded,  threatened thc chief with a suit for  damages. He regained his pluce, which  meant nothing, for he was left in idleness nnd obscurity. Nor would he consent to that punishment. The chief fin-  nlly Appointed him to a place in the pursuit -of Lyle, on condition that it remained a secret, and thnt his abstention  from interference with the regular plan  of pursuit hc absolute.  The plnn came to naught within a  .year. Lord held on six months longer,  studying with infinite patience clews, actual and theoretic, that promised something. Lyle had vanished into thin air.  'Hnd lie dissolved into elementary gases  at the prison gates, hc could not have  left less trace of his path into the world.  Not one clew ever led to nny result, not  even to a decent theory of his escape.  Lord continued tho pursuit out of pure  fascination for a mystery wliieli overtaxed his powers, and took the edge off  his natural shrewdness. After resigning,  and going into an orchestra ns first violin���������for faith in his abilities finally deserted him���������this fascination accompanied him, and proved a great bore to his  friends from the endless speculations it  led him to indulge. Over his mantel he  kept a fine photograph of Winthr-op  Lyle, and the slim, hard figure, the pale,  thin, high-bred face, the -severe expression and dark eyes had a. prominent  place in his sleeping ami waking dreams,  in the end, no one took any interest in  his cherished mystery, save the boy who  played the 'cello in the orchestra.  It was always a great relief to Lord  to turn from constant brooding on the  tints of'Lyle's picture, to the society of  the young musician; for Wilhclm Can?,  was a soft-boued, easy-going 'German,  slow in speech and movement, given to  beer and laughter, fond of his wife, bnbv  and 'cello, and fonder of the OGylc problem than Lord himself.  When the boarding-house, the daydreams and the world grew wearisome,  the detective went over to his frierid*.-  house, and spent ������ Sunday evening in  the Ganz parlor. It was a cosy home,  nnd its owners, its pictures, its very furniture, spoke of ease and comfort. 'Wil-  helni was fair-skinned, fat arrd jolly, and  loved to sit with his baby or his'eelloat  his left hand, a mug of Bavarian beer sit  his right. His wife and child were .plum].,  and rosy, and even the gray .professor-  father,* with his (habits of study and  solemn expression, had a .fat-and -contented air about'.him.. Not liRvingbeeu  long in tho country, they spoke English  with a gentle accent. German (pictures  hung on the wall, and German .color*.  were everywhere. Fran Ganz.could.not  abide American cooking, .and her .table  was ever dressed out with i*he -seasoned  dishes of the Fatherland. '.When they  sang songs or indulged in-.old.'meinories,  the little village near Munich was.thc  theme. The one promise .to .baby to .induce him to be good wns .a .visit'to Munich when be Irad come to be a. .man.  Among these simple people Lord might  talk hia hobby to death, and.be.listened  , to with reverence.  "It'a so nice to have a (clever .detective speak by the hour -of a great murderer and villain," Frau ;,G������nz said * to  her neighbors. The professor did not pay  much attention, while Wilhclm was a  tireless listener, and had many speculations on the plan of .escape used -by  Lyle.  ; "No doubt he is.-dead," -snid -.Wilhelm  .one day. The remark -brought out a new  fact.  "Why do you'think so?" 'Lord asked.  "He could not have fooled .the .bestde-  tectives in the land, and so .many of  them. Hje died, probably by his own  hand, and his relatives buried him secretly, so that there might bo mo more  scandal over the poor devil."  "But I know that he was not dead n  year and three months after Irjs flight,"  said Lord.. "I lead a note sent by him  to his mother. It* said: 'The man .who  fled is well and happy, but too far to go  to you or to be reached by message. Be  content.' You see, I watched the house  of his mother, and read their letters,  their newspapers, everything to get a  clew.   So he was alive.    Bui, where?"  "Wonderful," sar*. Wilhelm.      '"Could  you not track that irote to its writer?"  ���������  Lord threw up his hands in di-*gu-*t.  '"The   letter    was    posi rn irked   New  -York,- the-paper-was-.-\ iireri*.vj n.���������J t-lrad**  been written by n friend, who  had  received  the message, probably  by  cable,  to transmit to the mother.    1 looked up  lire matter, but, of course, it  wan only  waste of time."  "I have a theory," began Wilhelm,  ���������slowly.  "What? Another!" The detective  luughed, and the professor glanced-irritably at his son.  "A new one, sure," said Wilhelm, placidly. "Some lime, when I have fitted'  the joints, I will tell you how that Lyle.  tfsenped. He was no ordinnry man, and  when he disappeared, it wus forever. It  iian-art to disappear well, and he must  have'been skilled in the art. I know its  rules, and the principles on which these'  rules are based. It is curious and inter-,  esting, -this art."  "Kules! Artl What rot U this?":  cried Lord. "If there were rules, and  art, or any .other rubbish, would not we'  professionals'know it all?"  "That's usually the trouble with us!  professionals," said Wilhclm; "we know-  it all." "������������������'���������"���������''.  "But the art! (Come, tell us about it,  since it is so very-important," said Frau'  Ganz, the professor, and^the detective,]  together; but Wilhclai .declined to make'I  any explanations until he wa3 fully pre-,  pared to withstand the assault of criti*-  cism. "..'���������.*.  Lord felt curious about this matter^  knowing that Ganz would make a clear,'  forcible statement of his theories. For.  he had studied logic and rhetoric at Inns-  pruck, and could put a case, in which he  wns interested, very strongly.  Lord hnd grown most impatient long  beforo Wilhelm wn* reudy to make an-  irxposition of the art of disappearing.  "There is such an    rt," he b.egan, one  Sunday   evening,   "nr.i   your  man  Lyle  j  was skilled In it.   It? would be a treat to  hour laini discourse on it."  "Wouldn't   it,  nol," said   Lord,  with  (���������corn.     "Especially   If.   while   listening.  one-nab*" ir-e"~Tewhr**i ot-enpnirrn-p-Trrnr li*  his inside pocket. But that will never  be."  "Probably not," .**aid Wilhclm. "unless he gets tired of hiding. * Yorr know, 1  .always took an interest in the poor fellow." I seem to knuw him ns well ;.-;  you, so often have you described his  words and ways. He was a genuine A n-  erican in blood, training, appearance,  cleverness. Old family,, high spirit, and  nil that; .Harvard graduate, stylish in  dress, good figure; rather thin., than  plump; brown hair, green eyes, pale, sc-  .vere face; quick in movement, .-peech  nnd thought. Then he wn** inventive,  fond of mathematics, also of pleasure;  but cared nothing for music, or wine, or  hooka. And lie learned enough of drugs  to poison his wife too cleverly."  "How could he have been so hard and  cruel?" said Frau Ganz, with n sigh.  "I don't believe he did it," said Wilhelm, softly. "His lawyers, the great  public, his relatives, nmriunny good people believed him innocent. Lord says tho  case got an awful threshing, and Uie  more they threshed the less certain some  were of his guilt, while others were more  certain."  ! "But the art, the art!" cried tire impii-  tient detective.  I.   "Ah, yes, the art, to be sure.    Well,  [���������first, have I described Lyle accurately?  I might say lie was just the opposite of  myself in most things."  "Two young men," answered Lord,  "couldn't be, and look, less alike."  Wilhelm smiled.  _ "I arrived in this country about the  time he escaped from jail. I could read  English then, and, I remember, thc newspapers were full of him. But, until I  met you, the case did not interest me.  