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 TOKE  ^HSOD  IIvWAY    MEN'S   JOURNA  ,y1  Vol    XIV: NO.    21  REVELSTOKE B.C.   THURSDAY,  NOVEMBER 12, 1903  $2 OO a Year in Advance  e  OUR WATCHWORD  In. the getting together of our stocks our  watchword has always been "QUALITY." In  every department in the store we aim to have  the best. In a mere glance you possibly would  not be able to notice this, but wc are always  eager to show goods.  (all in M let Us Show You  the foilowinHiiies:  e  e  e  s  o  CHINAMAN'S  THROAT CUT  Boots  and Shoes  We sell nothing bill Standard goods. We.areshowirrg  newest creation irr J. & T.  Bell's Footwear for Ladies  and Misses.  Ladies'  Neckwear  New arid artistic.- Every  piece with tlte .Canada  Novelty Co.'s stamp of  perfection. " A guarantee  of up-to-dateness.        - *  Silks, Dress  IVSatejiais  Our slock is kept freshened  by thc almost, daily arrival  ol* New Studs. . Always  pleasing to us to have the  opportunity of showing  goods.  Hosiery  and Gloves  We have gotten together  a nice line of almost everything that will be needed  from a plairr black woollen  mitt to^ the finest kids and  mocasJ'  MILLINERY AND  DRESSMAKING   PARLORS  ON SECOND FLOOR.  LIMITED.  e  ���������  e  a  ���������  o  e  ���������  o  EVA MINE JOINS  THE SHIPPERS  Satisfactory Results of First  Clean up���������Quartz Averages  $15 to the ton���������Description of  Machinery.  Camborne, B. C, Nov. 9. Now  that the Eva stamp mill has made its  flrst mill run a description of the  8-ime will not he   out  of  order.     As  repotted at the time construction was  commenced a lot of blasting was done  to give a rock foundation to the  battery frame.-Tho wisdom, however,  of this has heen proved since the mill  began working.  The mill itself occupies a space of  about SO by 35 feet and the total  .height* from the tram terminal to tlie  lowest floor is 85 feet. The vanuer  room contains four 0 ft. Frue vanners  whicli are fed from a cone sizer and  the battery consists of ten stamps  made by the Fraser & Chalmers Co.,  weiging over half a ton each. The  ��������� mill is also equipped with automatic  feeders.  The source of ppwer is water,  brought froiu Pool creek about 4000  feet from the penstock above the mill  by a 2A by 30 inch covered flume. An  18 inch rivetted steel pipe conveys the  water about 1000 feet. from the penstock to the Pelton impulse wheels  ���������which work under a head of 400 feet.  There are three Pelton water motors,  one for the Comet Brock crusher (05  li. p.), one for driving the stamps (135  b. p.) and one for the vanners and  electric light plant (20 h. p.). The  building is heated by a (5 h. p.) boiler  of locomotive type.  The tramway was built by the well  known firm of R. U. Kiblet, of Nelson,  and is about 1100 yards in length with  one span of KKK) ftiet. It has a capacil y  of about 200,000 lbs every ten hours  and the buckets nre sized to hold 10  cubic feet of ore. Everything aboul,  ���������he mill is in   good .shape  and   it   is  estimated that from   now   on the mill  will be kept in constant occupation.  As foi' the resultof-sthe mill run it  was not as large as I anticipated owing  to some practically barren schist being put through with the ore. There  were 705 tons milled in just short of  500 hours or about 15 tons for a ten  hour shift. When the mill finds herself it is expected to increase this to  400 lbs an hour each stamp or a tofcil  of 48 tons for a full day. As for values  the result was quite up to what the  management thought. The plates  saved 385 oz. of gold which averages  about $18.50 or a total of ������7122.50,  and there are nearly 5 tons of enn-  centrates=.w.hieh^slrould^bring^=the  grand total in the vicinity of .$0000.  As there was little more than 800 tons  of average run ore, outside the barren  stud' mentioned above, the general  value may be taken as .$15 to -the ton  -which is very good;  Some remarks have been made regarding my forecast of .$20,000 for a  full month's run. AH I can say is  that when the mill gets running  steadily with 48 tons per diem of the  same value as that turned out, about  $15 to the ton, the nmnthlv output  will he over $20,000. Tlris is clearly  proved by* the present returns and the  only reason mj- statements were misunderstood'is that my remarks for  the October run were not read as intended to refer to a full month.  Gharlie Sing- Murdered at  Steveston���������Highbinders Suspected���������Verdict at Inquest-  Stuart the Sacrifice.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  V.vxcouVEii, Nov. 11.���������The. sensation of the week was the murder of  Charlie Sing, a well known Chinese  gambler and merchant, at Steveston  on Saturday. He was running a branch  store there and not appearing'at the  'usual time some countryim-n investigated and found him on his bed with  his throat cut from ear to ear. As no  weapon was discovered it is evidently  a case of murder*. The whole room  had been rjinsacked and as he had  about .$700 in his possession robbery  may have been the cause. There aro  two other theories advanced; one that  Lhe lirtndor was done by Japanese  gamblers with whom he had some  trouble and the othov that it was tho  work of Highbinders. It is stated  thai Charlie was suspected of being a  tool of the police here and was responsible for tlie success of the big raid on  Dupont Street recently. Hc. had certainly complained to the police that  be was in fear of his life but when  nsked to make an official complaint  refused to disclose the names of his  enemies.  An inquest was held on Saturday  when Dr. JR. F. Greer gave evidence  that death was caused by two if not  three gashes with a large knife. The  jury returned a verdict of murder  against* parties unknown. The mui-  dered man was buried in Vancouver  on Monday.  Two arrests have been made, one  Chay Say, the old man who discovered  that murder had been committed and  -Lee Ming Foy a piu-ther of deceased  in his gambling enterprise; ' The Highlander theory is i-ejci- in> close altm  tion. Several members "of the police  force have identified the dead man as  the one who complained to them and  his friends have given corroborative  evidence of the meeting at which  Charlie was warned he would be killed  if he did not secure the release' of the  men arrested during the big raid. Although three Japs were among his  gambling partners it is not at present  thought they had anything to do with  the murder. They have, on the contrary, given the police valuable assistance in their investigations.  Capt. J. Duff Stuart was selected  last night, to lead the forlorn hope  against Hon. Chas. Wilson. There is,  as usual, considerable division in Grit  ranks and the Attorney-General will  have a bigger mojority than before.  ai even more perfect   rendition than  before.  The   company   has   been   provided  with scenery and costumes -legardless  of expense.     Mr. C. P. Walker, of the  Winnipeg Theatre, who unmakes the  present tour, has provided   an   equipment never   before   equalled   in   tbe  wesi' and the performances will  be in  every way equal to those   of  the best  metropolitan   companies.     We   may.  say, also, that  a  complete acetalyne  and oil plant is carried to   provide   ah  adequate stage effect for the principal  s:enoin "Que Vadis," the   burning of  JRonie. "*  SEVEN HUNDRED  PLUNKS SILVER  Orangemen Entertain  The supper and concert given by L.  O. L. No. 1058 and L. T. 13. No. 174 in  Selkirk Hall on Thursday evening was  very, well attended. Thcc ladies had  provided a boun'.iful supper which  was much appreciated by all present.  Mr. Ed. Adair acted as chairman of  the concert the program me for which  was as'follows:  'Choi-us'>' "Maple Leaf."  Members L. T. B.  Address Chairman.  Instrumental solo       Mr. A. G. Crick.  Recitation     . Mr. .T. XV. Bennett.  Solo ' Mrs. Tweedale.  Address    . ���������     Rev. AV. C. Calder.  Duett "Whispering Hope"  Mrs. Lee and Miss Swift.  Recitation "Prayer or Works"  Mrs. O'Brien.  Solo, "People who live in glass Houses"  ,  ' Mrs. AV. Bews.  Address Rev. R.McIntyre  God Save the King.  Too much praise cannot be given to  the ladies who were responsible for  the supper and proved indefatigable  in tlieir efforts to see everyone well  provided for. Most of the items on  the programme were encored and the  speeches of the Chairman and Rev.  II. Mclntyre were most suitable to the  occasion. A satisfactory sum was  realized towards the building fund for  the Orange Hall the corner stone of  which il-is.-hoped will be laid in the  near future.  IS COMPLETED  Purvis-Dunn.  This morning at 7.30 the wedding of  Miss Helena Dunn and Mr. J. P. TPi-i-  viswas solemnized by Rev. Henry L.  Roy, the ceremony taking place at  1157 Hat-wood street, the residence cf  Mr. L. T. Solloway, brother-in-law tf  the bride.  The bride, who was attired in a neat  brown travelling suit, 'wasattended hy  Miss Lew, arid the best man was Jlr.  Alex. Purvis. A large 'number of  handsome arrd costly presents testified  to the popularity of both bride and  groom. JMr. Purvis is well known in  atbletic.circles. having been it member  of Ihe Vancouver Footlxill Club since  1SSS). lie was a prominent figure nn  the all-Canadian football team whicli  went, to England Inst year-.  Shortly alter the ceremony Mr. and  Mrs. Purvis left for Seattle and Portland on their wedding trip. Upon  returning tlrey will proceed to Field,  when; they will take up their  residence. (Vancouver World, Nov.  ���������.tth.)  Quo Vadis and Hamlet.'.  The two night's engagement of  Harold Nelson and his talented company at the Opera House next Mon-  1lity1ind~Tiie������da^  big theatrical event of the season.  His last visit was a source of great  pleasure to all lovers of the drama  and we predict for him crowded  houses both nights.  Monday evening's play. "Quo Vadis,"'  is of a semi-religious ��������� character.  Founded on the masterpiece of the  great Polish novelist,. Sienkiewicz,  introduced to the . western world by  tlie admirable translations of Jeremiah  Curtin, it abounds in dramatic incidents full advantage of which was  taken by the dramatist. The story is  too well known to need a'summary  hut we may say that wherever Mr.  Nelson has appeared in the principal  role of Marcus .Vinicius he has  achieved a veritable triumph. The  dashing reckless soldier who becomes  changed, through love of Lygia tbe  hostage daughter of the christian  King, to the ardent follower of the  then despised sect of the man of  Galilee, is a character study of brilliant  conception and well sustained portrayal. As Petronius, the arbiter  e'.egantariuni of Rome, Clifford JLane  Bruce has added new laurels to his  already favorable reputation ; and  altogether the performance will be a  notable one in the histrionic annals of  Revelstoke.  Of Hamlet little need be said. Mr.  Nelson appeared as the melancholy  Dane here in thc spring, and we know  his performance was an artistic  success. From everywhere we receive  accounts of his remarkable advance  in his profession and feel assured that  the well known soliloquies will receive  Premier    McBride   Announces  .   the new Arrangement of Portfolios���������Fulton   President    of  Council���������His Career.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Victoria, B. C, Nov. 6.���������The cabinet  has been completed, the rearrangement of portfolios resulting as follows:  Premier, Minister of Mines and Provincial Secretary, Hon. Richard McBride.  President of the Council, Hon. F. J.  Fulton, B. A., K. C.  Attorney-General, Hon. Charles  Wilson, K. G, (late president of the  council.)  Chie? Commissioner of Lands and  Works, Hon. R. F. Green (late minister of mines.)  Minister of Finance, Hon. R. G.  Tatlow.   The^.Pi-eiiiier���������represen ted=, to^the.  Governor the   need   of  retrenchment  and His Honour cheerfully acquiesced  in the mines and Provincial Secretary's  departments being administered by  one-member of tho cabinet. The  necessary legislation to make this in  form will be passed at the coining  session. .���������'.*.  The writ for the bye-election in  Vancouver has been issued. Nomination will be on Monday, Nov. 10th and  election Nov. IS. The Liberals will  bring out a candidate to oppose Hon.  Chas.   Wilson.  Hon. Frederick John Fulton, the  new minister, is a member of the  legal profession, rind sits for North  Yale, where he defeated Mr. F. J.  Deane, the Liberal candidate, on two  occasions. Hon. Mr. Fulton is a son  of Alexander Fulton, Scotch, and  Barbara Fulton, English. Born the  8th of December, 1802, at Bedlingt*������p,  England. Educated at Haversham  Grammar school and Magdalene  college, Cambridge (B. A. Cantab.)  Unmarried. A barrister-at-law. JFirst  elected to legislature at general- election of 1000. A Protestant; a Conservative.  Hon. Mr. Fulton settled in Hamilton, Out., on first coming to Canada.  In the autumn of 1888 he went to  Kamloops, with which enterprising  town be has been ever since identified,  and where he is held in high esteem  bv all classes. The choice of Mr.  Fulton is considered by shrewd observers to be a particularly happy one,  as he is a very strong man in his own  constituency of North Yale, where  two victories in succession over an  admittedly popular, as well as a  young and exceedingly vigorous man  like F. J. Deane, attest the grasp  which he has laid upon the affection  of the Nortli Yalers.  CLAIM JUMPER  DEALT WITH  E. Tanghe Convicted on two  Charges in Connection with  Poplar  Creek Claims���������Three  ' Months and Committal.  (Special to The Heiiald.)  Trout Lakk, Nov. 5.���������The first trial  jigai n stJ?oplatX!i*cc k^clni nu=j um pers  ended today in convicting prisoner E.  Tanghe, a prospector from Rossland,  on two   charges.      fn   first   case   the  magistrate sent Tanghe up   for   trial  ona   two   thousand   dollar   bond for  stealing gold ore from   famous  Lucky  Jack   mineral    claim   outside   of the  limits of ^a   placer  claim   which   the  prisoner   was   permitted    to    locate.  Robt. Hodge, of Ferguson, prosecuted  on behalf Great Northern  .Mines  Ltd.  The defence was conducted by A. II,  McNeill,  K.   G,   of   Rossland.     The  second was on an information laid by  Fred Fraser,  Gold   Commissioner at  JUevelstoke,   against Tanghe  for   disobeying   his   order to remove certain  stakes.    In this case Fraser prosecuted  on his own behalf, the prisoner   being  defended by Mr. McNeill.   The Magistrate   sentenced    prisoner   to    three  months hard   labor   at  Nelson   goal.  The  toials   created   intense,   interest,  the court room   being   packed  with a  crowd  of   Poplar   Creek   prospectors  who universally approved   the Magistrate's decisions.    Claim jumping and  unlawful surveying have gone to such  an extent in that camp that only   the  prompt execution  of  justice has prevented   the miners   taking   the    law  into their  own   hands.     Other   civil  cases  against  Lucky   Jack  are   still  pending,   and,    from    today's     convictions, the owners have apparently  little to fear. *.*,  ���������Our Ram Lai's Tea is put up in one  pound packages, 00c. a package or Ave  packages for $2.50. If you have never  tried this famous tea come in and we  will give you a sample, G B. Hume  & Co.  Is the Latest Discovery on the  Mammoth at Goat Mountain ���������  Silver Dollar Gold ��������� First  Masquerade.  (From Onr Own Correspondent.)  Camborne. Nov. 9.���������Since my last  week's letter another important discovery has heen made on the Mammoth  group, Goat mountain.     lt   was,   as  usual, made in an unlooked for manner.  The owners intend to  work   the   property all winter and have accordingly  devoted their  attention0 to   building  camps, trail work and taking supplies  up to the claims.   This was practically  completed   and   they  were   starting,  under foreman Sid Graham, to  excavate a foundation   for   the   blacksmith  shop, when they came  across   a   new  vein of silver-lead ore that assays all  the way from $300 to $725 to the  ton.  Five and a half tons were taken out of  the find to complete  excavation work  and the liguies given are from assays  of a dozen or so unselected samples.  Tbe North western Development  Syndicate is out of difficulty. The  reconstruction scheme has worked so  well that enough money has been  raised to meet all liabilities and it is  probable work will be resumed before  Christmas. A new directorate has  been elected, all new blood with the  exception of Judge J. B. Curtis who  made such a favorable impression here  when he acted as temporary manager  of the company.  The recent rich strike of free gold on  the Silver Dollar group, Mohawk  creek, has every appearance of being  permanent. I was talking to Tom  "Wills, who came down Friday .from  the property and he says that gold is,  visible to the naked eye all across tlie  lead -and several specimens, one  weighing 10,000 lbs., have been taken  out fully, equal to,' the big pocket  foimd last spring on the Goldfinch.  It is more than possible that develop  ment will be continued all winter.  The first masquerade ball held here  will take place on Monday and will be  largely attended, not only by home  people hut many* residents of Beaton,  Comaplix, Trout Lake and Ferguson.  The band has been practising assiduously and now put up splendid dance  * *4*" '4* 14* '4.1 '4.1 -4.** *4.* ��������������������� ���������.J.*' 14*- '4.- *4** *4** *���������������������������" -J* *������������������������* *Jk *+'* *4*' *4** -+* ������������������������* '+* *���������<> * ���������  BUY THE BEST.!  We carry a full line of McCLARY'S  STOVES���������for Wood or Coal. These are  the  best and  most durable stoves made in  Canada,  in town  in orood  There are some in constant use  that we sold 15 years ago and still  condition.  Granite  and White Enamelled Ware.  Mill and Builders' Hardware.  Mining,  For Choice Groceries in largs or small Quantities ^  Write, Wire, 'Phone or Call on  A BOURNE BROS.  ty  ���������Ti **T* **T* **T* t*T* m'T- ST* -r-Ti a*T* f'r* ������TJ*������ t&* r*fri ���������>'  l*V*V Kb1**\v l*V l*V '���������K l������K lV l������K l4-* '-J**11" *  ty  ty  ty  ty  I tTi 1*1*I 1*1*1 f*l*j i**Ti fti ������'1**>  tty ty ty ty ty ty *ftr  McKenzie  Avenue .  .  <:������������������><������������������ *>*i>*>*>*>*yO'>  MAIL ORDERS SUBJECT  ?.330UNT.  $25,000  .GOO  SALE  $25,000  $25,000  Drygoods, Clothing",  Men's Furnishings,  Boots and Shoes  t  ���������  ���������  ���������i  <���������  <*���������  **���������  <>  o  o  o  -.  <*���������  o  <������������������  <���������  o.  .<L_  20   PER CENT. DISCOUNT 20 j  t  ���������  ON THE   FOLLOWING "-LINES:  DRESS GOODS,     LADIES' MANTLES,    GOLF CAPES,  DRESS SKIRTS, in both Women's  and  Misses',  FURS AND MILLINERY.  10   PER CENT. DISCOUNT   10  ������������������ON���������A=LIrOTHER=GOODS^THROUGHOD''1 =  OUR   ENTIRE   STOCK.  New Blouses in Flannel,  New Vestings and Silk.'  Flannels, Flannelettes, Wrapperettes, Bleached  and Unbleached Cotton Sheeting, Prints, Ginghams, Blankets, Flannelette Sheets, Comforters,  Table Linen and Napkins, Ready-Made Clothing,  t  ���������  Hosiery and Underwear,  .nd Shoes, Etc.  Th rifty  Here's an Opport  For you to make a dollar go >  before. You can't afford to miss this in*  Sale.      It means a great saving to your  rs  I  n  .f'-.cr  I ���������������������������-*-  Don't ask why  reasons.  we arc doing this.        W  ever  :������hter  ve our  REID & YOU  LEADING DRYGOODS MERCHANTS.  MAIL ORDERS SUBJECT TO THIS DISCOUNT.  ������������������������<������-������������������������������������-��������������� ������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������*���������������*������ ���������*������**>������. r->  ������������������-^VVVV  ���������������������������"but   do not   comf   near   mc   too   oT-  "*   A^Vjflki(iyi'lJn        I ten,   or   nry   strength,   my   rcsoiui i."i  "���������������������������iKy*.   /'may fall me jit the last  moment, an:'  >S<^ I  I may shrink Irom -trfking a   husband  ���������oa whose head  rests  tho hlood  ol  nn  innocent  man,  on -whoso soul lies the  ���������awful   sin -cf  muruei!"  Biis^iidanafoe  -do  .'���������TOVEL  ^v^VVWVVV  ��������� !  M-  ,!d   I:  !T,n:  li*  rii*'  !*������������������  T sullenly, 'TioujTi'  .- ���������-.'. every monii.'iii, nsi  :i ber (.-yv.s covered,  r. ,,d tn foot, fie had  i'"..'.'     awkward   .-sit ua-  ���������i!i ���������>- to   rally his  fores  ��������������������������� ���������:-A"-,   .'ind    he        w in  .... *|f   again,   but   f-.i-  !*! ���������  dieid   of      whn\  .  l.:m in the fnlur** it  ������������������:��������� d. There was very  .i   his   le-art   ..ver    hi.-.  ".: it  was of li:in.*-e!f le*  ..���������.nod ran eo'd at i he  ..I     till*   horrible   Can**  i his girl did not corn*"  *���������    alone   lay   his  safe-  .-*.:ng brain wc*.died on.  ������������������ ng every difficulty.  ��������� **-k tho devil is snji-  '*r hia children, 'aa.**,  o him. Craven Adh.ir  Iiy a single person in  country round; "oo  ken a lodging i������~  ihe nielli; so ti*s disappearance would  never he rcra.'iized. Feasors Mine ���������  ������-.- has been .v.:*!��������� stood absolutely  alone and desoTrric, and even su-������pos-  ing that prying eyes came nbout the  pj.ice��������� woll, dolor-mined Gordon, with  a .shudder, the. dirk pit would gu.'ird  if.* secret well��������� the dead man at the  bottom   waa safely   tombed.  Few people Irad met liim in This  tuick walk, ihrough the town, to  k?ep the in tor view he had written  Adair to expect, and if they had,  '��������� nat    more.    >i  rural    than   thai  ho  About sixteen 'or eighleen miles  '.fronr T.������-dstorro was situated the  ���������charming    cathedral    city   of   Norlli-  ���������minster.      No greater-   contrast  could I her.  ���������TSIostyn it was porfectlv iiicompreli���������-  sible that a future earl should "il..  hicly give up his whole life to work  for others, and she war altogether t( o  ���������shallow to recog n izo the s wee tire;-,*:  and beauty of this rrinrr's mind. AC  she ci red about wa.s how .she looked  ���������li^his eyes, and tllii chance she had of  becoming Lady Otway, and the lu-  rure Counle^s of Tluiiu'court, a posilion   which   held   decided   charms   for  !:i      K'uh . r*n.**  g'.i i rd.  i.i Ts qui. k. err-  pi mnin** ..rn: ������������������  . l-'-is-*-*, or* rn**- :.  j.o.-od to rind f  iiiigularly k.r-.l  ivas noi know a  Ledstone. or in.  hid   noi   even  -l.ould have* I<i !  :ort her in :. ���������  lional before 1..  All this flash*,*:  ���������'-'ii brain; but.  h'i lips t-.Vi.f-'!  '.'���������������������������art   beat   v.r.  r.-.ed his cousin to es-  morniug'a  constitu-  ���������oakfast?  in swiftness through  ���������-���������mforting as it .was,  d nervously and his  i sickening dread as  h ��������� gazed at th-** girl's blanched, tcJ'-  r Tfi<?d faco.  She was? Iris Ijsl���������his only chance!  Ha set his tee Hi fiercely and chok-  ?.l down nn oath. Would sho save  tr'tn, or worrld she set the police on  him. nnd ha v.; bim hunted like a (log?  The bare. suggestion made him quiv-  ?r like a loaf, and at the moment  Katharine seemed to wake from the  ���������erni-trnnco into which she had Call-  in, and looking about her with a hurried, fearful plane*!', she began to walk  - -way; the dog Carlo, who was shivering as if he understood some awful  thing had bapp ncd, following cher  v.iih a   low whine of pleasure ut.lcav-  ��������� I.-ig the place.  Gordon's br*'nth came quick and  ."���������i.**t: in two siri-j "s lie was beside her.  "Katharine,** lie s.-.id, in tones so full  ;���������'. fear and ex.-(".���������ment as to be nl-  juost inaudible, -where are you go-  hu?**  '"I must po 'away.Trom here; away,"  ���������the murmured ha.f vacantly. "Bet . rrre  *?a-3S.'*  Hut he" gripped her two hands m  hi*.  * You arc going home��������� home to my  n'.'>ther, to sn down quietly and see  my rum. Katharine, have you no heart  ��������� no pity? I tell you that my life  Is in danger��������� ihat���������L am in your  hi.-iii**! ��������� You n:u-t speakl Katharine,  you will save m��������� you must save me!  lima   desperate man!"  -���������The lifted her wonderful gray eyes  lo hrs face.  ' Why should   f sn-.-o you?"'she broke  v=^out ������wiftly. "Win- should you not die  *"as  you have   mado   hlrn  die?  No,  ho!"  ���������j*   II"r   voico  grew   choked   and   hoarse.  '"I���������I   can   have   nothing   to   do   wilh  _._ i<-    J-'" ;��������� ;  : .   'i ���������    ���������       -:   ���������'���������   ���������:   '  ������   '    ' *in  you  will  see my mother  die  ���������! *" how wil!   :-!ie   live when    I     am  _--���������"eci* ?���������   without   lifting   a   hand      to  lr-. in   her?"   Gordon's   face   was .white  t"  the lips.      Tirrr-- was   flying,      and  th-?re was not   ���������:   moment   to "Be losi.  "^JJeforc Digrlit c.aj oa, she and he must  be   far   from   li-:***-^.   he   would       not  .breathe   in   coinfon   till   he   had   left  TJjedstone  far.   n* r   behind,   and      luid  Katharine secure in his grasp.  ..".   Katharine    stcu.i   for   a       moment  .JEazing ac him.      A strange calm had  Jsome   upon  her.  '.i'~s   ".Go on," she   sr.id  curtly;  "tell   me  ���������^'"���������ivliat you wish m-*? to do."  ;       AV. nt once a   *. i.ion of the mothers  .Ev.vcr.  sad frio*  irad  come  before  her  ���������   *y<*^:   the   rn'-inory   of   Lucy   Smythe's  .devotion,  idol.-iiry,  roso   to   her  mind;  :,-C Ure remenibrur.ee of the many     thous-  mnd p.cls ot w-iinnnly love she had re-  ^s=r*clv������i==*ar-a-*?*i^*!-a���������her*==heart.^AVhst  .. .jva? it he R'.id?  '"'f   Tha*  mother   would   dr'e if   he   were  i imi', nnd sh",  K itlia.ri"je, alotif- could  *-*������v������. t tlrat. .    i  *��������� Oi.er and ovor .icaln "he s.-iid this to  fier.**c!f.   in   a    dull,   mechanical   way,  whTl- Cordon inured out a   st'-ins*' of  uorjs��������� .(ppeals. ������������������ntreuties,  prayers���������  in  a   fearfu:,   loiv, hurried     manner,  thst d rrrly  rone!  a   feeling of     eon-  t-rrnptTbl? |>:������ v  in  her breast.  She l-->'ik������d down aa he paused, then,  in a   qui-t. cl.nr voice, sh������ said:  ' Com- w ith iv.-'.'f  Cordon'n blood: shot eyes moved ner-  vou**ly.  "W'irat��������� wn.it nre jon going to dof  ..be.  ������-lrLs;>erv<i. shrinking   back.  For Kaihirrne ha*t|  walk<yl straight  jap io tlie  mouth of that black abyss  .-that   wa.s   poor   CraftMl   Adair a      last  jgesting jilr.ee..  ���������"Come," she.  repe������ted   curtly,       and  ���������itrelchinc   out   her     hand   she   dragged lrim to h'-r side��������� for his strength  ���������eome.l   to (-'ive   way beneath   the perfect  npony  of  fear that swept      over  hira.   '.Vow ravar,''  She said   passion-  *. ������t>ely;   "swear  over  his  grrlve   that   if  ��������� I    lx*c������m*>   your   wlXa,   you   will   leave  ���������me utterly a:or.������; yoa .will never come  pear  me, or d.-.re  to approach   tne for  ������������������(..single moni-nt.  3-t**ear,  i_ say?'  r"T\7Jien Tit*" lia'd' finbTacd,  ' Katharine  .llirew off his hand.  - "iSLfW, leavo me," the said faintly. "I  tccept   the saci iiic**,   Gordon   Smythe.  il wil! be your v.itm, eincc by that I  pui .save you rrom ������hamo rr-nd death;  S>ut I do not do it for you! The vilest  j-epiiie that crawls ul not more loathsome to roe than yt������n are. It is for  jwur morher'a pake alone I do this,  to that she may never know that her  ton whom she love* and honors so  irejl is nothing more than a scoun-  Arel, a thief and a murderer! Go, I  kave given you my word, and I will  mot  draw,  back.       Make   what   plana  |  Littlo did she think, as she sat under the trees this duly afternoon, that  as Lord Otway strode away in tho  Irot sun to fetch her tennis racket,  'ho was going to imv*t one who would  destroy the airy eastle her amhi-  liims mind had pier ured, and live in  his   heart  to  his   dying  day.  CrtAVTKR IV.  Fast nnd riini Ihrough Noitliiiiin-  isler's sultry, deserted streets walked the. Hev. Cord 01 way. Ite had discarded his long black coat for an ordinary tennis .jacket, bul irr passing  through (he lull he had picked up his  ci-'rieal slouched hat, and had thrown  it on hi.s curly head, and irr tlii.'i incongruous garb took his way to the  station.  The  station  was   very  empty  when  Ire reached it.  and noil her the  nicker.  : nor   the  station   master   were   to   bo  found;   only   a    hoi,   tired   porter.  "Maybe   it   '11   come    down   by   the  : next train from London,' my lord. It's  . due  in  a   quarter of an   hour.      I'll  run up with it to Mit pie Tree    House  j direct,   my   lord."  i     "You .will do  nothing of the  kind.  i You are tired out us it is, Siiiimoiids,"  j was Lord Otway's cheery remark. "I  brought back by the admiral from his | have   absolutely  nothing   to   do.     I'll  ���������  ' wait   for   the   train  and   tho   racket,  too."  The porter touched his hat, and  gazed after the young man with  much  appreciation in   his  faco.  "He's ono or  the  right sort, lie is,"  Then he ran  be possibly imagined than that which  ���������existed    .'between   the   pretty   Golhie- |  built Koi-thfninster, and smoky, noisy, j  .busy Lcdstono.      The inhabitants were '  truostly of a   clerical arrd military de.s-  Y'ripllon, among which  wer*** scatter-J  here* and   there  one  or   two scions  e!  '  aristocratic    fiinii ies    whose   poveriy  :  were only equaled  by their pride, arm .  ivho*o   raison   d'etre   appeared   to   hs ,  to  rule over   Xorthiiriiisler society   ir:  i a   haughty   and   determined   fash lion. '  ! and  to Oris  rur'o rr  must  be confessed  { A'ort limit is ter*   ch.ci'fully  and   wiJlin;,*-  .  I .ly   consented.  J There were, as we have said, ono or  two of these families*;, but. perhaps ,  ihe head of them all, and the veritable social queen ill this peaceful  loivn, was I.ndy Tilauclie Rellairs, the  widow of a -laval commander, who  had *been boll! n brave and splendidly connected man.  Thero were marry who rebelled in  secret against .Lady J.JIancho's tyranny, hut as it: was kept in secret Tt  did irot very much matter, and on the  whole the proud, handsome woman  was admired, respected and liked by  her   friends  and   acquaintances.  She resided in a delightful, queer,  three- cornered old house, that was  full    of     curiosities     and    valuables  many cruises, and nl though there was  undoubted grandeur, still thero was a  distinct air of comfort and enjoyment throughout Maple Tree Hou**c.  Lady Blanche Bellairs was never so  happy    as     when    young voices   were  echoing in tho hall and low, rambling j he "muttered to himself,  roams. She wm childless; no one had j after Lord Otway.  ever heard regret on this subject pass | _ "I beg your pardon  her lips, but upstairs in the corner  of her jewel caso lay a folded paper  with a lock or soft, golden hair, crrt  from the head of the baby that lived  only to rend the mother's heart wi !r  grief over Its untimely death, ere it  jiaseed away. The world knew nothing of this golden curl, but it 'did  remark tlrat, stern and proud as  Lady Blanche was, sho always had a  kind word for a young maiden, and  nn approving smile for n youth. In  fact her houso was always full of  nieces and nephews, in whose honor  Lady Blanche gave the continual term's parties,, picnics, 'dances, etcetera,  for   which  JMTrrpIe   Tree  Houso  was  ������=o  celebrated; nnd among ali these young j some   deep   mental   agony,  peoplo,   if Lady   Blanche  hud  a    fav- |     "Why   have  you   followed  me  here?  ori te, the warmth of her heart     waa | ���������have I not kept my vow? Why hare  my lord, but  I forgot to sny as how you're on the.  wrong platform, and the next train  as comes in here Ml be for Loudon,  not from it."  "All right, Simmonds. I'll go round. |  Thank you."  But  just   then   a    bench  in   a   cool  corner   held     rortlr     distinct    allure-1  merits,   and    ftX'Ting   hot    and   rather  It red,   the young   man  sank  on   to it  end foil into a   ppasant reverie.  Hi was arouferl by n voice coming  from the waiting room just behind  him, and the tones str nek strangely  on his ear. Versed as he was in  mental suffering, he knew at once  that  the speaker   was going  through  given to Lord Otway, eldest son of her  lirothor, the present Earl of Thane-  court, and heir or course to the title.  Such a bright, pleasant young follow  tlris Ormande Lord Otway wns, lull  of life and vigor fn every nerve of his  tall, well-built frame; there was iro  athletic sport or game in which he  did not shine��������� cricket, tennis, golf, he  mastered them ull; even billiards wa.s  not unknown to him, although, as ho  laughingly said now and then to his  aunt:   ' '  "II only my bishop knew it, Aunt  Blanche, what a row there would b;?  .Wouldn't   there?"  For Ormande Lord Otway was in tiie  Church, a profession he. bad lakon  up at his own express desire; and il  there were many who cheered and admired his prowess In the cricket field,  there were others���������aye! hundreds oT  others���������  who knew   his strength,  Lis  you broken your- promise? I tell .yoii  once and for ail, ir you do not leave  me I will fling, myself on the rails  beforo the coming train, and end if  alii'  The .words came out In sharp, short  gasps, as though the girl, for it was  undoubtedly a girl who uttered them,  .was   beside herself-with  misery.  The answer w'as mumbled very low.  Lord Otway found himself straining  his ears to catch it, but the next  moment ho pulled himself up. With' a  blush of shame at his own curiosity  he roso from his seat and Walked  away, but* not before he caught the  girl's voice again.  "My plans, my future are nothing  to you. I have only one desire, to  part from you now, and never see  your face again.   Now go���������go!"  Lord Otway walked a few steps  down the platform; he could cross the  comfort, the fervent, religious beauty j tracks quite easilv now if he chose,  of his mind, that had ministered to [ and yet ho did not embrace the op-  them in their sufferings scores orT ��������� portunity, but stood staring down at  times. j ; . ; ".';,.