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Array The revelstoke  y  JL.1&JD  RAILWAY    MBN'S   JOURNA  Vol    XIV: NO.  23  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,   NOVEMBER ������������, 1903  $2 OO a  Year in Advance  MARTIN  FIELD-JOHNSON  These are the days of quick merchandising ; things have their  season. To-day we .may be showing a line of goods and tomorrow  we might be entirely sold out of  them. We have always something new to show. Just now  we are showing :  SHIRTWAISTS  Among- them are pome very  pretty novelties in White  Alpaca and Mohair Waists.  LADIES' GLOVES  Novelties in Kid, Suede, silk  lined While Washing Gloves,  etc.  LADIES' NECKWEAR  A very swell showing of new  and up-to-date Collars, irr  Silk Lace, Battenburg Braid  Collars, so.ne verv line ones.  DRESS MATERIALS  Donegal. Tweeds in mixed  colors, the best material  shown at present for a Tailored Costume.  See our Dressmaking  Department if you intend  having a Costume made at  this season.  SILKS    SILKS  Japan Wash Silks for Waists  at 35c. These a e the Best  Quality arrd most perfect  colors made irr this Serviceable Silk. Tliey are worth  500., but we make the special  price 35C  FLANNELETTE  Here is a stock we always  keep full and can show you  most anything al 5c, 8c. and  toe. in light and dark  colors.  RUBBERS  AND   OVERSHOES  We. are headquarters for  Rubbers and Overshoes come  to us for your needs.  LACE CURTAINS  New Point de. Paris, Swiss  Point and Bon Femme, Curtains.  MILLINERY AND   DRESSMAKING  . -ON SECOND FLOOR.  PARLORS  o.  Libel Suit the Aftermath of  Bye-Election in Vancouver-  Fighting Joe Claims He was  Libelled.  (From Our Own Currcupuiiilent.)  n Vancouver. Nov. 24.��������� Joseph Martin has laid an information foreriininal  libel against J. G. Field-Johnson, it  veal estate agent of this city, in respect  of a letter which appeared under the  norrr do plume "Siseiuen" in the  "Ledger" of the 17th instant. Several  statements in the letter are objected  to, tho most important being a paragraph  reading:  "This man was ejected from the  Manitoba Government by .Mr. Green-  way not so much for political misconduct tis for doing that which no  honorable man would be guilty of."  The complaint, was laid before- J. A.  Russell, Police Magistrate, and Martin  claims that the statements made are  "exposing him to public hatred, contempt und ridicule." His solicitors  state that he is determined to fight  the matter to the bitter end. There  were stories round during the 1000  election about mysterious early morn-  'ng visits paid by Mr. Martin to Great  Northern officials in Winnipeg but no  one took particular notice of theni.  If I remember rightly N. F. Huge!,  late of Winnipeg, fathered the statements Imt of course nothing is known  upon what Mr. Johnson's allegations  are based and the impending prosecution is creating no little excitement.  A good many hold-ups have taken  place here recently and several arrests  made. Two men, one "Terrible" Reagan the prize lighter, and Griffiths  have been committed for trial. Another pugilist, Kid Chamberlain, was  discharged for want, of evidence.  famous by Ada Rehnn and shows  Shakespeare 111 his best. The plot  deals.*as the title suggests, with the  tinning of this termagant of a woman  by Petrtichio. His love for her, however, is apparent all through the action  but it is disguised under seeming  roughness until, to use the vernacular',  he "makes her dance to his music,"  which he . literally does. The play  abounds in witty sayings aiid laughable action and will be a great surprise to those who have only seen  Shakespeare's well known tragedies  and comedies of 11 somewhat stately  nature. The play will he preceded by  a curtain raiser "The Turquoise."  Of "Richelieu," to ho produced on  Friday, it is unnecessary to say anything. LordLytton's well known play  was produced here last spring by Mr.  Nelson mid showed liim at his best.  With new scenery and costumes it  should prove even more enjoyable and  we strongly recommend everyone in  Revelstoke who* admires good plays  well staged and performed to miss  neither evening.  PROVINCIAL  LEGISLATURE  I  Opened By Lieutenant-Governor���������Record Attendance of  Visitors���������Synopsis of King's  Speech���������New Officials.  rfri i^*i r^i ifri t't'i i*t*i i*l*i jit*.! ���������t't'i ������*^** '*���������-*"���������-��������� -'"���������-������������������*���������' ''������������������������������������*'- *"**������������������ **^'1 ***** "'**-��������� ***** *'*'' ****-��������� '^ '^* '^* ���������*^i> -'-fr' "fr-  I.JI **\v l*v **v l*l' l*y l*y %* *p *X> '4.1 ,������t-1 l4.J l-P l+l *4* l+l lV XV ,+l lV l+l lV *V "' '4-1  UNLOADED THIS WEEK I  Shakespearian Society.  A well attended meeting was held  at St. Peter's ��������� Rectory on Tuesday  evening when the study of'"Much ado  about Nothing" was concluded. Next  week"Macbeth" Will be commenced  for which the following reading cast  has been arranged:  Duncan  Malcolm   .  Donnlbahi   .  Macbeth   .  Bauqtio        .  Macduff   .  Lennox  Ross  Menteith  Angus  Caithness   .  Flennce   .  Siward  Young Siward  Seyton  Boy (Son to Macduff)  English Doctor'  -Mi*. Coursier  '.       .     Mr. Miller  .   Mr. Macdonald  .   Mr. Wilson  Mr. Hagger  Mr. Humphreys  .   Mr. Ariirm  Rev. Mr. Procunier  .   Mr. Jessop  .       .       Mr. Limit)  Mr. Jones  .    ���������  Mrs. Lawrence  Mrs. Coursier  Miss Valentine  Rev. Mr. Procunier  Macdonald-McKinnon.  The wedding of Mr. J. G. Macdonald,  the well known merchant of this city  and Miss Minnie McKinnon, of Sandon, at the latter ..place' on Tuesday  wa.s an important event inits social  history. Tbe bride is one of thc most  popular young ladies of the gulch city  and Mr. -Macdonald, since his removal  here, has made many friends who will  shower, hearty congratulations'when  he and his bride arrive from the soutii  this evening. High mass .Was celebrated after the solemnization of the  marriage ceremony. John Macdonald,  a cousin of the groom, acted as best  man and the bride's sister, Miss Agnes  McKinnon, as bridesmaid.  HICHBINDERS  SUSPECTED  THE SUCCESSFUL  HOSPITAL BALL  Of. the Murder of Charlie Sing-  at Steveston���������Satisfaction at  Re-election of Hon. Charles  Wilson.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Vancouver, Nov. 21.���������The murder  of Charlie Sing, at. Steveston, is still  engiging the attention of both the  ^local.and^provinciaLpolice.^JTtJvilLJie-  remeinberedthat he accused the secret  organization known as the Highbinders of threatening his life and later  investigation has shown that he informed A. W. Mcintosh, chief of  police at Steveston, of almost the  exact hour of his execution. It was  at first thought the Japanese had  something to do with it hut it is now  practically- certain that they... are  innocent although one member of that  race has been formally placed under  arrest in addition to the two. Chinese  mentioned in previous correspondence.  Provincial Superintendent JHussey has  taken the caso up vigorously and discovered that Charlie Sing was, with  out doubt, a member of the Highbinder organization. The excuse given  for his killing is that he gave evidence  to the police that resulted in a big  successful gambling raid on Dupont  street here, but that is deemed to be  merely an excuse. It is thought that  there was some other reason that, up  to the present,has not been discovered.  The Chinese have, however, taken  the bull by the horns and commenced  tlie prosecution of the Jap, Tumasaki,  for the murder. ��������� He was before Stipendiary Magistrate Alexander yesterday and today but the hearing was  adjourned for a week, Mr. C. B. Mac-  Neil), acting for the private prosecution, stating he was unable to produce  his witnesseg. The friends of accused  -state they will produce .evidence to  .startle Chinatown when the bearing  is resumed and state they will conclusively prove the deed was done by  Chinamen hired by tbo Highbinders.  They do not think Taniasaki will be  even committed for trial.  Great satisfaction is felt in tho city  at the re-election of Hon. Charles  Wilson by a largely increased majority and "the best elements of both  ���������shades of political opinion agree that  his return will much assist in restoring stable government.. The business  community, in particular, evidently  gave him practically unanimous support.  Held Friday Evening in the  Opera House ��������� Supper was  Particularly Good���������A Financial Success.  The Annual Bull held in the Opera  House last Friday under the auspices  of the Ladies' Hospital Guild was  even a more pronounced success than  previous ones and the ladies are to be  'lieal-til^coiTgro^  ance was not finite its large as last  year but in other respects everything  was splendid. A new supper" room  had been provided by Manager Tap  ping and full advantage was taken by  tlic'lndies of this improvement. The  supper was under the supervision of  Mesdames Kilpatrick and Clark who  were ably assisted by Mrs. Urqtihiu-t.  Music was supplied by the Independent Band and supper extras were  ������layed by Mesdames McCarter and  litigate, Miss Cliffe and Messrs. Kirk  and Smythe. The floor was in first  class condition and all present enjoyed  themselves immensely. Many visitors  were present, among them being Miss  Richardson, of Kamloops; Messrs. M.  Carlin and H. G. Parson, of Golden;  Mrs. Ludgate, of Arrowhead; "Jas.  Taylor, of the steamer Rossland and  Capt. Bacher, of Nakusp. Mr. XV. R.  Beattie, of the Arrowhead Lumber Co.  atoned for his absence by a donation  of $10.  Special mention must be made of  the supper, to which the ladies had  devoted particular attention. All the  delicacies of the season were provided  and full advantage was taken of the  kitchen etc.. attached to the new supper room. We regret exigencies of  space prevent our referring at length  to the ladies' costumes which were  extremely beautiful. It is understood  that financially the ball was all that  could be desired.  Cameron ��������� Grant.  There was a pretty home wedding  at the residence of Mrs. H. A. Brown,  Victoria road, on Tuesday evening  when JErwin A. Cameron, of Sandon,  was united in marriage to Miss Jennie  Grant, daughter of Mr. P. R. Grant,  of South Branch, Glengarry, Ont. The  bride-groom is an ex-alderman of  Finch County, Out., and for three  years has filled the same position in  Sandon, of whicli thriving burg he is  one of the most progressive citizens.  The nuptial knot was tied bv Rev. W.  C. Calder, of this city. Two brothers  of the bride, Messrs. Duncan and  Donald Grant, of Silverton, were  present at the ceremony and Miss  McRiie. of Revelstoke, acted as bridesmaid. The bride is one of the most  popular young ladies of Glengarry and  was the recipient of numerous mementoes fronijit^nnwyfriends^^^^^  Mrs. Procunier  Mr. Hooley  Scotch   Doctor.  Soldier . . '." 'Mr. Macdonald  Porter ., . . Mr. Humphreys  Old Man . . . . Mrs. Bews  Lady Macbeth . '������������������ . Miss Hall  Jjady Macduff . ���������*'". , . Mrs. Holten  Hecate ...       .     Mrs. Brown  First Witch ; * - . '-* . Mrs. Jessop  Second Witch . . Mrs. Sibbald  Third Witch . . . Mrs. Haggen  Mr. Harold Nelson will- give an  Address to the members of above  society on "How to study Shakespeare" on Friday or.Saturday afternoon. Notice will be given to members  as to time and place of meeting.  KANGAROOS  IN SESSION  Cause Unlimited Fun at the  Eagle Entertainment���������J. W.  Bennett Executed ��������� Mayor  and Aldermen Fined.  Small Blaze.  There was a small blaze at the residence of J. J. Porter, McKenzie  n.vetriie, about 8 a.m. yesterday caused  by a defective Hue in the upper storey.  The lire brigade was promptly on  bund and prevented much damage  being done. The loss, about $200, is  fully covered by insurance- in corn-,  panics represented by Lewis Bros, and  the necessary repair** were proceeded  witli as soon as the fire was extinguished.  Mining Association.  A meet ing of the Executive of the  Revelstoke branch of the Provincial  Mining Association was held in .the  Library building on Saturday afternoon when matters effecting the  association were discussed. It wa.s  decided that an effort be made to  increase the membership this fall and  winter and it is likely that fortnightly  meetings will be held when discussions on mining and mining laws will  take place. W. M. Brown, a member  of the Provincial Executive, intimated  his intention of being at Kamloops on  Monday, the 23rd inst., where the,  Provincial Executive meets.  Visiting Officials*  " Messrs. Win. Whyte, assistant to  the President of the C.P.R., and J. S.  Dennis, Land Commissioner for B. C,  spent Thursday last in this vicinity as  mentioned in our issue of that date.  Thev visited Arrowhead, in company  witli J. D. Sibbald, of Sibbald & Field,  local land agents, and expressed themselves as greatly pleased with the  progress of both this city and the  sawmill industry at Arrowhead. There  are very, few lots unsold in the coming  town at the end of the South branch  Taming of the Shrew.  Shakespeare, for once in his life,  became practically farcial when writing "The. Taming of the Shrew." This  is a rollicking comedy and shows how  superexeellent dramatic talent can be  allied with a keen sense of humour.  The preseritation of this play on  Saturday night by Harold Nelson  should possess a particular interest,  also, as it received its initial production at his hands in this Province, at  Kamloops, during his previous tour.  Katbarina, thc shrew, is a part made  The first incursion of Revelstoke  Aerie", Fraternal Order of Eagles, into  the realm of public cnterlfiinrnent was  tin unqualified success. The peculiar  character of the invitations, a summons under the hand of the Prime  Kangaroo, to appear at a Kangaroo  Court, was a decided novelty in the  city and many wera on the tip toe of  expectation to see how the new Court  would deal with" the multiplicity of  humourous charges to be brought  before it. It is safe to say that when  ^the^Eiiglejs^hpJd^anoihetpublic^sociiil  session only the most important business will keep those invited away.  As   the   commission     creating, the  court stated the intention was to deal  out justice or injustice in any old way  the officials might deem fit.   They certainly   carried   out this part of "their  instructions.   The officials were:  Prime Kangaroo���������E. G. Burridge,  Goose-quill Kangaroo���������H. Cooke.  Prosecuting   Kangaroo ��������� J.    Theo  Wilson.  Executioner���������J. E. McLean.  Mephistophcles���������A. M. Hyatt.  Gaoler   Kangaroo���������Theo.   J.   Wad-  man.  The platform was well decorated foi  the occasion, the most important  features being the blood red table of  the Court and the sable, execution  stand and block. Only one victim  received the supreme sentence, in the  person of J. W. Bennett, but the  Mayor was very near it. The Judge  was arrayed, de rigour, as a member of  the Supreme Court bench and the  other officials in gorgeous uniforms  typical of their exalted positions.  No one was exempt from the erratic  prosecution and each charge from that  against J. W. Bennett, for not leaving  his deposit in the Treasury as he knew  the Province was hard up, to the  Mayor and several aldermen,for allowing the lights, to go out in the afternoon, was received with shouts of  laughter by the" large audience and  taken in good part by the unfortunate  victims. One of the accused, G. S.  McCarter, brought evidence of bis  guilt with him. He was charged with  having too much dog and fetched  some 200 lbs. of it into court.  In addition to the court there were  bountiful refreshments and a good  musical entertainment provided.  Among those taking part in the latter  were Bros. Cooke, Aitken and Wilson  and Messrs. Humphreys, Burk, Crick,  Dolan, Bennett and Roy Smythe.  "God Save the King" brought an  excellent evening's fun to an end  shortly after midnight.  (Special to Thk Heiiai.0.)  Victouia, Nov. 2(5.���������The Legislature was formally opened at 3 o'clock  by ^Lieutenant-Governor, Sir Henri  Joly. His personal suite were Cn.pt. M.  W. Tyrwhitt-Drake, A. D. 0., and R.  B. Powell, Private Secretary. Admiral Bickford and officers of the  Fleet and Col. Grant, R. E., and his  staff were also in attendance. Both  downstairs and the gallery were  crowded with visitors, hundreds being  unable to obtain admission. The local  militia supplied the guard of honour.  Premier McBride received an ovation  on entering the legislative chamber.  Tliat the Government has been  strengthened through the honest desire of the masses for political peace is  evident on all sides. . There ure some  surprises apparent for practical politicians. .. Pooley was elected Speaker.  The King's Speech referred to the lin-  ancial condition of province. Treasury  warrants will be issued extending o'ver  a short period of years aud repayable  in annual instalments. Increase in  the revenue is necessary and a new  Assessment act will be introduced.  Amendments to the Land, Railway  aud School acts are also promised.  Readjustment of the financial arrangements between the Province and the  Dominion is also to be taken up as  well as Provincial control of our fisheries. Railway construction and the  all-Canadian route to Yukon were also  mentioned.  Victoria, Nov. 2o.���������When the  House meets tomorrow there will be  several chauges in the personnel of the  officials. D.' O'Hara, of Bonaparte,  who for many years has acted us  sergeant-at-arms will he absent and  H. G. Mason reigri in his stead.  There will probably not be the  usual adjournment until ' Tuesday.  Premier SlcBrideMsjinxipus to got the  session over* before "Christmas * and  probably Friday will see the House  get down to work. The Government  has a lot of business to go on with.  The actual programme has * been  kept very dark, but the business  of the session will, I believe, be  divided with (a) Rehabilitation of  financial conditions, (b) Reform of the  Civil service, (c) Railway legislation re  Coast-Kootenay, and, maybe, Westminster, Vancouver and Yukon and  Nicohi-Similkameen. lt is altogether  likely legislation , will be introduced  regarding coal and oil lands, but this  is dependent upon the Mining Committee, having time to consider the  Provincial Mineralogist's report.  our correspondent's views.  Victoria, Nov. 25.���������It is confidently  asserted that Premier McBride will  have a majority of live on a want of  confidence* motion when the House  meets tomorrow, even should John  Houston desert him, which I hardly  think will be the case. W. Davidson,  the Labor member for Slocan is here  and states lie will support the Government. The two ftojialists will do  the same on any test vote as their  party cannot stand the expense of  another election. This will make 25  with the administration against 17  straight^opposition.'-^Af ter���������elect iotv  of the Speaker the Government will  Iiave7 of a majority and, if Houston  flops, 5.  Morning Wires in Brief  ,, Street car strike in Chicago settled  yesterday. The men lost all their  original demands.  Fit/.simmoii8 got the decision over  Geo. Gardner in Frisco lost night in  the 20th round.  Lord Rosebery spoke against  Chamberlain's campaign in Surrey  Theatre,-London, Eng., lost night.  Columbia has notified France of a  protest ugainst U. S. action regarding  Panama.  Public meetings all over Japan  are  urging war with Russia.  ��������� If Turkey   does   not  agree   to the  recent demands re Macedonia, all  the  powers will unite to enforce them.  A lunatic attacked the Secretary of  the Hank of England Tuesday afternoon.   He was arrested.  Germany has recognized the republic of Panama.  ti One Car of Feed Oats. ty  ll One Car of Ogilvie's Hungur- JJ  ian Flour. ty  One Car of Lake of the Woods %  Flour. ty  ���������*������������������*������������������  TO  One Car  One Car  ARRIVE    THIS   WEEK  of Bran, Shorts and Feed Wheat,  of Hav.  I BOURNE  *tyty ty tytyty ty ty ty ty $ tytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  McKenzie  Avenue .  .  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������->���������->>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������o- ���������*������������������������������*������������������������������������*���������������  Mrs. Williamson's Death.  The many friends of Mrs. W. Williamson were shocked to hear of her  sudden death which occurred on Sunday morning after only one day's  illness. Great sympathy is felt for her  sorrowing husband and family. The  deceased lady left, besides her husband  Mr. W. Williamson, C. P. R. watchman at Bear Creek, two sons, George,  the locomotive engineer and G. W.,  C. P. R. conductor, and two daughters,  Maggie, and Mrs. T. Booth, of Salmon  Arm.  The funeral took place on Tuesday  afternoon from the Presbyterian  Church where un eloquent memorial  sermon was preached by Rev. W. C.  Calder. The pall bearers were Aid. J.  McLeod and Messrs. T. W. Bain, R.  Gordon, D. H. McLean, W . R. Reid  and J. H. Robinson.  t  ���������  ���������*���������*���������-  <���������  <���������  o.  o  ���������ti  <>  <���������  ���������n  <���������  <*���������  -*���������  <>'  o  <���������  <**  o  <���������  0  <*���������  o  o  <���������  <���������  <>  o  o  ���������<>  o  o  <���������.  <*���������  "'..<���������  o*  "<*���������  JL  o  <���������  .:<>���������  *>  o  <>  o  o  <*  0 ���������'-  <���������  o  <���������  <���������  o  o  o  i>-  o  n  <���������  n  n<  o  o  o  n  <������������������  o  o  o .  o  0  o  <��������� '  <*���������  o  o  o  o  o  o  <*���������  ALL  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  argainS  WEEK  Here, you  will, iind   hosts  of extra  values  that  will  greet shoppers this week.  Dress Goods  Clearing at 20 per cent,  discount on the Dollar.  Your choice of anything  in our stock: at this sacrifice.  /.���������'.dies' Stylish Tweed  Ready-to-wear Costumes  ���������Sizes 34, 36 and 38,  Tweed Costumes.���������  $14, . . Now $9.00  Tweed Costumes.���������  $16.50 . . Now $10  Tweed Costumes.���������  . .  Now Si2  Costumes.���������  Now Si7.50  4 only  Reg,  2 only  Reg.  5 only  Reg. SiS, .  2 only Tweed  Reg. $24, .  These are the balance of  our stock bought direct from  one of the best makers. No  two costumes alike.  Ladies' (oats  Staples Reduced  Special  this store :  prices   all   over  Blankets, Comforters,  Flannel, Flannelette Sheeting, Table Linen, Napkins,  Lace Curtains and Portieres  Curtains.  ^on ly~=*R egrSyoor  3 only.    Reg.  4 only.    Reg.  Now $5.00.  $12,  Now  $S.oo  $15-50  Now  Sio  This Department never  offered better buying snaps  than it does *at the present  time.  Men's ready-to-wear Suits  from 7 dollars up.  All-Wool Tweed Pants  at one dollar and fifty cents.  Warm Underclothing���������  We are selling a good suit  for-one-dollar and-25-centSr���������  ���������We also have the best  Scotch Wolsey Brand, and  itis warranted unshrinkable.  ���������  t  ���������  %  ���������  ���������  -*>  $  ���������>  *>  **>  ���������  ���������  ���������  t  t  ���������  '  ���������  ���������  ���������  Dress (oats  For Children   and  Misses.  9 Only. Prices ranging  from $4.50, $5 and $7.  Now selling at $3.  furs! Tors!!  A full range of Medium  and Best Furs bought direct  from reliable makers.  1 only Sample Seal Jacket  size 36, regular price $55,  to clear .  .  .  . . . . S40.00  Overcoats  Reefers I  AVe have them in Men's  and Boys'. Our selection  in this line is par excellence  and if you want coats we  can supply you with them  at reasonable prices.  Boots and Shoes  We keep the HARLOW  American Shoe for men and  the EMPRESS shoe for  Ladies.  REID & YOUNG 1  LEADING DRYGOODS MERCHANTS.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  ���������*������������������������������������������*������������ -'l-^iC-ST  ��������� t-  s I  ���������u UCaiu Ui  By Rudolph de Cordova.  IT  i (i  wa  I IT.  1-1  ngeance.  li Indinir's voice rang  tThroncrli the silence of  the stifling court, "Tho  hand of vengeance will  come out of the night  mid strike the sahib  iSe.id for this injustice." The man's  even were ablaze with hate. "It's not  tL������ !.iw -which docs thi*- thing; iff tho  ���������ahib. and I will b*_ revenged."  Tho attendants removed the prisoner,  and with a smile of amused contempt ut  the threat of personal violence William  Hnddon called the next ease, and proceeded to administer justice in accord*  *������hce with his own ideas of thc fitness of  r"lhim?3 to Other* of his Majesty's Indian  ' "-"W'-hy didn'Tvo'i call back Ram K003I1  ���������TBaa.ra  and  giv*e  him  three  months  for  c6nfempt?" asked George Waring us, af*  .���������ter the court had risen, he and Iladdon  " mtere riding quietly alone together^  "But If he were to stretch out "the  hand of vengeance,' aa he called it, and  attempt to go for you."  William Iladdon stretched himself.  "Let. him try," he snid, calmly; "I am not  of raid."  "Yet a little while ago "   "Wining  stopped short. lie would hnve given anything not to have spoken, hut the words,  obedient to his thoughts, escaped before  he could prevent tlrem.  Iladdon looked up and nodded. "Yes,  I know; a little while ago I turned white  nt the sight of a snake across the road���������  and a dead snake at that. I can't help  it. My mother was frightened by a,  snake before I was born, arrd I havo always had a horror of them all my life.  would have trodden down his fear nnd  sent him out into the night. With the  next turn that brought him to the dooj  he stopped, turned thc handle, and, without pausing even to got a cap, he went  on to tho veranda, down the steps, anil  out Into the night. Like a mnn walking!  for a wager ho went swinging down tht  road. Kast as ho was going, his thought,  ���������went faster still. He felt he must ovci>  take it, pass It, leave it far behind. Lik������*  a thief In the night hc broke into a runt  faster, faster still, in obedience to ths'  Incomprehensible urge within.  When he paused he started back In  horror. Unconsciously to himselfhe.had  reached the scot where a few hours before he had been st-ojiped by tho snake  I have fought it all I know how, but I   across the road.   A cold sweat broke out  ���������Ufik-a mm respect mo utt m,***.*-������������������, * ���������-*��������������������������� -  make him respect me any more by giving  liim three months. That's where these  jbecars out here are different from the  -ep'ars at home. There the majesty of  tie'W has no personal significance, here   ���������'   Ho pulled his horse up sharp.  fe Waring, unprepared for Iris friend  flopping, turned in his saddle, as hc  passed on, in order to find out the rea-  "Good heavens! tviat's the matter 1"  lie asked, anxiously, for the color had  died out Of Haddon's face and it was as  pale as death. Without speaking, he  Jointed to thc ground I err or fifteen  ���������yards away. Waring loo^ctLend Saw n  ���������friant cobra, m-tionless, inert, lying ex-  '"'t?r*ded'acTos? tlie road. He rode a few  fe-t' towards jt and then went hack to  Hr.ddon. "It's quite dead; somebody  must have,driven right over its head.  William Ha rid on shuddered. Though  be said nothing, the expression .of his  lace was more eloquent than speech.  "I didn't kn<v.v there was anything or*  *ho face of the  earth that  could  scare  Sou," said his friend.  f "I   can't   stand   snakes,"   he   replied  kin ply. .  T "JBut  this  wnc  a dead   snake,  man,  JWnring answered, with a certain empha-  ��������� JBis in his voice.  ��������� "JDend or nltvc, it wns n snake all tin-  j-snme." Haddon's voice sounded quite  jdr-ferent from usual in its dull, level  ���������"monotone. /<���������      ' ' *.     ������������������  ��������� "Yes, nnd n <-;*lcndid specimen, too. J  .think I'll take it back with me. llu-  ekin is beautifully marked."  "Xo, no!���������for heaven's sake, not" smi  -JTiddon, vehemently.* "Leave llie.beastl...  ��������� tiling alone where it is.    Don't lake 1.  ���������tick." *    . . . **.  "But,  my  dear    chap,"  said  Warm;.'.  "jhalf-soothiiigiv, WI - ronionstratingiy  -���������rliis is panderiii-: to emotionalism. What  pissible  ai.ferL-if-*- cm  it  make  to yoi,  "'whether I  take  a dead  snake  back  o;  'leave it where it is?"  "Snakes'follow-ther trail," Hnddon an  fwered. gloom'.ly.' ��������� "This dead one ma;,  ���������bring a live one to the house."  "TNonsensc!    That-is only'talk.   Wiry  VI have  killed  dozens  on  the road  nn*.  ���������,-t -ken them.home: when I was in Mysore  sii'id never found another snake come af-  iftcr them."   He got off his horse to piel*  ilup the dead snake.  *!    -Verj*   well,  then, you  must  ride  or  ���������a'one," said   il.iddort.    "I  can't  necoiu  -r.ny you wr'l.T that."   Horror, loathing  .Terr, were nil  in his voice, on his face  "i all me a.fool if you like; I can't hei*  Jt. it's stronscr than myself.   It's a dend  lv horror,   ft sends cold shivers througi*  ��������� Set only to think of a sndke, much Ies.*  -���������lr. see one.-  I tell you I can't ride wit!  -rj'.u  if you take  it���������I  won't ride with  ���������you if you  take  it,"  nnd  there was  ���������**���������  note of menace in his voice.   He looke*  d.-.vn at his friend, and from hlni to th.  b-*dy of the ara ko lying in the dust.   Un  cmsciousiy to himself his whole expression changed.   The dead snake fascinatci'  -"���������birJi. and he spoke, almost in a whisper  ,*r.- if he were "communing with himself.  ���������*'! can't stand-makes;  they seem to be*  "'*io**a to a world of their own; not like  the"beasts of the fieldJ nor the birds of  the air, nor tire fish of the sea; yet they  belong to the field and the air and thr  tea."  He shuddered agate, n nd as io looked  ������t the shiny, -only *kin he losF all sense  ���������of his surroundings for a moment and  . sat transfixed orchis motionless horse,  gazing steadily be/ore him, yet seeing  ���������nothing.  Waring loosed at the white, set face.  ��������� -:d resolved to humor !rim. He would  jir.t take the sn.ike ���������jack himseif, but he   wtiuT.l.iiot..lo=i^ tTie skin..  "I'll aive  %   *MS.-*:n;  can't get over it. It's there, and I hnve  to reckon with it. Do you know, the  possibility that I might como across  snakes in this part of the country was  tho one thing tlrat nearly mado me refuse the appointment? There is something so inhuman, so degrading about a  snako. In their eyes they seem to hold  tho degradation of tho world, from the  timo of Adam and Eve in thc Garden of  Eden till tho day when tiro world shall  cense to be. Anil yet it is strange that,  with nil my horror���������I shudder when 1  only think of n  snake���������nothing fnscin-  ovor him. In hia mind ho recreated tho  reptile, rebreathed into its form the  breath of life, reanimated its being with  the horrible instinct of its kind. Looking down to where ho had last gazed upon it, hc refashioned its dark form out  of the night, shuddered at tho scarlet  tongue darting in and out of the unopened mouth, fascinated himself with the  glitter of the horrible eyes, the eyos  which wore to him like the eyes of sin,  the eyes of hate, the eyes of death. He  stood entranced, immovable, enthralled.  The moon came  out  from  behind o  ate.tme jnore, and from the time I wri-Taj baiiK of clouds whUih^had ^obscured it  child I never enmoa-eross Jho story of n        "   '       ���������*-"-���������-���������>-��������� "-"  annko without rendfng it.1'   ������������������������������������������������;���������������..,  "Well, I'd .sooiier ���������po nfi'aid of Ram  Koosh with liis face of hatred and his  'hand of vengeance' thnn all the snakes  in the world," said Waring, vehemently.  "And I would rather face all the Bum  Kooshes in the world with their fnees  of Thate and "hands of vengeance' than  one single snake." Again Haddon shuddered. "For goodness' snko," he added,  anxiously, "let's talk of something else.  If I can't think of something else."  Tiiougli "ho offered tu talk of something  else The rode on in silence, and when he  got home he dismounted nnd went to his  own room. Half an hour later he had had  his bath and dressed. Ho went on to the  veranda, and no one seeing him would  havo imagined he had been so strongly  moved only a little while before.  To all outward appearances he had recovered his self-control, yet if anyone  could have looked into his soul it would  have been as easy to see that he was  completely unstrung as it is to,see tho  waves running high just after a storm  is over.  As he stood looking up into the be*  jeweled sky the door of the farther end  of the veranda opened, nnd his whilc-tur-  baned sen-ant made his appearance.  "The sahib's dinner is served." He wenl  into the room to find Waring wailina  for him, and the two sat opposite each  other.  "My ride hns mndo me ns hungry as a  hunter," snid Waving, ns he helped himself. '"Awfully good to-night, these curried eggs, old man," he snid, looking a I  Haddon, ns the latter refused the prof  fcred  dish.  "No, I can't eat." He rose from fin-  table and walked abruptly away. "1  can't eat."  "What!     Still .thinking of *'���������  "Yes, yes; don't talk of it," Haddor;  interrupted, vehemently. "It's bud  enough to think;" don't talk of it. If  you Irad brought that cursed dead snake  back with you I believe I should have,  gone half out of my senses."  Waring checked a natural impulse lc-  tell his friend that he had had the snake  brought back, for he-saw what-effect the  announcement would have on him. In  stead he said, "Havo a drop of brandy:  that'll pull you together. Why, nun*'  alive, if you ������o on like this you'll be on:  of your mind hefore the morning," nnd  lie Inuglred to chase away the fears of  his friend.  "Oh,  I'm' nil  right  enough,  old  man  It's only the disgust of tho thing that's  sickened rne.    Of course. I know I'm nv.  ass to let it affect rne like this, and ev*  erybody'd say it'3 all stupid foolishness,  but I can't help it.   I can't help It any  more than Lord Roberts can help being  affected by a cat, and goodness'knows a  cat's harmless enough in all  conscience.  Yet,   If   there's   one   anywhere   in   the  neighborhood, he is almost in a frenzy  until it is removed.    But we won't talk  of lt any more, -we'll talk of something  else," he added, forgetting entirely that.j  he had said the same thing only a little i  while before as a prelude to lapsing into j  silence. '        ���������_    [  Just as happened when they were rid-1  ing, the conversatron somehow Ian- i  gulshed, and they did not exchange an  8 HID TO SIT  UP IN A CHAIR  ���������Mrs   Jas.   K1dsella Cured by  Dodd's Kilney Pills  Peculiar Medical Case Ends In  Another Victory lor the Great  Kidney Remedy .  St. Malachie, Dorchester Co., Que.,  Sept. 12.���������(Special).���������A medical case  of particular interest, especially to  women, is causing much talk here.  Mrs. James Kinsclla suffered from  Kidney Disease, whicli so affected her  that she could not sleep and she was  obliged for two summers to pass her  nights sitting in a chair.*To-day she  is practically a well woman. Interviewed regarding her cure she said:  "I had a pain in my right hip, in  the hack and was swollen all down  that side of the abdomen. I could  not sleep at night and I was obliged  to sib up in a chair for two summers.  "Reading of cures by Dodd.s Kidney Pills I bought .one box. That gave  me such relief that I continued to use  them. They did me a world of good  and now I can go to bed like other  people. I have never had to sit up  in a chair since I used Dodd's Kidney Pills."  Female complaints are caused by  bad Kidneys. Dodd's Kidney Pills  never fail to cure them.  other word as they sat and smoked to-j'^jj**, joathing, a cold sweat chilling hiu  getlrcr for close on two hours. _     i *j-rom tho.crown of bis head to the so!*  "Well, I'm going to turn in."   Warms | 0t jjjs feet.   His every s?nse was straine.T  .'.i two rupees," he said to I  li---tho, "to ('ring tlris dear! I  si-ike to'tht- !( ''I'O ct lie .Sahib iladdon. j  iSvill you do :'* '���������'' The man accepted the j  to.nm's<*sJo" p.*-���������>*-:��������� ;-ly. Waring led his horie |  bf.ok to ������������������rhrrc Hftdd*jn*s horse was. (  "Lome on," 'i*** -aid, and be touched his!  fr:.**nd on bit hind.  looked at his watch.    "It's half-past ten  and I'm tired.   Good-nirrht, old man."  "Good-night," and Haddon was left-  alone. He smoked; .and as the blue  wreaths of smoke curled upward fhpy  seemed to his excited imagination ������o  take on thc shape of a snake���������-the sw.ry-  lng;���������undulating,--wjiUiing... -forni���������of.... i'.  chtircly". William Haddon looked upon  the ground and smiled to hlm.self,, Jhere  was nothing���������absolutely nothing, to recall the affair of thc afternoon, whlcis  was of so little consequence to most people, yet was so fraught with emotion to  him. He turned nnd walked slowly back  to the house he had left five miles behind him loss than a short hour ago.  "JEeogh, I'm tired." He dropped into  ������. chair, stretched himself, and yawned.  With an effort he pulled himself together  rind got up."   -   --'--^ ��������� '  "I shall go to bed," he thought, and,  taking up a candle from the table, he  lighted it and went into his room. He  sat down on the side of the bed and  passed his hand wearily over his forehead and his eyc3. Once again he yawned,  and stretching himself he leaned hack  on the pillow. -  -  ��������� ��������� ������������������  ������������������Eeogh, thal's good," he murmured to  himself. "I'll re3t for five minutes before  I undress myself." He raised his feet on  to the bed, kicked off his shoes, stretched  his tired body, smoothed out tho furrows of his troubled brain, and a rapturous languor crept over him. He pulled  up a light silk nig that lay. at the foot  of the bed, covered himself with it, and,  making up his mind that the next minute he would get up and go properly to  bed, he fell asleep.  In his sleep his brain, set free from the  imprisonment of his will, traveled backwards through the events of the day.  He saw himself sitting in This room administering justice to the native prisoners brought before him, sifting the little  grains of truth out of the plentiful cha'ii  of lies as each sitfe outlied the other.  *: He'saw'himself settling down to hear  the ense of Ram Koosh Basha. Once  more he heard the Indian's passionate  threat of vengeance, and once more he  gazed on the dark face distorted wilrr  hatred and with vengeance, lie saw reflected, as in a glass, his smile of con-  !tem-pt at the man's threats as the war  ders removed him from his presence. Hi*  saw himself mount his horse and stnn  with his friend for the daily ride inti.  tho country before going home to dinner.  He saw onco more the snake across  the rond, and staTtcd in his sleep. The  next instant ho was as wide awake n.-  rf It were noon instead of miilnirrlil  iThere wns a strange sensation of weigh'  about his feet.  "They must have gone to sleep, In  ���������thought. "I shall have to get up am.  walk about to set the blood circulating  ngain." _ . i     If he could reach the door!  * Before he moved his feet he* looked | But between him and the door was thc  down, and by the light of the candli j thing he feared���������the thing of degrndu-  glimmering through the darknes-* he^saw , iiojlj llie t|,inp** of death. Only by the  Hooking toward him two shining spo.,3 o: | ���������.;������������������,). 01- til0 t.:n.die could he have seen  ���������light. | where it  was and have escaped it, and  Without the action of his will his eye  ���������, *le had pUt t*le cal.d!e out.  If he moved forward it.would.be certain death. If he stood where he was it  would be certain death.  Another instant he had bounded up on  to a chest of drawers at the other end of  the room.  Through the darkness he strained his  eyes to try to discern the outline of the  undulating form as he crouched farther  and farthnr from -the edge, up close  against the wall.  . He could not.  Through   the   silence   ho   strained   his  ears  that   he  might  try   to  locate   the  place in which the dread horror spoke its  message of death.  He could not.  The hissing had censed. As he crouched  against the wnll he could feel the blood  drstend his lips, the icy touch of his fingers strike eold lrporr his palms; ho could  hear the life-throb of his heart beat into  his brain.    Wa3 it the knell of death?  niany stops fcetween his ibed and the.  door, between the bed on which he lay.  Tand tho means of safety, between the:  .thing on his feet and the way ot escape?.  The moonbeam vanished.  Slowly, gently, softly, in the 'darkness*,'  illuminated by the glimmer of the candle,  swayed the undulating head, darted in!  and out the two-forked tongue, ns.j  :throtiglt the silence enme the deadly hiss- |  ing, lirBsing, hissing. Upon his feet Wil-,  liam Haddon felt the coils grow tense a*������  the'serpent, drew back ready for its  Btrike. . '  Now or never;, that was his ohanco of  life.. JNow-or.jie.Yjrts_.that_wfla-.UIs nior  ment of escape. .Not-** or never, and In  another instant ho knew there would  come a flush of living. lightning, a painless puncture of his. skin, nnd then ;  Gathering together the edge of tho  rug in his two hands he sprang forward,  drawing his feet irp under him, and  crushed the vug over tho swaying head  and the coiled-up body pointed wilh  death. Tiro next insiant���������aln.ost tiro  Fame instinrt���������he sprang off the bed.  no struck the table iiy iris side. There  wns a rattle, a crash. The. roo(m was  plunged in darkness. The glimmering  c.Midle hnd gone oirt. He had knocked  the candlestick over. Ho stood immovable with terror. Hot nnd eold his blood  surged through  his frame.  He strained his eyes; he could see  nothing.  lie strained his ears and heard the  angry hissing, hissing, hissing of the unseen terror that lay coiling in the darkness. That sound recalled him to himself.  [distended until he could feel the muscle  Tstralned.  .    He felt his body grow hot and cold i:  turns.  .He felt his flesh begin to creep, hi*  hair to stand on end, as, through th.  darkness, -his distended eyes, starting  from the double point of light, tracer,  out the li-ssom coil on eoi! of a serpen;  *iving on his feet at the foot of the bed.  "William Haddon lay fascinated by tii.  sight, his brain awake with, fear, hi-  heart olive with horror, hf**- body ailoo*  a^ .-Ke  from his  iladdon  ������ rtart.  "A trallop w'M do yOu good.  Waring.  Kaduo-   sTk-o'c   his   h-ad.   "No,  reverie  with  suggested  we'll  snake.  He got up and began to walk roti"**---  ly to and fro. 'Trn"a fool,'' he saiil. "-(all  aloud, irritated at Iris* own tiroti-rht-.  which forced him to seek relief in sp������.*cli.  "A fool," and he !)**,���������.'.(n to walk r.nr.-  rapidly than before. A atrari-ze rc;-t.V*s-  nes3 was upon liim, n need for movent.****!,  as though to find relief frc.ur lii:*.r-* If. to  benumb his brain with the obse-si-.n of  incessant pacing up and down the r".m.  The confinement of the place, the constant   turning,   Ket   his   nerves   on  to tho utmost of its porcoption, his even  nerve wsj*; at the extreme limit of it  tension, as he lav motionless, watchins*  waiting, listening. As he watched li������  >iw the red ton-rue dart out of and ml.  ibe unopened month. A-s he wniied h*  :fe!t the heavy coils upon his feet begin  .. ._-_J, A _- I !(.. I n..,..li,n   I./.* tA.H- iri-Tl-.A  ~i Tj-iiTte.OTi.���������-n.:--,,****���������-.*-**-������������������-������������������ ��������� ��������� *~��������� T   "TT  lie hissing through  the  silence and  let j  stillness. j  William Haddon full hi*** heart beating ,  in his thront, throbbing in his temple-i. ���������  bursting at his eyes as he lay there with ;  the  weighty  terror coiling on  his  feel, j  le^drsw-^elosei^gt  !!!<*n=tn!U-W&!  =His  ride fiio<?Iy. crrefully.'*    By the way he j xj,e fevsr in tils brain was too much for  j*h;;ddered W.ir.-ia knew he was think-  In;- of th- pr- ='!iilItT of meeting another  Hr.ake, and ) o wanted to make sure of  Bering it before he oaaie up to it. They  rode on in f-T!^-:**e for a little while. Then  ���������Waring turned. "You were talking just  toow about the different view a. native  lakes of the administration of the law  ���������from the way the prisoners do at home.  jf a man had threatened me ns that Ram  Koosh Basha d:*d you, I would have given him what for.  Haddon smiled.  "Aren't jou afraid that he'll put his  threat into execution and go for you  some dayt"  Haddon Ism-ried outright. "Good gra-  eimrs, no, man. If I were, to go in fear  of iny life cvc;y time I fine one of these  begga.s I should be in a mortal funk all  ths'time.'*  "But that rr.nn's f������"ce was actually dis-  tgnred with h.'.te." Hi3 voice had a de-p  Ion? in it*.  ���������'What of that?'.' Haddon's lightness  contrasted strongly with hu friend's  Bfrir'UBTiess.  'Tf you'd y-ven him three, months it  ( -u'd have allowed him that much time  i . rober dov.ii; instead of which you let  ' -* to with a .Ine and took no notice of  \       . he said to you."  '. ip son ���������������������������', a. pi<- wouid sooner frn to  p. ' a for fii:-: months than pay thai !i.:e  o' In rupees. I know my min, my de.ir  ������T.ia."..  n'M.-  him. He wanted to feel the cool night  ������!r upon his brow, to fee! himself untrammelled by the confinement of thc  four walls, so that, ho could go on and  on and on until he could drown hi- excitement in fatigue, leave hi.s thoughts  behind In the rapidity of hi.s motion. It  was so overpowering nn emotion thnt It  dominated him to the exclusion of everything else. It never occurred to him thnt  he might be running headlong into the  very danger from which he always took  sucn precautions to escape: that he  might trend in the darkness upon a snake  before he could possibly be, aware of Its  presence. JtTvon had lie thought of such  a thing the all-compelling need of movement ��������� rapid, vigorous,  e.xharrstli'j; ���������  knee slipped on the polished surfr-.ce of  the chest of drawers and made a creaking sound ��������� onee. twree, three time*.  Worrld the reptile hear it and 'be guided  to where he was?         ^   __ , If he only hnd something with  which  the sickening horror looking in his eyes, j to defend himself���������a stick, a stone, some*  and the knowledge that perhaps only a ! thin^, anything���������only not to stand wait-  ; few seconds stood between him and the | *  i only form of death h-n feared, the drslig- ���������  ; nring horror his whole soul loathed. .  William Haddon lay Hill, his very be* i  ing congealed, enucleated into the horror i  of the moment. Ifc heard nothmir else,,  ���������he saw nothing else, he felt notmnz else j  but the hissing, hissing, lii-rsing in the si- ���������  lence. the two eyes glimmering through |     .  the darkness, and the li������om coil on coil \ own summons to death.    No, better be  presslncr on his feet. ! B '"J"  Another  tnst-int   the  dark  head  rose j      What w-is that noise.  and  swayed.    Slowly,   gently,  softly   rt j  moved from side to 3i<*!c, and as it moved \  and swayed his eyes moved too. !  What should hc do? j  If he attempted to get rip he knew his j  sudden   movement    would    disturb  tne  U(**y cioiiiu mme, in*. ������.*,. -o g.uru on tin.  window through which the sound came.  A ray of moonlight flickered through  the room.   Whnt was that swaying shadow by the window?  Was it the nameless thing hc dreaded?  Was it the undulating hendf  Was it T  No j   there  on  the  floor, by  tha bed,  extended at full length, lay the serpent  from which he hnd managed to escape.  The moonbeam vanished.,  What was that undulating thing thnt  looked so like a serpent in the dark?  He looked again;  a  hand and arm, ;���������  dark-skinned, glistening arm, nnd naked!  Slowly the window opened, softly nnd  gently, without a sound.  "An Indian dog with theft for his incentive I"  William Haddon watched the window  with a new-born interest, heedless for  the moment of the living poison which  lay only a few yards from tho place on  which he crouched.  Slowly tho window opened, still silently, without a sound. A naked foot came  in, a naked log; another foot and leg.  and in another moment, silhouetted  against the sky, William Haddon saw  the face and form of Rnm Koosh Basha.  in his mouth a long, pointed knife of  steel.  Slowly, softly, silently the Indian let  himself down to the floor. From his  mouth he took the knife ln his strong  right hand, and, stooping, he crept down  round the foot of the bed, the knife in  hand, his right arm swaying just as the  snake had swayed, and, lite it, armed  with death.  Slowly, softly, silently the Indian  moved up to the side of the. bed. With  a sudden movement like a flash of lightning the hand struck out. William Had-!  don saw an indescribable suspicion of  light upon the blade, and tho next instant heard it eut its way through the  covering of the bed on whicli he had been  lying.  "The hand of vengeance I "hissed the  man���������"the hand of vongeaneel" And he  stabbed again.  Another instant and a shriek_ cf anguish rent the silence of tho night; a  scream of terror, a scream of pain, a:  scream of horrible awakening to an un-  irr.ngined horror.  A scream, and then another scream.  William Haddon, his every sense alert  to seek out the meaning of the slightest  sound, realized at the very first scream  what had happened. He knew thai in  the darkness the man had stepped upon  the extended body of the snnke lying by*  the bed, and that the creature, terrified,'  perhaps, and seeking to defend itself, or  angry arrd eager to attack, had reared its  head rind struck, 0its loathsome mouth,  ���������tinctured with death, touching the hu-'  man skin with its poisoned,kiss.  , Through the open window tho light  that was not light,- the ghostly ���������radiance  6f tho hidden moon, not concealing yet  not revealing that on , which it shone,  came into the room.  William Hnddon snt with pn-reho.l lrps  and open mouth watching the half-concealed yc6 half-revealed things on the  .'floor by the side of tho bed: the man  writhing in anguish, the serpent wrilhing  In" "triumplC"the *" snake's""Tiody coiled  around the man's leg, lire man's arm  coiled around the snnke.  A scream, another scream.  And through the open window tho  white light of the moon lighted up the  forms with nn unearthly light.  William Hnddon in the shadow, unrepealed by the blnck clothes he wore,  looked down and sa.w the eyes of liam  Koosh Basha. Thc vengeance that had  filled them when last he gnzed upon,  them had died out, and in its place a  flame of terror blazed.  Swiftly the serpent swayed from sido  to side, held in tho Indian's i -invulsivo  grasp ns he strove to keep the swaying  head from striking onee more at his  body. Hoarsely the man's breath came  and went as he writhed in pain, arrd with  his other hand strove lo unwind tho serpent from his thigh.  A minute passed, two minutes passed,  and William Haddon sat transfixed at  the unequnl battle going on beneath his  feet, the battle of the vanquished with  the victor, the battle of thc dying with  death.  ���������A minute; two minutes.  To William Haddon watching it might  have been eternity.  It was eternity.  With a. sudden inspiration the Indian,  still holding the snake's neck with his  right hand, let go its body with his left  and picked up the kirife with which he  hnd sought to kill the nui.ii who had that  day sat in judgment on him, and with a  quick sweep cut oil' the. serpent's head.  "The hand of vengeance!"'he.'cried, ns  the coil unloosed about his leg.  To William Hnddon, at tho other end  of   the   room,   the   last   syllable   of   the  word   came   up   like   a   hiss,   nnd   Barn  Koosh 'Basha: foil back urrronscious.  "^VifdthefTTioitrOTt'llr^fofl  with clattering feet.  "What was the matter that yoii  screamed    like   that?"    Georgo   Waring,  ing in the silence for the cold kiss of  that degraded morrth which meant hi*  death I  Should he cry out?  If he did, before Ins cries could awaken  his sleeping friend and servants and tlrey  came, im call might have guided thc  serpent to his place of refuge, and his  cry for help would  have  been  only his  Shirt waists and dainty  linen are made delightfully  clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap. ou  snake and it would strike.   If he lay still  Thc head raised itself higher a3 tha inmost coil unwound Itself, and as the  rreatirro swayed in a gradually widening  arc he could see the red tongue darting  out and in, he. could hear the hissing,  hissing, hissing in an increasing tone.  William Haddon's eyes were riveted  on the eyes in the undulating, swaying  head. His body wns as cold as marble,  nnd ns bereft of life for all the movement of which it. v/ns capable. Only iris  (yes moved as the snake's eyes moved.  Through the eloaed shutters there crime  n glint of moonlight that fo" ncro-is the  room and broke the spell which bound  lib eyes. Intently na he will-died the  s.wnying head lie ' became conscious for  lhe first, time ?i\\ee he. woke that I here  v.'aa n. door to hi* room, a rneirns of escape if  he could    oily  rrmrli  it.  ir   ho   could    .jirl.v   reach   it I     How.  Was It the serpent striking In anger ttX  the shutter of the window on 'tho other  side of the roo-m? If only the candle  were alight I ff only he had a match! if  only it were not so darkl  How eold he was! Mechanically ho  turned up the collar of his dinner jacket,  and with his left hand drew the lapels  rieross his chest.  If only he could seel  That nolgo again 1  Ho held Ms breath, he scarcely breathed;  only through tho parched llp.i of hla open  mouth a llltln stream of nlr came and  went. So he sat, crouched upon the  chest of drawers, bin right hand holding tho lapels of his coat across his  chest, his left hand holding liis.feot lpjt  BNOLIKH SPAVIN MNIMBNT  Tit-moves all bard, soft, or eallaousod  lumps and blemishes from horses,  "likiod spavin, curbs, splints, ring-  ���������l-onc, sv/ocnoy, siiflGS, sprains, s***'*",  ���������aiiil swollen throat, couglm, etc. Rave  %V) by the use of one bottle* *Wa**-  rantcd 11 in most wonderful Blemish  cure ever  known.  followed by the startled servants, bearing lamps in their hands, came rushing  into tire ruom.  William Hnddon pointed to the headless serpent on lhe ground and the dying  man by its side.  "The hand o.f vengeance!" and he foil  fainting on the floor.;���������"Strand Magazine,"  A Suppressed Novel.  .-Some tea or twd-re*1* -*yeara ago  jttiere appeared in London a book entitled "Dr. Phillips," the name of  the author being given as "Frank  Danby." It was a 'book of an exceedingly realistic character, written  witli extreme frankness and with intimate knowledge of a certain* kind of  Jewish life���������that is to sny, tho lifo which  is led by orthodox Jews of tho well-to-  do middle class. The principal character  of tho book is a Jewish physician of  great talent who is married to a dull,  fat, affectionate woman who is no companion for him, and who bears him no  children. Dr. Phillips lives ostensibly  the lifo of a popular family doctor, but  nil the time he ������������������> carrying on an intrigue witli a beautiful Englishwoman,  whom he met when she was a governess,  nnd whom ho has installed in a houso of  her own. Tlris dual existence loads to  complications which become moro nnd  moro difilcult, especially when a young  Englishman of good family and of great  attractiveness moots the English girl and,  knowing nothing of her story, falls in  love with her and proposes marriage. A  friend of his in like maimer falls in love  with a young Jewess in the same set,  and rouses the horror of her intensely  orthodox parents. The book throughout  is hard and cynical, but it gives some  wonderfully vivid pictures of Jewish life.  It became known that the author of it  was a wom-an, and it was suspected that  In Dr. Phillips sho had drawn the nor*  trait of a well-known London physician.  Thi3 person waa so incensed, that hc  caused the book to be suppressed by legal moans. Not long after, the novel  was reprinted in this country in a. cheap  edition. It was seen on all the newsstands, and then of a sudden it disappeared. You could scarcely buy a copy  anywhere. Just! what caused this disappearance we cannot sny with certainty; but some years ago in these pnges  we hazarded the conjecture that its suppression was due to the influence exercised by wealthy members of the Jewish  community, to whom some parts of it  were exceedingly offensive. A number of  Jewish publications declared this supposition to be untrue, and so we let it go  nt that. But if you ever happen to come  across a copy bf "Dr. Phillips" in some,  second-hand book-shop, we advise you tc  buy it, for it is a work of exceptional  interest and power, is the "Bookman's"  advice.  "Prank Danby" was a literary disciple  of George Moore, and for a lime, she wains, personal friend. Vor some reason oi  other, however, the two quarrelled, and  Mr. Moore had the exceedingly bad taste  to attack her in the pages of thc Loudor  "Saturday Iieview." To this attack she  made a spirited reply; but she seems tc  have been T.-ithcr disheartened by tin  criticism, and for several years she.  wrote nothing further. Later, however  she published a second novel, called "A  Babe in Bohemia," which passed througl*  several editions in England, but Which  so far as we k.iow, hns never been re  published in this country. She has hov*.  produced a novel called "Pigs in Clover.'  which the "Bookman" pronounces by far  tiro most powerful and searching pie;r  of fiction that has been published during  the present year. "Frank Danby" i-'  known in private life a3 Mrs. Julia Fran  kau. She is thc wife of a wealthy London merchant, and is well ki\own in tin.  literary, artistic and theatrical world ol  tiro English capital, having a bcautifu  rhome in Clarges street, Mayfair, whev  she entertains extensively.  Jl  l-~������S  ^  .*������������������>-������ i  iMm  flSL  ���������������  HUSH!   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"The ' most charming voice I ovei  hoard," said a fashionable teacher o:  "tone culture," "is the possession of s  [woman who never in her life tpok a les  son in elocution or singing,, or appearer  in public. Iii fact, she is a. drcssmakni  in rather humble circumstances. Hers ir  what wo call a talking voico. It is Iom  and sweet and musical. It is not an af-'  focled voice���������one of the kind some folki  put on with thoir best clothes and com  pany manners. It is perfectly natural  It is her every-day voice and she never  uses any other.  ] "The first time I heard her speak 1  was struck by thc gentleness, sweetnes1  and true refinement of her voice. I de  tcrmincd to find out all about her, and 1  did. It was not much, just a homely  . simple) little history of unselfishness anc  self-sacrifice; of j-ears spent in frugal liv  ing and in working hard for others. Bu!  it explained the possession of tlrat voice  "One day a pupil of mine, a wealthy  Tsooiety woman who had  taken up tone  culture as a mere fud, heard this dress  riinker speak.  "There!' she exclaimed. 'I want yoi  to tench mc to speak like that.'  '"I only wish I 'could,*.madam,' I re  plied.  ^=>l/But-wh.v^not ?^8hc-insislcd*���������'IsniM I*  just   a   trick   of    'managing   the   chest-  tones?'  "'No, mndnm,' I said. 'Those are no!  mere chest-tones; they come from l*v  heart.*"  "Moike, will yez lovo mo always widt  All yer heart?"  "Sliure, unless I hov 'heart-failure.***.-  ���������"Judge."  Let ft * be Grip,  Malaria  Fever or what not, always strike at the Heart  to protect it, to strengthen it, to  cure it, and you baffle every othw  ailment.  Dr. Agnew's Heart Cure  puts new vigor into every heart, and  ninety-nine out of a hundred need /J  it, for that percentage are, sick.  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ROLFF HOUSE
By G. H. BENEDICT.
A  Thrilling Story of Love and Adventure.
i' "1 mora than half believe," he said,
Jn discussing the subject, "that old
(Carl Crum Is at the bottom of the whole
���natter. I have had my eye on hlrn for
tome time for fear he would do somo
Imischief, and I know he has been lurk-
hfig* around Rolff House a good deal. I
lhave heard that he took pains to create
Ithe Impression that there would bo
trouble in the house If anybody dared
Ho enter it to carry out my objects; and
the Inference ls very plain that he has
engineered this whole ghost business.
���I do not know but that he may hnve an
object���a serious object, too; for I havo
always been more than half suspicious
that ho was a party in somo way to tha
old lady's secret Instructions to Claude.
Jlly Inference ls that he Is a sort of private guardian orT the old vault, perhaps
With secret instructions, and that is ono
reason why I have hesitated to havo
anything to do with It. At any rate,
,we must unravel this mystery. It la
'delaying our plans, and threatens to defeat *them. I am excessively annoyed,
Ralph. After all our good luck, it seems
shameful that we thouid be delayed and
(bothered ln this ridiculous way. I wish
X hod a good man to employ In this
matter, but there is none; and we must
trust ln ourselves. Now what Is the
first step to pursue?"
"I hardly feel capable of advislnjj,"
replied Ralph. "Our own experience*
ln the house hasn't been such as to encourage us to attempt a new Investigation."
"That ls the way I feci," replied tbo
���elder plotter; "but still something must
be done and lt seems as If there was
'ito means but for us to attempt it ourselves. Let us be practical, Ralph. Of
course, there are no ghosts In that old
house. Somebody Is causing these disturbances. They will probably not remain ln the house now that the work
has been stopped. XVe can go over, well
provided with lights, and armed, If necessary, and make an investigation that
-Will probably result in discovering soma
clue' to the means by which the noises
and other ghostly tricks have been pro--
fluced. *V\"e must go. Our success depends upon  it.. What  do  you  say?"
"Well, if we must, we must," replied
-Ralph; "but I had rather it were sonie-
-body beside me."
"Of course, of course," replied the
���father, "and so would I.' But go we
must. Perhaps we car, get some hardy
fellow to accompany us. I'll see In tha
morning. But to-morrow afternoon I
propose to make an investigation thai
���will unravel this mystery"   ' .-/
���** CHAPTER XXVI."
Although. In the war that had ensueo
between the British government and Uu
young American republic, the British"
naval commanders had promptly declared a blockade of the entire American coast, and great Meets had been
sent to enforce the blockade, yet, such
,tos the adventurous and hardy character of our seamen of the day, that the
���efforts to shut lip our ports were very
far fiom successful.* . Not only did the
vessels of our Infant navy put to sea,
and, under daring and skillful commanders, gain a series of brilliant victories, that compensated largely for tha
early military -disasters oh land, but
.within a few weeks after the declaration of war, the seas were fairly swarm
Ing wilh, American privateers. The
most prominent and wealthy merchants
of the country-engaged in this sort of
business venture, and light, swifl
Schooners, heavily armed, and capabla
of outsailing any other vessels then
known, were sent to sea by the huii.
dreds from every port almost, and Inflicted Immense damage on the enemy's
j commerce'. The furthest seas that were
whitened by Britain's commercial fleets
���were not safe from the depredations of
(these daring cruisers. Thoy even in-
ivaded the British channel, and watched
like hawks about the English coasts,
-While it is related that one daring pr-i-
jvateer commander, while cruising off
.'the mouth of the Thames, sent a cartel
���'to London proclaiming a blockade of
.the entire British islands, in ridicule of
the blockade of the American coast sj
^JoiHlIy proclaimed
commanders. '
The Chesapeake Bay became the
��� great rendezvous of these privateering
craft, owing to the difiiculty of blockading it, and the city of Baltimore
gained Its early commercial supremacy
and laid the foundation of Its futura
prosperity by the ventures of its mer-[
Chants In this sort of speculation. (
Early in December, 1812, the.-priva-
teer schooner Harpy, one dark' and
stormy night, ran into the harbor of
Baltimore, having successfully avoided
the blockading vessels. She had been
(one on a six months' cruise, having
' sailed from the port of New York; but,
* on her return, finding it closely blockaded sh�� had sought the safer waters
Ot the Chesapeake to make port.
Wliile on her homeward voyage, the
Harpy, during a heavy fog, had got Into
closa proximity to an enemy's brig,
twlthout being aware of it.. The fog suddenly lifting, she had found herself lying-! directly under the guns of a ship
carrying double her. weight of "metal,
flying the British flag. Her own character was well enough told ln her; tall
masts and low, sharp linos; and the enemy had at once opened on her with a
���broadside. The wind favoring, the
commander of the Harpy resolved on a
daring manoeuvre to escape capture or
.'destruction. Bearing; directly down on
the enemy, lie exchanged broadsides,
���then turning away, got considerably to.
the windward before the latter could
tack and again bring her guns to bear.
The Harpy, being very swift, had now
jio difficulty in drawing away from the
pursuing enemy, annoying her In tha
meantime as much as possible with her
Jong swivel gun.
In this little affair; two of the Harpy's
���crew had been killed and several
.wounded; and the flrst duty of the commander, after casting anchor, was to
-get the latter ashore.
Among the wounded crew, was a
"handsome young man, who could
(Scarcely have much passed the period
that marks the arrival of manhood, and
who seemed of more gentle birth and
rearing than his sailor's garb would
���.warrant.
Placed ln the hot-pltal with the rest of
the wounded sailors, he became an object of special Interest to the surgeon in
charge. During the conflict with the
enemy's brig, while helping to man ono
of the guns, he had b-ien struck in tho
Bide by a Hying bolt from the gun-carriage of the gun he was helping to
work, which had been hit by one of tho
enemy's shot, and, besides the breaking
of three or four ribs, had received severe Internal Injuries.
He was not yet out of dnrrger*���Indeed,
the shook to hla system from effects of
his removal to the hospital had aggravated his symptoms, and caused tho
surgeon considerable anxiety. His first
words, on reaching the hospital, had
been the inquiry:
"Doctor, how soon can I get out of
this?"       *�����'���.
The surgeon did not reply, but proceeded to examine into his injuries, and
then to recommend to hisasslstant such
measures aa he thought necessary to
better his condition. But ere the surgeon drew away, the young patient
repeated his question:
"Doctor, won't you tell me how soon
I oan get out of this?"
"Why, my dear sir," replied the kind
surgeon, "Judging from your present
condition, you may have to remain
.With us several months."   ,
"Oh, no, no, no," almost moaned the
young man; "it cannot be. Don't deceive me, doctor. Can't you put me on
my feet in a week?"
"Nonsense," replied the surgeon.
"If you are out ln eight weeks, you
iray consider yourself lucky. Now, no
more talking. The less you talk,and
.worry the sooner you will get well."
"But I must have the assurance thai
I can leave this place soon���very soon,"
continued the young man. "You " da
not know what depends upon It, "doctor.
I had .rather die* than stay here a
month. You must do your best for mo,
doctor." ���
The surgeon glanced again at the
White, sunken face, that showed plainly
the traces of deep suffering, and the
large, brilliant eyes, and replied, with a
grave shake of the head:
"I can make no promises, my dear
young sir. You are very badly hurt,
and lt will need a good long rest and
plenty of care to cure you. Of course,
I will do my best for you; but you must
not worry or fret. It will only delay
your cure. If you . have friends you
wish to Inform the attendants will writs
for you. But now, no more words. 1
Btrlctly forbid you saying anything
mors."
The young man turned his head away
���with an expression of pain and despair,
and the surgeon passed on In his rounds
of the hospital.
A week passed by, and every day tha
"interesting young patient," as the sur.
geon termed the wounded young sailor
rers, or else they honestly - confessed
that they had no wish to enter the old
house after all the strange occurrences
there.
"It la Just as I feared, Ralph." said
the. lawyer to his son, after returning
from his unsuccessful mission. "This
Infernal trickery has so Imposed upon
the community that lt ls practically Impossible to get anybody to go within
gunshot of the old house. There ls no
other way for it���we must go alone.
And why shouldn't we? I confess I feci
somewhat nervous; but; pshaw! what
is there to be afraid of? Suppose we
should run across old Crum or some
other mischievous fellow there? We
shall go well armed aiid prepared, and
have really nothing to fear. Get your
pistols ready, and I will see to mine,
and to having the lanterns propared:
and, after a good dinner, and a bottlo
of wine to warm our courage, I think
we will be ready for the trip."
"Well,   I  am   not   disposed   to   back
out," said Ralph.   "My plstois are good
ones; and If, as   you say, we    should
meet any fellow there, we ought to bo
able to give a good account of ourselves,
But I have no idea we shall meet anybody; and, of lourso, the Idea of our-encountering ghosts  is  preposterous."
"Exactly, Ralph���perfectly silly."        j
"Strango people should be so super* j
Stltlous," remarked Ralph, with an air
intended to Indicate his own entire su- j
periorlty to such a feeling. ;
"Well, I don't know," was thc reply, [
"considering the popular ignorance. ���
There are very few who have any real :
���knowledge of philosophy and science, :
and it is perfectly natural that the un- [
educated mind should refer the phe- j
nomena of Nature, and,even the mosl j
simple oocurrenoes out of the usual or- |
der, to supernatural causes. It ls only |
the highly Intelligent; Ralph, who ara f
superior to the weakness of supersti- j
tion. Ha'd your own education been
different, you might have been more .
suceptlble to ordinary delusions. But I
flatter myself that I have pursued such ���
a system and afforded such an exampla >
in your education that you are far *
above any such unmanly weakness aa
a belief In ghosts." i
Thus    delivering   himself, . Anthony ,
Saybrook drew himself up with an air
that would certainly have been crush- ���
Ing to  any simple-minded believer  In :
ghosts had he been present. j
Ralph nodde'd his concurrence in tha ,
sentiment expressed; and thus they mu.
tually encouraged each other for the ex- j intruders.
forward as he slowly" picked bis way,
down the narrow stairs.
Arriving at the bottom, they found
that the stairs led Into a long, narrow,
dark hallway. They stopped and peered carefully ahead, and the quick eye of
Anthony Saybrook discerned what
seemed to him tbe faint, struggling
gleam of a ray of light piercing the
darkness from the key-hole of some
door.
He stopped, and whispered to Ralph
his suspicion. They closed the slides
of their lanterns, leaving the hallway;
in darkness; and then the surmise of
the lawyer became a reality. There waa
certainly a door-way ahead, and rays of
light gleamed from within.
"It may be sunlight," whispered tho
lawyer, "which finds its way in through
some chink or window. We must examine Into lt, Ralph. Keep close up to
me, and have your pistols ready."
Thus prepared, they proceeded cautiously forward toward the door. The
lawyer placed his hand on the latch,
lifted It, and pushed the door open before him. A sight was presented that
caused the two intruders to start back
In consternation.
The door opened Into a large room.
The bare stone-walls were unplastered;
the beams overhead were unlathed, and
hung with cobwebs. Tbo floor was of
rough boards; and no window admitted
a single ray of sunlight. At a tall, old-
fashioned secretary In one corner of tho.
room there sat the figure of a tall man,
clothed ln. a dark robe that entirely
covered his figure. Two candles burned;
on the secretary, and from these proceeded the rays of light that had shown,
through the door. Tho deslc of the see*
retary waa covered with papers.
The door had scarcely ceased creating on its rusty hinges, and a single
glance shown this picture to the two astonished gazers, when the figure at th��j
secretary arose. It was the sudden
'spectacle of his strange appeoranco that
caused the intruders to start back in,
horror.
