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Array \J  ,y  ^.istid  RAILWAY    MfcN'S   JOURNA  Vol    XIV: NQ. 27  REVELSTOKE B, C.   THURSDAY,   DECEMBER ������4, 1903  $2 00 a Year in Advance  MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT.  WRITE FOR SAMPLES.  C. B. H ume & Co.  DEPARTMENT STORE  ii. 1 ���������                 -     ���������.- 1  Good Things For Xmas  _ ., -The Custom of present giving i.s yearly on the increase. What gives a person  more pleasure than remembering relatives or friends by a suitable offering at this Season  of the year. Every Department has something Good, New, and novel to offer. An  increased staff of Sales People at your service. =  All are welcome to visit the Store.    Britig the Children to see the Toys.  \i *   <  a  Toys Department.  DOLUS���������Id) inch kid body Sleeping Dolls.  1*2   inch     Dressed     Dolls ;' with  '   Bonnets and Shoes?   Hublr-er     Dolls,     Negro     Dolls,  Clowns ".'.....��������� .-...  CHILDREN'S SET TABLK\VARK.���������  Children's ClMira Set-*., .���������i'-c 7.*>c $1  Wash Set���������Tub. Pail, Ringer/etc.  Children's Sets Table Cutlery $1  CHILDREN'S BOOKS-  ('oldenHour. Stories (if the Bible,   ���������  -  Nursery Tales, Sniita Claus, Robinson Crusoe.  '  DRESSERS-7'lftrereiitM/.es)--$l 25   S*il .TO   lill 75'  L   '   -' '   Dolls;.Cats, Rabbits, Horses., Balls,  *    _; HaiiKs,   Mouth    Organs;    .Horns,  " r      " Cups,   Mugs,  Baby  Rattles,  etc.,   '  all the way fi-oiu.."..   . .JOe l.*5c 25c.35c 5tlcT  ���������**    : Come   and   bring   the���������; children.    It'will  lie  worth any person:*- time' to see our display. ,  .'Lie  .$2 00*  35o_  *1 50  75e  .���������til 25  $  vj 2-*-j!,  FOR MEN���������Bilk'Handkei'cliiefh-:75-j   $1  Shaped-Neck ScniiVand, 'Dress Shiit  ProtectoisV. .75(V $1 IM  '$1 50  .      _    Xmas Ties........ . ..j.*.50o   65c (75c  ..'Gloves���������Silk  lined .and    unlined  Suede and Kid gloves.. $1 50 ��������� $1 ;-75  "'        Silk Umbrel las.... $5   $6 30 -$7 -50  'House Coats rinil Dressing .fticfcets.  '    Fancv  Sirspeuder-s,  in Christmas'  B'oxes...". $1 00   $1 25  ��������� Pipes '  $1 00   $1 50  ���������. Pipes in Cases..*.'.. .$2 50   $3 50 .$5  "���������  < Br-ish Sets .'.:'.  .: $2 75  Cuff Links $1 00   $1 50   $2 50  Tie Pins. .!' '. 50c. " 75c  Travelling Sets in Cases $1 60  Pocket   Cutlery,     Field   Glasses,  .MusicalInstruments, etc  Ink'Stands... .��������� 75c   $1 00  Ormala Gold Inkstnads.���������'��������� .';75c and  $2 00  $1 00  ' $2-30*'  $!)*-00  $10' 00  1 ���������/������������������        ',*  : $l.-o0  $2:00  ijfl 00  - $3 00-  $5 00  $1 00  $6 00  $2 50  $1 00  Boot and Shoe Dept-  A Pair of Boots or-Shoes is a very Suitable and,  Useful Gift.-   Here is Our List:  Ladies' Fine Shoes $2 50   $3 30 $5 00  -Ladies* Felt Juliet Shoes  $1 2,1  Ladies'. Lined Buskins  )js2 00'  Misses' -Felt Juliet Shoes  85c  Men's Hockey (Patenled) :  $*. 30  .Men'sand Boys' Fancy Home Shoes..,.   ..  Romeo���������$2 75.            Fancy Velvet.. $1 2*������  Aligators .*.....' ."  $125  Children's iind Ladies' Leggings, -Lambs Wool  Soles, Etc.    "                                       - r /  LADIES' DEPARTMENT.���������  Novelties  and Suitable Gifts for  Ladies both y*oung and old. ,  Four yards* Silk Waist Lengths,  Fancy Silk, in boxes.$2 75   $3.50   $1 50  ui to 7 yards Dr-ess Lengths, colored and Black, nicely put up in   -      /  Fancy Boxes '.. .$4 (JO   $7 50   $10 (10  Ladies' Gloria and Silk Umbrellas    $4J00_,$0 00^$7^00^$0-00,  Ladies'Kid Gloves, lined'and un-   *    "  lined. Colored and Black.. 10c   $1 25   $2  Ladies' Fancy Silk Handkerchiefs      _,   50c   75c  Perfumes   in    Fancv   Bottles    30-*   75c   $1 00   $3 00   $5 00  Fancy,Ties. Jabots, Collars, Belts,        .    .  Girdles, Stocks...   ... .\ :������c   7<V:' $1 (JO   $1 50   $2 00  Dressing Cases.'..... .$3 00   $11 50   $15 00  Brush Sets.-..  .."...'. ���������*��������� $2 73   $3 50  . Chiffon, Seqtiien Trimmed Fans..   ,$1 75   $2 25. $2 70   get 00   $5 00  Toiinoriile Lace and  Battenlitirg.  Prices 75e   $100   $150   $2 00  Fur Collarette (.'aperines    ($5 00   $7 50   $10 00   $20 00  Silk Dress "Waists... $0 00 '$8 50   $10 00  A careful stu'dy^nf this listJ.will show' vou 'special  <        . prices'for the.quilities offered.    '  NETS- -ALL-KINDS���������Pecans, .Almonds, "'. '    > -*  |.-.:-v.4>S!i'd������u*js,*ruBi*iizils,'.ue*v."and Perfectly"   ~'���������   "  "*������ ./���������FI,'SS-*'~������r.������������������***���������'��������� ���������'��������� ���������ft'if. .1*.  ...':.T'.V--*iB>crpet'Yh>*  * *t*r   v*i *jt ���������* t ���������* j _rfi ������i-*      * **  ��������� Shelled' Almonds;"Walnuts, etc. '50c per Ih.  Lemon ajifl Orange-'PeeL:.".. *_.. '., 20c pect Ib.  Citron Peel.-*..'. ..T .?.!.'.' "...* ..25e. pet*.lb.  Raisirrs-*=-V.rlerrcias, Fr2s.li Fruit,'O.-S . .locperlb.  *'       ������������������'*  'LondoirLayers...." 25c and 35c per lIb.  ;V" Myscatels, (New Goods) .'.. ...]2Jc per Hii    ,  ,",_'    Goldefi Sultanas ;. 17c per lb.  Cleaned Raisins and Currants in packages  - -V .".; ' .* 124c per Hi.  Cookiiig~Figs.\ . r T 12ic per lit*.  felting Figs"..' 25c per lb.  Shiepp's Cocoanut in packages orr bulk.  "Navel Oianges 40c and 50c per doz.  Japanese Oranges '. (35c per box '  '.Spanish Grapes, New Apples  Xmas Candies: 23c 50c and 73c per lb.  'New Chocolates and Bon Bons in fancy ->  ���������  Packages 40c and 75c per lb.  Crystalized Fruits in Boxes 30c and 30c per lb.   '  Van Camp's Plum Pudding 40c and 75c per lh.  JFriiit Cakes ,. .40c. each  (Hind nnd (todfe  Nice Gifts and very acceptable.  Children's Cup and Saucers.....   , ...10c  15c   25c  ���������Men's Moustache Cups iind Saucers .. .75c' to $1 25  Lades'Fancy Cups and Bon  Bon dishes  y������........'.- - .-.-..-. .-33c���������75c- $1 75 -  Fruit and Salad Bowls*.. .*....  ........75c to *3 30  Cilice Plates, each; 35c to $1 flO  Japanese Biscuit Jars............ ...$1 00 to $1 50  FruitCallops......'     $1 75  Flower Urns. .������! 00 ��������� $1 SO . $2 50   $5 00  Flower and Fern Vusea   Cocoa Jugs ,   Fancy W-ater'Set'*   Olive Dishes   Glass Fruit Diches   .Dinner Sets   Tea Sets   New Cut Glass, the real thing.  China. Tifl'ony Art Glassware  ling  Crystal   Glassware  are  arrivals.- You must see  your coining.  ..$1 25   to   $3 50  ....$1 00 to %t 00  $1 25   1 50   1 75  .....25c   30c' 75c   25c   35c   50c  ..$12 00 to $20 00  .    $4 50 to $10 00  Itoyal  Hungarian  American Spark-  amprig    the    new  them and we  welcome  Hardware   Department.  Boys'Tool Chests���������$i.oo to '8.bo. Sleds.-r$i'.oo ' 1.50 a.50 2.75. Skates.���������85c  $1.00 2.25. ' Razor Strops.���������75c. $1.00 $1.50. Pocket Knives.���������10c. to $2.50  CUTLERY AND SILVERWARE.���������Silver Knives and Forks, 1 dozen in boxes���������$6.50  RiFLES (Savage) 22-Calih're Repeating, New Model.'.     .   -    .        .        . .      $20.00  3*o.3  ' " '' -��������� ��������� $25.00  REVOLVERS, (Iver Johnston.���������$7.00 and $7.50.'    Shot Guns (double barrel)���������$15.00  We.present here only a partial li.-.t nf items in stocks we are showing as space forbids any  ���������   further extension.       With 11*11 increased staff of" Sales People we can ensure Prompt attention to every customer.       .- * "..*-,  C- B. Hume & Go.  DEPARTMENT   STORE.  EVERYBODY WELCOME. EVERYBODY WELCOME  POPLAR SREEK  IS ALL RIGHT  Notwithstandifig Futile Efforts  of British' ������tdlumbia Mining:  Record���������A  ^tich  and   Pros-  perous Mining Camp.  . - . 1. .  In an Interview, with   XV.   B.   Pool  a    reporter  of  the j Herald    took  occasion to caH'ttai- attention   of that  gentleman to the .savage assaults upon  him personally; anil i upon   the great  mining  corporatioh   known   as   The  Oreat   Northern TMines,   L,td., which  have from time  to-time  appeared in  the British Columbia Alining   Record,  a journal which   InT'.pulrlihhed at Victoria   in   the   interests -solely   of the  owners, re"giii*dles<*r-������>f- the interests  of  British Columbia,- in general  aud the  Kootenay country in particular.     To  the man of the world, especially of the  world journalistic,.there is  something  sinster in the* bitter phrasing  of   tbe  Record which* is suggestive perhaps of  blackmail   and'in*', thr; methods of its  caustic and reckles.*!'editor.     And yet  he   may   possibly  lie  sincere  in   his  animadversion   against Mr.   Pool and  that gentleman's associates, men who  are every da*y oft heir lives accomplishing more for   the 'advancement  and  progress of this great  Piovince  than  the puny calamity-howler of the B. C.  Mining .Record ever did or could do in  all his life..    Let.  him  learn,   even at  this late  date,   tlifit   the   way  to the  hearts of the people; the road to prosperity,     the   royal   arteries   through  whi-.li run and pulsate the  strenuous  impulses of nohle and lofty endeavor,  of integrity, of honesty,   of  purity of  purpose lies   not  thrdugli  regions of  malice, envy, disparagement or senseless   l-abble.        Notwithstanding   the  futile efforts of the 'Record to   belittle  the matchless mineral resources of the  Kootenay   country;.;. Poplar    Creek,  Ferguson and the Jjardcau distiicts   it  is all in vain in the~f-(ce of the,fortunes  which are yielding   themselves   up.to  the intelligent, persistent, courageous  and hai-d-working prospectors who -in  the early days pinned their unswerving " faith   to   tKe   belief  that   in the  districts referred to there was gold   iu  abundance, * gold,* propositions .'"of ex-  ceptional.richness, rgold   plastered on  the rocks for- the '- woi Id -to   look "at,  with millions in "silver -alongside * to  f   Queen   Statlily  to 'King   Gold,  he   stalwart    confidence   of    these  pioneers has been and is being royally  rewarded. : Can   the   Record    deny  that?     The   Provincial -Mineralogist  can't  deny   that if, he   would.    Even  werehetoattem-itsticharidiculousfeat  in the face  of ** incontrovertible   facts  that stare the honest*, and expert in  vestigator in the face���������aye, even -were  he to repeat the oracular report which  he made after his hurried official  visit  to what-is  destined   to   become the  greatest mining camp the  wide world  over.    In another  column   are  some  interviews with practical miners which,  will enlighten and ought to   interest  the sapient editor of the B. C. Mining  Record.     They   contain   solid truth,  unembellished   with   anything   other  than facts.   The  hopeless .������������������: and   mad  attempt to besmirch the reputation* of  Mr. Pool will prove.* a   boomerang  to  Tbe B. C. Record.   J The   indomitable  coin-age of that gentleman   for  years  past in standing unflinchingly by  his  superb faith in; the   richness   of . the  district which, he has been so potential  in exploiting and developing has compelled   the   admiration   of   the   most  envious   of   his    detractors.      There  appears to lie a clique of mining men  on the coast, who are silly enough to  think that the rush to the wonderful  Kootenay mineral districts is inimical  to their interests.   The stale and shallow   columns   of _the.JJ*;jD.^ Record  furnish them with suitable entertainment, therefore, as from   the   fecund  imagination of  its editor, columns of  invective and abuse nre poured upon  all who darn to tell to the world the  wondrous story of the imperial mining  districts of North Kootenay.    *  STRUCK IT  VERY RICH  Police Court  .Before Lindmark and Coi-don J.  P's., on Wednesday night. R. Desmone  charged Thomas Hugh with assault at  the C. P. R. shops. The evidence was  most conflicting and as a' result the  chai'ge was dismissed.  L. A. Fretz ivas charged before the  same J. P's with dischmgiiig flra arms  within the city limits. He pleaded  guilty and was fined $10 and costs.  A further charge was laid against  Fretz for shooting a dog belonging* to  H. P. Jones, lie pleaded guilty to  this charge also and was fined $40 and  costs and received a free lecture as to  how.he should conduct himself in the  future in the handling of fire arms.  John Smallwood, nn . ex-army man,  turned himself loose in Bourne's store  last Friday night and raised a row  with Alex. Hobson and was promptly  thrown out in the street where he  again assaulted Hobson and Thomas  Lewis. Meantime Chief Bain was  sent for and met the man running  away. He told the,man that -he  wanted him;.whereupon Smallwood  struck at the Chief and ; kicked him.  Chief Bain carries a "Billy" and gave  Mr. Smallwood an introduction to  "Billy" which laid him out for a time.  He appeared before Gordon and Mc-  Lauchlin J. P's, on Tuesday and got &  months "hard" for his trouble. Tho  action of the magistrates is to be commended because these tough men must  be given to understand that they cannot do as they like in Revelstoke.  Messrs. Goodrow and Vincent have  opened up a restaurant on McKenzie  Avenue in the stand formerly occupied  by H, Manning.  A Talk With One of the Discoverers and Owners of the Swede  Group.���������The Property of the  Great Northern Mines. ���������  About twenty-four years ago nn  industrious and highly intelligent  Swede emigrated to America with  little else than his brains and brawn  as capital. But these' he determined j  to make good use' of; - His name is  Henry Magnuson; at "present a resident of thc Kootenay country and  interested in great mining propositions. The illimitable forests of  Wisconsin attracted him lirst and h������  worked in the lumber camps for  Winslow Staples, the famous millionaire of that state, for several years;  earning and laying by good money.  Thence he wandered to Minnesota, but  after a brief stay there he struck out  for Dakota* and prospected for gold in  the Black Hills, near Deadwood. Gold  was to be found in other sources than  those of mother earth, be soon dis-1  coveied and accordingly he went toj  work on the Great Noil hern railroad,  puttnig in culverts and taking out  ties, continuing in the same business  iif Washington where he also took  sub-contracts grading for. the same  company. Receiving an j excellent  opportunity to go into gardening he  trough!, land at Lea ven woith, the too'  of the Cascades, built an elegant home  upon it and outbuildings to mutch  and in supplying the camps of that  vicinity which, were then booming,  made money rapidly,, But when the  Alaska excitement came there was tn  stampede from these camps, and  Magnuson resolved to trek, to Skag-  way. That trip cost hiin, in addition  to loss of time, aliout $800.. . Returning to British Columbia hc worked  again ut railroading on the Columbia  Western lailroad, then building from  Robson to Midway.' Tiring of this he  Irecjiure once more a. gold) prospector  for two years in the Kdrttle River  country: leaving there ih,, lflOO und  settling in the famous Lardeau district where he took tie contracts .with  the C. P. R. Co. for somtj time and  finally located the Handy * Group -at  Ger<u*d.--Ayearvago ��������� Magnuson -and  his partners, made a deal with Col.  Brayton. of Dulutb. Minn.,, for these  propositions* receiving out of $300,000  worth bf shares, his portion ' 83,333  shares which, are now quoted at"**15*J  cents, but which will ultimately.becom-S  very valuable. Mr. Magnuson. Ben'  Lawson and Eric Sternd, subsequently  located a claim named the Gold Bug/  near Magnuson's properties. Tbey hita  other valuable propositions, Gold Hill  and Goldsmith, which W. B. Pool  bought on terms satisfactory tn all  parties concerned. These mines are  very promising, Mr. Magnuson und  his partners still retain the Gold Bug  and have great confidence in its future.  It has been surveyed by. the Provincind  Surveyor and next spring extensive  development operations upon it will  begin for which the owners have  ample capital in hand. They have  interests also in Tenderfoot and Poplar  Creek, which are very attractive. Tlie  lost named district is in Mr. * Magnuson's opinion phenomenally rich and  will ere long become : the greatest  gold mining camp in the world. The  intelligent prospector will here hnd  himself better ie warded for his* toil  and experience thnn in any other campTT  On Lake creek, opposite from Poplar  creek and across the Lardo river there  has been but little prospecting done  but all signs point to a rush to that  country in the spring. If the government could be persuaded to imild a  bridge'across the river and a_trai|  through thiH^iinu'vellously^rich district, making' it easily accessible and  available for transportation of ore and  freight, Mr.' Magnuson is positive  Poplar Creek and adjacent districts  would beat the-world's records as a  mining' camp. "^ And his opinion is  endorsed by*!-all competent bulges  l'amilirtr with that country the Provincial Mineralogist to the contrary not-  withsanditig.. Mr. Magnuson will  spend the win ter in 'Los Angeles, Cal.  In the pleasant shades of orange groves  our Swedish miner will enjoy a well  deserved rest, ' Referring to the extra  ordinary success .which has attended  the cffnrtH of W. B. Pool, Mr. .Magnuson suid that that gentleman could  not fail of success in almost anv pursuit, owing* to the patience, persistence  and tinrememitting energy which, he  put into his work. Moreover, said  Mr. Magnuson, Mr. Pool's example  and personal magnetism has been an  inspiratlon'to many other prospectors  who it-juicu today in the possession of  rich properties which, were it not for  thc advice and encouragement given  them by that gentleman, would in all  piobability never have passed into  their hands.  / * ������^i -^ *i$i> ���������*������$������ t<^ i$> -^n^n^> ^ d^ (t^ i^ *$i i$t> *i$m|> ������$^ -^ c^ ^> ������(^i -h^it t^>������ ���������*!> t^g-i  BOURNE BROS.5  ty Hay, Oat*, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  I  Bacon, Hams,   Eggs,  Groceries  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS  BOURNE  MACKENZIE AVENUE.  tytytytytytytytytytZnfytytytytytytytytytytytyty  MARVELL0U8LY  RICH FIND.  In theSwredc* Group���������Quartz  in Gold and -not Gold in  Quarts���������A* Bonanza Mine-  Lucky Owiaers-* *  This -week ~a vary rich strike was  made on the 8wede group. Men wei*������  put at work on a surface showing nn  MYSTERY OF  ARROW LAKE  Timber .jCruiser   Supposed:- to ���������  HareBieen Drowned���������Wreck  of Rowboat in , Which he was  S-ten. Found:, ���������"?    /  A' inyjiterious-di-ounirrg   took   pl<i<ia  on Arrow lake'last' Wedii*esdn>tvaftei> * *  the  ���������m  m  the"������pp^itesht>Vth^ in   ������*������  dmtbiotO..  development by tunnel ;*uid jrhaft  is  Drolet, ������ timber cruiser for the  YiilV  lw*incr* pm-ri-wl (in - Am. o fo.* I������ii* *i' *nAi..-(j.    t-T-   ���������--       .. ~- ***  being carried on.     After a few feet of \ CoiumHa  Lumber  stripping was  doiie'a-ledge   between '  thrdM and. four feet in width  ���������wan -un-  covei-ed, the oi-e of which is tbe richest  yet discovered in the camp.   One piece  of quartz,   or rather gold; carrying  quarts and weighing 4-'o7..,;-tave 3r oz.  gold.     About ISO pounds -of rock -was  brought down froon-the'-miner* Tuesda.v  b*f.8*iperintendent*Morg������n^:tb)<t  itis,  oitiinated.will run upwitrfteof tWOjUM  to the ton. t- The whole ledge is not, of  cooraa; as rich as the* samples brought  dbtvnV'but'it is freely 'spattered   with  Raid tund will probably average at the  lowest ������sti������Mtte.**l*2,0DO to'phe ion.     If  tbe  valuo*  continue' with depth the  Swedt group   will .prov-s .by far the  rictuest  umpcrcr  yet discovered    in  British Columbia, ' and > tbe    Great  Northern Mines,. Ltd., ��������� the  owners  and  of  which-Mr.   W.   B.   Pool   is  manager,   may, with-.'safety   talk of  "millions  staring ,them" in tbe face."  All the local shoi-oholders. in the company ai-e uatur*Ul*r very  much elated  over' thit latest and richest discovery,  not so much Ijtcause they did  not: be-  lie-*-e in their properties,- but because  of  the   ���������*"��������� --"  **  C'onipanv.   t 'Be-V  tweeu half-past three and four o'clock?1;  in the afternoon   Drolet stju-tSed'froiitl* I  Ht? I  paperb.���������Poplar "Nugget"..  t.        -  SHARKS TAKEN* OFF THK MARKET  At a meeting of the^principal owners  of the Oyster-Criterion, Swede group  and Lucky Jack on .Tuesday, it was  decided to withdraw the shares of the  Great Northern Mines, Limited, from  the market, and it is officially announced that no further stock in that  company will be offered to the public.  If additional capital is necessary for  future work the present shareholders  will supply it. This step on the part  of the Great Northern" directors is  looked upon as an indication of\ their  confidence in the company's properties.  Those present at the meeting where  this important decision was arrived at  weie: W. B. Pool, J. J. Young. M.L.  A., W. F. Cochrane. F.W. Godsaland  T. Kilpatrick.  Halcyon in a small row   boat*- for-     u  Leon, a-'few^miles   awny.^'J^hia-, was" ;  tbe-last seen.of him.**1- "fte-next w������-������*  irjfCthe Iwatwas fonrvd-on:' thes beach.  About mld*j-aj;!^^jrjtiei^the^two points *  with the bow torn open? and *-D-*ro*Wt's  coat  hanging  on 'the  nails  ofT the  jogged edge.'   ' Searching part^-we-re  organized to* look.for'- liis   body,., (tnd ''  the Vale-(J!olumbia company, * sent'^p  their tug Irene, which is-still -in^ the  vicinity, to assist in 'the search.'. So  farj however, 'no  trace  of  the  body  has been found,   or  anything -vthii-h-  would tend- to* clear up the mystery  of Uie affair' "'  The most probable theory, advanced  by those who have inspected' the boat  is that it was upset accidentally while  some distance from tbe shore and that.  1 hammei-ing"  the  camp has I IJh-olet riirhted it   *.nH*J.n������������������ ���������-  ������.���������  heen getting  from  some of the coast'"- ^  ^ w' ""taking 01T  hrr.  Board of Trade.  The Board of Trade met Tuesday  evening when John Sweany and Theo  Wadmuii' were enrolled as members.  It was decided Ut take up the matter  of freight rates with C. P. R. with a  view to having same arranged on the  principle of those* now in force in  Calgary. It was also decided to call  attention of. CPB to inconvenience  to merchants in Revelstoke having to  go to depot* to release freight and  suggesting that freight office and  freight shed should be in one place.  It was decided to taka up the matter  of improved service with the Telephone Company.  A communication was read from  Ralph Smith, M.P., stating be was ia  favor of imposing a duty on lumber  equal to that imposed by the U. 8, 9fi  Qan-^wtWBbw*.  Christmas Holidays  A large number of parents and  friends of the children * attended the  closing of the school on Friday morning last. The closing was not marked  by any special ���������pro-gra'tnnie as is  generally the custom but the ��������� visitors  liad the, pleasure of. observing th������  ���������cholars go through their ordinary  school Work. From tbe little ones in  Miss Grant's room to the 4der scholars  in the Prlncipal.'8 div4sioh"each and all  acquitted themselves it* a remarkably  creditable manner. JA's ' tbe visitors  proceeded, from one division to the  other and trhserved. -.the work of the  scholars which Was -on exhibition in  every room they 'could not but feel  that Revelstoke possessed a * public  school stait second to none in tbe Province, and felt proud of the progress  made by the children under their  different teachers.  Another room will be opened after  thes holidays' which will be taken  charge of by* Miss Hobbs.  Several of. the teachers were the  recipients of handsome gifts from their  scholars.  Opera House Tonight  The great comic singer and king of  laugh makem, Mr. Edward Barrett,,  will appear at the Opera House to'  night, A social' dance will be given  after theentettainment.  * l������<������n grophat ��������������� Chriotuws Bve*,  cout put it in the >*ow and tried to  ������������������addle the partially submerged craft  ashore, and tbat finally, overenme^by  the coldness of the water, he let go"  and was drowned. The boat n>ay  then have;'drifted in with the wind  and waves and Im*cii wreck fni on the,  Ixjiildei-s along the .*,hpre. This is  merely surmise, lio-vc.ver. and nothing definite is known as to what,  really did liappen.  The deceased wns .-1   single   mail" of  about tO years Of age.     He   hod t>e������Hi_  with-the-Vale-ColiTinhia   people"'ftoi*  over IT yi-ai-s . in   different capacities,  and   was  one   of   their   most valued.  employes.    He has ii brotherctnployed .  at Nakusp by the same company, who  is now taking part in  the  search   for  the Ixfdy.     H*!forc coming.to British  Columbia.      Drolet      resided      pear  Montreal,   Que.,   where  tome  of his  relatives, still   live       He   was ��������� well  known in Nelson,   frequently  coming  hereon business.   He w*satemperate'  man and was perfectly sober when be  left Halcyon, and as he wae'jaccnstobj-  ed to rowing and hkiidliug-, bbai>-"'ir is  difficult to conceive how the' accident' .  happened.*���������Nelson News.  f  A Social Evening.  The Junior Conservative. Club had  a successful meeting in Selkirk Hall  Monday evening. There was a 'large  attendance and u musical programme  consisting of vocal and iiistrumentat  numbers was given by different meiit>  hers of the society. . 3Ir. Thos. (Taylor,  M. P. P., gave x short speech-*.reviewing the legislation introduced by * the  Government during its shore tlta**'of  office. During tlie evenin^tl(o>Presf-  dent stated that' aftei-*- the\'h(Wid������ys  regular meetings of ihe*yassooiation  would be held twice o= weefc,>olf"5^������hicU  notice will he given later.  In view of the probd-htlit>*f4*aft**. an  early Dominion election thr -hiiriifer  Conse.rvativ<!s are determined bo^kaep  awake and be ready for the figjM. Tbe  work of the young men in the recent,  provincial election was an eye-opener  to old campaigners, and by keepiot;  then- machinery in working order wOI  give just as good all account' of-tlMm-.  nelyea Ul Uie Pojoiwon ctM0{t������igq������  **ig** _-a-^.i*. dualities.  *...ly before TT* (polr-on III. appropri-  .   1 lire vacant th.-one of France he ono  Ksfced a grca: lady to explain the  errnce between "'an accident*' and ';(  -fortune." "If." she said, "you were  f*iU into the Sc-T-'c, tlrat would he an  -iih'-it; if they milled you out again,  it vould be a n*:*jfortune."  A  IT*tie  girl   v.-  ���������n   *i:r   the   rabli!  ���������--a* r. creature oi*  .���������  t---chcr  whe'!.  '.   "Ves, a small  ." rvswered  the  -.i-o*j.ie little  ( writing a eomposi-  :. and, never having  ���������ny sort, enquired of  r the rabbit .had a  one. None to speak  readier. Tlris is tire  introduced  the mat*  I**-  I*  ���������  If  d  I  ��������� tfr 'in her compo-iion:  "The rabbit hn*-  .-'7  *ci(*iTl tail���������but wu mustn't talk about  '���������jilt."      -I" *  A rcwly-arrivc.l Westerner was con-  fioni.lt in a street of New York late at  r'^ht by a ruffian with leveled revolver,  11 Tro made the stereotyped demand:  *-'!ive me your money or I'll blow your  .. tVains out." "Elow away," said the  Westerner; "you can live in New York  nithoirt brains, but you can't without  nionpv."  K  Recently a boating party, on" the Bos*  ���������/.'��������� tr.n  Harbor,  was  passing Rainsford  Is-  liad, upon whicli  there is a farm school  -fur wayward  boy-.    It being a holiday.  " these young farmers had the freedom of  ���������'the island and were apparently having a  - ".cry jolly time orr the shore. A lad of  ie ven, who had  be-u intently  watching  - their sport from the deck of the boat,  trrrned to his mother and said eagerly:  -������������������IIow bad do you have to be to get.  there, mamma?"  There was good talk-at' a tea party  pven'once at the observatory of Cambridge, England. Sydney Smith was  there, and althourli he took the wonder-  rut work of the place serioirsly, lie had  -a light manner of expressing himself.  The "party T-had been.led "up tb look at  .1upitcr,--:and this was Ms comment:  "Jupiter? If you hadn't told mo, I  ehould have taken it for a bad s>hilling.:*  ���������Where is Sir John llerschel?" asked one  of the guests. "ITe is at the*Cape of  ".ood Hope," sard the astronomer, .Ah \  ' Tie was ordered there tb observe the  'tars of the* southern hemisphere." "Ah,"  raid Sydney" Smith, "I suppose yon t=  tronomers, when you are ill, are ndii *ed  to change your shirs just as we ordinal \  .   mortals are told to change our air"  It  is  related   that   one   evening   li-i  ������������������ winter,  at a dinner given  in   nonoi   of  t: Mrs.  Pat Campbell,  in  New York    lhe  i     ���������& English." actress remarked', loftily:"' lhc\  -j   ���������*- wanted me to play *Tess of the D'Urbcr  ���������^   v~--lilies' in England, but I  thought  it  a  z ��������� ��������� iulgar character, and I  can't  be-gros^  * ; i, vou'.know." This Irom the woman *i\ho,c  ��������� ?"������-~ whole, fame .rested on her impersonation  i   o  nf women with mtilocTofous pasts oi no  s ���������������������������toriotis presents  was' astounding  to  al  - -^   oresent; each* one of whom had said some  ^'t-'thing in extenuation* of the sins of poor  ****     Tess .and  in ���������;. admiration    of   Hsird-.'-  *     liiast'erpieee   as   a ^dramatic     character  Irawing.1'*Tor a lhomont there' wa*.   n  ���������   *"mbaTfassed-silence, and then Miss "Win  *-en, who is: to star in the play .this sci  -on. i-polce up.innocently: "It is dreadful  o beSo sensitive.   I expect, Mrs. Camp  icH,-you.find it'h'r.rd even to accept your  .**^*������,bafl: oirthe.gross receipts."  *''    **tr  JEnsrlish*' baronet* its "notorious  foi  =.*r--.-ws-literal.application  of    the  proveib  - * .*. hic'r recommends that.'particular caic  * -bould be .exercised, over the hoardiiv  '   it the pence1."!.! order that tlie pound  -- *iray:be*roan'ed'!it-"si.Kty**per cent.^  A few  --i.lay-s-r.go lie took-a hansonT^t Plceadill,*  ������������������N^njrcji?, jnd told, the man  to  drive.Inn  ���������.o Yioloria Staliofi. whero he geneiou-  ^i%   presented him  -.vith the sum. of on-  ' hiUir.^.    "It's  aT'Jing wav .for a." bob,  ���������".-ommented^ the "disgusted ..���������Tehu.'* .   "}���������  liquid   have,* been, shorter. H* you   h*fw  some throush  the. Park," , p.ojitely. Miig ���������  ���������v-j^c-ted the baronet.    "The Park's, closed  c dav." replied the dabby,-gruffly.   "Tn  'i-ctU"  said tbe barojreti iilerodulousU,  r'-ibid may .1- ask" J-wty.Y*.... 'IB'eause-*   "   "    .lost sixpence in there, j o-  erdav." and'the gate3 are .to./.bp, clo=e.  '   mil'it U'found!"   And the grin ot t'r.  '������������������.standing porter? could be heard bill  . i*ny down Buckingham Palace  road_  i*~2."Chicago millionaire, George T. Clmc  ���������nd an extraordrrviry hobby.   He wao -  ^���������oanoisseur of Irif'rmen, according, to O'j  .<ul     papers.      Though  on   himseli   in  rid never sperl  more than  15 or "(���������  ���������L   its'n: dav, be* thousht noiirins oi lm\  ri'_' Irishmen * sumptuous  dinners,  with  -n'mpagnc, in onhr to-hear them la'.k  ia   their, murfc.-.l   brogue.    An   Ir'shnr.ii  orV played Colo-*1 Cline false.   Hesto'-  *-s pajr of boots t*-*>m him.  \  Strange Run of Numbers.  "Odd how one particular number wilr",  ���������eem to be connected with the fate of  some particular person, is it not?" naked  the man with the incandescent whiskers  of tho maji with the underdone nose.  "Yes," answered the man with the  underdone nose. "Now, there* "was Fin-  ley JMarigger, down our way. He was  born on the. sixth day; "of the month,  grew to be six feet tall, had six .children,  and died on the sixth day of the week,  worth six million dollars."  "Rather strange," said  tbe man with  the incandescent whiskers; "but it isn't  a    circumstance .. compared ..J;8..-"Jenny-  son    Ten  "JEyckc,    a    fellow*"!' us?d  to    know.      He    was    born    on     the  tenth   dny    of    the   tenth    month,   i"  tho tenth  year after hia parents,   wero  married. He was always a tender-hearted,  boy, and at ten years of age he lost ten  fingers and toes altogether by trying to  save ten kittens that had been thrown in  front of a train of ten cars ori tire tenth  siding in the railway yards at 10.10 a.m.  Ten years later he was married to Ten-  nie   Tendall,   whose   father   owned   ten  ���������business blocks,  each  ten  stories high.  