���������,'. j .. -��������� { the ple-imlng metals in a strangely  In the July of the year in which | vague way till the tinkling ot th-j  this story opens, however, Lord Ot- I signal bell, and a little fuss and  .way took a short holiday and ir-.- f shouting at the other end of the sta-  stead of going to Thane Castle and his . tion told him the train from London  family, chose to run down to North- j was due. With a start he drew back  minster" and stay with his aunt, Lady and retraced his steps to the seat  Blanche Bellairs,  have   as  a    guest  a young lady whom she was in no  wise loth to put in the young man's  way. .  It would be a good arrangement,'*  mused Lady Blanch'1, on a hot JuTy  afternoon, as she sat under the trees  in ihe garden, and watched lour youn-j  people play a game of lawn tennis.  "Any ono can see she is half way in  love with hira, and her money would  be a splendid thing tor Otway!" and  Lady   Blanche  sh-Iied.  The Thanecoui't exchequers we-e  very scantily filled and at the rai<*  the present carl wa.s living, they mint  soon be empty���������that is to say, coin-  para lively     empty���������   and   if   Ormaride  who   happened to i again, and just as  the. train steamed  at   the  same  time . in, a   young man came hurriedly out  of  the waiting-room,   brushing      him  iTord'OtWyWerirTfTTi^^^  would   be a    very   good  thing,  indeed,  for   the Thanccourt  estates.  'She Is pretty," the lady mused on.  "Tm, Barbara i" certainly pretty;  and. although Ormande Ls in tho  Church, be can appreciate, tenrinlne  beauty   as  wil   ns  anybody. Well,  young people?" This was said out  loud, a.** a slight, girlish figure and  l...rd Otway's broad, manly one approached   her chair.  "T am no use without my own  racket, l.ady Blanch-T f never can  play without it,'" observed Miss Barbara Jiostyn, sinking into a garden  chair, with a slight frown on her  pretty,   babyish   face.  ".Has it not arrived yet? f thought  rou wrote tor it io be sent, my dear."  Lady   Blanche'*  pursed   up her lips. "I  roughly as he went, and strode to  the approaching string of cars. Lord  Otway watched him in the. same vague  way as he had star"-*! at the railway  tracks, and as the i-niinc, whist'cd  and the train steameo s.'ov.iy by him,  his eyes went to thr.i pirticular compartment into which the young mm  had entered.  Lord Otway's brows contracted, as  his gaze rested oa rhe other's face.  He had indeed never seen so handsome yet so evil i countenance he-  fore, nnd the.re was a curious mixture of feelings in his bro at as Uie  carriage pa.s.se<l and the t.radn dLsa\t-_  "'^Tr-Sir^cjfFf^  vanish in rhe distance. Ue. s������.t thinking for a moment, when he wa.** a roused again by anolh'-.r per=on criming  out  of the   room   ivliind   him.  JLord Otway turned Iris lf-ad slowly,  and almost started.  If the man'* evil r-><y had giv������n  him a Kenan of discomfort und dislike, this girl's exqiii.-it-* one sent a  sridden and distinct fe/*linif or admiration, pity and attraction into Iris  breast.  It was sueh a pure, pa lo, sorrowful face. She stood in the doorway  and breathe/1 n si*gh, a broken sigh,  telling, moro than word.-!, that sh*  had been enduring the greatest  mental   suffering.  "He Ih gone! Thank Heaven! Thank  Heaven!"       Lord   Otway   heard       her  of  must complain to the station    master;  | white  lips, murmur;   then,   wilh  f?_  ���������U-k*.   I y/Jdl affix* lo t^em, hut 'ihould  a* in  tho Church. To  things arc very much delayed nowadays."  "0!r, don't trouble, Lady Blanche;  It   really   d'/CM   not.   mailer.'  "Oh, yes, my dear, ir does! Ormande,  will you go indoors and ask TVC-i rshall  to send some one. lo the station a I;  ance to impure tor Aliss JMostyrr's tennis   racket?"  "I'll go my.veir. Aunt nlanche*.'- Lord  Otway sprang to his feel: in an in-  itant. "f assure yon, .Miss JJTos'.yn,  f. shall enjoy i lie. walk," ns Barbara  jittered a proi-.-t. to this. "I wont  to do a commission tor nryse.ir! I  lhall bring back the. racket in tri-  ���������imph, and shall expect to "tie, well  3eaten for my  pains."  Barhara Moxtyn watched him stride  iway with mingled feelings or .'jlatinn  md annoyance. It ivas decidedly  pleasant that ho should go all that  way to gratlry her wish, 'and yet she  would have preferred hirn to (Stay here  m the cool and talk to her. She admired him immensely, this spoiled, pet-  led child or tnrtuno. If she had one  rfegret about him it waa that he        -       *    -"-      Mint-,  other sigh, and brushing her hot,  weary eyes, tho girl moved past Trim  with slow steps.  Her tail, graceful form wns clothed in a. t*rc*rt gray dr^w, she. wore a  gray hat, round which was a thick  veil, which was flung h-ic*-*, ,as if to  give he,r air.  To Lord Otway she seemed the embodiment of somo beautiful saint; he  could   not  take   his -yes from   hor.  Katharine, for il. waa she., had no  knowledge of hi.i gaze or of his prn������p  encc; she walked b.y, lost in her confused, miserable thoughts, seeing,  knowing nothing, savo that the, sacrifice, was over��������� her task was done.  She. stood a. Tew minutes, with clasped hands, gazing ovor the pretty view  that surrounded jVor'thrninstor station; then, ns a bell ranjj out suddenly, and tho noise, of a distant  rumble caught l.'*r ear, sho started,  turned and saw tlrpt sho had not a  moment to lose tf she would cross  the line and catch lwr train back to  J/ednlone. With fec-rish haste sho  ran to tho edge of .lie platform and i  tltjyra  tba etepe,      lier  loot was  oo  j the   line,   when,   by  some   mischance,  ehe   slipped���������   staggered   und   fell.  Sho .was conscious of a sud������i*en  sharp pain In her ankle, then of a  frank voice shouting encouragement,  then of some one stooping over her  aird raisin;; her in a pair of strong  arms, and then��������� she* knew no more.  .���������When sho opened hor eyes she  found herself lying in the waiting-  room, on a pile of ha rd cushions,  with a sensation of water on Inn  brow and a bottle of strong sm-all-  ing salts at her nose.  "Come, that's betlerl" said a gentle yet cherrj; voice just above her;  and lifting l**sr* sweet gray eyes, Katharine mot tho eager, interested, nl-  most tender gaze of a pair ot deep  blue omea bent anxiously on her  faco.  She tried lo murmur something, or  lo mo\e, bul both jfforts were fruitless, arrd all sho could do wrist to close  Iter, eyes   again   and   sigh   faintly.  Lord Otway stood by irresolute,  with the station- riiasier. Simrrionds  lire porter, and a motherly- looking  old lndy, who had witnessed lire accident from tho other ptairoi'in, and had  cc-me hastily to proffer her help and  her  smelling  sall3.  "Perhaps, it you were to leave her  wilh me alone, poor dear, si in might  be hotter," was her surges! ion, as  Katharine still lay so qui t and whilo.  Consequently the stn tiiuiiii is ter nrrd  porter went outside and Lord Otway   followed.  In a few moments the old lady was  back.  "It'a her foot, poor dear; sha seems  to bo in great pain. I think we  should have a doctor. Arid does any  one know where she lives? She ought  to be taken liome."  Lord Otway . was starting to run  off rapidly for medical help when tho  old lady stopped him. ,  "Can't the porter bring the doctor? I think the child would liko  to speak to you, sir."  Lord Otway flushed a* little, but  .without a word, turned and re-entered the waiting- room. '  Katharine's eyes   rested   on  him  as  he came up to tier.  She stretched out,  her  trembling hand.  "I���������I want to thank you," she said  faintly. "You saved ���������my���������my life;  it .was vory good of youi"  Lord Otway looked down for an instant at the delicate hand that lay-  like a lily on his sunburnt palm, then  his fingers closed tin it.  "I did nothing��������� absolutely nolh-  ingl'' he answered hurriedly, "Vou  were in no imr.itrdi itely danger. forCy  feared you had hurt yourself, and I  ara grieved to find, through this kind  lady, that my tear was too well founded."  ��������� ���������       ������������������;���������.���������  "I have twisted my foot, but it  will be better directly, and I must  get homo as soon as I   can.' ,  Katharine spoke bravely, but ho  saw by the twitching of her white lips  and the convulsive movement of the  hand he still held that she was even  now in great pain.  "May I help you still further?  Please let me?" he urged eagerly. "Is  there anything you' want? Can I do  anythingt"  Katharine drew her bund from his  and tried to bring herself into a  sitting   position.  "I must, get back to Ledstpne, at  once,'* sho murmured, and then hor  strength failed her and she had to  sink down on the cushions and close  her eyes.  JLord Otway felt a sudden thrill of  tenderness strike  his   heart.  "I���������I am afraid''that will bo impossible," he replied gently. "You see you  cannot move. The doctor- will be here  directly, and p?rlraps he maygivc ycu  his permission, but I doubt it���������I do  mdeed. You are not strong enough  to stand,   I can see that for myself.  Katharine made no reply; she lelt  terribly troubled. What would-Mrs..  Smythe think or her absence.? How-  anxious and frightened she would be!.  Lord Otway's voice broke in on her  musings. It was odd how curiously  his tones seemed to breathe an atmosphere of comfort to her!  "Will you let nis send a telegram  to your friends! That will set their  mtndd at rest."  Katharine feehly shook her head..  She knew- how timid Lucy Srnythe  was; she would always turn pale and  shrink from the very sight of a buff-  colored envelojie, and she had not beon  well in tire morning.  '���������No," she murmured; "I must c"  myself."  At this moment. Simmonds, the porter, returned with a doctor, and alter a 1'iw words of explanation, Lord  Otway withdrew, leaving Hi" girl  njone with the physician and Hie old  lady,  whose kind  Ilea rt  tv.is ovidcrrtiy  Touene'd"w.*rniiTyT  The jonni/ clergyman wailed niif-  ������ide. H.o had forgotten all nbout ALss  Montyn s tennis rack.*!, and Hie fact  tliat about tlii.-* moment I lin* dressing  gong wa.s sounding ai .Maple Tre������i  Ifou*"-. did not e,v..n creeji into his  mind. He was thinking, in n vaguely tender way, iboui I lie girl whose  face had so startled liim hy its beauty and its mental .suffering, wondering what the trouble, could be tint  had come to her so early, what connection tliat evil-eyed min could have  with one so larr, nn puri'-lookirrg' an  sire,  what ���������  The d.-^tor appro.!'liing lum made  him start.  "ft i.-! a   very  bad sprain,  awkward   ca.*****   al!<  indeed; an  llrer. .--hr. lives  in Ledstone, she t<T!.s rue, and was  actually irnajjinlng she could return  there, at once. Of course, such a rhing  is quite out or lire question. I :r.slt-  e.d he.r il she had any friends in N'-rth-  min.sr.er to v-hom f could send, and  she says there is no one here- that  ���������*iljc knows at  al!."  Lord   Otway   pause'!.  "Ih her foot hurt very much?' he  risked   slowiy.  ".-she must r.of: tlreurn of puil.ing it  to the ground for a fori night or  thre.e. weeks. The irif UiinniA I.Kin ia  excessive,. The best plan will lc* lo  t.(.,le.gra*>h to ber hnrrre in CerlHlone.  ff am anxious to he.lip her all I cirri,  but she seem."  very iMid'icided."  J-ord   Otway held  nut   his   luin.i.  "There is no occasion to del a In you,  air," he ."aid, frankly and suddenly,  "I nm sure you are very busy. f  will look aftor thi*? young lady and  if you will give me. your name, I will  risk tier to communicate, with you, ns  doubtless /ou may wisih to seo her  again."  "ATy namo is Slow-art. I live irr the  Close Yard, and will go to her at  once if she sends for mo. I havo  had tbo pleasure of seoing you hero  of ton, Lord Otway."         _ .   ,  (And then, with a fow more courteous, geuiai words, Dr. Stewart iirrv-  ed away, looking back as ho went to  odd:���������  "I,have told the young lady I w:Ti  gladly place my carriage at irer disposal to take her to what ever hotel  sho m������y decide oirr. I will send ii  back when I have ijone on to my  uppoi'ntmcnt, which rs important."  When Lord Otway weirt iu again  he fourrd Katharine' lying back wiih  her right foot all enveloped in bandages. 'The poller had warned Dr.  Stewart' Uiey might he wanted.  "The doctor retuse.s to let rne go (o  Ledstone," .she said hurriedly, nervously. Already ih.'s yoirn;*;' man  seemed half a friend. .-he foil she  might count on his haip.  "1   think hu is  wise,"   was his    arr  swec, given very gent ly.  Katharine's  lips trrniided.  "What am [  to du!" th:- rirut-tiiured.  'I'lie old lady, who was siaiidTn./ i*.r>.-  ing down at lier wiih  real piiy,   heie  broke in:  "If you will come home wilh im*, ray  dear, for a day or two, I shall hi*  most delighted lo have you. I    am  only a quiet old maid, and live, in a  very humble way; bill my lies; i.s at  your disposal, child, if you care lo accept ii, and in the meantime you can  send over to Ledstone for your mother."  'Katharine's hand went our. to her,  "I have no mother'," she said; "but I  have a dear friend, with whom 1 live.  I must send to her and tell her, or  she 'will get wretched aud frightened  ubout me."  "Yes, send, my dear, and lot ma  persuade you to come home with ine!  JVIy namo is Caroline Weston, and I  will, make you as comfortable as I  can; the sight of your sweet young  faco will more than'repay me.''  Lord Otway gave the little old  maid one of his brightest smiles,  while Katharine tried to murmur her  thanks.  All at once she fell she could bear'  no more.  Thc horrible strain .she had had (o  endure during the last two days had  worn her nervous system to a ihrc-id.  How she, lived through :h.*:u '.-*.;' cm;!.!  not tell. All silre could remember ���������  with horrible. cleacne-.s��������� was iliirt  shrill deal li screatn, ihu boy's wlr'.te  face, as it waa swallowed up in the*  pits darkness. "Sho liacfreturncd to  Rose. Cottage an in a dream; ahe. .hnd  gone through the ghastly farce of  eating, moving and speaking, as  though nothing had come to alter the  monotonous tenor of hei l'fe. Sha had  dirrr!.**' heard Ge.rdii.i':i w'hiopered  words, giving her dire..i'.r..;,i how to.  uct, beforo he rushed up to London,  greatly . to his mother's disappoint-,  ment, who little knew what important business it was Phat should.-thus  cut short his  unexpected yiJit.  Katharine, as she paced her small  bed- room during the long, terrible  night��������� hours rtv'hen all was still and  quiet��������� went over and over again  the horrible scene which would be  stamped on her memory forever, arrd  wondered vaguely how it was ". bitr  brain still lived and worked at suolr  a time. It all* flashed'.back:-' to her  again as she lay with closed eyes on J  the cushions in the railway station.  The intolerable bursting sense of  fear that Gordon's crime would be  discovered, and the mother's heart  be torn with anguish, shunie and despairing grief;: the effort to keep her  emotion hidden from her cousin; the  growing loathing and horror of Ih*  man for whom she was about to sacrifice herself. Then the hurried note  from -Gordon telling her he had arranged everything; the license was  taken, tho one day necossary had expired, and he was awaiting her in  Northrminster for the fulfillont of her  promise that was to give hira safety.  London had been impossible. Katharine could not have gone thero wi.hout  curiosity. She occasionally went  over to Nort.hmi.n.ster to shop for Airs.  Smyihe nnd herself, as Gordon knew.  Therefore the'marriage was fixod lo  take place at the registrar's office.  In .-ill the long forty- eight hours  tliat had elapsed beforo the note  reached her, not a sign of tho murdered man came forward to convict  and condemn the ���������murderer; nnd now  Gordon Smythe was safe.thts hot .fuly  afternoon, as he was whizzed through  the country to London. For Katharine Breroton had not failed; sh*; had  kept her word, and was his wife���������wife  to* a man who was to her tho modi  horrible thing in the whole world!.  With this burdening her heart and  brain, was it a wonder that when  her accident camo, and she found herself compelled to stay in Nort'limhr-  stcr for days, that Katharine's endurance'broke'down, ami that she e.luleh-  ed at tho friendly services these two  strangers offered her?  "Thank you, thank you!" wns nil  &he-couId=murmiir*rtfivil���������Arras^W-THt'iV'n^  must take it up to Maple Tree  House., after all. There is something  for your trouble; and here, Sim-  mihds," hastily scribbling a few linen  on a page of his nolo- book, "tell  ���������Marshall to give that to Lady  Blanche, and say she is not to he,  ularmed if I am uot homo till late!''  And then, utterly regard loss of his  costume, Lord Otway walked to tho  booking- office and took a ticket for  Ledstono. _ Ha suddenly felt a curious sensation come stealing over him  that he would take a ticket fur  Kanrschatka, or the world's end, if  thereby hu might sof.ure the exquisite, delight of gazing into Katharine's  lovely eyos.  CnAtVl-EI.il V.  Tho doctor's large, roomy brougham wentr tlirough Aorthininster's  wide, picturesque streets at a nice  even pace, out notwithstanding ali  the coachman's criro thu jolting caused Katharine inotit terrible pain, and  gcod- heart oil Miss Weston was growing quite arrxrous as she gazed r.t the  sweet face, ail drawn and contracted  with suffering, thu pai.'or increasing  every moment.  She regretted then that she had not  permittod Lord Ol.way to aceouiprcij  I liom in tho drive to her house, bc.i,  she had urged him to start for .lx d-  sloao instead, uivinirrg rightly ihat  the giiT was in great anxiety that  Mrs. Smytho should bo spared all  alarm about her, and that she would  rather send to her than enlist Lord  Otway's further services on her own  behalf. Still the little old maid,  brave and kind as she was, could not  help regretting that that nice young  man had not come with her, nnd it  .was with extreme joy Unit sho dis-  coveied Dr. Stewart standing on lier  dooistep ns tho carriage pulled up.  "I am in excellent time,'' he said,  coming forward to open tho door, "t  just mot tho porter running up with  a message tor Lord Otway, to the  Mupie Tree House, aud he "told mo  you had kindly come forward to this  young lady's rescue; now, would you'  like to make any airangementa first,  before my man and I lift her out,  beonuso I should wish to havo her  Icpt perfectly quiet when we have  placed  her down,  so���������'*  "I will speak to Dorcas,'- was Miss  Weston's J'ep/y, nnd she tripped up  the spotless steps, and after a line!  ���������..lerviuw. with her old- fashioned  maid, returned quickly.  "Everything is quite ready; I always keep my spare room uired unci  prepared. .Dorcas ,vill lead the way.  Oh, Dr. Stewart, I am very glad you  are here.: i*oor child, poor dear, sho  looks bo baui'  "Oh, sho .will bo all right in a day  or two.     Now, ir nil ia ready.'*  And then Katharine found herself  lifted out and oarried through a low,  wide hall, and up a quaint old staircase,  .when slus  'bscrnue  unconscious.  .Her first real sensation on awakening -waa a curious one; shei -missed something��������� what was it? Her eyes  went round vaguely yet eagerly, , to  ontcli (he tender gaze of those deep  blue orbs that had been bent over  her just now, nor ear waited to catch  the frank, manly tones; she started  as a  voice came to lier.  "There, my dear, you are J better  now, aren't youi? See, this is Uor-  cas, who will nurse you; she is the  finest nurse in the .world, is Dorcas,  and��������������������������� .���������������������������*:������������������������������������ ;*��������� ���������"'  But recollection had suddenly returned to the glri';. she put out her  hand and drew tlio other's worn one  to her lips.  a ''How good you are, how good," she  murmured, as two tears rolled down  her cheeks and fell on the white, linen sheet, .  "There, there, you must not excite  yourself, must sh:-, Dorcas? und don't  .worry about your friend. Lord Otway started off to fetch her at once;  the last .tram from Ledstone reaches  here nt half-past ten, so we can't expeot' -theni to ai rive till then. Now,  Dorcas, what do you sny to some ol  your nutritions' beef tea?" And so  Miss Westorr chatted on, trying to  cheor the girl's spirits, which she  thought wero uHected by tho pain of  her injured foot. .  "If father oan see. me now uimt  torture he must bo enduring; .his  only ohild, his little Ktittie linked for  life to u black- hearted, treacherous  murderer,'having (he memory of that  poor, slaiii boy forever on her mind;  her ponce, her happiness gone, unutterably igonci Ah,' thought the girl,  billeriy, miserably, as sho loy wii.li  closed eyes  in   what  Miss Weston  imagined was a nice sleep���������"Ah, far  better tlrnt death should come and end  it all; far bettor, that I should have  been killed tins oftenioonl Why did  lie not leave uie on tho track? Ho  would havo done far inore fornre  ���������tliiirr by=������a'vin'(!rin'jr"lif<'l"���������~  .   And   then  crime  a   strong   wavo  of  cheerful ly   refused  to  hear  arry   pro  test, and chatted on warmly how sh" .'self-  reproach,  nnd   she   fell  u    pang  and   her old  servant,  Dorcas,     would i go through her achrrig heart, as sho  soon   nurse tho  poor  little1-'foot   well  again.  "And you must send for your  friend. Let mtt sen; what can we do?  Yon say she is frightened nl ."Te.  grams��������� and no wonder, the n���������im' ������������������  things; f hntn them myself! W'.ll  could we not send ir nolo by I Tie  guard of the next train?"  "I hare a better plan," said lord  Otway, quielly. "1 run jus! !*;<*i.itf  to send for Dr. Stewart'.s ca r'.t,.;.',is  he suggested, and 'hen, when you  havo been com for I a lily set I ie.I and  loft in (his kind lady's most generous  enro, if you will give ine your friend's  address, f will go ove.r lo Ledstone,  explain mutters, and bring her back  with me to-night. No! please, don'l:  thank and��������� and don't, please, don't  cry; 1 on n't bear it!"  I With that the young man turned  away hurriedly, and having dcspalc.h-  [ e.d a porter to seo if (.he ctrrrlagc was  icorning, walked to nnd fro lill Dip. answer in lhe. affirmative, en mo: and  then, in llio e,asle.sl and rno'.d. cha lining way, he Insi.sle.d on lining the  girl'.* slender figure., and currying i',  alone ������nd unassisted, to Lho brougham.  Words of gratitude trembled on  Katharine's prile lips, but she. was In  such pain she could only muster up  strength to give bim Mrs. .Smythe's  nddro.ifl, nnd whisper hiin not to  frighten the gentle littlo erealiiro.  Jrhe.n she fell back on the soft- cushioned scat with closed nyes, hs (bo  liorsci started awny slowly, leaving  Lord Otway standing, hat in hand,  ((taring aftor the brougham liko a  man 'in a   dream.  ���������Simmonds, tho porter, recalled him  to .himself.  "Tho racket's 'ore, my lord,"' he  .mid respectfully. "ft camo by the  last (rain more nor nn  hour ago."  Lord Otway started suddenly.  "I had forgotten all about it, Prm-  nionds," be muttered hurriedly. "You  reonlled the gentle words, tho strong  comfort of his pressnee, nnd felt, onco  again, his deep, tender gazo melt, us  it  wero,  Inlo  her  vory  soul.  And, with thnt memory waking a  curious sensation in hor troubled  breast. Katharine* gradually dropped  into the first real sleep Hurt hnd  come to her since her trouble err me.  * .9 # , ���������  . *  Lord Olwny had no difficulty in  finding It'X-e Cottage. He picked I'.i.-i  way Ihrough (he narrow streets, taking, with great good nature, the  ���������romewlint disagreeable chaff and  jokes, the factory hands flung at his  attire as he went.  "Oh, somethmg has happened to  Katliurinel r know it��������� I know it!"  she cried, as the young man risked  her if she were fll rs. .Smythe. "Oh, toll  mo quick, is sho dead?'*1  In nn instant Lord Otway had reassured her und explained all, and  the color nickered back into Lucy  Smy I he's pale cheek'.]..  "I tried to persuade Katharine not  to go to Northiiiinster to-day; it was  ho hot; and I had a sort of presentiment something would happen, but  she would go. She is so good; she  wanted to make me. a cool dress, and  we get things Detter at JNorthmin-  ator than here. Is sho very much  hurt, poor darling? It is so good of  you to come, but Katharine always  thinks of everything; she knows how  stupidly nervous I am��������� and, oh,  please come tn ana rcstl and will you  havo something to eat? Surah has  laid supper; wo were wailing for  [Catharine. 1 will get ready at once,  and go to her, dejr child. She iTs so  eweet. I love her as if she were my  own daughter. Do come In and have  Rome supperf and, la'king hurriedly, with tears springing nervously to  her eyes, Mrs. Smytho drew Lord Otway up tho path, despite his protests.  "I shall bo hurt if yon do not rest  nnd refresh yourself,'- Mrs. Smythe  said.  So he gave in and followed her nrio-  (Iie pretty littie cottage, where Mrs.  ���������Smytho, having first ensconced hirrr  in tlie dining- room at the dainty table, Led to tlie kitchen to tell Sarah  all about it.  Lord Otway rose from his seat as  soon as  ho  was alone,  Sho lives here. This was her home.  Thero stood her work- basket with'  the pilr* of unr.rii-lt ..I svwrng peeprug  out. There i In* Iii lie old piano with  her songs ���������strewn on the top. The  iit(To kitten that enrre ..urring about  his feet barf b.-crr kissed aud caressed  by her.  It was only a simple country homo,  but it seemed beautiful to him, haunted as ho was by that lovely face, those  marvelous eyes, the (xnuisito purity;  of thu whole countenance. Ho know  lie had not guessed wrong; it .waa a  delight to feel that she was just  what he had imagined. Lucy Smyther������  tender lovo and adoration of her came  as a testimony to linn und ho needed  orre.  His eyes, going round the -;oni,  suddenly foil on n portrait of Katharine. It was one she hud taken in,  Northiulnsler as a surprise gift for  her oousiu. Lord Otway took it up.  It was good but: not half good enough*  But* what photograph or picture could  portray  her face us  it really yvaat  iHo reiiluce'd* the picture, and iWa������  turning away, when his brows contracted. There, staling at him witbt  a bold, insolent smile*, wns that evil-  eyed handsome man iro hud seen In  the after-niKin. Lord Otway shuddered, it -seemed profanation, desecration, to put llrose two faces together. . ,  At that very mediant Mrs. Smytho  name hurrying in full of apologies and  entreaties* tliat hu would do justice  to her supper, and the. youngt man  ,woko from nis  troubled  thoughts.  "Tell nio," he said suddenly, pornt-  mg to the portrait', "who���������who is this  man?"  Mrs. Smyilie's face flushed with  proud   tenderness. \  "Thnt is my boy, sir��������� my only child,  Gordon, the dearest arrd host son evor  mother possessed. I am sorry lie is  not here; he went back to London  two days ago. I should like you to  lrave met him. Is he not handsome?  Ah! you must lorgive me, sir; remember, I am His mother, uud' see hiin  through eyes or   love."  Lord Otway was silent, but a sense  of oppression was on hun. To please  his gentle hostess, he rite a fow  mouthfuls, but somehow he did not  feel at ease with that dark, evil face  staring at nun, und he breathed a  sigh of relief as Sarah announced  that JDr. Weather-ley had sent his carriage to drive .Mrs. Smythe to the  station, and they  passed out into the  fll'r   :  Lord Ot.wajr wafted until he had.  seen Hrs. Smy the go. *up stu irs under  Miss ' (Weston's care, then, having  heard the latest news of the invalid,.  he took his departure and walked  sharply back in the moonlight to Maple Tree House.  It .was oonaiderably past eleven  .when he entered bis aunts drawing-  room, but Lady Blanche was up waiting for him; and Miss Mustyn was  keeping her hostess company, and, to-  judge from the frown on lier face,  ,was not in the best of tempers.  "My dear Ormande, what on earth  has happened?"��������� where have you  been?'' was TLady Blanche's'greeting.  JLord Otway sank into a chair a  rtriflo .wearily; but, tired as lie. was,  he gave iris aunt a full account of hi.s  afternoon's .work.    .  "I suppose you; wili never outgrow  your very Quixotic disposition to*  rush about and slave yourself to  death for other people," she observed. : '       ���������.. ��������� '*..������������������'���������'     '  Miss Mostyn's race tlrat had grown  suddenly clear .-when Lord Otway cnt������  tered, .was now clouded again.  "It is really very, very good of you,"  she said, rising languidly, aiid bidding Lady Blanche good- night. "Vuu  deserve to oe canonized, Lord Ot-  ,way. "But -dOn't you think you have  taken a greut deal of unnecessary  trouble? Surely lt would have boen  wiser to have let this young person  be taken to the hospital. I* subscribe vory largely to charities rnrd  hospitals, you know," she. added, with  a little laugh, as ho rose to open tho  door for her, "and so I am of au opinion they sliould be used iu cases .like  this.      I   dorrt suppose  the grri   will  be in the least degecc grateful^ to you*   =���������that-sort^or'pebplo^iievbr'aro. Gbod-  night!"  ���������And (with that Mis-* Mostyn went  slowly away, leaving- Lord Otway,  with a new and, it must be confess-'  ed, unclorlcal sensation of anger  (burning in his breast, which lingered long nfter tie had hissed his uunt.  and retired to his own room to smoke'  and muse over tlie events of tho day.  ���������i  ' CHAraiB, VI.  Katharine's sprain was a very severe one. ur. Stewart paid her a  vi it. every day, and Miss Weston vied'  with Mrs. Smyihe in nursing the girl'  and helping ner to the best of her  power. The two women had fraternized at onue, and Mrs. Smythe had  no words strong enough to express her  gratitude for tlie generous and unusual manner in which Miss Weston  irad (some forward to Katharine's assistance.  Of course sue had made an attempt  to have the invalid moved; she naturally shranK from trespassing on  the hospitality of one who was, after nil, a complete stranger to them,  tout Ur. Stewart was'so peremptory in  his refusal to permit this, and Caroline Weston was so hurt at the bare  suggestion, that there was nothing to  do but give in and submit; to circumstances.   . ,.  Katharine herself was ko extremely;  ill the day following her accident that  she oould take no part in this discussion, and save ior one protest that  .was silenced by a kiss from Miss Wcs-r  ton, she was content to lie in the"  dainty lavender- scented bedroom,,  .with the sunsbine glinting the pretty  .walls and white dimity hangings. She  felt that while she was here she  might draw breath easily, tbat she  ,was free for the moment from the intolerable dread of detection, the hoh-  rible mental agony that had lived witb  her during the long, awful days since  tliat scene at the old pit. She closed  her eyes and Jay as still as death,  save when an occasional     . shudder , S'f
Jane ite Unexpected, f
By ANNIE P. DftBIE. .���*
ANTE TII011XT0X reclined nt ease
irr  the most luxurious of hammocks,   on    the    roomiest  and
shadiest of verandahs. The warm
June sun tried in vain to reach
her through tlio thick curtain of
wisteria and Virginia creeper.   Jane felt
that  she owed   it   to  herself  to   take
-things easy after nil her efforts of tho
past two weeks.   Siie had entertained all
ier friends, nnd paid all Irer social debts.
She felt that sbe could look the whole
world in the face, for she owed not any
man���or woman either, which was moro
to tire point.    Such a  time as she had
had, too, with mother away in Europe���
not that she was  much  help when site
was at home���and  Irow   terribly  disappointing cook had been, witli her father
���taking sick just at  the  very  time  she
was most needed!    Tommy Irad done errands  und  carried   iiiess.ijjc**.,  but  small
���brothers of twelve are not always to be
counted   upon.    It   laid   taken   nothing
short of  two  evenings  and   two  afternoons to get around all tlie people in her
set.   It was really an awful thing to live
���11 one's life in a growing country town;
one's circle of friends was ever growing
wider and  entailing larger responsibilities in entertaining.  And owing to mother's ill-health  tlrey  had  been  in everybody's debt���in everybody's, tlrat is, but
the Martins'.   It was" really too contemptible the way those people acted!   Tliey
.were asked everywhere, arrd never gave
as much as an old-fashioned tea in return.    And they were such pretty girls,
too,  and  so popular  with   the  men, it
���seemed too bad to'cut them.   But why
on earth couldn't they give something!*
Even if it were only an "At Home," that
���one only goes to to show one's newest
���gown.   And then the mean little tricks
they Tesorted to!     Just  as  everybody
was getting tired of inviting them, and
tbey were just about to topple oil the
social wave, thoy always gave out that
they were going to have a large party,
were going to ask  everybody;   and on
the strength of this tliey received invitations for the rest of tire season.    But
tire "large party" always failed to materialize.    Some  of  their  intimate  friends
said  it was because  their upstairs was
-"awfully shabby;" but really, if people
couldn't keep in  the swim  they sliould-
relire from the struggle gracefully.   At
-any rate, Jarre had left tlrem out*  she
.was not going to be imposed upon.
A light step ori the walk startled Jane
Irom her reverie, and her bosom friend.
Eleanor Smith, came tripping up in ra-
-diaut summer garb.
"IIow can you lie there this lovely
'���morning? You sard you had ever so
many things to see to before going to
"the mountains. Are you going next
week?" Eleanor's conversation consisted
largely of questions that she seldom gave
one time to answer.
"Oh, well, I need a rest before I go.
:No one ever w.-.nts to go to a slimmer resort fagged out. You know how wearing it is," said Jane.
��� "What do you think I got nt thc post
thia morning? Guess who is giving a
tea!" and Eleanor held up a dainty pale
pink envelope bearing lier address in a
delicate hand. "You could never guess in
���the world! I nearly fainted with".surprise'when' I saw whom it was from!"
"The Martins?" faltered Jane at a
"How in the world did you know?"
<said Eleanor. "Someone told you, of
"No, indeed," said Jane; "youi* mind
must have communicated it to mine."
