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 ������l*l3Klh������IA1Kla!<gtsU: ��������� J I'M---** -I.' !  ���������   j.    y. *��������� ���������*���������  rs  JkJEZTJD  RAILWAY'   MEN'S   JOURNA  Vol    XIV: NO. 32  REVELSTOKE B. C.   FRIDAY,   FEBRUARY 5, 1904  $2 00 a Year in Advance  DEPARTMENT   STORE.  We have been g'oino* tlirough our  slock those days picking out lines we do  not wjint to carry over Stock 'raking  and we will make the price on them to  effect Quick Selling.  Bear Skin for Children  54 in. White Dear Skin, for  Children's Coats and Sleigh Robes.  Regular Price $4.. Wc are offering at  thc Bargain Price of per yard. . . .$2 00  Lad Ees' Ready-  to-Wear Hats  Good for two months' wear yet.  Several lines of ���������*?."���������;. 50 and $4.00 Hals  Now selling at $1.50  A Pile ol Remnants o( Dress  Goods, Flannelettes, Ginghams,-���������Prints, Wrappercttes,  Cretones, Tickings,   Toweling  Flannelette Night Gowns. Reg.  51.25.   ' Selling now at 75c  Ladies' Flannelette Drawers. Reg.  75c.-   We are offering at    50c  A man's Fine Laced Shoe, Don-  gola Kid,- McKay sewn soles. Reg.  Price S4.00.     A Bargain '. . .$2.75  A Basket of Children's and Misses'  Shoes,.sizes j}4 to 11, worth 2.00. You  can get them here now for 2.75  Ribbed Cashmere I lose���������Men's  Black Wool Hose. l*-og. 50c. per pr.  Now three pairs for 1.00  Men's Fancy Cambric Shirts���������  "TTTTTTTTTTiT^b^Slvirts^for^Qne^Dollar-  Men's Slater Shoes in new styles���������  4.00.  Men's Fine Cashmere and   natural  wool underwear.  Ladies' Ribbed Cashmere Hose.  Pong"  The   New   Folded   Collar   "Ping-  ���������5C-  For a few days in February we will  make any lady a Street or Walking  Skirt for 3.0b.  Department Store.  HARMONIOUS  GATHERING  At Conservative Convention.���������  Sir Chas. Hibbert Tupper was  Elected President. ��������� Mr. J.  Houston Guarantees Loyalty.  The Conservative Convention beld  at Victoria orr '��������� "Monday last was one  of tlie most auspicious functions of the  kind in I be history of tbo party. Not.  only did the utmost harmony prevail,  but the proceedings were conducted  anrid an enthusiasm which was spontaneous.  Mr. Houston occupied the chair, ���������anil  be and t he other retiring oflicers received a hearty vote of thanks for  services rendered. Mr. Houston responded irr happy phrase, maintaining  his allegiance to lhe party and his  intention to continue to give his best  ell'oi'ts to tbe success of the cause.  Sir Charles 1 libber.. Tupper. who  was chosen President, by unanimous  vote, was lire recipient of a most complimentary endorsntion by Col. Prior,  who moved his nomination. His  electiotr was greeted with cheers.  The vice-presidents elected for the  seven Dominion electoral districts  follow : ,  Victoria���������Jlr. George Jay.' "���������  Nanaimo���������lit-. B. M. liberts.  Comox-Atlin���������-Mr. S. Manned.  Vancouver���������ilr. .1. K. Seymour.  Westminster���������Mr. IX S. Curtis.  Vale���������Cariboo-Mr.     Price   Ellison.  M. P. P.  Kootenay���������Mv. ,1. H. Scholieid.  Three  Vaneouverites   stood for the  Secretaryship. Messrs. Pagan, Pottcn-  garnnd Hilton Keith.    Mv. Keith was  elected nn the lirst ballet.  Colonel Prior was unanimously  elected Treasurer.  Mr. R. Ij. Borden was elected Honorary President.  Resolutions were passed endorsing  Hon. Mr." McBride,' Mr. Borden and  .Mr. Chamberlain.'.  " Hon. "'Messrs: -McBride,,  Green iind  Fulton delivered short addresses.  Tbe date and place .of the next  meeting were not decided on.  Casualty Column.  .1. Ttianialo, a Finn who hud been  working at. Clan William, was brought  into the hospital Monday with skull  fractured and legs broken having been  rim over by a freight engine. He  died shortly after his admission. So  far as (tun be ascertained lie had no  relations in this country.  Robt. Steiss, who formerly was yard  foreman for the The Harbor Lumber  Co. here and a fow months ago  accepted a similar position in the same  company's yard at Comaplix, met with  art accident whilst at work, being  caught between two piles of lumber  but though his injuries were painful,  the right side of his face being badly  brnised, fortunately no bones were  broken and   In Lest  reports state that  CASHEI. HANGED  ON TUESDAY  Ye Olde Folkes Tea  A very enjoyable entertainment was  given in the Opera House on "Wednesday night under thc auspices of thu  Talent Society of St. Peter's, and although it was called "Ye Olde Folkes  nt Home." doubtless due to the salu-  brious.climato of Revelstoke preventing the ravages of age, there were  practically no evidences of old folks  in attendance. '  Tho entertainment commenced ut  S o'clock and very creditable numbers  were rendered by well known local  talent, the participants being Mesdames Lawrence, Dent, Bows. Miss  Grant, Messrs. Humphreys, Bennett,  and several selections were given by  ihe orchestra, Messrs. Taylor, McCormick, Webster and Miss Spurling.  Part two of the entertainment was a  .toniejIii^ttjL-Of,which_.the_follawlng is  the cast :  N. Nibbs    . Percy Bumm  M. Moke. Harold Burridgo  E, Kosele-if..: Chas. Gordon  Julia (Moke's wife). ..Henrietta Dunne  Susan,maid of all work. .Mamie Dunne  Porters... .Cecil Buck, Frank Tapping  Thc youngsters acquitted themselves  very well and were deservedly np.  plauded.  Mesdames Procunier. Brown. Paget.  Tapping, Dur.idge and Porter served  tlie. audience, with refreshments. Joseph Hooley officiated as master of  ceremonies.  he   is    resting-   comfortably  yiit.   the  hospital.  We deem it opportune under this  heading lo mention the fact Ihat. upon  visiting the hospital recently tbe patients, without exception, spoke in  the. highest, terms of recommendation  of the excellency of the medical arrd  nursing- staff who, we regret to say,  are exceptionally busy, every cot having an occupant.  Latest report from Ban if regarding  George Gove who was injured ii> the  runaway at the Big Hill is encoiu-ag-  *������(,'���������  Cam Fraser. bridge, foreman, met  with an accident at Mountain Creek  which will leave hiin minus the first  phalange of the' thumb of the right  hand, as a result he is spending a compulsory vacation in town.  The  Bonspiel Finals.  sixth   annual   bonspiel of   the  Kootenay Curling Association closed  on Friday when the finals were played  with the following results:  Grand Challenge���������Pretty. Rossland,  11; McNeill, Calgary, 2.  Mackintosh  Cup���������Cavanaugh.  Sandon, 10; Pretty, Rossland, 8,  ' Oliver���������McMynn. "* Greenwood,     18;  Smith, Kosslanc^. 11.  - Walkerville��������� Walley,    Nelson,    11;  Brock,-Revelstoke'; 5. ���������  Hudson's Bay���������Sandon, 0; Rossland,  2.  Tuckett���������Phoenix, 10;  Revelstoke 8.  Consolation���������Rae, Revelstoke, 9;  Cavanaugh, Sandon, 0.  The Grand Points Competition will  be played for by the curlers attending  bonspiel, at home, and returns made  before a date fixed by the executive.  Tbe visiting cutlers returned home  Saturday morning well pleased at the  success of the bonspiel and the hospitality extended to them by the citizens  of Revelstoko.vNelson wiil likely be  chosen as the place for holding the  bonspiel next year.  Curling.  With the bonspiel off their hands  Revelstoke curlers will now devote  themselves to local competitions, and  as the season is well advanced these  will be. rushed oil* with delay. Games  must be played when called or forfeited. The following draws have  been made:���������  C'.iLfiAIlY  IJIlEWISCl   CUP.  ���������f-M*-*--"**!*'!*''  Alone in Liverpool.  Is the title of a steropliean service,  which will be given in the Salvation  Army barracks on Friday, Feb. the  12th. at 8 o'clock.  - This service promises to be a good  one and an interesting time is assured  to all who will attend.  Bnkei  Uppe  -*j  Hockey  Ac, interesting hockey match took  place at the rink on Friday evening  bust between Rossland and Revelstoke.  There was a large attendance of spectators who vociferously applauded the  brilliant plays011 both.sides. The first  half of the game was fust nnd exciting,  honors being even. During the latter  half, however, lack of training told on  the home team, Rossland scoring repeatedly. When time was called the  score stood 8 to 3 in favor of Rossland.  The Rossland team wero defeated at  Nelson on Tuesday by a score of 6 to 8,  Brock  1  Brown  1  Piukhfiiii I  M'Carte  Rae.  1  Kinenid  J  Dallas  Lewis   1  Mcltae. "J"  K.jlTTrAni.1'. CUP.    .  .Mcltae (.  Brown J  Brock  1  Kincaid  /  Dallas  1  .  ' Lewis  1  I-"  Rae  \  Baker  J  Pinkham  Upper   1  McCarter/  p. nuuxs cup.  Lewis   V       '���������'  Rae       /������������������������������������������������������  Pinkham  "I  Dallas  /  Upper  Mcltae  }  M'Carter  1  Brock  Brown  Baker   \  Kincaid J  The   following   games    have  been  played tl  is  week:  Kquitabk  ���������Dallas 15, Lewis 8.  Rae 10, Baker 0.  Calgarj  *  Browing   Cup���������Brown   18,  Brock 3.  P. Burns  Cup���������Dallas 13, Pinkham 7  He Professed Repentance and  Confessed His Crime���������Met  Death Bravely���������The Story of  the Murder.  Ernest Cashei was hanged on Tuesday morning, at the police barracks,  Calgary, and satisfied with bis life the  demands of justice. He died tb in, but  with an easy consieence, for shortly  before the. fatal moment he told Mr.  Ker-hy that, he was guilty of Ihe murder of Isaac T-iifus Bell, says tho Calgary Herald on Tuesday.  The whole banging was (|iiietly done  and from lhe time the condemned  man left the guard room until the  drop fall two minutes were not consumed.  Just a few minutes afler S o'clock  Itadcliffc the hangman, walked up l.o  the cell, shook bands with the prisoner and said:   "Now, Cashei.''  Tbe latter got up, gave Radclill'e hi.s  hand, took it away again, and walked  bravely out to the snaffold at tbe rear  of the guard house. He did not shake,  appear nervous or show any signs of  weakening, but walked firmly on bis  last march in lifo.  He looked very pale, however, and  had an almost spiritual appearance.  To see bis fu.ee one would hardly realize that this nieok. penitent looking  boy, was tho far famed desperado of a  week ago. The transition was marvellous, rind one in seeing him today  missed that hang dog expression that  has been his during his trial. Truly  may it be said that he wa.s a different  Ernest Cashei.  All the time Radcliffc was tying his  legs hc.stood straight up. on the trap  of the scaffold without a tremor in his  body. Rev. Jlr. Kerby stood directly  in front of him, iuidat Cashel's request  muttered a. short prayer. After' this a  white cap was .placed over-the con-,  demned man's-head and face. When  all was ready RadcliU'e warned everyone away from the trap and gave the  signal to Mr. Kerby to start the Lord's  prayer.  This thc reverend gentleman did.  He repeated the words: "Our Father,  whicli art in Heaven," and on down in  a slow and distinct voice. When the  words "Lead us not into," were  spoken, Radcliffe let down the trap  and Coshel dropped below, a distance  of 10 feet.  The death procession came out of  thc guard room led by Rev. Mr.  Kerby. walking in front and alone.  Immediately behind him was Cashei,  walking without the support of his  guards, who walked on either side of  him. Constable Rogers and Capsey  performed this sad duty. Next came  the sheriff. Colonel Sanders, Insp.  Knight, and last, Radcliffe. The  whole party walked up the 15 steps to  the platform, where, without further  ceremony, tho condemned man's legs  were tied together, bis hands being  =ci'ossi!d������aniVtlie-viiidication-ol'=t.he^!!i.w-i  was carried out.  Cashei came|out. of the guardroom  bareheaded, he wore a dark t.woed  suit, with a white shirt, but, nn collar.  He had on tan shoes.  His hair was very long and bis littlo  brown side whiskers gave hint an  oldish appearance. To his photographs ho bore no resemblance whatever.  ���������������������������^���������������������������^������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������^���������^������������������������������������.t' ty ty ty ty ty ty ty  ty  E BROS.  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat, ^  Flour, Roiled Oats, Etc. ���������  ty  Bacort, Hams,   Eggs,   Groceries  and ty  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc. ty  & ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY  AS   RECEIVED  ty  MACKENZIE AVEXl/E  tytytytytytyty tytytytytyty tytytytytytytytytytytytyty  ���������The new Ping Pong collar, midget  ties and Bows for ladies, C. B. Hume  &Co.  TIM! t-UNKKSSIUN.  It will be a source of great relief to  many to know that ere he died Cashei  told Mr. Kerby that ho was guilty of  tbe crime. The reverend gentleman  has been . a most constant visitor to  the cell of the condemned man, and  there is no doubt that a great deal of  tbe fortitude shown' by Cashei was  due to his faith in the words of 'Mr.  Kerby. The minister has talked' long  and often with him-'-about his career,  and has had a very good idea that  Cashei was guilty. When Mr. Kerby  left the cell Monday aftei noon there  was an understanding between lrinr  and Cashei that something would take  place on Tuesday morning in regard  to the crime. Shortly after Mr. Kerby  arrived he hail p-rayer with Cashei,  read the 23rd Psalm to him and at the  prisoner's request sang "Nearer My  God to Thee." and "there's Not a  Friend Like the Lowly Jesus." During  the prayer Cashei broke down and  sobbed like a little child.  After arising, Mr. Kerby said :  "Now, Ernest, what's your, answer?*'  "I am guilty, 1 am guilty," the condemned man said, and wept afresh.  That was all hc said  in regard to the  crime.    Just the words. **l am guilty."  repenting them twice.  Mr'. Kerby arrived at tire guardroom  this morning al 0:15 arrd never left the  side of the prisoner until all wn.s over.  During the short time Ihat intervened  between the minister's arrival and the  execution.'the time was sperrt in read- j  ing from tbe bible, prayer, singing and j  woi'ds from Mr.  Kerby. J  After Cashei bad been hanging I  nbout two minutes, Dr. Rouleau, the j  N. W. M. P. physician, foil the pulse j  oftho banging man. and .said it was'  still throbbing, but very faintly.  Radclill'e said, "Let him bang aboiri  20 minutes." which was dune. At the  expiration of this time he was cut  down and carried into a lent in the  yard.  '  STOKY OI-* THIS   MUl.DKIt.  The following is from tbe Calgary  Herald : "  It was for tbo murder of Isaac Rufus  Belt, a rancher- on the Red Deer river,  that Ernest Cashei paid the death  penalty. The story is an old one to  most Calgary people,' but will bear  repeating for the benefit of those who  have beard of Cashei in the past- few  months, and know little of the murder  for which he was convicted. 1  According to the Crown's evidence 1  Cashei killed Belt somewhere around j  Oct. 27, 1002. Witnesses at the trial  swore to seeing Cashei at Rufus Belt's  shack on the Red Deer about that date  The young man went by the mime of  Bert Ellsworth, and said he was a cow  puncher looking for some cattle which  he wanted some one to take on shares.  Shortly after this time relatives who  went to Belt's shack discovered the  owner missing. Tbey looked around  but could find no trace of Rufus .as be  was usually called. The shack was  found in ti topsy-turvy condition, arrd  there were, evidences that two people  had eaten there together.  When the relatives began to look  around they discovered- that Rufus  Belt's suit of brown corduroy was mis-1  sing, as was a'lso his buckskin pony  and a stock saddle almost new. Belt  had written his name, on the back of  the saddle in lead pencil. But no  4rtice���������0ll^J3eJtI*s^.ijQtl>keoiild be-foiind.  Mounted Police searched the country  and the Red Deer river very carefully,  but, failed to find the body at that  time.  r'rneit Cashei, or Bert Ellsworth as  he called himself, was suspected of ibe  murder, but there could be no case  against hint until Hell's holy was  recovered.  Meanwhile Cashei  was arrested and  ALL SIGNS  INT TO WAR  escaped from lhe chief of police of Calgary, jumping from the train when it  was going at good speed. After getting away from the cliief he stolea  horse. He was arrested and sentenced  to a term in Stony .Mountain penitentiary for horse stealing.  While Cashei was serving his term a  badly decomposed- body was found at  the mouth of Tail creek, on lhe Red  Deer, on July 2Sth. There was no  clothing on it, bul a .'pair, bf .boots  proved that the body was that of the  rancher. Celt was in the habit of  running his shoes over, and to prevent  this be used a steel plate al the side to  keep the heel straight. Tlris was  found on one of the Irpots.- The size of  the body eorie-sponded to Belt's, although some of the dead man's own  relatives during their evidence had  very vague idea.s as lo size and distance.  Corporal Peniiycuick. of the N. W.  M. P., worked up the case against  Cashei. He secured evidence to .show-  that the man hanged today had traded  Rufus Belt's horse away for another  one. hud exhibited a fifty dollar bill,  which corresponded to one Belt had  before his death, and after the murder  wore a coi-duroy suit of clothes which  were identified as Belt's.  Russian Fleet Suddenly Leaves  Port Arthur���������Over 9,000 Russian Troops on the March,���������  Refused Private Messages.  l.oNiinN. Feb. 1.���������Brief despatches  lelllbat lire. Russian lleet is leaving  Port Arthur un .-.ridden orders. It is  oflicially said thai the condition of thc  ice in ihe harbor is the reason, but  activity in army .-rs well as navy  circles give ri.-e 10 a disquiet feeling.  lll'SSIANtf (IN" jr.vitcii  Over 9.000 Russian troops have  received sudden marching orders and  the barracks is in an intense state of  excitement. Where their destination  may be is not revealed.  Japanese troops have taken posses-"  sion of the railroad leading out of  Seoul.  The Cable Company has announced  that it cannot accept any more messages of a. private nature from Port  Arthur except via "Chee I*'oo, which  mean.- a delay of two days. The government authorities have declared  Ciiee Foo under quarantine for smallpox, and it is impossible to get further  information.  Tokio, Feb. H.���������Events today indicate that the prolonged tension has  reached a climax. The Marquis Ito,  president of the privy council, was  summoned frorti the country during  the night and today the Emperet*  received him and a council of elder  statesmen was held with thc war  minister and three admirals. The  highest officials made no pretense of  concealment of their dissatisfaction at  the tardiness of the Russian reply. An  oiVicial-de.'s patch���������ye.*.Lerda.y_sRid_Uie.   Russian decision means war.  Iavdiix, Feb. 3. - A despatch from  .St. Petersburg to Hciilcr*.--, dated yesterday and forwarded by way of the  frontier, says lhe Ku.-oian general stall*  has given Viceroy AlexielV authority  to declare war and o|icn hostilities on  his own responsibility if circumstances  render it iieec-.-ary. The despatch adds  that an imperial manifesto declaring  war is expected.if t lie Japanese uovern-  inent docs not accept the conditions  proposed in Russia's reply, which is  asserted will be Russia's^last. word.  A Note of Warning  We wish to call tbe attention of.  parents to the reprehensible practice  indulged in by the youngsters of playing around the station yai-ds whilst  shinning is being done, recently one  boy narrowly escaped licing run over.  The practise should bo discontinued at  once if a calamit v is to be averted.  Working the Horseshoe.  Andy Craig went up lo the Horseshoe with ri rawhide train of supplies  on Thursday morning, this property is  looking remarkably well. A vein of  from four to six inches of clean ore  haa- been exposed carrying a large  amount of grey cupper. Quite a lot of  ore has been sacked whicli averages  200 ounces silver to the ton. This property adjoins the L. B. and with  development should turn out a profitable spsculation.���������Topic, ������������������if.-ism*9 0t; ���������  tKi.totK.eictiitic  a  oi   i  for::;  :.Ii  c.  -.:<������������������>���������:  HEffillMITY  IB CHABAOTEE.  ���������ohnP. P. :evs, D.D., St-Micheal's ���������������  Churv'r. Xew York City. o  ���������  1G****t*���������***���������*������������������������  (hat boll.--.���������(���������!h on Him is not judged;  -ii; not hath been Jniiycil  lei  111. 18.  I.isilutcly  not  one  single  :-,   according   to   Jesus  ���������ii-,',  essential   to  salva-  ,iu.i can save, no heresy  r   itself   coiulernrrs ;   no  <; and  even the lack o:  with the visible Church  -.   and  sacraments,  does  ..- /'"'Isc a man.  *>' ; stand. Doctrines arc  il'i:r arc forms.    Right  ;i:;iu  forms are of ines-  bitt  ihey arc not esscn  I'.cy arc the means to an  end   is   life,   character.  '.i-.;e to  help  us become  I'diet op   Him   is  oi  -���������:i:i  only  that you  hold  trine oi His incarnation,  ' ".he atoneme::;, regeneration, the eucli-  -��������� arist,  the  Church, etc.    Flatly, if that  ;..   is .all the faitli a man has, if his belicl  do r,ot involve  oneness  with   God  in  ;hc Spirit of Christ, he might exactly  - T.-3   well  belie-, -  in  the  incarnation  of  iitrdriha.    The orre would help him as  -.iir.ch or as iitilc as the other.    Saving  :".��������� -.h is not b.-'iei in a fact, not bclici  .1:1 *.:ic fact.-, a- tii.- life and death of our  i.titd, but -'.; :i a real belief in His life  il.at wc cote.-  itt.o  union  with  Him;  aud  such  -.'-'��������� ..n   v.ith   Christ  is  tinioi.  <���������-ij.il God lie-  l*'..r.her and denial  life.  The possibility of eternal life lies in  :the developni.m of our divine nature,  ���������its -growth thror::.,ii thc infinite ages as.  we    develop    mere   and more  in  the  ^image of God.   It is. a constant growth  -of .happiness ;   a   growth   of   love,   oi  -truth,  of all  thc possibilities    oi    the  ...glorious  div:;;e  nature  within   us,   tlie  -ftcbit; consciousness of .which even now  gives us a sense ot power, ol* grandeur,  ef . happiness,    of   satisfaction    whicli  rioi-hing- else can give.    But this eternal  felicity  of divine development belongs  man who gives play to hi>  s, who seeks to develop the  S-'Jod'Eud the'noble that is  in him, wh:>  believes with his  life ori  only begotten Soir oi  f  !.*-ll'*-r?  -He  ie   tli.ii   belie  -alreaiiy.���������St. -  There   is  n  doctrine   th::  Uiri-Vs     tc;:,  ti'.-i.    No  ���������!(.  '..ctrir.c  -. c.-.:r  .-;  ���������nncc'-'o.  .  its  for-  ii'.-.* of nece:,;-.  Do not mi:.  not useless,  !  doctiir.cs end  lii-nabic valitp  tials bccav.i  end,   und   thai  Christ Jesus c  one  with  God  no use if it \;  ihe correct dot  only to the  soul���������thr-.t :  AC   Of  ������������������Aie na:  ;       God.  A  man t:;:;l makes himself a beast.  .      v.hosurrcivJ. rs I'.iniselr to the  beastly  -mature that .i.i within him, who chooses  '-'"���������'-".!:c ignobie,  '.he  sensuous,  ilie  selfish,  ..a- Gishoi.cr-'-bic, is the man who docs  .-..-.    -j-.pt believe  on   Lrie name of the  only  i-"SOUcn_Scn oi God, however loud his  ".':���������-.���������--**���������: s,testatie:ii  to ihe contrary.    That is  ;.e man who is becoming a beast, who  ''-'.- forfeiting !sis divine nature and with  --; every posiibiHiy oi the eternal  and  ^r=-^lr.rl'?"s  di:v---lojj;r;ent  of  the  sons  of  ' - -Cud.  '--���������_.���������-tie iJ03sii;:irties oi heaven lie in the  ���������A^.-.tcter of a nian, in ilie aiin and  purpose of liis !;i"e;_ and so it is that  God sent His .Son, not to judge the  jvorld, but to save the world by a life  ;ttnd death, belie! ia which might help  .-.rs.-i mould cur characters'. If a man  ���������-.-lake choice of Jesus Christ as his  ���������������������������-.aster ana '.lis pattern, believing in  Hira as his Saviour from evil, then he  :es found a h-.lp, a succor which  priests and prophets louged for and  could Hot fi-.id.  Ali r.:c;:, whether tliey will pr not,  arc- prcp-irhi'j for the future life aa  -���������i-j/oiy ns il:--e boy is preparing to be  :.'ie man. Every man the whole world  over is develop!;-:: the worldly, devilish,  'tirastly side of Iris, nature, or the true,  ioving, divine si-U oi it. Jesus has  i'hown us what is divine, what we  should nir.; at, -a hat we can be. Be-  'ief in Him means the acceptance oi  ��������� hat life as our pattern; that .we judge  right and wrong, good and bad, by no  -other standard than the perfect standard of our Lord Jesus Christ. To bc-  ~.lmrc on the name of the Son of God  is to aim to make our lives like His;  io do  wha:   wc  honestly  believe   that   Hc_wo.uld._iiaY.c_d.one in our place.. And.  so to b '*  oir  ei:--vc  ir.corrrpiratlc  .-.gainst the b: -".  onr nature, :���������;',:'.  ���������*.: lea:-'. ;':i th*.-  ���������-no  thin!:.-.  be had the si--.-  Wc fcr.o-..- C  tlie man  J-:.--.--  rcvcalcd, !.::���������'. :  nan,   so   c r.'.y  reach Gel.   O  i: it be a true ',.  iicf in th-. one  God in man; i:  - which He  ::::.; .  love arrd irui': ���������  a love for ai'.i  with al!  g^od  tlieir lives iV. :���������  llic demoer-:  -heaven���������and  re  >dorn of hcav.-.r  rpression, mer."!  "and not rr.erc .-���������  to come, and  ���������  Jdng'lom  of ;.-.,-  -except as hc s;  tie    democra.-y  ���������iheaven is the *>.  that men  ha*  is r.ot  thr   *-l.'t  xari!-:. we?, ith. '-.'���������  i-material   uivj   -.-.  cast  aside.     ";'���������  God  means   ft:':  the sons of ���������'.'-  -love oi auri '.���������  Son of God  ���������'-.-  .in  our fellow- :.-  :������ .Him means to obtain  iii-Mn the hard struggle  '������������������:'} .and dcviliih pari o!  ;; '-., 1 take il, every man.  ;.-���������������������������..Vnt when he sto;i-  - -..!���������: like to conquer :.  -.-;: ":'.i.  '.  throii'.-h man.  ior in  :      :'   Na;-.-"'.-!.!   wa;   I..'.*''  ".   :������������������: krriv.- Ciod lliroti'.!:  t'.r-.tr-h   .T-."t:i   mav   -.*.-..  -' b.-'i-y hi   i.--:-:-  C.lri.-t.  , li-.i. is not nicrc-!y a be  ;   rfec: miirif-si.-uion >,-,  ';. a belief in thc divin-  -.,���������.���������.--.    It i, a b'.-:!;:;' ���������:.  -.-h-?rcvcr we find theru.  -.insiiip and cointnimii'>:-  ..���������..���������a   who   manifest    it  and# truth.  y of the kincrdom o;  i--.cniber that the king  as Jesus used the c.  something in this cam.  something in the worl.  hat no man enters tin  '.ven .in the future lift  rives to enter it h .re���������  of the kingdom o:  '���������.-t levelling democrncj  ever imagined. Then  'o-.v oi a distinction o  r:h or race-. Ail ihcsi  -���������������������������.-Id!;,-   distinctions   ar*  Some Briiif-!i  lic-v/.'-paiiC'i-s nre  inil'.tl-:::.  in   fioriii   comiiiciils   ltti.m   tlie   r,:U::i.-:t:   -'--  Inaiimapuli*., U.S.A., nl'.lames J.  Ly-re'." ���������  haini, an Irish I'liidtivo I'l-urn jusiiecwli*.*-:  exti-ailiticti v.-tis ;ih!:i.,1 Ij.v llio Britisli tiu-  thorilioa on   llio  elini'se  ol eomniitliu.-: ti  mur-ileioiis  uswiuli    ujioti    his    landluily.  Commissioner- Moures, who dealt witli tE-eJ  case,   decided   Hirer- eurelul   eonsidei-uii.):.  that tlie crlmo wus a political  one, nii.l  lire accused could rrot l!ier-.-*rore be extradited,  wlicreut  liiero was  aencral  rcji-ie-  injj uirioiry: rlrose  who  had uiuiei Uiken  i"  aid Lyiiclieliiilin in Ids liyhl.    These were  cliiclly   irromlivis   of  societies   wiro   woun'.  uiiposo iiiiyiiiint; riskeil hy  iir-ilairi for rio  uiltur leason irr-.ni iliat lirl'.aiii did risk it.  The   1'oiKoviiiH    |,or'tlou   ol'   a   despatch  from   Indianapolis  j-Jves   the  concise   hU-  toi-y of llio IMS'.' mul   Mr.  .\lnoies' or'it.-ial  reasons for liis disposition ol   It:���������'*l..yiu-i'i.-  )iiiiiir.s defeneo   .wis   that   his  eritae   v.a:i  l'oliticnl.   lie   tells   on   the   witness .--.:'��������� a-l  Of a secret meeting of ii-islimen at wt.ie.i  il was detoi'iuined   to itris-e Airs.  MelJiui-  iicll out of tho tounuy.   Shu  was an trr.-  poiuilar-   lanillady.     AiordiiiKly,   sunn:   u'.'  rior  httildiiif;:!  v.-c-r-o set  on Uro.    J.ynchc-  hitun's  SLory  uf   his  assault  on   liet-  v.'a:,  Iliat slie eaine utit wiln a revolver io \-h-  ness tlie deKiiiielion of I ior jiroiruriy, aud.  rnootint; liirn, ,'ts.sjiied hiin with deiiiiiie.::-  tions  as  the   cause  of  il  nil.    irr   clus'ri-.:  Conuiiis^iotiei* i\ioiiie.s said:���������-It is c'viil'-JiL  to me ihat me, assault on .'.lis. AlcOonr.eii  was inciderriitl   ro und  part  of a p.oi.r.::.:-  disturbance;    llnil   Uie   popuiur   dlsiuri1-  since,   irielltdiny  lhe  plis;,tier's  purl  in   ii.  l:ad  its orisin unit e.iuso in u niove.aei..  on   tlio  part  of  lho  people   to   overiiir-o..-  landloi-ilisni, nnd was ootie to furilicr I Iio  inovernorit,   and   lltai   this  movement,   futile though It was, did disturb the poiiii-  cal and social order- of Ireland; thai thes-.'  people would have -eon in u suite of opr:;:  insurrection   had   noc   tlio   right   to   boat*  arms beerr denied tliein, and, in fine, tlrat  tiro riot of Uciober (i was for political purposes, and that ils pariicipai-.tn were oit-  e&sed irr a partisan conliict whose ol.ijec;  was a change of laws nnd nn upsetting o.'  existing   political    conditions-.     The    real  test   iii/s   deeper-   than   deiiniiions.     Ii.   i:'  tiiis:   Would   the   crime   have   been   cl'ine  hud   there   been   no   political   motive   anil  no  concert of action  to  effect  that motive'/   Would the lire tiiul tire ensiling iio:  have occurred save for the long ehnin of  moving causes Unit preceded  it���������lire discontent  of   tlie   tenants   ns  a   class,   ths  agrarian ngitnlion,  tho enactment of oil!-  ous laws, tlie disagreements between ih-j  various landlords in the island and  11:-| ���������  tenantry,   the   knowledge   that   like   dis-  ngreernents existed nil over Ireland,   llio  dispersing of tlie .Brother-hood's meeting'  ana the arrest of its speakers, and iinullv  tlio meeting of October 2, w-licn the dclc"-  Biiles chosen by 4C0 members of a revolutionary   order   determined   lo   drive   liii.-.  lundiord out  of the country?   1  urn  convinced Unit rhoso tilings were all moving  causes that led up to lhe climax of October (, and  that their relation  to  the riot  find the assault was so intimate- thai they  lent then- character lo tlie assault ltseif.  ���������Disgraceful   though tin assault on  a  \.-o-  inan   must   always   be.   1   urn   convince.:  Hint   I his   was   a     political     offence   fo:-  winch, tinder lhe terms of lhe trenlv, Hi ���������  prisoner- cannot  be surrendered.   L,e't���������Ir.ru  be discharged.' "  It is under-stood tluit tire llritish Gov-  ornnieirl has entered an appeal again.-t  the decision with tlie Washington autltoi-i-  lics.  Two typical commonls from British pipers, although previously published in  Catnida, aro. worthy of repetition'an sl-.'.iv-  riig how lhe decision is viewed tiiore. Th ���������  -London Globe .sa.vs:--The next iissa.-<i-i  of a Pi'esrdeiit wilr plead Comml.ssior.er  Woores* .itiugmont -v.-itli irresistible fore-.!  ��������� ii he escapes ..-icross the Canadian .lino,  -lite Americans will have no cause tor  complaint if the resuil tlirows out of  geni- the wliolo m.