They were divorced in ten weeks, and ho  married a girl named Tenwick, who lived  ten miles from Teneriffe,   They got room  10 at a hotel on their bridal tour, which  began on the tenth day of the month,  and  the  hotel  collapsed  at  ten  o'clock  at night, and ten hours later they du"  them out, and she was dead. He mourned  her for ten days only, and was then married to a -widow woman by the name of  Tengerrow.     She   eloped     with   a.  man  named Tenhally ten minutes after they  ���������were maTried.v It "went along that   way  until Ten Ej-oke haft married ten wives,  and he was perfectly: happy with   the  ���������tenth."*"*, ,'���������    ���������/.-'',' '"i-y  i "That*" certainly  is  remarkable,"  observed the man With the underdone nose.  ���������-.'��������� "Yes, ���������������������������Aid' in  addition :Ho '"all that  Tennyson Ten Eycke was the most tender-hearted man you ever tcife-iv, in spite  'of".his  misfortunes.    Also,  he  was . the  champion'" tennis player,'but-at golf it  always took ten strokes for him to put  the ball in the hole, and a3 a usual thing  ho- lost ten balls in every game.   He died  ten   years   ago,   having  been   shot   ten  times bt   a man who disputed a debt of  ten dollars and ten cents "  The man with the underdone nose  cast a glance of suspicion at the man  with the incandescent whiskers.  "A-nd," he* -mused, "I suppose tlrey  huned Ten Ejcke. in .a gnrvc ten feet  deep ancl ten miles from nowhere, and  the tender tendrils of ten of thc tendei  est vines are tentatively twining over his  ten year old tomb " ������ ���������  Then the m-an with the incandescent  ���������whiskers ord-ered some ten-cent cigars,  end they -smoked for ten minutes ���������  "Judge."  GOVERNMENT VS.  OPPOSITION.    ;  llc.i-.y-** eighti  lo  tike p.ut  in  the by election Rugby match,  Octobei   28Ui,  bust  two  ont  of  thiee  Victim of His Own Game.  The Macgregors of the Sahara.  Thank heai en, there 13 still somo mystery left in the woi Id A book with n,  litle like that of "Tho Masked Tawai-  sW makes us grateful that we  live now and not some hundred ye.ns  Hence, when all the tncts of the woi Id  ixquires that lie should not harry caravans and exact blackmail, but we have a  sneaking desire that he miy long continue to do so.���������London "Outlook."  Meant for a Compliment.  zed in gazetteers, when no surprise will  Meet tlie traveler anj-where, when siv-  ige peoples will have died out or have  aeeoine civili/ed into shuts and Sundiy  bats, and wild beasts will survive only  is stuffed specimens in museums  The masked Tawareks'    Critical hon-  ������sty compels us to say that the author  Is  a  mighty  long  while  in   getting  at  them;  but  the journey and  the scaich  nre  thoroughly  enjoyable.    The  Tawareks are the people we hear of so often  In connection with lr^rrch c\tcirsron in  North Africa    The Sahara rs therr courr  try-^the Sahara of -ind. loneliness and  .pcsolation,  thc Sair.irx pt the oasis, the  palm     plantation     and     the     sohtaiy  3ios(j[U(������    A3 to tho orrgrn of the Taw n  eks and therr Hngingc let the  learned  Jocidc    Our author describes them as a  Berber race; but, whatever their hiftorv  , Dr desequt, certain it is that to daj  tiny  >������re   nomads   of   the   Sihaia   who   lev}  blackmail  on  all .who  u*>c   the   earav in  ,fOutQ������  through   the   (le-ert    and    firlrn*;  f  tjierr d"iirnrnls   vuke  J (-C  selves  'TliTbovTe's^e'a^Hi'fe'n^l^ to 'enter' iht. wanderrng ������<jrnmiin.ue-* Ti r 11 ou*i_Jha^21  thouclit'V*mpiii-eht, <t**htn  be"JilitJpe"d! ������.* tl������d.haunts or  ot-icr people',  to whom  "  " .they  aire known  ehre(ly aa raule-i-,  who  come like a , wbir'wnrd upj>T_ the, en  cawpnicat in the nrrk befpe* thc-dnvn,  : jjid make no =em rip, to Uke ^r*iii-_in  life if {bey ire j^M-f5*l. To visit trie  Ji-Rirtk- 'note tlio i ������ ������'* and eu-toun,  and -rx possibl* photormph tlicir eoui  teiinuces, wi-> tue oojiit oi oui -inth-ii  Jrtis la*>t.propi-*;od 11 V duTmil**   io  Immigrants, the vv oi kers   in "the  soeii*l  -settlements say, so ofterr w i^>h to adapt  Mil he accurately  mapped and  epitom-     themselves aa fast as possible in  ways  Mrs Potter Palmer's son Honore, who  ���������was married in August; once outwitted a  concierge in Paris neatly.  A lad of sixteen or thereabout at the  time, he was spending thc winter in  PariB with Ins mothfci One cold- m-jlTr.  in Pebruary lie stajed out unusuitlh  late, and, desurng to- *������ct irt wrthout  awakening anyone, hf Tiirrg up* the con  cierge softly 'lhe cortcitTge, .With eqinl  softness, ca'uie downsttYrra. He whispered  through the ld-Vl-ole,-"R tbat you; M  PalmerT" and then lie **tia,- posUrvcJy ���������  "I lan't let *v ou in, sir *v     '       -"'.-���������-������  "Why not?" asfced tde young min 1   K  "Because the rultvi"hr*3- *very* at-ridW*.-s^ncessiqn oi tjierr d-irrnrrds v'i'ke J u  ������aid the'conci(irg(r"rW-one eVer jiHr^'pa-T th,*-m3*?K^ ">Jhp 'V00'1 ������111 ** x\  in aftet midnight"  ***--\   "-���������"*���������-'���������������       fcjie  simple   phn".   T!re\   live  in   ,.n i'  Piscoverin  tbe (theft,* the trv'Sionarre   pursu  .,,lr-_hmanI=e������SJtjikin3_hi.'?*. _P  jibnit   to  enter  ���������:   pawWni(*>]i  ���������in iU   in   Ins   h.nd.       "Tkose  'Tioits: vou hav -rr.len them."  -on'LClinc-  '���������Pit-.-   it wn?  only  -i.i. the  Irish!:--  ^n jlior.nirc   *naT(  ' f ��������������� ^'istrdTdi and  -."���������(tea: "It '.���������.-:-  ���������r.*' ."Onlv a jo!:-.  ./r.-tc:    ".Well,   M-.  frn-ii your lioti-e   i r  a h^n yxM'ovt'r''"���������'-'  ������in" te*fltf.*lf t'ni  But  fellow.*!- ���������������������������.._*. - *  ^.'Jfhe'iQncrerge iti^tanOy 4revv badjc the  bor������*"C6'me m^oTtlV~,Mjke_no no.**-  UKinsjeur," hQ^satd ihai^jalesalju^        ���������'  But"yo"ung Palmer vvas ������lreidy regret*  ting tne' gold  louis���������h)** U$i oflfi    'A ���������    ..     T  thought struck him  and he bad no soon    * irons    he Tnir o  er, entered than hc sa*kli,   . ' -'-covers up to t.^-ev  "Ch, av thp way, I lptt^i bo���������ok.on ine  etono balustrade outsidt*, Dajrou mtrrc  getting it for me"'     . ,     ,,  W ith great polite-(;33 tlje conciprge- n>  his bare feet, trptocd ou.tvupoa the cold  atones "While he frrrr.bled abo\rt the* boy  pushed to the door nnd'lpckecl it  "Let me in,.monsieur,?', whispered* the  concierge, who had on, nothing but ��������� .**  nightdress of white lin.en.;       _ ���������'  "I canTt let you in. W.c let, no one in  after midnight..   Unless ".,  But youug Palmer haH,..to go no-fnr  :"tb^rT'the-1C0T;c:erg^ffJ^*rg-ir.--th^-^  perceived _ that   he   had.been  ousted.; ^.1������������������'!''*  and speech to then new ciiAironmcnt  that tliey sometimes acquire the lai-  guage, as it were, wrong side foremost,  getting a vivid and modern assoitment  of slang before tliey can use even ordinary woids oorrectlj.  A young woman who has taught ���������  clas3 ot little foreign-boi rr gn ls, and who  l.appenat'to be in iippeerance peculiarly  small, dainty and elegant, had the pleo*-  ������������������uie recently of oveiheiiirng two of her  pupils speaking of her, ������ajs the "Youtn'a  Compiiuon "  'She is a bully ladv '" siid the fir*>t  with enthu-jiasm      .c*he is gieatl"  "Oh, ves," assented the other, "she 19  great she is gian', she is lnimeiise1 An'  the hat she ivas wear' It l*. a mo=t stjl-  rslr corker"  Another woman had a more startling  CTpeiience She is plump arrd pleasing  to look at, jriat light in the ejes of her  friends, but in her own a little too nea:  the point where one ceases to say plump  and begins to use a less agreeable woid,  irrd that she mav some day slip ovei the  lrne of division between th; two is her  secret and haunting fe^r As a chnritj*  JYori-.pi and in pure neighborly kindnes^  she 4ias made many fi lends liuong the  foreign {)orn resident*? pf her city One  Oi them, a_ voluble, waim he-rW \v(jmtn  oi middle "age, whose" v ocabulary'is innd~  cent ot more than one pronoun, and all  but the most direct and omrous adiec  lives, once met her unexpectedly in the  street after a vicaliun from which the  settlemeHt-workor had returned rosy,  sunburned, vigor, as, ind eanyrng an c\  is a point oi il.ri.i-t re i*i**;i.- cn^ift'c tra_ pound or two which she pieterred  "~ *^*ep   the   ne  ttle cold intense, and his clotliinp  was drenched thiougli The batl  which he had received had not  chilled him much, for the water wa'  wanner than thc arr outsrde, and lu-  cvertipns would have kept him warm  anyway, but out in thc wind the chance*  were that he would fiee/e if he did not  ijuickly reach a fire Hastily recoveung  his bearings, hc set out anew, and had  the good fortune to leach the post with  out fui thei  tiouble.  A Water Contest  to  <t folded V'ot-i      II   v  -his  Ta art rex* a;   '.I-*  takins   pno'o.r-rn-*-'   o  worfien, wiicm   (.   p r  .  tlie aivno o.  r re men  ki-ep  ri the eve- v i*->  Mr Kill!/ lOdrtd  'd " lceeeuen   in  t-ir a   oi   tneir  ii'-n "o nnvc1 in  ii!1..? motx in  be  mexor.  thief before .( 1  .'re again t!**'J man r>> i  f.n!y n j->!-e. vour hor.* ;  -, liVy ?."' iiiid (he m;l--'i* i  -. Ciine, how far away I  :i,i'l he carried the boo:j ;  Him?" '-Over si mil*-: '���������;  millionaire.    '"IT-id  for i*  and  in  his  turn   slipped   the  gold  lr  under the door.    JtV.'keLins. it,  the  admitted thii man and then went -i'-.k  to btd.  ,iri-M'  roi rt," "said t^.o ���������reigistra-te.    "This  jass.of cofxyivi the joke too far."  ..,>.. .,(-  -���������i*,yr(*Brt*BIM-^Ser*'. heta, young fellow, yoc  J^-^fuaX., Ua. jet'bujj-*.i -.. *.  :-.. '���������.i-mI<eeilg.<tii'ani" onid' tia stern parent to  ��������� ,.. *fc������ applicant fo.r,A job as ,son-in-law, "I  ..     (*r������iii\ vou .to.k.'^.'A* that Iapent five thou:  " 'lin'd "dollars'' un   rnj-  daughter's   educa-  ��������� "iion." "ThoTik*/���������' rejoined thc youth 'who  jrra������ tmirg. to bi-Mk into the family cir-  '*������������������* aie; "then I won't have to eend her to a  Jgfccql *JB������*B*"���������Chicago "Daily News."  An I'maginrir*- Mongoose.  A passenger entered ;i railway e.u*;  riage* in Australia, irr ,\v!ij':h .v.V.-is aenteii  a particuj-jrly, a^'rc*?iv"e 'comiuerci:U tni;  veier. and plift-.cd in the rack opposite .a  amali Wo'daen"box pierced- with bol.rs. In  the conversation'which fallowed-tins.-com*  mur-'ial traveler gave fi-vcrnl hints that  he-would like to know what was in the  box, without avail. At last hi.s curiosity  got tho bStter of hirrr.   ::    "   '  "I say, -old man,'! he. asked, "what  have you in.thatbpx?". ������������������*������������������������������������������ ..  ,*..  "A ���������nongoosc'-'.-.w-vs. the .reply.  ��������� A series pt" diplomatic remark's foi*  'lowed,' aimi-SKat' getting :lhc--rev/aim for  carrying it.mongooaeyhnt'.nn no- exfilana-  tionVa3 o.nTcred.vthe..^.(>.mmer8ial traveler  bad .to. say plump^orrt;* .- .....  ' . "WKat nfei yoii goiYrg' to *db' with' thai,  mongoo'se?"*' ��������������������������� ' "���������'���������"    '"'   "''      '*���������'"  i , Tl������e juiA&ep he. gob.wax* *>Y.m:#o.ing to  Rpe.a,^riefl(t*vvbo.*Jhas.be*������n;(\j-inkmg. very  JheaVilv./ji .late^rso,'heJiv:ily, in fact, lh.it  ���������he'ha-f'cTfeveldp'fid'dtirrtii'm* tremens.' You  ���������mrty'be aware- ���������tliaf,pcopie'ao--'*iHifTcrinfl  are inclined-to see-snnke.s, and.yo" maj  .also bft atj-are, that .tliero.U. nothing on.  'cal th so deadly to .snake's ,a������' a. mon-.  gooke," lie, .sat back, '^M.ently riatisfiod  that he .lr'aid gi'vdn* a, full jand cpmplet'  explanation.' ..'     "'.'   ,  "Uriti���������but,*I fioy," aaid thc*je.oim-|-ncrcial  traveler, "Uiobr snakes are imaginary."  "So   is* my .mongoo.-ie,"   returned   t.h������  person interrogated.���������"Sporting Times."  *  ii>  u-.:���������![.!!  iir ji*.  tiie  i  .11  *in<l  ennn  i   from *tli.  ivrest.nor reaari.'. Ti.*^ wiitwi nee o(  the young m.de T.iw-JrftK ��������� wnam.. wuh  much jrreater difficulty thain"in*'th*i'*cn?Tc'  of-the women, he indoc'xi:^* irne,*A*(ir 'i;;:  f*ce is extremely fine as ������������������r^-rmdjiwd by  phot.i^raphy. The youth ini-zht lu- poi;t  ���������as-well ti* warrior, ifen* far itis lypici!  the author dr.������ n'A ������.ay. .(������j pi'(il>.<l>!v  caimot,.as,hi?_jj.ri(l i������jj_oi'P'f|T'��������� uniti**- cV  Ta np..' tint, :*i~tf**"il*rir-f  of iithir- ' ii.������iv'(-t -**i*i*(iir*.- oi :'.***  Viiwai-.lv*", -tiie   pri.>.���������,<������������������-! Ik*   (Jiynity,   '���������'���������!<���������  I small    we'sl-form--"!    Initu'.*.   ti...   .it,', lure,  ���������  the ff:ii"'..'Aine<*e. to wai*  I client belief in   tii... ..r.eri  i sphfre oi man'.-  p.*rf(;.i  1 ment. ������'������������������  j So nl������o-'.'lien *we t".rn from -f r>r- men  to the-. ������le-(-!*t ->'('n<*s so wli (le-rerihed in  the book, bow i.be desire* t,i .viirth .rn*  jtirred ont-.e more. Ag.uu we learn 11������*  true, aigi'tilien'irci.' *ot that frail ly mis-  irsed word "qrwi.s" js we'follow, tiie'lit*'  .tie company of men"-find (crroela Iriroucjh  some lonj?-day's ���������irtririray*over, the limitless sand, no .hot that it ��������� can scarcely he  held in the-hand', so finprrmanant that  the. pile.d-.np. mounds ;in<l dunes shift  from year* to -year, s*** loose that in  places one sinks in if ankle-deep. In  due time, but never; before desired, appear in the* distance, the.speck.s of tufted  palms. ������������������ The!-camel/|iiickciis its pace until   lt .reaches   thc   hollow   where   lies  ��������� stretched a. .-green* place of shrubs, trees,  berrlea and flower", a place of mnrl  houses,, mud- mosques and���������water. On  the morrow the desert again, and sand,  sand, as far a.s, the next oasis. We have  read of all this before, of the glare, thc  sky,colors, the mirages, the. suit pools,  .but we do not remember t.o have heard  of the "w.e'ird, un'ti-ceoiin'table droning of  thp. Sahara," at all hours .'bv day and  night. The booming of London we know,  and the long moan of the sea", and tho  crooning of t'he night -winds among tho  hills, but that droning ofj the. Sahara is  a. thing we would go far tojhoar for its  'nwii" Sake. Indeed the book shows lis;  how good, i3 life even in the. tfisert. The |  Sahara can bo no mere .waste while tho!  Tawareks mrrvlve. |  France  ha������   painted   the  Sahara  into  not to remember  Her friend ru*>hcd up to her beaming  with welcome, ������ci/ed her in nn envelop-  rrg embnee a id. then wi,lnng to ev  grcss^a polite appreciation of ber blojm-  mg appeinrr'c' exclaimed loudly in a  lore? of riptnr   ���������  "Gosh!   Arn't ue fat?'  Undeib the. Ice. i_"''.*  Captain Joseph LaJB.-irge/qne of tho  early pilots of the .Missouri Paver,was  noted for his courage and dairing. In  MkB-iwintei^jiLJSM.Jhe- -^SJl������jkS������������iJlli-  .foilowinti; adventure, wlirc-H-:-i rccqrderTfif~  the "History of St<;.-(nrbo.rt JTavi-jation on  the Missouri Jliver," by Jlr, II, J\l. Chit  tenden.    l!e*ii'id  river, which was fr  B. path  aero-*.,  w]  .A.State of Nature,.  " Our Ehglirrti cousins lisfc-'Meft off" 'for oui  "cast-off* **��������� applied toadecoBd-liand gar*  -m(enU.*������* Th������.*>foll������w.ing advertia;<iinKnt'i-i������<'  cently app^red in.^.LonJflpp pin\f- "Mf.1  and Mrs. iTardy have left off el'otllint.'BI  nil kinds. 'They can'bo seen any Ahy  from 3 to 6 p.m."���������Julia I. Patton la  "Iippmcott's Mngazine."..      I'casion tu cress tha  ten dee;). Tiiere wis  I'd ran between r ;vo  larj;e air*hoI<;s tl.r-.-jrrgh the ire. The  went Sim Was extremely cold, arid a bli*  card  had already begun.  Captain La I large wrapped himself  in a blanket coat.'held'tight to his b.uly  , by, a belt, and was armed .with .a rit!(!,  'tomahawlc and knife. Tie felt confident  of crossing all right, for the di.-it.ririce  wns short, and ire knew the way ko well  that he felt as if he could 'follow it.  blindfolded. In tact,-that, was practically,his situation, for tho wind drove  the snow into Irr3 face so violently that  it was ilhpoisible to look ,ahead. Getting bis bearing*! as well as he could,  he .started on a slow run irr face of thn  blinding storm.  It was in any eaae a reckless performance, considering the existence of the  air-holes near  thc  oath;   but  La  linrge  A story in winch a poinfci'a loyalty  persistence and foolhiidriicss are nu\e-l  in about equil propoiIrons is quoted be  low from tho New Yoik "Sun" Point  ers are not naturall} good water dog^  but some of the breed, as sportsmen  know, come neai peifcttion, and such an  exceplron rs a dog owned by a Texan  u imcd Btuleson  One night JMr Burleson shot a wil'  goose which waa lljnig ovei to its nig'n  retreat in a salt bay The bird waiving tipped, camo. down, on a long slant  ind fell into a tink a quaiter of a. mill  cut.   The dog did not notice rt  Tlie ne\t morning Jlr Burleson w.i  walking over the pi air re with the dog  md found the bud qturtlv swimmin-.  in a pond not moie than i quarter of <u  acre in extent, but deep It was in pei  feet condition, except foi its sligh  wound, a laige gnrder, and very power  nil.  The dog recc*gni7cd insHnlly that n  was a wounded bud, and plunged n  ,without a woid of command For ���������>  'little while the gaiurcr kept out of tht  way, but it vv is On illy penned in a cor  tier. Then it dived, went under tlie d-o-  and came up five yards awi}  The dog resumed Uie_chrsC, and tin  unequal contest w is kept up for a quii,  fter.of an lioui 4 Tim dog dived time aftei  tunc, but of eouijie could not catch it  ,active advelsarv Soon it was evvim  ming with its nostnls bnelj out of w i  ter, And once or twice thei went undei  It was deaf to all comnirnds Its final  drowning was only a iniUci of minutes  Jlr. JBuilcson had no gun As a lasl  recouiso lie gathered .vjrllli pile of stone  from the edge of the pond irrd begar  hurling them at thc gander. Finally, b}  chance, he struck it oil the back neaT,the  baso of the hecTt'-and-stiiiiried' it for a  moment.; In that moment the .dog closed  and grasped* lt. '���������.*���������,  The dog vvas so tired that' it could do  nothing with the bird, but its hold kepi  its head but of writer while the grinder  =Tth rash cd j fc-iwi tlui .ta jvin asuJ-TioJ)a ttl ing*  pair, the distressful snortings of the dog  mingled with the hoarse calls of Lire gander, fought their way to within l.eii leet  of the liank, and Mr. Isnrloson jumped in.  Tho water' came to his- armpits when  ho reached thnnr, but he grabbed tho gander, took thp dog in orre hand and the  bird In the'other, and brought thorn  ashore. The pointer' Was too exhausted  to stand, but fell on the pdbbly shore  and lay there panting.  . The Physician as a Gambler.  The physician is generally considered  to be rather a poor business man, and  his history in Toronto compels us to assert that he is not a good gambler. The  historian tells us that all peoples, of all  shades and colors, "amble, but the biggest piunger of the lot is the Anglo-Saxon, "because of his superb vital lite-  force." We incline chiefly to three  forms: horses, cards and stock margins.  Tbe gambler at the Woodbine hns a  good time for a couple of weeks; has his  ups and downs, and, of course, comes out  short at the end of the races. He doesn't mind, however, if he has had lots of  fun, and he goes to work with the laudable aim of saving something for the  next races. Card gambling is less healthy.  The player works at night in a room  which becomea close nnd stuffy, and  generally smoke3 nrrd drirrks too much.  Neither of these forms of gambling is  considered correct; neither meets with  the approval of the clergy.  Stock gambling is really the only form  that is eminently respectable. Here the  doctor can work shoulder to shoulder  with thc preacher, the elder, tho church  warden, U'e class-leader, the widow and  orphan, or the fellow who has the willow's and orphan's money. We understand that the preacher is more scientific in his methods than the innocent doctor, and becomes therefore the shrewder  speculator; he knows more ahout.selling  short. We learn from experts that in  stock margin gambling it is more satisfactory to sell what, you haven't got  than to buy what you don't get.  Of course, in the long run, the large  dealers capture the pots. They then become great philanthropists, pillars of  churches, and by eommon consent occupy the highest seats in Ui������ synagogue.  Occasionally, however, even the top-  notchers come to grief, but .strong influences' come to their rescue, the press  loudly proclaims that they are men of  undoubted integrity.' The banks help  them in various ways and assume an  "attitude" tliat has a "reassuring effect.':'  In troublous times things sometrmes be  come unhinged, but guidually "stability'  comes. This is well explained in a cei  tain instance in one of the leading paporr,  as follows "The cause making for stn  bility is tho fact that many weak hold  ers have been wiped out, and their places  taken by strong interests, fully able to  protect themselves" The devil ma^  take care of the small holdeis, the press,  the banks, and the people in high places  don't bother much about them  Stock fever has been  endemic amonir  the physicians of Toronto for  the lust  twenty five  years     Our  profession   fui  nisihes a fine share of the "small denleis"  who are necessary  for the game     Duf  fin's Creek,  Hogs'  Hollow   and  JMnnieo  stocks are put on the market at a suit  able time.   They may mean nothrng, bu'  for gambling Durposcs they answer vciv  well for a while     The nothing is intci  mingled with  the substantial in a verj  ingenious way     Whether one is buying  10 per cent, of nothing oi of sometlrm,.  he is In any ease getting nothing    The  physician   who   gets   hia  tip,   buys   and  sells  shrewdly,  and  increases   a  cnpitil  of one or two hundred to five hundred oi  a thousand dollars within a year is for e  time the happiest man  who  walks om  streets.   Thcra have been nionv of then  dm ing the last five years, but he is gen  eially  sadder  and  wisei   today     Alte  careful  consideration   and    consultntror  ���������vith those who know we tender the foi  lowing advice  to  thc  clever  and  ami).  tious young physrcian: Don't be a clnni  start at once; piny the game like a man  you will be more apt to be  closed on'  soon���������"Canadian Piactitioncr  and  Re  \ lew."  SUCK-TAB ROOT  OF HIS TMU'LE  James Atwell Cured his Kidneys hy using L odd's  Kidney Pills  And his Lumbago and ��������������� Urinary  Troubles Vanished Once and  For All-He Tells His Story.  Campbellford, Ont., Oct.x5.���������(Special).���������That Urinary Troubles and  Lumbago aro the result of disordered  Kidneys has been proved by James.  Atwell of this place. He had Lumbago, antl pains in tlio bladder, and in  passing his urine would hurt him so  as to almost cause tears to come to  his eyes.  He cured his Kidneys by using  Dodd's Kiilncj/ Pills arid his pains of  all kinds vanished.  Speaking or his case, Mr. Atwell  says:  "I think Dodd's Kidney Pills made  a permanent cure in my -case, but I  will* never be without them in " the  house. ,1 had Lumbago and Bladder  Trouble for years. I tried other medi.  cines and a bandage prescribed hy the  doctor, but I could get no relief till  I used Dodd's Kidney Pills and they,  cured me."       :  It the disease is.of the Kidneys or  from the Kidneys, Dodd's Kidney.  Pills will cure it. ...���������*'  A MERRY HEART GOES ALL  THE DAY.���������But one cannot have a  ,merry heart if he has a pain in his  back or a cold with' a racking cough.  To be merry one must be well and free  from aches and pains. Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil will relieve all pains,  muscular or otherwise, arid for ' the  speedy treatment of colds and coughs  it is a splendid medicine.  A brow is often beautified by just ona  curl,  A real pirn citi^cd bv champagne and  but just one bird.  A man nny stake liis happiness on just  one girl    *���������  And have it blessed or blighted tlicn  by just one word  A ball game's winning oft depend1; on  just one run,  A   tram    of   woes    find   recompense  in just one bliss,  The earth  is  golden-glorified  by  iust  one sun���������  But what man's   ever  satisfied  with  "just one kiss"?  A Western Character.  .-���������- '".' ������������������-���������' In Eairest Then.  "I have noticed," said tho" off-hand  philosopher, "thnt, a woinrtri- will get a  golf; dress' wiien' she 1ms no intention to  piny golf."' "That's so,".agreed Ure man  'with thc incandescent whiskers. "And;''  continued the off-lnrnd. philosopher, "she  will get a ball gown'. when she cares  nothing about dancing, and a tennis  dress when she wouldn't play tenrris for  fear she will freckle, and ri'batliiiig suit'  when she hns no thmigirt of going into  was not given to fearing future dangers, I thl. W!lU>ri ,,m| ., ..���������(!!*..; habit "when the  and forged boldly ahead. For once his | v���������ry thought of climbing on ni horse  confidence deceived him. All of a slid- | iv(M j;cr tl|(. '(.^u, **.,(| _������������������< "Yes,"  den he plunged headlong into the river, j f,lt4.rrU|.tC(j  ,,|,c  ,.,,,���������  with  the incandes-  ' cent,   whiskers;��������� "bill,   when   nho  gets  a  lie instantly realized that, he was'in  one of the nir-holcs, but which 6ne? If  it was thc lower one he, waa certainly  lost, for the swift current had borne  him urrder the ice. before he came to the  surface. If it was the upper hole, Ire  might float to the lower.  fie soon ro������e to tho -wrfacc and  bumped the overlying ice. Sinking arid  rising again, lie bumped the ice a second  time. The limit of endiirnnco vviib almost reached, when suddenly his head  emerged into the open nir. Spreading  out Iris hands, he caught the edge of the.  ice.   He held on until he could draw his  her map* as her own. And most strange, knife,- which he plunged into the ice far-  It .is to read the description of a Sheik'a enough to give him something to pull  house Wherein chesp French trinkets and against; and after much neverc nnd pcril-  ornamentg were mingled with objects pi 0tts exertion drew himself out.   lie had  true Arab art' arid fabrication. Nickol  '"'alarm '.clucks and china shepherdesses  hav* M'Stilied -the oaSiis, but over ths  Sahara: as' a' h������Jbitable place prevails and  must provall tlie Tawarck.-   Civilisation  stuck to hi.i rrllo all the time without  realizing tho fact, and came out as fully  armed as when he went in.  But    now     a     new    peril     awaited  him.     The   storm   was   at   its   height'.  wedding drexK she melius business,  notice thatt"���������"Judge."  Evor  Logical.  An Irishman entered a country inn  ind called for a glass of the best Irish  whiskey. -After .being-supplied he drank  it, and was about to walk out when tho  lollowing  conversation   took  place:  Landlord���������Here, sir, you haven't paid  lor that whiskey you ordered.  Irishman���������What's  that  you sny.  ��������� Landlord���������-I said you haven't paid for  that .whiskey you ordered.  Irishman���������Did you pay for Rt  JLandlord���������Of course  I did.  Irishman-rWell, thin, what's the good  of both of us peyins for it?���������"Tit-BijTs."  l*STS**-sY*-Z(WI*������He������������J)JDl8hif(Sct(ui.tSo.-  Powder is a boon to any home It diiii  fecta and cleans at the same time. .~  The recent death of Martha CanaTy���������  better known a3 "Calamity Jane"���������bar  revived many tales of hei remaikible ad  lentures in the West during the carl-  troubles. Once, it is related, she wa  riding in a stage coach driven by Jaji  'fcCaull, a notonous character of Dead  wood, S.D, when a band of Indian  swooped down. McCnull was wounded  and fell back on hi" seat The siv pa-  jen������ers in the coach were helpless wilr  frrglit. "Calamity Jane" sci ambled tr  the seat, lashed the horses mto a in  and escaped. It wns this same JMcCniiii  who afterward was mnde the moil nicin  orable example of "Calniurtv Ja"���������*,���������*  vengeance. McCaull shot "Wild Bill'  Hickok from behind a tree, for a reason  never known,-after "Wild Hill" had  ���������staked him. When "Calamity Jane"  'heard of it, Bhe started at onee to find  McCaull. "Wild Bill" was her friend,  and the fact thnt sho had * once Biivcd  McCaull's life did not deter her from tak-  ihi"--it.^*I.gayeJtJoJiiiiv.oncc,"- alio do-  olarcd, "I'll take it back now-.'-Slie^camr;  across him unexpectedly in .��������������� meat-shop,  .seized, a. 'cleaver, and, threatening te  brain liim If he moved, waited till hei  friends bound bim. She was one of thosr  who tugged hardest to pull him over n  cottonwood limb, and with grim satisfaction*' Bhe watched him kick his lift  away. -  . ',' *   The Upheaval of the Celt  Someone has been yelling forth the  virtues of the Celt. Tho upheaval of the  Celt is a periodic event, and is in sorrre  way distantly related to lho Auslivlra-i  drought cycles nnd the spotsori the sun.  -Personally (says a writer in an Australian paper) I have always found that  you .can'innke a fast friend and sworn  ally of the Celt by .simply remarking in  an affable manner,'"Good night, Sor-  "emit!" The Celtic chest swells imme-  (J'nrJtcly, there is a. nior'c dignified atmosphere about the movements of iiis hind  legs j hnd. after passing that remark  three' nights running y6u 'are free to  commit any crime in the calender���������murder, arson, abduction; anything, in fact.  but the crime of tearing "mc uniform."  Yes, thc Celt is a very fine fellow ns long'  a3 you address him ns "Sergeant"���������unless ho is a sergeant���������then 1 am always  careful' to address him as "Insnector."  Tlrat, however, has- to be done with discretion���������if done too often or too suddenly the Celt is liable to burst.  A Failing: of History.  Freddie���������'Why is it said that history  jan't bj written until years after th.i  eVTJt! Cobwigger���������Because, my boy, :f  H *-*s -written at the time it occurred it  waey*>. probably be true.���������"Judge."  Advantages of Delay.  First Farmer���������You oughter took n  trip to New York years ago. S*.*ond  Fanner���������Oh, I dunno. 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'���������  I A FATAL WOOING  ���������  ���������  ���������  now  an-  BY LAURA JEAN  LIBBEY  Author of " The Crime of Hallow-E'en," " The Flirtations of *  a Beauty," "Willful Gaynell," "Little Leafy," J  " Only a Mechanic's Daughter," etc  '������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������  He   WJtfl . AWtn-rnA   -'.    - t* -  . He was amazed at thc startled cry  *rihich sho uttered m she turned to  him ere he hud fini Tied bis .sentence.  "Oh, Mr. Ross," .sh) cried, cringing  tremblingly lo hi.s r.rm, "let me go  ���������with you; I will fc-urirly die if I am  left   all   alone!'*  h  tbe  we  nre  The ploading expression on the beautiful young face, the quivering lips,  and the tears lying on the dark eye-  lashed,  touched   liim  strangely.  "How could   I   lo .a, -sight, even  for  ��������� day," she sobbed, "of the only  kind  ���������faoe that has smiled upon  me in  land  of strangers  io    which  ���������Boingl"  Her great grief h'(d so wrapped her  -in its mantle that sbe had not once  thought of her future that spread out  -darkly before her.  Izetta  was  a   strange  picture      of  child   and   budding  girlhood   blended.  She  had   not   tbe  remotest   idea  of  the.peculiar j   ation  into which  fate  had drifted her.  "South  is  impulsive;  there    was  no  one  to  warn  her  bow  far she   could  trust   the   haudsrane   young  stranger i  who had become so.^inexpeetedly parf|  and parcel of her life.  her  -������*������������������������������������������������������������ +  in the death ol tin* only bein/; to  \virr*m s-he was hound by a kindred tie  in all tho wide w-rrlrl.  IIow Ilttlo the child knew of the p'+-  iloss, relentless world, or its intriguing penplel  She had long hungered for a woman's gonl Ie words nrrd kindly sympathy; great tears rose in Izctta's  eyes ns sho answered simply, yet with  the  cnnrlor  of a   child.  "Mr. Rosa is not my husband, madam."  "Perhaps your brother, theni"  queried Mrs. Bruce.  "I have a great sorrow, madam."  said Izetta, reouinrully, tears filling  her large, dark eye.s; "a sorrow bo  great I havo wondered since that I  had not died with the shock. I had  neither father nor mother���������T had no  one to whom I could turn for sympathy. Mr. Ross was so kind to me  ���������I do not* know what would become of  me if I were to lose Mr. Ross. I am  quite alone now, only for him."  