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 .A-3STID  RAILWAY    MEN'S   JOURNAL.  Vol    XIV: NO.   43  REVELSTOKE B. C.   THURSDAY,  MAY 12, 1904  $2 OO a Year in Advance  (. B. HII & (ft, Li  DEPARTMENT   STORE,  New  ���������Spring  Jfats  A Better Collection we never  had.  be Pleased to Show Them to  You  In New Blocks  and Shapes of  Stetson's Rut-  an's, Christie's,  and Dunlop's.  We will  New  Summer  Shirts  Beautiful goods in  the New Roman  stripes and all over  patterns. We are  showing an entire  line in Starched  or Soft Fronts at  $1-25.  Aadies,  Footwear  We have J..& T. ���������  Bell's Fine Footwear, the acme of  perfection for style  and comfort. The  "New Thing" in  Slippers and Oxfords.  Ite\4 Jfdeas  in 3"ies***  We have the New Roman Stripe,  Small Teck's and a Special line  in Wash Ties at 20c.  Dressy and Stylish.  ��������� -JL\adies���������Press-  and Walking Skirts  Come and see the New Stock in  this Department. Wash Skirts  in Linen, Pique, Duck, at $1.50  Black Mohair, beautifully made, at  $2.75 and $4.75.  Tweed Skirts from $2.50.  Misses' Skirts for Young Ladies, 14,  16 and 18 years of age.  {Teas and  Coffees  When you treat yourself  and friends to a cup of  Tea or Coffee, you want  it good. Vou can rely  on any you may get here.  TEAS���������Blue Ribbon, Two  Flags, Liplon's, Ben Hnr.  We are making a special  price on Ram Lai's Pure  India Ceylon, 5 lbs. $2.50  COFFEE���������Try aSample of  our special blend O. O.  Coffee.    ' ���������per Ib. 400.  Department Store.  IS OPPOSED  TO SCHEME  Wallace, of Camborne, Protests  Very Strongly.���������Lardeau Mining Transaction Pending.���������  A Game of Freeze Out  H. S. Wallace, of Camborne, who is  in the city on business, was interviewed  yesterday by.a representative of The  Daily News, regarding his mission to  Nelson at the present time.  "My mission here," said Mr. Wallace,  "is to interview the Imperial Development Syndicate directors and enter a  protest on my own behalf aad that of  other Calumet and B. C. shareholders  resident in Camborne, and vicinity,  against the plan by which a new company about to  be formed���������called the |  Wrestling Match.  We   tho   undersigned    do    hereby  agree to wrestle one (hour under con-1  ilitions named below.': Straight catch- |  as-catcli-can rules to govern contest:  1. Strangled hold burred.  2. Only   pin   falls  ������0   count   (two  shoulders on  the mat olid held there.)  8.   James Wilbur . agrees to throw  Jack MaeLennan twice in one hour, or  4.   Should MaeLennan throw Wil  bur match is forfeited to MaeLennan  5. Heferee to be chosen at ringside.  6. Con test to ba pulled off at the  Revelstoke Opera  House,   May 17th,  1004.  (Signed)  (Witnesses)   Robt,  Thos,  Jack'McLennan.  Jim'.Wilbur.  Trimble.  Peterkit).  Revelstoke, May 9th, 1904.  Wilbur informs us\ that he has  wrestled with the '"Terrible Turk,"  Yusoff, and has also*'thrown the noted  Eva Gold Mines, Ltd.���������is to take over  wrestler "Farmer  Burns.'.'     On   the  the Eva mine at Camborne.    A con  siderable amount of stock in the C. &  B. C.'Co.' is held in Camborne and at a  meeting of shareholders held there last  week I was appointed to representtheir  interests and endeavor to secure better  terms from the Imperial Development  Syndicate. Mr. Rosenberger, who held  the bond on the Eva for the C. & B. C.  Co., has relinquished the bond to the  Imperial Development Syndicate as he  found it impossible to sell enough stock  in the east to complete the' payments.  Mr. Rosenberger, acting for some eastern shareholders in the C. & B. C. Co.,  presented a scheme to the Imperial  Development Syndicate whereby the  C. & B. 0. shareholders were to retain  an interest in the Eva only on condition  of taking stock, assessable to 50 cents  per share, in the new company. This  scheme an eminently satisfactory one  from an Imperial syndicate point of  view has been accepted by the company and C. & B. C. shareholders who  are unable or unwilling to stand the  assessments will lose what money they  have put into the Eva,.   "  . "Cambornites, some of whom are  heavily interested, feel very sore over  the matter, as they were not considered  or consulted iri'this new scheme, which,  if carried out, will result in great loss  to them, as nut a man in the Lardeau  will take stock on the new basis which  puts'a value on the property of double  its worth.  "Of course, legally," .said Mr. Wallace, "we bave no rights, but we all relied strongly on the virtual pledge of  the Imperial directors that when it  came to a final settlement the C. & B.  O. shareholders would receive equitable treatment. In fact, a resolution  to that elfect passed in a shareholders  meeting of the Imperial and the retiring Imperial directors in (winding up  their annual report said: 'We beg to  say that after carefully considering  the question from all points of view,  we feel justified in recommending to  you and to the incoming board of directors, that the Calumet British Columbia Gold Mines be recognized as  deserving* fair and equitable treatment.'  "I happen," continued Mr. Wallace,  "to be a shareholder in the Imperial as  well as in the C. & B. C, but I consider  the present scheme of treating the  shareholders in-the-latter company���������  who have supplied the capital to equip  the property with stamp mill, tram  line, etc., as well as to pay $25,000 to  the Imperial���������to be nothing short of a  game of freeze out. Many of the C. &  B. C. stockholders in the Lardeau have  put their last dollar into the Eva,  which they believe will eventually  prove a profitable mine and they  bought their stock on a basis which  placed a valuation of a quarter of a  million dollars on the property. Under  the new scheme, they are confronted  with the alternative of buying in again  on a valuation of $450,000 or losing  their first investment entirely.  "It works out this way: Under the  bond, by assessing ourselves we could  secure the Eva for $25,000 outright, by  the present scheme we pay $200,000and  get only a two-fifths interest in the  property. The Imperial is to own one-  half the stock fully paid up���������we are to  get two-fifths of it by putting up another $100,000.  " In accepting this proposition from  Mv. Rosenberger or some of the C. &  B. C. directors (who are also directors  in the Imperial), the Imperial company  has broken faith with the C. & B. C.  shareholders. In one breath they tell  us 'we will treat you fairly and equitably,' in the next they repent them of  their honorable impulse and, like Shy-  1- ...   wail( their pound of flesh.  other hand MacLennan's ability as a  wrestler is well known,'-holding, as he  does the amateur championship of B.  C. and the Maritime provinces, the  match should therefore, prove an interesting one. . For further particulars  see hand bills. ,  Concert and Dance.  Arrangements for the concert and  dance under the auspices of the Revelstoke Orchestra are well - in handl and  a good evening's enjoyment is promised those who attend. In addition to  the local talent which will assist,, a  number of professional artists have  been secured for this occasion, '��������� among  whom are " Drakero," the human'  frog, an artist unparalleled in his' line  on the American stage; Melrose and'  Dene, comedians, John' Light burn,  elocutionist, and C. .Prosser, .talented  tenor singer. _ A ��������� specialty ,*pf the  concert will be a , selection . by a  Chinese orchestra, comprising^ nine  instruments, which alone^is wellworth  the price of admission.*, This]orchestra  has been in training, for, two months  and. is a novelty which thas; never  before been1 produced in-���������Revelstoke.  After the concert a'social" dance will  take place, to which all. those patron--  ising the concert will be admitted free.  Don't forget the date, May 19th, in  the Opera House,'admission 50 cents,  reserved seats 75 cents. 1  lock,  "Yes, its a lieautiful scheme," concluded Mr. Wallace, but I hardly chink  the copper country contingent who are  supposed to be ready to put up the  money are such suckers as to swallow  thc hook which has not even the merit  of being cunningly baited."���������Nelson  News.  Provincial* Mining Association.  A meeting of the Executive Committee of*the Provincial Mining Association of British Columbia will 'be  held at Nelson on Wednesday, 18lh  inst.. at 2 o'clock, p.m. The special  business of the meeting will be (1) To  consider the question of endorsing  the resolution affecting the silver-lead  industry of British Coiumbia, urging  that the surplus, if any, of the appropriation voted under the Lead Bounty  Act be distributed until June 30th,  1905, among producers of lead ore who  find it advantageous under present  rather unusual conditions to export  their ores for treatment and marketing, and (2) to consider the position in  regard to the location of placer claims  over lode claims, as shown by the  recent cose of Tanghe vs. Morgan et  al., arising_out_of__the_location_of_the  Shamrock placer claim over the Lucky  Jack mineral claim at Poplar creek.  Other business will include the consideration of correspondence since the  convention last February, reports of  committees, and other matters connected with resolutions passed at the  convention.  Their Brother Honored.  ���������Wall Papers,   newest  patterns,  Canada Drug & Book Co.  at  William Macnab of Nelson, and  Allan Macnab, of Revelstoke, the well  known C. P. R. engineers, have a brother who is managing editor of the  Montreal Star. This brother, Brenton  A- Macnab, hod a unique honor conferred upon him the other day when  he was selected vice-president of the  Canadian section of tbe International  Hall of Journalists, which meets in  convention at the World's Fair St.  Louis, about the middle of this month,  Mr. Macnab is to be congratulated. He  is a good type of the younger generation of Canadian newspaper men. He  has risen to a position of standing in  journalism by sheer strength of pur-  l>ose, unflagging capability and mastery of detail, coupled with a temperament for business as well as a taste  for literature. As head of a big daily-  paper, one would think that the multiplicity of calls upon his time would  preclude such a man from outside  efforts. Not so, however. Mr. Macnab  has found time to write poems for  magazines and political and historical  articles that are quoted as the work'of  a painstaking person, possessing wide  knowledge of men and things. Mr.  Macnab is probably'the youngest managing editor of a big daily in Canada  today.  LAWYER BANCS  HAS CONFESSED  Under Crown's Protection Admits Getting Stolen Money-  Famous Mail Robbery Mystery  is Solved.  Winnipkg, May 10.���������Lawyer Bangs,  who was released on. bail in connection with the Wilcox trial, gave sensational evidence at the hearing . in  Regina yesterday. He appeared as  a witness for the Crown and admitted  receiving money which he knew to be  stolen. Wilcox told him where to  find the 'hiding place of the Bank of  Hamilton bills. At the conclusion  Wilcox was committed for trial.  Bangs, refused to give his evidence,  in answer to Crown Prosecutor Johnston's questions, unless given protection against incrimination statements.  The witness stated that he received  about $7,000 or $8,000 in Bank of Hamilton bills of $5 and .$10 denominations.  Asked where he got them, witness replied from a client, what client he  would not say. After some argument  he received the Crown's protection and  went on. Witness was asked if he had  received the money from Wilcox, as it  was known that Wilcox was the client  referred to.  *- The witness hesitated, quibbled and  said he had not received the money  from Wilcox. He had received it from  no one. He had gone to a certain  ,'place to get it. He wns told by Wilcox the money was there and to go  .there and get it. He thought it was  about February 1. He beard of the  ���������loss of the money afterwards.  When he went to the place Wilcox  named, he took what was there. ' He  did-not-know how much. the parcel  contained; He took it home; opened  it and examined it. 'He gave Wilcox  $200. He knew hc needed, it, for "he  had asked for it. He hod .no special  authority to invest the money. 'Wilcox'instructed hint,to*get it .changed.*  _^ The amount i'etnainiggiin -witness'  control could be obtained and restored  Wilcox had told the witness that the  money was stolen when he directed  him to the place where the money  was. The bills produced by. Detective  Chamberlain were not part. of the  stolen money.  ��������� The cross-examination was brie'f.  Witness stated that he had a good  idea that the money was stolen when  he -went io get it. He had mode no  arrangements as to how much he  would receive. He had not known  when he was released on bail that he  would be called as a witness. He had  bad a talk with Chamberlain that  morning. ��������� Nothing was said ' about  giving .evidence that was not necessary.  No defence was offered and Wilcox  was committed for trial.  ?tyty*j.'ty'  BOURNE BROS.  ty Hay, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Feed Wheat,  Flour, Rolled Oats, Etc.  Bacon, Hams,  Eggs,  Groceries  and  Oanned Goods, Etc., Etc.  ORDERS SHIPPED SAME DAY AS   RECEIVED X  BOURNE BROS.7  tyt  j, MACKENZIE AVENUE.        -'-..���������  *ty ty iii ift tfr ifr i^i t|i iti ifr i|i i|i ty tyty 13:1 i|i rji i|i t|i i|i tyty  Eye   Examinations Made j  Glasses fitted by the  GREAT  VVEST   OPTICAL   CO.'S       ' I  SPECIALISTS   at   ALLUM'S    JEWELRY   STORE, I  Revelstoke, Head Office of The   Great  West   Optical   Co., I  Ltd., Vancouver.   Capitalization $100,000. I  All work fully Covered by the Company guarantee. I  Concert and Bazaar.  The concert and bazaar held by the  Ladies' Aid of the Presby terian church  was a success in spite of unfavorable  weather. Quite a number partook of  refreshments in the afternoon and the  "sale-of "world was satisfactdTyT^what  was left being auctioned off in the  evening. The concert wus opened by  the Orchestra with a selection that  made lovers of music in the audience  regret all the more that it is so soon to  disband. The second number on the  programme was "The Old Brigade"  hy Air. Burk, some four or Hve others  joining in the chorus." Then followed  a flne recitation by Rev. Mr. Murray.  The duet by Mesdames Dent and  ��������� Creelman and the solo by Mr. Cook  were rendered in their usual good  style; Mrs. Bourne's voice sounded  very sweet in her solo " The Gift," and  Mrs. George's recitation " The One-  Legged Goose," was highly amusing,  calling forth a hearty encore. The  choir girls looked pretty in their white  gowns in the tableau. Mrs. Bews sang  well and was recalled. Mr. Watt also  responded to an - encore to his piano  solo and Mr. W. H. Humphreys  proved as great a favorite as ever. Mr.  Stalker, in his recitation, expressed  well the pathos of one side of the  American civil war. Mrs. Wilks'  solo was favorably received, and Mr.  Annan's .wax also good. A second  number by the Orchestra brought the  programme to a close.  Knights of Pythias.  At the regular meeting of Gold  Range lodge next Wednesday night,  nominations will bein order for officers  for the coming semi-annual term. The  3rd rank team is rehearsing and expect  to confer the chivalric- degree upon a  candidate in the amplified form at an  early date.  Conductor Ogilvie's punch was an  overworked instrument Monday morning as he had on board a iarge delegation of representatives to the Grand  Lodge*. Convention of the Knights of  Pythias en route to Grand -Forks',  amongst them^were'the following : *  " - Victoria���������E. P. Nathan, Grand Master-of-Exchequer; E. E. Leason, .Victoria,' No. 17; L. Oliver and A. W.  Von Rhein, Far West, No.l.  Vancouver���������J. E. Evans, Supreme  Representative; G. Thomas, Granville,  No. 3; Robt. Brooke, Rathbone, No. 7;  R. A. Townley, J. D. Sim, Mt. Pleasant, No. 11; J. G. Hoifmeistcr, Crusader, No. 19.  Nanaimo ��������� Geo. Johnson, Grand  Prelate; C. Rawlinson, A. Manifold,  Nanaimo, No. 4.  Duncans���������Wm. McKineley, Maple,  No. 15.  Cumberland���������John Thomson, Benevolence, No. 14, accompanied by  Wm. Thomson, jr., age 9, a prospective representative about 1917.  Kamloops���������G. T. Mallery, Grand  Inner Guard; R. Mackay, G. B. Brown,  Primrose, No. 20.  New Westminster���������A. H. Ferguson,  Grand Vice Chancellor;- Jos. Henley,  Royal,'No. 6; Jno. Forrester, Granite,  No. 10.  Ladysmith���������Wm. Cozier, Damon,  No. 8; David Jones, Wellington, No. 2.  G. K. R. S. Emit Pferdner, accompanied by representatives from Ver-  hoiij���������Kelownar-ete.���������passed- thi-ough  Sunday morning.  H. A. Brown, P. C, is the delegate  from Revelstoke.  Chinks Will Hang.  Victoria, May 10.���������Two Chinamen,  Wong On and Wong Gow, after a  week's trial, were convicted yesterday  of murdering^ a fellow countryman,  Man Quong, on December 31st.  Man Quong was manager of the  Chinese theatre in this city, and the  quarrel is supposed to^have had its ���������-  origin in bad feeling- between two  Chinese societies. ''The victim was  attacked in the theatre.and beaten to.  death.        * ,   riti;,   ..   .  ,   The   murderers    after,   conviction,  yesterday, " were   sentenced   by   Mr. - __  Justice Irving *to* be hanged on July  22nd;    .   ', -        -   -.--     -    _>. f2rr%  James Hathaway came in from 19-  mile on Monday. During Mr. Hatha-  way's absence last winter for a week,  some miscreants broke open the door  of his shock, broke the windows and  stole a lot of provisions, blankets, etc,  and destroyed other stuff in the cabin.  It is a pity that the parties - who committed the act cannot be discovered  and severly punished.  Obituary.  Geo. McLeod, who was admitted  into the hospital on Thursday last  failed to rally from the shock resultant from an operation for appendicitis  breathing his last at 1 o'clock Sunday  morning. . The lemains were escorted  from Howson's undertaking parlors to  the station by" members of Glacier  Lodge, No. ol, Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, and were accompanied  hy his brother and Bros. Anderson'  and Buckley representing the Trainmen, to his home at Salmon Arm.  Deceased was. well and favorably  known by his co-workers on the railroad and his family has the heartfelt  sympathy of the community in their  bereavement. The funeral took place  at Salmon Arm Monday afternoon,  under the auspices of thc L. O. L. of  which he was also a member.  T. E. Redd, brakeman, who was run  over by the train upon which he was  working on the Big Hill near Field,  died at Banff, Monday. Deceased  who was 28 years of age and only  recently arrived from the United  States held his membership in the  B. R. T. at Pueblo, Colo., which lodge  wired the local lodge to take charge  of the body and comply with the unfortunate man's ante mortem request  to inter him at his old home in Missouri. W. J. Reynolds will accompany the body on its last "journey.  Columbia .Athletic Club.       ;J  .The* Columbia Athletic Club have -  practically completed the interior furnishings of their new quarters in the  McCarty block, aud the rooms are now -  open to members of the club. Prof.  Jones, who is .in charge of the club's  premises has all the paraphernalia  necessary for tho "present and is now  putting the boys through the different  exercises. The ladies' room has been  newly papered and will be suitably  furnished in a few days. Already the  advantages to be derived from such an  institution are becoming apparent and.  the afternoon and evening classes are  being largely attended and all who are  interested in the welfare of the club  are invited to join.}.  In most of the short stories dealing  with life, in raining camps mention is  made of the code of ethics that obtain,  special ��������� reference often being made to  the shelter and food that is frequently  found and partaken of in miners  camps and that when the owner is  absent it is considered quite in order  to make use of the-food and to,occupy_  the bunk with the understanding that  the temporary occupant leaves everything just as he found it. Knowing  the unwritten law the Revelstoke  Navigation Company, owners of  Boyds place, left two months provisions in the house, cooking utensils,  bedding, etc., and vegetables in the  root house, o sly to find on a recent  visit that some miscreant or miscreants had violated all the rules of  hospitality, carried off provisions and  furniture,'completely ruined the cook- ���������  ing utensils left behind, burst open the  root house door leaving it wide open  with the result thet the vegetables aro  all spoilt.. Too severe a criticism cannot be. meted out to the person or  persons" who are guilty .of such acts '  and it has caused the owners to determine that hereafter no provisions.wjll  be left in the house, in fact at the end  of the season every portable article  will be brought down by the boat to  Revelstoke.  The appeal of St. Andrew's congregation to the Synod of British Columbia and Alberta against the Kamloops  Presbytery, was heard on the 6th inst.  at Edmonton. The congregration was  i-epresented by Messrs. A. E. Miller,  John Lawson and Thomas More. The  appeal of the congregation was sustained.' This evening at eight o'clock  there will be a service in the church  at which will be present the Revs.  Messrs. Laird, of Vancouver, Logan,  of Eburne and Robertson of Grand  Forks, to make known the findings of  Synod. The congregation and friends  are invited.  Three steers which broke loose from  a band purchased by W. Fleming,  have taken to the mountains north of  town and although their tracks are  followed, lieyond the snow the animals  were not visible. It is believed that  when hungry they may come down on  the lower benches, where they can be,  captured.  Km ���������2*. ?_!..?.  V  I WHY HARWOOD  t WAS A BACHELOR.  ���������*���������.*-*  Harwood dosed llio ledger with ti  decided bang llml said, ������������������Uone tor  the dny." Twirling uroiind in lhe  oiisce chnii', lie got up nnd stretched  lr.s limbs, look down his big overcoat, pressed his hut well down on  lus head, untl slopped out inlo "  hiinding  snowstorm.  ������������������louring from thai hot ollice into  Miildcu contiict with this lilivik. Icy  nirlit makes tt fellow's teeth chatter,"  was  his  mental   comment.  He stopped at a corner to buy the  "Evening News" fronr n shivering littlo   urchin.  Hardwood had it kind heart, (tnd  it hurl been softerred by the love of  one  now   lost  to  him.  ���������'Cold night," he said cheerily���������-"eh,  lail?"���������while his hand went down into his pocket for change.  "Yuss'r.       My     lingers  . is     'most  froze."  "Haven't you any mittens?"  ".No.     Hilly  'Awkins sneaked   'cm."  "To   bad!     Take   these.     1   haven't  very  far to  go"���������taking off his  well-  lined   gloves   and   handing   them       to  liim.  "Ver don't mean  'cm  for me,      do  -yer?     Crikey, they've got fingers      in  'em!" i  "Ves. Try theni on, and even if  they don't fit Ihey will keep you  f.iu ur spumi jCut ind u.I ���������ra.i'OA\  pockets"���������saving whicli he slurtcd on  his way.  And  as ho walked along hc fell   to  imagining  how   nice  it  would   be      if i  there   were  a  Mrs.   George  Harwood,  and he pictured.how it would      seem  if  she  were, in   a  cosv   home   to   meet  him.     He sighed as he turned     down   dear!  she street tlrat brought his hermitage j    And  in sight. .-���������'���������. room,  land,  nnd  Harwood    picked  him    ������P  and  laid   hiin  on  his  bed.  Then ho put fresh cotil on the Cue;  the big arm-chair wa.s cosily divawn  up, and thus in solid comfort ho  gazed into lho dancing dames, hoping  there to think out the "problem of thu  lost bale, for whom some mother's  heart no doubt must bo aching.  And the thought of the child's craving for its mother, stilled only for  the present, by the soothing touch of  sloop, and his own longing for companionship which lit* had just experienced when ho enrne Ironic from work,  soon led him irrto one of those firelight fancies which illuminate tho  brain   in   a, strangely  pleasant.      Way.  Happily, dreamily wandered he on  in th?' thought that two is company,  one  Is  noire.  "Matile thirling, why do you como*  so clearly before my mind's eye tonight of all  nights?"  h&'ilriirmuivil.  to  11.  feel her little hand  own, and to sec the  in her eyes, as they  parted  for  tho      last  1 To seemed  clasped    iir  liis  tears glistening  Were when  thoy  tine at lier lather's gate.  A glance til the clock on the mantelpiece, beside which ho stood  stretching himself and yawning, caused him to  slap his knee vigorously.  OOVET HERMIT Kffl&DOM  WHY     COREA IS  THE  BATTLEGROUND.  It is  Necessary for Russia,      and  Japan  Wants  It  "From  Sentiment.  The gates of tho Temple of .Ttinus,  closed airrce the termination of the  South African war, have been thrown  wide open by .itipan, and the attention of the whole world is now riveted ujion the battlefield of northeastern  Asia.  i.ikti thu littlo child's query ln  .Southey"a poem of long ngo, many  people are asking "What are they  lighting for?" To such a. question  the following Is an answer:  Itolh Hussiu nnd .Inptin want. Ko-  nvt. Tire Muscovite regards the Korean peninsula as indispensable for  several reas'ins. Korea'beRrs much  tie same relation to~Xslrttlc Ttussiti  as did Florida to the United States  in the early years of the last cen-  Lury. l.ttissiu "needs" theso ninety  thousand' square miles to complete  her coast line, for if Korea fulls under  Japan's  rule,   Russian   ships  will  tinentnl expansion of tlieir empire. It  is only 11 fty miles from tho little  Japanese island of Tsu Sliima, which  lies in the Korean Strait, half way  betweon .Japan and Korea, to tho  Korean port of Fusan,  RUSSIAN SIUERIA  occupies tho coast to tho north of  Korea, Russian Mnnchurio lies to the  cast, and tho Chinese shore to tho  southward is being pre-empted by  England, Germany and Italy. Should  Korea bc taken nwuv , .litptin Roultl  bo compelled t.o abandon her latter  dny dream of a continental empire  nnd to remain in her ancient island  isolation.  England has taken an especial interest in the fori lines of Korea because llritish -capital is largely invested in the rich gold and coppor  mines of that country. According to  S. 0. rtuilru, of the Madras Presidency, India, who hits carefully ox-  j plorcd the mineral resources of Ko-  ;i'cn. its mountains possess richer  gold veins Hum those of the Klon--  diko. ' Ho describes many assays  which show fronr one to five ounces  of free milling gold ore to the ton.  Tho British pound has also united  with the Japunese yen in ninny commercial enterprises, which have bound  ABOUT THE PRJiSEfl'T ���������WARl������K."nt shi,,p,"e  company in ABOUT ADMIRAL ALHIIFF  CUT  THIS OUT AND KEEP  BV YOU.  IT  People and Places Ycu Hear of In  the    Russo-Japanese  Affair.  Russian  t'.y .love!" Iro ejaculated. "I let of Japanese cannon on either side,  came near forgetting the burglar." Htissia  also   wants  Korea  in   order  Cautiously and awkwardly that; to have an Asiatic port which i.s  twelve and a half stone of "too, too not ice-locked in winter. ;Port Ar-  solid llcsh" balanced itself on tiptoe j thur antl Pnlny, in spite of the Mus-  to tho bedroom where the child     lay. Icovite millions spent in  wharf     con-  Thc light turned on, he bent over I slruclian, lmvc proved, failures ns  nrr:l tucked tne covers around the '��������� winter harbors. Within their huge  li.tle shoulders .gently and tenderly bronkwntors the waters have frozen,  ns'a    woman.     He stood a moment, . KO  as  to  prevent  Russian   ships      in  bo nimble  to  sail  through  tlio Korc- j5r,oji7jo"ii' nnd  Tokio' together ii^ailn-  nn ���������Strait without running tlio gaunt- | nnciat  alliance  that  is  oven  stronger  than    any     union  based   on  political  canventions.  It is over tho Yalu Diver whore tho  war.  clouds    hang    blackest.      Thero  rubbed his oyes ns if tc clear his  vision,  and .murmured:'  "1. as this dream from which I have  just awakened turned my brain? Her  features���������tho same blue eyes, thc  same curls.  "( h, "Maude,7, my dear, is this your  child?     Can it bo?    Oh, my dear, my  ho     strode  up. and  down  the  trying  to  solve  the. problem  'That's .what., an .old .bachelor gets;! which had grown  still more intricate  a few miles from tire mouth of  TIIE  YALU   RIVER.  JToro the Russians have leased a largo        Q         tract of territory, anil aro now btiild-  but it might liave been different" if | and perplexing. Then at length his ing forts, although thoy said priwar-  Sinclair had not insisted upon Alturde j pate, grew more deliberate; lie began i iiy they only wanted the land for  marrying     that     rascal   Bronscombe. j to calm down. ! cutting timber,     'the  activity  of  tho  Keicho!" ���������'Hore-^here,     TTarwood.   what,       is.' Czars subjects     in  the  neighborhood  When, nt length lie reached his door-   the    use    of jumping to  conclusions?   of Yonganipho especially alarmed Ja-  step and fumbled for tho key, he woii-i;]���������st because this tiny lodger happens   pan.  dored if Mrs. Donovan had loft his to risen bio her is no proof that ho I Yonknnrpho, however, is too fails her child. You do not oven know ' north to be open in winter. It is in  whether she has .a child. Aiul, even!a higher latitude than Dnlny or l'ort  so, remember the rascal, .Uranscombc. ! Arthur, which are situated at the end  And you know, that wasting the ' of the neighboring Lio Tung peninsu-  she never fails to remember'the. quart hours thus you will bo in no tit con-Ma on tlio eastern side of Korea liny,  of milk I allow her to get whon she , dition to cast up accounts to-mor- Hay, but in tho Korean port of  comes'to sweep and dust,"'mused he. j row." ..'  