��� "Well, they are actually giving a garden party! They have asked everybody.
���You should have been at the post to sec
..������fall the people walking off-with pink envelopes. It looked too funny 1" laughed
[Eleanor. "What shall you wear, Jane?
[Your new gown from J���"a?"
"Perhaps I sha'n't be invited," said
Uane. "You know I left them out when
d gave iny parties, and I fancy Mrs. Mar-
jtin and Lou are rather cool to me when
������we meet."
"Oh, the ideaI" sard Eleanor.    "Just
..*9 if-every hair of their heads doesn't
!owe you an invitation!   Of course you'll
.���'���be asked!"
.   "When is it to be?" asked Jane.
j   "To-morrow.   I met Mrs. Skimmer and
���she told me all about it.   That woman
knows everything.   It's a mystery to mc
jwhere she gets her news.   The party-is
(for Bob Martin, who has done so well
out in Vancouver.   He is making a flying
.visit, and they have to give something
���for him, you know.    I shall  wear my
pink muslin with the frills.    What are
you going to do this afternoon, Jane?"
the Willsons' for a while this evening,
��feut shall come homo early."
^i   "f. promised in a moment of weakness
���to take Bee nnd Jacky to the Beach this
afternoon," said Eleanor.    "I can't get
out of it.   Come along and help me take
care of them.   We can have tea there ]
and you can go to the Willsons' after."
"Very well," snid Jane; "I shall meet
you on the two o'clock boat. The sail
will do me good."
Eleanor went off, leaving Jane to review the possibilities of her wardrobe in
thc event of her  being in> ited.-to  the
Martins'.   Her blue muslin with the'.lace
was still fresh, but then pale blue was
rather trying to any but the most youthful complexion by daylight.    Why not
wear her cream voile with  the medal-j
lions?   It was intended for swell occasions at the Mountain House, and she
might as well look her best, especially
as Bob Martin  would  be  there.    One
cannot afford to overlook   possibilities
when one is thirty-two.      ���������
j   When Tommy came in to lunch the
pink envelope was not forthcoming. Jane'
. felt some misgivings; but when she ques-1
tioned him and found that he had been
off at Loon Lake all morning w*ith Iris,
^chum, Dick Winters, and had forgotten
to go to the post-office, she felt relieved. I
Luncheon was late, so that Jarre had noi
time to call at  the  post-oflicc  herself ;j
in fact, she had no time to think about'
Martins, garden purty, or anything but
catching the boat. *
���*.-, The afternoon was anything hut dull,
with the children to be amused and res-'
cued from several more or less perilous
situations. Eight o'clock found tlrem
making the home trip, each with a
young Smith fast asleep on her hands.
Jane hurried on to the Willsons', where
she spent the evening, and twelve o'clock
'wag just chiming out as she reached
home, weary in overy limb.
�� As -"'ie pasted through tiro hall on her
ways placed���tnere, sure enough, was tiie 1
pink envelope directed to her in a neat j
handI o
Next liiornii!*-* Jane slept late, and hi'd
to rush aborrt to keep her appointments
at* various dressmakers' and dry goods
shops. Several times she met Bessie
Martin, who greeted her with the most
engaging ot* smiles. She was late for
luncheon, and had barely time to snatch
a little rest before it was time to dress
for the Martins' party.
This was a very important ceremony.
Baths and wavings of hair and arrangement of laces absorb a large amount of
time; but when at last Miss Thornton
sallied forth she was well satisfied with
the result. To see Irer sauntering leisurely along, the perfection of grace and
elegance, one could never have guessed
how hard it had been to get her back
hair done at the proper angle or the
fearful strrrggle she had had in getting
arrayed in her new voile.
When she reached lier destination the
party was in progress. Some of the
younger guests were playing tennis,
while others were scattered in groups on
the lawn. The older Iinlic3 preferred to
remain chatting indoors or hugged the
verandahs, trying to look as if tlrey
were thoroughly enjoying themselves.
Jane mnde lier way to the drawing-
room, where the Mirtins were receiving
their gue3ts. - As they greeted her she
was conscious of a peculiar note in their
cordiality, a vague indefinable something
which quickly communicated itself to
her. A sort of veiled* surprise, impossible
to explain or describe. She was presented to the cousin, who proved to be a fine-
looking man of simple manners, with
whom one was at case in a moment. But
much ns Jane felt inclined to stay and
enjoy his society, she felt impelled to get
away as soon as she could decently make
her escape. After partaking of the ethereal viands usually served on sueh occasions, Jane made her ndieux, excusing
herself on the ground that she had many
preparations to make for her intended
On the way home, try as she would,
she could not account for the strange
feeling she had experienced on greeting
the Martins. There was something wrong,
hut what? As she neared home an awful
thought struck * her. She hurriedly
opened the door and rushed to the hall-
table. There lay the pink envelope still
unbroken. She hastily tore it open, aruj
read the following:
tefff Demonstrate ihe -uaru of
SASK.Eit's chocolate
to thc ladies of M. at
David Young's Grocci-y Store,
Tuesday and Wednesday next from .'
You are cordially invited.
Jane turned cold and collapsed on the
lowest step of the stair, utterly regard
less of her new voile in her humiliation.
Was  ever  anyone  in such  a  predicament?   What would the Marlins.think?
And .Bob-Martin!    And  she  hnd made
such a good Impression.   If she hnd ouiy
opened that envelope, and not taken so
much*for granted!    How should she ever
explain?    She could not cat at dinner,
thinking and planning out wny3 of making tho  matter right;   and by bedtime
she had in imagination apologized ami
explained to the Martins in about twenty different ways.   Occasionally the ridiculous: side of Tit would conic uppermost
nnd she would: laugh "'heartily,' but misery
returned when she faced tho awful-facts
���    Her sleep that night was troubled, but
when morning    came    her  resolve was
made.   Taking the pink envelope in lier
hand she started out, dreading the en
counter and trying to imagine what the
Martins would   do  and "say.    She   war-
shown into the drawing-room, and \yhen
Mrs. Martin came in a few* minutes later
Jane at once entered upon her difficult
task.   Of course they treated the-mistake'as a huge joke, and Jane soon felt
quito reassured.    In the midst of it nil
JBob Martin came: in and joined in their
laughter, rind the end'of it was that his
visit was not the Hying one he had intended.   He lingered on in M. for some
weeks longer, much  to the surprise of
Mrs. Skimmer and gossips of her type.
Somehow Jane postponed her visit to the
mountains,  and   when   her   mother  returned home three months later there
was a trousseau to be provided and a
wedding day was fixed for-the following
Weighing- a. i bought.
Professor W. G. Anderson of Yale University  lately   succeeded  in   practically
weighing tlie result of a thought's action.      A student   was   placed    on    a
"muscle-bed,"    poised     on     a    balance.
bo.   that    the  center    of   gravity    of
his  body  was  exactly  over  its  center.
When he was sot to solving mathematical  problems,   the  increased  weight  of
blood at his head changed his center oi
gravity and caused an immediate dip oi
the balance to that side.   Repeating the
multiplication    table    of   nines    caused
greater displacement than repeating the
table of lives, and, in general, that displacement grew greater with greater intensity of thought.   Carrying the experiment further, the experimenter had the
student imagine  himself going through
leg-gymnastics.     Aa he performed    the
feats  mentally,  one  by  one,  the  blood
flowed to thc limbs in" suilicient quantities to tip the balance according to lho
movement thought of.    Uy purely mental action the center of gravity, of th*
body   was   shifted   four   inches,   or   as
much as  by  raising  the  doubled  arms
ahove the shoulders.   These experiment",
were repeated on a large number of students, with  the same  results. I
To test still further the mastering influence of mind over muscle, the strength
of the right and the left arms of eleven
young men was registered.   The average
strength of the right arms was ono hundred and eleven pounds; of the left arms,
ninety-seven pounds.   The men practised
special exercises with the right hand only
for one week.   Tests of both arms were
again    made, and, while    the    average
strength of the right arm had increased
six pounds, that of the unexercised left
arm had increased seven pounds.    This
showed clearly that the brain action connected  with  the  gymnastics  developed
not only the muscles put in action, out
also  other  muscles   controlled   by   the
same portion of the brain.    This could
only come about by sending blood and
nervous force  to  the  proper  parts  by
purely mental action.   Professor Anderson says of the results:
"I can prove by my muscle-bed that
the important thing in all exercises is
the mental effort, put forth. I can lie
'down.on this muscle-bed and think of a
jig, and though apparently my feet do
not move, and actually the muscles are
not active, the muscle-bed sinks toward
my feet, showing that there has been a
flow of blood toward the muscles, and
that, if I did dance a jig, the muscles
would be well supplied with blood under
this mental stin ulusA-T���J. Lincolt
Brooks, in "Succe.*-**".''       ,...-.-;>.*-
He Receiyed His Sight.
Both���Well I never 3eed a huglier mu2
in all iuy nat'rall
A story of a roan blind from birth nnd
who can now (He, is told by a London
"JDaily Mail" correspondent. It was on
April 24 that John Carruth left his home
at Croft Head, Bridge of Weir; for the
Glasgow- Ophthalaiic Hospital, where the
operation which gave-him his sight was
performed. "The first face he saw was
that of JDr. Stewurt. : He did not know
what it was at first, but When the doetor
spoke he knew that what he wa3 looking
at must be a face. -It was like a "dream.
'I was bewildered,' said Carruth; 'all
was so beautiful.' Then the day after the
operation. That .was the day the bandages were .removed. Then Carruth beheld the first woman he had ever seen.
She was.Nurse Mellor. 'I knew she was
a woman because her face was pale and
smooth. I was too long in "seeing JDr.
Ramsay.. I should like to have seen his
face first.'
"No words were too good for 'Nurse,'
or for all the nurses. And his mother!
'Witli what: emotion he spoke of the
first time he saw her. 1 kind of surprised
her/ he said, proudly. 'She came to the
ward and said, "How are you getting
on?" Well, I had a peep at her sideways and asked her how many wrinkles
she had on her brow. Then she said,
joyfully, "You can see. How can you
tell? Con you count them?" I could not
see aye enough for that, but I could see
her dear face.'
"Then, what does, he think of women
no*y that he first beholds them? They
are very beautiful, he says. 'Thoy all
seem so good. I think the world and
the people ih it are fine. I have always
(this with a touch of pride) thought a
good deal of the ladies, and now it is so
good* to see their faces, to look at them
m their fine dresses., They always told
me women were my best friends, and I
always knew they were, but now I know
it more than ever. They are so kind and
gentle, beautiful and graceful.'
"What did he think pf the earth ? 'Oh,
it is lovely I So much lovelier and greater than I had ever thought or imagined.
I am surprised and overjoyed. I had
never thought^ there was such.difference,
^a��h1iiviin'"ety~in""the appearance of things.
Coming home I was really overwhelmed
as we rushed past tbe green fields and
trees."* ���* ���-������,-*.������' ������-���sc*;-
Carruth learns every moment. Ho says
that he often dreamed that hc would sec
the world, but hc never imagined it as it is.
He had no idea there were so many people on earth. Carruth is in a curious fix
with his neighbors. He knows them all
by the sound of their voice. In his
blindness they called to him and he replied, but now when be sees them he is
unable to ��� recognize tlrem until they
:  mi, AiLtaiiiS mit,  :*
By JETN'A. *|
i'M an old grandfather's clock.
In these days, when there's a cry
for "all things new," anything thai
is not "up to date," however interesting and valuable it may be, ii
apt to be relegated to the shelf.
In my long life I must say, truly, 1
have always been treated with the utmost deference and affection, for, you
see, people of good family and high education generally are very much attached
to handsome and useful bits of furniture,
and seldom discard lhem for a fashionable "fad." Anyway, I hear that wo are
quite in demand now, though in bygone
cays there were few houses that could
not boast of one of us, and, to my thinking���but that's neither here nor there.
I am two hundred years old, and not
ashamed to sny so. A good deal of tick ing
I've done in that time, and a good deal
of life I've seen. Ah, me! the changes
that take place, with the llight of ages.
Tire old faces vanish and are replaced by
the younger ones, who irr tlieir turn
have their day and then make way for
others. Yet, looking back, it does not
seem so very long ago tliat ladies wore
powdered hair and patches, and inflated
their gowns with huge hoops, aiid went
a-visiting hi sedan chairs. Queer times
those, when a man was hanged for stealing a sheep and duels were every-day occurrences. 'Twas always love affairs they
fought over. Ladies, I have heard, dye
their hair now, instead of powdering it
and wear gowns in which "the clingin't
effect" is carried to such an extreme
that I marvel how they get in and out
of them. Of course it's a graceful style,
if only people would not carry what tlrey
call "style'' to.such a ridiculous length.
Thank goodness, though,-there are numbers of sensible folk who like to look natural, in spite of the mandates of fashionable  modistes.
I haven't done much traveling. You see,
almost ali my life has been spent with
Scotch people, where, the "auld hoose"
passes fronr generation to generation,
with all its belongings. Many a tale I
could tell, ofttimes humorous and oft-
times sad, for is not life made up of contrasts? I often think what strange
pranks.human- eiDOtion, love, hate, fear,
sympathy, make human beings play!
'At.the time I am'wrilirrg of my; home
was with three old sisters: high-bred, aristocratic   ladies, -with   straight   backs
style too. Just thc day before it was fo
come off an unlucky accident befell the
coachman, who wus to assist in waiting
at table. He sprained his ankle. Mrs.
Archibald "fished up," as she expressed
expected! next, 1 .-*i*kc-!i*, .eolrt. s'ee'
against his. .foreheisJ, o. '*���-.* f.-j-"ci.*.1 _*ome
supernatural ageiuy. hnd. been at work.
If ho only could ham seen the frightened,
helpless thing, all chat was in hli way���'
For the J"   rmer.
it, a seemingly very smart young mauj buf, thanks io mo,, lie couldn't.   I stood
guiltless of .ever having yielded to the
eductions of a rocking-chair) and aqui-
seducti. ,	
line    noses���-the    "family    nose,"    they
proudly  called it; >    A  trifle  stern���re
served also���but they had dear, warm
hearts benenth that coldness. Why, I'vi
seen Miss Cecilia's faded gray eyes grow
wonderfully soft and tender at the sigh I
of the first rose of summer, for they fairly worshipped every plant and tree and
shrub in that wonderful old' garden oi
theirs. " '    .->- ���    ���
I could see it from where I stood in
the lobby, and away bej-ond to the red
brick wall, where hung the most delicious fruit, sun-kissed into perfection oi
taste and color���golden apricots, pears
peaches, plums���amongst tho trellised
leaves. If I even began to tell you about
the sweet," old-fashioned flowers that
grew in such profusion.I'd never be abb
to stop. Most of them took prizes yeai
in, year out, at the show, .wjiieh eh]
Sandy was "awfu' prood of."   And yon
to take his "place. "So everything went
off swimmingly. Whnt a display of fmo
things! The old family plate was all on
show, and made a brave one.
'Twas a bright, happy gathering: many
young, fresh faces, too, amongst it. Tlrat
pleased me; you see, when ono gets old
it seems natural like to feel that way.
Mr. Archie told such amusing anecdotes
of his life in the colonies, and also somo
terrifying ones, principally relating to
his trip to a place called���something end-
in-; with a "dike," where gold was plentiful. I fairly shivered when I heard
them���such hnir-breadth cscapcsl And
there ho was, sitting amongst us, alive
and well, and as jolly���("Come now, old
Grandfather, get on; no havering!")
But I must say, JMr. Archie had been
born with a silver spoon irr his mouth.
A couple of days later 1 overheard Mr.
and Mrs. Archibald talking, as they
were coming down the stairs, ann in nrrrr
���for they were always "that loving." '
She seemed a wee hit put out, for there
were tears in her dark eyes, and she
looked different altogether, for she wns
wearing a black gown instead of the usual white one���a relative had died, I suppose.
It wns the 12th of August, and her
husband was goirrg away for a week'a
grouse-shooting, which begins in Scotland
on that day.
I am soft-hearted. Those tears went
straight to my heart. They are the solace of the old, but the young should not
"It's my nose, Archie," she was saying, half laughing, half crying, "I think
I could make them love me if only I
had a 'family nose' and could look stately."
You should have heard Mr. Archie
laugh, and he assured her she hnd the
dearest little nose in the world. It was
the feature in her face he'd first fallen
ia love with, and then he quoted some
poetry about "the petal of a flower"-^
"tip-tilted, like the petal of a flower,"
that was it.
They stopped beside me, "They'll lovs 3
you, never fear, some day, sweetheart,"!
says he. "Won't they, old*fellow?" And J
I struck two o'clock, which signified,!
"They will!" I didn't think, then thatl
������but I'll tell you all about it, j
So v,-e were left alone���and some fine ;
grouse from the moors marts their tap-J
pearancc. Of courso yon know these'
birds are always kept till they are quite j
old, so Susan"took  them down  to  the'
solemnly, tick, tiak,. ticking, calm and.
brave aud strong, I; verily believe* if
that coward had seen and laid a finger
on the little heroine of ihe play I would
have cried out loud.
But he didn't���he just gave, a smoth-
eied cry, a wild glance from right to left,
and then he mado for and was through
tliat small window in a* jiffy. I've often
since wondered how Tie managed, for he
was a phenomenally tall man. He did,
snywRy, and left everything "behind)
even tho blaek bag was dropped in hit
Our poor little lady had to k��p to hei
bed with a kind oi nervous attack afte?
her first and, I hope, last adventuro ol
tho kind. And I had quite a siege o: indigestion and was al! out of order for
some time after, my heait beatinc* like a
steam engine, and several times 1 struck
twenty-four without stopping.
You may imagine the gratitude of/onr
family and thc praise we both did get.
But what pleased m* more than anything was that, ther: and there, Mr.
Archie's wife, "the thorn in the 'flesh*
lately, and quite unfairly, I thought, waa
forever after loved, aye, doted *upon, by
those high-bred dames. "For, her own
sweet sake," they said, but 'twas the
lucky termination to that thrilling episode, in which I played such nn import,
ant part, that softened their hearts, say
I; and I think the game was worth.*th��
candle.   Good-by.
are hens i:
do not lay enough
their board. There :������*.
cry il-rk that
.= to ;*uy for
���ncriviuij.il hens
'n these same flocks that do the bulk
of the laying. Economy com s in by
breeding from the heavy layers, and
getting rid of the  inferior stock.
Ot" all the senseless practices in the
care oi horses none is to be criticized *
more severely than that of watering-
���he horses immediately after !cc:!ii*��;.
��� them grain. Give them their water before feeding and the causes ot" colic-
will be very largely removed. Give
them their water before feeding, and
they will get very much better rc.;::!ti
from their rations, especially tT*c grim.
It is time there was a radical change-
in the treatment of horses in this re**-
spect   ,iu_, j> -   ~      ������'/
.    ..   .......  _       Sunday School Teacher���And what i-
cellar.   I'm far awny irom heather and; tho meaning of "righteous indignation?''
sportsmen now, but ah  mel a tiny sprig        *P"J****.���Bein' angry wivout cussin', lidy
The Tr.ith.
Old Plutocrat (with irony)���T5o you
think you can support my daughter in
the style that she has been accustomed
Young Suitor���Well, no; but I can
support her in the style to, which her
mother was accustomed for a good many
years after she married you.
Old "Plutocrat (subdued)���Take her,
my son, and be happy.���"Pick-Me-Up."
Papa's Idea.
Lord LitOecaah (lovingly)���Tou are
my soul.
-Edith���Yes; T told papa that "Oh,
what did he say?" "Said you didn't earn
enough to keep your soul and body to��
Farm?f*Hornihand (reading the markets)���Pity th' President didn't hev no
more luck when lie was a-hr.ntin' down
there in Jiissisaip. JT.Irs. llornihand���
Why. Silns? Farmer lfenvrih-ind���Hain't
you been n-rei'.dirr' how th' bears is play-
in' smash with th' cotton crop?���Baltimore "American."
Teacher���A reptile is a creature that
does not stand orr f?et, Imt erav/'f on
the ground.    Xow,  who'll  give  me  an
Wy upit��i"rV7he"'giarW'"at"Tho"Ylttle   example   of  a   reptile?       l'ujiil���JJ.by
[table where the family letters were al-   'brother.
A cynic Is a man who Is rude to oneself. A wit is a man who is rud��.-about
other people.
A man to whom illness was chronic
When told that lie needed a tonic,
Said, "Oh, doctor, dear,
Won't you please make it beer?"
"3*0, no," said the doc, "that's Teutonic."
"Jones Is a conscientious fellow."
"What makes you think so?" "I watched
him play solitaire for two hours last
night, and he never cheated once."���
Brooklyn "Life."
"Remember, boys," said the teacher,
"that ln the bright lexicon of youth
there's no such word as 'fail.'" After a
tew moments a boy raised his hand.
"Well, what is it, Socrates?" asked the
teacher. "I was merely going to suggest," replied the youngs'ter, "that if such
Is the case it would be advisable to write.
to the publishers of that lexicon and call
their attention to the omission."���The
Sandy was "awfu' prood
should have seen the "alleys" of roses,
and  ihe   arbor   thickly    covered    with
them, where the "Gineral" used to smoke
his pipe, and���hut I must get on.
One day, when the roses were blooming grandly, an unwonted excitement got
up in the house. I found out that a
young nephew and his bride were expected from across the ocean. Goodness
me, if there wasn't a fuss! I was rubbed
and rubbed, till I shone like a looking-
glass. The old ladies wouldn't allow
"furniture polish'' to be used for me���
and I think it would have been quite de-
gradlngy~'^--^.Z'X-':.l  -Vi.'-- ������������'T    ���*
I remembered Mr. Archie���a fine, stalwart young fellow. He had married an
American heiress. The fortune she would
inherit had been made in "trade." Now
this was a great blow to the pride of the
JKer family���besides, they had had other
hopes concerning their nephew. So when
the couple arrivryi I could see they had
hard work to conceal their rather unjust
prejudices. Sho was a tiny creature,
���with large, dark c3res and a plump littlo
figure. I confess I fell in love with her
at the very first, and she seemed equally
taken with me, for she cried out when
passing mc, "Why! what a very qunint,
love of a clock! I dote on these delight-
ai.* about them!" .
6he had an attractive manner, and!
looked kind of shy-like, I thought. You
see, she was but young, poor thing, and
had spent most of her life at un Knglish
boarding-school, I heard. Then, of course,
meeting new relatives must be a littlo
bit trying, even for an American heiress.
It seemed so for her, anyway.
Mr. Archie wus gay and "canty" as
ever. He smiled at me and said: "Well,
old fellow, glad to sec you in such good
healtlrl" Just at that moment I struck
four o'clock, which meant from me, "The
same to youi"
.: When "Petite", (as we all called the
young wife) chose sho could be most fascinating, but I noticed she seemed rather
ill at ease with her new relatives.   You
see, her ways were   so   different   from
theirs.    Her voice wanted softness, and
her expressions were oftenvrather odd.
I  fancied   they  grated  on  the  refined
manners'. ot the old people.   I ��� used to
love  to  listen   to   the   negro   melodies
which she sometimes sang in the evenings, to the accompaniment of the banjo
Her voice  was  clear  and  sympathetic,
but often had a sad rirrg in it, I thought
Peihaps she was a wee bit homesick,'for
all  she -had; a  most  devoted  husband.
Amongst  her   songs   my   favorite   wim
"Swannee Biver"���it  touched me  wonderfully���and then there was the "Canadian Boat Song."    She Would sing that
with Mr. Archie.   I did enjoy that one!
It was such a pity, 1 often thought a��
the days went by, tliat the young crcu*
ture seemed as far away from tire old
ladies' hearts as ever.   The trouble warn
they had made up their minds that thei:
nephew was to marry the fair, tall and
stately daughter of a neighboring bur
onot, who possessed irreproachable mnn
ners and "a. family nose."   Report said,
she had been "fair daft" about our youn*<
master, but report often makes mistake-.
���but I must not digress, or you'i!  bf
dubbing me a tiresome old chatie: hot.
of it affects me a.-j nothing else can, ex
cept, maybe, the bagpiped. I dare say
I'm very sentimental���but, dear mel
what would life be without sentiment,
which is, after all, just love and proper
feeling, without whicli, I'm thinking, thc
pulse of this big, bustling world would
cease to boat, .*.*,. ' r;.,.'. f'/J.T-A*',.
Now what happened nfter this is one
of the stirring incidents of my life. My
body is long, but so is my head, and I'll
always feel sure that 'twas the new
man who had taken our old coachman's
place for these few daj's who was the
culprit. He was ver3' far removed front
being a professional at his work, but! ne.
meant business for air that, and Mr.
Archie's absence from home was a step
in the right direction. .,.,-.>. iii^TiiTT��� ,(
Aboui lw'6 'o'clock on the morning ot
the 18th of August, when all was quiet
and asleep in the old house, I heard a
queer kind of fuzzling in the dining-room.
Then light footsteps seemed to come to
and fro into the hall, Everything was
dark as pitch. Even the harvest moo:^
was tired of shining, ana hot A ray from
her fell (ns usual) on the tiled floor of
the lobby just then.'Hark! What���-who
is that creeping noiselessly down tho
thickly carpeted stairs? My old eye-
could not see���and yet. is that not a
white figure, for all the world like a big
stiowflake, drifting down, down. Ah! <i
streak of moonlight falls athwart it and
shows clear and distinct the figure of Mr
Archibald's little  wife.    ***' ���';.. **..;
She stooped as if to pick up or grope
for something, nnd T heard her say, "I
nray have dropped it in thc garden."
Then she gave a kind of stumble, and
a sort of stilled cry. Then���oil, 'my I t
saw her lift bur solid silver, richly chased
coffee-pot from the lowest step, just bo-
hind the knight in armor, who had stood
sentinel there, grim; and stern, for long,
long years. The moon, nlwnys capricious, hid her face again behind a cloud,
but I could see that big snowflakc, standing stock still, as if it had been frozen |
into a beautiful statue.
She stooped towards thc dining-room
jis^ if^listcjiingj^.nd.^tlien^she���crosseil-|
"swiftly over to me. I was only a couplo
of yards away, luckily. She pulled open
my" glass' door and one after another
she pushed inside of me thc collection of
silver plate thnt tho "gentleman" al.
work now In thc pantry had placed tlrci'd,
carefully avoiding "clinkrng" llicm
against my brass weights���spoons, forks,
teapot, salver���everything higgledy-piggledy* ��..'���'
Just think of the courage of that
pretty young creature who had grasped
the situation so quickly���and rrscn lo
the occasion���and it all seemed lo be
done in a twinkling. For all sho knew, a
gang of desperadoes might have sprung
but and crushed the life out of. her !.��-
fore she'd time to give one "skirl" for
help.   But the best of the play wns to
Reasons Why.  .._,.-������.--������
A correspondence has been taking place
in an exchange with regard to the reason why' men don't go to church, and,
as we know something about it, we beg
to offer the following additional reasons:
Because the church won't come ty
Because the missus goes* there.
Because they want to smoke.
Because they are not allowed to show
their new hats.
Because they cannot stand a. man having all the conversation to himself.
Because they want exercise.
Because they want rest.
Because it reminds them of their wedding-day."
How did She Know?.
Ropy Milk.
Concerning the trorri'c, which iv
caused by an outside germ wlrch g:trJ
into the milk after it is drawn, Proi^i
Farrington recommends the follow**'
ing :���
The best wayto overcome this trouble is to carefully wash the cow's uilJer
and brush her legs.^aftcrwards drying
both with a clean to,we!; then the n--.'leer should wash ha-hands, thor.-rn t:ly
steam the pail iato'which he milks, ..:id.
after throwing away thc first s-.r*.: -irs-
of milk drawn, milk the cow with dry-
hands into this clean pail. The ruille--
should be protected as carefu'Ty as
possible from dust and. then strainrcl
into the cans in which it is to- he-
transported or in which it ���-- - ��� ���'������r
cream  risjng.      The    st'ra .-: ,
carrying cans and separat... -   ��
used, should be ghren an ex   a . 1.
and scalding in order to    ���-.���*���.:   .   ,1:1.-**
of these germs   which  hay*.-."������.--i  ��� :e
cause  of  the  ropy niiTk i-
no doubt that this trouble . .^., ... ..-
ercome in this way, anl ..the. succcsr.-
one has in doing it will depend entirely on how carefully he --rotc-ti the-
milk from the germs, wrri-.li iiiiist }jer-
into the milk after' it is drav. :i frvnic
the cow.
Mrs. Tbmkins���Yes, my , dear, Mi>.
Jorkins Is verj; badly bred. I passed
her yesterday in tho street, and ibe
turned round and looked after me fou?
timoL'~^^~y:--C^--'^~;r-'rrv���_~ "' "
Not Transparent.
Lawyer Bullyrag���-Sir, you have 6tateu
under oath that this man had the appearance of a gentleman. Will you Dc
good enough to tell the jury how Jn
gentleman looks, in your estimation?
Witness���Well���cr���a gentleman look*
���*.r���^._.'.���_:._-.'   .��� ;:_.!_-��� iJ"^-:;.,T
JLawycr Bullyrag���I don't want any of
your "ers," sir; and remember that you
are under on th. Can you see in this
court room any person that looks like a
Witness (with sudden asperity)���1
could if you would stand out of the way
You're not transparent.
.J--'   Cures For Ivy Poison.
Carbonate   of soda dissolved in hot-.
water, making a very strong -nliitimv
will frequently cure at once :;' it   'aa
be applied at the   .very carire-t syr-ip-*'
torn of poisoningj      Salt  :n hct v. *���*.��.���
will sometimes relieve wT-.cn soda (To^s
not.     Other simple coin try cere*;  ���*.��������_
a strong lye made iron*.   .\oon  as!. :>;
sassafras tea, made as strong as possible,   and   lime   water.     A   dccnr-rV ���"
remedy is a solution oi sugar of It-id:,
mixed with opium in (-i)iial. qnautit'erj.
Water as hot as can hc borne aftor iir-
relief from the terrible <:-h:n-.;
Another lotion is mail*. -
ate* of'zinc one-hali or**, c
and glycerine each tv. ��� ~
excessive poison : use a ; *."
boiling yellow dock - c
Where there is _abr��5:;:i
and the poison is sprc..*.,; ���
discharge, use a lotion ;���..((*!
the stalks and leave; oi
berry bushes in water. U;e t-Tii's .'visa'
to bathe tfje afffceted .���--'.*;; i: is ar
sure remedy. Never r_j; |l*e h-iuid^
cloths or salve^a stilor.c ;,m.\" a* tfi.it
onlv ten'ds to sprea'6 th: pcJ ^n ; ust-.
fresh cloths and destroy tlie cthers*.--
Washing in strong salt wj"*r aiier- exposure to the ivy is a j--cvcnliv*^! vri^-.
"c  hv
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An Eccentric Man's Funeral
���  ��� .^      Sudden Death.    .    --*1
I  am  frequently 'asked   to   cxplaiir
mysterious  cases of sire: "en death oc- -
curring  in   the  poultry  yard,  and    in--."'
the majority of cases thc inquirers have:*;
a suspicion of foul play;     It very, rare- *
Jy happens, however, th.it thc    post-'
mortem  examination reveals  any rca*--'
son for this suspicion; arrd it is curioorT -
how surprised some pco: !e arc to Icarrsv-
that sudden  death is a Very "com-no**''
incident among poultry.      Yet it is 1*5"
���domestic poultry arc  very prone tor.
heart trouble, but thnt is not thc catmt
with wild birds.      It very rarely hap���
pens   that   a  wild   bird   (Tics   suiiJeiUy.
What  is   the   reason   of   this *
  .  _ reason   of   this?    Is   t-p
The will of  Captain" W.  K._>fortoi*j_!*P**. t6,.*>,e..^*Wld, �����-ll*'<-  '���"-��  0-:g wM_
Louisv)'I!e*rcccc-rim un��ex more  natura.  coujr
cd proprietor, who died recently" at Cor* I ?*,,ons_ t*?*"?   *****>*ncstic   poultry--never"*
onirdo Beach, contains a chirxsein which
the deceased made these provisions for
I was fearfully excited, so muuh so
that my heart beats were louder tlr.in
usual, and how I ached with sympathy
when her littlo mites of hands could
scarcely lock the door of my co*-*?, th.ry
were trembling so! But she did il, anil
slipped the key in within the bodice of
her dressing-gown.
Just a few moments nfter we could
hear the thief's footsteps returning. He
evidently was going to make his exit'by
a small window just behind tho stnir*
cibc, and probably planned throwingth*
booty out and then making away with,
it. But if ever a man hnd mistaken his
vocation, he hnd, for hc hadn't the pluck
of a. mouse in him.
On hearing him returning, she crept
behind me. All her courage must have
left her, for sho just sank down, and I
could hear her poor teeth chatterirrg,
My size and the darkness pretty effectually hid her small figure. Anyway, the;
tvhilom burglar (I could not catch a
glimpse of his face, for his back was to
mo all the time) made direct for that
precious coffee-pot and all the other bits
bf silver that were so dear to my old
mistresses.    He hnd a blnck baize bf>g
his funeral, and which is quite as eccentric as that of the late ,S. ���!. Major of
Ottawa: "That iio' service's of a religious
character be held; that a special train
of Pullmans be chartered to take his remains from I.-ouffivillc���'where he has for
so long been buried alive'���to Cincinnati!
that the buffets of the cars be well
stocked with good things to eat and
drink, in order that his friends do not
tbirat or hunger; that while the remains
are being cremated at Cincinnati an orchestra render a programme of popular
and select music." The programme is attached to the will, and it is stipulated
thatyvhen an intermission is reached the
friends ask the orchestra to join them
"in drinking my bon voyage."
The Playful Czar.
London "Truth."
I do not know whether���as stated by a
medical journal���Peter  the  Great  first
made Spa. a fashionable resort. But what
I do know is that when his Czarisb ifa-
je3ty���as ho was then termed���frequented a watering-place in order to benefit
his  health,   his   habits  were     peculiar.
When lie visited JXfarienbad ort Carlsbad
(I think it was Carlsbad), his doctor recommended him to take three glasses of
water on rising.   The next day, on calling upon him, he found Peter with three
water barrels before him.    He had got
through the first and was attacking tbe
second, but he complained that hc was
already feeling somewhat uncomfortable.