Sho  dark  frown   deepened  on  Mrs.  Brace's comely faco.    .,.*/'���������  "Do yoa  mean  to say* the  -- -*��������� ���������---������������������ " tc  uui.ii   tbe followin  He nad _. 4_ s  by arriving a   week sooner,  but  the surprise would  take    quite  other tmm.  How Hrs .friends would laugh at his  sorry plight if they were to see bim  now��������� he, an Ulvesford, heir that very  day to one of the richest estates  America, refused shelter for  young charge at a miserable little  fnn scarcely a day's ride from . his  own magnificent home; yet he had  not dared to tell them he was an Ul-  vestortf, heir to the Ulvesford mines.  **" "        iinself;  * *e a  doubtful of success. No ono   would re.  intended*    surprising  them    ceive this innocent child, money  t sooner,  im-*  **"��������� ' bo inducement,  simply   because  was not my wife."  "JPrecisely," answered the  "you do not realize how a curious  world receives this story, which seems  more like a romance than a sad reality;  truths  are   stranger   than  ~i.  rector;  was f   If I Die Shall I Live Agi  she    "No, and I Don't Want To." t  in  his  ain?   Want To," answers!  Frederic Harrison.  Aroused by Mr.*=5ryer's remarkable  hook on the survival of human personality after death.^the Positivista or free*  A Reviva! of Roque.  Anecd  c^zl.  E!.mved������Uatd������"r-S-';:e  ���������f0r, oJd   men   h"I    A'W������stern Con-re  ,  ���������,  nan was asfcediil.  He Had avskivj no favor for h  sa' --  ���������  * ���������  severe blow.  ������������������ *������������.* ������*������.tvj no lavor for hiinse  their refusal cost his haughty pride  Severn hlnw  Ulmont had made several attempts  to find shelter for   *"--**     '  In every instance  Izetta  in Sussex,  ,   -��������� a he  had  been asked  the same quest ion:  "Is tiie youn.*; lady your wifcf"  "Wife!" he had said to himself  bitterly; "the whole town must  be mad!  Vh������t would  UT.onrtnu say   when      she  heard of itf"  The situalion'wns becoming desperate; he oertaisl.v saw no help for it.  "He roust -trtko  her  home," he told  himself, ruefully.  At thnt moint*nt the steamer glided  Into port, another moment  tinn   ���������.������(��������� ���������rt "���������"���������"B"   cnan       fie- Ir*. ���������", ~*m u���������wi,.,wre .rositivista or free-  he added ^H1? nnbeii^������d- Poor child,'* ������i?k������?. ������, X*B*ni are giving ZSV*  curls   "tie  ^,rP,attinff Izetta's d������'k it'li "dlS|le ^d cont������������*pt. ������������S the chiel  you  but JT^      b?y    means w*>t'   by .' ^P'^eeminent critic, FredericHar-  you, out Heaven alone knows th    *"     ' r,"n"  "* **- "-*--'-*���������   -    ���������       -   -  willBlZa  lnd  *enr*-  heart'ohJ  ^fJtSf.-*0  endUre  Ul������ne  and  on, in the "Nineteenth Century" gives  ft brilliant description of his dreaiu of  the   future    life.    He     tells    how    he  no " ���������������,������������������   , ir, I ���������.?������ j  * and ll,ayrin-? cast a9ide u������ -n-*"-  mean  to fulfill  it.-'. l     00Tla^y  r..nV������U,cou,d on'y b'^e  "Not so,'  "I am  is name, arrd it  ,, interesting and'"e-,.  roorre    Tf-t is " >'��������� <* the ,?onl  uk".^ve,,,j-i"^ In ^ -���������:  ^oiroaneu^,^^'^^  Roque is /-certain   to   be   ro-el.  ,.    - - protected her  tuo   wild  storms  in  one  Jierts.  r;,v?qU? U * Bttme an scicntiflo  bards,  but  it        * *^^  rule*.    There  is  VegS at each  ��������� ed,   barring   a������\*  lid.ile mightmaksps._  -   "b   ..  let me tri."*  ��������� he poasibij-r  w ties, crop!-*  ������������������.r*=t  ;o i  ia*-.l������"  h���������t  ;i "������������������:- " ������>���������-������������������������-ii who as  bil-  la.ds.  but  us   rules   resemble -jroquefs  peg.  like **.croquet  and      th ry  inakin-f     their    way  tlirougn the throngs that promeii'idou  tbe decks toward  th������ cabin.  Dlmont found a desirable seat for  Izetta, placing himself beside ber; his  brain was in a, whirl, he wanted time  to think.  Izetta clung to his hand like a  terrified child; the strange, coniTcting  icenes through which sho had just  passed had quite unnerved her. She  ivas Bombing pitifully how. Ulmont  ivas quite at a. loss" how to comfort  her.  were on board.  fully    frum  tvay."  oveTfifn. '"^w"^^                                                Ho> childish,  how brutish,  ��������� . I now Rolnah  ������it.r   n  ������ , .    '  As your wife,"  tornadoes   of  astral   volcanoes,   and   to  and rest in icy regions where the verv  <������nr frozen into a liquid:���������        ' , -.-  ���������.,  One seemed? who seemed? who feltt i*et   in  who saw,? who passed?    What, or who, there   are  bills  Znf-J-l    *;nd,*vi,*|"**ty. personality,  sub- wickets; just ns  in ero,.,,,*���������    a���������x ������u  fri^ /' M8liPPcd off ������������������ easily ,s the ������re mallets; like. eronue?^ nMet,  J,"'  "big mistake" the - .-  "Yes," was  the  re;.-  you that the bigger  could make would Iu  to fail next year."  A friend of Edn-ar-J Mat  ed a recital given t. r i  er-j pupils, and wlicn Ti? n  c-an composer he renr  ri:id;   "I heard   of the pupils, a litti- z'.rl of eight; l-th-tyE  your 'To a Wild Ro- . "    The comDeM*-**--**'  a wen attnrtT* -*  ('iocre teach ������������������ ���������  the .tinea - **  Jighcd   dejectedly.  compamtr-  vcg.ai each   end  of  the   courtrtw.   SS"���������   ������*jeeted!v.       *I   sii'inose"^, L  are nine wickets, like SU^'ii^/"   t������!?������:^TM "* ���������* ^ Zaii tfLKLZ  . croquet jricketi,  regular   croquetlrke   pattern;  7"'"-*   to   shoot   through   the  nn.s-ivered   tho  rec-  lid  her with      the  To whom should she turn for comfort, sympathy and guidance, if not  to Mr. Ross, as she called him?  Ulmont   reassured  kindest .words:   .  ,  ,    ...������ i,_ ,.*;..  ;   "It .will be only for a   day or   so,  Isetta," he  said,  "before   1  can  take  you home."  *��������� **.**���������������������' c** ndii quire convi.  '"You H'ish  to ask tyour mother if   her m the eyes of the bustling  bo  you may bring me to om of she asked. ' wit*- wF">s"  f"~ ''"'     ~ "  "Yes," Jio repifed, frankly; "I be-  liove it to be mr duty to consult hor  first in regard to iim matter,"  ".Wha.t  if sho should refuse,"   ;  she  ���������questioned  in  a   loic. voice,        "what  would  become   of- aie���������  what  I   do?"  As he bent slightly forward, the  light trom the haii.g:'.ng chandelier fell  upon hfs handsome face, whose profile, hitherto, had been    turned      to-  should I  "Sbe  .will -not  refuse  _-    .0,"  he   an.swer-  -ed,  "when   I explain to her  the  vow  .which  I   bave  made   to  protect  you,  and  tell her yoiir���������isorro-viul*history."  "Do   you      think   your molhe.r will  learn   to  love  me,  ilr.   Ross?"  The simple question startled him.  "I    do   not.   se  bow  she   can   help  loving you," he replied,  gazing down  into  the girl's eloquent face,  mentally thinking sbe Iitile krrew into what  good hands her faiu bad  drifted   her.  He released himself gently from   her  ���������clinging hands.  "I had not thought you would bo  sorry to lose ma for *><> short a time,"  he said, gently.  He gazed ear.-icsMy at the sweet,  :white face, that was raised to bis  ���������changing eloquently with every emotion. - , f  "You will not stay nway long,   Mr.  TRoss,'* sh-*'-'-���������-  J  Mr. ROss  _   j    fcilw,     younlg  S^W aZ a^JZ 1h^,,y j M^XX^- pieman  and Interrogatively.  "Yes," answered Izetta.simple. "we  came over (from Italy on the steamer  White Cresson."  She wondered why, in one short moment, the speaker's voice had grown  so bitter and so hard.  Izetta's answer had quite convicted  ir in the eyes of the bustling housewife, whoso faco had grown whito  with rage.  From the open window whore she  sat she had heard TJlmoitit ask her  hue Banc! if his companion might find  shelter at thc inn during his absence  of a   tew days.  "Money was no object," ho said, "if  she weiro only icomifortaible."  CTImont had pressed a purse so filled witn gold'into his hand be fairly  toon: the landlord's breath away; and  be tiad looked at the handsome, coui't-  who sat at a   little ('.'stance, regarding  him intently,  a   mingled  expression of amazement and determination  on hlsiface.  "I am sure I   c-amnot be mistaken,"  he muttered; "and yet "  . *  As he spoke he rose slowly and  jrossed the cabin to where Ulmont  jat, his head beint upon his hand, evidently in deep thought, and  him gently but  ihoulder.  **irlfe; see how she clings to me," im  cried. "I have sworn to protect hor.  I can and  I    win' as my wife."   .  He had quite forgotten the beautiful, golden- haired young girl who  awaited his coming, tbe peerless, proud  young beauty who was to have been  his wife in one short week.  In one brief instant the reckless-'  ness of his impulsive nature asserted  itself; he forgot the warning face of  his mother and of hi.s promised bride;  he thought only pf the present diffi-'  culties and of a way out of them by  which he could keep his vow to the  very  letter.  "Mr. Iliingsworfch," he continued;  "you must help me��������� you must marry us,"  "Yo  pastor;  how selfish did it seem now to conceive  of any mel    There was an end of Me,  with   its   outlook   of   blind   kitten   or  wriggling   earth-worm.    Should    it   be  rather We���������was I now a Gas," a Force,  an  Emanation?    Should  it   be   rather  They?���������wns I  an   indefinite unit  of  a  limitless Power extended in Space, and  contemporaneous   with   all   Time?    Tbe  pettiness, the feebleness, the squalor of  the sense of being Mc was too evident.  A more glorious We took the place of  Me: and We in turn became They; and  They in a flash became All.  "What a miserable insect should I  have been in this immeasurable Universe if, by miracle hardly conceivable  of Omnipotence, the individual Me had  eurvivedl Personality was all very well  in the muddy speck* men call Earth;  dust to dust, ashes to ash  the blaze  jse balls. Rut the roque  court is as firm and smooth as m billiard table, and its boundaries are of  rubber, eo that balls may carom from  them as from a billiard-table's cushions,  The balls tbcmsclv.  The     * "  by the roots."  Para,er|ir^thc-pr"trao*0'1 '"ions ofittrw  Hy sat with  closed  monly  supposed   tha  '���������res.    It waa  _.       r    ���������i-/-**"**-**    mm    !:Js   Jordshin   n������ .���������  ������lPJ^A and. "'<->��������������������������� S*> Vra���������tPLo������ I'  ,   ���������     ,    u������i ���������    . ncey  M.   Depew    declare*  e bulls that must be shot | ^n King Edward, a.s P:-*V  f^?S^^^'^^^\^^  in   its   every   atom-  think of marrying"y|��������� yoUfl������ to   quenchable   light,   throbbing   r  monr^n^^tf-^^-cp^inued Ul-    5^^*^!!"*]?.%. *"���������*"������'*   cs   are   ������olid   rubber, i jg tjje t  )  wickets,  of  bright steel,  are   only I     _,  one-quarter of an inch broader .it their | _-J*/   ii  bnse than the '   "     '  through  them.  tippe.  brass  their  boxw ���������---  Roque, in a word, is croquet, but ero  puet perfected, croquet made scicntiSc.  Kare is the skill that its disciples acquire, and admirable are the improvements that the game makes in their  health. _  It is interesting to consider the care  tvith which a roque court is made.  Th  A ��������� i. : .   i  was ven* much awakdu-d '  ��������� -  ���������>*���������* ^ *-  between   the p.-esident  a;  Kussell, exclaimed, quite  dawn of Day!"  >y_a littleiti t>-*;;  Sir ChaHrfiirs  rdibly:   **T*l-h���������J-  firmly  tapped  upon     the  eous, fmixilleint stranger, wonderi  whut it could all mean, while his  closely observing (ill from tho  dow,*-. mentally concluded all was not  right with them; and sbe said to herself, it' tho handsome strangor left tho  young girl there she would doubtless  haver Jook upon his face a  ��������� The effect was electrical.  tTImont started .to his feet; beforo  aim stood tbe one person in all the  world, save his mother and golden-  Mared Loraine Lorrimer, who had the  ilightest influence .with the wayward  fouiug.herr.  .Ulmont's embarrassment    was   but  momentary, however; ho reached out  his hand in pleased suriiriso.  .    .           The Rev. Mr. Illingsworlh shook th.  nclerrng   proftered band gravely,    with  an in  is wife,   auirmg glance at his companion,  io win-       Tho  .������������������-?���������  '--��������� ���������  th������; ���������.   IOr the���������selves at that ace ������������������������ T  b?������'������iless All    to  every    other  they are me^ not  ^             ^t age p     t>  ^^.^^        d         lan    ' j       ^  pfrsn,earnast' X   assur������ Tour      6r wit*?������������t  effort/ act,  or  delofHJ' drag  grfat   ev!m? US?,,,eSs;    the      ������=������ n? .^ tWs Im������������������tJ the soiled rag!  blln sown ^  Msf" ?I .,,7 T*W-**i ,-ff.^���������r������'JF"������onallty*_!t'WouId be bel-  . -   -           -^    (Jiitist in infancy  -|r,-.*!(,-n������ J'  aust,  ashes  to  ashes.    But  in*   first is dug out. to' a level about  two fee:  of an Infinite Universe, scin-    below ihe one which the court will ulti  in   its   every   atom   with   un-    niately have.    A  base is then  made o5  e   Iijrht.   throbbing   nnt   with    big stones and cinders, and on this base  layers of smaller and smaller stones are  set, until finally there is a top layer of  fine gravel.   The gravel is covered with  asked  the .Duke c.   i .e hotel pi* - *>=������-  frrietor.     "Tor  making   c" h   a   dammi'*TJ-  uss," was the immedr.iti. .c.rly.  General Xejson A. JMi'o= -. ys tlratdur;  i   ���������  ing the Civil War there ii   - Kiie conscri,*   t  tion fakir who made   fio.i   inds of  lars   before   the -nutno   :n  him.      This  rascal  tvo.!.'  broadcast,   wherein   l.c   *  communicate   for   tv o  not  th  .,."-.   --.--���������-* ��������� ..M*-.a, ������,iu on mis  would ,brdok .no opposition.  He quite forgot what was duo to  his mother, to' Loraine; forgot what  was due to the honor of his race. He  only saw in his rashness.a way. which  young  lady   is   ny'-  cLrgf���������be ^  lt���������i*Lt0,.s^ ������*������ justetben1lthdd  I sho,uid ���������������������������'compel''*the; world1 to   respect  I and honor      the poor Jyoun?    orphan  whom, tbey had. turned.-,: from    their  door3 Jbecause she was riot his .wife..  The rector was sorely discomforted;'  he was too wise to op;wiI,y thwart. tbo  youn������: ��������� Heir, yet be begged bim "list,  to beTtoo rash, to take tiine to consid- j  er so important* a. step."  An'. ang.ry flush    rose    to  Ulmoht's  face, but aie-co:i.t*r-olled .1:'  *'I.'shall..make th  Sir... Iliniiirs worth.''  a four-inch epat 'oYriS'.rt.^S el   -'  leveled "ann1"  n^^ ���������ES  ter to be t^p^iS, of"^" ano^heiys I S^ Sed^^ ������"y sifting of  gnat, spreading death and disease in its' ���������>**��������������� '������������������'���������-    ���������       ��������� ���������        a dlmcnsl*1*'"  passion   for   blood.    .Wlien, .the   entire  J-e  nre seventy-two  by thirty-six  feet, and  its   bounuaries   of   wood    have     rubbe  Universe  is  continuously  and  eternallv' cushions   sii"ano,i" in""    ."uve  .  mr?}^..^ ?*������ ^"r]ttabi^h^h^^;it-.^^  she askdd, in a low voice; "ob,  , *wbat should  Jyou, how should  I bear my  I Should die if you did nor come back  I havo not one triend on all the wide,  ���������wide  earth   but  you��������� since���������since���������"  "You must not worry yourself with  "such thoughts Izetta,     1   have given  ���������my word;  1 will never break it.     You  must from this time forth  look upon  mo  as your  best  and   truest friend���������  .your  brother!"  He was very, enthusiastic at that  moment; he quite meant what he said.  He had intended speaking of Lor-  nine, yet he could J not bring himself  to mention her��������� his proud, peerless  Loraine��������� to the timid young creature who, he was certain, would be  in such awe of her.  After all, as lie gazed at the beautiful, trusting, clinging little creature  at his side,, he. could not feel; so very  sorry he had undertaken the responsibility of her future.  ���������Ho. was only nuxious as to how his  mother and Loraine would receive the  strange  intelligence.  Just as the '.sun was setting behind the western bills, flushing the  sky a rosy red, Ulmont and Tzeltn  were making their way vji the strag-  igllng, moss- grown streui. to the heart  of the littlo seaport town of Sussex,  which was but little, over a day's journey from bis destination; yet (Tllrnont  had never been in Ihat locality be-I  fore,  simple    candor    hud  worst suspicions.  ��������� : At that moment Ulmont enterod the  coot, shadowy parlor, bowing   to     the  -.i lady present,, and holding outT    both  I  do without    hands to Izetta.  iy lonely life? I His quiick perception told him there  was something amiss between Izetta  and the landlady, as such he judged  her rightly to bo.  Mrs. .Bruce turned sharply  toward  him. i  "You are a gentleman," she said,  "bred and born. J know blue blood  when JT see it, and I saj" there is a  mystery here between yourself and  this young creature, scarcely more  than a child, who confesses she is not  your wife, yet j-ou. have crossed the  seas together.    We  should fhl ' *,t?ere u was a������a!nI Why  a nr.��������� *e who!e W0lM PBrsist in such  &leposterous illusion?  The flush receded from his fac  "No,  not  my    wife,"  he    answei  calmly; "Miss Rienzi is my charge."  "I���������I do not  understand," said  wered,  rector, in utter bewilderment; be was  quite Eure he  had not   heard aright.  "Did *���������"������������������ --- "���������  I  charge?  A grave, stel-n Took crept about the  pastor's gentle mouth as he gazed  steadily into the unflinching ������������������ "f  the younger man   *.,iu. aj(j... ireara , aright.  Did you say tfcis young lady,   whom  observe to be a. foreigner    is your  liarc-e?"  ones.  w. ���������.     ...a   mo    poorpoople  here, sir, but we are honest  have daughters grown u  We oar6 not for your gol  Inn shall never harbor even tho shad"  have daughters grown up  of mv own  JI2 ������-a-rAnot for-y������ur gold; the IuTe"'  wit? h���������^'1S JOuns p[rI no companion  ������������������Wnnt ..WEM,?.t y������u*'<���������*���������-������������������'" he asked,  oest of nw knowJedlgu she is alone in  ques-  ow "ot wrong- doing while Esther  Bruce lives. jFood you may have in  plenty, but not shelter. No, not for a  single night!"  .In yarn Ulmont bent his haughty  pride- to'* explain tho circumstances  which surrounded this jieouliar case*  the inflexible .woman was deaf to his  ,word,s.  **i had no'intention of stopping  self," he expostulated; "I    tako    t���������u  boat fyini? down at tho wharf  which  leaves in half an hour,"  m.y-  tbo  The  lamdlady looked    at  him  gathering, scorn in her eyes  A very _pretty    storyf" she  with  said,  W  I  Thore was not n   more picturesque  ^pot^p_^be^.found,=W!tb^it*i=quiiint-o)d*  square-towered   churches,  over  which  the      ivy      twined    in   long,  trailing  ���������M i      sprays,  and  in   which   the   twittering  * I     epnrrows built tlieir nests.  A little ptirlinit brook leaped from  tho green hills, that, raised their tow-J  erlnig heads In the distirnee, while beyond tbe white stretch of bench tlint  led to tho sen wore the peaceful meadow** filled with flowers, upon which  tbe sun shone, wlch the blackbird rind  1 i the robin swaying to nnd fro on the  "blossoming peach   trees.  "Ob, Mr. Ross," cried the girl, a glad  flush oreoping into her face, "I never knew, 1 never dreamed America  oould be one half so fair ns this!"  They passed up the moss-tgrown  street, which led to the only tavern in  * the place. A long, low, old-fashioned structure, with n wide porch in  front, shaded bj stately elms.  ��������� Into.a wide parlor, overlooking a  thirfty garden, they were ushered.  The floor,, dark and polished, was  covered with bright- hued rugs, while  the chintz- covered settoos and low  .willow rockers, placed here nnd there,  traVe'the room'.rift" exceedingly comfortable and homelike, aspect.  ���������Ulmont when in search of.the landlord   while   Izotta  sank  into   a   scat,  'not observing the bustling little  woman In tiro dark gingham gown    and  white frilled cap, whoso sharp, twink-  linlg     gray    eyes were, regarding ber  stendfnsUy  from  nr.r.oss  the room.  ., ".She  docs  not  look  like,  a   married  woui'in," ment.iiriy commented'      Mrs.  IJIruce.' "I must know more of hor bc-  ore she,-finds shelter, hero.  You nrid  -our Iru.vbnnd have como quite   a  rlrs-  nrtce,    I   sliould' judge,"     sho       snid,  loud.  Izelta turned in .surprise; she bud  'mti'gincd h(ir!i(.|r quill! .-ilone; shfi n.-iw  . woman's face tinned kindly toward  er.  Ironically, "when" tho boat left quite  half nn hour ago."  Ulmont Ulvciiford staggered  as though a_ beavy^bloiy^had^:  BUddenfy'deHlt liirir  back  ^bcen*  Lurid flashes of lijiht seemed gloaming cetToro his eyes; 1 ho bissing   voico  falling sharply on his senses seemed  to flaunt back the words:  ,    "The boat has left!"  With.* tromiblimg hands he hurriedly consulted his watch��������� it was indeed coo true; he 'had loitered tiro  long; the darkness of night was gathering sullenly around them, nnd  Izetta was ���������refuserj shelle: at the  inn because she was not bis wife'  For himself he cared not; tinn*'nnd  not until then did the full realization  of his enact position strike him forcibly.  How was he to keep the terrible  vow forced upon when failure besot  him at the very outset?  How little they thought that one  Incident would reap such a harvejt  of woe.  Had Ulmont found shelter for the  young orphan at the inn, the seeds of  the bitterest, of follies would never  hare been sown.  OHjAT^ria" in,  TAt His Sferoy.  A*n iiour later two figures stood on  the white pebbled beaoh watching intently tho approaching steamer,whose  headlights, each moment growing  nearer,     glowed   liko      bright    stars  the world.  "Does she reside in "Sussex?  tioned the rector.  Ulmont flushed uneasily under the  calm, careful scrutiny.    ���������  "No," he responded, haughtily, "we  crossed in the same steamer from Italy."  "Is it, alas, so bad ns that?" cried  the Rev. Paul Illingsworih, ������������������ with a  deep groan. "My boy," he said, huskily,  "you will yet learn a terrible lesson  from your rashness; you. have yet to  experience that the vices of our youth  nvnke Inches which scourge us in our  old age. You are the last of as noble  a race as ever lived. I had hoped  so much of you!"  The haughty blood of the Ulvosfords  was up.  "What had hc done," he asked himself, "that the world^sjiojijdijudgejiim,  so-hardly?"Had~he bsen a criminal  fleeing from justice he* could not have  been more scathingly censured. lie.  the handsome, debonair young heir,  who hnd never known a wish unfulfilled, never known a care until'!bis  beautiful young orphan wns thrust upon him I  His pride hnd been wrrunded severely  by the suKpicbm.-i of the good people  of Sussex, bu! flint the venerable rector, who hnd known him fronr boyhood  up, should harbor n .suspicion in his  breast agarriHt his honor was more  thnn he could bear.  Ulmont determined to lay the ease  ���������in nil its hearings before the rector;  surely, he of nil people could advise  him what course  to pursue.  He  was sorely perplexed;  ho   quite  shrank from  the  thought of   trik"  Izetta to his haughty mother; th  VIC I inn      ,������-������ -    '     *  is impatience,  request but once  If .vou refuse me,  you may-pc-i-baps rue it all your- life."  Thc rector .wo-zirdered if he did not  refuse him, if he would be more apt  to rue it; he was irritated at ULniont's  reclilessness and utter folly, while he  was lorcod to admire the young heir's  honor and courage. ���������       ,  Izetta, as she listened, was con-  Eorous or but one thought��������� she was  not to iose Mr. Ross��������� they were sot  tling her future; she was not to lose  tbe handsome, sympathetic , young  friend, who seemed brighter to her  than.the sunshine.  Izetta triad been born under the  warm, hnght, sunny skies of Italy;  she had"-imbibed the warm, bright  passroaate heart of its people; such  natures as Jzetta's were, not slow to  feel the mystic power of lovo. ��������� Yet  she had never Once dreamed of it.  How was she to u/nderstand that  the bright, swift love of a lifetime,  the one great crowning power of womanhood, was slowly, but surely engulfing iier?  The .bright, dreamy years of her  childhood lay ifar back in the past.  izetta Jfticnzi stood  on. the  border  land    of , womtinhoorl  clasped  Ulmont's    while he explained  to her in the fervor of hia eto  fanoy.that sho must be his wife  "Is there mothing which  can ol,^ir=  ^purpose?"   asked    &*%������**  finite and interminable ideas are siniul  taneously cognizable throughout its limitless field; when Motion is. extinct,'by  reason   that   everything  is  everywhere,  and Sound is swallowed up in one endless  circurnhmbient Harmony,'"then,  as  suredly, there is no place left for Sight.  Hearing,    Speech     or    Thought.      The  wretched   makeshifts   of   human   sensation  are  as meaningless  and  sterile  ns  the eyes of a mole.    In this new world  the craving for Personality, is seen to be  ������, sordid hist of the flesji.  "The    transition    from     the    dusty,  cribbed and fetid prison of thc Body to  the radiant immensity of the Universe,  wherein all the uses of bodily sense, and  all  the notions  of  terrestrial mind; arc  meaningless and void, was a change so  sudden and tremendous that it co'ulu nor.  become familiar al lirst.     Remnants of  ideas and instincts belonging to the old  world of sense still lingered in the new  .world  of transcendence.   .On earth 'on.?  had played with, conundrums of a geometry of four dimensions.   The new world  presented dimensions at once infinite in  number,  at  onee  infinite   and  infinitesimal in quantity;  rather* it had no dimensions   at   all;    for   everything   was  everything else; and also    was nothing  And so,  too, in   the* world  numeration  was infinite���������all numbers were  at once  infinity and  zero.    Two   plus  two  now  added up x millions raised  to  the nth  power, and instantaneously flashed ba:l*  into minus 0.   Had shame* been possibl.  in the world of the Absolute, it woul:!  have been fit  to  mark  this  absurd attempt  to  count���������this survival  of gros=*  materialism from the world of Relation  and Matter.  , "TbB dregs of consciousness, of aonv.'  flickering sensation 6f an' individual Me.  would now and then break-out, like a  forgotten weed in a well-tended garden,  t tried to think of myself as Me  a sharp edge, so that it will rebound  from them briskly. The court is rolled  daily, first with a hen  Fireflies .for Sale.  o/fiJnf1?   t,h<?rC  aTei  '"^blished  firm  .. _..Jsfl*v.  dcn-!������'*s,  each   employing  Such  petty  egoisms belong only  to  a  "i\othiirxg,"   answered Ulmont      de-    world of limitations, of parts, of rela-  ofsivcly. tions, of organisms.   They drop off like  tAgain they stood  upon    the silent    dead leave's in winter in a world of in-  declr, quite deserted, save  by      these    Unites,   of  absolutes,     a   world     which  knows neither structures, nor parts, noi  limits, nor substances, nor organs.  "Once, whilst the sound of human  voices had.hardly faded from my memory, I essayed to communicate some  vague Idea to the world around me.  Tho stupidity of such a wish, its'wild  absurdity and gross animalism,-was  beamed forth in the myriad flashes of a  circumambient Lightning. MHIiorr*^  aftcr^millions-of-electric- welkins^pulsated   across   the   Heaven,   amidst   th-  three.'    Again the'pale moon    looked  down upon a   tragic picture.  Tho fleecy clouds, liie a white hand,  seemed to warn them. A star or two  fell from tho hoavons, leaving long  traits ot phosphorescent light against  the blue sKy.  The green waves dashed thoir white  foam like a   restless'spirit aguinst the  ��������� swaying steamer.  Was it a   dream?     Tzotta  tea-garden. Sometimes they ar  .ept caged, sometimes released in swarm  in pr-.ience of the guests.  The firefly -hunter starts forth at stir,  ���������et with a lone: bomboo.pole and a bag r  iiosqnito-nctti.iir.    On "reaching a suitabT'  ,'iowth of willows near water,   he   makt.  ready his'net'.md strikes' the branche  winkling with the insects, with his pol-  1'iiis jars them to the ground, where  the;  ire" easily gathered rrp.   But it must b  lone  vety rapidly,  before  they  recovi  .Themselves enough to fly.   So the skiile  ���������.itcher,  sparing  no   time   to" put   ther  :fc once' into  the  bag.  uses both  band  o pick them up. and tosses them ligh"  y into his mouth,, where he.holds the'i  rrrliarmed fill'hfe cari hold no more, an  ��������� nly then transfer;; them to the bag.  He works thus till about two o'clocT  n thc morning, when the insects leai  The trees few the. dewy .soil. He t/i������.-  ,'ianges his method. He brushes ti*  .rrface of the ground with a light broo-  j startle the insects into light; then I.  .atlrers them as before. An expert lis  .eenkriown to gather three thousand :  ���������  night.  Besides being a business, fireily-catcT  ig-is a sport. Little girls pursue i  vith their fans, boys with wands., t  Wrich a wisp of yarn is fastened, ar.  hey sing an old folk-rhyme as they ioT  ow the glistening insects:���������  ���������Firelly, cornel firefly, come! with you  lantern-light,  Ml the boys of Seiki are wanting veto-night."  de -**  restraints ���������ij*  -end lette. &���������-?  I   hc   wad-' t      d.ill rrs   a : ar:*   *;  means of. escaping the cc -ci ption. Tje^ -t  ter������, enclosing two-d.rl a- .' .tea, pou**--. i  s~ ~ . ��������� --!-..���������  >������������������ >   ch lettecil-e  would send a printed i!  the nearest volunteer :  An old negro living '.  taken ill recently, and c  cian of his race to prese.  the old man did not se  any better, and finally .  was called. Soon after a -  felt the darkey's pulse f i  then examined  his  to, .  othta   doctor   take  yoi-  he asked.    "I don't "k:ro  swered,  feebly;   "I : lathing but my "watch as.  ' One -of  Pere  Ollivie   -  beautiful  and   handso".  man,  coming  very   late  Sunday  morning,  caiii-e  ance and stir among'iht  her entrance, and inton  eloquence   of   lhe   wort  .  very irritable and eas:h  "Madame  perhaps   v.a,  chocolate before comirg    3  this, madame, by no Ji   .'   -  ciously   replied:   "Yte,  two rolls with it."  It is related that t'.  missioner of fine arts a  tion   once  wrote  to  ae  Whistler  among   then*-  would be in Paris shoi J\, andmentiu*''^*;  ing  the   time  at  wh Oi    "���������n* the  pb*e---*>  where he would like ti,   u  .0 crll upc -&  liim.      Whistler    wa-    -.I, d     to    ea.������������.  at    four-thirty   precicei He    wrotartE-  "Dear    Sir ��������� I  have    isrc-ivcd    -jrosu-**.  letter    announcing    iii.'.    jou    nillibm  in    Paris    on    tha ���������ilr.      I congratoc*.  late   you.     I    have   r.e\er    been    aH'jitr ���������  and never shall be abTe to be .rrrywhsecy-  at   'four-thirty  precise*.) '     Yours  me������s������?   '  f^.lH.t..lt~    -r   ���������**- *-   ���������  J-fcl  l.'r  (���������trnl.  ���������'P0llt������l*������   HT- ���������  I in a j* ������<,*.  or hi x    j.;f ���������   M  ., b-    -���������     -  te 1' ���������.<' ( t >  rg.Dr.S.   rrornent, ir*     ^  "Did spof  opera hixKj   - ������  in,"  he aer   ,  rrifeed   (**������^-  -   -.  cs-.'  k,    a   VTOJ   .J  .(->*s*td     VC!*b     n  ���������hurih an   ������ ,.  -re   dratar-3 ^ .���������  di:ppencb> ������  the llow>-c.>  -her,   wfe*������  ,  ; ;ri out, saii.  1  t'������   t.-ike  heu j  1      i.-cht"   "E-xK  ^     >aslred, grx -���������*  -rorr    jreie;   sixLi  A icrrean enra   *"  1 l'.iris export,-rj  a!   artiats^-^^,^  >i (ng   that, }���������<.<*  ti(  ������  fa ncreX^lhejWi ljUd oshi ng���������waves  "srngin(ir~a(Joro{iuiein,    murmurini  almost  =-tvn'rn"   ,    ...-.muring, oh,  so Badly in.their-song:  "Ha warned���������bu warned I"  In all her aftor life, sho could    nl-  n.u ������������������....!