Sure enough,  when lie turned      thej    He  flung himself on tho bed,      and  drew   the     child   close  to  nis  breast,'  sobbing;  was  a  timo whon  tho  waters  of  thc  Yalu  wero regarded as  tho boundary  betweon Korea and Manchuria. Since  1896, when the Russians obtained    a  timber cutting concession in the Yalu  , Va'loy, St. Petersburg statesmen' have  midwinter from reaching the piers of | been  more and  moro vigorously  con-  tho I'rrssian railroad. | tending that the boundary line is not  In Korea there are several ports . th0;river itself, bu't'ils southern wtit-  vvhicb Russia would fain have as out- C1*sht;d. Such'an interpretation would  loin lo her vast inland empire. On i vnil-jrixce a rich slice oil* the top of  the western coast there is Yongnin- j nnL-icnt Korea. The timber conces-  pho, near the northern boundary   and   sion   wnH   "obtained,"   ns  lho      Rus-  liro..burning;   as   ho   had   told   her   to  do when she finished'cleaning.  "Slro  has  such   a  bad   memory,   often  forgetting to  lock the door;     yet  knob, there -was no necessity for thc  key. And he frowned, saying aloud  ns he entered:  "I--wouldn't bo surprised if she had  left the windows wide open, and I  iind thtj's^row all over my floor."  But lie .pushed open his sitting-room  doorV..arid~*instead of the floor being  covered-'"with   snow,   it   was   littered  Next morning Harwood  ran down  Chemulpo, the Russians caw an opportunity of gettrng an all-year-round  liarbor. Chemulpo is lo Seoul, tho  ca'Mtal of Korea, what tho harbor of  i-iraetis was to classic Athens. A railroad joins Chemulpo  and Seoul,  turd  with" papers, hooks,-photographs,'his',heart when   he  remembered  that      ho  the steps of good Mrs." Holme's itis through this port that tho capi-  house across the .way, feeling con- tal city cai rics on its trade with  tent that the small boy Avas safe: China. A third port, and the most  with her for' the day, tind there came j| important of ull, rs Fusan, on tho  a  warm'  feeling  in   the  region..of  liis  southeastern  extremity  of  tho  penin-  hairbrush, shaving-mug���������in fact, everything that was transportable lay  in a jumbled heap, before him, and  disorder reigned  supreme.  "What on earth  has  been going on  In here? -Who the dickens-���������"     And j  burglars flashed through his mind  would have him to come home to at  night. :'������������������'.'  "l-Iallo there. Mittens!'.'-iio cried  jovially, as ho ccuglrt sight of tlie  njvvebpy Whom ho had befriended lhe  night  before.-.-  '.'is that    where    you  live?"  asked  Ready to    vent his     wrath  on  tiro .kittens,   pointing  towards  tho  house  culprit, he dashed the alcove curtains ��������� Harwood  had  just  loft.  the way. Why?  aside and confronted his man  An exciting moment followed. Then  Hardwood went bade to his sitting-,  room. bringing captive tho most  amusing burglar lie liad ever dreamed  of finding. - '  ������������������There, sit down in that big chair  by the fire while I cross-examine  you."  Previous to which bo bent down  and kissed tho innocent head of a  two-year-old baby boy. .  "And to think," said he, "I was  about-.to smash you to pieces! Now,  whore, in the namo of all that's wonderful, did you come from? And  who the dickens are you? And how  did you get lice?"  To all of which the little man  rooed and babbled uiiintelligcntly. all  the time S"omihg. to take a vicious"  jov in pulling Ure heavy moustache  of his  interlocutor. :  "Jl is well to have a legal mind ]  and answer my own questions.''Drop- !  1-ed from the skies; baby is your ���������  nam'.": and Mrs. Donovan left the door'   unlocked... Tlint toils thc_ whole, sioryj  only it i.s rather unsatisfactory." I  And     then     the     littlo     arms    were ;  KireiciVd  out  to  him;  and  while     the'  roslnid   mouth   was   dimpling       with ���������  angc-lic     smiles,     the     word   "Tnpa!":  can:?*  fronr   th.-*  baby  lips. i  "Well.   I   like thut!"���������with  rather  a;  bitter-sweet   sarcasm   in   his   tone.   "T  .suppose  voir   are   one   of  those     little ;  ones who think that every man  i.s    a  prip.-*. .si  I excuse you, this being your I  first   o^'-iic.'." ' j  ������������������Aha!"   cad..'  from  the  baby,   ns   if I  he understood. |  Whereupon Harwood laughed |  aloud.  ������������������Von nre a fenny little duffer. I I  f^i'it"  like your good-nature." \  J'nhy's fintrors wero busy with a 1  bench ���������f keys that his host dangled '  l.e;< ���������'..���������   him. I  Here      Harwood     began   lo   address !  l.imsoh"   as    if   a   third   person       won  present.  "No.     I live across  Want   anything?"  But the boy's face suddenly assumed an expression of abject terror.  "What's wrong?"  said  Harwood.  Mittens gave a gasp, and started  on a run down the street.  Harwood, pursuing, determined not  to desist until he had discovered what  the boy's terrified looks signiliod.  "Den t .ve wallop me! Don't, ye  tell the toppers!" cried the boy, ns  Uarvvoad laid u heavy hand on his  shoulder. "lliink I'd do such a  thing lo a chap,that's bin nnd give  mo suih fine glo-ics? Lenune go!  I've got to go back an' tell her  where I put  the kid!  sians word it, or "extorted," according   to   Japanese   parlance,   from   lh*������  King of Korea,  when he wns a refugee in the Russian legation at Seoul  during the riots in which  his    queen  was murdered.    In this concession tho  Russians  also  craftily   inserted      tho  | proviso that in  case of dispute     tho  Russian    version     of     tbo     meaning  should     prevail     .  Japan    contended  that  tho  rivor itself is  tiro  boundary  line,  and  that  a concession  obtained  by duress is void.    Russia maintained  as sho did when  sho extended her do-  i main from the northern  watershed of  i th'o  River    Amur to  tin: river  itself,  '��������� and  then  to  the southern  watershed,  that the Yalu River means the whole  valley.   <   NATURE'S PURIFIERS.  People who keep their houses 'dark  for four of the sunlight spoiling tlieir  (.ai pets and furniture, have no idea  of the dKe.i.so-c'csirojing influence of  tlio sunligl t and air. Recent experiments  have  si own  that  biwilli     ex-  ere des-  o those  expo'cd to the sun (tho air being ex-  tlu'deJ) viere alive after fifty hours  of exi ostire. A Neapolitan doctor  has m.i.'c an interesting experiment  with cho'u n, bacilli; while he found  those prolc-te'd from the sun killed  killed guinea-pigs in eighteen hours,  as usual, t)'"o.'.o exposed to the Bun  weie  tendered  harmless.  As  to  lho influence of sun  and  air  on      bacilli,   it was  ascertained that  tbe ���������   oxygen   of   the   air  had  mark**.)  effect in assisting the sun's rays, and  j tl at tie bacteiia stifle ed moie from  AloxiefT,    Adniirul.��������� The  VKeroy in the Far Kast.  Anglo-J apaucsa Agreement.���������This  was signod on Juuutiry aoth, 1S102,  the "High Contracting Partii-s" being, of. (.oursu, lire ���������Jovcruments of  tircat. Britain anil Japan. Tho document consists of a, preamblo and  six articles. The llrst-iuuncd sots  forth the joint deUro of tlie two  Powers conicmcd to maintain unimpaired "tbo independence) unit tcrii-  loiial integrity of tho Kuipiro of  China and thc Kmpiio of Korea."  The iirti.les ure concerned with tho  alliance, offensive and defensive, between Britain and Jnuarr, lhe eflo.t  ;efwhich is that nny other nation  presuming ,to aid .Russia against our  ally will automatically at the same  time declare war against Great  Britain alio.  Arisaka,���������Tho. distinctive given by  tlio Japanese to tlio-typo of field gr.n  with which their artillery is principally armed.  Artamanoff,. Major-Oenern.l.���������ln  command of a brigade of Russian  troops at Vladivostock.  "Asliai "���������Tho." biggest of Japan's  six first-class battleships. Sho is  of 15,443 tons displacement. Tho  olher five a:e Mikasa (15,3(>2), Hat-  suse (15,340), Sl'.ikis.hima (15,088),  Fuji ii2,649), and Ynshima (12,-  517). Theiue we. e all built in British' yards  Chemulpo.���������Tlidlport of Seoul (capital of Korea), from whicli it is i.is-  tant about twenty-tix miles. A  railway connects the two phices!  (See Seoul.)  Cossacks.���������i-igh't Russian cavalry,  used almost cntiicly in skirmishing,  outyost, and escort duty. Tliey arc  the counterpart of tho German Uhlans, but wc have nothing answering  to them in our own Army.  Be Rostn, Baion.���������The Russian  Minister  at Tokio.  Etajlma.���������Tho Japanese Naval  Academy. lt i6 situated on lho  eho'es of the Inland Soa, and is tl.o  Pii.icipnl educational establishment  for training lho ollieers of .tlio lleol  ap  Opolchonie.���������The Russian rescrvo  forces nro so called. Thoy can only  bo mobilised in case of war, or grave  national danger, and Iiy Imperial  nin.irifcsto. They number, counting  all tin!-sos,  about tt.400,000 men.  Osaka.���������Ono of the two arsenals  pevsoised by Japan. The other is at  Toliio.  Port Arthur.���������The principal Rus-  .'ian naval base in tbe Far Kast. it  is situateil at tho extremity of a  peninsula which juts out into the  iGulf of I'o-ehi-li, and is very strongly fortilied.  ' Rouble���������Tho legtil Russian unit oi  value . is the tilver .rouble, worth  nbout 2s. Id.; but in ollicial calculations !>.'1G roubles arc taken as equal  to tho pound sterling.  Samurai.���������Tiis is frequently uso'J  ns a synonym for a 'Japanese Army  olllcoi*, although the. "snmtiriri" ns n  'dhtlnitive military carte were abolished   nt  the  revolution  of  1S71.  Satsiuna and Chosliu.���������Tito two  g out clans of Japan. Stitsuma  men aro at tho head of thc Navy;  thoFo belonging to Chosliu nt tlio  head of the Army.  Seoul.���������The capital of Korea; population 200,000. Its port is Chemulpo, with which it ta'connected by  a short railny. This latter was  takcii over by Japan in 1800, and is.  now worked and controlled by Ja-  pavoFC otrrcitils.-  Shimoi.'oscl i.���������A city an'd port in  Japan immediately opposite Kiuuin  in Korea. Here 'Japan has     long  boon massing largo numbers of  troops, in readiness to bc thrown  across the" strait's into .Korea at tlie  outbreak of ho-ilialies.  :Shqi.���������Literally "second lieutenant," the lowest commissioned rank  in tho Japanese Army. Tho.'Other  ranks, wiih ; their Knglih cquiia-  Icnts. aro as follows :- ihiiii (first  lieu<cnant), tali (captain), shosa  (niuior), chiusa (lleut.-iolonPl), taisu  (colonel), shos! o (major-general),  chitijo (lieutenant-general), lui ho  (general), gorifeui (Pek'-mnrfcihal).  With tho exception of the luttor, precisely the fame to-nis aro applio.l to  the rnnks of officers in the Navy.  Tcrauchl, Gonoral Masatakc.���������Tho  Japanese Minister for War. General  Ma ntiike Tciauchi is an exceedingly  capable 'man, and a close personal  fn'ond of the Crown Pritfto Vosi.ihi-  to.  s Tokio.���������Tho capital of Japan;  population  about  1,500,000.   Tl.o  name  CZAR'S  REPRESENTATIVE  THE PAR EAST. c  IN  l..ghtii,gMci.-ri.o Japanese A m>      f    b      , ftJ&0        , k  numbers  450,000;   oT e  betweon  eight und nine thousand  aro oflice. s.  Fusan,���������A  seaport   in   tho      southeastern part    of Koica,  and immediately opposite Japan, from which it  distant.- ubout  ono hundred milos  it was formerly known as Yodo. It  t.tands en tho banks of the river  SumiJa, whkli, although wide, is  unnavignblo by vciscls of large tonnage.       Yokohama  is  the port,  dis-  Has Had Much to  Do With Building Up  of tho Russian  Navy.  Tlio London Daily Mail some    time  ago  published   the  following     sketch  of    Admiral   Alexeiefl',   tho      Russian  Viceroy In the far east.:  A pleasing personality, wilh nothing in his iippoaiaiKo to strike terror to tho woi Id, is li.e man who  holds tho keys of pence ami Wnr in  tho far east, to-iiny. Admiral Alex-  eioli', a man whom the C/ur has  many times been pleased to honor,  is ntill young enough to look' forward to groat conquests, yet just  old enough to impress us as a kindly  luidtllo-agcd mnn. with a piit.rla: dial  hoard, whose delight is lo (tactile a  child on his knee. Ho is the first  Russian Viceroy in tho far cast,  tho ninn upon whom Nicholas II. has  impoKOtl tho, momentous task of  building up if' now empire. -.Quito'  what ptt4*t..'Aloxpieir has played in the  recent moves ', on .llio Rroat chessboard of Asia: riQl/otly otitsl?'e tho  Czar's empire knows. '.-He has been  in his time Governor-Gene nl of eastern Siberia and Governor of Uus Ian  Manchuria; and he is to-day com-'  man'r!cr-in-chiof of the Russian foicos  in Uo Fucilic. It is an "olllco hardly  unrrcrstobd- in-Erigltinrl, for AlcxclcfJ  has povvoi" oyer... the  forces.  ON-LAKIJ AND SEA. i-  If ? he''hasi., played', his part in tho  strango: /dovelopiiicnts which have  bro.tiglit; Russia face to farevvith Japan. Alcxeiofr lias7 contributed his  share alto to tiro sti-engtlv of '-;��������� tiro  Russian nnyy_. -, Timeivvtis wlion tho  Cztir's navy vvas commanded '���������'. and  otlicoicd by Eiiglisiiih'eir,' vvleni the  ten powor of Riisila wus not stich a  thing as appalled its enemies. ' Hut  it is diffe out now, and Russia's fleet  stands third among llio initios of  Europe, With ports nine thousand  mi os apart, Russia 1 as a naval position will h Sir George Clarke i'o-  clarcs "absolutely unique," and its  new sea power is due not. a littlo to  tlo fore'ight and skill of ils gieat-  est sailor.       . ,.      '  So lately as' 1900 "���������Alexcieff was  fit-'o by sl.Ic with-the forces'of Japan. Ho was in" chni'ge of-* tho'  Russian troors in" Chinn, ami ' liad  un.'!er him when war began moro  troops IJnui all the other powers  together, except Japan, 't'he story  is told that tl.o Rus-iun bin d played  tlo Frcn h "Mnrsei loi c" as it  marched into Pokin, and that it was  only  after    seme mint tes  oi  ncute.t  OAuem.t.v    o,    w.o   ,������:.....- (,    lQ   t|,e   sun   .lm,    ai|.   w  suln, which is the .southern terminal | ������, oveJ Ul -WQ hourf, w���������nL.  of the Fusan-Seoul Railroad. 1* usan  nii^'ht be made a powcrlul naval station to control the straits between  Korea and Japan. At the present  timo'the-Japanese Government exercises a sort of commercial protectorate over this port; und one of Russia's latest moves vvas to get the  ���������harlicr" of Masampho, which is near  Fusan.  I-'ort iTazarof, on the eastern shore  of Korea, washed by thai branch of  tlio warm Jnpan current which enters the Korean Strait, is still another harbor which would permit | the titni's lais if tlio supply of oxy-  Russia to have communication with I gen wes increased than if it wns  tho sea summer arrd  winter. j cimi-1 hoi. Co tain  liquids,  A third  reas-in whv  Russia  is pspe-|wli������h   wil   vniergo   putrefattion  lv  ds'rous   of  extending   her   rule ! thr- ('.irk.   will   lemtiin  sweet and  I from   bacteiia   when   exposed   to  'srn's   la.vs.       Air   arrd  sun   art������  turc's  great  piiiir.ors.  cta'ly  d?s rous  south of thc Vain River is to obtain  tlio rich, hard woods of thc Korean  forests, antl the gold, copper and silver of its m'n<������=; Siberia and "Manchuria are wooded chioPy with soft  pines, fir and larch. Kvcr inner*  Ri:sla pushed her dominion westward  too,  in  free  the  Nu.-  W3LY   CHINESE  kid,  "Ao. jou don't, Mittens���������not  you tell me where you got ths  and all  you  know  about  it."  "I don't know notliin' 'cep'n as  how my lady--that's.'wot we calls  her���������cum to live clown in Scratch  Court about r. month ago. We calls  her that coz she's so pretty-like; arid  Scratch Lourt is where we nil lhe;  an'  wo calls  it that coz we  ali      has  Tt  is  a remarkable  fact,   according  to   tho   Paci *c   she   has  coveted       thc j to      the     statement    of  o   Vancouver  till   hard  oak   anl   tr*ak  forests of  Korea- t banker,   that   tho   local   Chinese   have  in       i.-npW-untly     precise   habit     of  , l.u;, irg when     exchange is  low     and  | about to rise.    The impression of the  banks   is   that   the e   is   foine   undcr-  -.'JAPAN'S   COMrtlNKT)  REASON'S.    I  Japan cio-iros Korea for .sentimental  as. vyo'l as commercial  rci*soris.   Three  centuries   affer   tlie   Christian   era  be- i  can a Jap.me!*- empress fc'v/sjtl Korea |  g otind syslcrrr operated by tho Cliin-  and n\a.Co it a Ja|  :Fcr vario s perrorjs s  :.T.1?v:n   has  excrri  ed  in   this  bu**inoss,   but  no  one  j j et   been   ablo   to   fathom   how  thing i.s  done.  has  lho  ,i       ,       ... ,..,.,,,     r>ar'. ial  control   over   Korea  1 o-BriMl-eli -iil-.ont.-I..I--oni-���������11vii-)^ _il. 1|.��������� l!^Ll."-.L-.riL"  ihe h."/. bn  a-gittin* j,oaJ;y hero l.-rx.r-   ot     f"r"s   o1)  ly,   nn*  .yisterd.'ty  she  sez  to  mo   that  sho   kin   trust   mo,   and  sho   ain't   got  noi.ody e:f:e lo do irothin'  fer her and  little  Sonvy���������that's   wot   I  tails     tire  .'ine.r.e   prov 1 nro.  rm; tlint      timo  cotiipltt'*      or i  Chinn I  nieii     cornrr.i~and- irr { TSIt  3301. boc-r-is.* sho bud thr-alened j ,jnvn. is vnrv thrcklv populated, and  a^nin t.o rrfoiir her iiMi-ndcnry, Jn- :,'t.liiv.tti. rr rs pushed to an extrnor-  pon deck-in"! war as'.iinM Churn. AI- ;(i,���������..,..,. d ,,lalII(. ,,,; tho sU-.'p slopes  though  robbed   of   most   i.r   the   frrrrts   of   u���������,  ,,,���������,_     ������,*,���������.   ,,,.���������������������������   of   Lpl(,s     in  iAj-OF-VFiPAAjP.Fs-.   "Cfcorge,*'   said   lio.   "you   aro      in-ta Ii;s  then?*,   an'   tlio  joying   this   novo!   situnlion   immense- j the baby's shoe will  ly.     But,  after all,   it wouldn't bo     a itire  bos'   wo   kin   do,  if you   would  sot  yourself !  hor o".* nrrrs-j. An' I ������*/. to her,  "������.;oil) to bo busy 's afternoon with  my papers. Not. brrt wot J'ui wiliirr'  to go, but wotover'll I do of thu'wo-  m.-ni nirr't tl ere? I can't, como lug-  gin' 'im !.\ttck.' Tlu-n I - loukRil nt  'or, an' she vvas cryin' Ko 1 sez as  il would go, and, crikey, if t ain't  J mndo a mess of it,  an'  took  'im     to  die wrong place!  I     "She  toi'  mo three* houses from   the  | corner   of   this   street,   an'   no   matter  j ef  Mrs.  Holmes  orir't  there,   open   the  ; door  nn'   put   'irn   in,   for   her   kids   is  note   tucked       in  'splain.     'That's  sez   she,   'seeing  is how  I mus' go, and yon ain't got  .minion. tho island empire did not  (ibard'-ii her nncient ambition.. By  means of repented trenUcrf and conr  :..von 1.ions, the .Inpnnese. have gradtrul-  I ly in*:reascd thoil' (limni'tal and roiii-  : irn'.r:u-.ii inCi-erico .over, the Korean  ���������Government.  ��������� .fupan  accordingly r-esented T{ti?r;inn  i intrusion        Isocause     of       thi   ^frcnt j ,'.'a ,,,'J  (acioirnt   of   Jnpnuoso  capital, ���������nvest.eti ���������'"0'     ���������  ��������� in TCoron. At trio present lirro Jn-  I pan has ,i. practical monopoly in the  j construction of Korean railroads.  , Jnprtnero hnr.Iff! have been cst.r.lilishcd  j throughorrt the peiiirr.uhi. The bulk  I of the carrying trade of Kort-.-i is  i wirh.    Japan,  ond   in  the yenr  1002.  crV'riiri'ys  of      sugar-mills   peep   above  miles   und   milos  of   sugar-cano fields.  GKRMAJf .POTATO CROP.  Tiio   annual   crop    of potatoes    In  Corr.-'.ariy is colossul,  and for exceeds  any  other     country  in      the.  i.ri't year,  for example,   t'*o  iar<?a   under   potutccs   vvas   8,007,4 0."  ', acres,  while  V. c crop  In   the     I Trilled  States occupied 'JAM'Ai,;Ai"! acres. The  Oerrrian aieage was  thus more tlinri  three   rimes  as  great  as  that  of  the  LTnircd   Stale������.  r?t) many  yon can  in'-r. nnd  the tiny,  te'orc*."  V."!ir!.-! r  ):������������������? mind,  and ! ,?ib  in?'!"  children of her own. But  sue her early in tiro mor*i-  leave the boy with her for  iu case anyone calls for him  evolving   these  questions     in  baby's head began to droop  y's   lips    murmured     "Mam-  lh<  of  tbo Asiatic, continent  dlVorris  solo   steiii>ing   stone  for   tho   con-  l;a-i   tiring   if  you   would   sot  yourself jas how   I  mils'  go,  and you  ain't got i1 "*2 !' '',:M'     to"H     ������!   ������'"r;p'ng entered  to  thinking  what .voir  aro going      to 'no      time.'     So' I   opened      the   door I Korean   ports,  of which  'J.'.fi ..'A (\ tons  do   with     this  little  bit   of  hi-vanitv   there  and   shoved   'im   in   liko  I   does   wt'r"'  'uWani'*n ^l'*''i*lp-  for the night, nr.d find .a little      m'rlfc'a paper!" '        .      |    rrho most, vital reason why the Ja.p-  ler't   from Mm. Donovan's dinnei*.   Voir j     "A   note!     By  Jovo!     Why didn't'I I on,,sr!     r-nh''t   Korea  is  because      this  might go across and ask Mrs. Holmes !examine   tho     child's     clothing?       No'l'"1'1  what   i.s the bent thing to do���������sho has ! doubt   Mrs.   Holmes   hns   found   it   before  this."  And ho turned quickly, but stopped  ���������again to ask Mittenn just, whero  "Scratch Court" was, nnd to slip  n- coin   into his  hand.  Mrs. Holmes was still perusing l.ho  note when Harwood. entered. ri, was  hard for her to read writing, and she  was spelling out tho words. Harwood  lost no time in offering his assistance, having first, glanced it I. the signature aird assured himself tlint tbo  baby's mother and his old sweetheart,  were one and tho same.  Pompey���������"De off boss broke  bin'   leg rfls  mornin',  mrrssa."  he-. Iff  "How  como to  do   that?", suited  hi������  'ft was hi.'i own mull-. mn������-! tlici o may  bo  It?     \Y  Put  wh-.i i  tho     li  t s  mamma you  v.*unt now,   is  11.   1   haven't tho nrtirle."  before    Harwood    could  think  * might do to supply the want  tie   fellt.-tr     was   off   in   clroum-  Ifer ilenv old nurso find her fond  lovor wiped the tears surreptitiously  from their eyes-on reading the sod  tnlo of how her parents had both  died, and hur worthless hUKhand had  squandered the money left to hor,  and had , recently boon killed In a.  brawl.  I Inrwood's employers did not see  their bookkep/'cr that morning, but  "sou cine else" did. and the little  bui'glnr brought liim his life's lurppi-  nesj.���������London  Arrswers.  did   ho  master.  sa.     Wen   did   yor   ducky'h   back   vvnji  turned do wufT'csH nnlraile ho kick me  on  tie head,  massa.''  constructed by tho Japanese.  Itabashi.���������At this pluce, as well as  at Moguro, Jmnhnmu and Uji, uro  Japan's  powder   factories.  Ito Hirobumi, Marquis.���������Japan's  loading statesman. He hns beon  conco- nod v, ith the - government of  that country, "on and off, sinco l.S7!t.  Joto-Hci.���������Literally "upper soldier." The highest of the ���������throe  grades into which tlie private soldiers.of the Japanese Army ure divided. The other two aie first-cla.ss  (nilosotBu). A private on joining  is a focond-clase soldier. For proficiency and good conduct he is raised to the rant of first-class soldier,  and ultimately to that of upper soldier. His pay, his duties, and the  number of stripes on his arm vary  with his  grade.  Kat sura. Gore al Count Taro���������  Tho  Jupurcso  Prime  Minister.  Kino Cha.ii.���������The .Co.man naval  base m the Far Kast, co-responding  with our tVeihai-vvci and tho Russian  Port Arthur. It is situated on the  mainland of China, opposite Korea,  and about 130 miles lo the southward of We-hai-vvei.  IComtua,      Baton.���������The      Japanese  Minister of Foreign Affairs.  ���������  Kondratcnko,   .Major-General.���������  In  command    of   a    brigade of Russian  troops  at  Poit Arthur.  Kotoi.���������This is the official title of  Japan's ruler, and means Emperor.  Korea.���������A country embracing the  pot'insula lying between the Yellow  Sen and the Sen of Japan, having  an urea of about 82,000 sqiiaie iniles  and nn estimated population of  about ten millions.  Kuro.���������TTo  chiil  of  Japan's    iiiKt-  "ClaTrnavttl-stations^ It-is situated  on lho-Inland Soa, po&scsfos'n splendid arsenal, nml is strongly fortified.  Kurino.���������Tlris is tha namo of the  Japanese Minister to' the Russian  Court.      ��������� .  KuropatV'in, General, is the litis*'  Finn Minister of War. He wus appointed in  December. 18'.'7.  Lake Baikal.���������A fresh water lake,  over <100 miles loiig, which tho-Great'.  Siberian Railway to'Port Arthur  crosson by means of a steamer,  which  can ies  the  trains.  Miiiicliurhi.���������A Chinese province or  'dependency,������������������ lying to tlie norlh- of  Korea, width it adjoins. its seizure  by Russia has all along been strongly resented b.v Japan. The.area of  MriiK-huria is ubout 400,000 square  milos, arid ils estimated population  is seven millions.  Allelic',��������������������������� Grand Uuho, is the heir  presumptive'.. lo lho: Rus-.sian throne.  He holds several commissions in tlio  regular-army,- including tliat of Colonel In lho .famous Preobrnjonsky  regiment. The   Grand    Puke  is  ii  born      warrior,  and will  almost certainly be in tliu thick of any .lighting  se goant major; and gunso'und gotiho  equivalent lo our sergeant and cor-  po nl ro^pc lively.  Toyiuiia Gakko.���������Literally Military  Trail.ing School., Hero arc educated  all Japunese oilicers,' tho couisc of  tiaining being exceedingly elaborate  and thorough.  Tsushima.���������An i'land belonging to  Japan, situated almost in the< middle of tl.c narrow channel which  separates that country fiom Kotoa.  it is of immense strategical importance, and is almost sure to bo  the centre of desperate fighting sooner or later.  Tyitot)', Admiral, is tho Russian  Minister of the Navy. He wus * appointed  in  July,   1S0O.  \ o st.���������The Russian "mile," equivalent to about two-thirds of our  statute mile*  Vladivostock.���������Tho chief Russian  seapo: t in the Pacific Ocean. It is  Mlualed at the southern extremity of  the' Maritime Province, comparatively near "tl o point whoi c that govoi n-  ment moots both Manchuria aud  Koien.  AVo-hai-wei.���������Tho Rriti"h equivalent  to tl e Russian Poi t Arthur, from  which it is distant about 130 milos,  the'two places being almost cxa-tly  opposite  ono  another.  Yauuigalu, Kiel d-Afiu sha 1.���������Com-  mandci-in-Chief -of tl o Japar.o.-.e  Army. lie has been Prlmo Minister  several  times.  Vamambto, 'Admiral Jlaron Gom-  bci, the Japnnci-e Minister of Marino.  Ho is in'hiipicmc command anil control of tho Japanese fleet, and of  tho naval 'operations in connection  therewith,        Camphor is rapidly h'dvnnclng In  prirc owl-rg. to Iho war in lire Far  I'TiisI?. About tt, ticnlt ago il. was 77  rents a pound by tlio barrel. Jt. is  now Hoe, anil is unlil lo he? oxtreiuo-  ly sen re a at  that, figure.  Hli b'rrtl fought 111  mtr.r.v a   bnt lie.  And   I :id   woll   by   hook   or  crook  ISut   he yiolt'ed   lo   Iho   rut,', lo.  That tin* little bnby shook.  Muriitri.���������This  is  the  name  of     the  rifle with' which  tho Japanese '.infantry-is tii'rno'd.   ?in rippeiii'tiricc an'd of-|  foftlvoni-Nr. if upproxiiut'ttes closely to I  tj;e  jAfnuser. |  Mutus Ilii.o is l.ho namo of lho pre-I  Yrn.���������This is the Jatrnncso unit of  value, and is equal to 0.75 grammes  of pure gold. lt is not, however,  coined, tho smallest, gold pice in actual use being tl������������ live yen pjoco.  The.sen-is the-hundredth' part of ,a  yon, and tliorlh is tlie tenth part of  tho ion.      .'* ' ���������   .  Y okoh'nma.���������Tim port", of Tokio,  froni whicli it in distant about eighteen miles.. A railway connects the  two places. Its 'population is about  iriO.OOO, and it.'constitutes either a  phtto of full or tho termliiuK of kov-  oral big lirres of Etiropcun and American   pas-songer   steamers.  'YohoHuU'ri'.���������An'"iiiiportaiit .Thpnncsd'  naval station; one of. the four ..tirst-  clasR ones upon which the security of  the Empire: depends. The T t'thor  three are Kurc, Snselio', and Alaiz-  uru. '-,   . :. .���������.-���������'.   ������������������'--..'   7   ,'���������'.' ;'.  Voshihlto.���������The Crovvii Prin-o of  Japn.ti. Horn 187'.).; ?.-urarrleiL iii  WOO to. tho i'r-lncoss Sridako. A son  andfthcir, Pi i.ncc Hirohilo, was. born  to"- the Princo Iinpeiinb in April,  1!)0X.':? 'Ai/   ...     '"'��������� :..   .;..', .  ZtijwB.���������-A special class. of the  "Opolchonie," or Russian icsoive  forces,:t:erving usually either in lho  Asiatic, dominions of. the-Tsar or in  Caucasia.���������Pearson's  Weekly.  knows that oboJience is lire.only virtue in .tl'o .vvorld.  if'itlexciolT is'not the fltive of a  strict conveution-^nnd we know' t'*at  his f-oltliors , vyo *o seen "in China  marchiig under uiubiellas���������ho knows  how to*(it in        "' .  FREEDOM V\ITH EFFICIENCY-.  It- was probably lfe of whom A  traveller was thinking, when *vvbon  ho wrote home that'"I! have soon  high' Russian oilicei's jol-c and lui gh  wiih their soldiers'. as if they had  heen chums"; yet f-e same traveller  wrote that rn the trying mn'r.h to  Pokin, "wl ore sol,lie s of- all other  nationalities -collapsed in .hundreds'  along the rend fiom sunst'io* e or  dyscnlry, or oppressed by the great  heat, I never saw a .sing'c Hqssion  fall out of tlo ranks." A\licn..' tho  allies left Chir a tl c- Czar- sont.-Alexcieff a sword shi*.ii,g with gold nml  diamonds, and im-cribod, "l<'or victories at tlio neat of war in Pe-hili,  1000."  Sinco then the Emperor hns made  him lord of Russia's fur caslc n om-  pi'C, with povvre s almost* absolute  under the Czar himself, and a- sj ez-  iul committee. Thc Admiral has become as a RusMaii paper said,, tho  instrument of tho will an purpose  of .the Czar, and that in the ?!terrl-  tories whero Russia's movements  cause the greatest uneasiness tb tl.o  rest of  lho  world.  It is said that when fio firs'-j received hi.s flag,��������� Alexcicll had a* ion-  siiming'rassion for "KnsMan bi'go"  and was the best-ldajor on' Hie. Pacific station. Rut he lias no time for  "biidgc" today.. U'c. .shall-; hear  more  of Admiral   Alexcioff.  OLD   RUSSIAN  STAMPS.'  -,..���������;.  The   new   issue   of   postage   stamps  (������������������out Mikado (or Emperor) of Japan. ifor "nn������ K,ol''g' ������" W',,1Cl1 ,WS 7  lie wad born November ��������� i'rd, 1.S.-.2, i)���������'d "-l!"111 .,s to tvplacc that of  n<:coii(lcd the throne in ]807. and is '������������������ Q"cc" Victoria, will leave lo Russia  thu ono hundred and   tweniv-(bird of   tlln  proud-position   of  possessing  the  tlie Mikndos. His dynasty,  clainied. lias occupiod lho  frimn   H.V.i-JifiO.  Nng!isiiki>~'.l'ho (-'"nrost   l.ig  efo seaport, to   Korea, and one  it is '.only uiiciningecl issue of stamps in  Ihrnno'the world. Tho first stamps of the  j design now ' to be superseded were  in; an- issued in Hong Kong in 185!'