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 i  ���������  y --   //  *  A  ^aJJSTID  RAILWAY    MKN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol    XIV: NO.  41  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,   APRIL 14, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  ������=Mim.'������5ia=������:ai6jJKS^-.irTOOTia������i-^^ i j  Ml      fl  i mil���������  r  K"i  OUR SPRING SHOWING1 OF ' FINK   SHOES   S'DJt-  PASSE.S ANVTHING XVE HA\H3 EVER HANVDl'-ilCD'-  WOKTH    YOUR    WHILE     TO    VISIT  THIS   DEPARTMENT AND LOOK OVER OUR,  l'700"t'\VRAIl.  J. & T. R"ll's Fine Footwear for Lidies and * Children, the acme  of Perfection in stylo and lit.  Ladies' Dongola Laced Boot, ncnt shape, the new Coin Toe.  McKay Sown, High   Cut.  SI 50  Ladies' Box Calf, two ply sole, nice, soft Hoot, High Cut Lace.  McKay stitched, a good shoo for young ladies  $2.00  I  Ladies* Vici Kid or Buttoned Shoe. Coino or Piccadilly toe, turned  sole. Goodyear welt, very fashionable shapes S2.75  Ladies* Extra Vici Kid. Laced or Buttoned Boot, patent Bright lor*,  turned soles, in elegant shapes 33.75  Ladies' Dongola Oxford or Low Lncrd Shoes, plain toe. cap. McfC.iy  sewrr soles. Nice, Soft Shoo for llniisewoar Si.75  Ladies' Dongola Oxfords. Bright Too Gap, nicely made. McKay  stitched, a nice shoe for Street wear  .$2.25  Ladies' Oxfords, in .Blucher and American 'Ties, irr dill'eicut  leathers, nice street shoes ..  -.' '.     .."32.75  Ladies' Oxford and Strap, in Vici and Pal ont Lent hors, I urned  soles, nicely ornamented. Nice Fvcniug and wry Dressy  Wear  S3.75  Misses' Vici Kid Shoes, Lace or'Buttoned, .in different, leathers, in  Light and Heavy : Makes '."..S1.50'     S2.00        2.25  AVe have uiado a. thorough collection of .Children's��������� and  Infants' and wiUbo pleased to show you -.through tho dilferent  lines for yougstors. ?  THE HOME-  OF THE  IS AT CUR STORE IN REVELSTOKE  Men's Black Willow Calf Coin or Rational Toe,  McKay Sewn, will take a high polish        .        .        $4.00  Men's Vici Kid, Bulldog toe or Rational toe, made  in two widths, very light and soft. Makes a nice and  very dressy shoe, . . . .        $4.00  Men's Box Calf, heavy or light soles, Rope stitch,  wide or narrow toe, any width . . $4.00  Men's Patented Leather and French Enamel Shoes  or Oxfords, a nice, dressy Shoe, always look well, different widths and styles. . . . $4.00  Engineers' and Firemen's Gaiters, or Congress Shoes  in 3ight and heavy soles at *1'2.7.:)     . ?,3*75        ?4*50  Men's Dancing Shoes, soft pliable soles, in dull  Crowe.Kid or Patent Calf, wide or.narrow toe,  $2.75 and S3. =*o.  Wc make a specialty of llic Genuine Slater Shoe in  all the best styles.  Department Store.  iK FICHT AT  ?3T   A EST  Russian Battleship Torpedoed  by the Japs and Goes Down  With Admiral Makaroff and  Soo of His Men  'Spcdnl lo Tin: Iti:ir.n.r>.)  Pout Ai.'THi'K. April I'd���������Thu .lap-  rinoi-.o fleet. .'10 strong. at tacked Port  Arthur 'at daybreak. The Russian  fleet, went out to meet the enemy, but  owing r.o their being in sueh large  force, the Kussinu squadron returned  to the r.i.idsleail. The Russian  battleship Pe.Li-opnvlovsk touched a  urine when returning and went to the  bottom carrying hor Vice Admiral  M aka roll' and SOI) men.  Although reports seem somewhat,  conflicting the indications point to a  naval battle being in progress at the  time the last reports were sent out.  No further particulars received regarding the damage dono otherwise  than the sinking of the Russian battleship.  No .Tnpanose version of the alVair yet  to band.  St. PiiTKUsnunc, April 13.���������Grand  Duke Cyril, between whom and the  throne there is only a single life, was  aboard the Petropilvlovsk, and with -10  others was saved.  Tokio, April II.���������A company of  Russian troops attempted to cross the  Yalu river west of Wiju. hut wore  driven hack by tho Japanese. 20 dead  Russians wero found al'iev the fight  was over.  London*. April II.���������The Times editorial la-it nii^ht, expresses the opinion  that the battler-hip Petropavlovsk was  torpedoed, while the Russians report  says they camo in contact with ono of  their own mines.  ���������St. l'i:TKRsni*i!(i. April 11.���������It is  stated tliat Viceroy Aloxiel'f will assume, command of tho naval affairs in  the far east until the arrival oir Admiral Kiijestvenski.  I'-AT.vr, thai:  Spokane, April  Northern passenger  was wrecked near Leavenworth last  nighl hy tbe embankment giving way.  The engine rolled over into tho viver  followed by 'iho mail and baggage  c.irs. The tireiiiaii and engineer wero  killed, also tin 00 hoboes who wero  su'.-iiinga ride*.  liX.P.t.OH.lOX ON S..-S.   31ISSOUJ11.  "\V.\si!7X<iTnx, April 1-1.���������While the  U. S. battleship .Missouri wasat target  practice yesterday, 15 miles from  IVn.-.icola. five charges of powder, one  in tho turret of the 32-inch gun and  lorn-guns in the handling room exploded, killing five officers and21 men.  Two other men will die. Tois believed  lhe explosion was duo to a backfire.  ('. P. II. shops hero, .having concluded  his apprenticeship as such Inst month,  aiul next pay day would liave heen liis  lirst as a master machinist. "Kenny"  was u general favorite wilh his comrades in the shops ruid his dealh will  leave a void in their midst which will  be hard to lill.  The remains of Kenny Dodd wore  shipped l.o Vale on Tuesday evening,  whore deceased's family reside. Prior'  fo the departure of the body to its last  resting place, a short, funeral service  was hold in R. llowson's undertaking  rooms by. Hev. 0. A. Procunier, the  arrangements being in the hands ol"  tho local lodge, of International Assooi- j  .���������ition of Miii'iiinisls, of which deceased:]  was an active member and from whoso  ranks the pall bearers were chosen as  follows:���������Theo. Wadman. A. Onto, .0.  Knowles. F. 'J'orrrlirrson, l'i. Jackson  and O. MeDonnl.*!. The service was  largely attended by many friends and  comrades of deceased and Hev. Jlr.  Procunier in the course of his remarks  well voiced tho sentiments of tho community in the following words:���������  '���������Kenny was a good boy. a- faithful  friend and Hovelstoke is poorer to-day  in his removal by death." The pall  bearers accompanied the remains to  Yale and assisted yesterday iir performing thc last sad rites over their  departed brother. King Dodd, C.P.R.  locomotive engineer, brother of deceased, also accompanied tho remains.  The sympathy oftho entire community  is extended to the deceased's family  in thoir hour of affliction.  Tho remains of train master Downie  were taken charge of by Kootenay  Lodge, No, 15, A. F. & A. M., of which  deceased was a valued -member; and  will be shipped on the first through  train to Toronto, Out., for interment in  charge, of Clarence Marpole, a sorr of  Heir. Supl. Marpole of the Pacific  division.  B\  ' WMKCls.  II.���������The    Great  train eastbound  !i������ELST@K  m 1  t  by Accident of  C. P. R.   Em*  at   their Posts  Over the Death  Two    Popular  ployees while  of Duty.  Late on Monday night the sad and  startling news was received in town  tliat Thomas Downie, train master at  Rovolsto'ke. and Ivenriv Dodd. of the  C.P.R. shops, had been killed in :i,  snow slide at Albert Canyon. The  news caused wide spread sorrow here  and cast a gloom over the city from  which it hiis scarcely yet recovered.  . .The twoj>:iotuns_Ail?Ahjs,_iuifortiiniite  accident died'oFTheir  having beerr called to  where a snow slide had occurred  work of removing the  slide  had  Winnipeg Flooded and CPR  Bridge Washed out���������Trains  Delayed���������Red River Rises 19  Feet in 24 Hours.  Winnipeg, via, St. Paul, Minn.',  April IH.���������At midnight on Tuesday a  flood starling frn'rcv^the Red river is  flowing down Main street and the  barns of tho Winnipeg Electric Railway company are being washed by a  strong current and it is expected will  be swepL away.  The flood is rising rapidly aird is endangering the bridges. Sinco Monday  the lted rivei' has risen 10 feet and  people along its hanks are fleeing to  places of safety. Tho Assinaboine  river is also rising vapidly At Oxbow,  ISO feel of I he Canadian IPacific's massive steel bridge has boon washed  away, stopping-transcontinental trains.  'Four other bridges have also been  washed away at Oxbow as well as a  number ol? houses along the river hank.  Portage la- Prairie, Selkirk, Hincrson  and Brandon report much damage.  Telegraph service to the west i.s  paralyzed. A family of Indians has  been reported drowned' near Brandon  but the report is not confirmed.  Nelson    Liberal - Conservative  Association     On     Record.���������  Willing- to Let the Dead Past  Bury Its Dead  The following resolution was unanimously passed at a meeting of the  executive council of tho Nelson Liberal-Conservative Association Tuesday  afternoon, says the Nelson Daily  News:  1. That this Association did at lire  last Provincial election faithfully  support and work for the success of  tho Liberal-Conservative Government;  2. That in consequence of what was  considered by tho constituency as a  whole the unfair treatment of the  member for Nelson by tlie Lieutenant-  Governor and the Premier in connection with it Cabinet appointment, this  Association did, on November 21st.  190:i, refuse to support a resolution of  confidence in tlie Government, the  reason being its desire to show its  disapproval of the action of the leader  of the Government in that one particular, but without any intention to  place itself in avowed opposition to  tho Government. Further the motion  referred to was introduced against the  advice of the President as being  inopportune whilst public feeling was  excited at the incident, and in addition the introducer of the motion had  not himself been a supporter of the  party and did not Work or vote to  place the Government iu power.  3. This executive declares that, the  Association is in all party matters a  loyal supporter of the purty and government, both in Provincial and Dominion politics,, notwithstanding any  statements to the contrary.  F. il. Staukbv, President.  D.-M. Mauixinal.o, Secretary.  XV. BLAIiBMOHE.  A. J. Marks.  ll. Wrcnt.  XV. li. McCandush.  .T. 1-liiPnuiiN.  XV. IltV'lNB.  .1. A. Iiivi.vn.  W-J. MacNau.  ,T. .T. Jl a lon 10.  AV. HOIYMHS.  M. BiiYuuiss.  1 r*l*i fti fti 1*1*1 i*t*r i*t*r r**t*i ft\ fti fti fti r*frr i*l*r i*t*i fti fti fti i*1*i fti i*l*i i*t*i t't'i ft. ftt 1'  " "4. 'X* "4* \L' nE,' '4������ (J.1 'JL1 'JL* l4.' ���������A* 'X 'X* 'J.' 'A* *J.* "Jl* 'Jj "jl" ijj 'A' ���������A* "X" %L"T  NE BROS.  Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon,  Hams,   Eggs,   Groceries  Canned Goods, Etc., Etc.  and  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED  MACKENZIE AVENUE  ifTTi t*fc fifa tJTi rlTt r"Jt"i rl*i ftf t't'i 1*1*1 tfo t't'i t'ti t't'i tfti  l*P \p l*P lV lV lV V %***VW l4*' l+l XV lV '+1  Eye   Examinations  Made  Glasses fitted  bv tlie  GREAT   WEST   OPTICAL   CO.'S  SPECIALISTS'.-a    ALLUM'S    JEWELRY   STORE,  Revelstoke, Head Office of The  Great  \Ve������t  Oplic.it  Co.,  Ltd.,  Vancouver.   Capitalization Sroo,ooo.  All work fully Covered by the Company guarantee.  a.  s.  Athletic Club  posts of (luty,"  iVlhort Canyon  The  heen  practically completed and "'J'. D." as  the late train master was familiarly  'cmHed, wns in the act of telegraphing  the despntchers oflice here from the  caboose'of the work train where he  had had an instrument installed, when  another slide was heard. Train master  Downie and Kenny Dodd immediately'  rushed for the door of the caboose and  jumped out just as the slide struck the  car. Mr. Downie was ciuight in the  trucks of the en house and killed instantly, while Kenny Dodd was buried  iir the snow nnd smothered beforo  willing hands could roach hiin. The  oar was hurled down the bank and the  inmates among whom were Supt.  Kilpatrick, XV. .Miller-, bridge .superintendent and others, escaped with a few  bruises and a bad shaking up. Supt.  Kilpatrick had a narrow escape, heing  just, at the door of the 6n boose in the  acr, of going out when t'.o slide struck  the car. Fortunately he was pulled  back by the bridge superintendentand  escaped with a bruise on the head.  On word of the disaster being received here, a relief party wns immediately sent out and assisted in recovering the bodies of the two unfortunate  victims, which were brought to town  early Tuesday morning arrd taken to  IJ. Howson Sc Co's. midcr'raking  parlors.  '1 he deceased were two of the most  popular men in the city. AU: Downie  .-i brother of C. P. R. superintendent  Win. Downie. of Nelson, was for ;i  number iif years a trusted official of  the C. P. K. in this city, occupying the  responsible position of chief train despatcher up till a few months ago when  he was promoted, on Mr. Ristoen's removal lo the coast, to the position of  train master. "T. IV will he greatly  missed by his brother officials with  whom he was a general favorite.  Kenny Dodd was only a young man,  being engaged as a machinist   in   the  Lacrosse.  The annual mooting of the lacrosse  club was hold last Thursday evening.  The treasurer's report for last year  showed a balance on hand. The following officers were elected for the  ensuing year:  Hon. President���������T. Kilpntrick.  President���������A. .T. jWeDonnell.  "Vice-Pros.���������W. J. Georgo.  Soc.-Treas.���������D. C McKenzie.  Uxeciitive_Gojrim[ttce^Dr._ Suther^  i.iridT^Cr^jrnTOnercri^tiYitntrwrirr  Darber, .7. A. Ringer, C. K.Macdonald.  Tho appointment of a captain was  left to the players. Membership fee  was fixed at Sjil. Practice nights will  be Mondays, Tuesdays, 'Thursdays and  Fridays.  At .'the. .meeting of the club last  evening the following gent lemon wore  added to thu executive'.committee:���������  Messrs. E. Dupont, SI. J. O'JJrien and  McDonald. The executive meet this  afternoon to arrange for tho renting  of suitable quarters foi the club.  City Council.  The regular meeting of tho city  council was hold on Friday evening  last wilh Mayor* Brown in the chair  and Aid. Foote, Lewis, Abrahamson,  Kiold and McCnrter present.  A communication, from Chief Hain  suggesting that council decide on a  garbage groiindsaiid appoint a scavenger, was referred to Health cominitUic  with power to act.  Public Works committee 'submitted  the following estimates:���������Widening of  Secorrd streot between Charles streot  and Government road $250; repair's on  various streets ijillO; an appropriation  covering these works wis voted. Tho  committee also recommended the gravelling of station road and of First  street from McKenzie ave. to freight  sheds.  It was decided to transfer fire, alarm  wires from present poles to electric  light poles, on Second street and other  places where Fire, Water and Lijjlrt  committee deem advisable, it having  been found that lire alarm polos interfered with working of snow plow in  winter months.  Married,  On Saturday night at S:30 in St.  Peter's elm, ���������?:���������!, Miss Winnifrod Gibbon, third dn ugh ter of the late C. H.  Gibbon, of Steveston, B. 0., was married to Mr. .lames Suter, of New  Westminster. H.C. The happy young  couple left on the Saturday evening  train for a honeymoon tour on the  coast, after which they will settle in  their future home in New Westminster.  Prominent Calgary Lawyer is  Arrested in Connection7 with  the Wilcox Mail cRobbery  Case.  Calgary, April 11.���������John Arthur  Bangs, of the firm of Bangs & .Tones,  one of the prominent lawyers of this  city, was placed under arrest on Saturday on a charge of complicity in concealing tho money stolen some time  ago from His Majesty's mails and for  tlie robbery of winch mail clerk Wilcox is now on trial.  Bangs is counsel for Wilcox, and the  authorities suspect him of having the  iiiissing.inoriey^iiuhis.possession.^Some-  tirrro ago liis house was searched witli  a view, it is understood, of securing  evidence, in support ol" this.  The arrest has created a great sensation hero, where Hangs has lived for  the past eighteen years, and where lie  has been in practice as a barrister and  solicitor for very nearly tlrat time.  That Hangs is guilty of the charge is  discredited by the citizens, with whom  his reputation is au excellent one, and  it is not believed that any positive  grounds fen- the action of the police  have been obtained.  Thu arrest was' mado by Colonel  Sanders, superintendent nf the Northwest Mounted Police, on instruction's  received by wire from Inspector* Chamberlain from Gleichen.  .Hangs was admitted to hriil on $11).-  000 security being put up, of which  .$5000 was furnished by himself and the  reni.iindor by two sureties, who gave  $2,500 each.  LATER.  The arrest of ,T. A. Bangs, H. F.  Boyce and T. B. Bohan is almost as  much of a mystery here, as at the time  thoy wore arrested and but little of  the evidence that will he offered at  the preliminary trial has boen made  public or is evon known yet to the  crown authorities hero. Pinkerton  detectives have been working at the  case. Thoy have engineered the  arrests and have worked up all the  evidence in connection with it. The  story, as far as can he learned here, is  that the Pinkerton agency in Seattle  had beerr informed that some of the  Bank of Hamilton bills were being  exchanged in bulk for some other bills  of another hank in tliat city. They  discovered the agents who were handling the hills, shadowed them irr  Seattle and followed them back. The  agents purchased tickets to Gleichen.  B. P. Boyce was placed under arrest |  at Gleichen after returning from the  west. He was in the act of receiving  ii package of money from the express  company when arrested, |  Mr. Ogle and Socialism.  Editor IIkkald :  Sill.���������Last .Monday night, April 11,  Mr. Ogle mado an attack on Socialism,  under cover of the .Methodist church.  Any thinking man present would admit the truth of many of Mr. Ogle's  .statements, but as an attack on the  stronghold of Socialism it was an utter  failure. The -charges brought were  against the stand of .certain Socialists  on the'-'religious (jucstion. Socialism  itself was untouched. Indeed Mr.  Ogle failed to answer a very pertinent  question put to ' hiin by ill'. Cough.  Ono would think that tho gentleman  would at least have understood what  Socialism was before leading an attack  against it. From Mr. Ogle's remarks  I would take it? that he lias never been  a Socialist. True, he may have been  in tlio party but by ignorance as he  himself said. Now, Mr. Editor, I am  a Socialist, I have beerr a 'member of  the   Revelstoke   Socialist   Local   and j  Big Find at Poplar,  Incoming passengers from Poplar  creek arriving on the steamer Kokanee  yesterday reported the recent finding  of several large nuggets of pure gold  in a" pocket lincoveren in the Lucky  Jack groupe.  Some of the nuggets contained two  hundred dollars worth of the precious  metal each.  In the aggregate the value of the.  packet h said to exceed $1,000.���������Nelson News.  Diocese of Kootenay.  The executive committee-of - the Anglican diocese of Kootenay held a  session in Nelson last week. His Lordship Bishop Dart of New Westminster  presiding.  Two mission posts .were organized  and arrangements made for sustaining  them.    One will.consist of Arrowhead,  though I have quil that"organization I Comaplix and Nakusp, and the other  am still as good a  Socialist lis ever. }of_Ci-eston.nnd points along the Crow's  It is true that'many of the prominent  members of the ��������� party in B. C. are  practically atheists, but the churches,  are to blame for that. Why did they  irot take rrp the good work? 'Because  the churches have not grasped or even  realised the true problems of human  life. Vague, shadowy theories, instead of hard practical facts. When  Christ taught the multitude he also  remembered and had compassion on  their physical wants and so provided  tho loaves and the fishes. I tell you,  Mr. Editor, the physical hardships oif  life, the empty stomachs, the mental  distress through being unable to provide for loved ones, the injustice of  our present social system damns more  souls than all the ignorance and lack  of Christian doctrine. What have the  churches' doire to ease distressed humanity, have they lifted any of the  load? No. they don't profess to, but  teach humility, patience and servility.  If I have my hand in the fire and am  perfectly free to withdraw it but will  rrot, do I rrot deserve lo burn. The  laboring man is in that position.  Why should he bear ' that which he  canJ,hrow olV. "What matters it to  liimTfnrfiiTiin^Sth'Bi^^  self that raises his load and makes him  free. Let us look at the matter  sipiarely and honestly. The church  offers charity but leaves the man a  slave. Socialists, even though they be  atheists are pointing the way to freedom. Thc churches are blind or they  would see that the present social system i.s the greatest obstacle to Christianity. And charity, what do we want  with the beggarly pittance you call  charity, we want justice. Charity  used to mean love but does so no  longer. Mr. Ogle told us that he  studied character, better be a Jittle  broader and study humanity before be  comes before the public to run down  and try to overthrow that which is  striving for the regenei-ation of mankind. Socialism is in ita infancy. I  admit its imperfections and would not  for a moment think of advancing the  .system of Socialism as being perfect,  but it is a step in the right direction  and with the increase of education we  may hope to see its truths adopted and  its "faults remedied. He is the true  man who will lead us on to better  things, any craven can pull down  better work than he can build up. The  present system of capitalism which is  fostered by most churches is leading  us to wreck and disaster, as any man  can see for himself if his mind is broad  enough and his senses keen enough to  follow the run of events. I will not  tresspass more on your kindness for  the present but may have something  to say on the subject later on if Mr.  Ogle"persists in tho campaign he has  now entered on.  I am, etc..  J. Thornton.  Nest line a.s far as Wardner.  The diocesan synod will meet this  year at Kevelstoke on Wednesday,  June Sth, and the executive committee  will reconvene in Nelson again on  May ISth to prepare a program for the  meeting of synod.  The Tie-Up  The C.P.R. are having a strenuous  time bn this division 'with snowslides  arrd washouts. The hot weather of  the past week has started the snow-  down the hills with fatal results to the  train service. The officials here are  working night and daj- with crews to  clear the track, but no sooner has  one of the obstacles removed when it  is reported that a slide has come down  at another point on the road. The  lost through train from the east came  in on Saturday night last and up to  the present there is no definite news  as to when the main line will he open.  The passengers east and west are now  transferred over the Crow's Nest Pass.  ���������Sprint; conies slowly, but surely will  its beauties and its joys develop. Not  less surely do the suits at Cresstnan's  Tailoring Establishment show the perfection of art and the beauties of  artistic skill. You get the best at  Cressinan's.  "Anglo-French   Colonial  Treaty.  The Associated Press learned on  Monday through private advices from  London that the Anglo-French colonial treaty, including the agreements  relative to Morocco, Egypt and Newfoundland, has been signed. The main  points of the colonial treaty are as  follows:  France surrenders her sovereignty  over the Newfoundland shore ana receives a two-fold indemnity:  First, for French individuals giving  up property along the surrendered  shore, and.  Second, for the French government's  relinquishment of its sovereignty.  The amount of the indemnity to ba  paid by Great Britain to be decided by  f he Hague arbitration tribunal.  Morocco figures largely in the treaty.  It safeguards Great Britain's commer- -  cial rights and insures no fortification  of the'Moroccou coast opposite Gibral- '  tar.  The Egyptian agreement does not  effect Great Britain's protectorate over  Egypt, brrtis said to be confined to the  administration of the Egyptian debt.  Great Britain having a larger latitude  in disposing of the surplus without the  concurrence of France.  France gets improved facilities in  reaching Lake Tehad and other points  in French Central Africa. This concession, it has been asserted in thedes-  patches, is a partial return for the  return of French sovereignty over the  Newfoundland shore.  Finally, the treaty is said to contain  a clause providing for equality of tariff ,*  duties on goods entering Morocco and '-  Egypt for a period of thirty years, this -  clause having the effect of establishing^'  the open door in Morocco  and Egypt. .-.  WANTED���������A position as  Stenognv^.:  pher or Book-keeper by a young lady*  Address    "Stenographer,"    Hek.vltjL,  Office, Revelstoke, B. C. ^& LET  THE  YAV/N  COME.  O*O������C9O*O*0������OOc������������0*������&l*i:C������C**'0  A Good Cue Ik a. SpK-mllil Thing Fob  tha   Whole   Biiilr. |  A good, vide, open mouthed y.     n la  a gpliriiurd thins for the whole bod.i.   A |  yawn    Is   nature's   demand    for    vsr.  Some people think they only ynwn on-  cause tbey are sleepy.    Hut tliis is not j  so.    You yawn  bemuse you ure  tired. |  You may be sleepy also, brrt that Is imt  the real ca.sc of your yawning.    V >u :  are sleepy  bo.-nuse yon nre  tlrrd. ntid  you yawn hpcnuv yon nre tired.  "Whenever yon feel ill:" ynwiring Just  jr.'iwn. Doa't try to suppress It In*-  or.use you t..lnk il Is Impolite to ynv>n.  Put jour h:.A-l over your mouth if you  want to. hut h*t tie yawn come. Aid  If yr>u tire v iere ��������� i*i can utretcli 11! tin  fnue time Mint * ti yawn Jii't slivii-li  si;-.! jaicn. Tli!." Ih mi lure's way of  ftretchin**; ii nd relaxing tlie muscles.  Dou't be ul.ai.l to opwi your mourn,  wide aad y-rvu am!  n:, ������������������toll wIipiiovt  yot:   feel  li'?";  it.     led *���������>].  If yon  very tired. !*���������'.:t do  r:''t  fori  IIU'* yn  In;, tliere I.-' tiitl'.li".* thut  "rill res: y  eo quickly ,-s xo *--!i on a s'rnlght hn  chair  r.tul.   liftiim  your  !>������������������;   from   i  floor, pu*>!i liiciu out in front o^.vii  far as po::,.j;.'.  stretch  the ana.*-,  i  K E R-  ! ANNIVERSARY  o  O  V-  ii  ("1  By LAWRENCE TUUiY  Copyright,   1SCB,   hy  T.   C.   .Mcfluro  C*O*0������O*O*0<*C)O*''i'i>0r'0it<i-������', i.<--'  :0  r:r-  ������������������;i  c  ho  ;-1  lit  the head  b-.-.A,.,  o;-ea  the   mouth   wido  and make yotirvplf y:iv.-:i.  Those tense nTvpo will relax tlio  contracted muscles will stretch and 1li9  whole body wil! lip rested. I "> thi.* two  or three times when you nre tired, atW  see what It will do for you.  '!���������!*������  (..id  .���������.ml  Orifyin of the Eon-err.  Even many native New \v-kors do  not know how the Bowery came by 113  name, according io the Pittsburg Dif>-  pateb. which thus proceeds to their enlightenment: No less a person than tho  ���������famous old on- legged Governor I'eter  Stuyvesant wai responsible for It.  When tl" city of New Amsterdam  sprang Into existence many fanners  from Holland camp ovpr to seek thoir  fortune In tli? new world, nmong thorn  old Peter. Tbey settled outside the  town and proceeded to develop the  land by clearing nway the woods and  planting it with grain, fru r trees and  onrsine.ital shrubs they hud brought  "With them. Peter Stuyvesant called  his residence nnd grounds the Kou-  Werle, and the lane connecting it with  New Arnstprdam bpenme known as  'Bouwerle lane, the settlement itself  taking tbe name of Bouwerie village.  Etuyresant's farm extended from the  Junction of what Is now Third and  Fourth avenues to Seventeenth street  rand eastward to Second avenue, where  at the corner of Tenth street his home  .was located.  Aj ������       tnDKb   and   Crow  F*nt.  "Laugb and grow fnt" is an old eny-  liig, and tliere ,ls more thnn a little  truth In it, asserts'n doctor. "Tbe convulsive movements which w'e call  laughter esert a very real effect upon  the bodily framework. Tliey cause the  arteries to dilate, so that tbey carry,  more blood to the tissues of the bod^  and tbe heart to beat more rapidly, st)  that Uie flow of the blood through the  vessels Is hastened. In other words,  laughter promotes the very 1 it conditions for nn Increase of ti * vital  processes: the tissues take up moro  nutritive innt<?rinl and the wasie products are mere promptly removed. A  good laugh sends :::i increased1 flow of  blcod to tbe brain  causes that instrument of thought to  Work better, with the result that  gloomy forebodings nre sent packing."  Never hnd thero been sin-ii n  win  In  South  Diist'.'ibiiry.    Whai  wllh  ..  slcnles.   lectures,   socials   and   tlv   I'.  the   little  village   usually   iiiiui ir."(l  fill In the dark, cherrlrrs ;;:.;? ')-;:v  harvest mid   sowing  nicely.    I'm   '!  winter the felicities of Milage hii  been  nnguienti'd  b.v  an  niiiii'/.iiir;  unpanillpletl number of wriUII;:-.* ;.:���������!���������*,-  versaI'les.   Wooden weddings. ti-.r w-f..  lings, crystal  wedding-,  hull  fello'wd  one  nnolher In  rapid  sneers; inn   nri'll  those who wpro blessed  In the giving  were hardly less numerous thnn those  blessed in the receiving.  Now, Soutli rii'.seiihiiry contained Its  sharp of spinsters, village parlnncu  which, bein? Interpreted, slgnilled thnt  the woman to whom the term was np-  pllPd had lived twenty-eight years or  more���������generally more���������and was still  unmarried. To their eternal credit lie.  It snid that they rejoiced open boui'ti'd-  ly In the marital anniversaries of iheir  fellow citi/'.cns and hud contributed not  a little to the gcriP'-al atmosphere of  happiness which attended these functions.  No, not quite nil. One exception���������  one distinguished exception���������mu*( he.  noted, KoKlnli I'ouleby. Miss Boiileby  wns a strong minded, trill, angular woman, nn ardent church worker and  ready to turn her helpful hand to anything when Hip needs of thn neighborhood required. Hut these wedding anniversaries began to pnll upon her. nnd  by the time Deacon Tli-uups'in nr.d  Mrs. Tbomii.srin hud celeliriited tlieir  ���������liver wedding Rhe was thoroughly disgusted. She lost no opportunity in lotting that fact bp known. Hers wns a  trenchant tongue. Some were amused;  more were mnde uncomfortable. But  there was uo other result. The anniversaries continued jrrst the same. Of  course tbis fact did uot silence Miss  Bottluby.  "I tell ye," Bhe snid one afternoon at  a meeting of the King's Daughters, "lt'fl  perfectly scandalous. Seclr graspin*  tendencies as has been exhibited in thla  village this winter ls downright heathenish. Why, look at old John Newell  ���������nd Sophy Newell. They ain't done  nothln' but spat these mortal twenty-  live years, accordln' to all accounts,  and, laws me, there tlrey stood up together at their silver weddin', she in n  new gingham dress nnd nil perked up  tnd Bimperin' about with one eyo nnd  eonntin' the presents wllh the other, lt  made me sick. And I guess I showed  (est how I felt too!"  As usual, Aliss Bottleby wns listened  to In the most respectful silence, arrd  when she ceased speaking no one ventured a remark. Jliss Bottleby gave a  contemptuous sniff and applied herself  to her needle. While she sewed on. the  glimmer of an Idea shot through her  mind, nnd as she pondered and enlarged upon r-it tbe strru lines of her  face relaxed into a broad sm. ���������. Yes,  she would do lt. There was no reason  wh" she should not and many reasons  Miss Bottleby'B tongue on the subject  of wi'ddlnt; aria', -rsarlcs forever. The  little parlor was piled with presents of  nil kinds, and all, Including Alius Bot-  tlcby. were rndlnnt. Every ono had a  regular gocd time, nnd when the guests  began to leave tbey assured ber thpy  were ready for the next "variety" any  time she chore to give it. Finally tho  door closed on the Inst guest, nnd Miss  Bottleby returned to the pnrlor. She  did not look nt her presents. Sbe wns  thinking of how kind they nil had beeu  end waa m.iklug all corta of resolutions  concerning her future relations with  her nplghbora. Thou slie looked out of  the window.  "I wonder whatever became of Hiram Spluks," she said.  As lu answer the bell rnng nnd upon  opening tbo door there stood Hiram,  shriven, beard and hair trimmed niul  new clothing.    Kcxinh gasped.  "Why, Hiram, yo air late, ain't yo:  Come In."  "Yes, yes." murmured Hiram. "I'm  fi-eomln'." following Miss Kejslali Into  the pnrlor. "Itut I can't stop long. I  jest en me In to bring ye my present."  Miss tlottleby looked surprised, for  nirrrm was ipilie empty handed.  "So ye've hrung ine n  preiront.  eh?  Well, ye needn't hev done thut, ill nun  What Is It?    Let mo see it."  Hiram stepped closer.  "Tho present," lie snid slowly.  "Why,  Keziab,  ye  can  see  the  present.     It's  right before ye.    I've come and lining  myself fnr n present.   Do ye want me,  Kezinh ?*'  "Why, niram!"  Hiram moved closer, and then suddenly Miss Tveziah��������� but let us draw lho  curtain over what followed, those precious moments of first love in Souti)  Dusenbury.  SHRINE   OF  APOLLO.  RIOH   PIND3   DUG   UP   FROM   RUINED  TEMPLE OF DELPHI.  *\*ortl������   and   Irieiln.  congratulated themselves nnd asked  others to join tliem simply because  they had been married a score or so of  rears why should she not be congratulated   in   remaining   snide   a   similar  W*hitt   Cen   He   tione   Willi   SnK.  ' Salt cleansen thp palate nnd furred  lonzut. and a gargle of salt nnd water  is often efficacious. A pinch of salt oa  the tongue, followed ton minutes afterward by a drink of cold water, often cures a sick headache. Snlt burdens  gums, makes teeth wliile nnd sweetens the breath. Cut flowers may he  kept fresh by adding salt, to the water. Weak anklos should be rubbed  with a solution of salt water and alcohol. Rose colds, hay fever nnd kindred nftectlons may be much relieved  by using line dry salt like snuff. Dyspepsia, heartburn and Indigestion are  relieved by a cup of hot water In which  a small spoonful of salt has been melted. Salt and water will souietiuiea  revive an unconscious person when  hurt if brandy or other remedies nro  not at hand. Hemorrhnge from tooth  pulling Is stopped by filling the mouth  with salt and water. Weak and tired*  eyes are refreshed by bathing with  warm water nnd salt, rublic speakers  and many noted singers use a wash of  salt and water before nnd after using  the voice, as it strengthens the orgnna  of the throat. Salt rubbed into tho  scalp or occasionally added to the water in washing prevents the hnlr fall-  iirg out. Feathers uncurled by damp  weather ure quickly dried by shaking  over a fire in., whicli snlt has been  thrown. Salt always should he eHten j  with nuts, and a dcss������rt fruit salt ;  6hou!d be specially made.���������Tnble Talk.  two T������er������* Kxr&Tutlona Ja������t Termln������t������d  HUa.L.l 111* Illilcly or Urr<e> far Irlf-  t... C������ntuii������s-'l li������ Vatlorin of Anclant  W>rl4, rrora Which liar I'rltili VtV  ���������r������U������4 Tarr Grant I'ullllonl Fotrar Ip  0ys������Ha Tlmaa.  Tho French Archncological School nt  Athunn has finished ils ten yours' c.\-  oavations upon tho tito ol Delphi,  tho great sanctuary of Apollo, and  haa turned over tliu sito lo tho Creek  Govcrmnout. Tho work accomplished  hns boon of almost inuslimnblci valuo  to scioncc. The inscriptions, monuments and s\-.(.il|.inri'.i brought to  light comprise ofieringH to tho Pel-  phic oruclo from nil parts of the ancient world. Magnificent buildings,  statues, columns arid altars creeled  hy great princes nr.d states havo been  found sido by sido with thousands  of rude, votive linages from tho poorest and humblest.  Tho Delphian shrine, os it now  lies exposed, consiEis of a largo irregular qu.tdrnnglo upon tho hillsido  below Mount l'uriinssus, with gatos  at intorvals in its walls, tbo main  entrance being at tho southonfit cornor opposito lho Cn.sl.ilinn spring.  From this gato tlio Sacred Way,  paved and lined on either rido with  votive buildings, etc., lends up In  winding curves to tho great templo  of Apollo, of which only tho substructure remains, rovenling tho  chamber where tho oi'r.eles wore, delivered. Before this temple Rtood tho  altar of tho Chinns, dedicated in tho  fifth century 13. C, but tho excavations havo proved that it hnd been a  place of sacrilico from a remote age.  Ahove the temple stood tho thontre,  one of the best preserved buildings in  Greece, and tho Lesche, a build ing  mentionod by    Pausanias as contain-  ^ A LADY SHOEBLACK.*- ,  Itrtar* Sight  la   na old I.amlan Ktraat���������  Wnrmc! On* br tha Pollaa���������Kits  ^.u  L.U,oniia.  London's only lndy rhooblnok, who  did a littla but.ness in front of St.  I'ancraa" Church m tlio Eun on road  has, it nuppsars. been v.'urned by tha  polico. This lut|y (..shoe-black took up  what Is rou lly a strnngi husinoss for'  e, woman in order to holp her hus^*  band. Sho put a glnLS on tho boots  of n few pedestrians requiring a  "shlno," whilo io iierl'ormod odd Joha  ln tho ncighbo iood. Ths s'hoeblnck-  ing stand In a o a kind of employ*  ment bursau im- mnster plumbers,-.  any. of whom   requiring a mnn' enffi  S"  I'AKT,  Jfi OTflD  or m. Mm  Siriukon   Willi  nil plopo  .Bright's  Disr ubc  of Lifo  waa  tVbnmloncil.  Her HcFtnnilkni in .U'onltli Onu.'r  ;i Sensation in  thu Medio-i.!  World.  Dj'jtnrs travu llcrup, bill   Do-'n  .lv!ihtf,vi..l''ills Curoil Jler  (JompUttcly.  DON'T FORGET TVlE'M.  I  *Vi-.-J������w,-������  Collingwood, Out., Jan. 2fi.���������(.Special)���������While Canada stands aghast at  the terrible inroads Uright's Disease  i.s making on the ranks ol the hri^ht-  nst and best o������ her citizens; while  the medical profession .stand helpless  before the dread destroyer o[ Hie,  Collingwood has among her citi/.eirs  ono who knows all its terrors, who  has been catrieil down hy it. till the  portals of death were open to receive  her, and who to-day is a strong,  healthy, happy woman���������a woman  j who knows .Bright's Disease in all  its liidcottsncss, hut who fears it not,  because she knows its cure.  Mrs. Thomas   Adams is this   lady's  The   CU*-nexi  In China the run  tween," is p.  very  domestic  life,    lie  :!   i  j watchful cy.: .iro;:::,! t  I suitable husbands far  !*..i(i*liraaker.  eh:;:::Vr. or "go brv  ir.mm'':i:it  faeior in  k STRANOB SIOHT IN* A LONHO.V STriK.KT.  at  onco  bo  supplied   thero  with    tho  names    and     addresses     of    jobbing  plumbers o"t of work. sh0. has   now been   a rest  After a    pict.ue of ^J^y^f*" | clc���������t of Collingwood    for * year   am  half.       lieforc    that she lived  in  where    she    i.s widely  ���������VI rs.  Adnnis    feels    it  her  duty   to  spread  black had appeared in Lloyd's special ! fnt of Collingwood    for a year   and  edition, an evening pa.por interviewed    m..,.,''"'',,-,.,,"'  her.   Sho then said:   1  mustn't clor-n    ;'" ^s   ,��������� ,' ,'vllK.  ..���������������������������������������������<.���������,,  ���������cm (iboots)  on tho box in the street   V1,0^"    '\    , lU$.\   lcb],1a'!(l  any more���������a police-inspector cmno  round yesterday (he'd kccti what was  in tho "paper) and told mo I mustn't.  Because I. hiwon't got a license!  "I didn't think I was doing nny,  harm," Mrs. Birchmoro. the lady in  question, wont on artlessly. "It wi\3  earning a few 'apenco instead of !ct>  ting 'em go. And would the polieo  let. ma have a license?" snid llrj.  Birchmoro, douljtfully, dimly conscious that tho sex is under eorrro  peculiar disabilities. Time will tell.  ���������"Uoyd'B Weekly,  Newspaper.  A CANADIAN  AUTHORESS.  Sarah   Jaaartta   Uo������tu  Ilanorad by  Canadian Saelatr ot Artlata.  Ob Satui-day evening, Sth Dec, tho  Canadian Society of Authors tendered a reception to Mrs. Sara Jean-  notto (IHincan) Cotes, the talented  Canadian authoress, who is at pro-  sent spending a short visit in Toronto.  Hor homo is  in Simla, India.  tell you how terribly ill I was. My  doctor pronounced it Bright's Disease and Sciatica, but I got no relief from anything he gave me. It  was Dodd's Kidney Pills that drove  away the terrible disease, raised ine  from my bed of suffering, and made  me a well   and happy woman.  "I was for years troubled with a  pain in my hack, at times I would  have to keep my bed. In March,  .1000, 1 got. so bad with pains in my  back and hip that I was more helpless than an infant, and at times gave  up all hope of getting well. I had  no power of my hack or limbs.  "I was for eight months an invalid,  and  my-sufferings--during that   time  , were    something     too  terrible     for  Mrs.  Cotos,  who  has now  attained j wor,is   to describe.     My doctor   said  an  assured position among  olaiglrsh   j lia(] Bright's Disease, hut hc could  writing novelists, is the eldest daugh-   ()o nothjng to give me relief,  ter of Chas. T)uncon of Brantford,  in HOW THE CURE CAME.  rwhioiVcity she was born in 1862, ..u was then a friend of my hus-  .Educated at the Collcgiats Institute bam] jmUlcC(1 mc. to try Do(lll-s Kid.  thoro, she commenced hor* career as a ncv piI1., T ,ia(1 no falU, in. them,  contributor of 'lho Toronto -Globe !foi. j I1(,vcr expected" to get better,  joining, later, tho editorial stall of ; niltI tried them, and I thank God  Tho Washington Post.  On her return /tM j  (li(,       They   brought   me    re-  Parlla" I lief almost   from   the start, and    af-  the good news all over Canada, all  over the world, that she has found a  cure for.. Brigjit's Disease, and that  that cure is Dodd's Kidney Pills.  MRS. ADAMS' STORY.  "Yes," she said, when interviewed j  regarding her case,  "my  friends    can | Justified or unpardoned snfr escort-to  Tha  Tarty  Call   and   ths  Broad  ana  Bn(l(*r  Lftler,  Do not fot't'ot your party call ond'  your bread and butler letters, says tb*  Beaton Advertiser. They are in thei*  way Just as important as the party arid  the visit themselves uud mean much to  your boatess.  "I''lv9 weeks r,"o,'.' said a woman t*������  tne tho other day, "I gave an evening  affair to  which fifty knests *���������? ore Invited.  Out of these only one has paid  me a party call.  Of course I Unow that  It in not liidliTcrence or iujjrutltude tbat  hns caused the omission, but I cannot  help feeling lt u little."  Tho bread and  butter letter, too, Is not n mere funetory  matter, but n rei.i demand wllh which  we should comply.   Kvery hostess Is Interested  ln the welfare of  the guest  who has lately been snJourninK under  h������r roof and whom she has Just speeded  wllh good  will  on  her  wny.   Sho  wishes to know If the guest has arrived  home saf������ and well, nnd not lo comply  with such wish  shows one  hieltlnj; In  common courtesy.   Vet It Is a  mistake  which   excellent   people   often    mnke.  Few people forget to call upon a bride,  hut how many rcnicnil.cr the call dm  the bride's parents as the persons who  extended the Invitation to the wcddlligT  Yet ono Is as lilndlus us tbe other, except   of   course , iu   cases   where   ths  bride's new home Is nt a Krcnt distnnco  from that of hor girlhood.  '  *  A   Fiimon*   Tvtmt-**:cr,  In the door of the norlh porch of Durham cathedral Is a very ancient und  Urotesque uin.sk of bronze, tho empty  eye sockets of which are thought to  have been either tilled with crystal eyeballs or to have had it lamp burning  behind them.  This cathedral was In medhevnl days  a famous sanctuary where ..uy culprit  chai'K.'d with crime could find Inviolable shelter, kindly entertainment for  thirty-seven days and then If still un  to    Canada  sho hornme  the  J-JOLLO J.KD TKZASEl'.Y OF ATUEXIAXI,  mentary correspondent  at  Ottawa ot  i who '  i.at lie i  lie drill  Definite words are titivssary for the J period?   Surely it was more difficult to  expression of deuiiite ideas: hence scientific terms have to he employed. A  term has odu definite mpanint; which  ���������does not change witb time. The rush  of affairs drifts words from their original meanings, as ships drag their an������  chors in a gale, but terms sheltered  from common u?e hold to their moor-  togs forever. Th* word "let." for example, has drifted ia "00 years from  Cleaning "hinder" until now it means  ���������"permit." but the term "bisect" has repaired unaltered In significance for  ccnnirieg.���������Englu-tTins; Uncord.  Children   and   Play.  ���������flay 6istilixniAb.es.=the.^higherefrom.-  the lower an.ii:;il'. and It signifies possibility of education. Klshos do not  play at all. the lower mammals run  hardly be taught "o pl.ry. and birds nro  ���������rntlrelj devo'.d of th-> instinct Hut the  kitten aad the lamb are essentially  Slaving an':..;:!3. The human youiiK.  however, are the* ' *ie p'.ayers. and in  cwii.-ry lt is play thr.t develops tlnin into manhood. "Children." f*:rys It.  Htr.fbln.-ron. "are born little amorphous I  tmndles of possibilities and are piaycd  into shape."  remain unmarried trmn to unci a husband.    Yes. sho would do it.  In a day or two the villagers received  the followin,': Invitation:  "Miss Kezlah Bottleby. havlug existed in single blessedness for forty-five  rears, requests your presence at her  home on Thursday, May 12. at 3 o'clock  In the afternoon, the occasion being an  ���������eld maid's variety. Tea and doughnuts will be served, and presents may  be stored In the parlor."  They  were  the  talk  of tbe village,  thru*  Invitations,  mid   every  one  sold  kow like Miss Bottleby It was.    Tbey  ill meant to go. too. tor they felt that  ihedid deserve-ivjniethinizifor^her-'<-;rri������=  fears of abn������cn'!nn.   The general tpnd-  mcy was to defeat Iit purpose by ig-  soring  the  obvious   sarcasm  and   pretending tbat thpy took her seriously.  Illram  Spiuks had  received  an  invl-  ] tstlon, and it bad siruci;  a  responsive  ��������� :hord ln his heart, for lie. too. had cn-  ' loved a life of celibacy.  |    He  met  Miss   Hotrl"by  serpral  dnys  j Of-fore   the   "variety"   party,   nrnl   vhe  lifted  id of  i his acquaintances nr.d then n;., rv.ic  ��������� the  parents   with   ii.;e   circ'.iui.sP<*i*i  I ns well  as a j:oou ileni o* trier .-mil  ��������� ploraacy.  I     To the family of  ! narrates the ���������_-���������--".���������; <jt;u'.i'\-i. hc.i'.rry r.r.-l  | amlab'Mty of a cerr.iin yo'tng s'rl; thm  ! ho ri ?;es c visit io !*.ar father Ei.i  I dwelis   upon   the   riches, . learning  and  wisdom of s youth be knows.  If he finds i.otJ nidi* willing to coa-  ; sider the q":������si!op. he nlies back and  forth betwe.-n thenr with all th������ en^er-  j ness of a mnn anxious tc driv a good  bargain, lie know- that If he sm-co 'is  h������ will get a nice li:;le fee from rich  family, nnd so h" painls thf i-a vy  charms of tii*- young couple In glowhig  tsrms.  -Ke-  Rnt^s-llCA  30t-  times tbo bridegroom  lowed to see bis futur" wife before ti-o  ceremony. fir*.'i'������ that after the rr-rl ������-lnrh  and veil are r?:r>o^eri b" is married to  nn ugly old .'.-ono..  These Inst.incf-s ot had fallh on ":o  part of t.hp *'go bctivren" sr" fortriiKii ���������-  ly rare, and ustinlly lie exhibits ii'irl)  discretion In his mn tings.  fng two celebratud series of paintinga  by I'olygnotus.  The most iinportant'.-of tha buildings from lhe poini. of view of the  artist tire lhe treasuries, small  tomnles in which lho various cities  deposited their orlerings. These aro  ' ! all jn ruins, bui so many oi lho  younsr man hs i fragmcnis havcobeiru recovered that  il haa been decidc-d to rc-build one ol  theai, tha treasury of Athens, a  trophy oi the Latilii of Marathon.  This stands on the Sacred Way, and  just beyond it aie the I<ocl< of tho  Sibyl and tho famous fcitoa of the  Athenia-ns.  The bas-reliefs, sculplures and inscriptions now in the museum use ol  so varied character and so great  number that it la impossible to  enumerate thorn. The richly carved  Omphalos, the atone which was supposed to mark tho centre of tha  eaj-th, and a bronzo statue of a char-  iotccr of the_ greatest._aftistjc beairty,  C7"by  I'oly-  !t!i.l!il^P.J!.'L-0*:t-.i[  who   Is   not   u 1-   I  rallied   so   warmly   that   Hiram  r.Is hat clear from his head Inste  A   D*iul>rful   I'riiiprct.  "Dat wuz .*n:L-*j:*r j cia.- comfort dry  Eire Kr'er '!'' r-r.:-.-.-i on his Bick bf-d,*'  feald Brother . '��������� A. y.  "What dey :cV. him ;"  "Preacher t:l* l.iui dey wur a bright  prospect nhear! of Lira."  "En what lit say ter dat?"  "Toi' "em <jjt what wuz a-worryln' er  him���������it wuz so bright it wuz b!n'/iu''"-r  Atlanta Constitution.  little  flip of hi.;  ?'* said Miss Hot-  Kn*r,  In the temporary nb=ence of the  beauty editor thi������ rjnestion was h:'nd<  ed by mistake to lho sporting editor:  "How shall one g������t rid of superfluous  hairs on tbe upper lip?"  "That's *asy." he wrote In reply.  Tush the young mnn away."���������Chica-'  rfo Tribune.  That   Wm   All.  far. McCorkle���������This statue yon speak  Mi/pras an equestrian one. was it?  ���������   i&rs.   McCorkle���������No:   it   was   Just   a  Blga-on horseback.��������� Detroit free l'res*  .*(),���������    Tlmt   to   Be   Btaat������r������d.  - mV.���������They tell me. pi-ofessor. that you  BB+ffliBastered ail th������ modern tongiifs.  I'rotS'ssar���������All   but   two--toy   wtfo'a  V'M'tBOtber'sI . J  ;!vlng  the customary  ; l ind.  j    "IIow be ye. fiinim'  I :leby.    "Fine warm day?"  |    ���������' TV Iiy-. hov de do-o-o.  Keziali?"  p:iiil  i ffiram.     "Yes.   rim;  yes.   It's   tolerable  j warm."  That wns r.ll.    Kezlnh swept by. but  I fliram suddenly gave a f,;art and tiirn-  ; id to look at her retreating figure.  j    "A fine, smart woman." he mul tered:  j "a   real   woman."     He   wns   thinking.  i fie thought nil the w-ay to his lonely  home and finally slapped his hand on  tils thigh.  "By gum!" he ejaculated. "I'll do It  ia sure as shootln'l"  The next few dnys were spent in  painting, and his married =!*<ter e.ime  ���������-ver and helppd him put the house In  unwonted order. I'.ut she felt that he  r.pd suddenly lost hi?' mind. She was  ���������onfldent of this fact when n day or so  'iter Hiram came home with a new  "lit of clothing and a new lint. lint all  rhat he would vouchsafe was that he  srrr! bought thern for the party, fliram  rras ready, and the morp he mused nn  hli new rcRolnflon the more ribs-cnt  minded he become.  Tlie day of the "variety" came, and  lhe vtllsgara e'*dld thpniselves In their  rejieroaltT*- - 'lJt*f.. reckoned to K'len������������  ! rinndnv   f:ntrt������.ii������   In   Mi-tI"!,  ��������� While the''ify of ye-ico is s.co'i f  ! higher than **ea ic.ei. there are in I  ! vicinity several lak"������ nn'l mar-  ! tracts which require iixtenslve dralr.f  ! operations.    The   *.'ir:n   rn'ial  Is  nn"  tliPSe great  drainage systemi.  nt;<l   u i-  on It are numerous bargee wliieli rrnrn-  port farm and garden product* from tiie  j  of     tho enemy  -if  "dedicatec!   abotit~i~'2~Ii  rtloa,   brother of the tyrant of Syracuse,   would  alone havo justified     tha  expcn3o  of tho excavations.  Tradition connects tho name Delphi  with tho legend of Apollo transformed into a dolphin orcompaJO'ing ond  guiding the ships which brought tho  lirst. Cretan roltleis to this fhonj.  Ilornor calic-1 it I'ytho, which n.inio  connects v.-ir.h a still earlier turn*.  when Apollo diijcsM-ssed the original dcit len of tht! i,iiu:i5 aiiid slew tiro  python   which   cfunr'i.d   it. j  From      th*     nrr;*h   century     before j  rhr;y*   'i/-  hoi.e ���������-,'  "r,  O.'acio of   i.':i- '���������  phic  Apollo  w.-is fijiv pstaldit-'hed and  j  conTinui-d on: :l  i's ;rr..cjliLion by 'i ;...a-  d':w'i!3, aboi.t    K.Sr;   A.   D.      It's     rich  trea-'ire-s   exposed   D-viphi   to   attacks  ������r:d     in 4P.0     fi.  fi.  ter taking three boxes 1 was able to  do my own work and look after my  children.  'Tt is three years since I started  Usui,? "Dodd's" Kidney Pills, and I have  not had a return of my trouble  since.     When I feel    a    little out of  the const and passage oversea. Tbe  only payment demanded wus a full confession nnd a solemn oath never to return to England.  From a chamber over tbe north porch  ��������� monk watched continually lo give Immediate entrance to any fugitive, and  ns soon aa this knocker on the door was  grasped the rights of sanctuary wer*  Insured. The chamber was destroyed  about a hundred yenrs ago, but the famous Norman knocker still luuiga in IU  place.���������Pearson's Weekly.  a   box of Dodd's Kidney  they  drive all  the   pains  market gardens to thc rtty. Flat bottomed boats, propelled by a pnle, convey passengers to the floating garden-*.  Tbe gardens are located upon rnar-h  land quite similar to the lule lands of  California. The soil is composed of decayed reed and grass roots, being entirely of vegetable mold and quite fertile. Ditchco at frequent Intervals  drain tho gardens and furn'-h nir.-ns  of communication hy canoes 'nil small  bonl!< to the larger canal and thus to  the city. Here are the great rn:irk?t  gardens whore vegetables arc grown  for Mexico's consumption: here. too.  ara grown the magnificent llowers  which form onr* of the principal attractions of the City of Mexico, the nV.wer  market being ������ wonder in the quantity  and rxqiii"ilo beauty boih of the individual tropic flowers nnd the 'ii.irrnfl-  ennt floral forms, which are mnde with  great taste nnd skill. .Street cars a!**..  connect (he city with the villages upon  the Vlga can ?'. and they ar������ woll pr.t-  roai!������il.���������At'brr.'i'.-ultiiru. .   .  Xerxes attempted to ta'te it. .Tn 273  B. C. Brennim end hiri Gnu Is made, an  attack on thc snerod city, but wero  unsuccessful. Tn lhe sixth cent^rv tha  temple was destroyed by an earthquake, but was riitiuilt. Jt was again  destroyed and rebuilt in the fourth  century B. C. ft was plundered  several times by f.l.a Phoclnns in Z'if,  TS. C. a.nd by Suila in HC, li. O. and  again by Nero in a fit of rage lie-  cause tho oraelo disapproved of hi.i  killing his mother, Constantino t.hg  Creat carried off somo of Hrs treasures, nnd the bronze pedestals of die  Fln.taeon trophy is l.o bo seen in Constantinople   t.o-dny.  From tha earliest, mythical times  down to tha lime of .Inlian the Apostate ths whole civilized world sought  enllsfhtennient. Irom tho lips of th������  Pythian prophetess of Apollo, nnd  during all that long period her comma 'fl wera obeyed, and her priests  exe ������������������'���������(.���������el a politic;.I power equal to  thei wielded bv I In Church of I'oino  over Catholic Eirropo in .tha middle  n������o.'i.  MM.  I1BAH /KAlfZTTS (DCKCAK)   COATKJ.  Th������ Montreal Star, and wrota a do.  lightful series of essays ooch weelt^  called "Sauntorin^s."  In company wi*r   Miss Lily    Lewis  sho made a tour round    tho    world,  embody iapr-hor-iniprousionS'in=a-Vol-  umc  called     "A   Social     Departure,"  which      vu     followed     by      another  book,  "A  Daughter of To-day,"  and  still  another,  "Tho  American Girl in  London."  In  1891 sho married Bver-  ard   Charles Cotes,  At.  A., of tho Jn-  1  dlan  Civil Service,  who later beenma  i th*   editor  of  a.   Cr.lcrrtta   newspaper.  |  Among her sirbsequorit     works     hiu'o  | been:   "Tha   Simple   Adventures   of   a  I Menifithih,"   "Vernon's   Aunt."   "Tha  j  Story of Sonny Snhib."  "Ills Honor  !   end   A   Jjidy,"   "A   Voyage  of Consolation,"  '"Iho T'nth  of n  Star,"   "On  the Other Side of tbo Latch." "Thoso  Iielipbrful    Ameriec'is." ��������� "The.   Crow's  Nest,"   md "The Littlo V.'ldows of a  "Dynasty."  Tfer latest yir--,-, "Tha Imperially," Is a stronr'tv written story of  present-day Ontario life. According  to Mrs. Donaldson in Tho Bookman,-  "the humorous ve'n nnd crisp tona  j of her varied llterarv work hns won  her a sneeinl niche nmong the ������ix  men   writers of  Ihe  dnv."  sons I set  Pills, and  away."  It is ncerlncss to say Mrs. Adams'  friends all use Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Thev find  Bright's Disease easily disposes of all  the earlier stages d[ Kidney complaint.  The YounK Men  of Today.  . The young men of today are too finicky���������too much "given to self analysis,  too eclf pampering. Their shoes nnd  neckties cost moro each year than did  the entire wardrobe of their grandfathers. They feel a sense of degradation Iii small beginnings and plodding,  end they wait for success ready made to  come to them. There Is not a young  man in the couniry who would lmltatt  Ben Franklin and march through tht  streets munching a loaf of bread whilt  looking for employment. IIti (hires not,  indeed, because society has become also  finicky, and he would be arrested as a  tramp. The young man of today'wants  capital. He cannot be president of a  banlc or Judge of a court the first week  he is from school.nnd ho feels like th������  famous Eli Pussley. that he has "no  chcuco."���������Philadelphia  inquirer...  Bine lionr.!::i:i   Tee.  The  foliage  and   (lowers of  nil  tho  that   a remedy that   cures goldenrods,     says    the     Philadelphia  Press, are Imbued with an astringent  principle and are moderately stlmulnnV  so that their suitability for the inimu-  fucture of a domestic ten was recognized by the American colonists as long  ago as when George III. was king over  them. One species, the fragrant leaved  Koldenrod, known sometimes as Bluo  Mountain tea, possesses lu addition tho  flavor of licorice. Drunk piping hot in  the wilderness it makes a pleasant feature in ths camper's limited menu. This  especial kind of goldeurod begins to  bloom quite early iu the summer and is  easy of recognition.  Rag Carpets.  There are old garments, sheets and  pillow cases in almost ev: ry house that  might be utilized in making a rag carpet, and there is no Moor covering tint  in point of usefulness "or economy can  compare with it.  When a garment that cannot bc worn  comes from thc wash, cut off the buttons and bands, and I: ar it into strips  from one-half to liircc-fourths oi an  inch wide ; lhe liner tlrey arc the prettier the carpet will be. Put them in The Earthworm.  a bag or box with a closery-fitting cov- j Araong agricultural workers perhaps  ^'so %lw'n Vc Protected ironi tire ( fhe enrtl]worm receives the least atten-  iaust,^^ihe=-W.oi*Ki^oj=_s(iWinK^tllcin   is r..... ,.-._    ,  ,    .._....... :__,..   _  neither tedious nor-,!in'c.i!t. When"yOU-"lion���������-Its-vnlue-io-the-land-is-seiaoni-  have  enough   for  a  carpel,   mix  lhem   appreciated.    It bores through the soil,  thoroughly  so  that  tin- colors  will  be.   making   little  tunnels   in  every dlrec-  evcnly distributed.      'I.il;.   them to the   Won.   thereby   admitting   the   ulr   nnd  j moisture not only to the soil, but  I tlirough the sol) to the subsoil. During  j the process of boring it eats Its way  nlong. thereby grinding up the Ilttlo  particles of earth, rendering them finer and In better condition to retain  moisture.  sewing machine, lap the ends of. two  strips and sew across the lap and back I  again ; then without raising the mach- j  ine, first prepare ihe next strip and I  sew it. Continue' until you have about I  a pound scwid, lliou clip the threads I  and wind into a hall. Rich dark col- i  ors hit or miss ami emeu with dark!  drain produce a goml effect and are |  very prct t for bcdrnouVs. but is too )  dark  for  ;i   room   that   is   in   constant  <l������rmun SlnlUtlo*.  The Btati.Mlcs recently published by,  tho well known statiMlcinn, 1'rofes-  nor T'an! lyi'nyha.is, announcer) that  thr.re n.ro 80,",00,01)0 of Germans In  the vholo world, an increase of <!,-  750.000 since I'fino. Th'-ro aro 77,-  rr.0,000. living in Ki.rope: .11,000,-  000 in Amerira, mid "<00,000 in Af-  rlea. Tn fifty-six cities ther* aro to  bo found mora than 100,000 Gorman  inhabitants. Of the.'e tliirty-lhreo  citlos aro in Cermnny and nina ia  tho United States.  in  tne  H'.?.r.   ulilcil   :\.i!lT������������.  In tho government, oi their Kast In-,  dlan pos.<-essi.);,.i ihe Hutch havo a  Inw which pro', iii :i that tho te;;ti-'  inony of one w! ie u;:\n shall b������  t<j,ii������1 to t'-.at of t>i.������en nativen.  use, for a dark (.arpel .siiovrs dirt more  i than a light one.      llii or miss earprts  usually   have   several   colors  warp arranged in stripe?.  If you wish :.o nink' a slripod carjut,  save the dark rags for the hit or miss  part, and color ihe light rags yellow,  red, blue and green with diamond dye  for cotton. They malic the carpet  bright, arid will be" pretty as long as It  lasts. Black rind while warp woven in  brick work is pretty ior striped carpets,- or al! brown or black may lie  used, and will look better than bright  colors, Get the best warp, for it is  always the warp that wears out fir"t.  and have thc weaver put five htindr-rd  thread* in a carp'l one yard wide. On.'  pound of warp will he r: quired for  three yards, and one ami one-fotuth  pounds of rags will weave a yard or  carpet.���������Elsie Gray, in Country Geu  tleman.  Lever's V-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant  Soap Powder dusted in t'��������� bath, softens  the water and  disinfects. 3S  I f  EDWARD BLAND, ATTORNEY  i J ���������  and       Counaellor-at-Law,       5ui  'Wayne County Savings Bank Building,  31 Congress    street    west,    Detroit  Mich.     Canadian  business solicited.  A**i*rie<l   itlu   FreciJom.  "Well." snid Torn sleepily 10 his roommate, "did yorr solve that prr'/.'/.lP?"  "Hn." simp!'. (I Did: as lie got ready  for hed.  '���������Huh: Vou fn'.il you'd solve lt If yon  had to stay up nil night to do it."  "Wei;. I didn't have to stay up nil  night. This is u five couiru-y.*'���������Philadelphia Press.  Enntl.  Roy���������My mother says there was a  pound of sand in the Inst box of prunes  vou sent up.  Uroeer���������Well, you tell your mother  that was the best scrubbing saud. Sho  is ri good customer, and 1 threw it In.���������  Philadelphia itccord.  Tconlilpa  of   Her  Own.  "I asked ber If she would'scream fotr  her mother if I Ui-scd her."  '���������What did she si.y?"  "Slip said her mother was fully capable of doing her own screaming."���������  Houston Post.  In   Trade.  "Didn't yon have a pleasant voyage ?" he nuked,  "Oh. yes." rv.-'lipd Miss Greatblood,  "exeopt for t! vuieir trade wtnds wo  encov.st(freU."--i*hii������delpl>ia Ledfer. yy  Janet's Diamonds.  Thore was r. rn-.rne.itv !.i;i',o.������r- h...,,n;,-*,  (hen she dropped upon tlio lloor wiiir *  fcountl that was half groan and half  laugh, uud we all rushed toward her  unt tried to get the paper from her  (clutchod hiiud.  "Ho ia dead ?" we wispered. "Speak,  Emma���������spenkl"  i "No���������uu," sire nnswered, bursting into  roars and struggling into a sitting p isi-  tion; "Iio is all right Oh, forgive 1110  lor frightening you so; hue. when I saw  the envelope Hint your faces, I���������I  thought my heart mum burnt.    I   don't  know what I did���������snid���������I���������1 "  "Then tliere io nothing wrong with  him?"  "Nothing���������the���������tire foolish boy; only  he did not get airy letter front uie by the  mail, so lie couldn't bear the suspense.  There's the message, rend it��������� end it out  for ine again, some oue, please."  I read aloud as follows���������  "Brownrigg, New Chester, to Brownrigg, EcclestouO No letters. Who  well."  "But���������but, Emmy, how could ho expect to hear from you yet?" said Dotty,  after a moment's sileuce. "The mail  takes six weeks from Southampton to  Melbourne, and you havo uot been hero  three weeks ye tl" ,  "How could he expect?" Emmeline  repeated, pushing the hair from her still  flushed face. "I���������I don't kuow, Dotty;  I don't understand! Oh, dear, how  stupid I ami What am I saying? Ho  aid not of course expect to hear of nry  arrival in Engiund; but he. expected to  hear from every port at which we stopped  and he didn't. Oh, how cruel to lose rny  lettcrsl Oh, whnt a state my darling  must be in! Quick, soma one; give mo  v my hat and let me send the telegram.  Every moment must be agony to him!"  It was useless to try to dissuade her;  although still very weak and hysterical,  the poor young woman insisted on driving to the post-office and. seuding the  message herself. I accompanied her,  and with some difficulty prevented lier  from wiring off a volume of nonsense at  the rate of seven and six-pence a word,  that would have swamped iny dividends  for.the next half year; for she had forgotten her purse, and, as I had only' a  couple of sovereigns in mine, she had to  be content with the following baid coui-  , mimical ion���������  ��������� "All right, dear love. Have written."  ' Ou our return home we found Janet,  quite recovered from the shock,'waiting?  for ns in her bedroom, her ruby velvet  gown spread out ou her bed,7 her, case of  diamonds lying unopened on her dressing-table.  "Emmy, Emmy, my child!" she called  "out shrilly. "Come" up quickly���������my  (free* has arrived! Ic looks lovely; but  they've put the lace ou the wrong sido of  the tunic. It's such a pity! I want to  know if you think I should have time to  change it.    Come up���������quick!" ,  But there was no responsive sparkle in  Eoimeline's blue eyes as they rested or*  the'finery; ihe sank listlessly into aa  tasj'-chair. i  ���������   "Mother, I hope ycu won't be too dlf  appointed, but I don't feel up to this eu������  tertaininent to-night; the shock has been  too heavy.   You must go without - me,  dear. "-  Then we had one of Janet's old scerurs.*  '  It seemed  ages   since the last, and its  effect on  her daughter-in-law was successful.   She  gave   iu, ami  Hetty aud  , Trot went off to help her to dress. * I  i Very pretty she looked in her flowing  wedding-gown, but her face lacked its  usual animation; and 'there were dark  lines still under her eyes. However, her <  mother-in-law made up in imposing gor-  geoueness for the sobriety of her t&iue.  A little scream of astonishment, not uu-  . mixed with reprobatiou, greeted Janet's  appearance in the drawing-room, for wo  bad not seen the new style of bodice before, and the almost entire absence of'  sleeve was at first a little trying to the  ���������craggy shoulders and neck on which  the diamonds glittered so magnificently.  I' "Well, Emmy, love, what do you  think of your poor old.mammy? Do I  : look a perfect fright in all this finery?"  ���������lie asked, with a playful simper; posiujj  under the chandelier. !  "Oh, you look lovely, mother���������like a  --(Snchess,-likera-queeu!-iOh,--why_don't  you wear those diamonds oftener, they  do become you so? I never saw such  beauties, and the setting is perfect���������perfect, " Emmeline cried, the'color rushing  into her pale cheeks. i  "Yes," said Janet, with a swish of her  train, "I thought you wonld admire* my  diamonds, Emmeline. You know this  Brownrigg parure is almost historical.  Come closer, love; don't be afraid to  touch them"���������witli- tender, condescension. "You can't do them any harm you  know."  I "They aro perfect���������dazzling!" Emmeline murmured.: "I can't help admiring  theni, though you know, dear, jewelry is  a thing I dou't care for in tlie least. "  Ae I felt little disposed for sleep and  ���������bad an interesting book,-I sent the servants to bed and waited up for the return of Janet and her daughter-in-law.  They arrived at about midnight, both  veVy pleased with tlieir evening's entertainment. Enunelino had .evidently  quite got ��������� ver tho afternoon's shock, aud  was her bright..'-.lively.-self again, and  Janet was delighted with the effect;  their joint appearance had made upon  the'company and was graciously garrulous thereon. When Emmy and I got  her to bed at last, we folded ' up her  precious gowri, wrapping the scanty  bodice in tit-sue paper, according to directions, and went down to deposit tlio  diamonds as usuai in the old plate-chest,  concealed under a sly boarding iu the  but tor's pantry. Thou we brought Janet  back the massive key, which she placed  under.her pillowy'clocing her oyes with  a sigh Of sleepy couteut.  | The night was go hot and clone that,  when I got to boil, I was about as wakeful as I had been all thu evening. Having finished my gtovy, I hnd no excuso  for lighting the candle, ho I remained  tossing f:*'>m side to side, watching for  the first ������������������freak of dawn, and fretting at  the ultor stilli.ess of the house. But  presently, when starting out of a "semi-  doze, tin's cause of grievance was , removed, for I heard a loud croak in tha  passage, follo"*ed bv the sound of heavy  footsteps that stopped right, nt my dc r.  The perspiration rolled off my fnee, mil  I jumped out of bed and turned uie key  tliurply in the lock.  "Open, Netty���������open, please!" Jsnet's  voice called to ma in a frightened wl.L-  per.    "It's only 1, indeed!"  "Whnt do you warri';"' I asked arrgri'y,  confronting her.    " What do  you   menu  by terrifying "  "Hush, hush!" she panted. "Tliere'n  someone in the house���������some one nfter  my diamonds, Neiiy! I���������I woke ten inin-  ules ago wilh a dreadful lre.'idnshe, and  wus Just crossing the prissngo to tho  spare room to get some ei.n-de-Cologne,  whon I heard noises, foolstopn downstairs distiuclly���������it strange muu'o foot-  tteps!"  "Oil, nonsense���������how could you tell?  It wan old William���������on1) of the servants  Getting up, Why���������why, it is qnito  dawn!" I said, my teeth chattering  nevertheless.  "Will���������will you peep over the baluslera  with mo, Nutty? We can scream . lo  rouse the Hervaiits if we see���������hear anything, and bolt back!"  Hand in hand we stole along to tho  balusters, and there sure enough we saw  a faint streak of liglrt through the hulf-  closed baize door.that led to the kitcliea  Stairway.  "Help! Thieves! Murder���������murder"!  shrieked Janet; and, betiue we could  carry out our intention of bolting back,  our cry was echoed down-stairs iu u  shrill: female voice, accompanied by n  loud battering, evidently at the door of  one of the servant's rooms; then the baize  door was flung hastily open, and Phil's  plucky littlo wife, carrying a candle in  one hand and a heavy poker in the other,  appeared before us.  "Emmy, Emmy." we cried, "what ia  it?    What are you doing?"  "Then���������then you, too, heard something ?"aho asked, tottering towards Ud.  "It���������it wns not rill my imagination ?"  "No���������yes���������nol What did you -hear?  Did���������did you go down all alone? "fell  us���������quick."  "I���������I was awakened about five minutes ago by a queer sound, like a crush  down-stairs, ns if sorrre one were breaking  a pane of giass to get into the house;  and, without thinking what I was doing,  I rushed down, hoping to rouse William  in time; but I couldn't make hiru hoar���������  his door;was bolted. Then yorr screamed.  Ah, they have heard at last; they're all  up now, thank goodness!"  . Indeed, half-clad ten.fied figures began  to gather round us from ull corners.  Emmy's story was to1' over again ; then,  after listening  patiently  for aliout tivo  minutes in tense - si'euce and hearing  nothing more alarming than the voice  of tlie cat in tlie lower regions, we  agreed to. descend en masse and ascertain  if tliere was any cause for our disturbance.   -  Janet, guarded by Trot and her heroin  daughter-in-law, returned to her room  for the keys of her casket and of tlia  plate-chest; aud we sallied forth, to find  nfter a minute investigation that there  was not really auy ground for our  alarm. All the windows were intact,  tlie out-doors fast, and the precious diamonds sparkling on their faded satin  bed, not a stone missing.  Emmeline looked rather foolish and  began humbly to apologize for ner impulsive conduct; and, as daylight ha.I  broken distinctly, we all dispersed wiih  some confidence to dress for an early  breakfast; feeling that it would be hopeless to woo sleep again after such exo foment.  .  "Still I must have heard something; I  am sure I did hear a crash. I'couldn't  have dreamed.it, you know," Emirreline  muttered, peering rigiit and left uith a  discomfited frown. i  When we were half way up the kitchen  stairs Irer voice recalled us eagerly. We  found her in the scullery, triumphantly  pointing to a mass of broken crockery  lying on the ground iii front of au old  dresser.  "There," she exclaimed���������"I am vindicated! You muse lay the blame upon  puss, not me. Behold tho caus>e of tiio  whole disturbance!"  We all pronounced ourselves perfectly  convinced, except Janet, who declared  at breakfast thai, liar nervous system w:i3  thoroughly unhinged, and that nothing  would induce her to wear her diamonds  at_lii_e_regimenta 1 dunee,  for  which ..wa  bad received invitations thut moriiiug.  1 Chapter V,  After she had been with us two mon ths  the family verdict was that we did nodi Ke  Phil's wife. But why, we did notkuo > ;  what had tended to remove our first favorable impression, not oue of us cntilil  satisfactorily state, though we sat in conclave over the question often eiiougu,  goodness knows.  However, Janet's affection and delight  in the girl increased day by day ; the refrain of her attractions, now and then  ruiied by slightly disparaging comparisons at our Trot's expense, was continuously kept up. And we had to agivo  that tliere was no questioning the you"g  wife's deep love for aid entire trust in  her unworthy husband. The tremulous  anxiety and delight she had shown over  his letters during the first week, which [  Ihought rather overdone and afi'eoted .-it  the moment, remained just as marked as  time went by.  '������������������'On mail mornings she iyas rpally liko  O.Egiire.on wire.-;, in and outofthe room,  U;> und dowu the stairs twenty times in  half an hour, and one <iay 1 saw her st-irS  impulsively from her favorite sent at iho  lobby window ami, before I could attempt  n remonstrance, dart dowu stairs and cru.-s  ths sodden liiwu, iu nn almost blindin-  torrent of raiu, the moment the postman  appeared at the loilg* gale. As well as  I oau remember, it m s on the evening  of thia very day that a circumstance occurred which disturbed aud excited us  all Tory unpleasantly, arid Which proven,  alas, bow unerring wm our Dottj'u  judgment!  Tho raiu continued so deprrssingty,  and it got so chilly to������ ants evening, thut  Janet suggested a fire in the drawing-  room, which suggestion we all supported  briskly; and, two girl friui.us of Trot's  dropping in to cousult her about sonic  ba&uir work thuy had jointly under-  talj&u^w* jjMM-.itai"','!' U'^ni to spend   t\u  teat of tho afternoon with us. A flor lea  We all produced our work-baskets, knitting-needles, et ccctcra. and gntlierml  round the hei' th, t!".*iou^hIy enjoying  the cheery blaze. Emmeline was the  only idle member of thn party; she wns  lying on the rug, playing with a pair ot  Peggy's kittens.  "What is that. Mrs. Brownrigg?"  Florry Berti m ns'c<-..l, leaning forward  to look at somo silky glittering object  tlint Emmeline wns trailing on the rug t,������  amuse the pussies. "It seems a very  pretty bit of work. May I look at it,  please?"  "With pleasure"���������holding itupforliet  inspection. "It is n ne I tod purse, worked  in silk and beads, you see. "  "Why, I kuow that purse!" exclaimed  the girl impulsively. *' I remember even  workiug at it myself! Somobody here  tuust have given it to you. "  "Oh, no!"���������with a soft little sigh.  ���������Somebody very far away guve it to  tne."  I looked up and saw that it was a purso  ���������the purse that Trot had made as a patting gift for her lover before he started  for Australia, and tlrnt Iro had delared to  lier should never leave the pocket nearest to his heart until he could bring it  baok filled with some of the gold that  was to purchase him the happiness of his  life. I stared at it, doubting the evidence of my own eyes. I leaned forward, sharply meeting the heads of t������ o  of my sisters advanced for the samo  purpose, and examining the center,  where his initials I knew had beeu  woven. They were therel It was tho  identical purse! Draw frig hastily back,  I caught a glimpse of Florry Bertram's  startled face. I saw that she realized  tlie wantonness of the outrage Eustace  Brownrigg's son had been guilty of.  After a second or two I glanced toward  the .tea-table - where. Trot sat. I saw a  little crimson face bent low over its  work; I saw two tears drop heavily, and  I felt that, had I met my nephew at that  moment, I should have kill'., him.  Presently Florry Bertram's voico, high  aud flurried, readied me indistinctly.  "Thank you���������er���������Mrs. Brownrigg; it's  a very pretty -purse indeed, but it's not  the purse I saw before; the���������the silk is  quite a. different shade, and the pattern  of the bead embroidery is quite different,  too. At the first glance, I thought it  looked rather like������������������"  "Well, it might be the same, you  know," Emmeline answered carelessly,  tossing it up like a ball, "for it was my  husband who gave it to me, and I know  it was worked for him by some young  lady or otiier, I know it���������ha, ha!���������the  moment I spied it thrust away in a dim  corner of his wardro'ie, aud then when  be denied tho ciiarg'i���������at least, denied  that he set the least i-jdue oh it, with two  or three naughty, naughty words���������all  my doubts were set at rest, and I ordered  hi in to hand it over to me at once,  which he did without the slightest demur. Oli, fickle: is the heart of man���������  isn't it, Miss Bertram ?"  | I do not know how much longer we  eat there, or what any oue else said; but  after a time I became conscious of the  fact that our visitors were taking their  leave. I watched Trot help them to fasten up their waterproof cloaks, exchange  ' a merry jest, then stand witli dazed  flushed face looking after them as they  hurried down the avenue, until Emmeline, absently twisting tlio hateful purso  through lier fingers, came up and slipped  her arm round her-waist.! Then for the  first time I saw her release herself with  a shrinking movement and run rather  quickly up the stairs, humming a tuuo  as she went. i  i I followed her with Peggy, and outsido  her room, in a loud unconcerned voice,  made some inquiry about the dress sha  was to wear at the military dance tho  next night; and, without waiting for her  answer, entered the room. I  I She had broken down at hist, our  bright, bravelittle maid! 'Wefound her,  Iher face buried in her pillow, crying as  jif her heart would burst, sobbing out in  'wild incoherent words the long restrained torrent of her wrath and pain.  I "I know���������I know!" she oried, strrig-  (gling to release herself from our arms,  moving her head from side to side iu  'feverish avoidance of our eager, whisper-  ling lip3. "Oh, I know all that; you  .have told me that before. He is worth-  -iles3���������worthless jhis-f-ther's sorif-=tknow;-j  and I���������I am uot fretting for hiru���������uot I.  |I Irate hiru; I���������I despise Irirn more every,  day. I thank Heaven for my escupe;  arrd I know that he is mated to his kiud  ���������that he is as base, cruel,   dishonorable  as she is,'as full of "   ' I  | "Oh, Trot, Troll".we protested. "You  who liave been so brave, so just���������you  'who have taught us so noble a lesson,  don't let your wrongs blind your eyes  now. She is not to blame; 'she knows  nothing; slie believes in liim as you���������wo  all did orrce; she knows nothing "    j  "She knows everything���������everything,  I tell youi" the girl answered, Bturling  to her feet with clenched hands. "And  it is tlie business, the pleasure of her day.  to wound, to shame.-to���������to insult nie���������  me, whom she 1ms so terribly and knowingly���������knowingly, I repeat���������wronged,  and yet who received her with a kiss, who  meant aud tried to treat her���������to like her  ���������as a oister, who��������� ��������� ". j  i "You have no proo'ef what you say,'  Trot, not the slightest! You will besony  for having so misjudged her. Oh, think  of what you are saying! How could sho  know after the scene of this afternoon;  what proof enn you have?" ���������  , "I have proof, I tell you; I have proof!  From almost the first day I suspected  her, and then���������-then I became ashamed  of my suspicions; I struggled against  them���������struggled bard not to let you or  her know, what I felt..;I told myself  twenty times a day that it was all jealousy���������nothing but jealousy and euvy and  bitterness. I tried to see her as you all  law her���������a gentle/winning, innocent,  and affectionate girl. But I couldn't���������I  couldn't. To me she was but a coarse,  affected, intriguing woman. Her beauty  I could see, but that was nil, nothing elso.  I could not see that she was a gentlewoman, ever, when you all admitted her  ease of manner, her tact, her gracefulness. I could net see ".hat she was innocent and winning. I fought hard���������oh,  aunt Peggy, aunt Netty, you are wit-  bosses that I fought hard to over-coma  Xny oouviotlon���������but, I tell you, it was of  no uso; it gathered strength everyday,  nnd when she saw that I disliked her then  ���������then she did not spnro me, I can tell  you���������oh, she did not spare������������������"  "What!" I burst in, thoroughly  etartled. "Do you mean to say that you  Bpoko out, Trot���������that she admitted she  wns aware of her husbaud's conduct to  you?"  "No���������oh. no! There wns no qunrrel,  uo admissions; why, that would havo  robbed the situation of its point���������its  piquancy. No, no"���������with a choking  laugh���������"she stubbed me, her arm round  my waist, with ber hand clnsping mine,  with words of nfTucIion nnd endenrmcut  on lier false, cruel lips."  "My poor child���������my poor child!" interrupted Peggy, crying weakly. "What  can have put such terrible thoughts inro  your head? Do you think that wc, who  love you, should not huve seen it if such  were the case?"  "You saw it now and then, aunt  Peggy, only you did not understand.  But it was not often before you; it. was  more beforo other people���������people who  knew how I had onco loved Ph���������lier husband. It was scenes���������incidents like the  one she planned this afternoon for Florry's benefit���������Florry,- who was to have  been my bridesmaid, to whom I told���������  told everything, to whom I���������I often  showed his letters even. "  "Trot," I said vehemently, snatching  her bands from her face, "I can not  suffer you to talk like this unless you  give me some reliable proofs of these  accusations, i Are you aware that you  are showing up this poor girl in the ligUt  of a fiend���������simply a fiend?"  "Proofs���������proofs," she muttered wearily. "I tell you I hare.a thousand proofs,  ouly you wouldn't see them-���������understand  them! I tell you I know I am speaking  the truth���������-I know it���������I know it���������there!  Oh, leave me alone, then! Don't believe  me if you don't liko! Believe tliat I am  blinded with bitterness and jealousy, as  at first I tried to convince myself. Perhaps you are right, after all; perhaps I'm  half off my head and don't know what  I'm saying. Dunr��������� dear aunties, forget  it all���������forget it! Don't mind what I said ;  don't tell the others!"  "Trot, love," Peggy whispered, bonding over lier, "would you like me to  take you away to the seaside for a little  while? You havehad no change, at all  this summer, remember; and I think a  month at Brighton* or Southsen-���������-"  "Yes, yes���������I think I should like that,  dear; but not.until after the dance tomorrow. I���������I don't wan t her to kuow  that she has driven me from my dear  home���������she       '".  As we paused at the door, T heard her  mutter, through a fresh storm of teal's���������  "Oh,-why did I break down? My  dear, dear old'aunties, how they will fret  and worry over this! Oh, what a miserable selfish creature I am!"  It was a terrible state of things, we nil  'agreed, as we sat over the embers of the  drawing-room firo, discussing witii soro  and heavy hearts tha unexpected outbreak of the storm that Dotty's sagacious  eyes had detected in the sky,so. long ago.  What could be done? After many  suggestions and much discussion, we had  to confess that, for the present at least,  there was nothing to be done but to take  the poor child from Fdrnbaok as quickly  as possible, and then, with every available means in our power, witli judicious  argument and persuasion, remove by degrees her groundless and cruel misconceptions, show her forcibly and clearly  how grievously she wronged her defenceless '.'guest by scroll wild and completely unproveii accusations; for, notwithstanding our vague dislike of poor  Emmeline, not one of us for a moment  believed tliere was even a shadow of  truth in them, or that tlie girl had-received the slightest hint, since her arrival among us, of her, husband's engagement to his old playmate. Indeed,  we had taken particular care to withhold  sucli knowledge from her, foreseeing that  it might niaije the Intercourse between  the girls strained and unpleasant, and  had warned our inti mate friends und old  servants, who were very garrulously inclined, to keep siienfc orr the matter. Wo  knew at least that tho latter had strictly  respected our wishes.  Before 'separating,Peggy wrote to. a  ''friendat'Brightdn^asking-iier^to: engager  lodgings for her at onco; but the next  morning after breakfast Trot informed  us that she could uot leave homo until  the end of the. week on account of llio  wedding of Grace Harrington, whoso  chief bridesmaid she had promised to be.  The day passed by uneventfully enough.  I took Trot but for a long morning's shopping, and Janet kept her daughter-in-law  by lier side all day, malting some minute  alteration in her costume for the ball that  night, and discussing with her the  mighty question whether sho would havo  the courage to take her diamonds agniu  out of the bank. ^  Vanity carried the point, as I had  tno'.vn it would. The. regiment had a  new colonel; tbo new colonel had, rumor  said, a "dressy wife," aud this lady had  never seen the famous Brownrigg dowry.  Janet felt that it was her duty to drizzle,  to outdo lier at all risks.  I So at five o'clock, an hour Inter than  usual, the fly arrived to fetch the diamonds from the bank, and at about  nine a brilliant quartette started from  our door���������Dotty, bur youngest,-who'still  enjoyed a quadrille or lively set of lancers witli oue of the partnors of our  youth���������now, alas, mostly bald-headed  fathers of families or gouty old bachelors  ���������chaperoning Trot, who looked very  bright and pretty iu pale blue gauze with  a silver arrow in her hair; Janet, with  the gait of a Cleopatra and about a quarter of an inch less tucker than she had  woru at Lord Somertown's, In charge of  her daughter-in-law, who again wore her  bridal dress.  Hetty and Iwr.lteo' Tip for them. IM-  ways had a weakness for waiting up for  people, and have often thou lit, if fruo  had given me a convivial husband, what  a terror I should have been to him.  At abont three o'clock tlrey returned,  looking little the worse for their revel  and eviderrlly iir the best of spirits.  "It was a lovely dance, aunt Netty,"  Emmeline nnnnnuiw?. dropping into  au  wisy chair; "and tha officers wero quiln  too charming! Ono of thoin reminded  tne awfully of my dear boy���������that tall  young fellow you sat so mii-jh with on  the top of the stairs. Jliss Trot Oh, I  Bnw you, my dear, though perhaps your  chaperon didn't���������hn, ha! He reminded  you of Phil now, didn't he���������didn't ho?"  "Then you enjoyed the dance too,  Trot? You had plonty of purtuors?" I  asked eagerly, wheeling round.  "Oh, plenty! Thoro nre three now  men in the regiment, one of lhem qtiitu  an Apollo, and he reverses like���������like an  angelt But oh, Netty, anything to cquul  the conduct of my chaperon  Chaperon, Indeed! Three dancos running I  caught her In tho conservatory, hid in  a forest���������a jungle of shrubs and plants,  alone with a wicked Colonel���������a Colonel  Roper-Coote!"  "Colonel Roper-Coote!" I interrupt ed  eagerly. "Doyou mean of thoSixteeiith,  Trot���������Dotty ? Oh, fancy his being back  here again!"  "He has left tho army nnd settled down  here altogether. Netty," Trot answered,  with a significant nod. "And his wife is  dead���������I believe two of his wives are dead  ���������-and he has a dozen motherless childivu  on hie hands; und���������and���������isn't it sad,  Netty���������just too awfully sad? I caught  him telling Dot all about it, you know.  He had a pocket-handkerchief in his  hand, and she had one in her hand, too,  and looked so sympathetic! There's  nothing so nice and soothing as sympathy, is there, Dotty?"  Poor little Freddy Roper! I rcmemhgt  him five-and-tweuty years before, jusl  after he had joined the army���������an awkward, stammering, susceptible youth  whom we all made game-of. A few  weeks after introduction lie had flung  himself at Janet's feet, and of course had  beeu callously spumed by that young  lady, then in the zenith of her beauty.  After that ho had turned to Dotty, n  blooming lively girl just stepping out of  the uchoolroom; but Dotty would not  have anything to say to him either, and  he had passed out of our paths apparently  broken-hearted.  "Two wives, you say���������lie has had  two  wives���������little Freddy?"  I.'repeated, with  an iucredulous laugh.  . "And buried them���������I distinctly stated  they were both buried, Netl"  I turned to Dotty, and saw tliat sho  was���������what?���������actually blushing!  "Dotty, you old-������������������" I began teasingly,  when a particularly vicious look in Janet's eyes suddenly stopped me, arid then  clever little Mrs. Phil came to tlie rescue.  "Yes, it was a lovely ball, deal's, and  both Trot and I looked uncommonly  well���������I know we did; but, all the: same,  we weren't the belles of the room by: any  ineano!"  "No? Who were they, then, Emmeline?"    .  '"My mother-in-law was ono. No,  madam, I am not joking! No end of my  ' partners were talking about you and saying that you didn't look thirty; and one  of the new subalterns, a Mr. .Stau���������Stall  something or other, I forget tiio name���������  asked me if you weren't the Italian princess who was expected at Lord Somertown's last week. Aud they say sho i'1  a beautiful young womau, I know!" ',  "Fine feathers���������clearly a case of lino  feathers, Ernl" Jauet simpered, with a  glance at the mirror. "Certainly this is  the, most becoming dress I've liad for  years."  "Well, have you settled whero you  are going to lodge your cliief feathers for  the night. Janet?" asked Hetty, yawning. "For it's high time wo were think'  iug of bed, you kirow. "  "Oh, yes, it's all seltleuT'she answered  briskly. "William is going to sleep upstairs in the spare room, aud I am keeping tlie diamonds myself. Em is sharing my bed, nnd promises to sustain my  courage and wake up at the lightest  sound. I have the greatest confidence  in the dear child since her devoted in-  ttrepidity at the last alarm."  ' "Bertie, Manners was there; he lia9  immensely improved. She was with  him half the highfc," Dot whispeiuU to  Wo as we said "Good   night."  Clinpter  VI.  The night, or rather the remainder of  the morning, passed by uneventfully,  without auy false or real alarm of burglars.   We all met at a latajjieakfast, except  Janet, who dozed on far iuto the afternoon and awoke very cross, complaining  of a biliorrs headache.  I When tho fly came at about twelve to  take the diamonds to their stronghold, I  .offered to undertake the responsibility of  their escort as I had more shopping to  get tlirough, and, for the purpose of keep-  Jug Emmeline out of Trot's way, I asked  tier to accompany me. She readily consented, and, when we had safely disposed  of our precious parcel, we separated foro  little time, she to send ou a box of roses  to an invalid lady witli whom she had  made friends when coming from Australia, I to visit my bootmaker. ;  i I had left her only a few seconds when  I remembered that I wanted her to do a  commission for mo at the station, to  which tho postoffice was attached. So  I ran after her into the office, and, not  finding Irer there, . enterod the larger  building, which was in a state of bustle  consequent on the departure of our one  afternoon., train. The platform was  crowded, but, after a moment, I quickly  detected Emrneli"e's bright yellow hair  and red hat. Pushing forward, I tapped  her smartly; or, tho shoulder. Slur  turned with a little, scream, her faco  flushing suddenly.  ,"0h, aunt Netty, what's tlio matter?  You frightened me so!    What is it?"  "Only a message I fcrgot. I'm sorry  I frightened you, Em my I I want you,  -when the train goes, to see James Grant,  the porter with the crooked eye, aud  tell him that the parcel I gave liim to  send on Friday last by tlie3.45 to���������to *  "Oh, auntie," she interrupted, moving  Impetuously to'-< ard the train, "isn't it  too bad about m}' vose3? I brought tlrem  to the postoffUM and tlrey wouldn't t.'tke  jthein���������not, at least, by this mail; they  said I was late. Arrd now poor i','.a  Ryan won't huve them till they are quits  'withered!"  "You  must send   her soma  more Co-  morroiv."  \' * it es j but these are so lovely���������the ?���������*-������������������  ���������he's so fond of! Arid they're all p-cLed  and directed aud rei dyl Aunt l.etty.  do you know whnt I have half a niiiui  to do? Run along the line of can ia^e.i  Until I see a face I can trust, and ask (be  owner to post the parcel at the first office  they come to iu Londou! She'd get them  to-night tb'it way."  "Come along," I said; "it's not a had  Idea."  It was rather an embarras de riV/iMSM,  for, in the hustle nf ,ie| ;u line uud uf bidding "Good byes," nearly every enrriago  door was crowded with rather mist-  worthy countenances, I thought. But  Emmy seemed somewhat (lurried and  undecided, and the "five minutes'bell"  had rung some time aiuce.  "Look, Emmy, look!" I whispered,  clutching her elbow. "What do you  think of that sweet-looking young widow with the little boy at the second-  class window? There's uo one talking to  ber. *  "Netty," sho whispered with a very  roguish smile, "I think, dear, considering that I hadn't time to���������to stamp tlio  box, you know, it would be better, surer  to give it to a gentleman."  "You little diplomatist!"  "A gentleman, young and first-class, I  think, dear."  "But I don't like  addressing     It  would look as if we���������we wanted to  make his acquaintance. Then the compliment, Emmy," I objected, withdraw,  ing from a smoking carriage towards  whicli I feared she wus leading me iu  ber impulsive innocence.  "What will it matter?   He will never  know���������see us again.    Ah, I perceive our  man���������the very man!"  "Where?   Show nv!"  "There,   at the  window���������two   below  the smoking-carriage with the fair  hair,  reading the paper.    Come on, aunt Netty���������now or never!      Wait   till   you   seo  how gracefully I'll t������ukle him."  ������������������'"Wait a moment till I get a sixpence  ready.    One can't put one's self under an  obligation   to   a   stranger   like  that; it  would bo highly 'improper. "  "Quick tlieir, dear; the train will start  in another minute!"  