-ielilner.v of extradition  between the United Stales ,-tnd Great B,-i���������  tain. '  Tiie Pail Mali Gazelle remarks :'��������� "V.v  Uie same leasoiiitig u*--ed by Commissioner . Mooros it would always be possible i"  is?,mSe   lh.e,     ox'i**'"-llHo"     of:    AnarehisU  euilty of the most dastardly crimes."  But then, both papers, il is safe to s-.v  hTlSS, Vttlo of ���������Indianapolis as a rnr.".!-  i,V! i B,'iUsl1 ���������newspapers and pirbllclslir  n^ie.,lll.t0,Iy' sbown they do of Canada,  ami that is suying u good deal.  i.iere is a considerable foreign population ln-Indianapolis.' including a fair number of Canadians. Some of tlie hitler,  whose loyalty to their ntitivo hind nnd  ���������whose understanding-of wftat the onii*ii*e  stands for, were noi alfeeted Iieeaii.-e.  tlirough si variety of c-ircurristnncos, ti:-'.'  found tlieniselves residing: in :i ' gre.i:.-���������'.-  land (so fnr ns population and m.-iterl.il  wealth Is.concerned) than the Dor,iirii.-*i:.  had an unpleasant time d-.rt-hig the Smith  African-war. It was no uncommon t'niri-;  then for people in Indianapolis to celebrate, by processions headed In- liands ;:: 1  in oilier entliusi.istic wnvs, d^'iMts 'n-  llieted by thc JLIoers upon th-* Biir-ai  forces. There were few���������har-piiv :t 1-.-V.  Canadians���������who opetrly.. at leas":, wl-.j-i-  ever their secret tiiou-rlits. were r.-n.  ashamed to be more ilura ��������� ap-imvim >::-  lookers upon these eel-'wi-uion's. Iiirl'rh-:--  were others who boldly <'o::..l.'m:ied li.e.,:-.  and unswei-vinaiy upheld tlieir beiief !���������*.  the British cause and its ultliiiate *.-.;-  urnph. One family umon-f' these i..U!e.-  was represented in a public school of til.:  city by a briglit young boy. The te:n-::o;'  of his class, a woman, made it a pracvl.;...*  to read the despatches to her s-h.���������!.;������������������--���������.  and comment with sacisfanrion upon the  misfortunes of tlie British army, iier  usual greeting when news of a Brit;sii  reverse waa announced was :���������*��������� V-A'i.  srirls, well, boys, did vou read what ihe  Boers did to the British j-esterday." nn.I  then she would go o.-er the story alone  for the benefit of those of the class who  had not tend it. The feelings of the Canadian scholar may bo easily imagined.  His turn cam? on the day that Cro-.i.e's  sni-render to Lord .Roberts was announced.    He went to school with brighter ev,;.!  Ulan   usual.   Ills. he:irr-h.>:> finp--h,g-li rr.liM  teacher's face was cloirdv; she ii.-ul "r.-a.i  trie papers und evidently meant, to c:i---  fully avoid the sui.|.;ct. Rut th- o\.-i-r,--:o  the class was called to order in the e',:-"i  room,   the  Cr.n.-.di.-.n   lad   burst  t--uriou.s ijita o. new;-.  Paris's EilTel Tower wiil stantl tor only  l few years longer. A commission np-  nointed to decide on the uses to which  the Champ de Mars shall be put has or-  lered that the tower be torn dowrr at  the end of tlie concession, which expires  in 1910.  Carrie Nation, following the example  af John L. Sullivan, Jaruoa J. Corbett  and others of her predecessors in the  strenuous lifp.is going on the stage. She  ������ to appear in a new version of "Ten  N'ights in a Barroom," and one of the  ���������ceiies will represent her using her famous hatchet to advantage.  Thc De Pierrecourt's fortune of $000,-  000 left to the city of Kouen for the  propagation of a race of giants, i" io  be diverted from this purpose, and SliiO.-  000_ will be retained by the Rouen foundation for a philanthropic institution,  the rest to go to the nnturnl heirs, who  contested tire will on the ground of immorality.  What ia said to he a new world's record in long-distance train running hns  just been made on the Baltimore and  Ohio rond out in Ohio and Indiana, where  128 miles were covered without slops in  125 minutes. In the course of the run  a speed of S5 miles an heuir was reached, I  nnd much of the distanco was run at  the rate of 70 nrrd 75 miles arr hour.  Shortly after he was elected President  of France, M. Lonbct oll'cred a large sum  for the Castle of Mezenc, which oirce belonged to Diana of Poitiers, the favorite  of Henry II. His olfer was refused at  the time, but recently he succeeded in  getting the chateau, which is most picturesquely sitrrated, near Montcliniar,  and hii3 a waterfall, three ponds filled  with trout, and a krge park with plenty  of ganie. The price paid was one hundred and seventy thousand francs. From  his tower the President can now see his  birthplace, Ma-raanne, where his mother  still lives.  When the North German Lloyd steamship "Kaiser Wilhelm II." reached New  York recently and disembarked her cabin  passengers at Hoboken, one of them, a  United States citizen, addressing himself  to a policeman on the pier, caused liim  to arrest a fellow-traveler, also a United  States citizen, on a charge of swindling,  the fraud, according to the accusation,  having been perpetrated by means of  unfair play at cards during the voyage  across the Atlantic. The officer, after  having conveyed his prisoner to police  headquarters, subsequently arraigned ltim  before the acting recorder. The latter  Informed both the plaintiff and the police that his court had no jurisdiction in  the matter, and referred him to tin-  United States commissioner, who also declined to deal with the case, on tin',  ground that it was beyond the competence of the federal authorities. TIip.  BToboken police thereupon-communicated  with the German coiiciul-general at the  port of Sew York, arrd on receiving from  him an intimation that he knew of no  law under which they could hold tin  prisoner, were obliged to set the latter  at liberty, much to "the. disgust of the  plaintiff, -who complained that he anr,  some of his friends had been victirhizpii  to the tune of some ten thousand dol-  'sirs. .'.-  Magersfontein Monument.  On Saturday, Oct. 17, a replica of the  monument erected at Masersfonteln to  the memory of the Highland roldiers who  foil In South Africa wns placed ln tho  Winter Garden of the People's Palace at  1S94.  1903.  ���������il.720  l.lS.SSO  ���������������������������1.175  221.071  S,5f>0  62,.r,CS  10.004  67,S'*7  978  3I.-12C  A Story of PiusX.;  In Tombola an amusing story is told  of the present Pope and the '������������������mourners  candles.   A wealthy resident of Tombola,  died,  nnd" liis-'funeral   ceremonies wen i  the most elaborate ever known  in   thai'  humble village.   A great many'inournen  The Memorial���������Daily Graphic.  Glasgow Green. The memorial ls In tho  form of an Ionic cross, with Celtic ornamentation, and stands about 20 feet in  height. It was originally Intended that  Mr. Chamberlain should unveil the memorial on the occasion of his recent visit  to Glasgow, but, owing to thc limited timo  at his disposal in Glasgow, he was unablo  to do so. The -unveiling was carried out  without any formal ceremony. The accompanying Illustration Is from The Dairy  Graphic of Oct. 19.  Massachusetts for Reciprocity.  The Minneapolis Journal (Republican)  says :���������"The action of the Massachusetts  Democratic convention In unequivocally  declaring in favor of reciprocity with  Canada ls significant. The Republicans  do not seem to appreciate, at least officially,' how widespread is the feeling iu  favor of reciprocity in general and reciprocity with Canada. They do not understand that thousands of manufacturers  no longer care so much as they did for a  high tariff, and are \ cry much more concerned than rormerty about getting their  goods into other countries.' There can he  very little doubt that'when- tjie business  men of New England rend the' reports uf  the convention their hearts were softened  toward lhe Democrats." ;  All- of this ls very gratifying to the  people of the Dominion, who do not. however, quite understand why rewspapeis  and politicians of the United States treat  tlie question as lti');i"'i no otliut-count:-;.-,  no other desires but their own. need be  considered In'the'mutter. Canadians feel  gratiliod that the Americans are now do-  J11?*; the. "hustling anil ' shouting" for reciprocity, and are th-inkfitl thnt the question rests with themselves and has not  to be decided by a tribunal of -'Impartial  jurists." Hut, "while there-Is'a growing  feeling.'In the United State's (according  lo tire press of that country) for reciprocity with ..Canada, the ex 1 ra . session ot  Congress,, called for Xov. 9. 1...5 lo deal  with a concrete reciprocity..case in Hie  shape.of the Cuban treaty, and already  there are indications that the solemn obligation of the Government in that regard  will meet with, strong���������'��������� opposition. The  Broolelyn Esar'e ilnde*:end-^nt Demoeraiie)  says :���������"In Mr. Mellinley-s call for the  extra session of ISL'T the legislators were  notified that they were summoned to deal  with revenue -Questions... The President's  wishes were complied with, but Con.-Tess  did not stop there. Upw-ird of ij.500 bilis  of general purpose, besides a number of  iolnt resolutions, wore introduced in. tiie.  House and in the Senate. These facts tire  merely recited to show that.-lhe'President  has less power to direct the action of the  Two Japanese papers, says Public Or;- ���������  lon (New York), The Jiji nnd The Ypaiiurl  Shlmbun, make the anniversary of the invasion of China by Japan In 1S94 an occasion for comparing Japan's strength  then and now. Contrasting the naval  forces of the various powors ln these  waters at that time with their forces today:���������  Displacement in  British squadron .. ..  Russian squadron .. ..  American squadron ..  French squadron .. ..  German squadron  ..  ..  All these flgures ure Independent of  torpedo craft, and, making the same exclusion, the Japanese navy now displaces  245,511 tons. The Jiji considers that this  country is consequently iir a position to  hold Its own against nny single power,  and If It were called upon to face two  or more powers Great Britain would -jome  to its aid. Further, Japan has great  geographical advantages, and thus from  every point of view she would have nothing to apprehend at sea. The Yomlui-I's  figures are much the same as those nnol-  ed, but this paper cannot see that Jap.in  ls profiting from lier strength, for, "viewed by the light of her foreign policy, she  seems as helpless ns she was when the  Liaotung mandate reached her." Tlie  Niehl Nichi of Tokio sees no c.use lo  worry as to the future, even if Japan  has to endure a good deal for tlie moment.     "Supposing,"   it  says,   "that   urr-  For Stockmen,  Touchdown  Imminent ��������� Minneapolis  Journal.  fortunately war breaks out between Japan and Russia, and, further, supposing  that China was so unwise as to cast  in  its  lot  with  Russia,  tlie  consequence  on^r,LbiuHa}i Ene!a������f* would, In com- ������������������.,. illlo ��������� ������������������ aAlul��������� ���������luul lJclulllls  pllanee  with  the  stipulations  of her-  nl-��������� ,��������� ���������u ���������i���������_���������  , ���������,   ���������        ,���������  .     ,1   J ��������� .  linnce with us, have to join in tho light; lo a" classes of ive stock���������that is, get  on our side. In that event there would a pure bred male irom some other  take place a fundamental .change in the ..flock" or herd once every two years,  condition, of. things in  the far east." ^ (J ?nd>   ;,-   circumstances   permit,   get   an  Sawdust is one of iho best substances  that can be used in trie pig-pen, and it  is also excellent in the stalls. While  sawdust does not iituckly decompose,  Jiet it is an excellent absorbent, and in  lune is reduced to its original elements, li is clean, easily handled, and  is not bulky, while us odor is not disagreeable. It aiso serves to keep thc  manure in a tincly-divided condition.  Every farmer sometimes has a good  cow���������one above the average���������in his  herd, and he does not fail to notice her  superiority. When such is the case llic  cow should be a standard by which to  tjaitue all the others. '1 lie object should  be to have no cows thai do not equal  the best one. Sell oil the iuierioi- ones  as fast as calves from the superior cow  will replace them. Use pure-bred sires,  and do not attempt to improve tin.'  herds by buying elsewhere.  Ventilation of stables in winter is a  matter which requires judgment. When  a stable is ventilated it means that the  cold air comes i'n. How to ventilate is  a problem, both for dwelling houses  and stables. A window left open, or a  top flue to admit air, may serve llic  purpose as long as the wind is blowing from a certain direction, but when  the wind changes thc result will be a  direct cold draught on thc animals that  may cause pneumonia. Cracks and  crevices in the walls are more dangerous than open windows.  Coupling the Flock.  J. A. McDonald, Hcrmonville, P.  E. I., writes:���������The season is near  when the ewes must be coupled if full  profit is to bc made Irom the flock.  The early lamb is worth twice as  much as the late one, and -is-more  safely reared. Thus lire choice of the  ram and its introduction to the Hock  is a timely matter for consideration at  the present moment. As to breed, it  does not matter very much, unless this  is a main point in keeping the sheep.  If the flock is pure bred, of course, the  breed is to hc kept up, but even then  it is good policy always to get a ram  from another flock than from your  own.    This is an axiom which pertains  The Gate to Health  it n hale heart, and th-* better tliu blood  pump tha moro vigoroun, the vitality.  Soma know tlrey have weak heart! 1  othc.-i only know that they're ill and  don't suspect tire heart.  But euro the ltei.it eere.i every part.  No heart is too sound; ninety-nine out  of a hundred are disordered or diseased.  Electors do not ft (������ Hie Imrt of the  subject; to be effective t-tuit is what med>  iclnemustdo.  Dr. AGNEW'S HEArtT CURB  onthrones lieultb where disease reigned,  in the great center of the system, the  heart. Then good blood pumps in flail  measure, sends new life quivering  through every organ and tissue of the  body. It meana new courage, new cheer,  a new lense of life.  Dr. ACNEW'S PILLS  1 scavengers of the digestive, system and  healers of the disordered  apparatus.  Purely vegetable and mild, forty dosea  forten cents.   One-fifth the price of the *  next bait competing pill. B j  *\fpnt7nGrttrirsBntt^^  It is snid that the British Governnien  doing   all   ln   its  power   to   avert   hostili  than  a  lionie-  ... so close],*  enormously expensive conliict in  Africa. It it,, however, ��������� significant  Japanese officials of the hlRhcsl ran);  ;havo recently reasserted the declaration  thnt their Government Is acting in -full  accord with -British officials, nnd (lie  Anglo-Japanese'treaty. : Tlte British Foreign Office knows and undoubtedly approves of every move rhnl Lite Japanese  Government. Ib malting:, aiid because of  ihat Russia, the most shameless trenty-  breaking power known lo modern history at all events, Is compelled* to Rive  greater heed:: to .the- Japanese ;remon-  strnnces. Russian newspaper threats 'of  what is likely to happen to Japan, nnd  rumors from Pekin or Tokio, are not to  be relied upon tis a jnrirlnnco of far-  eastern diplomatic development'?, to llio  same extent, as official .utlei-nnccs froro  the British Foreign Office;  were hired, whose ollice was to bear th' -Federal'. Legislature than is 'possessed by  ��������� itrhted candles beside the cnf-ifilmic ir the Governor of New York over.tha Local  irtZ������������������������L  fiT!  ���������������������������.''!..,     ���������T-TL.i ^eelslatixre.   The acceptance by Consr-ss  (r.i n  'lie sal :  its progress tb the cemetery. Tlie can  riles were of the clearest wax and im-  .menae in size, having been specially  brought from Venice "for the occasion  The like had never been seen in Tombola,  their sir.o exceeding even *he Iar>;e  tiles on the church "altar.   "Dt:riri2  fnin   procession  trie  Don "Gitisfj:,   .           Pius X.. noted how often the c:.n.l''ey wen; ���������n'i!*rhtT.:(ve.li'ad in iwi.  extinguished. .-.He could not account foir  it,   ns   the   day   wast a   still   onr-.       If*:  watched art o'd  woman nearest  to liim.'.  And saw  'Jio   which   her  carry.    "How did  that   candle,   Gi.ieeomn?"  turtively blow our. the can  rht   arm  eouid   scarci  you come  to put oui  he     (juftrist  iternly.     Trie   crone   turned   a   proper!*  .-orrowful   face   to   him.   replying:   "M\  tear3 have put it out���������thev fell %o freely."    Tne excuse eauiht Tion  Oiusenpe'i;     *"{? ";������',;  sense of humor.   "Weil." said he, rel'-ght S &  both   par  Ing the Sne taper, "?,ee that your tern!  fall to the  le!*; of you after this."    Thf ���������  old woman'? Hint ireld out to the grave!  though no doubt it seemed a pity not tf.) lean  trade  Is deere-rslns:  save as. much of the candle as she couU'j  use in her home.  the Cuban .trolly i.*t prohiernatic-il.  'j here ore new members In the House of  Representatives, whose views on- tho subject are tir.l:-iov.-:i. r-nv.-crful in'..-rests will  possibly be arrayed iigriinst the tre:ity  next month, preetrely :-s r.'iey have been  arrayed against every proposiiion' o.f tiie  sort that hns been put forward here or  in Cui'-a. The pend:n.*r treaty-'..-; ies:-, a:l-  v-ir.iMprcou-s to us th-in thai: which we  that Is not the  fault of Cuh-i. Wo refused to enter Into  a reeiproc.il trnde riEvro.-Me.-.it v.'ttl: ���������'���������:<-.' at  a moment when her distress was ur ���������tre-U.  She Is now f".ir'y on her i'?et. inisl :.- r'f'i-  por-'.l-matel.v less eapjer to Rive or -.i-eeive  preferential treatment. The value of  (.*'..-...:: trnde ro American exporters is  proved by records that enn r.ot be disputed, lt rests with Congress 10 sny  whether that trade shall be��������� stcrlflced in  the interests of :i comp-it-tttively small  band of capitalists encased in the .culti-  vnt'oTi ot* sugar bee's."  This view of the situation finds a jrood  ers :i:ni.,n^ the newspapers  parties Those who urged thc  ratification of the treaty point to the  report of the nnited Stiles Consul at  Havana that British and German trade  with   Cuba   Is   increasing,   whilo   Artier-  Football Tactics in the Ballroom.  .   did  tie  fot'-'r  tot   |,:  .-.ver  !'���������:-  1"    Ind  but iii..'  i   :-t    li .'  e.l   will  -::]:--  :   belief  ill   the  Sou  brot'ic-rhnod   with  Thc true test of o  :' in the onlv begnti  v.'.r love of  and be!  h  i.i    hi  nf ii  mis   I:.-.  ind   tho  il 1  .;H   not   r<  he  renurker  si.'.  I-.o   I.i  .   ill:, t  ,rld has the temerity to  -.-. inrr oi'ininn :���������"When di  ro reid nuiflit save tne  rs of the set iind nmus-  1:1 of the spechil sport  e devoted ? Never was  :i books were more p'on-  ; mude more temptin;;:  nnd damsels who r":i'l  ardvd with positive awe.  singularly sifted or jus:  The Lon do:: **.  . -TBdvance rhe !'<'!  -women find l::r  novel which oti  ing. and the o  to which they :  there a time v-''  -tirul and rc-M.'i  hut *.l-.e darr.cs  now-idajT. ar? ri  ������s p-rsonr ck:i-  .������ trifle r-:y. ���������:;���������:.���������  Th:ii 'r-s* V'v* been written by a :n.in  -who t.ilU-d s������ loffy to a woman when sha  ������������������jas thlnkir.s- of something more peruon-  ^Mr lnte:e-ttin~.   naol.-.n   1-k!   burst out  lonelier,  toneher.   did   v-.-.i  s-*e  win  Canadians  did   to  lie   W.IK   r.-.inislli'.I  rnlr.-l  it:  he v.-;.,- :  Of rlv s.'.-sl.;.-! (t|..  te-if hen. allium,.'!  malrtair.eii :i 1.. .1  ii." <!:i.~-. ii,. ,:;,<  (.'e-il  .-.;r!ior,   ;,it!.,,'.  l-'--.-::'c-l     li.e      i',,,,  after -i wMle. th, 1  lilted   him  t!..-   l-n,  Ht.-Uilleluly for (���������-,.  Ihr.'Jill    'iy-    tenche  In' i<!'���������rriclly. It  m.i  It'll in ij ..!;���������.    ;is    i.  of the n-,ito,l Stales, li.e i>elier''n't"Mu*  time of the Boer war. -,nd no doubt il is-  stili held, was tli.it the Can idians m-.I-  such jforwl liivhlers heeailMe, they hid  learr-e,! ,lo m,j,.|, frfJrn t|l0lr proximity to  the.United States.  Why should the Kit-Irish preos worry  about the Lyncliehsnin r.-tt-e?-It l������ onlv ih'i-  Indl.-inapolis wny of sliowitiff .-ipprerin-  tlon of the favors showered upon i|-.������  Lnired States by Great Britain, a conclusion which is Just ns sound ns that-  arrived  at hy Commissioner Moores.  Stanley   Spencer,   Aeronauts.  The London Illustrated Sportlnjt and  Dramatic News says :- Stanley Speneer,  whose oloiiis.uod motor balloon has convinced even doubt.:rs of the ultimate possibility of praciie ii a' rial locomotion, be-  ��������� if n'-i-oriauis. d.s.in-  ."��������� K.!ir'*f.-ill'irir-i. Sti.n-  Itr.icl",! a lien Hon l,y  tits f'orn the roof of  a ft.--:- hi*: exj-ilo!is o.,: a  billo-.:i|-.:i ir, MilTcr-.i.!������  ��������������� lllade his It-line (:n:-  -���������'���������noin:; Iiy [lie use . ;  -In-::: by but a I:-. .\[ -.  !l,*t. III. i:e:-::o:,'s ';,].  it of ���������!7."Vl it-.-A. ���������..,���������: .  "lll\- iiv !nh.:l:i:lr ox\-i^.'n til" adv-nt lire- :  w.-l'e able to keep life Kulti-l. After li :  retirement .i-.\ii:K to the lii.lury in i,i< rn 1-  ehine of II. i-itiios I.'tinior.t. Stanley Hj-. ���������;.-  eer iinile.-tna.'-c to eotistrttet an ai:s'::..  whk-li .-honld rii-nl Ilia I of the v.aalily  Urn'/ilian. and all London ban se'-n thai  ho has had a fab- measure of success. 1 1- ���������  n.. i:r:ul', v of na viifa tini< a lieccssari.v  bullty ���������abject litfe :i balloon ,.|,������a|..,.!t ;,  v.-lnd of tiny force, is. thore Is no mliielit :  the tnalter. no! yi-t overeotne; but tie-  neroiitiui (".lr. Spencert haa certninly con: ���������  ns i-.e-'r to ".'.iiiiitl.-i.-t this di'sldcr.-iUt'ii ,-t.i  aiiyone   hltlierto.  inriiniwr  OF HIS THI-liOLB  James Atweli Cure'l his Kid-  Trie American Society of Professor- oM  I   Dancing,   which   recently   met   in    Sen)  York, lias decreed tliat foolboll tact ier!  j on the ballroom floor muit stop. Then!  I must bc no more "Yale glides."' nor;  I   -'Harvard  dip*,"  nor distorted  atteiti"t,  to   trend  a   mea.-uire   in   two-four   tirut-  when  the mu-<ie rails  for three hen ft  in! lllty^ i'-y TJglBg  JyCUCls  11 bar.    The dancing of the  two-step  tn! h-.tllif.      iV.lJs3  I  waltz  time and   the rrrote.-f]'.re  position* j "*"  I  ns-.rimed  bv  tho dancers arc eviN .-rttri-! . .,   .  Iiuted to the college fads that have viii- ! Ar>������ hls  l-u-r-toago ana Urinary  ated   the  public  taste.    "Some  of  the^i-.l  students"  said  one  profe.-or,  "invent   rt-  scrips of Simian contortions and football!  tactic* nnd srive it ,1 college mime, and!  thc public thinksi it ii all right beraiusfli  the college men do it.   Now, we want to:  troubles Vanished  once and  for Ail-  Hi tells His Story.  -A Club for Womeiil  A scheme is on foot to establish in 'London an International club for literary and  scientific-women, .under the name of lhe  Lyceum Club, and the Idea is mee.tinsr  .with warm: support. A provisional committee, which is in process of 'formation;  already Includes the names- of . Lady  Frances Balfour, Mrs. "Mobet'ly-Bell. Mrs.  Oscar Beringer. Mrs. Craisle. Mrs. Waller.  Crane, Mrs. Katharine T.viiati-IIiiiks:i-i,  Mrs. C. E. Humphry CMadso" of Truth/.  Mrs.'Thomas ITiirdy. Mme. Longnrd de  Lorrsarde (Dorothea Gerard), Mrs. Katharine Macquold, Mrs. Mary E. Mann, Mrs.  ���������Vlioo . Meynell. -Mrs. Moleswnrtli. Mrs.  Hubert Bland CE. Mesblt). Mrs. I'.eoves  (Helen Mathers), Mrs. Clement Shorter  (Dora .Sigerson). Mrs. Flora-Annie Sieel,  the Hon. Mini*.. Alelhca Wiel. Mrs. 11.  B. Walford, Mrs. -Humphry. Ward, -Miss  L. Alma Tadema, Miss Jane Barlow, Mis?  Rhoda Broughton. Miss Jcnunclle (iialer;  Miss Beatrice llarraden, Miss Ella .1 Iep-  wortli-Dixon, Miss Nctta . Syrctt. Miss  Alice' Stromach, Miss Sarah Tytlor, 21iss  McTaffgart, Dr. Sophia Jex-Blnke, null  others. A representati-o frovisi'iruil  committee is being organized in every  country on the continent, in the colonies  and in America.  It is proposed that the Lyceum, besides  oCTTing- the usual conveniences of a residential club, should maintain nn information bureau for the use of authors,  journalists and students, r.f embers vlslt-  Inpr countries other -than their own for  any length of time would receive Irrlro-  ductions to members of the club residing  ^.-.ln__that--.country.,.and _ foreign-.meni-ier-s  visiting the club" fn London would have  Introductions lo Rngllsh members, so  that their stay might be mado ns pleas :nt  ns possible. Membership will be restricted to:���������(a) Women who hnve ptt'ili.'he:l  any original literary or blnck tind white  work, nnd wives of men distinguished in  literature and journalism; and (b) women  wi... university qualified lions. This, ir  will bo seen, embraces nil writing women, black ami wnlte artists, doctors tun*,  women with unh'erslry degrees. The  c.ipltnl necessary for rhe formation of the  club has been guaranteed, nnd it Is h '|ie<!  to secure tt eioti house in the neighborhood of the Strand.  proved   by   .James  He trad Lurn-  lon"H   to   ti    !  a iti lly  git!-!��������������������������� i l.hroi  ah  tin  L.v   i::.T..-er  (iisf   a  his   oa:.-!!-::::!  ���������    ll'.-SC;  01yir.;:i'i.   a:i-l  :-'oo:i r  .as   p:t: a.-i.ot!  ���������   :::���������-]  rjljc.rt.-: -- <������������������   '���������  ���������'��������� I-]'..,  hydrox' n.  ������������������':���������  !   al    1.  S'.ene. r   V...H  :n     1*  len?:������..���������  !ti  th>  JO'.COM  which  are  cities.  still   taught  in   thc   sm.'ilie7  top all this, and bring dancing hack to! <;������"���������������<*���������&" *���������<* ������-<- lra  the old style of graceful carriage th^-.ti Knineys has been p  enabled the dancers to express the beau-! Atwell 01 this place  ty of motion to music. A majority of. !-*aB������ and Pa*"s ������.1 lhe ,>h'1(ier'. t?d  the people now seem to dance a two-stepi -n passing Iur urine would hurt btta  to waltz music. This is not right. Tho I s0 a? to almost cause tears to come  two-step  Is easier  to teach, as  it is in I to h>s eyes. '       ,. ,  common  time, and  dancing it to waltz I    He    cured     his     Kidneys by  using  music is not a correct movement."    At-i Dodd's Kidney Pills and his pain* of  tention was also drawn to the neglect in! all  kinds    vanished,  the large cities of thc old square flanm!!. I     .Speaking   ol   his   case,   Mr.   Atwell  says;  "I think Dodd's Kidney Pills made  a permanent cure In my ease, hut I  will never be without them in the  house. J had Lumbago and Uladdur  Trouble for years. I tried other  medicines arid a -banilanc prescribed  by the doctor, but I could Rcl no relief fill I used Dodd's Kidney Pills  and  they cured mc."  If the disease is of the Kidneys or  from the Kidneys, Dodd's Kidney  Pills will cure li.  Oampbellford, Out., Oct. 5.���������(Special).���������That l-riuary Troubles and  Lumbago are the result of disordeied    The Ke.w York Times,    the joke he tried  Dowie'a Descent on New York.  Kight sipecial trains, over as many  rnilronds, have been engaged to carry  iTolrn Alexander Howie and liis "Restoration Host" to New York City next  month. A "great, mission" is to be held in  Madison S'qtifire Garden from October I.S  to November 1. Dowie will be nceoni-  jmniod, according to advance notices, by  the "'/.ion Whitr-Rolicd Choir of Hundreds of Voices, Zion City lirnss Hand,  Hundreds of Officers of the Church, nnd  nt least Pour Thousand Members of Zion  Ilestortitiori Host."  A man who knows himself to he in  tiro wrong generally tries to end the  ���������onvcTnalion* whereas, * -vrom������n���������i* ner  ���������r in tin wrong.  MAKE MONEY  Selling, our latest  Christmas  Novelties  Agents  wanted  in  every   locality.  EMPIRIC  NOVELTY CO.  75 Yonge St.  Toronto ��������� Ont.    ..   ._        imported  male  rather  ties,"and it niay.be iiint IUissian stales-! bred one.    The ordinary farmer breed  .Tov^m^ hrvrr- pr,oba1b,ly nccdn  costly war following no closely upon the- Sct an "���������--���������P-'ited animal.     He  can  get  South ���������'.. something- good cnougli    fronr    thosc-  th.-it   who make a>business of supplying first-  class   males   foi-     breeding   . purposes.  Close breeding is  more  disastrous  to  sheep, than lo cattle or hogs.  The 'best results    are  obtained    by  choosing a 'sound,���������-.well-formed, vigorous animal,  rather than a. bigger  one.  without   these   qualities.  /This   is, an  axiom  which  also .'works .with���������'.- other  classes" o[.livii:st6ck besides, sheep. i-.ii.:i  The fleece, is to be. studied, for.  lire  lambs will take after the ram in respect,  to -wool.mostly, if the animal is from:  a  good  flock.     Choose  a  well-formed,  solid-bodied;.ram,  with short legs! and  small, well-shaped head.     The age of  the ram is of great importance, for upon this, to a very great extent will depend   .the    sex    of the    forthcoming  lambs."  There are many supposed laws of  breeding. One of tlieni is a wise provision of nature for the preservation ol  the species. When any race is in danger of extermination for any cause this  law will operate to secure.the extension of its 'existence in some way.  When food is abundant and'the race is  vigorous we expect it to increase most  rapidly. Then the younger males, active and full of energy, monopolize the  females and drive off the- old' males.  The result is a much greater proportion of female'.births'.' than of male;  even to the extent of three to one. On  the other hand, ewes served by an old  ram produce 'au- equal' proportion of  nielc births.. The breeder, ,then, who,  wants his flock to increase will choose  young, vigorous rams, and will" feed  the flock liberally, so as to preserve the  conditions suitable for "rapid increase  of the stock. The breeder, oil the other  hand, who makes his profit rroni young  tarns which hc sells, will follow Ibe opposite course, and so increase his income from a surplus of those io be disposed ot.  Probably the months of Marcli and  April will bc thc periods when most  people wa������t the lambs to come, wliile  -lherc-arc=not-a-(cw���������iii*=tlic-iior.th_and^  cast who consider May early enough.  This is a matter, of course, for individual consideration. The period of gestation in the ewe is five months. November coupling, therefore, means  April lambs; December, Mav lambs,  etc.  Good feeding of both ewes and ram  from this time on is a-desideratum, and  ilie presence irr the Hock of a sturdy  young ram, under two years ol age. It  is essential that he be well grown aud  matured. A ram eight months old  may be used, if it be growtlry and vigorous; but orre twice as old is greatly  to be preferred.  Feed bats.and'wheat bran in preference to corn, for nitrogeneous food  will bc the best stimulant' for the ewes,  and there is no grain that so stimulates the sexual system as oats. Fat is  rrot desirable at the breeding season.  