The figure was that of a tall, very,
venerable man. He was shrouded from
shoulders to feet.in a long black robe.
A small, close-fitting black cap was upon his head, from underneath which escaped snowy white locks. His face was
smooth-shaven, and large, piercing
eyes looked out from underneath,
shaggy white eyebrows. The expression of his countenance was dlgnlfledl
and majestic as he gazed sternly at tho
pedltlon on hand.
Dinner-hour arrive . and the meal
.was dispatched, although neither could
enjoy it with hi3 usual appetite, spite
of an apparent effort to appear unconcerned and cheerful. But each made
up' for want of "appetite by indulging
rather freely in the after-dinner potations, until their spirits were thoroughly fortified, and they felt almost courageous enough to meet a. verltabla
ghost.
After securing their arms "and lanterns, they set out for the old house.
On arriving, they found the door locked, the workmen having been theie,
taken away their tools, and closed tha
house. They consulted together a few
moments ln whispers. Then they got
their arms ready, lighted the lanterns,
For a moment, the two men stoofl
huddled together In the narrow hallway,
ln the full light issuing through tha
door. Sudden surprise had deprived
thorn of all power to act ln so unexpected an emergency. They could only gaze
as If petrified at the majestic and ap-.1
parently unearthly figure before them.
Raising an arm, and pointing a long*,
skinny finger at them, the strange personage spoke:
"Who are you that Intrude uninvited
on my sacred privacy?   Begone, ere It
prove the worse for you." \
Anthony   Saybrook   strove  to   speak,
but no words came from his chattering
teeth.   The gloomy, strange surround-
' Ings,  and  the sudden  aspect of    thla
'��� strange figure, had deprived him sud-
I denly of all courage whatever.   He felt
from the Harpy, renewed his pleading** ;
(with the surgeon to secure an early dis- !
charge from  the hospital.    With  good,
care, rest and nourishing food, he was
Blowly gaining strength,  and  asserted
that ho felt well enough  to leave;  but
the surgeon was afraid that the Interna i
���Injuries were of too grave a.character
to warrant an early discharge from his
care, and denied every appeal allow ed *
to leave. !
Ono  morning,  on  his  rounds  of  tho
hospital, the surgeon came to the ward
that  contained   the   wounded   sailors��� ,
most of whom were now convalescent. |
On approaching the cot that had con- '
tained the young man, he was greatlj;
surprised to find it vacant.   He had just
been considering, as he came along, the
advisability of Informing hla very anxious patient that he could.be discharged
ln a week or two.    But he was gone, j
Inquiry gave no clue to the secret of his
departure, nor were any of the.hospitai;
attendants aware of it.    He  had  evi- j
dently got wearied of waiting a cure,!
and, securing the help probably of somo j
of his sailor comrades, had been asaist-
sd to dress and make his way from tin
-ho3pItaI"wIthotit-attracting*:the"i.tte*ii-7
tion  of" anybody.
The surgeon was very much chat.Tlnefl
and Indignant. "lie .'berated-his"nssls-
and Anthony Saybrook applied the key, i
opened the door, and the two adventurous investigators stepped Into the old
hall.
For a moment all was dark and
gloomy, and they peered cautiously and
suspiciously about. Not a sound waa
to be heard. The feeble light of tha
lanterns scarcely sufficed to dispel tha
shadows that hung about the duplex
old hall The long perspective faded
Into darkness; the doors leading oif to
adjoining rooms seemed to glower
blackly at them; the tall climbing staircase, with Its heavy balustrades, showed spectral and ghostlike; In short,
thore was an air of gloomy mysterlous-
noss about the dusky surroundings that '
greeted the two adventurous lnvesti- '
gators of the mystery that had so ions ���
been the subject of legend and unquestioned faith.
"Ugh! Ralph." said the elder Say-
Tbrook, "this old, gloomy hall strikes a
chill to my veins. I don't wonder that
people get ghost-fiightened on coming
ln here. It ls high time the old houso
was put In order, and the light and air
allowed to enter and banish this ghostly gloom. One's voice.sounds unearthly
ln here. Ah, here is where the masons
have been at work. Pity they couldn't
have kept at It. A coat of good white
over* this old brown wall would have
lightened- this gloomy aspect and afforded us a. more cheerful reception.
Now, which way shall we turn���upstairs or down?; I suppose the proper
place to investigate Is down in the basement and cellars; but, before doing so,
suppose we take a turn about up hero
and view our future domicile.
Acting on this suggestion, they pro**
ci-euea up tne staira, and, passing rroifl
room to room, chatted cheerfully on tho
frozen with fear, as if in the presence
Of a spirit from the nether world.
Again the figure warned them away|
.with a majestic and almost threatening
gesture.
Neither of the men could resist the in.
clinatlon to flee. They hurried through
the.hall and up tho stairs, nor did they,
pause till, pale and panting, they wero
a half-a-dozen rods from the house.
"Merciful powers, Ralph," exclaimed
Anthony Saybrook, "what can , thia
mean?" ���
"Don't ask me," replied Ralph.    .      I
"It's a mystery beyond my fathoming," said the lawyer.
"I expected to be annihilated on tho
spot," exclaimed Ralph.
"I, too," responded the father. ."It'a
a most Incomprehensible mystery. What
shall we do?" y
"Go home," responded Ralph.
"And Rolff House?"
"Leave It to tlio devil and old Rolff'a
ghost," replied Ralph; "I've had enough
of it."
"Ralph, a suggestion strikes me,"'
said the lawyer. .'
"What is lt."
"I will tell you when we get home.
I must have time to collect my
thoughts."
"I need light," said Ralph. r"Tho
whole thing is an impenetrable mystery
to me. If that was'rot old Rolff's ghost,'
���who was it?"
"Ah, there's the point, Ralphv It was
no ghost I'd rather it were. There's
.work for our wits now, and all that wa
Will want   Let ur go home."
They made all haste to reach their)
'domicile.
No sooner did they enter?the houst
than_Anthony^Saybropk_proceeded_to
"First Aid for the Injured.'"
TvVcmet in Kensington High street, and
Hilda informed me that she was on hei
way home from an ambulance class that
was held every week at Lady Mac-
Gregor's.
"Everv woman ought to know how U
render first aid to the injured," she said,
with gentle decision.
j I assented warmly, and asked for par
'tier-liars as to the method of procedu,r��
at these valuabln gatherings.
"First, of course, we have tea," Bali
Hilda, "and then we all go into the lib
rary and sit round tho table, with, thu
doctor at tho head and the skeleton af
the side."
"And can you see the skeleton fronf
your seat?" I enquired.
"Quite as much ns I want to!" rcpliet?
Hilda, firmly. "We were a littlo late ir
beginning to-day," she went on, "as Mrs
I)c Winton hnd forgotten thc timo oJ
tho class, and of course wo could nol
begin till she had had her ten."
"And what was the subject this afternoon?" I enquired.
Hilda turned reluctantly from the shoj
window she wns contemplating.
"Fractures!" she said, importantly.
"There arc eight signs and symptoms ol
fractures. I-'can only remember one���
crop���crop���it sounds something liko
crepe, because when the doctor mentioned it I remarked to Gertrude how
strango it wns that one saw so little
crepe de chine this scasorr, when it was
all the rage last year. Oh! I know���-
crepitus! And that," she added thoughtfully, "is the one thing you are not tc
try and discover for yourself. It is verj
important to remember tlris." "
"And what is the treatment to bet*
I ventured, much impressed.
Hilda's face assumed a pitying tenderness, beautiful to behold.
"Keep the poor dear warm'and com
fortahle till tiro doctor comes!" she said
evidently qrroting from a little manual
she was holding in her hnnd. "Vou see,
it isn't" likely you would be currying
splints and bandages about with you, to
say nothing of the book, nnd it is renlly
safer not to attempt too muchl Thougb
of course we have all learnt to bandage.
We have a boy on purpose at jBd, an
hour." ..'������'
"Wee MacGreogor?" I suggested.    ..
���   "No,"  said  Hilda,  seriously,  "Roaald
.wouldn't  statrd  still  long enough.    Wi
'have a .little  fellow    from    the  Boys'
Home." i
"And when is tbe next class held?" 1
asked.
* "Well," said Hilda, puckering her forehead, "that is rather a difficult .-thing to
settle. Yoii seo there is always some-
Tone away, and the best thing to do is to
'arrange to have the classea when as few
jas possible are absent. This afternoon,
'while we were at tea, Lady MacGregoi
-had a telegram from two of the members
to say that they had been kept so long
tit LibcrtVs that they were poaitlvely
obliged to* have tea at Fuller's, and thev
didn't see how tlrey could possibly bo in
'time, and it would be such a pity t*.-.
disturb the class."
. "And what about the examination T" 1
asked, sternly. "What will you all dc
when thc time of reckoning comes?"
"Oh, well," explained Hilda, "if you an
absent more than once from the lecturer
you are not eligible for examination,
There have been two lectures so far, one
we have all been absent once, and J
really don't see how we are to avoid be
ing absent again. So we shall none oi
us be eligible for examination," she con*
eluded cheerfully. "However, we shal'
liave the knowledge, and that is wortl
more thnn any arnouut of certificate,*"
isn't It?"���"Punch."
Individualities.
h closet and bVought out bottle and
subject of the peculiarities of the rooma | glasses,
fulness.
"It's a pity," he said, as he moved on.
"That boy will probably sacrifice hla
life to his zeal to return to his friends.
*.n a couple of weeks he might have gona
safely, too. It's a shame. If I find out
he was allowed to go with the connivance of anybody here. It will eo hard
.With him."
For many weeks, the disappearance
Of the young sailor was the subject of
curiosity, and speculation In the hospital..    '
CHAPTER XXVn. '--.
Spite ol his skepticism as to the nature of the mysterious occurrences at
Rolff House, and his suspicions that
Carl Crum was at the bottom of the
Whole business, Anthony Saybrook felt
���nervous and uneasy ln regard to the
proposed visit of himself and Ralph to
the house to Investigate the matter.
The truth was, that the lawyer. Ilk.
many men who are Intellectually very
* daring/was physically a coward, and,
though he was no believer whatever in
ghosts, he had an undeflnable dread of
again entering the old mansion while
In Its present state. He could not forget the strange" and terrible death of
Leb. Sackett, nor the fright he had had
at the time of the discovery of the
corpse of the would-be robber of tho
strong vault built  by Magnus   Rolff.
.While Inwardly sneering at his own
cowardice, he made an effort to secure
the services of some resolute man to
accompany him on the pioposed Investigation; but without success. Then-
were but few men in the little community whom he would have trusted for
such a purpose, and, not much to his
surprise, all whom lie approached on
the subject had buslnoss on hand that
prevented  their  ivcceptano:  of  1.1s  ofr
tants roundly for their want of watch-j an$ tjje improvements that could    bo
' made in them. But there was little to
attract them long in the bare; unfurnished floors, and they proceeded down'
stairs again and wandered through tho
rooms leading off from the old ball.
���Here there was much to interest them,
In the quaint and massive furniture,
the once rich but faded decorations, and
the many evidences of former grandeur
end taste surrounding them. Ere lonff
they found themselves in the room that
had been occupied by the late mistress
of Rolff House, and in which she liad
died. While examining this room, the
keen glance of Anthony Saybrook detected a small door that was set ln tho
dark wainscoting, and which appeared
as If It might be a sloset. Opening it
casually, he was surprised to discover
a staircase, which evidently led down-
to the basement.  -   .
"Ah, Ralph." he said, "here ls a discovery. This seems to be a secret staircase, and perhaps lt Is Just the clue we
Want. It leads down stairs, and, as we
are about ready to go below, suppose
we see where this will take us. to."
By this time, the two men had recovered from any feelings of nervousness
felt on first entering the house. The
dead silence reigning everywhere had
convinced them that there waa nobody
ln the house, and the trip up stairs had
been taken by the shrewd but not over-
courageous lawyer to give ample time to
any Individual, If he were secreted in
the house, to get out of the way. But
they had ceased to have any expectaf
tions of meeting anybody, and the dis-1
covery of the secret stairway had simply awakened curiosity.
Nevertheless, before entering lt, they
trimmed their lanterns, and looked
���gain to their arms. Anthony Saybrook
then proceeded ahead, carefully holding
his lantern so as to throw its beams
"I must have something to steady my
nerves, Ralph," he said. "This day's
bad luck has -upset me completely.
Curse all the blundering fates that havo
conspired to create this snarl ln our
plans. Oh, it's too bad, too bad, when*
all was going forward so nicely. Here,
(Ralph, take a glass.   You need it."
Ralph did not decline the Invitation.
Ee felt the want of a stimulant
Settling back in hiB chair, Anthony
(Saybrook put his hand to his head and),
knotted'his brow ln deep thought-
Ralph waited awhile, and then spoke:
���Tou said you had a suggestion?"
���Tes," was tho reply. "I have been
comparing probabilities In my mind.
This ls a deep riddle, Ralph. There ls
more ln lt than I like to think. That
strange old man ln Rolff House���who
can it be? The ghost of Magnus Rolft?*
That's too weak���too silly. Who then?
.Why not old Magnus Rolff himself. He
never died that anybody knows. Ho
simply disappeared. That Is the only,
explanation I can think of, to meet this
mystery. It seems incredible, too; but
what else are we to think? Where could
he have been all these years? Is lt he
that has been creating all these strange
doings at Rolff House? What can his
object be? The whole subject grows
more complicated and strange as ona
thinks of It. I'am puzzled beyOnd expression; but many little things occur
to me that seem to fit this theory.   If It
*��Theru pie Lady."   '*'"
The announcement that JMiss. nallit
Krminre Rives, tire Virginia novelist, wa��
seriously considering the plan of giving
up literature for the footlights to
-assume the rolo of the h. .-oine in the
dramatization of her late 1. vol, "Hearts
Courageous," has' inspired orre budding
poet to song. Tho authoress's notable
possession is a wonderful head of curliii'j
hair of the tint that Dido and other fascinating women of antiquity have possessed. Interviewers have called it by
such terms as "flame-washed," "Swedish
yellow," "beaten-bronze," "tawny-russet"
and "streaked amhor." Others have contented themselves with tlL more obvious
adjective of threo letters. Mis3 Hives
was once heard to say that when, ns a
child, sho asked her "black 'mommy"
why her hair was not like other children's, the old woman used to say: "Honey-chile, ah specks, fo' yo' was horned,
yo' doire runned th'oo hell bar'-hc-aded."
The poetical ofTort referred to, Mis*)
Hives found in her mail the other day,
It was unsigned, and the authoressjias
--beeti���pacing���it^
friends   with   joy.    Tho   "Book   News"
prints it: . - *
A  RHYME  OF   REDHEADS.
I warble no ballad of senso or of salad,
But a rhyme of a torrid Intention,
For  I   sing   of   tho   red   that   emblazon��
the  head
,   Of a type th. t's too many to mention.
It's wiry and  i. :ry and always Insplry,
And very,  oh.  very  well  bred.
It's  a  vision  Elyslan   of   tints   that   on
Titian���
That's red!-Red!!-RED!!l
Now,   lithe    Mrs.    Carter,    who    chowi
ereom-a-tartar
And znzas hor frizzes of auburn*,
Has a head of rare red (tho' a rival Iran
���   said- ���   -  ��� ���      ��������������� ���	
That sho wouldn't for monoy so daufi
horn!) .
It's gushy  and  bluahy,  and  maybe  not
luahy.
Though   very,   oh,   very   well   fed.
But I sing of an airy, new, cap capillar**
As red!���RedII���RED!!!
For Mrs.  Brown Potter a new plan hat
got her
To put ln a play galumpageous
A fresh tawny-top, 'ncath whose sorrel*
hued mop
Grew the story we call " Hearts Cou*>
ageous."
Oh, It's rough on tho yellows, the black!
and prunellas,
But It's very,  oh,  very well Bald
That thc cerebral  color  that  yanks   thi
big  cruller
Is rsd!���Red!!���RED!!!
The following incident is related la "V/
C." as having occurred in Soutli Africa f
One of the soldiers who had been reported killed in a certain battle, and against
whose name in the regimental books a
note to that effect had been made, afterward turned up and reported himself.
Then tha sergeant made another note ia
the book i "JDied by mistake." ITie man
was placed in the hospital, and a fetf
weeks later succumbed to the Injuries
he had received. This fact was communicated to tho sergeant through the
colonel of the regiment, and then, a third
note was made: ''Re-died by order of the
colonel.*-
JJ-Taudo Adams, on tho "Deutschland,"
hnd .been describing the readings from
Rostand she had given in French, which
had caused an old gentleman to present
her with nn ancient Kgyptian piipvrn**.
Areeiing ofl* u little, she continued: '"Mv
French is imperfect enough, but it oxcefa
that of an Englishwoman whom I met in
Cairo. She, nt Shcphcard's Hotel, picked
tip a French menu and trniisliitcd 'Kits d.*
voau a la flnrrneierc' 'The smile of a calf
at a banker's wife.' When sire was told
that this phrase meant merely sweetbreads, sho was as much surprised ns th*
American in Paris who was asked if he
would have his eggs *a la eo-j.' Ife answered:  *No; a la hen, of course.'-'.
Sir Thomas I.ipton's friend Willi: ni
Fife, the designer of "Shamrock IU.,"
loves his country profoundly, and he never
tires of singing tiro praise" of Great Britain. On his recent voyage over a number of Americans endeavored, in a humorous way, to prove to him Americi's
superiority over all other countries.-Mr.
Fife, however, was not to be convinced.
"I lovo my land," he sard. "I love it mo
well that I suppose, when I come to die
I'll be like old Peregrine TDagrrras, the
slrlpchandlcr. Old Peregrine, as he lav on
his deathbed, hated to depart. He" bemoaned his hard lot. He seemed to want !
to live forever. 'But, Peregrine,' his wife !
said, 'you are going to a better place.'
'Ah,' ho answered, 'there's no place like
old England.'" .
The first Lord Amptliill once called
upon Bismarck, and while he waited in
an ante-room beforo being received by
the German Chancellor," out came Count
iHarrv Amim, fanning himself with his
(handkerchief, and looking as if hc were
about to choke. "Well," he said, "I con
Jot understand how Bismarck can bear
Xhat���smoking tho strongest Havanas in
a stuffy little room. I had to beg him to
open the window." When the Englishman tntered the apartment, he found
Bismarck apparently gasping for breath
at the open window. "What strange
tastes, some people have," the Chancellor
said, .���'Ar-olm has just been with me, and
he wag eo overpoweringly perfumed that
���I could stand it no longer, and had lo
,cpen the window."
: John Wesley believed in the people,
and one of tha chief secrets of his sue- j
.cess lay in his power to learn from the
masses how to Speak to tlufa and inliu-1
ence them. 0:i one occasion ho was walking with his scarcely less famous brother. Charles Wesley, the hymn-writer, In
a !*.u.*ble street ia London, when thoy
came- face to face wit]*, a crowd of fish-
women who wero in a, row, and were
cursing and swearing in & most excited
fashion. Charles Vcdey, mora timid
than his brother, turned to John, and
said: "Brother, let us go up this other
street and escape from thi'3. mob,*" But
John Wesley thought Charle4 'needed
more contact with the people, and taking
.^n'ra by both shoulders faced around toward the quarreling women. gaying"r
"You 6tand there, Charles Waley, aatt
.learn how to preach!"
The city treasurer of Edinburgh", Colonel Sir Robert Cranston, who has late>
ly been' knighted by King Edward, woi
called upon recently by a commercial
traveler, who wished to' see the colonel
on business. As Sir Robert, like most of
his associates, is of the volunteer corps,
not of tho regular army, the traveler*'.?
enquiry was for ".Mr." Cranstun. "Colonel"  Cranston,  he   was  informed,  was
'out.   "Oh, very well; can I see Jlr. ,
then?"   (mentioning another member ofj
the  firm).    ".Major     is  out,   too." ���'
"And ls Mr. out, also?" "I nm sorry ',
to say that Captain   has just left :
to attend a musketry class."   Tho exasperated traveler turned  lo go, when ho
wag recalled and asked If he wished to
leave any message.    "Well," he replied, J
"it's of no consequence, but you might '
just say, if you think of it, that Lord ;
Woiseley looked in."
Curious Bits c. * lews.
l**-bacteriologi.**;s Irava ftt"��t#
���mall piece from a woma-n's skirt whiS
mid been trailed through London streets^
snd after washing it in distilled water;
have examined the olTsic.rings under ���
���microscope. One hunri, ed an J fifty drops
of the water contained in. re than twenty-five thousand germs of such disease*
ss consumption, diphtheria and typhoid
fever.
Tire automobile lawn-mower wo?, suiC
i to come. Xo .--ooner was it prophesied
than an inventor made one, and it can bfr*
soon in operation on tlie Capitol ground
iD Washington. When it is produced al
a popular price, the suburbanite, of
whom tiro comic paper* make so unroll
sport, may tako a few turns about his
lawn every morning, and then head tht
mower toward the p-ilnc-d station ta
take his train for town. On his retur��*j"
tn tho afternoon ho may firrish tho joli
of mowing the lawn, whi!- lie keeps the*
grass along the roadside *!t and rollcdj
by hu daily trii s. Then i.u -Sunday** In*.*
may give his hi by a riuo up arrd dow--*W
the* road in its V..irscless carriage, that i({.
may understand what the modern inves***
tor can do. J
The Shawnee "Herald" offers thU e*sl ���-
ceptionnl   value  in  bird   stories:    Jesatt***
Davis,   a.*, farmer,  who   rc.-idi--,   cn-t   of
town,  has a  sparrow's  ne.*t  which  wag -
built in the rear of a buggy seat wlrica "
Mr. Davis frequently uses.   The cover ol  .
the  seat  had  worn away,  and  th-  oldj.
birds took possession of trie moss paddiuj.
and made a very couifortalrie liom*. Ms
Davis  once  a  week  comes   to  town  t4'
remain all day, but the old bird stays a^
home  on   these   occasions,  roturrvng
her nest as soon as the
shed.   The eggs sho
hatched and Mr. Davi
day with the buggy and tlie little spapt
rows,  but  the   parent   bird   ;s  a-.   uom*|
awaiting the return oi her young ones-..
The Pullman Company >:...** mad." a demand on F. P. Woolsion. a promTne.il
Christian Endeavorer, of ticiiver, for twa.
hundred dollars damage.**; to the sl'-epzl
in which he recently made liis brkUJ
trip. It seems that the car'.was capture.*)
by Woolston's friends and decorated i**
a" unique mariner. Men's and women"!)
shoes and old horseshoes arrd bannerl
and things were nailed lo lho wi-idow-J
of "the Pullman sleeper, inside and out
Nails were driven ink. Vie car with 3'|
much abandon as if it had been a picket
fence. When the slc;pir got back tq
Denver'from Ogden it is said that i*,
looked as if it had been tlie target for ^
Gatling gun. It was taken out of sett
vice and put in the shops,mid now th4
Pullman Company is trying to makti
Woolston pay for the repairs.
The court of Amsterdam has a -'---ngi
lawsuit b<--.ore it. As far back .. - "eb -
ruary last year a newly-born chih .v.ti
taken from the mother's care to b��
reared in an incubator. Tn acrrr'mes
with medical advice tho inirr. nai
packed in wadding a::.i hurried t*. V-��
hospital,   where   the     incubators   sta-Jy
the old bird stays a��
asions, roturrvng it
thc buggy reaches i!|
laid there have no��
vis is in Shawneo toj[
Meant
thi
-eady to Toceive wcak'y babie;
while, in compliance w.:tb Dutch
father had the
and the child
Franciscus Gerard
the hospital a rece .
baby boy, and he was put into one of thii
incubators. 'Some weeks passed, ar d thi
parents received notice that their chilci
"was well enough to he taken away. Ii
agine the father's surprise when he wenl
to fetch his son to have a baby girj
thrust into his arms I The hospital iiuhi
declared some mistake had been mv le b
the parents. The parent.?, nurse ai-I ot
er witnesses declared tiie mistake -u rs o*j
the part of the hospit-.l authorities. Th<-
haby girl was not wanted by the parents
of the missin? baby boy, and nobody elsi
owned her. Tire father look proc. Jingt
against the mayor of the city, and
claimed two hundred and forty j-sundry
damage for his lost son. Durin;; ths*
time tho child was in the incubator tli*
0*iside of the machine w.13 painted, andj
according to the plarntiti'.-; advocate, tl'4
-���flrds on which nre written the puticr-*
Jars rcj-prding  the inmates were mix-s^.
Ia Dear Old London.
Near-Sig-hted.
Ehe Will Dolt
Txady Meml*    of the Advanced Brigade.
���-I  cannot  understand   why  you' men
"".T' '��'""" "',!"'*;   ""   wem to prefer thc silly, foolish, fciana
Is not Magnus Rolff, then the strange 1   ��� f,      , "      .._,'.T   ._
old man ������� m.t ���,,,.��( he a ma'dman or. TT0I?*en* who .hav,e n0T*i J v0 thou-5htB  "JJ
ids.   If I were a man, I
girl with a mind of her
old man we met must be a madman or, .,   , , - _
a thief.   But It is-it must be him.   He   tMi* ^empty^ heads.   If I were a man, I
may be mad; also���arr eccentric, at least
���or why this strange reappearance? "
"Supposing    all   this    Is  true,
then?" Inquired Ralph, eagerly.
what
should select
own.
Male Outsider���The worst of that sort
of woman is that sho is always so fond
"Aye. what then?" answered the law-   of giving pieces of it away.���"Ally 81op-
yer.    "Who knows?   It will depend on'��*f-    "'
circumstances to which we can obtain
no clue.   Of course, no sue would believe ln his Identity, If "he should show
himself and endeavor to establish It.' oyer himself,
(To be Continued.)
Pyer���Who holds tho record in yout
Automobile clubt   Jack���Shaffer. He rai
-���*
"Gracious! I will have to get stronger
glasses. I can't see to read any mors.")
(-"'���Judge."
������    '    ���   ,.������*. * ���*      ���--
Just live^Sfclthin your income, for
'     There's Affrays this about  it,
ITou'll have to live within it, or
'    Some day you'll live without it.
"In Jj*-lijpiyiijiii1 with your wife!".
"No, mm\ 9�� quarreled  wrd  me."
���Don't you ever answer back!"
"Jedge,   replied the witness, "I'm* for*,
���ty year old I"���Atlanta "Constitution."
"Speaking    of _Jiad  falls,"  remarked.
.Joggers, "I fell bm% ot a window once,;
>nd the sensation' was terrible.   During- j
my transit ihrough thc air I really be*''
The .    "Argonaut's"       correspondent
"Coc'ia.'-:*.-*,*' says tb.it Die recent wans
spell  i::   iT.j British  in:tropoli*> broughrj
out   two   really   marvelous   street   cog
lurrres, wT.ivh  were worn  by well **cnowi
clubmen.    "One popular anny ofiV-er 01
the   headquarters  stall     nt  the     llorsi
Guards,"  ba   ..rites, ���'coming down   thi
shady side of Regent street, wn.- arrayec
in a pair of thin, white e-.unbric trci^era
Very" wide and caught in at the kreea
^hJiti.*ierc=m!^(*tW^ -
white  and  narro-v  and  elaborately  erij
broidcred bind.   Tlris girrrrent w��- won
over  a  wbii.   cambric- ihirt,  made   fujl
and baggy, with a drip turn-over collai
of  the  same  materii*!,  and   edged  witl
white lace.   The  front of  the shirt ha<
also wide lace trimmings of the 'frcg' pat ���
tern. On his head he wore ft white strain
'Toredor* hat, with 11 puggaree attached
on his feet, which were ..arc, were whili
canvas sand shoes.    ���!- v as -aid that hii
wife (ayoung woman) lu..I materially aa
sistcd in providing thc outl't, and  thai
it was done for a wager.   I do not thin!
so.    The other get-up was quite as gro
tesque, and there  was  ::o  wager aboul
it.    It was worn by one of the elevercsl
young king's counsel:**  at the Chnncerj ���
bar, and consisted of an entire suit���bal
waiitcoatj���-of    thin.   Ile.h-colored    eil&^
over win'ch wae worn a sort of dinn*}
jacket and trousers, made very loose,
ordinary white muslin, with pink sat
bows at wrist and throat.    It waa frtk
gile,  and   would   need   constant   repleit
ishment for a whole summer's use.    Bul
it lasted quite long enough for this spell
You will doubtless be inclined either f*;
doubt the existence of tliesc costumes -��
the sanity of their  wearers, but I can
assure you  that  they  appeared on thi
street exactly as I hive described thi
snd were seen by hundreds of peopT
Somewhat Mixed.