To begin: Every art hns a principle and  a method. To practice the art well, one  must know the principle, and be exact  in following the method. The principle  of the art of disappearing is simple: Cut<  yourself -off from the past as completely  as if you had been drowned in mid-  ocean. The method depends upon thet  principle, and, for each ease, varies only  in trilling circumstances."  "Is that all?" Lord growled. "Why,  that's what they all do, and most Of  them are caught as easy as rats with  traps and cheese."  "That's what they all do," echoed Wilhelm; in a lofty, tone. "Are you sin**** of.  that? Did Lyle bite at your cheese? Lai  'me show'you what the principle forces a  man to-do, when it is successfully carried out. You think it. means'"running"  away to Brazil or Persia, in a, wig and  blue spectacles, as they do in a. play.  No. The man -who disappears according  to this principle, must escape, not only  from his .pursuers, but from *  vouldt bring him to anoder subject soon  ���������und qvick, since it is not to any man  safe und brofitable to dvcll doo long on  dose human myzderies of crime, nefer to  be found ond, sbecially ven he hess a vife  und child, ubon him alone depending vor  srrbbort. You are Wilhelm's goot friendt,  und I speak to you ns such."  "Gad, I noticed it myself," said Lord,  "particularly when he shouted, 'Arrest  me, I am Winthrop Lyle.' He made mo  think of Lyle himself then, I tell you.  But you nre right, professor, to warn  me. I've seen these theories get hold of  men nnd land them in the asylum. So,  just ns soon ns Wilhclm works off his  thoughts on Lyle's escape, I'll never mention the infernal thing again. We'll talk  about Africa and Greenland. Tho cas������  has me nearly crazy. But, that's a wonderful theory of Wilhelm's, all the same,  if lt could only be carried out."  "If it only goudt," roared the professor, as he went in.  A few nights later Wilhelm wae -ready  to apply his theory to the escape of  Winthrop Lyle, but he had lost some of  his interest in the matter, and his round  face, a trifle flushed with beer, beamed  too comfortably for mental activity.  "It is a great pity," he began, "that a  sound and rational theory does not always fit well into ordinary life. There  is sure to be one hitch or another. 1  have had trouble explaining Lyle's disappearance, according to the rules of the  art. But you must not laugh at me. 1  firmly believe that this unfortunate man,  who left no tracks in the rond he traveled, escaped by means of the principle  and method I have described. No other  theory fits the case. When it became  certain that either escape or suicide was  his one refuge from the gallows, he made  arrangements with his friends to bribe  the prison guards,- that he might get  easily to this city. You told mc that  yourself. But, lie nlso made arrangements for a final separation from his  friends. Knowing that successful flight  depended on a strict adherence to lire  rules of disappearing, he must have ordered his relatives to make no search for  him, to look upon him as dead. Needing  money to carry out his plans, he had  them place a good sum where he could get  it without trouble. .When nil was ready  he slipped away after midnight, took the  first train to the city, and went straight  to the old man and woman with-whom  he intended to take refuge.    .  "In the reports of his trial, it came  out that he had done clcwi table work, on  the East Side, among the Germans, Poles  and Bohemians. I assume that he had  thero made the acquaintance of the persons needed for his purpose, a respect-  e, not only j aD]e German couple,  let us say, needy,  ���������-,*    i,    "    ii  r   '    , ���������       ,,    ������? "'I*-"'1**' ! faithful, ignorant of hi** 71.1st. under obl'i  and, above all, from himself.   There's the '       "        ��������� ***'-��������� -       -'  first and the second rule in the method."  "I don't quite understand," said Lord.  . "Why -should you?" said Wilhelm, in  triumph. '-Had you understood long ago,  you would have given up the chase of  ���������Lylethe inoment.you knew what he had  done. What is a body floating in the sen  to the friends and relatives-of him-who  once owned it? Nothing. It has no  'shape-or.mark to make itknown to the  owner. It is completely changed in essential-details. It is lost. 3t cannot be  reached for burial. So must it be -with  the criminal who flies from relentless  .pursuit of the law, and who can never  return, .with safety, to his old life. (He  must change his country, never .meet old  friends again, get a. new I.mguage, a-ncw  trade, a new place in society, a new set  of parents and relatives, .a new .past, a  .new habit of body, a new appearance.  He must think, speak, walk, sleep, eat  and drink-differently from In past days;  he must change the color--of hair, skin.  ��������� eyes 1 in fact, he must become another  man as really as if he had changed natures with a particular person;"  "Der gondry is safe," said the professor, with :a huge laugh, "und so -is der  -brofession of detective. Who gould-  -bragtise dose rules! Und if dey gould,  what use would be detectives?"  ' "It makes fine talk," said Lord. "All  very well if such things could be done.  'As they can't, your theory isa't worth a  straw.    It's impossible."  Wilhelm opened an album, nod pointed  out two photographs to ���������hisfric'ndr-^orie.a  slender, smooth-faced college boy, in uniform; the other.a bearded, dark-skinned,  rudely-dressed man, strong-limbed, resolute and experienced as the boy was  timid and green.  "Here is the same person," said he,  "with only two years between the photographs."  "Drue,"  said   the   professor.  . "Das   is  me, a student  at Bonn, und  me again  egabloring Africa."  J Lord stared and muttered.  "It two years of accidental   trninirrg  can do so much," said  Wilhelm, "what  would not two years of intelligent work 1  Accomplish, by such a  man ns Lyle, in j  -his-strange^positioii^forced'to^disappcarj  r die?   If he adhered faithfully to the ���������  gatiorrs to him, and ready to do any honest thing that would secure comfort for  their old age. T know a score such that  would be glad to accept thc propositions  made by Lyle to Herr Schneider and his  wife���������let Schneider be their name. He  offered to pay them a good sum down,  and so much a month while they lived,  to be adopted as their son Frank, just  returned from California; sick' almost to  death. They accepted. Frank Schneider  went to bed at once as a sick man, and  was not seen again on the streets of New  York for three months. The neighbors  got no glimpse of him for a month, but  his mother went about nil that time telling her cronies and friends of her son's  return, keeping them, informed ol his  progress to health, letting them .peep  into 'his bedroom,* and promising her  maiden friends her influence in coaxing  Frank to marry one of them within the  year.  "You can imagine what Lyle was doing during this month of sickness. He  was recovering from the strain of.trial  and prison, learning the German language as the Schneiders, spoke it, getting used to a German diet, making himself familiar, with"Bavaria, with the native village, tlie relatives and friends of  his new parents, and in general fitting  himself for the part he had to play.  Moreover, he was doing his best to get  fat, to get the rough bloom of a beer;  drinker, and to bleach dark hair, eyebrows, and beard to yellow. When at  the end of a month he could sit up and  receive visitors, his German was passable, and his appearance sufficiently rude  to suit.his surroundings. When he appeared on the street ho had become easygoing' Frank Schneider in earnest, and  every soul in the ward was willing to  swear he was Schneider's son. His mother's'countrywomen had known bim as a  boy, and could now see in him proper  resemblances to his parents! By that  time he spoke German well, and English  not at all. He was fat, and roughly  dressed. His hair was like mine, he  wore glasses, his walk w.13 lazy, his manners bad. He read no English books, he  ate only as do the Bavarians, and a Ger-  man neighbor taught_hini���������to_write_ina_;i  queer hand, whielPFrank Schneider made  his own.   