Thc aim should be in both ram and  ewes to get flesh and a strong nervous  condition. Thc ewes should, receive  a half pint of oals and the same of  bran every day irom now on, while a  pirrt of whole oals and as much bran  a day will not bc too'much lor a vigorous young rani. If thc ewes are not  irr breeding condition, on account of  neglect or poor pasture, or undue exposure, one or two grains-of c.intiia-  rides given to the ewes will usually  bring them into condition for prompt  breeding,' provided it is observed -they  arc lax in this respect. With intelligent feeding, largely of oats, it will ���������  seldom bc necessary to resort to drugs.  But the breeder of pure bred sheep  who may want his Iambs to  promptly on time,'to sell ior  breeders next fall, or for show  poses, or those in thc wint-r  business, occasionally find it ncces.-nrv  to resort to drugs. Plenty oi g'e ''���������  sound oats, however, are the b-*st tht-ig  I know of to stimulate tardy lireHius.  of not only sheep, but all other of tiie  domestic rrnimais on ��������� the farm. ���������"-.-iv  York    l'l-iniurr.   farmer.  Vanity.   1  ���������Mr. Potts (to his wife)���������My dear, the  :air is chilly. Fermez la fenetre. The  visitor (sott-o voce)���������Why do you ask  :your wife in French to shut the window?  ���������Mr. Potts (ditto)���������Because you axe here.  'If I_ asked her. in English she wouldn't  ;do it, as she won't take instructions  ;/rom me before visitors. But if I say it  rin French she gets up and does it at  ���������once, so as to let you see that she understands the  language.���������"Piek-Me-Up."'  Looked Easier.  Mrs. Whiflletrcc���������Silas, I think If T  went to Kew York with you them bun-'o  men. would let you alone. Mr. Whittle-!  tree���������I'm afraid not, Jane. If they see  rne with you they'd know I wuz dead  easy.���������-Ex.   . .     "   '  9     ->  irtKCFS  The Deaf Heard.  Kx-Oovernor   IlnpK-   of   Texas   he?   the  repirlarion   of  llklns   tc   play   n   pivicaieal  joke  every   time   lie.  koIk  a   clianee.   The  Inst time lie was In New York ..'Iiy, nays  perpetrate   wan   turned   baclt   on   ltim  In   line  .style.  j it happened thai he wanted a shnc-  Hltlne. The bootblnek, n sninll-Hized Italian,   be<j,'irr   to   chatter   at   him   after   Iiu  , had taken ills neat In the hiKli chair. tUit  I belru; In a (.���������onvcrnallonnl frame of mind  the portly Governor thought it wortltl be  a Kooti plan to relKii that lie waa denf mid  . dumb.   .So he responded by slt;n*r to every-  ; thiriB the  bootblnek ftaltl.  !     ThlH   proceeding   naturally   caimcd   iho  I doidred   Hllettco  on   Ilie   part  of  the   Italian   and   the   Governor   war*   v.-f-ippeil   In  birr own  thon&liln, when Hiidileiily a Utile  new.iboy   ran   up   tind   .-tilted    liim   If   he  wanted   ti   paper,     liefore   be   could   reply  lhe   bootbl.tei.   lur-rie.I     to   Ilie     boy   nnd  Bald:���������  "'ten nota   tnlkrt   lo rdm.    lie  deaf."  Tho ne-.v'tboy looked him over, .says the  Covernor,   and   (hen   remarked   In   a  loud  voice:���������  "Well,   nay,   he'A   .1   fat   old   ho������,   ain't  I  heV  Tho Governor, who weighs 000 pound!-  or more. rellMhea telllna: the story, but lie  ndds reellnijly that hi: kept up his bluff  niter hearing tbo brutal comment of tlie  newnboy.  Is the bank of dirt h������  makes to hold in th������  melting: solder.  There's nothing so worthless t\  second afterexcept Spoon medicines*  for Catarrh.  Or.  Agnew's  Catarrhal  Powder is an antiseptic, healing  dressing,   applied   directly   to  tho-  diseased surface by the: patient him- '���������;  self, who blows the powder througb  a tube into his nostrils.    ,   ,  The cure dates from the first puff.'.  You  needn't  snufile* from   colds-  and   hay   fever,; if   you have Div  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder in  the  house.:   It relieves colds or catarrh  and cures headache in ten minutes.  The American Medicine Co., Allentown.  P*..  writes: ���������-   " Your   Dr.   Arjnew'B  Catarrhai  Powder is tbe best seller in catarrh reriu:die������  We have in our store, and our customers  praise  .  It very highly."  DR. VON STAN'S PINEAPPLE TABLETS -(���������  lhe only cc .iterors of indigestion, dyspepsis  ���������nd catarrh of the stomach. They digest ilfti  fond, giving the stomach as long * holiday as It  needs to get well. Cured thousands, will cur������  you.   Price, 36c. I*  Aunt Jane���������They tell me you tonic  'fifty dollars of Mr. Young's money at  the card table last night. I did not  know that you ever gambled.  Nephew���������That      wasn't      gamblinT,  ajimie._^Yoiing^vas qiiitc elated ai ilie  hand'he Held, and rbet."witlrliim_nicrc-_  ly to give liim a Icssoif not to trust too  much to appearances.  Aunt Jane���������Oh, that was it, was it?'  I thought you wouldn't bc so wicked  as to gamble.���������Cos-toil Transcript.  A private of an Infnnlry battalion '���������t.-t-  tloned nl Alltow, India, wa.s recentl. ">n-  teneetl to U1S hours' hard labor for cail-  Inii his Irince-corpuriil a "llrodrlck."  The pt-lvttto, after beltiK sentenced.  nsked whether hc was beliifr punished for  liisulllnic lho Secretary of Staco for VVa-  or   tho I,i!ie.������-i:oriio.--al.  Tbe  court  remained liilGnr-  corn'.*  early  lai'ii'li  This Woman is Unhappy  8HE SNORES  her breath Is bad, because, of Catarrh  It Is a mercy to tell her that  DR. AGNEW'S CATARRHAL POWDER  will aurcly Core her.  Some remedies aro quae*.���������Agnew'ti  cure is qurck.  Her life is in danger from Pulmonary  disease, which Bo inevitably follows  Chronic Catarrh.  Thia cure complete only costs B0 eta. a  bottle. Relief instantly and the patient  stays cured.       -  It not only soothes; it heals. Colds  and Acute Catarrh relieved, and head--  ache cured in ten minutes.  George "Lewis, of Ilollenliack &  Baker, .Shiimokin, Til., writes:  **I have used a preat many Catarrh  remedies and have never had any relief  until I used one box ot Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder, which cured me after I  bad been troubled with Catarrh for fifty  years.   I nm 'cO years old. ���������  DR. AGNEW'S HEART CURE  keeps the heart Koing. which keeps the  nerves toned, which set ntomach and  liver and the whole s>*-tem in order;  nnd that's the right way and the only  wn >��������� to do it. 15 ���������'"*������-*-.--������������������(���������  uiiM^',  J/C  I '���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������->������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  A FATAL WOOING  f' BY  LAURA JEAN   LIBBEY  ��������� Author of" The Crime of Hallow-E'en," "The Flirtations of  ��������� a Beauty," " Willful Gaynell," " Little Leafy,"  ��������� " Ohly a Mechanic's Daughter," etc.  t>  >4i*>4>*y4*4}-&$4i*y-t>0O*>***$4 ���������������������������������������������������.'������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������'������������������������������������������  Twice she artemryltwi to tell Auidum  Root that she was not Izetta Rieozf,  but Izetta Rous. The words froze ou  her lips; Bhe dared not tefl her pitiful sorrow to the cold woman before  her.  "Perhaps It will be aa well'ns it fs,"  she sighed, wearily.  ���������   The  old  man  looked   Ize.tta   full  in  the  face.       . /  "I fivtUl not questiun you," ho -raid;  "but if I wero to promise you (this,  can jou answer mo iruthfully���������would  it be a just action? Your motive is  .strictly a true one?''  , "You need lrave no fear, sir," Izetta answered; "Ilea ven would bless  tyou  'for  such  a   kind  action  to tme."  Still the thought troubled the old  ���������minister; he pondered .ovor these  ���������words long and earnestly after Iz-  ottri had gone.  Was lliis the key that solved the  hidden sorrow of ilira be-iutr'tul young  girl's pnst?  The question errputly troubled him,  be could cot tell "whv.  ���������'1 hud thought you wished to sei-  mc, madam," sho  replied.  Matin in Jtoor. lonkt-il at lho shrinking young girl be.'ore. her in unfeigned astonishment;  "Surely you are not tlin person I  was expecting -from *���������'Ivor nook?'* she  asked, interrogatively.  Izetta mowed, placing lhe lei ter of  Rev. Dr. Morleigh  in   her hands.  She never fur-got lire angry, ominous ifrown that crossed her face.  Onee, twice, even n third timo she  carefully perused its contents. fzett.-i  watched tlie Hard, set face, ihinking  on what a slight thread hung her  hopes or remaining at the college. She  was quite expecting tho stern lips to  decide against her.  "Of course, I   can give you a   trial    to test your abilities,"    said    madam.  CHAPTIiit XV. "Yet is is utterly useless to  think  of  _,._,, ,   , '    . engaging you     for   Tho position you  Tho  College   Ox   Music. seek; it requires a   person older   than  ���������Thore were tears in tho eyes of the    yourself,  more dignified,  aud      com-  *ood   old   flute-maker    and   hit   wifo,    Jnanding."  ,when Izetta  told  tlrem of  the    situa-        Again -those words sounded  liko   a  tion   the   minister   hoped   to   procure    death- knell in the girl's oars.  ���������for her at il-adaru Rout's, ia a   neigh-        "You liavo    U     ���������good  knowledge of  boring  cily. vocal as well    as instrumental music,  "God hies1, you, my child," whisper-    I presume?"  ed   Blarguiroue.    as    she   folded   the       "Yes, madam."  ���������young girl  to her heart. "Always re-        "What is your voice?"  member,  if  you  fiud  ihe  world      too        "Soprano," answered Izetta.  cold   and   stormy,  you   shall   have    a       "That is quite against you," rcplmd  pluco  by  our  he.rrilistouo, humble    madam.     "Wc were iu need of a   con-  though it be. You have been with tralto voico. Stop tins way, miss,'  us scarcely a fortnight, yet we love sho -glanced rapidly at the letter she  verv dearly; you will not forget us. he d rn Hor Hand, Jxtss Rrenzr, step  Izctf?" thrs way if you  please;   It may      as  Izetta sobbed as if her heart would    w"fl *������ sa,fa  l   *"^v'������ i'ou    ihe     trial  %������*\n?0rX?naTV��������������� iauf!.sou.Is       She led"tho way to the music-room,  ���������never  while li.e lasted. A grand piano stood open; It seem-  Sho  looked  around  upon    the quiet    rrkeS  (Jear, old, familiar face to ��������� tho  hills and vales that had silently  wit-   ���������;ri . '  nessed the  great  tragedy  of  her life.    ������ "Your own self ol inn," said    madam,  Sho laid  her hand  tenderly   on      tho    ])r*eay, waving her  to  bo seated.   "I  mossy   stone,   beside   which   Abe:    had i must ask you that it may be short."  first found her, murmuring soi'tly :      1      Kor an instant    the    white fingers  "I   shall     never   lorget   how       rhia    r:,n Jigiuly over  the  keys. Izetta  had  never sung sinco  lho  night of      her  grandfather's death.  As she sat there, tho ship plowing  tlirough the dark waters, tipped by  the silvery tight of the stars, and the  moonbeams' ���������   drift ing    Ihrough      the  'spot     looks;    ' tvras     hero   my   heart  ��������� 'broke."  The tender violets swayed by the  evening breeze, lowly b;*nt their pur-  pile heads earthward as if in sorrow  because she had said farewell to them. ..._  As Izetta sat in tho doorway of Alio ! fleecy clouds, rose, up hefore her.  little cottage, which on the morrow I Again her lips took up the sad, sweet  she  would  leave perhnp-i forever,  sho j strain.  thought of the letter tiro minister had I Thoro was a low, subdued trill in  given her, with the request that sho! the great, wide room, U-en tho young,  should make hervelf aware of its con- j sweet,voice broke forth in alt its won-  tents ut  her leisure. I drous melody, liko  a   yearning   soul.  As she opened the envelope some- ! -������rs- ������u i-������Pu. J������-r. antl gladness, grad-  ���������ilring fluttered  to her feet. 1 U"11*' tl*>'inS *"'"?,Li> subdued despair.  Heaven bless the kind old parson;!, I?:e1t-a was thinking ot Alderic, the  it was a bank-note for a small arrr- ��������� lnat lovo ������Z.}\art K11" ;l,nd soul: th?n  ount, which would enable lier-tn.de-* lhli Toom rill(>d wlth lho mo3t Ptlt?  fray   II ha   expense  of   her  journey.  "If you never rt-pav rne perhaps I  may find Uie inlere.se which collects  from a   worthy dee-i  up thore."  The letter    to    Madam Root   spoke  of her as "Miss llien/.i." Then it occurred to her she had not told her  kind benefactor she was married.  She thought she had explained to  him that lilcnzi was her grandfather's name, not her own.  She fully meant to make these  facts known to Madam Rout, however.  "Will you promise mc," asked Mur-  guirelte, Holding lliis Utile whilo  hands in her own for tho last time,  "no matter what you are called  upon  , otic wailing that over broko forth   in  1 the .power of song.  !     The room .was quite empty      when  ! tbey had entered itrnor.v it was crowd-  ' ud wilh a  .breathless throng.  ;      As (lie last notes ot that  wondrous  I young voice died away, a   young girl  : wiih  a   sweet,  sad   face,   framed       in  ! wavy,   auburn  hair,  fell-In  a    swoon  I at Izetta's -feel."  j     Those .who  lifted  her   never  forgot  ���������tho glorious light  that    lit  up      the  i while face.  I  - Silently the throng dispersed.  Izetta  and Madam  Root  stood  facing each other���������quito alone.  Madam ilioot    uiHersiood    at  ones  why   Dr.  Moreleigh  had    sent      this  to suffer in  life,'-should'you  in       the      .������������������,.��������� ���������;..?  to  u.z *-���������  years to come ever meet him, promise | -" ,,,." ������ i     i.i i  _ ������    i-u��������� i,*.  me that you will .I'o-notliin* rash?"      ._..'������. j!ne wero only older,"    thought  Fora moment onlv lzelta hesitated.  "I give you my promise, Mrs.  Moore," she said.  ���������She little knew under what trying  tircumstances that, sacred promise  mado to the blind, would forcibly return to her.  A few hours later', Izetta, traveling-  catcher fn hand, alighted from the  hack in front of a spacious, imposing  edifice which announced to thu putlx  in golden letters over the arched doorway: "College of Music."  Jzetta's^lieart=sank-=ivithin=hor,=^as  she gazed up at the tall marble build  ing, wilh its long, narrow, coldly-  staring windows, ils gables and turrets.  She would have sal down on the  stone steps and cried, had il not been  for the passers-by.  She asked heri-olf why everyone  stared at her in sueh wonder.  ���������She never once dreamud it was Iter  wondrously lovely foreign face thut  caused the ladies who passed her by  to look eo coldly on tho beautiful,  forlorn girl, antl the men to pause in  unfeigned admiration, taking a li littering backward glance as they pursued their journey.  'Izetta ascended lhe marble steps  and timidly rang thu bell, clutching  the .Rev- -Dr. Morleigh's letter nervously in iier hand. A tidy waiting-  maid answered lho summons.  "J should like to see Madam Hoot,  it you please," said Izetta.  "Surely you aro not the music-  teacher madam was expecting from  ���������Silvernook?" asked th-.*- maid, curiously.  "Yes," answered Izeltn, simply, and  she wondered why a suppressed giggle shook the girl's frame, as slro  ushered her into tho reception room  to await madam's appcrirnace.  'Like the exterior, lho .interior nl  tho house was imposing in Its stately  "appointments; no uniiexossary arl ide  cfound 'lodgment thi'i-o; an air of stiff-  noss pervaded the elegit iron of the es-  tablishmrnt-, .whir.li struck a cold thill  to (Izetta's heart.  "All .brightness and joy have (.tone,  fronr rne," slie. snid to bursalf. "I shall  t*-r.v to wear my lifo out lis patiently,  -<.s'T  cum"  She was so young to'have had such  thoughts.  So ml Ctrl: was Izetln with her own  thoughts slu) did not hear the. trend  of approaching foolt-ileps, nor tho  rustling or a silk dress aa it swept  over the thick carpel.  "You wished to sec mo, I   boliuvcf  madam  She recognized Tsctta's wonderful  talent would bo a valuable acquisition to tho college; her extreme  youlhfulness alone was against her.  She. motioned 3'zetta to a seat,  touching sharply a call- bell lying  on I he. table.  "Send Miss Glendyka to mo," she  snid to (ho servant who answered the  summons.  A few moments later that lady appeared.  There are faces which attract or  repel us at a singla glance. .Miss  GIvntlyke's fape was undeniably_cni>_  enld a  hard, melnllit) voice     at     her  elbow.  Izetta raised her qyo3 like a   startled, timid lawn to tho speaker'.*! faco.  Of the latter.  She wns a woman who might have  passed for youthful, but a keen observer could dated in the hard expression of Ihu face that she was  probably on the shady shin of thirty;  she was ot* medium height, slightly  inclined to portliness; hur black hair  was curled low upon her forehead,  brought back into a limbic coil at  tbo buck of ber head, fastened with  a long, narrow silver comb worn  lengthwise.  There was no color tn her pale face,  and ils expression was at ult times  di.stt green tile; hur mistaken idea of  dignified pride.  Mian Ulendyke's eyes, cold, searching, and uicr.-i.ess, loll upon the' desolate young stranger; ii -was plainly evident th.it there would never bc  friendship between lhem. For one  brief instant their eyes met; cruel,  hirsh Miss Olendyke's, and innocent,  trusting lzi-t ta's. i  There was a brief conversation  carried on in a low key hurriedly; betweon JMudaiu Hoot tind her principal.  "I may hu in the wrong, as,, you  say," izetta hoard Mndam lloot sny.  "still I um determined to try her at  Jeust   a    quarter."  Miss Gl.'ntl.yko's lip curled contemptuously, and she shrugged her .shoulders  ominously, making n parting suggestion in a deep, rixrrse voice, as  she   swept   from   the   mum.  Izetta never afterward saw a  hatelul curl of tin*, lip but she unconsciously associate.;! it with dis-  agrieofjlu Miss Gl:-n:lyki>.  "1 have concluded lo try yon for  one. quarter, Miss l.ien;'i," rri.nlam  said in her slow, impressive way; "i.  inulun'ly agree.ihl*: nt the expiration  of that time, i may re-eiigage your  .services; although iiitlrout ri'.crencps  from former irrsir urtms. I tako you  upon the Rev. Ur. Moiiiuglr's recognizance"  Izetta hardly knew whether she felt  happy or Tery sorry. If any one bad  spoken just one kind word to her ut  that moment, the chancvH aro that  *ho  *weul*d  have  buret   into   tears.  CHAPTER XVI.  Tho   Class  Of   Tbo  "Pretty Ten."  Soon alter the same maid that had  shown her to the reception- room appeared  to   conduct  ber to  the apnri-  laent.  "Your dinner may be served inf your  room lo-day," called Mndam lloot,  coldly; "lo-lnorro.v morning I shouh:  like you to come in the music- ro-uit  early, that I m.-.y assign you your  duties."  "Yea, madam," replied Izetta, as thu  woman turned  h.-iuyliti)y away.  "Did you say," asked thc lingering  maid, her hand on the door-knob,  "Madam Root had er gaged you io  teach inutic hcii ?'  "Yes,*' answered fzetta, wearily.  "Did Miss ijlomlyke see you, miss?'  queried lho girl.  "Yes,"   iespunded   Izetta.      I  "Well,  ���������well,"  muttered  the        girl,  "that is  the strangest  thing   I    ever  heard of.  "What ia it that 13 so .strange?"  asked  Izetta.  "Won't you never breathe a word  of it if I tell you?" asked the girl,  re-entering the room and closing the  door  to.tly  after  her.  Izetta smiled; she was very glad of  even the maid's chatter to divert her  'mind even lor ths moment from  her own sad thoughts. ' ���������   t  "You see, miss, it's just thi s way  here," commenced the maid, myster-  ously. "All the people in this whole  institution are a mean set, if I (do  say  it."   .       .   -. ���������   ���������   ���������   . ���������      ��������� .   1  "liush," remonstrated Izetta, in a  pained voice, "you should not talks' so."  "But it's so ail the saint*," reficruted  the girl, stubbornly; "why, there's  never a new teacher comes hero but  she's abused in a shameful way; the  nicer sha is and quiat, the more she's  talked about and picked on," continued the girl,, with a sidelong look  at thc beautiful face; "that's why  they're alwutys wanting moro talent  hero, as thoy call it. Von can hear a  good deal of talk about getting in  new* scholars and needing 'em, but I  tellyou it isn't that; they can't get no  teacher to stay, and it's all that Miss  Glendyke's fault, the hateful old  thing," cried the girl, shaking her  forefinger warningly. "She's the  worst bf the lot; sho sets 'ern up  against a body from the first: All  I've got to say is. I'd look out for  her if   I   were you."  With this parting advice, the girl  quitted the room, and Izetta was left  to the contemplation 'of her .own  confused thoughts.  . She stretched out her hands with  a low, bitter cry, the one great cry.  of her life issuing from her* white lips.  "Oh, Alderic, my love, my husband,  ���������where are you?'  The tea which was sent up to ber  remained untasted; it was not the  hunger of the bo:ly but of the heart  .-which   Izetta   felt   mest   keenly.  She rose early t he next morning,  donning onj or.' her plainest dresses,  a dark silver-gray (hat fell iu graceful folds aboul her shapely form, iind  her dark curls were drawn back by a  pearl comb, which was her only ornament. 1     .  The picturesque, foreign beauty of  Izetta struck Madam Roof forcibly as  she entered the musi --room. Soon' after the young ladies of the college  took their- scats.  By nature I;:ella was timid and  shrinking; tlure she s.-rI. llu* cynosure  of all eyes, a sea of curious faces  .before bar; she cuuJd see. the curling  of red lips, the flashing of angry eyes  and tossing of heads, even-the murmur of their voices was io a measure audible to her from where she  sat. .:���������     /ii,     '���������'i    .:���������..������������������ ���������   ���������  One face' only out of that vast  throng smiled kindly upon her, the  sweet, quiet, sad young girl whose  tender soul bad over-lowed at" hor  .song..the previous day. The memory  of "that smile was'precious' to lzelta  all the, years of her after-life. ������������������''������������������  "1 shall try hard to win' their love,"  thought Izetta, as she listened to  their low whispers, which ended in  suppressed bursts of laughter.  There was rebellion in their hearts  and war in their faces. She'might as  well have attempted to govern the  fiery lava of Vesuvius as stayed the  torrent of their disliki*; her very  beauty, and the picturesque, large,  dark,   starry   eyes   were   the main  -causes^of-^-their��������� envy  it he oould. He had come across this  pearl in quite an unexpected fashion-  It was a chilly morning in the  early winter, Vernor Key strolled  leisurely up the marble steps of the  collefge.  It was rather an early hour for visitors, slitl, as he was (iu tu a favorite,  he knew admittance would not be  denied bim.  The long halls were quite descried;  from where lie stood, he, had a good  view, unobserved, of thb music-room  beyond.  A young girl sat at the piano, her  head"drooped over the keys; whilo beside the instrument, her arms folded  across her cbost, stood Miss Glen-  dyke.  There was no mistaking the look of  fierce haired sho bent ^tipon the girl  before he.r. Vernor Kay was completely terrified at the change apparent In her hitherto smiling countenance.  "illow abhorrent Is the faoo of an  angry woman," he muttered, feeling  that he sliould turn away, but some  impulse chained him to the. spot.  "You will play the last bar ovor  again, Miss Rienzi."  Tho white fingers rippled ovor the  ivories, and "the sweet, sad strains  touched a hidden chord in Vernor  Key's heart; tha sadd-st anl s-.vestcst  that ever fell on a  human heart.  "Ha! I thought as much," continued Miss Glendyko, wrathfully; "no  wonder that passage sounded unfamiliar to me; How dared you insert  those variations; answer me, girl!"  The slight  figure swayed   to      and  fro.  Vernor could not catch the reply.  "I'm in time to  frustrate a   grand  scheme of yours, Miss Rienzi. No  doubt you would like to get your  namo up for a Composer, but you  shall never build up your triumphs  from this establishment," she said, in  her coarse, deep, peculiar  voico.  In another moment sho had snatched the music from Izetta's hand, tearing it spitefully into a thousand  shreds.  For. one brief instant Izetta's faco  was turned partially toward him,  and tho voice, tho sweetest  Vernor Key had ever heard, faltered, brokenly:  "I am very sorry indeed if I have  displeased you, Miss Glcndyke; believe me, I never once thought of heing k no ivn as a  composer."  'A low, discordant laught was Miss  Glendyke's'only response.  "I assure you I jvas only practicing  It for my own , amusement," continued ilzetta.  "Amusement, indeedl do not  trouble yourself with unnecessary explanations. I can seo for .myself,"  sneered .Miss Glendyko.  "1 hope you will forgive mc," sighed  Izetta.  ���������A look, freighted with such abominable scorn and contempt, Vernor  ���������Key inever forgot; it, crossed Miss  Glendyke's ,face.  "Wo will waive all Ihat," sho said;  "by.rights I should report this affair  instantly to Madam Root. A severe  reprimand in the presence of the  wholo school is what you richly deserve. Leave the room at once, Miss  Rienzi, or I may be tempted to  change my mind."  The. next moment a quiet little figure glided past the spot whero Vor-  nor Key sat, quite shaded by the  heavy curtains; he knew ho was unobserved, for the large, .dark, lustrous eyes wero suffused with blinding tears that rolled off tho long,  curly lashes in pearly drops.  That was the first time. Vernor Key  over remembered jju imprecation lo  have wilfully passed his lips; as ho  turned savagely on his heel, hurriedly quilting the building, murmuring  to himself:  "Woman's inhumanity to woman is  certainty heart- rending."  Jliss flh'nzi��������� Miss Uienzi, tho name  had a sweet musical sound to Iris  cars; he was wondering when ho  should see her again. .  The beautKul, foreign faco haunted  bim like a   dream.  The Latest* Humor.  She���������Why does woman take a man's  name when she marries him?  He���������Why does she take everything  else he's got?���������New Yorker.  A fisherman rests in this place;  No more you'll sec his freckled face.  He lied on earth, but had to quit,  And now he's lying under it.  ���������Yonkers  Statesman.  RAIL (IMD MEN       I J  ���������~������������������ ,-���������z- .-s���������.-.������"^. /    "The  WHy Not Iv  - jats.  m mmm  They Gse Dodd's Kidney Pills  for tha Troubles gBrought-^  on by Their Work  Lawson���������What did the convention  of barbers say when you addressed  them?  Dawson���������Why, do you know, I  hadn't been talking three minutes before they all began shouting "next!"  ���������Somerville Journal.  Sportsman (wishing lor fresh fields  to conquer)���������I should like to try my  hand at big game.  Fair Ignoramus���������Yes, I suppose you  find it very  hard  to  hit    these    little,  birds.���������Punch.  "The" poor man's cnw."  as th** coatr^iff^--  generally called. ai*er.i to have b.-cirovw- T--  as  a   ri'Ve..inr*jii*ii-������  .--   r.'ii li.s-rr,    rc-K-sf-jt!-  iendldiy udj*..le*.f...---  aii^di .ns   I...va: r.* --���������  !l:ir.i  Mrs. Nexdore���������I guess you heard  my daughter practising to-day. The  music teacher was there to-day ; she's  taking lessons by the quarter   Mrs. Pepprcy���������Indeed ? I thought it  was by the pound.���������Philadelphia Press.  Girl in the Grand Stand���������Isn't that a  cruel game ? Do yorr Ihiulc it's fair, for  a dozen men to pile themselves on top  of the poor fellow that has the ball ?  Her Escort���������So; there oughtn't to  be more than eleven of lhem, anyway.  ������������������Chicago Tribune.  o   Thc Old Man���������Isn't it possible for  you to go to college without having to  play poker, spend money and raise the  dickens generally ?  The Son���������But, governor, I thought  you wanted me to take the regular:  academic course.���������Life.  Little 3oy���������Well, that's the queerest thing  1 ever saw.  Mother���������What is ?  Little Boy���������I just saw cur school  teacher at the corner of the street a-  laughin' just like oilier people.���������Farm  and Home.  They Profit by the Experience and  Advice'of Mr.'Lew Dake, of the  Oake House,St. rhomas���������Dodd's  Kidney Pills Cured Him.  St. Thomas, Ont., Nov. 1G���������Special  ���������Mr. L. Dake, the well-known proprietor of the Dake House here and  one of the most popular men in thi.*-  railroad centre, is completely cureil  of Backache and Kidney Disease of  five years standing and he has ik.  hesitation in stating that the ctrn  was affected  by Dodd's  Kidney Pills  "Yes," Mr. Dake says speaking ol  Iris cure, "I am perfectly satisiieo  that the two or three boxes of Dodd-  Kidney Pills cured me, as 1 have no'  been troubled by my Kidneys since I  took them.  "I had been troubled with my Kidneys and pains in my back for ovei  five years and nothing I used gave mt  any relief until I took the advice o;  a friend and tried Dodd's Kidney Pill>  I  advise all. my friends  to trv their.  Many of the railroad men havi  taken Mr. Dake's advice and are us  ing Dodd's Kidney Pills. This worl  is particularly hard on the Kidncy.-  and they find Dodd's Kidney pill.-  bring them sure relief.  ���������     Js'J      111  ���������,r 1   u bu; -i1  ai'-. -*���������  -.it    :s.-_W>-*'  !         Ol          .. ..  -pi, ..; .: m*;  :'.'.    li:;\.-  no;   -t-t.llP-1*-:  ���������    11-       ������,  .1  1   i*������ni������i.  .ni-r..>  .  i.J ��������� '.-rc-i.  ..>���������  :*fc5  Exercise for the Stallion.  Mr. Tightfist-T-Aiid so you are. thc  thoble fellow who rescued my wife  from in front of thc trolley car at lhe  risk of your life? Take this quarter,  my heroic man. as an expression of  our undying regard.  Mr. Rags���������All right, Boss. You  know better'n I do what the wonnn's  wuth.���������New York- Times.  They fully determined the young  stranger should not have a comfortable time' at the College of Music  ii  they   could  help   it.  There -was another prime cause; on  reception days Madam Root's establishment-was crowded with the elite,  for the pretty young ladies o������ the "College of Music were far-fumed, nnd  many a match was made through  these reception days. .a-  Mhny who sat intently ' studying  that exquisite face, so like none other,-trembled for  their own laurels.  A class of the dullest pupils were  assigned to Izetta, young girls who  were apt enough at penning billctn-  doiix, but who could not, or would  not,   interest   themselves  in their  music,  simply   to  annoy  their   young  teacher.  .Fretful  parents  complained of  the  want of attention shown     by     their  daughter. Madam Boot was alarmed.  "This state of affairs will never do,  Miss Rienzi," she. said. |   1     ;   1  Izetta  was in de.*?pair. ' :  "Whose fault was it if they would  not learn." she cried out to herself  in the solitude of her own room.  The   class   of   "the   pretty   ten,"  as  ���������Izetta's  wa3  called, enj.yed   their little   ruse      immensely;      they        even  j.'ored  in  her lace,  predicting   a tin-  bultml  'uture  for  her.  Among -hi \isi o.-s at th col e. 0  on rtc p 1 111 dais wai a Will hy  young litulenani, dra->*.n thilb-u- by  rhe galaxy oi beauty, he ofteu laughingly declare-.!.  "iiiiire bad Ik:p:i a time when Mis.s  Olendyke's charms had lingered in  his mVnior.v, foul like many (mother  i.