The doetor assured him that ho had recommended three glasses nnd not three
barrels.   In order to twoid such mistakes
iu future,  Peter  took up a pistol  and
shot him through the head.
iuuing me a irreourue om cnaiie; ooi. ,.,   , .   -       - ��� -
About two months later we decMcd tc   witl1 ,,lra- * noticed, and probably thoro       Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head  Disinfectacl
Jjive a dinner party-and to give it in   ?*\*���nf.edeTftewaiting outside. When   -Soap Powder is better than oilier nmvrl.*.-
l^foon-LUtey .had ba��.rtur1t...Uiw4* hi   as it is both soap end dfci-.r-.cu.-.i.    ^
overcrowded,   and   coii-seii'icntiy   never
under an unhealthy condr kri    f body
���arc  r"-t subject to    the    conditionr"
which ifve  rise ��� to   ca^es    of siiddctr
There  are  two  prr'nei-..*!!   cr.n.cs    of
sudden death in poultry: the one apoplexy���effusion of bloo.i on the brain;-.
thc  other syncope���fata!   fainting���the;
seat of which  is,  of course,    in    the
heart.  Both  these, especially    the former,  can  be  induced  by  over-feeding,.
A  bird   becomes  inordinately   fat,   ifl
Jr'vcr  does  not  act  pr**-)*c,-!y.    and  its
blood becomes sluggis.':.      ijudden ex
citcment  or  a   generally   overwrought
condition of the system" causes, one ot
the tiny vessels  to give  way    in  the
brain, and paralysis  sets  in.     A case
of apoplexy  should  always   be  distinguished  from  one  of syncope by the
paralyzed state of thc bird for    some,
time   before it  dies,  the    head  being
often twisted round, the bird blinking. ;
its  eyes  ai  though  it could    see but.
could not see straight.     On   the other*"
hand,     syncope���fatal    fainting���is   m-
mattcr of a few moments.     The birtf
is apparently weH, but after some mar
usual  piece of exertion it  falls down
and is dead before it can be picked up.
There is practically no cure for cither
of these troubles; thc one is too sudden      altogether, and    thc other���the-
brain   trouble,   apoplex.i ���is   likely  to*
recur.     Often a bird wiil have an apoplectic seizure, and wil! slowlv recover, but until it il -very carefufly looked  after  and  never  allowed   to   overfeed itself, the trouble  is sure to recur.    I   always   advise    fanciers, when
they have had a case or two of sudden   death   among  their   poultry,    to
take it as a warning and  reduce    the
food    allowance   end    treat    them, afi
though  they had liver  complaint���fay
saline   aperients   and   by  giving  thenr*
some work to dotP earn their living'.
This is always safe, and its adoption *r
time wfll  often prevent more jerio-**-*-*-
trouble.���W. M. ftce-nan in 'Fattp ���****���***���**���
Home (Eng). ,    .... Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  TlIl.*II.**l.*.*.Y,    XoVKMl-.Kii   11',   ]!)!).'{.  THE   CABINET FILLED  of wlrat is generally ti-rini'il the  lialairci' of trade. Ullici.il statistics  disprove lim assert ion that exports  and imports rise or fall toifethor arrd,  for the lirst lime, the llritish electorate  is clt'tirly shown tiie fallaey of another  rule, sound inies falsely atlrilinted to  Premier- Mi-llr-ide .inri.Hinced Ure (*,,|..|.,,. : -T.-rke c.ire ol'yorrr-imports  corrriiletiorr of Iris cal.inct  last.   Ki-i.lay.    .,,..- your exports   will   take   care   of  tlrelirselvi'S. I  JfCS  LE3 \ .  Barristers, Solicitors, .Ktc.  itcvelstoke, 11. C.  J. M.Scott,ll.A.,I,L.l!.   W.de IT. lc Maistre, M.-*'  Hon.   1-'. .1. Kirlton.  .in   .ii'(|iiisitioii   to  The new minister-.  K. C, is certainly  the stiongth of the Government mid  tire other' changes rii.iilc will meet with  the a|>]irov.il of the Province. As we  invdictod some time ago I loir. Charles  Wilson becomes Atl(>riii.*y-l'oii('i*al. a  position which even his political  opponents admit lie will fill with  honour to himself and tire Crown.  JMr. McBride, a.s  wo stated  uroliths  ago would lie the case, has returned to  liis former de-'artnrent, that of Mines.  His tenure of that oflice in   tire  Ditns-  innir   cabinet    was   marked    hy  distinguished ability and we aie assured  that he will lose no time in placing tiro  mining   laws   on   a   .satisfactory  nnd  intelligent basis.     XVe. referred to this I  matter at length in our last issue. True  to his pledge to reduce expenditure he  has taken upon himself, also, the duties  of Provincial Secretary* and thus saves  the taxpayers $ 1,000 per annum.  Hon. R. F. Green, as Chief Coin missioner, has no easy*, task before hirrr,  hut .we believe that the business  acumen he has displayed in his private  nffair-s will enable him to condirct the  great spending department in ii capable manner. If he can only get his  somewhat fossilised subordinates to  attend to business promptly he will  deserve well of the Province.  ilon.'Ji. G. Tatlow- has every requisite to make a successful Minister ol"  JFiriarice. Accustomed lo deal with  huge sums of money, and the trusted  agent of several fiiianoial.corpoi'.-itions,  it is only reasonable tb.suppose that he  ���������'���������will guard the "public., treasury and  disburse tire income of British Columbia in a conservative, business-like)  way.  Taken rill  irr  ali,   the   Cabinet   is a  strong and capable one.      It will have  the respect of the business coiiiiiiunity  and,   while   not   inclined   to    be   too  radical, will nob hesitate in tiiking iiny  steps forward that will hc for the good  of all classes alike,    There  will   he iro  shilly-shaJlyiirg   on     the     Mongolian  question.' Our rights will be demanded  we   believe" with  success.    Possessing  the confidence of the   people   it  will  meet   the   Legislature   with   a    good  working majority and,  for the  next  four years at least, we will have at the  head of affairs the most capable cabinet   that: British   Columbia   has yet |  seen.  Another'   interesting   table  shows  authorities to be in a fail-way to  become ,-t paying   urine   and   we   feel   '  B T E MA.STRE it SCOTT,  assured the shareholders will  advance   ���������**- ���������  the stun necessary to meet the Syndicate's liabilities .-md enable a fair test  to he made of the property  The    unwarrantable     expenditures | HAKVKV* M*CAn*i'E** I'lNKIIA.M  made by the first malinger caused the  syndicate to become crippled financially but und**!-Judge J.   H.   Curtis   and  later- l-Y.-iiik I Hack well operations wcre  that Groat lh*itni>. must, in the future,   earned or. with due regard to economy  look lo her- colonies for expansion   of  ai.iUhe short, mill runs  made  showed  lliirrlsters. Solicitors, Et".  Solicitors for lrni.eilal lliink- of Canada.  foni|.iinv funds lu loan ntH |.er cent.  FinsT sfriKET. Uevelsroke 11. d.  SOCIETIES.  ex port, trade.      While fni- 11 years ex  ports   to   foreign   countries   have remained    stationary   those   to     other  portions ol* the ICmpiie have increased  20 per cent nnd lo   the   self-governing  colonies -Iii per cent.      Facts liko these  ar-o somewhat new to   British renders   fut.uri  who,     unfortunately,      have      until   payei  recently   taken   very    little   note   of  colonial nlVaii'S.     Now thoy are being  spread    broadcast   over   the   mother  country wo hope,   and   fully   believe.  Unit education in Imperial all'.'iirs will  cause a large majority   ultimately   to  rally   round   the   banner   of  tho late  Colonial .Seoi-etiii'y.  that the gold is theic and in satisfactory quantities. Wo hope that the  reconstruction scheme will Ik; successful as thoro is no douht. tliat the  properly is valuable and. under competent management, worrld in the near  become    a   steady    dividend  NOTE AND C0313IENT.  *>->9(������seaeoo*e������(  ���������ocoeoecoeae  o id  a  i si~:  FOR   MAKI-Xt;  THE BEST BREAD  IN THE C9TY  CAKES, CONKKCTIONERY,  PIES, COOKIES. IT'I'C.  SIBBALD &  _A GJ-TE.TEjT'TrS   JFC-JR,  leal Estate  FINANCIAL-);  m  m  m  m  : A. E.   BENNISON*,    2  * Miu-keii/.le Avenue. ci  a a  99O************t>*������*e*O**90  ��������� '���������>.\t, Km* *������������������ \ i  ���������ii '*.!!������  ffjp~   I-. I'. I!. TOWNPITE,  EOF-    MAI'.A TOWNSITK.  &igr-    liKUIiAI'I' TOU'iNSri'E.  /2������***-    CA.MHOKNK TOWNSITE  Cidi'i'ln I'critutiieiir ,t Weslerii  Ciiiiiiilii MurtKiiKv CiiriHii'iiilon.  :.:.Mieil Investment titi.l l.ouri Compiiny.  *ui: l*'ii'(... Ciilutluiil'tn |*lre.  A tins Klre.  MAJORITIES.  The Vancouver "World" in a recent issue had the following to say:  '���������Ke.velstoke's dvenm of a big'-'ice  rink has heen ended hy public in-  diireience to the scheme."  May we ho permitted to point out  that Revelstoke has tho finest rink irr  the Province and has had for several  years. When the "World" wants to  yet a skate on let. him eoirro here.  Red  Rose Degree meets second und fourth  Tuesday** ofeaeli  month; White Hose Douree  meets third Tuesday of eneh quarter, In Oddfellows Hull.  ViHltine brethren welcome  T. H. I1AKER, II. COOKE,  ���������'resident. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .Regular meetings are  held in tile*  Oddfellow's Hall nn the Third Friday of each month, nt S p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren eon'ilallv invited  ED. A DA Ul, W.M  W. JOHNSTON, Rec.-See.  B  ?  In  it  m  ^>^'^i-W>^^W>^!^>!&)l^'%  M&F* UNION -^sgr  Cigar   Factory  RKVELSTOKE,   B.C.  'S$  I.an I-'ire.   .M.-reiiririle l-ire.     Northern Kire.       xrs\  li.ci fire.   TMiiucliL'ster l*'lre.   (.'real West J.Ifc    il&yj  .(���������id.flH   1111(1   (illiiritllU'O.     (���������lil.ICikTHlli.il 1.1 to   /ft**  .'x'viiluni Assurance i,'o. i.'oirrieelleiu I-'ire t^l  .iOUSICS FOR SALE AND KENT. <^>  VANCINCJ. (P  m  &'B%B%������M^!B������)Mi&M  The "Mail" considers the crow  honnty scandalous. Of courso our  contemporary prefers sable scavengers  to sone; birds.    AVe don't.  This is what the St.   Paul   "Pioneer 1  Press" has to say about   the   Alaskan-I  'Yes my darling' daughter;  ���������Hfinpf your clothes on the homul'ry  line,  "But don't go near the water.  The lot of the honest legislator is,  and always has been, very hard. A  fetish has boon sob up, and is almost  universally worshipped, thai; the will  of the majority must bo dono. ��������� To  those who think this is wrong in  principle and often limes proves disastrous in   action.     Herbert  Spencer'  award:  realized this very   clearly   in    ".Social       ''JY"^T?!'..U.,'l.y 1>'������ ������\lt to. s'vim?  Statics" when ho snid:  "Of the many political superstitions,  none is so widely -cli If used as the notion  that* majorities are omnipotent."  "We deny the right of a majority  to rob. If great violations aro wrong,  so also arc smaller ones. If the will of  the many,cannot supersede tins lirst  principle of majority irr those cases,  I neither can it in any."  Again, in an essay   on   "The   Great I  Superstition" lie enlarges on lire  same  subject:  ���������"The groat political  superstition  of  the past was the. divine right of kings.  The groat political superstition of   the  present is the  divine  right  of  parliaments.    The oil   of   ((iioirrting   seems  unawares to  have  dripped   from   the  head of the one to   the   heads   of   tin  many,   and given sacrodiress to ther  also and to their1 decrees.*. The  frind.t-  lental assumption made by legislators  Three rrron were killed and several  seriously injurud during the annual  automobile hill climbing contest near'  Paris 011 Saturday. Tlrey could have  committed suicide easier riding down  hill.  |\ Gold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  ffi-i   No. 26, Revelstoke, B.C.,  MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY  ill Oddfellows' Hall at S  o'clock. Visiliug Knights tire  cordially invited.  Q    fill. COOKE, IC.of R. .VS.  H. A. BROW.*., Muster of Eirrauee.  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing1, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,   Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  W)  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL  and THE   UNION  ALL   GOODS   UNION   MADE  4*************(������****-l-****'I-***4-  ���������f  NEW GOODS  See Wilson's newly imported  stock oi" Wools for tho Fall  Trade.  One of tlio best and  commodious holds in the  City   Free 'Bus meets all trains.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street.  GET   YOUR    EYES   TESTED   FREE   OF   CHARGE.  EIGHT-DAY  CLOCKS  ever  Hy the use of tire electrophone the  London ".Mai!" had ;i verbatim ieport  of Oh.'Uirhei'Jriiii's Jiirriiirij^lrinri speech  on the streets of the metropolis, K'7  miles away, within half an hour nfter  its conclusion.  CORRESPONDENCE  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Alining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SPECIALTIES :  Kxarriiuation ami rc'im-ls on Mining  J-roiieixiu.s.  Specification   and  Cnri.sti-nction   n  Mining .M.-Lcliinui-y.  Mill   Tests   (������f  Ores and   Concentrate.-.  Bedford McNeill (���������(���������(Ier'*  COWAN Jil.OJIv, ltjveKtoke,   ll. C.  The   bcKl    assortment  kuiileil in Kevelstoke.  Look for the UNION LA15EL  on all g'tniieiits rrrrule by us.  ...M. A. WILSON,  CJrjulnatc nf AliteliolPs Scliuol  of CJar-  lnont* GuU-in#, Nen" York;  KstitMirshmeiit���������Next -Taylor    Jllouk.  I   j   J*. GUY BARBER,   -   .Jewelter. ���������Optician  *<.   ���������j*  *  .r^**.**.**-^**^^  ���������T'aiT***'*H-*****r-***(*i*-CTgp---^  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     Mb i TON.     SAUSAGE  FISH ARD GAME IN* SEASON.  "Miner" Methods.  O.umon.vK. B. C,   Nov. -Uh ���������1003.  Kdrrnr IlKii,\r.n :  Hiv:���������The last issue of the Cirri borne  .Miner-, published   by    II.   .S.   Wallace.  attempts to take the Herald  to t.-isk  with   reference   to   the   approximate  mil people alike, is   thnt   a   majority   monthly clean-up of the Eva mill, senl  has powers   which   have   no   bounds.   h>' il   correspondent,   arrd   estimate-:  .,.,   ���������. ,   . .... ....   @ !S*iO,000.'��������� The correspondent; faclrni.  What, we seek rs some higher warrant .'        . '  EMPIRE TARIFFS.  The campaign now being waged by  JMr. Chamberlain   in  Great Britain is  unique in   many   respects.     For   the  first time in the history, of the Empire  colonial statesmen are   heing   invito*  to   .-peak   on   old   country platforms  Upon a quest ion that, taken narrowly.  nfi"ect.s   Gieat   Jlritain   alone   hut    is  ^���������SirpTr^-wiTfi..   iTi   its   brnader    scope. | .|)](|  This   invitation   is   decidedly   a step  forward.      .Such   men   as  Sir* t 'harlc.-  Trrpper. ifoir. (i, K.  J-'o-ter- arrd   J Ion.  J.    Israel   Tarte   arc   entitled,     from  actual     experience,   to   speak     with  for the subordination of the minority  to majority than that arising from  ���������'nubility to resist physical coercion."  Burke, in his "Reflections on the  French Revolution," displays a similar  trend of thought:  "ft is said tbat twenty-four millions  ought to prevail over two hundred  thousand. True, if the constitution of  a kingdom be a problem iii'aritlimetic.  This sort of discourse does well enough  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  nay have been too optimistic in hi  approximation���������but Ire may also b .  pretty near the mark. However-, n-i  in camp would prefer to see the Miner,  instead of decrying correspondents  arrd everlastingly "booming" the  townsite of Which Wallace is also the  owner, use a little more space to the  mining   resources   of   the Fish River,  camp.      If   he   knows so much about f   the Eva then why does he not tell   u.*  just what the mill  run   will   approximate for the fii-st month.  Wallace   teils   how   th  WOOD  Woo U (or sale including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  ���������������������������.    ,*  All   orders left at W    M.  Lawrence's  will  receive prompr attention.  W. FL MING.  NOTICE.  ANIMALS  .....1^.;   (.ens    now   tne     I,  with lire lamp-post for its second,   but   donated   the   lurrrlier (T-) for  tl  Public  notice is  given that the Big  townsite   Bend Lumber Company '.Limited have  to uifii who may reason  calmly   it   i>  ridiculous.    The will of lire marry and  llieii'^iutet!i=U!ii!!s-tA;e!iy^:*.!'t4?n**-v!i  ���������real will be the difference  authority on thoiiiu'stiori of protection  for home industries and the clfcct of a  prcfeientiiil tarilf and wc believe  great good, from arr educational  strmdpoint. will result from their  efforts.  XVe   are   in a   position to slateHhnt  a siruilar course wa.s   recommended to  Sir   "Wilfrid    Laurier   prior*     to     the  Colonial Conference of 1002.        It was  pointed out to him that the   result   of  the deliberations of the Premier's from  Britain lieyon.1 the seas, to lie effect ive.  ���������would probably requir*!*   amendments  in the iisc.1l policy  of   Great   Britain,  and   that   authoritative     statements  from the Colonial leaders in a series of  meetings in the large   cities   ofCirea!  Britain would create great interest  irr  the subjects   discussed   and probably  form   the   genesis   of   a   revulsion ol  public opinion.      This   srrggestiorr .Sii  "Wilfrid   Laurier   evidently    did   not  believe     worthy    of     consideration.  XVe nve glad to see. however, Ihat Mr'.  Chamberlain   has    called   upon     l,I  when  ihey make arr evil choice."  These statements are self apparent,  but as there is in, chance that fn tin  near future the ballot system will hi  altered the i|iiestion arises, -What i*  best to do5-" The so-called representative system represents only the  counting of votes, noM.hubest thought,  of Ihe nation. One man rimy bo more  competent than twenty others, but his  side  walks (?) Mighty generous to give i  few shakes. And right here may f  a^J-^Ji'hyjnJdjimde-rj^  work and make some i-o.id;,-:-     Surely j "-���������''��������������������������������������������� ������-' ke<*P'ng ���������'��������� possession any logs  if anything is   needed   heie  it is roa.l j| bearing any of said marks:  improvements     and      the     lownsifi  adopted the below mentioned limber  marks for logs belonging to them and  allLlKt'.'gQ'Js:'j*''(j.w-(i'netl agairiHtdealiiig,  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh uml Cnniplut-o Lino of GrfiL'erk'.s.  Jas. I. Woodro;^  LOQUENCE  Ex-Speaker Thoiri'as B. Reed's Splendid Library of tlte Best After-Dinner Speeches, Classic  and Popular-Jjc.tiires, J'ametts Addresses, Reminiscence, Repartee, Anecdote, Illustration,  and Storyi-iitiiten handsome volumes, illustrated by fine photogravures and color plates.  wrieis could expend n little money to  ptolllable advantage, mid I krrow no  reader of the Miner' would have th,*  slightest objection lo it's telling us of  the "vastanioniit. of money expended."  And further local correspondents  worrld doubtless Ici, this to the world.  However', all Wallace appears j  capable of doing in his little sheet, is j  rn boost, the townsite al. the expense [  >f the mining   industry.      Kditoiiallv  * 8. B*. L Co. AJ  235  Dried at  Arrowhead. Aug. 28, IW,}..  THE BIC BEND LUMBER  CO.  THEO.  LUDCATI  .   , .  -  ���������*>   "'"��������� "���������<)���������      -.������1 tonaiiv  jiidgment may be overpowered by the   he throws a. slur on   the   integrety   df  '        ' " " ���������*������������������������ management of the few companies  operating in this .-amp. Altogether  iie has brought: down on his shallow  bruin pan the disapproval of both  Illinois and citizens, over his coarse  attempt to belittle the ' HBrwr-ti'a  correspondent, who has at all times  endeavored to correctly report the  mining situation here, which readers  of the Miner are free to admit Wallace  has passed up in his endeavor to  I "boom" tho townsite for his own  pecuniary benefit.  He says "the plain truth is good  enough." Mr. Wallace had better  stick to this piece of sage advice the  next timo be visits Rossland.  Trusting   you   will   find   spueo   for  flu's.  Faithfully.  A .SirnscKiiiKii,  [N. li.     We did not intend noticing  r.lre. "MinerV break as on the  fnee   of  it the allegation of "fake,  despatches  untrue.      If  the.   "Miner"  reads its  ignorant majority. Our duty ther  lore is plain. We have been given tin  franchise; let us strive l.o deserve it  Prejudice should not prevail again-.!  judgement. Kadi of nn, to do his full  duty a.s a. cilizen, shotil^-^arnesl.ly  study matters of public interesTHi-ilTore  marking his ballot. Our vo|jMg|horil()  be the outward sign of hnnc^jl co-ii*  vict.iorr after- careful considei'fiifttin. fn  tin's v.*av the   majority   would.-^it   all  " - r ti  events bo   honest,  stances right.  A FEW.OF THE MANY CONTRIBUTORS!  ���������h   :iT*valn  .Tlico'tor*, Roosevelt Sir Henry Irvlri<*  ������ diaries Dudley Warner    JnhHt'ryiiiiail  ioseph Chamberlain  InrKiTwain  John Morley                       Clinrlcs Francis Adams    Joint M.Allen John B. Cordon  .-���������William U, C.ladsrone         Ucnry Ward needier        Clialmcey M. Depew       Oliver WciidcH lloltn  ** '-*    * rose3!iI(-r.in.i,.. tv 1-.. ........  - ���������   --  Champ Clark  Kussell H.Comvelr  -   Andrew Lati*;  Canon Karrar  Retail Dealer in��������� ...-���������.'���������'< '        .  .  Beef/Pork/'  Mtition, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  '.: '      All ordeni promptly filled.  Jaseplt II. a-oatc Wuiuletl Pliilllns  _  George WJllInin Curtis      Henry W. Grady  William Cullen Bryant       John I.. SnalddiK jouathp- v  "-''  Lyman Ahtiott                     Ililwanl hutfl-titon      _ ^Rob-art  ,RobcfLG.--In*;er5o!l-^^-^^-l.-&riiI B-raconsficId-^ Horace . ������..*.  John 11. Goiijjh                     Josh IMlHn-.'* Artemul Ward  "'--���������- '   -                        William M. Svftrts Newell Dwlk'lit lUllll  Jol.ii Jtay ��������� Grover Cleveland  ���������Jver'.. ^..-.*...  Wu Ting Fane  Hamilton Wright Mtble  .. ,.u.,.,,.,      Jofeph JeiTersoti  .BurdeHo^^^^ArthurJ.Balfoiij^^^^  Charles A. Dana  {ohn Ruck in  Jcnry M. Stanley  Selll Low  <it.  UNION HOTEL  FIRST   CLASS   $2   PER   DAY  HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Cigars.  nnd,   in   rrrtisl,   iir*  FISH RIVER.  J. LAUQHTON, Prop.  Kir-Hl,  .Strnnt.  1 PEUEW-HARVEY, 1  $> BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining* Engineers  and Assaycrs,  JTsrnMI.-ilied 1S90  t������   VANCOUVKH, Jj.c  Tr:*t< triiidc 111> to 2,11001bsr.  A Hpcclidty (iirclc ot vlievkini* Smelter  Itis s;iti-*f,*i(;tory tn note tliiitriKclicnir  I hns Ircon iiddptorl    wiierisliy   wyrk   nn  II .hu priiporl ids   uf   thn   iVrirthlCosttrrii  Empire's   st.-ttesmen   In   ;i.s.sist him in I Dovirlopimrnt Syndioiito will   nrHilinlilv ,     ,  I ' ���������* '.���������,.-. .iiiu,-ui%       ii    lik-'.      (wirier     |.(;,'i(ls ||..*  his Itnperi.-i! campaign. I i> resinni-d. Tlio Cold Finch, oni ivliich    :xt:hn.ngii������ it would   sire,   that   siniiliu  lire   broad.shcL-l.s'   We   nirlilish    this   rr lurL'rr riiiioiint   of   duvolopmc.rjl;*   IrnsJ'-1"   I .'���������*     -. - I -rirr.  yreek ileal conclusively with the fallacy | hei-n done, i.s admitted   hy coiillicteril.' |.;(|.]  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords,  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  %  AS8AY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  ������ UNDERTAKEN.  0  ���������5    ���������  (i)     I'lllpK. fji  (i)      fli������rri|������I(i.*i frum llii* Irrtorlor l,y mull or   ������  0   Kxj.rc*!*! (,r(������(iii,tly nituiKloiI t(,. 0  % VANCOUVER, D. C. %  forinatictti  was  given   hy  |,he same  (irrespondent   to   tho    coast  iiariers I  I     i <I       x   o^ ���������������������  '   'J. Albert Stone   ���������   Prop  IMPROVE  YOUR  CHANGES  in the Ciiirrirrci'oial world hy Irikinr,' u  complete course in Isaac ' fit'iiKin'si  Slioi-lhand. Shoi'thand cnnnol he successfully tariL'ht hy nrail. I offer- von  personal and practical instruction at  nry Kvi>iijnjr Classes which conrrnerrce  on Novernher 2nd S-rrrDKN-rs Piie-  J'AltKI) nut TriK Civil. Skhvick. Foi-  I'lirther particnlais apply to  WALTER MUNRO,  Revelstoke, B. O  ^Modern Eloquence" as a Guide to Success  EVERY young mnn want's to succeed. Mow ? Obviously the way to learn is to  study tire methods uf men who have succeeded.  Guides to success are ninny. Whnt do tlrey sny ? Be honest. Tell the truth.  Work hard. Save money. Oo $20 worth of work for wages of $$. Such advice  is good, no doubt, ns far as it goes,���������-but is not something more needed?  Did these methods alone muke IIillis, nnd Bok, nnd Reed, and Carnegie,  nnd Curtis, successful ?  Young irrerr nre not fools. Tlrey see thnt there is a secret of success, and  thnt it is more than honesty nnd hard work, else every honest hard worker  would lie successful.  The secret lies in controlling the minds of men. How to make others believe  you, trust you, nnd do what you wish,���������this is what you must learn. To be sure,  few will learn it but those who also work hard and tell the truth. These come  first,���������but tliey are not all.  As n fiuide to the highest success, "Modern Eloquence" has no rival. Itis  a. splendid series of object-lessons by masters iii the art of influencing men's minds.  And the success aimed nt is far more than mere money success. Fame, power, honor,  thc gratitude and love of generations to come,���������these are the rewards which have  spurred to such efforts lire 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 l*'ield.  In Journalism, Dana, Halstead, Watterson, McClure, McKelway, and  Whitelaw Reid.  In Politics, Cleveland and Harrison, Blaine and Conkling, Sumner  nnd Seward j we listen to the eloquence of Gladstone, then to that of bis ffi  great rival, Disraeli. /���������*������������������/  In Literature, we have lhe best thoughts of Dickens and Thack-   /^'/tviool  cray, in contrast with tire more modem humor of Howells and Majk /"*"/  Twain; or Carlyle, 1'roude, and Morley spenk to us from across the f^f   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. ///          -j,    ��������������������������� ��������� ���������it *��������� ..*-*...-_., .11,li j^cw vvarrace.  Among great Lducators arc Eliot, Gilman, and Hadley,  Amonc crcat .������-Tri^ii/i=#*c    1 j....i���������...__, -n ' , .. "���������**'**y.  To John D. Morris  ���������od Compfloy  ,      1201 Chntnut Slrret  *'/ rhiisdciphis  ���������*// CENTLBMEN: Rcferrinirto  A, / your atlvertisemcnt of Hon.  Thomas B. Reed's Library ol  Modern  Eloquence " la  Kevelstoke  u ������������������..������... ...vi until, vriiiuau, ana iiadl  Among great Scientists, Huxley and Tyndall, Her  bert Spencer and Agassi*!.  Among successful men of Business are Carnegie  and Depew, IT. W. Bok and Cyrus W. Field.    Presi-   . ���������  dent Eliot's address on the " Uses of Education for //  Business," anrl Gladstone's " Modern Training for ///       _  Life," arc guides for lire beginner to leam by /������}���������/' should be pleased to receive port-  heart:   and  Bok's lecture on  "The  Keys to   /���������J//arte of sample paces, photogravures,  c it ���������       e .**. .     .        .....:..,.! ....!..1 ,,.      / **f-/and chromadc pla(es;alsolull pari cu-  Successes of the greatest pracucal_%alue to   /    /,arsJegardin?bindin������,;Priccs.tcr!n������.etc.  /Of   Name, -���������...*������,���������������  **��������� / Occupation ,   ��������� j   /     /Street  ������..,....������*..-...������.......--..,.������1,w.  Publishers Philadelphia   /   / city and state.   every young mnn ambitious to succeed.  John D. Morris and Company i  /  '    o  Text of the Broadsheets now  Flooding Great Britain to  Further Chamberlain's Tariff  Reform Campaign.  Tho author of the series of hroad-  rslieets now being rr->rinted hy the  THliRALD i.s Mr. C. A. Vince, of Bir-  liringharn, n quiet, unassuming, middle-aged gentloniun who liius followed  Mr. ChanilK-rliiin's career since ho wns  the rndical mayor of that big midland  city. Of a peeuliiircnst of countenance,  with somewhat a suggestion of Mr.  Pickwick's in his demeanour, he hardly appears to he the nian who is  engineering the printed part of ilr.  Cliariiberlain'.s campaign. Mr. Vince's  family, with that of the Dales, hold  Nonconformist opinion in the hollow  of their hand and ..are gradually turning it towards the light of preferential  tariffs. Below are two more of these  interesting publications.  NO. 5.���������THE    DECAY    OF    OUR EXPORT  TRADE  IN*  arA-VUFACTUHED GOODS.  o  The total value of the manufactured  goods exported from the United Kingdom in the  vears 1SS3, 1890, and 1901  nrilfs of the Colonies hy reciprocatin (  this policy, and   hy   protecting  therrr  against retaliation hy Foreign Powers.  AN INSTKUCTIVE COJIl-Altl.SOX.  Mr. ('h.-uritierl.'iiir's proposal is heing  resisted on the ground that it is contrary to our established luihit of Free  Trade���������or rather of free imports.  This objection raises a i|irestion upon  which au interesting light i.s thrown  hy the following comparison of the  rate of increase of export trade in the  United Kingdom, urrder onesided Free  Trade, with that of tiermimy and the  United States, under a protective  system. ,  EXPORTS OK DOMESTIC PRODUCE.  United  Kingdom. Germany.  XIIOII.UOO.UOO     jtKMI.lH-O.OOO        a-.-j.HOo.ijeo  M.OOO.OI'U  181X1  lOW) '.'Stl.'UUO.lKK)  lncrenso, 20,000,1X10  Increase- i  I     ���������Hi  per cent )  3.!},'  United  States.  ������l*li,UOU,000  iSli.UOO.OdO  IIU.OOU.IUI)  G2* 4  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days after date  I intent) tn ninkeappltctitiun tu the Chief crmimis-  si.iru.r of Larrds niul Works for a special licence to  cirt arrd cairy uwuy timher from the following  descrihed lands situate in Kootenay district:  1. Coliniielicii)*; at a post marked *'.I. Agnew's  south west, corner post," on the north hank of  Canoe river, ahout nine miles ahove Olacier creek,  ridmine north SO chaius, theuce east SO chains,  theuce soutii SOchaius, therrce west SO chains to  point of commencement.  -2. Commencing at a post marked "J. Agnew's  norrh east corner post," jilanted on the north hank  of Canoe river, nhout nine miles ahove Glacier  creek, running south SO chains, thence west 80  chains, th..nee north SO chains, thence cast SO  chains to point of ciiuiiiienceiiiuiil.  Dated this Sent. ISth, 1IXI3.  .1. AKNKW.  NOTICK.  (lays after  npnlicatloii to tire Chief  ������215,000,000  230,090,000  222,000,000  i-53,000,000  63,000,000  03,000,000  was:  Inl8S3  In ISM  In 1001  The val  exported  from  the United States and  'rom Germany in the same years was:  UNITED  STATES GERMANY  -   3SS3       ������2S.000,600       ������ OS.000,000  J1S90 31,000,000 107,000,000  1001 SO.OOO.OOO 145,000.000  Thus the rases of   Increase or Decrease  per  cent,  of  the  export trade  (iir manufactures) of the three competing countries were :  Unitrtd Kingdom���������Decrease of 3Ap c.  United States���������Increase of 171 p.c.  Germany���������Increase of 851 p.e.  lt was a maxim  with  old-i'iwliioned  economists' that   imports aud exports  must rise and fall together, because  "We pay for imports with exports."  ���������Hence   the   rule,     sometimes  falsely  5"'attributed to  Cobden:    "Take care of  your   imports   and   your exports will  take care of themselves."  This maxim  may be "tested by coin-  paring the statistics- given above with  the following  statement of imports of  manufactured goods into the United  Kingdom:  18S3   .  1S90   .  1000   .  So we find that as imports rise exports-are falling.  Nevertheless, yon will often hear  this discredited maxim re-asserted by  those who prefer the theories of 60  years since to the. experience of today.  The same theory-loving politicians  and economists are opposing the suggestion of Preferential Tariffs, or  Reciprocity with the Colonies, on the  gi-ound that our commercial prosperity rests solely on free trade.  Germany and the United. States are  both highly protected countries. They  enter our market freely, but make us  pay in import duties for access to  theirs.  The statistics given above prove that  to say thc least, the advantage does  not lie altogether with one-sided free  trade against protection.  No. 0.���������KORErGN AND COLONIAL TRADE.  =^^Ch&followin<i*-tah!o**shows=l.he value  of exports of British and Irish produce,  excluding coal, bullion and specie, and  ships, to foreign countries and to  British possessions in the two years  1801 and 100*2:  1801 1002  Exports -ii ���������*���������*���������  Foreign countries 115,(175,000 115,550,000  JBi-itisTi poss. 83,Q-21,000105,00(1,000  Total       ������229,590,000 251,210,000  For the self-governing Colonies alone  the statistics are:  1801      ..'.-.-       ������-10,151,000  v. 1902      ". . 58,079.000  Thus the export trade to Foreign  countries remained stationary, while  that to the British possessions (including India) increased by ������21,772,000, or  20 per cent. Taking the self-governing  Colonies alone, the increase was  ������18.225,000, or 15 per cent.  This increase is partly due to the  system of preferential tarilfs instituted  by Canada.  