But, when we got close to the cirriage,  when the young gentleman; raised a very  languid pair of gray eyes to our Airshed  faces, the girl's guileless courage suddenly deserted her, and, slippirrg behind  me, she whispered, with au , hysterical  giggle that he must have distinctly overheard���������  "Aunt Netty, I can't, Ask him for  ine, dear���������quick!"  "I beg your pardon," I began, "but I  want to know if you would kindly post  this parcel iu London this afternoon for  my niece. She has uafortunal.-ly just  missed the mail, and ic i3 important that  it should reacli its destination to-night."  "Certainly. It will give me much  pleasure to render this slight service to  tlie young lady,your niece, "he answered  at once, taking the bos from' me and  stooping slightly forw ard to get a glimpse  of the girl sheltering behind me.  "Here is sixpence for the postage," I  continued somewhat ungraciously, for  the young muu's appearance and tone,  though he was good looking and well  dressed, did not please me over well; ho  did not strike ine as" heiug a gentleman  somehow. "Take it." I went!'on almost  imperiously, as he ignored the coin.  "We had not time to buy stamps. You  must take it!"  There was a shrill whistle, the train  moved forward, ami my sixpence, shaken  from my hand by tho preliminary jerk,  dropped upon the line. '*  "Don't open it���������they're only roses, not  worth stealing!" the girl cried laughingly,  os he leaned out, evidently to catch a last  glimpse of her pretty face.  "Erumelino, "I exclaimed, very angry  and put out. "I am astonished at you! I  thought you had more���������more sense, self-  respect. "  "Oh, forgive me, auntio dear!" slie  pleaded, so penitently that my wrath  melted almost at once. "I am so  ashamed of myself! I don't know what  came over me. It was Just���������just when  you dropped tlie sixpence'.that' tiro  thought struck me that he might opeu  the box and let my roses all get withered; not open it to steal anything, you  know, but just to see if I was sendiug a  frisette, or false teeth, or something.  -And^you���������know���������he-did-���������look���������Iook=jH  little���������"  "Fast���������yes, Emmeline, you are right;  he did look fast, aud I wish I had. not  spoken to him. I should not have allowed myself to be persuaded by a girl  of your age, who knows so little of the  wickedness of the world. I wish tliat  sixpence hadn't fallen upon the rails,  too."  "Well, well, no uso crying over spilled  milk, dear; he has it now, and it wouldn't  be much uso trying to get it back from  him, I expect. Ha, ha! What an adventure it has bee.., to be sure! I'll  make Trot laugh over it all the evening;  and I'll tako yon off. aunt Netty, tiying  to snub tlrat wicked young mnn when ho  made eyes at you! Oh, 1 feel that I can  take you off lo the life, and I will, too!"  It was evidently of no use' whatever  trying to make Einmeline look at the incident from a serious point of view-. It  was of no use even asking lier to keep it  from the others,7 for sire would talk of  nothing else. And, what; is more, sho  did take me off to thc- life, the others declared, though I must say that I myself  did not see lire likeuess, or hear that slro  had caught to a note tho tone of my  voice 'when I try .to'-be-overpowering!?'  dignified, as tlrey said sire had. However, it amused my sisters immensely,  and of course I was, very glad to be ablo  thus to contribute so easily to their enjoyment. But I noticed that, though  Janet pronounced her daughter to be the  cleverest littie mimic she had ever met,  and Dotty complained of a stitch in her  sido from laughter, the performance did  not amuse my little Trot in the least.  She sat .all the time, her fingers busy  with her work, not a ripple of a siuiie |  once crossing her sweet pale face., Indeed, her gravity was so marked that I  felt sure Einmeline must lrave noticed it,  and dreaded every moment that she  would osk a question or make a comment tliat might cause the explosion  which we were all trying with  such fc-  Xjoopinir **fe* Boajcha  la nn   TCtTeottT������'  War  to  Strip  a  Tree,  Not a few are the devices of skilled  nutting. How or.en shall we see lhe  novice crushing the green hur with a  stone���������and the chestnut by tbe samo  blow���������or with many pains from tho  sharp spines trying to open the bur.  by hand. Tbe nutter who ls better;  versed has tbe trick, not mastered until some practice, ot u peculiar quick  tap of tho heel���������oomethlng between a'  blow and a cut���������which nt one deft,  side strobe lays open tbe nuts for the,  hand. The old device of Jarring by a  heavy stone the tree bole���������especially,.  the slim secondary trees of the deeper,  woods���������may be trite, but not Its refinement ot taking a smaller stone and by,!  a series of quick taps orr tbo trunk:1  "snapping" the upper branches!  Less known and more effective ls another good plan. Its elements are a  good arm, a ball of strong cord and. attached, a half pound stone, more or.  less, according to thc weight of tha  striuff. The theory Involves the casting:  of a weight over a bough of the nut  tree and shaking It briskly when looped by the cord. The practice is thnt  many a youngster who deems himself,  a crack thrower on the ball field will  find some lessons to be learned in  the precision of "looping" a chestnut  branch and la the retarding power of  an ascending cord tied to a projectile.  Again, with usage comes the art of so  releasing the cord from an. upper,  bough as to loop the bough below and,,  with acquired dexterity, strip half a  dozen branches after a single east-  Clarence Deming iu Outing.  A  Blnckent-d   Character.  The city of-"Pue:,lo, Colo., is on ae-;  count of its am-iling and refining  works one of the smokiest cities in tho,  world. At times the sun is quite ob-;  scured. and the light is much like ihatj  which precedes a glowering thunder-  shower.  One winter a traveler stepped; from!  a train at Denver and. walking up to!  a policeman, asked him the way to a;  certain hotel. The otUccr cast a scornful eye upon the;man. who. was cov������i  ered with soot and grime, so' that hs:  looked like a chimney sweep.: and la-!  conically inquired of the stranger if he'  was a coal miner.  "No." said the dirty one; "I am not*  a coal miner nor a charcoal burner's*  neither am I in the coal dust business^  Wore tiran that. I am not a negro mln������  strel." ~ j  "What are you?" asked the police-,  man. j  "Lean down." said tbe man. "and t(  will whisper to you. 1 am a million*/  aire in sore alstrese. 1 have beett'  through a snowstorm in: Pueblo."  The : Uaar>etlc ; lYortb.  Tb* belief in thc constancy of tbatj  magnetic compass to tbe north pole ha*  not the least foundation In fact. A  every different place on the globe 1  points in a different direction, and only,  one or two of them are due north. .Be^  sides, it Is always changing. In Lon-j  don. for Instance, it points to a plncS  about 17 degrees west of north. ;  In 1S25 lt was still farther away. brs������!  ing then 24% degrees, or a quarter oft  the way around to the west. In tha!  year 15S0 tt pointed 11 degrees east,'  Then It began- to movie north till 1G59J  when lt pointed due north. But lt r������*-|  malned thus only for a moment, pass*'  ing around to Its greatest deflection IrT  160 years. _.   i  Again it tnrned in 1S20 and Is still;  moving nearer the north. It will noCi  reacli. that point for nearly a century;  and a bal". and so it -will go on back*!  ward and forward forever.  Ko Voirtli   In   It.  Many places have curious names, but  apparently there is only one' place'  which has a name without nny vowels. That place ls tbe" little hamlet of  Ws. near Paris. Ws being an unpro-*  nonnccnble name, the inhabitants of;  the hamlet bave transformed It into'  LjMIUs,':_hut_thii'._i hange_ haS-noLbdea^  sanctioned legally, aud on rail the oQ>-  clal records tbe no roe Ws still appears,'  Tbo hamlet has 117 Inhabitants, and1  its sole attractions are the Chateau*  d'Osay, which bus boen for many,*  years tn the possession of Edmond  About's family, and the Chateau de  Tlgny, which is one of the best specimens of tho renaissance style of nrcbW  tec ture.  Honor to Whom Honor la Da*.  "And now, gentlemen." says tha  chairman of tbe committee on awards,  at the millinery exhibition, ."the question before us Is to! whom shall the  chief prize go? Of the many? pattern  bonnets submitted that of Miss Meek-  lelgh Is far and away the most artistic."  "But" persists a more experienced  member, "the bonnet exhibited "by,  Mme. Sokkettuum is far and awny the  most expensive."  A few minutes later the medal was  pinned on JIme. Sokkettuum.���������Judge.   x  Peculiar Spot.  Doubtless the most unique spot In Etf*������  rope is the  village  of  Altenberg.  od  whose border three countries meet   It  la ruled by no monarch, has no soIdiersV'  no police and no taxes.   Its Inhabitants'  speak a curious Jargon of French:and  German combined aud spend their days/  In cnltlrating the laud or working fa}  tbe valuable calamine min* of whlclj.  the village beasts. i  After tbe  (IsDeroMi. V  She���������I just --now you don't love takt  ���������s much as ycu did. V  He���������But dsrilng. how can you thin*  tbat? >  "Because yon are not half eo fooIlsBj  as you were."��������� Lif e. t  Great   men   p.r*������   the   commlMione4("  men   px*?   the  prides of mni>i::ry*, who rule their f������H  tows because tL-.-.v ure wiser.���������Cnnyle.  i^M Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  r   CU:\w  Hiw.'M oil U\-(|!lt-v,;.-y I.. i;i  J-cb I'rintiK^'  in :ill   it  21".stlv cVi-illtfil.  f\.-i>   'Mmr-'tlay.      Sul*><*r)|-ii4tn   i~'l  Uwii-in-^ vati's i>n ;iit|������Iu';itititi.  iihm:Is imi>t   lu'   in  In-fore  ���������i.-urc iiist-riitni.  li:*;ui'jh������-.s jiroiiiptly ;unl  ir'.vcrt::  Tm:i'.M>AY. A]'i:iL II, 11KU.  NOTE   AND  COMMENT.  A large increaM* in lhe force of men  ���������nrnployed irr the jilaccr anil gold copper mines of lln* Big Heud will bring  grist to the merchants of Hcvclstokc.  AW* can conceive of no more honorable  may of securing money than to get it  from a natural source. Our mountains  nrc full of mineral wealth, gold, silver,  copper, coal, iron and lend. Tlie  values heretofore mined aro but a drop  compared with the vast iiiuount still  remaining. Capital is required to  open these mines: once open and productive, yenr after year thoy will  enrich their owners, and as n profitable  investment they arc incomparable  with any other to bc found. Select  something which hns a reasonable  showing, something worth the expense  of development, and instead of scattering your means in throe or four or .1  dozen places���������unless thoy are ample  to develop all���������confine them to the  development of one property. The  more spent in proper development the  greater the value of the property.  The growth of this city for the past  two years has been extraordinary���������an  example of quiet, steady, solid pro_  gress. If the figures of attendance at  the public school are any criterion, the  population has more thart doubled  itself in the. period .mentioned. ..A  large number of private residences  nnd new places of business havo been  erected and the old firms have extended their spheres of operations. The  fact has become established beyond a  ���������possibility of cavil that'Kevelstoke is  rapidly faking her place in,the very  first* rank of the business centres of  Kootenay. These reflection's; must be"  eminently satisfactory to every resident of this place.  ! An additional thousand men oh the  pay rolls of trie lumber!.companies  operating" iu and around Kevelstoke  should and will make'this summer a'  business hummer.  said under this head, but when it is  remembered thnt lire plateau from  which so much has been expected i**  from SOO lo l.li!!') feel above lire rivrr  and I'm lu 2,(Kill to 2..1III) feet above lhe  sen, it will lie seen t hat, as ;r general  proposition it, is a great deal to assume  that at tlintnllilii.leri.nil in that latitude there would be no severe summer  frosts, even were then* no evidence  against- thai hypothesis. There is.  however, alniiidriiil, evidence that in  many years there are severe frosts in  June. July and August, frosts wliieli.  if they do not entirely destroy the  growing crops, render wheat unlit for  tloin-ni.'iking purposes. I'ore and  tliere through this report there are  references to low temperatures in l!'0'i  and oilier years, ,'Mid (inning the two-  score or more old residents of that  region with whom I talked in 11)03  Uiere wa.s nol. one who believed that  tho purls of the plateau country with  which ho was ;i<*fjn.-iiriIt'll wen* fitted  for wheat growing.  ���������'While  the  country  thnt  has boon  described should, in file opinion of tlie  writer,   not   bo   settled   by either the  rancher or  the grower of wheat until  there   is   more  satisfactory   evidence  that it  is suited  for either  of  these  pursuits,-it may  be safely prophesied  that after  railways  have   been   built  there will lit* only a very small part of  it that will not ail'ord home:: for hardy  northern   peoplo,'  who   never having  had much will   lie. satisfied witb little.  It. is emphatically  a  poor man's coun  try, a. country  where any hard working man   may. in   a few years..gather  around   hiin   a few   head   of  stock-  horses, cattle and hogs���������whero ho will  be able to grow vegetables and in most  years  barley and oats .and sometimes  even   wheat.      But   it   will  be many  years  before .anything can  be grown  for export, even  with good  transport  facilities.    The building of the railway  will lead   to tho development' of 'the  mines  in 'Northern British Columbia,  and these urines will  aH'ord a market  for beef  and   pork at. least: but until  thero is some such market, cash will  be very seal ce.   'During-the' construction  of the Grand?Trunk Pacific-railway, 'there"'will-' of course; bo a ready  'market' for   any  produce grown near  the   route  it  will  follow, but, such a  market cannot  lust more than a yenr  or two and  the  demand  for food products,  will   cease,    when   ehe   road  is  completed."  Four  and a half per   cent   on  .   First Mortgage Loan.  If you have money out at two to  four per cent, write to the undersigned who ('.'in place your money so  it, will ne! you l'i ur and one hull'' per  cent on lirst -class city pioperty where  the insurance on the property will  cover the fir 11 n mount'of loan.  The people of the Soulli are  making  more money than 1 In-   people   of  any  scvtinir ol* tin' union.      .I'Vuit growing  anil    tine!;   farming pay large  profits  bcoriu.-ie the fanner gets   his   products  into market six weeks earlier than the  fanner of   any   oilier   section.      Hice  growing, sugar cane growing and   the  making   of   sugar,    cotton     growing  brings to   the   luriiiei's   huge   return  <...     i  and these crops are sure.   No droughts  to cause a failure.  - "Where people are  making money is the place to loan for  sure and sale  return of   principal and  interest-.  f   give   as   reference   Hon.  "Walter  ('lark. Chief Justice ol: .Supreme Court  for North   Carolina,   Kaloigh,   N.   C:  Mr.   .losephus   Daniels,   Kditor Daily  News and Observer, the lending   daily  jn North Carolina, lialeigh;   Air. John  li.   Sharp,    Treasurer' Seaboard   Air  T.ine ltailway,   Portsmouth,   Va., and  M.v.   li.   H.    Clement,   Editor   Daily  Transcript,   Boston,   Slags.       if   you  want   any     information     about   the  South, its lands,    water   powers, best  place to spend winter,'etc., as   woll as  loaning money, write   me   and 1!   will  gladly    reply.       Address     John    T.  Patrick, PiiiublulV. N.C.  untl iXirarxrM&xsiiXcziiXTair vvrjKK>3rciraassrxaytKnanf%r.^x^c **?���������  LliGAE-  T0I1N JIAXXIXd SCOTT,  Jliirristor, Snlleil  fir.-t Slreel  I'-vclstn  ri  Al'VKY, M'C.WIT.C"  ,fi  l'lNKII.'.M  liiirrtvirrs.  'ro'ii'ilt'rs l',;r Il.M-.  OoiiM'.-rny 1'ini-  !   iliilik nf ������������������':���������. l:'.'in  I.. I'-il'l   III N ]".-l'CH:lll.  J-'iKM- srr.rrr.T. Hevol-iuki* IS. C.  SOCIETIES.  V*\v'|:r*  ���������-���������-?;:-������������������;  /���������iMir'A f-i ~<. -- /**���������>.'.'>.  4^^'Q)'^;V*^-  ^o'tfr^'V,  'OS*"'     VjV A Vri-   VA/  V     /  Ivor*  Rose Dei: roe mci.'U socoml an-l fourth  TiH.'.siUu*:- oftMii'h  month; While I lose  Dfs'.rre  iiKMits tliinl Tu(.'sdiiy -if ouch ojiarlor, in OiMfol-  luws Ih;]l.   Visitin;; hrcthr'Mi welcome  T. II. ItAlvKi:,* II. COOKK.  rru.shlotit. Secret t:ry.  I   UKBB  w  Bestai  irs  YO'DO FU.TII, PROP.  BEST BATING- HOUSE IN  .-,-''   . TUB CITY.  MEALS-SERVED AT ALL HOURS  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 165S.  ~.   .x Ki.-frriliir meetings iiru  I111KI in  tin*.  *fe*M Oddfellow's Hull orr  lho Third  Fri-  5*%l-w d*ry 01'eneh rnontl!, at S n.ni, slmrp.  fTSSr^a VUItlin; liroilircii corillullr invited  WO:������ W. I). I'l.K.'IINO. W..M  TWSiS" .1. AOIIESO-V, Itcc.-Suc.  1C0OTEXAY- S'l',111, P.. 1). V:  Meets on  First Tnosdnvof everv month, In  1.0 O.F. Hull.  J. ACiriiSO.V. W. V.  i. II, All.MhTUOXt;,  JiEfi.  <f,^������i%\ Sold Rangrc LodgrOj IC. of P.,  W^iAH    "o* 26, Beualstolie, B.'C,  ^mJ    JVTEETS -KVKRY   WEDNESDAY  StS&Sap?!/    i?i   ill   Oddfellows'     Jlrtlt   at S  it&l,V&&      o'ulficlc.     Visiting' Knights- nro  cordinllj- invited.  A.J. HOWE, C. O.  J. W. il'J.NNK IT. IC. of R. tk K.  II. A. B.tOW.\, Jlasturof Finiuioe.  sirofoooeoootccaf.sf.coiiosJC') |  ANO'OSNFECTSOiJESY  If   Vint   vi'.iit   tltif   ahdvc  jtupMl; Vitii   with iiuvlliiiiji  TV.V  r,Vll  U'!!;f!,i;."i(i.M|.;  in liii.s  White sAAti Bravm Braarf ������  Ss������V:V5s and Buas  ]1|-.l|i'iv< nii.l Ciiv.-f...   1  I'irll Ki.i.-l. i.f l-.si  .'llii'  , ilt'ii,  ;  Cill-l'i'il Tn  l.'mi'lii'.s.  A. E.   BE^^SSOf^,  .M.'trUt'iJ/.k' .*���������. vot'.ui'.  f77-i^.-skixi!Xa*aes**u& '  '$ifi'^M&     O  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  PRIME   BEEF.     PORK.   Ml) > TON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  i .-.'.raBS3a'5M3aa-������ssB;r������7.yrr������;^  ooo������5t3a!Mi!icieoi)eosi)������oe������eoo  ���������:-l-'l-l**I"l-i"C*':"i*'W-o4"l"t"l������t'l"t������t-M"i"l-v  1[ IliK  I  m spRiNiTsomNGS    I  AUD OVERCOATINGS   %  Wu linvi; :i h\\\\\Uu:\\\: iissortiiifiib tn  Hiu-isr fi'c\n ;it priiTi-r: liiat- should Itu  aitnirtivo ht t'.-iryful 'Kiyciy,  Mvdryt'iiiujf striftly iip-to-ttato in  style, hh.tntl linLsli.  THE GHVf UNION* SHOP IN TOWN  M.A. WILSON,  Griuliinto of MitclicH's School of Gar-  Hion!' Culitin^. Now Vork.  Kstablisilniieiit���������^Tu.\t  'I'avhti*   JJIock.  ffffffffff  rs' A"  E FOR YOU  ���������T-i"i'*r*'T������i'*i-*i-'i-:'*T"5'*r'0*T"i**i"i";i*-i">*i"i''i-i-j*  m. -a. sassTa & co.,  Hucl'l'shoi'.s to A. Is'. Smith.  ..������a  Tlie man is known  Iiy thecomp.'tny  he��������� flouts.���������Ex.  PEACE RIVER  !SI  Pessimistic Report on District  by Professor Macoun of the  Geological Survey Department.  A report on tiie Peace river region  hy James M.Maconn, hns just been  issued bv .the, Oeoloijicitl Survey's Ije-  Jinriment.    Following are extracts:  "After  a   perusal   of  ail publislred  reports on the Peace Hiver country, an  examination  of aluuist every  acre of  cultivated land  irr  that  region and a  careful study of the natural vegetation,  soil   nrrd   climatic   conditions. I   have  been   forced   to   the conclusion thnt,  notwithstanding the luxuriant growth  that i.s to he  seen almost everywhere,  the   upper   Peace   river   country.   Io  which so   many eyes are   now turned,  will neverl>pa country in whicli wheat.  can Ix* grown successfully.     That this  gttiin will mature occasionally thero i.s  -no'doubt, but that  it will ever become  the staple product of any considerable  are 1   do  not   believe.    The fact must  never be  lost   sight of that there have  been very few attempts to ^row grain  except   in   the   river valley, antl that  when these attempt's have been rrrade  they bave almost always tailed. "Without any exception, every report on the  productiveness   of   the   soil   nnd    the  suitability   of     the   climate    for   the  growth   of   creals refers to the river  valley, not   one   of   those   who   have  stated  that  the  whole Peace river region   was   suited   to   the   growth   of  wheat having any  other grounds for  that belief than the evidence afforded  by   crops   grown   in  the valley.    The  chax-acter of the soil  in dilferent parts  of   the country  has already been described, and  nothing further need bc  SIioob Named for tlir  >>w Eirn ���������m.  Because tho new Empress of Russia hoe pretty feet and is fond of dancing the faithful French bootmakers  have named in her honor a series of  n������w Russian slippers meriting admiration. Tho Tsaritsa is a rich black  satin, shoe on which a piece of fins  whito fc.ee is applied, the pattern  suiting the front of the slipper and  for other and particularly evening  go-wrrfl tinted satins are used under  lace. The Feodorovna is of the new  tan glace kid, soft, and pliable, and  has hairs of patent leather ail round  with a gilt or bronze slide. A white  satin slipper banded with gold and  twinkling like Cinderella's own .Is  ca-HeaS the Alix and tho Alexander is  made of patent leather perforated tc  prevent any injury .to tho . feet and  decorated with a bow of alternate  stripes of patent leather twisted with  satin ribbons of various colors.  Moore "Go., SiL'G:  ?;; The most delightfiij-climate for.  a? Home oi* Win ter Resort.  ���������! Only sixteen hour's from New  York. Write to Board of Trade  of .-.Southern" Pines   for booklet.  Ht  !������'V ra *j*JoJ*������r-'<  W$r\?4  B I'f  TWES'liY-FlX'E (25) BUSH   MUS  wanted, by  BIG IV.iSD lAi-MBER CO.,  ���������areowhkad/-j-j.,c.  ���������*������������!���������������������������> ........u...L..jj,.������n������������..m������~CT,  .H.'PERSY-LEAKE,     -  Mining; Engineer  and Aletallurgist. *      .'  SPKCiAL't'IES : '  Kxaminatid;i ami ruportd onrMining  '.Properties.  . Speiriftcntion   .'ind .Crin.sti'liction  o  Mining Maeiiili'-'ry.    .    ���������  Mill   Tests   of  Ores and" Conceii-.  ��������� tratos./.  Bedford McXoill CiHli*:J 1 :'���������      ,?  ,--��������� COWAN*-ISLOOK, .Keyelstoko,.:H. G. .'���������  tifi<���������  (Pi**���������  as"-  &1**���������  CSfl*���������  tiiP���������  t'O'T  C(1>-  ��������� tS>���������  i',*r>���������  r*it>=���������  (89���������  <SP���������  (ffi���������������  ���������a*>���������  ep**-  ss*���������  ri*a.'>-  ������*������-  ���������ts������  - *tSH  'I'o wear' gonii fjlassps. 'I'o those who havo to work  iind feel t.'h.'it? Iheir cyi'.s are I'oiitimiirlly achin;?  Trom that, c.'uisi* ,-rlionlil wear a pair. Thot rouble, is  thti-l. the nui.joi'il j* of people do not; know that tho  I'ilibt? glasses will uive ilia!? needed ri^st;. ������  XVE Vv'ILI. KXAMINU YOU It KYIvS FREE OF  t'll.-VHUl*;. and il* you fool Hint you aro justified in  -ive.!*.-ing n'l.-isses wt! <-'',n '''' y.u". A largo quantity  alwayw in stock."  WATCHMAKER,  ���������"���������AND OPTICIAN  ���������*������  -^ta  s~-:'--/y-im^,  ,.',MSs������s^a ; . .  8AKERS'A'N0-C0NFECflbNERS  Fresli and Complete Une of Groceries.  MWT SUFFER  ANY-LDNSER  Save Your  EYES  J. GUY BARBER,   - - '-Jeweller;-;: Optician;  Jas. I. ���������;W5ob*drow  ::-.v*>v-;feIiTdi^R:  ���������&.RIkn  PIANOS  An Old As������ Signal.  Tt Is a sign people are gro-wing ol^  -���������^Se'-r'tHey^besin- to~ get^aiscouraged'  earl? in tie day. A man is young so  loa? aa he refuses to become discour*  aged befcre night.���������Atchison Globa  0*&������������rriit!on*.  A B'aarp tongue never needs flling.���������  When you hare said it let thnt suffice.���������Big buslneea calls on bold ad-  Tortislnij.���������Tho man that always argues never acts.��������� Elmir-i Advertiser.  Eggs for Hatching  i'lVmi/.t- ; l.'i'Kiry egg*. 'Jin: i-neh: I'ckin  iiii'-;*-; i.'-_'ir-s, 11 fiw.ijli n few I'luck  .,-!i!i..!--a'i--K-'. l.'i for-iii: Jlnrd P. Hoc!-  t:g2>, i'l for si'l or Aix dollars per JOU.  A.ir'-iit.   for   ('liath.'i.in   inouliators  and  'JlOolll'lS.  .lonx.forix.so.v,  Tim    f.'iinoo Crook. Sa'inon Arm. B. 0.  FJBST  CLASS  S2   PER   Of  HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winee, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LA^SHTOK, Prep. S^t.  srrmzreMaszianssiBsssix;  Oriental Hote  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates ������1 a day.  Monthly Rate.   .  Kc-iiowriu.-i  for their   frill   ,  and sympathetic t.0110. . - '  Unsrrrpassed    in     finish-   .  and case desrg-n.  J. McLeod,    -'���������;. 'Agent  MOSCROP'. BROS.  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Keating,   Electric Wiring: &  Bell Works.  Pipes. Valves and Fittings.  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  ITE  J. Albert Stone  Prop  A man l.o ropro.sont "Canada's  Greatest Xnrsories," in tlie town of  llevclsi.oko and su iron riding noimlry,  and tako oi-dor.-; for  OUR HARDY SPECIALTIES  In F.-aii Trees, Small Fruits. Ornamentals. Shrubs, Roses, Vines,  Seed Potatoes, etc.  Stock t.riK! to namo, and free from San  .lose Scale A pcMiianont position for  tbo riirht uinu. Liberal tonus, outfit  free, pay weekly.  STONE    &    WELLINGTON,  Fonthill Nurseries,  (Over SOU acres)  TORONTO,        , ONTARIO.  A  Y  FOi  S' M  LL  On.  ��������� (  rn*  CI  r Xo.  1 dear T  iinotliy,  apj'l."*  to  .1.  w  . )K:C  Hair  ALLUM,  Kill Alio,  B. C.  Rotai) Dealer sii������������������...' -.[ ���������'���������   '.,?:?  . [/i/i j -:Be e t, Po viv,'?;:;?;;; ?;  ���������������������������'���������'���������,:7.;^.."-?.;M.u-tto:n>i,E-t.c,:,.:  Fish and Garr.e in'.Season.'.���������..:;..'  All ordersrpromptly lilled.   ...,:. ;  ������2Xj*>S@SXSS?������������������S?^  i;-P'ELtEW'-aflRV.EY,-';-:*:'^-VJ--  *- ������������������;:���������;���������' -.--:'BSYAHj;'&Vqi'i.!iJiAii--  ';���������     Mining' Engineers.        ,  ������ and Assaycrs, ;.".    ���������=���������".  ������ .VANCOUVEi;, B.C. :r:.Estab]|sUedlS90  ^ ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCaiPTIONS  <| .    UfJCERTAKEM.?-  (���������������'.'   '   Tests miirlc.n|i to 2,0011 lbs.  @ A specialty mode of ehec'iing Smelter  (?) Pulps.  ������ Snmples from the Interior bv mail or  ft) exurcss prorhntlyutierKicd to.* :.  ������ Correspondence solicited.-  ������ ?  ty  'VANCOUVER,A3. C  H. W... Edwards,-'  '.Taxideirnn.ist.  DEER    HEADS,    131RDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  ANIMALS  B. C  ^w':"' ;:'    -!":.' '"������?'&  7^#;#  ������������������4>-j;.8.S������  rffl-.SS/S  ������.-  ,!'������3:K"������-'--S  if&itS.tS-**  nu,  '.���������'69-  S"* r.  ;SW:'S .:o.?'-?'''ji=':j2:vS������-g:'/  ^7l-#-  .-'-;"���������..���������:.,���������'o' ?..-'  ai-iasgiaiiscfflg^'ni^Eamifga^  Wka  V\L  .:TSs5ii;?aind;"r*^ame;jn Seaisofii.  ���������      *  MrBt-Btreetj'^'-;';'Bevelstoke, B. C.  REOPENED  REMODELED  Two Doors  South  of the Mow Imperial   Bank  ��������� Promises formerly, occupied-by Union ReMarri-arit,  irs. B������JcKBtnck, Manageress.  W,1M DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land for sale in Lots to suit, from  21) nci'os up to 4W, in thn bc.it fruit  growing section of this OV.tin-.ignn  district on main lirie of the O.V.R.  APPLV'TO  Pino Clad .Sand JTilLs (>r  Xorth Cai'oliiia; Pi nu  Blnlf.  A Tu-o-C'ciit, .Slarn]i  I!ookl(.,t.  F.   C.  ALLtl?)  J'.OAIti) OL'TItADi;.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  [r-zrarsesKK-xaasTZSEaix essoscn  Wril-t.- for our  itircrr-vtinff bockv " (riven*���������.  'vr'B I!������;lp" ft������!c:  " Hi>tv ynti -itrc sv-JiKlIc-rl/"'  SctkI d'i a row-jfh sketch <'--f rii:if!*oi ���������'���������l* j-oitr in-,  'vctition oriinprir:t''.'!nt,m hmcJ v;n v.-ill tell yoi\(  free t*ur oplnifii: :w (<������ -.vIutiK-r it K ytobiihi/r  IT'tonU-bl-f.   Kcffztetl nppllt.rMi..tti Ikivooften  been   sitecoe;������ln)!y   j>i*o.<( >Mi!vd   hy   .t?>.     v'/c  'conc'iKt   fully eqnipped aiTtrvs tn   7vUsu[*ful,  rtiii'i V.'ri':hiii^tr.ni;  * hi������c/i:'iiifici" 11s fo lirninpi-n  lly di,-;*ritfli work aiul <\uU*k\y s; nn*- rjiieiif.Rf  la's lijii i'l as thc- JuvcJiiioiL liff-liffl rcfrreticeS;  )fiirni*ilied.  5    I'jittnitw iKnv.nrctl lliroittfh  Mnriou M: M  Srinn receive Bpfchd tinllce "/itliout clmrRR 'w (  'OV'jr 100 iifwsjinpern di-arilnitcd throughout,;  the Ti'-niininn. (  1   Spectiilty :���������JVdrnl  busiiiess of   Mftimfoc* c  lurcrs.'iiKl Kn^lfieerfl. (*  MARION & MARION     i  .    Patent Export-, nod Solicitors,   i  liut-.r...   1   New York U(c H'M'st, nontrcnJ  (Ulliccn.   -j   Atlantic BldicWiinlitnxton D.C,  Ki^r**- ���������    ~   .CCS',  ,1,1   '  (ill)  ������@* UNION ^Jft  Cigpar   Factory  RICVELSTOKE,   13. C.  I-I. A. BROWN,   PRO!'. 1  1  Brands: (  OUR   SPECIAL   antl  THE   UNION  TAILOR  to Mir* fmi'l.y (nitl.irijf I ln'������ rmt nrrd  [>i'0Hciii;ii:fi* same l.o tlie  Advertiser.  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A f.rin,I mul hiM.:i'iiviiH't.'d that it. will give results  Hiiro ami lawtiu^. Cuu'h uit������:ikno3s''.aml undo-  vidfipi'd organs, stricture ami varicocele. Send  Htanip for hook auul soali'U in' plain envelope.  THK   STIIKNVA irKAT/nt APLIANCK CO.  71!l Cordova ftlrcet, West, Vancouver, li*0.  TALKS ABOUT  'SPRING CLOTHING  ��������� '." Tf you   buy  voiii'   Spring  Suit, from CHESSMAN it is  sure to lie correct in every  p.ii'ticulni', And Why?���������Because lie sells the Best Goods  to be h;ul.  Our help���������you enn procure  ��������� not hiiiy* better'; und Our Guarantee goes   with   every   Gar-  -*'"'.       incut,   the    Genuine    CustOiii  '���������" Tuilui's Union Label.  Whnt rirore do you want���������  ���������'.'.-.Tlie Genuine  Goods,  Modern  Cut, Fit and Make���������All Guiu"  ��������� anteed.  31,  OUR'SPRING.SHIFRSENTS  are'more complete and -comprise  not-only our usual Urge*display  hut Novelties in Scotch SuitiiiKS, "Fancy Ve.stings and Trouserings  ���������thnt cannot Ire seen outside this store in this section.     It has been  said that the Scotch Tweeds we are showing are '  THE ADMIRATION OF ALL  admirers of nice goods.      Ladies High  Class��������� Custom   Tailoring  . to .order. . -,  J. B...Cressman;, Revelstoke 1  ���������~<i  r Jtca With lienl Orccn Unltf. T.i  r According to Trofessor L. Lcwln, Porlln, a  fllsttnguleheil German scientist, tho hutr ol  ���������omc copper workers ts alrnofLtjcertuiri to turu  green eooner or later. Tlie I'rsfesser hag been  Uudylnj; tho subject for the lust few yenr!  And he tells the resnlt of his liivotication In  the current number of the Deutsche Jledl/  inlsctie Wochen6chrlfu  .'   "For nearly two hundred and fifty yeiir.".,'  tresays, " scientists havu known that, tho Iralr  of [orsons employed in copper works is uptte  become green���������a curious fact, and one  wliieli  Is especially Interest Ine from a biological poinl  of view. The general belief, however, that tlie  hair becomes green ufter.ii few days* work  In  summer is erroneous. Workmen perspire free  ly during the summer and thu dust from tin*  copper naturally clings to llieir skin and tend!  to give their hair a greenish hue.   *!h!s green  however, can be easily washed off.  ;   "The true green does not appear In tire hair  of workmen until tliey have been   somo year!  Itthe business,  and neither  by washing noi  by the nseof chemicals can they ever whnllj  rid themselves of It. I   have examined  over  three hundred workmen and yet I found that  Only eight of them had any trace of green in  their hair. 1 examined one mnn, a  brass  polisher, who bad   been   twenty-seven years trine factory, aud I found his hair of a natural  color. On the   other  banu, I found    anothei  polisher, who bad a green beard.  Even anl-  ttals' hair becomes   green under such condt.  lions. This was clearly proven to roc by the  discolored hair   of a goat    which   used   tc  frequent a certain copper factory aud  whlcb  used to drink daily   without any evil   result!  