r��T*��tt
Mrs.  Scatterbrain���It  was   w*fien
were at the pyramids irr  Norway���oJ
-mtujtj
it
.���-     ,..       ,,    ,- . .- , wasn't   it   there,   dear?���then   -.   ..,
Jieve I thought of every mean act I ew 1 have -^^ at  the fiplli   ���-  Waterloo
.committed in my life."   "H'm!" growled j Egypt���or was it the !T..rds  fa "Rome
Jiggers,   you must have fallea.an awful; Ko���. j ^^ to aink t. u  j io Ml
distance."��� St. Lours "Star." 1 u wa9 whcn we werc ,a<ag the Vatl  ������
���'- "One wife too many!" e*xclaimcd Mrs. i ��t Cologne, or tho leaning tower of 0
Wcderly, a* she glanced at the headlines ; *-*P the Rhine, or thc Lo::vre at Venic
of her hiiiband's-piper. "I suppose that j anyway, it was at one of thos* forei
is an account of the doing of lomo,biga- *places, which we sa��. when* we weal
mist." "Not necessarily, my dear," re- 'away last year, that���that���that���w
piled her ttllsband, without daring to - there now���if I haven't forgattatft
'Jbokus,     '-������  j I w" golsg to UU youi    _^*-^ Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Meifs Journal.  Thursday,  Novum iiki- 20, H>!**���������!.  ail  1  I i  WELL DONE,  VANCOUVER.  The bye-ol.iclion Inst Woilnesdiiy.  ���������whereby, despite all cfUoils of tl c  Liberal leader, lien. Clnulcs AVilsi.n  was returned at tin' bend "f tin- 1������'H ���������'>'  a largely irrcr-ensed m.-ijoi-ily. shows  conclusively that the people ot* Hriti-sh  Columbia are tired of political unrest.  Capt. J. Dull* .Stuart, the ilefe.-il.eil  candidate, is a mnn of IiIkIi personal  character and therefore no extra neons  j-easons can he alleged for the small  vote polled hy him.  Hon. Charles 'Wilson will, ns Attorney-General, uphold the truest principles of judicial rectitude. Mis high  personal character, acknowledged even  by his opponents, eminently ..fits hiin  for the position of one of the Lieutenant-Governor's most trusted advisers.  J lis well known ability a.s a member of  the bar is written large upon the history of the Province. Several of his  more important speeches, such as the  closing argument before the Oriental  Commission, the defence in the "Bawn-  moi-e" conspiracy ease, and hi.s ili-nin-  atic pleading for Kennedy, the alleged  murderer, at New Westminster some  years ago, have become classics irr the  lecordsof forensic eloquence in 'British  Columbia. Thus equipped he will fill  his new position not only with honor  to himself but credit to the people of  of the Province.  We congratulate the Attorney-General on the recent emphatic endoi-sa-  lion given him and also the people of  Vancouver on the wisdom of their  choice. No part of the province need  fear that Mr. Wilson's re-election will  give the Terminal cily undue weight  in the Executive Council as both he  and Hon. R. G. Tatlow are men of  bron.b minds determined, like the rest  of the Cabinet, to do equal .iiisticc lo  every part of British Columbia.  unfair for the parents  lo unduly ham   i which will, we  believe, he  considered  per- their-  children  irr the hattie of life) during the presenfcsession with results  hy withholding that; foundation for  future enlightenment, which, afler all,  is as much ns both public and high  school training* can give them.  A NEW START.  CIVIC ELECTIONS.  It. is Hearing the time when the  lnunicipiil elections will engage the  attention of the City of Bevelstoke.  We understand Mayor 0*l-5rien has  stated definitely that he will not be a  candidate for re-election. This fact  will remove some interest from 'the  oampaign but will also admit of new-  blood more easily being infused into  our body politic. There are seveiaj  good men, both in the present* council  and out of it, who would occupy the  position of Chief Magistrate with dignity to the city.  The selection of aldermen will he  much more easy if only the most competent men can he induced to become  candidates. All things being equal,  past experience should count for much  in their- election, but it will he unwise  for any voter to cast hi.- ballot for  _either_ mayor or aldermen for that  reason alone  The coming year promises to he one  of great pi-ogre.-s in the city and pro-  gierwive men must he placed at the  head of affaire. There should he none  of picayuni.-h temperament in place.**  of power1 in Kevelstoke. Many civic  improvements will have to he marie  in the near future 'which will entail  expense, but no policy of shilly shally  should be permitted. The city has to  face the problem of adequate water  supply and electric light facilities. In  competent hands these could he provided and revenue at once derived  therefrom equal to interest and sinking fund on additional outlay. Hut  this cannot lie accomplished unless u  comprehensive scheme is d-ivised and  adhered to. Many experiences, with  the electric light plant in particular',  show the unwisdom of false economy  nnd the needs of Revelstoke demand  that her next Mayor and Council  consist of men who are not afraid to  suffer a little unpopularity for what.  the}- deem right.  In associatiorr with the School Trustees tbe matter of a high school will  next year he of paramount importance,  The present School Board did as much.  we believe, as laid in their power' but  the apathy of paren's caused the  (dropping of the project for the present. This must he takeir up, and at  once. Revelstoke is the only city of any  The opening session of a new Legislature must ever lie the occasion of  speculation ns lo the t-haraeler of the  business tn he. brought hefore it. At  lln; present juncture, however, this  forecasting is considerably aided by  foreknowledge of many important  matters upon which lion, Richard  McvHi-iile and members of his cabinet  h.-iue already announced the government's policy.  And this we know, that the opening  of the Legislature today gives the  Province a new start on its career  which has, for the past lew years, heen  one rather* of retrogression than progress.  Probably the most serious subject  for dismission will he the firriineial  positiorr, upon which we dwelt somewhat fully in our last issue, and we  are sure that the course of action  shortly he outlined hy the Minister of Finance will meet, with the  approval of the electorate.  There are other matters of very  grave importance, foremost among  which is better railway communication for that large stretch of territory  extending from Sinrilkaineen to the  mouth of the Fraser and embracing,  besides the rich mineral belt from the  Tularneeri valley to Mount Baker, the  fertile agricultural municipalities* of  Chilliwack, Langley, Surrey and the  Delta. The Premier-hasalready stated  that he hopes lo provide (his railway,  commonly called the Coa-sL-ICoolenay.  without cost to the. Province and we  can hardly understand that he will lie  hampered in his efforts by the local  members, although they have beerr  elected as members of the Opposition.  Vancouver has also a very large  interest in this project, which, through  the Hearing completion of lire Pras-er  river bridge, will at. last give that cily  a competitive railroad to the (',. P. ll.  and also permit its merchants to  obtain a larger .-hare of the trade of  the interior than at present. The  ������������������solid five" will not only work for the  good of their own constituent.-* hut fnr  the whole province south of the Kra.-er  far' reaching in their cliai-m-ler- for lhe  helter-meut of conditions in the  Province.  Despite the Opposition statements  to the contrary the present Government is in power to stay and we do  not think (hat. any factious obstruction will be tolerated hy the people at*  large. The Conservative pari.y is orr  ils trial anil will, we are assured, ie-  llect credit not only on the present  Mouse hut. also upon the principles  with which thc party in power is  identilied.  Hot Air Jim.  Tlie Vancouver World is a little  astray in the initials of out* own Jim  who anticipated a query from a reporter and delivered a het air oration  as published below. Fin- the benefit  of the World we might state that Mr.  Kellie's name is James Mugwump and  not .1. XV. as our contemporary lias it:  "Yes; 1 intend to cairy out the protest," said Mr. J. \Y. Kellie, of Revelstoke, almost anticipating a query.  "I am not doing this to embarrass the  government," he continued, "but I.  believe I have good grounds, distinctly  good grounds, to ask for the invalidation of the eleetiorr irr my constituency  and I run assured that that being  dorre I will get my seat irr the legislature.  '���������As regards other matters, from all  that I can learn I am convinced that  the Liberals will hnve.au even chance  in Kamloops, aird if Mr. .Stuart; is  elected, as he should he, if Vancouver  is true to its owrr interests, the. Liberal party will have just as good, if not  a better' chance lo carry orr the government without an .appeal to the  people than the Conservatives have or  can have. It would certainly he preferable to avoid an appeal to the people,  wilh its consequent cost and iiu-moil,  if possible."  LEGAL  ���������������������������������������������ossaoossoacaeeosassss  L.K MA.SI-HE A SCOTT.  Barristers, Solicitor*, 1-Ttc.  ituvelsioko, 11. <;.  J.M.Suott,i).A.,li)'i.II.   W.do N'.lcMulslrc, M.A  fJAKVKY, M-CAIITE** A: I'lXKIIAM  llarrisiors. Solicitor.***, El**.  Solicitors Ior lini.ori.'il Ktiiik of OR'.iuiln.  Compimv funds to Kmn -its (.orcem.  l''!l.**T ST1IKKT,   lU'VCl.-roUu 11. (!.  SOCIETIES.  Rod Roso Decree meets ('(*(*orr(l mril Torrrtli  TtietMltivH nf ciu-li month; White lloso- lieRrc-*  meets third Tuosdiiv of eneh qiuirlci', In Oddfellows llnil.   Visliinit brethren welcome  t. ii. iiAKun, 11. cooki:,  President. Secruliiry.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  .Koiruliir mcctiiiKS arc held In the  Oddfellow's Hull on the Third hri-  flri}- of eneh month, at 8 r>.rn. sharp.  Visiting brethren cocdiully Invited  ElTi. ADAIH, \V.*M  W. JOHNSI'ON, lU'C.-Sec.  11 bringing   the   Coiist-Kooieiiay railway to asuece.-fful issue.  There is also the question of civil  se -vice reform to which the pic-ent  ���������uliiiistiation is committed. This will  have to be dealt with in a broad and  itatesmanlike ni.-irfnei* and. though il  may mean the reduction of lire number of public servants, we believe the  s.ibu-y estimates can be considerably  curtailed without the slightest .-acii-  iice of efficiency.  We have dealt on -.everul occa-*ion-  with tht* qjie.-rion of the mining 1 cv-  irul pointed orrt the lu-ce-sily for their*  .imendmcnt*���������and-consolidation.���������.ThU_  will require careful consideration arrd  we trust that if this important matter  i-; taken up at the -ess-ion commencing  today the Minirm Committee will not  permit anything to stand in the way  of a full and impartial discussion fo.'-  lowerl hy a comprehensive measure  ���������setting at rest for- ever the dissatisfac-  ���������ion and removing the many ambiguities that, exist in the Mir-cral Act, in  particular.  The tenure of timber licenses also  requires consideration. Yearly leases  ire not enough. The life of n. license  must be extended either-by making  re-leasing mandatory on the Lnnds  (tnd Works Department or increasing  the ler-m to a I, least live year's.  We hope, also, that attention will he  paid to the necssily of better' coinmim-  ication between Kevelstoke and lln  Big Bend. A tramway round Death  ltapids rind an adequate subsidy ton  steamer fronr its northern tor-minus l.o  Canoe river ia not too much for ns l.o  ask. The potential wealth of the  country warrants it and we feel a**sci(*(l  that the increased revenue derived  would more than cover what: such  facilities would cost the I'rovinee.  l-'ish river camp al.so requires better  transportation and we believe Unit,  Thomas Taylor, our repi'i.senl.r-.l,ivn,  will insist orr it. An '.'lecfrie tram  would he adequate for sonic years to  come and should be given n.  fair sliaie  Four   and   a  half per   cent   on  First Mortgage Loan.  If voir have money out at two to  our per- cent, write to the uncler-  -.igrred who can place your money so  it will net you l'i ur and orre half per  cent on lirsl.-class cit.y property where  the insurance on the properly will  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of the .South are  making  more money than the   people   of   any  seel ion of the union.      l-'iuit  growing  .mil   truck   farming pay large profit.*,  rreeau-se lire farmer gel.-   hi.*,   product*;  into market six weeks earlier than tin  farmer of  any   other   section.      Hici  growing, sugar c.ine grow ing and    I In  .ii.ikiri-^   of   sugar,    cotton     gn.wiiij  oring to   the   tanners   large   return**  md these crops are .-.un*.   Xo drought,  to cause a failure.      W'lici'u people ai  in iking money is the pi.ice to loan  f������,i  sure and-afe return of   principal   arrd  interest.  I give as reference Hon. Waller  Clark. Ch-ef .lu.-tice of Supreme Court  for North C.u-olrn.r. K.rli-igh. X. C:  Ur. Jo-epliu*. Daniel-. Kililur Daily  .Vews anil 0b-erv**r, the leading daily  11 North Carolina. Raleigh: JMr. .lohn  ,'f- .Sharp. Tica-m-ei- Sea hun ill Air  Line li.iilway. lJort-mouth. V.*i.. and  Mr. I-T. If. Clement. I'M it or Daily  i'r.in.'-cript,    Bo-dorr,   Mn-s.        If   you  wn nl���������Tin.*, inf.irifiiit em ���������ti'-mni ���������Ue-  -ioiith, its lands, water- power.-, hc-l  place to spend winter, etc., a- well as  loaning nionev, write me nrrd | wil  jladly reply. Addiess John T|  Patrick, Pinebluir. N. C.  Cold Ranee Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  MEETS KVERY WEDNESDAY  in Oddfellows' Unit tit ������  o'clock. Visiting Knights ru'u  cordially invited.  E.LoyBT.,o.o.     .r/COOKKiK.0,B.*s.  II. A. BROWN, Mi-slur of Finance.  3������  I'OK   .MAKINC,  THE BEST BREAD  III THS C8TY  CAKES, CCNI'KCTIONI-TRY,  I'll-TS, COOK I liS,  KTC.  1"    SIBBALD & FIELD,  m  Tt  m  AG-JSUT8   .FOE.  lea  <r*t.-V* trii'p" *Tk  ������������*" <-. 1'. K. TOWN'SITE.  *-���������������- MA HA TOWNSITK.  .���������SOS**- (iKI'.l'Akl*. TOWNSITE.  HAST- U.\ M IIOIIN K TOW NS1TK,  m  1 ������'.*  % A. E.   BENNISON,  O9QC6O������e-SO0dOOOOOSie-SSC-l-9������O  II   Cigar   Factory   f������  REVELSTOKE,   H.C.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL   and  THS   UNION  ALL   GOODS    UNIO.N'   MADE  -:r*'J-M"M--l"i"i"l'-l**3"l-l"l"i"l-l"I":-l"l"t-J-!  -:* '*".���������'���������*  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water *  Heating,   Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining; Engineer  and Metallurgist-  Sl-EUIAI.TIHS :  Examination and ivports mi Mining  l'i i.pei tics.  Spscillj.ition   and  Corislriiclion   (i  Mining Machinecy.  Mill "fc-l 1   t,t  (lies anil  Coiiccn-  tc.-i tes.  Uuilford McNeill Caile-i\  CO .VAN UI.00(C   llJVJl*.la*i!!,   Jt. C.    ,  Soc Wilson's nu'wly imported  stock of Wools for the Frill  Trade.  Tho lies! assortment ever  Inndod in  Kevelstoke.  Look for-tliu UNION LAP.lil.  on rill  e*;ii*nu:nts mndo  bv ns.  M. A. WILSON,  CrntliKiie nf ^litcholl'H S*.-hnol  uf -Oar-  liiunL (^utLiiiic. Ni-w Viirk.  Kstaltli-sliniont���������Nex I  Taylor    Block.  p������TiT  i ^T ���������*������������������"*T 1 T      I Owiutlu Puriinui-unt -.V: Wostorn  r!!'tAl^*   'Ai -i       ChhiuIh Morl-iiKi* Cor|������,������mHon.  *. m.a. *, i&i i -'*'** *-���������    -f ivl-minl Itive.itiueMl iiHi* l-oiiu Couiptiny  i r>?k e?*t k Fi 'vi f'- r'  -"'-J a if* :;*"*i  j *,',������������������* -tn, Art'l'liMii ami iiiitiruiilL'e.   (.'niiieOeriitiun Life ^*^n  u^i*..::\-.T-".: {��������� r,;,,ullnii .weldeiil As.*-uruiiec k'.o.   Connecti-JMU Hrc r*j^)  '���������m  i)  i>������������*������#S������������#ss*������������  rs'inr l-'iro rnledoniim Klre.      Atlas Kiro.  I *. .11.11.1.1111 1'irc.   M. in. 1111 k* lire.    Ni.rlliecn Kirc.  I-'ire.   MtinclieslLT Kire.   (.'real West I.lfo.  (.���������OAT, KOI! SA1.K  JT'D. Sir.nAl.iT>, Notarv i-ubii**.  liliVKLSTOK  'HOUSI2S KOU SALE AND RfiNT.  con**.'i*:ya.Nwi'no.  14   1*3 /P'^v -^Sr*3 I  HO I ^3 P  ii    K ---JE!^    a     ESE3 EiE  ���������V  W. ITV?. Bi-owrra,    Ps-o-j.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in tlie  City   Free 'Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  Fare IO Cents.  Front Street.  GtiT   YOUR    EYES    TESTED    FREE   OF   CHARGE.  EIGHT-DAY  CLOCKS  J.^QUY**: BARBER,   -   -Jeweller, Optician  ���������i-i-*f'*i������v*i'*-{'*T'*i*i'+'i"V'������*;''T*'T**;":--.-*:'*i''i">*T'*  H. W. rEdwarcfs-i  TaxicS-arruiist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,      ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - -        B* C.  ���������~^laSESUi2XSBZSUSSmBISaSlEUt!S3!S  Wbolesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     m. TON.     SAUSAGE  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  ���������***-ra-*CT^^*'TO*t*3;.JI..L.(l,.lJ .jum ..������..-���������! I ���������! ^������ani.������.-M*������r������n.Mi-u.u������. *^o--CTrr*^ri������Tp.  Saw Rflili Rflachinery  g  Wood Working; Rrlachinery  'f,   tVSachineryfer ail Purposes  t\ All of very best makes.  I ���������  ?'   Write  p   J. L. ['^SLSOH  a CO.,  l\ COZ Main St., Winnipcer.  iKEtzasfEsssasssszsKi  Woo (i for r-alc liiclufllii-j CZ~2  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  Al!   orders left nt W    M.  Ln'.vreri-o's   will  ,-C(*ci\o pro.Mpr utientinrr.  W. FLMIM-3.  NOTICE.  Prrlilic notice i.s ffiven Hint the Big  Mi-nil I.iiinlicr 'J(iiii|>:in.V 1/iinili-il linvt-  ,r(lopt(J(l tire liel'iw iricntioriorl liinlrei  ;naj.i{{}.f.>p_]fj'rjJjolQii������ijii]g_Lo_t hi'ii 1 _ flirt]  nil p-'r*-on" arc w.irnr-il ng.iiii'-t (lenlirip  with or- kecpin;,' in prrs-cs-imr nny loft;-.  li.-iiriiiK nny of s.iid murks:  m. a. ������mi������ & eo.,!  .Sueccs^drs to A. X. Smith.  I hnve it largo and well assorted  stock n[ tho voi-y host movie-  liiunts. Vishitas, Vanguako,  Now Uaihv.-iy, all  23,  jeivollctl.  Ciksus lo Mirt all pockets.  Fully griai'.inti'ed watches fi'om  .%->.()!) up.  E. M. Allum  -Kw.'lli-r jiikI Optician.   -   McKenzie Ave.  HAVf- YOUR EY������3 TE3TED AND FITTEDjWITH  GLASSES  M^U  II  ���������*#������* Vy  On  NASOH & RiSCH PIANOS  Ronownccl  for their   full  and  sympathetic lone.  Unsurpassed    in     finish  and cuse-.'design.  Jn McLeod,  Afirent  23 5  Daicd at  Arrowhead, Aiiff. 28, 101W.  THE BIC SEND LUMBER GO. LTD.  THEO. LUDCATE, Preaitlent.  IBAKF.RS MB CG^IFECTIONERS  l'Vi-sli ami Complete l-in<! nf Ctrncoric.'-.  Jas. I. Woodrow  gUTOHER  c:5j5B*.jaae?i  Wm   iAi-.mS UJ  Choice Brantl8 (if Wineo, Liquors  and CI*jars.  \ ���������   ��������� ���������       i  j J. LAUG'ifTGN. Prop. SS,,  ���������jg**t-*ra.iiivi*iii**i������iiw,*-i!iii*������-^  REVELSTOKE  iysm������ss  Ooliege  Jnjport-ance without  provision for the I of public assistance.     These aid a few  "���������"-.igh grades of public education.    Itis  mattui-s of  local   and gonem] interest,  DAY AND  KVKNINO CLASSICS  IN TlJK  J.IHKAKV  HUILDINd.  (11st ruction is jfiven in Kookkccpiiijf,  Commercial Arithmetic, I'eninnnsliip,  Correspondence, Knjflisli, Sliorlhand and  'I'ypuwrit'nlff.  Classes are   heinjf   lorineil   for  I'rench  and  Latin.  Ably furnished with the  Choicest thc Market  affords,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  Hetnrl "Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly lllled.  &i&3&2&&S������i^^  $ PELLEW-HARVEY,  ������ BRYANT & GILMAN  Mining Engineers  and y\ssaycrs,  VANC01JVKK, 11. U.       KstilbllHlrcil 18!XI  AS8AV WORK OF ALL DE8CR1PTI0HS fcj  UNDERTAKEH.               . S  Tf.-'.l-rirnilo (di U>'.'.Oiiollis. 0  A npiiviniiy Hindu (ilclicijking Siiicltcr 0  J'(ll|,H. ������  HinnpleH from the Inlflrlnr Iiy mull or M  etj.re.'i'i pro(n|,lly nll(,*(((J(;il to. 0  (.orreapoiKleiKie Hdlk.licd. 0  VANCOUVEB, D. C. %  LOQUENCE  . Ex-Speaker Thomas fi. Reed's Splendid Library of the Best After-Dinner Speeches, Classic  and Popular Lertutes, J'amotis Addresses, Reminiscence, Repartee, Anecdote, Illustration*  and Story, in ten handsome volumes, illustrated by fine photogravures arid color plates.  A FEW OF THS MANY CONTRIBUTORS:  Theodore Knnsevclt  Sir Henry Irvin-,*j*  Chamn Clark  Joseph Chamberlain  Mark iT wain  Charles Dudley Warner  John 'I >rt-Jnll  Ktis-r-cll H. Con well  John Morley  willi.ni) li. nindstone  Cliarle*. l-rnncis Adams  Tolin M.Allen  John B. Gordon  Hcnr*. Wnrd Bt*ccher  Chauitcey M. Depew  Oliver Wendell Holmes  Andrew Laii-*  jDbcpli 11. Choate  Wendell l'hillipb  Henry W. Grady  Jontthan P. Doillver  ~ Kobert-J.-Hurdettc   Wu Tine Fane  Cm cm I-nrrnr  Gt-nrjre William Curtis  Hamilton Wright Mabie  Willi.im Cullen llryant  John I.. SjMlclinK*  Joseph JetTcrson  -Arthur JrBalfou*   ' Lyman Ahhott  ~Iidtt"arii I'.jrclc-iton   -  Robert G. In^crsoll  Lord Hn aeon sfi eld  Horace rcirier  John Kuskln  John 11. G*nii;h  lo-h HilHii^s  Wlllltm M.Hvarti  Artemus Ward  Henry M.Sunley  Seth Low  Charles A. Dana  Newell Dufh'ht HIllIs  John Ilay  Grover Cleveland  J. Albert Stone  Prop  iM PROVE  YOUR  CttAftCES  in Uie Com irieici.rl wor Id lryl.'ikiiif*; n  cdinple.to course in Isane Pitman's  .Slioi'Lliriiid. Sliortliiiii'I cnnrrol lie ftic-  (���������essfrrlly Iriuglrt lis* inriil. I oll'er von  persoiinl nrrd Jiiiielicnl instruction at  mv ICvening Cln.sses u-liicli coiiiinene'e  on" JNovciiilier 2nd Sti.tiknts Phe-  iuiiki) fou tiie Civil Skiivice. For  ������ ntlier partictiliirs apply to  WALTER Ml)NRO,  Revelstoko, B. C  "Modern Eloquence" as a Guide to Success  EVERY young "man w:tnts to succeed. 1 low ? Obviously the way to learn is to  study the methods of rrreir who lrave succeeded.  Guides to success are many. What do they say ? Be honest. Tell the truth.  Work'hard.* Save money. Do $20 worth of work for wages of $$. Such advice  is good, no doulil, as far ns it goes,���������but is not something more needed?  Did these methods alone make lIiLLls, and Bok, and Reed, and Carnegie,  and Cuiitis, 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 sccreflies in controlling the minds of men. How to make others believe  you, trust yon, arrd 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 tlrey are not all. -. ' --"       .       ���������  As a guide to the highest success, "Modern Eloquence" has no rival. It is  a splendid series of object-lessons by masters in the art of influencing men's minds.  And the success aimed at is far more than mere money success. ' Fame, power, honor,  thc gratitude mid love of generations to come,���������these are the rewards which have  spurred to such efforts tire men whose words are gathered in these ten rich volumes.  In " Modern Eloquence" the men who have won success in every line speak  for our instruction:��������� Q ;; )  In Law, there are Evarts and Phelps, both the Choates, Coudert, and David  Dudley field. "���������*   . *T".--'.\'..'  In Journalism, Dana, IIaIstead,\Vatterson, McClure, McKelway, and'  Wliitclaw Reid. ���������'������������������' y  In Politics, Cleveland and Harrison, Blaine and Conkling, Sumner ft,  arid Seward ; we listen to the eloquence of Gladstone, then to that of his  fS?  great rival, Disraeli. '   .*     . /oj  In Literature, we have the best thoughts of Dickens and Thack- /*, /tviooj  cray,'in contrast wilh the more modern humor of Howells and Mark   /-���������*/  Twain; or Carlyle, I-'roude, and Morley speak to us from across the  /v/  A FINE  sea, for comparison with our own Emerson and Curtis. '/+/' PORTFOLIO  Among the heroes of War are Grant and Sherman, Sampson fff MAILED FREE  and Schley, Miles, Wheeler, and Lew Wallace.    ��������� ///        -  Among great IHducatcrs are Eliot, Oilman, and Hadley. ///r* ���������'o*"' "��������� Morrla  Among great Scientists, Huxley and Tyndall, Her-  /o/     'an*! Compao-r  bert Spencer and Agassiz. /  / ,s,oi Ch������in������t Btmt  Among successful men of Business are Carnegie /^/ck^bm"^"',^^  and Depew, v.. \t. iiok ond Cyrus XV. Field.    Presi-  /AT/ -">ur idvcriistmcnt of Hon.  dent Eliot's address on the " Uses of Education for   /// Thl,mM ���������**��������� R������������i'< Library ol  Business," and Gladstone's " Modern Training for ///"aZZstoto''"���������" '"  Life," are guides for the beginner to learn by /*/! should be pleased to receive port.  heart;   and llok's  lecture on   "The  Keys~to    /V/fo'lo of simple pigeslPiiotoIjr������������urei,  Success" is of the greatest practical value to   /���������/andchremMicpiaieii also full panic*..  every young man ambitious ti succeed.     ������     /c/.,*,'sre*;"di"*tbl"di������-'*i't'''������'-.'*���������������.������'-=-   ���������     '-��������� /o/   Name *...���������.  John D. Morris and Company /v 0������*-a***<-'* 1ZZZ  Publishers Philadelphia  Street   ' City and Stale... / ������7  CHAMBERLAIN  MANIFESTOS  Text of the Broadsheets now-  Flooding Great Britain to  Further Chamberlain's Tariff  Reform Campaign.  Tho following extract from n speech  delivered before the (Jo-istitiitioiml  Club on June 2i'th. lfHKl, at ���������intctie.iilly  thc opening of his tariff c.'Uiipaigii,  gives a good idea of Mi*. Ohanibeilriiii'.s  vivid and enlightening method of public speaking. The publication of .such  extracts in pamphlet form, with heavy  black type for the more important  phrases, (which we regret necessities  of space prevent our reproducing.)  form a particular feature in the propo-  ganda of the. Tariff Committee and  will, by their forceful representation,  be important factors in obtaining that victory which, even now,  appears in sight for one who has been  aptly termed "the Missioner of the  JEmpire."  No7 0���������THE'QUESTION*  OF COST OF.  LIVING.  Ten years ago I made a speech to  my constituents in which, after-reciting what had alreadv been done, I  pointed out to them that the greatest*  of all reforms was yet to come. The  greatest boon that could be conferred  upon the working people of this country was such a reform as would  ���������ensure to every industrious man full  and constant employment at fair  ���������wages.  Do Free Imports secure this result ?  (No, no.) Surely it is a mathematical  truth that if imports of manufactured  goods���������which we' can make as well as  -.other nations���������come into this country  in constantly increasing quantities,  thej- must displace labour. Although  it may be true that these particular  articles are sold a little cheaper, what  is the good of that to a man who cannot afford to buy them ?  WILL, THE  COST OF   FOOD BE RAISED ?  1 am told that it is a main feature of  our plan to increase the cost of the  poor man's food, ls that true ? (No,  no.) If it were true it would be  serious. I leave it to the experts to  say'.whether ii tax upon any article of  consumption will in the long run inevitably be paid by the consumer, or  whether it may not' possibly be paid,  in part or wholly, by the producer of  the article. I am willing to assume  for the sake of argument���������although I  do not believe it myself���������that the  Whole cost of the tax wili fall.upon  the consumer. But even then, suppose  that the tax on corn increases the  price of bread, does that necessarily  increase the cost of living ? Man does  not live by. bread "alone. > If the increased cost of bread is met by a pro-  portionate decrease in the duty on  some other articles that are necessary  for comfort or life, the cost of living  will not be increased iii the slightest  (degree.  THE QUESTION' OF OLD AGE PENSIONS.  _l have suggested that, inasmuch as  of  tional on the cost of their bread, they I  may be entirely relieved by a reduction of a similar amount in the cost of  their tea, their sugar, or. their tobacco.  What is taken out of one pocket  would bo put back into the other.  There is no working-man in the  kingdom who need fenr, under the  system that 1 propose, that without  his goodwill, his cost of living will lie  increased by a single farthing.  Note.- If the duty on wheat riiis*.-d  the price by 2s. a qiiiirtoi-, the extra  cost would amount to ls. Od. a year  per head of the population. . Under the  present taxation the State takes 3s. 3d.  aj head by taxing tea; oil. a head by  taxing cotl'ee. chicory and cocoa; and  at least 2--. (I<1. a head by taxing sugar.  The duty on unmanufactured.tobacco  (exclusive of foreign-made cigars,  cigarettes, and packet tobacco)  amounts to 5s. (trl. a head. Thus theic  is ample room for the sort of compensation proposed by Mr. Chamberlain.  Food is already taxed; and if a duty is  put on corn, a duty yielding the same  amount can be taken off some other  sort of food.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty dnysaftor (lute  I iniend to milko niiplieritinn In tin* Clik-f t'oiiimis*  sioner of Lands mid Works for n special Henrico to  cnt and cam* away timher from the following  descrilieil laud**, siruate iu Kooteuay district:  1. Couiiucnciii������ at a post marked ".I. Agnew's  south west corner ji.-.-st,** on the ninth hank of  Canoe river, about nine miles ahove lilacier creek,  ruiluiii!* nortli Sll chains, thence east Sft ehuins,  thence smith SOchaius, thence west SO chains to  point of commencement.  2. Commeiicin** at a post marked ���������'.!. Akiiuw'k  rrorth cast corner post," jilunlcd on the north liank  of (Janoe riv.T, aliout nine mile.-* ahove lilacier  creek, rnnniu** Konth So chains, thence vest SO  ehaiii-i, thence north **'ii chains, thence uast SO  chaiiis to point of commencement.  Dated this Sept. ISth, linn.  .1. AflNKW.  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby istvcn that thirty days afler  date I Intend to make application to the Chief  (���������((ininlssioiier of l.iinds and Works for a special  licence to cut and eniry away timber from the  followiiitf described lands siluale iu Kootcuny  district:'  1. Commencing at u post marked "F. McLean's  north west corner post," planted about seven miles  above tllucier creek on the north hunk of Canoe  river, rtiiiiiing south -111 ehuins, theuce east SO  chains, thence iiorih SO chains, thence west SO  chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked *'F. McLean's  soutii west corner post," planted about seven  miles above Olacier creek on the north bank of  i anoe river, running north 80 chnins, thence east  So chains, tlience south So chnins, theuce west SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th Sept., 1IH������.  ; F. McLKAN.  NOTICK.  Xotice is hureby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho Chief Conimissioner  of Larrds und Works for a special licence to cut  and enrry'away timber from the following do-  scribed lands situate in West Kootenay district:.  Comniencillij; at a post ninrked "P. .1. O.  (Olson's Lot),'- about ono and a half miles from  t'lalenu. l'ay, theneo north 100 chains, theuce east  40 chains, theneo south 100 chains, thence west 40  chains to tlieipoiut of commencement.  Arrowhead, Nov. 5th, 1003,  .1. DUFFY.  NOTICE.  Notico -is hereby given that thirty days after  date I- intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licenco tocut  and carry away timber from the following described lauds situate lu West Kooteuay district:  Commencing at a post planted at the north west  corner of Lot 01411, about two miles east of Galena  Bay, theneo south 100 chains, thence .west 40  chains, thence north 100 chains, thonce oast* 40  eliains to tho place of commencement.  Arrowhead, Nov. 4th, 1003.,  ,r. DUFFY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days nfler  date I Intend to make application to the Chief  l.ornmi(*stoiicrnf Lands and Works for a speeinl  licence to ediniid carryaway limber from tlie  following deseribed lands in West Kootenay  district:  Commencing at a post planted at the soutii west  corner of Lot 0143, about two arrd a.half miles east  of Galena .ItayT thenee east 40 chaius,' thence south  100 chains, tlience west 40 chains, tlience uorthKIO  chains to the point ijf commencement.  Arrowhead, Nov. Ith, 1903.  II. FOIILIN.  NOTICE.  Xotice .is herehy given that thirty days after  dute- I Intend toiniike implication to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  lieenee to cut and cany away timber from the  following described lands situate in Kooteuay  district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "T. LT Ilaig's  north westcorner post," planted about live niiies  above Glacier creek cm the uorth hank of Carroe  river, running smith SO chains, thence east SO  ������������������hains, thence north SO chains, thence west 80  chains to point of commencement.  ���������2. Commencing nt a po3t nrarked 4,T. L. Ilaig's  south west corner post, planted aliout live miles  above Glacier creek on the north bank of Canoo  river, running north SO chains, thence east 80  chains, thence south SO chains, thenee west SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this Sept. 10th, 1003.  T. L.'HAIG.  Sale of  Lands  for  quent Taxes in the Revelstoke  Assessment District,Province of  British Columbia.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that, on Friday, the Eleventh Dayof December A. D., 1903, at  the hour of twelve o'clock, noon, at the Court House, Revelstoke, I shall sell at Public Auction  the lands hereinafter set out of the persons in said list hereinafter set out, for the delinquent taxes  unpaid by said persons on the 31st. day of December 1902, and for interest, costs and expenses,  including the cost of advertising* said sale.  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED.  HONEY  AS   FOOO.  J*  ;  *'  '  ���������any alteration of our fiscal system  must largely increase the sums receiv-  *e;l in the shape of indirect,taxation, a  ���������portions of those sums, at any rate,  might he applied to provide old-age  pensions for the'poor." I entered upon  nn investigation of this subject many  years ago. I believe that such a  system would be of immense advantage to the ...people.'.'."' I have earnestly  desired to inake it successful. Up to  the present I have failed, because it  was impossible to see any source from  which the money tha**. would be requisite could fairly and justly come. That  has been the difficulty. Was it not  natural that, when I thought it probable that large sums would be at the  disposal of any future Chancellor of  the Exchequer, I should put in a word  for my favorite hobby, and ask. the  working classes whether it would not  be better for them to take the money  which is theirs in the shape of a  deferred payment, and a provision for  old age, rather than in the shape of an  immediate advantage ?  NO  lNCHISASIS  IN THIS COST  OP LIVING.  That is all I have done; but it is no  - part of a reform of our fiscal policy.  That is a mutter Ihat will come Inter-  "When we have the money, then will  bo the time to say what we will do  with it. If tho working classes prefer  the immediate advantage, it stands to  reason that if, for instance, they are  -called   upon   to  pay 3d. a week addi"  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby piven. that, thirty days, afler  date I intend to 'apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for-a speeinl licence to cut  anil cairy away timber from tho following described lands situattd in the ICumloop:* district :  Comnieneiiiii; at a post marked "J. A. Lewis  Soutli-West Comer Post," nbout half a.mile from  the north .bank of llarriere Kiver, and about one  mile east from Thompson River, running north SO  chains, tlience. east.80 chains, theuce soutli. SI)  ehuins. thence west ***) chains to point of commencement.  J. A. LB WIS.  Dated Oct. 27th, 1903.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend t> make application to the Cliief  Commissioner of hands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timber from the foi-  lowing-tilcst-ribcd lands situate; in Kootenay district":  1. Commencing at apost marked "L. Miller's  nortli east corner' post," ahout seven miles above  Glacier creek on the nurth bank of Canoe river,  ruiiiiiu-j- south SO chains, thence west SO chains,  theneo north 80 chaius, thence cast SO chains to  point of commencement.  *-. Coiumenciugat- a post marked "L. Miller's  smith cast corner post," about seven miles above  lilacier creek on the north bank of Canoe river,  running north So chains.' thence west SO chains,;  thence-south SOchaius. thence east SO chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 17th day of September, 1003.  L. -MILLER.  Name of Person Assessed.  Short Description of Property.  Col. No. 1  Delinquent  Taxes.  Taxes  .*���������> ~.i  >5 ���������s*  NOTICE.  Re, the Estate of  Richard Ramsay. Deceased.  Take notlcc'Ihat all persons havini* any  claim against the Kstate ni the late Itlchard  Ramsay must son*! in their claims duly veri-  lied to tho undersigned on or before IheSSth  day of November. A.D., 1003, and any person  owing any debt to the said Kstate must pay  tlie same to the undersigned on or before the  above date.  Dated this-iSih day ofOctobar, A.D., 1903.  LE -MAISTRE & SCOTT,  Solicitors for the Executors.  Address���������First Street. ltevelstoke, B.C.  WANTED.  GOOD CARPENTERS  Experienced Carpenters andFramers  for-Mill-Work ah-Arrowhead.-Address  XV. J, LUDGATE, Arrowhead.       '���������  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  North Carolina; Pine  ���������Bluff. ������  A Two-Cent Stamp for  Booklet. '������������������������������������*  CAI I CU    SECRETARY-  ,  ALLtH,  BOARD OF TRADE.  "    NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  datel intend lo make application to the t-hicf  Commissioner of Lauds: and, Works for aspecial  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands situate in Kootenay  district:  1. Commencing.at a postmarked "I**.. Miller's  north east corner iio-.t,*'planted about live miles  ahove Glacier creek ou the ninth bank of Canue  river, running iiouth' SO chains, thence west SO  chains, thence north ,8(1 chains, thence east SO  eliains lo point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked '-]���������*, Miller's  north we*,t corner pest." planted orr the north hauk  of Canoe river' ahout nine miles above Glacier  creek, running south SO chains, thence east SO  eliains, thence'north SO chains, theuce west SO  chains to place of commencement.  Dated this 19th September, 1003.  I*. MILLER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Wurks for a special licence to cut  and carryaway timber from the following described lands situate irr Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a'post marked "M. Agnew's  soutli cast corner post," planted on the north bank  of I'anoe river, about tnree miles above Glacier  creek running north SO chains, theuce. west 80  chains, therrce . soutli SO chains, thence east SO  chains to p1ace;of commencement.  ���������2. Comm -mcing at a postmarked "M. Agneiv's  north east, corner post," jilanted on the north  bank of Canoe river nbout three miles above  Glacier creek, running soutli SO chains, thence  west 30 chains, theuce north 80 chains, thence  east SO chains to place of commencement.  Dated the.19th day of Sept:*, 1903.  M. AGNJKW.  NOTICE.  Public notice is liereby given that the undersigned intend to apply under the provisions of the  '���������Tramway Company Incorporation Act" and  amending acts,for the incorporation of a company  with power to build, equip and operate a tramway  and tn construct ami equip and operate telephone  or telegraph lines in connection therewith, between  a -point ou the north east arm of Upper Arrow  I.ake, at or near the townsite of Reaton ami a  point on Fish River, West Kootenay, 10 miles  northerly from the town of Camborne.  ���������The general rout������of_said proposed trainway and  telephone or telegraph lines shall be" along or near  the easterly shore of the nurth east arm of Upper  Arrow I^ike and therrce northerly along or near  the banks of Fish river.  Dated this llllli day of July, 190.1.  A. Johnson, J. A. Darragh, G. S. .McCarter,  ' Applicants.  Armstrong, "YV. J..  Buchanan, M. M...  Bray ton, W..JN....  Boomer, L   Bourne Bros    Campbell, Josephine.  Cameron, Dan   Coursier, H.N   Clark, A. A   Charles, J.'w'.S'.'.'.'.!  Chung Lun ,.  Corson, P. H.   Cashato, D   Downie, Thos   Daly, Frank   Dunbar, Dan   Davis, Pete   Downs,  Thos   Eulie,  Mar'.-   Fink, Henry   'Fleishman, J   Forsters,  Order   Forddred,   G   Gallon"&,Co., T.  Gunn, R   Goddard, .13   HalI,.C ,   ���������    Harri*). J. H......?   Halcyon Hot Springs SrinitariiunCo  Heyland,  R *..  Knowles. ,T.*   Kirknp, W...   Lawson, J :...  Moore, Pete   Moore. R. A. F.  ...  Mesker, A. C.     McLean, D. H   McLean; A   McSorlev, H...T   Mcintosh,  D.   McCarthy, D   MeJVInlinri, Jus   McDonald, W. a...  Newman, W.S...  .  Newman. Geo   Nostraud, G. Van..  Perry, R   Patrick, L   Pettipiece, R. P   ���������Perry,-R.-F...-...-.  Lots 13, 11, Block 11  Revelstoke  Lot 1, Block 3  Lot 21, Block 5, Lots 10,  20,  C'lmbornel  Block 0, Lots  13.14  [Block 7, Ferguson  Lot 13, Block.31 '.-' Ferguson  LotO, Blk07; lots 1 to5,lilk24;lots2,3, blk 05, Revl  Lots 1 (6 4, Block 10, Lots 11,12, block 11 Rcv'stoke  Lot 0. BlocklS  Lots 1 to 0 and house, Block 5  Lots 0, 10, Block I  Lots 13, 15, Block's  Lot 1, Block 39    *  Lot 6 and store, Block 3  Lot 12, Block 2S  Lot 13, Block 29  Lot 11 and store, Block 17  Lot 40, Block 10  Lot 22, Block 55,  Lots 11, 12. House, Block 5  Villa Lots 42, -14-  Lot 15, Block IS  Lot 11, Block IS  .  Lots 0, 7, Block 2, Lot 10, Block 55  Lots 10, 17, Block 47  Lot'13, Block 47;  Ferguson  Revelstoke  Burton City \  CarnliorneJ  Trout Lnkel  Revelstoke  Trout Luke  Ferguson  Revelstoke  Ferguson  Trout Lake  Lots 1 to 7, Block 4. Lots 1, 5, Block 7  Lot 4. building, Block 55  Lot 5, house, JBlock 21  NOTICE.  Notice Ir hereby given that sixty days after  date we Intend to make app.Icnilon to-the  Chief 0-rnmissIoncr ol Lauds arrd Works for  permission to i.urcha*e the following described  lands, situated on thc east side of Adams lake,  at thc rnouHi of the Mo-Mich river, Lillooci  district 11. C.  Commencing at a post planted on thc cast  shore of Adams lokc about twenty (20) chains  norib wesi of the mouth of the Mo-Mich river,  and marked "Harbor Lumber Co's. north west  corner post," tbence. east 40 chains, rherree  south GO chaln-i, thence west 40 chains, theuce  north GO chains to point of commencement.  Containing 240 acres more or less.  Dated th's 24th day of September, 1903.  HARBOR LUMBER CO.  PROMPTLY SECURED!  Write for our in'-rrc-;:  ���������or's Help" an ** Hst.*  Send u*a. rough sketch  ven tion oritn-provcT cut  fcoefc.*- " l-nvsnt*  tog t*rc swimllcd *���������"  rir-ntit-I ol jOurin-  u ill tell vou  free our oiMiii**n :������s to vheilirr ji i������ -probabl -r  'pat.-rntpb-e. Rejected rppUcatiorr h'-vce often  been successfully prrsrcuitd by ,1.-. *Ve  conduct fully equipped ofiVc-< ir MoniieaJ.  and WnOunRtoti ; th.*=**ji:.t!:fu*- ti? to promptly dispatch work mid quick lv s c:ir*- r.-.tents  as bro u] asthein-.'cution. Highest ref������.reuees  furnished. ,  1    Patent** procured thrr.nph Marian & Ma  Hon receive Kp.-c.nl notice without charge U>  over 100 newspapers distributed, throughout,  thc I.Viuinton. ,  Specialty :���������Pntent business of   Mauufac ,_  turersnnd linsineers. (  MARION & MARION     [  .    Patent Expert   ond Solicitors    ;  {Offlcci:   -f   N������w York LlfefVli-'c. nantrcalt  Atlcr-tlc BUK.Wasirfn-iton DX-^C  Read the Herald for News  NOTICE.  ���������Notice is liereby given that, thirty days after  datel intend tn make applicatiorr to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands arid Works fora special  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  folio-wing described lauds situate in Kootenay  district:       ,.  1 Commencing at a'post marked ".I. Miller's soutli  east corner post," planted about five miles ahove  Glacier creek on the nnrth hank of Canoe river,  running nortli 80 chains, thence, west 80 chains,  thence soutli So chains, thence east 80 chains to  point of commencement.  2. Commercial; at a post marked ".I. Miller's  north west conii-r pnst," planted about three*  quarter's of a mile above Boulder creek nrr the  uorth bank of Canoe river, running south 80 chains,  thence east SO chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west SO chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this ISth day of Sept., 1003.  J. MILLER.  Lot, 0, Block 31  Lots 1*1, 15, Block 0  Lot 100, Group l.Hotel  Lots 23, 21*,''Block 27 nnd house  Ferguson  it  Hovelstoke  Fo  Lot 0, Block TO, Lot 9, Block  Lot 2712, Group 1  Lots 1 to 4, Block 20 tind hou  50  rgiison  Halcyon Springs  Revclstoi.c  Ferguson  Bit? Bund  JRavolstoko  $13 00  0 20  37 00  2 00  00 00,  21 00  2 10  5.00  12 90  2 10  7 50  12 00  2 40  27 50  3 00  2 10  2 -10  7 70|  s oo  Col. 2,  CO  i -to:  2 80  9 00|  Ferguson  Trout Lake  Ferguson  Revelstoke  Lots IS, 19, Block 1  'Lot' 20, Block ���������!������  Lor. 8, Block 30  Lot 22 nnd house, Block 21  Lots 15 mid 10 riiitl house, Block 20 "  Lots 12 und 13,,-md houso. Block 23 "  Lots 8 to 10, Block 7, Lot 11,-JBlock 30 Ferguson  Lots 10, 11, Block -48, Lot25, Block 40 Trout Lake  Lots 1 to 3 mid house, Block'51 ltevelstoke  Lots 8, 9, Block 5 '    ��������� Revelstok  Lots 3,   nnd   4,   Block   21. Lots  10, 17, Block 10,  [ Revelstoke Lot 21 Block 1 Ferguson  Lots S, 9, Store, Block 3, Arrowhead, Lot9 Block 5  |Ferguson  Lot 10, Block 5 Ferguson  Lots 10, 17, house, Block, 42  Lots 1 to 3, Block 29and house  Lots 25, 20, house, Block 30  Lots-2 l:o.-l..-10-17,-B]ock-t-  Ferguson  Revelstoke  Ferguson  ��������� Golddeklsl  Put, Chin-ini'in ..  Reid, Mill hew..'...  Roser, Fred.  Raymond, C.  R...  MEN.!!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trial and be convinced that it will give results  sun* and lasting. Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele, yend  stamp for book sent sealed in plain envelope.  the srausv-A -n-.vr.Tii apclianck co.  TI3 Cjrdjva dD.-j.-i, '.Vjit, Vj.:tnne, 11.0.  Robinson, Mrs. Annie..  Smith, A. O....   Sollowny, A. E ......  Sweeney, Thos..;.; *   Snndherg, Ole   Still-well, 0.'H.....*,..'..  Smith, J. E........   Schmidt*, Jacob.   Turner, J. A...........  Thomson. Wm "....  Tarnntini, John........  Tonrlinson, Win....._...  Union Cignr Factory.  Vnndall Estate   Walsh, A. K. D   Wells, F. B..........   .  Wonlen Bros   Wei rou, T. A..   tf  Wood ward, E. G .....'.  Lotsl to 8, 10, 12 to M,  17 Block 2  Lots 1 to 15, 17 to 22, 28,30, 32,33,30 to 48. Block 4  [Goldiields  Lots 1 to 9, 11 to 20, 29 to IS, Block 5  IT* its l.to 10, 42 to 48, Block 0  Lots 1 to 18, Block 7  Lots 1 to 48,  Block 9  Lots 1 to 48. Block 10  Lois 1 toil. Block 1.1  Unsiirveycd portion, 114 acres  Lots 18 and IS) and house, Block 17  Lot   18, Block 5  2 SO  _0 40|  J 53 751  J 2 .TO,  2 io;  14 10  7 50|  0 00|  2 40  eo|  50  50  00  40  SO  75  20,  $1 o;  50  2 95  ���������15  4 80|  1 9i  20  40  1 00  21)1  00'  05,  20  2 20  25  1  20  00|  65  25  11  20'  90  20  75  $2 00  I  2 00]  49 00  95 20  3 20  0 40  12 00  3 20|  Revel.stokii  Ferguson  Lot 10, Block 0; Lots 21 and 22, Block SRevelstoke  Lot 3, Block 52  Lot 19, and house, Block 20  Lot 47, Block 47  Lots 11 and 12 and house. Block 20  Lots 5 and 0 and house,, block 20  Lots 44 arrd 45, Block 40  Lots 25 to 27, Block 41.  Lot 39 and house, Block 47'  Lot 4707, Group 1, near Trout Lake  Lot 9, Block 28  Lots 20 and 27, Block 51  Lot 8 and house, Block 30  Trout Luke  Revelstoke  Trout Lake  Revelstoke  Trout Like  Revelstoke  Trout Lake  Revelstoke  Lots 7 and Sand house, block 48 "  Lots 7 to 10, block 3 "      .  Lot 4, Block 3 and hotel  Lot 2, BlocklS  Lots 12,15 and store, blk 8; lots 0, 7, blk 9  Lot 48, Block 39 Trout Lake  Lots 17 arrd IS, 21 to 21. Block  11, and  Lots 23   \ i  and 21, Block 4 Revelstoke   /  Lot 0, Block 0 and building Ferguson  12  20  50  2.--  95  15  10  00  50  20  20  00  coi  o;  05  35  3 9.*  7 00  2.  50,  9.")  2 00  2 C0|  2 (J0|  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00|  oo]  00  oo]  00  oo;  00  00  00  00  00  00]  (XI  00  0(.|  Oil]  40|  12 00]  12 av  2 -10  5 00;  3 20  0 40  3 10  8 55]  3 20  12 00|  4 50  31 00  3 10  127 50  3 00  0 40  14 55  20  30  25  00  20  a*  20j  95  95  20  45  25  soi  25  05  25  9.  :������]  2 so:  25  10 20  25  50  1 15  2 0C  2 (X  2 01-1  2 Ot*  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 Ot'  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00|  2 00  2 00|  2 00  2 00  2 00l  2 00  2 00  Col. 3  Total  00  00  00  2 00]  2 09  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00]  2 00]  2 00  2 00  $10 05  8 70  41 95  -I 15  00 SO  27 95  4. CO  7 40  15 90  , 4 00  10 10  1-1 95  4 00  31 70  5 ���������'&*>  4 25  4 00  10 30  10 05  5 35  17 55  4 00  9 75  1-1 30  5 00  12 35  5 00  S 90  108 00  14 95  4 25  17 20  10 10  9 10  4 00  4 SO  10 10  10 10  14 95  11 05  7 15  0 00  5 45  104 SO  5 45  S 00  14 95  5 45  58 70  0 30  5 45  70  00  11  4  30  00  2 00!  2 00]  2 o������|  2 00  2 0**:  2 00  2 IX)  2 00  14 95  14 95  4.60  8 05  5 45  8 90  S 3a  11 20  5 45  14 95  0 85  .35 50  5 35  139 70  5 85  8 90  17 70  FRED FRASER,  Assessor and Collector,  Revelstoke Assessment District, Revelstoke; B. C.  The Sourer*,  tjf tho  Sweet  Not  Known' ID  tha Krallar  Tlmrft.  A corresptradent who inquires as to  the value of hone-}' as, tood will find  an answer here:  Honey has been known from th*  carlluat times. The Scriptures makes  mention of it and pagan writers celebrate Its vlr-tues. It was called "tho  milk ot the aged," and was thought to  prolong Ufa. Honey was also used In  the embalming of tho body after death.  Thin food, as useful as It ts dallcloue,  wits esteemed most highly by tho  Greoks, who celebrated lia virtues  alike In prose and verse, so that tha  fame of Atti-c honey has been transmitted unimpaired to our own day.  Used ln all kinds of pastry, cake and  raRouts, lt was also esteemed as a  sauce. Pythagoras, in the latter portion of his life, was a vegetarian, and  livod wholly on bread and honey, n  diet which he recommended to hla disciples. And this gentle philosopher  reached the ripe old ag������ of ninety,  years before he departed from life,  Tho true source from which honey  Is derlTed was only discovered in later  years, Virgil supposed that Its delicious aweetness fell from heaven upon  flowers in the shape of gentle, invisible dew, a belief which he shared  with Plrny and even Galen. It was  left to modern observers to study wiih  enthusiasm plant life and bee life, and  learn from them some of the most  wonderful lessons of nature.  Honey was often served by the ancients at the beginning of a banquet  in order that the uncloyed palate  might enjoy to tho full its equisito  flavor. It tcok the place that sugar  occupied after the discoveries of the  properties of the sugar cane, so that  all conserves, cakes and beverages  were dependent on honey for their  sweetness. Apicies prepared It for  seasoning purposes in. this manner:  Boll eight pounds of honey with ono  pint of wine, skim, add pepper, spikenard, saffron and ried dates. This  mixture was kept in jars as occasion  required.���������St.   Louis   Globe-DemocraV  Her Interpretation.  A young English officer in India left  his regiment on sick leave, and* went  to a hotel, where, it happened, a lovely girl was staying. They became engaged, and the wedding day was ser<  The colonel, however, disapproved of  sub-lieutenants getting married, antl  particularly of the "sub" in question*.  As he happened to be a friend of the  young man's father, he thought;,ha ���������  might prevent the marriage by sending a peremptory telegram couched'  in these words: "Join at once!" Tha',  lover was in despair. ; He presented!  himself before his fiancee with tha  fatal missive in his hand, and anything but a look of pleasure on hia  counienaJuce;: but Uie lady was equal  to the occasion. With a blush of maiden simplicity, she cast her eyes upoa  the ground and said:  "Dear me, I Jam glad your colonel  approves of the match! But what a  hurry he is in! I don't think I can gefl.  ready so (soon; but I'll do my best; because, of course, his command must  be obeyed."  The young warrior was puzzled.  "Don't you see," he said, "that thin  message puts a stopper to our plans!  You don't seem to understand the telegram. He says, peremptorily,' "Join  at once.' "  The lady's blushes redoubled; but  with a look of simplicity, she raised;  her lovely eyes to his face, and replied: ���������-  "It ls you, my darling, who don't,  seem to understand it. Your colonel  says plainly, 'Join, at once!'���������-by-  which, of course, he means get married Immediately. What else can ha  mean?" A look of Intelligence replaced the air of bewilderment on the,  young man's face. He accepted tha  explanation, and was enabled to answer the colonel's telegram, forty-  eight hours afterward, in these words:  "Your orders were obeyed. We wero  Joined at once."���������Youth's Companion,  A Dancing Hki* sicrlcap.  It Ib somewhat like a heron on  stork, has a melancholy gait, lives on  fish and frogs, and is considered in  'Africa a bird of evil omen. It la  found in Cape Colony, some othea  parts of Africa and In Madagascar.  Uiider its quiet appearance U_nour-  ' ishes aesthetic "lasIesT When_It���������6aa*!i���������  off its sombre demeanor It Indulges ia  a fantastic dance. In a Kate of natura  two or three join in the dance, skipping around each other, opening and  closing their wings. They breed on  trees or on rocky ledges, forming a  bugd structure of sticks.  These nests are so solid that tliey!  will bear the weight of a heavy man  on tho domed roof without collapsing-.  The entrance is a small hole, placed  In the leas: accessible side. In a lonely rocky glen Mr. Layard once counted half a dozen of thoir nests, soma  almost inaccessibly placed on lodges  of rock. ' One nest contained at least!  a large cartload of sticks. They occupy the same nest year after year,  repairing lt as requfred. The femalo*  Is credited with the joiner work and'  tho male Is tho decorator. On tha  platf. rm outside the inner portion  he spreads out all. kinds of objects ot  verta, brass and bone buttons, bits  ef crockery and bleached bones. t.  If a knife, pin or tinder box. wera.  lost within some miles the loser made,  a point of examining the hammerpoks*  nests.    Indeed,  were it not that hy-*  enas, leopards"and jackals ranged lu ,  their  vicinity   it  is  highly  probable-  man's curiosity or resentment-would;  bave often extirpated   these Interesting artists, or at least destroyed habits,  founded on leisure and immunity from  persecution.���������Chambers'  Journal.  A H*r*:I������nIc Floor.  Tor Tiyglenic purposes, the floor ol  the hospital wards in Lyons, Prance,  are covered with a solution of paraffin in petroleum, which gives them a  brown tint and makes them impervious to "everything." A single ap-  ,plication is said ..to last two years.  iThua prepared, the floors can be wiped daily with a damp cloth, moistened  -with some antiseptic solution.. Tha  floors of achoolrooms, barrack**, eto,*  and mt private bouses, when linear-*  Beted, oan be treated in, tfa������ a&mai  ���������fra-aiir irMfe ������dv������auiia.    ������������������ *--j.*-**--,Hj Husband and foe  A NOVEL  r        CiHiVPTiait  LX*.  The. old proverb of man proposes  tnd God difqiof-ios crime t run onco  tgain to Katharine. As she hnd lain ���������  c-retohed, weak, and ill��������� in bud aflor  Ihat interview with l.ord Otway, .shu  tad dclfiniTiio/l that, mrrn wlim  might, sh** would leave .Vorthml.-n.sl or  at 'once, 'Che thought nf .soning poor  Marian Adair, luiug a witness to her  grief, was more lii*'in -dr** could hoar,  sb**. Riid to herself passionaldy. .-"Im  would return to Led-stone for a few  day.**;, .-ind then ��������� wt-.T i, : h. uf Ivrnli.ir-  tne htui no :���������:.���������! Ij.-il plans, unl.v llio rugged dotocrriiji.-iri .rr that henceforth  .-!*���������������> would rail Lucy .Sin.vilii.'.s Ir.iii.sk  i:er hoiine nn long.*!*. Willi her modest  fifty pounds a year- .sh- could nut.  starve, and .she hud brains and hands  to make in.irc.  All fir's .sh-.- li-iil .*������������������('! t l,������d i- h*r iTiinr],  nnd   was .j.i.si oa   Mi*,   point  nf  1 i>!I!n<r  u������Ira.   Smyi ir  F'T:rrt  for Li  the Inner rush  of exc.ite.'iieiii.  "Oh,  KailiarTti  (hey   iiur.si   prepare     t<i  I. :;.!!���������-!  th."  nt*1:.*   d.'.-,-,%*.*lien  d  into her  riKirii, frrll  and  >ve  f   atn afrafd I  .'(i  homo til   once.  Ingram from my  few  You  must I pave you  I hare just  had  ririrUng; he nas  rurr  down   fnr ti  days, and so, you see,  f  must go  don't inT-nd. dear, i!n you?"  *���������'*    EatharTtn*   Irad  shuddered   at       the  m'.-'.e mention of Gordon's name.  How dare lie, how could lie go so  close to (Jn; .scene, of ir...s Iiorrilrlu  cruelty, lus critn*-? wa.s tli? question  thm  forced itself Lain he.r mind.  Mrs. Smyihe. rep-'nrel her easier  .words, and Katharine routed her-sell'  to   answer.  ".N'o, rro I Go, dear, go!'' .she paid  hurriedly. "I am better I Don't think  of   me !  Co !*'  "De.ar soul," said Miss Weston l.o  ���������Katharine, "how she loves that .soir  of hers. II. i.s to l>*j hoped he r\s  .worthy   of   her   great   devotion!"  Katharine lay staring our at iho  twilight skv, and mado no answer to  this.  ���������So lorrgue could tell the unutterable In.ithine, the dread, tlie horror  she   hiii   tor   Cordon   .Smythe. Sha  seemed del>:i.sed in her own sight, insomuch a.s .she had permitted herself  lo become his wife, and save him from  a   shameful   death.  M.ss Weston wa.s a sensible soul;  she saw at on.ee what Mrs. Smytho  had never seen, that Katharine was  going through some mental crisis, and  she   pitied  her   accordingly.  "The girl is not happy," she would  muse to herself. "I wish I could brush  away those clouds Irom her face. I  (Wish   1   rotild   give   ber   happiness." .  She begun chaiiing to Katharine in  her ino*s(. cheery way, .telling all that  had occurred al Lady Blanche's gar-  'den party, and their sha drifted on  ,'lo the. loneliness of lier life, and then  she came and sal. down beside Ihe  'bed,  and  stroked   Katharine's  hand.  "If I had Jour sweet Tace always*  "before me I should be grateful, indeed," she said, softly; "Katharine,  'do you think! you*, could be h tippy  [with me i* I should-not have said this,  iny dear, had 1 not known thai, you  are an orphan, 'anil that were you  to leave Mrs. .Smythe's she still lias  her boy to 'fall back upon, hut 1  have grown very fond of you, my  child. I am rich, lonely old woman  and if you care r.o make*your' home  r.v.rh m*>, why���������-'*     '  Katharine c.-trripd the kind, with-  - re i hand to her* ,I:ps suddenly,- .nnd  k-sseJ it, whiie. two hot tears roi let'  dov.ii  her cheeks  arrd  dropped  on  ir*.  *'D--nrJj dear friend, "if only 1 could  .say 'yes,- but I cannot," she said,with  nsep  (.motion.  How could she. live beneath this  roof, bearing such a secret, as she  uid within her bi e.ist 1 How bring the  taint ot murder ���������ot sin ���������irr this  pure, fresh home 2 Besides, she could  not rest in Noi thminster; ;.-h.' must  get away��������� miles away ��������� from any  chance of m-nt'.ng Marian Adnir.miles  sway froia Led stone and the horribTo  past.  She let Miss Weston see some of  this eagerness in her n"xi words,  .-.vhich dwelt on her determination to  pur nn end to her hitherto lazy life.  and to earn her   living.  Miss Weston stroked ihe beautiful  h-iir   from   the   girl's   brow.  "Say no more dear; I understand," she said cently. "I understand you are no: tlie girl to act on  impulse without some very good reason. Perhaps some day it may bi'  different, and you may c?re to come  to me. Well, child, if by Heaven's will  then   as   it   is   now,    and    remc-rno^r.  whatever   happens,   j   ;,m   your   friend.  lodging* to which Miss Weston had  directed her, and fortunately was  able to engage a bedroom at a modest sum. She foil asleep that night  for the first time during tha weeks  that had gone with a sensation of  freedom that, was almost akin to  pleasure, and slept soundly until   the  next  morning.   Then taking another hansom she  started to go first to the lawyer  who paid her her modest income, to  commiMiicale her intentions to him,  and, secondly, lo this Mrs. Graham,  Miss  Weston's friend.  Hor luwyer.she discovered, was out  of lown on liis annual holiday, but  the old lady was at home, and very  charming- 'lvnthariue fu'uud her. Having' read Miss Weston's letter, she  at once directed the girl to go to a  certiiiu house not far nwny, where  that very morning, a Lady Driim-  inond wns making li choice of n companion for her* niece, a very wealthy  young    lady  ���������   arr   orphan.'  Tho ndva ul ages of  this engagement  were  manifold,   hut   Katharine   never  expected   tint,  she   had   fnr  a     single  instant a chance nf obtaining it when  she   was   ushered   into   Lady     Di-utn-  urord's  boudoir.   Wiia:   trifles  change.]  the   current   of   our    lives.       Just   ns I  Katharine  entered   Ihe   room  a  small |  ideturo   fell   off,, tin   easel   clo.su       ai  lin rid, and  lire gi.'l stooped  to pick it  up.       Asshe   did  so she  uttered    nn  .(-������������������.���������('lama tion   of  mingled  surprise,   delight  and  pain.  "Is     it     injured?"     asked        Lady  Drurnmond,    a     nil her   plain,       fussy  woman,   with   a   not   unpleasant     expression.      ".[ hope,  not  very  much,  indeed."  Tears had  started  eyes.  "'Xo,   it  is   unhurt,  Tier cih������(*Jc3 hnd grown pale, and child t slfa was *u*terly Ignorant of  there Twas a sudden weariness ui her i the true meaning of this wish. She  beautiful eyt-TS. Sbe hud heard Lady I had no words ready' in which to tran-  Drummond*s voice only dimly, for she I scribe it, but her whole wealth of  was  wondering    vaguely    why      her / lore ���������love, deep, true, unfathomable,  to  as 1 value it  Katharine's  she          _plied,  speaking with difficulty; she wnr?  gazing a I the canvas through a mist  of tears��������� what memories it awoke)  ''Forgive, me," she faltered, simply,  "my   father painted   this  picture,  and  L\ow,   shill     we   have  your future ? Te.'l m*- jus!  you   like, and   i   may  if  you.      No. don'l   thank  n  chat about  as much as  able to help  !���������:���������," as Katharine broke in with quivering lips.  "I think on the whole your d-*rer-  rnination to work is a good one; it  will benefit your mental condition. I  know lhAt well, for years ago a great  trouble fell on me. I was not n  rich -.votn-tn then, Katharine, being in  fact a nursery governess, but I al-  ,ways look bark to my hard work as  to "the very b=..st friend I ever had."  . And then, after that they sat  talking quietly for another hour, and  ���������s^he result of ibis long chat was that  a wee k later, when Lucy .Smythe  ���������Was thinking of preparing Katharine's room for the girl to. return,  ond sighing a little wearily over  Gordon's terrible extravagance, a  letter came from Katharine ���������a long,  eweet, affectionate letter ��������� in  which Mrs. Smyihe learned that she  had lost a dfiugbter, and that henceforth   KalJ*arine would.   Iive_  apart,  ���������""But. TflTtharTiie's resolve was taken  8nd despite a qirolm of pity that  passed through her inind. she did not  give way. She lefi .N'orthminster  for JLondon one afternoon, bearing in  her pocket a note which Miss Weston had given ber to carry to an old  friend, who would assist her all she  could, and a purse whose scanty  store had teen replenished unknown  to her by a bank-note slipped in by  the  generous  old   maid's  hand.  And so, though ahe limped still,and  was scarcely more 'than convalescent,  Katharine turned her back on 'the  r>3.st witb i prayer and a hope Ihat  ���������forgetfulness, if not happiness, might  oome in the future.  "Vour fni her? Tour name is  lErorefon," exclaimed Lady Drum-  inond, jumping up fro:!i her chair  "My dear, wiry did you not say so;  f.JOtmou always mtimbio .out mimes  nowadays. your father did me rhe  greatest service any man could do  ire oav.od my child's life. Uid voir  never hear of lhe time he jumped  over the quay at Lisbon und rescued   a   boy   if torn   drowning?"  "My fa iher never spoke of it, nnd  I do not recall the incident; it must  have  been   when   I   was  a   baby."  "Ah I jnst like him, just like'him J  ���������a brave, noble fellow. He made se  light of it then, and yet ho nearly  sacrificed his own life."  Lady DrumiiKMid'* face was quite  clu'i.nged at tho recollection: she was  iiiln-Qst good- look.'ing now.  'Tears after ire sent me that pTc-  ture, and you .see ihow r treasure it.  'And s<> you are Jits chiM, and you  want to go out as a companion? How  is tbat?��������� no money? Dear, dear! and  ������ucih a geiKus as he was! Of course,  you can do everything��������� -swig, play  paint, etcetera? If you knew, the  trouble I Ihnrvc had rr.bout this corn-  l>an:out Barbara is peculiar ��������� in'.her  views. Barbara is my* lrre.ee, you  know-, the .young htdy" who would  require you. '.Please get me' .some  one bright nnd pleasant,'nice- looking,  if possible, and able to attend to my  chari'ties; T Twill' not have an old woman, Aunt'Ellen.' Now," determined  Lady Drunimcaiil, putting down the  letter she hod picked up from her  writing table, "you are tihe. verv person. Iho eulnxy will be a '.hundred a  year, and I assurer-oil, if yotr just  know liowtrj. manage H.-irbnrn, vou  will hnve a very pleasant trine. Shii  is always travelling about, and i.s  vory rarely at home, although llrex-  ! ley Hall is a lovely place. .>lie������ha.s  h.e.r chaperon, of course, but sire  wants a conn-panion a������s well, and you  are i..hn> exact th'*n.g."  "Bui*," began Knthiirr'ne Iiurrieilly���������  this off- hand arrangement,    startled.  her Very much��������� as  Daily  Drurnmond  ! declared   this  vigorously,  "would  yon  (���������not like some reference's,'     My so'lie-  | itor ������������������"  '*Xo, no, no! Tou are  Robert. Tirere-  j ton's    daughter,  that  is  enough     for  ime, and your face is sufflclcn't refer-  ��������� euice.      Xow, when    can you    go,*   At  .once?      Good!      You  must s.nrt     for  |-JBrexley Hall to-morrow    some    t'me.  Barbara  writes me sh-? shall  lie there  { for her bTrthday. which falls on Aug-  ! us-t lihe-.tlii-rd, and is always ce!������br.*ic-  ed  with much fu=.s    and    excitement.  A*nd now come and have some luncheon.      Thank goodness,   [   have      arranged a   tiresoine job in a   most delightful   way.      I   must    writ.;      and  tha.uk Mrs. Graham for spndTng  you  t<t me.     Just fancy you be.'ng Robert  j Brereton's child.'     Look,  there i.s  the  I portrait of the bny whom your father  j saved.      Ah. ah:  nor.  much  of a    bny  i.s  he now?"   and    Lady   Drummond'.s  ; little  brown eyes ul:.stcned    as      she  i^TllZe-d -a t .lipr-t-nl-l,- tr.y^.l^-I.t^.1:       ^  ', picture   taken  Ln   his uniform    a.s   a  I naval otfTccr.      "Such a   good   fellow,  I my dear,    the     be->  wn  mother ever  I had;  and  IliTs  Ls   Hirbara.   Oh. she  i.s  j very   pretty,   but  she   looks   bail   tem-  j jwred enough ther*e."      Lady     Drnm-  j mon'l  shook her   h**.-id  a.s   sire  handed  : Katharine a   panel phonograph. "Har*-  Irira has  th-e  true  .\r<xit.yii     temper,''  E,he  said.      ".She   takes  after   her  father.     -Do you like her face?"  ".-���������be nnr.st cei*t.-rn:Iy be pretty, but  it Ls hard to judge in a photograph;  the coloring lis always lost, a nd ih.it  invariably make.s such a difference."  Lady Drunrmond gave irer a   sharp  heart should suddenly start aching rn  that dull, pa Turf ul wiry, and what on  earth it muttered to her whom Ormande, JLord Oiway should marry.  CiHAiPTBR X.  It was past four o'clock before Lndy  Drurnmond would let Katharine go,  and then sho did so with apparent reluctance,  "Brexley air will do you good;  plenty of -.milft and eggs is what you  want, tiny dear, 1 shan't know vou  when it seo you a-gnrji. I rvm glad  you will hnve* a Tew days to yourself  beforo Barbara jj.'rns you, as you cuu  rest and lounge, as much us yon like.  After tlml 1 expect sho will kcop you  birsy with her cha rii ies.1-  'I'iIkm-o was just tin* fa.Tiitcst sneer  lingering round Lady Urummunil'.s  upper liip ns she s^ioke the last word.  "Vou know riivx'ey is n model  place," she went on; "one i.s .supposed  to-be* able to live im the drains themselves, they are so sanitarily perfect;  but between you and me, mv dear,  though ������ (ulo.ro (he old Hull, and ITki*  the village, I can't bear model places  or people; they are snares and delusions, Unit's what I say. Dear inn,  is fchtrt four o'clock? I had no idea  it was so late, inul 1 can't drive you  homo, tis *I must rush off to u sttipT.I  appoMi.tjiient. PromiiJu mt* you will  rest 'well this evening; you look worn  oul no-w! X shrill sou you early tomorrow."  Katharine breathed a short, quick  sigh when sh������ was once, more in the  street. She felt as if she were in a  dream, it-lm* events of the day had been  so stramge und unexpected. It wa.s  difficult to realize ihat her future  was soil led so easily and quiekly; slro  had anlicirpatod having to wail weeks,  penhups months, before sho obtained  employment.  She weirt slowly down the steps.  .Tust hi front ol* her stretched tho  park, and .yielding to a sudden'impulse, Katharine turned and walked  rra"fleetly as iher foot would allow  across iho wide road into it. She. felt  she .would rather sit out in the air  and think it ull out. Sho was glad  she had agreed to accept the post, for  tho remunorat.Ton was most handsome  and fitted in with a desire thai had  grown 'fn her mind ever since she had  resolved to bo independent, namely,  that mow she would be able to materially help Lucy Smythe, whom she  knew required such help badly. It  was almost ais if some good fnnr'y had  exercised her power and brought,  about this speedy engagement; and  yet, though >KaUiari-ne felt satisfied  and (pleased more than gratified by  Lady - iTDrunnniond's aftewtiona-to ap-  preci-iatiicrti of her dead father and his  art, there lived through it ail that  sruno curious, dull pain at her heart  that had come when she gazed on Or-  jitauda's picture, and heard that he  was d2cj>l'y' in love with Barbara Mos-'  tyn.  Kulharino sighed uneasily as she  sat .down on an eunpty bench m ��������� a  quiet corner, arrfl wondered why such  a pain should come to her. She had  riaver feilt the like beforo, although  us we know well, she had had her.  aha ro of human suffer Tug. For the  first time thc hateful remembrance cf  Gordon und her connection wiih him  faded Out of her ru'md, and she  thought of Lord Otway, and Lord  Otway  alone.  "I could trust him, believe in him,  as 1 trusted and'belioved' in daddy,"  she murmured to herself. "Lady  .JDrummoud is -right��������� an angel bo is,  indeed!"  .She, sighed again, and then she gave  a JiTti.le cry of .-ustimisTnment that wa������j  echoed by anotli-r person . just :ni;  front of her.  "Miss Brereton*" exclaimed Lord  Otway, coming to a sudden standstill  in his amazerneiU; "can I believe my  eyes? Is it really you? Yoii here, in  London, when I was imagining , vou i  sii ting, under those dear oTd trees in  Misa Weston's garden, alone with  your book and your thourrhisl What:  happy fate led me to walk down this  particular  path   to-day,   I   wonder I"  "I had forgotten yon were in London," she. said   hurriedly,  ietring ��������� her  unchangeable ���������was given to thin  man, and there It would remain till  death came to chill the warmth ol  life in her veins.  "I leave to-morrow, and I havo  found friends," she forced herself lo  answer him, and he could not help  noticing how husky the sweet notes  of her voice wore. 'T���������I think I must  go home no.w, Lord Oewa^. I will bid  jou  good-by."  "Will you not nllojiv me to escort  you home? Please do, Miss Brcreton.  You really are not strong enough to  go alone. Besides, I should so much  like to toll you nil about my search  for poor Craven. You wore so syui-  pathetio that I feel sure you will be  sorry when 1 tell you I have met  wilh nothing but disappointment    nt  every turn, and "  "I���������I think 1 must have a cab,"  Kulharino faltered. The relief that  followed on I he agony of suspense and  dread sho had just, been enduring, expecting every insl mil. to hear that  some duo had bren found had been  loo groat. She half reeled, and had  to sink onto the. seat again. "But,  please don't trouble about: mo, Lord  Otway. I���������I can manage for myself  ���������vory  we'll."  "JDo you want mo to go away?"  ho asked,'standing before her, a tall,  stalwart, handsome form, in his clerical hat nrrd coal. He bit his lip to  sill! the trcmb ing Ihat would come.  Katharine Jilted her eyes to his for  a moment.  Want him to (go away I Ah, if sho  could only liave told him what joy,  what unutterable joy, his presence  meant to her I But he must never  knotw ���������never, never)  "Do not think mo unkind," sho  said, gently; "I will gladly accept  ���������your help ���������if you wish it." Then  with a fuinit smile ���������"it seems as if  I wero always  doing so nowadays."  "Aro j-ou stronger now? Can you  tako my arm und walk to a. cab?  I am afraid 1 cannot, bring one in  hore; they will not allow cabs to,  come into the pa,rk; but it is i-Jnlyi  a few steps." *     .      .   ,  Katharine pulled her strength to-  gerher, and rose wilh.,somo difficulty  and .Ormande took her slender hand  in his and drew it through his arm.  "Why do they allow you to do  such things?" he said, half jokingly,  half indignantly. "You are not fit. to  ba but alone. Mrs. Smythe ought, to  know- bettor I"  not    with   me I"  moment  cannot  me   very  expect  much.  eager-  again.  1 hand rest in hrs for  I His fac-e fell a lilt  I "Ah, of (.-onrse. I  you to. think about  j Miss  Brereton."  j "On the contrary, yoa. occupied my  ; thoughts at the very moment I hap-  : pened to look c.? and saw you before  ��������� me."  j "Bid I really-V Ali the old  ' ness and delight am** h-ir.k  ! "Hr.-.v good of jou ro suy so."  \ Karharine drew her hand away.  '. She was growTn.s more hf^rsslf now.  j Ormande saw the m.-rir die out* of  ( he.r cheeks, -ind the r-s nro ranee of bis  | joy wa.s not touched by that fading  color.  A-r e*���������y otl ���������S t Tiyftl tz --rn-^Lo ti n (7if"r0rig,"  M'ss   Brereton .-"'  L't> found it very difficult lo frame  this simple se.nicnce. The sight of  the sweet face had roused the dor-  m.uit love that had been increasing  every day since he hnd left, her irr-  lo   a   tumultuous,   passionate,   life.  Katharine grew paler and paler;  memory had dispersed ' he dreamland  effectually.    She   recollected    no'hing  "Mrs. Smythe- is  Katharine paused. "I have decided  not to live'with Mrs. Smythe any  longer, Lord Otway," she said, after  u moment.. "I. am. tired of being  idle and useless, so���������so I am no,w| independent I To-morio.w 1 start on an  engagement as' companion to-. a rich  and pretty young" lady, whom I am  lold you'know well." -  "Some one that fl kno)ivi?" he repeated. His brow had contracted at  her last: speech. He had never dream-  od of this, and it pained him. Katharine, his fair, lovely, pure-face love,  to go out and work for her living 1  It  was a bitter thought.  "How little one knows what the  future holds for us," Katharine said,  half wearily. Aird"lhen in a few.words  she told him of her visit to Lady  JDrummoud, and the very unexpected  result.  Ormande was silent when she finished. ..'..'  "Companion to Barbara Mostyn I"  he was thinking. "It--will be a hard,  unsatisfactory life; how I wish I  could prevent: it. If ���������if only I could  muster up courage and. tell her how  dear, how*pre.cious she is to me, but  that is impossible just yet. I mustc  wait, yet how -bitter-.it is to wait' and  know that she, m.? dni'limg, my queen  is working as a slave to a hard mistress." ,,,..      ..'.(.'.  Katharine cmLsconstrued his silenco.  I     "He is vexed, he does, not approve..  I   am   a .'stranger,   and   for   all       he  , knows I  may  be a bad influence for j  ; her.      She is  (he woman he loves.nnd *  fit  is  of ber  welfare  he is   thinking."']  J   There   was  silence   between     them.  ; until  they passed  through  the    park,  j gates, and approached the edge of the j  ��������� curb to hail a hansom... Then* as thej i  i stood there Ormande turned .to speak !  |  to   the   girl.    What   his   words     were;  ��������� Katharine    neither  knew  nor  heard,���������[  ; for       she   had   started   back     with   a .  : smothered cry, and the hand that lay :  i on   his  arm   trembled   as  if  she   had .  ! been   seized  with   ague. j  i     Ormande, gazing   steadily    at her, i  I not  see the cause of this    sta.rt  and  J  | cry, but Katharine's gray eyes      were  i glued to Ihe smart dog- cart that was  i just bowling past tfiem, to the_ man's  , form, that was driving it, and*to-the  ; man's    'handsome,    swarthy,  insolent  ; face that wa.s regarding her   with     a  I sn-*?, r  a nd .*8nule=mineled,a=1==i^=~i^=..  '   On  her arrival  axtne took a cab,  in   London,     K.ilh-  and drove to some  glaneo.  "Now, I like her fnr fh.it," she  mentally opined*; "if sihe had been insincere she would have gushed over  Barbara's portrait. How I do like, a  straightforward, honest person! I  hope ������h������! .will  get. on. with   Barbara.'"  Which thought, following on the  above stateiment, would have sounded  strange had it been uttered  aloud.  "Here is a face worth looking at,"  she aaid, as shf* put Katharine forcibly  into a chair, and tJvMi went across to  a f.abl/i and picked up a portrait. "As  you are going l.o be with* Barbara, yorr  ore sure to meet ,him, aind if you don't  ogreo with me and declare him to hn  an angel in human form, then 1 am  very much m:st;*.ke.n. I nm .sure I  on-iy Slope llabs may be fortunate en-  *>ugh to get bun for her husband;  they tell me he is very much in. love,  with her, and sho might search' the  world over beforn she found such .another. When you have looked at  that well, you must cat some, cold  beef. Your chicks are v.ry pale,  my child, and I will give you a few  hints about the dunV.s you will linvo  In. .your new life, and abou' Rirrbnrn,  while you cit. f like to be well rrp  In (people, and things before f go tiny-  5V.here,  don't you?"  :  "Yes," murmured   Khuharine,   me-  jhanicaily. ���������    *.*--������������������-  i save that his friendship wa.s sepnrat  ; ed from her forever, separajed by a  ' gulf across which no bridge could be  thrown. What bond of sjmp-ithy  ; could there be while Craven Adair's  still, whit<* face stood a ph.irrtnrti  : barrier between rfrvm .' So, her" lot  i was shadow and shame. ���������hi.s lay in  } the warmth and sunshine of true  ] love. *J'he pain, that dull, dead ache,  'grew worse as Karharine gazed on  ' his   noble,  handsome   face.  "An angel in human form, indeed;!  ��������� but what place have.angels in my i  | wretched life V" she said to herself, ���������  , bit torly. ' ��������� '  j  I     Ormando had seated  himself    on   a I  bench   beside her. j  "Surely you are  not  alone is Lon- !  don,   Ka��������� Miss   Rrerelon?". he    asked  hurriedly.  "You   have  friends  here ?"  (Her  pale   lips  quivered.     She    felt  so  diixed,  ngilated,   conventional   con- I  vorsation  was almost   impossible. She  longed     to   put     her   hand   in       that ;  strong,   bronzed   rig'.������t   one     of     his, j  to   cling   to   it   while  sho poji.red   out i  all tho misory, Ihe horror, tho struggle   of   her   aching   heart;   but     what  claim had she to such happiness, she,  the wifo of bis cousin's murderer; she,  shadowed   and   stained   by  association  with   crime; she,  a  stranger "and    indifferent   to   him?   Kalharine,   felt   It  impossible,   lo   argue   or   reason   with  herself; she only  know   Ihat.  it  would  bo   better,   far,   far   better   for       hor  peace r������r mind   if  Ormande,  Lord   Ot-  ,way,   were   to    leave   hor   now,      rind  never    approach    hor    again.      Boor  "j Jn anotner moment Gordon Smytho  ��������� had vanished like a phantom in a  drerm, and Kalnanne was seated in a  , hansom, her h*������nd grasped in Lord.  . Otway's.  I     "Good- by for fo-rlay, Miss    Brere-  [ lon," Ormande. sard    gently.      "With  ; your   perinr-.siorr  f   wr'.'l  call   and    inquire  for yoii   to-morrow,    and  shall  b������ only loo honored if you will allow  i win  to assist you on  your journey   to  ; .Brexley.      ft will not  be. good- by for  I Jong, though, for .irii*) Mostyn has re-  pe..-i.-<;dly   invited  mje    down      to   her  ; home, and f   have a   very strong feel-  ��������� ing that I shall accept  ihe. invitation  ' on   the earliest  opportunity."  I     All  through  the  long drive  to  .modest   lodging,  Katharine  saw  thing of the crown and glare of  J������ndon streets:    two faces  lived  : front of her eyes, tne swarthy,  i countenance of ner Husband, and  her  rro-  (he.  rn  evil  the  man  frank, sunny, nonle face of  the man    tremly and without* roar of detect  whom she knew, ail at once, was dear-    a   conriition ol    tnrng.s    that. see.  er to ber than anything the     world  held.  Lady Drummono* was round to look  up her protegee oy sharp ten o'clock.  "Good child! .everything (Kicked  and ready to start," she -laid, approvingly; then aire nnitteA up tho  scented atai-wpnere with delight.  "Dear me, wha t splendid ro.ie.sl Where'  did the.y crime trom, rny dear? But  there, how rude I am; plea.se forgive  the question! llurrinrn always says I  run the most, curious person in the  world. Your I. rn fn goes at twelve  from Charing Crof������, and f am going  to drive, you there myself, and sen you  comfortably started."  Katharine felt inexpressibly glad  that sho had sent a graceful refusal  to the offer of asms!ance Lord Otway  hnd made her* in the- note tlrat had ac-  comipanled the bou-'iui'.t of rases.  '. The good- nRturocr, fussy old lady  drovo Katharine* to CBciing Cross,  and saw her Into the trnln herself.  "You go str.iignt through to Brexley.   | i sent a   wire to Parsons   this  morning��������� MTat ta tne housekeeper at  Ihe Hall��������� telling her to bo sure and  send a carriage to meet you. , Here  are -some newspapers; and I hopo you  -will get on with Barbara. Write to  Bin at, once if there are any difficulties. .But you arc a sensible girl,  and T don't see wny there should bo  nny difficulties. Hemembor, Barbara  has Ibeen a spoilt clirld all her life!"  Lady Drurnmond put out her piump  hand. "(Tood- by, my dearl I feel  so ���������thankful that I have been able to  do your father's cnild some good.  And ono word. M"f������ nrereton; if Lord  01 way should vrsit Brexley, pray do  nil you can to lorwird the match, and  let jmo know how it is going on. Onco  more, good- by.'*  Katharine smiled n faint, farewell, 'then she sank back and gazed at  hor Ihunclr of roses with blurred eyes.  "Oh, love��������� my lovo," she said to  herself -sorrowfully; "why have you  coiim du add to my miseries? Surely  nry lot wa.s hard enough without you!"  Then she lifted tho roses to her  lips passionately, and crushed their  soft, dewy, fragrant hearts lo her  burning eyes.  "You are tun, too sweet; you are not  for me���������not for me!" she murmured,  and with ono more kiss, she deliberately threw the. llowers from I he. window. "Hoses must go where love  dwells. My lionet will never know  tho swuelnoss of Ins love; T will, I  must slamp out tins madness; it  should bo na easy to do as to fling  away his flowers. I' have only lu  remember what 1 aril��������� a murderer's  wife!��������� wife of the man who slew  Craven Adair; and when I reau-iriber  (lint, I can see the barrier'that r:scs  between us��������� I. can IcnoW how far  apart from ins lie slarrds; and seeing,  knowing this, f shall learn wisdom,  destroy this foolish love, and then  havo.  peace in  torgeliuluess!'*  Boor Katharine! To fling away  rosea was an easy task, but to tear-  out this newly- born love was something biiyo-nd nor puny strength, bo  the desire ever so great.  When Brexley was reached, Katharine-got. out on uie platform, collected her luggage, which was very  small, and then was conducted to a  wagonette that was waiting.  She little imagined as she drovo  away, from the station that Gordon  ���������Smythe's black eyes were following  her on this hor lirst entrance on her  new life. - T ���������  He uttered nn oatli of mingled surprise and anger as Irj beheld the girl.  .Not until (his moment hadft. Gordon  known that Katharine was in this  train that he had travelled down by  fi'oira London.  "This is part of tfrn tomfoolery ot  earning hur living that mother wrote  ime, I suppose," lie said to himself.  "Looks, as if she irad fallen on hor  feet. Gordon, my boy, your lucky  star Is in tho ascendant. First find out '  if this paper spaaKs the truth, nrrd  then by��������� bring Unit young woman  to her bearings. -She ia your wifo,  any boy, don't torgot that, and her  face is" worth something if worked  properly. Once tins cursed thing is  sot right, I shall have a word or two  to say to Miss Katharine Brereton."  ���������lie gave a sllorr laugh, and then  walked down the plaUTorm. Few people would have recognized in this  shabbily dressed man, his lea tu res  half disguised under a slouched felt  hat, the smart, handsome Gordon  Smyihe.' ������,  "Can you direct me lo lhe asylum?"  he*asked a   porter, civilly.  "I'm going *oma for a whiles. I'll  Jwalk a bit and set yj-u on tho road  to it, mate."  Tho two men Turned nnd toiled  along the hot, dusty i.ide in silence.  "There you be, mate Go straight  ahead, you'll cmno to it."  Gordon thanked (he man, and hurried on to the square, red- li ricked  building, which was exactly like the  hospital, and wa.s erected"��������� as the  stranger lo Brexley soon discovered���������  by Squire Mostyn *ror the use of the  several small parisnes around.  As he npprotichcd I hi: iron gates of  tho asylum Gordon- pulled,out  of hrs  pocket a   copy ol a   daily paper, and  perused a   ceria'in paragraph eagerly.  This paragraph told how a   traveling  tinker and his  wife  had rescued  an unfortunate, man from the nuiiih  of an old coal mine near the town   of  | Ledstone.      The pour creature, it  was  j supposed, had missed his fooling and  'fallen over in thu dark, and il      wa.s  ! simply miraculous that  he had     not  j been dashed lo pic.ies.   The tinker and  his wifo had taken the man inlo their  j homo���������  a   caravan  on   wTioeLs  ��������� and  nursed  hiin for in rets weeks,  till    he  grew so bad they were compelled    io  call in the assistance of a   doctor,   so  ono evening, us Uiey settled   in  Brexley  village,  they solicited    uid      and  charity tram the Brexley authorities  etcetera.  Gordon read tlirough the paragraph  till ho came lo tire end, which said  that, despite every available effort,  no cine as to the identity uf tlie man  -cohidnbo^discoVeredr^'nd^ihe-firexiey"  authorities having pity ori his condition, had subuiiiTied his case* to Miss  M'-sfyn, the lady or the, manor, who  had -sit once commanded that the unfortunate man sliuuld be placed in  tha asylum-built by her father, and  carefuTly nursed, ll possible, back to  h.aTtlr  and  reason.  This paragr-upli wa.s the cause of  Gordon cjni.v;th'--'-t Jourtury to' Brexley. Me had ru-iiher eaten nor resr-  e.1 till hu sot oft to see for himself  how true'it was, and now hc stood lit  tiie gates of Brexley A.sylum, rind,  ringing the bell, lie asked to see the.  superintendent;  He had concocted u very plausible  story, taking, 01 course, an assumed  name, so tbat he. rniglil, by any means  get a glimpse: of the man so strangely rescued, thouglr ne felt more, than  satisfied tbat it must be Craven  Adair, and that n.i could breathe  of detection,  in ed  _, OHuVPTiSR XI.  To Lady Blanche Belluir's great delight, Miss Mostyn suddenly ronnun -  ed the idea of paying the visit to her  friend wilh the handsome penniless  brother, und declared her iiituution  of going direct to Brexley Hull iu-  ���������*������������r*ad.  "I forgot all about my birthday  when I promised Maude I would go  to h������r. Of courso I must be nt  Brox2a*y on tho tenth. My peoplo  would bo very groived aliout it if f  disappointed them."  Barbara was fond of alluding to  the parish and village around her  home a������ "my people," there was a  fine sounding ring in the words that  sho liked. Sho hnd of.'en made Oy-  mando smile nnd (hen wince nt this  putty   assumption   of   sovereignty.  It was not the pieinriiure depart uro  of Lord Ot'wn'y from Maple Tree  House that had aliinii influenced Barbara in her desire to end lier siny  in N'orlhminstur, too; she was absolutely .devoid of sympathy, and lln  sight, of poor, pale, deformed Maria.r  Adair, sitting iu the. garden or drawing- room, with lim palitmt. sufferiu;;  dwolling in her large eyes, annoyed  and depressed her.  Lady Blanche, too, was rrot so ������i-  inusiiiig sirrce the news of this nephew's disappearance had como.  "One might: as Woll be with a parcel of mules !" Miss Mostyn declared,  ill- leinpcredly, to her.self, after she  had struggled through a week of this  "arrd sirrce Lord Otway evidently does  not intend to return, I don't seo.  ..what occasion there is for mc to slay  any longor. Upon my wtird, I think  I did a vory foolish thing when I cut  mysolf out of Goodwood nrrd Cowc-s  simply to come 'down hero and bo  bored  and  disappointed."  And thou she called sharply to her  two maids ���������Miss Mostyn could not  possibly travel without two women  lo wait on her ���������and ordered thorn  to pack her voluminous wardrobe into tho half-dozen immense'imperials  which always her aided hue approach  when visiting. ' 'I'o Lady Blanche,  howover, Barbara was sweetness itself.  ""I'cannot say liirw grieved I nm lo  leave you, dear Lady rilarrohri, especially now you ar.*1. so troubled; arrd  wero it not for my ditt.ns, I should  be.g you lo keep ure u little longer;  but," wil.!; it plaintive sigh, "you sec  hrf.v 1 am placed, rloa"! you? I never*  miss being n i I'rn.tloy on. my birthday; it is a general holiday, and my*  people expeei to has ine thero on sucii  an  occasion."  To this, Of course, Lady Blanche  made uurnu pleas.nit reply, though she  could nol repress u smile nt the  girl's infallible beiit-f irr hers-If and  her marvelous coiiceii.  "You will write fo me, Barbara, of  courso?" she said as she kissed tlio.  girl, "and tell in3 all your plans.  I suppose you 'will not stay long ul  Brexley 1"  "It all depends," replied- Barbara,  with another sigh. "I generally find  I am wanted in a* hundred direct ions  and Aunt Mildred is not of lhe  slightest use. I only hope this new  companion may turn out well. You  kliiiol.vi I Wii'olo up lo Aunt lillen and  asked hor to engage some ono for  me, and this morning I received a'  hurried note informing me sho had  found tho very person who, if all accounts bo true, is a perfect-paragon  of perfection !"  "Lady Drurnmond is a wonderful  creature," said Lady Blanche, with a  sinilo. T  "Yes, but too Impressionable. Tier  swans are almost always very corn-  man geese, and I expect this -Miss  Brereton will be no exception to Iho  rule," and then Miss Mostyn was  driven away with her French maid,  hor -iinglish one having goue on in  advance   with   Lhe   luggage.  "Yes, 1 have 'bt'cn a fool," she  communed. "I have undoubtedly losl  Sir Henry JBracy by not going lo  Goodwood or Cowes, nrrd. my i.iirie has  been simply wasted here. It was  rrol so bad at Ihu beginning. Oirnuirde  certainly was most attentive, but he  changed toward tire end," sho bi.l her  lip savagely. "lt almost .seemed a.s  if another woman had como, lo the  scene;   but   honv   and   where?"  ���������Nothing had ever Ihuurled her will  before, and il was not likely she  would give in now. "If he will rrot  como forward ���������well, a woman's wit  is keen, and 1 can ���������*tid sumo rrrcans  to bring him, that is all 1*' shu mused.  But though lire sense of her power-  gave her some satisfaction, lire fact  thai she had failud so far was nol  a soothing reflection, and both her  p-alient, hard- worked maids were  scolded and hurried throughout the  journey till they Were nearly worn  out.  "But  mon  Dieu,  what  have 'arriv-  cdj"   \yliisperedL_Olympo    inj d.espti i r  x6~h"OT_"fdir6'ii7^Servlin������jVrurr.ay, . who  could only shake 'her head and declare "that she'd never come across  such a ono as TMisu Mostyn for temper,  no, never in all her born  days I"  recalled an undoubted touch of contempt that had rung Ln Lady Drurnmond'a voice when she had * spoken  nf Miss Mostyn's other aunt and present   chaperone.  "I will have jour box carried up  ta your room, mis3, at once, and will  you  como  this fivay,  please ?"  Ka lira rine followed the housekeeper  detain a marble paved hall ���������in which  a scented fountain was playing in a  marble basin, "ind huge palms and  ferns were clustered together ��������� until they camo to a- passage whioh  Kulharino saw ran to right nnd left  of tho hall. At the end of the one  Ihey wero traversing was a conservatory, und through that a large  room.  Into thin Mrs. Parsons, the housekeeper, ushered Katharine.  "Miss Brereton, ina'am," she said,  nnd a tall, faded, elegant woman rose  from a writing table and came to  meet   tho girl. i  "Miss Brereton, Parsons?" ska  asked, in lories of faint surpriso, then  as if recollecting- herself, "Oh, of  courso, you aro lho" ���������she was about  to say "yqting pet son," but a glance  at Kiitlinrima somehow checked this  term ���������"the yc*:::--; lady sont down  by Lady JUrummoriil, as companion for  Miss Mostyn; you must pardon my  forgelfulrrcss, but I wns just engaged In writing a. incst important letter. Miss Mostyn is rrot huro now, sho  rolurns to-morrow, or��������� has Parsons  shown you your rooms, Miss Brereton? JEr���������or, perhaps you v.ould prefer to dine alono thero this evening,  it "  "I will do wha lever is most convenient," said Kalhni-ino, coldly, feeling.that she should not gel on very  well with this laded, drawiy woman  who treated her with n mixture of  indifference und patronage that  "was "extremely" disagreeable to bear.  "Ohl Ah I Yos," olxserved Mrs. Tre-  vanioii, in her turn wishing .Lady  Drurnmond hnd been tit tha bottom  of the sea bafore sh"2 had sent this  patrician girl to come, down herc.and,  in all probability, oust hor, 'Mrs. Tr'e-  vanion, from her most comfortable  posilion, and rob her ot the sundry  perquisites that Barbara ivas in the  habit .of giving .her from "timo to  timo. "Thoir, ���������Parsons, please"' have  Miss Brnielon'sdinner' sent to her  room. JEr���������that Ls ail I Ihi.r.k."  lAnd reluming to. hor loiter; with- ���������  out uttering* one of I he ordinary civil  speeches, such as ���������".Might she. give  Katharine some, lea?" "\Va:i slie tired?" 'J Would she liko anyl king ?"  etc., Sirs. Tr-*vani(..n look up her pen  and lot ihe. girl go away again in  silence. Even ilie huusekeeper  seemud tn feci somelhing was wrong  as sho glanced ai. Katharine'!) pale,  proud,  buautilul  face.  "Oh I dearie me," sho thought lo  herself; "Ihis will never, answer, I  am suro. She's a deal loo pretty,  and il won'l 'do Lo havo anv pride,  wilh Miss Barbara In deal with. I'm  sorry for hor, too. Sho is a lady, any  ono can see, if it's only by her sweot-  sptnken manner P  Kalharine uttered a prntly word of  Ihanks as thoy 'finishod climbing  stairs  at   lor,'..  "Indeed, I think I shall bo more  than comforlablo here, Mrs. Parsons. Lady Dcuiniriond was telling mo  how   cozy   you   rnado  everybody.."  Tho housekeeper's broad faco flushed.  "Her ladyship always has a' kind  M-ord, miss, und that I'm sure is what  you havo, too. Kow, 1 shall send  y'o'u up a cup of lea ���������no, it is n'o  trroublo, it's a pleasure, miss, and I  can seo by your face that you need  il bully. You can uso this door,  miss, if you want: to got on to the  other stairenso which Irtuls down to  lho garden; you might like to iako a  turn thoro by  and  by."  Kalharino thanked the woman  .warmly and gave her ono of her  sweet smilrs, and then when sho was  alone sho stood at one. of tbo windows and grize'd oul at the park  grounds below. Two lears welled-mi  in her eyes and rolled down her  cheeks, bul she dashed them * away  resolutely.  "I am not going to think," sho  said to herself. "1 will nol ���������I must  not   think  any  trnoic !*'  |And -when the tun id brought up the  tea tray, wilh suane delicious smelling cakes, she foand Miss Brcreton  busy unpacking her modest trunk  and arranging hor things in the *  .wardrobe and cupboards.  "Mrs. Parsons says, as* slro will  send up youi- dinner at seven o'clock,  if that will suit you; it is fivo now."  By tho time her clothes were put  away, Katharine was" tired; ��������� and  flinging herself in n largo chair by  lho open window, she fell, before she  was aware of it, into a deup, dream-  .less sleep, from which she was aroused   by   the  entrance ot Patty,      this  tinie_bjaring^her dinner... ; .1^ ���������  ^Katharine ate but   Utile.     She had  an   invalid's appetite as yet,  but she  heavenly, after the nunted, miserable  dread he had crperrenced during tho  past weekfl.  The superintendent saw h'm al once  and listened lo his title, arid ordered  that he should bi admitted to the  unknown mm**-without deT.-y. Ilal' an  hour later Gordon Smythe was walking back to'the station with an evil  look of triumph on his face.  " I'hay say dead men teTI no tales,  why not lunatics a.s well,'" In communed. "That maimed, decrepit creature can never ���������denounce me. I am  frets to live again. Curse it, if f  had only known all this time ���������free  io live, and Kallmrino shall learn  Ihnt before many days ure over. She  is my Wifo, and my ivifo she shaTI be  beforo all the world. I owe Inr  many a bad'lu-rn, an.I I'll pay them  all, as sure a3 my nam* ia Gordoo  Smytho I" .  Katharine was not long in driving  from Brexley Station to the Hall.  She inhaled lho sweet air with pleasure, for it. came fresh after only ono  day spent in London.  Tho coachman pointed out the various objects of interest as they went  lAfter they had left the 'village with  its Gothic- built cottages, almshouses, school und church behind,'-hey  arrived at some lodge gates of mus-  sivo ironwork, surmouirtod by griffins bearing a gigantic escutcheon  With   tho Mostyn   coat  of arms.  "All this were built by Miss Mostyn  sin' the squire went, miss," the coachman told Katharine, as he pointed  with his whip tu the high stone wall  that ran down from either side o������  lhe gate. "It's to shut in the park like  and keep   it to its selfun." ..  "Oh, what a pity I" Katharine exclaimed. "It quile spoils the view,  that tall, ugly wall I I wonder how  any  ono could  have built it."  The coachman touched the near  horse with his whip. ���������  "Miss Mosiyii seemed to want it  like, and so she did it, miss.  Katharine was silent as the great  gates were opened, and then she was  driven through the avenue of beech  trees up to the hall, a, large turreted  mansion, bearing here and there evidence  of  the   builder's  hand.  A, stout, motherly woman was  standing at the entrance as Katharine   alighted.   -;  "Miss Brereton," she asked, respectfully; "would you like to seo  M>s. Trevanion now, miss, ,*or wait  till you have had a cup of tea ?"  "I think now, if you please.".  Lady Drurnmond had told her who  Mrs.  Trevanion  was,   and  Katharine  talked to .the maid; and then, wrapping a shawl about her, went, down  the staircase that led to the gardens  lo get a breath of, fresh air before  she sought her touch.  "The stairs is steep, liko; you'll be  careful, miss, a.s you go, ivom't you?"  said Patty, anxiously, noticing Katharine's weakness and limp; and then  nothing would do but she must go  down first and show the way.  It   was  a    glorious    evening,    and  Katharine's soul seemed  to revive as  the  fragrant, warm  air kissed      her  face and ruffled, her hair.     She felt  she scarcely kineiw, why, as if sho had  reached some ha von.      Here she was,  safe  at  any   rate  from  the sight of  Gordon   Smy thu.   There   Was  nothing  to recall the hideous past; it was all  new and strange, while the knowledge  that here  lived the woman whom Ormande, Lord Otway,   loved must soon  holp      to crush    down the folly,   the  mad, hungry   longing, the   boundless,  hopeless   love which  he had   Inspired  ,  in Katharine's heart.  ���������   Yos,  yes,*  it to us t I  Love could  not  Jive  an  in  the facs.of such circumstances.    She would grow accustomed  lo  hear him  spoken  off  in   terms  of  proprietorship.      She      would     grow  used to  thinking of him as  Barbara  Mostyn's  future  hu;3lxind;  she  would  be-able to meet h:m  as an ordinary  acquaintance; even friendship      with  him must be denied her; would he not  ihrink from her, if he could but know  lhe truth? Would he not recoil with  i shudder from her touch ?     Katharine reared her bend proudly. So let  ;t   be,   better   that   they   should      be  itrangers; he   But all at once she slopped-in her  ������lsw, jpaiinful walk; just baside hur  /ras a rose tree burdened and bent  rvith the weight of its own blossoms,  nad as the rich scent of the flowi  IM stole Into her senses, ahe gave a  (To be CoBtimwd.)  a  %  i s*&  i<������<a-<*<Mr<&>r������*t*jra-<������<r������  " TIE HOLT Ml.  W. EVERETT JOHNSON,  (Sector Church of Redeemer, New  York.  For the Farmer.  t&Cfowad be Thy name.���������Matt., vi., 9.  The Lord's Prayer is a volume of  doctrine and ethics, basic and far-reaching. This first petition is tlie cornerstone of thc whole structure, and sets  forth the same radical concept that St.  Paul does in his treatise on charity.  It creates the viewpoint of the religion  of Jesus Christ. To make something  holy is to develop the highest attitude  of our nature, the result of the union  of the mind and thc heart.  There is holiness that belongs to certain things aside from what we ordinarily call religion. The thing that has  become holy to you may have little or  no value. An old book that your mother often read, that would not bring  five cents in the market, is treasured as  a holy thing by you, and perhaps by  you alone; the old homestead is a holy  place; a little half-worn shoe is a holy  thing to a saddened mother's heart. All  because these things have been linked  with the affections.  Tlie grant locomotive has become a  holy thing to the man that sits in the  cab, the realization of the dream of  years, the shrine of worshipping labor;  there is no need to bid him to give it  Ms best energies; they belong to it. A  drop oif stagnant water is a holy thing  to the man of conscience who has devoted his mind to study of its revelations, and through his microscope he  enters it with such reverence as a  worshipper does a temple. No need  to bid him to prayer, or such it is; he  kneels day after day waiting for the  revelation of God.  The devoted son, the loving mother,  the mechanic who gives honor to hi.s  work; J and the student whose every  thought is a prayer, arc examples of  the best tilings in this rife of ours, and  the nearest to our loving Father, creating and working in His infinite wis-  . dom: but, as with,all the noblest'things  in life, they are the most dangerous.  .The son, the mother, the engineer, the  . student may become idolaters, arid that  which was holy degenerate into a selfish  superstition, that- which 'ought:*-to'"lie  a motive to a broad and wealthy life  become a positive hindrance to . true  growth. -.;'������������������.  Here,   then,  the far-reaching,  open-.  ing words  of our Lord's prayer, May  '   our; Father's 'name be made holy. .And  what is. our Father's name? .Surely .not  only: what   we .sound   when   we   pronounce the words;sureIy not: the name,  as yoii: or --Thrive; anamej by. which'we  are, known among    men, -which,, por-"  :.. nounced, Jgives no; revelationJJof^whatJ  ������������������.Jwe'are.  JJ 'v"\ J'"'-'";-:'-:-���������"���������'���������    "-*���������'.-".'-r-': *..*-" i  Our   Lord is  doing; more  than  bid  us abstain from    profanity and    pro-  i nounce HisJFather's naihe 'with rever-  *.'.': ence in our: speech. ; And what is the  J;name of God?   That by ��������� which-He;has  revealed Himself, that by which He is  ���������known.    Not  a  name  like jBrown ��������� or  Smith, which tells naught of what he  ���������who bears it is, but a name''.spoken in  our ears in all our daily toil and hours  a* home,  as varied as  our lives,  but  ever revealing Him: now His love, now  His wisdonii now JHis mercy, now His  ���������justice. . i.._yi.i   ::-i-i       ���������'������������������.. ���������    ��������� :      ���������   -.;--..  It means forus to give Him    our  ..J-/(devotion, that the seeming little things  in life become as the treasured book  of a mother's  life or things  rejected  by men, as the little, worn-out shoe,  ever declaring the gracious blessing of  a life not now seen.  If means that our daily work is with  holy things treated with loving'--care  such as the engineer gives to his great  instrument of modern life. It means  that the most despised and scornedof  things on: earth may become a wealth  of revelation of divine wisdom, as does  i. that dirty drop of water tbthe student's  *'.���������' eager' eye.   '  It means that all around so speaks  of our Father's love and wisdom that  the earth becomes a temple, and our  duties and our cares that by which we  offer praise and worship to Him who  buHt   It.     :'���������.'.'  "Hallowed be Thy name";'so teach  me, Lord, to firid in everything that  greets my ear a name for Thee, in  everything that greets my eye Thy autograph, that I may live in holy place  Tand.offcr_continually.J.tlieJincense-**of*=*iny-  Clover is at its best as a fertilizer  when it has produced its second crop.  This is when it has grown two full  seasons. If kept beyond this time either weeds or grasses come in, according as the soil is best seeded with  these. Whoever keeps a field in clover longer than two years lessens the  crop that can be grown after it. On  the other hand, a clover sod will rot  down the first season after it is plowed, so that the land may be sown with  clover seed the following spring. An  old sod made up from any ol* the grasses should be cultivated two years before it is ready to reseed, hence the  smaller amount of fertility it furnishes  is more thoroughly exhausted by three  crops on it instead of two, as clover  shows before the laud is again being  reseeded.  Canadian   Shorthorn    Cows   Wanted  for St. Louis.  Mr.  H.  H.  Hinds,  Stanton,  Mich.,  who  is  selecting  the   Shorthorns   for  the dairy cow demonstration at the St.  Louis Exposition, is desirous of getting in communication with the owners of the best dairy Shorthorn cows  in Canada, and for that purpose    has  written Mr. F. W. Hodson, Live Stock  Commissioner, Ottawa, for information  regarding the best method of achieving his object.    