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Array (./ '���������  /���������  M  RAILWAY  _a_:n~:d  MEN  S    TOURNA  Vol. XIV: NO.   IO  REVELSTOKE B. C.    THURSDAY,   SEPTEMBER 3, 1903  $2 00 a Year in Advance  ��������� ���������ltl.tl.O..-0-CI.O-0.....t......SC.....OOI.II.C9.������III  *.._.  ���������s  FOR TH? LADIES  fi'  tj?*  ISL  Ladies' Ready-to-.\\������u- Hat.*.*, the  advance guard <rl* the Fall iMillirr-  er-y Reason. Every hal rrow anil  eon-eel in 'dosijjfii.  TilH  KLITE  Till. C.OliUl'ZTTl-:.  TOI. PI .1)0 TURRAN.  ���������   ALICE TURBAN.  MAI. 11. AUTIONI_TTI_.  Arc sorrru ol* the styles mostly  s])oken of in the Fashion Journal.  You'���������will find theni on show irr  the Millinery .Room and Miss  AVard will welcome you.  This week's additions to stock nre  Ladies' Wrappers, made up dresses"  for.Children- New Lace Curtains,  New Tapestry'Curia ins.  o-  e  e  a  Q  O  e  9  ������  e  0  o  Hi  O  0  ������  o  o  FOR FRIDAY  "We have a Hire of Merr's Hats  Regular Trice **>:..,*>0  FRIDAY   S2.50  Turkish Toweling  80c. per1 yard.���������  FRIDAY, (I for ..  Reg.  .$1.00  A "Woman's Oxford Shoe.  Regular .$1.00���������  FRIDAY $i.iQ  LIJV1ITED.  ���������Jk  io.e*>o...oi������.. ��������� aooe*.S:9 ..������������������.������.... c.o  APPROVES OF  G. McCormick, M. P., Heavy  Investor in Mills Considers  B. C. Timber Laws Best in  the World.    .  A\Tith that tendency to forrl their  own r.est that the Opposition press  delights irr an al.tcmpt lias been made  by various newspapers, particnlnrly  the " Vancouver ��������� World," to denounce  the timher laws in ,foi-ee iir .'British  Columbia.   This irresponsible scandal  _inongeringJiiis_discouraged  capital to  a curtain extent" but "investors   whir  .lmvc. invcslifj-ated- the matter have  arrived at a far different conclusion.  It i.s refreshing, therefore, to have the  opinion of Mr. C. McCormick, AI. P.,  one of the heaviest shareholders in  the Pacific Coast Lumber' Company  and also largely 'associated with Lire  Arrowhead Lumber Company'that is 1  about to build a very large mill at"  that point. In a recent interview  with the "News Advertiser," Mr.  McCormick speaks very favorably of  the laws at present in force and considers them the best in the world  burring the United States.   To quote*:  ���������������������������" "Speaking of* the  JJ. C. TIMHER LAWS,  Mr. McCoriniek remarked tlmi. contrary to. local opinion he regarded tho  laws.regulating-timber lands "in this  Province ns the best in the world,  barring United States.     As .far ashe  | Mci4qjJiiiroIc ''ephed that the action   of  the Government was  Wlil.L ADVISED.  and in thc best interests of (he  country. It should be the aim of tlie  authorities to aid irr bniiding rrp the  industries and labor-employing institutions of tho country. To allow  tho raw products to be exported lur  manufacture'1 .'.'abroad, when the  rnnrrufacturer could be forced to come  to Ihe scene of ".production, and  establish his work., was similar to  killing the goose that was laying the  golden eggs. It was uf far greater  importance to a country to secure the  establishment of large labor-employing mills iu its midst arid thus ensure  the retention of the profits and  business of both the logging and mill  industries, than,'for temporary laments, to allow the produce of the  eon n tr,v~lobu-shipper! "abriTinl- in- ies"  raw state to build up manufacloricH in  other lands. The proposed change  would also encourage' the labor' ol"  such countries lo como to our Province, for certain portions of the year  only, for the purpose of earning good  money with which to retiun to tlieir  owii country to spend during the  slack 'sear.on.. The placing of the  'embargo upon the-export of logs irr  Onlario had benefited that Province  to a wonderful extent'.' Irr liig Inlet,  for' instance, the 'population of. some  12,000 people had dwindled down to  about 8,000 in 1SD7-S, owing to the lack  of protection for the lumbering industry. Aftor the placing of tbe  embargo orr the export of logs in J SOS,  tlic-population again increased, and  in a, vear or two reached its former  strength of sorrre 10,000 or *. 12.000  people. He had been one of the lirst  idvocates    of  had been able to look into them, the, public advocates of the embargo,  British Columbia laws enabled a man having -commenced its agitation in  of small capital to secure timber limits 1SS7, mul revived it again in 1S90 and  by merely staking out and  recording   1SIH."  them. He could establish'*(in._ni.ll mill I Hus expression of ..opinion from a  nnd commence business on a p'r.tcti- : heavy investor is worth more than all  cally insignificant capital. This tlie frothing of political agitators,  created industries in ��������� many sections, 'J he laws aro considered . by those  and was greatly to the advantage of [must interested .first and fair, and it is  the Province, "in Ontario it worrjd bo  ""'"    '    ' ' """ "" "'     -1       ',,1"~  irrippssible for a man of similarly  small means to follow the same  course. The law there was framed in  the interests of the capitalists, aird  consequently a few men controlled  the business. The .British Columbia  law was framed in the interests of the  nrin.ll man. As regards tire, complaint*;  heard against the riontriinsferrable  licorice law, they did riot exist in  reality. They were technical restrictions only and he. had always  found the olllcials willing lo recogni/.e  transfers made.  On being asked for an expression of  opinion regarding the refusal of the  (> overninont to grant the requestor  the loggers for a l.em|ioi'ji*ry removal  of thr; log export prohibition law. Mr.  wise to let well enough alone. ' This  the present Conservative government  proposes to do,  ���������Say I what is the matter with you .  Go and buy your furniture from John  l_. Wood. Wo have a splendid selection, no better rrrade. Wo do rrot  want the whole earth, we are .satisfied  with pari: of it, come and patronize ns.  we. wiil guarantee that you will have  iro' kick coming. If you have, come  and toll ns and we will gladly roet.ifv  anything that* is not riarht.���������John lv.  Wood, the   Peoples' Furniture House.  ���������A handsome line of Carpets directly  impuW'cd from l.ngiatid, just arrived  at ll. Howson ifc Co'...  Monday and Tuesday's Programme in Full���������Races, Sports  and Prizes��������� The City wili be  en fete.  That Revelstoke will have the greatest,   celebration   ever   held   in   North  Kootenay   is How assured beyond the  shadow of a doubt.      Its lead ing. features   hiva  never been surpassed and  the whole city has determined to make  the   affair   a   success.      On   Tuesday  evening tha   I_.���������*_.cutive Committee, to-  gelhrr* wilh   Ihe chairmen of the various subdivisions, held   a most eritjiirsi-  aslic   meeting   and     closed     rrp     all  arrangement.,   with Ilie exception of a  few    minor  'matters    which    will   be  arranged at a final meeting on Saturday  night.     AVe  publish (Ire full programme,  of the  two  days' festivities  and   feel   assured, that   not only will  Revelstoke   ri.-ulers   of   the   _[r_R__i_i.  fully appreciate the  efforts of those in  charge of   the  sport*, but   those   from  outside   points will   also   become imbued   with   the  acceleration ol* spit its  that arises   from hard work well done  and join us in  our first annual Labour  Day Celebration.  To *.horten up the bu<ines.s aspect it  may be staled Hiatal Tuesday's meeting the following tenders wore .tccejitid:  John Laugirton. litviiscd liquor stand,  .���������j. 10. and Horace Manning, candy booth  ."l-lO, it bi'iir^* fully 111rdeVstoodth.1t.il  anything approaching intoxication  was ob.eiv.dat the athletic grounds  the booth offending wonld have its  license - at once withdrawn. Special  arrangement, bave been made for  tinrr-lerence of visitor.-, to the gioundn  and aitogetlwr Iho affair gives promise  of bril'iant suei-ss-. Tire 0. P. T?. his  given a faie and thiid rate from.all  ou(������ide point-,. including steamer  loutes. and. if patronage warrants  from nearby places will'prob-ibly ie-  duee it still lower   to sirrgie lare.  The presence of the Premier is a  most flattering compliment lo the city  as, although united to attend larger  celebrations at the coast, he has, decided to attend Hie lii-st i_i-l.cvi*J.U*krv  and thus* accentuate his opin'ou "that  tho '-day of workinginen"' should be-  adequately festivilr'sed, if we may u.e  lhe expression-, all over the Union'st-'  Utopia, the Province of I.riti-,1. Columbia. A Villi these few intiodnctorv  remarks we now present to onr leaders tho full programme. The first  event on Monday morning will be (he  grand  i_A_.ni. axd Fi_._T_.ii_.Ar. r.-i.wr'i.  which will fall in line at the City Hall  promptly at 10 a.rrr. There will be  many merchants' and other floats,  unions, en masse, and some of the* fraternal societies. The route arranged  i.s as follows. From City Hall down  McKenzie ave. to First si., along Kirst  st. to Government, (hence lo Second  st.. along Second street to Charles.  Ihence to Front and along Fi out to  Wright, whole the turn will be made.  The return journey will be up AYrighl  to Douglas and along Douglas and the  vvatei fiorrt to the junction of Coverrr-  rrrent and Third. ;along Third to M'--  IC.nzic ave. and nortli to the City  If.rll. This route tikes irr all that pni't  of the city-.available nnd is the most  satisfactory that can be arranged.  The following are officers governing  lire parade: Maishal. Ifobl. Gordon:  Cornirritl.ee, Messrs. A. 13. Kincaid, 1*.  "Melville, R. A. Upper, J. Stewart and  *.7.''Ringer' and the judges'have been  nominated as Messrs. G.-.S. McCarter,  il^KUpat_Ljd^i_ui_dJLYIoutig,=^Sttv.arai,  valuable... prizes* are   allotted   to this  20 yards,   fji5   .*j!.*J   .$2  yards, potato every  vahto $10; 2nd. goods, anv store, valui  $.1.  Obstacle race  Potato race.  live, !>*", .<.:.. $2.  Putting the Shot*. lOlhs     .*..{    $2  .Sack race, 00 yards 5      *'      2  Greasy I'ig���������AVirrner to have the pig.  And   after   this comes dinner and a  short, time for recuperation Until the  <;!*A.*l> ISA I.T.  in the Opera house, which opens at 0  p.m. Tho Independent band are  arranging special music for the occasion and the. event will be one of  | Terpsichorean delight. The charge  for admittance will be $2.each gentleman, ladies of course, as on all Labour-  Day observances, being welcomed by  the light of their presnee. Then to  bed to wake up the next dav arrd lake  irr the  THAT'  SH'OOJ'IXC-' CONTESTS  which start on Tire, dav pimcluallv* at  K.-.'SU a.in. llirds and cartridges wil'l be  on hand at the grounds and maybe a  few spare guns for those who omit tho  provision of weapons. "Most generous  appropriations have been rrrade for  carrying out the following:  I'l-OGRA-IMI.  No. J���������Grand Challenge Cirp. 20  birds, known traps aud and angles,  teams of five men. J?;*" entrance.���������Five  gold   medals   to winning learn, value  No. 2���������Cowan-lIolterr-Down.s Cup.���������  Teams of three men, unknown, traps  and angles. -,,  No. 3���������Sweepstakes ��������� Five pair  doubles,    S-il enl ranee, .','!.. added.  No. ���������!.���������Sweepstake.*,.���������Five birds,  singles, unknown traps aird anglos.  *fj.l entrance, *ji3 added.  No. .*).���������Sweepstakes.���������Ten  unknown traps aud angles,  trailer'. ..10 added.  A   nold   medal, value   IjllO,   will   be  singles.  $1 en-  ghen for highest score for gun compel ing .irr all above events.  In sweepstakes money w'll be divided Isl, 2nd and 3rd gnu. llnds will bo  charged at the* rale of 1 J. cents and  deducted irom the slakes.  In events :*. and -I, and medal for  highest score, manufacturer.' agents  carr corrrpete for buds only.  Prospector*!". .S|ioot, 100 yards off  baud, entrance 2:5c.    Prizes .$5. $3, **j2.  Tuesday! .afternoon will, be devoted  to matches, Great Britain, Canada arrd  :*(Q_.irifcirmcil;.oni;I,*!(igo 8).  5F-  MEN���������  a -  SUGGESTK  event consisting of, firstly, the Union,  Societies -and Merchants, to .the  amount of .$30. !*>!.0, and $20 for trust  float or general appearance. Bicyclists  will also receive attention having been  allotted the following inducements:  .Host decorated lady's wheel. $10: best  decorated gentleman's wheel, $10 and  best comic wheel $;.. While the parade is in progress a  UII.I.1. SHOOT  will be going on at the club grounds.  Fifty dollars has heen donated to this  event arrd there will be competitions  at 200, f>00 and 000 yards of a class lo  make warm the artist of the bulls-eye  and circles.  This will fill up Monday morning  and then we all go to lunch. After  this comes the big  kultox cup LAcnos.sn; jiatcii  which is certain to arouse, great enthusiasm.' Revelstoke won on Dominion Day but this victory was disallowed on technical grounds arid Kamloops  and -Revelstoiie will line up for (he  lirst real contest'of 1003 for thc much  coveted trophy. Before and after the  match a long programme of  . ATHLETIC'.SPORTS .  will be carried out, the programme as  arranged being as follows:  HANDICAP  Bovs race, (over 12) 50 vds:  Girls    " .'���������':.;'   ������* '-  Boys    "    (under 12J 23 yds,  Gills  1  $3  3  $2  o  3  $1  1  1  1  100 yd. race, open, entrance 30c. 1st  pri������e parr1 pants value $10, donated by  J. IJ. Cressman: 2iid'C'tsi* razors, AV.  M. Lawrence, value S3: 3rd pipe, value  $3.^ ' .  Tug of War, 10 men a side, without  cleats. Prizes cash $23 arid Cup. donated Iiy Dr. Q'oss, t.o be. won 3 years  in srrecession for final ownership." Entries will be received by President of  ! Sports Committee until 10 a.m. arrd  heats arranged orr grounds.  Quarter   mile   race.   open, entrance  25c,   1st   prize,   vest,   Al, A, Wilson,  Recommend that G. T. P. be  at once Started from.Coast  and no Mongolians Employed  ���������Other Telegraph News.  Victoria.��������� Sept. 2.���������At an important meeting of tho British Columbia  Fxecutive Councita minute was passed  recommending the Dominion authorities, first, to work on the mountain  section of the pioposed Grand Trunk.  Pacilrc railway by commencing operations from the Pacific termimis and  continuing eastwards to the boundary  of British Columbia, and secondly that  no Asiatics be employed on the con-  sti notion of tho rond.  Kosslaxb, Sept. 2.���������James AA-Wd-  ner, famous throughout thejvootcnay  as a* muring ������������������''promoter and raconteur,  is dying of blood poisoning in a Milwaukee ho-pital.  CO.VSTAXTINOI'LK. Sept. 2.��������� Throe  eNplo-ions occurred tor lay on lire Austrian steamer Raskapu soon afler she  left lhe Bulgai inn port of Hut-gas for  Vienna, 20 persons being'killed.  Kingston, Jamaica,- Sept. 2.���������Colonial Secretary Chamberlain today  Rallied mi authorization to the local  _Colomu.___IJaj.i_k==U^^  the planters whose plantations were  practically destroyed" by tire recent  storms. y  Ni*:w Yoiik, Sept. 2.��������� The ���������race between l.uliaucu and Shamrock bad  again to be called oil' today for' lack of  wiird. .*-���������'.!  Naxai.iio, I.. C, Aug. 31.���������At nn enthusiastic meeting of delegates from  tbe several centres of Newcastle constituency held at Ladysiiiith .Saturday  night, Mr. ' Andrew Brydcn received  the nomination of -thu. Conservative  parly as candidate irr the coining election.  Ottawa, Sept. 2.���������A 'division was  reached in the Houso on the transcontinental railway resolutions.' All the  aniendnieiils wero voted down. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier'... resolution to give  effect to tlio contract wa.s carried by a  majority of 10.  Mo.vnu_.vr., Sept. 1.���������A number of  loose who compose the British parilia-  ihenlary 'party reached.hero last night,  including' Lord l.yvodei.1, Lord Bra.ye,  Sir I.dward Clark, William C. -Mac-���������  donna, Col.'Sadler. Mr. George Doughty  and others. Tbey will stay in Montreal  a couple of days and then proceed west  as far as the'coirst"  Vienna, Sept. 1.��������� King I.dward arrived here at 3 o'clock this afternoon  from Marienbad, and was accorded an  enthusiastic reception,' Tlio city was  elaborately*decora,tod and along the  route from tho railroad station to the  Holburg, triumphal arches, displaying  the Austrian aud British Hags entwined  were" erected.  Junior Conservatives.  A meeting will be held in Selkirk  Hall tomorrow evening, at 8.1.5 p. rn.,  for the purpose of organizing a Young  Men's Conservative Club. All those  interested are cordially invited* to  attend. Officers will be elected and  arrangements made for regular  ���������musical andothcr meetings.  Seven Miles From Trout Lake  Another Poplar Creek Discovered���������Discoverys Point to  Big Bend.  Between the discovery at Ground  Hog Basin, mentioned irr onr last  issue, and the widly circulated Iind at>  Poplar Creek the splendid mineral  zone has been located and staked with ���������  in seven miles of Trout Lake. And  this strike is'equal" to, if not better  than. Poplar creek, of the same kind  and with similar banging walls. The  latest showing should overshadow the  Poplar'outfit. AVe . say this for* two  reasons, firstly, because the Poplar  creek find was bruited abroad by  novices while tire other1 was ther work  of practical men. aird secondly because  the latest excitement has allraclei  prospectors of approved ability while  the other- was simply a rush of "ehe  cliacos" to a place where they thought  gold was sticking up in chunks.  * The first news that' came to the  Hi.KAr.iT of tlie 'recent find was convoyed iir a .wire from'Trout Lake on  Sunday afternoon which road:  'Another Poplar1 creek discovered,  everyone excited, .'many will leave  when proved."  This despatch created considerable  interest in our office, but wo decried  not to be a viclin. of a stampede until  something tangible was apparent.  But we were too late and now proceed  to tell the story of the find as given  from reliable resources.  About Friday last .Mr. AVm. Davie  went out to do assessment work on  one or two claims about seven miles  north of Trout Lake. Irr the course  of his work he found that,' in addition  to the veins formerly located, several  new outeroppings of quartz appeared  which looked-like, rich ore. One of  tho_<. was therefore turned over and  it was then found that the gold which,  owing to surface concentration, was  not apparent among the largo spheres  of iron capping, was clearly seen with  tbe naked eye a foot or so below the  surface. The news was quickly  circulated by -Air. Davie and, on  Saturday last, several claims were  si,need. AVhen the news came to  Trout Lake the excileiiient started.  The* samples; brought., do wh. made, the  population p'racliciiliy "Avild. "��������� In 'the  twinkling of an " eye business was suspended, men arrd women rushed lrp  the trail iir lire-wild search for gold  and, at the moment of writing, probably two or three hundred are on the  giound wording.wilh pick and shovel,  pan ���������and rocker, taking out for themselves gold from the auriferoi s  Lardeau.  This Ih id has been verified Iiy many  local residents. Deputy Sheriff Knapp,  who came in from Trout Lake leaving  there Sunday morning, says that  from 11 p. nr., until the time of his  leaving, lhi. mad rush for claims continued. Tho trail was a moving mass  of humanity all heading towards the  recently found FI Dorado and the  town of Trout Lake is descried.  A press despatch fronr Beaton says:  "Thc scene of the discovery is about,  three iniles- east bf the lake, in the  direction of Ferguson, where the  Nettie L., Silver- Cup and other- rich  urines aro situated. 'the fact that it.  is iir direct line with the phenomenal  deposits which : have been struck on  Poplar* creek irr the south rind Fish  river in thenorth. indicates that the  free rich gold belt of the Lartleau is  from twenty to thirty miles long."  .Without further absolule news the  HioitAl.l) does not advise its readers fo  seek the new locality. It is probable  that by now all locations in the  _viciiijty-Ju..v.c_-. been.- Ink oii^ii(*t.__Jl__n_.j  new I'mil, however', demonstrates the  fact that a continuity of rock, formative exists through the .'large stretch  of country between the Lardeau and  the Big Bend. ..Wo have insisted orr  this orr several occasions, not only by  personal observation but also through  specimens ol'rock' from the ' various  locations tnudc. There should be no  particular rush to the Iind in the  vicinity of Trout Lake, but practical  men should investigate tho country  between the places much lioomed  recenlly and locate for themselves  claims of equal valiio of those a I.  Poplar'ereek, Trotit Lake, and Ground  I leg Hasln,  Ordination Service  'I'he ordination of Kow Robert  Hughes, of llnl*burl:orr St. Methodist  church. Nanaimo, took place at the  Methodist church here on Sunday  morning at II, a. m. The church was  very bearil il'ully decorated with cut  llowers and plants anil appropriate  music was 'rendered by the choir-.  Rev. James Turner, President of the  Conference, conducted the ceremony,  assisted by Rev. Dr. VVoodswortlr,  Supt. of Missions in Manitoba and N.  AV. TV, Rev. J. H. White, Supt. of  'Missious-.il B. C, and Rev. C. Ladnor,  pastor of the church. Rev. J. H.  .White: delivered a rrrost instructive  charge to the candidate hi.H text being  1st,,Timothy, IV; 1(1, "Take heed unto  thyself and unto thejdoclrino. continue  in them; for in doing this thou shalt  bolh save thyself and them that hear  thee,"  In the afternoon, at 2.30, the visiting clergymen delivered suitable  addresses to tbe Sabbath school  children and .in tbo evening the Rev.  R. -Hughes preached a most impressive  sermon to it large congregation. He  also conducted an after service at  which a.large number remained.  Mr. and. Mrs. Hughes left Monday  evening for their new home in  Nanaimo,  r 1*1*1 t't'i 1*1*1 i*_*r *-**' ***** r*_*t i*_*i t-_-| i*_*i ****' ***** *********** ***** f*1*i t*_*i __. r*l** i**** '*-*** **_*_ _*__ _*_** r*_*i,  ' ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty t.1 ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty lfr  ros. f  Boiled Linseed Oil  Raw Linseed Oil  Meatsfoot Oil  Turpentine  White Lead  Yellow Ochre  tytyty  Mackenzie      ty  Avenue ... ty  ty  fctytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty ty ty ty ty  **'V,*A>*l**Ai*W**A^  FALL 1303.  ds Arriving  FALL 1903.  BOUGHT   DIRECT  FROM IHE MAiFMER  Twenty-One Cases and Bales Opened and  ',       Put in Stock this .Week :-  Ladies' Wrappers.  Children's Dresses.  Table Linen, Napkins, Towels  Sheetings and Blankets.  Pillows and Cushions.  Boys', Youths', Knioker Pants  With Double  Seats   and    Knees.      These  -    are hard wearing.      Even* pair guaranteed.  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE   EMPRESS  SHOE  -Ai^D=AG-E^rTS^FO RTB UTTE.I<n CirPATTERNS"  THE LEADING  *        DRYC00DS  J       MERCHANTS  MAM. OltUEIIS KKCKIVK OUI: l'HO.MI*T ATTUXTION*.  FIRST  ANNUAL  *������abor ������ayCelebration  REVELSTOKE,   B.   C. ,  Under- the auspices of the Mayor arrd Oily Council.  sIpt.J Monday, Juesday  SEPT. 7  SEPT. 8  LACROSSE, BASEBALL,  ATHLETICS, GUN SHOOT   '  TRADES AND SOCIETIES PROCESSION.  GRAND BALL -       -       - GRAND CONCERT  For full particular*; sec smalt bills.  M. J. O'BRIEN, MAYOR, President. H. FLOYD, Secretary.  To Whom all enquiries should be addressed. ^:-i������������������������fr������  I THE IDIAI LIFE, j  Joseph   Silverman, D.D.,  Rabbi  Temple E-auuu-El, New York.  >��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  And he said. Oo forth and stand upon  ���������*ho mountain . _i'ur*e the I_ord.���������I. Kings,  tix.. U.  There are times when we who have  . ived constantly in thc valleys become  tissatisfied with our surroundings, with  .  he commonplace scenery, the narrow  -lorizon  and  contracted    vision,    and  bok  with  envious  eyes to    the    few  "who have succeeded in climbing to tht  Mountain top.   Then, under some sud-  ��������� ���������������������������������������������������. spell, we summon up courage, gath-  rr our feeble strength and attempt to  /Utinb the  steep  and  rugged    ascent.  .���������'-And when at last, after many trials and  -failures, we reach the summit wc arc  lully rewarded for our exertions by the  ;rlorious sight before us and by the cx-  --.ilara.ion of thc upper air.  Those in the valley can see only a  -���������jmall  part  of  the  world's  wonders���������  ���������>kere a field, a garden, there a cavern,  ������ river or lake.    Upon the mountain  "jop the sublime and awe-inspiring pros-  ~|*ect of the world's wonderful design,  .-.eairty, majesty and power bursts full  -tpon  the  eye.    From below  we  saw  - ������nly a few peaks; from above    hun-  '���������Ireds of peaks  come into view,  hundreds of smaller mountains, separated  ky undulations of green forests or by  lilver threads of limpid waters.    From  .elow we !:*\d a limited outlook, s;i\v  ���������snly our own confined surroundings���������  i  few peasants, villagers or conceit-.d  townspeople ; beheld only petty affairs  trf mundane life, which seemed of such  firamount importance to the denizens  if the valley.    From  the  heights  we  lave, comparatively speaking,    an    al-  -nost unlimited horizon and can see at  'i glance many cities and villages, and  31  the  distance hills and valleys,  riv-  :rs and lakes, and beyond the mighty  -.cean  embracing all    things.      From  ibove all great cities seem but as toy  7illages, men and women as tiny mini-  itures and our seemingly vast enter.  -prises as the block houses of children  ' it play.    Standing there on the moiin-  ���������tain top, in thc very presence of the  Lord, as'v it were, upon the throne of  creation, we seem to realize a sense of  tur greater .elves and our larger pos-  iibrlities,  and  to  feel that the people  ������nd the things wc have left below are  ������ut the chrysalis from which we have  ���������.scaped; that the world in the valley  ��������� Ss but the stepping stone to the high-  sr world above.  ��������� -There are luminous hours in our  IveS when the soul yearns to emancipate itself  irom the limitations under  ��������� fhich it was born and has continued  ���������^V.   exist,  and  seeks  to  rise  to  sonic  ���������jigher estate of manhood or woman-  sood.    Wc  have  at  times visions  of  *icn  and  women  who  have  risen to  -Ipiritual  heights   which   we   aspire   to  leach.   They seem to live on the mountain tops  of Hie  arid enjoy a great..-.:  'md broader  view  of human    affairs.  They are men oi unusual wisdom, profound reason, of uncompromising convictions; men who stand on the yant-  igc ground oi truth, who love right-  ���������ousness.  execute justice    and    walk  -sumbly before their God; broad-gauge  ���������nen, full of sympathy and love for humanity; who'.e-.ouled men and women  ���������vho can sniile-.bcnignly.and speak ijrac-  ���������onsly, yet wisely; philanthropists, lov-  its of mankind,  who    temper    jus^'-.  urith mercy, judgment with charity, and  -rho, like Divinity, are   patient,    long  -joffering and abundant in kindness and  iercy.  In our better moments we seek to  rtand  upon  such a  lofty plane.    Our  trrdinarv    lives    seem     commonplace,  "'���������stale, flat and unprofitable."   We go  constantly through the same routine of  ���������jatrng and drinking, sleeping and w_l:-  *ng.   The great masses seem like thou-  -���������jands   and   millions   and   myriads    of  ���������notecules and organized cells that aor.-  ~.inbute=t6~~tf;e~mcchanrSin=oi��������� the=-uni���������  -������erse.    We seem often to be only as  ���������Ibe small teeth on the cog wheels of  ���������rjoaian and cosmic life, rotating upon  ���������*���������(.  another to move some other set  *i wheel*   and  thus   transmit    pjA'.r,  vitality and growth to an infinite eum-  ���������W   of   revolving   wheels.     Now   and  lien some of us rebel against a   cruel,  ~=5T"least  an  undesirable,   fate  or  des-  Jtty.    Wc  a*.i>:re to some higher exigence than that of the beast; wc want  ��������������� be something more  than merely a  nt of a cog wheel; wc have an am-  -fitfon to be a power that moves the  ���������heel,  to   be   a  conscious  and  active  erecting for. c,not a mere passive piece  y[ mechanism.   We wish to be not the  5-rby that i* m<>ulded,but the potter who  -fesign*. arid executes the plan.    In our  ictter  !iou-s  we reach out to such an  'Heal life that is   far    above   our   material, woriuiy existence, with its con-  jfent round of toil and care, coupled  With only a modicum of pleasure.  It is such an ideal that reconciles s  *to the most bitter disappointments. It  a lhe buoy that keeps us afloat in the  tempestuous sea of life until some un-  jnpectcd help comes to our rescue. The  -fean  without  an  ideal  is lost in  this  Srdid, sclf'sh and cold-hearted world,  e is subject to despondency, de-  (���������pair and a broken spirit that often  allows bitter disappointment, and to  ���������be loss of health, happiness and for-  ���������enc as a result of the deceit and in-  .jratitude of selfish and treacherous  fiends.  At such a time the words "Go forth  lad stand on the r-ountain top be-  'pre the Lord" appeal to us with a  rronderful fon_e. Get thee out of tbe  Bough of despair, out of the vall.y  ���������There dwell the narrow and tlie evil  ninded, and stand on the heights of  (he ideal life, with the great and thc  food, before the T.or*d. This ideal for-  jfies the soul, brushes aside the brood-  ng care, drives away thc lowering  ilouds and sends a ray of sunshine  iio our dark gorrorindings.    We be  gin to feel that what we have lost is  not all of life: there are still health,  aappiness and fortune in store for us;  :hat the sea is never drained; tliat new  iriends can be made in place of the  ola; that all truth and justice, all appreciation and sympathy are not dc-  itroycd; that new love can grow even  Irom the grave of a dead ailf._tion.  The ideal gives new zest to life, a, new  nalo to our surroundings. It spells  lew opportunity and undying hope.  For the Queen's Nurses.  The King and Qneen received at Buck-  iigham Palace on May 21 a deputation  from tho committee of tho Queen's  Nurses." Endowment Fund, says Tiro Lou-  Son Express, who handed over to tlreir  Majesties fs 1,000���������made up by the subscriptions ot four million contributors���������  which ls tiro women's memorial to the  Into Qucon, nnd will Iio devoted to tiro  sndowmont of the "Queen Victoria Ju-  Dllee Nurses" Institute, towards which  ������70,000 was similarly collected ln connection Willi tiro Jubilee of 1SS7. After the  Jeputation bad beerr separately presented  to llio King and Queen, who cordially  shook hands'with all, tho Marchioness of  Londonderry handed to his Majesty a  Jrnft for ������60,050. subscribed ln England  ind Wales nnd by British residents  ibroad, together with a roll recording  tho names of thc contributing counties  and boroughs, nnd other details. The  Countess of Cadogan, on behalf ot Ireland, followed with a certificate for  ������5,874 3s lOd. The Duchess of Bucclcuch  had already presunted tho Scottish collection,   which  amounted to ������12.000.  Their Majesties, having endorsed each  document with their names, tire King replied In the following terms :���������"I congratulate you on the success of your kindly  labors, and I am very glad that so largo  a sum has been contributed to so worthy  an object as tho Queen's nurses. It Is  an additional pleasure to the Queen and  myself that this sum should have been  collected as a memorial to my beloved  mother."  Tho Qrreen, as patron ot the Queen's  nurses, also briefly * expressed her thanks,  and the deputation withdrew.  For the Farmer.  A simple way to test the quality of  oil cake is to throw a few handfuls  sf the ground article into boiling water  ������nd let it cool. The amount of scum  ������n the top will show the oil; along with  the straws, chaff and light weed seeds  :ontained in it; the sediment at the bot-  ;om will show the sand and dirt, while  :he odor will indicate whether it js  made of sound or inferior seed. This  iast point is a very important one.  They Knew About It.  The Chicago Tribune Is respprrslblo for  the following, which is applicable to  others than those who live in that city.  ''Say, Boys," ho broke in, "poor Jimmy  Turner's dead."  Jimmy Turner was a jockey and trainer well known on western traces, and  each member of the party heaved a preliminary sigh of regret at his taking off.  But not ono of them was surprised. Not  nt all. Quito to tho contrary. Kvery ono  of them had foreseen and predicted lt  time after time.  "Well, I'm not a bit surprised," said  the flrst man. "Tlio last tlmo I saw  Jimmy he looked mighty bad to me. Kind  of peaked about tho eyes "  "Yes," said tlio second man, breaking  In, "and he's had that hectic flush'on his  cheeks for tho last two months."  "1 was tolling my wifo yesterday," went  on the third member of the wise mon's  association, "that poor Jimmy .wasn't  long for this world. How long was he  sick ?  "About a minute," said tho newcomer.  "He was run over and killed by a passenger train."  Should Have Been Spanked.  Before tho "Windsor Magistrates, Tlio  London Star says, a youth, aged thirteen, was charged with theft. Chief  Constable Nicholls gave tlio lad a bad  character, and said ho throw knives at  Iris mother and father, and locked them  tn rooms until tliey gave him money. Ths  Potato-growing.  Few people study into the reasons  'or doing a thing, and instead of doing  ihcir work according to reason many  lo it according to "grandfather's rule,"  handed down from bygone days. When  the soil was new, full of humus and  >lant food, and was light and loose, thc  roots could get through it to great  .cngths easily, and if cut off by a care-  ess cultivator could get plenty of food  'n the circumscribed area; but now our  toils have been robbed of all material  which holds them up and keeps them  mellow, and are sadly deficient in  lvailablc plant food, so that a larger  irea is required to grow thc plant, and  in injury to the roots causes a failure  of food and a lessening of the yield.  The ploughing between the rows and  extensive hilling once in fashion is not  the best method for the piesent time,  and certainly is not thc cheapest. It is  laid that when the potatoes were  Drought back to their native home from  Ireland the practice of hilling was  brought with them. I know of no other  reason for it. In that country they  made hills, to get them up out of the  too moist soil; here we need more  moisture as a rule. The roots are the  means by whicli food is obtained; to  cut off roots is to cut off food supply.  The roots as they become old and  tough lose the power to take in food,  and the process is continued further  out where they are smaller. The older  the plant the further from the base is  the food obtained. The growth and  length of the roots are very great.  When the foliage is not more than  :en inches high the roots are eighteen  inches long; later tliey are from three  to five feet. Should one wash away  :he dirt carefully and get all the roots  without breaking them, they would  make a rope larger than a braid of a  woman's hair. It is safe to say that by  midsummer there is not an inch of soil  in a potato field that is not filled with  the roots. No deep cultivation can be  given at this time without injury. Once  I grew 150 bushels,an acre without any  cultivating at all. Potatoes grow in  spite of, not because of, cultivation.  We cultivate to keep down weeds, to  break up the crust and preserve the  water supply, not to make potatoes  grow. If you do not believe it, plant  some and cover with straw, and sec.  The method which will do all of these  things best, quickest and cheapest,  without injuring the root growth/ is  the one we want and are seeking.  The previous preparation has much  to do with the methods we can use. and  the after treatment should always be  kept' in mind when planting anv crop.  Potatoes that arc planted shallow must  be hilled up some or they will be sunburned ; hence, level culture requires deeper planting. The new-  tubers are always attached  :o thc stalk, and are always above the  seed piece planted. Therefore, a shallow-planted potato must be covered  by hilling to keep thc new tubers cov-  sred. This hilling not only cuts off  die roots, but gives the sun a chance  :o dry out the sides of the hills and  decrease the yield.  Where the mark was shallow and the  soil  was   not  very  mellow,   I    would  .lough  deep   between   the   rows   with  1 one-horse plough or cultivator witli  .���������ery sharp  teeth  the  minute  the potatoes  begin  to  come   up   and  before  I the roots arc long.    I would turn die  ! iirt   onto   them   and   completely   cov-  jr the just protruding top.    This will  imother small weeds, cover them deep-  :r   and   loosen   the   soil   between   the  rows   all  at one operation;   but    the  weeder across the rows should follow  it once,  to  level  and   loosen  the  dirt  j *hat  is   on   the plants.     If you  have  i 10  weeder  use  a harrow  with   "pig"  teeth.  !    The  roots  arc  the  canals   and   thc  ! water   the    agent    which carries    thc  food through them to the foliage. One  Antarctic Exploration.  The Desperado :���������Tou can 'ammer for a  week, but I don't let you out under a  tanner.���������London   Star.  father   said   that   once    the   boy   locked . ,.       -    , , ,- ,  some visitors In a room, prevented '.hem 1 Jlust dig up the soil well, so the canal  j :an get through it, and so the capillary  j iction will furnish water. This cul-  1 _ivation__nust-bc_done, for no PJiej^vc**  I iucceeded in growing a good crop in"  catching a train, and demanded money  before he would let them free. The  Bench  sent   this   promising   youth   to   a  yf_*T__rnry ������. hnnl    Austrian Army Suicides.  Stati������tlo������ of suloldo in the AustP.-E.r_ n-  garlan army tell a dark story. Even  among ths civilian population of that umpire tbe porcentaeo of suicides Is high���������  1.63 per 10,000 Inhabitants, as against 0.7S  In Britain, though still lower than Oer-  mar_;', whose perce.ilnge Is 2.71. Austrian  nrnS suicides, however, aro o<|ual to  those of any three other Kuropean armlen  put together. Britain's nrmy of frea men  does not weary of Its own existence. Tha  percentage Is 2.00 per 10,000, whilo in tha  Austrian army It rises to 12.53, <*ven  double that of the German army, which  ������������������������������������ay hn described as a bad second, with ������  PlIo Ot 6,32.  