. The  of the . Russinn   issue   with   tho   double   eagle  riu.'st     iinl'-ortant  commercial   centres   and  shield  of St.   Georgo,   which  first  iu  the kingdom. appeared   ill   18tii-ii,   will   now     take  j    i\'i;>! on  Vuseu   Kaisha.���������The    most   its place at the head of the list.  READY  SIGH WRITER:  How Dean Swift Helped the Business otSHis Barber.  r  ��������� One of tho institutions of all civil!: cd coun tires is the bin ber Pointer lv, when wigs wee worn and  beards weie not, the bat bn had his  hnnc's full Doin Swift was eveiy  .day 'haved by .n^baibct with whom  I o  vvas on o\tcl ci t tonus  Whon I o was busy on his famous  custon cr one morning tic bar bor  said he had a gi eat fivvoi tr������ nsk  his ��������� 10VC1UU.C, aduit g that at tlio  suggo-itton of hs noi���������hbois he had  taken a small publi- house at tho  cor net of the thui city ai d. ITo hoped,  with two husinrsscs, that ho might  mako a bcttu   living foi  his family  ���������'.'ndLcd," &udrjc������t+e Dean, ' and  what tin 1 co t?o piomote tho happy  union I"  ?"Jf it pleases jou," s.iid thp bar-  be:*, *'omc ot our customeis have  heard much about join icverence's  poetiv, so that, if jou would but  condescend to givo me a smait lrttlo  touch rn Hi it way to clap under my  sign, it might bc the making of mo  and i  i  c fn   cvei "  "Hut what do vou intend foi your  rign?     Imputed  tho  clone  "Tie Jo ly Il.Libet,' if it pleases  your icveion c, 'with a n/oi in (������iig  hand a.nd. a. furl jiot m the otboi." .  "Well," rojoin'ccl ' Uie 'dean, "in  that caso there can be no great Uidi-  ci'lly in supplying j*ou with a" sttit-^  able ir.s-Tiptiom" '.--*��������� ���������  Taking up a pan ho Instantly wrote  thc    following   couplet,    which     was  'daily-painte'd on the.sign and remained   there 'for:'-ninny .years':���������  ������������������Rove not  from-pole  to   po'.c,     but  step in here,  Where nought excels the 'shaving but  the beer."  nm K^  *Mr*yQr$ri><&>^'tt<r<r<r>&&%ir&&Ql'  t   THE.... |  |    HALTED 'BUS     !  ���������KM"*** ���������^���������������������������������������������:*><'������X������*������f>*<&*<MI  I.  It "Was (mining heavily whon I  jumped on to my K'gulnr homeward-  bound 'bus Tho conductor know mo,  and I ventured, with tho freedom of  an old acquaintance, to wish him  "Good-evening!" Though not of a  jovial disposition, his attitude towards mo os a "rcgulur" had always  '* 'Sorry,' I said. *I made a mistake.'  " 'That's all right!' hc said. 'Wo  all mako mistakes sometimes.'  "Ho said it cheory-Iikc, aiul turned  to tho man noxt him as ho spoke;  but he only gruntod. He was dark,  foreign-looking man, and I wondered  whero I'd seen him before.  n.  ���������frt't**<*>*tAtfe'fe'������'(*'*<'���������ft'*'���������<'���������������������������'���������-ft ! spoon of soda to 1 qt. of warm waft | ter,  also a cloth,  and you will    seo  9 , tho necessity of the washing.  JJ I    If j'ou  spill  ink,  ou  J'our      carpet,  0 ! apply  at  onco  fresh  skimmed     miik,  f# ' rubbing well with a cloth until    tho  stain  disappears.     Then  spongo      off  with  clear water and cover  with     a  paper until  dry.  ��������� A pnnctiko turner is vory convenient  for lifting poached "eggs from tho  Water, or to tako irred eggs from  the frying-pan  ! About^  ....House  use ������  BW19*r99**9*799  RECIPES OF THE TABLE.  Orange     Cream Spongo  Cake.���������Mix  Cheese, bctins,  pea", eggs,     meats, ' pared  for  uso in English  schools  rrcc,  poos,  "Woll, that being the second timo!by sifting three teaspoonfuls of btik-  I'd mado tho mistake, I begun to ing powder with one and a half cups  havo     that   fooling  of  uneasiness      I   of flour-    In separate dish beat threo  mentioned    just now.       I was oxtra  oggs until light; add ono and    a hull" nnd potatocs   in starch; chceso,  careful  in counting  after  that;      but   cups of whito sugar, ono half cup of t"s Js and mnk ln fntS;     vego*  1 had a sort of fooling that it would i water,  and grutcd  rind  of half      an   ..."     fruits    ra(jishos      nnd condi-  It did���������Just tlio samo , orango.    For tho croaui uso half     a       "     '  PURE (MS jf &E0&EAPHI  WHICH:        ADORN ENGLISH  SCHOOL BOOKS.  Wonderful    Facts About  Learned hy     British  SchTootboys.  The following nro selections from  tho chapters relating to Canada in  a number' of geography  books     pro-  and milk aro rich in nitrogen;  wheat,    outs,    corn,    barley,  Tl.o Groat Lukes arc sub. o t to  donso  fogs  and  terrible snowstorms.  Manitoba is treeless.  Halifax has almost till tho cssou-  tials of a successful harbor.  Montreal harbor is hundicuppcil by  boon ono of restrained geniality,  and"^ ������&aln'    " aia-juw ������" samo ,orango.    For tiio croam uso nan      a  ^   ���������      *.    salts> acJds and flavors.  T ������,i  tJia-nforo surmised  when      at S1,rt    of  way>    and  ubout  tUo samo  I'1"* ot milk, ono ogg. one teaspoon- . rotnln jts juicos, should   tho climate.  .nv  crootliuf ho started   glanced    in- thu0  in tho ovening.     Whon my mis-   fui of corn starch,  ono tablespoonful'       c'ooked   In      the   quickest  mannor!    Tho small population  (of Canada)  ������oln,rt.te  over  his shou'der.  and      re- tako  w'13    pointed  out  to  mo     this   of flour, and     beat, other Ingredients ,h,    conaiatent with  safety   from   nnd the attraction of high wages in  Wted*   "Drop HI'1  rotl^tig hurri- t.������o I had a sort of shock. I rubbed .together.    Add to milk and, boil till  g���������g c���������������������t ^^ UIltil plao-, ������"���������     States  havo  retarded manufac-  Aiiu, .JL hi* h-w-it ������.������nn     As wa neared ������*y oyos, and I stared  into tho   bus,   thick.        Flavor   with  grated      rind ������   tlm-tnlilo ture.  ?noyond of     lit 'ouriiov   U o condu'S and my oyos mot another pair,  that ; ���������f remaining hah* of orango:      spread | ������ Varmotl-ovor men ts fill tho stomach I    The     chief     States al present aro  P���������     _ u.. .    .,r������Lw������   i*nrri(, seemed to scowl at mc.    Thoy     be-  between  layers. !      ,���������_u ?---"_,.. i ..   i.���������t tw  Queboc, Maine and New Brunswicl  tor,  as by m    sudden  impulse,  camo  , ,   up tome -lo.usod    to a    dark,    foreign looking  "Dogging-   your pardon, sir,"     ho'ma������-    And l-ko a fiash il camo     to  said, in a low voice,  "I was wishful  mo that &������ was always thoro  to    apologize     for    whnt must havo  iV.?..   ,?*" e?1.?nP??"������t!  Boomed  rudeness.    I ain't  myself to-  whon  Spanish Sandwiches.���������Cut white  broad in strips three* and a half inches  long and     un  inch  wido.     Duttcr  night.    I never am this night."  "Do you mean on January 20th?"  "Ahl"    He nodded, and scorned to  twitch all ovor.    "Aro j'ou iu a hurry to-night?" ho nd'dcd.  1  was not iu a hurry.  "If you'll .'wait .for.'mo  when      wo  gets in, I'll  explain," he said.  So  it-camo  to  pass  that  wc  wero  tho  thon, from the way my mind jumjied  bnck like lightning to that Jnniiary  SCth. that this was tho murdoror."  "Uathor a . sudden conclusion to  jump nt," I remarked.  "Maybe!" he retorted. "But I  know it. I didn't imagine it or suspect it; I know it."  "What dill you do?" I asked  'To? What could .I do? I stared  at him    and ho scowled  nt mo, .and  A.nd I knew j ni|ghtiy    and    gprcad      with  cottage  | choose,  mixed     with a littlp  croam  Popper and salt.  Chocolate Bavarian Cream.��������� A  refreshing dessert for a hot day is  Bavarian croam with chocolate. . and  its manufacture is quite simple.  Boil together a pint  of croam,      or  soon seated at a small tablo in    *....  Clnro  Arms saloon,..and ..the conduo PtesenUy ho got  off-the :'biis. -But I  ior unburdened himself.  ���������Do j-ou romumbo'r somo years ago  what thoy called'the. 'Grout Omnibus  Mystery'?" I  1 nodded..    It  was the only     caso |  on record of a murder in an omnibus, i  "I'm the only man that knows tho  true history or that crime���������and the  sequel." I Was " conductor of that  'bus."  Bo took- a long pull at his cigar,  ami launched into his talo  _ "It wns J.*i  ���������ago,','." ho..'began'  last down '.bus that night  after wo started a snowstorm camo  on. ��������� The horses could hardly got  along, and tho consequence was that  us vvo turned but of Oxbridge Street  into: Granary Street wo wore absolutely empty. We'd gone about half-  vvhen  I  hoard  watched for him after that. ' I saw  him several times afterwards, at intervals of.a week or so, but he never.soemod to want to got on my  'bus. I-Io would look up as we passed and scowl at mc, and walk on.  And then I knew ho knew."  "Knew what?" I interrupted.  "Knew I knew!" ho answered impatiently. "Onco ho got on whilo  I was collecting faros on top, with-  jout our sooing ono another, and whon  nnarv 20th, four years'* K������t down aSain st was flvn "dnutes  an "I was on tho ' before I could got my tickets to agrco  bus that night.        Just  with  tho passengers      There  was al  ways one too many on the 'bus. And  then I rocognizod him,, nnd counted  again till I got 'cm right."  "How long did this state of things'  last?"  I  asked.  "For months," ho replied. "Sometimes I'd" not notice anything for sev-  quick footsteps in tho snow behind oral weeks and would begin to feel  mo, and. looking round, I saw a more easy in my ���������md. Then one  voeng woman come running up and ' day, qurto unexpected liko I d have  jump on to the stop. She stood the old sensation of thero being one  there for a momont looking ovor hor,more on the 'bus than there ought  shoulder, and I noticed that sho was to bo and as sure as I felt that Id  very pale, and had a *sort of fright-;spot the dark, foreign-looking man.  ���������ened' look on hor face. Sho was i "And so it went on. A fow weeks  breathing fust after hcr run. nnd hor quiet, and then another repetition of  nt' arid shoulders" were all whito the old sensation, with-that fore.gner  with   "now. -glaring at me, and the ,ompty  I    Wnrmod-ovor ments fill the stomach I     *'*������  'and soon, to satisfy *���������&?'J>������J"Il Mont'rool is the most important  do not contribute to vital energy or i,a,.bor,  but is handicapped  by  maintain tho purity of the blood  ns   U]<j c,'imnto  do moats tliat havo not been cooked      T,,e m ^^ Insts from Jim(j  to death. Economy may compel us ls(. to August.lBt> and tho shooting  to utilize thorn, but wo sho������'d strlkn yoason f|.om Augusk lst onwurd, unto avoid cooking so  much tliat      it   tn  willter drives tho huntsman from  must be warmed     over, more     than ,  once.  Whore milk is not to be had, or  there is but little to uso, cornstarch  may tako its placo in pudding sauces.  rich-mi k    and  two tab ospoonfuls of  ^y^eeT ^, Cspcc allv If buttor  sugar;  when nourty cool,  flavor_ with ���������      I *  vanrlla,  and     add the yolks of our  starch^two   tablospoonfuis_w,ith      0  eggs well beaten, and two stinks of  chocolate which have . boon dissolved  in a little hot water. When it has  become quite cold stir in a pint of  cream which has been whipped to a  stiff froth. Put in a mould and sot  on tho ico until wanted.  Perfectly  tea, or for  mix aux. pistaches, or pistachc cakes  Beat up flvo ounces each of butter  and fino sugar, six     aunces of flour,  littlo cold wator; cook-it by adding  a pint of hot water, lotting it cook  thoroughly, then when a littlo cool,  beat in ono egg, thoroughly, beaten.  Return to. the firo for a minute or  two;  then  season  witli, salt,  a lump  tho woods.  Victoria bridge, over 3,000 yards  long, and ono of the finest bridges  in tho world, connects Montreal witli  the mainland to tho south.  Tlio r-leigh is a kind of carriage,  but instead of wheels at the sides  it has long runners of stool.  Sleighs are drawn by horses, etc.  In sonic cases dogs aro trained to  draw sleighs just as tho Eskimos  train their dogs to draw lho slo'Jges.  The fnrmois' wives and rtaiightcrs  make tin abundance of chooses,  which  of which it clear, the way tlirough  tho snow. When the drift is very  groat several engines maj* bo employed lo clear tho track in a similar  fashion. Tvvo or more of thorn  | coupled together push themselves in-  Canada *-������ the snow, another following behind to pull thcm back out of it if  thoy      stick      fast. in  tho Rocky  Mountains ports of the lines have to  bo covered by long sheds to protect  them from avalaiictics of sttow tlrat  como bounding down from the  heights. In summer tho danger is tiro  A 1: tiiu maj' push' across a burning  prairie, though tlio smoke bo so  thick that tho pnssengcis arc almost  stifled. But in a  bla/irg     forest  thero is tho risk that a fallen trunk  or branch maj* at any moment block  tho lino and throw tlio train off the  rails. Exciting stories tn������ told of  engine drivois having to put on all  steam to raio tho flumes'. Another  cause that seems small enough sometimes brings a train* to a standstill.  The rails become covered bj' such a  mtiltititir'o of worms or insects that  tho wheels got gtousj* wilh crushing  them and will not turn.  lt is onlj- about thirty j-enrs back  that tho Fronclr'-sroakiirg hulfbrco'ls  of tho Hed River rebelled against  our Government. Tliis is tho lust  lime thero hns been any serious rebellion   in   Canada.  OLD-TIME SM CAPTAiflS  SOMETHSEP   ypX TH3CTR  SENGEES IH IBPtfS.  PAS-  of butter, or whatever seasoning you   find their way both to American and  delicious    for  afternoon  prefeM.hoppc.d pal-slt!y is gO0d. This 1 British markets,  a   _ high tea,     arc grate-  mnkM  a whito  sauco good  t0    serve      As wo got   near Montreal  vvo    reo  ���������   -    -    -  "    with boiied onions, warmed over veal, | two black linos stretching across tl.o  dried  beef  or      salt  fish,   liko      cod- i river,  which turn out to bo tho tvvo  fish  or  finnan  haddio,   or with      thc-i Brcat railway bridges across tho   St.  awronco.  tho wholo of Canada had a temperate, climate  without     gioat     ex-  ,..,,������������������   ��������� -    _.��������� .���������  iU~t.   ���������..���������     ^,i���������, , trcrncs of heat and cold,  it      would  nlien  sofa pillows  that  aro     filled   .,.,..���������.,        ,   -   ������ ������ ...     _  ���������.  1       - .   .     .       ��������� tiltimatelv     become one of t,*o most  and threo eggs     woll beaten    adding  addition of s alld' tho Juicc of   a > Law  ernatcly.  Rake  , ,  , AL       -Xfrnrt    mukps     a.'     af  lemon, and lcinon extract,  makes  tho flour and eggs alter  this mixture  in a shallow tin   When pudding-sauce  quite cold cut    it into rounas -with,    ���������.,;'._" __./ _:,,������������������_  iU_i  a largo pastry  ticity  end bocomo hard  and  slightly  ..        |    When  sofa pillows  that  aro     filled.    ... .  rounds with apri^^ pc^t"   mZ-  SJS���������d?TJ 2LiSS?^J^^,,^:^?S;! SSSSSSSi countries  of tho  world  malado.      and    pile    each above,tho  ^^-^^ o7eo Z their j ^l^S^Sg^ Riv^^  other. ,   Cover tho last layer with  a  littlo of    tho  sprlnklo    very  tho   last  laver  wit.n   n       ... ,.,.       .        .      ,     ,  w...���������..��������� ������..v -..���������^...��������� ,  marmalade  and      thon ������"������'nal <=������������d.t.on by simply luing.ng               b        ,      h       ,* Alne,.ica '  thickly with  blanched th,T��������� out ������l doo.ra for tho..?������y- Do:���������   two storeys,  tho lower track     1  Fill tho contra   with t*mlts ^on bo K"*on >icw hrc in     the . for     cal.riages  and  foot traff.co  scat  til      MIV������ t  ���������Sho nat down in the left-hand cor-  near him, that wasn't altogether omi>* '^hite.  pistachio nuts  whipped croam; strew it with nuts  and -* garnish thc base with little  heaps of tho croam and nuts.  Tapioca Pudding ��������� Cover three  tablosr.vvonfuls .tapioca with water;  let it . .itand ovor night; add ono  quart of milk, a small pjeco of butter, a' little salt, and boil; boat ���������'.���������- thc  yolks of three eggs with a cup of  sugar and boil the wholo to a thick  custard: flavor with ,vanilla. Tako  -Ifrom  the firo     and .cover  with  same way,  and feather boils loft out I '^0  has  being  ice and  ,    | mo      upper  for  trains  of  tho  Groat  pf doors  all day will  resemble      tho , Wo tcrn   Canadian   lino.  softest down. .  Do not hang feathers |    Th-��������� roar of Niagara Falls is    suid  in tho sun,  for     an oil  exudes from | to jlavo bccil )10ard in Toronto, over  them which causes      a  decided  odor, . forty miles  awaj*.  and is apt to discolor tho covering. I a' Canadian lady once raid that  Articles stuffed with down can bo ; th0 winters wero ."delightfully cold,"  hung directly in the sun for a few! though milk is delivered to custom-  hours, ers in a solid utate, though the ther-  A window scat both pretty and , momoter sometimes registers 60 de-  serviccablo may be made with a Agrees of frost, and tho ground is  ^j^  frame 15 feet long by 18 inches wide. ��������� covored      wilh four or  five feot     of  PERSONAL POINTERS.  Notes  nor-soat    by. tiro"   door.        Her hand  trembled sb slits gavo me a penny.    I  ty.     At  first I think he avoided my  'bus, but I believe that later he wait-  noticed hcr so porticularly, she being ed for it out of a kind of bravado,  -the only fare. Sho was a nice-look-' And I, knowing what I knew could  ing young woman; very. dark, and   I. *��������������� nothing;    only     wait  for  I- drdn,t  She  paid  know', ��������� what,  waiting    for.  It  came���������what  I  Oh,   it  he fire     and .coyer  with.     tlie.. Uso. four._legs# whicll can bc    bought   snow,    -nre rivers and the lakes are  or the eirris beaten will, a little  Qt a furnlt���������r0   * st ���������   for x2,    ccntg   thon     held in bondugc by the    iron  sugar.    Cover tho whole with a phite  ca^     pi(.  thQ .nt(j  U)e c .s   8Tip  of  the  lcef   and  the  vn&t  lorri.  may  jirdood her to bo .a foreigner  .-said  'Butcher Street' when sho    ,   hor faro, and wont on staring,, back , enough I , For a year wont by, and it  along thn dark street and tbo white . was Januarjr 20th again,  rotwi^ Presently .1 went up on top J 'It was a pouring wet night, vory  to seo that tho tarpaulins woro \ much liko it-is to-night. Wo wero  straight on tho scats, and to havo a full insido almost from tho start, but  word with old Bill, my driver. "I! not a single outsido faro. I was vory  -atonped talking to him ', for somo absent-minded and occupiod * that  time. Whon I went down tho stair , ovoning, thinking of what had hap-  Jtcaln thc young womun was leaning [Wired a year ago, and of what I'd  buck in her corner with her oyes shut:   bcon through sinco, when u man, with I  " 'l-Urtcher Streot!' I save. But sho  his streaming umbrella over his head j  ���������didn't stir. land his coat-collar turned up, jumped  "I  tapped hor on tho shoulder, and'on tho step,  thn ..'bus gave a little lurch just then      " 'Full inside,  sir!' I said,  .and slie como off the seat to lho. floor I    "Ke muttered    something low, and  like a bundle.    Thoro" was a big red  stumbled by mo up the' stairs.    As ho !  stain on  hcr white blouse,  and      she,passed mc I looked' sharply round.  I  was quite dead.".-... (could havo  sworn I "heard the  swish  Kvidently the horror of thnt awful 'of a woman's skirt behind hiin on lho  moment ,wus on him still       ~   ' '"        ' *"      -"���������'*-- '"���������  -��������� ���������'->���������-���������(���������-->  ���������crod  miserably  that  tho  heat  of  the" puefding  cook : tho  riieringue.  Lemon Pudding. ��������� Ono cup of rico  nfter .it is boiled; ono pint of milk;  . . half a cup of sugnr; the volks of  'i^^riii, three eggs, the grated rind of one  lemon, "a small pioeo of butter. Bake  thirty minutes; stir  Make  a mcringuo of lho  whites  of tho frame -^ and    nail  strips      of , lory of millions  of square miles  board   across      the  bottom', of  this   one muss of 'dazzling white.  frame.    Fasten old bod springs solid-      Although      tho  inland  lakes      and  ly to  thoso,   wit-h      stout  cord,   and   rivers'*  are* ' unnavi?able     for      six  cover     with      any   durable   material   months in the year-although      they  such os jute or sacking.     Pad    with   of*     lield,s ������f��������� lce ,fr������m October      to  ...    ,   ,..  ���������  .excolsio-,  and cover tho whole    with' Juno-ond allhough  frost  reigns  su-  whilo baking. prcforrcd      upholstering goods, j {>rel?lc  for. 1��������� f^V'S.f, C,fy  of ;,-,_���������; i  _  ��������� ,...._   ���������..,._   f twelve,  winter to tho Canadian is a  the eggs, half" a cup of sugar and    aich     fl f      1B  tabl?spoonful  of lemon  jurco.      When *pa,.tioularly satisfacto  ^^.^^T^T^.^ for tnls purpose.    Finish     witl,  a cord nnd you  will not  regret    the  prcforrcd  Colored or stamped juto can bc pur- i .    _.,.,���������  .  .      -,     *.     ' . .      .   i season of activity.  ..    ,    ,        ,. r    . ,  . I    The Atlantic coast is tho most uso-  particularly satisfactory .and moxpen-; ful  at    proscnt(   for several reasons.  Ho shiv-jstop, and something like a cold wind  bruslvd  my  face. ���������  I don't know how I got through  'There wus an inquest, of course  She was identified as a young French- \collecting the fares insido. My brain  woman working ih a big dressmaker's'Was whirling, and I. had cold trick-  in Deal Street. But beyond tho.lin'-s down my buck. I kept calling  fact that, she was called Mario Doo- myso'f a fool; but I had to wait a  pray, or. "somo such name, and that'minute before I could ^screw up pluck  she'd been in London a few weeks, no .to go up orr top.  one know much about hor. Tho mod- |. "Cf courso; it_,was' him���������the���������'. dark  icnl evidence showed she'd been stab- forcigrior. I'd expected that, nnd I  bed to tho heart. !recognized him,  in spite of thc dark-  "It wasn't an altogether pleasant nors and his coat-collar. What I  business for mo���������that inquest. Any- h.-'-dn't expected was tho woman. She  way, thoy couldn't possibly suspect was sitting next him on the same  ine p' tho murder, and, ns tho coron- seat in tho pouring ruin. And hor  "cr~l������������i"d~ITlpft^th"tf^rdom~w^  shadow of a ghost of a suspicion, j snow I  My theory ls that the' murderer camo j    "It was all liko a very awful     but  creeping up behind tlio'������������������ 'bus, jumped I very distinct- dream. Just wo three  on tho step, and stabbod her, and on tho top of tho 'bus, and tho di'iv-  wan off again in half a. second. icr's hat shining in front.   T was in a  "They    brought    it     in  tho  usual'dazed sort of state, I suppose, when J  th*ng���������'Wilful     Murder  against  somo  I said,  'Fores, jileasoP    Ho gavo me  ���������"1~  Poison    unknown'���������and     after a fow : a penny,  and,  hardly knowing  what'  dnys tlio wholo affair was forgotten. ; I was doing,     I safd, 'Is tho young  It was jtrst about three months nfter ��������� wouuin with you?'    Ho gavo a sort  tho    murdor     that I    began     to bo  of     jump.        'What aro you talking  strangely uneasy, and I couldn't give  aboirt?'    ho said.     'What young wo-  nny reason for it.    And at Last    tho  man?'    I began: to laugh sort o' hy-  Tho .'bus   was sterical.    This oho,' I said.    Arid    I  laid my hand on ��������� his shoulder,  it and return .to tho ovou to brown  a trifle.  Suet Pudding.��������� Ono cup of molasses; ono- of sweet milk; one of suot  chopped fino or a half cup of melted  butter; ono cup of rasms; half a cup  of currants, two and a half cups of  flour, half a teaspoonful of soda.  Mix welt and add salt and spice to  taste. Steam two hours. Servo  with a fluid sauce.  A Simple Dessert.���������Ono of the host  family desserts can bo made of apples and stale bread: Peel len good-  sizod apjjles, core and slice thcm, and  stow them to a pulp with sugar  enough to -sweeten them-. Meantime  thickly. butter the sides and bottom  of an oval earthen baking dish, and  press all around ��������� thcm crumbs from  the. insido of a loaf of broad, having  them nearly an inch thick; when tlie  apple is, done-mix with a tablespoonful of butter and one ogg beaten. Put  tho apple into tho dish without disturbing, tho crumbs. Over tho surface put an inch thick laj'er of  crumbs dotted wjth a few bits of butter and bako the pudding until tho  crumbs-at~tho-sicles-aro~brown���������Turn-  n-platter, just large enough to enclose the dish ,within its rim -over  thc pudding dish, tiuickly turn both  upside down : so that tho pudding  will slip out on tho platter, dust it  with  powdered  sugar,  nnot servo'   it  HINTS  TO   HOUSEKEEPERS.  Chlorido of limo should bc scattor-  ' cd at least once a wcok undor   sinks  and  in  all  thoso  places whero  sower  I gas Is liable to lurk.  vi my  ,i������,iU Kit.-.t... .,.,  I    When  tho rubber ��������� rollers    of    your  'At 'the touch ho was on his feet, I wringer bocomo sticky, as thoy   very  I with ahorribio hoarso kind of cry.     ! often  do   after  wringing  flannel,   rub  '.Mario!'    ho.    said.    And again, -with kerosene and wipo dry and thoy.  | 'Muriel' i will bo nice aird smooth'.  ���������Ho stumbled out from the scat, \ p������t 1 qt. sauerkraut in a baking  with lho snow on ; dish and cover tho top with ' bacon  and faced liim. I sliced very thin. Bako about ' half  They'shook their heads at that, andjITo backed from her towards tho j an hour  woro turning away whon'a gent in- stairs, still calling 'Marie!' and sho,on tho top and sides  side tho .'bus' said, 'Room .for ���������'. two, \ followed him. Ho staggered? back  -conductor.'       I  looked   again,      and  farther,  and  sho- stretched  out      hor  sure  enough  there was another omp-  band ,and touched him.    no gavo an ' ing for my attendance,  ty seat  between the  gent  that     had   awful yell, and jorkod away, and the j what I think."  spoken ,and      a  dark,  foreign-looking  rail    caught him    beyond tho knees,       ITo loaned  forward and  spoke     im-  mun.    I was puzzled. "        |nnd ho went    over backwards .on to  pressiveiy.  "A week or two later, on o warm, the shining black asphalt. And I was | "In my opinion, he was dead bo-  flunny'ovening, wo wero pretty full,'alono on tho 'bus, with old Bill, tho foro ho touched the ground. Fear  it being about six o'clock.      A young   driver,    twisting round nnd shouting  was his    complaint���������blind, shrieking.  truth. dawnod on me  haunted.  "I don't expect you to liclievo me.  But I'd liko you to hour tho rest. It  begun ono coldj day in April,' when  two ladies hailed mc in Pond Street.  1 g'nncod ovor my shoulder into tho  'bus. with my hnnd on tho boll, and ' and the woman  called,   'Only    room  tor one inside!';hor  hat  rose,  too,  of Interest    About     Somo  Prominent People.  Mllo. Dclna,--the finest contralto in  France, was discoicred by Saint-  Saons, and ho looks upon the day  whtn he heard the prima donna for  the first timo singing a music-hall  ditty as. she washed up hor ."dishes  at a village inn near i'aris as tho  happioot one in his  lifo.  The Gc man Emperor potasses a  cane which belonged to Frederick the  Croat, who always carried it on his  many battlefields. Frederick died in  his arm-;.hair, having refused to take  to his bod when ilyirg and ho held  this cane in his hand at thc moment  of his  death.  Peto Guleff, oneot thc chief leaders of the Macedonian robols, took  an oat h whon lie -was a, boy t/;at in  later, lifo ho would go to the mountains nnd devote himself to tlie liberation of Macedonia. Some of lis  schoolfellows, took the same? vow.  and are now members of his band.  Tho Countess of Darnlej' is one of  tho fpw Australian poorer sos.- She  mct.hor husband under most romantic circumstances. The Hon. Ivo  Bligh, as he then was, took ^ cricket  team to: Australia in 1862,? and  when plaj'iiig a match in t":e Melbourne Club grounds cut his hand.  'Tl o attendant -borrowed a , lady's  handkerchief to bind it up, and Mr.  Hligh insisted upon thankiivg- this  lady for her kiiidr.e's. She i.s thc  present Countess of Darnlej*.  So keen is the Gorman Emperor on  his younger tons obtaining a thorough knowloc'gc of warfare that he  insi-.ts that some portion of their  'daj' shall be .'.devoted to playing at  scl'iois. The young-tors receive  porior'ical instructions to build fortifications of!ear th and mud, and the  rosult of thoir labors Is criticised by  a military expert. The Crown  Prin~e, by tl c way, is skilled as a  carnentor, whilo tho Kaiser himself,  having boon  taught  to  design   build-  It has  splendid  railway  communication inland by railways.     It has one [ iaga "as a   youth,  is capable of f jl  great drawback���������most of it is frozen j lot* ing      tho profession  of un  archi  up  in winter. tcct  At     Montreal the St. Lawronco is  bridged      by -   thc  Victor ia  tubular  btidgo 1 3-4 mi'cs long.  Ottawa, although quite a small  town, is a suitable place for the capital: of : tho '-'.Dominion.  When     in    winter wo havo      como  I'*or a good many 'distinguished  mon it must be a curious experience  to look back oh the modest ambition of their earlier *daj*s. A'! correspondent, for instante, reminds us of  what it vvas that Mr: Chamberlain,  in .   dajs long forgotten, desired    to  round Newfoundland, sailing pasl the j ������lVn\nYllen'on hiTtombsto.i'o."*i\-hon  desolate Island of Anticosti into the  Gulf "of St. "Lawrence, vvo find the  soa there, loo, nil turned to ice.  Only half tho year is the navigation  open to let us finish our voyage by  La w .foficc     to  slight amount      of money and labor  spent in  its construction.    '   f   " SEA WATER IS HYGIENIC.  Sewers      Flushed     With   It      and  Streets  Sprinkled. !  Several years ago 1.1c rltj*- ttiunrlll  cf Hastings, England, tried 11 o ex-,  poriment of cnrplojing sea witter for*  watering tho streets and flushing the  .