He writes: "I am exceedingly  anxious  to  locate  some  o������  the  best  specimens    of .dual  purpose  Shorthorn cows  in existence  for the  purpose of securing them to enter lithe d-airy demonstration to be held at  the  St.   Louis  World's   Fair   of  next  year.   I am aware that our Canadian  friends have  many specimens  of this  type  of Shorthorns,   and  am   hoping  and  expecting  to   receive  very  valuable assistance from our friends across  the border. At the Columbian World's  Fair of 1893  we" had some very fine  cows from Canada that were selected  by  a committee    of your    Shorthorn  Breeders'     Association,     and     were  brought out under the auspices ol" the  .Canadian Government.    I am opening;  correspondence   with   many   of    your  breeders,  and  desire  your,very    able  co-operation arid assistance in securing  a. few cows for this demonstration from  the Dominion.    I think the ���������������������������committee  of the Canadian .Shorthorn Herd "Book  Association is already moving in, this  matter.    Of/course, -Jshould wc secure  some cows from Canada, and I think  no doubt we will,: the record of their  performance" would go into the aggregate., of  the   very, creditable   showing  that.'; the'-.: Dominion . .will  undoubtedly ������������������  make  in',':the .liveJ stock exhibition at.  St. Louis next-year.":*   ":" ;T;-tt:-.":, :;::������������������.  Breeders ivhoj have : cows of the-sort  described by JMr. Hinds.,andjwho are.  Japan and Russia.  Within the past few months, says The  Navy League Journal, tire tension ln the  far east between Japan and Russia has  greatly Increased, and there Is some danger that Japan may be forced to take  active measures to assure her position.  The danger lies In the fact that, as was  pointed out in a memorandum drawn up  by a number of Japanese professors and  presented to the Japanese Government,  Japan's forces are slightly superior at  this moment to the Russian, both on land  and on sea, but that within tbe next  twelve months that advantage will pass  for ever from her.  The   Russian   fleet   on   the   station,   on  which much deperrds at present, consists  of the battleships Hetvisaii, Pobleda, I-er-  esvlet,   Sevustopol,   Poltava   and   Petro-  pavlosk, all six comparatively new slips,  well  armed and  of  the   ilrst   class,   lho  armored cruisers on  the station  are the  Gromovol, of modern type, and the Russia and Rurlk. of older pattern. There tiro  six modern   fast  protected  cruisers,  and  between   twenty   and   thirty   destroyers  and  torpedo  boats.    This  fleet  is   therefore a very formidable orre.  It has been  assiduously practised and trained���������Indeed,  the   perpetual   shooting   has   awakened  the  suspicion   of  ninny   neutrals   in   tne  far  east,   and   has   led   them   to   conjecture   that  Russia   means   war.   Its   gunnery is reported to be exceptionally good,  and It ls stated In confirmation of this, In  Mr.   Jane's  new  Issue   of  his  invaluuble  All the World's Fighting Ships,   that in  the Russian navy the officers undertake  the   aiming   of   the   gun,   which   means  careful and sclentiflc fire.    The Russian  navy has never been seriously  tested at  sea, but thore is  every reason  to  think  that  lt  would   give   a   good   account   of  itself.     Tactics   and   strategy   are   well  taught, and there is of course a proper  Intelligence   department   and   a    general  staff, so that the organization   is up to  date.    The ships  are very  good  indeed,  and reflect sound conceptions of the needs  of war.    Under orders for the  far east,  as soon as tliey can be got ready, or in  one   or  two  cases  actually  on   the   way  out,   are  no  less   than   five  new   battleships and an armored cruiser.   The battleships   are   the     Osslabia,   Tsarevitch,  Boredina, Orel and Srrvarov, all modern  and   extremely   formidable   vessels.   The  three   last   are   still   incomplete,   but   it  ls    hoped   that  they  will  be    got  away  before   the   closing   of   the   Bailie   next  winter, and every nerve is being strained  to attain that object.   The armored cruiser   Bayan,   which   is  in   service,   is   also  going   out.     With   the   arrival   of   these  vessels  and   of a  large  number of new  destroyers  and  smaller   cruisers,   Russia  will   have   eleven   battleships,   two   good  armored   cruisers,   about   ten   serviceable  protected   cruisers,   and   thirty   or   forty  torpedo   craft.     The   possession   of   this  force will  render her superior to Japan  alone;   much   superior   to   England,   who  has not been building up to the mark of  late  year3,   and   has   no  absolutely  new  battleships   on   the   far   eastern   station,  and  not .much  behind    the'two "powers  combined on that station.  The Japanese fleet will receive no such  additions. As it stands to-day so it will  stand a year hence. It consists of six  battleships, two of*which are now growing  old, and are distinctly inferior to the  Russian ships in fighting qualities; six  good and modern armored cruisers, for  nil practical purposes as formidable as  battleships: four very fast cruisers and  a large number of. smaller cruisers and  torpedo craft. The organization of this  fleet is above reproach; there is a general  staif, so that It is up to date, and not  behind the times like our own naval  organization; the men are well trained  and of unmatched bravery: the officers  are good and of fighting stock. The whole  fleet vibrates with zeal and enthusiasm,  and if it" were beaten'it would fight;to  the .very last, : and: give, the .world an  example of heroism .unsurpassed: in-'any  age.: Yet the weakness, of :tlils people  lies  in  its bitter poverty,   and  it is not  Montreal and New York,  The Evening Fost (Mew York), says The  Nation of the same dry. presents a striking parallel between the conditions at the  port of Montreal and at Now York.   Export cargoes aro plentiful at the  former  point; here the tramp steamer, tho sure  index of  the state of  trade,  has almost  disappeared, and  the few which do frequent our port must remain hero idly for  days, perhaps weeks, waiting to bo chartered.   For tho week ending Juno --0, ioC-3,  more    wheat   went   from Portland, Me.,  than from New York,    Less  than '200,000  bushels came this way for export, while  more than l.SfiO.OOO bushels wcrrt by way  of    Canadian   ports    and    Boston.     The  same freight rates aro offered by rail to  Boston as to Now York, though tiro distance ls greater, arrd,   besides  this,  free  storage with Insurance Is provided In railroad  warehouses  at  Boston.    The  rates  to     Philadelphia,     Baltimore,     Newport  News and other Atlantic ports soulli uf  New  York  are lower  than to this  port,  the result  of a traffic arrangement  between the trunk linos.   As to the decline  itself,  there  is   no   possible  doubt.    The  annual  report  of the  Chamber of Commerce for the fiscal year ending Juno :-.0,  1902,   shows   that  there   was  a   total  decrease   in   the   foreign  commerce  of   tlio  City  of   New   York,   us   compared   with  1901, amounting to SKUitS.GOO.    The figures  for 1901 show a decrease of {23,756,000 over  1900.   Instead of sharing in lhe great increase in the nation's foreign  trade,  tire  port   of   New   York   has   fallen   behind.  Meantime Montreal's exports have grown  from *l32,245,941������in 1SS0 to **(i*l,0*IO,fl83 In ISM,  and her imports from S-C'.-iiiiHS in 1SS0 to  *Ki5,01S,6������ in 1899.   From statistics compiled  by the New York Produce Exchange w--  learn that New York's percentage of the  total exports of flour, wheat and corn, in  bushels, fell from 50.3 per cent, ln li'SO to  32.9 per cent, in 1S99,  while Boston In the  same period of time increased her exporrs  of flour, wheat and corn from 7.9 per cent,  to 13.3 per cent. ; "Philadelphia  from   13.7  per cent, to 10.3 per cent.; Baltimore from  ���������2'2 per cent, to 2(l.*j per cent.; Norfolk from  1 per cent, to 2.S per cent., arrd Newport  News from nothing to S.l per cent.   Since  those figures have beerr compiled the decline has been even more striking.  Cyclists in Parliament.  If there Is one member of the Houso  of Commons more than another who  might have been expected'to fight shy of  any but the simplest form of locomotion  in the streets of London, argues The London Dally Chronicle, It Is Sir James Fer-  gusson, v.-lio was not. long since the victim cf a* perlons cab accident, which incapacitated him for several' weeks. Yet  he: has recently been seen cycling down  to Palace Yard, ami in; he Is now in his  seventy-second year, the.performance has  caused astonishment to his .colleagues.  Sir James Fergusson Is probably the oldest Parliamentary cyclist in the present  ������touse of Commons, among*.the ovei'-ln-  oreasinff list being Mr. Stuart-"-.Von Icy,*  .Mr.. John Burns. Jlr.Pat O'Brien. TUrv  Reginald McKenna. Sir Fortescue Flan-'  nery and V-iscount Cranborne. :'  iviusic at XviCttirii.���������  In reply to a question of London Punch,  Whether there should bo music during  meals, Herr Richard Strauss writes :  "The employment of orchestras at meal  times opens an endless new vista to the  writer of -programme- music. I have just  completed a new suite, entitled, 'Hebo  and Ganymede,' occupying two hours In  performance, each movement of which  Is contrived to coincide in length and  treatment with a fresh course. Thus In  the soup section tho wooing of the turtle  is suggested by a passage for four Slates,  and the 'bird' ls richly scored wllh bravura passages for the oboes and piccolo.  An expressive trnernirlando for violins,  heralds with an anticipatory shiver the  advent of tho Ice pudding, and a strepltous  enda In tlio finale greets tho arrival of  tho coffee and ll.iuors."  Sir Hubert Parry writes from tho Royal  College of Music : "I have long been a  believer In tlio el'lloacy uf music at meals,  mid In proof thereof beg to send you tlio  score of my Incidental music to the 'Roast  Pair of Sirens." "  Lord Grlinthorpe writes : "As a convinced -mealer," I am of opinion that if  people are not to drink betweon breakfast  and lunch, or between luiicli and dinner,  the meals themselves should be made as  melodiously attractive as possible. Let  our motto therefore be : ���������Drink to mo  only  with   tlilne  ears.' "  Mr. T. P. Connor writes : "The only  objection 1 have to music at meal times  is this : When I hear music, being of a  very emotional Celtic temperament, 1 am  irresistibly Impelled to sing. Tho last  Ime this happened I wa.s eating a plover's  egg. Me dear boy, I nearly had a spasm  of the glottis '."  Tire proprietor of the quick lunch restaurant in the Strand writes : " Wo find  that lt accelerates our already almost Incredible pace if tire 'Turkish Patrol,' or  somo other rapid march Is played during  he five minutes In which our 10,000 regular  customers enjoy their midday meal."  . Mr. Henry Bird writes : "You ask.  -Should there be music during meals?-  But what of the converse?���������should thore  be meals during music? It seems to me  that to offer music nt a restaurant is a  confession of failure on the part of the  chef. Our music* at the St. James' Hall  concerts would nave to be bad Indeed  before we provided the extra inducement  of food  to go with  it."  Mr. J. P. Sousa writes : "There Is no  doubt that the nearer the trombone the  sweeter the meat."  ivillliio* fn liln-v tlieir 'I'riin-cile "i'n <rn fn i[certain that this poverty has: not reacted  vwlling to alloiyaiieii- animals to go^to , on* tne;navy ���������by.,ai*minlsnlnir:tlie amount  of ammunition available for. target practice; Thus the temptation to Japan Is  great. * To-day superior, to-morrow inferior; deceived * by no* promises:: piercing  astutely through the veil of diplomatic  assurances, she knows that Russia wants    not only Manchuria but also Korea, and  some   vegetables -to j Korea Is to Japan a vital interest, a land  ��������� almost in  sight of her own  shores,.the:  if there is any key,   to  the  whole.  St. J Louis,, should at * once J open correspondence with that: gentleman at the  address  given: above. ���������*:���������:        'ii'.  .V Effect of Mulching Vegetables.  Mulches  cause  mature later, while with others no" de-*! Jey,  iiv <a.*iq tintired - T nte snrlno* ond pa'rlv'.'i -tar  east.    The  treaty  with   England,   to  lay was notrcea.   l^ate spring ana-eany;i    hlch,.;both   natlons   are   pledged, * and  fall frosts injure mulched plants  more J by which they will stand, .would secure  ,-���������-'.-:       *.;. ���������*������������������ ,   . ���������;'���������������������������     ...      'her a clear field in dealing with her an-  than     cultivated   ones,   making .it_*in-1 tagonlst.   If she should win. the progress  odvlsaMo   to ' mulch  verv  tender   vesre- , ot Russia  would  be  checked  for a gen-  adVisaDie  to   muicn icry tcnacr  lege   * eratIon.   If  si,e  lost.   her. national   inde-  tables that require the whole season for j pendence would be lost, or compromised  *:������������������'���������*.  ������������������   . ������������������'���������-. .,T- '������������������,"*'- '���������'��������� I for a  generation.    The  stake for her  Is  proper development.  Early sprrng vege-   her. all, everything In life thatmen hold  tables    which 'renuire* onlv  a   few   cul-    worthy   of   sacrifice,   hence   the. terrible  .tames,   wmen..require  oniy a   lew   cur     nature of-her dilemma.    On  land she is  tivations, can  usually be  grown  more   inferior to Russia. In the: fact that she  ,        ,     ,        "*,*���������.���������    ,.      ..,'*���������      , .  , ,       possesses no cavalry worth the name. But  cheaply by cultivation than by mulch-   in the total of men whom she could bring  ���������friirtWmnre    verv   pnrlv   mulch- I to hear   she   is   probably   superior,   and  Vurtnermore,  very ...early  niuicn-   Bhe  woula  unquestionably  receive  some  the   ground  has . become:! aid from China, though' as to the value  devotion  Here, then, the viewpoint of our religion as taught by Him who gave it :  Reverence towards His created work,  and, above all, for human life, all  cleansed, nothing unclean, no life so  low, so forsaken, that it shall not recall that holiest moment of His work  when He, too, cried: "My God, my  God,why hast Thou forsaken me?" The  utter darkness of the Holy of Holies in  which_ He placed the light by which  we might see the holiness" of our God  when the veil was rent in twain.  St. Paul calls this same great virtue  charity, but whether charity or rever-  - ence is that spirit that never scorns,  never despiscth, is never puffed .up,  seeketh not her own, thinketli no evil,  ���������opeth all things,, and without which  we may give all oui* goods to the poor  and our-bodies to be burned, and yet  are but as sounding brass or a tinkling  cymbal. *   -  We can learn the holiness of God  only by making.holy all that He hath  given us; we can*have faith only as we  make holy the name of God.  ing.  ing,   before  thoroughly warm, is apt to retard the  growth  of vegetables.   'Summer    and  fall   vegetables,   oh   the    other  hand,  which    require      frequent   cultivation  throughout J the season,'are     grown  more  cheaply  by  mulching  than  cul- '  tivation.    Moreover, J the  yield    and!  quality  of  vegetables   are;: often    im* '  proved by mulching.  Many vegetables cannot be mulched  until they have J become well established and the weather lias become warm,  thus requiring some preliminary* cultivation. Such cultivation as. is commonly given farm gardens is better  for  most vegetables * in   early   spring  of   that  aid   it  would  nounce. ���������--...-  be  rash  to  pro-  Rockefeller'is King.  V In The Chicago Record-Herald Walter  .Wellman says :���������John D. Rockefeller '.a  now looked upon by almost everyone as  the king of American finance and railroading. Mr. Morgan is In a second, but  still a .very high, place. During the last  year the two men have virtually exchanged positions. Of course, it would be  .trite to say that for a long time both  have been in the very front rank���������without doubt the two most powerful men in  the country. Tha change appears here:  Whereas Mr. Rockefeller was formerly  comparatively inactive, content to remain  **.*,.,.- ~���������r���������*,:n���������   K���������(- nit,!-!-,;.,'.-* :T- .-.:,. ,1*    In the background, a tremendous force In  than mulching, but mtrlchrngrs just as ��������� i,is   COIUrolb ot  great    capital    and  big  surely  better  in  midsummer  than  the    banks, but not personally, very active in  neglect which is the common thing in    ������'e   management  of  railroad, properties  ,   " , __    .  ..    ,  .. . %,       and dictation  of policies,  lie is.now._en-  JArnkgaJT<^n-*iJLt4-ha.t^tim^^  MAl-imclrn   F\-n.riniAnf       -si-dint,   i.cie I the other hand, Mr. Morgan, for several  years a marvel of activity, his finger in  almost every big pie���������his master hand  behind nearly all tire great combinations  Nebraska  Experiment      Station   tests,  ??.^_ i*ndced'- ShpWn- '?lU,ch^   t0 _b? [Ct   eyorTlgvt-h!?'ini%tne?%rlna  better in many cases than  the    most  thorough   cultivation "throughout     the | and reorganizations���������is'now comparative  Lamp-posts in London. J  The earlier lamp-posts in London,,says  The Magazine of Ar!, wero evolved from ;  the cannon discarded as obsolete Or faulty '  after the Napoleonic wars. Those actual  eorvlce cannon were freely used at Woolwich, and probably other garrison towns,  aa street cormor-posts. tlio boro being  plugged with oak to keep orrt Mia-rain  and refuse, tho emerging eird of tire plug  being shaped ln hemispherical form to  rcprosent tho Issue of a cannon-ball.  Later on thoso real cannon wero superseded by Imitation Iron castings, llio half  cannon-ball and ail. This cannon pat torn  for cornor-posts found its way to London, whore It may still bo seen In ninny  of our older strools and saunrcs. From  the unenlargcd cornor*-r>ost of tho cannon pattorn enlarged ilie lamp-post of  the period, which Is familiar ln London  to this day.  summer. Results very favorable to  mulching have been secured with cabbage, tomatoes, beans, cucumbers, potatoes and sweet potatoes. In "ai!  these cases the yields have been increased, on the whole, quite decidedly by mulching, and the required labor decreased at the same time..Mulched cabbage produced larger heads than  cultivated cabbage, and there was less  injury from rot. The vigor of tomato,plants was decreased by mulching,  but the yield.of fruit increased. The  fruit was also'cleaner and less subject  to rot. Mulched cucumbers produced  perfect fruits during dry periods, when  the fruit from the cultivated plants  were small and imperfect. The quality of potatoes has not been hurt by  mulching,   except   in   wet places.  In case of transplanted onions, salsify, beets, carrots, parsnips, peas and  melons the results are not decidedly  In favor of eitherof the two methods,  both the yields and the required labor  being about the same. From recent  tests, Jit ''is'-*thought; unwise to mulch  drilled otiions, lettuce and sweet corn.  With drilled onions, the stand of  planus is usually -J-irt by mulching.  With lettuce it is also difiicult to spread  the mulch without injury to tiie stand,  and the crop is harvested so early that  it is not worth while to mulch. With  sweet corn the yields arc about the:  same in a normal season whether  mulched or cultivated, but this cro;i  requires so few cultivations'that mulching is hardly profitable. In a wet season  mulching' decreases the yield    de-  ly Inactive.  iiletlly.���������R.  Cultivator.  A. Emerson, in American  How the Reporters Put it  The British Weekly publishes another  Interesting letter from , the Rev. R. J.  Campbell, giving hla impressions of  America. Ue says :���������All through the United States we have remarked the well-  informed interest taken by the press in  matters religious. Large space Is devoted  aaily to the doings of the churches and  the various philanthropic and social agencies which are under religious auspices.  There Is no column labelled "Church  News," as In our newspapers: such news  is deemed to be of general interest, and  almost every newspaper devotes a large  amount of spade to it. Many of the best  journals, In their Monday issues, report  in full some sermon or sermons preached  the day before. There Is the widest possible difference as to the tone and good  taste of 'the reports jrlven; the better  class of daily newspapers do the thing  well, the others are often very objectionable. Here is a specimen of (some) western journalism, which.may or may not  find Its parallel in the eastern States. It  purports to be a description of my* re-'*  oeptlon in the great Endeavor tertt on  the night of our arrival in Denver. After  describing one's personal appearance, tho  Imaginative reporter goes on to state that  I have "golden hair!" Perhaps-the confusion as to the Bryanite controversy  over the gold and sliver standards was responsible for the mistake. The narrative  continues :���������"AVhcn the reverend gentleman rose to speak, he received an ovation, etc, etc .". . Dr. Clark stepped  forward carrying the ^rltlnlr flag and the  Stars and Stripes, air! presented them to  the visitor, who held 'liem In his hnnd.  His eves filled with teirs while the vast  audience joined in sieging 'The Star Spangled Banner' to the tune.of 'God Save the  King!'" If these Incidents ever took  place it must have been when I was not  there; but, then, I don't believe the reporter was there, either. If tho audience  had attempted to sing ���������The Star Spnnpled  Banner" to the June of "God Save the  King," it would have beerr enough to  make the angels weep, 1st alone golden-  haired msn.  Counterfeit Furniture.  ��������� In England the .furniture most freely  counterfeited is" that of Chippendale,  Sheraton and Hopplewliito; but tho manufacture 1S-J-hot.'' always takerr.ab initio.;  There is a large industry, one of the  centres of which is said to-be. 01* to-have  been, Iii the neighborhood of Leicester,  of buying up genuine old eighteenth-century furniture of a simple kind, inlaying  witlisatinwood shells and the liko, sometimes,* though-not always equally."genuine,: until the enrichment (often justified  by the original pattern and style), onco  the piecoThas passed through'the hand of  the skilful .French-polisher, seemed to  warrant a heavy price. Generally speaking: (says The Magazine of Art), satin-  wood is; the favorite wood of the furniture-fakir for decorations; but almost  any wood can be imitated; thus. mahogany ' can be made .from 'sycamore, .and  ebony with pear-\vood. It is by staining  the inlay with blue that* the admired  green is obtained in,satinwood:.Perhaps  the. most frequently ���������faked" objects of  this class are the clocks commonly known  as "grandfather clocks." Tire number ot  plain clock-cases of this, kind has seriously diminished of late,-and the number  of highly decorated ones has prodigiously: Increased:    ������������������'-'���������'' ~.i. '":,.-.���������'��������� i-':. '.���������  Yours, Mine and Ours. ,  An excellent paper of anecdotes of  Churchmen Is contributed to the August  number . "of Blackwood's Magazine by  "Sigma." The writer tells, several stories  of Blomfield, Bishop of London. One of  these arose out of the complex: character.-  of-the Bishop's plentiful domestic circle.  It appears that.his : Lordship: .married'  twice, and in both unions had been blessed with progeny, while his second wife  was a widow, who, besides supplementing her second husband's family, had Imported an 'Independent brood of her own.  '"'In my experience, the children of ecclesiastics do not, even under normal conditions, always exemplify the Christian-  unity so solemnly enjoined from the parental pulpit, and with such a blend as  that which I have just denoted, it is  scarcely surprising that unruffled peace  was not invariably present under tlio  Bishop's roof.- On one occasion when an.  unequal battle was raging fast and furious among the miscellaneous offspring,  the Bishop was disturbed in his study  by tho impetuous entrance of his lady.  'What is it. my dear V he inquired, with,  ill-concealed testiness. 'Oh, Bishop, sho  replied in agonized accents, 'quick, quick,  tiiere's_not a.momeiitjo. lose.l^J-fomvc-hli-^.  "Bfeh:_aro_giniiig with myTnilldren, arid aro  ���������murdering our children '.' "  The War Correspondent.  The reason why so Ilttlo rrows comes to  this country from Sumalilurrd, says Tho  London Dally Express, has now leaked  out. A restrictive iilun was applied over  all the operations by order, and this  scheme, having apparently succeeded.  Lord Kitchener Iras issued an instruction  on the subject for futura'guidance. Tiro  General comiiiundlng will bu the real correspondent, as in the ease of Lord Roberts in tho Transvaal, und correspondents' messages will lullow some time after  the last word about uh action lias been  wired by tire commander. The censorship  will be so strict, both for nlres and loiters, that it will not bu ot much use for  newspapers to he represented irr tiro Held  if the new Ideas be carried into effect, and  the public will get just such war intelligence as tho Government thinks Ut to  give.  Tho following official order has been Issued in regard to war correspondoncudn  India :���������  "Tho permission to newspaper correspondents and othurs to accompany a field  force In a private cunuclty will irr future  bo granted only on condition tliat tlieir  employers deposit a sum of Rs. 1,000 at  the commencement of the operations to  cover tho cost of such rations, clothing,  etc., as may be subsequently issued tb  the correspondents,' and a similar sum  every six months    afterwards,    together  "Poor fellow! His doctor tells him  the only thing that will cure him is ���������  course of mud baths, and he can't afford to go to the mud springs."  " But surely he can go into politics  and let the mud come to him."���������Philadelphia Press.  The jungle cub fad of the foolish ii  very profitable to animal dealers.who reacquire them after they have been half  reared, at perhaps a quarter of the price  at which they were sold. A dealer recently received a letter, according to  Leslie's Weekly, from a woman who  had bought a whelp lioness, which runs  as follows: "Please conic and take Kitty away. She has eaten our Newfoundland dog."  " Father," said the little boy, "what  is a mathematician;"  "A mathematician, my son. is a man  who can calculate the distance between  the most remote stars, and who is liable  to be llimflauinied in changing a two-  dollar bill."���������Washington Star.  .    ���������  Church���������They say that it is no use  for a person to try and signal a street  car in Newark, N.J., with his hands.  Gotham���������No; I suppose the motor-  man would think that he was only  brushing away mosquitoes.���������Yonkers  Statesman.  Advantages of Coffee Jelly.  Coffee  In   the form of  jelly   Is   recommended  by The  Lancet-   to    those   who  think it necessary to take this stimulant.  It says :���������"A  hot  draft  of coffee is  undoubtedly a powerful stimulant, enabling,  both  mental  and physical  fatigue  to bo .  borne.    On the other hand, a cup of hot ���������  coffeo disagrees with many persons; their  digestion is disturbed rather than aided, I    . _  there   Ib   Interference   with   the    normal'{      "Mr    Tonesmith "isn't   in "   said  chemistry of tho digestive process,  and���������!      -/vir.  jonesmitn   isnt  in,    saia  the   dyspeptlo  must  eschew  hot,   strong    jnaid   at   the   door.       Will   you  coffee   as   well   as   tea.     The   excessive    your name?"  drinking of coffee is In any caso an evil. J      "Oh no "   renlicd     Prof     Absent  But It is often forgotten that-coffee oan 1 . ^.***���������., no������. rePlle(1 1 rot. _ AD������en*.  be taken in other ways, and in none bet- . mind. You see, I may need it my*  ter than in the form of jelly. A cloar se]f before I see him atjain."���������Cin*  coaee jelly after dinner Is every bit as .��������� -:_���������,.; rnmn,M**l*,l T-Umi**  good as the hot Infusion, while It is froo    cmnati  t-onimcrcial   l.ibirne.  A Missouri law-maker snatched a  sheet of paper from the desk, wrote an  amendment to a pending bill, sent it to  the clerk, arose and said, "Mr. Speaker, I offer an'amendment."  The clerk was asked to read it. The  clerk with an interested expression  began in an unusually loud, clear voice,  "My dearest Maggie, I am awfully  lonesome without you."  "Hold on, there, Mr. Clerk," yelled  the legislator, "that's the wrong side."  He had been writing to his lady love,  and had written his amendment on the  blank side of thc first page.  . * ���������  She ��������� Mamma says I mustn't encourage you at all.  He���������That's all right. I don't need  any encouragement. ��������� Philadelphia  Press.  the  cave  from some of the drawbacks of the latter.  Coffee, unlike alcohol, diminishes orgsnle  waste, rouses tho muscular energy without the collapse which  follows  alcoholic  Imbibition,   and   gelatin" in   tho   form   of  Jelly is cooling, assuages thirst, is soothing,  and  has a.tendency  to  absorb any  excessive acidity of the stomach.   Gelatin  is what Is known as a -proteid-sparer'���������  that is, it saves the destruction ot proleld,  such   as   albumen.      Having   regard   to  these facts, therefore, coffee jelly should  form   a  very 'suitable   sequel   to   dinner  and  an  excellent  substitute   for  Ilie   Infusion.'Moreover,    tho    astringent principles of coffee, which, however, are different   In   kind   and   degree   from   those  present In tea, are nullified by the gelatin.   In short, jelly is an excellent velijclo  for coffee, but, as Is necessary In making  the  infusion,   the quantity of coffeo  In   the   jelly   should not be stinted.   Cot-  fee serves an admirable purpose in dietetics, and those with whom it disagrees  when taken in the form of a hot infusion  -will very probably find the Jelly quite satisfactory."                Jv- - 'vT-J*  '::;;  ; J Precedence in Australia.  The King has sanctioned a new tablo  of precedence   for  the: Australian   Commonwealth..    Its   most   notable   feature,  .says  The   London    Chronicle,   is : its  attempt to .settle the long-standing dispute  between   Cardinal    Moran.  . ilie   Catholic  Primate of Australia, and Dr. Saumarez-  'Smith; the Anglican Primate.    .'Immediately .after tho State Governors and before the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth they come together side by side���������  "The Cardinal and  the Primate."    How  this suggested arrangement will work at  great  Commonwealth   functions  remains  to be seen, but It contains some obvious  humorous possibilities.     Suppose a door  not  wide  enough    to  admit    both   these  great ecclesiastical dignitaries simultaneously into the Vice-regal presence, what  then?     Who   Is   to  go   In   first ?     Cardinal Aloran Is considered to have scored  a  point  In   the   phraseology. "The  Cardinal  and   the  Prlmato,"   but .the King,  when Prince of Wales, established a precedent  in   that   respect  by   placing   the  name  of Cardinal  Manning Immediately  after Iris own and before that of tlio Archbishop of  Canterbury In  the list of the  Royal Commission on the Housing of th������  Poor.    ]J)uring a trial for assault in Arkansas, a club, a rail, an axle-handic, a  knife, and a shotgun v.ere. exhibited as  "the instruments with which tiie deed  was done." It was a!?o shown that  the assaulted man defended himself  with a revolver, a scythe, a pitchfork, a  chisel, a hand-saw. and a dog. The  jury decided that they'd have given a  dollar apiece lo have seen the fight.  The French Foreign Legion.  The death penalty pwarded a private ln  the French Foreign Legion, for throwing his cap in his captain's faco at Oran,  is an Illustration of the merciless sever-  =ityjc-xei,eIsud"lri=that-falnoini=cWpsTSh,obt5=  ing at sight Is permitted lho officers, who  have to deal with dangerous characters  from all quarters of Kirrope. Nowhere  is there sueh a corps, according to Tho  London Chronicle. Irs ranks are recruited from outcasts of nil social ranks.  Disgraced officers of the Russian porvlce,  deserters from the German army, broken  scions of tlie Austrian nobility, fraudulent  debtors from Belgium, forgers from Spain,  homicides from America, ruined gamblers  from Italy are found hi plenty In the  ranks. No excuse I.s taken for a fault,  and the slightest symptom of Insubordination carries with II c swift passage  to another world. It is understood that  recruits are -simply seeking refuge from  the arm of the civil law. The foreign  Legion Is the only voluntarily enlisted  corps in tho French army. It has done  excellent service against lhe.Arabs and  ls always placed In the forefront of. the  light. '  A Few Facts. v  It doesn't take much (lattery to make  email men  feel big.  Soon the baseball germ will gel its work  iii on the rooter.  Blood will tell; but tho more brains a  man has the less ho lolls.  A young man somcllrnes gets a plump  refusal from  a slender girl.  Somo men waste a lot of time In explaining   that  it wasn't   their  fault.  A man may bo Ids own worst enemy,  but lie Is sure to be Ids own best friend.  Those who stand by the clamor for fair  play usually seek an opportunity to butt  In  Purchaser���������Look here. sir. You  say peaches are twenty-five cents a  peck. ��������� Now, I get half a peck, and  you charge me thirteen cents. I am  cheated out of half a cent. Why don't  you give me thirteen cents?   -  Dealer���������I don't do it for your sake,  sir. Thirteen is an unlucky number.  Under no condition would I place a  hoodoo on any of my customers.���������K**-  press Gazette.  MAN.  Out of deep and endless universe  There came a great Mystery, a Shape,  A Something sad, inscrutable, august���������  One to confront the worlds and question them.'  ���������Edwin   Markham.  WOMAN.  And from a rib of this great Mystery  There came    a finer,  a more shapely  Shape,  A Something tantalizing,: winsome, coy,  That solves  him; yea,  and leads  him  *'.'. by the nose.  Nell���������May has a beau, hasn't she ?  Belle���������Yes; she calls him "Ajpril  Showers."  Nell���������What's thc idea in that ?  Belle���������He brings May flowers.���������  Philadelphia Ledger.  Alexander aim Draga. v  There arc nlway- two -rdt-s lo e, sBory)  'and that the murdered King Alexander  and Queen Draga may not have been soj  bad as they were painted appears front  the remarks of London "Truth" on tha  butchery at Belgrade:  "Alexander's whole appearance betok**  ened  race degeneration.    The  son  of rt  ,'jcuisseur,' he had an ill-condiifioned minq  'and body.   The undeveloped countenance  struck one as odd.    If not a baby fociS  it might have been the face of a boy 01  six who had suddenly become an adull  of twenty.    The mind" had rro grasp, annj  the memory could retain no lesson.   Ilia  father and "mother used to quarrel abouq  him in his childhood, .Milan reproaching  her with  inflicting  such  a  weakling or!  Servia,  and  she saying  that  AlexandeJ  had only to thank his fa Iher for bein J  ���������o much  below  the average.    Thc  pool!  hoy heard their wrangles.   He longed tot  tenderness, but never knew what it wall  until he fell under the spell of  Draga'  She was at once a loving  'nmie,'  gentle  counsellor, directress and adopted a ma.';  ternal manner.   