-urehisW young icllow he soon ' tired  of-hr.r','r.ii.-l what was to Miss Gli'it-  .lykn ;tu* uno sweet dream of her lifo,  was tu the young officer a few easily  spoken, pleasant words, and quite so  easily forgo: tm.  Vernor Key never thought se.riou*-  ly <v any woman, until tha swei'.te.-.l,  indiTrst face he hti'l e.Ter gnznd u;.*<iii  burst   upon his s!aril*������d  vision.  So meant  to  win  hsr  for  his  wife  OHAPTKTt  XVII.  . lA (Startling. Invent.  (Ll.'tt'enant Key'haunted the college l..:a a   shadow.  A bright glow of hope had dawned  tor a moment in Miss (ilendyko's  bosom, only to be extinguished as  she heard him remark to Madam  Root, quite carel'*ssly, "that he should  like to bo presented to tho young  lady at the window," indicating Izetta, one reception day.  ���������'Certainly-," said Madam Itoot, im-  iably, though at heart greatly annoyed; they liad scarcely turned round,  ere the otDjcct of their conversation  was silently and mysteriously rydrit-  ed=from-the^room.  Miss Glendyko took great caro Izetta should never again e.rrter the reception room during visitors' hours.  How little Miss Glendyko knew  that no face* save one had power to  charm tho swce.t young girl whoso absorbing thought was bound up. tn the  husband whom .-'he believed had so  cruelly abandoned her.  When a strange voico fell upon hor  ear, she gazed wistfully at the speaker, to   sec if it    were not he;     she  eoufeht for him in the midst of  crowds; his face, and his alone, was  ever before her.  Izetta lived over in her dreams how  Bhe should fling herself at his foot,  when she found him, and cry out:���������  "Alderic, my love, my love, do not  Bend me away-from you."  ���������Sweet little wife, she was so true to  her husband of onu short, happy week.  Much to the young lieutenant's  chagrin, he never caught more than  an occasional glimpse of Izetta.  Thus matters might havo stood for  many a day bait not a singular accident happened.  One morning Izet la was standing in  a curtained alcove, wondering how  long sbe would have lu live like this  and how it would all end,, when thu  sound of voices fell ttpuii her car.  Miss Glcndyke and Lieutenant Key  sauntered leisurely -past her. 13very  word of their conversation, which  seemed commonplace enough, foil distinctly upon her ear.  "lioiv long do you think you will  remain abroad?'' Miss Ulundyko was  saying,  "That I really cannot say," ho replied.  "That r's hardly a definite urrswur,"  ehe replied, laughingly.  "I assure you, I wish I could guide  my own ioi-runes," Mglii'-d the. lieutenant, thinking of fze.lla; "but, a Ins, 1  cannot; I am quite beginning to  despair;."  "I can hardly realize tlrat this i������.  your last day in Oxford for some limo  to come, lieutenant: I am very  pleased to see you re.in������inbor your old  triends in calling lu-riny."  (To Ih CMtinticd.)  Bitter���������"No," said Mr. Crabbe, "I  certainly won't buy you that extravagant bonnet. Tsn'l there anything else  you'd be satisfied to wear?"  "Oh, yes," replied his wife, "I. saw  a very plain and cheap one to-day I'd  be delighted to wear."  "Indeed!    Well?"  "Well, it's a widow's bonnet?"���������  Philadelphia Press.   .      '  "And have you no clues ?" asked the  Chief.  "No," replied the neve detective.    "I  thought  at  ��������� first    that I  had, but  it  wasn't one at all."  "What was it ?"  "A mask that I picked up at the  scene_ of the crime. But while I was  examining it a tough-looking fellow in  the crowd said it was liis, and took it  away from mc."���������Catholic Standard.  '��������� t  "No, sir, I don't want any accident  insurance I" exclaimed the irritable  party. "It would bc just my luck not  to have a blamed thing happen to mc  if I was carrying an accident policy."  "A little life insurance,'then r" suggested the agent.  "Worse and worse," was thc reply.  "Why, I wouldn't have one chance in  a thousand of dying in time.to make  anything out of the company if I had a  policy. Oh, I know my luck."���������Chicago Post.  . - ��������������������������� .  One day, while Millr.is was engaged  in painting his famous picture, "Chill  October," among the reeds and rushes  on the banks of the Tay, near Pcrlh, a  roicc came over from the hedge :  " Man, did ye never try photography?"  "No, never,"  replied   Millais,  painting slowly.  A pause.  " It's a hantle    quicker,"    said the  voice.  "Yes, I suppose so."  AiiothcrupAiisei  'A perfectly healthy condition of the  stallion is indispensable to enable him  to    propagate    a   vigorous    progeny.  Whatever will contribute to give him  the best health, the greatest vigor, the  hardiest condition,  will  make ot him  the most successful stallion, and to this  end he should have the proper amount  of exercise.   No horse or man can be  in the hig-hest state of health or vigor  without physical  exercise.    It is  one  of the natural  demands of his existence.    It cannot be ignored unless a  penalty  is   exacted.     Many    stallions  have    proved    failures  as  sires  when  kept cooped up in tlieir stalls without  proper exercise,  but when afterwards  sold and properly wor-ked have proved  successful    sires.      But    the   exercise  should not be excessive.   Good, moderate road work for a stallion is all that  is required.    Fast speeding should not  bc   tolerated.     His   phyiic.il   strength  should not be exaustcd by fast work  and  by being bred  to   marcs  besides.  Both are heavy taxes on  his  physical  strength. Give stallions long, slow road  work, even about your ordinary business,  and  it  is  all   riyht.    Better  attend to driving them yourself than  to  let employees drive, tiiem.    When you  are absent they will want to sec how  much speed they can get out oi thc:u.  They  like  thc -cxlrilinraiicn   oi  a  fast  .ride and  will  he  sure  to  get  it  when  you are out of si;;!it. and more particularly  if  the driver  is  a  young  man  or boy.   Recollect what you did yourself when  a  boy.  and  don't  think  ;hc  boys of the present (lay are any bettcr  than   when  you   were  a   boy.���������Maine  Farmer.  u  nrl. =-  rrant-rJ-*--  ������������������ivit-v.-'n ������������������-.  -Ir.   i^--r.o-  ���������.lie-X7r*v* - - *  ~'il.f-  :.''. .'.*> ���������  -. bv"'-'-  ��������� 1 ���������,=  poppy   means?  "An' it's mair like  the place."  -^ .   It was in a Philadelphia public  school, according to The Ledger, the  other day, that a class in spelling was  going on over a lesson in words of  two syllables. One of thc words was  "mummy."  "Children," said the teacher, "how  many of you know the meaning of the  word 'mummy'?"  After a long silence one little girl  raised her hand.  "Well," Maggie?"  "It means yer mother."  The teacher pointed out her mistake and explained fully the meaning  of the word. Presently the word  "poppy" had to be spelled  "Who knows what  'pop  asked the teacher,  The same little girl raised her hand,  this time brimful of confidence.  "Well, what's thc answer,' Maggie?"  "It- means a man mummy," replied  the child.  ������������������.  Kenneth is five years old, and attends kindergarten. Me is very much  interested in whal he hears, as the following story will prove, says The  Watchman :���������  He went with his auntie to bc fitted  to a new pair of shoes. It was late in  the afternoon, aiul as (hey waited for  lhe salesman Kenneth noticed thai the  street lamps were being lighted outside.  "Why, Aunt Emily.*' he exclaimed,  "is il dark ?"  "Oh, not very," she replied.  "Oh. I pec." said Kenneth, with a  comprehending nod. "hike."  "Whal did you say ?"' asked Aunt  Emily.  "Why, Ink'." repented Kenneth, surprised li-.-.t she had in>t understood.  "What do you mean by tjjal ?" in-  .juired his aunt, slill mystified.  '"Why, you know whal hike means;  its middling, hike dark, you know, like  luke warm, not real dark nor real  light."  Proverbs Up to Date.  Better swallow your good'jests thar  lose your good friend.  Sweat are the uses of adversity, bit  ter tho use* of prosperity.  Tho rising generation owes much tithe Inventor of the alarm clock.  If vanity were a deadly disease, even  undertaker would buy fast horses.  When  the  last  trump  sounds,    sonif  woman    will    ask   Gabriel    to wait  ?.  minute. ���������������������������������������������:  A good jBeWfcof__cora_j_s_ one=thlng_a_  ~fa"Hni������r   ^do*s������n't    care ~to~h a ve   crowed"  over.  The dead maTch is not necessarily thc  one fthat  the musicians have murdered.  The oil  of Insincerity  is  more  to bf.  dreaded  than   the  vinegar  of  vituperation. -  A walk mny improve your appetito,  but a tramp will cat you out of house  and home.  The man who cannot be beaten li 'at  who holds his head up when he h������������ be*������J*  beaten.���������"Everybody's Magazine."  "Clips" for Mr. Ruakin.  f-Vhcn a new cjitiott of "The Pilgrim'*  "ingress" was issued not long since tbe  til-lltjher   received   in   his   mail   several  I'ltera addressed to "Mr. John Bunyan,"  rr   orre  of which  the  author  was asked  for   his   autograph.    A .-iniilar case ha*  tii-etrrred nt the ollice of Harper 4 Bro������.  Thoy have just published John Ruskin's  "f-elteTS  to  M.  G.  nnd  II.  G."    A  few  ���������dnyi   later   thev   received   1   letter   addressed    to    ''Mr.    John   Ruskin,    care  of Harper and  Ilroj., New  York Citr."  Tlrey opened  the communication  to rind  thnt one  of   N'ew York'.-  leading press-  clipping   bureaus     had   clipped   from   a  newspaper a  cordial  irdorsentent of the  liuskin   volume,   arrd   were   calling   Mr.  Huskirr's nllerlion to it-   "After trying  nur service." th"\   wrote fo Mr. Ruskin,  "you   will   wonder   how voir  could ev*r  do   without   our  pr'.*-"?   elipplrijr.-!"   Furthermore tlrey "'liarantccd  to ?end  only  t-i-cful   matter   on   the   "mentioned   subject, or on any ndi!i!i'i"a!  topic you desire lo he kept  iruormii! upon."  looked  by Canad  ituecr.     ln   our   n,c  wc- have a country 5  iroat   trowing.   l>ui  yet been persua-,ieu  ness.   Curiously c;  have   the   rej,uiu.  money making ,svi..;  to K.* extensively    .  Tliry duvoti* ���������.���������nn'*-   -  pci-lcctu.K   won..,i..,   n- n,.'.-.   - ut   1*  nore u ready-maii-. . ito.'iirti" iur *^t(iru  lnx mill: from torn ���������.,, cms. .wuci, naiui.  has provided  f"i-  t.iu ask.!!.-,.  A  small   effort   hi <.   lnnx-vcr.   I''"re  recently made 10 ������������������si. Irtish .1  r..iit  l*uluf..i>  in   Canada.   wlt:i   t,   !ii,-.i*-u:%*   -,*'  r-ut-ii-.  About a  year .:���������- 1 thirteen   rv.'.il-.li .; *4*-* ..-,  of   various    ki;. ..1    were   ������������������-:. Ji-u-.-    li -  Europe, and 1.1  ! d  at :*.!"::;:������������������.:.���������!. 'i"\vi- ��������� .  tliem died and rr.e ntheis i.i.1: ..ne ncia.  ���������  utized.     Quire   a   i.-Jiiibt-r   vi   1.1'.-'   h  beerr   born,   ana   !������������������ tune   i:.:s   ,:. : nl   - -  favorably  upon   th.-   eiir,-ri.rt".-*   "..iu ;.:.���������-  other   Importation   "I   one   liurulr. d?..*t-- -  mais lias beerr  ir.-iie. and lhe wlrolii-liwt : _,  has been cstaLlifl ��������� .1 on a     l-.nndi-s-d.-:;���������_(;-!,...  Utty  acre   farm   u;i   the   ltd-'rid  cl   Unit--.  real.    Tho  lirst   importation  It'cIuJed. : - <--  presenrativos   or   rt;c*   follow!:*.;;   Ir.eeA-.*- -  Sanrnun.   Maltes-v.   ToSBenl-ours  rrnfc ...--'  pine,    and    In    th-'    sul.s..-uu<-nt    arm.    -   t  there were theyc breeds .-urd N'tilii .rt.-... -  Marclcnne coatF.    Most of tli*:n areciT   ���������-.,  rarifirig from eiyht to twelve 11 1 nlr.s^:  are all expected to bc millilnjr nsxt .*���������,*-:-������������������  That   goats    can    lie   protit :l:iy   K"i>:    .  Canada seems to  be beyond  a  doubt.    ���������-������������������.::  from four to five can be l:<-rt a-: <-b��������������� **  as   one   cow.     They   require*   ver;*-   1:  care,  and choap housing,   'i-.d  tftctr-.r-i'-.  is both abund-int and Jiealthf*.**.    Arrr:  Important   feature  ot goat's r.-.i:k L-* tilt    ha3   never    been  tubercular germs.  But    there   is   another   lmi������  ture   of   the   bo-.ii   Industry,  ported  at  Montreil  are  mi"k  Angora  goat,   producing  ������������������������������������'.���������  bein-; raised in some parts  . States,   and   tire   flovernrr.eiit   l!ur<*.iu.-  - Animal Industry there Is FcMcIns to ������-  mote the ralsinc ef Ansrorap in Knw-t:  land and elsewhere.   The Anaons-rr-  preat  value  a.s  destroyers  of  !iru*5lr.  tind   food   where    other    n;>( ���������*  starve.    Their t'.eeee is Pfv  '  *  tliat of she������p. anii the me-'  thoush   not   In   so  treat   <*=������������������  of the mohair E"C-s into up!--*'-  of   late   it   has   hc-en  us^d   ���������.'-- ���������  alpaca  and China camel'*- '-���������'-  brilliant and. glossy appear-'. ;������������������      ������������������. ���������--i.r~.. ���������������������������  it   popular   for   mixing   in *    -."-   -���������->  dress   gooes   tor   ladies. ~;-'--���������  much    admired   lustre.     At    ..rvseat:   t->-- -.���������������..  chief sources   of supply nre.  Turkey -.--���������" ��������� i.":  the   Cape   of   Good   Hope.     The   raw*.     - .'ri  only   shrinks   ahout   15   pc-r   cent.:T.\t*  "������<.:_' -. ,  wool shrinks about -SO per eenr.   Atra.-:---i' ���������  aj?e 'goat'will   shear about   'nur ptv-���������--;-.-----  of mohair .'a year.    At present  !lii*������* **-���������"--.- ::r  j at 32 cents a pound.    Some gotits prnAr-< ���������*���������:��������� -  as   high   as   ten   or   twelve   rmnr.th}-..  ��������� ���������-'\: .~:.-���������  superior qualities of hair lirinjc 45 car:"--���������---s.... ���������:--  pound.    There are goats that do not=-r--���������-   ��������� .^i. i  duce  more   than   a   pound   of  h^irr ----i-'i-- '  that  of a quality not .worth   rrrortrf.-V:'* w-u-.  IS  cents  a   pound.    A smail   ii-jantll?-t.-"K   -��������� .-  mohair  of  the   finest prado  Is nrodtr.-vi,-.c:"ni-  and brings from Jl to J3 a pound.;*--'.  Canadian   fanners   might   well   irrv^-'-i��������� -"-J  gate   this   industry,   and  possibly-.-ft-riS. "t:���������������*,���������;���������'"-������ ..  It   a   profitable   source   of   income;H;3 3*a-_r.."I2:  C.   C.  James,   Deputy  Minister ofrAiSTA^-r-:.*"*"���������-.  culture,   has at   times  end^'ivored-ito k.-? -,^-ar  terest farmers in  goat ralsirp,  btitS-cr-*."t������;tii������T-  little success.    He  thinks.  howev-srstt--siis?-iir.-.  he did not meet the rluht men. aniiJt-t'tr:  ;*:;  if farmers  with a   true business irrstiT-- :.-?ri,-:������r-  were   to   go   into   the   undertaVlngrrti"      i������-j.  could materially Improv.- "ie prodtteHvU - -^"' .1, :���������'  of their- farms.    Not  o;*!>   ii  mil"*^R-������f-i"s'.'- - -i  and  Angoras could a profit   he exrpectedlXr.'.s'. -���������  but     in     cross-breeding    to   producer.��������� aw,v-'--'-,.'  animal   with   a   markc-I-'Me   "vrlr   mt&iiasr;,.--',v.-  good   quality   of   milk   t* ere   nii.qlitr,-H������r-c-j:-. >....  fortune awaiting some "::terprisinS5term������i-������7,s-s.  ers. -,- '���������  -'       : . ���������'.���������:';.,���������������������������  ...'*'���������;* '  A Grand Wc-man.       :    ;' r*  Jlr. Morley, in  his "Life of GladstOBe:^;**- :  mentions llrs. Oliver, of TIi.'rnwoodj.HaKi- -  wick,   as   one   of   three   antiquaries'-wl������*x:.:   '    *  have  conducted   research!'*-   into  thc-rui------  ce.-try of the great state-min. ' Thailiirf^S..:���������:.'��������� ���������  don Chronicle says of Irer:- jrr-j.01Ivei-rfev.S-.  one of thc best-known  r.rcliaealogistsi ire.a"  the   south   of   Scotland,   li.ivih.isr..devntn-tCvi;*' \  much of her leisure to Uoi-.ler.h!.story-a.Ticl--i-vLr*  lineage,   and  she  knows  ..-���������  a . rule-moretfi^s  about   thr-   il������epnt">   and   aireient possess--, ���������-'������������������  sions ef the principal Bo;-.*-"r firriliesthanri   r  the  present  heads  of  th--.*  !i*u-e3: couidLi  relate.    Her history of; tie Bisec'cucBs?'Wis"..':-.���������  a   work of  great  research   nnd   patiencctis-.r"*'  and   is  regarded  as   a. standard  bootooK::*  reference.    One of her sons. Mr.. TJouzlax?'? 2  Oliver,   was  amonir  the  lirftt   10 enlist:Io."    '  the  Scottish-Ht-rse.'and  w:'"   nresenrt-at^->-v  over   fifty   engagements -flurins   the-- laUru*-:.'.  .war,'escaping without a ser.iteb. ^^. '  -������������������������������������-���������.,.'.    A ;Cha!Ier*(-;e.     ..;���������.:.''.������������������*".''.'  The   followine'challenge "has  Beemls^-- :  sued through the medium of The-Honarr  ;-*-  Kong   Daily   Press:���������  "Xotice for a Instrument Musical CitnMt.  ���������I am Music Player Bair'Pipe Carnet-Btl  Clarnet,   B.   and   R.   Althorn.   irtuntimv-���������-  Base,  Bar!  Tune,  Tanner- Trembon; Stt-iS''1  Horn, Side Drum. Big Drum and Mohoj������-;������������������;���������;.:���������  Flute Hormur.ian. and I can repair evmrr*������-  kind old and broken Baja's. anil nowrajr-".  practice only 'l;ng pipe.    I give notice-IIS-  any  man  European or Xmt!v������r In TF**>ti<���������!-'  ICong and  Kowlo-in who know  (he**--?.alt.-  Baja's  he plav  1:; on  tind   Instrument of;:'  ���������XIus te^!vt Uii���������ffik=ti-:.i'"^a! ^  I  would sound  bit-   pine  I   promise If bet  will  win  rne  I  wiil  give Sft*> dollars: and:'  if I win him  T will tc.ko 250 dollars froni.  him;   The Foilowii.T P.ulrs for iilHveverT"  march-would j.-.-iy from >.r-*--'cP.orlc. first  I would see a time from Music Book-amt"  Ire would sound s.Tie lune afler he worrti*  seo a tune and  I   ���������������������������ould  sound lie wotrtot  song a March nnd I would write In Mtt*5i-u  Rime  March  after  1  .would  song-a- tun-fc-  he  would  write   t're  same  tune I wank.  Music player not by heart period of n������������������  t!ce    permitted   only   orre   month   frota- -  August   15   to   Septe'nl-r  15.   ISOJ."    Wt������  do   not   know   if   I.;<������h>iTiiin   Singh.   tftB:  si'"  challenger, has found  his rival.  -   ,.   ;      - ��������� jis.  .     - :...:-'.-p--.  Fleet and light. 1 ���������'-���������  ���������        Left and right. "  Fluttering, billowing, quicker than: at*** ���������  Merry  ttnd.m.-tl, -������.-������w*^6.  Happy and sad��������� "V  Wouldn't ehe make a sore heart aja&t&r.  KNGLISH SPAVIN LINIMKNT  Henroves all hard, soft or callaouse<:  ltiinps and blemishes from hoties  blood spavin, curbs, splints, rirrc-  'ronc, swenney, ���������ftillcs, sprains, so"  md swollen thrsats coiighu, etc. Sa^v  CSn by the use of one bottle. Warranted tltre p-iist wonderful Blemisi  -ne e������e* ktuown.  Sun and showr--  Bee and flowoi  Summer the weather  Light  In   her  Faster she file  Wouldn't she make I! ��������������� simple wfs������7  ���������B. Frlson Ycurig. In . ew York TrlburMI**.  id sunset thohoomgti  ves.  Wall Street's Casabincit.  ti  The boy stood on tl���������-������ Shipping TrusC- j  Whence all  but  hir>  had fled. -i  The  water  that   was   !n   Ilie stock H  Came almost  to   hi:;-herd. "j  ���������Chicago Tribune;���������."���������'.  il^  4^  m  VAs.  tig**  ti &ym  mmsuiz: .yj$& 1  ist1 &��������� tea*  \ yi���������''if.'"'**, .^\^> -  >JraWr;TA-CO>s  Possible Cause of the New rerscy Floodst-  ���������De Mar ln the Philadelphia Record; Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  Prr.USHKIl   KVICKY  TltriiSllAY.  Sul���������-cr iption   liares,      $2.{>u Per-   Year  -Advertising ltutcs 1,11 it j������j >lii-:i t inn  Changes of nilvcrliseiiionls must bn  in lit-fiue rroon on Wednesday In insure  in.s'i-i-iiiiii.  1  -lob   Priming   in  ���������promptly execuled.  nil   its    branches  Tiii*it.si).-\Y. Fi-:iinr.\itY I.   1001.  Mr. Willison Praises Mr. Borden  Of the leader of lire Conservative  party. Mr. lt. L. Borden. Mi-. J. S.  "Willison, late editor-in-chief of the  Toronto Globi*. iind the choice of Sir  "Wilfrid Laurier as tire most fitting  person to chronicle the events of flu*  life of Canada's premier, says editorially in tin- Toronto News :  ������������������ .Mr. IJnrili-n lms itiiiili* nn excellent  iinpies-ion during  his   recent tour  in  the K.-i.-tc-i-n Townships.     Though   the  elections are   now   delayed,   this   pei-  sonal canvass of tin ini]ioi-t,-inl-  district-  1>\- the (.'onscrv.il ive  lender litis been  Iiy no means losl time.     He is possessed of a   personality   wliieli   gitius an  irnprf-ssivc-iifss by i-loseirpss of contact  ��������� rather it rare ipiality in  public  men  ���������and if wonhljbe  impossible  that   hc  -should come oul  of a  series  of meetings with a tlioiighti'ul and  intelligent  community like that of  the li'uiiiiifnc-  turing   Eastern '.Townships    without  having greatly increased  liis  prestige  nnd strength,    *    *    *    A   chief may  lie a silent man.    Human leadership is  it power apart.    This powe.r  Mr.   Borden possesses in .1  large degree,    liis  selection as leader of the opposition in  pari ia men t was not  an   incident,  nor  the result, mei-ely of clashing interests.  lie was a  man   and. is   a    mini   who  coiiimamlsjcorifiderice at sight. He has  the eaimness. the cmil  judgment,   the  i-oustruc-tive   power   which   men     of  experience like to see in those to whom  tlrey commit.their interests.    His lack  of -Parliamentary experience tliey  fell,  "would   he   overcome:   while    liad   he  lacked the essential finalities of leadership, no deftness of floor tactics would  liave   ever   proved^ a   substitute   for  thorn.*'  **0n the platform he is not moving  so inucli as argumentative. Audiences  feel at times .-is if he were paying them  tbe highest compliment of addresting  himself to them under the iiu.  tbe impression that they are judges  rather than jurors. There is a sense  that what he is saying is important,''  and not merely partizan talk reeled  out in machine fashion. Iinpressive-  nes-s is. perhaps, his cliief note, and  Edward Blake arrd Ualton McCarthy  the public men to whom lie might best  be CO|iip;tll-d."  Conservatives to Win  P.. T. I.owery in the  Poplar Nttggi-t  srzi-- tip the situation in Ko--terr.-ry and  Vale-f'arilioo as follow- :  Tin- parli/xin pa pers are lraving'ihcii-  flit g at  the  candidate.-   nominated *,n  Kootenay   and     Yale-Cariboo.      Thc  Liberals    say   that     Mackintosh   and  Jitiri-fll are weak, wliile lire Conserva-  lii'cs el.iitn tlral any   candidates other  than It'.i-s or (billiher Mould poll much  larger votes.     It is probable that, both  parties have chosen their- ln--t man.   In  Kootenay, (.ialliher. tin- present, trieiii-  her. h.11? an advantage   which   will   be  hard to overcome, bin Mackintosh, arr  old   campaigner-,   and    strong     with  organized  labor-,   is   just the  man   to  make an   uphill   fight   anil   win   out  against    government     pt'--iige     and  patronage.    In Yale-l.'aiiboo.   Innrcan  Kuss is well known, has runny friends  and not a  few  enemies,   i>  a  shrewd  politician,   will   not   hesitate   to   use  "fi-lersl and machine  iliflrrerrce in   his  campaign, has abiliiy. and ivas one  ol  tin' most pronounced anti-.M,ii tin  Liberals  in  the   province.      Hint ell,   lire  l.'oiiservalive eaiuliilate,   nil hotigb not  s/, well known tin(irrghoiit.  the  riding  as Mr.  Koss. is a much  more   impressive speaker, and   will  make  a   strong  fight, nit h good   chances  of   winning.  It is more  than   pi-ohnlile   llt.-it,   both  Kootenay and   Yale-Cariboo   will   return Conservatives.  Second Grand Rally to Encourage the Development of our  Great Mineral Resources in  the Province.  The I'tiiiipaigu of Remedial Legislation, which was commenced by our  Association nl, its general convention  in February last litis been prosecuted  with zeal by the executive ciiininittee  ever since.  The Legislature wa.s, at the lime, iu  a state of inlei-nal dissension and unable to give its attention to the many  pressing needs of the Province. Nevertheless, we did succeed in obtaining  two of the reforms recommended by  tire Association, viz:���������  1 'I'lie right of redemption of mineral  lands! sold for taxes.  2 A provision enabling the owner of  a group of crown granted mineral  claims In perform all requisite work  upon any one of bis claims.  I'lie Association, us you tire aware,  is composed of nieii representing all  classes of industry and politics in the  Province, but. the Association itself is  absolutely non-pa il.iz.in.  Our object, is to secure relief from  numerous ai-t.ilicinl Inn-dens, wliieli  have, I'rotn time t.o time, been imposed  upon the mining industry.  The welfare ofl.be Provineedeiiiands  reform and onr .Association, guided by  the wisest counsels it- can enlist-, is  determined to secure it-  Owing lo the shameful mismanagement, of our public ri Hairs by successive  Legislatures (luring the last: few yours,  tlio Province hns boon brought lo the  verge ol' bankruptcy. Is il nol time  for I be people tn insist that henceforth  wisdom ral her than folly and carefulness rather than recklessness, .shrill  guide I be destinies of our count ry ?  Thc Association is not- yet. a. year  old, yet il: litis already accomplished  much by its constant' devotion to the  interests of llio mining industry. At  its lirst convention, it adopted means  lo successfully seitle the Per .���������lie strike-.'  which threatened to close up all lhe  mines of lire Kootenay's and stop the  .circulation of upwards of $I('K)."(H> dis-  pursed monthly by flu; alTeeted coal  urines and dependent industries.  Iii order to inform voir more fully of  onr labors during lOO'-i. I enclose, a brief  statement of the remedial measures  l-ei-omiiiended, after careful deliberation, by the convention and its executive committee.  II* these measures receive, at the  bands of the Legislature, the prompt  and favorable consideration which they  deserve, we shall soon witness a great  and permanent improvement in our  mining conditions  Our second convention will be held  in Victoria during the week commencing Monday, 22nd. I'"ebriiary, 1901.  We occupy ,1 far stronger position  today than we did at the first convention. AVe now have the results of  nearly a. year's deliberations, by those  inost-eouipstti!!Uto---.'i(lvisHi-on^.riiLt-ters  all'ecting the mining industry arrd it is  impossible to believe that any (iovern-  meiil will persist iir turning'a deaf Cairo-suggestions so framed.  Mining is the? paramount? industry  of onr- Province. The metalliferous,  mineral and coal mining industries  -tand by themselves a.s those which,  in their extension, increase individual  rewards, not alone of their- followers,  but the followers of all oilier- industries. They ar,. nol competing producer.--, bnt. on the colli i-.-tty. ace compel ing consumers for aII lhe other*.  The development of the vast minora,  result 1 ees of our Province is nf vital,  nevcr-etnling impot lance and should  lie encouraged by every patriotic  ve.-idciil. Kerry additional ton of gold,  silver, copper, lend, or-other riielal or  mineral having a couiniei etal value  produced by o n- mines adds m w  wealth in the Province and send-, now  money circttlal ing lliroiigli the channels of trade and commerce.  Kor tin; selection nl* delegates, the  procedure will be lhe same as last,  yenr. \ iz:-   Alecl ings lo bc called   'ind  Hie     llelcgille     .'l|l|ioilllc(l     tll"l'(','ll,     for  etcii Iwenly members  or   fraction   of  lueniy members.  Delegates' Credentials shall consist  of a letter .signed by the local president, or chairman, and secretary  certifying the number of members in  their branch and setting out  the  full  niiiiies 1 if those   who   bave   been   duly  elected as delegates.  Where branches have not yet been  formed, Ibe procedure is to call a public meeting for lire purpose of organizing such a body, elect a president, vice  president, secretary, treasurer, executive and' olher- necessary taiuimiltees  for a period of orre year'.  Arrangements have been made wilh  theC. P. 1{. for- special transportation  rail's to delegates attending this eoti-  ventiorr and you are rc(|Ucstcd to see  I lint: delegates front your branch are  fully informed thereon.  lu oiiler to profit by these special  rates, delegates must, purchase, wil bill  l.hriv days of date of convent ion, Ib-sl-  elass, full rale, one way tickets to  Victoria anil obtain certificates to that  elt'eel. on standard certificate forms,  which will be supplied by ticket.agents  upon application.  Upon arrival at Victoria, delegates  must: hand in their certificates to the  secretary. For endorsement.  If fifty delegates bold .standard certificates, dully indorsed, they will  receive free traiispoilal.ion upon present,'ition of same at ticket ollice. if  lifteei 1 or more, the return fare will be  one-third the full one way rate, if  fourteen or less, the return fare will  bo two-thirds the full one way rale.  Delegates must not' purchase return  tickets.'as their doing so will interfere  with other . delegates obtaining lite  reduction.  Do not- omit to notify the secretary  of the number of delegates appointed  froin your locality, .tbat thisollicc may  be fully posted.  Delegates may liave their mail  addressedrtii-e of flu* Association. P.O.  Drawer 0511, Victoria,' li. (.'.  All communications arc to be addressed fo lhe Secretary, at the abovi  address.  By older- of lire 'Ex ecu I ive,  .IOH\ KlUli.V.-:  PiricstnicvT.  y\  LEGAL,  JOHN MANN IXC SCOTT,  Jitirris-'er, s..itcil.������:-  First .street  1  ***e**o* co* ������������������������������ (5*#e9������ouooo������  FAH.GY. CAKES  vcl-suil;,*, 11. C.  fJ.MlVHV, .M'l'.U.TI.*.'. A: I'INKIIA.M  Bitrrit-ler.-. Snlimturs. I-: 1 -���������  Solicitors for lini-uraii iimil: ������.l .  l.-otiiiniiiY t'liriiis to lomi ii'.:-;|ii?  I-'IKST STltKt-T.   Itl'vcl-tiitf*.' H. I*  illS.i.l  '���������l-lll.  SOCIETIES.  Iteil Rose Degree meets second turd fnurtli  Tuesdays ofeuelt month; White Rose Hcptreo  meets third Tuesday olcnch quarter, irr Oddfellows Hull.   Visitirrjr brethren welcome  '1*. 11. 1IA1CER,  l'resiilent.  11. COOKI!.  Soeretury.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  -Heniilar meetings nre held in the  Oddfellow's Hull on the Third l-"ri-  iliiy of eneh iiiiuith. nt 8 n.m. shnrp.  Visiting hrctlirnrr eoritinuvinvited  KD. ADA] 11, W.M  W. JuUNMTu.**,', Hue-Sue.  AND G03.FEOTE8HESY  if  yen   w.-ilit   tin'   n! iiv."  ivu   i-.lll  si.lll.|,iy y,ill   willt :uiytliilii;   in   this  TliV (U'l;  W!iiii,::si-!.*ii.  8 and Brii'-.'iv: Hr  litini'i*.-! mi 1 i',;  full it|..i:'l<  ; A. E.   BENNISON,  o Mnekt'iir'.iu Avuriti-.'.  ������  .(������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-teoo'iotitii  I &3?  Cigar   Factory  RHVELSTOKE,    l-.C.  M. A. BROWN,  'Prop. M  - @>  Brands:  ������8?82$&t Col-1 Range loi!g*e, K. of P.,  "S^kSsm    No.- 26, Rewolstolie, B. C,  MICKTS*   ICVICUY    WlCnMCSDAY  irr   OddlV'll.'iivs'     llnil    tit.  8  o'cloclc.     Visiting   lCnights   nn'  cordinlly invite!.  V.. I.OYST,,  (J. C.  II. COOKIC, K. of It. AS.  II. A. UUOU'N, Miislu.-of l'iirnrrcs!  