Relics of Ancient London.  According to London papers, recently  to hand, the workmen employed in tho  acmolltions on the slto ot the new Sessions House In the Old Bailey have un-  _arth������d a portion of the old Roman wall  immediately behind tho "Dead-man's  Walk," the burinl-ptace for executed  malefactors. A substantial ploco ot tho  old -vail was known to exist at tho back  of Newgate, and thoro la a special clause  In the contract for tho present works  there providing for tho careful preservation of the relic. The old wall formerly ran almost parallel with the Old  1-alif.y. The structure of tho waH can  ho plainly seen on examination of tho  portion, now unearthed, which la built of  ragstono, Hint, and lime, and bonded nt  Intervals with courses of plain and curved -.rlged 111* s. Thi. bastion at St.  tilieii' Church, Crlpplegnt., the fragment  In the street known as f_ondon Wall, and  a portion In George streot, Tower Hill,  are the only oilier traces on a largo snalo  now left of tho Roman structure. The  wall was built about 30!i A.D. by tho Km-  peror Constantino, to keep out tho hordes  of Plots and Scots, at which tlmo, north  of tho wall, was a huge forest, tract in-  rested with wild hoirs. The wall was  afterwards (about **'.0 A.D.) repaired by  I'heodoclUH, a General of tho Kmp.ror  Valentlrrian. Old J.-man London was  scarcely larger than :*y<lo park, lis Invel  wns eighteen feet lielrw Ihe present lnvr-1  of Cheapside. Tlio ,'listirnee fi-'im nurlli  ot London Wall, to soutli, at the Thame***,  was half .1 mile, rind Oem '.ant, at. the.  Tower, to west, at Oinlgiilc, *i,,oiil. ono  mile. Tlie gales on llio Kid wall worn  I-rlrtgegate, Ludgate, I_l_h<.*-.Hf,ntc. Al-  dorsgate and Aldgato.  hard soil, and it must be done before  the canal is made (grown) or it will be  destroyed. After thc first deep,  thorough work, twice in a row, the  teeth should not go deeper than two  inches again at any time.  Where (Jthe tubers arc covered four  nches deep, as they should be, they  ihould be narrowed with a smoothing  _arrow, or a spring tooth with teeth  ;ct shallow, twice before they come  ip. This will not tear them out; do  fot be afraid of it. Let the team  Maik between the rows and not step  on the hills. When they come up  the ground should be as clean  of weeds and a. level as a  house floor, mellow as a garden  and the undersoil moist. After  :hcy arc two inche. high and have  turned green, harrow or cultivate and  follow with a wtedcr. Always use a  weeder across thc rows, as it will level  down thc dirt which is worked toward  tne plants, is less likely to cover with  ;tonc and takes out the wc.ds bct-  :cr. Work over the potatoes often  :nough to keep any crust from forming, to keep sprouting weeds killed,  md raise a dust to drive away flea  beetles.  Unless compelled by the manner of  planting, do not hill up at ajf. The  workings will work up a little soil,  nnd there will be a rounded surface  toward the plant, but no deep trenches. By this method of rrsing thc team  harrows and weeder the cost of cultivating should be only a few dollars  an acre; for a boy. who costs 50 cents,  and the team will harrow ten or twelve  acres a day, and tlo it better than any  man and cultivator.  Thc great trouble with all ordinary  cultivation is that the weeds in thc  hill and the crust 011 it arc not broken  and both cause a loss, that the cost  is too great and too much lime is taken. To grow potatoes at from 10  to 20 cents a bushel we must adopt  improved methods.���������G. E. Chapman,  in N. Y. "Tribune  l-'anner."  *We have yet to get many of tho details of what the Discovery has achieved  in the Antarctic for exploration and science, says The London Chronicle. More-  3ver,  when tho  relief ship Morning left  nor, bringing news to New Zealand, she  had only half done her work. We know  enough, however, to bo ablo to say that  the present  British Antarctic expedition  will rank as one of the most notable ln  :he history of polar travel and research.  Captain  Scott and  his  comrades  of tho  Brrcat  sledge journey  got  nearer  to  tho  ���������outh   polo  by  two   hundred   miles  than  anybody has been before.    Thoy readied  i'2 dcg. 17 8., and it is nut Impossible tliat  during their second year's stay In these  regions   thoy   may   voimivo   to   surpass  this record.    Then  laird  has boon  found  at tho extremity ot tlio Ico barrier, and  It   hrrs   been   made   clear   that   Mounts  ISrebus and Terror form part  of an  Island  set  ln   a strait,   and   not,   ns  onco  had been  thought,  part of a solid Antarctic continent.    Altogether, a vory remarkable ndiilllou  is  likely  to  be  made  to our knowledge of tlie Antarctie,  nnd  30 to our full understanding of tho globe,  when tlio Discovery cornea back from tho  wilderness of Ice which lias closed around  her.    Hor equipment  for  her mission  is  In singular contrast for Its completeness  to  that   of  the  craft  which   first  sailed  to   the   far   south.     Chronicles   of  them  go back to  the early part of the  eighteenth  century,   arrd  suggest  tho  names  of  Goorgo   Shelvoke  and  Lozler  Bouvet  of   Crozot,   James   Cook   and   Kurneaux.  Tlio nineteenth century brings us to Bel-  llnghausen,    the    Russian,     to    Charles  Wilkes,    the   American,   and in particular to the expedition, In tlie years l_il_-.ll,  of Sir James Ross.    Iio discovered Victoria   Land,   christened   Mounts   Erebus  and   Terror   after   his   own   ships,   and  reached as far towards the south polo as  78 deg. 10.   In 1S74 Sir George Nares, with  the   Challenger,   lirst   crossed   the   Antarctic Circle by steam,and In recent years  there have  beerr   the  expeditions  of  the  Belglea and  of the Southern  Cross,   tho  latter fitted out by Sir George Nownes,  and  commanded   by   Mr.   C.   B.   Borch-  grevink,   who   penetrated   to   78   deg.   BO  south.   With thc coming of tho twentieth  century   there   also   came   a   revival   of  Antarctic exploration, on what may fairly be  called  tho  grand   scale.    Scottish,  German and Swedish expeditions are all  at   present   probing   the   secrets   of   the  far south,  and all  ln such   a  way  that  they work ln with the larger undertaking  organized   by   the   Royal    Geographical  Society.    The  Discovery  took  the   route  of   the   Ross  Sea,   while  the  Scotia  approached the polar Ice from the direction  of   the  Falkland   Islands.    The   Swedish  vessel   Antarctic   went   by   Capo   Horn  and Graham Land, and the German ship  Gauss, by   Kcrguelcn.     "The   main   objects." said Sir Clements Markham,  discussing Antarctic exploration before the  Discovery sailed  from  England,   "are to  determine as far as possible the extent  and nature of the south polar land,��������� to  ascertain the nature of its glaclation and  the condition of tho Ice-cap,  to observe  the   character   of   the   underlying   rocks  and to make a magnetic survey south of  ���������10 deg., S.    Much importance Is also attached to the meteorological observations,  and especially to meteorological observations south  of 7*1  deg.    Deep-sea soundings,  with  temperatures,  aro also to  be  taken,   and   biological   observations   nre  to be made." Here was work enough for  the Discovery.   She sailed from England  In July, 1901, for New Zealand. At Lyttle-  ton   Captain   Seott   mnde   his   final   preparations   and   then   steamed* south   into  the   icy   unknown.    During  the  ensiling  Antarctic summer she visited Cape Adaro,  Wood Bay, and Cupe. Crosier, and made  a. far-reaching cruise eastward along the  ice  barrier.  The   coast  was   followed  to  latitude 76 deg., longitude 152 deg. 30 min.,  or  about 150  miles  beyond   the   furthest  point  previously  reached   in   this   direction.    The land discovered In the extremity of the Ico barrier was extensive and  rugged, peaks and mountains rising from  It Into the clear Antarctie sky. Returning  westward, the Discovery eventually found  excellent   winter   quarters���������sho  was  Btlll  frozen In when the Morning left���������ln tho  vicinity   of   Mount   Erohus.   whero   Mc-  Murdo   Bay   Is   Indicated    on   the  map.  "Here," Sir Clements Markham had said,  speaking In anticipation,  "thero Is probably   a   better   climate   than    at   Capo  Ad.ire,   because   It   is within   the   anti-  cyclonic region," It; has now been ascertained   that   McMurdo   Bay   Is   really   a  strait,   and   valuable   observations   have  been   made   as   to   the   volcanic   Mounts  Erebus   and   Terror.     Only   smoke,   not  lire,   seems   to   hnve   been   seen   Issuing  trom   them,   and   by  it  the  officers  and  erew   of   the   Discovery   could   tell   tho  direction   of   the   wind.     A   trying   but  valuable sledge expedition was mado to  trcunt Terror by a party under Lieutenant  Royds.    The   log-books of  lhe Discovery  also record a fine piece of work by Lieutenants Armitnge and Skelton. who wero  away   twenty-one     days   exploring     the  western   range   of  Antarctic   mountains.  Greatest of all In this ico travelling was,  of course, the Journey southward "of Captain   Scott's   own   party.     If   they. got  nearer   by  2K   miles���������that   seems   to   be  as  exact a calculation  as can   bo  mado  at   the  moment���������to  the   south  pole  than  anybody has been before, they assuredly  did it by heroic toll and endurance. Exposure almost cost one of them his life,  and as their  dogs died   they had  themselves  to drag the  slndges back to tha  Discovery.    Her people will have adventures enough  to  tell  ns well  as a  mine  of  information   to   give   tho   world.    Wo  shall have the evidence which points to  the Ice barrier being afloat, though connected with  the land Ice.  Again, a Victoria Land traversed by ranges of high  mountains will mean new marks on  tho  soutb   polar   map.     Within   lhe   present  month   tho   full   despatches   brought   by  the Morning from  the Discovery will  bo  available   In   England.    The   intention   is  to make their contents public nt a meeting of the Geographical  Society held  for  purpose. It Is possible that tho King  M. A. P. on Amusements.  Mr. T. P. O'Connor, ln his Mainly About  People   (May   23),   Joins   In   the   crusade  igalnst bridge, and In part says:���������"Llio  would   bo   tolerable   but   for   11b   amusements,"   said   a   great   politician   and   a  philosopher of tho 'sixties.    What would  he   havo   said   if   ho   hnd   lived   to   our  days?   The   campaign   against   "bridge,"  which  Tlio Dally Express is waging,   Is  one   of the   marks  of   tho   revolt   whlcl  Is rising -.igulust our present methods ami  habits   nt   life.     It   ls   11   campaign   with  which I have great sympathy.   1 r.m.m-  bcr   lalkli.g  .some   years   "go   to   11   lady  of   great    hcniity   rind   social   popularity,  who  told  mc. sho had almost i-Ajiindunuil  vIsKh to country houses, slmnly becauso  ���������"im )'iit<-i! Iii'ldi,*. so much, nnl she found  that nobody who did not love hrl.lg** wns  regarded   with   any   favor   any   more   In  lire country houso.    Tlio inei*. playing o:  Inidg.. of course. Is not nil offence In It-  sell; a gurno of cards Is a very harmless  nnd   ofleir   a   very   necessary   relaxation  afler tiro hard work of tiro day.   I cmlcijs  tli.*re  was a   time  when   I   played  eards  riorirly   every   night   of  my   llf.**,    nnd    :  r.iuiHl it very healthy to enjoy for some  hours   eomploto  forget fulness  ot all   tho  lilinrs   and   worries  of   my   life.    I   must  add  that  I  chose  Ihe  most   idiotic  g-irir.  .if curds I could Iind���������an  American game  ���������ailed   ensino-and   tliat   I   never   played  for   monev.    Thoro   nro   only   two  conditions on which any person ought to gamble: Iho Pli-st, of course, is that hn should  he  always  certain   lo   win:  nnd   tho  second,  that he should be eciually sure thai  lhe people from whom he won o-utd.a.-  ford   lo  lose.    In  other  words,  as  these  rwo conditions can never be present, one  should  never gamble at  all.    How anybody   is able   lo  sit   down   at   tho   tab.'  of a friend, or to allow a friend  to sit  down at his table and lose mor.ny or win  monoy from that friend, which lie is unable to afford, passes my comprehension.  And yet I  was told by  that samo  lauy  to whom   I  nlluded  at the beginning 'of  tills  nrticlo  that she  has  seen   men  and  women exchange largo cheeks wilh each  other on tire morning of the day when  tlio house party wus breaking up, and the  guests woro scattering to their dirtercril  destinations.    Peoplo    will, differ   aboul  theso    things,    but    I    would   (jrcgaril    a  country   house,   If   I   owned   fine,   whore  such   things took place,  as  sunk   to  tin-  level of Ralclil'fo Highway.   To my poor  ludgment. vulgarity could not gel mucii  "further than  turning  one's  house  Into a  gambling snloon.    Gambling lias always  existed,  pot-haps  may always exist,   bin  undoubtedly the Invention  of bridge has  brought with it an Increase of llio spirit,  and   tho   practice   to   quite,'an   alarming  extent.     "Who,   five   or   ten   years   ago.  would have thought it possible that sane  men   and   women,   and.   above  nil. .that  young girls would sit down In the middle  of tho day or ln tbo early afternoon and  start to gamble? "Who would have believed lt possible  that  men   and women   or  good station and of decent sirrroundiKSS  would  stop  up all   night  gambling,   and  that, again, young women would be found  amongst the keenest and the most, eager  of tho players with the cards'.  Vet * these  things   now   constantly   tako   place,   and  indeed   a  young  woman   of-certain   sections of society who does not play bridg.  and   does   not   gamble   would   he   vote.!  a mere prudish frump.    It Is high  tlmi  that   protests   -were   raised   against   all  this   madness   nnd   vulgarity.������������������niul   1   am  glad to see.that certain 11.wspapcrs and  preachers  havo  the  courage to  take  up  the crusade.  British Trade for 1902.  The annual statement of British trade  for the year 1902 shows that aa far as  imports aro concerned the highest figures over reached are recorded���������������5_8,3S_,-  274. Tho nearest approach to this was  ln 1000, when tho Imports amounted to  ������523,075,1110. On tho other hand, exports  for l-0_ only come to ������.*19,__8,779. In 1900  they totalled over ������5,000.000 more. Tho  difference between Imports and exports  ls thereforo ������179,152,-195, and has not been  so great at any period of tho country's  commercial existence. Many ot tho ltoma  of trudo have an Interest of their own.  ln 1902 we bought motor cars to the value  of ������992,229, nnd exported them to tho extent of ������156,3*10. Tarts of motor cars  were Imported to tho valuo of ������110,839,  and exported to tho valuo of ������10.803. For  oxen and bulls tho country paid ������7,743,-  473, the lowest bill In this respect for five  years. For dead meat of various kinds  the national account was well over ������38,-  000,000. For beer and alo the foreigner,  chiefly tho German, wns paid ������157.016.  Bplrlts and liqueurs cost woll over ������2,-  000,000 and for wlno wo paid more than  twlco that sum. Tlireo millions for vegetables, five for tobacco, two and a half  for mnrgarlne, twenty nnd a halt for  butter, twonty-soven for wheat���������these aro  a, few moro points that figure ln John  Bull's little yearly bill. Tiro greatest profit  ls disclosed on raw materials bought,  which are manufactured and exported.  Tho valuo of raw cotton Imported was _41-  149,202. Besides the amount used for home  demands, this wns exported ln manufactured form to tho value of fiaMU.JSi.  Iron and steel exports nearly reached  ������30,000,000. and othor nations paid ������8,000,-  000 for ships built in the yards of this  country, not counting thoso built for. foreigners and registered au British.  BOYS IN A BOX OF DYNAMITET  Conductor of "Black Maria."  An Indian Postage Stamp.  "We published recently, says. The Daily  Graphic, the accompanying facsimile of a  postage stamp of the native Indian State  of Bundl, tn Rajputann, sent to us by  Messrs. Whitfield Iving & Co. of Ipswich,  who wrote":���������"Unfortunately we can give  you no translation ot the inscription, nor  a correct description of the central design, which looks to us like a one-eyed  bandmaster repelling the attack of two  Facsimile  of the  Stamp���������Daily Graphic.  the ...........  >).--tha_Prin_e of-****.ales_may__be_present.  *t this meeting.  Aliens in Britain.  The President of the Local Government  Board has furnished Sir Howard Vincent,  M.P.. with the result of tho Inquiries he  has made concerning the destitute aliens  relieved from the British poor rate In  England and Wales during the year 1902.  The result Is not less remarkable than  that . bourn by Mr. Akf-rs-Douglas' recent  census of th*. foreigners in his MoJ-itys  prisons. That sho-ved* a total ot nearly  .even hundred criminal aliens, maintained by tho British taxpayer at a* cost  estimated at ������i������.000 a your, apart from  th������*lr depredations and tho expanse of  law and police. Four thousand six hundred and eighteen destitute aliens were  granted poor-law rellof laBt year. Of  these, 1,9_9 were admitted as Indoor cases,  whilo 2J7 were sent to lunatic or Imbocllo  asylums. London accounts in tho total  for 3,234 destitute aliens, of whom 1,210  were indoor and 105 lunatics, or idiots.  The provlncfls afforded relief to J.SM destitute aliens and 120 alien vagrants, nna  tt������nt 65 to lunatic asylums. Tlie greatest  charge fell upon Liverpool, with 4-fi >ies-  tltuto aliens, of whom 391 were Indoor  and ten lunatic. L������!Cd������ was, however, a  good second in this-hospitality, lie net.  was afforded to 445 destitute.aliens, tut  of these only 41 were, ndrrltted Indnorn.  Twenty-four aliens, upon the. other hand,  were sent to the West Itldlnj? lun_.Ho  asylums. Birmingham Union eomes tlilrd  with WI alien pauper*. But CarVMlT If  only one point behind, with 120, of  whom M wf.re Indoor nnd 27 lunatic, went  Derby, Manchester, Salford nnd I'rost-  -wlch cornn next, in order, wliile the unions of Sheffield and Kcclmlfi.il maintain  tl aliens, lnelridln* one Idiot. The nationality of these 4,(TIK destitute! allinir  ���������wan thus mnde tip :���������Russians ������*nd Vo.m,  2.4R6 ; Germans, 710 ; Itnllnns, 2T.2 : Aus-  triariM, 143; Roumnnlnns, IB; other nationalities, 464. It Is to lie remembered  that, the poor law relief Is entirety .nde-  pendent of that Afforded hy the Jewish  Boards ot Guardians and the Busm-.lew-  ish Joint Committee, who relieved in Iho  course of last year upwnrds of fi.tlW i.ra-  tllule allcmi In London alone. Lnsl. year  the, Home Offleo Issued letters of Ihillsh  unlurnllssallon to upwards of *';00 aliens.  one-half of whom were Itusslnns and  Poles.  abnormally big-headed calves, which nro  evidently intended to represent Indian  sacred bulls."  Mr. J. V. Densal, writing from on board  tho steamship Oceana, off Port Said, has  kindly sent us a translation of the inscription and an explanation of the do-  sign.   He says :���������  "The top lino means tlie State of Bundl.  The lino under lt consists of two letters  forming one word, moaning "one.* Tiro  line under tho design also consists of two  letters, making one word, 'anna.' Tho  last line gives the year of the Issue.  Samvat, 1951,' corresponding, with A.D.,-  1698. This ls a. one anna stamp, Issued  by tho State of Bundl in 1898.  "The design, too, is simple. It is meant  to represent tho emblem of the particular  sect of Hinduism to which tho Chief of  Bundlbclongs. A bull Is used as a eorr-  veyanee"by"tlic"Hindu-*god"Slva.���������and-tho  followers of that soct have bulls as tlieir  signs."  After riding  for sixteen   years on  the  only desirable seat Inside a prison van-  that of the conductor,  says Tho London  Daily Mail,  Sergeant Delaspee  has Just  retired    from    tho    Metropolitan    police  foreo, leaving behind him at Marlborough  Streot Police Station  a small  black cat  that has  sat upon   the  step  of  his  van  every afternoon for nearly the wholo of  that period.   Among tho criminals of the  west end Sergeant Uelaspeo and the small  black cat have come  to  be  regarded as  Inseparable   friends.   Not   long   ago   thc  sergeant was ushering one of Ids passengers Into  tlio  varr,  arrd   the  man   espied  pussy standing by.    "Wiry, guv'nor,  you  had that cat when I had ti ride ten years  ago," said the prisoner, who seemed quite  cheered  by  the recollection.    During liis  sixteen   years   as   conductor   of   "Black  Maria"   the   sergeant   has   driven   about  ono    hundred    thousand    miles    between  Marlborough Street, Marylobone and Bow  Slroet Police Stations and Pentonvillo and  Holloway Prisons, and has conducted 3U0.-  000 men and women of every, rank In'life.  A baby  was  born   during  one    Journey.  Onco   ho  provided  an   impromptu   entertainment for Queen Victoria,   in his van  were nineteen West End llower girls, sent  to  prison  in  default  of paying lines   for  obstructing the streets.   In Oxford street  the  van   had   to* wait   while   the   Queen  drove by,   and tho nineteen girls whlled  away  the time   by  singing.    The  crowd  laughed   and   cheered,    and    tlie   Queen  must  have  been  much  surprised  at  the  cheerful   strains     proceeding    from   the  black  "musical   box,"  as    the    sergeant  named It.    Although    ho    has  travelled  with so many thousand prisoners, including quite a score of murderers or alleged  murderers,   Sergeant  Delaspoe   has   only  onco been attackd,. and  that by a man  who was half mad.   No prisoner.has ever  tried to  escape  from  hlrn,    and    he  attributes his Immunity from trouble to the  sympathetic attitude he invariably adopted   towards  his  charges..   One, night   ho  travelled with twenty men, everyone of  whom   was   cliargod* with   some   act   of  violence.   He "boxed" sixteen of them in  the tiny compartments, and  had to ride  with the other-four uv the central pas-  sago.   Two of the four were charged with  murder, but there was no disagreeable incident on the ride, although a dense fog  rendered the. Journey much longer tnan  usual.    Peers.of the realm  havo  ridden  In the van.   After a well-known raid on a  west end club three members of the nobility rode In the seclusion of "Black Maria"  rather  than  ride with  police officers   ln  hansom  cabs.    Of  the  murderers whom  Mr. Delaspee escorted the most notorious  were the German  Muller,  who  killed   a  man by baking him  in  a baker's  oven,  and Mrs.  Pearcey,  who  killed   the wife  and child of a former sweetheart.   Even  ln the seclusion of the prison van  Mrs.  Pearcey protested her Innocence, and she  seemed fully to expect to be released. Another murderer on his way to trial gleefully promised to go round in the evening  and see   Sergeant Delaspee and  present  him   with    he bost cigar in  London  for  his kindness.   In the evening he returned,  sentenced to death.  A Valuable Picture Refused.  There has Just come to light In Bristol, England, an Interesting romanco of  a picture. For somo years there hns  been hanging ln tho Bristol Young Mon's  Christian Association a picture entitled  "The Holy Family." Tho owtror lent It  for a lonK time, and onee proposed Unit,  tho association should buy it. lie did  not wish to drive n hard bargain, t'he  picture wns obviously n good one ; it was  ilx foot by four and a hall" feot. Would  the commlttco liko to buy it fur ������"0 7  "If you would," hn suiil.VI mi so much  in sympathy with yutir i*x,.eilent w.irk  that I nm willing to contribute ������6 my*  -iclf toward tho purchase money." But  Iho committee felt that they had inun;  important demands fur thoir ������5 notes,  and they replied no.:orditigly. By un.l by  iho owner died, and rhe executors began  to ronllzo his estate. The pletnre was  looked up nnd tho work was ordered lo  he packed nnd sent to London for sale,  fudge the siitlHfaction of the exoeulors  when thoy received an offer of ������7,000  for It, nnd were advised not to sell under  ������10,000. Hxperts lmvc- Identified the ple-  firre an-from the brush of lietro do C*ir-  ton������, the gient Italian painter of  oorly seventeenth century.  the  The statomonl ts mado that tlio first  '���������black list of habitual drunkards ' published In London under llio new licensing  law contains the names of throo llrnus  as marry womon as men.  Wanted to Work For Herself.  Tho following story has been going tire  rounds of tho British' press :���������A young  Hussldn woman .of t'l*.' aristocrat!.! cias.r.  highly educated, and tin* only daughter ul  an official well up in llu) Government Bar*  vice, who disappeared mysteriously about  fours years ago. has .iirsi been discovered  ,n tlio person of "Al.x.ri.Ier Kodlshcvuky,"  under which name she was masqueradis?  as a man nnd noting in the capacity of a  foreman of the railway. She had beer.,  most carefully reared, and at the tinr  of hor'disappearance was nhotrt to return lo lhe university w]r������?S she had already made some notuMo rnceesses. When  found the girl expla'n .1 that her Intention was to rise' to ..n eminent po.-ilion  In tiro-Stato by her- ���������������������������wn unaided efforts  and then to give a brllll'-iil example to  tho world of tho fneis which woman.when  sho really wills. Is ciih.Il* of achieving.  Tlio foilow-workers of Alexander Rodisb*  ovsky on lire railway say llrat lie was*,  industrious and ambitious and received  rapid promotion, M.*"*.;.- ..f them had predicted that he would rise to become Minister of Ways and Communications.  .The Railways of Africa.  In connection with African railway undertakings. It is interesting to read an official statement Issued by Sccrotary Jones  of the British South Africa Company,  who recently visited Bhodesia. Mr. Jones,  eays Public Opinion, speaks with special  gratification of tho "inexhaustible supply  of coal" which the advent of the railway  to the Wankie coal fields will soon throw  open. He estimates the initial output of  the Wankie colliery at 300 tons daily, and  declares that, with the exception of tho  best Welsh coal, there is no better steam  coal ln the world than the product of  Wankie. With the- gold-mining Industry  of Rhodesia we are more or less familiar, but It is not so well known that copper, zinc and other mineral deposits  abound ln that region. Mr. Jones further states that the prospects of agriculture are exceedingly hopeful, and that  facllltles^noWi exlst-for-thoiemployinent or  modern farm machinery.  Prooeedlng to Uganda, one finds that  the railway there ls practically finished.  AU the steel viaducts for the road have  been completed, and there only remains  the substitution of steel structures for a,  few small and unimportant temporary  bridges. Trading vessels are being placed  on Victoria Kyanza. At present thero is  a through train twice weekly I'n eadh direction between Mombaua and Fort Florence. -  In Ethiopia and the Soudan the work  ef development nnd exploitation is progressing apace. The treaty recently concluded betweon King Monelik and the  British Government probably moans the  early construction of tho Berber-Sunkin  railroad "via Kassala (costing seme $16,-  300,000), and tho subsequent extension of  tho Kassala line southward to Lake Rudolph, where eventually It will form a  function with the Uganda Railway, at  the same time marking a long step toward the realization of the Cape-to-Calro  scheme. A few days ago tlie DJibouli-  Marrar Railway was opened; thus  Ethiopia ls to be exploited from the east.  It is, however, not unlikely il-.it a larae  part of tlie future trade of I his virgin  kingdom will be drawn towards Khartoum. English nnd American oapltalists  recently despatched a corps of engineers  lo survey a railway from Khartoum fo  Mills Abcba, and In June an expedition  will stjir-t for Abyssinia to descend Hie.  Blue Nile, In order to test its value as a  commercial waterway, in view of diverting a portion of the traffic passing via  Djibouti.  The general Impression as to-the natural resources of Rthlonia arrd tlie Soudan Is that they nre rich, but undeveloped. Willi particular reference totlie Soudan, The Egyptian Gazette wiys editorially :���������"On the whole, although the Soudan will take several more years to develop, there are praetienlly no ' limits to  the possibilities for outside capital which  the recovered provinces afford. " With  great tracts of fertile soil now producing  ilttlo but Jungle, and with a water supply only needing scientific storage aud  distribution to fulfil all requirements,  there is no reason why the Soudan should  not become one of the world's greatest  exnnnrles. All of these and oilier treasures are placed at 11:9 disposal of nu-  manity nt large by the extermination of  the Dervishes. ;,rd I!ri!l������h enterprise  must have lamentably deteriorated tf-it  hangs back in the competition to cater  for thc wants of 25,00i> 000 people."  Smoking Complacently to the  Hotii* ������������������  Interested  Spectators.  *I was lying a big water maiii," ������\!J|  a contractor.   "We had completed* *)i*  job and were   111! Ing up the    trenctt.  Where the pipe ended we were obliges  to put a board covering over the ond,  as work on tha nest section had not  ibeen started and probably would not  be for some time.  We had filled up tha  entire trench and placed the big board  covering over the end nnrl'hpd partly  filled tho hole with dirt when.he h'jarrj  a feeble cry from the pipe.   Thc workmen  were friyhtbued   for  a moment,  finally the foreman rocovered presence jl  of mind enough tn order them to remove the dirt and boards and see what  was In the pipe.   When they had dono  so out crawled    about, as    thoroughly  frightened a.boy ns I ever saw.    He-  Wnld he had crawled Into the pipe In  the afternoon to hide from his companions and had fallen asleep and was*  only awakened by the noise of the dirt  and stone-s falling against the boards-  covering up the end of the pipe.  His mother happened along about  this time. When she learned what had'  occurred she set down her market basket, picked up a lath and treated us to*  an exhibition of how a boy should bo  properly spanked. She did the lob Inartistic shape, and when sbe stopped'  for breath that boy had the fact Impressed upon his mind that a nap In a-  big water main was against the rules*  of the family."  "Three small  boys,"    said    another  teontractor, "gave me about as bad al  scare last summer as I ever had in mj"  aife, and If I had caught ar.y one of"  the three I would have administered a  spanking which  would have boon up*  to all tiro contract requirements of a  ���������well-regulated family.   I had b-jon doing a piece of   work uptov.*n    near a  large open lot, and the smr.ll boys of"  tho neighborhood used to bolhcr its by  Interfering with tho drills  and other-  tools when    the workmen   were   not  about.    One   rainy mor::ing    about a  rweek before the Fourllr of July   tho-  crowd had been annoying tho watchman  by   firing oft  freer ackers  about  the place.   As the men were nol working on account of the rain, the boys:  toad been having a gay time, and about  ll o'clock I came up to the pltrce to  (prepare to sot the n..n to vs.irk at 1'  o'clock, as lt looked like clearing up.  I found the watchman enjoying himself ln n saloon, anil after I had berated him for his nr-.c.Iigcnce we pro������  ceeded toward the piace.  ;   "To our horror we saw that the lid  of the large box whore our dynamiA  iwas stored partly open and propped up-  wlth a stick, and from out   the   box'  were coming frequently little puffs of"  emoke.   We ran for our lives until wo-  bad reached a safe distance and awalt-  ted the outcome.    As there    were 100-  pounds  of  dynamite  and   about  fifty  pounds of black powder stored in that.  box, neither of   us would have   gono-  aear lt for any amount of money.  "We warned every one_ who cam������*  near did all we could to avoid an accident. And after waiting about ten  minutes in breathless expectation of a  terrible explosion we saw three youngsters stick up their beads and peep out.  IWe made a run for those youngsters,  and out they Jumped and scampered  away. If the watchman had been subet V ]  and I had been about 125 pounds lighter and twenty-flve years younger wo  anight have caught those little scamps,  but beer, age and avoirdupois wer������  against us and they got away."   __-  ilttio i>������i������jr.  ���������f_feQG.������>4  The Bight Kind uf a Buy.  The merchant had arrived at hla office as early as 7 o'clock, and Ave minutes after be got down to bis desk ���������  foxy-looking bright-faced boy came  In. The merchant was reading, and  the boy, with hla hat off, stood there  expectantly, but saying nothing. At  the end of two minutes he couiheS  slightly and spoke.  "Sxcuse me, sir," be said, "but Tain a hurry." y      ,  The merchant looked up. ���������'5  "What do you want?" he asked.  "I want a job it you've got one for  me."' '.  i."Oh, do you7" snorted the merchant.  1 "Well, what are you is such a hurry,  about?"  "I've got to be, that's why," was tbe  jharp response. "I left school yesterday evening to go to work, and I haT-  en't got a'place y������t, and I can't afford  to be wasting tlm������. If you can't da  anything for me say so. and I'll skip.  The only place I can stop long in !���������  the place where they pay me for It."  I The merchant looked at the clock. ' ���������  { "When can you come?" he asked.  ' "I don't have to come?" replied.tbo  youngster. "I'm here now, and Td been  it work before this If you'd said so."  Half an hour later he was at It, and  lie's likely to have a Job as long all he  wants lt���������-Detroit Free Press.  There'll be no cure for th' servant girl  question 'slong ns neither side '11 admit  that th' other has any claims to consid'-  raUon:���������Reflections of Unclg Ike.  " Minister (to naughty tioy)���������Tommy,  rou should be good���������like my lit tie boy.  Tommy���������Oh, people dona!������ you so  nany slippers he doesn't dare to be  pad. ... <+i  k  ���������S������*$o>$������*    ������^������o$-*>$  loomooBraa^  Set Her Free  By Florence Warden  Author of "The House in the Marsh,*  etc, etc  'A Prince of Darkness,"  b*>be>bo*    ������o$������o$������*$������������$OBS^i  There was a moment's dead silence afler this disagreeable speech. .Astley, to  S'ornra's great relief, took up her cause  it once.  "I'm quite sure,*' said he, "llrat Norma  Vould not have mentioned words that  vere rrot intended for hor to hear except  31 a mat tor of great moii.t'iit. And a  tnfe may bo excused, surely," he wcrrt  >n, "if she feels that to clear her hus*  nturd of even tire faintest: suspicion of  ieiv.g concerned iir a murder is a matter of moment."  JNnrirm was so grateful, so deeply  touched by these words and the tone irr  irhicli they were uttered, that it was  villi dilllcully she kept hack the tears.  Lady Myfanwy answered him at once,  rather impatiently.  "If thoro were any serious idea of con*  lecling you with this dreadful thing,"  die said, "it would be dilferent. Hut  shere isn't. We all krrow you to be iu-  ���������apable of anything but the most liouor-  ible and chivalrous conduct. When thero  ������re real suspicions about, it will be time  So talk about exonerating you."  "The suspicions nre real .enough, unfortunately," said Aslley. "I've already  Heard a good mal'ry things said about me,  by people who didn't know who I was,  K'hich were rrot, pleasant hearing for any  nan. The question is, if the boy's mouth  s being kept shut, who's to get hiin to.  ���������peakf"  "Tlie police, if anybody," said Lady  Myfanwy.  "They're tried, I happen lo know,"  ���������laid he, *'and to no purpose. The very  name of police is alarming to a lad, espe-  tially to ono who Iras been 'got at,' as he  4;.pai'an.Uy has been.  "Wa could listen with more interest,  you kioif, to your account of your experiences," went 0:1 Lady .Myfanwy to  Norma, not using any name in addressing  rrer, "if you would be a little more outspoken. Surely, if it is a secret, we  might be trusted with it. When you appear to Save come here for our advice,  loo."  Norma hesifatcd, and Aslley, who be**  gan to be indigaant at  the tone Lady  Myfanwy was taking, turned to Norma.  "Come," Ire said, "you will be able to  talk more freely to rrie than you dare do  fcere.    Lady Myfanwy and Lady Violet  will excuse us "both, I'm sure.    We may  bave to wire up to town for some help,  ���������nd ta consider what 15 best to be done."  "But you  will come  back  to  dinner,  ���������won't you?" said Lady Myfanwy in   a  pleading voice, as he made Norma rise to  .go.   "You promised, you know I"  "Even a promise is subject to revision  In a case of emergency," he said, courteously, but rather coolly; "I'm very  frateful for your kindness to me, Lady  fyfanwy, but I must show some regard  to  the wishes of my wifo."  When Ihey were "outside in the dark  ���������and the eold again, Norma's spirits fell  ���������till lower than before. The belief that  ���������she was losing whatever hold she had  opon Aslley, arrd that Lady Myfanwy  had succeeded in supplanting her in Iris  regard, weighed trporr her like lead. At  the same time she tried to bear up under  this new blow, arrd told herself that,  since happiness with herself was out of  *lro question, she ought to bo glad that  she had found, in the carl's daughter, a  powerful friend. These feelings and  thoughts made her silent, and it was  Astley who spoke first. Following her  down the drive, after he had been de- -  tained a few moments by the imperious  Lady Myfanwy, he drew her reluctant  hand through his arm and snid:  "My dear, you look unhappy, horribly  unhappy I What is.il? Something worse  than anything you have told us off"  At the kind words, Norma felt her  courage and her stoicism giving way;  the next moment her tears were falling.  "Yes, there is something worse," she  ������aid. "There's���������there's���������Lady JMyfan-  ,wyl"  Her tone told him more than her  words. With an imperious action which  there was no resisting, Ire threw Iris arm  round her. They were by this time far  ���������way from the great house, the lights of  which shone out faintly in thc distance  between the trees of Uie park.  "Silly, silly child, to be jealous I" said  he.  Again   the  tone   was   more   eloquent  ���������than���������the- speech.���������Norma-felt- a-litlle-  comfort steal into her heart.  "I know, oh, I know that I'm nothing  to you now, that it sccrri3 impossible lo  hope that we can ever be happy, and���������  and I know I don't deserve to be!" she  almost sobbed, "liut���������oh, to find you  there, with that woman leaning over  yea, and talking to you in that charming, caressing way she has with the peo-  pte she likes���������oh, don't you see how hard  it seemed? When I'd thought you were  miles and miles away!"  "The reason why I wns not miles away  was that there was .111 attraction that  drew me back here," said Astley gently,  keeping her hand tucked under, his arm.  "I came back only this afternoon���������a flying visit to hear whether thc police had  found out anything, and to learn how  you were. I had scarcely got out of the  station when some of the Hall people  drove up, and insisted on my going back  with them instead of going to an hotel,  as I had intended to do. There! Are  you satisfied now?"  Norma drew a shivering sigh.  "Satisfied! No," said she. "It would  tako more than that to make nre feel  anything so floute as satisfaction. I shall  feel that When*���������when you are perfectly  happy, no matter what becomes of mel"  "Would you be satisfied to see me happy with Lady Myfanwy?" he asked playfully.  But ths shiver which passed through  her made 'him grave again. She, however,  tried to smile, as she said gently: "Yes,  yes. If you could be. happy with her,  then I should bo content. Kcally, really."  "Well, I could not," said Astley decidedly. "There's only one woman who  could make mc happy, nnd that's th*  wife who slwll be my wife yet In the  "eyes of all the world!"  And he pressed upon Irer lips a comforting kiss of love and tenderness,  which, sll .unreasonable as it was, gave  her a little fresh hope, fresh courage.  And whon ho left her at the end of th*  lane, by, her own wish, that they might  ��������� irbt   scf   the   eol lagers   chattering,   sire  '  walked with a lighter step and 11 lighter  heart llnrri when she went forth that af-  I  ternoon on her errand of discovery.  I      In the darkness, when she came to the  ��������� first cottage, she raw Nance flagged in  her doorway. AfU-r a moment's hesitation, Norma slopped U* :,-k her' how Ned  waB. She fancied f.onr tin* woman'.-,  rrrarrrrcr that she was ruu-asy about something.  I    "It's   about   hiin   I'm   worriting,"   .111-  ; ewered Nance civilly enough.    "The lad  ��������� eoorrr home this afternoon, arrd he's been  greeting about t' cold, and I'm rrigh sure  he's downright ill. ilny bo he's caught  cold wearing these fine new claes of t'  doctor's."  I     "I thought he was ill when I met him  1 In the wood this afternoon," said Norma.  ,     "Ay, so he is too, and rne wi* nobody  1 to go and fetch V doctor."  ;     Norma said  eagerly:  "Let  rue  watch  him while you go."  j     "Oh, I doan't like for. to trouble your  ladyship," said Nance, looking, however,  ; as if she felt rather grateful,  i     But Norma persisted in hev oiTer, and  , Nance,   apologetically   saying   she   had  tried to get someone from the'neighboring cottages, but they were nil out marketing for the next day, which was Sunday, at length availed herself of the of-  ' fer,  and  ran  in   to  put on  Irer shawl,  1 while Norma went back to her own lodging to leave her mull' antl gloves. '  ,     At tho door  of Nance's cottage they  '. Darted,  Niurcu    speeding    away   to   the  town, with her basket on her a 1111, after  ��������� learning that Norma was quite ready to  I stay for a couple of hours if necessary,  irr charge of the invalid.  1 "He's lying quiet enough," said Nance,  ��������� "as if he was asleep. He'll not take no  notice of you, most like, your ladyship,  nor so much as open his eyes. I'didn't,  tell him as how you was.so good as to  coom to him."  "All right. I'll take great care of him,"  said Norma, as she went into the cottage.  Nance had made lire sick lad a bed in  tho little parlor, into wlrieh the frorit  .ioor of the cottage opened; and there ha  lay in the corner, just as she had ;said,  with his eyes closed, and a dusky flush  on his face.  Norma sat down without making tire  least noise, in a chair which was jusfc  out of his sight if he should open his  eyes. She thought that lire sight of her  might disturb him. so that if he would  sleep on quietly without knowing sho  was there, it wott'id be better for him  than if she were to have to soothe him  by assurances that she had nothing to  worry him about whilchc was ill.  As" she sat there, recalling vividly the  scene which had been enacted irr that  very room only a short time before, the  group  of starllcd  faces,  the wondering  women, all* crowding round the figures  of Astley, tha doctor aud the boy, with  the 'very same smoky little lamp, smelling strongly of pru-alliir, burning on the  corner of the mantelpiece, Norma noliccd  llrat the invalid was beginning to grow  fesllcss, nnd to mutter and to turn in his  uneasy sleep.  Presently he woke with a start, and  looked nt her, apparently without knowing who she was.  * Norma offered him some water, as he  was moving his lips as if thirsty; he  drank a little, and then turned his head  away and was quiet for a space.  Before long, hwroesxr, ho began to'mut-  tcr, and prcsr.r.JlN<������w>rirra caught a few  words of sucherthilsus import that she  listened with LaeLuihiiiig cars and wild  eyes.  "No, no, I sw������;fv I swear I'll say nowt,  not if they flays nre, I woan't!" muttered the boy brokenly.  Then after a pause he repeated the  same words, varied by the repetition of  a word here and there, and then again  he fell into silence.  Suddenly he sat up in bed, and stared  before him with blazing eyes:  "Doan't do it, doan't* do it, doctor,  doan't, doan't! It's murder, murder!  Murder!"  He almost shrieked the Inst word, and  then, after a moment's silence, during  which he drew Iris breath hard, with  clenched teeth and. deep moans, he fell  back on the pillow with a shudder and  a- low-cryr  Norma shook with horror. Here then  was the truth, lire ghastly horrible tru-tlr,  wrung in his delirium from the unfortunate boy. Before she could move from  where she sat, the lad began again.  "Doctor, doctor, it's murder! Yon poor  chap's dead, und yo'vo killed him! No,  no, I woan't say nowt. I woan't .say  nowt!"  Always the same words, varied ever so  little; always lire samo grim horror dictating it nil.  And while Norma, with her face  turned lo the hed, listened, terror-struck,  still ns a statue, something made her  look up and turn to thc middle..of.-the  room;  There, listening also to the boy's ravings, nnd witness of her presence there,  was Dr. .Wharles, * white-faced, grim ol  aspect, desperate.  Norma leaped up from her w*at: brrl.  .with a hand of iron, he forced hev down.  :.���������:��������� /chapter xxn.  Norma con trailed herself by a strong  effort, arrd instead of appearing afraid of  the doctor, presently looked up at him,  and said:  "You frightened mc at first, Dr.  "Wharles; but I'm very jjlnd you've corae.  The boy's delirious,'ami his head U full  of the wildest fancies."  The doctor, who still had his hand on  her arm, looked at her for a moment  suspiciously, and their said, in a sort or  tentative way, ns if uncertain whether U*  bullv or to conciliate:  ',.  "Whnt did he say their?"  Before Norma could answer, the voice  of the lad broke out once more, crying  ;in a tone of abject fear:  "Doan't   hurt   me,   doctor.     I   woan't  say nowt, I wonn't, trust me."  '    Norma turned her facu again   to  llio  doetor, with an appearance of being deeply puzzled.  "There, he talks like that all the  'time."  she  said.    "I  suppose,  through  talking to you yesterday in the wooer,  where he was also on the night of the  , murder, he has mixed the two occasions  together.   Don't you think so?"  Dr.   Wharles  looked   her  full  in   the  eyes, tut Norma stood the test, returning his gaze without blinking.  "Ah, perhaps he has," said he.  But before he could say more tire hoy's  voice cried out again, more loudly than  before: "Doctor, doctor, doan't do nowt  to me.    I'll he as still as the dead, I  woan't say as how I see yo murder him!"  In spite of all her cave und  caution,  .Norma could not repress a shudder as  these   wild   words,   earnestly     uttered,  came from the dry lips of the sick lad.  Dr. Wharles mnde a  sudden movement  towards the bed, and she sprang up.   As  .he  turned  on   hearing  her  move,  they  .came face to face so abruptly that there  was  no   time   for  cither   to   prepare   a  mask:   the real  thoughts, the real  feelings  of each  were  shown  on  the  two  fSces:   both  knew  the  truth;   that  the  man was a murderer, and  that thc woman knew it.  Norma, knowing lire whole truth ns  certainly as if she had seen the doetor  commit the crime, could not support the  strain long. An irrepressible shudder  ran through her, and she sank down  again on the chair with her head turned  away, so that she might not meet his  eyes.  There was a horrible silence, broken  only by the mutter Ings and dcep-drnwn  breaths of the sick lad. Then, when Dr.  Wliarles had had time to collect his  thoughts, he went up to the bed and  looked at the boy.;  Instantly Noinm. turned, watching him  closely; and the doctor's fresh-colored  face {*rew pale as he read iir her eyes  suspicion of his possible intention.  When he spoke, however, his voice was  gentle and much softer than usual. Norma, who knew that his utterances were  usually of the furl-voiced sort to be expected from the full bloodrd type of manhood to which he belonged, thought the  unnaturally subdued tones uncanny.  "You are right, Lady Darwen, the boy  is full of wild fancies. I always thought  he must have seen something more than  he owned to on the night ol" the tragedy,  aird now I'm certain of it."  Amazed at bis audacity, Norma sat  stupefied, unable to make nny sort of  answer. The doctor took the lad's hand  in his, and went on:  "I am very strongly of opinion thnt  he knows perfectly well wko committed  the murder."  Seized with a sudden disgust at her  own attitude in temporizing with this  scoundrel, she answered recklessly, with  unmistakable dryness: "And J'm sure of  "it!" .'.,'������������������  With a rapid glance at him she noted  that the momentary pallor of his face  had been succeeded by a deeper flush than  before, and she knew that he took her  ���������words as a sort of challenge. He did  not turn his head, however, but sat still  on the 'boy's bed, holding his hand, and  'watching him.  His touch seemed to hat* a strange  .effect upon Ned Raggett. Instead of  crying out. as before, the lad lay very  still with the exception of a slight  twitching of thc rnusHcs of his face, and  .very silent except for occasional and indistinct muttering.*!.  "He seems quieter -ow," said the doctor, after what seemed to Norma a long  pause. She made ro reply. She was  watching every movement of his with an  eagle eye.   She knew well that the man  who. had not "hesitated at murder on one  occasion, would not shrink frfom a repe-  tition.'of the crime in order to hide the  evidence of his first misdeed.  Did he mean te kill the lad, the sole  possessor of his guilty secret?*  Dr. Wharles tur '.*������d his head suddenly,  and read her fear i;i her eyes. He met it  with a horrible smile, that showed his  white teeth but did "not reach his cold  blue eyes.  "Don't look so frightened, Lady Darwen," said he, "'������������������he lad's not so ill as  you fear. After a quiet night, he'll ba  better in fche morning, take my word for  it."  Norma looked down, and said nothing.  She held the firm opinion that the doctor was very anxious that Ned should  noj; only have a quiet night, but that he  should  remain quiet  for  ever.  There was another awkward-silence.  Then the doctor said, in his old voice,  ringing,  sonorous, cheerful:  "Would you go and ask your landlady  if she would go into the town and get a  little ice? I think 1 could make him  more comfortable with an ice-bag over  his forehead."  "Mrs. Giles is out," said Norma. "She's  doing her Saturday night's marketing;  and so are all the other neighbors, I'm  afraid." ,..''.  As she said this, she saw a look in the  doctor's eye which sent a chill, down her  spine. Drd he contemplate seizing the  opportunity of making away not only  with the sick lad, but with herself?  As he "rose abruptly from his seat on  the^bedplhe^fcar^wns^so^strong-upou"  Norma that he.meant to do some mis-  ehief either to her or the lad that she  sprang across Ure room nnd took her  place by the head of the boy's bed,  glancing down at the same time at the  lirtplnce by her side }o make sure that  the poker was ready to her hand in case  of need.  It struck her ns strange that Ned, who  had been quiet and silent, even in his  delirious condition, while the doctor's  touch was upon him, now begun to chatter and lo moan again, using always the  same words, with dull reiteration. And  each time that he called upon tire doctor  "not to hurt him, for he would say  nowt," Norma felt that the niurdercr't*  eyes were upon them both, and dreaded  an .attack.  The moments dragged wearily along;  she heard the tfe-tae of the clock in the  kitchen, the.movements of the fowls in  the yard outside, the slight sound of the  wind in the brandies of the trees on the  opposite side of the lane: but never,  strain her ears as she might, the sound  qf a human being near. It was indeed as  she had said: all the occupants of the  tlrreo cottages, except poor Jsed,, had  gone into the town: except for her own  powers of . persuasion, stratagem or  muscle, she and Ned were at the doctor's  mercy���������at Ure mercy oi" a desperate criminal." .*'  Ned was growing noisy again, waa  raising his voice to the old pitch, of  screaming terror: but thc doctor, who  knew that nothing could happen which  would either strengthen or alter Norma's  convictions concerning him, did not again  try to pacify him. Instead, he walked  thought fully to tho door, opened it, and  looked out.  Norma stared at him, watching every  movement. The dimly burning, smoky  lump and the red fire, combined to give  but a feeble and murky light. But it  I seemed that her senses wero unnaturally  acute, for not the srnaJlcst action,of the  doctor's, as He stood outside in lire liWJ-e  porch in the darkness, escaped her. She  saw him put his hand to Iris breast pocket, and, with a cry, sho rushed across the  cottage floor and caused him to start.  "Why, Dr. Whirries, you carry a re  volver about with you, then?" almost  shrieked ���������she, as she leaned, panting,  against tire doorway, nnd the doctor,  who had turned at hor words, staggered  a step or two backwards irrto the lane.  She had not seen arry weapon: it was  ���������nly her intuition that it was a revolver  his fingers were touching, when he put  up his hand. Brrt tins startled, guilty  look which flashed across his face at her  accusation told her Ural she had made a  good guess.  For one moment she stared out nt hirrr,  as he, taken 11 buck, found himself for a  moment without a reply. Then she shut  the door in his face, and drew the bolt.  Tiro boy's voice from the bed rang out  again, hoarsely:  "Doetor, doctor, I'll swear I sec nowt!"  Norma put up her, hands to her head,  giddy wilh the horrible sensations which  had followed each other so rapidly.  What would happen? She had lluiig  down the gauntlet now; she had let thu  doctor sec that she knew him to bo tire  murderer, that sho ferried irew outrages  on his part. Would he leave her thore,  and content himself with bold denial of  there being any truth irr Ned's ravings?  Or would Ire, since Ire appeared to have  for a moment contemplated some sort of  attack, carry out his intentions still?  The suspense she felt was horrible, not  to be borne. The cottage window���������there  was only one to this froni room ��������� was  shutterless. She crept towards it and  looked out. Whether the doctor was  ooncealed in the porch she could not  make out; and she could hean no sound  from outside.  She run across the room and into the  kitchen behind, to see whether he had  gone round to that entrance. But even  as she went, Ned cried out, in a voice of  terror that arrested her steps:  "Why do you run away? Is he after  you?"  He was sitting up in bed, staring at  her with eyes full of terror. Fearing  that the torment which he had been suffering would turn the lad's brain, arid  recognizing that her first duty was to  thc patient* of whom she was in charge,  she contented herself with shutting the  door of the room she was in and drawing a heavy chest in front of it.  Then she went quickly to Ned's side,  and, sitting beside him, addressed to him  soothing words which, to her great relief,  presently appeared to have some ell'ect  upon hirrr: for he allowed himself to be  persuaded to lie down again, muttering  still, but with less vehemence.  She was still sitting beside him, listening intently for the least sound outside,  When there. was a- violent pull at the  handle of the door.  Norma stood up abruptly, in attitude  of battle. But the voice which called  out sharply to her was not that of Dr.  Wharles, but of Nance Raggett, who  cried out:  '������>veri, open the door. I say!"  Norma ran to obey her, with a great  feeling of thankfulness that her watch  was over.  What, however, was her horror and  dismay when she found, on unbolting the  door, that she was confronted, not only  by Nance, but by the doctor, who followed the indignant woman into the cottage.  It was he indcad wiio spoke first. !  "Well, Mrs. Raggett, what did I tell  fou? We all know that your sex has  (���������rivileges, and rank also.. But for a lady,  lo turn a medical man out, and lock the*  Ioor upon him, when he wished to do  lis duty and try to alleyiflte the sufferings of his patient, is, I think, a stretch  iven of beauty's prerogative."  "It's a piece o' cheek aa ever I see!"  sried Mrs. Raggett indignantly.* "And  i'd ha' scon yo' nt t' bottom of t' sea,  ny lady though yo' are, if I'd ha' thowt  fo' meant to use Ned so!"  Norma, who felt how awkward her  position was, and how hopeless it would  jc for her to fry to get this woman to  >elievc her, with the artful, persuasive,  kandsome doctor using his utmost influence ngainst her, felt nevertheless that  die had better take up at once the posilion she meant permanently lo hold as  regarded tire whole matter.  So she turned boldly to Nance, and  laid:  "The Ind has been delirious for some  time. If you will hear what he says you  will undersland why I did what I did."  The doctor broke in: "Perhaps I can  ���������xplnin this lady's motives and actions  better than she could herself. Lady Darwen, naturally enough, takes sides with  her husband, who, as I dare say you have  heard, attacked me,in the open street  the other day on account of some family  affairs of his, in which he, quite wrongly, imagined that I was mixed up."  As he spoke the doctor laid an unpleasant emphasis upon the words "Lady  Darwcn" nnd "hor husband," in order, so  SHE   SIGNALS* ALL  SAILORS-  "Tho Little Uslit!i.,u������> Girl" KsTer FbIIi  to <;r<ict Ships Tlnit l'nai.  Sailormen who navigate the seas on  the South Atlantic coast are always  glad when they near the harbor of Savannah, for that means that they will  ���������pass within saluting distance of "the  little lighthouse girl." This, be It understood, Is the officially accepted title  of Miss Florence Martus, who has for  the last eleven years waved a friendly  signal to every craft passing between  the city and the sea. It is the hobby o!  this young girl to greet the ships that  go and wish them a safe return, and  Erect the ships that come and congratulate them on their voyage. She  6ays that the ships are her world. She  hasn't much world orrtslde of the marine houses, to be pure, for she lives  fwith her brother nnd her mother on  ���������the bleakest, most uninviting island  imaginable on the southern bank of  the Savanah Itiver, ten milc3 from  itown.  Tiro Martus dwelling Is thc only Trnu-  Station on Elba Island. There is no  'landing wharf and visitors arrive on  an average onco a year. George Mar-  ttus attends to tho range of lights which  keep the pilots in the right part of the  most tortuous channel in that part of  (the ocean. Besides the lighthouse Is  ithe cottage where these three persons  ���������spend their lives. Tho barks, tho  (steamers, the schooners and the various other craft never get near enough  for an exchange of greetings other than  (that expressive form of good will, the  waving of a handkerchif by day and of  a lantern by night. And as the girl  (sends out her welcome the seamen,  ���������who all know her and who woifld re-  Bent the elimination of the ceremony  [which she has popularized, send back  an answering salute, three "toots" of  Ithe steam whistle. Then Miss Martus  9s as happy as a belle at a debutante  party.  It is her desire that no vessel shall  pass the lighthouse without receiving  J ia salute. She never overlooks a sail  jn the daytime, and her handkerchief  ds ever ready for its service of cordiality. And at night she seems to feel Intuitively the approach of her ships, for  tshe has frequently marie ready the lan-  Itern before the expected boat*-hove in  '���������sight. She says It is her ambition to  signal every ship that touches Savannah. She was asked her reason for  ���������signalling the passing sea throng.  "I do it," she answered, "because  they are my friends, almost the only  (friends I have. I love to see them  tome and go, and when they go I always pray for their safe return."  a lesson FcrrwivEs;  JDo to   Others, I!to.  :..'":'.......      .   1  Little Johnnie���������X wonder why men always like to talk about their school  ���������lays?  Little Willie���������Oh, I guess It's because  after they got growed up they want to  Hind out where their teachers live so  they can do unto them as they got done  iby.  against liim, and to induce her to prejudice herself in Sirs, lli^gctt's eyes by  lome outburst of indignation. She, however, kept quite still, and endured the  rest of his speech with as much equanimity as the opening:  "When she undertook to watch by  Ned's side this evening, she no doubt  conceived thc idea of gelling him. to incriminate someone in the matter of the  terrible crime that was committed in firs  (rood across tho road the other'dny, in  Drder to divert the suspicion which, ns  we all know, rests upon Sir Astley Dar-  woa, the man whom poor Rogerson came  iio the town to see." ���������  Still Norma said nothing, though every  moment the doctor's tone grew moro bitter, more, insulting.   He went on:  "I understand, Mrs; Raggett, that Ned  was quite quiet when you left him?"  "Ay, he was lying quiet, most o' t'  time/'  "And yet, not an.hour later, no, nor  half an hour, I found liim. raving I"  Here Norma did glance up quickly, but  ���������he did not speak.  Will* PtllllHllril  KiioukIi.  ' A very subdued looking boy of about  thirteen years, with a long scratch on  Ills nose and an air of general dejection, came to his teacher in one of the  Boston public schools and handed her  a note before taking his seat and becoming deeply absorbed in bis book.  The note read as follows: "Miss B.:  Please excuse James for not being  thare yesterday. He played trooant.  but 1 gess you don't need to lick him  forllt,^a8���������.the-boy_..lie played trooant^  with an' him fell out, an' thc boy lick*  ed him, an' a man they sassed caught  him an' licked him. an' a driver of a  sled they hung onto licked him a]Iho.  Then his pa licked hlni, an' I had to  give him another for snBSlng me for  telling his pa, so you need not lick hln>  until next time.      .  (To be Continued.)  llomai*kr*r.lf*   Dog In Trip.  /  With  the departure of Lieutenant-  Commander   C.    S.    Richmond    from  League Island he havlr.g been detached  from the command of the Dixie and ordered to take the Pensacola from Mare  Island, Cal., to Gaum, there has disappeared from the navy yard one of the  sights,  the commander's three legged  dog.   This animal has been tlie officer's  constant companion on land and sea  since  the  recent  war.  and.   with   its  master, was In the thickest of some of  the engagements oft Cuba.   The dog Is  known as Trip, because he has only  three legs, the Ifft frorit limb having  been cut clean oft: In the war by a shell  .from a    land battery   on the   Cuban  shore.   The dog Is of the mongrel order, hiB owner having picked him up  while at one of    the southern    ports.  Commander Rlchmnn declares that Trip  must go wherever his master Is ordered, and so the dog If off for   Gaum.  The sailors on the different vessels on  ivirich  Trip   has  Journeyed   with   hla  proud owner spent much of their spare  time  teaching him  tricks,  and  he  Is  now able to give a very entertaining  icrobatle    perform ince.      He     turns  _     .. , . ��������� frpnt and back    somersaults, but hr'3  sunlight  principal act Is to stand on his lono  Co., -Mil   ,.,och   nthf-r  thines than   front leg.   For minutes he will  thus  Soap will wash other tnings tnra ^^ blmsc]ti with his un sUc]d])g  clothes.  A little Sunlight Soap will dean  cut glass and other articles until (  they shine and sparkle,  i  GOING TO TELL IT.  The Great South American  Rheumatism Cure; the kind that  cures in n few days the most obstinate and painful cases.  If you have a friend suffering  from that horror, or from lumbago  or neuralgia, it is your duty at  least to oiler it to him. It will relieve, with the first dose. You too.  William Marshall, of Varney  Post Office, County of Gray.  Ontario, writes:  ��������� " For tho Inn year I was continually  In bed. I spent hundreds of dollars in  doctoring and medicines which proved  of little relief. Tire first dose of South  American Rheumntlc Cure pvenu instant relief.   1 am completely cured."  TUB OREAT SOUTII AMERICAN NERVINE TONIC  builds up into vigor and health thc  most shattered systems. It is unmatched in female complaints, or  general debility iu either sex.  Hundred! ol testimonial* from tie  cured on**, IO  a    certain  :h  per^anr.i  .d c"r faru, ..'ftu  Ti'-.rt^iic^ ta.l-.**"!  hut yon -.hail  ���������-������������������-> :!:lr,*- o;-;o."  .rlill.mt.      &I11  r ���������������������������-'���������lln;*;    hlni  i wticout.cei*  some tine a  r she met hl-i**.*.--*'-**.  fternoon. nn tl.^S-j-  They had a ,v-  cUftious ��������� C"(5NDEN37rrroTw.  tn Kansas the state banks alon������  contain $23,042,878 ln deposits.  Brazil will exhibit HOO varieties of  lerpen-ts at the Paris display In 1900.  Fond father (showing off his offspring's ' intelligence)���������Now, Elsie,  dear, what is a cat ?  Elsie���������Dunno.  Fond Father���������Well, what's that  iunny little animal that comes creeping up the stairs when every one's in  bed?  Elsie  (promptly)���������Papa.���������John Bull.  Willie ��������� Pa, "practical" means  "crooked;"  doesn't  it ?  Pa���������Certainly not. What makes you  think that ?  Willie���������Well, what do tne papers  mean then when they talk about "practical politics"?���������Philadelphia Press.  Aim at the  Heai  Let ft be Grip, Malaria  Fever or what not, always strike at the Heart  to protect it, to strengthen it, to  cure it, and you baffle every other  ailment.  Dr. Agnew's Heart Cure  puts new vigor into every heart, and  ninety-nine out of a hundred need  it, for that percentage are sick.  Having* put that machine in good  working order, it has guaranteed  the whole system against sickness.  Every organ is soon sound. It always relieves in 30 minutes.  Mrs. Ezra Ducraham, Temple, N.B.,  Canada, wi ites :��������� " Have had heart trouble ft*  years ; would bave it as often ar, three times a  w������k, sometimes lasting twenty-four boura.  Was persuaded to give Dr. Agnew s Heart Cum  atrial, which I did, wilh rhe greatest results, ll  surely is a peerless remedy, and would adviM  any one who has heart trouble to try it,"  ML. AQNEWS OINTMENT.  He who would be free from piles and skh  eurpiions must use this cure, v. hich routs tbea  out at once and for all time.  The safest, quickest cure, because compound**)  on correct principles. Fiercfst foe of itcbiog  skin diseases.    Price, 35 cents.  S  Whitby's  Water   and  Light  By-law.  Whitby, Juno 1C���������A by-law for Joint  system of waterworks and elec'trle  lighting bad its lirst 1 railing In tha  town Council last night. Tlio estimated cost is $50,000 for waterworks and $15,-  000-for-e!ectrte-liRht".:**^Tiie-=pumr*lr*g*--aniS-  Iteht station will be nt the wharf at tt������  mouth of the harbor.  ',^M:Mi'S  *B    j| pp in the air.  HUSH!   THESE  MAIDS KNOW  th*t the lone agony  of female weaknesses,  tho torture of their  more mature sisters,  may be all avoided by  the iise of the great  South American  Nervine Tonic  which gives impulse,  power, vigor and vim  to every vital organ,  thus producing or  preserving BEAUTY  ���������f FACE and FORM  by feeding the nerves  directly until they put the sys-  tem in order.  Edward Purrey, of Sydney Centre,  British Columbia, states: *'My wifa  waa taken down with nervous proa**  tratlon which later developed Inw  paralysis ot one m'de. Three bottles  of SOUTH AMERICAN NERVINB  worked wonders for her. We can-  not lyealctoohighiy of the remedy."  Dr. Ven Stan's Pineippls Tafcleb  iigest the food in the storoacb  (fitbout the aid of the stomach,   ������  giving the stomach  a rest-���������  F  They heal the stomach by tha   I  best cure���������the rest cure.  Price, 35c.  Damoaitratraa of  Itess :n  Why   tTt-uttas***?*" ���������'*  V. Do Not  Alwayi^VL* Muncy.  Tt was her private opinion that   li   .*  ���������tvae not a good bu-lnc-iS man, aud po. - *  sibly ahe was right.  "I can -hand**: the    family   Cnanr**:  better than you," she *vas accustom   i  to jay. and she (-aid  i:  t*"> of Lea. tb: : ���������*-  foe finally told her tn trv i'..  "I'll have   my perso.-.al   account - r! ���������*���������**.*;  t'hc ": ���������.ink. put In your n * r-ie" he sai, . ./  "and will proceed to e! ".d from trade.    .*>  All  bills, everything  :': at pertains U  our living expenses. <*'-*i:l l.e tiuende-*  to by    you.    I will  amount each week t.  expenses as lunches r.:  a small allowancs for  liquid Une occasion.-.! ..���������  have eatlre charge of  Naturally    she wo.*  hflda'*. put In ten   y. -.  bow he could save niiii.  littg the Idea that she !*  about lt.   It took a 11,1 le time to hare  his book v.*rrttc:i up. r*r*r! the accounj ���������  transferred to ber, but dually one ������v.**  nltig he    brou-r.it ho*.: * a nice    lit.!  check-book ind told L.r it was all.ar*  ranged.  Just about a week Is!  at the office   late one  went to dinne'r with hir  good dinner, just audi a <.'inner as* the**-  had had on t*re*rlous c .rations rtw.*-.i*.  they had taken dinner t sethcr downtown, and she   enjoyed it.   thorourlil*'***���������**���������   *  until be pushed tha oL.-*:*k for It cva   -  to her.  "What's that for?" 6be asked.  1   "Pay lt." he sal*.  "Well, I euess I won't do any fic!. .:>'*r  Thlng," she returned  v. artnly.    **Yoj*<- -..  thing,"  she  rammed   v.Jrmly.    '*Vou*v.-  pay it yourself."  "I ihavent anytglnsr in do with-if ���������**  -"  he    Insisted.      "T-ou're    the    ca.-iv.-T- ���������  You've started In t6 show -ni" h*n--* tc-^v -  -  keep expenses*   down,   and    ...*���������-".*   i;j   -  you'll'find*tt no trick at all if ! s*Ay ���������-  your bills.    When I was makiv-.g ?o:������. ������������������  an allowance for your incl*4*?*n3l pt-  sonal expenses I hevcr ex?c-cn-il  you.  to ipay for dlnnera* you took witb mis?*  did I?"  She paid:   She Mt that she was he*  Ing Cheated In sotM way. but f!io ptrrL- ^���������,_  end then &ugffeste9 sarcastically thai-*-**-*  she supposed ha would expect Ler   tii-tv-.,  pay for the theatre tickets too.  "Certainly," ba replied. ���������  ���������--*������;  "Well, then we won't so." sh? saltt;     ������������������<���������'  * "Just as you say," he returned piraa*������-���������  antly.   "You're M* taancial manager.-**-***5-*"*  The ride homa WW not an especiai-j   *.--  enjoyable one. *k*roonffh he seemed..te  be ln excellent Wsuir.    She was. Inclined to be moroM, and she hid irr** ,-*-  entirely   recoveret     her     equanimity  ���������  when he reached home the following ^ ^  evening.       ' .,/-���������-* ���������** vi2>������������������"** vj^'*-"'  "A Tilll ter i toun sMr'.s camo tort. .-  ������ay,'   she 'laid   shortly. *'I don't   sees ���������>��������� -*  ���������why they addressed it to mt." j-******-*^  ��������� ci chaFs-ed the������ to y6U," He esplaia*** -   -'"  ed. "I'm not rana.U������ and ac';oupt thesa, > - ���������-:���������  days, you know.  Md ycu {,Xr Itrv***-**:  ,   "No, I dldn*t, aa-a* I won't."  >���������*''.    ���������"-  I   "Oh, you'd better," fce --rrgej.  i   "Well, 1 won't," ehe r.nswered dcclrfct ,_ -  edly.       -----    ���������      ���������--   -.    ���������      s^**,*-  "You wouldn't have your p'/ir hue*****    -  baud   sued by a   haberdatlier    would-*  you?"   be asked.   "Just think how la;  would look."  "Wen, how do   you a"p?ose t    amE;  going to save money :; I have to kee**p > .  paying tt out like trhis?"    tie dornaatt*  ed.  "!I could hare staved money mysettl  if I hadn't had to buy for both of U3;*-*"  he answered..  ''Well, It* la'n'f fair: that's nil 1 cair.-  isay," she exclaimed, but she paid thet  bill, although she did it -racer proteafc.  Things went along with comparative,  smoothness for a few days after tsisu.  and then one morning one of the cMfc  dren asked for 88 cenip lo get a echoolr  trook.  "Go to your Blotter," txss bhe repisr  of the man who aad abdicated as that.  head of the house.  "But I haTcnt any change." ehe-pit^  tested.  "A cashier should make It a point  always to have oaange." be said. "Yost  surely can'l "'"r*.*eec*t me   to buy   thar- ���������  children's   school books   out of  pocket money."  31re said be wai a mean thing,  she bad to get*the.change.  The following Sunday they all  to take dinner witb n relative in  other part of tbe city, and she bad tev  pay tbe street car fare on two lines est:  cars for the whole family.  Then one night when tbey wefe*  caught out in the rain she had to pmf  for the carriage tha: brought thewa**.  home, and ������h"e remarked rather bitter-*  ,l-^that^*������ODeyl^JusL^ecmed^to_*ase>!S:__  dway. He admitted tha: he bad bat*  eomewbat tbat same experience w!tk  tt when be was handling tbe cash.  In time she began to brood ove*  these matters. U seemed to her a*a>rat*  be were always asking for money fat  trifling amount* to pay for things tutors he bad never been bothered about h*"  fore, or else was bringing home fcHlaV  lAnd somehow, in son.e ways, he e**U������  ndt seem to be aa* attentive as he tkaaat.  been formerly. 60 it happened tha*  one nlgftt ba foUB-4 ber on the verg*-.  of tears. 1  "You used to bring me home flowew  occasionally." she eald. "and..you neveaV  aeeS to let me go e-pt anywhere wiinora*..  them, and���������and���������and v.*hen we weni tat*,  the Browns for   -Unner   night   b*t{j  Sast. I was the only woman there Wit  out a corsage bouajuet or a flower IB  her hair.   You, don't know bow badly  I felt, but I was tbo proud lo say aay������  thing about It." ���������  ������������������Why,.my dear," ��������� he protested,   "af  didn't know you wantrd any flower  "You know I always like   flower|  ehe retorted.    "Tin pas.-ionately  ot them, and���������and you've 'never "  gotten that befoT*,"  "But you didn't fflvc me any sMnsw-  to get them with." he explained,'���������an*  I  didn't feel  liko trEargTug  then W  you." , if  For a minute tfave was doubt ma w  whether lt wool* be tears <br liaeMaa  eyes.   Then sbe went over to bar tttBtst  desk, picked   up bar   cheekboejlK  threw it on the floor at bis reeV  Take your old check book!" Aa ea>  claimed. "I don't want to bare any-.  thing to do with it, <1 don"* w-aat tf*a  manage anything"���������*��������� '*-.-.  "Except me." he *put !*a.     ;        ������   "'���������  And the next night "he brought be*  heme a fiue large bouquet of toaatf^  ���������*���������>*������> PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS CANDIDATES NOMINATED  COXSKliVATIVK  l.llll-'ltAI.  SOdl.VI.IS'l*  INIlKI'KXIJKN'r  Arlin   All*<?rni   I'rariln-ook   Caribou   Chilliwnek   t'ohiriiliiii   ("innox   Cowiclian   Delta   Uowilney   Ksquiirmlt   Fernie   (iriuul Forks   Given wood   I*lniuls    K.-imloops   K.-clo   l.illooot   Xiuinilrxi (.'ity....  Nelson City.'   Xewr.'istli'   Xew Westminster  Ok.inriRan   Ki'velstoki;   Richmond   Rossland City....  SuAiiieli "   .Siriiilkniin'cii   Skeena   Slociir   Vancouver Citv  Victoria Citv  Vale ...  "Vrrrrr ..  Total  (*;r*it. Wollcy  Thos. t'rivin  S. A. Hotels  XV. Adams  .1. 1,. Atkinson  K. M.Skiinici'  Hon. 11. Mclir-idi'  C. K. I'ooley  0. A. l'VasiT-  Dr. .1. K, S|Minkii'  II. W. Hnlloi-k  F. ,1. Kiilton  Mori. It. I'\ (ii'i'on  IC. Qneniroll  .1.   Houston  T. tiilVoi-rl  Trice.' ICIIisim  Thos. Taylor  CiU'tcr'-Cotloir  W.W. H. Mclnrn'S  I   Dr. .1. II. Kinjj  .Ins. Kiikl.uul  ('. w*  . .Muui'ii  W. (  . Wells  F. .Mel  1. Young  .1. X.  Kvrins  John  Oliver  John  .laiiline  1'.. <.*.  Smith  Ni'il .M  cCiillrrin  ,1. R.  Itl'OWIl  T. W. 1  'niter-son  F, .1.  Den n (i  .1. T. 1  I'tnllii.'k  Dr. (i.  S.-insoir  F.  I j. XV. .Slrntl'or'd  C. XV. I). Clillorr  "\Vrrr. Hunter  T. CJ.McMiinanrori  II. Wright.  K. S. Trivlor  1). \V. Jli'ii'i'ity  W. .1. Stirlinjj;  .). C. Hi-own  .Ins. Hryden  XV. .1. Snodirr-nss  T, ller-iujin  11. A. Bi'iiilshuw  S. Henderson  A. Tun*  Win.  Davidson  A. G. Perry  F. Willinrris  ,1. jMcTliorsoii  .1. Itiintliin  S, Shannon  iiawlhoi'rrtliwiule  P. Williams  .1. XV, Bennett  A. R. Stcliliin-rs  ]���������! Burns, jr.  ���������T. C.AVrrtU'is  0. L. Olmi'lton  .1. M. Kellie  42  Total number of cirndidntes in the field.  