������������������evrers, and llieir example was soon  followed, by tho local authorities: of.  a    -number     of other,  towns on tho  coast. The .wastefulness,   not    to   steaming up  the St  say follj', of using for such purposes Quebec and Montreal,  water that had at considerable labor j 11 Liter'over tho most rart*of Can-  an'd ' expenso been filtororl to tho ��������� nda. is most severe. Tho coldest  highest altanablo degree of nuiitj* snap of frost wo over get is nothing  seemed obvious, aiid though, of to vvhiit they -must put tip with for  course, it involve.";! the irtalunation months together. Their winter  of a sepurato system of .primping comes on early; ico nnd snow wid  station, mains-an'd hydrant s, 'the sometimes begin in .September. V.'hcn  fact tliat the supply vvas iricxhausti- . onco it sets in the peoplo make up  bio and itself cost absolutely nothing : their minds to be sirowc'd up till  was so evident  that it was   strange   spring.  that tliis  source  liiid  bcon  neglected j    In      tiro  lnrgo  t>>wns 'people  build  so-long;���������;���������" * -great��������� pulates-of���������-ico��������� lifc-up-lir\.o���������a  Tho sanitary an'd economic results scone from fairj'lund. rrnd thoy hold  .seemed moie than to justify the in- torchlight festivals, where tho  novation, for, to suy nothing of ils guests skate about in guy fuuey  slightly     antiseptic     action, tho lrj'-   drc,?sos,     ilisgutslng lliomsclvos,     wc  groscoplc propertv of tho salt caused   mny guess, ralhur as fui-clntl Indians J . ...     .    ,���������,,,���������  tho effects  of each' watering to    lust   lUui     in 1ho light costume fit     for i ?���������?,"j: intl���������. ,?"'-,, Jint   ,lr."v',*s  ^  for      a much longer  time,   and     Uio   warmer climates. ,L'a*-i.i   in sot-ntj,   and  st.lt  Units  a  surface of t'ho; roadway vvas believed ��������� On lho -prairies such* a thing has  by. sonic to bo moro compact ami been "Known us hu.vmukorH freezing  cohesive than wiien fresli wator was to death in their tents,  cmploj'cd. llesiilcs the retrenchment ������������������* Canada is a hind of great hikes,  the now.', .system presented a direct Tho highoHtup of tlioso nnd tho  source'.of-revenue in tho demand bj' largest is 'Lake Superior���������lho largest  many private householders for n salt lake in the world. Farther oust |  water rervico to their bathrooms so   comes     Lako Winnipeg    and      otiier I  he first -stood as'a candidate for the  Birmingham Town Council lie publicly declared that his ambition would  Lo amply satisfied if, "w":cn his  cpitniJi came to bo written it could  bo said of bim that ho planted trcos  in our streets utr'd abolished the  kidney  pnvemcn'.s."  Sir Thomas Nnglficn Filgcral'd,  whose (laughter, is about -to be mnr-  i led to Commander Lumsden, is a  dapper littlo Irishman who litis bcon  surgcon-in-or'c'iiiu.ry to a surco'wion  of Victorian Vireroys, and who  stands easily at the head of his profession "in Melbourne. Pis private  hospital on the summit of Mel-  bourr.c's ... wistorn bill is one of tho  ! landmarks of iho citj*. and^hile'liis  ' income from his private practice is  raid lo roarh the huge sum of S2.">0,-  O'-O' a jca", ho 'devotes no small  amount of time  to gratuitous    work  con-1.      und    four  at nearly seventy  j'in. set a go.  Maxim Gorki, tVo Russian novelist,  I'n*.ing been usked a few days ago bj'  lis I'litbli'hcr to write his own bio-;  gi u'.'h.v, snt 'down, took a pen, nrrd  wrote : "1878 : I wos npprenlice'd to  tt.  shoemaker.    1K79 :   I    was  nppren  worked .fur a baker,  a      porter.    1S85  or until it is well browned  ip and sides.  When     cleaning a fowl, use a tca-  But I know  follow -with a .pipe in his mouth hop-  id ? on U> tho stop in Oxbridge  Street;. 'I think we're full on top,'  t said, 'but I'll lmvc n look.' . I wont  up a few stops, glanced round, and  ciimt* down'to liim.- 'Full outsido!' I  I old hlni. 'I'm sure 1. saw ono empty place,' ho sold. 'You'd hotter go  nnd;f;nd it!' I. mi id, n bit, grull. ]fo  pusso'tl ino iind climbed up. And he  ���������didi'-'t (.nnie down-ngnlu.'  Afi,->r n iiil/1'ilo 1 followed hiin, anil  mirf*  enough   ln������  was  Hilling-on     tho  V.inr'nio-i seat..  ������������������'VI  tf'id y������'J  sc %"  ho  suid.  to lno to know what all tho row was !paralysing  fear!'  about. But I only sat on a scat and  laughed. Thoy toll mo T laughed for  an hour.    I don't romc.nibor."  "And  tlie  man,"   I said���������"the   foreigner?"  "Tho  doctor  at   the  itnpicst      said,  'Nock broken,' "he answered shortl.v.  ���������'And .von?"  "IV     I didn't  nny anything. . T  wns  nt   Ininie   in   bod. Hill,  the.  driver,  gave evidence of having'seen tho man ] man      with   snow     on    her  hat  and  stumble   nnd   Tall   over   the   roil,   nnd : shoulders    sat  perched  on  the      rail  said  he  thought,  ho .wus  drunk,    nut! tin     morning.     Laugh' indeed!���������Lon-  itiioy  decided  to  do  without  adjourn-* don   Answers.  Ho stood up: nnd buttoned his coat.  "Oood-niglitV sir!"  he said abruptly- -,  "Good-night,  and  thank youi".-I  returned.  "Thank .you, sir!" ho said slowly.  "Vou'vo listened, and you haven't  laughed.  Laughed? So; and I didn't lairgb'  in bod that night, when a young wo-  that thoy .might enjoy  the luxury of   smaller ones;  tl.en.lo  tho north     of . ti cd  to  a  designer.   18SU  ������0a-bathing at liomo. j this another chain of Lakes, of vvl Mi I on   I oar'd   a   packct-bonl  But a fow'years''experience has tin-   Uio Great Slavo t.nl:c i.s the largest. '--���������--��������� '  fortunately  brought  about  no  smnll      The red Indians of Canada arejhow  disillusionment;  the owners of     car-   quite turned.  riagos complain of the destructive ae-, Many of' the colonists married  tion of tho salt mud on tlio varnish among the Indians, thoii- children  an'd paint, and the tradesmen com- being the race of half-breeds so com-  plnin of the injury inflicted on: goods mon ovor Canada.  of all kinds by the salt dust nnd its : 'Ph0 river at Montreal i.s crossed by  subsequent.-'deliquescence. Lastly,   a iong   raivvay   bridge     that  count  the users themselves, the local au-';as a Wonder for length. But in tho  ���������thoritics and their customers, havo winter people liave only lo laj' rails  discovered that tho salt water ox- oh tho ico and be carried across to  crts such a corrosive and generally tlio opposite bank,  destructive action on metal pipes Thero urd places where hnymttkiiig  anil fittings that the number of per- lias all lo be dono tit night,"ho. au.se  sons contracting, for a domestic saip- men Uaro not face the flies in.thu hot  'ply has fallen from 200 to tvvo, and   days of summer.  tho leakage from llic joints- oL? tho In winter railway, cars aro warir.o'd  street mains has caused the 'death by groat stoves. ���������  of the trees planted in the host ']n America railways go straight  streets an'd promenades, so that tho ahead in a moro free and easy fnsh-  engincer to the corporation that had ��������� ion than is 'done.in our coun'trj-. Jin-  boon     tho    pioneer in the movement   gincs .are. built-wilii a curious   funnel  finds himself compelled, in an exhaustive report of its experience, to  admit that tho system has proved  a complete, failure.  wider at top than the bottom, to  let out freely the smoke of wood,  which is often biurnod Instead of  coal. In winter tho trains may be  stopped . by. heavy storms, thc snow  sometimes drifting on tho line twen-  A girl may believe in luck during ty foot d'ocp. Then the engine will  hcr engagement, but after .marriage���������. liave a. machine, called a snow  well,  that's  another  story. plough',   in   tho  frorit  of it,   by  help  Scullion '  1 RS*". :   I i  1881 ' I became i  Bake-.       1SSG : ,  Chorister     In  a. troupe of    strolling  orcra-plnyois.      1887:  I sold npplos  in     the  si roots.      1SS8 :  I  trttmpteil  to    commit H-ivi'de.    ISOO :    Copyist  in'a nlwyer's oflice.   1801 : T crossed  Haseia on.foot.    ISOiJ : I was a. laborer in  llic" workshops of a  railway.  In     tl-o    same j-oar I  published my  first story."  .Like'many othor boj's who liave  risen to eminence. Lord Charles  IJeresf.ifd was the do-^pnlr of both  his 'Parents and .tra"h*ers. On his  thirtoontli birthday tho choice of a  railing wns put beforo J-oung llcrcs-  foid by liis father asking him whether lie, would enter the Army or tho  Navy or trO<c up oi'ilers. "Well,"  ho cont luded,   "whnt is it to    be V  "Tho Navy," was Ucrotford's irn-  mo'ditno rcpl.v. "An'd why the "N'avj",  boy ?" pursued t'-'o fatho--. "I'd like  to bo an admiral, liR.0 Xelson."  "Pshaw ! Lilo Nelson ! Why Nelson ?" "Because I want to." "But  oven if you were to join thc Navy,  why do j-ou think j'ou will ever become an admiral ?" "Bcrtuso I  mean to," was the curl tnd emphatic reply. t.  Scotch Attorney Fought and Won  a  Case  and Sentiment  Changed.  During thc present winter the tour-  ! ist steamers running to tho McJiter-  I r'anean, tire Canurj' Islaavis, Bermuda, the Buhainas, Barbados and tho  Antilles, ihe West Indies, Mexico  and Europe, have reached a deg,ce  of luxuriousncbs which, according to  lottcts written by ihoso wl.o aro  spending the Winter nbroad to their  ; friends surpass anything of past  | yeai s.  In view of ull this it is interesting  to recollect that so lute even as  16t3o an ocean voyage was something  to bo dreaded, and ono never  dreamed of embarking on tho  li,,'ii teas in thoso 'days unless compelled to do so by  t'io utmost call of nccc-sity. Had'  iinyono prophesied during tho "J0.1  that a dny would come when peoplo  would go to sea for pleasure ho  would have beeu set down as a madman or a fool.  The first passangcr vessels were,  of courso, ordinary merchant ships,  the niitsters of which engaged to  take a cei tain number cf pa-'Sengcrs  on each' trip. These old-fa. <hionoi  sea captains wore far different from  our modern, polite and accomplished  commanders of the big ocean greyhounds. They regarded the passengers as little bettor tban-sailois, suid  having grown hard and fust to the  old doctrine that the word of a ship  master is law at son, thej- could  not brook the least suggestion or  complaint.  TAUGHT CAPTAIN A LESSON.  Along in 1S5S a case, was tiled in  Bristol,'-England, which taught the  old-time sea captains a lesson, and  which gave t'jem to understand that  a pos&engor on board a ship stood  in an entirely dilrcront relation to  lho captain of tho ver>sel from that  borne.;by li.e sailors. Tie case attracted a great deal of attention at  thu lime. It is interesting, and  was rcpo tod as follows :  "At Bristol, England, the captain  of a merchant ship has been amciccd  in ?l,800;'damages for putting a passenger in irons. it appeared that  the passenger Was a bit of a Scottlr.  lavvj-er, and the captain something  of a brusque disciplinarian, and tha  parties were tho.-ofore just about  fitted for raising a breeje on shipboard.   The case is thus reported :  "Circuit Court, Bristol, England"���������  Before Baron Watson and a jury.  Ignatius Krog vs. Captain Frankli:i,  mavtcr of tl c merchant ship. Undaunted. The declaration charged  the defendant "with liavir.g'assaulted  the plaintilT, and put in irons, and  impri.-oned him.  KOW OVEll THE LIGHTS.  "Tlio plaintiff cmburked at the  Cape on the 10th of May. Notl.ii g  took pltv.o for some time, biit'on ti.e  Sth. of June, when Mr. Krog was  pacing the poop, iic heard a noise  below, and found there was an altei-  cation about putting out thc lamps  in the saloon at 8 o'clock nt night,  this having been done bv* tl e Captain's older for vexation and annoyance. Mr. Krog. not knowing what  the noise was about, 'asked.:':?, what  the row was. Tho captain called  out : 'Who the devil are jou ?' Mr.  Krog : "Mj- name isKrog." Ti:e captain repeated the name several times  in the: most insulting manner, and  pronounced it 'Frog.' **Mr. Kiog  said : 'Mj- status in society is as  good as yours.' The captain thon  began making a noit-e. Mr. Krog  said���������:. '-Captain Franklin, no doubt  j'ou are captain of the ship and ,  crow, and so.far.'as the crew arc  concerned thoy are bound to;.obey  j-our orde s; but it is different with  rojecct to the* passengers, who have  a right to the use 'and enjoyment?of  the saloori, but j-ou are tho landlord  of a floating hotel.'  PUT HIM IN IKONS.  "Captain Franklin became furious  and said : 'I wi 1 put you in irons.'  Mr. Krog did not believe he wns  poi'ious, and said : 'You dare riot do  that.'. The captain went to hi?  cabin and put a revolver in his pocket, and thon he rushed into the' Saloon and said : "Vou passengers l.avo  been endeavoring to tako poisos.-.ioi.  of_tlfis-ve7sci���������for" twenty-four "hours;  bul j-ou shall only do. this over my  bod.v, aiul here is my revolvor.' And  hc drew himself up like a captain  on the ttego. He piped up Lis  crew, ns if there'had been n. mulinj*.  'Ilie captain then retired/but Mr.  Krog was put in Irons, tnken below  and chuincd to the cabin floor. Tho  cabin in which lie wa.s placed wa������  :*even feet long by ������ix wide, with  three other iias.scngcrs in it, arrd tho  ship was then in the tropics, with  the temperature tit 100 degrees, etc.  Mr. Krog was kept in this mnnner  for ten dnys, when Mr. Macbeth interfered, und said Mr. Krog's health  would . suffer if Ire was longer c"c-  tu.ir.od. Captain .'Franklin then removed the irons."  The result was that Captain  Franklin had lo prr.v Mr. Krog SI,-  800. Somo of  flic  older     modern  shipmasters have a recollection of  somo of tho cantankerous sea captains of the fifties, who did not last  long after the passenger carrying  trado began for the reason thut thej-  had never in their lives learned'' to  hold  their'tempera  an'd. opinions.   (,   A  CUKE FOR TKOTJBLK.  There is no belter way of furgel-  ting'one's,.trouble* than b>- attempting lo relievo mum one e'--o who i<  in trouble. 'Tlie more ono thinks c-f  his own troubles,, t'r.e more '���������'power-  over lim those troubles gain Whon  Le is turned away for a tin.c from  himself'in the ciTort to hejp another,  personal trouble may i*t>rish from  lack of attention and sustenance.  However, hard our own .case maj',  be, there is some one v.enr lis whoso  case is harder. J*n niiniutoriug to  him, or in trj'ing io givp l'.trn comfort, wc arc likely to lighten Ws burden an'd oui- r.-pa,.  "fes^ Revelstoke Herald and  Railway Men's Journal.  I'uMi-hrtl ov,'ry Thurstliiy. Subsi-riptinn $i!  prr year.    A'lvertisini; rale* un application.  Change* t,i .'t*lvertist.'liH'iits mii.-,t hc iu lit'fnre  ncMjii 011 Wednesday to injure insert inn.  Ji'h l'rintinc in all it.- bram-lrcs promptly unit  neatly executed.  Tnt.*it>t).vv. May 12, 1001.  FOREIGNERS GET  TIIE PLUMS.  It   is  a  matter  of  regret   tlrat,   although this country is about lo assume  enormous liabilities in connection with  the   building   of   u     transcontinental  railway. Canadians are receiving scant  con.Mderalioii at  lho iinnds of the railway  company  which  is  to bcuufit so  much from tlie new road.   Tin* Grand  Trunk   has   a   number   of   surveyors  working  along  the  proposed line but,  sad to relate they  are all   Americans.  Canadians   are shut out from earning  any of  the money which this country  must eventually pay.    The injustice of  the situation  has  been brought to the  attention of thc Government on more  than one occasion  but those'in power  refuse  point blank to interfere in runway in behalf of   the   many   capable  young Canadians, who at considerable  expense and by hard work, have taken  courses  in  engineering.    Why should  they  be   ignored   for   foreigners who  come   from   a   country -which refuses  absolutely to allow Canadians to accept  positions from tliis side of the border.  "Where   is  the   much   vaunted Labor  Bureau?     In   the   United States the  thing would   not   bo   tolerated   for a  moment.     The facts of the case seem  to be that tbe Government is helpless  in   tlie   matter   because   the    Grand  Trunk must be allowed  as much latitude   as it sees fit to take.     And tlie  railway is to be called   the   "National  Transcontinental!"  if it is "National"  the Government should at once put an  end   to   the   disgraceful treatment of  our own young men.  words  the common   incidents of   life  and we admire their work.  An   incident  Hint   occurred in Ashcroft   this   week  has boon duplicated  scores,  yes,  hundreds of   times.    All  tin* stock  characters  aro in the east���������  tliu lawyer, tho  deceiver anil  the  deceived.      As  we understand the .situation it i.s this:      11.   IC.   Weymouth, n  barrister of Mission,AVashington state,  was in  Ashcroft  n   few  iluys  ago in-  ipiiring   lho     whereabouts   oi'     Matt  Green, a trapper whoso death has boon  chronicled  pretty  freely  by the press  of   the province.      Some years ago  it  appears, Green   wus possessed of three  ID-acre   lots   sonii'vvheri* in Washington   state.      Ono   lot   ho  cleared and  pluiited   with   fruit Ircc-s.    The olhsr  two  ]ots  lie sold,   but   in making out  tiro deed the  fruit   lot was by mistake  included and one of  the other lots loft-  out.     Tho  mistake was noticed and n  new and correct deed made.     Here  is  whore   the   mystery   comes     in   and  anothcr'mistake made. The purchaser  vvas   allowed   to   retain   the lirst and  incorrect  deed   or   else  he   obtained  possession   of   it   afterwards.    Green  left   Washington state and eventually  became a trapper in Cariboo.      When  tlie report of his death reached Washington proceedings were taken to wind  ti ji the estate, which Was claimed'by a  sister.    The deceiver enters here.    He  records  the  deed  of  tlie fruit lot and  wipes out tho estate.   Green reappears  on the scene and  gives pretty conclusive proof that   he is very much alive.  The lawyer visits Ashcroft and has by  wire and mail further  communication  with Green aiid returns homo.    Green  will   arrive   from   Cariboo next week  and   when   lie   reaches    "Washington  there are pretty good chances of something   doing   of   intense interest to a  mnn who recorded a deed of property  not  his.     The  fruit  lot is said to bo  valued at   $-10,000.���������Ashcroft* Journal.  I give as reference lion. Walter  Clark, Cliief Justice of Supreme Comt  for North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C;  Mr. .losoplius Daniels, Kditor Daily  News and Observer, tho lending daily  ;n North Carolina, Itnleigb; Mr. John  II. Sharp, Troasurct^yetibiiaiil Air  Line liuilwtiy, Portsmouth, Va., niul  Mr. li. IT. Clement, Editor Daily  Transcript. Huston, Muss. If you  want any information about the  South, its lauds, water "powers, best,  place to spend winter, etc., ns woll a.s  tunning money', write mo and 1 will  gladly reply. Address John T.  Patrick,PinelilulV, N. C.  NOTICK.  In tin* mutter of tliu Es In it* of .lolin Hernlster  1.minor, sometimes cnMinl John Lucliicr.  Into ot tin* Town ot Field, in tire 1'rovliici'  cf Ilriltsh Columbia, loi'iiiiiotKu engineer,  duci'iiscM.  Notice lit hereby (riven llnil nil creditors unci  others liiirlni; cluiiiis imiilnst llu* eslnte of lhe  snid John Mi-mister I.miner, who died orr or  nbout Ilie'-'Jud dny of Jniitinrv, A.lr . 1U0I, urn  required on nr before tho 'Jllnf dm-of May, A.  li., IS'OI, to solid by ixttu prepaid or* deliver ro  Charles Ladner, of die city of Hevelstoke,  clergyman, Administrator of thu estate  ���������*f the said deceased, their christian turd  surnames and addresses, nnd descriptions,  full pnrlienlnrs ot Iheir elniiiis. stittoinonls of  their accounts, and the niitiiiuuf tlie securities, if auy, held by tlrem.  Arrd further tnke notice Unit after Ihe last  mentioned date I, the said Administrnlor, will  proveed lo distribute tlie ns������cts of the snid deceased iimoirK Ilie parlies entitled Iherero.huv-  liilt reunrd to lho claims of which I shall Ihen  have notice, and that 1 will not he liable for  thc said esinlo or any part thereof so distributed to any person or persons of whose claims  notice! shall not hnve been received bv mo nt  the liiueof sindi disrrlbirrrorr. * -  Dated this llth day of April, A. D.,1904.  CHAHI.ES I,ADNEU,  "I'l M Administrator.  LEGAL  [OltN JIANMNU SCOTT,  Barrister, Solicitor, Ktc.  First Street  'lovclstokc, B. C.  JJAKVEY, M'CAKTKX .!:  I'l.N'KIIAM  Harrlslers. Solicitors. VAC  Solicitors for Iniper.'al Hank of Canada.  Culuparrv furuls to loan ins percent,  l'litsr -STRIXT, Kevelstoke li. 15.  SOCIETIES.  Hod  Roso Degree meets second nnd fourth  Tuesdays of each  nioiilb; While Rose Degree  meets third Tuesday of eneh quarter, In Oddfellows Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome  T. II. JIAKER, II. COOKE,  ���������'resident. Secretary.  A Sensation re Boundary Award  "The truth is out at lust. Canada,  was buncoed-in the Alaskan boundary'  award���������led like a lamb to the slaughter by the diplomatists of Great Britain and the United States. A copy  of the Ottawa Evening; -Journal, just |  . to hand contains the following :  Curiously -enough, just after Lurd  Alverstone rose to remark in England  this week about the desirability of  closer Imperial ties, Sir Louis Jette at  Quebec broke silence for the first time  on the Alaska award since his return  fiom the arbitration.  Sir Louis Jetton in an address this  week to the faculty of Laval University, referred to the award.  ������������������It was diplomacy that triumphed,"'  said Sir Louis. "The question hud  probably been negotiated and decided  in advance." To this indictment the  severest ever yet uttered of either  Loi-d Alverstone or the Imperial government, Sir Louis added tbe raking  condemnation:  "Wc- were not plenipotentiaries,  neither were we diplomats. We did  not   have   thc   right  to make conces-  ~sioiis or compromises; \Ve were  judges, and were told to interpret the  treaty to the letter."  This is not newspaper excitement or  shallowness. It is the deliverance of  an Imperial commissioner, a Canadian  jrrdge. lt itimatw* bluntly Hint Lord  Alverstone played a discreditable part.  No doubt concealed to himself it might  be, by a mistaken assumption as to  bis own superior weight and position:  but discreditable we agree. The best  Alverstone can do for Imperial unity.  so far as Canada is concerned, is to say  nothing.  Romance of a Gold Mine,  A tale is told of a rich gold mine in  Idaho, witha ledge of ore which once  extended   above   the   surface   of  the  ground   in "a clear, solid ridge several  feet   high   and   entirely distinct from  the    surrounding     formation.      This  ledge was long and unbroken, and lay  directly across the course whioli.huu-  dreds of prospectors  took  every year*  to  reach  other  gold  fields.    This ob-  I striiction  of rock���������the. great.value ol'  which   was   long   unknown���������was too  high to  be surmounted by  puck animals, so  the prospectors   cut  a trail  directly through it.    For several years  these eager gold  seekers passed backward   and   forward   oner  the trail in  search of   gold   mines.      Ono  night a  prospector,"camping near this ledge of  rock, picked up a bit of it, and from  force'of habit, took it to a creek near  by and washed it.   Then lie examined  the stone, und  to  his great astonishment   he   found   colors   in it���������bits of  sparkling gold.     Tlie  prospector, does  not mistake gold when lie sees it.    He  is not deluded by   iron crystals or bits  of mica, as the tenderfoot frequently  is.     The   gold   sparkle is clearer and  brighter than   that of any other mineral, und   it   is   the  same in sunshine  and shadow.     The prospector, treniu-  =lous!}^excited-,=broke=o������)Uniore=pieces;  of   the   ledge   and found more   of   it  bearing   free   gold.      Then lie located  his claim, and   that was the beginning  of   a   rich   mine.      Vet   for years tho  sagest of  prospectors had passed over  the trail through'tho   cut in the lodge,  never  .suspecting  its   value, although  hy   its  very  prominence it   seemed to  invite inspection.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby Riven llirit'lo davs nfler date I  intend to ripply to the Chief Commissioner nf  Lands nrrd Works for a lease for 21 years to eat  timber on tlie followine' descrihed lands Iving  jiartly in tlie district of West Kootenay arrd partly  in the distriet of Cariboo,:   . c  Conrurerri'iiij; at a post planted on the norlli  bank of Ilarvoy creek near its confluence witli  Canoe river, West Kootenay district, thencu north  SO chains, thence west SO chains, liienee north SO  eliains. thenee west SO chains, tbence north 1(1(1  chains, thenee west 2-10 chains, thenee north 720  chains, thencu west 120 chains, tlience nortli -loo  chains, liienee east 100 chains, tlience sontli U20  eliains, tlience east Itio chains, tlience south !J2o  eliains. thence easl SO eliains, thence south -loo  chains, theii'-e east So eliains, thenee south -loo  chains, tlience west 60 chains more or less to the  point of commencement.  Dated this Kith March, 1901.  api 11  JAMKS A. U.UIYKY.  TWKNTV-FrVK (25) BUSH  wanted bv  HEN"  niG BEND LUMBER CO.,  A1 mo Wil HAD, Tl. C.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .Regular tiicclingH nre held In the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of eneh month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visttinc brethren cordially invited  W. 11. I'LEMINU. W'.JI  J. ACHESON, Itec.-Sec.  ********o****a999909****9*  * FAKCY CAKES *  ARD CONFECTIONERY  If yon want tile above ive can  supply you with anytliiiift in tliis  line..*  ti:y oint  WilOLHSOM*'*  ��������� White and Srowr. Bread  ;      Scares and Buns  ���������  9   Dances and Private  Parties Catered To.  ��������� 1'nll Stuck of I'xcellonl Candies.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  A. E.   BENNISON,  Mackenzie Avenue.  **************************  4-**+*>M"M<***������*4-*******t*+*l'***'M''  FINE TAILORING  IN SPRING SUITINGS  AND OVERCOATINGS  We lmvc a hanilsomu itsHortniont tn  i'Iiom.su from ut prices Unit should lie  itUractivo to careful buyers.  Kvurytliinis strictly up-tu-Uulc hi  stylo, titumltluiMli.  THE ONLY UNION SHOP IN TOWN  M.A. WILSON,  Grndunte nf Mitchell's School of Garment Cut ting, New York.  Establishment���������Next Tavlor   Block.  KOOTENAY STAIt, P.. B   P.  Meets orr First Tuesday of every mouth, in  J. O. O. li*. Hall  .1. ACHERON. W. 1������.  J. II, AKM.-iTKONU, IU:a.  Gold Range Lodge, K. of P.,  No. 26, Reuelstoke, B.C.,  [EETS 'EVERY   WEDNESDAY  irr   Oddfellows'     Hall    tit  8  o'clock.     Visiting  Knights  are  cordially invited.  A.J. HOWE, C. C."  J. W. BENNETT, K. of B. & S.  II. A. BROWiv, Master of Finance.  M*  H. PERRY-LEAKE,  Mining Engineer  and Metallurgist.  SPF.CrAT.TIKS :  Examination and reports orr Mining  Properties.  Speeiiieation   and Construction  o  Mining Machinery.  Mill  Tests   of  Ores and   Concentrates.  Bedford McNeill Code:'  COWAN' BLOCK, ltevclotoko, B. C.  mtJf*  A rrrirri to represent "Canada's  Greatest Nurseries," i" the town of  RevelsloUe (tird surrounding country,  a ml take orders for  OUR HARDY SPECIALTIES  In Fruit Trees,  Small Fruits. Ornamentals. Shrubs, Roses, Vines,  Seed Potatoes, etc.  Slock t,r-rri* to name, .ind free froni Sun  .lose Si'.'ik*. A permanent position for  the rifjhfc man. Liberal terms, outfit  free, p;iy weekly.  STONE   &    WELLINGTON,  Fonthill Xurseries,  lOversiO icre<i  TORONTO, . ONTARIO.  *?"������"T'"I:"T"f"T"T'*T',):"f',l"T* 1 ���������^���������^^������������������'>^>>^'^^'-^^'-^|)|;>||:t  \. A. SMITH & CO.,  Successors to A. N. Smttli.  coy.  PORK.   Win TON     SAUSAGE.  FISH AND GAME IN'SEASON.  To wetir gimiX glasses. To thoso who have to work  nnd IVel tlrnt Iheir eyes nro cotilintm.lly nct-hing  from thai, cause .should wear a pair. Tlie Irotihle is  that the majority, of people do nob know that tlio  ritfht tfln.sses will givo that needed rest.  XVE WIM, HXAJUINK YOUK KYJ5S FREE OF  CI I AUG E, and if you feel that you are justified in  wearing glasses vvo can iit you. A large quantity  always in stock.  WATCHMAKER,  ���������I AND OPTICIAN =^  BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS  Fresh and Complete Lino of Groceries.  Jas. I. Woodrow  "RUTOHER  RflGSOROF  BROS.   .'  Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water  Heating,   Electric .Wiring &  Bell Worlcs.  Pipes.  Valves, and Fittings.  Sec5nd St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Eggs for Hatching  Bronze ttti'Key eggs, 25c each; Pokin  duck eggs. 11 for $1: a few Black  .Minorca' eggs. Ill for Sjl: Maid P.Rock  eggs. 13 for 81 or six dollars per 100.  Agent for Chatham incubators and  Brooders.  .101IX JOHNSON,  Tim    Canoe Creek. Sri'mon Arm, B. C  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  oMutton,Etc,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  Cor?c5rn"s,trge1ei3s. KBYBHW0KB, B.fll  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYAHT & GILMAN  Mining- Engineers  and Assayers,  VANCOUVER, B.C.   ^Kstablislied 1890  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN.  Manager Wanted.  Trustworthy  lady  or  gentleman to  mnnniro  business  in   this'countv and !    ,*-,,, , , ,       -,,    ,,  adjnimng territory for vv.-ll and favor-' whirls-all roads good roads with   thc  ably   known   house   of *.-r,lid 'innncial ,     ,,.      ,    ��������� ,. ���������     ,       ,r        , -ryT  standing.     S2fl.C<J *-:.rargl-,t ca-li salary       P;,cV?le fit Imps. Dunlop, ar. and W.,  and   expense   paid   e:ith   .M.,nrl.-,v-   bv 1 n������<1    S'.nS,('   .cu,,,:   trres, pumps,   hells,  cheek direct  fioin headrjiiuiti-i>.  penM.* money advanced.    Position pei-  FROM    S4S.00  Agent for' the famous cushion frame  heels���������all roai  cushion frames  Bicycle fitttii)  and   Single   tuin  j.-xr. j gas and   oil  lamps, handle  grips, saddle.-,,    valves.   Morrow coaster  brakes,  marient.    Address Manager, KIO Como  Block, Chicago, Illinois. iJic*tS-12  On  The Same Old Story.  "When   Canadian   writers of fiction  turn their  attention   to Cariboo they  will think they   have   struck a  mint.  