In July, 1002. the Colonial Premiers,  at the Conference in London, passed  unanimously resolutions:  (1) Recognising that the principle of  preferential trade between the United  Kingdom and His Majesty's dominions  beyond tho seas ivotild stimulate and  facilitate mutual commercial intercourse, and would strengthen the  Km pi re:  (2) Declaring it lo be desirable that  all thoColoniesshould give preferential  treatment to tho products and manufactures of the United Kingdom:  (3) Respect fully urging upon His  Majesty's Government the expediency  of granting in the United Kingdom  preferential treatment to the products  and manufactures of the Colonics.  Mr. Chamberlain^ proposal is, in  hriof, to  encourage   the   preferential  Four and a half per cent on  First Mortgage Loan.  If you have money out at two to  four per cent, write to the undersigned who can place your money so  it will net you fcur and one half per  cent on first-class city property where  the insurance on the iH'operty- will  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of the South are making  more money than the peoplo of, any  section of the union. Fruit growing  and truck farming pay large profits  because the farmer gets his products  into market six weeks earlier than the  farmer of any other section. Rice  growing, sugar cane growing and the    making   of  sugar,   cotton    growing  ue of niini.f.*.cture7rgoods[1''-iinSit<>  the   t-"���������������������-   I'vrge   returns,  <���������.   n.��������� iT..ifo,i ct.,(..= ,.,,.i 'and these crops are sure.  No droughts  to cause a failure. Where people are  making money is the place to loan for  sure and safe return of principal and  interest.  I give as reference lion. Walter  Clark, Chief Justice of Supreme Court  for North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C;  Sir. Josephus Daniels, 1-Tditor Daily  News iind Observer, the leading daily  in North Carolina, Raleigh: Mr. John  IT. Sharp, Treasurer Seaboard Air  Line Railway, Portsmouth, Va��������� and  Mr. E. IT. " Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript, Boston, Mass. If yon  want -any. information about the'  South, its lands, water powers, best  place to spend winter, etc., as well as  loaning money, write me antl 1 will  gladly reply. Address John ��������� T  Patrick, Pinebiuff, N. C:  Notice Is herehy given that thirtv  date I   intend tn rrrake  (.'ourrrrlssiorrer- of Lands and Works for a Kpecinl  licence to cut and carry away timlier from the  following descrihed lands situate in Kootenay  district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "F. McT.ean'.i  rrorth west cornel- post.' plarrted ahout seven miles  ahove Cllacier creek orr the rrorth liank of Canoe  river, miming .south SU chains, thence east SO  chains, thence north SU chains, theuce west 80  chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "F. McLean's  south west corner post," jilanted ahout seven  luiles ahove Olacier creek on the north hank of  Canoe rivor. I'linuin*,' norlh SO chains, thence east  Sll chains, theuce south SO chains, theuce west SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th Sept., 1003.  1*. McLEAN.  NOTICE.  Xotice is herehy p-iven tlrat thirty days after  date I intend to make ur-plicatiorr to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence to cut and cany away timher from the  followiiii; descrihed lauds situate hi Kootenay  district:  1.  Coiiiineiiciii*rafc a post marked "T. L. Ilaie-'s  ' " planted ahout five miles  north west corner post," .  ahove Olacier creek on the nortli hank of Canoe  river, running south SO chains, theuce east SO  -hains, thence north SO chains, tlience west SO  chains to point of commencement.  -2. Commencing nt a post rrrarked "T. L. Hunt's  south west, corner post, planted ahout five miles  ahove Glacier creek on the north hank of Canoe  river, running nortli 80 chains, thence east SO  eliains, Ihence south SO chains, thence werit 80  eliains to point of commencement.  Dated this Sept. 19th, 1903.  T. L. HART*.  Sale of Lands for Unpaid Delinquent Taxes in the Revelstoke  Assessment District,Province of  British Columbia.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that, on Monday, the Seventh Day of December A. D., 1903, at  the hour of twelve o'clock, noon, 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.  NOTICE.  Xotice is herehy (riven that thirty days after  date ������ intend ti make application to tile Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works foraspecial  licence to cut and carry away timher from the fol-  lowiu-r descrihed lauds situate in Kootenay (lis*  trict:  1. Commencing at apost marked "L. "Miller's  north east corner post," ahout seven niiles above  Glacier creek on tho north hank of Canoe river,  inniiiu^ south SO chains, thence west SO chains,  thence north SO chains, theirceeast SO chains to  point of commencement.  2. Comtuenciii'C at a post marked *'L. Miller's  south cast corner post," ahout seven miles ahove  Olacier creek on the iioith hank of Canoe river,  running north SO chains, theuce west SO chains,:  theuce south SO chains, theuce east SO chains to  point of commencement.  Dated this 17th day of September, 1903.  L. TM1LLKR  Name of Person Assessed.  Short Description of Property.  Col. No. 1  Delinquent  Taxes.  Taxes  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy e;iven that thirty days after  dale I intend to apply to the Chief (Joiumiasioiier  of Lauds iind Works for a special licence to cut  and cairy away timber from the following des,-  i-rihed hinds situalld iu tho Kamloops district :  Comment-inn* at n post marked '-.J*. A. Lewis  youtli-Wcst Corner Post," about, half a mile from  tlie north hauk of llarriere Itiver, and ahout one  mile east from Thompson Itiver, riiuuin-r north SO  chains, tlience ea^t SO chains, thence south SO  eliains. thence west Sll chains to point of commencement.  J. A. LKWiS.  Dated Oct. srilr, 3903.  NOTICE.  Re the E-itate of Richard Ramsay. Deceased  Take notice thnt all persons having any.  claim ajjalnst the Estate of thc laic Richard  Ramsay must sen.l in llieir claims duly verified to the undersigned on or before the 2Sth  day of November, A.D., 1903, and any person  owing any debt to the said Estate must pay  rhe same to the undersigned on or before the  above date.  Dated this 2Sth day ofOotobor, A.D., 1903.  LE MAISTKE & SCOTT.  Solicitors for thc Executors.  Address���������First Street. Revelstoke, B.C.  NOTICE.    *'  Xotice is herehy riven that thirty days after  dale I intend to make application to tlie t hief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands situate in Kootenay  district:  1. Commencing at a postmarked "N. Miller's  north east cornel* post," plant&d about live miles  above Olacier creek on the north bank of Canoe  river., running south SO chains, thence west SO  chains, thence north *S������) chains, thence east fall  chains to point of commencement.  2. Coinuioticinp: at a post market! I'E. Miller's  north west corner pest." planted on the north bank  of- Canoe river about nine miles above Glacier  creek, running sr.nl h SO chains, theuce east SO  chains, thence noith SO chains, tlience west 80  chaius to place of commeiicenient:  Dated this 19th September, 1903.  E. MILLER.  WANTED.  GOOD CARPENTERS  Experienced CarpentersandFraniers  for^iNIill=;\V<ir'k-*at=Ari"6wliead*r"iV.ddress  VV. .7. LUDGATE, Arrowhead.  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  Nortli    Oai-olina;    Pine  Bluff.  A Two-Cent Stamp  for  Booklet.  NOTICE.  fiven  y to tlie Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  anil carry away timber from the following described lands situate iu Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "M. Agnew's  soutli east corner post," planted on tho north bank  of Canoe river, about three iniles above Glacier  creek running north 80 chains, thence west SO  eliains, thence south SO chains, thence east 80  eliains to place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M. Agnew's  north east corner post," planted on the north  hank of Carroc river about three miles above  Glacier creek, running soutli SO chains, tlience  west 80 chains, tlience north SO chains, thence  east 80 chains to place of commencement.  Dated the 19th day of Sept., 1903.  Jl. AGXEW.  NOTICE.  Public notice is hereby given that the undersigned intend to apply under the provisions of the  '���������Tramway Company Incorporation Act" arrd  amending acts.for the incorporation of a company  with power to build, equip and operate a tramway  arrd to construct and equip nnd operate telephone  or telegraph lines Irr connection therewith, between  a point ou the north east arm of Upper Arrow  tAlavjitoE-nenr��������� thu^t*>wiisit(Uof=JJe.<iton;.irrd-a*  poiiit orr Fish itiver, West Kootenay, 10 rrriles  northerly from the town of Camborne.  The general route of sard proposed tramway and  telephone or telegraph Hires shall lie along or near  the easterly shore of the mirth east arm of Upper  Arrow I,akc and theuce northerly along or rrear  the banks of Fish river.  Dated this ICth day of July, ID0S.  A. Johnson, J. A. Darragh, G. .S. .McCarter,  Applicants  Armstrong,   C   Armstrong,  W. J   Brown, Chas. C   Buchanan, XI. M   Brayton, XV. N   Boomer, TL   .   Bourne Bros      Campbell, Josephine   Cameron, Dan   Coursier, H. N   Clark, A. A   Charles, .T. W. S'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.......  Chung; Lim   Corson, F. H   Oashato, D   Downie, Thos   Daly, Frank   Dunbar, Dan *.   Davis, Pete   Downs,  Thos   Eulie, Mar   Fink, Henry   Fleishman, J   Forsters,  Order..- T.'.  Forddred,  G   Forbes, E. N. D   Greclev Creek Saw Mill Co   Gallon & Co., T..   Gunn, R   Goddard, BT   Horner, Allan .'   Hutchison, Jas   Hall, C   Harris. J. H   Halcyon Hot Springs SanitariuinCo  'Heyland, R   Jenkins, J. W   Knowles. J.-.   Kirkup, XV. ir.   Lawson, J...".   Lyons, Jno. W   Mara, J. A   Moore, Pete   Moore. R. A. I   Mesker, A. C   McLean, D. H   McLean, A   McSorley, H. J   Mcintosh,  D   McCarthy, D   MeMahon, Jas   McDonald, AV. a   Newman, XV. S   Newman. Geo   Nostrand, G. Van   Ogclivie, W. F.   Perry, R   Patrick, L....    Pctlipii'ce, R. P..  Perry, R. F   F.C.ALLEN,  SECRETARY  BOARD OF TRADE.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that tdxty days alte-  date ive Intend to make nppiICAtlon to thc  Chief Cxmmlssloncr of Lands and Works for  permission lo purchase the following described  lands, situaled on the east side of Adamslake,  at the mouth* of the MoMich river, Lillooel  district II. C.  Commencing at a post planted on the east  shore of Adams lake about twenty (20) chains  nortb west of the mouth of (lie Mo-Mich river,  ond marked '���������Harbor Lumber Co's. north west  corner posr," thence east -10 chains, thence  south CO chain*, thence west 40 chains, thence  north 60 chain**, to point of commencement.  Containing 240 acres more or less.  Dated th's 24th day of September, 1903.  HARBOR LUMBER CO.  IPROMPTLY SECURED!  Write for our inlcrcstiug books "Invent-  ���������or*s HelpM nni " Hot/ you arc swindled-"  Send us a rough sketch or model of j our invention or linprofcni-L'nt and wrivill tcltyou  frueour opinion ps to vliet In'r it i������* piobabl*/  patentable. Kcjected cppMcctfoneImveoficu  been successfully prosscr*u*ti by u-*. \Vc  coiuliict fully cquipv**-'1** "nVt-s ���������*" Montteal  and Wnsbingtmi ; thi^tiunlifies us to prompt  ly dispatch ivork and quick tv s.cure Pr.tcnts  ns broid ns the invention. Highest references,  furnished. ���������  Patent." procured tfircugh  Mnrton & Ma  rion receive fiprdai notice without charge it'  over too newspapers distributed throughout.  the 0' minion. ' ���������  Specialty :���������Patent business of  Mamifuc ,  turcrsuuu iCnglncers, ���������;  :   MARION & MARION   . {  Patent Expert- and Solicitors  Jmi,..  .   I   New Vork Llf.* Wlil\; f*lont*-ca:.<.  J0""****   {    Athtntlc UldicWashlii-jt-in Ujw-j  Read the Herald for News  NOTICE.  Xotice Is hereby piveirth.it thirty days after  date I intend to make application to tlie Chie.*  Commissioner of Lands and Works fora special  licence to cut and carry away timber from the  following descril>ed lands situate in Kootenay  district:  1 Commencing at a'post marked "J. Miller's soutli  east corner iiost," planted nlirnit live miles almve  Glacier creek on the nortli hank of Canoe river,  rnnninp north 80 chains, tlience west 80 chains,  tlience south SO chains, thence east 80 chains to  point of commencement.  2. Commencine. at a post marked "J. Miller's  north west corner pnst," planted about three-  quarter's of a mile alrove Boulder creek on the  norlh bank of Canoe river, running south 80 chains,  thence cast SO chiins. thence north 80 chains,  ihence west SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of Sept., 1903.  J. MILLER.  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trial and lie convinced that it will Rive results  sure and lasting. Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele. Send  stamp for book sent sealed in plain envelope.  THKSrKR.YVA HEALTir .U'cLIAVCH CO.  713 Cordova Streit, l\'j,t, Vanruver, H.C.  Pat; Chinaman   JRuid, Mathew   Revcstoke, Printing<fc Pub. Co,  Revelstoke Hernltl.............  Roger,''Fred.*..'-.   Raymond, C. Hi'..   Roman & Hector.   Risteen, G. F.   Robinson,4Mrs. Annie.........  Smith, A. O..   Snell, Jns   Sollowny, E. T.i..   Sollowriy, A. E   Sweeney, Thos   Sandberg, Ole   Still-veil. O.H....   Smith, J. 15...'.   Shields & Magee...:���������    Schmidt, Jacob. ......*...   Turner, J. A   Thomson. Wm   Tarnntini, John   Temple, Chas. H...........  Torniinson, Wm   Union Cigar Factory..'.   V--.iid-i.il Estate   Walsh, A. K. D   Wells.F. B   Worden Bros   Welton, T.A   Income Tax Revelstoke  Lots 13, 14, Block 11, and Income Tax  Income Tax "  Lot I, Blocks Camborne  Lot 21, Block 5, Lots 19, 20,  Block 0, Lots 13,14  [Block 7, Ferguson  Lot 13, Block 31 . ' Ferguson  Stock of Groceries etc. Revelstoke  Lots 1 to 4, Block 10, Lots 11, 12, block 11 ���������'  Lot 9, BlocklS Ferguson  Income Tax Revelstoke  Lots f). 10. Block I* Burton City \  Lots 13, J5, Block 5 Camborne J  Lot 1, Block 30 Trout Lake  Personal Property Revelstoke  Income Tax "  Lot 13, Block 20  Income Tax "  Lot 40, Block 40 Trout Lake  Lot 22, Block 55 Ferguson  Lots 11, 12. House, Block 5 Revelstoke  Villa Lots 42, 44 4'  Lot 15, Block IS  Lot 11, Block IS  Lots 6. 7, Block 2, Lot 10, Block 55 Ferguson  Lots 10, 17, Block 47 Trout-Lake  Lot 31, Block 47, house "  Store and Stock Iliecillewaet  Mill Machinery etc., Greeley Creek  Lots 1 to 7, Block 4, Lots 4, 5, Block 7 Ferguson  Lot 4, building, Block 55 "  Lot 5, house, JBlock 21 Revelstoke  Lot 10, Block 18  Horses, Wagons etc. "  Lot 0, JBlock 31 Ferguson  Lots 14, 15, Block 0  Lot 100, Group 1, Hotel, Stock etc. Halcyon  Income Tax Revelstoke  Income Tax "  Lot 0, Block 10, Lot 9, Block 50 Ferguson  Lot 2712, Group 1 Big Bend  Income Tax Revelstoke  Income Tux "  Lots 5, 6, Block 12,  Lots 18, 19, Block 1 Ferguson  Lot 20, Block 49 Trout Lake  Lot 8, Block 30 Ferguson  Income Tax Revelstoke  Income Tax "  Income Tax "  Lots 8 to 10, Block 7, Lot 7, Block 30 Ferguson  Lots 10, 11, Block 48, Lot 25, Block 40 Trout Like  Stock of Shingles Revelstoke  Lots 8, 9, Block 5 Revelstoke  Lois 3, and 4, Block 21. Lots 10, 17, Block 10,  In  [come Tax, Revelstoke Lot 21 Block 1 Ferguson  Lots 8, 9, Store, Blocks, Arrowhead, Lot9Block 5  [Ferguson  Lot 10, Block 5 Ferguson  Income Tax Revelstoke  Lots 10, 17, house, Block, -12 Ferguson  jjw-riini* Tii y     ^^^=^ Rnvplatnlee  Lots 25, 2(1, liou.se, Block 30 Ferguson  Lots 2 to 14. 10 17. Block I Goldfields  Lotsl to 8. 10, 12 to 14, 17 Block 2  Lots 1 to 15, 17 to 22, 28,30,32,.'������, '.ill to 18, Block 4  I Gold fields  Lots 1 to 9, 11 to 20, 20 to 18, Block 5  Lots 1 to 10, 42 to 18. Block (I  Lots I to 48, Block 7 "  Lotsl to 18, Block 0  Lots 1 to 48. Block 10  Lotsl to SM, Block 11  UiiMii'veyed portion, 114 acres  Lots 18 and 10 and house, Block 17       ltevelstoke  (x>t  18, Block 5 Ferguson  Printing Presses, etc. Revelstoke  $4 50  13 00  12 00  0 20  37 00  2 00  00 00  24 00  2 40  5 00  12 90  2 40  7 50  12 (X)  2 40  27 50  3 60  2 10  2 -10  7 70  8 00  3 10  14 40  2 40  7 20  6 15  53 35  11 40  2 80  9 60  3 05  16 85  2 SO  0 40  153 75  12 (0  12 00  2 10  14 10  7 50  12 00  3 20  660  2 40  2 60  7 50  7 50  12 00  8 40  4 80  3 75!  3 20  49 00  95 20  3 20  7 50  0 40  -12MT-0  3 20  o et  Z ������*   ���������  a ii z>  *-**w **3  *5*������i*B  **5  Col. 2  X  is  Si  !     &->  1 05  95  50  2 fli  15  4 50  1 95  20  JO  1 00  20  00  95  20  2 20  25  lc  20  60  65  2*  i Ti  20  55  50  4 25  90  20  75  25  1 30  20  50  12 25  95  95  15  1 10  60  95  25  50  20  20  60  60  95  65  35  25  25  3 05  7 60  25  00  150  =95  $2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  200  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  ���������-2--00  2 00  Col. 3  Total  Woodward, E. G.  Lot 10,- Block 6; Lots 21 antl 22, Block 8     "  Lot 3, Block 52 Trout Lake  Hotel at Gerrard  Income tax Revelstoke  Lot 19, and house, Block 20  Lot 47, Block 47 Trout Lake  House         *' "  Income and Personal Propertv Revelstoke  Income tax "  Income tax "  Lots 44 and'15, Block 40 Trout Lake  Lots 25 to 27, Block 41  Lot 39 and house, Block 47 "  Tennis, wagons, etc. Comaplix  Lot 4707, Group 1, near Trout Lake  Lot 9, Block 28 Revelstoke  Lots 20 and 27, Block 51 Trout Lake  Lot 8 arrd house. Block 30 Revelstoke  Income tax Revelstoke  Income tax "  Stock of Cigars "  Lot 4, Block 3 and hotel  Lot 2, Block 15  Stock of Gents' furnishings, etc. "  Lot 48, Block 39 Trout Lake  Lots 17 and 18, 21 to 24, Block 11, and Lots 23  1  and 24, Block 4 Revelstoke  /  Lot 6, Block 6 and building Ferguson  52 50  4 00  3 20  10 00  39 00  12 70  2 40  3 20  7 50  8 55  2 40  3 20  14 25  12 00  32 00  2 40  5 00  3 20  3 75  0 40  3 10  8 55  320  7 50  12 00  4 50  31 00  3 10  127 50  360  0 40  14 oo  4 20  30  25  80  3 10  1 00  20  25  60  65  20  25  I 15  95  95  20  45  2."  25  50  25  65  25  60  95  35  2 50  25  10 20  25  50  1 15  2 00  2 00  200  2 00  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  200  2 00  2 00  2 00  6 85  10 65  14 95  S 70  41 95  4 35  00 50.  27 95  4 00  7 40  15 90  4 60  10 10  14 05  4 60  31'70  5 S5  4 25  4 60  10 30  10 65  5 35  17 55  4 60  9 75  5 65  59 60  14 30  5 00  12 35  5 30  20 15  5 00  8 90  168 00  14 95  14 95  4 25  17 20  10 10  14 95  5 45  9 10  4 60  4 80  10 10  10 10  14 95  11 05  7 15  0 00  5 45  55 55  104 80  5 45  10 10  8 90  ^14"95  5 45  58 70  0 30  5 45  12 80  44 10  15 70  4 60  5 45  10 10  11 20  4 60  5 45  17 40  14 95  14 05  4 60  5 05  5 45  0 00  8 90  5 35  11 20  5 45  10 10  14 95  6 85  .35 50  5 35  139 70  5 85  8 90  17 70  FRED FRASER,  Assessor and Collector,  Revelstoke Assessment District, Revelstoke, B. C.  r-e ^.THE TROPICS      *- ������������������ -  tti<l A., tual r������T(Jrty Im Lira's |V������������IMrlM I*  ,. ... ������!(��������� land uimuB.      __, .       _,  Tliat tho troples are reallr poor -b"  natural resources instead of belnff rich  U the argument of Dr.   Soroeltsder   of  Cordoba, Mexico.   His arcam-eiitt arm  especially Intereatlnf Ju������t mow. when  so much attention is helot attraotod to  I the hot regions of the world m place*  j for exploitation.   The doctor in a letter to the Medical Record my.  i "All mam dream  of   the   manreloui  riches    of    the     tropics,     ot     tha  birds     with     rainbow    pttuna-n,    or  tha    eitmytgjvat    flowers,    of    the  elerant     tree     ferns,     of     the   banana aad palms with w&vins lea-res,  sad of the cocoa palm, which furnishes  ea&a with everything necessary for life,  (adeed, we pity him   who   has   asrsr  seen a tropical Landscape, as we pttf  bim who has never seen the sea.   Then'  .we think of the enormous treasures the  English,   Spaniards   and   Dutch   have  harvested from their tropical colonies,  and naturally we think that the tropica  axe the richest regions of the world.  'All this may be true, yet nevertheless,*  In another sense, instead c*f being rich,  the tropics are fatally poor.   Unable to  6ecure the necessaries of life, the people of tropical countries are like the  man In whose hand everything turns  to gold, yet who perishes of hunger and  thirst  \ "Of all the breadstuffs necessary for  s man the tropics furnish only corn anJ  rice, sad these only to a limited extent.  1*hey have no wheat, rye or irotatoes.  .The banana may be, as Humboldt says,  133 times more productive than wheat  end 44 times more so than potatoes,  yet it cannot replace either as food,  dor-can white men live for any length  of time on rice and corn alone, nor on .  bananas and palm nuts. Native tropical foods can only hold body and soul  together, as they furnish but little  .vigor, energy and power. No machine  can do good work with poor fuel. A  man who has neither bread nor meat  cannot get life and strength and push  from tea, coffee, sugar, vanilla and all  precious spices. Tropical products ara  merely commercial luxuries, and if the  Inhabitants of cold climas did not buy  them the people of the tropics would  lack the necessaries and comforts oi  life and would yet choke with their  Bwn riches. ' *"'  "lt we wish to know the effects of  the poordlet of the tropics combined  .with the effects of the heat, we hare  only to look at the inhabitants of these'  couBtries. As a general rule, they aro'  thin, poorly built and unfit for intellectual or physical labor. Occasional1  exceptions will only confirm the rule..  I "Eren the foods which are produced,  are insufficient ln amount, so that the.  least Interference with the annual  crops results in famines, as Is the case  ln India today. Indeed, India has always been the land of fabulous riches  of a few and of famines of the millions.  Until recently in the cold countries  there were none of fabulous wealth aid  but few famines.  "Bverything in hot conatries la  liar-nful to man; ths -pround, the water  and the air, swarming with miasms  and Tennln, and with torment and daa-  ���������per. Life ls as much a torment as a  pleasure, for whatever makes life  ���������worth living is lacking. They depend  ���������for indispensable necessaries upon ths  temperate zones, to which thej fursJ*  sjsU-f ths luxuries." ���������*..     --���������  ��������� ���������  &  rJt  Wbllw TisiUn* ia the Boat *aa  learned that her fiance had once  been encaged to a girl who llres !*������  ���������Providence. Of course ehe insisted on  ���������meetiBs; this girl, jealously recoejnls-  tng that she was handsome, bright tuu)  ���������nnusually attractive.  -I  have   heard,"   the   ITDetrolt   girt  .Anally-blurted out,-'*thatyou and Harry,   used to think a great  deal of each'  other."  ���������Fiddlesticks! He was a little boy,  and I ������ little g*rl. Just poppy love,  don't you know. He went out West  and had the good sense to fall in lova  iwlth yoo, ana I'm going to marry a*  BJaster.**  V "But who broke It otlT"  ' -"Neither of ue. We Just drifted apart.  -Harry's a capital fellow, and he was  fortunate in flsding you. I want rou  both at my wedding. Romember nt*  fcindly to him and' congratuiatis hlrn.**  All this was tactful, but the younc  tady came home annoyed because Harry.  bad been engaged and because he had)  never told her of it.  ������*Why," be eaid, when broueht to  (book, "l never thought it worth mentioning. We were mere children. I  long since ceased to think of her H  ���������more than a friend." ^..  ��������� "But she's a sweet girl.** .;' r  -Very." '     -  "And she'a stylish, vivacious am)  rjmairi" }  '���������Yes.-*-'  "And much more beautiful tlian I."***.  "Ye���������, why, darling, you don't mean  It," for sbe was holding the ring to-'  (ward him, her eyes flashing and her  ���������face as hard as granite. It requiredW  (hour of endearing words, praise and  caresses to get tbat ring back where.  *bo wtaated it-���������Detroit .Free Press.  ���������*  ffba "Empress Dowager's name Is Tt*.  /       Tsi,  ���������But who will believe the report,     *���������  (���������Though cabled with particularity o'������v  -. That they called her Susie for shorty  i      wrf*. ���������Detroit JouraaX/  Hers the king gave command for tlw  lastaat decapitation of thirty conspira**-'  tors  "AmI yet," obserred His Majesty sad.*  tf, "there are those who insist  Idmgcraft tnTOlrss little ar *���������**>  '  that  mmM Tlie E;v!.i  Kt  ;;;a  V-.-W   J **(,.���������'l*!ll.Ul,  r.v'r, JNcw Voi'l  il Ks:!.  Colicg-  Citv.  Fo-  "Lora  **-*.-.   ):-.i*.  ;.- -~r.-:t  ll:  King, tl*  The   setting' of  this  Is ���������.vnhui ilit* waiU. ui  Eon]  .-.-*    li..*   :(*T--ar-.  place  with  His  glory  poil;   ;.k.-*;w   v,:.i.   ���������-..,  Hri   pu/U(.-r.     Aruiniu   a  antiironed one .-t...<.(i or  air   si-rapiiirri,   g',- .\vi-n*  and jjuajf-u. .;  o:   ti:*.-  ;it  I������orii  a:*.-i ......   ;���������:*.:;.:,;  ::r  (������ra:*������*.*s     ot    .'���������:::...,:.ii 'i  po-Acr.  W'.rat w;i> the viTee: i  witi;ei=::i^ snoi:-a >:*..*;  giory anu rtvfliu*'���������**-.i'-*  same as Sia.-. a.i.v.*_.-*- !  wiil be when any ni;.:.  own aiiis an-l til*..* .-in  Isaiah saw rise m..;*:*T.**  *ai:il*  Tin  viji'in of I  he Temple.  !���������*.   iiim   tii!-   tin  and  shakes   lire  i,.*e;iU.eoa     (*���������  an-:    above   tin-.  .led  in  the  tne  gl-iry  of    tlieir'  I Bov  Bo..!~-b!o*.'vers.  ' Writ ins Irr Cliiu-ities C.Viv Voi-1*:). TJi-s.  | Fldivneo Kolley sr. ***''i -lly ri".*(.:i-ii*o.s rlu  ; h;u*'l condition*-; *.:nd***.* which tl'-ons.n.dr;  ; of y.Jiuis boys nro v; ���������*>������������������!*��������� (n-j In tho jtl-iss-  , ho'ulo i'aclorios t.f 7**T<*.v ,l.*i*scy. Pennsylvania, Ohio. Inili;.,.:t -.ml Illinois. "Mrs.  ; Ktl'ey says that a -*-*l..s**.-l*luwer in a iiot-  | tie factory usual!;.* iviiiires three boys  j to carry bottles fr.^ni I lie moulder* to tho  j annealinr; oven. In ironic factories tho  ! blowers are nuiuired lo furnish boys, and  Ihey do nol sacrhh*-** their sons (whom  trade as appren-  iio     eonti-nually  ...-L-I1   au'l   alwnyr.  :C*r*i    CJO'.I.       IliS  -   .,!   hi.*>   iie:.j.*ie  ���������in h*>;li and pas*.*  in vivid panorar.ir: beiore his eyes.  Dreadful coiiuiiiorr, ym; -ay, lc. be in.  ey imro.lu-.-e inti. ib  |  tieiis,    if   at   all),   Ihey  i searching   for   .'iea!l.*il*I<?   sources   of   sup*  j )>'y*     I-'or   years   the   rumor   retimed   to  tlie   out   that   certain   eharirable   inr-UIn-  tions of  Fliihulelplilii  systomntlcully  fur-  ! rushed  orphan boya who had reached Iho  j iwnlfili  birlhihiy  lo k1ii.*:s worl-s in  Now  I .lor.scy.wbere tin* law, nridl iht!< year. |i.*r-  I mit ted hoys to honi.i work at that tender  i nse.        These      bo.\*s      were      nominally  : i!(|(***.t(*d   by  si.iss-hlowers,   whose    slaves  Mhoy   beeamc*.     WIHihi   a    year   appllca-  | Huns havo b..on made to :t  phllaiulu*..pisl  ' In   Xew   .ler.-iey   for   ymiiiK    lads     to   bo  ���������*-' :in* *ii v   tire I "���������'dopied"   by   -.lass-blowers,    who   wore  ",",. .     I : (C'ltrlrod lo furnish more boys than tliey  .......-.-.-a     .i.i-i ; could obtain.    Fonrsi Iv.-u.l*i.  Indiana and  ! X'-w .Jersey still  pennii   rhe plass  lii.his-  >������������������,   .1 - -it -��������� li   oi ' 'ry   to   uso   up   inn!   won'   oirt   by   nlBlrt  ���������     j        ������������������..*,,,, I woi'li  iltll..  Iiu.vs  Wi.. ar*  rimiiiuillv   :v::--  ���������-'   "r-  *���������'*"���������"   : ic-eu  and  fourteen.* years of aRC.   but nro  r.x.-..clly   t!*e ! really ot any tnjo -u-.-r.-liicli Iho employers  nnd them available.  I?reeJ for-Whrit "*r Wr.nted.  A private letter from South Africa  says: Christian Dowel, the renowned  cuorilla leader, failed to renew liis nun  lieonse, nnd \vas siruinoned to the South  African Constabulary camp" at Vredefort.  I'������5   appnarcd^   mid 'on   refusing*    to   take  The farmers who condemn the use  of breeds arc those who have never  tried the experiment of improvement.  Their chief argument against pure  breeds is that the success is in the  feeding���������"the trough is the breed''���������  and, while it is admitted that breed unsupported by the trough can never  prove a profitable agent under any circumstances unless the proper breed lie  used for the purpose to be attained.  Good breeds require good feeding, but  they give greater returns for such  treatment than can be procured from  common stock under similar treatment.  The difr'.ctitly in the way uf breeding is  that farmers do not familiarize themselves with the characteristics of the  breeds. Some dairymen who sell milk  improve thoir stock carefully to the  best of their knowledge by procuring  Jerseys. Such cases, in which m li*  dairymen introduce dairy blood iir their  herd's with a view of increasing milk  production, 'arc often 'noticed, not supposing that because the Jerseys arc better adapted to butter-making they have  no high records for milk production.  It is an improvement iu the one respect, however, as it increases the butter productron, but* dairymen who sell  milk and make no specialty of butler  That I very  GJrirTv awful tn remr.in there.    liul thai j out a'new license, his fowlinc-pleco and I gam but very iittic by the improvement.  God of purity.and love read between | fc^SS��������� ^^^"iJ:1,^^,^?^1^ I except  the  increase   in  value   of   tlie  the   irnc-i   of   His   servant's   self-abhorrence and  self-helpie.-siiess  a desire  to  .do what, he had not the power to perform,   and   quick   as   thought   one   of  thoie   seraphs   obedient   to   the   divine  will  took  a   living  coal   from   off  thc  altar and  touched  therewith  the    prophet's   lips,   purifying  them,   invigorating them with  a  power to  speak not  possessed before.    What  was  the    result ?;Henceforth Isaiah is a new man  ������������������a renewed man���������verifying    the    fact  bi a  peculiar sense that  "no  man can  see  the  face  of  God   and  live"   as  he  lived  before.    Jehovah  has   errands  of  tnercy not only for seraphim    to perform,but for men among* men.   "Whom  shall  I  send ?*'  says   the   Lord  a.s   the  triune  God  took cot-tiscl  within  licar-  ���������?g   or   Isaiah   concerning   His   people  ���������Israel's welfare.   Ay. noble, blest, sanctified man  that  he' now  is,    in's    sins  pardoned   and   forgJvcn,   I=.-*;'.'*h   boldly  steps  forward  and  savs.   "Here  am  I;  send me."    Saved, blessed, used, aud .*:  blessing to  others.    Xo  wonder    that  Isaiah   was  afterward   used  of   God  to  prophesy  some  of the  sv.-e"cte?t,   most  loving prophecies concerning the coming Christ, the patient, suffering, sym-  pzttl'.zir.g, mighty Redeemer.  Tlris. theme, therefore, plainly indicates to ns that JUai;ih'ft experience"  may be ours, and th.-;t to see more  of God as He is v.-ili lead us on. and  up into just such enjoyments of usefulness. Oh ! to ftudy tliis Book of-  His revealed thought and. will more  faithfully, to listen* attentively to the  experiences of older ones, who liave  loved and trusted in the promises of  God all their days and have never been  disappointed, to see the giory-:of God  emanating from- the lives . of .faithful  parents aiul'obedient children, to witness the vital 'power of a truly consecrated liie���������the vision of God in a. human soul. These are revelations which  God gives to every one of us of Himself���������God manifested in .'.human flesh  like our own. And then to see.Jesus  _g������.He is revealed in His Word���������thc divine human Christ, living lor a generation of years in this world of sin, battling with its toils and cares and hardships and sorrows as you and I lrave  to do and yet never murmuring, suffering the slights' and the meanness and  the oppression and thc overbearing of  His .fcliow-mcn without ever resenting  one such injustice: enduring the pains  of persecution, of falsehood, of mockery, of shame, and never reviling in return; hunted to death, scourged, i;iock-  ed, scorned, crucified, and never opening His lips save to breathe a prayer  oi forgiveness in behalf of His persecutors. -Who can contemplate such a  life oi holiness���������your exemplar and  mine���������-.vithoirt standing in awe ? Seeing God thus perfectly manifested in  a human life, ho-.v our little selves sink  cialelelBh, ths officer commanding the S.  A. C. at Vredefort, tha dlstrtpt in which  Dai*?et rosidee.  The  Cost  of Fires.  The following is from Chambers' Journal:���������The  annual  lire   bill   of tho  United  Kingdom may be taken at ������20,000,000, that  of the  United states at il'S,000,000.  There  are besides the tire Insurance annual bill  and   the   bill   for  the   Hie   stations,   with  their  costly sites  nrrd   buildings,   tlie  fire  engines,   the   other   machinery   and   the  horses.    All   this   outlay   keeps   us  poor.  But   the   loss   of   life   IS    worse,   and   it  is  easy  to  build   fireproof��������� or better.  Incombustible���������houses, sueh buJh the Kiver  -Plata   countries,   nnd   jirob.-ibl-r   in   Bethlehem  and  Nazareth.    The manlier is as  follows:���������In  these countries  the;' neither  use the arch iron,  but hardwood',   which,  having mostly to come a thousand miles  down the rivor, IsUiear.    So all the floors  and   the   roof,   which   Is   fiat,   are   supported  by Joints .shaped  as  In  this  et-nnr  try,   and   across   thern   am   laid   rails*  of  the same  hardwood,  n.bout a   foot apart,  upon which rests the cads on thin bricks*.  