the water in which the   copper was washed.  |   "In the  case of workmen the hnlr of the  bead and ' beard chariges color   more often  than that of the eyebrows, nnd,  its a rule,  the  beard changes first. On  men   with white oi  fair hair the   change   can be   noticed  more  readily than ou those   with dark hair.   Another peculiar fact is  that after 6orae   year!  the green may disappear froiff" the hair,  provided the workman is no longer employed ui  this trade. I   incwqneold   inau   whose hair  which was vory green while he was -working  it copper, became snow while soon after'hV  ceased to work.   On the other baud, a story  is told of a workman whose hair, which "was  white while he was at work,  became green  within   live    months after  he .'.bad -.stopped  working.  . f' " In the crises whlcL  I /studied the' ��������� green  wasspread evenly over the whole hair,  which  Is curious in view of the fact that two other  scientists    who    have    been    studying  this  eubject discovered more green at the roots of  the hair than arry where else.   The color itself,  I found, varied from the lightest green to the  ; lery'darlsest,,-.. ���������/������������������.-.;'������������������.'...'.'... ;:���������_;���������  NOTICE.  Notice in hereby given that thirty ilnysnftordiile  f intend In apply i.i tlie (..'hief i.-onnuissioiier ,,f  Lands runt Works f.ir ii speciat J renee to cut ami  carry away timber frmu tliu l..Hewing (U'si'iibc.i  lainl's in the West Kootuliuy dislr'ct:  1. Coi.r.ue.i'.'ing .it- a post marked "H. fl. Pur-  son's la.i'.lli ca;������" corner pnst" ami planted at  ab.i'.itdiie ii'.i!" uuilh of the Col'.rm!>i;i river, :-ack  ��������� if Slr.iwlieir.v l-'lat, thence nortli SO ohains, thenee  west Mielmiiia, tlrenec soutli Nllchiilnu, Ihunec easl  ���������,il chain:! to the pliic.'i.i' commencement.  ���������2. ('.iiiiiiaMiclii^ at a posi marked "It. (1. I'.ir-  sot:'.-; soutii west ciiiei' po.si' aiul pia:ii..'.l at  Mt.r.it, >.oc mile north of the bank of llic ' obiniliiii  river, brick of ,*rtra-.\l,riT,' |.'hit-, tllilico norlh S*(l  .���������liains, iliiti'.'c cast >M chains, tlience soulli ������o  eliains, thence west H'l chains lo llu- place ol'  ciiuuiciiceiiiciit.  liatcil this suh day nf.Mu wil. HX'l.  velstoke Assessment  istrici  nHi:il  U. tJ. I'AIISON.  NOTICE.  Ntitirc is luMX'liy lilw-n ilmt, thirty iluys ufttM*  iliitti I intiMul tu:tjipl,v to llu* OhivJ I'tuiiihir-Mlonfr  of l.nnilstiinl WoiKs i'tir i\ nprdal lict'iice tn rut  mill c;uryav.ay timherfn-m thu fnlhiwini? ilur-ii'iile  .���������tl latn's in tlm \W*sl KiMitcnay di>iriet:  1. Oimmoiwium at :l i^n-^t muiivrtl "M..I. l*ur*  nou's .iiuitli -.ve.-l. cirauv po.**t" uml phtntuil at.  .4tiiritt one :iinl ������n\'.'-f'nnlli miles fiom tlie tin -nth uf  llnlilit'li creek ami i>n tliu i*:u*.l. h������nk <>l" said croc!;,  tltonco m-rlh KJ'J etiains, thom.v. eiiht 40 chains,  thnu'esiitith iiiil nliains, tin* net* west -10 chains t������  tin* phuw uf uoimii'JiM'L-nii.'nt.  ���������?. ���������f-onnueiifiii^ at ji post murkci! ">I..!. Par-  sr.n's mmtli (.'list i! i'. nor post" iintl planU'ti at :t.hoi:t  ������';���������>���������_��������� (!.iiil iilK-l"l'lM'l.'I lu.K'S   fr.OJi tint ItKUllh '.f    Ilnl-  ilJi'h tiviik i>]i(t "(iii  tin.' cawt hank of suit! i:v*;������k,  the tit:.'1'  unrili   llii) eliahis,   tlii'iiuy wi'st  ID chains.  Iht'iif*-wraith  JiiO chain*, thence t:tust   10 chains to  iii'.*1 j.'hu'L* of I'Miiimcncuaiciit.  Datuil ttiis &Uli ilny of March, 1!KM.  chTiL  M. .1. l*AUSOX.  NOTiCK.  NTotiro is hcrohy; jtivi'ii Unit tliirty days after  dat ul inttinti to apjily to .thu rhiyf Com missioner  of l.amis ami Works foraspecial.licence to cut ami  carry a way limimr from the follon-iny rtetscnbetl  iait-.Ls in the SVest Ktfotcii'ay (tistrieL :  1. Comineiieiujr at n pn.-.t niarked 'rO. Woolsey'r*  soutli west corner post'' and planted at ahout one  mile north of ilie Columbia rivtsrat V. I'etur.snn's  soath east corner. them\; north SO chains, thence  ensf Sit chiiin.s, iJieuco southyo chains, thenee west  SOchaius to tlio place of comnienceinent.  2. *l.*iv,nniuHeinjr ataporjfc marked "D. Woolsey's  soutli tasfc corner post" ami planted at ahnut one  iii tie north of tlio Columbia, river at V. Peterson's  south east corner, tlience north SO chains, tbence  west' St) 'chains, thetice south ������0 chains, theuce  oa.-t ������0 chains to the place of c< uiinetieement.  J)jU0(I��������� tli w!i3r������l day of ^Marcli, 11)0*1. '  melrji... i    :l). AVOOLSKV.  ilTK'K   IS   HKI'KiiV   UU'KX   in accordance  F2    '.vitii the S'at*..U'.*>,   that   Provincial   Kewntic  T.ix ai.d asso.-e'I in;.".--, aud lutt.-me Tax. as-css,'ii  aad Ir-vit-d under the Assessment   Act.   unci, ami  amendments,   aie now due and payable at, the  ollice of thu   Provincial   Asm's.i.u-  at   the (.'ouil  Ibiiis'o, llevel.-uoke.   This notice in  terms of Jaw-  is equivalent to a personal detnemi hy uie ujnm all  pt.'iMius liable for taxe.-t.  Dated at lievelstoke, 1\.C. ns at April 1st, 1004.  KKKI)  I'*I:ASI;K, As.-.cssorand Collector,  Uuvvlstokv A>se.-sinciH Dislrict,  Ucv-jlsluke, U. C.  XOTICK  Xotice is liereby given (hat sixty days after date,  I int.:nd to apply to the Chief Coininihsiotier of  bunds aiul \Vorks for permission to purchase  tiie fnllmviiiK ilescrihed lands situated ou the  North tdde of L'ppor Arrow bake near the month  of Columbia Kiver in Want Kooteuay District  eommeuchifsat a post planted on the uorth side of  Upper Arrow bake aud ou the Hast boundary of  but :i$4, Cirottp One, and'niarked T. Kilpatrick's  south west cornei post; theuce north 20 chains;  theneo east wi eliahw: theuce south 20 chains;  thence west (id chains to the point of coumieure-  uient, containing 120 acres more or less.  Dated this 23rd dav of February, 1UU-4.  '<y .Xotice is^ liereby siven that thirty days a'fter  ��������� date I intend to apidy tb: the Chiaf Comnussionei  of bands aiid SVbrks for a speciablicence tocu:  and cari-v nway, timber', from Section 27,Township  ,.4.4;tnJHg"BciHl,.^Vest-K*poteiifty";iv'';":^  %V Dated ^liis^Sth day orMat:ch.l^  NOTICE, -a.  Xotice is hereby given that thirty days -'after"  date I intend to apply, to . the Chief Commissioner  of liands -A: Works foraspecial licence to, cut and  carry away bim ber from the., following described  land's in the West Kooteuay district:  1. CiimitK'iicing ata post marked "M.'MiIlur\s  uorth east eoriuu'Vost," ami planted at west hank  oi Canoe river, ahout half- a mile above mouth of  IJoulder.ereek, theuce wimt 80 chains, thonce south  yd chains, the uee east so chains, thencu north, d0  ehahiii to the place of couiinenceinenfc.  ;   Dateiithis 17th day, of March, 1C04. .;..."'.  2. ��������� Commencing at a'-post marked "M.Miller's  northeast 'corner post," and "plauled at west bank  of Canoe rivor, about half i a mile below niouth of  Monitor creek, thenee west SO chains, thence south  SO chaiiis, thence east SO' chains, thencu north SQ  chains fo the place of commencemeht. :  ���������; Dated this 2lsfc day of March, 3901.���������'.���������"-..'-;  'n^\:(\'i:;l/i-::t.'. - l"y.A-... [���������;,-.   ^f. ^ni.r.iiir  rJ*. KLLPAT11ICK.  XOTICK.  * Xotice is hereby given that CO days after date T  wil! apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lauds  and Works foraspecial licence to cut and carry  away timher from the following described lands:  Commencing at \V. Sutherland's south east post  situate on-the west bunk of the north*fork of  Fastall Creek, thence north 1GD ' chains, thonce  west 10 chains, tlience south. 100chains, theuce  oast 40 chains to the point of commencement.  ���������  ',-��������� And ���������  Commencing at W. .Sutherland's soutli west corner post, situate about one quarter of a mile north  west from the south west corner of Lot S71, thence  south SO chains, thence east SO chains, thence  north, SO chains, thence '.wost SO chains',, to the  puiiit of counin.'ncemenfc.       \-  Dated 15tii March, 1904. \'v\  ' AV, SUTI1KULAXD.  ���������^���������^::;^  -���������*>- Xotice'^  ^i.-'"datel- intend .to. make application. to tlni Chief'  r.rCoiiVinissioner of Lauds and Works fora Special*  :A~i- licence io cut and -carry /away timber from the  /;��������� following ;do5cr;bodlauds;mr the West Kootenay,  y ^district: ���������; .?x.v*v:v>:./'^'r'r-.,i'\v:--./*;r":-''- \y':.'.:.������������������:.; V^.m =';."���������'.'"���������/-  :":���������������������������. Commencing at a post planted .ou- the west bank  of Columbia river at the month bf-.Malone>~cre,uI;,  -'���������-'Big J3ond, and marked -'X. T. Kd wards'south oiist;  - . corner post.? thence, .wost 40 chains, thonce north  'mo chains, tlience east.-it) chains, tlience south 100  : ���������  chains to tho place of eommei:ceniont.; ."Containing  - ;.'(J40acres..*.";. ;-'.:::. ,v.^>.'"���������,,,-���������:-'"/.-'.>���������*.��������� ^',/-'-'.:  .'.:C ;j)ftto(rtins 24th.daybf Marchi'1904V^^ ^::,:V  "Jftjil ���������������;.���������:'��������� :^0>''''''ft:,7'^V:\';'^  ,    -2'Jot.ico is' liereby- given that tliirty days after  date "i intend to npplv to the Chief Commissioiier  of Lands ami Works "for a special, licenco to cut  ;and carrv.away .timber from the:, following 'do.-  .scribed lands in;the;>Vest Kootenay district:   : .���������-[������������������  Commencing at apost niarkedv*'Ada Kd wards  soutlfeast corner," planted bucMialf mile up .\Ia-  . Jnliey. creek,\Big .Bend,-?thonoe-west '40."chains",'  -QrBfrCQ north Itio chains.ythence east 40 .^ci:ains,  ��������� .tneij&Q"���������'H-Olith"''' 260. chains to place of. cfimuieneo-  "ipieiij.;, Cpi.itn.ijiiiigjmiacrss; .;,;��������� >;'. *v :; :^.\   -���������:[���������.���������  y-; ��������� patcd'tjijs24jrliiioyof ^Jarciv 1004.:; ^  f ;'/-���������-.  '^U.rV;':*->^-::';vi:y,      -;;r;^ADA;EDWAItpS;"  'r-'r!.'i: ������������������^������������������:\/"**-,.v'^TQTi<>E-:."':"'.' .^v:;-"'''v--;.-'.v  *;'Xotice- is .'hereby .given thai'- thirty": days after  date X intend to apply to tlie Chief Commissioner  of Lam is &, Works for a special licence to cut aiid  carry away, thn lier..from', the following'described  lands in the WestiKootenay>listriefc:;,'*,';���������-' '':yi������������������'���������������������������  -" 1. Cominoncing at a;' post, marked/-V'Ole Srindv,  berg's north cast corner post.'! aiul planted at east'  bank of (.'anoo: river, about seven iniles above  mouth of ..Glacier, creek;- Iheiico w'ost;S0.cJuiiiis,  'thoiic'o'"'";south" SO chains:'*tlience..east.SOehainy,"  timiice north ISO chains tothp place, of: commence-.  >nent. ���������!��������� ���������)'������������������"��������� y.'.y-.'y-, -y:t' '^-'^^wX^'������������������%, ;/.;;%��������� y'��������� J ";���������".,���������'';���������  :. ;.2;' ..Commeneiug' ,iu. a post, marked "Ole.Saiid-;  berg's north oast corner p.^st," and planted fit west  tjido of Cnnoc'riveiVabytib'eighttiiiles:ab'ovC'inoHth.  of.;01aQiw---ci,eek,r'itlii'nce;,wcst;;So.'ohaiHHi-thieiicc.  south SO, chains;; thenee. enst: SU chains, thence  iioi'th SO chains to'the place of eomm.eucomont. :;.  Dated this 10th day of March; 1004. ;'/ ' v; : ;- ,  SAXDIiKllO.  apl-7  OLE  Xotice is hereby given tliat tliirty: daysafter  : /late I intend tc apply to tbe Chief Ctnumiysioucr  Of J/ands and Works fora special licence to cut and  ca;rrv/iwav timber from the following .described  liuAfe ������;i tlje West KootenaV district:   .::-  '    Cbjnmencing nt a post'planlodon the wOsfc bimk  of Cojiunbia yivey, f hfort miles north of -Maloney  ��������� crjoek :ij������d markod -*a. j'ayn&a north east comer,-  thence west ������0 chain**,  lhe?*i;;|j aouth SO chains,  thence east SO cliaiiw, tlieiiee |*^rt|i 8������)cpainsto  place of comnienceinent. . Contamins &f0 acres.  Patid tliis 24th day of^ifarch, 1004.    \  StflU      X;.X' -:::.'.. ":���������:  ,.'..-,/   ..i^PAYSK.;  __:     _     __NDTrcEr^. _  Xotice U lieyoJ>y alvon that thirty" days aftor  date I intend to apply to the.CJtiof ^onimissiouor  of Uuids and Woiks for a.Kpofti*!. Mf.-(mco to cut  and carry awnv timber from the following described lands in the Wost Kootenaj' dislrict;  Commencing at a post planted on tho west  bank of Columbia rivor, about three and one-half  miles south of Jordan creek, Big Bond, and marked  "Kmnia Vavne's south east corner." thence went  SOdiaina, tlience north SO chains, thonce east SO  cjmins. llLonoo'*suuth fio chains to place of coin-  tnencotneiit. Y>;itainingtJ4o acres.  ])jitecl this 24th dayof }}an:)., b)o4.  apll4  i-VtillX BA YXK.  .'���������������������������.;       NOTICE.   Xotice" is liereby given that thirty daysafter  riapo X intend to apply to the'Chief Coiumissioner  ot l^a������ds and AVorks-for a special licence to cut*  fljid {UMtry s-way timber from tho following described land* itf t-hp West Kootenay district:  Commencing at ti j[W>^ parked'".Tanies Anderson's north east corner po������V thmicy. noutli .40  chains, thence west 160 '.chains,. themi������ north\40  chains, tlience oast 160 chains to place oi com-  ymencemeut.  .*,���������'.    ."%       -���������.'���������-'-.  : , Dated this 24th day of March, 1004.   y  apl-7 -y^r:      ..',' JAMKS AXDERSOX.  ���������   ;������������������ ;';:���������������������������; vnotice.:, _'-,���������  Jfotice is iyu'Qhy given that thirty days after  <latolhitendtoajjiriyit,oyio Cliief Comniisidoner of  Landsand Works for a s^ei^aj licenco to'cut and  carry away timber from the ^'oMoi-vijj^'deficribed  lauds in the Wost Kooteuay district;  .Coninionciiigat a post marked "Margaret Wuth-  ei'laud'H south east corner post," ami planted at  llorth hank of, Columbia rivor about half a mile  ���������ftboyo month of Carnes creek, tlicucc wost So  /.'jiflliiH, thencu, nortli ������0 chains, thonce oast SO  ijhai^s, tfronco south 80 chains.to tho place of  ^)inmc:^ceoiO;iL. ;'..."   -'.-'.���������.���������..--  .      .  ^tttcd^his.v'ytlnUy of March,. 191M.;*      '.:  \apl*7  WA^AjlJ'ITfnJ'niKBLAND.  -:'''������������������       '':;:    X ^OTJCE.      :��������� ���������/���������/.   ���������."'���������  Kotlcc k huroby given that thirty days aflor  date T. iniuiifl to (tpply to tho Chief Commii-situior  of Ijtijds and Works for. a Hpoclal licence l.o cut  and carrv awny timber from tliu following doeoribod  lands in tho west KooUmay district:  Commencing at a nost markotl "|.;, sturdv's  mmtli oast corner nost,1* and planted at west bank  of Canoo river about half a mile above Crove's  rapids, thunco wohI UU) cha ins, theneo north ���������(���������)  chainH, tinmen oast 100 chains, M^eiioo south 40  chains to the plaoo of oonmiencomont.  Datod this iWth day of March, 1001,       ;\\  a;)l-7- K. SXUItDV.  ���������:'-XXj:,.;iX.-\yXy- NOTICE. ^X^^X^^A-,  Xotice is. hereby given ��������� that thirty days after  date I intend, to apply to the Cliief,Commissioner,  of Lands s,ud Works fur. aspecial licence to cut and  carrv awav; timber from the following described  lands ir. tlieWest-Kootuiiay district;;--:..-;.;. --' ;��������� ii,.  "��������� 1. -Commouoing iit a post "mar!v0d-"A.:Cato's  soil Hi west corner post,", and planted at oast bank  of.t'aiioti river, iib'out four miles abovo mouth of  Glacier crock, thonceoast SO chains, theneo north  SO chains; thonce west y&O chains, theneo south SO  'chains to the place of oomuioncoment. :';?'; ���������:  . 2. Coiiimenciiig at ;i post hiarked. "A. Cato's  nouth west corner post,'.' ami planted at /.east .bank  Of, t.ano'o...rivor, ahout live niiles uboyo mouth of  Glaciercrook. thence oast ������0''chaiiist* thence north  S0"chains, thence west ������0 chains,' thence south SO  chains to the place uf .commencement.:.';', \:. ,  VDated this ISth day of Mandi,'lflU4'.':y;/\;'i.';"'";\;*y;:.y.  apb;  A..CATO.  .;; ^.���������^;;''>:OTlCE.>y: '[':XX'--..-y  . Xotice is hereby given that?'thirty days after, date  I .intend to 'apply-to the Chief (Jonnuissioner of  biinds and Works, for it special iicence to. cutand  cany av/ay: timber from the following described  hind's in the West Kootenay district:.     -.  1.' Cnnimencing at a post marked ".T. Suthet*  land's north east corner post," and planted at west  baiik of'Canoo river, about thr.ie miles above  month of {Macioif'cvoelr, thence west SO chaius,  theneo .south 80 chains, thenee east,S0 chains,  theuce''north SOchaius to. the place of commencement.'; ���������-"������������������'";'''...  ._-J. .Cymnien^iijg^at^ posfcjmirked "J. Sutherland's north oast corVtorjjoTit.VHinirplantedareaPt;  bank of Canoe rivor. about four miles above niouth  nf Glacier creek, thence west SO.chains, thence  south SO chains, .thence.cast SO chains,, thence  north SO chains to the place of commencement.  Divi������!l tlito ���������!$" riay of Maieh, 1004."  apl-7  .;.."'' \[  J. ysUTDiaiLAXD..  '     ^-'XOTICK,' ������������������/ '���������'-"������������������."'.-\.  Xotice is liereby given that two months after  tho publication of this notice 1 intend to apply to  the Uhicf Commissioner of Lands aud Works for  permission".-tb purchase the following described  lands situate on the north side of.Upper Arrow  Lake, in West Kooteuay district:  Commencing at a post, planted near.the Indian  graveyard, about half a mile east of tho Canadian  Pacific'Ita'ilway Company's station at Arrowhead  and marked 'Mas. ll.Xelson's north westcorner,"  thonce east 80 chains,,theneo soutii to ��������� the'���������shor-i  line of-Arrow, lake, '20 eliains luore or less; thonce  west along the shore line SO chains moie or less,  ' thence north 20 chains more or. less to tlie point of  commencement. "'*.. '       -   .' ������������������ '/'  Dated, tliis loth day of January^.1004.'. V,'' ���������.'  'X ;(::';%''" v. X'X-[ '.[-X.;:,''" JAS/'ir.'XKLSOX. :.���������"."  X:;-:yXXiXr;;:\X^oriCEX:X  .Xotice is' hereby, given; that 30,. days after'date I  intend "to apply to: the, Chief : Commissioner "of  Lands ami Wor Jes for' a lease for; 21 years, to cut  ,timber oii tho\followiug ^described 'lands' lying  partly in jthe district of AVest;Kooteuay and partly  injtbo-'districfc of Cariboo;:' -XX'y-iX"'-\^--X'-''V-.y':.  ���������^Comiiiencing 'at a'post planted oii the* north  bauk; of .Harvey .creek;iiear its. coiifiuence: with  Ciinoe river, West Kooteuay district,'-thenee.north  SO chains, thence v-'eSt St) chains',', thence: north 240  chains,' thence we3t 2I0;chains, thence north 320  chains, thence oast 100 chains, thonce. north SO  chaiusi. thence east: SO eliains: thonce south 240  chains, thence oast. 300 chains, thenee south 4S0  chains, tlieiiee;.westerly SO chains more or less to  the point of commencement.;..  -     J;', .', .^ .. .f  ; - Dated this 10th Maroh,: 1904:'";.";      '���������    ;.   ; : ,  xneliSl :;-X'X-";������������������      JAMKS A'. 1IABVKV,  :MOTiCEv  NOTICIi.  Notice is liur-uliy pvcri .thnt thirty ilriy.s after  date I iiiUml to :ip]>l>* to tliu.tJIiief CuiiuiiH--(ioiicr  of ].amlri ami Works for ti, spei'inl ticuncu to cut ami  ciirry'niviiy tinihor from the foltowiiiii itescritwil  hunts in thu Wi'.it ICootemiy district: .',  - }. (.'Ginuiiip.eini: jit a po.st lunrkctt "J. Jlurne's  soiith ivv^t. (ini'irC'c'iroit," ^ii(l phiiireil at eiust hank  of Oh'iiou river, aliftiit siif miles ahove urolith of  (.(lacier creok. therice east SO (ihaiiis. therrce iiorth  SO ..eliains, tlieiiee .vrest Sill eiiaiim, thenee aoutti SO  chain!) to the place of coriiiiici'ceiiient.  JJnteit tills istli day of Mn rcli, lbu-i.- ;������������������'.'.  ���������2. Commencing at a post marked "J. B'nrke'i  south west corner post," and planted at east liank  of I'anoe river ahout seven iniles itliovc nioiitli of  lilacier creek, thenee east SO chains, thence north  SOchaius, thenee west SO chains, tlience south SO  chains to tire place of commencement. '  J'JaK'dthis 16l,hiIr\)'of?Marc!t, 1W; ,;. .' :  apl-7 ��������� .'j.-.hUBKE.  .'Notice is iierehy given that tfcc undersigned  have subinittetl to liie Lieutenant; Governor in  ilouncil.-a proposal under the ��������� provisions of tlie  ltiver������:-arrd titreains ..Act-forthe clearing and.re-  luovihg of obstmctions froiu; Fish. Creek a creek  euiptying.into the.North Kasfc-Anu of Arrow Lake  .in the J>istrict of West Kootenay. arrd for making  the same fit for.rafting and drivingthereih-logs,  timlier, lumber, nifts ami crafts.'  ?The; lancls to be affected by said works are all  the lands. on. either*Side of : the said Fish Creek  which belong to tlie Province of British. Columbia  arrd tlie JJpiniiiion'of Canada excepting the following, which the said Governments or one of theni  liave sold to or. permitted to be occupied by the  following persons :.    ��������� . .    .. /-A-'  Nanfe of owner or occupant.  ?   A. JleTiae'& .T. JI. Kellie  .  .Tl. A. Larriey .  George Lux "  if: Wi Thomson ' '  1>. IJ. Lux  ���������A, Ilapriill  .    (*. M'en'iiiirck  R. I?. Perry  .Tarrrcs Sriell           ���������  .lohn Or-McDoiialil  J. Blirbiitge  JJ. J*!.:������lcKay_.-r; _.  No, of Lot.or .  Pre-emption.  Loi 209, Group One  "���������ISO   ? -    ":     ���������-.  '-. " soi-..-��������� ."  ���������������������������". ma'������������������':".���������"���������������������������  " r.03  ������������������"��������� S04,; ��������������������������� ������������������'"  . " 3500 " ".-,-  ���������' :������ps   -.--���������.'���������  I^e-eiuption No.   27  *     " "SO  " "    113  .117  " "       ~" 120 George Bourgeois  " " 123 K. .7. Branford  " ���������' 129 A. Jjoudereau  " " KO J. W. McAbee  " 140 A. J). McKay    ^  . " ���������"��������� IIS W. S.'Prill  I' ISO 11. II. JloUanil  "- " ]S2 Thomas lioyter  ���������' " isa G.JI.WenrsArA.II.Turnor  "    -.     " 1S4 It. lt. Shields  *' '��������� Jiiii Clarence McDowell  '. " 15S .1, A. K. Toliin  " " ISA 11. l'oirier  ".-.-" 100 Tl. Orr  *'        . " 109 A. Gowingtfc A.G.Fraiier  " " 17*, M. JJ. MeCnllum        ���������  " " I'd II- O. ChT/is.tto;  The rate of t(������ll^ proposed to be charged are  such n-s may lie ii.seil by the Judge of tiie County  Court of Kootenay.  Bated March 6th. 1004.     ..  EMPIRE LUMBER COMPANY, LIMITED.  nrc3l-ot  .���������-���������NOTICE.'?. '���������[������������������j.~:---  .Xotice is hereby given that tiifrty days after  'date.I intend to apply to tho chief Commissioner  of Lands and.Works for a special licence ro cut and  carry away timber from the following descrilieil  lands irr the West Kooteuay district:-  1. Commencing at a post marked "L. Ilurke's  mif-Mi eii^fc corner posi," nnd planted at .west side  of (niii'ii river iilxiiit. live iniles above mouth of  Clbciercreek, thence west, t'(le|iiii|i.i, tiieuee south  SO cliuins, thence cast SO cliuins. thence north So  chains to tlie place of coiiimeiiceiiient.  2. Commencing nt a. pojt market) "L. Burke's  north east comer post," and planted at east bank  of.C'mioe river, about six miles nbove mouth of  lilacier creek, tlitfuci.' west Si)chains, tlience south  SO eliains, iIivmicc east SO chains, thence north SO  chnins to the place of coiniueuceiiu'iit.  Jl.lted lliis lfc'th day of March. 1SHM.  npt-y  1.. lUriiKK.  Ooiiti'iic.tors wnriloil to wntoi* lojrrs liy  BIO BEND IAUMBKIl CO., LTD.",  Ari'owliuad, B.;C.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that, thirty days 'after  date I intend tn apply to the Chief Coinmissinhei'  orLanils and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry awny timher from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district: -'..  , Commeneiug at ft post marked "M. Sutheriariir.s  south west comer p ist," and planted at east bank  of Canoe river aliout threo miles above mouth of  Glacier creek, tbence cast SO chains, thence nortli  SO chains, thence west 80 chains, thence south 80  chains to the place of commencement. V  Dated this ISth day of March, 1004.  apl-7   :"��������� ������������������.'. y."i'      SIARGARET syTHlvm,AN������,  :.?. NOTICE.   ,.-.,-,,.  Notice is liereby given that thirty days'after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence to cut and  eariv awav timlier from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:     ::  1. ("uniii-.encing ata prist marked "Mrs. ,1.  Burke's rroYth west comer post," and planted ut  west hank of Canoe river and at foot of Rrovo's  rapids, thenee sMith SO chain*, thence east ������o  chains, thence north WI chains, tlience west .80  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this IPrh day of March, 1004.  2.- Commencing at a post marked "Mrs. .1.  Ilurke's north cast corner post." and planted at  west Kink of Canoe river and aboirt half a mile  above Grove's rapids, tlience west SO chains^heilcc  soulli SI chains, Ihence east 8(1 chains, thence  north SO chains to the ptace of commencement.  Dated thia 20th day of March 1904.  apl-7 MK.S. J. BUttKE.  ***0e*QOQ0Q0QQ00QQ0*Q������oa000QaQ9000Q9O0aClo009000O'Ba0*0a$IQ0QQ00Q90****9***0*C'**Q*9*******  eooaeeeoooooeoooBQoaceoo(i>0(i)Gaooseoocooeis>os9������oco'?.������������������& ecoeitirotittaiitioxiittODittiii  PER   ANNUHfl   1^   ADVANCE  rt*������^^,m������rr������i*imTi^irir,y^������������������'*r^������������������*T^^ S2S2!������M-iTW**7.'Hi*i Mi'WJHtlHl: SHJS  i isa        ''iiAi.\Ayy\A,  o  9  a  e  ���������  ������  e  o  o  a  e  ��������� o...  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"AA  /AA]  forking1 Man's paper.  is:  riessJll7yfor:'1the^ "right Xao   inatter  interests:;are|^&Gted.y^  ���������0-"  ^session ;.;of:  ?andyov  /iaj^lgeni^  ?what ;'will  ��������� of that1, body  ill ygi^re,  during the   next  account of all; the^  inform  its   readers^y^  the most Important deliberations  since its inception.  j[yyy&,i  ../AAAiSi  ���������jXiiW^  '.:    A   ������������������.,(.������>:!Sy'  \y.:it.i;';&ii%\f+  Xi'^X'tt^ri'  yyyism  mm\  ���������.o7??.-77?*:-  '-,��������� ���������������������������������������������:��������������������������� ���������.;-���������  ,0- ?'-/-'-0  ,..m.-.-���������������������������'���������'..;.m-..  ai .-,���������..  0" -��������� ���������'���������.  0       ��������� ; - ��������� ':  ... ������������������������������������-. 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Try Us  and you";:will know^ the reason why.  ���������**.-  0  0 -  0  . ���������  0  - ���������  ������������������.an  ':iiiyii:AiiAJ$\  '[jj"AA>y<Xi  ^j*l'lj!au.intiii!Miii.*'tiii.rx���������rxrxmi*!mj.:Luu,*.iv..^.^^^ ,,..*  - 0-r- ������������������.-���������..-  .0 ?   ���������'.  ���������0  PER  ANUUm   m  ADVANCE  2.00 ll  000000 ���������aoo0oae000oo00S00������oacaoo000cio00O0o0O0O00o0oso*e00������0OG������0O0 000001 j :*-a t'-a'a a a * a 00000  0 0000 0 0 0O000000������0000������0000000e������l<00 000 00000 000 0 0 0000000 00 ��������� 900* 00 00000000 0 a 0 00 0.0000 00000  ���������j./Aki-ii^i^ - T" ?i First you Don't Succeed.  ���������:    -m't yon think, dear, that it would  1-ti    ae lo"e;-.i*i*.a cur Christinas in Flori-  ?**���������   '��������� r '  *   ,-.-art-l Mrs- Whit tier were sitting in  ...   -r-tof.*  l> (���������"!:  pnrlor.    As sho spoke,  ti:-. -WhiU'iT   turned   to   her  husband  r    -   -'.*..  -, an trriNioirs lool; of intcrrogiition.  Aever," ora-'aimed   Whittler.    "Why,  v.r-  >.u!ii:*.'t :i!T<>!il it.    What nn idea!    I  .���������t.'.i.!rrt dream (if srvrh a thing.    FIm**  ��������� .:... *i.. ���������    I should -ay noil"  ���������'���������"**"        *I merely nii'.rlinnrd the matter," said  .*-. *?.:���������*. Whittler, scciiifr her error.    "It ia  i.i ��������� ..���������: no sjiceial r*orr'*S(]iience."  ���������";'-.*.������������������-Atithe sani.--  lime  she eyed sadly   a  ^     ���������    ���������-.-]*-��������� 'aifre   of   tini'-hvulcs   and  steamboat  ������r-*������i" -,dar.-. tluit i, . th ��������� past week she had  -sr,--���������. i   siii'ioptiliously   collecting.    To  go  ���������-   - r.i   Fl.'iiiia   had   b "ii     tho   dream   of  ;-   -  ���������     *    atiu-:.     And   now   it   was   ruthlessly  :. ���������.      -2,  ��������� vu .rtcreO.  .'Still. Mrs. V.'l'"f.-r did not despair.  '���������"Well, if wc .ion i do that," she said  -.. .,_���������������     .' lasi, "we ii'ti-t I. ive a nice Christmas  " i. *   *-1. mer, n'ii-i'.i,'t  we '*  The     ���������:.oi._',i*.   n.   a  dinner    brought  i>i       * ������   hittlc-r  to   i.t-o!    instantly.  ?You bell'' ii.* *.... I. rubbing his hands.  "*��������� ��������� *v-*Tt iVe'il have ilie be-i the country can af-  .   -. c^J-iri."  til .sometime-  v.i h," said Mrs. Whit's  vi-:   I ex, -tifter*  a   inom nt, "that we had a.  i,    i ocseiul of children.   It eeems a pity to  4_>.t.*do\vn  to  u   L'i.irstmaa    dinner    all  ���������JL;* .one."  v.    -Wall, why .liorr'.! wet" Baid Whittler.  Z'Can't v:e ii->k -nm one in?"  &   Airs. -WhitiK"   !��������� oked  off  into  space,  jfe.-r, ith-her eyibmwF  -iosely knit, as if the  *- |'-oblem were ino -neat for her to nuis-  ������    ������ *r on .the  ii:-i.n t.    At last  she said  .'~���������.r-   t-.ow'y:  '" ' "'How would it do for you to ask  f ���������f.~i orrr- Aunt .In'ic? -'lie's getting along in  -, ' -err ."jeairfjUind it 'n.iy  ������,o*a*0*c*o*.-**���������*������*������������*���������*������*���������,���������% \fh* carnage ynto a masterfulness that  ��������������� p   tasked no permission, nrrd ahe did  not  demur when he  took  tho seat beside  bes.  1 It wns not hard to find her "sky parlor," us Crane called it mentally, off  the Rub des Sceurs Claires. He culled  there thp next even Ins. nnd Bhe met  liim at the heud of the dusty landing  ���������with a shy dignity and led ths way  into her attic apartment 'is If It had  been a Louis Quinze reception room in  pink and gold. A youiiij girl, younger  even than herself, sat in nn easy chair  by the window uud smiled up at him.  "This is Lucille, my sister'," Virginia  Baid simply. Crane's quick eyes noticed the slim pair of crutches lea tuns  beside the chair. He kuow why slro  had posed at Ulbrvifs aud Vivon's, why  ehe had uot hidden her poverty and  starved in silent nrlde.  The next time he crime he brought  flowers for Lucille, and a new grateful  friendliness unshed in the other's blue  eyes.  It became a regular thing, that walk  home. from Vivou's to the Rue de*  Soeurs Claires.   She showed blur soma  | AT VIVON'S I  * By    IZOLA    L. *  ������ FORRESTER ."  ��������� o  * Copyright.   1B03,   by   T.  C.   McClure    ���������>  ��������� CT  <��������� 0 ���������(��������� a-!��������� a 4-o ���������!��������� i* >M> {��������� ���������{��������� o ���������;��������� 0 * 0 <S< 0 ���������;> 0 ���������{> o ���������;���������  The model at Vlvorr's had fainted.  It was In the middle of the inornlni;  Bitting, the very apex of Intensity in  the lesson. Little Vlvon moved lightly  ���������nd restlessly here and there from ono  easel to another, his small, black eyes  mere high lights of sparkling ������ager-  ness urrder their heavy brows. Ho  smoked his short, thick pipe and glanced from the charcoal studies to the slim  White figure on the platform.  The sunlight poured full Into the  long, bare atelier. Suddenly the model  swayed ever rso slightly  and sank to  MfflgiMAjMpB-  the floor.  AL  Borne of tb������~gir|s gave quick, frightened cries, and Jean Laurier glanced  up with  a smothered exclamation  .if j of her sket'-'u<-'s, und Crane promptly  RADIAN  I'.iy Jicr ain   .utei  Whittle- "I'liuig1*  "M guess j'  i re :  ~"*1   was look l.g   !i'l  t- "������   r bv (*���������" - Hi*.  ier.     ! ���������  ne rile  of COli  i'c ".-'  "n.p again.  "i ftUjrpo-e."  nrrd   "Jim*  our lost chance to  ion."  .i moment.  (��������� : ifht," ho said at last.  :ei.iard to a Christmas  1 ������������������('-.   Still, Aunt Jane is  '. I guess we'd better  .:������������������   e's Cousin Emily,  I  ���������'. i   to come, too."  K .1 Mm. Whittler.   "AVe  )., ,-e to ask Emily.-'AVe.  ���������   . .Ihout the other."  J..1.SC.   Finally AVhitller  ire    aid, "if we ask Aunl  i.. I't.it Uncle Henry and  i.