OUB   SPECIAL   nnd  THE   UNION S,  'M  ALL   GOODS    UNION   MADE  S,'  ���������    m  \.<?i - -  - -  ���������t"fr****-K-i'*** o M'.'H'.'H'W-H' -i-  J/axtL  *k A uliUU,'i'il^.E PiECE  M'oK-ive lie hutjesi, and niosr, coini,le-e sloe!.: of watches  ever' i-x,,.ib,t.d in l'cvoistol.e. Wln.t tlelialiis your boy or  iiu-1 more lhatr a A\ ittc-h. J  oys   Watches fully guaranteed  Out"  prices   for   (ibis   or   li  ran-e -frcm S2.5G Ujiwarc..  Alsn ir,s,,e,;t '���������,,,. fasbiiinablya-soi-ted stock of Rings,  liracclcts. (.oid .-ind Pearl Hrooches, Necklets, Peirdants, Fobs  l.oel.els .-ind ailverwai-H.  Our Fi-ices are Bigiy*.   Our Goods are Reliable.  The l.arj^esl and llesl Sleek'  in lire Cily aiul fiis|iei:lion will'  Prove it.  Vou will lined rro Shody Goods  Ainoiii^-est ir, Nmliiiifj- bin the  Genuine Staple Article.  I'KICKS AKIi RIGIIT.  :��������� Look 1'or the UNION LAMEI.  on all  i;-aiiiieiiis ni.-ule bv lis.  M..   ALJjIJM," Mackenzie Ave.  this .spaok Ki*:.si'*Rvi'*i>  $i.0Q  to Lhe p.-ti-ty eutlin.'.i- this out and  presenting same to the  .���������\dvei-l-iser.  ?VR0  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  North Carolina; Pine  Bluff.  A. Two-Cent Stamp for  Booklet.  F.   G.   ALLEN,   HOAl'll'lOK TltADK.  Oriental HtiteS  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone  Prop  REVELSTOKE  Business   College  HAV AND  KVKMM*. CLASSICS  IN  TDK   I.I His A KV  IH'lI.niNf;.  Instfiu tii,n is y;i\rn i;i Hookkeepine;.  Coiinvu-i'i-iai AriitiiiH'tie. IVtimansliip,  Ctirrrspomlenee, l-ait^lish, Shorthand and  Type-.-, rilini;.  flaws are   bi'in.vf   formed   for   French  and   I.al in.  -*SG������<������������s!*<3(^^  PELLEW-KARVEV,  BRYANT & GILMAN  Mining* Engineers  VANCOUVEK, i'..C.      listiililishei! I8D0   (;  %  ASSAV WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  (.,  Cr> UNDERTAKEN.  0  ' :   (J) Tust- mmle up tn'i.dOOIlM.  (Ty A speeliilty innile of elieekuiK Smelter ("*)  (���������) rulli.-. ft  (j) Humpies irom tlio Interior In- iimil or fit  (7) eviiress promptly iitteinled tn.* (S  (p tyOrrttsponiluitecKOlIitltuil. 0  ,% VANCOUVER, B. C. @  %yitmr-&&.-yittim<s������  MM HOTEL  FIRST   CLASS   $2   PER   DAY   HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUCHTON, Prop. ������������.  NOTICE.  Public notice is !������iv������;n that the T'i^  Bend F^urnlvr f'orripriny Limited have  adopted the l.elo'.v iiietitiorn.-d timber  marks for- lo^s Ixfir.rifiriti($ to lhem and  all persons are w.iirreil against dealing  with or keeping iir possession any logs  bearing any of snid murks:  H. W. Edwards,  Taxidermist.  PERK    IIKAIIS,    HIRDS,  MOUNTIil).  REVELSTOKE,  ANIMALS  B. C  BALED HAY FOR SALE  Haled May for sale in carload lols,  good quality, Ajiply Box 7'HI, Cnlgafy,  Alberta,  WANTED.  GOOD CAIU-'KNTICILS  ICxiiei'ienced OarpeiiterHand Kr'a.rners  for Alii I Work at. Arrowhead. Address  XV. .1, LIJDCATK, Arrowhead.  Hilled  at.  j\riTiwheiid, Aug. 2S-I, I 111 111.  THE BIC BEND LUMBER CO. LTD.  THEO. LUDCATE, Presltlon  BALED  HAY  !���������'(���������( 11 MAI'IC 'riiiei' llinrtli-eil Tons  No. I I'taii-ie Ilny. For (iiiil icnlars  anil prices address'  Olds Lumber and H. D. Cc.  Wrlle fnr nur ililrti'������tiii|; books " Invent-,  or'* Help" an.I " IIow yiui nre swindled."  SeiKl run roit������h sketch or nrnilcl or ^onriri-.  ycnlioii orimprot'eiireiil mul m -.vlll tell you,  tree our npliilnn ,is to ������ lic!li--r it it nroba'til/-  itiUiilt'lile. Kcjcctial cppJlcntliinBlitivcofica  Own sticccs.irnllv prosi.ciitciI.liy its. vVe  conduct fully ei|llii������t>eil orTrres in Monlteal  niul Wiisliliiftton ; tliistjiinllliuH 11s lo prompt-,  ly (lispntcli work mid (piicklv s. cure I'.itcrt'.s  ti.*t bro ul im tlie i11.cutk.11. Ili^ltcst references.  litrnlslicfl. 1  I'nteuli procured llirnit^ll Mr.iion It *Mr>. .  rioti receive pp-rinl notice wiiliout chnrj-e lu^  over 100 iti-w.s|:nper.s di-ti United lliroii^lijut..  the I) minion. ,  Specialty:���������l'ntcut business of Mnnufac ,  turcrs atuf Htijjineers. ^  MARION & MARION      i  ,    Patent Expert   and Solicitors    c  <Offlcea:   (   ^'w Y!"'!C..,-"'!..'?','!'K' nontreaS''  What, i.s nicer and more becoming.  Yon should try one of orrt* latest Black Suits. Tlrey arc  stylishly made, frock 11 ml full dress. We have a stock of nice  goods to select fronr. and wc guarantee every suit.  T Otn'_stock of Tweeds are. well selected, and in order to keep  "Tr    f~?~...-iT?:^.T"."'7TiTT7r:~i���������.TTrvti-rirn-Trrr^iTfTTi���������-th������������������^-.-Tr::iT-r-~/?,vHKi:-^^-.v.;^i^^:-.:-  ���������*-  ���������5-  ���������it  ���������i>  ���������*  ���������*  ���������i-  ���������i>  **������  ���������5-  ***>  ���������+  ���������5-  ���������*  our hands einployetl until Che arrival  of .Spriiljj  having a Special .lanuary Sale.  Giaiilii, vie aie  Our $20 Suits to Order  Ladies' Taii.okhd Suits to Okdi*:k....  ���������J. B. CRESSMAN,  -  Mackenzie Ave  ������������������V  ���������S"  -*���������  I  *���������  ���������f-  *  ���������5**  +  *+'  ���������H������H..M������H"l������l*H'*I-0'l-4������T������M������I"f-T"M:"I"r ���������f-f+'f*f+*f++*f^-f+������'*r+**f-'f'f'f.!f''f *++���������!���������  WM.   FLEMING,  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. C.  SOUTHERN  PINES,  Moore Co., N. C.  'ii The most delightful climate for  a Home or Winter Resort.  new York Llle B'ld'e, nontreat'  _>Atl������ntlc Dlilf;,Washington JM������5  IMPROVE  YOUR  CHANCES  in the Commercial world by taking a  complete course in Isaac' Pitman's  Shorthand. Shorthand cannot be sue���������  ccssfully I alight by mail. 1 offer ymi  personal and practical instruction at  iny ICveniriK (.Musses which commence  ton November '.'nil Students Pkk-  Only sixteen   hours from N"cwii'A"E-'- -���������"-- J-'-k (J'vn. Sbrvick.   For  urrthel- pa-ticiihtis njjply to  York.    Write to Board of Trade  V/ALT'P MUNRO,  of  Southern   Pines   for booklet. !������*������������������������_*-..-    ������  ~  Revelstoke, B. C ���������>L^  "     /  ���������w^c i'"_ui ii-iiw r^vii������J.'������.'e ".'i lut-w ii*'fflwi,'u'.5.i *s .Az*n~!!?.  n  DISEASES OFWACHE5.  t'aafal    Inrturmatlon    on   How    to    euro  /lliein.  How many peoplo understand tlio  (tliseascs which altect their watches?  lake human beings, watches suffer  Trom exposure, they take cold, or they  nay catch the contagion of dynamoa  or strongly vitalized bodies. Au ounce  homo remedies will save many a  of prevention or tbe use of Biniplo  jeweller's bill.  Watches often sulfer from changea  of temperature. Aft.er a watch nan  teen worn next to a warm body all  day it should not be left over night on  cold marble or near an open  ���������window. The pivots however slightly  tighten up the works. The next morning, for no apparent reason, one's  ���������watch will be found to be losing time-  It frequently happens tbat watches  are slightly magnetized by statis electricity given off by the human body.  It has been found that dark peoplo  are more likely to exert this influence  over their watches. This influence is.  "besides, more common among women  than with men. Persons of this sort  can never hope to carry the correct  time unless they carry their watches  tin rubber or steel cases.  Never lay your watch down for tho  night in a horizontal - position. It  should always be hung vertically, aa  It Is carried during the day. If the  iPivot of the balance wheel be in tho  [least worn this change of positions  Mends to loosen the "cap jewel."  Every one has had a watch suddenly stop for no apparent reason,    and  k'o on again   when   slightly   shaken.  This may not happen once a year, but  all watches are liable to such an accident.   This is due usually to the catching of the delicate hair spring.    It  is caused by some sudden   movement  such as jumping on or oft a car.   The  jolt must come at the exact fraction of  .a second when the spring is in position to catch, so that the chances   of  ustich an accident are rare.    A   watch  should be oiled every eighteen months.  :,The oil dries up ln this time, as a rule,  and if the mechanism be run with tho  oil dry it quickly wears out.  ��������� In examining   a watch   all   Jewellers  tfollow the same plan.   They first look  ,to see If the hands are caught,   if tho  fault lies deeper  they  next take out  ithe balance wheel and examine    the  th   mainspring     and    examine     the  ���������pin and pivots.    Next they let down  .v heels.    It sometimes happens    that  ,s jeweller will not find  the cause of  !che trouble for days.   The most difll-  Icult disorder to locate is a slight hur  ;on one of the wheels.  ���������'*   Many  Jewellers  have collected  fees  for   repairint?     watches    when     tho  ;.watches refuse to go    because    they  .run down.   Women are aaid to be tho  .iiest  customers of the  watch   doctor,  since they seldom wind their watches  iregularly.    A watch should be would  ���������early tn the day, and   not. as is   tho  icommon practice,   at   bedtime.     The  .reason for this is that the spring is  ���������then tightest during the day while the  ������������������watch is being carried   and    ls    less  ���������sensitive.  CARELESS   WITH    DYNAMITE.  Bfeu ma I'KruRin Hunters  ���������This perennial joke about the lova  ���������of women for bargains wearies me,"  eaid a bright business woman the other day. "With most presumptuous  superiority men charge our sex with  an extravagant zeal for bargains, but  1 see enough of business men to as-  eure me that they are just as eager as  (women are to get an article at a few  cents less than the usual price.  "Mr. A  is a generally, extravagant man in his personal expenditures,  ���������but he la keen after bargains. The  other day he came into our officer  wearing an air of great satisfaction  and his jubilation had no other foundation than the discovery of a street  stand where "seconds" in lead pencils'  (were sold at two cents each. -  "'If you know a good pencil when  you see it,' he explained, 'you can  rummage in the pile and pick out Ave  and ten cent pencils at two cents  ������uch, or three for five.  .ten WliO   Handlo nish. Explosives   "a*ol*  gflfc Tlieir Maiig**r.  A party of gantlemea stood ln one of  tho hotel lobbies the other evening discussing general topics of everyday interest, and In tho course of the conversation th* subject of high explosives came up. One of them said it  seomed one of tho m������tst astonishing  ol' facta tliat a man wh* is engaged in  tho bundling or manufacture of such  high and dangerous explosives is so  thoroughly oblivious of the imminent  danger that is always present where  nitre-glycerine, gun cotton, dynamite,  or any easily exploded substance is  being handled. Iu the party of gen-  tleineu was tho Hon. Samuel J.  Ritchie, of A���������-trou, Ohio, one of tho  best known, capitalists in his own  State, and a man whoae experiences  would fill a set of volumes. A discoverer of copper, a constructor and  promoter of railroads, and as a mining expert with few equals, but most  prominently connected with the various movements that have been  started from time to time relative to the annexation of Canada. Mr.  Ritchie's reminiscences turned on his  many narrow escapes from high explosives and the careless and reckless  manner in which ihey were handled  by men who seemed indifferent to tha  nossibility of their momentary annihilation.  "I remember ono occasion out in my  State," said Mr. Ritchie, -"when I sat  for over thirty-five miles in close-proximity to a couple ot. cans of n'itro-  Blycerinc that stood iu the most dangerous way near a railroad car stove,  and might have ait any moment blown  the train and passengers to kingdom  como. I boarded the train at a little  station along the line, and, noticing  a man whom I knew in the fore end of  the smoker, I took a seat beside him  and began a spirited conversation  about some then important matter. I  noticed these cans standing near us.  but didn't suppose' they were anything  but molasses, or. possibly, 'bugeye,' he  was taking to the boys up the line.  'Aftei* a while, in a jocose way, I said:  ���������Bill, what have you got in those cans;  liquor?'  " 'It's the strongest liquor I know  of.' he replied; 'it's nitro-glycerine I'm  taking up for some work to be do-ne in  tunnelling.'  "I didn't lose any time getting away  from the vicinity, I tell you. aud in a  little while the passengers found out  what was on board. The man was put  off as soon as possible, and we all  breathed freer, I tell you. Any moment during that thirty-odd mile ride  might have been our last, and yet that  fellow sat there smoking and chatting  as gayly as though he were having the  best of fun. I know lie didn't think  of Jt, for long acquaintance with such  powerful mixtures had eliminated all  fear of their danger.  "Another time," continued the  speaker, "I had occasion during my  experience in railroad construction to  enter into negotiations with a. man for  the purchase of three or four tons of  dynamite. He had beeen doing somo  blasting, and his work being finished,  and I being anxious to get tho explosive for some tunnelling that was necessary, I bought lt from him. The  town where I waa, being one of those  email Western settlements, there was  an apology for a hotel, where I put up.  The deal took me three or four days,  and when. I had about settled .it I  casually inquired where I would find  ���������the caps that xere to go with the lot  of dynamite I had just purchased.  " 'Oh,' said the man, 'the caps are  under your bed at the hotel. I thought  Jt the safest place to put them, and I  really had almost forgotten them. Glad  you mentioned theni.' Would you believe it," said Mr. Ritchie," "I had  beeil sleeping on a bed under which  were enough explosives to blow the  hotel into atoms. Just suppose a slat  had given way or some other casualty  ���������had occurred���������why, I'd have gone to  glory quicket than I'm telling you people, and I didn't sleep there that night  you can rest assured, and I put some  miles that day between your humble  servant and those caps and dynamite."  A-Setnon in Cor-race.  At Sebastapol. during the siege, a  Captain Samoiloff, wishing some wine,  ** 'And that reminds mc of another jprdered an officer to send a man after  "bargain. You know the ten-cent ci- R. The man, a young soldier, took  tars I smoke? Well, there Is a littlo tno money and started to do the ei-  ehop down near the ferry where you 'rand. Just then, hdwever. a French  can get them four for a quarter. I i lottery -.-���������*���������- concentrated its fire upon  ^ust=heardi-of=the-.place-and-ra^^  there at lunch time and filled by pockets. Great bargain.'  ���������v "And would you blieve It, that man,  ���������whose transactions run into the millions, went on telling my employer of  bargains ln clothes, stationery, etc..  and Mr. B-��������� stopped in the midst of  bis estimates on a big contract to note  addresses and   to tell   Mr.   A   ol  bargains he had discovered in    neck-  rwear arid shoes and household   sup������  ���������piles.  r "Yet -women are said to monopollzf  (the bargain-hunting disease."  v   ���������������������������,; *-��������� ������������������- ���������������������������* -,'-���������_  It* K������������cl l*r Cuok llonkl.  "We have little use for cook books  In our town." said the man from Al*  ���������yuguerque, N. M. '  ���������/���������  " "Why. don't you eat?" he asked.  "Yes," he answered, "and that's  ���������why we do not use them. If we did  overy thing would be cooked wrong."  "How's that?"  "Well, you see,'we are so high up."  **I don't understand."  'We are nearly 6,000 feet above sea  ���������level���������almost a mile. Water normally bolls at 212 degrees; with us it  bolls at 202 degrees. Consequently  everything cooks slower with us than  In places lower do'wn. The cook  books are based on the normal degree  of heat and cold effect. They are uso-  less to us; we have to make up our  own recipes. Farinaceous food like  beans, corn and such, hits to be left a  longer time ln wuter or It is moisturc-  Icsb when we go to eat it. We have  (to modify our recipes as to eggs,  baking powder and the like too."  This may explain, If followed up,  gome features ln cooking; lu the way  that "mother used to do." The hint  f,j recommended tu brides for trial oa  their husbands. Find out -wlicura  (tnqihsr uped tg livt>      . ....j.',.!'-*-"       _mat^  must "go outsiu^the-~woflt9T HenstbjF^  ,ped and then turned hack. "I wouldn't  ]go out there for the world!" ho said.  .The officer, of course, reported the act  ot disobedience to the Captain. The  ���������Captain, in a rage, ordered the man  ���������into his presence, and demanded why  he had not obeyed his Captain's or-  , der.  "I beg you to pardon me, Captain,  but I was terribly afraid."  "Afraid!" cried the Captain; "afraid!  !A Russian soldier afraid! Wait a minute. I will drive the fear out of you.  Come with me."  The Captain led the way to the  rampart, mounted it, and there, with  .the bullets raining round him, began  putting the man through some mili-  ,tary exercises. The lookers-on in tha  rfort held their breath. If a hat was  ,'rput on a bayonet and lifted above the  "walls, the bullets came that way on",  the Instant. Not many seconds elapsed before a bullet struck the Captain  in the arm. He did not wince, -but  kept on with the drill, while the blood  dripped down his hand to the wall.  I Next a bullet went through the tail  'ot a soldier's coat and another through  his knapsack. Then suddenly the firing ceased. The soldier begged for  grace, and promised to go wherever  he was sent. Still, the Captain continued his drill. When he thought the  lesson had been learned, or, perhaps,  iwhen his arm grew too painful, he dismissed the soldier and went himself  to the surgeon and had. his wound  dressed. The French explained after-  Word that they ceased firing out of  sheer astonishment at Uu* sight of the  two men exposing themselves so recklessly.���������San Francisco Argonaut.  An Api>rnprln.t������ Nnra*.  The ModiSto���������"I'm going to set the  fashion for a new color���������something  Tbotweers a seal brown and a chocolate,  ���������but I can't find a name for lt.  ��������� Her Friend���������Why not call It "Chl-  m*p wm.V'���������Qldoasfi Record.  I Four   and   a half per   cent  on  . First Mortgage Loan.  ! If you have money out at two to  four per cent, write to the uuder-  signi'd who can place your money so  it will net you t'ciir and orre half per  Lent on fit-jt-cla-i-city property where  the insurance on the property will  otivei* the full amount of loan.  The people of ilie South are making  more money than the people of any  section ol' the union. Fruit growing  ��������� md truck t*iii"iiiiiirg*p**<y large profits  lrecau.se the Farmer gets his products  into market six weeks earlier than the  far-iii* i- of any i-tlrer- .section. Rice  growing, sugar cane growing and the S  making ol' sugar-, cotton growing  In ing to tlte tanners huge returns  a-id these crops are sure. No droughts  to cause a failure. Where people are  miking money is the place to loan for  sure and sale rei urn of principal and  interest.  I give as reference Hon. Walter  Clark, Chief Justice of Supreme Court  for- North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C;  Mr. Joseplms Daniels, Editor Daily  Xews and Observer, the leading daily  in North Carolina, Raleigh; Mr. John  li. Sharp, Treasurer Seaboard Ail-  Line Railway, 'Portsmouth, Va., and  .Mr. E. H. Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript, Boston, Muss; If you  want, any information about the  South, its lands, water powers, best  place to spend winter, etc., as well as  loaning money, write me ��������� antl I will  isliiillv' replv. Address John Tl  Patrick, Pinebiuff, N. C.  UNION  CAFE  Goomiow &'Vincent,-Pkops.  East of Imperial Bank.  OPEN ALL   DAY AND   NIGHT  FINEST CAFE IN  REVELSTOKE  ���������������������������������*>������������������������������������<!��������� -  WOOD  FOR SALE  r.IRCH -S5S.OO  '   FUR    ���������$4.50  H Ell LOCK���������S4..50  CEDAR���������S3.50  Apply to  A. Cowie  "   CITV RESTAURANT  l'irst  Street.  -^-t>*t>������������^ ���������������������������������������������������������<������*������������  .**.*   THK   COl'XTV   COURT   OF KOOTENAY.  110I.DI--N AT HI5VELSTOKK.  Ir; tlie matter of Thomas Tollifsnir. deceased,  tuul  In tin* matter of the "Official Administrators' Act,"  daluil (ith day of January, A. Ii., 1901.  Upon rend'urf: the affidavit of Ouorge. S   McCar-  i r it is onlereil. that tle'irue S. .**���������! cCn-rter, Official  ���������.���������Itiiiiiistr.'iloi- for part of tin* County of Kootenay.  Ii.ill he administrator of all   anil singular the  state of Thomas Tollif.son,  deceased, antl  that  utice of this order lie nuhlished in 4 issues of the  -vi'litok ��������� Herald nuw-pniii-r published at lluvel-  toke, 11. C.  " .1. A. l-'OUIN,"  .T.  IN" TIIE COUNTY COURT OF KOOTENAY,  HOLDEN AT KEVELSTOKE.  In the matter of Robert Taylor, deceased,  and  'n the matter of the "Official Administrators'Act,"  dated (Ith day of January, A. I).. lS'lM.  Upon reading the attidai-it of Frill C. Elliott, it  !s ordered, that George .S. McCarter, official ad-  ���������linistvator for part of the County of Kootenay,  hall he administrator of all and   sitmular the  state of Robert Tavlor, deceased, and that notice  ���������f litis order be published ill 4 issues of the Revel.  -toke llerald'ire������-spaperpitblisliciU:itJ{evelstoke,  ''   ' "J. A. FOR1N,"  J.  NOTIE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply In the Chief  ���������iorinnissiorier of Lands and Work.', for a special  -icenco to cut and carry away timlier from the  iiilliiwiii','  described  lands:  Comnrcirchrrt at a post marked "A. M. Hyatt's  initial post," situated on tlie&wost bank of the (nl-  inuliin river In the Northern liottnilary of  Township 4. llig liend and running wesUO chains,  thetice north 100 chain.-, thence east 10 chains,  hence south 100 chains to place of commencement.  Dated Dec. .lOtli, 1!KB.  A. SI. HYATT.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given thattliirtyilaysafterdtit**  I intend to apply' to the Chief Cotinn'ssioner of  Land* and Works for aspecial licence to cut and  carry aivay timlier from the following descrihed  land's.  Cornmen 'ing at a post situated on the east hank  of the Columbia river at thc Northern Boundary of  Township 4, Big Rend and marked "A. si. Hyatt's  initial post,-* running east 40 chains, thancc north  H30 chains, thence west 40 chains.. I hence south 100  chains to place of commencement.  Dated Dei-. ''Oth, 1903.  A. SI. HYATT.  M-KN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  Atrial and beeenvin.-ed that it will give result;*  ������������������ure nt*! lasting. 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".-���������   y M ���������'-''���������-..STr-'8 5  .'.<      L' 'si>*.-id ii*     --in si -ii ,-j-vjfy f  OUR JOB DEPABTMEif  for   turning   out ;Fir.ot-Ciaf3s  prices and pur customexs al  and you will know the rear:c.ii  as  every facility  Work at right  return.     Try Us  tti: /:rr^S-ca&-/^0-Bi6cSTK-2  The Reves  Railway  $2.00  PER  ANNUM   IN   ADVANCE  $2.00 ������������������: ti  ^ The End of Desire.  BY ROI-.ERt" MI.'.:RICK.  HE had had ninny strong de-  aires in   his  life, And God  iriiii  given   liim  joy  of  his  desires    in    full    measure,  more   than   is   the   fortune  of   most   men.     Being   arr  ���������animal   healthy   in   all    parts,   he   Iind  i-uovrn the keen zest or" appetite, nnd hc,  hid  never   become  s-icd.  using liimsclt j --"Of-r-* _ai.a-.yt-r _oii(; a not hor in  Ine  and his pleasures wisely with the irr  frinctive restraint of uneorriipt blood  Nevertheless he. had turned hither anil  'thither, back and furlh upon the earth  Tir, the pleasant errand4 of this life, and  ���������enoh avenue trod by him touched a now  ���������*vj-*t������. of quick desires. There wag no  <e:i& to his joy.  He hsd dealt kindly with whomsoever  ihe had crossed in the pursuit of his muni-  "fold desires���������of that kindness, born ol  good food and drink well digested, that  *-.>k*M pleasure in the Riving of it and  T)e!ieve������ that all m.-n thirst alike for  joy. Moreover, from the beginning, he  tpud done the work Appointed for him,  ������-*d he had done it with a cheerful will.  Taut little was asked of his hands was  beyond his concern. lie accomplished his  "tasks joyfull}-, and an easy labor yielded  ���������������!>nndnnee, even riches. Tints states and  ���������climates furnished him with their beat  xri'lights; the cycle of the year was too  "brief  to  hold   them  all.  Hence it follows that he was much  -loved and envied, placed high ill the es  ��������� ���������������������������"si. of other men. ami given of thei*-  le-st in mittcr and spirit. Tho errjoy-  i*.i*nt of lhi3 pleasant, fortune caused hint  ������������������st? rare moment? even to envy himself,  -s-.l to wonder that tlte sojourn on tlris  f-ii-ih, Hi-spoken of by many, should have  ���������si.Vwed .-s'fh a smiling face to hrm. Bul  1:ii> rarely; for he wn;i not given to re-  li-'-rion. To live, with him,'was to de-  <=;:-i. and to desire was io satisfy. Thu.-:  ri- iived in i-n .unbroken circle, and re-  i".-i was pushed ever further away, be-  y- ",;i the distant years.  So it Kent wllh hiru  for a long time  " -en one day he fell ii! of 11 fever, and  ������  .*--=���������  ie;  fir-.i!   kirn-elf  in   the  neat,  cool  !������������������:..11 ci a ho: pital.    He could remember  71 ..thing since I he day he had walked last  :���������   ";c   city   with  s-.'inc   friends,  and   Ire  **     tii the iiiii;,.' lo him  to question her.  ii s ,iye happening to rest upon Im hand.  "���������-   :ch   -lay   white   arid   nerveless   beside  I  -a.  he  demanded  a mirror.    The nurse  J   -o   one -before  his   face,   for   he  could  ji,., stretch forth his arm to take it; and  Fjx.ftst the glassy .surface, of the mirror  t" saw a strange  man, one  with. deep,  ���������siir.kon,    misty    eyes,  pallid     face    and  F'irunkea neck.   A long, thick mustache  s3r.3-._jed,  heavily  at   either  side   of   the  sunken mouth.  iKe would have turned himself to thr  "wa'll, but lacked the strength. Within  ���������t''< hard surface of the mirror there hae!  lurked an image, pnle and wan: he knew  that lie had seen the end of desire! Pi  he lay in the bare and silent room, hi>  ���������e-es "fastened to the di.stantj ceiling  When the doetor came and found hint  1*. mer with vacant eyes al rest upotv the  e. riinir. he greeted lhe 3iok man jovially  .'���������������������������i pressed "nis hand with friendly  wirmth.  "W'e shall have you out soon!" he e\  claimed.  ifut   the sick   man. his  eye falling  o"  -J-i>  thin hand  in : the  doctor's  poweriV  ������-:. remarked indifferently:  "It seems very empty."  "'What���������vour stom.'.cit':" joked the doe  tor.  "So. no; my- arm. Can't you see? Ar--  j"u empty, too. doctor?'1  -You must sleep," the doetor respo:*.;'  ������d hastily.  "I ara* not tired,"'lr*..? sick man a:'  swerec. "I'seem io liave -lept a gre-.'i  ���������dell. But i .>;n empty���������like a vast jar  a  cool anil quiet 5:ir."  The doetor smiled, and glanced at th  patient's chart.  "-And this room is empty!" the sic!  T?-..n continued. "The shadows stall  Th:e!c snd forth aeros-��������� the eeiiittg. an.  tie air dances. Do ycu not feel hov  ���������- "ply it is? Are the streets arid tie  ���������."���������.m outside, also, empty?''  But ths doctor hid slipped away Wit'  -i  -"vord to (he rntrsi*.  The patient lay in the pleasant stUenec  -af the empty r.vjm and thought of nothing, for a number of days, content with  t.i* ceiling tinJ the empty shadow-  r'i:h������r askinj quest ions nor heeding  "tiio-e about him. The shrunken frame  1- tan ;o fill once more with flesh am!  >'!"od, but tire eye remained within the  c-'"iot of the dark brow;, and would nol  .uok forth.  'i>ne   night,   ss   ie   lay   there   awake.  T'i'her .thinking nor drcJtninif, he he.trii  "T^fiTiWd la't"<-'r=STr:j  irom tO enfrlHor~A~aT  -orber .wrro'.vf-.rl eroan.  ���������"Someone i- dying." he -*sid to himseli  ���������crl-niy.  A nurse passed thr.-uir'n the corridor  -opened and closed rr door, and again tin  "hour? begun btOMdirirjIy tin-ir travel to  -ward :he dawn. .)u-t n- llio '.'ray light  *B.-.is coming over the eeiiing thc nur-e  .   ������r.*-,cT������d  thr room.  "*-Sonteime hns died?" he a-ked.  The pale and weary girl started at thi  t]ir<--'tion and dropped the glass she held  "Someyne his ju-i died?" he repeated  "*rrt-TiuiJry. "Vou have been with him  -y---i\t- he ilietl. tin*! have ju-t now comi*  Crr-or  hint?"  "Yes." .-he itdmitt-vl, the tears utart  i"2 frum her eye*. **Ves-, another one to-  ���������'!'_'"(���������". A rui to-morrow, that is to-dav  1'.���������-e will !��������������� another���������many, many oth-  ������t'     It ii���������iiw-ful."  Sh? !>-*::'. her tired head upon her arm  ;������^-d resred lie-ide the window; her tear������  ���������!".��������� ~ed g-nt!y.  ���������'���������Vsy do yon rare?" the sick man  .-uked cildlv. "Thev are content, no  <h :;!>".'*  "Tiiey are -omeiKi'iy.'s children," she  -ii*-wer'i.! -ofiiy. ".Somebody's fathers or  Ti'''".!?ei -.    T'ticy might   he mine!"  Tn th������ dr'.vn bv tlie open window he  ��������� ������������������nlil s"e !'������r li'_'trr.. li-'-rniile.  -���������?���������> you 'nave a  father and 11 mother."  3.--.. ���������*iiTerveii  id';.-.    "Wtu-i r are lirey?"  ~-.-,t iir.ine. verv  far awav."  '���������Why ddiiTTTiey  evune  ���������������������.  j-..  take yon homet"  "All they have to live upon is what i  send them, week bv week, and that i.<~  little."  At last he asked: "You desire it very  much? To go home? To see tin-in  againt"  "Oh!" She gave a little aspiring sigh.  :'Do yorr know the country! Where we  live among thc mountains there are l.'.ll  blue peaks, arid slil! valleys, and great  forests."  "Some desolate 9pot in the backwoods  hills,"   he  said   to   himself,  "where   thu  cr ei-  and the Hies btrr.z all day loir,  "Irr the spring," she' continued, her  eyes flashing, all weariness gone, "the  mountains nre covered with priiple llowers. They run like Unities up and down  the valley. And some morning you see  irr ths mist on the hillsides the pinky  branches of the peach trees. They are  ilke the dre3scs of a queen, so gay and  pink."  lier words stirred the man's memories  of forgotten scenes���������tropical twilights,  nights on the Alps, a great dawn in the  midst of the sea���������old pictures Hint once  filled his heart with joy rind wonder, but  tlrat lrurrg now like paintings out of  fashion in the disused galleries of his  soul.  "You nro overworked." he observed  when she was silent, dreaming of thnt  valley Ironic. "Get me my things," he  ordered suddenly j "my watch and purse.  They have a.udon theni away in that  drawer behind the door."  The little nurse brought his watch a ri tl  purse, fingering in childish wonder the  long, thin chain and the many rings and  seals.  'Tt is very beautiful!" sho murmured.  He took the heavy pocket-book from  -her, nnd with trembling fingers emptied  it   rrpon   the   bed.    