True, the  foundations  for the romances likely  to   be written are only such  as are  found  everywhere  in the vvest  and they  have  been  built into books  hundreds of tiroes before, but its when  the incidents in the lives of our casual  acquaintances and neighbors are given  in book form by a Fraser or a Gordon,  or a Parker or  Roberts, or any of the.  other dozen Canadian writers of note,  that they are  made  more  than interesting.     Tlie great artists of all times  have their masterpieces in  the common objects  of   life.      A great writer  Jikc-   those   mentioned   will   paint in  LIQUOR LICENCE.  ..-.-TAKE NOTICE, .that.30. davs-'tftcr  date t intend to apply to tho Chief  Licence Commissioner of the Kevelstoke Riding for n retail licpior licence  for the Home Hole! at Goldfields. B.C.  Roc.kr 1*'. i'Kltitv.  Dated April Kith, KXil.  vodo FU.nr, proi'.  BRST HATING HOC.SH rN  THK CITV.  MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS  Four   and a half per   cent  First Mortgage Loan.  If you  have money  out at tvvo   to  four per   cent,   write   to   I.he   undersigned who can place   your  money so  it will net you ff ur and  one   half   pet-  cent on first-class city property where  tbe   insurance   on   the   property wil!  cover the full amount of loan.  The people of the South are making  more money than the   peoplo   of   any  section of tlie union.      Fruit growing  and   truck   farming pay large profits  because the farmer gets   Iris   products  into market six weeks curlier than the  farmer of   any   oilier   section.      Rice  growing, sugar cane growing and   the  making   of   sugar,    cotton     growing  brings to   tiie   farmers   large   return MOOrB CO., il. C  and these crops arc sure.   No droughts        T))c most delightful climate for  to cause a failure.     Whore people aro  a Home or Winter Resort  making money is tlio place fo loan  for        Only sixteen   hours   from  New  sure and safe return of   principal and   York.     Wrkc to Board of Trade  interest. of  Southern   Pines  for booklet.  etc.    Wheels repaired.  Cycle Depot  Back   of Roy Smythe's Tobacco Store.  Test-! mndo uji to 2,0(10lbs.  A specialty made; of checking Smelter  Pulps.  Samples from tlie Interior by rrinil or  exuress promptly intended to.  Oorresporulenee .solieited.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ^)S*������csXs������(5XjX3(5^^  DON'T SUFFER  ANY LONGER  Save Your  EYES  Free  ixamination  ������J. GUY BARBER,   -   Jeweller, Optician  -,       ���������������   ���������������>    ,ff  ^   & ������ ���������������  ^ <������ g  *?   /?   A?  ���������#   *  Ay  ^<2 a  S lv s - ^  9���������BSn  .hflO S Of  < .h ��������� 63 <  Wholesale & Retail Meat Merchant.  Fish and Game in Season.  .First Street,   -   Revelstoke, B. C.  iHf^wyfgti'iiiifi'wny rim m' i"���������nw  H. W. Edwards,:  DEER    HEADS,    BIRDS,  MOUNTED.  REVELSTOKE,  Taxidermist.  ANIMALS  REOPENED  REMODELED  lestaurant  Two Boors South of the New Imperial  Bank.  Premises formerly occupied by Union Restaurant.  B. C  One   C;u*   of  No,   I clear Timothy,  ipply to  J. XV. .McCAIXUM,  .Salmon Arm, B. C.  FIRST GLASS   $2   PER   DAY  HOUSE  Choice Brands of Winec, Liquors  and Cigars.  J. LAUCHT0N, Prop.  FRUITand DAIRY FARMS  FOR SALE  Land for shIh in f/)ts to .suit, from  20 acres up to WO, in tht: host fruit  growing section of the Oknnagnn  district on main line of the C.P.R.  APPLY TO  J. W. McCallum  .Salmon Arm, 8. 0.  Yankee  WINTER RESORT  Pine Clad Sand Hills of  North Carolina; Pine  Blitfr.  A Two-Cent .Stamp   for  Booklet.  C    P    Al I EM    HW'.'l'TAItV     .  r. U, ALLtn, noAiti) oi* thapi:.  !V!rs. IVScKitrick, IVianageress.  Open at all hours.  Meal Tickets Issued.  Short Orders tastefully served.  Terms Moderate.  J. B. mm: - THE ART TAILOR  MEN !!!    GIVE THE  Vacuum Developer  A trlftl"aml hocfinvliiccil UinMt win jj!v������ nwnlLM  Htins nnd Jftfitiu^. Oihith wouIcih'hm nnd midi*-  vulopcd tirizniiH, Htrictiirt*! aiul variriM.-flf. Stwul  Ktamp fnr l>fji������k went hhuIciI In jthiin vrivulitpo.  THK   HTllKSVS  IIKAF/I'il AI'I in\CK CO  71H Cordova Stroot, A\V>it, Vuiii.'oiivor, J.t.C.  OrientaS Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large,  Light bedrooms.  Hates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone,  ��������� Prop.  TALKS ABOUT  SPRING QLOTHING  If you buy-vour Spring  Suit from CHESSMAN it is ;  sine to he correct in every,  p.uticul.u, And. Why ?���������Because he sells the Best Goods  io be had  Oui help���������you can procure  nothing better; and Our Guar-  juitee goob   witli ? every   Gav-  anent,   the   Genuine   Custo/n  ��������� T.ulois Union Label.  Wli.it more do you want���������  The Genuine Goods, Modern  Cut, Fit .md Make���������AH Gunr-  jinteed.  OUR SPRING SHSPIViENTS  iir-p. more complete and cot-uprise not only our usual large display  hut Novelties in Scotch Suitings Fancy Vestings and Trouserings  that cannot he 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 oi-der.  J. B. Cressman f Revelstoke ' NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby jjiven that tliirty days nfter  dale intend to apply to tlte Chief I'ominis-  sioner oi l.unds ami Works for a special license  to eut tuul carry away timher frum the following described lands situated on Dudgeon  Krvck, a tribularv of Adams river, LiUuoct  district, B.C.  1. Commencing at a post maiked ��������� I. jle-  Clcory's north east corner post/1 planted at  the north end of Dudpotm lake aud on west  side of creek, theneo sou' h St) chains, thence  wcstSu onains, thence north 80 elialus, tlience  cast80 chains to point or commencement.  a. Commencing nt a post marked * J. McCleery's north wot corner post," planted at  the north end of Dudgeon hike and on eust  bank of creek, thence sonth 80 chains, thence  e U 80 cliuins, theuce north so chains, thence  west 80 chnins to point of commencement,  Dated this 17th day of March, 1901.  apl 14  I. M-uCLEERY.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after dato  I intend to apply t.i the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works fnr it special licence to eat and  carry away timher from tho following descrihed  lands in the West Kootenav district :  1. Conunem;in<c at a post mnrked "H. G. Par-  sun's south'east corner post" and planted at  ahout oue mile, nurth of tiio Columbia river, hack  of Strawberry Flat, thence north SO chains, thonce  west SOchaius, thencu south SOchaius, thence east  SOchaius to the place of commouceuieiii.  2. Cummcnciiig at a post marked i:H.G. l'ar-  st-in's smith west citiiier post" and pluiited at  ahout ono mile north of tho hunk of the Colttiuliia  river, hack of Strawberry Klat, tlience noith so  chaius, theuce east HO eliains, thoueo south ������0  chaius, thunee west SU chains to the place of  commencement.  Dated this *24th day of March,U)04.  inch:n II. Ci. PAHSON.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby givcu that sixty days after date  I intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner of  Lands aud Works for permission to purchase  tlie following described lamls situated on the  North side of Upper Arrow Lake near the mouth  of Columbia Kiver in West Kooteuuy District  commencing at a post planted on the north side of  Upper Arrow Lake ami on the Kast boundary of  Lot*.jS4, Group One, and marked T. Kilpatrlck's  south west cornei post; thence north 20 chains;  thence east 00 chains: thenee south 20 chaius;  thence west oo eliains to the point of commencement, containing 120 acres more or less.  Dated this 33rd day of February, 1004.  T. KILPATRICK,  NOTIOK.  Not loo s hereby given that thirty days after  dato I intend to ap|dv to the Chief Commts-  Nioiier of Lauds and Works for aspecial license  to cut and carry away timber Irom the toltmv*  ing described lauds Mtouted on Dudgeon  creek, a tributary of Adnms river, LUlouet  district, 11. C  1. Commeneiug at a post marked UL. McCleery's sonth eust corner posi." planted ou  the eust bank of Dudfjeuti creek at foot of Dud-  ccoii lake.thciieo north .Su ct-uhts, thence woi  80 chains, thetice MHiih SO chains, thence cast  80 eliains to point of commenc -liK-iit.  2. Commencing at a jhim marked "L. McCleery's south west corner post," planted on  tlie east bank of Dudgeou creek, at foot of Dudgeon take, thenre uorth SO chains, lb' nee cast  80 chains, thenee souih Su chulis, thenee west  80 chains to point of commencement.  Dated this 17th day of Marcli. ICoI. .  apl 11* L.MeCLEKKY.  NOTICE.  Notice Is herebv given that thirty days after  date* 1 intend lo apply to the Chief Commissionerof Lands nnd Works for a special license  ' tocut and cnrry nway timber from the lolloping described land* situated ou Dudgeon  ereek, a tributary of Adnms river, Lillooet  district, H.C.  1. Commencing at a post marked * N.McCleery's north westcorner post," planted on  the west bank of Dudgeon creek, about twi  miles north irom Dudgeon lake, ihence south  80 chains, thenee east t-0 chain*, thence north  80 chains, "Ihence west SO chains to poinl oi  commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "N.Mc-  Cleerv^s north east corner i>ost.' plan tod on the  west hank of Dudgeon creek about two mile*  north from Dudgeon hike, thence so; th Si  chain.", thenee west SO ohains, thence north St  chains, thenee cast SO chains to point of com-  mencement.  Dated this 18th day ofMarch. 1001.  "N.MoCIEERY  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief ComuiHuhmer  of (.undsnnd Works for a special licence to cut  and cany away timherfrom the following described lamls lu lite West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked ".M..I. Parson's south west corner post" and planted at  about one and one-fnutth miles from the iuntit.li of  H oldie It creek ami on the east bank of said creek,  theuce uorth 100 eliains, theuce east 40 eliains,  theuce south 100 cliuins, theuce wcat Hi chains to  the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "M, .1. Par-  sou's south cast e n ner post" uud planted at about  ono ami one-fourth miles from the mouth of llul-  dlcli creek and on the east bank of said creek,  theuce north 100 chains, thence west 40chains,  (hence soutli 100 chains, theuce east 10 chains to  the place of commencement.  Dated this 25th day of March, 1!)04.  mcli3l  M. ,r..l\Ul.SON.  apl .14  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days aftei  dale 1 intend to apply to the Chief Com mis  sioncrofLands and Works for a special licensi  to cutand carry away Umber from the foDow-  ing described lands situated on Dudgeoi  creek, a tilbutarv of Adams river, Lillooet district. B. C.  1,; Commencing at a post marked *'R. McCleery's south west corner post," planted or  the west bank; of Dudgeon creek, about twi  iniles north from Dudgeon lake, thence north  100 ehuins, theuce east 4U chaius, iheuce south  100 chains, theuce west 10 chains to point oi  commencement,  2. Commencing at,a post mnrked "K. McCleery's south east corner post," planted on  the west hauk of. Dudgeou creek, about twi  miles north from Dudgeon lake, thence norlh  SOchaius, thenee west SO chains, thence south  80 chains, thence east SO chains to point oi  commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 190-I.  apl 14 .    - R. McCLEERY.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date F Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works fora special licence tocut and  carry away timber from the following descrilieil  lands in the West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing ata post marked "D. Woolsey's  south west corner post" and planted at about one  mile north of the Columbia river at P. Peterson's  south east corner, tjieuce north 80 chains, tlience  east 80 chains, theneo soutli SO chains, theuce west  SOchaius to.the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post marked "J). Woolsey's  south east coiner posit" and planted at ahout oue  mile north of the Columbia river at p. Peterson's  soutii east corner, theuce uorth 80 chains, theuce  west SO chains, thence south SO chains, theuce  east SOchaius to the place of ci mmeacemeut.  Dated this2:iid ilay of March, 1004.  NOTICK.  Notice Is hereby given that 00 days after date I  will apply to the * hief Commissioner of Lands  ami Works for a speeinl licence to cut ami carry  away timber from the following descril>ed lands:  Commencing at W. Sutherland's south east post  situate on the west bank nf the north fork of  l'astnll Creek, theuce uorth 160 chains, theuce  west 40 chains, thence south 100 chains, thence  east40 chaius to the pointof commencement.  And  Commencing at W. .Sutherland's south west corner post, situate about oueqmirter of a mile ltoith  west from the south weM corner of Lot 871, thence  south 80 chains, thence east 80 chains, theuce  north 80 chains, theuce west 80 eliains to the  point of commencement.  Dated 15th March, 1004.  W, SUTllKItLANl).  NOTICE,  Notice is hereby jiiveu that two months after  the publication of this notice I Intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for  permission to purchase the following described  lauds situate ou the uorth side of. Upper Arrow  Lake, in West Kootenay district:  theuce east SO chains, thence south to tho sliori  line of Arrow lake, 20 chaius more or less; thence  west along the shore line SO chains more or less,  thence north 20 chains more or less to tlie pointof  commencement.  Dated this 15th day of January, 1904..  JAS, II. NELSON.  mclm  D. WOOLS EY.  ���������;��������� NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given that thirty days aftei  ��������� date-,1 intend tu.apply- to the  Chief , oinniis  .siouer of Lands and Works for a special licenc  iv to eut and carry away timber from tho following   described   lauds  situated   on    Dudgeou  '������������������; erect," a tributary of Adams river, Lillooet dis-  trict, B. C.  .- 1. .Commencing at a post marked "F.McCleery's north east corner post,'-planted on  theeast bank of Dudgeon creek, about foui  miles north from Dudgeon lake, thenee soutli  8. chains, ihence west80 chains, theuce' north  80 chains, .thence east 80 chains to poiutot  ��������� commencement.  : 2.'* Commencing at a. post marked "F. McCleery's south cast corner post.V plauled oc  the east side of Dudgeon creek, about foui  mtles north from Dudgeon lake, theuce north  80 chains, thence west SO'chains, thence tout Is  . 80  chains, thence  east  SO  chains   to point uf  commencement.  . Dated this ISth dayof March, 1904.  apIH * I\ McCLEEKY  __NOTICE#  Notice is hereby given that thirty days aftei  date I intend to apply to the-Unlet commissioner of Lands nnd Works for aspecial license  to cut aud carry away timber from the following described lands situated: on>-.Dudgeoii  creek, a tributary of Adam* river, Lillooet district, B.C.  Commencing at a postmarked "E.McCleeryV  south west: corner post," planted on the east  bank of Dudgeon ereek, ubout four miles north  from Dudgeon lake, theuce north J1GU chains,  thence cast 40 chains, thence south 100 chaius,  thence west 40 chains to pointof commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1904.  McCLEERY.  NOTICK.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds it Works for a special licence to cut uud  earry. away timber from the following described  lauds iu the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing ata post marked "M. Miller's  north east.corner post," aud planted at west bank  >t Canoe river, about half a mile ahove mouth of  Boulder creek, theuce west SO chains, thence south  ���������50 chains, thence east SO chains, thence north 60  chains to the place of commencement,  Datoit this 17th day of March, 1004.  2. Commencing-at a post marked ."M. Miller's  nortli east corner post," aud planted at west bank  of "Canoe river, ahout half a mile below mouth of  BnuWer creek, thence west 80 chains, thence south  SO chahis, theuce east SO chains, tlience north SO  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 2lst day of March, 1004.  NOTiCE.  apl-7  M. MILLElt.  apl 14  E.  NOTICE.  Notice U hereby given that thirty days aftei  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Woi Its for a special licence to cut  and carryaway timber /rom .Section 27,' Township  4, in Big Bend, West Kootenay.  Dated this 25th day of March, 1004.  N. T. EDWAItnsg  apt U  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty days after  -dite I-inteud-to.make_������pplieation_to_the Chief  Com missioner of Lands ami Works fora "special  licence to cut aud carrv awny timber from thc  following described lauds iu the West Kooteuay  district: .  Commencing at a post planted on the west lunik  of Columbia river at the mouth of Maloney crock,  Big Bend, aud marked "N. T. Kd wart Is' south east  corner post,'* theuce west 40 chains, theuce uorth  100 chains, thence east 40 chains, theuce south 100  clminrt to the place of commencement. Containing  U40 acres.  Dated tld- 24tli dayof March, 1004.  apl 14 N. T. KDWAIIDS.  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy given that thirty tlays after  late I intend: to apply to the Chief Commissioner  ;if Lands & Works for a special licence to cut and  carry ��������� away timher from the following deseribed  lands in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "Ole Saud  berg's noith east corner post." and planted at east  bank of Canoe river, about seven'miles above  .uoutli of Glacier creek, .thence west .80 chains,  whence south SO chaiiiii, thence east.SO chains,  ihence uorth SO chaius to tho place of commencement.      * .        ���������    '  2. Commencing at;a post marked "Ole Sand-  berg's north east corner pot-it," iind planted at w est  side of Canoe ii\cr, about eight miles ahove mouth  of Glacier creek, .thence, west .'So chains, theuce  south 80 chiiihs,. thence " east SO chains, thence  uorth SO chains to the place.of commencement.  - Dated this 10th day of Marjh, 1004.  ipl-7  -OLE SANDBKUCJ  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days aftei  date I intend to apply to the Chief Com mi:-, siouei  of Lands and Works for a special licence tocut aud  .���������arry away timber fiom tiie following described  lands in the West Kooteuay district:  1. Commencing at a. post' marked "A. Cato's  south west corner post," and planted at east bank  of Canoe river, about. four' miles above mouth of  Glacier creek, thence east. SO chains, thence north  SOchaius, thence west SO chains, theuce south SO  chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at, a post marked "A. Cato's  lOittli we.-t corner post," anil jilanted at east bank  ���������>f Canoe river, aliout Itvu mUus above mouth of  Lilacier creek, thence east SO chaius, theuce north  SO chains, thence weat SO chaius, theuce south SO  chains to the place of commencement. ,  Dated this ISth day of Maieh, 1004.  apl-7  A. OATO.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirtydnys after date  [intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works for a special licence to cutand  carry away timher from tlie following1 described  lands iu the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "J. Suthci[  land's northeast corner post," and planted at weal  hank of Canoe river, about three miles above  mouth of Glacier creek, thencu west SO chains,  thence south SO chains, thence east SO. chains,  thence north SOchaius to the place of commencement.  Zy Commencing at a post marked "J. Sutherland's nortli east corner post," and planted at east  bank of Canoe rivor, about four miles above mouth  of tl lacier creek, thencu west SO chains, thence  south SO chains, theuce east 80 chains, theuce  iiorth.SM.chains.to the placcof commencement.  Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned  have submitted to the Lieutenant Governor iu  Council a proposal under the provisions of the  Hi vers and Streams Act for the clearing and removing of obstructions from Fish Creek a creek  emptying into the North East Arm of Arrow Lake  in the Distriet of West Kootenay and for making  the same Ht for rafting and driving therein logs,  timher, lumber, raftsi and crafts.  The lamls to he attected by said works are all  the lands ohL either side of the said l-'ish Creek  which belong to the Province of British Columbia  and the Dominion of Canada excepting the following which the said Governments or one of them  have sold to or permitted to. be occupied by the  following persons :  Name of owner oi\occupant.  A. McRae &.T.M. Kellie  D. A. Lamey  GeorgeLux  J.W. Thomson  P. D. Lux  A. Hamuli  j "���������('. Menhinick  11. F. Perry  James Sncll  John D. McDonald  J. Biirbidge  C. R. McKay  : George Bourgeois  ' K.J. Branford  A. Boudereau  J..W. McAbeo' -  A. D. McKay  W. S. Doig  K. LL Holland  Thorn ay Boyter  ; G.1I.Wears* A.D.Turner  It. K. Shields  Clarence McDowell  J, A. R. Tobin*  11. Poirier  D.Orr  A. Gowing & A.G.Fraser  M. B. McCallum  ILG.Christie  The rate of tolls proposed to be charged are  such as may be fixed by the Judge of the County  Court of Kootenay.  Dated March 9th. 1004.  EMPIRE LUMBER COMPANY, LIMITED.  mc31-9t  Ko. of Lot or  Pre-emption.  Loi 209, Group One  " 41)0   ���������      ".,  "  501           "  "  502           "  "  503  "  504           "  " 8500          "  ���������' 3-I8S  Pre-emption No.  *27  ,i           ,t  SO ,  a           ..  113  ii           ii  11"  ii           ii  120  ������i :  ii  123  ti              .i  129-  it              ii  140  ,i              it  140  it              it  148  1 ii              ii  150  ii              it  1.12  ti .        ' tt  153  it     '    *   ii  154  it              it  15.">  **               "  158  it              u  150  tt              it  100  it              it  109  ti    ,         ii  175  ti              it  170  NOTICE.  Notice ? is herehy Riven that .thirty days .after  date 1 intend to apply to the Chief Conrirrissroner  of Lands and WorKs for a special licence to cut and  carry ?away timlier from the following described  lands irr tire West Kootenay district:  -Commencing at a post marked "M. Sutherland's  south -west corner p >st," and planted at east hank  of Canoe.river aborrt three miles.above mouth of  Glacier creek, thence east SO eliains, tlience north  SO chains, thence west SO chains, thenee south 80  chaiirs to the place of commencement.  Dated this ISth day of March, 1904.  apl-7  MAKGAP.ET SUTIIKItLAND.  Dated this ISth day of Match, 1904.  apl-7 il- SUT.lIKm.AND.  NOTICK.  Hotico Is hereby plven that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Cliief CniuuriHh'orrcr  of Lairds and Works for a special licence tocut  and carry away timber from the following described lands in the West Kootenay district:  Commencing at it post marked "Ada K.dunrds  south east corner," plarrted orie-hulf mile rrp Ma-  ' loney creek, liig llcnd, tlrence west 40 chains,  thence north 100 chains, thence east 40 drains,  t^ionce south 100 chains to place of commencement.   Ciintttiriing 040 acres.  P������tfid H)is 24t)r i|ayof Mrirelr, 1904.  nplll ABA. EDWARDS.  NOTICE.  v  Notice is licroby given that tliirty days after  ditto I irrtend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  rf tall Aillll'l Wortla for a specia   icenco to cutand  cum "way tliiiJior from tfie followmg described  . lands irr tile West Kooteil.iy district:  Commencing nt a post plnntort of������ Ore west bunk  of Coirlrobin, river, tlrreii irriles rrorUi of Maloney  ?J���������7.������ !,. i luirlcwl"a. Payne's north east corner,"  tlreneo wo Tho ilia is, tlience south 80 chains,  SS oa" ������> I'liaW tliento north SO eliains to  place of comruerrcenrorrt,   Coi.taillil.g WO acres.  Dated this 24th day of March, 1004.  nplH  A. J'AYNl*.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  rlato I intend to apiily to thu Chief Commissioner  ot Lands and Works for a special licenco to cut  ami carry awny timher from tlie following du-  miriliod lands ip thu West Knn|,ui|ay (listrict:  Conrineiiclng at a post planted orr the west  bank of Columbia river, aborrt three and one-half  miles south of .Ionian creek, llig ltetrd, arrd marked  "Kinmii I'ayno's hiiiiIIi east armor," tltouvo west  80chains, thencu north 8(1 chains, thencu east 80  chains, tlience south 8o chains to placo of commencement.   Containing 04o acres.  Dated thlB 24th dayof Mrirch, 19o4,  NOTICE.  N'otieo is hereby given tlrat thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to the Cliief Commissioner  of l^ttrds arrd Works for a special licence to cut and  carry nway timber fronr the following descrilied  lands in the West Kootciury district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "J, Kurke's  soutlr west coiner post," nrrd planted ut east bank  of Canoe river, about six iniles above mouth of  Glacier creek, tlience east 80 chains, tlrence north  SO chains, thence west 80 chaius, thenee south SO  chains to the place of comiucr'cerueut.  Datud this ISth day of March, 1004.  2. Commencing at a post marked ".I. Hurke*s  south westcorner post," aud planted at east bank  of Canoe river about seven miles above mouth nf  Glacier creek, thence east SO chains, thence north  80 chnins, thence west SO eliains, thence soutli 80  chains to the pluce of commencement.  Dated this 19th day of Marcli, 1904.  apl-7  J. BUKKE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby giyerr that thfrty days after  dato I intend to ������pply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lauds and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  .1. Commencing at a post marked '*L. Burke's  north east corrrer post,'! arrd planted at west side  of i anoe river aliout rive iniles above mouth of  Glacier creek, thetice west so eliains, thence soutii  811 chaiirs, tlrerice east 80 chains, thence north 8o  chains to the' place of commencement.  2.' Commencing at a post marked "L. Burke's  north enst corner post," and planted at east bank  of Online river, about six miles above mouth of  Glacier creek, thence wost 80 ohains, thence south  80 eliains, thence'east 80 chains, thence uorth SO  chains to t)ie place of commencement.  Dated this 18th da>* of March, 1901,  apl-7  I.. BCRKE.  WANTED  HP*"  Contractors wanted to water logs by  BIG  B1SND   LUMBEK  CO.,   LTD.,  EMMA PAYNE'Arrowhead, B..O.  ,;  NOTICE.  Notice is-'hereby given that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply to tlte Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special licence to cut and  carry away timber from tho following described  lauds in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "Mrs. J.  Burke's north west corner post," and jilanted at  west bank of Carroe river and at foot of Grove's'  rapids, thence south 80 chains, theuce east 80  chains, tlrence north 80 chains, therrce west 80  chains to the place of coiu-rnencemeitt.  Dated this 19th day of March, 1904.  2. Commencing at a post marked "Mrs. J.  Burke's-north-east-corner'post,"-nnd-planted-at;  west lrarrk of Carroe river and aborrt half a mile  above Grove's rapids, thence west 80 chains,thencu  soutli 80 chaiirs, therrce east 80 chains, thence  uorth EO chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this 20th day of March, 1904.  apl-7  MUS. J. BUKKE.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby fllu'n thru thirty daysafter  ite I Intend to ripply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands nnd Works for a special licence to cut  and carry away timber from' the  following de  scrilied lairds irr thc West Kootenay district:  Commencing at a post marked "James Anderson's north east corner post," therrce south 40  chains, tlrence west 1G0 chains, .thence norlh 40  chains, thence east 100 chains to place of commencement.  Dated tlris 24th day of March, 1904.  apl-7 JAMES ANDEESON.  NOTICE, :7  Notice is hereby 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  carry away timlter from the following described  lands in the West Kootenay district:  . Commencing at a post marked "Margaret Sutherland's south cast comer post," arrd planted nt  north bank of Columbia'river about half a mile  ahove mouth of Carnes. creek, thence west 80  chains, thence north SO chains, tlrence east 80  chains, tlience south SO c|iaips \o (he pluce of  commencement, ' .  Dated this 85th day of March, 1904.  apl-7   ;'���������."'".��������� MARGARET SUTHERLAND.  NOTICE.  Notice is herehy given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of La nils and Works for .a special licence to cut  and carry* away timber from the following described  lamls in the West Kootenay district i  Commencing at a post marked "E. Sturdy's  south east comer post," and planted at west bank  of Canoe river atioiit half a mile alwve Grove's  rapids, thence west 100 chains, tlience north 40  chnins, tlience east 100 chains, thence south 40  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated thia 20th day of March, 1904.  r.pl-7  ;E. STURDY.  y^>  r^'  PER  ANNUM   IN   ADVANCE  THE  HERALD  NS JOURNAL  The Revelstoke Herald and Railwaymen's  Journal is the oldest established newspaper  under one management in the Interior. It numbers among its subscribers residents of all parts  of the Province and the Western States. It  is the most valuable advertising medium in  North Kootenay, being read by everybody.  THE HERALD'S news of the mines, logging  and lumber industries is reliable and up-to-date.  Its special correspondents are in touch with  Dominion and Provincial authorities and give  exclusive news in advance of important political events^  THE HERALD deals with local matters in an  impartial manner and for the past seven years  has been an important factorin building up the  City of Revelstoke.  THE HERALD is the Working Man's paper.  It speaks fearlessly for the right no matter  whose interests are affected.  THE HERALD will give, during the next  session of the Provincial Legislature, a crisp  and unbiassed account of all the proceedings  and generally inform its readers regarding  what will be the most important deliberations  of that' body since its inception.  Job Printing Department  OUR JOB DEPARTMENT has every facility  for turning out First-Class "Work at right  prices and our customers all return. Try Us  and you will know the reason why.  The Revelstoke Herald and  ens  $2.00  PER  ANNUM   IN   ADVANCE  $2.00  iy-^nnasxssxsts^smssaBS ���������a-Msatt-sTCttf-Meoe-^'-'i-ec-^^  A DYING PR  OR,   THE  WILL  HISSING  L-  ���������Gt&a^BtJOOGGanMCmO^OMtarWOatrOmmM  CIIAl'TKH  IV.  sl.o'll  he n ralch by anil' by after till,  trust  nre  if slro  isn't."  