Three months so changed bin  wouhfc LoJ " ''k* Vf ' y������U? }>e, I i'1 appearance and fact that he forgot,  lrfinln S . iTi at the end of exce/it in sleep, or when alone, that he  ntv���������������ie*"'l1h1e Y������iUl<1ih-e so,chang?d "^ had ever been Winthrop Lyle. Then he  ShoSu ZeUim J,C n"1 f������r r*Iu\ati������ i ventured out on the streets of the citv,  "f,"1��������� hi3 old personality. Just went to Uieflters and balls, got a job as  ns if I were  to rush  to  the police to- , ,,  bartender  in  a  German   saloon,'ami  bo'rs, would hasten to claim mc, to identify me, to describe my home in Bavaria, my school days, courtship, marriage,  even   the  orcnestra.    The  Lyles  get  try. So his father and  mother announced to the neighbors their  intention to visit llieir native land foi  three months, nnd nlso to stay there foi  good if they liked it.   Being poor, they  - .     ���������.*��������� ; guuu 11   uiey  iiReu it.    wring poor, irrej  would come to vrsit, nnd deny me.. The j took a steerage passage in the big steam  jietectiyes and reporters would laugh at, cr, and Frank went with them, getting  me, and, at last, I might find my proper ��������� aboard under the very noses of the de-  place in an asylum. Yet the man who*: tectives, who still watched for him. In  disappears, according to the rules of the,.; their native village the Schneiders made  art, would be so provided with a now- '��������� auite an imnression. and  tlmir ann tvh*  and secure place in s&iiiety that he could,  no more assert his old self than I could  claim to be Winthrop Lyle."  Lord still studied the photographs with  interest.  "I begin to understand you," he said.  "There is more sense in your art than I  thought. You bebeve, then, that Lyle  disappeared in this wonderful way. How  do you think he did it?"  "That's another story," Wilhelm replied as he finished his beer. "Everyone;  uses the same method, of course, but the  details are.different. lam satisfied that  you see the truth of the principle, and  now simple and deep it is. If I get any'  ideas on Lyle's particular way of'doing  the change act, I shall tell you."  "I want to hear them," said Lord..  "It's a new peep Into that cursed mystery, which puzzles me more the n������ore I  ���������thdy it"  When  he was leaving the house  an  hour later, the old professor met him on  the street, with aj anxious face.    "Dot t  Lyle myzdery," saft hc, in his ponderous 1  tcccnt,  "dhroubles   Wilhelm   doo   much, ]  und it vould  blease  me irreadly  if  vou  quite an impression, and their son wae  thought to have a good memory and a  great love for the country of his childhood.    No doubt, Lyle put all that he  had learned from his parents to the test  during his stay in Hofberg.   The Bavarians said, with delight: 'He speaks German as if he had never been in America!'  He told them stories of hia childhood, in  which he had been the hero, described  well-known scenes, asked after relatives  who were dead, and mentioned some of  their peculiarities.   Probably not even a  Bavarian detective could have    pierced  through   his    disguise    after   a three  months' stay in Hofberg, where he taught  the innkeepers to mix drinks in t'he American  style.     Everyone   said    he   was  truly a native and a credit, and should  not think of returning to America.   This  must have been his own intention at first,  and he knew that he wns violating a  chief rule of the art of disappearing by  not changing country   as well'as personality.   However, the East Side is not  so far from Europe, and he concluded  that on the East Side lie would live and  die.   So the Schneiders returned to their  old quarters, and Frank  went back   *\  iis old bartending with a fine stock of  itories from the Fatherland, and a bigger ditch btJiween him and the past,  which lived only in his memory.  "Ho spoke English now with a German accent, which c-nine to his lips without effort. Ho enjoyed his new life. -Jt^  wns pleasant in itself, and like heaven,  (vben compurcd with the prison, the gallows, the grave, and the awful shame.  After six months of study and practice  In his new character, he had no longer  io remind himself constantly of the paTt  he was playing. It hnd become his nature. He kept out all thought of Winthrop Lyle, trying to think of him and  bis story as one thinks of a character in  a novel. Finally, he chose a good girl  to be his wife, a girl from the village of  Hofberg. She was pretty and sensible,  and loved him, though she felt it lowered  her to marry a bartender. That amused  him very much, but it fell in with his  plans, and they were married. That's  the end ot my theories.  "Eight months from the date of his  escape he had become another man. You  can see what the art of disappearing did  for him in that time; what mu9t it not  have added in the sixteen months that  have since (led? No doubt he hns prospered in business, nnd now owns a beer*  garden or a brewery. In his dreams, niul  in the quiet moments before sleep, he  was in the habit of recalling the pust,  the scenes of the trial, the long days in  prison. But marriage and success must  have done nway with that. When he  got into politics, and had a crowd of  clients to distract him every day, his  past must have disappeared, even from  his dreams.  Father and mother, brothers  and sisters "  "Even the murdered wife," whispered  Frau Ganz.  "He never murdered her," said Wilhelm, in the same tone. "All may have  vanished in the commonplace routine of  his life. He has probably observed every  rule of the art but two. You say he  sent word to his parents of his safety  and happiness. That wns nn error, but  without consequences. A second error is  his stay in his native country; that may  be as harmless as the first. It would  not avail him now to. reveal his identity.  Ho would be denied by the Lyles, and  put in confinement by his friends. Probably he has met and exchanged kindly  words with you, Lord, und his persecutors. I have no doubt, when he thinks  of his triumph over you, he feels like  saying, 'I am Winthrop Lyle,' and defying you to track him even then. Is it  not possible? Could you find him in the  person I have described to you? Is he  not hidden as securely ns if he wore  dead?"  "Not a doubt of it," sard Lord, promptly. "If he followed your plan he is safe  from friend and enemy, und safe from  himself."  Wilhelm and , his father exchanged  glances.  ��������� "But/'great'.heavens!" ..cried tlie ex-  detective, "what suffering that poor devil must have endured to wipe himself  off the face of the earth in that way!"  "It would kill me, I think," said Wilhelm, taking his baby from the' cradle to  kiss him good-night. "If I had to leave  these, and turn myself into another being, as Lyle did, what sorrow and pain I  would have to endure! As for Lyle, I  think you are right in saying tliat one of  his spirit must have suffered fiercely."  Frau Ganz took her baby to his crib in  the back room, and left the men to themselves. Lord looked uneasily at Wilhelm,  for the last words had come out wildly,  he' had grown pale from emotion, and  had-risen to pace the room. The professor shook his head at his son, and  shrugged his shoulders for Lord.  "Fiercely, I repeat," continued Wilhelm. "Nature objects iwith all its  strength, to change so: sudden and violent. And this poor fellow, with his iron  will, went through horrible anguish in  rescuing his name from disgrace by obliterating himself after all the horrid  suffering of trial, struggle and death-  watch! But still," and he sat down, as  if eoothed by. the thought, "it was atri-  umph, a compensation to have achieved  the defeat of his persecutors, even though  he committed two errors! And he will  add a third at this moment. Lord, look  at me, and mark well what I say, for it  is the.truth, I am Winthrop Lyle!"  