His   hand   fastened  upon  a sheaf of banknotes.  "They look very old aird yellow," he  mused, fingering lire hills with curiosity.  "I must have lain hero asleep 11 long  lime! I remember gelling them tit. the  bank the day before*'-!' became ill. They  were bright and crisp enough then!" In-  laughed. "TIere," he exclaimed excitedly  almost roughly, "take lliis and go 111  once���������to-day. You can go to-day, can';  you?"  Ho thrust a thin, yellowish bill toward the little nurse. Site drew back, its  if frightened by his nitle energy, and Unready tears came to Iter eyes.  "Vou are good! So very good. But I  cannot  take  it."  She covered her eyes with her Jingor.-  iest the yelioiv banknote- might temp:  Iter sight.  "Whj* not? why not?" he panted.  '*ft's enough, isn't it? I mean enough to  take you there to the land's end where  Ihe flowers grow rill over the mountains?  And you want to go, don't you? You  said you've wanted "for two years to go  home. Two years! Uy God! To-want  anything for two years! What a  chance!"  She still drew away from his outthrusl  hand which held the trembling bill.  "I cannot take your money, no matter  how much���������I want it," she gasped.  "It is nothing,  child," he urged.    "A  hit of paper with marks, printed on it-  face.   You see there are others like it���������  .:iid I want none of them.   Come! It will  ake you there to the wonderful nioun-  tins and back, and you can get some  presents   for  your  people.     You   must  uke them something, of course."  He urged his gift gently, pleadingly:  "It.is only a bit of paper, n pass," he  uid; "and it h no good nt all unless you  ire the right oile, the one meant to have  :f,  and  then it "airlocks  everything.    1  liink you are the one meant���������it is your  ���������tss���������and it is no longer good for me,"  ;; ended with something like a groan,  '������������������o take your pass while vou  enn use  t." ".-.*���������  Still she held back.  '���������'Child." he pleaded further. "Do thi;  o give nre a bit of joy. There is noth-  :rg in this wide, wide world I want a.-  oii have wanted this for two year-  '-.tst think of it! Perhaps you coitl.!  ���������Hike me believe I was goiirg, too���������rnak'  ne believe I wanted to go. So. chilli  'im see it's not-hiiie but a kind deed t.  ne."  Tho face of the little nurse workei  ii'fvoiisly. Sho let her lingers fall fror  tefore her eyes, and looked eagerly ������-  he magic strip of paper. It itemed 1-.  ���������ring all the things she hud lo'nged fo,  nost and had seen afar off within th.  ouch of her hand. Her cheeks ilushet  ���������.���������ith desire.  "Arrd, child," the man added, perceiv  ng some possible woman's motive In thi-  'lesitation, "you need not think  that i  ,'ive  it.     It   is  your  pass,  and   it   ha-  ropped from heaven in your path thi-  Her Mit!"  sio:y  -.--���������:-  -non  told.    They  -,*  '���������<���������" i'"-"* ',  t t't-' h"'u>* "very f.ir awiiy.'  T.  ���������:������i   -'ie  h.-ir*  left  ;*';e'n   t w-.i yeiifs |>r-fi,r'*-  X  ��������� e*"Ti-** lo  lhe ei.'y !'���������:��������� work.    She  h.ul  V  :.g('d    u,   -  ������������������������������������   :.':;,���������    ii'-y'.       It-    wits   very  ���������v  .;���������.���������:������������������-: fit!. ;���������  'I  -..1:'!:   h * 1 *. (...itfiil 111:1!-iiy  ���������**  if   l-,)tl   ST!  ��������� it o:t!v !::"ii   the ln'_'!i  win  tc-  -.is 0: ������������������in.  l.o-;'?.'. 1.    Ami  the de-ii" i'  ���������-���������  -  "��������� i;e   .-ity  v ii -   ~*\ .ti'.itt cd   up   now   iit  "t  ���������r, -gr.'-.'U-r  I'-ire t'-i see Iter ii'inre again  ll  ,'���������.:";.' v '���������-'���������  c!t <'.:v siviii  th..' tireiigre dul-  .1::  .-?  f*-;'  her  W.lgc.  *'V,'-:cn   v. i  1  you go buck?    Soon?" ho  -V-  ���������ked  j"i!it*'  y.  ���������Tv -���������-���������I.e.   i-  another    year,   if   I   am  (/.  *,vj> .          ���������     11'  niiawereil   with  a   sigh,  and  .i;'gi ii   ':.".-  elf ftoin  the  window  where  ���������-  - '"ii'.etl.  iitte spring morning.   God, up aloft there,  i-as -felt-the^paasion^of-yo*!r=desire^a:'.iU  tnswered It.   Xot that t nm the kind o:  ��������� Messenger God might choose ordinarily."  ' e   hastened   to  add   with   a   whimsical  ��������� mile,    "fiut  they  say  He   uses   strung  nessengers   sometlmei.       And,   at     thr-  vorst. this messenger will not harm yon  my child."  lie patted her dubious hand meoirrag  tgly and smiled np nt her.    Tire quick  -oriing,   irresistible   de-ires   flushed   hc:  '.(ce. ond  left her speechless.    Suddenly  he fell  trpon her knees beside  thc hed  .nd   kissed   the   man's   hand   ind   criml  hildlsh  tears of joy and pain.  "Tut, tut, child," he said.    "You make  .0 lunch of it.   Tell me again how the  uisty   hills  look   whi a   the   pencil   trees  ���������!os.-om Ami, now, pull up the  had",    f  want   to sec if it  is the same  ���������ntdoors as always."  She obeyed him, and with a stanlod  lace, like one in full course of a dream,  .lent out and shut tire door. The iriur.  '.iy in the calm ioom, remote from every  -lesiro, and watched lhe sun creep up  ehe walls lo the ceiling.  lie thought that Clod had ordered the  eoinlitior.s of life very wisely, so thai  most of His creatures being poor and  .veak could get. the full s;i tisfaelion 01"  llieir desires onlv nt rare moments. A  two years' longing would make nli.ii-|i  joy! lie saw some wisdom in a world  of strife and want.  huSSI elever1y~benreeh his teem.  Finally the doctor came to him���������the  loctor who waj his friend���������and said  iheerllyr  "The spring is getting on. W������ must  urn you out of this and pack you away  0 your country place, and let you watch  jhe blossoms open. You're all fit, my  rlend, only a little burned out by that  luick fever."  Then it was arranged that he tthould  ���������eturn to his pleasant country home be-  ���������ond the city, and tlrat a young interne  if the hospital should make him a long  dsit, to "-cep him company and watch  iver him.    The  dny  before ho  was  to  cave for good  tho cool, placid hospital  00m ho was wheeled out upon the ter-  rnco beside tho wirrg of lire building that  he might sniff the .May tonic in the nir,  and gain strength beforo taking his journey.    There,  upon   the  terrace,  he  saw  many  patients  from  the   public  wards,  convalescents,   lying  iir   long   chairs  or  nhufllinir to and fro.    Tlrey were drcstsed  In  motley blanket wraps, arrd  the men  wero   unshared.      When   the    stranger,  gracefully  dressed   nnd   freshly   shaved,  wns wheeled among them, the convales-  :ents stared nt lrinr with languid, invalid  curiosity;   nnd  lie   stared   back  with  a  fleeting thought  upon  tho irony of unequal distribution,    thrusting    its face  among tho sick nnd feeble.  His eyes rested upon one immovable  bundle huddled in the shelter of the wall.  An old, wrinkled and painful face  emerged at tho top of tire bundle. Tho  man's eyelids opened nnd shut automatically, and his breath camo feebly, with  much effort.   He was a consumptive.  A young girl, with a flaming bit of  ribbon on her hat, had come to visit him  ���������doubtless a daughter. Her vivid, restless eyes followed the stranger rather  than the consumptive's bloodless; face.  He watched her with understanding, uncritical eyes. He knew that she turned  to life and sought to avoid the look of  death. Soon she .went, and the stranger  spoke to the consumptive.  "This is fine weather for us all," he  said.  "It makes���������no difference. It is^���������all  the���������same," gasped tho consumptive  f-pasmodieally.  "Oh," ho replied good-naturedly, "tomorrow you will feel differently."  "Even they say that no longer. I care  not."  "Your daughter, oh? You would not  leave that pretty girl alone���������"  The consumptive's Iip3 trembled, and  'he interrupted shrilly:  "She will go as her mother went. I  cannot snve her!"  Between gasps he told his fear3 to the.  sympathetic stranger. This daughter,  the sole child of a weak woman who had  abandoned her arrd him, was now unfolding the meretricious bloofn of her mother. . ���������'������������������ ���������   '  "But she must even take what lies'inside her," the consumptive ended indifferently.   "I can do no more now."  "Suppose someone should take your  place? Should do for the girl nil that  can be done? Give her a good home and  start her well?"  For a moment the sharp-set features  of the consumptive relaxed, and his eyelids stayed open.. ; **  "Sho might be saved!" he  whispered.  "But who can do that now?"  "II" the stranger exclaimed.  "You?"  the   consumptive asked  won-  deringly.    "Why,   why   do  you���������    Air  well, I don't know.    She must suffer as  all do in this life." ���������'-..;..    -'���������.'._  The momentary pairsion died from his  face, and lie sank back numb.    Soon hi*  loused himself and said complainingly:  "The sun has gone���������I am cold. Why  doesn't someone wheel me into the sun  :way from this cold'wall?"  The stranger moved him gently into  the sunlight, perceiving that illness had  mercifully.simplified life for hira and re-  .'uced his desires to a few that might  easily be satiatied.  That night the consumptive died, in  .treat peace, the breath fading from hire,  easily*. The stranger, as Ire left th;  iiospital, a-sked to see the dead one. Tire  nody lay in the morgue���������a cold, whit-:  room.  . "Here, again," thought the man, while  he gazed at the composed features ti',  ;he corpse, "God has ordered wisely thi'-'  ���������liflrcult matter of breaking with life. He  takes from us each desire, one by one:  ind leaves us with a eiirri vacancy or  ��������� oritent, unmoved by the tenderest pa--  -ions of our hearts. And this great git:  of peace, He gives at last gencrouslv to  all!"  Nevertheless, there was the living woman to be cared for by living Hands.  ���������wow -tie" felt the IIS or air trudi~ooin-  aion belief: that was not life. The ���������robber must be tracked and punished, but  not because hate would be appeased. Tire  drunkard must be nursed and shielded,  but not for the sake of pnst feasts.   And  "���������wily,-ytr.   sirs'tt "He-urtrnn; be, es  rarely beautiful, and she has a  heart,  too, as big as the land we live in!"  MTell me," hla host urged gently. "I  believe I am getting an interest in hearts,  as a collector. Can you match my  drudge?"  The young doctor flashed a scornful defiance at his host's comparison, but  yielded to his own wish to tell of her.  She was the one most admired in tiro  little town where ho hnd grown up and  where his parents lived. For her favor  he hnd hoped and struggled against ninny  competitors through thc years nt college. Others wero richer than hc, and  all more light-hearted and companionable, lie admitted; but hc hnd won her  nway from them.    SI range fortune that  he related reverently!    In him she hud        _..  seen something to love, ami he bore his j Christian of J)cnniark never tires of tef������  head more loftily for that.   This he had J ing as a good joke orr royalty occurred  ���������when he and his oldest son, the Crown  -S.-I       -,1 , ---������������������- ���������   fSn���������cdMafy  General "Phil" Sheridan w������������ at one  time asked at what little incident did he  laugh the most. "Well," he said, "I do  not know, but I always laugh when I  .  , ���������^ ....v���������,  ./utv x m-ii&ya ruugn wnen  j  o-ood deeds must be done by the idle and   think  of   the  Irishman   and   the  army  full-hunded, but secretly, and  -ot for the I mule.    I was ridinc down the line mm  glory and thc esteem Ihey migjit bring.  "Where in it all, in this fabrro of Fate,  did he come?" he asked himself faintly.  A������-l   I.-   1    --��������� * '   ���������  1 And he knew not nnd cared less, for he  1 had come to the Knd of Desire, which is  the Beginning of Wisdom.  Royalties Who Didn't Look Royal.  According to Hrolf Wisby, irr the "Independent,"  an     incident    which   King  known for n year.  The host refrained fronr asking questions, although he knew that more was  behind   the simple   tale.    -Meantime  he  thought of the oddity nf men, who strive  with  one another  for  women, and  are  proud  to carry nway the prize as at a  county fair���������the prize of thc hour, that  nnrst fade nrrd grow less year by year!  When   this young   man's  country   belle  had reached the ripeness of her powers,  the mother of his children, would it not  seem strange to hrm to look  back  and  know that he had sought her, in part nt  least, because she had been the prize of  his day?    In love, it seemed, as in all  else, tho worth of tho thing desired wasi  largely lent to it by public esteem.    So  merchants  stock  their  stores,  and   few  customers give tlrem  tho lie and refuse  their goods.   So brave young men strive  for tho Helen of their city nnd of their  day, and count it  honor  to  carry  her  away.  But   he   wns   too   wise    to   tell   his  thoughts, and the young man cleared-hi  throat nnd answered expectations.  _   "Yes, I  suid  she had  a   heart!  She  III.  "Spring ln a pleasant land, among the  'rees, above a broad river! What more  can man dream of?"  5*n-pondoreH r.h������--idIo -invalid- -pne-in  knows I want to marry lier more than  anything in the world, but she wants ittr  to go abroad and study, do thnt work J  was tolling you about the other day, and  not tie myself down first.  "But I don't know. She isn't very  happy at homo, and two years is n lone  time, nnd I could start right in there  at home and make a living from the first.  It's hard to tell whicli is best."  Generally   speaking,   that     was     tin  truth,  his kindly  hose reflected, deeply  interested in lhe old conliict between Iht  ideal of fame and tho ideal of home. Tht  young doctor was one of those who thei:  elders say havo "a future."   Tho younv  man knew it, and the thought of thai  had comforted him many 11, dreary day  in the exclusive .Eastern hospital when  tho unknown doctor who had no'fnmil*.  :name that chimed when anyone spoke -it.  had been made to feel that it was better  to be born to a good name in this life  ! though you be n fool, than to be a genius.   Now, should he demonstrate to tin  ���������supercilious  that   he   was  a genius,   01  imarry and get his comfort and happiness  ;which  lay   three   hundred   miles, south.  : southwest in a little river town of Penn  jsylvaniaf ���������  ������������������'   The young man's  brows knit,  as hi  ��������� eyes   searched  the   dark    Sphinx,   Urn  .'knowing beast who never answers!  "    "I should do as she says," the host.1nil'-  '���������������������������i3cd cautiously.    "Faine will not prie'  "you far, but she will!"  !    A revelation of existence, as the mill  i'itince of atoms in obedience to the ���������ca'..-  iof the mothers of the race, crossed hi  .'fancy.   Evidently the thing to downs ti  I da nee hard, and* win one of the mother  j of the race nt the end.  "If I could  only- take  her  over, tor  ��������� But I shall have to borrow the money 1-.  ,.iak*r myself over, even!"  '   15j did not know what a temptation hi  '.vas placing before his kindly host:   Tin  'hUter itched for his checl'-book; a mont.'i  1 hefore, when he had spoken .with the Iii  ?t!e nurse, he would have yielded incon  *-;:derate!y with  the crude wish,to make  ,'iiore joy.   Now he refrained, wisely, de  islining   to   interfere,  with   the -fabric, 01?  ; Fate until ire waa more sure of the re  _ j stilt.    The  world  hinged on that dance j  i;of atoms the young man-was about tc |  ���������mdertake. at "least for the young man  ;ft took wisdom to put a finger in the  loom and  reshape  tire fabric;   and  thi-  rich man,'who'had seen the end of de-  .-ire. began to doubt his Wisdom.  So   he   answered   gently:   "We   must  have her here to make n visit.   My sistct  ���������will write to her at once."  The young doctor's thanks rang ou!  Ijoyously.  "You" will make me jealous, sir, for she  will like you tremendously."  "Would" you marry a woman who  couldn't make you jealous?" his host  asked blandly.  Princo Frcderik, accompanied the Into  Cznr Alexander III. of Russia on a pedestrian torn* in Denmark. Weary of walking, they asked a peasiint to give theni  a rido homo, to which he assented. It  was evident from the peasant's manner  that he had no knowledge who were his  august passengers. The King made up  his mind to play a practical joke on tho  man, but ns it happened the man turned  the joke on the King. Nudging tho Czar  with his elbow, the King stud to the  peasant: "Good mnn, tell me have you  ever seen tho Orown Prince of Denmark?"  "Crown Pete? No," responded tho man,  his answer being a vernacular pirn on  tho Crown Prince's title; "but I know he  lives up there in lire castle," i  ���������TVell, I nm the Crown Princo of Denmark," announced, the holder of that  title, restraining himself from laughter  with grent difiiculty.  "And I nm the King of Denmark,"  supplemented King Christian, impressively.  "And I am the Czar of Russia," broke  in the late Czar with his'barbarous pronunciation of Danish, which on tho  tongue of the present Czar, Nicholas,  sounds like that of a native.  The peasant looked them over slowly,  one by one, with n mischievous eye, and  barely removing the pipe stem, ho said  in a slow, crooning voice:  "Weel-a-woel! If you're the Crown  Pete, and you're the King Bee, nnd that  is the Czarri 0' Uussiaiand, then���������I nm  the Iniperor o' Chinahl"  mule. I was riding down the line one  jay when I saw an Irishman mounted on  a mule, which wns kicking its legs rather  freely. Tho mule finally got its hoof  caught In the stirrup, when, in the excitement, the Irishman remarked, "Well,  begorra, if you're goin' to get on, I'll  get off."  While in England Henry Ward Beccher  was entertained by a gentleman who believed in spiritualism and way himself a  medium. One day ho asked if Beccher  would liko to talk wilh the spirit of his  father, Dr. Lyman Beccher. Jlr. Uoecher  replied tlrat it would please lrinr immensely. After tiro seance was over hn  was asked how it hnd impressed him, ut  which, with the twinkle in liis eye,  Beecher responded: "All 1 havo to say is  that if I deteriorate as fast for the lirst  ten years1 after I am dead us nry father  has, I shall be a stark-naked fool."  It is related Unit when he first visited  Ireland, Thackeray took a drivo on n  Dublin car some distance into the conn-  try. Alileatones had recently been erected  along the roads, and on each wns printed  tho number of miles, with the letters "fr.  P. 0.," distances being measured from  the general post-ofliee. Thackeray was  unaware of this, and in his thirst for information asked lire carman what tho  letters meant. The prompt reply was:  "God preserve O'Coiinell." . Thackeray  believed what he was fold, but the incident only appeared irr lire first edition of  his book.  Tho Manila "American" has discovered  "bite champion eireuhi'tiorr litur." He is  acting as editor of the "Thundering  Dtinvn," ������ Buddhist organ just started in  Tokyo., Here is his greeting to the public: "Tlris paper has come from eternity.  It starts its circulation with millions  nnd millions of numbers. The-rays' of  the sun, the beams of the stars, the  leaves bf the trees, the blades of grass,!  lhe grains of saiul, the hearts of tigers,!  elephants, lions, tints, men and women  arc its subscribers.' Tlris journal will  henceforth flow irr the universe as thu  rivers How and the oceans surge." i  Anecdotal.  It ia aaid that Mark Twain waa standing In a crowded street car, hanging to I  a strap, the other day.  As the car swung |  around a corner the strap broke, dump-'  ing him into  tho lap of a weH-drossed  woman.   The humorist arose arrd bowed.  "Madam," said ho, "this is the first time  the street car company ever conferred a  favor on me."  A missionary In China was endeavoring  to convert one of the natives. "Suppose  me Christian, me go to heavenT" remarked Ah Sin. "Yes," replied tho mis-  jionnry. "All lite." retorted the lientherr,  'but what for you no let Chinaman irrto  Arnelica when you let him into heaven?"  "Ah," said the missionary with fervor,  "there's no labor party in'heaven."  Abraham Benedict of tho New York  bar, tolls tho story of a young man who  entered a street ear with a dotr and attracted the nt.tenl.ion of nn Irishman,  "'ho enquired what kind of a dog it was-.  The young man replied: "It is a cross  between nn npo and an Irishman." "Then  we nre both related to it," rcspondsd1  the Irishman.  The teacher of a country school asked  Iris pupils one day if any of them could  tell him who Joan of Arc wns. Tho  question wns followed by profound silence. Some of the pupils stared nt the  teacher, and some turned and stared at  ono .another, as if seeking information  in the faces around them. Finally a boy  burst out with: "Oh, yes, I know; she  was Noah's wife."  Once, when they were talking literature, Mrs. Isobel Strong said to Bobert  Louis Stevenson: "At least you have no .  mannerisms." Whereupon Stevenson  took a copy of his own "Merry Men,"  which she was reading, out of her hands,  and read, "It was a wonderful clear  night of stars." "Oh," ho said, "how '  many, many times I havo written 'a wonderful clear night of stars.'"  I.i 1SSS an Englishman and his wife  were being driven about Ireland by a  rather melancholy jnrvey, who could see ���������  no silver lining to. tlie cloud overshadowing his country and his own particular  trade.   "Never mind, Pat," said the Eng-  Howa King's Heroism Won Him a Wife.  As is well known Ibe new King of Servia married  Princess ��������� Zorka, the-eldest  daughter of tho Prince  of Montenegro,  and his supporters in Germany aro now  spreading a story of his marriage which  is more romantic than    exact.      Peter  Karageorgcvitch   served 'as'a'volunteer  with thc Montenegrins during the Turk-  isth   wnr,   and   toward   the   end   of   the  ^struggle the Turks captured Prince Nicholas^ camp and carried off his daughter.  ���������/Peter at.once got together his follower!  ���������and started in pursuit.   Coming up with  ; the Turks  he attacked  thein  with  tlu  igreatest fury, ;and? with  his own?hand  I slew the; soldiers who were. carrying oil  ; the princess.   The Prince of Montenegro,  delighted at the rescue7 of his daughter,  ���������asked the gallant Peter how he could re*  I ward him, but Zorka, throwing herselI  iirrto her'father's arms, exclaimed, "Fath,  j er, let me be his reward!"   Princess Zor-  "(ka  had   before    hardly     known  Peter  j ICnrageorgeviteh, but his desperate valoi  i had made her fall violently in love with  i iiini, like a princess in a fairy tale. ���������.".  lishninn, "you'll lrave a grand time  When-a boy in Smviru, Justice David! V1'?" l,"-\Slve "'ou "ome ".*.y" . "''"  ���������J. Brewer of the United States Supreme' (*iul; .P*-. ',!im,.or* aml /", U'"l!~(������.r..n  Court, once paused to -.peak to Ailiib. a! ���������������K .Why for n week?" 'Dm all  scribe of Smyrna, on the highway. Ad-i tho S"1*1"** to t,,c bollt' 1*������sw,!ri;'1 ll*t*  jib's robe was as while a-? snow, "but j A*good story is told of Professor .Tebb  fhero was a hole irr it.   "Thore is a hole ' of Oxford.   In the classroom iiuitteiliatc-  your robe, Adjib," Justice Brewer snid  'I know it," Adjib replied. "If yoi.  : know it why don't you darn it?" Brewer  ' tslced. "For tho sake of appearances,''  : Adjib answered; "n hole may be an uc-  ; cident of the most recent happening. A  i hole will pass upon a king, a noble, or  ���������i the most rich and powerful person. Bul  I������-.-darn is the' sign of poverty. There is  '.���������10 setting around it, no misunderstand-  ���������liig it. I cannot afford to wear a dome,  .robe."  i:- y- ..i  ! A pair of ffigh tencd horses were dash  ���������ing madly down the street. The coach  Han ?wns -sawing tit the reins, and tin  ��������� 'itrriage was swaying from side to side ir  I t dangerous fashion. Tho occupants 0.  I ho vehicle, an elderly'woman, noted fo-.  I ter extreme parsimoriiousness, and he.  I netty niece, gnve no outward signs o:  j  ear;  but just ns the horses enure to 1  i  ?'  Persian, Stories.  II.  He my (here content for some dnys  .'orrgfr. Tin* little nurse, with hat on  iter he,ul ,i::i! traveling b:ig in her h.tntl,  slipped i.i'n liis room lo say good -by,  'ittl ii:ii'i::g in'.-. li.J-t down, kivsed hi-; li:t-  ?rer,s gett! iy insfcud. Litter, men of bud-  "(���������--1 carne tn see him tuul asked this nnrl  sii:!gfs(,.il that; invariably he nodded  his head and smil'il. It -corned lo him  tlint they made much of nothing, bul he  was einirlcoii.-dy grateful to l.hcni for  their kindly in teres I in the trivial. Yet  iio in:g,-it have rerrininht'ied the da.v.-t  ,vli'*:i he found sortie r.ie.inirig in the commonest acts of liie business dny, ami  trotted hack and forth among men  with  hack and forth between the tulip-beds of  his garden. What more? He carried arr  open letter, written in a childish scrawl.  Some Hne3 glowed and quickened hi-r  blood. "The rhododendron flames like  firs over the mountain-sides, nnd the-  peach blossoms are like perfumed j/ownci"  It ended with a shy girl's bit of sentiment: "I hope they will give me my old  ivnrd at the hospital: it wil! not be so  lonely there, when I go back next  month."  The  pleasant  smile  on  his  face  faded  quickly us he thought: "She is near tiie  end of her candy now, and another box j  will   never   seem   so   good'as   that   one  When   she   goe-i   back   to   the   hospital j  round, her heart will be warm for a few '  days, and itien she will, like all the rest,  try to get -'iiough fun to make the work  gO   d0V> .!.'''  He. tit/it.-.i to the agreeable young Interne, who j, .13 also strolling in thc garden. "Viy friend, read this nnd tell me  whnt yu: make of the girl."  "Ah,' the interne answered, rapidly  si-:annin<i the writing, "the little, drudge  ���������that's'whnt the nurses called her. Not  very clever or attractive."  "An ttrio: tractive, dull woman has no  right   in e-- isf.?"  "T   ������"/>'.1.-:e.   not���������ultimately   the   variants from the  type will  lie extinguished.  I nieai-i  ti.if (.'(implex, type wc call rt  national  i.leai   -in inftt.lers of pes selection j  varied,  Inn   singularly   tenacious.     When |  thill, ,'linrt'trrtinii   lakes place, I  think���������" !  "l-'iiend" -liis host w.'ivid a hand dis-  tr-ietr-oiv���������"spar" in'. You clever youngsters di-s.'-rihe t.ite iini-ei^c in a hideom  vocnbt.'l.'iry. You call it .--eicnee, ajni  wois'i'-i it. It. is 11 (li-ciise. My lii.'!e  flrii.-lg" has a heai I.; .-.iho feels and sees  thirrgs; slie de.-ites! f.-:n'l. thai, belter  than a ripe figure ami a smooth skin���������I  liit'eri foi' the rice, my hoy. for tho race?"  The young inlcrif' smiled indulgently  nt liis host's foolery, nird lingered n letter of his own, one of many that ho re-  i-oived.  "I'l'i-'utips," eonlirtiieil his host, "you  lmvc iltiily cvit'firi* to fortify yenr mind  ngaiiir.l.  ine?"  'The evening glow lay upon the valley  aL-their f������e*,^fiiling-iuavitiVpeacc���������T11 stj  one disturbing element in the scene wn-  the evening train winding its way slowly  irp grado from the distant city, benrirt"  messngps arrd fruits out of the turmoil.  At the height of the grade it stopped and  puffed a while, and then passed on  around thc hill to other horizons.  The two men thought their thought-  each to himself. ��������� The young doctor  dreamlly fancied his fair Helen queening  it in the little river town; he pictured  her here In this comfortable mansion. He  pictured her in his arms, and the world  held not one thing more for hiin.  But the older man, dreaming in the  exquisite evening peace, recalled that on  thc next day he must return to the city,  which seemed to him now to be a. very  caldron of hell. They wrote him from  the city that some men whom he hud  trusted, taking advantage of his Ion"  absence   from   his     usual     haunts,   bntl  '��������� With the Persians the writing ol  : poetry and beautiful and ...witty' say-  lings is described as the "threading ol  pearls." The student of the Persian Ian  guage finds, stories, many of tlrem ;as  old as the world,? but clever and instinct  with character. In tho "St. James Ga-I  ������������������ette" a student gives the following from  the literature of the land of "Tho Lion  nnd the Sun."    " .  One day a certain tyrannical king  came alone without the city walls, ami  saw a man sitting under a tree.  The  king  asked,  "The   ruler   of   this,  kingdom: is he a tyrant or a just man?''  Tho  stranger  replied,  "A  very great  tyrant."  The king snid to the stranger, "Do yon  ' know me?"  He said, "No."  "I ������m the sultan of this kingdom," replied the king.  The man was overcome with fear, and  asked, "Do you know mc?"  The king- said, "No."  He replied, "I anr  thc son of a merchant, and  every  month  1  suffer  three  -id.iy3,^mitdncss.^-This������uitfortuniitelyj=hap-  pens to bo tho first of the three dnys."  The king laughed, and had nothing nt  ull further to sny.  There is a sitory of a certain poet  who came before a great man nnd  praised him very ornately. The rich  man was pleased, nr.d said, "Beady  money I have not; nevertheless thore is  in my granaries very much corn. If  you como tomorrow I will give yon  some."  The poet went to his own house, nnrl  on the morrow presented himself to his  patron.  The rich man asked hiin, "Why have  you come?"  He said, "Yesterday you promised to  give me corn. For this reason am I  come." "  The rich mnn snid, "A most wonderful  fool thou art. What yon said to mo  gave me pleasure.    What I hnve said to  tnird.stm the younger woman une.xpect  dly fainted..'-'-"I-wasn't frightened a bit,'  ;ne explained: afterward, "until, just at  |..vo rounded'that lust corner with thri'i  .> .vheels in the air, Aunt Caroline ex-  i .'lairned, 'I'd give n dollar to be out 0.  ; - Iiisl*' I knew the. case must be serior:-,  ��������� f Aunt Caroline was beginning to risl  ' lollnrs in that fashion."  ly above hisi own Professor Vuittih lectured on logic. One day the peroration  of the professor of logic was greeted  with such rapturous applause that it  brought down some pieces of coiling in  Ure room below. As the bits of plaster  dropped about his room Professor Jcbb  quietly remarked, ."Gentlemen, our premises will not support the conclusion of  the professor of logic."  cheated   him, and   were  endeavoring  to j you equally  pleased yoir.     Why,    then,  ,_,._    -     ..:il    1 .    -a   i~:-    '.it:.    ,  .\ l.������   r   .."..-       . .,,  take a still larger part of his wealth.  Moreover, a friend whom he had loved  for years, and with whom he had shared  some joyous* fea,ts, had lately fallen inte  n vice that was eating the lifo out of  him. Furthermore, certain men had appealed to him to help them in k. good  not���������nn act that would be good for al!  their fellows without one jot of self-gain  or sell-glory to any ono of them.  He hated to leave the. blessed peace of  his valley. He remembered with wonder  how In the years gone from him he  would hove lenpt up to revenge himself  upon (.hose who had cheated liim, and  would  have  pnrsired   Diem   with   tlte cx-  . iilt.nrit ferocity of 1111 Apache.    