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Thursday, Sei-t. 3, 1003.  ENDORSED.  Mnny of our readers know Hint, in  the commercial world, if one's credit,  is not sufficiently good when l-nisinij"  the wind lie must get n note endorsed  It is the .same in liolilicnl life. "When  ri prospective candidate's credit has  been dissipated by past nrisdeeds lie  ���������wandersround promiscuously lookirrg  for endorsement. Xo man witli the  str-c-ngtlr of a. party behind him finds  it necessary to be endorsed, Ire comes  ���������forward as the straight candidate of  his political allies and stands fairly  and squarely before the electorate 'on  his own merits, lie does* not require  or ask for a crutch in the shape of  endorsement to enable him to pursue  Iris devious way.  AVith our usual prophetic eye we  located the political cripple to be  endorsed by the Liberal remnant here,  but hardly thought he .would ask for  more than one crutch. But J. JL  Kellie knows his weakness and has  not only appropriated a pair of  crutches, but a walking slick also.  They are quite necessary, hut such  confessions of weakness at the outset  mii. ill auguries of success. Yet we  "find him entering on the campaign  entirely unable to staird by himself,  supported on one side .by a few ���������Liberals, by a few renegade Unionists on  the othei', and providing a walking  stick for himself in the old , flim flam  "Independent." On the other hand  Thomas Taylor stands where he stood  in 1G00. He was placed in nomination  and elected as a Conservative their and  the same course Oi events will occur  on the piesent occasion. He serves  one iL-aster alone���������the people at large  ���������and does not descend to forming an  unholy trinity like his opponent, who  poses as a Lib-Lab. Independent, ilr.  Kellie should take to heart the  biblical adage, "no man can serve two  masters." and not try to get round it  by endeavouring to be a myrmidon of  tlFfee^ ^i^aAiie^iii^~ir~tbVe^Oo'u''ci^iv:'  clusion, but he would lietter have died  fighting as a recognizable political  entity than something, to use the old  saying, "neither fish, fowl, nor good  red herrinir."  and expel every Socialist as a traitor  to the cause of labour and a renegade  to the obligation imposed upon hiin  by membership. 'I'liis^danger is not  chimerical.. The Labour Commission  that, recently investigated trade disputes in B. C. iir its report gives some  interesting letters from Geo. Estes,  President of the V. B. R. E., to  Harold Toore, late organizer, irr one  of which appeal's:  "fir this way you will constantly  .stimulate anil augment a great, public  sentiment for. lire U. B. II. 15. for  Industrial Unions, for- the A. L. U.  and for- Socialism (Imt don't use the  word.)"  This absolutely, proves our: contention  that the presence of Socialists in  trades unions is part, of a concerted  effort tn bring the Socialist cult; into  union 'circles. But they insist, orr their  object* being well concealed ..and  accordingly President Estes says work  for Socialism'.'��������� BUT DON'T USE'  THE AArORD.": Asa. 'matter'of lac'l,  these letters were all sold to the. C.P.R.  by the organize..- who received but. a  a small sum of money for' bis betrayal.  Tlie motto of tire. American Labor'  Union Journal now circulated in'this  city hy'Jlr. Bennett's ''-committee, is  "The working class���������may tlieyalwnys  be right, but the working class "RIGHT  OR WRONG. The Socialists stop at*  nothing, realize no principle of right)  or wrong, bub are so anxiorrs for'  political power that self exposure is  always apparent. Right is Right for  the working as for other classes, but,  no man with the smallest sense of  justice .would claim advantages for  the woi'kingmen if such were wrong.  We liave cited a few instances of the  traitrous actions of Socialists in trades  unions' arrd will later on take, occasion  to expose the fallacies of the whole  creed.  A DISGRACE.  On Wednesday of last week II. -11.H.  Princess Louise formally launched the  battleship "Dominion," the" last of a  series known as the Edward vn. class.  In the course of the event the Duke of  Argyle, known arrd respected as  Governor' General of Canada when  ]\larquess of Lome, is reported to have  said that ������������������whatever was in any way  connected with Hie Dominion of  Canada, was sure to become a great  success."  Referring to the Dominion, was  Canada in any way connected with  the occasion ? A careful scrutiny of  the public accounts and Hansard fails  to disclose iinytbing but the name.  And, as Shakespeare says, "whats' in a  name?" If reference were made, to arry  other colony arrd battleships identified  with it wo would find that not only irr  rraruo but in fact the man of war  referred to had an additional connection with such colony. Formally years  New Soutii Wales and other colonies  in Australia liave paid the expense of  a. battleship in the imperial navy.  The Diamond Jubilee gave occasion  for. Cape Colony to present to the  Empire another in the "Good Hope."  But where has Canada been ? Echo  answers, "Where?"  NOTICE.  Notife Is hereby Kiven rlmt .10 dnys alter  il'ilo I intend to mukeiifi'.lieiitiiui to the Chief  Com missioner of Lands mul Work** Ior a special  lieenee to cur uinl eiirry away timber from the  followin** (loserlbeil lamls slrutue-1 on t'ayerure  I'.reuk ("lo-mleh river) a tributary of Ailams  lake, Lillooet illslriet, 11. J.  i. Commencing at a post marked "J.  A, Dudgeon's soulli east corner," planted  aboirt three hundred yards west from lire  east branch of lhe norlli fork of Cavenne  creek, about thirty-six and a half miles up  from Adams 1,-ke, thence north 40 chains,  1 hence west 1 (io chains, iheiu'e souih 40  chains, thence east 160 chaiirs 10 point of  eommencemeiil.  2. Commencing nt a posi mar ed "J.  A. Dudgeon's south wesi -.���������oilier," planted  about throe hundred yards wesi from Ilie  east branch of tlio north fork of Cayerrne  creek, about thirty-six and a hall" miles up  froni Adams lake, tlience north 40 chains,  Ihence easl 160 chains, llienco soulli 40  chnins, thence west 160 chains lo point ol*  coinnienceineiil.  Dated this 1 ilh dav ol" August, 1903.  'J. A. DUDC.KO.W  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given ihat :m iliiys ailor  dale I Intend to make np|.lU.nlloii Hi llio Clilel  Commissioner of l.nuds ami Works for 11 special  lieenee to eut arrd unrrv awav timber Irom the  followiiii; deseribed lands situated on Cayenne  ereek (Mo-mieli river) a tributary of Adains  lake, Lillooet distriet, 11. C.  1. Commencing at a po.sl m: . !.'ed "I'"red  Mumi'ssou h we... corner," planted about  half a mile easl from llio north lork of  C-iyenue creek, about thirty and a half  miles up from Adams lake, theuce rrorllr  40 chains,-thence easl 160 chains, Ihence  south 40 ch;1 ins, thence wesi t6o chaiirs  to poinl ol commencement.  2. Commencing al a post marked "Kred  Mumi's sc h west corn**:.-," p'anlcd about  Haifa mile easl from the nortli fork of  Cayenne creek, aboul thirty-one miles up  'from Adams lake, tlience norlh 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains, ihence south 40  chains, ihence west 160 chains to poinl of  commencement.  Daled this roth dav of August, 1903.  '    FRED.  MUNN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby feiverr that 30 davs  after date I intend to rrrake application  to the Chief Comiiiissiouei' of Lands  and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber fronr tbe  lollowiirgdescvibed lands, situated on  Cayenne creek (Mo-nuch river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet district,  B.C. ���������-,"*,  1. Commencing at a post ninrked  "Robert Manners' north east corner'  planted on the nortli side of Cayerrne  creek aliout twenty-eight iniles rrp  Irom Adarrrs lake, ihence souih ICO  chains, tlience west-10 chains, thence  north 100 chains, ihence east40 chains  to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post ninrked  ���������'Robert Marrnero'norlh west cornel'"  planted on the noitli side of Cayenne  creek about' twenty-eight miles rrp  from Adarrrs lake, llrence south 100  chain's: thence cast:40 chains, thence  norlh 100chains, thence west-10 chains  lo poiirt of commencement.  -Dated this Si b day of Amiusl. 1003.  ROBERT MANNERS.  NOTICE.  Noiice is hereby given llrat SO days  afterdate I intend In umke upplicn-  'inn lo the Chief Commissioner of  Lands nnd Woiks fora .speeinl licence  r.o cut ami carryaway limber I'nnn ibe  following described lands, shunted 011  Cayenne creek (.Mo-mich rivei )n tri-  Lrrinrv of Adams lake, Lillooel district,  B. O."  r. Commencing al a po*r. marked  "Annie l������. Mcintosh's south easl corner,"  planted on lhe south bank of Cayenne  creek, aboul luviily-nine miles up from  Adams lake, llrence north 80 chains,  theuce wcsl So chains, thence south Ho  chains, thence east So chains to point 01  couiir.cneenieiil.  2. Commencing at a post maiked  "Annie E. Mcintosh's north easl corner,"'  planleil on lhe south bank of Cayenne  cock, about twenty-nine miles up from  Adams lake; thence soulli Ho chains,  llrence west So chaiirs, llrence north So  chains, ihence easl So chaiirs lo point 1,1  conrnreneenreirl.  Dated lliis Kill dav of August, 1903.  annhS !���������:. Mcintosh.  NOTICK  Noiice is hereby given llinl, !10 dnys  iil'ter date 1 intend to make application to lhe Cliief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works for aspecial licerue  to cut and carry awav limber fium  the following described lands situaled  on Cayenne creek .(Alo-.nicb rivei) 111  ll'iliutai'V of Adams lake, Lillouel  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked "Samuel King's souih west corner," planted  about quarter of a mile east from the norlli  fork of Cayenne creek, aboul thirty miles  up from Adams lake, thence north 40  chains, tlience east 160 chains, thence  south 40 chains, Ihence west 160 chains,  to point of commencement,  2. Commencing al a post marked Samuel King's south east corner," planted  aboul quarter ol" a mile east from the  norlh fork of Cayenne creek, about thirty  miles up from Attains lake, thence north So  chains, thence west So chains, tlience soulli  So chains, Ihence east So chains lo poinl  of commencement.  Dated this tollr dav ol August, 190*5.  SAMUlib KINO.  LABOR EST ORARE.  NO SOCIALISM  The underhand methods by which  the Socialists try to use trades unions  in their propaganda was well shown  in Grand Forks recently. The brunch  of the American Labour Union there  wished to put a labour candidate in  the field and finally decided to do so.  But the irren;who wished fora labour-  man, pure and simple, were disgusted  to find that ^immediately he was  nominated he avowed liinr.i'lf a  Socialist and accepted that platform.  Tbe result has been the withdrawal of  a large number of members and the  formation of a Smelter-men's Federal  "Union, affiliated with the Dominion  Trades and Labour Congress.  XVe have often warned our leaders  of these tactics and again state, without fear of denial, that tbe only use  Socialist have for trades unions i.s to  join theni and, when members, try to  undermine union principles and force  the Socialist cult. Kvery Socialist in  .1 trade union is a, traitor' to Hint  -union. Tlie proceedings are alleged to  Ik; laid bare lo the Socialist local.  Their* presence is a menace to the very  life of working men's brotherhoods.  Jf trades unionists would do their  duty tlrev would rise  in   llieir   might  The monkish axiom "Labor est  orare"���������work is prayer���������conveys in  epigrammatic form a most important  truth. Tbe definition of pi-ayer is "to  ask earnestly," aud with what greater  earnestness can a petition be made  than by sweat of die brow anil henest  toil. It is true today as in apostolic  tlays, "''^y^tlieii'^^flSi^yl^lw'irimow'  thenr." In this tiirre of tierce business  competition it is well to remember the  fate of worshippers of the golden calf.  Money i.i not the highest reward of  labour, it is found irr the consciousness  of duty done. Tin: man who does  with all his might whatsoever his  hand findeth to do is the true rich  man, the man of millions may be. poor'  irrdeed. Let us not forget that "Virtue is its own reward" arrd tho cardinal necessity of virtue is efficacy.  And irr carrying out thc furtlicrrnerit  of virtue the most potential inxtvu-  nient lias been trades unionism. It is  all very well to prate of the liberty of  the subject, of the sovereign right to  work of every man, but membership  irr the union of his craft is a guarantee  of cllicacy and that bis work will be  well performed. We krrow there are  socieiies calling themselves trades  unions that do not insist on proficiency as a sine qua, non for membership, but they cannot, be representative of a, trade, and are therefore  without the pale. And true, unionists  on Labour Day would do well to  recall who it, was that gave llieir  unions legal status. Georges Blown,  tire fathei' of Liberclism in Cnnneln.  impi'isoneel his printers when they  wished to unite. The Mackenzie  administration afforded them no  relieraird it, was not until 1&S2 that  the; Conservative government, uneler  the late Kir John A. Maceloiinlrl,  passed tire Act which has become tbe  magna chartn. of unionism in Oannrln  niiii ennbli'S rrrerr of every barrelii-.nil't.  to form brotherhoods for mutual pro-  tection, social advancement nnd  betterment of trade conditions.  The richest,'iar'gest, niejsfc populated  colony in the Empire lias been lip  loyal only and it is time for'a change.  A prefix she-ruld be put to the name of  the battleship just, launched. Itshould  be called "Not the Dominion." It is  a disgrace to Canada, guarded on tlie  east by the North Atlantic Squadron  and on the west by the North Pacific,  that nothing at all-has beerr elone  towards paying our share of the  expense. Britain is and always will  be "Mistress of the Seas" but it i.s  hard if she he not assisted in' retaining such comriianel by the premier  colony, this Dominion of ours.  The unpatriotic tactie-s of the  Liberal party are shown not only in  this way, but also by actually stealing  from the British excheepier money  paiel for the equipment of Canadians  to serve in South Africa. This is a  grave charge, but it, is proved by tbe  ~Aiiditor**Ge.neral^--ispor4:*r*=z=XJii^=p:igiL  Q 00, of such report for the fiscal year  ending BOth June 1W2, we find, under  the head of "Special Service, South  Africa." that the Federal Gove-rninent  expendi'd $05,378,911 and received from  the British Treasury %102.nOO.2J leaving a e-redit balance of .$7,220.28. which  was calmly tranisferreel to the credit  of the Militia Department, Vide page  Q 2.    Nothing more rrei.*il be said.  Becarrse the new SJoOO headtax on  Chinese-entering the country comes  into effect at the. ireginning of next  year, Vancouver Celestials are? sending home money by the bucketful to  bring out their- cousins a.nel other  relatives so that they may arrive* here  before the new law comes into force.  Not only are* relatives being sent for,  but. il. is a, fact that Vancouver Chinese merchants are clubbing together  for the purpose of bringing over  Chinamen who could rrot reach here  without, assistance for a couple of  year's. The Vancouver merchants  plan to get, a, erommission from these  men wire) will be assisted in their  immigration to this country, anel  whose wages will he under the. control  of the Vancouver'labor invejstors for  some', time after they arrive.���������Vancouver Province.  NOTICE, o  -Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate] intend to.'make'., application 10 the Chief Commissioner of  Landsand Works for a special license  to cut nnd carry awny timber from  tbe following descrUred lands, situated  on Cayenne creek";(Mo-iuich river) a  tributary t>f Adams ; Lake, Lillooel  clisirict.'B. C.  ��������� 1. Commencing at a post 'marked  "Charles Rice's soulb west corner"  planted on,the east bank of the norlh  I fork of Cayerrne creek about twenty-  nine rrriles "up from Adairrs lake, thence  north 40 chaiiis. thenee east 100 chains,  thence south 40 chains, thence west 100  chains, to point of coninreiiceuient.  2. Commencing at a. post marked  "Charles Rice's smith east corner"  planted on the east bank of the north'  fork of C.iyerrne creek* about twerrly-  nine milesup from Adams lake, thence  north lOchains, thence west 100 chains,  thence south 40 chains, 1 hence east 100  chains, to point of commencement,.  Dated this 0th dnv of Angusi.* 1003,  CHARLES RICE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Riven tlifvt 30 days niter  date I intend to muke application to tlie Chief  Owi missioner of Lands and Works for n. special  llcene-e to cut and carryaway timber from the  following deseribed lands situated on Cayenne  creek (Mo-mich river) a tributary of Adams*  lake Ullooet  district. Ii. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked ''John  Webster's south east corner," planted about  two hundred yanls east from the north fork of  Cayenne creek about thirty-three and a half  iniles up from Adams lake, thonce north SO  chains, thence west SO chains, tlience soutii SO  nbaiiiM, theuce cast SO chains to poiirt of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "John  AV':I������"*,^^^G*uii^������att*^r.coj!iicr,"-i>laji ted. about  thruc-eiuartcrs of a mile east from the north  fork or e.'ayenri'* creek, a bont thirty-live and a  half miles tip from ,* dams lake, tlience north  40 chains, tlience wcstlCI chains, thence soutii  10 chain."!, thence east IM chains to point of  commerr'M...'������er)t.  Dated ttilslllh day of August, 1903.  JOHN WEBSTER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after dale I intend to make applicalion to the Chiefs Commissioner of  Lairds and Works for a special licence  lo cut and carry awrry timbei' fiom the  following described lands situated on  Cayenne creek (Me -urich river) a  tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. G.���������  1. Commencing at a post marked  "Harry King-'s north ea.st corner, ' planleil  about quart er of a mile east t'roui the  north.I'or'k ol" Cayenne creek, about thirty  milesup from Adams lake, thence south  40 chains, Ihence wcsl 1C0 eliains, thence  north 40 chains, theuce east 1C0 chains  to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked  "Many King's rrorllr wesi corner,"  planted aboul quarter of a mile easl from  lhe north fork of Cayenne creek, about  thirty .miles up from Adams lake, therrce  south 40 chains, thence easl 160 chains,  tlience norlh 40 chains, Ihence west 160  chains 10 poiru of commencement.  Dated this roth day of August, 190;.  ������������������.���������:..- >,���������;������������������-'���������'������������������:.                   HARRY KING.  ...���������...............................���������__.   Notice is liereby given that 110 days after elate  I intendlo make application to the chief Com*  mfssiouer of Landsand Works foraspecial  licence to cut and carry away timber fr 111 tiie  following . deseribed lands situateil em  Cavenne creek (.Mb-mfe-h river) a tributary.01  Adams lake, Ulliroet district, ll.C.  1. Commencing al a post marked  "Charles H...Clifton's souih east corner,"  planted about half: a mile cast from the  north .fork of Cayenne creek, about llrirly-  on'c niiles up from Adams lake, thence  north 40 chains, thence west 160 chains,  thence south'40 chains," tlience east 160  chains to point of commencement.       ���������  2. Commencing at a post marked  "Charles H. Clifton's south west corner,"  planted near the cast bank oi* lhe north  fork of Cayenne creek, about thirty-one  and a half miles up from Adams lake,  thence north 80 chaius, thence east 80  chains, thence south So chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this roth day of August, 1903:  CHARLES H. CLIFTON.  Notice. -  Take notice that, under the provisions of the " Liquor License Act,"  I shall, at-,the next sittings of the  Revelstoke District Licensing Court,  apply for a retail license for the  premises known as the Claiendon  Hotel, Cam borne, B. C.  FRANK J. GOLDSMITH.  Dated at Camborne, B. C, \  "-  "      "-B.J-  this 20th day of .Tuly, 1003.  St. Bernard Pups.  I'Vir Sale, three pure bred Ht. Bcr-  nniel pups about one mouth old.  Apply iiumediately to tiro JIkhai.U  ollice.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that SO days nfter  date I intend 10 make application to the chief  ' omrnlsslonc-r of Lands and Works lora special  llrence to cut and carry away timber from the  following described lands siruated on Cayenne  creek (Mo-mich riven a tributary of Adams  lake, l.lllooct district,  B.C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "V. N. Wli-  son's souih *.vr*������t'c'ifnc*r." plained about three  ��������� Hiartcrs of a mile- east from the norta fork of  Cayenne creek, about thirty-live and a half  mires up from Adams lake, tlience north 80  chains, tbence east 80 chains, thence soutii Ml  chains, tnencc west hO chains tothcpoiutof  commencement.  2. Commencrt-x at a post marked "V. K. Wilson's north wesi corner " planted alioiit three-  quarters of a mile east from the north fork of  i.ayeone creek about thirty-five and a half  miles up fr.jm Adams lake, thence south SO  chains, thence i-.wt.ell chains, tbence north 8  chains, thence west WI chains to pointof com-.  mencement.  Bated this llth day of August, 1003.  V. N. WII-HON.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given Mint thirty eiays after  .Uat-e^.L-JnteniU.teL.inake*^iipplicatiori_to_tlio.Cliief  CoiiunisHioner of f,iinds and Worka for a special'  license to cut and carry away timlier from the foi-  lowjnj' described laud** situate in Kootenay district;  1. Coinmeiicin-; at a post marked "M. Aenew's  soutli east corner post," planted 011 tlie lioi'Mi bank  of (;auoe river about three miles above Glacier  creek, runn'in!* nortli 8U eliains, thencu west So  chains, thence south SO chains, tlience east SU  chains to place of commencement*.  2. Coiiiiiienctnj; at a post marked "M. Agnew'H  HMrth cast corner post," planted on tlie north bank  of Canoe viver aheinl :i miles above (llncier creek,  nuuiiiiK aouth U0 chains, tlience . west SO eliains,  thence north 80 chains, tiieuee east 80 cliuins tu  place of (Miiitliiencenient.  Dated this ilth day nf August, 180*1.  M. AflXKW.  NOTICE,  'notice Is herehy given that ?M days after  date i Intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for aspecial  licence to cur. and carry away timber from tbe;  followine described lands altiintcel on Cayenne  creek (Mo-mlch river) a tributary of Adnms  lake, l.lllo..otellstrlct, fi.C.  1. Commencing at n: post, marked ".larnes  Fryer's north west corner," plautoej about  e[iin.rler of a miles north from tbo north bank  of Cayenne creek nbout twenty-six iniles up  from Adams lake, thencu south lf.0 Ichnlns,  Ihence east'10 chains, thence nortli 100 cbains.  ihence west *10 chains to point of coinrnoiicc-  mei'l.  2. Commencing at a post marked "James  Fryer's nortli east corner," planted about  (���������uarteror a mile north from tire nortli bank of  Cayenne creek about twenty-six miles up from  Aelams Inke, llienco soutli 100 chains, theuce  west 10 eliains, tlience nortli 100 chains, lliunco  cast'10 eliains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 8th day of August, 1WKI,  JAMES FHYJ5I*..  NOTICE.  Notice: is liereby given tliat 111Irty* days after  date 1 intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner eif Lands and Works for a special  licence lo cut and carry away timlier from the  following described Ian.is situate iu Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post niarkeel ".I. Agnew's  snath west corner post," on the north bank of  IJ.-uine river aliout nine miles above Clavier e'reck,  running north HO chains, tlience east SOchaius,  tlience soutli SO chains, thencu west 80 chains to  point of commencement.  ���������2. Commencing at a post marked ",l. Agnew's  nortli east comer ponl," planted on tlie nortli bank  nf Caneie river about nine miles abeive Glacier  creek, running south So olmins, tlience west SO  e-liaius, tlience. north tin. eliains, thence east So  chain* to point excommencement.  Mated this unit dny of August, IOo:r.  .1. AONKW.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given Hint thirty days afref  date 1 intend to make application to the clner  Cominlsslouer of Lands and Works for a special  lleencu to cut and carry away timber from the  following eioseribuel lands situaU. lu Kooteuay  district:  1. Commencing at a post markeel "f\ McLean'.*  north west cornurpeist," planted about seven miles  above Glacier creek on the north bank of Canoe  river, running soutli SO chains, tlience east SO  chains, tlience nnrtii 80 c1i,'i.ins, theuce west 80  eliains to point of commencement.  2. t'omnieiteli'g ata post marked "*���������'. McLean's  south west cornor post," ptanteel about seven  miles above Glacier creek on the north bank of  Canne rlvetr. running no.tli 80 eliains, tlience east  SO chains, tlience seilltll 80 chains, tlience west 80  chains to point of commencement.  Dated tills 21tli day of August, 1003.  Jt*. McLEAS.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given thnt thirty days after  date 1 Intend ti iiiaku application (o the Chief  (.'oiiunl-'siom'i* of Lauds niul Winks foraspecial  lie*einv to nil niul v:tri*v n'.vny tiniU-v from the following described l.ind.l slttinto ill Knntcnny district:  1. Colinilcnciiignt n post niiukeil "I.. Mlllev'a  norlli e.'.st corner p..**!," about seven miles above  lilacier creek on tile 11.nth l.nnk ul 1'iuioe river,  iiiiiniiig s.inih so chains, Hi.'iu*.. v,*.*st so chains,  thence in .rs li SO elm ins, tlience east SO chains to  p..iut of comiucnccinent.  -2. I'.iumieucilig nt a po*,t, liiarkeil ''L. Miller's  south ea.st e.ii'iici* p..*.'.," iiltoul sewn utiles abuvo  Glaciii* eTCeU 1.11 the norlli bank of t'nu.u. rlv; l*  running norlli SO eliains   tiii'iiee west so chains,  LEGAL  LE MAISTRE ds SCOTT.  tlience souih SOelnilns, tlier.  p..::it i.r**re..nuuell.:euienl.  Hated tills Ultli dny of August  east   SO chains to  lOOll.  I.. .Mil,  I.Kit.  NOTICE.  Noll.-e is hevel.v given Hint llilrly davs nfU'f  .Into 1 Irit.'iul lo iniilii' n-ipr-i'-nii'ii lo l!ie 1. Iiii'f  I'o'iiliii.sl.iiiei* of Lnnds uml Works for a. spee'la!  lieenee to cut and enri'V awny Umber fiom tlie  oilb.wing ilOMcr'il'.'il lauds sllnato In Koutcnay  lislrlcl:  I. eonuiicneiiig at. a p.nt mnrke.l "K. Miller's  nra-tll eil'it coiner Hint," pt.illle I about live iniles  ilinvii tllnciur ereek on tlie no.Hi bunk of Canoe  river, running soulli to chains, Ihcni'o west SO  liains, liienee north so i'!inin*i, tluuieo emit. SO  'liains to polut of i-iiuiiueiii-jiiieiit.  ���������J (.'ontuicuclng at a |i '*���������*.. ni:ii*!*ed ���������'!���������'. Miller's  inil.h wesi. eoriier pnnt," pl tnled mi the nortli bank  f Cnuoe river nbout nine miles ubove Gineiir  ������������������(���������iMlt, rininlu'S tiinil.li SO eliains, tlience east Su  ���������haiiis. Hicuce norlli so eliains, tlience west so  ���������iltiin.i to place of eoiutiieueelileltt.  Daled tills -nth ilny of Ang:ist, I111W.  K.   MILLI'.lt.  Barristers, S'olicllors, Kto.  Hevclstuke, II. C.  .Si'Ott,II.A.,LL,H.   W'.iie V. le Maistre, M.V  JJAltVEY, M'CAltTHK* >fc I'ISKIIAM  Barristers  Solicitors, Kiel.  Snllellors for luii.cr.itl Hauk ol'Canada.  Coiupauv funds to loan ntS percent.  '���������"iust ���������jTrtKKT, Uuveistoke 11. (1.  SOCIETIES.  NOTIOE.  Nutlet! is liereby given that llility days nfter  late I intend to make application to tliu Cliief  .Itiiiuulsslouer ttf Lands und W.nk.e for 11 special  iccnee to cut ri tt-1 e'arry aw.iy limber from Ihu  following described html.** situate in Kooteuay  llstrict:  Cutuiiiciifiug at a post, marked ".I. Miller's soutli  ���������ast cornel' post," planted about live miles above  Jlneuer creek 011 tlte nortli bank of Cnuoe river,  .nulling noitli 80 chains, tlii'iicc west so chains,  tiieuee soutli 80 cluiiiis, tlience east SO eliains lu  point of commencement.  Dated this*>!th day of August, 100:1.  .1. MIl.LKU.  NOTICE.  . Not.le'0 iii liereby given tluit tliirty days tifter  date 1 intend to make nmillc.itiun to Ihu Cliief  Coiiimissiouer of Lands niul Works fur a special  licence to eut and cany away timber froni tiie  following described lauds situate iu Koolcuny  elistrict:'  1. (���������oniinciu'.iii'rnt a post marked "T. I.. Ilaig's  nnrtii west corner post," planted about, live miles  nhiivc Glacier creek uu tliu nortli batik of ('antic  river, running suulh SO t.hnins, tlience east SO  chains, tiieuee nortli SO chains, thence west SO  -���������liains tn puint nf ciimuieuceinelit.  *". Connnenetiug nt a post marked "T. !,. Ilaig's  snutli west corner pust, planted abuut live miles  above Glacier creek nn tile nnrtii bark nf Canoe  river, running nortli 80 chains, tlience east SO  chains, tlience south 80 eliains. tlicucc west. So  cluiiiis tu puint nf coinnieneement.  Dated this ->*ltli day of August, 1001.  T. I.. HAITI.  NOTICE.  Not ici: is licrcle.* glvcnlhat (liirty days aftei  tl-tte. I intend t.t make application to **)ic Chiel  Ciiiiimissiniici* uf Lauds ami Wt.rks fur a *,peeia*  licence lo eut anil cairy away timber from tin  fulbiwitig described lnnds .-.ituale iu Koolclin*  di-lricl:  Commencing at. ;l post uiai-ked ".I. McLean'.**  northwest, curlier pust." ulauteit abuut une mile  below lluilUlcr creek em tlie nurlli bank nf I'aliui  ri\er, illtmiug suulh SO chains, thenee cast St  chains, tiieuee 1101 th 3O chains, theiit-e west Si  chains tu liuiiil of comiueiu'euieiit.  Dated this -mil ilay of Augu-t, 10ii:i.  .1. McLHAN.  Reel Itoso Degrou meets second ntnl fourth  Tiiesdnvs nfeacli  month; White Kiihu  llegree  meets third Tuesday of eueli quarter, in Oddfellows Hall,   Visiting brethren welcome  T. II. HAKEK, 11. COOKE,  l'roslilent. Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Hegular meetings are I10UI in the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, nt 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brotlireii cordlallv Invited  ED. ADAIK, W. M  \V. JOmSisiui-*.,'U-e.-Soc.  Cold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Rovolstoke, B. C,  '/*���������/    MEETS   EVERY   WEDNESDAY  *'/    l'i   irr   Oddfellows'    Hull   nt 8  o'clock.     Visiliug  Knights  ure  cordially invited,  li. LOYST,, C. C.  It. BOH   LAS, K.of R. .tS.  It. A. BROW***,, Master ol Finance.  MOSCROP  BROS.  Plumbing*, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,  Electric Wiring &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  NOT I OK.  Notiuu i** lioroliy jrhvn Unit*:!') tiny*-* nfU'i' iliitu 1  intend tn limki** apnlicntinit to tliu Uliit-f Cimimi i  Htouor of I/iiid-*-* anil Worl::-; for la &pi:ci;il lirji-ci- I,"  cut mul curry away I itnhoi- from tin- foliowin^ iL'  HL'iilictl lamts situaled in West KooUmi-lv:  Counuuiiuin^ sit *ii ]>nst marked "Klora.l. A<laii-V  smith west cmnur po.-it," plaiiUtd nt llniiiiuit nidi1  of I'uter Auren's smith limit near JJnyd'n ramili  tliu ik-i! nortli llii) cha in 4. lli-uncu i*ji^L -10 chains  tlioncu south ItiO chains, their-'*) west >I0 eliains lo  place of couiuii'iK'-enient.   Containing (IIU acres.  Dated July GLli, 10(.I.i.  ��������� ;" V> ���������'��������� AHA III.  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Mow to make others believe  you, trust you, and do what you wish,���������this is what you must learn. To be sure,  few will learn it but those who also work hard and tell the truth. These come  first,���������but they arS not all. .        a    '  As a guide to the highest success, "Modern Eloquence" has no rival. It is  a splendid series of object-lessons by masters in the art of inlluencing men's minds.  And the success aimed nt ii far more than mere money success. Fame, power, honor,  the 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 Uloquknce" the men who have won success in every line speak  for our instruction:��������� l ���������*���������** )  In Law, there are Evarts and Phelps, both the Choates, Coudert, and David  Dudley Field.  In Journalism, Dana, llalstead, Wattcrson, McClure, McKelway, and  Whitelaw Reid. 3  In Politics, Cleveland and Harrison, Blaine and Conkling, Sumner /*v  and Seward ; we listen lo the eloquence of Gladstone, then to that of his /S'  great rival, Disraeli. *    /oj  In Literature, we have the best thoughts of Dickens and Thack- /a. -/Vmj  cray, in contrast with the more modern humor of Howells and Mark   /*  Twain; or Carlyle, l'roude, and Morley speak to us from across the  sea, for comparison wilh our own Emerson arrd Curtis.  Among lhe heroes of War are Grant and Sherman, Sampson  and Schley, Mile*, Wheeler, and Lew Wallace.  Among great Educators are Eliot, Gilrnan, and lladley. ���������/.*'.  Among great Scientists, Huxley and Tyndall, Her- /o /  hert Spencer and Agassiz.  A FINE-  PORTFOLIO  MAILED FREE  To Jobo D. Morrii  nod Company  l'ioi ChnioDt stmt  Among successful men of Business are Carnegie ~/*���������/^raTLTOro^RrfV-ringto'  and Depew, E. W. Bole and Cyrus W. Kield. I'resi- '/A. / y" WverrUement of Hon.  dent Eliot's address on the " Uses of Education for /// J}">m** ���������*��������� Wi Library of  Business," and Gladstone's " Modern Training for    /// "MOD-"' eloou������,cev. i.  Life," are guides fur the beginner to learn by  heart;   and IJok's lecture on  "The Keys to  Success" is of the greatest practical value to  every young man ambitious to succeed.  John D. Morris and Company  Publishers Philadelphia  MODERN    ELOQUBNCB'  Revelstoke Herald)  I should dc pleased to receive port-  folio of sample pages, photo-jrinires,  ���������Cf aiul chromatic plates j also full parflcu-  q   /Jars regarding bindings, prlceSi term*, etc.  _        Name .������........,.,.���������.���������..  * / Occupation -..���������...���������..���������..���������.  Street    tMtmt  ' City and StaU^.^    )h  o-.i V  ������  Sfei Herald Supplement  REVELSTOKE HERALD, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3,  1903.  8S"* UNION *&&  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  H. A. 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BENNISON,;  ������  Mackenzie Avenue. m  TOMATOES RIPE AND GREEN.  PICKLING ONIONS.  PEPPERS.       CITRON.  CUCUMBERS.      SQUASH.        ������  MARROWS. CAULIFLOWER.  CHICKENS AND DUCKS.?  FUNERAL DESIGNS A SPECIALTY.  J. MALEY, - SECOND STREET  M. A. SMITH & CO.,  - " 'Successors to A. N. Smith.  Try Our Home Made Bread, Cakes  *  ���������   ,      and .Confectionery. ������  ONCE USED.    ALWAYS USED   *  Jas. L Woodrow  "PUTOHER  Retail Dealer in���������      ������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  0orBEsKiu ������BYBfeS������OKB. B.8  jg">SXS*<s>������sX^  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & OILMAN  Mining Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.      Established 1890  AS8AY WORK OF ALL DE8CRIPTI0N8  UNDERTAKEN.  Test* made up to 2,000 lbs.  A specialty made of checking Smelter  Pulps. '  ...      Samples from tbe Interior by mall or  ������   express promptly attended to.  <*-������     Correspondence solicited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.   ,  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh and Complete Line of Groceries.  MACHINERY  Steam Engines and Boilers.  Hoisting and Elevating ���������$���������  Machinery. -.    > -  -Saw and Planing Machinery.  Sash and Door Machinery.  MillSaws and Saw Filing^ Tools.  Iron "Working Machinery.  Laundry Machinery.  Tannery Machinery.  Machinery for every purpose  J. L. NEILSON  & CO.,  i WINNIPEG, MAN..  REVELSTOKE PHOTO STUDIO  Over Kuotenay Mall Office.  A general excellence of all features of a  Photograph Is necessary to produce a  perfect picture. The finish, position and  tho most appropriate mount, are tbe  characteristics of our Studio.  W. B. FLEMING, - photocrapher  ��������� Men Wanted.  * Millmen    and-   bushmen    wanted.  Apply  to  Jas.   Taylor,    Arrowhead  Lumber Co., Arrowhead, B. C.  CITY COUNCIL  The City Council held a short but  most important meeting on Friday  evening, the only business being the  fixing of tax lata for the current year.  The Mayor picsided and Aids. Foote,  Law, McCarty and McLeod were  present. After a short discussion the  rates were fixed at 13 mills general  and 15 mills special rate.  The special rate is for amounts due  on debentures and the general for  civic improvements. As the rate is  only on half improvements the  amounts to be realized are $7911.52 for  the special rate and $08*57.05 for the  general. After the usual rebate is  made it is pr obnble the amounts will  be $7000 and $0000 respectively. As it  is expected sonre $4000 profit will be  made un electric light and water there  is about $10,000 available for civic  work, from which must be deducted  the moving, fitting up and painting of  the new City Hall, costing about  $1250. Most nt the balance hus been  already appropriated.  Liberal Convention  The Liberals met iu convention on  Saturday evening and endorsed the  candidature of J. M. Kellie for Bevel*  stoke riding. Several wild'speeches  were made one alleging 05 % of the'  vote in Fish river. As half the  electors have signed the Camborne  Conservative roll the idiocy of such  statements is appaient. -  There is a rift in the lute, however,  and already rumours "are rife that  another 'convention will be called.  The reason given is that"- Mr. Kellie,  fronr his reactionary and straw clutching tendencies, is unacceptable to the  rank and file ,of the party.  .<��������� _���������     - Conservative Rally  A.large and enthusiastic meesing of  Conservatives * was held on Friday  evening. President Young in the chair.  Short addresses were made by Thos.  Taylor, A." Johnson 'and, others 'and  all present were confident of a handsome victory. The workers are doing  nobly and will not let up until after  election day. Ward committees and  committee for the new Young Men's  Club were formed and many other  matters put in good shape.  , Court of Revision  At the Court of  Revision   held ��������� on  Monday  the  following   names were  struck off the Voters List:  A. Belanger Too short residence.  C. Belanger "  H. Belanger "  J. Richardson "  C. L.Fox '    '"'  "VV. J. Curry  A. L. McQuarrie ��������� Non-resident.  There were a   couple   of  other  objections, but they were not sustained.  