_ ule murmuring  of     the  joyous  peal  of  infinite  Thunder  claps,  They had recognized my wish before it  bad been ex\   '  been formed,        .._���������  ,v-.u6iii/,ra nry  wisn   OCIO:  bad been expressed; nay, before it had  ways near in ���������..��������� ...m muring  01     the heen formed.     Ihey  wore  Me;  waves that.one, sad voice, whisporing: They;   We were It.    Tho All  riu������  "Be warned���������be wrirnod!" aorbed tlie Many; It had engulfed all  ���������Now,    xJin    was on I.v    conscious of .iui.i.-..'   -..'���������������>--  handsome Mr. Ross holding her bands  trghtly, while tiro minister ot,Go(l jrn-  pressrvely purformnd" the mnrrlngo  ceremony; sbo had but a confused remembrance of the words ho was  saying, ns sho made hor responses.  lAt   lux '<���������   -  -         -  ��������� -  I    WHS  now ab*   ��������� , .. ...... ....^....ed all in  dividual entities, so that personality  Iind ceased to havo existence or meaning."  m n 1   ���������  The Automobile and The Cart Horse.  A    swift    Automobile  Nor do the elders disdain to join tb  *port. They also organize festival par  ties to visit certain spots, long knowr  md famous, to witness the beautifu'  ���������.pectaAs of the fireflies swarming. Spe  dul traine, (wr������n^_thpjiiiajid.s^of^vi������ii-  =**5rB���������������r*~ruh^o'urirrgHthe  faithfully, J. jfee^'vi'iii.-'th-. "  By his tact and amrnK';: v Sir ThohusCi  Lipton has  made  tho::-v.: !-,  of  frie������-?*Ai  durinrz his .visit in V/...   v. .1. ^-..       (jjctj^  -..^     ......     u>.    wast-  watching   the   "Shanrrock'   from   ��������� tSses  bridge, and his guests, :(.;._.���������),,' wluun w������r������c  .���������ome pretty girls, were (.rr the deck B-*x*  low, screened from the sii;i by ai\nin5*������cg*  Sir ��������� Thomas   went dow:i   -    "'  them for a few minutci, :.  "I  think  I'll   have   the   .-  "down."   "Don't, Sir TtJ.-i:.  all   exclaimed   in   choru.-  here." "But," . tactfully  .-  onet,"I'ra  lonely on   tTi  miss your pretty faces."  ed to thc awning coroi.-j Tn after thjtUXJi  Here is one of Lew Dc; k-lader's lafje %\t  stories: Two brothers Ii.-.d  more or-le-sjt'  trouble   with   the   boy   v.'-xt   doorr audi ���������  hadn't always come oul'vTctors.   Injfactf-  the boy next door wr,<  -o much  biggei*  that he seemed  to h.'.c  lire best oE ita^  invariably.      So   it   \v*,**:i't   an  ununuslu.'  thing when one of. the  Jrys came inrc-  the  bouse   w'tb   a   hnC'.y   bruised  eyvr  iforeovcr, he was crying when his aust-  stopped him_in_yjcJ*aJL_^I|u*h,_\Vlllie^_  ll  .1   chjt   wrlstx  ��������� 1 then s.iia.rt  ring     talap;S|  the wo������sr*r:-'  ������������������iie'll     roa.-i} -  "T-Tied   the b*n*>r*i  ���������   bridge, and fl;  Xo one objwWU  I!  ���������j, ���������yyr. B.'ic sard; ,rvorr mustn't n*. ike any noUr."  (i        e. i     ?.     mu", ,,."     "What ��������� whal'ii   the    i:t i-matterf    U-  tara-KasMii, or Firefly Battle. turb ��������� new broUlM/. iaid ,lja ^^  soothingly.   He dried h'.a eyes in  ute.    "Ilnvc I got a  ne:;  asked.    His mint nodib.l.  Jim?"    Sho nodded ng.-irr  exclaimed.      "i'ou'ro  iflnd  mi iv  brother!*' Imv.  "One bcaidee  "Bully!* b������/  of   itr������>i������,.  At In.st ft was ovor and tbo hands I proudly pnst a Tired Curt Horse,  of tho reotor were laid upon her head "Hello, Old Stick-iii-the-Mudl1  in fervent .blessing..... I ������-"--*.   ���������---���������������������������- ���������  once    swept  gravely.      ������������������^j*  ou    have   wealth,  ing  e con  against the  Izoltn longed'to cross to where. I h*.-  jrpnnk'jr sat., flirr,*? lu-rself oir the low  (ootslool boHide. her. rrrrd tell her of  [lho grcnt sorrow Unit had come upou    .....^.ti.      a(.(((a  1 dark, overhanging   background o������f clouds.  The moonbeams fell clear and bright  upon: them, costing    weird,    gigantic  shadows on the whito boach; tbo low  winds moaned    as    thoy'   stirred  the  blossoming trees, and the waves   dismally Deal against  tho slioro.  j      Ulmont Ulveaford    wns lost  in      a  'deep reverie, Impatiently watc-h'n? (ho  incoming Tstonmor,    sc:rro;-ly    h-.e:ling  the silont littlo figure watching * ev-  ory expression  that crossed  his    face  .who stood by his side.'  "Hut for this unfortunate nffalr, I  should have boon almost at Boston."  he told hijiiMolf.  Tliu arrival of lire steamer    was so |  uncertain, thoy would not expo������t him  ft,,"1    growing stronger upon  unTilTe   Km^nt  that he d"d ������������t  'Wtil  he. had-first-consulted   her.  renr  fh      C������U "i"  not '^onig me in  rCth ������  hft8-;my  dear Mr^Illiniii  hTve had ?hfald'   Pr0udl^   "until     -I  !������Jl the .opportunity of explain-  P������fc^TnSLranSeIi' ,Jh^ Poor child was  ���������Jiace-o in my care."  .-iSSt00ktheprfcdsral  :l2et,i,a    nestled   'closer,--to  Ulmont's  chill "iP^llMsIy.' confid ,*.gly tS  youth and beauty, Ulmont; I can  foresee how this will end. J Tho child  will learn to. love you, you will be her  iworld,' her ail; but hark you, as you  as   a  to ihU Zili.'T"'" i"1"' as ue repeated  Th������L        nser "ei*. sorrowful  story.  ,r^ve  Were   lcars   >'"   ^r.     Illin4-  to'rourahom'\I,01V-TOU can tak0 h������r  well is I nl kn?,Y",������ y������UT mother ���������**  wVv fnr I     .?' w.,tJl0at Preparing    the  ^a^Ml-^^M'yof^  fJr.it is a p<,inr, which I bave mv-  rw^'n"^Ln* t-d^d.. I Io���������Si,  preferred T,^SOre*>' Puzz1^- I had  ime ,-, H,   'eannS    J'er  for  a     short  eji m\   fi iends to know  of the  affair  My experience  at Sussex makes      mB  value the honor of your race, an honor never tarnished, as you deal by  this hapless orphan, Heaven will deal  tvith you. J You have always been  . wayward from boyhood up, but I shall  believe your heart is pure rind spotless. Never forget the future welfare of this trusting orphan lies at  your door��������� she is nt your mercy."  The Rev. Paul Iilihgsworth    spoke  rapidly,  vehemently. .  Ulmont Ulvesford  rose to his feet,  pacing rapidly  to and  fro.  The  eloquent   appeal  of  oughts,    he  .._ ���������",3��������� uinuiq^ nrm, J  bftad    tossed    back,  his dark-  brown,  rvaving hair pushed  back from  rnrphnn/i (���������*. care1'-  two  called, tauntingly. "Back to tbe Bone-  yard, you Dend One!" So saying, it  disappeared in a Cloud of Steam.  A   little "farther  down  the  Pike,  the  Tired Cart Horse came upon the Swift  Automobile, now Busted.  "Aim!" said the Steed,, with ������. Horse  I/augh,   "who   in   Slick-in-the-Mud   now?  You are indeed far from your Happy  Home."  Myriads of fireflies hovering over a  ifcntle river so swarm and cling togetb.11  that they appear nt one time like h  luminous cloud, again like a great bull  of  ipnrk*.    Cloud   or  ball,  the   wonder _ JW    mn  loon break., and thousands of the fallen    naUed_ .-YolI betf,r.w:n7fuirij* ihoutwif -  insects drift with the stream, while new    ������if Jim nm, mc nild  ,*1C ncv/ont, a,,^';  swarms  form, reform and  ������park!c con-    |iek  that f ���������     uext. <Joo     vc.j  utteC  linuously above the water.    So marvci*    ,n���������VA>.  loud is the sight that a'Japanese poet  wroter��������� ������  Do I see only flrr.f!ic������ drifting with the  current, or i*s the night itself drifting, with all its swarming stars!  move."  A   pretty   story,   i!.*::**!rativc  change of feeling which has come o\e$*  the Irish  peasant toward   ICing  ainn*.   *rl./.   ��������� *���������   - *  of'  th-r-  other Bitins  The Correct Attitude.  A collision has occurred.  The driver of-the motor applies his  brake and oomes to a full stop and an  easy, half-turned attitude of interrogation.  The oompanion of the injured pedestrian stoop* over the insensible form and  rnnlrAa   *������    I.*-!-'   ���������-*���������  smce  tlie recent rovnl  the Kngb>h press.  _ Edwwfr  n-.rt, appcanr ic *  ,^ ,.���������  ...^ ...ocuaiuje rorrrr fttld  White', the Curt Horse wns thinking up J; makes  a  brief yet searching examina-  n,���������  "-���������"njr Snrcasms  of this Nature, | Fnn.  -:i  <������������������������������������-- -   ���������   Then, cap in hand, be approaches the  i-ibratihg car, and simply says:���������  "On behalf of my friend, who has di������-  f;i.���������-, ,. ->---.*��������� ."PPoal or the rector  filled him with strango thoughts hA-  !t.������pJPe*L".ud*������> bctoie him' SlLWd.'  ...���������   -^....^   mi   (.(us  vtaiure,  they hitched him up to the JDamaged  Vcihiclc, rind he M-ns compelled to yank  It laboriously to the stable, fourteen  miles nway on nn UpGrado.  This fabjc tonelres us that it is Wrong  to gloat over the Downfall of our Enemies, until we aro sure they can no  longer injure us.���������Ex.  his  forehead in careless disorder.  Scarcely two mi'iutes beforo he  (poke the idea bad not crossed his  Bind; and when be looked back nt that  nomcrri in after years if almost seemed to bim that another voico had spok-  so  witb  his lipi.  His honor was touched, his pride  ���������vounded.  "31r. Illingsworlh," ho snid, canily,  *I bave resolved upon Izetta's future."  His brave voice never faltered as bo  ontinued;  "I have dcte-rmfned ahe, sball be my  (To be Continued..)  The  Unweaker Vessel.  "You are accused of.mashing women,"  ���������aid thc stranger.  "I know it," replied the street car conductor. "But 'tniri't the women that  gits mashed, so much ns 'tis thc small  kids and old men, I s'posc on nceount of  the women mostly tveui-in' corsets."  . ' ��������� . m  "Was his marriage a success!" "I  ihould sny it wan. He has tried to ������e-  nrre n divorce in .South Dakota. Xew  York, Oklahoma, and Knglnnd, nnd hrV  marriage still holds."���������Brooklyn "Life."    ������. ...j invito, who has dislocated his vertebrae, fractured his tibia,  sprained his ankle, and is evidently Buf-'  faring from concussion of the brain, I  beg to offer you my humble apolo-ries.''  And the motorist, with a haughty in-  sllnation of tbe hoad. accepts tho.expl^n-  ition and ��������� immediately proceeds to re-  .irge on his wild career.  for such is the rule of the road.  Sympathetic  Young wife    (rather   nervously)���������Oil,  sook, I must really speak to you.   Your i  master is always complaining.    One iTr.y j  It is the soup, the iocond day it is tlo I  fish,   the   third   day   it   is   the   r'oini���������.'���������* I  ,    js.   TwuJ.--.ndon journal^  ista, on" their way from Dublin to Oorlqr  accostec" a shaggy, fanirrrTookinjruative,-  at a Queen's Co'iinty station  with   th������*.  words: "Well, Pat, what do you thtafcal?  the King of England  i:r.w!"   '"Klst^fiot.  England; is  it!"  replTed   tho Iristunsa^-  and thore stole over h.H face an. inifnly  able .expression  of drollery  as h������ -wwofe  on in a stage whimper: "Sure, avio������ yTTif  want a viceroy o\er there. I'm t.hrlnbn*1.-  Himself an' herself are not tjoin' back*t������-  yez at all!"    An  old  dame In Oolw-n*  who had spoken with t':e King warn que*-  troned as to  whht'������he  thought of h!i  Majesty.   She delivered heroeU of ������ lonfll  and   enthusiastic  eulogy,  to  the  eSeec-  that "Edward thc First" of Ireland", wae  "a grand man cniii-ely." closing with tb������"  remark that sh   i. d "only wan thnfling  fault to  find  witl,   i.10J'  and  that wag  that "they  keep  the poor* man so Iodjk  in  the Phaynix  Paii:   bey .rut  that thei  have him talkin' witli it strong Dublin aX  cent,"  fact, it's alwav*  Cook   (with   feeliti,  h   the  joint���������ii  ���������soiuething    or ot.'ur.   g)���������Well,   mum,   I'm  truly sorry for you. It must tie quire  Irawfi.-l to'livr with a gentleman of thit  *art.**������'*yy,-?������Ji."    Scriblets-r-I'*.*(- ,rot ��������� winner this tim*i.  Friend���������Sew histui: ,1! novel! Scriblot*'  ���������Xo; it's a book 0: ������������������xetises for borrow^  ing money. They're all catalogueiB;  Five ,'or every day i.; the year.���������Chrcagrf?  "Daily Xcws" j *  icagrf;  j     Idtrry���������Ph������at arc yez doin' wid thine  . dog-bjicuit, Pat!  I     Put���������Sure,   the  d~><  i more   anim  cord.'  ire,  ttie doctor said I needa^  mill   food. ��������� Philadelphia.  "���������������������  .-JM&"' *..*::*..-^;K :���������-;���������>;������������������*.;.���������.**������������������  ��������� his fii'st. illustration in   the   Times   is: J Death of Ed. Cannell.  ls (lie *57.-.,0(ll)   capital   absorbed irr the       Al Ulc i,as,.(tl.i Kriilay morning, Ed.  ������fc ...  pr '������������������;:���������  lis  l������*  le  li  ���������  <  1������  Christmas will soon he hero, and vou will ho thinking  oi what io buy. Lot us surest that you buy a t;ood .sensible  piece of Furniture; it will make your home  besides, it will be useful as well ns ornamental,  all kinds oi Furniture suitable for presents,  seleet a piece and we will save it for you.  ������������������v  look   cosy,  We have  Come   and  Cabinet M akin jr.  Upholstering.  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE  STORE.  Picture Framing*  -*������sj:bk-.t.-s-*������'S;stx������������s;'*h^^  a  Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  TlR*l!.*-I>AY.   'DeCK.MMJI*  2-1.   li'UTS.  Itf UNICIPA L E LE CTIO NS.  A still' figlit* is expected .-it lire forthcoming municipal elections. Already  there aro four prospective candidates  for*the mayor's chair. In each of the  wards thc'i-i* will likely In*, an intciesl-  ing eonte.-t. The taxpayer* are Inking  a deep inii'iv*.t lliis year- in municipal  matters, occasioned no doitlii liv the  iiici-oa.-i- in ln-t ye.ir".- irisi'S. lt ani;iir>.  well for tin- cily when the public take  an interest in it* welfare by |)l(icing in  lire field for niriynr nnd aldermen the  very best men it U pu-sible to procure.  MR. BORDEN'S  CONSISTENT CAMPAIGN  Mr.   II.   1..   Jlordoti. 'rhe  lender  of  the Conservative party, hie*   fur some  days been engaged   in  a pol'iUcul tour  of the Maritime  Provinces.      A   litlle  nvei* a   youi*   ago.   -.Mr.  P-oiden paid a  s'riuil.ir  visit   to   the   West.,     Before  leaving   for   thi*   magnificent section  of the Dominion,  he   was   challenged  by the Toronto   Globe   to there rulvo-  cite hi*, policy of adequate protect ion.  The Olobe declared   that   il*   the (Jon  -ei-Viitive leader accepted the challenge  ii would be ���������"iiiiinbei- one hard *'      Mr.  Kni-den   did   as   rirrpie.-ted.   and from  \ ictou i   to   Winnipeg   be   preached  ' Canada   loi    '..miiclinns" and home  in iiket= foi borne producers.     Today  Mi   Boiden l- telling   the   same story  io tbe peoph lnnig   on   the Atlantic  ( o.i*-t at hi* told .( year ago to residents  of th" P.uifu tn.i-t.     There   bus been  no   change     of     programme.       The  electors of Xov.i   .Scotia.   Xew Brunswick and Prince Edward   Island hear  the go.-pel of protection just ns   it was  heard in tire   Km*   West.     There  arc  iio two sides to thc question exhibited  __fjmii_an oppo-itioii platform,   and Mr.  Borden hns by   bis ~(7iTsisfffr^f(Ty"iTinTie*  liiinsi-lf a power in t he land.      Let tbe  public   compare    bis   record   in    this  re.--j.ect lo that of  Sir Wilfrid l.nmiei-.  If   thi-  is    cou-rientiou-ly  done   tin  v,-edict in tlie ((lining  election  will In  overwhelmingly    ('oii-el'V.-ilive.      Tin  ('on-eivaiivc   pm-iy    ha-     only     m..  Canada   to   light,   for.   nnd only   oi.e  policy for tlint    Canada a--   a    whole  "('iiiiniln for tin- Canadian-.."  ' tried to mislead tbe public, but. be lias  not correctly studied either* the old  nets or tire rrew. I Ie Iras not attempted to verify his figures, relating tc. the  taxes payable under the former nits  just repealed. His illustrations fruni  the riots '.tire accordingly absolutely  erroneous and. therefore, his comparisons are not. merely misleading,  but worthless. If bo bad taken tlio  slightest, trouble to acquaint himself  with ibe laws ���������under' which business  men have been paying taxes for years,  tlie author ul' the document, would  bave been t^e last man to promulgate  such a I'ai'i-ago of misstatements.  Por the pur-pose of enlighl nirrg the  general public, we. will .state the law  lis (o the taxation of perMinal property  and income in this Province-is it existed up to the I inre when tbe new act  came into force, on ibe Ut,b instant.  All personal property and income  were liable lo taxation, subject, to  cei-laiu exemptions. Tbe exempt ions  were: (1) Income of every person up  to $1,000: (2) Hus income of n fanner  derived from his J'arni and lire income  of merchants, mechanics or- other  persons derived from capital, liable to  assessment: (T!) mi rniirMi ol* tbe  personal properly of any poison as  was equal to the jubt. debts owing Iiy  him ou account of the purchase price  of snid personal pr-opcil.y to the vendor  of s*yd personal property: (11 tbe net,  personal properly of any person up u>  iSIIll; (.">) household elVects of whatever kind, books nnd wearing apparel.  Section G B of chapter ,">(". section 7  of lhe .statutes of lildl. explains the  method of arriving at ihe taxable property or income, wheie the income is  derived 1'vorrr personal propoviy. the  Province taking whatever tax should  be the greater.  Before showing the errors made in  the famous schedule, it is also  necessary to know just what the former Assessment Acts described as  personal estate. Section 2 of chapter  21 of tbe Amendment Act of 11M������.  which was in force in May last, derbies  personal property as including al!  goods, chattels, wares, merchandise,  effects, stocks, bonds, debenture***,  .securities. _ _  investments. (except  \i stuck aird book debts, or is the capital  * j exist irrg iir some other form. No sane  i | merchant could carry on business with  v- la stock of $l."i0.000 and book   debts   of  'V   1  $l.-.!l.l.00*-niid if the capital (which is  also personal property) existed in  addition to the stock in trade and book  debts, then be ought to have paid  taxes on :?:-S75,tK)0. or $1,675 instead of  lire !**.!7,*i, of the Tillies* allusion.  The olher illustrations of onr contemporary, being based upon wrong  foundations, it is un necessary to expose their errors mul the fallacious  reasoning which runs through the  schedule and the.Times' article.  If any person will, however, take  the trouble the trouble to make up a  statement, of the russets and liabilities  of the merchants referred to in the  illustrations given in tbe schedule, he  will Iind that the taxable property in  each case is quite different from what-  the schedule tries to bring out. Upon  the assumption, however, that tin.'  lowest tax payable by the merchant  on personal property wa.s j** 1,125, a  person who owned real estate to lire  same value.(!ji22.,),tK)l)) would bave paid,  under the old acts, $1 ,'������>(). and under  tbe new act, tlris inequality is done  away with, as both merchant arrd real  estate owner pay an equal fax on  eqiral investments. Thus, on .4)225,000  personality the tax is (less discount)  $2.02.-). and orr tt^Tj.OOO ol" really the  the tax is *2.02.*i.  The real cause for this calamity  howling is that some taxpayers, under  the old   acts, paid  loo little, some not.  even   what   thev   should   bave   dorre  i ���������  legally, arrd now t.hal no discrimination is made bet wuon owners ot' real  esfateand owners of personal property,  sorrre few, but, active persons among  Ibe lat (cr arc resorting to tactics  which are rrot patriotic, but inimical  lo tbe best interests of the Province.  The increase in taxation now imposed should not be unduly bui'deiisoioe  to any peiv-on or class o[ persons iu  tbe Province, nnd although the increase is higher on personal than on  real property, Hint arises from the  fact that, they were unequal before,  but are now made equal.  Xo taxation act ever devised in any  part of the civilized world has been  faultless, perfect, equality in taxation  is, humanly speaking, impossible, and  it. is not claimed thai, tbe present act  is perfect. Under it tbe incidence of  taxation is neaier equality than under  any former- act of this Province.  The Times and tbe Victoria Hoard  of Trade ought, lo be sure of their fact.-,  before attempting thus to'criticize,  and we are quite Mire that tbey will,  on calm, reconsideration, regret having published abroad such doleful blue  ruin complaint.--, injurious to the Province and everyone in it.���������Victoria  Colonist.  Uiuinell. one of the best known old  timers in the Interior, passed away at  tbe age of (it years. He bad been in  the hospital about five weeks. JMr.  Cannell came to B. 0. in 1S02 and wirs  in Cariboo in early days. Afterwards  be kept the Alexandra Hotel at the  suspension bridge near fipii/.zum. At  a later date be came to Kamloops and  kept the Dominion Hotel during C. P.  B. construction, selling out about  1SSS to -Mrs. Nelson.  In 1800 be took to ranching up the  Nortli Thompson, an occupation be  successfully carried on until the time  of bis death. He was born in the Isle  of Mini and leaves a widow rind three  children to mourn bis loss. A large  number ol" friends will miss tlieir old-  tiine friend. '  Death was due fo cancer of the  stomach for which an operation was  performed on Wednesday.���������Kamloops  Sentinel.  LEGAL  JOHN MANNlXli SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Ktc.  First Struct - . ito vulstokc, 1!. C.  JJAR.VEY, M'CAKTES. *.t 1'INKHAM,  Barristers, Solicitors. Hlc.  Solicitors for Iniiierlul Hunk oi CuaiKla.  (..'onil'anv I'lituls to loidi (ith per cent.  1'riUiT Stiikkt, Kevelsloke 1!. 0.  SOCIETIES.  ��������� ������ ������������������������������������������������������ 9 90 **������9������*0*9 <*���������������������������  FANCY GAKE  AND CONFECTIONERY  If you want the uliove we can  supply you with anything in this  lin*-*..  TUY OUR  W'(I01.1*:so.MI*T  White and Brown Bread  Scones aiisi Bwms  Thmeos anil Pnvatt. lMvtios Catoivtt To.  Kail Slock of KNirellont Candies.  A. E.  BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  ���������********************o**  3>'!TS   TFOTB*  SIBBALD & FIELD,  R@a  FMNCIA! -lCtt"*������".M"������"lB������  ������j_e-       i'. i*:. row Arl'i'i*,.  fijt**"*    MARA TOWNSITK.  ������.~SS������-   UKli KA l( 1) TOW NrilTE.  aAB--    CA.MIJOH.NE TOWNSITE,  C'un.i.lii l'eniwment & Western #  Corporation  au ��������� Loan Coinpany.  Caledonian I'ire.      Atlas Fire,  dn     .<!��������� murine, tire.    ISortliern Fire.  .; (iinmln.L.  'in.     .-uallcliesler Kite.   Ureal West. Lite.  an.i   .narantee.   Coiu'eiieratinn Liie  ��������� iin.nee Co.   Uoiinuctiuul* Fire  i*iiii t'i  ,ii((..tjho r'OK"***>Aljl  A A.N.iNti.  AND TRENT.  | ������ UNION *&&  I   Cigar   Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  SENSATIONAL  MISREPRESENTATION  'Flu: (Veii-arional aiticlc on tli--  Assessment Act in the Times of lire  , l.'itli instant ij* presumably the result,  of tins' combined elTorls of the "Victoria Board of Trade and that journal  Such united etl'ort has. in this pri.rt.icu-  lar instance, been used t.o display  considerable ignorance of the subject  they attempt to criticize.  AVe arc sorry, in parLiculnr that tin-  Victoria Board of Trade has assumed  the paternity of the schedule prepared  by one (if its members without llr.sl  verifying ilsassertions. Tliisseliedule  was. however, cii'ciilated with all it:.  errors ainoiifjst the menrbers ol'Ili.s  JMajc.-ty's loyal Opposition during- the  progress of tire bill in order to defeat,  if possible, its passage.  We   do   not   wish   to   say that the  ���������tullior of   the   schedule intentionally  inoit:.;iiL;os and municipal aiiiT~ProT  virictal debentures, etc.; accounts,  notes, cei-lilicates of deposit. JII'Ik-  inelits. choses ilr action, franchises,  money*-, debts, etc The ISO" act. included in personal property trends,  chattels, accounts and debts at their-  ad u.'il va'.iKf.  The Ih-sl ilhisti-atron in the  schedule  printed in the Times is as billows:     A  ��������� nci'cli.irii*   with   a   capital   of !$7'>.'Kr0  carrying a stock of $I.*)U.()IK). and   book  debts aiiionnli-nii to .S!.")0.ilt)t).   has due  on his stock 875,(11X1, for which he pays  (I per cent interest.      Now.   under Uie  old act.VI bis   merchant   .should   have  been   (axed   on   all   of   his    personal  property,   subject,   to the   exemptions  within the act.       If the tS7."i,0t)tl due ori  slock   was   NOT   due   lo the original  vendor', tired it. should    not   have been  exempted.    If he borrowed the !*i7.*i,(KKl  froni the bank or* someone else to   pay  oil* tin- original vendor,   it   should not  have been exempted.     In this case the  assessable .property would be:    Stock.  SI.VMXH); book debts, SI.'it 1,1 KIO. together  $:KK'),(Kll), or at -.-iie-hiilf of one percent.  $l,5b0 of tax instead of $'!7."). as   stated  in the   Times.      Assuming,   however,  that he wa.s entitled to the exemption,  the debt   being   due   to   the   original  vendor, then that would still leave  his  assessable     personalty   at      $'2'i7,(K)0,  yielding a tax of $I,12T> insl end of $'*i7.ri.  A.   still   full her curious   thing   about  Four   and   a  half per   cent   on  First Mortgage Loan.  If you have money  oul    at.   two   to  our per   cent,   wrin*   to   the   urrdcr-  ^igned who can place   your-  money so  Ked Rose Pcgrec meet* second'nml fourrlr  TrreMlavs ofeaeli month; White llose li(*i**-ee  meels rnir.l Tuesday of each (inarter, in Oddfellows Hall.   Visiting brethren weleume  T. 11. HAKKIl,  rre.iiiient.  U. cooki:,  Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  ilcunlar meetings are held in lh(  Oddfellow'** Hull on lhe Third Friday of each moulh, at 8 p.111. sharp.  Viiillnir brethren cordially invited  'l!3D KD. ADAlII, W.M  W. JOHNSTON, Itec.-See.  Cold Range tctlge, K. of P.,  ** No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C,  ���������JVIEETS   EVERY   WEBNESDAY  "I*   in   Oddfellows'     Ilrill   nt S  o'eloek.     VlMtini;   lCnights.  are  cordially invited.  I'.. LOYST,. C. C.  Ti. COOKE, K.of R. teg.  II. A. BROWN, MavleroiFinance.  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SIM-XIAJ-.TIKK :  Kxamination and reports on ^lin'niK  l*ropeitie.s.  Siieeifieation   and Construction  o  Mining Machinery.  Mill  Tests   of  Ores and  Concentrates.  Bedford McNeill Code j  (JOW'AN BLOCK. Ii.cvuI-.toku, 15. C.  will net you h ur' and  one   halt   pert  ���������nt on flr.st-class citv property where!  :;;r;:;;;���������::���������:;,:;f dr -" 1MAS0N &. Risen pianos  w  m  Brands:  OUR   SPECIAL  and THE   UNION  ALL  GOODS   UNION   MADE  **���������!��������� v*S"t-4'*'l"M* o ���������i..t.*.t.t..i������M**l������l*+-t-S-  See Wilson'*, newly imptirted  stock of Wools for llio Krtll  Ti-riik*.  The best rissortiueiit ever  landed in Revelstoke.  I.00U for "the UNION LARliL  on all irarmenth made bv us.  \]   .      M.A.WILS0M,        %  %        Cii.uhiateof .Mitchells School of (lav-      ^  .-, ment l.'Kttinj:. New Y.nk. ������,  J.        l''.-.t.'il������li.-.hnient���������Next  Ta>lc>r   Itlock.      4.  ���������i< 4-  ���������.^'*-?*V*'T'h*lT'T'*r*>^������*:**T*M--I-'l-*l.*J*T"M-'V  M. A. SMIT^ & GO.,1  Sufi-t^-m"** l;> A. N. biniih.!  -,'A-t  3AKSKG AMD CO^FEGTEONERS  Vre-Oi ftnit L'mnplotu Ijiit-j-of Urm-crics.  Jas. I. Woodrow  ' BUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beet, Pork,  Mutton, Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  >  All orders promptly filled.  Cor?anS������. RBYBHHPOKB. B.P  ������3X5T���������������SX5tS>S������i������5T^^  I PELLEW-KARVEY, |  1 BRYANT & CILMAH |  & Mining Engineers <$  ������ and Assaycrs, t?  fi C������i  )   VANCOUVER, li.C.   r.Kstahllaheil 1890   (,*)  J   ������  The people of the South 11 re making  more money than the people nf, any  section of tlie union. Fruit *������i-owini;  and ti'iiek farniin); pay large pr'nlltH  liiM'aU!*e the farmer-ids bis pioduetn  into iriai-Ut't -six week.i earlier than tbe  farmer of any other- x-ction. ftice  Hi-owirrii. Hti^rai-curie jir-owinfc and the  riia.Uiiri; of sircar, cotton ftrnwin*^  Virinft to the farmers large return**  and t bc.se crops are sure. No droughts  to cause, a failure. Where people arc  making money is the place to loan for  sure and safe return of principa.1 and  interest.  I give irs reference lion. Walter  Clark, ('hief Justice of Supreme Court  for North Carolina, Raleigh. N. C:  Mr. .losephus Daniels, rcd.il.nr Daily  News and Observer, the lending daily  in North Carolina, Raleigh: Mr. John  II. Sharp, Treasurer .Seaboard Air  Dine l.t-a.ilwiiy. I'orlsiiioutli, V11., and  Mr-. K. II. Clement, Kdil.nr Daily  Transrjripl, Host 011, .Mass. If yon  want any information about the  South, its hinds, wafer powers, best  place fo spend winter, etc., as well as  loining money, write lire 'and I will  gladly reply. Address John 'II  Patrick. Pirrehlnir, N. ti.  Kcnowned for (heir   full  and sympathetic tone.  Unsurpassed    in     lieish  nv.d wi**..- design.  S ASSaTwORK OF AltrDESCRIPT-IONS^  ������ UNDERTAKEN. g  y  ^  ������ Test*( made nt> lo-i.uuolbn. (jf)  ft A siroclalty inade of eheekrrri; Smelter ti)  (i) Tnlps. W  (i) fiaiiiplCH from the Interior hy mall or K)  (5 oxuress promptly attended lu. 6)  0 iTorrespoinlunee solicited. ������  J. IVCcLeod,  Agent  WOO  Woo (I lor sale including  Dry Cedar, Fir and Hemlock.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  AH  orders left at vv   M. bawren-.-e**  ivlll  receive pronipr attention.  W. FLEMING.  ^.3T^S>T5*TS*r=>S>*5^  H. W. Edwards-  Taxidermist.  "i  PEEK.    HEADS,    BIRDS,     ANIMALS  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE, - -���������.'     B. C.  REVELSTOKE  Business   College  DAV AND  EVEN INC.  CLASSES  IN THE   LIHRAIlY BUILDINU.  InstriKtion   is    f**Wen   in      f!o(*ikkcepiiljr  Commercial      Arithmetic,      Penmanship, '  Correspomlence, I'Tn^lisli, Shorthand, and  Typewriliitjj.  Classes are   Ix'inx   forinod   for   Krcncli  aiul  Latin.  REVELSTOKEBUSIHESSGOLLECE  Write for onr imcrc������'.lii|; t>oolt.������ " Invent-,  lor'A Help" and " Hot/you arc dwindled."  JSend it������ a rnuKh Bkctch or model of ,onr in-.  Jventlon orlmiiroveinenl nnd v.-c will toll yon;  Jlree onr opinion ria to ^..���������h(:lhcr il i*. probahly.*  >pni.erit*������t.le. Wcjcctcd oppllcationr. have often  Jrxren H(lcc.?c^f((llv pro'sccatcd hy rr.-.. *Ve  jconclucl fully ctpiipped oiTires in Montreal.,  Janil WnshlnKtoir; th(s<|iu\lf fies ns to prompt-.  }ly dispatch work antl qirlckly scare Patents,  Jas bro-ul as thc invention. Highest re ferences.  Ifarnifdicd. ���������        . (  S l'ntcntd proc((red throiiRh Marion & Mo ;  jrion receive Rptelal notice without charge ie-  Jover roo newspapers distrilnited throughout;'  5the Onmlnion. ^  V Specialty :���������Patent h-.isincss of Manulac r  Jturcrsanrf Knginccrs. f  J  MARION & MARION  Patent Expert- and Solicitors  One of the best and  commodious hotels in thc  City    ....*...  Free 'Bus meets all trains  Hourly Street Car.  E'are 10 Cents.  Front Street.  EIGHT-DAY  CLOCKS  $3.00  J. GWY BaRBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  ryranshnuMfflMi-CT-irmgnMiminTTi''^^  Wholesale '.tnd Retail Dealers  I       PRIME BEEF.     PORK.     MutTON     SAUSAGE.  I FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  j >ir*Tri*gM>^uaitManiica*g3agB3������anasaa  X  "Weli.MVc !!���������(> l:it'f.>e:.-|* nnd most eoiii|ilete. sttick (if wntelies  ever cxhilnii'd in lievelsloUe. Wli.it, deligllts your bny ov  Kit*' iiiore tliitn ii Chiistrn.-.s jiresenl. of ;i Wittch.  NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT.  NO PRESENT LIKE THE TIME.  Our prices for Girls or Boys "W.-ilches fully gu.ii'iuitccd  l'iiiiiju from SI-2.5Q Upvi?������irtS.  Also in-iiect mu- I'lisliioiinlily ii*--soi'teil stocl: of Hinjjs,'  Hi-neelet.s. Gold .-iiid rentl Broodies, Necklet:;, Pendants. Fobs,  Lockets .-uid .Silviriw.'ii'e.  Our Prices are Reduced disr!r������K^4h*e Xmas Season  E.   M.   ALLUM, Mackenzie Ave.  -i-*************-^****^  e  -!*  *r(  *5<  *i<  ���������J1  ���������i'  1  ���������1*  ���������f  i<  r-i'"-'-  .1.  .*M  O  *  -*-  *i'  ���������i"  In full lilootrr For Frill  niul Winter. 11* you  Wiinl an overcoat tlint  combines w ar in tli.  protection a Ka i 11 st  inclement -went hur.  distinction ns to tli.e  rippenraiice, stability  of color, bonesty as to  material and tailoriiiL;  Willi fair ncsKof price,  all you need to do is  to search our stock of  patterns, let us run Ke.  ai|j^t.lie^ji!U'trient iirid  your exact reijTTire*?  