That was  life,   hc   would   hnvo   paid.     Anil   ho   ro-  | irienihered how ho had drunk with his  friend very many pleasant wines, each  drop of which hid turned to rank poison  and corrupted tluit friend's mind and  body. Thnt wns life, he would have  '.'tid, and tossed a light word about the  cttine of heredity. .' d ho remembered  that Iro had never do-e in all his life an  unrequited net for his fellows, without  tho expectation of prrtiso arid social payment; for such was life, ho would havo  snid���������n bargain and n salo between man  should"! give yorr corn?"  The poet was covered with shame, and  departed.  Work and Longevity.  John Clemens, who ia ninety-seven  ycnr������ old, says that work is the greatest  promoter of long life. lie is still littlo  and hearty, nnd looks back over 11 lifo  well sprinkled with misfortunes with  Hal.iafnctiorr and contentment. He ������lill  works, and says lie hopes to work for n  'rood marry years more. Ilia rules for  long life are simple, nnd, lis explained by  him, nro us follows:  Work is the key to n long life.  Work   Is   nntiir.il   cxerolsc.  Work creates a  natural appetite.  Work brings restful sleep.  Work  fortifies  against disease.  Work brings happiness nnd prosperity.  Knt wilh  modern I inn.  Kat whenever you are hungry.  Kal. who!o-*omi"  food.  Eat seasonable vegetables.  Drink wha lever yon wish, moderately.  Never drink  to oxc038.  Avoid excitement and lnte hours.  2Vji, :,. '. ;- -   La2.al?'. i-i ri-*-."r:,tU*.s.  A young couple with matrimonial in  ; 'orrt, fresh from the green fields of-tlich  -! rural homes, went recently  to tlie par  rionago of a clergyman in Maryland. Tin  , nuntiar knot   wa-r  lied.    In   the   pnu-t  which followed the newly-made Benodie:  . looked embarrassed ns he fished about ir  ilris trousers' pockets as if looking  foi  . something.   "What's the price?" he linni  My blurted out.   "The State allows rne ;���������  i dollar," said the clergyman, "but���������"anc  : paused.   Some pauses nre moro elcquenl  ��������� than   words..    Evidently   this   was   not  "Woll,"  finally renrarufd the groom  a:  he handed the astonished divine a qnar  " ter,'"if the Stato allows you a dollar.  - take this and the job will have net ter.  : you a dollar and a quarter.   Good day."  It was the custom of a certain minis  ter when dining at the homo of one o>  his best friends to  consume a glass ol  milk and  then, witlrorrt  nrore ado, fal.  to and enjoy the spread, whicli was always  elaborate  when  he was expected  One day when tho minister wns scheduled  to appear, instead of the foamy glass ol  rrrjlk, __deIieious = nnd_croainy,_his-friend  placed   beside  hia plate   agood,  stout  rich glass of milk punch, so clearly ami  cleverly prepared that it resembled nature's concoction to a nicety.   The dinner hour duly arrived, and after a short  blessing the minister seized his glass and  quuffcif.   Not a tremor, not a move, not  tin exclamation, did he inake, until tha  beverage was consumed, nnd then he exclaimed,  ns he   pushed   the  glass  from  hint,   cloyed   his  eyes  and   Binacked  his  lips: "Jhl a glorious cowl"  Iu Arizona, when a man buys a thousand head of steers, it is customary to  allow him a ten per cent. cut. Old Col-  onrl Cray was selling a train "load to a  young C.ilifoirriarr who knew his business, and, though nothing had been said  nbout the cut, lhe buyer was making tho  accustomed selections, when the colonel  happened.along in an ill-humor, and forbade any further choice; whereupon "the.  young mail lefused to take the cattle.  The irate colonel. awore a great oath,  loaded his steers, and started for Nevada;  but finding no sale for tlrem there, ho  swore some-more.and took his train to  Colorado, then lo Kansas, nnd then to  Nebraska, mUil he had spent the worth  of his entile in transportation, and had  loaded and 1 unloaded until they looked  like n famine in a dry land. At last in desperation he began selling a few at 11 I  time,    /.rr   old   farmer  from  the.  plains  Congressman Charles N. Fowler of  New Jersey tells n. story of a small boy  who was over supplied with green apples.  "I hud gone to seo one of my constituents down in Union County," said the  Congressman, "itnd found liim trying; to  give some medicine to a young son who  had eaten too many green apples, vluic  a Christian Science neighbor was assuring the boy that thero was nothing at-  rll the matter with him. 'I think, I  ought to know,' groaned the boy. 'I  guess I've got inside information.'"  At a banquet after the. overwhelming  defeat of "Shamrock TIL" Sir Thomas  r.ipton said: "You Americans are ltnrd  !o bent; You remind.-me'of the Scotch-,  man who came up to London and was  set upon by two highwaymen, whom ho ���������  so unmercifully mauled that by thc  time they had overcome him they wero  about ready to go to the hospital theirr-  soh-03. And they only found tuppence  in his pocket, whereat one of them said:'  ���������It's lucky, Bill, he didn't 'ave sixpence.  If he *ad, 'e'd a killed both of us."*  A'.well-known- churchman of Memphis  ���������the late Dr. Patterson���������used to take  pleasure .in relating several good ones on,  himself. One of his favorites ���������concerned  a generous-hearted but rather wild young  friend in whom the reverend gentleman  took a special interest. The climax was  reached one day when the doctor was  Walking along the street and suddenly  came upon the young man as he stng-  ���������gercd out of a cafe. "George, George,'  drunk: again," , sighed the scandalized  priest. The answer was quite as unexpected as it wiis unsteady. "Thash all  right, (Jpctor; so'm I."  An   anecdote   which   has  lately   been  _'olng thc rounds in British official circles concerns the memorable experience  of a certain member of Parliament dur-  '-ing=the=last^year^of������Quccn=Victoria's-=  reign.     Tlie  statesman   in   question   is  not one of those who are most firmly  convinced of the benefits of total abstinence, and the evening of a certain public  function   nt   which ��������� royalty   was   to   bo    -  present found him in a condition which  would not have been edifying to the supporters  of  that   movement.    The   late  Queen wns receiving the guests of honor,  nnd it was necessary that the convivial  M.P. should be presented with the rest.  As   he   approached   his  sovereign,   Victoria extended her hand for him to kiss.  Hut   he   did   not   kiss   it;   instead,   he    .  grasped and shook it with vigorous enthusiasm, while he scrutinized her fnco  with grave perplexity.   "Your face, madam," he observed, "is perfectly familiar  to me, but I'm blowed if I can remember  your name I"*  An amusing story is told of Phil May,  the late famous cartoonist of the London "Punch," and an English conjurer at  a fair nt Stratford-on-Avon. Phil waa ,  watching thc very clever gentleman who  was wrapping up sovereigns and half-  crowns in pieces of paper and selling.  tlrem for two shillings. The "sharp" had  a beautiful face���������such a face ati Phil  May loved to draw. So he sketched him  furtively. But the gentleman saw him,  and made a speech forthwith. "If thnt  there eclebrited portrit painter with tho  e  can't  hold -'em.    They'll run forty mile  and climb aboard  themselves."  Intelligence Personified.  Vicar of Country Parish (interviewing  new verger)���������Now, Mr. Jones, with regard to the collections. When there ���������'-���������  a sermon, I shall want you to make tho  collection immediately after;  and  when  Mr. ,'oniu fnnxioits |o appear intelligent)���������Yes, sir, I quite understand you,  sir; and when there is not a sermon, sir.  the collection takes p'aee immediately  oeforei  shouted. Phil, with a twinkle in his eye,  handed up the drawing. The conjurer  was delighted with lire sketch and pinned  it to the tail-hoard of his cart. With  another preTiniinrvy speech he threw,  three sovereigns, three half-sovereigns  and several half-crowns into a piece of-  paper,.screwed it up arid handed it to  the artist. "You'll be president of tha-  bloomin' K'yal Academy .'.ome dye, young  mnn," said he. "Here, catch!" "A bargain's a bargain," said Phil, walking off*  with the packet of gold and silver, whicTr,  when opened proved to contain two pennies and a half-penny; but Phil said  that it was thc most entertaining commission he had ever, been paid for.  1  v    .1 t."itf������aiMrn3^-.T������������ii ,y  '���������������>  ry  .5  Uncle GilesMHass Eye. |  IU  BY C. LANGTON CLARKE. jjj  NCLE GILES waa dying--dying  hard, and fighting desperately  for breath.  As I stood by his bedside  ^^ and looked down on his gaunt  ���������tab* ud hard-bitten features, I forgave  jmlm Us part in the quarrel which had  fsMtHuiaed us five years before.  - Vnole Giles was a miser���������a real, genu*  WW miser. Money was his god, and when  ������ outraged his religion by marrying a  wenniless girl, he excommunicated me  forthwith. He placed his anathema upon  we, and he did it with so many carefully  ,cho*en adjectives that I swore I would  [never speak to him again, were he as  rioh as Croesus.  I ehould have kept my word, too, only  jllncle Giles had sent for me, and it  ���������Beemed a pity not to make up when self-  interest added its voice to that of re-  Irion, and cried "Forgive your enemies."  My Uncle Giles was popularly supposed to be a very rich man���������how rich  Bo one but he himself knew. A few  years prior to our falling out he narrow-  -py escaped ruin through the suspension  ';bt a financial concern in whioh he was  [largely interested. lie was shrewd  .enough to get out in time, however, and  Ifche shock seemed to paralyze all his enter-  ���������prise. He gathered in the money whioh  'lie had invested, nnd became a miser of  jKhe most pronounced type, secreting his  (hoards and pinching and scraping from  may to day to add to them.  On two occasions attempts had been  Bra.de to rob his house, but Uncle Giles  'yna an old soldier of the Civil War and  ithe frontier, nnd he slept light with a  jpistol under his pillow. There was a slm-  Sple funeral" a few dnys after each at-  'tempt, and the coroner's juries said that  Uncle Giles was quite within his rights.  I attended the last inquest, as a spectator, and heard my uncle give his evidence. I had not seen him for some  "time, and when he stood! up I could not  ���������but think what a striking figure be presented���������six feet two inches ln height,  ibig-boned and nngular, his harsh features  beamed from eye to lip by a puckered  ���������purple scar, bitten in by a Confederate  'Cavalryman's sabre.  But more startling than the grotesque  past of his features"was the expression  ���������Imparted by the great glass eye which  [filledI the left, socket. Steadfast, im-  tnovable, slightly larger than its fellow,  dt fascinated by'its basilis-kian glare.  '.; As a child I had quailed beforo that  'dreadful eye, and onee hnd ��������� asked my  ,. mother, in "a too audible whisper, whether, when Uncle Giles died, he would  Jtake his glass eye with him to 'heaven.  i- My uncle heard and laughed grimly.  ' "I will leave it to yoii in my will,  iTounker," lift said, and I thanked him  iwith perfunctory politeness, which made  : him laugh more. I thought he had forgotten the incident, but Uncle Giles had  '*. good memory. A few months after thc  'inquest Uncle' Giles disappeared. One  day when passing the little store where  he pursued his trade���������he was a skilful  rinendcr of broken china���������I saw that it  (Was closed. I made enquiries next door,  ���������aid learned that he had left New York,  *nd had failed to give his future ad-  idres*. Tlie old woman who answered  my questions said stlre thought ho had  gone for a sea voyage. He had lot fall  a few words which indicated such a purpose-  Six weeks later, on again passing thc  shop, I saw through the dirty littlo  panes the harsh, seamed features and the  glare of the glass eye, and knew that  ���������my uncle bad returned. If he eaw me.  ibe made no sign, and I went on my way.  pry bitterness against him, if anything,  intensified.  "Now Uncle Giles had held out the  right hand of reconciliation, and there  (Was no reason why I should not grasp  it. There was every reason, in fact,  ���������why I should. I was" hard up. My salary in the big wholesale house of Arm-  jbrust & Mathison was altogether inadequate for the support of a wife and  (threo voracious children, and there were  tbllls on the horizon which would have to  Ibe met somehow. Uncle Giles won rich  uid I Was his only living relative, for  tny parents had died many years ago.  As I stood by that ragged bed in the  ibare, miserably furnished room, and  looked down on that desperate battle with  ���������death, I could not but wonder how any  ���������nan with money at command could end  Wi life in such unutterable squalor. A  (ragged strip of carpet lay on the grimy  Swards,-a cracked basin stood on an upended soap box in one corner, a huddle  ef patched and threadbare garments lay  ���������jDn^.a^.clfair=in^jino,tlier_corner,_and _the  .only attempt at decoration was a pho~  tograph of my uncle,'taken God knows  'when, which glowered out of a tarnished  copper frame on the dusty mantelshelf.  The hoarse rattle of the dying man'e  Ibrcath was punctuated at intervals by  jthe clink of pots anc pans from tlie adjoining kitchen, where nn old woman,  ���������ragged,' unkempt, anil thoroughly in  keeping with the surroundings, was busy  (preparing some decoction.  By the head of the bed stood a rickety  .table, and on il, in a tumbler of water,  ���������was.my lincle's glass oyc.  Large and round ns a marble, it looked  at me through the side of thc glass, the  .convexity lending to it n grotesque dis-  vtortion. There was something almost  hatanic in its expression���������a disembodied  tP.oiver which riveted my gaze. When J  'looked away I was painfully conscious  of its presence, nnd-'gladly would I havo  plucked it forth and (lung it away.  "Kobert." It was ray uncle's voice,  gasping horribly. "Nearer���������-I have something to say to you."  I bent my ear to the dry, foam-flecked  lips.  "My will, Robert���������it is In the hands  tpf my lawyer���������nry executor���������I have for-  civec you. Under the boards yonder is  % tin cash-box. It contains all the money I possess���������a, littlo over two thousand  dollars."  I could not repress a start of sur-  .prisc���������surely Uncle Giles had more mon-  ,ey than thnt.   "I have left it to a hos-i  J ratal for veterans���������and to yorr."   I ben I  ower.    "I   have  left���������my  photograph���������  land���������"    Ho  fought   wildly   for  breath]  -while I propped him higher on his) pilj  lows, arid waited irr an agony of expectation. The paroxysm passed. "And mv  ���������glass eye���������" he gasped.    "I���������promised  iJt���������lo you.    It���������is���������"    A  horrible griti  ^storied his features, a grin as I fan:  cled of diabolical malevolence, and he  fell back dend.  "Curso youi" liven ns the spirit  ���������lipped from its ungainly envelope I saw  my airy oastleai crush into ruin, nnd sc  (furious was I at the refined cruelty o|  the old man's revenge, that my rosont*  pent might kiu-i earric4.me to indecent  lengths, but for the hurried entrance of  the old servant.  "He is dead," she screeched, in a thin,  cracked voice.  "Yes," I unswered, "he is dead. Let  him rot!"  As I Hung round from the bed my  eye fell on my legacy, peering at me  through tho tumbler. To my disordered  senses it seemed as though it wero  laughing at me, and I raisied my hand  to dash it to the floor. I restrained tho  impulse, however, and, without a look  to left or right, strode from the chamber of death.  It was lurd to break the news at  home, for our hopes had risen high, hut  my wife accepted the situation philosophically, and even tried to persuade  mo to attend the funeral. I returned a  curt refusal, however, to the lawyer who  sent mo the intimation, and having informed him of the secret hoard, 1 dismissed the whole subject as far us possible fronr my mind, and settled down  to fight thc never-ending battle of the  1:11111 with nn income too small for his  necessities. 1.  Some threo months after my uncle's  death, on my birthday as it chanced, a  small parcel was delivered at mj door  by special messenger. My wife and I  opened it with plcasied expectancy, wondering who had remembered rne. The  first tiring which met our eyes was tho  faded photograph of my uncle. Therr I  knew what that littlo square box contained! The executor of my uncle's will  had religiously carried out his instructions. I tore off the lid, took one look  at the baleful contents, and then, opening a drawer full of odds and end-s,  flung in box and alL The eye rolled out,  and as I closed the drawer with a bang  I could have sworn I saw it wink.  Three days later my oldest boy came  to me with something clutched in his  chubby fist.  "Look at tho nice-alley I found," he  said. He opened his fingcr3, and there,  lying on the pink palm, was that detestable eye.  I substituted a; stick of peppermint  candy, anil, carrying my legacy out into  my little back yard, I turned up a spadeful of earth'in a corner, flung it into  tho grave, and stamped the soil down  on the .top of it.  "There," I  cried, "is an  end "of you!  You shall trouble 1110 no more!"  "Lawlor I"  I looked up from my ledger, and saw  the senior partner's secretary standing  in the doorway of thc-outer'office.  "Mr. Armbrust wishes to see you."  Such a Biimnionsi wns so unusual that  I felt a sudden sinking of the -heart, and  fell to wondering whether I hud in any  way neglected my du ty.  "Don't look so scared," added the secretary, kindly, "he's not going to fire  you."  When I entered Mi*. Armbrust's private'office I saw that he was nofc alone.  .Seated in, one of the deep leather arm  chairs was an elderly man, with a keen,  clean-shaven, face. Ho looked liko an  American,; and yot there was something,  uiidefinably foreign about him.  "Sit down, Mr. Lnwlor," said my employer. "I am about to entrust a some-,  what dilliculttask to you. Thisr is Mr.'  Allsopp, head of the Amsterdam diamond house of that name. Perhaps you  will explain matters, Mr. Allsopp. I  I hink you will find' Jlr. Lawlor entirely  trustworthy."  I blushed at the unexpected compliment.  "Tlie matter can be explained in a few  ivords, Mr. Lawlor," said the stranger.-  -You havo heard of the Eisselburg din-'  Miondsf No? You surprise me. They'  *.rc a pair of large blue stones, quite  matchless), belonging to the reigning  house of that little principality.  "About a year ago bhe Archduke, being  pressed for money, commissioned us to  -ell one of the gems privately. Hc  stipulated for $200,000 and that tho purchaser should not divulge the identity of,  tho stone. The price was reasonable,-  but the other condition made a sale a  matter of some diliiculty. At last I got  a. customer, an American, a most remarkable looking man. He wasi willing  ���������to comply with the conditions���������in fact,  he was as anxious ns we were that strict  Isecrecy should be preserved. He paid  tho price demanded, and between you and'  me lie got something of a bargain.  ' "Not long tijjo the Archduke, 83 you  iniay have seen in the papers, acquired- n;  .wife and a large fortune. He is anxious  to recover the stone, and has commissioned rne to act for him. I have ascertained that a blue diamond,. answering'  itho description in every respect, was'  passed through the customs, great secrecy  being urged by the proprietor, evidently  the same man who purchased it froni  us. He gave a wrong name nnd address,  however, and I have lost trace of him. I  run unwilling to entrust the matter to a  pi'ivate^deteetive'ngencyi-it-is-most-im--  porLaiit tlrat it should not leak into the  papers���������and Mr. Armbrust hast kindly  suggested that you should undertake the  -^^%#I  ������-"=-3-7'  About Woman Writers.  THE WINTER GIRL.  I bowed my willingness.  "Wo tire prepared to pay well for the  jewel," Mr. Allsopp continued. "The  Archduke has commissioned me to oiler  three hundred thousand dollars. That  will cov  and  I' shrugged my 'shoulders. "God  knows," I said, "ite died several months  ago.   He was my uncle."  "Your uncle? We'have been fortunate  In our selection of an agent. And the  diamond?"  \ "God knows," I said again. "I srtood  at his dying' bedside���������I was his only living relative���������and he told me how he had  left his money.'-'It'seemed to me at the  time an absurdly small sum, not much  Wore-than a couple of thousand. The  story of the diamond explains the mystery, but he never spoke of it."  "And did you inherit?" enquired Mr.  'Allsopp.  I laughed bitterly. "Oh, yes, I inherited, I said, "but neither money nor  diamonds. My uncle was good; enough to  leave ine his photograph, .which you hold  in your'hand, and his glass eye. We hnd  quarreled, and I suppose that was his  way of revenging himself nt the last'. He  made a grim joke, when I wns a child,  about leaving me the eye. X had remarked on its peculiarities, and he kept  his word.".  "An odd fancy," said Mr. Allsopp, mus  ingly. "And he said nothing of thc  stone?    You nro  po.yitivc?" ':"   i  "Not a word, lie was a miser, and  two attempts hnd been made to rob him.  I suppose he converted his money into a  valuable diamond so that he could easily  carry it about with him -or conceal it.  It may be hidden in the house."  "It was not mentioned in the -will?"  "No. I received a copy from Uie executor."  "And you are the next of kin?"  I stared at Mr. Allsopp, open-mouthed.  This wasi a new light with n vengeance.  Why���������if that diamond could be found it  was mine. To think.that-.three.-hundred  thousand dollars, belonging to me by  law, was lying hidden somewhere! Three  hundred thousand dollars���������and I almost  a pauper! And oil! the hopelessness of J  finding itl I went white with emotion. 1  Uncle Giles' revenge was more complete j  than he had wotted of. - 1  '*We must tear the house to pieces," I j  cried excitedly.   "We must search every!  -���������"   I stopped.   "It would be useless," J  ~ndtrcu7^"'My~unreltrrwa^  dio and leave a jewel of such n fabiilou  value hidden in a rented Irons?."  Wo sat and looked at one another. 1  Cure  . it'dnsh for tlio "house, I following at his  hoeis. Straight through the kitchen he  fan, regardless of my-wife's disconcerted  look, arid into the dining-room.  "A bowl of hot water���������quick!" h'  cried, asi though giving an impatient Older in a restaurant.  Wide-eyed, my wife; brought it, an,'  stood looking on.  Mr. Allsopp dropped the eye into t.lu  water, and -carefully wiped away tin  streaks of mold with his silk pocket  handkerchief. Then taking a small magnifying glass from his pocket, ho exnrn  irred it carefully.  "Ha-hl" he said. "It is as I suspected  Tt ha3 been made for the purpose.  Lookl"  The sweat stood.out in great beads  on his forehead, and my hand trembled  as I took the magnifier and examined  the eye.  Around the center was a line, like a  fine hair, showing whore the two halvs-;  were joined together.  Mr. Allsopp eut my inspection short.  Enveloping the eye in Iris handkerchief,  he twisted hard on it. I noticed how  the sinews on the back of the uppei  hand stood out. Then there followed' a  swift movement of. his Angers, and the  next moment he threw aside the handkerchief nnd tilled nut upon thc table . .  something which cnusicd my wife to reel  back, and me to shade my eyes with my  hand.  It was tiie Eisselburg diamond. 1  And  such  a diamond!     I  have  spent!     Pedestrian-  many years nmong precious stones, but j earrow?  never  did   I   see   another   like   it.      It  seemed to lill the whole room, with blue  flame.    From  every   one   of  its   perfect, four miles and a  fneets a heart of  fire seemed  to break',     ~   '  forth !  When the little folks take colds  and coughs, do'n't neglect them and  let them strain the tender membranes of their lungs.    Give them  '5  101*  The Lung Tonio  It will cure them quickly and  strengthen their lungs.  It is pleasant to take.  Prices 25c, 60c. and $1.00  S. C. WELLS & CO.  Toronto, Can. LeRoy, N.Y.  Humor of the Hour.  in  my    pew  Jennie���������Come and  sit  morning. ���������' " ��������� ;������������������  Anna���������I can't.-My hat isn't trimmed  for that side  of the church.���������Life.  ���������How far is it to Troch-  First Native���������Well,, maybe it will be  bit.  Pedestrian (a mile farther on)���������How-  far am I from Troclrgarrow?  Second Native���������Well,    it    might be  about five mile and a bittock.  Pedestrian���������But the person I iskcd  i a mile down the road said it was only  four and a bit.  Mr. Armbrust's eyes I detected a certain J Gile3 and his glass eye!  "I have mentioned the price." It wnsj  Mr. Allsopp'st voice, cool and collected'  now.   "Are you prepared to sell?"  "What does it mean?" whispered my  ���������wife.  I put my arm about her waist, and  drew her to me.  "It means," I. said,, "that Uncle Giles. ���������     Second Native���������Ay, but    maybe    ye  ; was not such a bad fellow after all.    It' ,������������������.������������������;,��������� sp;cr at __;m if ye  was  goir_.  :���������  means that I am going to sell his glass   ,,���������-,.,-      .. T       ,       ,-,,,,  p=P"for=three-lin.^  I      She   burst   into   tears, ' and   laid   hei;' "  1 head on mv shoulder.  "Oh,"   she   cried,   "God  bless  respect.   I was no longer a mere clerk in  his   oflice���������1 .was   a   man   worth   three  hundred thousand dollars, if���������if he cou!>!  only find it.  ., .     , ,,      ,   . ..,      "ite mav have buried it," suegcstedMr.  rver the amount of the duty paid,    A]]        ���������   -^ , silence.  .''CJ1,������.-P"!Z-i^ ^.���������'lslderab*e        "As I did  his; glass  eye, in  advance on the price he paid  "That is a rrratier for the future, however," interrupted Mr. .Amibrust. "You  understand, Mr. Lawlor, that yourdutie3  will he confined to discovering the original purchaser."  .. "Certainly.   And the description of the  man who bought the stone?"  "He should be easily identified," replied the diamond merchant. "He was a  tail man���������unusually tall���������well over sis  feet. About sixty years of age, and  dressed in very old, clothe3. He had t|  protruding nose, like the beak on an  eagle, and angular features, with a deep  scar-on the right side of the face, running up and dowrr. The most noticeable  featu'r'u about him. however, was his left  eye, a. false one I should judge, light  grnv in color, and slightly larger than  the'right."  I sprang from my chair with an irrepressible cry of astonishment, and the  two gentlemen stared nt me.  "You appear surprised, Mr. Lawlor,"  said my employer.  "1 am," I replied abruptly. "I think I  know the man in question. Can you.  spare me for an hour or two, Mr. Armbrust, that I may make sure of tlte  identification?"  '���������Sharp work," interrupted Mr. Allsopp.  "Go, by all means," said Mr. Armbrust.  and without another word 1 rushed fronr  lho room, incized my hat, ami started for  home. Things were getting decirtudly interesting.' .���������  Two hours later I placed the photograph of Undo Giles in Mr, Allsopp's  band.  "That Ls the man," ho cried. "Unmistakable!    Whir* is ht, t* Im, foundr  iny bad  / yard," I returned, witli a bitter laugh.  "Buried it?   And why?"  "I found one of my' children playinjr  marbles with it."  * "Marbles? Mar���������good heavens, men-  do you mean to say it is round like :*.  marble?"  "Yes,'? I said gruffly���������how I hated any  mention of that eye!���������"like a very large  marble."  "Did you ever see another glass eye?'  "No," I said, "and I hope to heaven 3  never ��������� shall I"  I stared at Mr. Allsopp in astonish  ment.   I never saw a man so excited.  "Quick, Mr. Lawlor!" he cried. "Not t*  moment to be lost!"  He snatched up a hat���������it happened t'  be mine���������clapped it on my head, caugh-  tip his own, and seizing mc by the arm  fairly dragged me from the room.  As we passed out I looked back, am'  saw Mr. Armbrusit staring after us, hi  eyes almost starring from  his head.  "i-o���������this  is   the  corner?    Be  carefu  now."  Mr. Allsopp and I were standing in m;  hack yard, and I was poising a spadr  My hand shook so that 1 could hardl;.  hold it. I throw out a shovelful of mold  and Mr. Allsopp dropped to his knee  and sifted it carefully through his fin  gers.  "Not here," he snid.   "Another."  -  I repeated the opemtion.  There was no need to search this time  The elod split, and out of the heart o  it rolled Uncle Giles' glass eye.  x-r. Allsopp pounced on .it and mad;  "Amen!" I said.  "Hullo,  Bill; you've  sold out  early  Uncle; to-night,"   said  a   street  urchin    to  a  friend of his of the fraternity of news-  I  Everybody wants a  ! paper vendors.  In the Archcluc-sl crown of Eisselburg'     "Course I have,  two matchless blue diamonds "litter sido  paper, to-night."  by side, once more united, and over tho      "Why, what's tire tragedy?"  mantel   of   our   bedroom   In   orrr   new      "What's  the  tragedy?*'  in a tone  of  house  on   upper  fifth  Avenue   hangs d   fine  scorn.    "Why,  don't yer know a:  faded   r^otograph  irr    a  frame.  Grim and sardonic thnt face may look  cheap  coppei  Joey Chamberlain has chucked his 'sit-  j uation' up."���������Birmingham Poat.  ���������to others, but ag t glance at it it seems  ���������to - iite that a kindly look now. beams  from Uncle Giles' .glass ei'e.  Giving evidence of character for a  man charged at North London, a witness declared that he was eccentric.  Mr. Fordham���������Can you give an instance of his eccentricity?  The Witness���������Well, yes, I can; during the fourteen years I have known  him hc has never been a minute late  in getting to his work.  Mr. Fordham���������And you call that being cce 11 trie?  The Witness���������Yes, certainly, for a  workingman.���������London  Star.  "Tommy," asked his grandmother,  '.'why. would you rather be a lilllc boy  than a little girl?"  "Because, grandma," replied Tommy,  "I'd rather be a papa than a mamma.  The mamma has to take care of the  children at home, but the papa just  goes to the office."���������Little Chronicle.   ���������������������������  School Inspector (examining schol������  ar)���������Where is thenorth pole?  "I  don't know,  sir."  "Don't know? Aren't you ashamed  to own that you don't know where the  north'pole is?" '  "Why, sir, if all the explorers  couldn't find it, how should I know  where it is?"���������New York Tribune.  The King's Approval.  Mrs. Humphry Ward is known to the  world chiefly as a novelist, yet one of  the most active aspects of her life is  ter philanthropic work rrmon^ the settlements of London. Especially is she  interested in the raw material of young  life that populate the congested slums  of the East End, and the institution  Which lies nearest her heart and of  which she is most proud is the Vacation  School founded by her in Bloomsbury ln  ���������onjunction with the Passmore EdwardJ  Settlement in Tavistock Place. While  tho readers of England and America  nave been following with unabated interest the fortunes of Julie T.e Breton in  "Lady Rose's Daughter" during the summer months, the author has been quietly and unostentatiously pumiing hat  >cherncs for the amelioration and gladdening of the joyless lives of the children in the neighborhood of Blooms-  bury.  