Oriental Hotel  Ably famished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  A QUESTION  REPLIED TO  BEST WIHESrLiQUORS, CICARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone  ���������   Prop  Wood for sale including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  AU orders left at W   M. Lawrence's will  receive prompt attention.  W. FLEMING.  Correspondent's Request Regarding C. & W. Land Deal  Answered From Official Documents���������McBride Innocent.  Editor Herald:  Sir, I see in Saturday's Mail the  statement made that the Premier  knew all about the C. & "VV. dej.1 and  was present when the order granting  the coal lands was made. Is this  true ? ,  Inquirer.  Editor's note���������In the flrst place coal  and oil lands are not. under the  jurisdiction of the Minister of Mines,  which office Mr. McBride held in the  Dunsmuir cabinet. The only department which could be aware of the  lands in question was that of Lands  and Works, presided over by Mr.  Wells. In the course of his evidence  Mr. McBride swore that the reason  given by Mr. Wells for his recommendation was the saving of 300,000  acres of land, that no intimation was  given by Mr. Wells as to their value  and that the council meetiug of Aug.  10th, 1001, was only a step in the  negotiations to clear up the long outstanding dispute with the C. P. R.  In this connection it is well to note  the findings of the committee., "The  Minute of Council, which was placed  before the* Governor, signed by Mr,  Turner and Mr. Wells, although dated  the'lOth" August, was not signed until  some date later than ��������� the 28th of  August, 1901."        , *    ���������  'Mr. McBride left Victoria about  August 15th, and was in the city of  Revelstoke on August 25th and 26th,  1001. He returned to Victoria ori the  evening of Sept. 2nd and resigned at  10 a. m. on Sept.' 3rd. It will thus be  seen that he was present at the first  discussion of the matter and left  Victoria immediately after.        <  He was* not piesent * when the  Minute of Council was signed. He  was not in the Cabinet on Sept. 3rd,  when it was sent to the Provincial"  Secretary's office for transmission to  the Governor. He was not in the  Cabinet when the Order in 'Council  was approved. ' He relied on Mr.  Wells' statement. As he stated in his  evidence: "I never at any time went  into the full details of the thing; it  came from the Department of,Lands  arid Works, and it is customary, if the  Minister brings a ��������� recommendation  into Council, it passes." The inference  to be drawn is this, that although by  his oath of .office Mr. McBride., could  not divulge what occurred, there was  some dissension in the Cabinet as, if  not, why was not the minute signed  on 10th August, when considered?  That the disturbing element -was Mr.  McBride is inferentially proved by the  fact that, although nearly a month  old, the Order was signed during Mr.  McBride's ahsence on the mainland,  rushed to the Governor' the day he  resigned and signed by His Honour  the day after. This appears to be the  only correct solution or  a matter  thc  crux .of  which must, be   somewhat.  obscure owing to the secrecy, maintained by oath, surrounding the  proceedings at Cabinet meetings.  Mrs. LeMaistre and child returned  from Banff on Monday evenir.g.  According to the Vernon "News",  The intermediate lacrosse match:  Revelstoke vs. Vernon, took place yesterday afternoon resulting in a score  of four to five in favor of Vernon.  The teams were pretty evenly matched  as regards weight, and the game  throughout was hotly contested, the  goals only coming after a great deal of  energetic stick-handling. -rrn.  IU  //  ih  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt 30 days  alter date I intend to make npplica-  tion to lln* Chief Ccririinisrsiuriei' nf  Lauds mid Work.** I'm-a -special lieenst-  tocut and c-.trr-y a-.v.iy tiirilrei-IVorrr tin-  following dt*sc*ri>.n*il lands siUiaU'il on  O.iyenne creek (.Mo-mich river) a tii-  ulrtary of Adains lake,*Lillooet disl.rk-1,  B.C.  r. Commencing at :i post ninrked "A.W.  Mcintosh's .south ea-it cornor," planted on  tho south bank of Cavenne creek, about  thirl}' miles up from Adams lake, thence  north So chains, thence west So chains,  Ihence south So chains, llienco cast So  chains to pointof commencement.  2. Commencing at apost marked "A.W.  Mcintosh's soutii west earner," plarrted on  lire south bank of Cayenne creek, about  thirty miles up from Adams lake, thence  north So chains, thence east So chains,  Ihence south So chains, thence west So  chains to point ol" commencement.  Dated this Sth dav of August, igoj.  a. w. Mcintosh.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirty  days after date 1 intend to inake npplicntion to the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works for a special licenses  to cut and carry away timber from  the following described lands situated  on Cayenne creek. (Mo-mich river) a  tributary of Adams Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked  '���������Hattie Chanslor's south eust corner  planted about orre mile east from the  north |fni'k of. Cayenne creek about  thirty-seven and a half miles np from  Adains lake, therrce north 40'chains  thence west 160 chaiirs. thenve soutii  40 chains, therrce east 100 chains, to  point ot commencement;."  2. Commencing at a post marked  ,, Hattie Chanslor's north east corner"  planted about one rnile east fiiini  the  * uorth'fork of Cayenne creek about  thirty-seven aird a half miles up from  Adams lake, thence south 40 chains,  thence west 100 cliuins, thence north  40 chains, thence east 100 chains, to  pointof commencement.  Dated this 12r.|* day of August, 1903.  HATTIE OHANSLOR. ���������  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate I intend to make _application to the Chief Coininissiorier of  Lands arrd Works for a special licence  to cut and carry away timlier froni the  following descrilieil lands .-ilualed on  Cayenne creek (Alo-irricli river) a trilm-  tary of Adarrrs lake, Lillooet district,  B. O.  1. Commencing c.fc a poo<; marked  '���������John (i rant's south ea,'.;t corner"  ���������rl-riaod near the east bank of the north  Fork of Cayenne creek aliout tln-ily-  oiie and a half miles up 1'iviii Adams  lake, thence norlli S'J chains, tlience  west SO chains, tlience south SO chaiirs,  Ihence east SO chains, to point ol' curn-  iiieircemeiit.  Dated lliis 10th day of August.  1003.  2. Commencing at a post marked  "John Grant's north west corner'"  planted aliout two hundred yards eust  from the north fork of {Cayenne creek  about thirty-three ami a half rrriles up  from Adnnis lake, theuce south SO  chains, thence east SO chain:-*, thence  north 80 chaiirs, theuce west SO chains,  to point of cniirtiicnccirieiil.  Dated this llth dav of August.  1903.  "JOHN GRANT.  NOTIOE.  ilXotlce is hereby given llrat thirty days utter  ate 1 intend to make application to tlie Cliief  Commissioner ol* l.nrnl** ami Works for a special  licence ro cut ami carry away tiinl-ei* from the  folimviiii: .lescril-c'l lamls situateti on Cayenne  creek (Mo-mich Kiver) a tributary of Adams Lake,  Lillooet District, H. <J.  i. Commencing al a post marked "W.  II. Wilson's north easl corner," planted  about threequartersof a mile east From  the norlh fork ot" Cayenne creek, about  thirty-five and a IralF miles up irom Adams  lake, thonce south So chains, ihence west  So chains, thence north So chains, therrce  east So chains, to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "W,  H. Wilson's south oast corner, planted  about one mile east from the north Fork ol"  Cayenne creek, about thirty.six miles up  from Adams lake, thonce north So chaiirs,  thonce west 8o chains, thence soutii So  chains, thence east So chains lo poinl oi  commencement.  Dated this r ith dav of August, 1903.  'W.  H." WILSON.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby giverr that 30 days  after date I intemi to make application  to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds  and Works for a special license to cul  ami carry awny limber from the'following described lands, suimlcd on  Cayenne creek (Alo-nrich river) a  tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked  ������������������OharlesHegerirrer'srrorth western ner"  planted on the north bunk of C.iyerrne  creek about twenty-live miles up fiom  Adams lake, thence south. SO;,chains,  therrce east SOchaius, therrce north SO  chaiirs, thence west SO chaiirs, to point  of commencement.  2. Commencing at  a   post   marked  "Charles llugeiurer-'s north east|corner"  planted orr the north bank of Cayerrne  creek about twenty-five rrriles irp from  Adams lake, thence south   SO  chains, |  thence west 80 chains, thence norlh S'J 1  chains, thence east SO chains,  to  point ]  of commencement.  Dated this 9th day nf.August. 1903.  OHARLKS HEGENNEU.  I*  1 NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that 30 days  after dale I iniend to make application lo  t he Chief Commissionerof Landsand Works  For a special licence to cut and carry away  timber From the Following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mh-mich  river) a tributary ol" Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  ���������AI nry Hayes'south west rorrrt'r."nliiiil-  ed one anil a quarter miles norlh From  Cayenne creek, aliout sixteen rrriles up  from Adams lake, thence north SO  chains, therrce east SO chains.thence  south SO cbains, thence west SOchaius  to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a "post marked  "Mary Hayes' south west corner."  planted on the north bank of Cavenne  creek about seventeen miles up from I  Adams lake, thenre north SO chains,  thence ea.st SO chnins, therrce south SO  chains, thence west SU chains to point  of cornineiiceineirt.  Dated this Oth dav of Julv. 11)03.  "MAUY HAYES.  NOTICE.  Xotice is hereby given that thirty days after  dale 1 intemi to apply to the Cliief Conimissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licenco to eut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situate in West Kooteuay district:  Commencing at a post marked "James S. O'Don-  ueli's south ea.st corner," planted uu tlie west bank  of the nortli fork of Downie ereek about one mile  up from the forks, tlience north 80 chains, tlience  west 80 eliains, thence soutii SO chnins, tlience  east So eliains to tlie point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of August, HK13.  JAMHS S. O'DONNKLL.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giverr that 30 days after  dato 1 intend to make application to the  Chief Conimissioner of Lands and Works  tor ;t special licence to cul arrd carryaway  timber From the Following described lairds  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post maiked  "Frank Wadsworth's north westcorner." planted on the norlh bank of  Cayenne cr-eek, about seventeen miles  up from Adams-bike, thence south SO  chains, ihence east SO chaiirs, theuce  north SO chain.*-, therrce west SO chains  lo point of commencement.  D iled this OUr dayof July, 1903.  2 Commencing at. a po?t marked  "Frank Wadsworth's north east corner," plarrted about,one hundred yards  from the soul h bank of Cayenne creek  about eighteen and a half miles rip  from Adams lake, thence south 100  chains, llierrce west 40 chains*, thence  norlh 100 chnins. thence east 40 chains  to point of commeneeriri nt.  Dated this 10th rbrv of .July, 1903.  FRA N K WADS WORTH.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty davs after  date 1 intend to apply to tiie Chief commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timbei from the following described lands situate in Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing ata post planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, about one mile below tlie  mouth of Moulder creek and marked "F. Young's  soutii west corner post," and running north 80  chains, thence east 80 cluiiiis, theuce soutii 80  chains, therrce west 80 chains to poi it of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post planted ut Boulder  creek, on tiie nortli bank of Carroe river and  marked "*'. Young's south west corner post." and  running nortli SO chains, liienee east 80 chains,  thence soutli SO chains, tlience west SO eliains to  initial post.  Dated the "th day of August, 1903.  F. YOUNG.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to tlie Cliief Commissioner  of Lauds ami WorKs for a special licence to cut  and carry away timlier from tlie following descrilieil lauds in West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post planted 200 feet north  of the north west corner post of.Iainus Smith's  timber berth above Death Kapids iu tlie llig Uund  district and marked "II. Collieek's soutii east corner post," tiieuee north 80 chains; tlience ivcsl 80  chains, tlience soutli 80 chains, tlience east 80  eliains to initial post.  ���������2. Commencing at a post planted about ono  quarter of a mile soutii east of Devil's Garden in  trie llig Bend nistrict and marked "H. Colbeck's  soutii west corner post," theuce east 160 chains,  tlience north 40 chains, thence south 1U0 eliains,  tlience west 40 eliains to initial post.  Dated *i2nd August, 1903.  H.  COLBECK.  NOTICE.  Notico is heieby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tlie Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  ami carry away timber from the following described lands situate in Kootenay district:  1. Comiiiencin'j at a post planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, about one mile aliove Boulder creek and marked "W. A. McMahon's soutii  west corner post," running nortli SO chains, tlience  east 80 chains, thence soutii So eliains, tlience west  80 chains to initial post.  2. Commeneiug at a post planted on tlie nortli  of Canoe river, nearly opposite Kelly ereek and  marked "W. A. MeMalion's soutli west corner  post,*' and running nortli 80 eliains, tiieuee east 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, theuce west 80  chains to initial post.  Dated tlie 7th day of August, 1903.  W. A. McMAIION.  NOTICE,  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate I intend to rrrake application  to the Chief Commissioner ot Lands  and Works for.aspecial license to cnt  and carry away timber from the following described lauds situated on  Cayenne creek (i\I6-mich river) a  tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  disti ict, B. C*  1. Commencing at a postmarked  "Daniel Gallagher's north east corner"  planted orr lhe east bank of the north  fork oF Cayenne ereek about twenty-  nine miles up from Adarrrs lake, thence  south 40 chains, thence west 100 chains,  thence north 40 chains, tlience east 100  chains, to point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post markfd  "Daniel Gallagher's norlh west corner"  planted orr the east bank of the north  Fork of Cayenne creek*, about twenty  nine miles up From Adams lake, thenre  NOTICE. .   south 40 chains, therrce east 100 chains.  Notice is  hereby given  that 30 days after   therrce noith 40 chains, thence west 100  darcl intend 10 make application to the chief I chnins, to point of commencement.   '"' --������������������--��������� -*������������������.���������*���������..    *���������*--   ������������������       Dated this 01 h day of Augu-1. 1003*  DAN FEL GALLAGHER.-  Commissioner  of Lands  and c.Works  ,fGr  special licence to cut and earry awav timber  Irom the following described  lands situated  on cavenne ereek (Mo-mich river) 11 tributary  of Adams lake. Lillooet distriet, 11.(3.  1. Commencing at a post marked "J. It.  Hill's north westcorner." planted about Jinlf  a niiie west from the norrlr fork of Cayenne  ereek, about thirty-eight and a iialf milesup  from Adams lake, thene* south 40 elmins,  tlience east 100 eliains. rrience north 40 chains,  thence west 100 i-lnuris to point of rommence-  nient.  2. Commencing at a post marked "J. H.  Hill's north east corner." plan fni about half a  mile west from tne lurtn rurk or Cayenne  creek, about tinny-eight arrd a ualf luiles up  from Adams lake, tiieuee south 10 chains,  tbence west 1150 chaius.lheuce nortli 40 chains,  tlience east 160 cbains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 12th day cf August, 1903.  J. H. HILL.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that 30 days afterdate  I Intend to make application to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands, and Works for a  special licence-to cut and carry away timber  from the followingdes; ribed lauds situated ou  Cayenne creek (Mo-mich river) a tributary ol  Adams lake, Lillooet district, B. C:*:*  .,;-  1. Commencing at a post marked "E;1 Rogers' south west corner," planted about oue  mile west from the uorth fork of Cayenne  creek, about thirtv-nire miles up from Adams  lake, thence nurth 4 chains, theuce east 1(10  chains, thenee south 40 chains.thence west loo  chains to point of commencement.  ���������i. Commencing at a post [marked-'E. Rogers'south east corner," planted about one mile  vest from the north fork of Cayenne creek,  .ibout thirty-nine miles up from Adamslake,  theuce north 40 chains, thence west 100 chains,  thence soutb 40 chains, thence east 160 chains  to point of commencement. ��������� , ���������  Dated this lath aay of August, 1903.  %. ROGERS.  NOTICE.'  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after date  -Mntend=to=*niake*-applieatIon=to=-tbe-=Chtef  Commissionerof Lauds and Works for aspecial  licence to eut aud carry away timber from the  lollowing described lands situated on Cayenne  creek (Mo-mlch river) a iributary of Adams  lake, Lillooet district. B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "A.H'll's  southeast corner," planted about half a mile  west from the north fork of Cayenne creek,  about thirty-eight and a half miles upfrom  Adams lake, therrce north 40 chains, tbence  west 1C0 chains, thence soutli 40 chains, thene:  east 1C0 chains lo point of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "A. Hill's  south west corner," planted about half a mile  west from the north fork of Cayenne creek,  about thirty-eight and a half miles up from  Adams lake, tucuce north 40 chains, thence  east 1C0 chains, tlience south 40 1 hains, thence  west ICO chains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 12th day of August, 1903.  A. HILL.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  aFter datel intend lo make application  to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works For a special licence to cut  arrd carry away 'timber .from the following described lands situated on  Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich rivei', a tributary of Adams lake.Lillooet district  BO.  1 Commencing at a post planted on  the south bank of the east fork of Cayenne creek, marked "Geo. 11. Teir-  .���������uinl's north west corner," about seven  miles up from Adams lake, thence east  80 chains, thence south SO chains,  tbence west* SO chains, thence north SO  chains to point of commencement.  2 Commencing nt a : post "marked  "Geo. H.Tennant's north east corner,"  pinnted near : the norlh bank of the  east fork of Cayenne creeK, about seven iniles up fronr Adains lake, thence  south SO chains, thence west SO chains,  thence north SOchaius, thence east SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 6th dav of Julv. 1003.  GEO. H. TENNANT.  NOTICE.  Noiice is hereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to make application to' the  Chiel" Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut aird carry away  timber from the. lollowing described Jands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river,) a tributary ol* Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at n postmarked "H.  Wadsworth s south east corner,"  planted about one hundred yards from  the soulli bank of Cayenne creek,about  eighteen nnd a half miles np from  A'diims lake, Ihence west 100 chains,  therrce north 40 chains, thence east 160  chains, theneo south 40chains to point  ol commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  '���������II. Wadsworth's north west corner,"  planted about oire hundred yards from  tbe south bank of Cayenne creek,about  eighteen and a half miles up fronr  Adams lake, t hence souih 160 chains,  ihence east 40 chains, thence north 100  chains.thence west 40 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 10th dav of Julv, 1003.  II.  WADSWORTH.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giucn tliat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lamls and Works fora special licenco to cut  and carry away timber from tlie following described lands in West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post planted three-quarter**,  of a mile west of James .McMahon's lumber camp  above Death Kapids in the Big Bend district and  marked "J. Uowson's soutli east comer," theuce  west 100 chains, therrce north 40 chains, tlience  east 100 chains, tlience soutli 40 chains to initial  post.  2. Commencing at a post planted three-quarters  of u mile west of .Tamer McMahnn's lumber camp  above Death Rapids iu tlie Big Bend district ami  marked ",I. Uowson's north cast corner post,",  thence west 100 eliains, thence soutii 40 chains;  tlience east KiO chains, thenee nortli 40 chains to  initial post.  Dated August 22nd, 1903.  J. HOWSON,  NOTICE.  Notice is horoby given thnt thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from tlio following described lands situate in Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, lielow the mouth of Kelly  creek and ninrked "H. Steed's north west comer  post," thence soutli 1U0 ehuins, tlience east 40  eliains, tlience uorth 100 chains, tlience west 40  eliains to initial post.  2. Commencing at a post planted on the nnrtii  bank of Canoe river, about one mile below Kelly  creek and marked "II. Steed's norlli west comer  post," tlience soutli 80 chains, thencu east SO  chains, theneo north SO chains, thenee westSU  eliains to initial post.  Dated the lOtli day of August, 1903.  II. STEED.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  aFter date I intend to make application ro  the Chief Gommissionerof Landsand Works  for a special licence to cut arrd carry away  timber From the following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams Lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  NOTICE. NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 day9  after date I intend"to make application  to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  arrd Works for a special licence to cut.  and cany away timber from the following described lands situated ont  Cayerrne creek (Mo-mich river) a tri-  butarv of Adams lake, Lillooetdistricl.  B.C.  Commencing at a postmarked "Wil- } Commencing at a postmarked;  Ham Hastings' south west corner." "Julia Butlers north west corner,  planted on the* west bank of the north , Planted near the north bank ol Cay-  fork of Cayenne creek, about twenty- ���������*-',-*i1.e c*:'efk,' a*J������u^*lfteelV���������,!e^uP,.tr.?"1  seven  miles  up   from   Adams     lake  thenee uorth SO chaiirs, thence east SO  chains, thence south SO chains; thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th dav of Julv. 1903.  WILLIAM HASTINGS.  NOTICE ".    ���������  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afterdate I intend to make application' to the Chief Commissioner of  Lends and Works, for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from  the following described lands, situated  on Cayenne creek (Mo-mich river) a  tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district. B. C.  1. Commencing at a post marked  "M. Dudgeon's north west corner"  planted about one mile east from the  north fork of Cayenne creek about  thirty-seven and a half miles up from  Adams lake, thence south 40 chains  theuce east 100 chains, thence north 40  chains thence west 160 chains, to poinl  of commencement.  2. Commencing at  a   post   marked  . "M. Dudgeon's south west corner"  planted ahout one mile east from the  north fork of Cayenne creek about  thirty-seven and a half miles irp from  Adams lake, thence noilh 40 chains,  thence east 160 chains, tlience sontli 40  chains, thence west 100chains, to point  of commencement.  Dated this 12th day of August*. 1003.  M. DUDGEON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after dite I intend to make application  to the Chief Conimissioner of Lands  and Works for aspecial licence tocut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on  Cayenne creek; (Mo mien river) a tributary of Adams lake.Lillooet district,  B.-C  Commencing ata post marked "Emma McCleery's north west corner,"  planted about one mile south from  Cayenne creek, atrd about fifteen miles  up from Adams lake, theuce south 160  chains, thence east 40 chains, theuce  north 160chains, thence west 40 chains  to poiut of commencement.  Dated this7th day of July. 1003.  EMMA McCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby s*;iven that 30 days after  date I intend to make application 10 the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  For a special licL'iice to cut and carry away  timber from tJip.vfpllowintr described lands  situated on; Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooci  districl, B. C. ���������'  1 C uirnrencing at a post marked  "XV. S. Rogers' south west corner-,  planted about one hundred yards from  the soutli brink of Cayenne creek,  about eighteen and a half iniles up  from Adams lake, ihence nortli SO  chains, thence east SO chains, thence  south SO chains, thence west SO chains  to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  '���������\V. S. Rogers' north west corner,'  planted about qiuii ter of a milo from  the sonth bank of Cayenne, creek,  about nineteen miles tip. from Adams  lake, thence south 80 chains. Ihence  east* SO chains, thence north SOchaius,  thence west SO chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this ICth day of July, 1003.  XV. S. ROGERS.  NOTICE. ."  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  alter dale I intend to make application  to tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands  and "Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from the foi*.  lowing described lands situated oh  Cayenne creek. (Mo-mich river,) a tributaiy ofAdams lake, Lillooet district  B.C.  =L=Gommencing���������nt=a*��������� post-**maiked-  ..NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 daysafter  date I intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioner.of. Larrds and Works  For a special licence to cut and .carry..away  timber from the following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a Iributary oF Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "John Mason's north east corner,"  planted on the south bank of Cayenne  creek, about 21 miles irp from Adains  lake, thence south 80 chains, thence  west SO chaiirs, thence north SO chains,  thence east SO chains to point of  commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "John Mason's sonth west corner,"  planted on the south bank of Cayenne  creek, about 21 milesup from Adams  lake, tlience north SO chains, thence  east SO chains, thence south 80' chains,  thence west SO chains to point of  commencement.  Dated this llth day of July, 1003.  JOHN MASON.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given tliat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tiie Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from tlie following described lands situate in West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "Sallic  Brown's soutii west corner," planted on tlie nortli  bank of the north fork . f Downie creek about three  miles up from tire forks tlience east 80 eliains,  theuce north 80 chains, theuce west 80 eliains,  thence south 80 chains to the point of commencement.  2.' Commencing at a pest marked "Sallie  Brown's south west corner," planted on tlie nortli  bank of the north fork of Downie creek, aliout two  miles up from the forks, thence east 80 eliains,  thence north 80 chains; thence west 80 chains,  theuce south 80 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of August, 1903.  SALLIK BROWN.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I Intend to make application to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works For a special licence to cut and  carry away limber From tire Following described larrds siruated on Cayenne creek  (Mo-mich river) a tributary Adams Lake,  Lillooet district, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "Charles  Lamsorr's south east corner," planted orre  quarter of a mil������ from tlie nortli bank of Cayenne creek, about twenty-four milesup trom  Adams lake, thence north SO chains, theuce  west 80 eliains, theuce south SO chains, thence  east 80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 12th day of Julv, 1903.  CHARLES LAMSON.  Adnms lake, tbence south SO chains,  theuce east SO chains, thence north SO  chains, thence west SO chains lo point  of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "Julia Butler's north east corner."  planted near thenorth bank of Cayenne  creek, nbout 15 miles up from Adams  lake, thence south SO chains, thence  west SO chains, thence north SO chains,  thence east SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this Sth dav of J ulv. 1003.  JULIA BUTLER.  NOTICE  date I intend to apply  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  ite I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for a special licence to cut  and  carry away  timber from tlie following de'  scribed lands situate in Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post plarrted about half a  mile above Kelly creek, on the north bank of  Canoe river and marked "B. Smith's north east  corner post," thence soutli 80 chains, thence west  80 eliains, thence north 80 chains, tlience east 80  eliains to initial post.  2. Commencing at apost planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, about half a utile above Kelly  creek arrd marked "B. .Smith's south west comer  post," tlience north 80 chains, tlience cast SOchaius,  thence south 80 chains, theuce west 80 chains to  initial post.  Dated the 10th day of August, 1903.  B. SMITH.  NOTICE.  Noiice is liereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to make application to the  Chief" Commissioner of Lan'ds and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry away  timber from the following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary ofAdams Lake, Lillooet  District, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "Thomas H. Steven's south easnt corner," planted on the sonth bank of  Cayenne creek, about 21 miles up from  Adams lake, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence east 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this llth day of July, 1903.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "Thomas H." Stevens' south west corner." planted on the south bank of  Cayerrne creek, about 23 miles up from  Adamslake, thence north SO chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 12th day of July, 1003.  THOMAS H. STEVENS.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to make application  to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Work for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated on  the Seymour river, a tributary of  Shuswap lake, B. C.  Commencing at a post marked "II.  "Webster's North West Corner."  planted on the east bank of the North  Fork of the Seymour river, about 15  miles up from Shuswap lake, thence  south-it) chains, thence east 100chains,  thence north 40 chains, tlience west  160 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this 28th dav of Julv, 1003.  "H. WEBSTER.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  afler* date I intend to make application  to the Chief Commissionerof Lands  and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on  Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich river, 11 tributary ofAdams lake, Lillooet district  B.C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "Frank "W.Galland'ssorrtheastcorner. *  planted about one mile north from  Cayenne creek, about fifteen miles up  from Adams lake, therrce north SO  chains, thence west SO chains, therrce  south 80 chains, thence east SO chains  to pointof commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "Frank W. Galland's south westcorner," planted about one mile north  from Cayenne creek, about fifteen  miles up from Adams lake, thence  nortli 80 chains, thence,east SO chains,  thence south SO chains,' thence west SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 8th dav of Julv. 1903.  FRANK'W. GALLAND.  NOTICE.  Notleo is hereby given ihat thirty davs after  (hue 1 intend to apjily to ttie Cliief Conimissioner  of ijin.ls and Works for a special licence to cut  ant' carry away timber from the following described lands situate in Kootenay dislrict:  1. Commencing at a post plarrted on the north  bank of Canoe river almut half a mile al.ove Kelly  creek anil marked "Geo. Boss's s.���������ulh.e.lst corner  post," thence north SO chains, tlience ue.-t-s)  chains, thence soutii SO eliains, tlience east yi  chains to initial post.  -2. Commencing at a post on the north bank of  Canoe river, about half a mile above Kelly creek  and marked "('en. Boss's north west corner iio*������t,"  thence south 100 eliains. thetice east 40 chain*.,  thenee nortli llio chains, tlience -.vest 40 chain.*, 10  initial post.  Dated tlie 10th day of August, 1903.  .. GEO. BOSS.  NOTICE.  l'lihlic notice is hereby given that the undersigned irrterrd to apply under tlie provisions of the  "Tramway Company Incorporation Act" and  amending acts.for tile incorporation of a company  witlr power to build, equip aud operate a tramway  and to construct and c.|iiip and operate telephone  or telegraph Iirres irr connection therewith, between  a point on tlie nortli east arm of Upper Arrow  Lake, at or near the townsite of Beaton anil a  point on Fish River, West Kootenay, 10 miles  northerly from the town of Camborne.  The gerreral route of said proposed tramway and  telephone or telegranir iirres shall lie along or near  the easterly shore ol the nnrtii east arm of Upper  Arrow Lake and- thence northerly along or near  the banks of Fish river.  Dated this 10th day of July, 1003.  A. Johnson, .1. A. Darraglr, U. S. .McCarter,  Applicants.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that .10 days nfter date  I intend to make application ti the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  spcnial licence to cut and carry awav timber  from the following described larrds situated  on'Cayerrrre creek (Mo-mich river) a tributary  of Adams lake, Lillooet  district,  B    C.  1. Commencing at a post marked "Charles  Weston's north caet corner." planted aliout  two hundred yards east from the north fork of  Cayenne creek about thirty-three and a half  miles up from Adnms lake, theuce south ������0  chains, tlience west SO chains, theuce north io  chains, tiieuee east SO chains to point of commencement. '���������'������������������>-.  ���������2. Commencing at a post marked "Charles  Weston's south west corner," planted about  two hundred yards east from the north fork of  Cayenne creek, about thirty-three and a half  miles up from /Mlarns lake, thence norlh SO  chains, llienco east 80 eliains, thence, soutii SO  chains, tlience west SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this llth day of August, 1903.  CHARLES WESTON.  ���������Frank Morgan's south west corner,"  planted abouthalf a mile from Cayenne  creek, about nineteen and a half miles  up from Adnms lake, thence north 100  chains, thence east 40 chains, theuce  south 100 chains, thence west 40 ehuins  to point of commencement.  Dated this 10th day of July. 1003.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "Frank Morgan's north westcorner."  planted on the sonth hank of Cayenne  creek, about twenty-one iniles up from  Adams lake, thence south SO chains,  thence east SO chains, thence north SO  chains, thence west 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this llth day of July. 1003.  FRANK MORGAN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to makeapplication  to the Chief Commissioner'of Lands  and Works for a special license to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands, situated on  Sevmour river, a tributary of Shuswap  lake, B. O.  1. Commencing at a post marked  "B. Boynton's South West Corner,"  planted on the east bank of the Seymour river, about six'iniles up from  Shuswap Like, thence north 80 chains,  thence eastSO chains, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated this 21)th dav of July, 1903.  ~B. BOYNTON.  2. Commencing at a post marked  "B, Boynton's South East Corner,"  planted on the east bank of the Seymour rivet', about six miles up from  Shuswap hike, thence north 100 chains,  Ihence west 10 chains; thence south  100 chains, thence east 40 chains, to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 30th day of July, 1903.  B. BOYNTON.    ,  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 d<{ys after  date I intend to make application to tire  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence,to cut and carryaway  timbctfrom^the-followirrg^describedilands  situated on Cayenne. * creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "Henry ,. Works' north west corner,"  planted on tbe south bank of Cayenne  creek, about 23 miles up from Adams  lake, thence souih 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of  commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  "Henry Works' 'north east corner,"  planted on the south bank of Cayenne  creek, about 23 miles up fronr Adams  lake, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  tlience eust 80 chains to point of  commencement,.  Dated this 12lh day of Julv. 1903.  HENRY WORKS.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt 30 days  afterdate I intend lo make application  lo the Chief Commissioner, of Lands  and Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from the following described lands situated on  Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich -rivei*) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet dislrict;  B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "James Hayes' south west corner,"  planted near the north bank of Cayenne creek, about fifteen miles up from  Adams lake, thence east 80 chains,'  Ihence north 80 chains, thence west80  chains, thence south 80 chains to point  of commencement, *  2 Commenting al. a post marked  "James Hayes' south east corner."  planted near the north bank of Cayenne creek, about fifteen miles up  from Adams lake, iheuce north 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, theuce east SO chains  to point of commencement.  