The detective put on his hat, gayly,  nnd started for the door, saying, with  ready -wit, as ho stood on the threshold,  "I'll pay your theory the compliment of  not believing you.   Good-night."  _He rushed home, full of regret and  bitterness*at this unexpected result of  airing his hobby too freely.  1 "If that boy goe3 crazy," ho said,"  ���������and he's half crazy now, I'll never forgive myself. Anyway, this is a warning  to me. I want to keep my senses, so  the Lyle mystery must go overboard."  And he flung, photographs, papers and  -clew3=beariiig-orr-*=-*t!rcricniniiTa'l*s~diiap^  pearance Into the fire. The professor nnd  his son sat silent for 11 few minutes' after  Lord's departure. The old man. was  afraid to speak, nnd l Wilhelm seemed  deep in thought.  "Well, what do you think of the test?"  snid the son, in a low tone. "Will it  ever be possible for anyone to recognize  Jr Ganz, the 'cello player, Winthrop Lyle,  tlio condemned murderer?"  "You have proved il, inipossiblc," suid  tho professor, "but, great heaven, what  11 risk to run!" ���������  "It is the first nnd Inst, father. I.  could not resist this supreme chance to;  test my own success. And what a triumph!   Good-night."���������"Ainslee's."'  Curious Bits of New3.  "Bill" Porter, a Maryville fireman, has  a dog which has adopted a wolf/says the  Kansas City "Journal." Three young  wolves which were found on a farm near  Ravenwood were placed with her own  pup3, and she immediately accepted them  as members of her family, and began  treating them iu the most motherly  fashion. Two of the wolves have been  stolen, but the dog is still caring for the  third.  A sensational trial at Moscow has resulted in Judge Vladimir de llatzuk being condemrred to servo for three years  as a common soldier for burglary and  arson. Needing money, he had broken  into a neighbor's house, and, with the  skill of an expert burglar, had forced  open the safe. After taking away money  enough to meet immediate requirements,  he concluded by setting fire to the house.  As the judge is a nobleman, tlie sentence  must be sanctioned by the Czar before it  can be enforced.  The only direct descendant of Robert  Burns is a clerk in a Chicago shipping  oflice. He is Robert Burns Hutchinson,  mid his descent from the poet Is unquestioned. His mother, Sarah Burns,  was a daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel  James Glencairn Burns, the third son of  Robert Burns and Jean Armour. Mr.  Hutchinson will be forty-eight this year.  He was born at Cheltenham, but crossed  the water in 1891, when he married Miss  Mabel Burnand. Their little daughter,  Dorothea Burns Hutchinson, is the next  in the straight line from the poet.  A 01 days' fast has been accomplished  in India by a religious mendicant. Thc  only nourishment taken was thc sour  whey of curdled milk, which the Jain  was strong enough to procure for himself  during the fast, although on the last day  his veins were swollen, and he could only  speak with effort. Throughout his life  tho man has been accustomed to'stern  asceticism, living only on bread, yellow  rice, and this whey, and last.year he abstained for 80 days. He hns a large number of followers, but, unlike most Hindoo devotees, receives neither fees no-  presents.  Some fifteen years ago a A7irgini'!  gentleman purchased in Alexandria.  Egypt, from a native who had found_.it  in the wall of a building broken dm inp  a conflagration, what appeared to be si  mass of corroded copper weighing twentx  pounds. It was kept as a hearth ornament, until recently it was found to consist of about 500 Roman coins, struck in  the days of the early Caesars. Professor Dunnington of the University of  Virginia finds that the coins contain one  part of .silver to four of copper, but  when dipped in acid a part of the copper  disappears, leaving a silvery surface,  which "wears" as a white metal. He believes the coins passed for silver. The  mass had become encrusted with a double  skin of malachite and of red oxide of  copper, and remarkable changes had  gone on within, although the lettering  and the dates remained legible.  The quaint annual ceremony, centuries  old, in honor of the "Biddcnden maids"  took place recently, according to the  London "Chronicle," in that quiet Kentish village, which for once was crowded  with visitors on foot, on bicvcles, and in  motor cars. The "maids"' were born together in the year 1100, and were joined  together at the hips and nt the shoulders. Thus they lived for thirtv-four  years, and then died together. "Thev ,  were noted for their charity, and bv their  will they left a piece of la'nd, which has |  'THIS DCG HAD TRAVELED.  n*     Bad   A1>������    lif-rii     in   Touch    Wlllr  Ko. ully Such   ������* il    VrH*.  There were several   sincere   mouris*  ers at a funeral tbat   took   place   a������  Lowell last week.    There was a littl<  coffin, and in it a traveler w'ao in hO  day had been   in tcuch with   royalty  (The body ln  the cotTHn  was that of ������  dog, born thirteen years ago under tn������  shade of the trees near the royal vest*  dence in the Sandwich   l**l.inds.     lh������  dog was a rat-and-t.in. and Mrs. .lohl  D. Gilmore.of Oil Cenrial A'reet owned  him.    Mrs.  Gilmcre  was  for yeart  connected with   tbe Donlnis   bouthold  in Honolulu.    She krrew all Ur? b:ack  ��������� blng6 and queens for twenty yeana or  m-fore.    The dog  was a great favorite  with  Queen  Emma, and  the dethroned Queen Lll often paired Denny, the  dog, on the head nnd bold him ln ber  ���������arms'.    I>jnny had made the trip between San    Francisco    and    Honolulu  four times with'his mistress, and he  has crcecd the conttnent between Lowell and San Francisco    Jour    times.  Mrs. Gllmore was a stewardess on the  Pacific steamers after    ehe    left   th*  Honolulu   court and   the dog   accom*  panled her on all  her travels for the  past  thirteen  years.    He   v/.*i������< known  to many people in different -cities aud  to railroad men  he    was a    fanilllat  figure.   For some time past Denny suN  fered from heart failure.    He faiutea  frequently and his vigor    dtm'iilsned.  Mrs. Gllmore tried to prolong his lite  because she was very much attachea  to him and because of his greix Int'.lllJ  gence.   Yesterday   morning   she   waa  hurrying up  stairs when  Denny    ran  after her  and  barked    a    warning, ���������  trick Mr.  Gilmore had  taught  bim tc  perform   when   Mrs.   Gilmor;  hurried.1  It was his last bark.   Immediately* he  fell down and it was seen that hc was  dying.   The dog did not last rong after  that.    It does not matter where '.ad  grave is.    The dead  dog was dr������s?ed  in bis best blanket    and bis    ucwert  collar,  and  the "coffin   that  ho'ds  his  little body is marked  with his name  and age.    Mre, Gllmore, in    telling a  ijeporter    about    the i funeral,    said:  "This dog has been with me constantly  for thirteen  years, over thousands of  miles of sea and land, 3n rough storms,  and ln   various   hard   places.     Some  people may think I am foolish to feel  so badly over his   death but I   can't  help It.   I am sorry he is dead, and by  burying his body ln a safe place,   eo  that there may  be  no  danger of the  bone man getting him, I do only what  X consider proper."      j r, :**^,- /  -(Thnt Can Yon OtTtor*,  Geologists- believe Greenland ier  be a mass of land nearly covered by  perpetual enow, with interlacing sliders of vast extent. Of the character1  of soil thus hidden from the sight and  use of man little is known, but ages  hence, through the marvelous processes and forces of nature this great  covering of ice and snow may disappear, the frigid cold be tempered, populous cities arise and the. seeds scattered by the tiller of the soil return,  abundant harvests.      Man  may . learn;-...  -,      i lessons from nature every day, and in  ���������nnce increased beyond its original value   them  find  the knowledge of    how to-  move and  triumph  in   bis own  little -  ephere.      Nature   buries ;���������. no   talents;  though she sometimes hides them, ehe*  still uses and multiplies them    away,  (rom the weak sight of puny mortals.*.  It Is not a etep from  the sublime to*  the ridiculous fo apply the teachings  of nature to  the affairs of men.    To  tbe workman ln the mill, to tbe states-  man in the forum,  and to the    mer*  chant in the mart these lessons- come  to point out the pathways to -success;'  and to achieve the latter all the pow-*  ers of man must be employed and displayed,  for;   the  world    must    know  of forty guineas a year, to provide on a  certain day bread "and cheese for the  poor and cakes for strangers who come  to the parish. On this day a huge crowd  of. strangers gathered to see two hundred  loaves and two hundred pounds of cheese  handed, by the churchwardens from a  window In the old workhouse, and struggled. or bargained afterward for the  jakes stamped with a picture of the  'maids.''  A Plumbing Expert.  Aghast, the master plumber views the  work of his subordinate.    The  bunglin"  ������������������'���������lirL^lefn,^-'11 hi3 :i������rk-0i,n;i*m ���������������������>��������� individual can offer for it*  MSVtre^]is^eru^nrs^M^efit*To achle- "��������������� ���������  cred tools all over the premises, neither '  is he cluttered up the floor with odd  ���������1.,'ccs of piping, while he absented him-  ��������� It for two days at sixtv cents an hour.  -Oreat balls of fire!" yells the master  . uriiber   "Have you no regard for prc-  -"���������sronol ethics!    Will  vou never learn  ������������������y thing?" *  Seizing an    axe    and   r. hammer,  hs  ���������mashes   the   plastering   from   the  wall ,  iiid^w-renchos ten feet of pipejoose, per*J  :riitting*=t!ie-~(*s-rapin^vatw"lo~llood~tHe^  may  labor in tbe dark; but mankind must  have the achievements, whether they,'  b*������ those of the inventor or of the mer.  chant with his well stocked emporium*'  dwelling. Witb deft, steady strokes be  loans up the floor of two rooms and  drops a pair of ten-pound pincers into a  cloisonne vase in thc roonr beneath.  "There!" he says, with a sigh of relief  nnd satisfaction. "That looks more workmanlike, anyway."  Cro-ir And Chnmrlrnn.  TA few days ago the  vacant ground!  in  Monastery  Road  Quarter, oppoeitt  to U Shwe Tha's house, was the sceno  of an Interesting fight between a crow  A smart-shower 6t~  insects    of    which  Candor.  A Careless Chemistry Chap.  A Jolly young chemistry tough,  "Willie mixing a compounded stuff.  Dropped a match ln the via.1,  jAnd after a while���������  They found hiB front teeth and one cull  ���������"Powder Magazine."  A Wish of Peace.  Give me a book, and arr arbored nook  With the soul of thc wood Imbued;  A vista of blue, the branches through;  The forest music���������and solitude.  ���������L. H. Gebhard  In -marriage notices done by country  papers the bride ahv.iys "looks charm-  ���������f'j;," no matter how she is "got up" orr  ��������� ,'iat her color is. To look charming is  Uro aim and delight of ull brides at the  critical moment of crossing the "Bridge  nf  Sighs," and   the   country   chronicler  ���������            ��������� ���������������,   dure not say they looked nuy other w-.iy. cees, in which tbe chameleon ������howed  A bit of candor" like this ("from a Mis- the more intrepidity. The crow never  souri journal) once in a while would be stacked his enemy In the face, but al<  refreshing: I :   ���������........     .-���������-    --   ^ErTd^^cfiameleon."  rain caused the  chameleons are so fond to come out  from their boles, and when the rain  ajated a chamelon came down from  a tree close by and began to make  havoc among the Insects. At the same  time a crow came there, and while  devouring his hearty meal like tat  chameleon came in contact witb tho  latter, and a battle ensued. Tfctj  crow, not daring to attack his enemy  face to face, pecked tb������> tatter's tall,  and he In return received a smart blta  somewhere about the neck from tha  reptile. Thus the battle continued fori  about half an hour witb varying sue-!  The Kiss.  A kiss is a peculiar proposition. Of  no use to one, yet absolute bliss to two.  The small boy gels it for nothing, the  young man has to steal it, and the old  man has to buy it. The baby's right, the  lover's privilege, the hypocrite's mask.  To a young girl,.faith; to a married woman, hope; and to an old maid,.'charity.  ���������Nashville "Banner."  ing  "Harried ��������� TMiss Sylvia Khades to  James Carn.iharn, la3t Saturday afternoon. The bride is nn ordinary local  girl, who doesn't know any more tban a  rabbit about cooking, and .never hcl|>ed  hor poor mother three days in her life.  She is not a beauty, by any nioans,' nnd  has a gait like a fat duck. . Tho gloom is  well known here as an up-to-date loflfu;  ways pecked the tall, and by thla  means at an opportunity he carried  away bl9 courageous enemy, with 9  ���������"caw! caw!" of triumph. ���������l  -*-*o-|-rer of Krn*;^r������ir*C'*iia-iil  County Clery   Morgan    of : Bedford  county, Kentucky   has the Krag-Jor-  has been living off the 'old folks ali his   (Sensen gun which hia brother   Harry  life, and don't amount to anything no-   Irou-jht from Porto Rico.   The gun la  1.���������    They will have a hard life while    fuaranteed to the government to shoot  how.  they live together, and wc hasten to ex  tend absolutely no ��������� .xigratulationa, for  *we don't believe :irr> good can oome of  such a union."  Ethel���������How did you think' the bride  looked? Grnce���������Oli, remarkably well-  groomed.���������"Harvard ".ampoon."  "What on earth is to become ot the  Sparks familv, I worid*>.r." "Why, what's  the trouble with '.*.rrr;" "All hit heavy  by the new food craze. Went over the  other mornin' nnd found 'em at breakfast���������grandmother eatin' Blank's Pood,  Sparks' wife tacklrrr' Dobb's Cereal, and  the children divided between ten different brands." "And where was the old  man?" "In the stable, eatin' a bale 0������  iaT.������_r-*'Xit-Bit8."  iccurately 1,800 yards, but It will shoot  ;hree or four miles. Mr. Morgan, wltl>  several others, tested the shooting  inalitles of this death-dealer the other  lay. They went down In a valley back  if Bedford and fired at a blacx locuat  :ree six feet In circumference, tha  sail going through, struck a rock oa  he side of the bill a glancing lick,  md went two or three feet ln tha  ���������round. It waa also fired at a solid  tycamdre tre?. much larger than tha  tfcust, with Uie same result..  i*������ \  A BAD  TOOTH  BRUSH  Hit  I my  VsiKlllv  li  lifef a '&.  Wllfll    ViJ  it. Tlia  failiiiii in tlie  f|V������itli J! r u s h  Jiusiiir.-****., a n <1  its tin* lviisoii  why piMiplt'jiay  a jiotul jirhrt* for  a jicmr l-rush.  \Vc havo some;  they cost 2Tu\  aml will -jjive  sat isf a rt io u  whfii tliu tost  conies.      Matlc  I������y   t hi'   hi* S t  makers and will  ���������suit ymi.  WE KEEP THE BE8T  Canada Drug & Book Go  -Ladies rain coats, Reid & Young,  shoes,   Reid  MARRIED  ITnwAiiD.-'-Dc.vi'AN���������At Taeoma, nn  Monday, Sept. -*Hst, Edward Kcl-  ward.s to -Mis." Mautha Duncan, both  of this city.  LOCALISMS  Fax tomorrow night.  Bo sure arrd hear Fax.  Fax!     Fax!!     FAX!!!  Don't forgot Fax the Funmaker.  ���������Owlet* .your anthracite coal from H.  N. Coursier.  Horace Manning went solith Tuesday morning.  Ex-mayor Clute, of Rossland, was in  the city on Tuesday.  ��������� \V. .T. Curry, Resident Bontist, over  Bews' Drug store.  ~J. AV. McCallum lias returned  from  the coast.  Tho   great   Conadian    comedian   is  Jim Fax.  The city council  hold   tlieir regular  meeting tomorrow evening.  Fax   Concert   Co., Opera House, tomorrow night.  Mr. and Mrs. J.  D. Sibbald  left on  Sunday ou a holiday visit to Banff.  