merits will be met.  .*/J  -'/iS  :*l  aoius' Taii.oukitj Suits to Okmku  ������    J. B. CRESSMAN, - -Mackenzie Ave    ������  * t" *   ti  ���������    EdiEbi  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. 0.  (������,. ..   f   New VorkUfeB"!d'ff, nontrcait  SOUTHERN PINES,  Moore Co., N. C.  The most delightful climate for  a Home or Winter Resort.  Only sixteen hours from New  York. Write to Board of Trade  of Southern Pines for booklet.  IMPROVE  YOUR  ..CHANCES  in tbe Commercial \vorlrt'hyt:ikin|**a  completes course in Isaac ' Pitman's  Shorthand. Hlioi-thiiiid crrmiol be successfully taught, by mail. 1 offer you  personal and practical instruction i*,6  my Evening Ob-uses which commence  on November 2nd .Studhxth Pre  I'ABEI) FOR tiik Civil. Sunvicis. Fori  further particulius apply to  WALTER MUNRO,  Revelstoke* B. O  4  t #d3  AN   ATHLETIC   SELLE.  Mr* John JncoT. Alter Will lead the Athletic Set at -Newport.  Mrs. Jolin Jfu-bb Asto-r, or as she la  most familiarly called, Mrs. '-Jack"  Astor, is the best all-round sportswo-  laian either in or out of society's realm,  Bays the Philadelphia Inquirer. Sho  fences, rides, rows, shoots, bowls,  plays tennis, billiards, swims, can  manage a bicycle with the most skill-  lul aa well as a yacht, and her least  accomplishment is golf. From a child  Bhe has always been particularly fond  of all oat-door sports. Pliiladelpliiana  rein-ember well the pretty rosy-faced  Ava Willing, who, ln a severe black  habit, hor satiny hair caught up un-de**  riding cap with a black ribbon, galloped through Fairmont Park every  pleasant winter afternoon.  At tennis she was always proficient  To-day she plays as sirong a Kamo  as a man. Every Wednesday afternoon, last winter she and her husband  spent in the tennis court of the tennis  building. She delights in singles, and  rarely fails in beating her opponent.  She makes the prettiest sort of a picture In her white tennis shoes and a  tenuis suit of black, which neatly escapes her ankles.  Last summer her feats In the water  excited the envy of many a timid belle  at Newport She is a most accomplished and fearless swimmer, and  when ln the water wears black silk  tishts under her skirt, because they  give hor unrestricted liberty of limb.  Another accomplishment which few  women possess is her cleverness with  the cue. She learned as a child, being familial- with billiards almost from  her infancy. To-day Mrs. Astor piay-j  as well, If not bettor, than any womai:  tn (this country. Both she and her husband are fond of the game. It ls said  that Mrs. Astor's ambition In reference to billiards Is due to her desire  to be a worthy opponent of Mr. Astor.  Perhaps there is nothing this clever  little lady does so well as shoot.  A story told of Mrs. Astor in tho  Adirondacks, by Ross Hayes, one o������  the guides, is interesting, and shows  that with all her sporting zest, she is  still a woman, and a very womanly  ���������woman at that.  * She and her husband, with a party,  were hunting several years ago, below Sarauac. The.y ha.d followed the  trail of a wounded door, which hail as-  eaped. Finally, after tracing lt for an  hour, it was cornered. A shot in' tho  throat ended the stag's misery. As it  (ell, Its great eye3 seemed to fall be-  eaechlngly on Mrs. Astor. As the  fSKlous  dogs  flew  at  lis  throat she  NOTICE.  Notice i**. lK-ci'Ly (iiven tlint t'tuty (tuy.** afr.-v  !:.n* 1 i-iU'iu! to *i*mi*,' to tlid duel '.'..I'liui...*:<���������:,(.(���������  of l.innlri ai:*.l \V.:rl;.-( foi* n .-.pL'ciaHiei*;!.' ������������������ to cut  .dnl ���������.vlTy i-.w.'iy tmi!.(*l* from ill..- lull'-ilvin^ ilu-  i(l*;li.*il la'mls xitiiati'd on Ariaim: la'io in l.illuout  .iictrk't. II. (;.  ("'<in.;u*.*(i(rmj.' at a post nmrko't -'II. .ti. .I(.liM*-<".li'.s  ;..i(tll I'ust* conior" jjlantcil na the west .**.:..l'.' of  l.ia'.iis laku ahout two uolos south from tlie  i.ourli of .'uiu'.ns riVLM*. tlicucu uoi'lli Kid -hains.  t :.:iu*o v.vHt -1(1 eliains, thenee south ICO eliains,  l.teiieo'east 4U eliains to the [.oillt ol eounueuct-  neiit.  Dutsil lliis inth day of Oetol.ei*, ll).',:;.  II. H. JOHNSON'.  NOTICE.  Notico is Ircrol-y jjiven rhat tliirty days nfter  *.'.(te v.*e intend to apply to the chief (J������umi..s-  do:u r of J/.i,u..!:i ,*i:ul W.-cks for a special licence to  cut. iin.l carry nway timber from the following  .."���������..rilied lands situated on Adamslake in J-.il-  (oni.t ilictvict. It. V.  t'ommeaei!*:. at. a post i:*,ar!;ed ''llarlmr l.uinlx*:*  ��������� "'*..'.*i souih east eormr" plauled on (he wv.*,t sin.re  o." Ad.t'iK la-je a-jont .me anilahal. miles M.urh  .(est frum tliu ritmrllr of r*p.*i*ji!l*eiu ereek  .hence north SO chains, ilicrrcc in:st Ml elialus  thencu .south SC ..'liains, tiieuee east Sllehnins to  t.'ie point of coiumchccuicul.  Dated Hiin 131 lr .|uy (.f Octoltec, UU.'I.  IIAIillOl: l.f.MIii:!: COMPANY.  TnDTI'C  1'..  Notice  iale      1  i-t lierjliy uiven that tliiity d:.>saft(i*  intend     lo      apply     to    the    (.'liiur  ������n**r of Lands and Woiks for a ..pee.nl  p.-euee Lo ( ut ami carry away tiiulier Irom the  .'olio',-,in,; descrilii.il land-, -itualcd ou llarhor  .-leek, a tr.l.utai-v of Adams tiler, ill tillot.et  list: let, !i. <!.  Coiumeneiu^ at .--. post maiked -'II. Mcl'letr.*'*.  ���������loilll-vw stcoinei post," iilauted ou tile north han't:  ��������� f il.trho: eieekatjout cl*r!it miles up from Adnnis  river, Liienee sontli ,SD eliains, rJii*iieei..'ist.s.)cJiaiil-.  cl.ence lii-ith fell (.hains, thenee west ii() chaius lo  die point of commencement.  Dated this 2nd day ol" Nmeuili.-r*, l-'otl.  II. TMuULI'l-'RY.  NOTICK.  .-l-til.lic notice is hereliy ^iveiutliai the ((udersiirn*  ��������� d intend lo apply under the provisions ut liie  'i'l.iuiwuy i;omp,iuy Incorporation Act" and  iuieiidiii'i*jcts.f..r rhe ineoipoiation oi a enir.puuy  ���������villi power to hnlld, eq((ip and operate a traniw.-.y  oui to eoii.-.truct and eciir.p and (.pirate t.-lephoue  or tele-rraph lines in couneetion th(.r.*with, between  ,l iioint on the noith irnst.-rrni of t'pper Anow  Lake, al or near thr; tov. iisite of I'.eaton and a  nnint ou I'ish ltiviir, Went Kootenay, 10 miles  iioilheily fioin the town of ('.inili.'vne.  The jrenei.ll l out" of said proposed tiv.mway and  telephone or telegraph lineh shall he ulolicoi near  rhe easterly sho;'.! ol the nurth eabt aim of Upper  Allow Lake and thence noitherly alonj; or near  the banksof l-'Mi I Hei.  Dated this Kith day of July, ltlra.  A. .loliiison, .1. A. Jlanagh, (!. H. Ji (.���������Curler,  Applicants.  NOTIOE.  Notice i.s herehy rtiven that thirty days after date  we iniend to apply to Hie 1,'liiel Cdluiuissioner of  Laud-s and Woiks fora special licence to cut and  canvawav timher from the following deseidied  lands situated on the east .shore of Adam*, lake in  Lillooet disUict, li. O.  ( nmiiielieiu^ at a post planted on the east shore  nf.Warns lake, aliout two miles soulli of tliu Mo-  .Mich river and marked "Harbor Lumber Cnrrr-  "  thencu e.usl 10 chains,  XOTICK.  I Notice is hereby iiiveii tha! thirtv davs ofterdati1  j I intend lo a-,ply !*.. the '(.'hief Cirri*  iiiis.-iouer (.f l.tndsand Works for a special licence  to cut and carry an:iy timber from the followiiii;  de.-crii>ed lauds site ited on llarbol- creek, a tributary of Adams; river. :u Lillo. et dislrict. 1!. C  Cnilileuein.*: nt a ]>ost i.i::rk*t*d -'II. .McCleery's  south east- corner posi" planted on the uorth bank  of llmbor creek about urjrlit miles np from Ailams  nvei*. ihence norlh to chains, thence west 8(������ chains  thenee south fee chains, 1 in-uce east to chains to  the point of commencement.  Haled lids ind day "f November, Kill.!.  ii. McCJ.EKHY.  XOTICE.  Notice i.s hereby /riven tliat thirty days after date  I intend to apnly to tlie Chief Commissioner ol  Landsand Works for a special licence to cut ano  carry away timber from the fellovvini; described  lands situated on Harbor lake, in Lillooet district  11. (J.  Ov.nmcncinc at a post ninrked ".I. I*. .McCleery'*  ���������-outh-west   collier  p"'<."   pliir-led  nt   tlie head (���������*  Harbor lake about  ihirteeu iniles.ui. froni A.lai  river, ihence north s-urlinirrr. thei.eeeast SOrlinim  (hence s.mdi su chai.'is, tl'.ene.-i wesi hu chili Is I  trie poiut of couiiuenceiiient.  Dated this 4rll day of Novernbei', lorci.  .1. I'. McULITKItV.  XOTICK.  Notice is hereby Itiveii rhat thiity days nfte  dale 1 intemi t.. ap)!]y to the C'lii(  Coiiimi*..iouer..f Land-al.it Woik- for a specia  licence to cut and cany awny Limber from tli.  folliwimr described lauds situated on llaibo.  creek, a ti.biit.try of Ad,(in* river, irr Lillooet  district. It. I*.  (.'oiuiucuein^ a* a post lnaiked "It. Met'leeryr  south ca-l eol nei post." planted ou the noith sidi  of Itaiborenek, nboul nine miles up fioin Ailuru-  n\er. theuce noith Ml chains, theuce west J*i  ehiilis, thenee ,-oulli t'tj e'uaius, liienee east S(  chains to the poiut of commencement.  Dated thi. ind (lay of November, Will.  II. .MiCLEKRY.  NOTICE.  ��������� Notice I., herein- piven that thirty days after (lute  1 intend to apply lo the Ch.ef Comini--  .-.loner of Lands and Works for a special licence tc  cul ('.(ri innv nw iv timber from thc followuie  ('.escribed 1 mil- siiiinted ou Harbor creek, a tributary of Adam- ri\ er, iu Lillooet disti ict, 11. C.  (.'oniinei.oii.K nl a pi.-t nnllked "II. .Mct'lccry's  noith-eist coiner liost,*' planted on the north bank  of Harbor cieek about eight miles up fiv.lu Adams  river, tlience south (TO chains, thence west SO  chains, liict.ce north SO chains, thence east SO  ciniin.s to the point of commencement.  Dated ti.U-ind day of Noi ember, 19u;���������  IJ. .Mct'LKKRY.  jiarrv's noi-Lli-v. e.-t comer.'   i.���������.��������� ,_+���������  r^o-o    ���������-,i   i ,i   .i���������.  ���������>,, I rheiice sontli 100 eliains,  thence nest -10 chain-  Durst Into  tears,  and   begged   that  the I theuce north ll.O chains to the point of commence-  dogs be called olf.   Up to that moment ' dicnt.  ehe liad been as much of a sportsman  as any ot thom, but the sight of misery aroused all her womanly feeling.  1 Ia hunting costume of brown vel-  Tet, with buckskin leggins, alpine halt,  game bag and a gun over her shoulder,  Mrs. Astor oould not look better in tho  ���������most exquisite importation from Paris;  r.    > Anolcjit and  ^locleru Greece...  A patriotic Greek merchant, of Algiers, recently made an offer to the  Hellenic Government, at Athens, of  600,000 drachmas���������?90,000���������for the purpose of re-establishing the Olympic  g8.rn.ea, which passed away with the  glory of ancient Greece in the Fourth  Century, after an existence of nearly  1,200 years. In making this offer the  Intending donor revives the argument  of his illustrious ancestors by reiterating that tha body of man has a glory  as well aa his intellect and spirit, and  that by the harmless discipline of both  men. best honor their Creator. - He !  odds that many of the disadvantages  under which the Greeks of 'to-day labor may be done away with by a national movement in favor of better  physical ejnd manuali training, and  that be is willing to contribute, to thai  end.  The site of the old* Olympic games  Is in a picturesque part of the Peloponnesus, on the north bank of the  River Kouphla���������the ancient Alphaeus  ���������and about ten miles from the modern town of Pyrgo. The whole Olympian area is the' property of the GreeK  Government, which, it is reasonable to  Dated this ulltii da> of September, 11*1)3.  HAltliOU LUMDKli COMPANY.  XOTICE.  Notico is Ireiebv given that thiity days afte  -. I 'iiUuid t..ii'i'!lv lo the('h;"f Onininis.sionc r  of Lands aud Works for a speciil licence to cut*"  ..... cam awav timher Irom uu following de-  .criheit lands situated on Harbor lake, irr Lillooet,  listrict, IJ. O.  i ommeuciiij; at a post uiaikcd -'Ct. McCleery's  uiith-en-rt corner post," planted on the west aide  f ll.irhi.r lake, about thirteen miles up Loin  ���������.(Inula river, theneo noith SO chain-;, tlience west  u chain-, thenee south 1)0 churns, thence "east E0  iuiin.s to tiie pome of commencement. "'  Dated this fourth day of November, 180:1.  G. .MuUIJSEltY.  XOTICE.  Notice is herebv (liven that thirty days after  date I intend " to apply to tiie Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special  licence lo cut and carry away timber from tlie  following descnbed lands .-Hunted on Adams  lake in l.iilooetdisliiet, IS. C.  i-oiiiiiicncirrjrata-iJiiat marked "II. S. .loliuson'-  -���������oulli eii'-t corner," planted orr the west shore of  Adaui:, hike al the mouth of the Spa-liil-ein creek,  tlience ninth -lu chains, thence west 100 eliains.  Ihence-outh-10 chains, (hence eabt 100 ehainsto  the point of coiiimenconieul.  Dated Lliis Kth dayof October, 1003.  H. S. JOHNSON?  WANTED.  GOOD CARPENTERS  Experienced Carpenters andFraniers  for AMU "Work nt. Arrowhead. Address  W. J. LUDGATE, Arrowhead.  NOTIOE.     '  S Notice is herebv giien that thirty days after date  I intend to npplv lo the Chief Commissioner of  Landsand Woiks for aspecial licc'ice to cut mul  .:,u r v riwnv tin.ber trom the following described  kind's situated o.i Itiirboi lake, in Lillooet rtiitiict,  IJ. 0.  Coiniuencin-r nt a post marked "J. P. McCleery's  j norih-west corner post," planted at the head of  j 11.11'bnr lake, about thirteen miles up from Ailams  r iver, theuce soutii SO chains, thencu edit i0 chains,  tlience north bu chains, thence west SO chains to  liie point of commencement.  Wilted thif, -1th day of November. 1008.  ,T   1>. Mc J.KBUY.  MKN H!    GIVE THE  Vacuum DeveEcper  Atiial and be cciivinccil that it will snivc results  sure and lusting. Uuies weakness and undeveloped organs, stricture and varicocele. Kuud  stamp for book sent sealed in plain envelope.  TDK   STBKNVA HEALTH AI-UANCR CO.  "in Cordova Stieet, West, Vancouver, B.C.  suppose,   in,   View  of   the  present   de-    fhVIIiJ'ni'iVth'so'eluiirrs, therrce west Sll ehainsto  , XOTICE  Notice is hereby giverr that thirty daysafter  date 1 intend to (ipplv to tlie Chief ommissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special lieenee to cut  ind carry away timber from the follow uif; de*  .crihed hinds nitlllited on llmbor lake, iu Lillooet  listrict, IS. (J.  Coniineneiuj; at a post mnrked "D. Mei'leurj's  loith-west corner post," planted on  the west sine  of Hal bor lake about twelve miles up fiom Adanis  thenee ninth SU chains, thence east SO chains.  IV1OSCR0P  BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water    *  Heating.   Electric Wiring; &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  ���������Dieted condition of its exchequer If  from no other motive, will doubtless  aoce-pt'the offer just made. A part  of the sum is no go as a bonus to th9  Government, the remainder to serve  as a fund for the improvement of the  ground and for the purchase of prizes  for successful participants. In this  latter respect the modern Olympic  games will differ from those of ancient times, when the prizes were  honorary, not substantial.  One~of "the-greatest ^"disadvantages"  ���������f the modern Greek  Is  his lack  ol  physical and manual training, both ol  which have been sacrificed upon the  altar of excessive mental    training,  The  love of learning which  so  ton*  epicuoucly characterized    the Greeks  of old  is innate In their descendants  of to-day.   When Greece regained her  independence, more than sixty years  aeo.    and    the    entire    length    and  breadth of the land  was  smoldering  from  tho Turkish  firebrands,  one  of  *h������ Jlrst  Bteps of  its  Boule���������Its  national  council���������was   to assemble  under the olive trees of the Epidaurus  and fortunate plans for public education.     It  was  decided   to   have  free  schools everywhere, and to push tho  publication of all kinds of periodical's.  The language was to be modeled upon  tha Greek of St John's Gospel, and  thereby  purified  of- the    barbarisms  .which had been bequeathed to it by  cemturies of Venetian and Turkish oppression.    From  the overzeaJous carrying out of this programme Greece  Is  to-day the  most  education-cursed  eoun-try in tho world.    Tho streets of  ite towns  teem  with  men  of  every  species   of   academical     degree���������men  who speak and write a half-dozen different lanijuages,  but who, education  being a drug In the market aud man-  Mai training an    unknown    quantity,  (would be glad to ������ai*n a cent by black-  ing shoes.  tiro point of commencement.  Dated this Srd day of Noieinber, 1!KW.  I). JlcCI.EEUY.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv ciierr ",ilt thirty days after  (Idle 1 intend to npplv lo the Chief Uoniiiiissioner  or 1,-iiid.*. and Works fnr a fpecinl licence to cut  and eultynuay limber from tlie following de.senh.  ��������� i ���������-*,, 's'situated on llarhor lake, iu Lillooet distriet, II. C.  Commencing at n post marked "G. McCleery'������  nnrtli-eiist coiner post," planted on the west aide  of" iiiirboi'_l,ike-.ibouc-ihirteci(���������mdes-np fr..m  Adams river, tbence south WI chains, therrce west  bn chilli!!-,, thence north So chains, tlience ea.-t Su  chains to the pointof commencement.  U.ited this -ith day of November, 1003.  li. MeCl.KEKY.  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  North    Carolina;    Pine  Bluff.  A Two-Cent Stamp   for  Booklet.  F. C. ALLEN,  SECIUTTAUY  BOAltD 01'* TRADE.  NOTICIi.  Notice Is hliiebv jiIvhii that thirty days afterdate  I Intend to apply to the Chief (.���������oiiimivdoticr of  Lauds and Works for a special licence to cut und  curry nway limber from the following (lescrrlH'd  Ileitis situ,He.I on Harbor hike, In Lillooet district,  li. (.'.  Commencing at n post marked "1). JlcCleury's  n iith-eu.st coi'iier post," planted nearthe west side  of Harbor lake .-(bout twelve miles up from Adains  river, rhenee south sn chains, rhenee west 80  elrains, Liienee nortli t;0 chains, theuce ea.st zti  cliuins to lho point of commencement.  Dated this 3rd day of November, ltxra.  D. MeCl.KEKY.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WSHES..LI0UORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone ���������   Prop  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby <ri\en that thirty ilays after  rtatu I intuml " to apply to tlte (hief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a special  licence tu cut and carry avay timber from thc  following 'iio.*, cr ibed lands situated on Up par  Adams river in Lillooet district, B. (J.  (Jommenriiij; at a po-^t maiked "A. Ander-on's  soutii .south vo:-.t corner po>t" plauted about  .V) yards from tlie ea.st l><ink of Upper Adams river.  about 201 mile**- up from Adams lake,  theuce east HJO chains, theuce north 40 chains,  thence went IGD chaius. thence -south 40 chainu lo  the pointof commencement.  Dated tli id iiGtli day of October, 1003.  A. ANDKKSOX.  Bin pio 8ujrar Frosting,  Put a cupful of dry maple sugar and  four tablespoonfuls of sweet, thick  cream on the bLovo, and whoa the sugar is molted lot boil until It will  liard-on In cold' wator. Cool it a little,  th-en spread oa the cake.  .ffoxajs Una 3,738.000 abecj^  NOT ici-:.  Notice ii hereby Riven that thirtj days after  date I intend t t apply to tho cluVf  ronnninidoiier of l,���������*inds and Works, foraspecial  licunci-1<> rut ami carrv away timbt-r from the foi-  lowing described hinds situated on Upper Adams  river hi I.illooot district, B. C.  Com menu ing at a postmarked **K.su������i.*s' north*-  east coiner pont," nlanted about fifty yards ������,\i$t  from the t-aafc banV of Upper Adams river, aN>ut  twenty miles up from Adams hike, thonce south  HO chains, thence west Hi) ehaius, thence north ������0  chaiiiK, thence caut 60 chains to the point of commencement.  Dated this "Ctli day of October. 1903;  K. STKIS5.  ONION HOTEL  fIRST CLASS  $2   PER   DAY  HOUSE  Choice Brands of V/inee, Liquors  and Cigrars.  J. LAUCHT0N, Prop.  First  btruot,  NOTICE.  Puhlic notice is givtVii that the Big  Bend Lumber Company Limited have  adopted the lielnw mentioned timber  marks for logs belonging tn them and  all persons are warned against dealing  with or keeping in possession tmy logs  lioaring any of said murks:  Dated at Arrowhead, Aug. 2S, 1003.  THE BIC BEND LUMBER CO. LTD.  THEO. 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Odd Origin of Sea Terms.  Purifying- the Cream.  e  i  d  a  i  <  JOHN LLOYD I.EE, D. D��������� Pa-tor  Weatmln^ier Presbyterian Churcb,  New York City.  Tak������ y������ iw������y tho stone,���������St. John. xl..  VS.  On the one side of the stone door ol  Lazarus' tomb stood the dark mess-  tmger we call death ; on the other, the  nighty King of alj life ; for Lazarus  ited been dead four days, and Christ  oxd come to undo the work of death  ���������nd to give to the young man the most  precious of all gifts���������that is, lite.  He who had created the worlds and  tiad kept theni in right relations  through all the ages so that they go  -ringing on their journey could have  burled that stone nway with a word.  But, since he was working from the  human side, He must needs respect  firrirran conditions and give man a share  hi His glorious work and also a chance  lo learn the lessons of His great life  ton earth, for Christ's mission was not  How many people imagine tli it  thrrt familiar word "admiral" i������  ntrythhrg but a thorough KiiglUh  word? Probably the last origin nny  worrld give it is East pro. Yet its derivation is simply "J'Tmir el Hagh," which is  Arabic for Lord of the Sea.  There is hardly u language that wo  have not put under contribution for sea  terms. The names of lire various officers  of a. ship illustrate this most vividly.  "Captain" eomes straight from the  Latin "caput," a head; but "mute" awes  nothing to any dead language. The word  is almost identical with the Tcclnndi?  "rnati," which means a cornparriorr or  equal. The derivation of "cnNswnin"  would never he suspected. Coxswain wan  originally the man who prilled the after  oar of the captain's boat, then known  ns n cock boat. "Cook boat." i������ a corruption of the word "coracle." nnd. as  most, people, know, the cornelc Is :r small  round boat rrsed for fishing on sorrre of  the Welsh rivers, such as the Wye a ml  Usk. So coxswain comes to rrs from the  Welsh. Other languages are also pressed  into  lire service.  "Commodore" is simply the Italian  "Commnndntore." or comma rider, and  "naval cadet" was originally the French  "capdet." which, gnirrif a step further  back, has the same origin as the word  captain. The reason nt" this apparent, anomaly is that, originally all naval cadets  were younger sons of noble families, who  .���������,���������.,.   :_.,���������.,;���������������������! I served ns privates previous to obfainiri;  ������o mucn  to make eternal  rmpressrons | ^_. A;__,_..    '  ������n matter on thc outer world, as to  make impressions on mind���������the human  *oul.  It happens, then,  that the chief scr-  *tce   of   man   to his fellow-men is   to  tlear away  difficulties  that  the   Divine  Person   and   power  may   work,  as   on  Scat day human hands had to roll away  the stone  from  before  the  tomb   that  fj^zarus   might  feel   the  thrill   oi  liie.  Difficulties   are  of   various   kinds,   but  till alike  prevent  the   free  working  of  iEvine power in the soul.     A non-conductor,   has   conic   between   God   and  man, and  this  must be removed  from  the human side because of human  sin.  SThis is why Christ came around from  the side ot divinity to thc side of  hu-  panity,    Lrirrging   His' divinity    with  Him to give effectiveness to salvation.  The business   ot" discovery in the natural world is to clear away hindrances  and to make channels for forces which  were long ago reposed in nature right  under our bands and so near that they  actually  touch us.      Just as the  great  discoveries    in    electricity    consist    in  giving direction to that mighty power,  that it may become a thing nf service  rather than a means o? destruction, so  Ehe chiil l-.-isiness of.religion is to clear  "���������.way the.diitiurlties in the divine path  so  that   Giici  may Work    naturally   in  the hearts of.'men.    ���������'���������Martha was  uu-  Ersppy in, ���������the. incident of the text  because' she Was   not   willing   to   make  -way.-for'; the" full working of the power  of God.     Most of ihe unhappiness  of  the, world *is-on  the    same   account.:  Every,   day' .we. pass   by   a   thousand  graves of buried hopes of other people  and never once stop to see if we may  roll away  the stone that the light  of  God may shine in  to  give life to the  "Bead-" Hi- i-\  "How wonderful it would he if we  Could Folly realize that Christ stands on  ftbe human side of every trial and every  trouble and every disappointment and  every sin and says :���������"You do your  part and I will do Mine! You remove all that; the human hand can  take away and I will banish the rest,  as with a word I put death to flight at  Lazarus' tomb." It may not be much  that you can do, but it it is ever so  tittle- it mu-st be done before the divine  power can work. The world can never  be made better without positive effort. The cheeriul face, the willing  faeart, the forgiving spirit, the helping hand and the godlike purpose  wake the journey of life a grand  ���������march  of  triumph.  But we are also to remove the stone  of indifference. Many people were  there that day who did not seem to  care much whether Lazarus ever lived  or' not ; and even Martha seemed indifferent to any effort on the part of  the Saviour. So we find in the world  to-day the head-shaking and hand-  wrmging ;>**npie wb*i say :���������"It will do  Cio j?ood; rl--re is no use. in trying.''  It is yotrr place and mine to Hit hard j  Ht this world's wcicht of sorrow that j  She resurrection rmwrr ot God may i  give Jifr. to a dead world. Martha j  and -chose who were with her have j  taught us how we msy roll away the j  $tone of unbelief *:\������ have the power i  ^-Bfr-ne.w^^and^jjrcat������iJ.ifcj__for_^v!ien i  they hesitated and ooiibted TTc"atkcViff  "Said I not unto lire.- that i; tltnu  oronldst hcliev-* thot: shouldst see thc ,  glory of God ?" j  Then can we not = ee thc crTory ol j  Cod without 'behoving ? No, wc :  tianot. It is the only way. There ���������  ts many a dark grave -ii departed ia:th  sealed forever bccaiiH- we do not believe enough to reach ���������-.*nt a hand to '-.  help. There are thousands of theni  bi this city.  When they believed and removed the ���������  let-one, what matchless 4:'.ory did they *  *������ ! It is only by iaith tint you ma* '  See the glory of Co-!. When wc hear  tint an astronomer has discovered a *  new comet wc do not read tir.it hc ,  found   it   with   the   unaided   eye.       lie1  elr commission  There was never srrch a person ns  "Davy Jones." though we frequently  hear of his looker. One nr-glit to talk of  "Dufly Jonah's locker." "ITliin'y" is the  AVcst Indian negro term for spirit or  ghost, while "Jonah" refers to the prophet of tlrat name.  "Dog ��������� watch" is another curious ea������e  of a term gradually corrupted oirt of its  original form. Originally it was "Dodge  watch," so described liccn use it la-sts  only two instead of the usual four hours,  and thus makes it possible that the same  men shall not be on duty every day during the same hours. "Dog v.-atclrcs," so  called, are from 4 to ti and C to 8 in the  evening.  Sailors call meat "junk." It is not n  complimentary term, for junk is nautical  for a rope's end. Some 3,000 years ago  ropes were made out of Tmllrusltes, for  which the Latin word is "juncus."  Nowadays" we talk of "porfand "starboard." Originally, it was "larboard" and  "starboard." Starboard has nothing to  do with stars. It is really "steor board,"  Anglo-Saxon for "steer side," because in  old galleys steered by an. onr. the oar  was fixed somewhat to the righthnnr]  side of the stern, and the helmsman  held the inboard portion in hia right  'rand;. As for ''larboard," it is prob  ably a corruption of lower board, the  larboard side being originally considered  inferior to thc other. ,;*  , "Sheet anchor" is the namo given .to  the largest -anchor* carried by a. vessel.  It is almost as complete a corruption ns  "dog watch." "Sheet J anchor" is really  "shote" anchor, so called because it can,  from its great weight, be easily shot out  in'ease of emergency. ..  Again," "jury mast" has nothing directly to do with a law ,court jury,  though both have come from the same  original word, "jour," the-French for day.'  Jury masrt thus -means a mast put up  temporarily���������for a day���������-just as jury iy  the legal term implies a tribunal sum  rrroned for a short period only.  During the last three years considerable effort has been made to find a  means by which the odor and taste of  wild onion and bitter weed may be removed from milk and cream. In the  spring of 1901, the writer was requested to try a patent compound claimed  to remove all kinds of weedy taste  from milk, but it proved to be an absolute failure. Cooking soda (salera-  tus) was also given a like trial, ...ut failed of the purpose claimed for it by  some people. Having failed so far  to find anything that when fed to the  cows would remove weedy taste in the  milk, thc next step was treating the  milk and cream. Bitter weed taste  was removed entirely from cre.un by  thoroughly mixing it with two or  more parts of water at airy temperature above 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and  then running the whole through the  separator. Saltpetre dissolved in water  was tried as an aid in removing tho  bitterness, but as good results were  secured without it as with it. Rapidly  and slowly heating milk and cream to  various high temperatures did nol remove bitterness, but often imparted a  cooked taste. Butter made from  washed cream (ns above) was pronounced free of all bitterness by the  [ station customers. Butter made from  unwashed cream was decidedly bad and  was often rejected by the customers.  No means were .found to remove the  bitter weed taste from whole milk. In  the spring of 1902 milk and cream were  ���������treated for thc wild onion flavor thc  same as in thc previous year for the';  bitter weed taste.���������Alabama Agricul  tural Experimental Station.  An Interesting Letter.  The Globo recently had a brlof quotation from a letter written to Tho London  Times by a citizen of the United Stales  visiting his country after several years'  absence. Following ure lengthier extracts from the communication, a decidedly Interesting ono in Its way. In minutely analyzing America's future in the  world of trade the writer says :���������  "In the matter of foreign trade, tho  manufacturer In America has definite aspirations instead of concrete ambitions.  He would like to trade with all thc  world. He could not explain this aspiration, but he might full back upon his  belief in destiny, which Is as strong in  him as it is In a Mahoinmedan soldier,  whom death in bairle carries into paradise. The American has come to have  tho strongest faith In his gift for direction. He Is convinced that other people,  somehow, are losing rhat power, arrd he Is  convinced that It is .inly a question ot  time   when   the   llnari.-l.-il   centra   will   ho  Lord Robert's Criticism.  shifted to New York or Chicago. He docs  not take Into account lho fact that he has  not yet developed a bunking system llex-  Ihle enough to adjust itself to a commercial crisis."  Trades unionism, rhe writer declares,  has weakened the Mulled States, and  while Iho wages in skilled trades advance  thr..*?e in  unskilled  irados decline.  Replying to a question as to how long  tho present period of prosperity Is likely  to continue, tire writer says the genera!  feeling In the United states predicts It  will last "until tlie next Presidential election is settled." He concludes with tho  following remarks ancnt foreign trade. :���������  To my mind nothing Is clearer than that  whatever chances Americans had at one  time of getting slowly but surely a paying foreign trade In manufactured products have been lost for the present:  (1) Through Ignorance In not knowing  nnd not learning lhe conditions existing  irr   foreign  countries.  (2) By trying to make a place for their  pi-oducts in crowded communities, whose  peoples have great experience and ample capital, Instead of In outside or neutral markets.  (3) By inability to,seek or take tbe advice of those who knew or who had the  chance to know.  (4) Hy innpportuneness of effort, and, as  if these were not enough���������     *  (5) By rushing blindly into combinations,  many of which nre purely speculative, and  then proceeding to advertise all over the  world their intention to take everything  nrrd leave nothing for anybody else. This  thundering in index has not left much lor  the text to say or threaten, and little for  tire  authors  to do.  These; however, are mistakes that will  be overcome tn time. When tho home  demand declines, when prices and profits  both in America and everywhere else  have come down to their natural level,  when half or three-fourths of Che so-  called trusts hav-,*. gone to the wn.ll l'ko  other speculative companies, and. fir-ally,  when the overweening desire for puhllcrty  and advertising has given way to a careful study of lire conditions in (.he four  quarters or tbe globe, then will Amei-k-a.n  comp2titinri become prolilnble to itself  without being of necessity hurtful or dangerous to the industries of other c luri-  trios.  Tariff Changes.  Tbe market for- United States cattle  arrd rnears in V'rance is now virtually  closed. . the French Government having  made changes in the tariff which for-m'an  even .more '.serious embargo on American  meats declared by Germany several  yeai-a ago. / Henceforth cattle. . sheep;  goats,', hogs.: etc' and : fresh and salted  meats..produced ri'om them will bo sub^  -jooted to the mnvimum tariff if imported  into France directly from the United  States; or if imported Indirectly, through  a lCuropean counti.-yT (liei-e will be nn additional tax of C9;5 cents per 220pounds.  The Annual Kansas Wail.  /  From Kansas comes the same old story  that has been enacted and re-enacted  every . succeeding summer for forty-six  years:���������  July Oth���������Hot���������still hotter���������no rain-  corn shooting���������hot winds���������no rain���������  everything burning no-���������grass all gone���������  howling hot - winds���������no rain���������earth  cracking open ��������� cattle starving ��������� stock  ponds gone dry���������driving cattlesix mil.-.s  to water���������prairies ready to burn���������  everything gone���������hotter and dryer���������  farmers cutting up corn���������gizzards of the  'cat-fish in the bottom of the Walnut  baked to a seal brown.  August 1st���������Will have to organize an  aid society���������not enough, stuff in the  country to winter a calf.  September 10th���������Corn looks better ���������-  it lives���������has a few nubbins���������prairie gras.-.  a ton to the acre���������cattle rolling fat.  September 30th���������Two and three ears  of corn to the stalk���������step-ladders to  pick the ear3���������thirty and forty and sixty  bushels to the acre���������money wanted���������to  buy cattle���������to eat up the treniendour  corn crop���������stockmen gone to Colorado,  Texas, and New "Mexico hunting cattle  to feed. Jiore corn���������more grass���������more j  cattle.  Thanksgiving���������Everybody wallowing ir.  -tfe--rlt.il���������more- fni-nis���������mnre.-__l:irr(i^mQ.re_-i  pianos���������more carriages���������belter homes��������� ���������  more girls and boys oil to the colleges j  ���������more money to loan at lowest rates |  of interest, and there you have it. and [  hcsiil.s, it's nil true���������every word of it.��������� j  -'El Dorado Republican.' j  A New Armada Story.  The late Duke of Argyll set Im heart  on dredging Tobermory Hay, Scotia nd.  ir. search of the wreck of the Spanish  Armn.Ta ship, "Admiral of I-Morem*.*."  blown up there in loSH. About a hundred years ago various relies were recovered, but sim.e then no real effort  has been made to solve the secrets which  the sea has  kept  no  well.    The  present  H-w it  with  Iris  telescope  long  before ' Duke has now taken the matter in hand,  Ore rest of srs knew anything about it  ' ""   '---��������� ���������-J             ���������'"���������      ���������" --  ���������Wb-ca 1 man announces a mighty  truth of Cod, that be has seen rts  beauty and felt its power, though wc  do not see it. wc know that it has been  tnade koown to him by the worujeriul  reach and revelation oi faith. when  we were in thc observatory searching  Sor the stars and could not find ilicni  the teacher said r���������"Get the focus : >ce  that you are on the right line of vis: .n;  tiien  you  will  see."  Then do we in religious things turn  knd ask :���������"What has thc locus to do  teith it ? Can I nut sec ? Have I  Uot  eyes ?'  The answer comes :���������"Ye*, you have  fcyts : but they arc for nearby service :  t������se the telescope for tiie sweep of thc  tmi-perse."  So say we who teach  thc hiqh   and i story,  ^erna] things of tiie eviivlasting  t:i*, 1 -lt- ]  t>!T_       -First   c'.c-ir   away   tne   (i'.tfrc  He has made arrangements with a. ft las*  j gow captain; nnd a well-knovyn diver ia  making a  preliminary search.    This  haa  been, so far, successful.    A  bronze can*  j non,  five feet long, bearing the Arngon  I arms, nnd the. date, l."(!3, has been land-  ; ed, together with  a pistol and sword so  ��������� encrusted with  rust ns   to appear mere  ! shapeless   masses.     There   is,   therefore,  ample   evidence   that,   the   "Admiral   of  Florence,"   or  all   that   remains   of   her,  really reals below tho waters of the harbor.   This ship bore one or* the t.rensrirp  chests of the Armada, and  thousands cf  Spanish   doubloons   are   believed   to   lie  among   her   debris.       If     the   Ireasnro  should   be  hit.  upon, as  it  well   may  be,  the old Duke's convictions will be amply  jnstilled,  and  yet. another  page  will   ht  lidded   to   tho   romance   of   the   Armada  ii in tbi divine path.  .ltd, "l"s!*.*  ye av..,;.*  ..j and use laiih. Co  y   whicii   you   iir*!y   !<  ���������using glories 0: he.  t   t.->*   (into   thec   ! i.r:  fceh-ve   thou   shoul :it  tn\ -J-od T'  i.eying the  Tie stone,'  's ctern-il  k rtito tii*  ��������� ;i. For,  ':: tTiou w  ace    liie  then  tjTury  Lawyer���������T must know the whole truth  lrcfnre I. can .Hiicce.Wilily defend y ������:i.  Have you told rne everything? I'ri.-xiner  ���������Ves, everything; 'cept where I hid the  money, and" I want, that for myself!���������  Glasgow "Evening Times."  .'vfisa Homely���������J find this balm excellent for preserving the face. Miss Cynio  ���������JJiit why do you wish to preserve your  face!  "Smoked" Glasses for Hay Fever.  A number of remedies have been  tried for hay fever, each based on .1  separate theory. Dr. Frank E. Stow-  ell of Worcester, Mass., himself a victim, became satisfied that thc irritating cause was not always the pollen  of a plant. While -hunting around for  another source of trouble, he came to  suspect that the actinic rays of sunshine might be to blame. Thereupon  he put on colored, or -"smokeo. ,(Uss-  es, and obtained instant relief. He  is anxious now to. have-other's do the  same aiid report the effect. Inasmuch  as his own trouble is of the early summer variety, he is not sure what thc  effect would be on cases of autumnal  hay fever. Dr. Stowell gives these additional hints about fitting the glasses :���������  "The patient should feel a sensation  of relaxation come over ins face as  soon as he looks through thc girisses.  And 1 would suggestc that the shade  of glass used be such as to produce  thc above. "In ray case No. 3 vvas sufficiently dark."  Colic in Horses.     .'" ���������   t'���������"  Dr. Smead, the veterinary authority,  writes regarding* colic Jin horses:���������,.  "It is of great importance in the  treatment -of colic'to first ascertain  what has brought on the attack. If it  is due to the consumption of a quantity of dry food and there is reason  to believe there is a, hardened mass of  dry, undigested, feed Tin the: intestines.  common, sense will tell.:us that this,  mass needs'to_be removed.  " Therefore, more is needed than  stimulants. Physic is demanded. And  what shall this physic be? Shall it be  aloes? No, because they increase the  secretions of the mucous membranes,  and are so far good, but not sufficient  to wet up that,dry.mass.  ..��������� What then shall it be? Oil. oil, oil  every time, sufficient to, soften up and  emulsify this mass of dry food. How  much? it may be asked. It is difficult to 'say.  "Start with a pint of pure ra^v linseed oil (never boiied). Give with a  round teaspoonful of ginger, and ii  there is much pain add an ounce of  sulphuric ether, or halt an ounce of  hydrate of chloral dissolved in water  and  added.  "In an hour repeat and continue to  repeat until there is a .natural rumbling of the bowels.  "Also use the syringe by injecting a  gallon of warm, soapy water in the  rectum, and repeat hourly until the  pain succumbs or a passage is made.  In bad cases wring cloth out of hot  water and apply to the abdomen.  "In cases where the attack may be  due to the consumption of a quantity  of soft food or to drinking much cold  "\vater,^.aTgcstioh"is in sTTirriisTfrtfTtop?  ped, and certain gases are formed by  chemical action.  "Nothing will better neutralize the  gas thus generated than half an ounce  of carbonate of ammonia dissolved in  a pint of water and poured down irom  a bottle. This will relieve the bloat,  and can be repeated hourly.  " Also, if the pain is severe, give the  hydrate of chloral as before recommended with the ginger, and repeat if  necessary every half hour until the  ipain is relieved."  Rains and snows assist to a certain  extent in adding fertility to the soil.  In one year rains bring down about  four pounds of ammonia per acre.  Nitric acid, chlorine, sulphuric acid and  ammonia are all brought to thc ground,  though the amounts are not large.  Banking the earth around fruit trees  will serve to protect the roots and also   _ __         ^      cause the water to flow away from the   glowing terms to the Madeira wine serv-  ttees,   thereby  preventing pools   from  fcrming around thc trees.   The ground  being kept  dry,  trees  wil*> "adure the  cold the better.  F. W. "Walker in The "London Dally Kx-  press of Sept. 19,wrote that J..orrt Tinbertfl  summed up his criticism with the conclusion that Sir Evelyn AVood, of the  invading army, had attained his object in  drawing (Jcneral French, who was defending ljondon, away from lhe south  coast. Therefore, while the latter prevented the advance on London via Heading, ho was attracted so far north by his  opponent that a larger invading force  might land on the southern coast today and march by a shorter route to  L.ondon.  Tho conspicuous figure of thc whole  maneouvr������s Is Brigadier-General dcobell,  who commands the 1st Cavalry Brigade at  Alderslmt. under Sir John French. This  officer haa shown leading of a high quality, and Lord Roberts has complimented  him before nil the seniors In conference.  Lord Roberta himself Issued the following remarks on Sept. 17 In regard to  the army manoeuvres:���������  ln (south (Vfrlca we wore wont to attribute most nf our fa llu ies in gaining information to thc Intimate knowledge of  the ground on thc pari of the Uoers, and  to their natural power of concealment.  Thes(i manoeuvres have, however, clearly  brought out the fact tlint- the increased  range of rifles, smokeless powder, and  tho nrentcr dispersion of troops will probably always cause extraordinary dlttl-  culty In obtaining Inforoiallon. Wo havo  had instances where n very small hi dy  or troops has been able, by concejliaerrt  and by rapid lire, lo induce tiro opposing  force to multiply th" estimate of their  strength  into   battalions,  or even   10  re-  frort ti squadron as b>*lng a brigade. This  s a point to which v. must pay particular attention  In   future,  arrd  officers employed ln reconnaissance must henceforth  be   prepared   to   take   greater   nsks   than  they have ever hitherto done, if they hope  to supply their commanders with reliable  Information.     A    greater    dispersion    of  troops under nro will still further accentuate the importance which mobility gives  to   cavalry   for   reinforcing  a   weak   spot  ln their own line, or of attacking a weak  spot in that of the enemy.   By an Intelligent use of the power of mobility, coupled  with a thoroughly expert use of the power given them by modern firearms, either  in delaying an infantry advance or in attacking   it  in   flank,   the   cavalry   of   the  future should accomplish great things.   I  am satisfied that in Mieso manoeuvres the  cavalry havo displayed quite as, much independence   or   initiative   as   I   expected  would have been tlio  case after our experiences in South Arrlea, and I think  if  cavalry  commanders  will   carefully   consider   what,   they   might   have   dono   and  weigh against i������  what they did do, they  will agree with me.   The condition of-the  artillory horses excited my admiration. I  was  much disappointed  to find  the guns  were so much  exposed.    There were exceptions,   but,   on   tho  whole,   there   was  practically vory little attempt at concealment, and In seve.ra.t cases batteries  neglected Infantry fire  In  a manner which  would   ha.ve   caused     (hern     unnecessary  heavy loss.    The  Infantry marching Was  admirable.     They   took   cover   well;   and  both   In   attack  nnd   defence  showed   the  great    improvement   in    the    training   of  -Ihat arm  as 11. rwult it err experiences  In Bouth Africa.  To Settle Differences.  Little credence haa been given to rumors that have appeared from time to  tlmo in European papers, to the effect  that the Mohammedans of Asia and Africa were making nn effort to sink tlieir-  differences, and present a united front  against the Inroads of Christianity. Tho  enmity between the two great sects of  Islam, the Sunni and the Slrla, has for  generations been as bitter and virulent  as that between any two branches of  Christendom at any (Ime in Its history,  and it would seem impossible that this  animosity could be quelled. Moreover,*:  tlrft Mohammedans have rro moans of Intercommunication, no religious newspapers, nor olher method or moulding public opinion and bringing scattered peoples to think alike on ���������any subject. The  great focus or intercommunication, tiro  Mecca pilerlmage, is losing its Influence.  Its numbers are steadily diminishing, nnd  last year It was altogether prohibited by  Government, on account of the plague.  It appears, however, says Public Opinion, that neither   missionaries   nor   publicists may have Blvon sufficient Importance to ona uniting force, the fraternities  which  are  rapidly  springing   Into  belne  among   Mohammedans.     Professor   Nnl-  lino of Naples has recently published ln  a Geneva paper an article upon the "Pro-  sent  Tendencies   of   Islamism."   treating  of tlteso fraternities ns a movement   demanding  serious  attention.     It    appears  that these orders existed a century ago.  but have been suspected and opposed by  orthodox Mussulmans,  who deemed (hem  to bo  opposed   by  the   Koran.    Even  ns  recently as 1S40 only about fi per cent, of  the Mohammedans of the Sahara belonged to them.   But the conquest of Algeria  and tbe ensuing contact with tlio abhorred "Roumis" (itonrnn Catholics or Christians)  not only aroused  a  new effervescence of zeal   through  all  Mohammedan  Africa., but gave a preponderant importance  to   the   hitherto   despised   fraternities.    Now,  Professor Nallrno says,  fully  95 per cent, of the Arabs of   North Africa are affiliated  with one or another of  those fraternities, and in all of them religious zeal is kept alive by hatred of the  Christians.    Thus   pan-Islamism.    which  even ten years ago was a mero Utopia,  may now Decome at almost any moment  a  reality.    It  would  suffice   for  half   n  score   of   the   great   chiefs,   meeting   at  Mecca at the time of the pilgrimage, to  agreo   upon   time   and   method,   nnd   all  Islam, from the Atlantic to tho Malayan  archipelago,  would  unite  ln an uprising  against Christians.  A TOTTERE^e  WRESK.  Weak   and    Shattered  Nerves   Are   Rapidly  Restored to Health.  South American Nervine.  Three out of every four people who  Buffer from chronic and incurable  diseaies do so because of a disordered  nervo<is system. 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An IrishvGentleman.:������������������-  Mr. TMTcGrotrey, the Independent Irish-  American gentleman who has .chosen: to  reside at Donegal -Workhouse, where he is  being charged ft Is weekly for board and  lodging, explained yesterday why he had  taken this course, says The London Daily  Mail of Sept. 17.  ,-' It Is not because he Is displeased with  the attention and comfort of the; Irish  hotels, but Tor the purpose of meeting the  "Convenience of his medical adviser, who  had been attending him twice daily. The  doctor, -who was often called suddenly to  attend his patient; thought it would be  better for both if Mr. McGriorey came  into the infirmary art-ached to the institution. He gtves this as the sole reason  why he has gone into the workhouse..  A successful engineering contractor in  the States. Mr. Mcfrriorey tame to his  native county of Donegal for the pur-pose  of having some sport, bnt particularly for  the benefit of h's health. For some time  he stayed in a Donegal hotel, but afterwards removed to a country village some  distance out of Donegal.  The only fumirure In his room in the  workhouse consists of two beds.-but he  states that he is verv comfortable. Tie  h*-vs his own'delicacies br.iught into the  workhouse. When lily health Improves  he Intends going to the south o������ France.������������������  Yesterday Mr. McOmirrv 'was up a.id  moving about for rhe lirst time since, ht  was admitted' to the workhouse iriarm-  ary.   ���������  ..Difference of Opinion.  ���������Some authorities connect "Hurrah" with  a Hebrew stumt of Joy te Jehovah, which  occurs In the Psalms.. Others derive it  from "Thor wide-*" ������. rv.ir c.ry of the ancient������������������������������������Northmen.. Others point to the  Swedish arid Danish "Hurra," and the  German "hurron." to move quickly; or  the Danish "llurre." to liuxz. with which  onr hurry is associated. Sir Francis !\-il-  grave, in his "llislory of Normandy and  ��������� England," says :���������"Tt was a wise custom  in Normandy, established hy Hollo's decree, rhat .-anyone .who had reason, to fear  damage of goods.- life or.timh. could raise  the country by tlie cry: ��������� 'Maro (��������� . "llu  Kaoul.* justice In . Dulce ��������� , Roiio*s .. name.  Hence orre 'hue and ccy.' The old Tlngli-sh  'Harrow,' and our 'Hurrah,'1 are but. variations of ���������< this. "There, are some who regard it as merely an imitative interjection, akin to "whurra," used by::Addison  in a play, 1715, or* of "huzza." found In  Evelyn's Diary. 1������;6.  Labouchere.  To understand the character of "Labouchere one must know that this mocking spirit, who has broken more knaves  and more shams than almost any man,  who has figured in n hundred fights to  the death in law churls, and has byver,  or rarely, been worsted. Is human, like  the rest of us- Me is considerate to al!  those around him: soincrhnes even he Is  shy and timid, lt Is sai.l ihat when he  rlnrrp a bell for n servant witli any Impatience he runs out of the room he-  L������or^-r>)p_.j(ervaot^haa._t'me__to_.H.nnear. And  J have often s������*.-n~this spfrTU^br^ifrmrst"  sardonic   m-n-ker-,-   bhi:*-b   Uke  a  girl.  Tli������ face show--.' th.*-' .-i*..(r-.i.|lr(lon of the  character. When Hiki you look at it you  are conscious onlv r,r lis mot.kcry. The  eyes���������black, cold. per'",raitn^ ���������arc made  even more gui*/7:l''a('y funny by eyebrows rhat twis-r .'.n't lien as thorr;th  they were pr>'p-������.red by sn*r>e theatrical  coiffeur for a brir'-������.n<* nbout to play  M'.phistophcles. l'-o( lb*' mouth reve*ils  th*"t oilier }d.l������- of (li** yplrit: ir !*<-vcnls  the man or Irr.n res'tliitlon. of lptle>:inle  opinions, of enenlti.'s thnt do not die.- Xa-  poleon used to be called .ftiplter-Scaptn: I  might sum up T.nbhy j< Scipln-Cromw"!!.  ���������T. P. O'Connor. In 'everybody's Maya-  zlne.  Bank of England  Discount Rate.  The New York Commercial of September * 27th has an article. relative to the  Bank of England discount rate, which, in  part,  is as follows:���������  Why a change in the discount rate ot  the Bank of England���������Ihe rate at wliieli  one bank Is willing to lend money-  should be a matterjof such great importance to the money markets of the enlire  world Is a mystery to many people. That  a change ln the discount rate of the liank  of England does affect the money markets in Berlin; Paris, Vienna and New  York, and tlrat It also affects the foreign:  exchange markets in each of these cities,  and often' causes an advance or decline  In their stock markets as well; Is known  to. everyone Interested , in tinnncial subjects. Why a change in the rate at which  a single bank Is willing to loan money  should liave finch a. world-wide effect,  however, is not generally .understood,  even In Wall street. . where brokers and  speculators make their living by their  Intimate knowledge of financial  subjects.  To understand, the Importance of the  Bank of England discount rate It must be  remembered ihat ljondon Is the financial  centre of the world.  Those who possess a barn or stable  should remember that all 'he small  stuff, such as chaff, hayseed and dust,  should not be thrown away but thrown  down where the fowl can gcratch it  over. This will not only keep Lhem  amused, but also supply them with a  few choice mouthttils which l\cv much  appreciate.  New varieties of Russian wheat have  been tested with -Rood results at a  branch experiment (station in Kansas. Several kinds, Kharkov, Crimean,  Thciss, etc., yielded nvcr forty bushels per acre, arrd others ranged from  thirty-five to forty bushels. The seed  is being sold to Kansas wheat growers.  Interesting  "Incidents. '���������  Patrick Calhoun, grandson of .Tohn C.  Calhoun, tells some Interesting incidents  of ante-bellum days. One of the Incidents relates to Daniel Webster, and Is  published in The New York Times :���������  **I have forgotten tlie year," said Mr.  Calhoun recently at the Waldorf, "but it  was when Mr. Webster waa visiting my  grandfather at Columbus, 3.C. At dinner, which was earen at *! o'clock in the  afternoon, an inca-utrouj* guest alluded in  * "- * Ira  ed with the dessert. Me dilated on Its  age, its color, its liouriitet. and closed his  panegyric  by sa-ylng :-  *''Mr. Webster, the Interest on. ft quart  of thl3 wine a.t the market price would  pay   your  fare  back  to Washington. .Mr.'  '���������"When starting for a. drive ������ir<on r.fter  dinner Mr. Webster put one foot on ibe  carriage step, and remained In that post-  tion so long that Mr. Calhoun said solicitously. 'I hope. sir. that, you are nol.  thinking of giving up the ride.'  " 'It is a matter of doubt. Mr. Calhoun.'  said Webster, with a profound how,  'whether T should go on tbe ride or remain here and help consume some more  of tho Interest on the Irreproachable Madeira." "  A  Worthy Act.  Androw Carnegie has settled n pension  of fifty English pounds por annum on  the granddaughter of lhe pof't Htirri*-..  who has care ol' the little house In Irum-  frles ln which th.; poet died. This will  bo a.groeablc news to .Scolcldnen all ocer  the world, for thu old lndy Is wort Iiy I.,  roi.iicnerit l.ho Horns rnmlly, and sho  needs  tho annul y.���������ilruoklyn Clllxcn.  To; Study Canal System.  ���������The TRochoster Chamber of Commerce  r������ent a commissioner Into Canada to study  .the canal system there. In operation under  construction and ���������projected, and to ascertain if the artificial waterways there  stood In danger from tire proposed $10,-  000.000 canal across Now York State, on  which the people are to vote next November. In his report to President Dunn  Commissioner Dennis says that the Canadian does nol feel at all disturbed about  -the���������proposed _32- f 00 t_watorway__hero. __An_  American ship canal which worild "receive the. vessels of tho groat lakes and  take them to lhe seaboard with their  cargoes unbroken worrld ho regarded as a  menace to Canadian commerce, but having now canals deeper than ours will be  when completed 10 to 1ii years hence, li ordered by tho people, tlie Canadians feel  no apprehension about competition. As  the Canadians abandoned their own ten-  foot canals many years ago. a twelve* foot  waterway seems to lhem to he trivial in  the.se days when engineering skill has  opened up the possibilities.nf ship canals,  tho commissions'" ������ay,*������.��������� Now York Times.  Visiting Island of Tristan.  Douglas M. Gane. In nn article In The  Pall Mall Gazette, describing a visit to  tho Island of Tristan D'Acunha, lying  midway between Cape Horn and the  Cape of Good Hope, In tho very centre  of the south Atlantic Ocean, says:���������Some  hours elapsed before we hove to,*ofC. the  shore, und lt was a brave sight to see  tho settlers come off in their two whale-  boats. A tremendous swell was beating  up from thc southwest, and the small  craft Beemcd ever and anon lost in the  trough of the sea. The men hnd hardly  cared to cornc out In such weather, ihey  told us. but they had seen no ship for  six months nnd were greatly In want of  stores. Tlrey were a well-set-up body of  men, somo twenty In nil, and dressed,  the greater number of them, In blue  .dungaree and liomc-raado shoes or un-  tanned skin. Their Governor, Joseph  Tieeiham, a "Vorkshlreman. was of tho  typo of tho "grand old man." He. had  npent more than half his life on thc Island, and had no rnlnd lo leave lt. Tho  boats brought us Maniples of lho most  aeceplnblo things the place produced, a  quantity of blueflsh, nome wild pigs, and  merino sheep���������very diminutive, and fed  chiefly on grass nnd lish���������wild geese,  crawfish antl potatoes. We. gave them In  oxrhnngo flour, split peas nnd oatmeal,  biscuits, cocoa, eorrce and spirits. They  bad many curiosities with them, too, the  skins of birds and animals chletly. and  for Iheso we gave them old clothes and  underwear. Tbe ono thing they would  not take was money. They had no use  for 11; but a cake of scented soap or a  packet of Lobacco excited the" keenest  competition. One of them hoped to find  a wife among the passengers, and ������:  (linnppolnled to learn that no one was  willing to share his isolation.  Our Prison Systems.  The savagery of our prison systems, aa  they existed   previously   to  the   time  of  John Howard, says The Literary Digest,  appears  to  have  been   so   far  mitigated  that that gr������a.t prison reformer might bo  considerably astonished  If he could visit  some of our American ponal  institutions  of the present day.    Wc learn  from  the  Mississippi papers that it is no uncommon  thing  for*  convicts  who escape from  the  Mississippi-:..Penitentiary  to  the  inhospitable outside, world to come back nrrd ask  to be admitted again;  and  tho  Pennsyl-  varria  papers  aro  lilled  with accounts of  the   discovery   of   a   counterfeiting;   plant  that has been running for months in the  Eastern Penitentiary, in Philadelphia, and  which had escaped tho notice of; the prison attendants.   IL had escaped their norico  so completely, indeed, so the papers say.  that*, they ��������� unsuspectingly   received   from  the prisoners large number's of thedirhes,  Huartei's arrd  half-dollars  turned  out  hy  this   rival   Philadelphia   mint, nnd   spent  them  in   the  city until   Philadelphia was  "flooded with  them.*'   ,Thc couirtoi-L'eiting  business was carried on  by  the convicts  mainly' "to pass away the time." so Tire  Philadelphia Inciuii-er thinks, as they had  nothing.else to do.   In a prison  there is  a great deal of time to pass, and the recollection  of tho old  saying, about  lime  and money might easily suggest the passing of the.latter.   Most of the prisoners  engaged In tho counterfeiting are said to  have beerr emplovcd in  the plumhing,department,  learning, to become plumbers,  and the material for the coins is thought  to   have  been   obtained   by   them.    Trie  counterfeiting was   curried   on  at  night,  when only the night watchman, who was  formerly-a  Philadelphia, policeman,  was  supposed to be on duty.   The newspapers  comment   very   severely   on   the   prison  managcmenit, and  tho critics  of tho Ite-  publican  State administration  profess to  see a connection between the alleged mis-  government of the State and tho dereliction of the prlsoli officials.   Tho Washington Post remarks satirically :���������"Inmates  of "the   Pennsylvania   penitentiary   have  been robbing the State with just as much  daring as though they were outside and  holding office."  A ,'Dutch Proposal.  /he Dutch propose to reclaim the whole  of theJ.Zuyder Zee;, from the" grasp of  the ocean, says Walter Wellman, in Mc-  Clure's Magazine. It is a vast, a daring,  project, the most picturesque engineering  enterprise .known to the world to-day. An  Isthmian canal may cost more money, hut  an Isthmian canal Is, after all, only a  great ditch. While other nations are  seeking colonial .expansion,, the Dutch  propose to create a. hinterland at home.  They propose to reclaim from the waters an area equal to one-fourteenth of  all the present Holland. They propose to  add nearly one-tenth to the area of cultivable land in their country. They propose to find new homes, where now the  sea rages, for a population equal to I per  cent, of all the inhabitants, of the Netherlands. In the United States an enterprise of relative proportions would Involve the creation of a new State like  Missouri or Texas, the reclp-matlon of  land enough for more than three millions  of people to live upon arrd thrive by agriculture.  One of the stork stories about tipping is that of t e : waiter in a swellc  hotel sneering '1,. a quarter and remarking to the giver: "1 beg pardon;  haven't you made a mistake?" A few  nights ago, in the main dining-room  of the Waldorf-Astoria, where tips  range frmo a quarter to $5, a .westerner* said to his two companions:  "Watch mc paralyze this'* waiter, he  ain't worth a cuss. He hasn't showed'  us any etxra attention, and doesn't deserve a cent,, but here goes."  Thc bill being paid; and '(.hangc placed before him in a plate, he handed  the 'waiter a copper cent. '.'As'lie. ex  pected, garcon turned up his nose and  said :  "I beg pardon; haven't you made a  mistake?"  "Not at all," was the reply;'* "not at  all. You are quite welcome. 1 never give  less."  Waiter duly paralyzed.���������New York  Press.  Freedom of Women.  At the annual meeting of the Girls'  Friendly Society held recently In London  MrsT CreIgliton~th"(T wido"w_of "tiro-Irito  Bishop of London, delivered an address.  In tlie course of her lecture she emphasized a needed warning In discussing the  changed conditions of lite among women  of all classes. The Increased liberty which  girls and women enjoy hns, she claimed,  resulted ln.large numbers leading absolutely objectless lives. This was especially the caso In thoso belonging to Jhe  great middle classes. Tho sense of Individual responsibility needed to he cultivated by each ono In whatever station of  life her lot was cast, otherwise instead  of being a' blessing, the freedom now enjoyed by women would prove the source  of Incalculable mischief to the moral libro  of the female character in the present  and future generations.  Do Your Friends Avoid  You by Reason of  These  Symptoms  of Catarrh?  Dr.  Agnew's  Catarrhal  Powder  "quickly dispels every loathsome symptom of Catarrh and effects a permanent  cure. It stands alone as a remedy  for Catarrh, both chronic and acute;  Hay Fever, Headache, Sore Throat, Influenza, Deafness, Tonsilitis and all  other diseases of the nose and throat.  Cures_the severest cases and cures them  speedily. Rev. J. Lquer Griram, a well-  known clergyman of- Springer, York Co,  Fa., writes: "Both myself and family  have used Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder for the past two years; and I  can conscientiously recommend it to any  one who suffers from Catarrh or other  nose or throat diseases. I would consider it wrong not to recommend it every  chance I get."  Liver "Working Properly?  If not, it's proof that your entire system is disorganized. Agnew 8 Liver  Pills���������entirely vegetable���������regulate the  Liver, purify the whole body, restoring  it to perfect health. 