-ru   . '   Tc*: it."    ���������  ...���������..*. !..   ,. it nf that," replied Ain.  ;. tier.    "Ji.ey'va both  been kind  to  .smi   it   Mould   never  do   to   otTend  *w. f-Tlren, of course, the children "  '���������������������������>.  ���������ftii'V."  i.i iii"-  ��������� if, th i  Since."  -roere r.  - at ;.���������  ������riip;e -  Veil,  course   lire   children,"   inter-  :*.*.!er;   "tlrcy'll havo to  come  , > i rents.    Well, we'll have to  ail.   1 guess we can stand iL  .- (.'icil'ior pause,   Mrs. Wiiit-  ;  rooked meekly up.  .i.idthcr     thing,   dear,"   3he  i"*. occurred to me."  '. ��������� tt V  ��������� i   know   there's  my  Aunt  rr   --ally  is  so  sensitive.    If  r  your side of the family  '!! feel it."  i^lic.1. But the justice of  ' .*i>i>ealcd to him.  - nd nt last. "I suppose  : > no i hing moro than fair,  * joiiro, tlrat yours should,  i liave a. Cousin Rufus and  .��������� ������������������ii. haven't you?"  Wiri; tiers turn to sigh.  ������������������   lli it."  she  said.1   "Don't  .'M'rrt and Uncle Rubyton  ,J.-eii?"  ^  up  nervously and paced  .:ii!'' he exclaimed at last.  i- go.- g to do?    It's awful  ��������� \ o -Imply have got to ask  l..i, it   will cost a mint to  -.lis crowd."  ' _sr.i 3 gre\.  ������������������ene excited.  X-tt's   .*.      .ir ml   thing,"   he  said,   "to  -.have relalii,.       We're in for it, I guess.  -lA"e ain't lo;i any of 'em oif.   Well!" he  -raied, -tur mr g  to '.Mrs.  AVhittler, "have  rou jiothr' _r   to   suggest?    You got  us  -4nrr.it.   (. ,l"t yfiu get us out!"  3.--'-th.  \\:  ..Ier  waited a  moment  be-  ?.. '���������"s-  J*-       .".r-    '  ���������������v,~-"-  <l      -> ��������� n 1' ���������];  i-  *.   .\.lll!!i'L-   =  ���������T~J'-'~  ^-  -ytii*;,-ir:"-r  -  -     *.Ye=..**    i.'  ;? -~=-_  't     .lit,   so       .'  '���������    'v;.5_  ��������� J    rnj-   pi-i,;*..  ���������     -TC  ,---Vt.j.   -Bui ���������. u  -. .���������!*���������  -isij Uncle \\ ii  A   t waa ilr-  -    .Mgk'   *,i .  4;.r*  i    ' ru.r '.-  i  ���������  *l--.tr  <    {   tvt.c    a  -   ."ii.tti  -. -'.-.  -L,     duoi.  iooJ !.e.l\  \.-~'*-  -"-   lat a.-c    '  ri. --.-.  - i,. '.well on.  ���������j- * ���������" -  <.--J. -   a -ali.     i*.  ^*>  ������������������  ��������� ���������?..   Ttain .i'.\  ioio. she i'_  ���������-"-"Ure  m;>  "     -p '.S'hiUl?.-  r^-Just *.:,  ��������� --������thi .-world  :.   u"0  lo  Florida," she said  '..ippcd i'is hand on his knee,  i ������������������ngl'   he cried.   "AA'hy in  .icii'i you say so before?"���������  About  Tibet  -27ov thit 7'i' ei is likely to figure pro-  ���������naineniiy 1:1 ofr  Empire hiitorj*, readere  ���������-will 1.-.C to li.nii iheir attention directed  -lo  the  extra��������� rdinnry   adventure  among  _<_^i*_t  es.r'.\:-:,i     people   .of^_a -Japanese.  --^nleKt.    li.e ...tou'it of his journey and  eighttc-i  ir. *.'. *.-'    residence    there  has  -���������been Iran-,':*. i hv the Hon" Kong '"Te-  -Jie^raph" :;������������������-���������  Ttribotcd   to   .' :;  ���������-"prie--t  ^ot   - ci  blended to ������rr.. ti  ���������aity;   but   r.:-  ������red after a  -;  ie had to !":-*"  - ,������b!ed   to   pr.'o  -Aecau.v of his i  ..the -religion r.f  _t Jul country  an  '- h������ de������*ribes.  ������-bcre  irot .-r,ri  -rtlhe deposits  :���������:  . ^������3  bhri*.  pur,.:,-  .flt is en-=y tn ,n  ��������� >������iTecU of 5>r.-it  ifithe social <":*  iacarcely  less  ..���������.���������5tomr:io:i win:  Ajtor   v.ives   s-cern  .'wealth.     AAi.-f-rr  -.ieyeral men  i. iii  virion.    Hrbthc'i-5 i  ijrtrange partn.'.'-i'.  -Wash, Sliding ir v  men   anoint   (ire  -rrwhile   the   wome:  .���������rjpxxea maliogarry.  ��������� ,^������nd  lacquer   l!;  ��������� original articles con-  e=e newspapers. The  to Sera, where he   ia-  * at the native univer-  lonality being discov-  of a year and a half,  ��������� hi3 life. He waa en-  -   his  disguise  so  long  r\iedge of Chinese and  Idlia. It is a wonder-  i strange people that  nk of a tract oi land  * abound round which  ���������if such rainbow tints  Teen, red and yellow,  in,-; that the landscape  ���������loring    are wondrous.  is of the people are  rinding.    Polygamy  if  ��������� men are rich enough,  o     be   a   question   of  overty   compels   theni  ?ave one wife in com  ���������ally enter into those  (is. "The people rarely  ��������� rmer to be dirty. Tlie  faces   with     butter.  stain   their  counton-  olor with  wood  chip?  ���������ridges of  their nosc-  ^et black.   Cltai;'* aess is an unesteemed  practice;   and   a;*.ogether   one   feels   in  ^Treading  the  account that  tho Japanese  'iriest must have been thankful tb have  in discovered arid forced to quit a life  r*hjch is better  to read about than to  rfence.  angry dismay over his unfinished  sketch. From the first easel to the  right of the platform the American  student, Hal Crane, sprang to the pint*  form and raised her bead on his arm.  It was such a young bead. The !oos:\  warm tinted hair lay softly against h!n  shoulder, and be noticed for the first  time how thin the small, piquant fiu-e  Was.  Yivon hopped excitedly the lenglb of  thf room and waved his small plump  hands for order.  "It is nothing." he said. "She la  fatigued, it: is so warm. Can you carry  her, M. Crane?"  Could he carry her? Crane smileri  grimly es he raised the Blender figure  In his arms. Why, his little slst'-r  Bes3, back in Crawfordsville. Mo., wns  heavier than this. He followed Vlvon  from the atelier away from the bit-  tery of nmused, curious eye3 to the  artist's private den.  "Ma foi," laughed petite Tvette, hnr  eyes narrowing critically, "that wn  not bud, that last, i think I slie. 11  faint, too, and let le gros Crane waltz  me off in his arms."  Laurier leaned lazily over her shoulder  and  scrawled  ri   rough  caricature  od the corner of her paper.  "Like thut?"  Ehe boxed bis ears soundly and  reached a greedy little hand after the  box of bonbons Elsie Ticot was passing.   The model was forgotten.  "Lay her there." Vlvon nodded to a  corner divan In the inner studio heaped  high witli pillows, sketches and costumes. Crnne ruthlessly pushed 1 lie  latter off with his foot to make room  for his burden. He laid her down gently nnd held to her lips tbe glass of  water Vivon brought.  "It Is Just fnlritncss, yes?" asked VI- ,  ron anxiously. j  Crane stared thoughtfully at the  white face among the pillows. He had  been hungry once back in tho first days  of the battle. The little home In Crnw-  fordsville had sent him out to the gr^at  city of his dreams, aud only long afterward had the fight been his own. 'To  thought he recognized the look tl'-t  comes to those who are tracked b.v t:ie  wolf. j  "I think that she's .lust about starr- I  ed,'* he said bluntly.    "(Jet some wine  or brandy or something."  Vlvon obeyed. The Americans had  a way that made meu obey. |  "Who is she?*' asked Crane when he ,  had managed to get a few drops of ;  brandy between the pale lips. j  "Oue of Ribaut's models," Vivon an- ':  swered nervously. Tbe sounds from  the atelier were not conducive to pence  of mind. Yes, she was a new one. Rl-  baut had sent her to him yesterdny,  and he had engaged her for the po'.=i\  the grace, the turn of the head, that  Une from the tip of the ear to the slope  of the shoulder. She did not pose for  the life classes, merely for drapery .-. nd  the poise effective. And tbe name���������it  Was in his notebook.  He took it out nnd read from the lat-  est=entries: -1 ��������� ^   look a buucb under bis arm and hawked them around the art stores with n  devout persistency his own had never  known. Before a mouth hud passed  she bad picked up odd work coloring  pen and ink proofs for one of the weeklies, and at last there cama a day when  she left Vivon's for good, and the future was full of hope.  "And we shall see. In-Ia-la; w������ shall  Bee now," laughed Vvette. "Ue is In  earnest, le gros Ciiue.*' The wedding  bells will go ding-a-ling, and the little  white faced Alrgiuia will have roses ln  her cheeks."  "It's all your doing." Virginia told  bim that night when they parted at  ber door. "I was. worn out and heart  sick that day when I fainted, and .voir  cheered me, anil--and"��������� She fuller-,  ed and held out her hand to him.  Tliere was a five fruni; piece in it.  "Please take it buck." shu said. "Vivon told me. and I ihink It was Just  6plondid of you."  Crane flushed holly, bur he tool: it.  He knew her pride uud thut to her it  was a debt of honor.  "And after today, wlrat?" he asked.  "I shall miss the walk home, und you  Will  foi'ttei   Vivon's und  uie."  Slie bimc irer head low over the  bunch of pink roses he had given her  for Lucille, and something in her silence gave bim courage  "A'irglnia, if you worrld only give me  tbe right to sweep you anil Lucille  away from this, the sky parlor and the  struggle that never ends! I'm tuning  and have gained a footing, and you  could study thou"��������� be rumbled on with  boyish helplessness. "I've loved you  ever since that- day at A'lvon's when  four head fay on my shoulder, and I  wanted to lift you up and carry you  ���������way from it all���������Laurier and Yvette  and old Vivon and all of them. You  seemed so different and little and  alone."  She was silent still, and he waited.  Out over the city some bells were ringing slow, sweet chimes, anil the sparrows were fluttering sleepily around  the eaves of the sky parlor over their  heads.  One of the roses fell ut ber feet, and  be raised lt tenderly.  "Do you think I had better go?" The  dark blue eyes looked up at him at last,  and he bent toward her eagerly. "Virginia, sweetheart?"  She held the roses close to her 1Ip������  and smiled at him over ;hem.  "Won't yon corae up and tell Lucille?" she said softly, and be followed  her np the long, dusty stairs to tbe sky;  Parlor.      ���������      .  -. Knnle  m.  Medicine.  : From  the days of  Saul  and  DaTid  Biusie has no doubt bepn the means of  alleviating,  if  not of actually  curing,  many (serious cases of mental disease.  Modern experience has proved this conclusively, and many instances may be  quoted from ancient history.  i     Pythagoras commended music In the  j treatment of the  Insane,  and Thales,  i_when_ a  -pestilence _.ravaged-Sparta.  a:-:  '*. t:  Not What She Expected.  kdy (oi uncertain age)���������I have put  aeat next to mine, Mr. Rawlinaoii j  pe you <lo not mind? Mr. Rawlin-  jyon���������Mind, my dear loay; you know  .'Tbow little it takes to satrsfy mer���������"Tit-  ^"        ,     '���������  The Usual Thing.  Jone* '-.'ho has walked out of a second  atory wrr !oiv ir. his sleep)���������Oh, deaxl 1  'lope, nry  lutomobiie isn't hurt!  "A'irglnia Wade."  "American?" asked Crane, nr'ng  more brandy as he saw a flutter of the  eyelids.  '"But, yes." Vlvon shrugged his s!k**:I-  ders. "When they come over and --re  poor they must do something. Some  are so proud they hide away and starve,  and some put op the grand light."  "Where does she live?"  Crane glanced up. The little artNt  had gone back to the atelier as a fn-h  crash sounded, with Yvette's peal of  laughter ringing above It.  When   the  girl's  eyelids   opened   ho  smiled down at her In a friendly fash-  i Ion.  "Feel better?"  "I guess so." She hesitated and added, with a scared look In her dark blue  eyes. "Did I faint in there?"  "Oh,   yes;   that   was   nothing.     Lots  do."    Laurier had  said   the American  i had  reduced cheerful lying to an art  ��������� "It's so hot there ln the mornings, yon  ' know."  J There waa a qniyer of hopeless disappointment around the curves of her  mouth, and he knew what troubled  her. There was a five franc piece In  his pocket He laid It unblushing!^  on the tabouret beside her.  j "Vlvon said that was yours. He  couldn't wait, but he said to come to-  j morrow, and this ls for tbe two sittings."  Her eyes brightened with surprise,  and he knew his surmise had been  right  "I must go home," sha said, trying  to rise from tbe cushions.  "Walt while I get a carriage." Crnne  atorted for the door decidedly. "I'll  send one of the girls to help you."  3he thanked him wilh a emlle that  made him whistle as he went dowr- 'wo  flights three steps at a time. AViien  ho  returned  he carried  her down  to  i found   In   music   bis   most   powerful  ' means  of  combating   It     Henocrntes  soothed maniacs by it and Theopbras-  , tus held tbat even tbe bites of venomous  reptiles   were  rendered   less  fatal  by subjecting the, victims to tbe Influence of melody.  j     AVhen Philip of Spain was ln a mor-  i bid and desponding condition, FarinellJ,  I the vocalist was sent for by the queen,  ' with a party of musicians, to sing and  play  ln  the adjoining room.    Tbe  effect was a speedy and rapid eure.  j     Botb  Buckman and  Haf eland relate  .Instances   In   which   music   has  cured  cases of St  Vitus' dance, nnd  P.ecker  and Schneider demonstrated practically  Its Influence in  different cases of  hysteria.  Th*  Con.cltT-ntltm.  CUIz.n.  "This conscience doth make cownrd.1  of us all," said tho thoughtful nnd  sanctimonious citizen as he stepped off  a Druid Hill car.  "Yes?" said his friend.  "Now. if there's one thing I'm conscientious about it's about extravagance."  "Yes, I noticed thnt" murmured tho  friend.  "This morning I started downtown In  plenty of time to bave walked to the office. A car came by me, and, largely  throngh force of habit but more  through man's natural laziness, I hoj>-  ped it"  "Yes?" said the friend.  "I hadn't any more than ,ot on that  car than my conscience began to np-  brald me for the unnecessary extravagance in little things. It kept worrying me so much tlrat I war* Just Impelled tb atone for the reckle; step by  beating the conductor nnd thurt saving  my nlcksl after nil, since whit time  my conscience hns been porlectly  ���������tod*,"���������Baltimore American.        _...  Edward Whymper,  whose name ro-  en.Ha the greatest feats in mountain-  climbing the world has ever witnessed���������he  being tho  first  to  scale     the  Matterhorn���������and whoso ascents of ths  Alps and tho And������s place him in tho  forefront of daring mountaineers, recently  returned  from    his  third  trip  over tho Canadian Koclaos. says Thn  Montreal Star.   Honors sit lightly on  Mr. AY'hymper, and he always declines to talk of those successes    which  ordinary individuals  would  be proud  to    discuss.   Having conquered     the  greatest of the Old World's mountain  peaks,   a oouple  of  years   ago,    Mr.  Whyuiper  sought  new   fields  to     exploit   on   this   side   of  the  Atlantic,  and his contributions    to  the  twentieth century knowledge of tho mountains of Canada is most valuable to  everybody  in  general,'   and  particularly to  that  increasing  brotherhood  of mankind,   who,    urged  on  by  the  spirit of adventure,  delight in climbing upon the roof of the world.  Wkympsr, the Mountain Clinbar.  Mr.  Whymper    will tell you,  when  you  ask his ago,  that  he  is  in   his  760th month, and while you are flg>-  uring out that he is in his 64th yeai*,7  you will wonder that time has dealt  so  gently     with him.     The  average  man would say that he  was in   his  "fifties,"  and    Mr.  Whymper    would  rejoin    that years     *'do   not    mako  ago,"  and  that his  seemingly perennial youth  is  owing  to  the core ho  takes  of himself,  and  the bodily exercise  he   daily   undergoes.    To   him,  exercise is  pleasure  und  health,    an.l  all that makes a man happy and contented.        So,     after     his      victories  amongst tha Old     World's  peaks,   ho  invaded   the   Canadian   Hookies,    and  this  year    ho   saw   a   great     deal   of  what there is in  the Canadian mountains.     He  walked   across   the    Ih.-ca  ranges which lie between tho prairies  of  Wostarn     Canada  and   thn   Pacific  Coast,   to  see for  himself  the hirtdeD  beauties of that picturesque region.  I.uiiG'i* ut Hardships.  Hale and hearty yet, a3 strong; and  lusty as a youth in his twenties, Iur.  Whymper laughs aL  what  thoso  who  whilo  away  tho timo at five  o'clock  teas  would call  hardships.    A tramp  of  500   miles    is  not   au   easy     one,  even  in  an  old   settled  country;     to  walk    that     distance     through      the  mountains  of British   Columbia is  a  task from which many would shrink.  "And yet,"  ho'rrsays,  "it  was merely  a   pleasure   excursion.    3   have     go.io  from    Loridorr      fo     Aberdeen,    from  Paris  to  Lyons,   and from  Paris    to  Marseilles,   and,   while  Great  Britain  and   France   are    beautiful   countries,  they  cannot  coinpai j  with   the  magnificence   of     these   Canadian    mountains.    1, started   from east  of Kana-  oaskis Falls on August 6th, reaching  Yale,  the head  of-navigation on the  Fraser; on Septernb, .��������� Oth,   and averaged   twenty-live   miles   a   day   when  the  weather  was   fa'toruble.      I     did  not   keep   to   tho  runway   track      all  the  time,   but  when   I.   thought  there  was   something   out   of   the   ordinary  to  see  oil  the  line.   I   made   rl-tours,  I and   was   amply recompensed    or  iny  i trouble.    There are lnutiy spo   ; worth  ' seeing���������and    this     leads   me      o   aay  that people  should  not* rush through  the mountain?   in  railway  trains, for  they miss a great   "deal they   otherwise  would    see;'    thoy  should  slop  over at several  places to  thoroughly  worship    the     grandeur    of,.-.   nattrr-o.  AV'hich   places   are   they?     AArell,      too  many places to give'in data I, but for  500 miles,   as  I   have  said,   the  lover''of nature has a world to admire."  Point* 2*sp*clK!ly Noticeable.  "The upper valley of the Bow," ho  said, "is not inferior to tho best  parts of the Upper Thames, yet aioug  the entire distance from Banff to  Laggan,   there  is     not   a   single   set-  fiii, and tn some matters our brother in rod could glvo us pointers.  It was a grand trip Mr. Whymper  mado through tho Hockies, almost  unaccompanied except by his own  personality. He hud an assistant  with four tents, who went aheud to  prepare camping |ilnres which Mr.  Whymper occupied, nnd No. 1 tent,of  to-day bccunio So. ������> of to-morrow.  Grub���������food we sometimes call it?  Well, he took a small hamper with  him, and contrived with the ingenuity of a trained mountaineer, to never find himseli' hungry without opportunities for grutifying his wants.  "Ono thing vis not.iccablo," ho  said, "X never saw a ferocious animal in all my wu!..s. Porcupines  there wero. and squirrels, but no  bears .nor mountain liuns." This  evidently was a dijujipointnient to  him.  A M������Knin<*������nt Manntala.  Tho Crow's Xest Peak Is t. magnificent mountain, he su.vs, but little is  known of it. Tho Cu\o, lhe source of  thc Old Man Itiver. which flows from  a large mountain, is alr>o (in interesting point, and tho Crow's iNi-^ti  Lakes have a beauty of their own.  There is an abandoned part of iho  railway near theoLoup, und between  tho Loop west of that aud the Arrow Lakes aro marry places whiih  would prove very attractive to lour-  4sts, and especially to those who > nr.  ried a camera. Through this country, in the valleys, were tinn fields  for settlement, but as yet they have  very few inhabitants. In his otin.  lon, It will not always be thus, ior  thq fortuity of tha land appeals to  the agriculturist.  On the subject'of the relative antiquity of the higher parts of North  America, Mr. .Whymper said:  '."���������; "I am 'traveling to learn, and to  learn about matters which are not  found in books. The fuct that n.  little to the east of AVinnipeg, a>-rt  thenceforward to tho East all ilia  way through'to Halifax, the exposed  rocks have been obviously ico gioui.d.  and have not only boen ice ground,  but hare been ground by ice for ct u-  turies, is a matter of considerable in-  I terost. In going westward town ids  ��������� the Hockies I expected to seo hii 11  more emphatic sighs of ice action,  hut I havo not found anything of  the kind. Thero are a number of  largo glaciers in the immediate neighborhood of tho Canadian I'acii'.c  Railway, but so far as I have been  able to observe, they do not prurxr-rit  any Indications that they have pmt  been materially larger than they are  at present."  Asked in regard to comparison of  Canadian scenery with other places  which he had visitod, Mr. Whymper  said: "I do not know any othor  part of the world of which" lt can  be said that thore is - not a dull mile  in over S00 miles. My walk across  the Canadian Kockies' wari undertaken because I felt that it was impossible to see p.dcquately tho beauties of this ' wonderful region. They  cannot be seen in travolinjj b.v -railway alone, even if one went over it  twenty times."  *._e������i*ri*������_  Cler7' Putting asicle such fc.f.ures'of"  the country as are now well known  and places on the railway that aro  frequently visited, Mr. Wihyinpor indicated a fow points in thc vicinity  of the line, which he considered wero  especially  noticeable.    They   were:  The country around Ironald, which  Is extremely fine, and almost entirely unexplored: the grand forest trees  an-d the neighborhood round about  Albert Canyon; "iiagle River," connecting Grrflin Lake and tbo Great  Shuswap L&ko, which lattcr?cornbines  the charms of Windermere and  Lugan;'Orlflln La>.e, almost as. attractive as the famous Lakes ol  Thun and Brienz, but has not yet  rot a sett .-; the stream from tho  J reat to th-n Little Shuswap Lal'e,  ceiled on the spot "The Little River," with beautiful banks rnlrrorrd iii  itr. tranquil waters; 'he western ar.rf  of the Little Shuswap Lake, with it.s  coves, and foliage overhanging hundred yards wide, with iv*(W������ a������  clear  as the .Me.diterr11r.eaj3.  X Colldctrim 0/ fa.twtur.  Spread on his hid were: seven pairs  of foot-gear���������from sandals and slippers and moccasina to heo.vy-solcd  hobnailed nioirrrtainecrin-g boots���������  which Mr. Whymper unci in his trav-  ciB. At ni/yht ho luxuriate!! in slippers. When the hard work of <bo day  hozjlria, ho dona ha heavy boots or  his nandala, according to circumstances and plods along. Tl-'t sandals, bo says, by' the way, with  atoelclngs, aro an abomination. There  are mosquitoes, und if you hurve no  stockings on . tbey are not so bad,  but when you put on this foot*>^arj  tho bills of the vnor.qultoes fin* a  firm hold In tho fe<t>$e,. and then look  ou* for trorrtile. 'jfluh uioceaafn, is  tho Ijoxt foot.dv.vp liytjeJert certain eir--  curnotanccei, ;.,y4 iho nhoyfEino!.li;nows  better U\w the. cr;*!..tvrcpf" "stttl-o tcan  how to uso Otv.v.4. Civ., s-.'i':o.:\ d-'jca  toot  tench it.'; (ill   Ut.-./ja thet iijo use.  The flrst annual report of the ^adonai  Association for the Suppression of Ii.id  Language, of which Lord "Woisoicy is  >Tea!dent, shows that Uie pure spoeeli  mission has been extensively -carried on  by means of public meetings and tne distribution or literature.  Caesar, a great African lion on exhibition ln Paris, had his tail so severely  bitten by his cage-mate that amputation  was decided on. Caesar objected., but  was flnarry overpowered by his keepers,  while the veterinary used his knife.  Caesar recovered, but is less majestic.  An eruption on Sugar Loaf Mountain,  Owlngsville, ��������� Kentucky, ls assuming  alarming proportions. There are five fissures In the side of the mountain, from  which smoke pours "in considerable volume, accompanied by a deep, rumbling  noise. All the trees in the vicinity are  blasted and splintered.  Eustace Short, a London balloon maker, has designed a new car, ln tlio form  of a steel ball, filled with compressed  air and hermetically sealed, which, ho  asserts, can carry men up twenty miles  above the earth's level without endangering life. The liuiliest altitude heretofore reached had been six and a half  miles-  =An-o!d-Florr'da'-GoloncKwho=had--re-  cently read "Up From Slavery" met  Booker T. Washington the other day,  and in a bibulous burst of confidence  sard to the negro educator:  "Suh, I'm glad to meet you. Always  wanted' tc shake your hand, suh. I  think, suh, you're the greatest man in  America."  "Oh, no!" said Mr. Washington.  "You are, suh," said the Colonel; and  then, pugnaciously: "Who'se greater?"  "Well." said thc founder of Tuske-  gee, "there's President  Roosevelt."  "No, suh!" roared the Colcnel. "Not  by a jugfull! I used to think so, but  since he inv cd you- to dinner I  think he's a blank scoundrel."���������Pacific  Monthly.  Birds la Italy.  tha wholesale slaughter of birds  tos food In Italy has ono a<tvimtago.  It.includes'the. sparrow, which in  that country is consequently a. rar^  avia.    '/��������� "  Th������ Ztm-jit.t W.IT.  Tho (Joopest well in the world U  pUuated In'tho village of Sperenbcrg-,  about twer'.r :rl|ci irtun Berlin* It  bos a depth of *a,.l>l feftt.   ' .,._'.  Do you catch cold easily ?  Does tho cold hang on ?   Try  Consumption  Cure ^icLuns  It cures the most stubborn kind  of coughs and colds. If it  doesn't cure you, your money  will bo refunded.  S. C. Wells & Co.  303  LcRoy.N. Y.. Toronto, Can.  Prices:  2Sc. 50c. SI  ,   Anecdotal.  "Don't yon think," asked Mrs._ Old-  castlo, "that tlio new minister is inclined to be pedantic?" "Oh, I don't  know. .Tosrah thinks so, but it mightn't  ���������be anything but the prickly heat."���������Chicago "Itecord-IIerald.  Representative Fred Lnndis of Indi-  ann, who snid he hud como to Congress  because tliere wns nothing else to do, is  thin. Ho wns sitting in a street car  when a fat man came in nnd sat down in  his lap. "I beg your pardon," said tho  fat man. "It's nil right," Lnndis replied; "but tell me, did'you think I was  painted oil the bench?"  There has nlways been a littlo friendly enmity between W. S. Gilbert and a  rival humorist; Sir Francis Buinaiid, tho  present editor of "Punch." Onco at" a  dinner table someone said: "I suppose  you often get good things sent in by  outsiders." "Occasionally," answered  Burnand. "Then why don't you print  them I" aaid Gilbert.  Joseph Jefferson caught a trespasser  fishing in his well-stocked lake on his  Louisiana farm the other dajr. Tlie  venerable actor went up to him and  called Iris attention to tho fact that he  wns fishing in a private preserve, in violation of the law. The stranger smiled,  sndly. "You arc mistaken, sir," he replied; "I'm not catching your fish; I'm  feeding them. I haven't landed one, and  my bait's nearly all gone."  Mr. W. B. Yeats, the Irish poet, who  is at present In America delivering a  courso of lectures, is intensely opposed  to what ho considers the "olr]-i"o���������y traditions of the University at Dublin. During a recent visit to Yale, Mr. Yeats was  asked by one of the instructors if he  knew the age of a certain venerable professor at the Dublin institution. "No,"  responded the poet, "I don't know precisely that; but I have hearil that the  combined age of nil the professors at  the Dublin University is ono million, five  hundred thousand years."  Professor T. N. Carver tells an amusing story of ,a -clergyman friend, who,  upon one' of his trips through thc West,  observed that almost every'man he mot  and spoke with used profanity. Finally  he found one man who talked to him  for twenty minutes without using aii  on tli. As thej' were about to separate  the clergyman shook hands with the  stranger,' nnd said: "You don't know  how glad I am lo have n chance to  have a talk with a man like you. You  nre the first man T have met for three  drvys who could talk for five minutes  without swearing." The stranger was  so surprised and shocked at this deplorable state of affairs that he instantly  and innocently ejaculated: "Well, I'll be  damned!"  Tlie House Conundrum Club had a  short sitting. -Just as the-prcsidonl, the  Hon; Thomas Kyle of Ohio, was about  to state the object of the meeting thc  Hon. Fred Lnndis of Indiana butted in  and said: "I've got a new one." "Well?"  said all the members expectantly.  "When is a door not a door?" "Great  heavens!" groaned President Kyle, "has  It come to this? Young man, the fact  "that you have been in Congress only a  few days saves you. Tliat ia the flrst  conundrum that ever was." "Is that  so?" said Lnndis defiantly. "Well, then,  what's the answer?" "When it is ajar,"  whispered the united membership, with  averted faces. "Wrong!" shouted Lnndis triumphantly. "You fellows ard not  so good. ' When it's a ncgress."  George Ade, in the early days of his  career, before his "Fables in Slang" had  brought. him fame, culled one morning  in Chicago upon a Sunday editor, on a  mission from a theatrical mannger. "I  have brought you this manuscript���������" he  began; but the editor, looking up at  the tall, timid youth, interrupted. "Just  throw the manuscript in the waste-basket, please," he said. "I'm very busy  just now, and haven't time to do it myself." Mr. Ade obeyed calmly. lie  resumed:     "I    have    come    from    the    Theater,"   and    tho    manuscript  I have just thrown in the waste-basket  is your comic farce of 'The Erring Son,'  which thc mannger asks me lo return to  you with thanks. He suggests that you  sell it to an undertaker, to be read at  funerals." Then Air. Ade smiled gently  and withdrew.  In the absence of a minister, Judge *  ..Tames F. Read, who was horn and lived  in Kentucky before moving to Western  Kansas, was once unexpectedly called  upon to say a few words at the.burial,  near Fort Smith, of a. man who was comfortably well off in "worldly possessions,  but neglectful/of his spiritual welfare-  'Uly friends," the judge said, solemnly,  "we are gathered here to-day to pay a  final-tribute"=to-bur=fricndfTV'ho ha3_al-  ready solved the mysteries of tho great  hereafter. He did not have the reputation of a religious lnnn, and yet hc lived  the life of a noble Kentucky gentleman.  He had good bosses, and he ran 'em. Ho  had good seegars, and he smoked 'em.  He had good whiskey, and he drank it.  He had good game-cocks, and he fit 'em,  Ior such is the kingdom of heaven."  Rice Alexander Fierce of Tennessee  had just concluded an impassioned  speech of five minutes, in which he had  torn to tatters the Republican party's  tariff position as revealed in its efforts  iu-behalf of Cuba. The Hon. "Ike" Hill,  Democratic whip, succeeded in reaching  him to offer congratulations before he  had taken his seat and while the Democrats were yet cheering! "That was a  great speech," said Hill, "but while you  were talking nn idea came to me that  would simply swamp 'em. Tliey couldn't  get away from it." 'Xet me have it  quick," said Pierce. "I'll ask for another  minute." Hill's brows contracted and he  gave nn imitation of an understudy in a  Heavy thinking part. "Quick!" said  Pierce. "Somebody eke will ask for the  lloor." Colonel Ike scratched his head  for a moment and appeared to be in  pain. "By gad! Rice," he said, "do you  know, that idea has slipped my mind  entirely."  FIVE IVfiNUTES  AFTER  APPLYING  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder you fee! t\\Q  improvement.  o  At once   the   new   vitality   that]  comes from proper breathing- is felt.  The cure is begun.  This is not a cheap remedy, but  an inexpensive cure. Remedies are  but remedies. It a CURE is what  you desire, it is waiting for you.  You just drop the tube into the  Powder, blow it into the nostrils,  and begin to get well at ONCE.  W. Ernest Lewis, of Weil Flamboc^  Quebec, states :��������� "I have been troubled wit*  Catarrh for several yean. It impaired the hear,  ing of my right ear. I' used Br. Agaew"*  Catarrhal Powder and in a week found a  marked improvement. 1 took three bottle* as4  could hear as well as ever."  