Holiday groups crossed mid rc-  rrossed ihu bridge, glum ing jit the  illuininnlc'd  miM   ns   thoy  wont;   loun-  wheio  Iwitteil  the land.     There wero vacant places j with      laurel,     to     criticise     Mi'Ier  at many  a pleasnnt  hearth,   desolate   Meade's put-r iiilic  lumps nnrl  candles,  Tlie war cloud had hurst in teiuji-  est nnd r,\ged Itself to stillne.-s;  England breathed fieoly onto more.  For  two  vvary  yeuis  of humiliation  nnd   exultation,   of   indignation     nrrd j pers      lortnt  en   the  parapet,  mourning,   of  sorrow arid  pride  Irllo'.I j tho  lump     .stttiieliioiis     wero  homes,   fall erlcss   children,   n;jo     bo  renveri   anc/.  strong  youth  hopelessly  crippled, but tl cic was peato ut  last.  The      sword   of  England,   the   ttrniy,  had  bcon  tested  anil  found   wanting; j \vcl!-bruslicd  tie   material   was   excellent  nnd the Chinese lanterns swinging  from tl o trees; among t these idlers  wns ti line young rutin, wlto'o trim  moustndio, erect curringc, and short,  linir,    stamped  hiin     in  orgai ization vi e. and what avails a  svvo-d of finest temper'without a  stilled hand to vvi.ld it? Vet this  splendid sword iea; e:l laurel.".  _. 'liie fir������t swallows camo about  Stillbrooke -Mil healing this gentle  message on their wirrgs. Mrs. Moado  shed tears of joy orr J.earing tho  news one bright lirorr ing, thnn instantly began to make grand house-  held preparations for V. Hip's ro.ep-  *ti.;si. Mr. Mcatlc went out into tho  garden, where everything seemed to  be putting forth its strength and  beo/wty to welcome tie returning exile. He went to stick a row of  yo-ng peas wilh a slow smile cleep-  e ing ti e numerous wrinltles about.  I.i.s mouth, while Jessie flitted about  the sunny garden, tanglirg the sunbeams in her flowing hair, gathering  sthi g flowers and singing patriotic  Kcngs in  her  bird-liko voi. e.  'Phil '11 never know the little maid  she's shot up that tall and slim,"  he  thought.  News did not travel so rapidly  tlen as now; war correspondents  then only began to be;  papers    wore  but    tiro j tl o eyes of bystanders aa a military  oflb or.  "You tiro gny hero to-night," said  thc. strum;or, lounger nt tlie unci of  tie parapet, to the man in charge  of tic horses.  "Wo     bc   gay,    sir,"   replied      the  man;   "there   ba"  blessed      place  out.  excepting  me an'd"     Sarah,     the  sorang-ooinati,   an'd   when  I've  racked  finer gentleman  than  ho's made      of  himself."  Thero was little sleep at thn mill  that night, so math hud to be related on both sides, but especially on  Philip's; tho dawn stole in through  ti o pn.rl.rr window and ma'do the  candle-light pale, beforo nnyono  ol going  to  bod.  "If you hnd but. been a cavalry  soldier, Philip,'" Jo slo suid, "you  might havo been orre of tho Light  lirigivi'o at Ilalacltiva, liko Mr. Mod-  way." ,  "Aye, turd finely cockered up Is  young, Mr. Mo'dwuy," said Matthew,  "enough to turn any young fellow's  Lead."  ���������'Lucky follow ! to bo in tluit,"  Phi ip suid. ".Jessie, I have brought  you a pot antf ono for father."  Mr. Monde's- pot was a Russian  poo'Ie, a ma s tf I luck wool, with  little bendy eyes invi iblo beneath'  tho long fell falling <over its face.  .Jessie's  an   iron-gray  cat  on     three  legy, with or*e eye missing, a. scarred   horso  cry,   Jessie.      And   that  Is     a  body, and  tho   worst    'tenner    . ever | snin' 1 part of the horror of war."  known in a int. "Why   not  sell   out an.d  settle     to  Sho would  have  liked Plilip to ro-,'busi ess, young s- ir.  if you don't like  late    his   Crimean adventures     from j war '}"  suggested  Air. 'Chcccmnii.  morning till night,  they never    tii e.l I    "The very    reason rrot  to sell out,  her. j Mr. Chooseman;  why a soldier's chief  Sometimes of nn evening     in     the   duty is to promote peace."  giv don     while    Mr.   Mea.'o    smoked,!    "Well      now.  Pill,  that's a    queer  a rs.   Men e and  Jossie    wore      busy ��������� notion,"  objected  Mr. Meade,  with     their needle . antf porhnps     a ���������    "Bei-i"'������**.    my   doar,"  added     Mrs.  neighbor'hail 'dropped in,  and Pl.i'ip   Mcu/ic,  bewildered,  "low      can     you  love your  enemies  whon  you     shoot  them ?"���������  "Why, that makes us lovo thcm  all the letter, mother'. You always  liko a fellow you've licked. . Arid you  only caro to fight goo'd fellows.  'J'l oso Hus: iars are snlenfid follows,  itu-i'h fitior sol. iers than tl o French.  Weli worth liol-ing they are,"  " "Well"! "j  don't   know but I'd .  as  "Victory's a fine thing," soi'd Mr.  (" -.oseman, settling l.imsolf cosily in  l-.'i ��������� chair in tho sunshine, "though  J'<! as soon lose os win, I reckon, if  I'd run iny Head agen a. cannon-ball.  I'll warrant you stent well nfter Alma, Mr.  Randal."  "Wo Uid, Mr. Cheosonian. But you  wouldn't sleep to-night, .lassie, if I  told you what, thc Held looked liko.  We lost three officers that day, our  wholo foreo only lost twenty-six, and  our ranis wore terribly crrt up. Afler all, lho roll-cnll is the worst purt  of an engagement. It turns you sick  to hear namo after name nnd no  answer."  "Ai d woro you as frightened at  I'-a'a lava. Philip?" Jcs.-.ie asked  wiih sonic disdain.  "No, Mir-s Firo-Pa Ier," he repllod  wi'h a grave smile; "but I never  have and never shall go into action  without horror antl dread, though  one fcols a torriblo joy in the thick  of it.    Wait till you  hear a wounded  too, will bo gooTI, and Uio* reward  wi 1 be commensurate to tiro brains  and pains we put into tho work.  WINTI3H FARMING*.  Theso oxtoemoly cold (lays nn'd tho  heavy body of snow tux a farmer's  energies to llio utmost, but they  shou d nl.-o stimulate Uioitglit as  to needs auid methods for hotter  cohdiiioi s nnd I ighcr expenses in  other winter sousons, us well as bettor work and supplies for tho summer ciunpnign,  an'd  tliu securing    of  JSEW SMOKELESS POWDER.  EXTENSIVE   VS.  INTENSIVE  I-'AliiUlMCi.  That thero are two kinds of farming goes without saying���������extensive  and  iiitnrrhivo���������untl     whilo  most    all '  admit that the rosulls of thorough ! Letter rcr-'iilt's Yiierofrom  Ullage tiro moro Paying, compn.a- \ The most successful farmers  ti*-cly fow really practice it. Many  fanners who seem to 'delight in tuli-  irg of tie biotul acres which they  lave clo.otccl to Co.-tain crops, rarely indulge in tolling l.ow much they  I'i'odiited per acre. Then, thoro nro  .many    farmeis   wlr'o may bp deemed  are  those that farm winters as well ns  siiinino a. In fact, tho most, important work on tho farm must l>o dono  during tho winter, if wo aro to mako  tlio most of opr business, vi/..; ,uir-  t g for tho stock tm'tf Planning for  tl.'o Hummer.   Without  constant     at-  land-pooi, though thoy live iit com- | leiilion whnt might have been tv  moiliois t'woll ngs, and havo sheds .good prollt on the slock can bo  full of   machinery,  and some outV-of-   turned to   un    ubsoluto loss.     Thev  ,    sii,     ic/dicti     (y;e- vas gl.atlUl..ly beguiled into Crimean  V      ?-."'"��������� ������in nemini cento.-, lo was startled by the  l0",?,.?^t-o,n.:'^0,:S^,'   intensity   of   .Teste's absorbed    biro  eyes upon  him,  as she motionless irr  ., ...  , ,,,*...       i the bac ground, hcr work lying   for-  up, tloro won t bo only sho left. poUen 'in lier lap,   her slender hands  "Tlo  family gone out  to  see     tho j ,i,ts. o.T,-her  thbtghts  far  away     on  sights?" ibat.le-iid s   or   amorrg   thi}..'''hazards  "Aye,   Ihey  be  rill, gone-up. top  of nnd  lion o s  of t" e icy  winter s-iegc. ,  clown, to see om light the big bonfire   Thero   was    amagnetism  in   the in--1  Terble fine doings, to bo sure ! Tl oy   to it  dream-! a cd  faco -whi h  insoirsi-   soon vou 'i'n't take a fancy to mo,  r?o sayj a.s LonHon  ilself    can't beat i Lly st lc I'lilip's memories fiom him   if  that's  how  you   show  it,"     com-  Clcovo    for    lighling up ond gii?o:al I tin'il. he loo  forgot " imself and wan-   mentod   Mr.   Clu'csoman."  lytilty.      I never see not; en  li" o     itlrfcrccl     nieital y      among  those past!"   "But it  was our duty to fight the  see o*", reyo.dicing t' em clnms't in- Russians and thei-s to defeml tlieir.  vol nta?iy li'e one in a magnetic j country," contem'erf Philip; "so how  tl ei>. Daladava was Jesrio's favor- , could there bc bad blood between us.  He ba tl-. P'i ip had >uen some- \\\ by, inollior, or o day in some pub-  t* ing <f the diargo il t'c fix    hun-' lie gardons,  I 1 oard  a  Russian  cav-  afor*o in a'l my barn 'dnys. An'd 1  lirockon 'tis nothen but bright now  we've done for Wold Nirk and put  an  ond to this ver Rooshian 'job."  "ITnd you any friends in tho  East?" thc officer asked.  "Well there! there's my master,  he'd a got a bwoy there; couldn't'do  nothen .with en at home.   Hut darnee  fewer, dearer, and less accurate and [ they wild tins-rover comes to no  we 1-ir.formed than now, rumors from j harm. Then there was my brother  pri-ate sources circulated vagrely' Jim> he ffot hisself knocke'tf on the  anH i a curately. It was terrib'o head at Bnhu lava, the Roosrns  to the Meades to hear of Alma and : pretty soon done for he. A smatt-  then  wait in  long suspense ignorant , ish chap a was."  oi Philip's fate, the more .so as M'r. "And the 'good-for-nothing cscap-  Ingleby's brother fell in that action, I od ?"   as'ed  lhe oflicor.  "When 1 ."ays good-for-iioUiing, I  don't know as a was a bud un  tlrough and dro?igh," continued tho  serving-man, "I never had no Mien to  say agon en. V.o'a coming homo  to-morrow,' luose lo be a ofliror,  tliey say. I hreckori this yer town  tvun't ho.'gig- enough to hclii en."  : "Conceite'tl ?"  "Well, tliere, 't. was like..'this yer,  he was rarod above his vitllcs: 'l-lo  wauldn't biife nowhere. Master  boin'd en to a lawyer. A wouldn't  bi "o iongwith he. Then a bound.to  wol'd Dr. Maulc, and darned if a  't'i'n't knock tie wold chap down one  night. Then a goes out in street and  knocks the parson down and gets  liis?clf renned uj> in station. iMastcr  he tl iiil s ho mod so well knock  Rooshiaus down while he's about  so a scut's rn oil to the war. Mis-  ahlo wild i hap ! Good night, sic,  ard  Haul ee."  "Miserable     wild    chap!"     laug'co'd  tho  oflher  to  himself,   as  he  stro led  up   "ai:d  dowrr     and    looked  thought-  house  the  and his name "is duly reported  with so many nameless rank and file  of his and of Philip's regiment  among the killed. Ualaclava nrrd  Inkerman brought the same sicken-  ir-g doubt, nnd the Meades wrote  letters which Deemed ghastly in the  lig'* t of ��������������������������� that uncert.nitity to one  micht be lying dead on those bnttle-  f-el-'s. ;.;'-: ..i/."i- - A "��������� ; [ '���������".,���������- '. ii  'Pre wound which Philip received at  "Inkerman, and his subsequent hospital troubles left them longer in  doubt; but omc satisfied that ho  was recovering, the winter hardships did not cause them so much  anxiety, especially as lho the accounts of those hardships were to a  certain extent discredited in England  and Philip made light of tlicm in  his letters, so that by the i ime the j Re  summer came, his parents weie suffi- it,  ciently case-hardened to think, of  other things than the war, and were  disposed rather to under-rate the perils and privations of ihe long siego  ci  Sebastopol.  die , and 1 card mere of ( laiK'c Mod-  way's ga lent reed in entering the  c*ea ly i c( le a second lime to rescue  a wo' n ed trooper under the (ie ce  1 re. T e g-an'd charge of the heavy  b.i^ade appca'cd less to Iter imagination, and Philip had not seen any- ! ed liutsian, 'permit mc the  thing  rf  lie   R'-s* itin   (avalvy   chargo   of shaking  hands  wi'h  you.  nl y oflrcer on crut lies with a bandaged hear', ask an Englishman in  plain ci Ihps to what regiment some  I-ishltindcis lelongeri. 'To tho Nino-  ty-thiid Highlanders, my own,' he  ie.1 ed. 'Tlen r-i ,' said the wound-  honor  T-   be-  (loors witli tho blue canopy of heav  en for a covering.  The farmers who nro to-day mak-  iig the most money are thoso who  ha\o but few acres ond who havo  time  to employ  the bet methods of  cultivation.       Hen o it is  thai      his  ^ .    .._ _  land improves instcud of yielding lo-rs | Uio loser thereby.     The farmer  and less as  tho years go by.        Tho ' meets  with success  is  the,* one  largo    farmer'hns   not the  lime    to       consider tho importance of suuply- j tho scc-f well solot ted' nrrd prnparc'di  ing ills land with tho necessary j the tools in ;*eifeet condition, tho  humus by tho plowing clown of green, harno s lepuire'd and well fitted to  crops and the practicing of devices ! tho team that is to wear theni, the  so neeisnry to keep up tiro fertility j horses mated to'work best together  of thc soil, without which tl.o farm-j nr.d put in good wdrking condition',  cr feels  that his  oc-oupation  consists   and    his    help    socured-.. before   thc  spring is  upon  him.      With  this   all  IT IS   CALT.I-v*       "*T.o*,aTE  IS VERY HFFIClEmtT.  AND  Inventions  of Col. -Vm. Hope,  Veteran of tho Oimoan  War.  need not only good  feeil,  but    must  havo tho watchful oye of the feeder.  Resides   this  tliere  is  tlie  planning  for     the summer campaign.      Spring  comes on in a hurry, an'd the farmor  that is caught unie  g'c w'.on  the wen ther ol  tlrnt  who  lias tho crops for every Hold planned  and no pay.     If    wc  a much bettor    crop  of hard  work  can     produco  than that crop generally is, it is indeed a pleasure to look at it.,? anil a  greater'pleasure when vvo como to  harvest the samo. After all it is  oily the good crop that is going    to  pay  any  c'ivi'don'd. | changirg so as to give more comfort  Some   kinc's   of    soils need    more ! nnd   better  results   wilh   less    work,  thnrorgh ti'lage than otho.s.    Lands   less feed and less loss.      He can sec  out of tlio way, tho most Important  part of the work.is' done, and ho is  in a po ition to drive his field work  iirtead of lis ('reid work driving him.  One can ea"ily see how his feeding  nnd     watering      atiiingemcnt  how ho can rrse some other articles  of feed so as to vary tho "diet or  belter    Uro  ration     and  then     work  a* d  is spl-n  i.f repril e by the Ni -   longed      to      the   b IgniCe of cavalry  ty-t* I d l.it>* l.mdc.s, t'o redoubtable   whose charge you  repuhed so grand-  "tl irr red li  e."  "I don't 1 now, Mr. Randal," observed Mr. Chccseman, tic corn-deal-  e-, djri g ore cf f esc social even-  i' gs,   "that  1  should  care niyfolf  to  When      the    oaks    were exchanging j'fully  at  t' e  homely  mill  and  ��������� .:_._   ..-   ......   _ ,    .. .   . ,      .tronsfrirmed  by  li:tfir lints, of dull crimson, russet,  nnd warm gold for the pure. fresh, j  pale green of full leafage at the I  meeting of May and June, Uie whole!  people rejoiced in the peace. the ���������  country    echoed  with clashing     hells :  so      strangely  festal  lights.  Ho know so well which' way they  woi Id come in. not by the front  door, but round by lho lilac, hushes  to He Kitchen,  at the door of wl.ioh  ro i ito battle. Shouldn't like  f.nl of cold steel in my inside.  wren nry time conies, T should like  it a 1 t'o' c p'opcr 0n nry hed, doc-  to s and nurses and ilogymen, and a  icsjotalle funeral nt Uo end. 1  can t abi 'e being hurriej; never  co  1 '. Some: ow     it  don't  ("cent to go out cf tho world in  t-i li a r'etico of a hurry. Our family always died tcsro-table in their  beds and left everything regular-  down lo the last farthing and the  hatban *-s. Now I    dare   say     you  Wttil into Alma us bold as a lion  ard t'*ok no more noti c of cannon-  balls (lying about than if they'd beerr  rniwllaUes.      1   should    a    turned   as  and  booming guns;   the  larger   towns j stood   Sarah'looking  up   at  t.'.o  rain  bla-cd   at   right   with   such   illumina-'  lions   as   the     limited   resources       of  those   bygone- "days   permitted,'    and  even  the sober      burgesses   of  Cleeve  l'i ed  Utctr windows with candles,  lit  bonBres      unif      otherwise   recklcsslv  comported   thcmseliei.  white ns the stem of this pi|**e."  "I don t know what color T turn-  e', Mr. C'licrsemaii," re; lied Philip,  "but I do ki ow that I felt awfully  cpeir t'at day when we crossed tie  Alr'a. I had never been urrder tire  ber* re, and it is a precious queer  feelir'g. f can te 1 you. When tho  ei envy oj encd f.rc irom the heights  we began to advance. lly kneed  s" ook, and there was a sound like  the sea in my eats. T seemed lo  t'm a I at home and know what j  ly at Hala* lave. I had the honor of  hei g wounded in thn.t charge. 1 at  once retognl'rod tho uniform.' Now,  molh'o", if that isn't loving an enemy, I ('on't know wh'at is."  tlio'- Philip's cheek glowed as he a^okc,  And ho loo-ed at Jessie, who turned  away, her oyes fi 11 of tears, a sense  of tho chivalry of wnr and thn gran-  r*e'T of human emotion rushing over  l.er Iii o a bi low.  Mr. C'htofoman left; and Philip was  seem mo ed by tlio electric pl ncc of Je=-  tio's 'tear-li! ight eyes: Lis heart went  out to her. He drew her on to his  knee and pa-sed his hand, through  the waves of her b ig'it fal'ing hair,  arrd her beauty, whi'h helia'd hitherto cir'oved willo-rt considering,  liie sunshine and field-flowers, sucl-1  rienly" be-'ame apparent to him as  something c'i'tinctivo, full of proin-  i;o  for  the  future.  with a goodly mixture' of clay needs  to Le fiociuently sown  to clover    or  other green crop which' can be plowed  under;  or t've application  of corn   out plans ns to how and whero     to  ^trilks,  straw,  or any tl ing that wpl i provit'e     for    ch'angcs.       It may bo  that thc drainage, or tgo ventilation, or tlio outside shelter can bo  morliPcd aL slight expense and a  nio-'oiate appli'alinn of labor tliat  wil1 hi ing large returns'in gain, in  be-llh or in saving valuable feed.  All these matters have important  hea ing on both farm nnd farmer,  nn'd a wisp application of obsorcation, of thought, of pencil and notebook will show well one year hence.  ' of rockets in (vie sky. Swift  ! as        a thought he        glided  j round, unobserved by the ser-  ; vant, and then as they approached.  j stepped tranquilly forth to meet  I tl.eui.  j     "Si-,"   ex'.-luinieH   thc  miller,   stop-1*  ���������A.'att Meade's doirg it handsome" j Ping short  when  he  saw   him       wilh  said a portly citizen  at shut, af  eve, | something   between   defiance  arrd'  wel-  orr   t!:e  fea=t  dav-,   as  lie  passed     tirefcoine,   "what   might   you   bo   pleased  mill  with  a  companion.       "And      lie! to  want?"  eaxne down smartly for tire town tie-i     ".Don't      you���������don't     you  cortiUons.-      He's    reckoned    a   warm ' me ?"      faltered  Philip   with  5ra*i,   is  Matt,   though   they  do     say jcpain   in  lis eyes,  he s   dipped      pretty   heavy  in   mines ���������     Jossie gave a  little  cry  of  know,  a      hot  and   other  speculutior.s.'  c-d  "Soi he.  "5reifec~l:ho  turned   Mr.  (ierman.  ������a ly      to  wanner  surprise,  and   Mrs.  Mearin  aiul  i.las;-ed   the str.-iiiger  delight-  rus. od  in  "And     pray,    miss,    what  'do   you  learn at. Miss Blushford's," he as'ed,  "besides   soolling   and   ncdcllework ?"  "J'n ners,"   Jc.=_sio    returned,      demurely.   ���������  "Sho will be a woman soon," he  sai'J, half to 1 im.'-clf, while h'is  tho-g'ts vai ly strove to fashion  somo   future  for  her.  "Turned  fiftcor," added Mr. Meade,"  wi'h   tranquil   contentment,    "knows  Fronrh   and   most   things."  s<e t em a I at home and know what j    Tt v.vs  a  titro of  intense happiness  ihey  were doing at  the  moment,  nnd | and priJe   to   lim.   the  happiest   time  I   icmemLcei   e'orythirg   1   had  ever ! he  had   ever-   known:   though,   on  the  done.    We   marched   into   a   confusion   whole,   as  he  had   told   his  wife,  of      roi ring  cannon,   rattling  muske-   had  hud  a happy  life.  try. galloping aides,  clouds of smoke:     ]'is   I.ea-t   swel'ed    with   love  and      dust     with   fia.'1-.cs  of fire  and | pri 'e   whenever   his    eyes   rested  gl-ans   of  sle**l   between;   we  :.ad     a '��������� rhpip   and    Je-sie:   such' a  pair,  one al   ie-ise of nroviiig  mnfM-,   like   thought,   could   not   be  mulched,  the.   mo-i  g   it  ibe  &���������& t'.'i.i c   ucjhad  reared     lhe  boy  to  be a   gent lo-  wcre advan'ir'g J was all ri.'*t. rprile , man, and there he stood, tal',  happy. Th*"n we I a lted arrd I felt . straig'>t, and strong, looking so i i -  cp e, r and shi\cry again. Theic- we ) tinguished in comparisrn wilh the  stood  for a good  hour,  and  t'<���������  bat,. | simple  burglie s  of  Cleeve,   rot    only  lighten, and loosen it; bet-it'es more  limo spent in rolling and harrowing  than lands of a sandy nature. Plant  food and moisture, whicli aro necessary to keep tho crop in a growing  condi ion through the dry season,  o-.ist in the lumrs that have not  been crushed, and are therefore not  available. Soils  devoid  of humus  are not capable of retaining moisture. Yl hen tl e orUinary farmer  (Toes not havo a good crop, he says,  "it I as been too dry for a crop,"  when as a matter of fact, lands  which are prope ly treated do best  when there is only a moderate  nmount of rain. It well becomes the  farmor of to-day to study th'o*se conditions and to so treat liis lands  that ftiiluies become exceptions and  n t tlio general result.  Many seem to be possessed of the  i"ea that farming is tho creuturo of  (hnirc. who sny that those "who al-  ���������vta.vs h'avo goo'd crops are favored by  the All Wi e���������tlieir goo'd luck��������� but  gco'l l:ck" is "generall tho result, of  good management, and when we  adopt     tho    best methods our luck.  he  and  en  hc  Hc  i atr.e   s'.rging  gradually   upon   us  a    sre *.t   sea-wave.'     A  laughing  You may warrant Matt  's"1vvihTitn?(Ts~^Tof^  t'h'eesoinan.   now   an     al-j     ".Lore]  ha mercy!"   e"'h;iiiH*'d     1 er i  '���������You'll     have to  got    up : husband      at   intervals,   ���������l.i.is     can't I  "Irishman  next .me  was   twirling     im:  jv.ilh   bofng  af. ai .',   when   he  fe.ll-shot  r'oad  tit  my   feet,   the smile  si i 1     ou  r'r*17%~fTt*=r0^tind^h?S���������F'l^rOd^Spj irSVri rig��������� CrV~A-  i me.      Soon   thc  flic  was  we shifted  out rt range.  or  colonel  cat. It  iiim      asleep.    He's ? be   Philip.    Why,   bless  the boy,"     hoi  th'nn      anybody       knows. ! added      when   liis  mother  S ral>es and hoards for young scape- j had duly welcomed him,   "Sir Arthur!  grpue.       'Tis   rough  on   the  girl,   but ! Medway  could   not   have   hrerl   up     a ,   ,. ���������-.  .     . .   i  .*?tttad   firm   a   little   longer;   wl*rh  was speaking,  a shot  rolled  him  rode   down   the     ranks,  ! pale,   and   wiih   Lis  bri.lc-liand   quiv-  jcring,    brave    man   a.s     he   was     and  proved    himself' tl?o:e. J'e    lid  an "officer arrd genllcmac," but a  full-blown hero with medalled breast  .ard a halo ot glory, little lion to  ( 1-eve. fe'ed and made nuch cf.  T'is lionbi-g, together wi'h Mr.  -Mea^'e's^^'sre-fisgiiiye*-!���������pri������!<5=f-nd'*=dc���������  :-o hot that j sire to show hinr off, would have  Jrrs't  then Ibeen a trial to arry youth not wholly  of  ervous  roslratiora  For Months  Mrs. Myles   Lay a   Helpless   SufForot���������  Attributes  Rectoration   to  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  Mrs. John Jfrtes, senior, of .South ��������� 'limcA Thoro wore also pains  Woodslee, Essex County, (int., is ! lop of the head, which caused  wq!! known tiiroughout the surround- '  izig countrj- because of her work  among tlie aick nnd sufTering. and it  was on account of over-exertion in  this regard tliat her health broke  Vfown. and she lay vvc-tiJc and-helpless.  :i victim of nervous pro.-trntion. Doctors could not help her, and she resolved to try Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food.; As a result she l.cs been  thoroughly restored, and hy recom-  ir.cndrng' this treatment to < '.hers  has been the means of bringing back  health' an'd happiness lo many a  weakened ar.fi discouraged sulTK-er  from 'Jisenses of tlie nerves.  Mrs.   Slyles   writes :���������"When   T     I*-!*1���������  gan  the     use    of  Jlr.   Cha>o's     Norvc   '['B   , ,,  Tocul 7   was  confined to my bed  with j tood.  whnt the debtors said was nervous : Dr. ChcSe's .Verve Fon'd, ~>n cent.",  prostration. ^Iv stomach was ver.v a bo::, al till dealers, or Kdnmnsnn,  w..-ak, and I could uot sleep at ail j Hates it Company, Toronto. To  for n*:y Isrgth of time. Nervous ; protect vou against im i tal ions, thu  i hi Is f.rol uviiDbling would come over ; portrrril. and signature of Dr. A. W.  i:.e at tin**' md I seemed to he j Chase, the famous rc.:c*ip't book tiu-  jje^.ti  2   f-v-ii *i   -nu   trctU;c*r all     tie l.lli'or, are on every box.  on  mo  'much suffering and  anxiety.  "After using lialf a dozen boxes of  Dr. Clrnscjs Nerve Food I began to  gnin in weight ond to feci stronger.  Since their I have been gradually re-  sto e-'d to health, and in looking back  can say tlrat tho improvement has  br.cn something wonderful. f used  in all forty boxes of ttiis iircpara'tion  and feel it a. duty, ;ih well as a privilege, to recommend it. to all who  are suffering from nervous di>orders.  Several persons lo whom 1 have described rny case have used it and  been     cured,   and I  nm   sure   that     T  he I  and !  lis charger together in t" e ifust. He  was soon on It's feet and ilni'-hed his j  spec h. only this horse wns kil cd. j  Then nt lest v.o advanced nrr.fcr fire '  of a battery, holding oue own fire, j  The,   moment    vvas    like  a    drink     of ; wa in  destitute     of   modi-ly.    or  of     that,  keen  ('rs'ike  to   rnukc   one's  self  rir."i-  Icilous   wl ich   so  often  does duty   for  us | that      gracious      qua'lly.     and     wns  cf  nn   nflli"-  * i������  ndo'itod  had  Inheritod  wine lo us,  it gave us new  life.      Hy  I' i.s      time     I   knew  all   tho different  rometiines     little  s" ort  t i   II   'ri   '*' <1(".    ������������������-' n     ���������������;.  father dimly perceived,  f.nu  instincts.  .1 e      ioiced        in their      homely  lal'<, till .Jew-ie unci her mother went  in'doors and     Matthew  rose.An      the.  light  that now  fell   from     fie  cltiu.'l?ss sirmrncr moon,  ed   ri(r.seif   With   an   air  and stretch-  of     content,  Sonne's of the dilTc cnt kinds of shot j neai ing to fo'low thein. Rut Philip,  nnd she!1, and started nt nothing I who had been silent and pensive for  At last tho order to lire came and in while, detoir-ed hirn. "Father," he  we went mad I suppose for I ro-! said hurriedly, "I am of age. I  member nothing after the first splen-, ough't to know now who and what  cird  excitement  brrt  n . hurly-burly    of j I  am."  smol-o and shot, and the gleam oft "You're r*. officer in Her Majesty'';  bayonets, sabres, and men's eyes, j army, a gen'leman born, a gemle-  Then gradually through the thunder'man by profession, an'd a gentleman  of guns and quick crack of muskets ! by act, and a credit to them that  pierced   bugle  calls,   words  of     com-'icared you," replied Mr. Meade,    "ff  my  present  good   health,  i i self,     to     f'r.    Ch'ase's  Nerv  rnanU,  .'h ieks  of horses,   groans     of  /men   unit card   before.       T'en   Knglish  jchees    and      Frerrh    shouts became  j moro f cqi ont,   buttery  after  battery.  ! vves  filencod,   and   before  evening  wo  | wero  filing at ihe Russians'      backs,  j and  sturiib.irg  over  the  arms     thoy  j threw a.way as they ran."  |     "Anil   so   tl e   bailie   of   I.he     Alma  j was won  after  four hour.*'.'  lighting,"  : added    Mr.     Sfnade.    '"Twas   a   Sept-  ' erniicr* 'Jl>,   iMiVI, a fine sunny aitlurrrn  ! i!ny.    Je.'Sic was out blacklicrying."  I     "Dear-   Ii.*:nrl.     yes,'.'   nrlded     Mrs.  j Mcn.r'0;   "and    lownr'd'night    il thundered      ai:d    made  nm  think  of  itus-  s-inn   g' ir''.   RuliK lava   day   was  later,  'lhe es  c I '(.Tberry  wine  r.ow,  1   made  Ihal   t'ny;  walnuts  weio  turning ripe,  and  Uh.'.-o was a. t.'alilia show in jVTn.i'-  v.-cll   Park.    Mr.   Inglebj'���������ivus   there,  and   Lis   bro!In-r   lying   dead   orr      the  field   and   Air.   Mc'lwuy   badly   wounded."  by  act,   and  i cared you,  I  was you   f wouldn't ask  no more."  "You tc Id rne to wa't till I came  of age and J waited," Philip persisted.  ".Look h'er, Phil," saici Mr, Nfc^cJc.  "It's lileo this. /Everything Is pleas-  now; your mother and mo is glad to  havo you homo safe and sound after  the war; 'tis like one of thorn *varm  spells in tho fall; It can't last. Let's  enjoy ourselves while the Lord gives  us  the chance."  "Then it is very  bad ?"  Tvlr. Meade pauseM awhile, his unwonted flow of speech desert ing hirrr,  Ihen replied, slowly : "Family things  is like tliis. Ihey stir folk up in their  Feelings���������and thcro's bygones���������Ict  j.leui'ing  dogs  li*r, say T-"  "I ought to krrow.my truo posilion  it '.-av influence my actions," urged  Philip.  "It won'I, do tb'nl, Phil, I can  answer    for  that.    I'm  bound  to  tell |  ye, my boy, I knows, that well  enough. Rut wait a bit longer, say  six months. It's nothing but right  you should know somewhen. There's  happy times for most of us," ho add-  e'if, earnestly, his gray C3-es deepening and his homely figure taking orr  dig'.ity, "but they're none too plentiful. Wo mustn't look for them.  We've had trouble and care. Heaven  knows, and it do scorn" ungrateful  when tl-c Almighty as plain as tells  us to be cpiiot and comfortable for  we to go and stir up things has been  laid by for yeai s and years and no  harm done. Who knows but trouble  may be nigh."  Philip was silent; he felt that he  must respect this mood, but he wished to be reassured on one subject.  He had recently been informed by a  loial banker that a small capital of  sc. ernl hundred- pounds bad bcon  I.l.i'ed to his account by an uiiony-  ircors person, anil he required of Mr.  