40 doses 10c. No. 39  Doctor���������Do Ithink I can cure your  catarrh?    Why,  I'm  sure of it.  Patient���������So  you .arc   very    familiar  with thc disease?  Doctor���������I  should say so! ' I've had  it myself* all my lite.���������judge.  ���������   ���������   "The. lady.next _dnpr_is ^celebrating  her golden Wedding."  "Married fifty years?" -  "No���������times!"���������Puck.  A New Discovery.  ���������the discovery of a new metal called  solium hy Edward Mollard, a Frenchman,  ls reported to the United States State Department. Says Engineering News :���������  "The discoverer asserts that selium costs  only one-twelfth as much as aluminum,  and Is lighter and stronger. It does not  rust, and ls therefore suitable for shipbuilding, for the manufacture of pipes  and for railroad construction. It Is asserted also that It is capable of taking a  fine polish resembling nickel. Its hardness Is not quite equal to that of iron,  but is greater than that ot lead or -zinc.  Its strength Is said to be greater than  that of Iron, but less than that of steel."  Eight Special Trains.  Kight special trains, over as many railroads, have been engaged to carry John  Alexander Dowie and his "Restoration  Host" to New York City. A "great mis-  !*:en". Is to be held in Madison Square  Garden from October ISth to November  1st. Dowie will be accompanied, accord-  i: *: to advance notices, by the "Zion  "White-Robed Choir of Hundreds of  Voices,  Zion  City Brass TRand,  huhdreds  of officers of the church and at least four . .._     _. ....   thousand   member" of Zion   Restoration   like magic.   Once  yeu use it, you w'Al  llost'" use no other.   35 cents. No. 38  DANGER IN THE  AIR.  When Your Heart Gives  Warning of DistresSf  Don't Neglect It.  Dr, Agnew's  Cure  for the   Heart Is guaranteed to gtv*  relief in tliirty 'minutes,, and ih a snort  Seriod so strengthen and restore the  eart to perfect action that the'entire  body feels rejuvenated. An ideal remedy for Nervousness, Sleeplessness,  Neuralgia, Hot Flashes, Sick Head*  ache, Mental Despondency and all other  ailments resulting from impoverished  nerves through lack of blood. The Rev.  Father Lord Sr., of Montreal, Canada,  says: "I had been a sufferer for 20 years  with organic heart disease, and used a  number of remedies, both in France aad  America, but' could not even obtain  temporary relief. I tried Dr. Agnew's  Cure for the Heart, and was indeed  surprised at the immediate relief I obtained. I am firmly convinced that there  le no case of heart disease that it will  lot cure."  HumiHa'.ing, Disfiguring Eruptions?  If so, use Dr. Agnew's  Ointment.  No better remedy to restore the skin to  l healthful  condition.    Not   a  grease,*  bat a pure medicinal salve that cures  T'C^l  -M-  t  f <!  \1  .i)  vou  "Nn  4"  ff)ti$band and f oe  A NOVEL  ���������' "I only said that to frighten  at first," ha answered promptly.  one knows anything of this, nnd no  one shall know! Vou must swear- to  guard our marriage secret, lo divulge it to no one, unlil I Ink* the  Beat from your lips, lie .sure I shall  t*ay nothing; it *������������������*���������* >'"-''��������� who must'Ire  careful not. to utter a   word."  Katharine, gaz.-l at hirrr blankly; she  did .not comprehend hirrr; this sudd-en  veerirg round nnoei iiid her mure than  she. could say.  "lu fact, bo ea nestly do   I enforce  this secrecy," Gor.,on .went on, "Kiit-  tio,   thru   I shall  add a   little condition to out- compact, to be fulfilled if  you break it by  breathing one word  to any single living soul that we ara  ���������   man nod .wife.   Give  me  your hand!''  She hesitated; at any othor tune she  .would have  started   up   proudly  and  dashed past him,  but to-day she was  not herself .in tha very smallest    de-  , gree; sbe ,was still ill. The brief interview .wiih Ormaudc   had  broken her  down yet further,  anil  now she was  quivering and trembling  with dread  *   and loathing at the horrib'e thing th.it  had come  to  pass,   the sinister  fate  that  had  thrown  her  into      Gordon  Smythe's .power. t  "Give ine jour handl" he said sharply, and with that he stretched out his  own strong, sinewy one and grasped  tiers.  "Now, hear my condition," he snid,  in slow, even tones. "'I command you  to be silent, to iuaet me, until such  times as t shrill name, with only, the  ' natural ease that would be between  two cousins, such as we. are; if���������mark  this clearly,".'Katharine'!��������� if 1, hear  that you have spoken of our marriage,  I .will, without hesitation, shoot or  kill Ormande, your lover, dead on the  spot, You see that���������'-Katharine was  trembling in every limb. WlrriTt horrible,, what awful jvo-ds were these! "Do,  yoii understand m.* quite clenrTy?" asl-  ed the>mooi.li,'c:--us:l voice, of her torturer, "or shall I repeal, the coml'-  tion onct? again? "You know I. brake  no idle threats, KniiTe; f am not a  man who faiLs in : uy purpose 1 wish  to carry out, tin I s.< I warn, you.  If���������I only, say !t��������� you hold this mrun  -dear, you will rem'ruber our little  bond, mid keep a still tongue in your-  - head. " After.all, 1 am only sarving  you, my dear girl. .You are not desirous of publishrag the fact-of -our  marriage to< the world, nor am 1;  bur in case you mny fall sudden desire to confide in any one, I bave  thought it (wise to restrrct you by  one little-condition���������a very small one.  after all, you must own, Kattie, and  * as lt fits in so .well with your wishes,  ono that jyou .will easily keep, I leel  sure." :  The  girl (lifted  her  beautiful  eye**  to that smooth,  implacable face,  but  "she  was met  by  the same sneer,  the  same inscrutable smile, and exper-ienc-  'ed'thp's'ame utter misery as had come  - upon her before. She felt she was .nor  equal'to  try   and   grapple   with   tin*  hideotis, fast-growing flood of thought  that burned in her bosom. To     wlrat  end?   JLet her puzzle and plan as she  tmight, she ..would never read the mystery aright, and that there was some  'hidden, mysteriom motive for this new  torture Katharine knew only too well.  "Kill Ormande, your lover!"  '** Her' lover��������� ber brave, frank, loyal,  generous- hearted lover'��������� the mnn  ,who bad knelt at her feet anil prayed  for her love, and who had studied  Iher so much that his own sorrow at  , her. refusal, should not touch herl Kill  hiin? It .would be like shutting out  the'sun, robbing the earth of its  'fairest (flower, its' sweetest fragrance.  Sueh a pure nature a.s Ormande's was  something to be guarded and troasur-  ,ed in this sordid, cruel world; Gor-  " ' don had sworn to kill him, if-^-i'f she  ��������� Kathar.ine started to ber feet with  a cry. . ��������� *  "No, no!" she murmured incoherent  t*y; Vyon��������� you wi.l not, must not, harm  'hiin! I love him, I love him; he shrill  Jnot���������"  ���������Half    blindly    she  staggered   back  ���������ngainsl  the  tabic.  ,   "Air, airl" she breathed'.wildly;*"give  me���������air������������������'  Gordon half-le<tY half- carried her to  'the open window. Me. could have simulated aloud with joy. The battle had been j  ���������"won so easily.  ~    -As- licTliaw- the- faiiHnfiSs_leavo_hor  .he spoke again.  "You must ,go up to your room and  ���������rest, Kattie; r<i'm**n'!ier we have our  'parts to phiy .antl there 'must b'e no  breaking down. Conre; rouse yourself;  you tire known to have Tbacn ill, so  your looks .will not. cause any surprise  if you are Been. Come; that is (good,  and, Kattie"��������� ..jus;, stopping her for  an instant���������",we understand each other, don't Ave, cb?"  IHJer eyes met his unflinchingly, and  the next'nionient, with weak, faltering  ���������footsteps, she had crawled- aoross  lv  'tho door and he was alone.    .  "Iain not very Inmsfy, Miss Mostyn," Ii4 answered. "Thu (lay has no  special   religious significance.'  His lone ivas so cold  that Barbara  hit   her  lip KU.-.i'>niv tc irifvrialed  her io aee hum sitting tha.ve with that  now bom sorrow on his fair, frank  face, a;������t to know tlrat. it arose  through Kaih rvijrie, wil To he. was as  nttoriy uidiffnreni t*> her, Barbara  Mostyn,  i'uipurtttiu .-though she  might  '��������� PHlAPfllER XXI. '���������",'���������-  v' The  dinner  table  at   Brexley    Hall  that  evening iwns     unusually   merry  :rtnd pleasant. Barbara   this time was  adorned in a   brilliant* red gown, and  with her    flashing    diamonds in her  hair and round ber throat and arms,  she certainly made un imposing   picture, -which,' if not exactly  to every  'one's taste, certainly seemed to    af-  ' ford intense satisfaction to herself, as  shecaught her own reflection in one  T or another of the .mirrors that  stud-  -ded her rooms. The real, reason of this  unusual hilarity  was easily discovered in the  person of  GordOn, Smythe,  the new. guest; every ono united io declaring  Mr.  Smythe   to."'be''tli*  most  delightful and amusing of  men.   He  kept thei whobe party in ono long roar  pit       laughter,       with    his      really  witty  anecdotes,    and  altogether  he  .:\'w'aa humorous, bright, spontaneously  J funny, .and a    great addition  to   the  ''Brexley Hall  party.  Marl-iira   had allotted     herself    tu  Lord Otway to-night,    and    although  she  laughed and chatted to one    nnd  , another of her guests, shu was wuteh-  T.ing him keenly all the while. i  i     ',''.'Is M a  Inst, day, Lord Otway?* sire  '   asked by and by, lifting hor eyes with  nssutned Innocence to his face.   "Oh,  ' I wish you Jiiwl told mo; 1 would havo  mndo other arrangements, and *���������  Hut  Oi'maiide broke in    quietly  on  this.  So, as though sir* had never existed.  Slie had knuwn ihit he* was in the  library wtica she. sent for Katharine  to come down t here, and then had  .���������almly suggested m Gordon Smythe,  who had arrived at luncheon time,  tii'it he should Mini I in arrd enjoy the  pipers there. .She* had no very Mil-  i Ted detoramratiori in her m'n-J as to  what might arise trom this, und she  had only 0���������ruink's sad face f-oin  vJrich to giean any satisfactory news  of what had occurred. Olympc, her  nuiid, lurd brought lwr tho irilJeHi-  gorrce tlrat Miss iirereluri was too iii  in reiinnin up lunger ihat day��������� arrd  puUiiug two .-uid two togellKM-, Barbara - began to be very cheerful indeed. Her spirits had risnri ever  sirue Gordon .-jmvtlte. had been in the.  house; sua felt convinced that li's  dark, handsome eyes did not wear  that strangely elated look fur nothing; she told herself it was a ve*-y  clever move ol" hers to lutve brought  him there su unexpectedly.  "fs lie not a eJiarming mar.?" she.  said, turning to Lord Oiway, as a  shout of laughter had. followed on  notne new sally of trui'dorr's. "Really,  Iro seems *to have brought * a* new. atmosphere with  turn, hiisn't he?'*  "Yas," Oi'.inand.e answered quietl-*-,  "ho has." >    r     '  ''. Ail the doulbt. and the amazed  horror UiclI he ttad experienced tbat  day at Nortlicninster Station *:* at  first sight of Gordon Smythe's face  returned to hiim ugaiii. He marveled how it was'lie could lrave ever forgotten it, or the extraordinary feelings it liad produced on his mind that  never- to- be- forgotten day. When  he had count* across Gordon in his in-  nuiries after his cousin, he had  boen :so deeply engrossed in his anxiety, and un thio sweet thioyght of  Katharine that ail connection between this man and the man of ; that  t summer afternoon completely vau-  " ished. T.ruth to tell, he waa rather  favorably impressed hy Gordon, as lie  maaiaged to convey to Katharine in  those few words he uttered when they  met 'Outsido Brexley Station. Hut  now  that impression was gone a I togetlrer.  "I caninoit love you. I am jiol  free!"  These wor<ls rang agarin and aga.n  "rn liis ears, stifling all hope, beating  in despair. .  "Not freel" "Wliat did it mean? Oc-  maude had asked himself;, as he had  wandered through the grounds afitr  leaving Katharine m the library. Nol.  .until he was sitting at dinner, gazing  .at .Gordon SrnyUie, did he arrive at  .anything like an answer to this  query. "Not lree!" That meant  that another held some control over  tho destiny of her lulure. Back like  lightning ctrirmo Uro sound of a girl's  agonized voice uttering words oi despairing hatred and contempt. Where  had he heard it} was the ihoughc  tliat flashed into Ormande's mind. A������  first lie could, not remember, Lhouftb  hn ransacked h-is memory, them ths  veil of mystery was lilted, and he  felt himself standing on Northaninsfer  .platform, gazing down at tiie gleaming metals, ana listening to tlrat  strange, sweet voice.  Sic gave a great start' as ilcis ca'tne  back to hii'm.  Not free���������not free to love liim! Had  lie not-seen rrom lho very first thaL  she was shadowed tjysoime great-sorrow? Sometimes it almost seeaned ae  if Uie sorrow were not untouched by  fear, too. Ormande drew his breath  quickly. Those words sho had -spoken  tluit bygone vaiie,rnoon. "What did  tliey meanj She saj'd something  abi..ut having kept hor vow, the exact  words he could not naturally recall,  but their imeanng Hashed back. Had  Ite nol .bore a olue to the reason of  tluit** barrier that stood in the path of  their great hupprnessf .Not free to  lovo luini!     Did it mean that she   was-  bound*to anoUier; that "  Barbara rapped. Jim lighitly on the  JJiandTwith hor costly fan.  "I shall be quale jealous of youi.  thoughts, Lord Otway, if you don't  spare me one word." ������������������', ,  tHe turned, and colored suddenly.  "I   beg your  pardon,  JJTiss   Mostyn;  TI aim very rurte, 1  rear; but the truth  is,  I   aim not quite myself to-day.    I  liope you will forgive rne."  "You do indeed look pale. I a'm glad  Tjady JJIanche is not here to see you-  she would be quite uneasy, I a.;n  istire.'- i  '"Ihat  would be absurd���������I   am  not  ill,"    Ormande      answered,    fl-v.-n n ���������  ViighllyT      'I Jl^nT* ns���������11��������� to���������ch-mg"-rir-  eonversatiOin: "Have you heard     from  my  nir.nl.   lately,  ifr>:s .tlosl.yn?''  "I Iind a swcei bin Inlay letter fr .-n  dear- Lady Ulanr-lie only tliis even n-  1' really irinist si l.o wil io yon���������it. rn -~ -  rrre so' conceited, l.ortl Otway. i���������ady  itlanc.ho says such f.veet l.hinirs. 1  only wiij'n f could-nave, har licri,*. bu:  she ii quite (iiveri up . to hsr nnrsTiiu  your poor lime cousin, sire tells 'we..''  "Yeu, Marian hay trme to rwnemTif-  lier own sufferings now that lier ra'ntf  ���������s nilipved rih-itit Orrivi'.-l."  Barbara tried to make, her face ap-  jrerr  deeply-interested.  "Alii, yes; and "���������'wlw-.n v.-ill tlrat  naughty Mr. Craven send you new>  of himself? You will oe having a  Jotter .'scion, T  suppose?*'  "Yes," replied Ormande; "soon, 1  suppose."     ;*'.���������"���������.- r  His eyes at that moment met Gordon S'lnyuhe's, and at Uie,'.contact a  strango thing happened.; ,0:-*nanl������  noticed liliat Mr. Smyihe. shivered and  turned pale, and all at once a doubt  sprang to life in Ormande's pure;  simple breast��������� 'tt riouht that curionsT  i.v caniieeted Cr.ry-n Ail-ii-*'3J wiliere-  abouts with Gordon Smythe.  "I must que.-itiuu iiim'imore closely,".  Ormande thnugnt to himself. "Now*  I conue to remember, it Twos all very  vague and frothy' auout Craven. I  do not feel .��������� satisfied." As tliese  words formed themselves slowly in  his mind, hie kept his eyes on GordOn,  aWio undoubtedly onjected to tlie  gaze, by the .way in which he fidgeted  in liis chair. ' J        .  "Curse his eyesr* He muttered to  himself; "they send a cold shiver  tlirough me, they are so like those  others, with their org, blue sUre ln  tlneim. I am not easy fn my mind  about this .'.nun. l will hurry things  up; there ������nusc he no failure now;  fromi the look on Aljss Barbara's face  I should say the movemiint was ripe  to begin." f  Gordon, devoted luuiself to Lady  Clara I*anor, and carefully refra'n-  e<l from even glancing in Ormande's  direction  again wiute dinner    lasted.  V* .i\.-i.        _���������      ..    . ...      O  rose, too, and, nia&ng his way into  gardens, gave Himself" Up to his  troubled  thoughts again.  It was a Dif.cr ra ni to faca his  disjvppiiriiLT.vL'nit- >'<n until this nio-  ment did he. re.-i-i;?..? now rau'.'h he had  allowed -Irims.-'lf to dwell on Uie. ("���������*(���������-  tainty    ol    Katlrar.iirf    oajaaiing   h s  ������vlte. Vision after vrsron of happiness, wililch luid come almost uncon-  ecdously, rose to confront his misery  and mock at Itis desparr.  .The memory of ihat one Last look  :n Katharine's lovely eyes lived to  haunt him, but as ihe memory made  his heart throb ami his pulses thri.l,  there '-always carrrs those few sad  words to check lire brief transporl  ���������>f joy:  "1 cannot love you. I nm' not free!"  There was something vague and di*-  ���������igreenblie in 'them, and, with the contusion of ideas and thoughts roused  at sight of Gordon Smy lie firing .l.r-i  breast, Ormaude'grew more and more  troubled, lie wnnderjd away beneath  the trees, and Barbara seeing hi in  from the drawing- room windows, b t  her lip; suddenly she longed to rusa  after him, but the demands of her  duty as a   hostess  prevented  this.  Just as her face .was clouding over  and a frown was soitliiig on her  brows, the door opened and Gordon  Smyihe cuine in.  "The air is very cool aud delicious  outside, Miss Mostyn; do you feel equal  to a stroll? he asked, with a smile  lurking at the corner of his moulh.  Barbara's face cleared as if by magic.  "He wants me," she thought to herself; and then, seeing that the  :>ther men had come iu, anl she might  with etiquette leave, her lady guests,  she gave a   Gordon a. cold smile.  "I shall be delighted, Mr. Smythe.  If yon will oome this way I can pick  up some sort of wrap; those, summer  evenings are  rather   treacherous."  Several of the younger ladies looked rather enviously nfter Barbara  us she carried, ofi the -delightful Mr.  Smyihe. Gor-doii'.s ila.shTrig eyes had  wo. ked havoc in their veiy commonplace hearts.  But JJarbnrv never devoted a  thought to this, and if Gordon saw the  disappo'nnrunt which was legibly inscribed on one or two faces, 'it only  added to the intense satisfaction  whiyh reigned la Iris breast. He carefully.,''adjusted a mil: shawl round  Barbara, and t hen thoy passed out  Ihrough  the  h.ib   togelhar.  Ormande, away in the distance,  ���������jaught tlie -gleam of lhe diamonds in  Barbara's hair, and he watched the  flnshrng of the jiweis, enhanced bf  lhe clear, strong tuuun r'ght, n a  ���������dreamy, preoccupied way. Had he  .guessed for one instant what the  matter >w.as that seemed to "be* so interesting .between Mi&s Mostyn aim  ^ her companion���������he 'Warp too far off to  distinguish who (hat companion was  ���������he .would not have stood there (ean-  ing moodily against a tree, his a-rnrs  folded across his aching heart.  "If I pvere wise I would go from  this place now, without a moment'.**  delay. The.ipain, sureiy, will not be  .so great (when I am at work among  ���������my poor people in my Old haunts.  There will *be no spectre +hes:e in Katharine's shape to torment me and  torture mc; (while here the vory trees  whisper her name. She is everywhere.  TiTes,   I   ought  to go���������yet���������"  Yet Ormande, like many another  man, ielt ihat he could nor tear hrnr-  ���������-elf away from the place where, tor a  ���������few short hours, his love- dreams had  Lived and grown. Like many another.,  he clung io the joy of seeing his o������-  Joved, hearing her j?peak, perhaps  touching her hand, nua so, despite the  warning voice of wisdom, he remained  on.  .He had yet to experience tho crowning blow to the sorrow thai was ttf  new and ibitter  to him.  write her nasty leu ers herself when  she's bad, that I do," Patty declared  vehemently.  "Sho ain't  got  no  more  heart nor a block of stone." Then  she came \back to the bed and looked  at Katharine .with eyes full of sympathy. "Lor'I you do look bad, miss,'  sne declared.  'Ain't .the pain no better  at all?"  {Catharine rested quietly for a moment or two, then she smiled at the  girl, her iwan, sweet smile.  "Yes, it is better," she said slowly  ."it is belter now, Patty." Then, ns  if to herself, she said: "The���������tho worst  is over��������� I   will struggle no more."  "There'sa note, miss, for you on the  tray; it was given m������ by one of the  strange, gentle men's valets as I  comu along."  Once alone.. ������alfrurine tore open the  note.  "IMeet me ,in the coppice at tweLve  sharp., 'oo not fail to c.oure. You must  make any cxo.ii.ie you think fit, but I  shall expect you. If you don't come  you .will not be surprised at anything  that   may  happen. G.   S."  Katharine ,tore ihe note into aloms,  paused only a moment, then ate  some breakfast in a set mechanical  fashion, and then rose and pe.rforrired  her toilet in lire samo way. Her faco  was very -pale, but she looked what  she realty ,\vas, much stronger, anil  Ihere.-fyas a strange.air Of delerni.'ua-  t.ion-about her that, almost savored of  doggedfcsu I lenne.-is.  "���������For his sake! his sake!" she murmured every now and then to herself, as she coiled up lho masses of  her harr, and robed herself in one of  her simple, pretty morning frocks.  "Come what may, I must be brave;  I   must forget myself for his sake!"  Her very desperation gave hor new  strength: she would not, dared not,  let herself think of the future; it was  the present that filled all her  thoughts. Gordon's fierce, evil face  haunted her;- his threats bore double  weight while he was under the same  roof as Lord Otway.  "What use in moaning and wailing,'; she said bitterly to herself, as  she sat down for one moment to rest  from the fatigue of dressing. "I am  face to face with the most hideous  problem that ever J came to mortal  woman. He is sure of me; he'knows  hia power. /For myself I have no  fear, no apprehension; it Is *   through  tCEtArP.TJ3n TSTXII.  iGordon Smythe /made no plans to  circumvent "Katharine in case J she  should take it into her head to leave  Brexley, and .so''escape" him. First of  all, he knew sh*-*; was rn no condition  lo run away, her wan face and weakened strength told their own lale; and  secondly, he was more than aware  that "his threat of danger to Ormaudc  would stay the girl, were sbe ten  times as strong -as she was. lie had  judged her aright. Katharine's love  was no empty word��������� it -ivas.complete,  absolute, entire!-..".She had never indulged in the litl'Ie flirtatious and  frivolities wJiic.lv ore the usual .and  harmless prerogatives of girlhood;..she  liad grvi'.vn up a simple, pure- nirudeo,  fresh- iiearted "creature, who, when  love did come, grasped it with boih  handfi-und���������.ti'easuied���������it���������beyond���������ui-i-  yery life.  Yes, Gordon -Smythe had struck thfi  rrglrc nail on the head when he .spoke  tho.vj culm words of vengeance toward  Ormande. His very calmness lent  them additional weight, and K.ilti-  arine, as t>he lay through the long  night hours, with, beating bed ri,  throbbing temples, and a heart a.s  heavy as lead, withirjher breast, -went  over them again aDctVifgar'n.  "He .will do itl Yes. yes; ho will  do it -if I go against him!" she  whispered through her pallid Jfps.  "Have I not seen myself whnt��������� what  awful wickedness he can do? Orinan'le;  Ormande, my darling! you must not,  you shall not, be iiurLL X will��������� do  anyth���������" *  'And then Katharine's senses faded  for a moment -from the intensity, ot  her.misery. But only for a moment;  the next ithe old words returned, and  she -went on fighting with .herself,  struggling, fearing, lujl of dread a]-  prehension, knowing nothing, setir-g  nothing beyond the fact'.that O.-  mande's life was threatened shorr d  she dare ,to disobey her husband! and  -her. foe. .   ..*'*.  Frnally she feli .asleepV'-from sheer  exhaustion, iinl woke to find l.'aity  standing'by the bed. J    ,  "Mrs. Parsons .wouldn't have you  disturbed on no account,"''Patty ex-  plarneil, as Katharine uttered an exclamation of dismay when she Tieai n-  ed the time, "She. said as how you  weren't wanted, ,-ind rhe sLocp 'ud do  you good; and now, in ss, please j'ou re  to eat up this omelet��������� yes, every b t;  the cook sent it up with 'er respectful  duly, miss, and she'!! be quite hu. i  if you don't like it."  Katharine pushed the hair back  from her brows and support-cl  her bead in her two hands.  "Tut  it   down,   Potty,"  she  said   rn  a low voice. "I���������I wiil try and eat n,  but I  am afraid it will be impossible  My head is still so o.-.d."  "1 wish Miss Mostyn 'ud try     an*.1  Ormande he strikes me." She shivered slightly. "His words are no idle  boast. Have I not witnessed myself how horrible hu can be in his  wickedness and'cruelty? Were I disposed to cavil and set hlm-at defiance,  a hundredfold, I: have but to remember Craven AdaiT's fate, and I should  be brought to my senses." '    (  Barbara was chatting with a number of people in the hall as thei girl  came down. '    (  "'Ah,' Miss Biereton, you are better;  that is good. I: don't want any one  lo be ill on my birthday. You are  looking very pale, why not go into  the air? It'will be much bettor'for  than sitting in the house. I seeiyou  have your ha I."  Barbara had gone hack to the  frank, semi- affuolionale tone she.  had adopted lo win her way with  Kalharine. She throw an extra little warmth into it now, as she wished  to patronize the girl before the assembled guests.  "That girl is simply too beautiful  for words," was Lady Clara Lennox's  remark.    as Katharine vanished.  And J3arbara, hea ring this, gazed  after the tall, graceful frgure with  venomous jealousy rankling in Irer  breast; but her frown soon'changed  into a smile as she noted which way  Kalharine bad gone.  "Patience,", shcjiiurmurod J to herself. "Patience; my time is com-  inK!"  Katharine walked through the August sunshine as pale as a' statue, and  almost as cold in her heart as though  she had indeed been made of stone.  Her feet moved mechanically away  from the :1awn^, where all was bustle  nnd confusion preparing for the  -arrival of the' villagers in the afternoon, and all their festivities.  She neither asked nor puzzled herself as to wlrat Gordon reciuiireri of  her now.* Tlie T"fact remained that  he did want her. and she -was obeying him. for Ormande's sake. What  was there on ca rth sho would not  liave done for him' i  The coppico reached, Katharine  .stood and looked abotut for Gordon.  Thoro were rtb Signs of hiin at first,  but after a time she felt the scent  saf his cigar steal on tbo summer air,  and'in a inoment'he bad sauntered  around a corner and was beside lier.  "Punctual, to tile minute, Kattie,"  he said, with his most approved sneer.  "See what it is to bu so attractive;  yon fly to o1������iy rny smallest worvj."  "You lrivo sent for mo!      What do  y oii_wa n I ?1" '   Katharine's  voice  was as bard and  aa cold a.s her face  bid,mown.  turned  a   corner    aud     beheld   theJli  two  together.  The blood, flamed to his face, and  then receded, leaving il as white us  a sheet.  Katharine's bead was turned away;  she did not know .what or wiio  was near her; she. had turned faint  and cold at this contact with a man  who was moro horrible to her than  the vilest animal.  As Gordon loosened her arms and  she staggered back, she heard a  shrill  voice say  very sharply:���������   "  "I am afraid we intrude here, Lord  Otway!" and raising her shame I,  miserable eyes, sh'*. saw 0 lu.nrd^s  well- loved form just moving awav.  With a groan she buried her faco irr  lier hands, and Gordon leaned comfortably against a tree arid surveyed  lier  through  his  half- closed  eyes.  "You really need not hide, you-  face, Kattie," lie saVl. irr titril mocking manner thi; la.slrcd true proud  heart to fury; '"there is nothing so  very strange in the fact of a wiiV  lavishing caresses on her husband,  though T grant you it i.s very flattering to my vanity. Since you are so  disconcerted, however, t will tak.j  my leave for a time, and f shall find  a moment in which io communicaic  to you my arrangements fur .going  from hem. f need scarcely addjdh'ir'  Kattie, that I shall expect you to li"  ()uite ready to fall in with those  arrangements��������� it might be as well  if you were to, pack your box at: once,  one ia always hotter prepared in advance.   Ta, ta, my dear."  And. with .another soft laugh, he  sauntered away as leisurely as lie  had come.    ' r    ���������  A sob broke fronr Katharine's lips  .aa she was alone. She was beginning to see tire system of refined torture this man would submit her t.o.  The meeting in the. coppice had bean  a pre- arranged thing in his mind; he  wished to let Ormande sea her in' a  position that would rouse his doubt  and jealousy, rind lie had succeeded  only too well. A rebellious feelimr  rushed, into the poor girl's mind; she  had prayed so off en'of late, for do-  livevaneo from ihis man, for peace,  and'forgetfulness, and her praj-eis  seemed left unanswered.  "There is none to care," she said to  herself; "let the end come.       I    am  Gordon smoked on in silcn.e for  moment.  "1 Joan* hen! to-morrow morning  early! Yon must accompany ,mc!"  was his abrupt reply.  Katuurino shuddered, and lier two  hands mot : together convulsively.  Shu wa.s utterly unuhlu to speak for-  an   instant.  "[ hoiie thai plan wiill not incon-  venienca you, l-futtie!'"  She resisted tlm sudden inclination  to strike, hiin across hrs smooth, smiling face: hor'nerves were strung  up to tlie.ii'" highest pitch.  "Your hour?" slro said, in low,  hurtlcy tones, still clasping her  handa. .    i  Gordon gave himself up for a moment to tho enjoyment of his cigar,  the sneering smile lingering on his  lips. '....:���������  ���������".Really, tliis is quite pleasant. Aid  I can foresee a most, delightful existence witli you, my dear Kattie; the  dearest and most obedient wife in  tlio world."  "Your hour?" she broke in, fiercely.  "Teil mc- " ������������������;.���������*.  She bad leaned against a: tree;  there was-not a particle of color in  her cheeks.  '���������' (  Gordon laughed softly, J and was  about to make, some remark when  suddenly he threw away his half-  smoked cigar, and. witb one stride,  was close beside Irer.  *  "Fling your arms about me quickly,'- he muttered. . almost fiercely;  tlien as sho shraulc back, "do you  Ilear me? At once! Cling to me! Obey  me.      You know our compact."  Kalharine hesitated, hut he seized  bar two hands., and dragging theni up  to his neck, clasped them-there; then  he let bis own arms hang down by  his side, and the. effect on any stranger would bis that Katharine ������was  clinging to hi irr. pleading with all the  abandon of a   lover.  Such, at lea-st. was the translation  that came lo Ormande's mind as, in  company  with Barbara  Mostyn,      be  weary of fighting."* ,-.  But the next, instant' she was  herself again, and was more firmly  resolved than ever that she would ho  true to her love, true to her vow.  Come what might, she must, she  would stand .between Ormande and  danger.  "I will go Sway, as he commands,"  she determined; "but once in London,  I Will find some plan to outwit him  and escape him. The palh is full of  difficulties now, but a way will be  open to me.     It shall! it shall!"  And then Katharine had to call up.  all her courage and ���������strength us she  perceived Mrs. Trevanion and another lady sauntering toward her.  "What are you doiaig here, MTss  Brereton?'- Inquired Barbara's aunt  wilh much ausierily 'as. the gi'I  I would have hurried past her; "there  i3 work for you in lire library. Stay!"  as Katharine would have hu'-rTcI  awy, "you have some scissors at  jour chatelaine. I see; kindly cut oTf  ibis braid that is lorn on my skirl."  Katharine knell oht'dTently on the  ground, and Mrs. Trevanion pursued  her conversation wilh lire other lady.  'I assure you ii is true; he. told  Uarbaia so hiin&clf, so there can he  no doubt whatever, can there?" shu  said.  "Of course nol," (ho lady ro. li'd;  "bul P confess I am astonished nevertheless, lie rs a most delightful  man, and deserves a good wife. Do  you know where the mysterious Mrs.  Gordon Smythe is?"  "Oh, I fan-tv sne is somo disreputable Pray, wiiai    is    lhe    matter,  Miss l3rerelon? I wish you would  would nol start in llrat manner, ir  lira Ices   mo   so   nervous." This     to  Katharine, wiio had indeed giveng**. a  great start as these words crrrie to  her ears. The. girl bent h.