Dr. Agnew's Heart Cure*  Feeds the nerves and the blood. It Is LIFE l������  medicinal form. It ir.iusforrai the weak not  sickly Into the well and heafthy. It tones aA'the  vital organs.   It's thecure for yoo. /  Tli* ronlinrn'i Knock.  The British postal service may be  ���������lower than thc Auierlcuu. but It bna  its huuiori*. The Btory Is told that ln  one of Uie r-iuotest districts of Oxford,  shire���������which contains some Inaccessible antl primitive village*���������there hus  long been a lubpostmaster witb a  wooden leg. In performing kin delivery  of letters be drove n donkey cart But  he found It difficult to get up and down.  Bo It has been his custom to take with  him a tin bucket full of larte stones.  These he burled orre by 0110 wilh steady  aim at the doors of his neighbors aa  occasion demanded. That wus tht  postman's knock.  &������  ONE SPOONFUL  Will  build for you good health^  through good nerves, by using  South American Nervine  Almost all disease is the result of ,  poor nerve action.   Without good J  I nerves neither brain, nor stomach, /  I nor liver,- nor heart, nor kidneys, (  lean work well.  "Nerve food must!  ' be such that it will be absorbed by '  the nerve ends.    Such a food Is4  South   American   Nervine,   the  greatest tonic known, a curo for  dyspepsia  and  all   stomach   ailments.  Aoolph Le Bodie, li. p. u, Montreal s well known barrister, writes: "I  was BufferinR from insomnia and nervous debility, prostration and exhaustion. I took five bottles of Soutb Amer.  lean Nervine, and am wholly recovered  The Orest South American Rheumatic  Cure rs tho only o'm that has not a-canele  case of failure in its record." CurCaure  within three days; relief instantly:?.   ���������*  Keeptnar Ber Aw������TT.  Photographer���������Don't assume auch 4  fierce expression.   Look' pleaiant  Murphy���������Not on your life!   My wife  Is going to send one of those pictured  to her mother, and If I look pleasant  she'H__eomo_ down on_a TleU,���������&anHai_  City Independent  Tb* talent of succcm it aothlni. more  than doing what you e������B do well and  dotM wall whdtaver yett *\m vttbaut d  a.ut of rfatao.' -  1  A Large Fish.  An Englishman, visiting Lake Tahoe,  >sked a native if there was any good  isliing in the lake.  "Oh, yes, stranger."  "What kind of fish do yon catch  eret"  *'0h,  all kinds, stranger."  "What is the weight of the largest fiah  voir ever caught?"  "Wa'al, stranger, we don't ta.ke weigh-  *ig machines when we goes fishing, and  am an honest man. and wouldn't like  (��������� siyr how much that la3t trout I  ���������tight would weiih. But I tell you,  traiigcr. that iviien I pulled that flsh  nt of the rvnrrr the Inke went down a  ���������oi."���������-nirriiingli.-ini -P.'.st."  You  Pay���������  You  Choose.  Then U  no case of  Rheumatism    that  'the  Great  South  American  Rheumatic Curie  will not  conquer in  a few days  ���������acute .01  chronic,  muscular  or nervous.  It gives almost instant relief and at once begins  to drive out the disease, root  and branch, curing in ona to  three, days. .  George    England,   a    ship  builder of Chatham, writes:  " I was laid up for six months wttl  rnanmatlsm.   I procured a bottle of  SjOUTH   AMERICAN  RHEUMATIC CURE.  In twenty-four hours I mi well and  bave not been troubled witb rbra-  matlsm since." ,___  Sooth American Kidney Curo  speedily and thoroughly relieves and cures the worst  Kidney and Bladder diseases.  Relief in a few hours. 7. fC-  /-'A,  ���������^���������(S^S'O*? ���������^������^>W*������^'tK;Jf5^****i>5>5>  Suid  Ey ALLAN  P. AMES %  I*������ i'  j i *     Copyright,  Mon. bu T- C. McClur.      ������  $4&lfa^tS+<^i-$+i<$^S-*������i't$+Q%  "In this matter." imlrt F.nston, "there  fare three opinions to consider."  "One Is enough for me." suid tho girl.  "Your owu, 1 suppose."  "Of course. I presume one of the  |others is yours.   Whose is tin? third?"  Huston gave a Ions, sweeping stroke  I that sent tbe canoe dinting fur tlirough  (the waters nr.d laid the dripping part-  idle across the gunw.-ile. "Tlie third."  j ke replied, "Is what tiie world says."  "And who cares for that?" spoke tin  I girl lazily from her cushions near the  (bow.  "Public opinion is something none ol  Ins can afford to ignore." said thc youth  [ gravely.  'But this is not a public matter. The  j extent of my  liking for you Is somo  ''thing just betweon ourselves."  si,'   "Our world tonight. Anne, is not the  world of last winter.    It's sm: tier���������just  I tbe little colony nt this mil of the lake,  j.in fact.    That's the way we men feel,  at any rate.  We come here to ������������������*<������������������ t away  from the world of work, nnd we want  to keep wholly within this little pleasant sphere of our own.   Now, you can't  say that nobody nbout here has noticed  tmy devotion.    If you  should   inquire  I'll bet  you'd  find  that  most  of your  friends can enumerate the  limes  that  I've proposed in the past month.    Oh,  tbey know all nbout us. antl they're Intensely concerned.    You can't have forgotten what nn active interest you and  |. I took In your sister's affair."  "We were only rude children then."  "Summer days like these make children of us all. I've been growing  younger ever since I knew you. Now,  I have n childlike faith in the world's  good Judgment. C'nn't you let It Bettle  |> this question for us?"  "Do you value its opinion nbove  mine?" asked the girl, with astnile he  ���������might have seen bad the moon been  larger.   ."-.'������������������  "Oh, no; only, you see.-your opinion  ln a measure Is neutralized by mine.  Here's a disinterested third party.  Why not submit tbe question to him ?  I am convinced that you should marry  me. Tou say you shouldn't. The rest  ���������f mankind are comparatively unimportant, but let's leave it to them.  Isn't that fair?" ;  "Would you have them vote it at  next election?"  ��������� "No, no. I am in earnest. Anne. If  all? our friendsi. thought', as ; I do,  ���������Wouldn't It make any difference to  you?" " ���������������������������'���������;.  "But I don't know what they think.  I've never asked them. ?Hnvo yon?"  "Certainly, not." answered Kaston indignantly.     "But  I   know  a   way  of  learning���������tb a certain extent"  "What's that?"  '"Bella!*'m "Shocked! What rigiit  have you to say that?"  "The best right in the world. Tho  first girl he ever kissed Is me"���������  "Splash! went Anne's megaphonp Into  the water. The youth-whirled abouti  to find hlmRclf o (fronted by a pair of  quivering shoulders nnd the back of a  head thnt wns a whole encyclopedia of  cut raged feeling. The megaphone bobbed against the side unnoticed.  "Anne, dear," he cried, "don't mind  those busybodies. It's ouly Bella Main-  crd.   You can't cure what she says."  "Oh, I don't: I don't!" enine bnck In  smothered tones. Then���������"Spiteful thing!  She wanted you herself. I always  knew she did!"  "Wanted me?" echoed the youth.  "Wanted!"���������slowly realizing the Import  of the past tense. At the limniuent  risk of capsizing the frail craft, he  crawled forward, placed a hand on  each shoulder iind gently turned her  face town ni hlni.  "Anne," he (wild, "you do care!"  For answer the face wns hidden  against the front of his coat.  "If you hnd only listened longer," observed Baton, when conversation again  became an adequate mode of expression, "you might hnve heard the Mitin-  ord girl tell when it was I kissed her."  "I don't want to know," said Anne.  "Your past Ir ysur own. Your present  Is mine."  "And my future." he nddod fervently.  "Rut I don't mind In the |,.n..t lolling  you how this happened. It w;ts nt a  children's parly. I was six'nnd sh?  was nine, I think.'"  THE CAMPHOR TRAD]  NOW UNDEH COMPLETE CONTROL OF  THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.  ���������!.  "Listening  ' "At keyholes and open windows, T  suppose."  "No, I don't reel quite young enough  for that Besides, it isn't necessary.  ,'��������� See here."  Easton left his perch on the stern,  worked his way to the.-center of the  canoe and picked up a small megaphone. "Put the i'ntle end to your  ear," he said, handing it to'his companion. "Here's another jv.st like it for  ���������tne."  "Why, Joseph Enston! I'm ashamed  ef youi Do you often do things like  this?"  "Never did it before. This Is n very  exceptional case.'*  "You're sure to hear something about  yourself you won't like."  "No danger," he replied cheerfully  ���������3 he raised the funnel to bis ear.  fDon't they say nil the world loves a  fellow In my condition?"  Then, while the girl sat watching  liim, with her own megaphone untouched io her lap. he listened first lu  one quarter, then in another. Sound  travels surprisingly far at night on a  _ca.In������..body__pf water.   To the unaided  Tha Or'rff'tiiiJ of n-njor Peint^mvt*.  Miss Horace Smith once told me a  story. It wns long nnd complicated,  but she assured me sbe had told it to  my father, the late \V. JI. Thackeray,  just before he wrote "Pendcnuis," niul  that lt had partly; suggested the opening chapters. It concerned a frmiily  living In Brighton, somewhere' near  Kemp Town. There was a somewhat  autocratic father and n romantic young  son who had lost bis hetirt to the housemaid arrd determined lo mnri'y her.  The father made the young'mnn give  his word of honor that he would not  marry "clandestinely nnd then,-having  dismissed hira, rang for the butler. To  the butler this Major Pcnderinis said,  "Morgnn," or whatever his nnme was,  "I wish you to retire from my service,  but I will give you ������200.in bank notea  if you will marry the housemaid before  12 o'clock tomorrow." The butler snid,  "Certainly, sir," and the young .man'  nest morning was told of tbe event  Which had occurred. As far us I remember, a melancholy and sensational  event immediately followed, for the  poor young fellow was so overwhelmed that he rushed out nnd distractedly,  blew his brains out ou the downs behind the house, nnd the buller meanwhile, having changed his ������.201). sent A  message to sny thnt he had omitted to  mention that ho hnd a wife already  and thr.t this would doubtless invalidate .the ceremony he had just gono  through with the housemaid.���������Mrs.  Richmond .Ititchie in Coruhill Muga*  zAse.  A U.n.p.lj in th* rmiait R.m���������������Peril*  Wklob the Oan Nniiiiri tr..* In tlie  Wild ForaiU of loroto.ii���������CbUf Cwn  *i FraBftat Ciraitt Demand It FaanU in  the Sfaaaraatur* of Siuakalait Kuwilxr.  Sinco Lho acquisition of Formosa  by Japan al the closo of the Chincsc-  Jupoiieee war Ju'icn ban controlled  tho cajnphor product of Lho world.  Japan, China and V'ormosa are lli<3  only countries in which tho camphor  treo grows in profusion. The Chinese yield has never exceeded i.,20,0u0  pounds a year. J apan produces  about 8,000,UOO rvnnualJy. The production of Koruiusu. is over (3,000,-  000 pounds and would if uncurbed increase rapidly.  To take full advantage of this  situation the "Mikado's Government  four years ago declared Lhe camphor  forests of Formosa to be crown lands  and mado a monopoly of ths sale of  the cumphi i' taUcn from them. Quito  recently both houses of the Japanese diet passed a bill extending tho  monopoly over tho whole Empire.  Permits are uccessary before any  ono caji engage in tlio manufacture  of camphor in Formosa, but Uhiho  permits arc freely granted,, The Government, however, mimes the maximum amount of camphor to be (.reduced annually, nnd every pound  must be sold to the Government at  a fixod price.  Camphor enters largely into the  composition of celluloid and similar  products, and the ruotits get a.\vuy  with a good de.il of it. but the chief  cause of the great demand for it nt  present is its use in the manufacture  of smokeless powder.. Howevor, the  monopoly and the increasing demand  are not entirely responsible for tho  high retail price. The dangerous  character cf th������* work of gathering  camphor, and the consequent need  of costly military protection of tho  camphor camps, is a large element  in   the  regulation   of prices.  Tho east const ol tho island of  Formosa  has   been    inhabited     front  THE LATE MRS, HOPPER. ,  An OiIibwb L.Aj Who Lived >��������� ���������*>��������� Chraat  US. ���������(* roar T������hi Oth  a C.ttlurj.  Mrs. Richa>'d Hopper, who died In  Oshaw* on Nov. 21, at. the age of  10LI years and eight months, was  probably tha oldest rwnidciit of Canada. She retained her reason, heur-  ing and sight up to the time of her  death and oxcrcised hur senses Willi u  keenness and intdlijr-ence that wero  nothing short ot remarkable. Mrs.  Hopper was born on Marcli 2Mh,  1800, in Devonshire, Engliuid, and  when shu v.us six years of ag* all  EngJand celebrated tlia groat victory  of Lord Nelson nt Trafalgar. Sh* renumbered, and never tired of tetling,  how ihe bluffs p.l! along tho Vrittth  Channel sparkled with the bonfires  in honor of the occasion.  She was a  More than half the battle in  cleaning greasy dishes is in the  soap you use. If it's Sunlight Soap  it's the best. ou  ���������ar nothing was air<tiL'l^lfiit"th>_chlrp-  lng of Insects upon the shore and the  lapping of ripples along the kcrl. Nevertheless at the fourth trial Enston's  attitude betokened that his megaphone  ' had intercepted some sounds more intelligible.  "Pity you're missing this." he chuckled presently.   "Better follow me."  "Can you really hear somebody talking about usV" asked Anne, Interested  tn spite of berseif.  '"Seems to be n couple of girls discussing you," snid Easton. "And very  nicely too. Excellent sense those people hnve.   Hush���������  "Now they've switched off on me." he  added, after a pause.  Anne could restrain herself no longer. "It isn't so wrong for me to listen  when they are speaking of you." she  eald finally. The next moment two  megaphones were leveled Into the darkness.  '. This is what came through them:  /"Roving fancy, did yon say? Indeed  tie had. I never saw a mnn change ns  he has since Inst summer. He showed  a preference for Anne then, but he was  willing to'glance at the rest of us occasionally. But now���������well, It's a case, all  right."  Easion turned triumphantly to see  what effect this bad upon his companion. To nil nppearnnces sbe wns listening ihnmelessly. Intent to catch every  word. When he returned to his megaphone another feminine voice wns  speaking:  "Least doubt about It. But I shall  always have one exquisite joke on Antic  and Joe If they uuirry, as everybody  thinks they will. As long ns he remains truthful the poor fellow never  con tell her that she's the fli ..t girl hr  ejycr l.jRsod."  Beating; tin-  TCxprenHman.  They haggled for ten minutes over  the cost of moving. The womnu claim-  cd tlrat thc job wns worth only $'J, including h tip. The expressman Insisted  upon getting $2.2ii. At Inst thr* woman  won out.-  "AU right," said the man. "if you  won't pay any more you won't." So  he piled the trunks, the books nnd the  bookcases into the wagon and .drove  away.  The woman was jubilant. She told  everybody in the house she wns leaving nbout how she had.at last got: ths  best of that nntocrnt, the New . York  expressman, and when she got to tha  home of the .friend wilh whom she  was going to live boasts of her achieve-  ment still trembled on her; tongue.  "What do you think?" she began triumphantly.  "Excuse me a minute,*" snid iier  friend. "Before you go on I want ta  tell yon nbout tlint expr-rstmnn. I La  got your things here without a sera-, cli.  He was so very nice and careful Hint I  gave bim a uuirrrer. Ele ��������� tired fer it  -He=said^you=expected=ine^to-gi^?e_J!=ioI  him; that you would have given it  yourself only you were short of clii'.u^e  and couldn't spare it. I hope it was all  right Now, go ahead and tell your  story."  "I don't think I have one to tell."  said the woman weakly. "You hsva  spoiled the point."���������Now York Tress.  Spelled Uy Sncocin.  Julius Chambers related In the Reader how ln 1SST. while lie wns editing  a paper in Paris, he conceived ihe Idea  of putting on his editorial stuff nr. old  beggar woman who bad two wooden  less und who was a well known sight  on the boulevard. So he paid her a  regular salary nnd hnd brilliant interviews written with leading men and  women of Prrris, which he published  over the signature "The Utile ���������.'Mil  Woman on Two Sticks." Be s������ys* "It  soon became a matter of pride nmong  English and Americans to know the  wretched creature who had become /.-j  famous. Money was showered upon  her by American and English visitors  who had not fathomed the humor of  the situation and veritably accepted  tlie Inference that the beggar was en  Speaking acqiinliitnnce wiih' til the  notables of Paris. The episode dually  developed into n farce because the old  woman's vanity war- mused by tlte. attention notoriety brought her. She  could not rend Knglish. knew not!:!ii*r  about tbe contents ot tlie articles end  actually flattered herself into the ln>  llef that she possessed physical attraction for the generous br.irted mm who  gnvo her alms or putted her tenderly  on the shoulder. Like many Miiotli<-i������  useful niembor of society, .he was  spoiled bf success and oae day struck  BRANCH OT TSE CAXrZOR TREE.  am unknown time by savages of the  most bloodthirsty and treacherous  sort, lt has been'the groat dread of  sailors, for onu shipwrecked there, if  ho escaped tiie *,ca, uns sure to bo  murdered by thu natives, who wore  on the constant lookout for loot.  The camphor loresis are located in  the mountains back of tiro east  coast, nnd it is among these wild  devils that the gum gatherers have  to work. They are sent up into tho  mountains, pitch their camps and  gather camphor with one hand whilo  Uiey hold a gun in tho other. Though  their wits are sharpened by thc ever  present danger, whole'-parties of them  ore  sometimes  slaughtered;  The s&vagus are very dork and go  about nearly naked. They arc armed  with bows and arrows, knives and  swords and not infrequently with  rifles. Tbey are as crafty as the  North American Indians. Though  armed guards stand over the men  while thoy are felling ths trees and  getting out the gum, thoy may be  attacked at any moment, unless the  savages consider the fore* too large  for them to overcome.  The^ task ofj transporting tbc:> gtira  "to-llio-plains" is^dvFzf^TiToro^dahgei^"  ous than that of collecting it. The  paths are narrow, nnd tho curriers  cannot proscnt a broad front to tho  enemy. A strong escort, front, and  rear, beating the bushes and scrub  for savages who mny be Iur*:.ing  thore, is always essential to safety.  As a preliminary step the Government has detailed 1.D00 soldierr; lo  guard the camphor camps and convoy ths cuiiiei-f. If this is not  enough the Government will sciril &  larger force to Formosa, for it  means to put, ihe camphor business  on a safe basis,   whatever the com .  Tho camphor tie*' looks votneth.ug  liko a linden. It glows to grru: a^o  and size if left alone. A tr������������ centuries oW curl fifty feet in dioir.etcr  is not remarkable. But to get out  tho gum it is necessary to kill ihe  tree. Every part of it, including the  leaves, contains its share of- camphor. The first process is to reduce  the tree to chips, which are put into  iron vessels having cr.no shape covers lined with rice straw. The vessels are then l.eatod until tho camphor is volatilized. The vapor condenses on thc straw lining of tho  vessels' Covers and is scraped ofl in  the shape, of tiny lumps of camphor.  Thes<' lumps are refined and pressed  into blocks and are then ready for  shipment.  The Government lies lately introduced an ������ii*nnr.ed system of forestry in the interests of tha camphor  trade, nnd now for every tree cut  down another must be planted.  Violation of this rule means the revocation of the manufacturer's per*  mit.  l.ATK  JttKS.  HOI'I-FR.'  true British subject and. her faco  would light up when she told of tho  rcjoieirig that followed the news of  the dofeat of tho French at Waterloo, and the sullen retreat of tho  formidable French Dmpcror.  Tills remarkable woman lived during the reign ot five British sovereigns, and in three centuries. Born  in the eighteenth century, she outlived the nin������teenth, and enjoyed  heal.h and happiness for nearly.three  years of the  twentieth century.  Mrs. Hopper was' married in Devonshire, England, at tho. ago of twenty,  and with her husband emigrated to  Canada in 1853, locating at Whitby,  Ontario. She resided there about two  years, then came to Oshawa, whero  cfcs mado her homo with hor daughter,' Mrs.' Petrie'. In 1898 sho went  to live with her son, Mr. Thos. Hopper, OshaWa, and remained with him  up te ths time of her death.  A great many years ago she was  presented to tho late Queen Victoria,  who gave her a rare coin, which is  still in the possession of her family.  At the age of ninety-eight she composed a KL-ries of versus. Her husband  died In 1S85, at the age of eighty-  five. Four of her nine children aro  still living. Thev sra: Mrs. John Col-  well of I.ecskdalc, aged eighty-four  years; Sirs. Matthew ITodson, Hespc-  ler; R. Hopper, Grand Ttapids, Mich.,  and ThoF. Hopper, Oshawa. The ac-  comi)anyir.rr cut toi n>ade from a  photo of Jtrs. Hopper taken nt tho  %S* ot one hundred  and one years.  A CANADIAN STAR.  Superstitious Brides.  Tliere will be -proof of the survival of  two oldtimo superstitions at the mar-  Tingo of Mias llurvey to Sir Patrick  Playfair.  Ono of tire bridesmaids, following a  West Country, custom, will, snys the  "Onlooker," wear green stockinya "fox  luck," wliile tho old rliyine,  "Somet.1iinglp!d and something new,  SoineUliing    borrowed    arid    some tli ing  Wno,"  will also bc remembered, tlie ln.st-iuuncd  TtocossUy 'bcirrg- arranged for by the  choosing of blue hats and feathers for  ithe six bridesmaids.  "Brides nro just ns superstitious ns  ever tliey were." snid the elerk of one  of London's most fMiliiomtblo churches  yesterday. "There rusty,not he so ninny  superstitions ii-s tli ure used to be. hut  whnt few are left are as much considered  is ever. ���������   ��������� ���������  "Tliey will not olrruige Lhe dny, for instance, if -they can help it. They will  do anything rather than postpone Uie  ceremony.    *"*  "Then they will not marry on a Friday. 'That is supposed to be vory unlucky.   So is the 13th oi the month.  "I rciueinboir one lady of till* who  arranged to he married on n. .Friday,  Which was the 10th of Uie moiit.lt. Then  someone told lier 'how s.wful the eorr.se-  queneos'wouild he, so she said. 'Well,  'nave it arranged for the .Monday after.'  That wns the 13l.li. so they -mnde lier  change it nj������arn. Whether it w������s because she ehri.Tig-ftd 'tlie day or not I do  not know, but she figured in a divorce  case not ninny years after.  TXIany people who axe married here  insist on M-'lute heather being used in the  decorations. Tlint Ls supposed to brr-n<*  luck. It lms. to lie specially bleached, of  course."���������"Daily Mail."  TOO SMART.  ftbrro   Are  TlmM   When   I!n������eirni*!������������  Ceacca   t*   Be  a   Virtue.  "Young Brown Is a smart fellow,"  said the mannger of the collection department to the great lawyer.  "Yes?;: What's lie been doing now?"  asked ihe Rival lawyer.  "Why, he wns in ihi itfiee nlone yesterday when he henrd lint Silk & Satin were financially emu..trussed. We  were holding one or two claims ngnlnst  th(���������:.���������>, and he rushed on nnd slapped  on nu attachment just fifteen minutes  before they closed their doors."  "Got In abend of every one, did he?"  "Reut every ouicr creditor," snid ths  mn linger.  The grent lawyer looked pleased.  "!t"wus a great piece of work." ha  said. "I like to sec n young man wiih  some enterprise und brains. What did  you do?"  "I told him lt was u good p'ece of  work."  "What!" The great lawyer- lookofl  startled.  "Why, I complimented him fer till  promptness nnd business sense."  "Merciful heavens, man. that will  never do!" cried the great lawyer.  "He'll bc nr' '*i^ for more salary. <*o  out nnd tell hlrn thnt if he hadn't been  here the ofHee boy could lmvc done it  just as well!"���������Brooklyn Bugle.  CANADIAN  tWDi^.'-i.  km  t-������t*.  w  Newcastle���������Wns tliere any romance  connected with your engagementt In-  gerfield���������-Konrancc! T proposed to her  at 8.45 and she accepted me precisely at  9.15.-���������Detroit "Free Press."        .       "  lliCB BtT&rrnvet  Angli;.*,   f>'iu^kt������r   of   Farmer CftmnnfTiM Sjn'riker.  Miss Anglin is a divrghter of tho  late Hon. T. W. Angliu, Sneaker of  ths House of Commons, and whs educated at I.orrtto Abbey tn Toronto.  ITer tbealrir.il c:*'*<,:'r has been almost  phenomenal tnd the is to-day    easily  The Latest Humor.  Chtn������������������ --.'ntnwn.  Acarr-cn on native river craft ia  Chim*. ft $���������; a month and on ������ea-  T-rr      Chinese   vessels   SU.   Thay    fur-  ci^h  *> e'.vss food.  Kilt MARCAItKT AKSUlf.  In the first rank of actresses. Visa  Anglin's eo-star this season, Mr.  Lknry Uiller, is also a Canadian and  made his first venture into the dramatic field from Toronto. They have  been plnying a Canadian engagement In Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto.  Mottnlatiivfrinn;   it.rcnrc'.*.  Mountaineering records have rccenU  ly been broken in two respects in the  Hun?* Nn.jar peaks ol thc Himalayas oa thc northwest frontier of India. For four years past Mr. and  Mrs. Bullo.k Workman have been car-  r*'ing on climbing operations in those  parts wilh thc aid of Swiss guidiis.  A short time ago Ilr. Workman and  two guidett climbed an unnamed peak  near tho I'hogo t.oongma glacier to  a height of 28.884 feet. They did not  quite reiich the top, but this is higher than thy previous world's record,  which is tiio summit ot Aconcagua ia  the Andes. 23.083 feet. Mount Ever-  eBt, howevor, the highest peak in ths  world, si"! remains unconquercd. Oil  tho same day fcfi'K. Workman reached  a height of 22.SOS feet, which breaks  tho previous record for women���������held  by herself���������bv 3 ,r>68 feet. Mrs. Workman is mild-looking and middle-aged,  with gray hair and a by no means  athletic ilguro.  T-.ii In Ti������U������.  The half million acres cultivated in  tea in India produce 100,000.000  pounds, the fnvp.ii.monl being about  $100 on acre. The liilior required in  thirteen persons lo tiie acre. Or.t  pound of Infi'rt tea will produce seven an 1 one-! f pf''oris or tea of i\  given streinr:'i. -..hi'.e the Im of  China wi'.I pr-������(5..���������������������������.������������������ bnt   Cvp g.-.tlon-.  The Rev. Dr. P. S. Henson recently lectured in Springfield, Mass., and  one of the foremost pastors in tlie city  A*as asked to announce the lecture from  nis pulpit. This is the way the pastor  made the announcement: "The Rev.  Dr. Henson will lecture on 'Fools' in  the State Street Baptist Church on  Wednesday evening, and I trust a great  many will  attend."���������1!oston Post.  6   "I notice the bel*'.,oys af the hotel  arc invariably called 'Buttons.' Wonder why that is?"  "Probably  because they're off when  you    need    'em    most."���������Philadelphia  Ledger.  ���������  Young Salt���������How's tlie fish bitin' today, uncle?  Old Salt���������With their mouths, as usual, youngster.���������Harvard Lampoon.  '     ��������� Peculiar Prisoners.  Weetraiiaui prisons rcpont refers to a  peculiar difficulty. Tlie State etill has  under lock and key a number of Imperial Hfe-tscntence prisoners, transported  (thirty-flve to tarty years ago. AlocatUy  sentenced lifer hae 'been, known.- to got  out in less titan eight yea-re, amd, umieT  present rules, cam get out in sixteen  yours, so 'that generations of lifers have  coins and game while tiluo ImperlaL ancients remain. Applications to Britain for  permission to turn them loose lrave been  unsuccessful. "It ought not 'to be difficult to Ibid a way out of Une trouble,"  suggests wn Australian writer. "If they  caruriott be let go, what is the matter  rwitlu rt)rairtspoT*iii������;_rtfr enu toJEnglfl*nd!L=Itr  would be ti!ic-.ip<*.r -tOuin kocpiiw? tliiein till  d-hcy arc ������ll ilixul. But bhe beat idea, is  to turn tliein looee and say noUiiirg  about it to Urriain."  No nilllonnlrcN.  Ko   Proven*.  A country without millionaires will  have few if any railroads, no modern  sanitation, none of lire devices anil nsf*  sist.nntB of modern science. Poverty,  ignorance, superstition nnd despotism  nre Invariably the lot of the common  people ln any country where railliou--  alres have not appeared or do not remain. Nobody can do very much Toe  himself without doing something for  others. No man ever nciiitired a million in legitimate liiisio. s without  benefiting the community perhaps to  tho extent of many millions. Millions  nowadays can come only with nn active, exceptional capacity i.ir successful business. Successful bi.slness dees  not mean, as lt did in the middle nges,  tho power to rob your neighbor. It  means the power to serve tho public  better than your neighbor can serve It.  Necessarily this comes through the development and use of superior machinery or better methods for producing  wealth nnd doing business.���������(Junton't  Magazine.  ���������annnaa, Hot  Pajnmnn.  At n certain dinner party a charming  young woman was seated next to nn  exceedingly deaf old man. She had  done her best to interest bim. but had  found it necessary to shout out each  remark unto7 the third and fourth nar-  rntion before the,old man could catch  the point.  Po the time drugged nlong till the  dinner" was waning and the fruit waa  passed/ o '  Tha young woman determined to  make a final effort nt being agreeable,  so sho threw her voice into saying:  "Do you like briuiiims?"  "How's that?".-asked'her neighbor ia.  a surprised tone.  "Do you like bananas?" she repeated.  "Well, my dear." he replied, "so long  as you have Introduced the topic. I will  say thatl much-prefer the old fashioned nightshirt."  OM   Trader   Gtv^a   Evr^a;  Tlieir CnrarrlnRT Boncwy.  Says a man who hns hnd s> tne twe--?,  ty years of experience In tr*     ns w-:*.-*  Criiradi.in  Indians,  "In  all   imj-   wit  life 1 have never i..iowir bin -a-.o I hi! ..'.���������.- ���������>  llnr."    A cache, o ��������� provision staW"**  left   unattended   Willi   pert'.".;   saf*   .������������������;.  for on the entirety of its s;c> it .aay * .  -.  pend tho lift of m iny a man.  He who leaves ���������revision* nrnnt f.->-.-'  them .m bis return, for be m*iy roriv*������ .-  them sinrvlng. ar.d tlie lc:*a..i of* lis ...���������  eut Journey mny depend on i< * ifrt.L?  ty of relief at this point on i.is In j������ x ���������  ney. So men passing totr.'.i n >t������, r J-���������  hoard, for some day thoy n:.*i\ tie in rly -  mme care.  "One   comes   unexpectedly   u;.on .-? ������������������  birch hanging from a tree Iii: .." s;>.w ...  the old  trader, "or a whole bunch,������:-..  siiowahoes depending beneath thuifai*   -  of n spruce or n tangle or" r.teol tro-y -  thrust Into tbo crevice of :r trve root..a  a  nupply   of  pork   and   flour  swnlH*'  like an Egyptiuu mummy lyinw In.sv.-^  on a high bier.   These things we lr ������  passed as reverently  as s.vrril)ul9'.������;v '���������������������������  people's trust ln Its kind.  "The same sort of honesty hold*--.-:-.  regard to smaller things.   I hrivent.vf-  hesitateri to leave ln my c:rn:!> lirenrr -*......  fishing rods,  utensils valuniiS-  fn*.- -.-us.*...--  woods point of view, even :i  watt J j?  money.   Not only have I never lost-<-r������{. >  thing ln that mnnner, but v.nv* at:���������������������������.&������������������:���������  dlan lad followed me some crllear   rathe   morning's start to  res:ore.  to-.������   ���������  half n dozen trout flies I bail acci.iii*.-  tally left behind."  ' Orlirln  ot a HoHri^r.  The second week in Augirst.  If������������������>-;....  one of  great historical  Imimitan!