Mary MncLane is nt it again. Hei  publishers proiiii.it tlrat before the ona  of thc month we shall have a new book  from her radium-tipped pen. culled "My  Friend, Annabel Lee." They write that  the young lady lias been living quietly  in Boston, working orr this book. It is  hard to imagine Mary doirrg anything j  quiatly.  Miss Corelli is always funny when she  13 hysterical, and she" is nearly always  hysterical. Her loud protestations  against the desecration of Stratford by  a Carnegie free library were the first  act of a howling farce which has now-  reached its climax. Sidney Lee, a scholar whose greatest fault "is that he is  quite incapable of hysteria or any other  manifestation of feeling, says that the  cause of Miss Corelli's objection is that  she once tried to get the site in dispute  for a free library of her own, but found  the price too high. Mis3 Corelli, in 0  voice shriller than ever, retorts that Mr.  Lee is a mean thing, and calls on her  solicitors to hale him to the courts.  Then she writes another pamphlet, calls  It "The Plain Truth About the Stratford-  on-Avon Controversy," and sends it out  as her final vindication.  The Kine has aj-proved the is^-:e of  letters creatins rlie S'.'ye':."'!c*. ihlihei-io  a deper.Jc-ney of Mauritius, a sep.-ir ������  colony. The formal oc-.-e.itony uf pu'iii-  cation has been pi'.stpor.td until November 7. when Sir C. Rruce. Governor t  Mauritius, arrives. Mr. K 11. Sweet-Ks-  cott. the present Administrator of tho  Eroup, will be the first Governor of lhe  new colony. The Sejvln li-s are anions  the hundred or more rslntn's scattered  over the Indian Oc^an. wl.Jeh huve Mru-  erro heen ,l^peniieti,:les *.f Mintvl'.hrs.  They are between Die par:.lie's of S. lit  4 cleir. and S <loB.. IC4 rnlics r:i:o Mauritius. ("W from Madagascar, find S'c) fnni  Zanzibar. Their total un*a is 50.1;*.i acres  nnd the population Is nearly 3>.fW. tlie (  larpest and most populous island being ���������  Malie, which Is" about .seventeen mi'es  Icr.s and four to seven miles broad.  Mahe was originally caprincl fron the  French irr 1731. ar.J or. lie capture of  Mauritius In 1S10 tin- w������,������le Kroup wis  formally taken possession of. The finances of rite Seychelles wore separated,  from those of the Mauritius in 1S72, nnd  Irr ltsSS they were u'iv������-rr n sopnrare Ad-  mlnlslratrtr nnd Council, while in 1S97 H*e  Administrator was given the full powers  of a Governor.  Out of the five million self-supporting  women in the United States (those in  domestic service not counted), few comparatively have become journalists. Of  thoso the majority gain tlieir training  1" l.h'* "t>ri"ii!"i'" r'li.-'.o.on of an older-  day. Many fall out of the ranks early.  Home ucwr go ueyoiid the "prentice"  stage, some advance and attain all the  honors in the gift of the profession.  That newspaper work claims the greater number is due to the fact that newspapers pay better than any other journals. But whether in the stress and excitement of work on a morning paper, or,  following the quieter routine of a weekly, or the more literary duties of 8  monthly, in no other calling are there  such ��������� possibilities: not: so much for fortune or for ambitious advancement, nt-  for gaining an ever-deeper knowledge of  humanity; for giving and winning sympathy; for keeping in touch with growing and widening -movements-'.in. which  the worker may share.  London Editors Who Arc Women.  Mr. Rudolph de Cordova sketches thi  women editors of London, with portraits  in "Cassell's Magazine."    lie says:  "Among the 'publications thus editcc  are the 'Sunday Times,'- by Mis. V. A  Beer; the 'Westminster Budget,' by Mis-  Hulda Friederiehs, in conjitrictiorr wit-  Mr. F. Carruthers Gould; 'JJaby and Wo  manhood,' by Mrs. Ada S. iSaliin; tin  'Xursing Eecord,' by Mrs. Bedford Fen  wick; 'Mvra's Journal,' by Miss J  l-Ieale; the 'Lady,' by .Miss "Rita Shell:  tho 'Ladies' Field,' by Mrs. E. MacJon  aid; the 'Green Sheaf,' bv iliss Pamela'  Colman. Smith; the 'Onlooker,', by Mrs  ITarcourt Williamson j and the 'Church,  woman,' in part by Miss Gertrude Ireland  Blnckbume." '  He rightly gives tire place of honor tc  Miss Friederiehs.   He'says:  "The first woman journalist to bc en  gaged on exactly the same terms, both  with regard to work and to pay, ns tin  men on the staff of air important Lon  don daily paper with which she was connected, is Miss Hulda Friederiehs. Of  all the woman journalists in London it  is safe to say she is tho most brilliant  linguist. Indeed, it was her facility ir  tongues which won her her place on the-  'Pall Mall Gazette.' Having got ae  quaintcd with Mr. Stead when he wa;  about to edit that paper, he asked hei  to join him as his secretary, and in e  little while she began contributing to thi  paper. Mr. Stead made no difference be  tween his contributors on account o!  sex. He exacted precisely the saim  slnndnrd-of-work -from- nren and -women.  Mr.   Balfour's   Gallantry.  "London Answers Is responsible for tho  following:���������Mr. Eaifour has a gallant wiy  of paying pretty compliments to ladies.  Driving through Kingston one day, he  passed a huge red motor car that stooil  before an imposing m:ms-ion nf grey stune  A young girl in a white gown sat in tho  car, and a.s the Premier glided l>v sha  bowed to him. and smiled. Bui the Premier did not appear to see her.  The young girl looked ���������>:nb'irrars^d,  vexed. She" bit her lip. She thought a  moment. Then she took hold of the wlreel  of her machine, pressed with her small  foot the bulb that made the horn toot  gruffly, nnd swiftly she shot after Mr.  Balfour.  Soon the great car overtook the carriage, and halted. The young girl, an old  friend of Mr. Balfour's, extended l*er  hnnd. and. as lie took it, she said reproachfully :  "You passed me a while ago without  looking at me."  With a gallant smile and Inclination off  the head,  tlie Premier nnswer-v! :  "If I had looked at you 1 couldn't have  passed you."  Praise for the Germans.  A special correspondent of The Times,  who is making a tour of German commercial and industrial centres, and is  writing a series of letters thereon, says  ���������In one of theni:���������The Germans-appear lo  have grasped lhe fact thai work Is better  done in a good than ir; a bad light. .->nd  great care is taken to secure it. Ventilation 1s also well managed. But the most  striking feature of German factories Is  tlieir clean, orderly, and well-kept con- 1  fiitlon. These qualities seem to be universal, and they extend to the dirtiest .md  most untidy, departments; Oirtside tho  rooms German factories are well provi':*-d  with sanitary washing and dressing accommodation. Baths are common, ,pir-  ticularly shower baths with hot and cold  water; "and In summer 1 hey are mueo  used. German employers' cerwin'y dn n  great deal more for their people thin  ours, or rather 1 should say ihn.t. the or tc-  tice of providing comforts and conveniens  ccs for lhem Is commoner'in Germany.  all  Patience���������Age   softens  docs  it not?  Patrice���������Yes. there's no fool  old fool.���������Yonkers Statesman.  things,  like an  injure  your blankets or harden them. It  will make them soft, white and  fleecy. 7B  Doctor���������Well, Mrs. O'Brien, I hope  your husband has taken his medicine  regularly, eh?  Mrs. O'Brien���������Sure, then, Doctor,  I've been sorely puzzled. The label  says, 'One pill to bc taken three times  a day,' and for the life of me,-I don't  sec'how it can be taken more than  once!���������Punch.  Lever's Y -Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant f  Towder is a boon to any home. It ���������".;  foots and sloans at tbe onras time.  and considered that that work should bi  paid for in exactly the same way���������a fact  worth Insisting on, as it by no mean**  generally obtains even to-day."  Five women hnve had the pleasure of  combining the functions of proprietor  and editor:  "Mrs. Bedford Fcnwiek yhnres with  Mm. Woodhull Martin and Mrs. George  I'ornwallis West, as they did with Mrs.  l-'enwlck Miller and Mrs. Arthur Stan-  'raid, when they were editors, thc distinction of owning her own paper."  The Most Popular Viceroy.  -"Lord iliidley, who'-is considered the  most popular Viceroy Ireland has ever  had, is a remarkable man in many ways.,  lie is one of'the richest peers in Great  Rritnin. He has no need of his salary of  $100,000 a year 03 Lord Lieutenant of  Ireland. Indeed, the cost of maintaining  his vice-regal office far exceeds that  sum. His collieries in the "Black Country" alone return him over $200,000 o  year, and he also owns deposits of minerals in Staffordshire and Worcester-  f-hire, iron works, agricultural estates in  various parts of Krig'and, and plantations in Jamaica and olher West Indian  islands.' Shortly after Lord Dudley was  made Viceroy he toured Ireland in his  automobile with Lady. Dudley, and when  they returned to Dublin he had made  'hosts'of. friends everywhere, arrd there  was hardly a phase of Irish life with  which  he was unfamiliar.  A Shorter and Faster Route.  On the coast of North Pembrokeshire-  the Great Western Railway Company ������re  quietly carrying out a scheme with the  intention of creating a shorter and faster  route to Ireland. The scheme includes  the.construction of a breakwater 2.000 feet  long. The material is obtained from the  Clogwen rock, which .shelters Fishgurml  Bay from the west, and tlie removal? off  this rock? is? necessary for. the carrying  out -of the superintendent engineer's  plans. ?As the result of one.monster bltst  alone over 100.000 tons of rock were displaced. To receive the charge of 14/tSO  pounds of Chilwortli gunpowder a T-slitip-  ed tunnel was bored into liie base of the  rock by means of drills worked by con-  pressed air. The report c������ the expl*j*-j-n  was. comparatively feeble, but. the u-i-  heaval of -such .an-immense-quantity off  rork provided .'a. n-n:m:f;r'*nt >pectarje,  which was witnessed by hundreds of people. :��������� '"���������      .        ���������'  .-.. .       ������������������'-,.   ,,j -  Difference of Opinion.  At Edgware re'cehrly. says.The T-ondon  Star, a Ilarlesuen gcruleman was summoned for interfering with Uie fcomforl of  rj.-issengers on the T,ond:?.n & Norrti-  Western T>.llway by lighting in a rrr������t-  cl::-s.= carri'.ir:e. Tt appeared from the evidence that the defendant and another man  were passengers by a train from Eiis'tni  to Watford. A d!sctis������ion orose as to trie.  merits   of   Mr.   Chamberlain's   fiscal   pro-  "Say Retaliation."���������London Star.  True Enough.  Forks���������That's a queer sign for a barber���������"Hair cut while you wait."  Knowles���������Xo; I seldom go to thc barber's without having to wait while some  other fellow's hair is being cut.���������"Town  Topics."    ���������  She (romantic)���������When you first saw  Niagara Falls, didn't you feci ns though  you would iike to jump in? ile���������Mo. I  hadn't sot my hotel bill then.  posals.    Defendant,  who  Is said  to   havo  taken   a   pro-Chamberlain   lirre,    lost    his  ! temper and struck the other man, who re-  ; taliated. the other passengers being ttirc-M  ; to stand upon the scats to escape Injurj  j from the blows.   Eventually the train was  i pulled up by the emergency cord Just be-  1 fore reaching Harrow, tlie guard arriving  J on the scene whiie (he heated politiclins  ' were belaboring each other.   The defendant admitted that he lost his temper, and  the Bench fitted him *>3s and costs.  W. P. Goodman of Inglcwood, Ont.  writes that he picked a fine bunch o  ripe strawberries in his garden on Oct  25th. They were well developed. A  an offset to this he adds that the nex  morning there were a couple of incite  oi  snow on the ground.  Many arc prone to allow their  horses to run out through all kinds of  weather until late in the fall, and until  their coats become rough and shaggy.  This is wrong. Frosty grass i.s not  good ior horse? that have been w,-tl  to dry feed anil must yet do hard wor!:.  They should bc stabled as soon as tne  nights become uncomiortably cool, and  then they may bc turned out to grass  again after the sun has dispelled the  frost. I*.'.  'n^xi'yyi���������^  "^V**-*  sisfe  3**-:  s3sV>.  #^  ''/Vv-'  is'lfe.  *%~  ^ii?������-j.'-������?'isSwr.'  *;-?-rrsv.-ivs.ii.  DBYG-OODS AT COST.  c  s  SK'/e-  0k  >W-  im /i| S J; p M* /i\ ��������������� s -���������    ������.1      y?S 8 *_ 1 S fi t������ a I  DRESS GOODS  I.t mis of Press  Goods,  3, 4 and  ,S yards  al half price, $1.50 per yd., now 75c.  ''Si. mow 500. 50c*.   now  25c. per yd.  Hn.Is   of   Hlouse   Silks,    regular   1.25,   now 50c  Ends of Japanese   Washing'   Silks,   rei^ui.'ir  price 50c. now 25c.  Hnds of French  All-Wool   Flannels,   regular  50c. now 25c.  llncls Fancy   Blouse   Lengths   in   Costumes,  regular 730. now 40c.  Muds of Wrapper.:ties, regular   15c.   now  So.  Fancy Collars and Ties at half price.  Ladies' Top Skirts $3, now $2. $4 now $2.50  6.,"*o now 4.00.     cj.oo now 6.00.     12.00 now 9.00.  Ladies' Jackets and Golf Capes at half   price.  6..-oo at 3 00    H 00 at 4 00     10 00 at 5 00.  Ladies' Furs at ha If.the regular price.  ���������5W*-*  s^lfc.  ?=?*.*?  ���������?r*>  ���������>>'.'/  ������i'2������  ^^  \>.'.*V  ^���������fv-"  s)sWt  ?fiF    ,.  ^ssSr     r*-  %���������?  ^   Drygoods  JL        IVIerchants  '/I*.**  s^Aj^.  -##-####^4^-���������5 $-# $# &$ #^ fti #$ #%#^  #  ty  tyty  ty  ���������*������������������    *.������* Vou will get a Pointer from anyone who has once    ty  ty    visited our Store. ty  ty -���������*,. ty  Goods Must be Turned Into Cash  See Our Remnant and Bargain Counter  20 Per  Cent.  Discount On  Oressgoods  fust to star!  om*  Dressmaking  Department we make tliis offer  LADJES OF  REVELSTOKE  Wc limi* much- pleasure in  r���������������m��������� c>mr 11 c 1111 i 11 *_;- lo you .\l ItS.  A. SHOOK, wild will take  chat-go ul' (iiu- lirossninUing  Ili'pni'tiiii'iit'. .-niil .-nry work  entrusted tu her- will lie turned  nut In your- satisfaction.  A I.I. WORK Gl'AUANTKKl).  BLANKETS  While Blankets   at  Sale   price.     50   pair   of  grey blankets.     Regular 3.50 now 2..so.  Hed Comforters   3.00   now   2.25.     4.50   now  .V.SO.  MILLINERT  One only 9 00 hat for 4 00. One only 7 50  hat for 3 00. Four only Ready-to-Wear Hats,  regular 3 00 and 4 00 for 2 00.  MEN'S   GOODS  so Ties, now 2sc.       Fleece Lined Underwear  *' V  1 00. 35 Men's Navy Blue Flannel Shirts,  Sale price 65c. Overcoats 12 00 now S 00; 9 50  now 6 00  '���������TtV*  ���������3'V.--  'dw*  0<k  ty  ty  tyty  '���������if Tii:ii ihe prices and i.iv.aliu* of our goods cannot bc  j^'    beaten  i.s an assured   fact.  ���������t,r*  .*. Thev are one and all our best advertisers.  *������"  iy*  .st;. CcfW3 tf] 3.1*5*13 seo ivhat  wc can  dio for  ty   you "m both Groceries and Cents' Furnishings  ty  ty  :fc.  We liave a  few special  lines in  the latter.  W *t*  4'& "  f ? ���������^���������Mr^-*fp^^^'Ti^iy g  s^  DrygoocSs  TVi'er'criants'  We are Making- a 20 Per Cent. Discount on Dress Goods.  s^.fc.  ">*"������S.'  s^j-  sV-M-c  -^  ������������������������������--  ty  EST- naiNKS-'AND'-VAUSES  AT TI-ll" LOWF.ST PR1CFS  IN, D. C.  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II- 11 nun* \* (.'ii.  ���������Anol lier I'l'o.slt sKick uC itivisililr li.-iir j     .1.(1. I liit'.-lii.snii.   fiirnn'rly   inriii.-ii/ci*  rtit.s���������till   sli.'Kli's  .mil   in   liii/jri'i* .M'/.f.-t. ' nl*   tin*   ll. C. Supply   < 'onip.-tiiy.    wn.-  : riiiiniiitti'd !'iif I riiil in   it   ltitj;lii'i'   I'tjtli-t  tit  \';iiii-iiii\i'f uu tt   I'litii'^i!  nl'   li.-rvint;  jnsi, iu ,-tt. Tin*   K ri I .C'rnss l.li-nj,' SI  i  'I'lii'  Iriilips'ii IkhjUi'.v   luMin   will   vi.sit ! .      ,       . ,  .,      ,      ,   , ' ���������       ,,    '        i i   ���������    .1    .    (.���������(iiiMiiri'd   wil r   lien.      lowi-ll    In   ili*-  llosfrlnuil ilin*iiij< ( tii'inv.'il week in Mint '  ., i     mi . ' i     ��������� ..I    ,i       li-.-iuil tlte ci-i'iltl'ii's ul tlt.-rt ciiiii-i-iii.  i-tl.y .-inti will Cry (���������(iiii-liisu.n.s wil li   tin-  l:tdii-s nl' l'l'Sr-Inrnl. j     All.ni  D.-il''. Il'i'cli'Vi'i' (li-nm-itic   ci ':-  ���������Oi-ii'iit.il Cii'.-uii.-itid ,-rll llii'.st.'iinl.ii-il' ti'* <>l" Hi'' N'*������   V(.r'    .l..iitti,il.   -:iy--.- -  prep.-i rati, ms fur- lii-iiiilil'yint;- I.ln* i-nitt-. ���������*.\tli-i-till. Uf main lliinjl i-' K.   laiig-li.  |ili'xion���������a t'ri'.slistiii'Ual tin-Ht'ilCf.iss   and -Wlial  I l.ippi*in*il m .linici'   would  Drti"-Slurti.'- ili-lirrli   llu-  M*ii*nily iifinnnvl.    "^'iiii  will liuiuli lill tlte War- r-nll down viuti-  Clin*-:. Quirt. C.I'.K.  lirakciinrri.   wlm     .      ,     I.    ., .,, ,- ,,   ,-,,,'  v ������������������lici''..s.       (ipi'i'.i llmi-sc,  l'i-i). I.illi  litis; hi'i'ir pnyiiijj; a visit ti> I't-ii'iul.*. in  Lite vii-inity ul' Ttu-titna. W.-islt.. Iras  i-.'lui'lli'il tiritl ri'pnitrd for dirty.  The latgi-st --lii|>!iii-ni nf silk trtnis-  pnr-ti'd uvi'r tlir CI'. K.. p,-r->e"l tlri-ouirli  It'.'Vi'Utiiki* I'arly WiMlm���������iiav iiiiiriiin*^:  F'-li. HI. 11. 12. 18---Living ('arrtnla." j L'1 ������������������'���������������������������* ���������*0'1 (''"^ Dl'u- Sll,rv-  Ki-h. 1.",.-���������What   llfippeni'd to Join's.  I-ek 2ii. 21���������XVhv .Sinillt Li-ft 'Home.  ���������(hirpivsi-riptii-.il ilt'par-tiiii'iit is trrow  ,. ,   .. ,,-   , .. iit    was   in   two   s-i-irtioiir-   .iiid  va ili'd  rny in la vot- d.-nlv.      \\ o have the r-nn-i  ,. i ,.   ,.     '   ,      .  . , .   tit anrir-nxuriati'lv s^.lWi.tmi). or i-xactl"  hdi'.iri.'i'   nt.   tin*   pliysiri.-.n.   why    not!        ...        ....".      ...  yours:-      Brinir your- m*xt pi-i'si-r-iptiort j  ) LOCALISMS  -sjiirn-li-ill*.- chili Ui-niglit.  ��������� l-'i.-sii i'rriits. oranges. U'lnons. tipples,  h.iirri.inas. I*. B. lliiini'it Co.  .Inli Prirrtirrt.'���������tl'.r* IVst��������� ,-u I lint.M.l)  helicvi* *?l.'.)Al,i>)il. It is c-'insijruri!  to the sil'-; fiii-tory at Weuhawkcii.  ' N'i'W .li-iifv.  Ot-;itii>'i* I taiiiilti.m last. wi*ek ilts-l  posed of all his in fore.*-Is in the l.in-ky i ^"- XI. Hrinvu arid .lohn D. SiLbald  .rack sjn>up. PoplarC'l'CL'k. to Hu-n.-y ' left on Hattiriiay eveniriir Insl for Vie-  Crilly and is now in the eily on a ' i ���������"*"'������ ��������� where '.hey ifpii'.<-i-iil������l the Hev-  visil to his relative.-.  Ki'i'd Xelsnn, Uie ynuirrj* Swede   who  j attoiitpled   suicide    hy      etitt.itlg      his  Emperor Speaks to Posterity  i!:-:i;i.t.\. l-"eh. I. -A phonographic  record uf Kliiperiii' Willianj's voice on  tni'tal niatrii'es will hi* lln.* lirsl dit-  pniit.- inaile in thr* pliorielic archives  that are to he kept at Harvard University. I In* i*<iiij^i-i*.-siiiji.-iI lihrary and (he  National Museum at  \Vahlr!n<;l(iii.  The I'anpt'i'i'r'. upon application of  Dr. IC. W. Scripture, of Yale ['nivcr-  sity. thiou^h the Pnite.l States Ani-  h '.s.sailor. h.ts ���������riven two ex.-iinpli.'.-- of  his vo'cL* for pcrni.-iiicii' pro.seiiialioii.  Dr. Scrijiline. descrihinu; the moaning  of his requests said :  " The phtinelio archives an.* to ir-  li'ide records for such | torsi ins as will  pi'sfniiiiialily have permanent historical  interest for America. Tin.'importance  of lhe iitidertakini; 1:1111 Iiu ostiinrLted  hy considoriirK what would have been  the present value of the voice room (Is  of Demosthenes. Shakespeare or Emperor William the.Or-eal. An advisory  committee of eminent. Americans hat,  prepared a list of ten living Americans  of the lirsl historical iiirpnrl.-inee,  who.e voices will he preserved. I wish  10 record His Majesty's  voice as the  City Council  naatsuiK-Ktaa  (���������Iii.-  chih  Kerrlenther    tile   l'iil)se|-Vallvi  ro<*iii- at>- upon to-nig'nt.  ���������- Pi'-Uti-.-ipt'- 1!. ('. Views -ill views'.Id at  l;..\v.s'drug store.  el.stoke   (Vin.-i-rvii;ivi-.-;it iho  i-onven- j (jrsi Kirr'opeanCocord deposited in   the  tion   held   on    Monday   irr   ihat. city, i archives."  After the   convention Messrs. Silihald I  ,'           ... ,,      and   Brown   will   t-ako  a  trip tlii-nuuli       .      .,    '        *:    ..        -   . ,      -  ,  thvoaiwhiist presitmahiy nra. mentally ; ^   _ ^        (.. ���������vv.,i|1i,,.,j,,ri -nil id-iho ���������  Accident on the  Intercolonial  aliorrated     condition.     is   rocnvering 1 ^^ J,^.'^,) u,^ -,no t hi-workhtgs  from the elfects otitis rash deed. | of   )|i(.  ,^  ,^,1,,,,,,!,.   Jlliinl!i  j��������� lh;lt  M nly 11 ens St. John, gentlem-in usher 1 seer ion nf t In- entiiitr-y.  ol'=._tho_7l5hiekJjo^jXie{LLI.}J!2iUk^'l=i!iLi _    ���������  St.  .lohn in lhS"_>-:-! was i =-=���������=-,.������=.  Monday.     .Mi  editoi' nt'the Winnipeg l-'ree I'l-i'ss and ���������  was well known in the east.  ��������� rgani/.'T   arrd    .igeilt    of    the  Mutual     li.'ii.-lit.      Fund.     of  Halifax N.'S.. Feb. :!.���������Trniti No.  1 on the 1 irteicolonial Railway, which  left Halifax yesterday lor Montreal.  ivi-ni overall em hank men I. ut. Mill'oi-d.  "Ther e Weii- iflirt:ty^itasseriger's���������oit'l In  I rain.  The cars turned over and alii;o-t  everyone iif tlie passengers and train  1 Tew was ritoie or less injured. IIow  all escaped iustnnt.death is surprising.  ill   ..'rades. iii    liew-'  L. O.  L.  On January 22 [..O.I...  No. IUX. was  Owing    to      the    discontinuance    ,,f| visited hy 1!.  W..  llio.  Thos. .\.    Dull'.  Nakusp as a port of   entry,   '-learanee-'j grand  Biiii-.' Your I'riiiiinu to Hi'* Hi-.it -l.i>' formerly   made   there    now    devolve ; Oraug  ,1,011 iim lii'volstoke ollice. t h us : I hi ti-ili A iiid -tea. I it i ���������. I JtitV is visit irrg | lin,. uf the passenger*.-. Mrs. John  itii-Mcasitii:' the volume of work l'.-,i-: Hril i-h ''"luinhia and tin- N'orl hwcM ! (Jins-ey. was taken rt-om -the wi eek in  eti-tonis iifli.-or II. K. Atkiu.-. : Territories for 1 lc   speeinl   purpose   ot'S.m   uncnn-.rinus   cornlit ion   and     died  ! getting t In-  liieinliers   to   take   up   I le-; Ifom her itijui ies.  A post ������������������llice has been opwi'-d at   St. i  -���������    -������������������  ��������� rrr^- MliMnge Mu! ital Iteiiofit    Work   and   all     Is is UroughL the  accident   occurri'il  l.eon.    Mr. Hi-.-idy i> ilie posiuirister.     ! /^ys/i/^vSAA/S^^/V^/VVs>Vs^/l^/^Al^^ j ' li osarne   lime   helping   I lie   various j hy lhe running gear goiriM wrong.  "'lolge-   in   lhe   degree    work.     Al    lln  lo.lge tiiei't ing a good   a-.tendatiee   wa  in    evidetiee   and    I Iro.    Hull',   at   rln  ���������| opening    of    lhe    Lodge,   invited    two! Till:  I.V.K'IIKII.  I candidates into   the   mysteries   of   the;     John Hitchcock, horse hi eaker, I Inli-  j Orange degree.    Messrs.   J.    II.   A rm-j. fax. badly injured.  rV ntei y.  ��������� Hair   Hni-ln���������  diua -lot".  The cily council iiiot. 011 Friday  evcirin.-. with Jlayor lirown in lim  chair, and Aid. I-'iold. Lewis. MeOarter.  McI.oC'd and  Abrahairiscui iri-osont..  Cliiot* Haiti ropciitod Iho alarm system working salisl'a<M.orily.  Geo. S. McO'urter ti'titlorod his rosig-  liatiou. d.'itod .Inn. 11 th.. as cily solicitor.���������A (.'copted.  T. TT. Dunne made application for  increase of salary as night electrician  at/power house.���������Laid over until next  meeting.  S.   A.  Jackson, travelling" salesman  of clothing,wrote rrimplniniiignf licini j  chiirged u $.*>() tax while, othfi-s in sirni-;  lar Hires only pay trader's license of $5.  ��������� Received and illed. ;  II. Floyd, .secretary hoard of trade,;  wrote, asking- assistance of council in i  securing location of proposed 'railway ;  station.���������Mayoi* Bi*ovyn was appointed j  to co-operate with board of trade in  this iiuilter.  A loan by-law authorizinp; the hoi-j  rowing of ij!8,riUU to meet ejiiwunt ex- i  penditure was introduced and roceived ���������  t.hi-ei.'. readings.  Moved by Aid. Field, seconded, by  Aid. Abralramson, that* government  be asked to appoint. J. AI. bcott. as  police magistrate of this city at. a.  salary of ijiHOO a yenr.  Arnendineirt. moved by Aid. Jvlc-  (-.'trior, seconded by Aid. Lewis, that  iJAu^|UWtHo_n^^^^7^|)ohituu'tit.     of   a  Wc have a  large   number  of lines  wliicb  we  want   to  ?   reduce.     Wc will o-ive vou a o'ood  discount on anv of tbem.  B cs ^ rs 1  13 We are going* to make our Show Rooms considerably larger  and wc will give you all kinds of tempting oilers to help us  reduce our stock in order tbat we mav carrv out our alterations.    ASK FOR DISCOUNT. '  i a a a  Cabinet Making.  Upholstering  REVELSTOKE  FURftTURE  ST05JE.  Picture Framing  Ii PRESCRSP110N  DEPARTMENT   .  Of tl'is .storo keeps pace with advanced  lllllil.. .il dtat'liri...  police ntagislrate Ik* laid over- unlil-Ti  report he obtained from the cliio/ of  police   as   to   whether     the     pros cut  --Walter IJaUefs cocoas;,nd ehorol.itcs  )l|.������  Il-e-li goi'lls. ('. 1). I llllllc ,*v-(.0.  Thos. h-reel I has .'iccepteil a,  jiositii-.n  with Me-si-s. Mi'Diinald ,\: "-lontei-ai.  I  - Longs j.reS'-rv.-s. tin- i.ii-rfeittiori in?  tiie art of preserving fruits, at (.'. IS. <  Jiunie .V Co. j  i'AY THK l'HIXTKIt '.'.'. All sub-1  M-riplii-iiis  to   lhe   Hkhai.Ii   air;  now;  duo, I  1  l'l-ati'-: Kithner. mnnngf-v of fire!  B'.-atrie.- Mine;.. IJuiii-.'d. is in the city t  foi a  few days on hrisinoss.* |  - -Nuts fresh. Pecan. P.ra/.il. AliiKiuds.  "Walnuts, l-'ili.erts. at (.'. P,. [[tunc,  iv. to.  Joe Morgan has opened another bar- i '  l������'i'  siroji  orr   l'*ir>t   street., next loth'.1  L'iiion lloli'l.  -Grasp tin- opportttiiity and give It.  HiiW'H'it iV I'o. a call while I'arpel  Jlerrrliaiit Sale is on.  There is tin epidemic of searlel  h'Veiat field am I as a result quarantine  regiilal ions have been instituted  ���������.Select a carpet for your small pm-lor  from K. Jlowson iV. (.'o's louinanl  gooUs  I,  Dispensing of  Prescriptions  This  f icpait uii-nr   of  our  Illlsine-Js  icceives Oi|r |ii-s|  and gi-i'iile.s-l   al toniinii.  Ol'I!  AIM  is ever lo give relief to  I he Slllfel (l- as .si,on a- il  i> possible for lis 10 do so.  Our  Dispensatory  is well equipped, eveiv-  Ihing liaudv. and hence  we a re not ha lupei-e i 11  our wnrl*.  w. Bews, PH. B.  ���������nir: 11K.11).  Mr-. John tilassev. Halifav.  I st'.l'oltg   and    Co:  < flu  W.    Williams   were  Mrs. K. I,.   I'vcln-; Van  iver.   KC. ;  -^ I i.ne candidates,     liro.    Dull'   doing   the j badly injured.  *> 1 worl.    Iie.-iitl ifnllv  I  After'  initiation's |  J. S. Me|r,,na!d, (lalifax. irijmi.-d. 1  Uro. Mutf explained lln- Orange j Mrs. Varrce. Halifax, wife of (.'on- j  Altrt rial rienolir. Kniid work and enlisted (doctor Van'-,*, injured. j  Id  applieal ions   for   ineiiiliorship.    Ar  10 o'clock supper was served by ".Mine  Host."   Mr.    Hiekey,    which   everyone  i thoroughly        enjoyed.       Hefore     tbe  j mooting closed a resolution   to   tender  ������|a vole    o|*   thanks   to   Uro.    Dull'    ivas  > I unanimously   carried.    I bunking   Itini  > ' iur- bis   valuable   services   and   sugges-i  < j lions along the lines of Orangei-m. I  ' ' Uro. Dull* lel'l on Ilie -itirtl instant ;  I'oi' Ibe ('.i.iM. visiting the various!  lodges on his v-ay. While in lhe city!  In- w.-s the gites!. ef li-i-. W. (  fald ���������!-.  Card of Thanks  badlvi  Mrs.    Vance,   st-..      Hitlifax.  injured 011 spine and   head. I  .Miss    Ueiitley.      Halifax,      xevei-elyi  bruised. !  John Uedford,  cornineieial  traveler,!  cut. on face and  bead. i  1'rlorj; Kelly,   bi-iikCMina n,     Halifax.!  badly injured. |  Ol her   passengers   sustained   minor!  injuries. j  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  ln-ii������������i.-,t- niul Sl:U.i(iii������.T.  .Ni-xt lliiini' liim'*-.       .Mncki'ii/ii* Avi*.  The Ladies' Hockey ('luhdesiios fo  l-luiitk all those whoso kindly assisted  them nl thoir dance held   on   .lainiaty  vyv^^vvvvv^/v^lN^A^^l^^^AA^>v asth.  All subscriptions fo the lliciiAi.D tiro  now due and subscribers would eonfoi'  a favor by niaking a |)i'ompt sett.le.-  inoitt. Our eolloelor will call on all  loenl subsci'ihciN next weok.  AA^lA>^^A1<^^A(^lN^lVvvvy������l^^^  REVELSTOKE  Opera House  Monday, Feb. I5tli  One night Only  " "l'ou   will   laugh   fill    fin1  Icars i-t��������� ri down your checks.'  Xew vork Journal.  What Happened  to Jones."  Iii   (lc,..   W.   Mrmiilliiitst., iititlmi-    .<f  "tvliy    Smith    |.,.(t     II1111111. rln-  IVroiitt .Mi.  Wrijrlil." i.tc.  WS DO NOT SUBSTITUTE  Jiving iim your nuxt I'lt-'nciiption anil you will h������j  oonvincoil that- wo ilojust what we any.  Wo st:unl boliiiid nur noods, pmvantuoing tiiutr  Froaluioss iutilPurity.  J-.   A..   BTJO.ISI'EaiA.sM: Red cross drugstore.  DON'T FORCiICT THU I'LAUB. THK SIGN OK THK KKD CROSS  ��������� i������i<ii(>(������t������i((iittio9i-t*tiiit.tt������i-|(i(i-iii()*toet������������t  S-���������THE MARSH ALLSANITARYJMATTRE^.!  PAT. SEPT., 1900.  R. HOWSON & CO.,  FURNITURE  DEALERS.  J AGENTS FOR THE "OSTERMOOR" MATTRESSES.  .���������irrtingoruoiifs 1110 giving satisfaction  to the public, nnd police olTicers.  Amendment put and carried.  A. J. I'feifor was awarded contract  for supplying from 10 to 7"> cords of  wood to lie delivered at power house.  Standing eonriiiiltoes were, struck as  follows:  Finance-- Aids. ilcCarter, Abra-  hairrson und McLeod.  I'ublic Works���������AM., Abi'alrainson,  Field and Foote.  Kin.', VVrisei' and Light���������Aid. Lewis'.  Mcleod and Field.  Health Bylaws and Trade Licenses  -Aids. Foote. McCai'tcr and Lewis.  A    London   and    New     York  Success.  ltitor|*fi'loil iiy it i*oin|i;itiy fif Mclrn-  IKiltt.-ni plnyiTH itmlci- iniin.iiieitii.'lit ef  Mr-. ('. I*. Walker (if tlio Winnijii.'i; uml  iilliml Theatres.  Prices S1.00 and 75o  Suit' nf tictit.s at tiro Ci-nadr. Drup  timl Bonk Co.'m sitoi-o.  yv-^vvvvvvvyvyiir/vstvvvyvvyv^^' Olds Lumber And  H. D������ Cc.  BALED HAY  Foi- SALE���������Three Hundred Tons  so. 1 Prairie Hay. For particulars  and prices address  THE EQUITABLE LIFE  $4,000,000  I'rolits paid Policy holders  during I903, which is a  larger amount over paid in a  year by-any Insurance company and illustrates one of  the many ad vantages accruing-lo the Policy -Holder  in.this Great Company.  $32,000,000  Total piiyimMi  last year. Th  must result fr  of such a largt  MHlioiiH to wii  $1,400,000,000  Total ptiyitrretrts to I'nlicv  Ilnlilei'.i  last year.   Think nf the kooiI that  must result frnm tlie ili.-it.iilmlioii  of such a large stun of ninney.  Millions to willows aiul iirpliilli.l.  Insiiviince in force tit the cnil of  mott, iirot.ectiti(! tlinii.iiunls of  linincs in tlie event, of the death of  the breail winner, niul proviilinrra  sure anil proHtulili* investment fur  the (Icjiositors nt tlie maturity of  tlieir policies.  LEWIS   BROS.  District Agents.

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