on which another layer of bricks or sometimes  two Is laid  lu inoriar,  and  on  tills  tiles.    Then  there is no nSilrtlirg or parr-  elling.    In Britain cement should be used  for   that   purpose,   aud   there   should   be  no   boxing   of   doors   and   windows,     the  fra.mes being built in securely.   Tlio doors  nre  also  of hardwood.    In   that  line  cli- I "TTTTJi,;   "���������. ���������i0���������"    rf cr,��������� ;<* tr> nrndnre both-  mate no lath or plaster Is ever used.   In | nothing else.    It site is to produce lxiui  this country thc laths should be of Iron,  and   if   moulding   is   wanted   around   the  doors It should  be of cement instead  of  dangerous    inflammable   wood.    In    such  houses   a   bonfire   made   by   piling   a   lot  of sticks  and   shavings   on   tho  beet  bed  in the best bedroom and selling fire to it  would   not   set   the   bouse   on   lire.   The  writer   has  for  sixty-four  years  lived  in  or   been   connected   with   the   great   city  of Buenos Avres.  the capita! of the Argentine KopuBllc, and  tlio largest city In  me southern  hemisphere, .with srcwio ln-  nabltnnts, and never   heard or a life being  lost   by   lire,: but   there  ore   fires   In  grocers' shops and such like places. Latterly,  ns pine from  thc   United tstntes Is  now abundant,   some   builders   have' used  lt   partially   ln   buildings   In   the   citpltal,  and  such are not quite   fireproof,   but ll  ls  a.   bad  practice,     in   Britain,  as  roofs  must   slope,   because   of   the   snow,   and  ttat roots would not do. the slates should  be nxed In some way to Iron strips.   L'his  might   be   a   little   troublesome   nt   first.  but   our  slaters  and  smiths  would   soon  find out the way.  stock, which, of courst more than pays  for the expense of improvement; but,  if thc improvement derived is not in the  direction of butter, the dairyman makes  a mistake, for the reason that he should  have JHJolsteins, which not only yield  large quantities of milk, but which, in  certain families, possess excellent butter-yielding qualities.  To make dairying profitable the  dairyman must first determine his preference as to whether he intends to sell  milk, butter, or both. The cow is the  machine that converts food into more  salable products. She is the factory  which manufactures either milk or butter, and she must be the right kind of  cow for the purpose required or she  will be a failffre. If she is to give a  large yield* of milk daily for immediate  sale it will* be a rare exception if she  is a Jersey, and 3rs the dairyman has  the privilege of breeding exactly the  kind of anima\l that will suit his purpose, he alone, and not the cow, will be  at fault if his milk supply i3 not up to  the highest yield.  There is another thing the dairyman  must guard agfiinst, whicli is that a  milch cow must not convert her food  into beef. If a cow is intended for  milk she must be a milk machine and  Mrs. Smeaton, wife of tlie Hon. B.-*nald  Bmeaton, in a letter to Tlie Daily News,  throws some light on tlie remarkable incident, of the Maharajah of Benares'  Ivory suite of furniture, which hns been  acqu^d by Lord Curzon. "While travelling in tbe Northwest Provinces," says  Mrs. Smeaton, "I wa.s huspitably invited  by the Maharajah to rest a day at Benares in his guest-house, Nardosur. His  TDIwan (Minister), who received me,  apologized for the bareness of the stateroom, explaining that the line old suite of  carved Ivory furniture, presented to nn  nncestor of the present Mahal ajah, as  reward for services to the British Government, had been taken by the Viceroy,  who had intimated his desire to possess  it. This, to a native gentleman. Is equivalent to a command, so lhe Maharajah  received 'In exchange' n rllle (which a  roll-known sportsman In lhe district valued nt about 30 gulne.-isi. uml sent his  heirloom, nt his own uxpeusu, to Calcutta. There i saw part ot' It nt the  School of Art, being repaired urrder tho  supervision of Mr. llaxoll, Iho .superintendent, who declared the exquisite painted carvings to bo unique, and, though  said to have cost originally n thousand  pounds, to be now practically priceless,.  To anyone, like myself, who has seen  the carvings, the idea that they are  worth, as is declared, but ������100 is ridiculous. My memory still retains visions  of the exceeding beauty of the delicately-  tinted wreaths of flowers and leaves,which  formed tho bands of tho couches, chairs  and stools���������Incrustations, ns it were, In  solid ivory, of old-world broideries. One  word more. The Maharajah was most reluctant to part with his possession. Pair  play, honesty of purpose and consideration  in dealing with native chiefs have hitherto been conspicuous qualities in our Indian administrators; tbey have', to say the  least, been compromised in this transaction." The Hon. Mrs. Smeaton's husband has spent over 30 years' in India  and Burmah. He is now Financial Commissioner of Burmah and a member of  the Viceroy's Legislative Council���������p'osts  bo high that on the one hand they guarantee the authenticity of Mrs. Smeaton's  information, and,- on the other, they make  it almost impossible for Mr. Smeaton to'  long remain in them under Lord Curzon.  In the House of Commons, in reply to  Mr. MacNeill, Lord George Hamilton  stated that thia ivory suite of furniture  was "lying in an unoccupied house In a  very dilapidated condition. The. Viceroy,  having ascertained' that the Maharajah  took no interest In it, offered to buy it;  and when the Maharajah offered to present it.explalnod that according to Tosha-  kand rules, he could not .accept presents.  "Having ascertained that tho Maharajah was fond of sporting weapons, and  would like a* first-class rifle, the Viceroy  ordered one at JES1, which he exchanged  for the  furniture."  The furniture has since been restored  at the Viceroy's expense (������S0), and Is  valued by an expert at ������100, say3 this  official explanation.  'THE SNAKE BITE-  {MO  MORE   DEATHS CAUSED   BY THI5  -"-���������-���������-    POISONOUS REPTILE.  Ruins of JRhcinfels.  No one who has made the journey up  the Rhine, the Chicago Record-I-Icrald  says, will have forgotten the ancient  ruin of Rhoinfels, perched upon a rock  400 feet above the surface of the river  at St. Gear. Last week it collapsed, and  now   It   Is   but   a   ruin   of   a   ruin.     The  beef and butter at the same time she  will' excel in neither direction, She rs  not wanted for* beef, and all food itrrnej  into* beef must eome from tha-t intends  ed for milk, but whes* her milking career is ended-she may then be at liberty**  to divert the production of milk to that  of beef. Thus J a farmer should! breed  for tiie animal lie desires. He should  study his wants- and aim. to ratify them..  If his* trough is* to be the rcccptaftle of  everything which is *. convertible * into  material he should, keep only such-  stock as will, .-fulfill his- cxpectaSons.  The beef-producing,, butter-yielding, arrd  milk-giving, breeds differ in form aiid-.  characteristics..  The- most essential requisite i*2 a*  dairy is* cleanliness oE: the.- stalls and  milk rooms. Any odors in. the staiile  are quickly absorbed by. the.miik, and.  the ease and facility of, churning depend, upon the���������"system.*: and. arrange-:  ment for keeping the milk. The test  quality of butter is sot always *pr.o-  ducad fr'om special breeds of cows��������� as  many suppose, but by management.  "Gilt-edged"* butter fs not obtaifK.-d  from thc Jerseys exclusively; for the  best butter-producing cow will fa2 to  provide her quota of butter if the tood  icrd of (fairy  the coi*a*er-  nd    the   pro-  re'trme of Emperor Frederick II.  It j f)ucts   oi  miik���������batter  and   cheese���������de-  S&^%?~cn^^ fox quality  upon  the skill  of  thfc  ������ ' dairyman.    There is  no. monopoly  ;n  thc production of the "gilt-edgc-i"article.���������Philadephia Record.  to th  was  KatzenelnbOL  when prince and merchant were sworn,  enemies, and before long Count Die;hc*-r *  was busily taking toll of every trader;  who passed by along the great wat.jr- :  way of the land. The Rhenish cities were |  in league with one another to protect !  themselves from just such extonioa as j  >this, and soon they were in hot siese or  Hardships in SomalHand.  A member of the British Field FOrco  in Somaliland, writing: to an Essex correspondent, says:���������"At present there is  not much fighting* here, but plenty of  privations. I landed- at Obbia arsd: stayed  there two days, and then went on  eighty miles in two days' on my horso.  I* had to drink water from wells containing human bones. For three days I wus  on a pint of water per diem.. Things aro  a little more lively now. Some prisoners  were captured last night, also a lot of  aheep, goafs, ete: I- felt sorry for tho  prisoners, for they'were nearly dead for  want of water. ���������'* The Twater Is vile; one  has* to has to risk* getting a mouthful of  dead camel; and J we have no whiskey to  kill the microbes we swallow. At night  re arehuddled up* like chickens: We Have  no tents, only binnies (huts): made* of  bushes. "We get a- little excitement now  and' again at night- Some of the Mullah's  scoots generally pnt a few shots into the  zareba, but the scouts keep a* good distance away. I shaD: be glad to- get out of  this place, for snakes, scorpions,, etc., aTe  not the most pleasant bedmates; If tho  English people only* knew what we have  had to contend with���������shortness* and quality of food and water, also extreme heat,  hard work and' little rest���������li? they only  knew, they would stop the whole affair.  Wo have had no vegetables of anyitad  since landing, and bread is unknown-. I  saw two bottles of whiskey sold for 100  rupees (over Hi)- aacir. The Boer contingent say that they would do ten South  African campaigns in preference' to* one  Uke this."  Soldier and   Coosol.  A  question   of  military   etiquette  into  insignificance !     If   ever   you   see  God as  manifested in Jesus  Christ, as  evidenced in  the. live;  and  conduct  of  Christians, as revealed in His    written  Word or displayed  in the  wonders  of  nature and of Providence, then yon too  ���������will prostrate yourself, as Isaiah did, in  humility, in sclf-abhorrcnce.in self-helplessness.    For  to  see  God  is  to  hate  al! sin.    Such a view of God's holiness . ...   ....  and iuch a touch of His forgiving love j ^^ *������ ^i,*,*^ a century ion,-  result rn thc consecration or a mans ! - -���������--  ^li������*u*UHU-������lut^v'is4Kiag-oi-h!3=l!ea*t^sisto*-  aympa-k* tic cbe.iit:;..e toward ail ;h::is=  which rj.j'l would in*.**.* him do. So that  when Go.! want*, a r:ie*K*riger to send  be promptly  a:i*!  cheerfully    respon '  slan General   Von  tloerz.  in  ..i.M. resisted  successfully   ai������  nrur.v   nf   S-I.O/)   B rer.cn- .  men.    But   ln  1"iS  It   was   surprised   and  taken   by   tho   French,   who   held   it   for ���������  Ave  years,  and  agsir.   if.  1TS4  It   Ml   Into :  . the hands of the same er.-my.  this  .Ime  i bv the treason of Us commandant.   1 hree  : vpsrs  later   thc   Fr**noh   blew   it   up  witn  has  arisen In Melbourne. Sir Malcolm Mc-  Eacharn, the head of a large Anglo-Australian - Arm, is the Major of a Scottish  regiment ln that city, and he has accepted  the post of Consul for Japan, Are ..the  two positions .compatible? Sir John Forrest, the Commonwealth Minister of JDe-  ... __ . fence, thinks not. lie doubis very much  -iP.>*i]*.t i whether  Lord   Roberts  would  allow  any  "*-���������*"���������**  I   *n_i.i-i.     _.*:������_������_    *_    ..���������..    ,, ���������    /-,.*......1     fi.~    att-  jing  who  nd  , .       ...        .���������_..-������������������   ���������," ������������������rt: a   .��������� ! wno  lioias  tne   ranK  or.  uoionei ua prin-  lustrates  this contention as  applied  to | clpal  n^ica*    onicer    of  the    Victorian  the famous Admiral : i forces, Sir John remarked that the caso  Lord   Charles   on   one   occasion   was i of  **��������� non-combatant  was  entirely differ*  The Coitee Was Harmless.  Lord   Charles   Bcresford's   wit  is   of  ent. Dr. Ryan accompanied Osman Pasha  to Plevna and had many adventures during the famous siefre. He wears two  Turkish orders and the war medal.  for   the   humble   ui-es  ^s<?*rr-b*it---nn-*='*v*!5=-������*i'i  history ls fnd^d, a*.i.i tne  by the los*** of ono rnoi'*  the stormy past.  of   tie  isi.t-  f-    (,B-  Helping the Little; Chap.  Rhine i  of Its  poorer  s:-k*  of  ''Here am I; send me.'  What   a  "curc-a'i"  for thi- diies-cd o;-*.*-  Irom   the   fev<.-r   v. hi..-  their  spiritual   sytte::;  conflict  betwe*. 1  d ;ty  Why,  to  obtain  one  = '.i.:n a virion :i  ::'::������������������ nre suffering  ��������� r ;���������* raying in  5 becau-ic of the  md inclination 1  view of Him as  He is and as He ou^ht to be adored  and trusted and served would liienee  forever all sue!: conflict of thought nn*'  -������*ould   inspire   with   a   /en!   in   service  which is undying.    Try this  cine  for  Sabbath   morning  drowsiness i  and weariness born of a too close and a j  too constant touch  with    the    world's j  work and se.: if it docs not  draw yon  to the blessed employments of the Sah* ���������  bath   Day  with   a  greater  intensity  of  love than  any  which  compels you    to  take up your daily engagements.  And then as to all aggressive work  for Christ, where is lhe iuspiralion and  power like that which comes to a m-m  whose eyes have seen the King, thc  JLord of Hosts ? Go to the home? oi  this or of any city or town or hamlet  rand you will find that the men cur!  women of power, of love, of burning  consecration for Cirri;t. are tho?- v.*lr.  have gained it by ;h..ir vision of Odd.  by their conception of tire hoiinc**? ������i  His c!'ara-:ter and surro-indimr*.'. by  their sense of tlieir own unfitiic'*; and  imworthint'"*** in Hi. -inhi���������yes, by lire  conscious touch of 'Iii ine love which  has  cie.-irrscl  tlieir lips  and    san-.-iiiici  Lost  His  Stall.  The writ of .\|**e:>v.'*m.  s ,yt  don   Dally   .Mall,   if'.-co.l   ��������� ���������:..'.(  Allen,   who   f.u    tv:* nf, ���������*-'.**v.*n  eold   newspup*'." ���������(   *ir,.i   I.......I';  Stall (idjoliirng l*<* " '���������'���������'���������:'��������� '���������  prlves him of urn- ���������**' ih*  street starulK in K(..,m.m_.  gone .���������(������:((!������������������**. i."'* *'fl j '  anything to cr.ii***''*.*!.".  agent. "My wro**"* ;:n.:.i  of newspaper*! nnd mas:  to ������������/*���������) a year. I n-'.'.<������������������':'  exhibiting  <.*.*-t.*:.1-      i 1 '  The  l.on-  breakfasting in a small hotel far out  in the country, and accidentally hc upset a cup of coffee over the clean white  tablecloth which the good lady of the  house had dug up from  her most_sa-  =cfcS"iirrc*rc^ Th-TBoer Commandant who had charge.  the British Admiral. Um'ortiin.itety. j of th0 British prisoners taken after tho  the upsetting of the steaming coffee \ battles of Gloncoe, Ijundee nnd Nlchol-  also upset the Rood lady's temper, and 1 Bon'a Nek, on solr:g his round at rnld-  she soundly rated Lord Charles ior his , night on one occasion was astounded to  want  of  tact. j Bee   a   British    soldier   acting   oa    Boer  " It's   a   2O0'l   thiiiK   for y'ou."     r.he  said, "that thc coffee has not left much  -* rn,,n:   in.-r'.-  .    -ri...* .i .y  iri." ip. I"  sii i   rii  s   irtint  iV.uu-::   a  i u:;w i  lr.   fr  tl:  t   the    stain   on   my cloth!"  "It was too weal*:, ma'am," replied  !) i the Admiral. "You'll have to slain  r i your coffee before you can expect to  - i stain your table linen. Use more  'j i beans,  ma'arn;  use  more  beans!"  !::���������_-)(  Hurling- i  a   sne- !  stall and ag.-i|n?t tl;*. i.ii  ; ton Houkc. I pa Id i.o i*'::-..i:it--s o* ' -"T'Tii  Allen wns a. boy vbc-i lie b.*_g:*ii: b. Mill  newspapers In the a ..���������*!.. ������������������--.|-'.**:tc the Ht.rll  which he e-enitmlly e.'.'-'ed. In lh<T*  course of time h<- pl'icou over the sal a  handsome awning, .-.-hir-l. hn divided into  advorrlsement apaceM-anoihnr substantial source of revenue. F.fleer, years ago  tho sl.-ill was producing .EiifX) annually.  Latterly as much as .CIS was taken In  one day. If Allen had won his case the  stall would have been worth ������10.000. Ills  lost "pitch" was pronounced tho best or  its  kind.  their  lives  and  made  them   wiilinc?  fi  do service for Him cheer:'::";.- at IIh  will. Let all. therefore, lake nt once  r>ne look at Ki::i in whom God reveals  Himself and live.  For while this iook your sin? rllsphys  In  all   tlieir  blackest  hue:  Such Is the mysl-3ry of grace,  It seals your  pardon,   too.  "That new comet discovered by the ob-  eervers at Marseilles  has  two  tails.  "Saw lt In thc evening, didn't ho?  "Of course." ���������    _.  ���������'Maybe It had on Its dross coa.t."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  There are very few cleansing operations in which Sunlight  Soap cannot be used to advantage. It makes the home bright  and clean. ib  sentinel over the prisoners.  Ife   paced   ur,   and   down   The   splice   of  : his  limlled  vls-Harrce,   wllh   his   rllle   nar-  '  Hed In  true jmntlnel ������!>���������!<*. nnd on mc-ot-  Jnj*; the amazed cornrnrind (nl. calmly saluted  and   reported,  "Ail   rluhl.   sir."      In  reply to the cjm.-n.rnd ait. "Tommy" stave.  1  the  following  exir.-i'jrdlrmry explanation.  ' He  said :   "Well.  ."it.   this  here   poor   llt-  j tie chap"  (poIntir*K  to the sleeping form  ;  of a   Boer    hid  fiffen    years  old)   "was  i  dojc   tired   fur   want   o'   sleep   arter   two  .' nights of dooty.    I i���������������*-���������������* pl-.y  on the llt-  1  tie chap,   an'   I  say*=:   'Look  'ere,  you ro  i  rei*ru!ar done  up.   y*.iu   are.   that's sartin.  You give me your rllle and take a bit. o  '  (deep,   an*   1*11   do   senlry-go   for  you.   I  will.    Honor bright:    I  won't do nothln  wronff,   blow   me   If   I   do!   So   the   littlo  chap went off.    It's .all  rljfht.  sir;  don t  blame him;  he's only a kid!"���������"V.C."  The "Canals" in Mars.  J. Weed  and Yu Li.  Jimpson Weed was a icwcomcr fo  the city, and Chinese laundrymen  were "yellow primroses" to him.  But he knew that every Chinaman was  caiied John.  So, when hc had deposited a bundle  of soiled collars and cuffs at the Mongolian laundry which nourished irr the  vicinity of hi.s boarding house, he in- j^t (_j,e *ast meeting of the Astronomical  dulgcd a conversational impulse by ro- j society striking confirmation was obuiln-  markinjj: i e,] or the view that the "canals" In Mars  "Say, can I have them clothes by ! ara (jua for the roost parr, to an opti-  Chcwsday, John? Your name's John, ��������� cn, de|Uaion on the p.*rt of the obsc-i ver.  ain't   it?" ' _ j  Astronomers arc cornlnr? more and   more  "You lie," replied the celestial, with , t0 tIll3 View, its Uitezl adherent b***iriK  the   customary   placid   smile. j  profes3or   .sirnon   Spimr*,    A   drawlnif  The retort brought a blow from of ^ p]anot BhowlnK no nana!* wnn  jimpson Weed. The blow brought pi,,cocj b������fore eiaf*:".. rv of boys at tir'-en-  some Chinese reparlec, delivered with |  vu.ili    Ifosjiltal  a   flat-iron.    Then   came   more   blows, j  more    flat-irons,   more    Chinamen,   a j  terrific  general   engagement���������and   the  police. .  As Jimpson Weed was ushered into  lhe patrol waggon, together with a  bunch of disordered pigtails, what  was left of his eyes permitted him a  glimpse of the inscription over his adversary's place of business.  The sign read: "Yu Li. Heap  cheap."���������New Orleans Timed-Democrat.  .*,������.!..���������  Seii'.ol,    a ml  required    to   rnalc*   ���������  placed   nearest It   dr  those   tnrl.li>'!'   away  closely   resernl'lliis  I hey were  I' i: TIio-mi  no cal* 'Im, hut  d'iili.'il !'*d "earia Is"  fi.ose obs*'i'V'*d hy  Schinpnrelll arid oilioi'n. It Is prolmblo  that the oye beeoTif-s hy|ie."H<..(i'*ltlvo by  long khzIuk at details which are Imperfectly seen, belnn* at tho limit nt visibility, a"d <hat the rotlmil blood vessols  then convey linpressluiiH or "canals" to  tho vl.ilon-eeriiro In Iho brain, rhe hoys  wero ciulle unbiased. belriK iinneniiaintfld  with   any   driiwIiiKH   ot   Mars,   i'robahly. (tubes,   sealed   up   and  Mars Is not Irihn'bll'-d. nnd never will  he. but It Is very likely ban been. Jt Is  now In thn srnle whicli the earth will  reach  In   Hires  or  four  million  years.  Injection*, or Snnko Virus Iimmizo Jill Living Auimnls Agaiiist^tlic f-erpelil��������� Tile 1>I(1-  covery Hallad n������ u godiiend to Indlit  Where Tliousumla are Killed Kvnry Yfiir.  Snakebite can ho cured on the Pasteur principle. Enually Important���������  perhaps more so���������science has learned  to vaccinate people against snake  :*oison just as it vaccinates them  against small-pox.  Fortified thus,, you might wander  Ti-.relcgged thronsh the1 groves of  ���������Florida and let Uio rattlers arrd nioc-  o**-iii3 bite you ns much as they pleas*,  ed. It would not be necessary even to  resort to tho time-honored whiskey  tioiitment.  Seeing that rattlesnakes aro found  in evpry state or Ure Union���������ono was  killed within two mile3 of Now 'Vorlc  city not long ago���������aiul that copper-  herds and mocassin-*! make themselves  nt home pretty nearly everywhere,  this discovery should increase tho  comfort, and security o������ life in the un-  ���������settled parts of this country. Prlronr-  ITy it Is hailed as a godsend to India,  ���������where 20,000 persons every year aro  filed by the bite of the cobra.  The srtake himself furnishes tho  remedy for his bite under the method  Invented by" Prof. Frazer, of Edinburgh, and Br. A. Calmette, of tho  Pasteur Instltttte, France. Snake  venom Is Injected into the bodies of  living animals in doses at first small  and gradually becaming larger 110111  the animal ls proof against harm from.  a bite even' of the' largest serpent  From the animal' thus immunized  a serum ik procured���������serum is' the" lief���������  uid, colorless element of" blood���������which  injected into the veins' of a' man  renders' him also safe from' harm*  should a snake bite him', or, if administered soon after a bite, will neutralize the poison;  Antivonine is the name given to the  serum. Dwellers fn snake countries  who aro wise will fortify their blood  ���������with it beforehand rather than tako  chances of procuring a dose after tho  snake has done his work, as dolav  might be fatal.  How long a dnsc of the serum' irfll  make a man proof against snake po*s-  on has not been found oiff. yet, but tlio  infiiienc,-. lasts more tlfan twenty days  In a rabbit.  One of the most Interc-sting discoveries made by tho savants in their experiments was that an inoculated  mother can impart immunity to her  offspring. A tabby cat was one of tlio  ���������many subjects employed. Chbrn venom -was pumped into her tilcod by  slow degrees until sho was in fit condition to play tag with a* family of  snakes and not come to any Harm.  ShcrLly afterward she presented tha  ^ratified scientists with a family of  six bouncing kittens���������which meant to  them six new subjects for experiment.  Those unhappy kittens soon felt tire  .prick of the hypodermic needle* and  the sickness that follows small' doser,  of snake poison, and, not knowing  that ft was in the interests of*' mankind, they doubtless felt aggrieved.  The astonishing part of It' -was- that  they proved not at. all susceptible to  -tho venom, and the obvious conclusion was that the mother's milk immunized them. One of them, actually  withstood twice the lose largeenougTi  to kill a full grown cat. Ic fe sad'to  record that the savants, hungry* for  precise facts, killed another of tho  kittens by injecting a triple*dose.*  It is generally supposed that snako  poison taken Into the stom-aeli has no  effect upon the system, but Dr. Frazer has come to the conclusion that it  acts as a prophylactic.against snakebite Just as quinine does against  malaria.  This is one of the* instances in*  which science has confirmed a discovery of savage man. The Bushmen ot  South Africa swallow the poison bags  of snakes to make themselves immune from the fangs, and the blacks  of Australia, by eating venomous  snakes whole, arri-re at the same Jesuit In addition to providing themselves with a hearty meal when kan-  graoos are scarce.  Ko-,- the Moqni Indians of Arfzonu  protect themselves against poison in  ���������"t tic i r ~f a m'ou s~siia ko==ill tihTJ*fs7i~v.'fl~6W  they freely take wrttlers in their  mouths and are often bitten, is .not  known ouisldo the order of priesthood  to which this rite In confined, hut  there is ground for snspjcroti that;  tbey, too. forilfy themselves by swal-  lowinr; the poloon.  A Cape Colony physlcfnn, Or. JTiitw-  tenee, knew n Ka.Tlr '.iny who allowed  AerA'-y snakes to bite l������Tiu and cbowe I  co 111 effects from It. He p.-tnlnine-J  hi.** Itnmiinl'y by relating that when .-.  child 1*.-1 had heen liTH.en hy a iili'.i udder, removed the poTson gland.* :-.n,*l  di-rsed him with tieliots of mud dipped  in  tlit* i'Ofiom.  Prnf. Calmoti-e ri'n>"l������r-**'d h'-i siT>Vti  Iio'.tun irom I.lelhl, liidJ.-i. For $5 a  month a Mr.hof.intii.i named Knilun  fi.-Tii.shed him with lhe 1'iT.cir, ex-  i.r:'.c:ed from 100 live 'cobras every  \. aek. r  He had a special room with a floor  of poll������!:ed cement on which ths  ;:!.";���������.:���������������. which need uirovcnries:; o?  surface  for locomotion,  wero    nlmu:-.-.  l,*.-irile.'IK,  I.ullnn, who had n knack of galnlnt-  cnnlrnl over his rap*Ive-: and (Hiked,  to them as If they were liis dearest'  friendg. would collect th.** venom hy  holding a conclave watch-glass In a*  reptile's month while hr* gras-ped its  neck with the other hand.  Tho cobra would close its fung: nn  the glass and squirt a dose of venom  into the hollow. From CO to 100  enakes would thus he "milked" In tho  course of tho morning. '  The    venom   In  trie    watch-g!a.=se3  Was allowed  to dry ���������<> a flaky yellow  powder and  *wa������  then  scraped    Into  forwarded    to  'rr-pHTw ftt ni-frtt- Pari:. Trss a rtlfferer.t  pie;hod of extracting the poison. II j  fastens a handkerchiof over IU?  iioirth of a tumbler and permits tl..*  rattlesnake, or -whatever it may be, t-.i  bite through it'  There is a fine collection of snake,*.,  Including three or four large cobras,  nt the Bronx Zoo. Mr. Ditmar began  by keeping snakes as domestic pew  and had learned a gieat deal about  lhem as an amateur before he obtained his present position.  New Yorkers may ho interested to.  know that, whereas there are no p.j's-  onous snakes In Greater New York,  rattlesnakes and copperheads are to  bo found in great numbers up the  state, in Long Island and in New Jersey. Within the bounds of the municipality itself���������particularly in SU.*,*.i  Island���������there are black snakes s;:c  feet long and at least live varieties of  smaller harmless snakco ��������� garter  --makes, ribbon snakes, grass snakoj,  Jiog-noscd snakes aud  water snake.-!.  Tho most interesting of these is tho  hog-nosed snake, sometimes iguor-  antly called the puff adder and firm'/  believed by most rustics to be a deadly viper.  He is a thick-set, handsome littlo  fellow, ranging from a foot to two  feet long, striped with black and or-  tinge. On being disturbed he coils  ilatlens his head and hisses long aud  loud.  This 53 a clever trick to frighten  away his enemies, but so conscious in  he of his own helplessness that he  does not even try to bite the' hand  (that lifts htm from the ground.  His nose, with which he digs in  sandy soil, is tip-tilted,- sharp and ot  bony structure, in shape resembling  ithe snaut of a; hog.  Sam** CtirlouR Knj^nccmeirt J-tlnir*  - Tn efioosing engagement rings for  .their fiancees lovera ait times discard  the conventional* jewelled circlet in  favor of the bizarre; fantastic; and  even grewsome;  Not long since, says Tit-Bits, out of  s portion of a horseshoe that he had  found a young* man* had a ring niad.*-.*  which he gave to the lady of his  choice on the day of their betrothal.  Thc remainder of the horseshoe *cv-i*5  utilized ln the manufacture of a*  brooch and earrings.  Another iron' ring, which a short  while since was accepted by a yoruii;  girl as it token of her* lover'-j constm-  ey, was a fccctlon cut from lhe barrel  of a pistol which many yca'rs bat;*:  had played an unenviable part in a.  family tragedy.  The scion of*' a wealthy Jamil;',,  ���������whose fortunes owed their existence  to extensive tobacco* plantations,, had  a ring made-out oftho fragrant weed,*  hardened by some* process to tlie consistency almost of metal, with which  to encircle the finger of his inamoriti.  A single diamond' gave* relief, to- tho-  amulet's sombro Hue.-  - Gpals, formerly * considered so* 111.  omened, are-now not infrequently employed' In tho setting of. engagement  ���������rings. One gentleman; a native of  Manchester,, went, indeed, to an almost extreme* length in liis reprobation of superstition, the ring* which he-  gave to the lady he- has now man-Ted.  ���������being a* hoop of thirteen opals, the-  former possessor of oirch of which- Had.  met some serious misfortune.  The engagement ring chosen by a,  well known actress had once docked,  the- finger of an Egyptian nuunmy..  Disdaining everyday gewgaw with its  vulgar glint of. gems, she set lier  fancy upon this strangely discolored*  stcme, which had nothing to recommend It but its unconvcntionality and*  age.  A wealthy hachelbr;. whom we w-Ttl'  eall Taylor, has lately compounded  Kis third threatened' breach of prom*,  ise aclion by the payment of a sum  cunning well Into, four figures.. To.  each of tho three ladies who have in  turn promised-to.be his wife this gentleman has presented an engagement  ring made cf a peculiar glass, in tho  sibylline character of which the eccentric giver places such faith that its  fracture presages, in his judgment,  some matrimonial disaster. Perhaps  the ladies were careless, but thrico  has the vitreous hoop been broken,,  and thrice has Mr. Taylor,, sooner  than venture* on marriage, paid a  handsome sum to. keep the affair out  of court.  j jnu  rill Toil Know Tha! .1li>t������iil Nc**"! IImJ.  Prof. Calmette.  1 ftlr.-Ditmar, r/hp ������������������"s charge qX tho  It may souncTstraiigely to hear por-  eons tetk about a "tired steel axle"  or a "fatlguod iron rail," but that sort  of talk ls heard along railway's and J������  machine shops, and is considered correct. "The idea of inanimate metal  becoming weary!" may bo your  thought, but experts familiar with tho  ways of machinery say that work  makes it tired, and that it needs rest,  au you do.  "What caused the axle to break?"  askB tho railway superintendent.  "Fatigue of the metal," answers tho  inspector.  That answer ls frequent and often,  in accordance with the facts. At  times an axle breaks or a rail parts or  a wheel separates under much less  than the usual strain, and- the most,  ���������careful examination possible will show-  no defect or weakness. This leads en-,  girieers to charge fatigue of the metal;  ,with the result. '���������������������������������������������  . Sinews of steel can tire as vtreU a3  muscles of brawn, and metal that  does not have its rest will cease to do  its work, and may cause great damage. At least so the engineers say;  and a&sert that*without rest the affinity  of the molecules of the metal for each  other becomes weakened, until the  ���������breaking point is reached. Then,  comes trouble.  Barbers hold the name opinion, and  say that razors must have a rest, or  else you cannot keep nn edge on them,  and many men who shave themselves  keep two or more razors so as to maka  a vacation for recuperation possible.;;  ���������' It has been decided in England thaS  If a person keeps bees, he does it at  his own risk, and that he ls liable ia  damages if the it-Sects revolt and lti-  Srade the premises of other people.  The Gate to Health  is n halo heart, nnd th- better the blood |  pump tho moi*o viKorons.the vitality.  -4    S������:.*.(* know they have weak liearta i 1  3 othc-i only know that they're ill an-d 1  don't suspect (he heart. 1'  But euro the heart cures every part, t  No heart Is too sound; ninety-nine out |  of a hundred aro disordered or disease**".  Doctors do not ftel to tlie lieart ot" tho  s'lojjecti to be effective t*������iu is what medicine muBt do.  Dr. ACNEW'S HEAftT CURE,  enthrones health where disease rergried, .  in the great center of tho system, tho*  heart.   Then good blood pumps In full  measure,   sends   new    life   quivering  through every organ and tissue of the  body. It means new courage, new cheer, ���������  a new lease of life. ^i__���������.  Dr. ACNEW'S, PILIT.S      _..  ' scavengers of the d(*-*estlve system ana';  1 healers of the  disordered' apparatuc  Purely vegetable and mild, forty doses  for ten cents.   One-fifth the priceof tbe '  next best competing pill. IS ',  3ftw������rMT*fir^^  Telegraphy Still Lives;  Kvery six months or so an Inventor appears with a device that he Is sure 19  going to put an end to the business* of  the telegraph operator and his old Morse.  