*r face  still lower over the refractory braid,  but the scissors trembled in her- hand  so much that she could do nothing for  tha moment. Mrs. T-evrrnioir, aft.r  thai rebuke, co.ninued her convers i-  tion again. "Yes. 1 am quico.su'c  she must be a person hc is ashamed  of! Barbara says he spoke as if  Iris marriage were a great trial fo  him! Such a nice .man, too; I had  no idea he. had a Iwife! It. seems '(0  sad that hc should' have got such a  bad one, does it not?"  The lady assented most waimly.  Gordon's handsome face had made'. a  great .impression on lier, and then  Mrs. Trevanion. perce'virrg rhat her  skirt* J;vas. all riirlil again, move.il oh  .without so mitcii as giving ICalhari.-.e  a  word of tJinnies.  The girl stood witb dazed, white  _filco,_as shL'_Was_o;iC('_ii)Cjrc_a_!ont_������._tiii''_  could not -sea what, all this was lead  ing to; iliat Gordon had some distinct  and definito plan in Iter inTnd wn'.  more, Minn evident in In". One th'hi  fni lower I ho quickly on anchor, ���������si;.-  had no rlinnee of bat', iim* a/rain*'1  (lien*; she must simply submit to circumstances, and to Gordon's evil, yo;  undoubted power.  Tire brief look thai had flashed a  moment ago from Ormainl'.'.s blue  eyes would have riven Iter licart irr  twain at any other lime, but trow'she  was plunged in such a seething sen  of grief, misery and dread, l.liiit'tb"  full bitterness of Mm stimr was gone  AU slro knew, all she'tho ight of  now was to get away from r Iris place,  lo gel, Gordon '.Smytho rr way from lire  man she loved. Sire lived in one Ion,;,  agony while tlrey wore together. .-*'lr*'  cared not: what nac;ific,e, she'made,..so  ihat Ornrando was unfai  and. stood by her while she disrribur-  ed her jrifts and smiles, he moved and  looked like an automation. Xoc a  muscle of hi.s face rclrxed f-om the  strange, sad gravity that had fallen  on it after they bid left tilt* coppice  that morning and seen Katharine's  two arms linked round Gordon  Smythe's neck. He was very pale,  and there wa.s a sombre fire in his  eyes that added lo the beauty of tho  blue orbs, but which somehow impressed the beholder with undoubted  distress. Both Barbara and Gordon  noticed it��������� the first witb a frown  the other with a smile of triumph;  and so the long- expected day wore  away.  In the evening there was to be the  ball  to which the whole of the neigh- *  boiing   bouses  for  miles  around  bad  received  invitations.  Ormande. Lord Otway, would have  (riven all his worldly possessions to  have rushed away madly from Brexley Hall before the whirl and rush of  the dance commenced. His aching  heart longed to be buried in some  far distant spot where even the name  of the woman be loved so dear could  never be breathed.  "Slro does *;ot love me! ' She lias  deceived me!" lie. had said hirterly to  himself all through th-.* loirj; weary  day. "She loves another, and that  other a man whom my instinct wn-ns  rne !.*** bad to the core. To tell me  she was not free, lo look at ine as she  looked nnd yet to clin-j to liTin, (u put  her arms round hi.s nek. ami "  He, was thinking this madly as he  stood at one of the op-Mi windows of  the drawing room after dinner was  over. The lower purl ni the house  was deserted, while upstairs all was  bustle and confusion as the fair occupants arrayed0 rhciuselves for  conquest.  Ormande had no excuse ready to  leave tha't night, but he determined,  with a sigb. that on the morrow he  would go quite early. i  "t must," he said to himself. "I  have been blinded for a time, now I  must tear.away the illusion and be  myself again."  He stood on for awhile, rind presently Mr. Montrose came up to him.  The good-natured .politician's   face  worn a   puzzled and anxious look.  "All alone, Otwa'yf'T Ire said, wiih a  glance^around. "I drii glad of it. I  rather wanted to speak to yoa. Do  you know anything of this fellow  Snrythe who is: down here?"  Ormande hesitated; his blood seemed  to boil at the Tsound of his rival's  name.  "No; nothing." he answered at last.  "What���������what. of him?"  ilr. Montrose put his hands behind  hia bock and pursed up his lips. It  was: an old trick of his. Ho replied  to Ormande hurriedly:  "This��������� that I think he fs an awful  scoundrel; you know he has a wife?  Miss Mostyn told me that he had informed her of tbe fact only last night,  and yet I very much fear he is playing the. deuce with that lovely girl of  poor Robert Brereton's."  Ormande's right bana-* went out to  grasp a   chair.  "You��������� you speak a.s if you knew  something, Mr. Montrose. Let me  know the worst at once. Aye, you may  look, you have guessed iny secret. I  am not ashamed of it. I love Katharine Brereton with all my heart!"  "Then may Heaven help you!" was  the elder inan'j reply given solemnly,  "for there is unfortunately no room  for doubt. Gordon Smythe and the  ���������poor girl have left the Hall, and  gone away together as man and  wife." .   ,  .  _.,   ��������� '       "   ������*���������--(..���������>  '"   OHuVPTT-JBR XXIII.  . r ���������  JLudy Blanche Bellairs was once  again in the very highest of spirits.'  Hor anxiety about poor Craven Adair  had been sop.thcd, her distress mitigated,; aud she had nodded..her head  many times with delight at the news  ihat Ormande was actually a guest  of Barbara Mostyn's at Brexley Hall.  "���������A'L last he begins to see the wisdom of ihe plans I ha*fe made" folium," she communed wjili herself, "fn  a few 'days I expdai I shall bave to  wa-ito my letter of congratulatTon.  Th.rnecourt ought to be oxceedinglj  obliged to me for the amount of  .trouble I have taiken over Ormande's  future, and over the welfare of Thane,  but he won't care a rap ���������not hed  iAs long ns he lives the life he likes  best, it'matters not what becomes of  his son, his property or any of his  belcngings in ih:r days that are lo  follow."  But T^fldj Blanche was much tco  delighted ac the prospect her imagination conjured ui> lo allow tire old  grievance against Irer .'brother to linger os long as it" generally d;d. In  lier eagerness to see r !*������������������ family of  .Thanccouit upheld, *.u.h all ihe'p.mp  (in.I       glory   ot"       former   dty*.   f.tdy  1 .!-> Of l(C    did    nf������t     rr*\-.'    i:i:int.    ftvn *tilnr ,~  i ion to-, the <iue.-.tT ur of her f.-ivorite  n-'phew's happiness. AmbTtTon orer-  cliadowed nffcri i������n; though. lo do  lier jusi ice, she \wuild have modified  h(;r   wLsJics -exceed.nirtv   had   -he   had  hs would be ba.c,k with heir agarn���������  no amount of pain could null that  pleasure ���������sb? would have b?en con-  lent to remain a cripple and a  hunchback foreve.'- if ber dear Craven  could-only b^ with ber once ������g*i:n.  wiih "his fmnk. handsom-c. face and  merry, loving voTce. Bui ns a matter of fact, tlie frreat doctor's opinion had been product Tve of much  pleasure and satisfaction to the  girl's aunt, and altogether. Lady  Blanche Bellairs was irr the best of  possible spirits, when she suddenly  experienced n check, and a cT'Mid  fell on the brightness of her horizon.  As Marian and slie were driving  through Lon Ion on", afternoon, the  &eecn i day of th-eir arrival, Lady.  Blanche all at oucu gave a great  start.  "Why, surely I cannot be mistaken,*' she said, hurriedly to herself,   "that   is   Orm'rriJe !"  Marian's pi!e. th;*.: .'a-e was suffused with n flush of tlcli-rlit. Th.***.  child adored her big, tender- voiced  cousin.  "Yes, yes. it is h������. Aunt Bin rich i������ J  Oh, do let us stop and speak to  him !"   she   cried.  Accordingly the horses we-re. ptrli-  (*d up, nnd as Ormande was passing  the well- appointed carriage, hit  head bent dejuitcdTy, hi.s whale hon.r-  ing os different: to hi.s former sprinijv,  bright, cheery, one, nn il was possibln  to imagine, a voice suddenly reach*rd  his ears, and the ne..vt moment ht������  wns having his hand grasped by Mar-  inn's two small onfis, and was meeting the gaze of her handsome- perturbed eyes, that had a perfect world  of questioning in their depths.  "I hnd no idea you were in town,  Ormande. "When did you come f Ladyv  Binnche asked, her anxiety forcing itself Into her voice.  Ormonde gave her the date, and  she ��������� remembered ot once that it  waa the day following the Brexley.  feta.  "You, too, have -ivtir n������ ������ i>"ir-  prise,"  he said,  with a   faint  f!i:ker,  The fe.le pror-rosscd bravely; bands  played, in Brexley .Hull grounds ali  the long day, there were speeches,a ml  much' shouting in DaibJira'.-. horror,  and .everything wore, a sni.'iing and  festive'air. , Barbara walkn.-l alio.r'.  among lier people, very splendidly a r-  rayod, with n sat smile oa bar face.  and a decided thrill ofsnti'-ifai't'rori irr  her heart. Sire*dearly loved I.Iii-s (is*  ientation. arrd the unlimited ti'ibuie  to lier sovereignly.       :  Slie stood under    a      canopy      n-'d  gave  away prizes    to    the  su-cessfut.  scholars  in   her  rriodel  schools; K sire  presented gifts l.o ilie old   folks from  lier a,!m.shou.sest     slie      slupp'd      ro*  syinpalliize  with a    gi'oup of  iirvril'ub  who   were.  Icouglrl   out     from     lie"-  beds  in  lhe hixpitn!, and  she was.a!  together the most, important    per**"**  irr  tlte county that day.  Yet, plea.stin:  as   Barbara  found   it.    there     was    a  crumpled rose-leaf to be discovered.  Lord Otway, at her express suii.hn  tion. stayed by li(>r side all day; si;.*  wished to make b'm share in bee inri*  ifltration. to draw liim Into this rush  arrd whirl of parochial festivity, but  though   the. -young man    obeyed   h ���������-;  ho very least idea of Barbara's true  itliaraeler. The girl was always on  her besi. b'havior w tlr Lidy* Ulan"he,  antl her manners and mjs wre irreproachable..  "Yre*," slie mils*-!, on the day  following I hn one that was ivdebrnr-  wl .with so .much ec'-nt Tn Brexley village, "yes; J shall have a visit from  Ormande soon, a:<kin,*r my advice and  inv .-.blessing. : He shall have belli;  advice that ths. marriage *hall ba  <is speedy as possible, and. a blessing  iliat Heaven's protection shall rest  on hiinself".-'ami. hTs wife. Dear  Ormande! God grant him every  earthly blessing! If e-r^fr a man deserved  it  he  is  that   min!*'  ri'ho really kind- hearted lady was  suddenly awakened frem her pleasant  dreams of (he future by the fact that  'Maiitn Adair was or.Te el b: !b.-  'Northminster doctor to go to London to havo further advice; and Lady  ���������Blanche, as though to atone for past  neglect, resolved to take the girl up  to town and stay there, for a wc'-  or so, in order to try the ne.w ir*.al-  ment   recommended.  i.\ccordingly ihe Bellairs' co*c.h-  mm and footman, with the' wide.J  barouche, and its two sle-:.k, J>;nd-  soomi horses, were conveyed r.wiy  from Maple Tree House up to th"  me-tropolis. The b-JXE-s were parted, and N'orl hminsicr was robbed oi  its ruler for ������ little, while.  Gentle,  qui������t,  lovTng Marian  Ar'airll  had   soon   worked   her   way'   into   her  aunt's  warm  heart, and  between  r!  i wo   women,   who  hnd   sorrowed  dren"  up. that  Lady Blanche stayed at a good  old- fashioned hotel, and cksp'.e the  fact that London was quite empty,  she enjoyed ber brief visit immer'/--  ly. Marian Adair, too. was happy;  her   beloved   was  not   dead;   in   iTme  of a smile*    "It is a   wonder  to see.  you  in  London,  Aunt   Blanche."  "I came for Marian; Dr. Stewart:  ordered it 1" ': i  Lady Bhinche was gazing at him  fixedly. What .had come to him T  How changed he'War*! changed not  only in appearance, but in voice and  manner. ' He looked as if some blight  had fallen on bim, blotting out all  his former brightness.-What had happened? Lady Blanche moved unea.s-  ily on the soft cushions of the  ���������barofuche. So hehad been up in  town a whole week, and she had  been picturing him beneath the J trees  at Brexley with Barbara, and ��������� ���������  There was a look on the,;; yaungj  man's face* that his aunt neither un- .  derstood nor liked. Her quick instinct warned her that shi must be  prepared for disappointment, and unconsciously a feeling of coldness and  resentment flashed into her mind-  "You are looking ill, Ormande," she  said, curtly. "What is the matter P '     *   ' i ' "' '        ,   *   "  Ormonde smiled again faintly.  "There is nd h-Tng the mn-lter,  ���������Aunt Blonchn; f am only a little tired. There is a pood deal to do. We  liave had an epidemic of sickness in  our parish   lately." . .,   .  TLady   Blanche   frowned.  "Your [xirisji seems ro be very unhealthy, Ormande. You are iu a  perpetual condit'on of epidemics. Is  jour holiday over ?" this last question   Was  put   very  abruptly..   .,     .    ���������  Ormonde  nodded This  head.  "Yes,  it  is over,''  h.i sa'di and  his-  aunt fancied she detected a tiny ring  of   pleosore  in   the   words.  **I   thought  you   were  nt  Brexley,"'  she   went   on,   her   grievance   coming  uppermost-   again.      "Why    did   you  leave, and why did you not wrTte and' .  tell me you w<vre in  town ?- ?  "I  cry  peccavi,  Auni   I'.Ianche," Or- |  mande  replied.      "I have  b������eu going  to  write to you several   t.mes, but I  have not had a moment."  "A_ pleasant existence for the fu-  <ure JEarl of Thin*?court," observed  Lndy Blanche gloomily; then, very  shortly, "and how did vou leave  Barbara?" she asked. Slie was anx-  fious to learn if all was over, and  her  hope gone  entirely.  "Miss .Mostyn was well, I fancy,"  he  answered   half   wearily.  Lady Blanche frowned, this timo  very   deeply.  "Did you enjoy tbe v'rdt ? Is not  Brexley Hnll a charming old place 1  ���������And  the village, too. Ormande, should  have  pleased  you,   if "  "I saw everything," the young man  broke_in Jiurric-lly, "and I   hope���������yes,  (To be Continued.)  Maggie���������Say, Chimmie,  I loves you  wid a consumin' passion.      I "  Jimmie���������Now, dat'll do fer you. One  plate uv cream is all ycr-ll git icr-night,  ���������Judge.  .  "Smith is the most inquisitive man 1  ever met."  "How so f"  "He wanted to know when I was  going to pay htm thc $10 1 owe him."  -New York Herald.  The postmaster    in Howard/   Kan.,  prints   a   card   urging  people  to   seat  their letters before mailing them. "The  other day," he says, "one person: mailed  five or  six letters,    all     unsealed.  Every day several letters are dropped  in unsealed.      The postmaster has to  lick the flaps and stick them down in  order to be useful and friendly���������for, of  course, he doesn't want to send them  out wide open.     Then he is too bus-  this hot weather  to read them all. ;  patrons of the office are urgently n  quested   to   seal   their    letters   betoi  mailing them."  .      * ���������  Visitor  (durinc    temporary absent  oi      hostess;���������What      beautiful  teeth  your mamma has, Tommy,  Tommy���������Ycs'm ; she never wears  that set 'ccpt when she lias callers.���������'  Baltimore American.  i women, who had sorrowed ai'.-'|  aded together, a bend had spr;.::.- I  that would not easily b? broken.  1  "Hasn't the baby had Ihe measles  yet, Mr. Popps ':" *,'���������%'.'  "Sh-ch ! Don't speak' ' 50 loud.  Whi icver he hears anything mentioned that he hasn't got he cries for it."  ���������London Tit-Bits.  ������������������ v,$ *������������������  mi  II  I  j  "So your daughter is engaged to the  titled foreigner ?"  "I don't know that she's exactly engaged," answered Mr. Cumrox. "But  I think 1 may say that we have an option on him."���������Washington Star.  iiUH  mtsmawifn I*  Id  I?  I t  I  ^mfrnnrntftmrtimi^^  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������  2������=    Drygfoods  tv*���������  8^ Merchants  AND YOUN  Drygoods ^  Merchants  let lis ftf&t Sue Gift Hints  Best Values and Assortment Here*  Sr-'jc  *W  yi'ii.  -iV*-^  *d������>  ^���������JsC  '/V>  w***  g������  Ladies' Fur Boas, Ladies*' Fur Collarettes, Fur Muffs,  Children's Furs, Boas and Muffs, Ladies' and Children's Jackets,  Ladies' Macle-Up Costumes, Ladies' Jackets, Ladies' Cloaks, Silk  Blouses, Silk Dressing* Sacqties, Silk Full Length Gowns, Ladies'  Skirls, Kid Gloves, Ladies' Belts, etc.  Infants'Cloaks, Booties, etc.    Children's Velvet Bonnets.  Portieres Curtains, Lace Curtains, Table Linen   and Napkins,  Table Covers, Piano Covers.  Men's Ties,Suits, O/erco.its,      Mulllers,   Lined   Kid   Gloves,  Slippers. 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CANADA DRUG & BOOK COMPANY  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������!  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  LOCALISMS  "\\'e wish our' readers :l Merry Xrrins.  Eagles' Masquerade'BalT, Opera House,  New Year's Eve.  The HKlt.M.t) regrets to lenrrr   of tin*  ���������serious illness of Mrs, .1. A. .Stone.  Eagles' Masquerade Ball. New Year's  Eve, Opeivi House.  '���������Cull and see the masks for- the  iiuiscjueyadc ball, a-full assortment, at  J he Ked Cross Drug Store.  .lames Lawrence, of Nelson, spent, a  couple ,,| days in the city this week  witli his brother,   W". M. Lawrence  ���������AV  lors  . 3. Curry, resident dentist,  -ver Hews' drug store.  l'at-  .Mrs. .1. .1. .Shaw is  iv serious illness.  recovering    from  ���������Leave  with tl.  your   orders  TN. Coursier.  for   div   wood  Eagles Masquerade Ball, New Year's  Eve^Opera House     ���������--Rocking horses of all kinds at Canada Drng iV Book Co.  .A. M. I'inkhairr left on Sunday for  Calgary where    he   will,  vpcinl   ii   few  ������>ek.*.  --Hundred.- nf beautiful lioiliwl booi .-.  suiuilile for Xriras gilt*-, al  thc Canada  i)."si^\- -iiook Co.  Sam .Mr.Mithoii i- n|N*niug HP ���������'  !i!.-i(ksinitli and wagon -*!m*-|> in If.  Dordull's building.  ��������� Kverylhiirirsiiii.-ililcf.il' Xinn* gift.-*  yon will Iind here at roniuniililc pr-ic*-.-.  I.ed Cross Drugstore.  (let.   your  name <m   the   miliii������*i|>;tI  voters* list, Fnrinsuf application may  lie obtained at the City (lerk's office.  ��������� Hail- Brushes for ladies and genr le-  nren. .Military Sets fnr gentlemen,  clothes and hat. bi'ii>lres. etc.. lied  Red Cross drugstore  H. P. .lone.-, formerly <>( Jtosslatid,  has opened it real estate and insurance  oflice. on First street, near- lhe City  Hotel-  ��������� This is the last night before Xmas  brrt lire Canada Drug Ac Hook Co. still  have lots of elegant {foods left, sniuibli  R..   has   returned  will  spend  Xmas  L. A. Buck. C.  1 rom the Coast and  with his family in this city  The regular monthly meeting of the  Ladies Hospital Guild will be held orr  1 nesday after-rroon. Dec. 20th at 3  o'clock in the city hall.  ���������Trnernarvs Studio will ' he open  (.'hristrnas Day. Good time to have  your family groups. Open from 0:30  in.2:30 o clock   -   -  .lames MeMahon is erect ine* a  building ne.\t to the .Salvation Army  block which he will n.-e. as n blnck-  stijith shop.  The total tonnage for the venr from  Ihu Rossland mines will ' be iilnnil  UHl.lMIII inns. Last*.-.week alone I here  was O.(iOI) ions of an output.  I>. McCarthy returned on .Sunday  evening from Rogers Pass where he  lias been |OI* the past | ���������o weeks  building a hall in th.-iL town.  Copies of -Macbeth" arid ������������������.Irrlius  Caesar" may be obtained at the Ueelory of Si. Pet ers church at. 10c". each.  'I he executive committee have decided  to study .Macbeth again.  The sin-Tin-,' by the choir in the  Methodist church last Sabbath everr-  injT was exceptioiially line arrd Was  ftrllv appreciated by tire lar-re con-  iTi'ejTation present.  Robert '.rappin-r who h.-us been ill  with inflammation of the lirnjrs for the  pasl tv.-o weeks is recovering* aird will  be ahh* tobc :>i'������urrd affain soon, tlie  Hkkald is pleased to ntatu.  ��������� H. A. Brown, of the 17nion C'ijr.rr  Kactory. is i>resfntirig his nnrrierons  patrons with nn appropriate Xmas  jrift in the shape of a box of "Our  Special" br-irid of cigar's.  Christmas services at St. Petur's  church are as follows: Celebration of  Holy Communion at ll:l."> p. in. Xmas  "Eve. alsoatSa. m. arrd after rnatins-  at* 11 o'clock. Evensong- at TfiO p. m.,  on Christmas Day.  The treasurer of the .Canadian Sorrth  Africa inenrorial announces that the.  amount i*pceiv<rd tip to date for tlie  pui'pose of erecting memorials over  the graves of Canadians in South  Africa is 812,720.  Members of the Philharmonic  Society and all desirous ol" joining ar-e  requested to attend the firsr. rehwii-sal  of the opera ������������������ H. .M. S., Pinafore."  at the r:esidence_oi" Mrjt.Jl,.A. Jlvown.  Low Chung was charged -liefore  I-'r-cd Praser. S. M.. orr Tuesday by  Constable Uppi;r with driving a disabled horse. lh-i Thomas gave  evidence showing that the horse was  ri"t irr his opinion disabled and tho  case was dismissed.  ���������A)'e still have a* number of sets of  (Hriing chairs and extension tables left.  Come along, you want, .something  ilecenl to cat' your turkey oil' tomorrow. Let us have your- order, we  can fill it. in fifteen minutes after we  get it. if funds arr-getting low never  mind von credit is good.'' .IV hn I-TT.  Wood.  Sam Arthur., an expert armaturi  winder-and ass is tan I, .1. Plclcher,  Geo. C. iliirtorr A: Co., Vancouver,  came in from the coast, yesterday  morning to repair the break ' dowrr at,  the power house Tim necessary  material foi- I Ik; repairs arc  from Toronto by express .-ind are expected toarrive daily and itis hoped  that by JNuw Year*.*, the. lighting  system will again be in working'older.  John Knox. Jr., manager of the. ICva  mine and mill at. Camborne is irr the  city wUlr a gold brick, the result of  tht'.ruii of lhe mill for- lire lirst thirteen  days of December. The brick was  turned over to the management of  the company here yesLer'dav. Mr.  Mussi-Lman, managing director of (he  Cahinret it B. C. Gold .Mines, stated  that the brick was worth about$5,001).  This is the best and most, satisfactory  run that the. mill has yet made. The  property of tiro company i.s reported  to lx* in excellent, condition and everything is moving alon.'T satisfactorily  both at the mine and the mill.���������Ne  son News.  Conservative Mass Meeting  A general mass meeting of Cor -  servatives orthe Rrvelstoke electoral  district lias been tail led Tor Tuesday  evening, Dec. 20th. in Selkirk Hal'.  The object, of the meeting is to appoint,  'delegates to attend the Coir ven tion  which has been called for Nelson ( n  -fan. (Ith for .the purpose of selecting  rt candidale to attend this riding  (Koolenay) in the next; Dominion  election. It is .important, that, 'everv  Conservative in this city should attend  the meet ing hcx-l,Tuesday. Everything  points'to an election early in the new  year, and hy the united clforts of  Conservatives throughout the Dominion "victory is assured for- the  party which has for its motto "Canada  for Can-idians."  an. 7th.  for Xma-s presents,  see theui.  Jn.-t   call  in aird  Hugh McCirtchcon. former!v  Kamloops. is the choice of the Gi  wood Liberals as a candidate in  forthcoming Dominion elections  the Yale-Cariboo riding.  of  '1'ir-  Ibi  I'd  LCST���������On Mackenzie avenue. between the Canada 'Drugand llookslore  and Mrs. Ed. Jackson's, rr lady's gold  watch (open face) and chain. Finder  will Im.' rcwariled by leaving same al-  C, B. Hume i-v Co.'s,  ���������  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  4  Our Christmas  J'tock is Complete  ���������".'.il^.'dly niul *���������*���������;.*'���������' ll*1 ;.i l.(*lt.'l*.*ll.l(l(.*i*  Wi*   .  ��������� ���������illl.r i  MIRRORS  OUR PERFUME A ATOMIZER  STOCK n.-vei* u.i,. brjVTi.e'tn.tlor.  OUR FANCV CHOCUATE PACK-  AOE3 .-irclli.. Ii,*iinls(irli(.-<t. lo !��������������� Iin'i'l,  (���������'.ni|.ri*ili|; l.ln.Wiiiiri".t frum WEBB'S,  STEWART'S, and McCCRMICK'S.  OUR STOCK OE BOOKS AND  CARDS i*( IIIrjfi.* anil vn.ri.'.l.  ���������  ���������  t  ���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������^  GIVE    US    A    CALL.  Walter geurs. Phm. J}..-  DruGrgrlBt and 8tationer.  ^Victoria road, on Thursday.  .1  100+, at-8 p.m.  The Rev. A. E. Hetherirrgton. It. A..  of Kamloops, will preach in tlie  Methodist church next.Sir nday, morning arrd 'evening, and address tiie  Epworth League and Sabbath school  workers on Monday night next at  8 p. in.  Circulars-to postmasters regaiding  pictorial postcards says when the back  of the card ' i.s ' covered by a picture  that space may be reserved for communications on the face of the cards  t.o the left of the. addresses.  The Golden Star says : F. Jiooley.  C.P.R. engineer ar Revelstoke. Iras  been transferred to Golden to one of  the pushers. Frank is orre *f the  youngest engineers in the service  though in experience he outranks  many much older than himself, he  having entered the service -wnen only  a boy, and won his promotion by cli>*.'(���������  ^ j attention to duties.  4    -Real Bristle Brushes.-  See our  new I  ^ {.stock    of  ebony  goods   inntiufacl Hied j  f I by   Charles   Sooner    it   Sons,    I"  ��������� j fxiiaranteetl     real     ebony   and  t*l bristle.      They   are   the   best   on   the  I market,  but   ive  arc  selling  them   at  I very reasonable prices.    .Many   of  our  'toilet-   sels   and    travelling   cases  are  fitted (villi these goods.     .1.   A.   Riir-k-  hain. Red Cross Drugstore.  Mrs. (lene.va Flaherty, of Dulutli.  while on her' way to her brother's home  in .Mat ist on. Wis., died on a Northern  I'acific train on Friday last nl.Sl.  I'aul. The coroner's verdict was thir  death was due to slarval ion arrd exposure. Mrs. Flaherty uns accompanied  by four' children, whose ages range  from l.'i months to len years. Her  husband is in t'hc Dulutli jail on a  charge of nonsiipport and it was while |  struggling against ill-health and  poverty to provide   for   her'   cliildrcn  The Leading Store  i t m. STORE THAI NEVER disappoints  Winter days will come again and you will need  something for Street and Housewear. You will find  the latest styles here, and we have the very latest  materials in the store, so put the two together and you  will be reatlv for New  York or Paris.  ���������  DRESS   GOODS.  . Arc conspicuous by their variety this year. If you  wish thc latest London or Paris Novelty take one of our  Snowfiake Zebelines, or, if you wish to buy a more  dressy gown, buy a German Broadcloth and have it  made with Medallions and Pendant Trimmings.  DRESS  MAKING.  "We Fear Nao Foe."  MISS LEK, who has charge of Our Dressmaking  Department will be delighted, to talk over the latest  fashions with you and give vou the proper style in  dress if you entrust her withtvour orders.  NEW    IDEA    PATTERNS.  NO PATTERN   OVER TEN CENTS,  otiarantee them lo bo tlie best in the market.  We  will  ������*O9*****������*******������**0***������0*9������*****������������9*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Christmas is jtfhead \  ������ut we are Ahead of 'Xmas   \  Willi the most complete stock of FUKN1TUKE ever ���������  exhibited in KeyelMoke. l-'verylhing whicli adds to the ���������  comfort, of" a home and makes life "worth living will he ������  found at > ���������       a  ������,. Jiowson & Co.'s .Furniture Store.   \  SP2C3AL     EDUCTIONS TO GASH PURCE4ASERS.        :  eo������aas������oceo oo������eoo������ooc������������������o������e������������o������������������������������������������������������������������**************  ���������eadBfc������3aft������tefflteSBJ  Tin  City Council  j::\ ty���������conn ci 1 i rret _ 1 ast_ni u h_f_  wlien a couiiiinnieiil.ion was read from  the Secretary Board of Health re  expectorating in public places.���������iVo-  tices were ordered to be printed relating thereto.  A. r "(prust was 'received, from Hoard  of Tr.ulo ve "having rr. police census of  the city taken by -wards. ��������� lte(|iiesl  will hf; complied wilh.  Ffcipiost was read from Chief Rain  asking 1'or'arr additional pa.l.i'olui.'iii. ���������  Decided to grant, one during holidays.  Coinniiiriicaiion wa������ read from Nel-  s-iri ciiy coujicil a/lvoc;r.l ing llu* establishment of a I'rovirici.-d Hospital for  Incurable*.*- Circular' was indorsed  Mud will be forwarded lo tlie. tiovern-  ruent.  The riccesKar-y resolution relating to  die f'������r'tbc(������inirrg irruriicipnl elect loirs  "���������va*i passerl.  .Vccoimts foi' the month were passed  and coiincil adjourned to nieot ag!(in  on .-ils!   Ilecember'.  Masonic Offioers.  their  -regular  At   their -regular  meeting  .Mon.  iris. )f-Veiiirrg.    Kootenav     Lodge.     N'o.  real /elected the   following  office?-*   for  ensuing vear:  W.M.~tl..iS. Coursier.  ���������S.W.--T. W. Bain.  .1. \V.--S, .Mi-.UoiiH.lil.  Tri'ns.-    \V. .1. Ijiw.  Sec.     Kov. C. A. l-rocrirricr.  Tyler..   <'���������. .1. Arrrari.  ���������Ill v  I."..  Hie  i������te������4Jl1������3(0.()ll������'ir4i������itit3(3(MJt������4)������iti(M3ilM������<S  %  as  ts  as  as  %  ts  IS  as  as  as  ai,  as  i  as  as  $  as  tS-  ts  as  as  as  I  i  as  i  as  >,  -^,^i(itr.i>it>t������>Att*������:t>tt������>������*>t(t(ai>ii>ttit������t������^  You Slave a Prescription  You want it Prepared  Correctly  HEADQUARTERS FOR  SANTA CLAUS  CHRISTMAS GOODS  .lust (i|iL*nc*.l -.'p.  CANDIES   -TOUACCOS   IMI'KS,  ETC.,  at  the rrstial price.  HORACE MANNING,  AlirKcii/.ii*  Avimuu*.  WOOD  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������*������y  ���������  ���������  ���������  FOR SALE  I'lKCll  l*l.*K      -  IIK.MI.OCK-  '   HKDAR-  65.00  S4.S0  S4.60  ���������3.50  The most important part of our'  business   is  putting  up  Prescrip-  .   linns.      There  is   no store  where  tliis feature  has more  careful  nt-  lention than here.  Bring us your next. Prescription  mid havei.. prepared hy a  careful  and capable Druggist.   ���������  Our dispensing experience enables  us to guarantee accuracy.  Fresh Pure Drugs arriving daily,  also a stock of toilet- articles.  j\ .a.. sTJO-K:ia:j^.3sd:  THU K1C1) CROSS DKUa STOKE  Wa arc sacrificing; Prices on Toys to cloar out stock.   Bring* the Children Along;.  '5Tl ffl iJ'l ffl I Jl I Jl Ijp 1^11 Jl I Jl ijl IJJ*T|,^ 1J1 Q,l I J* 'Jl 'J* 1J1 'J* 'J* 1 J������ *!() Ijfi IJl Ijl  f XMAS IS COMING t  t MACDONALD & MONTEITH TO TIIE FRONT  *  t    ���������  W. J. GEORGE, SUSS���������     |  Call and Sec Our New Goods. *  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Hi  THIS   IS   WHAT   WE   INTEND   DOING    FOR  OUR CUSTOMERS  UNTIL JAN. ist. 1904.  ���������  4 lbs. Seeded Raisins   4 lbs. Currants   (Hlc  .Vic  Out-  Price   is   $5  3 lbs. Layer Kaisins.. ���������...     (Hlc  2 lbs.  (Morris Peel   Hlc  for the Lot.  1 Bottle. Lemon   .::/���������  l.-ic  1 Bottle  Vanilla   loe  S lbs. Cranberries   fide  Will Change any  8 lbs. JMixed Nuts   7"ic  8 lbs. Granulated .Sugar...  otic  Order to Suit  10 His. Brown Sugar   ......  aOt;  1 Box Japanese Oliinges ...  .  .'.-T*. .  Trie  Customer.  ���������1  lbs. JTMixed Biscuits   50c  UNION   CAFE  (ioomtmv ,t Vi.vci-'.vr. Jl'itoi-s,  I'Tast  ol' Impel -tn.)  Iliiiik.  OPEN ALL   DAV  AND    NICHT  Ihat, she starved herself.  FINEST CAFE iN   REVF;LSTOKE  Apply to  A. Cowie  UTV  KK.ST/U*K,\.\T  (���������'irsl   Si reel.  ���������  ���������  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������  BALED HAY  l-'OU .SAI..I-: -Three  No.  I   Prairie    Hay.  and prices address  Hundred   Torrs  Por piirtietila-s  Olds Lumber and H. D. Cc.  t                                CROCKERY AND GLASSWAHU              * &  Now we will talk about Crockery and Glassware.  In this Jr.  line we have, a complete srouk and would ask you   to  call ^jf  tand see us.                       ^ 'ty  CENT'S KSRNISHINGS���������Our stock of Neckwear,  Sirs- ty.  $             lenders. Keady-Made Clothing. Boots and  Shoes,' Shirts jfa.  Caps, etc. is the nicest assortment ever  brought- to  this ^r  city.    We  defy competition in  this town and  that  no ���������*$?  ������������������y.              Kastj-rn haiid-nie-down   house  can  corrrpete  with us  in .A,  +              pi-ice and i|iinlily. Y^  I ..MACDONALD & MONTEIIH. I  ft.                                                  FIR8T   STREET. m  ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty tytytytytyty ty ty ty ty tytytytytyty tyty  $1  Subscribe for the Herald  i  '���������������������������cr'W k-���������KX-V T- ***'������������".'��������� if^>tat-r^tf^.H2inTi-t


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