Dated this Sth dav of July. 1003.  JAMES HAYES.  NOTICE.  Noiice is hereb}- given thai 30 daysafter  date I intend lo make applicalion to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry away  timber from the following described land's  .situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district B. C.  1. Commeneiug at a post marked "A. F. Peckhain's  North West Comer." planted ou the nortli hank of  Cayenne creek, about ten miles up from Adams  lake, tlience soutli 80 chains, tlience cast SO  chains, thence north SO chains, tlience west SO  chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 19th day of July, 100:1.  A. F. PECKHAM.  2. Commencing at a post marked A. F. Peck*  ham's south west comer," plarrted on the north  bank of Cayenne creek, about eleven iniles up  from Adains lake, thence north 40 chains, tlience  east 160 chains, thence soutii 40 chains, thence  west 160 chains, to point of commencement.  Dated this 19th day of July, 1003.  ���������     ���������.*..���������..'.   A. V. PECKHAM  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 daysafter  date I intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioner ol Lands and Works  for a special liccrrce to cut and carryaway  timber From the following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked "L. IJ.  Nlckerson's soutii cast corner," planted on the  west bank of the north fork of Cavenne creek,  about twenty-seven miles up from Adains  lake, therrce north 80 chains, thence west SO  chains, thence south SO chains.thence east SO  chains to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked "L. B.  Nrekerson's nortb east corner," planted on the  west bank of the north fork of Cayenne creek  about twenty-seven miles up from Adamslake,  llrence south 80 chains, tlience west SO chains,  thence north SO eliains, theuce east SO chains  to point ot commencement.  Dated this 17th day of Julv, 1003.  L. B. NICKH.KSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat thirtv ilavs after  date I intend to apply to the- Cliief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a s*->ecial licence to cut  arrd carry away timlier from the following described lands silil;****** in Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post planted on the north  bank of Canoe river, about three iniles above Kellv  creek and marked "M. Smith's nortli west corner  posi*," and running south S'J eliains, thence e.i-,1 SO  chains, thence nortli SO chains, tlience west SO  chains to initial post.  2. Comm-ncing at a post planted at M. Smith's  nortli west corner post and marked "M. Smith's  soutii west corner post," thence north SO chains,  thence* east. *=*0 chains, thence soutii SO chain.-,  thence west SO chains to initial post.  Dated the 10th day of Aumist, 1903.  .Si. SMITH.  ';=���������:.. "/NOTICE, v  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  date I iniend to make "application to lhe  Cbief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special lieenee to cut and carry away  limber from the following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary of Adams lake, Lillooet  district,  B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marlccd "W B.  Tomllnson's aouth cast corner," planted on  the south bank of Cayenne creek, about 23  miles np from Adams lake, theneo north 80  chains, thence went 80 chains, theuce south 80  chains, thence east 80 chains to point of coin-  -meneemeraU"~~~~*      - ���������-^--^ **-**-"--^***-  2 Commencing at a post marked "W.H.  Tomllnson's nortb westcorner," planted one  half a mile south from Cayenne creek aboul  twenty-four miles up from Adums lake, theuce  ���������outh80 chains, thence east 80 cbaina, therrce  north 80 drains, thenee west 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Daled thin 12th day of July, 1003.  IV. 11. TOMLINSON.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that30 days after  date I intend to make applicalion to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for a special licence to cut and carry away  limber from the following descnbed lands  situated orr Cayenne creek (Mo-mich  river) a Iributary of Adains lake, Lllooel  dis-lricl, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked "Charles  Allen's south eust corner," planted on the  west bank of the north fork of Cayenne creek  about twenty-eiglit miles up from Adams lake,  thenee north 80cliains, thence west 80 chains  thence south 80 chains, thence cast SO chains  to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked "Charles  Allen's soutb west cornor." planted on the  west bank of the nortb fork ol Cayenne creek,  about twenty-eight miles up from Adams lake,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west SO chains  to pointof commencement.  Dated this 17th dav of July, 1903.  CHARLES ALLEN.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given tliat Schmock and Ham-  biy have made application for !a lietail Liquor  Licence for the Gold Hill Hotel at* Poplar creek,  under tlie provision* of the "Liqnoi Licence Act,  l'JOO," and that- a meeting of the Hoard of Revel-  sroke Licence coiiiiiii.*ssi<jiier*. will be held in the  Provincial Police Oflice.T-tevelstoke, on Wednesday, tlie Sth ilay of ������������������"ct-temoer, 1903, at the hour of  2 p.m., to consider .-aid application.  Uy order,  II.  fievel.-itoke, Aug. 2C, lf*03.  A. UPPER,  cliief Inspector.  SEALED TENDERS.  Sealed Tenders addressed to the undersigned  will be received up to Sept. 27rh, for the labor  of Cottoning arrd "Papering the ceiling of the  Opera House, size 75.\*IC feet. Lowest tendcror  none neces^ariiv excepted.  K. TAPPING, Mgr.  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, -        -        B. C.  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby (***ivcii Ural 30 days  afterdate I intend lo make application to  the Chief Commissioner ol Lands and  Works for a .special licence to cul arrd  carry away limber from lire following described lands siluale on Cayerrne creek,  (Mo-nricli river) a tributary of Adams lake,  Lillooet district,!!   C.  Commencing at a post marked "ll. V. Stevens'Routh westcorner," planted on the east  shoro of Adanm lake, aliout one quarter of a  mile north from the mouth of Cayenne creek,  thence north 80 chains, tbence cast 80 chains,  tlience soulli SOchaius tlience west SOchaius  to point of commencement.  Dated thin 21sl day of July, 1903.  II. V. STEVENS.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works for a speci.il licence to cut and  carry away timber from the following  described land:  Commencing at the south west corner of Lot 80 "A", on the Columbia  river, about four niiles south of the  mouth of Gold creek, thence south  100 chains; thence west -10 chains,  more orjess to the bank of the Coluin*^  biiVriverj" tlie"nc"e~_ifortlieTl}i_fdllowrng"  the bank of the Columbia river to the  south boundary of Lot 80 "A", thence  along the south boundary of Lot 80  "A" to the point of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day of August,   1S03.  MAURICE QUINN.  Per C. B.  NOTIOE.  Notice i.s hereby giverr that 30 days after  date I intend to inhke application to the  CliicF Commissioner of Lands and Works  For a special licence to cut and carry  timber from the lollowing described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river,) a tributary ofAdams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked "Lucy  Tomlinson's north west corner." planted one  quarter of a mile from thc north bank of Cayenne creek, about twenty-four miles upfrom  Adams lake, thence south 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence norlh 80 chains, thence  west 80chains to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked "Lucy  Tomllnson's south west corner," planted one  quarter of a mile from the north bank of Cayenne creek, about twenty-four miles upfrom  Adams lake, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains thence soutii 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to pointof commencement.  Dated this 12th day of July, 1903.  LUCY TOMLINSON.  NOTICE.  Noiice is liereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to make applicalion to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  lor a special licence to cut and carry away  limber from thc following described lands  situated on Cayenne creek, (Mo-mich  river) a tributary ofAdams lake, Lillooet  district, B. C.  1 Commencing at a post marked  "Issabel Galland's south westcorner,"  planted a quarter of a mile from the  north bank of Cayenne creek, about  sixteen miles up from Adams lake,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  west. 80 chains to point of commencement.  2 Commencing at a post marked  '���������Issabel Galland's norlh westcorner,"  planted a quarter of a mile From the  north bank of Cayenne creek, about  sixteen miles up from Adams lake,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this Oth day of July, 1903.  ISSABEL GALLAND.  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trial and ������������ convinced that it will give results  sure ami lasting. Cures weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele. Send  stamp for book.sent sealed in plain envelope.  THK STBBN'VA HEALTH APPLIANCE CO.,  317 Cordova Street, Went, Vancouver, B.   C.  [Adopted at Kevelstoke, Septeml>er 13th, 1������K)2.]  1. That this convention reaffirm.* the policy of  the party in matters of provincial roads and trails;  the ownership and control of railways and the  development of the agricultural resources of the  province aa laid down in the platform adopted in  Octol^er. 1899,, which is as follows:  "To actively aid in the construction of trails  throughout the undeveloped port ions of the province aud the building of provincial trunk roads of  public necessity.  '���������To adopt the principle of government ownership of railways in so far as the circumstances of  the province will admit, and the adoption of the  principle that no Imjiius should Ue izrant^d to any  railway company which tloes not pve the government of Uie province control of rates over lines  bonused, together with the option of purchase.  . "To actively assist by state aid in the develop*  ment of the agricultural resources ofthe province.  2. That in the meantime and until the railway  policy'above set forth can be accomplished, a gen*  eral railway act l>e passed, giving freedom to  construct railways under certain'approved regulations, analogous to the system that has resulted  in such extensive railway construction in the  United States, with so much advantage to trade  and commerce.  3. That to encourage the mining industry, the  taxation of metalliferous mines should be on the  basis of a percentage on the net profits.  4. That the Government ownership of telephone  should be brought/about* as a first step in the  acquisition of public utilities.  -^5.���������That-&rwrtm^ ���������  to be disposed of should lie reserved from sale or  lease, so that state owned mine.** may be easily  accessible, if tlieir operation becomes necessary  or advisable.  6. That iu the pulp land leases provision shmiM  be made for reforesting and that ateps tdmnld bo  taken for the general preservation of forests bv  guarding again*������t the -wavteful destruction of  timber.  7. That the legislature and government of thu  province should persevere in the ctfort to secure  the exclusion of Asiatic labor.  8. That the matter of better terms in the way  of subsidy and appropriations for the province  should be vigorously pressed upon the iHiminioii  government.  9. That the silver-Iuad industries of tlio province l������e fluttered and encouraged by the impfttd-  tion of increased customs duties on lend and  lead products imported int-u Canada, and that the  Contfcrvalive members ������f the Dominion House 1������;  urged to support any motion introduced for such it  purpose.  10. Tliat as industrial disputes almost invariably result in great loss niul injury both to tho  fiarties directly concerned and to the public, legis-  a*ion should be passed to provide means forati  amicable adjustment ni such disputes Ik*tween  employers ami employees.  11. Tliat it is advisable tn foster the manufacture of the raw products of the province within  the province as far as pntcticable by means of  taxation on the said raw products, subject to  rebate of the*same in whole or part when manufactured iu British Columbia.  REVELSTOKE LICENCE DI8TRICT.  "Notice is hereby (riven that Artlrirr Evans  of Camborne, has made application under tho  provision of lhe "Liquor Licence Act. 1900,"  for a transfer of his Licence far the Reception  Hotel at Camborne, to Mearner A Boyde of  Camborne, and that a meeting of the Board  of Licence Cornmlssieners will be held in tha  Provincial Police Ofllce. Kevelstoke, on  Tuesday, tbe 15th day of September, 1903, at!  the hour of'ip. ni��������� to consider said application.  By order,  R. A. UPPER,  ���������     . Chief Inspector  Dated this -iDth day ol Aug., 1903.  MM fcS-������*������*������-W$**-JS^^  g  if The Ass and the Lion  ������**'**-**-=������*-'*---**^^  In pJH*ERK  once  lived    in    Portugal,  ' j    "   about   two  days'  journey   from  I Lisbon, a miller who liad an ass,  ,.AL      whicli, like other asses, had very  long ear.*?, thick lips -and a voice  thai* made  the   whole   country   resound.  His fare was so poor and mean that he  w-is but a skeleton, and could no longer  be-ar his burden. Then he was beaten  tevery day by the miller, who tried to  make liim d*. what was beyond his pow-  la*. At la.**i lit* nur away irom his mas*  Ier, and wont long arid far. till he came  to tbe foot o; a mo-iriU'in. so verdant  fcnd j/teasirij in nil tilings that he re-  rxilved to n-m.-rin llif-rv for the remainder  >l  his day,-.  He rooke*! all .-.round him to see if  feeze ������������ anyrhiiig' r,, l���������. feared ami  5k*r. bi*i,"!y .i-,*.*r:d..**-l *ihe mountain,  ���������-..'lore at hi-* p'or-sir:*,** iu* "razed upon the  2ne.jjras.-i before* him, tirarrkirrg Hod that  Sfi iiad hi,*:, delivered from the linrn'm ot  .'-he wicked and c-rm.-l tvrant of a miller I  uid put ir. ���������-���������������&?! gru-i up lo his knees  lo sustain his miserable  life.  While he v.-.r-- .*,:;t:?fyi;.-g his appetite.  i ]>roud Iron approrrcir.vl/who marveled  preatly at l*iic bo Ui ness of the ass in  aaving come lo feed upon the. mountain  rvithoii** license. -And having never before seen sueh an animal, the lion was  fcfTaid of him and dared not pass him at  arst.  On the other hand, the ass, seeing the  Son, was so much' alarmed that his hair  wistled arrd stood up. lie-no longer  ������a.red bend his neck to eat the grass, nor  even move from his place.  Finally, the lion, growing confident, approached tire ass and said to, hiin:  "What are you doing here, comrade?  9*Tiat has mnde you so bold ns to come  beret   Who are you?"  To -whom the "ass replied:  "And who are you yourself that asl:  toe this i*' ' ������������������'  Then the lion, astonished at this proud  reply, answered:  "I am the king of all the animals."  "What is your name?" demanded tin  fcss.  "They call mo lion.   And what is yotu  bameS"  The ass with restored confidence, iv*  plied:  "They who know rne call me Branea-  iron.-*'  Then"the lion said to himself:  ���������"Truly, here is something .1 canno!  wratpreherrd. This person must be something more than 1 am." And addressing the ass, said:  "Branealion, your name and words  Show clearly* that you ought to be more  jyowcrful, robust and courageous than ]  run. Nevertheless. I am of the opinion  that we would better prove each other."  Those words so puffed up the nss that  he turned his lwiek virion the lion, throw  his hind legs into the air and brayed  very furiously to the great surnriso of  ihe lion.  The evening now being near at hand.  the liou said to the ass:  "We will repose now, brother,, and tomorrow .morning prove .our strength and  skill."'He'wiio "Mien.'.shows himself be-st  tble to do three things which I shall  propose, shall be lord of the mountain."  To which t'lre ass agreed.  The -morning came, aud they arose and  went, forth in company till they arrived  at a deep nnd wide ditch. Then the lion  tsiid to thc ass:  "JBrancaliou, 1 am your friend, but i  shall never be nt rest till f know your  power and skill. Do me the pleasure, i  beseech you, now that the occasion pie-  scats itself, to let me see which of irs  ran best leap this ditch." Saying this, he  bounded to the other side.  The ass did his best to follow him, but  Scaped so awkwardly that he fell upon a  ���������jreai log in the. .'middle of the ditch,  where he was in great danger of death,  his fore feet and head on one side, and  ihe rest of his body on the other.  The lion, noticing  the perilous condition of the ass, cried out:  "What are you doing, comrade?"  But the poor ass was past answering.  So tie lion, fearing  that he  would die  Sf left to hang there upon the log, descended into the ditch and drew him out.  The ass, finding himself out of danger,  turned to th������ lion and heaped tinon him  all tire abuse in -liis power.   The lion, astonished   at   this   ungrateful     conduct,  asked why he thus upbraided hun when  fee had so kindly saved his life.  Tne ass, pretending  to  be angry,  re-  "C-omrade, my dear friend, I wa-s afraid  rou would drown irr the river. Tliat is  why I drew you out. I thought I waa  loin" you a favor instead of displeasing  rou.''  "Keep silence, I pray you," said thc  iss. "But tell mc, if you "can, what pro-  it or pleasure vou had in swimming the  river?'4 " ������  ���������/Xone," answered the lion.  "See if I had none," returned the ass,  making the wafer* from his lone ears and  f-ody. Then seeing a little fish fall at his  cet, he exclaimed: ''Do you see now, you  peat blockhead, what you have done?  tf I had only been allowed lo go to thc  >ottom of lire river, I should at my ease  md pleasure have taken a multitude of  .lio-so fishes. I warn voir now not to in-  ���������r-rfero with me any more, if you do not  ns!, (,, make n���������. yoxn- enemy, which  vould not Ire well for von. I assure von.  i\ Jii'iicvcr you think ,,,0 .](..*.t. 01. in ;*..,,.  ter ol (loath. I wish you to leave mo  '���������Oi*c: for what, serins to vou dealh is  He .ind happiness to me.*'  1 lie shades of night, were now <**i!t,licr-  ".'--. and the lion ,*|..| *-,���������* soiighL a place  >l repose.    Tiro next nn.ruing they welv  iwake  at  the   lirst dawn   of   light,  ami  igrpt'd to go hunting, tin* iiorr iir one di-  ���������������������������(���������lion, the riss in anoiher, and lo meet  iganr at a eerhiin hour and place, when  lie   one   who   had   canlnreil   the.   most  Came .was  to bo king of the mountain.  The lion went into the deepest part of  ���������he rorest, where ho killed and at., much  *rey; the ass went to a farm whero he  iaw the barn door open, arrd a great pile  )f oats on the hari*.  n.oor.    He' entered  i-rthout  leave,   and   ate   so   much   oats  :hat he was ready to burst.   He then repaired to Ihe place where he was to meet  *he lion and i.ry down.    A raven fly in"  iy and seeing    him    lying    motionless'  ���������nought  he  was  dead,  arrd lighting  on  irm, picked off the grains of oats  that  ���������yere still sticking to his lips. Vexed with  :ho raven, the ass struck it such a blow  ivith one of his hoofs that it fell dead  oeside him.  When the lion returned from his chase  ie said to Branealion:  "Hear w.h���������t I have taken, and tell mi-  :f 1 am not a good hunter?"  Then he told what game he had taken.  And how did you take it?" said Branealion.  The lion told him all he had done, his  arts, hi3 ambushes and his races.  The ass interrupted,liim:  '"0 fool, brainless creature that von  ire! From morning until now you have  not ceased to run, and bustle, and brush  through the thickets, and chase ovor the  mountains to take what little you took.  And I, lying licrearid takingmy pleasure,  have caught and eaten so much that I  am just ready to hurst, as you may easily sec.   And to prove to y'ou that I am  A  CLOSE  CALL.  not telling .idle stories. I have kept this  fat bird as a. morsel for.yon, which for  plied with insolence:  "You vile and malicious creature! Bo  you ask me why I upbraid you? I wish  tou to know that you have deprived me  of the greatest pleasure I ever received.  Ton thought perhaps that I was suffer-  ^Jn-jfwhae^w^M-revish^with^delight."^-  "What kind of delight?" asked the  Son.  "It was on purpose that I landed on  toe- log, my fore feet on one side and my  tairvi feet on the other, that I might bal-  *nce myself, and know which ii heaviest,  my head or my tail."  ���������"You are indeed :; cu*;::i:*.g creature,"  inwiverf-d lire lion. "I r.c-.er would have  iir-lievt-d what I do ci you if I. had not  lr**a*r7ied by my own observation. I am  ���������satisilf-d that you ought to be king of  the mountain."  Going further on, they came to a wide  *.nd swift-tlowing river."  '"l.'.r.UK*.*!i.->'i, my frier**!,*' sni.l the lion,  "If you are willing, we wiil a*_*-ain try our  llrentjtj and dexterity in swimming this  ���������***iv**r."  "1 am willing," snid Branealion, "but  ( want to .**/sc you swim across before I  lor  Toe lion, who was a good swimmer,  STO-iSed the river in l.-s than no time.  Standing on the opposite shore, he cried  Jut:  "Branealion. what nre yon doing over  ������������������here? Why don't yon swim over? Cour-  *������������������.'?!  Courage!   I am waiting for you."  The poor ������&* threw himself into the  ������T.ter und swam Lo the middle of tho  "ii er, where, overcome by the force of  3>e. current and the waves, his head went  andcr and he soon sank entirely out of.  right. The lion knew not what to do,  caring or. the one hand that the ass  vould drown, ard on lire other, that if  m* helped him, he might again be angry,  *tA kill him. He finally decided to help  iTirr_ and pl^e.g/*.] into the stream and  saT-ghi him by the tail, which he pulled  oo Jong and vmyrou.-Jy thai he succeeded  31   retting liim lo ihe bank.  ��������� hi  .���������*-*-���������������, finding himself on  land, safe  ii the terrible wave**, put himself into  *  * js-iwvn as li'fore a ml abused the lion.  '���������.Tr.ii'or! Wi*"t"h!" he excl.iinred. "you  m. my evil spirit, depriving me of all  i.l:.t. i" enjoy. Ah me'. When shall I  i*.   ':��������� iav*sii.:h enjoyment!"  Th���������*..  li'.n   trieu   lo excu-e himself, say-  thc love of me, I beg you'will accept."  The lion thanked the ass for the bird  ind then went away, resolved never  again to present himself before the nsa.  "iYIule on his way hc nret a wolf running  at great speed. The lion stopped him  with the enquiry:  ���������'Where* arc. yoii going so fast, comrade wolf?"  "On important business. T must be at  ir, certain place this very', hour,'so don't  trouble me," replied the wolf.  But the lion, believing that tho wolf  was rushing into danger, begged him to  go no farther...  "Not far from here," said ho, "is Bran-  citlion, a very strange animal, with monstrous ears, and a hide thick enough for  a shield. His voice is like thunder; any  boast would (ly before it. 'Then he doe's  the most wonderful things. He is a monarch before whom nil must tremble."  The wolf knew that the liorr, spoke of  the ass, and said to him:  "Don't he afraid. It is only an ass,  the most contemptible animal' ever created, good for nothing but to bear burdens and blows. As for me, I have eaten  in my time more than a hundred of them.  Come with me. We may go safely, as I  shall  show you."  "Go, my friend, if it seems good to  you," said the liorr; "for my part, I am  satisfied with what* I have seen."  But the wolf prevailed on the lion to  accompany him on condition that thev  ihould not separate from each other";  xrrd to make this sure, they tied their  :ails together. They then started towards the ass, who saw them at a distance, and, being afraid, was just about  to fly,When the lion, pointing him out to  the wolf, exclaimed:  "See, brother! See liim corning straight  ior us! Let us not wait, for he will kill  as.   I know his firry."  The wolf burned wit*** the desire to attack  the ass.  "Be quiet," he said lo the lion, "be  luiet, I entreat you, and have no fear,  tt is only an ass."  But the lion, more frightened than  Aver,l;plun3ej3__U*'rmi2lxJ^  *K*u*ld   tr-rud'a   Flclit  Witb    nn   Angiy  E.ielo.  Harold C. "Ward, aon of Major A. II.  ^ard, of 723 Pine street, Alameda, returned recently from a trip into the  mountains of southern Santa Clara  county, *where he had an exciting night  adventure while robbing the nest of a  golden eagle. Ward Is carrying his left  arm in a sling. Describing his singular experience he said:  " I went down lo Sargent's Station  to spend a week with the eagles, intending to study their nesting habits  and to collect some of thoir handsome  eggs.  "It was suggested  that *n*e try our.  luck by the light of the moon, and wc  determined to visit    nn eagle's   nest  which we knew of in a big sycamore  three or four miles distant.    We set  out with a fish basket to hold the eggs  and a pair of climbing Irons.    It was  about 10 o'clock when I began to climb  the sycamore.   There were no birds in  sight, but just as I reached the branch  near which tha nest was built in a big  fork I saw that the eagle was at home.  "It rose, bristling out all its feathers and making a hissing  sound.    I  had not expected any such opposition  and with a startled yell I struck at  the croatrrre with my hat.   There wae  a swish of wings and tho bird sailed  off.  "I moved along nearer the nest,  built of sticks as big as my arm, and  then suddenly I got a grip on the limb  and ducked. There was a rusti  through the air a few Inches from my  head that seemed to me like a small  cyclone. 'Fight liim off!' called out  inj' companion, and summoning all the  nerve I had left I got out my big clasp-  knife.  "I had not long to wait for a chance  to use it. With an angry scream I  saw the eagle swooping down for me.  ���������Looking my legs tightly about my  perch and seizing hold of a limb on  my left, I was just in time to prepare  tor the blow. The bird struck me  ���������squarely in the breast, nearly stunning nye, with Its wings, while it sank  its talons in my left arm to the bone.  I struck at lt with the knife, but It  was blind with fury, and, perhaps, talcing me for a marauding wildcat or  coon, fought desperately for my eyes.  "I felt my blood flowing while my  clothes were being torn Into shreds by  the wild passes it made. I knew that  I soon must fall to the ground or be  cut to pieces away up there in the  tree. It was a dreadful sensation.  With a howl of pain and terror I made  a last effort and plunged the knife deep  into the eagle's body. It seemed for  a moment that It would keep on fighting We. but weakening, it released  Us hold and fell off slantingly, to be  lost in the gloom, carrying n.y knife  with It.  .  "I was too weak to do anything but  hold on tor some minutes, and then  you can wager I took a long breath of  relief. Feeling sure I was now well  quit of the eagle I recalled what I was  tip in the tree for, and, looking Into  the nest, saw two fine eggs', which I  lowered safely into the basket. '���������San  Francisco Chronicle.  N*-*     " : '  ' ' "      * *'���������  IT ISN'T THE THING YOU DO.  It Isn't the thing you do, dear.  It's the thing you "teave undone,  That gives you a bit of heartache  At the setting of the sun.  The tender_*yord forgotten, ^  The letter "you did not write,  The flower you did not send, dear,  Are your haunting ghosts a1 night.  The stone yon might have lifted  Out of a brother's way;  The bit of heartsome counsel  You were hurried too much to say;  The* loving touch of the hand, dear,  The gentle winning, tone,  Which you had no time nor  thought  for,  With troubles enough of your own.  For lifo Is all too ehort, dear,  And sorrow is all too great,  To suffer onr slow compassion,  That tarries until too late;  And it isn't the thing >*ou do, dear.  It's the thing you leave undone,  Which gives you a bit of a hcarmcht*  At tho setting of the sun.  ���������Margaret   Elizabeth   Sangstcr.  I A LOCAL PARAGRAPH.. I  rjonfliuiatlun  Suits of IVlilto Clinllia.  BABIES OFTHE WORLD.  ;hickets, and leaped the widest ditches.  vVTiile bewgj brewing through a thick  icdgd  a "thorn   tore  ollerr   nis  left  eye.  Such wag his fright that he thought the  rurt  came  from Branealion;   and,  still  lying on. exclaimed to the wolf:  "Didn't,  I   tell  you   rightly,  comrade?  Sun! Run!  run faster!    He"has already  >ut out one of my eyes."  And  still  flying he  dragged tho  poor  roll'    against     the    sharp    rocks,  and  .Irrough  the most dangerous places, till  he poor creature died of hia bruises and  rther hurts.  When  at  last  the  lion  believed  him-  elf in safety, ho said to Ihe wolf:  "Comrade, I think we  may now untie  ���������rrr tails; what do yon say?"  * Hearing no answer, he turned and saw  ���������hot ho was fastened to a* dead body.  "Ah, comrade, 1 told you he would kill  rou," he exclaimed; "but you were oh-  itinate; you would not believe me. See.  rhat it. has cost m! Yorr have lost your  ife, and  I my left eye."  Then, untying himself, he abandoned  ���������hc dead wolf, and went to hide, himself  n dense and dark caverns, leaving the  ������s possessor of the mountain, from  vhence it hns come that. the. a,.-*.** dwells  ���������.mong the haunts of men, and the lion  n savage and  uninhabited places.  But men, as well as lions, arc some-  imes deceived and over-reached by false  ire tensions.  A Change, at Least  Like many good, fresh jokes, this one  rom thc Chicago "News" is built on a  ery old and very common experience:  "Your daughter has improved wonrter-  irlly in her* piano-plnying," said j>lr*>.  ���������Texlon.  "I'm glnd to hear yon say so," replied  rlrs. Homer, "if you uro really siiiceri!."  "Why do you thinl: 1 nm not sincere'/"  "Well, you see, we didn't know wheth-  r  she   wo**   improving   or   whether   wo  lu,,.n   yuu-pl... ut-.iXilUS   lljjjl   Ul   it." ���������  Unique Catcnlntlon or thn TIo-jtr And Glrln  Horn KT-sry  Tear.  It has been computed that about 36.-  000,000 babies are born Into the world  each year, says Woman's Life. The  rate of production is, therefore, about  seventy per minute, or more than one  for every beat of the clock.  Wft������~the b"n^-lMMoTd=^sicl5lii'tr6n~  Every reader is familiar, but lt Is not  every one who stops to calculate what  this means when St comes to a year's  3upply. It will, therefore, probably  startle a good many persons to find, on  :he authority of a well-known statisti-  .*.lan, that, could the Infants of tT'yeai  be r'anged in a line In cradles, the cradles would extend around  the world.  The same writer looks at the matter  In a more picturesque light. He Imagines thc babies belns; carried jjast a  given point In their mothers' arms,  one. by one, and the procession being  kept up night and day until the last  hour In the twelfth month had passed  by. A sufficiently liberal rate Is allowed, but even In golnjr part at tho  rate of twenty a minute, 1,200 an hour  during the entire year, the reviewer  at hla post would have seen only the  aixth part of tho Infantile host.  In other words, the babe that had to  b<i carried whon the tramp began  would be able to walk when but a  mere fraction nf Its comrades had  reached the reviewer's post, and when  lhe year's supply of babies wns drawing to a close there would be a rnar  ���������ruard, not of infants, but of romping  ilx-year-old boys and glrla.  g)������������<Si������aC-^������������S*-SS������*^i'<fl-i  "The time has come for the American people to act. Shall fifty million  .patriots sit supinely by anl let conscienceless rascals tear the stars of  glory from the fUg they love and  trample its proud folds of crimson and  rw.Mte into the miro of national dishonor? Not while thc dseds of '76  etill shine through the mists of years  in, unexampled splendo?. Not wnile  ithe memories of *<il yet live in the  hearts that thrilled with the stress of  that heroine struggle. Not while"���������  Joel Snively, editor of the Meiooglc  Monitor, laid down his pen with a.  Bigh.  Outside the dusty litl.i.e window the  green waters of the bay were sparkling in the sunshiue. A keen north  breeze was driving great huddling masses bf white-shoulOer'jd clouds over a  field of dazzling azure, and only a man  who* loved the'sport with the whole-  so.uled earnestness that filled his entire being could know how ehe fcshi  must be biting on such a morning!  ���������Oh. to be out on that gleaming ex-**  panse armed with rod and line, with  only the sun and clouds for company  and a thousand pounds or so of gamy  rertebrates playing about within reach  af his cunning hook;.  But aliso, it wao Friday morning*  Dn Saturday some two hundred impatient subscriuere would expect tne  weekly dish of personal, political and  Intellectual pabulum which his facile  pen. had long served to their, on that  lay, with more or less punctuality,  iccordrng to the sea.sou. His duty  clearly held him lo his post at such a  time, however, much his inclinations  night have led him elsewhere.  So, with another lingering glance* at  the scene without. Mr. Snively took  up his pen and resumei the stirring  ippeal which was to awaken r.Sty million patriots to action and incidentally  convince the Repuhli^ttas of ilelooglc  | that it was theTr duty to vote lor Joe  I GriJley for poundma^ter.  So eDgrossed did ll'.o editor become  ! in this plei'Sius ta*:k that he did not  hear a step upon the creaking stair  i. little later. If he had he would havo  known at once that it was a woman  ind a latly who was appvotichlus. tor  :ong and often painful eMiericnct ha."  mabled Mr. Snively to .letf-r.-ninc with  inerrlng accuracy what sort nf perscn  ,va������ climbing the somewhat perilous  iscent.to the editorial sactum almost  is soon as his foot touched the flrst  itep.  But for once the editor (fid not bear  ;he soft foo'.'all on ���������"tie stair, eo he  ras very much surorised and not a  ittle disconcerted when a fresh, sweet  roice, almost at his elbow, said "Good  Horning, Mr. Sr.fvely," and looking  ip he beheld his neighbor. Mrs. Tracy,  ier plump figure buttoned 'into the  .rimmest of blue sorge yachting suits,  ier smiling face shaded by a wide-  jrlmmefl hat and In her hand a fish  lole, pointed. bras--tlpped. elegant���������  .he very perfection of dainty U3elee3*  Cn1tlTntr.il Plnnto.  The different varltles ot wheat aro  jelleved by somo to havo had their origin In an unimportant forage sfrnss,  tnd a wild plant Hllll growing on English and French coasts has jrlvon us  :iie whlto and red cabbages, cauliflower and perhaps even the common tur-  llp. From the little explored bacteria  ind fungi may bft expected many uso-  ���������jjl product!.  Without waiting  for a response to  ier greeting Fhc briefly made known  ier errand.    Fhe was anxious  for a  lay's fishing ar.d had been told of an  Slyslan spot, whore the Mb. were so  (lentiful they were actually to be had  or the asking.     Unluckily,   however,  ier own   boat had  not come, so  she  tad ventured to ask if, ln case he was  rot using It, Mr. Snively would be no  ;ind as to lend her his yawl, it being  mposslble to hire one In the village.  Mr. Snively    was    dellehted.      Mrs.  Tracy  was a pretty widow of uncer-  aln age but no uncertain charm, wno  lad taken the cottage next to the 6d-  tor's own some   six months    before,  n the courne of a rather desultory ac-  luaintance the genial bachelor, whose  deas of the fair sex were those com-  non to his kind; had discovered that  ils fair neighbor was a cheery little  rody of sound political views and ez-  ellent literary  tastes (from  the  Unit  he had been a prompt and paying sub-  crlber to the Monitor), but    beyond  hat his Imagination had not   soared,  fow. however, behold the pretty wld-  w invested  with a wholly new Intor-  st.   She was fond of fishing!  Eagerly Mr. Snlvoly assured hlr* vial-  or of hla pleasure In putting his boat  t her disposal ano* gave hor cxhaus*  ivo directions as to the means of draining It.    A  delightful  half-hour cf  onverfiatlon  followed.    Aa though lt  7ere a magician's    wand tho    dainty  sh polo had placed the editor and his  ,'ucst at onco on    terms ot the    rnoiit  harming   Intimacy   and   tho   former  Itln't rememher ever to havs enjoyed  conversation bo   much ln   his life,  albeit the tain was *������*n������Uy of reuU  and rods and spoonhooks and other  instruments of slaughter.  All things, however, are bound to  >come to an end, especially In an editorial office, so it wasn't long before  Mrs. Tracy took her leave, escortei  down the stairway by her delighted  host ������������������-..���������  At the door they were met by a eplcy  breeze straight from the pine woods  across the bay,    Mr. Snively sighed.  "Where Is this wonlterful place yoi  are going to?" he asked.  "Ah, ���������'hat's a secret," sne replied  gayly. 'I promised I'd never, jieve**  tell."  "Oh, well, then I suppose it's i  crime to even guess." And onco more  the editor sighed as he glanced out at  the sparkling waters.  "But you've been so kind," exclaimed the widow, noting the sigh and immediately filled with compunction. '"It  seems ungracious of mc to keep it from  lyou who love so to fish." And then  as she saw him give another wistful  glance bayward she burst out impulsively: "Promise not to. betray me  aud I'll tell you���������It's Patchang Lake!"  'Patchang!" cried Mr. Snively in <uir-  p.'iae. "Why, I never heard of a lish  down there in my life."  "That's the charm of lt," she rejoined gleefully, "and the man who told  me about it (such a dear, dirty, old  fisherman he was) was fearfully atraid  some One else would find it out; sc  don't betray mc." And ehe hurried  away with a parting smile that made  the dusty pfice seem duller than  evsr when he got back to it and reluctantly commenced setting up iris  editorials, for Mr. Snively constituted  the whole working force o? the.Monitor.  And his task. too. seemed hardei  than ever,, after the interruption.  TTli.oughts of his pretty visitor kept  intruding themselves into tho midst o������  his most impassioned apeals to the  voters of Meloogic.  How blue here eyes were aud what  bewitching little ringj of hair the wind  had blown up under the big hat.  