Good  jokes in   Canada*'rnre usually  statements of Fax.  3frs. "Win. Sibbald left   on   Sunday  for Onion Lake, near Edmonton.  Ed. Dupont left on Sunday on a two  weeks trip to Halcyon Hot Springs.  dav  ���������See our boys school  Young.  Anniversary services of the Epworth  League will be held next Sunday  morning and evening in the Methodist church.  A transfer of license for the Reception Hotel, Camborne, from A. Evans  to Heavenei- arrd Boyd was granted  the other day.  Special Harvest Thanksgiving services will be held in St. Peter's Church  on Sunday, Sept. 27th. Appropriate  music and decorations.  A party of three Pittsburg gentlemen returned on Tuesday from the  Bend where they have heen hunting.  '15. A. Bradley acted as cicerone.  Tlie next regular meeting of the  Ladies Auxiliary of the Hospital will  be held in Selkirk Hall at li p.m. on  Tuesday, Sept. 20th.  Winnipeg Daily Tribune���������Mi*. James  Fax is, without doubt, one of the best  humorists on the continent. His  quick changes of character and costume are really admirable.  II. J. Bourne and Mrs. Bourne returned yesterday from a two months  visit to Victoria. Mr. Bourne, the  Herald is pleased to say, is much  improved in health.  St.   Thomas   Times*  once caught the   popul,  A MINISTERIAL TRIUMPH  (Continued from Page 1.)  iirritable comicalities, and every time  he appeared had to respond to double  and triple encores.  pressing regret that the invitation to  attend Rev. B. I*\ Wilson's meeting  had not been accepted by the other  candidates he resumed his seat getting  a good shore of applause frmu not only  his adherents hut many others who  applaud a good speech however wrong  the point of view expressed may be.  The final speaker was then called upon  by the chairman and  HON.   A.   S.   GOODKV1S  was given a magnificent reception on  stepping to the front. He first expressed the thanks of the Government  for the cordial greeting given him and  spoke of the prosperity apparent in  Revelstoke which augured well for the  future of the city and district. (Applause.) He was glad to see such a  large audience present despite the unpleasant weatherand was very pleased  also to notice the large number of  ladies. He had, he said, listened  with pride nnd pleasure to the speech  of the candidate Mr. Taylor, (hear,  hear) and wits sure that when tlie  votes were counted thab gentleman  would be found at the head of the poll.  (Cheers). He did not propose to deal  with local issues at any length, but  would discuss the platform and policy  of the present Government.  Regarding  Mr.  Bennett, he agreed  with some  of   the things that gentleman said, but were they any relief for  T _       .   the present standing of British Colum-  -James   Fax nt   bia \vhjch all much regretted.   Party  av favor by in-1 gOViel,n,nent,   thus  far, had been the  ���������Our fall milliner;*; opening one  next week, Reid & Young.  D. O. Lewis, lately of the C. P. R.  engineering stall", left on Friday for  Montreal..  ���������Call and see the new line of Brussels  carpets at R. Howson & Co's Furniture  store. .  The Salvation Army have been holding harvest thanksgiving services recently.  ���������Om* fall'millinery opening one day  next week, Beie & Young.  E. E. Adair has commenced work on  the manse adjoining the Presbyterian  church...  ��������� Iron Beds! Iron Beds! Sanitary  Mai trasses! at R. Howson & Co's.  Business is booming in the Big Bend.  The "Revelstoke** had to make an  exti-a trip last Thursday.  ���������Choice Creamery butter, in 1 lb.  14 lbs, 2S lbs. and 50 lbs, packages, at  C B. Hume & Co.  Mr. .T. F. McNeill of Pingston creek  was in the city for a few days last  week.  ���������If vou want to edjoy your bath, use  Lily "White Floating Soap. To be had  at C. B. Hume & Co.  Hon. A. S. Goodeve ai-rived in town  on Tuesday and went down to Rossland yesterday morning.  Chief Boiler Inspector Peck held an  examination for engineers at the Court  House on Monday a'nd Tuesday.  A carload   of Gypsies'went through  on   Tuesday's  No." 2.    Chief Bain had  _pul_them o'n.the cars for begging.  E. A. IJatfgeii addressed a meeting  at Salmon Arm on Monday evening.  lie had a rather unfavorable recepiion.  Hon. Chas. Wilson passed through  the city on Tuesday en route* to the  Okanagiin. He reports political prospects bright-  Mrs. Creeliuair gave a farewell reception vestc-i-day after-noon to Miss  I-'ord ai.d'.Miss Ca'inplx-11 of the hospital staff who aie leaving the city.  Marry congratulations are being  showered orr Mr. and Mi-*-. Ed. Edwards, of this city, who were married  in Tacoma on .Monday.  There- lias been no settlement of the  Blacksmiths' strike yet though it i.s  understood that matters will be fixed  up at an early dale.  Ottawa Citizen ��������� Misr Bella Fax  made a most favorable impression  upon her first appearance here. Her  voice is one of wide range, arrd she  sings with rare sympathy and charm.  ���������Willi Jim Fax tomorrow niglrt,  ���������"We have Iron beds, all kinds, to suit  all purses, we buy from the best firm  in Canada, we will guarantee they  don't give you a drop the first time  you ge'l into them, John li, Wood.  Chas. Deutschmanri shot an enormous grizzly near Glacier-last week.  The head measured IS inches from  level of ears to snout. 82 inches in circumference and 11 inches from ear to  ear and weighed 2*1} pounds. The hide  measured Si"feet long by 7A feet wide.  Old tiinei-s say this is the largest bear-  ever killed in the mountains. Mr.  jjeutsclnnann also killed a black bear-  and with bis partner, Mr. W. King,  brought a hind quarter arrd the hide  jo town.  Mr. J. N. Monteith, of McGuigan,  and partner of J. G. Macdonald in the  firm of Macdonald and Monteith here  was in Revelstoke for a coupie of days  last week.  The auction sale at the. Salvation  Army barracks arranged for. Tuesday  has been postponed until.this evening,  when a good time is promised to all  who attend.  All thoso interested in the study of  the life of the life and labours of  William Shakespeare are cordially invited to the Rectory of St. Peter's  Church on Thursday evening, Oct 1st,  at 8 o'clock.  Another example of J. W. Bennett's  ignorance of the law of British Columbia was his endeavour to put up a  cheque for his deposit on nomination  day. Why does not some one start a  political kindergarden for hiin."  How fin-., the Mail gives the news is  shown by its ignorance of the appointment of A. S. Goodeve as Provincial  Secretary. After his appointment it  printed an editorial regarding a vacancy that didn't exist.  "Arrangements are being made to  induce Jim Fax to given* second concert here on Saturday evening. This  will be good news, especially to "ex-  Ontarians and others who have hud  the pleasure of hearing him before.  Last Thursday's edition of the Kamloops ''Standard"' had a. four page  supplemeiitembellished with many fine  half torres. It was an admirable advertisement of the ranching, mining and  other resources of the vicinity.  The meeting called for Friday evening to discuss library matters did not  eventuate owing to the many other  attractions. It is probable the subject  will be held in abeyance until after  elections.  Rev. Ben. F. "Wilson, of California,  delivered a couple of lectures on  Thursday and Friday evenings under  the auspices of the Socialist Local of  Revelstoke. There was a good attendance. J. XV. Bennett occupied the  chair.  Toronto Globe, July 4.���������A pleasant  variation and a most happy feature of  the programme was the monologue by  Miss Ethel Schofield, introducing  various dances, which were performed  in a manner which was beauty and  grace itself.���������With Jim Fax tomorrow  night.  ���������If your are short of one of those  tasty pieces of Furniture just necessary  to complete a room, we can supply it  for you whether it is a stylish Rocker,  Centre Table, afternoon Tea Table,  Morris chair*, what not or any thing  else in the Furniture line. Come and  let us sell you one of our buffets, the  very latest, we can make arragements  with you. John E. Wood, the People's  Furniture House.  