I do not blame Alexan.<  der for marrying Queen Drriga.   She wad  not pretty, but agreeable, and if she was  older limn he wus, that was his concern  alone.    The stories or her having led d  disreputable life arc not correct.    Afte0  the death of her husband she became d  lady of honor of Queen Natalie, who id  herself a lady beyonu reproach.   Alexander was a lad, and he fell in love with  his   mother's   lady-in-waiting.     Natalia  'objected and turned off her lady-In-walU  ing.   On this Alexander announced tlrad  he intended  to  marry her, and  carried  out his intention, having In the mean*"  tlmo  provided  her  with   the  means  ta  live, as she had nothing.   According td  the probabilities in such eases, had she  succumbed lo  him before marriage, tha  marriage would never have taken plrvoe*!  Queen Draga waa a clever woman and et  verj*   ambitions  one.    As  she   was   nol  likely to have a child, she thought that  her brother might ns well be the heir to  the crown as nnyone else.   There was no  particular reason why* he should not hnva  been.   Alexander was the great-grandson  of a swineherd, und the Karageorgevitch  Pretender to the throne was the grand.*  son of a Servian peasant.   The Servian**  however, did not look nt things in this  light.    The Obrenoviic'nes and the Kara.*  teorgevitches have each their partizan*  ince the time that Servia became an  independent principality there have been  kings froni vie family and from the other  Alexander .*s the sole.'roni-iiii'iiR mem*  ber of the untonoviich family, uod, con  seqtiently, if he were killed, together with  his wife and her family, the. head of the  Karageorgevitches remained the sole pro*  tender to'Uie throne. The gruesome extinction of tire -Jbrcnovitcir dynaoty has  no redeeming feature. 1 dare say that  nearly every olliecr and soldier who  join ! in the nocturnal invasion of tbd  Koiuik had at sonic time or another been  engaged in herding and sticking swin*  Anyone who has seen the execution of (|  pig" must know how brutalizing it is tq  the executioner, unless done a la me  chanique, automatically, as in Chicago!  The pig is shrewd, sagacious, epicurean;'  enjoys life, and, seeming to know what _  designs the butcher harbors and whal  death means, makes a hard struggle foi  existence,, and noisily protests against  dying for the ,ood ofhuman beings. On!  frnds in the whole of the palace tragedv  circumstances reminding one of the por'  cine execution. Draga's end reminds oca  of Athalie's dream of Jezebel's death!  Tlie "dogs that devoured that seductive  Semitic queen were not more ferocious  than the Servian officers, who are now  said to havo torn Drrrga's flesh from hej  bone*.- ^j^a^  :iSw  Some Interesting Essays.     VTJvj  When a widow appears In half-mourning  with'a~guarantee of payment of arry ox-J It's the wise bachelor's cue to tako to  cess. ���������   '-���������   '   tho tail timber.  -    --  ���������  ��������� All tiro comfo'-ts of n. ho.mo arrd all the  conveniences of ir hotel are nover to bo  found under the same roof.  A man's self-I.'npnctanco would get an  awful Jolt if he knaw how little others  coro about Iris existence.  The man who throws bouquets at himself imagines tlio public sees whore they  go but not  where   they  como   from.  The bore who Is forever usklnr*; one disagreeable questions about one's  self has  all   the   othor   bores   beaten    seventeen ;  blocks.  If a man allows Ids head to bo turned ���������  by flattery Its only a matter of time until  he itels It whore Knth'>rlne />ot the neclr- :  lac*���������CUlcaira Daili- Tribune.  'The cost of all Issues will be debited  against theso sums, und the closing balance, if any, will be remitted to the proprietors of the papers arrd others, concerned."  The cost to correspondents for rations In  South Africa was Ss per day, 4s for each  servant, and Os for each horse. Allowing  for transport, tlris gave tho Governmr-rrt  an' onormous percentage of profit. The  attempt was also made to make correspondents pay railway fares during the  war, although thoy were part and parcel  of tho army for the tlmo being. In Lady-  smith-each correspondent was invite I to  become a combatant, and did so, bul: Uiey  are debarred from , receiving tho Lady-  smith clasp with tlieir medal.  Miss Giddy '(vivaciously)���������My new  gown is a dream���������very iight grey  voile.  He (practically)���������Ah, yes: very  pretty,    I'm   sure.      But  doesn't   gre'y  soil easily?' _ ^_���������_^  i="Iifit^GT^tle������p1iig"bcio7^"sh^ook:ed)  ���������Oil, I had it made with a broaJ  black girdle.���������Chicago Record-Herald.  "There's a strange man at the door,  sir," announced the new servant from  Boston.  "What docs he want?" asked the  master  of  thc  house,  impatiently.  "Begging your pardon, sir," replied  the servant, a shade of disapproval  manifest in his voice, "Ire wants a  hath, but what he is asking for is  something to eat."���������Syracuse Herald.  She���������She's really the worst gossin in  the neighborhood. Why, I heard this  morning that she   Hc���������Come, now, don't try to beat  her at    her  own  game.���������Philadelphia  Public Ledger.   .  A  certain  stipendrary  Magistrate  ic.  England has a remarkable he������d of hair  He is rather proud of his possession  and has no intention of parting with i  at present.  Not long ago a local ne'er-do-wcl  was brought before him on a charst  of poaching, and in the course of the  hearing of the case an amusing incident occurred. Thc prisoner was exceedingly impudent, interrupting the  witnesses and insulting all who had  anything to say to  or against him.  Considering the case proved, the stipendiary turned to the prisoner and  asked :  "Have you any remarks to make :"  "Yes, I have," responded he. flippantly.      "Your  h**ir  wants cutting!"  There was an audible titter in court,  which developed into a roar of laughter  as tlie witty stipendiary coolly replied :  "So does yours, my friend. Three  months."  Before the laughter had subsided the  Prisoner was in the cells.  Perhaps nothing is more difficult that}  ,to sav exactly what we mean. A teachj  |er o{ composition in a private school)  jwho realized this, has lately been -tryinfl  the experiment of making her pupifl  write anything they like about a given  subject in a given-time, generally about*  five minutes; and some of the results  have been most enlightening.-One of th<  subjects was "Wind," for example, ami  here is one.'of the,.answers: "There a:<*  four winds, north, east, south and west*  but sometimes two o-f these blow at thi  same time, and then we get a SAV. oil  N.E.* wind." Another was at least topii  cal: "Wind is an aboroinal element. I-j  blows off people's hats and uproots tree*'  But it Is very useful for yacht races."   ;  The subject "Jam"'was equally inspin  ing, judging by the remarks written on  it. "Jam is to be found in nearly evcrj  house," wrote "someone; "and some peo1  pie eat it at every meal. Somo jams  ore sticky." AVe should rather like tc  hear   of   thc jam  that   is   not   sticky;  "simple directness was^Ireland." Mor������  eloquent than tire eloquence of ft whold  Oaclic ler.gue was the delightful sen)  -fence: "Tire Irish were conquered by tkj  English in days of old, and hnve bceq  annoyed about it ever since." Wc cannot  help recalling afler this a charming pom)  sage in a forgotten lesson book���������"Thi  Child's Guide to Knoivledgo"���������relating  to a thunderstorm. This ia what it eni  joined: "Pull down the blinds, draw youi  bed to the middle of the room, lie dov.***'  and commit yourself to God." '  Looking Ahead.  "I have been thinking," remarked' ���������  thoughtful looking man toi chance acquaintance���������"I have been thinking what  I ������hall put my boy to when he is o!(l  enough.  "At  present  I am  a little uncertaf-  whethcr it would not be wise to let hi  finish his education in Germany, so th.  he might have the advantage of a eo  tinental training and the chances of .*>  quiring *nother language besides his ow  Otherwise I should probably send him t������  some technical school here, for I im ������*���������  great believer in handicrafts.   My wifa  talks of giving him a university educa*-  tion, but I don't know.   It rather unflUJ  a fellow for anything but d professional  career, and they say that all the proferjj  ������Ions are overcrowded."  The'other man agreed.  "Better let him learn a {-rood trade," he)  said; "electrical engineering or some"-  thing cf that kind. But, by the wav, how  old is he?" ."  "Well," replied the anxious parcnf^  "I'm looking ahead a littlo, of course���������'  he's three months old to-day."  He -who repeats a tnlc oft-told  Is not so great a bore .  A* he who yawns, "Ah, that is oldi   J  -. I've heard the yarn before."        . _i !Si-liL-'l.F���������l.*a_!'-i  **:*a-*;������:*+**������,*;*:a+.*_+.+j*.ajm.aj*jaiap,  9  il  r  i.  fi  L-  I  Toys and  Fancy Goods  We tire busy opening up some  of the nicest things in Ihe  above lines ever shown in this  City and will be ready for  Christmas with lhem all."  WATCH THIS AD. FOR THE LATEST  Canada Drug & Book  Company.  *+'*'-*'*'*'-������'-*^'***^'-***'-4**'-4r+**'������*  MARRIED  Camehox-Gkaxt���������At lievolstoki*. on  Tuesday, Nov. 2-1 th, by Rev. XV. C.  Calder, Ewin A. Ciiineron, of Sandon, B. C, to Jennie. Grunt, of Glengarry, Out.  Macdoxald-McKinxox���������At Sandon,  on Tuesday, Nov. 21th, by Rev.  Father Jeniiiiette, John George Alnc-  donald, of this cily, toJMiiniie, eldest  daughter of 31 rs. JE. JTMcKirinoir, of  Sandon, B. C.  JIcPherson-JMcDougall��������� At ltevelstoke, on Wednesday, Nov. 25th, by  JKev. Father Thayer, lioderick Mc-  JPherson, of Nakusp, to Margaret  JMcDougull, of Antigonish, N S.  Jeffs-Haxey ��������� At Revelstoke. on  Thursday, Nov. 26th. bv Rev. C.  A. Procunier, Charles Jett's, cf Nelson, to Miss Lilian Maud Beatrice  Haney, of Paris, Ont.  --Try un Ostermoor Mntti-nss, sold by  lt. Howson & Co.  Thonuis Hnniiltoii left this morning  on a throe or four months' visit to his  brother at Kingston, Out.  Special meeting F. O. E. tonight.  Officers will In* nominated for ensuing  term. All brethren requested to  attend.  It is understood that Rev. C. H. M.  .Sutherland, of Vancouver, hns accepted tlio cull to tlio .Methodist church  here.  " Turning of the Shrew," Shakespeare's most, laughable comedy, nt  Opera House, Satiiiiliiy night, Harold  Nelson Company.  ��������� Bnliy Sleighs,  Brilry   Cutters,   just  arrived tit R. Howson's it Co.  Mis. John Palmer gave a farewell  party on Tuesday evening to Mr. Thos.  Hamilton who left for the east this  morning.  The Philharmonic Society will hold  a rehearsal this evening at Mrs. H. A.  Brown's. All members and intending  members invited to attend.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days alter  date we intend to apply to tire Chief Commissioner of LamlH and Work** fora special licence to  cut and carry nway timber fmin tire followini!  described lamls situated on Adamslake in Lii-  looc-'.~uiotrict, B. C. .  Commencing at a post marked -'Harbor Lumber  Co.'s soutii cast coiiicr" planted on the west shore  of Adams lake about nue and a half miles south  west from the. mouth of Spa-pit-em creek,  tlience north SO chains, tlience west 80 chains,  theneo south SO chains, thence east 80 chains to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 12th day of October, 1602.  IIAKIiOK I.U.MI1KH COMPANY.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cub and carry away timber from the  fi.lluwiric: descrilied lands situated on Adams  lake In Lillooet district, li. C.  Coiuitieucinc; at a'post marked "ll. S. Johnson's  south cast corner," planted orr the west shore of  Adams lake at the mouth of the tipa-pit-em ereek,  thence north -10 chains, thence west 16(1 chains,  thencu soutli 40 chains, theuce east 100 chains to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 12tli duyot October, lim  II. S. JOHNSON.  DIED.  Williamson���������At Revelstoke on Sunday, Nov. 22nd, Emma, the beloved  wife of William Williamson, aged  59 years.  LOCALISMS  J. TMT. Kellie has returned from a  short visit to the Coast.  ���������Leave orders for Christinas cakes at*  A. E. Bennison's.  Miss Richardson, of Kamloops, was  iu the city on Friday.  ���������Leave your orders for anthracite  coal with H. N. Coursier.  Joe TDolan says he would walk 20  miles to an Eagle social session. "  ���������Christinas cakes, pies and puddings.  Tbe very best at A. E. Bennison's.  Junior Conservative Club. Grand rally.  Selkirk Hall, Monday night 8 p.m.  Ft. Tapping was'confined to the house  with a severe attack of la grippe.  ���������Boys'and Gents Sweaters, red and  navy, 75c., C.B. Hume & Co.  JMr1. G. A. Fraser, the Camborne  merchant, was in the City on Monday.  ���������Santa Claus has arrived with a big  stock of toys'at Horace Manning's.  R. Dickinson, of Revelstoke, has  been visiting in New Westminster.'  ���������Children's (Silk Handkerchiefs 10c,  C.B. Hume & Co.  Junior Conservative Club. Grand rally.  Selkirk Hall, Monday night, 8. p. m,  ���������Fancy Rockers, Lady's Secretaries.  China Cabinets, at R. Howson*|& Co.'s.  ���������HAROLD NELSON���������Friday, Richelieu: Saturday, Taming of tlie Shrew.  ���������W. J. Curry, resident dentist. Parlors over Bews' drug store.  J. S. Clute, H, M. Inspector of  Customs for the Province, is in the  city,  ���������Christmas Toys in bewildering  variety both diverting and useful at  Horace Manning's.  A meeting of the Hockey Club will  lie held in the Council Chamber orr  Monday at S.lo p.m.  ��������� Flannelette regular 10c.. light and  dark colors, Fiiday and Saturday 5c.  per yard, C. B. Plume & Co.  Capt. Bacher, of Nakusp, \vns~in the  city for the Hospital Ball as well as M.  Carlin and H. G. Parson, of Golden.  ���������WANTED���������South African scrip.  .State lowest price. P. O. Box 01,  Kevelstoke.  Ed. Corning returned last evening  from an extended visit to North  Carolina and eastern points.  ���������WILL PAY Sia-i CASH for B. C.  War Scrip, applv Box 2S3, Greenwood,  B. C.  Thomas Taylor. M.P.P.. left for  Victoria on Monday to enter on hi.s  legislative duties.  Dressmaking must be booming here.  A local merchant is advertising in  Vancouver for additional assistance.  ���������Miss W. Lennox, teacher of pianoforte, is ready to receive pupils. For'  terms, call at Mrs. MacRrrry's. Third  street. nov 19-1 in  Mssrs. Donald antl Duncan Grant, of  Silverton, were in the eity this week  attending the wedding of tlieir sister,  Miss Jennie Grant.  ���������Wanted for spare time employment  in office or store by able book-keeper  and salesman, apply at Hkrai.d  office. no2l5-lm  To-morrow evening Beaver Lodge,  No. 182, I. A. of M., hold llieir four-ill  annual reception in O'Brien's Hall,  Vancouver.  ���������SALESMEN WANTED to lonk  after our interest in Kootenay District.  Salary or Commission. Address���������The  Victor Oil Company, Cleveland, O.  The young men of Revelstoke do not  appreciate theadvantagesof becoming  members of the Rocky Mountain  Rangers. Those at present enlisted  have also heen delinquent in attending  drills since the inspection. It is hoped  this will lie remedied at once as Lord  Dundonald, commanding officer in  the Dominion, may pay an official  visit here on liis return from the  Coast.  The city is extending its electric  light service and poles are now being  erected to meet the demands of increased business.  Samuel Gompers has been re-elected  President of the American Federation  of Labor by 12,52*1 votes against 1,134  for Krept. the Socialist candidate.  The Imperial Bank building is  rapidly nearing completion. A handsome cornice is now being attached  under the direction of E. G. Burriege.  Mrs. Gall, of Vancouver, returned  home on Monday after spending a  couple of weeks with her parents Air.  and Mrs. S. Smith, of Third street.  The Quadrille Club will hold its  third dance this evening at the Opera  House, lt is put a day ahead on  accoont of the Harold Nelson engagement.  Police Magestrate Forbes, at Fernie  the other day, sentenced several  miners to a month's hard labour for  having matches in their possession in  the collieries.  ���������FURNITURE FOR SALE ��������� By  owner, who is leaving tire city, a  quantity of household furniture in  good condition. Apply to W. de V. Ie  Maistre.  W. M. Brown is in Kamloops attending a meeting of the executive of the  Provincial Mining Association of  which lie is the member representing  Revelstoke district. "���������  Mr. and Mrs. Rod McPherson who  were married here early yesterday  morning by Rev. Father Thayer left  at once for the south after a wedding  breakfast at the Union Hotel.  The local Mica Company are trying  to arrange with the Revelstoke Navigation Co. for a steamer above Death  Kapids.* Govern tn en t assistance to  the project is being urged.  There will be a special meeting of.  the Ladies' Hospital Guild in the .City.  Hall on Thursday next, Dec. 3rd, at 3  p.m., to close up business in connection with last Friday's Ball.  The Liberal-Conservative Association held a well attended meeting orr  Friday evening when .arrangements  were made with the Junior Conservative Club for provision of permanent  quarters.  The Willing Workersof St, Andrew's  Presbyterian church will hold their  annual Scotch Concert in Selkirk Hall  orr Monday evening, the 30th inst. An  excellent  provided.  ReVelstoke Licence District  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the followine  application for Retail Liquor Licence have  been received for the Kevelstoke lieenee  District:  C. P. K. Co. 6 mouths retail, Glacier House,  Glacier.  C. D, Morris, G months retail, Windsor Hotol,  Iliecillewaet.  ������. J. Kerr. 6 months retail, Arrowhead hotel.  Arrowhead.  G. S. McCarter, ti months retail, Lake View  Hotel, Arrowhead.  Halcyon Hot Springs Co., 6 months ratal],  Halcyon Hotel, Halcyon  Michuel Grady; fi months retell, St. Leon  Hotel, St. Leon,  John Hector. G months retail, Grande Hotel,  Nakusp.  H'm.Lovatt, 6 months retail, Kootenay hotel,  Burton,  Wm. Hamilton, 6 months retail. Lardeau  Hotel, Comaplix.  Chief Young, 6 months retail, Queen's Hotel,  Comaplix,  Frank hullmcr, G months retail, Prospectors  Exchange, Beaton.  And further take notice, that the regnlar  meeting of the Board of Licence Commission-1  ers for the Kevelstoke Licence District will be I  held in the Halcyon not Springs Hotel on I  Tuesday, the loth day of December, 1903, at the !  hour oi2 p.m. '.'.." i  By Order.  R, A. UPPER,  Chief Inspector.  ssa=  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given t.hut thirty days after  dato I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on Adnms lake in Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "II. S. Johnson's  south east corner'' planted on the west shore of  Adams lake about two miles south frum the  mouth of Adams river, thence north MO thains.  tlience west -10 chains, thence south luo cliuins,  tlience east 40 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 13tlr day of Octolier, 1003.  II. S. JOHNSON.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that tliirty days after  date I intend to apply to the ( hief  Commissioner nf Lairds und Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timlier from the  following descrilied larrds situated on Upper  Adams river in Lillooet district, It. C  Commencing at a post marked "A. Anderson's  south soutii west corner post" planted aliout  Sir yards from the east bank of. Upper Adams river,  about 20} miles up from Adams lake,  thence east 1(10 chains, thencu rrorth-tncliuins,  thencu west 1G0 chains, theuce-south-10 ehainsto  tlie point of cuuiiiienccmont.  Dated this *3(ith day of October, 11X13.  A. ANDERSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  date I intend ti apply to the Cliief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry awny timber from the following described lands "Situateil on Upper Adnms  river in Lillooet district,- H.C.  Commencing at a postmarked "It. Steiss' northeast corner post," planted about, fifty yards enst  from the east bmiTk of Upper Adams river, about  twenty niiles up from Adams lake, thenee south  ������0 chains, theuce west*80 chnins, thence irorth 80  chains, thence east 80. chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 80th day of October, 1003.  K. STEISS.  ���������ggfljg  "(������������������WI-**1'  NOTICE.  Notice is hhreby given that thiity days after dale  I intend to apply to the chief ConimissioiKtr of  Lands and Works fora special licenco to cutand  carry away timber from the following described  lands situated on Harbor lake, in Lillooet district,  B. . .  Commencing at a post marked "D. JlcCIceiy's  north-east corner post," planted near the west side  of Harbor lake about twelve miles up from Adams  river, tlience south 80 chains, tlience west So  eliains, thence mirth SO chains, theuce east 80  chains to the poirrt of commencement.  Dated this 3rd day of November, 1903.  1). McCl.KKHY.  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief ( nminissuinei*  of Lauds and Works for a speeinl licence tu cut*  and carry away timber from the fullowiug described lands situated on Hurbur lake, in Lillooet  district, li. C.  Commencing nt a postmarked "II. McClecry's  north-west corner post," planted ou the west side  of Harbor lake about twelve miles up from Adams  river, thence south SO chains, thence east 80 chains,  tliencu nurth SOchaius, tlience west 80 chains to  the poinl of commencement.  Dated this Srd day of November, 1110.1.  D. SIcCLKKHY.  NOTICE.  . Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend ' to : apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands nnd works for a special  licence to cut and cany, away timber from the  following described lands situated on Harbor  creek, a tributary of Adams river, in Lillooet  district, B. 0.  Commencing at a post marked "II. McCleorys  south east corner post," plarrted orr the north si'de  of Harbor-cr-eek, about nine milesup from Adams  river, theuce nurth 80 chains, theneo west SO  chains, theuce south 80 chains, thence east SO  chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of .November, 1903.  "-'��������� ���������'���������'      II. McCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notico Is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  or Lands and Works for a fpeci.il licence to cut  and carrv away timber frum tlie fullowiug described lands situated on Hurbur lake, in Lilluuet district, 11. C.  Cniumencing at a post marked " O. MeCioory's  north-east corner post," planted on the west, side  or" Harbor lake about thirteen miles up frmu  Adams river, thence south 80 eliains, thence west  S.) chains, thence north 811 chains, thence oai.1 SO  chains tu the puint of commencement.  Dated this -ith day of November, 1003.  a. MeCLKEUY.  The Leading Store  THE STORE THAT NEVER DISAPPOINTS  Winter days will come again and you will need  something for Street -.mi Housewear. You will find  the latest My Ies here, am! we have the very latest  materials in lhe slore, so put the two together and you  will be ready fer New  York or Paris.  programme     'huts       been  Owing to the large increase of  business the Dominion Express Co.  has imported one of its well known  red express wagons for service here.  This will prove a great convenience to  the company's patrons.  Charles Jett's, the well known la-  crtBsse and hockey player, of Nelson,  met Miss Maud Haney on the arrival  of No. 2 last evening and was happily  married to her at St. Peter's church  by Rev. CA. Procunier, this morning.  The Royal Arch Purple Degree of  L.O.L., No. 1D5S, will Ire held in the  Oddfellows hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1st,  at 8*p*m.-���������AlHiiem hers-are-requested"  to attend. Joseph Aclreson, Recording Secretary.  It is probable that an isolation ward  will soon be erected at the Hospital.  The City Council have promised to  consider the question of a grunt as  soon as the Hospital trustees submit  plans of the proposed building and a  schedule of ratas for city patients.  Mv. Charles Osborne, a well known  member of the Regina Lacrosse Club,  who recently accepted a position in  XV. J. George's store Iras arrived in  the city. His appearance was welcomed by the local club who predicted  that Revelstoke will have a winning  lacrosse team next season.  The many friends of R. E. Ward,  late manager of the Molson's Bank  here, will be sorry to hear that he has  been compelled to relinquish his  position for-the present on account of  ill health. After taking three or four  mon ths'rest he will resume his profession at one of the bank's branches  in the east. His successor, Mr, \V. IT.  Pratt, lale accountant at Vancouver,  has arrived in Revelstoke.  . *t*^<������)|^^MMMiti|J(i������MilJl9rl9������il)l)l)llrtJ������%lJ>*t  at ������*  as  as  ff  %  is  as  ts  as  is  as  jtf unma i mno   uwuuo S  ���������A ������lti������t Opotied Up. M  $ ��������� ��������� 5  fc ��������� S  as ������  IS CANDIES ������  ij; TOBACCOS ������  J[ 'PIPES,  ETC., j{  J������ at the usual price. X  I ��������� I  i      ~       i  ������      HORACE MANNING,      ������  IS McKenzie Avenue. M  as x  HEADQUARTERS FOR  SANTA CLAUS  CHRISTMAS GOODS  .lust Opened Up.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  date I . intend to apply to * tho .Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and carryaway timber from the  following described lands situated on Harbor  creek, a tributary of Adarrrs . river, in Lillooet  district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "II. McCleery's  north-west corner post," planted on the north bank  of Harbor creek about eight miles up from Adains  river, thence soutii 80 chains, thence east SO chains,  tlience north 60 chains, thence west 80 chains to  the point of commencement..  Bated this 2nd day of Novcmbor, 1003.  .   II.' McCLEEKY.  NOTICE.  Notice is* herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Woiks for a ipecial licence to cut  mid carryaway timlier from the followingdu-  scribed lands situated on Harbor lake, iu Lillooet,  district, Ii. (J.  Commencing at a post marked "ft. McClecry's  south-east corner post," planted on the west side  of Harbor lake, aliout thirteen miles up from  Adams river, theme north 80 chains, thence west  jil chains, theuce soutli 80 chains, tlience east 80  chains to the point, of commencement.  Dated this fourth day of November, 1003.  (J. McCLEEKY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giveatbat thirty days after date  I intend to apply to the Chief commissioner of Lands and Works for a. special licence to  cut and carry away, timber from the following  described lands situated' on Harbor creek; a tributary of Adams river, iii Lillooet district, 11. C.   *  Commencing at a* post'marked "B. McCleery's'  north-east corner post," planted on the north bank  of Harbor creek about eight miles up. from Adams  river, thence south 80 chains, thence' west 80  chains, therrce north. SO chains, theuce east 80  chains to the point of .commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of November, 100^. ,  -II. McCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after date  I intend to npplv to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works" for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber from the following descrilied  lands situated on Harbor lake, in Lillooet district,  11.������'.  Commencing at a post marked "J. P. McCleery*.*.  north-west comer post," planted at the head ol  Harbor lake, about thirteen miles up from Adams  river, theneo soutli 80 chains, thence east SO chains,  tlience north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains to  tlie point of commencement.  .  Dated this Mil day of November, 1003.  J  P. -Mc'XKKKY.  O  <>  <���������  <*���������  <>  <>  o  <>  <���������  <*���������  o  <���������  o  !  DRESS   GOODS.  Are conspicuous by tlieir variety this year. If you  wish the latest London or Paris Novelty take one of our  Snowflake Zebelines, or, if you wish to buy a more  dressy gown, buy a German Broadcloth and have it  made with Medallions and Pendant Trimmings.  DRESS  MAKING.  "We Fear Nae Foe."  MISS LEE, who has charge of Our Dressmaking  Department will be delighted to talk over the. latest  fashions with you and give you the proper style 'in  dress if you entrust her with your .orders.  NEW    IDEA    PATTERNS.  NO PATTERN   OVER TEN CENTS,  guarantee them to be the best in the market.  We  will  W. J. GEORGE,  MACKENZIE  AVENUE . .  Call and See Our New Goods.  4>  <���������  O  <���������  o  o  <���������  ���������  <���������  <���������  <���������  <���������  o  <���������  o  <���������  <���������  <>  <>  o  o  1.  ������������������<*���������  ���������n  .���������n  o  o  :o  <���������  o  o  o  o  <>���������  o  <���������  o  o  o  o  I  ���������  t  >���������������������������������<��������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������*������  WOOD  FOR SALE  BIRCH -S5.00  FUR     ��������� S4-.SO  HEMLOCK���������S4.50  CEDAR���������S3.50  Apply to  A. Cowie  CITY RESTAURANT  First  Street.  ������������������������-������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������  t  ���������  NOTICE..;'  Notice is hereby given that thirty days ofterdatc  I intend to apply ' to the Chief Commissioner of Landsand Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timher' from the following  described lands situated on Harbor creek, a tributary of Adams river, in.Lillo( et district, B.- C  Commencing at a post marked. "B. McCleery's  south east corner post" planted on the north bank*  of Harbor creek about eijttrt miles up from Adams  river, tlience north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  thence south SO chains, thence east 80 chains to  the point nf commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of November, 1903.  . B. McCLEERY. .  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that tliirty days afterdate  I intend tn applv to'the Chiof Commissioner of  Larrds and Works foraspecial licence to cut and  carry awnv timber from the fellowing described  lands situa'ted on Harbor lake, in Lillooet district,  Ur ������*  Commencing ata post marked "J. P. McCleery*:-  south-west comer post," planted at the head or  Harbor lake about thirteen miles up from.Adams  rivei-, thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence soutii SO chainVthenca west 80 char rs to  the point of commencement. ,  - Dated this 4th day of November, 1903. ���������  ' J. ,P. McCLEEKY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after date  we intend to apply to the Chief Coinmissionei' of  Lands and Woiks for a special licence to cut and  carry away.tiinber from the following described  lands situated on the oast shore of Adams lake irr  Lillooet district, It. C.  : Commencing at a post planted on the east shor j  of Adams lake, about two miles south of the Mo-  Mich river and marked "Harbor Lumber Company's north-west corner," theneo east 40 chains,  thence south 160 chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence north 100 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated tlris 30th day of Septomber, 1903.  IIABBOK LUMBER COMPANY.  ���������-���������*���������-���������������������#������;������'������;���������������$*������*������������������������������������'������**���������������*������$  *  ..Furniture  Just opened up two cars-of Furniture. , One  car  contained   the   best   goods -that   can   be   bought  in  CHOCOLATES  MARACAIBO hrarxl.H Lo the front.  We liavu rucelvofl n frusli stock.  A well anHortcd .stock- put in  liand.HOTnc packages at prices to  .-hiiit. Cliocolnte.s in bulk; liiKlio.st  gmrle  60c. per Ib.  W. BEWS, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  Dispensing  of   Prescriptions Onr  Specialty.  Mail Orders Promptly Attended to.  *������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  epsssrsxs-Ts������*^^^  -NIGHTS���������2      1  I  I  fNGA������NT  Friday and Saturday  NOVEMBER 27 and 28  Red Cross Drugstore |  J.  A.   Buckham  (Successor to J. A. Wilier & Co.)  JUST OPENED  A Splendid NeW Stock of Fancy  Chinaware and Stationery.  REVELSTOKE, B. C  'Phone No. 38.  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  O  '<���������  .<>  o  <>  <*  o  <*���������  <>  <>  Canada,  including all the latest styles iri Bedroom, Sitting Room and  Dining Room Furniture.      Our second car contained cheap  Bedroom Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture.   ......  Intending  pur-  We carry a full and   complete stock,  chafers will do well to visit us.  John E. Wood,  Cabinet Making.  Upholstering.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  Picture Framing-  a*  .   **K  ' ������  **"  SK  IS  ������  ���������m  ���������m  *  *  Hi  ������  it':  *  ������*-K������S������*������**#������*S*******������*������*-K*8^  ���������^���������H?*******************^  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  HAROLD  NELSON  THE EMINENT CANA niAN ACTOR  *    ."AND Jli.S COMI'AilV.  FRIDAY  Lytton's Romantic  Drama  Richelieu  SATURDAY  Shakespeare's  Rollicking Comedy  Taming of the Shrew  ���������   *****   **i*.   *****  *****   ****'   -'*'-   *****  *****   ^m^+m-m+m'm*!**   -.'K   *****   ���������*.*������������������   ���������������������������������   f*t*   ata  a*t*  ft*,   ft*  n't*   t*t*   f*tt  r to ltl Ml IJ,l 1^1 l^-l 1^ 1^11^11J.J 1,1,1 IJ^I i^i 1^1 \\y,i fty*\Jpi i^i ij^j ij,* *jj* ij,j i^j i������j,-i  $ justness is Still  | Coming Our Waif..  ? Our Prices are Away Down This Week  $in Mackinaws, German Socks, Rubbers  and all lines of Heavy Underwear. We  $ still have a few   Rain Coats,   Umbrellas,  Etc., left.  ty Just to  hand  a large assortment of Oil  ty Clothing, which we are selling cheap.  ty  ���������*���������  *  ���������  ���������*  ���������J"  +  ..**_.  \  In full bloom foi- Frill  and Winter. If you  want an overcoat thnt  combines w av m t h,  "protection-*!*ga"i ns t"  inclement ,weat her,  distinction ns to the  nppeiu-ancc. stability  of color, honesty ns to  matoi'ial nnd tailoring  with fairness of price,  nil you need to do is  to search our stock of  patterns, let us tniiKe  up the garment and  your exact requirements will be met.  Ladies' Tailored Suits to Order.  |    J. B. CRESSMAN,  - Mackenzie Ave     |  *      " ':*  +**+*r****V-f**f*f*f(������+-f-l'*I-+'l-*f-f*l--f *r-f***f**f-������'f*f*I**f*f^*f'������***I''I**I'**f*r������*I'*I.*f><.  PRICE8��������� S1.00 and 76o.  KoHOrvo Y'iKr  H(*atx  nt   tlio   Camilla  Ill-UK A Book Company.  Choice {groceries  and Vegetables  We are unloading another Car of Choice  Groceries to-day, also a Car of Mixed  Vegetables and will be prepared to quote  you prices very low. When you are  wanting anything in the above line.  DON'T FORGET US.  ..MACDONALD & MONTEITH..  FIRST   8TREET.  .*****. **K .***. t't'i ij*! f-j*! t-j-l l*|*l ftt fti fti ftt ftt ftt '**** "'fr* l*frl fti fti ftt l*fr* l*frl tttt 1*1*1 fti fTl  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty 'V ty ���������+��������� ���������*" ty ty ty ty 'V 'V lV 'V 'V ty **" '*' 'V  ***o***a****maaaa***a*****aaa****ao*******a******a**  * YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD FOR ���������  I -Furniture* I  ��������� ������������������'���������  l CARPETS, LINOLEUM, FLOOR OIL, I  1 WALL PAPER, BLINDS, ETC. -J  o  o  R. HOWSON & CO.  ���������  I PICTURE FRAMING A SPECIALTY.  ��������� Funeral Directors & Embalmers, Graduate Massachusetts Embalming School.  ��������� ������aa*a******* a*a************o*****aa**o*o*a*a****aaa  Reserve Your Space  For an Ad. for 'Xmas  n  1  ������������������if  y  v*~  -|������l*5'������15������  p....... I......

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