And then the fishing.  The editor of the Monitor shook his  head.    Could it be possible any tur.u  living could  have  a soul  so lost to  honor as to play a joke on a woman  who looked like that ? It seem***! impossible and  yet Mr.  Snively  was cs  sure*)there wasn't a fish within a mile  of Patchang as he    was    that    there  Hraent a free silver man in Molooiric.  Perhaps then Mrs. Track was sitting  In that yawl vainly waiting for Uie  bite he felt certain sho wouldn't get.  if,she sat there till the United Hrr.tes  got an honest government. And he  was actually staying at home and deliberately abandoning a friend to such  o. fate!  As this agonizirg thou-uht occurred  to Mr. Snively he dropped his type  and started for the door. But once  there 'he paused and slowly returned  tohis form, only to find it more and  more impossible to keep his mind on  his work.  At last he gave up tn aespah. ���������***  Taking a hasty stnvey of what Ic.'d  already accomplished ho found his col.  lumns tolerably full, with the exception of perhaps a single paragraph on  the local page. By hard ivork the following morning he might hope to set  up his pages and would trust to luck  Cor the missing paragraph.  Like all fishermen, Mr. Snively was  a firm believer in luck. He was hIfo  a mar. of action when he chose ana  within five minutes of this calculation  be had locked **jp tho odltoi-I.il department and was on his way to Patchang  Lake.  When he reached that nhallow sheet  of water a littlo lady In blue serge  f.at In' a boat In the centre thereof,  with an expression oi virtuous indignation on her sunburn*; features.  "What luck?" call-Jl the editor from  the shore.  "Luck!" cried ���������.he fair sportswoman,  iolefully. "There's not enough vater  !n this lake to catch cold in, much less  *t fish. All I've got for r,iy trouble is  i mighty poor opinion of flshermin In  g-eneral ani one dirty ou<* in partlca-  iar."  T"Come over here," stti'l .Snively. "I  know a pond not a .hoir.-iaiid miles  away whero the lish '..:ln like mrs-  quitocs. If you'll try it I think I can  -*alse your_op_*uion_ of As_h*-CnA?_n_Jj5l1������IJ*L  Cm a day older."  "I can't," confessed the widow,  blushing with anger and mortification.  'I'm stuck���������In the nnd."  One moment the man of letters ho-il-  taled on the bank and then, with nn  Inward prayer that ho might at leant  pe spared to K-H out that wonk's ptrpe**  ho waded boldly Into the expanse of  treacherous mud that rolled betweon  bim and beauty In distress.  Thc next morning the editor walked  Into Iho Monitor office clad In his  Sunday clothes. With hisacciifitoi/iod  methodical neatness he pulled off his  :oat, hung it behind lire door, nnd  carefully drew over his linen sleeves  i pair of black alpaca ones. Then ho  lighted his plpo and took his place at  the form.  There, Just as he had left It, was the  vacant space at the end of thc local  lolumn still yawning for the missing  paragraph.  Mr. Snively -regarded It for a few  minutes reflectively���������then he took up  Ms pen, a* a sr.iile gradually spread  .tself over his face until it,reached h!s  ������.ycB, ft still lingered there when a  little later he llnlrheii and paused to  jlancc over his work.  What he read was tMs:  "Thc editor of the Monitor, nt'.et  tnany years of bachelorhood, has had  *he good fortune to Incur thc risk and  .���������osponKlbllitles of matrimony. Ho  vas married thin mornlrg tn M:s. Gertrude Tracy of VImi cottage and asks  '.he congratulatrons arid ;;oO[l wishes ol  his Riihsoril-' "? In this the happiest  tour of his ill.:."���������V'lii'Ar Terr.nlo i.'*leld  !p. Chiengo Times luu'.tld.  OUR   ERRORS   IN SPEECH.  Wc; It la Our   Clrl������ Are   nilfjudzcd   at  Uso* of Slitnc ���������-,*-*  There ls no reason at all why any  girl, ln however humble a station in  life, should not try her very best to'  speak good English,   tleading the bast  literature and listening to well educated people are both great means of  helping  her,  especially  If  she  offers  both tho sincere flatery cf imitation.  Thero nre a   good    many    every-day  faults in  speaking, which one  hoars  often from the lips of people in different stations  of life.    They  are    the  weeds of speech, and the moment ono  Is  recognized  lt  should Ijp  promptly  pulled up by the roots and cast aside,  Tho curtailing and alteratios ot certain words is not pretty.   Say an "invitation," not tin "invite;" a "face,"  not a "phiz;" or, worse .still, a "mug;"  a "cousin," not a "coz;" and remember  to say "photograph," and not "photo."  That poor word "got" is often sadly-  used, or rather misused.   It is wrong  to say that A is "going to 'eetl married," she is "going to be married;"  and   you   can. axpress   your   meaning  quite as well by "I have a-brother" as  by "I have got a brother."   People who  spoalc good English avoid long words,  and prefer saying "buy" to "purchase,1*  "house"  to 'residence,"    "begin"    to  "commence.   Also they never speak of  "sherry wine" or    "carriage   drives,"  but "sherry" and a "drive."   They also  recollect to apply "ride" to Its proper  use.   "They "ride" a bicycle, a horse  or doskey, but they "drive" in a carriage, team, or omnibus, and "travel"  in a train.    There are some expressions which are not pretty or indicative of gentle breeding.   I dislike the  "word "vulgar" so very much  that I  must denote these expressions hy the  term "common."  "That fat is in the fire," an expressive ot a quarrel or scene, is much used  by uneducated people, who also speak  of "outings," and worse still, "airings."  Instead of saying, "I got that pattern  from,," they  say, "I had it off her,"  which sounds very bad indeed.   In alluding to servants, do not say. "the*  girl," or,  "Miss  A keeps two girls,"  but use the word 'maid," or servants.1*  It is better to say, "I had to stay indoors,"  and, "stay   at  home,"  rather  than "-stop   at   home."     The   words  "stylish"   and   "genteel,"   ave   equally  objectionable   words.     "Father"   and  "Mother" are far preferable to "papa"  and  "mamma."  and  the latter  words  sound very foolish in the mouths ol  those who have passed childhood.   In  spsaklng of your parents to acquaintances say "my mother," "my father,"  not omitting lhe possessive pronoun*.  When anyone is speaking lo you, do  not jog them by saying "yes, yes" constantly;   it is not  polite.    Let them  take'their own time Cor saying what  they want to say.     As tor slang, a  little bit of it is perhaps permissible'  nowadays from girls who  in  formeu  years would  have been greatly condemned for using any.   However, it is  well to use a little discrimination for  a great deal of slang used by school  boys, men, or others, is very unsuitable to a girl,    A peculiar expression  used by some people should be avoided, and that is "out."    Some persons  when they are goin away for a holiday, or to leave the place they are in,  say they arc going "out."   If they said  they were "going out of town" it was  quite correct:   but "out"  by  itself is  ugly and incorrect.   To hear a person  say they "enjoy bad health" is absurd  and foolish on the face ot the matter.  You may say. "I dined," or "lunched",  or  "breakfasted,"  but   never  "toad;"  you must say, "had tea."   The habit  which obtains among some people of  nipping off the "g's" is extremely ugly  To hear of "travelin*," "slttin'," goin',"  etc.,'grates on one's ear, as all incorrect speech does, or ought to do.   Rus-  kin says:   "A well  educated    gentleman"���������and it applies equally to a woman���������"may not know many languages  ���������may -not be able to speali any butj  hla own.   But wbatever languages he  knows, he knows precisely  whatever  ���������words ho pronounces he pronounces  rightly.    Above all, he is learned ln  the peerage of words, knows the words  of true decent and ancient blood at a  glance from words of modern canaille."  "Provincial dialect, he also remarks,  "is not-vulgar, -but-Cockney__dial_e_ct is  so in a deep degree, because it is the  corruption of a finer language continually heard."    With care and attention a great deal may bo .done,   and  good anunciation 'be attained, as welll  as a selection of words In  speaking,  whicli will show a knowledge of English "As she should be spoken."  HISTORICAL LOVE   STORY  MADAME ROLAND'S LOVE  A Literary Romance.  The Mme of Mme. Roland is one ol  the most famous in French history  Her learning, her cleverness and hei  power in political circles are well  known. Her love story has been less  often told.  As a child in Paris, 150 years ago.  Manon Phlippon was the constant  companion of her father in his leisure hours. At other times she assisted her mother in thc household. When  alone sho read constantly.  Then she wns seut away to a convent school. Iir five years she returned Jearned, accomplished and beautiful.'  Many lovers sought her, but she  eared for none of them. liar parents  were glad, for they wished to keep her  with them.  Then camo a jeweler of great  wealth. Her father was pleased and  urjted Manon to accept hint.  But the girl refused.  "He does not know enough." sh������  said; "I can only be happy with my  equal."  The father was angry. He thought  her wilful.  The next suitor was a young physician.  "Now," said her mother, "Manon  will be satisfied. Dr. Dupont has a  profession."  "He knows nothing but his profession," exclaimed Manon disdainfully.  "A thousand things 1 have read he has  never even heard of."  In vain her father stormed and  raged. Even the tender, sad pleadings  of her mother could not move her.  "I am an invalid." said the mother,  whose health had failed. "I would  like to sec you settled in a home ol  your own, with a husband to care foi  you."  'I could not he happy. I do not  love him," returned the daughter. "I  would gladly do as you wish if I  could."  Mme. Phlippon said no more. She  had married a man she did not love  at the command of her parents, and  was not happy.  Shortly after this Manon's mother  died.    It  was  a  terrible  blow  to the  girl, who loved her dearly.    So great  was the daughter's grief that she became ill and her life was despaired of.  When she recovered she found comfort in her books once moro.  Then she met M. Roland.  He had long wished to    know her.  He had seen and admired her portrait  >  . ���������***-.&"*������������������"-������������������  ��������� *-*''     Verill's   New Open**.     _. .  Verdi has now gcr.e back to Milan,  where he Is keeping a paternal eye on  tho house of retreat for old musicians  which he is founding there and which  is now rapidly approaching completion. At the same time he ls working,  says "M. A. P.," on a new op'era.  For several months past he has  kept this a dead secret, and even his  most Intimate friends knew nothing  whatever about hip, project. But  ���������ovcntually they.began to make discreet Inquiries as to the reason why!  the tmaestro shut himself up so many  Ihours dally in his study, and it was  thus that they learned at last that he  was writing an opera.  1 But even now "Verdi is very reserr-  c'd upon this subject. All that Is really definitely known ls that tbe hero-  of the work is Nero and that a few of  the passages, which have been played  over to his intimate circle, are of exquisite beauty. Before giving the opera to the world Verdi will take the  advice of his friends, for he is afraid'  that (to use his own words) "this  chlid of my old ago may come into  lhe world weak, sickly and ill formed."  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant  Socp Powder duEted in t1" bath, softens  the water and  disinfucts. -^8  She, too, was charmed with him.  He was tall, slender and well-formed. His broad brow expressed intellect. His voice was strong but sweet.  His usual expression was sad, but ut  times his face lighted up with bright,  winning smiles.  Above all, Manon found him in sympathy with her tastes and ideas. He  had read and studied much, and they  were interested in the same things.  They talked of poetry, of -philosophy, of history. They discussed the  lives of noted men and women and  the political affairs of different countries.   .  As yet they thought only of being  friends. ���������**���������  Then M. Roland traveled. He went  lo Italy, Switzerland, Sicily and Malta.  From every land he wrote Manon long  letters describing his travels.  For several years they corresponded.  Then they met.  - Manon was more beautiful than before. They were happy in each other's society.   "Mjtnon," whispered^ M. Roland, "let  us be "always happy a"s_we"*are_nowr*-  Why should we ever part?"  "If my father will consent," replied  Manon.  But the father would not consent.  He was still angry because Manon  had refused thc man he hnd approved.  Now ho would not allow her to marry  the one she loved. -  -���������  "It. I cannot marry M. Roland, I will  accept ho one else," said Manon firmly.   "I will enter a convent.    If need  be I will become the bride of Heaven."  Neither father nor daughter would  yield.   M. Roland was forced to leave.  Manon went into the convent where  years before she had attended school.  She did not spend her time in weeping  and   sighing.    Instead,   she  used  her every moment, in adding'to her  store of knowledge.  Nor was she resentful against hei  father. Each week she visited him,  mended his linen antl saw that everything was done for his comfort.  Six months passed. Then.M. Roland  appeared at the convent. He was, pale  and sad.  "Manon," h������ entreated, "I cannot  live without you."  "But my father," said Manon, hesitatingly.  - "Perhaps now he will relent. May I  not again ask him?" pleaded the lover.  They went to the father. He was  touched by their devotion. He consented.  So Manon Phlippon became Mme.  Roland.  Her noble, heroic, p-nltcd rli^ructer  called forth tlte admiration of Europe,  and still is remembered. And always,  too, is remembered the depth of her  love for the husband to whom she  gave her whole heart and lifo.���������Lydia  Kingsmlll Commander, in New York  Evening Journal. JQ- ���������.  &  n  A Very Impolite Dog.  A man ia New York State, -writes a  eorrespondent, ia the owner of a small  nut pure-blooded Skye terrier, named  Bex, whoso intelligence is remarkable.  Borne of Rex'a bright performances certainly are the result of reasoning power,  triHch used to be regarded as the gift of  bhe human family only.  Rex sleeps at the foot of his master's  if bed, upon a soft rug of his own.   He is  I y t dog of good habits, better behaved than  many children, in fact; but, like a, child,  he insists upon his rights: his own spot  before tho fire, his own corner of the  sofa., his own bed and, what is most interesting, his own bedtime.  Often in the evening when visitors remain beyond ten o'clock, Rex enters the  parlor, walks anxiously about, and lies  Jown in the very midst of the circle with  fc wearied air that cannot be mistaken.  1^ U the visitors still remain, he will rise  ft*. tud yawn, then mildly whine, and with  rapidly wagging tail seek his master's  lide and look expectantly up into his  face, as if to say, "Why "don't they go,  IO that we may retire?"  If all these tactics fail, he will drop  his ears and tail and walk to the door,  lometimes giving a sharp, cross bark, his  ("������������������hole manner indicating deep disapproval of such late hours.  Twice in his lifo he has done more than  to hint at his wishes on occasions of this  kind.  One wet evening a stranger, who was  , .sailing upon Rex's mistress, left his rubbers near the hall door. With the privilege of an old friend*, hia call was extended beyond the hour for Rex's retirement.  As usual, the dog' displayed his sleepiness and evident opinion that tlio gentleman was outstaying his welcome, but no  notice was taken of him until, with an  air of desperation, he marched into the  parlor with one of the callcr'3 rubbers,  laid it nt his feet, and then quickly returned with the other, which he placed  , beside it. Then, with a triumphant gleam  in his eyes, he backed off and stood looking at the stranger as if to say, "There!  Do you understand that hint?"  His second exploit was even more remarkable.' On this occasion a half-dozen  people had been playing \yhi3t with his  master and mistress. When the .game  was over, between ten and eleven o'clock,  they still stcod or sat about tho room,  engaged in conversation.  Rex was tired, and thoroughly out of  humor. No ono seemed to give athottght  to him, and nothing that he could do  attracted any attention. There were too"  many visitors to urge them all to do-  part hy producing their overshoes, even  ������f they wore them, but a brilliant idea  canto to him. He dashed upstairs to the  ���������deejjing-rooms, seized his master's nightgown, which lay ready for use upon the  bed, and, dragging it behind him, spread  it nt^hia master's feet in the parlor be-  }ovr, in full view of the assembled guests,  lliis stratagem wa3 a brilliant success,  for, amid shouts of laughter and the consternation of the master, the callers said  good-night.  .. .  Antipathies of Great Men. '  It is a natural human trait to desire  kinship with great minds, and partly  for this reason the world loves to hear  of the little weaknesses, inconsistencies,  and illogical prejudices of its intellectual  giants. .The following, then, a carefully  compiled and, so far as the writer knows,  absolutely authentic list of the antipathies of certain past-masters, may prove  of general interest, thinks "Punch":  Shakespeare, it seems, disliked a forced  abstention from victuals.  ���������Lord Chesterfield hated to have the  ahair upon which he was just sitting  down withdrawn from under him.  The Iron Duke .(and it may be remarked in passing that Lord Roberts of  t>ur own day has a- similar aversion)  would grow quite uneasy if shut up in  the same room with a mad dog.  Dr. Abornethy, a man proverbially intolerant of mere fads and crotchets, had  vet a strong personal objection to sleeping in damp sheets.  iSchiller would never, if he could avoid  It, write with a broken ni'b.  Carlyle never liked being alluded to as  a. "blithering idiot."  Seats would go out of hi3 way to  avoid a lunatic with a knife.  Faraday, _ the great ohemist, disliked  /he sensation of nitric acid on his  bands.  Macready had a great disrelish for  either the    flavor or    perfume of bad  *-gg������*  Mendelssohn did not like the sound of  J, finger-nail being drawn across a. slate.  A thumb-nail caused him similar disquiet.   Disraeli would  walk  about  or  stand  rather than sit upon a freshly-painted  oenoh.  . Dr. Johnson hated to have anyone run  ���������md butt itrm in the waistcoat.  Sir Walter Raleigh had a marked db-  Sion to prison life; and Lord Bur-  h, nis great contemporary, never liked  *o slip off a curbstone with hia tongue  ftetween his teeth. .  late-retted Motives.  Tbe fliwt mdasionariea who landed In  New Guinea had many difficulties to contend with, of which the most persistent  maa the suspicion of the natives.  The Rev. Jamea Chalmers, who was  there twenty years ago, says tiie pre-  railing theory was 'that the missianiuries  pad been compelled to leave their own  land on account of hunger. This was  iho oonvereatton th&t-book place shortly  liter his landing:  , "What ia the name of your country t"  "Beritani," which da the native corruption ot Great Britain.  ���������Is it a large land?"  "Tes."  "What is your chief?" ���������    j  "A woman named Victoria,-*'  * "Whatl   A woman?"  "Yes, and ahe has great power.1"  "Why did you leave your eoiuiitijrT"  "To teach you, and to tell you of this  frcat Spirit who loves us all."  "Have you cocoanuts in your ooun-  ;ry?"  "No." .    * ;  "Have you yams?"  "No."  "Have you sago?"  "No."  "Have you sweet pobnltoesl"  "No."  "Have you breadfruit?"  "No."  "Havo yoit plenty of hoop-iran and  iomahawks?"  "Yes, a grcarfc ji.binidanco."  "We irnderstoml .row why you liave  rome. You iiav ..ouliing to enufc in Beri-  Jani, but have pii'iity of loinahirjwks nnd  roop-irorr wilh which you can buy food."  r~~~r���������*~'*'������~-  Curious Bits of News.  Professor Curie of Paris, wiio, aided  i>y his wife, discovered and extracted  from pitch-blende the strange substance  :alled radiuru, recently remarked that  ho would rrot venture into a room containing orre kilogram of radium be-  :ause it would probably destroy iris eyesight, burn oil' his skin, und even kill  liim. Radium gives oil more abundantly  than any other . known substance tho  mysterious emanations named Becquerel  rays, which ure supposed to consist of  almost infinitely ininuto particles. Thoy  are driven oil with a velocity as high as  100,000 miles per sccorrd, and cause  serious inflammation*, upon the hands of  persona working with tho substance.  They also give rise to luminous effects.  In consequence of the construction of  Iho great Assouan dam on the Nile, (100  miles above Cairo, the famous temples  an the Island of l'hilao are partially submerged when the reservoir is full of  water. Hut the civilized world would  not willingly see these magnificent relics  of antiquity destroyed, and accordingly  an elaborate system of underpinning the  buildings was adopted. Some of the  colonnades and temples were found to  be resting on fractured stone beams,  broken by subsidence of tlie soil. Heavy  steel girders, enclosed with rubble  masonry and mortar, which protect  them from corrosion, wore placed under  the broken foundations.* nd the masonry  waa carried down to bed rock beneath.  The work was done in the face of considerable danger, but without accident.  The project of climbing the loftiest  mountain on thc earth, Mount Everest, in  the Himalayas, whose tremendous head  rises, according to trigonometrical .measurements, 29,002 feet above sea-level, has  now reached a stage immediately antecedent to the actual attempt. A party,  led by Mr. Eckenstein, an experienced  climber, has set out for tho foot of the  (jreat peak. Several celebrated mountain-climbers have expressed the opinion  that the feat is feasible, but only by  the method of gradual ascent, whereby  the adventurers may become inured to  the effects of a rare atmosphere.  Months, and even years, may be spent  in ascending to higher and higher levels,  a long pause being made after every  considerable advance. The highest  ascent now on record is that of Aconcagua, in the Andes, tlte elevation of  which is 23.0S0 feet, 5,022 feet, or more  than a mile, less than the height of  Everest.  Recent pres3 despatches announce the  discovery by a professor in Prague of a  lamp lighted by means of bacteria. Of  thia report "Tho .Lancet" (London) remarks: "We suppose that the discovery  amounts to an improved method of feeding photogenic bacteria, the existence of  which has been known for some years.  . . . The experiment is quite simple  and easily succeeds. All that is necessary is to plane the flesh of fresh haddocks or herring in a two or three' por  cent, solution of common salt, keeping  the mixture at a temperature of aboirt  7 degrees C. above freezing point. After  a few days it will be found that not  merely the flesh "of the fish but also the  whole of the liquid in which it is immersed gives off' a pale greenish light,  which becomes much more brilliant if a  little sugar is added. ; . * . Doubtless  by paying attention to the needs_ of  these specific bacteria���������by employing,  for example, highly stimulating food���������t  more intense light than was hitherto the  case has been obtained. It is even suggested that the bacteria light might  afford a safety-lamp for the miner."  Probably few persons who go up or  down Broadway or any other important  thoroughfare of New York city have  ever stopped to ask why the hands ou  the faces of nearly all the big wooden  clocks that swing as signs over jewelry  stores indicate that it is eighteen  minutes past eight o'clock. These clock  hands indicate; according to the New  York "Tribune," the exact time in the  evening when Lincoln, nccompanied by  his wife, left the White House on April  14, 1805, to go to Ford's Theater, Washington, where John Wilkes Booth, the  actor, shot him. The man who first  originated this wooden clock sign idea  Irad a workshop in a downtown street in  1805, and shortly after the assassination  ire conceived the idea of painting the  hands on all hia signs to point out this  special time. His successors in the  business continued the practice, as -lid  other men. There is probably not a  great street in New York city to-day  that has not one or more of these reminders.  Tobogg-aningi Into a Bear.  A member of the Wellman polar expedition of 1808-P, Paul Bj( rvig, is described by Mr. Walter Weiiman, in "A  Tragedy of the Far North," as a man of  superior courage, of unexampled fortitude and of inspiring character. If fclrero  was a bit of dangerous work to do, he  was sure to be the first to plunge in. He  sang and laughed at his work. If ho  went down into a "povridge," half ice  and half salt water, and was pulled out  by hia hair, hc came up with a joke  about the ico cream freezer.  One day three men were out bcar-hunt-  Ing on an island. Two of them had  rifles, the other had none. The last was  Bjoervig. They found a bear, wounded  him, and chased him to the top of a  glacier. There bruin stood at bay. Ono  of tiro huntcra went to the left, another  to the right. Bjoervig laboriously mounted the ice-pile to scare the beast down  where the others might get a shot. But  one of the hunters became impatient, and  started to climb up also. On the way  ho lost hia footing, fell, and slid forty or  fifty feet into a pocket of soft snow.  At that moment, unfortunately, Bjoervig frightened the bear. Leaving the  summit of the ice-heap, the beast slipped  ind slid straight toward the helpless  man, who was floundering up to his armpits below. Apparently the man's life  was not worth a half-kroner. In a few  seconds the bear would be upon him, and  would tear him to pieces. The brute was  wounded, furious, desperate.  Bjoervig saw what he had to do. He  did not hesitate. He followed the bear.  From his perch at the summit he threw  himself down the precipitous slope. He  rolled, fell, slipped straight down toward  the big white bear. He had no weapon  but an oaken skee-staff, a mere cane;  nevertheless he made straight for the  bear.  Down tlie hillock slope he came, -bumping and leaping, and yelling at the top of  his voice. His cries, the commotion  which he raised, the vision the bear saw  of a man flying down at him, frightened  the 'beast half out* of his wits; diverted  his attention from the imperiled hunter  to the bold pursuer.  This ivas what Bjoervig was working  for. _ The bear, dug his -mighty claws into  the iee and stopped and looked at Bjoervig, but Bjoervig could not stopl The  slope was too steep, his momentum too  great. He dug his hands into the crust  of the snow; he tried to thrust his skee-  staff deep into the surface. It wns in  vain. Now he was almost upon the bear;  the beast crouched to spring at him. Another second and it would all be over.  Crack! the rifle spoke. The man down  below had had time to recover his equilibrium. Another shot'and the battle was  over. Bjoervig and the bear rolle'd down  together.  . "You saved my life," said tho mar.  with the gun, when Bjoervig had picked  himself up.  "No, no," responded Bjoervig, whipping  the snow out of liis hair, "you saved  mine."  The Domestic Shah.  i  Spoiled the Scene.  Romeo De Ranter waa crossing a  bridge when his attention waa attracted  |r the shrieking of someone in the  murky depths below him. It heing quite  dark, he could not seo Uhe person who was  evidently in danger; but, guided by the  calla for help, he rushed to the side of  the bridge, poised for a moment on the  railing, and leaped into the river, shouting:  "Keep up your courage, gir-rl! I will  save yuhi* ...  Once in the water, he swam with  steady strokes to her aide and seized her  in hia strong clasp. There was but little  current, and he celled: -  "Tell tie stage-hands to shake her up  % little! This scene will go bad from the  front."  But the water remained calm, and he  slowly dragjed the drippiug form of the  young woman to land. With strenuous  efforts he lifted her to the shore and  clambered after her.  "That eaicium mam is rotten!" he  growled. "I should have iiad the spotlight froim bhe time I jumped."  Even when the people who bad witnessed his feat rushed up to congratulate  him on hia bravery he would not listen  to them, but strode off, muttering:  "And they didn't have nay one back of  tbe act to throw up a bucket of water to  make a good splash. Misaraibla stage-  rrauiageiMaiit! what is the Arrunnter com-  Ing'to, anyhow?"���������"Judge."  ��������� ���������  "What ales thc porter?" "His young  daughter wines all tho time, and he is  ffoittg homo to liquor."���������Princetou  ���������-Tiger."  Waggish Bounder.���������I'vo just spent a  week at Lord and Lady Blank's place.  His Friend.���������You ha'e? Why, which of  thorn, invited you? "Neither. Fact is, I  knew tliat Lord and Lady B. were not on  npeaking terms just now, so I went and  stayed. Fnch thinks, the other invited  mo."  "Don't you think that there aire many  men who want to be fussed over and require just aa much waiting upon as the  most spoiled and helpless of women?"  usks a correspondent, and then pro-,  ceda to answer: "The majority, I  dare, say, arc not guilty of this  weakness, but there are "heaps of  men-noodles who want their womenkind  to 'cosset' them as if tliey wero babies or  invalids. Tliey must be cockered up  with every kind of indulgence; they have  all the airs and the unbridled tempers  and extravagances of a Shah-in-Shah,  and the more generously and patiently  their whims and fancies are borne with,  the more exacting and domineering do  they become, the more difficult to please,  the more outrageous in their demands,  and the more impossible and hopeless to  get on with happily and comfortably.  "When a domestic tyrant of this type  returns to his domicile everything must  be at a standstill until he has signified  his lordly pleasure as to whether the different members of the family may continue their occupations or not, and no  matter what they are doing, or have  done, you may be pretty certain that it  is not right in his eyes! If he has mislaid a book or a newspaper nobody in thc  place is allowed to have any peace until  it is found.  "Aa for his pipe or tobacco-pouch, why  nothing short of a domestic revolution  occurs if treasures of this sort happen to  be banished temporarily from his view.  They arc so dear to him, so indispensable  to his happiness, so absolutely neco-J&uy  to his existence, that he cannot- cven-beai-  them out of his sigh*, and unless he car*  lay his hand on them at once, the mildest mannered of men is capable of transforming himself into a Nero at any moment. Don't we all.know the Boanerges-  like roar, "Where's my pipe? Has anyone seen my pipe!' or the testy remark,  'Most extraordinary tiring how everything gefca interfered with here. I can't  even put my pipe down a minute or two  but somebody hides it or takes it away!  Studies in Natural History.  The Boy.  This untamable little creature, which  Is well called "The Terror of tho Neighborhood," is perhaps the most feared and  dreaded of all animal*;, and the one that  causes the most aggravation.  Most peopie have Uie samo instinctive  desire to throttle a boy at sight, and on  general principles, that they have to kill  a snake. Unfortunately, the law prevents this; and as it has been found inexpedient to keep it confined like a lion  or a jackal in a steel cage, out of harm's  way, human beings have been unable to  protect themselves against a creature so  bloodthirsty that it finds its chief delight in torturing its victims.  Thia causes everyone to view the advent of a Boy in a community witb  alarm, while the presence of two or  three depreciates the value of property  and makes nervous people flee from the  vicinity.  Although naturalists have devoted  much time to the study of this subject,  they have never 'been able to definitely  classify the Boy, owing to his partaking  of the obnoxious traits of all the other  animals. Physically, it is all Stomach  and Yell, with a rudimentary heart and  no soul.  Notwithstanding all this, however, the  Boy ia greatly_ esteemed as a household  pet, and is quite generally kept in that  capacity. Indeed, few families are satisfied and happy without one, although  after having received* one they never  know another minute'3 peace and quiet  as long as they have it about the house.  This is the most startling fact in all  natural history, as, having observed their  friends' boys, one would think that no  money could induce a person to undertake to raise a creature that was so  much trouble.  In looks the Boy presents a curious  anomaly, as it changes at different ages.  When it is quite young, and at the time,  it may be observed, that most people select it, it is soft and beautiful, with nn  angelic expression that appeals strongly  to female owners and causes them to  rave over it.  '. A little later it gets stringy and long-  legged, with pale green ������ freckles and  warts, and generally uncouth and unprepossessing appearance; Fortunately,  ���������however, 'by this time its owners have  become attached to it; otherwise it  would be cast out to perish.  The habits of the Boy afford a most  instructive study. It eats steadily from  the time it gets up until it goes to bed,  and devours the most indigestible substances with perfect impunity. Green  apples, liquorice, hunks' of bread and  meat, doughnuts and whole pots of jam  disappear down its throat without raising the slightest commotion in its stomach. When it is not opening its mouth  to poke food down, it is opening it to  emit a series of hideous sounds, so practically a Boy's mouth is never shut.  These sounds are unintelligible to human  beings, 'hut are apparently understood  by its mates.  Naturalists also call attention to the  fact that a Boy is the only animal that  spends its time in play; arrd it 'hasbeen  further observed that it soon wearies of  any sport that does not hurt someone  else. Another curious thing is that although a Boy can play all day, he becomes ill and weary the nunute work is  suggested to him or he starts to school.  Thia is probably constitutional.  Occasionally a boy has been broken in  to do a few household tasks, but it requires so much energy and trouble to  make it do any useful work that few  people fcave the physical strength to attempt it.     .  'Boys are also femiphobes, and frequently bite and kick when a pretty girl  desires to kiss them and stroke their  hair. In time, however, they can be  broken of this bad habit, antl taught to  endure female caresses with much equanimity.  The chief characteristic of a Boy is  hi3 aversion to* soap and water. In this  it is like the. cat, and it is witli difficulty  driven near the bath tub. It also balks  at 'being dressed up and shown off before  company. Now and then, it is true, you  find one who will consent to be adorned  in Fauntleroy collars, and who will get  out on the floor and do its little tricks  without the whip, but these are never  pure-blooded Boys. They are mongrels  ���������with a strong strain of Sissy in them.  A curious tiring in this connection is  that everyone who owns a Boy believes  that he is a wonder and will be a future  winner in the show. He also bitterly  resents the insinuation that hia Boy possesses the same characteristics of other  ���������boys, or would be guilty of such a tiring  as breaking windows or ringing old  maids' door bells.  Most people, aa has been said, like to  keep-a-Boy- them selves,- but -all,-wilhoui  exception, object to their neighbor's, and  those who have none get even by prophesying evil things of the Boy acrosa  Hie street. Sometimes, however, the  creature turns out well, and then wo all  brag that ire knew it when it was a  Boy.  His Complaint  . I am m baby, eleven months old, and  Ten to one he has covered it over him* /   Wrly worn out already.   Please let mo  r* *n.l *���������������    t.r. i-X*-,     hip    -n.^**u.*f-.**--il-n v*.&H^������w*������lj-hf*LA������^.^^.^X ��������� * **.'  self with his newspaper, and, after creating a great hubbub and commotion,* it is  -bund just where he laid it himself."  Child Saoiy.  One hundred children were handed  sach a hot iron.  Thirty-three boys and eighteen girls  said "Oueh!" Twenty-fivo girls and ten  boys said "Ooch!"  Of the girls who said "Ouch 1" seven  aad pug-noses and one toed in.  Thirteen boys bora of foreign parents  said "Ooch!"  The conclusions to be drawn from this  uteresting experiment will be embodied  ���������n a book and published in the Practical  Science Series.  Literary Progress in England.  An association of young ladies for thc  itudy of Tennyson's works lias been re-  >ently formed in a rural dwtrict, under  :he presidency of the local curate, who,  having in a communication vrith a newly-  inKsted member advised the young lady  to bring hor "Longfellow" with her to  :he meetings, was astonished and dU-  tnayed to receive a reply from the lady's  Bother to the effect Wrat she could not  illow her daughter to join a society of  ivhieh "fellows," either long or short,  jvere allowed to be me-nhun, and that  ihe was surprised tliat a clergyman  ihould countenance "such goings-on."���������  English exchange.  alone I  I am not a prodigy, except to tha extent that, not having anything to aay,  1 don't talk. Two big persons olaim to  be my parents���������why can't they let it go  at that? I have never dooied the charge.  I haven't much data to go hy, but I don't  think I am either a magician, a, learned  pig, or a virtuoso. I don't hanker for  applause; so, it will be an appreciated  favor if you won't put* me through any  parlor tricks.  If I have my wealthy old Undo Sua'a  nose, congratulate Uncle Kara, but don't  blame me. I may be a kleptamaaiac, fpr,  all I know, but I can't help it.  Don't rattle rattles at me���������thoy. rat tie  tne. Don't goo-goo and ootsio-kootsic at  ne. I can^ understand it any better  than tlie English language.  The pain 1 havo is not in my stomach,  but in my neck. I don't want to be entertained sr mystified or medicated or  applauded. And, if you don't want mo  to grow up to he a hypo/ch*ndriae, a  itamp-ooUeotor, on awful example, a  pine-pone eothusiaat, a mjaannhr-sp-r**, you  just tome mel���������"Smart Set."  t -  Dedude.