Rev. XV. E. Christmas of Divine  healing fame who has caused so much  excitement in different parts of the  Dominion=by-=the-rernark:ible-cases*of-  healing by the laying on of his hands  will be in Revelstoke in October when  he expects to hold evangelistic services.  The latest remarkable cases of healing  effected are Mrs.R. McCreedy, of Grand  View. Man., who was suffering with a  broken back, and Mrs. Thos. Gowan,  of Broakdale, Man., who had been  lame for 21 years. While here Mr.  Christmas will see any sick. No  charge is made.  Telephone���������IS.  j.|tr.,i^->/  SyT^f"  Toilet Soaps  _SEE OUR WINDOW.  Kvery .sor! sold, and Ihat means  every sorl that's good. This  week we are making a special  sale of high class Toilet Soaps  very altractive prices.  WALTER  BEWS,  l-lirn. IS., DnrRglHl and Stationer.  Next door to the Hume Klnc*..  only   good   form   of government discovered and  it was his hope to see it  established   once  and   for all  in this  province.     (Hear,  hear.)   The theory  of   Socialism   was   an evolution from  primeval   times  to the 19th  century  and was the outcome of  the old form  of  despotism, might over   right and  strength over physical force. This had  further developed into government by  intellect which found its highest form  in   party government.   (Cheers.)   Socialism   was   a   theory and had never  been actually tried and it would not be  a good experiment for British Columbia to indulge in.    (Applause.)   He did  not  intend   to blame   either   of   the  great parties fpr past errors in provincial   affairs;   both   had     made   many  errors   and   that   was   the reason the  Conservatives   had purged party lines.  They had met in Revelstoke lust year,  long before the dissolution, and decided upon this course which he was sure  the majority of the  electorate approved of.     Through  the interference of a  kind   Providence     the    Conservative  partv   was   in   power   (laughter) and  appealed for the suffrages of the voters  on October   3rd.      As this was the inception of party lines here it was only  just,   to trace shortly the history ..of  Conservatism   in    Dominion ".politics.  The  flrst  to    advocate   bringing the  scattered provinces   together into one  glorious Dominion  was the Conservative.party and when the  issue became  a living one it was   decided   to form a  'coalition*0with-'those   Liberals     who  believed in "confederation.    As a result  the "Liberal-Conservative   party, wns  formed and  the  word Liberal was retained, as a   tribute to the Reformers  who assisted in the fight for. Confederation. '   (Cheers.)     Also, the purchase  of the. Hudson  Bay lands wns brought  aboirt by   the   Conservative parly and  finally the  Dominion was rounded off.  after a tremendous  struggle, when in'  1872  this   Province    becaiiie. part   of  Canada.   The man who brought these  things   abont   was   Sir John A. AIuc-  donald.   a   mail   whom   all admire no  matter of what political stripe, (cheers)  British  Columbia   required a railroad  and subsidy before agreeing   to   enter  the confederation. This was supported  by the   Conservatives   and opposed by  the   Liberals   who   sard   that- Ontario  and the   Maiitime    Provinces   would  never get. over the debt incurred.   "Sir  John A." carried  the matter through  by his personal magnetism, a stroke of  genius   on the part of   the great Canadian statesman.    (Applause.)  Again, in 1876, when Canada was in  a state of industrial depression, the  Conservatives rame to the rescue and  enunciated the National Policy for the  protection of home industries. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier h<id never thought of  repealing it. These matters only  touched the hem of the garment of  Conservative policy but showed that  that party had always been just to  British Columbia.   (Cheers.)  When the elections resulted in favour of the present Government, as he  was sure they would, it was intended  to carry out a progressive programme.  It had been stated by Mr.Bennett that  no government should be under the  control of corporacions. This was perfectly right and he, the speaker, was  ahle to state that neither Mr. McBride  nor any of hi������ colleagues were bound  by any strings to any corporation  whatever. But. as soon as Mr. Mc-  Brrde'gof in-priwerr-he=recognized-^hatr  the mining industry of Kootenay.  Boundary and other plates required  railway facilities and Ire had already  arranged for the immediate construction of the Coast-Kooterray railway.  This was a stroke of genius and the  ministry wns lucky in having a man of  such strength of purprrse behind lhem.  (Cheers.) That strength was never  better shown than when, without even  consultinghis constituents*, he stepped  down nnd out of the Dunsmuir Cabinet on a question of principle. (Hear,  hear.)  Before he, the speaker, was asked lo  join the cabinet his colleagues Irad  stated franklyand fairlytheir position.  Mr, Bennett was quite right in stating  that, in the past, funds hnd been provided by great corporations, but there  was no question like that now. Tliey  had decided to appeal to the people on  Ihe merits. Tbey proposed, if there  was not enough money to pay the  necessary expenses, to let the people  elect Liberals. "But." continued Mr.  Goodeve, "as T stand here as a member ot lhe British Columbia ministry I  can declnre that when we are elected  there will rrot be a single corporation  that has any hold on thc McBridi/  government-" (Applause.) "VVea.sk  for support nn principle, and, if sustained, will give yon a government  that will be a credit t.o the Province  and every section of it."   (Cheers.)  Mr. Bennett bad hiadc ft.statement  regarding the employment of Orientals  in coast mines, but, he had not, dune il,  fairly. The McBride government pro-  nosed toer.f-irce the Act if it could be  done���������ii" not to amend it and make it,  capable of enforcement. Thc Attorney  General, Mr. iMcPb-Ilips. had gone t.o  work at once, applied for an injuction  and obtained it. "When the matter  enme up before Mr. Justice Irving he  had put a strange construction orr the  Act and said that Chinese could only  be prohibited if they were a "danger  to the public" uot merely when a menace to their fellow workmen underground. What had Mr. McPhillips  done? He might have said "I have  done all 1 could." But no. Already  he had appealed to the Full Court and  will not rest, until given a favorable  decision. (Cheers.) While on this  matter he. the speaker, wished to  point out that. Sir Wilfrid Laurier had  promised in 1SU0 to remedy the Mongolian evil but until this year nothing  had been done. And even then the  Ace did not come into force until next  year and more Chinese were now  streaming in to the Province than ever  before. This was how the Liberals  dealt.    (Applause.)  As to lhe government's railway policy���������  he did not agree with many details regarding the Grand Trunk Pacific, but,  once it was decided upon, it was necessary to act immediately. The Government had got together at once and asked  Sir Wilfrid Laurier to add a clause in thc  till that no Chinese or Japs be employed  in construction and also that work be  commenced on the Pacific Coast as soon  as on the Atlantic. (Applause). The  McHridc ministry were keeping their  finger on the pulse of public opinion and  knew all would welcome these amendments if placed in the Act. It would  mean that large portions of the necessary  supplies would be bought in British Columbia and that the miners of the interior  would have transportation facilities years  before would otherwise be the case.  (Cheers). I  As to the Great Northern Messrs. I  McBride and Green met Mr. Hill's  representative in Seattle and sard "no  land bonus or grant, but we are prepared  lo give you'the necessary charter." Tlris  had been agreed,jo and the 2,000 miles of  railroad that Mr. Hill had outlined would  be built at once . That was the railroad  policy. (Applause). The platform of thc  Conservative party on that matter would  be rigidly adhered to. No railroad shall  be aided unless the Province has control  of rates. "We stand. for government  ownership and, where circumstances will  nol permit of it, absolute control of tlte  passenger and freight tariffs." (Cheers).  Coming now to the matter of government ownership of telephones. It might  be thought a small matter, but was  gradually growing. Iir Rossland, for some  time, they had Iwo telephone coin panics  and rales were reasonable. Eventually,  however, the smaller was swallowed by  the bigger and rales were doubled at  once. ��������� This acquisition would practically  test government ownership of public  utilities in this Province and the Government was prepared lo bring it aboul.  Was it not right lo start wilh smaller  matters and gradually reach a higher  ideal. That was whal the Government is  striving for.    (Tremendous applause.)  Coming now to the question ot coal  areas. . It was known that syndicates  were rushing over the country trying to  gobble them up. Thc Conservative platform said that the Government shall  reserveapprtion of every area for all  time. If. a monopoly should arise the  the Government could at*once release the  reserve and break the power of the corporation. (Chers.) Some people had  said the .scheme was not practical but lire  position had been.;.strongly endorsed by  the Provincial* Mining Association, an  institution having 7,000 members, mostly  practical miners-. *    -  'Another question was. that of better-  terms from the Dominion.* It: was not,  as Mr. Bennett said, a plank to catch  yotes, but one "the Conservative party  intended-to-carry out. Since Confederation British Columbia had put $13,500,000  more iii the .Dominion"Treasury than it  had taken out and there'was certainly  reason 10 complain. . Mr.'.'McBride, had  not waited until the election to take, up  this matter too.;: Directly he' became  Premier he communicated with R. L.  Borden, leader of the Conservative party,  and had his assurance that when thai  party came into power the matter would  be at once investigated and any injustice  done B. C. remedied at once. (Cheers.)  Of course we got ail we were entitled to  under the terms of Confederation, but  condition.-, in this Province were so much  different from those elsewhere that the  result was unfair.    (Applause.)  The fiscal policy of rhe present Government was well defined and distinct. The  revenue was nearly .-51,900,000, but for 10  years the Province had gone into debt  half a million yearly. No province could  stand that. The Governmont were determined to bring the expenditure within  the revenue. It was no easy task. Schools  alone look 8500,000 and departmental  expenses   nearly  a   million.    But the ex  penditure must be kept down and th������  McBride Government proposed to do il.  (Cheers.) For one thing lire railroads did  not pay enough towards Ilie revenue of  the Province. They are only assessed at  a revenue of $3,000 per mile. This might  liave been just in early times, but not  now, and these corporations would have  to pay much more. There were other-  matters worthy ol" mention, but the late  hour precluded his touching upon theni.  Against this policy what had the Liberals to offer? They had no leader.  There was nol a man in the House who  dared say Martin, Mclnnes or Oliver and  if any one of them were selected it would  only be after a terrible tight. (Cheers.)  They had no policy. "Can anyone having patriotic pride in this groat country  cast his ballot for such an aggregation."  (Cries of "No.")  " Let us contrast the candidates in  " Revelstoke riding wilh lhe utmost  " respect," continued Mr. Goodeve. "Mr.  " Kellie poses as au Independent-Liberal.  " II that moans anything il moans that  " while he Would rather lean lo Liberal  " tendencies if a question arose upon  " which he could not agree irr the House  " he would say 'I am greater than you  "all.' I.s he lilted lobe trusted, wishing  " power greater than the Czar, and not  " prepared to abide by the collective  " wisdom of his party."  Some people seemed to think an Independent stand was the highest, but when  analyzed wint did it mean. It meant  absence of 'all fixed principles. This  want was the cause of' tho unstable  government all were trying lo^get rid of.  This was what caused corporation rule.  (Cheers.)  The growth of Socialism had been  "slo-iy, going on from century to cen'urv.  Some of its principles might be right but  it could not come at once. It was just as  absurd a position as that of the Independents. The utmost Socialists claimed was  ton percent, of the total vote and it was  contrary to all ideas of British juslice and  majority rule through-representative government that this small minority should be  permitted to run the affairs of the Province  or attempt to do so.  "In conclusion,' continued the Provincial Secretary," why should not we do  as was done at Confederation ? Why nol  all good Liberals, and I might also say  the Socialists, urrire and form a stable  government following the evident line of  public opinion ? There is no chance of  the Liberals or Socialists gaining office,  then why noi strengthen the hands of Mr.  McBride and his ministry in "their efforts  lo secure for bur fair Province the prosperity it is entitled to. Mr. Taylor is a  loyal supporter of the present administration. Mo stands high in their esteem, lie  has his seat at the party councils and why  irot return your trusted representative  again as the member for Revelstoke  riding. Mr. Chairman, I feel assured the  electors will."    (Loud cheers).  .Mr. Goodeve then called for throe  cheers and a tiger for Thomas Taylor  which wore given with hearty goodwill  as also three cheers for His Majesty the  King. The large gathering then separated, the hour being nearly midnight, thc  majority feeling assured of Mr. Taylor's  election and thai in Hon. A. S. Goodeve  lhe Premier had a colleague of such  ability and force that he will be a tower of  strength to the Conservative administration.  D9KG STORE  H  AVIXG PURCHASED THE DRY GOODS,  iVen's !*'un*i:-lungs.* Boots and Shoes, etc.,  I am prepared to make you the best possible bargains in  these lines, and beg to solicit a continuance of the patronage extended to the old firm.  New Goods  Are Arriving  AND  BEING OPENED UP AS FAST  AS POSSIBLE  A visit to Our Stores and an inspection-of the'new-  goods, is particularly requested:  W. J. GEORGE,  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  I HIGH   CLASS I  ) ..Furniture..!  Toronto Mail and Empire -The dancing of Miss Ethel Schofield was one of  the hest features of the evening. Her  Delsaitean puses are wonderfully  graceful, and her naturally pretty face,  and. form were enhanced by gauzv  gold drapery over pale green chiffmi.  which she wore.���������With Jim Fax tomorrow night.  JIM  JIM  FAX  FAX  OPERA HOUSE  TO-MORROW   NIGHT  Just opened up two cars of Furniture. One " car contained the best goods that can be bought in Canada,  including all thc latest styles in Bedroom, Sitting Room and  Dining Room Furniture. Our second car contained cheap  Bedroom Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture.  We carry a" full and complete stock. Intending purchasers will do well to visit us;  John E. Wood,  Cabinet Making.  Upholstering.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  Picture Framing*  ���������'������������������-&*������**-K****''S****'***^  JIM FAX  JIM FAX  HOTEL VICTORIA  W. M.BROWN, Prop.  One of the best and commodious hotels in the City.  Free Bus meets ail trains.  Hourly Street Car���������Fare 10c.  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