sounder. Prof. Fleming, rui expert associated with the Marconi Company, ���������was**  lecturing before an audience at the Rdyat  Institution in TLondon. He illustrated hla.  lecture with a message Hashed directly  from the Marconi station In Cornwall,,  through all intervening obstacles, to bistable. He had taken p.-ilns to assure hisi  audience that no one could possibly receive this message except with tho Instruments before it, which wero tho only*  set "In tuna" with the sonding Instrument:*-.  In the middle of tho message as It ca.mo-  the word "rats" was interpolated. Tho  audience was amused. Prof. Fleming-  was Indignant. Itlffld inquiry having"  provod that the senders in Cornwall wero  guiltless of tho flippancy. Prof. Fleming  wrote a wrathful letter to The Times,,  terming the Interpolation "scientific hooliganism," and calling upon the perpetrators to reveal their Identity.  In ths next Issue of The Times Mr.  Novll Masltelyue, a person whose business It ls to amuse the public with scien-  tillo curlosilios, confessed Unit ho was*  tho "hooligan." He also declared, as a*  faot of intorost to the Marconi Company's  shareholders, that the message had been  practised for several hours, that titty  horse-power had been expended ln getting  lt through, and that ho had Intercepted  lt and added to ft with ordinary "untuned" Instruments stationed In Lhe neiglu  borhood.  A Tinker's  Dam  hs the bank o*F dirt he  makes to hold In th������-  melting solder.  There's nothing* so worthless a.  second after except Spoon medicines 1  (or Catarrh,  Dr.  Agnew's  Catarrhal-:  Powder is an antiseptic, healing:  dressing', applied directly to the-  diseased surface by the patient himself, who blows the powder through:  a tube into his nostrils.  The cure dates from the first puff.;  You needn't snuffle from colds.i  and hay fever, if you have Dr..  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder, in tha:  house. It relieves colds or catarrh...  and cures headache in ten. minutes.,'  The American Medicine Co., AHentown, P������.,  writes:��������� " Your Dr. Agnew's OatarrJ-at  Powder il the best seller in catarrh remedies,  we have in our store, and our customer! praise-  It very highly."    DTft. VON STAN'S PINEAPPLE TAM-EKl ������r������  the only co- .irerors of indigestion, dyspepsl*  and catarrh of the stomach. They, digest (he  food, giving the stomach as long a holiday. ������������������ ll  needs to get well.. Cured thousands, will cur*  you.    Price, 86c. 1*  "Pa, what's an auto-da-fe f* 'fAslc you*  uncle Billy; he knows moro about the.  Jfteucli machines thnn. I. do."  This Woman is Unhappy'  8HE SNORES  her breath ts bad, because of Catarrh  It is a mercy to tell her that        ���������   DR. AGNEWTS CATARRHAL POWDER  will surely Core her.  Some remedies are quack���������Agnew *  cure is quick.      --       - _ .  Her life Is in danger from Pulmonary  disease, which so inevitably follows  Chronic Catarrh. " '  Thia cure complete only costs B0 eta a  bottle. Relief instantly and the patient  stays cared. . ...      - ,1  It not only soothes; it heals. Colds  and Acute Catarrh relieved, and headache cured in ten minutes.  George Xcwls, of Hollenbuck &  Baker, Slianiolcln, J'a., writes:'  "I have used a great many Catarrh  remedies nnd havo never had any relief  until I used one box of Ilr. /Enew's Cs*  lirrhal Powder, which cured me after I  had been troubled with Catarrhfor fifty  years.   I am l?0 years old.  DR. AGNEW'S  HEART CURE  keeps the heart going, which keeps the  nerves toned, which set stomach and  liver and the whole system in order)  and that's the right way and the only  way to do It *������' ./;  f'(--"?  -K  HOUS  H. BENEDICT.  A  Thrilling Story of Love and Adventure.  sr  '���������'���������*.������  distress h'er father's words caused het  i "There, there," continued the olt  ���������"nan, "they are foolish tears; but crj  |It out; you will feel better for It, and  rbe my merry little girl again one ol  fthese days. If I was a girl, It's tew  [tears I would waste on the scamp.) thai  iran away from me."  "I cannot believe that Clarrde meant  i.to desert me, father," Interposed Rosa,  'pleadingly.  The old man's brow darkened.  "Believe It or not, girl," he said, "he's  ibut a scamp, and I'd sooner see. you  ijjead than married to him. He's made  a fool ot you, and I must leave it to  (work off. When your wits come back,  you'll be ashamea of every tear shed  tor sueh a scapegrace."  Rosa saw that to attempt to controvert her father's opinion of Claude  ���������would only be to arouse his anger, and  Bhe -wisely chose to be silent.  The old man did not attempt to press  his wishes on. her any further, but  turned away-with the bluff counsel ta  cheer up and forget her troubles.  Cheer up! The words sounded like  mockery lo poor Rosa. In the conflict  which she saw ahead between her filial  duty and her pTighted troth, tnere appeared nothing to cheer and encourage  her. The future lowered on her vision  dark and threatening, and portentious  ef the wreck of all her hopes of happi<  taesa.  CHAPTER XXT.  lawyer Saybrook had very littlo 01  the sentimental in his disposition. But  Who is proof against the rosy archer at  all times p.nd under all circumstances?  The time comes when the most wary  must be taken in a snare.  The elder Saybrook entered his domicile one day, with thoughts Intent upon  business. He wished to have a talK  -with Ralph, who, however, was not in  the ofllce. He made his way to the domestic department where Mrs. Grewy  presided. That excellent housekoepez  had been engaged in moulding bread,  and three shapely loaves stood on the  moulding board as he entered. Mrs.  Grewy . blushod "slightly, and then  ���������smiled sweetly, as she saw the lawyer.  Somehow, It had never before struck  TMr. Saybrook that Mrs. Grewy was an  attractive female, but Just at this par  tlcular moment it flashed on him that  the widow, as she stood with her  sleeves rolled up above her elbows  showing a white and shapely arm, and  ���������with a Jaunty cap on her head, present.  ���������ed rather a handsome ; figure. This  thought entered the: lawyer's mind, but  hia immediate object was to enquire  'for Ralph, so he said:  ' "'Has Ralph been In, Mrs. Grewy'?"  -"He went out about half ��������� an hour  ago," replied Mrs. Grewy, and again a  : rosy hue suffused her face. Now, there  was really no reason for -the widow  to blush.'.'.'.������������������Mr. Saybrook's objeot. waa  plainly, very prosaic, and : there -was  certainly nothing unusual in his inquiring for -his son. Still, his sudden advent had evidently so accorded -with  some fancy of tie widow's as to produce the tell-tale signal. In question.  "Did he say When he would be back?"  continue!} the lawyer.  "Oh, bless- you, no," -replied the  ���������widow; "he never does, you know.; and  J shouldn't presume to ask."  "Or didn't say .where he was going?"  "Oh, dear, no, Mr. Saybrook; but then  If you are anxious to know, I might  make a pretty good guess. He dressed  himself with unusual care, and I suspect that he was going Tup -to Mr.  Bruyn's."1  .And having said this,, the widow  thought it proper to look down archly,  ���������and.again let a rosy tinge suffuse her  face.  Now the lawyer-had been fully .answered, and there was no occasion for  ihim to remain longer Iri the kitchen.  ���������But he hesitated a moment, and .then  advanced toward the table where tho  (Widow had been at <work.  "Making; bread, eh?" he said.    "Really, Mrs. Grewy, I must compliment  _****ou.on,yourself ort.  The effect of these words on tha  iwldow was truly remarkable. They hot  'only caused her to blush again in a  very charming manner, but the lawyer  oouM havo sworn tbat In the space ot  about three seconds she grew twenty  years younger, so pleased and animated did she become under .the effect of  liis compliment,  Now the truth was that the widow  had long worshipped ln silence the  stately lawyer, and had ln fancy cherished the idea that he would make a  more than Acceptable substitute for the  late Mr. Grewy, who ln truth had been  but a plain and illiterate, though good-  natured   blacksmith.     Mr.   Saybrook, :  -   - ,,   ,  liowever. had hitherto never manifested   *Ii?er' and Bee U th?y areJ.,aU r'Kht*  "Well," said the lawyer, "I ngre<  with you about Ralph. The girl will b<  fortunate who gets hirrr. And yet 3  om particularly anxious about this ires*  ent affair of his. I think he is getting  along, Mro. Grewy. I do not think i!  would be any mistake to have It understood that he Is lo marry Rosa, but o!  course I would not wish to have II  known as coming from mo, you know."*  "Oh, certainly nol," replied thi  ���������widow. "Really, I ar. quite surprised-  ond pleased, too, although one may bi  eure that Ralph cannot get anybody  too good for him."  "Well, if Ralph comes In this way,  tell him I want to see him," said th*  lawyer. "I am going up In. the office."  "But won't you have Just a bite of  something before you go, Mr. Saybrook," inquired the widow, with a sudden display of tender anxiety for his  carnal comfort. "Let me ��������� show you  some cake I have Just been baking."  "No, no, Mrs. G rewy; ..not at present; do notdisturb yourself. I must go  at once."  And so the lawyer loft, having succeeded in raising the most ardent hopes  in. the bosom of the widow that - she  .would yet be the rich and distinguished  ���������lira. Saybrook, while he had at the  same time taken tho best measure possible to have It publicly understood that  'Ralph and Rosa were irot only engaged  but very shortly to be married. He  took his accustomed seat In his office,  and hour after hour flew by while ha  [was deeply absorbed in writing.  I  At last Ralph came In.  "Eh, Ralph," said the elder man,  "take a seat. Just home, eh? Well,  ���������what lucy to-day? Any more favorable  report."  "Well, slightly, perhaps," replied tha  young man, drawling out his tones with '  easy indifference. "It isn't my tactics,  you know, to hurry matters. I undertook to press my claims a little to-day,  however, and succeeded in extracting  the answer that, while I was held in  the deapest respect, it was not possible  that I could become the recipient of  anything more than friendship while  any doubt remained as to the actual  sentiments of a certain young gentleman now in Europe. Not a very encouraging answer, perhaps; but infer-  entially I see therein a sign of hope."  "Ralph, I am rather out of patience  iwlthyou," exclaimed the father.: "And  yet I admire your imperturbable coolness. But I never can bear to delay in  ���������such matters as this. There is no telling what new difficulty will spring up.  That girl's obstinacy annoys me exceedingly. Everything Is' straight now* It  It wasn't * for her Infatuation for that  * young fool of a Rolff. I have the old  man completely in my power, I think,  and I believe I could speedily.bring him  to exert his authority. But you have  been so opposed to it, I have hesitated."  "Well," interposed Ralph, "I don't  "know but that I am getting a little  tired of the way matters are going myself. I don't like to own up beat in  such a contest���������in fact, I.don't; but if  time is a question of moment, I donTt  know that I should object to a little  pressure 'being used."  "Well," responded the elder, "I have  a plan In my mind to. stir up the old  gentleman that I think will work satisfactorily, and I must put it in opera/  tion."  ��������� "What is  It?"  asked  Ralph.  ! .-"Well, never mind at present," replied his father."All you need concern yourself about is to note the result. Old Bruyn will doubtless be ln  this evening, and I shall see what I can  'do with-him. My idea Is, that if we  can only induce him to bring a moderate amount of pressure to bear on Rosa  she will speedily, yield. This Is the sentimental period of her existence, and  young Rolff having secured the flrst  place in her affections, she naturally  clings to him. It ls very natural, and,  ln fact, she is to be'eommended for it;  only it is cursed inconvenient for us.  But she will not be a whit less devoted  "to~ydu7^my_bo'yr~ift"er"^he^nceTnaK(Mr  up her mind to accept you as her lover.  She ls rather more constant .than her  sex generally, and I like her .the better  for it."  < "She's a tip-top girl," replied Ralph,  "and I'm hanged if I don't grow to  like her better every time I see hor.  She's the soul of sweetness and sincerity, and I'm almost sorry for her, she  grieves so over that fellow Claude. But  of course I'll make her a better hus-  ���������fcand, and I fancy I'll cure her yet of  admiration for anybody beside myself."  "Well, Ralph, we'll hope for the best,  and work for lt as well. And now Just  look over these papers in Saybrook vs.  ���������Parmer Bruyn, "first sell me the wood  lot, and the meadows next to the road.  Jt'll pay more than lie will."  I "Ah, but, my dear sir, that would  cripple the balance of the estate, and  spoil my bargain."  I "But you promised me," said the farmer doggedly, flushing up in a way that  Showed how deeply he was interested.  1 "I said I would consider your claims;  but the fact is, my dear Mr. Bruyn, I  trD not wish to sell the place at all. My  ambition has been to put it in repair,  and deed the place to Ralph as a wedding present, of course calculating also  to make" it my own home for the balance of my days. If there were an7  immediate prospect of Ralph getting  married, I might still adhere to my  plans���������in fact, I undoubtedly would;  but it is an expensive project, and one  I worrld not care to undertake witJiout  the boy was to make a good match  with a young lady who would have  something to add to his own fortune  and enable them to support the place  in the style it would require. As matters are, however, there seems no immediate prospect of Ralph succeeding  with the only matrimonial suit he has  yet undertaken���������of course, my dear sir,  you know to what. I refer���������and the old  place Is rather a weight Dn my hands;  and I don't know as I am Justified in  refusing such  an  excellent offer.    Cf  Course, my dear Mr. Bruyn, I would  like to oblige you, if my interests rendered lt In any way admissable. The  truth is, I have indulged the fond hope  that Ralph would succeed in his suit  with your daugl.ar and that thus our  two properties, which seem destined  naturally to be united, would come together as the Joint property or our  children. But, of course, you know, Mr.  Bruyn���������"  "No, I* don't know," interrupted tht  old man. "I thought we understood  each.other pretty well on that subject,  and as far as I'm concerned, I don't see  why there ls any trouble about it."  "Ah, but Ralph informs me that your  daughter positively refuses to give up  her belief in the good faith of her former lover,-Claude Rolff, and make3  every prospect of his winning her hand  dependent upon her being flrst fully assured, that young Rolff will hot return  to fulfill his pledges. Of course, that  creates an obstacle whose removal ls  so uncertain and indefinite that lt  seems absolutely foolish, from a business point of view, to refuse a good offer to sell in order to take such improbable chances."  Farmer .Bruyn satdown the glass he  had been holding in his hand, and leaned forward in his chair.  . "And so Rosa tells Ralph she intends  to marry Claude Rolff yet?" he asked.  "That's about it," replied the lawyer.  "She seems to have full faith that ho  will come back, and is resolved at least  to wait and give him the chance to  claim her."  The farmer leaned back ln his chair,  and laughed heartily.  "Ab, sir, she's a rare girl, and, by my  "Sunder, I believe she's got some of my  own grit in her. . But don't you fear  sir;.she'll never throw herself away on  that young scamp. I'll take'care of  that. She's always been a good girl,  and she'll do as I say, I'll warrant. I've  taken a liking to Ralph myself, and  Rosa will like him too, yet. But he's a  dunder head. Why don't he spark her  so as to cut out that young scamp?  'Ain't got the courage, of a mouse, eh.  Sir���������ha, ha, ha! 'Twasn't so when I  was a young man. I never gave nry  wife any peace till she,said she'd have  me. She was bound she Wouldn't marry  me, but.I was bound; to haye' her, and  I got her. No.-no; Rosa's all right It's  Ralph that don't know how to manage.  Well, I must see to it���������I must see to it.  It won't do to have our plans broken  up.'  "It would grievj me exceedingly," replied the lawyer. "I had already begun to make my estimates for having  the old house, repaired and fixed over,  .when, this offer; came, and, together  with Ralph's despondent report, set me  to thinking seriously. But, of course,'  my dear Mr. Bruyn, as you say, w*e  must not allow our plans to fall througt  so easily. I am disposed now to agree  with you that the fault is partly  Ralph's. I must talk to him, and give  Thim some advice. These young people  need the supervision and advice of their  parents, Mr. Bruyn'.  "Aye, that they do; and I mean my  daughter shall have It-"  . Thus under the influence of wine and  the blandishments of the lawyer, the  old farmer was fully caught in the trap  that had been laid for him; and, after  some further talk, he started for liome,  full of thoughts and plans that boded  nojaDDinega tn Rosa. . __^. ���������__'   the slightest interest in the widow's  efforts to please him, and this sudden  unbending quite took her by surprise.  fl*he lawyer, though, had long been  aware of the not very carefully concealed worship of his * housekeeper, but,  While lt had not been displeasing to his  .Vanity, to reciprocate her sentimental  attitude was about the last thing he  (would have thought of under ordinary  circumstances. **  *   But this digression Is  delaying   the  -widow's answer.  "Really, Mr. Saybrook," she replied,  Evening came, and shortly after sup-  jper hour waB over. Farmer Bruyn  dropped into the office of the lawyer.  [Anthony Saybrook received him with  especial warmth, and speedily ordered  In glasses and bottles, and pressed his  hospitality on the free hearted old fellow, with all his arts of persuasion.  ���������'.' After they had both tossed off a couple of glasses of wine, and exhausted  ithe ordinary topics of interest, the lawyer thought it time to introduce the  subject of his plan to, influence the old  gentleman to so exercise his parental  (j I authority over his daughter as to Induce  ������������������you are very kind to speak so; anc,  - -   -   - ���������      -   tliinfc I -her to look more favorably on Ralph's  ' suit.  [If I do say lt myself, I do not  there are many women who can surpass  me ln baking of any kind; but then I  always put my whole soul in my work,  Iwhlch is a good deal, but very natural,  as lt Ib my highest ambition to please  you."  "XJ-m-m���������yes���������of course," replied the  lawyer. "And so Ralph has gone up to  old Bruyn's?" i  "Yes���������that ls, I think he has," said *  ithe  widow.      "And  I   must   say,   Mr,  Saybrook, that I think the young lady '  Is very fortunate who succeeds ln get- '  -ting him.    Of course,   I admit   I am  somewhat    prejudiced���������but    how    can  ���������I help HT   I think hc ls really the mosl  elegant young man I ever knew." I  ���������   "Ah," interposed the lawyer. |  I "Tes, Indeed," continued the widow, :  Rasing arohly up." "And he resemble! .  trom bo much; lt Is really quite remark* *  "By the way, Mr. Bruyn���������but, come,  let me fill your glass up again. There,  ���������there���������don't say no; it is a very light  (Wine, and wouldn't hurt, you if you  drank a gallon of it. What was I going  ito say? Ah, I recollect���������I have a bit of  news that may Interest you. I have an  offer to sell the Rolff property."  The old farmer gazed up in evldeoj  surprise.  i "Who to?" he asked.  ' "Well, I am not at liberty to state  yet. He ls a very wealthy elty merchant, who wishes to retire, and seek  a healthy and quiet locality to spend  the remainder of his days. The offer  came to me through a legal friend of  mine, and is really a very good one, aa  tho old gentleman is wllllns te pay liberally."  *- "U you are going to sell/' IMerpoae-J  CHAPTER XXII.  Borne days passed by, and the toils  about poor Rosa Bruyn grew more distressing and hard to bear. Sbe could  see that her father had fully set his  mind on her marrying Ralph Saybrook.  She was aware that he was a man who.  with all his kindness of heart, never  could brook being thwarted in any way  and was altogether too practical and  coarse in his nature to appreciate her  sentimental objections to the proposed  matrimonial agreement He apparently  did not consider tbat her objections  could be anything more than temporary, or that sooner or later she would  not forget Claude Roi IT and be ready  to accept Ralph ln his place with all  her accustomed cheerfulness and obedience.  At the same time, a change was go***  Ing on in the nature of the old farmer.  He had for two or three years retired  trom the more active labor ln managing his farm, and now found time every  day to spend a few hours in the village,  and was certain to make thither a regular evening trip. This spare time was  mostly spent either in the tavern or In  the company of lawyer Saybrook. The  'lawyer not only liked a social glass  himself, but was well aware of the ef  ���������feet of good spirits in promoting a  friendly and complying disposition it  those he wished to influence, and, interested as he was in securing the welfare of Ralpb with the old farmer, ha  did not fail to ply him with his best  liquors as often as he called. Moreover,  the old man took pride in supporting  the chnracter of a free-hearted burgher,  and did not escape from Ronk's tavern  of an evening without having indulged  ln more strong spirits than was good  for him.  Mrs. Bruyn and Rosa could both notice that the effect of these potations  was to increase the Irascibility and obstinacy of the head of the household  when he was crossed, while the constant brooding to become the possessor  of more lands, aad particularly of the  rich fields and heavy woods adjoining  on tbe side of the Rolff estate, became I  more and more a monomania with hlni.  The means the old farmer took to influence his daughter���������or-, rather, the attitude and disposition toward her which  were a natural result of his feelingn and  wishes���������were such as to greatly increase her distress and weaken her res  olution.  He used no harshness toward her.  His irritability showed Itself rather In  a quarrelsome and dictatorial disposition toward his farm laborers, and a  faultfinding habit about the houso  which was a source of great anxiety  to Mrs. Bruyn.  The generous-hearted girl was deeply  grieved thus to see herself the innocen/  cause of trouble to others.  Toward herself, however, hor fathei  was more than usually kind.   He treated her obstinacy in clinging to her faith  In Claude with a bluff nnd hearty ridicule, but under it his love for her shorn*  out ln a certain tenderness of look nrrd  tone that belled his curt words.  i    Rosa recognized this, and it added to  Ithe difficulty of her position.    Her na-  iture was    naturally    a seli-saerlllclris i  one.   Were her own happiness alone Involved,   she  felt   that  she  could   yield  without a murmur to anything that her  'father Wished.      But  her"  word    writ  plighted; deep Jn    her heart she    feit  convinced  of   Claude's  constancy  and  rattn; sne oould not face the reflection  of his returning one day to find that*  Bhe had been weak and false.  Thus, all the efforts of her father to  convince her of Claude's unworthlnes3  only resulted in her clinging more firmly to her faith ln him.  The old farmer was withal amused  with her display of firmness, and rather  admired her spirit. Had it not been  Tor his frequent visits to lawyer Say-  brook's office and the skill with which  that accomplished schemer played on  Iris ambition and avarice, he probably  ���������would have left Ralph to his own fate.  But the fear of seeing Rolff House go  Into, the hands of a stranger, and of.  entirely losing the lands he had coveted for so many years, spurred him on.  He sat on the front stoop one day, in  ThlB accustomed chair, smoking his pipe.  It was early autumn, and his eyes could  wander over a portion of his own land,  and down to where the woods and meadows of the Rolff place joined his own  line. Over the crest of the intervening  hill, the gables and chimneys of Rolff  House rose clear against the sky.  It was a beautiful view, and Rosa,  Who had appeared at the hall door  stood awhile passively admiring it. Indulging, no doubt, sad reflections as to  the future.  , "Come here, Rosa,", said the farmer.  |   Ehe stepped quietly to his side.  "See there," he said taking his pipe  from his mouth with one hand, while  .with the other he pointed toward Rolff  ���������House, "there lies the best bit of land  In the.whole country. The old house  there, in my day, was a grand place,  and everybody thought it a palace. It's  In bad shape now���������'twasn't in the Rolff  blood to keep: it up. Ah, it's bad blood,  erlrl, lt never could keep what it.didn't  gain honestly. That place now is Anthony Saybrook's / and he tells me he  ls going to sell it if Ralph don't get  married, but if .he does he will give it  to him. A grand place lt would bo if it  was fixed up and the: spooks driven out.  It can be yours and Ralph's, and with  It enough money to make: It as grand  as it ever was. Now, I am going over  to Mr. Saybrook's to-night; and if I tell  him ayou.are willing to marry Ralph,  he'll draw up a deed giving the whole  property to you two, arid of course wha  I've got: will be yours, and In my old  age I'd' be happy, to see my little girl  the lady of the country."  Rosa grew pale, and was silent a moment.  "The place is Claude's, father," she  said finally; "It was left to him; it  ought to be his."  "Tut, tut, girl; he gave it away for  the money to waste and riot in a foreign land. It's his no longer. I knew  he would never keep it; but I never  thought he'd be such a dunderhead as  he was about it."  "He was cheated; there is fraud  somewhere; Claude would never have  given up Rolff House," replied Rosa,  speaking low but with painful intensity.  "What's done is done, girl," said the  old man, resuming his pipe. "I saw  the paper deeding the old place away,  and It had Claude's name to it. I know  his writing well enough. He's lost it,  and lost it for good, and there isn't  much chance that he'll ever como  back here. Come, Rosa, give up your  foolishness about Claude, and take a  man that's got brains, and knows how  to make money and keep it, too. You'll  never get a better chance." _    j  ���������"Ohr-father,****-;you^do-not'kn^ww'Hatr  you ask me," replied    the poor   girl.  Mainly About People.  A woman with eight young children  boarded a street car which was already  comfortably filled. The conductor became a trille impatient because it took  the family so long to get aboard, and as  the mother finally reached the top step  and tire car began to move, the conductor asked, with a suspicion of a smile:  "Are these all your children, madam, or  Is it a picnic?" "Tliey nre all nry children," returned tire wonrarr, with a grim  ���������mile, "and X tell you it's no picnic."  The other day lire London "Pall Mall  Gazette" referred to \V. S. Gilbert ns  "the late XV. S. Gilbert." This called  forth a note of protest from the. famous  comic opera librettist, iir wliieli lie said:  "There is a linr* in your is-me of y.'sl.cr-  ������5ay tlrnt must lrave sent a thrill "of joy  through marry a worthy borne.    I refer  Anecdotal.  It Is related that Sainte-Beuvs detested rain. On one occasion, when he had  to fight a duel, he appeared with a pistol  In one hand and au umbrella in the  other. "I am willing to be shot," lie exclaimed, "but not to get wet."  George Meredith, tire eminent novelist,  Is as alert and witty in his, casual talk  as lie is in his fiction. X.ifc long ago, in  conversation with a friend, Mr. Meredith was asked his opinion of a certain  obnoxious person who bad lately settled  in tiro neighborhood, ''lie seems to me,"  replied the author of "Diana of the  Cross ways," "to be one of the least of  God's mercies."  A characteristic story of the late Si:  Hector Macdonald Iras just reached ui  Always a man of few words, when sending his only son to a public school foi  to a line in urr article headed 'A Naval j the lirst time, he addressed the following  Buttle,' in which I nur referred to a.s j brief note to tho headmaster: "Herewith  'the late W. >S. Gilbert.' I nm always j boy Hector, to bo made a man of"���������a  sorry to spoil sport, but common candor ;'sentence worthy of being handed down  compels me to admit (reluctantly)  that I to  posterity as a  remarkable  example  STABLE, HINTS."  I am still alive  Gilbert."  Yours faithfully, W. S.  Frederick III. of Prussia, who delighted in his reputation as tho most laconic  man in Europe, once met a Hungarian  magnate, taking the waters at Carlsbad,  who had also acquired fame for abruptness of speech. This tempted the Prus-  flian monarch to meet liim and try him  in the arts of brevity. The magnate was  pointer}, put t������ J,rp*|erjcJ> as he stood ia  the hall of his hotel. Tire icing went up  to him, and the following conversation  was the result: Frederick���������Bathing?  Hungarian���������Drinking. Frederick ��������� Olfc  cer? Hungarian���������Magnate. Frederick���������  So! Hungarian (taking the initiative)���������  Detective? Frederick���������King! Hungarian���������'C'ongra tulatc!  Mrs. Leslie M. Shaw, the wife of the  Secretary of the United States Treasury,  has recently given out in Washington o  number of n-liirsing interviews about tire  inadequacy of the salaries of cabinet  officers. Mrs. Shaw was Miss Alice Craw-  shaw in her youth, and she lias always  ���������been noted for her ready wit. It is said  of her that a young man of humorous  bent one day exclaimed in Irer presence:  "What could be more dreadful than for  a woman, after mending her husband's  cont, to find in one of the pockets :r love  letter from another woman?" "Fortunately," said Mrs. Shaw, "tlint oould never happen. The woman would find: the  letter first, and then.she would not mend  the coat."  A village clergyman, declares "Publio  Opinion," has this -ingenious bit among  his records: One day he was summoned  in haste ;by Mrs. Johnston, wiio had been  taken suddenly ill. He went in some  wonder, because she was not of his parish, and was known to be devoted to her  own minister, the Eev. Mr. Hopkins.  While be was waiting in the parlor, be  fore seeking the sick woman, he beguiled  the time by talking with hor daughter*  "I am very much pleased to know your  mother thought of me in lier illness," he  said. "Is Mr. Hopkins away ?" The lady  looked unfcignedly- shocked. "No," she  said. "Oh, no. But we're afraid it's  something contagious, and we didn't liko  him to run any risks."  Mrs. Van Voret, the author of "The  Woman Who Toils," had many" amusing  and odd adventures during her life as a  worker. One adventure that has not  heretofore.been printed concerned a taciturn man. She met this man on a New  England road, mending a worm fence.  "Can you tcn_me" she said to liim, "how.  far it is, from" here to the. next town?"*  He pointed forward. "Milestone jittle  further on will tell you," he'growled.  Rudeness such as this vexed Mrs. Van,'  Vorst. "But the milestone will ���������be no  good, to me, for I can't read," she said.  Thereupon the taciturn man chuckled a,  little. "Ho, ho," hc said, "it is just the  kind o' milestone ft-r people that can't'  read, for all t'he writin's been washed off  of it."  breaking Into tears.  "Yes, I do; I ask you to give up a  vagabond and scamp for a steady, honest young fellow, who's got everything  I want the man that marries you to  have. Don't be foolish, girl. It's too  good a chance to throw away. I don't  .want to see anybody else have that  property. I've always wanted to buy  lt, to settle on you when you marry;  but now it can be yours with Just a  .word. When Ralph speaks to you next  time, Rosa, take an old man's advice,  and don't put him off for a poor coot  BVho never meant to marry you."  J Poor Rosa could not reply. She attempted to speak* but her tongue refused to perform its office. Finally  overcome by her feelings, she turned  and walked slowly away and entered  the house, her manner showing only  too plainly her deep agitation.  The old man turned and gazed after  ber as she slowly disappeared.  "Ah, poor girl," he muttered. "She's  eore hurt by that young scamp, and I  .was fool enough to let lt all happen  (When I might have nipped It in tho bud.  ���������But it's better she should suffer now  for a little while than all her life.  She'll oome around. I can trust her;  ehe's got rare good sense; and as soon  i������s her eyes are opened, she'll think  more of Ralph than she ever did of that  .vagabond.'"  And with this comforting reflection,  the old farmer puffed anew on his pipe,  and turned his thoughts to the bargains  jhe could drive with the shrewd lawyer  t,when lt came to arranging the terms Of  the marriage settlement.  (To be Continued.)  The following story of the Pope is current in Italy, where Leo XIII. personally is most popular even amongst the an;  ti-Clericals.   He lias���������or is supposed to  have���������some nephews who find it somewhat difficult to  extract  money  from  liim.   