���������That man called me a liar,  a cad, a scoundrel, and a puppy. Would  you advise mo to fight for thatt 014  Sent.���������By all means. There's nothing  no-blor in this world, young man, than  fighting for the truth.  Two old women, "Mother" Baker  Eddy and Mark Twain, slang-whanging  each other in the papers, do not present  nn edifying spectacle.���������-"Town Topics."  The Models of Paris,^  "Where there ar". painters there nrri-si  be models, and in 'aris, where the artistic population is the largest and must  cosmopolitan in th * world, the models, if  they could he .brought together in one  company, would make a little world of  small comedies nnd large tragedies,"  writes Virginia lllruichard in the "Knglish  Illustrated Magazine."  "As a rule, they kirow one another  f>nly as other peoplo do, according to  their common successes and cc:r*,mon failures. The better class women of the profession���������that is, those whose gifts havo  earned for them the honor of posinpf for  great painters���������always say in reply to  enquiries, 'Oh, I don't know airy models!'  In a tone which says, 'My dear sir.  though my beauty is such I cannot escape the importunities of painters, m:d I  have^ consented tu make the world the  happier for my. having been created, still,  you must nftt 'mako the mistake of .supposing me to be an*"brdinary model.' Her  ease is an exceptional o:;e. I have  known a great lirc.uy exceptional cases;  in fact, there is quite a colony of thorn.  "Before the mists arc scattered along  Rue Duperre hy a tardy sun rising above  the white towers of Sacre Coeur. on the  heights of Montmarlre, when the goatherd, in liis blue smock and sabots, has  driven his flock before the wild music of  his pipe along Rue des Martyrs beyond  Montmartre, into suburban Paris, there  Is a, gathering of tho* brotherhood of  models around the fountain of Place Pig-  alle. They gather there every Monday  morning of the year. It is an old custom of the quarter, the origin of which  is forgotten in tire melee of traditions.  "It is a strange group of humanity,  these models, in their varied and eccen-  trio costumes. Velveteens, long cloaks  ���������(which drape the figure with a certain  picturesque grace), wide soft hats, and  long hair seem to be the accepted mode,  as well as the peasant's costume of Italy,  which the women sometimes wear. The  men who possess costumes* usually carry  them in a bag of bright stuff un*dcr their  long cloaks.   -  "The commandirrg Raphael,' whose  name, no doubt, wu3 chosen after hia  choice of profession, occupies the central  position, partly by reason of his great  height and also because ha is a bulwark  around which the weaker members cling*  He is to a limited extent a born tragedian. His natm-al pose is one of uncompromising fierceness, lie, the mildest-  hearted of old poseurs, would make a  splendid model for a bandit, with his  fierce brows, long wild looks and beard.  "A little pathetic, faded, grimy figure  by liis side is 'grand mere,' as they call  her, an old, gray-haired woman, still hugging the illusions of her youth, and wailing in tihe tawdry splendor of her national costume for the painters who  used "to celebrate her, and who have long  since passed by for the last time. The  kindly Raphael taps his brow significantly, and murmurs 'Bile est follel'  "And that little rogue Jean Dagnano  of the glorious melancholy eyes! It is  not often tliat Jean joins the group at  tlte Place, for he is a much-requested  model, and his engagements are made  ahead, but sometimes he comes looking  like a little old man in his long trousers,  much too big for him, and great hat  which reposes comically over his ears.  But even in those absurd clothes he has  a certain charm���������the union of the ludicrous witli the beautiful.  "Tlie young Madonna but recently  como from the vineyards of Italy, her  brown cheeks still warm with Southern  sunshine, has learned the value of a  sweetly maternal expression, and is always provided with an enfant of the  proper age, even when she must rent it!  "The painter descends from his heights  at an early hour, and proceeds slowly to  the Place. He appears in the distance!  The curtain has risen, the play has begun!  "Raphael, with a step forward, tosses  his head and knits his shaggy browa into  their fiercest expression; the elder Dagnano turns his martyred eyes heavenward; the Madonna rests hers tenderly  on the infant for whom she is paying a  franc a day; the short man with thc  bushy hair, whose figure shed of its  strange garments is a model of athletic  power, turns his back (which is his good  point) and demands a light of his gay  friend! If it is all acting it is not bad  art. Each performer 'lias perfected his  role in this one-act pantomime of the  streets until it rivals the performances of  the Odeonl The happy model who walks  away in the footsteps of the vclvetceucd,  long-haired painter of tlie quarter is as  real in his part as is his patron. And,  after all, it ia such a pleasing, pretty  parti Who would essay to separate the  real from the make-believe; the sentiment from the color of it; the passion  from_the.show_ of.it,.in.delightful Paris?���������  "It is all art; and if in the pursuit of  the beautiful they forget the truth, if  the original idea is lost in tlie thousand  seductive bypaths of art, still we have,  once or twice in a century, a Millet or a  Rodin to sound a recall to the stern  Mother."  Anecdotal.  Iterence V. Powderly, formerly Com-  ���������aissioner-General of Immigration, met  Senator Penroso of Pennsylvania just  outside the White House the other morning. "How's your gout getting along." a  >ystander asked Mr. Powderly. "I'm  troubled with an old injury to my knee,  but I suppose you might ns well call it  fcout as anything," he replied. "Up my  way," remarked Senator Penrose, "they  call it 'whiskey on the hoof.'"  "Uncle Joe" Cannon sometimes gets  mixed in his metaphor when addressing  the United States House of Representatives. While arguing against a bill in fa-  por of a railroad, he once began ia  preaeber-like tones as follows: "The railroads 'have been before the Senate on  tlheir knees praying and praying and  praying;" then, suddenly changing hia  tone, ho concluded; "and, gentlemen, it ij  time to call their hand."  When a shot was fired in the wings of  the Tivoli Opera House during the third  aot of "Oanncn" 011 Zelie de Lussan's opening night, a disappointed spectator  who considered Tennery's Don Jose  about "the limit" remarked, with a sigh  of relief, "Thank God." Those about him,  who shared his feelings, snickered sympathetically. But their smiles were  turned to peals of laughter when Don  Jose presently bobbed up serenely, and  the talkative wag exclaimed tragically,  "Ye gods, her aim was bad!" She missed  him!"  An Englishman used io meet the great  philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer, every  morning -walking with his ugly poodle  along the promenade in Frankfort-on-  the-Main. Schopenhauer's eccentric appearance, deeply immersed in thought,  excited the Englishman's curiosity to  such an extent that one day he could  contain himself no longer, and walkina  up to the philosopher, addressed him abruptly U1U3: "Tell me, sir, who, in the  name of fate, are you?" "Ah!" Schopenhauer, replied, "I only wish I knew that  myself."  The Rev. Washington Gladden, after ������  lecture at Harvard, discussed with a  number of students the Christian religion. The students, as is sometimes thc  way with young men, 'manifested a lack  of failih. They were not ashamed of_thii  lack, either. They seemed, on the contrary, to be proud of it. "I," said a lad  of eighteen years, a freshman, "I am an  ignostie." He spoke pompously, his hands  in hia pockets. He regarded narrowly  the effect on Mr. Gladden of his bold  words. "You are au agnostic?" said the  clergyman. -"I am an agnostic." "What  is an agnostio?" Mr. Gladden asked. "Tell  me, won't you, just what meaning you  attribute to that word?" The lad swaggered about tlie room. He still kept hu  hands in 'his pockets. "An agnostic," he  said, frowning, "why, an agnostic is���������ah  ���������a fellow���������a fellow who isn't sure ol  anything." "How does it happen, then,"  asked the dergyman, "ehat you're surt  you're an agnostic?"  BIG HEARTED ACTOR.  An  .'.   I.o*nt  Incident of ,Io������������pli   .IcfTfrion'-i  lur  Children.  ���������Kia life of very young actors ac<^  actresses is generally a far from pleasant one, but from all sppearances ttwa  experience ot little M.-*s Vlrgie (.".'y-  don and Master Harold Welsh, tha  two clever children in.Mr. Joseph Jel-  ferson's company, are nolabie exceptions. Sir. Jefferson is generally  known as a great lover of children  bu<( some of his many krrul:.esse*> ta  the little folk around him are beautU  (ul characteristics of a great man.  It is said that durins Uie.long: rehearsals when these two little folka  wera learning the parts which taey*  have "to play in "Rip .Van Winkle.���������*.  Mr. Jefferson would never allow the]  stage manager to be cross with them,  and when he saw that.Uiey were fet*-*  tinjr tired he would suggest a game oC  tag or hide and seek. Can you inisg'na  anything nicer to a tired little*acton  than a big romp behind the Hies r.nd*J  around great piles of stage property*a  It ls said that at such times Mr.  Jefferson is quite as interested a player as the children and that he can run  plenty fast encugh to make it a harc*  matter to catch h-m. When he ia  hiding among the big piles of stage*.'  property he is able to use his .vatcej  in such a way that it is sure to fool!  the person "blir.din-r," and ia this wax  ho often gets in free.  After they have played until eiery,  one ls out of breath ihey sit dcw-i to  rest and talk it all over, and thc children point out the mistakes made ia  the.game by Mr. Jefferson, and he tells  them that it they had done so and so  they never would havo been able ***o|  catch him. And then tbey go .back to  their real work, and so. perhaps. Ilr.  Jefferson) 1s responsive for at leastj  ���������*a part of the cleverness with which)  these children play their parts for as  always keeps them so much interestetf  in their work.  A Stvlnslnc   llnl.  Here Is a swinging bed which a vea-*  tursome boy has constructed and arranged to swing outiof his window so  ae to eleep in the open air Kith no-  canopy  except that of heaven. ahoT9  ��������������� Puff "-Ectly Impossible.  The Canadian Parliament has passed 1  (notion  forbidding  the  Import,   manufac-  rure,    or    sale    of    cigarettes.���������Mornlni  Paper.  "Though 'tis, at best, a very old  And somewhat feeble Joke,  This motion, we are bound to say,  Must end, ere long, In smoke!  For, though Canadians cigarettes  Must not Import or sell,  They'll find that those they make themselves       .  .Will serve them Just as well!  ���������London "Truth."  Revenge.  The burglar softly opened the door of  the suburbanite's sleeping apartment,  slipped inside, and searched the room  thoroughly, but,found nothing worth  stealing. "Darn him!" he soliloquized;  'TH get some satisfaction out of him,  anyway!" Thereupon he set the alarm  clock on the bureau for the hour ol  three, and softly departed.���������Chicago  "Tribune."  him. It Is a risky thing for one to Od '  unless he is perfectly certain that am  will not roll out or attempt to traM  (n the night. But its location'on th*  breezy side of a house gives one aQi  the air there Is. " ^  Expensive.  It was m beautiful evening in the  Spring of 2001. The moon shone pale  ind transcendent in the clouds above,  and as the two lovers aat close together,  no sound was heard save the stealthy  tread of the one spectator to their tryst.  The young man pressed the maiden to  his heart, and turning her face to his,  was about to kiss her, when she drew  back.  "Darling," she asked anxiously, "what  is the tax on kisses?"  "One dollar each," he observed grimly,  "but I don't care if'my salary is mortgaged up to next Christtnaa, I'm desperate for a kiss."  "Don'tl" she said pleadingly. "The  tax assessor is watching our every  movement and is ready to ehalk it down.  You know, even trow, it is costing you  Qfty cents an hour to be with* me."  "I know it!" exclaimed her lover, "but,  my darling, aside from our own cramped  enanccs, you know the trusts must live.  lire head of the Lovers' Trust is only  forth eight trillions, and suppose we  ihould go out of business! Why, his  dividends might be eut down. No, no.  Let us love, eveu if the tax Is raised to a  iollor an hour and there is no bread in  the house. I must be true to my country's best interests."  "You are right," she said, yielding to  ais superior mind.  And as their lips nr"t in a long, linger-,  jig dollar kiss, the registering machine,  planted twenty feet back of them, clicked  iut its ominous sound, showing that  lolin Jones, American oitken, lad been  locked for one hiss by the United  States Amalgamated Lovers' Trust.���������  "Life."  "What is it, Bobbie?*' asked tie Sun*  day-school teacher. "That's wrong about  nan bein' the noble-it work of God."  "Oh, no, it isn't. What made you think  it was?" "Well, my ma says shenmads  pa what he is."���������Chicago "Record-Herald."  London women have decided to revive  the bonnet. Picture hats, toques and  flares look well on pretty women, but  in a bonnet a pretty woman looks hu  prettiest.���������"Town Topics."  Former President of Bricklayer's Union used Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Andrew McOormlok. of Toronto,  Tells of a Cure for the most  dreaded of all Oiseases.  Toronto, June 15.���������-(Special). ��������� Is  these days when the dreaded Bright'**  Disease seems to be selecting its victims at will the report of an authea-  ticated cure is received with reliet  by all classes of the community. And  such a report comes from Andrew McCormick, of 243 Spadina avenue, this*  city.  That Mr. McCormick is well-knowi  and highly respected, is evidenced bj  the fact that he has held high office.*  in several fraternal societies, and  was for several years President of thc  Bricklayers' Union. Interviewed re  garding the cure, Mr. McCormiel*  says:  "I suffered with an attack o!  Bright's Disease and naturally was  much troubled concerning it. I heard  of the wonderful cures effected by  Dodd's Kidney Pills and concluded to  try tliem. Thc result was so satisfactory that it gives me pleasure to recommend them. "  Make and keep the Kidneys sound by  using Dodd's Kidney Pills and    there  can ,be no Bright's Disease.  Sanda-f In tire IihII.-iii i>ii:n-tcr.  Every,Sunday all the little strolllnul  Italians ��������� monkey-boys, concertina!  players, organ grinders, and plaster-  tmage* sellers���������stay at home in theto;  little houses of the Italian quarter.  On this day they piit .on their best,  clothes, and it is a pretty sight to see  them going to church with their fath-  srs and,mothers. The little girla aro  spotlessly clean; their white biouses  have been freshly war-bed, and the  pink kerchiefs on their heads hav***  oeen carefully folded and Ironed. ,Tno  imall boys are not so carefully washed,  because their parents evidently thtnfc  that they are not required to ,ho sol  'lean as girls, but tbey.generally wear  jood corduroy suits arrd well-pollshe***  boots. The church where they go IS)  a very large building In Hatton Gar-  ien, called the Italian Church. Onco  ������r twice dufIng ^he year-^ very_ pretty  '5eiremony���������takes- place-in- the" ch urea.  Hundreds of little Italian girls, tv  white dresses, white stockings atnl  shoes, and .long white muslin veil*,  walk slowly round the large church,  .���������arry lighted candles. Behind then*  :omes a procession of small Itallaa*  boys dressed In dark suits,and white  {loves. They also carry lighted can-  iles*. 'and some of them bear C"������***|  manners of silk. As they, march round  solemnly, tbe organ peals out and fills  :he great church with a mighty sannft  of music while the children sins m  pretty hymn with a great number ot  ���������rerEes.���������Cassell's Little Folks.  t  I  D������ir������r'< Tlimnks to m 9 Vcnr-Ord Aamhmm  Rita Cosgrove ls one of the proudesi  tittle girls ln Philadelphia..  She Has  received an autograph letter from Admiral .Dewey   in   which   that   Hera)  thanks ber for a little rememBraac-**'*  which she sent him after she had reaf  of his great victory at Manila.. Rica j  nine years old and Is expert wita aes  leedle.   She was much excited durtcj  war tinre and Admiral Dewey became  her idol.   She worked hard: over a. ta*������  Sle spread,   embroidered in   national  Dolors.   When it was finished she now  prised her parents by saying that Rhe  was going to send it to Dewey*.     It  was wrapped with great care ami !**���������������'  trusted to the mails.     Rita scarcely  ttoped to hear of it again, 'but Adixtfr*  il Dewey was pleased with the child's  rift and a short time ago the postman  landed' to her a letter, the* envelope  >f which was covered with postmarks}  The letter was as follows:  "My Dear Miss Cosgrove: My atn-  ���������ere thanks for your present, wblcS  1 appreciate very much. Also, tot\  'cur kind wishes and sympathy. \*..y.  incerely ��������� George Dewey."���������rtnJa>  .lelDhia Bulletin.  Wi  ���������������&*-���������' A BAD  TOOTH  BRUSfS    I u''! *���������'  ________^__ ''���������     I'l'lililV.  I'MUllv I,.,,k.*i  HI:.* .,  i. I ,,11,.  ch.lt ii.ti l,(i v  ir. T*vi. i������ .*.  faiKiiL* ' in iiu.  'I'....Hi II i* u >li  ISii-ili.*-.,, a ri,I  ils    lln*    |,*i,s..M  uhy j..*..i,l.. ),.i>  a -,������������������,| t,.i.*,. ,*,,i.  ��������� i II....I* ln-it-.lt.  w,* l,.,v.* .-..in,*:  j ; In.yi>inI Ms i|-pt Ir ;iinl 111.'  chl.-i  '������������������    '������������������',, lost     liis    l'i'.'    > '���������������������������*'���������������������������'    '*>    **���������<  Il.'l  .-I  ..ll.l     (-.ill    ;���������;  -a! i . I* :, , t i,t ii  ������li.-ii   ri..*   i.���������*.!  (-..III, -.        .\l:l*|e  I.i : lie t... , i  ii...l;..is,,ii,| nil!  -'tit  i.*;l.  WE KEEP THE BEST  Canada Drug & Book Go  nmEzsc  Two sons nl' AV. T. lloddcr ol' Kaslo,  ���������owiii'il  in    Ivoulciiay   lake   eir  I'lii*   younger,  aged  II. ���������.;<���������!��������� J  ;'(���������(!  life   living   to   save   his  brothel-. Itnili     buys    wove   great  favorites in lln* I'liiiiiiiiinil v.  BORN.  j     At the Inst   iirci'i ill's' ol'   I.. O. |���������  Nn.  ', lOaS, a rcsolul Inn expressing svnipalhv  J with    tin*   I.Vv.    Mr.   ('aider and .Mrs.  jj I Pel t ipie.%* who were unfairly al lacked  Iiy a ci.: i-.��������� -��������� |>i>ric11��������� 111 iir a rccetil issue ol*  I lie Koolenay   Mail was  pa-sed by the  lii.l^c llll.'.nilllnllsly.  .Miss Kllrcl Ablioll.  nl*   l-'ssex.    Kirg-  )f land, acci'iiipanii'd   I(*.-v. Mi*, and   Mis,  'J J 11 ugh. s IVniii    l In*    old    country    lu*i*,.  i!j Willi    tlie    iiiti'iiliiiu    nf   spending     a  ,   f.isiui   in    the    Province.      Although  .; j .Miss    AIiImiII.   lias   tuvn  an exten-iive  I I'.'tv.'llci'   lliis,.is   lier   lirst.   visit      m  ('.���������iiiinla and sin' is very   favorably im-  pivs-od with its rcsi.urecsaiid sri'ircry.  The mountain scenery of   IJ.   (',,   slit-'  (���������(insiders,    luucli     exceeds      llial.      of  Swiizei'laud ill lii'.'iulv and iiiiiiiensil v.  THE DAYS WE CELEBRATE.  (C'ontimicil from  Page 1.)  ssv/aat'-mxaBaataasssattaisiist^sB^  (���������'Klilt.\m>--.\(. ('(.inaplix. on August  27th, to Mv. aiid .Mrs. Win. ('crrard,  a son.  LOCALISES  ���������12-foot Linoleum nt K, Howson itCos  The old tunci's will hold n dinner on  Sept. KUli.  ���������.'lead C. IJ. Hume iV' Co's ad on   first  page of this issue.  The cement, floor to the basement of  the school lias been completed.  ���������California find 15. C.  poaches arriving daily at 0. 11. Hume -V Co's.  The   next   Court   of   .Assize will he  held hero on   October 12th.  ���������Crab apples,  green    lomaloe.-,,   ripe  tomatoes, plums. C. B. Jfirme Sc-Cn.  R.  F.   Perry,   of   (,*oldficlds  Monday in the city.  ���������Elegant   new    lace    and  curtains.    C. B. Iltmieiv Co.  spent,  tapestry  K. J. Dearie passed through Tuesday inorrviig on liis way to Nelson.  The Alaska Boundary Commission is  holding its lirsl* session' today.  ���������Go to -Macdonald it MonlciLh for  union made over-alls, jumpers ami  hats. '      .  -Mr. and .Mrs. .). M. .Scoll* left yesterday morninc** on a fortnight's visit* to  ���������Spokane*.   '  ���������Koyal Bavarian china and Ti Ira iiy  lift glass ware decidedly now. V. li.  3*1 tune it Co.  ���������Don't forget going to Macdonald it  MonteithJoY your shirts, collars and  ties for Labour Day.  -B. E. Drew, of Camborne, has resigned hisconiniissioh as Justice of  the Peace.  ���������Prescriptions ���������.���������arc* filled with lhe  very best, of drugs only at, the Canada  Drug it Book Co's.  The regular meeting of thcLoviii  True Blues lakes place in the lodge  3'oom to-morrow night.  ���������Violin. Bmijo, Guitar and Mandolin  strings always new and strong, sold at  the Canada Drug it Hook Co's.'  .,.. G. S. McCarter' loft* on Sunday for  "Banff having been summoned there bv  the illness of Mis. McCnitci*.  The Eagles have decided to parade  on Labor Day. They will turn out.  from .50 to 00 strong.   '  ���������Song Folio? AVe have a large supply only opened this iveek. Come and  see them, Canada Drug it Book Co.  Heroic Engineer  Gi-AssK-rn*:. Qri*:,. Aug. ill.���������The  Imperial Limited of the' Canadian  .Pacillc L'ailway. mel with a very  serious hoadon collision, three and ii  half miles west, of fi cassette a I, S.ifll  o'clock litis morning, caused by a  light, engine anil caboose, in charge of  Coudiiclor Clrarleslrois. who overlooked tin; inst i-iii-1 ions* t.o side-t.rack,  to allow l he. Limited to pass liim.  Fii-emaii P. Moral), who started lo  jump from his engine, was caught, he-  I ween the engine and teudev. and instantly killed.  Kiigiiieor -MeMahon stayed with* his  engine until he had reversed Ihcina-  chineand applied the air-brakes*. By  this lime it was too late to get clear.  When the engines .struck, Engineer  MeMahon was caught, bv one fool*, and  his leg was scalded terribly, from the  elTects of which he died' at 2 o'clock  this afternoon. All the passengers  escaped serious injury.  The passerlgers, feeling that*, they  owed Engineer MeMahon, who stuck  so bravely to his post, some recognition, look rrp a subscription of  over *ff>Ii5(J foi' the. deceased hero's wife.  Retiring* Liberals.  (Train an Oci'iislonul ('orrespoiKlciit)  lSliVT WliST.MIN.STHU, I J. 0��������� Aug. Ml.  ���������.1. I'. Brown, the late member of the  DuiiKiiiuir government, who received  ���������the unanimous nominal ion orr behalf  of the Liberals irr lliis city has declined  to accept. llu considers : discretion  the better part of valour. In the  neighbouring riding' of Dewdney. T.  K. 'Patterson, who was going to wipe  the door with lion. Hie-hard' MieBride  has stepped down and out. Me alleges  pressure of business as the cause, but.  did not. find such pressure until aftei' a  careful canvass of the riding. He  found himself., in such a hopeless  minority that it would be foolish to  continue in the field. On the other  side of the Fraser, .lolin Oliver is not  having all his own way. His recent  utterances* regarding the ;C. it XV.  have reduced his influence much and  many of the farmers there, who know  the Premier, .well* and followed the  investigation with care, have come lo  the conclusion that"'Honest* John's"  utterances are- not only intemperate,  but. false, and have gunged him  properly as lhe agent of the servant  girl robbing Ola Ha Copper Co. Kvery-  fhing'points to a clean sweep for the  Conservatives in the Fraser Vallev.   :  the United States being represented by tlieir favorite sports. The  events are as follows:  Football���������1 o'clock.  Vernon v Kevelstoke.  liilcrmcdi.'ite    I.a cross Kevelstoke  v Vernon. 2:1a sharp.  Baseball  -     I    sharp,    Kevelstoke    v  Kamloops.  audit issrfe to say thai never in the  history ..f British Coin in bin have I hive  lirsl class iiialches of t hese kinds been  ever arranged lo take place in orre  .'iftei'iioon. In I his connection ii may  be staled Ihal, lliosl, gerier oils n ppro-  pr-ialiotis have been made to rover the  expenses and entertainment of the  city's guests on this occasion. And  then will come t be wind up. the  CHAM) S.MlltilNC CONCKKT  in I hc Opera I louse on Ttiesdny evening at Si'-il). admission lo which will be  2">c. Hon. Kidiaad McBride will probably be there and present the challenge cups foi' \ ai* mis events in the  sports to winning U-ains. A splendid  bill of faivi has been arranged and  music, soirg, recitation, etc.. will form  a fitting conclusion to the big two  days" sports. But we must not forget  that there will also be a   ,  ���������������������������iuk.mkni**' l.'.U'l*:  consisting of air JOU . yards'hub and  huh competition, prizes Ij-i'lOaud $20.  This will be held oil Monday on Second  St. opposite the Opera House. Kadi  team will carry the same weight of  hose and any inequality regarding  weight, diameter, etc. of reel lie satisfactorily arranged before starting.  That's what the 1 luttAT.t) has to say  regarding Kevelstoke s big celebration.  The whole town will welcome visitors.  Everybody having friends outside will  receive theni with open hands and the  .farewell saying to strangers is-summed up in the old distich  Happy to meet,  Sorry to iinrl,  UltiU' to meet iifaiii.  Xf J'l'lSS.  For the convenience of those attending we publish the colours of the  badges of the various committees.  Anyone requiring information should  apply to the lirsl, man met wearing  the rightly coloured badge:  Officers and Management���������Mauve.  BeccpLioii-Blue.  Sports���������-Given.  Grounds���������Crimson.  Transport.*! tion��������� Pink.  Fiitertaiiiinoiit���������Grey.  Finance���������Ked.  Parade���������Yellow.  .Bulges���������Cerise.  The liiilltneii should have a good  time.    AVateh for bulletins.  Camborne and Fish Biver nro coming in a. body. The stamp mill town  may bring its band.  Thi;   Premier   pays   a great compliment to* Kovelsloke  in   choosing ib in  preference to   Vancouver   and jS'anai-   -is  mo.    But  this is our (iivstcelebration.  XVa aro this stulT.  ti������  In  I.. A.  ���������iV  viz Slot*  ������   ,,-., IOTI1 11  First .Street.  GMMBY' FACTORY  Whoro  I'uiv  ;iul   Kivsh  (.VnlW'lio.H'rv in  all ils lnvitH-lies will  lacluivd  licit Is  \VhoK'sait-*aiu!   UriaH.  ^^^.T^ci**-*;**^-^^  Tt*twttii*r8|'Tfr*vgfw  I  The Only .Srsst stat son of Sits Kind Sefe'een  .WL-snsps-S' and the PansifiG Coast.  \      f JaV1i\C  PURC1IASF.10   THE   DRV   GOODS,  i -r*���������il '  R        I     i . -     -  1       i  ���������J. LACKOSX,  MftwsrrAcruniNO  Ci.Nf*ECTIOI*iER.  (ttimw iv, kj^^srnuizsizssaairii  na-Tn*r**r.T-gBnTigiroTi*B*zi*a^*!ri*a3i*^^  ^iiiy^'i-!i^.^fr.i^r^-^r'^!'':fy:^'i7'-i!?'^i r^irT-t^fii^MV-''r',T^i'i'' K' Y.;-"?w*^*^'?.';*'*^''*v^**M*^ri'^rr*(!!>  ���������sS,?A*k!"3ftKv.'<lS-'*1^ f**n.'.*r:**'.*'-i*'������!|*iS*'. x'P1-'!'-.v������.X*i ..���������''W*.**-;������*^,.^r'-*-*������&*",W^S'**'-Si  y.v.i^*i^vj.;W^'>,Ku'*^*->ij-**>t..jvK!.ui.*.*iyfe.*a ,<..*^'**i*.j..'i*i.wt*'-&>*^i;vi*i^''i.*y*.-.Vii*>,^*Jc^^  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  ������S*-i  ������**=ra  m  K  Ji*  V/holesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     Ml). TOW.     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IK SEASON.  its.  ������-1  r*-T*c**  m  am  K***  999QaoQ&9QQ������Q&Qe99GQQQ09&09:QOG9&9Q������0QQ9VQeQ0O&9eO9Q0  a : ������  Jg*>  4������&  FUKNLTUIM*:,    CAPPFTS,    UNOLFU.MS,    OILCLOTHS,  1IOUS15 FURNISHINGS,  ICte.  Pictyire Fr-as^arBg; a SpeciiaBty.  ���������arts  e  *!ky  9  iiioa.Bmer'sl  Graduate of Massachusetts College of Embalming'.  oaeeaaaesecGoeocsoaaaeeoseooeooeaoeeoeeaeoeoeaeoeooa  The regular drill oi* the R. M. It. will  lie held in the drill hall tonight instead  of on Friday evening as formerly.  E. 'XVilson.M. A., formerly of Kevelstoke. has been appointed principal  oi ihe Armstrong high school.  The special services of the Salvrrt ion  Army, led by Adj't. Andrews, on Saturday and "Sunday wet e well attended*.  ���������Say don't you want a nice   hat.   line  tiroes or- a suit of clothes   for   Labour I  Bav.      AVell   ri-v   .Macdonald -A: Mon-  teith.  Tlie .Mail has ijiadeanotiicidi-.c.:\ ������*r y,  ...1.hat.ne11i(���������>_are_it_.i^0Qtl veiretable-_ il'.i  Ccmaplix Cullings  (l*'r.ni: Our Own (*nn*(.-ijHiii.U.nt.).  Salvationists visited our' town last  week.  Sister'Af. Leona and Sister \'alen-  linia, of the Providence Orphanage.  New Westminster. B. ('.. cr.nte in  Thursday on their- annua! visit.  At: the Liberal meeting, 'presided by  .1. A-. Alagee chairman, .J. Fair-hall, l>.  H Strrrky���������and George lllaitioy were  elected delegates to the meeting at  Kevelstoke. Instead of going they  sent* their proxy to Mv. AIcK.ie.  Onr nrijl and store are  now   lighted   rorce for the Foiton Cup  match  ay electricity. ���������        -- .... ...   .  Dr-. Lazier, of Camborne, v.as caiied  curly Alonday tnorriinu; to .attend the  yoimg son of "Win. Gcrrard who is  verv sick.  Minto Endowment i-und  tiseinenl than it ever got before..:  Th(!;ndmi.ssion to the grounds will be  two bits. .*.'..   ��������� ..'������*.' '*������������������<���������  The. Gurr Ciub were .���������(warded ffiS.") for  the. use of their grounds. ;.  '.'It's a nice easy walk-along the Hig  Bend road to. the grounds/ If you  don't like walking there will be many  conveyanees.  Kobt*. Gordon will be marshal of the  parade.  A Moat will ,rirucli help a rnefchairt  in his business. The union men jra-  trorii'/.e those who' help them.  II. is possible several oilier special  prizes wrll be announced on Aiondity.  THIS MOU.VtN'.:.  1-^veiythiiig is working smoothly  and the weather man says both day's  will be line. If he's nor. doitig right  we'll (ire him.  You should trot out your Hags.  .Make the city brilliant.  The contested games will be very  close. Let us hope Revelstoke will  win. rv.    o. i  The gun shoot.ingcontests me arous- j  ing enthusiasm ai! over.  Ivamioops   supporters will he out in           '"  . "      The  A:ernon   football   hoys   will   boost for  their interoiC'liatos.  If yon nrrs-5 iuivthing you'll miss  something good.  We Ii.ivb deterrairif-d on a good lime  and we are going to have it.  Revelstoke is  ihe hnii of the central  #  f������)  M)  SIBBALD & FIELD,  JVC3-*I������iJSr*j?S   FOE  leal Est33  Ti'moAL-i  tuny   <���������;. V. it. TOWNSITE.  1     ������21*?-   .MAI'.A TOWNSITH.  '     EaS**-    tilSllltA 111) TOWNSITK.  iDSp-    l.AJIUOIiNlS '101VXSITJ!,  Cnnada t'oniiaiicnt & Wcsurrn  Cinmdii. Mortaasju Corporntlon.     *.  Colonial lure's tin-jut nnd Loan Coiiipany: '  /���������^nu I'ire. " CalGMoniiinFire.      Atlas Tire. ' :i  JfiU-JS ���������'"''-'   Uruindliirr Kirc- Morcaruilo Kirn.   . Korllicnr* 1'iro.  ivljSS     ���������{ Guiinllnri Firu.. Jilanuhuster Fire.   Great-West Uf  ���������.*'���������-,. Ocean,   ���������     * - - ������������������ -      -  ���������= Gennadi  ���������fi h.'en'-;   I* unti.shinos     Hoots    and  Shoes,   etc.,  1 am piepaic! to make you iho best possible bargains in  these lines, aiul bui;* to solicit a continuance of lhe patron-  aoe extended to the old linn.  iew  re  AND   BEING OPENED UP" AS FAST  AS POSSIBLE." ���������:.',      O  A visit to Out* Stores and an inspection of the new  goods is particularly requested.  pr  MACKENZIE  ^    AVENUE.  :*Si*;*'-;c:*s*ss*x*K������K;i;-;i;K*-*:'w;.*:*(:"K;'*'x;'������  ss  ���������**  5t*  si:  HIGH   CLABi  53  ilecklont.arrd Guarantee.   Confeiieriitiiin Life  an Accident AssuranecCo.   eonnecticut Fire  at*  ���������������  ������?                                                                                                                                                            * JK*  a           Just opened up two cars of Furniture.     One   car   con- *������  I*   taincd   the   best   goods   lliat   can   be   bought   in   Canada, %  ss   includinq; all thc latest styles in Bedroom, Sill ine* Room and ������  M                                 , %  %   Dining Room  Furnilure.       Our second car contained cheap I*  ������   Bedroom Dinino* Room and Kitchen Furniture. ���������"������  ������.'.'*���������'..,. ....".������������������,.".  ���������-"  K "������������������'������������������We:' carry'.' a;, fti I li- a n*d   co m pl etc* stock.*  ��������� I n te ikI i n o*   pu r-  ���������*������ .-*.���������������������������������������������*.'..,������������������, >-,i:y-,if it-,.^ y        '       .'-;    - .    -' -"���������  chasers will do \vell:tb visit us.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  Picture Framing.  ���������as  .'randrnolliei-  to  1'ike   teaching   your  suck eggs.  (..". H. Toiii'ilc has been apjjoinrii!  pei'marrerrl Ala.-ler- .Mechanic hen*.  Several rnachinists were relieved from  duty last week.  AVork is rapidly proyressiiig on tin*  IlC'.v     llii]iei-iiil     Hank      block. Kx-  eavation ha*-  l������*.ri   ...m-iliti-d and tin-  stone foundation coiiiim-iiccd.  On Alonday aitcrrioon a large rrum-  1k-i* of citizens u.-nt ii|. (.. Salrrrorr  .Attn to urect with a -alvo the .���������.[iciiiiig  of the sir..*.)ti:ig -.*.-..u.  I'. ^Agi-eil will cr.-c! a r wo .*.t<u*y  Mock un McKenzie .\veiiin* ncxr It. s.  A\'ils.m's buildirrg. 'J'h>* sua .-.*( will In*  occrrjiied by J. B. C'ics.-iiian and .\.  3*. vans.  At Monday's meeting . of the K|i-  i-vorrli League the siibjc.t Ma.*, "l'i*  liibilion*'. conducted by li  The audience was large and lire  di.-eusson most instructive.  ���������LOST��������� Between the f-'ash and Door  J-'actor-y aixl li. Ifo-.vson A: Co's stoic.  a note hook, contairririg ciic(|iie and  postal oiiler. Kinder please return io  .1. Alaley. Second street.  When professional wcrk is rpr-iured  it should be done hy a (jiialified man.  It is probable the Land Surveyor.-.'  Association will look into I'*. .A. llag-  gen's (pialilications as a P. L. *S.  Messrs. (.'*. 15.. Murray and Lorn..  Hume left on Tuesday's boat on a  couple of weeks visit to the Iicvcl-,|.ilic  Lumber Co.'s camps and lhe Alcl'ui-  lorrgh Greek Hydraulic ('o.'s ground  on McCullough creek, Uig  Bend.  ���������Tames Fax. the well known Canadian comedian. Kthel Scholield. entertainer, and Bella l-'ax. soprano, will  appear in the Ope.*.. I louse aboul the  end of the month. Mr. Kax will undoubtedly draw a large bouse as he is ]  Tvell known to nil eastern llreatn  goers.  Tlie Ladies'   Tiospiial   (itiild   held a ! mtc-nor.  special meeting on Satirrdav last when       Mayor   O Bi-ien   is   working   like a  Mrs. .Arthur Spragge deliv(*rvd a most I I'l'ojan ������������ president antl all committees  iiiterc-.*i!iim*addres*i on   tiro   objects of j ���������''���������''"* hacking him rrp.  the   above   etidowiiiciil     fund."     Airs, j     -1 here's   nothing   achieves   like mic-  Spragge dwelt stroiiglv   upon the   inr-! f-'f'ss-  riott.-ini lioirrt. that rinless the  Kndow-1      '������ everybody s heart lor* the oelehra-  uieul. I'-'mid wove raised,  the Victorian j ���������*>'��������������� th". only wtivd will itn  frrirrr ctr ^fiifrsf  Tvn*rrn���������"won r.t lie  provided Iiy ir, with an annual in-j  coin.*, might possibly lapse and M'here j  would lite Oueen Victori.'i Cottage j  Hospital beat. Revel.-tcke-.vitliotit tlie  Victorian Order of .Vurses*' Xo nurses  could l>e provided from other sources  at their salaries and with their |  travelling e\p*-n-es paid front the  c...",s|. -.i that Ifevel.-iloke .'111(1 the  sun oi in ding disii-i.-i by cont ri but ing  from -���������"> cents upwards to the fund  wer*.- n..I .divert ing money from the  limn but simply ie-lping *o maintain  the rini'-i's for the Hospital, wiiieli  would he usi.-Ie-.s without tliciu. The  li uild t-iiei'i'iipou passed a. re.-i.liit.ion  endorsing tin-appeal publisiicd in our  eolliurris last: week and Mrs. 0. M.  Clark. Iii" treasurer, will he glad to  receive subscriptions from 25 cents up  for this most, laudable object.  .-(*-  - ���������*-,-./- .���������\I^. 1.T ....  NOTICS.  Public  notice  is  given that, the Bi  If.Tid Lumber  Company Limited bav  . oaca������e������������a���������a a * so aso������o������������osne  I'resident. I o 9  T.il(*|.h<..iu....|*.. ���������  ty  ty  tyty  ty  idoptcd   the   below meiit.ioiied I briber I   X.  ���������narks for   logs belonging lo iliein and   *-"������-"  til persons are w.irned against dealing I -5^5-  vvilli in- keeping in po-i-essi-m any logs j %  bearing any of snid mni'ks: | **���������������*  >f  g any  11  GaAi  <������. zJ U  OF  ALL   DESCRIPTI0HS  XKVv .StJIIIBIiLKriS  NKW KXKPCI.SKBOOK'  SFAV SCHOOL BAGS  M*;\V* I'K.XCILSKtc. Ktc.  .All Supplies   Wauled   for  I he School Opening.  :   W. BEWS,   ���������    Phm. b.    :  ft. o  JJ liru*.'i'ist mul Stal lend'* ���������  ��������� ������  t������*>������x)*i������e*������it.������e')(ia������(*i������tii  Dated at   Arrowhi-nd. Aug. 28, IflOTl.  TKE BIC BfiflD LUMBER CO. LTD.  TKEO. LUDCA7E, President.  Tenders Wanted  Sealed Tenders will be received up  t.o and including* Thursday, the 17llr  instant, for* the purchase of certain  buildings si foaled on tlie ..i/iria.i'k  Croup i������f .Mineral Claims, iiliinittwn  miles cast, of Iliecillewaet station. For*  fill-liter iiil'oriualioii. form of Lender  and condil.ioii of sale, apply to the  undersigned. The    highest,   or any  l.cii.Ier nol. necessarily accept ed.  .).   V.  A K.MSTl.'OXO.  Dated, keveistokc, 2nd Sept., I WW.  Tenders Wanted  Sealed Tenders inldres.---.eil l:o the  undersigned for the erection of a  Manse building for SI. Andrew's  church will be received up to noon,  Thursday. Sept. I0l.li. For plans and  specifications apply nt lhe ollice of  Lewis Bros.  'J'lii'iH. .Moitt*:,  Secretary.  Kct'elsloke, 13. C, .Sept. 2nd, IDh.'l.  The largest stock of the latest AVATOHRS,  CLOCKS, KINGS, SILVER AV ABB, CUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Etc.  My many years' experience enables me to buy  goods at tire right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at reasonable prices.  J".   G-TJ"2"   BJLK/BEEy.  WATCH REPAIRING A  SPECIALTY.  tytytytytytytytytytytyty^tytytytytytytytytytytytyty

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