Meade to tell him if he know whence  this came. "  Mr. Meade thought he could give a  pretty shrewd guess, he replied, with  u twin'-la in his eye, and on being  further��������� questioner;!; assured him that  in taking tire money ho vvas taking  :t-l-c^duc^oUno-ono-cl.sOr!tn������(t-������ti-noMva-y^  in:iui"g another; that thc source of  tlie money was strictly honorable  nnd such as ho would in nowise over  regret or wish' under any circumstances  to repudiate.  Willi tho.':e assurances Philip was  content, nnd the remainder of liis  leave sped in untroubled happiness.  There wero boating excursions and  hay-makings. Cousin .'Ialio nn'd her  family camo to Stillbrooke, and tho  miller's family passed long sunny  afternoons ht Redwood's Farm.  Ti ere were pleasant, lorg-drriwn twilights in the garden when tliu 'day's  work was done, lung chats between  whiles while the miller leant over  his half-door nt tire mill and Philip  lounged outside with .his pipe and  Uie throb of the wheel and hushing  rustle of the water made soft music.  There vvas pride and pleasure at seo  ]ng the lad made much of. Perhaps  there wus a little jealous'fear in Mr.  Meade's anxiety to hear how Philip  had fared at Mar well, where lie dined  ancf slept; Claude Medway, wiio had  renewed the boyish' acquaintance in  tie Crimea, being nt tho court just  then. Jessie, too, showed great interest in tlris vln't, an'd like'j to hear  Philip's .'generous boyish' enthusiasm  for7 the older Claude, who hcr'd 'displayed a 'dashing almost reckless  bravery on rnnny occosr'ons, a gay  and 'thoughtless daring on which the  more imaginative nnrl therefore" sensitive  1'hlli;)  loved  to  dwell.  "Yo������. Medway is a. fine officer, an'd  a good follow," lie snid ono day,  "ftist, but then thoso hussars do go  tlio pace."  "What is font, Philip ?" asked Jos*-  slc, and Philip only pinch'od her 'delicate oar and laughed. He was very-  sorry when tho timo camo  to bid good-by, and the wny in  whicli she clung lo him with little  cries of "Ippic, Ippie," at parting  haunted him for  dnys.  (To be Continued.)  SHEEr  NOTES.  Some corn shoul'd bo fed in extreme  cold weather.  Valuable lambs rlvvnys pay for the  best possible care and  attention.  As a gleaner of small crops,-, an'd  a savor of little wusto, tho sheep  is .unexcelled.  No ono brood of sheep can' succeed  to t on all stils arid in all"'situations.  Tl ero is as much opportunity for  profitable.economics.in.the care of  sl.eep as in any otiier business.  Tho more neatly mutton yearlings  are fiiinmeU up, docked, etc., tho  better they will sell.  Tl 0 tecret of successful sheep hus-  bandy does not lie &<i much in the  al ility to curo 'diseases as lo keep  lho flock healthy.  SI eep, grain fed and well protected f' om tho weather, will furnish  wool of a ttrongcr fibre than that  from Miecp unnrotcctc'J.  T o to:m ".scomed" does not of  i/lself mean perfectly clean wool,  but is a technical expression in the  manner of cleansing.  Jt is only good fat sheep that  pay in current markets and in many  cases the profits of even theso nre  doubtful.  If airy profit is to be do'iveil from  keeping sheep it must come from  theso kept ia a good average condition.  Every man who owns a flor.lj will  find il an advantage to keep an  account with it by which he will bo  able    to tell just    what his   returns  sheep can be kept  irin.witli very lit-  and with a little  to  return  a good  are.  A small  (lock of  en almost overy fi  tlo  inconvenience,  tare can  bo made  profit.  Ihe experiment in sheep bree'ding  has'an advantage over the brooder  of horses or cuttle in' the more rapid  .develQpmeiit^oL.slock,^and=iSiab]e_-.toi  tell   the elTect sooner.  That the sheep breeder is usually  more successful who breeds in as  neuil.y a straight lino ns tho requirements of his (lock for now blood will  permit.  Under present conditions it is a  mistake to ignore the mutton sido  of flock returns When tlio ou'tcomo of  tho business is being considertvf.  Sheep shonld be turned out for a  shor t time ovo-y day that the 'weather wl 1 permit in winter. Cold nitwit not injure shoe]), but a wot coat  and col'd wind is -injurious.  Feed largely nitrogenous foods,  particularly to ihe-breeding ewes us  those foods not only produce the  best growth of'muscle and wool, hut  aro best for the unborn lambs.  Many weak lambs arc the result of  compelling the ewes to subsist on  straw and other coarse foods, during  Uie winter.' To secure the best resells with this kind pf food, some  grain should  be given.  Ono of the few surviving Crimean  Vetera ns, Colonel W'llinw IIope, has  invented a new smokeless powclo-,  which ko culls "veloxite," and which  ho claims to be both simpler in manufacture und moro elucdmt thun any  yot  introduced.  Tlio Colonel bus been a*, fou'd with  the   Wnr    Ofllce  for   matiy years���������a  fact whicli rocent revolutions    in line  one to consider rabher in Iris favor.  Ho has much  to  tell of thu scandalous   way   in which  inventors     who  closi'-o     to benefit' Uinr couutry    are  treated in tho Pall Mall.   Iio claims  lo havo invented  tiro ������hrapnoI    shell  with timo fuse, -which ls now universally      used   as the best man-kl'ling  projectile,   and to  have produced    a  :atVVforUu"e'sti*i.g'-!)"orc oft}������.'Iont system  of ma! ing big  ier opens must be | Su,,s  um"  armour-piorcnig shot than  I any     yot adoptee!���������which  tho      War  Offico has  stubbornly refuted  to   acknowledge!  TOOK OUT PATENT IN 18S4.  It was in 1884.when ho took   out  a Patent .for.'improvements, in     gunpowder, that Colonel Hope began .the  s-.c ios      of     expoi imorils  whi h, have  now resulted  in  tho production     of  "Voloxitc."   For the last ten    years  hc  has  practically  lived  in   tho  laboratory whicfl Jio constructed out of  tho. top'floor' of liis house in     Fulham.        Ho has made about  10,000  car dully recorded and calculated expo: imonts,   in   which   ho  has'., test od ..  need | powders  mado  of almost, every substance containing carbon and -hydrogen,  und^lins usod nearly  every possible oxidizing agent in  combination  witli t! cm.     Onco lie blew himself ui>  nnd was blind and  doaf for a Week;  but fortunately  no      ill-effects      persisted.  A SAFE EXPLOSIVE.  "From tho first," he says, "I wns  determined to eschew all dangerous  and unstable substances, such as  sulphur, phosphorus, the chlorates,  and tho nitio-compoun'c's of which  cordite and most smokeless powders  aro composed. Thus 1 have at last  succeeded ��������� in producing "vclo\ite,"  ns I call it, which is made of two  simplo and stable substances, which  can bo bought nnywliore in large  quantities end at a low prico. Its  flashing point is about 1,200 degrees  Pahtenheit���������double that of black:  powder, and-- more than threo limes  thnt or cordite an'd ull nitro- pow-  de s." .   .  Hero.Colonel Hope produced somo  of his new propollnnt, in whito discs  like popporn*,l..'t lo'/errges, arrd showed that a dully.red.hot poker'would-  not sot it off. Vlhcn the.Poker was '  further .' heated it flamed with a  rapid, smokeless, and suddenly extinguished brilliuncc. The only products of combusLioii aro carbonic  acid gas and water vapor, so that  it is absolutely smokeless��������� at the  most a puff of steam might be visible.  Tho ingredients of tliis propellant  are, such that rro chemical, change  can tako plate in or between ihtun  until tho powder is detonate.', nor  can variation or climatic condi'.ijns  allcct  it. Its  efficiency,   as  siuwn  by experiments conducted by Uie  well known firm of Kirkcaldy, is  ahout 73 per cont. greater than that  of "R.F.C." iwjw'c.'er as made at  Wallhum  Abbey.  EFFECT OF "VELOXITE."  Most important of all. the effect  of "veloxite" when ignited in a gun-  barrel is singulaily mild and equable; it produces a srettdy and increasing pressure on the projc tiio  which riiuiiniMics before the shot  leaves lho bairel. The diagram of  reselling pre sure is us nearly as  possible a straight line parallel to  thc axis of the gun, instead-of ,- a  sliarply rising and slowly falling  curve.  Many of these good qualities bave^  been proved by labiatory tests, it  remains to submit "veloxrte" to the  searching test of prnr tical use under  the conditions demanded 111 war and  sport. If it fulfils ils mvcntoi's expectations-and; passes this examination���������which^ ought to be onto taken  =iiv imird" b^tlicv W'nr-Olhto_ns~w ell~as  by .private enlerprbe���������wo have little  hesitation in saying that "voloxitc,"  with .its sliced and -simplicity of manufacture���������it can bo made and used  in a single day���������its stability of composition an'd its steadiness of propelling elicit, tillowirg much heavier  charges to bo used than can bo the  case with oxislirig equable* powe'ers,  ought to bo tho propellant cf the  future.'  "When 1 sny good-bye to you this  ovening," said . Mr. Slowman, "do  you think it would be proper for mc  to placo ono reverent kiss upon your  fair hand?" . "Well," sho replied co-  quottlshly, "I would consider it decidedly out of place."-  Cassidy (at the wake)���������'Tis very  natural he looks. Casey���������Aye I Shuro  ho looks for all the wurld loikc t������  lolvo man layin' there dead.  DR.A.W. CHASE'S ftC  CATARRH CURE... <&00.  U sent direct to itu dlcetMd  paru br tha Improved Blower.  Heals the ulcers, clears the ������lr  passages, stops dropplnp Ic the  throat and peraianantiy euro.  Catarrh and Hay Perer. Blower.  free. All dealers, or Dl-. A. W. Chas.  Utilzlzm Co. Toronto ud JitStie.  ATE TIIEM 1ILMSELI''  Drenched with rain and benumbed  with cold he arrived at a country  Inn;/which ho found so full of peoplo that ho could not get near tho  firo at first. "Addressing the landlord  he called out:���������  "Take a feed of ojstus to my  horse."  "To your horse:" exclaimed the  host; "your horso will novct eat  thcm." '���������;;'������������������'  "Do as I ask;.you," ropltel the  traveller.   ...  All the people-, healing the sliangc  order given,���������',.: and seeing the wai lei  about, to execute it, rushed out immediately to -the .'stable to sec .1  horse eat oysters. The ttavrllcr now  having all the, room to himself, tat  down comfortably by the fire and  warmed himsulf at his ease  When thn landlord 1 elm red he incl  to the traveller:���������  "I would have wage'ed mv he id  your horse would not cat ovstets  "Never mind," replied the sir anger,  "put them on the table arrd v. hen  I am thoroughly di icU r ������ill cat  them myself."  . Doctor (feeling Sandv's p'..lse in  bed)���������"What do you drink?" .Sandy  (with brightening face���������'Oh, I'm nan  particular, doctor! j>.������.ytr,\t������g you'va  got withye."-  (]  1 <yh  \Mi YAMAGATA'S CAREER  JAPAN'S     GREAT        COMMAND-  EK'S EMINENT SERVICES.  He  Is   Over  Sixty-flve  Years      of  Age, and Is Not Physically  Strong.  Tho generals who arc leading tlio  Japanese armies against Kussia aro  mon who havo proved thoir skill and  iilllulciicy. They have seen actual  service, nnd have fought over the  very ground whero they now meet the  Russians. The first on tho list in  order of scrvico is Field Marshal  Vamugnta, who is not only first in  rank, but easily first In the esteem of  the Japanese public antl in the judgment of thii Government. He is a  veteran ef many wars, having begun  servlcn in thu struggle that restored  the Emperor to power in 38<>8. In  the following year ho visited Hussia  and France, stud} ing military subjects. In 187*i ho beenmo Assistant  Secretary of War���������a position which  in Japan is always held by a general olllcer of the army. In the following year he was mado Lieutenant-  General, and two years later Secretary of Wnr.  Thc next year saw Japan in thc  throes of a fierce civil war. The rebellion wns led by her greatest soldier, Field -Murshnl Saigo, who had  wilh him some 50,000 of her best-  trained mon. The Government was  compelled to put forth  ITS GREATEST STUENGTTT. ,  An Imperial Prince was appointed to  the nominal command, but as Chief  of Stall Vamagata was the real Gon-  eral-in-chiof, nnd led the forces which  crushed the rebellion. Saigo having  been slain, Vuniugnlu became the  fust military man in the empire, and  ��������� was promoted to thu full rank of  General.  lleing a man of great mental ability, boundless energy and strong  personality, he soon became almost  as' prominent in the political world  ns in the military, and shared with  (Marquis Ito the position of greatest  In'lucncc with the Emperor, lie vvas  several times Prime Minister, nnd  when not in that posilion always  held soiro portfolio in the Cabinet.  ITe never ceased his active share in  tho development of the' army.  _ Through various official positions,  such' 'as* Inspector Gerrer.nl, Chief of  the General Slaff and Secretary of  * War," he kept himself in close touch  with all parts of the army organization.  When war started with Chinti in  1S9-1 Yamagata was immediately given command "of the first army that  invat'ed-Manchuria.    Those-who were  t with tho army at the time describe  the immense enthusiasm witb which  the coming of thc great General wns  ������������������ greeted by his soldiers. The rigors  of  a  Manchurinn   winter  speedily   re-  " drrced  Yamagata to such  a condition  : thnt the- Emperor, fearful of losing  altogether tie servires of his ablest  officer, called him back to Tokio to  act ns his ,  CHIEF MILITARY ADVISER.    -  After tho war* Yamagata was made  a Marquis and tho now military rank  of Field Marshal vvas established, to  which ho wus promoted. The active  interference of Russia, backed., by  Franco and Germany, which deprived  Japan of thc fruits of hcr victory,  led the Government to seek some understanding t.'rrit would* preserve the  independence of Corea. Yamagata  was " appointed" special Ambassador  t for this purpose nnd proceeded to  .St. Petersburg, where lie effected  the  ��������� treaty whicli  is the basis of  Japan's  . latest    demands upon     Russia.'    Not  trusting altogether to this, Japan  proceeded to double lier army and  jTcntly -increase hcr navy. Several  officers .were promoted to the rank  of Field, Marshal in the army and  an e- ������������������-] rank in the navy and organized into a Supremo Council of  War.        Of this Yamagata was-made  ��������� chief, a position which he still holds.  " Corsidcring   the season, of  thc   year  and the .fact "that he is over sixty-  five years old and ratlvcr frnil phvsi-  " cal'y, it_ is improbable that he will  take the field  in  person, but in    any  " case ho will occupy much the same  place irr this war that Von. Moltltc  did iti  the Franco-Prussian  conflict.  WOMAN'S MGERS  THE LIVES OV ALL WOMEN BESET BY SECRET TROUBLES  A Simple and Certain Method by  Which the Ills of Girlhood and  Womanhood May be Overcome.  Every  woman's  health depends  upon, hot* blood���������ils richness and its re-  gulaii'ty.      Sometimes  it is  hard   to  believe   that nen ly  a 1  common  diseases spiing from the blood, no mutter  how dilferent they  may seem.    It  is hard,  for instance,  to  realli'.o that  rheumatism and indigestion are both  I.he   ctitiso   of had   blood,    and    both  cured by  good  blood.   Rut tliere can  ho no doubt in tlio Case of the secret  troubles    of   a   woman's   life,     f om  fifteen  to  fifty.   Tlie blood  Ip  plainly  the  cause of all  her iriegularllies  in  health.     Thun conies the signs of secret   illness,   tho    headaches;      backaches    nr.d sr.'twhes; thnpalo cheeks  and     dull    eyes;   the  failing .appetite  nnd   irritable      nerves;    the hysteria  and  .blliotiKiic's:    tie  weakness     and  lnngor;  tho distress  and despondency  iintl',. a'l   the  weary   wretched   feelings  Unit, attack womon in  their times of  ill health.'.. And the blood  is to blame  for  it all.       When tl.o  blood   is  rich  and  red  and  regular,   there  is    littlo  trouble  in  the lifo of maid  or mother.     Tliat is why Dr. Williams' Pink  I'ills for  I'ale People are woi Ui ti eir  weight     in     gold  to     every   woman.  Tl ey     actually     mako     new     blood.  Every   duse scnc'.s   galloping tlirough  lhe     veins     pure,   strong,  ii, h    red  ��������� llcxid  t'at  strikes  at  tho  cause     of  tlo      sccict     i Health.       'Ibe    new  blood  restores  regul.itity  and   brates  a 1 the spe ial  organs for their special     tasls.    In   t" is   way     Dr.     Williams'   Pink  I'ills  banish  the     back-  rv lies and headaches, sharpen  tho ap-  l-ctile  and   thc cneigies,   soothe     the  nerves and bi ing back tho rosy glow  of health  t'o  faded  checks.   This     is  the  sre inl  mision of  Dr.  Williams'  Pin1*- Tills and theic is no other medicine in  tho woi 11 can do  it so sttc-  ccsft.lly.      Mrs.JGeo. Dnrrby,   of Tilbury,  Ont.,  has  proved  tbe  truth  of  those      .'tutcments  and  says  so     for  tl c 1 cnrf'rt her expoi iencc may   bring  lo other suficring women.   Mrs. Danby says :  "I.think Dr. Williams Pink  Pi'Is  a  blessing  to  suITeiing  women.  For  a long time I  was  a great  suf-  fe cr     from the ailments tliat  afflict  s.o many of my fox.   I was extremely  nervous at all times, suffered a great  deal  wiUi headaches and  indigestion.  In   fact   I   vvas in  a most miserable  condition  when  I  began the use     of  Dr.    Wil iams'   Pink   Pills,  but  after  taking 'ti cm a short lime I began to  improve,    and  through   tlieir  further-  use I am  altogether  like a new  wo  man.      T   am sure   if   moro     women  wot Id take Ur. Williams* Pink    Pills  tl ey would be convinced of thc groat  good  ihov can do." '  What Dr..Wi liams* Pink Pills have  now, with war probablo in the Far  East, thero is a boom in all things  Japanese.  Tlio most practical blouses have  their Japanese effect in quuint touches of  embroidery.  Small pieces of this embroidery���������  faithful copies of work centuries old,  and of great value���������may bo bought  nt reasonable prices, and delightful  effects arc obtained by their use, for  these old Japanese embroideries arc  soft and beautiful in coloring.  A blouso ia dull bluo silk crepon,  trimmed with Japanese embroidery of  dull old blues on bud silks, is a particularly good example ot this style.  The green and orango embroideries  harmonize Wonderfully with several  of our modern dark shades.  More pretentious,-but still with old  Japanese embroidery us their char-  nclori-.tic feature, are tlie blouses  made  from mandarins'  Jackets.  These tire almost solidly covered  with tho old embroidery, and frequently have gold Interwoven with It;  but even with a gold dragon ou tho  blouse front the elTect is not so gay  or spertncular ns it sotiiv.i'8, for tho  dull soft tones of the old embroidery  nro quiet, irr spite of the somewhat  startling  designs.  A dull red r.tttin, embroidered nil  over wilh dull blue shaded butterflies  of varying sizes, is one of the Jap- ]  anesc idens in materials. A (.Villi  g'O'.'n penreo boldly embroidered in  ecru cotton  is another.  At ono of tho Oriental shops nro  to ho found decorative buttons covered with old Japanese embroidery  and sot in-metal rims.  HE:S A VETERAN  Of THE CRIMEA  AND  HE  TELLS    \vHAT  DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS BO FOR HIM.  Results from common soaps:  eczema, coarse hands, ragged  clothes,  shrunken   flannels  Any wise little fish begins   business  on a small scale.   .  Messrs.  C.  C.  Richards &  Co.,  Yarmou.h.N . S.  Gentlemen,���������In January last, Francis I. eclair, ono of the men employed by ire, working in tho lumber  woods, had a tree fall on him, crushing him fearfully. Iio was, whon  found placed on a sled and taken  homo, where grave fears were entertained for his recovery, his hips being  bidiy  bruised  He Knows Others Too Who Have  Been Troubled w*th ividney Complaint, Have TTsod Dodd's Kidney Pills and aro Well Peoplo  To-day.  Birdell, Ont.���������Mar. 7.���������(Special)���������  Postmaster Henry itird of this placo  is orre of those, grand old men who  carried lirit.iiin's (lag to victory over  the walls of Sobastopol. Ho tells j  many irr (cresting tales of those terrible* da.j s and also how ho escapes  the pultis and aches brought on by  so mnnv days and nights of hardships and exposure.  "1 have been troubled lor years,"  he snvs, "with Kidney Trouble  brought on by lying in the trenches  iii front of SeUnstopol whero thotis- '  nrr's of my brothers in arms lost ?  their lives. Rut overy time I feel my  trouble coming on I uso Dodd's Kidney Tills. I have found them do mo  good  eneh   nnd  every*, tin o.  "I never look more thnn ,orre or  two boxes at a timo nnd so never  pave theni a chance to mako a complete euro In my case. Rut when I  feel my trouble coming back I shall  surely uso Dodd's Kidney * Pills  again. For I know Dodd s Kidney  Pills can do oven moro'than in claimed for, thcm. I know some of my  neighbors who have tised them for  thc same trouble ns mvsclf and who  are well people to-day."   4   STEADILY -FOEGIWG AHEAD.  The Western Assurance    Company  is a Flourishing- Financial  Concsrn.  REDUCES  EXPENSE  JLak to* lUe Octagon Bar  OVEIt THE  WAHASTI.    ,  To the great World's Fuir, St. Louis,  Mo.,   opens  iccinher 1st.  April   .'llllli,   cluses  Covers 1,*J10 acres,  lie-  cost  <tSt  Of thc     many   flourishing  financial  concerns which    have their headquarters in Toronto, fow can point    to n  and   his  body  turned,'more gratifying record than that die  blnck  from  his  ribs to  his feet.     Wo i closed    at the annual  meeting of the  used MrNARD'S LINIMENT   on him | Western  Assurance  Company,  a     full  report  of which  appeared  in  the col-  freely to deaden thc pain, and with  the use of three bottles hc was completely cured and ablo to return to  his work.  SAUVEUR DUVAL.  Elgin  P.oad, L'lslet  Co., Quo.,  May 26th, 1803.  t-l  Grand Washington Excursions.  Via  Latkawarma   Railroad. Marcli  ,1 IS and April 15, S10 from Uullalo.  Limit ten days. Through Philadelphia, and Unltiraore. Cheap side  trips.     Full  particulars.   A.   Leadley,  3S  Yongo      St.,    Toro ,  or Philip  Fox,  Buflnlo.  done for Mrs. Danby thoy can tlo for  eve y growing gil and ailing woman  in Canada, if they arc given' a fair  and i oasonable use. . Dut you must  make s-jre you get the genuine pills  with the full name "Dr. Williams'  Fink. Tills for Pale People" on the  vviappcr around every box. To be  had'from dealers in medicine or by  mail "at SO cents'a box or six- boxes  for $2.50 by wiiting the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillc,  Ont.  "       GABIES THE KING-PLAYS."  His    Majesty    Is Proficient in    a  Great JIany.  Certainly no other monarch in the  world has ever become proficient at  so many different games and sports  as King Edv.aid VII. In bis cat ly  youth' he could pull a good oar wilh  on*.one. lie never took kiu'.'ly to  croquet, cousie'e: ing it too slow; but  he was keen upon i.e-hockey, "a game  . which he used to play on the lake  at Snn'.lringhum up. to a time when  hi.s sons were'old enough to-take  part in it -with him." So devoted.  was the Klrig to 'tennis that when,  as. Prince of. Wales, lie was starling  on his tour to Indiu, he insisted on  having a tennis-court arranged :on  the deck- of the "Serapis."? It was;  surrounded with* lofty .netting, antl  there his Royal. Highness vvas ready  to play, all ("ay tin'd every day, however gi eat tlio heat.   * ^ .'..,  Howl:-! has-been: a pet gamo.of the  Kirg for nmny "years, and* he is no  mean pei former nt ('iroits-. Di liards  he has always been fond of, and the  table at Sandringham is a pcrfc-.t  one. Latterly his Majesty has not  played ,-billiards much, but be use*  at'"one! time ,to be able to make-..a  nent  break  of  thirty.  Of late l.o haa token to golf. Ke  begun about fivo ..years ago, ''when,  staying in Co-many. His approac.h-  irg nn'd putting arc said to bn bettei' than lis driving. Ho has a private .course at Wlndsoj*. Tlio King  plavs.dii excellent gitnie of whist and  males a raid Inl pa'tner, for lie lias  a keen memory, while at. bridge he  is  also a thb'ro;'*h and steady  player.  Football, for nl>y**.>ti5i reasons, is  not usually Included in the educa  tion of the hv\- to lhe 'throne; but.  cricket tho King tins play������1. .' He      hoivjvw.  care'd much for it.  "Yes," ho said, "I nm up to my  neck in debt; but it's my misfortune,  not my fault." "Your misfortune?"  "Yes. ' You see, I havo a faculty for  making such .an excellent impression  upon people that they still persist in  trusting mo."  t   KEEr TIIE CHILDREN HEALTHY  If the children's digestive organs  aro all right, the children are all  right. Thoy will bc hearty, rosy,  happy and hungry. They will sleep  well, nnd grow well. You can got  your children right, and keep thorn  right b.v the use of Baby's Own Tablets, which cure all stomach and  bowel" troubles, nervousness, irritation while teething, break up colds  and-fevers, prevent croup and destroy worms. And .you have a positive guarantee that there is no. opiate or harmful drug in this medicine.  Mrs. Joseph Herbert, Killarney, Out.,  sa*. s:���������"Tam      triad     to    say     that  limns of The Mail and Empire or*  Saturday, Fob. 20. Tho financial  statement showed the company to h<>  steadily forging ahead, an appreciable  advancement in business being cvi  dent. Tho income for the year ,wns  SS.678.H87.d5, and the expenditure?  were S3,.0,72,47'l.85, leaving a profit  of $305,912.60, or upwards of 15 per  cent, on the company's cnnilnl slock  There was an increase of SI 31 ,(170.28  in premium earnings and of $10,  GP1.71 in interest earnings, while  there wns a decrease of S3,273.38 in  losses incurred. With assets of S3-  54fi.357.25 and a reserve fund of SI,*  2P9.850, the company's financial position is us secure and firmly established as wise and efficient management make  it.  An interesting portion of    President  George A. Cox's address was thnt in  which hc referred   - to  tho compnrrv's  i interest  in     the great fire  at Baltimore.    Having maintained an agency  there for SO years,  it would  be    nn  reasonable to hono to escane without  te esting account of Salvation Army I Kome  considerable  loss.     Tho      com  work      in      Japan   is   given by  Mr. | pnnv's shore of the insurance due had  Charles  Duce,  tho "Chief Secretary  gigantic and colossal undertaking ever attempted b.v mnn. The great  Wabash lino is the only railroad that  o.wns anil controls its own rails from  Canada, direct lo lho World's Fair  gates.  ,ho new superb and mngnillcont  trains built especially for l.hi^ traffic, pliers the Wabash in the very  first rank  for  lliis business.  For full particulars, address any  railroad agent, or .1. A. Kichtirdson,  D'st. Ptrss. ogt., N. 15. corrrer King  and  Yongo  Sis.,  Toronto.  The head master of a school recently put up a notice that on an early  date ho would lecture on the following subject:��������� "Our eyes, and how  we sec through them." Shortly af-  torwards he was astonished to find an  alternative titlo written underneath*���������  "Our     pupils,  through us."  and      how   they      seo  $100  Reward,  $ir<������.  ba  least  I1H.S  ami  ' tiiira  Swlvellor��������� "Speaking of Kmallweocl,  I consider him the most modest, unassuming irrnu 1 ever met in all my  life." (juilp���������"Then lie doesn'r think  too much ot hiiiis.'li''.'" Swlvellei���������  "Not nt (ill; not a bit conceited,  though ho ndnills llutt any other  man  bo."  Bed-rlcldon 15 years.���������" If any.  ody v. ants a written guarantee frum ma  .mstinally as to my wonderful cure from  i hctrmatism by Small Amorican Rheumatic  Cure I will bo tin gladdest woman in the  world to give it," s.iva Mrs. John Beaumont, of Elora. " I nod despaired cf recovery up to tha timo of liking this wonder,  fui remedy.    It cured completely."���������$8  A  woman  never     tiros of shopping  as long as her hair stays  in curl.  As   admirable Food  Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Heuralp  JAPAN'S  "WAR CRY."  -There are few, if any, parts of the  world  into     which      the     Salvation j  Army has not penetrated,  and     even |  among  the  subjects   of  tho  Emperor  of    ,Jnran..are thousands  of      loyal  fo'lowers  of  General  Booth.     An  in-  Tho   readers    of    this   pnpor   will  pleased   10   learn   llnil   there   Is   111  onu   ilrfuilci!   (lisctisu   ll'.ut   science  been   able  to  eure in  ull  its stni;cs  that   i.s   Cntarrh.      Hall's   Catarrh  In the only  positive cure now  known   to  the   medical   fraternity.      Catarrh    lici at!  a    constitutional     dihoasc,    rcquirus       a  constitutional treatment.   Hall's Catarrh  Curo   nt   taken   liitarnnll.v,   acting   direct-   (ji0   same   time,  ly   upon   the   blood   and   mucous   stirrac-  es of the system,  thereby destroying the  fmindntli'ii ��������� of    lho   disease,   and   Riving  lhe put lent btrcnglh   b.v   building  up   the  constitution   nnd  assisting  nnltiro   in   doing   its    irork.     Tbe   proprietor's       liavo  so   much   faith    In   its    curative   powers  that thoy ofier One  Hundred  Dollars foi  any case that it fails to curo.     Send foi  list   of   testimonials.  Address P.  J.   CHENEY   &  CO..  Toledo,   O.  Sold   bv   nil  rirtiRirl.-Us,   75c.  'Jake   Hall's   I'umily   1'ilU   tor   constlr  oalron.  A well-known. County judge tolls  a story 'about the cross-examination  of a bad-tempered woman in his  court. She was un Amazonian person. Her husband, obviously the  weaker vessel, sat sheepishly listening. The opposing counsel pressed  a certain question rather urgently  and she said', angrily, "You needn't  think to catch inc. " You tried that  once before." The barrister sard:  "Madam, I-have not the slightest desire to catch you; and your husband  looks as if ho wero sorry ho did."  "I He hire," said llclla sweetly,  ".vour t'ougl ts run exactly in unison wilh mine, Augustus. 1 had  those words in my mom'*." "Ye-s,  and I iaw him put Vm there, too,"  said little Tommy, who bud seen tlio  kissing  going  cm.  