-   ������������������.������������������:.,  old   Amsterdam,   ls  cen.-r :  ..   ���������-.        >'*  martyrdom for the nervou- if t���������     ���������{���������-  tive.    An ancient custom  ,"��������� .iii      r  cording to which the juvi*n'i .-. uf  ���������.'���������..'  town are allowed to bent !' -,r iU:;.--m  for Beveral hours during n - . ^li������- ���������.v-������<���������  while   parading   ths  e.-:'-'t::iiise.*r,,..1 *?-,_-  story goes that about 2<> < year8.r.~*wx-  plot was formed to blov.   v tb-*-*--  change,-but a smnll boy. !-..       A.-> >sr -  let his ball roll under the ���������--.-ic ;��������� Aa '-(a  dation of the building. clis.>,v-r������. ,.������, -  barrels of powder which we- ��������� ;���������> <f'������������������*���������������.---������������������--  wrecking.   So It was deeiii.**'. in n"������������������������������������ci- n'rA  the lad. a"d, on his being :i-*:;i*ft ������t-_jx.--,.:  he would iike, the nrchiu sriui th.-Miuv.  wished to be allowed to  piny st jftfes^,  dlera with  his companion:-   roiimLtHis  building, nil being armed with dzaat-ir-  and to   make  as   much   noise ns   tiVtft-  Iiked during several hours of ih^-*5-:<������;  for one week every year.   Thi- oiistk wr.  is kept up,  Rnd.  as all  :n.- :-.~<*r ot w-.,  struments are caH'*d upon h. o-pr.-x-n,n>t  a d;-um. tin kettles and s:i::-.-*,*.nt li/It.*^.-  not excepted, the din is soint-tluug to.LtyJf  remembered.  Redundant.  Joseph was an e.-cellent <  was not what mlpht be ���������.*:  complished literary mnn. .  time he conceived the id' a  ���������ook. b*ahl������i' '  11 led a:v r.���������  \t the-i*i-<T"������.  '. !*;(t :i ������������������������.- .���������  Vi.*earlneNii   In   Metala.:  "t has been found that wIiph nnimnl  mutter (for instiuice. a muscle or nerve)  Is repeatedly lri'itilted its sensitiveness  wna'rs off nfter a time. The dt'tleition  of the ghlvanometer needle 13 feebler  and feebler. In fact, the muscle or  nerve begins tb show signs of fntigue.  In the human body, of course, this fatigue is quite obvious. If we use a  particular muscle or nerve continuously without giving It time to rest Its  original action soon hecoines-euft'Cblei.  Professor Bose finds Hint metnlJ betray exactly the same signs of fntigus  under   repeated   Irritation. ��������� A.   S.   K..  Ghosh ln Pearson's .Magazine.  cry book from his pen wuti'U rill a i<irk<  felt want He set to wirk: but. n*.:-  ing that perhaps he lirni innih* stj������������.,-  mistakes in composition. In* submitfi**!;  the work to a prominent i.ternry critic;  who promised to go through the- -woi-4:-'  and correct it where ueces-rtc-v.  After a day or two hc bn. ..^ht Itbarfcr  "Tes." be said: "it's n'l i"glrt so -fseas I can tee, but I rathe; fniu-y joq-'-sisp-  been a little superfluous iu your rscii/ax-  for lemon pudding."  "Have I?   How's thnt?"  "Well, you see, you s;:y bore. Thms?������  sit on a hot stove and stir constantly.^?  Now, I really do not see how nny ona4  is going to sit on a hot "luve withouf-  stirring constantly, so 1 iliiuk you cos.  do without thnt- sentence, don't josw  know."  -   f  A Lady's Request.  A Kansas editor received the following  note, the other dny, whicli explains it-  eolf: "Dere profesnor editor, I would  like for you to putt in yo'ii paper a notice fej *i husband fer me. 1 am biiirty-  cighi years old. have no dcntlat bill for  iny foct.il nre all tik. I can cook a atnkc,  wish deeshes, nnd grace the parlor line.  Also player on tin: ncurdeen, and have  lnul two" husbands. They rue ded, but  their graves are. jjroen and tended to all  on account of me. Any lovin man of  wait over 0110 hundred nnd twenty answer please.    No (ioods."  Fire at 'Hamilton.  Hamilton, Jan. 11.���������A fire early Saturday in the National Chambers,  King street cast, adjoining the Bank  of Commerce, resulting from the explosion of a spirit lamp, caused damage to thc amount of $2,200. Mrs.  Gourlay, thc owner, is fully insured.  Robert Dunlop, insurance agent, who  was asleep in his room on the fourth  story of thc building, was overcome  by smoke and when rescued was unconscious. This afternoon he is better.  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT.  Lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweency, stifles, sprains, sore  and swollen throat, coughs, etc. Save  $.rr0 by the use ot one bottle. Warranted the most wonderful Blemish  Cure ever known.  Feaatmlatle  Oaf look.  Prospective I'utrorr���������U'hnt modern  languages do you tench here?  College President (fifty years hence)���������  All the leading ones except Knglish.  ���������IYospectlve=I'utrou^Exci-i!t=fc:ns!ishJ-:  How Is that?  Collego Prenldent���������We have abandoned the effort to keep up with it. Our  standard dlctlonn: ies nuw contnio several. million woi':<������������������principally slang,  sir; principally slang���������nnd there Is a  new one born Into the language every  uiluute in the day.���������Chicago Tribune.  Two   Iluae*   Pally   RaouRh.  Hewitt���������Bract used io be n big cater,  but now he hns only two meals a day.  .lewelt���������i*ou know the renson. don'f  you ?  Hewitt���������No: what Is It?  .lowett���������The doctor gnve hira som������  medicine to take after each meal.���������  L'looklyn   Life.  Bm  nnd   Hla   DUrlpIe.  A  young   man.   an   admirer   ofU'tBRX  great poet, attended one of VictorHa������>  go's receptions, became cugnged-iaiaBf  gumeut and lost his tcinp.-r.    Hugo-soli-*  em nly  rebuked  him.  ami  he sulisldetL-  Presently  the gui*<ts  rciintl.    On* afj  them, however, had fo;-.(.:.':��������������� I.U umbrella and retuntwl to :   t lt.    I.nnlclas.'  through  an op.cn i!oor     om  tlu-  v������ntfci  bule,  he perceived th ���������    oung unnnv  bis knees before lire \-.-   .*. sobbing, ���������it  '"bls=apd!oElfT^r^is"'r^  Victor Hu- 1.       ih ni;-   sf regal d    -.���������������-'���������  ty, extendi.1 bis hand ... him autl h*i������ '  bim rise.  S.nll;)  Youth hart iu  to Judge thi:ig*< u .  by  other  staud.-n  come Into liis !;���������������������������  she was roili'.i*,' \i  "Mrrking ph*s. ir.  "Ves. dear."  "Sny.    mother,  right,  lust   why 0  like Mrs. Thorril'-i  i ly?   You can tn���������.���������>������������������  and walk all mii  t.'jd It won't tin*:,.  Vti*'  Nnodlea   Ondcr   Fire.  "You must giv* Mr. Noodles a  chance." Interposed bis hostess. "He's  collecting his thoughts."  "Noodles always had such n fad for  collecting rnritles." observed the Jnsb-  cr In chief sympathetically.���������Syracus*  Herald.  torln by w-"**lt-  s elders a;-^.-������s?  et try bad. Just;  kitchen, whet*Y  !;.       .  J  pies   tnste  ���������af'}'������i  .011   make aomtt *  ves me and Iti*fc*  ���������i-e ln your brtruS;:'  .* yard eatinc 1%.'.  ���������   i  *P  H������nrlnsr  tlie   Dnncrer  Line.  Algernon���������Tommy, do you think your  sister would marry me?  Tommy���������Yes; she'd marry almost  anybody from what sbe eald to me.���������  rearsea's Weekly.  ���������Bridal   Co-'  In Spain n  br.i  mils to s:.::i<! at ;'  Instead   a   "rrrrn!'  j rifiiiicr does s':i*  or  n;:y   festiv<*  rr  ; tfrer.'Hiny-     Tl.-c   ���������  i  i;;;!r'.'y to thr-ir r:c  j remain  nrrlll  t! -  -  I they slur; on tii- -  1 departing tbey   |.-  He  Wtnt,  Re���������Be candid and tell me when yoo  want me to go.  She���������It's a couple cf hours too late  for tbat.���������Smart Set.  their tv.rpeetlve  "Hnve nay bu;  asked the doctor,  diacnone the case.  "No."  replied   M;:  cept when I have ���������  ���������Chicago Itccin!-:  -   In   Spat*.  < 110 girl atfenfl(kf?r-  *.ar witb her. baj^B-'  '   or   godmother^*'  a   '.vcdillng eak������r~  :i way .after   fh������>  ;:n^   pair  depart.   ���������  oirre. where thejK "���������  wing day, vhers*.'���������-.  leyrnoon.   Bt'ro'Cat-r"'  .>  formal Tislt **?��������� '���������  i,e,   _     > .(  ���������������������*ll������le. ��������� '  ri:  in your etrs^r  tv t.o was trying tmf?"-  Ilcnpeck. "not eO|  ��������� ��������� v.i; in the houaaM '  ff-"-  1  To prevent flannel from *hr1rrkln?  put It awey lu n dr.iver. T>o nm k������";>  on coins to look ������:   '   n������ tl*<> ������hriiiV:*,n  Pdmtly   1?gr>lo:*iaoj, *.r  "T turn nil my bl Is over to my xfltaftf'  "Does -lie hsvp i'j" rcniey?" |  "So. ���������'������������������ - ������������������    -e."   t Iii. .:,uati Coci:.��������� et. 5������&:  ���������������&  ^-fF*  3**S  Investigate these Prices, it  Comparison is what we want.  We only Ask Your Trade on Business Basis.  ������������������^���������J-H���������^ I'nilrT-llr���������W  LUlU. f^M^mliWJ^���������^M-^JW^^^^^V1^'  LACE CURTAINS                                  Sale  75c. Lace Curtains, 3 yards lonsj, 4.S  in. wide,  Si.25 Lace Curtains, 3>< yds. long, 60 in. wide, at  S2.00 3.00, 4.00,  5.00 and 7.00 Lace and  Brussel Net  at Sale Price.  Price  50 cents  $ 1.00  Curtains  PORTIERE CURTAILS Safe Price  Clicnile Curtains. Regular Price $5.00. Now $4.00  Tapestry Curtains. Regular Price   4.00. Now    3.00  Roman Stripe and Plain Chcnilc.  $7, $9 and $12 Curtains at Sale Prices.  Cj SU AAXS M _*.   Heavy Twilled   Bleached  Sheeting,  72   in.  onee ting widCi at 25C.  Bleached Cotton ?t7Ln%r���������* Cotton  DtwJ������<������ + 0   *n  Stripes and Checks  at 7c.  per yard.      Goods  B    S ill 1.9   tjiat wjjj wear wen ant' wju ^oid color.  ff^.-^^l-.    In Galetea  Stripes.      Good,   hard   wearing'  goods.  *~*A***m.   RCgUiar pricc iSc.     Now 15c.  Bed Spreads rVhlHwT. ?,orcc!Bed sTds  ���������^*������^"    '*awf^* w***.******  (_lOOC| white Spreads, 90c. each.  Men's Tweed Suits.      Sale Pricc $7  Men's Tweed  Pants, 1.75  Men's Black and   White  Shirts  Striped. Reg. 1.00,   Now 75c.  Men's Silk Striped Shirts, Collars attached, 75c'.  Boys' Knicker Pants, sizes 22   to   32,  at 50c. per pair.  Boys' Knicker Suits, all Prices  Colored and White Dresses  from 35c.  up.  Baby Robes and Slips  ������ys9 Pants  rices.  BBcarens  WVv?  #  #������  #%  *W  CitA<C  0$;  BlOUSes and Shirt Waist Suits.���������All New Spring Designs in Linens, Piques and Chambrays, with Lace Insertion.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs-,  **.������***********************  I  for :  I Fountain Syringes i  I Hot Water Bottles j  I  Atomizers        I  .     GO TO THE  Canada Drug  and Book Company  ���������Trunks ������������������md binslios, nil kinds, garden  bo.se, now* ru'riving. O. B. Jluinu & Co.  AV. Cowan   wont  sontli   to Lardeair  points on business yesterday.  nt   0.   B.  lemons  ���������Oi.iuiifjo.s,   apples,  Hume A: Co.  Cold Commissioner Fciset* left yes-  tei'd.'iy on ri Imsiness visit to tlio L.'ii>  ������le.'iu mining cuiips.  T'in  soing  to  lieru* Ure  in   the  Opera house, 011  a  ***************������***999*������ * .*  BORN.  ButlER���������At  Revelstoke 011 March 2'-K  to Mr. and Mrs.  F. C Butler, a son..  ���������Wliv.   yes  Peak Sisters  j April lilth.  J. C. AVilks has lieen appointed dis-  1 riet malinger of the International  'Correspondence .School.  An exceptionally large line, of  rBiuolermis, lloor oil?-, ni.il.ling. etc., at  i'i. Howson's Furniture Store.  .Toe Dunn cjiine in from Fronch  CTU'ok Tuesday arrd reports splerrdid  rttsults irr the placer camp.  ��������� "Hon. C. IT. .Mcintosh spent Monday  and'J'rresday in Lire city, going south  on Wednesday over the Crows Nest  line to Calgary.  1'he adjourned meeting of the foot  hall club will be held orr Satuiilay  night nt S o'clock,  in   Scbnider's   shoe  i-UUl'U.  AVrrr. Dalkirr was killed at Five Mile,  .above Ferguson, last week by .1 chunk  ���������of rock from a blast striking hirrr orr  the left hip and crushing hini.  Owing to tho sad death of our fellow  May 6.���������Supper and Bazaar tinier the ji towrrsirien.Mr.^ T.   Downie   and   Mr  auspices of the J^adies'  Akil of  St '   ' .._.ii-.-.. ..  DIED.  Dodd���������At Revelstoke. April  11,   Iveia-  neth Dodd, aged 2*i years.  Downie���������At   Revelstoke.   April    .'IX,  Thomas Downie. aged lo years.  Coming  Events 1,  April 19.���������Bazaar and Concert, 'opera ji  House, under auspices of Xadies"  Aid of Methodist Church.  Andrew's Church.  house on the evening of April ll'tli.  Ilie s.   s.    Revelstoke  is expected up  from Nakii.-p about May 1st.  ���������Three car- of hardware now arriving  C. B. Hum.- .V ((..  y.'.-tei-ilny mnrrr-  nf  the < 'arriliorne  iriii^. direct iuipo  at ('. B.   Hume  Kenny Dodd this week, the Bachelors  Ball has been  indefinitely-  postponed.  J. M. Kellie left via the Crow's Xe.-t  line yesterday, en route to Ottawa. It  is reported that. Mr. Kellie i.s after a  contract for the construction of part  of (he Grand Trunk Pacific Railway  in the west.   .'!���������, .., i��������� . - C.���������-. . --.-1, .1 .- :^i.i-   1-utr-i tain���������il-wFil���������[.ilrr���������>t������llrll���������I **-tngili:  will brills tlirough over the Crow's  Xi-st I'a.-s line the pas.i-nger-s and  mail;* from Tuesday's Xo. 1. Then*  ire iill passengers on the boats from  tin Mirith to-d.-iv. en 1'Oiil.e to the  t'liu-l. Sunday and .Monday'.- trains  fruni the east (ire still al filacii'i- and  will cuine tin (High when the bridge at  tile loop is ri'placed.  Harvey, M'cCartov & Pinkham are  moving into tlieir oflices in the New-  Imperial Bank block today.  General Supt. Marpole came np from  Vancouver on Tuesday and is assisting  the local oflicials in directing the work  of clearing the tracks from slides.  Mark Hyatt; came down from his  lumber camp in the Big Bend on  Monday. Mv. Hyatt's cut this winter  was half a million feet of logs.  Thc Kevelstoke Insurance Agency  .Ltd.. are mvvirrg today irrto the oflices  at, the rear of t he Molsons. brink, formerly occupied.as law oflices by l-larvey,  McCarter & Pinkhniii.  Johnny Kay, aged 111 years, ivas  committed for trial al Vancouver on  Friday for tlie murder of .John Spittal,  a rancher of Lulu Island, whose dead  body was found in his'shack a couple  of weeks ago.  The regular meeting of L. O. L. 105S  will be held to-11101 row evening at 8  o'clock sharp. A full attendance of  members is requested as business in  connection with the proposed Orange  Hall will be under discussion.  A bridge just smith of Wigwam was  iindernrirreil by water orr Monday and  the   train   soutii on  Tuesday was can- j  celled.    -Yesterday   Xo.   2 went souih :  with  passengers lor  points  east over '���������  the Crows Xest.  Japan is alter Canadian South African veterans. A secret service agency  at -Montreal has been authorized by  the Japanese Government to offer  positions tr> Canadians in a Japanese i  corps. Those who have served in !  South Africa are prefsrred.  The body of the late T. Downie is  now in the Masonic hall, over the post  office, where friends can have an  opportunity of viewing the remains  before they are shipped east where  the interment will take place.  The Shakespearian  Society rrrade up j  a surprise party  on Thursday evening |  ���������  la.st and  visited   the   Rev.  C.   A.arrdjli  Mrs.    Procunier   at   the   Rectory.    A  eritation   was   rrrade   to   Mrs. Pro-  NOTICE.       V  In tiro mntter of tlie Estiitcnf John lioraislor  Ludiier,'sometimes vailed John Lailrrcr.  line ot tlie Town of Field, in tlie I'riivlinie  of Hritisll Columlrin, locomotive engineer,  deceased.  .  Notice is hereby si veil Iliat all eredilors and  others having claims naiiirist the e.slale irf the  said John Hemister l.adner. who died on or*  aliout the '.Slid day of .lannary, A. I) . 19UI, lire  riMinlred on or before file ssrd day of Mil'-, A.  U., HUM, to .'end by I'll"* prej.aiil or deliver to  Charles Ladner. or the city of Hevul.-mke,  cleruviuan. Ailminisiniiur of the esiMu  ������������������f tlie said de.eased, their ihrisitan ami  surnames ami adilresses, and deseriprions,  full parlicnlars of Iheir elaims, sliilumelils ol  their aceoiiius, and lhe iiaiiueol iheseuuri  ties, ir* auv-, held by lhem.  And further rake notice that after the hist  menrioiK'd dale r. the said Admiiiistniior, will  pro-'eed to ilistrihuie the assets of the said deceased anion;.' the partiesontilled thereto.hav-  ini; re������ard to ihe claims of which I shall ihen  have noriee. aiid. Ihat 1 will not be liable for  lire said estate or any parr, thereof so dislribu-  ted io anv person or"persons of whose claims  notice shall not liave been received by, nte at  lhe time.il such distribution.  Hated this Hill day of April, A. 13., 1901.  CHaKLES LAD.VE.R.      '���������  apl M Adi'iinistriilpr.  ty ty% ty 0 tyty-tytytytytytytytytytytytytytyt  $ Our Grand  ty -���������������������������������������������  ty  The Opening of1 the Spiing of 11)01 finds  us better prepared to serve you than ever  before. Never, can it be said that our stock  was as good as it is this Season. In the past  few months this business has grown extensively and i.s now recognized as I.he leading  MUX'S- Fl'RXl.sillNGS STOKIO IN THK  CITY. Our success is due to our upright  business met hods anil the dependable quality  of  the goods we sell.  Boots and Siloes  At Right  Prices.  See our heavy specialties for MINKTJS,  PKOSPFOTOR'S AND LCM BFIIMKN. A  complete' stock of JIKAVY AND l'TNE  FOOTWKAK.  F resh^ G ii'oce ri es  Fresh  Groceries  In lliis Department wo make it. a point lo have  nothing lull the best, always fresh and tasty.  Come in ami give us a trial order*.  | .     FIRST STREET  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given that thirtv davs after  dale . iniend lo apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the following described lands situaled on Dudgeon  cnek, a tributary o������ Adams river, Lrllooet  distriet, li. 0.  1. Comniei'cing at a ��������� post inurkeil "I. jlc-  Clccry s norlh east corner post," planted ul  lhe norlh end of Dudgeon lake and on west  side*.I crei'k. thence soii'li SO chains, Ihence  west.Su I'.iialns, ihence north fn chains, thence  easiSU chains Io poirrt of commencement.  ���������2. Commencing at a post .mnrked "I. Mc-  Glcer.v's north west corner post," plumed at  lhe norm end of Dudgeon lake nnd on east  bank of creek, thenee south 80 chains, theuce  e .st SO chains, tlience north Su chains, thenee  west SO chains ro poirrt of commencement.  Dated thistrtli day of JIarch, 1901.  "Pl u ���������'."'.-?     I. McCLEERY.  We have a large number of lines which we want lo reduce. We' will g-ive  you a good discount on any of them. We aro going- to make oui" Showrooms  considerably larger and we will give you all kinds of tempting oilers to help  us reduce our sloclc in order* that we may carry out our alterations. ASK  FOR DISCOUNT. " t  John E. Wood  REVELSTOKE  9     FURNITURE STORE  Cabinet Making;  turGBSOBEsaasxaanninmBE  Upholstering;  gtuiflW'imrnmrrmimiHiBi  Picture Framing-.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������oea������eooeo������s������o*aoe������������������0eo������*e*aas**a������*������*������a*ao  S      THE MARSHALL 5ANITARY MATTRESS.    ���������  NOTICE.  Noiice :s hereby given that thirty davs after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Comiiiissiouei' of Lands and Works for a special license  lo cut nrrd carry nwny timber from the following described larrds situated on Dudgeon  creek, a tributary of Adams river, Lillooet  dislrict, Jl. c.  1. Commeneiug at a post marked "L. McCleery's south east corner post," planted on  the e.ist bank of Dudgeon creek nt foot of Uuil-  jjcon lake, rhcrree norlh SO chains, Ihence west  SO chains, tlience south 80 chains, theuce eust  SO chains to point of commencement.  2. Commencing nt a post mnrked "L. Jlc-  Cleery's souih west corner post," planted on  theeast bank of Dudgeon creek, at loot of Dudgeon lake, ihence north SOchaius, thence east  SO chains, thence south 80 chains, thenee west  SO chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th day of March, 1904.  npl 14 , L. McCLEERY.  pre  ��������� ���������nni|.]--<  lm-inrf- t-h,'  ���������^'o-ltiiig-ji������jiA-Qh.eji-  Miss F. Fraser lei  intr to take ehari^u  school.  ���������Carpets and linol.  tation now oix-ninj;  Co.*.-.  I  3. A. Harra^h win smith m Cran- '  Ixirne yesterday to start work on tbe ������������������  Silver Dollar group. !  ���������Don't forget that we have ani.clier '���������  car of hams nnd bacons in. C U. '['.  Himie ct Co. I  XV. B. Pool came in on Xo. 'A. on :  Tuesday and went south to Poplar,'  creek yestenlay. I  ���������Don't  fail  to  hear the Peak Sisters' j.  orchestra,   in   the  Opera  house, April t \   cinc tliat will  relieve /Oil   o(  19th. \ J  No. 2 was delayed for -IS hours west ! 9  of Kamloops tire liepr-inninx of the j; j  week liv a washorrt of the truck. s. j  1        Wc can give you a medi-  ���������Morgan >V: Wriirht tires on hand, f i  Best of repairing. Brint; alontt any ( t:  old wheel to the Cvcle Defiot, hack of [ J  R. Sin vt he's store. { J  I  I  ommittee made  The public works  tour of inspection of  the city on Friday, and tlieir report was submitted lo  the council the .same evening-   The  place   to buy the best: and most  up to date suit is "Cressman's. it. is a  bobbv with us to have tlie best, and  latest goods that can be houylit.  The Columbia is now clear of ice and  the lumbermen will be starting their  log drives about the middle of the  jiionth.  that tired feeling, characteristic of spring and would  advise you   to try  THE WELL KNOWN  Sarsa pari Has  Beef, Iron and Wine  W. BEWS, Phm.E.  DriiifjjiM and Stationer.  Next Ilumc Block.  of appreciation from the members of  the club for the many kindnesses  shown them during the winter months.  A police census is being taken of the  city this week. Chief Bain lias left  cards at the houses in town asking information as to the number of occupants, etc. These cards will he collected orr Tiiesd.ry next anil it is the  duly of the householders to see that  they are properly filled out.  The settlers mi the lacre villa lots  just west of the C.P.R. track arc  planting a large number of fruit, trees  this vear. D. Mcintosh is planting  his four ri'-i-e lot and 11. K. R. Sinylhe  is putting in two acres more in fruit  trees.  (.'. P.. Paget received a telegram  from Rev. bean Paget, of Calgary,  who i.s now in Toronto. Tuesday  morning announcing the death of  his sister, -Miss F. C. Paget, from  pneumonia. The late Miss Paget was  well and favorably known in this city,  where she resided with her brother  the Rev. Dean Paget for some time.  A bazaar and concert? under the  auspices of the Ladies' Aid of the.  Methodist church will be held in the  Opera, House on Tuesday, April 19th.  The afternoon will be devoted to a  sale of work including children's  clothing, fancy articles, etc Refresh-  merits will he served during the afternoon and evening. An interesting  programme will  be rendered.  Rev. R. li I'arr, who has had charge  of the Presbyterian mission stations  in this district, for* the past, two or  Ihicc years, leaves tonight for Vernon,  where he will attend to the outside  work of llio church in thai: (list i ict.  Mr. Parr carries wilh him the best  wishes of a host of friends irr Revelstoke and along the line of I.he O.P ll.  with whom he wa.s deservedly popular  and who wish him every success in his  new field of la hoc. Rev. T. M. Murray,  who succeeds Mr. J'arr, arrived this  week and will reside in Albert Carryon.  For Ladles  a  WE HAVE EVERYTHING  FOR A LADY'S TOILET.  Th-'-*'.' l-fli*.*.* who Hii nt. tin; Ifst (hint;*  fortlu-Tuih't s.irh ;i."-t SOAPS, PUFFS,  POWDERS,   TOILET   WATER,   Etc.,   you  want t.*i .-���������'.��������� ������������ur -.t<,<-k. It i> ti. your  ;*>>l\,inr .-Wi   I"   ������l"   *'>, for   wv    h;m.'  ii. ii.'������* 'iM'! thf Ttr.i'Jihly u^-tn-tl.it.; stork  i.f all   tin*   lai.frtt   iiov-.'lrk-H   in  Tnik-t-  .-trti'-J*-.  In poiiiptutotir Comb-i. H.-tlr Fa.ittjnrrrK,  f'..i'.*k ('*iUi'bi*. fctC, wu liavii ;i VlTV  .-"1'M't- rangH Ui choos* from. I (nir  X*-ts"-Kiit'lt; from n:n.l iiair���������all >������h;ult;.i  J. A. BUCKHAM  Rod Oross Orugatoro.     Mackenzie Ave.  SfNOKH  Sewing Machines  Can he purchased on  payment of %~i.bt) per  month.  Anybody wanting a.  .. first-class Hinder .Sewing Machine on easy  (.firms, can get. them  from  Si Manning, Agf.  Mackenzie A venue.  Manager Wanted.  Trustworthy lady '"' gent Ionian lo  manage business in this county and  adjoining lerrii.ory for well and i'a.vnr-  n.bly kmiwn house of solid linancial  slarrding. "js^li.tKI sl.r'aight cash salary  and expenses paid enoli Monday hy  cheek direct, fioin headquarters. Kx-  penso money advanced. Position permanent.. Address Mil linger, 810 Como  Block, Chicago, Illinois. iuc25*12  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv glvon Iliat thirtv (lava after  dure I 'intend ro' ripply, to lire Chief Commissioner of Luiuls And Works for u special license  to cut mill curry niviiv limber from the lullon*-  iiiK described lairds sllnated orr llrrdreon  creek, a tributary of Adams river, Lilluoet  district, B.C.  1. Commencing at a post mnrked ������������������N. lie-  C.eery's norrh westeorner post," planted on  the west bunk of Dudf-eon ereek, about two  miles north Irom rjirilucon lake, thence south  80 chains, theirceeast Ml cliuins, theneo north  SO cliuins, thente west SO eliains to point of  commencement.  2. Uommencinu' nt a post marked  "N. Mc-  =C!e2ryi--iiorthett.iteorncr post,e plan toil on the  west bank of Dudgeon creek about two miles  north from Dudgeon hike, thenee south SO  ehuins, thence west SO chains, theneo north HO  ehuins, thenee enst SO ehuins to point*of commencement. :.-.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1901.  "Pl I' N. McCLEEKY.  NOTTCK.  Notice is hereby given that ihirtv davs nfter  'Intel intend to apply to llic Clrr'ef Commissionerof Lands and IVorks for u special license  to tin and carry away Umber from the followiiii,' described limits sltiinted on Dudgeon  creek, a tiibutiirv of Adams river, Lillooeldls-  trici. H. (i.  1. Commencing at a post marked "It. Me*  Ob.'ery'H south wcsl corner post," planted on  liiu nest bunk of Dudgeon creek, about two  iniles norlh from Dudgeon hike, liienee north  H'Ji cbiiins, thence envt 10 chains, thence soulli  100 cliuins, therrce west -10 ehuins lo point of  commence ment.  '2. Commencing at a post mnrked "It. Me-  (.'leery's south oust corner post," planted on  the wcM bunk ol Dudgeon ere^k, aborrt Iwo  miles nortli from Dudgeon lake, tlience north  r)l chains, thence west So ehuins, rhenee soutii  VI ehuins, thence east 80 eliains to poim of  'romrnencement.  Luted ihls iSth day of March, lAOI.  l������!'l M H. McCLEEItY.  PAT. SEPT., 1BCO. ,- ���������  ��������� R. HOWSON &  GO.,  FURNiTUREpEALERS ���������  c AGENTS   FOR   THEr   "OSTERMIOOR"    MATTRESS ���������  9   ���������   ���������  0****0*������*������*0*0**0***99*9*******���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  To imrehase ti building lot in Ure choicest resiilentiji] ]ioi*tion  of the City is NOW. -,  AJ1 indic.'itiions ]ioinfc to tiro coming year as the most pros-  porous year in Kovclslolco's Iristory.  At the opening of Spring, and the building boom that is  irrevitable, that choice 'plot that you'lmvc contemplated buying, may be advanced in. price or bought for speculation.  AVe have facilities, not. generally possessed, by other agents  that we oiler' yorr on a. building proposition on these most  desirable residence lots of the  REVELSTOKE  iriSUBANGE ACENGY, Ltd.  W. M. Brown,    Prop.  One of thc best and  commodious hotels in the  City   Free'Bus meets all trainr  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cents.  Front Street.  NOTICIC.  Not i cm m hr.Tfhy i>\vvn tlint.'!') iIiivh :\itor ilati* t  ifit.iffMl t" njijily t������# th'j <whrU'f (Nintiufurttfuifr -nf  t,iiin\n niul Whtkh for a 1-t'jino for ^1 vi-.-ir** tocut  JiiiUir on Hit; fdlli.wluu ������ln.-i-rili.-<l binds Iviu������  j������;irt,ly hi Mnt dlxlrirL ..f \Vr������t. KootMiiav and ptirLlv  in tin- di'.lrir'l. of (Mrihoo :  fVtiiifnciiriiiK nt a pont plfmtfd on tin- north  Itunk of Harvey rrci-k near it.-i frtnfliK.'ii'.'c with  CiinoM river. W*-*t. Ko.^miiuv ili.-*trl'-t. tlientienorth  tf'M'fmin.-t, thi'iifti ivt*.4t Wi rliaiiH, thciiyj' north >:'������  fliain.i, thenct1 ufft, ,^t rhains, tli*.'ni;c north W  chain.-*, Hieiiff ivff*t JJ'i rlmin.n, tlM'in.'C! iifutli VI'-  rluuiin, thcii'-e wv.aX I'jo ehnitiM. t,ln;nct! north -Jon  '���������hnin.t, theiice c;i.st ii;o ciuiint, thence, ftnnth v.-iu  rhuiji'i, Mienre en it JDo chitiiiH, t henco font h '.in'  ���������"luiiiH. theiirt* c;i,-t. io rli;tiim, th'.'iire sf������nth 4>>u  '���������ll.iilM. theine ������'JMt- Mr������ chfiiliH, th'*nre hoi Ith it'i>  '���������hitMif, thenre we.il S'l vhain-4 iutir������ or Ivan to tliP  pniid of rniiuiiemenient.  Diitcit lids U\[U .March. 1004.  NOTICIi:.  Notice Is hereby given that thirtv days after  dute I intend* to apidy to 'ho Chief oinmis-  siotier of Lands and Works for u special licence  to eut mul earry away timher i'roni tho following desirrihed lands .situated on Dudgeon  ereek, u tributary of Adams river, Lillooet districl, It. c.  1. Commencing at a post marked "I'. McCleery's north enst corner post," planted on  theeast hunk of Dudgeon ereek, about four  miles north from Dudgeon hike, thonce jourh  ���������S i chaius, thenee wen Ml) eliains, thenee north  8U chains, ihence ea.st bO chain* to pointof  commencement,.  l*. Commencing at a post marked "F. Xlc-  ���������Ticery'H south cast corner pu.-^t," plaiited oc  tin; east side of Dudgeon cruuk, about four  miles north trom Dudgeon hike, tlience uorth  HO chains, thence west HO 'chains, thonce Mmth  H0 chains. Iheuce eust SI) chains to puint, of  commencement.  Dated tliis lbth dav of .March. 1������UI,  up: M  I\ MeOTJCEUV  api II  JAMKS A. IfAKVKV,  ���������Oiiiic this wny when you want anything in ytirden seeds, O. B. JIuuie Co.  NOTICK.  Xotice is herehy given thai thirtv dnv.s after  date I intend to apply to the Chief c'mnni Jk-  .���������doner of Lands nnd \\ orks fur a special license  to cut and carry away timber from the /ollo-w-  inu deseribed lauds Kiliiuled on Dudg-.'on |  creek, a tributary of Adam* river, Lillooet dis- |  trict, H. <;. I  i oiniaeneing ata post marked "K.Mct'le'jry's ���������;  ���������iouth uest  corner  po.-t," planted on ilie east i  bank of Dudgeon creek, nbout four mile.1? nurtii f  irom DudgRon  lake, thenee nortli ;liio  cnams,  thenee east 4'J chains, thenee south PiOrliains,  tlience west 40  enains to p'dnt o.   coinmence-  meut.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1004.  NOTBCE  TO COTRACTORS.  SKALKD   T KN D KR8,    endorsed  .School-house," will lie received hy  'Tender for  the under-  .signeil up to noon of 1-Yiday, the 22nU April, 19n4,  for the erection and completion of a one-room  tnttnu school-house at Arrowhead, West Kootenay,,  jj. a  IMfins, specifications, forms of tender and contract may ho seen on and after the 13th April, Ulo4,  at tho oflices of tliu Government Agent, Hovelstoke;  of L<\ K. Lyonnaj.s, K.srp, Secretary of the School  .Hoard, Arrowhead; of George .Sunnier, Mining Ke-  cordcr, Comaplix. find at tiie hands and Works  Department. Victoria, JJ. (J."  Tejidur-* will not lie considered unless nia<Ie upon  the printed forms supplied for tlie purpose, and the  agreement to execute a bond appended to tho  form of Lender is duly signed by tlie Contractor  himself find two responsible sureties, residents of  the Province, iu the penal sum of S25o, foi the  faith/ul perfornniuce of the work.  Tiie Jowest or any tender not necessarily accept- '*  ed.  W. .S. GOKK,  JX'puty Conimissioner of Lands ifc Works.  I*:im).s and Works Department.  Victor!-*, Jl. C, Oth April, I0o4.  apl 14  upl 14  E. McCLEEKY-  ���������Just arrived from England   a large  stock of carpets and will  be   on shew  next   week   at   R.   Howson   & Oo.s  '��������� Furniture store.


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