The wife of one of those nephews  is said to have undertaken to get some  from him.    Sho solicited: an interview*;  and,  having obtained  it, said: ' "Holy  Father, I come to sock your advice.   I  am poor, I have  a  large  family,  and,  alas I I am in debt.   I have been gifted  by heaven with a good voice, and tha  proprietor of a music irall has offered me  a large salary to appear orr Iiis-stnge and  sing a few simple songs.   Ought I to oo-  _ccptJlre^fJ^r?^iLCVrtaiiily,'i:replied=hi!)  Holiness; "and I only regret that my of*  ficia1  position will not allow me to In  prcserrt at your debut."  ..Professor James Bryce in his recently  published "Studies in Contemporary Biography"   has   tlris   paragraph   on   Gladstone and Darwin: "Once in the lobby of  the House of Commons, seeing.his countenance saddcircd by the troubles pf'Ireland, I told trim, in order to divert his  thoughts,  how  someone   had    recently  discovered  that Dante 'had  in  his  last  years been appointed at Ravenna to a  lectureship which raised him above the  pitch of want.   Mr. Gladstone's face at  once lit up and hc snid, 'How strange it  is to think that these great souls whose  words are a' beacon-light to all the generations  that  have  come  after   them,  should have had cures and anxieties to  vex them in their daily life, just like the  rest of us common mortals.'   The phrase  remi .dcd mo that a few days before I  had heard Mr.-Darwin, in dwelling upon  tho pleasure a visit paid by Mr. Gladstone had given him, say, 'And ho talked  just as if he had been an ordinary person  like'one of ourselves.'    Tlie  two groat  men  were alike unconscious    of    their  greatness."  of brevity and sterling common sense.  An Englishman of somewhat questionable reputation, who was criticizing the  American way of spelling, once turned to  Maurice Barrymore, the actor, and said:  "I'll leave it to JMr. Barrymore. Is it  right to leave out the V irr such words  as harbor, neighbor, honor, candor, etc?'  "Well, about harbor and neighbor I am  not sure," replied Barrymore, "but wheri  it comes to honor and candor I leave vou  out."  The story is told of a Scotch preacher  who gavo his people lo:rg, slrong sermons, and delivered them in a remarkably deliberate manner. One Sunday he  asked a friend who was visiti-'g him to  occupy his pulpit in the morning. "An'  were you satisfied wi' my preaching?"  asked his friend, as thev walked home  from the kirk. "Weel," said his host,  slowly, "it was a fair discoorse, Will'rn,  a fair discoorse; but it pained me at the  last to see the folk looking sae fresh and  wide awake. I mistrust 'twasna sae long  nor sao sound as it should hae beerr."  When Booker T. Washington wae  asked by a Southerner recently to prov?  to a JNorthern audience that that section  was really responsible for the introduc  tion of slavery into the American colonies, Mr. Washington said he was reminded of the story of an old colored  man who had a pig, which he sold one  morning to.'a white man for three dollars. The white man drove orT with his  purchase, but on the road the pig escaped,  and found ite way back to Uncle Zeke's  cabin. A little later, another white man  came along, and Uncle Zeke sold him the  same pig for another three dollars. On  his way home with the pig the second  purchaser encountered the first returning  in search of the escaped animal. After  some wrangling they decided to go back  and refer the question to the old darkey.  "Uncle Zeke" said -number one, "didn't  you sell me this pig at nine o'clock this  morning?" "Sho' 1 did, massa." "But,  Uncle Zeke," said number two, "didn't I  pay you three dollars for this pig at  twelve o'clock ?" "Sho' you did, mas3a."  "Well, then, who does the pig belong to?"  "Sakes alive," said Uncle Zeke, "can't you  'white folks settle dat question between  yo'selvea?"  Like many Frenchmen, especially those  hailing from the south of France, President Loubct is very fond of those national dishes in which garlic forms an  important ingredient. Orree, in his lawyer  days, when he was pleading in court after having partaken of some sueh dish,  his democratic tastes in this respect  placed jiim'ir^ a soni-prhnt ^rjuiaj-rasjiriv  "pqsftionT The "pfeslamg judjje hapjrehca  to be a man of aristocratic-origin and,  breeding, to whom the odor of garlic vvb������. j  absolutely intolerable. M. Loubet roso '  and began his argument. Ho hTi5 not  proceeded very far when the judge was  observed to sniff-rather uncomfortably  and to take out a perfumed handkerchief, reinforcing it a few 'moments later with a smelling-bottle. These measures, however, proved of rro avail as a  protection from the pungent and penetrating effluvium which enranated from  the future JPrcsideirt of the republic. Ai  last, his olfactory sense rising in open  rebellion, the indignant judge shoutedr  "Usher, open the windows; open the  doors. For heaven's sake, jet out thi*,  abominable smell!" Since then M. I-ou*  bet, it is said, though he still preserves  his simplicity of life, has climinatrd garlic from his articles of diet.  Here are some "stable hfnts"* that  ore good enough to be offered to horea  owners generally:  Give your stable a thorough cleaning occasionally. It wil! more th-rn,  repay you ln way of appearance, audf  he beneficial in a sanitary way.  Give your stable plenty of air and?  light.  Always water your horses befora  feeding. Toi; can teach him to drialc  then by not offering water after feed������  ing. thereby avoiding possible coito  Don't water or feed when hot.  Give your horse grain in a lArso  eurfaeed feed box, or- use aa ircn or.o  with an irregular surface (half ball;,  molded In; he will not fill his mouth  so full, chewing his food better.  Feed your horse as near the ground  as possible; wheu eating low down  more saliva becomes mixed with tn<������  food, aiding dige-stion.  Have your stable stalls as nearly o*������  a level as possible.  Use a little lime occasionally in.  your stalls and barn yard. Lime ls ?  great purifier.  Don't speak to your horse louder,  than you would to your sweetheart,  an don't allow profanity used around-  him���������a horse with brains "don't lik������  to be talked to like a prize fighter.  Have regular hours for feeding yonti  iorse, and give him sufficient time to  cat.  Don'f strike your horse with a fora  Ifandle, or strike him over the head;/  If he needs punishing use a small  .whip���������everyday clubbing or striking  does no good. Make him respect j'ou  and the whip, and have him teas  nothing else.  Use your horse kindly, but do not  pet him���������it makes him too familiar.  Pet horses are like pet people���������na  good.  Feed your horse clean food; if yoar.  oatfi are dusty clean thenr, and don't  feed hay full of dust or dirt.  Don't tie your horse too low down  or too long, just so be can have tha  use of his head to lie down.  ChaDge your horse's feed occasionally; it will make him feel good. Give  him bran, roots, etc. (small quantities  of roots at first until accustomed to  them). How would you like to be fed  day in and day out on one kind ot  fcod?  Don't allow your horse to stand,m  manure or wet places. This is what  causes thrush, and the ammonia arising in such places affects the eyes,  etc., and coming in contact with tha  carriage and harness destroys Tar*  ���������aieh and weakens leather.  ���������Keep your horse feeling good by.  proper food and care and he will mora  than repay you for the little extra tim������  you give him.  Keep your horse well groomed, as *  .-well-kept animal not only appears better but keeps easier and feels better  (Uke a man after a bath) than onr  ���������neglected.  Keep a little salt where your horsa  can ijet it at his pleasure, not throwing it in his feed. How do you lika  your food over salted?  Keep your   horse's mane   and tall-  ���������well cleaned and wash  h:a tail    and*  dock occasionally in a pail of water.  It will greatly stimulate it and grot*  a flowing tail.      _���������_.������������������<- ,--'".'  J?*-"  Dairy l;ot������.  BVIDi'CK TBAT  ii?  N 1)0  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Removes all hard, soft or callaoused  lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sere  and swollen threat, coughs, etc. Save  ?50 by the use of one bottle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish  cure ever known.  The Odds Against Him.  Ezra Pike���������Mother, you got ter stop  takin' in summer boarders, er else I got  ter quit farmiii'.  Mrs. Pike���������Wy, pa, what's the trouble?  Ezra Pike���������They's no uso prayin' fer  rain with fourteen summer boarder*  prayin' fer fair weather.���������"Judge."  Ah, Jean, dear," eho said to the  duke, why don't you go to pa-pa to-dayT  Delays aro dangerous, you know." "Yea,  I realize tliat," he replied, "but I've only  known you three days, and these get-  rich-qulelc echemee always seem to be so  risky.''���������Chicago  "Record-HeraJd."  Crawford���������Why don't yon tell your  Wife the baby is crying? Crabshaw���������II  J did she would sing it to sluep,-  "Judge.'* ������������������-������.-      **'���������*  That Dodd's KHney Pills are  the One. Sure Cure for  Pheumatisira  W. E. Ellis got so HeCould not Walk  Alone or Feed Himself���������He Tells  of His Cure.  Cedar Dale, Ont., Aug. 2*1.���������(Special).���������Every day seems to furnish  fresh proofs that Dodd's Kidney Pills  are the one sure and permanent cure  for rheumatism. This village furnishes evidence that no one can doubt  in the person of W. E. Ellis. His  story is best given In his own words:  "Two years ago," says Mr. Ellis,  "I gob Muscular Rheumatism. I tried  all sorts of medicines, but none ot  them did me any good.  "At last my wife would send for a  doctor. When he arrived I said 'Doctor, can you cure Muscular Rheumatism?' 'No," said the doetor. 'Then,'  I said, 'you arc of no use to me.' "  ''I got so bad I could not feedmy-  self or walk alone. Then I was induced to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. I tool-  six boxes of them, which drove all  the Rheumatism out of me and left  me in good health again."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Rheumatism by removing the cause���������by putting the Kidneys in shape to take ih*  uric acid out of the blood. They always cure Lumbago and Sciatica Ja  ihe same way..  flutter-fat percentage is not increased or decreased by this, that or the  other feed. The percentage seerce to  be as much a fixed thin? as is the  ���������number of legs, or ears, or eyes, on  bones in the cow's body. Dairymen  may safely recognize this truth -audi  act upon it with confidence in the  making up of rations for their cows.  In building up a dairy herd the  ���������dairyman must work on the individual  cow with feeds and tests. Pedigree  .will not insure milk-flow or butter-  fat Blood will not insure vigor. Kvery blooded and pedigreed cow should  be tested just as thoroughly as tha  grade cow or the promising scrub.  The cheap cows of the great strain*-*  are generally not valuable dairy cows,"  for they are generally cheap because  they lack the chief characteristics ot  '-'their^etralnpthe^quannty^affd'quaiuy"'  of milk, the ease of keeping, the good  make-up in general. The observant  dairyman will find some so-called  Jersey or Holstein-Frlesian or Ayrshire or other herds that are very Inferior herds in every essential, beciusa  made up of the cheapest and poorest  cows tbat are entitled tb bear one ot  another of the great strain names.  If the dairyman buys blood or strata  at all he should buy at least respectable animals of the selected variety.  Milk will vary ln color as well af  flavor with varied feeds.  Butter fat is a compound of ten oa  more separate substances, all of which'  are oily, and this may be the reason  .why no single oily substance fed to a  cow will perceptibly increase her percentage of butter-fat.���������New Yorj-*  Farmer.  Lice slid ICetiic-tlv*.  Chicks hatched later than May win  EOiietimes make  slow  growth,  beucs  are driven from their nests" by the mll������  liom, of red lice, and the large head*  lice te>rment the fowls until   exhaustion ensues.   At night the bens* can.*  not rest, and disease appears berausa  the vigor uf the flock has been lowered  to  a point where the"  birds    cannoti  resist contagion.    One of  the  essentials now is to provide a dust-bath, so*  that the birds can dust.     Whenever  you notice a   fowl    rolling   on    the  ground, as though endeavoring to dust  Itself, lt is a sure sign that lice are at]  Work.   When the hens do not lay, examine their heads for the large lies,  and also clean out and    drench   tha  ���������poultry-house.   Boiling water or .'hot  ������oa***-sud*i will kill lice instantly, but  the lemedy must be used freely; that  ���������to, drench    the hour-.e, every portion,  ,with kerosene emulsion or boiling water, and repeat It twice a week until  no signs of lice can be noticed.   The  items will then rid themselves of Hoe  iwith the -dujt-bath.     The   advertised  .UfJ *f������yBS4ia������.*4tt S&^P *JU) WfielleAii **^->:S*3-.P:*:l>:*&-S>-9-������.*:*&p*y9&&t**&tf-!  S <*.-:  I   Souvenir    |  1 PostCarcis I  s  ft  A,'  I  (l*  ���������������  J  5   Canada Drug & Book   ������  | Company. &  ���������**������****^*-ri;*-*-������<**-*^'**-<^**^*<*<*<-*������-<f*<  Giving rhree views c,|' Uevel-  sroke.    Just the thing* for  sending away ro your  tru'iuls.  Three for 25c.  75c. a Dozen.  Tire   United   States   Congress   convened in special session mi Monday.  -BOY  Apply i  WAJXTI-TTD���������to do light work.  it I'I-.:i!.\i.,i) ollice.  ��������� liar-old   Nelson  dav.  .Monday   ,-iiul Tues-  ���������Len vi*  your  '���������oal with Jl. N.  -On     Sale,   lari  .Jolni I'T.  Wood's.  orders   for  Coiiisier.  .���������uitlivacilc  ;e   15n.se   Km-iiei*,    at  Wnr.   JMet'iir, tine- well known cigar  drummer, wa.s irr the r-itv on Ttiesdav.  MARRIED  Ari.un-WooiicocK��������� At Calgary, on  Thursday, Nov. .">. Iiy Uev. (���������". W.  Kirliy. iCir.est: Kdgar Adair, of this  city to Hi tn, daughter of Christ oplrer  Woodcock of .***.'(ii-lnnd. Out.  LOCALISMS  Harold Nelson is coming.  Tlio weather mini this week is an  artist in lilnek and white.  Hospital Ball, Friday Nov. 201 li.  'J'ickft.s, Gentlemen $2: Ladies $1.  ���������A good Singer- Sewing  Machine,   at  II. JAlaiming lor $l.">.  Hospital Ball. Friday Nov. 20th.  Tickets, Gentlemen .-ji2; Ladies .$1.  ���������-One Raymond Sewing Machine for  f>7, at H. .Manning's.  The next Assayei's Kxainiuat-imi  will he held irr Victoria on Dec. 7t.h.  IT). Ferguson arrived irr the city on  Tuesday evening and left for. Victoria  yesterday.  ���������A Snap. $15 for a. first class seven  (Ira wer Sewing Machine, at II.  Manning's. * -  Frank U. Freeman, of Hancock.  -Mich., was in the cily on Tuesday en  i onto to Poplar creek.  --''Quo Vadis" ut the Opera Houso on  .Monday   evening. Harold   JNclson  ( Yimpairy.  Messrs. le Maisl.i-e and *T. Downie  returned on Saturday evening from a  week's visit to Edmonton.  ��������� Ladies Flannelette llrnwcrs. regular  price 7TT>c. Frid.-iv and Satuiday oOe.  I*. 13. Hume & Co  Tlioinrt*. Downie, chief train cle**-  palchei'. is .-peiidiiig Ihe balance of  hi- holiday.-, attire coast.  ���������lioys School Hoots, regular pi'ice if2.  Friday and Satnrdav while thev la-l,  $1.10.'    CT. 15. liume'\- (Jo.  P. W. Holden, advance ager.l, for I he  Harold Nelson Company, was in Illicit y fen- a couple of days this week.  The new curling stones for the local  cluli have arrived in Vancouver and  should be here by tlte end oi' the week.  Thos. Taylor. M.P.P., was at Poplm-  creek looking after his mining in-  tere-ts there and returned Tue.-day.  The Associated Silver-Lead mines  of British Columbia has heen formed,  urrder the "Co-operative Associations  .Vet," by Kaslo men.  Rev. XV. JE. Chrismns/concluded liis  series of revival services in the Methodist church on Suirday and left for the  east the next day.  The Socialist Local held a well  attended meeting on Friday evening  the subject of .discussion heing "The  Class Struggle."  Mrs. AV. J. McMicken, of Carbeiry,  Man., arrived in the city on Friday  last on a visit to her daughter Mis.  .1. B. Cressman.  Hev. B. Mclntyre and MissMclntyre,  of Sandon. were in the city for a "few  days last week thc guests of their  .-i.-ter Mrs. K. Davis.  Mrs. A. LT. Kincaid. who Iras heen  "���������pending a few months visiting relations in the ea.st, ret urned home mi  Saturday evening.   llo\varcLS!iiifer.-*th(j*-lS^yca !--*������!(!=*;-( sir  of.LShafer.il rancher at Kainloups,  ai cidentnlly shot himself while crossing the Thompson river in a cumc.  ��������� Try our hulk tea. we have one lineal  Uk*. a. pound that cannot he heal, in  Canada for flavor or- price. We would  like to give von n sample- C. 15. Hume  A.*  Co.  ' .1. A. .Magee iindjJ. II. McKenzie. of  Ccimaplix. left on Saturday morning  f..r Calumet, -Michigan and other  points in the south. Thcylwill return  rn the early spring.  The Maiidur-t'orililiiig Vaudeville  company played a two night.:, engagement at lire Opera House oir Monday  .-md Tuesday. There was a good  audience loth evenings iindJlnAdrnw  was ahove the average.  The many friends of Kincst Adair  are i.oiigr-HtiilnLiiig him on his wedding  which took place at Calgary on Thursday last. The Hi:i!.\i.l) exlends hcsl.  wishes to Ihe happy couple and hopes  for* them a long and h.lppv married  life.  ��������� 1IOUSI-: FOR SALI-T���������Mrs. Spur-ling  is (ill'ering lier-house on Third Street  foi- sale as she intends leaving for  Hngiand. Anyone wishing to oht.ain  a very desiiiihle residence should take  advantage of this opportunity.  There will he a special summons  meet ing of the F. O. li. tonight,  livery iiiemhei* requested to attend a.s  luiffiness of great importance will  come irj). Final arrangements will  also he rrrade for the hig Kangaroo  Court next Thursday."  AV. Nicholson, the well known  locomotive engineer, hus resigned from  the C.I'.K. and with Mrs. Nicholson  arrd family left for the cast this morning  where tlrey will in future reside. .Mr*,  nrrd Mrs. Nicholson's many friends in  this city will join the ll'-'i.w Mi in ivi.sh-1  ing theni prosperity iir their new'  home,  -- A car of Ham  arrd  C. 15. Hume .Tv Co.  ��������� A Singer  Sewing  at 11. Manning's.  Bacon   jrisl  Machine  for  $7  ��������� W. .1. Curry, r-esidenl  dentist.     Parlors ovev Hews* drug stole.  ���������Anol her ear of I'urnil ure just arrived  rrl  It. Iliiwsoh iV Co's.  - Dcnnisnn'  lamp shade-  .1.   .1.   Foley  day morning.  ;   flowered crepe paper foi'  at Hews' Drug Store.  left for- the east yester-  IIt*   will   spend   some  time in Toronto.  ���������10 inch .Apr-oil Gingham, regular21 le.  Fridav and Satin-day loe. C. 15. .Hume  ������t Co.'  ���������Complete set, of Waverley novels,  cloth hound, for sale at Hews" Drug  Store.  The executive of the Provincial  Mining Association will rrreet in K.iin-  loops on Nov. 28.  ���������See. the Fancy Bound Books in Ooy.e-  calf, Wood Veneer nrrd Burnt Leather  at AValtei* JUSews* Drug Store.  The Montreal hotel, Kamloops. was  hurried to tho ground early Monday  morning. Loss about $0000, no insurance.  *��������� MO US 10 TO KliNT���������From December 1st. House at corner' of McKenzie  avenue and Fourth street. Apply to  P. Agr-err.  According to const papers the C.P.R.  will shortly discontinue the use of coal  oil orr all passenger trains in favor of  aectalyne lighting.  Mr. AV. de V. le Maistre has decided  to relinquish his law business in this  city and will*; remove l.o lidmonton  nhonfc the hegiirning of next month.'  --FUKNITURIi FOB* SALIi -- By  owner, who is leaving .the., city, a  quantity of household furniture irr  good condition. -Apply to AV. de. A", le  Maistre.  11. Manning is tillering l*;u*gains~i'ti  foul' sowing machines in this issue.  The machines arc in good repair, and  musi, he sold to make room for Christmas display*-.  The Shakespearian Society held its  usual meeting on Tue-day evening  coiiliiiuing the study of ".Much ado  ahout Nothing."' There will he no  meeting nevi week as all the member.**,  want to hear I [mold Nelson.  T. ,1. Ginhain, of licaLiui. has a contract fur taking out 1,000.1)00 feet of  timber for the Amur Lake Lumber  Co. on the upper lake. lie has his  learns and Mipplii*** on the gioruid.  Stisnociiai-iikk ���������lillicient lady stenographer and invoice clerk desires  posilion irr I hi- cil.y. Highest recommendation**. Will he di.-engaged at  the end of lhe year. Addiess enquiries  to IIl*l(M.li ollice.  Although the tax sale for"propert y  in Revels!uke Assessment District is  advertised in this issue owners will  save statutory costs of publication if  thev pav-.arrears before next Thursday, .Nov. 10.  ���������A V ANTED���������- An energetic man to  represent the Mutual Life Insurance  Co. of New York, in Revelstoke and  district, on liberal terms of salary and  commission, experience unnecessary.  Apply personally in the evening to J.  Alexander.' Inspector of Agencies.  Hotel Bevelstoke.  Of Labor !n Session at Boston���������  Extracts from President Gom-  pers'    Address���������Situation    in  Canada'Discussed.  Boston*.. Mass., Nov. 10.���������-Orr the  lloor of historic Faneuil Hall, where a  century and more ago tlte early  hitildois of the Republic were wont to  assemble and pom-forth their patriotic  utterances, there were gathered  yesterday morning hundreds of representatives of the bone and sinew, the  muscle and energy of the toiling  millions of the United States. They  wove the delegates lo the twenty-  third iinirriiil convention of the  American Federation of La hoi*, and  among theni was represented every  trade a*>il every industry of the New  AVorld.  In the courso ol" his address. President Gonipers said :  '���������Never in the history of (he labor  movement in this or any othei* conn-  try, or, for that matter, never: in tlie  history of nny movement for the uplifting of the toiling masses, has there  been such a uniform growth irr the  number of unions formed, or in the  number of wage-workers becoming  members of existing unions, as has  transpired within tlie past year. From  October-I. 11102, to September 30, lill'.!,  we issrred from the American Federation of Labor lhe following charters:  International unions. 20; state federations, 8: central labor unions, 171; local  trade unions and federal labor unions,'  MM!); total, ]:-5'i'5.  "At the end of the fiscal year, October I, 1.01):I, wc had aililiatcd to the  American Federation of Labor: International unions, 11*5 (the international unions have approximately.  22.500 local unions); state federations,  2!): central lahor unions, 5*10; local  trade unions and federal labor unions,  1717,  Befei-r-irrg to Lhe labor- movement in  Canada, JMr. Gomper-s said :  "The trade union movement in.Canada is keeping pace with the movement in tbe United Stales and other  purls of Ibe American coir ti nen I.  "Of coni'M'. legislatively, our fellow  trade unionists of Canada must have  an absolutely free hand, unimpaired  by interference from us irr any  character.  "AVe should give, as wc gladly receive, .suggestion.-,and advice lliatinay  benefit each olhei- legislatively. Any  attempt on the part of eithei to interfere with the legislative policy that,  the olhei- may believe advantageous  would      impair     the    influence     and  ���������3p5*3*������'^-5*--A^^  1      2���������NIGHTS���������2  MONDAY  and TUESDAY  1 K.MIXHNT CANADIAN'Al'TOK  "AMI  UTS COMI-A.MY.  Thu -jiv.'it religion** tli-.ania  ������ Quo Vadis."  Tuesday  S!i:i1;*L'S])t';ir*-'s Ti'jiyodv  " Hamlet."  PRICES��������� S1.00 and 75c.  <5  -5  ������  (.���������-'  w  f  ���������j*'  <���������'-*  ���������*!*  Oi  W  1  (?>  I  I  Jlefti-rvo Y"  J)rn IS  r  Soul'fs  at   tlie   ���������0:*m:ula  it Udtnlc CViinjitLuy.  2���������WIG&-STS-2  c^3SX5X5x^sx=>������s������5:^^  IN   THE   3UATTKU   OF   THK    COMPAXIICS"  ACTS, 1SC2 TO l!KW.  antl  U< TIIK MATTER OK THE JJUETISH COL-  UM BIA VIXANC1AL TIIUST AN I)  (JHNICUAL COKPOltATfON,  LTMITKD.  NOTICK IS HKliEllV (J1VICN tliat tliu eiotlilms  uf tlif almvL' named Couipany are' itMiuticd <>n  or hefme the Sth tlay uf -January, 1U0-I, to smul  their names ami aihtre.sses and tlte particulars of  tlieir 11 el its or elatui.s ;nnl the nante.i ::ml  aihlressus of their Solicitors (if any) l<i  Sydney -CienrK-i- Cole o( In Kredericks JMace,  Old Jewry, in the City of London, tinghiiul*.  Charttved Aceimntaiit, the I.iqnidatorof the said  Company, nnd if so reiitured i>y notice in writing  from the sail! J.iipndator are l������y their Solicitors or  personally to eonie in and prove their said del.ts  or claims at such time and place as shall lie  specified in such notice, or in default thereof thi-y  will Iio excluded from the honelit of any distribution made Ik*fore such dchtsare provett.  Dated this Wrd day of Octoher, lim.  C  HAVIDSOX A MOIMUSS.  ���������ill and -i*> (^ite-iu Victoria Street,  i-ondoii,  KiiKland.  Solicit i is to the ahove named Li-tpiidator.  NOTICK.  Xotice is herehy given that thirty days after  .late I intend to apply to the Chief Co'munssinucr  ��������� ������f Lauds :ind Works ftu* a special licence to eat,  ami carryaway timher from the followiut; de-  scrihed lands situate iti \\'e.-.l Kootenay district:  <.'i)iuineiti*iii^" at a post marked 'I*. .1. O.  (Olson's Lot}," ahout ouu anil a half miles from  (Jaleua liny, tlience north Uid chains, thence eant  to chains, thence south Hi*)chains, thonce west -ID  chains tt> Iheiimml of coiKuieNt'eu;<,'������t,  ^*a\++^+&<k*^<*tr &&&&&<$^&&^<&<^<+<i>+^ >*a%*'\>+&+ ��������� ������������������  Bf STORE IHAT IVER DISAPPOINTS  Winter days will come again and you will need  something* for Street and ���������Housewear. You will find  the latest styles here, and we have the very latest  materials in 'lhe store, so put the two together and you  will be read)- fti* New York or Paris.  AitiiwIiciiiI, Nov. '.tli, una.  .1. OUKl-'V.  NOTICE..  Notico is liiM-cliy **'tvtin tluit thirtv (lav** nftor  ilatu I intoiul tt. ii|ii>ly. tn tliu Chief Coimiii.H.sii.in-i*  uf l.diuls jitid Wiirlcs fm*. a sjiecijil licunco tu cut  :ilnl carry airriy tiniliul* fruni thi! fotlovviiijL-' ilil-  scrilieil IkikU .sitddtd i(( AVcst Koutenny ilistrii-t:  ,t*(iililiii.|iciiiif id. n iioslpliintuil :it fhc iidrth \vi***t  curlier cf I.nt Ii1-l:{, aliimt. t.(\*n iniles east of (-taleita  liny, tlience nuut.li lull chains, tlience wesi -III  chains, ihehce north Kid chains, Iheuce easl -III  chains tu the place uf commencement.  Ari'owheail, Xnv. *4tit, lUli::.,  .i. nuri.'v.  Moore Go., H. C.  The most delightful climate for  a Home or'Winter Resort.  Only sixteen hours from New  York. Write to Board of Trade  of Southern Pines for booklet.  ,  *  '    NOTICK..  Notice Is hereby uriven thnt thirlv diivs afler  (Idle J Intend fo make application in'the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for aspecial  licence Id eiilnnd carryaway timber from lhe  fulli.winii described lands in West Kuulcnav  dWrict:  Commencing; at a pust planted at the south west  curucruf I.ut t.M.r, ah.mltwu alula half miles cast  of (lalena Hay, thenee east -1(1 chains, theuce smith  liill chains, theuce west III chains, Iheuce ninth Hill  chains to lhe puint. of couilueucemeuL.  Ai'inwlii-rul, Nov. lib, l!lii.l.  II. FOIIUN.  DRESS   GOODS.  Are conspicuous by their variety this year. If you  wish the latest London or Paris Novelty take one of our  Snowfiakc Zcbelines, 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.  t  NEW    IDEA tPATTERNS.-  NO PATTERN   OVER TEN CENTS,  euarantee them to be the best in the market.  We  will  I.  Card of Thanks.  The nfticeis jintl iiieiulii-rs of [J* O. I..  Nn. l(i."*S ami L. T.B. 17t, hog to ttsmli-r  thnir sinoi-re tli.-inks lo nil who so  kindly lout assist.-mci! itr in.-ikin.^ llu*  5lh o1'Novuiiiln'r suppi-i- jind (.���������onccrl  such ri siilcnilid sni'iicss.  It. ATCHISON,  (.lli.'iii'iirrin of CoriinrrUei'.  t  ���������  <na-*>-*>*>+>'9>*> ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^���������-^���������������������������^������������������' ������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������'  Call  and  See Our  ?      MACKENZIE  -I    AVEHUE . .  New Goods.  cll'i'i-tivt'iii*-*.*! of all.  REVELSTOKE  lissness  uoisegs  DAY AXD  EVENING CLASSES  IN THE  LIBRARY BUILDING.  Instruction is given in Bookkeeping;,  Commercial Arithmetic, Penmanship,  Correspondence, English, Shorthand and  Typeivriting.  Classes are  being  formed   for French  and  Latin.  Curling Club.  The annual girner'.-il meeting of thej**  Ctii'liu^ C'luh will lie heltl this evening | **  in No. 2 Fire Mall nt S p. rrr. sliirp, for j V  eleetion of ollieers and arranging fnr | J*  lhe coming .season.     All mciiihers and j *J  inteniling   rilernliei-s  (���������(���������(���������nested to attend.  particularly  New Time Table.  iiiCA-i.Tr"  V  fc"  *"  at  vivxviinwyrTar-  Iitiily, except Sun.liiv. **  is.l.'i   Ar.   Nul.'dii    I.v.   T.iw I **  h;.:!(i    "     PriiL'tiT..   "     *��������� l*'������   &'  l(j.I5     "      I'll.it Huv   "      Mil   ������'  l.'i/i(l     "     Ain.iuorili  ���������'      *).:-."������ I V  II..'.".   I.v,   Knslo Ar.  lO.iujjV  Mon.Iny, *.Vt'.|ii(**.(liiy nnd Friday. S  H..W   Ar.    Kii-lo .l.v.   1H..V.   -J,  i:(.:������l   l.v.     1 nr.l.) lr.   IJI.*.*!) | *  11.-I ���������  Ar.    l.iir.lo .I.v.   im:,  il,2,l    "        Ih  lilaili-lic     "     |:| .'ll  11.12    "        HdiWT  "     !'!���������).-,  ll.id   "       IMswortli  ������������������   i:i m  lu.II)   "       .'.Iiirliiiii*.**'   ������������������   lln*.  In. In I.v.    i'erriicl \r. II :'.ii  lo.iil Ar.    (icrrurd l.v. li.l.  ���������MX) l.v.    Tr.nit l.������k������.;  \r. Id l*"i  '<t'**W*4'*'A'+rA'+"**'4*'4Ml'A'*'*'a������4"*'*''+*Jl  X  M  .*  2t  it  s  X  X  X  ���������������*  X  X  Removed  TO NEW PREMISES  Hitvine iiH.ccd into  riimm'.iti'.u-. |>r.'ini.������"  *ii|.|'l.v  my own  *   I   .-an  as  as  ts  as  v  as  as  as  as  ai  "Kome-Made^Ca'ndiesr  !>::!: Roasted Peanuts  Tobaccos, Cigars  Pipes, Etc.  ** .vi cirv I'ltrci's*  HORACE  MANNING,  .-ilcKi'li-/,..*  m  Throe Dwellings rind Lots for sale clienp.    Tho buildings rii't*  all in /irJsl, elass condiUon.  One"J-Yanio Dwelling, 1A storeys, in good repair.    Lot 50x100  feel*,    l-iitiiiiicd on Tliiiil stieol, west, near Cowan JBlock.  One l,"'(;.iiiiu D\y.riling, one-st ir'ey, in good rr>pair, two lots, (one  cornei- lot). Size of lots, 25 x 100. TliiitlKtioi.it, oast, near the  Harbor Lumber Co.'s j\Iills.  Orre Frame Dwelling, H storeys.    One Lob25x100, situate on  Fourth Street, near the Harbor Lumber Co.'s mills.  FOR TEJKJWS AND PAKTICULAUS APPLV TO.  ���������SS******"******"*****^^  * ��������� ' .  '' 9.  *  &  Just opened up two cars of Furniture. One car contained the best {roods that can be bought in Canada,  includiiig'allthe latest styles in Bedroom, Sitting Room and  Dining Room Furniture. Our second car contained cheap  Bedroom Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture.-  Wc carry a full and   complete stock,  chasers will do well, to visit us.  ������*  8"  Intending  pur-  Cabinet Making.  Upholstering.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  Picture Framing*  ���������������-���������^���������-���������-������������������������������������^ ���������*������������������������**������������������������-*���������������������������-������"���������������<��������������������� ���������&*>'*>*y*>-*>+i>*> -������������������������������������������������(���������������������������������������>������������������������������  ���������J.   A.   Buckham  (SiiL'Cussnr to J. A. Miller & Co.)  DRUGGIST, CHEMIST, STATIONER,  TOILET AftTSCLES, PERFUMERY, ETC., ETC.  I    1*3 m    Ob  Mail Orders Promptly Attcndod To.  t  v>y.>y.v.^r.������������Mi>'lKK^KK^,Km'MKKK^>'.  ���������tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  ty f  $ Business is Still    %  ty .-���������*%*  I Coming Our Is)ay..  jE Our Prices are Atvny  Down This Week  t*K inMackinaws,   German   Socks,   Rubbers  -ij. and all lines of Heavy Underwear.      We  \HU still have a few   Rain Coats,   Umbrellas,  ($���������* Etc., left.                 -  ty Just to  hand   a  large assortment  of Oil  $*��������� Clothing, which wc are selling cheap.  **  -������  ���������������  ���������a  ���������������  *.���������������������������������*���������������������������*������������"������-������������*������'���������������������������:'������*������������������������������  MARACAIBO invalid tn (In. front.  Wi* Iiilvo i*...i*.m**(:iI ii fr'<���������***!i .il.n.-k.  A well Ji..*...:(irl(..'l Mt.tclt, put. in  hnii.t.loini! Jiti.eU:i^i:H til. Jirirc*. t.i  ,*.itil. Clioc.iln.td*. in lmll:; liiuhesl.  Kridlc  60c. per* Ib.  W. BEWS, Phm. B.  li.'iiKr.'i**(t ki"I stntidiH.i*.  DiHpRiiHiiiK   ������f    I'-iwiipUniix  Onr  ���������mlcd I,...  Sin-ldflllV.  .Mini llrilcrM l-riiiil(itl.v Allc  MASON &RISCH PIAJIOS  Renowned   for their   full  and syinpallielie lone.  Utrsiirpnssed    in     finish  and case design.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  J. McLeod,  Ag-ent  Choice (groceries  and Vegetables  We arc 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 thc above line.  DON'T FORGET US.  ���������, ..MACDONALD & MONTEITH..  **������*. 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