Miiiard's Linimsnt for sale [������2ijwiieri  "And who Is this?" asked Aunt  Clara, pointing to thc picture of a  chubby child in skirts. "That," said  Hobby, who had been wearing knick-  crLoccrs for some time, "is me when  1 was a girl."  of the Japane-e contingent of the  army. Slatting work eight years  ago on a small scale, they have now  thirty-eight corps and outposts, an'd  ni"ety ollieers and cadets, neaily nil  of whoino are Japanese. Ten thousand copies a fortnight .of tie Japanese "War Cry" aro circula'le'J, a  phenomenal sale for a religious periodical in Japan, wheie eve.n some  of thc 'g cat "dailies" have a circulation which! barely equals that of  an  ordinary "provincial paper  lieic.  been estimated ot SSiSO.OOO, which  wss about equal to ' the cornr*.inv'p  income for one month". The prohnhle  advancement of rates in other cities  on similar properties >to those rie-  st.roved will largelv onset this loss.  Mail and  Empire, Toronto.  Many a man  would  bo  glad  if his  wifo would talk  to  herself.    -  THE  DEADLY   STREETS.  According to official figures furnished by Polico Commissioner Greene, it  costs the city of New. York one life  per day. or 365 lives per annum, to  keep the traffic of the streets moving. Out' of this total sucrifice - of  human life, street cars were responsible for 172 deaths, waggons and  trucks     killed   146,  sundry  accidents  Baby's Own Tablets have  done      myj^"^,    twciiW-nlno      fatilities.   run-  ���������' ���������- I away horses  killed seven persons, bi  cycles  killed    two.  while  nine deaths  littlo one a great deal of good. I  .haye__al������p_ given some ofthe Tablets  to friends who have found"tliem cqu~  ally satisfactory. "All medicine  dealers sell the Tablets or they will  bo sent by* mail at 25 cents a box  by writing Thc 'Or. Williams Medicine  Co.,  llrockvillc,  Ont.  TIGER  Or  TIIE SEA.  were-charged-to thc-automobile   DOCTOR'S  COFFEE.  And His Daughter Hatched Him.  Thc disagreeable fact hns to be  faced, according to the concurrent  testimony of fishermen of several  mittens,  that    tho shark     has   once  more to be reckoned with in Europe-           an waters. In tho Baltic, where j thought to see how much there w:as  sharks had been extinct since .1759, |inthe Postum argument against cof-  tlroy  hive   mado     their  reappearance-feo  in  considerable  numbers,  and  several i    "So I resorted to Postum,  cutting  off the colTee, and to my surprise and  Coffee drinking troubled the family  of a physician of Grafton, W. Va.  who  describes the  situation  briefly:  "Having suffered quite a while  from vertigo, palpitation of the henrt  and many other derangements of the  nervous system and finding no relief  from usual    methods--of treatment, I  . or Over Sixty Years  Wae. Wtkbiow's SnoTnrKu Svi ui* Iiiib born iisen hj  villllnniof niiilliirs for the r chiltlrcn while tee hmi:  lt snothen thf cliiM, ftofc n. th K*'in*, al lOrfpain. o-uet  wiml colic.rrgulntealliu viomtcn unil liowcls, antl in (hi  If nt remedy fer DUnlimo. T������eiitv-(i*e c, rita a liotilt  Sold l.y dru/Kiftt* lhr������ii|iltout rhe world. lUt tur. urn]  ask fur " Mod. Wikswjw smoothing hvn-ne."   1*2-0.*  'Doting Mamma ��������� "Rodney  e'ear, to-morrow is your birthday.  What vvo; Id you like bent ?" "Hodney  (afler a b. iff season of cogitation) :  "I t'. ink I'd like to see the _schopl  burn down."'  Friend (from tho next street, to  happy father)���������"Halloa, Peters, let  me congratulate youi I hear that  you have a new boy at your, house."  ITajvpy Father���������"lly George! can you  hoar him a'l that distance?"  fad's Linlrasnt Cures Dandruff.  First Workman���������"Do you belong to  the union?" Second Workman���������"Of  course!     Ain't I out of work?"  iislring boats report having had whole  draughts of ��������� fish devoured from the  riots, which wore broken in the Belt  and the Cattegat. A fisherman who  fell overboard narrowly escaped with  his life. Shoals of sharks, some of  them of large size,, have been? seen  oft tho German coast, and thoy arc  oven reported as becoming far from  rare in the North Sen. Their presence, is attributed to their pursuit of.  tho herring shoals oh-the west coast  of Norway.  -      "WAR AIvTD WOOTAS'S DRESS.  Fashion"  Following  the     Eastern  Cloud.  As trade is said to follow the flag,  fashion scours to adapt herself to the  conditions, of larrds and scenes to  whicli public attention is directed.  This is particularly so iu the caso  of war. ���������*-  Tho dramatic siege of the Peking  Legations mndo popular the conspicuous mandarin jackets; the . Anglo-  Japanese alllnnco anglicised thc kimono In various forms, and oven, to a  certain  extent,   the  quaint  obi;     and  satisfaction have found entire relief  from all my sufferings, 'proving conclusively thc baneful effect of coffee  and the way to be rid of it.  j-"i have found Postum completely  takes the place of coffee both in flavor and in taste. It is becoming  more popular every day with many  of bur people and is having great  demand here. <  "My daughter, .Mrs. Long, has  been a sufferer >for a long timo froni  attacks pf acute indigestion. By tho  dismissal of coffee and using Postum  in its place she has obtained complete relief.   . ,  "I have. also heard from many  others who have used your Postum  very favorable accounts of its good  effects. ..'.- '. '���������'���������  "I prescribe Posl.um i'ri place of  coffee in a great many cases and I  believe tbat upon its merits Postum  will come into general use." Name  given by Postum "Co., Battle Creek,  Mich.  Look for the famous little book  "The TJiiad to Wellville," in each  package.  Mlod's LlnliREnt Cures Burns, etc.  Sunday-School Teacher���������"Who loves  everybody, WillyV_' Willy���������'^My pa  does, cos, he is trying to"~get_irito~tbo-  towu council."  Little but Searching.���������*Dr. Von  Stan's Pintwppla Tablets 1.re not big iraui-  ���������ona doses tbat con lain injurious drugs or  narcotics���������thoy ������ro' the pure vegetable  |>epaia���������the medicinal extract from ffaia  luscious fruit, and the tablets are prepared  In as palatable form as tho fruit itself.  They cura indigestion. 6: in B box, 35  cents.���������36  53:3.00 to thc.l'ncific Count  Via the Chicago-Union & Nortli-Western Line from Chicago daily during  March and April, to San Francisco,  Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Ta-  coma. -Vancouver and other Pacific  Coast points. Very low rates to Helena, .Butte, Spokano, Ogdon.nnd  Salt Lake City. Corresponding low  rates from all points..-.. Daily and personally conducted excursions in Pullman tourist sleeping cars : t.o San  Francisco, Los Angeles" and Portland,  through,without change, double berth  only $7.00. Choice of routes. For  particulars' address B. II. Bennett, 2  ���������East King St.,Toronto, Ont.  A writer says that the. ancient Romans had no word for. ''yes." But  when Claudius somebody asked Apuli-  us somebody else if he would like to  meander down tlio Appian W'ny to a  certain establishment, for the sale of  liquid comforts, there probably was  some available expression ih'the'language equivalent to "Don't caro if  1 do."  .Unsophisticated Cook���������"If     you  please, mum, thc butcher says I shall  get five per cent, on all the orders I  give him. What does that mean?"  Mistress���������"It means, Mary, that we  shall luive a new butcher.  Onto Short PufF Clears the  Head.���������Does your h>.ad ar hu ? Have you  pains over your eyes ? Ia the breath offensive r Tb. se are certain symptoms of  Catarrh. Dr. Agnrw's Cat.-irrhal Powder  will cure most stubborn cases in a marvellously shoi t timet. If yrn've had Catarrh  awe-ekit's a sure cure. If it's of fifty years'  standing it's just as effective.   50 cents.���������57  ONE-WAY   KATES.  Every day from March 1 to' April  SO, l'JO-t, the Union Pacific will sell  One-way Colonist tickets at tho following rates from tho Missouri  Kiver:  $20.00 to Ogdcn and Salt Lake  City.  S20.00 to Butte, Anaconda and  Helena.  522.50 to Spokane and Wenatchcc,  Wash.  S25.00 to Everett, Fnirhavcn, What-  coin, Vancouver and Astoria, via  11 un11 ngton   aird"SjfdkancT  $25.00 to Portland nnd Astoria; or  to Tacoma and Seattle, via Huntington and Portland or via Huntington  and Spokane.  S25.00 to Ashland, Iloseburg, Eugene, Albany and Stilcrn, via Port-  lund.  $2.">.00 to San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Iliego nrrd many other California points.  From Chicago arid St. Louis proportionately low rates are in effect  by lines connecting with tho Union  Pacific to all above points.  For. full information call on or address, F. IJ. Choate, O. A., 126  Woodward  Ave, Detroit, llich.  The Bridegroom���������"Would you mind  if I went, into a smoking compartment, clear?" The Hrldt���������"What! tb  smoke?" Tho Bridegroom���������"Oh, dear  no. I want tb experience the agony  of being away from you, so that the  joy of my return will be all the more  intensified."  Lever's Y-Z (Wiso fiend) Disinfectant Soup Powder is a boon to any  home.       It disinfects anJ  cleans    ut  "Orre of the papers yesterday referred 'to my husband as an eminent  statistician," observed Mrs. Fangle  to Mrd. Curnso. "Oh," replied tho  latter, in an encouraging tone, "I  wouldn't mind that. Everybody who  knows Mr. Fangle won't believe tiny  such nonsense. We aro all slandered  moro or loss "  pop  Finest quality and flavour.  COCOA  Nutritious and Economical.  4P���������21  FEATHER   DYEING  Cle*nlu������ anl Curllac and Kit GIoth cleanrd    TkaM  can r������ Mat bf pa.u hnru V"<* ���������*������������������' I'!"* *���������  BRITISH   AMERICAN   DYEING CO.  UOUVKJUlL.  BASTEDO'S "  KIH3   ST.,   EA*T,  10F.GHT0.  8<-  CIAL  SALE 6F'  tena for c.trvlo?.    Wesr.ve cxTn T������l*'������*  mm** Furs and daislng.   Soud torprlo 11(f)  11-04  Poultry,  Butter,  Eggs,  Honey,  Apples,  THE  Dawson Commission Co,,  -   - ���������XOROWTO. LIMITB*'  T.  !���������'.  ALL    KIND9   Of  PRUITS  And Farm Produce generallyi  consign it to us  en I we will get  you good price*.  Oisgustmg Catarrh:  SecLT3 Rsfief In ID  Minutes  And a Radical Cure.  Docs your hc.nl ache? jlavc vou  pui mm ������\i!f yciiii eyu*.? Is there a cun-  sLaut. rtroppititf in thu throuw Ik the  breath oil ohm ve? TIium* uro certain  symptoms of Caturrh. l>r. Agnew's  Cuturriiul PowiJer will euie ino������L stulw  boru c.t.Mis in a marveloiibly short  time. If you've I.art catarrh a w������������*ok  it's it sure euro. li it's of firty years'  tttauriiiig   it's   jufct  as   elTectivc.    * IV  Dr,  Agnew's Pill a are  the  best.  40 Dose* 10 cents.  Dominion Line Steamships  Montr������al %-a Liverpool  Portt-aort to L verpoo'  Large and i-obt, fatc.nija.i.ps. Superjo.  accouniiotlatioji for all ciut-ses ut pa.**  center.*!. Saloons and StaUitoonis ar.  atniUbhips. Special attention has bevt  given to the h>i-con<l Saloon and Thirci-  Clut-s itcconuiicxiatioii. For rules u*  piiM-juges and all particulars, apply ti  any a^ent of 'tho Company, or to pas*  ceucer   uup;h.  DOMINION   LINK   OFI-'ICKS:  17   St.   Sacrament   St..   Montreal  YOTra GHOCEHIES all Over th#  Kitchen.    Send for one ox Our  MOUSE-PROOF  GROCERY CABINETS  In Oak, with Metal   back. Sent to  any address on receipt  ol $1.75  The Bennett Mfg. Co.  PtCKSRINC. 0KTARI0.  Oo net send stamps.    Agents wanted  I  understand }hat the Santa  Fe will sell one-way colonist  tickets tj  CALIFORNIA  during March and April at very low rates  *38  From Chicago and  $25 liom Kansas City.  Pleas- advisa  ir.e lull  particulars.  A   m\  Name ���������  Street Uio   City and Stat*.  ALL TH������ WAY.  Cut out Ui'a adTeitifement frQd oall to  F. T. Hendry. Qtn. Kit., A. T. &*. K. Ry., 151 GrltwoM St.. Detroit. Mleh.  >2 Handsome BISQUE DOLLS  Alsoa LOVELY BR ACE LET ���������ndgpLlDGO LP -nnlahod  -JEWELLED   RIW<3^= =  GVRL������1  Hers Is alwaasefams Berfefta  gtooter totA rnffhoeixr���������iau  antral Ocst fltcacv to. lale Its our  Christens Bate. V.Onnwttl.<xzTT  tii-m ������.*? ftu acwaar ������������������ 7. ��������� caa *-*v*  Ucnir?**������r*fcvlm*wK'c. Ttor  arrtrrts.*. ICgl���������^g|aatta������tr   1-2 YARD TALL  fists,*!! ������ntfe Urtat a^4 Vtltt !a lo<aAf  ntzion. uSmowl rah L*c������ beautiful Iao-**  ���������__ vnn*a*jr* Vt*1*T*cz������. lsiYrlr t>:rh*������* i>cl  T.Atll'Mr W������n*-js OcWW**   stcioc^ SB '-rf. DucU*., it-,    fitjr*  1-v^.kt.���������. . .    *(fc2������'*Cr������>'������3*������<lfiro������������h*������adtoto������.  *>**?* t ������5 C=rt7 GclSea IUir  r*sSr Tr������ib. DdotifJ ������k*j*<!rc  ^7atsb.b-(iD������li-tVTtct7-tiiu>rA|  #%G*\*,t,]'i*z*'*nlm'}vevicnt,  .    Our Hide fri-a-ii wko<*ra  jy uurlofel/ liotucaaohmia _.     S) thli rxnatifal Wszcti T?������->. ^ Uaa fcrtti   DsEt ��������������������������������������������������� to*ior,_  *) m*i*mym*mmmV*aVtmmmmJ*X*������*mmmmX*r ������1* f. StOOl BVtOCt Bjlfcy*  ������j    GER&ViT-v offeraxTBasfl.'bftrfisJbt.   Tr-*- vlll pre yen  %21ovot3rBliu{aeZ&Us������40k* ���������. fcanatan*ble X>ott  ^' n������ dcucrtnoJ. fe-a ether & fe~c*zf>il Blx-ixa* Ximity Soil  al������alorcIyKo������.irr���������"   let fctnl ft bouiatifni   tlac. an FB������X lor <-oi--g   _. 2 ior *ai������^f coir XO iivi������cf������ at lOea  p*da������������������ of Uanr.a Wa*hi*<- tXie. ihe prtct wxahwUy b������h\  '*������ Coughing is an outward sign of  inward disease, .  Curo tho'disease with  ion  Tha Lung +  Tome  and thc cough will stop.  Try   it   to-night.     If   it doesn't  benefit  you,   we'll   give   your  money back.  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. S07  25c. 50c. $1   LcRoy, N. Y., Toronto. Cnn.  15���������04  Issue No~.~10^H~  nur laao usl td*itvm% ttX aaos. bo moo 77. WE  ^ _ _ STVOU(wai������s>f B-r^toftytaaQ fcitp^M. Tr������aUa  jrt *tA yon yvMh tlw Raise bmadsoate Ool-d-finlalieiX  -5} Scarf FIbcj anil SsvocSiac* Yoj glre m kxrxxi. or&irf  .5 P.n Fim vfttix c*cU fw������*5������ ������dSnTsr T^a toll. Airaojt ercfr*  -^ bod/will bur. Ercryl������tfTj9������iiJ Ifc5n-. ^7bfOso>U^>bIIDIH  X tlie money. ������UC0. %oO. X*m vfil ���������e������d ]Ma *i osr* Ite two loreJy  ^l)oUa>nt1*Uiafci3<tio������aP>le3fatfti^lEfaf. Th������ titxslltnl ^r^.  ; ���������������) nuarm wo cflsr ste sotto te *vt~mpzn& t* tht ch������*p pr<macrii  -5) asiictiy ff-Tsn. ^������tu������rfea(aMrc9B^*iscli*kiCofvalait>lo  ,*)t>rerahini������f-(������*a9lKSJ9������������rk. V*>a������������rCaVaiiiabaria*eBSftna aad  < will licit 70a ������Or kM ii ie |M ezpecctbe r������ae Irom 700.  y&tlim&i&wjvurtx^am&e&Y^tXKlMn -Ul thew hs*-S-  Onotne prcscittii b* m tow -*Br>���������l'fcMV Ttoo DCarvel  4-fll^^-C^SAK^r WC T^rnrt,. *������y  ''J Aamoney wzssbI, twMo&ujnaiyoaroanpocket.''**  ''J weDu^eart^9$������3sai**9*toddrrrert.ttso,un(Uosu:j>ru.  'v ������ntarijh(tojour������iWre������TrJcl������ont>ctisUns5-ou<nie'jaat.  ���������flHiUKmbo; Qiris. Taeiro tbcM lorelv precents fre.  'A> tocwtluig txly IS ptdages ot Win-el'wuhiuE Hme.  KE1BA FB������SE3*i*TS  -  Given to 7011 F������EE besides Uie  2 LOVELY DOliBr^  Berast solid  Gald-antsTtied  JowelledSing  ���������   Handsoine  heavy sterling  rsilvar-patcd  ehosodbracelet  MggjaljggTOlT^SjIitiWWia^^ i^ffXTCra  25*=*-?  ?S&m!&aWgg&  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  Our Guarantee Goes With Our  Or Yoim Money Refunded.  Reliable Goods  At Good Values  "W  ���������w  COMPARE VALUES���������The keener the investigation the surer we feel of. your business.  Clothing  Men's Furnishings  Underwear  Hats and Caps  We will Give You Exceptional Values in Goods and Prices.  WHITE AND COLORED QUILTS  LACE, PORTIERE CURTAINS  SHEETINGS  SHEETINGS  PILLOW COTTONS  These are Bread and Butter Goods.    Everyone knows the Values.    Call and get Quotations.  Men's Shoes  The Harlow Shoe Co., one  of the Best American makes.  The Twentieth Century���������  NO BETTER SHOES ON THE MARKET TO-DAY.  Ladies' Shoes  Oxfords   and Slippers  just  to hand.    A  full  range of the Empress     igj^  Shoes are now to hand and are worthy of inspection.  Millinery and Dress--  making Upstairs.  &  WE NEVER SACRIFICE QUALITY FOR PRICE ; WE FREQUENTLY DO SACRIFICE PRICE FOR QUALITY.  Millinery and Dressmaking Upstairs.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ������  FOR  Fountain Syringes  Hot Water Bottles  Atomizers  GO TO THE  Canada Drug  and Dook Company  ���������Fresh dales, figs and raisins in at C.  B. Hume & Co's.  ���������Refrigerators ! Refrigerators !! atR.  llowson's Furniture Store.  Sir H. Al. Stanley, the African explorer, diet! on Tuesday from chronic  heart trouble.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������a  Coming Events  Victoria Day, May 2ith, Colleen Bawn  at the Opera Ho'use.  May 19th���������Concert and Dance, under  aiispices Revelstoke Orchestra, Opera  House.  LOCALISMS  ���������Ice Cream Sodas at Bews'.  R. Siefert, of Salmon Arm,  visited  the city this week.  ���������Dr.  XV.  J.  Curry, resident dentist,  over Bews' drug store.  Reduced  rates will be given on all  railways to Calgary for May 2ith.  ���������Unferniented  Grape Juice at Bews'  Drug Store.  Messrs.   Kernaghan   and Taylor returned from Chicago Monday evening.  ���������Artistic Wall papers aFR. Howson's  Furniture Store, get prices.  Fire Brigade Xo. 2 will hold an "At  Home"' in the City Hall tomorrow |  evening.  ���������Rhubarb, lemons, bananas and  oranges, 30, 35, 40, and 45c. a dozen at  C. B. Huuie & Co's.  Wm. Mollison left on Monday morning on a trip to Manitoba and the St.  Louis Exposition.  ���������It does not matter what you want  in dinner or toilet sets you can get  them at C. B. Hume Az Co's.  The license commissioners met yesterday at Arrowhead and grunted a  license to the Union Hoiel Co., Ltd.  ���������12ft. Linoleum, Inlaid Linoleum,  Floor oil, Matting and Carpet, at R.  Howson's Furniture Store.  The Independent band gave an open  air concert Saturday night, which was  much appreciated by a large number  of citizens.  ���������CARPENTERS WANTED���������Twelve  first-class carpenters wanted, eight  months* work, wages 40c. per hour,  apply J. Kernaghan, Revelstoke.  Mrs. Biggins and Miss Alice Hodge,  of Victoria, sister and niece of Mrs. D.  McPhadden came in on Saturday last  on a month's visit to Mrs. McPhadden.  ���������FURNISHED ROOM WANTED-  Young gentleman requires furnished  room, vicinity of Court House preferred. Apply stating terms to P. O.  Box. 162.  Several local sporting men are talking of attending the sports celebration  in Calgary on May 24th.    The valuable  prizes offered are attracting very fav-j  prable comment.  ���������Everything in chemicals drugs, and  patent medicines at the Canada Drug  iS; Book Co.  Miss Jessie Orr left on Sunday for  Victoria, where she will join the nursing staff of the Royal Jubilee Hospital.  ���������Fancy Gilbert and Gibson Girl  Stationery, the very best, of paper arrd  envelopes, just opened up at Canada  Drug ������fc Book Co.  In our report last tveek-of the Bachelors "At Home" we omitted.to mention that the catering was done by  Mrs. MoKitrick of the Palace Restnn-  ant, in a manner Which drew forth  high encomiums from those present.  G. Afctwooil, Esq., consulting engineer of the Great Western Mines Co.  a wived in the city from England on  Friday last and proceeded on Monday  morning to Ferguson where the company's properties are located.  XV. H. Elson, whose face is so familiar to the travelling public as  Conductor between Kamloops and  Laggan has been appointed trainmaster of this division tind ou Tuesday entered upon the duties of his  new position.  A wrestling match has beeu arranged between Ji D. McLennan, amateur  champion of B. C. and the Maritime  provinces and James Wilbur, of Chicago, to take place in the Opera house  on Tuesday, evening next. 17th inst.  Seats will be reserved for the ladies,  -who are cordially invited to be present.  This will be a good, clean exhibition  of science, skill and strength and  should be well patronized. The con-  ditions-of=the-inatch--wiII-bc-foumUin-  another column. Doors will be open  at S:30 and time called at 0 o'clock.  Monday Mr. Perry Leake re-surveyed  the land on 2nd St. opposite the drill  hall, preparatory to the construction  of new headquarters for the Revelstoke  Telephone Co.  1 EVERYIHINd  FOR THE BATH  Things that are necessary to cleanliness. Toilet  articles that make bathing a  pleasure and a luxury. Our  Prices will suit you. Just a  few hints.  PERFUMED 80AP8  CA8TILE 80AP  FLESH BRU8HE8  8HAMP00 CREAM8  VIOLET AMMONIA  TALCUM POWDERS  RUBBER MAS8 BRU8HE8  FINE BATH SPONGES  BATH MIT8  TOILET WATER8  HAND SCRUBS  8EA SALT  BATH SPRAY8  RUBBER 8P0NCE8  There will be fit football match on  the Athletic Association grounds on  Saturday afternoon at 2:80 p. in.  Car Shops vs. City. Opening game of  the season. Everybody come and  root.  - Win. Rooine left for Sicainous Wednesday night to attend to the closing  of the salt*, of the" Lakeview Hotel to  Mrj James Black who has been in Lhe  frozen north for several year's past.  W'e lire pleased to inform our* readers that rm new cases uf scarlel lever  have developed since last issue. Several families arc now out of qii.-irarrLiiie  and it i.s expected that the ban will be  raised entirely a few days hence.  No. 2 of this morning was in two  sections, tin; first consisted of 4 carloads of Chinamen en route to the  Eastern States under escort, 3 carloads  of silk and 1 of fish. The second  section was made tip of 11 cars containing many recent arrivals from the  Orient.  Ed. Graham, who left early last  week for a hunting trip up I.-aac creek  was in towrr Friday and reported that  the result of his quest so far was a  splendid specimen of a silver tip  measuring S feet and a one year old  dark brown bear which he had caught  alive and has chained up at Wigwam.  Our esteemed contemporary pays  the telephonic and telegraphic communication rather an equivocal compliment in his last issue by attributing  to it the cause of delay in reporting  the accident which happened to R. G.  Hargreavc. one of the employees of  the The Silver Cup Mines Co. several  months ago.  Mr. John Pluinmer. a resident of  Clan William, was brought into the  hospital Monday in a state of unconsciousness, upon examination it wn.s  rfouncLtbat���������Lwo-i-i bs-had-heen-broken  in addition to abrasions on the head  and hands. It is believed that the old  gentleman lost his balance whilst  seaching for eggs and fell from the  ham loft to the ground.  Ruth Harley, 10 years old. was shot  at Calgary orr Monday morning by  some person unknown." The'unfortunate young girl was feeding the  chickens in the back yard of her  parents' home about 11 o'clock in the  morning when a shot was fired and  the bullet struck the young girl in the  throat severing the juglar vein, nnd  she died shortly after* at tho genera!  hospital. Up to the present the police,  of Caluritry have been unable to find  the party who fired the fatal shot.  tytytytytytytyty<M>tytytytytytytytytytytytytytytyty  ^VisS***--*^^^  ������ ALWAYS-RgMfiMftigft   ^5i&a '"  ASO  Are manufactured to  Secure Your  Confidence  and Patronage.  SCH  Are  manufactured to  |>    Secure Your Confidence  and Patronage  1  THE    PI-A.NOL.A.    PIANO "playing '  attachments  FOR ALL PARTICULARS APPLY TO  J. M acleod, Agent  Second Street,  Revelstoke.  THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.  PAT. 8EPT.. 1900.  R. HOWSON & CO.,  FURNITURE DEALERS .  AGENTS   FOR   THE   " OSTERMOOR"   MATTRESS  Your Opportunity  If onr values were rrot a little  .".ny'others in town, -would our  increasing as it is ?  Jt   doesn't   take   buyers   long-  they can spend tlieir money  where  adv.intii  better  than  business   be  lo   find   out  to tho   best  price  have  It isii'l only the low  articles cheap���������it must  goods are dear at arry price.  Wi  store.  that  makes our  quality���������shoddy  e have no room for shoddy goods in   our  "tt hen you buy from us you  are sure of  getting only the newest and best goods.  MEN'S    OUTFITTERS  Everything a man wears:���������Suits. Hats,  Hals, Shirts, Underwear, Collars, Ties, Braces,  Gljves, Hose, Shoes. - We lit vou from head to  foot. Trunks, Valises, Dress Suit Cases,  Umbrellas, etc.  OUR    GROCERIES  Are acknowledged lobe tbe freshest, best,  and . cheapest. GIVE US A TRIAL ORDER  TO-DAY.  To purchase a building lot in'the choicest residential portion  of the City is NOW.  All indications point tb the coming year as the most prosperous year in Revelstoke's history. **  At the" opening of Spring, and the building boom that is  inevitable, that choice plot that you'*have contemplated buying, may he advanced hi price or bought for speculation.  AVe have, facilities, not generally possessed hy otiier agents  that we offer you on a building proposition on these most  desirable residence lots of the  Smelter Townsite  REVELSTOKE  INSURANCE AGENCY, Ltd.  MACDONALD & MONTEITH  FIRST STREET  CLEARANCE SALE Of FURNITURE  Wc have a large number- of lines which we want lo reduce. We will give  you a good discount on any of them. We are going to make our Showrooms  considerably larger and we will give you all kinds of tempting offers to help  us reduce our stock in order that' we' may carry out our alterations, ASK  FOR DISCOUNT.  John E. Wood,  Cabinet Making;'  Upholsterine  REVELSTOKE  FURNITURE STORE  '  Picture Framing.  HOTEL  tytytytytytytytyty4^tytytyty4^tyty ty ty ty ty ttlty ty ty4,  BISGhtR  Sewing Machine?;  ���������Can bc purchased on  payment of $5.00 per  month.  Anybody wanting a  Ilrst-class Singer Sew?  ing Machine on easy  t*rrns, can g*������t lh<*m:  from  NOTICE.  Xotice in liereby Riven   that thirty ilays ,  .ft������r  date I Intend f.o apply lo the Chief Com mission-fir  ofLaruIn and Workrt for a special lioen.se to cut  nnd carry away timber from the following de-  Hcribed lamls in the West Kootenay district:  1. Commencing at a post marked "E. McBean's  south ea-Ht corner post, and planted at the west  bank of the Columbia river opposite the mouth of  Jfoldich creek, thence north 80 rhain.i, thence  west 80 chains, thencft south 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains to the place of commencement.  2. Commencing at a post mnrked "k. Mc Roan's  north east corner nost," and planted at the west  hank of the Columbia river opposite the month of  fioldich creek, thence south So chains, thence  west 80 chains, thenee north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains to tho place of commencement.  Dated this 2/itlt day of April, lOn-t.  H. Manning, Agt.  Mackenzie Avenue.  (J>A/v*N������*VS^***^V\*ViA>*VVVVV������(N<VVV'VN  m!2  TC. McBKAX.  w.  BEWS, Phm.  Druggist and Stationer,  Next Hume Mock.  NOTICE.  Notice  i.t herehy given  Unit  thirty ilnyH aflor  (l.'tlK I intcrid to (twily to tin; Clilof C'mmjisaioili'r  nt /.anrl.H anil Work* for ji npociiil llcunne to cut  and t'.-ixry away thnbur from tho following dc  Kcrilieil land* in tho West Kootonny ilistrict:  CnmmorKiinrt:at   a  prmt  markod "15. McIIciiii'm I  .Honth wont corner post," and planted at the Hide of  the liix Iturid Irall ahoiil S rnllcM north of Dnwriio  creek,  theneo   north   SO   chains,   theneo   criHt 801  ehalim,   tliniiGo  south   Ho   chains, thence wcsl So j  chains to the place of commencement.  Dated this and day of May, Idol.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given ifcae thirty <lay8 after  date I intend ttrnpply to UV> ������!.*ef ('omrnihsionw  of Lands and Works for a stpccfo.1 licence to cnt  and carryaway timber from the following dewrribed  ands In theWestKootr^rriy (li������trrct :     ���������  J. Commencing ������t ������ post planted about a  ((darter of a mil* north ot Jiownle creek trail  and about four miles np from tho III* Bond  trail and marked "O. H. Nngle's xoirth west  corner," thence north 10 ehnin*. theneo cast  ISO chains, ihcnco smrrtlr 10 chain*, theneo  wost 1(50 chains to Initial post.  2. CommenelnK nta xiost planted on the sldo  of thc Downieoriiok trail about throe and one-  half, miles np from tho H?]*K<j*'oml trull niirt  marked "Cf. H. Nngle's north ��������� west corner,"  thonce east SO chains, theneo Kniith HO chains,  thonno west SI) chains, therroo rrorllr 80 chains  to Imrial post.  Dated thlssoth April, ir.01.  It. ComrrioirnliiK at n post. planted on tlie  north brink nf Downio crook irhmit two mlloH  from the mouth arid marked "O. II. Naulo's  south east cornor,'! theneo north 80 chains,  tieric.o wost 80 chains, thonco .snnth 80 chains,  Ihence east W) chnlns lo tho Initial post.  Hated this llrd day of May, J0O4.  nr!2  K. McMKAiV.       "112  O. Ji. NAOI.K.  Japanese  Bond  THE NEW  PAPETRIE  We have a trew and welf  selected slock of tliis (asJiion-  able stationery in boxes hy the  rjnire with envelopes to match.  Our stock of Slationery is  being- enlarged weekly and we  are confident that wc have one  of tire besl .selections in the city.  We have just received the  latest novelties in Tally Cards'  for afternoon and evening entertainments in Gibson and Chrislie  girl sketches.  Give tis a call before yoir  purchase. We nre always  pleased to see you.  J. A. BUCKHAM  Rod Oross Drugrator-o.  Mackenzie Avo.  VICTORIA  W. M. Brown,   Prop.  One of the best and  commodious hotels in the  Citv      '   V^l it Y ��������� *������ ��������� *r ��������� ��������� a _  Free 'Bus meets all trainr.  Hourly Street Car.  Fare 10 Cent*.  Front Street.  Revelstoke  Orchestra  Untlct* the above auspices  a popular  Concert and Dance  willbegiven in the  Opera House, May 19thi  A NOVEL PROGRAMME  IMPORTED TALENT  A++AA+*++/++++*++*/++***+**  TICKET'S 50c.    -  Dance Free to  Reserved Seats 75c.  Ticket Holders.  ..  y^AA^Vd  VVANTJ.'n>:���������A position ns Stenographer or Book-keeper by a young lady.  Address; "Stenographer," Hebaj.d  Ofllce, IJovolstoke, B. O.  ���������Just opened up a nice lino of toilet  soaps from 25c. to 75c. a box, 0. B.  Hume & Co.  Chas. Knowles, proprietor of? the  Imperial Hotel, Portland, Oregon, was  ti passenger on 'Wednesday's No. 1 eu  route to Edmonton, N. W. T., where  he purposes looking iover the ground  preparatory to making additional  investments.  Fernie  Toronto  Rochester    ,  Baltimore  It pays  to Insure  EQUITABLE  RAPES  ABSOLUTE SECURITY  Revelstoke  Insurance Agency  Limited.  ���������Go to C. B. Hume & Co's. for Lnwn  j Mowers. Garden Tools, Shelf and  j Heavy hardware.

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